The Alpha Shifter Collection, 5
What would you do if the boy who bullied you for a long time suddenly showed an interest?
Marshall Briggs is an alpha wolf—and a bully. He’s tormented Scarlett for as long as he can remember. When he turns eighteen all of his senses are awakened. It’s his final year of high school, and he can’t wait for it to be over.
Then he scents his mate, and Marshall is shocked. The girl he’s bullied is in fact his mate. Everything has changed. Now he must show to Scarlett he’s a changed man, one who will do everything to keep her close.
Marshall Briggs is suddenly being kind to her, and Scarlett is more confused than happy. How can she trust him? Is it another joke he’s playing on her?
Marshall definitely has a fight on his hands to get from bully to boyfriend.
Marshall stopped outside of his locker room. Everyone was charging toward the lunchroom. Hunger filled the air, but something caught Marshall’s attention. All of his senses went on high alert at the smell of fresh roses, the earth, and home.
His wolf came roaring to the surface, demanding he find her.
“Whoa, Marshall, what the fuck, man?” Jack put a hand on his shoulder.
Gritting his teeth, Marshall struggled against the need coursing through him. His body was burning up. The need to claim was stronger than ever before. This couldn’t be happening, and yet it was.
“She’s here,” Marshall said.
Closing his eyes, Marshall blew out a breath. The scent of his mate was fading. Where was she? Who was she?
“Holy fuck, for real?”
“Shit, do you want me to call your father?”
Marshall shook his head. He didn’t want his father here. It wouldn’t help. His wolf would calm the moment he found the woman meant for him, the woman who’d calm the beast inside him.
“No. I’ve got to find her.”
“Shit, I hope it’s not a teacher. That would be totally messed up.”
Laughing, Marshall slammed his locker closed. He’d find his mate and everything would be okay.
“Let’s go and find her.”
“You’re going to sniff her out like a dog?”
“I’ve got to do this on my own. Get us some food.”
“Are you sure?”
Marshall didn’t want to share this moment with anyone else. This was all him, and the thought of having Jack there didn’t ease him at all.
“I can’t wait to see who it is.”
He waited for his friend to leave before he picked up the floral scent once again.
Go. Find her. Claim her.
Marshall came to a stop at the doors leading outside. The moment he went outside he was at risk of losing her.
She’s out there. Go now!
His wolf pounced, and Marshall walked outside.
The scent increased as he made his way around the building. When he saw a blond guy around his age sitting in front of the tree, Marshall froze. There was no fucking way his mate was male.
Marshall would rather die than fuck another man.
Then he heard her voice. It was soft, delicate, and belonged to his true mate. He closed his eyes as he basked in the sound and scent of his mate. She was leaning against the tree. His cock thickened, ready to mate. Stepping closer, Marshall felt his whole world collide, explode, implode, shatter, and fall around him.
Underneath the tree sat his mate, Scarlett Fields. The one girl he’d spent a great deal of time bullying. Was this the reason he was obsessed with her? His body had known before him that she was destined to be his mate? She was oblivious to his presence, smiling at the mystery guy. He didn’t like it. His wolf growled, clawed, and spat wanting to kill the man who was making their mate smile.
Scarlett is my mate.
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Posted by Unknown on 14th Oct 2015
I loved this book. I cried a little at the beginning. I really felt for Scatlett. Sam awesome series!
Posted by Unknown on 17th Apr 2015
this book wasn't one of the best from the series. it had good characters and a good story but there was little action or suspense to it. I liked it, it just wasn't a favorite.
Posted by Cecile on 11th Feb 2015
Marshall Briggs was a popular student in his high school. He and his best friend Jack easily were the most sought out guys in their grade (and likely the school). Scarlett Fields was one of the only girls that went out of her way to not get their attention. It didn’t matter because Marshall and Jack had bullied her much of their lives. When Marshall goes through his change into a werewolf and discovers Scarlett is his mate he will regret ever being unkind to her or allowing others to be.
This was quite honestly one of my favorite stories I’ve read in a long time. The characters while not always likeable were real and honestly written. Marshall was a typically popular high school guy and Scarlett was very much the shy bullied teenager. Their relationship while blooming due to Marshall’s biological call to mate was believable and did not happen over night. This story was a young adult/new adult book due to the ages but I enjoyed their transition. The heat level was at a simmer to a sizzle as Marshall was good about waiting until Scarlett was ready. I gave five stars for this book for the great world and character build, the enjoyable plotline, and the fabulous HEA. I look forward to further releases from Sam Crescent!
Posted by Connie on 26th Jan 2015
Totally enjoyed this book. No one likes a bully least of all me. Thank the Lord this one redeemed himself. Shifter storyline that was entertaining, had drama and was steamy. Characters were younger than the normal but it totally worked. Loved it when Marshall discovered the one person he bullied was his mate. Loved that he had to work to earn Scarlett's trust and love. Would recommend.
Posted by Nicole on 22nd Jan 2015
Book 5 of the Alpha Shifter Series. What a lovely story. Really enjoyed this book. Love can overcome any obstacle. Definetly a must read. Would've loved for there to have been a 5 yr or 10 yr later part as with the other books to this series, I really missed that not being part of the story. But so loved this book.
Posted by Angie on 22nd Jan 2015
Scarlett was a sweet girl that was bullied all through school. Marshall bullied Scarlett until their senior year in high school. Marshall scents Scarlett and realizes she is his mate. Marshall works really hard to gain Scarlett's trust. Scarlett is having dreams about a wolf and the forest and keeps hearing the word mate. This was not your typical Sam Crescent book, but she did not disappoint! I loved seeing Marshall realize how bad he had been and try to redeem himself. This was a great short story!
Posted by Kindle Customer on 22nd Jan 2015
This is the first book I read in this series and I loved it! If you have ever been bullied or even felt like you didn't fit in this is a book for you. This is a 10 star book.
Posted by Linda Markwie on 22nd Jan 2015
I loved this book!!!!! Marshall find out the love of his life had been in front of him all along. This book is beautifully written and if I could give it a higher rating than a 5 I would.
Posted by CHristy Love on 22nd Jan 2015
I didn't want this book to end. It was so good!! This is a different book from what Sam Crescent normally writes. I really loved reading how Marshall went from being a bully to falling in love!! Please write more NA romances!!
Posted by amazon customer on 22nd Jan 2015
This author clearly is known for her erotic literature so if you're hoping for that in this book you will be disappointed. For one thing, they are still in HS.
It reminded me of a a cross between 2 other books. The next generation alpha series by Christin Lovell or a story I think by Harmony Raines. It was part of a series.
It set the stage for a story about Jack, a character I begrudgingly found myself liking. My only real complaint was the speed with which she let her guard down. Granted he author only had a short amount of space to tell her story. But having been the subject of HS and life bullying, you don't trust that quick. In some ways it made bullying seem like a non-issue.
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