Reviewed in Australia on 29 November 2019
Bears with Benefits
Mason's father had given him an ultimatum - he had to find a mate, so he applies to the Prince's Datiing Agency. He isnt expecting much, but any help will do!
Ava had lost her job, and was about to be evicted. She applies to Prince's Dating Agency , and the interview seems to go really well - so when she doesnt hear from them for a few days, she is disappointed. When they call her to tell her she has been matched, she is surprised. But when she meets Mason, she has no idea what is happening to her. A great love story about love conquering all.
Olivia thought that Jared was finally going to propose - until his wife turned up at the restaurant. So she decided that she might as well give Prince's Dating Agency a try. She had no reason not to move on through er hurt.
Liam's girlfriend decided to move to New York without talking to him about it. His older brother Mason had met his mate Ava through Prince's Dating Agency - their father was pestering them to find a mate and settle down, so he decided to try it as well. What would happen when these two hurt people meet up?
Will's brothers Mason and Liam have both found their mates through Prince's Dating Service, so he decides to give it a go. After ew unsuccessful dates, he is about to give up - but decides to give it another go.
Sophia is Olivia's best friend and she is about to marry Liam, who she met through the agency as well. Sophia is feeling lonely and alone - and when she finds out that Isabella is now working at Prince's, she decides to give the dating agency a go as well. What will happen when these two meet?
Noah is the youngest of the Sinclair brothers, and is enjoying a life of freedom- but his family is concerned that he s always distracted at work. They think he needs direction, and that a mate will give him that - so they coerce him into joining Prince's Dating Agency. He only has to do it for 2 weeks, and they will leave him alone - as long as he makes an effort.
Isabella works at the agency, and she has been helping her friends, Olivia and Sophie plan their weddings to men they have met through the agency. She is lonely and alone - but working at the agency means that she cannot register there or date any of the men who register - so she decides to disguise herself, and try to meet someone that way. Will a disastrous first date - and then getting caught by her boss mean that Noah and Isabella will lose all chance of a happy ever after?
Fire Bound Protectors
Claire has been teaching a class while finishing her degree, and is surprised when she finds that the University has employed Professor Drake to take over - she is his TA.
But there is something about this man that draws her to him - and certainly him to her. When his penthouse is attacked and destroyed, Claire finds out very quickly that there is more to Drake than meets the eye - will he be able to convince her that he would never hurt her?
I realised after reading the first page of the next story that these are out of order, so followed it through and read
Crylaine's Secret Next :-)
Jennifer is a peaceful protester, and spends her spare time in the library - her safe place. She meets Crylaine there, and when she learns the truth about him, she is shocked. She insists on a week apart, so that they can be certain that their feelings are real - and of course, the serpentinas attack and it is up to Crylaine and the other dragons to save her. Will he be able to keep her safe?
Arrlien's mate was killed by the serpentinas, and he is still grieving. Riley's sister Rosie had bee killed by a hit and run driver a year earlier. Riley is trying to forge a career as a comedian, and on her way home from a gig she is attacked in the subway. Arrlien rescues her and discovers that he is drawn to this woman who reminds him a lot of Seisha.
When the serpentinas attack again, all of the dragons and their mates are caught in the one. Will the Dragons be able to save their mates? And how can Corey help bring closure to Riley, over the death of her sister?
Belle was raised in an orphanage, and always knew there was something different about her. So when she meets a bar tender who has the same fiery eyes, she wants to know more.
Scyros has always hated Serpentinas - female dragons - who are responsible for the death of his brother. How can he believe that Belle has no idea that she is a dragon? When he discovers that she is also his mate, he knows he must protect her at all costs. Will the Serpentinas finally be beaten so that the dragons and their mates can live in peace? Loved this series!
North Peak Shifters
Blue Ridge Bear
Mikayla is an up and coming actress. When she breaks her ankle at an audition, she goes to stay with her best friend Avery, and Avery's boyfriend Blake for a while to heal. She has her sister's wedding coming up, so Blue Ridge is a good place for her to be. Avery tries to set her up with Blake's brother, Ethan - very cute, but with a huge secret. What will happen when Mikayla finds out the truth?
Peak Point Bear
Douglas is an ex police officer with a secret. He lost his job because he refused to work nights - but he has a secret that makes his life complicated.
Ellen is a barista just out of an abusive relationship, and all she wants to do is work and move on - the last thing she needs is another relationship - but when she meets Douglas, her heart wants its own way.
He wants to tell her the truth - but having lost a previous relationship because of it, he is afraid.
Will they be able to work through their differences and develop a trust that will allow the to move on with their relationship?
Bolt Castle Bear
Jenna is a shifter who was orphaned young, and raised by her grnadmother. She has always known she is a shifter, but not how to control her bear - she has never met another shifter. When she finds Chris's blog, she arranges to meet him - and finds herself involved in a whole new world. Xander is their leader, and finds it hard to trust anyone including Jenna. His family were wiped out by poachers. Will Jenna be able to convince him that she is telling the truth?
When her memory comes back, they realise that the poachers who are haunting them now are responsible for her parents' deaths. Will they survive this attack? Will Xander and Jenna find love after all?
Alexander Bay bear
Charlotte refuses to marry Richard just to give her parents the lifestyle they crave. She gets a job as Avery's nanny for baby Penelope, and at the castle, she meets Mason who is Jenna's long lost brother. But Richard finds her - and the poachers are on their way. Mason and Charlotte must go to Ottowa to collect reinforcements - will they make it in time? Will they find each other in the battles to come? I love that the books in this series are easy to read as stand alones, but the characters flow from one to the next, making them a great series to read.
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