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Dead and Loving It by MaryJanice Davidson
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Jun 16, 11

bookshelves: fantasy-romance, sensuous, vampire, werewolf-shapeshifter, short-stories
Read on June 16, 2011

** spoiler alert ** Santa Claws... Alec Kilcurt, scottish - in Boston for the were alpha's baby homage... mateless...

ready to go home, walking down the street and smells peaches,... and follows the smell to Giselle - a human (whose mother worked for the alpha's father, so she grew up hearing stories about werewolves, though she never met one)... Giselle feels average, with pale hair & too plump rear...

But Alec is enamored... and he sweeps her off her feet - and though he is working on not giving her too much information at one time, she understands... she recognizes he is a were - and that his bite is his mark... and after a night of passion, she agrees to marry him...

Monster Love...

Janet Lupo - werewolf, aggressive, unlikable, irritated by the alpha's baby.. Richard Will - vampire - gave up on women - too weak, too scared, too hmmmm... they meet - he is enamored, they make a date... but she is called to see the alpha... and is leaving, and he comes early, and gets angry... so he kidnaps her... and does not believe that she is a werewolf, does not believe why she was going to break the date & that she'd track him down later... and 8 days later, when she Changes, and escapes, he is depressed... but she returns 3 days later - after 3 days of the full moon, because she loves him and he loves her for who she is...

There's No Such Thing as a Werewolf...

Dr. Drake Dragon is a blind werewolf - and not accepted by his pack... so he left to make his own life... and using his other skills, he makes an excellent doctor... and one night he meets Crescent Muhn - homeless, has a bit of precognition, and she is convinced she can fly... and Drake can actually see her, not smell her emotions, and hear her heart beat, etc. He turns wolf to stop her from jumping off a roof, and asks her to stay with him... and when he rescues her the next night from her homeless 'friends', and then kisses her - they fall into bed... she is part fae and once she gets rid of the metal rings (ears, lip, belly), she can fly...

A Fiend in Need

Antonia, hybrid wolf - the only one in her pack who can't Change but has precognition - is treated warily by the rest of the pack... finally asks her inner voice to see for herself... and it tells her to go to the queen witha an address in Minneapolis... and when she gets there, it is the queen of vampire - Betsy, with the king Sinclair (they deposed the evil vampire who had made fiends - baby vampires which he had withheld blood)..

and Antonia meets and recognizes George - one of the fiends, who attached themselves to Betsy's eclectic household. Over the last year, George was geting a bit better... speaking single words... and he is enamored of Antonia... and they make love, and he takes her blood, and he gets much better... and once she realizes when he says he loves Betsy as a sister, and loves her passionately, she becomes part of Betsy's family...
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