Mates (Cardeno)

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 510 ratings

Wake Me Up Inside Publisher's Summary

A powerful Alpha wolf shifter and a strong-willed human overcome traditions ingrained over generations and uncover long-buried secrets to fulfill their destiny as true mates.

Regarded as the strongest wolf shifter in generations, Alpha Zev Hassick is surprised and confused by his attraction to his best friend. His very human, very male best friend. A male shifter has to mate with a female shifter to keep his humanity, so shifters can't be gay. Yet, everything inside Zev tells him Jonah is his true mate.

Maintaining a relationship with the man he has loved since childhood isn't easy for Jonah Marvel, but he won't let distance or Zev's odd family get in their way. When unexplained ailments begin to plague Jonah, he needs to save his own life and sanity in order to have a future with Zev.

Zev and Jonah know they're destined for each other, but they must overcome traditions ingrained over generations and long-buried secrets to fulfill their destiny.

Word count: 74,755

©2012 Cardeno C. (P)2017 Cardeno C.
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  • Book 1

    • Wake Me Up Inside

    • Mates Collection, Book 1
    • By: Cardeno C.
    • Narrated by: Charlie David
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    Regarded as the strongest wolf shifter in generations, Alpha Zev Hassick is surprised and confused by his attraction to his best friend. His very human, very male best friend. A male shifter has to mate with a female shifter to keep his humanity, so shifters can't be gay. Yet, everything inside Zev tells him Jonah is his true mate. Zev and Jonah know they're destined for each other, but they must overcome traditions ingrained over generations and long-buried secrets to fulfill their destiny.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Friends to Lovers (and Mates!)

    • By Belen on 05-29-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Until Forever Comes

    • Mates Collection
    • By: Cardeno C.
    • Narrated by: Charlie David
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    A sensitive wolf shifter and a vicious vampire challenge history, greed, and the very fabric of their beings in order to stay together until forever comes. Plagued by pain and weakness all his life, Ethan Abbatt is a wolf shifter who can't shift. Hoping to find an honorable death by joining his packmates in a vampire attack, Ethan instead learns two things: draining his blood releases his pain and his wolf, and he has a true mate: a vampire named Miguel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED IT!

    • By Belen on 09-29-15

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • In Your Eyes

    • Mates Collection
    • By: Cardeno C.
    • Narrated by: Charlie David
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160

    When Samuel meets Korban Keller, the son of a neighboring pack's alpha, he reacts with emotion instead of intellect for the first time in his life. Resenting the other shifter for throwing him off-balance, Samuel first tries to intimidate Korban and then desperately avoids him. What he can't do is forget Korban's warm eyes, easy smile, and happy personality.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • So much potential...

    • By HB on 11-02-15

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    • To Touch You

    • Mates Collection, Book 4
    • By: Cardeno C.
    • Narrated by: Charlie David
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    By not relying on anyone except himself, Salvatore Rossi escaped a dead-end existence and reached the height of corporate success. But just when he has everything he always wanted, fate throws Salvatore a challenge he can’t solve alone, and a young wolf-shifter comes to his rescue. Since childhood, Yoram Smith’s family was certain he would grow to become alpha and save their beloved pack from its slow demise.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • i love this series

    • By Keith b miller on 11-20-17

    Regular price: $19.95