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A Werewolf in Manhattan (Wild About You Series #1)

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  • Posted November 23, 2010

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    This is an entertaining urban romantic fantasy

    Paranormal romance author Emma Gavin writes novels starring werewolves. However, she becomes concerned when a fan begins sending her letters claiming he is a bona fide werewolf. Frightened by the disturbing correspondence, she obtains a bodyguard Aidan Wallace.

    As heir to a powerful affluent Manhattan werewolf pack, Aidan was assigned as her bodyguard because his leaders fear Emma knows too much about their concealed species and that someone is betraying them by informing her with the facts. His hidden agenda is to learn how much she really knows. Aidan quickly concludes she is totally ignorant except for some lucky guesses. However, he has a new problem besides what she knows. Aidan is attracted to Emma who he risks his life to keep safe when she comes under attack from one of his kind. Torn between his love for her and his loyalty and love for his pack, Aidan has a complicated choice in which he will hurt someone; if not his Emma than his chosen bride and his family, but regardless definitely he knows himself.

    This is an entertaining urban romantic fantasy with some intrigue caused by inter and intra pack rivalries. The story line is fast-paced in the boudoir and out as the seemingly star-crossed lovers cannot get enough of each other. Although the ending is abrupt and facilitates issues too easily, readers will enjoy Vickie Lewis Thompson taking a bite or three out of the Big Apple.

    Harriet Klausner

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 9, 2011

    I Want Myself a Hunky Werewolf

    Emma Gavin is a best selling author. She makes her living off of writing romance novels about werewolves. Not that they are real or anything like that, but she has been getting creepy emails from a guy that is claiming he is a werewolf and would love to get his hands on Emma. Aidan Wallace is the crowned prince of the Wallace werewolf pack. He has been given the duty of watching over Emma ever since her books raised some red flags. The pack thinks she may have a source telling her things about werewolves. No one can be that accurate with no reliable source... or can they? Aidan is a huge fan of Emma's he owns, and has read every single book she has written, but even more than that her scent is driving him crazy. Not that he can act on it though, he has duties as a prince that keep him from mating anyone but Nadia, a she-wolf that belongs to another substantial werewolf family. Merging the two packs is important and Aidan is going to keep his word to his family... even if it costs him his heart. The minute Aidan hears about the email that Emma received he offers to do some investigating to help figure out who is sending them to her. It's exactly as Aidan fears... a rouge werewolf that is ready to expose all werewolves in order to get to Emma, even worse is that he is next in line to be alpha of a very prestigious werewolf family. With Emma going on tour and with Aidan bound to protect her.. he will be accompanying her on her tour. This trip is going to test both Aidan's loyalty to his pack and if he is willing to risk his heart... I am in love with this book. Right from the get go you get pulled into Emma's life as a writer and how Aidan has been watching her from afar. I could tell from the first few pages of the book that this was going to be a deliciously fast paced book. Not once was I bored with the story line and never did anything feel rushed or cut short. You can tell as the book progresses how Emma and Aidan are beginning to form a really strong bond and how much they care about each other. The author didn't skimp on anything. Everything is very well described in fantastic detail, I could envision exactly how everything was meant to look, right down to Aidan's expensive and flashy watch. I loved how the two main characters were always hitting heads because Emma is so stubborn. It made for a funny and engaging read. This is a book geared for the 18 and over crowd, just for a heads up. There is a lot of explicit sex scenes, which when reading the book are perfectly placed. I just think if you are teen reading this review you may want to choose a different book due to the sex scenes.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2014

    Loved!

    Loved!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2013

    Love

    I love the carecters and how there diferent but thay still cant ceep away from echother, plus that little ginedik disorder that Adain has is funny and I knew from the first menchon of it he was going to have a tuff time keping it in cheek. Overall wonderfull and creative ideas. If could have I would have given the book another star, the bigining was good and slid right into the story line wich for some books dosent hapen. : D

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2012

    Great read

    Nice story

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  • Posted June 15, 2012

    Who knew there were Werewolves in Manhatten

    I actually used to read this author when she wrote category romances, however I hadn’t read anything by her for a while. I read a lot of paranormal romances, but I mostly buy online so I don’t do much browsing. I saw a book called A WEREWOLF IN SEATTLE at the grocery store and was intrigued. I am a stickler for series order however so I ordered this book online. I like the author’s world view and think she has set up a plausible world in which werewolves mingle unnoticed in society. The romance was nice, though I am not generally a fan of books where the hero kidnaps or imprisons the heroine. I am intrigued enough to order the next book in the series to see if I will become a serious fan.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2012

    Enjoyable read

    Great series. I will read more.

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  • Posted May 26, 2012

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    Weres do Wealthy To start out, I won A Werewolf in Manhattan (an

    Weres do Wealthy
    To start out, I won A Werewolf in Manhattan (and the second book in this series, Werewolf in the North Woods) in an author contest through Fresh Fiction. While I have never before read one of Ms. Thompson’s book, they have been on my radar for some time. Due in a large part to my ungainly TBR pile tho, I never gave into the urge to read one until now. Thanks to my good luck, I was given the opportunity to read through this book without the ticking of my conscience for buying another book to add to my already bursting TBR shelves. (I found a way around the guilt cycle, and I received two personalized and autographed books! I love winning contests!) So now on the book…

    This was a cute and fun read. In places it did delve into a bit of the absurd, and make me laugh-out-loud (not a bad thing) while in others it was sweet and cuddly. The plot was a bit done, tho I will admit that I have mostly seen the writer-too-close-to-reality thing used with vampires, it was still a bit predictable. I was not a huge fan of the family dynamics thing, nor was I big on the throw-back arranged marriage concept. It felt that for a contemporary light paranormal it just dragged it down a bit. I did however LOVE the “quirk” of genetics that made our hero shift into wolf form if left sexually frustrated. I found it hilarious, and a great plot device, not to mention a yummy excuse for steamy-time, which this book had loads of. Ms. Thompson knows how to write steamy-time.

    I liked the characters in this book a great deal, the bantering and the playfulness were fun to read, and the push and pull between personalities and circumstances was a nice, if at-time uncomfortable, tension. Some of the secondary characters were quite memorable and I would love to see future books that had Roark’s or Nadia’s HEA. (I haven’t read the blurb on the next book to see if that is likely, but I think it would be fun.)

    The plot in this work was a tad-bit contrived, and I will admit in places disappointing for me. I don’t know if it was the wealthy angle that is just not my style, or the hot and cold relationship, but in either case it almost reminded me of an old musical where I wanted to yell into the screen to avoid further mishaps. This book would make on heck of a screw-ball comedy. It did eventually pick up for me, about two-thirds of the way in, when we had less secrets and the oblique family presence was more pinned down to actually personalities. It is then where I really feel we got down to telling a love story. The wrap-up of which, coming as it did so late in the book, was a bit quick. An epilogue that included acceptance, new in-laws, adoring and contributing Weres and white lace was a bit of a cop-out to me. I am hoping that in the next entry into this series I get a little more culture, and a little less lying.

    All that said—I still plan to dive right into book two, and give this title a shiny three stars.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2012

    Cute

    Cute story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2012

    Loved it

    Fully fleshed story, great sex, I highly recommend.

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  • Posted January 1, 2012

    Loved It!

    I thought this book was excellent and very entertaining. I would highly recommend to anyone who wants a funny romantic story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2011

    Recommend reading if your into Hunky Werewolf

    The book draws you in and I could not put it down. I enjoyed the story line, characters, and the attention to detail. Recommend reading if your into Hunky Werewolf.

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  • Posted June 16, 2011

    Pretty Good

    So far I've only read the sample.So far,it's halfway decent :)))

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  • Posted May 25, 2011

    Decent book

    I think this was a great book, it had a decent plot and some pretty good romance. The only thing that disappointed me was at the end finding out the next book in the series has a different main character. I would love to be able to read more about the existing characters. So if you are someon who enjoys reading a series of books maybe skip this one.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2011

    Leave brain at home.

    Fifty pages of poor plot in 250 pages of book.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 11, 2011

    Entertaining

    This was a really nice book a little flat on the plot as there really wasn't much of one. However, the romance part was good so a good read all in all.

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