Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Howling Heart by April Bostic


Paige Donavon has just been offered her dream job at Elle, a big time magazine.   When her father dies her world crashes in around her.  He leaves her his old cabin in the Colorado Rockies and she rushes out to see what state the cabin is in.    She rents a jeep and an elk runs in front of her causing her to crash her vehicle.  When she awakes she is in a trailor being nursed to health by twins Quinn and Riley Gray, werewolves.   With these new friends her whole world is turned upside down.   Riley has fallen in love with Paige and does not want her to return to New York.   Paige has feelings for Riley and is unsure if she can give up her dream job and life in New York to live in the small quiet community of Black River. 

I love werewolf paranormal stories.   This one is so unique in the werewolf/human story.   Can true love happen between two beings who are so different from each other?   April Bostic wrote a great story that I loved.  Every character was written so that the reader actually knew them.   They were all my friends and I was experiencing all the drama, fights, love, and heart ache that they were feelings.  

The only character in the book that I just did not like was Paige’s mom.  She was just nasty.  From the very beginning she was a horrible mother.   The way she talked to Paige made it a miracle that she did not have huge issues due to mistreatment from her mother.     I was extremely happy that she had a father who was not only present in her life, but was a positive presence in her life.    When he passed away at the beginning of the story I was devastated for her.  Yet Paige manages to come out ahead and make a good life for herself. 

When Riley asks Paige if they can have sex when he is in wolf form I was unsure how to react.   That is strange…really strange.  I still am not sure how to react, but I moved past that and enjoyed the rest of the story.

As far as paranormal stories go this makes it to the top of my lists.   I loved how Alpha-males were involved.  When Riley had to fight to win Paige I loved it.    The rules were there to protect the pack, but the Alpha’s realized that the world is changing and that the rules had to reflect those changes.  
 
I will highly recommend this to all my fellow paranormal, werewolf readers.


Meet April Bostic: 
 April Bostic is a New Jersey-based, Adult Romance author who enjoys unleashing her creativity and letting her imagination run wild. Her love of romance books inspired her to become not just a reader, but also a writer. In December 2008, she self-published her first novel, a contemporary romance with a supernatural twist entitled "A Rose to the Fallen".

Her first short story, "Right Here, Right Now", released in January 2012, is an erotic romance with a dash of S&M. The following year, she released two more short stories: a romantic urban fantasy inspired by the Greek myth of Eros and Psyche entitled "Eros, My Love", and a sexy romantic comedy entitled "Love Addiction".


After five years, she released her second novel, "The Howling Heart" in August 2013, a paranormal romance that delves into the mystical world of werewolves and Norse gods. To end her busiest year in publishing, April will release her fourth and final short story in December 2013, a historical vampire romance entitled "A Dark Scandal".

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2 comments:

  1. Charlotte, great review. April was a guest on my book blog - which was about bestiality http://jerasjamboree.com/2013/10/23/jeras-jamboree-feature-post-april-bostic/ Might help you a bit :)

    Thank you for taking part in April's tour.

    Shaz

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