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Author: Shelly Laurenston

Originally from Long Island, New York, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelly Laurenston has resigned herself to West Coast living which involves healthy food, mostly sunny days, and lots of guys not wearing shirts when they really should be. Shelly Laurenston is also The New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author G.A. Aiken, creator of the Dragon Kin series. For more info on G.A.'s dangerously and arrogantly sexy dragons, check out her website at www.gaaiken.com.

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The Unyielding - Call of Crows, #3

The Unyielding
  • Stars 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781617735134
  • Release: 2017-03-28
  • Author: Shelly Laurenston
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Kensington Books
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Stieg Engstrom, Angriest Viking Ever, has got big problems. The human Viking Clans of earth are in danger of being obliterated—along with the rest of the world—and the only one who may be able to save them is a super pain-in-the-ass Crow. Most people annoy Stieg, but this is the one woman he really can’t stand…

Erin Amsel loves being a Crow! Why wouldn’t she when the other Viking Clans are so hilariously arrogant and humorless? She’s not about to let all that come to an end! She just didn’t expect to be shoulder to shoulder in battle with Stieg. Then again, he’s so easy to torment—and also kind of cute.

With the future of the world riding on them, Stieg knows he’ll have to put aside his desperate need to kiss the smirk right off Erin’s face. Wait. What? He didn’t mean that—did he? No! They have one goal: To conquer the idiots. Because nothing bugs Stieg more than when idiots win. If only he can keep himself from suddenly acting like one…


The Undoing - Call Of Crows, #2

The Undoing
  • 5 Stars Stars
  • Number: 9781617735097
  • Release: 2016-03-29
  • Author: Shelly Laurenston
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Kensington Books
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No one would ever accuse Jace Berisha of having an easy life--considering her husband…you know…killed her. But that was then! Now she fights for mighty Viking gods with the spectacular and vicious Crows.

But things are turning very bad, very quickly because a vengeful, ancient goddess has come into the world with just one thing on her mind--ending it. And the only way they can hope to stop her is if the Crows join forces with their one-time enemies, the Protectors. A Viking Clan created to do nothing but kill every Crow they see.

Thankfully, Protector Ski Eriksen is a peace loving kind of guy. Because the woman he is desperately trying to get close to is the beautiful and not-very-chatty Jace. Battling Nordic clans? Unkillable goddesses? Jace's mean-spirited dog? None of these things would ever get in the way of a true Viking!


The Unleashing - Call Of Crows, #1

The Unleashing
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781617735059
  • Release: 2015-03-31
  • Author: Shelly Laurenston
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Kensington Books
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Winging It

Kera Watson never expected to face death behind a Los Angeles coffee shop. Not after surviving two tours lugging an M16 around the Middle East. If it wasn't for her hot Viking customer showing up too late to help, nobody would even see her die.

In uncountable years of service to the Allfather Odin, Ludvig "Vig" Rundstrom has never seen anyone kick ass with quite as much style as Kera. He knows one way to save her life--but she might not like it. Signing up with the Crows will get Kera a new set of battle buddies: cackling, gossiping, squabbling, party-hearty women. With wings. So not the Marines.

But Vig can't give up on someone as special as Kera. With a storm of oh-crap magic speeding straight for L.A., survival will depend on combining their strengths: Kera's discipline, Vig's loyalty... and the Crows' sheer love of battle. Boy, are they in trouble.


The Beast In Him - The Pride Series

The Beast In Him
  • Number: 9780758234865
  • Release: 2014-09-02
  • Author: Shelly Laurenston
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Kensington Books
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Some things are so worth waiting for. Like the moment when Jessica Ward "accidentally" bumps into Bobby Ray Smith and shows him just how far she's come since high school. Back then, Jess' gangly limbs and bruised heart turned to jelly any time Smitty's "all the better to ravish you with" body came near her. So, some things haven't changed. Except now Jess is a success on her own terms. And she can enjoy a romp - or twenty - with a big, bad wolf and walk away. Easy. The sexy, polished CEO who hires Smitty's security firm might be a million miles from the lovable geek he knew, but her kiss, her touch, is every bit as hot as he imagined. Jess was never the kind to ask for help, and she doesn't want it now, not even with someone targeting her Pack. But Smitty's not going to turn tail and run. Not before proving that their sheet-scorching animal lust is only the start of something even wilder...


Bite Me - The Pride Series

Bite Me
  • 4 Stars 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780758265241
  • Release: 2014-03-25
  • Author: Shelly Laurenston
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Brava
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Livy Kowalski has no time for idiots. When you shapeshift into a honey badger, getting through life's irritants is a finely honed skill. Until she gets stuck housing her nutso cousin and dealing with her dad's untimely and unexplained demise. That's where Vic Barinov comes in - or his house does. Vic can't step outside without coming back to find Livy devouring his honey stash and getting the TV remote sticky. It gets his animal instincts all riled up. But he'll have to woo her at high speed: all hell is breaking loose, and Livy is leading the charge...


Wolf with Benefits

Wolf with Benefits
  • 5 Stars 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780758265227
  • Release: 2013-03-26
  • Author: Shelly Laurenston
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Brava
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There’s nothing like a good-‘ol-boy wolf. And ace security expert Ricky Lee Reed serves, seduces, and protects with all the right moves…

Sure, Toni Jean-Louis Parker has to be the responsible oldest sister to a crazy-brilliant clan of jackal siblings. But now she’s cutting loose for some hot, sweaty, no-commitments fun—and the sexy, slow-talking, swift-moving predator assigned to keep her family safe is just the right thing to shapeshift her love life into overdrive. Trouble is, he’s starting to get all obsessive wolf on her every time he looks in her direction…

Getting serious about anyone isn’t in Ricky Lee Reed’s plans. Hell, even now he doesn’t really have a plan—outside of catching whomever is threatening this dangerously brilliant family. But the more he gets of Toni, the more he’s howling for her. And whatever it takes to convince her what they have is everything, well, this wily wolf is down for the sizzling chase…


Howl For It

Howl For It
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780758273444
  • Release: 2012-08-28
  • Authors: Shelly Laurenston, Cynthia Eden
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Brava
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Shelly Laurenston - "Like a Wolf with a Bone" - Quiet little Darla Lewis couldn't be happier when the most-feared member of the South's rowdiest pack kidnaps her. A girl gets real tired of being overprotected by her own shifter family, and there's nothing like a big bad wolf to start a pack feud, unleash her instincts- and have her surrender however and whenever she wants...Cynthia Eden - "Wed or Dead" - Gage Ryder knew his human bride had a wild side. But spending their honeymoon night on the run from hunters out to finish him and his pack is sure not the kind of fun he was looking forward to. No problem - Gage will do whatever it takes to lay bare Kayla's secrets. If he can keep from being captured by his own seductive game...


Bear Meets Girl

Bear Meets Girl
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B0063KB25S
  • Release: 2012-03-27
  • Author: Shelly Laurenston
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Kensington Books
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He's big, burly, and way smarter than your average shapeshifting bear. He's also about to get trapped by own his game. . .

Lou Crushek is a reasonable, mellow, easygoing kind of guy. But once someone starts killing the scumbags he works so hard to bust, that really gets under his fur. Especially when that someone is a curvy she-tiger with a skill set that's turning Crush's lone-bear world upside down--and bringing his passion out of hibernation. . .

As a member of an elite feline protection unit, Marcella Malone has no problem body-dropping anyone who hunts her kind. But Crush is proving one major pain in her gorgeous tail. The only reason she's joined forces with him is to track down the wealthy human who's got her entire species in his ruthless sights. It sure isn't because Crush's stubborn and contrary attitude is rubbing Cella in all the right ways. . .

"Laurenston's characters shine with wit and depth." --Publishers Weekly on Belong to the Night


Everlasting Bad Boys

Everlasting Bad Boys
  • Number: 9780758228505
  • Release: Out Now
  • Authors: Noelle Mack, Shelly Laurenston, Cynthia Eden
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Brava
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Can't get enough - Shelly Laurenston. Even for a dragon, Ailean the Wicked has a bad reputation. For 150 years he's been renowned for his fighting prowess, but now he's got a new conquest in mind - a gorgeous dragoness known as Shalin the Innocent. Ailean suspects he's anything but. And while he's saving her from her enemies, he plans to prove that, even in human form, a bad-boy dragon can show a girl a good time that's truly off the scale...Spellbound - Cynthia Eden. No witch in her right mind would summon an immortal soul-hunter to her aid, but Serena Tyme needs Luis D'Amil's help to destroy the warlock who's stalking her coven. And she's willing to pay any price he names...especially when the tall, dark, sexy-as-hell assassin shows her he can work some sensual magic of his own.Turn me on - Noelle Mack. Finally, Beth Danforth has found a man who can flip her switch. That's because super sexy Justin Watts, CEO of SpectraSign, is literally made of light. His dazzling, custom-built body can't ever wear out. And talk about energy - Beth can't get enough of the guy. The sex is electrifying. The love will never fade away...


Belong To The Night

Belong To The Night
  • Number: 9780758238870
  • Release: Out Now
  • Authors: Sherrill Quinn, Shelly Laurenston, Cynthia Eden
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Brava
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"The Wolf, The Witch, And Her Lack Of Wardrobe" by Shelly Laurenston - Jamie Meacham has enough trouble controlling her supernatural abilities. There's no time for lust, or for Tully Smith, even with his smoldering amber eyes. But Tully's grappling with his own animal instincts as a powerful shifter-wolf, trying to protect all his territory..."In The Dark" by Cynthia Eden - FBI agent and leopard shifter Sadie James' undead ex, Liam, still arouses her deepest desires. By teaming up with Liam, Sadie has a better chance of tracking the brutal rogue shifter who is terrorizing Miami, but as passion consumes them, she stands to lose more than just her heart. "City Of The Dead" by Sherrill Quinn - Dori Falcon is a witch with a plan: get to New Orleans, locate her missing brother, and recover a mysterious and powerful amulet. Her plan never included falling for sexy Cajun cop Jake Boudreau; but without his help, she may never find the key to her family's survival.


When He Was Bad

When He Was Bad
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780758227263
  • Release: June 2008
  • Authors: Shelly Laurenston, Cynthia Eden
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Kensington Books
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Blurb told from the POV of Cain Lawson, the hero of Wicked Ways…

I’m too dangerous for her. I know it, but I can’t get my sexy new neighbor out of my head. When I hear her scream one night, the absolute last thing I expect to see is Miranda Shaw–star of my hottest fantasies–being attacked by a vampire. Now the undead jerk is after her, and I’m the only thing standing between the beautiful lady and a killer who just won’t stop. Well, too bad for him, because that vamp has just made the worst mistake of his afterlife–he’s tangled with a shifter. And Miranda, well, she’s so busy watching out for him that she won’t see me closing in on her–not until it’s too late–and I’m about to show her just how wild I can get…