Feral Nights is the 2013 action-packed, urban fantasy fiction novel from best-selling Creek author, Cynthia Leitich Smith. Following up her Tantalize quartet, Smith takes some of the minor characters from Diabolical and Blessed and adds new werecreatures to this smart, witty, shapeshifting fantasy. Tracking his sister to Austin only to discover that she is a key suspect in a murder case, werecat Yoshi embarks on a search for answers, while werepossum Clyde and human Aimee pursue their own investigation in an effort to avenge the killing. During their search, the trio is kidnapped and taken to a strange island where they come prey for some serious predators. Told in alternating first-person chapters this story will keep readers of both genders engaged. Smith’s setting is her beloved alternative world of Austin, Texas and she cleverly adds key popular culture and literary references throughout. Cynthia Leitich cleverly weaves her sexy, romantic and thrilling story based on a world of shapeshifters. Her messages about identity, revenge and justice, humanity, and loyalty are will engage and delight young adult readers.