Something is brewing high in the Colorado Mountains, a battle that will determine the future of an entire town and all the shifters who call it home and test the powers of a witch who has made that town her new home.

Annabelle is tired of other people running her life, tired of them making her decisions, and tired of them using the power of her magic for their own gain, and that includes her fiancé. Determined to change all that, she rejects that life and strikes out on her own in a place so far from her old life she’s sure that everything will be different. And it is at first, but when she falls in love, she realizes that her old life still has a hold on her and always will, that she can’t change who she is only who she loves.

Still wounded from the loss of his wife, Justin is determined not to relive the mistakes of his past, he has a wonderful family and an adorable little girl, more than enough to keep him happy. But then Annabelle walks into his life and he’s forced to question the path he’s chosen and confront the ghosts of his past. Annabelle helps him discover that those ghosts have been laid themselves to rest, leaving him ready for love again. But the secret he’s been keeping from her threatens their love when he must defend not only his territory but the shifters who depend on him.

Will the universe allow them their love or will the forces of evil that have been unleashed upon them destroy that love?

This is an adult 18+ story with language and sexual situations geared toward adults.

Titles in the Fairplay Shifters series include — Justin – Jake – Quentin – Steven – Dalton –

The prequel novella to this series entitled Fairplay Shifters prequel is available through Serena Meadows‘ website.

Title:  Justin
Series:  Fairplay Shifters #1
Author:  Serena Meadows
Published:  October 8, 2018
My Rating:  4.5 stars

“Justin” begins the intriguing series, Fairplay Shifters, which blends shifters, witches, magic and more into a world that is rich with possibilities.  I was easily caught up in this world that offers small town living, a bit of magic, shifters defending their territory and two people who find each other at just the right moment in their lives.  Eash has a different type of pain from their pasts, yet each is also ready to move forward to a future together… eventually.  First, there are secrets each is keeping, worries that may or may not matter in the long run for it seems that fate and the threat of a violent battle for this peaceful valley are about to erupt.

There are threads woven throughout this story that reveal, little by little, what this couple and their families are facing in the coming fight.  Until they trust each other with all of their truths they are certain to fail.  It makes for an interesting story now, and an intriguing background for the rest of the series to unfold around.  I enjoyed “Justin” very much.  And I’m fortunate in that there are several stories available in this series out now so I can do a bit of binge reading to get caught up.  I don’t want to give much away, I feel that the cover description tells you what you need to know to grab your attention to pick up this story.  I would recommend it for any Paranormal Romance or Shifter Romance reader who enjoys the blending of shifters and witches, unique family dynamics and a few puzzles to sort out.

I read this title through my Kindle Unlimited subscription.

Available for the Kindle