Pride Series

9 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 8,778 ratings

The Mane Event Publisher's Summary

Shelly Laurenston turns up the heat with two sizzling novellas.

Christmas Pride: How come all the good-looking ones are insane? That's what runs through NYPD cop Desiree "Dez" MacDermot's mind the minute she hooks up again with her childhood buddy, Mace Llewellyn. It isn't just the way he stares at her with those too-sexy gold eyes, as if he could devour her on the spot. Or the six-four, built-like-a-Navy-SEAL bod-o-death. It isn't even that he sniffs her neck and purrs, making her entire body tingle. It's more about that disconcerting, shifting-from-man-to-lion thing that unhinges her...and makes her want more. Mace likes making Dez crazy. In fact, he likes her any way he can get her...in bed, on the desk, here, now, again. Together, they'd always been trouble, but Dez has no idea just how good trouble can feel.

Shaw's Tail: Brendon Shaw, hotel owner and lion shifter, has seen better days. He's been beaten, had a gun to the back of his head, and had to be rescued by a Pack of shape-shifting wolves. He didn't think he'd survive the night, much less find the woman of his dreams. And he never thought the woman of his dreams would have a Tennessee accent and wear cowboy boots. Once he sets his sights on her, the predator in him is ready to pounce and never let go. Ronnie Lee Reed is ready to change her life, and New York City is the place where any girl, even one who runs with a Pack, can redefine herself. First order of business: Find a mate, settle down, and stop using men for sex. Even big, gorgeous, lion-shifting, oh-my-what-big-um-paws-you-have men. Then again...

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  • Book 1

    • The Mane Event

    • Pride Series #1
    • By: Shelly Laurenston
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,430
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,310
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,320

    Shelly Laurenston turns up the heat with two sizzling novellas. Christmas Pride: How come all the good-looking ones are insane? That's what runs through NYPD cop Desiree "Dez" MacDermot's mind the minute she hooks up again with her childhood buddy, Mace Llewellyn. Shaw's Tail: Brendon Shaw, hotel owner and lion shifter, has seen better days. He's been beaten, had a gun to the back of his head, and had to be rescued by a Pack of shape-shifting wolves.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Why speed up Johanna Parker/Charlotte Kane?

    • By TSTBren on 06-15-13

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 2

    • The Beast in Him

    • Pride, Book 2
    • By: Shelly Laurenston
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,049
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,046

    Some things are so worth waiting for. Like the moment when Jessica Ward "accidentally" bumps into Bobby Ray Smith and shows him just how far she's come since high school. Back then, Jess's gangly limbs and bruised heart turned to jelly any time Smitty's "all the better to ravish you with" body came near her. So, some things haven't changed. Except now Jess is a success on her own terms. And she can enjoy a romp - or 20 -with a big, bad wolf and walk away. Easy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best New Author I've discovered on Audible

    • By Kalipall on 04-13-14

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 3

    • The Mane Attraction

    • Pride Series, Book 3
    • By: Shelly Laurenston
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 915
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 843
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 844

    Weddings have the strangest effect on people. How else to explain the fact that Sissy woke up in Mitch's bed the morning after her brother Bobby Ray tied the knot? Or that gunmen are trying to kill Mitch. Sissy Mae now has to escort a bleeding, stubborn, yet still incredibly sexy lion shifter to her Tennessee Pack's turf to keep him safe? It doesn't help that Mitch's appraising gaze makes her feel like the most desirable creature on earth, or that the ultimate stray cat is suddenly acting all kinds of possessive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth Every Fantastic Star!!!

    • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 08-01-13

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 4

    • The Mane Squeeze

    • Pride Series # 4
    • By: Shelly Laurenston
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 907
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 831
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 832

    Growing up on the tough Philly streets, Gwen O'Neill has learned how to fend for herself. But what is she supposed to do with a nice, suburban Jersey boy in the form of a massive Grizzly shifter? Especially one with a rather unhealthy fetish for honey, moose, and…uh…well, her. Yet despite his menacing ursine growl and four-inch claws, Gwen finds Lachlan "Lock" MacRyrie cute and really sweet. He actually watches out for her, protects her, and unlike the rest of her out-of-control family manages not to morbidly embarrass her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Awesome!

    • By Candateshia Pafford on 12-22-13

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 5

    • Beast Behaving Badly

    • Pride Series, #5
    • By: Shelly Laurenston
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 963
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 886
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 892

    Ten years after Blayne Thorpe first encountered Bo Novikov, she still can't get the smooth-talking shifter out of her head. Now he's shadowing her in New York-all seven-plus feet of him - determined to protect her from stalkers who want to use her in shifter dogfights. Even if he has to drag her off to an isolated Maine town where the only neighbors are other bears almost as crazy as he is....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BIG BIG SMILE!

    • By Kindle Customer on 12-06-13

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 6

    • Big Bad Beast

    • Pride Series, Book 6
    • By: Shelly Laurenston
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 818
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 751
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 753

    Ric Van Holtz is more than he seems, nothing you expect-and everything you want...When it comes to following her instincts, former Marine Dee-Ann Smith never holds back. And this deadly member of a shifter protection group will do anything to prove one of her own kind is having hybrids captured for dogfights. Trouble is, her too-cute, rich-boy boss Ric Van Holtz is making it real hard for Dee to keep her heart safe. He's wanted the fiercely independent she-wolf from day one, but he never expected their teamwork to be so explosive.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some great narration!

    • By Candateshia Pafford on 06-10-14

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 7

    • Bear Meets Girl

    • Pride, Book 7
    • By: Shelly Laurenston
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 839
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 775
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 777

    He's big, burly, and way smarter than your average shapeshifting bear. He's also about to get trapped by his own game...Lou Crushek is a reasonable, mellow, easygoing kind of guy. But when someone starts killing the scumbags he works so hard to bust, that really gets under his fur. Especially when that someone is a curvy she-tiger with a skill set that's turning Crush's lone-bear world upside down - and bringing his passion out of hibernation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best in the series!

    • By Kimberly on 02-24-14

    Regular price: $30.09

  • Book 8

    • Wolf with Benefits

    • Pride Series, Book 8
    • By: Shelly Laurenston
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 876
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 807
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 805

    There's nothing like a good-ol'-boy wolf. And ace security expert Ricky Lee Reed serves, protects, and seduces with all the right moves.... Sure, Toni Jean-Louis Parker has to be the responsible oldest sister to a crazy-brilliant clan of jackal siblings. But now she's cutting loose for some hot, sweaty, no-commitments fun - and the sexy, slow-talking, swift-moving predator assigned to keep her family safe is just the right thing to shapeshift her love life into overdrive. Trouble is, he's starting to get all obsessive wolf on her every time he looks in her direction....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Are you my Daddy?

    • By Teresa on 06-23-14

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 9

    • Bite Me

    • Pride, Book 9
    • By: Shelly Laurenston
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 899
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 821
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 823

    Livy Kowalski has no time for idiots. When you shapeshift into a honey badger, getting through life's irritants is a finely honed skill. Until she gets stuck housing her nutso cousin and dealing with her dad's untimely and unexplained demise. That's where Vic Barinov comes in-or his house does. Vic can't step outside without coming back to find Livy devouring his honey stash and getting the TV remote sticky. It gets his animal instincts all riled up. But he'll have to woo her at high speed: All hell is breaking loose, and Livy is leading the charge…

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Honey Badger & Bear/Tiger who gets the honey?

    • By Teresa on 06-26-14

    Regular price: $30.09