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(The Protectors #3)

4.41  ·  Rating details ·  4,267 ratings  ·  203 reviews
Leader of the VC Warriors Cincinnati branch, Duncan Roark, has devoted his long life to the Warriors he calls brothers and the Vampire Council, protecting innocents of both the vampire and human race. Things change suddenly when it is ordered that he and his fellow Warriors train human Social Workers to protect themselves in their new world of vampires. Falling in love wit ...more
Kindle Edition, 283 pages
Published July 19th 2013 by Indie Digital Publishing
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Jan 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
“You are not alone in this anymore. You are mine, and I will always be yours.”

This book starts off three months after the end of the previous book. Duncan Roark, the leader of the VC Warriors’ Cincinnati branch has always given everything he was to his fellow warriors and their VC Council. Protecting innocent vampires and humans were his life. Until he fell in love with social worker Pam Braxton, a human, something he never thought would happen. And when she ran away three months ag

Jean Quartey
Jul 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I am a huge fan of Teresa Gabelman's books. Damon: was excellent. Jared: she out did herself. Duncan: She left me on edge waiting for book four to come out. Bad ass VC Warrior Duncan He's Perfect. Teresa will make you cry, laugh, and get angry and she'll have you ready to fight beside the warriors. But She gave us very believable charater's and you will fall in love with the VC Warriors.
I am hooked and can't wait for book four. I felt like a school girl with a crush on every VC Warrior and Warr
Emi Lia
Aug 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
If you guys haven't read the first two books, well you need to. This is such an amazing series. I couldn't wait for Duncan & Pam's story. I was battling myself the whole time I was reading it. Do I want to keep turning the pages because it is just sooooooooooooooo good, or do I want to go slower so it doesn't end. Duncan is absolutely lost without Pam, and once she returns he doesn't want to let her out of his sight, and he's dying, as well as the other Warriors, to get revenge for what's happen ...more
I had issues with Pam. She was TSTL. I hated what she went to, but I could not help but believe she did it to herself. She had options. She chose not to get help. I HATED her situation and condition. It just does not work for me in romance.

Duncan was an awesome hero. He deserved SO much better!

This one verges on the not safe territory gang. Spoilers below...
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Duncan is the third book in Teresa Gabelman’s The Protectors series. VC warrior Duncan Roark is devastated over Pam’s disappearance. Realizing he should have done more to make his feelings known to her he is desperate to find her, not only to claim the woman he loves, but to protect her from her sadistic ex who is hunting her.

By the end of the last book I had already fallen hard for the alpha warrior Duncan. He is a take control kind of vampire and hard as nails. In this book the reader gets to
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Jul 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is (obviously) # 3 in this series and by far my most favorite. Now that being said it also the one with the least amount of sex. I know, I know, you're thinking I must be high right now...I know..sometimes I even surprise myself.
Here's why I loved it:
Duncan, our hero KNOWS without doubt that Pam is his and it doesn't take much convincing on Pam's part that he is her's. She happens to have a, lets call it "health issue", for fear of spoiling it, and Duncan is right there with her the whole
Heather andrews
Jul 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Duncan he comes off as an a** but I overlook that because he's just going out of his mind looking for someone he loves, "first off, get your big-a** feet off my desk before I break your legs." He knocked them off anyway before Sid could comply. "Second of all, I'm fine. So go and tell your women thanks, but...butt out." He's a possessive sort as well, "the hell you will," Duncan growled down the back of her neck. "You are mine, and I will not let you go this time." The whole gang is in the book ...more
Aug 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is the 3rd book in the series and focuses on Duncan and Pam. First let me say that this is my favorite in the series and I can't wait for Sid's book. The story picks up a few months after Jared's story ends. We find Duncan who is the head of the VC warriors a bit off his rocker due to his worry about a missing Pam. All Duncan can focus on is finding Pam and making her his. Pam has been in hiding from everyone thinking she is protecting them from her crazy ex Kevin. Once Duncan finds Pam thi ...more
The minute Pam Braxton disappeared vampire warrior Duncan Roark withdrew into a shell of himself. The powerful leader has spent all his effort trying to find the woman who has gotten away.

Now that he has a new lead, he finds Pam and every idea Duncan had of sweeping her off her feet is out the window. Pam is broken, has been abused, and not sure that staying with Duncan is fair to him.

Duncan doesn't care, he just wants Pam by his side and will take whatever she can offer. She is his one, to lov
Eva Millien
Jan 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Falling in love wasn’t something that VC Warrior Duncan Roark ever thought would happen to him and now in a race against time he must find and protect her before the past finds her first in this emotionally gripping paranormal romance. This series just keeps getting better and better and I have to say that I like the way the VC Warriors handle their business, so I can’t wait to read Sid’s story and find out who will have to put up with him…if Sloan doesn’t kill him first.

“Copyright Night Owl Rev
Oct 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really like these series!

I like the Warriors and their ways and I am having fun following the plot.
Who would have thought that Duncan can be such a sweetheart? Not me.
I love the way everything played for him and Pam but mostly I love the fact that I get to follow all the characters and the story.
Jan 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love the witty, charming, and gripping characters, as well as, storyline. I love how once you meet one character you never truly lose sight when the focus is put on another. There are some minor typos, but the story flows. My husband is always asking me what I am laughing at, and he knows the answer when I have my nose stuck in a book.
Twinsie Talk Angie J
Dec 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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I received this book from the author for an honest review.


Ok so do you get the feeling I that...I LOVED this series? Well Good cuz I did. This book was an awesome addition to the series. It is Duncan's story but it is also setting up for Sid's book AND Slade's (excuse me while I w
Nucking Futs the Fire Fairy Book-a-holic
Duncan is the 3rd book in Teresa Gabelman's The Protectors Series.

Duncan has been portrayed as the most serious and most responsible among the VC Warriors in the previous books. That's because he's the leader of the VC Cincinnati Branch. He's also the strongest and the other warriors look up to him with respect.
Pam was originally portrayed as Nicole's bubbly, cheerful, and funny sidekick/best friend. But on the 2nd book her personality changed dramatically because of some traumatic horrors inv
Two Nerds With Words
Jul 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Reviewer: Bex
Rating: 5 out of 5 Fairies

From the onset of Teresa Gabelman's third installment in her Protectors series, it was clear that there would be little room for air or respite. We are immediately thrown into drama and action, swiftly followed with a romance so sweet, yet smoldering hot, that it was impossible not to immediately love 'Duncan' and the characters.

'Duncan' hits a new level of depth in the series. The protagonist, Pam, carries with her such a history, one that is painful and m
Carrie (Book Fairy) Fort
Apr 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: protectors
Favorite Line(s) “A book hit Jared in the chest. “Break them up, Jared.” Nicole shouted. “What the hell is wrong with you? They’re going to kill each other.”

“Not a word about this, Daniel,” she cooed down at him. “We don’t want to hurt your daddy’s pride. He is a Warrior you know.” Daniel made a little squeal in agreement.”

“This is justice, the way the Warriors used to exert justice to rapists and anyone who hurt women”

Oh my this book was A M A Z I N G!!
It was so emotional, heartw
Apr 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I finished Duncan yesterday - the third book in The Protector Series by Teresa Gabelman. To say this was the best book in the series is an understatement. Teresa wrote this book from her heart and it definitely shows - it will have you feeling all the pain that Duncan is going thru since Pam disappeared 3 months ago - it will have you crying tears of happiness when he finally finds the love of his life - it will have you crying and going through all the pain and horror that Pam went through unde ...more
Avey Shannon
Aug 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Rate - more than 5 stars if possible --- Duncan by Teresa Gabelman is the third book in her The Protectors series. I am so hooked; having read all three books in this series, I LOVE THEM ALL, there is no favorite, I have become so engrossed with these vampire warriors, the half-breeds, their loves, their heartbreaks, their happiness, their pain, their anger, last but not least, the absolute humorous and laugh out loud banner between them. The bad guys well let just say, wish there was a way the ...more
Apr 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I read Damon, the first book in this paranormal romance series when I received my Kindle in 2011 and have been consumed with the series since then. Jared came a long next and stole my breath. I had been waiting anxiously for Duncan’s book and it was worth the wait! This book has everything. It is nerve wracking, passionate, exciting, fun and sad at times. I am confident you will enjoy this book and if you have not read it yet, the entire series. Reader warning: Be prepared to laugh, cry, and fal ...more
Jacquie Talento
Apr 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy from the author for an honest review.
I adored Pam and Duncan’s story and for those of you looking for the new character, Slade is HAWT!!!! The love and connection those two have is undeniable and Duncan will go thru whatever measures he has to, to save the one he loves. But will Pam be able to return to the life she once knew and how forgiving will everyone be? What secrets that Kenny has held close will be revealed? This story has kept me on the edge of my seat, laughing and c
Joy Whiteside
Jul 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
An awesome read.

This was a very enjoyable book that I could not stop reading once I started. As soon as I started reading it, I was hooked, no putting it down.

The story moved along at a very good pace, has a very interesting world and characters that you fall in love with. I cannot wait to read more about these characters and the world from which they live.

Teresa Gabelman is a very talented author who has created an interesting world that captivates the reader and keeps them entrenched in the st
PNR  lover
Sep 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This series gets better with each new book.

Warrior vampires protecting both races. If you love PNR with a great story, romance and sexy alpha males kicking arse then this is the book for you. I love her style of writing.

Duncan finally finding the woman he has loved and searched for since she disappeared. This story is deep with emotion, but also has great humour in there too.

This author is going into my all time favourites.
Jul 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
Damn these boys are all alpha HOTNESS!!!!
These books keep getting better & better!!

Duncan & Pam's story is a heartbreaking but powerful story.

Love the dynamics between ALL the characters & its great that everyones story keeps continuing thruout the books and not just in the background persae.

Awesome read - CANNOT WAIT for Sid's story - that is going to be a hoot to read!!!
Greta Branas
Dec 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
There is so much love and sadness in this book. Duncan and Pam story is awesome. I also saw myself laughing at these warriors antics. If you have not read this series get on it. You will fall in love with this warriors! Love it!!
Aug 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is a really good series and I am anxiously waiting for the next book "SID" to come out.
Karen Elaine
Jan 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sydney M Neblett
Sep 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Taking back her power

Oh wow! This is one of those books that just gets you right in the feelings. Be mindful as there are some triggers, but the author did such a fantastic job of showing Pam getting her power and confidence back that they are more of an afterthought. This is one of my favorite books in the series, I’m looking forward to seeing what the author has in store for the rest of the warriors.
Oct 03, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal
4 Stars
This was another un-put-down-able edition to this series.

This picks up 3 months after the last book when Pam ran off, and focuses on what happens upon her return between her and Duncan. You really see a change and a development of Pam's character here. When we first met her in book 1 she was really bright and fun loving, but a lot has happened since then to change her, literally. This was really well written, and you can really sympathize and feel for Pam with the trauma that she was subjected
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Jun 20, 2018 rated it it was ok
2-2.5 stars and I am only basing is out of the 83% that I read.

The book started off great I was totally into it. Duncan was being a super protective lovable man and Pam was a wounded but was a strong heroine, then Tessa came. I loved Tessa in the last book. I loved her spunkiness but she became a whining b**** in this book. In the last book she was insecure about Jerad and that already annoyed from reading it so much in their own book, but she said she got over it. Well apparently being mated wa
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Teresa Gabelman is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the 'Protectors Series'. When not writing about sexy alpha vampires and the women who drive them crazy she can be found on a lake with a fishing pole/Kindle, at a MMA event or spending a fun evening with family.

Being a full-time writer has allowed Teresa to connect more with readers which is what she loves most about writin

Other books in the series

The Protectors (1 - 10 of 15 books)
  • Damon (The Protectors, #1)
  • Jared (The Protectors, #2)
  • Sid (The Protectors, #4)
  • Adam (The Protectors, #5)
  • Slade (The Protectors #6)
  • A Warrior Wedding (The Protectors, #7)
  • Jax (The Protectors #8)
  • Sloan (The Protectors, #9)
  • Blaze (The Protectors, #10)
  • Invisible Warrior (The Protectors,  #11)

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