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The Lone Wolfe (Bad Blood/The Notorious Wolfes #8)

3.69  ·  Rating Details ·  402 Ratings  ·  37 Reviews
Jacob… Master. Untamed. Protector.

After years lying neglected, the walls of Wolfe Manor tremble as Jacob Wolfe returns – the master is back! Gardener’s daughter Mollie Parker has lived amidst the secret, overgrown garden in her little cottage – waiting…for what she wasn’t sure, until now. Reputation in tatters, Jacob licks his wounds alone in the shadows. Mollie knows his
Kindle Edition, 272 pages
Published (first published August 5th 2011)
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 Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books)
A little different from what I expected. I thought Jacob would be more approachable based on his appearances in the other books. However, it makes sense to see him so cold, so disconnected from life. Especially with his fears of hurting others and doing violence as a legacy of his father's abuse and substance abuse.

The metaphor of a gardener painstakingly and lovingly transforming and rehabilitating a neglected garden to its former glory reflects how Mollie helps Jacob to come to terms with thi
Feb 11, 2012 Kate rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Without a doubt, the best of the Bad Blood/Notorious Wolfes series!

I loved that the author was able to write such a genuinely nice, likeable hero who had experienced such horrible physical and emotional abuse as a child and teen. It would have been so much easier to make him rude, unbearable, and brutish. Sure, he kept his secrets to himself and worried about the hurt he'd caused his loved ones in the part or the hurt he could cause them in the future, but he wasn't the usual "I'm incapable of l
Finally we get Jacob's story and it is the best. For the past six months he's been hard at work to restore Wolfe manor and plans to sell it and he has also been trying to repair his relationship with his siblings. Jacob is a tortured man, haunted by his failures, he holds himself responsible for everything and fears happiness. Mollie was the daughter of the gardener and lived on a cottage on the Wolfe for years and nursed her father till he died. She returns 6 months later and runs into Jacob. H ...more
A pretty good ending to the series.

Jacob Wolfe. He was the one who finally managed to stop William Wolfe (by accidentally killing him, but still). He had carried the guilt with him for the last 20 years. He managed to make a life for himself as a successful architect. But he is so withdrawn from life. Control is important but not to the measure he takes it.

Mollie is the daughter of the gardener that took care of the Wolfe Manor. She spent most of her childhood trailing behind the Wolfe siblings
Jul 30, 2012 Makii rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Finalmente conocí a Jacob... hacía tanto que lo esperaba.... y fue todo lo que pensaba...y mas...
Debo decir que fue la historia que mas ame, por varios motivos.
Primero, porque Jacob me traía sufriendo con el desde el primer libro. Ver como cada uno de sus hermanos lo odiaba, o lo echaba de menos o sufría por el y por lo que paso solo hacía que lo amara un poco mas y que me doliera todo lo que tenía que sufrir....
De verdad... solo tenía 18 años.... Salvo a su hermana, y a su familia. No merecía p
Jun 13, 2011 RLA rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The book begins with the heroine Mollie arriving at Wolfe Manor, where she lives in the gardeners cottage, after a six month trip to Italy she took after he fathers death. When she gets to her cottage she discovers that the power has been switched off and is confronted by Jacob, the hero, who thinks she is an intruder. Jacob has been away from his childhood home for 20 years after he left haunted by events that led to him killing his evil father. He has returned to restore Wolfe Manor before mov ...more
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A good and interesting end to the series. Am glad all eight of them found happiness.
Oct 26, 2016 Vanessa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Depois de ter lido os primeiros sete volumes da série "Wolfe, A Dinastia", sem dúvida que tinha mesmo de continuar de imediato a minha leitura com o oitavo e último livro pois queria muito descobrir o final que estaria reservado para esta família - e ainda bem que o fiz, uma vez que dei de caras com mais um fantástico livro!

Tal como os volumes anteriores, este é um livro envolvente que reúne diversos ingredientes como o mistério, a atracção, o drama, a luxúria, a intriga, a coragem, o amor e a d
Karen Kirst
Feb 06, 2012 Karen Kirst rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this book! This is the last in the series The Notorious Wolfe's by Harlequin Presents. It's about Jacob Wolfe, a man who, in order to protect his siblings from himself, abandoned them when he was eighteen. Now he's back to fix Wolfe manor in order to sell it. Only then can he move past the painful memories it holds, of his father's abuse and the night Jacob killed him in order to protect his sister. Jacob is my favorite type of hero...tortured. He's convinced he has the potential to be abu ...more
Jan 17, 2013 Renata rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love contemporary romances that span a series and particularly like seeing the ways in which characters evolve across a number of books. This is understandably more challenging when the series is penned by a number of authors so I give the numerous authors credit for maintaining some semblance of continuity over eight novels.

The Lone Wolfe wraps up the "Notorious Wolfes" series and while it does the ending justice, it's a little drier than some of its predecessors. Maybe it's that Jacob is the
Sep 11, 2016 Jesica rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Confieso que tenia mis dudas sobre si este libro me iba a gustar o no.... porque la verdad tiene muy pocas paginas y yo quería una explicación que me dejara satisfecha cosa que la verdad ya estaba perdiendo mis esperanzas de recibir... :( Sin embargo me sorprendio... porque a pesar de que Jacob me estreso un poquito con todo el dilema de si me animo a decirlo o no le dijo, Esta pareja cierra con broche de oro la saga.. Y lo mejor es que tiene epilogo... :P N
Feb 17, 2012 Tia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I've read a few of these books but never reviewed until now. Eventually I will review every book I've read from this author and many more..

God I loved what books I read in this series. This novel in itself was so beautiful. I've been waiting for Jacob's part, throughout all the other novels I felt Jacob's pain, loss, frustration and sadness. I was so glad the book ended in such a positive manner.

I can't express enough how beautiful this book is. Everyone definitely needs to read it, it works as
Jun 15, 2014 Bukola rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: heroines-i-loved
This was my first time ready a book by this Author.. I gotta say.. I was impressed.

After years lying neglected, the walls of Wolfe Manor tremble as Jacob Wolfe returns--the master is back! Gardener's daughter Mollie Parker has lived amidst the secret, overgrown garden in her little cottage--waiting ... for what, she wasn't sure ... until now. Reputation in tatters, Jacob licks his wounds alone in the shadows. Mollie knows his ferocious bark is worse than his bite and as she takes her tentative s
Negesse Lakay
Unfortunately this book did not live up to my expectations. The story was slow to build. It was basically about how Jacob felt he was evil because he killed his father. I'm not really sure what Molly's deal was. She was demanding to know what Jacob had done while he was away like she was entitled to an explanation. Also a big part of Molly's story was how she was invisible while she was growing up at the manor, then for some reason Jacob remembers that she used to follow him around like a love s ...more
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Chantal ❤️
I did not like this one. The hero and I use the term lightly was mostly interested in himself and his own pain then anyone else how could he leave everyone like that after everything that happened and he was the oldest. The heroine was a sweetie but I did not like their relationship it felt like she was trying to hard to be what he wanted and he did not give a shit what she did. I don't like books where he resolution is incomplete and the relationship is uneven. Don't waste your time here I was ...more
Slow but romantic coming together of two lonely people emotionally scarred by during their youth. Jacob is a distant serious guy who hides a terrible secret and believes that deep down he isn't a good person. Molly knew him growing up and has always been drawn to him. Slowly (a little too slowly) they get to know each other and trust each other. The ending was sweet and very romantic and I get the feeling that there were more books about the siblings before this one. I liked this one enough that ...more
Miss Echa
Dec 17, 2012 Miss Echa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ceritanya agak ngebosanin menurutku... gak seenjoy waktu baca Tortured Rake...

Padahal aq penasaran ceritanya Jacob... Tp agak sedikit kecewa bacanya... Belum lagi alasan Jacob ninggalin adik2nya itu agak sedikit maksa... gak diperdalam.. Interaksi antar Jacob sm adik2nya juga cm diending... Sayang sekali padahal ini buku terakhir serial Bad Blood.. Seharusnya lebihh gimanaaaaa gitu

So, 3,5 star cukuplah
Tanya Mayes
Mar 25, 2013 Tanya Mayes rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is so good. I got so caught up in the storyline. it. invoked so many different emotions. The writer did a good job with capturing everything. Child Abuse, Alcoholism, Death, Grief, and Love. This is the last book of the series now I want to read the other 7 books. This was a strong ending thanks Kate Hewitt.
Mar 07, 2016 L rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The storyline itself is great, but writing lacked passion, emotion, conviction, desire. Lot of guilt though (made story 'Meh' after so many repeats).
When i read a story, the ultimate experience is to feel the emotions, anticipations, emerse yourself into situations characters are going trough.
I kept reading it, expecting a surge of pow. Some kind of change. It didnt happen.
Aug 02, 2015 Nessa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Frankly the entire Bad Blood Series wasn't as interesting as I thought it would be, even if they were written by different authors. This one was not much different as I just schemed through it. The characters didn't seem to have a very strong personality that made them stand out from the crowd...and the plots were not that interesting.
Chamem-me lamechas, mas foi o meu preferido.
Jacob é o herdeiro da Família Wolfe, teve de lidar com os fantasmas do passado, dos efeitos das suas acções na vida dos irmãos... era um "lobo" solitário que se recusava a ser feliz. Gostei muito de ver a transformação desta personagem. Desde o início que tinha curiosidade em saber como acabava.
Tonya Warner
Feb 01, 2012 Tonya Warner rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A wonderful, and emotional, end to the series.

Jacob Wolfe has to finally face the demons in his past, and realize they are not neccessarily the demons within. Opening the darkness within him to be filled with the light of Mollie's love and passion is a great story.
Doris O'Connor
Aug 06, 2011 Doris O'Connor rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A brilliant end to an excellent series. I love a tortured hero and Jacob is tortured in spades. Again I read this in one sitting. I might just have to re-read them all again, because this series really hooked me :-)
Dec 17, 2015 Ana rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
i'm giving up from this series. stories aren't interesting.
this one is like: i have a secret-tell me-no. i have a secret-tell me-no. i have a secret-tell me-no. i have a secret-tell me-ah well ok. and it isn't even such a big secret but he made such a drama about it. boring most of the time.
4.5 stars

Definitely the best of the whole series. Hewitt did an excellent job of portraying an emotionally damaged man and a sweet woman willing to help him overcome them and learn to live again.
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Kate is the USA Today-bsetselling author of over 40 books of women's fiction and romance. She is the author of the Hartley-by-the-Sea series, set in England's Lake District and published by Penguin. She is also, under the name Katharine Swartz, the author of the Tales from Goswell books, a series of time-slip novels set in the village of Goswell. Other series include the Emigrants Trilogy, the Amh ...more
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