I'm delighted to welcome the fabulous Rosanna Leo here today. Although this is her first guest appearance, I've featured her books twice now. The first time was for a Cupid Threesome, and the second for a Tiger Foursome. It's probably obvious at this stage I'm a bit of a fangirl.
Rosanna has a brand new book out. Predator's Claim is the forth installment in her Gemini Island Shifters series, and it happens to follow one of my favorite story lines—co-workers turned lovers. I'll let Rosanna tell you all about it.
I’d like to thank Tara for hosting me today! I’m so pleased to be here.
My latest paranormal romance is Predator’s Claim, Gemini Island Shifters 4, and I’m very happy to introduce it to you today. This shifter romance features a very unlikely pair of lovers, Bart Cairo and Charlotte Moffatt, both wolf shifters. I love pairing people who seem completely unsuited for each other because it always makes the sparks fly.
Charlotte is a potty-mouthed, free spirit who wants nothing more than to pursue her career and be her own person. Bart is a gruff security specialist at the shifter-friendly Ursa Resort, and knows Charlotte is his mate. In fact, he’s secretly adored his co-worker for years, but has watched her flirt with numerous other men. He is no longer willing to accept this dynamic when dangerous circumstances throw them together. Despite the fact they want to throttle each other at times, they know the attraction between them is potentially the most explosive either has ever felt.
Only Charlotte does not succumb easily. Will the big, bad wolf man help her to submit? I hope you’ll check out Predator’s Claim and find out!
As if Rosanna's introduction isn't enough, I have some more eye-candy in the form of a trailer (made by the very talented The Book Chick). Below it, you can find more about Predator's Claim and its author, so don't forget to keep scrolling down. As always, comments are much appreciated.
Predator’s Claim – Gemini Island Shifters 4
For years, wolf shifter Bart Cairo has harbored secret feelings for his co-worker, Charlotte Moffatt. Even though he thinks he’s been discreet with his affections, everyone at Gemini Island’s Ursa Fishing Lodge knows he and Charlotte, a fellow wolf shifter, are meant to be mates. Everyone but Charlotte.
Charlotte couldn’t be less interested in mating. A free spirit, she wants nothing more than to succeed at her new career in the big city and leave small-town Gemini Island behind. However, she can’t deny Bart stirs up unwanted emotions inside her. Emotions she swore she’d never feel again.
The occasion of Bart’s family reunion compels him to assume new responsibilities, and to consider a role he never envisioned for himself. Family tensions rise to the surface as a new Alpha is proclaimed in his pack. And when old grudges escalate, Bart must stake his claim.
Charlotte resists as he stakes a claim on her as well. But when he begins to employ sexual tactics of temptation, she wonders if the only solution is submission to the enticing wolf man. Can she trust her heart again? And can they find their happy ending before an enemy cuts their story short?
He pushed aside one of the suitcases in his way and backed her up against the sitting room wall. He put his hands on either side of her head, closing her in, and leaned toward her. Soaking up the scent of her talc-scented skin and her womanly heat, he inhaled deeply, knowing she was hot for him. “Did our kiss mean nothing to you?”
She blinked. As she stared at him, tears threatened, pooling at the corners of her eyes, but she banished them with another punishing series of blinks. “Nothing.”
Oh, she was good, but he was better. No kidding a kidder, after all. He wet his lips and pinned his gaze on hers, which were now trembling ever so slightly. “You’re fooling yourself.”
“I’m not,” she said on a gulp. “I’m not…”
“Oh yes, you are,” he warned, his voice low and deep. “But that’s gonna stop here and now, Charles.” He moved his face closer to hers, bent his head, and dragged his tongue up the length of her neck. When she gasped, he felt her hold her breath and moved his tongue as slowly as possible. He ground his hips against her, and his cock thumped violently against her belly.
She slammed her hands against the wall behind her, clearly trying to get purchase on anything but him. Even still, her hips rolled against his in obvious invitation. “I want you to stop,” she cried. Her chest jerked as the plaint escaped her, and her tears finally tumbled down her cheeks.
He moved away, just millimeters so she could breathe. Cupping her face, he stared her right in the eyes. “Say it again, and maybe I’ll believe you this time.”
“I want you to…” she squeaked.
“What was that? I can’t quite hear you, princess.”
Her lips wobbled and her eyes crinkled in what could only be agony of the worst kind. “I want…Oh God! I want you.”
He let out the breath he’d been holding and shots of heat radiated through him.
He took her mouth in a savage kiss, meant to illustrate his dominance over her. He nipped at her lips, none too gently, and felt them swell under his touch. Good. That’s how he wanted her. Plump and overcome and ready for him. Always.
As he drove his tongue into her mouth, tangling it with hers, he heard her groan. Ecstasy made his cock riot in his pants, and he would have done anything in that moment to strip her of her clothes and plunge into her sweet moisture. His Charlotte. His woman. He’d make her his in every sense of the word, and soon.
Rosanna Leo is a multi-published, erotic romance author with Liquid Silver Books who lives and breathes paranormal romance. Several of her books about Greek gods, selkies and shape shifters have been named Night Owl Romance and Two Lips Recommended Reads. When not writing, she can be found haunting dusty library stacks or planning her next star-crossed love affair. Visit Rosanna's website