Length: 11 hours 19 minutes
Series: Psy-Changeling Trinity
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Setting: Moscow, Russia
Source: ARC, NetGalley
Narrator: Angela Dawe
Also in this series: Silver Silence, Ocean Light, Wolf Rain, Last Guard , Storm Echo
Also by this author: Angels' Blood, Archangel's Kiss, Silver Silence, Archangel's Viper, Slave to Sensation, Visions of Heat, Caressed By Ice, Mine to Possess, Hostage to Pleasure, Blaze of Memory, Bonds of Justice, Kiss of Snow, Tangle of Need, Shield of Winter, Shards of Hope, Allegiance of Honor, Ocean Light, Archangel's Prophecy , Wolf Rain, Archangel's War, Archangel's Sun, Love Hard , Last Guard , Archangel's Light , Storm Echo, Archangel's Resurrection
New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh returns to her breathtaking Psy-Changeling Trinity series with a mating that shouldn’t exist…
Alpha wolf Selenka Durev’s devotion to her pack is equaled only by her anger at anyone who would harm those under her care. That currently includes the empaths who’ve flowed into her city for a symposium that is a security nightmare, a powder keg just waiting for a match.
Ethan Night is an Arrow who isn’t an Arrow. Numb and disengaged from the world, he’s loyal only to himself. Assigned as part of the security force at a world-first symposium, he carries a dark agenda tied to the power-hungry and murderous Consortium. Then violence erupts and Ethan finds himself crashing into the heart and soul of an alpha wolf.
Mating at first sight is a myth, a fairytale. Yet Selenka’s wolf is resolute: Ethan Night, broken Arrow and a man capable of obsessive devotion, is the mate it has chosen. Even if the mating bond is full of static and not quite as it should be. Because Selenka’s new mate has a terrible secret, his mind surging with a power that is a creature of madness and death…
Alpha Night delivers readers a new Russian wolf pack (yay, back to Russia!) and a broken arrow. Singh’s writing is so brilliant, you will be swept into a world you never want to leave.
The “alpha” of Alpha Night is Selenka Durev, alpha of the Blackedge wolves and the Night is Ethan Night, Arrow who was raised and torture by Ming Labon to be a weapon. These two have a mate at first sight meet cute! Ethan is broken in so many ways. First, he was isolated and tortured by Ming throughout his childhood, and now he is living a gray life with no purpose, no connections. However confusing it is to him, he is devoted to Selenka from the start. But a darkness in Ethan is causing a damage to their bond and both are determined to figure out why. Both of these characters were amazing and perfect for each other. With Selenka being an alpha, Ethan has to be tough enough to stand beside her. As he says, “I’m the knight to your queen” and its so true!
Like all of Singh’s books, there are so many layers to Alpha Night. Selenka’s pack has some trouble, Ethan has a dangerous power in his brain, and The Architect is still trying to bring down Trinity. All of these events weave together and build upon one another.
I love each and every story in the Psy-Changling world, and Selenka’s and Ethan’s story was no exception. The characters stole my heart and the world continues to enrapture. I must mention that Angela Dawe’s narration continues to be flawless! She does a wonderful Russian accent that really keeps you in the story.
- POV: 3rd
- Tears: no
- Trope: fated mates, shifters
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- Series/Standalone: series (while each book is about a different couple, there is an overarching story woven into every book)
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- HEA: View Spoiler »yes « Hide Spoiler
The Carpathian series by Christine Feehan, The Black Dagger Brotherhood series by JR Ward, …then you will probably like Alpha Night!
Robin reviewed this on audio and enjoyed it too! I still need to get going on this series.
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