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Subject: Recommend a good shifter series for me
Date Posted: 10/26/2010 6:05 PM ET
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I'm looking for something with alpha males and women who aren't overly sappy.  I don't mind m/m or graphic love scenes. 

Date Posted: 10/26/2010 6:32 PM ET
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G A Aiken  AKA  Shelly Laurenston

Patty Briggs series about Mercy



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Date Posted: 10/26/2010 9:27 PM ET
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Rhyannon Byrd - Primal Instinct series

Nalini Singh - Psy-Changeling series

Date Posted: 10/26/2010 9:28 PM ET
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Oh and Lora Leigh's Breed series. I havent read these yet. They are all in my TBR waiting for me, lol.

Date Posted: 10/27/2010 4:21 AM ET
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Thanks!   Added them to my Wish List.

Subject: Shifter series
Date Posted: 10/28/2010 1:35 PM ET
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Rachel Vincent has a great one.    Stray       Rogue           Pride        Prey        Shift        Alpha          All are good reading!!!

Date Posted: 10/28/2010 2:36 PM ET
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The Kitty Norville series by Carrie Vaughn  is really good.

Date Posted: 10/28/2010 2:59 PM ET
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Yeah, the Rachel Vincent series is fantastic! I'm still trying to find the last book though. I'm hoping she decides to do a spin off.

Date Posted: 10/31/2010 3:32 AM ET
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Kelly Armstrong and Keri Arthur

Date Posted: 10/31/2010 2:00 PM ET
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I loved Wolf Tales - Kate Douglas

(I also loved all the other suggestions here. I'm in the middle of Patricia Briggs - Mercy Thompson series right now - Iron Kissed - and I keep dropping what I'm doing so I can read.  I'm used to smutty books though so this one is different.)

Date Posted: 10/31/2010 2:37 PM ET
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Christina Dodd has a couple series

 
Date Posted: 11/5/2010 3:24 PM ET
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Thanks!

Subject: some suggestions
Date Posted: 11/6/2010 7:35 PM ET
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Your profile says you like all sorts of paranormal, so here are some suggestions of authors I like, for shifter/were, look at W and SH coded books.

Not complete, but started to code: V (Vamp) W (Were) SH (Shapeshifter) AH (Alternate History)

Paranormal- Female heroines (R means some romance)

Keri Arthur W R

Kelley Armstrong W R

Jenna Black V R

Karen Chance V R

Nancy Collins V

Mary Janice Davidson (very light, comic) V R

JOcelynn Drake V

Jeaniene Frost V

Sherry Gottlieb V

Laurell K Hamilton V SH W

Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse series) V W SG R

Kim Harrison V W R

Maria Lima W

Kelly Meding

Karen Marie Moning (Darkfever series) R

Chloe Neill

Jennifer Rardin V

Lilith Saintcrow (demons) R

Jeanne C Stein V

Sunny (sort of vamps) R

Karen Taylor V

Carrie Vaughn W SH R

Rachel Vincent W SH

Paranormal- misc. vamps, weres, sorcerers, etc.

Poppy Z Brite

Jim Butcher (wizard Harry Dresden series) V W

Harry Connolly

Mick Farren V

M L N Hanover

Tanya Huff (the Blood series, and the Smoke series) V

J.F. Lewis V

T A Pratt

Paranormal- alternate reality

Steven Brust

Richard Kadrey (Sandman Slim)

Simon Green

Christopher Moore (fabulous) V

Kim Newman (with vamps) V

Kat Richardson

Maria Snyder

Science Fiction

Ann Aguirre (Space opera)

Kage Baker (cyborgs and time travel)

Elizabeth Bear

William C Dietz (Legion of the Damned series)

Sean McMullen

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Linnea Sinclair

Alternate History

Jacqueline Carey (explicit sex)

Naomi Novik (intelligent dragons used as fighter planes)

Terry Pratchett (the Discworld series)

Liz Williams

Connie Willis (time travel)

Paranormal Romance (more romance than action) (not my bag, but decent authors)

Nina Bangs

Cathy Clamp (shapeshifters)

Kresley Cole

Yasmine Galenorn

Lora Leigh

Marjorie Liu

Lynn Viehl

JR Ward

Date Posted: 11/13/2010 8:12 PM ET
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Wow!  Thanks for compiling that list. 

Date Posted: 11/14/2010 1:43 PM ET
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I like Eileen Wilks.  She started off as a romance writer.  Her females are strong with their own identities.  Actual jobs and lives.  They don't just roll over because a hulky shifter noticed them.  None of this TSTL.   Tempting Danger