Publisher Description

My name is Talon Shaw and I am the alpha of a pride of black panthers. My cat finds his mate in a human female and she wants a date! Panthers don’t date…we mate.
Before my plans fall into place to court the woman who is destined to be my mate, one of my pride is taken and held for ransom.
That ransom is me.
I will do anything for my pride, but my little human mate puts herself in my place. When I find out that she has been taken, along with a young girl from my pride, I vow to bring them both home. My Guardians and I hunt to find my mate, save my pride, and deal out justice for those my enemy has harmed.
That is…if I’m not too late to save them both.

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟- "Theresa brings her rockstar writing talents to the paranormal world with Talon. An exciting, unique take on shifters and a great start to the series!" - USA Today Bestselling Author, R. E. Butler

March 11
Theresa Hissong
Smashwords, Inc.

Customer Reviews

Misspeabody05 ,

Talon (Rise of the Pride, Book 1)

A Bar name Deuce where it all began. What a story of two sisters, follow on their family business. Liberty and Nova had purpose to continue in the footsteps of their parents. A township comes aware of shifters in the town... how bigotry almost set a pace on a bar mostly of fair of the unknown. The alpha step out with the greatest secret of their presence. Talon handle it with grace and finesse. I couldn’t put it down until it was finished. It’s good to be retirees.

Pdb44 ,


Okay read. Not my favorite writing style. Took a star off because the author leads you through every step of the story. I believe it is the lack of writing experience. Hopefully, in time, she will trust that her audience can grasp where the story is going on there own. Also repetitive. Every time Liberty is touched we’re being told why it brings her pain. Every time!

With that said, it was an interesting story. Definitely a cliffhanger. I actually liked the characters. There were a few unbelievable issues for me like the kidnapping. I read a lot of paranormal. There is no way men can be on another species land without being seen, heard or smelt. Talon and Liberty’s relationship wasn’t as smooth as it could/ should have been. The author narrated the majority of the book, so I didn’t get to experience anything myself. Very distracting.

There we’re editing issues as well, but I didn’t feel it took too much away from the story for me. Except when the author forgot her characters. Example, the rescue. Savage was with Talon, but the author kept saying Winter said. Edit please. Distracting.

The story definitely has potential. I’m just not sure I’m interested enough to continue series. I do recommend because I’m in the minority.

Demeterabundance ,

Needs trigger warnings

Very clear allusions to sexual abuse and torture

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