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Play of Passion

(Psy-Changeling #9)

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In his position as tracker for the SnowDancer pack, it's up to Drew Kincaid to rein in rogue changelings who have lost control of their animal halves- even if it means killing those who have gone too far. But nothing in his life has prepared him for the battle he must now wage to win the heart of a woman who makes his body ignite... and who threatens to enslave his wolf.

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Mass Market Paperback, 321 pages
Published November 2nd 2010 by Berkley Books
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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
Play of Passion would have been a four star read for me if Indigo hadn't did something so hurtful and hateful that I wanted to punch her in her tits. See I loved Drew and though at time Indigo came off bitchy I still liked her. They were both flirting or courting if you will, Drew was trying to make her take them more serious and in a play to hurt him and push him away she went on a date with an ex lover. After that I wanted Drew to find someone else. I don't mind push/pull in a book, but she cr ...more
Alex is The Romance Fox
Play of Passion (Psy-Changeling #9) by Nalini Singh and the first book that the hero & heroine are both Changelings from the same species.

Indigo Riverie and Andrew Kincaid, both members of the SnowDancer wolf pack.
I loved Drew. Sexy, dominant, caring, sweet, strong, fabulous in bed and funny too.
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So what if he’s younger than Indigo? So what if he’s a dominant like her???? Girl, get a grip!! This was one woman that drove me totally nuts!

She had feelings for Drew and refused to give i
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Maya
2,5 STARS

Well...the only reason I'm even finishing this story and giving it 2,5 stars is because of Drew and I really didn't want to miss out on how the council affairs are going. We all know there is a war basically already going on just in the background where most humans and psy don't see it. I think the most action was in the last 85% and it was to me at least the only part worth reading.
I cannot tell you how much I loathe Indy, I mean I've never, honestly never, read about a character that
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Blacky *Romance Addict*
Another great book from the Psy-Changeling series Photobucket

This series will definitely be one of the best I've ever read :) I became addicted to this world from page 1, and I guess I'll stay that way untill the final book Photobucket



In Play of Passion, we get to see the wolf pack again (I just love reading about the changelings Photobucket ). Indigo is a lietenant and a dominant female in the pack. Drew has been in love with her for a long time, but being lower in rank, he doesn't have a chance Photobucket

This was similar to R
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MelissaB
I love Nalini Singh's writing, I think she is one of the most talented authors out there. I love the Psy/Changling series, I think the world and characters are wonderful. My favorite books so far have been ones that include Changlings because I love their wild hearts and sensual, playful natures. So it should be no surprise that I thorougly enjoyed reading Play of Passion which features two wolf Changlings. This was such a wonderful love story and romance!

Indigo is the most dominant female in he
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Kristen
4 Stars. Drew–and because I love this series so much–is the ONLY reason I'm giving this book 4 stars!

This book sported one of the most charming, swoon-worthy, and delectable heroes in this series. I fell head-over-heels in love with all that is Drew. However, and I know I'm in the minority here, I felt it also sported the most wishy-washy, fickle, and egotistical heroine I've read to date. I did NOT like Indigo for most of this book. That said, she finally won me over, and, frankly Drew wanted h
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Sophia Triad
Indigo (Wolf Changeling, SnowDancer Lieutenant) and Drew (Wolf Changeling, SnowDancer Tracker)

Drew is a very playful, laidback, easy-going male. Everybody loves him. Especially children. And girls.
The problem is that he wants Indigo. And although he is a dominant wolf:
a) He is not as dominant as Indigo
b) He is younger than Indigo. Not much younger, but Indigo used to train him and now basically she is his superior.

The good thing is that Indigo likes him, too. In a friendly kind of way. At leas
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valee
Mar 08, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I feel like meeting an old friend, one who I haven't seen in a long long time. This series is so fabulous that I can't do anything else than to recommend it! I loved to put my hands over a book in this series once again. And yes, it really is THAT good! All the books in the series are. I tend to forget how much I LOVE this series until I read one of the books in it and remember it all!!! This is one of the best series there is out there, all genres included. I just could keep reading books in it ...more
Alp
Jun 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.5/5

Another interesting addition to Psy-Changeling series!

As a fan of this series, I can tell that the author once again enchanted and enthralled me with this fantastic storytelling. In this book, we meet Indigo Riviere, Snow Dancer lieutenant, and Andrew Kincaid, Snow Dancer tracker. Yes! Finally it was Drew’s time!

I was a little bit disappointed with Indigo. Her stubbornness almost ruined the thrill of reading. Fortunately, she came to her senses before I got really pissed at her. Drew, on th
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Denisa
3.5/4 stars.
I loved loved loved Drew!


He was absolutely wonderful! And I really thought I'd love Indigo too. And I did... when she was not complaining.
I mean, the age difference between them was 4 of years. And they live for more than 100 years, soo.... yeah, a 4-year difference is a really big one! Not...


And this age thing wouldn't have been so annoying if they hadn't talked about it every 5 pages! I get it, you don't like that the guy is younger than you, but stop complaining about that every 2
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Catherine
Review originally posted at Fiction Vixen.

4.5 Stars!

I’ll be honest, I enjoyed the main characters in this book a lot, but even if they were mediocre I might have given this book at least a 4 anyway. The excitement of getting back into the Changeling world and the ultra-excitement of getting to see way more of Hawke would have probably won me over even if Indigo and Drew were lame. Luckily they weren’t, but I’m just saying… :)

I liked Indigo--although I did have a few issues with her that I’ll get
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Shawna
5 stars – Paranormal Romance

Hot! Hot! Hot! Play of Passion is such a perfect, fitting title for this!

Whew boy! Singh really turned up the heat in this latest installment with the Changeling/Changeling pairing (Yay...finally!) of SnowDancer wolf shifters Indigo and Drew. Lieutenant Indigo Riviere and tracker Drew Kincaid struggle with alpha dominance, pack ranking, jealousy, and age issues while indulging in an explosive attraction and investigating a possible Psy Council threat on the SnowDancer
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Astrid - The Bookish Sweet Tooth
Ahhh Drew, so sweet, such a charmer. Gotta say that this felt a little like a filler but I enjoyed it nonetheless.
Jilly
guy: "Let me put on some clothes. Unless you want me naked?"

girl: Feminine snort. "Seen it, felt it, don't want to buy the T-shirt.."



Now, this is my kind of girl!

Except, then she gets a bit whiny...I knew it was too good to be true.

So, in this one we have Drew, a wolf hottie oozing charm, and Indigo, another wolf who happens to be 4 years older than Drew and has him firmly in the friend-zone. But, Drew has it bad for Indie, so one night he kisses her.
Freak out time!

Drew wasn't only to
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Kate
First read 05/04/2016 - 06/04/2016 - 4 ★
Currently rereading - 05/07/2018 - 06/07/2018 - 3.5-4 ★
Nothing's changed

There’s still not really a lot I can add to some of the many gushing reviews here, as most of you have read them all before. But I’m gonna put in my two pence worth in. I found this harder to read the second time around.

Spring 2081. Too many powerful Psy have defected, too many are breaking conditioning, and too many fractures riddle the net. Some say it is inevitable that Silence wil
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Dina
I have nothing to say, except that Drew has just become my favorite hero in the series. I want to eat him with a spoon and feast on his yumminess!

RubenCortada

Note: I know that Hawke will take Drew's place as soon as his book is out, but Drew will get to enjoy his spot in my dreams until then, LOL.
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Jo

Buddy read with the fantastic Choko and Angela over at BB&B.

Because he’d made his decision—to stop circling and fight for what he wanted.
And he wanted Indigo.
Smart, dangerous, fascinating Indigo.

Andrew Kincaid has many skills. He’s the tracker for the SnowDancer wolfpack, best at finding rogue shifters, and his charming personality allows him to befriend all, gaining their trust and their secrets. But he will need all the skills he has to win the heart of the very dominant lieutenant, Indi

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◊♦ Naomi
2.5 stars



It's a sad day everybody. Sad day here in France and all over the world. A rating so low for a Psy-Changeling book. Let's take a minute to mourn the loss of so many beautiful stars.



Anyway.

I have a serious problem with heroines like Indigo. I can't say I didn't like this book because I did, it was no hardship to read it but I did not feel anything while reading it.

I felt like the plot was inexistent, sure the packs are having some problems with the Psy Council but that's all. Nothing bi
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Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
Andrew Liam Kincaid, you sure know how to charm a girl! I love Drew! There’s something about these Kincaid men that makes me melt. With these insanely hot brothers and Hawke, I am officially a SnowDancer whore.

With the last two books being Psy-oriented, it was great to be back in SnowDancer territory and catch up with Brenna, Judd, Riley and Sienna. Some readers thought that there wasn’t enough romance in the previous two books, but I think Singh listened and gave what the fans wanted in Play
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Ren Puspita
A gift from my Goodreads friend and sisters in crime, Olivia. Thanks a bunch, Non!! XD

MORE THAN 5 STARS!! and one of MY TOP TEN READ FOR 2011

One of the best book in Psy Changeling series so far,and big kudos to Ms Nalini Singh for her beautiful and talented writing style! She will be,no doubt, my Author of The Year for 2011! (my own award of course)

Before I write why I love this book, this is my pic of Drew :



Ohh, c'mon! Lower that pants and show your sexy butt, Drew! =P
(still search sexy sce
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Somia
SnowDancer Lieutenant Indigo (Indy) Riviere doesn't easily allow skin privileges and is cautious with who she lets into her heart, what she doesn't count on is Drew Kincaid. As the tracker for the SnowDancer pack Drew's steely will and strength is often concealed beneath his natural charm. But once he decides to persuade Indy, none of her arguments, like he is too young, will stop him from persuading her he is the only for her.

Drew - you can't help but really like - a perfect match for strong an
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Choko
Oct 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
*** 4 ***

Buddy read with the fantastic Jo and Angela over at BB&B. We love our passionate changelings!!!


The setting for this tale was the SnowDancer pack land, whose alpha is Hawk. He is having some issues staying away from Sienna, finding her too young and feeling he has to push her away. Apparently, his need, but lack of sex, affects the rest of the pack and makes them nervous. Well, I wonder if this had to do with two good friends, buddies and protectors of the pack, finally getting to see e
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ᴥ Irena ᴥ
Not much to say about the story itself or the romance. You get a lot of teasers for future books - Adria and her pathetic lover (fortunately, he is not the love interest), Nikita and Anthony's meeting with the Alphas, Sienna. Still, for some reason I loved it a bit more than before.
***
The sooner you accept that you should treat this book as a sort of a big prequel for Kiss of Snow, the sooner you'd be able to appreciate it. Because that's what it is - a preparation for things that happen in the
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Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
Meh. It wasn’t as interesting as the Psy + changeling couples.
Hannah
Feb 02, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, romance
The pace in which I am reading these books is getting ridiculous, but also I am still having so much fun. This was one of the better books, mostly due to how much I enjoyed the romance at its core. Drew was just wonderful and lovely and so very very charming.
Aileene
Mar 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I SO GOT THE HOTS FOR THESE KINCAID BROTHERS!
First Riley, Mr Bada bing Bada BOOM!, now (An)Drew...HUBBA HUBBA!!! I want to *bleep-edited*
Seriously what is it with these Kincaid men that I go.....*bleeeep -edited*...ok I better stop as I'm trying to maintain a PG rated review here...but really...!

Drew is young, funny, easy to get along with, playful (very!) wolf but also a hard working and very efficient tracker of Snow Dancer pack but has never had to work for female companionship. Women flock
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Fani *loves angst*
3.5*

A nice book and very hot hero, but far from a keeper.

One of the things that bugged me, was that I finished the book and still have no idea what Indigo was searching for in a man. She wanted someone who was more dominant than her, but not too dominant that he orders her around, but when she starts dating Drew she finds out he's much more dominant than she thought, even more than her, but her wolf won't accept him because he's not dominant enough??? A convoluted way of thinking if you ask me,
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Angela
2016 Re-read: I adore Drew's playfulness. It's exactly what I needed right now. Plus, that meeting at the end? Wow. Things are really getting intense in the world right now.

2013 Re-read Note: Review is from original read. I still love this book. Drew's charm still makes me grin.

Original Review:
Drew Kincaid is well used to long, difficult hunts as the pack tracker – responsible for reining in wolves that go rogue, giving in to their animal halves. Doing everything he can to save them and bring th
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Leah
Jan 31, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I have to say that I loved this book but I really struggled with what to rate it. It's definitely a 5 star read for me, but I was waffling between that and 4.5 stars. Sam and I thought long and hard about the book's star-age and we decided on 5. Why, you ask? Because, while my extreme dislike of Indigo for the first 2/3 of the book, the very fact that there was nothing from Sascha's point of view and that she was only in it for a few pages was enough to make me jump for joy inside, deciding that ...more
Shannon C.
Mar 09, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: PNR fans
4.5 Stars: great shapeshifter romance

The ninth book in the popular Psy-Changelings series, 'Play of Passion' is focused on two wolf changelings--Drew Kincaid and Indigo Riviere. We met both characters in earlier books. Brother to Riley and Brenna, Drew is a tracker/rogue hunter who reports directly to Hawke. The highest ranking female in the SnowDancer pack, Indigo discounts Drew as a potential romantic interest since he is four years younger and not part of the hierarchy. He is perseverent and
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