Primal Law (Alpha Pack Series #1)

Primal Law (Alpha Pack Series #1)

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by J. D. Tyler
     
 

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Meet the Alpha Pack, a top-secret military team of wolf-shifters fighting the most dangerous predators in the world, human and nonhuman. After a massacre leaves Jaxon Law crippled, he must relearn how to fight-and battle the anger and guilt threatening to overwhelm him. But when Jax rescues a beautiful woman who awakens his primal instincts, he is unprepared for the

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Meet the Alpha Pack, a top-secret military team of wolf-shifters fighting the most dangerous predators in the world, human and nonhuman. After a massacre leaves Jaxon Law crippled, he must relearn how to fight-and battle the anger and guilt threatening to overwhelm him. But when Jax rescues a beautiful woman who awakens his primal instincts, he is unprepared for the dangers that lie ahead. Soon he must decide if the deep connection he feels with Kira is worth defying the ultimate shifter law...

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"[Fans] will fall head over heals for the Alpha Pack!" —Angela Knight, New York Times bestselling author

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ISBN-13:
9781101517406
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/02/2011
Series:
Alpha Pack Series , #1
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
36,060
File size:
406 KB

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"[Fans] will fall head over heals for the Alpha Pack!" —-Angela Knight, New York Times bestselling author

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Kirsten Potter has won AudioFile Earphones Awards for her reading of The Snowball by Alice Schroeder and her performance as Barbara in George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara. Her reading of Madapple by Christina Meldrum was a Booklist Editors' Choice for Best Audiobook 2008.

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Primal Law 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 138 reviews.
Book_Monster_Reviews More than 1 year ago
Jo Davis is one of my favorite authors. I absolutely LOVED her FIREFIGHTERS OF STATION FIVE series and I couldn't wait to get my hands on Primal Law and og course, she did not disappoint. Her first Paranormal Romance written under her pseudonym, J.D. Tyler, was just as amazing as the rest of her books. Primal Law, the first book in the new Alpha Pack series had a great plot line, great characters and of course smokin' hot love scenes. Jaxon Law is man scorned by betrayal and weighed down by the guilt of the death of his team mates and leader. He does not trust anyone outside his brothers, the Alpha Pack and is determined never to mate and trust a woman again. Kira is a scientist working at New Life Technology. While employed, she starts to notice the suspicious behaviors of her employers and starts snooping around. She steals small canisters of what seems to be of skin samples that she believes and hopes will reveal the horrible secret she feels her employer is hiding and gets chased out side and then caught. Enter Jax and the Alpha Pack team to the rescue. Jaxon Law (former Navy SEAL) is a Grey Wolf, RetroCog and Time-Bender. Jax hears Kira's screams and immediately responds. He sees 2 men attacking her and his wolf goes crazy. Although he has no idea why his wolf and he are taking the attack so personal, he shifts to wolf and kills both men. Jax then shifts back to man in front of Kira and they take her back to the Alpha Pack headquarters to figure out who is trying to kill her and why, as well as make sure she won't reveal their secrets. Jax and Kira have an instant attraction to one another. Jax is scared to put his faith and trust into another woman after the last woman he thought he loved was responsible for trapping Jax and the Alpha Pack and killing 4 of the team members while the others struggled and fought for their lives. Kira is thrust into a world she never could have imagined existed. She discovers she is Jax's mate and does not want to me mated because it's their fate. She wants to be mated because they love each other. I really loved how they worked at their relationship and it wasn't instant love. They learned to trust in each other and then eventually fell in love. I also fell in love with all of the men from Alpha Pack. Everyone one of these men steals your heart and leaves you anticipating his book. Nick Westfall - The new Team Leader of Alpha Pack is a White Wolf, Empath and PreCog. Nick carries the burden of knowing the fates of his men, yet because of a tragic past mistake he won't interfere with destiny or free will. Aric Savage - Red Wolf, Firestarter and Telekinetic. Aric harbors a terrible resentment of his shifting and Psy abilities, and sees them as a curse. Kalen Black - is the newest and youngest member of the Alpha Pack. Black Panther, Sorcerer and Necromancer and the only known shifter of his kind. "Hammer" - Grey Wolf, Tracer-Only Nick knows the mysterious giant's real name. Zander Cole - Black Wolf and Healer-Zander nearly killed himself trying to save his teammates in the aftermath of the Noble massacre. Of all the survivors, he's the one not dealing with the tragedy and is a cause for grave worry among the others. Ryon Hunter - Silver Wolf, Channeler and Telepath-Ryon is an original team member whose "sixth sense" gives the catch-phrase "I see dead people" a whole new meaning. So, all in all...I LOVED this book and
blueEC More than 1 year ago
I won't give a synopsis of the plot but I will tell you it is an occassion to celebrate a new series and an author who can write! I loved the characters and the premise behind the series. Read and enjoy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Whyy do people insisr on revealing the WHOLE STORY im their comments?????? This is just supposed to be opinions on the book for others to see if they think itt'd be interesting and appealing ti them!!! By the way- great book!
owlspiritwoman More than 1 year ago
This book had a really entrancing story line, loved the side plots of all the men on Alfa team and was really caught by surprise at the twisted ending. Kept me spellbound throughout the story.
Dollkin More than 1 year ago
This is like a watered down, slightly altered version of Lora Leigh's Breeds series. If you're a fan of her, I wouldn't really recommend the Alpha Pack series. In regards to the actual writing, if you're looking for a quick beach read, this will probably do. The characters jump far too easily into what the writer wants them to do, the plot feeling rushed and sometimes a little forced, the characters, especially the heroine, not given nearly enough to go with that leads her to where she's going. The slang used is also rather juvenile. Most of the characters sound like college students rather than ex-Marines and scientists. I find it very hard to believe an ex-marine would drill his buddy's arms with his knuckles while parting, brother-in-circumstance or not. I admire the attempt at camaraderie, but it still feels very forced. All in all, I am not a fan.
RomanceBookCraze More than 1 year ago
Can I give a book more then a 5 rating? No...hmmm...well that kind of stinks cause I want to give this one more! This book falls in my top 5 favorite shifter books ever and I read a lot of shifter books! Fast, fun, emotional, and hot, throw in some sexy as hell shifters and a kick ass heroine and oh my...you have yourself a good time *wink* I absolutely loved every aspect of this book. It has very intense in depth characters that will suck you in from the beginning. Jaxon is amazing. He is a tortured hero who has done everything in his power to protect the ones he loves. When a mission goes bad, he takes it very personally and he needs the love of the right women to heal his emotional hurt along with the physical. Kira...well, Kira just simply rocks. She is strong, determined, smart, and able to stand her ground in a house full of alpha power. She definitely knows how to put Jaxon on his knees. She didn't freak out when she found out about everything, nor did she turn into a whiny cry baby who needed to be coddled. NO..she stepped in and made her place in Jaxon's world and I respected her all the more for that. I don't know about you but I feel that there has to be just the right balance of dialogue and thought to make a book flow well. Too much of either and you are either confused or bored. Not the case here, there is a lot of dialogue and banter between all the characters and just enough thought and back story for you to completely understand what is going on. Ms. Tyler has created a world unlike any other I have read about. This book has all the things that I need in a romance novel for it to be complete. It has a strong H/H, a lot of amazing secondary characters, witty dialogue that will have you smiling, a great plot that flows well and is well thought out, and an ending that makes you crave more. Oh and did I mention this book is HOT! Oh my! The intimacy is just the right balance of heat and emotion, and will have you fanning yourself by the end. Ok , I am gonna quit now. I could go on and on about how amazing this books is but I won't. I am gonna trust that you will buy the book and see for yourself. I guarantee you won't be disappointed.
harstan More than 1 year ago
In Afghanistan, an attack left many in Jaxon Tyler's unit dead; those who survived were changed into werewolves. They became the Alpha Pack. However, he and his unit of shifters are betrayed by his girlfriend Beryl; he knows he is fortunate to survive while tossing his perfidious lover into the fire. At NewLife Technology in Las Vegas, Jaxon rescues lab assistant Kira Locke from an assault. She knows something is not right at the lab so she steals samples so that she and her protector Jax can figure out what is happening. As the werewolf and the human work together, they fall in love; but each understands the mission to take down the unknown predatory Chappell comes first. With a nod to Mandy M. Roth's Immortal Ops series, J.D. Tyler provides a fabulous first act with the introduction of the Alpha Pack, a military werewolf unit with other specialized paranormal talents. The story line is fast-paced from the opening betrayal and never slows down as the team works on learning who Beryl is allied with. Not all goes well as some members die and others are captured by the enemy. Although Kira accepts things too easily (after an initial short circuit) and acts and reacts over the top of the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower, fans will enjoy meeting the Alpha Pack. Harriet Klausner
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was wonderful. I really wish it had been longer. Ready to see what alpha pack gets into with savage awakenings.
EMM1 More than 1 year ago
I ENJOYED THIS BOOK FROM BEGINING TO END IT WAS A PAGE TURNER. READ IT IN ONE DAY. I HAVE NEVER READ JD TYLER BEFORE AND WOULD RECOMEND THIS BOOK TO ANYONE CANT WAIT TILL THE NEXT.
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Kristas_Dust_Jacket More than 1 year ago
OMG, it's been way too long since I've read a good, classic-style paranormal romance. I've had the audio version of Primal Law on my iPod for months now, and after I finished the book prior to it, and was scrolling through my choices, this book really stood out. All of a sudden, I absolutely HAD to listen to it. Decision made. In Primal Law, we are introduced to the Alpha Pack, a group of shifters that used to be Navy SEALS. Each member of the team has an extra special ability outside of the fact that they can shift into wolves. These abilities come in handy when on missions - or when trying to save a damsel in distress, as Jaxon Law does in Las Vegas one night. He is inexplicably drawn to the woman he saves - Kira. In between trying to get a handle on these new feelings for her, he and his team are compelled to learn more about Kira's former employer and the nasty human experiments they are conducting. This book was exactly what I needed. Who doesn't love a good book about a bunch of hunky shifters, right? The Alpha Pack was the best part about Primal Law, hands down. I was thrilled when I thought it was just five or six guys who can change into massive wolves. But, J.D. Tyler surprised me by adding extra powers on top of that. Like, one of the guys can call up fire with his hands. Another can see glimpses of the future. And Jaxon can even rewind time. I loved this unique twist on your run-of-the-mill werewolves. Did I mention that the shifters aren't the only supernatural creatures in this world? Oh no. There are lots them in Primal Law, and I love that even the characters in the story don't know all about them or what all is out there in the world. It's like, they are discovering these races along with the reader, so that was pretty cool. We became most familiar with a fae prince, a gremlin and a sorcerer. And, the way that they were all introduced to the storyline was creative and fit in with the rest of the story. Kira was the token human in the story. She's ballsy and smart and pretty much fearless. She has a very tender heart too, which causes Jax a lot of stress since she's always putting herself in danger to help someone else. I also liked that Kira questioned everything and didn't accept it at face value just because someone told her to. Jax is the extra broody member of the Alpha Pack. He has a lot on his conscience. A mission gone bad weighs on him still, six months after the fact. He feels like it was his fault, and to make matters worse, he still sports an injury that sometimes hampers his ability to walk or run. But, when he meets Kira, everything changes. He fights it - I mean, he's a virile, independent man. He wasn't prepared to be shackled with a mate. But, once he gives in to it, he changes, at least toward Kira. One of my favorite parts of the books about shifters is their uber protective nature when it comes to their mates. It's SO swoon-worthy. Jax was no different. I loved how grumbly he got when other males got too touchy feely with Kira. I loved how he tried to keep her from charging into danger, and how on alert he was when he couldn't convince her to stay home. Jax's and Kira's relationship was sweet and sexy. I liked that Primal Law was a dual POV book, too. Jax's perspective on everything that went on between the two of them was interesting and enlightening. He and Kira were great together. I really liked the audio version. Kirsten Potter was a new narrator to me, and I thought she did a fantastic job. I'll definitely be checking out her other work. Speaking of, things were set up nicely to bring you into the second book in the series. I've already added it to my Audible wishlist. So, the next time I get a hankering for a good shifter book, I'll be ready.
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I couldn't put this book down once I statred to read it. It had me on the edge of my seat all the time oh yes the heart was racing with wanting love to save the day or good. It's been along time since I read a book as good as this one thank you
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I at first I was disappointed 8$ for 250 pages. This book was so good. A little slow in the middle but worth the read. I am so buying the other books. So worth it!!!
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A new author for me. I liked this book so much I ordered all the rest of the series. Very well written, action packed. A very nice team, consisting of different supernatural beings. Very strong characters and a great action packed story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow.....I must say I wasn't sure what to expect with this series, but OMG!! REady to enjoy Aric's story next!!
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Believeable characters and story line. I really enjoy the way the story unfolds.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm not a fan of the ending... And I'm definitely not a fan of Jax, mate or not that was effed up. Still a good book despite what I consider a slow read.
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