Wolf Moon

Fiction - Paranormal
370 Pages
Reviewed on 06/02/2016
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Reviewed by Michelle Randall for Readers' Favorite

In the lands that Leif Erickson explored and the god Odin blessed, there lives a blend of man and ferine. Far from the city, in the Outlands, Arud has grown up wondering why they live in the Outlands instead of the city, but never questioning his parents. Things are changing and the ferine are growing bolder, and so his mother, Vinter, decides that it is time he takes his little sister, Lykke, to the city. It's a hard journey and will take them close to three weeks, but his mother is determined that they have to leave and quickly. Arud and Lykke trust in their mother, but this journey will change everything they have ever believed in before now. Dreadlands: Wolf Moon is the story of self-discovery and enlightenment in the journey of Arud. Author Jaimie Engle takes a paranormal/supernatural story and weaves coming of age and self discovery into a wonderful tale that you want to continue reading.

Dreadlands: Wolf Moon is reminiscent of a classic werewolf story in that you have the ferine, but they are much more animalistic. The ferine are animals that come out at full moon, and they are hunters. Don't let that analogy fool you, though; this is in no way a werewolf tale - it's just the best way to describe the ferine to someone who hasn't read about them yet. Author Jaimie Engle puts her own spin on this animal-shifter idea, places the story in the cold northwest, bring in tales of Vikings and Norse legends and the god Odin. It is so unique and well written that you will have read the whole book before you know it. The battle scenes are not graphic and there is no sex or bad language so I recommend this to readers of all ages.