Primals by Lexy Timms, is the first of three in her new reverse harem series. The story begins with a plane crash in the Alaskan wild. Clarissa Wagner was on her way to a remote Lab when the weather turned and her plane crashed killing the other two people, but mysteriously leaving her alive. Her last thought was asking for help from anyone that could hear her. She wakes up to find herself in an isolated cabin in the middle of a nasty snowstorm. When she wakes she meets her rescuer, Sebastian. While under the grim and dirty hair, Clarissa thinks that he could be attractive, she finds him more to look like a homeless man. But what she doesn’t realize at first is that Sebastian can hear her projected thoughts, and well she can hear his. To him this isn’t something that should be able to happen, since she is just a mere human. But after she is able to heal quickly without a scratch, Sebastian has to know who and what Clarissa is. After he stupidly locks her in when she wants to leave, Clarissa breaks out of his house and begins trekking though a snow heading hopefully for a town. After hours of searching she stumbles upon a seedy bar and is rescued by Theo. Theo offers to help her get to a phone, but the only way to get there is to take his boat to Anchorage, the nearest town. Sebastian follows Clarissa and confronts she and Theo, where Clarissa learns that Sebastian is in fact a wolf shifter and Theo is a bear shifter. This freaks Clarissa out and whole she flees, she runs into Kyle, her best friend and coworker. But Kyle has a secret, he is in love with Clarissa, though she doesn’t realize it. More events ensue to the point that they meet Toshi a former Japanese ninja and cat shifter. Clarissa’s past is looking for her. Can the men protect her from the past and help to form a future. This is a totally slow burn reverse harem.
Spoiler Alert: This is book four in this series, so check out Books 1-3 before you start this one.
I can’t praise Deborah Wilde enough. Book 4 in the Nava Katz series The Unlikeable Demon Hunter: Crave is as good if not better than the first three. Nava and Rohan are finally a couple. It only took three books for it to happen but the two have finally committed to each other. Nava is the only female Rasha in the Brotherhood. After helping her brother and twin Ari gain his skills, their relationship has grown back to how they where between them. Nava and Rohan end up when a case falls right in their laps. On a date night out, Nava runs into two ladies from high school. They both decided to take a new drug on the market called SweetTooth. But the drug for Naomi has a negative reaction and makes her go a little crazy and start hurting herself and others, while it didn’t affect Christina. Rohan and Nava take on the case trying to find the link between the demon and the drug. Nava grows stronger in her powers and starts to learn more about herself. Can the two of them find out who Candyman is and stop more people from going crazy.
Shifters University 2: Forest of Lost Souls by K.R. Thompson finds Logan lost in the Forest of Lost Souls and Claire is looking for a way to get him out. She knows that he was wrongly accused of the crime of the crystals and wants to come up with a way to be with him again. Logan while in the forest has been forced into his dragon form and is slowing losing his humanity. While in the forest, Victor comes to him saying that if he joins the human resistance he can leave the forest. Logan agrees just to get out. Claire starts researching and meets the other librarian that lives under the library to get extra help. Claire’s brother is still at the university, but he starts to have issues of his own. Can Claire and Logan reunite and help save Shifters University from the resistance.
Book 5 in the Tharan Warrior Menage series by Kallista Dane is a standalone, happily ever after story. It does help to have read the previous books, but it is not a requirement. Though I totally would say to you know what is going on. Delta along with others from her crew where taken by pirates and sold into different forms of slavery. Delta the previous first mate of an all female crew was sold to the leader of the planet Borvaan into his thousand plus strong harem. She is a fighter and doesn’t want to be forced into the service of the Borvaan emperor. After having been there a while, Delta along with four other women from different planets are presented before the emperor. At this meeting identical twins are there as diplomats to their home world of Tharan. Zandyr and Zhynn are on a secret mission to find out what the Borvaan empire is doing and also to rescue Delta, friend to their commanders wife. But whats different is that Tharan males are destined to be with only one woman, and it seems that their destined mate is Delta, whether she wants that or not. The twins are dominating, expecting complete submission to them. But the humans and the Tharans are different. Can the three make their relationship work or will Delta not be able to handle it. When rumors come the they are in trouble, Delta tries to save the twins with dire consequences.
Book 2 in the Spy Among the Fallen Series, Black Ops Fae by C.N. Crawford picks up where book 1 left off. Ruby’s secret has been found out and she had to act drastically. Hazel has been brought to the castle, but Johnny has learned more than he should. Adonis knows her secret and plans to do everything in his power to protect Ruby. Johnny has been dealt with, though Ruby is waiting for him to come back and tell Kratos her secret that she isn’t a succubus at all. Kratos becomes even more obsessed with Ruby and comes close to enacting his curse and falling. Ruby to save her secret flees wit Adonis, but under the guise that she is leaving to prevent Kratos from falling and to give Johnny time to realize that there is something wrong with himself. They plan a trip to Scotland by demon horse to Adonis’ castle. On this two day journey, Ruby learns a bit more about Adonis’ past, including that he, Kratos, Johnny and one other are in fact the four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and more about the curse that effects the other angels. Ruby gets to look into Adonis’ past and learn more about him, including meeting his closest friends that are shadow demons. Adonis keeps wanting to look upon Ruby’s true form without her glamour and see beneath her facade. She realizes again and again that she has feelings for the Angel of Death, but justifies again and again that it is because she considers him one of the good guys. The two, plus two of Adonis’ demon friends go with the Adonis and Ruby to get the fourth and final horseman, War, on their side against Johnny. Can it really work out with an ally in War or will being the Bringer of Light have terrible repercussions.
The newest stand alone by C.M. Stunich Baby Girl is not all smiles. This book is not part of a series but its own novel. This is not for the faint of heart. Some people even claim that it made them cry. I wasn’t one of them, but it does get you in the feels. The book starts two years earlier. Embry and Phoenix are best friends, but they are a threesome group of friends with Codrick, Embry’s boyfriend. It’s prom night and Embry and Phoenix are waiting for Rick to pick them up, but as time goes by, he doesn’t show. Embry and Phoenix decide to take Phoenix’s motorcycle and meet him in the middle. The two come across his car flipped over and off the street where Rick has been killed. In his arms are flowers that he has for Embry for their night at prom. Embry falls apart and stops functioning where Phoenix takes care of her. At the funeral, Embry picks a fight with Phoenix and leaves home in Louisiana to go to school in New York. Two years later, Embry returns after her father has a heart attack. And Phoenix comes back into her life. After having a fight six months prior with Phoenix, Embry isn’t overly happy to see him with her family. Can Embry comes to terms with the loss of Codrick and her ongoing feelings that she has for Phoenix?
Eve of Eternal Night is the first in The Zodiac Curse: Harem of Shadows Book 1 by Amber Lynn Natusch. Eve Carmichael is a chemistry major that seems to only be eeking by. She prefers to be alone and hates when people knows who she is. Her father is a high end lawyer and her mother is a movie star. Her father ignores her and her mother has been out of the picture since her parents nasty divorce. Her father’s solution for everything is to threaten legal action and Eve doesn’t care anymore. On her way home from a frat party, Eve sees a murder and freaks out. The next day at school, Eve is sent to a new advisor and from there to a new psychologist to help her with the break downs she keeps having. A group of 5 different men come into her life and start affecting her and opening her eyes to things that have been and things that could be. Each of the 5 guys have Eve in common especially since they are all so different.