Riot Cofield is a bad-boy mountain lion shifter who scales mountains like fences. He belongs IN the Natahala Forest, but not TO it, and he resents “the Cause” because it turns normal, sweet women into a conniving, savage witches – switches – who will do anything to kill a vampire.
Riot tried out the Cause (after all, he is a shifter) but after getting used and discarded twice, he’s over it. Over and done with the Cause and everything in it, including Resperanza, the extraordinary, not-there-a-month-ago, magical house and command center. So he moved out, and oh yeah, he quit the Cause, too.
Until he has no choice but to step into a fight for a flagging switch he’s never seen before, throwing her his knife that she can’t seem to let go of. But the real kicker comes when she knows his name. It’s his secret high school crush, the only woman ever special enough to make Riot want to straighten out his renegade ways.
Gemma, the lost love of his life, is a switch?
“Love of his life” enough to move back into Resperanza? Maybe, but enough to support the Cause with everything he has? No. Never.
Then why is he delivering sweet, inquisitive, gorgeous, green-glowing Gemma to the one place he would never want her to belong?
And why does he get the feeling she’s about to blow the doors off this whole operation?
IT. WAS. AWESOME!
Best book you’ve written yet.
Yes, it was a more complex story line but i had no trouble following it. I think your worry that it was above your skill set is unfounded. If you felt stretched and shaken, you certainly rose to the occasion. I did not feel any of it weak or lacking in strength of writing skill. I do think it the best you’ve written yet.
I laughed a little, cried a little and just couldn’t put it down. The bouncing through time set the stage for the end too. And the wolves, Butterfly and Nowl, talking to their human halves?! I think made it more poignant. I am anxious to learn if they teach others to do that. It could be another weapon in the arsenal against the evil one.
You absolutely had to start with Harlan’s surly anger and heartache-beyond-measure. How else could the fierce and equally brutal joy be felt at the end? And his sense of betrayal over Jaggar, what a way to set up Jaggar’s book. I cannot wait. I will have tissues ready.
And Troy! Oh thank you for letting him out of his wolf skin. I so want him and Trent to be well and happy. I think Troy’s story will be filled with all kinds of witticisms and can’t wait.
Those complainers are idiots that cannot appreciate something written above the 6th grade level. This was a grown up story. And you did a fantastic job. Your “gut”or whatever drives you to create in the way and depth that you did is right on target. Trust. It.
It was soooooo worth the wait!
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All about Kindle worlds-
OTM is getting it’s own kindle world. (LAUNCHING OCTOBER 10TH) I think I’m just now realizing what a big deal that is. Amazon contacted *me* and said, “We would like One True Mate to have it’s own Kindle World.” And what did I say? I said, “Sign me the F Up!” Because I’m such a little tiny fish. Itty. Bitty. Eenie. Weenie. fish in this huge pool of PNR and Romance books swimming around in the ocean that is Amazon books. I’m still blown away that they asked me.
So what does it mean? If you still aren’t even sure what Kindle Worlds are, read this. What is Kindle Worlds?
(basically, it’s amazon sanctioned fan fiction. Anyone can write an OTM story and have it published within the world)
3 big things you have to know from the get-go:
1. Amazon controls pricing of the other books based on length
2. The books can’t be in KU for now 🙁
3. Readers outside of the U.S. will have a harder time getting them because of copyright laws (my assumption) but we will have workarounds for you!
Interested in what authors will be writing stories in the OTM world? Here’s a list.
Stay tuned to this newsletter for more info as the launch draws closer!
There are notes below these releases from friend, so keep reading, including the names of two readers who won stuff from me and we can’t get ahold of them. <3 (audio for OTM6 (1-3 weeks) and print for SOF1 (1 week or less) are coming soon!) New and Upcoming Releases from Friends!! NEWSLETTER GIVEAWAY!!!! Congratulations to Connie (u.......firstname.lastname@example.org) you won the Dragon Tote Bag ������ All you have to do to win, is OPEN my NEWSLETTERS!!! HEY!! IRENE KUHR and MELINDA HAYWARD!!!!! You won 1 of the OTM 1 Anniversary Giveaways, Jayme has emailed you, so please be sure to reply to claim your prizes!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I don't actually have any quotes - I haven't read anything in ages. I AM, however, listening to OTM1 on audio for the first time. I've probably read that book .... 11 or 12 times, not cuz I love it (in fact, I find more wrong with it every readthrough, lol) but because there were so many open threads left open that need to be addressed, and because I have to keep my tone straight, kwim? So anyway, I'm listening to OTM for the first time ever. I was supposed to listen to it to approve it, after Michael made it and before ACX put it up, and I didn't because it made me squeamish. I never realized why before, but after forcing myself to listen to it, I discovered it's because audio makes me, the author, look at my own books in a new and different way, so I see how I could have done things different (better) a lot more often than I do when I just re-read. That was painful for me for a long time!! But I'm over it now. Unrealistic for me to expect myself to write perfectly out of the gate. Sure, OTM1 was book... 23 or something, but, who's counting?? Ha! Kidding. I learn more with every book. Let me write another 10 or 12 and I'll be perfect. Ha! kidding again lol. Anyway, Michael Pauley did an amazing job. All those growly voices. Good lord, be still my lady flaps. Don't ask me what lady flaps are, I can't tell. I mean, I don't know. If you want to check it out, Audible is offering a 30 day free trial with a free credit for one book (otm1, otm1), whichever book you want (otm1). lol. snort. Bad author.
Thank you for being a reader! Until next time! ���� Lisa
🐺 holy crap. I’ve been ok for several weeks, but now it’s too much lol. I’m freaking out. Did you know that we started this journey in MARCHHHHHHH?!?! Omg. Amazon Kindle Worlds first emailed me on March TENTH. SEVEN months ago.. it’s all too much that launch day is finally here. I’m gonna go hide somewhere… 🔥 🔥 🔥 shit. This is my world. I can’t hide. Ok. Here they are, story seekers. The first ten One True Mate Kindle World stories that have ever existed! <3 <3 Launch 1!!!! 🐺 What now?
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