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Dance With The Devil, ( Soul´s Harbour Pride #1) by Angela Dennis. Release. Paranormal Romance. ARC Review + GIVEAWAY

Dance with the Devil
by Angela Dennis
Series: Soul’s Harbor Pride, #1
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Cover DesignerKanaxa
Release Date: September 22, 2015

Born to be enemies. Destined to be lovers.

Soul’s Harbor Pride, Book 1

After killing one of her father’s enforcers, half-blood lion shifter Jillian Winters ran for her life, landing in an upscale bar halfway across the country. Her boss, Carrick—a pure-blood shifter—has no idea his barmaid is a fugitive.

When her father’s recklessness puts the Pride at risk, Jillian must return home and assume his place as Alpha. But not before she indulges in a taste of the attraction that’s been building for years between her and Carrick.

Carrick Granger has had a soft spot for Jillian from the moment she stepped into his bar, soaking wet and afraid of her own shadow. He knows she has secrets. So does he. He’s also the outcast son of an Alpha—and now that his father is dead, he, too, has been summoned home.

Thinking they’ll never see each other again, the simmering heat between them ignites like a match to gunpowder. But then the bullets start flying, forcing them to choose—duty to their Prides, or the one person they can’t live without.

Warning: This book contains deception, lies, betrayal, a sexy lion who is determined to claim his mate, and a mating bond that will change the landscape of the Prides forever.

Her attraction to him was beyond dangerous. But, thankfully, that attraction wasn’t mutual. If it had been, it would have been impossible to turn him away. A smarter person would have left town the second they realized Carrick was a shifter. But, like an idiot, she had stayed, unable to resist being around him during her short stint of freedom.

Even now, the call of the Pride echoed in her mind like the beginnings of a migraine. She massaged her aching temples. Carrick was so close that her hand brushed his shoulder as she reached for her head. Although it was an innocent touch, the heat of his body seared her skin.

Damn it. Fate had a twisted sense of humor. No other man had ever affected her like this.

When he turned, the intention in his green eyes was unmistakable. She stepped back, stunned, heart pounding. With a nervous swallow, she licked her dry lips. He moved closer, eyes focused on her mouth. Torn between flight and surrender, she froze.

Their bodies brushing, Carrick ran his hands down the length of her arms. “How many layers do you have under there?” He squeezed her shoulders gently. “Take them off. I’ll make a fire.” He grasped her hand, tugging her toward the fireplace.

Jillian didn’t move. She couldn’t do this. “Thought you didn’t want to talk?”

“I changed my mind.” He released her hand and moved across the room, crouching before the hearth to kindle the flames.

She couldn’t make herself move, either forward or away. This was her last chance. Once she walked out that door, she was gone forever.

Jillian ran away from her pack after she killed one of her father's enforcers. As a half blood she has been abused by the whole pack all her life. She is masking what she is, and living as a human.
Three years later she has been ordered home. But there are some that will do anything to stop her from returning.
Garrick has been running a bar in the city for years. When Jillian applied for a job, he was drawn to her. But he couldn't risk a relationship with a human. He has been ordered home for the "claiming". That is when all the unmated dominants are closed up together to hope some will find their mates.
Carrick's Alpha father has been killed by a rival, so he must support his brother to claim his rightful place.
The "Conclave " who are the ruling body of the shifters, have decided who should be mated up to run the warring packs. They don't care if the shifters themselves have found a mate on their own. They cannot have half-bloods taking too much power.
This book is full of action, and lion shifters fighting for what is right.  Putting the lives of others over their own happiness might not be the best in the long run.
This book is a lot of fun, with some rule changes to fit this author's world. The characters are nearly all keeping secrets from each other, and are a lot stronger than they seem. I hope this is the start of a series.

Angela Dennis lives outside Cincinnati, Ohio, with her husband, son and a sheltie with a hero complex. When she is not at her computer crafting stories, she can be found feeding her coffee addiction, playing peek-a-boo, or teaching her son about the great adventures found only in books.

You can visit Angela at her website at She loves to hear from her readers, so don’t forget to find her on Twitter to chat.

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