Woodland Creek Series.
30 Authors. 30 Shifter Stories.
Frankie Aleen, a Doberman-shifter, has lived her life in and out of both foster homes and animal shelters. Without a mentor to guide her through the trials of shapeshifting, she was left to struggle to find balance between that of human and dog. Five years ago, though, she ran away from Chicago and ended up in the quaint town of Woodland Creek, Indiana, at the age of seventeen and finally found a safe harbor. An owl-shifter, Otis Brock, took her in and has been a father figure to her ever since.
Even though Frankie, now a bartender, has a wild, rebellious streak, she feels obligated to seek out other abandoned shifters to provide mentorship of her own. Frankie’s safe haven is threatened, however, when teen shifters start turning up dead around Woodland Pond, and she makes it her mission to find the perpetrator and seek justice.
But when one of Woodland Creek PD’s finest, Detective Gunnar Mason, starts sniffing around, he begins to notice that each of the deceased teens are somehow linked to that of the sexy, mysterious bartender with a sharp tongue. He doesn’t want her out of his sight until he’s sure she’s not responsible for the deaths that are stacking up. Things aren’t what they seem in Woodland Creek and he’s sure that Frankie is harboring a dark secret—a secret that may be the key to solving the entire case.
Will Frankie become distracted from her quest for justice by the handsome detective that seems immune to her powers of intimidation? What will happen when Gunnar discovers secrets that weren’t ever meant to be uncovered by humans?
“Shifters only imprint once in their lifetime. Fate says you have that one soul you’ll always belong to. No other could ever take their place.”
So, I’ve just finished Running Free and my first thought is “K. Webster, is there anything you can’t do?”!! I have to tell you, I’ve been really blown away by the novellas that I’ve read in the Woodland Creek series so far, and Running Free does not disappoint! Running Free is well written, captivating and is told from dual points of view. You are pulled in from the very first page and just have to know more about Frankie and Gun.
I’m not going to go into a ton of details because as this is a novella, I don’t want to spoil anything for you. Here’s what I will say: Frankie and Gun are a lot of fun. They pull you in from the moment you meet them and have you begging for more. The two of them have scorching chemistry and you can’t help yourself from rooting for them.
Running Free is a fantastic paranormal romance. I loved the shifter story-line. I loved the sexy alpha male, that was alpha, but not over the top alpha. This book had the perfect balance of sex, drama, suspense, intrigue and romance. And I enjoyed every second of it!
*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*
About the Author
K Webster is the author of dozens of romance books in many different genres including contemporary romance, historical romance, paranormal romance, and erotic romance. When not spending time with her husband of twelve years and two adorable children, she’s active on social media connecting with her readers.
Her other passions besides writing include reading and graphic design. K can always be found in front of her computer chasing her next idea and taking action. She looks forward to the day when she will see one of her titles on the big screen.