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Book 3 in the Mad Dog series.
Routine training for the Mad Dogs turns out to be anything but routine for Brian Hay. Finally bonded to the rest of the pack, there is only one last step to make him an official Mad Dog: meet the Council representatives.
What should have been standard operating procedure between the Mad Dogs and the Council turns into a mission like none other they had been sent on before…to save Markus and Brian.
Author Note: This book contains adult m/m sexual situations and is intended for readers of legal age in the country in which they reside.
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I would like to first thank the author for allow me to be a beta reader for this book. I absolutely love the Mad Dogs series.
Here is what I felt about the book.
As each book progresses we learn more about the Mad Dogs and how they function, not only as a unit, but as individuals and as couples. Watching the layers around Brian being peeled aways as more of his personality, emotions and beliefs emerge has been a rewarding experience so far and one I want to continue to enjoy throughout however many more books Mrs. Cothern decides to put in this series.
I hate to use a cliche here but the "plot thickens" in this book. We finally get to see and learn more about the two main powerhouses in the supernatural community as some of their motives get revealed and it does not all look like roses for the Mad Dogs.
Cothern's flow is good as always and there is not much more I can say that I have not already said before about it.
This is always a big one for me and one that Cothern does effortlessly. The moment that this fails (which I doubt she ever will) shall be the moment I stop reading this series.
Sexual Tension: 5
This was taken up another level and I liked it but I did have a couple of times when it drove me bonkers. I mean, I feel like we have been stuck in one long foreplay moment and I would like something to finally give.
Because of the nature of the storyline and what was actually happening in this book, there was not as much "romance" as the first two but the romantic love between Brian and Markus is still going strong.
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