Red Little has a bone to pick with the big, bad wolf for stealing her mechanical heart. When she storms to his cabin and demands he returns it, she soon realizes he’s after more than just her heart.
Axel Wolfe wants answers only Red can provide. She was there when half of his pack perished at sea. The one that can shed light on why his surviving men recall nothing, yet Axel remembers every detail of that nightmarish day. He suspects the truth has to do with the sea nymph’s miraculous ability to walk on land.
When Axel shows her a different side of him that she likes too much, Red begins to question whether her freedom came at too high of a price for the wolf—banishment from his pack. As the passion between them heats up, Red must make a decision. Return to the ocean, or remain on land and get the answer to the question that’s crossed her mind since Axel stole her heart.
Can an ill-tempered and sexy Alpha wolf fall hard for a fish out of water?
I requested this book to review because a Little Red Riding Hood retelling sounded like something I was in the mood for but unfortunately it’s not what I got.
Firstly, there is no world-building. Occasionally, I can forgive this when the scope of the novel is small which this book is but I couldn’t get over the fact that this book mostly just takes place in the woods with a horny wolf man and a girl getting it on.
This book kind of reads like a fanfic. So the whole half of this book is Axel (the wolf) I guess ‘punishing’ Red by sexually pleasuring her while she’s practically dying because he stole her mechanical heart.. wait.. What?!
“Instinct told him she neared her descent into unconsciousness. Axel nipped then sucked on her bottom lip
WTF?! Call the police!! The wolf police? Okay, I don’t know. Just get this Axel guy away, please. All of this sexual punishment is happening also while she’s telling him about a pack of wolves that defiled her.. Yup.
“Is there a reason we’re not going forward?” She asked, surprised at how annoyed she was that the big, bad wolf wasn’t good on his word of punishing her with his body.
In all honestly, this book was just a really bad porno, called Wolf’s Red.. Rocket..
What kills me the most is that this author has such great potential! When the sex scenes were finished, the book was great! The words read well together and the writing was pretty but then the characters would make sexual remarks even around children and things got weird. I didn’t hate this book but I wouldn’t rush to recommend it either.
2 out of 5 stars