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Coyote's Mate by Lora Leigh
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Jun 06, 12

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Read from June 03 to 06, 2012

Carrying on my "Disclaimer":

"See, here's the problem...I have a love/hate relationship with the Breed books. I really need more plot than porn sex and I was ready to cross this series off my list but my bff, V, told me to give her four favorite books a chance and I'm glad I listened to her."

I've been posting that on all the book's V has told me to read and so far she's batting 3 for 3! Wtg V!!

For this book, we have Del-Rey who is the Coyote Alpha but at the beginning of the book, he is known as Ghost. He's out searching for coyote breeds still in the labs when Anya shows up with some information. Del-Ray hardly gives her the time of day since she is only sixteen but there is just something about her. They have contact now and then and a few years later, he realizes she his mate. Finally when she is twenty two, he proceeds with the information she gave him, betraying her and pretty harshly takes her as his mate. She can't forgive him and his coldness and files to have a petition of separation.

This book was pretty emotional. I really felt bad for Anya most of the time but it would seem like she of all people would have a better understanding of how coyote breeds are. They were breed to have most of their humanity taken away and to be manipulative and cunning. How could she expect the Alpha to be any less. Poor Del-Rey is confused about most of his feelings concerning Anya and what to do with her. But I really enjoyed them together and I liked seeing them learning about each other.

I really enjoyed Anya's bodyguards...all four female coyotes. They each have distinct personalities and I couldn't help but try to figure out any angles for future story lines! There were also some interesting male coyotes as well. Brim, Cavalier and Jax were my three favorites.

The plot was okay as far as someone being out to assassinate Anya and cause a war. Mainly, it just made me feel really sad for the coyotes and how they lived. I'm glad Anya was taking care of things.

Besides that, I really enjoyed it. This one was a bit heavy on the cheesy sex terms than the previous two I read but all in all much better than the earlier books. And Yay for the epilogue!

Favorite quotes:

♦ “Hmm,” Hope murmured. “Dash is put out. He must not have gotten his memo either.”

♥ “I love you, Anya,” he said. “You are my soul.”





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“I love you, Anya,” he said. “You are my soul.”
Lora Leigh, Coyote's Mate


Reading Progress

06/04/2012 "wow some really heavy stuff right from the start!"

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 ~V~ Back to The Breeds!!...Hope you like this one! :)


✽ Sharon is an emotional book junkie ✽ ~V~ wrote: "Back to The Breeds!!...Hope you like this one! :)"

me too or it'll be all YOUR fault...LOL!


 ~V~ LOL..ok then, i will re-phrase...you WILL like this one!! ;)


Karen **Mrs. Northman** This one is my FAVORITE. Enjoy :)


✽ Sharon is an emotional book junkie ✽ Karen (Mrs. Northman) wrote: "This one is my FAVORITE. Enjoy :)"

LOL Karen...i was giving up on this series but my bff, V, convinced me to read her four favs and this is one.


Karen **Mrs. Northman** I just moaned a little remembering how much I loved it the first time. My other fave is Mercury's War. Have you read that one?


✽ Sharon is an emotional book junkie ✽ LOL yes...that was one of the ones as well.

the 4 are:

Dawn's Awakening
Mercury's War
Coyote's Mate
Lion's Heat


Stacia (out of inspiration) Dang woman. Number 18. Crazy!


 ~V~ ❀ Sharon ❀ wrote: "LOL yes...that was one of the ones as well.

the 4 are:

Dawn's Awakening
Mercury's War
Coyote's Mate
Lion's Heat"


They're the BEST! ;)


Karen **Mrs. Northman** ❀ Sharon ❀ wrote: "LOL yes...that was one of the ones as well.

the 4 are:

Dawn's Awakening
Mercury's War
Coyote's Mate
Lion's Heat"


Awww, Dawn's Awakening was the first one I read. *sigh* good memories......


✽ Sharon is an emotional book junkie ✽ Stacia ~ the professional insomniac wrote: "Dang woman. Number 18. Crazy!"

oh Stacia...i skipped a bunch!!


✽ Sharon is an emotional book junkie ✽ @Karen...i really liked Dawn's Awakening...so much better than the earlier ones.


 ~V~ Woohoo @ batting 3 for 3!!! ;) Great review Sharon, and glad you liked this one too..regardless of the cheesy sex terms! LOL!


Ctanner I liked this one too, the Breeds books run hot or freezing with me. Lately I have enjoyed Dohner's books that are a lot like the Breeds but no mating heat. I hate that.


✽ Sharon is an emotional book junkie ✽ LOL V...well thanks for getting me to read these 4.


Ctanner....V likes those Dohner books too. ;)


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