Leap of the Lion (The Wild Hunt Legacy Book 4)

She shifts for the first time on the day of her escape.


After a decade of captivity, Darcy MacCormac escapes the corrupt, clandestine organization called the Scythe, leaving family and friends behind. She must find a way to rescue them. Discovered by other shifters, the brand-new cougar gets two mentors. Blademage Gawain is an easy-going blacksmith with a steel-hard core. His brother Owen is a deadly warrior. Grumpy. Rude. And he doesn’t like her.

They aren’t the mates she’d dreamed of—they’re more.

Powerful, dominating Owen protects the clan—especially the weak—and the only remnant of an abused childhood is his avoidance of females. Now he has to mentor one? Although Gawain soon falls for the dauntless little cat, Owen knows better than to lose his head. But Darcy has a gift for repairing everything…including damaged hearts.

Love isn’t in her destiny.

In the brothers’ arms, Darcy finds safety. Comfort. And love. But however much she longs for a future with Owen and Gawain, her people need her. Somehow, she must find the courage and skills to save them, even if the attempt demands her life.

The Reviews!

Chrissy.ok
5.0 out of 5 stars Finally
Reviewed in the United States on May 22, 2019
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So I'll just say I was unsure about this story which is why I kept putting off reading it. I've loved this series and when one as that the problems for this couple were going to be more dramatic and intense I was unsure how it would go. Because sometimes when problems escalate like they did in this book the core of the story - the love, romance & living - can get lost in the scramble and the story really just becomes about the new and dangerous problem. But thankfully this author was able to avoid that problem and she did it well. She gave us all the suspense, and drama and intense build up of this new and dangerous problem everyone's facing while still making the stories main couple and their development a priority. So the love and romance where intertwined with this problem instead of one being overshadowed by the other. Darcy was strong but she also had plenty of internal issues to deal with but she never backed away from them or ignored them or any problem which I really liked. I loved gawain and would love to see more blademages in the future because he was just yummy. And Owen grumpy and controlling but under all that you could see his caring for everyone else. It's hard to pick a favorite couple in this series because they are all so good, but this one might take the cake for now. This was a story where each part of this couple finally achieved their dreams, and the HEA was good. I'm the future I'd love to see Part in and Fell get a book, and maybe have a book where one of these new-ish females gets knocked up at a gathering in the middle of her story would be fun. So love, action suspense, plenty of hot moments and wan overall well balanced story so there's not much more you could ask for. Good story and I can't wait to see what's next, would recommend.
	Little Spice
VINE VOICE
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 Hot, Growly, Grumpy Shifter Stars
Reviewed in the United States on November 29, 2017
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If you are into paranormal series, you are missing out if you haven’t treated yourself to Cherise Sinclair’s The Wild Hunt Legacy series. Centered around a small town filled with shifters, these books are full of action, emotions, some tough situations, and loads of chemistry. Each can be easily read as a standalone but I’d start from the beginning with Hour of the Lion just because you don’t want to miss any of the strong heroines and their hot, growly heroes. Cherise Sinclair has a knack for writing books that are not only seriously sexy but jam-packed with characters that have to navigate emotionally and physically difficult situations. Needless to say, I’ve been impatiently waiting for Leap of the Lion, had hugely high hopes for it and wasn’t disappointed in the least.

All three main characters have serious issues they are dealing with. Owen and Gawain are brothers raised in an abusive home with Owen taking the brunt of the abuse from their crazy mother. If that wasn’t heartbreaking enough, we are brought along for the ride as Darcy escapes from an evil group called the Scythe, who had imprisoned an entire town’s worth of shifters for years. The females are being held as hostages in order to force the males to carry out missions for the group. The females are dying off at an alarming rate and if Darcy can’t get help soon, all will be lost, especially for her brothers.

I loved Darcy. She was strong and unbelievably brave, willing to do anything to save her people even if it meant putting herself back into the very danger she escaped from. She was hardworking and loyal, and extremely smart, learning how to not only be a Daonain but also all the rules that went along with it. It’s good she was assigned two sexy, growly, and knowledgeable mentors to help her along.

As much as I loved Darcy (and Gawain too) it was Owen who completely stole my heart. He was growly, grumpy and, because of his issues with his mother, a borderline misogynist. A Cahir, or god chosen warrior for his people, he was perfectly suited for keeping his people safe from harm but his attitude needed some serious work.

Gawain was a blade mage, which made him physically tough, but it was his laid-back attitude that made him an imminently more suitable choice of mentor for Darcy, although the task of was given to them both. I think Gawain was the voice of reason, a calming influence for both Owen and Darcy.

The more Owen and Gawain got to know their new charge, the more they wanted her no matter how hard Owen fought it. As for Darcy, she developed feelings for her mentors, but she knew as soon as she had control of her newfound cougar, she needed to go help her people.

These three had lots of lessons to learn, from trust, to control, to how to forgive oneself. Leap of the Lion was an action-packed emotional journey, and although a slow burn at first, it was hot as Hades too. I can’t wait to see what happens next for the characters in The Wild Hunt Legacy.
	Lovingbooks1
5.0 out of 5 stars Can’t stop reading
Reviewed in the United States on July 6, 2019
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It’s the middle of the night and I had to keep reading until I was finished. Sinclair is ruining my sleep!
As this is the last book in this series I’m sad to be finished, I’ve loved following the shifters in the little town. The tolerance, love and acceptance they show for each other is heartwarming.
There’s so many characters I would love to learn more about so I hope there will be more books.

I’ve said it before and I say it again; Sinclair has a unique way of creating a world of her own in her series, and it pulls you in so you’re a part of it.
With characters that are developed in to realistic personalities I feel like I know them.

No unnecessary descriptions of surroundings
Lots of good dialogues
Suspense that holds my interest all the way through
Sweet and steamy love scenes.

If you like shifter romance I promise you’ll like this series
WFTM (cntryrox)
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
Reviewed in the United States on November 16, 2017
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Darcy is a panther shifter but has been held captive for ten years. Her and her female villagers were held while the brothers were made soldiers and if they didn’t do as they were told, the sister was killed. They were not allowed to touch, talk, or shift. When she overheard a conversation, she escapes and gets lost in a park.
Owen is a Cahir, a warrior ,and doesn’t trust females because of his mother. Gawain is a blademage, makes magical blades for the shifters, and is Owen’s brother. Owen helps rescue Darcy and brings her back to their town. The cosantir assigns them to be mentors to Darcy. Teach her the shifter ways and how to shift, hunt, and the laws of their people.
She wants to rescue her village people but they have to find the prison first. They want to plan an attack against the prison and the soldier camp at the same time. But when the cosantir’s mate is taken, their attack must happen now and Darcy must lead the way.
I’ll be honest, it was a little confusing at first to me but the more I read, the more I loved it. Action packed, fast paced story. There are multiple men having sex with one women and then it becomes a ménage. The sex is very hot. Darcy is lovable and strong. Owen is quiet and grumpy. Garwain is big and sweet.

Dragon Guard Series Book 13: Resurrecting Her Dragon

One dragon on the brink of death…

One extraordinary woman who is so much more than she seems…

One prophecy that could ruin them all…

This one’s for all the marbles.

Fate Will Not Be Denied but that was before the Sun got involved…

The Reviews!

Robin Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars A Phoenix for his Dragon
Reviewed in the United States on May 29, 2016Verified Purchase
OMG I absolutely loved this story. Rory is such a bad ass so full of life and laughter to find him in a coma waiting to die from hellhound poisoning was traumatizing. Claire the phoenix matriarch is his mate and on her way to heal him but as luck would have it she never arrives to the lair as planned because an evil griffin who plans to be her mate as well kidnaps her. And that my friends is all I will reveal of the story. Just know that there is plenty of emotional ups and downs as well as action to be found within, of course there is also romance in these pages.

Do yourself a favor and grab a copy. Ms. Mills gets better with every story she writes and I am so glad that I was given an ARC for an honest review and hope to buy a copy as well.

Diana Page

5.0 out of 5 stars 13th Book is the Luckiest Number for a Dragon !!
Reviewed in the United States on June 7, 2016Verified Purchase
Rory is the youngest dragon brother and something of a jokester . While he is an excellent fighter and Dragon Guard, he still tends not to take things to seriously, until he is bitten by a hellhound on his last mission, and unless some kind of miracle happens, he's going to be a dead dragon. Enter his miracle in the form of Claire a Phoenix (Sun Bird, Thunderbird) whose tears can heal anything including hellhound bites. Just one problem, a Griffin has decided Claire is his mate and he intervenes by sending his brother and a bunch of other griffins to bring her "home" , just as she's riding to heal Rory. Of course with Rory in a coma, the other Dragons set up a rescue plan to go and get Claire back, but Rory takes a turn for the worse, and a close family friend lends him some strength and we'll, your going to need to read the book to learn the rest !! I don't do spoilers !! Just know that this is one of the best of the 13 books in the series. There is action, angst, love, fear, and several new key characters are introduced. All while keeping beloved characters from the previous books front and center. While this is a stand alone book and you could read it without knowing anything from the previous books, you will enjoy it to its fullest by reading the other books in the series. Kudos Julia Mills 5 ''s . Can't wait for book 14, and anyone who says 13 is an unlucky number, should read this 13th book of this series !!
Rhonda Hicks
VINE VOICE
5.0 out of 5 stars Rory and Claire's tale is one that will capture your heart
Reviewed in the United States on April 23, 2019Verified Purchase
'Went to Hell … check. Saved my brother's mate … check. Saved a Guardsman we all thought was dead … unplanned, but hell yeah on the check. So now what? Oh yeah, lay here and be bored to death. HA! I mean, that's unless the hellhound poison coursing through my veins doesn't kill me first. Good times. Good times.' If you've been following the series, then you know Rory is the youngest of the O'Rourke boys; a great guardsman and fighter but also the practical joker who rarely takes things seriously. Until he winds up in a coma from the poison of a hellhound.
Claire is the phoenix matriarch. She's also Rory's fated mate. There's just one problem. She's trying to get to her mate and a Griffin has decided he wants Claire and her powerful abilities. Julia Mills has once again shown how fate plays a HUGE role in the lives of these Guardians and their lives. Rory and Claire's tale is one that will capture you heart and keep you in the circle with the rest of their friends and family. I just love this series.
Betty Olsen
5.0 out of 5 stars "These two souls, two halves of the same whole"
Reviewed in the United States on May 30, 2016Verified Purchase
Bk #13 continues from Bk #12 with Rory O'Reilly being bitten by a hellhound and it's poison is going through his system and he's paralyzed. There is only one person who can save him and that's Clair Featherstone, the Matriarch of the Clan of the Sun. This is the year that she will have to choose a mate-between good and evil. She has seen the evil Malik and will not be choosing him. She also has seen Rory and knows he is her mate, is a dragon and has chosen him. Rory also has had dreams of this gorgeous woman and knows she is his mate - if he lives to see her. Claire is on her way to save Rory and claim him has her mate. If it only was as simple as it sounds, but then it never is.

I just loved this story about Rory & Claire-the story pulls you in from the start until the finish! It has sexy romance, plenty of action and suspense. Besides who doesn't love Dragons and there are plenty of them!! Also enjoyed meeting some new friends. I so highly recommend this book and the whole series.

Aloha Shifters: Jewels of the Heart Book 6: Lure of the Fox

Destiny only puts events into motion. The rest is up to you.

Desert fox shifter Ella Kitt has no problem risking her life — but never, ever her heart. Not that she expects to do either when she flies to Maui to help her Special Forces comrades with an easy security job. Or maybe not so easy, because she’s forced to work — and live — in close quarters with smoking hot army hero, Jake McBride. Jake isn’t just the one-night stand who makes her scarred heart flutter and her fox’s tail wag — he’s also a human, totally off-limits to shifters of her kind.

Head over heels in love? Not Jake McBride. It’s just that he can’t shake Ella out of his mind — or his dreams. But when destiny reunites him with his kick-ass lover, he can’t deny the attraction any more. There’s something powerful and alluring about Ella — plus a hidden, sensual side he longs to set free.

At the same time, mystery surrounds Ella and Jake’s new employers at Koa Point. How exactly can a group of Special Forces vets afford to live on an exclusive oceanfront estate? What deadly enemy is closing in on their sun-kissed corner of paradise? And is that enemy targeting someone at the estate — or targeting Jake?

The Reviews!


Colleen

5.0 out of 5 stars Completely Delicious
Reviewed in the United States on January 8, 2018Verified Purchase
And so we come full circle, but this time, not so much like "Magnum, PI," because we don't have a heartbreaking episode with Magnum narrating about his own death and such, where you realize that he's been looking back on his life this whole time... [cue the tears] No, what we have is Ella, the woman who sent Tessa to Maui in the first "Aloha Shifters" book, and started us down this fantastic path to begin with.

She was the one who saved Tessa from the clutches of a dark and heartless Dragon, putting her on the path to her Fated Mate and the first Spirit Stone. Every so often, we've heard whispers of her in other books - enough to make us wonder about her - but finally Ella gets a story of her own!

Just when we think that all 5 Stones have been found, we learn that there's one more Stone out there, more power than the rest. Our brave band of Shifters can't relax and enjoy their Happily Ever Afters quiet yet, but they're going to need some help to prepare for the final battle to come, and that's where Ella comes in.

There's no question as to whom Silas will call for help, of course. Ella served with them overseas, and she's a fellow Shifter. But with one of the females heavily pregnant, he has to bring in TWO extra hands, not just one. What's a Type A Alpha Dragon to do?

Enter Jake McBride. He may not be a Shifter, but he's a decorated Army Ranger, he's served with them before. The men of Koa Point all agree it's the perfect plan, especially since they've all witnessed Ella's hot-and-heavy sleep-talking sessions about Jake more than once. Being happily mated themselves, they decide it's all in brotherly "good fun" to pair these two up...

Which of course is a fun, recipe for disaster-type plot-point.

Take 1 uber-strong magic gem
Add 1 power-hungry female dragon in a fake-marriage plot,
Then Shake liberally with an evil psycho-villain
Crank the temp up to steam with love scenes between 2 amazing Heroes (cool off with ice cubes, as needed)
Spike with adrenaline,
Ad a dash of________
Garnish with an adorable calico kitten

What? Did you think I'd give you the ENTIRE recipe? Where's the fun in that? Read it and fill in your favorite ingredients yourself.

K Cram

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Series!!
Reviewed in the United States on January 23, 2018 Verified Purchase
Dragons, tigers, bears, foxes and more! Lure of the Fox is a wonderful conclusion to the Aloha Shifters: Jewels of the Heart series.

Jake (human) and Ella (fox shifter) served in the military and had a night of passion that neither of them ever forgot. Ella knew that Jake was her mate, but Jake new nothing about shifters and Ella was not about to risk his life by initiating the mating bite. She couldn’t watch her mate die as her mother had. Human males don’t fare so well with the mating bite, as their bodies fight the change to hard.

When fate brings them together again to work at Koa Point providing security, will they be able to fight the mating pull that wants to bring them together? This story is filled with action, suspense and twists and turns, that ends up putting Jake and Ella in a life and death situation. But fate provides a very strong ally in a small spirit stone that just might be the answer to putting Ella’s fear to rest and allow her to have her happily ever after with her mate.

Loved Jake and Ella’s story, which also included the rest of the Koa Point team and the introduction to a couple little ones that make their entrance into the world.

I highly recommend this series. If you enjoy shifter stories with action, suspense and of course love, you will want to read each book.

RetiredHsMom

4.0 out of 5 stars Great Conclusion!
Reviewed in the United States on March 22, 2018 Verified Purchase
Rated 1-5 stars w/ 5 being the best

Overall: 4 stars
Performance: 4 stars
Story: 4 stars

I was so happy to see Ella get a book. There was always something intriguing about her. I loved her with Jake. I ached every time Ella would remind her fox why she couldn't mate with Jake. The smexy scene in the hotel was scorching!

I truly loved how Jake handled finding out about shifters and didn’t let it scare him away from the woman he loved or his friends. It showed what a strong person he really is.

The ending was somewhat predictable as we know the main characters will ride off into the sunset together. Still…it was a satisfying ending to the series.

Ms. Lowe did a great job of weaving the 5 books into a great series to read and/or listen. Ms. Osborne’s narration was well done as well.

While this series is complete, Moira is still out there somewhere planning her evil schemes. Thank goodness we have a spin-off series coming so we can eventually see her downfall. I'm hoping the original Island crew has cameos so we can peek in on their lives.

Disclosure: I received a free copy of the audiobook.

Kindle Customer

5.0 out of 5 stars Endless love
Reviewed in the United States on January 7, 2018Verified Purchase
Can it be the special forces that Ella belonged to so long ago which includes two of her brothers trying to play matchmaker or do they know something their not telling? Ella has known the second she laid eyes on Jake he was her mate but not many men accept the change and as he didn't want that life. She figured they would have that one night together while in the fields and what a night. So much more she talked in her sleep calling out his name. Hence the idea. They think they are slick. Plus they are all mated up. Even Silas their team leader was getting married. Jake never stopped thinking about Ella. One night was not enough he wanted forever but at the time he garnered. They were both just doing their jobs and crossing paths whenever assignments permitted. He knew she always wanted to be treated equal so he made sure his squad treated her like she was 6'2minus 10...too cute. Well one last mission, infiltrate the hotel where Silas is having reception and seek out the people who out for them. On a side note he also has to be watchful because someone is gunning for his old unit as well. Something to do with a mission. Oh did I mention they had to pose as newlyweds. That's right theyz married now for realz. Aww don't worry you can just get a divorce after the assignment forget about an annulment cuz you know you can't have hanky panky. And they are pretty much got that covered in spades. Come along and check out this adventure, of strength, love, animals behavior, self sacrifices and what the power of a smoother of the gem stones can do and a stick. Yeah I said a stick. This story was like "you had me at hello." A must read.

Dragon Guard Series Book 11: Her Dragon’s No Angel

Book 11 in the Dragon Guard series. The books can be read as stand-alone stories, but it is advisable to read them in order to get the most enjoyment from the series. 

Take one snowbound dragon, combine with one Christmas Angel, throw in a healthy dose of an attraction only the Universe could have conjured and top with the largest blizzard in a hundred years. 

Now sit back and enjoy the show! This one’s gonna be a bumpy ride!
Fate Will Not Be Denied but Heaven’s Got A Plan of Its Own!

The Reviews!

MonicaMartin41 Top Contributor: Fantasy Books
VINE VOICE
5.0 out of 5 stars Awww a Christmas Angel and a dragon!
Reviewed in the United States on April 11, 2016 Verified Purchase
Oh my...such a sweet and funny story about an angel and a dragon caught in a storm! We meet Tomas and Holly. Well we know of Tomas in book 10 briefly. So, we dont know much about him. He's a dragon from 2 pure dragons which sorta makes him royalty hes a gold/red dragon. Instead of ruling he just wants to be a Dragon Guard and protect his people and innocents. Hes a great guy and sweet and funny. As a favor to Rayne he drops off a package to Maddox, but after doing that he's now stuck in a blizzard and his wings froze. So, he sought shelter in a cave. Then we meet Holly and very beautiful Angel on her last flight/mission before she is to find her mate. Well...shes always been told she'd mate with a fellow Christmas Angel. So, she is really confused and freaked out about this pull to Tomas. Spending time together and obviously fate can't be denied...they quickly bond mentally...but not mate quite yet. There is someone who is in need of help. They have both forces pulling them light and dark and Holly and Tomas work together to bring it/her into the light. Its actually really heartwarming. I loved the story and meeting Holly and Tomas. Hopefully we get to see more of them later. This was a novella length about 120 pages or so. Went sooo fast! I think whats really funny is these younger dragons have a hard time blocking their thoughts from others haha. Talk about embarrassing! 🙂
Jgtimm
5.0 out of 5 stars Her Dragon's No Angel (Dragon Guard Series Book 11)
Reviewed in the United States on July 5, 2016Verified Purchase
This is my first dragon shifter book, and now I discover it's the eleventh one of a group of twelve - so far! Talk about stepping into a whole new world! But I loved it, right from the start. Tomas is a very powerful and very old dragon, and one reason for his power is that he was born of two dragons, a red and a gold. He longs for his mate, but nearly despairs of ever finding her. But now he has found her, and she's not the dragon he was expecting - she's an angel! And together they are more powerful than either one was alone, a truly magical mixture, capable of doing great good. (And of making you laugh out loud while you're reading, so take my advice, and don't try to explain why you're laughing so hard to the folks around you. They'll think you're crazy!) I "bought" it for free on Amazon this morning, and you can do the same. I hope you get it, 'cause I know you'll enjoy it. If you do, please take the time to leave a review, so maybe someone else will have the same pleasure.
Gwen
VINE VOICE
5.0 out of 5 stars Of course the news is super duper great to Tomas
Reviewed in the United States on April 5, 2016Verified Purchase
Tomas is sent on a mission by Rayne to deliver the object pulled out of the ground when they unearthed Drago. Tomas must deliver it to a very old dragon shifter that has the knowledge to unlock the object. On his way back, Tomas is grounded during a snowstorm. But, there is an upside to this detour. Tomas meets Holly, a Christmas Angel and his true mate. Of course the news is super duper great to Tomas, he couldn't be happier. Holly is a bit apprehensive, she has been lead to believe her true mate would be another Angel that she wouldn't meet until she completed her final mission. Holly is resistant to Tomas' mate claim. The two must team up to help another fight against evil that wished to corrupt and distort to its will.

Roxie's Ferguson /Roxie's Romance Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars "You will love this Exciting Dragon shifter Romance series"
Reviewed in the United States on August 27, 2018Verified Purchase
Each story is better then the one before. You will find yourself glued to the pages. As you get caught up in the world of these sexy Dragons! Each character has unique and awesome personalities.
Tomas is a Dragon Guard. His commander sends him on a mission at Christmas time. While flying back home he runs into a blizzard! This is when he meets Holly a Christmas Angel! Holly was sent on a mission by her commander. Tomas knows right off that Holly is his mate. Holly is confused as she believed Angels had to mate Angels. But she can not denigh their connection! Tomas is determined to prove Holly wrong. That they belong together no matter what she thought.
You will love this super exciting,very funny, thrilling, suspenseful, and scorching hot Dragon shifter Romance. It is a five star plus story and series!

Sealord (Alpha Lords Book 6)

She will be claimed and bred, but first she must be tamed.

Only one thing could have awakened Kellan from long centuries of sleep. The scent of his mate.

Míorúilt has the blood of dragons in her veins and taming her will be no easy task, but Kellan wouldn’t want it to be. While he slumbered he dreamed of how sternly and shamefully he will punish her defiance and how thoroughly he will claim and ravage her beautiful virgin body.

Now it is time.


Mom12
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting Dragon story
Reviewed in the United States on August 10, 2020 Verified Purchase
This was the second book in the series, staring the second Dragon to awaken, Kellan and M (I can't remember how to spell her complicated name). I really liked how the story centered on women pushing back against being forced to marry and do what the men want them to do. Unfortunately, there is genetics and traditions, and Kellan has decided to teach M what it's like to be a female dragon. The other women are super strong and loved their varied ways of dealing with the upheaval of being forced to leave their home. There was an interesting bit revealed that might complicate the relationship between Kellan and M.
Patricia Hoffstaetter
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding
Reviewed in the United States on June 1, 2020
I really enjoyed reading this outstanding, dark dragon shifter romance & it can be read as a standalone. It has a well-paced, strong plot filled with some unexpected situations & it certainly grabbed my attention within the first few pages & kept it until the end. The characters are strong-willed individuals with unique personalities that display a determination to succeed although the female character portrays realistic defiance & tries to avoid an inevitable future. There is good support from the secondary characters.
It is about: the second male dragon shifter & Lord of the Sea (Kellan) has finally awaken from his slumber with one thought in his mind & that is to claim his mate (Miorúilt) of whom he has been dreaming about but she is not too keen about this idea.
There is: dragon shifters, friendship, fated mates, action, adventure, twists & turns, intrigue, suspense, drama, tragedy, sanctuary, dreams, determination, confrontations, manipulations, defiance, threats, coercion, some dubious/non-consensual scenes, emotional turmoil, discipline, spankings, steamy scenes, contentment & a very interesting ending that is paving the way for the next book in the series. I enjoyed read this dark dragon shifter romance & would recommend it to people who enjoy reading this genre. I sincerely doubt that you would be disappointed.
“I received a complimentary copy, and this is my honest & voluntary opinion”

Sue B
5.0 out of 5 stars This is another wonderful addition, dragon raised from their deep sleep
Reviewed in the United States on May 31, 2020
Mioruilt is a young woman that has grown up working on the land she is a special sort that is absolutely full of attitude and life and she is not in anyway aware that she is actually the last female dragon until one day she finds herself quite literally in a collision course with a dragon.
Kellan is Lord Of The Seas and he has recently waken from a sleep that had been induced by a wizard, during his time sleeping he recalls that he had dreamed of a female who he had never seen before and yet he knew in his heart she was special to him.
This was a simply splendid read and I know that you will not be disappointed, it is a wonderful addition to the previous story and I am sure like me you will be left waiting for the next book.
You will be totally blown away, something that Delta James has become extremely proficient at…..
I voluntarily received and review an Advanced Reader Copy
I thoroughly enjoyed the book and look forward to reading any future publications; keep up all the great writing.
CWJ
5.0 out of 5 stars Kellan Awakes
Reviewed in the United States on May 29, 2020 Verified Purchase
Míorúilt. is the farm girl who isn't aware she's the last female dragon until fate takes a hand and puts her on a collision course (in the air) with Kellan, Lord of The Seas - the next of the elemental dragons to wake from the long sleep. Marvelous second story in the series with what we usually expect from Delta - strong hero, kick-ass heroine, great action and steamy in all the right places. Can be read alone but Delta's books are like potato chips - you can't read just one.

Wolves of Willow Bend Book 6.5: Wolf With Benefits

After graduating college and spending a summer breaking the law, Shiloh Sullivan needs to make amends and accomplish something for Willow Bend. When she returns home, her best friend—the wolfish and playful Matt Montgomery—distracts her. In an effort to make his mother feel better, Matt cons Shiloh into telling his mother that she came home for him. The little fib, he promises, is all his mother needs to feel better about his sister’s recent mating and exodus across the ocean.

Pretending a relationship with a wolf is impossible and, while Shiloh might be human, she knows the rules.

The friendly-with-benefits arrangement suits Matt fine. It makes his mother happy, helps the pack forgive his best friend, and gives him a reason to pry into the secrets Shiloh’s been keeping. Still, the closer they get and the more rules they break, the more Matt’s wolf wants to change their con game into a mating game. Two problems stand in his way—Shiloh’s very human parents never wanted their children to take the bite, and a wolf from across the line has his eye on her, too.

Can Matt keep his best friend and mate her too?

Carol LaGatta
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun Family Drama
Reviewed in the United States on September 2, 2018 Verified Purchase
There are quite a few novellas in this series and this is one of my favorites.

Shiloh was one of the humans that helped Luciana move the wolves to form the sixth pack. She was the first one to return when Mason ordered them home. Not because of the order but because she didn't like what she saw with Patrick challenging Serafina the Delta Crescent Alpha.

Now many are not happy with her being home, wolf and human. The most prominent of those humans, her family.

An incident at the grocery store, has Matt has moving her into his home and she has some decisions to make. He is sort of claiming her as his mate, not realizing it may very well be true.

Lots of family drama in this one, Shiloh's family has some issues with her relationship with Matt.
Niki
5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting addition to the series
Reviewed in the United States on December 16, 2019 Verified Purchase
I had a hard time reading this story, at first. Shiloh, in my opinion, made some extremely foolish, naive decisions. She saw the world as a human and didn’t have a grasp the wolves way of life that would have allowed her to make more informed choices. That said, seeing her try to reintegrate into Willow Bend was hard. Matt’s involvement seemed to completely change her life around, and gave her something else to focus on. Though she still felt she was right, I think she might have finally understood the impact of her actions.
All in all, I loved this story and am glad to have seen Shilohs point of view.

Karli
5.0 out of 5 stars Shiloh and Matt
Reviewed in the United States on December 30, 2015 Verified Purchase
This is a great addition to the Willow Bend Series, answering questions I didn't even know I had. Shiloh left the WB pack for college, then armed with a degree in social work, she helped form an illegal sixth pack. Events within that pack led to her coming home to her human family and her best friend in the WB pack, Matt. Mason, WB pack Alpha, has questioned her thoroughly and forgiven her, with conditions. Others in the pack have been less tolerant and her parents are among those. So when Matt breaks her out of her parent's house and proposes a faux romantic relationship for her to regain the pack's acceptance, she is shocked. But after her vehicle is vandalized in the grocery store parking lot, Matt takes things into his own hands, moving her into his garage apartment. And from there, they begin to work through the obstacles to Shiloh regaining full acceptance within the pack that is her extended family. And for each to rethink their role in the other's life.

S Wilgus
4.0 out of 5 stars A nice interlude
Reviewed in the United States on February 8, 2017Verified Purchase
I purchased books 1-3 together as an Amazon deal. I read them over the weekend. I liked the story development and the characters so much that over the last two weeks, I have read books 4 through 10. The characters were well developed, and although each book was a standalone, there was thread of continuity and overlapping characters throughout. The story came to life and the last book, although not a cliffie, makes you really want to read the next one (which is not out until March, 2017). Well worth your time and money to read the series.

Wolflord: Alpha Lords Book 3

Ruari of Clan Dundalk knew Arielle was his mate as soon as he set eyes on her, but he had planned to court her properly. When she arrives in his lands as an uninvited stowaway, however, he decides it is time for this beautiful, headstrong female to be taught her place over his knee.

As she is led to her new mate’s castle naked, blushing, and sore, with only a sheet to hide her helpless arousal, Arielle’s fury at being bared and spanked is exceeded only by her desperate need to be thrown to the ground and ravaged by the brute who just punished her so shamefully.

She won’t have to wait long…


CWJ

5.0 out of 5 stars WOW For Wolflord
Reviewed in the United States on November 16, 2019Verified Purchase
I read an advance copy of this book and, as I always say, my review is that I just purchased my own copy. The story of Ruari and Arielle and her journey from expecting to be the perfect:"mistress of a great pack" to kick-ass mate. Ruari will discover that what he thought he wanted may not quite be what he gets when "fate" strikes. Loved it. As usual a great story, well written characters, romance and sizzle. Thanks Delta
CChase
5.0 out of 5 stars Ruari and Arielle's story
Reviewed in the United States on December 1, 2019Verified Purchase
Holy hotness. Loving this series.
I love that Arielle isnt as meek as everyone thought. She has the fire and Sassines like her sister. Love seeing her give Ruari fits , not giving in so easy. Even though she knew he is her fated mate .

Ruari takes over his clan after his brother is killed in battle. Becomes Alpha . He knows Arielle is fated mate even before he takes over his clan . He was ready to send a message to Alaric for Arielle. But instead finds her on the ship as a stowaway.
Loved how she didnt go easy off the ship. She soon found out what happens next.
This amazing story. Hope that Ruari brother widow finds happiness again .
One click see how Ruari tames his mate .
Marybeth
5.0 out of 5 stars Arielle is not the sweet young thing they imagine
Reviewed in the United States on November 16, 2019Verified Purchase
I love this next book! Ruari has become the next Alpha of Dundaulm after his brother died. When Arielle escapes Calon Onest she ends up with Ruari who already knows that Arielle is his fated mate. But Arielle doesn't go easy and the story getting to their HEA is wonderful!
Redrabbitt
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5.0 out of 5 stars SUCH IS THE CONFLICTING NATURE OF WOLVES
Reviewed in the United States on November 25, 2019Verified Purchase
Once again, Ms. Delta James has penned a page-turning, action-packed, romantic suspense filled shifter tale. Whether you have read her Wayward Mates series or not, the story will read well as a stand-alone. If you did read Wayward Mates, the story takes place many years into the future; a plague has ravished the earth, things are returned to the old ways, before technology.

NOTE: This is a post-apocalyptic dark shifter romance. It contains explicit sex scenes and may seem as non-con or dubious consent—but it is the way of life among these shifters---especially when they are fated mates. It is a way of life, with a strong, dominant alpha male and an equally strong submissive female who eventually capitulates and finds the pleasure in his control and mastery over her body. Yes, it even comes with the coveted HEA ended.

Now that Rowan has mated to Alaric and Sloan to Gareth, Arielle fears that she will be next for a pairing but decides to head out on her own, maybe start a female pack as their former ancestor did—but running away has her running to her future. Raised to be the mistress of a pack is one thing, being forced into it is another.

“She-wolves in their society had few choices and even less power.”

The sweet, biddable, normally obedient Arielle has more of Rowan in her than most realize, and she will start to assert herself, her wants, and it includes disobedience that will land her in trouble with her Alpha, Alaric, and over the knee of his Beta, Tristan. She isn’t going to have it and makes plans to leave, to branch out on her own, and it starts as a stowaway heading to Erie.

“I want you to be safe and happy, whether it’s in this pack or another. And for that to happen, you need to learn to behave—even when it’s not something you want to do. If you plan to be an effective mistress to a great pack, you will need to obey your mate and alpha.”

“Let this be a lesson to you, Arielle; little she-wolves who break the rules and disobey their alpha get their bottom turned bright red and have to stand in the corner until they have atoned for their behavior.”

Now that Ruari has become Alpha of Dundalk after the death of his brother, he knows it is time to claim his mate. He has felt her calling, and what a shock when he learns that Arielle is a stowaway on a warship sent by Alaric to his waters. He is ready to claim her, but she refuses his claim. She will fight him, but he will win.

“We have a difference of opinion. I suspect we will have more of those than I originally thought. Part of the lesson you need to learn today is that my opinion is the only one that matters. Nay, lass, we are more than well suited, and you know it. You are my fated mate and will do better if you learn to obey me from the start.”

The story has plenty of angst between Arielle and Ruari, and she fights him on his claim, demands the right to run, and still, he must show her his dominance when he catches her. She brings trouble to herself with her attitude, and he shows her she will not be allowed to get away with it. When trouble is on the way, heading straight for Gareth and Alaric, Ruari will not be able to go into seclusion with his mate, but instead must leave her and go to their aid. She wants to go, and he refuses—but will she listen or allow her strong-will to disobey him, knowing what the punishment will be?

“No, you are the daughter of an alpha, sister to a rogue female warrior, and cherished mate to the alpha of Dundalk. In my absence, in most ways, you will rule here. Our clan will look to you for comfort and guidance. There will be those whose mates are with me and do not have your strength, skills, and pedigree. I leave our lands and our clan in your most capable hands.”

“You wanted the Arielle that they all thought me to be—sweet, obedient, meek.”

“I may only be a wolf, but I am your fated mate. I could no more deny that than you. Thus is why it takes a she-wolf who knows her own mind and is beyond compare to take pity on a poor alpha, such as myself, to lower herself to accept my dominance.”

Wolves of Willow Bend Book 6: Untamed Wolf

Dylan Royce, Willow Bend Hunter, is a natural flirt and courted his fair share of she-wolves, but he’s never found the woman who makes his pulse race. With the new pack’s borders verging on Willow Bend territory, he’s tasked with keeping an eye on them. His job grows more challenging daily, especially since one seductive female keeps crossing the line.

Chrystal Landros knows she’s supposed to keep to her side of the Three Rivers-Willow Bend line. But she loves to explore, and Willow Bend is home to some spectacular sites. As a former Lone Wolf, she hasn’t always been certain of her welcome, but her new home in Three Rivers opens a wonderful world of unfamiliar opportunities. Too bad the wolf who makes her blood heat is tasked with keeping her away from the places she wants to visit.

While Dylan and Chrystal clash repeatedly over her border incursions, the game between them threatens to turn deadly. Tensions between Willow Bend and Three Rivers continue to rise. Could their forbidden dalliance be the spark to ignite a war?


Carol LaGatta
5.0 out of 5 stars Tense, fun and intriguing
Reviewed in the United States on August 27, 2018 Verified Purchase
Oh Chrystal, you truly stink at staying within borders. The situations you get yourself into, well let's just say you need to be more careful.

Dylan was looking forward to his date and enjoying the snowfall on his route when he scented the wayward wolf. When he finds her in a precarious position he is annoyed and scared for her.

This is not the last time Chrystal crosses borders. The next time in the middle of a blizzard leads to issues with her pack and Willow Bend. But it also leads to rescuing a wolf and her cub and three days alone with Dylan.

Lots of surprises in this one, we see a bit more the mysterious Enforcer Julian and of course Mason. Some hold your breath scenes and some seriously hot ones.

MELINDA G
5.0 out of 5 stars who lives in her own world on the outside of pack life and you have the makings for a good reality check with both characters
Reviewed in the United States on April 24, 2015 Verified Purchase
In this sixth book of the Wolves of Willow Bend, Heather long continues the story of the trials, dreams, and unexpected happenings to this pack. For anyone who is not sure who Dylan is from the previous books he was the wolf that was mysterious but also the "gift to women", lol, so not ready to settle down. Put a wolf up against a female, Chrystal, who lives in her own world on the outside of pack life and you have the makings for a good reality check with both characters.
Please don't get me wrong because Dylan is one of my favorite wolves at Willow Bend, I just like to see when someone gets blindsided out of the blue and tries their best to deny what is happening. With my heart going out to Chrystal and all that she has gone thru and still going thru, it is no wonder that i was sitting on the edge of my seat to see what would happen next between these two and what role Julian has in Chrystals life.
I am already anxiously waiting for the next book in the series. Thank you Heather.

Niki
5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting and entertaining
Reviewed in the United States on December 15, 2019 Verified Purchase
In the previous stories, I kinda didn’t like Dylan. In fact, at the start of this story, I still didn’t like him. One of the coolest things about this book is how I feel like I can see the wolves around Chrystal changing, as she herself is changing. Though this isn’t my first time reading it, I noticed things that I had previously missed, and am looking forward to rereading the others in this series!

Colorado Avid Reader
5.0 out of 5 stars I think you'll really enjoy this book in the series
Reviewed in the United States on May 7, 2017Verified Purchase
What an interesting story. The first for me that involved an Omega. Chrystal is an interesting - even eccentric -- character trying to find herself and get to know her wolf. It isn't easy for her and no one in her pack understands her either. The first to try to do so is Dylan, a Willow Bend Hunter, assigned to patrol the border. Even he misunderstands her confusion and her missteps, but he makes an effort to know her, to know her background. He becomes her protector, her lover, and ultimately her mate, as Chrystal faces the unknown as the Willow Bend Omega.
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Overlord: Alpha Lords Book 2

She was not asked. She was claimed.

Sloan has lived among shifters long enough to know what happens when an alpha takes a mate, but she never imagined that her turn would come to be marked and mastered. Until today…

Today Gareth of Ravenscar decided she was his, and she wasn’t given a choice in the matter.

Now, with her cheeks blushing, her bottom burning, and the evidence of his rough conquest still dripping down her bare thighs, she is beginning to understand what it truly means to be claimed.


Marybeth

5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it!
Reviewed in the United States on October 5, 2019Verified Purchase
I love this second book in the new series. It is amazing. I will admit that I thought that the mate for Gareth was Arielle. I laughed when I saw how wrong I was! It was Sloan who is his fated mate. Gareth, of course, is an overbearing male who will get his way no matter what. I do love these great male characters. Of course, their whole book is basically Sloan accepting that she is Gareth's fated mate with a lot of action thrown in. Just the way I like it! I hope the next book is about Ruari and Arielle. There is a HEA.

CChase

5.0 out of 5 stars Fated Mate
Reviewed in the United States on October 5, 2019Verified Purchase
Enjoyed reading Garth and Sloans book .
The alpha of Ravenscar, the brother of Alaric who is mated Rowan.
Nice that it started where Warlord ended.
Love how the alpha's tame there fated mates . Even when they want to resist the alpha call.
Sloan was a human taken in by Rowan . When she was caught stealing because of her circumstance.
Garth thought he would get mild she-wolf again . But fates had something else in mind.
Excited to read the next book in this series. Love the dark erotic shifter romance.
This one click ebook. For everyone that loves shifter spanking and hot romance.

Amanda Clark

5.0 out of 5 stars I absolutely and enthralled and can't wait for more stories!
Reviewed in the United States on May 8, 2020Verified Purchase
I have read all of the books following this series of Delta James's books! I am wanting more to follow and cannot wait to see what else is in store. I love how Gareth ends up besting Sloan in a way that he was still upset at her for but still showed that he cared in a way as well as understand that even though she disobeyed him. She done so to help keep her mate and pack safe accepting him as her fated mate and that she loves him and promised to return back to him.
RICK’s wife Ann
5.0 out of 5 stars I like the strong women
Reviewed in the United States on June 26, 2020Verified Purchase
I’m enjoying the series. And will probably purchase the paperbacks. They are well thought out and written. I found one small error where Rowan was named instead of Sloan, which brought me up short for a moment but didn’t detract from the story. The women protect their mates and their people just as the alpha’s do.

Golden Fire Clan (Dragon Guard Series 1): Her Dragon To Slay

Sassy and stubborn have gotten Kyndel through everything life had to throw at her. Will her moxie help when destiny falls at her feet?

Hundreds of years of loyalty to Dragon Guard have made Rayne a fearless leader. When the long foretold pull of his mate rocks the Commander’s world to its core will he be able to save her from his enemies in time?

The chemistry between this strong-willed curvy girl and fierce warrior makes all the difference in the world where nothing is as it seems. The existence of an ancient race of honor-clad, tradition-bound protectors might be hard to accept but now the dead are coming back to life and holding a knife to her neck.

Can these fated mates defeat their greatest enemies and get their happily ever after?

Fate Will Not Be Denied!!

Julia has recently updated her covers for this series. I love the new ones! I also love the grouping of the different clans. For me at least, that helps. I know this is a long series, but it can be touching, funny, and so much more. So please, give it a try!


Lia Hearn
5.0 out of 5 stars This Scorches more than just the Pages
Reviewed in the United States on August 22, 2018Verified Purchase
Her Dragon To Slay
By Julia Mills

Reviewed by Lia
5 Big Stars

I wish I could give this book a hundred stars but since it's a one to give reading, it's a solid five star read. Julia Mills is an outstanding author and I have loved every single book of hers I've been able to read. I can never wait until I can get the next one on my kindle.....

The night these two meet scorched more than just the pages of this book... Despite her fear of the dark making it difficult, Kyndel finds herself forced to walk home after dark one night. What she doesn't know is how that fateful walk was going to forever change her life because she meets Rayne. A loyal dragon guard duty bound to keep humans safe, he could no longer deny his dragon half what it so desperately desires; the one and only person the Universe had designed for both halves of his soul.

Watching them as they bonded and faced the fight of and for their lives was enthralling and held me glued to my screen from the first chapter to the last words. I needed a fan and a bottle of iced water for some parts of the book.

Julia writes dragons like she personally knows some and is getting their personal insight on these books.Though this book is part of an interlocking series, each book can just as easily be read as a stand alone.
pvg123
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it
Reviewed in the United States on July 30, 2017Verified Purchase
I had read the second in this series in a boxed set and it was good enough that I wanted to go back and read the first. Glad I did. The characters are introduced well. Some things that were alluded to in the second book were clearer after reading this first book and, having read the second book I see that the author set up a few things in this book that were more fully explored in the next book. She gave just the right amount of info here; enough for this story without trying to explain everything in one shot. Well done.

Loved the main characters. She's feisty and sassy without being s shrill. He's strong and fits his title of Commander without being a stick in the mud or overbearing. Well, gotta run.I've already purchased the third in the series and I can't wait to see which of the Dragon Guard is next.

Deb D
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun Paranormal Romance
Reviewed in the United States on June 26, 2020Verified Purchase
Her Dragon To Slay is an entertaining paranormal romance by Julia Mills. Ms. Mills has provided readers with a fun read. The characters in the book are loveable and my favorite thing about the book. Kyndel's sister didn't return her car and she's forced to walk home. When Rayne is injured protecting her Kyndel manages to get the dragon shifter to her home. Their story is loaded with drama, humor, sexy bits, action and suspense. I enjoyed reading Her Dragon To Slay and look forward to reading more from Julia Mills in the future. Her Dragon To Slay is book 1 of the Dragon Guards Series but can be read as a standalone. This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.
Mandy Parmenter
5.0 out of 5 stars A sassy woman and a hot dragon guard meet in this dramatic story
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 5, 2018Verified Purchase
Kyndel is sassy and has got through life up to now but on a long trip home from work her destiny falls at her feet. Rayne is a fearless dragon guard commander but when he meets his mate he risks losing his cool while trying to save her from his enemies. Can someone who has come back from the dead and is now holding a knife to her neck destroy the person that the Universe made for him?

Wow - a sassy woman and a strong man - what's not to like? Kyndel was curvy and sassy, and Rayne hot and impossible to resist. The story was dramatic and it had a lot of twists and turns in the story. It was well told and I could feel all the thoughts and emotions was they journeyed through this roller-coaster to find a way to enjoy their destined life together. Very enjoyable - can't wait to read the next one now.
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