Title: Prince of Wolves
Series: The Grey Wolves Book 1
Author: Quinn Loftis
Published: June 29, 2011 by Quinn Loftis
Price: Free on Kindle.
Blurb: Jacque Pierce was just an ordinary 17-year-old girl getting ready to start her senior year in high school in Coldspring, Texas. When a mysterious foreign exchange student from Romania moves in across the street, Jacque and her two best friends, Sally and Jen, don’t realize the last two weeks of their summer are going to get a lot more interesting.
From the moment Jacque sets eyes on Fane she feels an instant connection, a pull like a moth to a flame. Little does she know that the flame she is drawn to is actually a Canis lupis, werewolf, and she just happens to be his mate; the other half of his soul.
The problem is Fane is not the only wolf in Coldspring, Texas.
Just as Fane and Jacque are getting to know each other, another wolf steps out to try and claim Jacque as his mate. Fane will now have to fight for the right to complete the mating bond, something that is his right by birth but is being denied him by a crazed Alpha. Will the love Fane has for Jacque be enough to give him the strength to defeat his enemy, will Jacque accept that she is Fane’s mate and complete the bond between them?
Review: I just…couldn’t anymore. I got to chapter 16, I truly gave it my best shot at finishing this, but my goodness…this was just…so boring and the writing just was not up to par.
The multiple name drops, the random information that had no place in that part of the story. That was purely for the benefit of the reader and I hate that. Especially if it just comes out of the blue like that. For example, the explanation of the wolves just seem to come from no where and it was solely for the audience and not the character. Don’t do that. It throws off the story and keeps me from getting lost in said story.
The switching between third and second person was jarring because her thoughts weren’t in italics.
I was just so bored. The writing seemed to be lazy, the reader never gets past the top layer of the characters. I mean, the all important side characters are pretty much just one-sided, along with the main characters. I wanted to feel the emotion, to see the angst they were going through. You’re jealous? Give me that angst of being jealous. Don’t just skimp over it and go on to the next thing.
Another thing about this, I had to skip a couple of pages because for a while there, it was giving a play-by-play of both sides of the conversation. Everything. Like one chapter would be from one character and then the other chapter would be the exact same story except it was from the other character. Sometimes, that’s fine…when it’s done correctly. When it’s not just focusing on the surface emotion of the characters.
Thank you for reading my review.