World-class entertainer and Sazi councilmember, Antoine Monier has taken his big cats all over the world without any trouble-- until his latest trip to Stuttgart, where one of his tigers is stolen and killed. To Antoine's surprise, the German police have another tiger in custody-- a tiger who is actually a lovely Turkish-American woman, Tahira Kuric. Like Antoine, Tahira is a shapeshifter, but of the Hayalet Kabile, the ghost tribe of shapeshifters. And despite their immediate attraction, Tahira wants nothing to do with Antoine-- the Sazi are the enemy of the Hayalet Kabile. But Tahira doesn't have a choice, because she and Antoine have discovered that she is a fabled "power well," able to store magical energy from other shapeshifters-- and something is hunting her, eager to use her powers for itself. Only if they can set aside their peoples' ancient rivalry and rely completely on each other-- body and soul-- can Tahira and Antoine save themselves and their people.
The premier authors of paranormal fiction ("Romantic Times BOOKReviews") bring back Mafia hit man Tony Giodone, who must deal with more mobsters, an unhappy girlfriend, and a cabal of Sazi mass murderers who are trying to exterminate humanity.
He's a wolf... She's a jaguar... Raphael is a former agent of the shape shifter secret police, forced into retirement after a very public scandal. Now he's assigned to help the victim of a hideous crime a woman who has been attacked by a serial killer, and accidentally turned into a were-jaguar. Worse yet, Catherine turns out to be Raphael's fated mate. But the serial killer is still on her trail, and perhaps even worse, Raphael's pack wants her dead. Caught between destiny and duty... Raphael must make his choice and, in doing so, perhaps lose his pack in this tale of obsession, revenge, lust, pack politics, and true love.
HER ONLY OPTION IS DEATH. Sue Quentin has reached the end of her rope--she's desperate, and there's only one way out. Her plan doesn't include falling for Tony, the mysterious hit man she hires. He listens when she speaks and somehow convinces her that maybe her problems aren't entirely insurmountable. He even thinks her little potbelly is sexy. So he's a werewolf--everyone has flaws! Sue enjoys being coddled by Tony, and, for his part, Tony likes the way Sue moans when he touches her. She begins to think she and Tony might have a shot at a future together, despite his unorthodox profession ... and even though she doesn't know his real name. But when Tony's enemies--not all of whom are fully human--decide Sue makes a perfect target, will Tony risk letting his darker side out during the day to save her?
Cara Salinas, the sheriff of Tedford County, Texas, has led her small pack of Mexican red wolves since she was thirteen. Adam Mueller, a beat cop from Minneapolis, violated the Sazi's single greatest rule--he allowed humans to see their kind. Now he must lead his exiled timber wolves to a new life with Cara's pack. From the moment that they met, Cara and Adam knew that they would either be fated mates or the deadliest of enemies. But there is no time for feuding or romance --because a flock of vicious Sazi raptors has begun to feed on human flesh. Can Cara and Adam embrace their future together and save their people, or will they begin a war that could destroy them all?
Tony Giodone made his living as an assassin--until one of his marks ripped his throat out and turned him into a werewolf. Now he's the best hired killer there is. When a curvy woman in an expensive suit tries to hire him to kill her, his wolf senses insist that she is his mate. One kidnapping, a plethora of gunfights, a psychic coma, and two faked deaths later, Tony and Sue have new identities and are hiding in a community of Sazi shapeshifters. All seems well, until Sue begins to pull away from Tony and he realizes that if he can't be more open with her, he's going to lose her. To add to his problems, Tony is getting flashes of other peoples' lives. He doesn't know if they're memories or fantasies--but he wants it to stop, because he's learning things he shouldn't about his friends and neighbors. What's more dangerous than a psychic-powered werewolf assassin? Whatever it is, it's kidnapping and killing female Sazi ... after it sucks out their powers. Its latest captive is the girlfriend of Carmine, the Mafia don who used to be Tony's boss. To get her back, Carmine will make war on all the Sazi--and while the Sazi would win, they can't afford to be exposed to humans. Now it's up to Tony to save Carmine's girlfriend--and all of the Sazi.
Eric Thompson's wolf howl can ruin electronics and send aircraft tumbling from the sky. Considered dangerous even by his fellow Sazi, Eric has become a lone wolf, living in self-imposed isolation. Yet when the very foundations of Sazi life come under attack, Eric knows he must defend his fellow shapeshifters at any cost. Attacked by a band of vicious Sazi, Holly Sanchez should have died. Instead, she survives, emerging as a powerful Sazi healer. Sent to return Eric to the Sazi world he rejected, Holly finds herself by his side as the lone wolf tracks the monster that is killing the Sazi. Holly soon realizes she must make a choice--between a Sazi life with Eric, and life as a "normal" human being. But first, she must survive long enough to make that choice--and she must save her people, and the world, from evil.
Josette Monier is a legend among the Sazi. One of the most powerful, beautiful, and oldest Sazi in existence, she lives in self-imposed exile. Her gift of sight is so strong that to be around other living creatures is to be in pain. What Josette has experienced lies beyond the scope of the Sazi, for her mate is in love with someone else. But when her gift of sight reveals trouble for her community, she knows that she has no choice. She must set aside her personal pain and save her people. And perhaps save herself and find love again.
Katie and Tom are finally getting married. Or they would be--but things just keep going wrong. Tom's werewolf ex-girlfriend is stalking Katie. Both of her brothers are giving her the cold shoulder. The Thrall is gearing up for something, but Katie can't figure out what it is because they are blocking her psychic powers. A freak blizzard has destroyed Katie's apartment building. And, almost worst of all, everyone around her is having babies--just rubbing it in that Katie herself is barren. But there's a light in the darkness: Tom himself. Though the punishment for it almost killed him, Tom chose to stay with Kate instead of mating with someone else from his werewolf pack. They've got true love, devotion and incredibly hot sex. What more can a girl ask for? How about for her dead ex-fiance to stay dead instead of rallying the Thrall to kill all the werewolves and to take over the world?
Kate Reilly has a hard time trusting people. Six years ago, the love of her life turned her over to the vampire parasites who call themselves the Thrall. Katie survives the powerful bite of the master parasite only to discover that the Thrall's venom, coupled with her own natural psychic ability, has transformed her. Now she is next in line to be the Thrall Queen--and each day might be her last as a human. Tom, a handsome firefighter, arouses all of Katie's dormant senses, but her heart shies away. After Dylan's betrayal, how can she trust any man-even a seemingly perfect and terribly sexy werewolf? Tom's sincerity--and sex appeal--begins to wear down Katie's defenses. But his increasingly insistent charm hides a potentially deadly secret: his werewolf pack is hiding the one person who can stop the Thrall from completing Katie's transformation into Queen--and they won't give her up.
KATE REILLY is having a bad month She's on trial for murders she didn't commit. She's next on the 'list of a serial killer. The parasitic vampires known as the Thrall want her to investigate the murder of their young, and will use any means necessary to force her to bow to their demands. And--possibly worst of all--her boyfriend Tom's werewolf pack is trying to break them up so Tom can mate with a werewolf to ensure the survival of his pack. Now Kate must fight for Tom--and fight for her very survival in this brand new paranormal romance from the unbeatable, bestselling team of C. T. Adams and Cathy Clamp.
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