Thursday, August 16, 2018

Review: Wild Things (Shifters Unbound) by Jennifer Ashley

book Description

Wolf Shifter Mason McNaughton is tired of the crazy feral living in his house, endangering him, his brothers, and his sweet auntie Cora. Ferals are Shifters who’ve reverted to the wild stage, forgetting all about the joys of pizza and satellite TV. Not to mention, Mason is sick of waking up to the feral’s rampages in the bedroom next to his. The feral has been given sanctuary, so Mason can’t throw him out—the only thing to do is to find a way to cure him. 

The problem is, Shifter healers—elusive, Goddess-touched Shifters who have the healing gift—are few and far between. Mason volunteers to go in search of one, and is sent to a psychic in New Orleans who might have an idea of where to start looking. 

Mason doesn’t believe in psychics, but Jasmine, the psychic in question, seems to at least put on a good show. Jasmine believes in Shifters all right, but she vowed after her Shifter boyfriend dumped her to never have anything to do with them again. 

The easiest way to get rid of the growly Lupine, Mason, is to help him, but Jasmine never dreams what that help will drag her into. 

A short novel of the Shifters Unbound series.

My Review

I read a review on another blog and knew I hadn't read this book even though I thought I was all caught up on this series. So I went and looked and sure enough I had it on my bought list but it wasn't on my Kindle so I downloaded it and read it. I don't know how this one slipped by. 

I'm a huge fan of this series so I was happy to re-visit shiftertown and see some of the characters that I've grown to love and meet some new ones. 

Mason McNaughton needs to find a rare shifter healer and soon, otherwise he might just end up dead. While there's nothing wrong with him, there is a feral shifter living in his home who is losing his mind and could kill him. He finds Jasmine who should be able to find the elusive healer and while searching for him they end up really liking each other. I really liked this couple a lot. Jasmine is reluctant to fall for Mason since she was hurt by a shifter in the past and Mason isn't really fond of humans but these two were really sweet together. 

Jasmine is psychic and her house is sentient. I just loved this house and I love how it makes an appearance in the series in other books after this one. A sentient house sure makes for some fun moments, especially if the house doesn't like you.

I absolutely love Zander and since I've already read his story, I really liked reading this and seeing how he was found. Zander is the shifter healer and he's magnificent. Big, brutish and a polar bear shifter.

What I really like about this series is the world building, the great characters and the story line about the collars the shifters have to wear. I can only hope that at some point in this series, these shifters start to get more rights, less discrimination and won't have to live with collars on. 

I give this book 4 out of 5 stars.