Prey by Linda Howard

49%

14 Critic Reviews

If you have sworn off Howard for the last several books, this one will not bring you back to the fold
-All About Romance

Synopsis

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt of Linda Howard and Linda Jones's Running Wild.
 
Thirty-two-year-old Angie Powell has always spoken her mind, but in the presence of Dare Callahan she nurses a simmering rage. Three years ago, Dare returned home to rural Montana and opened a hunting business to rival Angie’s own, forcing her to close up shop. The infuriatingly attractive Iraq war vet even had the nerve to ask Angie out, not once but twice. Before Angie leaves town, she organizes one last trip into the wilderness with a client. But the adrenaline-fueled adventure turns deadly when Angie witnesses a cold-blooded murder and finds herself on the wrong side of a gun. Then a bear comes crashing through the woods—changing the dark game completely. Luckily, Dare is camping nearby and comes to her aid. Forced together for survival, Angie and Dare must confront hard feelings, a blinding storm, and a growing attraction—while a desperate killer and a ferocious five-hundred-pound beast stalk their prey.
 

About Linda Howard

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Linda Howard is the award-winning author of many New York Times bestsellers, including Up Close and Dangerous, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Cover of Night, Killing Time, To Die For, Kiss Me While I Sleep, Cry No More, and Dying to Please. She lives in Alabama with her husband and two golden retrievers.
 
Published September 6, 2011 by Ballantine Books. 418 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction
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Critic reviews for Prey
All: 14 | Positive: 6 | Negative: 8

Dear Author

Below average
Reviewed by Jane Litte on Sep 21 2011

My assessment and my disappointment stems from the fact that I wanted more interaction between the male and female protagonists.

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Book Reporter

Excellent
Reviewed by Hillary Wagy on Sep 22 2011

This is high adventure and non-stop romantic suspense. Leave it to Howard to entertain her readers with male fantasies. PREY is pure satisfaction.

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All About Romance

Below average
Reviewed by Maggie Boyd

If you have sworn off Howard for the last several books, this one will not bring you back to the fold

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Night Owl Romance

Excellent
Reviewed by Lily on Nov 21 2011

The book is aptly titled on a couple different levels and Ms. Howard once more delivers another suspense-filled read.

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US Daily Review

Below average
Reviewed by Candace Salima on Oct 09 2011

But I, like other readers, was disturbed by the increased amount of graphic language.

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Fresh Fiction

Good
Reviewed by Sandi Shilhanek on Nov 13 2011

For those readers who love adventure, and surprising twists and turns I'm positive their eyes will be glued to the remaining pages.

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The Romance Reader

Good
Reviewed by Lesley Dunlap

When it comes to romantic suspense, Prey is about as good as it gets.

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Pure Textuality

Below average
Reviewed by Dolly on Mar 13 2012

The characters didn’t feel fully developed compared to some of her other works.

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Book Obsessed

Below average
Reviewed by Tasha on Nov 28 2011

Both Angie and Dare likeable enough, it was their love connection that I didn’t buy.

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Gone Pecan

Below average
Reviewed by Maggie on Oct 06 2011

With the lack of romance in general it read closer to a psychological thriller than a romantic suspense, of which the former I do not read.

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Romance Reviews Today Blog

Good
Reviewed by Jane Bowers on Sep 01 2011

Who else combines humor, suspense, and romance so perfectly?

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Romance Junkies

Below average
Reviewed by Sarah

The romance in this book is mild and does not stand out as much as I would like.

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A Book Blogger's Diary

Below average
Reviewed by Rashmi on Sep 05 2011

I'm not saying I loved it, but then I didn't hate it either.

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Fiction Fascination

Good
Reviewed by Carly on Sep 13 2012

Prey is an action packed book that is full of wonderful descriptors that will give you the chills.

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