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Jacob's Faith

(Breeds #9)

4.03  ·  Rating details ·  6,669 ratings  ·  179 reviews

They are a new breed, a new race. Engineered rather than born, trained rather than raised, and their unique genetics have created more than one surprise...

Jacob left Faith six years before, unaware that the mark he left on her also left her in an agony of sexual heat that never dimmed. Now Jacob and Faith are together again, but surprises lurk around every corner and dang
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Paperback, 257 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by Ellora's Cave Publishing, Inc (first published April 2003)
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Dina
Im afraid this was the most disappointing book in the series. :(

I didnt like either Jacob or Faith. I just couldnt understand his reasoning for leaving her and his continuing refusal to admit he loved her. Completely ilogical, IMHO. Faith was a complete mess too, but I guess I could blame her raging hormones for that. NOT! She was warned about the effects of caffeine and alcohol when combined with the mating heat, but went out of the way to find the nearest bar and pump coffee and beer into her
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Sophia Triad
Nov 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Breeds 11
Wolf Breeds 3
Featured Couple: Jacob (Wolf) & Faith (Wolf)

The first book in which both of the main characters are Breeds.

In that hateful lab where Hope’s mother is the top researcher, 3 wolves (Wolfe, Jacob and Aiden) are trying to survive. Faith is Aiden’s little sister. The evil scientists give young Faith a few aphrodisiacs and throw her to Jacob demanding to breed her for the good of science. Apparently Faith is his true mate and Jacob cannot stop himself. A huge explosion in th
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Carolyn F.
May 22, 2010 rated it it was ok
Faith was a sympathetic heroine for about 10 pages, and then I couldn't stand her. Poor Jacob felt like he had used her badly when she was 18 and everytime he saw her after he sensed fear - which as a Breed he can - so he stayed away. So when they are brought together again and he lets her know why he was away for so long (6 years), she's hot, then cold, then hot, then cold. Poor Jacob! You suffered, he suffered. She runs around like people aren't trying to kill Breeds in the same town she is in ...more
Quinn
For the most part I enjoy this series, but this book? I can't do it any more. I got to page 162, and there's still no plot. We just keep living the same scene over and over again.

"You left me for six years!"
"I did it for you. Now say you're mine."
"No"

Lots of sex.

"I lived without you for six years, I don't need you."
"Damn you, you're mine"

Lots of sex.

"Blah, blah, blah"
"Blah, blah."

Lots of sex.

And again, and again, and again, and again, and again, and again.

Even if I liked the characters - which I
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Oleta Blaylock
Jun 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I love hearing about Wolfe and Hope. Wolfe has been on his own so long he does know how to handle his mate. Hope doesn't let him get away with much. Jacob is the usual clueless male thinking that since Faith is small and delicate looking that she can't handle the sex needs that he has. Faith has been waiting so long of Jacob that she is not sure if she wants to be with him or stay independent. I guess they are going to have to work things out soon. I had forgotten that the Council had a way to m ...more
Feminista
Nov 05, 2011 rated it did not like it
Couldn't finish the book. Starting with my complete dislike of Jacob and his reasons for cowardly leaving, and ending with the double standards regarding jake and Faith. So it is alright for Jacob to go around and get laid, but God forbid Faith even look at another man. It is absolutely sickening, and a reason why I am surprised to see these double standards outside of a Harlequin book.
Nina
May 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This book was such a refreshment from its predecessor and I'm so very thankful for that! It had passion and tension and the main characters had a history with each other, they didn't just met and fell madly in a mess of lust and love. Faith is probably one of my favorites female characters, probably the best one since Sherra and that is saying something, because there were some very good and wicked ladies until this book. Jacob was so full of it and Faith told him to suck it up and then they did ...more
Beatriz
Mar 22, 2016 rated it it was ok
No me gustó mucho. No tiene más argumento que las interminables confrontaciones verbales y sexuales de la pareja que protagoniza esta entrega; todo es tan reiterativo que lo único que quieres es terminarla pronto. Hasta la parte erótica pierde encanto al no tener los componentes de intriga de otros libros de la serie. Le doy dos estrellas exclusivamente porque Faith es uno de los mejores personajes femeninos hasta ahora y porque es la única, a pesar del fenómeno de acoplamiento, que logra no emb ...more
Alex is The Romance Fox
I liked Jacob & Faith's story but it got a bit much of ......creaming, licking, sucking....that after a while I began skipping the sex scenes.

I am enjoying getting to know more about the Breeds.
Mojca
Six years ago, the Lab technicians went so far as to pump Faith full of aphrodisiac and offered her to Jacob on a silver platter. Since she was his destined mate, he couldn't help himself, but the explosion rocking the labs put a stop to the more or less amorous intentions, and Jacob disappeared.

Jacob's lived with self-disgust ever since, certain he's hurt her, convinced Faith now feared him. He returned briefly six months ago to help Wolfe in getting his mate and promptly disappeared again...He
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Lenna  Wright-Berry
Aug 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I been wanting to read this and Aidens story the most and I was not disappointed. Faith has been on her own for six years after their escape from the Labs. Six years with out her mate Jacob by her to help her through her heat. In those years Faith has been doing her job as Wolfe's Liaison between the Packs and their informants but also on the downside she has been doing everything she shouldn't to make her heat more unbearable, and also warning this woman loves, I means LOVES her vibrators, she ...more
Nonieღserenity2bliss
Aug 09, 2011 rated it did not like it
Jacob's Faith is a new form of torture...I wish I could take a real gun and shoot the imaginary heroine out of her pathetic, miserable life, right fucking now. She's a real pain, a stupid, childish one too.

I honestly don't care about the characters or their relationship or the story, because frankly, there's no story. All they ever do from start to finish (prologue excluded) is argue and argue, and argue. And then they have sex. And then they argue again. The pattern continues from the first ch
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Paloma Beck
Apr 04, 2012 rated it liked it
So... I love the Breed series but... the inconsistencies throughout the series are starting to become a distraction. I point the finger to her editors who should be catching these things for her while Lora focuses on story development. I also think there's a definitive diference between books published by Elora and the others... her Elora books have less satisfying plots, and (dare I say) too much sex. But I still can't stop reading the series - I love me some Breeds.
Crazy for Books (Stephanie)
almost no story. more sex than anything. found myself skipping to find the story. The only redeeming part is the new Breeds it reveals. I love the new ones. want more information about them. Also feels like this is a new story. They say there are no wolf offspring born naturally in this story. But Dash and Elizabeth had a child naturally in Elizabeth's Wolf . So this confused. Not sure if they just mean the Wolf Breeds from Wolf's pack having an issue. But should have been more clear instead of ...more
Melanie
Feb 06, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016-read
Ich muss ehrlich sagen, es fällt mir schwer (sowohl beim Lesen und auch bei der Bewertung) das mir bereits bekannte Wissen aus späteren Büchern außen vor zu lassen. Die Breeds Reihe erscheint im Original in zwei Verlagen, die nicht unterschiedlicher sein könnten. Das spiegelt sich auch in den Büchern wieder. So legt Lora Leigh in ihren früheren Büchern den Fokus deutlich auf die erotischen Szenen, während der Plot schwach ausgebildet bleibt. Das ändert sich erst mit Verlagswechsel und dem Leser ...more
Aisha Oaktree
i have some things to say about this but i do not have time to write em all out expect a full review soon

Originally Reviewed on Bewitching Bibliophile

I really liked this one as well, even though there were a few moments in the book that made me side eye the characters and the book itself.

This one deals with Faith who is an enforcer, years before when in the labs she was made the mate of Jacob in a bid by the scientist to get the Breeds to actually be able to become pregnant. Faith is the siste
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PepperP0t
To expand their spy's information on breed mating, the council's Mexican lab has plans for their wolf pack. Delia Bainsmith orders Jacob to mate their sole female, Faith, after over dosing her with aphrodisiacs and locking her in Jacob's cage. Meanwhile, Wolfe is ordered to mate Hope awhile Faith's brother Aiden undergoes a different torture under Bainsmith's direction.

Faith had a crush on Jacob as long as the pack could remember and he didn't want to do this. He couldn't let her be handed to t
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Erica
I'm going to try very hard NOT to shred this book too badly, but I do have to say that I really hope the formula and pattern of these books change or else I'm going to get REALLY bored. I'm only on book #11 and I feel like I am reading the same book over and over and over again. Totally hot, zero plot. That's my new catch phrase for when a book really is two stars but I have elevated it to three because of the hot sex scenes. And there was a pretty good description going on there of Faith. Howev ...more
C Joy
Dec 11, 2010 rated it really liked it
This was an emotional ride!

The second in the Wolf Breeds series, this is Jacob and Faith's story. They obviously didn't see things the same way when Jacob left Faith 6 years before, to protect her and because he thought he hurt her, while Faith felt abandoned and rejected.

The new-and-improved Faith shocked Jacob to the core, she's now badass, fiery, but still lusciously tempting. Since they were mated, they just couldn't resist each other's touch. They really matched well, this is not a case of
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Valia
Aug 25, 2012 rated it it was ok
I liked the native American on the cover and thats all I liked.I did not finish.I struggled for a month but my brain refused.Jacob was a straight up jerk and Faith was Breed mate.I'm sure she could be interchangeable with the rest.The flashback from the lab just put me off.The there was the fact that in those 6 years Faith suffered Jacob was out enjoying other women.Is this truly fair?When they got back together and Jacob decides to assert dominance by taking Faith It became too irritating for m ...more
Adoore
I really enjoyed this book it was better than the short novella and then Tanner's book. My only complaint is that I want more action. I want to know more about what is going on overall. Faith was a very likable female in the series. I liked that she became strong and didn't act dumb she just did everything I expected her to do being hurt by her mate.

Very good read I hope we get many more like this one. I really enjoy breed and breed books I feel they are some of the best. and Why can't the wolf
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John Matteson
May 27, 2011 rated it it was ok
I've read several other of this series and have enjoyed them all. This one was just too much. Too much revenge, too much guilt, too much anger and rancor between Jacob and Faith. While I can understand some of it on Faith's part, it goes on for far too long and poisons the story. Both are strong characters, neither willing to give an inch, but Faith is determined to make Jacob pay, and pay, and pay some more for the years that they have been separated.

As I said, I can understand the why of it, t
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Rachel T
Mar 21, 2011 rated it liked it
I know what to expect by a breed novel and most of them I have loved. This one ... I was seriously disconnect. I found this book all sex and not so much story .. while I like the smut, it is much hotter when there is a story that goes with it ... these two drove me nuts and not in a good way!

With so many book sin this series, I suppose it was bound to happen! I will continue the series though, as when a good story is written by this author, I get swept away!

HOT READ!
Angel Rose
Jun 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Like all of the other Breed Novels I have read so far it kept me wanting to finish it.The first one from this series that I read was Styx's Storm and I really have to say that the more I get into this series the more I want to read.This book along with all the others are in my opinion are must read books.If your into action romance a little comedy and a lot of sex this will keep anyone on the edge their sit.
Sharon

This book fell into the less plot/more hot category.

Jacob and Faith were very, very stubborn. I really liked Faith's defiance. After Jacob mated her 6 years ago and left her, she made him work for their time together. She had lots of issues do deal with in the wake of the mating effects. She wasn't the shy, timid 17 year old he once new. Jacob had to come to terms with what he did to Faith. But, really the whole book was just about sex.....
Dani
Nov 16, 2010 rated it it was ok
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2.5 stars
I was really excited for their story when we met them previously.. but as you can tell, I couldn't get through this book! I put it down for several months.. and it kept glaring at me, and I want to continue in the series, so I picked it up today to finish, I ended up skimming a lot of it *sigh*
Um... wtf:
"...thick length of his tumescence an inch deeper."
"The thick froth of her cream..."
"....stretched her netherhole..."
"The frothy, bubbling brew..."
---just UGH.
Elaine
I was entertained, however Faith was bitchy when she didn't need to be, over and over again. That got on my nerves. I've read better Lora Leigh.

Still, if you are reading the Breeds series, you'll enjoy this.

There is some funny banter in this book, and Leigh knows how to write smoking hot sex scenes.
Kasumi
Oct 30, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: scifi, romance
No conseguí simpatizar con los protagonistas. Parecían adolescentes enrabietados y "el calor" no me pareía suficiente excusa. Deseando que acaben lobos y coyotes y regresemos con los gatos de la serie.
Kerry  sullivan
Well wow this was a sizzling hot book. I thought it would suffer spontaneously combustion all of the way through. Lora Leigh book skirt the edge of porn but this one is porn all they way and I love her for it.
Nancy
Aug 14, 2010 rated it it was ok
It was ok. I didn't really like the characters or the story. A lot less romantic than her other books. It was pretty much a sexathon. I will continue the seriesbut so far these wolf breeds are tossers.
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