(Website, Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads)Published by Macmillan on August 18th 2015
Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal, Romance, Urban
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.
USA Today bestselling author Cathy Clamp returns to the adventures of the Sazi
“Sazi fans are about to hit the jackpot as Clamp returns to re-energize this amazing series . . . Searching for layered plotlines and complex characters? Look no further, as Clamp truly delivers!”
—RT Book Reviews
“Popular urban fantasy author Clamp returns to the world of the Sazi in a new series sure to appeal to fans of Ilona Andrews and Patricia Briggs… Its multiple YA characters made this a solid choice for crossover teen readers.”
Urban fantasy authors Cathy Clamp and C.T. Admas won countless fans with their exciting and romantic tales of the shapeshifting Sazi. Now Cathy Clamp returns to the world of Hunter’s Moon withFORBIDDEN (Tor Trade Paperback Original; $14.99; On-sale: August 11, 2015), a high tension urban fantasy featuring shapeshifters, murder, and romance.
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. In the isolated small town of Luna Lake Sazi refugees have had a chance to grow up and live in peace – but now Sazi children are being kidnapped. Claire, a red wolf shifter, is sent to investigate and meets Alek, a wolf shifter adopted by a parliament of Owls in defiance of Sazi tradition. Sparks fly between them, 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.
Return to the Sazi universe with Cathy Clamp in this tightly-paced, high-tension urban fantasy thriller. This new book is a must-read for fans of the series, but also a perfect intro for new readers. And Library Journal points out, “Its multiple YA characters made this a solid choice for crossover teen readers.”FORBIDDEN is the urban fantasy choice of the summer for readers looking for lots of action and a little romance.
“Immersive shapeshifter fiction with plenty of action, a wealth of
detail, and supernatural features that are just plain cool.
I wish I’d thought of some of this stuff.”
—Jim Butcher, New York Times bestselling author, on Cold Moon Rising
“Adams and Clamp just keep getting better and better…. Whether you like urban fantasy or paranormal romance, this is a series worth picking up.”
—SF Site on Howling Moon
“Adams and Clamp are adept at writing intensely sensuous, hot lovemaking scenes, but where they really shine is in the creation of an unforgettable world.
Laurel K. Hamilton readers will enjoy this edgy world.”
—Booklist on Moon’s Web