Prey (Shifters, #4)
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Sometimes playing cat and mouse is no game…

Play? Right. My Pride is under fire from all sides, my father's authority is in question and my lover is in exile. Which means I haven't laid eyes on Marc's gorgeous face in months. And with a new mother and an I-know-everything teenager under my protection, I don't exactly have time to fantasize about ever seeing him again.

Then o

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Kindle Edition, 477 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Mira (first published January 1st 2009)
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Esra
Marc'ın kaçırılışını okuduğumda
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ethan'ı yavrumu evimizin neşesini kaybettiğimizde
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faythe yellozunun marc'ımı jace ile aldattığında
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bir sonraki kitapta muhtemel aşk beşgeni ve faythe yellozu için yapılacak savaşı düşündükçe....
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Buqet
'Marc ölse bilirdim , bunu hissederdim...'

Tek kelimeyle muhteşem bir kitaptı. Uykusuz kalmama , durmadan salya sümük ağlamama değdi. İnanılmazdı. Bu seriyi fantastik epik eser olarak Anita'ların yanına eklemek gerek. Hatta mutlaka herkes okumalı. Tam Dönüşüm serisi bundan iyi olamaz derken birden bu kitapla birlikte level atladı. Tek solukta okudum ve durmadan bir aksiyon , duygu patlaması , eğlenceli ve güzel diyaloglar vardı.

Kısaca konumuz şöyle ; Faythe'in babası Alfa Greg'in başı derttedir....more
Jamie
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*~Sammy~*
This was honestly the best one so far. Mark missing, and Ethan! I loved Ethan so much! I was so sad when that happened, the ending was a shocker, I was not expecting that at all. I love all the action, and you see different sides of every character, and a good example of a majorly changed character would be Jace. He went from a fun to be around person to a serious possible alpha. The fight at the end got a little nasty but I wouldn't expect anything different. This was the best book out of them...more
I ♥ Bookie Nookie (bookienookiereviews.blogspot.com)
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Darcy
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Mrs.Vishous-Kattalakis-Belikov :::Para Itch Reviews:::
How could this series possibly get any better? The wonder twins (view spoiler)Marcs gon kill him!!
Amanda
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Sarah
This is the 4th book in the Shifters series so it is very difficult to review without giving spoilers for previous books. If you're new to the series I strongly recommend you start reading from the beginning as this really is a series you need to read in order.

I was already a massive fan of this series but I honestly think that this is the best book yet. There was so much going on & I literally couldn't put it down! Marc is in exile which is bad enough but when he goes missing Faythe is out...more
(´*•.¸ღBexღ¸.•*´)
Ms. Vincent takes us deeper into the politics that surround Faythe and the decisions she has made. What really makes this book fantastic is the mixture of moments that just tear out your heart and the moments that make it beat about a mile a minute. Who needs skydiving when you've got Faythe and her fellow cats? That's enough of a kick to get any adrenaline junky bouncing around.

I have to say, I loved Faythe in PREY. Sometimes series make me a little nervous because if they're really good, it b...more
AH


When we last left our werecat shifters, things weren’t looking so great. Greg Sanders’ leadership was being challenged by his rival, Cal Malone. Cal petitioned the Territorial Council to remove Greg Sanders from his position as Council Head. Cal is ruthless and resorts to a lot of dirty tricks to get his way. Cal Malone won’t rest until every tabby is declawed, powerless, pregnant, and married to one of his boys.

Central to this problem is a dispute for control of the tabbies. Female werecats ar...more
Marissa
***SPOILERS***
Wow. Just. Wow.
I am still in shock. So much stress, so much heartache, so many fateful decisions.
I understand the need to sometimes have a much-loved character die. It becomes necessary to further the storyline and strengthen characters that needed to grow. It’s awfully sad, tempers flare and disastrous things happen. That being said…
I love Jace. I really do, but after “the tequila incident”, he went into full on manipulation mode. Faythe was instantly regretting what happened, ev...more
Wendy Darling
Well, things are finally starting to get interesting! I had to really push to get through books 1-3 and there are still a lot of flaws in this book, but it's saved by a few interesting plot developments.

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FlibBityFLooB
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Teresa Mary Rose
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This series just gets better and better. Each book ramps up the action and you know it is all leading to something huge. At the same time though, each book has its own distinct storyline so you aren’t left hanging. I’m left wanting more but not without resolution. Prey was a great addition to the series and I cannot wait to make time to finish these books.

Faythe is such a great heroine. She is so strong and feisty and witty. I love her determinatio...more
Kim
I cannot begin to explain how emotional 'Prey' was. My heart didn't stop racing the entire time I was reading and I found myself crying so often. Rachel Vincent's characters have captured my heart and attention so deeply. I'm stuck in a supernatural world unlike others I've read in so long. 'Prey' was such an intense book. I keep thinking the series can't affect me emotionally any more than the previous book, but 'Prey' was way more intense than 'Pride'.

'Prey' is full of emotional and physical...more
Laura Lulu
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I didn't like this one as much as I liked the first 3 books in this series. They were all 4★ for me. I think I'm just not a fan of love triangles. I prefer books where there's the long drawn out sexual tension with one character instead of the triangle. It just made me so uncomfortable when her & Jace hooked up while Marc was missing. Yes, I can do without Marc's temper, but shit, she has put that man through hell. And just when she finally decides she loves him and wants...more
Jen (The Starry-Eyed Revue)
I would enjoy this series a lot more if it weren't for Faythe. There are moments when I see the appeal of this character, but for the most part, I simply find her annoying.

Something else that I find mildly irritating: Faythe's habitual observation that the person on the other end of the line can't see her shaking/nodding her head. The werecats communicate often via phone, so Faythe notices herself doing this a lot. I should've taken notes while listening because there was another habit of hers t...more
Christen *Goldilox And The Three Weres*
This is the five star worthy installment in this series that I've been waiting for! There is A LOT going on in this book!

Prey begins with Faythe and a group of enforcers on their way to Manx's hearing. They make a pit stop along the way to visit the recently exiled Marc in his new home and get ambushed by a large group of stray werecats. Pretty unusual, and suspicious, for strays to gather in such a big group. Then Marc goes missing...yes, I said missing! Marc mysterious disappearance fuels the...more
Sarah
I only started reading these books a little while ago, and have gone through them really quickly, having to pre-order the last one because I can't wait to read it.

Prey picks up some time after Pride left off, and is infinitely better. Marc has been exiled from the pride following Faythes trial, and is now living in the free territory. A trip through the free territory to take Manx to her trial allows faythe to reconnect with Marc, only to have him go missing quite soon after that, with Faythe le...more
Liliana ♥s Mythology
Major Spoilers! So before you click on 'View Spoiler' think about it...do you really want this book ruined? Unless you've already read the book, then go ahead :)lol

I think this book is a perfect example of an emotional rollercoaster. There were parts where I was LMAO, others where I was pissed off, others where I was very excited, and others where I was just crying my eyeballs out (which of course, is anatomically impossible, lol). Not that this is a bad thing…I love a book with emotion! It’s wh...more
Joanne
I cannot even begin to explain to you just how amazing this book is! I love this series; as you read through the story arc, each book gets better than the last, but knowing that didn’t prepare me in any way for just how incredible Prey is!

In Prey, Faythe has to deal with heartbreak after heartbreak. How Faythe managed to deal with all the things that happened to her, I don’t know. I was in floods of tears at several points while reading this book. So unbearably sad, I can’t tell you.

We see Fayth...more
Angie
You've got to hand it to Rachel Vincent. She can churn out a page-turner like nobody's business. And, really, with the way she tends to end each novel on a spectacular cliffhanger, I appreciate how close together Mira has released the last two. Installment number five, Shift Shifters 5, is due out in just one month and so I'm particularly glad I waited awhile to read PREY as the end of this one left me even more bereft than the last. A feat I didn't think was actually possible considering the co...more
Ally72
SPOILERS INCLUDED!!!
This series has consistently gotten better with each book. There were a lot of turning points for many of the characters in this book and it was difficult to read at certain points. I know authors kill characters for storyline purposes, but it doesn't always make for happy endings. I will be anxious to read the next book to find out how the stories are going to progress. I was hesistnat about starting this book because I knew that would happen too! Overall, I have found mysel...more
Deedee
This was so sad, I felt like apart of me no longer exist. I hate it when a good character dies. I literally cried through the rest of this book. Damn it, I'm still crying. Like I didn't expect it. Theres a lot going on in this book, so much dark drama. You know the negative side of power and having enemies. I know these characters are imaginary but they seem so real and such close friends that I forget that I'm at home and not in Texas, Mississippi, or even Georgia. That how into this series I...more
Meredith Barrons
Whoa, this series gets better with each book. I don't know how I am going to wait till the next one! Spoilers Ahead - Marc is NOT going to be happy when he finds out what happened with Faythe and Jace. I love Jace to death but I still can't understand how Faythe could hurt Marc like that. I'm not sure how he will be able to forgive her for this one and still retain his self respect. Faythe would never stand for it if Marc did that to her. However, it seems that Faythe may be having some serious...more
Jodie
Sheesh! That was one non stop action packed read...I was on the edge of my chair, bed, car seat the whole way through...

Faythe, Faythe, Faythe. How could you?! What were you thinking?! You are ganna be in big big big trouble sista.
Ethan, sniff sniff, why you?! Oh I cried over you. You were so loved :(
Marc, you are so, sigh, just out of unconsciousness and Faythe is your first word. Ahhhhh.

Calvin Malone. Have I mentioned that I hate you with a passion? You slimy, disgusting, morally reprehensibl...more
Jess
I liked this one.. but I'm so tired of unresolved conflicts. Just because an author wants to have another book in the series doesn't mean that they have to have a continuous story and never end anything. I like to read a book that has some sort of conclusion.

Nothing is resolved with Marc, Jace and Faythe... nothing is resolved with the council or the other Alphas. It's just frustrating!!

I'll still read the next one, but it's come to the point where I don't care enough to buy the books.. and it...more
Simone
First of all I'm really excited by the end of this book, mainly because I didn't expect it even after things began to happen to the characters that hinted towards this.

However, there are some pretty big character inconsistencies that I couldn't actually see happening. Mainly between Faythe and Jace - simply because I thought that if something were to happen there it would have either been a big blow out in the first moments or a slow evolution and it was neither. I'm going to see how that evolv...more
Misty Blankenship
This book was so sad :-( if its not one thing its another. It had me on the verge of tears several times.
The very end..........I knew that was going to happen, I mean how much more can this family take?!?
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“Ethan was loyal and funny and protective. When we were little, he was the brother most likely to make me cry—and mostly likely to wipe away my tears.” 94 likes
“I’m saying that I can wait. For now. But when things get back to normal—assuming that ever happens—I want my shot. We can make each other happy, Faythe. I know it. And I’m done walking away from things I want just because they don’t come easily. You’re worth the work.” 76 likes
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