Scent of Darkness (Darkness Chosen #1)
In 1,000 AD Konstantine Varinski sold his soul to the devil. “To seal the pact, he promised the devil the family icon, a single painting divided into four images of the Madonna.” Each Varinski has the ability to change into an animal, they are long-lived and they can only breed sons. “They called themselves The Darkness.” Konstantine Wilder is the only descendant to father a daughter. Administrative assistant Ann Smith is in love with Jasha Wilder. Ann intends to seduce Jasha, so she shows up to his isolated home unannounced and catches him changing into a wolf. Ann has her own secrets. She has a mysterious birthmark on her back that seems equal parts good and evil.
This book has love, eroticism, excitement and magical mystery. 4 stars.