Four packs of powerful wolves come together to form an unlikely union, but one of their number has other ideas. What follows is a complicated and at times somewhat convoluted tale of rivalries and friendships, as the different wolf factions fight to maintain their position in the wolf world. In particular, a witch must be defeated in order to ensure that the wolves can prosper.
Out of the Dark (The Grey Wolves Series) proves that while it’s difficult to come up with a new werewolf mythology, it can be done. The series has a very complex version of wolf society, almost too complex at times. In fact, there are moments when characterisation seems to have been sidelined in favour of world-building. But thankfully, the book overall remains fascinating and very inventive.
Quinn Loftis is a very capable writer who manages to force the material to conform to a particular narrative. The wolf world described in this novel is both convincing and interesting, and overall this is a valuable and interesting addition to the world of werewolf mythologies. This could definitely be a series to watch.
Star rating for Out of the Dark (The Grey Wolves Series): 3 stars.
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