A FERAL DARKNESS is a perpetual reader favorite originally published by Baen – on the cutting edge of paranormal romance when it was first released, it bundles suspense and romance into a contemporary fantasy setting.
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"The mystery and fantasy slowly draw together, bonded by supreme characterization, to make for a story which is almost impossible to put down." – Reviewers Bookwatch
As a child, dog-loving Brenna Fallon naívely invokes an ancient Celtic deity to save her beloved hound – and inadvertently anchors the new-found power at a spring on her family's farm.
She doesn't know she's also left an opening for a far more malevolent force.
Years later, thanks to the actions of several angry young men, Brenna discovers the terrible potential of that gateway. With a devastating plague unfolding abruptly around her, she must depend on her wits, a stranger she doesn't trust, and a mysterious stray dog who becomes more than just a faithful companion as she struggles to drive back the threat of a modern Black Death.
Welded by a desperate sacrifice, woman, man, and dog face the feral darkness together.
"If you are looking for a book that has paranormal elements and some romance, is expertly written with wonderful characters and has a smooth pace that leads up to a climatic finish, A FERAL DARKNESS is the book for you and it is not to be missed."
– The Romance Reader's Connection
"This is a very smart, well-woven book, with an initially cranky but ultimately endearing hero and a thoroughly satisfying ending."
– Mary Jo Putney, bestselling author of the The Rake