Smiley (Book 13)

 SmileyTitle: Smiley (Book 13)

Series: New Species

Genre: paranormal erotic romance

Author: Laurann Dohner

Release Date: Out now go get it!

Reviewer: Tanya Rae

Stars:  5.0 OOOOO’s (O for Orgasms)



Tanya Rae’s Review:  I have been waiting for Smiley (book 13) for a while so I was very excited to be able to read his story!  Of course I loved it!  Smiley is half primate/half human New Species and they are few in New Species Characters. Not as many survived as half canine/human & half feline/human.  Smiley is usually happy & funny (hence the name he took) he was moody in this book but, then he found love with Vanni (Travanni) and became very protective of her after mating with her.  (No spoilers here so I won’t go into detail). Just know I love Smiley!

I was first challenged to start reading the New Species Series by a friend, she even bought my first book because she felt so strongly about me reading New Species.  My friend new I thought I didn’t like Paranormal.  Well my friend proved to me that I really do love Paranormal books and I have since been addicted since.  I haven’t been able to get enough of New Species and Laurann Dohner can’t write this series books fast enough for me.  New Species Series books aren’t the cheapest but, they are well worth the money spent and I am very happy my friend proved me wrong and I do love reading Paranormal.   I hope you all love the New Species Series as much as I do.

You could read this book as a Standalone but, as suggested by Laurann it would be better to read the series in order.

Book Description on Amazon:

Book 13 in the New Species series. It is advisable to read the books in order to get the most enjoyment from the series.
Vanni is furious when her fiancé tricks her into attending a conference where his father’s church is protesting the New Species Organization. She hates everything those vile bigots stand for. Vanni goes to the bar to cool off and ends up seated next to a handsome New Species. Things heat up fast when they are both drugged.
Smiley doesn’t want to believe the sweet human would dose them with the breeding drug. He’s willing to trust her and determined to save her life. He’ll hold her. Protect her. Offer up his body to distract them both from the pain. She is his female, even if she doesn’t realize it yet.
A Romantica® paranormal erotic romance from Ellora’s Cave


About the Author:

I had a rather short area here telling a little about me but then I had more than a few people ask me to expand it so… here goes. LOL. I’m a full time home ‘supervisor’ which is a nice word for saying I’m a housewife. I’m married happily, I met my dream guy 20 years ago, and we have 4 children. I live in Southern California and I can’t function without iced coffee. I believe in romance, I’ve always been a daydreamer, and I’m a HUGE fan of books, always have been.

No, I didn’t know that I always wanted to write. I inhaled books as a child. I read entire series (Pippi Longstocking, Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys, Trixie Beldon, The Borrowers, etc) in a matter of days at a time. By the time I was nine years old I had an adult library card where I visited often. I moved on to John Saul, Stephen King, Richard Laymon, Agatha Christie, and then found romance. I was hooked. I wrote poetry in my teens and then moved on to short stories. My first book was started after I read a real bomb of a book that ticked me off with really horrible characters and a plot that was shabby at best and I thought… I could do better. LOL.

I wrote my first book which will probably never see the light of day in the early 90’s. I wrote a series of a few books from it. I’m a series fan! I kept writing for fun, wrote MANY books and then in 2009 I decided to try to get published. I wrote my first Sci Fi romance and Ral’s Woman came to be. I submitted it and with a little tweaking, Ellorascave sent me an acceptance letter. It was kind of a ‘Cinderella’ experience for me. It’s been a terrific ride so far and I’m really happy that I finally had the time to commit to writing full time. It’s a dream come true.

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