• Word Count: 68,181
  • Price: $6.99
  • Release Date: 04/18/2014
  • ISBN: 978-1-62798-742-4
  • ASIN: B00JS2N6Z2

Co-written with Mary Calmes

Vy Aleknos is the leader of a hawk shifter flock. Openly gay since he was a teen, Vy is proud and self-assured on the outside, while secretly worrying he'll be forced to spend his life alone because two males can't be mates. When bear shifter Robert Cimino appears in Vy's small town, Vy realizes his concerns were unfounded - he has a male mate, and a sexy, dominant one to boot.

Robert is a bear shifter who refuses to shift. Immediately attracted to Vy, he deviates from his normal pattern and seeks more than a one off with the powerful, bristly hawk. But Robert's affections are rooted in his human form, and when Vy discovers Robert doesn't recognize him as his mate, he pulls away. If Robert wants to stay with Vy, he must convince a man deeply ruled by his animal instincts to give their relationship as humans a chance.




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  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Price: $19.95
  • Release Date: 12/17/2014
  • ASIN: B00R535FDW
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  • Page Count: 220
  • Price: $14.99
  • Release Date: 04/18/2014
  • ISBN: 978-1-62798-741-7
  • ASIN: 162798741X


Full Excerpt


MRS. CHOI didn't bother looking up when I walked in the store again, even though the bells over the door jangled like mad. The shopkeeper, who had gone to school with my father, was purposely ignoring me. I couldn't very well blame her. I had been in and out a total of six times in the last seven, maybe nine, minutes.


Walking right by her, I strode quickly to the back of the store, which I had been in more than a thousand times in my life. It was the local hardware store, and being in construction - demolition - it was a place I frequented often. So it was crazy that I had flushed hot and cold within seconds and then had to grit my teeth through a surge of adrenaline only to feel an absolute sense of peace roll through...


Dani: I haven't read many shifter books. They don't appeal to me in theory. But this is Cardeno C. and Mary Calmes, so I was willing to put my baggage aside. And I'm so glad I did! This book was funny, just angsty enough to be interesting,...

My Fiction Nook

If you are a fan of either of these authors or of shifter stories this one is for you!

Prism Book Alliance

I love how the MC's jobs fit their personality. ...In their relationship, Vy wants to be taken care of and Robert wants to take care of Vy. ...I really enjoyed the dynamics between the different types of shifters and humans. I was really excited...

Books on Silver Wings

I ended up engrossed in the MC's and their story. It is a story full of love and emotion and strong characterizations. The sex is earth-movingly high on the sexual Richter Scale. Even if you are not a huge shifter lover there is a lot to like...

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