Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Navarro's Promise by Lora Leigh

The Breeds guaranteed that no harm would come to Micah Toler but they never allowed for her sensual fascination with Navarro Blaine. Aloof, cool, and mysterious, he draws her in as no man ever has. But Micah never wanted this. She had her own dreams, her own desires, and being stalked and seduced by a wolf breed wasn’t part of that plan.

Now she knows her life is in danger. What Navarro knows is that she’s his mate and that the breeding and training that created him is being peeled away in his desperation to claim a woman that refuses to be claimed.

He has her body. She craves his touch. And as the breeds converge the past will rise up to haunt Navarro in ways he never expected.

Can I just say thank goodness we're beyond Styx's Storm at this point? I don't know if I was the only one but I just could not get into that book. When I wasn't annoyed with the heroine for being basically a bigot, I was annoyed that since everyone around her was ignorant of what she'd been trying to do to help they gave her HUGE amounts of grief. 
It was annoying to say the least.

But I love Lora Leigh and I'm excited to say that with Navarro's Promise she brings back the good stuff and it's a wonderful series addition. As a few other reviewers have mentioned this book has the most to do with 'will they, or won't they'. Mica and Navarro both have the ability to suppress their emotions- so much so that the mating that should be natural and immediate between them is slowed almost to a halt. Us readers are treated to reading about both of their journeys because the heat isn't as immediate and both of them have to make very personal decisions about what is going to make them happy.

While that was all well and good I do have to say that I'm getting a little unhappy with the sad sack of trickling information that we're getting in regards to the whole Bradenmore. Yes, he injected himself with some serum or something that's jacking him up. Yes, everyone has to be all concerned with keeping him alive so that Jonas can figure out what Bradenmore injected Amber with. But seriously? This feels like it's been drawn out FOREVER and I would like some more information to make me feel like my attention is being appreciated. Just saying.

All in all it's a great book though and whether you're reading it as a stand alone or as the latest in the Breed series, I think you'll be really happy you picked it up.

Overall Feeling - Thumbs up.

Series - .....21) Lion's Heat 22)Styx's Storm 23) Primal (anthology) 24) Navarro's Promise