McKenna's latest is an intriguing tale about overcoming odds and playing the hand you're dealt. It's a unique twist on the romance novel, and one that's sure to please many, especially fans of birds of prey. The plot can be predictable at times, but overall, the book is still interesting.

Kelly Trayhern has known the thrill of flight as a helicopter pilot for years, but after two tragedies, she becomes grounded for life. Sky McCoy, a childhood friend, has become involved with raptor rehabilitation after his own tragedies. Can Kelly learn to live again with Sky's help? And what happens when the evil that haunts Sky comes to a head with Kelly nearby? (HQN, Dec., 384 pp., $6.99)
Reviewed by: 
Lauren Becker