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Shifty Business

(Bend-Bite-Shift Trilogy #3)

4.02  ·  Rating details ·  102 ratings  ·  22 reviews
Gerry Hinton thought she had the perfect career as an operative for the Company. Her next assignment should have been another "mission accomplished", but hell was delivering hand baskets that day.

When a little girl gives a mysterious silver box to Gerry, her world self-destructs. Suddenly under constant mental attacks, the only person who can save her is her partner, Nicky
Kindle Edition, 173 pages
Published December 9th 2012 by Olivia Hardin
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Jen Rattie
Jan 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I love this series. This book is fantastic, a great story that ties up the stories of Devan, Kent, Jill, Doc, Gerry & Nicky. I am looking forward to the next book....can't wait to see what Olivia does with the characters. By the way...the ending was fantastic.
My overall rating for this book is a four. I thought it had great potential, and it was intriguing and interesting, but not enough to classify it as one of my favorite books ever. However, I don’t often give out higher ratings, so you definitely shouldn’t feel put off that this is a four instead of a five. It’s actually quite a good book, with a consistent, fast plot and memorable characters with distinct personalities. Maybe I would’ve liked it even more if I’d read the two previous installment ...more
Jan 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone!! lol
Shifty Business is the third book in the Bend-Bite-Shift Trilogy. Witch Way Bends begins the story with Devan Stowe who is learning who and what she is, read my review here. Bitten Shame(book 2) begins where book 1 left off and gives us insight into Jill Prescott's (Devan's best friend- turned vampire) background and how she became a vampire. Read my review here.

Shifty Business takes us on a journey (back in book 1 timeline but a side jaunt) to learn more about Gerry and Nicky. Gerry is a shape
Emily Alburns
Feb 20, 2013 rated it liked it
Shifty Business is the third and final book in Olivia Hardin's Bend-Bite-Shift trilogy. The book begins at the auction of the children from the first book and follows Gerry and Nicky's storyline. I like how the second and third book follows the character's story from the point they branched off from the first book. While at the auction, working undercover, Gerry is handed a silver box by a little girl. Then she notices a familiar smell, one that reminds her of her sister, Dysis. Gerry and her si ...more
Phaedra Seabolt
Jan 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I have read this entire trilogy and honestly had forgotten some of the details when I opened up this book. I am happy to say that even if you read Bitten Shame immediately after it was released, you will have no trouble diving into Shifty Business. I could not put this book down and my poor son was very mad at me for it. It took me 3 hours to read it. I just wanted to know that badly how it was going to end. Speaking of which, if you went to the release day party, you know that even though this ...more
Jan 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Reading this book was very bitter sweet for me. I love this series and did not want it to end, so I read it very, very slowly. I never do this, but I wanted it to last. I should have gone to the very end first because Olivia mentions that while this story arc is complete, she will be writing novels in the future from this amazingly awesome world she has created. PHEW!!!!

What I love about this series and what I think really sets it apart from most series in this genre is that while there is a mai
Apr 21, 2013 rated it liked it
This book is the third and final installment in the trilogy. I was elated that Book 1 and 2 were so good so I knew without a doubt this one would be too. I was not wrong.

This book is about Gerry and Nicky's storyline. Gerry has always enjoyed being a mercenary for the Company and the next mission should have been a piece of cake. But, cake wasn't in her fortune. She is handed a box and he whole world begins to come crashing down. Someone is mentally attacking her and the only person who can sav
Rae Ryans
Dec 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Bend. Bite. Shift
Three stories that meld into a wonderful trilogy that entertains us. The enchanting mind of Olivia Hardin takes us on the final adventure into Shifty Business.
Shifty Business follows the dhampir Nicky (half human & half vampire) on his struggle to save his wife, Gerry. They have kept both their marriage and love a secret from everyone they care about. But this is not the only secret Gerry keeps.
Working for the Company is a job that Gerry loves. Even after they cut ties duri
Annette M Guerriero Nishimoto
Today's review is on Shifty Business by Olivia Hardin

I'm always a little sad when a series that I have been reading ends. I get so caught up with the characters that I feel as though I'm loosing a close friend. And I have most certainly fallen in love with these mythical characters. First Devan and Kent, Jill and Doc, and of course Gerry and Nicky. Each of them adding substance to the Bend-Bite-Shift's main plot. To save the children and stop the Org.

While book one focused on Devan, Kent, and a
Jessica Bronder
Aug 12, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
So we have seen Devan and Kent then Jill and Doc. It is now time to learn about Nicky and Gerry. They have a big secret from everyone and even ones from themselves. But then a rescue goes wrong and Gerry ends up in a coma from fighter in twin sister. Nicky has to try to find a safe place for them and to hide the box. But when he can’t wake Gerry he has to ask a voodoo woman for help. But then the secrets start coming out and the secret marriage is starting to be strained. Will Gerry figure out h ...more
Shifty Business is the third book in the Bend Bite Trilogy. Olivia Hardin really is quite the creative story teller. If you enjoy the world of paranormal I think you will find all three books to be quite entertaining.

Shifty Business follows the dhampir Nicky (half vampire half human) on his journey with his wife Gerry. First Gerry ends up in a coma and he has no idea how to rescue her. Then a voodoo woman leads him to some answers on how to save his wife and some truths about her that sends hi
Jan 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved finally reading Gerry and Nicky's story! They were always two characters that really intrigued me throughout the Bend-Bite-Shift Trilogy and I am so glad that I finally had the chance to find out more about them!

I also like how the story came full circle at the end and solved the overal theme of the trilogy about how they were working on figuring out the mystery with the children. As I came to the final page, I had a huge smile on my face. ;)

Olivia Hardin includes a little tidbit at the
Jan 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This third book begins where in book two (Bitten Shame) Nicky left the group to find Gerry. He finds her and together they need to find a safe place to hide since the lost all contact with the company. When Gerry goes into a coma Nicky is desperate trying to find solutions to get her out. after a few days a old voodoo witch speaks to him and tells him to let her in the apartment to help Gerry. She tells Nicky secrets about Gerry he did not know and how to safe her. When Gerry wakes Nicky wants s ...more
Feb 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-read-2013
I received a free copy of this novel in exchange for my honest review. This is Book 3 of the Bend – Bite – Shift Trilogy. It starts off with Gerry Hinton receives a silver box from a little girl named Tylie. She has to have it hidden as someone is attacking her mind to find it. Her assignment is to save these special kids. Can she save the kids and keep them safe? What is this silver box? Olivia Hardin does it once again with an action packed page turner, with twists and turns you don’t see comi ...more
Jun 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ebook, review
Gerry has locked herself away in a coma to protect not only herself, her lover but the ones the org is after. In Shifty Business we learn so much about Gerry, in the first two books we kind of feel like Gerry might be a little shady however, we soon find out there is so much more to Gerry than she lets on.

Nicky is forced to move back to his roots while trying to protect Gerry and running not only for the org but the company as well. He needs to get in contact with his crew but is fearing the wo
Jan 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wow what can I say, Olivia Hardin does not disappoint. This is the third book in the series and it’s just getting better. I could not put it down.
In this book it focuses it on Gerry and Nicky. Gerry is a shape shifting witch and Nicky is a dhampir, which is half human half vampire. These two characters have been featured in the previous books.
Their marriage was kept a secret from everyone, but now it seems Gerry has been keeping another secret too.
This was again fantasticly written, I love Olivi
Jan 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: finished
Olivia pens "Shifty Business" in a fantastic plot that very well written. The third book in the 'Bend-Bite-Shift Trilogy concludes the story perfectly. I was happy to see that the characters will be advancing, now I just need to find the patience to find out how and when. Highly recommended for all paranormal romance lovers.

This review is based on a complimentary copy from the author which was provided for an honest review.
Sue Brooks
Jan 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wow, Olivia Hardin does not disappoint.
This is the third book in the series and it's just getting better. I could not put it down.
This book focuses on Gerry and Nicky. They have been featured in the previous books.
Their marriage was kept a secret from everyone, but now it seems Gerry has been keeping another secret too.
This was again fantastically written.
Looking forward to reading more from this author!!!
Lilly Cannon
Jan 31, 2013 rated it really liked it
A lovely ending to the trilogy, it certainly shocked me about Nicky and Gerry, i felt so confused at first wondering when on earth "That" happened. I would really like to see Rooney gets his happily ever after and find out what happened with Belle.
Dec 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is the third book in the trilogy and if you liked the first two, you will like this one aS well.. This book goes over Gerry's side of thins and continues the story. I can only hope that the author will write more about these characters!
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Other books in the series

Bend-Bite-Shift Trilogy (3 books)
  • Witch Way Bends (Bend-Bite-Shift Trilogy, #1)
  • Bitten Shame (Bend-Bite-Shift Trilogy, #2)