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Review: The Better to Bite by Cynthia Eden


The Better to Bite

The Better to Bite by Cynthia Eden

Published: November 2012

Purchase: Amazon

Book Excerpt


Don’t go into the woods.

Sixteen-year-old Anna Lambert knows that the woods near her new home aren’t safe. She’s seen the wolves that stalk through that dark forest, but Anna doesn’t scare easily.

Anna is cursed–or gifted, depending on how you look at it–with the ability to find anyone or anything that is lost. So when folks start disappearing in the small town of Haven, Anna’s father, the sheriff, has to use her special skills as they begin to hunt for a killer.

But the killer isn’t exactly human. As Anna is pulled deeper into the secrets of Haven–a town that is truly cursed–she finds herself falling for two, equally mysterious boys. With the danger closing in, one of those boys may just turn out to be her savior. And the other? He could be a very big, very bad…beast.

Beware of beasts…and boys…with bite.


I was just ecstatic when I received Cynthia Eden latest book. What made it even more exciting was that The Better To Bite is the first in her newest YA Paranormal series. And what a wonderful series it is going to be!

When the local sheriff goes missing, Anna’s father is called in to replace him. So he and Anna move from Chicago to the small town called Haven. This is the place where he and Anna’s deceased mother grew up and fell in love. But the woods around Haven aren’t safe. Large wolves are roaming around and several hikers and townspeople have gone missing.

Anna wants to help. She has a special gift that only her father knows about. She can find what is lost. Unfortunately she not the only one keeping secrets…

YA readers of all ages are going to love reading The Better To Bite. The mystery, the romance and the paranormal aspects are sure to entertain you as much as the fast paced plot will keep you from putting it down.

About the Author:

A picture of Cynthia Eden.

Cynthia Eden is a national best-selling author of paranormal romance and romantic suspense novels. Her books have received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, and her novel, DEADLY FEAR, was named a RITA® finalist for best romantic suspense.

Cynthia is a southern girl who loves horror movies, chocolate, and happy endings.  She has always wanted to write (don’t most authors say that?), and particularly enjoys creating stories about monsters–vampires, werewolves, and even the real-life monsters that populate her romantic suspense stories.

Cynthia’s foreign sales for her books include translations to Japan, Germany, Thailand, and Brazil.

(Back in the day…) Cynthia graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Alabama where she studied Sociology (because people interest her) and Communication (because she likes to write about said people).  Cynthia has worked as a college admissions counselor, a teacher, and as an editor. But now, Cynthia is thrilled to be spending her days making up stories.

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