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Mine to Possess Audiobook

Mine to Possess: Psy-Changeling Series, Book 4

Clay Bennett is a powerful DarkRiver sentinel, but he grew up in the slums with his human mother, never knowing his changeling father. As a young boy without the bonds of Pack, he tried to stifle his animal nature. He failed... and committed the most extreme act of violence, killing a man and losing his best friend, Talin, in the bloody aftermath. Everything good in him died the day he was told that she, too, was dead.
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Publisher's Summary

Clay Bennett is a powerful DarkRiver sentinel, but he grew up in the slums with his human mother, never knowing his changeling father. As a young boy without the bonds of Pack, he tried to stifle his animal nature. He failed... and committed the most extreme act of violence, killing a man and losing his best friend, Talin, in the bloody aftermath. Everything good in him died the day he was told that she, too, was dead.

Talin McKade barely survived a childhood drenched in bloodshed and terror. Now a new nightmare is stalking her life - the street children she works to protect are disappearing and turning up dead. Determined to keep them safe, she unlocks the darkest secret in her heart and returns to ask the help of the strongest man she knows....

Clay lost Talin once. He will not let her go again, his hunger to possess her, a clawing need born of the leopard within. As they race to save the innocent, Clay and Talin must face the violent truths of their past... or lose everything that ever mattered.

Mind over matter: listen to more in the Psy-Changeling series.

©2008 Nalini Singh (P)2011 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"Paranormal romance at its best." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Elantra Illinois, United States 12-17-12
    Elantra Illinois, United States 12-17-12 Member Since 2012

    I enjoy reading series and very rarely read stand alone series. I mostly read romance and sci-fi & fantasy.

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    "Not one of my favorites but, still good."
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I would if they are interested in the series. But not if they wanted to just read this book alone. It is a good as a stepping stone book. It is necessary for the series to continue but, not as a read only book. I thought the characters were written and described beautifully along with the clever wit but, i wasn't as impressed with the books as i was with the others.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    I had a feeling that it would end the way it did. I just wish that there had been more build up to the ending but, it was a very good conclusion without the build up.


    Was Mine to Possess worth the listening time?

    I would have to say no. This is a book that you can come back to and not listen to all at once . It is a good but not so that you have to drop everything and listen to this alone.


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Marian 06-17-13
    Marian 06-17-13 Member Since 2008

    Daydreamer

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    "This is quickly becoming a favorite series"
    If you could sum up Mine to Possess in three words, what would they be?

    Broken-home leopard drama (sorry, guess that's 4 words)


    What did you like best about this story?

    I liked that the couple in focus in this story (Clay and Talin) have known each other before, and goes into the nuances of a relationship with past history. Given that in the previous stories that characters are relatively new to each other, I liked this new twist. Adding some heavy stuff to their past made it more difficult for them, but more enjoyable for the reader.


    What three words best describe Angela Dawe’s voice?

    Serviceable times three. As I have mentioned in previous reviews for this series, she is not my favorite, but also avoids being too breathy (think Xe Sands) or too hard (Arika Rapson) so I can't really complain. However, one thing that was not cool with this production were some very audible swallows and pauses while she transitioned from voice to voice, or going to the next page. Ultimately that's a production/ editing issue but it was super noticeable and got a little annoying when it happened frequently.


    Any additional comments?

    I LOVE LOVE LOVED book 3 in this series, so this was a tough sell for me. I definitely enjoyed it and thought it was admirable of Ms Singh to introduce a character from an abusive home, but I loved the Brenna-Judd story so much it was a hard act to follow. If you are wondering about the series in general it's awesome, and I expect to love some books more than others, so any lack of "wow" I might be expressing is just because this wasn't a personal favorite. Still a great installment - if you're on the fence about it just go for it. Totally worth a credit!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Katheryne MD, United States 08-23-12
    Katheryne MD, United States 08-23-12 Member Since 2015

    Busy mom who loves to read but doesn't always have the time. I enjoy YA, Romance and the occasional Best Seller.

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    "Another great book by Nalini Singh"

    This is such a great series! I never feel like I've wasted a credit on any of these books. I suggest starting with the first but each can be read as a stand alone.

    Definitely worth a credit

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Tanya 08-05-11
    Tanya 08-05-11 Listener Since 2009
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    "Changeling passion at its best!"

    Clay and Talin's story... WOW!! Nalini is positively an amazing author. Even though this wasn't a psy to changeling match, Nalini brings the human, psy and all the changeling worlds together throughout the book. The romance between Clay and Talin is hot and everything you hope for them!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Bexlyn Wright Kentucky 10-12-14
    Bexlyn Wright Kentucky 10-12-14 Member Since 2016

    I'm a grad student with very little time to edit reviews because I'm editing research papers. Forgive the typos. They're made with love.

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    "Read the series, get thru this to get to the next"
    Would you try another book from Nalini Singh and/or Angela Dawe?

    Yes. I've tried them all. (Angela Dawe is best in this series, not so much in others). Nalini Singh is one of my favorite authors.


    Has Mine to Possess turned you off from other books in this genre?

    Not really. It's just a stepping-stone sort of book. Others might like it, and for those reading the series for the first time, it's useful to the overall story but when I reread the series, I tend to skip it.


    Which character – as performed by Angela Dawe – was your favorite?

    She's given all of the characters their own individual voice, so I like that.


    Could you see Mine to Possess being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    Nah... it'd be a small subplot in the series.


    Any additional comments?

    Power through - it's important info leading to much better stuff.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    kytten 09-13-12
    kytten 09-13-12 Member Since 2012

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Just a little too angsty for me"

    This was still a good book, but not as good as I'd have liked. There was a lot of back story between the two main characters that didn't really even get hinted at in previous books. So it felt like the getting to re-know you part was crammed in with a lot of back story.

    As always with these books, I love the world created and Nalini Singh does a great job with the general writing in the book. The narration remains unremarkable, but it doesn't detract from the story, so it works fine.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sherry 08-13-12
    Sherry 08-13-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Keeps getting better"
    If you could sum up Mine to Possess in three words, what would they be?

    Action... Fantasy... Romance


    What other book might you compare Mine to Possess to and why?

    Each book in the series picks up where the last one left off


    What about Angela Dawe’s performance did you like?

    She's done a great job with this series


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I enjoyed the whole book


    Any additional comments?

    Each book in the series just keeps getting better

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    NobluesFDT Denver, CO 05-02-12
    NobluesFDT Denver, CO 05-02-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Favorite Series"
    Any additional comments?

    Great series!!!! This is my favorite series. Each book builds on the overall world while keeping you interested in the individual romances. A few of the book were about secondary characters that I didn’t care about at the beginning and absolutely loved by the end. This review applies to the first 9 books in the series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Teresa NAMPA, ID, United States 04-20-12
    Teresa NAMPA, ID, United States 04-20-12 Member Since 2015

    Hello, my name is Teresa and I'm an addict.

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    "Not so good."

    This one in my opinion is the worst one of the series. But in order to get all the details with the background story for others, one must drudge through. It wasn't a complete loss, although I will never read it again.

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    Dana 10-04-12
    Dana 10-04-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Sooo disappointing"
    Would you try another book from Nalini Singh and/or Angela Dawe?

    Maybe. I got the 3 previous books and felt that each book became less and less enjoyable. This book was my "last chance" to save the series for me... but it was awful. It's almost like each book follows pretty much the same storyline... distressed woman, forbidden love, hero, true love forever... it has gotten pretty sickening.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    I am not sure.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    N/A


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Mine to Possess?

    I hated the scenes that, in my opinion, were abusive


    Any additional comments?

    I am soo disappointed. I really loved the first book... the concept and the idea of the psy-changeling world was such an exciting idea... but unfortunately, this is just a redundant love story being rewritten over and over.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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