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Bodyguard: Shifters Unbound, Book 2.5 | [Jennifer Ashley]

Bodyguard: Shifters Unbound, Book 2.5

Elizabeth Chapman is saved from an armed robber by a giant Kodiak bear who shifts into a large, well-muscled, and fully naked human male. But when it's revealed that the robber is the brother of a dangerous criminal, Elizabeth finds herself the target of a vendetta. Ronan, the Bear Shifter, takes her to Shiftertown for safety. But Ronan will only let Elizabeth leave the confines of Shiftertown if he becomes her 24/7 bodyguard. Elizabeth chafes at her restriction, but agrees. The trouble is, the sassy human Elizabeth is triggering Ronan's need to find himself a mate.
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Elizabeth Chapman is saved from an armed robber by a giant Kodiak bear who shifts into a large, well-muscled, and fully naked human male. But when it's revealed that the robber is the brother of a dangerous criminal, Elizabeth finds herself the target of a vendetta.

Ronan, the Bear Shifter, takes her to Shiftertown for safety. Here Elizabeth learns that the mateless Ronan, alone in the world, takes care of Shifters who have also been left on their own. Having grown up in foster care, Elizabeth can only admire how protective Ronan is.

But Ronan will only let Elizabeth leave the confines of Shiftertown if he becomes her 24/7 bodyguard. Elizabeth chafes at her restriction, but agrees. The trouble is, the sassy human Elizabeth is triggering Ronan's long-buried need to find himself a mate.

©2011 Jennifer Ashley (P)2013 Tantor

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    Candateshia Pafford Fort Meade 07-13-13
    Candateshia Pafford Fort Meade 07-13-13 Member Since 2012

    I really enjoy the world of books! Narration just add layers to that world... don't u think? :)

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    "Love me some Shifters UnBound! Love me some JA!!!"

    Man o Man this was so good. Ok.. So when I got Tiger's Magic... Book 5, Rowan had a woman, and I was so confused... I was like what? Ok... this is the answer to that! This is like book 2.5, so this falls in between even Iona and the other shifter town in Austin. I loved how the books come out though... because we really don't know about Rowan's household until book 5... then this book, falls way way before that book, so you see Rowan's household before all of the events of book 5. You meet Olaf in book 5 but you get to know him in this book. Sooo cute. And Rowan... OMG! I never really pictured Rowan as a sexy man, until this book. He was always around with Liam and the other shifter, but now...I just want to squeeze and hug him and wrap him up in a big ol bear hug! This was awesome.

    Great Credit/buy if you have any of the other shifter unbound books! U want this in your collection!

    Narration was just awesome!

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 07-24-13
    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 07-24-13 Member Since 2010

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    "BEAUTY & THE BEAST - BUT WHO TAMES WHO?"

    You may gulp at the price for a 5 hr listen but if you're into the Shifters Unbound Series then this is a must have. I gave it only 3 stars purely because of it's short length.

    Elizabeth's got issues and problems but she's one lucky girl when Ronan comes roaring to her rescue.... and stays despite gang leaders and her past catching up with her and they all want her dead. Ronan's a sweetheart and is feeling the 'mating urge' but, with her causing him, and his fellow shifters, all sorts of grief things soon get out of hand - but thankfully the cute and cuddly Kodiak bear can look after her and thankfully himself too.

    Sweet romance, not your usual 'Alpha' type, not sexy or hot but a tender, feel-good, teddybear love story about secrets and trust along with a few evil villainous characters thrown in. We also hear of further developments/insights into the world of the Shifters that's been created so well by JA.

    Worth a credit? I'm a Shifters fan so of course I'm gonna say Yes.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Leigh 05-12-14
    Leigh 05-12-14 Member Since 2009

    As a psychiatrist addiction is important to me. I am addicted to audible books, kindle books, my husband, and my thirteen cats.

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    "Cute book"
    If you could sum up Bodyguard in three words, what would they be?

    I have not read any of the others in this series. In general most of these series book are really about how much money they can make. I hate when the book is 3-4 hours and a full credit for each little section so often I wait to get them all together. But this one I did like. It was easy listening, required no real thought except to enjoy it.


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    daisy PALMYRA, VA, United States 04-30-14
    daisy PALMYRA, VA, United States 04-30-14

    Romantic book-worm

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    "Good book"

    Action, love, comedy, and a good listen. That I decide to dowload another book from the same series. Worth a credit

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    Aurelia 04-12-14
    Aurelia 04-12-14
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    This is one of my favorite shifter series books. The book is terrific and the performance is OK, not great. Wish the reader was less breathless but what can one do?

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    Marian 08-11-13
    Marian 08-11-13 Member Since 2008

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    "Short but sweet"
    Where does Bodyguard rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    As a short story, I loved it! It only clocks in at around 5 hours, but I felt it was a fully realized story, and I definitely connect to the characters and their romance. Sometimes I listen for twice as long without getting the same result.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I appreciated that the plot wasn't driven by silly decisions or overly emotional characters, but was a sweet story that seemed real, minus the whole shifter thing. Actually reminded me of both Alpha and Omega and Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs. Quiet romances. I like 'em!


    What three words best describe Cris Dukehart’s performance?

    Okay x 3. Her Irish accents sound slightly cockney, but thankfully Ronan is American so it's not as noticeable as in the other books in the series. Otherwise she does a good job. You can tell who's who.


    Any additional comments?

    I was halfway through book 2 in this series and it started to lose my interest so I decided maybe I just needed to not read about cats for a while and picked this one up. So glad I did! I really enjoyed the story, and appreciated that it was a concise telling. I'm a huge fan of short romance stories if done right. I actually went back and listened to this again I enjoyed it so much! It seems pricey for being on the short end, but I think it's totally worth a credit!

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    "Plenty of action, romance and humor."

    Facing an armed robber who intends to kill her, Elizabeth Chapman is trying to figure a way out of the mess when Ronan a Kodiak bear shifter comes to her rescue.

    Unfortunately no good deed goes unpunished, and when the robber's big brother comes after Elizabeth, she is in need of more protection and Ronan decides to become her permanent bodyguard.

    I'm a huge fan of Jennifer Ashley's Shifters Unbound series and am delighted when i can find them in as audiobooks. In other words come on audible.co.uk, you only have the first book and two short novels for download, where is the rest of the series? You have them available on audible.com why not here?

    This story is the first short novel in the series (book 2.5). If this is your first taste of the series, Shifters are second class citizens forced to live in ghettos because they are feared and/or hated by most humans. They are strong and independent, unwilling to give in to human rules and acting against human authority to keep their own culture and make their lives better.

    The first two books in the series are about sexy/hot 'Alpha' males and how they find their mates, this book a little different. There is a sweetness to this love story to go with the action, romance and humor mentioned in the title and you get to learn a lot more about the characters who are usually in the backgound of the main books.

    It's a great addition to the shifter series and l love it!

    I'm off to download Hard Mated book 3.5 which is about Spike another of the background characters from the main books.










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