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3.73  ·  Rating details ·  23,229 ratings  ·  2,413 reviews
The first time it happened, it seemed like an impossible miracle. Bills were piling up, adding up to more money than I could ever make. Mom's hospital bills. My baby brother's tuition. My tuition. Rent. Electricity. All of it on my shoulders. And I had just lost my job. There was no hope, no money in my account, no work to be found. And then, just when I thought all hope w ...more
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Published April 29th 2014 by NLA Digital LLC
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Akanksha❤ Søren♰
Apr 04, 2014 rated it did not like it

Does this book even have a story to it? Or it is just about a bored rich guy wanting to bone and own the girl?

Some books you pick up knowing is going to have a good story with a lot of sex.. (a)

And some books you pick up knowing its going to be a good porno book with NO STORY.. (b)

I though this book was going to be (a) but it turned out to be (b)

Tits bounced, cock bounced.. she bounced, he bounced.. AND I FELT LIKE BOUNCING THIS BOOK OUT OF MY WINDOW

The amount of graphical description we got abo
Christine Wallflower & Dark Romance Junkie
First 44% ~ 1 Star
Last 56% ~ 4 Stars
Final Rating ~ 3 Stars

I'm not going to tell you what the story is about or what happens, I'm just going to give you a little insight about what I thought of the book.

This book has me so torn up about how to rate it!
The first 44% was an absolute mess, I say that with the utmost respect! Our blue eyed and blonde heroine was ditsy and sounded like a 13 year old, our hero creeped me out. It was like he was the love child of Hannib
Mar 22, 2014 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars

The one thing in life I’d learned was that nothing was ever free.

Alpha is much different than many other Jasinda Wilder books. First off, it was her hottest book yet, but it also was missing something that I’ve come to expect from her. The emotion. I always know when I’m reading a Jasinda book, I’ll have a major case of the feels and I love that! This is more erotica, less emotional. You should go in with that in mind.

Kyrie St. Claire has been struggling for years. Ever since her f
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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The first time it happened, it seemed like an impossible miracle. Bills were piling up, adding up to more money than I could ever make. Mom's hospital bills. My baby brother's tuition. My tuition. Rent. Electricity. All of it on my shoulders. And I had just lost my job. There was no hope, no money in my account, no work to be found. And then, just when I thought all hope was los
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2 Stars

I think the problem with this book is not the sex overload. Because sex is never too much :D :D
The main problem were the MCs and their conversations. This book could have been a lot better when somebody just gaged them.

Overall it was just

Kyrie has to take care of her mother and brother and has serious financial problems. One day she receives a check. What does she do? She cashes it of course. The checks keep coming each month for a whole year. Well and then someone comes for her to coll
Natasha is a Book Junkie
Mar 23, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: arc
“You’re here because I own you, Kyrie.”

It is with great sadness and disappointment that I write this review today. I have loved every single book that I have ever read by this particular author, her stories always having the power to transport me into a world where all my senses are heightened, my emotions no longer my own, a world where I become one with the characters. However, that was not the case with this book. From reading the excerpts, I was certain this story would be right



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Ok I feel like roasting the shit out of this book, but on the other hand my brain is fucking dead after reading this clichéd and ridiculous garbage.
Aestas Book Blog
Mar 23, 2014 marked it as to-read
Shelves: not-yet-released
New Jasinda Wilder book! That's one hell of a blurb!!

....The checks kept coming. The notes stopped. Ten thousand dollars, every month. A girl gets used to that, real quick. It let me pay the bills without going into debt. Let me keep my baby brother in school and Mom's hospice care paid for. How do you turn down what seems like free money, when you're desperate? You don't. I didn't.

And then, after a year, there was a knock on my door. A sleek black limousine sat on the curb in front of my hou
Nenia ✨️ I yeet my books back and forth ✨️ Campbell

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It's been a while since I've actually finished a book I really didn't like. ALPHA had a great summary, and I'd seen so many people singing its praises...surely, there had to be some solid basis for those many glowing four- and five-star reviews, right?

...Well, um, hmm...

Now I'm finished, and I'm not really sure what to say. The premise of this book was really great. You have this impoverished (white) girl with a dead father, a brother i
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog
I was intrigued from the blurb and I couldn't wait to read it!!And this book was so hot!!Honestly it's one of the hotest book I have ever read..and the story was really interesting!!I liked both characters and especially Roth...he is so ALPHA!!!!And so delicious!!!You must meet him :))

When I started this book I really didn't know what to expect!The beginning intrigued me and I wanted to know more and more...


The story begins with Kyrie who lost her job and now she is desperate becaus
Smitten's Book Blog

Ladies, be prepared to jump straight into a cold shower when you finish this book, because it is H.O.T!!


So, as usual, I have to start this Jasinda Wilder review off by professing my undying love for the woman herself. I absolutely adore her work.

However, I have to say, this book was quite a lot different than what I've come to expect when I open one of her novels. Usually, I would expect high emotion, heart-wrenching plot lines and an all consuming story. And
Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️

3.25 Underwhelmed Stars

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Alpha is an erotic love story between Kyrie St Claire and Valentine Roth. It details Kyrie as a struggling young woman trying to maintain a job to support herself, her brother's schooling and her mother's hospital care. She is steps from eviction when she starts to receive anonymous checks in the mail. Each check $10,000 with no note from sender....just one word in memo. So, she cashes them one at a time each month. Until a year later when a man comes to collect the de
2.5 stars
The problem was reconciling head, heart, and body into one decision that would affect the rest of my life.

Alpha was a book I chose to read because I was looking for an Alpha. And as much as I’d like to say I found one in Mr. Valentine Roth, it’s sucks to say that I didn’t. Don’t get me wrong he had some alpha-esque moments, but it wasn’t enough to feed my need. But in whole it was the story that just felt like it was missing something. With the plots delivered, the follow t
All Romance
Apr 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing


I don't know where to start... I'm like:

MICHELLE: I know. I've always known Jasinda can write sex. I mean most of her books have really hot sex.
But this.
I am so glad I sell vibrators because I wore. mine. out.

PEPPER: UM. me too. I started humping my kindle to help out. A few times. It was not my prettiest moment, but Jesus Christ, I couldn't help it. It was almost like:

MICHELLE: I’m totally with you on that one, bestie. I mean there were positions
Sarah Elizabeth
The sex scenes were hot, but I wasn't sold on the storyline. ...more
Mar 31, 2014 rated it liked it
3 was kinda odd but hot........not quiet sure stars?? Let me think on this one a bit.....Review Coming
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Alpha Jasinda Wilder
Alpha by Jasinda Wilder
Erotic Romance with a little suspense. Standalone.

"You. Belong. To Me."

When I read the teaser for Alpha" target="_blank">Alpha by Jasinda Wilder that was at the end of Falling Under" target="_blank">Falling Under, I was officially HOOKED. With all the NA books out there, Alpha finally gave me that tingly, anticipatory feeling I got when I initially read Fifty Shades Trilogy Bundle" target="_blank">Fifty Shades of Grey. (Yes, I know, there have been a ton
I am not quite sure where to begin with this book..I will start off by saying that I was so excited going into it; as I thought it was a great concept for a storyline. We have a young lady who is up to her eyeballs in debt; which considering she has not only herself to support, but her brother and mother as well; you can't look down on her for it. Her father was killed when Kyrie St. Claire was a teenager and she had to immediately step up to the plate to support her family. Her mother is in a s ...more
Apr 29, 2014 rated it liked it
Wellllllll this was one of those books where you may love the steam but hate the lack of story. For me personally - this book was right in the middle. This was definitely not the worse book I ever read, but if you compare it to the authors other works ..... This one missed the mark.
There were three distinct points where I was like ... DNF ... But then the next chapter pulled me back in ... Then I could not control my eyes as they rolled ... Then I was back in. So for me three stars and onward ❤
Carmen Reyna
Sep 25, 2020 rated it did not like it
Shelves: adult, did-not-finish
dnf @ 66%

Was really trying to finish this and couldn’t. After reading more than 200 pages I was just punishing myself. I really don’t like to trash authors and maybe her other books are better, but this was so bad. The plot was unbelievable, like seriously this wouldn’t happen in real life.

Someone sends you a check once a month and then after a year a guy shows up at your door saying he owns you now? Of course said guy is super hot and super rich and super in love with you but hasn’t ever even s
Mar 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
At the end of Falling Under we get a short little chapter on Alpha. Let me tell you I was all kinds of frustrated that, that was all I got. This book is going to be really really good, how could it not be Jasinda wrote it.
Little synopsis:
Kyrie is seriously down on her luck she has lost her father, her mother is in a mental hospital, and her younger brother chooses to stay away at college with his head buried in the sand so he doesn't have to cope with their mother. She just recently lost her jo
Kyrie St. Claire

Valentine Roth

Mini Playlist
Stay - Rihanna
Chains - Nick Jonas
Enemy - The Weeknd
Tonight (Best You Ever Had) - John Legend
Love The Way You Lie - Eminem
G.U.Y. - Lady Gaga

He has a secret that could tear them apart. He also has the one thing that can keep them He LOVES her. Obsessively, almost like a starved alcoholic who is desperate to quench the thirst he suffers with each passing moment. From the first time he laid his eyes on her, to the first time he was able
Ellen Gail
Very nearly two stars, but overall a big disappointment.

Sometimes my real life friends recommend me trash. As as much as I dearly love those friends, I will forever be a little frosty that I had to read this shit. Or not HAD TO I guess. But we recommend each other books all the time. And they aren't typically this level of garbage, so I feel I have to at least try.

Anyway, Alpha is a heaping stack of mediocrity and outright idiocy. None of the characters' actions make a lick of sense. If a strang
Apr 25, 2014 rated it it was ok

Kyrie is a girl struggling, with the financial responsibility of looking after an ill mother and her brothers education, everything around her is starting to fall apart.

When cheques of $10,000 start appearing in the post, no name or reason, Kyrie decides to cash them in...someone is trying to help her...

But everything comes as a price....

My thoughts were....
Unfortunately this story didn't work for me.
After the eye catching blurb I really expected more.
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I'm sorry to say this had no real story
Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Apr 13, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2014

‘…the one thing in life I’d learned was that nothing was ever free.’ – Kyrie

I was desperate to get Alpha into my eager little hands after reading that synopsis. It sounded intriguing and different so I couldn’t wait! Now, did it live up to its enticing synopsis? Yes, without doubt it had me desperate to find out who exactly the man behind the cheques was. Not only his identity, but also his story as the small tidbits which were thrown at us at an exasperating pace gave me some insight into w
Valentina "TinchyB"
May 06, 2014 rated it really liked it

This was refreshing read for me.
I really loved this one.
It was such a diferent story from any other that I read in a while,
and a good diferent for a change...
Characters was lovable,and storyline is hot as hell!
This was pure delight of erotica hotness!


So,we meet here nice and independent girl Kyrie.
She was fired from her last work,and all of a sudden she started to gettin in mail checks for 10 grand every month...
with just one note on it "You belong to me!"
Yup,scary as f*ck!
Finaly o
May 02, 2014 added it
Shelves: dnf
This was a DNF for me so I'll keep my review as short and sweet as possible.

I adored the idea promised by the blurb, unfortunately the book did not deliver, I kept putting it down and then forcing myself to pick it up again- The fact that I preferred to do the ironing and derived more enjoyment from it than reading this is what convinced me to give up at 50%

The premise of the book is absolute brilliance, Kyrie a struggling girl whose world is falling apart, receives a cheque in the email to the
Sophia,"Coco against the grain"
J Wilder writes a good sex scene but that is the bulk of this book. There was...
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3 I Wanted More Alpha Stars!!!

Alpha started off really good. I liked the concept for the story and was intrigued with the beginning. Unfortunately, for me, the story fell short and I was left with wanting more from the story and the characters. I liked the story. The writing was well done & the sex scenes were spectacular. That's all I got though. Don't judge the book by my review as I think you should always read a book and make your own opinion. I will definitely read more of Jasinda's books.

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NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, WALL STREET JOURNAL and international bestselling author Jasinda Wilder is a Michigan native with a penchant for titillating tales about sexy men and strong women. Her bestselling titles include ALPHA, STRIPPED, WOUNDED, and the #1 Amazon and international bestseller FALLING INTO YOU. You can find her on her farm in Northern Michigan with her husband, author Jack Wilder, ...more

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“You're stunning, Kyrie. Whether you're done up in Dior and jewels, or just woken up in a sundress and messy hair, you are, very honestly, the most lovely woman I've ever know. You don't need fancy hair and makeup to take my breath a way away, Kyire. You just have to be you.” 10 likes
“I didn't mean for any of this to happen."
"Any of what?"
"Any of that." He pointed at the bed, as I had. "That was something...beautiful. Something miraculous and incredible. I never expected that. I never expected to fall for you, Kyrie St. Claire. But I have.”
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