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Living for You

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Living for You is the series wrap-up, focusing on the romantic storyline of Serenity Debrek and Bhal, as well as the conclusion of the supernatural war that had been brewing across the previous three books. Jenny Frame is an automatic read author for me and will continue to be.

I do feel like the storyline could’ve been strengthened by making the book longer. There were many competing POVs and not enough in-depth time spent building the romance up. The thing is — I love getting to revisit those storylines (though I always felt Alexis’ time was a little cheated), so I would’ve loved if the book was longer. Just give us more Jenny!

Thanks to Bold Strokes Books for the ARC!

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This was a really great story. It's a final installment of a series that was fun too read. I loved getting to know all the characters, and even the new one's that were brought in for the suspense and drama. I loved everything about this. I'm a big fan of paranormal romance, and I especially like anything to do with vampires and strong female characters kicking but. I liked revisiting old characters from previous books, and getting to know some new one's in this book. The romance between between the main characters was good, but I felt this book was more about taking care of the threat to their vampire clan more. There's a lot of action and drama with a bit of romance. I would definitely recommend this book to my friends and family, and I look forward to what's next from this author.

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My students and I enjoyed this book. The writing is always done well by this author and the storyline does keep you interested as the pages turn. In our discussion, some of us were a little disappointed in Bhal and Sera's love story. We felt it was rushed. Also, it would have been nice to have more detail after the battle other than two years passed. It left us with more questions than answers. All in all, it was a decent ending to a fun series.

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I was a bit behind in my reading so just now finally got to read this-I didn't want to put it down, it captured my attention right from the start. This story involves the main characters Bhal and Sera, Serenity Debreks and even though this is a series I think one could read this by itself....though I highly, highly, highly recommend all books to give you the full families story lines. With this book, Ms. Frame once again delivers us suspense and love that is balanced perfectly.

As I finished up the book and thus the series, I had mixed feelings-I loved the ending and wrap-up and felt good at the final conclusion but I also felt a bit sad in that I will miss these characters. I don't read much around vampire characters but when I first read the initial book, I was hooked with Ms. Frame's writing and character development-Thank you for a wonderful series.

I received an ARC for an honest opinion and plan to buy the audio when it comes out

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So this was a hard one for me to finish, don’t get me wrong I really enjoyed this series, but this one just didn’t hit for me. The characters were written well and I just couldn’t get behind the story or their romance.

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The final instalment of the Debrek’s clan. Perfect for vampire lovers as it is very easy to get lost in this world. I seem to have missed book 3 (what? I’ve got to order it now), but it didn’t matter as the characters and setting all follow on nicely. Some great kick ass women who stride about the place in a swoon worthy fashion. Battles with evil abound and best of all my favourite person survived to the end (no spoilers so I’m not naming them!).

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The crowning jewel of the Wild For You Series, is a mesmerizing masterpiece that had my heart racing from the very first chapter. Jenny Frames brilliant storytelling and expert pacing had me utterly spellbound.
Was glad to finally read Bhal & Sera’s story and more about Daisy and Torija. The ending felt very rushed though. Between details of the battle, the defeat of Balor, Anka, & Gilbert…..all of it might have spanned two pages. And there was absolutely no details on their return and the effect that time had on any of them. That was all kind of thrown together. It ends on a high note.

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I'm a big fan of this series so I'm sad to see it end. The Bhal - Serenity pairing had so much promise and could have made for a sizzling storyline but the chemistry was missing a little for me - there was too much going on with all the other storylines like the drugs and the little snippets featuring the characters from the previous books. This left little time to properly invest in building up the spark and connection between Bhal and Serenity. Hints of it were there initially, but then it was drowned out by everything else. Overall though it was a well-written book and I look forward to the author's next work.

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Trigger warning: Drug use, Detox, Torture

All of your favorite characters are back within this series as well as others, Wulver wolves for one. There are some new characters that you will love and some will you hate as well. The drama is fast paced and the love is a slow built one. The main love interests in this volume are Bhal and Sera. They go from a mentor type relationship to something much more. In between falling in love, they face off against Anka and Balor. Evil villains who are trying to take over the world as we know it. I believe this is the last Drebek clan book. It ends on a high note. Be forewarned, most of the action occurs within the last 10% of the book. Happy reading!

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An amazing read. Jenny did a really great job with this one. I was captivated from the first page. Well Done!
I recommend.

Thank you, Bold Strokes Books, and NetGalley for this ARC.

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Ms.Frame gives an amazing installment for this series. I've been waiting for Bhal to get her mate since the first with Byron and Amelia. There was already a love/tense chemistry between her and Sera. The tension that was building so much throughout the first few stories, takes center stage and pulls you in. Hearing more of the backstory for Bhal and giving Sera something that makes her seem less the debutante and a more realistic person was great!. Overall, another great story in the series and really do hope there is more!

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The previous book was absolutely something I could sink my teeth into. Read it twice- absolutely loved it so was thrilled to see this book pop up!

This installment missed the mark for me. So many plots and I just couldn't get invested in the outcomes. The writing style for this book felt and read differently than the last book, too. It was the oddest feeling, sorta like trying to look at a beautiful sunset but the view is blocked by a thick forest. Bhal and Sera.... the chemistry didn't come off the page like it had for Byron and Amelia and I wished it had as I loved when that couple made their appearances throughout this book.

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It is a captivating read that effortlessly pulls you into a world of romance, drama, and self-discovery. Frame's storytelling is both engaging and enchanting, making it difficult to put the book down.

The novel's main characters are well-developed, each with their unique quirks and personalities that make them feel real and relatable. The author does an excellent job of portraying their emotional journey, making me feel a part of their struggles, joys, and triumphs.

One of the standout aspects of "Living for You" is its exploration of love and relationships. Frame beautifully captures the essence of love in all its forms, from the initial spark of attraction to the deep, enduring bond that develops over time.

The plot is well-paced, with enough twists and turns to keep you on the edge of your seat. Whether you're a fan of romance novels or just looking for a good read, "Living for You" is a book that's sure to leave a lasting impression.

I also love how the Wolfgang series was involved in this books, i love all characters and their representation.

Overall, "Living for You" is a heartwarming tale of love and self-discovery that's well worth the read. Frame's evocative writing and well-crafted characters make this book a standout in the genre. I'd highly recommend it to anyone looking for a compelling, emotionally charged read. Thank you for giving us a butchxfem representation in a book, i appreciate it a lot.

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Great satisfying ending to the series.

Still fighting the Dredd family’s and Anka who a witch this story is about Byron’s sister Serenity and the warrior Bhaltair as we learn about them. As they build up to their romantic relationship we get to see more of previous characters and what they are up to while fighting a battle they may or may not win. I won’t go into details but I love the connections between the characters and each one plays a part even though I enjoy the battle it felt little bit anticlimactic but overall good fun read and wouldn’t mind seeing theses characters crossover into future books.

I received an ARC copy of this book from the Publisher via Netgalley and voluntarily leaving my review.

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This was an excellent ending to this series! I am sad to see these characters go. The character development and the angst that they feel for each other was so realistic.

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As a huge fan of this series and Jenny Frame Books in general, this conclusion was pure pleasure!
There are vampires, witches, wolves, demons and many immortal hearts who would die for their eternal love and soulmates!
What more could you possibly want?

Anyone who knows this series, knows that Madame Anka and Victorija's father have joined forces to bring Balon into this world and bring darkness and death.
Of course, Byron Debrek and her clan, along with their allies, will do everything they can to stop this.
A major part of the story is Bhal and Sera, Serenity Debrek.
Both have known each other for ages and Bhal, as a Samhain Warrior, has sworn to protect the clan.
What it has been doing for hundreds of years. She trained Byron and Sera, and Byron became Clan leader, as he was destined to do. Sera, on the other hand, has always rebelled and since the last events in the third book, she has reached a point where she no longer feels like she belongs.
She seems to be doing everything wrong. In her misery and her darkest hour, the person she has always clashed with, will be her greatest advocate and protect her no matter what. Something that neither of them ever thought will emerge from this and change a lot!

It's exciting, sexy and with lots of love and romance. Jenny Frame writes dedicated characters with lots of courage and big hearts! Hot scenes guaranteed!
Thanks to Jenny Frame and Bold Strokes Books for the ARC!

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The crowning jewel of the Wild For You Series, is a mesmerizing masterpiece that had my heart racing from the very first chapter. Jenny Frames brilliant storytelling and expert pacing had me utterly spellbound, making it impossible to put this book down trust me I read it in a day. It's a testament to the author's prowess in crafting myths and weaving intricate storylines that converge in a way that's nothing short of phenomenal.

One of the standout features of this book is the intricate web of connections among the characters and the different point of views we got to read the story from. It's like watching a complex puzzle coming together, and the satisfaction of seeing how these relationships harmoniously fit together is indescribable.What truly made me happy was the opportunity to reunite with beloved characters from earlier books not in this series. It's like catching up with old friends and witnessing their lives unfold in the most unexpected and delightful ways. The drama, action, and emotional journey throughout this book were nothing short of heart-stopping, keeping me flipping page after page.

Yet, my joy is tinged with a hint of disappointment. The ending, seemed to wrap up too quickly, leaving a trail of unanswered questions and many let downs. It felt like an incomplete symphony in an otherwise flawless composition. Despite this setback, Jenny Frame's genius is undeniable, and I am eagerly awaiting her next literary adventure. The Wild For You Series has been an unforgettable ride, and as I bid farewell to these characters, I can't help but hope that their stories will continue to unfold in future tales.

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The 4th of the “Wild for You” series. Continuing the fight against the Dredd family and the witch Anka. This book is about Byron’s sister Serenity and the warrior Bhaltair but still has Byron and Amelia well to the fore. I liked it. But felt the final battle against Anka and Balor was rather anti climatic as it seemed to happen all too quickly.
Not sure if there is the chance of another in this series. Some of the happenings did seem to give the possibility of a story about Brogan. I will keep a look out for one just in case.

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I usually love Jenny Frame's book, but this one didn't live up to the hype for me. This is the final installment of this series and I found it lacking. The writing seemed off and the storyline seemed to be a little chaotic at times with all the different POVS.

This book is based on Serenity Debrek, the younger sister and Bhal, the warrior sworn to protect the family. The buildup to them getting together wasn't bad, but I had hard time connecting with them so I wasn't invested in their relationship. It almost felt forced. I enjoyed getting the POV's of the characters from the other books like Bryon and Amelia.

Amelia and Daisy are supposed to be the key to stopping Anka and her band of evil paranormals, but I felt like the war was rushed and basically glossed over. It was supposed to be the war to end all, but it failed to hit the mark. Also, I didn't like the surprise ending either.

Overall, it wasn't a bad book and Frame does tie it mostly up at the end, but I had a hard time really enjoying this book.

I received an ARC from Netgalley for an honest review.

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5 stars

Living for you, quite possibly, is the best Jenny Frame’s book so far. She has matured so much as a writer. It is still the distinctive style but with more finesse. The story reads with ease. Like the author truly let her creativity flow.

I think the book has phenomenal pacing, amazing characters that feel like old friends, and just the right balance of, well, everything. The book is rich with characters with their amazing backgrounds, good dialogue and enough excitement to keep you turning pages.

I loved everything about this book. If you were a fan of the series, you’re going to love it. If you didn’t like previous books, I think it’s worth giving this one a chance. This reads so much easier, the story just flows from the page. Also, if you’re a fan of Wolfgang county series, I recommend you read Living for you. These two series come together in this book to create an interesting to read about world.

Jenny Frame’s writing just works for me. There’s such lightness in her style, even when she talks about difficult things. I absolutely recommend Living for you.

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