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Oh, Bite Me

(Guardians of the Deep #1)

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Wolves, bears, tigers, and dragons. Shifters come in so many shapes and sizes, but not all alphas are on dry land.

Thane patrols the water off the coast of Australia, making sure a school of rebel sharks doesn’t attack human tourists. Selflessly putting himself in harm’s way means little time trying to find his one true mate.

Penny has sworn off dating after meeting the
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Kindle Edition, 166 pages
Published April 8th 2018
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Victoria B
Aug 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was not sure what to expect when I went to read this book about a shark shifter, honestly my mind kinda went to Finding Nemo and "Fish are friends, not food". What I got was a hot story about a group/school of shark shifters that fight to save and protect humans from rebel shark shifters that nothing more then to eat all humans, while staying safe and away from the shark hunters that want all sharks dead. Through in a human mate for the shark shifter leader and all crazy breaks out. This is a ...more
Katie Sullivan
Apr 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fun, Fresh, Sexy Shifter

This foray into the shifter world is so much more than I expected and as it's a Chris Genovese book, I expected a lot. Chris brings his trademark wit to Thane and Penny's story. An unexpected clan feud and an unknown threat give depth to the unfolding events. Not to mention one of the greatest first kisses ever written.
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Kim Gauger
Dec 22, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good read

Great concept, cute story but lacked a little.bit.of.something for me. I don't know what though. Great action, great heat and good story..
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Misti  Long
Sep 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I've followed this author for awhile now and I have read lots of different genres in my reading life.
However, having said that I must admit when he said he was doing a shark shifter book I thought how is this going to work? I should have known that this author and his imagination and the way he challenges himself. I knew he had this somehow worked out. I was hooked from the beginning the depth of characters and the writing keep you hooked.
I read from start to finish in one sitting and I'm left a
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Angi Burns ~Rabid Readers Book Blog
Fall in Love with shifter all over again!

Oh Bite Me by Chris Genovese

Reviewed by Angi


Oh my God! I waited way too long to read this.  I'm always leary of shifter stories. They tend to be the same wolves changing, hating each other, falling in love very blah and typical. THIS IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL SHIFTER STORY!


To start with have you ever read a Shark shifter book? Nope me either. I was intrigued with that alone. I started it and 2 hours later I had it devoured and I'm in love with Thane! I'm also
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Angi Burns ~Rabid Readers Book Blog
Oh Bite Me by Chris Genovese

Reviewed by Angi


Oh my God! I waited way too long to read this.  I'm always leary of shifter stories. They tend to be the same wolves changing, hating each other, falling in love very blah and typical. THIS IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL SHIFTER STORY!


To start with have you ever read a Shark shifter book? Nope me either. I was intrigued with that alone. I started it and 2 hours later I had it devoured and I'm in love with Thane! I'm also not a huge fan of adult romance, as I fin
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Chasing The Words  Book Blog
May 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Once again Chris Genovese has left me speechless. Like seriously I couldn’t get enough of this book. From page one I was drawn into the story and couldn’t put it down.

Protective...
Fierce...
Loving...
Sexy...
Addictive...

Who would have thought I would be a lover of a Shark Shifter Paranormal Book? Definitely not me. Chris has once again had me step outside of my reading comfort genres and jump into the world of Shifter Paranormal and damn if I didn’t love every second, minute, hour of reading Oh Bi
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Book Snob Sue
This is my first book by this author and it did not disappoint. Ok, so when I heard this was about Tiger Shark shifters...yeah, made me a bit giddy...like school girl giddy...yes please. This was such a good and different storyline, which I appreciated. I was glued to it..still am, the 2nd book. .

Anyway, so Gerri from the Paranormal Dating Agency (whom I adore), sets up a meeting with Penny, who is looking for a shifter boyfriend and Thane who is head of the Tiger Sharks in this region. Thane k
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Desert Lumens
Sep 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Whoa!! Damn this was good!

Okay, first time reading this author... it’s not often I read a male romance authors books... damn, this might be my first 🤔🤔 brother why haven’t you written more books in this series?? Looking at the synopsis for book two there are still more people bruh!! I really loved the characters of this book! Holy smokes! So good! I could sit here and write a short paragraph on the likes of each person lol. They’re that good! He represented Gerri pretty good! I wonder who was th
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Alana Bloom
I was excited to pick up my first shifter book in a while and I remembered this Tiger Shark shifter book sitting on my TBR that was available through KU. I went through some of the reviews and was excited to see this one had a lot of rave reviews. Unfortunately, this one just didn’t work for me.
I enjoy the concept of paranormal dating agencies and I haven’t read a shifter book with sharks before today. The side characters were colorful and added to the story. This book had a lot of potential but
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Tasha Talks Books Blog
Apr 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
To put the feelings that the books brought upon me into words is so difficult to do. I am normally not a Paranormal Guru. This book might have just changed the game for me. This book had me hooked from page to page.

When you take a sick woman who really has just had a sh!tstorm of luck with dating in the past and a friend who wants to take her friend away on a vacation to just relax and let her hair down... To say the least. The rollercoaster of emotions and the way that the book had me on the ed
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Chriss
Apr 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
This little darling popped up on my kindle and although Chris knows I'm not a shifter sort of girl he thought I might be converted, after all, I didn't read erotic horror until I read Redgrave. So in I went one toe at a time not knowing if I would be seduced by these characters. Well, what can I say, OH MY GOD, it's flipping fantastic!!!! The characters, apart from one or two not so nice guys, are adorable. Penny is just so....everything, the perfect friend and saucy as. She might give the appea ...more
Jamoz23
Aug 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Read this book as it is part of the PDA world.
I applaud the author for choosing to write about shark shifters. A very difficult thing to do but as much as I loved it I also rolled my eyes a bit. As a Queenslander who lives at the coast and loves sharks this story should have been right up my street. Unfortunately for all that I enjoyed about it, liked the plot and the characters very much, there were a few things that just didn’t gel together once I had finished.
I assume these things will be in
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Michaela Zankl
Apr 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sharkey Love!

We all know our regular shifters...wolfs, bears, eagles, owls, vampires or crows. Why not do a shark? Leave it to Chris Genovese to turn the shifter world around and create this awesome book filled with comedy, suspense and a healthy dose of Sharkey love. The storyline in itself is amazing and very well developed. I totally fell in love with the concept of the book and read straight through. There was no way I was going to put it down. With Evelyn's character there is just no end to
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Linda Dunn
Apr 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Much More Than A Bite Size Story

I did not think it was possible to fall in love with sharks, but I did. Chris Genovese blew my mind with this story about sharkshifters. This is the first book I have read of Chris's, but definitely will not be my last.

Penny is at her wits end. All she wants is to get off her couch and meet someone who she can count on and care for her unconditionally. She meets a mysterious woman named Geraldine who assures her she will match up with the man of her dreams. Penny
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Meghan Deppenschmidt
Apr 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Be prepared to dive right in!

Chris Genovese doesn't disappoint with this paranormal shifter novella. He grabs your attention right from the start when lead character Penny goes on a date from hell with a creepy rodent of a guy. Ready to give up on dating she heads off to Australia with her beasties for some R&R.
But, as the saying goes, love finds you when you least expect it. She even scored herself a shifter, a tiger shark, named Thane. There's just one thing standing in her way, another shift
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Sheri Lee-Meece
Nov 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow!!!just wow!!

I was given this book free and I choose to hove an honest review.
This isn't second book that read by Chris but it definitely wont be my last!
When I first read the description of this book...I was leery... I'm terribly afraid of sharks and this a shark shifter paranormal. But honestly from page 1 I was hooked and read it in one sitting! Penny and bestie Sylv iu a are vacationing in Australia when a woman approaches Penny and convinces her to let her set her upon a dare with the
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Tabi Ann
Apr 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Outstanding!!!

This was the first time I have ever read this author and I have to admit I fell in love with the writing. First off I have to throw my tissues at you, it's what I do to all authors that make me cry. But then one can never truly love a story until it has made you laugh and cry. That is my motto after all.

From the first page I was hook and have spent all day reading it because I wanted to know the ending. I could feel the love seeping off of the pages with every turn. All of the char
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Catherine
May 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
Find Love, Become a Shark?

I have never read a book about shark shifters before, but I love paranormal stories as well as this author’s writing so I gave it a chance. I loved it! Thane and Penny met on a blind date, but quickly realized they were “it” for each other. But, how does it work when one half of a couple is human and the other half a tiger shark shifter? And what happens when an overly aggressive psycho female targets all that Thane holds dear? You will just have to read and find out fo
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**Elle**Bee**Double U**
**I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this title**

Of all the stories that were released this time around I was most excited for this one, and for good reason. IT’S FREAKIN SHARKS MAN! This is a shifter that I personally haven’t seen and was happy to see someone go outside the box from the typical wolfs, tigers, and bears (Oh my).

My only complaint, man Chris, you had to get invested in all these characters that it kills me that you killed a character that I was just starting to want
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CoffeeMom H
Jul 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Now I have read my fair share of shifter books, however (no pun on words here) Chris Genovese blew me out of the water with this one. Oh, Bite Me is far from your average shifter books. Oh, there is so much one could say about this book but Peggy and Thane's journey is one that you will not want to miss. To have a chance in life with a person who gets you, down to your very core, who loves you, fights for you and will die for you and you feel the same way. This book was so much more than "just a ...more
Chikap09
Jan 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pnr
Oh, Bite Me was my first read from Chris Genovese, but it will not be my last!
This story follows Penny, who is just looking for some fun... and maybe prince charming. And Thane, who, on the other hand has almost given up on finding his true mate. In walks Gerri Wilder. She sets these two up for a blind date and the sparks immediately fly and Thane (being paranormal) knows without a doubt that Penny is his mate. But, not everyone wants to see them together, and as a couple they must overcome a fe
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Tina
Jan 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a great way to be introduced to paranormal romance! Having never read anything of this genre I did not know what to expect so I decided to s story jump in with Oh Bite Me by Chris Genovese. The title alone was intriguing so i took a chance...so glad I did. Chris has quite the imagination his characters and storyline pulled me in from the very first page.
Oh Bite Me follows Penny and Thane as they try and find their ''one and only'' Dating has proven to be quite the difficult for these two;
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nora
Feb 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh My! I was surprised to learn that there was shark shifter books and wasn't sure what to think. I love shifter books and tend to have more expectational opinions on them than I do other romance books. This book DID NOT DISAPPOINT! This was a very fun new take on shifters. Sharks just might be in my top 2 now with me being undecided on my number one favorite. Despite their natural appetite for blood, these sharks do everything they can to protect humans in the water, despite the dangers to them ...more
Lynn Stifle
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely FLOVED this book! From the moment I started reading I couldn't put it down, until I finished it. The writing and flow of this book is remarkable. It is filled with humor, action, and is so very sexy HOT! I did not think that I would fall in love with sharkshifters, but I did, and it is absolutely fantastic! The characters are totally adorable and you will fall in love with them, well except Evelyn, she needs to die!! Peggy and Thane's story is one you won't want to miss, so what are ...more
Chrissi
Apr 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book! From the moment I started reading it, I could not put it down! The characters are beautifully developed and the shifter lore was cleverly crafted. The storyline moved quickly filled with humour, heat, angst and action scenes that were so well written- lets just say I am NOT going in the water anytime soon! I hope this author writes more paranormal shifter books, as this was a truly enjoyable read!
Samantha
Apr 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Just because it's not widely done, doesn't mean it's going to be bad! I SERIOUSLY enjoyed this book. I was reading "The End" before I even realized it. Penny is a truly inspirational fighter and Thane, well what woman doesn't love an alpha male... who bites?? The author weaves an incredible plot with no holes, but plenty of room for a book two. I'm so excited about the possibility of more from this school of terrific and unique characters. ...more
Angela Harrington
Apr 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An excellent start to a new genera

I've followed this author for awhile i read alot of different genres in my obsessive reading life.

This new endeavor for this author was amazing. I was hooked from the beginning the depth of characters and the writing keep you hooked.

I read from start to finish in one sitting and I'm left astonished by how in-depth the writing was it was like I was there with them.

Amazing just so great thank you for the ride.

Can't wait for more
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Laura
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
My First Fish Shifter.

More so than mammal shifters, shark shifters took an extra dose of belief suspension. I was impressed with the way Genovese handled it, especially considering his story had to create a world almost from scratch.

Penny was a relatable character, and Sylvia was a terrific foil. Thane was everything an alpha shifter should be. Their accelerated love story was fun to read.
Maria
Apr 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Oh my goodness.. need more

I was so into this book I didn't even realize time had stopped. Wow. Well not really but I couldn't put it down. Such a great story. The friendship, love and suspense of the... ok i just cant give it all up. You will definitely love this story. HAF and their connection...
When you feel like life is over and you get a second chance at life... Yes that is what it is... I need more...
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