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Belle Starr

3.71 of 5 stars 3.71  ·  rating details  ·  351 ratings  ·  25 reviews
What happens after a girl gets side-lined by her first heat cycle? She goes lookin' for trouble...and finds it.

Marshal Annabelle "Cowgirl" Oakley is the best law enforcement officer in Interstellar Coalition Enforcement. With her wolf Tucker at her side, Belle is clearly the best man for the job. Unfortunately, the job comes with hazards, and one of those hazards comes in
Paperback, 276 pages
Published January 6th 2010 by Loose Id, LLC (first published May 12th 2009)
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Belle Star by Belinda McBride
Paranormal Romance- Futuristic- May 12th, 2009
4 Stars

Belinda McBride starts her futuristic romance in the Year 2317. Marshall Annabelle Oakley captains the Bella Star with her trusty sidekick Tucker, a wolf. Belinda takes the reader into the deep space of the Interstellar Coalition Enforcement that employs and takes care of our heroine. At a rendezvous, she meets the hunky Alpha male, Armand de la Croix, a silver Were who inspires her passionate needs. Unfortunately,
Carolyn F.
I thought with dialogue such as "slicker than snot" I'd hate this book, but it was actually really good. My first time reading this author, but I've ordered a couple of her e-books after enjoying this one.

Belle's a Marshall with a trusty wolf companion. After a mission where pheromones drive her to seek loving in all the wrong places, she goes to a bar to help scratch that itch which won't go away. There she meets a werewolf who is just what she needs and ends up pregnant. He's just getting his
Loved this book! So many taboos and broken "romance rules" that I couldn't put it down!
Mia cara McBride, cosa mi combini? Mi dispiace davvero tanto scriverlo, ma in Belle Starr neanche sembri la stessa autrice di An Uncommon Whore. Forse l'arcano si spiega con le date: questo romanzo è il primo ambientato in questo universo fantascientifico, quindi è possibile che risenta del primo passo fatto in lidi sconosciuti. Sono solo felice di non aver iniziato la conoscenza con la McBride con Belle Starr, altrimenti mi sarei persa una serie molto carina.

Non so, per la prima metà circa del
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How did I not know this was in the same world as An Uncommon Whore? I love that world! This book features the AmWere. These are some hot smexy werewolves from Earth. Belle - Marshall Annabelle Oakley is a science experiment hybrid. Who knows what kind of DNA is mixed into her genes? She's a red headed Amazon at 6'3". I think I just fell in love. On top of this, she's a bi-sexual switch! She even wears a strap-on to peg either male or female ass. She has a vibrating anal probe. I'm close to overl ...more
This was a fun read. I enjoyed Belle's quirky sense of humor, the real life dialog between characters, and - for lack of a better term - the "everydayness" of their interactions, even while it took place in a science fiction/paranormal world. With a main character named Annabelle "Cowgirl" Oakley, it was no surprise that the story was imbued with an "old western" feel. I'm not sure it can strictly be labeled as BDSM, but there is plenty of kinky, erotic sex spiced with domination and submission. ...more
This is my first time reading anything from this author so naturally I was a little leery. I absolutely enjoyed this book, and I am already in process of getting more. I fell in love with the Annabelle the heroin. She is strong (she kicks ass), sexy and in control of her life. The story flowed easily and the sex was fabulous and fit perfectly with the story. This book has everything you could hope for; Weres, pet wolf, Alphas, hermaphrodites, smexy sex, space ships, different worlds, cool parent ...more
*3.5 STARS*

this was pretty good considering that it's not my usual type of read. I liked the plot, but it seemed unfinished. I felt like there was more to the story and we just didn't get it. That's why I could only give it 3.5 stars instead of the full four.
~Lei ~  Reading Is An Adventure ~
I loved Belle - Redheaded Annabelle Oakley - Cowgirl...or Belle. Just not Cow Belle - strong heroine - good love story. Definitely recommend.
This just wasn't for me. It was well written and there wasn't anything particularly wrong with it, but it was definitely erotica and not sci-fi or even romance.

I kind of liked elements of several characters, but I'm not sure I can really say I liked them as a whole thing and there was no growth at all. The lack of growth is pretty surprising since one of the characters has amnesia, but his behaviour and reactions don't change at all once he starts recalling things. I liked that Belle was strong
Gregor Eder
I must admit this work is the fusion of some of my favorite genres, SiFi and Werewolfs. And it got a nice twist to the old shifter-genre.
It got a nice mix between technologie, erotic scenes and good portion of humor. With a female lead who isnt the typical hardcore-bitch or the innocent-virgin but something new. And a male lead whos real identity is also a funny and interessting part of the storie.
A strong woman, Marshal Belle, meets a matching mate, Armand, who is strong enough to accept her as she is. They have hot sex, marry and have children.

The story takes place in McBride's "Uncommon Whore"-universe which, while not quite dystopian, ensures a dose of violence and morally dubious government actions, not to mention a tendency for kinky sex. The MCs aren't completely human. Belle is genetically engineered, the father of her children is a wolf shifter, her co-pilot is a hermaphroditic
May 31, 2011 AnnaM added it
I disliked the beginning of this so much I didn't finish it. But it's my own fault, not the author's. I didn't read the Amazon tags first and I don't remember warnings listed where I bought it, so I didn't know it was an erotica with special considerations. So, it surprised me. Because it's my own fault, I'm not marking the stars and affecting the ratings.

What specifically didn't I like? The first thirty pages were mostly sex or sex-related. I was hoping for more sf and plot than that. The cove
Georgiann Hennelly
Awesome book really enjoyed it, Shifters menage and futuristic bounty hunters. Belle is a marshall with a trusty wolf companion. After a mission where pheromones drive her to seek love in all the wrong places she meets a werewolf in a bar and gets pregnant. He,s just getting his memory backj. This is not your typical science fiction romance. If you are looking for something fascinating to read Belle Starr is a worthwhile book to read.
3.5 stars

Smexy space opera with a genocide backdrop. One genetic mutant, one rogue Were, and a whole slew of original Star Trek worthy lifeforms make for a fun read. Interesting mix-up of characters and plot lines, but there is a bit of an overplay for the sequel with a lot tied on and bogging it down. The ending seemed rushed and completely reverted to an info dump. Liked this one, not sold on the next.
I've read a number of ebooks by this author and always enjoyed the way she writes. In this one she has broken a few taboos (see publishers note above) and still managed to make it an enjoyable read that I couldn't put down. There is humour, tears and hot sex to be found throughout and I hope she goes back to this universe and follows up on some of the secondary characters. I for one would buy anything she wrote.
One unique mix of science fiction and fantasy. Loved the unexpected twists and variety of characters and speces. The world created here is very diversified amd well thought, making you want to read more.
Belle and Armand are quite a team. Lived both personnalities, how they complete each other.
One thing I would have loved is to see Belle shifting into her Were form.
Deviant Divas
An strong woman who has no fear of her sexuality mix with space, aliens and a werewolf then you have this thrilling story. Belinda McBride has done it again! Reviewed by Carolyn Overton


I love how badass the lead female character is in this book! I like how comfortable she was with taking the lead and handling the stress that goes with being a leader, but also didn't let it compromise her sexuality. Also, the erotica in this book was very well done!
It's more 3 1/2 than 4. I liked it, just didn't love it. I liked Annabel Oakley, but didn't find her love interest quite as interesting. An enjoyable read.
Scooper Speaks
2.5 Didn't really care about the heroine. My imagining of her was pretty awful.
Verodarling Melani
Surprising. I want more of this world and these characters.
(just) Trixie
Awesome! Shifters, menage, futuristic bounty hunters...
didn't finish. just not doing it
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A little about me...I'm an author, you can find my erotic romances at Loose Id, Changeling Press, New Concepts Publishing, Dreamspinner Press and Passion in Print. I live in far Northern California right down the road from Shasta Dam. I've got five Siberian Huskies and a chihuahua who keeps them all in line. My oldest daughter is a professional yacht chef, my youngest is in college, studying scien ...more
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