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Wild Rain (Leopard People #2)

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What has she done?
With a new identity, a staged death, and a chance to flee the treachery that stalks her, Rachael has escaped from a faceless assassin. Now, thousands of miles from home, under the lush canopy of the rain forest, she’s found sanctuary.



Where can she hide?
In this world teeming with unusual creatures walks the most exotic of them all. His name is Rio. A nativ
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Published November 29th 2009 by Brilliance Audio (first published January 27th 2004)
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Sarah

“Someone was trying to kill her.”



This was an adult paranormal romance featuring leopard shifters.
(This is the second book in the Leopard people series.)

Rio and Rachael were both strong characters in this story. Both had been hunted before, and both knew how to take care of themselves, even when that led to further problems! I felt quite sorry for Rachael, as it seemed like her problems weren’t of her own making, and for her to then be injured and unable to take care of herself really bothered
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Sandra
Rachael Lospostos is leaving her old life behind by traveling to the rain forest (with a new name and a new identity) on a medical relief boat full of medical supplies for regions in need. When the boat she is on stops the passengers get ambushed by bandits with guns and Rachael flees into the rain forest. While hiding out in a tree house she falls asleep and gets woken by a leopard that attacks her by biting her leg. There is also a man there, with the leopards, who ends up tending to her injur ...more
Alex is The Romance Fox
Reread – 1st read in Sep 2013
The 2nd book in this series and what a fabulous world Christine Feehan has created.
From vampires to leopard shifters – from the Carpathian Mountains to the rainforests of Borneo, the wilds of America….and just as captivating.
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Rio Santana lives a life of solitude with two snow leopard cubs for company in his home hidden away in the rainforest.
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He discovers Rachael Lospostos in his home. After faking her death, she flees far away from her home to escape assassins
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 Danielle The Book Huntress (Self-Proclaimed Book Ninja)
Although it had a little bit of a slow start, Wild Rain turned out to be another winner for me. I can see how Christine Feehan's writing style doesn't work for everyone. She is very wordy. But I like that she really puts a lot of detail into descriptions of the setting and the feelings of the characters. It adds to the atmosphere and the emotional intensity of her stories, which is why she's a favorite of mine.

Ah, the jungle descriptions. Simply gorgeous. I wanted to be there, so bad, except for
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Lover of Romance
Wild Rain is the second in the Leopard series, and one that once I had finished felt deeply satisfied. I It is my favorite among the series so far, it was a intense but tender love story between two people that find themselves drawn into a suspenseful plot that will send them both fighting for their lives.

Rachel Lospostos, is a young woman where life has been unjustly cruel to her, and those that she has come to care for. Rachael's parents were killed when she was young, and she and her brother
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Tilly Slaton
Dec 29, 2011 Tilly Slaton rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A thrilling ride through the survival of a leopard attack, torturous pain, fever and past life confusion.

Wild Rain is the second book in Christine Feehan’s leopard series. This book is the story of Rio and Rachael.

Rio is a male shape-shifting leopard who has been banished from the village of his people. He works with a team that rescues or assassinates psycho bad dudes.

Rachael (I’ll be vague because I refuse to write a spoiler heh) is running from her past. She flees to the rainforest in attempt
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Delta
3.5 stars ~ On to the next one. ;D
Jennifer Wardrip
Christine Feehan has once again launched her readers into a world where anything can, and usually does, happen---with a nice, big dose of the sexy paranormal thrown in. Feehan fans and newcomers alike won't be able to help being enthralled by the lush setting of this book, the hunky hero, the sleek jaguars of the jungle, and a heroine who is too damn spunky to let a little matter of being hunted get her down. Definitely a winner!
Ansu
Mar 12, 2012 Ansu rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OMG what an amazing book!!!!!. I have not been reading this series in order but not to worry as you do not miss out on anything in the history of this amazing race, CF makes sure that you are aware of the history and background. If you love shifters together with a hot alpha male then read this one as Rio and Rachael will not disappoint. I cannot wait to see if Elijah will get his own story.
Wendy ~M/M Junkie~
Aug 21, 2011 Wendy ~M/M Junkie~ rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: source-to-sort
The second story in Christine Feehans Leopard people series. Its set in a beautiful and dangerous rain forest. This book pulls readers in from page one and doesnt let go until the last word has been read.
John
Aug 01, 2013 John rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Progression of Reading a Good Christine Feehan Book:

25%: What the hell is going on? Why is the heroine so capable but then immediately put into a position where the hero has to take care of her? WE KNOW HE'S A LEOPARD SHIFTER ALREADY, JESUS. THAT'S THE POINT OF THE BOOK. Oh, look, random research about leopards. This is going to be a long book...

50%: This is getting a lot better, but I still can't believe that they're totally doing it even though his pet leopard NEARLY BIT HER LEG OFF in the fir
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Dina
Note to self: Do not buy this book. You've already read it in Fever.
Poonam
DNF: 45%.
In this case its me not you. I don't think I am in the right mood to be reading this. I am unable to connect to any of the characters.
Although I liked the description of the rainforest.
May pick this up some other time if mood strikes.

Note:I really enjoyed Burning Wild & Savage Nature from this series.
SheLove2Read
Mar 20, 2009 SheLove2Read rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Well, well, well. My first wallbanger of the year and its from one of my favorite authors.

In a nutshell, this book sucked.

- no character development. if there's a prequel to this book it would have been nice to have read it. apparently it explains a whole heck of a lot of things.

-heroine is stupid. she is VIOLENTLY attacked by the hero's "pet leopards", nearly has her leg torn off, suffers days and weeks of fever and infection and then one day she magically "gets over it" because the hero expl
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Lolita de libros
This was my first Christine Feehan book. I was under the impression she was cheezy, because of the common complaint in several reviews, make fun of her always using 'velvet sheath' as her romantic, hot sexy vagina word. They were right, it is overly used. Velvet is dry and somewhat fuzzy, so it bugged me too!! SOooo sorry!! Other authors use better words, descriptions, and don't over use the description. I got to where I skipped those parts entirely.

Overall, though, it was a pretty good story.
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Christine
Aug 11, 2010 Christine rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, romance
This book had an intriguing premise. I love the shape-shifting leopard people and the wild jungle setting.

There were two huge problems with this book that kept me from loving the story. First, this author made the common error of thinking that she could create drama by withholding information. This seems to happen in romance more than other genres, the information coming out when one confesses to the other, but in this case, by the time it came out, I was past the point of caring. It was just to
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Jewels ♥ My Devastating Reads
The more I read of this series the more I love it! Rio and Rachael were the perfect couple and I loved both of their characters. Both strong, both selfless they seemed to be a perfect match, suited perfectly to each other so it made total sense to me that they were soul mates.

I also really loved the descriptions of the rainforest. Feehan really brought that setting alive and as I was reading, I remembered how delicate and important such environments are.

A really great romantic read; not every
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Dee
Re-read May 2015 rating 4 Stars

Originally read 2011 rated 4 Stars
Pete
Mar 18, 2015 Pete rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: feehan-christine
Wild Rain is book 2 of Christine Feehan’s series Leopard People. The Awakening, book 1, I was immediately attracted to Christine’s eloquent and detailed descriptions of rain forests and the significant role the climatic conditions play in the background. This landscape provide a huge amount of natural medicines even used today, and some are even exposed in this entertaining book as brown pastes and other salves.

Christine’s world building allows readers to experience all of the nuances of the lan
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Karyn
Sep 26, 2009 Karyn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 Stars.
Very interesting story this
After the meh first book The Awakening, Wild Rain was a great read. Rachael has come to the Borneo rain forest on the run from her past. Trying to stage her own death and begin a new life in the forest, she ends up in Rio's home, thinking its only a dwelling for travellers
Rio is one of the leopard people and has 2 clouded leopards as his companions. He thinks she’s one of the poachers and in the scuffle that follows his snow leopard hurts Rachael. Rio then
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Amy
Jan 02, 2012 Amy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This second book in the series was definitely better than the first. I absolutely adored the interactions between Rio and Rachel. I get so sick of whiny heroines who can't do anything for themselves and need a big, strong man to do everything for them. And on the flip side, I hate the heroines who are so over-the-top feminist that they could turn washing their hands into an argument about the unfair treatment of women, or some bull mess like that. Rachel and Rio both gave as well as they took, a ...more
Lani ⚔⚔  the Destroyer ⚔⚔
I was surprised and happy to start Wild Rain on audio and find out Renee Raudman was narrating. I really like her narrating the Kate Daniels series, and I enjoyed her in Wild Rain, but I kept thinking of Curran instead of Rio.

Anyhow I wasn't sure I was such a fan of Christine Feehan's writing style, but I really enjoyed Wild Rain. Rio and Rachael we great together and while the story dragged at times, the characters more than made up for it. I'm looking forward to reading more about the Leopard
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Kathrynn
Dec 24, 2007 Kathrynn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Paranormal Romance Fans
Book #2 in the Leopard series and it really ticked me off how this book was marketed. It is not NEW, but repackaged.

Warning A,: If you already have the book "Fever" you already have this book! "Fever" includes: "Wild Rain" (book #2) and "The Awakening" (book #1) in the Leopard Series. It's a large-size paperback.

This copy of "Wild Rain" is identical except the print is very small and it's in a mass market paperback. So get out a magnifying glass to read it.

Warning B,: If you already have the b
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Christine Anna  Kirchoff
I read this awhile ago but I never rated it on here. Fabulous series!
Carissa Williams
Fever: Wild Rain is the second story in the Leopard series from Christine Feehan. It isn’t necessary to read the previous book to enjoy this story, but for a more complete understanding I do suggest that you read it. The protagonists in Fever: Wild Rain are Rachael Lospostos and Rio. We first encounter Rachael on a boat in the jungle and learn that she has been running from someone that has been trying to kill her for a few years. Soon after we meet her, an attempt is made to kidnap her and the ...more
freenightfalls
This book has an amazing beginning but unfortunately, the rest of it is simply bad because half of the book Rio takes care of Rachel's wound and there is NOTHING going on. I was so bored and disappointed! Also I do not like when shapeshifters have the pets of the same race who cannot shift. Why? I have no idea, I just don't, it's weird.
SweetSue
Feb 16, 2016 SweetSue rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Well better than the short story that starts this series, but not much. The couple spends plenty of time together at first - she's injured when he finds her in his house and they stay together for the rest of the book. But they don't really get to know each other - they both sense a connection from a past life, and even though neither of them trusts the other in this life and she especially doesn't open up about what she's doing in the jungle, they decide that this mysterious connection is enoug ...more
Tasneem
Boring, predictable and not at all filled with a realistic view of the world. The settings are exotic but the writer contiues to have white characters in these locations. People there are not white, surely the writing can reflect that a bit more.
Abby Min
Jan 10, 2014 Abby Min rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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