world shifted the moment she was born. Now, nothing can stop him from making
meeting a man who looks like an angel, wings and all? What would you do if this
man told you he existed with only one purpose – to claim you and only you?
beauty with a tough façade, who finds herself in that age old quandary, “always
a bridesmaid, never a bride.” A string of lackluster relationships leave her
hopeless and ready to settle…Until she meets Japheth, the man her fiancé claims
is his best friend! Japheth’s arrival is heralded by an attack on Destiny’s
life, and instinctively, she knows this is just the beginning.
angel but he’s far from it. In his world, the ratio of men to women is 500 to
1, and although he’s a superior being, he’s willing to break the most sacred
law of his brothers, even drink human blood, to have one meant for him alone.
When he meets
Destiny, he knows she’s the one he’s been searching for. To claim her, he will
have to betray a friend, risk his life, and hardest of all, humble himself
enough to win her love.
too far away to get a good look at the legendary J, Destiny watched the two men
hug briefly, her mind going back to the conversation with Memaw. “Destiny, you be extra careful the next few
days. Okay? Memaw’s got a feeling.” She wondered what all the sudden drama
was about, especially since she was always careful.
older woman was always right, though, so she glanced around cautiously as she
walked. Memaw had said those same words to her the night she was attacked. J
bent to pick up his one bag of luggage, and before she could reach them, they
were heading back toward her.
overheard part of their conversation as they came closer. “…man, I know it’s after two and all, but I’ve never seen everybody
asleep at the bus station like this before. Everybody was laid out except
couldn’t help noticing J’s striking gait as he stalked closer, almost graceful,
but with a natural swagger. Now that’s a jungle cat in a man’s body.
dragged her gaze from Robert’s friend and surveyed the station in an attempt to
stop staring, unable to miss how hesitant she was to stop admiring him.
Something about the way he moved sent a jolt of energy rushing through her,
punching her guilt button along the way. Her relationship with Robert was no
match made in heaven, but that did not make it okay to have the thoughts she
was having about his best friend.
during this beautiful season, the dreary bus station looked and felt dank,
hopeless. The floodlights, although strategically placed, barely pierced the
darkness, and the skinny trees left over from the last time anyone cared,
reminded her of how she really felt about being alone.
blur of movement caught her attention. Fear and nausea invaded her, welling up
from its hiding place as a tall, dark figure rushed toward her, hands like
claws reaching to grab her. Time stood still as waves of nausea struck,
rendering her unable to move, a predicament she’d never found herself in until
the reality-changing attack.
stumbled and fell to the ground, setting every survival instinct in motion to
fight, but as quickly as the shadow appeared, it was gone. The station was
eerily quiet and still again, and she was standing, with no memory of getting
up from the ground.
glanced around again, checking all sides, then turned to face Robert and J as
they stopped in front of her like nothing happened. “Baby, this is Japheth
Danaelson. Everybody calls him J. J, this is Destiny Carter, my Baby.”
tried to dismiss her hazy account of the monster as a flashback, but
subconsciously, she knew better. Something had just tried to attack her again.
Just as suddenly as it had appeared, the creature had stopped in its tracks.
Despite disorientation, wobbly knees, and the feeling that she had somehow
skipped through time, her mind reeling with doubt over what she’d just seen,
Japheth’s presence overshadowed everything else.
close, Japheth was breathtaking. Glancing around again every few seconds,
Destiny tried desperately to hold onto something concrete to alleviate her
lingering fear, and Robert’s friend provided a welcome anchor. She had trouble
forming words, but she was grateful when she managed to whisper. “Hi.”
Her stories tell of shifters, vamps, angels, demons, and fey (the Vodouin variety). Dariel is currently writing three series: “Dark Sentinels” (wolf shifters), “Orlosian Warriors” (Vampire-like Nephilim), and “Gateway” (a crossover erotic paranormal suspense with romantic elements). For more about Dariel, follow her blog or visit her website. She also publishes a new release newsletter. If you enjoyed this book, please post a review on review sites. You can also follow her and contact her on Twitter, Facebook, or Pinterest.
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Muffy was born in Texas to traditional parents. With two older brothers, she was the youngest, the family “princess,” indulged and pampered. Her father was a career Colonel and pilot in the U.S. Air Force which required the family to travel extensively. Muffy spent her formative years in Europe and ‘came of age’ in France which forged her joie de vivre and love for books and writing. Married and living in the tropical paradise of SW Florida along the Gulf Coast, Muffy writes and enjoys life in the sun with her husband and wee Havanese pup, Burt.
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