Genre: Paranormal Romance
Publisher: Kira Shayde
Date of Publication: June 10, 2017
Number of pages: 379
Word Count: 94,400
Cover Artist: Kira Shayde
Tagline: When evil follows, the brave can no longer run and hide.
Her mind is in another woman’s body…and the other woman is a werelion.
Nicole Abramson gains more than razor-sharp claws and a taste for raw meat. With a latent telekinetic talent, she’s a weapon to be used in a millennia-long war, but will she serve or resist? Fighting for her life, Nicole rails against the thief who stole her ordinary and safe life, even as she seeks comfort from the woman’s intended mate, the gorgeous Sander Evans.
Although drawn to her outspokenness, Sander keeps Nicole at bay while he defends his clan. Werelions and humans don’t mix, yet he can’t deny the passion igniting between them, particularly with her body in heat. But as the danger around them amplifies, they’ll need more than courage and strength to fight for their newfound attraction—and their lives.
Nicole slid her hand across smooth, slippery satin sheets. Odd. She never slept
on her stomach. Her eyes flew open. She didn’t own satin sheets.
footsteps gave her little warning.
can’t sleep all day,” a man chided in a deep voice she didn’t recognize.
tends to trigger fight or flight. Neither response was possible unless
hyperventilating was considered a form of fighting and bumping into the
headboard was a form of fleeing. Clutching the sheet to her chest, she rolled
over, and her gaze zeroed in on a man in his late twenties or early thirties.
Two words came to mind: blond and built.
He tilted his
head. His sandy-blond hair, burnished with highlights, draped across his face
as if he’d just prepped for a fashion shoot. Tight T-shirt and fitted jeans
outlined incredible male perfection. On any normal day, he’d make her thighs
But who was he?
Her focus darted
around the room—tall chest of drawers, Victorian-style chair, heavy
drapes—before returning to the man, who regarded her with a quizzical arch of
“New game of
yours?” he asked with a playful smile.
Yes, if by game,
he meant waking up in a stranger’s bedroom with no memory of how she’d gotten
there. She zipped through possible explanations. Went home with the guy after
too many drinks at a bar? Nope, she’d stayed home and binge-watched Netflix.
Rescued by a good Samaritan after an accident? Eh, that only happened in the
movies. Captured by a Greek god to be his sex slave? Sadly, probably not.
smile faded to a confused frown as he sat on the bed.
she closed her eyes, counted to three, and tentatively reopened them. Still
there. And this close, she couldn’t ignore his vibrant blue eyes, lush lashes,
or the slight crook in his nose that gave his otherwise perfect face a touch of
rugged masculinity. Not to mention the killer cheekbones.
About the Author:
As a paranormal romance writer, Kira Shayde explores somewhat atypical pairings and settings and can’t help adding a twinge of societal awareness to her works, but the focus is always on the developing romance, passion, and happy endings.
Kira enjoys studying love, sex, and relationships, and has a thing for shapeshifters, demons, mythological gods, and the fae. On a personal level, she is devoted to animal and ecological conservation…and devil’s food cake.