Her Forbidden Alpha will be out next week. Check out the gorgeous cover and a short excerpt below!
Aislinn carried a platter full of meat into the meeting hall, following after several of the older women. She wanted to get her first look at werewolves—real werewolves—but was afraid she’d drop the platter if she didn’t look where she was going. How horrible would it be if she dropped it and everyone stared at her?
After she put the platter down, she turned to take a careful look, only to find one of the wolves staring at her. He wasn’t even trying to hide it. He was standing out in the middle of the floor looking straight at her and another one of them held his arm as though holding him back.
Had she done something wrong?
He stood taller and broader than the others. His hair looked black but it was hard to tell with it so short. His dark gaze was so intense she could almost feel it on her skin.
She headed for the kitchen, eager to hide away from his eyes.
Her father came through the hall door. “Aislinn!” He motioned her to him.
She was supposed to play hostess. The dark wolf had almost made her forget. She wiped her damp palms on her skirt and went to stand by her father.
“Welcome,” her father said. “I’m General Cavett. We’ll get started shortly. In the meantime, I’m sure you’ve had a long journey. My daughter and some of the women from the compound will serve you lunch.”
When she raised her eyes, the dark wolf still stared at her. He took a breath then tore his eyes from her face to look at her father. “I’m Darius Bishop, North American Pack Alpha.” His voice sounded deep and commanding. He walked toward them, reaching his hand toward her father. “We thank you for your hospitality.”
Her father gazed at the wolf’s hand for a moment before gripping it in his. Then he held Darius’ hand so tightly the veins stood out on his skin—her father’s skin. The wolf showed no reaction at all…until her father let go. Then his gaze darted to hers.
“It’s good to meet you,” he said to her as he held out his hand to her. “I’m Darius.” His voice sounded husky as he said the last few words.
She was going to have to shake hands with him? She wiped her hand on her skirt before placing it in his, hoping he wouldn’t take her father’s rudeness out on her. “Aislinn.”
“Miss Cavett,” her father corrected.
She barely heard him. Darius held her gaze, his hand warm around hers but not too tight. His attention made her feel warm inside. For a long moment, there was nothing and no one but this mysterious stranger and her.
“Aislinn.” Her name sounded fresh and warm falling from his lips. “It suits you.”
Her Forbidden Alpha will be available at a bookstore online next week. Stay tuned!