The Finding (Law of the Lycans, #5)
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"She discovered a dark secret, witnessed a murder and fled into the night fearing for her life. Three years later, Cassie is still hiding from her past, haunted by a dream lover and fighting to control a terrifying beast that seems to grow stronger each day. When Bryan, pack Beta, appears to claim her, Cassie is forced to face the truth of her existence. Innocence, betraya...more
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Published February 11th 2011 by Smashwords
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Amber
This was a whopper of a book and well worth the time reading it. The Finding, is the 3rd book in the Law of the Lycans series by Nicky Charles. This book picks up where #2 left off. I love the fact that the author pulled in all the couples and characters from the other books and wrapped them up in The Finding. I don't think it would have been as complete without them.

Cassandra Greyson had witnessed her Uncle being shot, his lawyer being attacked by a werewolf and before that happened heard her...more
Lynne
This is kind of more a review of the series. There are dozens of reviews of this book that explain the plot, so I'm not going to go into the actual plot of the book, either.

I read all three of these books because they were free on B&N for the Nook. I'm a sucker for free, and once I started I really did want to know how it ended. So I read all three, even though I really really didn't like the second book.

The conclusion I've come to is that Nicky Charles desperately needs an editor--not a cop...more
Kami
Nicky Charles did it again......another great book. Book #3 in the Lycan Law series was well written.

***SPOILER ALERT***
It is about Cassie who was in part of Book #2. Cassie ran away from home after seeing her uncle killed, a werewolf attacked & killed his trusted lawyer, & finding out that werewolves kill any who know their secret. She was terrified & needed to start over. She ended up in a hotel in some small town from a long bus ride, went to bed & woke up in Las Vegas in an a...more
Karla
Very good story and nicely told. As always Nicky Charles’ words flow effortlessly, and she is exceptionally descriptive. I missed the dialogue and passion that were so prominent in the first two books, but the story took a different direction, more suspense than romance. I always love it when you get to revisit with the main characters from previous books, and they were all present throughout the story. Her other books had more of a steam factor, and this one was lacking in that respect. Being t...more
Tam
I finished this a few days ago but haven't been able to find the time to write a review. And really, this book deserves the time it takes to write an honest and thoughtful review.

I'm already a fan of Nicky Charles. I think she is a great story teller and has very interesting stories to tell. I don't really understand what she's about though. She writes very gripping and detailed tales but I don't think she does it professionally. Her books are posted and accessible for free and all she asks for...more
Ashley
This was a giant book. Even though I know it was a formatting error, 1120 pages is slightly... fear-inducing. It probably didn't help that I read it in two sittings, so consider that as you read my review.

This book was longgggg. I feel like some of the multiple viewpoints/storylines could have been shortened or eliminated, and I feel that at times it detracted from the main story. I found myself flipping the page and hoping that it was about Bryan and Cassie.

The only other thing that bothered me...more
Judy
The Finding by Nicky Charles Law of the Lycons Book 3
A great paranormal series. And this third book is packed full. We see more of what is going on in the minds of characters from previous books along with the main characters, Cassandra Greyson and Bryan Cooper. Nicky has a unique way of having the person and the wolf as two separate entities and yet one.

Cassie ran off three years ago after hearing her Uncle Anthony Greyson say she was a werewolf and than seeing a man change into a wolf and att...more
Alyssa
I really enjoyed the first two books in this series (The Mating and The Keeping) and this book was okay as well but it really did fall a little flat and it's clear why. The author tired to write the book from too many pov's (Point of Views). The main characters of the book were Bryan and Cassie. The book would of been much better written from their point of views and perhaps that of the Villains (Though I honestly think Marla shouldn't have even been in this book and it would of been much cooler...more
LittleRed M
There was a lot of coincidence in this book, sometimes I just dropped it and looked up at the sky and said "REALLY?" it was that bad. I wanted to beat Cassandra over the head for being stubborn and closed minded, I wanted to wring Bryan's neck for not thinking that Aldrich would think Cassandra was a werewolf, and really kill the author for dragging out Mel's issues with her biological father. Besides all those issues though, there was a great story interwoven between them. Or maybe despite them...more
Tori Carmon
This book was alright. it was kind of repetitive, but over all it was an ok book. When i mean repetative it feels almost as if i read the same chapter over and over. But i never got tired of reading it. This book is more of teen or young adult werewolves. or finding and accepting your true self like Cassy had to do. I like it because her mate, or stalker in the beggining ended up helping her find her way. I liked this.
In this book, (p.s, yes this is my quick overview spoilers may be included.) t...more
PepperP0t (ireadthatbook.com)
4.5stars really
Bryan has been haunted of dreams of a female wolf that just may be his mate. Cassie is having the same dreams as her wolf becomes harder for her to control and her only contact with werewolves has been the large black one that killed her uncle three years ago. For this installment Marla Matthews makes her dastardly re-appearance as she is still seeking revenge on Kane’s pack and has manipulated her way into a position with Leon Aldrich who has proof of werewolves. Marla & Aldr...more
♡ Sassy ~ Amy ♡
I gave it a 5.

The story had a ton of detail, which is great in this case because, you know she exists before this book, but know nothing about her yet. It is a long book via electronics. I make my font bigger because I can, then I read slower. Not to mention I read 2other books at the same time.

I love this author, and I would pay for the books if I had to. She puts them out there for free! I get the first book, but she could charge, for the subsequent books. I love the Canadian English she use...more
Sia McKye

This story has a great premise and world building and for that the author deserves 3.5 stars. This story could have been an excellent 4 or 4.5 starred story with the help of a good story content editor.

I was really looking forward to reading this story. The story has a lot of potential of being a solid series. The shifter world has an original twist, the characters are, for the most part, well thought out with a distinct voice, and I can see their goals, motivation, and conflict. The plot bone...more
Steph
I think this book might have just passed the first book (the Mating) into first place for me!
Again like 'The Keeping' it was a little slow to get started, but one we got about ~30% in it just started to pick up. There was so much of Kane, Elise and Ryne and Mel, it was great to see them play a big role in this book (as they are my favourites).
I initially didn't like Cassie/Cassandra. She was a real pain in the arse! I think she treated Bryan appalingly which made me like her even less. Bryan...more
Jennifer Monzon
This is the third book to the series by Nicky Charles and I downloaded it for free from IBook's. I absolutely loved this story. I loved the way the author incorporated all the character’s in the past stories into this plot. The book was very well written and I felt every emotion that the author described in the story as if I was living it myself. The author stated that it might be the last book in the series. However, I hope it’s not because her writing makes you feel as if you are living the st...more
SheLove2Read
I seem to be in the minority as opposed to other reviewers. I liked Nicky Charles's other books, even with their grammatical errors, and I was looking forward to reading Bryan's story, but this just fell flat for me.

I didn't care for Cassie, at all. She was annoying. She's a werewolf but didn't find out until recently. And yeah she was inducted into the life rather abruptly, but come on! Its not like she can change anything now can she? Suck it up and move on. Get to know your true self. If my...more
Tammy
Still another suprise and the third book is just as good as the first and second if not even better, and besides all that it was another free book for my Nook Color from Barnes & Noble.

Cassie is young, naive and has been sheltered from the outside world all of her life. She is left alone now after witnessing the murder of her so-called uncle, and she has fled the city and is hiding out fearing for her own life. Her friend has gotten himself into some trouble and now she is experiencing some...more
Adrienne Campbell
The third and final (so far) in the series by Nicky Charles. By far the best and the longest of the three. Once again, you really need to read the first two books in the series before taking on this one or you will be completely lost.

This book is about a young heiress who has run away to hide from her past life because she has a secret that could cause her to lose everything including her life. She moves to Vegas and takes up with a young man with a gambling addiction. Her life is a struggle at...more
Angie ~aka Reading Machine~
Cassie Greyson has been in hiding for the past three years under the name of Sandy Grant. Sandy's only friend is named Kellen Anderson living in Las Vegas. Sandy hides in secret afraid to let any one including Kellen. Kellen has a problem with gambling and knows that Sandy doesn't like it at all. For the last three years, Bryan Cooper, Beta of the Stump River Pack, has been haunted by the same dream since he started searching for Cassie Greyson. She disappeared without a trace on the night her U...more
Melissa Levine
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Maria Mercedes The Oracle Reviews
Law of the Lycan’s Series Review
By Nicky Charles
The Mating: Published: Feb 23, 2010. Pages 216
Elise had no idea when she came home that day that she'd end up mated to a complete stranger. A new Alpha and the need for an alliance between packs have made her a pawn.
The Keeping: Published July 1 2010, Pages: 1048
Ryne Taylor was a sexy bad-ass Alpha set on establishing a new pack. Melody Greene was a journalism student researching his work as a photographer or so she said. But could Mel really be t...more
✿ℎazℯℓ - thℯ ℛock Cℎick ℱairy✿
I found this book (as well as the first two in the series) to be a highly satisfying read. Left me wondering again why it's for free. The plot again is connected to the first two and i was glad to have read about the first two couples, saw how they were doing and all. At first, i found Cassie to be highly annoying. She was so afraid of being a werewolf that she was damaging her system by taking in KO drugs. But the i understood her point. Her character lived a fully sheltered life and she did se...more
Tamran
So this is the last in her series (for now). It was slow going for me for some reason. I just wanted it to get going ya know? I did like this book, but not as much as the first 2. I think the main reason being the lack of "romance" I was so happy about in the first 2 books. There was sweet nothings and dreams, but not like the first 2. There was lots of info and action going on in this one once I got past the slow beginning. So that held my attention very well! But it is one I suggest to read if...more
Paula
Bryan and Cassie are the main characters in this book, even though Kane & Elise and Ryne & Melody also appear. We also see a return of Marla.

In the last book Cassie finds out she is a werewolf just before her uncle is killed by Aldrich. She then runs away and finds herself in Las Vegas and rescued by Kellen. The story begins 3 years after Cassie runs away, her name now is Sandy.

Aldrich continues to search for Cassie as she is the heiress to her uncle's estate and he has plans to get his...more
Avid
So, knowing that this book would be about Bryan and Cassie it threw me for a loop when finding that not only are werewolves shapeshifters but some can even teleport and can have telekenesis. Well, it is a fictional paranormal book so I guess . . .


Anyways, this series by far was one of the best erotic, down to earth (even though its werewolf based) book I've read so far. I could honestly love to see this book as a movie in the future, however, I would be doubtful that the wolves in the movie can...more
★Moonrise
After a devastating event, Cassie runs away from home to start a new life. She has always struggled with unusual symptoms. However, lately she has been waking up in strange places. One day, a young man shows up, Brian, and tries to abduct her. Cassie doesn’t understand his messages, and manages to escape.

Brian, the beta for a new Lycan Pack, is trailing Cassie, when it is discovered that she is a link to an ancient line of Lycans. But what exactly her link entails is to be determined. And what w...more
Tracy
Wow wow and wow!!!! Loved this book, was a real page turner :-) kept me gripped to the last page and i was abit gutted when i finished it because its the last of the law of the lycans books available......unless more are wrote that is ;-)
Was great how all the characters from previous books was brought into this one, Kane and Elise with two children :-) Ryne and Mel pregnant :-) Bryan and then Cassie :-) loved the build up between Bryan and Cassie and of course had my happy ending :-) shocker wit...more
Bronwyn
Another good read!. This third book in the series is just as solid as the others. Characters from previous books are integral parts and yet I believe this can stand alone also. There was plenty of explanation. But I think the best read would be in order. In this story one of the main characters has not accepted her inner wolf. This conflict brings out the duel personalities that can exist in anyone . Played against this character is another one that refuses to ever accept here inner wolf. There...more
Sheena
The third book in this Lycan Law series did not disappoint. It was not as hot and heavy as the first two but it more than made up for it in story and plot development. I will say the issue with Mel's "fears" is keeping me from making this a 5 star review. I figured what she was afraid of early on and it was kind of like an *eye roll* moment but I did like how it drove Ryne crazy and how it again showed the bond between the Beta and his Alpha pair.

I found myself pleased that Brian is getting his...more
Lyssa Meyer
Of the three books in the series, I feel this one fell rather flat, for several reasons.

1) Again, spelling errors and grammar errors galore. I'm almost convinced the word "focused" is supposed spelled with 2 ess's now!
2) Formatting issues. The Barnes & Noble edition ends up showing itself as 1120 pages long. Apparently, the actual length is 442 pages.
3) This story really doesn't flow very well. It feels disjointed and somewhat haphazard, and a tiny bit unbelievable, when compared to the prev...more
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