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Colters' Woman

(Colters' Legacy #1)

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3.86  ·  Rating details ·  15,562 ratings  ·  779 reviews
Adam, Ethan and Ryan aren't looking for women. They're looking for a woman. One woman to share their lives and their beds. They don't want a casual romp in the hay, they want the woman who will complete them and they're losing hope of finding her. That is until Adam finds Holly lying in the snow just yards from their cabin. He knows she's different the minute he holds her ...more
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Published January 1st 2007 by Samhain Publishing (first published April 6th 2006)
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Denise ~The Procrastinating Book Diva~

I know I am in the minority here, but I do not understand how anyone can read this book and rate it 5 stars!! I understand that this is erotic fiction but it should at least be somewhat plausible to retain a reader's interest; especially this one. In the first chapter the eldest brother finds Holly in a ditch and brings her to the cabin he shares with his 2 brothers - believable. They think finding her is fate and she may be "the one" - okay, also believable knowing they are looking for one woma
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UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish
Dec 02, 2009 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes menage, graphic sex and doesn't mind a weak plot.
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Eastofoz
This book is sooooo bad. It starts with an interesting idea but goes downhill fast. The poster child for the TSTL heroine is in this book. The brothers are moronic and it's totally unbelievable given the fact that the girl who's a virgin suddenly turns into this Debbie Does Dallas character. Bad writing all around.
Zoe
May 29, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
TSTL virgin damsel in distress is rescued by three hot brothers who instantly decide they all love her/want her for their wife 'cause apparently that's the way they roll. They call her "doll" and "baby" before they even learn her last name or who she is, and have very cleverly choreographed inventive sex with her, which is perfect despite the fact she's a virgin and three other people are participating. Oh, and the brothers never touch each other while they are all having the four person sex des ...more
Mahlet
May 15, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: fans of menage erotica
It was a very hot read, but I had a few issues. To say that the female lead Holly was stupid would be an understatement. Also, some of the storytelling was just a little unbelievable. At one point, I busted out a piece of paper and started making a list with 2 columns “Stupid/Pathetic” and “Unbelievable.” But Holly made a MAJOR turn-around for the better about two thirds of the way into the book, so I got over all of it :)

The Colter brothers have a family tradition going back at least several g
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Snow
Aug 14, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition

*sigh*

Goddammit...

I fell for it again... *teaches myself a lesson*

Not every-thing-threesome/foursome is a good written story, Snow...

*pouts her lips*

No, no...i m telling you, even if you throw in a smutt to burn your insides from off the chart heat...it still doesnt justify a 200 and smth pages to make a good story...

*picks under her nails and rolls her eyes*

You know what, i think you've learned your lesson...when you pile up some lame excuses for a characterisation downplay and toss in a few 'd
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Elsa Bravante
Feb 21, 2018 rated it did not like it
Shelves: erotic
Es todo tan absurdo que no tengo palabras xD.
jenjn79
Jul 21, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: menage fans
Recommended to jenjn79 by: my GR friends
I wasn't sure what to expect from this book because there is such a varied opinion of it among my GR friends. Some loved it, some thought it was okay, others hated it.

Me, I ended up enjoying it quite a bit. I did roll my eyes a few times in the beginning when the brothers kept going on about "you're the one" and "you belong to us now" because it came off a little ridiculous, but it didn't annoy me too much. It just seemed a bit silly.

But overall, I didn't have any major problems with the book. I
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seton
Feb 10, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Written April 9, 2010 -

Colters' Woman was reissued this week with a new "expanded ending and bonus material." There is also an excerpt for the upcoming ebook Colters' Lady (http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/77...). For those who have already read the original 2006 version (and they are legion), I would say that the added material is not worth getting this again unless you are hardcore or have OCD. Like me! :-)

The expanded ending consists of one chapter added to the original story. The original
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P
May 28, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: erotica, menage
อานไปนีกเบะปากหมันไสนางเอกไป คนอะไร มาเปนลมหนาบานพระเอกพอดี แลวกเจอหนุมหลอสามคนฉุดเขาไปปูยีปูยำ แตกอนอืนนางเอกกกัดปากเจอๆแลวบอกพระเอก(ทังสาม)วา ... ชากอนคะ !!! เดียนเวอรจินคะ ... (คนอานกรอกตาไปสามตลบ) คราวนีพระเอก(ทังสาม)กเริมแยงกันวาใครจะเปนคนแรกของนางเอก...แลวนัวเนียๆกันไปประมาณครึงเรืองไดมัง กตัดมาทีฉากนางเอกโดนลักพาตัว นางเอกกแบบ กรีดๆๆๆๆ ไมนะ นีฉันยังไมไดบอกรักผูชาย(ทังสาม)ของฉันเลย แลวนางกระพือขนตาเพือทีจะบอกพระเอก(ทังสาม)วา ไอเลิฟยู เบบี !! แลวนางกโคมาไปอีกสิบแปดตลบ

ตอนตนๆเพลินดีนะโดยเฉพาะ
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Mollie *scoutrmom*
Oct 12, 2010 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: nobody
This book demonstrates the danger of picking something up at Half Price Books on instinct.

This book disappointed me on many levels. To begin with, the author, Maya Banks, needs to repeat fifth grade English class. The usage, spelling, and grammatical errors were a distraction from the flow of the story.

The premise was one of the only two things I did like about this book. A woman finds three men, brothers, to love her forever, take care of her, and protect her. Wouldn't that be cool? Too bad Ban
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Dee
Jul 16, 2011 rated it it was ok
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Daisiemae
Feb 02, 2008 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes Menage Books
Recommended to Daisiemae by: Amazon post
I admit I am not into reading the menage thing too much. This book had it's good and bad points.

Good: I thought the heroes could have all stood alone with their own book. Each brother was interesting, but honestly I would have liked their own book. Of course, this can't be since they are all sharing, and in love with the same woman.

Bad: I didn't like the heroine. I know she was on the run from her husband, but I thought she was weak. She didn't contribute anything to anybody. She sat around bei
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HJ
Feb 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites, menage
reread 2/2014

One of my first permanent menage books, so will remain a favorite. And definitely my favorite of the entire series.

Not for those who find brothers married/having sex with the same woman icky, though. ^_~

Cherise Sinclair
Jul 10, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotic-romance
I wanted it longer, more development, and yet I couldn't put it down. The men are wonderful and I'd be perfectly happy taking all three home with me.
Laura
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Collette
Jun 06, 2008 rated it really liked it
The story has been repeated several times around here so I won't bore you all with that but I will agree that the heroine caused my eyes to roll more times than I care to remember. Maybe I'm just not into the weak, can't-think-for-myself type of heroines in my books or maybe she just was extremely irritating but either way the brothers swooped in and saved the day. I loved them all with each of their different personalities. After all, if you are going to be tossed around among three gorgeous me ...more
Zemira (Kylo Ren fangirl) Warner
I was up all night reading this God awful book. Lemme tell you something this chick has sex with three guys at the same time. And that's not the worst part. They are not some random dudes,no,in fact they are brothers(?!). I wanted to throw up. I like reading about some kinky stuff but this is beyond sick. The girl is (like) a virgin and the first shot she gets she ends up effing all of them. What a whore! Plus she was married to a mobster who wanted her for her money. Se ran away on her wedding ...more
Lindsey
Mar 02, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
*Audio Review*

I should have known right from the start that this was not gonna be for me..

Instalove ... check
Innocent wounded bird who “fights” the sexy men’s help... check
Psycho ex ... check

And if we couldn’t get more stereotypical, guess what?! She’s a virgin! Yup! But not only was her first time ever with 3 men, she had 2 orgasms... say what?!

The narrator’s version of the female were too “girly”, and Holly (i think that was her name) just aggravated me continuously. If this were 100 pages,
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Colleen (NerdyWoman) Kayter
I love all my friends here on goodreads. You're all so serious about reading! Goodness knows I'm intense and tend to over-engineer projects here and there, but sometimes...

Colters' Woman is a R-O-M-P (lotsa sex wrapped in a little storyline)! It takes a ridiculous situation, adds love-at-first-sight X 3, throws in a wimpy/wussy/whiny heroine for the 3 hunky brothers to fawn over, and then throws in an impossible life-or-death situation for suspense. At what point are we expecting to find a real
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KatieV
Is it weird that I was mostly bored? I was curious because I've enjoyed some of the work Banks has done for Hqn and thought I'd check out her erotica.

Granted, this isn't exactly my 'thing'. I can see the appeal of 3 guys devoted to your every desire in an erotic sense, but I can't suspend enough disbelief to buy the scenario long term. Maybe I'm wrong, maybe this is done in the real world. However, most men I know have no intention of sharing and I can't imagine that jealousy isn't rampant.

Also
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Julianna
Nov 18, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of Erotic Romance; Menage
Recommended to Julianna by: jenjn79, Laura
Reviewed for THC Reviews
About three years ago, I read another of Maya Banks’ menage romances that I thoroughly enjoyed, and ever since then, I’ve been looking forward to trying something else by her. Colters’ Woman has been on my TBR pile for quite a while, and since I recalled hearing good things about it, I decided to make it the next of her books to read. I ended up enjoying it, although not quite as well as the other book of hers I read. The main reason for this is that I felt this one was a
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dumbells
Aug 14, 2014 rated it did not like it
If you wanted to see a perfect imitation of a sloth you’d have it in Holly. Except she is infinitely less endearing. Seriously, when is this bi*ch not tired, scared, doubting everything and crying her pretty little heart out. Women are not like that. I swear we’re not. We may have self-pitying moments, but like any self-reliant, self-respecting individual we power through it. We don’t need some muscled hunk carrying us around (though it is nice once in a while, but do it all the time and I’d jus ...more
Sara
Sep 23, 2015 rated it liked it
Between 2.5 and 3 stars for me... the sex was HOT but not much depth in the story or characters.
It's just a fun quick read and nothing more.
The UHQ Nasanta
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Lynette
Sep 10, 2010 rated it liked it
When Adam Colter finds Holly lying in the snow, he knows he’s finally found the woman he’s been looking for and so do his brothers. For Adam and his brothers are looking for one woman to share their bed and their lives, like their fathers’ and grandfathers’ before them. Yet, despite the feelings raging inside Holly for the Colter men, she has a past that she can’t escape from. How can she accept her future, when she has so much trouble from her past that still haunts her?

Maya Banks is an author
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DeadGirl Drama
Jun 21, 2010 rated it really liked it
“A Quick, Romantic Read with a Twist of Ménage à Quatre“

The Plot: In this first book of Maya Banks’ Colters’ Legacy series, we meet the Colter brothers—Adam, Ethan and Ryan. Adam is the strong and domineering elder; Ethan is the more-sensitive middle-child and Ryan is the quiet, brooding youngest.

The brothers together run a hunting lodge in the Colorado mountains and have been waiting for a long time to find the right woman… yes, woman…
with whom to settle down and start a family. Due to some str
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Jane Stewart
3.5 stars. Fairy-tale, fluffy, feel good. 3 men love and share 1 woman at the same time.

STORY BRIEF:
Three brothers have a family tradition. They want one woman to be a wife to the three of them. This was done by their grandparents and parents. Adam was interested in Lacey but the two brothers were not, so that relationship was stopped. Then Holly appears. All three men are immediately attracted to her and tell her about their family tradition. She is also attracted to the three of them, and they
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Jan
Aug 09, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, z-2010, menage

This is the first menage romance I've ever read, and I don't think it's really my thing. At the other hand, that also might have to do with the fact I didn't really like the characters in this story.

Holly is a a bit of a pushover, and she's stumbled into a situation she's totally unqualified to handle. Besides that she doesn't really have a character. Except the fact that the three brothers obviously find her attractive, I found it hard to understand what is what they found so appealing. She jus
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Joelle
What to say about this book but Wow ! Wow! Wow ! this was one hot book.Started reading this and I was not sure what to expect three men to one women had to wrap my head around that one lol not the sexual part of there relationship but, all of the tree Coulters wanting to be committed to a relationship with one women to be there wife and have there kids. I reality you think how could a relationship work without jealously and protective instincts taking over. Well , this relationship worked for th ...more
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