Wolf Medicine

Rated 4.26/5 based on 19 reviews
An old Indian legend of shapeshifters haunts a young woman who is following reports of large wolves in the area. Isolated in a cabin deep in the New Hampshire woods, she finds romance with a young Abenaki man with deep green eyes and learns that wolves can also become men.

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Published by Kephra Publications
Words: 24,820
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465881823
About Ruty Aisling

The Aislings live deep in the mountains of New Hampshire and have had a lifelong interest and involvement in the magical Arts. They enjoy writing both non-fiction and fiction. Their non-fiction is carefully researched and draws from their lifetime of diverse experience. Their fiction is based on actual myths, legends and magical practices with just a touch of high fantasy and romance.

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Review by: emr619 on Dec. 18, 2014 :
What a mix of reviews! I enjoyed this story and thought the ending was in keeping with the book and not your stock standard HEA novel.
(reviewed 2 years after purchase)

Review by: juli silverman on March 21, 2014 :
Loved this book! Thank you so much for such a great read. :-) Juli
(reviewed 17 days after purchase)

Review by: Elizabeth Robinson on Oct. 09, 2012 : (no rating)
I thought the story was interesting, but I would have liked more character development, alonger story, and a happier ending. I did enjoy the story, however, and just wanted to know more.
(review of free book)

Review by: hrhsophia on Oct. 07, 2012 :
Good story.
(review of free book)

Review by: cappi lucas on Sep. 27, 2012 :
story was great. need more on each character. was confused about matt other than he liked to kill things. great way to get back at matt. loved the story between walt and jeanie it broke my heart when he stayed the wolf. what can you say she made a great sacrifice to see him happy. please write more of these stories. It was great. thanks
(review of free book)

Review by: Mary Haden on Sep. 09, 2012 :
The story's concept is good; delivery is not.

While there were several parts that received adequate attention, for the majority of my read, I felt that the author's development of character and plot was skimpy. As a reader, I want more.

This is the lowest rating I've ever given to an author's work. Whether a 'read' is free or paid for I expect quality writing. I want to find myself immersed in the story, invested in the characters, and so much a part of the setting that I feel its reality. That was not the case in "Wolf Medicine".

My hope is that the author's subsequent writings will evidence a greater maturity and that perhaps that this title would undergo an intensive rewrite.
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Review by: Robyn Jane Sheppard on July 09, 2012 :
An excellent story. Not your usual werewolf tale. Like Kaylana Bell (below), I also love wolves. They are my personal totem, ever since I got lost in the woods in Alaska and one guided me back to the main trail.

The ending, of course, broke my heart. But isn't that just the way life goes, some times? I look forward to reading more by this author.
(review of free book)

Review by: Kaylana Bell on June 26, 2012 :
I love this book, I love wolves and was interested in how they included a romance into a folk-tale story. I didn't like the ending, though. I thought that Malsm/Walt should have ended up human so him and Jeanie could live together. But it was a great book either way.
(review of free book)

Review by: Carol on May 06, 2012 :
A different type of werewolf story framed on aboriginal legend. The feel is more story telling than romance and the ending would not sit well for someone looking for a romance story despite the romantic elements. A beautifully set story.
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Review by: Laura on April 18, 2012 :
I loved the book but it was too short and left you hanging. I would have loved it more if they could have found each other again and had a life together.
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Review by: Doodles Manuel on Feb. 10, 2012 :
The pain of the story was palpable,such a sad end to a
realistic tale.Many true tales meant for learning a life
lesson are frequently sad
and painful, as this one was.
I felt the characters were true to their nature, made real
to the reader or fleshed out, if you will.The story line is not
one chosen to sell books, but to be true to the legend
I felt, whether that was the
author's intention, I could not
say.This story of a love so great that the lover was able
to release the one they loved
to free their spirit of a tortured existence , even though that meant losing them forever.
(review of free book)

Review by: Mandi on Feb. 08, 2012 :
I cried :( I loved it until the ending... would like to read a happy romance now.
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Review by: Mel Rozelle on Jan. 24, 2012 : (no rating)
The ending was mildly disappointing but definitely a great read. I look forward to reading more from this author!!!
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Review by: Abigail Bennett on Nov. 30, 2011 :
Amazing book!!!!!!! A quick read if you just need something for an hour or so trip. Would love it if there was a sequel.
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Review by: deeogee on Nov. 22, 2011 :
I really enjoyed this story...I will be looking for more stories by this author!
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Review by: Lauren on Nov. 20, 2011 :
I really liked this book and enjoyed reading it a lot. I just felt like the ending was kindly left with a couple loose strings is all :) but the book overall was great! Loved it!
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Review by: TrinityBlue on Nov. 06, 2011 : (no rating)
Great story enjoyed it the whole way through. Was dissapointed when it finished. The story and characters could have been developed a lot more. Felt almost rushed through the book. Still loved it though. Look forward to more work.
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Review by: Rene Chamberlin on Sep. 12, 2011 : (no rating)
I enjoyed the book very much. Loved that had a realistic ending
Not a ferry tale one. Great job hope to read more from
This author.
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Review by: JuEllen Nelson on Sep. 04, 2011 :
I couldn't put the story down. Wonderful.
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Review by: Booksworm on Aug. 22, 2011 :
Nice and easy read. Good for relaxation. Some romance with a hint of thriller and a quick in site into a native American tale.
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Review by: sal654 on July 18, 2011 :
This was a thoroughly enjoyable read. I loved the story from beginning to end. It is very short, only about sixty-eight pages in length, but jammed packed with action and Indian lore. Jeanie is a young woman who specializes in the study of wolves. She has taken a job in the New Hampshire mountains in an isolated cabin for a year to follow and study the wolf packs indigenous to the area. There are stories of a very large wolf and his mate who allegedly killed a local's sister, subsequently the female wolf was shot and killed by the brother who then mounted the wolf hide on the wall of his country store. Thus the mystery begins. The story is well written and the characters believable. My only complaint was that it did not go on and on because I wanted more. I picked this up at Smashwords, it was offered as a freebie for the summer reads and it was certainly worth the effort - check it out.
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Review by: Noor A Jahangir on July 15, 2011 :
Well written. Will appeal to women more than men.
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Review by: Pamela on July 08, 2011 :
loved it, look forward to more
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