Allure Of The Beast [MultiFormat]
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eBook by Margaret L. Carter
eBook Category: Erotica/Dark Fantasy
eBook Description: Erin's father abandoned the family when she was a baby, leaving her his heritage of lycanthropy. As a werewolf, she tries to live as much like an ordinary woman as possible. One night Raoul, her father's foster brother, now estranged from the pack just as her father was, confronts her with shocking news--her father has been murdered by the new alpha male of the pack.
Raoul urges Erin to help him find an amulet whose power awakens only for wolves of the alpha bloodline. The welfare of the pack demands that Erin activate the amulet to drive out the usurper who killed her father. She wants nothing to do with werewolf society, but Raoul offers an incentive--the pack leader has a secret hoard of a potion that can suppress the change from human to beast. But the only safe way to infiltrate the pack is for Erin to pose as Raoul's bonded mate.
The fiery attraction between them threatens to lure Erin into a life she never wanted. Her craving for Raoul forces her to reassess her deep-seated feelings about her beast nature. If she wants Raoul for her true mate, must she embrace her role as her father's heir, too?
Genres: Dark Fantasy / Werewolf
eBook Publisher: Amber Quill Press, Published: 2010
Fictionwise Release Date: June 2010
9 Reader Ratings:
Both as woman and as wolf, she stirred his appetite. Her werewolf genes obviously dominated, so she would make a fit partner for him. Not that he had any hope of taking her as his mate. A quick, hot coupling would have to satisfy the urge she roused. Raoul was in no position to bond with anyone.
Laughing at his fantasies, he headed for his van, where he scrambled into shorts and a T-shirt, then slipped on a pair of sandals. Kevin Balfour would have loved to see his daughter and his foster brother hook up together, but that dream was almost as far-fetched as the prospect of the pack's welcoming Raoul with open arms.
Things would be different if Kevin instead of Dirk held the alpha role. If Raoul wanted to daydream about a better life, though, he might as well wish for his own clan to have survived. If they had, he might be head of that pack now. Or maybe not, considering how long most werewolves lived if not killed by violence. His dad might still be alive and healthy.
That would be fine with me.
The memory of his father's body morphing from wolf to man flashed into his head. His mother lay nearby, her skull shattered by a bullet. Not silver--that was a myth. Raoul's stomach churned at the remembered odor of fresh blood. Kevin had grabbed him, tried to cover his eyes before he could witness the carnage, but too late. Images of the bleeding corpses of his parents and sister had seared themselves into his brain. He'd howled his despair like the wolf he couldn't yet become.