Cait is in a spot of trouble with a capital T. A male hellcat has set his sights on claiming her and she’s one kitty who doesn’t want a collar. When she meets a dark, alluring and mysterious hunter, she sees a chance to rid herself of the male, but the price Owen sets and the fierce passion that burns white-hot between them lures her dangerously under his seductive spell.
Can Owen discover the true intent of the male hellcat and stop Cait from falling into his hands? And can Cait retain control as the heat of desire burns between her and Owen, or will a reckless moment seal both of their fates forever?
Owen is a hunter and the last of his family but he is far more than he seems at first. Yes, he may be a human working as a mercenary tracker in the supernatural world but Owen has more than a few tricks up his sleeve! Cait may have asked him to help her find the one determined to capture her but once alone with him all Cait wants is to keep him close, very close indeed! Passion explodes between them but the danger is still out there. Owen has a job to do but the real danger is much closer than he realises and he's about to discover just what a Hellcat is capable of!
This did feel quite short compared to other stories in this series and consequently it shows in the storyline. This couple hooks up very quickly and I struggled to be convinced as after all this series is about Eternal Mates and in previous books that point has been emphasized. I personally enjoy the chase and missed the snark and humour that often accompanies that trope. That being said, once the story got underway the passion they shared enabled Ms Heaton to fully explore just what being a Hellcat really entails (no pun intended!). Speaking of tails the description given of Cait when she transforms into her beast form is amazing. I loved that we finally got to learn just how special this fearsome breed are and trust me, Cait is a tough gal no matter what form she wears. Fear not though as Owen is a worthy hero and not just token beefcake. He is a man who never takes his mission lightly and I thought it so funny that he kept a data base of Supernaturals! Owen is one who thinks on his feet and I do enjoy reading about intelligent characters. And the piece de resistance? This couple fights to the end and they fight together!
Overall I did enjoy Bitten by a Hellcat and we even get a tiny glimpse of the Elf Bleu, hurray! I loved seeing a Dragon show up and can't wait for Ms Heaton to reveal more. The action certainly heats up toward the end and although I had misgivings initially, the ending won me over.
As usual it's well written and happily a delight to read. It's not my favourite but I thought Owen and Cait both deserved their happy ending. I'm so looking forward to see what Ms Heaton has in store for us next and recommend this book to those who enjoy a story that definitely contains heat!
I was gifted a copy of this in exchange for an honest review