THE TROUBLE WITH FATE
New talent Evans produces an edgy and bleak tale of an emotionally damaged young woman struggling to survive, at war with the two sides of her nature. Evans does some very interesting worldbuilding that places Hedi on the road to further dramatic adventures. A truly intriguing debut novel!
Hedi’s world collapsed the night her Were father was murdered and her Fae mother was executed. Now the only things Hedi has left are her crazy Aunt Lou and a sentient amulet named Merry. As a child Hedi had a crush on teen werewolf Robson Trowbridge. When the new alpha were kidnaps Lou, Hedi is forced to find Trowbridge since he has another amulet that the weres are demanding as ransom. Trowbridge’s life was also shattered on that infamous night — can these two work together to get the revenge they desire? (ST. MARTIN’S, Jan., 368 pp., $7.99)