Macavity Birch is cursed. By day he is a large tabby cat. At night he can be himself—a human male with ginger hair and oddly yellow eyes. He didn’t mean to end up in the animal rescue, but he never meant any harm when playing the prank that resulted in his curse, either. Happily, Julian adopts him. But while exploring his host’s home, he discovers the diary of a long-dead relative.
Unfortunately, not all of Mac’s ancestors are dead and buried. His great-great-great-grandmother is very much alive, and she’s a powerful witch who doesn’t take kindly to the sharing of family secrets. When Mac reveals himself to Julian in order to save him from bigger trouble, he achieves just the opposite, plunging Julian deeper into a magical mystery with him.
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Cat gives this one 4 Meows with a 2 Purr heat index...
Julian is an introverted author. He is wallowing in an old break-up and for the last couple of years hasn't even wrote. His sister takes him to a shelter to adopt a dog hoping this will get him out of the house and perhaps meet people. However, he is intrigued by large, yellow cat and takes him home instead. He is intrigued by the cat and how he seems to understand Julian.
Julian is a cat shifter and has been able to shift since the age of 13. he also loves playing pranks and that has gotten him cursed by his witch relative. Now he can only change into a human at night. He finds himself in a humane shelter, then luckily adopted by Julian. He planned to shift the first night and escape, but the way Julian cared so much for the large cat kept Julian hanging around.
I absolutely loved this story. Both Julian, Mac, and Mac in cat form are such fun, compelling characters. We get the story in all three views and I loved that we got the cat's view too. I am a cat lover and I can see my cat in Mac's view. The story is charming, well-written and an allover fun, sexy romance. There is a twist of a secret journal and witches tossed in as well. I would have liked seeing more of this twist in the story or maybe another book with all of these characters since there was a view question's not answered.
If you like cats. shifters, witches, writers, men that are not perfect, A fun, charming, sexy romance this is a must read.
If aliens ever do land on Earth, Kelly will not be prepared, despite having read over a hundred stories of the apocalypse. Still, she will pack her precious books into a box and carry them with her as she strives to survive. It’s what bibliophiles do.
Kelly is the author of a number of novels, novellas and short stories, including the Chaos Station series, co-written with Jenn Burke. A lot of what she writes is speculative in nature, but sometimes it’s just about a guy losing his socks and/or burning dinner. Because life isn’t all conquering aliens and mountain peaks. Sometimes finding a happy ever after is all the adventure we need.