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Humor to the book that makes it epic like one of Shelly Laurenston s books I can t wait to read the books I ve bought and the rest of this series when I can collect them allI highly recommend to any shifter fan especially if you love mixed communities of shifters with humor mixed in with all the action Figure of Speech is the 4th book in Dana Marie Bell s Halle Shifter s series Fox shifter Chloe has been pining after Jim Woods for four years After nothing but constant rejection Jim is finally ready to admit to the bond he shares with Chloe There s nothing standing in their way now except a barrage of hunters and mercenaries targeting ChloeDana Marie Bell is great at "GETTING YOU INVESTED IN THE SIDE CHARACTERS WHO POPULATE "you invested in the side characters who populate stories So after seeing all of Jim "and chloe s angst in the previous books "Chloe s angst in the previous books was pretty excited about reading their story Unfortunately I was a little let own by the Blind Devotion (The Shifter Chronicles direction their book tookPrior to this Jim had been adamantly against a relationship with Chloeue to their age My Name is Bob difference This created a lot oframa between the two given their fated mate connection At the very start of Figure of Speech this is resolved via Jim now being a wolf shifter and recognizing the bond I was a little uncomfortable with this solution It seemed too easy and convenient of a way to solve a conflict that had been built up over the course of several novels I had a hard time believing that Jim would just ive into the relationship because he s now a shifter On top of this Jim s past actions were excused away as misunderstandings or given noble explanations It all added up to me feeling a little cheated I wish that Bell had given the same weight to Jim s reluctance and past eeds that she had in previous novels instead of pushing it aside to concentrate on action plot Other than that I thought this was a fairly good installment to the series I ll be curious to read about several side characters in the future especially Barney If you re a fan of the series you ll find something to enjoy here ARC provided by Netgalley in exchange for an honest review I refuse to read about Chloe s HEA after what she pulled with Sarah and Gabe She was fully aware of what she was Billy Bragg doing and to add insult to injury she never faced any conseuences for her actions DNFCouldnt get into it although I really liked the previous books from this series Chloe Williams has waited a long time for her human mate to claim her put off by their age Polly Prices Totally Secret Diary difference her once human mate Jim has not acknowledged their bond even when she was hospitalised after receiving a beating A beating that has left lingering effects But Jim now turned to a wolf shifter has come to claim his mate bringing a surprise with him But theanger that put Chloe in the hospital seems to have returned to Halle and is not only after Chloe but Jim as wellThis is why you should never start a book that is mid series sometimes I admit it can work out well in this case it idn t I want to preface this review saying that I have not read any other books in this series although I have read one of her books from Dana Marie Bell s connected series Halle Pumas Thank God Without knowing a little background I would have been completely lostEven being a little confused about the background story in Figure of Speech I was fully prepared to enjoy the romance However either a majority of the actual romance aspect and the relationship build happened in the previous books or it was glaringly absent Jim and Chloe had I wasn t looking forward to this book I wasn t reading it or anything but Chloe and Jim s story has been stagnating in the background through several books so far The Majors Daughter due to a series of increasingly unbelievable excuses so I was meh on the whole thingGiven a book of their own Jim continues to be a bland placeholder while Chloe at least has an interesting speechisability In fact Chloe s entire character is speech Miss Shumway Waves a Wand disability loves animals while Jimoesn t even have that muchThe book is crowded with secondary tertiary and even uaternary characters The Touch despite the fact that it has no story of its own other than the promise of an ever continuing series arc A highly scientific finger count tells me five new people no seven moved into town and nooubt into further books and at least two of them are as annoying as fuckAnd And The. Finally in a place where he can claim herBetween meddling mothers Hunter brothers and a mystery that threatens to end Chloe’s life they might find an opportunity to tell each other just how they feel Or find themselves separated by than just misunderstood wordsWarning This book contains explicit sex graphic language and two people who finally get their amn act together. ,
It s been a while since ve read a book "in this series and I had to cast my mind back series and I had to cast my mind back the previous stories and found this book completely ifferent It took me a while to remember exactly who every character was and there are uite a few now so unfortunately it Different Class didn t grab me as uickly as Bear Necessaries or Cynful previouslyid It s great to be back in this spin off series of Halle Pumas but for some strange reason this felt a little flat to me Yes there s l The first book in this series Bear Necessities was the book that introduced me to the amazingness that is Dana Marie Bell I fell in love with the world of shifters and DMB "S Uirky Weird And Crazy Personality So "uirky weird and crazy personality So naturally ploughed through all her books from there and I find myself excited to get back to this series every time Having said that I m afraid this book was a little The Essential Good Food Guide disappointing for me The ChloeJim relationship started from the beginning of the series we knew they were mates and that Jim was refusing Chole because of her age and the fact that he was human and had no clue about the mate stuff So now that Jim s a shifter and he understands the bond you would think the passion was overwhelming The problem for me was that I reallyidn t feel like there was any build up to their romance DMB is so amazing at getting you all hot under the collar when it comes to her characters but this time around I felt like the story focused on the tale of the senate and less on the romance I Textbook of Wisdom didn t feel like they were in love at all there was no passion between them and Jim justidn t sit right with me Besides his name making me picture a 50 something man I mean come on can we call him Jamie or James Jim and Jimbo is not sexy he just seemed to be a shifter He was changed against his will and then went off to get his brother how is it that he is like a super shifter and can fight like the best of them I know Bell kinda explains it with the whole lone wolf thing but for the first time I just In Defence of Dogs didn t buy it Chole was also just an OK character I think we became so excited to get of her story because she is so involved in the other books and maybe she just fell a little flat for me She was strong she had to be to survive what she went through but not really kick ass like the other females in this seriesThe truth is that this books seemed like a stop gap in the series and Chole and Jim were just side characters Iid however LOVE the rest of the characters You forget how amazing they are Ryan and Alex have you in stitches and the interactions between Barney and Heather Glory s story and the new twins has me esperate to read the next book in the series I m not saying that is that a bad book not in the least it s just not as good as I expected it to be I laughed out loud several times at some parts I couldn t talk I was laughing so hard the thing was it was at the side characters Tabby I think Wren s ass is possessed Why s that sugar Tabby sounded calm but Chloe could hear rustling like Tabby was playing with her sheetsor changing a newborn s iaper Should it look like something from The Exorcist is living in there Alex we were told about this Tabby s tone was patient The black stuff thewhat The City in Mind did she call it The poo cork Is out now and we re going to see the poop rainbow for a while I ll never look at Skittles the same way again Alex groaned I still think DMB is a literary genius and I can t wait for the next book in this series I have nooubt she ll keep me on the edge of my seat the whole way through it Chloe has waited four years for her mate to acknowledge her and now he s been turned into a wolf and his mating instincts are kicking in but Chloe Revenge (The Red Ledger doesn t know if it s worth risking her heart again in this heart gripping paranormal romanceChloe survived a brutal attack that left lingering after effects that cause her problemsaily but none hurt her so much as her mate staying away James Woods stayed away from Chloe no matter how much he wanted her because she was too young to be saddled with his life The reader can t help but lose their heart to these two strong compelling characters as they struggle with the life that fate has thrown at them and of course cheer for them as their No One Wants You desire for each other ensure that they can reach for their happily ever after The fast paced and smooth flowing plot keeps reader. When two hearts speak as one no words are neededChloe Williams has waited four long years for her mate to acknowledge her Time and again he has turned her away for being too young even when she was hospitalized recovering from a beating that left lingering after effects Now that he’s been turned into a Wolf his mating instincts are kicking in big time Chloe has toecid. S on their toes with lots of suspense excitement and romance and the
"Well Orchestrated Events Ensure "orchestrated events ensure the reader can t put the book The City Of Heavenly Tranquillity down until the very endThere is never aull moment as the well written scenes and Penguins Poems for Life details capture the imagination and bring the story to life and spine shivering anticipation builds as Jim and Chloe soon realize that not only is Chloe still inanger but so is Jim as an unknown enemy targets the shifters of Halle It s a good thing they have family and friends to help because it s soon obvious to them all that *they can t trust anyone but themselves as *can t trust anyone but themselves as is revealedI was completely enraptured with the story from the very beginning it is full of passion loyalty friendship family and lots of humor among all the serious events that take place and I can t wait to find out what happens next of course while I am waiting I can go back and read the previous books that I haven t read yet because I think Halle just became one of my favorite places to be4 STARS I have been waiting for Jim and Chloe s story for forever The wait was not one patiently however as usual Dana Marie Bell id not isappoint I loved the story and the Halle characters In each of the preceding books it was painful to watch Chloe as she watched everyone around her find love while her mate was either gone or holding her at arms length Chloe always knew what Jim was to her but as a human he only saw her as the young woman he wanted but shouldn t have because of their age ifferences Well fortunatelyunfortunately Jim was turned into a wolf after a serious altercation So he is uickly Divine Beauty drawn into the shifter world as he begins to understand the changes happening in his body and one of those changes includes the wolf recognizes its mate Chloe The woman Jim has always wanted butidn t treat so kindly in an effort to protect her honor Jim had no choice but to pursue Chloe because his wolf would have it no other wayand frankly the man was tired of fighting his attraction for her too But Jim had other reasons for keeping Chloe at bay and they involved a seriously screwy set of family Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone dynamics involvingysfunctional and feuding parents and a half brother that he Down to the Sea in Ships didn t grow up with but assumed his care There was a lot going on but Bell really handled the story well My favorite part was in how she allowed Chloe to remain her sweet and effervescent selfespite a serious Wife by Wednesday (The Weekday Brides, disability at the hands of others This storyefinitely had it all including a bit of suspense that still existing even at the end of the story For some reason there is something going on within the halls of the shifter Senate and it s placing the half breed residents in Halle and those attached to them at risk The story moves pretty fast and we say the unfolding of a larger story because of the suspense element and we also get introduced to new characters and enemies who become allies I cannot wait to read what else Bell has in store for this amazing series My Thoughts 5 out of 5 Unicorns I loved it I choose what I read and review based on what intrigues me Yes I got a review copy of this book "but no one tells me what to think feel or write about "no one tells me what to think feel or write about bookThe cover is very subdued and you would never guess what an awesome shifter book it isThis is the 4th book in the series but it is the first one I m reading I might own some of this series in paperback but it is at my mom s so I can t check I will collect this series when I can though but in the mean time I got the Halle Pumas series to read through as well as the Poconos Pack books to read This is for adults only Dog Years due to the steamy content and violence You canefinitely pick up this book without having read the other books with no trouble but I imagine it would be even better if you Chain of Fire did read them in orderI love Chloe s spirit She is a fighter for sure She has a speech problem that stems from an attack where she almostied and had a brain injury Some of her accidental word slip ups are hilarious but most realize what she meant Her mate Jim The Devils Elbow (Mrs. Bradley, didn t understand what a mate was while he was human but now that he is a Wolf he knows They have a lot toeal with between family friends and attacks I couldn t put this book The Making of a Caribbeanpreneur down It was action packed and awesome for the entire book I loved it Spencer Jim s brother is very entertainingDana adds a sense of. E if it’s worth risking her heart yet againTen years older than Chloe andealing with issues she knows nothing about veterinarian James Woods is about ready to howl in frustration He’s been Maharaj drawn to Chloe since she was a radiant nineteen year old college student but the ageifference held him back from making a move on her Now his Wolf wants what’s his and Jim is.