Seventeen-year-old Tayla Jonas longs for a simple life, but after a traumatizing family loss, she is forced to be both mother and sister to her cousins while caring for her mentally unstable aunt. Moving to her grandma’s quiet town of Cody, Wyoming, Tayla finds some normalcy with her quirky green activist friend, Chel, who spends no time converting her to vegetarianism.
A few weeks into her new school, Tayla catches
the eye of Kyle Harrington—the high school quarterback and resident
millionaire—who can seduce any girl with his charismatic charm,
including Tayla. But Kyle is anything but what he seems.
through City Park, Tayla is unaware that an ancient curse has her in its
crosshairs. The silver moonlight illuminates the path to her van,
sprinkling shadows like evil twinkling eyes. Tayla’s skin prickles, and
she turns. Something—or someone—is watching her.
werewolf steps from the shadows. An iridescent blue cord shoots from him
and slams into her stomach, dissolving instantly. Pain wracks her body,
and she tries to scramble to safety, but his silver eyes freeze her in
place as the curse binds them together. The cord settles deep inside her
body, coiling with dread around her heart.
Dismayed by the
prospect of a werewolf for a shadow, Tayla fears for the safety of her
friends and family. How will she keep the werewolf’s insatiable hunger
in check? Her plans for a vegetarian lifestyle quickly dwindle away, and
Tayla wrestles to fit her frazzled life back together—piece by piece.
But what she didn’t expect was her attraction to the werewolf or the
power of the full moon.
Will Tayla be strong enough to survive
the Curse of the Beast? Or will it consume her like so many before? Find
out in the first installment of this unique retelling of Beauty and the
"The music washed over me, like rolling waves swaying in the sea, turning me into a hopeful tide pool of dreams."
This book is a good, clean, exciting twist on Beauty and the Beast and werewolves.
Kyle (potential of enemy in the next books??)
First book of trilogy (I HATE waiting!)