shifter romance

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Catching Midnight

Catching Midnight features the upyr, an immortal, shape-shifting, blood-drinking race. Although written about by no less than Tolstoy, Emma Holly first introduced the upyr to romance readers in 2002's Fantasy anthology. As a fan of Ms Holly's work, I had high hopes for a book that combines two sub-g ...

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Tainted Trail

I was so impressed and intrigued by Wen Spencer's debut book, Alien Taste, that I couldn't wait to read the next book in the series, Tainted Trail. So when it came in the mail, I dropped everything else I was reading and gobbled it up in one sitting. I was happy to spend some more time with Ukiah an ...

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Bitten

Oooohh, I love a good monster story! Vampires, werewolves, the supernatural, the undead; I just eat them up. If you're like me, and you're always up for some romance served spooky style, Bitten, Kelley Armstrong's first book, is one of the best on the menu this year. Elena Michaels is a werewolf, ...

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Secret of the Wolf

Though this is the much-awaited next installment in two paranormal series by Susan Krinard, I had a hard time getting through it. Quentin is a uniquely dark hero with unusual demons to slay, but his character is just about the only thing you can look forward to in this slow-moving and clichéd story ...

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The Silver Wolf

The Silver Wolf is a dark fantasy with a romantic happily ever after ending. I enjoyed it immensely but it's not a book for everyone. It contains huge amounts of explicit violence and a teensy bit of untraditional sex. But if you're like me and are willing to venture into the unusual to satisfy the ...

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Rejar

"He was a totally sexual creature. Handsome as sin, sensual as silk. His name was Rejar..." For those who haven't read it yet, I suggest you begin and finish Rejar while listening to Loreena McKennitt's new CD, The Book of Secrets. You will then understand for the first time perhaps the full me ...

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Touch Not The Cat

What do you get when you mix a Celtic myth, feuding Scottish clans, and an English lord? A romance novel, Touch Not the Cat, by Tracy Fobes. Set in the Scottish Highlands during the 19th Century, this intriguing story brings to life the Celtic myth of the grimalkin, a wraith-like wildcat, supposedly ...

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Touch Not The Cat

Touch Not the Cat has an intriguing premise. Centuries ago, the MacClelland clan murdered several members of the the McQuade clan. The McQuades put a curse on the MacClellands, which causes the MacClelland women to turn into grimalkins (giant cats) during the full moon, or whenever they are under th ...