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Saving Penny

(Imperial Knights #1)

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Billionaire CEO of the Imperial Knights security empire, Drake Ransley spends his days in full control of every element of his life. By night, he’s a man plagued by a mysterious dream about a brown coin. As time passes, the frequency of the dream increases and the penny morphs into a beautiful woman that Drake can’t stop thinking about.

Penny Berkey has just discovered that
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Janna ♥ I'm A Sweet And Sassy Book Whore ♥
Saving Penny was a fast paced paranormal romance that overall I ended up enjoying. This is a novella so it isn’t super long but don’t let that fool you, it is not lacking at all. I liked the setup of how Drake and Penny’s story although I wish we would have gotten a little more information on the cards given out and who determined who received one but that may come out in future stories. Saving Penny had a good balance of drama, sexiness and chemistry between Drake and Penny. If you are a parano ...more
Cindi
Apr 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019
4.5 stars, rounded to 5 because it kept me entertained and I liked all the characters.

I normally avoid billionaire books like the plague. I took a chance on this one because I needed something happy and sweet after reading two horror books back to back this week. It turned out to be a cute story.

Penny has just won the biggest lotto payout in history. Nobody knows except her best friend. A popular sales rep, she turns in her two week notice at her job simply saying that a better opportunity has
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The BookChick
This was a fantastically sexy start to a new series from Ariel Marie. I can't wait to read more. Get to writing faster, lady. :)
Miriam
Aug 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal, series
The same dream has disrupted Drake's nights for years and he's helpless to figure out its meaning. It isn't until the penny he dreams of changes into a woman, the same woman who comes to him for help, that he realizes why he's been having the same dream night after night: this woman is his mate. But Penny isn't a wilting flower. She isn't a submissive woman. She is incredibly strong when it counts, when it matters, the perfect compliment for a man like Drake who exerts absolute control in his li ...more
Patricia
Aug 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of Saving Penny by Ariel Marie for the purpose of an honest review. The opinions expressed here are entirely my own. Many thanks to Enticing Journey Book Promotions for the advance copy.

I am usually a very loyal, one author shifter reader, but Saving Penny by Ariel Marie was worth taking a chance on! I enjoyed reading it very much!

Drake has dreamt of a penny for years with no understanding of the dream’s meaning! He has secured his financial future, as
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Stephanie
Aug 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Drake has been having the same dream for years and he always wakes up from it tired and asking questions is it penny as in cents he should save or a person named Penny. Penny is in a rut and one night she decides to buy a lottery ticket but she comes home and just goes to bed to be woken up the next .morning by her best friend saying someone is a billionaire so she goes to get her ticket and her friend reads the numbers to her to find out that she has won 9 million dollar's and three months late ...more
Sarah Reads "Reading in Sarah's Corner"
Such a great start to a new Series! The Imperial Knights Series looks like a great new series to dive into. Ariel Marie did a good job at creating the world around Drake Ransley and Penny Berkley. I would love to get more details on The Ransley past in the future books of brothers.

There are a few times I felt we were pushed along in the story and I wanted more meat and potatoes of what was going on around Penny and Drake throughout the story. The story is well written and held my attention from
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Margaret
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Penny wins big gets a stalker needs protection enter wolf shifter Drake.
When clearing out the rubbish from her car Penny finds four dollar down the back of the seat and decides to buy lotto tickets. Later her friend rings and tells her that the biggest payout ever has been won on the Lotto so she asks her what the numbers are . When all number match she gets her friend to repeat them and yes she had won the jackpot. A shortly afterwards letters start arriving but when a package with a butt plug
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Toni
Aug 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Drake and his two brothers started and own Imperial Knights, a security firm. They take cases as they see fit. Not many know of them or about them. Drake is also a wolf shifter. For the past thirty years he;s been dreaming about a penny.
Penny is a sales rep for med-well corp. She;s been top seller for three quarters. After being offered to include her in the lottery drawing, she turns it down since she has no cash on her. Then while getting gas she cleans her car and finds four dollars which sh
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Maureen
Aug 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great book to read, i read this is one siting, it really is worth while buying. And its even got a really good little twist in it as well.
Drake is the head of Imperial Knights, a security company. He has been having recuing deams for the past 30 odd years about a penny and money, all these dreams not really maiking sence till one night when the dream revels that Penny is a women.
Penny works as a Sales Representative for MedWell Corporation, and has just got the sales person of the month again fo
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Julia Red Hatter Book Blog
Aug 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
Saving Penny is full of intrigue, mystery, hot sex, and love! I adored Drake and Penny. Penny is a strong woman who has a stalker. It's serious enough that her best friends brother sends her to Imperial Knights with a business card. Drake is part owner of the super successful security business, Imperial Knights. He's also a wolf shifter. He's so sweet yet a possessive alpha at the same time. He will do anything for his Penny. Penny surprises you. She's not whiney nor scared when his true nature ...more
Jenny Hockings
Aug 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
WOW, WOW AND DOUBLE WOW!!!!
GREAT READ, STIRRING STORY !!!
Drake Ranley is a wolf shifter. who maintains full control of his life. He dreams of a brown penny that changes in to a beautiful mysterious woman. Penny Berkey won the largest lottery prize ever but it is probably not enough to keep her safe. The police will not help her so she approaches the Imperial Knights to keep her safe. Danger lurks all around and a stalker is looming at every turn. Drake and his wolf both want her as their mate Ca
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★♡Tamara♡★
Aug 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was a pretty short read, could be read in an hour or less. I did enjoy the writing but the story fell a little flat for me in some places, I wish some scenes were more detailed to slow it down a little and stop it being so fast paced (I do know novellas are like this though) drake was a great character and I would of loved to hear more about him and his past, I enjoyed penny’s character as well. What really drew me to this book was the blurb and the fact that this is a werewolf book. I did ...more
Merry Jelks-Emmanuel
Aug 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Penny was the top Medical Sales Rep for their company. When fate blessed her with winning the lottery. In preparing for leaving her position, someone wanted to scare her. In fact they had did so that her best friend's brother called in a marker for her. Drake had dreamed of a penny for thirty years and when Penny came to his security company for help he knew with out a doubt that she was in fact his Penny. Will he be able to keep her safe and bring her into the folds of his keeping by making her ...more
Raina Collins
Aug 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
First book at what looks to be an adventurous and hot shifter series. The story follows one human female and even though luck and hard work have paid off something unexpected will happen and her life is no longer safe. That’s where The Imperial Knights come in. Paranormals aren’t known by humans but have existed with us since the beginning. Drake with his two brothers have built their company to protect others. And now he must protect and save Penny. Lots of adventure and a very interesting twis ...more
Indie Wish List
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs-2018
Saving Penny was a great Paranormal Romance Read! It was quick and easy with lots of heat and suspense. If you like wolf shifters and insta-lust/love you’ll enjoy this novel. Drake and Penny had lots of chemistry, and the story had a good balance between their relationship and the stalker mystery. The only thing I wanted more of was world building. I wanted to know if Penny would be as long-lived as Drake and how? Could she turn into a wolf or did you exclusively have to be born one? Do all shif ...more
Penny Ellgass
Aug 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Penny top salesperson at her job, hasn't dated in 6 months, she has a stalker. She is starting to become afraid.
Drake a werewolf, rich, owns Imperial Knights a security firm.
Penny goes to Drake for help with a card from a close friend,this means he will help no matter what, but when he meets Penny in the lobby of his building he recognizes her. She is the women in his dreams,his mate.
Join them on the adventure to discover love and the stalker. You will be on the edge to see what happens next.

I r
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Jenny Prose
Aug 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.5 Stars

Wow! I really was excited to get my hands on this story. I loved the blurb, and I'm a huge fan of PNR. This story was really good. I loved the characters and the storyline. I just wish it went into more detail (needs more backstory into the characters and the PN world) plus there were two huge gaps in the storyline that were distracting to me as a reader. I should have given this a 3 star but the writing is good, and I did enjoy the story and would like to know what happens next to the
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Debra Richardson
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An amazing start for the ‘Imperial Knights’ series; I was captivated from page one! This is a compelling interesting read, well written with a well-developed consistent plot. It is a fast pace page-turner, suspenseful action-packed, and full of excitement. The characters are strong and deep, the chemistry between them is hot, steamy, potent, and intense. I really enjoyed this book and I can hardly wait to read the next book in this series. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and a ...more
Debbie Caswell
Aug 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
For years Drake as dreamed the same dream over and over continually dreaming of a penny it doesn't make any sense until he realizes that the penny is in fact a woman and she is his mate. Penny came to his security company needing help after winning the lottery she has gained a stalker and the police can't do anything. Now it is up to Drake to save the woman meant for him but will he be able to do it when the danger is much closer than they realise.

I received a free copy of this book via Bookspro
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Nancy
Aug 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
If this is how this series is going to start then I am seriously very excited to read the next book and this one was a very good read. Drake has been having dreams for years and they disturbed his sleep but he is trying to figure them out to no avail. When a women comes asking for his help the penny drops and she is is mate. She is going to give home a run for his money as she is no wall flower and this for a man who likes control in all aspects of his life. Can’t wait for more.

I received a free
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Ashley Carr, LSoR
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a new author to me and I absolutely love her! I already want more of this series. I really enjoyed Penny and Drake’s story. Drake is a wolf shifter and has been dreaming about a penny for last 30 years. Then one day his dream morphed into an actual woman and he knew fate was trying to tell him something. When Penny showed up at his office complaining about a stalker he knew he had to protect her. I love the paranormal aspect of this book along with the suspense. I can’t wait for the nex ...more
Barbara
Dec 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Will Drake find Penny's stalker before it is too late? Will she find her happy ever after?

I don't usually leave reviews, but I had to leave one for this book. I have read many paranormal books by many different authors and this is one of the best I have ever read. It is well written. It had me hooked from the first page. I love the combination of suspense, love, mates, and steamy sex. I look forward to a continuation. I love Ariel a fitting style. I will definitely be reading more books by Ariel
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Lisa Bing
Jul 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Based on dreams and steam and a wicked twist, this fun story kept me glued to my reader.

I really enjoyed Saving Penny! The idea of a guy dreaming about pennies for decades is an intense and yet sweet concept! When Drake actually meets Penny, well, all bets are off and he has his sights totally set on keeping Penny safe while making her his mate. They have fab chemistry and as the story unfolds, the twist Ms. Marie put in here blew me away! Well done!
Che Flaviano
Aug 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
Gimme a protector
4.5 rating

I like how the story flowed. The steam and romance between the H and h is developed well also - steady pacing at that. The twist of the story surprised me.
The blurb is enough to get the readers interested - I did, so I won't divulge anymore details so as to spoil the whole story.
Paranormal shifter fans, grab this one. You won't regret it.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Brenda Moser
Aug 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is a well written paranormal romance between Drake and Penny. The author brings strong characters and weaves a story filled with mystery,drama and suspense as well as an exciting and steamy romance. There's plenty of action in this intriguing story with the author moving it quickly and smoothly. I enjoyed reading their story.

I am volunteering to leave a review for an ARC of this book and all opinions in this review are my own and freely given.
Gladys
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this steamy and sweet PNR that offers a engaging and suspenseful storyline. I loved how Drake had spent years dreaming of a brown coin, that eventually is revealed to be Penny, and she is his mate. Drake was so amazing! The perfect combo of sweetness and protective alpha. Penny, to was a terrific character. Strong, sassy and so likable. Add in some drama and mystery and you have a extremely pleasurable read. This is my totally honest, voluntary review.
Kathryn
Aug 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
What a way to start life after winning the lotto!

This is a great fast-paced read that has great characters.
This book kept me guessing on who the stalker could be!

The epilogue made me excited to read Doru's story as well as close this story out by answering almost all questions as to what happens next.

I received an advanced copy of this book and am voluntarily leaving an unbiased , honest review.
Stacey
Aug 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
Drake has been dreaming about pennies for decades, he just didn't realize he was dreaming about a woman named Penny until she came to him for help. She's being stalked and Drake's security company is where she turns for help. The chemistry between these two is instant and their connection explosive. This is the first in a new series and I am looking forward to reading them all. This story was engaging, exciting and endearing. I happily recommend it.
Tanya
Aug 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
He is the CEO of a security company but he has been having strange dreams about a penny. This penny soon morphs into a woman. She has just won the lottery but she is in danger. The police will not help so she turns to his company but as soon as he sees her he knows she is his mate. He will do anything to keep her safe. See how they get on

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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