Ace Books, Hardcover, 9780441020010, 352pp.
Publication Date: March 5, 2013
Mercy Thompson's life has undergone a seismic change. Becoming the mate of Adam Hauptman the charismatic Alpha of the local werewolf pack has made her a stepmother to his daughter Jesse, a relationship that brings moments of blissful normalcy to Mercy's life. But on the edges of humanity, what passes for a minor mishap on an ordinary day can turn into so much more
After an accident in bumper-to-bumper traffic, Mercy and Jesse can t reach Adam or anyone else in the pack for that matter. They ve all been abducted.
Through their mating bond, all Mercy knows is that Adam is angry and in pain. With the werewolves fighting a political battle to gain acceptance from the public, Mercy fears Adam's disappearance may be related and that he and the pack are in serious danger. Outclassed and on her own, Mercy may be forced to seek assistance from any ally she can get, no matter how unlikely.
PRAISE FOR THE MERCY THOMPSON NOVELS “I love these books.”—Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author “The best new urban fantasy series I’ve read in years.”—Kelley Armstrong, New York Times bestselling author “Outstanding.”—Charles de Lint, Fantasy & Science Fiction “An excellent read with plenty of twists and turns…It left me wanting more.”—Kim Harrison, New York Times bestselling author “Expect to be spellbound.”—Lynn Viehl, New York Times bestselling author