ARC Review: Fighting Instinct by Mary Calmes

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ARC Review: Fighting Instinct by Mary Calmes
Fighting Instinct

4 Stars

Book Info

Released: Dec. 8 2014
Genre: LGBT, Paranormal Romance
Series: L'Ange #2
Published by Dreamspinner Press
Pages: 224
Format: eARC

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“Despite how messy the romance starts off as, Calmes infuses the book with her signature charm. ” ~ Under the Covers

Book two in the L’Ange series by Mary Calmes has a bit of a surprise for readers. She mixes things up a little when she pairs Arman de Soto with Linus Hobbes. At first, I wondered what she was thinking going against everything she had built in the first book. However, after the explanation and seeing Arman and Linus together, it makes sense.

Arman is a bit of a jerk hero. Well, as much as Calmes can write a jerk hero. There’s something intrinsically charming about all her heroes. But Arman isn’t afraid to toy with Linus, making him jealous, making him want him more. So in a way, it’s a little sweet, constrasting nicely with his romantic hero image he has going on. Arman is a little bit of both: a villion and a hero.

Despite how messy the romance starts off as, Calmes infuses the book with her signature charm. A bit of warmth and teasing always makes each book so wonderfully addictive. Paired with the paranormal mystery and Calmes has a delightful read. I’m just hoping that Tucker gets his book next!

*ARC provided by publisher

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About Mary Calmes

Mary Calmes lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband and two children and loves all the seasons except summer. She graduated from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, with a bachelor's degree in English literature. Due to the fact that it is English lit and not English grammar, do not ask her to point out a clause for you, as it will so not happen. She loves writing, becoming immersed in the process, and falling into the work. She can even tell you what her characters smell like. She loves buying books and going to conventions to meet her fans.


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Thanks for the review Annie


thanks for the author intro

Amy R

Thanks for the review, I’m planning on reading this series now.