Publisher: Samhain Publishing

WOLF IN HIS HEART by N. J. Walters

WOLF IN HIS HEART by N. J. Walters
Wolf in His Heart
by N. J. Walters

Series: Salvation Pack #7
Published by Samhain Publishing Genres: Paranormal
Source: Reviewer


Sage Gallagher is all grown up and a fierce member of the Salvation Pack.  He is now an organic farmer and a man who helps defend his pack.  Sage might only be a half-breed and one that can’t shift, but inside, he is all wolf.  Sage was a teen when he, his uncle, and his twin became members of the pack and although it took a while, Sage knows now that there is no other place he would want to be.


Rina Matheson is a full wolf on the run.  Rina comes from an old fashioned pack, and when she refused to mate with the man her parents selected for her, she was forced out of the pack.  Now several years later, Rina is traveling for safety, and she is headed to a pack she has heard might be willing to accept her and keep her safe because of their forward-thinking attitudes, especially now that there is a man who knows about her secret and has decided she will make a great wolf skin rug.


When Sage meets Rina, he instantly knows that she could be his mate and that she is way too scared.  His wolf wants to protect her, and Sage is in full agreement, however, Rina isn’t too sure about Sage after learning he is a half-breed because, in her old pack, he would have been killed just for being.  Sage finally gets Rina to the pack and while he knows she will be accepted, especially because of who she is to him, but she is afraid to accept the easy acceptance with the threat she brings with her.  Sage, through his quiet strength and passion, proves to Rina that his love and ability to protect is just as powerful as a full-blooded wolf and that his pack is more than willing to accept her.  With the help of his pack, Sage and Rina take care of the threat to Rina.  Now the way is clear for the love, if only Sage can convince Rina that she can finally stop running and feel safe and loved.


A scared wolf on the run meets a half-breed wolf who can’t shift and together they learn the truth about strength, love, and pack in Wolf in His Heart.  I was worried that Sage would be left out in the dark without a mate after meeting him as a teen, and I was so happy to see him not only find a great mate, but one that really understood him.  I was worried that Rina had been too hurt and scared to accept what Sage and the rest of the Salvation Pack offered her, but I loved watching as she slowly opened up and accepted what was offered.  The danger was strong, but I love how each and every pack member stepped up to keep everyone safe and to eliminate this latest threat.  I also loved how Sage’s twin, Reece, came back when he was needed and how fast he was to accept Rina as Sage’s mate and not a person who could come between them.  Now I really want Reece to find his mate and come home.  Wolf in His Heart takes love and danger and twists them together with touches of humor and passion to make one satisfying story of love, even when the odds are against you.


WOLF ON A MISSION by N. J. Walters

WOLF ON A MISSION by N. J. Walters
Wolf on a Mission
by N. J. Walters

Series: Salvation Pack #6
Published by Samhain Publishing Genres: Paranormal
Source: Publisher


Sue Walsh has been kicked by life too many times to count, including the sudden disappearance of her best friend.  Now, Sue just wants to keep a roof over her and her son’s heads and be left alone.  Sue recently moved into her friend’s cabin, and she now works at a restaurant in town as a waitress.  Now, Sue has learned that her ex-husband is going to try and gain custody of their son.  Over Sue’s dead body.


Elias Gallagher is a full-blooded wolf who left his pack in Alaska years ago with his brother when his brother fell in love and mated with a half-breed.  They all lived together happily, especially when his nephews were born.  Now, because of an unexpected tragedy, Elias is the guardian of his nephews and the Alpha of their small family pack.  Elias knows that he needs to find a safe place to finish raising his teen nephews, and he has heard of a small, but unusual, pack in Salvation that might accept them, even with two half-breeds.


Elias and his nephews arrive in Salvation, and Elias decides to camp out while he checks out the pack before risking his nephews to a possible automatic death just for being half-breeds.  That first night, his nephews run into Sue while they’re on a run—one as a wolf and one human—and Elias has to come up with a quick explanation.  Sue isn’t sure about the three new arrivals in town, but she is attracted to Elias.  One day, when Sue hears a plan to harm wolves in a private area outside of town, she knows that she has to say something to the property owner.  That decision puts Sue and her son into deadly danger and gives Elias a reason to keep close to Sue—his human mate.  As Elias and Sue begin to explore their attraction, it becomes very clear that in order to keep Sue and her son safe, he will have to tell her the secret of the Salvation Pack and that her missing friend is alive and well and closer than she ever imagined.  Sue and Elias have a special love, but will they, Elias’ nephews, and Sue’s son all be welcomed into the Salvation Pack, or will they have to strike out to form their own pack somewhere else?


When a full-blooded werewolf comes to Salvation with his half-breed nephews in hopes of being accepted, he knows he is putting all their lives in danger, then throw in meeting his mate, a human woman, and you have just a part of what happens in Wolf on a Mission.  I could tell right off that Elias was an awesome man as I learned just what he had done and was doing for the love of his family.  I just wanted to give Sue a hug as I learned everything she had happen to her in two short years.  I was more than rooting for Elias and his two nephews to find a home in Salvation.  Those cheers became louder as I watched Elias and Sue find their footing amid a surprising passion that sprang up between them.  I have always known that the members of the Salvation Pack were special and they proved it by accepting this very unusual family.  Wolf on a Mission proves that you really can have a second chance by just reaching out, even if that reach is surrounded by danger and the day to day dramas.

WOLF ON THE HUNT by N. J. Walters

WOLF ON THE HUNT by N. J. Walters
Wolf on the Hunt
by N. J. Walters

Series: Salvation Pack #5
Published by Samhain Publishing Genres: Paranormal
Source: Publisher


Gray Everson is a painter just looking for a peaceful place to live and create her art.  When she found a small cabin in the woods that she could rent, Gray jumped on it, even when she was told that the current owner of the cabin had been attacked by a wolf.  After all, how often could that happen? Maybe that shouldn’t have been a question asked.


Louis LaForge is a werewolf and the brother to the Alpha of the Salvation Pack.  Louis has slowly watched each member of his pack find their mates and has overseen their pack grow with each mating.  Louis has just about given up hope of ever finding his mate, so he has put all of his strength into protecting his pack.  Right now all of the men are waiting for the next shoe to drop, because it’s just been too quiet, and they all know that their old Alpha, Louis’ father, has not given up on his quest to destroy Salvation.


While out on routine security rounds, Louis decides to check a pack member’s cabin.  It’s a fateful decision.  Not only does Louis meet Gray, but he is also shot and injured by some local hunters.  Gray is worried when she hears the gunshots and mad when she finds the shot wolf.  Once Gary gets Louis to her cabin, she gets rid of the hunters and then discovers that her “wolf” is a very special man.  Louise realizes immediately that Gray is his mate, now he just needs to convince her and show her that taking a chance on him and their mating will lead to a passion-filled future.  But, of course, during this time, his father decides to mount an attack meant to take out all the members of the Salvation Pack.  Hidden allies are going to have to make choices that can never be changed.  When the dust settles, has the Salvation Pack survived to live another day?  And even with the danger, has Louis shown Gray that she will never regret giving their mating a chance?


When the last unmated member of the Salvation Pack meets the new artist renting a pack member’s cabin, passion is instant and love is right around the corner in Wolf on the Hunt.  Louis and Gray have the odds against them as they begin their journey towards their forever love.  Louis knows it’s hard enough to convince a human to take a chance on a werewolf, and now with the danger involved, it’s even longer odds, or so Louis believes.  Gray might not have expected the wolf she saved to become a sexy man but she could not deny the passion between them once she discovers Louis’ secret.  I enjoyed watching as Louis and Gray not only grabbed at their chance for love, but also helped the rest of the pack when the danger was at its highest.  What I really loved was that after the dust had settled, the outcome of the battle had several members of the Salvation Pack gaining something they never thought would happen.  Wolf on the Hunt is full of suspense-filled danger mixed with passion and the fellowship of family—both blood and dear friends.  It’s a great continuation of a series I have loved from the beginning.

HER MIRACLE MAN by Nikki Duncan

HER MIRACLE MAN by Nikki Duncan

HER MIRACLE MAN by Nikki Duncan
Her Miracle Man
by Nikki Duncan

Published by Samhain Publishing Genres: Contemporary, Military
Source: Author

Jennalyn James is submerged in grief.  A year ago, she lost her parents to a horrific car accident.  She watched her beloved younger sister, Sabrina, die from complications of a traumatic brain injury that she sustained in the same car accident that killed their parents.  And, to top it off, a week before her sister dies, Jennalyn’s fiancé broke off their engagement.


It has been almost a year since Children’s Hospital administrator Ryland Davids has seen Jennalyn James.  She touched him deeply during her time at the hospital.  He was right by Jennalyn’s side when her sister Sabrina took her last breath.  Due to her fragile state and his own past emotional scars, Ryland decides not to pursue Jennalyn romantically.  That is until they begin to spend time together granting Sabrina’s last wish – planning A Month of Miracles during the Christmas season for recovering children in the hospital.


Her Miracle Man is an emotional and touching tale that will pull heavily at your heartstrings.  Grief is such a difficult topic to deal with.  You will learn that despite sorrow; life does go on.  The key is having the wiliness to accept emotional support as time moves forward.  While, the internal pain never really goes away, time does diminish the aching heart.  This is definitely a fact for Jennalyn.  With the joyous feelings expressed from the children receiving the month of miracles and the infinite support from Ryland, Jennalyn is able to rebound from her grief and in the process finds true love with Ryland.  Just as the title suggests, Ryland is a ‘miracle man’ for Jennalyn.  He is compassionate, patient, smart, and sincere.  Her Miracle Man is one story that I will not easily forget.  I Joyfully Recommend Her Miracle Man as must read!  This is one story not to be missed.

TORQUE by Charley Descoteaux

TORQUE by Charley Descoteaux
by Charley Descoteaux

Published by Samhain Publishing Genres: Contemporary, Menage
Source: Publisher

On the highway heading to Alaska Mick Randall has one eye on the road ahead and the other looking over his shoulder.  With any luck he can outrun his biker family and leave them in the past.  Low on cash Mick manages to pick up a job at Bell’s Auto Wrecking outside of Portland.  It’s the perfect setup for making some quick money with an old man owner and his taciturn grandson Scotty, his other employee.  The only other sign of life around the place is when Mercy Taylor comes around.  She seems to be the one person who draws Scotty away from his work.


Mick finds himself attracted to Scotty while at the same time he’s intrigued by Mercy, who’s apparently got her own family issues.  Each of the three are dealing with ghosts of the past, both living and long dead.  Maybe it’s time to lay them all to rest.


A unique blend of secrets and unresolved issues, Torque manages to shine a light on their darkness.  The three main characters are heavily weighed down by the past.  Individually they haven’t been able to resolve anything.  In Torque it is Mick’s arrival that serves as a catalyst for change.  This character driven story convincingly brings them together before the end.

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