Wednesday, February 27, 2013

A Howl For A Highlander by Terry Spear

Within the first few paragraphs, author Terry Spear has a way of pulling you into her story and making you believe it’s plausible. 

Spear not only paints a beautiful setting with her detailed descriptions,9781402258930_p0_v2_s600 she makes you feel you are there. Her eye for detail, along with her extensive research of the location and wolves is an added bonus for readers of her series.

A Howl For A Highlander, Spear’s latest installment in her Heart of the Wolf series, is a fine example of her work. This time around Spear takes readers to the fascinating Grand Cayman Islands and the alluring beauty of the Scottish Highlands. One minute you can feel the ocean breeze on your face, the next you can hear the haunting melody of bagpipes.

Former stockbroker and gray wolf Salisbury ‘Sal’ Silverman has stolen from the wrong family this time. He has taken money from the MacNeills and ran off to the Grand Cayman Islands. It’s up to Duncan MacNeill to find Silverman, recovery the money, and make sure the gray wolf doesn’t bother anyone ever again.

MacNeill, a Highland wolf, rarely leaves his native homeland. He wants to find Silverman, do what he has to do and get back to Argent Castle, his ancestral home, as fast as he can.

What MacNeill nor Silverman planned on was Shelley Campbell, a lone red wolf and beautiful botanist studying plants in the Caribbean. When MacNeill and Campbell are drawn together in their quest to find Silverman, they also find their attraction to one another is as hot as the Caribbean sun. 

The characters are well-developed and the story flows at a steady pace. Spear combines steamy romance, adventure, a touch of mystery and suspense with a bit of humor to create a well-rounded story. While her book has a paranormal element, the heart of the story deals with love, family and loyalty. With those elements portrayed as she has, you begin to think anything is possible - even shape-shifting werewolves.

A Howl For A Highlander is the 10th installment in the Heart of the Wolf series, but can be read on its own. New readers won’t be left in the dark and returning fans will enjoy that the series continues.

The romantic Caribbean and the seductive Scottish Highlands mixed with a passionate couple, a dash of intrigue and a splash of humor results in a tantalizing concoction that will hold you spellbound as you turn the pages of A Howl For A Highlander.  

Author Terry Spear’s website is
A Howl For A Highlander by Terry Spear, A Heart of the Wolf, Sourcebooks Casablanca, @2013, ISBN: 978-1402258930, Paperback, 352 pages

FTC Full Disclosure - I requested this book and it was sent to me by the publisher in hopes I would review it. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review.

Hi everyone and thanks for stopping by. Do you enjoy books that take you to romantic faraway places or do you prefer to reading books with settings closer to home?

1 comment:

  1. Mason - I always admire writers who create entirely new worlds when they write. And I have respect for authors who combine the creativity of a fantasy world with a solid location like Scotland and in this case the Caribbean. Thanks for sharing this.


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