Wicked Predator: (Masters of the Deep Book 4)

Fast, Strong and Laser-Focused, Logan Knight knows the water like the back of his hand.

The ocean is his first love.
His obsession to guard and protect. That’s why the oil slick hit him so hard.
The surf he prizes polluted and poisoned. Torn by its predicament, he sets out on a mission to safeguard the sea.
But he gets more than he bargained for when he meets Sydney.
The woman sent to clean the spill, Might just save his soul.

The Reviews!

Amy Reads Romance
5.0 out of 5 stars Logan and Dallas
Reviewed in the United States on June 25, 2022
Logan Knight is swimming offshore when he comes across an enormous oil slick. Horrified, he goes back to his partners and reports it. They go to the headquarters of the oil company, where he spots Dallas Miles, and knows she is the only woman for him. She works for the oil company, and is in charge of the cleanup. Will they be able to work together to save their beloved ocean?
This is the fourth book in the Masters of the Deep series, and it is just getting better with each book. Delta James and Felicity Brandon together are a thing of beauty, and this series, as campy as it first sounded, is delicious. The five Heroes are loners until they meet their women, who are feisty, independent and self sufficient. Eli Green, the bad guy, is still around, and the overarching story keeps getting deeper. Because of the story line running through the series, the books are best if read in order. So worth the one click, I give this one five stars.

I received an ARC of this book and am voluntarily leaving my honest review.
JigsawGirl
5.0 out of 5 stars The Danger Intensifies!
Reviewed in the United States on June 26, 2022
This book , like the others in the series, seemed to be such quick reads to me. I know it was because I got so involved at the very beginning and stayed that way until the end.

Logan and Dallas' romance was intense and steamy from the very beginning. It was absolutely instalove, but didn't feel that way. With so much action, danger, suspense, and Intrigue occurring, it seemed as if they had known each other much longer. Logan was immediately as protective of Dallas as each of the other SEAL'S were of their SO's.

Dallas seamlessly fit in with the rest of the team. I liked that they all accepted her so easily. I also like the way the entire group works together for the same goal, and treat each other as family.

I was holding my breath on and off during this book as I kept waiting for that other shoe to drop. This book, as well as the others, did not end on a cliffhanger. The story is not complete. Eli Green and his minions are evil. The mystery has not been solved. The danger is real and lurking around every corner. No one is safe. The suspense is next level. I am truly looking forward to Nash's book.

I suppose this book could be read as a standalone. I would suggest it be read in order. Each book very briefly mentions something from previous books, but the only way to get a full, complete picture is to read the series in order.

I voluntarily read and reviewed the Advanced Reader Copy of this book.
Cheryl B
5.0 out of 5 stars Drama-filled, exciting story!!!
Reviewed in the United States on June 24, 2022
Wicked Predator by Felicity Brandon and Delta James is the story of Logan and Dallas. He’s a shark shifter who, along with his comrades, protects…unknown to others. She is a fierce protector of the ocean and responsible for the cleanup of a massive spill. Together, they can accomplish much….if they can get past everything else!!!

Enjoyable, exciting story….with a lot of smack….great read!!!! The characters are strong, determined, and fiercely protective of loved ones!!! Plenty of intrigue and heat!!

I am volunteering to leave a review for an Advance Reader Copy of this book
Rhonda
5.0 out of 5 stars Love my shark shifter guys!!
Reviewed in the United States on June 26, 2022
The 4th book in this series is Logan and Dallas's story! As you can probably guess, I loved it! Logan comes upon an oil spill while out swimming in the ocean. Dallas is the chief clean up person for the oil company. When these two meet up, sparks are gonna fly. She's a sub and with him being a Dom, you just know things are gonna get heated! The story flowed so well and while this is a stand alone, I really recommend you start at the beginning because the characters are all in each of the books. These shark shifters have drawn me into their little world and I can't believe how much I really love them. And you know there is going to be danger involved. I really couldn't put the book down. I was traveling when I got this so my husband had to listen to music while I read! LOL! Such a good story and now I need Nash because I'm a little worried about him!!!

Warr (The Omega Collective Book 4)

First they stole her planet. Then they stole her sister…

Her twin might have surrendered to the enemy, but Max will never stop fighting the alien warriors that conquered Earth.

She’s the leader of a rebel army determined to fight for freedom and the future of the human race. The Tolath are her enemies, and she will never surrender to any of them… especially not to him.

Warr is coming… He let her escape him once. She won’t get away again.

Warr caught her scent once, and he’ll never forget it. Whoever she is, wherever she is, he’ll find her. And when he does he will learn all her secrets and teach her the consequences of running from a Tolathian general.

His mission – retrieve his target and bring her back untouched and unclaimed. But no plan survives contact with the enemy, and Max is like no adversary he’s ever faced before. She’s beautiful, dangerous… and his.

lala
3.0 out of 5 stars Warriors
Reviewed in the United States on November 4, 2021
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This was more like a novella. The content seemed “jerky” for lack of a better word. The story, to me, didn’t gel. This is the story of Warr and Max. Max is the sister of Serena Kinn’s mate. Max is one of the generals in charge of the rebellion. They fight to keep the alien warriors at bay unknowing that the warriors there now are there to help them. The previous warriors had brutalized them horribly. Warr meets Max the night Kinn plans to kill himself to set his mate free. He catches her on the grounds of the Citadel there to help her sister escape. But, her sister decided to stay with her mate. The storyline could have been a little better. There are sexual scenes that may offend some readers.
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Irene Talbert
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE THIS SERIES....
Reviewed in the United States on November 3, 2021
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This is the fourth book in the The Omega Collective series. It's a fast-paced and standalone book that will keep you engaged from start to finish.
This is a story about a h who is the general of the resistance and the H is an alien general determined to capture her and her group of omegas.
Read to find out what happens. I voluntarily reviewed this book and this review is my own opinion.
Lexee Toste
VINE VOICE
4.0 out of 5 stars Loved the story!
Reviewed in the United States on November 2, 2021
I loved this one! It was great getting to see Max figure out how her sister could have become a "traitor". I loved getting to see Max and Warr figure things out. She outsmarts him a few times and definitely shows what a warrior she is and it causes Warr to have to rethink some things. I loved how Warr didn't take away what she was capable of. This was different than the other books as Max had a reputation that couldn't be changed once they figured out it was a female and an Omega one at that. I loved getting to see Max's strength and the way that Warr respected it. He was able to accept her for who she was rather than really trying to change her. I loved the interactions between these two and how Max was such a bad*** throughout the whole story. I am super excited to continue to read books in this series and to get certain characters ones as well. I keep getting teased with Lord Tane's book and I can't wait for it to come around. This is the fourth book in the series and while it can be read as a standalone there are certain events and things about this world that would make more sense, resonate more, if the series had been read in order. Everything needed is in the story. There is plenty of action and intrigue throughout the story and a few twists thrown in as well. I can't wait to see where the series goes next and I really hope to get more of Warr and Max and to see what role Max will continue to play as a female Omega that is a great warrior and strategist.
I voluntarily reviewed an ARC of this book.

Rath (The Omega Collective Book 2)

He’s everything she knows to fear… but the alien warrior is her one chance to survive.

Injured, lost, and on her own, Savannah is at breaking point when help finally arrives. His name is Rath, and he’s one of the enemy… only he doesn’t act like it. He’s sexy, gentle, and his touch makes her ache for things she’s never wanted before…

He’s one of the beasts that conquered Earth – a dangerous alien in the service of a cruel and powerful Overseer. If he claims her, she’ll lose everything. So why does she yearn for his touch?


Catching his mate was the easy part… keeping her will be the fight of his life.

When Rath discovers a rare female hiding in the wastelands he knows he has to save her. She’s weak, wounded, and his… even if she doesn’t know it yet.

The law says he cannot claim her. His enemies want her for themselves. Rules won’t stop Rath from claiming his mate, and no enemy will survive if they try to take her from him.

Jennifer
4.0 out of 5 stars An enjoyable sci-fi omegaverse romance.
Reviewed in the United States on May 25, 2021
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The writing and editing of the ARC version of the manuscript was clean, with no typos that I found and well constructed sentences. The world building was competent, though not as vibrant as I prefer. The characterization was well done, with both hero and heroine being sympathetic individuals with nuance. The development of the romantic relationship was sweet and hot, with a heat level of three chili peppers. The plot was tight and exciting, and as a consequence the pacing was quick. There was low angst and high stakes throughout this novel, which tends to be one of my preferred narrative structures for a romance novel. This novel used the Alien Invasion trope, the Enemies to Lovers trope, and the Mating Bond trope. The world building was three stars. The plot and pacing were both four stars. The characterization and development of the romantic relationship were also four stars. I therefore rounded up and gave this novel a combined rating of four stars. This novel ended on a Happy Ever After ending instead of a cliffhanger ending, so that was a big plus. I recommend this novel to readers who enjoy omegaverse romances with some sweetness. I look forward to reading the next book in this series when it releases. I plan to buy myself a keeper copy of this novel.

I received a free advance review copy of this book, and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Gigi's Reads
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved this sci-fi romance
Reviewed in the United States on May 25, 2021
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The thing I like best about this book is the pure escapism. Yes, the scenes are described in vivid detail, but I could also get into the mindset of Savannah and Rath. POVs for the main characters are my favorite way of storytelling and both of these give us great insight into what they feel at the time and their past. Savannah is a strong independent woman in a tough situation. Rath is a gentle giant when it comes to Savannah but a mean MF when it comes to defending her. We get a little more about the Alphas and Omegas and the way they are supposed to interact, but this sweet sexy sci-fi short is basically a falling in love story in one of my favorite genres. Great read!
Jannie
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding entertainment!
Reviewed in the United States on May 25, 2021
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I’m thrilled to find out what happens to Savannah. She is strong and resourceful. She’s wary enough to spot potential traps, avoiding danger, though she does eventually slip up.
These books are intriguing. The differences between the two opposing groups of alphas are huge. The damage done by the first group created such adverse circumstances that the omegas fight every step of the way. I recommend you read these thrilling stories to learn how Alphas of the H’thor clan entice and captivate their feisty, determined, human omegas. Outstanding entertainment!
Jan
5.0 out of 5 stars Savannah is a fighter like her mother
Reviewed in the United States on June 3, 2021
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Savannah was taken from her mother Serena a while back. Serena is now with Var, Shield for the Lord. She was always taught to never be caught by aliens, to run, hide. But when she is caught by Rath, she is weak and in need of medical care. It takes a great deal for Rath to not take his omega but Savannah is different. They are not like their own. They are willful and stubborn. He has to build up trust with her for her to see no harm in him. I have to say the conversation in the tub. OMG was that so hot. Hell even I could think about what he said with my eyes closed. With Savannah’s past and the loss of her mother, or so she thought, made it hard for her to trust. But Rath showed kindness, love, and caring. There are times they were so close to seeing her mother but it finally worked out in the end. I am looking forward to reading about Kinn.

Fury of Destruction: Dragonfury, Book 7

The long awaited return to the world of Dragonfury is here! For those of us who have been eagerly waiting for this book, the author doesn’t disappoint. The story picks up almost seamlessly from the previous book and gives us the story of the next Nightfury to find his mate. Along the way, we see couples from the previously books and get what I consider to be hints of action to come!

Book Blurb:

A man on the warpath…

Dragon warrior Gage has earned his brutal reputation. He strikes hard and fast, killing without mercy or remorse. But with the Nightfury lair full of females and a newly adopted son to protect, his ability to focus takes a hit. When one mistake leads to another, putting an innocent woman on enemy radar, he’s forced to decide—keep her safe by taking her with him or roll the dice and hope she goes unnoticed by the Razorback pack.

The woman in his way…

Samantha Redhook isn’t a pushover. She floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee. But with her business failing, desperation pushes her to take a contract she normally wouldn’t have, landing her in a world of trouble. Can she save the situation before things get worse or will an error judgment put an end to her dreams, and then her life?

HunnyB
4.0 out of 5 stars A must-read for Nightfury fans
Reviewed in the United States on November 28, 2021
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This book was a long-awaited continuation in the Nightfury saga. While the book was mostly about Gage returning home and adjusting to life away from his time in captivity, it was also moving everyone else's story right along with him! A lot happens here, and I do mean a LOT! Gage finds his prickly mate while laying a trap for the Razorbacks. Once he realizes he is in the presence of his mate and muscles his feisty Samantha away to safety, the multi-story arcs kick into high gear!! We get a much closer look at Azrad (his talents and intellect are eye-opening) and his pack to see how events are coming together with Ivar's plan for the HE female breeding program. Angela and Rikar are soon front and center for a surprising revelation after her brief exposure to Ivar's lab. Bastien and Myst are worriedly preparing for the arrival of their son. Sloan is finally in the spotlight and steps up in huge ways to help out his pack and to rejoin the land of the living. We get to know all of the metallics (Haider & Nian along with Gage) and Osgard more clearly. We see how they are working through their shared trauma together and coming along as a family. We also start to see outside alliances forming to aid in the war against Rodin. Zidane and his death squad and mercenaries are officially in the Seattle area and gunning for the Nightfury pack. That may not be his only agenda however... Lots of action sequences, surprising abilities being revealed, as well as steamy bonding time between Gage and Samantha as she finds her way in her sudden new reality.

Claimed by the Cyborgs (Interstellar Brides® Program: The Colony Book 9)

Return to the Colony!

In an all new Interstellar Brides Program book, Ms. Goodwin returns us to the Colony. A new Prillon pair of Warriors is here with more than a few problems leftover from their time in the hands of the Hive. Unfortunately, there wasn’t as much that the skilled doctors could do to remove the implants on these two. And for the first time, the Hive has involved the Prillon Mating Collars!

Book Blurb:

Two honorable warriors with nothing left to lose…until they find her.

Prillon warrior Thomar Arcas is the royal heir to his ancestor’s legacy of dishonor, betrayal and death. When he was captured by the Hive, some on his home world cheered. Some sighed with relief. None shed a tear.

Thomar and his second, Varin, break free and destroy an enemy base, barely escaping with their lives. They transport to The Colony, the last refuge for contaminated males. Upon arrival they suffer in agony, their cyborg implants fighting for control of the powerful warriors.

Defeat is not in their blood. Not in their history. Not in their souls. Unable to sever their ties to the Hive integrations, they suffer relentless pain. Unwilling to force others to suffer, Thomar has chosen an honorable death over further disgrace; until they are matched to a human female from Earth who will do anything, and sacrifice anyone, to save them

Spinneretta
4.0 out of 5 stars Good
Reviewed in the United States on November 11, 2021
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Danika was in prison when she decided to join the bride program. Paired with two Prillon Warriors, she is ecstatic to finally have people to call her own.
She is surprised, however, when the two warriors try to deny her. Thomar and Varin have been outcast amongst the Prillon, for actions taken centuries ago.
Operated on and augmented by the hive, their implants causing great pain, they are sure that Danika would be better with someone else.
Danika knows that they are perfect for her, however, and never let it be said that a human woman would give up that easily…

This was a very moving addition to the series. Danika herself is wounded by her own past, and it makes her perfect for members of the colony.
Both Thomar and Varin are typical Prillon, honourable and protective, qualities that make them perfect for Danika.
That being said, it is what we hear about the Hive in this book that really makes a difference; a significant piece of information and it is such a small part of the story!

As with every Interstellar Brides book, you can expect plenty of romance and sexy-times, along with some cameo appearances by heroines and heroes of previous books. The annoying Dr. Helion has to stick his oar in too, and of course the hive are active.

Although the romance itself is a standalone romance, this is part of the Interstellar Brides series, and needs to be read as part of it as some significant information is given in those earlier books that readers need for context and understanding.

An enjoyable sci-fi romance for genre fans, and an important addition to the Interstellar Brides for fans of the series.
Bourbon, Books and Brenda
5.0 out of 5 stars Two damaged heroes and one damaged heroine…Can three shattered souls form a new whole?
Reviewed in the United States on November 10, 2021
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*****
Rating: 5 stars
Steam: 2.5 flames
Genre: Alien / Broken Hero / Broken Heroine
*****
I am not going to lie; this book broke my little Grinch heart. Thomar and Varin have escaped the hive, but they haven’t escaped their torment or torture. Although they are no longer prisoners of the hive, they are prisoners all the same…

Danika is a prisoner too… and now she is looking for something she has never had. Freedom, love, protection… SAFETY and so she decides to do something about her circumstances, and she joins the Interstellar Brides program.

This book… good heavens, Thomar and Varin INSTANTLY won my heart. They are both honorable protectors that have been dealt a terrible hand in life. Danika is tough, and she exudes an undeniable strength. I am so darn happy to be back in with the Interstellar Brides! I have missed these warriors! But the warriors from the colony will always have a special place in my heart.

Claimed by the Cyborgs is a well-written page-turner with characters you can't help but fall in love with and a universe you can't help but fantasize about. I am a big believer that more is better... which is why two Prillion fighters are always better than one!

A MUST-READ ROMANCE and all the recommendations from me!
Bookworm555
5.0 out of 5 stars These Colony warriors always break my heart
Reviewed in the United States on November 10, 2021
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Another heart-wrenching Colony story. If you haven't read any of these stories - The Colony is where the Coalition Hive war veterans with Hive integrations have been exiled.

This Prillon pair have suffered greatly at the hands of the Hive, as they were in Hive hands for two years. And just when Thomar is ready to do a major sacrifice for Varin, they are informed that their matched bride is in transit to The Colony. Enter Danika, one of our criminal brides (for those that don't know - criminals are given the chance to volunteer for the Interstellar Brides program to commute their sentences). Danika is looking for something she has not had since she was 8 years old - safety and security and she is willing to fight for it.

I loved that this story was more about the fallout from Thomar and Varin's captivity and the ongoing Hive experiments. I really loved that we got more information on the Hive reasoning and actions - the main twist was hinted at in previous books. I cannot wait to see were the twist is heading especially after the major reveal from the Nexus.

There are some smexy scenes for those that require them but i skipped over them to get to the action.

I am all for the story and found this edition to the series - fantastic with great reveals.
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Touch of Fire: Fated Legacy Book 3

This book is one that makes me truly thank the author in every way I can. “Why?” you ask. All through the Tangled Vines series, Fated Legacy, and the newest series, Paranormal Mystery, she has been mentioning three famous BDSM clubs. Dante’s in Italy, Baker Street in London, and Torchlite in California.

If you read “Corked”, the prequel to the Tangled Mates series, then you recognize that Torchlight is owned by the Sonoma Pack led by Damian Steele. If you grab the novella, “In Vino Veritas” from Delta, you will find that the DeMedici pack owns Dante’s.

But it wasn’t until Mariah Halsey takes refuge at Baker Street that the missing series fell into place. Remember Mercenary Masters? The series debuted in July of 2020. It’s the only human owned club that Ms. James mentions. It’s also mentioned several times in the new Paranormal Mystery series. I can’t wait!

Mariah is obviously the daughter of Oliver and Rosalyn Halsey. Simon, on the other hand, is a new alpha to our group. He’s the heir to the Alpha of London, and full of his own tricks to bring to bear on the problem of the Darkness.

Book Blurb:

The Darkness has fallen on London and needs a new host.

I use a blowtorch to make sculptures out of twisted iron. I’m an artist, independent, tough and an American. My life plan is to create beautiful art and follow my own destiny.

My fated mate is Simon Howard, the newly crowned Alpha of London.
Simon’s plan is different as I find out when he kidnaps me from a gala event featuring my art.

The Darkness possessed a wolf in the pack and learns many things about shifters. Secret things only known to us.

When the Darkness threatens all they hold dear, will Mariah and Simon be bound together to banish the Darkness?

Redrabbitt
5.0 out of 5 stars THE DARKNESS HAS COME TO LONDON, ENGLAND
Reviewed in the United States on November 11, 2021
The series is an ongoing saga. I love that we see the next generation—the offspring of those from Wayward Mates and Tangled Vines—but we also get to catch up with the couples from the first two series. The story takes place in 2048 and moves around the globe. The fourth story will have Mariah Halsey in London for a charity auction where she has donated several pieces of her unique artwork. Simon Howard has avoided taking over as Alpha of his clan, but it is time to step up and take his rightful place, and once he realizes his fated-mate is here, he is ready to claim her.

“Hello, Mariah. I can’t believe we haven’t met before now, but then I understand your mother eluded your father for years. Rest assured, my sweet mate, you will not be allowed to report that mistake.”

The story’s plot continues with another couple finding themselves as fated mates; this time, it will be Simon Howard of London and Mariah Halsey of the Hamptons. But, it also has issues with the Hunters and the Darkness—who has found itself a new, weaker host. Mariah is in London for a charity auction where all the other couples will also be attending—the last thing she expected was to be called to by her fated mate. The two will have a standoff, shift, and the chase is on—but don’t count this alpha she-wolf out; after all, she is Roz’s daughter.

Genevieve Howard: Simon, are you sure?
Simon: Quite sure, as the other alphas who saw my mate respond to my call, can attest.
Mariah: I’ve lost my appetite. I’d rather go back to the hotel.
Simon: I’m sure you would, love, but let’s table the discussion about where you’re going to spend the night until after dinner. If I loosen my grip on my beautiful mate, she will try and steal away from me.
Mariah: You’ve got that right. Let go of me.
Simon: That is enough, Mariah. You will behave yourself, or you will find yourself receiving my discipline before anything else.
Mariah: Who do you think you are?
Simon: I believe I answered your question, pet. I am Simon Howard, your fated mate.

The story includes Simon taking control of the London pack, declaring he has unseated his weak-willed father as Alpha, and having the loyal backing of their pack. It will have Simon and Mariah playing cat and mouse in the merry chase, capture, capitulation, and claiming.

Simon: Come here, pet. I won’t bite. Well, I suppose that’s not technically true, is it?

“Sated and replete, her eyes closed, and the realm of dreams rose up to embrace her. Sighing, her mind taunted her that she had lost. But her heart whispered to her that she had won. She would choose to listen to her heart.”

The story has the good, the bad, and the evil, and with it comes the loss of some of the London pack members, a new fated-mate pairing, and yet, the Darkness is still a problem. Will the wolves be able to once again defeat and lock away the Darkness preying on the world? This series will continue with at least two more books.

“Taking its next host, the Darkness absorbed its knowledge. The destination seemed a good place to feed, to heal, to become invincible. Then it would return to the city across the sea. It had a score to settle with those descended from the one who had trapped it so long ago.”
Sherri D
5.0 out of 5 stars Holy Hot Alpha!
Reviewed in the United States on November 11, 2021
Mariah is an alpha she-wolf who will not bow down to any alpha wolf, fated mate or not. Once the extremely sexy Simon gets his hands on her, she doesn’t have a choice. The Darkness possesses Simon's father.

Touch of Light: Fated Legacy Book 2

If you haven’t started keeping track of families in this series, you are definitely going to want to. Things are heating up and getting hotter by the book!

Jed Steele is in Italy, visiting the DeMedici vineyards. Looking to learn more to help take his family vineyard in Sonoma, he is startled to find his fated mate. If his mate’s father hadn’t been with him, things might have taken an entirely different path.

Book Blurb:

The Darkness has risen and has a new host in its grasp.

I have known Jed Steele my whole life. It isn’t until he sees me walking in the family vineyards in Tuscany that he decides I am his fated mate.

I have my life planned and it does not include a fated mate. A job offer in San Francisco combined with an invitation to visit New Orleans for a friend’s restaurant opening gives me the perfect excuse for leaving home. He can’t claim me if I am not here.

The trip was supposed to be something new and exciting. Instead it has turned into a nightmare. Evil was waiting for me and its powers are growing. Only a force greater than evil can stop what’s coming next.

An ancient evil on the rise. Will they be able to work together before the evil extinguishes the light?

Dorothy
4.0 out of 5 stars Good read
Reviewed in the United States on October 17, 2021
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This was a good read. It was not as exciting as Skylar and Travis story but still good. I am still not a fan of BDSM clubs I feel that should be in private and at home not in a club but again to each his own. And not to scare anyone off who reads my review no the book is not only talking about that. This is a true keep you on your toes story. A good read. I am looking forward to the next read.
Redrabbitt
5.0 out of 5 stars FATED MATE—WHO’D HAVE THOUGHT IT?
Reviewed in the United States on October 14, 2021
“Your granddaughter has destroyed his minion, but the Darkness is clever and abandoned the body before its demise. The Evil One hides in the shadows of the city, seeking another to help it escape. Watch over your people, Calista. The Darkness seeks to conquer the Light, and it is the children of the wolves who will battle this evil.” –MawMaw Chantal

“The Darkness had been banished for now, but not vanquished. The Darkness could only be contained, but she feared it might never be defeated.”

The series is an ongoing saga. I love that we see the next generation—the offspring of those from Wayward Mates and Tangled Vines—but we also get to catch up with the couples from the first two series. The story takes place in 2048 and moves around the globe. Josiah ‘Jed’ Steele will be in Florence, Italy, visiting Marco DeMedici’s vineyards and seeing Luca Marion. Still, when he sees Katarina Marino, he knows she is his fated mate.

“Still, without thought he rumbled to her quietly, enjoying her surprised response.”

Luca: No apology for calling to my daughter before speaking with me?
Jed: I fear not. My family history is not that of wolves who ask permission to claim what is theirs. Would I like your blessing and that are Marco? Of course, but one way or another, your daughter is my fated mate and you saw proof of that with your own eyes.
Luca: That I did, and I suspect it was what provoked her sudden departure.

The story’s plot will have Jed calling to Kat, and she decides to use the excuse of going to New Orleans for the soft opening of Loup de Mer restaurant, to go there early. She will leave Italy, and it won’t be long before Jed learns she has left—but he knows that she is his—and she has to know, he will come for her. With the multiple murders in New Orleans tied to a dark entity, MawMaw Chantal warns Skylar and Kat that the Darkness is not gone and seeks a stronger host, one who will do its bidding. The story will revolve around the relationship and claiming of Kat by Jed—but also it will include the Darkness, and how it will affect them.

“The stronger the host, the stronger the Darkness. Wolves are inherently stronger; it would value one of you as a host.”

Kat: I-I don’t understand
Jed: What? I wasn’t supposed to understand that you can’t allow this Darkness thing to roam free to create havoc and mayhem? Come on Kat, give me credit for being smarter than that.
Kat: You’re coming with me?
Jed: What else would I do?
Kat: But what about your responsibilities here?
Jed: I am your fated mate. You are my primary and most important responsibility. So no, my beautiful mate, we are in this together.
Kat: You understand
Jed: I do indeed. Again, I am your fated mate.

“Often what we don’t understand is easier to dismiss than to explain.” –Chantal

The story will leave America and have Kat and Jed going to London, England, to attend Mariah’s exhibition. They will meet with Simon Howard, the son of the Alpha of London, and discuss some things that have happened—the next story will pick up from here.

Jed: We were able to track the Darkness and the Hunters to England and then lost them.
Simon: Any idea why it came here?
Jed: We think looking for more Hunters.
Simon: That would make sense. What is your plan?
Jed: Keep my mate safe and destroy it.
Simon: How will you do that?
Jed: That’s the problem—we don’t have the faintest idea.

Silent Predator: Masters of the Deep Book 1

The intrigue in this book and series will draw you in from the very first page. Ms. James and Ms. Brandon have created a most puzzling world here. There is mystery woven through every chapter.

Shiloh Whitaker has but one purpose in her heart, prove that her mother didn’t commit suicide, but was instead murder. With this in mind, she has obtained a doctorate in Marine Biology and is a renown treasure hunter. It wasn’t until she received a mysterious envelope from her recently deceased father that her mind was made up. Now all she needed was to find that forgotten sunken ship, the USS Kracken.

Mason Lockheart lives a double life. By day he’s a highly decorated Navy Commander in the SEALs. By night? By night he’s a Great White Shark shifter, tasked to follow in his father’s footsteps and protect the USS Kracken and the secrets she took to her watery grave. He, along with 4 other male Shark shifters, will give their lives if needed, to protect that secret.

When their paths cross deep beneath the sea, who knows what will become of them both….

The Book Blurb

A predator prowls the Sea of Cortez, protecting a mystery that has been kept silent for almost a century—damning information that some are still willing to kill for.

Mason Lockheart is a highly decorated Navy SEAL with a mission that he can never reveal to anyone… even the curvy redhead who’s determined to bring everything up from the depths of the sea. Mason’s family has been part of a clandestine patrol since the USS Kracken went down. He has taken on a solemn duty to protect its final resting place and its covert mission.

Twenty years ago, Shiloh Whitaker’s mother was murdered to keep her from revealing what she knew. As a child, Shiloh watched as her mother’s killers got away, running from her home into the black of the night. Now later, she’s a celebrated marine biologist and treasure hunter, but her real calling is to find the Kracken and prove her mother’s suicide was anything but.

When Mason spots Shiloh’s submersible lurking in the dangerous waters around the Kracken, he tries to frighten her away. But Shiloh doesn’t scare so easily—even if the thing that sends her sub to the surface has rows and rows of razor -sharp teeth. Something about Shiloh calls to Mason in a way he’s never known before. Determined to pursue a passion he doesn’t truly understand while still upholding his oath, he follows Shiloh into a storm that could destroy them both.

When the truth is revealed, will Shiloh betray Mason and the Kracken, or will all of the secrets of his heart be safe with her?

The Reviews

TCH
5.0 out of 5 stars Mason and Shiloh
Reviewed in the United States on November 4, 2021
This is the first book in the Masters of the Deep series by Delta James and Felicity Brandon.
This is Mason Lockhart (highly decorated Navy SEAL) and Shiloh Whitaker (marine biologist and treasure hunter) story. The quote below is what just fascinated me to read this extraordinary book.

A predator prowls the Sea of Cortez, protecting a mystery that has been kept silent for almost a century—damning information that some are still willing to kill for.

He has a mission that he can never reveal to anyone. Mason’s family has been part of that mission to protect the USS Kracken ever since it went down to its final resting place at the bottom of the sea and its covert mission.

Twenty years ago, Shiloh's mother was murdered, she watched as 3 hooded men ran away and since then Shiloh has spent her adult life trying to prove it, as well as her mother's theory about the USS Kraken. These two met in a bar in La Jolla, CA, well the chemistry is just off the charts. They spend the night together, both have secrets, they go their own way in the morning, him telling her to stay put, he would be back. Needless to say she leaves and begins her search to prove her mother theory. They meet again whilst he is guarding the Kraken as a great white shark, and when he finds Shiloh in a small submarine searching the wreckage site! The more they interact with each other the more they want from each other. Will they be able to sort out all their feeling toward each other? Will the truth come out? In this book you will find a very alpha male (great white shark) and a very feisty female who shows guts and determination in the face of adversity. Brilliant read!!!
Rhonda Hicks rated it it was amazing
Delta James and Felicity Brandon have conspired to create a first-time read for me and it's amazing! 'Silent Predator' is the first book in their new series "Masters of the Deep". If you've read the blurb then you know Mason Lockheart is a decorated Navy SEAL. He's also a great white shark shifter. He and four other shark shifters, like their fathers before them, have the duty of patrolling and protecting the sunken USS Kracken from interlopers. It's a rather singular life between career and duty. Shiloh knows what she saw twenty years ago when those three masked men left her house. Her mother didn't commit suicide and she intends to prove it. All she needs to do is locate the USS Kracken and get the physical evidence to prove her mother's theory in order to do so. These two characters hare on a collision course from the very beginning. Both are strong personalities, both dedicated to what they believe is right. Of course, with these two authors, you know there's bound to be domestic discipline. Yeah, this was all determination then hot chemistry and explosive scenes along with a mystery trying to be solved, and then the sleaze-ball I didn't give a second thought about decided to show his hand. Now I'm wondering how he exactly fits into the picture. Just a side note of curiosity. Do sharks bite and convert their mates?? Interesting concept, don't you think?
Rhonda
5.0 out of 5 stars OMG! Now I love shark shifters!
Reviewed in the United States on November 4, 2021
I'm a huge fan of shifter stories. You know, wolves, bears, big cats, dragons but I never thought I would like a shark shifter! I don't like sharks but with this book, I think I could easily become a fan. Delta James and Felicity Brandon have teamed up to write Silent Predator and all I can say is wow! Mason is a shark shifter and military guy who is tasked (along with a few others) to protect a sunken ship that seems to hold secrets about WWII that some people don't want found. Shiloh is a professor but is leaving to see if she can figure out why her mother was killed years ago. This story, from the very start, pulled me in. The attention to historical detail was wonderful and the descriptions of Mason when he shifted was something I could easily picture in my mind. Will Mason be able to stop Shiloh from snooping around? Can he keep her safe? Oh, don't miss this book. If you love shifters, this is one that you will love!

Fearless: Ghost Cat Canyon Book 4

Running from the law won’t stop me from protecting my mate

Serena is my bonded spirit. The first time I saw Serena I was mesmerized by the water nymph playing naked in the stream. I knew immediately that she was mine.

As a human, she’s not aware of my lion. I make plans to share my secret and propose. Taking her to my favorite spot in the hills for a special date.

But before I can claim her as my own, my father is murdered and I become the prime suspect.

They have issued a warrant for my arrest. My brothers convinced me to hide in the wilderness while they work to find the killer.

Now I am on the run and my mate is alone.

I will prove my innocence and claim my mate.

Who killed Cyrus?

The Reviews!

Redrabbitt
TOP 1000 REVIEWER
4.0 out of 5 stars BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
Reviewed in the United States on August 19, 2021
The series will be an ongoing saga, so this is your warning for those who get upset that the story does not end and consider cliffhangers or unanswered sagas an issue. The sons of Cyrus and Hannah Waverly, Cade, Cash, Cole, and Clay, will each be involved in the storylines. The series is a paranormal shifter tale with steamy heat and power exchange and includes dubious consent and consent. The story is full of action, adventure, danger, mystery, suspense, passion, romance with a dominant man and a woman who loves him enough to acquiesce and submit.

The story's plot will have Clay Waverly and Serena Clarke along with the battles they must face—before they find each other and then after. While the beginning of the book sets up these two characters, it will bring up things that happened in the previous stories and how it all falls into place using a timeline up to the present day. How Serena came to live in the area, and when Clay first sees her, knowing she is his bonded spirit.

“She was a bit like a wild mare: beautiful, intelligent, strong, and courageous, but distrustful.”

From the previous stories, for some reason, the sheriff’s office wants to place the blame for Cyrus's death on Clay—since he doesn’t have an alibi. The person he was with was shocked to learn he is a lion shifter and fled—now, she is back, and she is fierce, ready to help protect him.

“It was a lot to take in, but did it really change how she felt about him? Her heart ached at the idea that she might never see him again. Could she live with the fact that he wasn’t completely human? More to the point, could she live without him? Did she even want to?”

“Give to me, Serena. You’re mine. My mate, my bonded spirit, my everything.”

The story has the good, the bad, and the evil—and trouble is coming Clay’s way. Clay and his brothers know he can live off the land and stay safe, but not if Serena is with him. To protect others, Clay must go in hiding, and once Serena comes to terms with his shifter status, she knows that it doesn’t matter, only the love they have for each other. She will be of more help at Koyama, working with Kennedy, drafting motions and cooking, and offering her support at the ranch. But, how far will a sheriff go to get to Clay? Will he try to implicate Serena?

There are still unanswered questions surrounding the death of Cyrus and even Hannah—now Clay is arrested, being accused of murder. The plot only thickens, and new information will be revealed, along with the killer in the final book, Strong.
Sara B.
VINE VOICE
5.0 out of 5 stars Another fantastic book in this fabulous series!
Reviewed in the United States on August 19, 2021
A fantastic installment in the Ghost Cat Canyon series! The mystery surrounding the murder of Cyrus, the much hated sire of the Waverley brothers, continues to provide some suspense and drama while the steamy relationship between Clay and Serena will fog your glasses. Of all the Waverley brother’s Clay is the only one who has had a relationship with his bonded mate for a long period of time, approximately 18 or more months. He and Serena really know each other and have developed a significant bond despite Clay’s insistence they hide their connection to keep Serena off his father’s radar.

Serena’s past includes working for Kennedy Greyson’s law firm as a paralegal and after being fired she ended up working for Earthly Spirits winery which is owned by Wolf shifters and a part of another series by the author. I love when you little Easter eggs that tie books to other works by the author or other authors. Unless you are familiar with the Tangled Vines series, you won’t even realize the significance of these other characters and it in no way impacts this story. It’s just a fun tie-in for fans of The author’s other works.

The suspenseful storyline has evolved over four books and continues to add clues for the reader to solve the mystery before answers are learned in the next book. The legal drama and paranormal elements have added to my enjoyment of this series in addition to the D/s & BDSM elements Delta always includes in her books.

I’m really looking forward to the final book in this series which will focus on Cole and Kennedy’s relationship, past and present, and bring the conclusion to the mystery of who murdered Cyrus and why.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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Donna L
4.0 out of 5 stars Shifter Romance
Reviewed in the United States on August 19, 2021
This book by Ms. James has a touch of mystery, danger, intrigue, conflict,
all set amongst an incredible love story. It was beyond sexy with chemistry
so electrifying you will be left with goosebumps. The intimacy between Clay
and Serena was smoking hot. Once again, we are back on Koyama with the
Waverly brothers. This is Clay and Serena’s story but does include all of the
characters from the previous books in this series. I enjoyed the emotional
story that brought Clay and Serena together.

Serena never expected that being fired from her job would lead her to Looking
Glass Falls and straight into Clays arms.Serena’s reaction to finding out the truth
about Clay was to run, but his growl called to her soul, and her place was to be
at his side, proving him innocent of his father's murder.

Clay was on the run. A prime suspect in his father's murder.Keeping Serena safe
while one step ahead of the law proved challenging. She was his. His mate.His
bonded spirit.

This chapter of this saga was compelling and full of excitement. I can't wait for
the next book for answers to the mystery that is this series.

Stone Cold Protector: Dragon Guard Series Book 38

Blowing things up since before he could walk, Oz, Oscar Tomas to his momma and only his momma, could make bombs out of anything and everything ~ lady’s knickers, a torn shoestring, even dried-out, old cow patties. There was nothing he couldn’t make go boom, nothing he couldn’t bend to his will.

Then came London.

Intelligent, quick-witted, and strong-willed with more curves than a country back road, Oz was defenseless in the face of the fiery attraction he felt for this redheaded bombshell. Busting through his iron-clad defenses like a landmine, for the first time, the Guardsman known as ‘Stone Cold’ struggled to find his balance.

So, he opened his mouth and stuck both feet along with half his ass in as far as they would go.

Now, the tables are turned, and her father’s been abducted. The choice is clear. Swallow his pride and help the one woman in all the world created just for him. But will she forgive his arrogance? Can she ever understand his need to protect? Overlook his less than politically correct way of getting his point across? Be his partner when he turned her away without so much as a backward glance?

The Universe doesn’t make mistakes and Fate Will Not Be Denied, but then again, neither has ever dealt with a couple as unpredictable as Oz and his Bobcat.

Take cover! The fuse is lit! Prepare to have everything you ever thought you knew blown to bits!

The Reviews!

Michelle Chantler
4.0 out of 5 stars You never know what's on the horizon
Reviewed in the United States on August 1, 2020
Verified Purchase
Stone Cold Protector
By Milly Taiden.

Paranormal is such an amazing genré, it opens the door into so many different opportunities and ways for the characters and the magic surrounding them to be developed into pieces and works of art
Julia Mills is an expert at creating these world’s, and “Stone Cold Protector” is another perfect example of
How superbly she is able to bring together a couple, who have an apocalyptic issue to deal with, together.
Seemingly complete opposites, Oz and London find themselves in perfect balance once they allow their pre conceived ideas to be pushed aside.
Full of fast paced action, never ending twists and turns challenging situations and even stepping into the unknown, will keep you wanting to turn the pages to find out exactly where all this adventure is going to finally end up.
Not even the demonic possession of family members, will stop these two strong willed characters, from completing what they know has to be carried out.
With his shifter brothers and mate, Oz and those who have been prophesied to complete, this magical action taken all the steps necessary, returning to the underworld and it’s prison the demon who has enjoyed wrecking havoc to everything it touched.
Suddenly they find together they have what it takes to achieve rendering this walking evil back to the prison it should never have escaped from.
Leaving us with the continuation of a series a reader would find hard to turn away from.
If paranormal is what you enjoy, then your going to have trouble putting it down.
This is one book that wi hook you in from the first chapter.
Tabi Ann
5.0 out of 5 stars Can't Help But Love Me Some Dragons
Reviewed in the United States on March 30, 2019
Verified Purchase
Always love it when these big tough dragons lose their head when meeting a beautiful woman. Why do they think that being rude will earn them points?.. I swear that is not the way to hide how you feel, but what do I know..lol

Perfect story addition to this world and Mills world of dragons. Always love when we blend two worlds together and characters seem to mesh. When they are brought together correctly and with great flow and proper character attitudes.

This story was great and you didn't want to put it down, can't wait for more.

Until Next Time... Tabi
marsha hunt
5.0 out of 5 stars Oz should be given the worst 1st impression award!
Reviewed in the United States on March 29, 2019
Oz should be given the worst 1st impression award! From the first line of the book he has ATTITUDE! Not only NOT wanting to work with another agency but also not wanting to work with a partner. And when that partner sends an “electrical current strong enough to power the entire Vegas strip for a month of Sundays…” and the first thing he says to his mate is “oh, F@!@! no. Not now. Not ever….” Well things can only get better from this point forward. FYI – it does !
London who takes nothing from anyone is about to have her whole world shaken and it will take not only Oz willing to work with London but London willing to work with Oz and others to save not only her family but her the whole O’Connor Pounce.
I love the Dragon guard books and yes this is number 38 but they are standalone books for the most part but where is the fun in that! This was a great story and the friction between mates is always fun to watch because they want to fight it but you know they can’t for long!
Julia has a way with words that make you not want to put the book down and once the last page is read you watch your e-mail for the notice of a new book coming out!
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