Author: Shyla Colt

Shyla Colt is a Sound and Lighting Engineer turned Stay-At-Home Mom with two main passions, music and the written word. Her stories are a blend of the paranormal laced with humor, passion, and a “je ne se qua” that she’d like to call all her own.

Married to her marine, she currently resides in sunny California where she allows her characters to tell her their stories while feeding her music addiction and raising her wild child. She credits John Hughes, Marvel comics, punk music and the first paranormal romance novel she picked up at thirteen for creating the unique muse that drives her.

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Final Ride - Lords of Mayhem, #4

Final Ride
  • Number: B01HN1B1LA
  • Release: 2016-07-01
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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Hilary writes romantic suspense novels for a living, but she never expected to end up living one. Through research and interviews, she’s compiled enough information to topple a dangerous and powerful group of men. An attempt on her life compels her to turn to the Lords of Mayhem for protective custody under the wing of the club’s Vice President Hawk Bearpaw. Against her better judgment, she finds herself falling for the club’s culture and the man tasked with her protection.

Hawk curses his luck when he’s saddled with the sassy, outspoken bombshell. But his mind quickly changes when he kisses her into silence. The sex is insanely good, but he can’t forget she’s from a different world. He knows she’ll return to her world once the danger has passed. He just needs to make sure she doesn’t take his heart with her.

Reader Advisory: This story has graphic sexual language and scenes—no closed bedroom doors (or other rooms) here!

An adult contemporary romance from Ellora’s Cave.


The Sutherlands - One Family Saga: 11 Sexy Stories

The Sutherlands
  • Number: B019EIBMPA
  • Release: 2016-03-15
  • Authors: Kelly Jamieson, Naima Simone, Avril Ashton, Avery Flynn, Shyla Colt, Julie Particka, Robin Covington, Terri Osburn, Abby Niles, Alison Bliss, Joya Ryan
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Avery Flynn
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This is a set of brand-new contemporary romances for only 99 cents! Twenty percent of the royalties earned will go to the Reach Out and Read charity.

Meet the Sutherlands, a Texas oil family that doesn't break the rules...they make their own.

This is a box set of sizzling hot, never before published full-length novels and novellas about the Sutherland family alpha heroes and kickass heroines that are sure to melt your e-reader and help you find your next book boyfriend.


One Wild Ride - Lords of Mayhem

One Wild Ride
  • Number: B00XWOCAOK
  • Release: 2015-06-05
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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A sequel to Biker’s Librarian. (While this book can be read as a standalone, your enjoyment will be enhanced by reading Biker’s Librarian first.)

As secretary of the Lords of Mayhem, Moose cherishes his freedom. But when his best friend gets engaged and he takes on the role of best man, chemistry explodes between him and Joey, the maid of honor. He’s torn between his need to roam and her hot, sweet love. The choice becomes even harder when unexpected complications arise.

As the daughter of a reformed motorcycle club whore, Joey has always been fascinated by the lifestyle and wondered about her absent father. When the sparks fly between her and Moose, she finds herself drawn deeper into the world that nearly destroyed her mother. As Joey struggles to find her place in Mayhem and Moose’s heart, the past comes to call and threatens to destroy it all.

Reader Advisory: This story has graphic sexual language and scenes—no closed bedroom doors (or other rooms) here!

A Romantica® contemporary erotic romance from Ellora’s Cave


Biker's Librarian - Lords of Mayhem, Book 1

Biker's Librarian
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  • Number: B00SHTPSF8
  • Release: 2015-01-23
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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Good girl. Bookworm. Wallflower. Juliette’s been called all of them, and never protested. But every now and then she wants to be daring and adventurous and sexy. A night out with the girls presents just the opportunity Juliette’s been looking for.

Undeniably sexy, Shooter hits all of Juliette’s hot buttons—and as a member of a local biker gang, rings more than a few of her warning bells.

One scorching-hot night of sex has Juliette coming back for more. Shooter is everything she’s ever daydreamed about. Before she realizes it, Juliette’s in deep. Having hot, exciting sex is one thing, but falling in love is something else entirely and an experience Juliette isn’t sure she wants. But Shooter isn’t the only dangerous man in Juliette’s life. As the past comes rushing back to haunt her and the future starts to turn dark, Juliette has to choose—fall back into old habits or trust her heart and the man who holds it.

A Romantica® moderne erotic romance from Ellora’s Cave


Restless Spirits

Restless Spirits
  • Number: 9781623001827
  • Release: 2014-06-09
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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Ghost hunting just got sexy.

In love with his childhood best friend, Demi Fox, for years, Pierce Lane has kept his emotions a closely guarded secret. The truth is revealed during a carefully planned weekend away at a historic haunted Inn, where passion ignites among flashlights, investigation, and paranormal activity. While they burn up the sheets, and work on an unexpected case, Pierce searches for a way to convince the gun-shy beauty what they have is worth exploring after the trip.

After watching her father wither away once her mother died, Demi Fox swore off love. Then her best friend drops a bombshell she never saw coming during a trip of a lifetime. While fulfilling her dream of ghost hunting, a brush with a restless spirit changes her outlook on life. When it’s time to check out, she decides to give love a chance, only to find out they have way bigger problems on their hands.


Call of the Blood

Call of the Blood
  • Number: 9781771307802
  • Release: 2014-04-12
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: Multiple Partners, Diverse Books, PermaFree
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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When the Blood Calls, three hearts become one...

At odds for centuries, ex-lovers, Zoe and Phillip, have spent two lifetimes ignoring the bond formed between them. When their best friend Guy falls victim to the madness that threatens to consume their kind, Zoe and Phillip set aside everything to rescue him. To save his soul from the darkness, they must bind themselves—mind, body, and soul—finally manifest by the call of the blood.

Be Warned: menage sex (MFM), anal sex


Secrets Kept - Identity Series, #2

Secrets Kept
  • Number: 9781771307185
  • Release: 2014-02-05
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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What you don’t know can hurt you...

Behind the striking veneer, television star Aiden hides a dark past. Emotionally paralyzed, and resigned to the title of permanent bachelor, he leaves a string of broken hearts and cool sheets in his wake. Then free spirited Mya walks in and cracks the casing around his stone heart. Unable to offer her the love she deserves he walks away.

Intuitive, Chakra healing, and New Age store owner, Mya never met a lost cause. Drawn like a moth to a flame to the man who hides behind a mask, she’s burned by his swift rebuke. Though Aiden’s spirit screams out, begging for peace, she keeps her distance.

Her pride crumbles when a strange occurrence linked to Aiden begins, escalating at an alarming rate. Scared for her life, they must delve into the past he wishes to forget in order to save her life.


Zombies Anonymous

Zombies Anonymous
  • Number: 9781771303910
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words, PermaFree
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Hi, my name is Cezelia, and I’m a Zombie.

Laid low by an addiction to black magic, the ex-zombie once enslaved by a Hoodoo Priestess turns to Zombies Anonymous for help. The second she lays eyes on the tall, pale Traditional, her body comes back to life. After years of feeling nothing, she’s alive and insatiable. Can this inspiring man help her kick the habit for good?

Bitten more years ago than he cares to remember, Martine must keep a tight rein on his urges, his life reduced to a strict diet in order to do so. Then Cezelia walks into the place he considers his sanctuary and reminds him he’s still very much a man. The passion between them could burn down a forest, and the hardest part about figuring out why is keeping their hands to themselves long enough to do it.


Sergio's Redemption

Sergio's Redemption
  • Number: 9781771306201
  • Release: 2013-10-30
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Diverse Books, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Fresh out of jail, Sergio De Luca has one thing on his mind—repairing the broken pieces of his life. When he walks into Landi’s pizza parlor looking for work and runs into his high school tutor, his plans change. The brainy beauty Enid had once come to life in his room. Keeper of his secrets, she saw the man behind the rebellious all-star football player. When the flames of passion rise once more he begins to seek her submission.

The only girl in a large Italian family, Enid’s been smothered and overprotected to the point of boredom and complacency. Until the bad boy who’d taken her virginity walks back into town. Older, wiser, and commanding, Sergio snares her in his web, infusing her with self-confidence as he awakens a side of her she never knew. The more she gives herself over the more she discovers who Enid Landi has always been.


His

His
  • Stars
  • Number: B00EK8LME6
  • Release: 2013-08-14
  • Authors: Stacey Espino, London Saint James, Shyla Colt, Doris O'Connor, Lila Shaw, Katalyn Sage, Sandra Bunino, Eve Meridian, Nikki Prince, Persephone Jones
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Strength. Power. Experience. No obstacle is too great when an alpha male decides what he wants, and these dominating men are so sexy and irresistible, no woman would dare think of anything but submission. Billionaires, Doms, and mobsters alike aggressively go after the women they want, and they will stop at nothing to fully possess them and make them beg for more.

Come and find out how good it feels to be HIS.


The Surrendering - D'Shar Men 3

The Surrendering
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781771305884
  • Release: 2013-09-29
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Ivy Guerin has always been more focused on science than her sensual appetite. She's one of the top doctors in the field of genetics, working closely with the Shar from the moment they were revealed. She’s honored to be included on a top secret mission that involves space travel. But the biggest surprise is finding out she's Kade D’Shar’s mate.

Thrust into an alien mating period, Kade must balance his burgeoning romance with Ivy and his mission to defeat a powerful enemy. Their journey is full of ups and downs, forcing him to dig deep inside and reconnect with the savage genes of his alien race. As he redefines what it means to be a D’Shar man, he realizes in order to survive they all must undergo a surrendering.

Be Warned: public exhibition


Loved by a Roughneck

Loved by a Roughneck
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9781771305563
  • Release: 2013-09-09
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Diverse Books, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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After losing his wife, Ty takes to the road, working oil rigs and avoiding close connections. After six months in the tiny Texas town, Maci reminds him what it feels like to want more from a woman. Convinced she’s his second chance at love, he’ll show her what it means to be loved by a roughneck.

Maci Lou Long has witnessed firsthand the damage a man can cause a weak-willed woman. As the daughter of the town drunk, her soul is far older than her twenty-one years. Determined to keep her heart safe, the only thing she seeks from a man is satisfaction. Then a drifter blows in from the north, and slips under her defenses. Caught up in a tide of emotions she can’t stop, Maci can only accept Ty's offer and wait for the fallout.


The Bond

The Bond
  • Number: B00DRHM36M
  • Release: 2013-07-02
  • Authors: Shyla Colt, Nikki Prince
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Diverse Books, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Sanura Bast is willing to risk everything to keep her Pride of Pumas safe from Logan’s scheme to sell their land off to the highest bidder, including masquerading as his fiancée. After almost a year playing a role that disgusts her, she gets the intangible proof she’s been looking for. Desperate to end the charade, she turns to her ally, Rafael.

Banished for losing his control with a human, Rafael’s been looking for a way back to his Pride and to Sanura ever since. The woman set his blood on fire before she was old enough to accept what he wanted from her. Together they plot to stop Logan before he becomes chief, and now she has the proof they need to save her Pride. With that goal in sight, Rafael is ready to take what’s always been his and claim Sanura as his own.


Mistaken Identity

Mistaken Identity
  • Number: 9781771304122
  • Release: 2013-05-15
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Live action role playing has never been so sexy!

After losing his high school sweetheart, sitcom star Jett Walker struggles with deep depression. Exhausted from feigning happiness for convention goers, he escapes to a dive bar. An unexpected encounter leads him to his salvation in the form of Kansas Collins. A curvaceous beauty with lips that beg to be kissed and a body made for loving. Smitten, he allows the assumption that he’s a larper to stand.

Scarred by the tug-of-war her dysfunctional parents place her in, relationships are a four-letter word to Kansas. Then a charming southern man sweeps her off her feet, and he delivers sex that transcends a simple exchange of pleasure. Her mind screams soul mate, but when his lies surface their fairy tale goes south. Uncertain of what’s real or a ruse, Kansas is torn.

Can Jett convince her it’s a once in a lifetime love?


Vixen Healed - Vintage Vixens, 2

Vixen Healed
  • Number: 9781771303248
  • Release: 2013-03-14
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Eight years ago, Claire’s life was shattered when her fiancé lost his life in a robbery protecting her. She’s picked up all the pieces and moved forward when the past returns. One of the robbers has been caught and she’s needed to testify. The feisty roller derby girl agrees with no qualms, but the murder's partner has plans to silence her for good. She turns to Detective Kelly Quinn to keep her out of harm’s way. The attraction between them gives protective custody a whole new meaning.

Kelly never forgot Claire. He promised her once he’d see the murderous savages brought to justice, and he’s a man of his word. Feelings of protectiveness become passion and the possibility of the one thing he’s sworn off—love.

Can they come together to heal the hurts of the past and carve out a future filled with happiness?


The Unveiling - The D'Shar Men, 2

The Unveiling
  • Number: 9781771303019
  • Release: 2013-02-25
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Born under the weight of a prophecy, Bastien D’Shar is chosen to save his people from great peril. Having undergone The Purge at a young age, his emotions are frozen. When the Star Maiden enters his life, the internal time-bomb explodes and The Purge fails. The pressure of long dormant emotions threatens to bring The General to his knees.

Rivka T’Shar is the oldest Star Maiden in history. She’s all but given up on finding her mate when a visit to the royal family sends her life into a tail spin. The passion between her and Bastien is white hot, but she can’t forgive him for robbing her of happiness that was rightfully hers. As she assuages her body's need for release, she hides away her heart.

Differences are set aside when rogue alien, Tavel resurfaces, threatening aliens and humans alike.

Be Warned: sex toys, bondage, public exhibition


Sorrow's Muse

Sorrow's Muse
  • Number: B00BIWSMWC
  • Release: 2013-02-20
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: Amira Press
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Muses aren't supposed to fall in love with the humans they inspire. But Colette was never one for rules, so she strikes a deal with the goddess of love. She has one year on earth to tell Julian what she truly is. Then he must make his choice--her or his talent.

Badly scared in a fire that took his entire family, Julian Sorrow is bitter and twisted by rejection and ridicule. Convinced his ability to make music is all he has to offer, he's given up on love. Can the sexy, mysterious new neighbor, Colette Starvos, change that?


Vixen Claimed - Vintage Vixens, #1

Vixen Claimed
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9781771302531
  • Release: 2013-01-17
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: Multiple Partners, Diverse Books, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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When Devlin's car breaks down on a stretch of empty highway, with the sun going down, the last thing she feels is lucky. A moonlight stroll to what looks like an abandoned garage brings her face to face with the first man who broke her heart and shattered her belief in love.

Jace has spent the past six years furious at Devlin for a rejection she never truly delivered. The truth sets them both straight and allows a chance to begin anew. But this time around Jace has a very special request, that they include his best friend.

Plagued by sexual impotency after a career-ending car accident that landing him in a wheel chair, Tristan has grown bitter and disinterested in the opposite sex. The sexy vixen who steps into the shop unexpectedly changes all of that. Problem is she's his best friend's ex.

Be Warned: menage sex (MFM), anal sex


What the Heart Knows

What the Heart Knows
  • Number: 9781771300858
  • Release: 2012-07-21
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Oliver Young has been a mess since his wife died. But a chance encounter at a coffee shop on the anniversary of her death changes that. Juniper "Juni” Bloom is like a beacon of light in the darkness. His heart recognizes her as a kindred spirit, and he clutches onto her youth and vitality like a lifeline as he rediscovers what it means to truly live and love again. Will he lose her when she learns the truth about his wife's death?

Juni is a woman with a hidden past. A near death experience has given her a new lease on life and a parting souvenir. From the moment she meets Oliver, she knows he’s the man she’s been waiting for. Now she just needs to convince him.

Unbeknownst to either, a malevolent force is at work, ready to tear them apart.


Lessons from the Professor

Lessons from the Professor
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781771300438
  • Release: 2012-06-03
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Human Behavior Professor, Sidney Rothman is no stranger to heartache at the hands of a younger woman. So when he meets the charming mocha-skinned beauty, he’s wary. Her sweet nature and natural tendency for submissive behavior overrule his fear, and Sidney decides to train her as a sub. Sutton takes to the lifestyle like a duck to water, but the one thing he didn’t bargain for was her ability to thaw the ice around his heart.

Sutton thrives on pressure. Handed a heavy load of responsibility from the time she was young, she’s fallen into the habit of pushing her feelings aside to get things done. After spending the past ten years focused on her career and family, she begins to notice how empty her condo feels and longs for something more. From the moment she meets Sidney, she’s instantly attracted to his intelligence and regal demeanor. When he introduces her to the BDSM lifestyle, her unexpected response surprises her. Good girls did not beg to be spanked. Or did they? Can she open up to Sidney and learn to live for herself before it’s too late?

Heat Rating: 3 | Word Count: 26,650 - Be Warned: mild BDSM


The Wanting - D'Shar Men

The Wanting
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781926950891
  • Release: 2011-09-28
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Phelan D’Shar knew agent Zasha Johnson was his mate the moment she walked into his classroom. At the time, her age and his position as her professor kept him from acting on his desires.

When the biological mating period known as The Wanting hits, it ignites a passion that neither can resist. Will the icy Zasha run from her feelings or embrace the man who melts her heart?

Be Warned: anal sex.


Wicked Temptations - Fallen, #2

Wicked Temptations
  • Stars
  • Number: 978-1-927368-42-8
  • Release: 2012-01-18
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Boden has been Lucifer’s right hand man for the past two centuries. So the last thing he expects when he’s kidnapped during a battle with angels is a shot at redemption. Assigned to a reaper named Anna he’s whisked off to a secluded training center. The blonde pixie makes his libido spiral out of control, and if he’s not careful she may awaken the humanity he thought lost.

Anna is unable to resist the dark temptation that is Boden, and she succumbs to a passion that threatens to consume her. Now what was once a mission has become a battle for the soul of the man she loves. Can she save him, or will she be forced to watch him walk back into hell?


Don't Fear the Reaper - Fallen

Don't Fear the Reaper
  • Stars
  • Number: B005BFHMUA
  • Release: 2011-07-06
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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When Brea Tackett is gunned down in cold blood her guardian angel is unable to leave her to face an eternity in hell. Nox knows Angels aren’t supposed to fall in love, but that rule was broken with Brea long ago. So he strikes a deal with Azrael, the Angel of Death, for the future of her soul.

Becoming a Reaper allows Brea a chance at redemption. Purgatory is a world unlike any she’s ever dreamed of—filled with Angels, Demons, and temptation. But with training and the desire to succeed, she’s walking the straight and narrow, with one exception—Nox.


Wolf in Waiting - Blackburn Falls

Wolf in Waiting
  • Stars
  • Number: B006H0PV38
  • Release: 2011-12-01
  • Author: Shyla Colt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Closed - Breathless Press
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A shape shifter unable to shift and a male shifter next in line for the throne shouldn't mix, but the passion between them transcends all.

A shape shifter who can't shift sounds like a punch line to a joke. But for Luz Dryden it's a complicated reality. The one bright light in her life has been her long-time love Kalyx Hunter.

Kalyx shares her strange malady and worships Luz with a passion that overshadows everything else. When Kalyx shifts unexpectedly, Luz flees Blackburn Falls and vows to never look back.

Five years later she's forced back to her home town for her sister's wedding, and Kalyx is determined to convince her they belong together. Luz fights him at every turn, but her body's needs overrides her will.

Kalyx is prepared to take on anyone who tries to keep them apart. But neither anticipated the twisted web of deceit and betrayal they would find themselves tangled in.


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