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Hellhounds (Death by Reaper MC #1)

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In the last year, Eliana has been aware of the paranormal world that merges with the humans. Knowing it and living in it are two very different things when your next breath could end up being your last.

Alistair, Hellhound shifter and President of the Death by Reaper MC Hell Charter, is unexpectedly confronted with his true mate. As the balance of good and evil is shifted,
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Published November 28th 2017
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♡Tonya♡
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**ARC RECEIVED IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW **

What a wild ride. So much action. Buckle up, this is NOT your momma's shifter story! I would love to spend a day in the adventureland that is Esther Schmidt's brain!

Alistair was alpha to the max. He was the president of the Death By Reaper MC- Hell charter. He shifts into a Hellhound, and reaps unredeemable souls, ridding the world of bad guys. He sees Eliana and knows she is his mate. He is 100% devoted to her throughout the entire sto
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Janie
Nov 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great start to a new series with an interesting PNR spin. The only reason this is 4 stars instead of 5 is that sometimes I was lost in the world building. Maybe it’s just me, but I felt lost during some of the conversations used to do this. I am really looking forward to Jagger and Tess’s story as vampires are my favorite.
Neringa Neringiukas
Nov 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I'm struggling to find words once again. But probably I should say what I'm saying always with all Esthers books. She hit jackpot again with her first book in new series. I love paranormal romance. Add MC aspect and I'm in heaven. Or more correctly I'm in hell and having lots of fun with hellhounds. If you read paranormal, you need to forget everything you learned about this world. Because, Esther brings her own dose of magic. It's something new and fresh. And I can't wait for more of it.
Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Nov 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: loved-it
I don’t normally read paranormal stories but I’ve got faith in this author and as it’s her first paranormal story I thought I’d give it a go. I’m so glad I did as this was a brilliant read.

As I read quite a bit I crave unique storylines and this is what the author gave me with a cherry on top. I absolutely loved the MC aspect of it.

I’m so looking forward to reading more in this series. The author has brought her own uniqueness to this story and I’m craving more already.
Emily
Alistair is a President of the Death by Reaper MC and what makes him unusual is the fact that he is a Hellhound shifter who reaps the souls of evil people. At times he is given a choice on if they will live or if he will take their souls. When he is assigned to two souls he doesn't expect to find a mate, his mate. He never thought he would have a mate but when he sees Eliana he knows he is not going to let her get away.

Elaina has never felt wanted but with Alistair she feels treasured. Realizing
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Kim  Brewing
Nov 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
There is nothing better than a hot, protective alpha......hellhound!?!
Yep Hellhound.

This is a paranormal read, not my usual but it was by Esther E Schmidt, so I had to check it out....I freaking loved it. Her writing style so works for me and she gives me my OTT alpha thrown in some witty banter.

There is a world that many of us don't see and everyone has their jobs. There are those sent to help save our souls and others sent to reap them....usually they don't meet or work together, but this boo
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Fran Gray  (Emergency Book Blog)
Esther E.Schmidt has been a favorite of mine since the beginning. While I am not a paranormal fan, I wanted to read Hellhounds because she wrote it.

I’m still not a paranormal fan, but I REALLY LIKED THIS BOOK. The way she was able to blend the MC world with the Paranormal world made the story flow seamlessly. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time.
Tammi
Nov 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
First off I am a huge paranormal fan! This is a new genre for this author and she nailed it!
This story was different from others I have read. A unique spin on shifters types. A unique spin on the battle of good and evil. I loved it. I got sucked in learning more and more about these Hellhounds, then all Hell breaks loose when one takes a mate, then another does. The story that unfolds after had me glued to my Kindle. The mix of supernatural beings was great!
In true Esther fashion she leaves us
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Fatimama
Dec 04, 2017 rated it liked it
I liked the PNR spin. No cheating and ow drama as H/h are true mates.
Judy Miracle
Nov 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Let me start off by saying that I am a huge Esther E. Schmidt reader... I've read all of her published work to date. With that being said I am not normally a PNR reader... But HOLY HELLHOUND does she knock this one out of the park. Not that I expected any less from this author, but damn, she's going to end up turning me into a PNR reader in no time, or maybe it will just be her PNR books.

Not only is this a Paranormal book but you have the aspects of an MC (which is my all-time favorite genre).
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Amy Davies
Nov 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
I don’t normally read PNR, but I love Esther’s books, so I have this book a go. SO glad I did. I truly enjoyed this book.

You are sucked into the book, as soon as you meet Alister, which is pretty much straight away. Then you meet Eliana, that woman is wicked. I love her personality, her fierce attitude on life. You are kept thinking throughout this book, trying to see what will happen next. Alister is sexy as sin, all growly and demand. With the sexy and the sweet thrown in you get an awesome
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Stacy Davis
Nov 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Yet another awesome series from Esther. I love paranormal reads and this one is really unique, set in modern day with many type of paranormal beings. I liked this, the mixing of creatures. The story line is engaging and funny, yes funny at times! :) They are a bad ass MC, but love their mates and are fiercely protective. I am a sucker for alpha males and the Hellhounds do NOT disappoint!
Thank you Esther E Schmidt for yet another wonderful series!!!
Melissa
Nov 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Blown away and covered in soot here, man ohhhhhhh unholy man this read will strip that halo so fast smoke trails will be seen for miles. She’s conquered the MC and the Swamp now Esther has given us a taste of PNR and I know for one I definitely want more. Unique, unusual and so smokin HOT I doubt Antartica could cool me down. Yup Heaven and Hell are never going to be the same again. I FLOVED this one (I wonder how much nagging she’ll take from me for more hmmmm)
Kathy Rouchelle
Nov 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Paranormal AND a MC?? My two favorite genres rolled into one arousing, exciting, intriguing and literally HOT read. Esther E. Schmidt has a wonderful ability to get the leads hooked up right away and taking the story line off like a shot from a gun. Her technique is found in all of her books and makes her books exciting to read. This story line is intriguing as it deals with the balance between good and evil and has the Guardian's and Hellhounds not just a group of immortals who get their orders ...more
Barbara
Nov 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Paranormal/MC - does it get any better than that? Only if the author of the said Paranormal MC book has an amazing style of writing, which anyone that has read her works knows Esther Schmidt has. Holy cow this is one awesome book. It spans both the heaven and hell chapters of the Death by Reaper MC’s with both human and paranormals in the casting mix.

Alastair is the Prez of the Hell chapter. He is sent to earth on a mission to take a Soul given the odd instructions of “roll of the dice”. In oth
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Sarah Reads "Reading in Sarah's Corner"
First, this is my first book by Esther Schmidt and it most certainly will not be my last. I am hooked on this series and Esther's writing style.

Hellhounds (Death by Reaper MC #1) by Esther E. Schmidt was one heck of a read. This book has left me Captivated. Intrigued. Enlightened. And so much more. I cannot wait to see what the rest of this series brings to the table.

Seriously, this PRN book blew me away. I have never read another book like it. The plot and characters were completely original
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Corrine Pickering
Nov 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Simply amazing, I devoured this book from start to finish. Esther has created a completely unique and fascinating paranormal MC novel with a good strong storyline which will keep you hooked the whole way through. I'm giving very little away in this review, this is a MUST read for any paranormal fan.

Paranormal is my favourite genre by far and this book doesn't fail, this was everything and more of what I love
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Wendy Hodges
Nov 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
No messing about here it is straight in with the heat, first sight first scent. Both characters recognise the pull to each other, Eliana without really understanding what it means at first. This is paranormal at its best and mixed up, I love how many different species turn up. I also like how though it is serious there are light moments that made me grin and chuckle a bit, it made it seem real somehow in amongst the crazy and imaginative concept. I really cant wait to read more of these guys and ...more
Sara
Nov 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
I read paranormal often and this was like nothing I have ever read. The story was fast paced and full of action. Readers were introduced to a world where supernatural creatures from Heaven and Hell work to keep the world in balance. As readers we come to question what is really good and evil. At the same time we are given a love story that is scorching hot. I have read all of Esther Schmidt's stories and feel as though this one in particular is a big departure from what she normally writes. I me ...more
Katie Kavanagh
Nov 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
So to start off this was my first Paranormal book that I have read. I did not know what to expect when I started this book by once again Esther blows me away with another amazing book by her. I was honored to receive an Arc of Hellbounds and let me tell you, I could not put it down. The way she describes the different MC charters and the descriptions of the characters it made me feel like I was in the book with them. I thought at first I would have trouble understanding the book since I have nev ...more
Katie
Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This was not like any other paranormal book I’ve read before (and I read a lot). I thought going in it would be the typical shifter wolf/dog book. I was very wrong, they are shifters but not what you typically read about. They turn into these beasts with two heads with their bodies surrounded by fire. I liked how they were given jobs handed down by a higher power. The story follows Alastair and Eliana but you get to see two other characters come together so it’s kinda a two for one deal. It’s st ...more
Danielle Marlowe
Nov 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Love this book! I couldn't put this story down. Esther E. Schmidt did a FANTASTIC job on this book. Especially being her first paranormal story. This is a wonderful start to the Death by Reaper MC series. Hellhounds was very well written and had a great story plot and great characters. Loved Alistair and Eliana. They are perfect. Both are strong powerful badasses. This mated pair had a powerful connection and the chemistry was Sizzling Hot. This is a Amazing book. I really enjoyed it. I highly r ...more
Wendy Livingstone
Nov 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book in what is going to be another amazing series. This is not my usual preferred genre, but I am so grateful that I took a chance on this paranormal romance. Alistair is the president of the MC, and one look at Eliana, and he knows that this is his true mate. This story has humorous banter, and is a unique and gripping storyline. I was hooked and captivated from the very beginning, and look forward to reading more in this series. This extremely talented author is one of my al ...more
Mindy Mccray
Nov 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I'll start off by saying I don't read a whole lot of paranormal but have found a few that I liked. I think Esther has gone above and beyond with this book! I'm a huge fan of Esther E. Schmidt, I've read all of her books so when I seen she was writing this one, I HAD TO READ IT! I wasn't disapointed at all with this book.
Alistair and Eliana are easy to fall in love with! I loved these characters along with Os, Velma, and the rest of the Hellhounds! When Alistair and Eliana or Os and Velma come t
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Linda Diamond
Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Whooa baby freaking fantastic book!! Its been a while since I read a paranormal book and never one about hellhounds omg it was fantastic. I love the whole mating thing the bond and connection it gives two people!! Alastair and Eliana are so incredibly perfect for each other, its crazy how well this story is written, how well the characters mesh together .I love the action the humor the smoking hotness just an all around great read!! I'm definitely looking forward to more story about these awesom ...more
debbie mason
Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I think Esther is amazing! She can write anything! Combining hot alpha bikers and paranormal....OMG I couldn't put it down! Smoking hot, unique characters, balance shifted in good and evil and an ever changing paranormal! I couldn't get enough and now I already impatient for the next book! I highly recommend this book if you like MC or paranormal and if not sure give it a try! You will not regret it❤
I have already pre-ordered this book and was fortunate to be gifted an ARC from the author.
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Ashley
Nov 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Esther has done it again this time in the paranormal world with badass bikers! I LOVED THIS BOOK!!! Alistair and Eliana are the perfect mates!! This story had tons of action that made me finish it all in one sitting! I enjoyed every moment of this brand new MC series and I cannot wait for the next one!!! I'm so glad Esther has done a paranormal MC series. I love paranormal romances and it's a bonus that it's with kickass bikers!!

*Received an ARC*
Beth DiLoreto
Nov 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing

Absolute best Paranormal MC romance, that I have ever read 5stars hands down. Esther has done it again with mixing Hellhounds and other paranormals to make an amazing series.
LaVida Brisco - One Last Page Book Blog
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***ARC provided in exchange for an honest review***

This book blew me away, its hard to imagine that this is Esther's first foray into paranormal storytelling. As a fan of paranormal I have to say that this book was uniquely original and so well written that you will not put it down once you start. Alistair is the President of the Death by Reaper MC Hell Charter and one night while out doing his job he runs into his true mate Eliana. Eliana knows of the You paranormals but never did she
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Esther E. Schmidt, author of Areion Fury MC, Broken Deeds MC, The Dudnik Circle series, and The Swamp Heads series. She’s a graphic designer that also loves to write. She released her first series “Areion Fury MC” in October 2015. Esther lives in The Netherlands with her family, three daughters, and a crazy bulldog. She loves to write erotic Romance about bad boy Alphas with a heart for only one w ...more
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