By Sarah A. Hoyt
Each one folks has the beast inside.
But for Kyrie Smith, the beast isn't any metaphor. due to the fact she used to be 15, whilst she first shape-shifted right into a savage, black panther, Kyrie has puzzled her humanity. even though she's controlled to maintain her internal beast mystery more often than not, the panther sometimes emerges to strike unbidden. Terrified she'll harm an individual whereas in panther shape, Kyrie strikes from city to city, looking for the way to think human again.
Kyrie's lonely existence adjustments without end whereas waitressing at an inexpensive diner in Goldport, Colorado. Investigating frantic screams from the car parking zone, Kyrie stumbles upon a blood-spattered dragon crouching over a mangled human corpse. The dragon shape-shifts again into her co-worker, Tom, bare, dazed and not able to recollect how he bought there.
Thrust into an ever-changing global of shifters, the place shape-shifting dragons, gigantic cats and different beasts salary a mystery conflict in the back of humanity's again, Kyrie might locate the solutions she seeks with aid from Tom, a legendary item known as the Pearl of Heaven, and her personal internal beast.
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