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Sanctuary

(Hunted #1)

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4.29  ·  Rating details ·  105 ratings  ·  35 reviews
Tess Monroe is a werecat on the run. Pursued by Hunters, an elite group of humans tasked with extinguishing the entire shifter species, Tess stumbles upon a safe haven. Due to a long-standing feud, she receives an icy reception. Determined to reunite with her loved ones, she reluctantly accepts the help of, Nate, a werewolf. The attraction to Nate is instantaneous, and Tes ...more
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Published February 21st 2015 by Createspace
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Cassandra
My Thoughts - 5 out of 5 Unicorns - I loved it!!!
***Received a copy of the ebook for an honest review, but I want to add this to my own library very soon :)

The cover definitely doesn’t scream shifter to me. I would have loved to see their animal halves on the cover too :)

This book is around 200 pages of awesomeness, and this is the first book I’ve read by Bethany. But I’m at a loss as to why because I think I own all the Werewolf Wars books already, so I’m definitely goi
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Eva Millien
Mar 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tessa is werecat, Nate is a werewolf and right now their forbidden attraction is the least of their worries as they are pursued by Hunters in this exciting new paranormal romance series.

Wounded and on the run, Tessa receives help from Nate, who takes her to a safe haven to heal but her reception there is anything but welcoming and Nate may live at Sanctuary but that doesn’t mean he agrees with everything the council decides. The reader can’t help but get caught up in the emotional tu
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Gabrielle Blaque/~Bhlack Benehvolence~
Overview

Tess Monroe is a werecat on the run. Pursued by Hunters, an elite group of humans tasked with extinguishing the entire shifter species, Tess stumbles upon a safe haven. Due to a long-standing feud, she receives an icy reception. Determined to reunite with her loved ones, she reluctantly accepts the help of, Nate, a werewolf. The attraction to Nate is instantaneous, and Tess finds herself trusting him despite his packs archaic beliefs and traditions.

Werecats can’t
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Tammy Sowards-Sanchez
Feb 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
# OF STARS 5/5 Genre: Paranormal Pages: 1300
Overview:
Tess Monroe is a werecat on the run. Pursued by Hunters, an elite group of humans tasked with extinguishing the entire shifter species, Tess stumbles upon a safe haven. Due to a long-standing feud, she receives an icy reception. Determined to reunite with her loved ones, she reluctantly accepts the help of, Nate, a werewolf. The attraction to Nate is instantaneous, and Tess finds herself trusting him despite his packs archaic beliefs an
...more
Ana
Feb 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
Ms. Shaw has a hit with this series!

Tess is on the run from Hunters, she was able to escape the attack on her pride of cat shifters, but she was injured and hopes that she can find some of her family alive... She stops at a bar hoping to get something to eat and rest a bit. Eden the bartender is so sweet to her, but something is off about her, she's a human, so why does she feel these vibes?

Little does she suspect that she is about to meet her mate and a very unlikely a o
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Wendy
Feb 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC of this book for an honest review

I enjoyed this story immensely... I Love shifter stories and this one does not let you down. there is action from the minute you start reading...I didn't want to put it down.

this is the first story in a series - each story has its own HEA with the story continuing with each book. Going to enjoy seeing where the author takes this series.

this was Tess and Nate's story. Tess, on the run from The Hunters, is looki
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Jennifer Treviño
Paranormal, Shifter, Forbidden Romance Fans...READ THIS!!
This series just keeps getting better & better! I love how Shaw's characters always make me fall for them. It's crazy that she's able to do this with every book. This simply proves she has some mega skillz & ensures I keep coming back for more!
Sanctuary is different from the previous installments as we get a glimpse of many more shifter factions, but the Shaw magic ensures we enjoy every minute of it. Tess is a werceat,
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Cilicia White
Feb 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book in a new shifter series with each story with its own HEA but with a continuing storyline. This story starts off with Tess, a Werecat, wounded and running for her life. She is being hunted by The Hunters, who hate all shifters and she stumbles into a bar being ran by a half shifter. Nate, a werewolf, is determined to help her even though there is a long standing feud between the two. Nate takes her to Sanctuary, a place were different species gather to hide from the world, ...more
Nicole Smith
Feb 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book in her new series and she has me hooked. Loved the characters and I'm a huge fan of shifters. Right from the beginning Tess a werecat is being hunted. Then from there we learn all about the shifter world. Hunters are trying their best to eliminate shifters any means necessary. Nate brings Tess to Sanctuary, but not a warm welcome for her because she's the only werecat and the wolves are holding back grudge from an old fuel, but nothing can stop the desire flaring between h ...more
Sheryl
Feb 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I was given a complimentary copy for an honest review by author Bethany Shaw. This is book 1 of A Hunted Novel by the author.

A werecat and a wolf are forbidden to be together but after Tess Monroe is rescued from hunters by Eden, she finds herself attracted to Edens brother,Nate. Nate felt a sudden attraction to Tess but he was torn between his duty as a wolf and forbidden love.

The author has created great characters in this story and there is lots of action, betrayal and
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Ann
Feb 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I have read by this author and it was a home run for me. Once I started I could not put the book down and finished in just a few hours! I can't wait for the next book in the series and will definitely be checking out more books by Ms. Shaw in the future. I love almost any book with shifters in it and if it involves any type of cat shifters that is a bonus. To have cat & wolf shifters was great and to see them start to overcome so much in just this book alone makes me c ...more
Jo
Feb 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. I can't wait for the next one. I highly recommend it to anyone who likes reading about shifters, romance and hunters. Nate and Tess are beautiful. I give the book 5 out of 5.
Natalie
May 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sanctuary

I never suspected it was Ray working with the Hunters. I'm glad Nate and Tess helped rescue Nate's mom and stopped the Hunters. I can't wait to see what happens with Eden and Xander.
BrownSugar
Dec 28, 2018 rated it liked it
I enjoyed this book and plan to read the rest of the series. The inter species shifter politics was interesting as was the betrayal from within. I’m interested to see where the series will go.
Cassandra
My Thoughts - 5 out of 5 Unicorns - I loved it!!!
***Received a copy of the ebook for an honest review, but I want to add this to my own library very soon :)

The cover definitely doesn’t scream shifter to me. I would have loved to see their animal halves on the cover too :)

This book is around 200 pages of awesomeness, and this is the first book I’ve read by Bethany. But I’m at a loss as to why because I think I own all the Werewolf Wars books already, so I’m definitely goi
...more
Jenni Crawford
Jan 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
***I voluntarily reviewed this book for Katsindiebookblog, and I gained no monetary incentives nor was I specifically requested to review the book.*** This was a really great book to read, it pulls you in within the first chapter and keeps you going till the end. It’s really the second book in the series, with PurrFect Match being book 1. You do not have to read it in order to continue with Sanctuary but it will help you a little to understand some of the things that are going on, such as the h ...more
Lynn Smith
Feb 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
I received a copy of the book for an honest review.



Tess Monroe a werecat shifter on the run after her pride had been attacked by hunters. Wounded and trying to make her way to Ohio to meet up with any survivors. She stops to rest and eat. Eden the waitress where Tess stops realizes what Tess is and calls her brother Nate to let him know that there is a shifter and she is injured. Before Nate arrives Tess collapses. Nate takes Tess to Sanctuary a safe haven for shifters. W
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Ingrid Stephanie Jordan
Jul 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Title:  Sanctuary 
Series: A Hunted Novel
Destination: Book 2,  228 Pages, StandAlone
Author: Bethany Shaw
Reviewer: Ingrid Stephanie Jordan
Genre: #PRN #WolfCatBearSnakeBirdShifters
My Score:  #5Stars☆☆☆☆☆

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Well did anybody really think that it would be this phenomenal, better than book 1 it makes you wonder everything was just fantastic the characters the Situation's, the Burning of the Little Colonies, the Betrayal, the Murders, the S
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Lisa
Feb 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sanctuary by Bethany Shaw

Thank you Ms. Shaw for the honor of ARC'ing for you.

I love your book Sanctuary!!!! Your writing style is fluid and crisp. Your characters are inviting and strong. I am on the edge of my seat eager for the next book.

I loved the concept of the shifter sanctuary. All different types of shifters coming together in a time of need. Nate and Tess are great characters. I like how Tess is tough and perfectly capable of taking care of herself as well as protecting the ones she
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Melissa Weeks
Mar 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I just love books that have a forbidden love between the main characters it makes things interesting it's the shifter version of Romeo and Juliet except for the names thea is a werecat shifter and mate is a werewolf their is a long standing died between the older werecats and werewolves their hate is so bad they can't stand to be near each other thea is on the run her family (pride) was attacked by hunters she stops in a town to eat but she is badly injured when nates sister saves her and asks h ...more
Romance Readers Book Blog
Mar 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
Sanctuary is the first in a new shifter series by Bethany Shaw. It follows the lives of Nate, a werewolf shifter, and Tess, a werecat shifter as they try to protect their kind from human type hunters. There’s love and action and everything most readers want in a paranormal romance novel.

The attraction between Nate and Tess is palpable but forbidden because they are differing breeds of shifters. This isn’t as much of an issue for Tess, but Nate comes from a traditional pack which expe
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Diana Page
Sep 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Book 2 of the Hunted series by Bethany Shaw is fantastic !! It's full of shifter 's who think Pack and Pride shouldn't mix. Tessa is one were cat on the run and looking for her family after their pride is attacked and burned out of their homes. Nate is Eden's older brother and he steps in to help Tessa at Eden's request, and things go quickly downhill from there !! Hunter's somehow keep finding them, Shifters are found dead or are missing completely and Tess & Nate are falling in love right ...more
Bella Doerres
Jul 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Off Limits by Bethany Shaw
Volume 3 of A Hunted Novel
When Eden and Xander are taken from Eden’s home they are thrown into hunter’s secret lab. Now these two have to find a way out. Escaping with the help of a shifter held there they are now on the run from the hunters and Xander’s family. This is a fast paced run from the Hunters. No add that these two are going to find out that they might just be made for each other. Keeping Eden safe from the other shifters becomes Xander’s primar
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Sandy
Feb 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is a must read! I am in love with the characters and the plot. This is one that wraps you up and says you cannot go yet! Action, romance, danger, and forbidden love! We have one heroine that if you don't fall in love with, you are heartless, she gives her all and she is one scrappy woman/wereleopard. Shot and poisoned, she is being hunted as she hunts her family that was savagely attacked. Risking her life to help her family escape, now she is alone, trying to reunite with them. She me ...more
Kim
Mar 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed ready Sanctuary. The author did a great job building the characters and the flow of the story. Tess is a strong, loving, tender but tough warrior oh and did I forget a werecat. She is injured and meets a sweet human who helps her out. Tess knows there is something different about Eden but she can't quite figure it out until she offers to help her. That is when she meets Edens brother Nate who is a werewolf and their worlds will never be the same. The were creates in this story a ...more
Sher
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing

Starts out with danger and fear, and ends with love and a look towards a great future for Tess and Nate.
Tess is a were shifter and Nate is a wolf shifter. But some how they are mates.. The history of the two packs is in debate on what drove them apart as allies.. Each pack has their own version of the story.
Nate takes Tess to Sanctuary to recover from her ordeal. The Council at Sanctuary is against their being together. But they agree to help her find her family who is on the run fr
...more
Lorraine Caruana
Feb 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I was given this book as an ARC in return for an honest review.i must admit, this was the first book by Bethany Shaw that I had read. I've gone through shifter novels faster than girls changing their knickers, so I thought " yeah, here we go, another one". But I was pleasantly surprised and intrigued. The story flowed, Nate and Tessa are red-hot together. Their characters are so compelling. Tessa will look for and help her family no matter what and Nate will help her and protect her never mind t ...more
Savannah S
Feb 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-of-2015
Holy shifters!!! I absolutely could not put this book down! I got it as a review copy from the author and I have to say this, book 2, Eden and Xander's story can not come out soon enough! I loved the story, the uniqueness, the action, Tess is a bad ass were cat and Nate an awesome werewolf!! Bethany this story is amazing I am so glad I have now found another amazing author to add to my one click list!!!
D Thomas
Feb 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, author-given
I love my Shifter stories and Sanctuary has made in on my favorites list.

Not all true matings are easy, Tess and Nate have a hard one to get through. Some understand and others don't.

Then, there is the ever present Hunter problem to deal with.

Can a wolf and leopard bring the two shifter species together? To help each other and rescue all other shifters? Full blooded or not?

Plenty of action, suspense and love going on in this book. I am ready for the next installment.
Sonia
Feb 22, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First book in new series. I really enjoyed this book and look forward to getting each as they are released. A sanctuary where the shifters who run it seem to be biased about certain type of shifters. There were enough twists in book to keep me interested and I enjoyed getting to know Tess and Nate
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