By Mardi Maxwell
Genre: Sci-fi Romance
Krystali enchantress Belle of the House of Arlyn stands accused of spying and has been banished from her community. The truth would exonerate her but she doesn’t dare tell it. As an enchantress she can provide for herself except when it comes to defense. For that she needs a worthy warrior.
Zarronian warrior Ronin Hughson recognized Belle as his mate the moment he saw her. Eager to bond, he approached her and was immediately turned away by her spoiled behavior. After consulting with the starship’s doctor, he believes Krystali will produce a kinder mate for him. In the meantime, he feels drawn to protect the spoiled enchantress.
Belle makes sure he knows she doesn’t want him anywhere near her while Ronin makes sure she knows no other warrior was willing to protect her. Resigned to traveling together they try to ignore each other but Ronin’s mating fever and Belle’s troubles set them up for a destiny they can’t avoid.
Ronin looked down, saw the notes attached to the leather flap and grabbed them. His name was on the outside of one, and Taryq’s was on the other.
He tore open the one addressed to him.
You were right when you said my presence in the camp was dangerous. I knew this but I wasn’t brave enough to leave. At least not then. Your presence has made me stronger and I’m no longer afraid.
Her words sent an intense wave of fear through him. She wouldn’t have left him willingly after bonding with him. Not after saying she loved him. He forced himself to continue reading even though all he wanted to do was go after her.
You are an honorable warrior. You vowed to protect me, and you have done that and more. Allowing me to claim you saved my life. I could do no less for you last moon rising although I know I am not a worthy mate.
“You are worthy. You said you loved me, Belle. I know you didn’t lie. I felt your love for me when I was inside you.”
I release you of your vow to protect me with but one request…
“No. No, Belle, I’ll never stop protecting you. Never stop wanting you.” A tear landed on the letter, soaking into it and blurring her words.
—please deliver the other letter to my brother. It holds important information about Arlyn that he must know.
I’ll never forget your kindness to me. I’ve asked the Goddess to bless you with your true mate and I know that she will.
Ronin tightened his hands on the letter, crumpling it, as if by doing so he could draw her back to him and hold onto her.
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I love the quirky and the unique. I believe in ghosts, UFOs, and that we have a space station on the dark side of the moon. I’ve always loved to read (anything I could get my hands on) and I especially like zombie and EMP novels. Yes, I know, but I can’t resist them. I also read a lot of romance (historical, contemporary, and I love those shifters and Doms). I like books that put me "through the wringer," so expect a lot of drama and laughter in my books as well. And, of course, don’t forget the happy ending.
I write contemporary erotic romance and steamy sci-fi romance. When I’m not working you can find me spending time with my family and friends or curled up with a good book.
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