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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Some secrets are deadly. Awakening the Dragon. New, discounted release! #MFRWsteam

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Title: Awakening the Dragon, Shadow-walkers Book 5

Author: Kelley Heckart

Author website: http://www.kelleyheckart.com

Genre: Contemporary, erotic paranormal romance, dragon shifter romance, mystery, fantasy

Release date: 10/28/20



(This is a standalone story in the Shadow-walkers series.)


Some secrets are deadly.

Do you like stories with sexy, mysterious dragon shifters, romance, and mystery? This passionate, thrilling romance is part of the highly rated Shadow-walkers series.

 She has a gentle soul, but she hides a dark secret.

 Mickey Dalton, wearer of the Opening rune and rhythm guitarist for the rock band Hecate’s Fury, is haunted by her past. Now, her present doesn’t make sense. Savic, the scarred dragon shifter, insists she tried to kill him, but she didn’t. Or at least, she doesn’t recall trying to kill him.

 She barely escaped his blade once, but not his passion.

 Ten years ago, Mickey had a one-night stand with the dragon shifter. His ominous reappearance puzzles her, especially since it coincides with a recent string of unsolved murders in L.A. Whether his return is a coincidence or not, she can’t deny the powerful attraction between them. When the Council accuses Savic of the murders, she will defend him, to the death if necessary.


Steamy Excerpt:

“Are you going to deny there’s something between us?” I trembled and drew my arms back across my chest.

“No. I know there’s something between us, something I’ve never felt before, something intensely powerful. But…” The light in his eyes softened, and a tic pulsed in his stubbly, square jaw.

He started to turn from me, hesitated, and groaned right before he cupped the back of my neck and brought his lips down on mine in a tender but crushing kiss that sent a flaming tingle all over my body.

Captivated by the spell he had over me, I dropped my hands to my sides and grasped his waist, our bodies pressing together. My dragon eased me down onto the drop cloth and undressed me, his eyes flickering with intense desire, his intent clear.

I wanted to tell him to stop because I didn’t want to be hurt when he left again, but instead, I undid his jeans and grasped his throbbing erection. A magnetic force drew me to him, so strong I couldn’t fight it.

He yanked his T-shirt off, kicked off his pants, and I feasted on his taut chest and abs covered in blue Celtic tattoos of spirals and animals. A majestic dragon adorned his body. The creature’s large head rested above his left breast, a massive leg and claw curved around his torso while the dragon’s body, wings, and tail spread across his shoulder and twisted down his left arm amongst the spirals. The sight of his gorgeous naked body, chiseled from pale stone like a fierce Celtic god and adorned with beautiful artwork, weakened my knees.

My gaze lowered and rested on his impressive length. My sex tingled. I wanted him deep inside of me. There was no need to worry about protection since I was on the pill.

“I think my ballocks are still a wee bit frightened of you.” He chuckled, his eyes sparkling.

“Maybe if I kiss them, they will forgive me.”

“Aye, they might.” He winked at me.

I cupped his balls in my hand and leaned over to kiss and suck them. He tasted like my favorite flavor of smoked hazelnuts and chocolate. His arousing groan rumbled in his chest, and he caressed my shoulders. My body ached for him in a way I never had for any man. This male was extraordinary, his powerful aura stroking my senses.

After gently coaxing me back down on the drop cloth, he mounted me and penetrated my walls. He gazed at me with adoration, the scars on his cheek lending him a fierce male beauty. I brushed my fingers across the deep, permanent scars I’d made. I’d marked him as mine even if I hadn’t been myself. A part of me had known.

He filled me with fire and passion, with fulfillment and belonging. We were kindred spirits. My rune vibrated and prickled with ferocious, relentless intensity.

Savic was my mate.

But a sense of sadness threatened to quell my brief happiness. Both of us were in great danger. As our orgasms rocked our bodies, foreboding followed, descending over me like a burial shroud to suffocate our moment of bliss.


 Buy links:

Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M499CKP

Amazon Paperback: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08MS5KF8B


Listen to Hecate’s Fury music here: https://www.reverbnation.com/hecatesfury

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Lisabet Sarai said...

Beautiful description of the dragon shifter, Kelley.

Plus I like the recognition that an astounding orgasm doesn't immediately make things right.

Sadira Stone said...

Don't you hate it whan a vision of doom spoils a good orgasm? Nice steamy scene!

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Kathryn R. Blake said...

I love the way the dragon tattoo wraps around him. I love both dragon shifters and actual dragons, so your snippet has intrigued me. Great job, Kelley.

Fiona McGier said...

So her nails marked him the last time, and that's how she knows he belongs to her? Must be a fated mates kind of knowledge. Steamy excerpt.

Daryl Devoré said...

Thank it a powerful last paragraph.

Savanna Kougar said...

As Daryl said, that last paragraph was a killer, in good intense way. Yeah, those dragon shifters are something else. I've always been fascinated with and very fond of on-the-good-side, powerful dragons.

Dee S Knight and Anne Krist said...

I really liked the comparisons to his dragon as they came together. His essence while in male form. Very nice!