Kodiak’s Claim by Eve Langlais

Posted March 8, 2015 by Jennifer in Book Review | | 4 Comments

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Kodiak’s Claim by Eve LanglaisKodiak's Claim by Eve Langlais
Series: Kodiak Point #1
Narrator: Chandra Skyye
Published by Tantor Audio on 03-03-15 | 07-29-14 (ebook)
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Format: Audiobook
Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
Source: Publisher
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He might growl, but she’s not afraid to bite.

Hands full taking care of his clan, the last thing this Kodiak bear needs is a woman poking her cute little nose into his affairs. But when she refuses to back down—and shows the courage to stand up to him—he can’t resist the allure of a curvy city girl.

She’s mine. All mine.

And when a rival clan thinks to use her to force his paw, he’ll show them why you never piss off a Kodiak, or threaten what’s his.

Tammy is convinced men are all scum, even gorgeous ones like Reid Carver. She knows he’s hiding something. Something big. She just never expected a real freaking bear hid underneath all those muscles. But when the truth comes out and he tries to scare her off with a roar, she shows him not just bears have bite.


Disclaimer: I DNF Kodiak’s Claim with about 1.5 hours left in the audio.

I was a little disappointed in Kodiak’s Claim. After reading bear shifters by authors like Jessica Sims, Shelley Laurenston and Jennifer Ashley I was looking forward to starting Kodiak’s Claim.

All of the other werebears I’ve read from the mentioned authors have been a delight. They are lovable, grumpy and have an obsession with honey and/or fish like their animal counterparts. Making them fun characters. I can’t say the same for Reid. He just didn’t hit that werebear itch I had.

The narration was on the slow side for me. Chandra Skyye didn’t have an unpleasant voice but it was a little too mono-toned for me. She just read the book. There was not much difference in the voices. Honestly the narration could have easily put me to sleep if I had been listening at home instead of work.

The story, characters and narration didn’t work for me. They didn’t pull me in and I found myself not caring how Kodiak’s Claim ended. The writing wasn’t bad so I’m going to give the second book in the Kodiak Point series, Outfoxed by Love a try. I mean the idea of a moose shifter has peaked my interest. But I’ll be checking it out in ebook format from the library instead of listening to the audio.

About Eve Langlais

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author

Hello, my name is Eve Langlais and I am an International Bestselling author who loves to write hot romance, usually with werewolves, cyborgs or aliens .

I should warn you, I have a twisted imagination and a sarcastic sense of humor something I like to let loose in my writing. While well known for my shifter stories, I am also extremely partial to aliens, the kind who like to abduct humans and then drive them insane…with pleasure. Or do you like something a little darker, more serious? Then check out my cyborgs whose battle with humanity have captivated readers worldwide.

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After 17 years I've finally finished my BA in English (no I do not want to be a teacher). Before majoring in English I would not have touched anything labeled "classic", but I have enjoyed a few along the way in my college career.

While I hated to read growing up, I am now an avid book reader and audiobook listener. I love rejecting reality one book at a time. I only read fiction within my favorite (at least to date) genres which include: most romance (paranormal, contemporary, D/s, BDSM, M/M)Urban Fantasy, and a few YA (mostly PNR or UF from favorite adult authors, but I'm slowly stepping out of my comfort zone after enjoying a few contemporary YA novels in adolescent literature class I took).
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4 responses to “Kodiak’s Claim by Eve Langlais

  1. Oh, that is awful that the narrator killed it for you. I know exactly what you are talking about with a monotone expressionless narrator. I read the book, so I enjoyed it. Hopefully by reading the next one, it will be better for you.

  2. Bummer! I doesn’t look like I’m going to be listening to this one any time soon 🙁 I’m having a hard time getting into new Paranormal romance series as it is.
    I totally get monotone readers and when you say it sounds like they’re just reading the books, I know what a drag that is!

  3. I’m sorry this one didn’t work out for you. I’ll admit that I was not a huge fan of the narrator either. I think she takes some of the fun out of the stories. When I listened to this one, it didn’t feel like it had the humor to it like the others did. Reid’s obsession was brown sugar. I really hope that you have a better time with Boris and Jan.