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Claws Bared (Blood of the Pride #2)

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  55 ratings  ·  14 reviews
Book two of Blood of the Pride

Rebecca Desjardin, a P.I. and cat shifter, doesn't normally find herself in strip clubs. But a popular male dancer has been murdered in Pennsylvania, and it looks like the work of a shifter from the local Pride. Rebecca has a duty to help protect her kind—and she needs to find justice for the dead.

Her impromptu trip leaves her boyfriend, rep
Published November 2013 by Carina Press (first published January 21st 2013)
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Rebecca Desjardin was pushed out of her pride and placed in foster care at a young age. Now that she is an adult she has made a life for herself as a PI. It seems the pride now wants to pull her back in. They’ve called on her once again to help with a murder investigation.

Reb has her first boyfriend, Brandon Hanover. He’s unhappy with the fact that Felis, who have cast her out, keep calling upon her now. Brandon wants a commitment from Reb but she wants to solve this murder first. She is unsure
Stacey O'Neale
This review was written by Amber Hansford, reviewer with the Fantasy Book Addict!

Had I known when I picked up this book from NetGalley that this was Book 2 in a series, I probably would have passed it by. I’ve been burned with being thrown straight into a world that was explained in the first book that aren’t identified in the second. So I was pleasantly surprised by Claws Bared by Sheryl Nantus, Book 2 in her Blood of the Pride series in that it didn’t really confuse me. I’m sure there are many
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Publisher: Carina Press (January 21, 2013)

Book two of Blood of the Pride

The debut novel, Blood of the Pride, was published last year. I recommend that you do read it before tackling this book. The back-story it will give you will make things so much clearer for you. I had read and reviewed it and thought that it was a good start to a new series. Now that I have read the next book in the series, I know it was a good debut and it is a good series. This secon
Chrystina Williams
Claws Bared was a really good read, that kept me guessing till the end. I loved the romance between Rebecca and Brandon, especially after he meets up with her to lend a hand in her investigation. The pacing was good and I really enjoyed the ending.
My only real problem with the book is mostly my fault, since I haven't read the first book. With Rebecca going on the case at the very beginning I didn't feel very attached to Brandon throughout the first part of the book, and if I'd read the first b
I was excited when I saw this one pop up on Netgalley. Having read the first one in this series I was ready to jump back in with the world of Felis. This book picks up a short time after the first one. Reb and Brandon are trying to make a human/shifter relationship work even though Reb isn't sure to what end. Of course life wouldn't be complete if this dysfunctional cat shifter didn't have some crazy case. This time she is enlisted to travel to the US and hunt down a Felis who has murdered a hum ...more
Jenna Howard
I wish a did a decent job of describing a story. But I don't. Synopsis (synopses??) are not my strong point. Thank gawd publishers provide that here.

I haven't read the first book in the series so I came in without knowing a blessed thing about this world. And you know what? I had no questions (well aside from wanting to see how Reb & Bran hooked up...) because the author gave me such an incredible world. I will be hunting for the first book and impatiently prowling as I wait for the third b
I'm really enjoying this series. It has a good mix of mystery, action, paranormal politics, and romantic angst.
Michael Dally
Another book one through Groodreads.

Much like the first book, Claws Bared is an enjoyable, though not remarkable book of the urban-fantasy genre. No big revelations in the world were made over what the first book created, which is a good case of "if it's not broke, don't fix it." I will continue on with the third and fourth book soon.
Nicole Luiken
Book two, urban fantasy. Rebecca is an outcast Felis who can't shift. When she's called out of town to solve a murder, she quickly finds herself in murky water with a large Felis clan that has permeated both the police and town council. A good mystery, but it was the developments in Rebecca and Bran's relationship that I really enjoyed.
I liked and didn't like this book. The story-line was interesting but little else was. There wasn't enough information for me to connect to the characters or the situations they were put in, to form an opinion on them. I also wasn't a fan of the writing style.

This series has tons of potential though and I will keep an eye on it.
Deverna Williams
Enjoyed this brook as much as the first. Reb's tough girl attitude is refreshing whether it's to support what she believes in or to put the men in her life in check. Looking forward to reading the next book in the series.
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Sheryl Nantus was born in Montreal, Canada and grew up in Toronto, Canada.
A rabid reader almost from birth, she attended Sheridan College in Oakville,
graduating in 1984 in Media Arts Writing.
During her fifteen years of working in private security she was stationed at the United States Consulate in Toronto; various Consuls' residences as well as many hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area. She recei
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