Wake Me Up Inside

Wake Me Up Inside
  • 2nd Edition
  • Word Count: 74,755
  • Price: $4.99
  • Release Date: 07/15/2015
  • ISBN: 978-1-942184-10-2
  • ASIN: B0137I04VQ

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.

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Wake Me Up Inside Print
  • 2nd Edition
  • Page Count: 324
  • Price: $13.99
  • Release Date: 01/13/2016
  • ISBN: 978-1-942184-37-9
  • ASIN: 1942184379

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Prologue

“I don’t disagree with you, Mother. Clarissa is a very beautiful woman. But I’m not going to date her.”

Zev didn’t bother trying to hide the frustration in his voice. Honestly, how many times would he have to tell his family that he wasn’t interested in their setups? Exhaustion beating at him, he leaned against the back of the leather couch and rubbed his palms over his eyes. Sleep rarely came to him, and when it did, he remained partially alert, terrified of losing his humanity while he was unconscious. He was barely hanging on as it was; this intervention was the last thing he needed.

Grandma Mae’s voice broke into his thoughts. Her frustration with Zev had reached such a high level that she willingly questioned him,...

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I really loved this story. It spans several decades and the unfolding of Zev and Jonah's maturity is a great read. When they finally reach their HEA, I got the full blast of a romantic fulfillment that made the heart thrum.

Multitasking Momma

This was my first book by C. Cardeno and I absolutely loved it. It is definitely one of the best shifter books I have had the opportunity to read. 

Rainbow Gold Reviews

This was a beautiful love story full of lust, angst and sexiness with hot mix of intrigue. It made me anxious, it made me tear up and it definitely made me HOT as heck! Cardeno's writing was just smooth and beautiful one of he best telling of...

Jmoswisdom

This is the first book in the Mates series and is a fun one I like to re-read. Zev is the son of a pack alpha and is supposed to mate with a female wolf. Only, he's finding himself more and more attracted to his best human friend, Jonah. And...

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