Every 20 years, the Shadow Pack arrives in the small desert community of Bleed City, Nevada. To honor the pact made 150 years ago with the werewolves, the town offers up their eldest daughters for the Choosing - a ceremony where the shifters pick their virgin brides.
National best-selling author Michele Bardsley has created a collection of short stories set in everybody's favorite parakind community: Broken Heart, Oklahoma.
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Lycan prince Darrius discovers his former fiancée, the once High Priestess of the Moon Goddess Order, did not die in the fire that claimed their werewolf village more than 70 years ago. Now that he knows the truth, nothing can stop him from finding Alaya, and he tracks her down to Broken Arrow, Oregon. What Darrius doesn't know is that Alaya made a bargain with Nemesis to save his life. The price? His love.
"Christmas Eve": It's Christmas Eve, and Eve is ready to give her boyfriend her heart along with her presents. And Steven has a surprise for her, too - you see, he's not exactly mortal. Or alive.
When Aphrodite gets the "love tingle" for Adam Redmont and Victoria Hunton, she's determined to get these two lovebirds together. Adam and Torie are in fierce competition for the same business opportunities in Broken Arrow, so Aphrodite does a little goddess magic (AKA manipulation) to send the two stubborn lovers to sending them to her newest brilliant venture: a sex club she opened in the barn of an old apple farm.
Wealthy, virgin heiress Marissa Vanderson hires a reluctant prince charming, bartender Dane Sinclair, to help her live a whole lifetime in one short week. After that, her freedom will once again be limited by her overly protective parents, who seem to forget that she's an actual, legal grown-up. It's really just too bad that the yummy bartender is not interested in starred in item No. 12: a one-night stand.
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When Claire Williams is talked into one last favor for her ex-boss, magazine publisher Lucius Devereaux, she never imagines she'll end up at a BDSM resort. Worse, she accidentally stumbles into a slave auction - and finds herself sold to a mysterious, masked Dom who promises to show her passion beyond her wildest desires.