For the werewolf pack living in the small town of Singer Valley, family is everything. But when one of their own turns against the pack, they’ll have to use all of their bravery to survive. Follow the magical adventures of the Huntington family as they stand up against evil… and find their true mates. Stolen by the Werewolf: Jim is an outsider trying to prove he has what it takes to be Alpha. Osric is a shameless con man who ran away from Jim over a decade ago. Can these werewolves steal a second chance at love? Enchanted by the Werewolf: Jared is a small-town werewolf trying to save his pack. Tony is a witch-for-hire searching for something more. Together, they must go up against a dangerously incompetent magic user or Jared's family will be cursed forever. Avenged by the Werewolf: Ty Collins is a private investigator hunting the man who stole his family’s most precious possession. Morgan Huntington is a small-town mechanic caught up in forces beyond his control. They must face off against a powerful foe, or say goodbye to all they hold dear. Saved by the Werewolf: Adam is a dreamer determined to save his home town. Charlie is an impulsive gym owner trying to rescue his kidnapped family. Can these two unlikely heroes save the day? Buy the Werewolves of Singer Valley series to fight for true love today!
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From the moment I saw her through the window of her flower shop, something other than darkness took root inside me. Charlie shone like a beacon in a world that had long since lost any light. But she was never meant for me, a man that killed without remorse and collected bounties drenched in blood. I thought staying away would keep her safe, would shield her from me. I was wrong. Danger followed in my wake like death at a slaughter house. I protected her from the threats that circled like black buzzards, kept her safe with kill after kill. But everything comes with a price, especially second chances for a man like me. Killing for her was easy. It was living for her that turned out to be the hard part.
Succubus, slayer or soul mate? He was a Drake, a dragon. She was a St. George, born to slay them. They were meant to be mortal enemies, yet for three days the shifter and the succubus had been insatiable lovers. From that union a secret child had been conceived. Now Caitlin St. George had to finally tell Sean Drake she'd not only borne his son, but that the baby had been kidnapped. And only Sean could save him… The tasks in front of Sean were not easy. He'd had to give his family's enemy all he demanded…and then become what he'd feared the most. Would this mission cost Sean the last shreds of his humanity, or could love finally tame the beast within?
When the Queen of one of the Dragonlord realms is mysteriously found drowned, two aspiring regents battle for her vacant throne, and Linden, the youngest of the Dragonlords, finds himself in serious danger when he is trapped by the deadly magic of a beautiful sea captain. A first novel. Reprint. K. AB.
Farley is an introverted mess. Overweight and still living with his parents he didn't think his confidence could get any lower until he's carjacked in a convenience store parking lot. The severe beating is nothing compared to having to replace his mom's car on his part-time wages. He makes a plan to change his life around starting with getting fit. Farley can't see why anyone like Oscar would have even the slightest interest in him. He's a goof-off at best but when Oscar agrees to help him get into shape at the gym, Farley won't say no. He'll just have to keep his libido in check before he makes a fool of himself. Oscar can't explain why his inner wolf has taken him to a hospital room where a man lay, his face swollen and bruised. Until now, he and his wolf have lived in harmony. When Oscar wants physical contact he goes out and gets it, no strings, no second nights. But that all goes out the window when he sees Farley. He doesn't know the first thing about being a mate, but he knows that no one will ever hurt Farley again. Oscar fears his intense feelings may scare his mate away so Oscar agrees to be Farley's trainer. As fun as watching Farley squat may be, Oscar begins to suspect that the simple carjacking Farley endured may be a sign of something more, that he may be in danger. But this time, Farley won't be left beaten. Farley is his baby to protect.
Deadly poison...or exquisite cure? Noah fell from an eighth story balcony as a toddler, cracking open his skull and shattering his body. The accident would've killed a human, but even shifter blood can't heal some damage. After the pack recommended a mercy killing, Noah's family ran. But there's no outrunning the mating pact formed before Noah's birth. Wade, the new alpha, chooses an adult Noah to fulfill the pact. Wade believes the previous alpha was a fool to reject Noah as a weak and inferior wolf, but Noah's family was wrong to hide him and starve his wolf, too. Human doctors with human medicines are poison to shifter physiology. Now that Noah is fully grown, halting his shift to retain the pins, plates, and bars holding him together hurts rather than helps him, and for Wade, more than Noah's recovery is at stake. Noah's family sacrificed everything to keep him alive. Noah will do whatever it takes to save them-including mate with the alpha who is determined to correct past mistakes and defeat old prejudices contaminating the shifter community. Too bad some still believe Noah is the true poison...and should be culled from the pack for good. Content Warnings: Dubious consent, shifter knotting/tying, and Nerf gun assassination attempts. Ereaders (and you) may spontaneously combust--Don't say I didn't warn you.
Dragons terrorize a Virginia town, and one young man finds friendship--and love--in unlikely places in this near-future post-apocalyptic romance from Lambda award finalist R.W. Day. 'A Strong and Sudden Thaw' is a current finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards.
Miners and the Politics of Nationalization in France, 1940-1950
Author: Darryl Holter
Category: Business & Economics
As World War II came to a close, economic recovery in France hinged on coal. With nearly 90 percent of French energy dependent on coal and imported coal unavailable, France, traditionally the world's largest importer, was forced to rely on its own troubled coal-mining industry. The Battle for Coal is the first full study to address the history and politics of coal production in post-World War II France. Holter examines the French coal-mining industry's role in postwar reconstruction and the state's intervention into the industry in an effort to promote economic expansion. He traces the complex "battle for coal" that took place as government officials, labor leaders, management personnel, and mine workers struggled to increase production while transforming a private industry into a state-owned one. After surveying French coal-mining to 1939, Holter analyzes the impact of nationalization on production, the effects of the cold war on coal politics, and the coal strikes that rocked France in 1947 and 1948. Holter locates French industrial policy in the context of nationalization, national and local politics, and more broadly the emerging cold-war economy of postwar Europe, showing how the "battle for coal" related to the movement toward European economic integration. He focuses primarily on the role of labor in the process of nationalization. His insights into labor relations and the successes and limitations of a union-led production campaign provide a new understanding of the paradoxical nature of state-owned industries.
After thousands of years, they're back...Paranoid Inventor and draconian expert Sam isn't anything special... and that's all he wants anyone who may be watching to think about him. Sam is a conspiracy theorist who lives on the fringes, preferring to keep a low profile while he does what he knows best--study the ancient draconian culture that he knows isn't a fairytale. Aided by his intuitive ability to create gadgets and harness sound waves, Sam changes identities and addresses as often as he changes his clothes... all in a life-long quest to evade The Man. When he accidentally wakes a "sleeping" dragon who insists that they are mates, Sam's carefully structured world shifts sideways.Blaze is a dragon warrior--an alpha guardian assigned to protect the Crown Prince of Novis. When he and his men at arms are sent into stasis after a battle for their lives, the last thing he expects after being awakened is to find himself thousands and thousands of years in the future. Not only is he now in a modern world where his kingdom no longer exists, but the people here believe dragons are nothing more than mythological creatures. The sound of his true mate's heartsong coming from the adorably awkward omega who freed him from stasis gives the alpha all the reason he needs to quickly acclimate to the changes the fates have thrown his way. But first, he needs to make Sam see reason and admit that not only is he an omega, but also Blaze's mate.Is Sam truly paranoid if someone is watching them? Settle in and let our dragons sweep you off your feet... and into a world filled with adventure!Alpha Ablaze is the second book in the Waking the Dragons series and features literally rock-hard hunks, a group of dragon hunters who shouldn't be discounted, something called a 'Corny,' and an HEA just as legendary as the dragons in it. This 52k book contains mpreg and is 18+ only... did you really expect anything less from Susi Hawke and Piper Scott?
Naughty brat needs a strong guiding hand. Must love dogs. Reply ASAPToby Andrews is a busy, forgetful, scatterbrained musician with ADHD, a precocious dog named Ruffles, and a bad rep for partying too hard. When Toby's actions put an all-important contract with a large label in jeopardy, his manager sarcastically suggests that the omega needs a keeper who'll redden his bottom if he steps out of line. Toby is intrigued, so when he sees an ad for a discreet company called Rent-a-Dom while scrolling his social media page, he impulsively sends a request for a Daddy Dom to help him stay on track.Thorne Barrett is a jaded, worn-out daddy of a Dom who has no desire to babysit some naughty, out of control, celebrity brat. The alpha reluctantly takes the job, promising himself he'll find new employment when the contract is over. He doesn't know what his next step might be, but whatever it is, he hopes it will leave him stable enough so he can settle down and think about having a family of his own.Neither man is precisely what the other expected. Once Thorne gets his naughty 'boy' settled into a routine, Toby begins to blossom and find better ways to focus... and most importantly, stay of out trouble with the paparazzi. Between band issues, a crazed stalker, an unexpected pregnancy, and a thirty-day cross-country tour, Toby has a lot on his plate. Can he find stability for himself and Ruffles with Daddy Thorne?This MM book contains mpreg, D/s elements, and is intended for 18+ readers. Warning: Don't read unless you like fun books with feisty Chihuahuas, naughty boys who really want to be good, hot daddy alphas, a story that will keep you in stitches, and steam-filled passion. But then again, this is a Susi Hawke and Piper Scott collaboration--you already knew to expect that, didn't you?