Friday, November 25, 2011

A Birthday Treat for You!

It's my birthday today, so I decided to celebrate it by hosting Amber Kell today. Since she is a November baby, too, she has been blog hopping and posting a new section of a free read every day this month. So, now it's my turn. *claps hands* If you have missed the other chapter to this wonderful story, jump on over to her blog for all the details. Now, I'm off to gobble up some cake.

Accidental Alpha #25

Stanley caught the door with his foot and closed it with a shove. He slid his hands around Fenris and cradled him close as if he were something worth treasuring. “Did you come find me for some afternoon nookie or was there something else?”
His erection promptly deflated. “My mother called. She said she’d like to meet you and your family.”
The alpha stiffened. “Well since you had to meet my parents, I could meet your mother and her husband.”
“His name’s Abraham.”
“Ah.” Stanley rubbed noses with Fenris. “Do we like Abraham?”
Fenris shrugged. “He’s okay. You know how kids are. When their parents divorce they always think some day they’ll get back together.”
“Well I can see how in your case you might think they really would.”
“Yeah. Anyway you don’t have anything to fear, you’re an alpha.”
Stanley frowned. “What does that mean?”
Fenris grinned him. “That’s like bagging a doctor in human terms. You’re golden.”
Laughing, Stanley kissed him. “I’m glad. My mother liked you too.”
“Yeah, but your father didn’t.”
Stanley shrugged. “He’ll adapt.”
“If he doesn’t?” Fenris didn’t want to push but he also didn’t want to cause a rift between his new mate and Stanley’s parents.
“Trust me. He’ll adapt. My father is currently disappointed his plans didn’t work out but deep down he wants me to be happy.”
Fenris wasn’t going to borrow trouble. Stanley knew the Overseer better than anyone with the exception of Stanley’s mother. If his mate felt no concern over the situation than Fenris wasn’t going to lose sleep over it.
“Mom wants to have dinner with you and your parents. She says in-laws should get to know each other.”
“I’ll call my mother and figure out a good time.”
A wave of relief swept through Fenris. He fingered Stanley’s collarbone where it showed above his shirt. “There’s only one more little thing, it’s barely worth mentioning.”
“Uh, huh,” Stanley’s tone was disbelieving. Smart man.
Fenris kept his gaze on his finger and avoided his mate’s eyes. “I told the pack you’d host the next full moon hunt.”
Stanley’s lifted Fenris’ chin. “What aren’t you telling me?”
“If Sebastian wants to challenge you for the alpha position and merge the two packs he’ll do it at the hunt.”
“How does he know where we’ll meet?”
Fenris smiled. “We’ll tell him of course. We’re wolves we don’t hide from snakes.”
Stanley laughed. “When am I hosting this shindig?”
“In three nights. I’ve already arranged for the food.”
Fenris closed his eyes as Stanley ran his fingers through Fenris’ hair in long, gentle strokes. “You take good care of me mate.”
“I’ll always take care of you, that’s my job.” Fenris leaned his head against Stanley’s shoulder and sighed.


  1. Awww....I love this bit!

    Happy Birthday Steph!!!

  2. Oh, I can't wait for the full moon hunt.

  3. I did fail to mention HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEPHANI! Have a wonderful day celebrating with friends and family.

  4. aww man I am falling in love more and more with these two. *sighs happily*

    Have a most marvelous birthday Stephani

  5. Happy birthday Stephani!

    Thanks for today's installment Amber, I like how you showed their tender side today and am looking forward to Stanley kicking Sebastian's butt!

    Brandi Roberts

  6. Happy birthday Stephani! So great that the birthday blog is hosted here, I'm in love with your lost shifters....especially Shane and Riley!

    That said, I can't wait for both the hunt and the dinner (raise your hand if you also think there will be distinct similarities between the two)

  7. Aww, they're so cute together.

    Happy Birthday, Stephani! I hope your cake was good. :D

  8. Happy Birthday Stephani :-)

    Hmmm, hunt & dinner. Kind of makes you wonder which one of the two will be more combative doesn't it. I hope Stanley's father behaves himself. LOL.

  9. Happy Happy Birthday. And I agree, love the lost shifters.

  10. Happy Birthday!!
    Another wonderful addition :)

  11. Happy Birthday Stephani!!!

    Can't wait for Stephen to get his.

  12. Happy Birthday Stephani.
    I love the interaction between Stanley and Fenris.

  13. Happy Birthday Stephani - enjoy that cake!!

    I can't wait to see how the family dinner goes with both sets of parents. :)

    - Susan R

  14. Those two are sweet together and seem to really get each other. Loving this book!
    Happy Birthday Stephanie!

  15. Happy Birthday stephanie. Amber as usual has outdone herself with this entry.

  16. Another awesome installment my Queen....Happy Birthday Stephani!!!!

  17. First, Happy Happy Birthday, Stephani! And second, I can't wait to see what happens when the in-laws meet. :)

  18. Poor Stanley - becoming Alpha over 2 packs (when he has won beat the shit out of Sebastian in that challange... LOL

  19. Awwwww, they are so cute together =)
    Can't wait for that dinner. and the hunt of course ;)

    Happy Birthday Stephani XD

  20. Happy Birthday!!

    Bit naughty of Fenris setting this up without checking with his mate first, looking forward to seeing what happens next hehe

  21. Happy Birthday!!!!
    lol I can't wait to see what happens next...

  22. Awe Fen is so cute!

    Happy birthday Steph! Love your books :)

  23. Happy Birthday Stephani, I hope that you have a wonderful day/weekend and spend lots of time with a very good book, friends and family. I hope you laugh and have fun.

  24. Oops, forgot to say, I really enjoyed this part of the story.

  25. Happy Birthday, Stephani!! Hope you have a wonderful day!

  26. Can't wait to read about the dinner between Stanley's parents and Fenris' Mom. Happy Birthday Stephani!

    Jen C

  27. Happy Birthday, Stephani!
    May your day have good bargins and a nice bottle of wine

  28. Well happy birthday Stephani, and thanks for posting another fun excerpt from Amber.

    caity_mack at yahoo dot com

  29. Happy Birthday Steph!!!! Even though it has past, Happy Birthday again Amber!!!!

  30. Awww! How sweet! :)

    & HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Hope you have a great one!

    Deborah H

  31. This just keeps getting better!

    Happy Birthday Stephani!!

  32. HAPPY BIRTHDAY Stephani.
    Another fab excerpt Amber.

  33. Ooooh, meeting of the in-laws! Can't wait!

    Happy Birthday Stephani!!! =)

  34. Happy Birthday Stephani! I have most of your books too. Amber, can't wait to see what happens next.

  35. HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEPHANI!!! Hope you have a terrific day! Looking forward to "Light Outside the Closet" on the first.

    Amber- That was a cute one. Can't wait to see the parents meet.

  36. happy birthday, steph :)

    love this story

  37. Happy birthday Steph.
    Amber really loving this story.

  38. Such a lovely moment, so I'm waiting for the big BOOM :)

    Happy Birthday, Stephani!!

  39. OO Dinner, a hunt and a challenge! Cool Stephani, Happy Birthday and thank you for inviting us over!

  40. sweet...

    Happy Birthday Stephani - hope it's a good one!

  41. Happy Birthday Stephani!! Hope you had a good one.

    Amber, great installment as usual. But I still want more..

  42. A hunt, potential challenge and dinner with the in-laws, which is more dangerous?

    Happy B'day Stephani! I believe those of us born in November are superior beings (wink wink).

  43. Oh my! In laws meeting...full moon hunt...possible alpha challenge. That's what I'm talking about! Great post Amber. And, Happy Birthday Stephani!!!

  44. Sigh, I want more please ... I hope all you US peeps have had a great day! Thx for sharing Stephani :)

  45. Happy Birthday Stephani! I'm loving the story.

  46. I am so loving this story, Fenris and Stanley are so cute together in this installment. Looks like there is going to be lots of action in the last days of this blog story. Dinner with the in laws, hunt and possible challenge. Can't wait for tomorrow's post.

    Happy Birthday Stephani, love your Lost Shifter books, Shanes blog story, and also as of yesterday your Night Wardens series. Can't wait for the second book to come out next month as well as the next Lost Shifter book. I am thinking I might have to blow the book budget for the month and purchase the Drone Vampire series as they were mentioned in Night Terrors. This and Ambers new book coming out tonight (my time zone)should hopefully keep me busy until your next books are released.

    Hopefully, might have to try and stop reading so fast. Yeah right! Tried can't do it, totally addicted. Love reading to much.

  47. HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEPHANI!! I hope it rocked :)
    I really liked this installment of the story :) Its nice to have some sweetness in with the sexy :)
    Ashley A

  48. Love the post Amber. Can't wait to see Stanley go all alpha at the hunt.

    Happy Birthday Stephani!! Love your books.

    Wendy H.

  49. Happy Birthday Stephanie!

    Sweet post today:)

  50. Great installment!

    Happy Birthday Stephani!

  51. Happy Birthday!!! Great hope Fenris and Stanley's mother bond. KD

  52. Can't wait to see how the dinner and the hunt go!

  53. Happy Birthday Stephanie! Don't know Which I hope for more the dinner or the pack run

  54. Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday Dear Stephani, Happy Birthday to You!!!! :o)

    Thank you for hosting Amber on your Blog today, 2 Very Talented Birthday Ladies in November. There are 4 authors which I buy every book they release, You & Amber, Stormy Glenn & Joyee Flynn, so PLEASSSZZZEEEE Stephani & Amber, keep those HAWT Books Coming!!!! :)

    Fenris is just so cute LOL this comment was so funny....“There’s only one more little thing, it’s barely worth mentioning.” One little thing??? LOL I don't think Sebastain is in the catagory of a little thing. LOL But I'm sure Fenris will find a way to take Stanley's mind off of the upcoming challenge.

    I hope Everyone had a Very Happy & Blessed Thanksgiving & a Sage Black Friday,
    Renee' S.

  55. they are so cute! and HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEPHANI!!

  56. sweet! Happy Birthday Stephani!!!!

  57. Brilliant post amber really enjoying this story.

    Happy Birthday stephani

  58. happy birthday Steph!!!

    Loved this part very sweet!!

  59. Thank you everybody for visiting and all the birthday wishes!

  60. Happy Happy Birthday~*