The Shape of Desire (Google eBook)
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Master storyteller Sharon Shinn has thrilled readers with her national bestselling Twelve Houses series. Now experience her original new novel in which love and loyalty are tested at every turn....
For fifteen years, Maria Devane has been desperately, passionately in love with Dante Romano. But Maria knows that Dante can never give everything of himself back—at least not all of the time. Every month, Dante shifts shape, becoming a wild animal. He can’t choose when he shifts, the transition is often abrupt, and, as he gets older, the time he spends in human form is gradually decreasing.
Maria has kept his secret since the beginning, knowing that their love is worth the danger. But when a string of brutal attacks occurs in local parks while Dante is in animal form, Maria is forced to consider whether the lies she’s been telling about her life have turned into lies she’s telling herself...
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Review: The Shape of Desire (Shifting Circle #1)User Review - MissM - Goodreads
3.5 stars What a strange book. First off, this is a contemporary book, taking place in the "real" world as opposed to a fantasy or alternate world setting. This alone makes it different for Shinn, who ... Read full review
Review: The Shape of Desire (Shifting Circle #1)User Review - Jenni Ebba - Goodreads
This book was on my TBR pile for quite a while. Shinn's writing style in this threw me for a loop. I expected by the back blurb that it was going to be an intense thrill ride, but I received something ... Read full review