I just adore Eileen Wilks’ Lupi series. “Mortal Sins” is book five and heroine Lily Yu is the best. She’s a take-charge, don’t take crap, stand up for what’s right regardless of the cost kinda gal…and she has one of the sexiest four-to-two-legged wolf guys you’ll ever read about. This is one series that just keeps getting bigger and better.
Lily and Rule are in North Carolina on a personal vacation. Rule is about to finally get custody of his son–a son who will likely one day become the Rho of the Nokolai clan. While on a four-legged run, Rule scents something bad. Death magic. After a quick confirmation by Lily, she’s put in charge of the case in her capacity as an agent of the FBI Magical Crimes Division. But this small town may not be big enough for death magic, a custody battle, wraiths, werewolves, bigots, and murder.
I’m not going to try to explain this series if you haven’t been reading it. I will tell you that it’s a mix of sizzling sex, magic, dragons, Chinese lore, Wiccans, werewolves, Voodoo, and a bunch of other wild things that Wilks’ somehow manages to combine into a seamless series of mysteries with romance, action, suspense, and even a bit of humor at times. Where else will you find a series that has one hero who is a werewolf magician former-stripper? Yeah…this is the only one I can think of too.