The term “wonder man” can be taken a lot of ways, eh? He could be a regular guy who’s wonderful. Or he could be a super hero…Wonder Man! Or he could be out of the ordinary in some other way, like maybe a vampire or a werewolf.
Here’s the question, and it’s one I find interesting since I spend so much time writing and reading about werewolf heroes: what is it about these extraordinary “men,” these vampires and werewolves and shifters, that captures us? What is so wonderful about them that sets them apart from ordinary men?
I’m not really sure about the answer. It might be the mystique, that mysterious quality that draws us in. It might be that otherwordly males always seem to have a dangerous edge, like bad boys on steroids. Maybe it’s that the fantasy of the situation transports us into another world while we’re reading about them.
I would say it has something to do with that word…Mine…but not all of these wonder men go there. But when they do…Oh!
What do you think?
Below is a scene from my latest novella where the three werewolves find their mates for the first time. Before you leave, check out my current giveaways—the one below for this hop and the Wolf Pack 3 giveaway (starting Jan. 17) linked in the sidebar.
Tate put her hands on her hips in what looked like an unconscious gesture, and stood a little taller. “I’m here to help with the investigation.”
Trouble. But Matt was an alpha and she wasn’t going to get the better of him. “Would you like some coffee?”
Her eyes narrowed.
“No? Then why don’t I get you settled in our conference room, and then I can take your statement.”
She followed him as he walked toward the back of the room. “And then you can catch me up on the case,” she said.
The side door opened and Sawyer pushed through carrying a banker box. All of a sudden, the room filled with the most amazing smell, like chocolate donuts and crackling fires and home. A wave of lust crashed over Matt and his wolf howled.
His eyes met Sawyer’s. This man he’d just met, this man he’d felt so comfortable with. His mate. And Tate…Tate was theirs.
It was all too soon. He wasn’t ready for mates yet. But wolves didn’t get a choice of when or where or if. He had no choice, so he had to roll with it.
And with the urge to bond with his mates riding him hard, he didn’t care a bit.
Tate froze, the scent of hot solder flux and chai tea and home swirling around her as lust bloomed in her body.
Her eyes met Deputy Geary’s–Matt’s–in sudden recognition. His deep brown eyes flashed gold for a moment, his wolf peeking out.
Her mates? She couldn’t find her mates. Not now. Not while Britton was missing.
Sawyer dropped the banker box and advanced on Tate while Matt approached her from the other side. As much as she wanted them wrapped around her body now, she also didn’t want them near her. She backed up until the backs of her thighs hit a nearby desk.
This couldn’t be happening. She didn’t deserve to have something so good happen to her when she’d done something so awful.
Sawyer and Matt came at her from either side. Each step they took increased the desire coursing through her. When they touched her, the sensation crowded out every other thought.
Matt ran his hand down her hair, his other hand gripping Sawyer’s shoulder. He buried his face in her neck and kissed the soft flesh there. At the same time, Sawyer kissed her temple, her cheek, the side of her mouth. Tate leaned toward him and their lips met, a groan ripping from her throat as his tongue slid into her mouth.
Someone gasped from behind them, and Tate jerked.
“Mates,” Matt said, his voice thick, before burying his face against her throat again. His short dark hair, so soft, brushed against her cheek.
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Tate did everything she could to save her sister from being kidnaped, but failed. When Sawyer sees Tate lying in the hospital after the beating the kidnaper gave her, he feels rage like he’s never felt before. But it isn’t until Tate and Sawyer go to Lunaville to help hunt down the kidnaper and retrieve Tate’s sister that they meet Matt, their mate…and their lives are changed forever.
Despite wanting to find the nearest bed and complete the mating bond, cops Matt and Sawyer investigate the clues while holding Tate back from getting in the middle of things. But Tate’s the one who finds the biggest clue of all, a scent trail that smells just like the kidnaper. In the midst of following the trail and tracking down clues, Matt and Sawyer try to heal Tate of her biggest wound–the guilt of not being able to stop the kidnaper herself.
This 22,000+ word novella is the second in the Mad Wolf’s Harem series that starts with Harvest Moon.
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