Finalists for the 2005 Aurora Award – Best Long-Form Work in English category.
After a devastating forest fire, a ranger discovers a litter of wolf cubs. He and his wife soon learn that they are no ordinary wolves. They are both animal and human. Although the young ones try to fit into the human world, their true nature makes the challenges of being teenagers all the more difficult.
When one of the pack is kidnapped, the others must draw on both sides of their nature – human and wolf – to find the cunning, the strength, and the courage it takes to rescue her.
Edo van Belkom has created unlikely but compelling heroes in a book that is by turns funny, frightening, and always entertaining.