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Dangerous Decisions by J.C. McKenzie


Wolf Bonded

Eden Beck - 2020
    They have a reputation to uphold and me… I have a reputation to avoid. I need to stay hidden. I need to stay safe.Or else he’ll find me, just as he always has.But there’s a problem with that.I’m not very good at staying hidden, and these boys… they’re not very good at keeping secrets.Between the four of us, we’re bound to run into chaos. Just like we’re bound in other ways.Wolf Bonded is a full-length romance novel with multiple love interests. It’s the first book in the Wolfish trilogy, a paranormal series where the main character has no intent to choose just one of the sexy werewolves who’ve fallen head-over-heels for her—whether they like it or not.

Taste of Silver

S.B. Roozenboom - 2012
    It isn't just Hayden O'Conner's attitude and criminal record that bothers her-it's his odd, silver eyes and the fact that she can't read him. It isn't until she becomes a victim in a deadly game of chase that secrets are uncovered that alter not only her views of Hayden, but of modern humanity. As Rose learns what Hayden really is, her emotions take her closer to him...and closer to danger. When lives are threatened she'll have to decide whether to stay safe at home in California, or follow what might be true love into the unknown.

Deacon (New Haven #0)

Nicholas Bella - 2020
    Everything I have in life, I had to work hard to get it. Nothing ever came easy for me, but my trials and tribulations made me the powerful, Alpha werewolf I am today. Nobody crosses me and lives to brag about it. Nobody. But, I wasn't always this way, there was once a time when I saw a different life for myself. Join me on this tale as I recount the events of my journey that changed me forever. You know you want to. ​Nothing will prepare you for this story, so just strap in and hold on tight. ​Warning: This series is highly addictive, and fans have complained that it's all they can think about, oftentimes re-reading each book until their next fix. Reader Advisory: 18 and older. Content may be sensitive to some readers, discretion is advised.

New Alpha-New Rules

K.S. Martin - 2016
    So many bad things have happened in the past weeks. Her mate died, then she found out he was having an affair and on drugs. He did all of this while she worked two jobs to support him. She’s done with all that. Tonight she is going to let go and party for once. Her best friend Sidney has promised her an amazing time at the local pub and a new outfit. One night out with her best friend then she will get back down to the business of figuring out her new life. Dragged in clothes she cannot believe she’s wearing to O’Malley’s, she meets Ryder. He’s big with deep dark eyes and all Alpha. He’s nothing like Max the Alpha of her pack who is much more like an uncle. This Alpha is powerful, just his voice sends tingles to places she’d forgotten existed. Ryder and his pack have just arrived in town. They’re refurbishing the run down house they bought on the internet. They’ve worked hard all week and Ryder knows the pack needs to let it loose. With one thing on his mind he scours the pub looking for the lucky lady that is going to warm his bed tonight. He sees her crossing the dance floor in shoes that are too high in a skirt that is too short. She’ll be the one. He cages her against the bar like he knows the she-wolves like to make his move. She’s not what he expected up close, not at all. And when she openly defies him, he knows that he’s hooked, forever.

The Reason Series: Complete Collection

Zoey Derrick - 2014
    As if growing up with an alcoholic, drug addicted mother wasn’t traumatic enough, she’s escaped from her physically and verbally abusive boyfriend only to struggle every day to make ends meet as a waitress in a Minneapolis diner.Along comes Mikah Blake...


Juliann Whicker - 2011
    There was nothing left to live for, nothing to feel besides the aching cold that never stopped. Her parent's marriage was in shambles, and her brother, the only one who understood, the only one who knew how to make the cold go away, was gone forever. The only thing Dariana knew with absolute certainty was that nothing could possibly be right again. Enter Lewis Axel Nialls. Luckily for her, impossible is right up his alley. He can save her from the forces that wish to destroy her. Of course who's going to save him, from her?

Claws and Effect

Lola Kidd - 2018
    But he’s having trouble keeping the peace now that a prank has turned his life upside down. Someone has put his picture up on an online dating app without his permission. Now, even though he isn’t looking for a mate, human women are turning up left and right for dates. Things get even more complicated when one of the women is attacked by an out of control shifter coming to meet him. Joseline Herza is over the moon when she matches with a tall, dark, and handsome as hell shifter on a dating app. She’d always wanted to go on a date with a shifter and now her dream is coming true. But instead of a night of fun, she’s almost killed by a shifter on her way to her date. Some of the town shifters are nervous after the attack. If word gets out that a human was almost killed by one of them, it would be disastrous for the town. When her life is threatened, Rhett steps in to protect Joseline. As he tries to keep Joseline from danger, the town’s shifter-human relations aren’t the only one Rhett has to worry about. Now that it’s met her, his animal won’t be letting go of the beautiful human without a fight. Rhett is going to have to make an impossible choice. Which is more important, the safety of his entire town or the beautiful human he’s falling in love with?

Love Me

Piper Scott - 2017
    After returning home to Aurora from military deployment, he follows his heart and opens a community soup kitchen to serve the less fortunate. But no matter how much he gives, something's missing. All Thaddeus wants is someone who can love him for who he is, not what he can do for them. A Runaway Omega Seth Cooper is locked in a gilded cage. Abandoned as a baby and taken in by The White Lotus brothel, he's learned that as an omega, he has no value other than in service to the alpha clientele. Still, Seth can't help but wonder if somewhere out there, there's an alpha who could treat him right. A Rescue Of Two Hearts When a medical emergency gives Seth the out he so desperately wants, it's up to Thaddeus to decide his fate: either give Seth up to the men hunting him down, or shelter him and risk it all for love. Love Me is a 33,000 word stand-alone novella set in an alpha/beta/omega universe. It contains alpha/omega knotting, loving and depending on each other to be exactly what the other needs.

Taken by Moonlight

Bonnie Vanak - 2018
    They never told her they want to claim her forever. Psychic Peyton struggles each day to cope with the drudgery of work and routine, except for the nights when she moonlights as a mood bouncer at an upscale gentlemen’s club for shifters. Denied a promotion that will give her the bonus she desperately needs to pay off a debt, she sells her virginity at auction. She finds herself in the arms of the winner - ruthless, powerful alpha wolf Dante Carrington, who shares his prize with his sexy beta wolves - bad boy biker Gabriel and sensitive poet Alexander. They want more than to ravish Peyton’s virgin body for one night. They want to claim her body, heart and soul. When loan sharks threaten Peyton, Dante whisks her away in his limo to his pack’s private ranch to keep her safe. Dante, Alex and Gabriel are determined to protect Peyton and seduce her until she submits to them … and her own desires. They will take her hard and take her gentle, coaxing her to the heights of a pleasure she has never known. But Peyton is human and knows the rugged world of shifters can be dangerous. Torn between the erotic world she’s plunged into and the familiar, safe surroundings of the human lifestyle, she must choose between listening to her head or following her heart. Because everyone knows when you play with wolves you risk getting hurt… forever.

Creatus Series Boxed Set

Carmen DeSousa - 2014
    Unwittingly, one creatus will endanger them all ...As with most of his family, Derrick Ashton knows his future and what position he's destined to fill within his unique society. Everything changes, however, when he breaks one of his family's strictest laws and falls in love -- with a human.In his quest to protect the woman he can never have, a twist of faith propels him into a new role that will cause dissension among his family and endanger the anonymity that they've spent thousands of years protecting.Now, he will risk everything to save the girl from humans and his own kind. The one thing he can't save her from, however ... is herself.The Creatus series is not your normal paranormal story ... it's a realistic romantic mystery based on the myths you've heard your entire life. Prepare to believe.

Alpha's Second Chance

Meg Ripley - 2018
    He was the Head Ranger of the beautiful Everglades National Park, Alpha of a loyal bear clan and alone. Since saying goodbye to Addie years ago, he’s never found love again--and he doesn’t want to. Determined to focus on his career and clan, his plan was working fine. Until she wanders into his park and back into his life. Addie has just graduated college and is heading off to the park to celebrate by camping with friends. When she runs into her first love, all feelings of heartbreak resurface. She does her best to move on and enjoy her girls’ vacation, but struggles when she realizes she’s not over Owen after all. Addie hopes to rekindle things with Owen, and deep down, Owen wants the same, but his secret has forced him to shut her out from his heart. How could things ever change between them if the truth stays hidden? With new forces coming against them both, will they be able to rely on each other and give their love a second chance, or are things really over for good? Alpha's Second Chance is a standalone 30,000 word novella with steamy shifter scenes written for readers age 18 and over.

My Bear Protector

Christy Rivers - 2015
    I could hear each intake of breath being drawn into his chest. I could see the muscles in his throat constrict. “I would really like to kiss you, Hailey. Would that be okay?” When Hailey runs away from an abusive boyfriend, she takes the first out-of-state job she can find, leaving behind a successful career to don an apron as the new cook on a cattle ranch. The days are hard and long, but at least she's safe. Romance is the furthest thing from her mind, but she still manages to catch the eye of a burly, rugged ranch hand. Tucker Bell is the type of guy Hailey never knew existed. He's charming, polite, and--oh god--sexy. And he scares the crap out of Hailey. He wants her, but she can't seem to figure out why. Most of all, she's scared for him. Her ex has issues, and he's dangerous. If only she knew that Tucker has a dangerous side as well, and he'll do what it takes to claim the mate he craves... Disclaimer: This 17,000 word novella contains some mature language and scenes. 18+ only.


Ruby Shae - 2016
    Being the offspring of bear shifters, but lacking the ability to shift, keeps her detached from the shifter world; and living with bear shifters, and keeping their secrets, keeps her from fully connecting with humans. Her height, along with miles of plus-sized curves, doesn’t help the situation, and neither does the bone deep desire she has for her brother’s best friend. Ethan Brooks, a black bear shifter, and second-in-command for his small clan, has loved Tegan since the day she was born, but he never understood their connection until her eighteenth birthday. Unfortunately, Tegan’s feelings toward him didn’t change, and in an effort to save his sanity, he buried his longing and tried to ignore it. Realizing you’ll never truly fit in anywhere is devastating, but Tegan knows it’s the truth. When her alpha grants her permission to leave, she doesn’t waste time embracing her new life, but that doesn’t stop old threats from emerging. After years of unsuccessfully denying his bear, Ethan won’t let anything stop him from claiming his mate…but he’ll have to face one pissed-off alpha, a raving lunatic, and a skeptical curvy beauty that owns his heart, even if she doesn’t know it yet. He’s definitely got his work cut out for him.

Runes Boxed Set (Runes #1-3)

Ednah Walters - 2015
     Runes-book1: Raine does not believe in magic or the supernatural, until her new neighbor, Torin, uses weird markings to heal her. Now she is on a mission to find out what he is and what he knows about her missing father. Immortals-book 2: Raine and Torin are meant to be together, but destiny deities have erased Torin's memories and he can't remember her. Too bad they didn't take into account his feelings for Raine or hers for him. The fight for the right to love each other has just begun. Grimnirs-book 3: Released from a psych ward, Raine's best friend, Cora, doesn’t want to see souls anymore or the reapers collecting them, until Echo storms into her life. He is one reaper she cannot resist. Will Raine finally tell Cora the truth about her new friends?

Christmas Bears

Harmony Raines - 2017
    Literally. Pepper has one job. It’s a pity she can’t remember what it is! Waking up in a strange cabin, well everything is strange when you’ve lost your memory, she learns to trust Bas, even if he is a lawyer! Things get stranger when she learns what she was wearing when Bas found her. Something is amok! Join Bas and Pepper, as they put the pieces back together in this fun-filled, holiday romp. Warning, includes two flying reindeer, a sleigh, a sexy bear shifter, Krampus and maybe a Christmas Elf or two. Unsuitable for those who do not believe in Christmas Magic! You have been warned! Claused Bear shifter Kain, who also happens to be a lawyer, has just met his mate. There’s just one problem, she’s crazy. Like, two sandwiches short of a picnic crazy. Why? Because his mate, a wonderfully curvy woman, named Marraine Le Fey, thinks someone has stolen her magic wand. That’s right. Her. Magic. Wand. And why does she have a magic wand? Because she’s a fairy godmother of course! None of this alters the fact that she’s his bonded mate, so he’s going to get Marra out of jail, and find her some help. Only she doesn’t want psychiatric help, that would be too easy. Instead, Marra wants Kain to assist her in her role, as a wandless fairy godmother. For Marraine Le Fey has a Cinderella, who needs her help. If you want to know who gets to go to the ball—Well, it’s not really a ball, more of a business presentation. This is the twenty-first century, after all— Come join the fun, in Claused. Because once you make a fairy godmother a promise, there’s no getting out of it. Wrapped Asher has taken on numerous roles while working undercover, but this might be his most difficult yet, because it involves family. Not his family, he never knew his own mom, and spent his early years in foster homes—until he ran away, knowing he was different, and afraid of how bad that different was. One man saved him, one man took him in and taught him what it was to be a shifter. One man, Carlisle, who accepted him, even though he is a wolf, and Asher is a bear. Now, Carlisle, the man who became his adoptive father, wants him to help figure out what happened to Jeremiah, the alpha of his old pack in Timber Rest, who is lying in a coma. But Carlisle hasn’t been back there for years, and things change. Will they be welcomed, or run out of town? Especially when the pack find out that Asher is a bear shifter. Kelli has been asked by her aunt to help figure out what happened to her uncle, the pack leader, Jeremiah. She travels to the pack home of Timber Rest immediately, no one can ignore the call, even if she was supposed to be lying on a hot beach somewhere with her girlfriends. When Asher and Kelli meet, their attraction is intense, and their true mate bond can’t be ignored. But they have work to do, and together the aim to work out what happened to Jeremiah, and how to get him out of his mysterious coma. However, neither of them are prepared for what is revealed in a cave, high up in the Mistletoe Mountains. A leprechaun, and a fairy, no less. This is Wrapped, after all, you didn’t expect normal, did you?