Chronology of The Breed shape-shifter novels by Lora Leigh


Lora Leigh’s popular series The Breeds were originally written out of order chronologically, so that and a change in publishers is why there are chronological discrepancies in Jacob’s Faith and Aiden’s Charity. The Breed character is listed first.

1. Tempting the Beast
2. The Man Within
3. Elizabeth’s Wolf
4. Kiss of Heat
5. Soul Deep
6. The Breed Next Door (in Hot Spell anthology)
7. Megan’s Mark
8. Harmony’s Way
9. Tanner’s Scheme
10. Wolfe’s Hope
11. Jacob’s Faith
12. Aiden’s Charity
13. In a Wolf’s Embrace (in Beyond the Dark anthology)
14. Dawn’s Awakening
15. A Jaguar’s Kiss (in Shifter anthology)
16. Mercury’s War
17. Christmas Heat (The Magical Christmas Cat anthology)
18. Coyotes Mate. (Feb 2009)
19. Bengals Heart (Aug 2009
20. Lions Heat (2009)

1) Tempting the Beast
Callan and Merinus
Lion Breed
Merinus Tyler discovers a secret in the Kentucky mountains. Men and women who were created in and escaped from the labs of their creators. Human, with the genetics of the predators of the world. And Callan Lyons, the leader of this small Pride, will change all life in ways she had never imagined possible.
2) The Man Within
Taber and Roni
Panther Breed
Roni Andres had once loved Taber Williams until he broke her heart and left their small Kentucky town amid the shocking news that he and his ‘family’ weren’t exactly human. But he did something to her before he left. The mark he left on her now endangers her life, and the dreams she had of finding love after Taber. And Taber, part man, part animal, now has to face the fact that the woman he couldn’t forget knows exactly what he is.
3) Elizabeth’s Wolf
Dash and Elizabeth
Wolf Breed
Elizabeth is running for her young daughters life, and losing the race. But when her daughter takes up correspondence with a Special Forces soldier overseas and he learns the danger they’re in, all the fury of a Wolf Breed fighting for his mate is unleashed. And secrets are revealed that could destroy a child’s life.

4) Kiss of Heat
Sherra and Kane
Snow Leopard Breed
Sherra has kept the natural mating heat breeds and their mates experience under control for far too many years. Its been ten years since the lover she was torn from in the labs returned. Ten years that’s she’s been forced to confront him nearly on a daily basis. And the heat is growing out of control. The woman’s emotions and fears are tearing through her. Now, she won’t be able to run from her mate much longer as old fears and deceptions begin to fade away beneath the love and aching need she never forgot for one man.

5) Soul Deep
Kiowa and Amanda
Coyote Breed
Kiowa was just supposed to watch the President’s daughter from afar. But when an attempted kidnapping nearly succeeds, he finds himself with much more on his hands than he ever imagined.

6) The Breed Next Door (in Hot Spell anthology)
Tarek and Lyra
Lion Breed
Undercover breed enforcer, Tarek Jordan is searching for a soldier that tormented breeds in the labs. There’s a bounty on the man’s head, and the Bureau wants him, bad. His next door neighbor is hindering that process. With home baked bread, a tempting little boy and more emotions than he ever dreamed he could feel. But when his mission endangers her, Tarek learns, there’s much more to those emotions than he could have ever imagined.

7) Megan’s Mark
Braden and Megan
Lion Breed
When breeds start turning up dead in her desert, Deputy Sheriff, Megan Marks is forced to confront breed enforcer Braden Arness as he tries to take over her investigation. And as a desire, a need, that she hadn’t envisioned begins to sear them, she learns that love is just a heartbeat away in the arms of the  most incredible man she’s ever known.

8 ) Harmony’s Way
Harmony and Lance
Lion Breed
Sheriff Lance Jacobs, Megan Marks cousin finds himself enmeshed in a manipulation and a desire he can’t resist when the director of Breed Affairs assigns his own sister to the sheriff’s office, in an attempt to save her from Breed law. Assassin, Harmony Lancaster has been alone, wild and free for too many years and filled with too much rage. Council members are dying unsanctioned and those deaths are being laid at her feet. But when Breed opponents in Lance’s county begin showing up dead as well, Lance knows Harmony has to be innocent. There’s no other choice, because she’s stolen his soul, and he can’t allow anyone or anything to harm what is his. Complicating this, is the information Harmony holds, that her enemies want. Information that get them both killed.

9) Tanner’s Scheme
Tanner and Scheme
Bengal Breed
After the Feline Breeds’ main base is attacked, Tanner desires revenge. So he kidnaps Scheme Tallant-the daughter of a one-time high-ranking member of the Genetics Council. But when Tanner discovers that Scheme herself is a target of her father’s ruthless mission, his vengeance takes a back seat to saving the life of the woman he hopes to claim as his mate.
10) Wolfe’s Hope
Wolfe and Hope
Wolf Breed
Hope believed Wolfe was dead, but he was only waiting for the right time to claim her. The scientist who created him, Hope’s mother, has forced his hand. She wants her creation back, and she wants any children he may breed on her daughter.
He is a man whose DNA was altered, infused with the genetic code of the wolf. His unique genetic makeup has created a male unlike any other and will make itself known in the most surprising ways. Now Hope must convince her mate she hasn’t betrayed him, and they must defeat the plans of a scientist gone mad.

11) Jacob’s Faith
Jacob and Faith
Wolf Breed (both of them)
Jacob left Faith six years before, unaware that the mark he left on her also left her in an agony of sexual heat that never dimmed. Now Jacob and Faith are together again, but surprises lurk around every corner and dangers as dark and deadly as their very creation surround them in more ways than one.

12) Aiden’s Charity
Aiden and Charity
Wolf Breed
But can the human heart accept and adapt as easily? Can Charity bestow the love and the acceptance that has always been a part of her, to the man whose very survival depended on the hardening of his heart, of his soul? And can Aiden maintain that cruelty now, in the face of the sacrifices she made? Only time and nature can tell…

13) In a Wolf’s Embrace (in Beyond the Dark anthology)
Matthais and Grace
Wolf Breed
Grace had no idea the man that rescued her from a mugging was a breed assassin, until she catches him in the act of assassinating a known Genetics Council member. Now Matthias has kidnapped her, but rather than threatening her, rather than harming her, Matthias shows her a love she could have never imagined, and the true horror of the council catches up with them, nearly destroying the life she dreams of having with him.
14) Dawn’s Awakening
Dawn and Seth
Cougar Breed
The runt of the lab she was created in, Dawn Daniels endured years of torture by her pride brother and the council soldiers. Finally freed from her torment, she’s now a Breed Enforcer, in control of her own life. Until she’s assigned to protect the one man destined to be her mate–and realizes it’s far too easy to lose total control.

15) A Jaguar’s Kiss (in Shifter anthology)
Saban and Natalie
Black Jaguar Breed
Natalie Ricci is hired to teach breed children. She wasn’t aware the job came with the all too sexy, too exasperating breed bodyguard, Saban Broussard. Cajun and too hot to handle, but once his kisses fill her senses, she’s lost in the man she’s learning he truly is.

16) Mercury’s War (available tentatively October 2008)
Mercury and Ria
Lion Breed

17) Christmas Heat (The Magical Christmas Cat anthology, available 10/7/08)
Noble and Haley
Jaguar Breed

18. Coyotes Mate.
Del Rey and Anya’s story has finally been written. You meet them first in Aiden’s Charity, the alpha of a long band of honorable Coyotes, Del Rey Delgado, had inintentionally mated his captive, Anya Kobrin.

Blurb: For six years Anya Korbin worked with Del-Rey Delgato—the genetically altered rebel known as the Coyote Ghost—to free a group of coyote women kept in her father’s lab. As Anya matured into a woman, she and Del-Rey grew close…but then he broke his promise and wounded her father. Now she must deal with her animalistic desire for the one who betrayed her.
19. Bengals Heart– In Bengals Heart, Cabal St. Laurents has to deal with is mate in a very interesting way. Reporta Cassa Hawkins is investigating a series of murders suspected to have been committed by a breed. Six of the rumored Deadly Dozen, a hunting parting that once preyed upon escaped breeds, has been murdered. The crimes scene photos suggest a breed killer. The problem is, those crime scene photos are the only evidence that a murder was ever committed.

Someone is drawing Cassa and Cabal together in the small town of Glen Ferris West Virginia, and they don’t have mating on their mind. The past is on their mind. A past rife with spilled blood and the horror of a death that still screams out for vengeance. And Cassa voice could very well be added to those screams, unless Cabal finds a way to save her.
20. Lions Heat – The story you’ve been waiting for. Jonas Wyatt. It’s time that bad boy Lion is brought to his knees. Or at least forced to have weak knees. Would he tremble for his mate? Would he bow before her? Is there anything or anyone that could actually be considered a weakness for our arrogant Director?

Soon you’ll see just how deep, how well and how savagely Jonas Wyatt can truly love.


One response to “Chronology of The Breed shape-shifter novels by Lora Leigh

  1. Love this series..but came into the middle and want to get the books that I missed..without having to order each seperately. Any way to do this?

    Also love the Navy Seal and Black Ops series..can’t wait for more

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