Title: The New Wolf
Author: R.J. Scott
Series: Building the Pack, #1
Release Date: January 16, 2017
Genre(s): M/M Paranormal / Shifters Romance
Page Count: 78 Pages
Heat Level: 4.5 flames out of 5
Rating: 4 stars out of 5
A dangerous lone wolf is intent on destroying the beginnings of a pack and when Connor is attacked, and near death, there is only one thing that can save him. A wolf shifter’s bite.
N.B. Originally published through Extasy Publishing, this edition features the same story with new cover art.
After a hate crime leaves one of them near dead, Veterinarian Josh Nolan and Cop Connor Vincent are starting a new life in Black Creek, a remote town on the edge of the Green Mountains range, Vermont.
Josh is taking over his grandfather’s practice, and Connor starts a new position with the local sheriff’s office.
When Connor becomes curious about unsolved crimes going back fifty years he can’t know the kind of secrets he begins to unearth. Or the danger that he puts himself and Josh in.
Word Count: 25,500
The New Wolf is a story set in the town of Black Creek which is a remote town on the edge of the Green Mountains range, Vermont. When this book starts we meet our MC Josh Nolan who is a veterinarian and his partner, Connor Vincent who is a cop and recently hired at the Black Creek Sheriff’s department. These two are beginning a new life in Black creek are starting a new life in Black Creek, after Connor was hurt on the job. Josh has since bought out his grandfathers veterinary practice and the two just want to spend their time together, beginning again.
It’s the perfect setting for something to go wrong. Remote town. Small town. Mountain town. Two men who after a trauma, just want to start over somewhere safe. *insert creepy music*
While reading, you are cued into the querks and intricate workings of a small town, and you immediately get the sense that something doesn’t add up. It isn’t until Connor is involved in a late night stakeout on a pagan holiday that he gets a glimpse of just how far away his and Josh’s dream of peaceful living is.
This is a really fun book. Things are revealed slowly, over time as you begin to form your own opinions, the author drops little bombshells on ya! The romance between our two MC’s is palpable and they are hot as hell together.
As Connor tries to understand new thoughts, feelings, and an all together crazy reality he has to wonder if his and Josh’s relationship will be strong enough to survive, the new wolf.
4 stars to this story in the “Building the Pack” series, A previously published series, reworked and new covers, each book in the series is written by different authors.