This has been such a surprising series for me. I really like it! There's shifters, there's magic, and a whole lot of alpha males!!! I can honestly say I was eagerly anticipating this short story because it features the goth-like new recruit of the Alpha Pack, Kalen Black. Why the anticipation you may ask, if this is roughly 60 pages?
First, the description Ms. Tyler gave us in book one of Kalen is that he looks like a mix between Adam Lambert and Cris Angel, yes eyeliner and all. For some reason, I'm all in with that. Then there's the fact that this 23 year old is EXTREMELY talented. He's a sorcerer, first and foremost, but he's also a necromancer and ummm he shifts into a black panther. Did I mention before I may have a thing for black panthers? HOT!
When he first joined the team in book one I could kinda sorta see that he had a crush on Dr. Mackenzie Grant. She's one of the few humans working at the Alpha Pack compound. Of course she has a crush on him too. So on her night on the town meeting some girlfriends at a bar, Kalen gets a bad feeling that something will happen and decides to follow her to keep her safe. Aaaaaand maybe see what else happens.
Of course things do go sour and Mackenzie and Kalen have to fight another "creature" but the biggest problem will be in the future. Someone wants Kalen. And that someone won't stop at anything to get him, even if that means going after the woman he lusts after.
I can't wait to see the rest of their story!!! These two are just adorable together! Isn't it torture that we have to wait for their book? No, their book is not #2, we have to wait until # 3!!! And there's a twist in Kalen's past that I wasn't expecting thrown in there. He's definitely had a rough life for such a young man. And yes, he is alllllll man ;)