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The Bound Prince

(Lords of the Var #3)

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  1,685 ratings  ·  56 reviews
Shapeshifter Romance

Cat-shifter Prince Falke commands the Var armies, so it’s a little embarrassing when a beautiful female kidnaps him in his shifted form. Since no one knows where to send a rescue party, it’s up to him to use all his training and powers of seduction to find his way back home.

Captain Samantha Dorsey and her men are on a mission to complete a scavenger hu
Paperback, 2nd Edition, 222 pages
Published August 19th 2011 by The Raven Books (first published July 2005)
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Jul 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2-years-ago
With a different spin on the paranormal and science fiction, Michelle M. Pillow has written a great, funny and warm fast read. Did I mention warm? I meant HOT!
Chessela Helm
Feb 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Despite their rather unorthodox meet cute (is kidnapping really a meet cute?), Sam and Falke slowly discover their feelings are worth pursuing. I really enjoyed their journey, and Sam's crew is a lot of fun. Can't go wrong with sexy tiger shifters having outer space adventures!
Another 5 Stars to the Stoic Prince!!! haha

Its amazing how this series made some refreshing new things for me having read tons of shifter books.

I really like how the author make the stories short, sweet, funny and steamy all at the same time.

I can never say anything bad about this series.
This one can be a stand-alone because it has a different setting.

Prince Falke, (not really sure how to pronounce his name lol) is the second eldest Var Prince, commander of the Var Army, the biggest prince (lit
T.M. Payne
Sep 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Audible Book: The Bound Prince: Lords of the Var, Book 3
Author: Michelle M. Pillow
Narrated By: Michael Ferraiuolo
Reviewed by: Tammy Payne- Book Nook Nuts
My Rating: 5 Stars


"Captain Sam meet Commander Faulke"

Would you listen to The Bound Prince again? Why?
Oh yes it was fantastic. If you like shifters , a little comedy, a lot of hot romance then this is a fantastic story for you.

Who was your favorite character and why?
I think they all were but I was laughing out loud many times at Ethan wh
Aug 21, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Marion by: Collette
Captain Sam Dorsey and her crew are on a scavenger hunt. One night they get drunk and deceide to roam around the nearest planet. There they come across a giant tiger. Since they need a wild animal as part of their scavenger hunt they capturee the tiger. The next morning when Sam wakes up in her cabin she has a naked man in a cage, in her room. She is totally confused since she cannot remember him at all.
Prince Falke of Var cannot believe that Sam captured him while he was in the shape of a tiger
Tori Macallister
I do like this series, which is a nice blend of paranormal (as the Var are shifters who can bond with a single life mate) and science fiction since space travel and interplanetary exchange play a part in almost every plot in the series.

What is tough to enjoy, and lowers my star rating, is that the author chooses a profound misunderstanding, born of a lack of communication to keep the hero and heroine emotionally apart. In the romance world, this works effectively in small bursts but not over as
Aug 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
OMG Faulke is so big and yummy! Ms. Pillow I am so in love with these cat shifters….isn’t that what I used to day about the Draig, doesn’t matter I love them both!

Can the big, quiet and tough as nails Prince Faulke be broken down, can a slip of a girl really bring the mighty Faulke down? Or will he be the one to humble himself to her? Will Sam be able to handle Faulke?

Man was it fun to read Faulke’s story, I love him!!!! As usual the passion is really hot, but you better get ready for the mighty
Dec 21, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hát… olyan egynek jó. Sőt amilyen végtelenül silány a scifi-fantasy-romantikus felhozatal, talán még azt is mondhatom, hogy vakok között a félszemű is…
Alakváltó hercegünket egy Scavenger Hunt kihívás keretében, hulla részegen levadásszák, na és másnaposan eléggé gáz, amikor egy szőrös nagymacska helyett egy pasit találnak a ketrecben. Ráadásul az űrhajó üzemanyaga sem elég az elcsórt herceg visszaszállítására. Itt kezdődnek a bonyodalmak sok szexel és a szokásos biztos nem szeret engem félreért
Barbara Stewart
May 19, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Prince Falke is guarded by Samantha who is on a scavenger hunt. Who is also so drunk that she doesn't realize what they've done till the next morning. When she wakes up and in the cage that they place the loin is a very naked very handsome man. With their gas all gone they have to go to another planet to get gas. Then return him to his planet but in the time it takes to get gas he wants her and she wants him so sex it is.. she thought it would be a one time only thing that he knows that she is h ...more
Ellena deLeon
Jul 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was artfully crafted and uniquely designed to pull you into the pages where secrets and fairytales live and dreams come true for those who believe!

This extraordinary book was enchanting, enthralling and endlessly entertaining where stubbornness and determination to rise above conflict with a heart of gold and a core of steel to get to where love and happiness lives!

One of Your Greatest Fans,

Lena deLeon
Diana Woodward
Jan 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
How To Catch a Tiger

Loved these stories and they are getting better and better as the series continued. Audible reading really makes the store a radio show. The reader they have reading is the stories is extremely great. Expressions heard fit the action, love and humor of the stories. It really is best to read these series in order because it makes like a show on the radio and you can't wait to read the next one to see what is going to happen next.
Oct 18, 2017 rated it liked it
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Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
La serie es muy buena, buenos personajes!!
Laura Leon Mata
Jun 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
El mejor libro de la serie Lords of the Var, me gusto la historia más que los dos anteriores príncipes, este trae más aventura, es la mejor pareja.... :)
Elizabeth Wood
Jul 04, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hijinks in Space

The antics of Sam and her crew while playing drinking games are epic! Scavenger hunts, kidnapping, and family drama round out this story.
This is third book in series and I'm still interested. For me this is saying something.
Prince Falke to be kidnaped by humans even half ones and drunk ones is humiliating. He is commander of his armies. lol Sam is captain of space ship and has very different goals. To be together and have happy ending it is interesting twist. I love it.
Jul 11, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Way to MUCH Pride and Stupidity!!!! And WTF!

I wanted to like this book I really did!! I mean hey,that is why I bought it, that and I have a thing for Alien Cat Shifters ;) But every one here is just soo STUPID!!! Or just plain overly Prideful or BOTH!!! 1st the book starts with a bunch of drunken idiots down nag what they do best,something Stupid! They go out and capture a "wild animal for their stupid scavenger hunt ( why is the hunt sooooo Stupid ? Well it's what happens to the winnings that
Jul 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing

This is book three in the Var Series by Michell Pillow, an offshoot of the highly enjoyable Dragon Lord Series. I love The Var equally as much as the Draig series, they have their own special hot wildness, as well as intelligence, Royal breeding and loyalty.
The Var are a race of strong hunky gorgeous cat shifters and the stories focus on the Princes. Since the late King decided having a harem and not a monogamous marriage, the Princes all hail from different mothers.

Prince Falke is half Var, hi
Aug 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who is not offened by sex..:-)
Recommended to Karen by: ME...

SO playing cards drinking and getting drunk flying thru the galexy,, drinking what they think is a alien rum and to find out it is a shaman's mind altering drink like many indian shaman might use for enlightenmet and future aid or maybe like acid....

anyway, sam who is really a princess in flight running from her father who wants to control her every lifes breath is a captain on her ship,, with victor and his brother, both brothers have left the ship to find a wil
Jul 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the third book in the Lords of Var series. It's a fun story about how an accidental kidnapping turns into a love worth while.

Samantha Dorsey is the captain of the Bound Virgin. She is half human and half Ticaron which are healers. Sam and her crew of misfits are trying to win a scavenger hunt. They have all but one item on the list in which the judging will be taking place very soon. The last item on their list is a wild beast from a primitive planet. They just happen to be flying by th
Jan 13, 2017 rated it really liked it

OUR HERO is the second brother, Commander of Armies and super mega hot, not to mention he's very serious about what he does, all about those RULES! When he gets kidnapped by a bunch of drunk space pirates in a way, he is angry and irritated, but that melts away when he sees Samantha. Like all this brothers, when they meet 'THE ONE' it's instant attraction but wi
Samantha, Sam, Dorsey is a space captain leading her crew throughout space on a scavenger hunt. The last item on their list is a wild beast from primitive planet. They land on Qurilixen to capture a beast, not knowing that it is inhabited by to races of shifters, the Var and the Draig. While on planet they find a large white tiger and capture him and take him back on board their ship. Little do they know they just captured the Prince Falke of Var while he was shifted.
I really enjoy this series
Cheryl Drake johnson
Prince Falke Commander of the Var armies was out taking a walk to stretch his musles and kinks from his body he happened upon a beautiful woman and two naked crew members she was looking at him and he found that he was very attracted to her next thing he knows she is shooting darts into him and he jumps on her and he doesn't rip her throat out but looks directly into her eyes before he passes out when he awakens he is in a cage in a room that he has never see before but is sure it is a space shi ...more
Jul 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
there is not way i can do this book justice with a normal review. or any of these books. This is a must read author. laughter, anger, sighing, and overall want to knock some sense into people. People can be so stubborn sometimes. but here the excerpt:
A simple mistake. Captain Samantha Dorsey and her crew are on a mission, a mission to complete a Galactic Scavenger Hunt and claim the prize money. Flying about space for a year collecting their items, they only have one thing left to get--a primiti
Amanda Richardson
Jun 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
In The Bound Prince, author Michelle M. Pillow really turns of the heat in her Lords of the Var series. Captain Samantha and her crew get roaring drunk one night; Sam and her crew want to enter an intergalactic scavenger hunt and they decide to go looking for one last item: a wild animal. They land on a small planet and find a beautiful wild cat; only this cat turns out to be a shifter and is Prince Falke commander of the Var army.
Falke is really pissed that he was shot with a tranquilizer dart
Oct 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
We start the story with Captain Sam playing a drinking game with her friends/shipmates. They are in the Y Quadrant looking for things on their list for a Scavenger Hunt. They go down on the planet looking for a ferocious animal from a barbarian planet. Prince Falke is running in the forest stretching his muscles still healing from being tortured in the last book. Captain Sam ends up darting Prince Falke, who is shifted in his tiger form, and kidnaps him. Little does she know her ferocious animal ...more
Heather Watkins
Jan 10, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Out on a scavenger hunt, Captain Sam and her crew sought out for the last of the pieces to the hunt. They land on Qurilixan and stumble upon a white tiger, not knowing it is a shapeshifter Prince.

Time goes on on her ship and of course the sex between them heightens. Somehow the crew and captain have to figure out how to get Prince Falke back to his home planet since they have no money or fuel. They have no choice but to stop to see her father, which was a very bad choice. I will not say what ha
Nikki Brooks
Jun 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Prince Falke, commander of the Var Army, is in a bit of a pickle!! Whilst out for a run he was kidnapped by the sozzled crew of Samantha's ship. They are taking part in a galaxy wide scavenger hunt and they stopped off to capture a wild beast. Tranq'd and hauled off to their ship, when he wakes up Falke is one ticked off big cat!!!!

Once Sam realises what she had done, she tries to return Falke but her motley crew sold off their extra fuel and she is forced to visit her home planet. Whilst en-rou
Sharon Hatt
Apr 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Prince Falke of the Var is in a rut, since being captured by Lord Myrddin and tortured he’s been doubting his skills; meeting his destiny (also known as Samantha) while running in the woods in shifted form and getting himself darted and captured really doesn’t help especially since Sam is only about half his size. Sam is shocked when she not only wakes up with a killer hangover but a naked man caged in her room, how that happened she has NO idea! Misunderstandings abound, what do you expect when ...more
Feb 04, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is my second time reading this book and I like it even more than the first time. This story is about the Var Prince and Army commander Falkes and the heroine Samanatha (Sam). I like that this book takes place off the planet where all the other stories in the series have taken place and on a spaceship. It gave it a fresh start but we still got to keep all our favorite characters. A lot of the angst in the book could have been cleared up quickly if the couple would have talked to each other. ...more
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