Softly Spoken Lies

Gabrielle Evans
Softly Spoken Lies
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Publisher
Siren Publishing
Release Date
June 2011
ISBN
1610348540
Series
Book 4 of The Moonlight Breed
Genre
LGBTQ, Ménage or more, Paranormal Romance, Vamps & Shifters Romance

SUMMARY
[Ménage Amour ManLove: Erotic Alternative Paranormal Ménage a Trois Romance, M/M/M, werewolves, sex toys, light bondage, spanking]

Hunter for The Council and newly appointed Alpha of a pack he knows nothing about, Blaise Taylor has enough on his plate without adding two mates to the mix. Two mates that happen to be male—and Blaise isn't gay.

Cole Cunningham didn't exactly picture himself mated to two men either, but he's not about to throw away the gift fate has given him. He just has to find a way to bring them all together before their relationship self-destructs.

Free at last after years of imprisonment, Willow just wants to be happy. He's been blessed with two insanely gorgeous mates, but he's got his work cut out for him. Blaise needs to be the hero, and Cole can't resist the urge to nurture. Willow has big ideas to turn his mates' worlds upside down—until danger comes knocking at their door.


Book Review by Rebecca
Aug 13, 2011   [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
118 people found the following review helpful
SOFTLY SPOKEN LIES is another solid addition to the Moonlight Breed series. It is an m/m/m shifter love story that involves three very, very different men and a bit of suspense too. In SOFTLY SPOKEN LIES, Gabrielle Evans builds a larger world for her characters, allowing readers to see more of the world in which the characters we've come to care about live in. The expansion on the plot and introduction of new characters keep readers' interest in the series just when it could've easily started to dissolve.

Cousin to the previous book's characters, Blaise Taylor, a hunter for the council and newly appointed Alpha of a pack he knows nothing about, is drawn to two mates. The trouble is that his two mates are male but Blaise isn't gay.

His first mate, Cole, didn't imagine himself mated to a man either but he's not nearly as skeptical as Blaise. He's a bit insecure, but having shared a cell with Willow during their captivity in the previous book, Cole already knows he loves him. Adding a physical dimension to their relationship isn't as much of an issue for him. But Cole realizes he will need to help Blaise accept the mating and bring them all together before their relationship fails. Such an unusual concept in romance to watch the slow evolution of a relationship – and seeing the characters work for happiness – that it enhanced the story.

And when you add in Blaise's second mate, the elf Willow, a whole new breed of the mythological world is introduced. Free from years of imprisonment, sweet and sensitive Willow just wants to be happy and he's found that happiness in his two gorgeous mates. The three are good together and readers can see the natural fit even if Blaise can't see it at first.

While Blaise takes his time to realize that love is more about the person and not their gender, trouble brews around them. A bit timid and definitely the more effeminate mate, Willow arises as the true hero in the book, which speaks to it not always being the Alpha male that saves the day. Great message.
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