Posts Tagged With: other shifters

Book Review: Ocean Light by Nalini Singh

Reviewed by Nikyta

Title: Ocean Light
Author: Nalini Singh
Series: Psy-Changeling Trinity #2; Psy-Changeling #17
Hero/Heroine: Bowen & Kaia
Genre: M/F Urban Fantasy
Length: 416 pages
Publisher: Berkley
Release Date: June 12, 2018
Available at: Amazon
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: Security specialist Bowen Knight has come back from the dead. But there’s a ticking time bomb in his head: a chip implanted to block telepathic interference that could fail at any moment–taking his brain along with it. With no time to waste, he should be back on land helping the Human Alliance. Instead, he’s at the bottom of the ocean, consumed with an enigmatic changeling…

Kaia Luna may have traded in science for being a chef, but she won’t hide the facts of Bo’s condition from him or herself. She’s suffered too much loss in her life to fall prey to the dangerous charm of a human who is a dead man walking. And she carries a devastating secret Bo could never imagine…

But when Kaia is taken by those who mean her deadly harm, all bets are off. Bo will do anything to get her back–even if it means striking a devil’s bargain and giving up his mind to the enemy…
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Categories: 4.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, M/F, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Case of the Wandering Wolves by Mell Eight

Reviewed by Nikyta

thecaseofthewanderingwolves400Title: The Case of the Wandering Wolves
Author: Mell Eight
Series: Trickster’s Eye #1
Heroes: York & Latrans
Genre: M/M Paranormal
Length: 18,000 words
Publisher: Less Than Three Press
Release Date: January 11, 2017
Available at: Less Than Three Press & Amazon
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: Six years ago Latrans found his mate—and had to let him go. Now York has returned pleading for Latrans’ help. His daughter has been kidnapped and Latrans is the only person York trusts to get her back. But a simple matter of rescue proves to be far more complicated than anticipated, and even having his mate at his side may not be enough to win the day.
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Categories: 3.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, LGBT, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2017 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Alpaca Lies by Elizabeth Coldwell

Reviewed by Nikyta

alpaca-liesTitle: Alpaca Lies
Author: Elizabeth Coldwell
Series: 2016 Daily Dose – A Walk on the Wild Side
Heroes: Alfie & Simon
Genre: M/M Paranormal
Length: 23 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: June 1, 2016
Available at: Dreamspinner Press & Amazon
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: Alpaca shifter Alfie dreams of a life beyond the petting zoo at stately Mattock Hall. He can’t explore his crush on Simon Mattock, heir to the estate and caretaker to the animals, for two reasons. One, he’s never shifted into human form, and two, Simon is saddled with a boyfriend who’s exploiting him for his wealth. But when a fire threatens both the zoo and Simon, Alfie knows the time has come to put his fears aside, make his first shift, and save them. He just hopes Simon will like what he sees.
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Categories: 2.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, LGBT, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2016 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop

Reviewed by Nikyta

21457243Title: Vision in Silver
Author: Anne Bishop
Series: The Others #3
Heroine/Hero: Meg & Simon
Genre: M/F Urban Fantasy
Length: 407 pages
Publisher: Ace
Release Date: March 3, 2015
Available at: Amazon
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: The Others freed the  cassandra sangue  to protect the blood prophets from exploitation, not realizing their actions would have dire consequences. Now the fragile seers are in greater danger than ever before—both from their own weaknesses and from those who seek to control their divinations for wicked purposes. In desperate need of answers, Simon Wolfgard, a shape-shifter leader among the Others, has no choice but to enlist blood prophet Meg Corbyn’s help, regardless of the risks she faces by aiding him.

Meg is still deep in the throes of her addiction to the euphoria she feels when she cuts and speaks prophecy. She knows each slice of her blade tempts death. But Others and humans alike need answers, and her visions may be Simon’s only hope of ending the conflict.

For the shadows of war are deepening across the Atlantik, and the prejudice of a fanatic faction is threatening to bring the battle right to Meg and Simon’s doorstep…
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Categories: 5 Star Ratings, Book Review, M/F, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2015 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Stalking the Hygienist by Jackie Nacht

Reviewed by Nikyta

Stalking the Hygienist (Paranormal Dentistry for the Fanged and Friendly, #2)Title: Stalking the Hygienist
Author: Jackie Nacht
Series: Paranormal Dentistry for the Fanged and Friendly #2
Heroes: Beauregard & Sergei
Genre: M/M Paranormal
Length: 17,000 words
Publisher: MLR Press
Release Date: April 18, 2014
Available at: MLR Press, Amazon, All Romance eBooks & Barnes and Noble
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads & Booklikes

Blurb: This lion shifter will go to any length to get his deer shifting hygienist, including going to the dentist. Bring on the nitrous oxide!

Beauregard made a mistake… a horrible mistake. Now embarrassed, he focuses on what he loves most, working as a hygienist at Paranormal Dentistry for the Fanged and Friendly.

As soon as Sergei saw Beauregard coming up to his meat counter, he fell hard for the deer shifter. The only problem is Beauregard is running from him. Being the lion shifter he is, Sergei decides to take matters into his own hand and goes hunting. However, Sergei never imagined he would have to face his worst fear and choke down a salad.What’s it going to take to make Beauregard his? Continue reading

Categories: 3.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, LGBT, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Crow and Firefly by Sam C. Leonhard

Reviewed by Nikyta

Title: Crow and Firefly
Author: Sam C. Leonhard
Series: Crow and Firefly #1
Heroes: Ari & Roulfe
Genre: M/M Fantasy
Length: 78 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: October 31, 2012
Available at: Dreamspinner Press, Amazon, All Romance eBooks & Barnes and Noble
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads & Booklikes

Blurb: The laws of man and nature are harsh and decisive: Unwed mothers are not allowed to raise their children, and shapehifters must wed and consummate the marriage to satisfy the magic that would otherwise render them beasts forever upon the morning of their twenty-third birthday.

With the life of his sister and newborn nephew at stake, shapeshifter Ari is trapped in a castle and compelled to accept a situation he’d dreaded: he is forced to marry Lord Dagur, a man he’s never met. A man called “The Cruel.” A man he fears, and not just because he fancies someone else. Continue reading

Categories: 3.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, LGBT, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews

Reviewed by Nikyta

Title: Magic Rises
Author: Ilona Andrews
Series: Kate Daniels #6
Hero/Heroine: Kate Daniels & Curran Lennart
Genre:  M/F Urban Fantasy
Length: 368 pages
Publisher: Ace (Penguin)
Release Date: July 30, 2013
Available at:  Penguin, Amazon & Barnes & Noble
Add it to your shelf:  Goodreads & Booklikes

Blurb: Atlanta is a city plagued by magical problems. Kate Daniels will fight to solve them—no matter the cost.

Mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate, Curran, the Beast Lord, are struggling to solve a heartbreaking crisis. Unable to control their beasts, many of the Pack’s shapeshifting children fail to survive to adulthood. While there is a medicine that can help, the secret to its making is closely guarded by the European packs, and there’s little available in Atlanta.

Kate can’t bear to watch innocents suffer, but the solution she and Curran have found threatens to be even more painful. The European shapeshifters who once outmaneuvered the Beast Lord have asked him to arbitrate a dispute—and they’ll pay him in medicine. With the young people’s survival and the Pack’s future at stake, Kate and Curran know they must accept the offer—but they have little doubt that they’re heading straight into a trap… Continue reading

Categories: 4 Star Ratings, Book Review, M/F, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2013 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment