Sunday, March 30, 2014
Review: Bright City Lights (City of Lights #1) by Declan Sands
Sometimes it's harder to be together than it is to be apart.
Rabb is an alpha shifter, a werewolf, who likes to defy both the odds and authority. He prefers the city lights over the open spaces most shifters enjoy.
Brant is a politician with a secret that's becoming harder and harder to contain. As mayor of Bright City, he's determined to keep the city free of shifters to protect his secret.
The two men share a fair amount of distrust, along with a smoldering history that threatens to drag them under again. But when shifters begin to die in Bright City, Rabb and Brant need to find a way to work together again. Especially when one of them inadvertently steps right into the murderer's deadly path.
**I received this book free for review from the author through the DBML (Don't Buy My Love) program in the M/M Romance group on Goodreads.**
Let me start by saying that this story was a bit of a mystery to me when I started it. I didn't read any other reviews and just glanced over the blurb. I find that by doing this I don't get spoiled and I enjoy the book I am reading so much more.
We have Rabb who is the Alpha Werewolf, he has just purchased property in Bright City despite the efforts set in place to keep the shifters out. On the other hand we have Brant, he is the mayor of Bright City and he wants to keep the shifters far out of the city. Upon starting out we are given hints that Brant is something other than human but we are not told what. We are also dropped little tidbits that he and Rabb have some sort of history. I was quickly drawn into this book as it has all my favorite in one tightly wrapped package! It has paranormal, mystery/who-dun-it, and a slow burn M/M romance I mean what's not to like?! I was fascinated by trying to unravel who the "big bad" was, waiting to see exactly what Brant is and waiting for them to "come together". I love, love, loved this book! On Goodreads this book is listed as #1 of the City of Lights series and I seriously hope that Declan Sands is planning on continuing it. I was thrilled with the writing and have already purchased Dusted (Blood-hound#1)!
Rating: 5 Stars!
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