New Release Review! Ram Rugged (Ares Cursed #1 / Zodiac Shifters) Melissa Thomas!

Ram Rugged - Melissa Thomas



Once burned, twice shy... 
After having her heart broken, curvy Mary Andre is determined to never risk it again. Besides, she has too much work and too many bills for her SoCal sheep ranch to bother with romance. Born under the Virgo sign, she has a can-do attitude. Everything is under control until her coyote-shifter ex-husband slaughters one of her flock. Mary goes looking for a hero-for-hire, but fate deals her a Greek god. Handsome Demetri Larsen puts tempt into temptation... It takes every ounce of her willpower to resist her desire for him. 


Cursed to wander the earth until he finds his soulmate... 
For three hundred years, the immortal ram-shifter lived life on the road, chasing pleasure when not called upon to act as an Aries Guardian. For Demetri, desire and duty are about to collide head on when a feisty redhead upends his entire world. In his determination to never hurt or be hurt, Demetri refuses to take a chance on the love that could set him free. 



I may be biased because I am an Ares but I am really liking these ram shifters and Ram Rugged is really tickled my fancy. Mary and Demitri are two really strong, wonderful characters that has some sizzling chemistry between them and they easily draw readers in. The romance is sweet and the passion is red hot, of course the relationship has a few bumps to get over, like quite a few secrets and then there is thrilling suspense of the danger that Mary is facing and what's more, this story provided quite a few chuckles and I really loved Colleen, she is something else.


Overall, this Zodiac Shifter story was well written, the author added depth and a little lagniappe with mythological elements that she spun into a great read and and I couldn't put the story down until I had read every last word. Oh and I should probably mention that I loved the outcome of the dangerous situation facing Mary, it is a really fitting end to the bad guy.



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