Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
(Women of the Otherworld, Book 1)

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"Frisky...Tells a rather sweet love story, and suggests that being a wolf may be more comfortable for a strong, smart woman than being human." -The New York Times Book Review

Elena Michaels seems like the typically strong and sexy modern woman, She lives with her architect boyfriend, writes for a popular newspaper, and works out at the gym. She's also a werewolf.

Elena has done all she can to assimilate to the human world, but the man whose bite changed her existence forever, and his legacy, continue to haunt her. Thrown into a desperate war for survival that tests her allegiance to a secret clan of werewolves, Elena must recon with who, and what, she is in this passionate, page-turning novel that begins the Women of the Otherworld series. 

 

About Kelley Armstrong

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When librarians finally granted Kelley Armstrong an adult card, she made straight for the epic fantasy and horror shelves. She spent the rest of her childhood and teen years happily roaming fantastical and terrible worlds, and vowed that someday she'd write a story combining swords, sorcery, and the ravenous undead. That story begins with Sea of Shadows.Armstrong's first works for teens were the New York Times bestselling Darkest Powers and Darkness Rising trilogies. All of her novels for teens have been New York Times bestsellers. She lives in rural Ontario with her husband, three children, and far too many pets.
 
Published October 1, 2001 by Plume. 544 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Crime. Fiction

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Armstrong prepares readers for her tale's twists with several key revisions of werewolf lore—the werewolf taint is mostly hereditary, and werewolves can be killed as easily as any human or wolf.

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If you're hungering for the next Anita Blake book or the upcoming Sookie Stackhouse adventure, I'd suggest picking up a copy of this book.

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While reading the book, you find yourself wanting Elena to give into Clay -- at other times you want Elena to cause him bodily harm.

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Open Book Society

The fact that Elena was trying to have a normal human life outside of her “curse” created tension between the two lovers.

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