But the Shifter world isn’t ready to let Sammie go. She’s being stalked by someone who’s desperate for Shifter hormones, and Liam takes it upon himself to protect Sammie from harm. Things begin heating up between Sammie and Liam, but will they have to succumb to their inner animals in order to save Sammie’s life?
Cougar Bait is fun, sexy and will take readers on an emotional thrill ride.
We met Liam in the first book, Buck Naked, and he's an Alpha cougar who just happens to be the Mayor of Cougarville. I will be honest and say he came across as a total armpit and if the author wanted to redeem him, she really had her work cut out and yet somehow, she did it! Showing a different side to him completely surprised me. Liam is extremely intelligent, runs a very successful company, and actually had a strong moral protective side to him. Which is why he ends up flying to Las Vegas to keep an eye on the woman who saved his life.
Samantha is pleased her sister has found a man to love her but there's no room in Samantha's life for romance and children as she's far too busy doing her job as a trauma surgeon. Invited to a conference, Samantha believes Liam is still recuperating in hospital but she hasn't quite got her head around just how powerful an Alpha really is. Liam realises that Hyenas frequent Las Vegas and their reputation as far as latent female shifters go is anything but stellar. So of course, he steamrollers his way into Samantha’s life, but he does it with charm and it's something Samantha finds hard to resist. Samantha gets to see a completely different side of him, a side that's very interesting indeed.
I didn't expect to like Liam and perhaps should have trusted Ms Anderson more. I guess none of us are one dimensional and learning just why he acted so arrogant and almost brutish previously made him much more interesting. Samantha though is a completely different kettle of fish! Sensible, intelligent, and usually so assured and yet here she blows hot and cold and wasn't as easy to like. In fact, at times she seemed downright submissive when faced with Liam's charm offensive but then turns when really in danger into a woman who will do whatever it takes to save herself and I can't complain about that. No easy resolution though as this couple really did need to work on their communication but don't worry there is a happy ending.
Cougar Bait is completely farfetched, totally unbelievable erotic fiction, but Ms Anderson has extremely interesting ideas. Okay, yes, lots of touching, licking etc. but for me unfortunately there was an ick factor as there's a side effect of any possible female rejuvenation. Yet the fact that Liam got his redemption does mean I enjoyed it overall, I just wanted a hell of a lot less 'nectar'. I'm guessing a foxy guy is up next, so I look forward to seeing what comes next particularly now that the Hyenas and their mysterious backer have been introduced.
This voluntary review is of a copy I requested and that I've happily read. I believe my comments are honest and a fair expression of my opinion.