I picked this book because it was a free download for my kindle. I knew the author's time travel series had great reviews and so I figured I would give it a try. This was my first paranormal romance book and I didn't know quite what to expect. However, I really quite enjoyed it. About 1/4 the way into the book I would have told you differently, but the "creatures" are only a small portion of the book and the story with Mac and Barrons is quite interesting. I may continue to the second book of the series.