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Coyote's Mate

(Breeds #13)

4.29  ·  Rating details ·  11,068 ratings  ·  359 reviews
New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh takes us into the dangerously sensual world of the genetically altered Breeds--and the humans who fill them with insatiable desire...

He always knew he would betray her...

Anya Kobrin was only sixteen when she first came to Del-Rey Delgado--the genetically altered rebel known as the Coyote Ghost. For six years they plotted to free
Mass Market Paperback, 341 pages
Published February 3rd 2009 by Berkley Books (first published January 1st 2009)
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Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
5/13/16: I have been in the WEIRDEST book mood the last week or so...I blame escrow lol Need a re-read favorite to jump start myself...
10/9/15: When in a book a favorite...



I LOVE this thing.









Sophia Triad
Nov 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Breeds 18
Coyote Breeds 2
Featured Couple: Del-Rey (Coyote) & Anya (Human)

Any badass and renegade man has a certain sex appeal in romance novels. Imagine a guy like that who also has coyote DNA and an army of coyote Breeds soldiers to command. Del-Rey is the number one ultra-cool, military genius, leader.

Normally, coyotes are considered cowardly and untrustworthy animals and the attitudes towards them are largely negative among Breeds. They are the Council’s soldiers and have trained to torture a
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Kickass Coyote Alpha mates badass Russian girl!

This book was awesome but I can’t say too much about it without giving away spoilers. I can give away the first few pages though. Del Ray Delgado a.k.a. Ghost is a Coyote Breed that works with his team to free other Coyote breeds from Labs around the world. Anya Korbin is a human who basically grew up in a Lab in Russia, Her Dad ran the Lab for the council and three of her cousins also worked at the lab. Her best friends that she grew up with were f
Julie (jjmachshev)
Jan 03, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: erotica, 2009-reads
Lora Leigh's latest Breed book will singe your fingers and leave you begging for the next story set in her world of hybrid human-animals and the women (and men) they love. "Coyote's Mate" gives readers their first deep look at the Coyote breeds and their similarities and differences from the other Breed groups.

Del-Ray is the Coyote Alpha who survived hell, refused to bend to his human 'creators', and fought his way to freedom taking as many of his kind with him as he could manage. When a young s
Apr 30, 2012 rated it did not like it
Why do I keep picking up Lora Leigh books? I've never given one of her stories a rating over a 2 and yet, at least once a year, I'll breakdown and buy one of her novels. This is mostly because her futuristic world featuring genetically altered humans (aka Breeds) is fascinating. I always go into her books hoping that this will be the one that I absolutely love, but that never happens. Mostly because the relationships featured in the series are pretty disturbing. I hate how little control the her ...more
Apr 09, 2009 rated it it was ok
Even though I am a big fan of Lora Leigh's Breed series, this particular novel was a disaster. Or at least it was to me. The reader is constantly told how "strong" Anya is, and yet we never see any evidence of it. Ever. She completely let's Del-Rey walk all over her, and the "mating heat" is used as an excuse for this. Instead of standing up for herself, Anya is so overcome by her hormones, she can't help but jump Del-Rey as soon as he says or does something atrociously sexist.

In short, the char
Nov 13, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Loved, loved, loved, Lora Leigh's newest edition to her Breed series! Smoking HOT!

It was an absolute roller-coaster ride. You go through an entire gamut of emotions with this one. From anger, to happiness, to shock, to frustration, to relief, to everything in between! I can't say enough about how much I enjoyed this book, there wasn't one thing I would change, except maybe make it longer! If you're a Lora Leigh fan, you won't be disappointed with this one!
Sep 30, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: angsty-goodness
3 1/2 stars. I don't really think it's very good, but I love the suffering! ...more
Megan Fall
Really enjoyed this book. I love the breeds!!!
You know the kind of book that so good it wraps you in a thick blanket of warm fuzzies so that even when you put the book down your so consumed with the story it's difficult to focus? Coyote's Mate is one such book.

If you've read Leigh's Wolf Breed book, Aiden's Charity, you've already been introduced to the hero/heroine in this book.

At that time, Del Rey, Alpha of the Coyotes, needed the wolf breeds' Doctor to check on his woman exhibiting strange symptoms. Since the coyotes have isolated thems
Alex is The Romance Fox
I absolutely love the Coyote Breeds and I am so happy to see the development of their community.

Great plot development. Kick butt action and oh so very hot, smoldering explicit sex. But it’s more than that….it’s the two mc’s in this story that worked for me and not forgetting the three female coyotes…I adored adored Ashley……………

Del-Ray & Anya are a formidable couple. This is no helpless female. She’s strong, independent, loyal, loving….I mean, she’s the Coya and she can run Haven, the Coyote com
Lora Leigh continues to reign supreme! I fall more and more in love with this author and her amazing writing with each novel she releases. 'Coyote's Mate' brought forth within me a surge of emotions while satisfying my insatiable need for great erotica. While humor is easy to open within me, bringing tears to my eyes is a much more difficult endeavor. At first I feared that I was going to have to grade 'Coyote's Mate' really low because the hero, Del-Rey, really pissed me off on several occasion ...more
Lover of Romance
This review was originally posted on Addicted To Romance

Coyote's Mate is my favorite of the WHOLE series(Maybe a tie with Elizabeth's Wolf) however this is a book that is very close to my heart. I probably need a new print copy...that should tell you how much I have read this book because its a comfort read, always gets me out of book slumps and gives me all the feels!! Now I would say that this book can be read as a stand alone, as long as you understand the Breeds worldbuilding that Lora Leigh
4.5 Stars

This is one of my favorite stories in the Breed series. I think one of the big things that fixes my attention on it is the fact that it is so unlike the other books in the series so far. Anya and Del-Rey mated, but due to his manipulations, and her her rage about said manipulations, ended up granted an official order of separation from the breed council. This was the first order of its kind and although it didn't please Del-Rey, it gave Anya some much needed breathing room.

I didn't alwa
Fre06 Begum
May 07, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fave
Loved this! It had so much passion love and loyalty between the main leads but the friendships between the female lead and her three coyote bodyguards was just the sweetest
Initially, I thought I would really like Coyote’s Mate. I suppose that I did, in one sense. It’s certainly a roller coaster of a story.

Anya Kobrin meets Del-Ray Delgado at a bar in Russia when she’s sixteen. She works in a lab with Coyote Breeds but is secretly working to free them. She works with Del-Ray, as long as he promises not to harm her friends and family when he goes to break out the coyotes. He promises her, but fully intends to break that promise. And he does. He doesn’t kill anyone,
Paloma Beck
Apr 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing
If I had to choose, I would say that Lora Leigh's Coyote’s Mate is my favorite Breed book. I read all of the Breed books, one immediately after the other, over the span of six weeks. I started in order (always recommend you do that with a series!!) with the Ellora's Cave books which were steamy, had a basic premise that held me but the story was woven around sex scenes as opposed to the sex scenes being integrated into the story. Still, yummy reads – I can’t deny I didn’t eat them up. But then c ...more
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
Carrying on my "Disclaimer":

"See, here's the problem...I have a love/hate relationship with the Breed books. I really need more plot than porn sex and I was ready to cross this series off my list but my bff, V, told me to give her four favorite books a chance and I'm glad I listened to her."

I've been posting that on all the book's V has told me to read and so far she's batting 3 for 3! Wtg V!!

For this book, we have Del-Rey who is the Coyote Alpha but at the beginning of the book, he is known as
Jim son of Jim (formerly PhotoJim)
This is my first Lora Leigh book (I might have read a Blaze or two) and I'm just not sure how to take it. The story is that of Anya and Del Rey. Anya is a young human that is kidnapped by Del Rey (a Coyote Breed Alpha) and forced to be his mate. How they work together and how they overcome the roadblocks each throws in the path of their relationship is what the book is supposed to be about. However, the Coyote breeds are also waging a war with the world at large. This is the far more interesting ...more
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Denise H.
Oct 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Lora Leigh has this whole Breed series that is fabulous ! Love the amazing characters, action packed tales, and awesome hot sexiness ! You will love this paranormal, futuristic concept and be hooked like I am. I've read them all, and loved each one.
Highly recommend ! ENJOY !!!
May 06, 2016 rated it liked it
Decent read. I've read the previous books (at least most of them) and this one was slightly better than the others. However, it does get repetitive at times. (You've been warned)
So if you've read the others, there's really nothing extraordinary about this one.
Anya (~on a semi-hiatus~)
The only reason I want to read this book is because the h and I share the first name. Yeah, I'm shallow like that. :') ...more
Rachel K
May 26, 2015 rated it it was ok
The first half of the book was good...but I should have known it was going to fall apart towards the end. I have only read one other book of hers and I thought the same thing. She has a great storyline, a shitload of angst, but the balance is way off. There is no pay off in the end, so all it does is leave me feeling like I wish I hadn't invested so much time in this story.

Del Ray betrayed Anya in the beginning and I loved how she took him to "court" for a separation. She wasn't bitchy, but she
Jan 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
~ 3.5stars ~

The pros:
* The secondary characters were great
* Once the sex started it was steamy

The cons:
* I tired of the heroine constantly fighting her bond to her mate
* 22 year old book virgin (although she wasn’t the annoying book virgin type...thankfully) It just felt unrealistic
*There were some long spells where I felt it were too political - a lot of time was spent discussing Breed Laws etc. but it seemed to be too much. This book was 368 pages long and it almost felt "too long" at times. L
Dec 01, 2010 rated it it was ok
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Renee (Reneem1)
Dec 08, 2010 rated it it was ok
This wasn't fun to read.
The male & his choices were frustrating and hurtful.

There was some touching/sad moments...that weren't fun to read but were written well.

Delray/Anya (couple)

Delray realized the errors of his ways & made up for them in the end.
However it is hard to read 90% of book as one way...and only 10% at end happy.

Anya was turned away & not given her due the whole book...she is fighting to prover herself.
She is a victim in so many ways even though she is a strong woman.
Hard to read t
Nov 16, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: lora-leigh
Great continuation of the Breeds.. Del-Ray was such an ass for most of the book! But I'm glad everything turned out good! I forgot how long her books can be..and after reading so many in a row.. they all seem the same after awhile..especially the sex scenes. I may take a break from her for a few books and then come back to Bengal's Heart.. the teaser in the epilogue was good! ...more
I have been waiting for this book as well!! Anya and Del are a super hot couple!!! Really liked the story arc and all the wonderful steamy scenes!! I can not wait for more coyote breed books!! They are the bad boys of the breeds world and what girl can resist trying to reform a bad boy!!
Feb 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This has to be my favourite breed book. I love del-rey with his arrogate manly alpha character. I loved to read more about Brim n jax.
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