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Touch a Dark Wolf (Shadowmen #1)

3.49  ·  Rating details ·  1,489 Ratings  ·  117 Reviews
Jennifer St. Giles begins a dazzling new series that takes you into a world of seductive shape shifters and mystical beings, and into the hearts of a band of heroic warriors known as The Shadowmen. . . .

Yesterday, Erin Morgan worked for a pioneering Manhattan medical center. Today, she's on the run, witness to a chilling conspiracy. Fleeing for her life in the Tennessee m
Kindle Edition, 202 pages
Published August 28th 2014 (first published January 29th 2006)
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Apr 07, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal
Blah. This one was rough. I was SO ready for it to be over. Basically, there is nothing compelling about the book. It has some action and thought to its plot but the characters are bland. There is no connection between character and reader. You don't experience things with the characters, you're told about them. The side characters could be interesting but they are too underdeveloped. They were like gnats at a picnic. Many of the sentences were run-ons and didn't make sense. I reread parts and o ...more
Jul 20, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
How do I even rate this book? It was so bad... it was ridiculous. But it has such a high entertainment value because of that. I literally laughed in disbelief at what i was reading. It was so unrealistic, the writing was ridiculous... it was ludicrous. Not to even mention the cringe-worthy insta-love. I'm just going to give you some quotes, because I don't know what else to say.

He never missed a dawn; it was the only time the sun was worthy enough to behold, when its light was white and unpollu
Lover of Romance
Erin, has been working for a Medical Center, and even though she enjoyed the benefits they had offered, when she realized that her boss was involved in several murders of innocent people, and she a witness, she fled, and is now on the run. Then her car collides with a hideous beast, but she is saved by a wolf. Then the next morning she awakes to find herself still with her car, and sleeping next to a gorgeous but very nude stranger, and this is only the beginning of the wierdness she will experi ...more
Erin Morgan (nurse at medical facility ran by Cinatas who himself is finding and controlling who gets Elan blood, what they need to survive), Jared (shape shifter called Blood Hunters, turned human to be able to fall in love and break the tsara's poison curse.
Dlblumer Blumer
May 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oct 23, 2015 rated it really liked it

This book wasn't what I expected, but it was very good and very addictive. I like how Jennifer St. Giles incorporated the battle of good vs evil and had wolves.
Nov 16, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Have to say that the book was amazing. I loved every moment and was pleased. It had alot of steamy qualities and i most definantly will be reading more of the books.
Mar 08, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This is probably a good book but it just didn't click with me. There were too many factions to keep track of.
Renee Rearden
This book was a fun read.

The hero was yummy and oober alpha. The heroine was caring and nurturing. The idea that there are guardians protecting a special segment of the human population is intriguing. The biggest problem I had with the heroine's character was her motivation. She's on the run for witnessing a murder. She sees something strange. Crashes. Wakes up the next morning with a huge, gorgeous, NAKED man on the hood of her car (Wouldn't we all lke to wake up to that view?!!)

She immediatel
Jul 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Yesterday, Erin Morgan worked for a pioneering Manhattan medical center. Today, she's on the run, witness to a chilling conspiracy. Fleeing for her life in the Tennessee mountains, she is run off the road by a mysterious beast . . . and things only get stranger when she wakes the next day to find a naked Adonis sprawled on the hood of her car.

For centuries, Jared has been a shape shifter, sworn to protect mortals like Erin. But in saving her, Jared has damned himself, for the poison from his bat
Jun 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful Love Story

Wow I loved Jared and Erin's story... In a world of things are not as it seems and there is always good vs evil, it's amazing to know that even In the fictional world, love does conquer all... I can't wait to continue this series... Wonderfully written, with characters you fall in love with, hoping there is a personal story for them....😘😘😘
Laura Shannon
Aug 23, 2016 rated it liked it
Not what I expected

Good escape reading, but I was hoping for more substance and less smut. The potential for more depth is there, but I guess that wasn't the goal. I like the premise. I just think it could be more. I don't have plans of buying any others in the series. This one was free.
Oct 22, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the first book of Ms. St. Giles that I've read, and it's a great twist on the werewolf story. She's created her own world that has many layers. I immediately went into book two after I finished this one.
While I enjoyed the storyline, there was too much "I'm damned" moaning from Jared and disbelief from Erin.
Nov 07, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was better than I thought it would be. I liked the shadow warriors . Look forward to the next book.
Kathy Harrington
Oct 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Ok so

At the beginning I felt a little lost, I can't explain why though. As I continued to read though the story unfolded and flowed fantastically. I will be reading more.
Nov 18, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good book.
Sheila Sharp
Apr 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Unique spirit world

New twist on defining good and evil, heaven and Hell. But the hero and heroine are very human and wonderfully defined.
Pretty good. The leading man, Jared drove me crazy at times, but I liked it overall.
Aurora Martin
Feb 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing

Love it! She is a great author, keeps you involved and wanting more. The book is complete without needing the next book but leaves enough you want it anyway.
Dec 25, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What a great twist on the same premise. Loved the hero and heroine!!
Good plot. Interesting characters.
Sharon - Anne Street
Jul 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing

Loved this book. Had a bit of everything in it. Brilliantly wrote. Would highly recommended to any fantasy reader all day.
Apr 30, 2009 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crap, 50-book-09
This book made me laugh my fucking ass off.
Dec 14, 2017 rated it liked it
I am sorry to say, I found this a bit boring to read, and I cannot put my finger on the reason why. There are likeable characters, a good plot, what I think is good storytelling - and still, at least in the first half of this book, the story sort of dragged for me. I caught up a bit in the second half.
Apart from that, and some less believable passages (how could Jared NOT know more about human/mortal life if his kind have been watching over the Chosen?), it was quite a nice story to read, and ye
Poetic Puppy
Sep 17, 2017 rated it did not like it
I just couldn’t get into this book and I’m not sure I can really pinpoint why… it just didn’t speak to me. I ended up giving up around 20% of the way in. Perhaps the book is too busy at the start, I don’t know, there was just a lot to take in and too many facts all at once kind of detract from the escapism for me.
Angela McLean
Aug 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing

I've been reading since midnight and just finished. This is one hell of an erotic book, without the need of the explicitness of the usual, sometimes ridiculous soft porn we seem to be bombarded with. I'm certainly no prude, but we should all have perfectly good imaginations. This book also had me in tears. Bought the 2nd book of the series right away. Jennifer has a new fan.
Feb 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Love werewolves

Kept me going on the long nights in the winter and when you are waiting for an appointment of any kind
Marsha Spohn
Erin’s day was shot to hell. As a nurse at the Sno-Med facilities, it was her duty to oversee the blood transfusions to the ultra-rich that would hold back their cancer for three months.

Today she’d seen something that she never should have. In an extremely secret lab deep within the Sno-Med complex, she had discovered four bodies. Not injured, not victims of a horrific accident, just four people who carried the special protein in their blood that made miracles happen for cancer patients. Strappe
Mar 17, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: did-not-finish
This was passed along to me, thankfully for free. Tapped out at 15%. No thanks.
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