Fury of Conviction (Dragonfury Bad Boys Shifter Series Book 2)

Chance brought them together in a world destined to tear them apart.

Caught between duty and honor, dragon-warrior Hamersveld is neck-deep in a dilemma. His commitment to the Razorback pack should take precedence, but when a new captive is brought into the lair, he’s forced to decide—risk everything to rescue a woman in desperate need of his help. Or stay loyal to the Razorback cause and keep his new home, along with his life.

Kidnapped by a rogue faction of Dragonkind, Natalie Bainbridge spends her days looking for ways to escape. Breaking out seems impossible until one of her captors offers her a trade—spend time with him in return for greater freedom inside his lair. With time ticking down, she enters the fray, playing a dangerous game with a man who makes no mistakes.

Will she buckle under the pressure? Or hold the line and break free for good?

The Reviews!

4.0 out of 5 stars Can a villain be redeemed?
Reviewed in the United States on July 28, 2021
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I love that Hamersveld has found some redeeming qualities within himself and that he has partially stood up for what he felt was wrong. I am expecting great things to come from him.
Natalie changed too once she got away for her prison cell and was with Sveld.
The only thing negative I have to say is that the ending ended with a bit of a cliffhanger between these two.
I realize that several things have to change before they receive their complete hea. (I was sort of hoping that he could join in with Mac's group.) This would probably be an epic novel if everything happened at once.
I am biting at the bit to get more of these glorious dragon stories!
Alicia K Bowers
5.0 out of 5 stars Gotta Love the Bad Boy!!!!
Reviewed in the United States on August 9, 2021
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Oh my! No one can make you love a bad boy like Coreene Callahan! Hamersveld and Natalie were a perfect combination and so good for each other. I almost lost it when I realized this was a cliff hanger!!!! Aaaaahhhhh!
I can’t wait until this story continues. I mean it will continue, right?????
Angela Hayes
4.0 out of 5 stars Dragon Shifter paranormal romance.
Reviewed in Australia on July 27, 2021
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4 Stars

Fury of Conviction is the second book in the Dragonfury Short Story Collection by Coreene Callahan. Who doesn’t love a great dragon shifter story- I know I do! So, it was never any question that I would snap up a copy of this book the moment I saw it in my notifications.
Coreene Callahan is a ‘new-to-me’ author and I am really baffled as to why I haven’t come across her books before now, because after doing a little stalking- er, um, I mean research, I discovered that she has written a slew of Dragonfury books, and as I mentioned before, I LOVE dragon shifter stories, so I am kicking myself that I have been missing out all this time, and I hate missing out on good books lol….
Anyway, I digress, back to my review. This is a great little paranormal romance, with DRAGON SHIFTERS 😊, fantasy, kidnapping, drama, agendas, chemistry, and action. It was a great introduction to Ms. Callahan’s style, and definitely gave me a taste for her work. The only issue I have is that I wish it had been longer (this is a novella length quick and easy read) as there were aspects of the story I would like to have explored in greater detail. It really made me curious about the pack and the Dragonfury ‘world’- so I will definitely be going back to explore the rest of the Dragonfury books/series- as there seems to be quite a lot of full length novels there for me to sink my teeth into…. so stay tuned.

Touch of Darkness: Fated Legacy Book 1

The last thing Skylar wants is exactly what she needs

A serial killer is killing women in Crescent City. Skylar Gautier, New Orleans cop, and alpha female is determined to track and catch the killer herself. As she closes in on the killer, Travis Nichols, her fated mate shows up, ready for happy ever after. He is a distraction she does not need or want.

At first the killer thinks it is a great game to lead the female cop on but then he discovers her secret and now she is the hunted. He wants her for his piece de resistance. Her lifeforce will make him stronger than the master.

A premonition shows Skylar the darkness covering the land. It will take two alpha mates working together to create something only ever heard of in legends to stop the evil. They will both have to give up something and risk everything.

The Reviews!

5.0 out of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Reviewed in the United States on December 20, 2021
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What an excellent way to begin a spin-off series of the incredibly addicting shifter writings of Delta James!

In this book, we get to experience the now adult children of two beloved couples from the "Tangled Vines" series. Travis and Skylar are wonderful. Travis is such an amazing character. We have come to expect the alpha wolf way of "being brought to heel" once they claim their fated mate. Travis was so different. He gave up what was to be his pack by rights, in order to let Skylar spread her wings and fly, with him right by her side. His acceptance of her strong personality, courtesy of her strong willed female descendants as well as his, allowed for this story to be so different from the rest. Instead of the usual fight for acceptance of being fated mates, Skylar welcomed this pairing, knowing that Travis would not suffocate her into the life of Mistress of the Pack, letting her live the life she was meant to live all along. The passion and strength of their love, allowing for the dile wolf to form...swoon!
5.0 out of 5 stars I want to be an alpha female Wolf shifter!
Reviewed in the United States on September 25, 2021
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The Wayward Mate series was fabulous! Characters were well developed sassy strong and sultry heroines and their Alpha Mates are hot hunky and hilarious even when being overbearingly sexy. The Legacy series is just as good. Delta James is a fabulous author spinning erotic romance with suspenseful stories that keep you hooked from each chapter to the next book. Can’t wait for the next release!
	Denise DeCrescito (From In Here)
5.0 out of 5 stars An intense and creative story with lots of passion and intrigue
Reviewed in the United States on October 25, 2021
“Touch of Darkness” is the second book in the ‘Fated Legacy’ series by Delta James. First let me say you need not have read any of the books related to it in order to understand and enjoy this one. I’d like to take a minute to set the stage, though. This series presents us with the next generation of lead characters from two of the author’s other series - ‘Wayward Mates’ and ‘Tangled Vines’. They are all paranormal stories with wolf-shifters and humans, and are interconnected standalone stories.

The heroine in “Touch of Darkness” is Skylar Gautier. She’s the she-wolf alpha daughter of Jean Michele and Darby Gautier, who are the Alpha and Mistress of Orleans. Skyler's fated mate is Travis Nichols. He’s the alpha son of Cameron and Riley Nichols, the Alpha and Mistress of Galveston. An Alpha is a pack leader and a Mistress of a powerful pack runs things with him. An alpha is born with the traits of a leader but for various reasons may not end up actually serving as the Alpha of a pack.

Skyler is a strong female character. She’s an uncommon female alpha, and a tenacious police officer seeking to become a detective. Tyler, destined to be her mate, is a successful chef by trade. His birthright is to eventually take over for his father as a pack Alpha, but he’s perfectly willing to give that up and change his life around so he can support, encourage and protect Skylar any way he can while she pursues her dangerous career. Make no mistake, it’s extremely dangerous … especially now that she’s chasing a demented serial killer who seems to have Skylar as one of his intended victims. Skylar is not in any way submissive – except to Tyler, when she accepts that they are fated for one another, and accepts him as her Alpha.

This book has an excellent story, multidimensional characters, hot passion, cold-blooded murders, irresistible intrigue and lots of creativity woven into everything. It’s intense. Although the book has a conclusion, it’s clear that a broader storyline will carry forward into the next book, and I look forward to experiencing it.

I received an ARC of this book and am sharing my honest opinion after reading it.

Fury of Surrender (Dragonfury Book 6)

Dragon warrior Forge has been sentenced to death by the Dragonkind elite. Recalling the memories of his family’s murders could drive him to the edge of insanity, but it’s the only way to remove the target on his back. Fiercely determined to protect his pack and his newborn son, Forge agrees to undergo harrowing treatments to help him remember the trauma buried deep inside his heart and mind. When nothing works, a woman of unprecedented power is brought in to help.

Young, bright, and haunted by her own demons, hypnotherapist Hope Cunningham helps patients recover from their darkest memories. But each time she liberates a wayward soul, Hope’s personal pain digs deeper—until one patient ignites an unforgettable passion.

Forge’s healing journey is not without risk. Unwittingly, he has put Hope in the middle of a dangerous war, one that could shatter their eternal bond. Will the curative power of love be enough to save them?

The Reviews!

5.0 out of 5 stars It's Finally Here!
Reviewed in the United States on September 3, 2017
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Although it felt like we waited forever for book 6 (Forge's story), I was not disappointed. Forge is one of my favorite characters so I was thrilled to read his story. The connection between him and Hope was very fast and resembled a runaway locomotive--just like the prior couples. Both damaged people who needed someone to cling to and who would listen and understand.

This book not only gave us Forge's mate, but Exshaw finally arrived. I’ve been waiting for him since Hamersveld told Ivar how he got Fen in Fury of Desire (book 4). I'm looking forward to seeing this new little guy in action. I’m sure he’s going to be a pistol.

While we didn't have a lot of scenes that included Forge’s son, there was some interaction with Forge, Hope and G.M. I know other reviewers were upset about this, but I felt it was just the right amount.

I really enjoyed the scene in the garage, with Gage, Osgard, and Forge. Gage’s protectiveness of the young man was really endearing. I also really liked the interaction between Osgard and Forge.

Oh, and we got a few really good scenes with Daimler. I love this guy! He really showed his personality with Hope in this story.

I intrigued by the way Ivar was acting in this story. It reminded me of how he was in “Fury Of Fate.” His development character wise feels necessary to me. In the beginning of the series, he was totally evil and the primary antagonist for the Nightfuries. Now we have a much larger number of bad guys so it’s interesting to see him continue to be developed. Although I don’t think he can be 100% redeemed, I’m finding myself hating Rodin, Zidane, and the Archguard much more.

I’m looking forward to book 7. I hope the wait isn’t as long as between books 5 and 6.

Writing quality: Good
Violence: Yes
Sexual content: Yes
Narration: Third person
Plot: Some twists
Pace: Mostly steady, but moves fast in a couple parts
Tonita Abney
5.0 out of 5 stars Forge's story....
Reviewed in the United States on August 23, 2017
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I love all the books in this series. That being said I have waited for Forge's story. Ms. Callahan did not disappoint. Hope is a great match for Forge. She is strong and he needs a strong woman. All the Nightfury dragons are back, as well as Ivan and his pack. This book has lots of action, Ivan finally finds the cure for the superbug he released in the last book. I don't want to give too much away so here goes. Hope is a psychologist who works with victims who have been hurt. She is approached by Mac and Angela to help Forge unlock his past. Forge and Hope's first meeting is great. While trying to get together, Hope's fighting being with a patient, her doubting her work ethics, there is the problem with Mac. This is my new favorite in the series...at least until the next one. I have told my friends they have to read this. It is so wonderful. If you like shap-shifters or dragon stories it is well worth the money and it will leave you wanting more.
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Fantastic Hit!!!
Reviewed in the United States on July 13, 2017
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Coreene has done it again. Fury of Surrender is an amazing chapter in the Dragonfury series. This time we get to learn about Forge, our favorites Scottish Nightfury and ooooooooo boy does he not disappoint. Your heart aches for the struggles he is working through and you can't help but root for him.

The female lead, Hope, is wonderful and next to Angela and JJ, she's become one of my favorites. Her spine is wonderful and you're cheering for her the whole time. You can't help but get wrapped up in her background as well too.

And a side note.... There is a lot of emotion and feelings wrapped around Ivar and once again Coreene has me wanting and cheering for him more and more.

The book, as all her previous ones do, sucks you in and has you getting lost in the story and wishing that you were in Seattle and could find a dragon of your own.
L. Eileen
5.0 out of 5 stars If Dragons and Romance is your thing.
Reviewed in the United States on September 19, 2018
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I started with the first book in the series, and within the first chapter I was hooked. I have since read every book in the series. I love action books combined with romance and this book delivered. Be aware that the sex scenes tend to be a little graphic. But, this book is not constant sex, unlike some I've come across. There is a storyline and character development. I thought the author did a good job of balancing between romance and action. I have also read a couple of her other books in a different series, also excellent. Plus, unlike some other books, this didn't require any editing. I could just read the story, rather than blunder along with misspellings, punctuation, and grammar.

Touch of Fate: Fated Legacy Book 0.5

Touch of Fate bridges the gap between Jean-Michel and Darby’s love story chronicled in the Wayward Mates and Tangled Vines series and the new Fated Legacy series set to begin on September 23, 2021, with the release of Touch of Darkness.

Part One is set in 2028 on the tenth anniversary of Jean-Michel and Darby’s bonding. Part Two is set in 2038, on their twentieth anniversary. And Part three is set in 2048 on Jean-Michel’s 50th Birthday.

Throughout the novella, readers will get to catch up with a lot of their favorite couples and be introduced to the next generation who will populate the novels of the Fated Legacy series.

Hang on to your hat!Reviewed in the United States on August 23, 2021Verified PurchaseFirst things first, if you don’t remember all the couples and packs from Wayward Mates and Tangled Vines, you might want to pause a moment. All the couples AND their family are in this series.
This story focuses on the New Orleans Pack. Both the current generation and the next are highlighted. The laughter and the tears will flow as you immerse yourself in the love to be found between Darby and Jean-Michael!

They say I died… they are wrong

Once more a malevolent presence threatens wolfen society. They say my love story with my fated mate, Darby, ended with my death, but they were wrong. They say my eldest son, Jean-Edouard, is nothing at all like me, they are wrong about that as well. They say a lot of things, but I will prove them wrong.

The Reviews!

Amy Reads Romance
5.0 out of 5 stars Jean-Michele and Darby's continuation
Reviewed in the United States on August 29, 2021
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This prequel to the Fated Legacy Series is a bridge between Jean-Michel and Darby's and friends' stories and their children. Jean-Michel and Darby's love story is one for the ages, and their chemistry is still off the charts hot. In 2028, they have been mated 10 years with three children, and are still very much in love. In 2038, their 20th anniversary year, their love is renewed, and they have added two more sons. In 2048, Jean-Michel is 50, and his son Jean-Edouard is poised to take over the pack of New Orleans, and is ready to claim his fated mate.
Delta James' books are entertaining always, and I am particularly fond of her paranormal stories. This offshoot of one of my favorite series of hers is sure to be spectacular, and I cannot wait for the next!
5.0 out of 5 stars Wow! Just wow!
Reviewed in the United States on September 10, 2021
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Normally Delta James books, fated mate and corked series have me shaking my head, some I skip much off. But nonetheless I’m vested in her characters which are all amazing. Sometimes she gets carried away with the whole alpha male thing and it is a bit abusive and completely unrealistic but I must say this new series so far is the BEST! Ok I cried my ass off Darby and Jean Michael have always been one of her best couples and to think off them not dieing at the same time during a knot they fall asleep together to is heart wrenching. Thank god Delta had other ideas. This story is of their family and friends it’s definitely worth the read and I’m excited for the next, Little Skylar and Dax story.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I can't wait for more of this one
Reviewed in the United States on September 1, 2021
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OMG, there is nothing not to love in 'Touch of Fate', Delta James' first book in her "Fated Legacy" series!! Getting to see characters that I've fallen in love with from her "Wayward Mates" and "Tangled Vines" series was phenomenal! There are three distinct parts to this book all with ten years between so we're seeing the different stages of Jean-Michele Gautier and Darby's relationship and how all these friends tie into their love of family. I laughed. I cried. I got butterflies in my stomach. I was thrilled. I can't wait for more of this one.
Sue B
5.0 out of 5 stars This was a simply wonderful read, the end of one era and the start of another
Reviewed in the United States on August 22, 2021
This is the first book in the Fated Legacy Series and as always with all of Delta James books I am always excited to read the start of a new series and this was no different. It started with the wonderful celebration of the tenth anniversary of Jean-Michel Gautier and his Fated mate Darby becoming Fated Mates. Along with their three children and their friends and pack as they all come together to celebrate and wish their friends and Alpha and Mistress the very best.
It was wonderful to reconnect with characters in her past books the women and now mates from Bae Dogal and their Alphas and their children who are already starting to make their way in their packs, the males are as dominant as their fathers and daughters are as stubborn and opinionated as their mothers and all would die to protect their pack and anyone in need of help.
I do not want to give away too much about this book but I will say that I am not ashamed to say that I shed a tear at one point and I am sure other readers will do the same, after reading these books since the very beginning you feel an affinity for the characters almost as though they are friends you have come to know and regard fondly.
I cannot wait for the next book in this two part series, I have loved reading about the children of the past alphas and their mates as they begin to make their own way in life, taking over the responsibility for their own packs and its members.
I truly wonderful read.
I assure you that you will love every moment of this book it is simply a fantastic read.
I voluntarily received and review an Advanced Reader Copy
I thoroughly enjoyed the book and look forward to reading “Touch Of Darkness” second book in this two part series.
I look forward to any future publications; keep up all the great writing.Sue B
5.0 out of 5 stars This was a simply wonderful read, the end of one era and the start of another
Reviewed in the United States on August 22, 2021
This is the first book in the Fated Legacy Series and as always with all of Delta James books I am always excited to read the start of a new series and this was no different. It started with the wonderful celebration of the tenth anniversary of Jean-Michel Gautier and his Fated mate Darby becoming Fated Mates. Along with their three children and their friends and pack as they all come together to celebrate and wish their friends and Alpha and Mistress the very best.
It was wonderful to reconnect with characters in her past books the women and now mates from Bae Dogal and their Alphas and their children who are already starting to make their way in their packs, the males are as dominant as their fathers and daughters are as stubborn and opinionated as their mothers and all would die to protect their pack and anyone in need of help.
I do not want to give away too much about this book but I will say that I am not ashamed to say that I shed a tear at one point and I am sure other readers will do the same, after reading these books since the very beginning you feel an affinity for the characters almost as though they are friends you have come to know and regard fondly.
I cannot wait for the next book in this two part series, I have loved reading about the children of the past alphas and their mates as they begin to make their own way in life, taking over the responsibility for their own packs and its members.
I truly wonderful read.
I assure you that you will love every moment of this book it is simply a fantastic read.
I voluntarily received and review an Advanced Reader Copy
I thoroughly enjoyed the book and look forward to reading “Touch Of Darkness” second book in this two part series.
I look forward to any future publications; keep up all the great writing.

Fury of Obsession (Dragonfury Book 5)

Dragon warrior Venom lives in self-imposed isolation. Cursed by his toxic touch, he is deadly to anyone who has contact with him for too long. Set apart from others and hounded by intense loneliness, he craves the lasting connection he believes he cannot possess. Until a chance encounter with a sultry mortal offers a ray of hope…

Evelyn Foxe is the woman of Venom’s every desire, but she’s too busy running from the Russian mob to think about love. As she accepts Venom’s offer to help her escape her precarious situation, she’s skeptical, afraid that he’s in league with those sent to harm her. But when a biological weapon is unleashed in her hometown, Evelyn is forced to trust Venom—or risk the dangers of going it alone.

Will they survive the firestorm that rages around them? And can they pull from the ashes a love that will defy all the odds and last through the ages?

The Reviews!

Dotti Elrick
3.0 out of 5 stars Love This Series, But Something Was Missing
Reviewed in the United States on March 11, 2015
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The Dragonfury books are one of my favorites. I have loved Venom from the first book. I was really looking forward to his story. While the overall story was good, there just wasn't much of Venom and Evie.
Evelyn has fallen on hard times, she's lost her job, and her mother died recently leaving her to handle the huge gambling debt she owes the Russian mob. She finds herself in a dire situation with, in her mind, only one option left. Sell the only thing she has left to sell, herself.
Venom is a rarity among Dragonkind, a venomous dragon. A very powerful one. He has toxins running through his veins. Any prolonged contact with his skin could kill. He has never been able to spend more than an hour at a time with any female. He's lonely. Now with his best friend mated, he's not only lonely, but bored. That's when he finds himself breaking protocol and heading out without backup, looking for a little female attention. Which is how he ends up meeting Evie. She is a very High Energy female. Very desirable among his kind. And there is instant attraction. One touch and Venom knows she is strong enough to handle his touch. He also knows he's found his mate. But he's determined not to do what his pack mates have done when they find their mates. Kidnapping is not in his plan, he wants to woo her, date her, and introduce her to his world slowly. Things don't go quite as planned, he lets her go, and she finds herself face to face with his enemy. And then he kidnaps her.
This was a good story, but it had a different feel than the earlier books. It seems the farther we get into the major story arc, the war between the Nightfuries and the Razorbacks, the romance seems to drop off the page and we get more of an urban fantasy type story. Venom and Evie meet early in the book, but they don't get together until almost half way through the book. There are lots of subplots going on at once. The metallics, Haider and Gage, dealing with their escape, Ivar and his plotting and dealing with his "superbug", Bastian dealing with everything. I missed the females, the other mates, in this book. Daimler does make a brief appearance but I missed the "family feel" of them being at Black Diamond.
It felt like juggling with too many balls in the air at the same time.
I definitely wouldn't recommend starting with this book. There is too much back story missing. Go back and read the earlier books, get the whole story. It's worth it. I will keep reading the series, I just hope they get back to what drew me to the series in the first place, the romance.
J. Burns
4.0 out of 5 stars Totally obsessed
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 24, 2015
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Fury of obsession

He can’t escape the sins of his past…

Toxic to all those who touch him, dragon-warrior Venom lives in self-imposed isolation, a prisoner of the poison in his veins. But when a chance meeting with a woman challenges the belief he is destined to be alone, he pulls out all the stops, vowing to put the savagery of his past behind him and take a chance on love.

She doesn’t want to face her future…

Wanted by the Russian mob, creative accountant Evelyn Foxe isn’t looking for love. She searching for the fastest way to escape instead. When Venom offers to get her out of trouble, she accepts his help, but remains skeptical, afraid he’s in league with those sent to harm her. But when someone unleashes a biological weapon in her hometown, and she gets caught in the firestorm, little choice remains—trust Venom to keep her safe or risk her life by going it alone.

My review .....
I'm going to try to give this a biased review, but be warned .... I LOVE THIS SERIES 😁
So .......
Oh my word !!! Wick is my favourite warrior, but Venom is now a close second.
These warriors are half human, half dragon. Turning into a plethora of different types, fire breathing, lava exploding, and snow blowing ones.
But Venom is special, his forte is toxins. Nothing effects him, but the downside, he can't stay close to a female for too long, only long enough to gain energy, (dragons are only male, they gain energy to survive by tapping into a female energy, using sex)
He has watched from the sidelines as each of his brothers in arms finds his female, they fall in love, bond and live happily ever after, even his best friend Wick, (who hated to take energy from the females) finds a female all of his very own.
Venom is now feeling a little left out, lonely and jealous.
After being taken out of rotation,( not all dragons are good, we have Ivar and his band of dragons) Venom defies his leader and sneaks out, he wants company, the female variety.
Evelyn Foxe is desperate for money, her mother left her with huge gambling debts, and now the Russian mob want it back. And after losing her job, Evelyn is flat broke. She sees her only way out is to sell her soul and body to make the next monthly payment.
The meeting between Venom and Evelyn is explosive, from almost the first moment Venom meets this mysterious lady he is hooked, and once he finds out she is his mate !! Then all bets are off, we are talking alpha male to the max, he wants to know all about Evelyn and how she came to be in the hotel.
There are a few other stories going on, but nothing to distract from the chemistry and the love building between the two main characters.
I've loved this series from the beginning, and I'm hoping Coreene has many more books for us to explore.
Lynn Worton
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly Addictive!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 28, 2015
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This is the fifth book in the Dragon Fury series. I absolutely loved it!

First off, I would like to say that I love the cover! Venom's eyes! *Sigh!*

I downloaded this book in both Kindle and audiobook format, as I have the other books in the series in this way too. This gives me the opportunity to either read or listen to the story, depending on my mood. The audio book is narrated by Cole Ferguson, who does a wonderful job in bringing the characters to life. I must admit I was a little disappointed that Benjamin L. Darcie was no longer narrating the books, but Cole Ferguson's voice sounded just as sexy, so all in all, I wasn't disappointed for long!

Venom is a fantastic character. I have enjoyed getting to know this particular dragon. He has a multitude of layers that get peeled back and revealed as the story progresses. This made me even more intrigued with him, as he has a few secrets that I never would have guessed, and a vulnerability that surprised me, as he struck me as a very confident man who is not afraid of much. That is, until he meets Evelyn Foxe.

Evelyn (Evie) Foxe is also a wonderful character. I liked her very much. She is normally an emotionally strong woman, who usually knows what she wants and goes for it, but now she's desperate. She is a forensic accountant, who has had the rug pulled out from under her feet and is struggling to find a job, and keep a Russian mobster off her back. Can Venom be her ticket out of the situation she finds herself in? Or will she be in more danger?

I have been eagerly waiting for the release of this book for some time. It was well worth the wait! I started to listen to the story and was quickly hooked. I have become totally addicted to this series! The story, in a way, continues on from Fury of Desire. There is a definite story arc beginning to appear and gather pace, as this story is told through several points of view and not just Venom's and Evie's.

All of the dragons from the Night Fury pack are worried about Gage and Hadar, who have gone missing in Prague. These two dragons have not featured much in the story up until now, but as the story arc opens up and the reader gets to see what is happening in Prague, they suddenly become extremely important. There's some seriously sick things happening in that part of the world, and Gage and Hadar find themselves in serious danger. I know it sounds a bit strange, but I really enjoyed their story, even though it's not very nice. There is lots of violence and danger, but these two are a force to be reckoned with. I must admit that Nian is not too shabby himself!
Back in Seattle, Ivar is waiting for results on his experiment, but even he is shocked at the results. Venom and Evie's romance is fraught with excitement and danger. However, I felt their story, although integral to the plot, got a little sidelined due to the larger story arc. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but if you compare the first story to this one, they have less page time together than Bastian and Myst. But, it makes a nice change to have an interracial coupling. I haven't read many books where this occurs, and it brings a different dimension to the story. It also makes me wonder about Sloan's story. Will we ever get to read it one day? I hope so. I reached the end of the story and though it doesn't end on a cliffhanger, it made me look forward to reading/listening to the next book in the series as soon as possible. I just hope I don't have to wait as long for it though!

Coreene Callahan has written another fantastic paranormal romance. She is fast becoming one of my favourite authors to read. Her books are fast paced, exciting and extremely addictive! I love her writing style and the flow is absolutely wonderful!

Due to the use of bad language and the explicit sexual scenes, I do not recommend this book for younger readers. However, I highly recommend this book if you love erotic paranormal romances or books with sexy dragon shifters! - Lynn Worton

Late Harvest: Tangled Vines Book 5

Twenty-nine years ago, the Alpha of Paris tore her from my arms. Today, I’m going claim what’s mine.

Charlotte Beaufort’s origin pack plans to use her as a pawn in their power play. Daniel Lawson, the dashing intelligence agent at the American Embassy in Paris is her fated mate.

Char makes a deal with two of the most powerful Alphas in wolfen society—her uncle and the Alpha of Paris in exchange for Daniel’s life. When Char learns she is pregnant with Daniel’s child, her mate adopts the boy as his own. Many years later when Hunters kill her mate, Daniel knows it is time to reclaim his fated mate and his family.

It was long past time he went to collect them…

The Reviews!

5.0 out of 5 stars OMG 😁
Reviewed in the United States on September 10, 2021
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This was so good. I am not going to lie a few times I was close to tears. To be separated from your fated mate for so long. Delta thank you for using a older she-Wolf in your book. Notice I said older not old. Reading about Char makes me feel young. Daniel was a very patient and loving mate all those years and he never lost hope. This was truly a great read. I enjoyed The Tangled Vines Series very much. Great job Delta James.
Donna L
4.0 out of 5 stars Lovers Reunited
Reviewed in the United States on September 9, 2021
This was the most emotional of all of the books in this series for me when fated mates
were torn apart without a thought for their happiness. I admired Charlotte’s resilience
and the length she went through to keep her fated mate plus her son safe. Daniel never
gave up on a future with Char and his son. He had no choice but to let them go, but
nothing was stopping him from claiming Char now that she was free from a loveless
marriage. Char tried to resist Daniel, but he was like a wildfire that threatened to
consume her. Char realized that Daniel and Raphaêl were as different as night and day.
Daniel respected her opinions while Raphaêl had been harsh and demanding, but she
was not prepared to be vulnerable again.

This was an entertaining story filled with action, danger, sizzling sex scenes, and just the
right amount of spankings. I enjoyed the inclusions of the characters from previous books.
The women continued to defy their men and wreck damage on their enemies. At the core
of it this was a true love story.
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Patricia Hoffstaetter
5.0 out of 5 stars A entertaining shifter romance
Reviewed in the United States on September 9, 2021
It was a pleasure to read this suspenseful second-chance shifter romance & it will definitely capture the reader’s attention. The plot is well-written & has extremely good world building, with intense, emotional scenes. The main characters have interesting back-stories and one of them (a alpha male wolf, Daniel) was absolutely determined & stopped at nothing in order to finally claim his mate (Charlotte aka Char)
There is: wolf shifters, hunters, action, adventure, fated mates, twists & turns, intrigue, suspense, family/pack issues, deceit, betrayal, conspiracies, blackmail, vengeful feelings, conflict, danger, threats, retribution, defiance, discipline, spankings, domination/submission, contentment, steamy scenes, love & a well-deserved, satisfying conclusion for this couple. I honestly enjoyed reading this shifter romance & would recommend this shifter romance & the series to people who enjoy reading this genre.
“I received a complimentary copy, and this is my honest & voluntary opinion”

Fury of Fate (Dragonfury Bad Boys Shifter Series Book 1)

Did you ever wonder about Ivan? The how and why of his story? This novella gives us all a more intimate glimpse into his thinking. I thoroughly loved the “peek behind the curtain.”

She’s determined to try something new…Sasha Cooper is a woman on a mission. Determined to let loose and live a little, she takes her best friend’s advice and embarks on a night of passion with a complete stranger. No regrets in the morning. No looking back either. But when the one she chooses turns out to be a Dragonkind warrior, Sasha knows she’s in trouble—and that the man she believed was a dream come true could end up being her worst nightmare.

He never intended to get involved…Ivar, leader of a rogue faction of Dragonkind, isn’t a pushover. So when a noisy neighbor jeopardizes the security of his secret lair, he decides to take care of the problem once and for all. Little does he know banging on Sasha’s door will send him on a passionate odyssey unlike any he’s ever experienced. But when the night takes a deadly turn, he’s left little choice—escape from the woman who possesses the power to kill him, or die trying

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5.0 out of 5 stars More please
Reviewed in the United States on July 19, 2021
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Ivar is a villain no doubt. It’s almost impossible for him to be redeemed, but this story makes me want more. We have had snippets into his mind before, but didn’t see him coming around. I can see it now. I read this when it first came out and just reread it now that I’ve jumped back into the series. I’m going to be honest, I read a lot of dark romance, so an Ivar and Sasha book would be right up my alley. I’m hoping CC has something planned for these two. I’d be disappointed if she didn’t. I have hope with the villains series.
	Sahar's Beaded Creations
4.0 out of 5 stars Quick, Steamy, Paranormal Read
Reviewed in the United States on August 10, 2021
Sasha is not in the habit of letting strange men into her house, but this night will be different. When Ivar decides to protect his secret hideout and get his neighbor to be quiet, he has no idea that he is about to have the wildest night of his life. Ivar is no ordinary man; he is a dragon. At the end, he gets the surprise of his life. If you like quick, steamy, paranormal reads, you might enjoy this story. At the end, I wanted more. Sasha and Ivar have more to tell us. Their story is not complete. I hope the author gives us a more detailed glimpse into Sasha and Ivar’s lives. I want them to have more than a one-night stand.

Untamed: Ghost Cat Canyon Book 2

Cade has a mystery to solve and a mate to claim

Cade Waverly, a retired Delta Forces commander, is having a bad day. His father, Cyrus, has been murdered, which is probably the highlight of his morning. The secret he is keeping from Trey is the real cause of his bad mood.

Trey Mitchell’s day isn’t much better. She’s been ordered to investigate Cyrus’s death. The list of suspects is long and includes the love of her life—Cade as well as his brothers and Cyrus’s trophy wife. All of them had a reason to kill Cyrus and the only witnesses aren’t talking.

Secrets abound in Appaloosa County. Will separating truth from lie and fact from fantasy, force Cade and Trey apart or bind them one to the other for this life… and all the lives to come?

The Reviews!

4.0 out of 5 stars Good mystery, but cliffhanger
Reviewed in the United States on June 4, 2021
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Delta James' newest series is heavy on the mystery, sex, and as usual, arrogant, demanding alpha males. Both Untamed and Determined end on cliffhangers, so if you are not a fan, you might want to wait until the entire series is complete. Overall, I enjoyed this story. Cade isn't as arrogantly demanding as many of James' other males leads, but he often does take choices away from Trey. While he "allows" her to continue her career, he is overly protective and doesn't always treat her like the capable woman she is. I do wish Trey would have stood up to Cade more often, but like most of the female characters that James' writes, she is too often overcome with lust.

A really good and interesting story overall, but ridiculous with the amount of sex scenes (I started skimming over them after the 4th - 5th one). Example - Trey encounters a life and death situation while finding out about Cade's true nature, and they immediately have wild sex out on the mesa! Really??? A lead investigator/Former FBI agent would NOT act this way! A bit more realism in reference to relationships would be great! Especially a character finding out her man is an animal shifter!
Irene Talbert
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT START TO A NEW SERIES....
Reviewed in the United States on May 31, 2021
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This is the first book in a new series called Ghost Cat Canyon. It's a fast-paced and continuation from the prequel, Determined, that will keep you engaged from start to finish. Warning: this book does end on a cliffhanger! There's action, adventure, drama, danger, suspense, twist/turns, enemies, survival, intrigue, humor, mystery/secrets, surprises, family, friends/friendships, anger, fear, pain, conflict, resolution, confusion, confidence, strength, courage, stubbornness, struggles, tension, arrogance, doubts, turmoil (emotional), murder, complications, death, evil, violence, confrontations, jealousy, contentment, possessiveness, acceptance, protection, frustration, determination, happiness, romance, passion/lust and love.
In this part of the story, the h and H are investigating several murders, including the murder of the H father and also the death of his mother ten years ago.
Read to find out what happens. I voluntarily reviewed this book and this review is my own opinion.
Sue T.
5.0 out of 5 stars Love, love, love this new series!!
Reviewed in the United States on May 28, 2021
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Cade and Trey are my new sizzling power couple! Both are strong in their own right, but together they are explosive. The back story is exciting and suspenseful, and I can’t wait to see where the author takes us. My favorite series are those where each book is complete as far as the main characters are concerned but the overarching story leaves questions that need to be answered in subsequent releases (love me some suspense and intrigue). But what makes this author special is that we, as readers, are compelled to continue not just for the storyline but to see what happens in the lives of favorite supporting characters. I thought her alpha wolves were hot, but her mountain lions have prowled their way and sunk their barbs into my imagination. Fabulous start to what promises to be a fantastic series.
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome!
Reviewed in the United States on June 1, 2021
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Fast paced story, no filler. Excellent characters. You can tell the two main characters had a past and have moved past it, well, sort of. The sex is hot, explicit and definitely D / s. There is a lot of spanking but it is the erotic kind and very well done. The story is excellent, you won't find out who the murderer is or the reason for the murder in this book but it does set an excellent stage with many twists and turns.

Fury of Desire (Dragonfury Book 4)

Of all of the warriors in the Nightfury pack, none is more complicated or more damaged than Wick. Emotionally scarred from a childhood of slavery and torture, Wick can barely stand the touch of another person. But all bets are off when he meets newcomer J.J. Solares. When J.J. is unjustly imprisoned, Wick agrees to help rescue and return her to the family fold. But Wick lives a life of self-imposed isolation, even among his beloved brothers in arms. Venturing into the world to seek justice for J.J. may be more than he can bear.

Meanwhile J.J. fights for her life at the hands of brutal prison guard Griggs. When she winds up in the hospital she sees no hope for things getting better. But events take a dramatic turn when she and Wick encounter each other. The connection they share is unlike anything either has felt before. J.J. believes she is hallucinating when she sees the majestic dark-haired god sweep in to save her, and Wick is shaken to his core by the attraction he feels for J.J. For the first time in his life, he finds himself wanting to get close to a woman.

After J.J.’s rescue, the two retire to Wick’s mountain home, where J.J. recovers from physical injury while attempting to help Wick recover from his emotional ones. But neither is out of harm’s way yet. And when they find themselves in the center of a Dragonkind war, they are forced to make the ultimate choice between surrendering to their fears or each other’s love.

The Reviews!

Colorado girl
5.0 out of 5 stars My favorite in the series
Reviewed in the United States on February 22, 2016
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I have read the entire Dragonfury series and I liked this book the best of all, although the short story Fury of Fate was exceptional (one of the best short stories I've read in a very long time, regardless of genre). I think Fury of Desire is well written, has a good story line that keeps expanding and making me wish she would write more Dragonfury books. Please Ms. Callahan! I'm dying to know what happens with the Metallics and the Archguard... and what about Scotland? Keep in mind this is not a Pulitzer Prize winner I had to slog my way through so I could tell my friends I read it. (I hope the author doesn't find this comment to be a slur, it was not meant that way.) I slogged my way through a lot of books in college, now I prefer to enjoy what I read without pretense. But wow have I read some just awful writing thanks to my Prime membership and Kindle Unlimited- someone needs to vet this stuff!! Seriously makes me question the difficulty of getting published. The Dragonfury series on the other hand is a very good read. I was thrilled to find it.

Highly recommend you read the other three books first, in order. You could read this as a stand alone, she's good at dropping hints and explaining things that happened in the previous books. But I think you get more out of the book having read the series in order. The book is a modern, urban setting- refreshing given all of the medieval period dragon romances. I personally really enjoy the characters, I find the guys funny, bordering on hilarious, charming and very... manly.The women are all right but let's face it, I don't read PNR for the chicks. Although I do like JJ, her character is a bit underdeveloped (I bet the author knows we don't read these for the chicks either). She uses military-styled language and terms, the usage is spot on (never read a series before that actually used H&K or Sig). I think it adds to the flavor of the story and it's characters.

I liked the series so much I've read it multiple times (yep the whole thing) just hoping she'll write another one.
4.0 out of 5 stars The healing touch of 'Desire' for Wick and his also damaged mate
Reviewed in the United States on February 21, 2014
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Fury of Desire turned out to be my favorite of the series so far. The emotionally damaged dragon shifter, Wick, starts out such a mess that he can barely feed - the trauma from a childhood of slavery and torture have left him unable to bear to be touched. All though he is incredibly antisocial, even with his Dragon brethren, he is fiercely loyal. And even though he sees himself as an irredeemable killer, he has hidden depths and an artist's soul. But it is his loyalty and honor, which make him feel that he has a debt to repay and to that end he is determined to rescue JJ, the sister to a mate of one of his comrades. JJ has her own scarred past and little does Wick release that fate has found him a kindred spirit, one he feels unworthy to claim - but one he cannot resist.

I always have an bit of an issue with this series due to the BDBspeak (black dagger brotherhood), so it takes me a bit to get past that and get into the story, but the vulnerability of these two damaged souls and JJ's willingness to go after what she wants despite her fears - and to get Wick to accept that even though he feels she deserves more than he can give than he should just try to be what she deserves - really made the story for me.

There are some interesting things going on in the background ARC (and some horrible ones too - the villains are just so black hat evil) and add in some male bonding moments from the rest of Wick's brother dragons to round things out and I am looking forward to the next book.
4.0 out of 5 stars Much better than the first three books.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 23, 2017
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Ah, this one was much better than the previous books. The romance was sweeter with Wick’s (aka Zsadist from BDB) turn to find his mate and with Jamieson injured and in a cast, she wasn’t going to leave the lair for self-centred reasons and put everyone else in danger. (Myst and Tania in books 1 and 3).
Also, the theme of the series has taken an intriguing turn with the links to Prague, so much so that I couldn’t put the book down at times, I needed to see what happened next.
I still have issues with the series -why have the magic portal to keep the enemy out of the lair when they can go around the back and walk in the French doors?
Why take severely injured dragons and mates through the portal when they can go around the back?
What do the humans think when their buildings etc are trashed during a fight between cloaked dragons - are they all stupid?
Why don’t the dragons use mobile phones to communicate with their Metallics in Prague or anywhere else for that matter?
Too many unanswered questions.
Sonia Ferreira
4.0 out of 5 stars The best so far
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 9, 2014
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This must be the most captivating book so far. All the previous books were captivating but this one had more action and the main couple was so much better.

JJ, Tania's sister is in the hospital after being brutally assaulted in prison. Wick, the most dangerous Nightfury wants to get her from there and prison, in retribution to Mac's helping his friend Venom. When getting her from the hospital, the Nightfuries, meet a new and intriguing character, dragonkin too, that is trying also to get JJ out of the hospital. From here the action is non-stop until the end of the book.

We also get to see a little more of what's going on at Prague; unfortunatelly, it was very little and that part ends with a cliffhanger that's killing me!

JJ and Wick are 2 very damaged people, they don't trust easily, but the attraction between them is so strong and irresistable making this the most sweet and perfect couple.

Determined: Ghost Cat Canyon

An ancient tale tells of a powerful shifter who loses his heart to a human.
Their love is doomed by a father who disapproves.
Is the curse still alive and well?

Cade Waverly is a decorated member of Delta Force. He has come back to his small town in the Idaho Panhandle to lay his mother to rest.

Trey Mitchell is the self-assured girl next door who has loved him for as long as she can remember.

After a night of secret and undeniable passion, Cade leaves her sleeping in order to return to his unit and to keep her safe from the dangers that lurk everywhere in Looking Glass Falls.

When their paths cross in the Capitol, will Cade and Trey find the courage to face down the evil that kept them apart?

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Reviewed in the United States on May 19, 2021
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The prequel to set up this series did a fantastic job of introducing the main characters featured in the following four books. These are the sons of Hannah Waverly, Cade, Cash, Cole, and Clay, who will each have their own story. But this prequel starts sad, with Hannah's death, the reading of her will, and the responsibilities of her sons. The series is a paranormal shifter with steamy heat and power exchange.

Cade Waverly is with Delta Forces and only in town long enough for the funeral, and then he must leave on another mission—that is his life. He is the oldest of the sons. The Waverly sons have secrets—they are mountain lion shifters. While they can mate with a human, and their offspring would be full-blooded, his mate would not. Cade has known that Trey was his—but right now, it isn't the right time.

"He'd known Trey was his bonded spirit—the one to make him complete in each of his nine lives."

Teresa 'Trey' Mitchell has always had a thing for Cade, but he usually is away. After the funeral, she will invite him back to her place where they have a night of passion—and then he is gone.

Fast forward ten years and Cade is leaving the military and is ready to track down Trey, a Special Agent with the FBI. What a shock when he decides to shift and take a run off the Appalachian Trail and overhears a group of men and their intent for a female. Even crazier, it is Trey, and she isn't armed. He will rescue her and keep her safe until law enforcement arrives. Now, it is time for this big kitty to go after his girl.

The story is the beginning of Cade and Trey's relationship, where she will discover that he is a dominant man who means business. He respects her job and knows how impressive it is that she has climbed the ladder within the FBI, but she is his, and that comes first. He will find out where she will be—meets her and takes her back to his motel where they reconnect.

"If this was insanity, then, by all means, let crazy rule."

The story is full of action, adventure, mystery, suspense, passion, romance with a dominant man and a woman who loves him enough to acquiesce and submit. Now, it is time for them to start their life away from the rat race and back in Idaho. The following story will be more on Cade and Trey in Untamed.

"When my life is over, I want to know I spent it with you."
Intel Chicky Reads Romance
4.0 out of 5 stars Prequel to the series
Reviewed in the United States on May 20, 2021
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This book was actually a prequel for the next, which was not clear when I started reading it. The story was a bit disjointed, jumping a bit from scene to scene, making me feel a bit lost at times. I really enjoyed both the characters as well as the overall storyline, just wish it flowed a bit easier. I have a feeling this prequel could've easily been added to the next book for an overall more enjoyable experience.
5.0 out of 5 stars Love to last a lifetime
Reviewed in the United States on May 18, 2021
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I loved this story. It was spicy and sexy and a little bit angsty. Cades mother had passed, he and his brothers inherited most of her holdings, the father the main stretch. He couldn’t sell it, only lease it. The brothers were not very happy with that. Just as things were heating up the father fell off his horse. What happened? You need to read the rest of the story, can’t wait to read the rest of this exciting series.
Rhonda Hicks
5.0 out of 5 stars I'm hooked!!
Reviewed in the United States on July 1, 2021
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WHEW! 'Determined' is the first book in Delta James's "Ghost Cat Canyon" series and what an exhilarating storyline she has provided. She's painted a picture of the landscape that is the backdrop of the movie that plays out in my mind as I'm reading. Hannah Waverly, the mother of Cade, Cash, Cole, and Clay, has been murdered. We experience the set of events and know what happened but we're left with the mystery of who did it. Was it her abusive, soon-to-be ex-husband Cyrus or perhaps Lorna, the woman who was sent to them in hopes of finding a mate? We do meet Cade and Teresa, aka Trey. Cade, like the rest of his brothers, is a mountain lion shifter and Trey is his fated mate or soul bond. Even with Fate playing a hand sometimes there needs to be a second chance at things and these two have definitely proved that theory. With action, adventure, mystery, suspense, passion, domestic discipline, this was definitely a great way to begin a series. I'm hooked!!
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