Fang and Claw by Markie Madden is the first book in the Undead Unit series. Lieutenant Lacey Anderson is chosen to head up a new task force called the Undead Unit, which is dedicated to solving the cases that involve Immortals like her. She's not thrilled about the change of jobs, and is shocked to learn that her new partner will be Detective Colton Scarber, a Wolf. Working with him reminds her of the loss of her family at the hands of a Wolf pack in Greece. Memories she's worked for centuries to put behind her. Their first case leads them to a mysterious suspect, the strange scent of fall, and a connection to Lacey's past that she can't seem to recall. To solve the case, Lacey will need to dig into her past and learn how to work with her new partner.
A futuristic setting where supernatural beings have equal rights with humans forms the background as Lacey and Colton investigate a bizarre and mysterious suspect. All of society knows that supernatural beings exist, but everyone is still a bit wary of them. Lacey and Colton are thrown together against their wishes for they're complete opposites and spend the course of the case trying to find a way to work together. Their differences often result in a clash, but make for a compelling story as they have to find common ground. Even their home lives are opposite as Lacey is a loner and Colton has a wife and kids. They're both judging each other based on what they are, especially Lacey who's struggling to see Colton past the Wolves that killed her family. Markie Madden has captured both sides, giving them both strengths and flaws, and making both sympathetic and likable. Fang and Claw offers an intriguing case that's a little twisty, engaging characters, and the remnants of the past.