I have come the appreciate author Crissy Smith’s ability to create explosive relationship, and strong female roles within her stories and this one certainly has both.
Becca is the daughter of the Alpha so of course she has learned to stand on her own two feet. I expected her to care for her pack deeply, but the extent of her emotional connection went even further. The author is so great at making me feel connected with the characters that I could almost feel the physical and emotional pain Becca experienced throughout this story while her pack is being attacked. I could also rejoice with her when she gets to have Mike in her arms, which at times is no small feat. This is something I can appreciate and makes me feel like I’m a kindred spirit to the characters because the author reaches me on a personal level.
Mike is a character I was familiar with and anticipating reading about from previous Were Chronicle stories. There is something about the calm yet authoritative way he carries himself that calls to me. It is amazing that this wolf who may not be the alpha in a pack, but certainly has an alpha personality, can concede when needed, and I appreciate that. Plus his military background adds a nice sex appeal to his character. A man in uniform protecting his people, yum!
The dynamic plotline, while keeping the romantic development at the forefront, was spectacular. It was truly a thing of magic and talent to see how you get a antagonistic plot, as well as other character connections, all while staying focused on the main couple finding their mate and love. As a reader it is something I’ve come to anticipate and enjoy from this author.
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