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Predator's Serenade

(Gemini Island Shifters #2)

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4.13  ·  Rating details ·  237 ratings  ·  53 reviews
There are three things that make bear shifter Soren Snow’s skin crawl: mothers, their children, and the great outdoors. Soren is a famed musician and playboy, and he would rather spend his days pressing the flesh with the women in his fan club than developing meaningful relationships. When his brother calls in a favor, forcing Soren to revisit the Ursa Fishing Lodge in Nor ...more
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Published August 12th 2013 by Liquid Silver Books (first published August 11th 2013)
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SN the Viking
Aug 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: PNR Erotica lovers, bear shifter lovers.
Meet Soren playboy, famous cocky big shot that screw supermodels and hate children and their mothers. This outdoors nature hater is called home by his brother to the outdoorsy Ursa Fishing Lodge in Northern Ontario to mentor a kid. To say Soren is displeased about this horrid favor would be to down play it, but he don’t have a choice since he owes his brother BIG TIME.


Gioia Clementine is a down to earth woman that has a son Gunner, he is the world to her. She is not into playboys and do not loo
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The BookChick
My Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤
EXCELLENT: The characteristics of a 5 heart story include: an awesome story; and, I love everything about the story — characters, plot, and story elements. I would definitely read it again and I would highly recommend it to a friend and rave about it often.
This book provided by the author for an honest review.

My Thoughts:
Predator's Serenade *sigh*...what can I say about this story other than I LOVED IT!!! Leo continues the Gemini Island Shifters series with Soren Snow. Soren is
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Samantha
Aug 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
We met Soren in Predators Kiss where he was a little naughty causing trouble for his brother Ryland and I found it so funny that it’s Ryland’s turn to laugh his ass off at Soren in this book.
Once again Rosanna hits us with humour, love, suspense and a whole lot more hot sexy scenes. And don’t forget about those twist and turns and I have to say I ended up teary eyed at the end as it was a beautiful ending for Gioia, Soren and Gunnar.
I’ve been waiting for Soren’s book to come out since I read Pre
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t'irla ~The Bookslayer~ t'irla's Talk Book Blog
Aug 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who love shifters and wants a wonderful light read
Recommended to t'irla ~The Bookslayer~ by: Rosanna Leo
Once again Rosanna Leo's Bear Shifters sweep me off my feet and take me on a wonderful, light hearted journey into romance, love and laughs.

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There are three things that make bear shifter Soren Snow’s skin crawl: mothers, their children, and the great outdoors. Soren is a famed musician and playboy, and he would rather spend his days pressing the flesh with the women in his fan club than developing meaningful relationships. When his brother calls in a favor, forcing Soren to revisit t
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Eva Millien
Sep 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The second book in the Gemini Shifters is a very entertaining read full of suspense, action, emotional angst, wonderful characters romance and red hot sex.

Soren returns to the shifter island as a favor to help out a young shifter with severe emotional problems, and he’s not real happy about it. He doesn’t have anything in common with moms and little people. Gioia has run out of options and hopes that Ryland’s mentoring program on the island can help her son. She’s not too happy about Ryland call
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V.L. Locey
May 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
Again, where are those half stars when we need them? This book is a delightfully sexy 4.5 stars. I`m now a diehard member of the Soren Snow fan club. I developed a strong infatuation with the playboy polar bear shifter in the first book. In his own book I fell in love with him!

Sarcastic, immature, rock star meets widowed mom with troubled son. And Boom! Ms. Leo`s crackling sharp dialog and steamy sex scenes propel this story along until you feel you can`t turn the pages fast enough. The plot ha
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Jessica
Sep 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Amazingly I think I like this book even better than the first in the series.

Soren is amazingly juvenile in his inability to deal with a mature mom and her teenage kid. That being said, he still did a solid job of bonding with the boy even through his slightly unconventional methods.

Ms. Leo always creates approachable main characters and Gioia is no exception. She is flawed, prone to upset when dealing with her child, doesn't always have the answers and doesn't have a perfect body. Basically, she
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Joni
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Predator's Serenade, the second book of Rosanna Leo's awesome bear shifters at the Ursa Fishing Lodge on Gemini Island, made me grin a lot and was a wonderfully detailed story with true heart and perfect heat. I loved sexy brother bear musician Soren coming face to face with his inner bear he'd been neglecting and then being undone at the turn of events in his life. I chuckled at his reactions and loved all the family support in this book. I adored seeing those I met in book one again. And Gioia ...more
Shari-amor
I thought I'd tolerate Soren at best in this novel because he got on my nerves in his brother's story. He was immature, irresponsible, and a manwhore. Not a good look. Meeting Gioia and Gunnar was really good for him. I think I ended up loving him more than Ryland.

I was a expecting a twist ending but like in Ryland's story, it did nothing for me. It wasnt very effective to me and tried to force the story to move along.

I cant wait to read the next story cause I need to know more about sweet Mer
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AL
Aug 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
I had tears in my eyes at the end of this book. It was beautifully written. Soren found love and family and finally has been tamed by a struggling mom and her son, Gunnar. Seeing Soren change from a playboy to a man in love was something. I enjoyed reading his story and glad Paul (Gioia's ex husband) found a girl that might turn out to be his mate. I really hope so. Great book.
Michelle ♣ Ndayeni
An absolutely wonderful story and a perfect sequel to Leo's Predator's Kiss. After reading the first book it was hard to see how the notorious playboy Soren would fall for a woman, but when it happens here it seems perfectly natural. Never once did I doubt the sincerity of his feelings for Gioia, and it's wonderful to see how he takes to her son Gunnar as well, discovering a paternal side to his character that even he never knew existed.

Gioia is like many single mothers - hard working, independe
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Michelle
Aug 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Disclaimer: I received an ARC copy of this book from the author for an honest review.

We first met Soren Snow in Predator's Kiss, the story of his older brother Ryland and his mate Lia. Soren was the sexy, talented drummer idolized the world over. He hated children and filled his life with superficial women. In Predator's Serenade, Ry asked Soren to return to the Gemini Island shifter resort, to help mentor a troubled tween boy, Gunnar. Despite his dislike of children, Soren bonded with Gunnar th
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Aixa
Jan 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review.


Predator's Serenade by Rosanna Leo, the sequel to Predator’s Kiss (Gemini Island Shifters) is where we meet Soren Snow. The hotter younger brother of Ryland Snow. While Ryland is the more conservative and more serious, Soren is the party animal. The one that rather be with his groupies, beautiful woman and live in the moment than get attached and live the boring life he think his brother lives.

Now, while I wasn’t too sure about reading a stor
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Mnix
Jul 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Gioia Clementine has arrived at a shifter’s resort/camp believing it is her last hope to stop the isolation that her son has been quickly placing himself in. With her mate and the father of her son dead, Gioia has come hoping that the resort’s owner can find a way to break through the wall her son has raised. But when she learns just how he wants to do it, Gioia is unsure she wants to bring in a playboy.

Soren Snow is an internationally renowned musician and a playboy by choice. He is also a pola
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Julie Ramsey
Sep 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: done
Gemini island, a place that shifters can vacation in the out doors, camp, shift, and do what shifters do with out the "normal" people finding out their secrets. It is also a place to bring young shifters, who are having issues at home or with being different. Ryland, the owner and proprietor of Gemini Island, runs the place with his wife. He has a case that is troubling him. A young boy and his mother have come for help. Gunner is not talking to his mother and his mom Gioio is worried. Ryland wa ...more
Sandy Wolters
Aug 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Book: Predator's Kiss
Series: Gemini Island Shifters Series - Book 1
Author: Rosanna Leo
Genre: Erotic Paranormal Romance/Fantasy Romance (Shifter)
Length: Approximately 149 Pages

*****

Book: Predator's Serenade
Series: Gemini Island Shifters Series - Book 2
Author Rosanna Leo
Genre: Erotic Paranormal Romance/Fantasy Romance (Shifter)
Length: Approximately 112 Pages

My fingers are singed from holding my Kindle while reading this smoking hot series by ROSANNA LEO. I've had both of these books on my Kindle s
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Sandy S
Sep 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.75 stars


PREDATOR’S SERENADE is the second storyline in Rosanna Leo’s Gemini Island Shifters novella series. This instalment focuses on Soren Snow (a polar shifter) and Gioia Clementine, the mother of a young brown bear shifter and the woman who would be Soren’s mate. Although this is the second in a series, it can be read as a stand-alone without too much difficulty. Some of the previous storylines premise is revealed by way of recollection and reminders.

The story focuses on bad boy polar shif
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Cafebiblioart
Aug 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
I loved it, simple as that. I am so glad that I got the chance to read this book because otherwise I wouldn’t have looked twice at it based on its cover and that would have been a shame. I tend not to judge books by their cover, but from time to time I do it, I am sure that I am not the only one.

The book is definitely one of a kind, the plot is unique and very well written, the story is complex. I never encountered so much drama, romance, action in one a single book before. The book was very eas
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Jinni James
Aug 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Could someone pass the marshmallows please?


Omg I am still trying to catch my breath from reading this story! Ms. Rosanna Leo has hit it out of the park with Soren's story. We first met Soren in the first Gemini Island Shifters book Predator's Kiss where you read about how Soren was practically heaving at his love struck brother. I couldn't help myself from falling head over heels for him right from the beginning. Sure he was a womanizer, sure he radiated sex, and sure he really had no filter fro
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Tina
Oct 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The second journey to Gemini Island series is Predator’s Serenade by Rosanna Leo. This time we get to meet Ryland’s brother Soren. Soren is the play boy rock star of the family. At first Soren comes off as shallow and self absorbed. Never met a woman he didn’t want to love. He runs from being with kids and moms like the plague. When he is called to Gemini Island by Ryland to help a troubled boy Soren is not thrilled but he does come. When he meets Gioia the boy’s mother the reaction he has both ...more
Alyson LaBarge

Oh how I love Bear Shifter stories, especially from Rosanna Leo!! Predator's Kiss, Book 1 in the Gemini Island Shifters Series, was where I fell in love with them for the first time and Rosanna did it again with Predator's Serenade. Much to my pleasant surprise, I loved the second book in the series as much or even a bit more. I say to my pleasant surprise because we met Soren - the hero in Book 2 - in Book 1 and I really did not like him. When I read that Rosanna had him as the hero for the sec
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Suzan
Jul 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Paranormal Romance fans
This book was so good and thanks to Soren I have a whole new appreciation for marshmallows! Since meeting him in his older brother Rylands book I've been looking forward to Soren's fall and I wasn't disappointed! I love his mate Gioia, she's such an awesome character and a good mum too! It was interesting what was happening to her and of course Soren's HEA didn't come easy for him and after all he said about mates and relationships in the past it kinda served him right! His past definitely came ...more
Marta Cox
Aug 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is the second in a series by this talented author and although I hadn't read the previous book Preditors Kiss I had no trouble in following this story. Easy to read and simply flows easily from page to page.
This book is about Soren a rich , spoiled drummer who is a polar bear shifter with the world at his feet (particularly women!) and Gioia the woman who just might end his wild ways. Gioia has brought her shifter son Gunner to the resort owned by Sorens brother in the hope that they can ov
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A.R. Von
Aug 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A great addition to the Gemini Island Shifter’s series and my favorite so far. Be ready for laughs, thrills, mystery and hot sex in Predator’s Serenade (oh boy!)

Gioia is currently visiting Gemini Island with hope it will help her son, Gunner. He has been acting out for some time now and she is afraid for him. Hearing from others how Ryland helps young shifters, she feels this would be the best way to help. When Ryland suggests bringing his brother Soren to the island since Gunner is a huge fan o
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Tracey
This book was just yum, playboy musician bear shifter meets his mate......

Soren the playboy musician, is talked into visiting his brother on Gemini Island, Gemini Island is a resort for shifter families, all types of shifters but Soren is a polar bear shifter. His not one to embrace his shifting side and generally hides away in his human form in the city.

Giona is away on the island trying to help her wayward shifter son Gunnar. Ryland, Sorens brother recently mated to lia is helping Giona and ha
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Tribala
Sep 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
Oooohhh bad boy Soren takes a nose dive as he discovers what is feels like to fall in love and meet his mate. I literally laughed out loud when I read his reaction!!! The poor playboy didn't handle it so well. Mousy romance writer Gioia takes Soren through a storm, more like a monsoon of reactions as she turns his world upside down. Soren is left to figure out how to come to terms with the changes in his live as he discovers what family really means.
Rosanna scores a hit with this one. Another w
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Ellen
Nov 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
I had PS in my to-read pile for awhile now and I had been putting off reading it cause after reading Predator's Kiss, I was not a fan of Soren. I wasn't sure if I was going to liked Soren or not.
I was skimming thru my ebooks to see what I wanted to read and I came across PS and I thought I am going to give this a try cause Rosanna Leo hasn't let me down on any of the other books I have read.
I could really just kick my BIG FAT BUTT for not reading it sooner. I absolutely enjoyed reading it I esp
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Zoe
Aug 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Rosanna Leo writes fun, sexy, over-the-top and out-of-this-world alpha males. Or I guess that should be, kinda of this world, kinda something special. ;) This is the second in her Gemini Island series, and I really, really liked it. Soren's transformation from playboy to committed mate is hilarious, as his inner bear takes over for the first time in his life. Gioia is an awesome heroine, fiesty and strong and awkward and cute and...I could go on forever. I loved her.

Some of my favourite moments
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8o's
Aug 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: shifter
Predator's Serenade is Rosanna Leo's second book in her Gemini Island Shifters series. Each book is a standalone story but characters from this book are introduced in the first book, Predator's Kiss. It isn't necessary to read Predator's Kiss to fully appreciate Predator's Serenade but I do recommend Predator's Kiss. Both are very good books.

Soren Snow is a womanizing rock star who as a favor to his brother, returns to Gemini Island to help a troubled tween. Gioia brings her troubled son Gunner
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Taylor
Feb 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: absolutely-love
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Rosanna Leo is a multi-published romance author. Winner of the Reader’s Choice 2015 in Paranormal Romance at The Romance Reviews, Rosanna draws on her love of mythology for her books on Greek gods, selkies and shape shifters.

From Toronto, Canada, Rosanna occupies a house in the suburbs with her long-suffering husband, their two hungry sons and a tabby cat named Sweetie. When not writing, she can
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Other books in the series

Gemini Island Shifters (8 books)
  • Predator's Kiss (Gemini Island Shifters, #1)
  • Predator's Refuge (Gemini Island Shifters, #3)
  • Predator's Claim  (Gemini Island Shifters, #4)
  • Predator's Fire (Gemini Island Shifters #5)
  • Predator's Trinity (Gemini Island Shifters #6)
  • Predator's Rescue (Gemini Island Shifters #7)
  • Predator's Salvation (Gemini Island Shifters #8)