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Shiftr: Swipe Left for Love Bundle (Episodes 1 – 3) BBW Bear, Tiger and Werewolf Paranormal Shifter Romances

The first three standalone books in the best-selling Shiftr: Swipe Left for Love BBW Dating App series! SAVE 80% now!

What if your fated mate was just an app swipe away?

Dina
Curvy Dina Taylor hates the idea of online dating. It’s something kids do, not 36-year old women, whose boyfriends have left them for the office intern. But her best friend Lauren has a secret she’s bursting to share: there are men out there who absolutely love voluptuous girls like her. All Dina has to do is tap Shiftr, the cute little paw-print app that Lauren has just installed on her phone.

In the time it takes Dina to get over her shock that there are guys who can shift into animals, she’s hit up by Logan – a dark-eyed bear-guy with a torso like sculpted marble and eyes like pools of lust. He tells her that he feels a magnetic connection to her, but before she can tell him that the feeling’s mutual, her clumsy thumb swipes the wrong way, and he’s gone.

Dina is distraught, but Tamika, the creator of Shiftr has a cunning plan that may just bring them together again. Will Dina find the sexy Logan in the midst of the eccentric matchmaker’s beautiful, opulent summer garden party? And will they discover that they’re fated to be together?

Kristin
To the outside world, Kristin Pasternak is a feisty, statuesque, auburn-haired journalist. Only those close to her know that she suffers from PCOS, a condition that has left her unhappy with her body, and scared that she won’t be able to have children.

When best friends Dina and Lauren introduce her to Shiftr, the secret dating app for curvy girls and shape shifting men, she thinks that none of the guys will want her – especially smoking-hot tiger shifter, Roman, whose profile says that he definitely wants cubs.

But, according to the app, Kristin and Roman are a 100% match, and when Roman scents Kristin for the first time, he seems to know her body better than she knows it herself.

Will the sexy tiger be able to convince Kristin to let go of her insecurities and abandon herself to the crazy attraction that sizzles between them?

Melissa
Melissa Ericson has a panic attack as her best friend Lauren is giving birth, but sexy shifter doctor, Harley, is on hand to calm her down. When she later finds out that he’s not only on Shiftr – the secret dating app for curvy girls and gorgeous shape-shifting men – but is also a great match for her, she’s ecstatic.

But there’s something about Doctor Harley that keeps tugging at Melissa’s mind, and suddenly she’s drawn back into a place she never wanted to think about again.

The past is so confusing and painful for her, but will the smoking-hot werewolf prove to be her destroyer or her savior?

 

This is a trilogy worth reading. I read the first story as a bonus freebie from one of the authors other stories. I was immediately hooked and had to find the other books in this series. I was thrilled to find it here as a 3 in 1 book. You get hot sexy shifters and HEA’s. What more can reader’s for.
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The Recluse and the Extrovert

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* * * Complete, full-length novel! Can be read as a standalone book. * * *

What if your fated mate was just an app swipe away?

 

With the bone structure of a god and abs that turn smart girls’ brains to mush, Leigh Canvey is the hottest member of his Hope Valley bear clan. But a painful childhood of being abandoned by his parents and brought up by a pure-blood bear has left him a recluse who lives on a mountaintop, far away from the other bears in his clan.

Flame-haired Scottish fireball Adaira has just come to town, hoping that her cousin Tamika, the creator of Shiftr – the secret dating app for curvy girls and shape-shifter guys – will be able to set her up with someone who appreciates her curves – and her sassy nature.

When Shiftr picks the two of them out as a perfect match, even Leigh’s animal nature isn’t enough to dissuade the energetic Adaira from hiking all the way up the mountain to meet him. But he’s not the only one who likes the look of the curvy beauty, and when an alpha wolf decides to kidnap her, Leigh has to put aside all his misgivings about humans and snatch her away from danger – even if it threatens the solitary existence he’s created for himself.

What do they have in common? You’ll have to read about all the trials these two mates go through to get their Happily Ever After. It’s a series of miscommunication and misunderstandings, but I promise you that this story is worth the read.

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Wrap yourself up in a smoking-hot bear shifter romance this Christmas! AMAZING!!!!

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Orphaned Noelle Hollis has nowhere to go for the festive season. A half-baked plan has brought her to the small town of Northwood on a freezing, snowy night two days before Christmas. When it comes to nothing, leaving her cold, lonely, and mad at herself, she breaks down in a cafe.

Ex-soldier and bear shifter Granger Sullivan is on his way home for Christmas, but first he’s determined to track down his wayward brother, who’s run away from their parents. While having a pit stop in a cafe, he runs into a beautiful, yet distressed girl. He only intends to comfort her, but he’s quickly drawn to her sparky personality and sexy curves.

A snowstorm puts Granger’s plans on hold, but has the side-effect of throwing the two of them together. Will Noelle be able to put her misgivings about people aside and trust that Granger really wants her? And will Granger be able to convince her that he wants to take care of her – not just for Christmas, but furrever!

A sweet, sexy and heartwarming story about loss, redemption and family reunion, perfect for the holidays!

This is a new author for me. I love shifter romances and Christmas. I couldn’t have gotten a better combination of the two. When a crying jag leads to the love of your life you are a very lucky couple.

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When Mates come calling.

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Just weeks after arriving in Genesis Valley, Bear shifter Garrett Hoffman finds himself in the middle of all sorts of trouble. Tasked to mine the mountains nearby, he and the crew he’s been saddled with have all the chemistry of gunpowder.  As Alpha of the Ridgebacks though, it’s his job to ensure they get the job done, without incident. But just when he thinks things are starting to come together, the Mining Consortium saddles him with an overseer. A human overseer. A gorgeous, full-figured, no-nonsense female overseer. Who of course, his bear decides, is going to be his mate.

Over the past year, Emma Labelle has become used to shifters hating her, despising her and generally wanting absolutely nothing to do with her because of her job. So when the tall, muscular and absolutely gorgeous Garrett starts to flirt with her, she has no idea what to do. Her job is to protect the human population from the wild and unpredictable nature of the shifters. If her bosses found out she was falling in love with one, both she and Garrett would find themselves in a world of trouble that neither of them needs.

When things come to a head, will the pair be able to do their duties and complete the jobs assigned to them, or will their feelings for each other put everyone they know in danger?

Take two left over bear crews, that dislike each other, and a newly picked alpha and you’re looking at trouble. Throw into the mix a no nonsense female consortium liaison to the mix to stir things up. What happens when alpha and liaison realize their mates? You’ll have to read to find out.

 

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Out with the old

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Ashley Carson isn’t feeling very merry. Her boyfriend dumped her right before Christmas, and she’s not looking forward to another holiday spent all alone. But when she arrives back home to the small town of Oakville, her family has a special gift ready: matchmaking services with local football coach Matthew Phillips! He’s handsome and new to town, but is he the right one for her?

Ashley goes home for Christmas minus a boyfriend. Her great-aunt wants to fix her up with the new football coach. She politely refuses. Go’s shopping for mom and who does she meet? Matt, the new coach. She invites him to the pre-Christmas Eve party. There is so much heat between them. What happens when they realize how badly the want each other? What happens when Ashley finds out Matt is a bear shifter? You’ll have to read the book to find out.

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City Girl meets Country Boy

Tired of living a life in the dismal city and always dreaming of a home with room to move, Carla agreebear wests to be a mail order bride. Diego is a country boy with a bear of a secret. After a few email they agree to marry and Carla moves west to the wide open plains. There she has all the room she’s ever dreamed of. After a steamy night in bed Carla wakes up alone. Not happy with this she tells Diego that she wants to stay in town until they know each other better. Although it hurts him to no end he agrees with Carla and they start a courtship.

Mean while Diego has problems of his own, the local wolf pack, with keeping his ranch. The wolves want him gone, and he’s not leaving, so the go after Carla, his mate. What happens when Carla has her first run in with shifter, she never knew existed? Can Diego save her in time? What will happen when she finds out he’s a grizzly bear shifter? You’ll have to read to find out.

Although I loved this story, in all honesty I can only give it the three star rating because of the editing problems through out. Wrong words or sentence structure. Whom ever proof read this did a lousy job and it takes away from the enjoyment of reading it. If not for this I would definitely give this story a 4.5 star rating.

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Dead Sexy Dragon

The last thing dragon shifter Stig Wyvern needs is his dead friend’s kid sister showing up on his doorstep, especially since he’s just minutes away from entering a mating phase. Sharing his isolated house with the young woman he’s desperately lusted after for quite some time is a recipe for disaster.

But Cora Cardenas has nowhere else to go. She’s in deep trouble with some really nasty people and Stig is the only one who can protect her. That he’s deliciously sexy and makes her tingle with the simplest of smiles is an added bonus.

Cora quickly realizes Stig is hiding something from her. To make matters worse, she’s plagued with breathtakingly naughty dreams starring a shadowed lover who bears a startling resemblance to her host. And what the hell is going on in the basement at night?

Stig needs to get Cora out of his house but his inner beast has other ideas. He’s found his mate and she’s not going anywhere.

My Review…..

I really liked Dead Sexy Dragon. It was quick and a light romance. Stig is a big and tough marine who just so happens to also be a centuries-old dragon. One day, his best friend’s baby sister shows up on his dorm step…right at the beginning of his mating phase. Cora lands into trouble that she cannot handle and goes running to the man who promised to protect her, and the man she’s always been attracted to. I think Stig and Cora are a perfect match. The quick escalation of their relationship and the sex is explained because of Stig’s mating phase. Usually I like a little more build up but the sexual tension between the two is so strong that I didn’t mind. I quickly became jealous of Cora and I wanted to have her dreams.

Stig and other dragons are hunted by a group called the Knights because of a millennia-old feud. Cora’s troubles bring her closer to the dragons than she ever thought. I really appreciated the development in Cora and Stig’s relationship because it clears up the apprehension and complications of their relationship (sorry I have to be vague but it is a massive spoiler).

I received an ARC of this book from NetGalley and Forever (Grand Central Publishing) for a true and honest review.

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The Reluctant Countess

Regal, poised, and elegant, Sophie, Countess of Monmouth, is everything that a highborn lady should be. But Sophie is hiding a past that is far from royal. When Patrick, Earl of Coulter, realizes that her story doesn’t add up, he resolves to find out the truth of what Sophie and her sister-in-law are concealing. Although Sophie has every reason to avoid him, the handsome and charismatic Patrick awakens something wicked deep within her soul . . . a powerful need that Sophie must stifle in order to protect her place in society.
Despite Sophie’s humble background, the raven-haired beauty has won Patrick’s heart. But what Sophie needs now is an ally. Viscount Myles Dumbly, the disgruntled former heir of Monmouth, is determined to expose Sophie as a fraud to recapture his lost inheritance. Soon Patrick is drawn into a fight for both their lives. Somehow he must find a way not only to rescue Sophie from poverty once and for all, but to keep her in his arms forever.

Every aspect of this novel, from the characters to the plot and the romance, was superb. They sexual attraction between Sophie and Patrick is enough to melt these pages, yet they are both loyal and caring characters. Sophie is very strong, coming from a unique background and hiding her identity to protect those important to her. Beyond her tough exterior, however, is a fragile heart of gold that Patrick vehemently protects.

First, you have Sophie, Countess of Monmouth. She is the young beautiful widow of the Earl of Monmouth. She popped up two years ago and this is her first season in London society. Family obligations are the excuse she gives as to why she was never introduced to London society prior to this season. Sophie is quite old at twenty-two for her first season, widow or not. Besides being the earl’s widow, she is also mother to their young son Timmy, the new Earl of Monmouth. She is welcomed into London Society, escorted by her high birth sister-in-law Letty, the dead earl’s blood sister. These two ladies are very devoted to one another. Sophie is beautiful, but aloof, and has been dubbed the ice maiden by the ton (Britain’s High Society). She twirls around the peerage dance floors, but doesn’t engage the males in small talk, in fact she hardly talks at all. The females are jealous of her beauty, and the males want to bed her. Oh, whatever is a widow to do?

What I liked about Sophie is she isn’t the simpering damsel, as I had first envisioned. She is a spirited heroine with a backbone, but she is living in a society where there are very set rules and guidelines. Sophie is written as a genuine character, flaws and all. I found her very refreshing, and completely likable.

Enter Patrick Earl of Coulter, handsome and not married. In fact, he has no plans to be married. He attends ton functions because that is what society expects of him. Unlike the parents and their daughters, he is not on the prowl for a wife. But he certainly doesn’t mind looking for a lover. Patrick’s sights are set on the beautiful widow ice maiden. He knows that something is not quite right about her.

He was with the old Earl shortly before he died, and no wife or son were mentioned at that time. He believes her to be an impostor, despite her close relationship with her sister-in-law. Patrick has a keen intellect and a strong background in spying from war. He believes that he will uncover the countess’ secrets if she has any.

He has one major clue into uncovering her secrets and that is she counts steps while she dances. For a lady, no matter how sheltered or hidden away she was in the country, would have been practicing her dance steps at a very young age. A true lady would not need to count steps. He has caught her in this dastardly deed, and it spurs his resolve to expose her. What boon is he seeking, if he uncovers her treachery? Well of course what any red-blooded peerage earl wants from a widow; her under him.

Patrick starts out cold and calculating. Why should he care if she is a fraud? But he does care, almost too much. At first he convinces himself that he is obliged to protect the dead earl’s reputation and family from a charlatan. He quickly becomes a possessed man with his desire to uncover Sophie’s secrets. Patrick goes out of his way to catch brief glimpses of the thawed ice maiden, and is surprised by what he uncovers. He is touched by the way she talks about her son. The child is obviously very much-loved by his mother, an oddity in itself, because most parents of the peerage were known to have distant relationships with their children.

**ARC courtesy of Random House Publishing Group – Bantam Dell via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review**

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The Silver Chain (Unbreakable Trilogy, Book 1)

The Silver Chain (book 1) opens up with country bumpkin, Serena Folkes, traveling by train to London. She is leaving her ex-boyfriend and a painful past behind in hopes of starting anew as a photographer in the big city. On her first night out with her camera she happens upon a posh neighborhood and some kids trick-or-treating. While taking photographs she is approached by a mysterious stranger, Gustav Levi.

As it turns out Gustav is an enigmatic and aloof entrepreneur and owner of Levi Art Galleries. When he sees Serena’s photographs he offers to launch her career, but she has to agree to be his for a period of time. To symbolize that union, she must wear a silver bracelet and when Gustav is near he attach’s himself to her via a silver chain.

Their story takes off from there following Serena’s career as they delve into an unconventional relationship filled with sexual exploration, seduction, battle for control, uncovering of hidden and painful pasts and teaching each other about letting go….

As the passion intensifies between them Gustav’s past is threatening to tear them apart. Are the feelings that are developing between Serena and Gustav strong enough to survive Gustav’s dark past? Or will those secrets prove to be too much for their feeling to withstand.

This book was given to me by ARC courtesy of Harper Collins UK, Avon, via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

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Escaping Reality (The Secret Life of Amy Bensen)

This one ended with a HUGE cliffhanger. Why that didn’t annoy the hell out of me? I have no clue.,

Escaping Reality starts off that something has happened in Lara’s life to force her to have to become Amy. Amy is smart, beautiful, but has been living in fear of whatever is hunting her. She receives a note telling her that her identity has been compromised and she must assume a new identity. There is a protector out there and he provides her with things to keep her safe. On her way to her new location she meets Liam Stone.

Liam is well, amazing!! I instantly loved him, he is every bit the mysterious, gorgeous and talented billionaire recluse he is described to be, and the perfect contrast to Amy’s character. He is also charming and enigmatic, even though his actions and motives appear ambiguous at times. He is a dominant in many ways, and craves to possess and alleviate Amy’s fears, and be the only person who can show her what it feels like to be taken care of again. His dominant and overbearing nature is outweighed by his compassion and sweet, yet intense affections toward Amy. Yes, Liam is one of those perfectly written male protagonists.

Escaping Reality is a fast-paced romance with a huge helping of mystery. From the beginning to the very end, I was hooked! And I mean that. There was not a slow moment in this book. That makes it very hard when it’s the middle of the night and I really need to go to bed but really don’t want to!

I received an ARC of this book for a true and honest review.

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