Pack Alpha is the first book in the Were Chronicles and tells the story of Gage, the Pack Alpha of the title, and Marissa Boyd, a non-shifting shifter who is the sister of a member of Gage's Pack. The whys and wherefores of how her sister came to be in Gage's Pack is explained in the book, so I won't rehash. All I will say is that Marissa is essentially a lone wolf, and not all by choice. Marissa has to face an awful truth in that the world is not as she always thought it. With Gage wanting to be by her side, with the truth set her free, or break her?
This is very well written, with some excellent, soul destroying, parts about how Marissa feels with her wolf trapped inside. Gage is well developed, with full on protective Alpha instincts that roar whenever he thinks Marissa is in danger.
I personally would have preferred to find out a bit more about Marissa and Emily's old Pack, and why Brandon came back after all this time, but on the whole, there was everything in this book you could wish for - including some steaming sex scenes.
Definitely recommended and a good start to a new series.
* I received this book from Totally Bound Publishing in return for a fair and honest review. *
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