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Author: Kerry Adrienne

USA Today bestselling author Kerry Adrienne loves history, science, music and art. She’s a mom to three daughters, many cats, and various other small animals. She loves live music and traveling most anywhere. In addition to being an author, she’s a college instructor, artist, costumer, bad guitar player, and editor.

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Taming the Lion - Shifter Wars Book 3

Taming the Lion
  • Number: B01LLPI3V0
  • Release: 2017-08-01
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Carina Press
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Pack bonds are tested in the Shifter Wars as the lion heir must choose between his legacy and his mate 

For Marco, heir to the lions' throne, seizing control of the Cave of Whispers from the bear clan is more than just a quest—it's fulfilling the legacy of his breed. But the latest crusade has left Marco gravely wounded in enemy territory and in the hands of Alicia, healer for the bears. An irresistibly sensuous adversary, Alicia presents a serious problem. She carries the scent of a mate. 

Drawn to this dominant master of his den, Alicia knows her allegiance has been compromised. His brooding sexuality is testing her defenses, but falling in love with Marco means falling in league with a rival shifter. And turning her back on the bears in a time of war is a lethal move. 

Two breeds united by destiny could inspire a peaceful new future for their opposing clans—or ignite the fiercest battle yet and destroy all of Deep Creek forever. 

This book is approximately 61,000 words


Mated: A Paranormal Romance Shifter Anthology

Mated: A Paranormal Romance Shifter Anthology
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B01ND1KHK1
  • Release: 2017-05-01
  • Authors: Kerry Adrienne, Shari Mikels, Sionna Fox
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Carina Press
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One anthology. Three wolf shifter romances. Don't miss this collection of stories from USA TODAY bestselling author Kerry Adrienne, Sionna Fox and Shari Mikels  

A woman born blind and without the ability to shift yearns to seek her own fate away from her watchful, devoted wolf pack. Vulnerable and stuck in human form, she's alone and at risk when she's rescued by the bear shifter who is her destiny. 

An accident forces a man to change the best friend he's loved for years…or leave her for dead. There's no reason to hide his true self anymore—but can she ever forgive him? 

And a pack alpha finds that rescuing his fated mate from a violent confrontation with two wolf shifters is easy. Helping her move from fear to acceptance of the animals—and him—is a challenge.

This anthology includes: 

Saving His Wolf by Kerry Adrienne 

Wolf Summer by Sionna Fox 

Drawn to the Wolves by Shari Mikels 

Stories also available for purchase separately.  

This book is approximately 86,000 words


Saving His Wolf - Shifter Wars

Saving His Wolf
  • Number: 9781488078583
  • Release: 2017-05-01
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Carina Press
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From USA TODAY bestselling author Kerry Adrienne comes a riveting novella perfect for fans of the Shifter Wars series 

Olivia, born blind and without the ability to shift, yearns to seek her own fate away from her watchful and devoted wolf pack. Vulnerable and stuck in human form, she's alone and at risk in the forest's brutal winter when she's rescued by a park ranger and taken to his cabin in Deep Creek. By the warmth of a crackling fire, she's comforted by his presence. But it's his rugged scent that stirs something in her she's never felt before. 

Bear shifter Powell sensed the instant he held her that Olivia was his mate. He also knew she had the untapped powers to discover her true shifting nature—if only he could convince her to trust in him, and to believe in herself. Now the one thing that stands to threaten their healing mating hunger is Olivia's distrusting and vigilant pack. A pack prepared to do anything to get her back. 

But there is no danger as strong, no desire so liberating as what Powell is bringing out in her—because Olivia can finally see where her destiny lies. 

 

This book is approximately 30,000 words 

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Pursuing the Bear - Shifter Wars, #2

Pursuing the Bear
  • Stars
  • Number: B01HXTXGP6
  • Release: 2016-11-01
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Carina Press
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The Shifter Wars heat up when a woman investigates the mysteries surrounding a fierce breed of man and exposes more than just secrets 

Bear shifters exist. Professor Bria Lane has known this since she was a child. Now she's returned to the forests of Deep Creek to prove it to the world. She has no idea how close she is to that proof in ruggedly sexy park ranger Derek Poole. Intimately close. But uncovering Derek's wild side comes with a shattering price. 

Like a magnet meeting metal, Derek is drawn to Bria. His destiny. His mate. So beautiful and so vulnerable. So dangerous, too: an encroachment of lions, vengeful and vicious, is closing in and they're ready for war. Now is not the time to be distracted like a lovesick cub. 

If Bria reveals the truth of the Deep Creek shifters to the world, she'll bring out the worst of both sides. But Derek can't hide his secrets from the love of his life forever. He knows they're playing with fire--and that when passion runs this hot, this reckless, someone's bound to get burned.


Waking the Bear - Shifter Wars, #1

Waking the Bear
  • Stars
  • Number: B01EF4JNAY
  • Release: 2016-08-01
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Carina Press
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Sexy shifter passion is awakened when two unlikely lovers are challenged by secrets, danger and an unstoppable need to claim one's mate…

For human Amy Francis, the secluded cabin in Deep Creek is the haven she needs to map out a fresh new start. She never expected her heart to be reawakened by a distraction like Griff Martin, commanding yet gentle, too ferociously sensual to ignore. It's clear that patrolling the forest is more than a job to Griff—it's a means of survival. But what Amy doesn't realize is she's reawakened the beast within him.

Griff's dormant hunger is stirred by this intoxicating woman…and threatened by the secret she must never learn. Duty-bound to defend his bear clan against an avenging pride of lion shifters, Griff's entire world is upended when he meets Amy. His animal need to claim his mate has taken hold, but that very desire could seal her fate as an unwitting pawn in battle.

Now, as a shifter war looms, Griff must decide between letting Amy go or following his most carnal instincts. To have her would change his life…but risk everything he knows and was born to protect.

Book one of the Shifter Wars series

Previously published, newly revised by author

This book is approximately 75,000 words


Storm Damaged

Storm Damaged
  • Number: 9781682520444
  • Release: 2016-01-22
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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In a world where humans don’t know mermaids exist, Mari leaves her home in the ocean to escape her mother, her betrothed, and her tribe’s expectations in order to make a go of independence on land. Chase, former Navy diver and self-appointed curmudgeon-who-isn’t-worthy-of-love, lost his brother in a freak diving accident and now fears the ocean he once loved.

Mari’s a mermaid with a plan. She has to get the sexy bartender, Chase, to remain on the island so she can get him into her bed. Trouble is, he’s afraid of the water and there’s a hurricane coming. But with Mari's betrothed on the rampage over a centuries-old vendetta, the storm isn't the worst thing they'll have to face.


The Wolf and the Butterfly - Black Hills Wolves, #19

The Wolf and the Butterfly
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00X8SD4NG
  • Release: 2015-05-15
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
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Nika, the pack’s newest scout, wants nothing more than to please his Alpha. When he discovers a beautiful, and very sick, stranger in the woods outside Los Lobos, he finds himself torn between his duty and his hormones. The stranger carries a deadly wolf virus—one that hasn’t been seen in the Black Hills in ages.

Kimi, a Lakota Sioux, is dying. She’s transported herself forward in time, hoping to find the cure to the illness that’s stricken her tribe. Her only chance for survival is to trust Nika, even if she’s not used to having help.

To find the cure and save the pack, Nika and Kimi must travel to a time long ago—before the Lakota populated the Black Hills—a time filled with dangers neither can imagine. Their growing attraction may save them, or kill them both.


Unconditional Surrender

Unconditional Surrender
  • Stars
  • Number: B00MQIJXRU
  • Release: Out of Distribution
  • Authors: EM Lynley, Brit Blaise, L.A. Witt, Lucy Felthouse, Sasha Devlin, Cassandra Carr, Kerry Adrienne, Lia Davis, Keira Andrews, Rhi Etzweiler, Annabeth Albert, Amelia C. Gormley
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Cat Grant Books
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There's nothing like a man in uniform, and thirteen of today's hottest gay romance authors are celebrating military heroes and the men brave enough to love them.

Kerry Adrienne – Cruise Control, Annabeth Albert – Resilient Heart, Keira Andrews – Arctic Fire, Brit Blaise – Storm Out, Cassandra Carr – Civilian Master, Lia Davis – His Guarded Heart, Sasha Devlin – Hometown Hero, Rhi Etzweiler – Blood & Peyote, Lucy Felthouse – Desert Heat, Amelia C. Gormley – The Houseboy: Initiation, Cat Grant – The Only One Who Cares, EM Lynley – Irresistible Forces, L.A. Witt – Flight Risk


Sculptor's Desire - Gallant Gentlemen's Guild #2

Sculptor's Desire
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00MNHHUU6
  • Release: 2014-08-27
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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Rocco Lazzaro is on a mission to find the perfect male body to sculpt. His inability to find "the one" has affected his creativity and he's frustrated by his failure. With a Guild charity auction coming up, he's expected to provide high-quality sculptures, but the pieces he creates feel soulless.

When Devin, a yoga instructor, approaches him and offers to help, Rocco can't quit thinking about the red-hot ginger. Devin's New Age beliefs push Rocco away--he can't deal with reality, much less mysticism.

But Devin is persistent. He knows he's supposed to help Rocco find his muse--and he'll stop at nothing to show him that the line between art and skin is very thin and a true muse can provide inspiration in many ways.

Inside Scoop: This story contains hot, sexy artistic scenes of M/M interaction as our sculptor goes hands-on in more ways than one.

A Romantica® gay erotic romance from Ellora's Cave

Stands Alone: Yes


Artist's Touch - Gallant Gentlemen's Guild #1

Artist's Touch
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781419947629
  • Release: 2014-02-26
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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Every starlet wants master painter Kenon Alavi to do her portrait…and more. But Kenon prefers firm to soft and sates his desires with the boyfriends of the women he paints, enjoying the diversity of many lovers but shunning any attachments.

Wallace Harte’s English degree isn’t helping him find a job and working at a bar is the closest he’s gotten to being the Second Coming of Faulkner. Something’s gotta give soon or he’ll be out on the street.

Kenon zeroes in on the bartender at an art exhibition, intending to add him to his long list of conquests, but Wally bolts, initiating a heated game of cat and mouse. Kenon delights in the game until he discovers what Wally is writing. Feeling betrayed, Kenon swears off all entanglements until he reads Wally’s story and discovers true love is sometimes between the pages and not the sheets.

Inside Scoop: This book contains hot, sexy scenes of M/M interaction of an artistic nature. Who knew having your portrait painted could be so hot?

A Romantica® gay erotic romance from Ellora’s Cave


Beautiful One

Beautiful One
  • Number: 9781419947049
  • Release: 2013-10-11
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Rom: Historical, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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Kallistos, a shy playwright, has been chosen to compete at the Great Dionysia festival in Athens. His plays are strong, but he faces Sophocles, the man who has won almost every contest. Kallistos, the beautiful one, has eschewed intimacy—yet the dark Alexios pierces his armor with philosophies he’s never considered, and he falls hard.

Alexios, a shepherd, aspires to be an actor in Athens. His trip plunges him into a plot of deceit and lies when Sophocles hires him to sabotage his competition. Sophocles promises money and a part on stage—but challenges Alexios’ beliefs and honor.

Though uncomfortable with the lies, Alexios woos Kallistos, finding himself deeply drawn to the man. As the performances near, Alexios must decide which he wants more—his lover, or his lifelong dream of fame and a career. While Kallistos faces issues of trust and forgiveness, and must ponder where life is truly lived—on stage or in reality.

Inside Scoop: This book contains hot, sexy scenes of M/M interaction in a public bathhouse and in private. Come on in, the water’s fine.

A Romantica® historical gay erotic romance from Ellora’s Cave


Pharaoh, Mine - A 1 Night Stand Story / All Mine Series - Book Three

Pharaoh, Mine
  • Number: B009LBOE6A
  • Release: 2012-10-03
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
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Kathryn Adams is a veterinarian with a cause—she risks her financial security to help local cat rescue groups. When a stray cat, black with one green eye and one blue, meows at her door one night, Kathryn’s view of rescues changes quickly.

In Ancient Egypt, the throne is passed to the firstborn son, and when the sun rises over his father’s fresh tomb, Seti will claim his crown. He doesn’t want to rule, but the only other option is death, and his half-brother is happy to oblige.

Seti and Kathryn each need fulfillment in their lives. Through the help of Madame Eve and an ancient Egyptian goddess, they find peace in each other’s arms for one night. At dawn, Bast will return to ferry them back to their responsibilities unless they can rescue each other. (11k)


Druid, Mine - 1 Night Stand Series

Druid, Mine
  • Stars
  • Number: B008C8T6BG
  • Release: 2012-06-16
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Rom: Historical, * SF: Fantasy, 1 Night Stand Series
  • Publisher: Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
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Anya’s wish for a normal date—away from the old man she is caretaker for—comes true in unexpected ways when she finds herself whisked to an ancient Irish stone circle on solstice eve.

Carrick’s decision to follow the path to become an Ovate druid has not come lightly, and he plans to spend the solstice eve in meditation unless fairies or evil spirits disrupt the circle. When a feisty girl walks right up to the fire, more than sparks fly.

They each seek healing and a connection, but the darkness of summer is short, and once the solstice sun breaks through the circle at dawn, the magic of the night will be over. Even Madame Eve can’t stop the day from rising. Heat level: 4

Word count – 13k


Senator, Mine - 1 Night Stand Series / All Mine – Book One

Senator, Mine
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B007RHGG1Q
  • Release: 2012-04-03
  • Author: Kerry Adrienne
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Rom: Historical, 1 Night Stand Series
  • Publisher: Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
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Eleanor’s romantic tour of Italy shatters when her long-time boyfriend dumps her in Pompeii. Hoping an evening with a handsome Roman might save her trip, she contacts Madame Eve at 1Night Stand, then goes out to explore, buying a small golden signet in a mysterious antiquities shop near the Forum.

Darius, a hard-working Senator in Ancient Rome, is puzzled by the Sibyl’s words: You will not find love in your lifetime. Following her directions, he spots Eleanor, a barbarian wearing his stolen senator’s ring.

A night spent together may be just what they both need to break down the columns of time that stand between them.