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Houston (Five Brothers #1)

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Houston and his brothers are looking for a fresh start, can they make a go of it with 'Five Brothers Security' in Queensland, Australia. Houston an ex-federal agent meets Cameron a police detective that has just transferred back into the area. The two join forces to work a difficult case. Is it possible there could be more than meets the eye, Houston is tall, dark, ...more
ebook, 2nd , 97 pages
Published May 6th 2014 by Smashwords
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laura slyde
Jul 11, 2016 laura slyde rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Speechless !!!!!

Oh my word what can I say other than amazing this book had me totally hooked from start to finish can not wait to read the next one
Jennifer Jura
Mar 17, 2015 Jennifer Jura rated it it was amazing
Wow! I feel like I am saying for a few books I have read lately but this is totally not what I expected when I started reading the book! While I was reading the book I kept thinking this is good! And then BAM! Out of nowhere the last thing I was expecting happened! This hunk of a man turned into a sexy wolf! Needless to say I was shocked! I don't read books of this sort but I was so into the book, I almost forgot he changed back & forth. The story between Cameron & Houston was like no ...more
Lisa Welch
Mar 09, 2015 Lisa Welch rated it it was amazing
NONE SPOLIER REVIEW :
This book is not your run of the mill shifter book, it takes a different slant on the way in which the shifters became what they are, also the pack of five brothers are also different to the way most books portray shifter packs ... AND IT WORKS its brilliant, what an imagination this writer has. This book is a great start to the series and definatly makes it impossible not to read the following books. The two main characters in this book are strong well described and have a
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Bex 'n' Books
Jul 15, 2015 Bex 'n' Books rated it it was amazing
Reviewer: Leah
Disclosure: This ebook was provided by the author in exchange for an HONEST and not necessarily positive review.

The 5 brothers Series. This book captured me from the very beginning. I was so engrossed in this book that I stayed up too late just to be able to finish it. The book captured my attention immediately. This book is well written and a great beginning to an awesome series. I shall recommend this author to my friends who read a lot. I think she has an amazing writing talent.
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Kay Collins
Feb 18, 2015 Kay Collins rated it really liked it
Shelves: finished
Meet Houston the leader and oldest brother of Five Brothers Security. While working on a case he meets Camereron a detective of the Australian police force. As the case heats up as the two work closely with each other so does the passion between them. As the case draws them closer to each other can they find the answers to solving the case they are working on or does the secrets that Houston hides tear them apart. Come see as you read this new paranormal thriller.
Tawnya
Sep 07, 2014 Tawnya rated it really liked it
I enjoyed reading Houston, it had not only romance with plenty of steamy scenes, but suspense as well. I can't wait to read more from Melissa Bell
Gabbi
May 13, 2015 Gabbi rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal
It was my first wolf paranormal story, and I loved it. I definitely plan to read about the rest of the brothers.
Rosemary Rey
Sep 14, 2014 Rosemary Rey rated it really liked it
**HONEST REVIEW--AUTHOR PROVIDED BOOK**

I am not a reader of paranormal romance with suspense/mystery. I wasn't sure I would be a good reviewer. However, I must say that I enjoyed this book. The story was sound with a good plot. I really liked the heroine. She was a tough cookie. I prefer to read about strong heroines and not submissive, broken or tortured women. The fact that she was a detective was intriguing. The hero, Houston, was sexy and very much an Alpha, which is my preference in a hero.
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Book Nook  Nuts
Dec 31, 2014 Book Nook Nuts rated it really liked it
Book: Houston – Five Brothers #1
Author: Melissa Bell
Publication Date: 5/6/2014
Reviewed by: Tammy Payne- Book Nook Nuts
My Rating: 4 Stars


REVIEW

New to me author.

We have Cameron who is a detective almost .. She goes out to a club with her boyfriend and best friend but she ends up leaving alone after catching them in a compromising position.

While heading home she is run off the road and rescued by Houston. She wakes to find him by her bedside at the hospital and all she thinks at first is wow h
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Barb Shuler
4.5*'s

First off i’d like to thank Melissa Bell for gifting me a copy of Houston in exchange for an honest review. Secondly, I loved it! There are many great things about this story that sets it out from the rest. The story of the brothers for one.... Genius. And it ties in well with the why they are in Australia. Especially since they are transplants. Ha.

Houston as the pack's Alpha and the elder brother not only has a responsibility to keep himself and his brothers safe but after an auto acciden
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Kristina
May 11, 2015 Kristina rated it liked it
I really, really liked the characters in this book! Both main characters and secondaries were fascinating, and people I'm happy to continue reading about. The storyline was interesting, in spite of a few weak points in the police procedure side of things.
The female lead was tenacious and intelligent. I totally dig how she was strong enough to not be threatened by Houston, instead working with him rather than against him.
I truly wish I could give this more stars, but the grammar and sentence st
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Melanie
May 27, 2014 Melanie rated it really liked it
*This Book Was Given To Me By The Author In Exchange For An Honest Review*

This is a well written adult novella. I will confess that I secretly hoped that the guy on the cover was in fact a pet and that wasn't the curse but that is my little quirk and has no reflection on the story itself.

I think the author has done a good job combining some ideas that are well known in the paranormal circles and adding a couple of new twists. The idea of the agency will allow for the series to progress with diff
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Mystipul
Oct 10, 2014 Mystipul rated it really liked it
Houston and his brothers have been cursed to be werewolves through no fault of their own but by a father that was a floozy who messed with the wrong voodoo priests daughter (or in this case wouldn't mess around with her).. His sons are left to try to break the curse put on them with no idea where to even begin. Houston rescues Cameron from a car crash which starts a wild investigation that goes from kidnappers, killers, and serial killers. Will Houston convince Cameron to be his, will she accept ...more
Rhonda Campbell
Mar 27, 2015 Rhonda Campbell rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: alpha, shifter
Fantastic! Can't wait to start the next book. Melissa shows a talent for grabbing your interest and holding it throughout the story. She had me anticipating the next book when I was halfway through this story. An intriguing story full of adventure and mystery.

Houston is the Head of Five Brothers Security and the alpha of his pack. His father's promiscuous ways and his rejection of a Voodoo Queen's daughter, having left them all cursed to run as wolves under the moon. Hating the curse, they're al
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Jennifer
Feb 05, 2015 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
Houston and his brothers are looking for a fresh start, can they make a go of it with 'Five Brothers Security' in Queensland, Australia. Houston an ex-federal agent meets Cameron a police detective that has just transferred back into the area. The two join forces to work a difficult case. Is it possible there could be more than meets the eye, Houston is tall, dark, handsome and cursed.

Cameron is a strong independent woman, she's had to fight hard to get her detectives shield in a male dominated
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Corrine Pickering
May 05, 2015 Corrine Pickering rated it it was amazing
Houston, Five brothers Series - Melissa Bell 5 stars

Houston an ex federal agent, finds Cameron unconscious when her car has crashed and he knows from that moment onwards he can't leave her, he is drawn to her in a way he has never been drawn to anyone before. Cameron is a detective and Houston find himself drawn into her world and the events that spiral from there. Gripping read.

I loved this book and the paranormal element to it, a really great read that kept me captivated from the first few pag
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Brenda
Jun 12, 2015 Brenda rated it it was amazing
I knew this was going to be a paranormal romance, but was pleasantly surprised by the suspense and mystery. I wasn't expecting that at all. I absolutely loved it. I devoured this book in a sitting I just couldn't put it down. You also get your hot and steamy scenes in there. It all came together perfectly.

The way Houston and his brothers come to be what they are is a story in itself, it is very intriguing. Meeting Cameron, Houston is drawn to her. Turns out that meeting is what throws them toge
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Karen Shortridge
Jul 15, 2015 Karen Shortridge rated it it was amazing
I was given this for my honest review, this is the first book I have read by Melissa and most definitely won't be my last. There was so many twists and turns it keeps your attention from the start and you never lose interest, there is chemistry between the two main characters from the start and you get the loyalty between the brothers, trust, protectiveness and admiration comes through in how well written it is. the way it all unravels about how the brothers are able to shift pulls at your heart ...more
Virginia Lee
Aug 16, 2015 Virginia Lee rated it it was amazing
Melissa Bell has done it with awesome book with shifter and Alpha characters. We meet Cameron and Houston who are both head strong and independent people. When they come together the steamy sex will blow your mind. Cameron has a case of missing women and Houston decides he will help her and also keep an eye on her. Houston wolf is going crazy to mate with Cameron and what happens next is. This book is so well written that I was unable to quit reading the book until I finished. This is a great ...more
Wendy Howard
Mar 10, 2015 Wendy Howard rated it it was amazing
This book takes a new twist of the creation of the wolf shifters which is very refreshing. The characters are very well presented and believable, I loved how close the brothers are especially considering they were not raised together. I found it hard to put down once I started reading, in fact I read it in one day lol highly recommended book, a wonderful story full of surprising twists and turns that make it impossible to put down! a good book if your interested in paranormal wolf shifters and ...more
Lori Marsh
Mar 10, 2015 Lori Marsh rated it it was amazing
Shelves: have-read
This book was given to me for an honest review. I have never read anything by this author before now so I am as unbiased as they get. This was a wonderfully written book. OH MY GOODNESS! The characters were well developed, story line was strong, edited very well, and sex that will melt your Kindle, computer, or phone. I don't believe in giving a blow by blow synopsis when the author and some reviewers already have. NO SPOILERS FROM ME!!! If you like paranormal erotic romance you will love this ...more
Karla
Dec 28, 2015 Karla rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
You re going to want to red the whole set!
Oh my where to start!/...Well Cameron , strong independent and a detective!, who is on the trail of a killer meets Handsome and strong Houston and falls hard and fast!!. Curses betrayal and adventure and action so gripping you will not realise you have rad the whole book until the last page hits you and you will be like what??? oh My and want to read it again.
Cant wait to read more of these brothers...YES thats right there are more! you will love them
Rita White
Oct 01, 2014 Rita White rated it it was amazing
Houston and his brothers are trying to make a fresh start. In comes a female detective named Cameron... And all Houston knows goes out the window! There are wolves, police, a car wreck, a serial killer, an ex boyfriend, a "best" friend, romance and voodoo all wrapped exquisitely in this book. As I was reading this book I thought I had the ending pegged but BOY was I wrong! The format and editing were great making it an easy read. I'm giving this book a 5 star because the ending was so not what I ...more
Anne Miller
Mar 08, 2015 Anne Miller rated it it was amazing
Had the pleasure of reading the first three books together, so I didn't have to wait with baited breath for the next book. This is a really satisfying read. Good plot and character development, the sexy bits were an extension of adult life - a very full adult life, but it didn't detract from a really excellent story. This is the first book that was a strong foundation on which the others followed. Highly recommend this series for a satisfying read.
Rebecca  Asberry
Jul 13, 2015 Rebecca Asberry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Well I know I wrote a review on this book right after I finished it but I don't see it here. So I am rewriting it to encompass all the books I have read thus far. This is a great series of books about some great brothers who would do anything for one another, even though they all had a rough start in life... They each have to go through trials to claim their mates. I wish there were more than 5 brothers... Just Finished Lupe's story today, and it was great too. Great job Melissa Bell!
Anne Blanchard
Oct 27, 2015 Anne Blanchard rated it it was amazing
I've read a lot of shifter books and this is quite different from most of them. A great opening to what promises to be a great series and had me wanting to rush and get onto the next one. Strong characters, both male and female, had me identifying with them and the storyline kept me turning the pages. I read this and the others in 2 days and can't wait for further books to see what happens with the other brothers.

My first book from Melissa, but most definitely not my last!
Gemma
Aug 20, 2015 Gemma rated it it was amazing
this is the first book by Melissa bell I've read and I loved it. I fell in love with the characters right from the start. I love the love and loyalty the brothers have for each other, there are quite a few laugh out loud moments and steamy scenes, the twists in the story leave you open mouthed. I read it in one sitting couldn't put it down and am starting the next book straight away, can't wait to find out more about felen. love the wolfs
Michelle
May 23, 2015 Michelle rated it it was amazing

First book read by Melissa Bell and will now be reading many more by her.

Houston was a completely different take on the 'normal' shifter reads.

The storyline was gripping, contained lots of surprises and hot steamy scenes. Houston is a hot alpha male, a gentleman with an unbreakable bond with his brothers. Cameron is a strong independent feisty woman.

This story is a great read, fast paced and will keep you hooked the whole way through. Now onto Felan #2
Gemma Armstrong
Jul 19, 2015 Gemma Armstrong rated it it was amazing
this is the first book by Melissa bell I've read and I loved it, I fell in love with the characters right from the start, I love the love and loyalty the brothers have for each other, there are quite alot of laugh out loud moments and steamy scenes, the twists in the story leave you open mouthed. I read it in one sitting couldn't put it down and am starting the next book straight away, can't wait to find out more about felen. love the wolf's
Kieron Morgan
Dec 21, 2015 Kieron Morgan rated it it was amazing
i have never actually sat down and read a book properly, this is the first book i was unable to put down every turn of the page it gets more intense. i can not wait to read the rest of the books i am so excited to continue i would recommend anyone that likes this type of book to read it they are amazing.
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