Review: Four Weddings and a Werewolf by Kristin Miller ★★★★

18464648Four Weddings and a Werewolf by Kristin Miller
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Series: Seattle Wolf Pack #2
Publication Date: October 28th 2013
ISBN: 9781622663378
Page Count: 215
Rating: ★★★★
Review Copy: ARC
Reviewed by: Lynsey
Synopsis: To have and to howl…

Logan Black, former Marine and bodyguard for the Seattle Wolf Pack, hates weddings and has no plan to walk the path to matrimonial misery. But when he’s hired to protect a hot-to-trot wedding planner with a werewolf stalker, he’s forced to put his feelings aside. Not such an easy task when the damsel can turn him on with a single smoldering glance.

Wedding planner Veronica Vale knows werewolves exist, but hates them. One bit her sister, changing their lives forever. When a sexy Marine shows his gorgeous face at one of her wedding appointments, Veronica finds it hard to focus on the task at hand.

The chemistry drawing Logan and Veronica together seems fated, but with Logan’s playboy attitude, Veronica’s hatred for werewolves, and a stalker lurking in the shadows, these two need more than passion to keep them together.

REVIEW


The Wedding Planner

First thing of note: If you are a fan of Jessica Sims' Midnight Liaisons series, as I am, you will LOVE this new series! It has a very similar vibe to it.

I say "new," this is actually book two, although I confess I didn't read book one (probably because I didn't realise there was one until too late - Oops!). But I found it worked perfectly well as a standalone novel. There were a few references to the sister's relationship from the first book, but the romance and mystery here were new and self-contained.

Second thing of note: This book had a really decent mystery and a believable, enjoyable romance. Something the flippant sounding title might not convey.

Both main characters, Logan (werewolf) and Veronica (not), are in their early thirties, and therefore know what they want and what they don't want. For Logan Black, that last thing has always been marriage. He's having none of it and sees it as a farce, an expensive lie. Point proven by his own mother's three failed marriages and current unhappy werewolf mating. So imagine how the sparks fly when he's asked to provide bodyguard duty for wedding planner extraordinaire - Veronica Vale.

And, oh, how they fly! The sexual tension was instantaneous and sizzling - something they didn't bother resisting for long. And, by crikey, that first sex scene...? Yowzers! *mops brow*

Unfortunately, Veronica isn't without her prejudices either, and once she finds out about Logan's wolfy side, she's one seriously unhappy camper. She feels she has every reason to despise werewolves since her sister was bitten and turned by one, changing both of their lives forever.

So you could say it's a case of opposites attract for Logan and Veronica, but I liked that, despite both of their initial reservations, there was no stupidity or stubborn mulishness involved. They're may have been a bit of hilarious sniping and growling, but then allowances were made, grown-up conversations were held, and there was no unfounded melodrama. Huzzah!

I'm definitely keen to try more from this author and I'm recommending this one to fans of lighter paranormal romance, with the emphasis on the romance rather than paranormal.

4 Stars ★★★★
ARC provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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