A Fang in the Sass: Sassy Ever After Book 6

Aria Valderi is a day walker, a vampire that can walk in the sun. Being a descendant of the original queen of the vampires has its perks, but finding out her mate is a wolf shifter isn’t one of them. He’s insufferable, bossy, and too damn sexy for his own good. 

Trevan Stone knows Aria is his. Unfortunately, his tough little vamp has been wreaking all kinds of havoc and now too many people want her dead. It’s going to take more than Trevan can do as a shifter to protect his woman.

Trevan has a secret. One that could put an end to their future together, but it’s not nearly as big as the one her people have, which could end the future of the entire clan. If he can save her from the vampire council that wants her destroyed, there might be a chance for them to work through their issues. But saving her means giving up the reason for his existence, the drive that has pushed him for the last eighty years.

This was such a great continuation of the story. I loved this couple. It may not seem like it, but I thought they fit together well. Wonder if the author plans to add more?

The Reviews!

No Genre Left Behind
4.0 out of 5 stars A Fang in the Sass
Reviewed in the United States on September 11, 2016
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This is actually the first in the Sassy Mates series that I've read. I would recommend starting from the beginning, there were a few things I had to catch up on that I assume happened in previous books (I bet they're fantastic). That being said, this was still an amazing romance story that was exciting and hard to put down.

Aria and Trevan have met in a previous story, but they are both experiencing some denial when it comes to their attraction to each other. Partly because they are different species and neither one of them seem to really like the other. But fate has other ideas, because their worlds are about to collide in a spectacular way. And even their past seems to be drawing the together in a strange twisted way.

Aria is wrapped in defending herself to the vampire council for killing a human blood slave trader. But treachery from within her clan has the council believing it to be murder. As she tries to put together the proof to show her actions justified, the whole things keeps getting bigger and bigger. The trade is larger than she ever knew.

There's a few epic fight scenes - which are hard to find in a romance - and they are done just right. Aria is a strong woman, but also realizes that it's OK to rely on friends and allies to help her out, that she can't do it all by herself. This was a very beautiful love story with forgiveness, trust, and respect becoming the backbone of their future.
Nicole H. Vela
5.0 out of 5 stars Mate of my heart!
Reviewed in the United States on August 20, 2016
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Aria is anicent as she is beauty and beloved by her coven. Although her nemesis are seeking her destruction. She is also experiencing some baby fever, seeing her friends makes her long for it. Her first choice is her bloodmate Trevan.
Trevan Stone- equally handsome in his wn right, he hs scented his mate. Aside from that was his need for vengeance, on the perpetrators who killed his pack. The only cavit... his mate is also the enemy.
When they are together they burn the brightest... the passion and lust its all consuming. Together they are formidable, but when they ae threatened.. they are fiercely protective of each other. Lies are revealed and secrets long buried come to the surface. This is not your typical paranormal/supernatural romance. This is Milly Taiden at her best.. raw and uninhibited. The excitement revolving around this new world is just the beginning!! If you loved the family..love,drama and adventure hold on to your hat your in for the ride of your life!! A Sassy World. Milly Taiden is an author who mesmerizes, tantalizes and creates new and extraordinary characters and opens new worlds to us the reader. Is there anyting she can do....
MonicaMartin41Top Contributor: Fantasy Books
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5.0 out of 5 stars anyways I love this series and this wasn't any different
Reviewed in the United States on October 25, 2016
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I finally got around to reading this book. Unfortunately, I am so busy I cant read new releases right away....*sob*. Ha...anyways I love this series and this wasn't any different. Loved it. I've been waiting to read Aria's story for awhile. Trevan...holy hotness! They are mates but have sorta been avoiding each other a little bit. She's a Vampire Queenish and he's a werewolf. Secrets of the past will either drive them apart or pull them closer. Aria is afraid for her mate and wants to protect him. He's beyond pissed when she sends him away after they first get together. Trevan being a smart wolf understands and goes and does his own investigation about the disappearing people and Aria's wanting to bring her clans into the 21st century. Not to feed on humans anymore so they can walk in the sun like she can and change is never easy or accepted. She's also in trouble with the Council and trying to clear her name at the same time proves troublesome. As powerful as Aria is she sorta gets humbled after she gets her butt kicked and Trevan saves her life. 🙂 Its a great story and all is revealed and I sorta want to see how Alain fairs and Roan but I dont know if we will get any stories about them.
Lourin Top Contributor: Baby
5.0 out of 5 stars Hot, Sexy, and Steamy! Don't hesitate to pick this one up!
Reviewed in the United States on September 10, 2016
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In Milly Taiden's Sassy Mates we got to meed Aria and Trevan in the final book.

Aria is a day walker. She's one of the few blood borns and is considered queen of the clans. After taking care of Filip and his followers she's trying to ensure the rest of the South clan is clean and living by the rules set by her grandfather. But her only problem isn't just the clan problems, there's someone trying to finish the job of ending the Valderi line once and for all, and a mate that she has left unclaimed.

**"If you tell anyone, I'll make sure you remain soft for a long time before I make you hard again."**

Trevan has spent the last 80 years bent on revenge against the vampires who killed his pack. But finding out a vampire is his mate changes his mission in life. Now his mission is to claim and protect his mate at all costs, even when she doesn't think she needs the help.

**"And keep your smells to yourself too. I don't want to breathe in your-...Desire for her, passion to strip her naked and play hide the cannoli?"**

I absolutely love Aria and Trevan! Hot wolf mate and sexy curvy vampire mate you can't go wrong. It also doesn't hurt that there are extremely hot, melt your panties off sex!

Fighting for her Mate: Sassy Mates Book 5

Ellie Wolfe has watched her family fight for love and justice. She’s watched the man she loves battle to get his land and his people back. Now, she’s done watching. She will fight for the chance at love and a happily ever after.

Caleb Rahound has been waiting for the right time to bring his uncle to his knees and retake the alpha position rightly his. With his uncle’s plan to hurt the mates, kidnap the babies, and take over the Wolfe pack, he’s got to step up and take charge. Even if that means pushing his mate aside to ensure her safety.

With the help of vampires, rogue wolves, and his friends, Caleb will make a stand and finally try to remove the man destroying his pack. Only the strongest will survive. But Ellie isn’t about to stand by and let her mate fight alone. When the need arises, she’s willing and ready to fight for her mate.

There were so many time I wanted to laugh with this one. Especially that poor guy with the babies. That was so funny.

The Reviews!

MonicaMartin41Top Contributor: Fantasy Books
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5.0 out of 5 stars Ellie and Caleb...yay!
Reviewed in the United States on May 15, 2016
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It feels like forever since the last book. We've been waiting a long time for Ellie and Caleb's story. I wasn't disappointed! I laughed and cried and got a few surprises! You know...I almost feel bad for Ray...almost. Take someone who doesn't know a thing about babies and throw him in with 3 triplets who can now shift into cubs. Still though he did kidnap them but they literally drove him nuts. I'm thinking mental institution. 🙂 Oh...lets not forget Tristan giving his sons' and son-in-law advice about what our words "fine" or "nothing" means among other phrases us women use. They were writing it down in their smart phones. Ha. On a serious note I know Caleb made the wrong choice in keeping Ellie, his mate and wife out of the pack politics. I understand his reasoning and so does Ellie. Even Caleb realized at the end he should have included her. An alpha is stronger wiht his mate. I love how she never gave up and she was more or less putting her foot down and helping him no matter what. Now, we learn some really horrific things and I wont give that away. Just know that Rocco's reign is over.

Technically she could just wrap the series and end it here. However, I know a lot of us would like to know what will happen with Aria and Travon and lets not forget Lettie, Nicole's sister. She could do a whole other series with those about the vampire covens or add it to the Sassy Mates series. Lettie is from the Las Vegas area so perhaps a different series or something for her. I am anxious to find out!
Nicole H. Vela
5.0 out of 5 stars Stand by your Wolf..
Reviewed in the United States on May 13, 2016
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Ellie Wolf , fiercely loyal, sexy ,sassy and little sister to the Wolfe boys. She has known her destined mate was Caleb Rahound. But with all the danger that surrounds them,she just had to wait in the wings. But NO! Not Ellie-
Caleb Rahound, was a man on a mission to reclaim his pack and keep one feisty woman safe , boy is that a taxing job . First he had to dispense with his uncle's tyranny – topping Rocco at all cost.
The mystery of Caleb's father's death is addressed. What's more the entire family is not safe .we are catching up with Aria and the ancients (vampires). We see Ellie come into her own. Repercussions threaten couples, tensions are rising.. As the time goes on the Wolfe family realizes the boys are born alphas and Ellie prove she is every bit the alpha female and alphas mate. It's time to leave to forge new lives. Doors open and close but we once again brought into one of the best series out there, Milly Taiden continues to delight and enchant us with her stories. Sassy Mates,shows us the ultimate family dynamics,what you would to for family and pack. It is one of the most endearing and sexsational series Milly has done. First rate writing,the level of creativity is unsurpassed. More possibilities,this is a five star read, I highly recommend this to anyone looking for a fabulous series.
Close Encounters with the Night Kind
5.0 out of 5 stars A fight worth loving!!!!
Reviewed in the United States on May 13, 2016
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Sometimes even knowing your mate doesn't guarantee a smooth transition. Growing up Ellie knew Caleb was hers but life and challenges are destined to seperate these two lovepups....literally. Caleb is uprooted from his rightful station by his uncle. The pack deteriorates into its own chaotic mess. Can Ellie help him right his family? Still yet...will Caleb allow her?

The journey for these two isn't an easy one. It's full of challenges and fights...upside and downs....love and loss. Every element needed to make this story the rocking sassy adventure it is!

Milly never disappoints and always chalks a book full of thrills (in and out of the bedroom)! Another hot and completely satisfying read from the mistress of sexiness! I went to sleep completely satisfied from the exquisite journey I went on!! I cannot wait for the next book!!
Yvonne D
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a must read LOL and so hard I had to wipe my eyes
Reviewed in the United States on May 18, 2016
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Fighting for her Mate
Shape Shifter Paranormal Romance Sassy Mates Book 5
by Milly Taiden
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
I have never enjoyed reading a book so much. The storyline is Magnificent. The dialogue is hilarious, scorching hot and make you laugh so hard that my husband wanted to know what was I reading. Milly Taiden a master at writing. I wanted to tell every reader I know that you just have to read this book. Milly is so creative, talented and entertaining. This is one of the best addition to a series I have read. There is a scene that made me laugh so hard I cried. I know if you have read any of Milly's books then you know she is one of the best storyteller's you have read. Her books are fast pace, funny, a great flow and well written. I was so excited to read book 5 Fighting for her mate. If you haven't read the other four books in this series you should you will enjoy them. I must copy of a small part of the book for you to laugh about the Wolf son are mated but only Nath and Karla have triplets. I have to say if you don't think this is Brilliant you have never changed a baby diaper! HAHAHA

( This part was copied just to make you laugh )

Excerpts:
The critical moment was just ahead. The success or failure of Operation S***ty No More depended on his next move. Slowly, carefully, he lifted the front section of the diaper and pulled it away.
He saw the enemy. Ewww. S***. S*** was the enemy. Don’t throw up. Don’t throw up. Seconds mattered. Don’t throw up. He pulled the diaper up (don’t throw up) and into the trash bag with one sweeping motion. He quickly tied a knot in the bag and tossed it into the hallway. Enemy camp destroyed. Mission complete.
The first part of the operation had been a success. But the enemy clung to the baby’s skin. Ewww. Don’t throw up.
Ray shed the thick yellow gloves and turned the tub handles to get the right temperature of water. Removing the handheld nozzle for the showerhead, he pushed the knob to redirect the water flow from faucet to hose. A soft rain pattered over the tub’s drain. He aimed the hose toward the naked baby now giggling harder. It seemed the warm droplets tickled. The two others on the floor laughed probably because the infected body in the tub did.
After the enemy was washed away, he put the handheld head into its holder.

This is a must read and I didn't even tell you about Ellie and Caleb story but I know if you read the excerpt you will want to read this book just to fine about what happens to Ray and the babies. This is a Fantastic Read. If you are looking for a Spectacular paranormal book then you need to read this book and the entire series. You can't miss this awesome book or series! This is also a magnificent book to add to your TBR list. I'm felt so good about this series that I'm excited and anxious to read the next book this series. I highly recommend this book and series.

If you believe in the world of paranormal romance, the possibilities are endless and fascinating!

Sassy in Diapers: Sassy Ever After Book 4.3

Time to revisit Karla and Nate.

Karla Wolfe is scared. Motherhood is coming much faster than she can accept. The last thing she wants is to be a replica of her own mother. 

Nate Wolfe loves his mate unconditionally. Except, he’s not really sure what’s going on with her lately. His concern for her leads him to ask his family for help.

What comes next is hilarity, romance, love, tears and babies. Will Karla figure out motherhood or will she feel lonelier than ever?


The Reviews!

Annettepj
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this sassy set of mates and their complex issues of life and relationships
Reviewed in the United States on March 5, 2015
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I completely am in love with the family of shifters and their mates in this series! This short novella is just the ticket for continuing the tale of our Sexy Four and the family of wolf shifters.
Karla and Nate have just found out that they are expected TRIPLET cubs and Karla is in panic mode about all the decisions, planning and preparation involved. Still unsure what kind of a mother she will be, as her own was a complete absent failure in her own childhood, she is pushing Nate away and in denial as to the timeline she is facing down with their arrival soon approaching.
Kel, her brother conspires with the whole Wolfe Clan to make the dream nursery happen, the shopping in triplicate for all items needed in their early months of care and growth, and most importantly to assure Karla that she is not ALONE in this new chapter of her life. That she is loved, supported and Her Family will all be there to help her and Nate as they navigate a whole new, unexpected, world as parents.( x3)
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Vettech
5.0 out of 5 stars OH BABY BABY BABY.......
Reviewed in the United States on April 13, 2015
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A sweet addition to the Sassy Mates series.....Karla & Nate are about to become parents for the first time. The Wolfe family are readying to welcome the young couples triplets! Karla is feeling a bit overwhelmed with the thoughts of impending motherhood. Remembering her own mother a horrible mom is making Karla fear she'll be just as inadequate. Nate is worried about Karla's mood lately. Turns out his mate feel her larger size due to her pregnancy has made her less attractive to her sexy shifter....Nate reassures her she is a BBW and he adores his curvy mate!

I love this series and this was a nice side story!

The Mate Challenge: Sassy Mates Book 4

This was so enjoyable! I’m surprised 😲 I didn’t laugh out loud several times by the time I was done. It was that good

Emma Ferro wants nothing more than to accept Mason Wolfe’s offer to be his mate. He’s wild, sexy and can do things with his tongue that should be illegal. But Mason is also overwhelming her with his need to protect and keep her out of trouble. He needs to live and let live. It’s not like she’s killed anyone…yet. Until he learns she’s an independent woman, he’s going to stay waiting. 

Mason Wolfe has a problem of the short, sassy and curvy kind. Every time he leaves Emma alone, he knows she’s going to get into trouble. It’s getting to the point he’s ready to slap a tracker on her butt just to keep his sanity. He’s busy holding down the pack, helping with fighting new rogues and a secondary threat that’s come to town. 

When Emma goes searching for a missing girl, she finds a lot more going on in Blue Creek than even the biggest shifters are aware of. With the help of the least likely person, she’ll put herself on the line in order to save the ones she loves. Mason will have to find a way to help Emma or face losing her forever.

The Reviews!

Nicole H. Vela
5.0 out of 5 stars Bite me!
Reviewed in the United States on January 27, 2015
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Milly Taiden is a true artist/author(brilliant) to bring words and characters to life. The story has to be the most emotional of the series. Emma's past is visited brings out the the Kleenex. Gave the book 5 stars, the storyline and character development are superlative, not to mention, loved catching up with previous couples. There are many changes happening someone is wanting war . And some new and possibly friendly neighbors who will be joining the shifters. Emily Ferro, sexy, curvy , beautiful and extremely willful. When one of her students asks her for help, Emma decides it's time to explore and investigate . Not knowing the danger she's headed into-dives head first without weighing the consequences And with the help of a new friend no less. As her past haunts her, she finds the rush of danger exhilarating. She has placed herself in danger . And that doesn't sit well with a particular mutt. Can she be friends with a predator and keep her mate? Mason Wolfe has only wanted Emma( she is his mate and they're mated) however Emma hasn't taken to the change and she is playing detective with the supernatural. She could be killed and that would kill Mason. With more girls disappearing and the rogues are out for themselves. It's up to Emma and Mason along with their remaining pack to get down to the real issues as in who is kidnapping the girls? And sending them to slaughter, we are introduced to Aria, which is an amazing surprise. The book is just unbelievable,this has to be the best yet in the series,the introduction of supernatural only adds to it.The possibilities are limitless. Bravo to our smut queen yet another winner here
Bambi
5.0 out of 5 stars Simple wonderful oh these Wolfe men
Reviewed in the United States on January 27, 2015
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The steamy works of the awesome Milly Taiden is so captivating. I wait for each and every book to be released.
Sassy Mates is one of the best she has.
Aric and Jordan, Nate and Kayla, Nic and Jake to now Mason and Emma these Wolfe Men are something not to be missed.
The hot sex, dirty talk, and Alpha men are sure to be every woman's best dream. Milly's writing is something not to be missed.
Her whit and fast pace story lines are the best.

“Someone recently told me that she couldn't understand why I wanted to sleep with a dog.”
Nic blinked. “What did you say?”
“Nothing. What could I say? He hasn't given me rabies, fleas or ticks, so things are looking up.”

Mason Wolfe has know his mate for years and has taken his time waiting for her to understand and agree to be it in the whole since.
Even though she is always exactly where she shouldn't be and doing things to drive him and his wolf crazy he has no one he needs to protect more then her. He has banned her from his club and threatened all there friends and family to not tell her the trouble going on in the pack all to keep her safe. When he tracks her to a lair of Vampires he has had enough. This has to stop before his little human gets really hurt.

“Listen to me carefully. Your life means more to me than my own. I would give mine up in a second for you.” He frowned, the glow in his eyes dimming with a flash of pain. “Life wouldn't be worth living without you in it.”

Emma feel in love with Mason the minute they meet but he need to understand she is independent. She may only be human but she can shoot and wield a knife like no other. Since her loss of family that she has never gotten over her friends and the Wolfe family are all she has. When mason puts his foot down on everyone telling her things she feels so alone. When looking for a missing student she makes a new friend Aria the blood born Vampire and together they start trying to find out what is going on.

Can Mason accept the things that Emma needs to feel need?

Can they work through what holds Emma back form being his mate?

When they do Mate will Emma take to the Change Bite or Will she remain human?

With her Life on the line will Mason figure a way to help or let Aria make her a Vampire?

: Telling Mason she was his was the truth. She'd been his the moment he'd given her that unwanted but amazing kiss on their first meeting. No man had lived up to him ever since. none ever would."
	Luvsbookses
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful and Unique!
Reviewed in the United States on February 20, 2015
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She has done it again. This book is so good. I’ve read this author’s PDA series and the other sassy mates books and I can say for those wondering that this book was everything I wanted and more. I have expectations when I pick up one of these books. I want exciting plots that are never boring, pulse-pounding action, alpha males that take charge without ever coming off as abusive, and unique personalities that come alive and stay with you long after reading.
This book had all of the above, so I had to scramble over and write a review on it so no one misses out.
Emma is one of my favorite female characters of all time. Brave and stubborn, but with reasons that make sense. The author has a way of making you think one thing about a character and then turning it on its head when you realize you have misjudged them. It makes you think of how you may do that to people in real life. If we actually get to know people and their circumstances and why they are the way they are, we just might love them. That’s a powerful lesson to glean from a paranormal shifter novel. I think it's part of what makes this author an all-star.
But anyway, Emma was awesome. She’s strong and capable and yes, a little reckless, but what better way for us to see our super hot and powerful alpha getting all rawr protective of his woman?
Speaking of which…MASON. Ohhhhhh Mason. *Fans face*. I don't even know what to say there. *Blush*.
He's protective, persistent, a sexy powerhouse in the bedroom, a dirty talker who never goes over the top. Just a really, really hot male of the type that you'd like to have for your own. Borrowing him for a few hours is nice too. 😉 I was just so impressed at how he handled her stubbornness. He wanted so badly to protect her, but he knew he didn't have the right to control her. This was a true love story of two people giving each other the space and patience needed to build a relationship on the right foundations. And we readers got to enjoy the hot sexy smex in the meantime!
There is also a lot of action in this book that really got my heart-rate going! Eek! I mean, not over the top but just NEVER BORING. EVER. Always something happening, which I love in a book.
It’s a nice length, and if you’ve read the other books, you’ll have fun seeing some of the characters again. It never fails to put a smile on my face. But I think I was even more excited about some of the cool new characters we get to meet that were just awesome! I won’t spoil anything though, just saying this is one of her pretty action filled books, with a good bit of mystery, which I like.
But there were some really heart-warming and emotionally gripping moments that stayed with me long after I put the book down. These are the kinds of books I remember. I strongly recommend not passing this book up. Warning, it will make you want to go through her backlist and buy up the rest.
Nikki Lawson
5.0 out of 5 stars The Mate Challenge by Milly Taiden
Reviewed in the United States on January 31, 2015
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After being instrumental in getting all but one of her friends matched up and mated to the Wolfe brothers, Emma still is having a hard time excepting her own Wolfe brother Mason. Emma is very independent and due to the controlling nature of her military father, she unable to trust in a relationship with very overprotective Mason. Mason has already claimed Emma and is having a hard time getting her to except him and the mating. She drives him insane getting herself involved in dangerous situations trying to help her friends when she is still human and vulnerable and he's distracted trying to help the alpha of a neighboring pack save his pack from his evil uncle and the rogues he brought in to take over.
I love all the books in the Sassy Mates series, they are very funny and sexy but at the same time they are serious and deal with real relationship issues. All Emma wants is for Mason to love and except her as a independent woman, a partner to him, not coddle her like a child. All Mason wants is to love, cherish and protect the woman who is his life. After making a mistake that could cost him his mate, he finally sees he needs to trust in her ability to take care of herself and treat her like an equal, they work together to find who has been kidnapping teenage girls in their town and why. I love all of the books by Milly Taiden that I've read so far and you definitely can't go wrong reading the Sassy Mates series. I can't wait for the next one!!!

A Sassy Wedding: Sassy Mates Book 3.7

An Alpha and his BBW finally get their walk down the aisle…

Time to revisit Jordan and Aric.

With everyone in Vegas for a girl’s week, Jordan’s stress level goes through the roof with wedding plans, until Aric decides to take matters into his own hands.

Read about what he does to help Jordan with the wedding. And then, see what happens when Jordan comes face to face with her past.

The Reviews!

Nicole H. Vela
5.0 out of 5 stars Pressure
Reviewed in the United States on November 9, 2014
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This what I would call wedding cake, book 3.7..super short but I'm so invested in the series,I needed this book! Gave the book 5 stars, because I love weddings and sex and as short as this book is it ISN'T rushed. I love this series!This picks up literally where book 3 ended. Jordan has had her share of heartache, but her drop dead gorgeous mate will change all that.The pressures of planning a wedding are getting to Jordan, not to mention a ghost from her past rears its ugly head. Aric Wolfe loves his mate and he is most happy when she is, resolving her problems is what he strives to do.Can love heal old wounds?Can Jordan release the hurt and pain to embrace her future,a future with the man she loves?This isn't a book,but it's a beautiful compliment to a fabulous series! Bravo Milly!
Bambi
5.0 out of 5 stars To have and to mate
Reviewed in the United States on September 18, 2014
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Whats a girl to do hen the word wedding causes you to have stressed out panic attacks?

Jordan has had enough the more talk of this big wedding to the alpha's son Aric the more she knows she can't do it. She had wanted a family and few friends not the huge mess that it has no become. I few days left on there trip to Vegas why couldn't she do what Nic had done elope!

Aric is there on pack meetings and is shocked hen his fiancee calls saying I can't go through with this wedding! Not that i wont marry you. He decides to get the family to give her what she wants and surprise her.

This is a wonderful short story with a great way to pull all the books together it has wonderful lines and humor from the couples involed. i cant wait for book 4 in this amazing series.

cute lines from the book
“Minus her throwing herself at you drunk in front of the Elvis impersonator and trying to strip you naked so you could ‘hit that’.
Mason’s eyes widened, horrified. “What? What did I do to deserve this kind of punishment?”
“Aric Wolfe!” Barbara yelled. “We gave you some time to...talk. Get out of there so we can try to salvage her dress.
LourinTop Contributor: Baby
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect Wedding =)
Reviewed in the United States on April 23, 2016
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Why wait to get married when you're in Vegas?!?

With all the stress of planning a wedding and Jordan's OCD friend Emma taking over, Jordan has lost sight of what she really wanted out of the wedding. But lucky for Jordan she has friends and a hunky Alpha willing do to whatever necessary to make Jordan happy.

With old insecurities put to rest Jordan is ready to embrace the love of her mate and new family as well as the future.

This was cute short story and just what you need to break up the tension between problems surrounding the Rahound Pack.
Angela @ Angel's Guilty Pleasures
5.0 out of 5 stars A great short sweet read in the Sassy Mates series!
Reviewed in the United States on January 27, 2015
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~ 4.5 A Sassy Wedding Stars ~

A Sassy Wedding is a very short sweet read in the Sassy Mates series. You do need to have read Scent of a Mate at least before pick this one up.

A great read! Jordan and Aric, are mated and will be getting married, but the wedding is getting out of hand. Jordan wants it to be a family wedding, so Aric sets out to make her dream come true. Jordan also comes to terms with her family's past and learns that the family she has is the one that matters.

I loved this short sweet wedding story! Can’t wait for more in the Sassy Mates series.

Unexpectedly Mated: Sassy Mates Book 3

Great continuation of the story. Gotta love this group of friends. They stick together through thick and thin. Looking forward to reading more.

After years of lusting over Jake Wolfe, Nicole finally got a taste of the dirty-talking bad boy. During the scenting ceremony, he showed her how explosive things can be between them. But Nicole doesn’t do love. She doesn’t even know what love is. So how can she know if a relationship with Jake would be the right path to take?

Jake Wolfe wants Nic more than his next breath. She’s curvy, mouthy and so hot his blood boils just thinking of her. But Nic’s been keeping him at a distance. And Jake is tired of her games. One fateful trip to Sin City and all bets are off.

After a fun night of drinking, Nic wakes up married to Jake and with a second shifter wanting her for himself. She’ll have to finally face the feelings she has or shut them out forever. Their newly formed bond will either allow her to open her heart to love or leave Jake without a mate to call his own.

The Reviews!

Nicole H. Vela
5.0 out of 5 stars Undeniable
Reviewed in the United States on November 9, 2014
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Book 3 of sassy mates, is everything I could possibly want in a book, was laughing, crying and the pack dynamics(Nicole's horrible parents)is always a mystery to me, but loving the fact a family can embrace you no matter what!Gave the book 5 stars, the storyline is original and fresh and stays true to the series. Milly constantly amazes me, every series is different, sexually explicit as they are they are in no way trashy..highly addictive and mesmerizing all in one book! Nicole Acosta,has pined over and fantasized over one smoking hot wolf, he is virtually untouchable but the temptation is seductive and addicting! This club and his wayward heart has her retreating, it could never be..he is a womanizer and has many woman coming out of the woodwork! Nicole realizes she has never had love of a family or of a good man, will it ever change?Can this just be a show?He could never want her,could he? Jake Wolfe has lusted and dreamed of Nicole, the sexy smoking hot woman calls to the wolf.Everything about her has him turned on, he is ready, to claim and mate.But is it enough, to sustain a loving caring relationship, sex is sex but love? Jake is playing for keeps, and a trip to Sin City has him tearing down the wall around her heart.When stakes are high can these two bet on love and win?And when another wolf shows interest ,what will become of the lovers. We see a shewolf digging her claws, and protecting her own and finally releases the baggage! This book has hot sexy wolves, insatiable appetites and desires and everything that you can possibly think of in a fascinating,captivating series..it's a must-read read. Milly Taiden has her reads enchanted in another world!
Theresa Esterline
5.0 out of 5 stars Sometimes the best things in life are the unexpected surprises!
Reviewed in the United States on July 31, 2014
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The Sassy Mates are back again with a whole new twist this time! This is book 3 in the series, be sure to check out the first two before reading this one. So this books starts off at the same point as the first two, at the scenting ceremony. If you are like me and love Milly's hot and sexy starts, this one will not disappoint 😉 Then we fast forwards to a few months later, reminding us of what has happened to Jordan and Karla in the first two books before continuing on! Book 3 focuses on Jake and Nic, you can expect hot & sexy scenes, comic relief, frustration at the evil scum, and lack of communication - what more could you ask for! Nic has a very cold mother and step-father, who only are looking for fame and power, they never have shown Nic love so when she finally starts to feel something for Jake she is so confused! And now a bit about the story...

Jordan is worried about the plans for her upcoming wedding, after the attacks on her and Ellie she is nervous, and now she has to plan this gigantic wedding. Nic comes to the rescue with the idea of heading to Vegas for a girls only bachelorette party to take her mind off everything. It will also let her to see her sister too, she will unfortunately have to see her parents too, but what is one dinner in a long trip to Vegas? Especially after she gets smashed and pulls one of the standard Vegas tricks. Little does she know that trick is what will save her life and her heart!

Favorite passages:
- “My kids think there was some sort of miracle conception where they’re concerned.” She shrugged her shoulders and smiled at Kel. “If only they’d realize it took a lot of growling and spanking to actually get each of them.”
- “I’ll tell him that if he hopes to get any kind of a long lasting relationship with you he better do more than make your panties wet.”
- “You belong to me.” His evil smile grew wide. “You’ve been bought and paid for, little one.”
- “You got chocolate and coffee? I might let you seduce me all over again for some of that.”
- “Cut it out. You know you’re hot. All those tattoos can drive a woman wild in all kinds of ways. Let’s not forget the sexy ass.”
- Ellie shrugged. “You know what they say, whiskey gives you balls.” She passed him a shot. “Here, have one. Maybe then you’ll grow some too.”
Fran
5.0 out of 5 stars Milly Taiden delivers again with Unexpectedly Mated!
Reviewed in the United States on August 21, 2014
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Overall Rating: 4.5 Rockin’ ★★★★☆

From the moment that Nicole met Jake Wolfe’s eyes it was lust, love at first sight. For eight years it was the battle of the sexes between the two of them with neither one the winner until the night of the scent ceremony. Since the night when Jake had claimed her as his mate, eight weeks had passed and Nicole had done her best to avoid him. She looked at Jake as a player, a man-whore, someone that would never settle for one woman and only one woman. The fact that he owned a strip club that had women paying shifters to strip really set Nicole’s jealousy button off. Everything about him made her feel insure and the fact that he had not stated how he felt about her didn’t help at all! Did they even have a relationship?

Nicole was driving him insane! He had waited eight years before claiming her as his mate during the scenting ceremony and what good had it done? She still would not accept him and avoided him at all cost. He was delegated to watching her from a distance more or less like a stalker. When he heard that the girls were going to Vegas to get away and relax it sounded like a good idea until he got a call telling him that another man had approached his mate. Not in this lifetime, he had waited long enough and it was time to complete the mating!

Jake has his hands full convincing his stubborn mate to accept him. Can Nicole see beyond the surface and see the real Jake? Will the war that is brewing between some of the shifter factions pour over and drag them under? Read this action packed, sexy novel and discover the World of the Wolfe family and their feisty mates.

Hero –Jake Wolfe: 4.5 stars
Heroine –Nicole Acosta: 4.5 stars
Steam: 5 stars
Plot: 4.5 stars
Cliffhanger: No

Would I recommend this book: Yes! If you want to read about a strong Alpha female and a sexy hot Alpha male this book is definitely for you! This book is filled with romance, lust, hot sex and conflict between the Alpha male and a sassy female.

Would I recommend this author: Yes! I have read all of Ms. Taiden’s books and cannot wait until her next book hits the book shelves. She writes phenomenal paranormal romance!
MaryLou Hoffman
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5.0 out of 5 stars SASSY LOVE
Reviewed in the United States on February 24, 2015
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Title: UNEXPECTEDLY MATED
Series: Sassy Mates #3
Category /Genre: Paranormal Romance
Recommended for: 18+ due to sexual content
Received from: Amazon purchase
Grammar/editing: B – a few small errors

This is the third book in the Sassy Mates series. They do need to be read in order.

The first time Nicole met Jake, she was visiting her friend Ellie. She opened the wrong door and there he stood, naked and wet from the shower. Nic lusts for Jake. Jake knows that she is his mate, but Nic doesn’t understand how to love and Jake refuses commitment. Ah, but the social lubricant known as alcohol in the City of Sin leads these two down to the altar. When you get out of the way of your brain and let the heart lead, wonderful things can happen. Of course, some not so wonderful things can also happen and they will need to be handled.

Starting at the scenting ceremony once again, we are introduced to more of the personalities of Nicole and Jake. Their passion is smoking hot. Finding out about Nic’s family and the type of people they are, certainly does help to put her personality into perspective. I’m just glad that they hadn’t destroyed the fierce warrior that she is. She stands up for herself and I was cheering every step of the way.

In each of the previous books, I mentioned a theme. So, I will try with this one. In fact, I think there are two: ‘be true to yourself’ and ‘allow yourself to be happy.’

Milly Taiden never fails to deliver sassy, BBW girls and hot, alpha, protective men. I love this series. First there was Aric and Jordon. Then Nathan claimed Karla. Now Jake has finally gotten his Nicole down the aisle. Ellie has four brothers. Three have found and claimed their mates in spectacularly different ways. I can’t wait to see how Mason corrals his chosen sassy girl!

A Mate’s Bite: Sassy Mates Book 2

Mission: Don’t fall in love. After an explosive night of passion during a scenting ceremony, Karla Alves is sure she was just a one night stand for the man she’d been crushing on for years. She teased him and pleased him, and Nate hasn’t been around since. Her fear of becoming clingy kept her from risking her heart and asking for more than a few hours of skin sin.

Mission: Crack her walls. She. Is. His. Nathan Wolfe marked Karla. His mate. Deeply involved in pack politics, Nate has had to stay away. When his sister warns that Karla needs him more than he thinks, he’ll discover a bundle of secrets only his wolf can sniff out. But getting the woman he cares about to let down her guard may prove to be his undoing.

Mission: Embrace the bite With Karla’s wayward sister wreaking havoc and friends needing more of his time than ever, Nate will have to rearrange his priorities if he ever hopes to earn Karla’s trust. But will time with her be enough? Only true love and a wolf’s promise can hold together a relationship created with a bite, a scenting, and a hope for tomorrow.

His mother was too much. “Fine. Ask what you want to know then.”

“What’s going on here? I sense you and Karla aren’t where you should be for a pair ready to welcome some babies into the world.”

Wait, what? “What do you mean babies? I scented the change. Only heard one heartbeat. How did you come up with multiples?”

She sighed. “Son, you are—what do you young people call it? Oh yes, a noob. I know scents. I know babies. You’re having multiples.”

His heart stopped and he swallowed hard. “How many is multiple?”

Two or three. They’re very in sync, so it’s hard to say. But definitely more than one.”

Taiden, Milly. A Mate’s Bite: (BBW Paranormal Shape Shifter Romance) (Sassy Mates series Book 2). Latin Goddess Press. Kindle Edition.

The Reviews!

Eskimo PrincessAlisa (Jenkins)
5.0 out of 5 stars Must Read
Reviewed in the United States on January 12, 2014
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Once again Milly Taiden does it again. Fan-freaking-tastic book. Couldn't put it down, but I had to at times.
This is yet another hot and sexy book. This one focuses on Karla and Nate. But starts off at the scenting ceremony just like "Scent of a Mate".
The pack is still having troubles, but Nate makes time for Karla. Karla has had issues with men and family all her life, and has a hard time letting him in, but boy when she does its full blown!
Karla and Nate are hot! Nate is hot sexy wolf.
Loved this story of Nate and Karla. Not sure which book is my favorite. But I know my hubby loves when I read a book by Milly Taiden!
This book will get you hot, then angry and ready to shift and tear someone apart. This author really tells a story that you get into and feel everything the characters do. When Karla's sister was confronting her, I felt Karla's guilt and rage I also felt Jordon's rage and wanted to be the one holding Kass up against the wall threatening her!!! I felt Karla's fear when they were threatened.

The only girls in the "group" that we really see in this book are Jordan and Karla. Ellie, Emma and Nicole are mentioned but not present.
Highly recommend you read and take this journey to know more about the Wolfe family and meet Karla.
Penelope Anne Bartotto
4.0 out of 5 stars Double Review -- Sassy Mates Bite! Nicely!
Reviewed in the United States on February 26, 2014
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I want to preface the following reviews by saying that I am not a true fan of erotica, I find that it can often get coarse and lapse into unnecessary description of the act of sex, without touching on any romance or emotional levels for the characters. I am happy to say that Taiden has managed to fully develop her rutting wolves into compassionate characters with hearts of gold. Yes, there is a lot of sex involved in both books, but you cannot help but falling in love with the Wolfe brothers, and the entire Wolfe family for that matter. We cannot forget sister, Ellie; nor mom and dad.
Normally I would segregate the reviews into two parts, but I feel that the two books compliment each other so well that they shouldn't be parted.
What begins in Scent a Mate is the story not just of a couple coming together after years of tormenting themselves; but the beginning of a family saga. The Wolfe family, and leaders of the pack, hold everyone that is dear to them, close to their hearts and their souls. Through a delightful attention to detail and character development, Taiden introduces all of the characters in what I hope will be a beautiful series, touching each member of the family. I am seeing an epic saga in my mind, and can only hope that Taiden has it within her to cover each family member; and then bring us an epic conclusion. Am I asking too much?
Yes, these are books that clearly fall into the erotica category, but unlike so many novels before that fall short in plot and story development; Taiden has blasted into the realm of dramatic story with a compliment of steamy sex scenes that...honestly, will make your panties damp. Yes, you heard that here. My own wolf better watch out tonight, he may get ravaged.
Minor issues with fact consistency and odd phrase selections, left the stories lacking the ability to earn the coveted 5 Star reviews; but without a doubt I am honored to say that both rank at a 4.5 Star level.
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Crystal Newman
5.0 out of 5 stars Well Worth The Wait!
Reviewed in the United States on January 9, 2014
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I couldn't wait to read this book after I read the first one. I will say that I am desperate because I want to read the rest now! I know that I won't be able to do that so I will just have to read this book again while I wait.

I thought there was some great one lines with Jordan and Aric. Karla and Nate have even more. Man I want my own wolf to take care of all my needs.

If you want a book that is full of hot passion and has some added suspense in it this is the book for have been waiting for. You will also have to see how the relationship works between these two. You have an alpha that wants what he wants and a woman who is used to coming last with her mom. Never depending on anyone. I loved this story and it makes me think about what the author has in store with the other books in this series. I just can't get enough of these shifters.

So while I am waiting and in heat with this book while waiting for the next one, you should just try it and see what it does to you!
Joyce J. Ruskuski
4.0 out of 5 stars i NEED MORE FOR MY INNER CHILD TO MAKE THIS A 5 STAR STORY
Reviewed in the United States on June 4, 2015
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This is Karla and Nate's story and is again on the predictable side. While that doesn't mean it isn't a great story it does make it harder to give it a 5 star rating. The characters are strong and the stories are all interrelated but that doesn't mean that they shouldn't all be a little unpredictable. While each of these young women are all different they are all portrayed as slightly damaged in some way by pasted tragedy or relationships, but that doesn't mean there could be more variance in their actual stories.

Each of them seems to be fighting their own inner villains and are unable to comment, which with the shifter's is something that must happen for them to be together and content. Unfortunately, it's only their own stubborn need to not commit that is the stumbling block and after a while that is just not enough to keep the reader invested. The reader needs the emotional investment to make it the 5 star rating it should be.

Ms. Taiden needs to feed our inner child to mate this come up to it's full 5 star potential. We like this but we want more. In this case more would be better.

Pinch of Sass: Dire Wolf Mates Book 3

Can this stoic Dire Wolf admit the sassy feline is his fated mate and stake his claim?

Ariella Golden needs to persuade sexy Dire Wolf Beta, and the amazingly talented chef at Serious Moonlight, Brock Laurent, to use her Pride’s corporation, Eat Well Live Proud, for all the roadhouse’s needs in order to win the coveted quarterly prize at her company.

They did offer the best organic, non-GMO, and responsibly harvested fish and meat. The only problem was the big ol’ doggy happened to be her fated mate.

Brock was perfectly content to cook good food and hang out with his Pack until she walked into his life. Now the curvy, curly-headed goddess was all he could think about. Determined to ignore the pull of his mate, Brock develops a plan to test whether or not the virginal hellcat can handle all of him.

Ariella is stunned when Brock propositions her. With the encouragement of her family, she agrees to a single night in Brock’s arms to close the deal that will put her in the running for EWLP’s quarterly prize. After all, it might be the only way she can get the big dummy to realize she is his mate.

Will the sassy feline prove that she can take anything he dishes out?

The Reviews!

Sydney M Neblett
5.0 out of 5 stars A fantasy vacation
Reviewed in the United States on September 29, 2020
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This author knows exactly what my favorite kind of book is, short, sweet and sassy. I absolutely love these characters and the more I see of them the more I want to read. The author did a fantastic job of thrusting these two lonely souls together and making them work for their HEA. The story is full of deep emotions offset by moments of hilarity that bring the story together perfectly. I can’t decide which character I want to find their mate next, but no matter who it is I just know it’s sure to be an amazing adventure.
ETK
4.0 out of 5 stars The Antics!
Reviewed in the United States on January 15, 2021
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The antics that Ariella’s mother dose made the book very interesting especially when she gets her drunk. & the basket of “goodies” that Ari’s sisters gave to her was good too. Especially after Brock sees the basket & makes a comment about what he will give them for Christmas.

Brock has known that Ariella was his mate ever since met her on Sheila’s book but, because of something that happened in his past he has been afraid to take the next step.

But, you’ll have to read the book to find out what happened in his past & how he overcomes it to work on his future with Ariella.
MyOhMy
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fun Fast Read!
Reviewed in the United States on October 6, 2020
Ariella is determined to win the company quarterly prize. All she has to do is convince Brock to contract with her company for their supplies. Brock was perfectly happy until he realized Ariella is his mate but he's not going down that easily. The battle of the sexes also includes the dire wolf pack and feline pride. Tons of fun as these two jockey for position and they manage to find an HEA. (I voluntarily reviewed an ARC).
Teresa Bowen

5.0 out of 5 stars another in the Dire Wolf series
Reviewed in the United States on October 4, 2020
Brock is the Beta of his Dire Wolf pack and the chef at Serious Moonlight. He knows Ariella is his fated mate but after being rejected as a youth because of his size he's afraid to commit as he couldn't handle his mate rejecting him as well. Ariella is a lion shifter and she knows he's her mate as well and isn't dealing with his avoiding her well. Will they get past his past and find love or will it tear them apart? I love this series.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Problems, Mates and Consequences
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 29, 2021
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Book 3 of 3. Wolf shifter Brock Laurent has realised that Lioness Ariella Golden is his destined mate from the first time they met. As chef of the road house now run by the small group of wolf shifters, only the best ingredients will do for their clientele.

Ariella is eager for the products produced by the lion pride be used by this customer. Not only would it help her to claim the award for best sales, but it could only make the superb good served better for highly selective consumers. Add her exuberant family, his past bad experience before all becomes clear.

Scent of a Mate: Sassy Mates Book 1

Mission: Scent a Mate
Jordan Alvarez knew that a promise to her best friend involved staking out the local wolf pack’s scenting ceremony and recording the graphic details, but she was the writer and the only one with the balls to finish the task. No one would know that four human women had sneaked proof of their rituals, or at least, that was the plan until Aric Wolfe showed up.

Mission: Stake a Claim
Aric Wolfe knew his baby sister was up to something, and expected her best friend, Jordan, to be in on the chaos. He finally had an opportunity to lay claim to a mate that had been under his nose for years. Jordan’s scent called to both the man and the animal, and he was done fighting the call of the beast. It was time to mark his mate.

Mission: Survive an Alpha
When a good intention creates a problem for the Wolfe family, Jordan finds herself being stalked by a woman intent on claiming Aric as her own. Battle lines will be drawn, love will be put to the test, and Aric will have to fight Jordan’s strong personality to keep her alive. Two alpha hearts seeking control will either find the balance or risk losing their love forever.

The Reviews!

Iris Pross
5.0 out of 5 stars Best one yet
Reviewed in the United States on September 20, 2013
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Anyone who looks at my previous reviews will know that I am a fan of Ms. Taiden. However another thing they will note is that I do tend to be very critical as well. I set a certain standard and if that standard is not met, I have no problem stating it publicly. Such has been the case in the past.

The characters were funny and likable. They were relatable in a way none of Ms. Taiden's previous characters ever have been. Jordan and the girls reminded me of my friends at that age. Hell, they remind me of certain friends of mine now. The women are strong and independent yet know when to ask for help. This very thing is what makes Aric officially my favorite shifter hero. He knew when to push and when to let Jordan stand on her own to feet. There were no "Me Tarzan, you Jane" moments here, much to my enjoyment. And the best part? Unlike too many of Ms. Taiden's heroines, Jordan isn't suddenly struck stupid the second she is mated. She is just as strong and independent after as is was before she and Aric get together.

Issues with the book... it ends at 78%. Very true. However, the whole percentage thing is purely an Amazon thing. You're getting a full story here. You just happen to also get a novella written by Ms. Taiden under her other pen name for FREE. This is NOT a sample or excerpt of another book. This is a FREE short story. Essentially getting 2 stories for the price of one. So we really can't complain. Plus the author does tell us that there is a free short included at the end. We are forewarned before purchasing the book of this. So we can't exactly deduct stars for it ending at 78% because of a short story at the end if we the readers don't bother to read what was plainly stated in the author's notes.

The story ends in a cliffhanger... This is book 1 of a new series. Just like in the BDB books, Dohner's New Species series and countless others, the enemy is a common thread that will hopefully tie all the books together. I won't pretend to understand where the author is going with this. However, having read thousands of books just like the ones mentioned above, it's not unheard of or uncommon for the evil enemy to not be caught in book one. Otherwise you end up with a different enemy in every single book which is just ridiculous. I will hold off judgement on the cliffhanger until I see where the author goes with this.

With enjoyable characters, a great plot and some action thrown in for good measure, this has got to be my favorite book by Ms. Taiden to date. I can't wait to see what kind of trouble the other girls get in to!
Kris
5.0 out of 5 stars Love Taiden's work!
Reviewed in the United States on September 25, 2013
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Scent Mate by Milly Taiden
Reviewer: Kris
Rating: ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤

From my own personal TBR list. I was jonesing for a shifter book and this hit the spot.

I haven't met a Taiden book yet that I haven't liked.

Shifters; strong, loyal... HOT! Just the way I like them. This story followed a more "true" shifter storyline, if there is such a thing, but there are always little twists. You get a good sense that the author is attuned with her characters and the world she has created.

Jordan is a strong human female that has been friends with shifters most of her life. She has also had a crush on her best friend's shifter brother all of that time. She was more or less adopted into this family as they helped care for and raise her. Jordan's own parents were alcoholics and could not be counted on.

Aric is the best friend's brother, and a hot piece of soon-to-be alpha. Like most alpha males he is very protective and possessive. But with that he knows Jordan's personality and he doesn't push for submissiveness from her. Not that I could imagine that. He works hard to show Jordan that he is the one. When it came to pack you got a sense of just how fair of a leader he would be.

This book had crotch sniffing, tree climbing, mystery and great romance. There is some set up for future installments with secondary characters... at least that's my hope.
Joyce J. Ruskuski
4.0 out of 5 stars STORY LINE NEEDS MORE UNPREDICTIBLITY
Reviewed in the United States on June 4, 2015
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This is book 1 of Sassy Mates story and is Jordon Alvarez, human, and Aric Wolfe, wolf shifter's story. It seems that this entire family of wolves with exception of Ellie is destine to find their true one among the human race.

Aric the alpha has known for years that Jordan belonged to him but he has waited until the scenting ceremony of a clan member to finally take the steps to bring her into his sphere as his mate. Jordan has loved him forever as well but has never believed she will be the one to find her true love and her mate in Aric. Although she hoped and wished and wanted it, she has yet to embrace it.

The scenting ceremony allows Aric to mark her as his without the finally mating, but that causes major problems as an Alpha female from another pack has decided he should belong to her. She has arranged accidents and kidnapping an other insidious things trying to get rid of Jordan all to no avail. When it is finally discovered by the clan she is quickly eliminated and the wedding and the mating are undertaken.

It's a good but somewhat predictable story. The characters in this series are all close friends, the ladies that is, and the men/shifter wolves are brothers. I like Ms Taiden's stories but they are at times more predictable then I would like and they tend to be all in the same vain as to plot and movement of the characters. I think a little more variance and some variety of plot here would be nice. Therefore, only the 4 star rating.
MaryLou Hoffman
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5.0 out of 5 stars MUST READ - SEXY WEREWOLVES
Reviewed in the United States on September 30, 2013
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In a world where werewolves and vampires are common knowledge, Jordan Alvarez, a human orphaned at 13, met Ellie Wolfe at school. She has had a crush on her best friend's big brother, an alpha, since the first day they met. Jordan is writing a family history for the Wolfes and spends a night on the mountainside to watch a mating ritual for the pack so that it can be included in the history. When sexy Aric finds her hiding in the trees with another wolf threatening her, he steps in to protect her from the visiting stranger. He claims her as his own, but can he keep her safe?

Favorite line: "I'm not some little woman to stay barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen while the big sexy man takes care of business." He grinned. "You think I'm sexy?"

This is the first in the new Sassy Mates series and cannot wait to read the books for the three other brothers who make up "the sexy four" and Ellie's destined mate. I absolutely loved this book. The sex is steaming hot. Their passion is tender and possessive. Their love is complete and fulfilling. Ms. Taiden had me laughing so hard my husband started muttering about straightjackets, again! I laughed, swooned, and had to fan myself, many times during this tale.

The theme is that sometimes the best part of your family is the part you chose to include in your heart. It takes Jordan a while to get it, but that realization is the fulfillment of the dreams she didn't even voice to herself.

Recommended for: 18+ due to graphic sex and violence

Breaking Sass: Dire Wolf Mates Book 2

What happens when a sassy Dire Wolf, with a penchant for breaking rules, and a Lion, who’s in love with the law, clash?

She’s a sassy Dire Wolf with a fondness for speed, and he’s a Lion who knows how to lay down the law. Get ready for fireworks when these two dominant personalities clash.
Sheila Rand is the only female member of the Dire Wolf Motorcycle Club. Rare and powerful Shifters, the Dire Wolf MC has decided to make Blue Creek their permanent home. As the Alpha’s cousin, Sheila’s outspoken nature and habitual defiance is overlooked by her Packmates, but not by him. Mr. Law and Order thinks he can break her, but he doesn’t know who he’s dealing with. She doesn’t want a mate. Especially not a puffed up pussycat!

Leonard Crowley is one of Blue Creek Police Department’s only Shifter detectives. He’s worked hard against the prejudice that keeps his kind from becoming part of mainstream life. With his father ailing, Leo is called to confront certain issues that have popped up in the Blue Valley Pride. When the elders insist he take one of their females as mate to assume his rightful position as King of the Pride, Leo has a surprise for them. He’s already met his mate, he just has to claim her.

Will the feisty couple discover that breaking sass is much more fun together?

The Reviews!

Sydney M Neblett
5.0 out of 5 stars Marked for all time
Reviewed in the United States on May 8, 2020
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I am really enjoying reading about these dire wolves. The author really spent a lot of time building these characters and adding details to their relationship that by the time I reached the end I felt invested in their future. I love the story and how these two and family pulled together to save the day. I especially enjoyed the epilogue and the way the author had Leo just jump whole heartedly into the Dire Wolf way of mating with no hesitation. I can guess which wolf will find fate’s gift of a mate next, but no matter who it is, I can’t wait to read what happens.
Tabi Ann
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Story
Reviewed in the United States on May 12, 2020
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Sometimes I feel like I title these stories the same every time. But how else to you label such a great story. Many things are happening in this story, many lives are intertwining. There are lots of emotions rolling thru you as you read this. You will find yourself drawn into the book and not want to leave.

There is a little mystery that happens in the book, why is it some people just think that shifters can be with their own kind and they do very cruel things to make it happen.

This book will make you laugh and cry and in the end you want to just smack the shifters and wake them up to remind them that fated mates happen and you cannot change that, even if you want too.

Love the tattoo..

Until Next Time... Tabi
ETK
4.0 out of 5 stars Cats & Dogs!
Reviewed in the United States on January 14, 2021
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Sheila is a Dire Wolf & she met her fated mated on the night that the bar was bombed. But, she’s been trying to avoid not only her mate but, the thought of a mate. She been telling herself & her wolf that they are meant to be free. The wolf part of her just doesn’t agree.

Leo (the Lion, yep that’s his 1st name) is a Detective in Blue Creek & when he showed up at the bar to investigate the bombing he met his fated mate, Sheila. & ever since her met her he’s been trying to get her to admit that they’re mates.

Leo finally found a way to get Sheila to spend time with him in the form of a challenge. As he needs someone to pretend to be his mate & go to the Pride’s House with him so that he can find out what is really going on with his Dad.

Now I’m not going to tell you how it works out, as you’ll have to read the book to find the answer
Sara S.
5.0 out of 5 stars Breaking Sass
Reviewed in the United States on May 8, 2020
Sheila was a cousin of the alpha of the dire wolf mc and worked in the bar they all owned. Leo was the lion prince and a detective in the police force and always knew that Sheila was his fated mate. But she wanted to deny it and fought it, then he asked to go with him when he went to see his dad. He was sick and dieing also missed his mate that had died. Sheila finally realized that what Leo said about them being mates was true and they were mated. But there was a few problems that needed to be taken care of a the palace that got taken care of and his dad getting his health back. Everything was working out for everyone and his father got a new lease on life and Leo was ok with that. Loved this book! Always a great ending!