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Wolf's Mate (Shifter Rogues #1)

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Danger shouldn't be this sexy...

Cougar shifter Abby Carter always plays it safe. That's why she's an accountant--no excitement, no danger, and no cocky alpha males. She loves her quiet life, but fate has other plans. When Abby uncovers the shady dealings of an anti-shifter organization, she'll have to trust the too-sexy-for-her-peace-of-mind werewolf Declan Reed... or end
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Kindle Edition, 368 pages
Published August 1st 2017 by Forever
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Dianne
Never thought danger could be so fresh, hot and humorous in a world where alpha shifters get all the tough jobs and one woman becomes job one for the heart! Celia Kyle’s WOLF’S MATE is a great take on paranormal romance that sizzles with passion, blazes with action and bursts off the pages with fabulous dialogue.

Abby has always played it low key and safe after the horrors she experienced as a young shifter, so when she finds herself in the middle of a game of dirty money and danger, she found a
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
*ARC generously provides by publisher via Net galley in exchange for honest review*

This is my first time reading Celia Kyle and I was completely sucked  in by the paranormal tone. I love a good shifter tale and this book sets up what seems to be a very promising series.

Wolf's Mate introduces a group of fierce yet fun shifter soldiers of sorts that are part of the SHOC team. This group of sexy dangerous shifters are on assignment watching the ins and outs of potenrial threats to their kind. While
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Mara
Aug 18, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: pnr
2 1/2

Cute romance. Nothing fresh under the moon, but cute. Fluffy, too. (And that undercut the plot in its serious or dangerous aspects.)
Wasn't strong enough to make me care about the sequels, but it had some good points, one being that even if they were mates, it took all the book for them to have sex (95%) and declare their love. Yes, it's still a mate thing, but there is no bond nor mythical connections :) You take your pleasure where you can *grin*

Not really much else to say, you have probab
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Marta Cox
Aug 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: my-reviews, netgalley
I really liked this shifter book and it had all the elements I enjoy in paranormal romance. If honest I actually enjoyed it much more than I expected because I normally associate this author with fun, quirky, sexy, fluff which quite often often is relatively short. So I'm delighted by this pairing of Declan and Abby and yes it's the first in a series so lots to set up and a team of shifters to meet . Yet it didn't suffer for that and rather it told a credible story that made sure these shifters ...more
Gretchen  (About That Story)
I had a blast reading this, it was so freaking fun! A lighter paranormal romance with really likable characters. It was fast paced, kept me on my toes, and left me excited for the next book.

Declan and Abby were so fantastic. They've got the light hearted animosity and chemistry down. I loved the playfulness between Declan and Abby, their fun conversations and flirting. Since they're shifters, there's an added element of their animals liking each other as well while their humans selves fight it t
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Under the Covers Book Blog
I wanted to like this.  By God, I did!  I've been basically starving for good ol' paranormal romance and I was so excited that I saw a couple of new series pop up on my radar these months.  But as soon as I opened up this book I got this feeling it wasn't going to go my way.

It really is nothing against the storyline because it wasn't half bad.  It wasn't the writing in itself either.  But first, the characters and their approach rubbed me the wrong way from the beginning and it never let up.  I
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Ivy Deluca
Jul 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
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-Good start to new shifter series. Ms. Kyle is one of those authors that I know can bring it when it comes to shifter romances, a special weakness of mine. Some are hits and others, well not so much, but this series definitely has the makings of hit. It has all the elements that I enjoy, good smutty romance mixed with humor and action, so let’s discuss.

- The sitch is right up my alley. Abby Carter is an accountant who likes to dance in the office when no one’s watching (my kind of gal). She also
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Ann Lorz
Reviewed for Romancing the Readers Blog: https://romancingthereaders.blogspot....

I was so thrilled when I saw that Celia Kyle was picked up by one of my favorite publishers. I've really enjoyed the books of hers that I've read. She writes the type of books that I enjoy, I always finding myself laughing at something her characters have done.

So I was so happy to see that she had a new series for me to enjoy. And what a series it is. I can tell by just the first book that I'm going to be loving it
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Maria11
Aug 03, 2017 rated it liked it
This started out pretty interesting and had lots of action and sexy shifters, but the it started lagging. It took FOREVER to get the couple together. Yes there was lots of action,drama, twist and turns; but I got to the point where I was like PLEASE get to the point!

I just couldn't love it. It was ok.

Received a copy from the publisher through NetGalley.
Valerie
Aug 04, 2017 rated it liked it
3 1/2 stars
This book has left me with mixed feelings. On one hand, I loved Declan with his dangerous past and overly protective ways. On the other hand, I didn't feel connected to the other characters or the fight they were involved with. So I read this story and enjoyed parts of it but was left with some issues. Thus my 3 1/2 star rating.

Declan is part of the Shifter Operations Command but not really by choice. He's a guy that has had a bloody past. We learn some of that and definitely the way
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♆ BookAddict  ✒ La Crimson Femme
Fast paced, suspense and a new world of shifters, Ms. Kyle introduces me to an exciting new series. I have read Ms. Kyle before years ago and enjoyed her work. They were short stories and engaging. It seems I have missed out on a bit as her latest story is meaty and more robust. Her characters are fun and headstrong. Abby is a do good-er who keeps her shifter side quiet. Declan is a ruthless killer who will do whatever it takes to take out the anti-shifter organization. When the two cross paths, ...more
Holly
Wolf’s Mate was ridiculous. I wanted to like the story, but both main characters made such ridiculous choices I couldn’t keep going. Declan and his team were supposed to be black-ops agents, but he made questionable choices that put him and others in danger. Abby supposedly grew up really rough and had to learn to defend herself, but she didn't have any training and constantly ran into danger just because she didn't want to be left behind. I made it through about half of the book before giving u ...more
Novel Grounds
Aug 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
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This book was amazingly written and had the best characters interaction and dialogue I have read in a long time. I loved Declan and Abby. They were on fire and even with all the crazy going on, they still had that undeniable CLICK.


This story delivered a heroine I LOVED who really held her won, with an alpha who gave that word true meaning. I couldn't wait to see where the story was going and by the end I was hooked. I want more. Celia Kyle has a way of

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Lorna
Jul 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
(RabidReads.com) Wolf’s Mate. Sure, the title sounds like a paranormal romance, but I will say this one has plenty of suspense and violence to possibly interest even an urban fantasy fan a bit. This was my first read by Celia Kyle and I can safely say that I would be interested in reading other books by her.

Abby is a cougar shifter that is working as an accountant for a large company. When she starts seeing big discrepancies in the books and the boss acts like it’s nothing, she is determined to
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Book Reading Gals
Aug 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Title: Wolf’s Mate

Series: Shifter Rogue’s Book #1
Author: Celia Kyle

Genre: Romance, Paranormal



Blurb: Cougar shifter Abby Carter always plays it safe. That's why she's an accountant--no excitement, no danger, and no cocky alpha males. She loves her quiet life, but fate has other plans. When Abby uncovers the shady dealings of an anti-shifter organization, she'll have to trust the too-sexy-for-her-peace-of-mind werewolf Declan Reed... or end up six feet under.

Declan Reed is starting over. After two
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books are love
Aug 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Received in exchange for a honest review.

Love Declan. I love how even though his co-workers were like family he went against them for Abby at first. He listened to his inner wolf and protected her. He at first denied that she was his mate thinking it was just an insane attraction but as the wolf reached out to him he found more and more that she was the one for him.

Abby is a cougar that is smart and a survivor. She was working and got into a dangerous situation. One she was determined to expose
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Trish R.
Aug 07, 2017 rated it liked it
I have to be honest. I had a hard ... HARD time getting into this book and it saddens me because I adore Celia Kyle. It is slow and the 2 MC take FOREVER to get together as in "doing the sexy". There is no cohesiveness at all within Declan's team, yes sure I understand that were supposed to be the badass of all the badass but their group is a hot mess. I couldn't bring myself to savour Abby and Declan's HEA because I was tearing my hair and screaming "WTF is wrong with both of you?!", I just wan ...more
Dana Alma
Aug 01, 2017 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars

Tasty shifters are all on the menu, but one morsel stands out in Wolf's Mate! Declan is one sexy beast and he has his eye on Abby! Intense action from start to finish! Wolf's Mate s an interesting look into another shifter world where the human fanatics want to obliterate all shifters. A great start to a new series with plenty of steamy moments. I look forward to reading more from Celia Kyle.
Laura
Aug 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I haven't read one of Celia Kyle's books in a while. I really enjoyed this one! The characters were great. There was a bromance with Declan and the rest of his team. I liked the interactions between Declan and Abby. This is a book I highly recommend!

I received an ARC from NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Thank you!
Jen
Aug 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
3.5
Heli - So Many Books - So Little Time
4.5 stars
Hannah
Jul 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
ARC REVIEW

definitely a series I want to keep reading

First book in Celia Kyle's new series Shifter Rogues, Wolf's Mate is a paranormal romantic suspense. I really liked the premise of the book but I did have some issues with it. It kind of just threw you into the story, the guys a have been a team for a while and you can tell, with how it just throws you in it almost feels like you're missing something in the story. I wasn't as emotionally involved with the characters as I normally like, and it
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Annie Slasher (Booked & Loaded)
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Wolf’s Mate by Celia Kyle is the first book in her Shifter Rogues series. Wolf’s Mate is the first book I have read by this author, but will certainly not be my last.

Fast paced with colorful characters, humor and action, Wolf’s Mate kept me on my toes! Abby is an easy character to relate to. She was both strong, yet carrying some scars from her past, making her all the more likeable. Kyle sets a fast pace with the storyline and
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Angel Hatfield
Aug 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Declan was done with his shift but still watched Abby . Declan’s partner was was a shifter called Cole. Declan was a wolf shifter. Declan and Cole were with SHOC Team One and their target was Fos Co the multinational company headquarters across the street. Abby had walked into FosCo’s lobby four days ago. Abby was a cougar shifter. Even if Abby wasn’t a Fos Co employee According to SHOC’s files Abby is employed by the accounting firm of Ogilive, Piers, and Patterson for six years. Abby still wor ...more
Sarah (A Weebish Book Blog)
This review first appeared on A Weebish Book Blog

Shifter romances are some of my all-time favorite paranormal reads, and I found WOLF’S MATE by Celia Kyle to be a solid entrance into a new world of furry characters. It wasn’t my favorite shifter romance, but I had a great time getting to know the cast of Kyle’s newest series, Shifter Rogues.

To summarize: SHOC Team One is on a mission to uncover proof of FosCo and its controlling intrest holder, Eric Foster, funding United Humanity (UH)—A terrori
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Roni Gehlke
Jul 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I received a free copy of this book for an honest review.
Description:
Danger shouldn’t be this sexy . . .

Cougar shifter Abby Carter always plays it safe. That’s why she’s an accountant—no excitement, no danger, and no cocky alpha males. She loves her quiet life, but fate has other plans. When Abby uncovers the shady dealings of an anti-shifter organization, she’ll have to trust the too-sexy-for-her-peace-of-mind werewolf Declan Reed . . . or end up six feet under.

Declan Reed is starting over. Af
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 Reading In Pajamas
Aug 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Spotlight, Review & Giveaway: WOLF’S MATE (Shifter Rogues, #1) by Celia Kyle http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-9o6
Publication Date: August 1, 2017
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Cori
Rated: 4 Stars

REVIEW:
WOLF’S MATE was so much fun and I’m so excited about this new series! This is the first book in a new paranormal series by Celia Kyle and features a group of special ops shifters that go up against a group of humans that hunt shifters. If you’re familiar with Celia Kyle’s books th
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Carrie
Jul 14, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2017
This book took your typical shifter mate story and threw in buckets of danger, deception, and the introduction of a shadowy organization. Essentially, it threw you in the deep end of the pool, with shooting and running and general chaos.

Abby is a mild mannered accountant who has been tasked with auditing at her recent company. While looking through their transactions, she discovers that they are linked to a fanatical anti-shifter organization. She does the right thing and tries to squirrel away
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Jenny Brightman Harris
Aug 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I received this book with the understanding that I could leave a voluntary and honest review.

In this book we meet Declan and Abby. Abby is a simple accountant, ok maybe not simple but an accountant none the less. So when she finds a discrepency she first takes it to the manager. When she finds out what a large sum it is she makes sure to back-up all her work and try and get out of there. To bad for her the person who is using the money wants to make sure that no one escapes knowing about this m
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Lexee Toste
Aug 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book! The characters were awesome and it was such a fantastic read! I was drawn in immediately with Declan and his antics with his team. They are doing surveillance on the company that Abby is doing an audit on. Declan has been drawn to her from the very beginning though he isn't quite sure why. His wolf will not let him walk away from her. When things start to go sideways, as Abby discovered something she wasn't meant to, Declan steps in to rescue her. His wolf demands h ...more
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