It Takes Two to Tango (Belen’s Review)

It Takes Two to Tango
Title: It Takes Two to Tango (Fur, Fangs, and Felines #3)
Author: M.A. Church
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: September 26th 2016
Genre(s): M/M Paranormal Romance
Page Count: 230 pages
Reviewed by: Belen
Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5
Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

Can two very different men find the love they need to survive?

Remi Ginn’s an easygoing werecat with a love of snarky T-shirts. He would be perfectly happy with a human mate. Is that what the goddess Bast gives him? Of course not. Instead she gifts him with Marshell, a Vetala, a snakelike nonshifter who drinks blood to survive. A man who’s just as toppy as Remi—and even more powerful than the West Falls Clowder’s Alpha and heir apparent.

While Remi is deciding whether he can handle the fates’ choice, hunters attack Marshell. Afterward, in an explosion of passion, Remi and Marshell mate and Remi declares Marshell his. Now they have to figure out how to make their relationship work as they dance around each other.

The clowder is in turmoil, and Remi’s acceptance of Marshell rocks the very foundation of the insular group. The consequences will be far-reaching. And if that isn’t problem enough, the situation with the hunters is far from resolved… as proved by the appearance of an Alpha werewolf.

I enjoyed the story overall, especially Remi’s character, and getting to see two very toppy guys work out a system that works for them. This is a solid addition to the Fur, Fangs, and Felines series.

That being said, this story has a lot going on, and I didn’t feel like all of it really resolved as well as I’d hoped. Also, I’ll admit the beginning didn’t grab me as quickly as I would have liked and I struggled to stay interested in some parts. I have to say I didn’t feel like it really hit its groove until more than a third of the way in.

But once it hit its stride? Woo boy! It rockets.


Remi and Marshell’s sexy times are full of dirty talk and hair pulling and top-surrendering goodness.

I loved the whole clowder is back so as we check in on everyone’s lives and get to see what’s happening to move the clowder into this century.

I loved all of Remi’s snarky and funny shirts and sweatshirts.

And then there’s my favorite part of the story (after the HEA, of course), which is the way M.A. Church sets up the next installment in the series so organically within the current one. I’m really looking forward to seeing how the next beta handles his fated mate.

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Galley copy of It Takes Two to Tango provided by Dreamspinner Press in exchange of an honest review.


I am an unapologetic book addict/lover. I’m happiest when reading and I spend most of my time with my Kindle, which is never far from my hand.
I love to be told a good story! I mostly read fiction: Romance, Erotica, Young Adult, New Adult, Paranormal (shifters? Yes, please!), a little BDSM when I’m in the mood, and I love a good ménage story. I DEFINITELY PREFER A HFN/HEA!

My biggest no-no’s are cheating, miscommunication / misunderstanding plots, unnecessary angst, and cliffhangers.

A sampling of my “Favorite M/M” stories:

Carry the Ocean The Half of Us Red Dirt Heart Adulting 101 Tied Up In Knots
Shelter the Sea Manties in a Twist David, Renewed Ethan who Loved Carter Perfect Imperfections
Wolfsong Fight the Tide How to Walk Like A Man The Lightning-Struck Heart Forging the Future

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