Cold Moon Rising

Sarah Makela
Cold Moon Rising
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Kissa Press LLC
Release Date
February 2014
Book 2 of Cry Wolf
New Adult, Paranormal Romance, Vamps & Shifters Romance

Passions flare when the cold moon rises…

Kelly: a normal college girl, who knows what she wants—to survive her final exams, and find someone to share her life with. Studying with Jacob is becoming too hot to handle; she's falling for him, but he's going too fast…

Jacob: a not-so-typical frat guy, who hides a secret—he's a werewolf. Whenever the moon is high, he's driven to shed his human form and satisfy his powerful desires. He craves Kelly, but she's pushing him away…

Fallout: Jacob can smell Kelly's arousal, but she insists she doesn't want sex. A wolf can only take so much before his natural instincts win out. When the tension between them explodes, Jacob has no choice but to walk…

Kidnapped! Kelly is abducted by evil scientists who've mistaken her for a female werecat and, despite their differences, Jacob has to try and find her. But it's a race against time and the lunar tides. The scientists have taken Kelly to their lab and turned her into a shapeshifter for real. The full moon is rising, and soon neither Kelly nor Jacob will be able to control their inner beasts. Who knows what the consequences will be when they are consumed by unquenchable animal lust…

Book Review by Evampire (reviewer)
Jun 01, 2014   [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
127 people found the following review helpful
This riveting read is a mesmerizing and action-packed, quick shifter romance.

Kelly is abducted by evil scientists when she's mistaken for a werecat and violently introduced to the world of shifters. Jacob is her study body and object of her crush, and he's caught and locked in the cage with her when he attempts to rescue her. Who knows what the consequences will be when the moon rises and they are consumed by unquenchable lust...

This fast-paced plot keeps readers on the edge of their seats with lots of action, drama and romance. The author brings the story with well-written events and scenes that capture the imagination and the well-orchestrated action and strong compelling characters draw the reader deeper into the story.

The attraction between Jacob and Kelly radiates from every page from the very beginning and the sex scene is hot and steamy, even if it is in an unusual and stressful situation. The reader can't help but get caught up in their story as the drama and the horror of the situation grab her attention and doesn't let go.

The author has created a wonderful shifter world full of action and suspense that holds the reader in its grip. I really enjoyed the short read even if I do think it was too short and there is a major cliffhanger. Of course that means I will be impatiently waiting for next one.
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Book Review by Carly (Carly's Book Reviews) (reviewer)
Apr 09, 2014
135 people found the following review helpful
This is an entertaining story with a cliffhanger ending that will leave you breathless!

A case of mistaken identity and Kelly suddenly finds herself kidnapped and caged by military scientists who are hoping to create super soldiers by studying and genetically altering shifters. She doesn't have any family to speak of, and despairs that anyone will even notice she is missing.

Her only hope lies with Jacob, her college study partner. She had hoped that their relationship romance bound, but since her last encounter with him ended in an argument, there is a chance that he won't notice her absence either.

Kelly has no idea that Jacob is a wolf shifter who has been attracted to her from the very beginning. He is willing to do what ever it takes to save the woman he believes is his mate. Unfortunately, his plan of action backfires, and lands the star crossed lovers caged and at the mercy of zealous scientists bent on exploitation.

This fast paced novelette is fraught with danger. As the two uncover government secrets they also discover unexpected truths about each other. Irresistibly drawn together, the sexual chemistry between Kelly and Jacob sparks like a live wire.

Fair warning; it does contain editing and grammar errors that are noticeable, but do not significantly detract from the overall story line.
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