OK, so maybe her troubles have nothing to do with the job. Under the rule of science, there are no witch burnings allowed, no water trials or public lynchings. more Under the rule of science, there are no witch burnings allowed, no water trials or public lynchings.In return, the average law-abiding, solid citizen has little to worry about from the things that go bump in the night. In return, the average law-abiding, solid citizen has little to worry about from the things that go bump in the night. Mechanic Mercy Thompson has friends in low places - and in dark ones. Since she can shapeshift at will, she agrees to act as some extra muscle when her vampire friend Stefan goes to deliver a message to another of his kind.After all, technically speaking, Hadley was already dead.And now, as unexpected heir to Hadley' s estate, Sookie discovers the inheritance definitely comes with a risk.Moon Called is the beginning of the story of Mercedes Thompson a coyote shapeshifter who is also a pretty decent mechanic.Mercy's world looks a lot like ours except that the Otherworld is beginning to be forced out of hiding by our modern technologies. more Moon Called is the beginning of the story of Mercedes Thompson a coyote shapeshifter who is also a pretty decent mechanic.
She has to slink into an alley, take off her clothes and hide them carefully, and make the Change. She hates her strength, and her wildness, and her hunger for food, for sex, for running in the night, for the chase and the kill. But she never guessed that it would be her cousin Hadley -- a consort of the Vampire Queen of New Orleans.
He hates it when she disappears in the middle of the night, and can't understand why any normal woman would crave the small hours of the morning, the dark unsafe downtown streets. The Pack she loves and hates is under siege from a bunch of disreputable and ruthless mutts who are threatening to expose them all, breaking all the rules that have kept them safe.
But Elena's skin is tingling, the pent-up energy feels like it's about to blow her muscles apart -- she can't put it off any longer. The loyalty of her nature calls her home, and into the fight, which tests just who Elena is: the wild woman or the wistful would-be human.
Charles insists that not only is Anna his mate, but she is also a rare and valued Omega wolf.
And it is Anna's inner strength and calming presence that will prove invaluable as she and Charles go on the hunt in search of a rogue werewolf, a creature bound in magic so dark that it could threaten all of the pack.