Blurred Expectations by Carrie Ann Ryan

The Trinity Bond is struggling. Josh, Reed and Hannah have each been helping the Pack in their own way, Hannah as the Pack’s Healer, Josh helping Adam as an Enforcer, and Reed coming into his own as a part of the Alpha’s family. They have used their Trinity Bond to strengthen the wards surrounding the den. But, they have suffered for it, and are now dealing with pain, loss, and depression. Each are dealing with it in their own way, or trying to. Hannah, most of all, is pulling away, keeping her secrets to herself, not depending on her mates. Her duties to the Pack have cost her more than she can bear.

Will Hannah be able to overcome her sense of failure, loss and her depression to return to her mates whole and help them and the Pack once more? Can she find her way, or will her problems cause more loss and suffering? Will Josh truly be able to put his past behind him, coming into his own as a member of the Pack and accept his demon side? Can Reed help his mates through this time of loss and pain?

In this novella, Carrie Ann has told the story of a loss and pain in a very real way. Showing the bond of these mates falling apart, their pain at the loss, and what lengths they will go to to return to each other. A wonderful addition to the Redwood Pack series! Don’t miss it!

5 of 5 stars

Enforcer’s Redemption by Carrie Ann Ryan

Adam is a broken wolf. Twenty years ago he lost his mate and unborn child, and he mourns them still. He believes he can never love again and does not want another mate. Bay is a lone wolf with a secret. She is now mated to Adam and pregnant with his child. And, something is after her. She needs help and protection. Will Adam and the Redwoods take her in? Can they protect her?

Both Adam and Bay have broken pasts and secrets. Can they overcome them and find the future and love that they deserve? Will they become the family that their child needs? Will Bay trust Adam with her secret before it is too late, or will the evil that stalks her destroy her and the Redwood Pack?

Adam stole my heart in Trinity Bound. He is so shattered, so full of pain. In this book, Carrie Ann tells his story through a mix of joy, sorrow, love, and, of course, the presence of evil and disaster. Read this wonderful book and see what happens to Bay and Adam. You won’t regret it!

5 of 5 stars

Her Shelter by Alexandria Rayne

A goddess, three sister witches, and werewolves. That’s what you’ll get in this great little read from Alexandria Rayne. The goddess Diana has gifted the werewolves to three sister witches to own and care for. Lynne, Crissy, and Theresa have cared for the Earth for many years, and are tired. They need more. Not only have they been entrusted with the goddesses wolves, but with one in particular, an Alpha, is bound to them, along with his mate. He needs something, too.

Can the sisters provide what this Alpha wolf needs? Can the Alpha provide what each of the sisters need? In this first novel of the series, follow the story of Reinhold, the Alpha, and Crissy, as they discover what each of them need. Will they be able to help one another, or will one of them, or both, be lost? Can they come together, helping each and the pack, or will it destroy them all?

Though I am not a fan of BDSM, I found myself enthralled by the story of Reinhold and Crissy. Fans of BDSM, werewolves, witches, paranormal, or romance, will find something to like about this book. My only problem with it is that I want more, and wish it had been a little longer, a full novel instead of a novella!

4 of 5 stars