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Author: Kristen Strassel

Bad decisions make for the best stories…and hopefully, lead to a little love where we least expect it.

My writing career started one Fourth of July after a night full of hair metal and too many blueberry drinks. I had a dream about a girl trying to find her way in Las Vegas that was so vivid, I moved there so I could write her story. Later, I realized that Showgirls was probably on in the background when I’d fallen asleep that night, but Because the Night was born.

I love mythical creatures like shifters, vampires, and musicians. Now back in the Boston area, I work as a makeup artist for film and television. When I’m not working, I’m watching football, trying to make my house look like a Pinterest board, or planning my next adventure.

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Playing to Win - The Real Werewives of Alaska Book 6

Playing to Win
  • Number: B07DS33YFT
  • Release: 2018-08-30
  • Author: Kristen Strassel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Kristen Strassel
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A Reverse Harem Romance

The Alaska Bloodhounds are the newest team in the Continental Football Association. These wild shifters are rough and ready for the season.

They only need one thing: women.

Do you have what it takes to be a Real Werewife?

In this episode—

Three bears are better than one.

Shauna—if that’s her real name—is on the run. She’s hiding in plain sight on the set of the reality show The Real Werewives of Alaska. If all goes according to plan, she’ll never get her own episode.

But that’s why she’s here. Things never go according to plan.

Steele, Corey, and Troy are bear shifters, and the offensive line that’s led the Alaska Bloodhounds to the Championship game in their first season. To protect the offense, they must work together and trust each other implicitly. But when a feisty Werewife challenges them in strip poker, they’re suddenly playing a game with no rules.

All of them have chosen Shauna as their mate. And they get two dates each to seal the deal.

For Shauna, forever is out of the question.

But when trouble follows her to Holiday Falls, can her three bears convince her to stop running?

Playing to Win is a sexy sports shifter romance with one human lady and three smokin’ hot bear shifters who will do anything to claim their mate. Even if it means they have to share. It can be read as a standalone story, but like with any reality show, binging is best.


Wildcat - The Real Werewives of Alaska Book 5

Wildcat
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  • Number: B07DGPY8QF
  • Release: 2018-06-21
  • Author: Kristen Strassel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: Sports
  • Publisher: Kristen Strassel
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A Shifter Sports Romance

The Alaska Bloodhounds are the newest team in the Continental Football Association. These wild shifters are rough and ready for the season.

They only need one thing: women.

Do you have what it takes to be a Real Werewife?

In this episode--

Romance author Molly Clarke has a huge problem on her hands. After her latest relationship came to an unexpected and disastrous end, she doesn’t believe in love anymore. It’s put a damper on her dating life and has her career in a chokehold. Answering the open call for The Real Werewives of Alaska is just the thing she needs to spark inspiration for her next book.

But she’s skeptical she’ll find a forever mate for herself.

Lynx shifter Graham Chase is not a pack animal. After years of looking out for himself, this wide receiver’s getting his first taste of success with the Alaska Bloodhounds. But he has a reputation with the Werewives as a major player. And he’ll be kicked off the show soon if he doesn’t start taking finding a forever mate seriously.

When Molly approaches Graham at a party, he’s ready to up his game. And when he picks up one of her books, he knows she’s his mate.

Can this player convince the romance author that happily ever after doesn’t only happen in her books?

These sports shifter romances can be read as standalones—but like with any reality show, they’re best when binged!


Catching the Vixen - The Real Werewives of Alaska Book 4

Catching the Vixen
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  • Number: B07BK36KRY
  • Release: 2018-03-18
  • Author: Kristen Strassel
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books, * Romance: Sports, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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The Alaska Bloodhounds are the newest team in the Continental Football Association. These wild shifters are rough and ready for the season.

They only need one thing: women.

Do you have what it takes to be a Real Werewife?

In this episode–

Fiona Fox crashed a Real Werewife auction, but instead of getting hauled out in handcuffs, she got offered a contract to be on the show. She was in it for the adventure, not the commitment, so when her wild scheme to create a dramatic episode with Tyler Jones takes an unexpected turn, Fiona’s plans for drama and fame become more real than reality TV.

Tyler Jones is an alpha with an image problem. He’s playing backup QB to Fiona’s dad, who’s threatened to skin him alive if he lays a hand on his daughter. And worse, his Pride back home is getting impatient, waiting for him to take a lioness as his mate and rebuild their village. But Fiona Fox has captured his heart, and his Pride won’t take kindly to the red-headed vixen. If Tyler can convince Fiona he’s playing for keeps, then he’ll have to persuade his Pride to accept a creature of prey as his true mate.


Silver Fox - The Real Werewives of Alaska Book 3

Silver Fox
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  • Number: B078T83GT3
  • Release: 2018-02-06
  • Author: Kristen Strassel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Bad Alpha Dads

The Alaska Bloodhounds are the newest team in the Continental Football Association. These wild shifters are rough and ready for the season.

They only need one thing: women.

Do you have what it takes to be a Real Werewife?

In this episode--

Landon Fox dedicated his life to football, a dream that was once bigger than anything else—including his daughter. With his football career nearing its end, and the Real Werewives breathing down his back, he realizes that chasing his career has led him to a dead end. And when chaos erupts during a Werewife event, and a figure from Landon’s past emerges from the shadows, he can no longer run from his past.

Jenna came to Alaska on a mission—to reconnect her wild child daughter with her father, Landon Fox. Love is the last thing on the mind of this Real Werewife. But when Landon unknowingly bids on her for a sexy date, the dinner she cooks for him isn’t the only thing heating up the cold Alaska night.

Like Landon, Jenna chased her dreams, but never realized the thing they always needed most was each other.  She’s ready to take another chance on the man she left behind—that is, if he’s ready to be a part of something bigger than football—his family.


Running Wild - The Real Werewives of Alaska Book 1

Running Wild
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  • Number: B076G32HLL
  • Release: 2017-11-14
  • Author: Kristen Strassel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Romance: Sports, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Kristen Strassel
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The Alaska Bloodhounds are the newest team in the Continental Football Association. These wild shifters are rough and ready for the season.

They only need one thing: women.

Do you have what it takes to be a Real Werewife?

In this episode--

Sebastian Connall spent the last seven years running—from his twin brother, who kicked him out of his pack, from his wolf, and toward his chance to play football at the professional level. He thought his chance at having a destined mate disappeared when he lost his pack until a quirky travel blogger awakens his wolf.

Naomi Hart has her own agenda, and it’s not hooking up with a football player on a reality show. An all-expenses-paid trip to Alaska is a golden opportunity for her travel blog. But when a smokin’ hot werewolf with amber eyes and a chequered past approaches her at the Real Werewife party, she’ll reconsider her commitment-phobe ways.

Love is the one game Sebastian doesn't know how to play. And his brother won't play by pack rules. He already gave Sebastian one chance to leave Alaska alive. But this time, win or lose, Sebastian is done running.


Because the Night - The Night Songs Collection Book 1

Because the Night
  • Number: B06XWDF56C
  • Release: 2017-03-26
  • Author: Kristen Strassel
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Sex, blood, and rock n’ roll.

Immortal Dilemma is the hottest show on the Las Vegas Strip, and Tristan Trevosier is their biggest star. But to me, he’s the guy who broke my heart and then showed up on stage claiming to be a vampire.

Now I fear it might be true.

The true darkness of Tristan’s world terrifies me, but when I end up chasing after a vampire, dating his enemy, and getting hunted by his creator, I realize the only person who will get me into trouble—is me.

Note from Kristen:

THIS ISN’T AIN’T A LOVE SONG…

Because the Night has undergone a total revamp! The original story was published in 2014. This reedited version still contains all Callie’s bad decisions. They make for the best stories, after all.

Approximately 80K of sexy urban fantasy intended for adults only. Buckle your seatbelt and enjoy the ride!


Because the Night - The Night Songs Collection #1

Because the Night
  • Number: B00GFCRJRO
  • Release: 2013-11-03
  • Author: Kristen Strassel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Foreword Literary
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Sex, Blood And Rock n' Roll

Immortal Dilemma is the hottest band in the Las Vegas vampire rock scene. They draw insatiable fans from around the globe, thanks to a supernatural attraction called Bloodlust. Tristan craved such an opportunity to fill his empty mortal life, and now he has eternity to earn his place along the legends of rock n roll debauchery.

Callie always feared that Tristan’s excesses would get him into trouble, but she never thought they’d lead him to immortality. To reconnect with him, she must weave her way through a world not only she had no idea existed, but does not welcome her.

Blade turned down a spot in Immortal Dilemma after learning what he must sacrifice for that lifestyle. He finds Callie a refreshing change from the girls in the vampire rock scene. When Callie drags Blade back into the world of Immortal Dilemma, his resistance drives her into the waiting arms of Tristan, who shows her the true meaning of Bloodlust.

But the very things that Callie fights so hard to save are the very things that fight to destroy her.


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