Fun and hot, but somewhat rushed in terms of character and romance development.

I did like Trickster, but unfortunately, it pulled the insta-mate card, and in addition, on a guy who previously thought himself straight. So much as I thought the story was fun and although I really liked Delaney and Mark, I really could have done with a lot more back and forth before they sealed the deal, so to speak. As it was, they fell into love (and bed) with each other fairly quickly, with just a bit of token resistance on Mark's part regarding both the shifter and mate aspect, and I found that a bit disappointing. There was a bit of a twist to what was going on with the company, but otherwise, the story was mostly straightforward.

That said, Trickster is a fine read if you're in the market for something quick, hot, and fun.

Book Blurb for Trickster

Delaney Smith, coyote shifter and Trickster Technologies executive, thinks humans are bland, boring, and undateable. So he gets the shock of his life when he comes back from vacation and scents his mate in the Trickster offices — a mate who is not only male, but quite human.

Mark Fellowes is taken aback when the CTO at his new contract job makes a pass at him, and even more surprised at his temptation to respond. Straight and dating a career-minded businesswoman, he’s never even thought about kissing another man — until now.

When Mark is attacked by thieves trying to steal company files, Delaney must put aside his preconceptions to protect his mate. But will a criminal bent on destroying Trickster Tech separate them before he can stake his claim?

Night Owl Reviews Aug, 2016 3.50