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Lone Wolfe Protector

(Wolfe Creek #1)

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Maggie Sullivan is back in Wolfe Creek, determined to find out why her best friend vanished one fog-shrouded night a year ago. But it quickly becomes clear that if the folks in the secluded mountain town know what happened to her friend, they aren't talking...

Seasoned sheriff's deputy Koda Wolfe reluctantly agrees to help this beautiful woman, even as he tries to convince
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ebook, 200 pages
Published August 25th 2014 by Entangled: Covet
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Claire Robinson
Aug 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
4 - Under the spell of Wolfe Creek's ardent moon... Stars!

Lone Wolfe Protector is one of those rare books that comes along and completely takes you by surprise. I have to admit after reading the synopsis I wasn’t 100% certain as to what to expect from this story. What I got was eerie, creepy, sexy and surprising. The town of Wolfe Creek itself is like a cross between Sleepy Hollow and Forks, Washington and the people living there are just as unusual.

”Come out, come out, wherever you are.”



Mag
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Nicola
Aug 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Reviewed for Read Your Writes Book Reviews.

Wow. There was so much more to Lone Wolfe Protector than the romance aspect and it was a bewitching read filled with intrigue, mystery and twists that I never anticipated.

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When Maggie Sullivan and her best friend pass through Wolfe Creek on a road trip, tragedy strikes and Maggie's life is changed forever. A year on she returns, desperate to solve the mystery of what happened to Aimee that fateful night. Koda Wolfe, Deputy Sheriff in the town of his an
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Jen
Oct 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
Read the full review on Bookaholics Not-So-Anonymous.

Lone Wolfe Protector is the first book in the paranormal romance Wolfe Creek series from author Kaylie Newell. The series itself is centered on the disappearance of Aimee Styles and after a year of being on various forms of media begging for help, Maggie Sullivan, Aimee's best friend and the person she was with on the day she went missing, is back in Wolfe Creek to see how far the case has progressed. She initially meets resistance from sherif
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Ms. Ali Cat
Twin Peaks comes to Wolfe Creek. A mystery reminiscent of one Dale Cooper followed with a side of bump in the night!

Do you like those books that make you work for it? Than this book is for you! Maggie Sullivan is the best of best friends, she has returned to the town her own BFF disappeared from a year ago to find her own answers as to what happened to her. Kaylie Newell’s Lone Creek Protector is one of those books that you can’t put down; breadcrumbs lead you from one clue to the next in the ul
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Jessica Jesinghaus
Jan 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
True rating 3.5 stars. A fast, fun read. Was really neat reading a story set in my own back yard.
DelAnne Frazee
Jul 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
Title: Lone Wolfe Protector - Wolfe Creek Series Book 1
Author: Kaylie Newell
Publisher: Entangled LLC
Published: 8-25-2014
Pages: 236
Genre: Romance
Sub-Genre: Sci Fi & Fantasy; Paranormal
ISBN: 9781633759685
ASIN: B00MEBLVAQ
Reviewed For NetGalley and Entangled Publishing LLC
Reviewer: DelAnne
Rating: 4.5 Stars


Maggie Sullivan is back in Wolfe Creek, determined to find out why her best friend vanished one fog-shrouded night a year ago. But it quickly becomes clear that if the folks in the secluded mou
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Rachel
Oct 29, 2018 rated it it was ok
Y'all. The comma splices. So many comma splices.

Seriously though, between heavy-handed metaphors, 100% stereotypical characters (ex-stripper with a heart of gold, stoic and manly Native dude) and utter unlikeability of the main character, I was not super impressed.
Jessica (Stuck in Books)
3 stars - Great mystery and characters, but an okay read overall.

There were a couple of things that drew me into this book. The first was the title. Even though it's WOLFE and not WOLF, I still went into it thinking without that extra E. And since I'd taken this book to be a paranormal, I was thinking shifters. Shifters are my favorite supernatural creatures, so that would have been perfect! Then there was the fact that Koda is a deputy and sounds pretty protective. Those two things alone pushed
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Sheri (Tangled Up In Books)
Actual Rating 4.5 out of 5 Stars!

Originally posted on my blog: Tangled Up In Books

So I've kind of read this series out of order, started off with two and three then finished off with book one. But regardless of the order I read them in this series has quickly become a favorite of mine. It's so hard to find paranormal romances that aren't cheesy or repetitive or a number of other complaints I could put out there. The Wolfe Creek series, though, felt really fresh and unique, it was intense and had
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Gigi staub
Aug 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-entangled
Maggie Sullivan is back in Wolfe Creek, determined to find out why her best friend vanished one fog-shrouded night a year ago. But it quickly becomes clear that if the folks in the secluded mountain town know what happened to her friend, they aren't talking.

Seasoned sheriff's deputy Koda Wolfe reluctantly agrees to help this beautiful woman, even as he tries to convince her to leave for her own good. Soon he's compelled to protect Maggie from herself, his family's ancient curse, and a killer wh
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Raven
Thanks to NetGalley, I was given this ARC with the promise of my honest review, and I was pleasantly surprised at how much I liked this book. The book was a little less paranormal and a lot more suspenseful than I anticipated, but I found I didn’t mind that so much, minus my sudden need to lock all my doors and draw the curtains closed for fear that a serial killer was going to slip through the window. As far as werewolves go, don’t read this expecting a vivid tale on that moonbound pooch. Hopef ...more
Marta Cox
Aug 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
Ok I got this thinking it would be a paranormal romance but it's much more than that! It's a mystery that is skilfully laid out like a trail of breadcrumbs for the reader to follow. There's a definite creepy vibe to this story but it's played out beautifully. I love that the author ( who is new to me) surprised me with a storyline that pulls the reader in whilst slowly dripping information along the way. This is clearly marked as the first in the Wolfe Creek series and I for one will be keen to ...more
Ashley Jellison
Aug 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
*Swoon*. Yep, that about sums it up. Along with the mystery. This was a phenomenal book from Kaylie Newell and I am stoked to read the coming Wolfe Creek novels.
So the characters are very well-written, with each having good motives and realistic reactions. I especially like the interactions between Maggie and the townspeople, since not many of them liked her much.
Having such an intriguing mystery cannot be easy. This book started with Maggie missing her best friend, Aimee, who had literally
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BookAngel  Blog
Sep 11, 2014 rated it liked it
This wasn’t exactly what I thought it would be. I was expecting there to be a paranormal, supernatural element to it. There was a little bit, but it wasn’t really explained that well. I am guessing that the author is saving that for a second book. Not totally sure there. Since I was expecting so much more of a paranormal element to it I was disappointed reading it.

The main character was a little annoying. It was like she was trying to target herself the entire book. I understand that she was pr
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Eva Millien
Aug 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Haunted by her best friend’s disappearance, Maggie Sullivan returns to Wolf Creek determined to get some answers and sheriff’s deputy Koda Wolfe is compelled to protect Maggie from herself, his family’s ancient curse and a killer who could strike again in this thrilling paranormal suspense.

This fast paced and smooth flowing plot keeps readers shivering in anticipation and chills with suspense, drama and romance. The well written scenes and details bring the story to life and the well orchestrate
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Maghon Thomas
Well, wait til you can hold on to your seat for this one because the suspense and mystery in this one will make your head spin!! I wan so surprised with the bad guy, and then end ending, just WOW! And of course, I wasn't sure what to expect, but I am sold, and I'm a fan!! And maybe don't read late at night in the dark HAHAHA!!

Maggie is our main lady, and she returns to Wolfe Creek because her best friend went missing there, and Aimee needs to be found, even if it's her dead body. She just can't
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Alexa
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Maggie Sullivan is headed to the small mountain town of Wolfe Creek to find out what happened when her best friend vanished one year ago. Everyone in the town seems to be close-lipped about the disappearance, but no one more so than deputy sheriff Koda Wolfe. With the help of the reluctant deputy, Maggie sets out to get answers, one way or another. But there's a nefarious force lurking in the woods, watching Maggie's every move.

This book was amazing. It has murder, mystery and romance. What more
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Denise Van plew
Aug 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is the first time I am reading this author who also has a yummy cover to grace this novel. This was also a excellent mystery that had me hooked from the beginning that gave me a story line that enabled me to really sink my teeth into it. Maggie is one true loyal friend who is not going to give up until she finds out what happened to her friend. She goes back to the secluded town but not everyone is so welcoming in her doing just that. the sheriff deputy Koda is the one who reluctantly aids ...more
Jennifer Hines
*I received this book free from Corvisiero Literary Agency in exchange for an honest review*

When I first read the synopsis I was like "Hell ya, a sexy werewolf deputy!" but that isn't what I got. This wasn't the fun sexy read I thought it would be. Instead, it was more of a romantic suspense.

Maggie's best friend disappeared into the nothingness that surrounds Wolfe Creek and a year later she's determined to finally find out what happened to her. The only problem is that when it comes to small to
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Carrie
Aug 14, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2014, calibre-library
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

This was not your typical paranormal romance. The paranormals in the book are very much hidden and/or secret, which made this definitely more of a mystery romance than a paranormal one. That being said, the story was still engaging and had me guessing until the very end.

Maggie is on a mission to figure out what happened to her best friend, Aimee. They were on a road trip a year ago when they stopped in Wolfe Creek to use a rest room
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April Symes
Aug 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
**A gifted copy was provided by the publisher for an honest review**

This was a great story. Maggie Sullivan goes back to find her missing, presumed dead friend Aimee. When she goes back to Wolfe Creek, she thinks she will finally get the answers plaguing her or end up die trying--literally.

There she meets sheriff deputy Koda Wolfe, who is also her landlady's nephew. At first he is very cool toward her and there is some hostility toward her. He thinks she is going to hurt his aunt and the town he
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Gwen Overland
Sep 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Living in Southern Oregon and being familiar with the setting excited me no end to pick up this book and read it one sleepless from cover to cover. I loved it and could not wait until books two and three. The trilogy is worth reading. Just make sure you are not alone!!
Kelly
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Rhianna
Aug 08, 2014 rated it really liked it
If you like an element of suspense...

I like to call myself Covet's biggest fan. Since the imprint launched I have read them all. But LONE WOLFE PROTECTOR is the first one that had me head-scratching whether it really belonged under the imprint. Romantic suspense is so not my genre but I do enjoy a good mystery element which LWP really delivers on. I honestly can't elaborate on what ultimately made me decide it wasn't well suited to the imprint without spoiling the story but if you're not usually
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D
Sep 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
I haven't read a paranormal story in so long. I'm so happy LONE WOLFE PROTECTOR was way back into them. I love paranormal stories that are brought to life by legends that have been told over many generations. The mystery and intrigue of them sets the pace for the story. I definitely didn't want to put it down because I needed to know what was coming next.
Kaylie Newell did a great job of having the reader ping pong between theories of "who done it" and who was on the side of good and who wasn't.
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Nola Cross
Aug 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
From the moment I began reading this story, I was inexorably drawn further and further into the dark mystery of Wolfe Creek, Oregon. There is a disappearance that is largely unexplained for most of the book, and an indomitable heroine – Maggie -- who won’t give up until she finds her friend. And there are the deliciously dangerous Wolfe brothers, Koda and Zane. Even the town’s secondary characters are finely drawn, and Wolfe Creek itself, misty and remote, is the creepiest character of all.

To be
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Dakota Storm
Sep 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Wow! This story had tons of mystery, intrigue and I can't believe that just happened moments. This author has quit the imagination and creativity she caught my attention right from the beginning and held it until the end...wow! I loved the characters, especially Koda. He's a sexy as hell Native American with a bod that makes women drool and a attitude that is just full of sexy. I loved Maggie, what a freakin tough as nails, determined, loving friend. She is amazing throughout this story, her cha ...more
Ali
This story is set in the town of Wolfe Creek which is based on a real life Wolf Creek, Oregon. Whether there are any wolves to found in this story... you will most definitely have to read and find out. This is another first in a series and I cannot wait to get my hands on more! I'm suddenly finding myself ready to book a plane ticket to this mysterious place. I thoroughly enjoyed this supernatural, mystery, thriller. It will leave you guessing the whole time. I loved every one of the unique and ...more
Patricia
Aug 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
As the story approached its ending I found an overwhelming feeling of peace, home, and belonging.
Let me backtrack. Maggie goes back to Wolf Creek after a year of feeling lost and empty over the disappearance of her best friend Ammie. The overwhelming need to find closure has her back here where it all began. She makes one friend, Candi who provides the necessary warning along with introducing her to Kodak Wolfe, a local deputy to help in her search. It's a rocky start since he doesn't want her i
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DebA
Aug 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Don't miss out on Lone Wolfe Protector. It’s just awesome!
Sheriff's deputy Koda Wolfe is the responsible man that parents want you to marry. He's waited his whole life to find that special someone to share his life with. Wolfe Creek is full of his family history and he never thought of living somewhere else. His brother, Zane Wolfe always has problems especially with the law. Maggie Sullivan gets him doing things for her against his better judgment. What will they find?

Maggie Sullivan is obsess
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Kaylie Newell lives in Southern Oregon with her husband and two daughters. She’s the proud author of over a dozen romances, including the RITA finalist, Christmas at The Graff.

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