Christmas Goes Camo [MultiFormat]
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eBook by Desiree Holt & Allie Standifer & Brenna Zinn
eBook Category: Erotica/Erotic Romance/Romance
eBook Description: 'Melting the Ice' by Desiree holt When an elf and an alpha male collide at the frozen South Pole, will the heat they generate melt the ice? Sonia Snowflake, one of Santa's elves and warriors, hates her new assignment--go to the South Pole with a team of three and scout a location for a new toy factory. It's bad enough that it's one week before Christmas, but they also have to dodge an angry Cupid who wants to downgrade Christmas, and three alpha military males who are also there on a mission. Sonia's grumbling lasts only until the very alpha Jaguar Martin is literally blown into her tent. The explosive chemistry between the two is so intense they can't keep their hands off each other. Their situation is complicated even more by the drug, Thermavan, that Jaguar and his team are testing. Created to maintain body temperature at a steady 98.7, it has a side effect of maintaining constant sexual arousal. How will this effect their respective missions, and what happens when the interlude comes to an end? 'Trapped by Ice' by Allie Standifer Christmas, magic, elves and the military. Let the games begin? Kendil Jolly is an elf satisfied with her immortal existence. She dives off icebergs, swims with seals and has a hefty bet riding on Dasher in the reindeer games this year. The one thing she doesn't need in her world is a pesky breakable mortal. Too bad she'd been assigned to protect the ones encroaching on her territory. Teague Jester has landed in the coldest place on earth to test out a new military cold weather drug. He's a not afraid of anything except maybe a strange women with hair the color of tinsel and weird pointed ears. Or the crazy female in a cat suit shooting weird arrows at him. Two beings who never should have met end up falling for each other in the most hilarious ways possible all because Christmas Goes Camo and Kendil and Teague end up Trapped By Ice. 'Tempered by Ice' by Brenna Zinn Not even the extreme cold of the South Pole can cool down one of Santa's sexy female battle elves and an Army officer when they're busy making their own heat. After years of attending military boarding schools and a career as an Army medical researcher, Lieutenant Colonel Axel Cole's long awaited retirement from the world of physical fitness tests and any type of committment will come to an end with the end of his next and last mission. Only a week before Christmas, he'll determine if his experimental drug, Thermavan, maintains his internal body temperature at 98.7 degrees in the severe cold climate while he participates in training exercises at the South Pole, without the extreme sexual arousal and hallucinations of having wild sex with a six-foot warrior elf that he experienced the last time he tested the drug at the North Pole. Tasha Tinsel, an accident prone member of Santa's elite warrior force, the B.E.L.L.S.(Battle Elves trained in Logic warfare and Land defense Scouts), is just not like the other elves in Santa Claus' crew. The product of a human father and an overbearing elf mother who wants nothing more than to see her daughter working in the toy factory like a regular elf, Tasha stands six foot in her green stockinged feet and towers above everyone in Santa's village. Though she's only a snowman's breath away from losing her beloved position in the B.E.L.L.S. she'll stop at nothing to stay on the force, help locate Santa's second workshop on the South Pole, and then protect the site from anyone who stands in her way.
eBook Publisher: Total-e-bound, Published: 2010
Fictionwise Release Date: March 2011
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White ground beneath his Mickey's, white flakes in front of his face--white, white, white as far as the eye could see. Teague Jester despised the soft flaky substance. Give him a warm beach and hot sun any day. Too bad his orders demanded he freeze his ass off in the middle of an Antarctic blizzard. Five minutes or five hours ago, time had stopped meaning anything once the winter storm hit. He'd lost communication with his two other team members. All were military trained, shot full of the same experimental drug developed by Doctor Axel Cole. Thermavan maintained the body's temperature at ninety-eight point seven, or at least that's what the good doctor hoped. They were all guinea pigs for the drug. According to Axel, the only side affect so far--a heightened sex drive.
While he forced his extreme cold weather white boots, otherwise known as Mickey's, through the calf-deep snow, Teague could admit, at least to himself, he should have paid more attention to Axel's warnings. Scoffing at the man's cautious nature, Teague had ignored the lecture. No man with any sense of self-preservation would get a hard-on in the middle of an ice cube. The tenting of his thermal underwear, and Arctic parka and pants, made a liar out of him. His cock wanted to fuck. Even with the risk of frostbite to his favourite body part, the stupid organ wanted out. He looked down, and frowned. "Not going to happen, buddy. Trust me, you'll thank me later." Great, he'd sunk so low he was talking to his penis.
Teague needed to get his bearings, set up a temporary shelter and keep trying to reach his two other team members. How the hell experienced, combat-trained military soldiers managed to get separated, he'd never understand. The parachute drop had been routine, as had the repacking of equipment and communications testing. One minute they walked as a cohesive group in standard formation, and the next Teague stood alone in a nightmare of white. His throat mic had stopped working, the GPS attached to his wrist bouncing the needle so much he couldn't tell shit. Grateful the medication seemed to work at least half the time, Teague forced himself to stop. Snow blindness meant he could be two steps from the frozen ocean and not know it until the icy water closed over his head. Time to play it smart.
The snowball in her hand glowed bright red before Kendil Jolly sent it crashing to the ground.
"I'm a B.E.L.L.," she cried out to the mass of swirling storm. "I've been promoted to head of the South Station toy production. Where does it say I have to spy on soldiers too stupid to get out of the snow?"
Granted, B.E.L.L.S. did stand for Battle Elves trained in Logic warfare and Land defence Scouts. Kendil was trained to fight other magical beings, not human warriors. Those creatures were unpredictable and lacked any magical ability. Give her a good, old-fashioned fight with the Easter Bunny or Cupid, and she'd be there. Fighting mortals...that felt too much like taking candy canes from hairy, overgrown, not-so-smart babies.
"Watch the humans, Kendil. Keep them away from any possible sites, Kendil." She kicked the snow and stopped to admire her new footwear. Pink, faux-leather boots with their four-inch heels looked sexy against the white background. They matched her pink, fur-trimmed cat suit perfectly. Too bad the only things out here to admire her stunning fashion sense were the penguins and humans. After dropping her perfectly shod foot, Kendil continued her mutterings. "Don't let them die, Kendil. Don't lead them onto a loose iceberg, Kendil." Accidently set a human adrift once in three hundred years and no one lets you forget it.
A snowball formed in front of her face, but Kendil didn't want to hear any more lectures. She wanted to scout for the new Toyland location, keep the big babies from falling into the chilly water, then get home before the reindeer games started. She had big money riding on Dasher this year.
With a quick swipe of her hand, Kendil dissolved the communication ball. She kicked her way through the soft, fluffy powder and wondered what to do with any humans she found. Since the ice flow idea had been vetoed, maybe she could put them on the cliffside, warn them not to move, finish up her real work then get them back to their base.
Really, what good were humans, anyway? Granted, some of the more creative ones had invented the Wii, which she loved. Currently, she held rock goddess title among all the elves. Except now that she was stuck caring for and babysitting the humans, those tricky flower elves would do anything to take the title away from her.
So humans had their uses, but sticking their fragile, big butts on the South Pole made her temper rise. Only humans could be so asinine and full of themselves to think they'd make it out alive And for a training exercise of all things.
What would the goofy beings think of next?
If Kendil had her way, she'd dump them all back where they came from, terrified of the South Pole and everything related to it.