Sabine Luna is a seductive contradiction to Alex’s nightmares. The female beta to a secret Benandanti clan, her life and love has always been dedicated to her family and friends. But her allegiance is tested when Alex crashes into her life, and she finds herself drawn to the handsome stranger.
Now, the Dark Moon Clan is being threatened by the very man that conjured them into existence, a dark, dangerous being wholly intent on killing them all. Faced with this menace, Alex must decide between standing unified with Sabine and their clan or turning his back on them and his destiny.
Dark Moon Rising tells the story of Alexander Christofedes, who is haunted by the knowledge that he is the only survivor of a deadly wolf attack while researching the wolves in the Italian Alps. He is feeling guilty and still doesn’t understand why he not only lived but has healed at an accelerated speed. After a series of dreams and nightmares, and receiving a strange message about returning, he does just that and returns to the very place where the attack occurred.
Sabine finds Alex at the campsite, the very spot where her and her clan attacked Alex's group earlier. But all is not what it seems. Things take another turn when Sabine realized that Alex is her mate - and a wolf halfbreed!
Dark Moon Rising is the debut novel for author Amanda Jayde. This was a fantastic paranormal. Amanda has created an original new werewolf world. No silver bullets and full moon here. Very original and very sexy. I can’t wait to read the next book in this exciting series. I’m giving this new to me paranormal a howling 4-stars!