Siphon Collection



Two lions, each born to serve, rely on one another to survive.

Word Count: 56,233

Two lion shifters need one another to survive, but choose one another for love.

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

My FB Group's Recommendations



Jay: Sometimes a cute, sweet, and low-drama story with an unlikely pairing is the perfect way to spend the day. That’s exactly the sort of book Cardeno C.’s Not a Game is. Kim: The author has an engaging writing style that pulled me right in and made me fall in love with these characters. Oliver was a unique hero, and I could not help but feel for him....This book made me smile often and believe in the saying that "beauty is in the eye of the beholder."

Reviews by Tammy and Kim

I think that listening to this was a wonderful way to experience this story and it added to my enjoyment immensely.

The Blogger Girls

Cardeno C. takes a taboo subject and weaves it into a beautiful love story.  I truly enjoyed this book

Feisty Girls Book Blog

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, totally absorbing, and sweet as hell. … What I really enjoyed about the shifter theme here is that the culture of the hawk ket came alive without getting bogged down by heavy backstory (this is how you show not tell!). … The relationship between Vy and Robert is at once tender and smoldering. Vy loves how strong and possessive and almost feral Robert can get in bed, and so do I! The lovin' here was damn good, especially at the end, with the biting and the…(go read it for yourself if you want the nasty details). … I was smiling so hard at the end, I may have split a lip. This is just a happy book, with well-rounded secondary characters, some action, lots of snarky dialogue that had me laughing aloud, one uppity, slightly insecure hawk, and one hot hunk of a grizzly bear.Sandra: So, I've always said I'm not much for shifters….Big mistake, clearly, because holy crap, I breezed through this in no time at all, giggle-snorted and lawled and snickered at the high-strung bird who found his mate and the big ole Grizzly bear who loves him back. …Also, holy hot boysecks, Batman…What I really liked about this shifter book…

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