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Repossessed

(Warlock Repo Man Chronicles #1)

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3.59  ·  Rating details ·  80 Ratings  ·  41 Reviews
Supernatural matchmaker Tessa Dandridge knows a little mist here and a little magic there will help reckless werewolves and precocious pixies find love. That is, until her magical Smythe scroll is lost in her repo’ed car and she can’t contact her V.I.P. clients. To connect with an important client cavorting in the fifth dimension, Tessa must depend on handsome Rob Shin, a ...more
ebook, 207 pages
Published January 20th 2014 (first published January 13th 2014)
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Dark Faerie Tales
Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales

Quick & Dirty: A matchmaker for supernaturals finds herself in a bad situation when her car is repossessed, taking with it her last chance at keeping her business afloat. Now, she must enter Limbo to try and find it, all the while fighting her attraction to her guide, the man who repossessed her car in the first place.

Opening Sentence: From behind the desk in her matchmaking agency office, Tessa Dandridge thought she’d heard it all until her client blurted
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Christal
2.5 stars

I love Shawntelle Madison's Coveted series, but Repossessed just didn't work quite as well for me. I did like the characters and I think the world started to fill itself in towards the end, but I still had some issues with a few elements.

Tessa is working as a supernatural matchmaker, but her business isn't making as much money as she had hoped. Because of her lack of funds, Rob has to repo her car which also has her Smythe scroll in it. Tessa uses the scroll to contact her clients that
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Mary Gramlich
Jan 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Tessa Dandridge has been trying to live out the dream her grandmother created with a matchmaking business created from a belief that true love does exists for every species. Using some of her water witch skills she makes every attempt to create a love match regardless of the nature of the beast, so to speak. Her clients are part of a world where werewolves, warlocks, and witches exist not peacefully but a negotiated co-existence and while they are demanding they also pay very well to find the pe ...more
Lori {Romancing the Dark Side}
Originally reviewed on Romancing the Dark Side:

A fun and flirty unexpected romance between a matchmaking witch and a warlock repo man!

Tessa Dandridge is a not so powerful water witch who has continued the family legacy of matchmaking among the supernatural community. Her job is no easy feat, her clients are beyond demanding and their late payments are putting her business in danger of failing. Just when things couldn’t get any worse, Tessa’s car is repossessed, along with a magical scroll she
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Fangs for the Fantasy
Feb 01, 2014 rated it it was ok
Tessa Dandridge is a witch and a supernatural matchmaker. Matchmaking is in her blood because this is what her grandmother did. Anyone who has tried to make it in N.Y. can tell you how tough it and being supernatural doesn't make it any easier. Tessa is in debt up to her eyeballs trying to keep her business afloat but she knows if she can just manage to hook one big client, she can save her business and be the success her grandmother always thought she would be.

Things take a turn for the worst T
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Lizzie Andrews
Jan 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review!

I loved Shawntelle Madison's world she created in this book. Magic isn't exactly welcomed, it's hidden from everyday people but possesses a quality that keeps it in the shadows. We get to see battling Warlocks, Wizards, and Witches.

I loved Tessa's character. Her determination, lifestyle, and job are perfect for her. A supernatural matchmaker, her job is harder than any other matchmakers. Not only does she need to find the perf
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Marta Cox
Jan 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Amazing book by this very talented author who seems to specialise in urban fantasy. Set in a world of witches, warlocks and wizards and even the odd troll ! This is a fast paced read with lots going on and features a smart heroine and a quietly confident hero, sigh!
The story opens with Tessa a water witch who runs a matchmaking service for Supernaturals looking for love . Oh yes and it's strictly legit because if you want a call girl then you've definitely come to the wrong place! She struggling
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Linda
Mar 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tessa is trying to keep her business afloat, juggling clients late with payment, new grumpy clients and relatives with a thorn in their side. Did I mention its a magical Matchmaker business?
While on a meeting in town, her car is repossessed. That would be manageable but in it, she had a scroll that is critical if shes to keep up her work and appointments.
Lost in limbo, and her only chance to get there, is to team up with the man who did the repossessing.
Rob couldnt help but feel drawn to Tessa
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Tiffany
Jan 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, wishlist
Review to come!!! ;)
Sarah
Jan 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Review to follow :)
DL
Sep 19, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The action jumped from scene to scene, never really fleshing anything or anyone out. I never connected with the characters or the plot. I wasn't expecting anything heavy but I was expecting more than a rough draft.
Stacey
Apr 09, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fun & flirty paranormal romance!
Ryan Snyder
Jan 28, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, signed-copy
4.4/5
See this review and others at Book- Marks The Spot

She has done it again. I am so happy that Shawntelle has continued her pattern mixing real world problems with paranormal beings in an Urban setting. Repossessed is completely original and stays with you long after you read it.

One of the central themes of this book is something everyone understands- money. Tessa is trying to stay afloat in her supernatural matchmaking business and is weeks away from hitting a big payday with an extremely in
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Melliane
3.5/5

Mon avis en Français

My English review

I really enjoyed the Coveted series, and when I saw that Shawntelle was releasing a new novel, I was impatient to get into it. In addition, the mention of the universe of the first series made me really curious. But this time, no more werewolves but witches and warlocks and two in particular, Rob and Tessa.

We thus discover Tessa, a young woman who runs an agency to help supernatural beings finding love. But whatever everyone thinks, it’s a lot harder tha
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T.A. Moorman
Jan 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
This review and more can be seen at http://gothicmoms.blogspot.com/

Truth be told, I had no idea what to expect when reading the title. I mean, come on, a Warlock Repo Man?But I can also honestly say I am more than happy to have had the opportunity to read this book and more than pleasantly surprised with how things turned out.

Having more than a few financial problems myself, I could definitely feel where Tessa was coming from. Determined to make it on her own and make her business a success, wit
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Ivyd
Mar 31, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Supernatural matchmaker Tess Dandridge is in a pickle. The only means of contacting her V.I.P. clients, her magical Smythe scroll, is lost when her car is repo’ed.
Not one to give up easily she works a deal with Clive, repo man Rob Shin’s boss. She’ll help Clive find a match if she can accompany Rob on his trips thus giving her access to Limbo to search for the scroll.
Rob, a Navy Seal on medical leave, is doing repo work to pay off his family’s debts. Having Tess tag along isn’t Rob’s idea of ide
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Echo
Oh my, I loved this book!! It's hilariously funny, unendingly unique and all kinds of wonderful. The world building is fantastic. Seriously, it's awesome. The writing is amazingly well done, with a storyline that flowed from beginning to end, it kept me quickly flipping the pages to find out what would happen next.

When Tessa, a water witch and supernatural matchmaker, gets into a financial jam, the last thing she needs is for her car to get repo'ed The trunk of her car contains her last hope for
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Katherine Paschal
Witch Tessa is in over her head with her matchmaking business, having gone into debt to stay afloat. When one of her creditors repossesses her car, the one magical item she needs to keep going gets taken with the car. In exchange for matchmaking services, Tessa tags along with the star reposes agent, the warlock/navy seal Rob, to see if she can get her things back. Rob is on leave from the navy to help his aunt and uncle to pay off money they owe, and he has no interest in showing someone the ro ...more
Eva Millien
Jan 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
3.5 STARS

The first novel in the Warlock Repo Man Chronicles is an intriguing fantasy romance with refreshingly unique elements.

Tessa Dandridge is a supernatural magic who knows that a little mist and magic will help others find love. That is until a certain repo man, repossesses her car with a magical scroll which her only contact with a few of her more influential clients. Now she must depend on Rob’s help or lose her business. Navy Seal Rob Shin is on medical leave and to help out family with
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Carrie
Jan 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: calibre-library, 2014
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

This was fun and quick read that I was instantly hooked on. The writing had me smiling and laughing along the way with its quirky characters and the insanity that is their lives. I really hope this is the start of a fun new series.

Tessa is a matchmaker from a line of matriarchal matchmakers. Unfortunately, running a business in NYC that relies on ornery supernaturals paying her is turning out to be harder than it seems. She’s barely
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Anne
Jan 13, 2014 rated it it was ok
Witch, Tessa Dandridge, is a matchmaker who uses a scroll to contact some of her most important clients. Warlock, Rob Shin, SEAL on leave and repo agent takes her car with the scroll inside. Tessa hooks up with Rob to do out repoing because she can only access Limbo (where her car is) when the gate opens for another repo item to be turned in. Unfortunately, the gate stays open for a brief time and doesn't open in the same place each time. The story is pretty much about their exploits. Tessa's an ...more
Annie Slasher (Booked & Loaded)
This is an original review from http://bookedandloaded.com - original rating is 2.5/5 Bullets. I received this title from the author via NetGalley.

Repossessed by Shawntelle Madison is the first book in her Warlock Repo Man Chronicles. Repossessed takes place in an unknown community of witches, warlocks, and wizards in modern day New York City.

Repossessed started off by capturing me in Tessa's world. Tessa is a new matchmaker trying to follow in her grandmothers footsteps - lets face it - being
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The benefits of reading Repossessed:

1) Dating Advice for paranormal beings.

At the beginning of each chapter there is a tip on how to date. Admittedly it is aimed at paranormal and supernatural beings, but there is plenty of good advice for regular humans as well. Such as, “Witches hate warlocks who want to jump into bed after the first date. Just because you can pull a rabbit out of your hat doesn’t mean you can pull something magical out of your pants.” How true is that!

2) Is this Paranormal or
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Laksamee
There is a lack of world building in this story that left me confused as I started reading. The world is filled with witches and warlocks, but there is no explanation of their existence or motivations. I did love the fact that the hero, Rob, is Korean and that the story doesn't make an huge deal out of it, it's simply part of who he is, and he's damn attractive too. However, the heroine, Tessa, gets a bit of back story of being in debt because of her new matchmaking business and then all of a su ...more
Julissa
Arc provided by netgalley for an honest review.
Tessa is a witch with a struggling match making business whose life only becomes way more complicated when her car gets repossessed. With the car her magic scroll also ends up in limbo. The scroll is the only tool that helps her reach those clients she can only reach through magic. She decides to rage along with the agent who put her in this predicament in order to try to get her scroll back.
Rob is a deadlock navy seal who works as a repo man on hi
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Carien
Mar 16, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: pnr
After having read and loved Madison's Coveted and Kept, I wanted more, so I picked up Repossessed, which is set in the same universe as those books.

And this is a very enjoyable read.

I will confess I thought the main plot of Tessa trying to get back her scroll was a bit far fetched. I really couldn't believe that getting the scroll back through legal channels would be even more complicated than the way she's trying to get to the scroll.

But that aside this is a fun and entertaining read.

The intera
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Heather andrews
Jan 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Rob he's the type of man I love real a**y at first and loving last, "Rob reached into the pocket of his jeans. Tessa expected him to turn in her direction to ask what she wanted, but he paid for his drink an headed for the door. He mouth dropped open. What an a**. "Hey, I would've like something to drink," she growled to his back. A short snort was her reply." He's just oh so sexy, "his mouth lingered near earlobe. "I wouldn't take you for a tease, Tee. You've been sending me all sorts of signal ...more
Samantha
Jan 18, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley-books
Compared to all of the other books I've read by Shawntelle Madison, this one was sort of a let down. It was a quick read, but the characters didn't grab me the way her other ones have. With Nat and everyone else in the Coveted series, I was drawn into the lives of the characters and into their struggles, and I wanted to see them succeed. With Tessa and Rob in Repossessed, I just never felt like I cared much about what happened in their lives. Nat had struggles and works to overcome them (whether ...more
Amy
Jan 28, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: signed, first-reads
2.5 stars

I won this book via a FirstReads giveaway.

I really, really wanted to love Repossessed because the premise sounded so good. Unfortunately the story was very fragmented and the world building lacked depth to keep my attention. Tessa and Rob are very likeable characters though, and I wish they could have been more developed as well. Perhaps I wouldn’t have felt so lost if I’ve read Shawntelle Madison’s Coveted series first, but just as a stand alone read I felt this book lacked detail to
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Meigan
This series this is based off of has quickly grown to become one of my favorites. In the case of this book, I especially liked how the main character in this installment was introduced in the second book of the Coveted series. As seems to be the case with all spinoffs for me, this wasn't quite as good as the series it stems from. I really missed Natalya and the rest of the wolves, but it was a nice tie-in and will certainly be looking for additional installments in this spinoff series.

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Shawntelle Madison is a web developer who loves to weave words as well as code. She’d never admit it, but if asked she’d say she covets and collects source code. After losing her first summer job detassling corn, Shawntelle performed various jobs—from fast-food clerk to grunt programmer to university webmaster. Writing eccentric characters is her most favorite job of them all. On any particular da ...more