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Shane: Marshal of Tallav

(Sons of Tallav #1)

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Shane Tiernan, the Beast of Tallavan aristocratic society, needs relief from the matriarchal rules that are destroying his life. His hope lies in a female submissive, newly graduated from a top sex school. From her resume, she seems perfect. But profile and real life collide when he arrives to collect her. He’s stunned when he spots her vaulting over a bar and snatching up ...more
Kindle Edition, 279 pages
Published May 31st 2016 by Loose Id LLC
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Miranda
Aug 14, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mobi-files
Although I enjoyed reading this, there were some quirks that threw me off. I really liked the BDSM aspect of it but it was a lot more tame than I was expecting it to be. The different worlds and their dynamics were pretty interesting to read about.
Melissa Weeks
Jul 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shane is a marshal with need that the women of the tallav will never do they are a matriarch society and Shane is a dominate no women from his society will ever bow down to a man he is forced to try and have a daughter with one of the women and can't get her pregnant so a friend suggested that he get a submissive he will only get one on contract one with no strings attached but when he sees a women running from a man and vault over a counter and grab an ice pick to defense herself he's instincts ...more
Mary
Jul 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: wicked
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.

This author creates new worlds in this book. Shane is Marshal from the world of Tallav, where the women rule with an iron fist. Men have few options when it comes to careers, its the Marshals, be a stay at home father, or live off world. Marriages must be sanctioned by the matriarch and only female heirs can inherit.

Shane has chosen the Marshals, content to be the second son of a strong willed and influential mother. He'
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Charlie
I wrote a long review for this which Goodreads decided not to save. Very frustrating.

In short, this was super enjoyable. I really liked Shane and Adrianna as a couple and the world seemed pretty cool if not very fleshed out.

Shane was the strong alpha type while still being caring, definite points there. Adrianna was sweet yet smart. Together their dynamic was really enjoyable to read.

3.5 stars

*I received a review copy of this book through the BDSM group here on Goodreads*
Space Cowgirl
Mar 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Space🚀 is a Lonely Place💫

Alpha Male🐺🍆🌋👋 sci-fi romance, with crime and BDSM👋 elements.

Shane🐺🍆🌋👋 is a bad boy dominant, which is deeply frowned😡 upon in his society. He's also a space Marshall, and an aristocrat. Let's Face it, he's an adrenaline junky!
He is supposed to marry Ceana, a Tallavan woman from his home planet🌍, just to have a child, an heir, but he can't stand her. It's to be a contract. He has to pay 💰 her, but it will get his family off his back.

Space💫 is a Lonely Place, and on the
...more
Cyrene Olson
Jul 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Considering I don’t normally read erotica due to the flimsy plots and sex scenes which have no real purpose other than to titillate the reader, these books are totally different. They have a great plot and the scenes are woven into the plot showing who the men and women are. They may be titillating but are part of the characters. Cailin Briste, the author, transports you to a different world with different values while you get wrapped up in the cases the marshals are working
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Nicole Normand
Mar 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received a copy from Hidden Gems; this is my honest review.
-Loved the growing chemistry between Adrianna and Shane. Even though it was a business contract, you could feel there was something there.
-Sex scenes are generally good except one of the last ones where I thought it was too long for nothing.
-Loved the description of almost anything around: clothing, emotions, buildings, space, etc.
-For me, it felt mostly as an erotic romantic suspense. The suspense started early on and kept you on your
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Anne Richardson
Mar 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Adrianna is a submissive and is contracted out to pay off debts.
Shane is a Marshal and a Dom who Adrianna goes to and becomes his assistant / sex slave.
Then there’s the Benefactor who wants Adrianna so that he can get to her grandmother on another planet.
There’s sex , plenty of trouble ,loved the characters and storyline a very enjoyable entertaining read.
Voluntarily reviewed this advance copy
Vivian Chrisman
Mar 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book by this author I have read and I am very pleased. The story-line and "world" building are wonderful. The combination of sci-fi and BDSM is great. Adrianna and Shane were both terrific characters. If this book is any indication of what I can expect from this author, I will be looking for other stories.

*I received an Advance Reader's Copy of this book from Hidden Gems which I am voluntarily reviewing*
Tammy
Mar 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved this sexy sci-fi read! The story is fast-paced with loads of drama and suspense. Shane and Adrianna have great chemistry and the story really draws you in. Looking forward to reading more in the series.
The Mysterious Reader
Mar 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a wildly imaginative book. The works building is incredible, creating a working matriarchal society that feels viable. Add in a plot that is just wonderful l, well crafted lead and supporting characters and strong writing. The result is a truly enjoyable book that I’m happy to recommend.
Sassy Angel
Mar 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. I really loved this book.This is the first book that I have read by this author and I am looking forward to reading more from her. She has spun some gender roles in an interesting way. I am looking forward to other books in this world.

Shane is a Marshal from Tallav which is a planet where women are in control. Shane is different than most other men because he doesn't want to get married and become the caregiver of his children. He likes to be i
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Moonquartz
Jan 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A sci-fi erotic western romance set in a Federation planet scenario. Each has its own unique characteristics, which unfold during the narrative. One of them Tallav is exclusively matriarchal. Tho' not dommes the women are alpha and as such take on alpha roles and their men are expected to be househusbands and are groomed as such. Their main purpose is to provide heirs. Um…interesting and such a novel idea for starters. However, what if the sons of these matriarchal societies turn out to be alpha ...more
Dana
Jan 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Certain elements of this story really stood out to me. I really enjoyed every phase of Shane and Adrianna’s relationship from their cute meeting to the sweet ending, and not to mention those sizzling sex scenes. I also loved the other characters in the story. I will be starting Maon’s story next, which I am very excited for after experiencing a little of his personality in this story. The Benefactor and Ceana were very high on my favorite book villains list. Maybe I have a little sadist in me wh ...more
Mary
Aug 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review, provided by the Author through the BDSM group on goodreads.

The detail and descriptors in this book take you into the fantasy and draw you into the storyline. The characters were well developed and the storyline kept you enticed. The fantasy was so detailed that you could imagine yourself aboard the ship and flying through space.

The relationship between the two characters was in depth without unbelievability.

Very nice read, look
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Eva
Je ne suis pas certaine des intentions de l'auteure... Elle a inventé une planète fondée par des femmes qui y ont instauré un matriarcat plutôt rigide. J'ai d'abord cru qu'elle voulait indirectement montrer les failles du patriarcat et que, mises dans la même position de pouvoir, les femmes risqueraient bien de faire le même type d'erreurs que les hommes. Mais certaines remarques de Shane me font douter, surtout celle où il se fait la remarque, voyant Dria à genoux, que la place d'une femme est ...more
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Cailin Briste, a USA TODAY bestselling author, writes science fiction suspense romance. Her first series is set in the Tallavan sector of the Federation where the men of Tallav are the marshals that provide protection and justice to the planets in this far off the beaten path are of space. While fighting crime, they also must come to terms with matriarchal system of their home planet, Tallav. Tric ...more

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