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The Better to Hold You

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  • Posted March 28, 2009

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    A MUST READ!

    I LOVED THIS BOOK! I READ IT IN ONE DAY, COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN! IF YOU LOVE PARANORMAL ROMANCE, YOU'LL LOVE THIS BOOK. IT ALSO HAD ME ON THE EDGE OF MY SEAT! AND THE ROMANCE IS SIZZLING HOT! THE STORY LINE WAS VERY GOOD, AS I SAID I COULDNT PUT IT DOWN! IM LOOKING FORWARD TO THE SEQUEL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Posted February 17, 2009

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    This is an intriguing tale with a paranormal spin

    In Manhattan, veterinarian Abra Barrow has always been more comfortable with animals than with people as she understands the former better than the latter. Her relationship with her spouse Hunter is based on her acquiescing to his requests and to not make waves though she adores him.<BR/><BR/>When Hunter comes back from a field research study in Romania to look at the local wolf population, he behaves radically different than before he left. He cannot sit still in their apartment and he and her boss Malachy ramble about werewolves or some wacko similar theory. Hunter persuades Abra to move to rural Northside. There his suddenly barbaric attitude flourishes especially in the bedroom, but not always just with her as there is Magda. Abra considers leaving the man she loves as increasingly he acts more like a wild animal while she behaves even wilder with Red.<BR/><BR/>This is an intriguing tale with a paranormal spin, a bit of a mystery, plenty of romance and a fascinating all in the family twist. The key characters are fully developed especially the beleaguered heroine. Although the story line takes a bit long to set the cast and locale, fans will relish Alisa Sheckley's fine thriller.<BR/><BR/>Harriet Klausner

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