CRRL Picks: Werewolves: Running with the Pack

The Blooding
The Blooding By Windsor, Patricia Book - 1996 FICTION Win Available in some locations

Annotation:While spending the summer working as an au pair for a couple in England, Maris discovers that the husband is a werewolf intent on making her one too.

Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences By Le Guin, Ursula K. Book - 1988 FICTION LeG Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection by an award-winning author includes ten short tales, eighteen poems, and the title story in which a child survives a plane crash and enters a Dream Time of primitive myths and an all-knowing coyote. The included werewolf tale is from the wolves' point of view.

The Last Werewolf
The Last Werewolf By Duncan, Glen Book - 2011 FICTION Dun Available in some locations

Annotation:Jacob Marlowe has lost the will to live. For two hundred years he has wandered the world, enslaved by his lunatic appetites and tormented by the memory of his first and most monstrous crime. Now, the last of his kind, he contemplates suicide -- until a violent murder and an extraordinary meeting plunge him straight back into the desperate pursuit of life -- and love. Note: Contains explicit violence and sexual content.

Mirror Kingdoms
Mirror Kingdoms The Best of Peter S. Beagle By Beagle, Peter S. Book - 2010 FICTION Bea Available in some locations

Annotation:Classics from the master of psychological fantasy: Professor Gottesman and the Indian rhinoceros -- The last and only -- Come Lady Death -- El Regalo -- Julie's unicorn -- The last song of Sirit Byar -- Lila the werewolf -- What tune the enchantress plays -- Uncle Chaim and Aunt Rifke and the angel -- Salt wine -- Two hearts -- Giant bones -- King Pelles the Sure -- Vanishing -- The tale of Junko and Sayuri -- The rock in the park -- We never talk about my brother -- The rabbi's hobby.

Nadya The Wolf Chronicles By Murphy, Pat Book - 1996 FICTION Mur Available in some locations

Annotation:The crowding of the wilderness and beautiful Nadya's own budding sexuality threaten the secret of her immigrant werewolf family in 19th-century America.

Operation Chaos
Operation Chaos By Anderson, Poul Book - 1999 FICTION And Available in some locations

Annotation:In a war waged against Black Magic, the fact that Steve is a werewolf and his wife is a highly skilled witch is not unusual. But their adventures prove very unusual, even for their world, when they are given the task of neutralizing an enemy's ultimate weapon--the world's most powerful demon. Also look for the sequel, Operation Luna.

The Passion
The Passion By Boyd, Donna Book - 1998 FICTION Boy All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:In modern day Manhattan, Alexander Devoncroix tells his son and heir to the pack the disastrous tale of his love for a human in 1890s Paris. These werewolves are not the typical breed, but rather a superior life form to humans who designed the pyramids, live hundreds of years, and secretly control human civilization.

The Silver Wolf
The Silver Wolf By Borchardt, Alice Book - 1998 FICTION Bor Available in some locations

Annotation:The wars of Charlemagne against declining Rome provide the backdrop to this tale of a female shapeshifter who finds herself a pawn to court intrigue.

The Werewolf of Paris
The Werewolf of Paris By Endore, S. Guy Book - 1992 FICTION End Available in some locations

Annotation:This horrific tale, set against the backdrop of the bloody Franco-Prussian War in the 1840s, pulls no punches as it delves into the heart of the beast and begs the question, what is the nature of true evil. A classic of its kind, in many ways comparable to Stoker's Dracula.

The Werewolves of London
The Werewolves of London By Stableford, Brian M. Book - 1992 FICTION Sta Available in some locations

Annotation:After suffering a near-fatal snake bite while visiting Egypt, young David Lydyard finds himself experiencing strange visions and is quickly thrust into the center of the secret war of werewolves, occultists, and fallen angels in Victorian London.

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