Byrd's characters are extremely compelling, and her story is sexy. She continues the alternate werewolf reality with great skill. When Air Force captain Taylor Chase must travel with former college professor and love interest Mark Wolfson to the Caribbean to rescue a scientist being held against his will, she's not sure they can work together. Forced to pose as boyfriend and girlfriend, Taylor and Mark are soon attracted to each other all over again. Merline Lovelace's Mind Games (4) is an exciting and skillfully told tale. Mark's ability to project his thoughts and read the minds of others is a novel addition.