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  • 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

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Vy

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.

Crap.

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...

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Mary Calmes and Cardeno C. are definitely both wonderful authors individually. I didn't know what would happen when they teamed up because they do have very different writing styles. In my opinion, they did a wonderful job of getting the story...

The Novel Approach Reviews

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

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...

On Top Down Under Book Reviews

This is an incredible story of two shifters coming together from different angles, one from shifter mating and the other from human attraction, and working out their differences to become a couple where love shines through. ...This was a...

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