Competition Time

Hello lovely peoples; I do hope you are not getting too stressed with the holiday season just around the corner. It’s at Christmas time I really appreciate online shopping – with eight grandchildren, plus three adult children and their partners to buy for – my mail lady was really pleased when everything was finally here 🙂

I have been thinking about what I could do for you all; Christmas is the time for giving. I will be running some freebies through Instafreebie next week; if there is a particular series you weren’t sure you wanted to try, this could be your chance 🙂

And today is competition time. As you know, Don’t Bite, book 4 of the Stockton Wolves series has just been released (You can find that here) – thank you so much for all of the positive comments you’ve been sending me about that book. What I want you to think about is the Stockton Wolves series – what was your favorite line.  Can be from any of the four books, but what stuck out in your mind as something special.

Winner will be picked at random on the 16th and the prize is a print copy of all four Stockton Wolves books; sent anywhere in the world by fast post so hopefully you receive them before Christmas.

Can’t wait to see what you come up with. Have a great weekend 🙂

 

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It’s Release Day!!!!

WOOHOO – Don’t Bite, Book 4 of Stockton Wolves is now live on Amazon.  I have had so much marvelous feedback because of the gorgeous Gabriel on the cover (courtesy Paul Henry Serres Cover Models) and now it’s time for me to bite my nails and hope you guys like the book itself.

In case you missed the cover and blurb – here they are 🙂  As for me, I am off to have some chocolate, do a little happy dance and then settle down at my computer. I am writing On The Brink – which is book 10 in the Cloverleah Pack series. That one will be out January 10th.

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Blurb

Trent Summers keeps a smile on his face, even though he feels like he’s dying inside. Since he was horribly knifed by a killer bear he’s had trouble with anxiety and panic attacks. Knowing most of his friends are shifters and immune to such things doesn’t help. Mace’s mating with Roan gives him some hope, but a mate of his own is just a pipe dream. In the meantime, he has to put aside his fears and help his friends find rogue vampires – not exactly a cure for stress.

Prince Alexi Vandermot is getting more than a little pissed off at his coven leader. There are rogue vampires in town and he’s ready to hunt them down. The problem is, his cousin keeps saying no. Things aren’t improved when the police come to call, bringing a consultant with them. Shifters are one thing, but Alexi is floored to find the consultant is his mate…human, scared and straight.

Claiming a mate is one thing; keeping him safe is another. When the rogues are found to have family ties to the coven and one of them fancies a bite out of Trent, the coven and the pack have to work together to make sure the body count doesn’t get any higher. When problems start to erupt inside of the coven as well, Alexi wonders if he’ll ever have any time to get to know his anxious mate.

Warning: This book is M/M, contains graphic content and coarse language. Trent suffers from panic attacks which some people might find a trigger and keep an eye on Kalel; he’s taken to stealing hats.

Buy From Amazon

Will be available on ARe in just two more days 🙂

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Update and a little teaser

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Hi everyone, I am getting excited because my book, Don’t Bite (Book 4 in the Stockton Wolves series) will be released in just a few days. You can pre-order the title from Amazon here.

But I haven’t been sitting on my laurels, supping wine and ogling men; I’d like to, but as soon as one book’s finished I have another one on the go.  My next release will be On The Brink, book 10 in the Cloverleah Pack series, and if you have been following my posts and discussions with Phil Harrison, you’ll know this one contains a darling little Red Wolf, a merman and Teilo, Adair’s brothers (yes, it’s M/M/M). There’s also little dogs, a serial killer and some cameo appearances from Baby Ollie, so make a note on your calendar for January 10th, which is the release date for that one.

I have also been thinking about writing some little short books – still paranormal and still true mates, but without the complex story lines my other books seem to have.  I have decided to publish them under the name Lee Oliver (my sisters still call me Tea Lee because of all the cups of tea I consume :)).  I love writing my series books, but sometimes I have story ideas and characters that come forward who don’t fit with the other books. Sometimes two guys meet and they mate and they don’t have to worry about Councils, threats and serial killers lol.  Anyhow, the first of these books should be out around Christmas time.

I thought I’d close off with a tiny teaser from Don’t Bite – just in case you’re not sure it’s your cup of tea 🙂  Enjoy…oh, and watch for a competition later in the week.

“You’re beautiful,” Alexi’s hips thrust and then thrust again and within seconds, words weren’t possible. His cock squeezed from every angle, Alexi’s claws grazing Trent’s hips, but he still wasn’t close enough and the damn counter was the wrong height. He scooped Trent’s body into his arms and slammed him into the nearest wall. A pot fell, the clang a discordant note somewhere in the distance, but all Alexi focused on was the heat from Trent’s skin, the fuzz of Trent’s chest hair tangling in the t-shirt he hadn’t bothered to remove. His tongue swiped at the trickle of sweat down Trent’s face and his man moaned…he moaned, and that sound set Alexi’s hips on super charge. He wanted more moans, more sweat, more of everything.

End Excerpt.  Have a great week 🙂

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Don’t Bite Is Now On Preorder – Excerpt

Don’t Bite, book 4 in the Stockton Wolves series featuring Trent and his vampire mate, Alexi is now on Amazon for preorder. It will be released on December 6th and available on ARe December 8th.  If the super sexy cover hasn’t persuaded you to give this one a try, then here’s another excerpt to tempt your taste buds.

Excerpt

Alexi’s eyes snapped open and he quickly scanned the unfamiliar room. He wasn’t sure what woke him, but the windows reflected a sky of pale pinks, yellows and dark blues. It was early evening. He heard a whimper and he was conscious of warmth covering half of his torso. Alexi looked down; his shoulders instantly relaxing. Trent was snuggled on his chest; his curls a mess; his hands fisted as though fighting. The sensual smile from hours before was gone. Trent’s eyes were scrunched and his face twisted in pain.

“Babe,” Alexi said softly, knowing it wasn’t wise to startle a man from his nightmare. “Trent. Time to wake up.” Trent moaned, his head tossing and his hands flailing.

“Trent.” Alexi was louder this time, but his mate was caught fast in whatever horror his dreams were showing. Unsure what to do, Alexi shook his shoulder and Trent lashed out.

“NO!” Trent screamed.

A sharp fist crashed into his chest and Alexi’s knee winced as Trent’s foot found him. “Calm down,” Alexi said firmly, catching his mate in his arms, pulling him against his chest and then rolling on him. “Calm down, babe, calm down. It’s just a dream. Just a dream.”

Damp chocolate brown eyes looked up at him. “Alexi?”

Alexi’s first instinct was to joke, but he bit back his natural response of how many other six foot four vampires would be in your bed. Instead he softened his voice and gently stroked Trent’s curls from his face. “Yeah, babe, it’s me. Bad dream?” As though it wasn’t obvious.

“I’m sorry.  It…it happens sometimes. Ever since….”

“We don’t have to talk about it if you don’t want to.” In fact, Alexi would be happy not to talk at all right at that moment. Sure, he wanted to know his mate’s secrets, especially those causing him nightmares. But Trent’s body was warm and hard beneath him; his sweat tousled curls highlighted his razor thin features, and the trust and hope he saw in Trent’s eyes fired his libido like nothing else.

“I…I…I’m not sure…oh, stuff it.” Alexi didn’t know what Trent was trying to say but he didn’t get a chance to ask. Thin arms wrapped around his neck and he was pulled down, Trent’s lips clumsy and hard against his. Alexi moaned in spite of himself; more than happy to go along with whatever his mate had in mind.

End Excerpt

You can find the book on Amazon here .  Hope you enjoy it 🙂

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Cover Reveal – Don’t Bite, book #4 Stockton Wolves

It’s here, it’s here and you have NO idea how hard it was to keep this one under wraps.  I am proud to introduce Gabriel, one of Paul Henry Serres’s models and for me, the face of Alexi, Trent’s mate in Don’t Bite.  This man has attitude and I loved the picture before I’d even written the book.  He is the perfect Alexi 🙂

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Blurb

Trent Summers keeps a smile on his face, even though he feels like he’s dying inside. Since he was horribly knifed by a killer bear he’s had trouble with anxiety and panic attacks. Knowing most of his friends are shifters and immune to such things doesn’t help. Mace’s mating with Roan gives him some hope, but a mate of his own is just a pipe dream. In the meantime, he has to put aside his fears and help his friends find rogue vampires – not exactly a cure for stress.

Prince Alexi Vandermot is getting more than a little pissed off at his coven leader. There are rogue vampires in town and he’s ready to hunt them down. The problem is, his cousin keeps saying no. Things aren’t improved when the police come to call, bringing a consultant with them. Shifters are one thing, but Alexi is floored to find the consultant is his mate…human, scared and straight.

Claiming a mate is one thing; keeping him safe is another. When the rogues are found to have family ties to the coven and one of them fancies a bite out of Trent, the coven and the pack have to work together to make sure the body count doesn’t get any higher. When problems start to erupt inside of the coven as well, Alexi wonders if he’ll ever have any time to get to know his anxious mate.

Warning: This book is M/M, contains graphic content and coarse language. Trent suffers from panic attacks which some people might find a trigger and keep an eye on Kalel; he’s taken to stealing hats.

Amazon has given me the ASIN number, but it’s still going through the publishing phase so hopefully it will be up in a matter of hours.  But this should be the link for the preorder – the book will be released December 6th.  Don’t Bite.

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