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Turquoise Moon (Prides of the Moon #3)

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Werepuma and sheltered virgin Kara Vinsenz has no idea how to entice men, furry or otherwise. She contacts Madame Eve of the 1Night Stand matchmaking service in a desperate attempt to avoid a terrible arranged marriage to a psychopathic shifter. In a daring move that goes against her confined upbringing, she poses as her twin sister to escape her family compound in the hop ...more
ebook, 39 pages
Published September 20th 2011 by Decadent Publishing (first published September 18th 2011)
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Evita
Nov 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The third installment of the Prides story has us delving further into Ben and Jude’s lives. If they are to continue their Pride, they will need a female mate. Kara is searching for an escape to an arranged marriage to a horrible shifter, someone who spreads lies about her. In disguise she meets Ben and Jude, and knows they will know the truth as they can see into her soul.

Kara is an Alpha in her own right, Ben the Beta has to meet her first to make sure that she is dominant enough for Jude, his
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Oct 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Title: Turquoise Moon (1Night Stand GLBT)
Author: Ann Mayburn
Publisher: Decadent Publishing
Publication Date: 20 Sep 2011
ISBN: 978-1-61333-103-3
Genre: Paranormal, erotic romance, shapeshifters, IR, multiple partners
Length: 39 pages
Rating: 5 Diamonds
Heat Level: Erotic
Other: anal/oral play, ménage, GLBT
Reviewer: TJ
Date: October 10, 2011

Werepuma and sheltered virgin Kara Vinsenz has no idea how to entice men, furry or otherwise. She contacts Madame Eve of the 1Night Stand matchmaking service in a des
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WildAboutBones
Sep 21, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read4bbpr-review
A hot and steamy read that left me sighing. This is the third in Mayburn's new Prides of the Moon series which is part of Decadent Publishing's 1 Night Stand series.

Madame Eve of the 1 Night Stand dating service is batting 1000 with another perfect match in this thirty-nine page short. I wonder if Madame Eve can set me up for a one night stand that turns into forever like this one?

Ben & Jude, bisexual werepumas from the second story in this series, get back together with Madame Eve to
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Tracie Runge
Apr 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
Turquoise Moon

Kara Vinsenz has been promised at birth to her father's best friend Stephen an abusive man who's torture of her has only become worse as she has gotten older. With the use of a shamans magic Stephen has the whole pack believing she is crazy and she knows she must do something if she is to survive.

Jude Carlson & Nick Harkil were together again and their love for each other was unyielding now they were soul mate bonded. The only thing they truly desired now was their Alpha female
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CrazyMoo
Sep 20, 2014 rated it liked it
I'm glad that Ben and Jude got their female they were after. (Read book 2 Emerald Moon for Ben and Jude's story. BTW, M/M book.) I liked Kara, but the kick-ass part of her baffled me a little because I didn't actually notice her doing anything spectacular, so that comment was a little strange.

3.5

Thank you to the author for this book.


Kelly
Madame Eve works her magic again and pairs the desperate Kara with the delectable duo of Ben and Jude for a 1 Night Stand. Naturally, things work out for the best and there's some hot lovin' in the wilderness as Kara confesses that she's not the woman she pretended to be and that a crazy-ass shifter is determined to take her for his own.

I seriously love these little arcs that not only bring together one set of destined mates but throw in a third to keep them balanced. The sex is steamy, the bad
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carol
Dec 26, 2012 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Adults who enjoy paranormal shifter stories
Short story in a series of loosely linked stories of werepumas/werecats and setting up of the moon prides.
This one has Ben, beta, loyal to his Alpha Jude who are looking for an Alpha female. Kara has become the victim of a psychopathic manipulator, cruel and determined. Here she uses magical resources to free herself from him and soul bond with Jude and Ben and hence the Turquoise Moon pride begins. Some erotic scenes and a good over evil story.
Has to be sound three stars and written by a writ
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April
Jan 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Wow!! I was hoping this would be Jude and Ben finding their third!!! What a great story. Theses books may be compact but the world and storytelling are tight!!! I was hooked from the start when we were getting Kara's POV.

Love the mixed narrative giving us a bit of all three. It makes for a more engaging story.

Of course there is all sorts of yummy smexy scenes. YA just can't get enough of that!

I would love to see this book and the last one expanded. The story is just so compelling you want to s
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Kaila
Feb 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Toni
Jan 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cbrrc-s
Please stop by and read my review at Coffee Beans & Love Scenes Reviews.
Julie
Ben and Jace get the chance for a pride of their own.
Still a short story, but well written.
Christie
Nov 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
My fav of the series so far..
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