Hunted and Claimed (Wayward Mates Book 7)

She thought she could run from her mate. Then he lassoed her.

Riley decided years ago that she would be better off on her own, but when the alpha of the local pack finds out there’s a lone wolf causing trouble on his turf he takes matters into his own hands.

As far as Cameron Nichols is concerned, Riley will be joining his pack whether she likes it or not. Her only choice will be whether to submit to his authority with or without needing to be stripped bare and spanked over his knee until she is kicking and crying and promising obedience. When she chooses the latter, the Navy SEAL turned cowboy is more than happy to oblige.

But Cameron knows instantly that Riley isn’t just a feisty female in need of an alpha’s firm hand. She is his mate, and she knows it too, despite her best efforts to deny it. No matter how many times she tries to run, he will always chase her down, punish her thoroughly, and then mount and claim her so roughly that all she can do is scream her helpless, shamefully intense pleasure into the pillow as her body betrays her and surrenders ever more completely to his demands.


Salli
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful heroine
Reviewed in the United States on December 13, 2020
I have loved the Wayward Mates series and have reread all of the previous books in the series. Delta James is one of my favorite romance authors and no one does shifter romance better. I especially liked Hunted and Claimed because of Riley, arguably the strongest of the many strong heroines in this series. I also liked the hero’s appreciation of Riley’s strengths and his persistence in pursuing her. The books may be standalone, but are best read in order. I highly recommend this series.

Marybeth
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing!
Reviewed in the United States on March 16, 2019 Verified Purchase
First of all, let me tell you that I love this series! The women are so strong and the men are wonderful overprotective asses! 😁 Riley and Cam are no different.

Riley has run from her pack so that she can have her own life. She spends time with Bae Diogel and Skylar before they are disbanded. Riley rescues the women that are being stolen and abused by the clans that don't have mates. She is found by Cam and he realizes that she is his fated mate. Riley doesn't disagree, she just doesn't want to be mated. She wants to continue her mission. She escapes before he is able to mate her and that is the start of their game of cat and mouse.

I loved this story, as I have loved all the stories in this series. I rejoice with the women when they defy their men, who are overprotective and overbearing. But, I still like them. I can't wait for the final book to come out! I give this book 5 stars. I would give more if I could!

CChase
5.0 out of 5 stars Riley & Cameron amazing love story.
Reviewed in the United States on March 19, 2019 Verified Purchase
Loved Riley and Cameron, amazing chemistry together. Fated to be mated. But only thing is Riley didn't want to be Mated. Cameron was determined that Riley was his mate. Will not let her go. Well hence s for a surprise of hide and seek. Will he be able to catch up to her. Specially when the other mates help her with her mission of getting the women that being changed, kidnapped.
Do you think he will catch up with her? If or when he does will she go willingly?
Ya have to read see what happens if Can does catch up, with Riley.
Amazing love story also much more. So enjoyed reading this book and the others before it.

Judith D. Woronka
4.0 out of 5 stars Good
Reviewed in the United States on March 1, 2020 Verified Purchase
This is my first book in this series and I know starting 7 books in is stupid but I did it ,it does make me want to read the series.
as for this book I Loved the hero the heroine I just wanted to hit upside the head always always thinking only she could do everything the elusiveness of avoiding her mate was dragged on far to long that I almost stopped reading quite a few times but the premise of the story was to good to stop
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The Wolves of Twin Moon Ranch 4: Desert Heart

This time, he’s playing for keeps.

As oldest daughter of the retired alpha, Tina Hawthorne lives to serve her pack. She’s never been tempted to throw caution to the wind for a man — until Rick Rivera returns. The sweet boy from the adjoining ranch is all grown up, but that doesn’t make the irresistible human any more suitable as a mate. Especially with a dangerous new foe haunting the night and Rick harboring a few secrets — and enemies — of his own.

There’s more than meets the eye on Twin Moon Ranch, home to a pack of shapeshifting wolves willing to battle for life and love.

VaWineLover
5.0 out of 5 stars Could she really mate a human?
Reviewed in the United States on March 13, 2020Verified Purchase
I read this book as part of a box set, though I also own it separately. Desert Heart is about Tina Hawthorne, sister of the pack alpha Ty Hawthorne. Tina has been in love with the boy at the ranch next door all of her life, but she knows Rick will never be accepted in her pack as her mate. He is human and human males do not usually survive the bite that changes them to wolf. When he returns after having been away pursuing a career in baseball, a career he had asked her to share with him, she knows she will have to be careful to avoid him at all costs. There is too much between them for her to stay away for long, though

mynonie

5.0 out of 5 stars All goes well
Reviewed in the United States on August 9, 2019Verified Purchase
New shifter 'rule,' introduced in this tale.
A male shifter can mate with a human female and turn her into a shifter, but not the other way round: the male human often dies as he is usually too strong to accept the change.

So here we have a female shifter knowing her fated mate is a strong human man, and she had to say no to his proposal in the past when he left to pursue his career in sports.
She lives with her happily mated brothers, and sees herself as fated to just being a dependable sister.
Then her love returns to the next door ranch
JodyL
5.0 out of 5 stars Second chances
Reviewed in the United States on August 2, 2018Verified Purchase
Tina had a crush and dated a boy named Rick in highschool. He left to play baseball in the majors. She kept track of him and cut out every article she could find. Rick then comes to the ranch next door to work. Tina is afraid of getting hurt so she usually just keeps to herself. But Rick fires her blood.
Odd things happen and they are led back into each other's arms.
I am crazy about these Twin Moon Ranch characters. This is definitely a must read series. You won't be disappointedJodyL5.0 out of 5 stars Second chances
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The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook

650 Recipes for Everything You’ll Ever Want to Make

Because smaller families shouldn’t have to rely on recipes built for four or six, America’s Test Kitchen has reengineered 650 of our best recipes to serve just two. Over the years we’ve discovered that scaling down a recipe isn’t as simple as cutting the ingredients in half—cooking times, temperatures, and equipment need to be adapted as well. This comprehensive cookbook takes the guesswork out of cooking for two so you can be sure that anything you want to make—from Classic Beef Stew to Lasagna to a mini batch of Fudgy Brownies or a Fluffy Yellow Layer Cake—will come out right (and perfectly proportioned) every time. We’ll also give you options when you’re short on time. 150 recipes, including Chicken Saltimbocca and Pan-Seared Rib-Eye Steaks with Sweet-Tart Red Wine Sauce, can be on the table in 30 minutes or less. For those times when you want healthier fare, we’ve provided more than 100 recipes labeled “Light” such as Provencal Vegetable Soup and Poached Shrimp Salad with Avocado and Grapefruit, each with nutritional information listed in an easy-to-read chart in the back of the book. And we include chapters on for-two slow cooking, grilling, and baking pies, quick breads, cakes, and cookies. A 25-page manual teaches the basics of cooking for two, including clever shopping strategies to reduce waste, smart storage tricks help extend freshness of key ingredients, and our picks for the most useful kitchen equipment for any two-person household.

The reason given in the forward for this cookbook is really quite sweet. A neighbor, a man and his daughter, complained that about having too many leftovers after he cooked. After receiving hundreds of requests along the same line, the editors decided answer the requests. Then they discovered that cooking for two people required much more than just dividing the recipe in half!

This cookbook is the result of their work. I’m an empty nester so it was perfect for my husband and myself. I was so impressed I bought copies for both of my daughters! It was so great to see a cake recipe that wouldn’t leave me with enough cake to eat every day for a week!

Even better, IMHO, is the section in the beginning where they give some tips on buying for a smaller household. Tips for using up the leftover ingredients, smaller sized pans. These are all things I personally struggled with after my last daughter moved out!

Joe Gee
5.0 out of 5 stars Great explanations as to why the recipe works!
Reviewed in the United States on December 14, 2020 Verified Purchase
Great pictures, easy instructions, and really great recipes.

P. Warner
5.0 out of 5 stars Big Beautiful Book!
Reviewed in the United States on December 4, 2020 Verified Purchase
Lots of yummy recipes structured for one and two servings. Beautifully illustrated. Great for a gift so buy two...you will want to keep one.
Scott Barnard
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome cookbook, every kitchen should have one.
Reviewed in the United States on December 3, 2020 Verified Purchase
A cook book that weighs 4 pounds, 450 pages, 650 recipes and information on everything from preparing food, the deferance between canned tomatos, how to cut meat and everything and anything that deals with cooking in between. If I could give it a 10 score I would. Funny thing is I have not made one recipes yet. By the recipes I've look at in this book, I will be making a lot of these recipes. And before I read a review of a reviewer that is complaining they have to send this book back because " it's to big, "there's no pictures", "to bulkie". I have this to say, stop your whining and do some COOKING!!!! This cook book uses common ingredients and common sense to make theses recipes. Yes it has common information that a beginning cook can use. And deeper information that over time a beginner can use. But the best part of this cook book is this. COOKING FOR TWO PEOPLE !!!!
Katie likes books
5.0 out of 5 stars Well thought out and informative
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 26, 2020Verified Purchase
Plenty of recipes and additional information regarding all aspects of food and cooking. Its complete in itself for 2 people wanting to stop waste.
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The Sunday Post #9

Memories of Christmas

How was your Christmas this year? Did you gather around the virtual tree? Did you still go all out on your decorations? I didn’t exactly go all out. Thanks to having redone my bedroom furniture, I was able to spread my normal decorations out more and place a lot of my snowmen in the bedroom. My husband had gotten me a crystal swan and votive holders so I used them as my centerpiece.

I gathered a few of my photos from this year and made a short video to share.

New on the Blog

As you may or may not have noticed, I’ve started redoing some of the old posts, updating the information and the photos. I also plan to start adding in new series. I noticed that Delta James is starting a new series called “Tangled Vines” that will follow the “Wayward Mates.” Additionally, I want to add more of the series with a “mail order brides” theme. Those tend to also include a great deal of spanking in them. So if that’s not your thing, feel free to skip them!

Weekly Cup of Coco!

Our old dog, Odie, was never one to play with any kind of toys or to chase a ball. When we got Coco, we purchased a couple of toys to see if she would play with them. As you can see in this (very) short video, she loves her toys!

Wolves of Willow Bend 1: Wolf Bite

After a dominance challenge ended with his parents deaths, Mason left Willow Bend and his pack behind, choosing instead to live life on his own terms…as a Lone Wolf. A wanderer, he keeps his life simple and carefree until an unexpected encounter brings him face to face with his tragic past and the woman he always adored. Determined to get her out of his blood, he teases her into an easy one-night stand…but one taste will never be enough.

Adopted as a young girl, Alexis Huston lived on the fringe of pack life. She’s never been strong enough, fast enough, or pretty enough—except to Mason, but then he left her. Allowed her freedom as an adult and sworn to keep the pack’s secrets, she’s struggled to fit into the ‘human’ world. A chance meeting turns her hard-won life upside down.

She is left with two options—she can tell the only wolf she’s ever loved that she’s carrying their child…or she can protect him, keep the baby a secret, and run.

Kyan Wolfe
4.0 out of 5 stars All the heart eyes for Mason!
Reviewed in the United States on September 21, 2020Verified Purchase
I adore Wolf Shifters.
My absolute favorite shifters, hands down.
So, naturally, I'm really excited to dive into this series and see what the Wolves of Willow Bend are all about.

Mason ran hard and fast in the opposite direction of Willow Bend after the death of his parents. He's a lone wolf, taking odd jobs and never staying in one place for long.
Until he crosses paths with Alexis again...
She's everything to Mason.
When he left Willow Bend, leaving her was the hardest part of it all.
Even years later he can't resist her and quite frankly, doesn't even try.
It's a massive web of deceit they are both living in.
One things for sure though-- it's all going to come to a head here soon.

Mason is all things Wolf-- possessive, controlling.
Just absolutely everything that I want in a Wolf Shifter as strong as him.
Alexis wants absolutely nothing to do with that world anymore-- she was tired of being a human among all of them. Even if she did leave behind her family. Mason was always the one who got away though, the love of her life.
And so much more.
I love that we got so much of the backstory that they present made sense. Because it was a quick way to get the two of them together BUT we had years leading up to this moment.
I can't wait to continue with the series!

Karli
5.0 out of 5 stars Series opener: Mason and Lexi
Reviewed in the United States on July 31, 2014Verified Purchase
Mason' s parents died when he was seventeen and he left the pack, going Lone Wolf. Ten years later he is working in Dallas when he hears a voice and scent from his past in Willow Bend. Lexi stole his heart when they were young and is still captivating, but she is pack, even though she is human. And as a Lone Wolf he can have no contact with pack. But both want answers. Why did he leave? And why is she in Dallas living on her own, unprotected? The answers are connected in a way neither can begin to imagine. And their reunion has put them both in mortal danger.

This is a riveting book of betrayal and redemption. Mason and Lexi are perfect together and have the one thing needed to overcome all obstacles--their love for each other. Although it is book one in a new series, it is also a great standalone. The series has made my auto-buy list and I highly recommend it.

Lucy Juenke
5.0 out of 5 stars Lost loves unite.
Reviewed in the United States on August 24, 2015Verified Purchase
Alexis felt like she doesn't belong with the pack any more after her mother turned wolf. She gets a job away from home and the boy she loves. A chance encounter finds her with the boy she loved. He is no longer a boy, but a man. They have sex and he decides that he needs to leave before they get any closer. On his way out of town, he is asked to watch over the woman he loves. He stays and they keep having sex. The enforcer comes back and Mason leaves town. He leaves without telling Alexis he's leaving. Alexis finds out she's pregnant with Mason's baby. She doesn't want to cause him trouble. Mason is a Lone Wolf. They cannot have a mate or children. Alexis goes home and finds Mason there. Mason tells her he's killed the Alpha. He is now the Alpha and wants Alexis to be his mate. They mate. They know that there is going to be trying times, but as long as they are together they can do what they can to make it better for the pack. Good read. Can't wait to read the next one in the series.
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Scrooged Over (Paranormal Dating Agency Book 29)

Priscilla Bryant thought being matched by the famous Gerri Wilder would make her romantic dreams come true. She’s wrong. So wrong. The shifter she’s been matched with is a complete jerk and no matter how handsome he is, she never wants to see his face again. Talk about being  scrooged over.

Lake Walker knows that sexy Priscilla is his mate the moment he sees her. He can’t wait to get the curvy goddess naked. What he doesn’t understand is why she hates his guts. That’s not supposed to happen with your perfect mate. She’s a handful, but he’s ready to fight for the woman he knows is his.

It’s not every day Gerri Wilder’s told she made a mistake. Okay, more like never. But it seems someone’s trying their damndest to not only keep them apart but doesn’t mind if one dies along the way. This is one time seeing is not believing. Will Lake and Priscilla get wrapped up in danger or can Gerri put a bow on this relationship before it’s too late?


Sydney M Neblett
5.0 out of 5 stars Modeling love
Reviewed in the United States on November 28, 2020Verified Purchase
Every year this author works her Christmas magic and brings us a fantastic holiday story we don’t want to miss. So much action, suspense and steamy moments that lead to love with the help of a certain silver wolf. I love this newest addition to the series and how we don’t really know people the way we think we do. The characters went through a lot in a few short pages, but they left their mark on me all the same. I hope the author brings us many more PDA books in the new year, and maybe a little history lesson from the famous mate maker. No matter what she sends my way next I’m sure it’s going to be amazing.

Melissa
5.0 out of 5 stars A must read!
Reviewed in the United States on December 9, 2020Verified Purchase
This story starts out a little differently than the others as Gerri has already set up Lake and Priscilla on their first blind date. We start out as the date is beginning but everything seems to go wrong and it appears that Gerri has lost her touch. Little does Priscilla know that the person she is on a date with is not Lake at all but someone trying to keep them apart.

As I am a twin myself I, I can easily see someone not being able to tell twins apart. I really felt for Priscilla and loved this twist to the story.

It is an amazing read and I highly recommend buying to see the twists and turns this takes for Priscilla and Lake when they finally meet.

Debra B
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfection!
Reviewed in the United States on November 29, 2020Verified Purchase
Absolutely perfect! My new favorite holiday treat! I truly enjoyed the unique twists in the plot and how Pricilla grew as Lake’s love gave her so much more confidence. And I
really really really loved the epilogue. Highly recommend reading this amazing story!

D. Antonio
5.0 out of 5 stars Fill your heart with holiday cheer.
Reviewed in the United States on November 29, 2020Verified Purchase
Oh My Goodness! What you need to know is that matchmaker extraordinaire Gerri Wilder has a 100% success rate. Could it be that graphic artist Priscilla Bryant is her first fail? Watch and learn mere mortals as fate and circumstance prove once again that Gerri Wilder knows what she is doing. This is an exciting romp that will fill your heart with holiday cheer.
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Claimed and Mastered (Wayward Mates Book 6)

She vowed she would never be mated. He claimed her anyway.

Ava Rhys has always chafed at submitting to the authority of her pack’s alpha, but when he tries to sell her body in return for money and influence, she decides she would be better off on her own. Ava’s plans to live as a lone wolf in the backwoods of Maine are thrown into turmoil, however, when the local game warden makes it his business to take her in hand, and the battle-hardened former Army Ranger soon proves to be just as fiercely dominant as any alpha shifter.

Declan Collins knows a woman in need of a man’s firm hand when he sees one, and it isn’t long before Ava is kneeling naked at his feet with her well-spanked bare bottom on display. Once he has taught her a better use for her sassy mouth, she quickly finds herself screaming her helpless, shameful submission into the bedsheets as he claims her so roughly and so thoroughly that she is left in no doubt that she belongs to him and there is nothing whatsoever she can do about it.

With each passing day he masters her body ever more completely, never hesitating to punish any hint of defiance before using and enjoying her in ways more humiliating than she could have ever imagined. But when instinct causes her to bite him in the throes of yet another intense, desperate climax, will she lose him forever or will she end up mated to an alpha shifter after all?


CChase
5.0 out of 5 stars Ava and Declan story
Reviewed in the United States on February 13, 2019Verified Purchase
At first I wasn't to sure about Ava , after reading her story . I understand why she was way she was with others.way she raised . She didn't want to believe in fated mates. Ran from her pack when they were going to look for a mate for her. Then she met Declan, almost feel the sparks from them . Hot heavy . Even thought first she didn't want nothing to do with him . The chemistry between them was off the charts. Enjoyed reading Ava's story. Wayward mates series keeps getting better and better. Already amazing from the first book .
Marybeth
5.0 out of 5 stars A GREAT series!
Reviewed in the United States on February 3, 2019Verified Purchase
When we were first introduced to Ava, she was not a loved character. But, she spoke to the author and her story was written. It turns out she is just misunderstood!

Ava wants a love, but she doesn't believe in fated mates. When she escapes from her pack, she goes to the United States and starts over. But, fate is keeping an eye on her and she meets Declan. Their story is wonderful and I love how the complications are resolved!

This series keeps getting better. I can't wait for the next book!

TLG
4.0 out of 5 stars Great read
Reviewed in the United States on March 7, 2019Verified Purchase
Ava runs from Wales to escape a forced mating. She unwittingly puts herself in the clutches of her mate - her human mate. What's an alpha wolf girl to do? Steamy as all heck. Still don't like men's attitudes. Alphas. Bleh.

Renee
5.0 out of 5 stars Yay! Ava's story... my favorite so far
Reviewed in the United States on February 2, 2019Verified Purchase
I think this is my favorite so far in this series. Ava was not a character I liked in an earlier story. However in this story we see another side of her. Declan is so dominant even as a human. I really liked how quickly and easily he took to the idea shifters and wolves. He is the perfect fated mate to Ava. Their chemistry is purely explosive. This series just keeps getting better and better.
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The Wolves of Twin Moon Ranch Book 3: Desert Fate

The only thing that can save her is this lone wolf’s bite.

Kyle Williams is just a lone wolf trying to settle into a new skin. But when the brown-eyed girl from his past turns up, bloodied by a rival male, the instinct to protect overrides everything else—including duty to his pack.

Stefanie Alt is a woman on the run, and fate is hot on her heels. The only one who can help her is the neighborhood bad boy she once knew. But even after one hot night under the desert moon, Stefanie isn’t sure she can trust him—or herself.


mynonie
4.0 out of 5 stars Kyle meets his mate.
Reviewed in the United States on January 15, 2018Verified Purchase
Maybe you have met some of the others in this series.
This is a stand alone tale where two people who happened to know each other for a while as children, share a fate.
Kyle had been bitten years ago, turned into a werewolf, now he worked as a police officer in the American country side and had shifter friends at the Twin Moon Ranch.
Stef had a good job, selling solar panels, but got attacked by a customer and would soon either die or turn into a wolf herself. Said customer needed to bite her once again and she would become his mate, but she had managed to run away and collapsed in the desert.
Kyle found her; they were attracted to each other, he knew he could give her the second bite and thus make her his mate, but gentleman that he was, wanted her to know the full consequences of being a werewolf and wanted her to chose being mated to him. The original attacker was searching for her and when he turned up, she noticed that he exerted some sort of magical pull on her, so she quickly ran away again.

RetiredHsMom
5.0 out of 5 stars The series gets better with each story I read.
Reviewed in the United States on February 8, 2017Verified Purchase
While Cody is still my favorite hero, Kyle is definitely nipping at his heels. Pun intended. Stefanie, his love interest, was an easy character to connect with and I loved how she refused to back down. Her childhood connection with Kyle simply made their being mates a no brainer for me.

I loved the ending of the book and how they got the old bull…err, I mean alpha out of Arizona. Best part of the book, imo

How is the author's writing? Good
Is there violence? Yes
Is there sexual content? Yes
How is the story narrated? Third person
How would you describe the plot of this book? Some twists
leopard wolf
5.0 out of 5 stars If only they talked....and if they listened it would help!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 8, 2018Verified Purchase
I love the way that this book is about what happens when you don't communicate. Especially when you have a newly turned shewolf come back into your life and you cannot seem to find the words or the gumption to get her to be your mate.
I loved the soul searching that goes on as Kyle agonises about weather or not Stef realises that she's his mate....not to mention the turmoil Stef is in as she believes that her future is to be Dons mate.
Oh if only they blinking talked to each other! And their pack mates.
I loved this book and the way the Twin Moon Ranch is growing.
A great book that I thoroughly enjoyed.
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Master of the Grill: Foolproof Recipes, Top-Rated Gadgets, Gear, & Ingredients Plus Clever Test Kitchen Tips & Fascinating Food Science

Part field guide to grilling and barbecuing and part cookbook, Master of the Grill features a wide variety of kitchen-tested recipes for meat, poultry, seafood, vegetables, pizza, and more. These are the recipes everyone should know how to make— the juiciest burgers, barbecue chicken that’s moist not tough, tender grill-smoked pork ribs, the greatest steak (and grilled potatoes to serve alongside). Regional specialties are included, too—learn how to make Cowboy Steaks, Alabama BBQ Chicken, and Kansas City Sticky Ribs. Colorful photography captures the beauty of the recipes and step-by-step shots guide you through everything you need to know. A section on grilling essentials covers the pros and cons of gas and charcoal grills and which might be right for you, as well as the tools you’ll use with them— such as grill brushes, tongs, vegetable baskets, and wood chips and chunks.

Do you know someone who loves to grill, but needs a little help? I bought this book for my husband. He loves to grill, but doesn’t always know how to make what he wants. This book is perfect for that. Besides all the wonderful descriptions that ATK is known for, they have step by step photographic directions! That makes it easier to understand what they are telling you do. I would point out, however, that’s better to only try one new recipe at a time!


Matthew
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it
Reviewed in the United States on August 22, 2018Verified Purchase
I love cooking the recipes in this book. I find that even deviating from them still results in great success. This book however is a little strangely formatted, I was expecting each page to have a recipe and it sometimes has 4-5. Or one recipe and multiple alternatives of the same type of dish.
Each dish has been very good and the book has educated me in becoming a much more successful cook.
C. Little
5.0 out of 5 stars Thanks to this book my son is the perfect-er husband of all time!
Reviewed in the United States on July 11, 2019Verified Purchase
I bought this for my son and daughter-in-law's 5th anniversary and I'm sure they'll be married forever if he keeps using this book. They are so happy. Everything is rainbows and sunshine. They not only know what works on the grill, but why. Or I should say oh, he knows. She doesn't cook , she just loves him like no other. Especially since he is now the Grill Master. I'm his mom so I think he's perfect but now he really is perfect because he can cook recipes from this book while his bride and his Pugs look on adoringly.
Mark6936
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Info
Reviewed in the United States on December 1, 2018Verified Purchase
Look, this is a great book as far as the information goes. I would have rated it 5 stars except for the organization of the information. It's really not good. It's hard to find stuff. The little tips are scattered throughout the book making it impossible to find them. Then there's three sections (easy, medium and advanced) with each section having the same categories (chicken, steak, pork, ect...) It just could have been organized way better with a better index.
Kevin S. Parcher
4.0 out of 5 stars Great recipes - but it is a collection, not really a new book
Reviewed in the United States on April 26, 2016Verified Purchase
This book has many terrific recipes in it; I know because I have made and enjoyed many of them. As far as I can tell, all of these recipes have appeared in the magazines (Cook's Illustrated/Cook's Country). So, yes, I gave it four stars because the recipes are great, but I am returning it because I have a full set of the magazines - that is why I am writing this review, so that potential purchasers will know that if they have a full set of the magazines, they essentially have this book. IMO it would have been more accurate if ATK had subtitled this book "A Collection of the Best Grilling and BBQ Recipes from Cook's Illustrated and Cook's Country".

That being said, it is a beautiful book with great pictures, good tips and advice, and a fun format. I am a big fan of ATK, but I don't have room on my shelf for another book when I already have the recipes. BTW - For anyone interested in canning and preserving, check out ATK's new book that subject. It is great!

Paranormal Dating Agency Volume 4

All Kitten Aside

Kasen knows Andi’s perfect for him. She’s already making him crazy by denying their attraction and the fact she’s his mate. The hunt is on. Unfortunately for him, proving to Andi they’re right for each other is just one of the problems facing this alpha. Keeping her alive, when someone wants her dead, is another. But Kasen isn’t going to sit by and let anyone harm her. Now that he’s found his smart-assy mate, he isn’t letting go. Whether she likes it or not.

Oh, My Roared!

Francesca Virgata wants a mate. She longs for the perfect kind of love her parents had. There’s only one problem, she has zero prospects. Thankfully, she’s heard of Gerri Wilder who promises to make all her mating dreams come true.
Theo and Marcus are best friends and share everything, even women. So when they both fall for Francesca, it’s only natural they have a friendly competition over who can get the girl. After some thought, and a hot little interlude, they realize she shouldn’t choose one over the other, they should work together to make the perfect triad. A lion, a tiger and a bear, oh my!

Piece of Tail

A female Prowl Leader? Unthinkable. It’s what Becca Duran has dealt with since the sudden, tragic death of her brother. Now, the leopard council demands she mates an alpha, whether she loves him or not. Given no choice, Becca takes a chance on Gerri Wilder’s PDA. It should be simple. Get a match and move on. Except, it’s not. It’s hard (thick and hard) with large muscles and a panty-wetting smile.

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