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The Last Wolf by Maria Vale
Series: Legend of all Wolves #1
Published by Sourcebooks Genres: Paranormal
For three days out of thirty, when the moon is full and her law is iron, the Great North Pack must be wild.
If she returns to her Pack, the stranger will die.
But if she stays...
Silver Nilsdottir is at the bottom of her Pack's social order, with little chance for a decent mate and a better life. Until the day a stranger stumbles into their territory, wounded and beaten, and Silver decides to risk everything on Tiberius Leveraux. But Tiberius isn't all he seems, and in the fragile balance of the Pack and wild, he may tip the destiny of all wolves...
Silver is the runt of her wolf pack. Always looked upon as less than. Circumstances tie her fate to Tiberous. Ti is a shifter. Shifters are hated by many of Silver’s kind.
The Last Wolf was nothing like I expected. Ms. Hale goes into great depth regarding the legend of the wolf and politics between Silver’s and Ti’s kind.
The prologue was fast paced and intriguing. However, the first few chapters lag a bit. I had trouble getting attached to Silver and Ti as individual characters or feel chemistry between them. They are truly victims of circumstance at the beginning. It’s easy to feel Sil’s desperation to keep her place within her pack. The Last Wolf begins to heat up around 40%. An attraction blooms between Silver and Ti and we begin to learn more.
The story is completely from Sil’s point of view and at times that made it hard to decipher Ti. Ti is a very complex character with enhanced abilities we never really learn much about. Many times, I would’ve liked to get into his head. Especially as we learn more about his background.
The Last Wolf is truly a story about the wolf. Silver’s intense need to be wild overpowered most of the story and made forming an emotional connection difficult. Did I like The Last Wolf…yes, I liked parts of it, but I wanted to love it.