BookBlast, Giveaway, Review: The Altered by Annabelle Jacobs

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Author Name: Annabelle Jacobs  

Book Name: The Altered  

Release Date: April 9, 2015

Blurb:   Twenty years ago the UK’s water supply was contaminated with an experimental pathogen, Lycanaeris, causing widespread panic across the nation. Terrorism was suspected but never proven, and when nothing happened–no epidemic, no unexplained illnesses–the whole episode was written off as an elaborate hoax. But Lycanaeris was selective. Only those of a certain age, and with a specific gene in their DNA were infected. Time would reveal the pathogen’s true nature, when those susceptible grew up Altered.

Daniel is one of thousands forced to hide his altered status by living a quiet life. He’s not like the others, though. Daniel can’t help looking so distinctive or being able to see every altered for what they really are. To those abducting altereds, that skill makes him valuable.

For Jordan, shifting from human to wolf means living under the radar to avoid unwanted attention. Meeting Daniel complicates matters. Daniel’s existence is a threat to Jordan and his friends, but Jordan can’t seem to shake the strange connection between them. When danger threatens, there’s little time for Daniel and Jordan to work out their feelings before lives are at stake.    

Pages or Words: 209 pages, 75,000 words  

Categories: M/M Romance, Paranormal

 

My Review:

Both Daniel and Jordan never believed in mates, but there’s a pull between them that’s way too strong to ignore. It practically forces them together. That doesn’t mean it’s easy for them. There are misunderstandings, jealousy, and close friends that don’t like strangers in their middle (and have a good reason for that).

Jason and Daniel have to overcome a lot of obstacles, on top of being hunted for what they are. They need to stand together, convince their friends that neither of them is dangerous and fight for their lives.

Starting with the first scene, the book took me in and didn’t let me go. In addition, the sex was hot, just enough roughness and shifter in it to be erotic beyond everything.  But this book has much more to offer than that. Read it.

I’ll be waiting impatiently for the second book.

5 ***** Stars out of 5

*I received an ARC in exchange for a honest review*

 

Excerpt: He laughed at the joke Matt was in the middle of telling, chipping in for a bit and teasing him, and then he felt it again, creeping up the back of his spine like icy fingers. Daniel stayed perfectly still, suppressing his body’s natural reaction, and carefully turned to place his empty pint glass on the bar. He let his gaze wander along to the end of the bar, past the couple he’d spotted earlier, and— Bloody Hell. He sucked in a sharp breath before he could stop himself. Usually he got a flash of images, depending on how much they’d been altered—claws, teeth, and fur if they changed fully, but never anything like this. One minute Daniel was looking at a tall dark-haired, really hot man, and in the blink of an eye he’d changed into a huge black wolf, fangs bared in a snarl—clearer than anything he’d seen before. The image vanished almost as soon as it appeared, and the noise from the bar suddenly jarred Daniel back to his senses. Fuck.

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My Review:

Sales Links:  
Amazon US
Amazon UK

About the author:   Annabelle Jacobs lives in the South West of England with her husband, three rowdy children, and two cats. An avid reader of fantasy herself for many years, Annabelle now spends her days writing her own stories. They’re usually either fantasy or paranormal fiction, because she loves building worlds filled with magical creatures, and creating stories full of action and adventure. Her characters may have a tough time of it—fighting enemies and adversity—but they always find love in the end.

Where to find the author: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajacobsfiction Facebook Author Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Annabelle-Jacobs-Fiction/458768424158896

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJacobs_fiction

website: www.annabellejacobs.com    

Goodreads Link

Publisher: Annabelle Jacobs

Cover Artist: Natasha Snow

Enter the Rafflecopter giveaway: Prize: Any book from Annabelle’s backlist!!!

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Tour Dates & Stops: April 9, 2015

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