Though the daughter of the Redwood Pack’s Beta, Brie Jamenson has known peace for most of her life. When she finds the man who could be her mate, she’s shocked to discover Gideon is the Alpha wolf of the Talon Pack. As a submissive, her strength lies in her heart, not her claws. But if her new Pack disagrees or disapproves of fate’s choice, the consequences could be fatal.
As the worlds Brie and Gideon have always known begin to shift, they must face their challenges together in order to help their Pack and seal their bond. But when the Pack is threatened from the inside, Gideon doesn’t know who he can trust and Brie’s life could be forfeit in the crossfire. It will take the strength of an Alpha and the courage of his mate to realize where true loyalties lie.
Gideon is Alpha of the Talon pack and has no idea his fated mate is part of the Redwood Pack but that's all about to change! When Brie was seventeen years old she caught a glimpse of the man that made her Wolf howl but has always avoided him as she realised he wouldn't exactly be overjoyed to find out his Mate is part of a different Pack and a naturally submissive Wolf to boot. As an Alpha, Gideon would never choose a submissive Wolf as his Mate, but fate has a funny way of turning the tables on the unwary. When Gideon is pressured to take a Mate, Brie steps forward to take up the challenge but convincing Gideon she's exactly what he needs is no mean task. If Brie can't convince Gideon, how will she ever gain the trust and support of the Talon Pack? Things quickly go from bad to worse though as Gideon’s worse fears are about to be realised!
I really enjoyed Tattered Loyalties but didn't love it as much as others I've read by Ms Ryan, why? I think, although there is action here, it got a little overshadowed by all the hot loving the couple share and I really wanted to experience more of the Pack dynamics. That being said, it does have a solid plot that really opens things up for the author to explore in subsequent books. The main characters do get their happy ending but there's a cliffhanger of sorts that really needs to be addressed. There's even a glimpse of just who the next couple might be, but boy is that a messed up relationship!
This was well written and a joy to read, hooray for great editing. I really enjoyed getting to know these characters and can't wait to read more.
I was gifted a copy of this in exchange for an honest review by the publisher.