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The Alpha's Mate

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  • Posted February 25, 2013

    This is really a wonderful book. I have never read this author b

    This is really a wonderful book. I have never read this author before but about 20 pgs into this book I put my reader and ordered the second it is that good. Not going into detail about the plot but 1 human female 1 alpha and a whole town of wolfs its a great plot cuties funny and well written . I loved it.

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  • Posted January 4, 2013

    Holy descriptionville!!! By the end of the first chapter I was

    Holy descriptionville!!! By the end of the first chapter I was so immersed in this story, based on the vivid and filling descriptions that Rhoades uses that I was standing in the middle of the woods with the characters. Even when I had to put the book down to go to work, I never left this world behind. You live this story, you do not read it. The situations are so real that you cannot help but laugh at the ridiculousness or hold your breath in nervousness, hoping that everyone will be alright.
    This book is jam packed with action, romance, and true friendships. Not a moment is left dull and no event is ever skimmed over. Everything is clearly portrayed. The novel is also very well written. Rhoades has a way with words that makes you forget that you are reading, and not living, the events in question.
    I fell in love with many of the characters the first time that they appeared. They were so vividly portrayed that you cannot help but know them as if they were a real life friend (and believe me, by the end, they may as well be). There were others that I hated with an intensity that should not be possible.
    This novel is, by definition, a paranormal romance novel. What I especially appreciated about it was that it was different. Yes, boy falls for girl and they get together. That’s a given. However, the relationship between the pack Alpha and his mate is completely different from anything that I’ve ever read. The Alpha, Mate, pack relationship is also different. Every difference and similarity to the genre helps to pull the story forward and to pull you into the story.
    This book is amazing as a standalone novel. Everything begins and ends within its pages. You can see the world outside of the novel, but don’t need to read it to thoroughly enjoy yourself while reading it. That said, am I ever glad that this is the first book in the series. I will definitely be following it as it is written.

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  • Posted November 8, 2013

    I have a new favorite series! The first book in The Wolvers, The

    I have a new favorite series! The first book in The Wolvers, The Alpha's Mate, was a splendid surprise that had me riveted from beginning to end. This romantic paranormal story is filled with laugh out loud scenes, romantic sex, adventure and lots of quirky, lovable characters. 
    Marshall and Elizabeth’s first meeting is probably the funniest part of the book. Nothing like being caught in your granny panties covered in mud to make a first impression. Their dialog was witty and peppered with comical misunderstanding. In my personal opinion the best parts of the entire book is all the characters both main and secondary. The all have such quirky personalities and even though they are all up in each other business (Typical small town living!) it’s not in a mean hateful way. From the old to the young, you can't help but to adore each and every one of them.




    By the time I went into the third chapter, I was thinking this was going to be a 4-star book but when I finished I knew I had a 5-star on my hands. What really got me going about this book is it wasn’t all about the ”too”. I know that didn’t make sense but let me explain. Marshall wasn’t ‘too’ rich, sexy, dominating, Elizabeth wasn’t ‘too’ innocent, hot, submissive, they weren’t ‘too’ blah-blah-blah. Get the point? No in your face extremes. No over the top of anything Everything, everyone was just very genuine and down to earth. And let me add while there is an emphasis on mating, it’s so nice to read a book that isn’t all about sex! Not to say there isn’t any but instead of getting flooded with uber details the author has tastefully provided what I would call romantic sex- just enough details to keep things hot without scorching the pages. Really, this was a nice book to get lost in.




    If you’re looking for a fun, romantic book to lose yourself in, may I suggest grabbing a copy of The Alpha's Mate by Jacqueline Rhoades You won't be disappointed.
    I received this book from JeepDiva for the express purposes of an honest review. The opinions and rating of this review are solely mine and in no way was I compensated.




    Stars – 5, Flames - 3

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  • Posted April 16, 2013

    I read this series backwards I read the second book first and li

    I read this series backwards I read the second book first and like it so much had to go get the first one and I am so happy I did. Marshall and Elizabeth are so good together. It starts out so funny with Elizabeth thinking Marshall is gay due a misunderstanding on Elizabeth's part. The secondary characters are wonderful and really add to the story. Really enjoyed this book and will get the next in the series. Highly recommend.

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  • Posted March 11, 2013

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    Okay this is my first Jacqueline Rhoades book, and I loved it :)

    Okay this is my first Jacqueline Rhoades book, and I loved it :)  This book I could not put down.  I read it all in one day.  I felt horrible today, but could not put my reader down.  She had lots of action, funny misunderstanding that had you laughing, I raged with Lizzie and cried too.  I love books that take you on an emotional roller coaster.  The main character Elizabeth (Lizzie) has always felt out of place.  I loved being part of the journey to her finding where she belonged and that she found that she had more strength than she knew she did.  Marshall sounds like a very sexy, handsome man who is loving and caring toward all of the members of his pack.  You have family drama, pack conflicts, and the evil guy you want to see lose.  I recommend this book to everyone who loves shifter books.  Now that I know I love Jacqueline Rhoades books; I will have to be on the look out for more.  :)

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