Guarding Her Dragon (Dragon Guard Series Book 17)

What happens when a Christmas elf with way too much sass for her little pointed ears finds a centuries old Guardsman buried in the snow?
Well, she takes him home and nurses him back to health, of course.

If only everything was that easy. With six older sisters, two baby reindeer and an evil gnome of an auntie hellbent on world domination, Elsa’s got her hands full.

It’s gonna take more than a little Elven magic and the love of her dragon to make it to Christmas Eve, but this little elf is not giving up. She’s guarding her dragon with all she’s got and finding out the best things in life might just come wrapped in glittering green scales.

The Reviews!

MonicaMartin41Top Contributor: Fantasy Books
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5.0 out of 5 stars An elf and a dragon...sittin on a snow drift? 🙂
Reviewed in the United States on December 6, 2016
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She’s an elf. He’s a dragon. Elsa frees him from his dark magical prison that’s left him frozen for years. She knows he’s special therefore she helps him. Elsa is powerful but keeps her magic locked up tight because she fears it a little. Quinn is one of the lost Guardman Enforcers. When he’s rescued by a beautiful elf he’s very confused and has no memory and his dragon isn’t coming forth. He knows she’s special to him but cant quite remember why. After seeing a woman who appears to be part of Elsa’s family it all comes back and this is the woman who put him and his brethren in magical prisons. Is Elsa and her magic the key to healing his Dragon? Will they be able to defend themselves once that evil gnome comes for Elsa’s magic?

A freakin elf?! How cool is that, y’all? I LOVED Elsa and Quinn. She is a real spitfire and is the youngest and is done with all her sisters teasing her and annoying her. She wants an adventure that isn’t where her siblings are. Well…she sorta gets that adventure in the form of a dragon mate in Quinn. She’s very sweet and funny and beautiful! A big warm heart to boot. Quinn is just adorable and sexy! He’s sweet and protective but understands what Elsa needs in a mate. Not someone who tells her what to do but is a partner as well. They worked so well together. It’s a Christmas tale that will make your laugh and lighten your heart. Loved the book! I will say it was a shame that his brethren weren’t able to taste that revenge on that horrible woman.
Betty Olsen
5.0 out of 5 stars Love the Dragon Guard!!
Reviewed in the United States on December 11, 2016
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This is book #17 of the awesome Dragon Guard series.
Elsa O'Leary and her family live in the Artic Circle. She is a very special Elf that has special powers which she locks into herself as she is a little afraid of it. She and her sister are going to find a Christmas tree and come across the silver, coffin like box. Elsa can tell there is a man in there but the box is surrounded by evil and keeping him trapped. The man happens to be Quinn MacKenna who is an Enforcer of the Dragon Guardsmen. He and his friends were cursed by an evil witch and placed in the coffins. He slowly regains his memory.

Elsa's Aunt Geneva, a wicked gnome, comes for a visit and tries to get Elsa to come and stay with her. Quinn hears her talking and realizes she is the witch who cursed him. He yells at her to get away from his mate. Aunt Geneva takes off. Geneva wants Elsa's powers for herself. She comes back with her buggers and tries to get Elsa. With the magic between Quinn and Elsa powers, they manage to destroy Geneva and her buggers.
Elsa wants Quinn but she wants a partner, not someone who tells her what to do all the time. Ah, the complexities of love. Will they work things out? You'll have to read for yourselves to find out the outcome.

I just love this series and each one gets better than the last one. This book was no exception and I highly recommend it and the whole series. Who wouldn't love books with dragons and all kinds of magical beings! This has action, suspense and some real belly laughs and of course hot romance! I'm eagerly waiting for the next one.
K Cram
4.0 out of 5 stars An Elf and Her Dragon
Reviewed in the United States on December 27, 2016
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I have read all 17 books in this series, and can't wait for the next one!

Quinn is one of the lost Dragon Guard that has been considered dead for over 100 years.

Elsa is an Elf, with some powerful magic that she keeps hidden.

While out looking for a Christmas tree with her sister, Elsa kicks some snow and finds a silver coated coffin. Using her magic she is able to open it and finds a frozen "popsicle" man inside. Her sister wants nothing to do with the man, what if he is evil, but Elsa can't leave him, she feels she has to help him.

Quinn has been locked away, unable to communicate with his fellow brothers in the Dragon Guard. Once Elsa gets him safe and thawed, he is unable to remember who he is or what happened to him.

As Quinn begins to remember who he is and what happened, he also realizes that the aunt of his Elf (mate) is the one that locked him away.

A dragon and an elf, perfect for Christmas time. One might think an elf, really? But Julia Mills has written a wonderful storyline that has humor, magic, action, and of course the love of a mate.

The only thing keeping me from giving it 5 stars, is I wanted to read about Elsa getting to meet the other dragons and the Dragon Mating Ceremony. Always enjoy the preparation the Dragons go through to prepare.

Although you can read this book as a stand alone, I highly recommend reading the entire series.
ETK
4.0 out of 5 stars Another Found!
Reviewed in the United States on July 19, 2020
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Another lost Guardsman is found as a mansicle in a silver coffin.

Elsa, a elf & her sister Mona were out getting a tree for Christmas for their mom when Elsa found the silver coffin & decided to open it. With her elven magic of course & in there she not only finds a mansicle but, also her mate.

Quinn once he was thawed out at 1st didn’t know his name but what he did know was that he immediately felt something for Elsa.

& as the days go by with Elsa’s family taking care of him to get well enough to remember his name & how he got there he also realizes that Elsa is his mate.

But, to find out more you’ll have to read the book.

Purrfectly Mated: A Maverick Pride Tale Book 1

He’s the leader of his pride, she’s a normal with no idea Shifters exist. Can Hunter convince Elissa she’s his purrfect mate?

The leader of the Maverick Pride needs a mate and who better to help him out than the incomparable Gerri Wilder!

Hunter Maverick is having trouble keeping his Tiger under control. The eight-hundred-pound beast that lives inside of him wants him, the Pride Neta settled, but none of the females in his Pride call to him. Only his fated mate will do, but where is she?

Elissa Phoenix has hit rock bottom when a blind date turns out to be an awful disaster. After refusing to put out to pay for her meal, a cold buffet dinner in the most rundown casino on the Atlantic City boardwalk, she jumps out of her so-called date’s car and decides to walk back home. Only it’s a two-hour trip by car and it just started raining!

Can life get any worse? A strange woman stops her stretch limo and offers Elissa a ride. She decides to trust her gut and gets in. Little does she know it is a decision that will change her life forever!

Gerri Wilder is on her way to meet the Maverick Pride leader when she spots a woman walking alone in the dead of night on a dark county road. She has her driver pull over, offering a ride to the curvy stranger. 

Just like that, Gerri knows she has found the purrfect mate for the big bad Tiger of Maverick Point, New Jersey!

The Reviews!

	Sara Munoz
5.0 out of 5 stars Purrfect Mates
Reviewed in the United States on November 27, 2019
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Another great shifter Fated Mates romance. It was very well-written with characters that you feel you know them and want to be their friends, except for one shifter and one sleazy human male. The way she was "purrfect" for him and he for her in their attitudes, actions and wants was very nice also. I dont't want to give away the story, but you will not be disappointed and cannot wait to read more about this clan.

I am voluntary leaving this review for this ARC copy of the story Sara Munoz
5.0 out of 5 stars Purrfect Mates
Reviewed in the United States on November 27, 2019
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Another great shifter Fated Mates romance. It was very well-written with characters that you feel you know them and want to be their friends, except for one shifter and one sleazy human male. The way she was "purrfect" for him and he for her in their attitudes, actions and wants was very nice also. I dont't want to give away the story, but you will not be disappointed and cannot wait to read more about this clan.

I am voluntary leaving this review for this ARC copy of the story
ETK
4.0 out of 5 stars Awesome!
Reviewed in the United States on January 15, 2021
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Gerri Wilder does it again & on the 1st meeting too.

Elissa was walking along the street in the rain after ditching her creepy blind date; when along comes Gerri who not only offers her a ride but, possibly a new job or a mate too.

Hunter was having not only problems with his tiger self but some Pride stuff too. He called upon Gerri to see if she could find him a mate. He didn’t think that on the 1st try that he would find his mate until he smelled something very good.

This book does have a tiny good vs bad plot & some sex scenes in it. But,, to find out more about Hunter & Elissa’s mating you’ll have to read the book
	Tabi Ann
4.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful Story
Reviewed in the United States on December 30, 2019
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I truly loved how the story all came together from the beginning to the end. I mean with everything that you read everything makes sense and comes together in the end. Of course we all have our Gerri quirks and our shifter drama. Dang males always thinking they are more powerful than someone bigger than them or even smaller than them.

The one thing I must disagree with was how agreeable Lissa was with everything being a human and not knowing anything about the shifter world. Needed a little more fight, not sex with that.

Until Next Time... Tabi
Tara Heilman
5.0 out of 5 stars Purrfect chemistry
Reviewed in the United States on November 27, 2019
I am a huge fan of the PDA books. To have one of my favorite authors join the series, bonus. Elissa is having one helluva night. On her walk home, in the rain, she is picked up by none other than Ms. Wilder. This will change her forever change her life. She takes the news of shifters being real very well. But being the mate of one, an alpha tiger on top of it, is a bit harder for her to believe. She and Hunter definitely have chemistry, but she wonders if he needs her to secure his position. Finding his mate would solve all of Hunter's problems. The Pride quickly accepts Elissa as their 'Nari' and things seem to be going well. But there is one among them that is not happy with this new arrangement. When the couple is gifted with something magical, it will bring the two even closer. A bit of mystery, a little action and a whole lot of heat. An of course, a HEA. Ms. Gorri has done it again. I'm hoping to learn more about Brayden in the near future. I would love to learn his backstory. I received an advanced copy and this is my voluntary review.

Decanted: Tangled Vines #2

He only has plans to eradicate the Hunters…until he must chase down his fated mate.

The Hunters are becoming bold. Damian Steel has called a summit of all wolf packs along the Pacific Coast. When Hudson Rhodes arrives on the same motorcycle Steve McQueen once rode, he is expecting nothing more than to come up with a plan to eradicate the Hunters… turning predators into prey.

The last thing he expected to feel was the call of his fated mate. Shasta Warren, the bad girl of the Sonoma Pack, is only willing to be the mistress of her own destiny. But when the Hunters attack and Hudson sends her away to save herself, Shasta can’t help but come to the brooding alpha’s aid.

As Hudson recovers from his wounds, Shasta slips away to begin a secret new life in the Crescent City. But she won’t be able to hide forever. The Alpha of New Orleans is known as an incurable romantic and jumps at the chance to help his old friend, Hudson, bring his fated mate to heel.

The Reviews!

	Redrabbitt
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5.0 out of 5 stars HUDSON AND SHASTA
Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2021
As a fan of Ms. Delta James' Wayward Mates series, there are many similarities in the storyline, two wolf shifters meeting, realizing they are fated mates, which she will fight, but never wins. But then, beyond how they come together, accept fate, and the relationship, the story is new. This new series, Tangled Vines, will also revolve around vineyards.

Shasta Warren, daughter of Artemis Warren, sent her to Sonoma Pack because he was tired of dealing with her. She has earned a reputation of being difficult, but Xander Charles, from Sonoma, shows her kindness compared to her father's Beta. When she goes to the Sonoma Pack, she is a bitter she-wolf, uncooperative, but she isn't mistreated.

Hudson Rhodes has recently ended his military time as a Navy SEAL and is ready to take his rightful place as Alpha of Coronado—removing his older brother, Miles, and his mate, Chelsea. After he sets things right again, he will be going to Damian's for a meeting of other Alphas to discuss the issues with the hunters. What a surprise when he arrives and can smell her—his fated mate.

"Hudson had finally found her. His fated mate was here."

The plot begins with a group of Alphas coming together at Sonoma Pack and having Shasta use their businesses to attempt to make her escape. She may get away on Zeus, Damian's stallion, but once Hudson catches her sent, he is in pursuit, going a different route provided to claim his fated mate. The story has plenty of angst, action, adventure, mystery, suspense, and danger. Before Hudson can claim Shasta, they will come under attack by Hunters, and he is injured helping her escape. Shasta will direct others to his location, and while she might be able to slip away, she doesn't; she waits for Hudson—for the medics—and then must decide her future.

"I’m not afraid of the big bad wolf because I am one.”
“I won’t be playing. When being punished, your likes are not high on my list of concerns. I’m going to take fiendish delight in the way I deliciously discipline you.”
“But who will save you from me? And will I be safe there”
“Always, my fierce, beautiful, courageous fated mate. Always.”

The good, the bad, and the ugly play their roles. While Shasta would rather be by herself, a lone she-wolf, especially with the danger of the Hunters, is foolish. There is something about Hudson that calls to her, she watched him risk his life to save hers, and he treats her well. But that isn’t enough for her to slip away while he is recovering—or him to come to NOLA and find her. The Hunters are becoming more brazen, and the risk is high—but maybe, just maybe, Shasta will be able to convince one of them that they are being played.

“I once thought I wanted no wolf at all. But a wise friend once told me that when happiness with your fated mate presents itself, you are a fool to turn away.” –Darby

“Shasta, I want you to know that not only do I recognize the gift you gave me, but I will cherish it always.”
“I’m thankful to have a mate who knows me so well, but still chooses to be with me.”
“I have no choice, but even if I did, I would always choose to love you and call you mine.”

The story does have power exchange, male dominance, feisty females, who eventually learn submission is powerful. There are explicit scenes and discipline. While this story does not end on a cliffhanger, several people mentioned in it will have their own story next.
Ashley A. Carr
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hudson and Shasta
Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2021
Another wonderful read by this author! Hudson and Shasta balance each other out perfectly. He is an alpha and protective and dominant whilst she is sassy, bratty and willful. Shasta has been a thorn in the side of her Alpha. When Hudson shows up at her pack wanting to discuss the Coronado Vineyard he declares her his mate and let the games begin. The Hunters are becoming more and more bold, what will happen when Hudson is attacked by said Hunters? Will Shasta come to his aide? After she disappears will Hudson track his wayward mate down?
Aunt G
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5.0 out of 5 stars Tension, steam and danger
Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2021
This book easily swept me up into its captivating storyline. The combination of emotion, drama and action is potent and consuming. Shasta and Hudson were amazing characters that really deliver a rock solid one-two punch right to your heart. Shasta was feisty and so easy to feel for and Hunter will have you swooning with his hot intensity and alpha tendencies. Tension, steam and danger keep you on the edge of your seat while being bombarded with heat and excitement. This is my elective, candid review.
Brina
5.0 out of 5 stars Decanted
Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2021
Another fantastic and amazing story! Each book features the same storyline, but highlights different characters. It is all highly entertaining and engaging.
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Rebel Alpha (Aloha Shifters: Pearls of Desire Book 5)

All dragon shifter Cynthia “Brown” wants is a safe place to raise her child and heal from bitter betrayal. When Cal — her first love, her only love, and her destined mate — unexpectedly appears on Maui, he stirs up all kinds of other desires too. But trouble — as usual — is hot on his heels.

Cal Zydler has spent a decade secretively protecting the only woman he’s ever loved. Cynthia may be hopelessly out of his league, but he’ll never, ever give up on her, no matter how forbidden their love is. In his dreams, he rides off into the sunset with his destined mate on the back of his vintage motorcycle. In real life… Well, not every wolf shifter gets a happy ending, especially not a guy from the wrong side of the tracks. And not when danger lurks everywhere — even on a sunny island paradise.

Evil shifter forces are gathering to attack the Hawaiian hideaway where Cynthia and her young son have taken refuge. It’s her darkest hour, and Cal is ready to make the ultimate sacrifice. The future of all shifters stands on the brink, and even the Special Forces heroes of Koakea — dragons, lions, wolves, and bear shifters — will need help to beat the odds. Does Cal pose the ultimate danger, or is he Cynthia’s only hope?

The Reviews!

Kim
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Read (minor spoiler ahead)
Reviewed in the United States on January 3, 2019
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The emotions that are captured from the pages of the story start from the very first words. I was drawn in by Cynthia and her restlessness and then kept reading because of Cal and his deep passion for life and protection. The shifters of Kai Point are family and this easy to feel as you read. I loved the fact that Ms. Lowe was able to have two loves for Cynthia and have neither man have ugly hate for the other. This really is not a stand-alone book. To truly know Cynthia and see how far she has come, you need to have seen the glimpses of her in each of the Pearls of Desire books and her prequel. Cynthia is so much more by the time this book started. She knows that she needs to be more and is willing to do what is needed. This was an excellent read.
Charleann Davis
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5.0 out of 5 stars He's a Rebel wolf shifter she's from a royal line of Dragon Shifters will love be enough
Reviewed in the United States on February 4, 2019
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Wow! This is an action packed suspense filled paranormal romance story.When Cal first met Cynthia he knew she would cause him pain.But never realized how muxch.She was his mate but being a line rebel wolf from the wrong side of the tracks and her coming from a line of royalty,old clan of Dragon shifters their love was doomed from day one,not that he would trade the time they shared even with his heart being ground to dust. Now he is back in Cynthias life to continue to protect her and Joey no matter how much pain he feels from not being able to have her.When years lonely years have passed by he has never been able to forget his mate. Cynthia thinks she owes it to Barnaby to stay a widow until she heard his voice telling her it's ok.Or is she imaging that so she can be with the only man she's ever loved?She loved Barnaby but like a brother even if they had to mate.It's been a lonely life for her but at least she had Joey.What did Cal have? or did he have a endless parade of beautiful woman? When Cal told her there had been no one since her she felt even more guilty.Will they be able to put the past behind?Will they destroy their enemies and have a chance to build a future?Will the men ever accept Cal as one of them ? The twists and turns to this story will keep you riveted until the very last page and leave you begging for more.I love the way this amazing author brings the characters to life before your eyes and makes you feel like you know them personally.I can hardly wait to see what's next by this multi talented author.
Sandy Bowers
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 stars, OF COURSE!!!!!
Reviewed in the United States on January 9, 2019
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Omg, I LOVE Anna Lowe and I LOVE this series!!!! I've been waiting forever (it seemed) for Cynthia's book!!! And it was certainly worth the wait!!! She finally got her happiness, and I must admit to some tears when she first saw Cal. And I've adored little Joey throughout the whole series. How far she came about her attitude concerning Joey and trusting the other shifters to care for him for even a minute from Book One to Book Five. And it's always awesome how at the end of every book, they all came together for a meal and to celebrate the latest pearl found. I guess bottom line, I love these 2 series about shifters in Hawaii. I'm always sad when the final book comes out, as much as I love them. I try to make it last, but nope, I usually devour them in one sitting!!!! At least we have the new series Fire Maidens to look forward to!! And I DO!!!!!!
Elizabeth Andreas
5.0 out of 5 stars Another great book from this author!
Reviewed in Canada on January 17, 2019
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This book has earned its place in the Aloha Shifters: Pearls of Desire series. Even though this stand alone book is the last book in the series, it in no way is the least of them all. It was extremely well written and the characters were so believable that you were immediately pulled into the book right from the first page until the last. The way all of the characters interacted seamlessly with each other while dealing with everything that life decided to throw at them was very awe-inspiring. I mean let's face it, the past ALWAYS comes back to bite us in the a$$. lol But it's the way we deal with it that sets us apart from everyone else. This was certainly demonstrated in this book. I highly recommend this book for your reading pleasure, although you will have a richer experience by reading the complete series from the start.

I voluntarily read and am reviewing a free arc of this book.

Tears for Her Dragon (Dragon Guard Series Book 16)

Escaped from hell on earth, lost and alone, a wail in the night calls to not only his beast but also his heart. Finding this tortured woman is all that matters.

On the run, hiding in plain sight, the icy fingers of doom invade her soul. The pull of the world she fled tears at the fiber of her being.

Lovers from different worlds, fighting a common enemy, thrown together by the Reaper himself, helpless but to do as he bids.

Can these two souls find peace when the Devil himself is demanding his due?

The Reviews!

Laurie
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this book!!
Reviewed in the United States on January 25, 2017
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Another awesome book in The Dragon Guard series. I have read all of them and with each one I think it's my favorite until the next one comes out.
Kyrian is a black dragon who was kidnapped and tortured for centuries. While bidding his time to exact revenge he finds his fated one in a Caitlin a gypsy/banshee who had been blinded and wants revenge on the one responsible.
This is a fantastic story of fated mates coming together and facing obstacles and learning to trust each other and the ones that love them.
Can they find their hea? Will Kyrian find his way back to the Guardsmen? Will they get their revenge? All this will unfold as you are drawn into this story that will make you laugh and cry.
Betty Olsen
5.0 out of 5 stars Just love Kyran A& Caitlin
Reviewed in the United States on January 26, 2017
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Dragon Guard Book #16
TEARS FOR HER DRAGON by Julia Mills

This is book #16 of the Dragon Guard Series but can be read as a stand alone. This is Kyran O'Connor's story (the Black Dragon known as the Phantom) who was held a prisoner, tortured and his dragon magic taken away and had finally gotten free. He has been drawn to this lone cottage in the woods where Caitlin Brookes (a Banshee & blind) lives with her guard dog/companion, Duke. Kyran knows this woman is his mate and that she alone can repair his broken soul and broken heart. Caitlin has the foresight of death and has seen all about Kyran, and knows she is his mate. They are both seeking revenge for the wrongs done to them by the O'Baoill Hunter Family. Will Caitlin heal Kyran's shattered soul so they can be together or will revenge be Kryan's be all? I loved this story just as I love all the books in this series. It's a hot, sexy & sweet story. If you love Julia's books, you just love this one too.
Smokenator
5.0 out of 5 stars Ten amazing stars for Tears
Reviewed in the United States on February 11, 2017
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Oh wow Miss Mills has outdone herself once again. This is an expanded version for the novella and did she add some explosive material.
One of our lost dragons, Kyran has vengeance towards that evil... woman... Eve, that has pain, heartache and Eve death to many shifters. His torture was most cruel as they severed this access to his black Dragon within him with black magic. Black magic was literally marking him.
Caitlin is blind and has Duke her dog for company. She knows her Dragon was outside watching over her. And as usual, with all our Alpha dragon males mats, she does not disappoint us. She goes and get her dragon mate.
Kyran is awesome, even through all his issues he wants the best for his mate. Always.
His anger and hate towards Eve and her family goes up more than a just a notch when he heard how they have affected Caitlin life.
We see a few of our all friends from the Blue Thunder Clan. And we see how justice is metered out not once but twice!
Once you get on these adventures with the Dragon Guard, you just can't wait for the next one to appear!!!
Can't wait Miss Mills.
Rhianona
4.0 out of 5 stars I have not read them all and while I enjoyed it, I'm almost certain I would have enjoyed ...
Reviewed in the United States on June 18, 2017
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Tears for her Dragon is part of Julia Mill's popular Dragon Guard series. I suggest for the highest emotional impact that you have read the previous books in the series. I have not read them all and while I enjoyed it, I'm almost certain I would have enjoyed this more had I done so.

Kyran is a Black Dragon and was held prisoner by the evil hunters who tortured him. He escaped with the help of his brethren but has vowed vengeance on Eve - the head hunter and the one who has been experimenting on shifters. However, he's drawn from his cave to a secluded house where he meets Caitlyn. Caitlyn is blind, her only companion a german shepherd named Duke. Caitlyn is also his mate and another victim of the evil hunters. Together, they can take vengeance on the one responsible for their pain.

There is a lot going on in this book and it is a fast book to read. If you've liked Ms. Mills other books in this series, than you will likely enjoy this. As with many of her books, I found that she moved a little too quickly for my tastes and I was often left confused as to who characters were and what their specific powers were. In fact, the pace was so quick that it seemed that events that happened that were supposed to lead to a confrontation or an issue were instead brushed aside. I didn't really feel an emotional connection to the characters and that made the climax difficult to feel anything more than indifference.

Healing of the Wolf (The Wild Hunt Legacy Book 5)

This is why I read romances – to escape into a world that is magical and where good triumphs over evil.” ~ BookAddict Reviews

A decade in captivity tore away all hope.

But Margery never lost her resolve to help the sick. The village she’d hoped to serve as banfasa, caring for the ill and injured, is long gone. Humans captured the young shifters and killed the adults. Finally rescued, she has a chance at her dreams—at least for meaningful work. With her leg crippled and her face scarred, she knows she has no hope of ever finding love.

Tynan is ready to find their mate.

After years away from his littermate as a police officer among humans, Tynan is finally home, a beta in the wolf pack, and serving his people as a law officer. Assigned as Margery’s mentor in the pack, he patiently works to earn the skittish little wolf’s trust. Her captivity has left her with problems, including a fear of uniforms. But he’s a fixer at heart—and he’s starting to want more from the gentle female than just friendship.

Donal has no intention of making a family.

Separated from his littermate for years, Donal has remained unmated, devoting his energies to healing. Believing ugly rumors about their new neighbor—a banfasa—he won’t have her in his clinic or his life—no matter what his newly returned brother wants.

But a feral shifter’s attack on Tynan shows Margery in a whole different light. She’s levelheaded, compassionate, sweet—and far too appealing. What male could resist her?

But even as the brothers work to win their mate, cruel forces move to crush their entire clan.

The Reviews !

Gentle Rains
4.0 out of 5 stars Not Every Book Can Be the Favorite
Reviewed in the United States on June 23, 2020
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I was surprised to see this book but surprised in the best way. This series is an automatic buy.

While the author plays in the paranormal, the reader enjoys the familiar concepts of shifterdom with twists unique to Cherise Sinclair. I have read the entire series, and this was a quicker read than some of the other books.

I like that two of my series favorites found a forever woman. I liked the female character. I didn't come to love her. The warm fuzzies of the female bonding and cub love hit perfectly, but some of the long time characters felt flat in places.

I was thrilled to see the Murphy brothers show up and I was thrilled to see more world building. I was thrilled to see Darcy's brothers and the previous beloved characters (all in the proper moderation, meaning glimpses instead of embedded novellas to previous star characters). I was thrilled with most of the plot. It just missed something...

There is a lot of plot work in this book. I felt several characters and Consantir areas are revealed to the reader which will lead into future books. I feel that plot opportunities abound in the series and I look forward to the next installment.

Four stars from a tough critic. Cherise Sinclair is a remarkable talent. I read all her series but one. This will not be my favorite, but not every book can be the favorite...

A few minor editing issues but the issues rarely disturbed the natural flow while reading.
	Susie
5.0 out of 5 stars Such an Awesome Series!
Reviewed in the United States on July 21, 2020
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Cherise Sinclair is one of my favorite authors. I've never read a bad book of hers. The Wild Hunt Legacy series is such a fun shifter romance series that is outside of her more often written about contemporary BDSM subjects, but that doesn't make it any less phenomenal. I re-read this series often.

A shifter world based off a unique shifter history in which they descend from the Fae and follow the God of the Hunt, Hern and Goddess (spelling and names may be wrong on that). Shifters are one of three things: wolves, bears, or large cats and their society is run by God determined leaders. Many are also God-touched and serve purposes such as protectors, healers, and more. They have low birthrates so follow a monthly practice of requiring Gatherings, where females go into heat and all unmated shifters attend a massive party that, hopefully, leads to many gather-bred babies.

Margery has recovered from her time as a captive as much as can be expected, but when she learns that the leader of her current home is purposely not compensating her for her services as a Banfasa so she can't leave, she is ready to find a home that will allow her freedom and appreciate her. With the help of an unexpected, new friend Margery finds herself in Cold Creek with a new job and a new start on life.

Littermates Tynan and Donal are settling into their relationship again after many years of separation due to Tynan's God-given task to stay in Seattle until he's needed. Rescuing the captured shifters ended his assignment and now he's ready to create a life alongside his brother, possibly finding a mate for them, and settling into life poking at his cantankerous healer-brother Donal. When Margery moves in next door, he enjoys interacting with the little wolf and after being assigned her mentor by their pack Alpha, he drags Donal with him in their interactions. But Donal has another idea for where their lives will go. Can they all find a way towards happiness together? Finding out is fun, entertaining, and full of thrills!
	Jilly Reader
5.0 out of 5 stars 100% perfection!
Reviewed in the United States on June 25, 2020
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I have been waiting for Donal's story since the very first time he was introduced! It was worth the wait!

The very best part of picking up a book by Cherise Sinclair is knowing that you are going to have fully developed characters that you feel you know personally. There wasn't a single part of this book I didn't love.

Healing of the Wolf was a well-written, sometimes sexy, sometimes suspenseful, and all the time enjoyable, story of three people finding their true place in the world. My heart ached for their internal struggles, especially Margery) and seeing them overcome so much to form their bond was beautiful. I pray this isn't the end of the series and Cherise Sinclair continues to add to this fantastic world that she has created for all of us to enjoy.

Rebel Wolf (Aloha Shifters: Pearls of Desire Book 4)

Wild wolf shifter meets shy, retiring bookworm. Has he learned enough about human ways to win over his destined mate?

Sophie Wilkins — bookworm and smoothie chef extraordinaire — has moved to Maui for a reminder of all the beauty and love in the world. And love is what she gets from shy, retiring, and utterly gorgeous man she meets. Chase is everything her lonely heart has ever yearned for. He’s mysterious too, with a raw, animal intensity that appeals to a wild side she never knew she had.

Chase Hoving is a wolf shifter born and bred in the wild — a secret he must protect at all costs. After a decade in an elite Special Forces unit, he’s tempted to turn his back on the human world and return to that quieter, simpler life. Then destiny brings him Sophie, who fills his soul with hope and light.

But danger lurks everywhere, from the private estate Chase protects, to the wilds of his homeland, and even in the seaside park where Sophie works. Worse, evil forces from Sophie’s past are ruthlessly hunting her down. Has Chase learned enough about human ways to win over his destined mate — and protect her from a terrible fate?

The Reviews!

Marsha @ Keeper Bookshelf
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5.0 out of 5 stars Intriguing, Sexy and totally satisfying - love this series
Reviewed in the United States on September 22, 2018
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I think most of us who have loved and followed the Aloha Shifters: Pearls of Desire series have been eagerly awaiting Chase’s story… and he was well worth the wait. Chase is an unusual man, even in the world of shifters he stands out as far from the norm. His mother was a full natural wolf, his father a hybrid shifter (one who could shift into different animals)… so to say there aren’t too many like Chase in the world would be an understatement. Parts of his life have been spent with his natural wolf pack, other parts in the military and with his other half- brothers. Now he has a pack full of various animals, brothers and brother of the heart but what is keeping him on the island isn’t loyalty to those he loves as family but to the sweet, innocent Sophie, his mate… and the girl he just barely has asked out on a date.

Rebel Wolf has a distinctly different feel to it, although if asked to pin down how I couldn’t do it. It’s Chase’s different heritage, his laid back attitude, the sense that he straddles two far different worlds and is barely holding on to either except for the knowledge of his mate. On the surface Sophie seems as normal as is humanly possible, but we all have secrets and Sophie’s just may get her killed. Watching two shy, quiet people fall in love, work their way through danger and threats and still hold on tight to each other was a delightful journey.

We’ll run into enemies both known and new, catch up with all of our old friends and find another pearl of desire in a most unusual place. Chase and Sophie were simply amazing together, they’re believable in their reactions to each other and to the danger. I loved every moment spent in this world once again. I promised myself to make this review shorter… because, frankly, I love to talk about this world… that’s about the shortest I can get.

Rebel Wolf is a story that you’ll easily get caught up in, danger you can sense and people to cheer with, laugh with and even cry with… and sexy as possible as well. I’d highly recommend this story and the entire series to any Paranormal Romance or Shifter Romance reader. I can’t wait to start on Rebel Heart to learn Cynthia’s back story, I’ve got it pre-ordered to drop on my Kindle on November 8th — I cannot wait.

I own a Kindle edition of this story
Sandy Bowers
5.0 out of 5 stars So sweet!!!
Reviewed in the United States on September 25, 2018
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I loved Chase's story so much! And Lowe wrote him perfectly!! With his background, he had to have a Sophie!!! I was moved to tears more than once. And definitely when I realized there's only a short novella about Cynthia's background, before the final book, Cynthia's. Please, Anna Lowe, say it ain't so!!! I have LOVED SO MUCH both of these series, Pearls of Desire, and the first series, Jewels of the Heart. Aloha Shifters is in my top 3 favorite series of all time. Yeah, they're that good. Damn, I hope some long lost brother or sister decides to show up and demand their own story!!! That's be awesome!!! Can't wait to see what this amazing writer does next. As long as it's Paranormal, cuz that's all I read anymore.
Raven777Reader
5.0 out of 5 stars I cried and smiled and cheered (quietly, inside my head)
Reviewed in the United States on September 20, 2018
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I got it this morning. I just finished it. I have this whole series....to date. The love, caring and strength depicted by these characters make me wish they were real in this version of the world. I totally enjoy this series and am eagerly awaiting the next one. I've just preordered it. I also have two other complete sets of Ms. Lowe's books. I highly recommend them to anyone who believes love can conquer all. Enjoy
Sherry
5.0 out of 5 stars A soft spot for Chase
Reviewed in Germany on September 28, 2018
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Every time I start reading another of Anna Lowe’s Aloha Shifter books, I want to pack my things and move half-way across the world to Hawaii. Granted the shifters and the heroines in her books have to deal with some dangerous situations and power-hungry dragons, but it doesn’t diminish the beautiful setting and the romantic chemistry between the characters.
Chase is a little wilder, than the other shifters that life on the plantation, he basically spent his childhood and teenage years as a wolf and first joined the human world with his half-brothers, Tim and Connor. Most of the shifter’s have a soft spot for the quiet wolf shifter and who can blame them? He finds his mate Sophia in the local smoothie bar, she’s quiet, loves to read and loves to save dogs from the local shelter. A series of strange events bring the two of them closer than they have been before and what Chase doesn’t know about Sophie’s history is coming to get her and he needs to protect his mate.
The big silent type is so fitting for Chase and Sophie, the two of them have a wonderful love story that leaves me wanting more. I am looking forward to Cynthia’s story and to see where the it leads the aloha shifter family. Another great read from Anna Lowe!

Her Mad Dragon (Dragon Guard Series Book 15)

One lone dragon pulled from his mountain to save the clan he’s sworn fealty to and the only family he’s ever known.

One Grand Priestess, the most magical witch of her time, the leader of her kind, and a survivor of torture.

Two powerful beings, blessed by the Goddess, destined by the Universe… a couple unlike any other.

Can their combined magic, all the love that they have and a faith in all they hold dear be enough to defeat the evil that’s sworn to destroy them all?

Only Destiny knows… And Fate Will Not Be Denied

The Reviews!

Smokenator
5.0 out of 5 stars MADDOX IS TAMED - I mean MATED!!!
Reviewed in the United States on September 28, 2016
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Oh, my soul... Maddox is finally mated - but to who - I could NOT believe my eyes - Calysta - Mother of our own Kyra, Grand Priestess! I close my eyes and I can see him working on her nerves and she zaps him into a toad - buttttt darn did this old dragon change my mind.
I use to think of Maddox as "old" as he was the oldest at over 200 years - but darn if Julia didn't change my mind of this dragon being not "old" at all. He is actually HOT... And when it comes to his feisty mate - Maddox (Maddy to her) becomes putty in her hands. But to everyone else he is still grumpy - maybe not as grumpy, just a little bitty tamed.
And darn me is Calysta wasn't funny when she spoke to Kyra about Maddox and him being her mate and all. It was so hilarious how old-school her mom was to Kyra. But I loved it.
And then Maddox goes missing.... this was a little bit funny... but also not.

Each time Julia Mills write - she becomes better and better. Our world just explode with more information and intrigue. We are exposed to vile evil but also we are once again shown that love and goodness can triumph over evil. We get to know more of Kyran from the older Guard that went missing - but something is not okay.

And then Miss Julia says - we need to wait a bit to read his, Kyran's, story next - hope it's soon. Come one everyone - join us and learn how our grumpy Mad Dragon becomes tamed by the one Fate made for him. Its fun - trust me!!!
Betty Olsen
5.0 out of 5 stars Just loved Mad Maddox, the old loveable coot!
Reviewed in the United States on August 16, 2016
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This is Bk #15 of the Dragon Guard Series and I just love the whole series-they get better and better each time!!

This is Mad Maddox, the 225 year old Dragon shifter who never thought he'd find a mate. He finds her and it's the Grand Priestess Calysta and he's not happy about it at first. He finally realizes Fate has a wicked sense of humor. Since it took him so long to accept it, he's got some groveling to do with Calysta but she loves him and doesn't give him too hard of a time. She has a nickname for him already-Doxie. You can imagine what the other Dragon shifters think of that name! They are made for each other and complement each other so well. Our Mad Maddox has become somewhat tamed!

Then there's the other part of the story of Maddox looking for his friend Kyran, the Black Dragon, of finding him, battling the O'Baoill twins and rescuing Kyran who is put into a deep sleep to heal and hope his mind isn't totally gone from his long incarceration by the O'Baoill's. Unfortunately, Eve O'Baoill had escaped so I'm sure we haven't seen the last of her.

I highly recommend this book and the whole series. If you love Dragons, you'll love the whole Dragon Guard series and I can't wait for the next story!!
Robin Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome series
Reviewed in the United States on August 16, 2016
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I absolutely love this series as far as I am concerned each one is better than the last. In this one our grumpy old mad dragon Maddox finds his love in the Grand Priestess Calysta. As an older person I was happy to read of an older couple getting together. Now I know the dragons are a century old but I meant Calysta being older.

Maddox called Doxie by his team and Maddy by his mate has a never seen softer side which Calysta brings out. He found his team mate Kyran but something is wrong with him. So this story tells of Kyran and what happened to him as well as the continued back story with the hunters.

If you love hunky dragons and discovering soft sides to grumpy mad ragons then this is the story for you. Fate cannot be denied and this story cannot fail to be enjoyed by all.

I was given an ARC in exchange for an honest review. I also love this series so much that I pre ordered this one too.
MonicaMartin41Top Contributor: Fantasy Books
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5.0 out of 5 stars My Mad Dragon!
Reviewed in the United States on August 16, 2016
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I love this series. I can't believe there are 15! Each and every one is unique. You fall in love with these beloved characters. Maddox is very old school and he's over 200 years old. Calysta is the Grand Priestess and what a pair! They totally belong together and they made me laugh and smile. Now this book comes more trouble. Tariq had children! Sick people! Adam and Eve...yeah so not good! Kyran was found but he's been messed with along with others by these siblings. Far worse than you can imagine. I really enjoyed the book and look forward as always til the next because Eve is still on the loose! I love their nicknames for each other so cute! Maddy and Callie. All swoony.

Wolves of Willow Bend Book 13: Outlaw Wolves

Return to the world of the Wolves of Willow Bend. Join us as we take a look at how the former Lone Wolves are banding together to form a 6th pack. Can Luciana and Rayne work together and save their people?

She doesn’t seem to be anyone’s favorite wolf…

Luciana Esposito Barrows never imagined her dream of uniting the Lone Wolves and giving them a home could go so terribly awry. First, her brother rejected her, repudiating her from Seven Hills and leaving her without a powerful ally. Then the U.S. packs put her on notice, monitoring their movements, keeping them contained…then the Russians came. The last person in the world she expected to turn on her, was her own mate.

She was everything to him…

Rayne Barrows never thought of himself as much of a romantic. In his heart, he was a soldier and had always risen to the task where he was needed. Born in the heart of the Delta Crescent pack, he’d grown up alongside a future Alpha and willingly served her father as a faithful Hound. When the battles for ascension began, he couldn’t face those he loved in combat. He chose a solitary path instead. Journeying around the world, he found himself in Italy…and discovered a wolf he could love. Luciana Esposito captured his heart and he followed her—even when he didn’t believe in her cause. Now with a pack in tatters around them and their enemies closing in, Rayne faces his most brutal challenge.

To save the woman he loves and the pack they formed, he challenged her and took her position as alpha. Can their mate bond survive such a betrayal?

The Reviews!

Carol LaGatta
5.0 out of 5 stars Tension, Revelations, Heart-break and So Much More! Don't Miss This Book!
Reviewed in the United States on June 25, 2019
I've waited a long time for this story, and it was totally worth the wait.

This book opens with a visit from Julian and Dallas, the goal to have Three Rivers operate as the other packs do, through trade. Rayne is skeptical at first but has to agree with the benefits.

Now Luciana has done some pretty dumb things but she did it for love. Unfortunately Rayne took the reins from her in Alpha Challenge. Took the pack from her in what she considers the ultimate betrayal.

What she doesn't realize or even understand for that matter, is the fact that American packs are far different from the one she was raised in. So she keeps failing at least in her own eyes.

Rayne did what he had to do and has been giving her the space she says she needs. It is putting a strain on the pack and their mate bond. He loves her and now he has to win her back.

However the appearance of a Seven Hills Centurion, Rodrigo complicates matters.

A rather horrible twist of fate lands Luciana severely injured and near death. It's Rayne and the pack that keep her alive until the healer can arrive.

The healer was a pleasant surprise, as was all the visitors that come to aid the pack that needs help in a unique way. You'll love who shows up as much as I did.

All I can tell you folks, is have your tissues handy, and keep hydrated.

Plenty of tension, revelations, heart-breaking scenes, and the simmer to sizzle is worth every page. Yes, Luciana and Rayne win me over, eventually.
Netta
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth the wait!
Reviewed in the United States on June 25, 2019
OUTLAW WOLVES is author Heather Long at her best. I have to admit that I was not particularly fond of Luciana in her other appearances, so for a writer to be able to take that person and turn them into someone likable, even sympathetic is rather amazing;

Luciana and her husband Rayne had gathered up lone wolves and gave them a pack, setting up in Seven Hills. This wasn't something that was easily accepted by the other pack alphas. Cool heads prevailed and the new pack was watched closely. Then Luciana made a mistake and allowed the Russian wolves free passage through her territory. That itself is a different story, but to protect her Rayne challenges her and wins. She feels betrayed though she had admitted, though only to herself, that she had missed some things a good alpha should have known about her people

Communication is usually the root of all problems and this is evidently one of those times. So a little work in that field is necessary and a bit of cleaning up a problem that arises from her brothers pack and then they will be able to work together. That's what Rayne wants after all.
ilianag
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely loved it
Reviewed in the United States on July 5, 2019
She doesn't seem to be anyone's favorite wolf...

Luciana Esposito Barrows never imagined her dream of uniting the Lone Wolves and giving them a home could go so terribly awry. First, her brother rejected her, repudiating her from Seven Hills and leaving her without a powerful ally. Then the U.S. packs put her on notice, monitoring their movements, keeping them contained…then the Russians came. The last person in the world she expected to turn on her, was her own mate.

She was everything to him...

Rayne Barrows never thought of himself as much of a romantic. In his heart, he was a soldier and had always risen to the task where he was needed. Born in the heart of the Delta Crescent pack, he’d grown up alongside a future Alpha and willingly served her father as a faithful Hound. When the battles for ascension began, he couldn’t face those he loved in combat. He chose a solitary path instead. Journeying around the world, he found himself in Italy…and discovered a wolf he could love. Luciana Esposito captured his heart and he followed her—even when he didn’t believe in her cause. Now with a pack in tatters around them and their enemies closing in, Rayne faces his most brutal challenge.

To save the woman he loves and the pack they formed, he challenged her and took her position as alpha. Can their mate bond survive such a betrayal?

OHHHH MYYY GOOOOD!!!!
It still amazes me how this series just keeps getting better and better.
Heather Long is a Godess of the pen!
I so enjoyed visiting all the packs and i really enjoyed seeing how the Pack of Luciana and Rayne is going.
Miscommunication .hurt,danger,love,loss are few of the emotions this wild emotional rollercoaster goes to.
We've been waiting a long time for this book and it was soooo worth the waiting!
An excellent job by Heather Long!
gds
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5.0 out of 5 stars A lotta great story rolled into one...
Reviewed in the United States on June 25, 2019
Whoa. I wasn’t expecting an edge-of-your-seat read but Outlaw Wolves delivers drama and intrigue and infighting and a story of deep love, with a touch of self-loathing thrown in for good measure!

Luciana and Rayne start their story with a war raging, between the two of them. I won’t be giving away any spoilers by saying that Rayne had challenged Luciana to be alpha of Three Rivers…and she is his mate. That should give you some idea of the road these two travel!

On top of everything else that is going on between Rayne and Luciana, there is a sinister “air” in Three Rivers, one that puts Luciana right back in the crosshairs. Rayne is feeling the heat from the other Alphas in the US region and all of it kept my blood pumping thru the book.

Great to read about these wolves again. Suffice it to say that Outlaw Wolves is a bit ‘dark’ but will keep you reading, just to figure out what will happen next. It took me a while to warm up to Luciana but I did love Rayne. It was fun to visit with the rest of the wolves in Three Rivers, too. Really enjoyed the story.

USA Today and Amazon Bestselling author Anna Lowe loves putting the “hero” back into heroine and letting location ignite a passionate romance. She loves dogs, sports, and travel – and letting the later inspire her fiction. If she’s not hunched over her laptop, working on her latest story, you’ll find her hiking in the mountains or biking country roads. Either way, the day will end with a chunk of dark chocolate and a good read.

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
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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.