An ancient race of werewolves trying to survive among humans holds Monroe's series together. The medieval Scots setting and her strong characters leave
their mark on readers in this sexy,
Warrior and leader of the Sinclair clan Talorc is commanded by his king to marry an English woman. Though wary of her groom-to-be, Abigail is ready. Her biggest fear is that he will discover she is deaf.
From first meeting, the beast within Talorc desires Abigail and he must tamp down his cravings until he can mate with her in the ancient manner. Both are stunned by the instantaneous passion between them. All seems perfect until Talorc uncovers Abigail's deafness. In his anger that she has deceived him he nearly loses her love. But he must tell her the truth of his nature and realize in his soul that she is his life mate. (BERKLEY SENSATION, Feb., 296 pp., $7.99)