By Patricia Briggs
In Cry Wolf, New York Times bestselling writer Patricia Briggs all started a brand new city delusion sequence set on this planet of Mercy Thompson—but with principles of its personal. Now, learn Alpha and Omega, the novella that encouraged the hot sequence, and spot the way it all began…
Anna Latham by no means knew werewolves existed, until eventually the evening she survived a violent attack… and have become one herself. After 3 years on the backside of the Chicago pack, she's realized to maintain her head down and not, ever belief dominant men. but if she discovers wrongdoing in her pack, she has to move above her Alpha's head to invite for help.
Charles Cornick is the son—and enforcer—of the chief of the North American werewolves. Now his father has despatched him to Chicago to wash up an issue there. Charles by no means anticipated to discover Anna, a unprecedented Omega wolf—and he definitely by no means anticipated to acknowledge her as his mate…
This novella used to be initially released within the anthology [iiOn the Prowl[/i].
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