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A la Poursuite de Seth (True Mates #1)

3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  1,715 Ratings  ·  211 Reviews
Le veterinaire, Seth Davies arrive a Senaka, Wyoming, en quete de paix et d'anonymat pour echapper a son passe. Depuis toujours, il n'est qu'une cible pour les problemes et la douleur et Seth en a deja eu plus que sa part. Kasey Whitedove, apres un coup d' il a Seth en deduit le pire. Aucun homme blanc ne peut aimer les animaux de la maniere dont s'attend la population Che ...more
ebook, Dreamspinner Press, 266 pages
Published January 22nd 2013 by Dreamspinner Press (first published September 29th 2011)
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♥Laddie♥ (Lee Lee)
If you want (Fill In The Blank) then you want to read this book.

If you want a premise with promise then you want to read this book.
Seth, a vet, comes to town to find his new beginning. Kasey, a wolf shifter and the town sheriff, is looking for his mate. A lot could have been done with this. A lot has been done with this...in other books.

It's clear that JR Loveless was trying to break some new ground. She came up with the idea of The Created. They're shifters who are not born but bitten. If they
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Susan
Feb 20, 2015 Susan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: hurt-comfort, audio, mm
Re-read November 2016 - the audio is not bad (but not extremely good either)

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3.5 stars

Now this was some awful writing!
Let me tell you guys my favorite parts.

Kasey is native American and racist. But that’s okay, because you know, all white people are bad bad men.

There are werewolves. And because werewolves are magic, their clothes also magically disappear when they shift and appear when shifting back.
*whines* Why would the author do that??? It is not necessary for my guys to wear clothe
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Lauraadriana
I had a wide variety of issues with this book. From the utterly baffling bigotted attitude from one of the MCs, to the incessant cry fests.

It was all so very confusing. Yet I kept reading because I needed to know where exactly this story was going.

Seth is a shifter, he is also a Vet, he has a special gift that lets him heal animals, which makes him sick and that causes vomiting which occurs repeteadly in the book, delightful :S He has just moved to a town in Wyoming and started a practice. His h
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Mary
Oct 10, 2011 Mary rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The tortured tragic hero who needs his alpha to lean on, who can be strong himself, but desperately needs to be loved––that's totally my kink. Seth is beautiful and fragile and has been horribly abused. Kasey is big and strong and sexy and is a jerk at first but he was raised to believe a certain way about born werewolves vs. created ones. When he finds out that his concern does not apply to his mate, he reverses his mindset and works very hard to get Seth to accept him. And of course his mate w ...more
Bubbles  Hunty Honest & Direct Opinions
So yeah Kasey was a racist asshole. And they cry a lot. And Seth was Too stupid to live at the end. And the sex was stale/boring/repetitive. And somethings didn't make sense. And the instant love/acceptance seemed unnatural even for a fictional book about gay werewolves.

But I still liked it. It put an interesting twist on things and wasn't the same old gay werewolf book. It kept me entertained from the beginning until the end. Sure it would have been nice if Kasey wasn't such a racist and so me
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Trisha Harrington
So this book was good. After looking at several reviews I knew what to expect so I was excited going in after holding off for so long. Am I glad I read this? Yes, definitely. It's a really good book, but it wasn't amazing. I just didn't fall in love with it the way I do other books.

There are a few scenes in this that I know people won't like. It involves animals and yeah, it's pretty graphic. So people should be warned if they can't read that type of violence.

I really liked Seth. He'd been thro
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Nic
I liked the idea for this story - two men destined to be together but having to overcome the odds to do so. I liked that they had to not only overcome external trouble, but to deal with conflict between them too. This wasn't a simple case of 'you're destined to be my mate so we must be together', rather both men are not initially attracted to each other.

It is a story of wolf shifters so there is some background to learn about the pack, or in this case, packs. Kasey, the alpha-male sheriff, is Ch
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SheReadsALot
I love m/m romance. I enjoy it as a break from reading hetero pairings. So when a story like "Chasing Seth" makes me cringe and re-read the book description to make sure that I didn't choose f/f, there's a problem.

This is my first book from this author. I hope that this was a fluke and their writing surpasses this. Because the ideas were solid. The execution...eh, not so much. From the supposed Alpha male crying while making love, to men calling each other "babe" for nicknames or the long, DRAW
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BWT (Belen)
Okay, kiddies, come closer so I may tell you all the things I learned from this story!
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Gather around now, dear friends, as I tell you a romantic tale of werewolf shifters...
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Now what did I learn, you ask?

1. I learned Native American werewolf shifters are racists who hate white people. 'Cause whitey be the devil, yo.
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If the way Kasey treated him was any indication, they must be wonderful people to have raised a son like him. Aside from being prejudiced about white people.
Kasey blanched at the memory
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Leaundra
Oct 05, 2011 Leaundra rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
You ever read a book and ask yourself dang why did it take me so long to read it? Well this is how I felt about this book. It really had me hooked from the beginning to the end. I love how we found everything out the same time as everyone else. It had me on the edge of my seat the whole book. I enjoyed how J.R did her wolf world it was different but still enjoyable. I loved Kasey and Seth together. They were perfect for each other. I really do enjoy J.R's writing style. I can't wait for her next ...more
Simsala
2,5 stars

I knew what to expect as I started reading Chasing Seth.Not my first book by Ms.Loveless. -
So you don`t see me complain too much....
Thanks to Laddie for her soon-to-be-famous review...here

I agree,but I`ll give Chasing Seth 0,5 stars more for the readability.
Hey - I finished it!
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DarienMoya
^^HOPE SETH HAS HIS RUNNING SHOES ON!^^

3.5

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Though this book is quite predictable, offers up a somewhat original story in the gay PNR genre. It still contains the same formula that is most shifter books; finding one’s destined mate and overcoming a series of obstacles. I enjoyed all the characters, and I really am hoping it will become a spectacular series.

Seth Davies is trying to make a new life after enduring extreme torture and abuse from his
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Mandy*reads obsessively*
Sep 15, 2011 Mandy*reads obsessively* rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Mandy*reads obsessively* by: I wish Sims had!;)
2.5-3*
Well, I read it, and I noticed a few similarities to Touch Me Gently.
The smaller, abused, weepy man ( in this case "pup", please, he's a vet, an adult ,not 12!) and the strong, big alpha just waiting to fix everything for him!
Enough others have mentioned the bigoted attitude of one of the MC and his brother, I keep wondering where it came from, their parents didn't seem to feel the same way.
It wasn't bad, just not really good either.
I am predicting a sequel between Nick and the brother! :)
Nikyta *Miss Forgetful*
3.5 Stars

Seth Davies is a man looking for peace. Raised to believe he and his family are the only ones of his kind, his naivety lands him in trouble with rogues called the Created. Now he's damaged emotionally and looking to settle down and peacefully work as a vet where no one could possibly know he's a wolf. Kasey Whitedove is the sheriff of Seth's new hometown. With Kasey's racism towards white men and his firm belief they can't take care of animals properly, Seth and Kasey have a rocky start
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Jen
Oct 21, 2011 Jen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awe - what a sweet story! I loved it!

I read a few reviews before I started this - and they were pretty negative about how Kasey was first raciest about Seth being White - personally I think it went well with the story. The story was about Kasey overcoming his obsessions, as well as Seth overcoming his fears - so I think it important that it was in there. not to mention that the whole pack was skeptical against white man/ werewolves - who wouldn't be if they believed the Created ones were all ba
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Meggie
Oct 02, 2011 Meggie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm not sure why such negative approach toward this story. I read a lot of book about shifters and even so, I think that this way enjoyable written story. Kasey behaved like an ass and idiot toward Seth, but his feelings were understandable, too. Everyone can behave like an ass based around different reasons, like pride or prejudice, and till all reasons around this behavior aren't explained, we have to take it as a small parts of a whole plotted story. Looking from this point of view I truly en ...more
Taintedskyee (Books Books&More Books)
I could have done without so much drama...Not as good as I thought.
Macky
Aug 29, 2013 Macky rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5*
Elyxyz
Dec 06, 2015 Elyxyz rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 stelline.
“Caccia a Seth” è il primo libro di una serie ed è uscito ormai qualche anno fa qui da noi, mentre il suo seguito, “Perdonare Thayne”, è stato pubblicato in Italia ad aprile.
La storia rientra nel genere sovrannaturale dei mutaforma lupini, con alpha dominanti e compagni da marchiare per creare un legame unico e indissolubile fra loro.
La parte originale rispetto a questo mondo dei licantropi riguarda i ‘Mutati’, che non sono nati lupi, ma lo sono diventati dopo essere stati morsi. E
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Portia
Sep 13, 2011 Portia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Cat
This is a shifter novel, and as such you have to expect the standard mate theory and plotline. Its the same as any genre of novels; it fits into a genre because it has certain typical scenarios and settings that make it belong to that genre.

That said, there were good and not-so-good things about Chasing Seth. Some of the plot holes that many shifter stories fall into were true for this story, such as the almost irrational instant-love, the repetition of the word "mate" and the use of a dorky pet
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Erin
Yeah there is an hour and a half left in the audiobook, but I have to go to a meeting at work and won't get to finish it today... so I just don't care. Not gonna finish it at all, because I just don't care, and won't bother picking it back up on Monday.

Seth seemed alright, for all of the first few chapters or whatever, then he became an entirely different personality.

Kasey.... nope never warmed up to him. Didn't like him. Didn't like the whole 'white man is the devil' thing.

Didn't like the stere
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Crys Harris
Ugh. Let me start by saying I have no problem with the wolf mates trope, the insta-love trope, or the dominant alpha male trope. All those can be part of a compelling story and can even be hot.

This book irritates me on several levels.

1. Severely abused people don't just jump into the sack with someone without any negative side effects.
2. Referring to Kasey as 'the Cheyenne' was so ANNOYING. We got it, from the first pages, that Kasey is Cheyenne. But frankly, I think the author is more hung up o
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Victoria  love books
Overall book rating: 4.5 Stars
Audio book: Narrator - Jeff Gelder 4 Stars
Book cover: 4 Stars


I LOVED THIS BOOK!!!!!!!

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The feel of this book was just amazing, I loved the plot, I loved the characters but most of all I loved the way this book made me feel. I have a soft spot for a good shifter book and this was a good one.

Seth Davies aka the white vet just wants peace and quiet after everything he went through but after Kasey Whitedove discover that his true mate is in town after Seth shifted in we
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Katharina
Jan 19, 2013 Katharina rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
I thought about rereading this, but I couldn't make it past the first 50 pages. I'm not sure what I was thinking the first time through that I gave it three stars, but it seems that during my unenlightened early days in this genre I've gotten at least some enjoyment out of it. Or maybe I was high. Who knows?

My thoughts now are that this is utterly ridiculous. The permanently changing POVs, the completely ludicrous character behaviour, the all-consuming dislike I feel towards the big bad alpha Sh
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Sara
I got this on Audio as I usually like GFY shifters. There were just a load of aspects of this book that just didn't do it for me at all. The complete turnaround from hate to insta love, everyone calling each other "Babe", the tears and heartfelt talks in bed all the time.

Some of my dislike for this book could also be down to the audiobook narrator, who kept pausing at the wrong times like "nothing like this has ever happened to me.. long pause..ever..long pause..said Seth"

I'm sure there are lots
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Jane (PS)
Dec 12, 2014 Jane (PS) rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mm, audiobook
I really enjoyed this - it gripped me from the start, with solid friction between the two MCs. I found the circumstances explained the various attitudes without being too OTT. I'll be interested to read the next book in this series.
Jacq
Oct 05, 2014 Jacq rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I hate bigots and mate rejection in a storyline. This is not for me.
Nina
Nov 10, 2011 Nina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Seth kam nach Senaka in Wyoming um seiner Vergangenheit zu entkommen und von vorne anzufangen. Der junge Tierarzt zog in die kleine Stadt umgeben von einem Indianerreservat der Cheyenne und hat sich dort den Traum einer eigenen Klink erfüllt. Doch er wird von den Einwohnern nur mäßig warm empfangen. Der Großteil der Bevölkerung ist indianischer Abstammung und glaubt nicht daran, dass ein weißer Mann und dann auch noch ein Fremder wirklich Ahnung von Tieren haben und mit ihnen umgehen kann. Vor a ...more
Erica Pike
Nov 23, 2011 Erica Pike rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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