Title: A Leopard’s Path
Series: Ashwood Falls #5
Author: Lia Davis
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Shifters
Published: May 26, 2015
Publisher: Fated Desires Publishing
My Rating: 5 stars
Stolen from her family as an infant, Ana Darwin-Andrews has to piece together her past and present. Her whole life is a lie. There’s only one man she feels she can trust, but even he has secrets.
Kieran Michaels keeps a tight lid on his past, but the Onyx Alpha knows his darkest secrets. Kieran will stop at nothing to destroy the rogue before the past is revealed. Ana can never discover his hands are as bloodstained as their enemy’s, because life without her is not an option.
Read on for my thoughts on A Leopard’s Path. No true spoilers, promise.
Returning to Ashwood Falls is always an enjoyable journey. This ongoing, multi-branched series always delights with a steamy, intense full pack involvement style of paranormal romance. Shifters, one and all – and every single one of them has their own story both told and untold.
Now the Ashwood Falls series is ongoing and somewhat connected. It is possible to pick up A Leopard’s Path and enjoy it completely as a stand alone or introduction to the series. But… much like a true pack, whose lives are intertwined with all of the other members of the pack – so is Ashwood Falls to some degree. You do not have to start at the beginning (Winter Eve, the prequel or A Tiger’s Claim #1) but you will get the overall story and might not be confused with pack members being tossed into conversations. Besides, if you love shifters to start with, then reading this series from the beginning is pretty natural, right?
Ana and Kieran are mates – well, they each know the other is their mate but there are secrets each is holding on to and that is preventing their true, complete mating. Ana has only recently been reunited with her family, having been stolen away as baby. She has powers and abilities that she has not yet mentioned to her mate or her pack. Kieran has secrets too. Ones he will do anything to prevent Ana from discovering. How can a true, fully mated life between these two be possible with so many lies scattered around? Especially when terror is about to descend upon them all once again.
A Leopard’s Path is another excellent addition to this ongoing series. Full of intrigue, magic, shifters, hot Alpha men and women, strong sex drives and deep life long love – this one has it all. Highly recommended for Paranormal lovers, Romance lovers and definitely anyone who loves combining the two. The action is fast paced, the characters believable and just plain fun to get to know and the steam rises pretty hot between Ana and Kieran.
If you enjoy anything paranormal, give this one a try. I’m thinking you’ll be hooked and enjoy every minute.
*I received an e-ARC of A Leopard’s Path from the publisher and NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. That does not change what I think of this novel.*
~Any review is just one person’s opinion. You might feel the same or totally different. The only way to know for certain is for you to read it. This was my opinion of this particular book.~
A Leopard’s Path is available for the Kindle