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No More Lion

(Sassy Shifter Brides #2)

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4.07  ·  Rating details ·  263 ratings  ·  40 reviews
Curvy Liza Perelli has been looking for a place to call home all her life. From a privileged background, she has done her best to shrug off that lifestyle and seek out the simpler things in life through her art. Still, there is something missing. When she meets sexy werelion Rake at her best friend's wedding, Liza knows she has a chance for something truly spectacular. May ...more
Kindle Edition, 66 pages
Published May 11th 2015
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iliana G
May 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I was given an ARC by the author for an honest review.

I don't think i have read any other book of this author and i have to say i am so damn glad i did!!!

Ohh my gosh i just love short books that are packed with action hot steamy sex and the right plot to keep you intrested and unable to leave te book down.

Lisa met Rake in her best friends wedding and the attraction between them is undeniable.
When Lisa leaves to return home Rake is the only thing in her mind as Rake has onle one thing in mind Lis
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Diana Rising
Jun 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: felines, shifters, cowboys
This was a good shifter story where a human girl and a werelion rancher fall in love. We didn't get to know the main characters very well, but they were both likable. The sexy scenes are well-written, but some of them seem unnecessary to the plot. The human heroine knows about shifters, because her friend married a bear shifter, so that explains why we don't have any angst about the hero being a lion.

I enjoyed the unique take on werelion society. Our hero doesn't want to live like a lion in Afr
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Melissa
May 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book in exchange for a review. I have been waiting for this one since I read the first one in the series Hearts Laid Bear. I must admit I loved this one even more. I felt more of a connection between these two. Don't get me wrong the first one was a great read as well but this was better.
The story, picks up where the first one left off at Warren and Kasey's wedding. After a steamy makeout session Liza returns home to Texas but her and Rake keep in touch through Sassy D
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Sherill
May 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Book 2 -Sassy Shifter-Brides-Liza and Rake had a brief steamy encounter in Book 1 at Kacey's wedding. They have been keeping in touch via the SassyDate app.

Liza is an audacious, curvy, intelligent, hazel eyed HUMAN beauty who has secured a permanent place in Rake's heart. For the first time ever, his human and werelion psyche agree that Liza is the mate for him, however, the Whiteplains pride has sent a message from his Mom-Come Home-and if you take a mate the pride doesn't approve of, both of y
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Debbie
Independent reviewer for Paranormal Romance and Authors That Rock.

Liza met Rake at Kacey and Warren's wedding. The attraction is hot off the scale and powerful. So powerful, Rake knows she is his mate. But a visit from his half sister puts a damper on that attraction. As the oldest lion in the pride, he is expected to return home and mate with all available females, just like a stud. And his sister is just as determined to get him home, as Rake is determined not to go.

Short, sexy shifter book th
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Angel Hatfield
May 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
**I received an ARC of this story in exchange for an honest review**
While in Shifter Grove for her best friend Kacey's wedding, Liza Perelli meets Rake Whiteplains, a lion shifter living in Shifter Grove because he can't stand his pride's ancient rules. At the wedding, the heat gets turned up between them. After she goes back home, they keep in contact through the SassyDate app. A few weeks later, Kacey invites her to house sit while she's on her honeymoon. Liza jumps at the chance to see Rake a
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Donna Vaughan
May 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
NO MORE LION (Sassy Shifter Brides #2) – BY ANYA NOWLAN
Wow No More Lion starts with a bang straight into the action. Hot action, but Anya leaves us wanting for more panting for more. Elizabeth (Liza) and Raleigh (Rake) are a hot sexy human and a were lion. Rake left his pride as he wants a more fulfilling life than the traditional way the pride is being run.
After a visit from his step-sister Rake decides to cool things with Liza. The sexual attraction between the two is too strong to be ignored.
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Sheryl
May 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I was given a complimentary copy for an honest review by author Anya Nowlan. This is book 2 of the Sassy Shifter Brides series by the author.

Rake is a werelion and left his pride because of how the laws and circumstances are in his opinion ancient. He does not want to be a sperm donor to any of the lionesses but wants to settle down with 1 mate. Liza is upset with Rake and has a chance to get away from him but things do not go as planned since he is in charge of the journey. Rake will do whateve
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Elizabeth/snoopypeach
May 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
No More Lion
Book 2 in Sassy Shifter Brides series

Drawn together at a wedding, Rake a lion shifter and Liza, a human, feel an instant connection. They get hot and heavy for a quick minute then don't see each other for a while.
Liza is asked to house sit and she is ecstatic to see Rake again and thinks he is excited to see her.....but he doesn't call and he doesn't show up......what's the problem? Can these two come together for something real or has their time passed?
Controlling families, sexy sh
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Robyn
May 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Liza goes to her best friend’s, Kasey wedding in Idaho to a town where shifters and humans live harmoniously together. While celebrating she catches the eyes of one sexy Lion, I mean guy named Rake. Liza and Rake have a deep bonding connection that is unbreakable. With the exchange of some hot kisses and groping their fate is sealed. Liza comes back to Idaho to house sit while the newlyweds are on their honeymoon. The thoughts of Rake run through her mind. Rake need to keep his distance. After a ...more
Karen Shortridge
May 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received this for my honest review
if you like shifter short stories then this is a great one, Rake is a lion shifter making his own way after deciding the ancient ways are not for him, Liza an artist from a very wealthy, well to do family who feels totally out of place with them and doesn't feel she can fit In anywhere. well they both meet at their friends wedding and chemistry fly's in amongst them but they don't take it any further and part ways that night, a few weeks later they are togethe
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Ann
May 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
This was a super fast, steamy read. This is the second book in the Sassy Brides series and while I enjoyed this book I liked the first one more. The biggest drawback for me on this story was how Rake was willing to lose his chance at his mate due to his family's threats. From what I have read with other shifter stories this did not seem like a typical shifter. Most would do anything to connect with their mates and unwilling to walk away for any reason. However once Liza convinced Rake she was mo ...more
Lisa
May 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sassy Shifter Brides is a series of paranormal mail-order bride novellas set in Shifter Grove. No More Lion is the second book in the series.

First off I have to say that I love the cover on this book. I love Lions so I was thrilled to get a copy of this book to ARC.
This book introduces us to Rake Whiteplains who is a sexy werelion and Liza Perelli who is a pretty curvy girl just looking love and to belong some place. Liza meets Rake at her best friends wedding and the sparks fly between them. B
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Gale
May 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I have been waiting for Liza’s and Rake’s (Raleigh to his family) story since I read about them in Hearts Laid Bear. It was a very fast read for me but I loved Liza’s character – snarky, smart, talented and hot for her werelion-to-be! Rake has trouble with his family/pride and this story is about overcoming those issues to be with Liza. Their “courtship” seemed short and I would have loved to read more of a backstory but then it w ...more
Cilicia White
May 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is book two in Sassy Shifter Series and features, Liza, the best friend of Kacey, the heroine in the first book and Rake, the werelion. This story takes place after Kacey's wedding. Rafe's family wants him to come back to the pride so he can takeover and be the Alpha and the male equivalent of a broodmare. When he refuses heirs threatened to never mate with anyone who the pride doesn't agree on. Fearing for Liza he decides not to pursue a relationship with her but fate has other plans. This ...more
Ann Ellis
May 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
"No More Lion, Sassy Shifter Brides"
by Anya Nowlan
4 STARS


I am an independent reviewer that was given an advance reading copy. I received this book from the author. This is my honest review.

"No More Lion" is a paranormal romance novella. It is part of a series but can be read as a standalone. The writing is concise and does well as a quick read. The characters are pleasant, with the exception of the certain bad elements. The story deals with breaking away from family traditions and making it even
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Stacey
May 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Liza and Rake Story . An Arc Review .
Liza best friends with Kacey and Rake who is best friends with Warren who is his Alpha to some degree due to the fact Warren and Rake and a few others started a new community so they can get away from the rules of each of where they are from ., whether be a werewolf , werebear or a werelion . but Rakes family has other plans can Rake overcome his families wants for his mate though he has his sights on one woman her name is Liza she is also an Artist as well
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Ruth
Jul 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
I was given this book for an honest review.
Rake and Liza are made for each other. Strong independent Liza is ready for a permanent relationship with Rake.
Rake is ready to settle down and thinks Liza is the one for him till his family gets in the way.
The are so refreshing and honest with each other and have such open communication that they can trust in each other.
The steam builds up as they fight to have the relationship his family opposes.
Can't wait for the next chapter to Shifter Grove, th
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Nicole Smith
May 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: paranormal, shifter
It's a nice fast paced hot read. Second book in the series and it's Kacey's best friend's turn. One night instant attraction between Liza and Rake. Now Liza has come to house sit for Kacey, but Liza has ulterior motives. She's hoping to pick up where she left off with lion shifter Rake, but to her disappointment he avoids her like the plague. With a twist a fate they are forced to spend time with one another alone out in the wilderness. When these two are together sparks fly and temperatures sco ...more
Natasha
May 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is a cute story about Rake that's a lion shifter that really likes Liza that is human. Rake's family wants him to follow traditions and and take over the Pack. That's not what he wants to do he wants to live his life the way he wants to without his family the problem is will his family let him do that? Liza doesn't want to be known as the as oil tycoons daughter she wants to make her own path with someone who will love her. She's found that in Rake and doesn't want to let him go no matter w ...more
Joy
May 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
I was given this ARC for a honest review. Love it! Rake is just trying to start over in life outside of his pride and they do not want to let him. Liza came from money and a very well to do family. She wants to live off her own work not her families money. They meet each other at their friends wedding. It was instant attractive. Now his pride refused to let him hook up with anyone outside of the pride. This is a great read and recommend it.
Melanie
May 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Author Anya Nowlan, once again takes readers to Shifter Grove. Full of hot, hunky shifter cowboys looking for true love. The second in the new series 'No More Lion', provided a fast, fun read where we fall in love with Rake the steamy, bad boy lion shifter with a heart of gold.

I am loving this series and can truly say the only thing bad about the books is they go by so fast! I am definitely looking forward to returning to Shifter Grove in the next book.
Nancy Fontaine
I received book in exchange for an honest review.
This starts off with a really Hot scene at a wedding reception between Rake (werelion) and Liza (human)unfortunately they live in two different cities.When a chance to house sit for her friends Liza jumps on it hoping to see Rake again. Because of family threats Rake has been avoiding Liza but a cattle roundup brings them together for three nights and days.
Maria
Jan 31, 2016 rated it liked it
Left Wanting More

3 1/2 Stars - Lisa and Rake were so into each other which was good. This Werelion was insatiable...heck yes. This feisty human was too. I only regret these stories are way too short. There was so much more that could have made this a definitely well rounded story. Example, the pride could have been expanded upon much more. I don't want to say anything more for I do not like spoilers. If I gave my opinion any further...it would give things away.
Betty
May 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
WOW,It just gets better and better

The second book in this series continues to be absolutely amazing love story with its own drama and steamy scenes that you will find captivating. I'm recommending that you check it out for yourself. I'm going to be checking out the next addition to this series.
Kimberly Walden
Jun 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Lion Shifter Standalone Book.

Kindle Unlimited read. Standalone book in a series. He left his clan to be part of a new that welcomed all. They want her to come back to mate will the females. He things he's found his mate only to have her put into danger. She's wondered why he's not called. When fate pushes them together can he keep his distance?
Ceola
May 24, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle-unlimited
Love me some shifters!
Werelions like wild lions are run by the pride females.
The males job is to protect the pride and make babies with
As many females as possible. Rake refuses to be a brood male.
His human mate is threatened by pride were-lionesse.
Rake shows the 3 attackers what a male lion is capable of when protecting what's his.
Teresa Stirewalt
May 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I an really enjoying this series. It is a refreshing and different angle from the other shifter and paranormal books I have read before. The connections are almost instant and the love that is shared is burning hot. I love the idea of a town where all can settle regardless of their history or back ground and be treated as equals. I can not wait to read the rest of this series.
Cheryl Duval
May 13, 2015 rated it liked it
I received and ARC of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

This is a very fast read and I thought that it was pretty good but lacked enough conflict resolution - it was too fast and too easy. I would of liked to see the conflict taken further to make the outcome a little more credible.
Dorothy Phillips
May 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Liza met Rake at her friends wedding and there was instant attraction. Now she has come to house sit for her friend and Rake is just down the Road . His family has other ideas about dragging him back to the pack no matter what it takes. He will have to face danger with Liza . Loved this story and so Glad the author let me review it for her.
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