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Hunter's Moon

(Moon #2)

4.08  ·  Rating details ·  621 ratings  ·  112 reviews
Sasha’s future was stolen from her the moment she was bitten. Now she's on the run from the Nero Organization that transformed her from a human detective into a shape shifting jaguar assassin.

When a rogue bounty hunter threatens her younger sister, she'll be forced to fight, and with nowhere else to turn, Sasha will need to trust the one man who has every reason to want he
Kindle Edition, 340 pages
Published October 21st 2013 by Entangled: Edge
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Nov 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars.

Spoiler-free full review of the series HERE!


Marta Cox
Oct 01, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the second book in Lisa Kesslers "Moon " series and is easily a standalone novel but I do feel that it would be better if readers where to read "Moonlight " first . Ms Kessler has written about a world with shifters in it and her take on werewolves and jaguar shifters is not to be missed.
The two central characters here are Aren a werewolf and Sasha a jaguar shifter. They previously met when Sasha was acting as an assassin for Nero , a secret organisation that's trying to build its own ar
Jul 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hunter's Moon

Meet Sasha who was bitten by a Jaguar shifter and turned against her will. She is an ex-cop and an excellent markswoman. When we last saw her she had shot Aren in the ankle,and told Nero where to find Lana and kidnap her.

Meet Aren a born werewolf shifter who after being shot by Sasha dragged her to safety during the foiled kidnap attempt of Lana. Aren has been shadowing Sasha and killing people sent by Nero to take her back. The reason? She is his mate.

For more humor, romance and m
Carmel (Rabid Reads)
Sep 30, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: werewolves
Reviewed by: Rabid Reads

I enjoyed Hunter’s Moon quite a bit more than book 1; it helped that I already had a feel for Kessler’s wolves and the history between the main couple definitely helped make this installment’s insta-love romance more believable. The Nero plot line continues to add intrigue and an element of danger to this series’ story arc which means that there’s plenty of action on both sides of the bedroom door. All-in-all, another solid werewolf book from Lisa Kessler!

This novel picks
Denise Van plew
Oct 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Received the arc for a honest review. Pardon the pun on this but this was a howling excellent hot read. Howling is used because it brought to mind the call in the wild that the wolves do to communicate with each other. And no matter in a pack the Alpha knows when something isn't right and that is exactly what Adam knows with Aren. In this one of the series follow Aren and Sasha's ups and downs,out of control situations and hair raising danger they encounter. This is one hot intense wolf male tha ...more
Jul 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My new favorite couple!

With the blurb doing such a great job of laying out the basics of HUNTER'S MOON let me skip resummarizing it and jump into why I loved it.

Kessler has quickly become an "auto-buy" author for me. Not only does she have an exceptional talent for taking paranormal romance staples and giving them great new elements that rock, she has an amazing gift for voice. I don't care for first-person alternating perspectives much, and especially not in romances, but she managed to really
Sep 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hunter’s Moon Review
This is the 2nd book in Lisa Kessler’s Moon series.
I received this as an ARC copy for an honest review. I am a Lisa Kessler fan. Her books grab me & keep me coming back for more. Love the Moon series. I did a happy dance when I was asked to review this book.
Sasha is a turned Jaguar who led Nero to Aren’s Sister-in-Law Lana. Aren is a Wolf. In the last book She had shot Aren in the ankle & he carried her away from the fight. In which Aren’s Alpha father was killed, an
Oct 21, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received a copy of this book for an honest review.

Sasha used to be a detective until she got with the wrong guy and became a jaguar shifter. She made some bad decisions trying to become get a drug to become human again. Now she is on the run and trying to save her sister. Seems like the only guy that can help her is the one that she shot, Aren.

Aren is a wolf shifter and he is trying to protect Sasha because she is his mate. Only thing is, is she tried to get his brothers mate and she is the ca
Jul 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
LOVE!! I really don't know how else to describe how I feel about this book! I started this book knowing it was going to be amazing, and not once was I let down. I am typically a sucker for the hero from the very first book in a series, but I gotta say, I think Aren might have topped Adam with this one. Sasha and Aren are great as a team and when Sasha finally lets her guard down, they become an amazing couple. This book has action, romance, and maybe even a few explosives, so what more could one ...more
Oct 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
when I started reading this book I didn't know it was the 2nd book in the series, but I was able to follow the story well without having read the first. This book kept me on the edge of my seat wanting to know what would happen next. I loved that it never had a boring part. so ready for the next book! ! but for now I'm off to read the first one :)
Oct 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it!
Jul 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This book is better than Lisa Kessler’s the first book Moonlight. Sasha is a jaguar shifter who was bitten against her will. She is a cop on leave with trust issues that she battles with throughout the storyline. . I love strong female characters that can take care of themselves. Ms. Kessler did her research on this cop character; the only thing missing was a black sense of humour as law enforcement types always have that characteristicAren is a werewolf, who against his will battles his attract ...more
Jul 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
I'm in love!

I loved reading Aren and Sasha's story. This author is quickly becoming one of my new favorites. This story has on the edge of your set action, suspense, and hot sexy time.
Oct 27, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Originally published at Reading Reality

Hunter’s Moon is a more than worthy successor to the first book in Kessler’s Moon series, Moonlight. In fact, any author who is thinking about using the fated-mate trope should check out this series for an example of using that otherwise tired trope in a way that is definitely NOT a short cut to romance and is still filled with both loads of romantic and suspenseful tension.

The story of Hunter’s Moon picks up a few months after Moonlight, and is a bit depen
Ready for a romp on the wild side? Then you just need to explore Lisa Kesslers Moon Series.. When one wolf shifter discovers his mate is a Jaguar it's rather unique, when his twin discovers the same thing it's getting a bit weird here. I mean cats and dogs?? But seriously, it's not bad enough that their mates are cats but Aren's mate, Sasha, is the assassin who was sent to capture Adam's mate. Leading to a domino effect.. the death of their Alpha (and father) as well as another pack mate. if it' ...more
Oct 08, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

This follow-up in the Moon series was just as addicting and sexy as the first! I was so happy to see these incredible characters back for more, and Sasha and Aren’s story was full of the dangerous thrills, steamy tension, and painful heartache that we all love!

Sasha knew she was in a bad way; the Nero Organization was hell-bent on ending her life, but she was doing everything in her power to keep herself and her little sister safe. She had her work cut out for her, because after the hell she put
Kristin (These Pretty Words)
Originally posted on These Pretty Words.

I love shifter books. Werewolves, dragons, jaguars, bears – if there is a bit of animal in that human, I want to read about it. It’s a sickness…my friends make fun of me…but when there are books out there like Hunter’s Moon, it’s easy to explain why this sub-genre pulls me in.

This book centers around the lives and romance of Aren and Sasha. He’s a werewolf but his pack doesn’t hide out in the woods and kill innocents. They’re businessmen, doctors, musician
Diaries of 2 Thick Chicks
WOW just when you think Lisa Kessler can't pull off the impossible, she sneaks in, sends you through a whirlwind of emotions, and makes you fall in love with an irredeemable character! We last saw Sasha at the end of Moonlight right after she reeked havoc, by attempting to turn Lana over to Nero, resulting in Malcolm's death. Malcolm was the pack alpha, as well as Adam and Aren's dad,and he died taking a bullet meant for Lana. During the final battle, a wolf is seen dragging Sasha's limp body of ...more
Emsy Van Wyck
Oct 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed-at-fff
[I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.] An Alpha werewolf hero and kick-ass jaguar heroine burn up the pages in Lisa Kessler's Hunter's Moon. I have to admit to have been jonesing for the next installment of Lisa Kessler's Moon series, ever since i finished Moonlight (The Moon Series) (Entangled Edge), the first book in the series that introduced us to a wolf pack in Reno whose natural enemies were jaguar shifters, many from the big bad Nero Organization ...more
Oct 01, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
ARC provided for an honest review
4 Stars!

Hunter’s Moon is a very good shifter story. I love how the wolf pack works and there are some very unique twists to the shifters. Like wolfs always come in twins and only the male ones have the shifter gene so women have to be bitten in order to become a wolf shifter and belong to the pack. I liked that it is somehow different from the other paranormal worlds out there. But if you read the first book (Moonlight) you know that this is not so true for the j
Sep 30, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Actual rating: 4.5 stars

In Hunter's Moon (Moon #2) by Lisa Kessler, Wolf Aren has every reason to hate Sasha. The jaguar shifter tried to kill both him and his twin brother, Adam, to get to Adam's mate, Lana. The problem is that Sasha is Aren's one and only mate. He curses fate for bringing him someone he can't trust and wonders if he's doomed to live alone craving a woman who doesn't want him.

'Without a drop of make-up on, weapons at the ready at all times, she was hands down the sexiest woman
Oct 28, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
On the run from the Nero Organization, Sasha isn't sure as to where she'll go. Nor does she know as to how she'll live her life now. There was a time when she believed she had a purpose, that she was doing some good her life. That all changed from the moment she was bitten, and transformed into a jaguar assassin. In a sense, she should count her lucky stars that she's still alive, and able to try to make something of herself. Yet she can't quite come to terms with the fact that her life has trul ...more
Karla(Book Addict)
WOW just WOW!!!

I loved, loved this book so much, Sasha and Aren are a match made in heaven... well not exactly n heaven but dayum they are perfect for each other.

Sasha is a former cop that suffered from a series case of "My boyfriend screw me over" and now she is on the run trying to keep herself alive, her sister safe and her hormones controlled. not an easy thing to do when candy man wolf shifter Aren is after her and not precisely for battle; let's go to the mattresses has a new meaning and
Sasha is on the run and wants to make sure her sister stays safe. She was bitten and turned into a Jaguar by the Nero Organization against her will. She wanted out and now has to turn to the ones she has done bad things to. With a bounty hunter after her sister and her she ask for help from Aren member of a werewolf pack. Aren will do almost anything to help Sasha as he knows she is his mate. Knowing his pack would never approve he hides the fact. He works to help Sasha from the danger after her ...more
Kelly Smith Reviews
Hunter's Moon is the second book in author Lisa Kessler's Moon Series, about a Pack of werewolves living in Reno, trying to avoid an organization called Nero, who want to experinent on them and other shifters, jaguars.

In Moonlight, we learned about Adam Sloan and his finding his mate, Lana, a jaguar. In Hunter's Moon, we read from his twin brother, Aren's, point of view, and his mate: Sasha, a jaguar assassin who had tried to kill him and capture Lana so Nero could experiment on her.

Now Sasha is
Stephanie Ziegler
She tried to kill him twice. Yet, "[i]nstead of protecting [his] Pack...[Aren Sloan] found [him]self sneaking around, unable to stop tracking her, protecting [their] enemy. Sasha [Kincade]." She was a shape-shifting jaguar and was part of the Neo Organization. The Neo Organization "bred jaguar shape-shifters and trained them as silent assassins for the highest bidder." Sasha left the organization whey they failed to give her a promised antidote, to her shape-shifting, that never existed. Now the ...more
Nanette Bradford
Oct 08, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was given this book to read for my honest review and i loved it.. I hadn't read the first book yet, i know i'm sorry, don't hate me, but i was able to catch right up to everything that was going on.. Reading the first would of totally helped me understand the characters more but it didn't hinder my understanding of this book at all.

What i know for sure is WooWee, is Aren one hot Wolf.. Not only is he Loving but he's loyal also.. Aren is the twin that was more into structure. He took on His fa
Jeannie Zelos
Oct 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hunters Moon. Lisa Kessler.

I loved Lisa's first book Moonlight, so was really pleased to get the next. Its another cracker with story lines to keep reader engrossed and characters that we can empathise with. Its not a single plot book but one with multiple ones, some that get tied up in this novel, and some that continue the theme that begun in the first – a sort of umbrella plot that all others sideline from.
So, we meet Adam and Lana once again from the first book, along with their twins and
This paranormal romance involving werewolf and jaguar shifters is fantastic! Hunter’s Moon is the second book in the Moon series that is fast paced and full of action. I did not read the first book and was able to read this without feeling lost because enough details from previous events are mentioned, but I will be reading the first story to get the details of how Adam and Lana got together. I cannot wait for book three. I highly recommend this series to anyone who loves stories about shifters. ...more
Aug 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was crossing my fingers hoping I would get an ARC of this book. I'm normally not a big paranormal reader but I had been given a copy of Moonlight, and really liked Lisa's writing style. Yes the paranormal aspect is a huge aspect of this series but she actually takes the time to focus on the characters and their personalities and relationships that it draws you in. We got a taste of Sasha and Hunter in the 1st book and I was counting down the days to get their story. I highly suggest reading Mo ...more
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