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The Spell

(The Big Bad Wolf #3)

3.99  ·  Rating details ·  4,310 ratings  ·  154 reviews
(The Spell is the New York Times bestselling third book in the Big Bad Wolf series.)

Dannai, who is also known as the Healer, has begun dreaming of werewolves. She'd always been able to hide the fact that she was a dormant, using her magic to shield the sweet, promising scent from the alphas she's been forced to work around. But now that they've invaded her dreams, her worl
Kindle Edition, 206 pages
Published March 10th 2011
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Christie If it was me, I would start at the beginning. That is such a great series and the Kings series is also connected.

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Feb 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The Spell is the third book in the series and it centers on Dannai, the healer and Lucas Caige, The Austrian Alpha. What can I stay… it was better than the first two books. Its mega action pack, very suspenseful, heart pounding, jaw dropping wicked wicked cliffhanger and full of surprises. Dannai the Healer returns from Las-Vegas with a secret. She's a dormant and She's been hiding her dormancy with magic to armor herself from the Alpha’s but someone’s got a whiff of her... and he will stop at n ...more
Melissa Levine
Mar 16, 2013 rated it it was ok
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Mar 10, 2013 rated it it was ok
This is the third in the series, and I read the first two a while ago, so catching up was a little difficult. I have to say I am pretty ambivalent about this book; this one (as well as the ones before it) are very violent and although the good guy eventually wins, it's almost anti-climactic. POSSIBLE SPOILER - I don't like sexual contact of any kind with the main characters and any outside parties once the H and h are introduced. It cheapens the story. That being said, I have to say the book is ...more
Apr 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kindle-read
All I can say is WOW!!!!! This book was my favourite of the three. I was very interested in Dannai in the previous book, so I was greatly looking forward to her story. We hadn't heard that much of Lucas Caige so far but what I had seen I liked. He was a little rough around the edges and quite funny. After reading this book he is definately my favourite... Daniel (book 1) was GORGEOUS but his arrogance and possesiveness overides the good points, but in this book he is beginning to change and rei ...more
Nicky Cartwright Pashley
Mar 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Another compelling read in The Big Bad Wolf Series (book no 3). Lucas embodies a lot of women’s secret desire. He certainly had me hooked! Big, dark and brooding. Black leather and motor cycles. A brooding loner, with a sad history, oodles of charisma, sexuality oozing from his pores and a prime alpha male. Definitely the stuff of female fantasies!

Danny succumbs to his charm. However, not only is she the dormant that Lucas is destined to bond with but she is a witch – a healer – something that
Apr 23, 2013 rated it really liked it
Absolutely loved this book! I am not usually a fan of witchy books, but I thought since there was a brooding sexy werewolf I could make an exception and I'm glad I did. After reading all of Nicky Charles' books (which if you haven't read those, there a must!) I was having withdrawals from my steamy werewolves and looking for a quick fix. This book did just the trick. Even though it is book 3 in Walden's series and I haven't read any others, I could still follow along without being completely con ...more
Apr 16, 2011 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars- Another Great Werewolf book, this series gets better with each new book. This story revolves around Lucas Caige's and Dannai's possible love connection. Lucas, an Alpha Were plus, watched his brother die from black magic and now carries the reputation of a magic hater. Dannai, the Heeler, struggles to hide what she is, a witch and a dormant. She finds herself having mixed strong feelings and dreams for him, fear and lust. There problems are not limited to themselves, a Wizard and anot ...more
2.7 Stars. You really need to read the other books first. I thought this might be a standalone but too much of the book involved the history from other books to make it an enjoyable read (as a standalone). Now it could be the writers style but little was divulged about the world making me assume it was introduced in the first two books. A lot happens and the book is my no means boring but I never formed a bond with the characters so I could've cared less what happened to them. In the end I found ...more
3.5 stars!!

I liked this one even better than the first two, which were quite good, IMHO.

Lots of action

Sweet but powerful witchy heroine

HUNKY werewolf biker hero

Really bad (but hunky) protagonists

A lot of interaction with characters in the previous books

Some sadness

Ground work laid for another book

I will buy the next book whenever it comes out. I like this little series, and of course werewolf guys are my favorites. Heather Killough-Walden is a pretty good writer... :-)
So the first one was good, then the second I thought "hey havent I read this story" then the third one I thought , ok the author is taking the same story and throwing slightly different spins on it. Didnt feel original. Be prepared though there are very graphic sex scenes in half the book. Heck make that 3/4 the book.
jessica hohenstein
May 13, 2011 rated it liked it
I almost didn't read this because I wasn't too impressed by the first two, but this book was much better. There were some interesting characters in this book, but if Killough-Walden developed them more it would really add something to her books. I'm hoping that these books continue to get better and better. If you read the first two I would take the day or two to read this one as well.
Mar 29, 2011 rated it liked it
The 3rd book in the Big Bad Wolf series and I have to give Heather credit, each book has improved. I really liked the main characters (Danny - the witch and Lucas-the wolf) in this one and found the story held my interest and was action packed. For $1 on your Kindle you can't go wrong. I'm looking forward to seeing where she goes next with this series.
Priscilla Robinson
Dec 01, 2013 rated it liked it
I really wanted to love this book and the interaction between Lucas and Danny was so interesting but I felt like there was so much other stuff going on that my mind wandered. All and all I still enjoyed the book
Jul 19, 2011 rated it liked it
Out of the 3 that have read, this one was the best. However, still excessive use of repetitive descriptions. The storyline is the exact same formula as the first two.
Jun 09, 2014 rated it liked it
1st rating 5🌟

1st reread: 29•12•17

New rating: 3.5🌟
This is Heather Killough-Walden's third book in her Big Bad Wolf series. It was ok. It lacks a certain depth.....I think. There ok and I got the next one but not the top of my hit list.
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Oct 16, 2017 rated it liked it
Fate is having its fun by pairing up Dannai, a witch/dormant and Lucas Caige the loner werewolf who hates magic.

At first I thought all the awkward conversation bits (i.e.: take out for a while, a hot drink) might be due to poor writing but then I realized it’s trying to show that Lucas hasn’t good communication skills. Dannai is similar but hers reads as shy and unsure of herself.

Though I like seeing old characters return this was a mess. I’m glad I keep a list of who’s’ who for series.

Dec 06, 2018 rated it liked it
This started off really strongly, and then it lost energy about 65% of the way through. It would have been a 3.5 but again, I have marked this down to a 3 owing to the sheer number of typos once again present.
Tyerra Chambers
Jan 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Good book

It was a really good book, I liked that it kept a consistent amount of drama to lure you to keep reading. Definitely recommend!
Suzanne Gandolfi-lapham
Apr 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
my favorite in series so far
Tahshae Catching
Jan 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book and wish it didn’t end. My only problem was getting somewhat confused on the different characters. Other than that I was completely satisfied.
May 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
Hmmm okay
 ♥ Rebecca ♥
This was great! Each book in the series has gotten better so far. I cannot wait to read The Hunt and see if it follows this trend.

Lucas is the sweetest of the guys so far too. Way better than Daniel (didnt like him too much), and even better than Malcolm, who I loved. Although Lucas is an alpha like the first two, he is more gentle. He is the first in the series so far to mark his mate with her consent, and there was far less explicit content in this one. When Lucas turned Danny they had sex, w
Jun 16, 2011 rated it really liked it
You may have heard me mention that I am a fan of Heather Killough-Walden’s Big Bad Wolf Series. Actually, I think they may have been the first true paranormal romances involving shape shifters that I read. So I wonder if that means I can blame her for my addiction? Probably not, but it was worth a try. *sigh*

I can honestly say that I think The Spell was one of my favorites in this series. I’m not exactly sure why, but it may have been that Danny was the first of the female dormants that new what
Angela Goodrich
The Spell is the continuation of The Big Bad Wolf series and Killough-Walden does not disappoint as Danny and Lucas are the focus of this action-packed installment. Danny is the Healer we met in The Strip. What we didn't know about her was that in addition to being a powerful witch, she is also a dormant. Her magic has allowed her to mask her dormancy while working with the werewolves and keep it a secret. It's not that she's afraid of being mated to a werewolf despite the warnings from her guar ...more
Jun 14, 2015 rated it liked it
The Spell, book three in the Big bad Wolf series again doesn't manage to make me give more stars.

Danny was one of those heroines that I wanted to slap until she came to her senses.
Dreaming about her mate for some time she should have been somewhat nicer to him. Lucas barely had a chance.

In the previous book I was bothered by the sex scene between Charlie and Jesse and here the implication that Danny should have been gay if not for her friend was so out of place. Again that cheapened and reduced
Feb 04, 2012 rated it really liked it
I will tell you the first two books I really liked, tropppa violence, sex scenes superficial and hasty, poor accuracy in describing the characters that are in their steriotipati machio image of strong and weak and passive men and women. In The Spell that seems to change starting with the plot that does not follow the usual pattern. Dannai is aware of his attraction to Lucas and fortunately does not suffer any torture and his adventure is part of a more complex picture that involves Gabriel and h ...more
Mrs.Vishous-Kattalakis-Belikov :::Para Itch Reviews:::
Dannai is an extremely powerful witch and is keeping a secret. She's also a Dormant(werewolf mate and only one that can bear werewolf children)...she's been dreaming of Lucas Caige. She believes that if she mates with a werewolf then she will loose her power of healing and its not worth it to her. So she hides her dormancy from the werewolf community. A twist of fate puts the two of them together and as her shields go down Lucas finds out that she is a Dormant. Unfortunately, Lucas hates all thi ...more
Μαρία Γεωργοπούλου
The third book in the paranormal romance series the Big Bad Wolf by Heather Killough-Walden, “The Spell” is as good as the previous books. Adventure, romance and badass wolves! Do you want more???

Here is the story of Dannai the Healer and Lucas Caige an alpha werewolf. Both of them are great characters with all their rights and faults. Lucas hates witches. Dannai is a witch. Lucas wants Dannai. Can you see the problem here? Lucas is very dominant. Of course, he’s smart and brave but his nature i
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Heather Killough-Walden is a California native currently living in Texas with her husband and child. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the Big Bad Wolf series. Heather’s educational background includes religious studies, archeology, and law. She has traveled all over the world but hopes to one day live in a town with a world-class hockey team. (Let’s Go Pens!) Visit Heather’s website ...more

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