Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Play of Passion (Psy-Changeling #9) by Nalini Singh ~ Review

Source: Purchased audiobook

In his position as tracker for the SnowDancer pack, it's up to Drew Kincaid to rein in rogue changelings who have lost control of their animal halves- even if it means killing those who have gone too far. But nothing in his life has prepared him for the battle he must now wage to win the heart of a woman who makes his body ignite... and who threatens to enslave his wolf.

Lieutenant Indigo Riviere doesn't easily allow skin privileges, especially of the sensual kind- and the last person she expects to find herself craving is the most wickedly playful male in the den. Everything she knows tells her to pull back before the flames burn them both to ash... but she hasn't counted on Drew's will.

Now, two of SnowDancer's most stubborn wolves find themselves playing a hot, sexy game even as lethal danger stalks the very place they call home.


I wasn't sure I was going to like this one.  The dominant females get on my nerves.  I finally liked Mercy in book 6 but it took a while.  I was nervous that Indigo would never win me over.  

It did take a while for me to like her.  A strong character, she's a great lieutenant for Snow Dancer pack but she can be mean.  She dismissed Drew from a possible lover because of his age and his less dominance in the pack hierarchy.   Her own family experience had taught her such pairing would never work.  And it took a lot to get her to consider she was wrong.

Drew is comfortable in his own skin.  The pack tracker and more importantly the eyes and ears of the alpha, charming Drew is used to getting what he wants.  And what he wants is Indigo.  I totally fell for Drew.  He doesn't try to change who he is to better appeal to Indigo, instead he uses his strengths and patience to convince her to give them a shot.

All the while these two are dancing around each other, there is someone threatening the Snow Dancers.  As Hawke deals with the problems, favorites from previous books join the story.  Judd from book 3 continues to be a favorite of mine and his magic TK skills show up in this one.  The overarching story continues as the Psy counsel goes through some dramatic changes.  And I continue to be obsessed with this series.

I enjoyed this one so much.  Drew is the biggest reason.  And as he struggled, I hurt for him.   To me, that's a sign of a great author - involving my emotions.  Not only was I hurting and scared for him at times but his dominant passion was fanning my own flames.  This series is always HOT.

Love this world.  Love the writing.  Love the characters.  Love the series.

Still obsessed and itching for more. 



  1. Glad to see you enjoyed this one! It's one of my favorites in the series. Loved Drew.

  2. So glad you are continuing to love this series. Great review!

  3. Nalini Singh always delivers with her books, especially this series. This is one of my favorite out of the series. The push and pull between the two characters, love it!