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This is a great series about a family of bear shifters from Belarus ...
Reviewed in the United States 🇺🇸 on July 26, 2017
This is a great series about a family of bear shifters from Belarus who moved to US o protect one of their sons from scientific experiments.
Danil's mate: Danil is a lawyer whose family immigrated from Belarus. He is the youngest in his family but was the first to acclimate to the US. He went all out to protect his family and keep them safe in the US. He is also a busy lawyer who is always getting calls to met clients at the police station. One night at the station he sees Dora trying to talk her way out of being arrested. She is beautiful, smart and feisty. After meeting with his client he goes to his family home for dinner. After dinner Dora shows up at the door asking about bear sightings. This makes Danil nervous since he and his family are bear shifters.
Dora in an investigative reporter who has been on the trial of illegal experimentation, She has been finding hidden labs where some horrible experiments have been done but too far behind to do anything. She believes that experiments are creating people that turn into animals. She found a nearby lab and thinks the bears are experimental subjects. The more Dora keeps turning up, the more attracted Danil gets until he decides it is better to work with Dora than trying to keep his secret.
Emin's mate: Emin is very close to his bear and is uncomfortable unless he shifts everyday. Recently when he has been shifting, he has been tracing this unusual scent on their mountain. He gets close several times but so far no sign.
Glory was raised as a tiger out in the wilderness who seldom shifted to human form. She was trapped by the evil company and experimented on but she was able to escape. She has been wandering around the mountain, unsure how to go home for six months. She has been watching the bear trying to track her down and then she finally decides to reveal herself to Emin. Emin is thrilled to meet the tiger he has been searching for. When he finds out her story, he is shocked. He wants to claim her as his mate right away but since her worldly experience is so limited, he feels he must give her time to see the world.
Maxim's Mate: Maxim is the oldest Malashovik brother from a family of bear shifters. One night he runs across Ivy in the bar and they start flirting. Ivy decides she is up for a one night stand so she goes home with Maxim. Their passion keeps them busy for over four hours. When Maxim collapses and sleeps, Ivy sneaks out without a word or leaving her phone number. In the next six months, Maxim is distracted because his bear thinks they found his mate and she left him. Then his fire-fighting team is called to the scene of a big pile-up. Maxim is assigned to get the passengers out of a flipped over car. He is surprised to find Ivy inside with her four year old son.
Ivy enjoyed her time with Maxim but she has no time for more. She and her son have a big secret they have to keep hidden and Ivy is following any and all leads. She is thankful that Maxim saved them but she can't afford for him to get close.However Maxim is refusing to let her go again
Anton's Mate: Anton is a bear shifter from Belarus originally. When he was younger, he was captured and experimented on by a company run by the government. The experiments were torture and placed a beast inside him he can barely control. His family rescued him and moved to Spokane USA. Now he spends his time running in the forest and trying to keep from being re-captured. Soon after his arrival in the USA, he rescues a neighbor girl who was about to be attacked by a mountain lion. She faints and he brings her home to his family to be checked on and have the truth explained. The girl AJ becomes a close family friend but Anton's feelings are more than just friendship. Her care and concern helps him control the monster inside but he is still afraid that he will hurt AJ.
AJ has loved Anton for a long time. She has never been able to move on to someone else no matter how hard she tries. It breaks her heart how he keeps pushing her away so she decides to try again with another guy with her friends encouragement. Her friends are hoping that seeing AJ dating will force Anton to face his feelings for AJ. The plan goes well until Anton gives into his feelings and everything gets out of control.
This is a great series and I loved each brother's story. I read each story individually as they cae out.