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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Book Review: Jealous And Freakn' (Freakn' Shifters #2) by Eve Langlais

Jealous And Freakn'
by Eve Langlais
Kindle Edition, 226 Pages
ASIN: B0069XET72
Source: Ebook - Own


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How can she get him to stop running long enough to realize he's her freakn' mate? 

Francine's loved Mitchell, a wolf like herself, since she first set eyes on him back when they were both just kids. However, Mitchell's never seen her as anything more than his sister's best friend. Determined to make him realize he's her mate, she enlists the aide of Alejandro, a gorgeous cat shifter. She never counted on wanting them both.

Alejandro knows Francine is special from the first moment he meets the fiery plump wolf, which is why he suggests she use him to make Mitchell jealous. A great plan, especially if it means he gets to kiss her luscious lips. One taste, though, and he's addicted, but how does he make her see past the man she loves to realize she's also meant to be his mate?

For a long time now, Mitchell's been avoiding Francine, his bratty sister's friend. However, the little girl he remembers is all grown up, and when he sees her in the arms of another, a need to claim her overrides all his common sense. But, he's waited too long and fate has decided that he's going to have to share. Can he bend enough to accept Francine with her other man, or will his freakn' jealousy send him running? 

See what happens when a pigheaded man is subjected to a dose of jealousy--and a kick in the ass.
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Francine has known that Mitchell was supposed to be her mate from childhood. But Mitchell always avoided Francine and told her that he was not her mate.

Now that Naomi has settled down with her two mates Francine has decided to stop playing the field and wait for Mitchell to figure out that she is his mate.  Waiting could take forever with the way Mitchell flees the room anytime Francine is near.

On the way to Naomi's baby shower Francine's car decides to stop. Now wearing uncomfortable heels, a dead phone and carrying a huge present Francine has no choice but to walk the rest of the way to Naomi's house.  Not even close to the house Francine is tired and aching and sitting on the side of the road when along comes Alejandro. The bad boy on a motorcycle. Alejandro is going to the same party, what luck. Getting a ride the arrive at the party together and before Mitchell could flee the scene he sees Francine with the handsome stranger. Mitchell freaks out and challenges the stranger by punching him in the face. Francine can't believe what she is seeing, Mitchell has not even been in the same room with her in 5 years, way is he acting so crazy.

Alejandro turns out to be Javier's brother (one of Naomi's mates) and is not a stranger at all. Francine feels the same things for Alejandro as she has her entire life for Mitchell. What the heck does that mean. Alejandro wants Francine but understands she is in love with Mitchell. Hoping to get Francine to see that she is also meant to be with him, Alejandro instills a plan to snag the wolf into admitting his mating feelings for Francine. Alejandro just hopes that Francine will choose him as well.

With two potential mates Francine is torn between the sexy new comer and the old flame she has known her entire life. Will the jaguar and wolf try to get along to both mate with Francine or will Mitchell's jealousy and hangups hurt the three way relationship they are all trying to enjoy. Mitchell cannot deny the pull to Francine or the desire to make Francine happy. Deciding to give into his fears Mitchell tries to let go of his traditional thoughts on sex and relationship in order to open himself up for something a little more non-conventional.

I liked this story. In the first book Naomi had things a bit easy with the fact that Ethan and Javier where already acquainted and best friends. To me this one is a little more realistic (if you take out the shapeshifter part, LOL). If we were to have a mating gene that told us who we were destined to be with and it did not always mean a couple = 2 people, then it is realistic to say that those others entering a more than 2 person relationship probably would not know each other. And furthermore, might meet the destined person at different periods of the original relationship. Which is interesting because Book #3 deals with just such a dilemma. What happens when the shapeshifter you are destined to mate with is ALREADY MATED.  That should be a good read.

RATING: 4 STARS



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