Werewolf guardian, Damon Trahan lives by a code; protect the pack with his life. Damon has experienced death and betrayal, now all he wants is the freedom of his Harley and the loyalty of the men he rides with, the only family he has left. Those are the things he knows and believes in. Love and the hurt that comes with it has no place in his world, until he receives new orders to rescue female werewolf Ava Renfroe from a pack of rogue wolves.
Bartender Ava Renfroe is tired of alpha males running her life. Being raised as the daughter of a general made her want independence more than air - and she has it! Until she's kidnapped. Damon Trahan, her alpha male rescuer and bossy pain-in-the-ass, is exactly the kind of man she doesn't want, but try telling that to her libido. His brooding good looks are panty-dropping hot. Too bad he's bat-shit crazy and thinks he's a werewolf. Worse, he claims she's a werewolf too. But when Damon shifts in front of her, she begins to doubt everything she's known to be true.
On the run from the rogues, Ava and Damon can't ignore the red hot passion between them. But Damon knows it can't last. Will he sacrifice everything he's ever known to have the one thing he's never meant to have? Or will the war between the packs destroy them before love is given a chance?
©2015 Jodi Vaughn (P)2016 Jodi Vaughn
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I was expecting the average shifter book, you know...werewolves, sex and little plot but I was thankfully wrong! I really enjoyed this story line. The Characters were great, I love dominate bossy wolves! I love that she wasn't weak and even though she did't know it in the beginning, she was very dominant too. The sexual tension in this book is off the charts too! The side characters were great too, especially Granny, she was the funniest. I can't wait for the next book in this series!
The narration was really good too! He has a great voice and does a good job on the female characters. In the beginning I was reminded of the announcer from the old TV show, America's Most Wanted and that made me giggle.
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This was a good start to a new series & I can't wait to hear the other 4 books in this new series.
This storyline is different from others in the shifter realm & it had my attention from the very beginning. But don't take my word for it, after researching this author (which I had never heard of) I found out others shared my enthusiasm. This book was in the running for an award. From Ms. Vaughn's website I found this: I’m very excited to announce that BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON is a finalist in the paranormal romance category for THE NATIONAL READERS’ CHOICE AWARD!!
I don't think you can go wrong if you choose this book for an afternoon of listening enjoyment.
We read to know, we are not alone ~ C.S. Lewis
Stars: Overall 4 Narration 4 Story 4
It has been a while since I read a shifter story, and the rules for these are a little different from my usual fare. Knowing that I would have to have a healthy dose of ‘go with it’ for some of the more fantastical moments, I was curious to see just what would happen. I’ve heard good things about Jodi Vaughn’s writing, so the chance was one I jumped at.
As an introductory story, it did provide some of the background and world building needed to understand this author’s creation stories and mythologies. While I found that some of the questions I had going in were still unanswered at the end, the story did manage to create a world where I could see this pack surviving and thriving.
In this story, Ava is the one to discover, when after her kidnapping she discovers both the existence of shifters and her own connections to them. With her own rather smart-ass attitude and a touch of immaturity, she isn’t shocked more than the time it would take to change shoes. In fact, her entire thought process circles around, too frequently, her attraction to Damon the pack’s guardian.
For his part: Damon is pretty solid he-man alpha mine-mine-mine sort of guy, willing to give Ava a bit of space and time, but even with the threats and danger from the rogue wolves, he can’t really stop his own obsessive thinking.
Together – this is a wild ride: lots of danger, angst, twists and plenty of sexual tension – tension that strings everyone (from characters to readers) tighter than a bow string. There’s plenty to love even with the loose ends and unanswered questions, and the action here is non-stop. While I didn’t find myself desperate to finish the story, I also wasn’t counting the minutes or pages until the end.
Narration is provided by Jeffrey Kafer, there’s an interesting growly ‘America’s Most Wanted’ tenor to his voice, adding nicely to the tension. Clearly distinguishing the male and female voices without overacting or sounding too comical, Kafer provides a nice balance that keeps the listener engaged and listening.
A nice mix of tension, action, steam and push-pull between the couple in this solidly southern tinged story: sure to please those wanting a bit of different in their romance.
I received an AudioBook copy of the title from the author for purpose of honest review. I was not compensated for this review: all conclusions and expectations are my own responsibility.
Hot Alpha Shifter Male and Sassy girl who know how to get under his skin. great plot and funny characters especially Granny this is a Must read. The narration was fantastic. wroth a credit all day long
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