I really enjoyed this series and would definitely recommend it. It reminded me of the Mercy Thompson Series by Patricia Briggs. I liked this writer’s style and the chemistry between Gunner and Mai. The fighting scenes, especially for Mai, were very detailed and enjoyed reading those parts. You need to read the second book in this series in order to conclude the story of sorts. The third and final book has a different story but also enjoyed the final book as well. Didn’t want the series to end....
I started this book as one of those “need to go to sleep so might as well read something meh that won’t keep me up” books. However, the clock turned 3AM an I was still awake reading until I finished.
I had heard of Kitsune and seen a show (teen wolf), which touched on Kitsune but didn’t really go into too much detail. I originally just thought this was just going to be a werewolf book with a touch of a fox shifter inserted but was really surprised that it wasn’t and was about the Kitsune. After reading the book I even went and googled what they were, abilities etc.
The story was pretty good and whenever you thought there was a question left unanswered within the next 2 chapters the answer was given. So it gave you enough time to try and figure out what you thought, while still confirming whether you were correct or not. I think the only question I still have is why/how they got to thinking Ransom was the killing *** not a spoiler as this happens within the first 4-5 chapters. I would like to know whether Mai and Kira are over 100 years old though. After like 3 hours of googling everything said that a Kitsune could only shapeshift into a person once they turned 100 years old. So I’m curious about that.
Mai was a good main character. I recently read a book where the main character was the stupidest person to walk the planet. Mai was not stupid. She had things happened and trusted both her instinct and information prevented to her. She was a quick thinker and was extremely loyal and protective of her sister. Where she could have acted rashly and endangered both herself and the sister she instead, IMO, risked herself and thought things through quickly to ensure that her sister was safe.
I did get a bit annoyed with the kid sister. Kira was a spoilt little brat and there were moments where I just wanted Mai to slap her. Instead she just let her abuse her and not listen. Causing more problems. There was a moment where I was thinking “YES!! Wake up call for Kira!!!!” But then no. Within seconds she was back to brat.
Gunner was pretty intense. I liked how the author wrote him. He was extreme and rough at times without being your typical domineering alpha wolf, but then he was super gentle and kind other times. In my head he’s how an alpha wolf would be - both in the wild and supernaturally.
Overall I really enjoyed all the characters and definitely have a favourite/least favourite. I enjoyed the story line and where it was going and really can’t wait to read the second book after reading the sample chapters. 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼
This story is really good, it has kitsune and werewolves. I loved the main character Mai, and Gunnar the alpha werewolf is wonderful. Mai is an awesome strong female character, but this book has a cliffhanger ending, which I really don’t like. But the story is interesting and engaging andd I really have to get more in this series to find out what happens with Kira, and Mai and Gunnar, too.
This story was interesting. The storyline was intriguing and entertaining, a kitsune hiding from the wolves. The characters were engaging and fun to read, the interactions between characters were varied and fascinating. Definitely want to read more.
Have read very few books on fox shifters so was a nice change. The quotes in Mai’s mind from her mother, were very confusing I couldn’t see where they added to the book until the end. Definitely wish to buy the next book, ending left too much in explained.