Shadow (New Species Series #9)

Shadow (New Species Series #9)

by Laurann Dohner
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Shadow (New Species Series #9) by Laurann Dohner

Book 9 in the New Species series. While each New Species book is a standalone, the greatest enjoyment will come from reading them in series order.

Beauty resents being labeled Gift Species. Everyone is way too overprotective, males aren't even allowed to speak to her and so far true freedom eludes her. Then a big, sexy Species officer mistakes her for the enemy and takes her to the ground.

Shadow is dumbfounded. He has a Gift pinned under him-a big no-no. But Beauty is fascinated and wants to know Shadow a lot better. She is full of newly discovered, unrequited passion and he's just what she needs to satisfy her curiosity.

For Shadow, sex means pain and revulsion. For Beauty, it was enslavement and ridicule. Two lonely souls who have never known a lover's touch, together in a cabin in the woods. Each touch, every discovery brings them closer to a life they never thought possible...beyond even their dreams.

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ISBN-13: 9781419969201
Publisher: Ellora's Cave Publishing
Publication date: 07/15/2013
Series: New Species Series , #9
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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Shadow 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 174 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved seing two damaged souls as these two, get together and fall in love! Beauty was a unique Gift Female and was much stronger and more brave then i anticipated and i LOVED that! Shadow was her perfect match and im looking forward to the next edition to the NS series! A definite MUST read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved it. Read the book in one day. Now Laurann has given us more people to care about which mean i hope more books, lots more books. This is my favorite series of hers!!!
Sargon1 More than 1 year ago
Loved this book read it in one sitting almost. Shadow and Beauty were a very different couple as Beauty is also species one of the gift females. I loved the way she learned to stand up for what she wanted which happened to be Shadow. Loved this book keep them coming Laurann.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I always loveher new species books and this one was no different. A great and touching story.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I so do love this series by Laurann Dohner. She puts a different spin on the characters and what they go through. Even tho they could be read as stand alone I would recommend you read them all in order as the characters do carry over some at times. I enjoyed Shadow's story and hope she continues to write about the battles they all face and they try and reach for acceptance and find love along the way.
kat911 More than 1 year ago
If only Ms. Dohner, one of my favorite authors, could write books as quickly as I can read them, I would be in heaven. The New Species series is so real and consistent and believable. Lots of hot alpha males and the women that fall in love with them, and all are very different so it doesn't get boring. Good job!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Have read every book she's written, only complaint is she doesn't write fast enough. Hot with wonderful characters, whom you'll fall in love with.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love her books! Can't wait for the next one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
diffrent from the others, a littel dark alot lovey dovey i give it 4 stars and look forward to the new ones on the way.
Hillary1 More than 1 year ago
This series is wonderful. I have not read one I do not like.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this author
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A little too much sex. I would have liked a little more story. And more progression. But still the writing sucks you in.
MichellePet More than 1 year ago
Can't wait for the next this series.  It's been along time since I have read a series that once the book comes out I don't even read what it is about, I just buy and start reading.
RtBBlog More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by: Crystal Book provided by: Publisher Review originally posted at Romancing the Book Every time I read one of the New Species books I get two feelings. The first feeling is excitement and a huge thrill. I am so happy to get my hands on the new book. I know that Laurann will be bringing me more into the New Species world. I will be getting to meet more Species and getting to know their stories. I love getting to look back at the other New Species that I have read about and seeing how things are going. The other feeling I get is knowing that I will soon reach the end of the book and will be on pins and needles. I’ll be wondering who will be next or is this the last one and I hope that it doesn’t happen anytime soon. So, I made myself read this story really slow since I didn’t want the story to be over too soon. I already knew the backgrounds for both Shadow and Beauty and was happy to see these two put together. They both had past sexual experiences that were negative and I believe that they were put together because of that. I am, however, worried about Moon and I hope that they find a way to help him.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I lovethese stories glad that all the characters are finding happyendings and that the storyline is kept going in all the books and that prior characters are still appearing
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this series! This book set up so many of the characters from the other books to have their story told, yet it doesn't interfer with the overall story of Shadow and Beauty. Can't wait for the next one!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love this author! New Species is similiar to Lora Leigh's Breed series. I truly adore this whole series. You can read them separately as individual stories or read them as a series. All the characters are unique with obstacles to overcome. From the first page, you are in and want to read the whole book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Beauty feels stuck in a cage even after she is freed. She a Gift Feamale who wants to move on with life after captivitaty, but is running the best answer to getting away. She is seen by a patrol and he makes chase. They didn't know that a lighting flash would change so many things for them both. This is another great book by Laurann.
Me-she More than 1 year ago
Loved this story. It was nice to read a story with a New Species couple. This was more romantic to me and I enjoyed reading it. Still nice and hot, but more romantic. I can't wait to read the next one. I hope it's another New Species couple. Vengeance hopefully.
lmferguson More than 1 year ago
This whole series has warmed me from the inside out. Laurann Dohner has done an excellent job creating a world with characters that are easy to fall in love with. Each book in this series connects the reader to a new protagonist. Each book can be read on its own but I recommend reading in sequence. Each book gives the reader enough information to allow being read on its own, but book 1 builds the background and goes in deeper depth about the background of these people. I highly recommend this book with fuzzy slippers and a warm blanket.
sherrywine1 More than 1 year ago
I liked this book very well. it keeps the stories going and all have been a fun read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Unique for 2 new species to interact intimately.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read the whole series and loved all of them.
RomanceReader442 More than 1 year ago
I have read and loved all of Ms. Dohner books. Beauty's love story is different from her previous story but in a delightful way, a soft easing into a wonderful life together. I fell in love with Beauty and Shadow, they discover each other and find a love filled with kindness,curiosity and a chance to find soul deep happiness. I would recommend this story to all fans of Ms. Dohner's books or those who have yet to discover this great story series.