I have read every one of the original Sazi series by C.T. Adams (Cat Adams & Cathy Clamp). While Forbidden is a continuation of the series, its focus is of a how the Sazi works. Forbidden's focus is Luna Lake and how all the different Sazi live together, which makes them different from other Sazi camps. They have everything from wolves to owls and cats to bears. You name it, they have it.
Our heroine, Claire, is sent there to investigate a string of missing children. She is side railed when she is made the town’s omega. Claire is faced with a harsh Mayor. She is determined to solve this case with the help of Alek. Alek is not the typical alpha male I’m used to. Alek’s dedication to his family makes up for it. All in all, Forbidden is a new take on the Sazi world that is worth reading.
The Sazi of Luna Lake Series:
Book 1- Forbidden
Book 2- Illicit (Coming Soon)
USA Today bestselling author Cathy Clamp reboots the Sazi universe in Forbidden, a tightly-paced, high-tension urban fantasy thriller.
Ten years have passed since the war that destroyed the Sazi Council and inflicted a horrible "cure" on thousands of Sazi, robbing them of their ability to shapeshift.
Luna Lake, isolated in Washington State, started as a refugee camp for Sazi orphans. Now it's a small town and those refugees are young adults, chafing at the limits set by their still-fearful guardians.
There's reason to fear: Sazi children are being kidnapped. Claire, a red wolf shifter, is sent to investigate. Held prisoner by the Snakes during childhood, Claire is distrusted by those who call Luna Lake home.
Before the war, Alek was part of a wolf pack in Chicago. In Luna Lake he was adopted by a parliament of Owls, defying Sazi tradition. The kidnappings are a painful reminder that his little sister disappeared a decade ago.
When Claire and Alek meet, sparks fly--but the desperate race to find the missing children forces them to set aside their mutual attraction and focus on the future of their people.