Aksel Muller was positive he had it all. He and his fellow Green Bearets are once again ready to defend their homeland of Cadia. He was even given the privilege of leading part of the mission to liberate the nearby human settlement of Cloud Lake from their enemies. But when he comes across a woman being kidnapped by evil shifters, Aksel immediately realizes he’s wrong. He hasn’t had everything he wanted. And he won’t, not until he has her…

They came for her in the night. Nina Palerno had lived in terror ever since her little backwater town was taken over by shifters from another stronghold. The Cadians were kind; these new shifters from Fenris burnt half the city down around them just for fun. As they spirit her away into the night, her house burning to ashes behind her, Nina is left without hope. Until he comes to her rescue.

Sworn to secrecy by her human bosses, she refuses to reveal why Fenris is after her. But as her feelings for Aksel grow, her loyalties begin to shift. Should she tell him her secret after all? And when renegade elements manage to do the unthinkable and kidnap her again, will she be able to withstand their more vicious methods? Can Aksel, when confronted with his worst nightmare, do what’s necessary to save the life of the woman he loves?

Sexy shifters and their feisty mates who aren’t shy about loving each other – so, this is an adult, 18+ reader tale.

Titles in The Base Camp Bears series include:  Green Bearets: Luther – Green Bearets: AkselGreen Bearets: JarvisGreen Bearets Garrin  – Green Bearets Kiefer – Green Bearets Gabriel –

(This series connects to Top Scale Academy which includes:  Frost DragonFire DragonElectro Dragon — And the Dragons of Cadia series which includes:  Gale DragonFume DragonAurum Dragon)

Title:  Green Bearets: Aksel
Series:  Base Camp Bears #2
Author:  Amelia Jade
Published:  February 1, 2017
My Rating:  4.5 stars

As the stranglehold the Fenris invading shifters have on Cloud Lake increases, so does the violence and the carnage.  Now as the madness grows it seems some of the shifters are seeking out specific people to target, burning their homes before their eyes.  Nina had thought she was safe, but no one is safe in the city now.  As the Fenris shifters burst into her home and grabbed her she realized one thing – she was about to die, and she’d never give up her secret, she couldn’t her family depended upon her to keep them safe.  But just because she knew she was about to die, it didn’t mean she was going to go down without a fight.

It had taken time for the Cadian leaders to sort themselves out, but now that there was control it was time to take the offensive against these invading Fenris shifters – long before they reached Cadia’s borders.  Aksel was given the honor of leading his men into battle, the plan was simple get in, kill as many Fenris shifters as possible and get out alive…if possible.  The plan was going somewhat smoothly until he heard her scream, then all bets were off.

Green Bearets: Aksel gives us a deeper feeling of imminent war.  It takes time to get troops on the ground, and we all know that the politician are not fighters, their concerns are far different than the man fighting for his life.  As Aksel and his men rescue Nina two things are obvious.  She belongs to him, she is his mate even in this unlikely time.  And she’s holding something back, she’s not telling the complete truth.  That could get them all killed.

The action is fast paced, the romance is steamy and the overall story line continues to unfold.  We’ll briefly run into some old friends from previous series this time as well.  Aksel has to make a difficult decision, and only time will tell if it was the right one for he and Nina.

Love Shifter Romance?  Then you’d enjoy this series, and in fact, the entire set of series surrounding Cadia’s lore.  Interesting stories, believable characters and full of action and romance – what more could you ask for?

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