Mid Week Teaser looking back on Surprising the Alpha
The town is dying after a new highway takes previous through traffic and custom away from shops, cafes, the bars and tourist attractions. The Venn wolf-shifter pack and alpha Joshua Venn are suffering. They’ve lived happily in the town as humans and like it, but now they’re threatened with slinking back to the woodland den with their tails between their legs.
One warm summer day Dani Cruz and her brother Jason hit town. They’re entrepreneurs whose business is town regeneration. Only one person resents their arrival, alpha wolf-shifter Joshua. Will his determination to be the only one who saves his pack drive the town to ruin?
Or will something happen that changes his life forever?
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The huge gray wolf skirted the perimeter of the orchards, and then, dropping his pace to a dogtrot, he sniffed the air, and followed the new scents. They were human and something else, some sweet herbal scent he didn’t recognize. There was just the merest hint of wolf, too, but he dismissed it. Perhaps Lucas has been to see Becky in the last week…vague though for a scent that should be familiar to me…too vague…I could be mistaken… Intrigued by the scents, Joshua dropped the thought and went to investigate.
He leapt the low hedge that separated the orchards from the land where the owning family’s house stood. A shiny blue SUV with California plates stood on the drive. The new scents swirled around there. Joshua picked out one and breathed it in. Female—delicious. The perfume enticed and beguiled him. He dropped to the ground in a patch of giant white daises. I want to see her. The need to set eyes on the female drove all other thought from him. The herbal and the female scents filled his head. He swallowed down a surprising urge to howl.
Dani Cruz ran down the steps from the veranda, her glossy brown hair streaming out behind her. The top four buttons of her white cotton shirt were undone and as she moved, the warm breeze flattened the fabric against her breasts. She strode to the SUV.
Mesmerized by her loveliness, the wolf froze to watch her. The way her slim hips moved, her thighs in the tight denim jeans, and the tilt of her head showing her slender neck trapped him in a spell of desire the like he’d never felt before. Joshua snuffled, a sound somewhere between a whimper and a growl. He bathed in her scent. He soaked up the sight of her. She’s beautiful. She’s mine. Who is she? I have to know. I have to meet her.
Enchanted, he gazed at her as she got into the SUV and drove away. Joshua rose up on his powerful hind legs and leapt after the vehicle. At the end of the long driveway, he came to his senses and stopped chasing the SUV. He sat down for a moment his breath strangely stolen from him. He panted, and shook his huge head to rid himself of the captivating female perfume. Joshua’s blue gaze raked the surrounding countryside. The noise of the car engine was faint now. The gray wolf stood again, trotted along the path, and then changed direction to head for home. Thoughts traveled through his head as he crossed the lush terrain. Maybe she’s visiting the family before they move. Maybe she’s come to help them move. Maybe she’s the person who’s buying the orchards…Lucas might know. Hell, but she’s gorgeous, so sexy. I want her…
Copyright Elodie Parkes Siren Publishing
Surprising the Alpha Book 1 The Venn Pack in Love
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