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Preview — One Bite With A Stranger by Christine Warren
One Bite With A Stranger (Novels Of The Others #1)
When Regina’s friends insist on setting her up a “Fantasy Fix” to help her get over her cheating ex, she dreams up some kinky out-of-this-world encounters that they could never possibly bring to life. But the next thing Regina knows, her friends have got her laced into a shiny black corset, tight leather pants, and a sexy pair of stilettos. It’s time for some downtown va
With so many reasons why it was an epic fail… I shall refrain from listing it all, in case I once again end up in a bitching tirade, wondering “who publishes such crap?!”
The story starts with Regina and her friends from the Upper East Side Manhattan (very reminiscent of Sex in the City) playing a party game called “fantasy fix”.
Normally, I would have considered the name of the game as a warning enough… as a big red sign flashing “Caution do not proceed!” but et ...more
Still it was a fast entertaining read and I enjoyed it. Nothing very memorable but not bad. What I liked the most about it was ...more
Regina and her buds were drunk when they came up with 'Fantasy Fix'--where each of them puts their heads and acquaintances together in an effort to fulfill the fantasies of one of their number. ...more
At any rate the female lead is typically 'strong' for this type of story; meaning that she's got a good head on her shoulders and is firmly established in her own right until the first hint of the male lead ...more
Its starts off with Regina's friends telling her she should participate in the "fantasy fix" which basically means she has to pawn herself off to some random dude and have kinky sex w ...more
To be perfectly honest, I skipped most of Regina/Dmitri first encounter (which took about 1/3 of the book!!!) because of the boring factor. I almost fell asleep, so it was either that or not finish this story at all, which I hate doing. I'm also kind of interested in a few others books in the series, so I decided to gi ...more
Let's start with Reggie, the supposed heroine. She's supposedly this independent "modern feminist" but it turns out she likes a bit of the kink. This, in itself, isn't exactly bad. What is bad is how contradictory ...more
Her friends take her to the Vampire Ba ...more
The storyline was intriguing just poorly executed. A group of girl friends decide to create a Fantasy Fix. Each member writes down their top 5 (?) secret sexual fantasies, then they take turns drawing out of a hat to see which fantasy that girl will fullfill with the help of ...more
Right off the bat I didn't like the force Dmitri used on Reggie to get his way. He said that he couldn't control her, only influence what her subconscious really wanted. But I still think he acted without her consent on numerous occasions. He was bo ...more
I'm at home in bed feeling sorry for myself with a bad dose of the flu and this read worked like a hot bowl of chicken soup. It was a terribly cheesy, trashy, chick-lit, paranormal romance full of erotically hot scenes with a centuries old Easten European vamp who was chauvinistic, egotistical, domineering ...gorgeous, ...more
Book 1: One Bite with a Stranger, September 2008 (aka Fantasy Fix)
Book 2: Big Bad Wolf, September 2009 (aka Fur Factor)
Book 3: Prince Charming Doesn't Live Here, November 2010 (aka Faer Fetched)
Book 4: Black Magic Woman, April 2011
Book 5: Not Your Ordinary Faerie Tale, November 2011 (aka Fighting Faer)
(Books 6-8 are still to be published. Stay tuned!)
On The Prowl
Fur For All (t ...more
For an actual book, though, it wasn't as well done. Not that the sex scenes bother me, although BDSM is not my thing. It was the heroine. I really dislike wimpy heroines. And giving in to her submissive trip in the bedroom was not where she wimped out. More the way she gave in to pressure from friend ...more
The story is non existent, all the characters make me cringe (if anyone had friends as those why looking for villains...), the sex scenes so numerous (and boring) the only sane thing to do is to skip them.
Regina keeps saying she is a modern woman, that she is a sexual sub but not a doormat. Well, this is a clear case of wishful thinking. She's not a doormat, she is actually worse ...more
Regina is definitely NOT my kind of heroine - she is a closet submissive who, despite her claims of independence, allows her friends to bully her and her lover to manipulate and control her. Dmitri is your typical alpha male with no real characterization.
The world building is virtually non-existent with some hints about a council of some kind and cooperation between vampires and shapeshifters. The suspense plot is underdeveloped and when the resolution comes aroun ...more
When not scrambling frantically to complete her latest writi ...more