Genres: Paranormal Romance
Published by Indie/Self Published
Released on May 5, 2013
Whimsical and sometimes downright snort-worthy, but rarely to be taken seriously, this series offers quick, light and amusing installments when I’m not looking to be challenged and just want something easy. This was laugh out loud funny in parts and tends to wink at the other shifter romances out there.
Lion and the Falcon is book four and makes better sense with the ongoing series arc to be read in order, but the romance and individual mission begin and end in this book.
It’s been a while since I picked up a book from this series. I kept promising myself I’d get back to it each time I saw a new release. I think its hilarious how the author pairs not only opposite personalities, but opposite natures. I mean a bear and a bunny? Croc and Fox? Doe and Wolf? Oh yes, it usually gets up to some pretty good antics when alls said and done.
And this is why I’m disappointed that I can’t report that this one was a complete win for me. There were several things I liked about Lion and the Falcon, but other things left me meh. I enjoyed the interaction between Nolan and his mom and got a kick out of Clarice and Nolan’s mom, but the main plot with the villain, the romance, and even the characters just didn’t pull me in like these stories usually do.
Nolan is a lion and his mother is the leader of their pride. Nolan is the only male so they all take it in turn to spoil him and nag at him in their turn. He likes his naps, being a med doctor for the FUC, and wants to pick his own mate, thank you very much. Then in storms Clarice the falcon. She’s Nolan’s opposite. She’s driven, focused, and tends to make big assumptions even when the clues that she might have read things wrong are right before her face. She got on my nerves at times the way she treated people. It was a nice twist to see Clarice as the kick-butt hero who comes to the rescue of Nolan.
The comedy and the sizzling paranormal romance that isn’t to be taken seriously made for good light afternoon reading and perfect for the easy-going distraction I needed. It wasn’t my favorite of the series, but wasn’t bad. I definitely recommend it as a fun, spicy read/series for paranormal romance fans.
Romance Roundabout #145 PNR
Mt. TBR #59
Let’s Read Indie #52