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Viper Game

(GhostWalkers #11)

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4.14  ·  Rating details ·  5,238 ratings  ·  462 reviews
GhostWalker Wyatt Fontenot knows the price he paid for the secret military experiments that gave him his special catlike abilities. After all, he left his bayou home a healer and came back a killer. While Wyatt and his GhostWalker brother Gator may have known exactly the sort of game they were getting into, Wyatt never anticipated where it would lead—or to whom.

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Mass Market Paperback, 448 pages
Published January 27th 2015 by Jove
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Melissa Her Drake Series and Sisters of the Heart Series are really good, and I think her Ghostwalker series is better than her Leopard series. You should…moreHer Drake Series and Sisters of the Heart Series are really good, and I think her Ghostwalker series is better than her Leopard series. You should check those out. I would read the Drake series before starting on the Sisters of the Heart series though.(less)

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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
4 Jealous Stars

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What this book is about

Wyatt's Nonny has called him home. There are some weird things going on in the bayou. When he gets there he finds a woman holding a knife on Nonny. She has a child with her. They are both hurt and Nonny is patching them up. One look at the Sexy as
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 Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books)
A brief review of my reread this past fall of 2017. Loved this book. Wyatt is messy and he needs to deal with his hormones and jealousy. Pepper, I felt for and loved. The babies were like my favorite part. Also loved Nonny and Team 4, and Cayenne. Hope to finally read Spider Game soon.

Previous Review:

I have said it before and I will say it again. I love these GhostWalkers books! It was lovely to get a new book. I'm glad I finally got to read it, even if it's a year late! I am hap
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Alex is The Romance Fox
What is going on with this series!!!!! It’s veering totally away from the first books. The Ghostwalkers and other characters in the latest book are beyond bizarre!!!!

Dr Whitney is doing some pretty weird things with his human experiments.
Here’s a short summary of this story….

Le Poivre de Cayenne, aka Pepper, beautiful and sensuous,
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has been enhanced with snake venom and used to seduce and kill the doctor’s enemies…such as the Ghostwalkers…remember he’s out to annihilate them!
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Pepper escapes with a baby from the laboratory, lo
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Maya
3,5 STARS

Hmm, not sure what to say about this book other than that I read it too freaking long. Seriously, I've started it in January, yes you've read that right and I've only finished it now. I just don't know why it took me so long. There were parts where the story lost my interest and I had to put it down for a (long) while. I think some details could have been left out, it would make the story more dense and more interesting. Aside from that I really liked the plot and all the versatile
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UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish

Christine Feehan's GhostWalkers is one of my favorite romantic suspense/paranormal series so I was really excited when I saw this book, only to become concerned when I saw the mixed reviews. And, in truth, I can see where everyone is coming from, even those I don't see eye-to-eye with.

It's true the stories are changing from the way they were in the beginning, but they're changing in ways I would expect them to, given Dr. Peter Whitney's diabolical plan and desperation to create the perfect soldiers. The ex
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CC
Aug 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Re read (on audio) in prep for Spider Game

Prior comments:

4.5 stars

Who would have thought I would LOVE little viper babies?!

After the last book, which was written so poorly, this book was back to what I expect from Feehan. Making me think even more that Samurai Game was not really written by her.

Viper Game was awesome. I loved it! For the most part I was in a happy place the entire book. We are introduced to an entirely new team of Ghost
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MB (What she read)
This did not work for me.

I didn't like Wyatt much, in his demanding selfishness, his I know best and you will obey, and his complete its all about me and I'm going to trap you and never let you go behavior to Pepper. I found it to be controlling and a total turnoff. The balance of power was way out of whack and I find this a borderline abusive relationship. Plus, his on and off dropping his 'ts Cajun schtick drove me bats. I get it already!

As for Pepper, her superpower is more of a
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Aly is so frigging bored
DNF at 20%

I did this to myself and can't complain, but what the flying fuck?!
Roksana
Between 3.7 to 4 Stars...

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Quite frankly, I was left with a bit conflicted feelings on this book, hence my undecisive stars rating....
That much needs to be said that this book is a "positive one" and has many great elements I love to read about in a romance...things like a very strong heroine, or shall I say a badass heroine? Pepper truly shined on the pages with her unique perso
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Melissa
Oct 01, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-owned
I really love this series and I liked this book and it is almost a 4star book but it missed the mark because of a few things.

First, way Wyatt treated Pepper stepped over the line of Alpha male and into abusive prick and it took a lot of the enjoyment out of the story and even the erotic sex scenes. I liked Pepper and the triplets and thought they were written in a way I would expect girls with no real world experience to behave.

Second, I was a bit disappointed not to see Flame, Gato
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Erika
Nov 05, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: did-not-finish

Stopping at 35%. I may come back.

Sadly, just not quite working for me. Could be my mood but I just can't stand Wyatt's continued distrust of Pepper. I just feel so badly for her. She is just being made to feel awful in general -- she can't talk or look at anyone. He just thinks about himself. He doesn't trust anything he feels for her at all and doesn't like that he feels anything for her. I am sure it will get better at some point. I know it must, but I just reached my limit I guess. He has th
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Emily Rose
Jan 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
I was really torn about how to rate this book; 3 stars or 4. To be totally honest, I only went with 4 out of respect for the Ghostwalkers series as a whole. I did enjoy reading this book, and I did like the book. But I didn't love it like I usually love Ghostwalkers novels. The action and passion in Viper Game were off the charts, and entertaining as always. I also liked the revelations that (view spoiler) ...more
PNR  lover
Jan 09, 2015 rated it did not like it
Feehans books used to be in my top ten for authors, but now I just don't know what has happened to her writing style.

The men just seemed to be "A" holes.

Wyatt has to be one of the worst I have ever read for a male leading role in a book. From being overbearing and damn right nasty at times to Pepper. The story was very slow moving and at some points totally ridiculous. I don't mind sex scenes in books but for this book it seemed it was just page filling to me. Pointless.

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Dee
Extremely well read by Tom Stechschulte...His character voice for Grandmère reminded me so much of Dustin Hoffman's character Dorothy in film Tootsie ;)

Looking forward to listening to another book narrated by Tom.
ᴥ Irena ᴥ
2.5

Viper Game would be way better if it were a bit shorter and if the sex scenes weren't as long. Some were so long my eyes glazed over.
The thing with this series is I seem to have lost the reading momentum. I don't intend to read the previous ones ever again.

One of the main issues people have with this is the insta-love. To be fair that is explained in the previous books. What Whitney did to his 'volunteers' without their knowledge is horrible and they are dealing with the side effects one bo/>Viper
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Nefertiti
May 23, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015-releases
a weak 3 stars. An entertaining read, but with issues.

It is late, so I'll just write my muddled thoughts:

The sex scenes were intense, but Wyatt is kind of a prick. The way he treated Pepper when jealous was abhorent. Especially when he knew her insecurities. And his professed reason for becoming a Ghostwalker even though he knew of the evil mastermind behind the program, didn't make sense. His later admission cleared things up, but it took awhile to come out.

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Ira
Jan 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.25 stars.

The couple here have lethal triplets baby girls.
That monster Whitney create them from H/h sperm and egg he stolen in a vitro.
They both didn't know about the children and become together because of that knowledge.
Very interesting but you need to suspend you disbelief regarding the kids because they’re scarily smart!!
Oh lethal too, did I mention it before? Whitney experimental the most poisonous snakes to them.
Poor kids!!
Rose Westbury
Jan 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Disappointed

I had been waiting for this book for quite some time. Was really sad that this is the first book out of all of them that was really boring and didn't live up to the hype. Was way to much sex with so little story . Started out really great then went downhill from there.. I don't know if Christine Feehan is getting bored with writing this series or what?? Just very disappointed..
Vashti
Aug 19, 2014 rated it liked it
Okay read,not one of my favorites in this series.The triplets and grand mere were the best for me.I never thought to say this ,but ,to much smex scenes.I used to look forward to this series,but I think it is time to give up just like I did with the Carpathians.
Jen
Oct 29, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: fv, feehan-all-others
Wyatt and Pepper

All of Feehan's books now sound the same! I swear she could have c/p parts of this from a Carpathian story. Full review to come on Fiction Vixen Book Reviews and First Look on www.heroesandheartbreakers.com
Edwina " I LoveBooks" "Deb"
Jan 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
I REALLY REALLY LIKED IT BUT DIDN'T LOVE IT!!

Wyatt Fontenot has been asked to come back home to the Bayou by his Gran Mere Nonny. She tells Wyatt there are strange things going on in the Bayou. Possibly its the Bayou legend of the Rougarou, a shapeshifter. Wyatt returns home with two of his GhostWalker teammates The Fortunes brother Ezekiel and Malichai Fortunes. Mordichai the third brother has been left behind with the rest of the GW team 4. Nonny tells Wyatt and his friends how she
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Pat
Feb 05, 2015 rated it it was ok
While I've enjoyed Feehan's books in the past, this was a little hard for me to finish. The 'strong' male character, Wyatt, crossed the line several times from strong loving partner to male chauvinist to what I felt was downright misogynist in some scenes. It was one of the few books I skimmed past much of the 'romantic' scenes just to get to the action. The female character, Pepper, is no retiring female. She's strong & been trained by the guy we've all come to hate, Dr. Whitney, to be a su ...more
Teon
Feb 01, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Too much domination and oppression.

I understand that the author's intent is to use the cat genes to explain Wyatt's need to dominate. I feel that this book goes too far at making his domination and jealousy "sexy." Women are often seduced into relationships when it starts out as extremely sexy. Later this behavior loses its attractiveness and the reality is controlling and psychological abuse. I am a voracious reader and enjoy a sexy male but I think we should be more responsible giving women help
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Michelle
Feb 04, 2015 rated it it was ok
I confess that I haven't finished the book yet but I don't see this getting any better.

I have always enjoyed the Ghostwalker series and when I found out this was about Gator's brother Wyatt I was super excited.

In fact I've liked almost all of the books Christine Feenhan's written so far - that's across all series.

But this one is such a dissappointment and I feel bad writing this but there's no way for me to like this storyline.

Night Game (Gator & Flame's story) is o
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Danielle Annett
Dec 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars!
Christine Feehan does it again! She is 11 books into the series now and still going strong! When a series gets this long you start to wonder how the next book can top some of the previous ones but time and time again she does. Viper Game is likely one of my top 3 favorites from this series. I loved almost everything about this book. Wyatt's cajun charm, Pepper's strength, and the little vipers oh my. This one kept me turning all 448 pages at record speed and the steaminess level
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Leah
Feb 01, 2015 rated it it was ok
The male character crossed the line from strong male to sleeping with the enemy. It completely ruined the book. Not only was he massively verbally abusive but he was abusive in front of the children. I hope the author does not continue with this type of character or I will no longer read her books. I have read this complete series as well as the complete carpathian series so I am quite familiar with her writing.
Shauni
Feb 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
Originally Reviewed For: Bodice Rippers, Femme Fatales and Fantasy

I am going to start this review right off, I really liked this book.. I start it that way because Christine Feehan can be hit or miss.. All of her books are good so maybe hit or miss isn't the correct term but each book she writes, she works really hard to write the right "feel" for the character and sometimes I am not crazy about that.. but that's ok, she doesn't have to write "the best book ever" every book. That being said..<
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Laura the Highland Hussy
Oct 17, 2015 rated it did not like it
Shelves: d-n-f
Review posted on Got Fiction?

As interesting as this plot is, this book just reassured me that I'm not a Feehan fan.
This book is a nope!
DNF

Sigh. Yet another Feehan book I can't finish. This time, it's because the bad guys are experimenting on infants. But it's not just in the background, it's a huge part of the plot, and it's too much for me. That's my hard line. I have a baby at home, and all I can do is keep imagining her in place of the baby that Pepper is protecting. It's too m
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♆ BookAddict  ✒ La Crimson Femme
I read this and completely forgot to post my view. This one is a fun read. I zipped right through it. I like this series even if it seems to never move forward. This one, the "alternative" medicine theme was nice. I liked the red headed Pepper and how she wanted to save the 3 babies. The 3 babies are adorable and the plot device used for them was easily predicted. For those who enjoy this series, it's a fun read. Enjoyable and a decent length. I wish that this would actually move forward with so ...more
Darcy
When I first started out with this one I was excited to be back in the Bayou and having Nonnie around. However as things unfolded I wondered what happened with Wyatt he was so different. I know the difference was explained due to being enhanced, but Wyatt's personality was so different and I hated how cruel he was with Pepper at times. His jealously was so over the top so many times, what often made it worse was that he didn't apologize until one of the other guys or Nonnie pointed it out to him ...more
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Christine Feehan is a #1 New York Times bestselling author multiple times over with her portfolio including over 70 published novels, including five series; Dark Series, Ghostwalker Series, Leopard Series, Drake Sisters Series, the Sisters of the Heart Series and Torpedo Ink. All of her series have hit the #1 spot on the New York Times bestselling list as well. Her debut novel Dark Prince received ...more

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“Life is to be lived. It doesn’t really matter the how and why of things. It matters how you choose to live. I taught you to live life large. Tha’s all, Wyatt. Love when you can. Laugh. Sing. And take care of your family and friends and then your community. It’s not always easy, but it’s good and at the end of it all, you’ll be satisfied.” 2 likes
“I’m old, Wyatt, and I’m not afraid of very much. Life is to be lived. It doesn’t really matter the how and why of things. It matters how you choose to live. I taught you to live life large. tha’s all, Wyatt. Love when you can. Laugh. Sing. And take care of your family and friends and then your community. It’s not always easy, but it’s good and at the end of it all, you’ll be satisfied.” 0 likes
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