Mates Collection

In Your Eyes

In Your Eyes

Two very different men with a tumultuous history must overcome challenges from all sides and see past their society's rules to realize they are destined for one another.

Word Count: 60,875

To Touch You

To Touch You

“His name is Salvatore Rossi. He’s a vampire. And he’s my true mate.”

Word Count: 66,181

Until Forever Comes

Until Forever Comes

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.

Word Count: 60,702

Wake Me Up Inside

Wake Me Up Inside

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.

Word Count: 74,755

Destined for each other, true mates find love despite the odds.

These books are linked by theme or world. They are independent and can be read in any order.

My FB Group's Recommendations



I liked the way in which the author brought these two men together. ... Their strengths and weaknesses counter each other nicely, and I love the chemistry that exists between them. The author knows how to bring this chemistry alive and they heat up the pages of this story. ... I loved all the little twists and turns the author takes the readers on during the course of this story. Until Forever Comes definitely landed on my keeper shelf, and is one book I know I will be re-reading again in the future.

Top 2 Bottom Reviews

Cardeno C. has become my go-to author when I want to read a sexy, beautiful m/m story that I know will be filled with heart, well-written characters and tons of emotion. ...This is a hot, sweet and gorgeous story that I absolutely loved from beginning to end. ....These two have some SCORCHING hot sex scenes together and I absolutely loved watching Jase's love for Abe slowly unfold throughout the story. ...These two really made a family together, and that is the real heart of this story. Treat yourself to a fantastic, beautifully written and sexy story and read The Half of Us. You will love it!

The Book Bellas

Cardeno C and Mary Calmes are both amazing authors and combined they have written and story that is sensual and yet gritty. There is something to be said for a story that is not predictable and these characters are definitely anything but easy to figure out. The story itself is not the usual fare and it is great to read about characters that don't just fall into an easy relationship. The fact that they each have to learn about themselves on their way to learning about the other person made for a story that seems so much more realistic. This was without question a story that was crafted by two amazingly talented authors in a way that is not the average story.

Sensual Reads

Some of the basic plot of true mates was tried and true but the author put such a unique spin on different aspects that he/she made this story really stand out. If you enjoy shifter stories and/or stories about people fated to be together I highly recommend this book.

Night Owl Reviews

This story is part of a series and can be read in any order. This is a brilliant story that tells us the tale of Miguel and Ethan who we met briefly in Wake Me Up Inside. ... Miguel and Ethan are wonderful characters, Ethan with his simple needs and plain words and Miguel with his badass attitude and need to protect Ethan. I can't tell you how much I adored Ethan and his easy attitude, his willingness to forgive others and how he wraps Miguel around his little finger without even trying. I loved Miguel's take no crap attitude and how, when he accepted his feelings for Ethan, he would do anything for him even when it goes against what he wants to do. I loved the easy storyline that has just a smidge of danger and the sex is hot and they are made for each other in every way, it just warms you up seeing them together. The storyline is great and we learn a lot more about the world the paranormals live in, when they were even further removed from humanity and when the animosity between vampires and shifters was high. This story is an easy read with just a touch of danger from jealous vampires, Ethan and Miguel are this story, their coming together, being perfect for each other and providing just what the other needs, both of them helping to save the pack even when they turn their back on Ethan and the discovery…

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