Just a short post today. For those of you who follow me on FB or Twitter you will know that last week I had to have my beloved dog Scruffy put down. It was a gut-wrenching decision to make, however, his issues with brain bleeds and dementia were never going to get any better and the vet and I both decided it was the right thing to do. Consequently, I have been busy, but not busy if you can understand what I mean 🙂
The first thing I hope you all notice is I have FINALLY updated my pages on this blog. Not the picture gallery unfortunately, although I will get to that. But all the series pages have been updated along with five books I’ve released and didn’t realize weren’t on here. I have also updated the “What to Read” page with the new releases. My wonderful friend Phil Harrison (who also writes as Harrison Phillips) wrote a touching story about Scruffy joining the Cloverleah Pack after his death and gave me permission to share it. You can find that at the bottom of the Free Stories page.
On the writing front, I am about halfway through The Necromancer’s Smile, which was one of those books unrelated to any of my series that just wouldn’t leave me alone. I’ve also started Lasse’s story in the Gods Made Me Do It series – he’s waited a long time for his mate and I felt it was time to give him one.
Finally, a new book of mine came out on Amazon today, but it’s not really a new story. I am not sure how many of you remember I was part of an Anthology last year – SuMMer Heat which included stories from nine authors including me. Unfortunately, a few things didn’t work out with the Anthology and after some polite asking from the authors, it was taken down, allowing us to publish the stories ourselves. Mine – If You Can’t Stand the Heat featuring Wyatt and Stone – went up on Amazon yesterday. It is a short story from the Alpha and Omega universe. If you were a fan of that series, and you HAVEN’T bought the anthology it was in, it’s available now.
This has been a year so far for hard knocks – but thanks to all your lovely support, I get up every day and I keep going. Have a wonderful day, and thank you from the bottom of my heart 🙂
This story was PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED in the SuMMer Heat Anthology in August of last year (which is now out of publication). This is a re-edited and lightly added to version of the same story and nothing in the story line has changed. Please do not purchase if you already own a copy of the anthology, thank you.
Stone, an alpha wolf and tracker for the council, was on an unusual but easily completed job; all he had to do was pick up a runaway omega and return him to his home pack. It sounded simple enough when he took the assignment, but when Stone catches sight of Wyatt, living in a derelict cabin in the middle of nowhere, he knows his life is about to change.
Wyatt, omega wolf, has been on the run from a forced mating for three years; living hand to mouth, doing his best to raise his four-year-old sister, Maddie. Always watching over his shoulder, scared to interact with anyone, he has no idea how much his life will change when a stranger knocks on his door during a summer storm.
But Wyatt’s past isn’t about to let him go and when the council gets involved, Stone must do his best to protect the man who stole his heart and the sweet little girl who calls him Uncle. After all, if you can’t stand the heat….
This is a short standalone story in my Alpha and Omega universe. 21,700 words. References to intended rape (didn’t happen and is off page) may be a trigger for some. M/M true mates shifter story.
Available from Amazon now – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079RBN9QP