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Dirty Alphas

(Heartland Forest #1)

4.23  ·  Rating details ·  694 ratings  ·  96 reviews
Know what’s worse than being forced to marry your depraved, sadistic alpha?
Hiding his corpse.

Ten years after storms and seismic disasters ravaged the world, only one major forest remains intact in the United States, and my werewolf pack is responsible for keeping Heartland Forest for the wolves. Jacob Knight may have been a terrible alpha, but he kept the fae, vampires,
Kindle Edition, 409 pages
Published December 14th 2018
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Dec 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fuck yes I’m following this series.
I🥰 Prince Mack is 🔥
Feb 12, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: reverse-harem
Well, finally.

Only took 5 years.
(Six days but whatever)

It wasn’t that impressive.

Scarlet: kinda bitchy, very aloof for being all high and mighty and alpha.
Darrel: if he’s supposed to be the badass with the nice heart, we got all nice heart and no badass. I was expecting more.
Lance: you mope, like a lot.
Aaron: please fall in love with Mack.
Mack: the only confident one that’s strangely left out but doesn’t seem to phase.
Zeezee: I didn’t even know what was going on here but she’s an extremely under
Tiera McMillian
Feb 09, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: feb2019
Whaaaaattttt! 3.5ish almost just rounded it up... l have to be legit honest, I accidentally downloaded this of KU.. like it was for real an accident and I went immediately to correct my mistake and find something to download in its place when I started to feel guilty for not giving it a chance. Let me first say, I'm not a fan of the cover, to me, it looks a tad on the cheesy side. Reverse harems are hit or miss with me. I find it amazing that author's even attempt them, I mean it must be difficu ...more
Dec 26, 2018 rated it liked it
I wanted to like this....

I wanted to like this but I don’t enjoy “romances” and especially ménage or supposed RH with immature characters and a h who lacks self awareness....

When the book first starts and the h is having to defend herself against the evil,evil alpha and i was liking the story.... I liked how brave and clever she seemed...
I disagreed with the idea of pretending her father was the new “alpha” but it’s not like I could stop it could I...
Well next thing we know over two years have p
Heather Gilbert
Jul 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy, med-burn-rh
4.5 rounded up

The cover and the blurb almost feel like a bait n’ switch, but in a good way. I had the impression that this would be a naughty read, a guilty pleasure type. I enjoy those, certainly, but I have to be in the mood for one. This book landed in my KU queue, then I gave it back unread before seeing it again recently. I decided to try it, and holy smokes am I glad I did! Yes, there is a physical aspect to this narrative, but it is so much more - there’s a real story here, and dang good
Mar 18, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: freebie
🎁 FREE on Amazon today (3/18/2019)! 🎁

Know what’s worse than being forced to marry your depraved, sadistic alpha?
Hiding his corpse.

Ten years after storms and seismic disasters ravaged the world, only one major forest remains intact in the United States, and my werewolf pack is responsible for keeping Heartland Forest for the wolves. Jacob Knight may have been a terrible alpha, but he kept the fae, vampires, and man-eating trolls from taking over Heartland. Day by day, they close in on us.
Kelly G
Jul 21, 2019 rated it liked it
Fun raunchy read

The title delivers. Scarlet is an alpha female, and in this verse alpha females tend to have more than one mate... So it allows for Aaron, Darrel, Lance and even sexy, fae Mack to have jealousy-free fun. It was a roller coaster here and there, with the strange stalker and military-esque wolves presenting a "mystery" to unravel. Im sure I'll pick up book two.
Kristin Brown
Nov 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I'm so glad that i got to read this ARC because this book is amazing, I wish I could give it more than 5 stars! I honestly haven't read a wolf series that I've truly enjoyed until this one! The characters were so easy to love (especially Mack! Total sweetheart!!) And the story so hard to put down! I stayed up til 4 am because I couldn't stop reading! I really hope there's a second book (and more Mack just saying!)
Heather Lynn
Jan 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Hot hot hot

Love the FMC in this book. She is a badazz alpha female who shows men who's boss. Has a true mate claim with 3 hot triplets, plus a fae prince. Can't wait to see what happens next.
Jan 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing

This was great I didn't put the book down for more then two seconds can't wait book two to come out it also had satisfying end but still leaving pumped up for the next book
Michele Moore
Apr 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Loved this!!!

Shifter books are great, but this one is incredibly well written. Sexy, fun, suspenseful, dramatic, and fabulously fantastic. Can't wait to read book 2!
Jamie Penwell
This book was amazing. The MC had such a traumatic life and of course as she is hiding from her past 3 big problems waltz in to her office. This book is fast paced and has a lot of twist and turns. Mack was for sure my favorite in the book as a fae prince he is certainly a charmer with a big heart.
Dec 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Note to Self- Don't Judge a Book by It's Title

I recently saw that this book was being released. With a title like Dirty Alphas, I though this would be one of those heavy on erotica but light on plot books that seem to be churned out in massive quantities. Those books can be fun and many people love them but it wasn't what I was looking for. Luckily, I wanted a shifter book, was tired of searching and noticed the good reviews so I decided to read this anyway. I am so glad that I did. I loved the
Jan 29, 2019 rated it it was ok
2.5 stars
Dec 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
(Review with spoilers)

Shifter reverse harem novel. Great book. I loved it.

Scarlet, a female shifter, is kidnapped and forced to marry the alpha. She doesn't want to do it, she doesn't want him to rape her, but she can't help it. But she tries and he hurts her badly. Before dying, she ask to promise to free her family, her other wives, and he tells her he will do it, as long as she submits to him in mind, body and soul. She does, but her inner wolf attacks and kills him. Her father finds her soon
Dec 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
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Diana Lavaughn
Dec 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Dirty Alphas Kindle Edition
by Alexa B. James  (Author), Angelina Avery  (Author)
I received an eARC from the authors and am choosing to leave a fair and honest review.

All I have to say – or at least all I have to start out with is please, please let this be a series! I am in love with everyone, from Mack, the fae prince (who wouldn't love him) to Lance to Scarlett!

Ms. James and Ms Avery give us a world where humanity has been pushed aside due to an almost Apocalyptic series of earthquakes and the
Jami Kehr
Nov 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing

This was HOT.. yep all capital letters. That freaking HOT!

I mean what’s not HOT about three alpha werewolves, one Fae Prince and a rare virgin female alpha werewolf.

Scarlett has a Doctor boyfriend, her dad is alpha of her pack, she has a hot Fae Prince best friend... what’s not to love about her life.

She also has a secret that could get her and her family killed.

Lance, Aaron and Darrel are Alpha werewolf brothers that want to take over the Six Rivers pack. When they come to town
A great read

I wasn't sure how the book was going to go but from the synopsis it sounded good and it was I enjoyed reading it so much I couldn't put it down. Right from the beginning it grips you with a brave and Ferocious young female wolf named Scarlet who will do whatever she can to save her family so makes a deal with her psycho Alpha (Jacob) with devastating effects. But years later and living in a sense of peace that peace is shattered by the arrival of Jacob Knights 3 younger brothers who
Jan 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
Like a virgin

The intimate scenes are written by someone I would assume was a virgin, their unrealistic, and sadly lacking, but the story is so good that I can't help but over look that part, the consent, and charrecter Dynamics are all very spot on and enticing to read, that being said I'm hoping the charrecters we're more flushed out cause constantly thrugh the story I was referring to charrecters as hot guy one thru 5 and even mixing that system up, because they really just blended into each o
Apr 16, 2019 added it
Kept me interested but 80% in and its hard to miss how the heroine is just sorta dumb, naive and stubborn.

Scar (short for Scarlet) dated her boyfriend for 2 years, promised each others virginity (Really?) and(view spoiler)
Dec 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
For two years Scarlett and her father try and cover up a justified act. Then the ex-alphas brothers come to town looking to take back the reigns for the Six Rivers Pack. Scar isn't letting that happen and tells the Knight brother that they will have to go through her to get to her father. Sexual tensions rise, tempers flare, and drama blows the story out of the water. Add a Fae Prince, Mack, and a Wolf/Doctor boyfriend to the mix and trouble comes knocking. Will Scar and her boys have their HEA, ...more
Annette Aguilar
Mar 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Hot awesome triple werewolves and a fae, an evil alpha, a beautiful werewolf, and her crazy mixed-up family all add up to chaos and mayhem. There is a little of everything in this book, mayhem, mystery, murder, and magical misadventures. From murdering her evil alpha, covering it up, to taking on his triplet brothers, vowing to protect her father. Then falling in love with the three brothers and her BFF, all at the same time. Betrayed by her sister and boyfriend, escaping from a kidnapping attem ...more
Dec 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
LOVED this book!
Got as an ARC
I haven’t enjoyed a shifter book in a long time but this one certainly did the trick for me. The plot, the characters, the emotional pulling. This book has it and it just makes the reader go UGHHHH as they read. Though this deals with a rough subject I very much enjoy how it plays with the characters development. The guys in the story are each unique in there own way but offer a connection. I hope to see one of the guys further integrated into the harem. And that o
Charlotte Clavier
Jul 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
* Spoilers Alert*
Dirty Alphas, the title kinda sums up this book & its one hell of a read. Instead one the alphas in question is Scarlet (Bad*** MFC) but she comes by being one by accident. By killing the actual Alpha. Now that Alpha's brothers (Lance, Darrel and Aaron) have come around looking to take over the position. Instead when the meet Scarlet its distinctly other positions they have in mind, lol. Add to the mix her friend (maybe?) and Fae Prince Mack, A mother with way too much to sa
Penny Ellen
Jan 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
Woah this book was really good, who wouldn’t love 3 Alpha wolf shifter brothers and a Fae Prince.

Scarlett is a smart, firey, loyal and protective wolf shifter.
Lance, Aaron and Darrel and all Alphas of their owns pack and also brothers
Mack is the Fae Prince and also Scarletts best friend.

When the brothers come to town with the intention of taking over the Six River Pack they get more than they bargained for with Scarlett and her best friend Mack and they find out some pretty big secrets.

Dirty Alp
I waffled between three and four stars for this book. I haven’t been reading much erotica lately, and some of my lack of chemistry with this book early on was due to a lack of interest in the world building (most of which is pretty thin and serves mainly to get all our heroes and heroine in a room together). Plot wise the story isn’t too impressive either, but that fourth star almost arrived on the strength of character interactions. I liked these people, and I liked how they talked to each othe ...more
Dec 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This was the first book from Alexa B. James that I have read. I had no idea what to expect when I started reading this book, but once I started, I couldn't put it down.
The world was brought to life through a wide range of characters. Not only was there werewolves, but also fae, trolls, and dragon shifters.
I am hoping for another book in the series. If not with Scarlet and her guys, then with other characters. There is so much that could be done in this world.
This might be my first book by this a
Jul 05, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: dnf, disliked
1st clue that this would be a DNF her boyfriend's name - Zane, her sister's name ZeeZee. Zero effort there. It was all 'high school' drama with a super small h, super smart, super gorgeous, teaches super dancing and works full time as a super - for apartment block. Oh yes, she's also secretly a super Alpha! Her mother is a sex therapist, her boyfriend's mother is a doctor, her father is super protective, and they are all super sneaky. Now I could have continued except for the TELLING! That was t ...more
Jan 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Fun read

This book was really fun to read. Even when seriously bad stuff happens, Scarlett is such an amazing character and is just snarky, sarcastic and witty enough to not make it completely awful. The storyline is focused and flows beautiful. Even the secondary characters are incredibly thought out. Scarlett's mom is just all kinds of crazy funny. I'm not sure if this is going to turn into a series but I hope it does. It feels like there is unfinished business with Lance and Mack. I really hop
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Alexa B. James is the contemporary romance pen name for a 2-time USA Today Bestselling author of YA paranormal romance.

Alexa is a mom, wife, librarian, and country girl at heart. When she's not pounding away on her keyboard, you can find her in her garden, chasing chickens around the yard, or holed up under a blanket with a cup of coffee and a book with lots of kissing. She loves romance novels o

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