** 2016’s Alphas of Sin Anthology we’ve raised $5,000 to 4 Paws for Ability! We’ve been able to sponsor a puppy pen and not one but TWO puppies named Vixen & Frenzy. We will be following the journey of these two puppies to hopefully graduate and become service dogs to a family in need. You can come join our journey on our Facebook page Once Upon An Alpha. We are now BACK with Alphas of Danger, available NOW for a LIMITED TIME with ten bestselling authors and we hope you join us on the journey for 2017’s Alphas of Danger with ten never-been-told stories by ten bestselling authors**
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Happy-Ever-After has never been so intoxicating…
When a man has beaten it, he becomes a hero.
When a woman tastes it, she is helpless to resist his pull.
It won’t come easily, especially between alpha men and their headstrong women. Threats lurk in the shadows, and the price for passion is often exacted with a bullet or a blade…but the sacrifice is worth it when devotion is the reward.
Ten bestselling authors, masters of spine-tingling romantic suspense, bring you brand-new stories that will yank you to the edge of your seat and have your heart pounding as you turn the pages.
Best of all, the proceeds will benefit 4 Paws for Ability, a worldwide agency that enriches the lives of children and veterans with disabilities by training and placing quality, task-trained service dogs.
Stories Contributed to Alphas of Danger:
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So many hotties all in one awesome Anthology and for a great cause!!!
Devoted to Wicked by Shayla Black
Shayla Black has given us a returning glimpse into her Wicked Loves world with Karis and Cage, making me one happy lady!!
Stuck in Mexico after her passport is stolen Karis just wants to get a new one and go home. Cage is sent to help her, he also plans to find out why she has been ignoring him since their time together at New Years.
Both of them felt something they’ve never felt before and all it took was not communicating to almost screw up a future together. Karis has been walled up tighter then Fort Knox after thinking she saw Cage with another woman, but when they actually talk about it she finds out that he was actually being there for a friend.
I love how fast these two figure out they belong together after they talk about New Years!! I also love how Cage is a yummy knight in shining armor saving her from a stalker she picked up in Mexico.
Countdown by Lexi Blake
Omg, omg!!!!!!! I’m dead, totally dead!!! Now that I’ve said that, let me tell you about Ben and the girl he calls Maggie. Set in a not to distance future, Ben is a Agent for Canadian Intelligence and Maggie is his American counterpart. At times they’ve worked together and at times Maggie has been against him, but now they are working together again to stop a mad man that has developed a new anthrax formula.
Ben has always been attracted to Maggie but he’s never done anything about it, until now. Maggie has been waiting for Ben to let her know how he feels no now this is their last chance. When breaching the mad man’s compound triggers a bomb that only gives them a hour to live, they decided to spend that hour wisely. How you may ask, why by doing what they should have been doing since they met!!! The explosion at the end is something that you do not wanna miss!!!
What Lexi Blake has done, has just blown my mind and now I need more!!! GET BACK TO WRITING MISSY!!! LOL!!!
Power Struggle By Mari Carr
What do you do when the woman who got away ten years ago comes back to town? Never let her leave again of course!!!
Best friends for years then one night together Bree ran from Carter. Both are Alphas but Carter is the only man that Bree ever really fully trusted to give up a little of her dominance. Carter has moved on from that night sure, but he’s never forgotten her and now that she’s back he’s never letting her go.
Wow, talk about your Alpha’s!! When two dominant personalities get together it’s explosive. Carr gives us a great story with these two getting a second chance at their HEA, but first they have to say deal with Bree’s murdering ex-step father who has escaped from prison and is now after her.
CIA Covert Team by Kris Cook
What’s hotter than a MM couple? Why a CIA MM couple of course!!! Drake and Chance were a couple but broke up when Chance wanted a family with a white picket fence. It wasn’t that Drake didn’t love him it was just that with them being on the same special ops team he wasn’t willing to chance that their bosses wouldn’t approve.
It’s amazing how things are put into perspective when you almost lose the one you love. I haven’t read anything my Kris Cook before, but reading Drake and Chance makes me want to read more from this author. It was a quick story full of intrigue, love, and secret agents that made me look more into this series.
With a Vengeance by Anissa Garcia
Another newbie author for me. Oh, how I love finding new authors!!!
Olivia is dealing with the heartbreaking loss of her best friend six months ago. It was ruled a suicide, but she knows that she was murdered by her ex-lover who is a high powered Senator and now she has taken a job as his secretary to try and get the proof she needs.
She meets Jake one night while out at the park after a bad day and they hit it off.
Jake has secrets, but he’s not ready for Olivia to learn them just yet. Jake knows what he wants and what he wants is Olivia and get her he will.
In this story we have hot office sex, a shoot out, and a spontaneous marriage proposal, you will not be unhappy with this one.
Hard Asset by Kim Grosso
Evan knows that someone is selling data that belongs to the company he works for and the country but he doesn’t know who. When he manages to get a invite to a party where the deal is going down he hope to find out who it is. Enter Raine. Raine works for the same company she can’t be the one, but what he hears makes it hard to believe otherwise.
Raine never wanted to be in the secret agent business, but when she she is approached to sell secrets she goes to her contacts in the government and has to choice really but to be a spy for her country.
Evan and Raine have been circling each other for a while, but no matter how attracted to her he is Evan doesn’t date employees. Raine knows Evan is a player, she also knows that if she ever had a night with him she would want more than he could give her.
The ending of this story killed me!!!! It’s safe to say I will be stalking Kim Grosso so that I can find out more about Evan and Raine!!!!
Revenge on the Rocks by Jenna Jacob
Jenna takes us back to Haven with Nate and Gina’s story. Gina is 12 years older than Nate and even though she has feelings for him she knows that they won’t be together for ever. He’ll eventually want a family and she can’t give him that, so she’ll take him while she can even though it’ll kill her when he leaves. She just hopes that it’s only her heart that’s broke in the end, he can’t love her. Nate just wants Gina, the age difference doesn’t matter and neither does anything else. I love Jenna Jacob!! She knows how to quickly get to the heart of a story all while giving you the loves, romance, and hotness in the bed room that you want. She also knows how to make a great villain that you loathe. Can’t wait to go back to Haven with Nate’s brothers and catch up with him and Gina again.
Seducing Danger by Kennedy Layne
Landon is in the Caribbean to close a business deal. At the resort he has been staying at, this one lovely lady has been catching his eye all week and now that his deal is almost done he plans to make his move.
Kelli knows all about Landon, she has been tasked to keep him safe while on this business deal after all, he just doesn’t know it.
Wowza!! Talk about a strong woman!! Kelli knows that that she should get involved with Landon, but she just can’t help it. It’s amazing how quick people meet and fall in love. These two do and then she has to leave to go over seas. What happens when she returns is great. Landon and Kelli are great and I love how kick a** she is!!!
Enforce Her ( A Leather, Pipes, and Passion short story) by Isabella LaPearl
Holy Heck!!!! Former marine, now motorcycle man Rambler is one hot as heck Alpha!!!!! Ella is a woman on the run from her past. When they met she thinks she’s safe, but it turns out is isn’t she she runs once again to keep Rambler safe.
Can I just saw a love a man on a motorcycle and one that is former military just makes him even yummier!!! Ella should have figured that a man like Rambler doesn’t need anyone to keep him safe, he’s the one that makes it safe for the people he loves.
Isabella LaPearl has checked all my “YES!” boxes with this one; yummy military motorcycle man, Russian Mobsters, steamy bedroom scene, and a check trying to do the right thing.
Executive Ink (A Montgomery Ink Short Story) by Carrie Ann Ryan
First off let me give a little squeal because the Montgomery Ink Series is one of my favorite from Carrie Ann Ryan.
Talk about fate!!!! Ashlynn is in Atlanta for a conference, as she is walking back to her hotel Jax saves her from a car running a red light. Jax is also in Atlanta finishing up a tattoo at his old job before returning to his new job at Montgomery Ink in Denver.
Oh, boy!!! What is suppose to be a thank you for saving me drink turns into a one night hook up. Neither can stop thinking about the other but since they never got last names or hometowns what else can they do.
Then fate, that sneaky lady, intervenes. They actually live in the same city!!! How do they find out you ask?? Because Jax goes to meet his little sister at her work for lunch and who should be there, ASHLYNN!!!!!
Man oh man, do I love how Ryan writes a bearded, brooding, inked up man!!! She makes Ashlynn and Jax getting together seem effortless. Opposites definitely attract with these two a high powered CFO and a tattoo artist.
Shayla Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than fifty novels. For nearly twenty years, she’s written contemporary, erotic, paranormal, and historical romances via traditional, independent, foreign, and audio publishers. Her books have sold millions of copies and been published in a dozen languages.
Raised an only child, Shayla occupied herself with lots of daydreaming, much to the chagrin of her teachers. In college, she found her love for reading and realized that she could have a career publishing the stories spinning in her imagination. Though she graduated with a degree in Marketing/Advertising and embarked on a stint in corporate America to pay the bills, her heart has always been with her characters. She’s thrilled that she’s been living her dream as a full-time author for the past eight years.
Shayla currently lives in North Texas with her wonderfully supportive husband, her teenage daughter, and two spoiled tabbies. In her “free” time, she enjoys reality TV, reading, and listening to an eclectic blend of music.
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lexi Blake lives in North Texas with her husband, three kids, and the laziest rescue dog in the world. She began writing at a young age, concentrating on plays and journalism. It wasn’t until she started writing romance that she found success. She likes to find humor in the strangest places. Lexi believes in happy endings no matter how odd the couple, threesome or foursome may seem.
Writing a book was number one on Mari Carr’s bucket list and on her thirty-fourth birthday, she set out to see that goal achieved. Too many years later, her computer is jammed full of stories — novels, novellas, short stories and dead-ends and she has nearly eighty published works.
Virginia native, Mari Carr is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller of contemporary erotic romance novels. With over one million copies of her books sold, Mari was the winner of the Romance Writers of America’s Passionate Plume award for her novella, Erotic Research.
Though starting in straight erotic romance, Kris’s total focus now is on gay romance. When asked why recently, his answer was “My muse finally came out of the closet. Isn’t it about time? I’ve been out since I was twenty-five.”
A voracious reader, Kris loves many genres of fiction, but this writer’s favorite books are romances that are edgy, sexy, with rich characters and unique challenges. Kris’s influences include Anne Rice, JR Ward, Lexi Blake and Shayla Black.
Kris is also the co-host of Romance OUT Loud, an audio podcast that features some of the best voices in gay romance fiction like, Andrew Grey, Damon Suede, Kindle Alexander, Felice Stevens, L.A. Witt, Sarina Bowen, and more.
Kris is married to the love of his life – Stephen.
Anissa Garcia earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communications and English. She held an array of jobs including Public Relations Manager for Barnes and Noble. Wanting a change of pace, she attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and trained full-time in theatre for two years. After working in Hollywood as an actress and casting assistant, she relocated to Austin, Texas and began writing freelance for Cosmopolitan and other publications. Her first book, A Promise Kept, is available now. A Promise Made will be available November 2016. When not writing stories, watching movies, or drinking a latte, she loves to daydream about romantic fictional men.
Kym Grosso is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the erotic paranormal series, The Immortals of New Orleans, and the contemporary erotic suspense series, Club Altura. In addition to romance novels, Kym has written and published several articles about autism, and is passionate about autism advocacy. She is also a contributing essay author in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum.
She lives in suburban Pennsylvania but has a not-so-secret desire to move to a beach in southern California where she can write while listening to the roar of the ocean. She holds a bachelor’s degree from West Chester University and a MBA from Widener University. In a previous life, she was employed as a speech therapist, a health care consultant, and a product manager for a software company. In 2012, Kym published her first novel and today, is a full time indie romance author.
USA Today Bestselling author Jenna Jacob paints a canvas of passion, romance, and humor as her Alpha men and the feisty women who love them unravel their souls and heal their scars to find their happily-ever-after kind of love. Heart-tugging, captivating, and steamy, Jenna’s books will surely leave you breathless and craving more.
A mom of four grown children, Jenna and her Alpha-Hunk husband live in Kansas. Jenna loves books, Harleys, music, and camping. Jenna’s zany sense of humor and lack of filter exemplify her motto: Live. Laugh. Love.
Meet the wild and wicked family in her sultry series: The Doms of Genesis. Or become spellbound by the searing love connection between Raine, Hammer, and Liam in her continuing saga: The Doms of Her Life (co-written with the amazing Shayla Black and Isabella La Pearl). Journey with couples struggling to resolve their pasts to discover unbridled love and devotion in Jenna’s new contemporary series: Passionate Hearts.
Kennedy Layne is a USA Today bestselling author. She draws inspiration for her military romantic suspense novels in part from her not-so-secret second life as a wife of a retired Marine Master Sergeant. He doubles as her critique partner, beta reader, and military consultant. They live in the Midwest with their teenage son and menagerie of pets. The loyal dogs and mischievous cats appreciate her writing days as much as she does, usually curled up in front of the fireplace.
Isabella LaPearl is a USA Today bestselling author known for her collaboration with Shayla Black & Jenna Jacob for the Doms of Her Life Series. She enjoys writing sexy, erotic romance. A wife, mother, writer, reader and a love for riding motorcycles.
To say it’s been an extraordinary journey thus far would be an understatement… what a rush! What a thrill to realize dreams and see them go from a seed to fruition. So for all you aspiring Authors, who like me, have a fire inside that burns brightly and demands to be sated by writing… Never give up.
CARRIE ANN RYAN
Carrie Ann Ryan is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary and paranormal romance. Her works include the Montgomery Ink, Redwood Pack, Talon Pack, and Gallagher Brothers series, which have sold over 2.0 million books worldwide. She started writing while in graduate school for her advanced degree in chemistry and hasn’t stopped since. Carrie Ann has written over fifty novels and novellas with more in the works. When she’s not writing about bearded tattooed men or alpha wolves that need to find their mates, she’s reading as much as she can and exploring the world of baking and gourmet cooking.