Crimson BoundBook - 2015
Rachelle Brinon has been trained by her aunt to serve as a woodwife, whose responsibility it is to protect the village from the dark magic of the forest. While venturing into the forest, Rachelle is eventually tricked by a humanlike wolf creature, to whom she becomes bound to it by a thin crimson thread that only she can see. The connection is filled with passion and also gives her superhuman skills with the possibility of immortality. Now one of the king's assassins, Rachelle has many responsibilities and soon realizes that there are just as many dangers and threats within the kingdom as they are without. Loyalties are stretched when she's assigned the job of protecting Prince Armand, and a romantic triangle develops among Rachelle, the prince, and the captain of the bloodbounds.
Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, ©2015.
Characteristics: 441 pages ;,22 cm