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What a Wolf Dares

Lux Catena, Book 2
Narrated by: Sophie James
Series: Lux Catena Series, Book 2
Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
Categories: Romance, Paranormal
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As a werewolf Alpha’s daughter, Sophie Gregory was raised to understand she has two important purposes in life - to be wed and bred. When she fails at the first, she wants nothing to do with the second, even if it means spending the rest of her life alone.

After fleeing a disastrous arranged marriage, she seeks shelter with a neighboring pack. There's just one problem.... Her new pack is home to the handsome, roguish Remy Arsenault (serial dater and notorious womanizer). Remy makes her laugh...and her heart pound. She’s not looking for commitment, but she might just be up for a fling. That's all Remy is offering, anyway, right?

Remy has a reputation for being a player, but in truth, he's ready to settle down. Too bad that's the very last thing Sophie is interested in. He will do anything to win the heart of the woman who makes his head spin with lust - including seducing her with the most delicious sex imaginable.

Sophie wants a fling. But what if he's ready for so much more? She needs to feel safe, loved, and protected. That's a job description he's more than willing to fill. But when a danger from Sophie's past threatens to keep them apart, he might have to save her life before he can win her heart.

©2019 Amy Pennza (P)2019 Amy Pennza

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Book 2


This is the second book in series.. Remy is a telepath and some times put down for the gift he has. Sophia is an alpha's daughter who is forced to marry, an abusive alpha son. The audio book's story has a somewhat different take on shifter powers.

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Remy and Sophie - great together

Remy was a manwhore who would "date" numerous women. He was also the pack accountant. Sophie is an alpha’s daughter from another pack who was married to an abusive man, Asher. Asher was the son of an alpha from another pack. Luckily, she would not complete the Lux Catena mating ritual with Asher. He would hold her down and bite her over and over as well as other abuse.

Sophie ran from Asher. While running in wolf form, she gets hit by a truck and calls out for Remy. Somehow they have a link even though he only met her the one time when he drove her to marry Asher. Remy rushes to find her. When he does, Remy takes her back to his house so he can take care of her. Remy and Sophie eventually get really close in spite of Remy’s past—just a fling, right?

This book kept my attention from beginning to end. It has suspense as well as lots of romance. Max, the alpha from book 1, has a role in this book. He accepts Sophie into his pack with the proper words from Sophie. Because Remy wants to keep Sophie and she wants to stay with him, if they stay together, Sophie's father will initiate a pack war with Max's pack. Asher challenges Remy and Sophie fears for Remy’s life. There is no way he can defeat Asher but what a fight! I really like how Ms. Pennza handled that scene. Sophie’s father refused to let her go. If she didn’t return to Asher willingly, he was going to have public bedding—OMG! If, by some miracle, Asher was defeated, her father would just find another alpha wolf from another pack for Sophie to mate with. Her father was a b@stard only concerned with gaining more power. I love how Sophie’s mother handled him.

This was a really enjoyable book, well worth the listen. Sophie James did a good job with the narration. I was given this free copy audiobook at my request and I have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Bette
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  • 09-08-19

Remy💘Sophie! Great Story & Audible Listen🎧

This is a great PNR, it is well written and well told with interesting storylines that are engrossing from start to end. I enjoyed Amy Pennza’s writing style, she grabbed my attention right from the story. She creates an imaginative world where shifters live in packs and claim their territories. I liked the world dynamics of these shifters, the Alpha rules and each territory lives by the beliefs they choose to follow, old school or new. Sophie's father was not happy to have a daughter he wanted a son to follow his footsteps as Alpha leader. So he used Sophie as a bartering chip to gain power, setting up an arranged marriage with neighboring shifters, the son of the Alpha of that territory. Unfortunately that shifter is abusive and Sophie refuses to complete the mating ritual with him. Remy met Sophie when she was on her way to her new husband to be. The two clicked, he sensed her unhappiness and tried to cheer her up and encourage her. He is a telepath and was able to communicate with her thru her mind. Even after they handed her over to her new pack he could not get her out of his head, he also lost his man-whoring ways, finding no interest in other women. Then he hears her calls for help telepathically and he searches to find her, when found she was severely injured, she ran away from her abuser. He takes her back to his cabin and vows to protect her and not allow her to go back. She has other plans though. I loved how their story played out, there is never a dull moment, there’s plenty of drama, twists, some angst and heartfelt emotions as well hot romance. I highly recommend this fast paced story, it can be enjoyed as a stand-alone. Amy Pennza, thank you for this great story and the emotional rollercoaster ride.

I listened to the Audible edition, Sophie James is a terrific narrator and voice performer. She brings these characters to life, gives each their own voice and personality, as well as heart and attitude. She is an entertaining storyteller and a pleasure to listen to.

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love it

excellent story, love the main characters. narrator does a great job bringing story to life! did not want to press pause
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@nd book is just as good!

I found this second book quite enjoyable and I liked Remy and Sophia as a couple. Sophia a alpha's daughter is being escorted to her wedding that crosses over wolf territories. She meets Remy during one of the hand offs and they start talking by Remy's gift-Telepathy. Months later Sofia is escaping from her abusive husband Asher and along the way she gets hit by a truck. Remy hears her cry in his mind and he and Dom go to find her. Remy takes her to his place and takes care of her. Her father and her father in law come to claim her and to force her back to her husband, do they? The interaction between Remy and Sophia were touching and steamy. I liked that both grew up wishing to be loved for who they are. Overall the story was well written and kept me engross to the final chapter. AudiobookObsession

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Wow

Wow! Very hot!!! And you see women with curves do get hot men as well. Yasss!!! I thought it was romantic and there was a bit of action from the beginning to the end. Not a dull moment. Definitely a must get.

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Amazing book!

I loved this book! It pulled me and didn't let go. I love Remy and Sophie they are great characters. There was romance and action ad I could not get enough it was so good. 🎧AudiobookObsession

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What a wolf desires was a listing tasty Treat !!!

This story was definitely smokin hot with an intriguing storyline that kept me thirsty excited and on edge from the very beginning to the jaw dropping end a perfect dessert to a long day and an amazing fantasy of taboo love that I just could NOT get enough of this naughty little morsel it was a tasty treat!!!!
Overall story was fabulous I love the narrator I loved her little tasty accent I could listen to her all day
the storyline the narrator the performance was a all a five-star read !!!!

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Well written, fast pace, nice flow, this story is favorite in the Lux Catena series.
Sophie James did a fab job narrating.

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What a Wolf Dares

This series just got better with this book! Running away from an abusing arranges marriage and finding your mate is all that can be asked for. I absolutely loved the entire book and the ending was just perfect!

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  • Yanireads
  • 10-29-19

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This was okay. An alphas daughter who wanted nothing but to live her own life. But she has to follow the pack rules. It was interesting how they did this.

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  • A D.
  • 10-23-19

Sometimes the ❤ wants what the ❤ wants...

Sophie is an alpha's daughter and as such she knows what her duties are. But what happens if she has a special connection with another wolf shifter on the way to her arranged marriage? And what if her soon to be husband is abusive? Well in Sophie's case she somehow avoids the spiritual marriage or Lux Catena and escapes. Then her mind inadvertantly summons Remy, a shifter with telepathic abilities, before collapsing on him. Oh! And Remy is the shifter she met on her way to her marriage and he has a reputation as a serial dater.

Remy, of course, had connected with her too and does not think twice about sheltering and protecting Sophie. Then he finds out her body isn't just battered from her escape but from abuse. And his protective instinct only deepens

I enjoyed the chemistry between Remy and Sophie. I love how they are imperfect and therefore perfectly matched. Their interactions are cheeky and yet full of sweet tenderness. Listening to this audiobook has definitely inspired me to listen to the other books in the series. I certainly love a good shifter romance!

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review."
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  • Krisz
  • 10-21-19

A good shifter story

I haven't read (or listened to) the first book of the series but that didn't cause any issues at all. The book was easily read as standalone. I liked the author's concept of the pnr world. The world, customs and rules of wolf shifters was unusual enough to make the story enjoyable. Also the characters were easy to like. I liked how Remy and his pack fought for the outcast and embraced them in their pack. I liked the way Remy treated Sophie with respect and love until she too realized and was able to accept her own feelings.

Sophie James did a good job with this narration. Her voice was a bit subdued and sweet, perfect for the female character but I would've liked a male narrator for male POVs better.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 10-07-19

Even better than the first!

This book was fantastic! I liked it even more than the first one. The storyline was sexy, romantic and really drew me in. The characters pulled at my heart. I adored their story. I really hope there is more to this series!

Sophie is not my first choice for narrators. Her style just isn't quite right for me. I like a little more life, expression and passion. Her narration is much more subdued. I do feel like she brought a little more energy to this book than the first though and it really helped with how much I enjoyed listening.

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  • 🎧Mandy🎧 Sawyer 🎧Audiobook 🎧Obsession🎧 Reviewer🎧
  • 09-21-19

Good shifter book

This book has a lot of characters in that you will love and hate! Good level of action and emotion. Nice storyline with lots going on. Good performance from Sophie.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-16-19

DELICIOUS, THRILLING, BEAUTIFUL and IMPORTANT

(I was given a free review copy in exchange for an honest review this review is in no way influenced by the author)
This book was amazing!! It was beautiful!! I Cannot Express how deeply it has affected me. This story deserves the utmost love and appreciation. This book is a reflection of what our society is today, what it was yesterday and what it is yet to become. The story is told in a very basic, enthralling manner, covering much deeper topics, conflicts and societal issues in such a light-hearted and entertaining way. I could not stop listening to this. I completed this 7 hour audiobook at 1.4x speed in 2 sittings. This thrilling story sucked me in from the very start. Each chapter is short and ends with a BOOM!! I just needed to know what happens next!! This book was no ordinary paranormal erotica, I was blown away!! We follow our main character Sophie who has grown up with high expectations being an alphas daughter. She is expected to marry an alpha. After fleeing her abusive marriage and her plans of escaping to Europe were left in turmoil she finds sanctuary in New York.In New York she finds Remy Arsenault; thean she met the day she was being escorted to her wedding. Sophie isn't looking for commitment. All she wants is a fling and that's what Remy wants too. Right? but that's not true Remy wants to settle down with Sophie despite his reputation for being a player, due to his despised so called useless gift of telopathy. Sophie's father isn't going to let her mate with a telopath besides he wants this alliance with Sophie's husband more than anything. what happens when 2 powerful packs form an alliance and call for war against New York? this was the most addicting delicious and thrilling erotic suspense I have ever read. I cannot recommend it enough. The detailed description brings the world to life I felt like I was right there. The narrators voice was perfect for this story. The characters are so real you can almost touch them. I loved everything about this story there was nothing I disliked. I can't wait until we get the next one and I can't wait to read the gritty details of Max and lizette's story !!