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Force of Temptation

(The Mercury Pack #2)

4.17  ·  Rating details ·  8,083 ratings  ·  577 reviews

Harley Vincent is resigned to life in the human world. Sure, being a margay shifter is half her nature, but life among humans gives her the freedom to roam and do as she pleases. That is, until anti-shifter extremists target her, putting her life in immediate danger.

When an old acquaintance and onetime fling, Jesse Dalton, shows up to offer the protection of his pack, Harl

Kindle Edition, 322 pages
Published December 13th 2016 by Montlake Romance
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Kylie Macfarlane Yeah, Suzanne wright it in the mix of writing 3 series of book and the next should be out by the end of this year I think... If you haven't read any m…moreYeah, Suzanne wright it in the mix of writing 3 series of book and the next should be out by the end of this year I think... If you haven't read any more series .. I would look at either Phoenix Pack or the Dark in You... they are really good.. in my opinion. (less)

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Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
Re-read: 10/18/18

4.5 Stars

So, I am rating this super high.

Perhaps too high.


But homie don't care.


Because homie is one happy camping homie.

Is it be because I am hopelessly biased when it comes to this author?

Because I fucking just adore this series?

These characters?





On all counts.

Seriously though, I just love Suzanne Wright.

I feel like we would be best friends if we ever met.

Or perhaps just stared at each other .

Or said completely inappropriate and inadvertently rude thin
Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
5 Imprinting Stars

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Force of Temptation the 2nd book in the Mercury Pack series was so damn good! The Mercury Pack series is the spin off series of The Phoenix Pack series. The stories and characters intertwine so much that I don't miss my favorite couples from the Phoenix Pack. I love Suzanne Wright. I have been a fan of hers for years. I've never read a book written by her that I haven't loved. I truly don't know how she does it. But somehow she
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
Tell me who you belong to, Harley. Fucking tell me or I swear to God I’ll pull out and come all over you!”
With a resigned growl, she ground out, “I’m yours, you motherfucking, pushy bastard!”
“Never forget it.”

Oh wait...did you need more than that quote to convince you to read this book? Oh c'mon! *gives you a stink eye*

Sheesh. Fine. Demanding people.

Force of Temptation brings more of Suzanne Wright awesome. A sassy heroine, a badass possessive hero, the whole gang of awesome
Aisling Zena
4.5 stars

You know what my problem is with this author? The fact that I'm always left wanting more at the end of the book. Apparently a 300 something page book is not enough for me. No, I want to linger and enjoy her world-building for as long as I possibly can.

As usual Suzanne Wright sucked me in her book with the first few sentences. Introducing a new type of shifter that's also a person we haven't seen before in the series. Harley Vincent, a margay shifter! I love it when we get someone new a

I absolutely love this author. Everything she writes turns to gold....for me anyway :)

So we have another book about the Mercury Pack and this time it's Jesse's turn. Now I'm gonna be honest here and say that I didn't remember much about Jesse. He has been a bit behind the scenes, but I was very impressed with his character in this book. He was very much the dominating possessive Alpha Wolf, but he was also really sweet and caring.

Harley, the female MC was also wonderful...I didn't hate one singl
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Audio "re-read" 9/30/19

Full disclosure, I had no clue what a Margay was so I had to look up pictures. And now I want one! Christmas present maybe?

Harley Vincent is a half Margay shifter, half human who chooses to live in the human world. When she was younger her own pride was a bunch of partiers and was hated by the pack of wolf shifters that lived near them. But Harley was hated by that pack more than anyone and they made her childhood hell until her human
✰ Liz ✰
"I'm asking you to forsake your true mate. I'm asking you to step back into a world that let you down. I'm asking you to give me every part of you. And I'm asking you to accept every part of me-a lot of those parts are dark and broken."

Force of Temptation is the second book in The Mercury Pack Series. It is another fantastic addition to the shifter shelf of goodness from the crazy talented Suzanne Wright. If strong alpha males and sassy heroines are your thing, then you will want to downloa
ARC received in exchange for an honest review.

Aaaaand...she did it again! Suzanne Wright is simply amazing at what she does. Her stories are so much fun to read (also re-read), just pure joy. There's a reason Suzanne is one of my favourite authors and this book proves once again why. The story has all the elements that I would like in my book, from the sexy scenes to the mystery and action. We also can't forget her completely alpha heroes that would do for their women abslutely everything. And n
4 honesty deserved honesty. stars

“I’m not a guy you can manage, Harley—you know it. Just like you know that neither you nor your cat would want me if you could control me.”

“Are you sure he can deal with you?” Harley smiled at the curvy feline. “No, but he’s delusional enough to believe he can.”

Have you ever wondered who would win a fight between a cat and a wolf…. Two dominant species set in their ways, one whose feisty and downright mean, and the other too st
Eve (Between The Bookends)


I REALLY wanted like this one more than I did. I've been struggling to finish it for a few days now. Unfortunately, it pretty much bored me to tears.

I liked both Jesse and Harley for the most part, but never really felt a connection between them, and I found Harley a little too alpha bitch at times. I also didn't love the fact that Jesse knew he wanted to mate her for three years and kept tabs on her etc, but continued to sleep around with OW. I am generally more picky about that type of thing
NiCoLeTa E. {Addicted To Books}
***4 "You're my center!!!" stars***

This was the second book of the Mercury pack and another one wonderful story about Mrs. Wright's intriguing wolves...

We already known all these guys from both Mercury and Phoenix pack and we love them fiercely, so every new story is an awesome addition to this beautiful world full of shifters...
This story was a little bit different because it had to do with a wolf and a margay...

Strange combination, right??? But very irresistible and intriguing!!!

“I do
Mirjana **DTR - Down to Read**

***3.5 Stars***

Another winner from Suzanne Wright! I will read any character that she writes about in this shifter world. I love both the Mercury and Phoenix packs and am not ashamed to admit that I can never get enough of them!

As you've come to expect, you'll get a possessive Alpha male and a snarky and strong leading lady. Jesse and Harley did not disappoint. I loved them both.

I was worried that since Harley wasn't Jesse's true mate, I'd feel a bit jipped, but Suzanne Wright did a great job
Mindy Lou's Book Review
Dec 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I'm such a huge fan of Suzanne Wright's stories. She delivers the goods I'm looking for in my books. She provides the very Alpha Hero's, the mature, rational heroines and lots of hot scenes! In addition to this she has such great side characters. I loved Harley's cousins. Everything about them makes me hope they get a story of their own. It absolutely cracked me up that one of the young pups kept quoting lines from horror movies. I mean that's just funny stuff right there. And to top it all off, ...more
Do you know what I really love about Suzanne Wright's books - the characters. She weaves the most amazing characters into her stories, and sucks me into their world every single time as she did with Force of Temptation... well except for Nick, but we won't go there. The heroes are so totally OTT alpha, the heroines have their own alpha female going on, usually thrown in with a whole lot of sass and snark that just works, and has me cackling like a loon. Throw old Greta into the mix and I'm total ...more
Ꮗ€♫◗☿ ❤️ ❤️
“I’m your number one fan.”

Yes that quote is from Misery. One thing I like about these books is that they each have a funny little theme running through them, even through the series, like Dominic’s sleazy pick up lines, or the prank wars between Eli and Roni.

This book has a little three year old girl running around quoting horror movies. Every time she does it her Mom says, “Who let her watch Misery” or whatever movie she quoted. Quite funny.

The story is as good as all the rest. I plan to cont
Dec 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars

After reading the synopsis I wondered if Suzanne Wright would be able to sell me on the rightness, and intensity of Harley and Jesse’s romance, just as much as the other true mate couples featured previously. I shouldn’t have worried, because their connection was every bit as powerful and electric as a true mated pair!

True mates are shifters who are destined to be together, perfect for each other, the other half of a one’s soul. But as the description says, Jesse lost his true mate whe
4.5* dear kitty cat STARS!

In case you forgot about who's in Mercury Pack, read the previous book. Like me... who is Jesse Dalton? Yeah, this pack has whole bunch of were-creatures is easily to forget because they have hugeee crowd. I only remember the main member of Phoenix Pact, their ally. Sadly, I didn't remember this Jesse but I liked the story very much!

Being a margay shifter, Harley Vincent lives among the human like nothing happened. But she has been targeted by the Extremist for a long t
Katie Utterly Unashamed
5 stalkerish stars! Jesse is officially one of my favorite heroes. I mean he didn't "stalk" technically, he just "watched" her for years. Which is totally different and completely normal!

I love a man who knows what he wants, and just tells you. Crazy or not! From the start he knows that Harley will be his. I mean, he had groceries for her at the house for when he was ready to bring her home. Luckily, someone tried to blow up her car, so he didn't have to wait another week. Now he just has to si
Jan 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! Just WOW! This book was such a pleasant surprise to me! Not only because Jesse and Harley weren’t each other ‘true mates’ but also because I never expected Jesse to be so alpha and possessive! Although we have met Jesse in previous books, we (the reader) never got to know him really well (the same can be said about Zander and Bracken), so I never expected him to be so intense and dominant. And I ADORED it! It was also a pleasure to meet Harley and her anti-social margay cat. I had such fun ...more
2.5 Meh...

I expected so much more from this series and this author.
This book was pretty boring, to be honest, and the characters didn't really have chemistry.

It wasn't an awful read by any means, it was just pretty meh .
Like all the other books in this series and The Phoenix Pack series, I totally loved this!

I don't know if I was imagining things or it's because I want more of Cain, but didn't he seem a little protective of Cassidy? Is she his true mate? I mean, when she's older, of course. She's just a kid now. But still.. Or maybe he'll just be there for Cassidy like he was for Ally growing up?? SOMETHING. I just have a feeling. Am I the only one who noticed it? The connection? He refused to give her to Shay
Al George
Midly diverting. Decent read.

This worked and I have no complaints. Decent shifter book. A continuation of the previous book. It's a formula that works well as long as you don't read them back to back. If you do, you'll get bored.

Read for the URR New Years 2018 Reading Challenge, 22. Interspecies/Alien Romance - hey she's a margay cat and he's a wolf...species.
Hana ♡
5 Stars!

I really enjoyed this story. Jesse was a sexy, silent, brooding alpha male who never wavered in his feelings. And Harley was strong, understanding, and feisty. Together they were absolutely perfect and I loved reading about them as a couple.

Jesse is a wolf shifter & Harley is a margay cat shifter. So the whole time I was picturing something like this...

Now Jesse & Harley are not 'true' mates, his (view spoiler). But despite this he never
Tink Magoo is bad at reviews
I'm going with a 3.5.

It felt like the plot was pushed aside to fit in all the sex.
4 Refreshing Stars.

This book is a breath of fresh air. I love Suzanne Wright and the world that she has created. Each and every single book and if you haven’t read anything by her then I would go to your computer and one click her books right now.

So you’re wondering how is this can be a breath of fresh air.

Our heroine Harley Vincent is a margay wild cat not a wolf. This alone makes it different than the other books. She has a lot of feline characteristics which made this book unique.

As a half
Marta Cox
Nov 08, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I love this authors wolf shifters but this time she has exceeded all my expectations with the addition of a margay shifter! Harley might look pretty cute when she shifts but she's an unpredictable , irreverent feline shifter that doesn't want anything to do with the Packs. She has been ostracised and misjudged and now is doing her own thing or at least she would be if Jesse, enforcer to the Mercury Pack would stop trying to boss her around!
Jesse lost his Mate due to an accident when they were ch
A kickass and cool heroine and a one protective/hot hero ensure that this is always a read I can happily curl up with.

I loved the fact Harley paid no attention to other peoples BS and her truly forgetting about people that didn't mater to her and the annoyance it caused them made me smirk.

Having the kids in so many scenes in this book was fab.

I also enjoyed the fact that it never felt like Harley was second best for Jesse.
Julia's Book Haven
I really liked this one. With a series like this it's always fun to catch up with the characters that you've grown to love but Jesse and Harley really stole the show for me. It's always refreshing when the H knows what he wants right from the start. And I loved the introduction of a new shifter species with Harley (BTW if you don't know what a Margay cat is you need to google them asap. They are cute as hell) Loved all the interaction with the Mercury Pack and catching up with them, especially w ...more
Terri ♥ (aka Mrs. Christian Grey)
This is one of my goto authors. And this book didn't disappoint. I like that she explored the non true mates storyline. However, I wanted to know what would happen when a true mate came along.

The reason this book wasn't a five star as there were several plot holes that could have easily been fixed with good beta reading or content editor.

Outside of that, I'm seriously hoping for a story on Kane/Cain. I listened and don't know how she spelled it.

The narrator was good only she has two settings fo
Jacob Proffitt
This is second in a series, but it's really more than that because for some reason, this series is bound up to the Phoenix pack one and those two packs are closely tied and spill over a lot. Characters from previous books are frequently on-page in this one so if you care, reading in order seems like it'd be a thing. Also, the series were written simultaneously, at last in part, so yeah, lots of bouncing around between them.

I may have to quit these for a while as they're starting to blend a bit.
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