Hard Mated [NOOK Book]

Overview

A short novel in the Shifters Unbound series: 43,000 words, seventeen chapters. Book 3.5 of Shifters Unbound (Austin Shifters)

Spike, a wildcat Shifter and the champion fighter of Shiftertown, is stunned when Myka, the best friend of a dying human woman, announces that Spike has fathered a cub. What's more, the mother is giving the boy to Spike to protect and raise.

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Hard Mated

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Overview

A short novel in the Shifters Unbound series: 43,000 words, seventeen chapters. Book 3.5 of Shifters Unbound (Austin Shifters)

Spike, a wildcat Shifter and the champion fighter of Shiftertown, is stunned when Myka, the best friend of a dying human woman, announces that Spike has fathered a cub. What's more, the mother is giving the boy to Spike to protect and raise.

Myka, who'd been raised by an abusive stepfather, is not sure that a wild fighter named Spike is the best man to bring up the cute little jaguar cub. She goes to Shiftertown to check out Spike, and finds that the man behind the name is a lonely Shifter who's lost most of his family and is a fierce caretaker to those he has left.

Spike is torn between the cub and his duties as tracker to the Shiftertown leader, and begs Myka, the only person who understands, to help him. He starts to like the sassy Myka, a horse trainer who's not afraid of working with animals, even if they're wildcats who turn into humans.

When Spike's job puts his cub and Myka in danger, Spike is forced to choose between those to whom he's pledged his loyalty and his need to protect the woman and cub he's come to love.
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Editorial Reviews

John Charles - Booklist Booklist
With her usual gift for creating imaginative plots fueled by scorchingly sensual chemistry, RITA Award–winning Ashley begins a new sexy paranormal series that neatly combines high-adrenaline suspense with humor. (Booklist on Pride Mates)
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014888240
  • Publisher: Ashley Gardner / Jennifer Ashley
  • Publication date: 8/20/2012
  • Series: Shifters Unbound , #0
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 12,137
  • File size: 451 KB

Meet the Author

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Jennifer Ashley has written more than 45 published novels and novellas in romance, urban fantasy, and mystery under the names Jennifer Ashley, Allyson James, and Ashley Gardner. Her books have been nominated for and won Romance Writers of America's RITA (given for the best romance novels and novellas of the year), several RT BookReviews Reviewers Choice awards (including Best Urban Fantasy, Best Historical Mystery, and Career Achievement in Historical Romance), and Prism awards for her paranormal romances. Jennifer's books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have earned starred reviews in Booklist. More about the Shifters Unbound series can be found at www.jennifersromances.com
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2012

    Excellent!

    Wonderful story (301 nook pages). Love this entire series, can't wait until October when the next book comes out.
    Highly recommend. Not just this book but the entire series as well. Jennifer Ashley rocks!

    10 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2012

    Good read

    For .99 it is so worth. Youll love Spike kick ass/loving atitude. The second half is the best. Higjly recommended it :)

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2012

    Nice book

    Aw man i love this boy i keep reading it iver and over again. I can't wait till the next bbook come out in october :)

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2012

    Excellent! I loved Spike or Eron, and Myka and Jordan they will

    Excellent!
    I loved Spike or Eron, and Myka and Jordan they will make such a great family! I loved revisiting old friends and seeing that Shaun and Andrea had their baby. Would love to see a story about Conner even though he's still considered a "cub"

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 29, 2012

    Jennifer Ashley is one busy lady! She also writes under Allyson

    Jennifer Ashley is one busy lady! She also writes under Allyson James
    and between the two she has a genre for everyone to enjoy: historical
    romance, paranormal romance, urban fantasy, and even erotica. So far, no
    matter which series it's been, I've enjoyed it. Hard Mated is no
    exception. It's a novella in the Shifters Unbound series and it's a
    quick, fun read. It's only $.99 too! Hard Mated has all the elements
    that I enjoy in Jennifer Ashley's work, lot's of action, a hot alpha
    shifter, a heroine not afraid to stand up to all the alphas in Austin's
    Shiftertown, and some pretty hot sex! If you enjoy shifters stories,
    then pick up Hard Mated. It's a great read!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2012

    Great series. Must read

    This is fast paced and keeps your attetion. Best of the series. Can't wait until the next one.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 27, 2012

    more from this reviewer

    I loved this story. At the moment Jennifer Ashley is my go-to

    I loved this story. At the moment Jennifer Ashley is my go-to author
    for paranormal. She writes a wonderful story that gives you all that you
    want in a romance.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2012

    Highly recommend

    I can never get enough of this author. Every book i've read leaves me wanting more. Bravo and keep them coming. Keep me lusting for the suspense, passion and hot sexy encounters.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 23, 2012

    more from this reviewer

    Highly Recommended

    Loved Spikes story.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2012

    Best one yet!!!

    I just finished it and I can't wait to read it again. This was a fabulous story!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 14, 2012

    A must read

    If you have enjoyed any of the shifters unbound series than Hard Mated is a must read. This is Spike's story, and adds many details about several characters. The only complaint I had was that I wished it would have been longer! I've always liked Spike's character, especially after reading Body Guard, so it was nice getting to see more and learn more about him.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2012

    !

    I love her books cant wait for the next one

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2012

    Greaat Great book

    Keep these books coming could not put this book down love it

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2012

    Good

    Great read love it

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2012

    Love it!

    Great story

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2012

    Highly recommend

    Loved this book....it was a really good read

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 20, 2012

    Yes again

    Just keep reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2012

    Scourge

    He punches them both in the nose and knocks them both out " annoying twits!!"

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2012

    Riverpaw

    Yanks off the tom and claws out its throat

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2012

    A tom

    Pushes riverpaw away and starts again this time faster

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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