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The Kategan Alphas Vol. 1 (The Kategan Alphas)

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The Kategan Alphas Vol. 1 by T. A. Grey

BREEDING CYCLE

Each year lykaen princess Sarina Brunes goes through her breeding cycle?a powerful force that makes the desire to mate nearly inescapable. When Sarina is sent away by her father to endure the breeding cycle alone, she never expects a sexy Alpha to come to her doorstep. When Alpha Vane Kategan stumbles upon Sarina in he
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Paperback, 362 pages
Published August 26th 2012 by T.A. Grey (first published August 2012)
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Mariana
Jun 29, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This is actually a compilation of three novellas. Two of three heroes were jerks. All three relationships were based on attraction and sex alone. There is nothing else between them. Nothing at all. Still the graphic sex scenes kept me interested enough to finish the three books over 3 months.
J.L. Guzior
Apr 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
All I have to say is... sexy, sexy, sexy. Hot damn! Book two was my favorite for sure. I enjoyed the banter between the two characters and I laughed out loud often while reading that book.
Sonja Schultz
Very short stories

The 1st book immediately jumped into sex, the main characters are Vane and Sarina. who can't seem to keep enough of one another. Sarina bothered me because she came off to me like a whore; but I get it her breeding cycle was crazy.. she did things in the book that threw me off. Sarina is 22 and comes off as if she's 17 she's squeals to much and is selfcontious about herslef, to me that doesn't really rely Alpha matetial. The author could have made a better character for Sarina,
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Sonia Goforth
Is it possible to have too much sex in a story?

This trio was an interesting read for me. I found myself actually wondering if there was a possibility to have too much sex in a story. All 3 of these books had more sex than plot and I found myself being disappointed with them. It was overkill and really killed the story line. I would have liked to have seen more plot and less banging for the sake of banging. These guys do it more than rabbits. The sex scenes are done well, it's just distracting fr
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Jayne
Jul 20, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Found books 1-3 free.

Don't let the 'freeness' lure you...like me.
These books were nothing but sexfests. The second almost identical to the first with name changes. The editing is none existent, the storyline poor and the characters weak and childlike. In all honesty I'd had enough half way through the first, tortured myself to read the second ( admittedly skimming through most of it), and completely refused to read the third.
If you want pages upon pages of what felt like meaningless sex, with no
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Barbara Stewart
Jul 08, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book was pretty good well all 3 were lol. Now wanted to read the others and of course they cost more since got this with my prime, so holding off on the others. In this 2 brothers & 1 sister find their mates and of course lots of adventure to go with it. I know of one more brother but not sure who the others r in the next books. But these were pretty good mostly sex but the story would have been good if more of it little less sex?
Kay Smith
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I just love this series, because the HOT AND BOTHERED action is EXPLAINED, and makes sense to the arch of the story. Let's get this real clear; some authors think that romance novels are just hanky-panky with a time-period throw in, but there's a lot more to it. This book series is interesting to me because it makes a weird reason for everyone to want to jump each others bones. Also--there is no culture of promiscuity (really) to jump down everyone's throats over in this series. Which, I actuall ...more
Renee Rearden
Aug 13, 2017 rated it liked it
This series of novellas was okay for erotica. Not so much for romance and plot. More of an emotional connection between characters and a stronger plot would have benefitted the stories as a whole and helped garner interest for the rest of the series. Based on these three stories, I won't read more of the series.
Jennifer
Jun 04, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017-challenge
Not a whole lot of substance here. The series starts off with the heroine dreaming about sex. This is because she is in her breeding cycle / which I guess means that you don't have to be discriminate about your partner because it's all about the mating.
The stories are mainly an avenue to write sex scenes. The writing tends to repeat, there really isn't much of an plot.
Rene' Hurt
Jul 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Story stories

This three book set is short stories and very quick reads. Very enjoyable enough to get the next set to read.
Jamie
May 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hot

These books were so hot, I couldn't put them down! The characters in these books were complicated people! It is great that people with baggage can find true love!
Victoria Newman
Jun 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It is a great book to read
Paige
Jun 02, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dnf
DNF I got two pages in and was like "nope pure porn" I just don't have the time/patience in my life right now for this style of read.
Alfretta Grieb
Xrated sex sex sex

These books talk about nothing but sex between characters with barely a story line. Not recommended for under 18 yrs
Lorraine Lesar
Aug 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is an amazing book, consisting of three
stories. Be warned that T A Grey writes hot erotic stories, so this trilogy is not for the easily offended. The first book "Breeding Cycle" is Sarina and Vale's story, and what a way to start off this series! It is smouldering hot and Vane's scene outside Sarina's window will remain with me for years to come (lol)! This impact shows the true writing talent of the author. The second book "Dark Awakening" is Alison and Rome's book. The author takes us o
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Karen Roma
May 31, 2014 rated it really liked it
BREEDING CYCLE

This story tells of the brutality a young woman’s father perpetrates towards his own daughter, merely for political gain and stature.

But as all real romantics will agree, love must conquer all, and her one true love will stop at nothing to rescue her from her prison and hold her in his arms; forever.

DARK AWAKENING

Dangerous predators come in all guises, as Alison is only too aware; as having a handsome face does not deter from the cruelty some men are capable of inflicting.

But wh
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Debra Johnson
Sep 15, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 3-other-authors
It was a decent read. The characters are interesting and you do find yourself caring about what happens to them, but there is a lot of room for improvement. #1. The story tends to jump instead of flow.
#2. There are times when more detail is needed & others where there is to much detail about nothing.
That being said, I still want to read the next book in this series. Book 3 was better than book 2, which was better than book 1. So, most likely book 4 should be better than book 3.
I am actually
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Robin
Aug 16, 2015 rated it it was ok
I really enjoyed the fist book but the 2nd and 3rd were just bleh to me. I couldn't really get invested in the characters enough to really connect with them. I found myself skipping pages and pages of gratuitous sex scenes that really didnt' add anything to the story. I've decided that I won't continue with this series given the fact that I only finished the books in the last week and couldn't even remember what they were about. bleh!
Sarah G
Jul 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
These books are erotic and really not for the easily offended. They were really good in a lemony sort of way. If you want a book that you can read and enjoy for what it was meant to be this series is good. There is a good story line and the pace is fairly quick. There was angst and drama but it was quickly tied up and dealt with. Plus there is a great supernatural aspect that is fun and makes plenty of excuses for sex after just meeting a person ;).
UberApril
Apr 28, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned-books
Breeding Cycle
This was free. However I was interested in the secondary characters that after reading book one I purchased the rest of the series.

Dark Awakening
I liked both MCs a lot. 3 stars

Wicked Surrender
I didn't see the transformation coming but it made sense since the Ariss storyline needed to be resolved. I wonder if we'll see any hybrids (vampires/lykaens). 3 stars
Shirley Bennett
I very much enjoyed these three books - The stories flowed smoothly from one to the next and would have stood alone easily! I enjoyed the characters -they were well thought out and meshed nicly!! I can see the opportunity for more in this series and will be on the hunt!!
Gee
Wicked Surrender was the best one in this 3-book trilogy.
Marianne
Rounded up from 1.5 stars. Some plotting and editing issues and I think some characters and their backgrounds needed further development. Might have worked better, for me, with shorter stories (less plot/action) or longer stories with less erotica. I found the balance awkward.
Sheri
Aug 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it! Great action, steamy love stories, wounded heroines and sexy alpha males. It had it all.
Melou53
Nov 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Delicious.
Tanisha
Sep 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Read each book separately, but one tight after the other...
Mercedes
Jul 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great read. But I am never disappointed when I read t a greys books. Can't wait to read about Hanna.
Lisa
Jun 12, 2016 rated it it was ok
Not bad but not great. Then again this type of "romance" novel isn't really my thing.
Juliana Botha
Jul 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorite-books
Great series.. H.O.T Alpha Males.. Great storylines..
Andrea
Feb 28, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved this series

Loved this series. Enjoyed reading all of the books and can not wait to read the other books. Suspenseful and thrilling.
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Other Books in the Series

The Kategan Alphas (7 books)
  • Breeding Cycle (The Kategan Alphas, #1)
  • Dark Awakening (The Kategan Alphas, #2)
  • Wicked Surrender (The Kategan Alphas, #3)
  • Eternal Temptation (The Kategan Alphas, #4)
  • Dark Seduction (The Kategan Alphas, #5)
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