His Purrfect Mate (Mating Heat, #2)
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His Purrfect Mate (Mating Heat #2)

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Shannon is a quarter puma but can't shift. She's just a human with a few extra genes. But she knows how dangerous shifters are and now she's their prey, captured by a group of werewolves for a deadly hunt. Then she's rescued by the biggest werewolf of them all. He's the sexiest male she's ever seen-jet-black hair, muscular body, piercing dark eyes and a growl that heats he...more
ebook, 150 pages
Published May 18th 2011 by Ellora's Cave
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3.5 STARS.

What a need-to-change-my-panties read!

Jl RC4

"Want to guess what i'm not wearing?"
His sexy gaze lowered. "Want to guess where i'm about to put my face to find out?".

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Shannon is 15% puma and 85% human, but that didn't stop a pack of werewolves to kidnap her and then make a prey out of her. They are chasing Shannon down and are very eager to kill her...maybe they will fuck her first though.

In enter....


Being the future alpha male of the werewolve pack who is trying to kill an innocen...more

My not-so-guilty pleasure when I'm not looking to expand my mind or feel too emotional

Yes the title is horrible but this was Purrfect (sorry couldn't help myself) for what I needed. I was cheering at the sexual tension. When they finally did it, it was pretty fucking hot - or should I say pretty hot fucking. I was seriously loving everything… Until the plot got in the way.

Now I’m not a plot person. I’d prefer relatable characters and good writing any day. But if and when plot...more
Crystal~BIG book addict~
We start out with Shannon climbing a tree to save herself from getting raped and killed by a pack of werewolves.

Enter Anton, the next alpha in line to take over the pack. Once he gets Shannon out of the tree, he discovers that she is part puma shifter, an enemy of the werewolves, but he can't seem to control his strong desire for her. He decides that she will go through the mating heat with him which can last up to two weeks!

Mommy dearest does NOT approve of this match AT ALL. She thinks she kn...more
** 4 1/2 stars **

I really liked this shifter romantica, it was much better than the first book in the series. The hero was much nicer but still sexy and alpha. We also get his POV unlike the first book. I liked the main characters and it had a decent storyline.
R.E. Butler
If I could, I would live in Laurann Dohner's worlds. She is just so amazing at creating superb characters and building worlds that seem so believable.

who wouldn't flip seeing this guy growling?

After meeting Anton in the first book, I was very excited to pick up his book. He's next in line for alpha of the pack after his father steps down. He's got a lot of responsiblity on his shoulders including a psychotic mother. He's sexy as hell, alpha-licious (without being an asshole like so many of them can be), uber protective of those he loves,...more
Lynsey A
This one was 100 times better than the first. The hero and heroine were actually quite likeable. Anton was so possessive and sweet with Shannon. I loved it. Shannon was adorable whenever she was frightened and practically climbed Anton.

This was a sweet love story. If she continues this series I hope they are as enjoyable as this one and not like the first book.
Phew!! This is steeeeeeeeeeeamy. Hot hot hot! Pure porn, with M-F sex between a puma who can't shift and a werewolf in human form...mostly. Minimal profanity. Minimal plot. Some violence. Some sexual violence -- see spoiler below. A handful of typos.

The characters were not irritating, as sometimes happens with erotica. I liked them. Anton the werewolf becomes instantly and completely committed to "his purrfect mate" Shannon.

(Dohner must think her readers are idiots -- she actually explained the...more
I really enjoyed His Purrfect Mate (Mating Heat #2). Upon meeting Anton in book 1 of the Mating Heat series (Mate Set), he was interesting but held no true appeal for me. That all changed in this book as I couldn't help but fall for both the man and his beast!

Anton, werewolf shifter and next in line to be Alpha of his pack, and Shannon, one-quarter puma shifter who was raised outside of the shifter world, meet when he rescues her from the young werewolf pups intent on catching and killing a "cat...more
Meg Kinch
Great follow-up to the first in the Mating Heat series. I got a little irritated with the see the cat, kill her mentality of all of the wolves with the exception of a couple. I'm a firm believer in the treat someone how you want to be treated camp, and a lot of the wolves were just plain buttheads. I look forward to the next in the series. She definitely left it open for AT LEAST two more books with the mention of Von's human leaving him and Brand's half-breed spotted leopard leaving him. It wil...more
Now THIS one, I liked. Mate Set was a little so-so for me, but this one? MUCH better. Written a little more in the style of the New Species books. Shannon is the ultimate damsel in distress and Anton just grabs on to her and will NOT LET GO, no matter what. The plot was better, the action was better, and the emotions, sexy dialogue and hot sex was non-stop. The loyalty of the pack to Anton and Shannon was, well, frankly, pretty stunning considering apparently that werewolves hate pumas enough to...more
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Is this it? This is all we get out of this series? Ms. Dohner needs to move her ass and write books for the other 3 brothers AND one for their cousin Brand. This is a SEX FEST story. Hawt mating sex doggy style with a kitty cat is pretty AWESOME.

There is some mild shifter sex, but nothing full on. This was marked as a BDSM book and I'm not sure it qualifies. There was a scene were the heroine, Shannon is tied down with a collar on her neck as several men try to gang bang her in a non con kind o...more
I liked this one. The shifter world seems pretty clear. The hero was nicely alpha but wasn't an ass and he was never nasty to the heroine. I was pretty amused at the way the heroine climbed anything in reach when she was scared. The characterization of both of them was well done. I liked how even the "good" shifters were not all good. The writing was nicely done and the plot made sense. The sex was plenty hot and there was plenty of it. I'll definitely read more in this series.

Thanks melissaB fo...more
Better get out your oven mitts to hold this one, it is HOT!

I got into the story right away, and read it straight through. The hero is yummy and the sex scenes are something else! If you are a fan of erotic romance and need a summer pick-me-up, you can't go wrong with this book.

It is the 2nd of a series. You could read it without reading the first and not be lost, but i'm glad i read the first one.
This was another cover to cover quick read, regardless of length, for me. I enjoyed this one much better than the first mainly because Anton didn't act like a tool like our poor Grady did, and make a huge mess out of everything. The characters were sexy and entertaining and the sex was hot. Fun series!
Sep 20, 2012 Kath added it
Anton's was a fabulous story...he finally found he purrfect women. I so.loved how his brothers showed a united front, and were there for each other. what a complete bitch his mother turned out to be. I can't wait to see who the next story will be about.
Another fantastically steamy read from Laurann Dohner! I really hope she puts out more for this series! I love the Harris pack and can't wait to read about the rest of them!
Whew, this was a smoking hot story. Anton was a seriously impressive Alpha, and when he first encountered Shannon in the midst of being attacked he felt something for her. The chemistry was amazing and even though they were born enemies it was hard to deny. Lots of crude werewolf humor that deserved head smacks. The banter between the males is written so well it just flows seamlessly. The desire shown between Shannon and Anton is animalistic and out of control. I started reading it forgetting th...more
Laura (Kyahgirl)
3.5/5; 4 stars; B+

This story was much better than the first one. The characters were more believable and likeable.
Shannon (Savhage Temptrest)
(This review was originally written for Nocturne Romance Reads)

His Purrfect Mate marks the second book in the Mating Heat series by Laurann Dohner and begins with a lot of action and fantastic sexual chemistry between the two main characters. Filled with emotion, passion, action and betrayal, this book will keep readers enthralled and entertained from beginning to end!

Shannon has never had to deal with her "feline" side in the literal sense, yet Anton has always had to contend with his "wolfish...more
His Purrfect Mate by Laurann Dohner was indeed a very hot, sexy, and romantic paranormal romance! Anton and Shannon meet for the first time when Anton saves Shannon from werewolf attacks. From there, Anton vows to protect Shannon and soon, these two becomes lovers who are forbidden to be together since Anton is a purebred werewolf and Shannon is a human and one-fourth puma. Their two species are sworn enemies and so their being together is shunned by everyone around them and because dogs and cat...more
I really enjoyed this story. It was not necessarily the same as a lot of other books in this genre. It gave it a little bit of something else. I particularly enjoyed the similarities the female lead had with a cat. I always enjoy a good book when they can nail the part right.

One other thing I want to mention is how well the author connected the two leads in the book. I find some books lack that growing connection and screw it up by forcing jealousy to tie them, when it obviously doesn't work.

Jo * Smut-Dickted *
This is a nearly perfect paranormal erotic romance - all the finest ingredients are there and the author cooks up one of the best tasting dishes I've had in quite some time. My favorite recipe ingredients are a strong alpha male who is commanding and confident without being cocky, a heroine who needs protection but has a voice she is not afraid to use (but not a "b"), and an interesting world that makes you feel as if the next town over could be the setting. Voila!

I loved Anton and kitten (I ju...more
Book 2 of the Mating Heat series.

I think it would greatly benefit readers to read Book 1 'Mate Set' first, because most of the characters were initially in that book, and things happened in that book that are mentioned in this one, especially Anton's crazy mother, Eve.

I liked the first book 'Mate Set', but this one was even better (IMHO).

From the first book, we saw what a hunky, and rather nice guy, Anton was. He is the future Alpha of the Harris Pack.

Shannon is a nice heroine and she and Anton...more
Genney Blass
4.5 stars at least! OMG, this book was fantastic from the beginning to the end. How the characters click with each other personality. Yum Anton, mmm, delightful, from the long hair to his tail, oops. The brothers were so funny. I have to admit, I am a sucker when a man kneels down and pledge his love to the woman without any guilt, just speak from the heart. WOW, I was in tears how he wanted her so much and yet he knew that she was scared because the way his family were feeling toward her Puma s...more
Ok. Se você está à procura de um romance com maratona de sexo, este é seu livro. Os personagens são interessantes, e Shannon é muito fofa como uma 1/4 puma-shifter que não consegue se 'transmutar'. Anton é muito alpha, e quase durante todo o romance ele tem que se controlar para não machucá-la nem marcá-la como sua companheira. O romance é muito bom mesmo.


Uma das coisas que mais gostei, e achei muito meigo, apesar de um pequeno detalhe, (view spoiler)...more
This story was too short, and boring. There was little build up before the characters were feeling the desire to hook up. The climax of the story was really...anti-climactic?

The heroine was a "fraidy cat" (pun intended, lol) which was kind of annoying after a while. Every little thing had her jumping into our alpha heroes arms, terrified. The hero was okay...he wasn't ridiculously controlling or anything but it just lacked "oomph". Really not that sexy, and not worth the money.
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Bookie | The BookChick
I really enjoyed this one a lot. The characters. The story. Everything was just so well done. There were intense nail biting moments, as well as moments of intense smexiness. The scene with Shannon and the other male Pumas had me in tears. It was gritty and raw and her fear was palatable. I was hoping Dohner didn't bring THAT ugliness into the story, and it was close but Anton and his family saved the day. I truly had one of those "released a breath I didn't know I was holding" moments. Another...more
What happens when a wolf shifter falls hard for a cat shifter and they can't keep their hands off each other?


You end up with one Smoking Hot Read!!!
Jan 27, 2014 Liza rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I actually liked this better than the first book. True enough, her climbing urges when she's scared is really funny, adorable. It's just sweet that it didn't bother him not one bit the first time she did it. I loved how the brothers were among each other, how they teased each other or back slapped the youngest's head but you can read the love they have for each other and how they have each other's backs. I didn't like the almost rape scenes as well as the sicko mama alpha. So she wanted to be th...more
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