Nature of the Beast
The City is a cold, sterile place. What lies Outside it?Raine O'Kelly has a gift. The very power of nature is his to command. When his gift lands him in trouble with the government, Raine find himself thrown into The Prison; one of the most feared punishment for those citizens who wont conform to... show more
The City is a cold, sterile place. What lies Outside it?Raine O'Kelly has a gift. The very power of nature is his to command. When his gift lands him in trouble with the government, Raine find himself thrown into The Prison; one of the most feared punishment for those citizens who wont conform to The City's ideals.Abused, scared, and slowly dying of deprivation from the one thing his body truly needs, an accident lands him in the infirmary, which leads him to be given to The Prison’s most feared inmate… The Beast.When The Beast defends him from the guards, Raine finds himself inexplicably drawn to the misunderstood man. A man with unique abilities of his own, the Beast’s animalistic desires forms a connection between them that cannot be denied. When he learns The Beast comes from Outside the City, is Raine willing to take the chance on escape with the mysterious man?Escape wont be easy, and there are dangers waiting for them on The Outside, ready to strike at the fragile relationship between the two men. When The Beast’s past come’s to light, will Raine be able to put aside his own fears in order to fight for the life the two of them could have together? Or will he fold under the pressure?Will he get his happily ever after?Or will he become just another victim of the Nature of the Beast.
Publish date: August 6th 2011
Publisher: Silver Publishing
Pages no: 235
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, M M Romance
, M M Paranormal
Series: Outside the City (#1)
Reasonably strong start in a dystopian future, but it falls apart almost as soon as they escape the city and turns into the stereotypical matemateMATE thing too many shifter romances have. The secondary romance is really freaking obvious too. I wish the author had focused more on the dystopia, perha...
That's me, reading many parts of this bookQuick overview about the plot and my feelings reading this bookRaine is something more than a just human. He can interact with plants (is described as sing/talk/listen). Unfortunately it's just said, he can do it, and not explained why. So, anyway, Raine can...
3.5 starsI feel like a broken record because a couple of reviewers have said almost exactly the same *sigh*. But here goes:About 2/3 of the book, starting from the description of the beginning, then introduction of Raine and his ability, Raine's capture, the prison scene (where Raine meets the Beast...