Book Reviews

Alpha Born (True Blood Mate 2) by Stormy Glenn at Siren Publishing

Genre Gay / Paranormal / Shifters / Vampires / Menage MMM / Erotic Romance
Reviewed by Serena Yates on 17-April-2013

Book Blurb

Alpha Caleb Redding has spent 20 years trying to bring his first love back into his life. When he finally devises a plan, the Council of Elders agrees to it, but they add their own stipulations. In order for the mate covenant to happen, Caleb has to agree to give up his clan and alpha status, submitting to Grayson.

Alpha Grayson Cane has watched Caleb from afar, never able to touch him or speak to him due to clan conflict. It's been a heartache that has stabbed at him for 20 years. When a peace treaty comes in the form of a mate covenant between their two clans, Grayson is all too eager to agree, especially when he learns that Caleb must submit to him.

But when the vampire mediator sent to broker the peace agreement disappears, will their second chance at being together also vanish? And what happens when Grayson accidentally mates the vampire while trying to save his life? Will Caleb have to give up his clan, his alpha status, and his dream of being with Grayson? Or will being alpha born have its advantages?

Book Review

This is a great book. The idea of having not just two, but three alpha-type personalities was interesting on its own. The way Stormy Glenn executed it, though, was fascinating.

Going in, I didn't really know what to expect, but I was curious. Three macho guys would surely mean lots of posturing - and it does. But, interestingly, it wasn't so much about the testosterone (except in a few very funny encounters), it was much more about the way these three arranged themselves with each other. The way they came to terms with the fact that they were ready to submit in some exceptional cases - shocking themselves and the others with this revelation. Fairly typically for a Stormy Glenn there was lots of discussion of the mate bond, but it was 'muted', making it a less important element.

If you like reading about 'macho' guys, but hate some of the harsher side effects (like I sometimes do), you will like this book. If there is such a thing as a 'cuddly' macho, there's three of them here for you to enjoy.

 

 

 

 

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Additional Information

Format ebook
Length Novel, 216 pages/64404 words
Heat Level
Publication Date 08-December-2010
Price $7.50 ebook
Buy Link http://www.bookstrand.com/alpha-born