He walked away once; he won't do it again.
Wolf shifter Aldric Kazan is no stranger to pain. Since the loss of his mate a century ago, he won't allow himself to fall for someone again—not even the feisty female who stirs things in him that he thought were gone long ago. But as a supernatural investigator, he's forced to team up with the same woman he vowed to stay away from.
She let him in once; she refuses to do it again.
Natalia Cordona refuses to back down from any challenge—even if it means joining forces with Aldric, the sexy and brooding man who won't get too close. Locating missing vampires before a volatile war breaks out seems nearly impossible as the duo struggle with their explosive and undeniable attraction. Now it's up to Natalia and Aldric to trust each other to stop an all-out war from breaking out that would destroy the harmony they've all worked so hard for.
Author note: Though part of the Moon Shifter series, this book can be read as a stand-alone.
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Let the Big Bad Wolf In
I have read several of the books in Katie Reus' Red Stone Security series and really enjoyed them. I thought I would give her Moon Shifter series a try. Boy am I glad I did. I really enjoyed the world that Reus has created.
I haven't read any of the others in this series, but they are truly written to be stand-alone stories. Katie Reus did a great job of allowing a new reader to understand the rules and existing relationships, and that's not as easy as it sounds.
Aldric has been carrying around the guilt of not being able to protect his mate and unborn cub for centuries. He's convinced himself it was his fault he went to fetch something, requested by his mate, and wasn't there when a feral coyote attacked. He then thought he destroyed the relationship with his brother when he went a little berserker himself. It was great to watch finally open up and let someone in. As he does this, he starts to learn how to live again.
Natalia just feels betrayed. She wanted something way more than just friendship with Aldric, but when he totally cuts her out, her head says to not trust him. Her wolf and her heart say something else. Her most secret fear is always being second to someone who died centuries before she was born. As Aldric starts to let her in, she figures out what she wants and how he works. She also demonstrates how strong she is.
I loved the characters I met in this book and I am looking forward to going back to read the books in this series.
Great Additon to Series
Book 6 in the Moon Shifter Series. Ms. Reus does a great job writing romance suspense, be it paranormal or other tropes. The plot and action in the book flow nicely. There are some twists and turns. The characters are well developed and interesting. They interact well eithe each other. I would recommend this book and any other in this series.
The Kinley wolf pack and Clifton vampire coven are in the process of negotiating a peace treaty. Someone, either pack or coven is not happy with this. Vampires turn up missing the Aldric (a paranormal investigator) is sent in to find out what's going on. He does this with the assistance on Natalia Cordova. Aldric (who lost his mate centuries ago, and is pretty much a loner) tries to avoid Natalia, as she makes him feel again. Natalia has feelings for Aldric but she does not want to be second to his dead mate. Will working together to prevent a pack/coven war keep them in proximity long enough to act on their feelings? Read the book and find out.
Love a good shifter story!
I love shifter stories! I think it has something to do with the men being pure Alpha that are growly and dominant and Katie Reuss is the queen of Alpha heroes. This is the 6th in a series and you get previous couples in this book, but I don't feel it's necessary to read in order to understand what's going on.
Aldric lost a mate years ago and was unprepared for Natalia. He feels he failed his first mate by not protecting her and doesn't want another mate. Their pull to each other is so strong, he runs. 5 months later they are now part of the investigation into some missing Vampires. Aldric immediately feels the pull to Natalia and this time he's not running.
The romance wasn't as heavy in this book as I would have liked but I did enjoy the suspense just as much. Aldric and Natalia fight the pull and must put it on hold while they investigate the missing vampires. It's not until they solve the case before they can get to the heart of their attraction. Aldric does feel guilt about his dead mate but it isn't something that is stopping him from finally claiming Natalia. Natalia is not willing to be second best. She demands all or nothing which I loved about her. She is no weak heroine and Aldric must step up to prove he deserves her.
There is hints of who the next book will be focused on and I can't wait! The minute Niko was introduced, I was intrigued. ARC provided by NetGalley.