The Wolf in the Neighborhood, Wolf Smitten Book 1 – Phoenix Johnson
Genre: Paranormal Erotic Romance
Release Date: January 15, 2013
What do you do when your past comes back to haunt you?
Could a dark secret revealed by a new lover be something you could overlook just to have him?
What kind of secrets could you learn to live with for true love?
Krissy has a hunky new neighbor with a dark secret; Derek is a vet with an interesting past. They hit it off quickly but when Krissy’s abusive ex, James comes to town, Derek shows a side Krissy never could have guessed, but James refuses to give up.
Can Derek’s secret save them, or will James have his revenge?
Phoenix Johnson is an Australian author who has always had the passion for the written word. She had her nose in at least one book ever since she could read and would even scrutinize the back of the cereal box every morning at breakfast. It was only natural she take up writing.
Phoenix has multiple works in progress, and her favourite writing genres are the same as her reading genres; erotica, romance, paranormal, thriller and a combination of these.
Having started out reviewing, Phoenix was nominated for the 2011 Xcite Best Reviewer Award. She also participated in her first NaNoWriMo in 2012 and successfully completed the challenge with a day to spare, despite also juggling a home life and full time study.
She currently lives in a small, rural town west of Brisbane, Queensland, with her partner, their daughter, two cats named Flash and Sirius, a Red Cattle x dog named Rusty, and their Siamese Fighting Fish aptly named Cranky.
Krissy risked a glance back at wolf-Derek, only to find him – it? – looking her over. She had no idea what was lurking behind those eyes and the steely gaze had her in such fear she thought she was going to throw up. As it took a step towards her she tried to crawl inside the couch. A long, clawed finger reached down to her face; she started shaking so hard, she thought she was going to vibrate herself to pieces. The image made her snort laughter in an odd high-pitched gurgle, making the advancing finger hesitate, before it finished its path to her cheek, gently stroking the red area where James had struck her earlier. Concern flickered in Wolf-Derek’s eyes, quickly replaced again by anger as he turned his gaze back on James.
Teaser for Once Bitten Twice Shy, Book 2 of the Wolf Smitten Trilogy.
As the sun started to rise, he heard his phone ring. Rolling over he noticed it was from an unknown number and was reluctant to answer. After a few moments of hesitation, he climbed out of bed and quietly left the room to answer the phone.
“Hi this is Derek. To whom am I speaking?” he quietly asked. When he heard the familiar voice on the other end, he felt cold wash over him like a bucket of water. Aubree was the last person he expected to hear from. She had made it clear weeks ago, that she had moved on with the new vet assistant in town. To now hear that she had not only broken up with the new man but that she had just arrived in Manhattan had him dumbfounded. What was he supposed to tell the woman with whom he had spent the past seven years of his life; he had moved on with his new neighbor of two days?
Teaser for Leader of The Pack, Book 3 of the Wolf Smitten Trilogy
“Derek!” The high-pitched voice split the air. He spotted a female wandering in the field looking for someone. The name struck a chord with the frightened part of him and he had the urge to run to her, tell her that he was fine but they had to leave now. It was a strong enough yearning his legs were moving before he was aware of it. The movement made the female turn but instead of seeing relieved joy in her eyes he only saw terror. He paused, hurt that she would be scared of him. Didn’t she love and trust him? One of the other females had dropped a mirror in her rush to leave and the flickering fire made the broken shards shine, drawing his eye. Picking up a larger piece he checked out his reflection, finally understanding why she was scared of him.