Thursday, March 3, 2016

#BookReview - Bound to Two Bears by Kelex 3.75 Stars #MMRomance #Shifters

Bound to Two Bears (Bear Mountain)
By Kelex 

OJ's Rating 3.75 stars

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 Newly dumped Carson Davies decides the vacation he’d planned to take his girlfriend on—in hopes of fixing their troubled relationship—is the perfect getaway he needs to clear his head. A few days of solitude, hiking along picturesque Bear Mountain is just what he thinks he needs to move on. But as soon as he arrives, he’s shocked by the sensual reaction he has to the two owners. The two male owners. Carson has never been attracted to a man, and he fights the sensation tooth and nail.

Royce and Jared know their mate as soon as he walks in the door of the main lodge. They’re ready to claim what’s theirs, but know they need to be careful. The man sees himself as straight, but that’s the least of their problems. They’ll need to show him their true nature, their inner bear, and hope it doesn’t send the man packing.

The shifters have just three days before the human is scheduled to go home. In a short span, they’ve got to show Carson how bound they all are and hope they can seduce the man into surrendering.

Personal Tags: Paranormal, Shifters, Bears, Hot Sex, Erotica, WOOF!,
 M/M/M, MPreg, Spanking, Flogging, Bondage, BDSM
OJ's Review

I really don’t go much for the whole shifter thing, however on occasion I see one that catches my eye, and this one did. OK, I’ll admit the smoking hot cover didn’t hurt. It also didn’t hurt the fact that I’m a bear. No, not a shifter, people! I’m what’s considered a Bear in the gay population and so’s my hubs, so yeah. I expected the standard shifter story and, well, what I got was a smoking hot read. Heck, I’m surprised my Kindle didn’t melt, so be forewarned.


Carson - 
After grabbing his duffel, he headed for the front door, knowing the minute he walked outside, it would be like closing the door on this chapter of his life. As the knob clicked behind him, he paused, closing his eyes. It was done. He was alone again, with nothing but himself. The gnawing ache he’d felt for months grew in his chest, and he suddenly knew what it was. Loneliness.
The human’s handsome face. His blue eyes were the color of the blue sky on a summer’s day on the mountain. His hair was blond with glints the same shade as the golden bits shimmering in the mountain’s creek bed under that summer sun. The color was matched by the stubble growing on his face, not yet a beard. By the glow of his skin, he’d spent many a day outdoors, enjoying nature. His body was fit, too, muscled in all the right places.

Royce -
Royce had to be at least six and a half feet of pure muscle. Calling Royce a bear of a man was an understatement. He had thick, curling dark hair and a thick beard to match—and both only made him appear all the more menacing. Menacing might not be the right word for it. There was something bubbling under the surface that told Carson to be careful, although he felt no threat at the same time. Carson felt… drawn… to the man, …

They were best friends. Had grown up together. They weren’t usually at odds with one another, even considering how different they were, but here lately, it was all he could do not to let his bear out to growl. “You don’t have to boss me around. We’re equal partners in this business, as I recall.”


The story was well crafted and carried out consistently throughout the book. I liked the whole plot of Carson booking a weekend at Bear Mountain to rekindle his relationship with Deidre, his girlfriend, only to have her bail out at the last minute. His ensuing decision to go to Bear Mountain to be with himself was the best decision he ever made.

Alone inside, he faced the mirrored doors and saw the sadness in his own blue eyes staring back. Carson was unusual, and he knew it. He didn’t make a good bachelor. He liked having someone to come home to. Someone in the bed beside him at night. He liked feeling a sense of belonging. That was likely the reason he’d remained with Deidre too long, even when that sense of belonging faded.


The writing is one of the things that got to me with this book. It’s good quality writing. No hiccups, no jumping, good editing consistently throughout. The story flows smoothly and the sex scenes are scorchingly off the scale HOT! Yeah, let me repeat that, they’re off the scale intense. Somebody knows their stuff with this whole scene. The writing flows through Carson/Jared/Royce’s story in a smooth flowing arc that works very well.

Oh yeah, no spoilers, and you seriously do not expect this ending. Hehehehe!
I am seriously looking forward to Bear Mountain 2. Bring it on!


Kelex is the pen name of a multi–published romance author whose inner demons decided to take a field trip into something much, much darker. Kelex writes exclusively for Twisted E-Publishing.

Twisted E-Publishing
Heat Rating: SCORCHING
Word Count: 28,330 Print: 96 pages
Alternative (M/M, Gay) Menage a Trois/Quatre Shape-shifter
Edition Language English
Series Bear Mountain #1
*details via publishers website*

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