Friday, February 12, 2010

Review - "Legend of the White Wolf" by Terry Spear

Book Description:
In this fourth in Spear's werewolf series, Private Eye Cameron MacPherson and forensic scientist Faith O'Malley are both on quests that lead them into the world of magical wolves, mystery and murder.

Cameron arrives in wintry Maine to search for his partners in his P.I. business who are late returning from a hunting trip, and runs into Faith, there to locate her ex-boyfriend who stole her father’s research. But Cameron and Faith instantly are attracted to one another and keeping their business on a strictly professional level doesn't have a snowball's chance of succeeding in a toasty fire-warmed cabin, the couple snowbound and the setting perfect for an unplanned tryst.

Together, the two tumble into an icy world of mayhem where myth, legend, and reality merge, changing their lives forever.
Legend of the White Wolf is the fourth book in Terry Spear's engaging werewolf series of paranormal romance thrillers. New to the series, I found the opening prologue and story had me hooked right from the first few pages with action and suspense. The main characters, Cameron and Faith, each visiting Maine on their own personal business, cross paths early in the beginning, The initial encounter that introduces them to one another is funny and playful and both are very likable. That initial spark and the chemistry that develops as the story evolves evoked a strong sense of joie de vivre.

As Cameron investigates the whereabouts of his PI partners and Faith seeks to track down her ex-boyfriend and the stolen research, they get drawn into a murder and the secrets of the small town and the mysterious operators of a local back country tour operator. The residents of the town are used to seeing the tour company employees walking about with tame Arctic wolves, but of course this strikes Cameron and Faith as odd to say the least.

The author keeps her supernatural world focused on just werewolves, world-building that is nicely uncomplicated and all the more powerful for it. Grounded in real-world wolf behaviour and a touch of the magical, the werewolves here are captivating. Cameron and Faith's adventures lead them into the heart of this supernatural world with consequences that bond them and change their lives.

Containing dog-sled and snowmobile chases in the wilderness, "wolf attacks", kidnappings and more, Legend of the White Wolf is very much a page-turner and a curl-up-on-your-couch read. Romance readers will love Cameron and Faith's story and the many surprises it delivers. The romance and suspenseful action are deftly blended. I would love to read a follow-up story centred on this couple. Legend of the White Wolf can be read with no previous exposure to the series.

Terry Spear has two more books in the series scheduled for release this year including Seduced by the Wolf and Wolf Fever. I'm looking forward to picking up the one's I've missed!



AUTHOR and BOOK SHOWCASE

Sourcebooks
Published: February 1, 2010
Format: Paperback
Pages (ARC): 367
ISBN #: 9781402219054

Werewolf Series:
  1. Heart of the Wolf: (2008)
  2. Destiny of the Wolf Destiny of the Wolf (2009)
  3. To Tempt the Wolf (2009)
  4. Legend of the White Wolf (Feb 1, 2010)
  5. Seduced by the Wolf (August 2010)
  6. Wolf Fever (Fall 2010)
  7. Dreaming of the Wolf (2011)
  8. Taming the Highland Hero (2011)

4 comments:

  1. Wow, thanks so much for the great review, Doug! I'm thrilled you enjoyed the book! Hope you like the others also!! Thanks again!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I agree, Terry has that special gift to pull us into this wonderful Primal world of Lupus Garou. It's good to know this series appeals to both men and women. It's not just a romance story. It's a Adventure.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hmmm. Maybe I should let my husband try them. I love these books.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Thanks so much, Donna!!

    LOL, Sheila, sure! Why not! :) And thanks!!

    ReplyDelete

For bloggers comments are like water to a man (or woman) wandering in the desert. A precious commodity. I love to hear from everyone and do my best to respond to every post.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...