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A Hunted Man

(The Men of Halfway House #2)

4.19  ·  Rating details ·  2,487 ratings  ·  318 reviews
After surviving ten years in prison, Cameron Pierce is attempting to put the past behind him. He tries to adjust to his newfound freedom with a place at the halfway house and a job. But one lesson he learned in prison keeps him guarded: hope is a dangerous thing.

Hunter Donovan, Assistant State Attorney, is a man of justice who loves a challenge. After a lifetime of puttin
ebook, 379 pages
Published April 29th 2014 by Romandeavor (first published April 27th 2014)
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~✡~Dαni(ela) ♥ ♂♂ love & semi-colons~✡~
I adored this book in all its romantic, angsty glory.

Cameron is damaged, and, as other reviewers have mentioned, seems much younger than 27. But this felt real to me. Cam was arrested at 17 and spent 10 years in brutal circumstances in prison. His one and only concern was self-preservation and survival. He never developed emotionally and never let people get close.

Hunter, bemoaning his 40th birthday, is alone and lonely. When he meets Cam at the diner he frequents, Cam becomes the one spark in
Trisha Harrington

Jaime Reese has done it again! I fell in love with her writing and her characters in A Better Man. Then I heard this was going to be a series and I was ecstatic and I was going mad waiting for this. But do you know what? It was so worth the long and painful wait. So worth it! I was in heaven reading this book and I really do believe it is just as wonderful as A Better Man.

Where should I start with these guys? Cam, oh poor Cam, he had been through so much and he had lost the one person who
Mirjana **DTR - Down to Read**

***3.75 Stars***

This was a great read that I really enjoyed, but I gotta admit that it felt a bit too long. I found myself bored at times with the pacing of the story.

I really liked Cam and Hunter, even if it was a little too "insta" for my liking, and wish the story was a little more balanced when it came to the romance and suspense. I was interested in unraveling the mystery of Cam's past, but I would have liked to have seen more of Hunter and Cam's time together building their connection and
I love this series and I loved this book even more than I did book 1.

When Cameron was 17 years old he was sentenced (unfairly) to 10 years of prison time. I loved Cam from the very start.

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Cameron has been through a lot and he is also hiding a lot.....

After serving his time, he is welcomed at the Halfway House, by Matt and Julian. He has some difficulties adjusting, because 10 years is a very long time.

He tries his best though and he get's a job at a diner. While at work he meets Hunter.

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Hunter is
Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder's Pet ✘
⋰⋱⋰⋱⋰⋱*A cute story*⋰⋱⋰⋱⋰⋱

This was alright. Something to read to pass the time. The story centers around Cameron ‘Cam’ Michael Pierce (27) and Assistant State Attorney Hunter Donovan (40). Cam is finally out of prison after 10 years; his walls a thick and gets panic attacks if he feels a twinkler of hope. And Hunter really makes him feel hope, makes him want things he thought he'd never have. Hunter has finally found a man who does it for me, only his man is in trouble... Overall, it's cute
I know the author was concerned about the length of this book, but all I have to say about that is, thank you! I loved losing myself in this full length novel and gladly will do so in the next one as well. While this was a very romantic story, it had full scale mystery and action as well. One aspect wasn’t used just to move the other along and so the balance made the book flow so well I never noticed the length until it was almost over; and then I didn’t want it to be. I would easily classify th ...more
WOW!! I completely fell in love with and was blown away by this story. 5 stars is not enough, and this is a pic of me at the finish

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Grinning like a loon **coughs** and loving it!!

Great to catch up with Matt, that hottie Julian [sighs] and Sam again, but as I said in the re-read review of A Better Man, the sex scenes were a little tame...BUT being Jaime's first foray into m/m romance I could understand that; however, this one more than made up for it, and it wasn't just the sex scenes although
Oct 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A very enjoyable joint review with my lovely friend and review buddy Mark

Mark: So Macky what do you reckon? This book was just so…..just so…...awesome? Sexy? Gripping? Words fail me, you need to help out here.

Macky: Oh Mark, I loved it! Like you say it had everything you need to make a really exciting but still, OH SO romantic story. I'm in love with the whole package. What about Hunter? ** sigh** I fell hard for him. *sigh*

Mark: I just fell in love with everything about it. Hunter was such
Jaime Reese
Apr 17, 2014 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: written-by-me
A few notes:
It's a romance with a little mystery/suspense mixed in.
Word count: 111,200
Characters who reappear from Book 1: Julian, Matt and Sam
So Macky and I decided to review this one together and what fun we had.

Mark: So Macky what do you reckon? This book was just so…..just so…...awesome? Sexy? Gripping? Words fail me, you need to help out here.

Macky: Oh Mark, I loved it! Like you say it had everything you need to make a really exciting but still, OH SO romantic story. I'm in love with the whole package. What about Hunter? ** sigh** I fell hard for him. *sigh*

Mark: I just fell in love with everything about it. Hunter was such a swe
Jan 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Not much to say.LOVED IT LOVED IT LOVED IT.It clicked all the boxes for me:
Romance,suspense, action, amazing plot, sex, love and Julian who was even sexier and more possessive than in book one.

I know Cole is next but please someone tell me that Aidan and Jesse will have their story.Preferably together!
2.5 stars

I had hope -- but then it crashed and burned. It started about 3.5 stars to 3 stars and now the final rating, 2.5 stars.

There is such thing as way too long for a story, and around 3/4th of this book, I stopped caring completely because it went on and on and on and on, and I got exhausted. I thought this book could definitely be trimmed, with both the mystery and romance plot being tightened. That part around 3/4th of the book ((view spoiler)
Apr 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Do you know what I love?
I love it when you find a sure thing.
You know, when you have extreme confidence in something, it never lets you down, and you can guarantee a good time.
I have found a sure thing in Jaime Reese’s boys.
Yep, they make me Happy. Every. Time.

If you enjoyed ‘A Better Man’ then you are in for a second round of gooey goodness. Cam and Hunter stand sexy shoulder to sexy shoulder with Matt and Julian, which speaks volumes for I was absolutely smitten with Matt and his ‘J’. Two e
4.5 Hunter-&-Cam-Are-Amazing Stars
A Hunted Man was a wonderful follow-up to A Better Man; in fact, I think it even surpassed its predecessor. This was a lovely slow-burn romance about a man with a haunted past and a lonely lawyer.

Cam and Hunter were just amazing MCs that you could not help by love. To say that Cam, a 27-year-old who was recently released from prison, has had a hard life that has tried to knock him down over and over again would be the understatement of the century. Cam was 1
Denise H.
Jul 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love this series !! Deeply emotional, exceptional M/M romance !!
Cam enters Matt and Julian's Halfway House and it feels like a home. He gets a job at a nearby diner, and starts to relax and enjoy life after 10 years in prison. Hunter, a Lawyer and customer, is just what Cam needs in so many ways, and vice versa.
Realistic tale of deep thoughts with wonderful characters, an interesting story, and great romantic M/M sex. The sex is explicit, and we get the emotional vibes, and true emotion. Ther
Cam and Hunter's story was a great improvement on the first book, the suspense plot that ran through really kept the story moving forward and both Cam and Hunter were perfect for each other.

Love me a good hurt comfort read and this had that in spades. What Hunter wouldn't do for Cam .... be still my beating heart. Cam's insecurities were well played too, it was believable because what that bloke endured was heartbreaking.

Really liked this one.
Feb 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
HATE that this book ENDED!!!!! I really enjoy how Ms. Reese tells a story - what an excellent Author. I don't say this about many Author's but Ms. Reese is a MUST BUY for me!!! This series is one that will produce many more stories - I predict the next will tell Aidan's story - CAN'T WAIT!!!! EXCELLENT BOOK!!!! ...more
Dec 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Reviews are getting tougher to do because many people are so good at it.
So, I just going to say this for me was superior than "A better Man".
Amazing plot, plenty action, astounding characters and steamy sex scenes.
two words: Freaking Perfect!!!!
Everything about this book is perfect.
Cameron's story was heart-wrenching. So many emotions, so much angst and pain. I loved it. Oh, and Hunter, can you please be my book boyfriend?! This was so good. Made me cry! My kind of book! The best part of the story was how Cameron finally opened up to Hunter, how he gained his self-confidence and found his self-worth. This story was something else.

The whole tangle that was Cameron's life was hard to even imagine. And to live through that and come out a decent human being albeit slightly de
4.75 stars!!!

WOOHOO! I LOVED IT! Cameron and Hunter! Oh how I would love to be his prey! Lol, it was just amazing. The plot is more mystery filled than I'd usually like, but the romance perfectly balanced it all out. I adored this book from start to finish. ❤️ thanks, Author-Chan.
Heather C
“I want to wake up with you in my arms every morning. I crave the way you look at me as if I’m a fucking superhero.  I love the way you touch me, the way your fingers dig into my skin.  I love it when you get all territorial and feel the need to mark me.”

Nearly two years ago, I read Julian and Matt’s story in A Better Man, and for nearly two years, I’ve been waiting for Cam’s story.  With that being said, I believe this can still be read as a stand-alone as there is only a brief blip mentioning
Apr 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mm-read
A Hunted Man for me was definitely every bit as good as book one. Hunter and Cameron were smokin' hot and sexy together. I loved watching Hunter break down Cameron's protective façade. Showing Cameron little by little that he wasn't going anywhere and that Cameron was not only worthy of a better life but he damned well deserved it. And then there is Cameron with his amazing ability to keep trying long after others would have given up and without even realizing that's what he was doing. It was so ...more
Apr 18, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery-crime, hot
This might have been better If I read the series in the correct order. Every single Cole' appearance (MC of book#3) was like a breath of fresh air, leaving me wanting more and more of it. ♪♪♪ Maybe I'm foolish. Maybe I'm blind...... But I'm only human after all. ♪♪♪ Lol! Okay, completely abstracting his presence, the mystery, figuring out who the bad guys were, kept me digging into it while Hunter and Cam's relationship was being built a bit too over the place for me to be fully believable. The ...more
4.5 stars

Two books in and this series is on my auto-buy list. This was a really good follow up to A Better Man. It works as a standalone, but the first book is so good I would suggest you read it.

Cam has lost 10 years of his life to a prison sentence. While he committed the act, there is something and someone behind the lengthy sentence and the brutality he suffered behind bars that is way off. Hunter is a State Attorney and a lonely man. Cam has moved into Halfway House and is working at the d
John The Cosmic Wanderer
Apr 25, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: m-m
*Sigh* I really2x wanted to like this because I love the first book,A Better Man. It started out really great. There was a bit of instalove but it was cute and Cameron was adorbs but it got a little bit too much halfway through. Too much hugging, kissing, sniffing each other, etc, it got really annoying. I skimmed large parts of the book and because of this I ended up not really caring about the mystery anymore.

I loved the supporting cast, Bill, Lucy, Hunter's dad, Cole, Matt and Julian, especi
Mar 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mm, hurt-comfort
BR with Elsbeth April 18 2016


I liked this second installment of The Men of Halfway House even more than its predecessor.

Cam has just gotten out of prison after being locked up for ten years. He made the mistake trying to protect his sister from an abusive boyfriend, who turned out to be the son of an important judge.

In the coffee shop where he works he meets Hunter, a regular there. I loved the instant attraction between these two when they meet. When their eye
* A Reader Obsessed *
3.5 Stars Rounded Up

Again. Thoroughly enjoyable.

What was missing in angst from the first book surely found its way here.

Cameron has been through hell. He can barely hang onto his fragile hope, and he fears the people trying to keep him imprisoned will succeed in putting him back. He wants to believe in Hunter, but every time he experiences a bit of happiness, he goes into full blown panic.

Hunter knows he's overworked and alone, but no one has made him want to change that. That is, until he mee
Tara♥ {MindforBooks}
You can fear her,
ignore her,
resent her,
but she will never abandon you
when you need her most."

Oh this was gooooood!!

Again with the wordy but I'm used to it now and I don't mind it.

Full of the dramaz this one. All of Miami is corrupt and they want rid of Cam for an absolutely absurd reason. Hunter just wants Cam. For a very good reason. :D

Hunter and Cam has the instaloves. Or maybe instalust!!

And lots of people get dead. But they are all total bad guys so that's okay.

It's over the top. It'
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