ARC Review: A Very Jaguar Christmas (Heart of the Jaguar #5) by Terry Spear (DNF)

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Heart of the Jaguar #5
Terry Spear
Paranormal Romance - Holiday
Sourcebooks Casablanca
October 4th 2016


There are all kinds of surprises under the mistletoe!

As a protector of all jaguar-kind, Guardian agent Demetria MacFarlane isn’t surprised to get a call near Christmas—but when she’s sent to protect a cub whose species she didn’t even know existed, her holiday season gets complicated. And it doesn’t help that her partner is a distraction of the hottest kind.

Hotshot JAG agent Everett Anderson can handle dangerous poachers and wildlife traffickers, no problem…but kids? Everett fears he’ll be stuck cub-sitting under the Christmas tree, but working with one sexy Guardian she-cat may be the best present he’s ever gotten.


DNF’d at 22%

I never thought I would be DNFing a Spear’s book. I’ve always enjoyed the stories and romances, but this time it wasn’t clicking for me.

I was not feeling the story, characters, or the case. It felt blaze, predictable, cliche and it wasn’t pulling me in or catching my interest.

I will say the start was dramatic and sad, but after that nothing more for me. 

A Very Jaguar Christmas was not the book for me. If the blurb intrigues you, I urge you to give it a shot. Just because it did not work for me does not mean it won’t for you. 

*Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy provided by Sourcebooks Casablanca via NetGalley with the sole purpose of an honest review. All thoughts, comments and ratings are my own.

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Melanie Simmons @mlsimmons
April 6, 2017 5:54 am

I was really surprised to see you DNF a Spear book. I still need to try her. I will pick a different book to try first. I probably would’ve anyway. I tend to start with book one of a series.

Lampshade Reader
April 5, 2017 1:38 pm

Sorry you didn’t enjoy it. I’ve heard such good things about this series and my mom loves this author. Hopefully, you’ll enjoy the next book your read by her. ~Aleen

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