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5+ stars for Leopold (The Lion's Den Series) by Dania Voss #shifterromance #pnr #bookreview

Title: Leopold (The Lion's Den Series)

Author: Dania Voss

Genre: Shifter Romance, Paranormal Romance

Book Blurb:

Rejected? Not this alpha.

Returning home newly divorced from the jerk her family warned her about, Brianna Palermo lands her dream job at The Lion's Den, a hot new nightclub chain that features live big cats like tigers, leopards, cougars, and lions. It's an amazing place to work, except Brianna is afraid of cats and does her best to avoid them. But less avoidable is her new boss, and owner of the club. He has kissable lips and a dominance she's drawn to. When he claims she's his, she promptly informs him she's sworn off relationships, and isn't willing to put her heart on the line again.

Leopold Van Housen has everything he could want – wealth, power, dashing good looks, adoring women in his bed, a precious black kitten, and most importantly - a lush, thick head of hair. When his positions as pride alpha and national shifter leader are threatened by the International Shifter Syndicate because he isn't mated and has no heir, he's infuriated.

Things go from bad to worse when he meets his fated mate, and she rejects him, but then continues to work for him, teasing him with her tantalizing scent. But Leopold isn't willing to give Brianna up without a fight, no matter how much her rejection stings. And threats be damned!

His mother suggests he try a subtler approach to win over his delectable, feisty human mate. Easier said than done for someone who's used to his every command being followed without question.

The battle lines have been drawn. His reluctant little mate won't know what hit her, and she'll be purring in no time. Let the wooing begin!

My Review:

Fated mates? Yes, but she rejects him. With time running out, Leopold will have to do everything in his power to convince her she’s his mate. Wow, this is an incredible shifter romance filled with tension and emotion. With an original plot, addictive characters, and a swoony, angsty romance, Leopold will captivate your senses.

Let’s start with the characters. They are, in fact, what makes this book so compelling. A human woman afraid of big cats a fated mate to a large lion shifter. Talk about conflict. Leopold and Brianna clash in the office yet cannot deny their electric attraction. I connected with both characters. Brianna is a feisty, independent woman yet she has a sensitive side. Leopold is head of the pride yet has intense pressure to find a mate and have children. Tension hits them both in different ways throughout this book and it makes for a juicy read.

The world-building is extraordinary. Dania Voss takes a shifter realm and creates an intricately detailed world. She uses her precision in describing the ins and outs of this lion shifter society, so the reader becomes a part of the story.

The romance is alluring and combative at the same time. While it’s not technically enemies to lovers romance, it has the same push and pull dynamics. I was so taken by the romance, I read late into the night. If you love shifter romance, this is your next binge-read. Highly recommend!

My Rating: 5+ stars

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Author Biography:

International best selling and award-winning author Dania Voss writes compelling, sexy romance with personality, heat, and heart. She brings her background as an Italian born in Rome and raised in Chicagoland to create stories with authentic, engaging characters. A favorite with romance readers, her debut novel “On The Ropes,” the first in her Windy City Nights series, was nominated as Best Contemporary Romance in the 2018 Evernight Publishing Readers’ Choice Awards.

The second and third installments in the Windy City Nights series, “The Warriors' Whisper” and “Hannah’s Bliss” received 5-star reviews from Readers’ Favorite ®. “Hannah’s Bliss” received a 5-star review from The TBR Pile and was voted April 2019’s Book Of The Month. All three novels in the series were designated as Recommended Reads in the 2019 Author Shout Reader Ready Awards. "Hannah's Bliss" won an award in the OKRWA 2020 International Digital Awards contest and 1st place in the 2021 National Excellence in Romance Fiction Awards (NERFA) in the Erotic Romance category. Dania’s work has been highlighted on NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX, and she has been featured in the Chicago Tribune and Southern Writers Magazine. In April 2021, Dania was designated as Chicago's #8 Top Author in Chicago Entrepreneurs Magazine.

The Windy City Nights series of ebooks will be heading to the moon in 2022 as part of the Writers on the Moon project.

When she’s not writing, you can find Dania at a Cubs game, a rock concert or exploring the city of Chicago.

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Reviewed by: Nancy


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