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Defying Pack Law

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Dana fled her pack and their laws to live on her terms, but the price of defiance was her happiness.

Pack law states Lycan females must be shared by two or more males, but young and in love, Dana flees rather than be forced into a ménage. Her life on the run, constantly on guard, has no room for happiness. When her past catches up and brings her back to the home she fled,
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Published May 6th 2011 by Amira Press
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]
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Defying Pack Law is book one in the Pack series by Eve Langlais. I have only read a couple of Eve’s books in the past but loved them. When I saw this series I couldn’t resist. It hits on several of my favorite genres and at the same time gives me a chance to explore more of her books. Wow, I loved it, loved it, loved it!

Wolf Spirit.:

Dana and Nathan are in love. Just entering into adulthood they pledge themselves to each other. They are shape shifters, werewolves. In their pack, full blooded females are rare
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P.A. Lupton
Dec 28, 2011 rated it it was ok
This is a hard book for me to rate. I read it initially because of a one star review that made me curious, and now that I’m finished I’m vacillating over my feelings about this story. There were parts of this story that I loved almost as much as the parts that I disliked. Unfortunately, the bad parts outweighed the good for me. Nevertheless, I could see a reader going either way with this book.

What I did not like about this book:

1. The pack dynamic between men and women: It was frustrating to re
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Laurie Garrison
Omg! I am astonished! Defining Pack Law is a novel to howl about. When I started reading I couldn’t stop, I even got mad because I had to stop and fix dinner LOL. Eve Langlais adds a lot of emotions and depth to this wolf tale. I laughed, loved and even cried and that last one is hard for me;-) These three men are awesome. Why? For one Eve writes each male with their own personalities, so they are all are easy to fall for. I simply loved Dana she is sassy, witty, very loving and forgiving. The w ...more
315
Jul 12, 2011 rated it it was ok
I was enjoying this book up to the point where Dana lost her freaking mind and started with the whole... He did something wrong, but it's okay because it was my fault. I wanted to throw my iPad across the room or at someone! She went from this strong woman to this person that just... well, I'm not sure what the hell happened. It just turned me off... So the answer is that Nathan runs away -- hello, you're pack alpha, IDIOT, you can't just run away! That was just... silly. And HOW did Dana outrun ...more
Srividya
Aug 05, 2014 rated it it was ok
Werewolves are my secret fetish, something about them that calls to me and therefore really wanted to like this book as it had not one but four werewolves, all hot and happening!! However, my bad that the story just did not click with me.

The book started off really well with Dana, the female MC of the story, running away from the Pack because she disliked being shared, which incidentally was Pack law. Loved her spirit in how she lives for 12 years alone and away from the Pack, becomes strong and
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Coco.V
May 01, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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My rating.....5 Stars!!!...to "Defying The Pack" Pack #1 by author Eve Langlais.....

Wow I am so glad I came across this series. It's sexy, sensual, dark and packed with suspense. The author blended all these elements perfectly. These shifters are seriously hot, hot, hot!

So pack law states that Lycan females must be shared by two or more males. Come on, how tragic! What normal female would want to be forced to share her body with two or more men instead of just one? Okay so I am not normal :) :)
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I ♥ Bookie Nookie (bookienookiereviews.blogspot.com)
Who says running away will never make you free? Well, Kenny Loggins said that, but he didn't know what he was talking about, because things worked out just fine for Dana...

Dana fears the life that is her destiny. As Lycan female, she is rare and should be treasured but against Dana's desires, she must be shared among the males in her pack. She witnessed her mother's misery and is determined to avoid that life for herself. In an effort to dodge her destiny, Dana runs away from her pack and her fu
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Lisa
All I want is a decent paranormal menage read but apparently that's too much to ask lmao:

1) Nathan is a self-entitled asshole, period. I don't give a fuck about his excuses or the fucking pack laws; dude can go off himself

2) Dana is my girl until she goes blaming herself for Nathan's possessive tendencies and the fact that he cannot keep his wandering dick in his pants all these twelve years (WHICH HE FUCKING BLAMED HER FOR) no bb it's not on you you've done nothing wrong-

3) -and then she took N
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Mrs.Vishous-Kattalakis-Belikov :::Para Itch Reviews:::
Warning: Reading this book may find you panting for three werewolves of your own. Please talk to your doctor before attempting the foursome scene portrayed in this book as it may result in numerous orgasms.

Eve always has the most intriguing warnings...God I love her!!

Since pack law states that woman have to share more than one mate...Dana has decided to run from her pack and her one true love. She's constantly on the run and is always looking over her sholder for eagar werewolves determinded to
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Sophia
Jan 16, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I have had this setting on my shelf for quite a while. I've read this series way out of order starting with book four, then this one. I encountered the poly relationship in this book and was curious about how it all started with the first couple.

The premise of this series is based on the fact that werewolves breed 6:1 ration in favor of the guys so to keep from dying out, they made it a law that females had to be shared. It's alright if the right atmosphere of love and care and respect happens,
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Laura Carson
There were times that I really liked this book and parts where I laughed at it, laughed with it,and parts whereI just had to shake my head at it's ridiculousness. The characters had potential but I didn't connect with them. The vampire aspect felt thrown in just for "shock factor" and did nothing but bring the book down in my eyes. Kody and John were sweet and fun but we were supposed to be in love with Nathan.I can't imagine how anyone would be in love with Nathan, even the heroine. I kept wait ...more
Heather in FL
This is a story about a female werewolf who ran from her first love when it became clear he'd share her with others, as per pack law. Twelve years later, he catches up with her. Dana is feisty, strong, and knows what she wants and doesn't want -- at least she thought so before meeting two of Nathan's friends and her wolf longs for them, too. Dana resists the attraction because she grew up with a father who shared her mother with everyone. Most pack relationships are closed -- they may be menage, ...more
Kathie (katmom)
Sep 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
This journey into Lycan territory...and the PACK was enthralling.

Dana has been running for 12 years...running from being "just" a warm Lycan FEMALE body that has to give in to the males. She loved Nathan, a Lycan, when she was dormant (her inner wolf hadn't made her appearance). He promised her he'd never SHARE her. But then she became a wolf...and the only way her father and his would allow the match was if he'd SHARE.

She ran...

Nathan finally finds her...and she's in DIRE straights. He puts his
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Debra Johnson
Defying Pack Law by Eve Langlais
Genres; Adult ('ish), Paranormal, Romance.
3 Stars

Positives & Negatives
I hate to say this about an Eve Langlais book because I normally love her stories, but this one bored me to the point of almost DNF'ing.
There are some typos & errors interfered with the flow of the story. It was often repetitive with the thoughts of the MC's. The main characters & the story itself bordered on young adult/new adult. The only thing that kept it adult 'ish were the sex scenes and
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Madison Warner Fairbanks
Defying Pack Law by Eve Langlais

Paranormal romance ménage erotica. Three hot male werewolves and one sexy female werewolf deciding more than one partner may be just what she needed to satisfy her growing desire.
Pack dynamics and laws of the polyamorous kind that absolutely need to be updated. Females need to have the right to say no....and make their own choices in lovers.

Book 1 of the Pack series.
John and Kody were my favorites. They treated Dana with respect, support and love.

I listened to
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Carrie (The Butterfly Reader)
Oh my God...
The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)
If you like RH, fated mates, independent females, and shifters, this is a good pick. Other than a few weird euphemisms for various body parts, this was a good, very HOT read!
Jen
Oct 10, 2011 rated it really liked it
Fun Book! I loved it!

I have wanted to read this one for a while, and I'm not sure why I waited so long, but it was worth the read :) LOVED it!

The book starts off as we meet Dana, She's a strong girl, hard working and a Werewolf - She-Wolves are rare, but male-wolves are over flowing the populations. So when a Male comes across an unclaimed she-wolf, it's his duty to claim her, no matter what ... and Share her with his pack - ummm - Dana grew up with her parents as role models, Her father was a
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Laurielu Bona Fide Reflections
May 05, 2011 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: 18 a and over; strong sexual content, menage situations
Defying Pack Law by Eve Langlais is wonderful escapade into the intriguing world of the paranormal werewolf shifter population. Dana, the heroine of this story, is a person the reader can connect with on an deep emotional level. She grew up in a very abusive household with a father who was overbearing and mistreated his own mate in atrocious ways.

Since Dana grew up up in a household with a cruel male role model for a father, she is very skittish about living out her life within the pack paramet
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OneDayI'll
Inconsistencies

I'm at 40% and so many things don't make sense. Dana's mom was horribly abused by her mates. The alpha of the time knew and didn't protect her. If males are so rampant that they fight for mates, with low births, and low numbers of females; why didn't he remove her from that horror and allow her to choose new mates after healing? One sentence says women have no choice, the next says they can choose their 4 mates. One sentence says Nathan cut a swath through women after Dana rightfu
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Megan Riverina Romantics
Rating: 4/5
Heat Rating: 4/5
Narrator Performance: 3.5/5

DEFYING PACK LAW is a Reverse Harem book that was written before RH became a subgenre. Back when it was originally published in 2011, ménage à trois/quatre and polyamory books were rather new to the scene just like e-publishers and the indie author boom. With that being said, Eve Langlais can easily be called one of the trail blazers of the genre and this book is a prime example of that.

This book had lots of positives and few negatives. Here'
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Bunnycore
Book 1: Defying Pack Law

Dana, Nathan, John and Kody.

Dana was a young dormant wolf, with no expectations of shift when she made love to Nathan the first time. Nathan just proposed with the expectations of having Dana all to himself because she wasn't required under pack law to be in a multi-mating. He loved Dana and wanted to spend the rest of his life with her. They had sex and with him claiming her innocence she shifted.

Life for Dana was hard when she ran 12 years ago, with her wolf coming to
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Erin Penn
Nov 04, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Dang, this book is hard to rate. Normally I rate on the writing ability, how good the characters are, whether the story works, etc. And this story does as well as any erotica urban fantasy romance - better than most, because Eve Langlais is that good.

But instead of my normal, I am going to rate on this story's impact on society.

The good:
1. Solid characters - each of the three men in the relationship are different and all actions from each follow logically.
2. Eve Langlais signature hot, hot rom
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Ryan
Dec 30, 2013 rated it did not like it
i've only read a couple of pages so far but dana seems like a stupid dumb bitch she ran away because she did'nt wanna fuck three other wolves now after she's done that nathaniel works his way up the food chain to alpha he finds her no rescues her before she's gang raped by some other fuckin sycho wolves i understand she did'nt like him bossin her around and that she felt hurt and betrayed and shit but bitch you had the chance to be a mate to an alpha and only him so what the fuck does she do she ...more
2OCC Reviews
Jan 22, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I have read a lot of shifter romances but from what I can think, not many of them have had more then one mate and a ménage. I really enjoyed this one. I was drawn in with the fact that it was a law to have more then one mate, but Dana really blew me away. She was strong and stubborn, but by the end of the book she was happier then she could have imagined.

The stems factor was awesome and I loved the world the author built. It was unique And enjoyable. I do feel like some things weren’t resolved a
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Vivian
Jul 22, 2011 rated it it was ok
Disappointing story which started off great and fell apart completely at the midway point. Nice characterization, backstory and setting. Unfortunately, after getting the two primary characters backed into a corner during conflict the story takes a bizarre and WTF turn. (view spoiler) I could probably overlook that, but the unsatisfactory and shallow resolution regarding both the two primaries and the group ...more
Sönïa Dhillion
I loved John ahh swoon he was so sexy. Especially how open he was in regards of relationship and then Kody ha flirtatious, hot , humorous. Then it's Nathan who is down right Netherlands i'm Tarzan your Jane . It's fucken weird plus he rapes oh no you didn't moment for me. We never got to see the living together dynamic that bambed me out hence the 3 stars and there was too much going on like twilight nonsense. But what the stupid thing was it felt the author was trying to create unnecessary dram ...more
Never Stop Reading or Dreaming
Good until the whole sex with other woman thing blow up happened. It’s a hard no for me.
“It was my fault for not marking him first” —- yes she really said that as an excuse for this asshole to force himself on her.

I’ve never read. A bad book by eve but after this one I don’t think I want to read anymore. Holy crap. The ONLY reason I might continue her is cause this book was release in 2011. But holy shit.
Tammy Sowards-Sanchez
Wow oh wow loved it. We see a woman who ran from her pack because she didnt like tgere laws. When the man she left finds her she fights for her freedom. Will she come to accept the laws. Can she find true happiness. Whata next?
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“I won’t share you,” Nathan said through clenched teeth. “Oh, sorry, was I ignoring what you want? Gee, what do you know? Payback’s a bitch. Now if you men wouldn’t mind, I need my rest if I’m expected to fuck you bunch of animals after you all claim me like some fucking prize.” 1 likes
“He shook his head at her. “Caught you,” he announced in a low timbre that still had the ability to make her tummy flip over, even in her current state. Her heart raced faster. Her past had finally caught up to her, and the shock of it, along with the rest of her injuries, thankfully made her black out.” 0 likes
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