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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Book Review: Diamond Moon (Black Hills Wolves Book 12) by Celia Breslin + giveaway

Diamond Moon (Black Hills Wolves Book 12)
by Celia Breslin
March 27, 2015
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Publisher: Decadent Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-61333-803-2
Number of pages: 185
Word Count: 29,737
Cover Artist: Fiona Jayde
Human-wolf hybrid Darci Diamond spends every full moon locked in auntie’s basement in Southern Oregon. Her excruciating shifts terrify her, the last one causing her heart to stop beating. Seeking a cure, she journeys to Los Lobos.

Ross Luparell returns to the struggling Tao pack, using his millions made in the tech industry to build homes for pack families in need. He never imagined he would also find his one true mate. But when a hybrid with the biggest green eyes he’s ever seen lands on his doorstep in the middle of a wicked summer storm, there’s no denying it. She’s the one.

She wants a normal human life, free from pain-filled shifts. He won’t give up on her Wolf, and will do whatever it takes to help her accept her true nature. But can he convince her to trust him with her heart?

While the official release date of this story was back in 2015, I just had the chance to get my paws on it. What a truly fun and hot read, for 189 pages you just can't go wrong!

There was an almost immediate chemistry between our leading couple. I loved reading their evolution not only together but as individuals as well. While it's no secret that vamps are my main squeeze, I'm really glad I went for a walk in the wolfy side.

The steamy romance and dirty talk were HOT, it's PNR for a reason! I also really enjoyed the backstory specifically on our main gal Darci, she has a past and future that looks uncertain at times. This one really drew me in and kept me going until the final page.

I loved it for all the right reasons and recommend it to anyone looking for a new steamy read.

Getting 4 Sheep


He reached out with his Wolf senses. The feedback froze his fingers on the doorknob. Female. Damn, she smelled good. Human. Wolf. Wait…both? The copper tang of blood hit his nose. And injured.

He flung open the door. His abrupt move caught his visitor off guard, one small, white fist raised to knock. The woman startled and fell forward. Catching her, he pulled her inside, kicking the door shut with his foot.

She sagged against him, a shivering bundle of wet woman. Underneath the dampness, her scent drop-kicked his gut. Apples and cinnamon. Roses and honey. His body perked up, taking extreme notice. He fought the growl of possession threatening to tear out of his throat. Holy hell, had his potential mate just walked into his home in the middle of a storm?

The scent of her blood jump-started his brain into action. He lowered her gently to the floor. “Jesus. You okay?”

His instincts urged him to check her for wounds, but he was a stranger and didn’t want to spook her. But goddamn, he wanted to touch her. Peel off her wet clothes. See all of her. With a jacket covering her torso, tight jeans hiding her legs, and her ball cap pulled low on her face, all he’d seen so far was her quivering pale chin, full red lips, and those delicate, trembling hands.

“S-s-sorry, d-dripping all ov-v-ver your f-f-floor,” she said, teeth chattering. Her snow white fingers curled on the hardwood, arms trembling with her effort to keep herself upright. Blood streaked the wood. A line of liquid crimson slid down her jaw and dripped from her chin onto her jacket.

To hell with propriety. “You’re injured. Let me help you.” He pulled off her cap and damn near swallowed his tongue.

Big green eyes blinked up at him from a face so pale it made him think of moonlight. Drenched, short black hair lay plastered to her head, the ends framing features reminiscent of the fairies his sister loved to draw for the hidden-object games she designed. Ethereal beauty. My beauty. He stroked a knuckle down her cheek then ran his thumb over her soft, full lower lip.

She flinched and batted his hand away, falling to her side in the process.

Ross snapped back to reality with a healthy hit of guilt. “Shit. Sorry.”

His gaze shot to her forehead where a two-inch cut sent blood trailing over her prominent cheekbone with its silky-smooth skin he’d so enjoyed caressing—

Shit. He gave himself a mental ass kicking for scaring her. “I’m Ross. You’re safe here. Promise.”

About the Author:
Celia lives in California with her husband, daughter, and two feisty cats. She writes urban fantasy and paranormal romance, and has a particular fondness for vampires, werewolves, and the Fae. When not writing, you’ll find Celia editing for others, exercising, reading a good book, hanging with her family, or indulging her addiction to Joss Whedon’s TV shows and movies.


  1. Enjoyed the excerpt. Adding to my wish list

    1. Hi Pamk, Thanks for visiting. Glad you enjoyed the excerpt. :)

  2. Replies
    1. Hi Unknown, Thanks for stopping by! D.M. was a fun story to write.

  3. I look forward to reading this one. Love the cover.

    1. Hi Nancy, Thanks for visiting the tour and adding D.M. to your TBR list. Ohmigod, I love my cover, too, LOL. I was all, "Holy Hot Man Candy!" when the publisher first showed it to me. Three cheers for Fiona Jayde, the awesome cover designer! :-)

  4. Hi Sharon and the I Smell Sheep Team! Thanks for hosting my wolves on your blog, and thanks for taking the time to read and review Ross and Darci's story. Happy Halloween! :-)

  5. Sounds like another great PNR for me :).

    1. Hi Victoria, Glad you like the sound of Diamond Moon. Happy Halloween!