Virtual Tour: M/M ~ Watching Out For Fangs by Lisa Oliver ~ (Interview, Excerpt + Giveaway)
Author Name: Lisa Oliver
Book Name: Watching Out For Fangs
Series: Cloverleah Pack
Release Date: October 17, 2015
Josh moved from the huge San Antonio pack to join the men at Cloverleah looking for a bit more adventure, and the chance to meet his mate. He’s quick to adapt to the much smaller pack, and even his status as one of the few beta wolves in a group full of Alphas. A chance visit from the Atlanta coven has him meeting the man he was waiting for. It was just a damn shame he was unconscious at the time.
Vadim D’Arcy should be the Regent of the Atlanta coven, but he gave up his position years before when a personal tragedy had him hiding away in his huge mansion. Forced into a situation where he had to escort a cursed vampire to Cloverleah, he realizes pretty quickly that Josh is his true match. The only problem is, he doesn’t want one.
However threats on the pack, and two interfering Fae soon nudge the two men back together. Fighting other wolves, and even vampires is becoming commonplace for the Cloverleah pack. But a dark magic user just might have the last laugh. Can Vadim fight his personal demons long enough to keep his mate safe, and will Josh be there for him when he does? Or will a combined attack from the coven and the pack in Atlanta bring the entire Cloverleah pack to its knees?
Warnings: This is an m/m erotic romance featuring a sweet but staunch beta wolf, an old as sin vampire and all your other favorites from Cloverleah. HEA and no cliff hangers guaranteed.
Pages or Words: 270 pages/91,497 words
“Everett was known as your favorite, yet you have set him free, compelled him to leave you and never return. You have met your true match, my son.” Not a question, but a statement of fact. Vadim opened his eyes, knowing he could never lie directly to his mother. He nodded instead, as his brain once again focused on Josh. What would the young wolf be feeling, knowing that Vadim had bonded with him without permission and then rejected him as a mate? Maybe some of the pain he was feeling was coming from his mate, even if they were separated by miles. That idea didn’t make him feel any better.
“The wolf you healed?” This time his persistent mother was asking a question so Vadim nodded again.
“And you didn’t think to stay and protect him?”
Letting out a deep breath in an effort to calm himself, Vadim said slowly, “I came here to protect him, from this coven and the Atlanta pack.”
“That didn’t work out too well for you now, did it?” Eloise had a small smile on her face as though a lot happier now she knew the reason behind the loss of Vadim’s fabled control. “What are you going to do?”
Vadim would have shrugged but that was a little hard to do with his arms strung up, so he was forced to speak instead. “Wait out my punishment. If I am released in time I will go home and sort out my affairs. Either way I anticipate it will all be over for me in six weeks as I haven’t fed for a while.”
In a strong flowing movement Eloise stood up, gliding over to where Vadim was chained, her gown settling around her feet in a soft mist. The finery of the pale blue looked incongruous against the dirty concrete floor.
“You would die rather than accept your true match? Why would you do such a cruel thing to your wolf? Is he that disfigured from the attack on him that you cannot look past it?” Vadim realized his mother was not only shocked, she was hurt as well, and damn it all, Vadim didn’t like it when the lovely woman was upset. So he answered as honestly as he knew how.
“Josh is beautiful, mother,” Vadim assured her softly, remembering all too well the lovely features of his mate’s face. They would be scorched in his brain until he took his last breath. “He is a loyal fighter, a beta wolf, with tanned skin and light hair that glows like a halo in the sun. There is nothing wrong with him at all.”
“Then why?” Easily asked, harder to answer.
“Because I made a promise, mother, surely you can understand.” Vadim’s voice hardened. “My true match, my mate, he’s a wolf and he deserves to be loved with an open heart. To be held and cared for, to be protected and cherished in the way of a wolf, not bonded forever to a vampire with no heart.”
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Today I’m very lucky to be interviewing Lisa Oliver author of Watching Out For Fangs, Book 7 in the Cloverleah Pack series.
Hi Lisa, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about yourself, your background, and your current book.
Hello, thank you for hosting me today. I am super excited about my latest book Watching Out For Fangs. For fans of the Cloverleah Pack series, you’ll be thrilled to learn this is Josh’s story – and that yes, the rumors on FB are true – Vadim is a vampire. But as with all of the other books in this series, there is so much more than a simple true mate meet and claim – the CP are in trouble with the Atlanta pack, and all of the men are going to have to be strong to meet the challenge.
- Tell us something no one else knows about your characters.
Just these two, or all of them as a group? Because I have to tell you there are a lot of them. Let’s stick to Josh and Vadim. Josh won’t tell you this but he is a huge ABBA fan and when he is off on his bike on his own, he has their music blasting in his ears. Vadim on the other hand, all staunch and too old to have ever played video games, he is a dab hand at chess – something he has in common with Damien.
- Have you ever had writer’s block? How did you overcome it?
I’ve never had writer’s block, but I have had times when I have really struggled to put words on paper. I have found that usually happens when the story has gone off track, so I re read from the beginning, find where the breakdown happened and then hit the delete key from there. I hate doing it, but sometimes it has to be done.
- What book you’ve written would you like to see made into a movie?
I think this latest one, Watching Out For Fangs would make a perfect movie. You have the hot stuff, the challenges, the action scenes (a beheading for example and the pack confrontations) and a whole stack of gorgeous guys. I’d pay to watch it lol.
- Do you work on an outline or plot or just let the story takes you where it wants to go?
My stories just wander off all on their own. I start a book with pics of my main characters, and idea of how they might meet and that is it. The stories just take off from there.
- Rapid fire questions:
1 – Favorite meal – steak, mushroom sauce and a small salad.
2 – Favorite color – purple and black
3 – Favorite ice cream flavor – I don’t eat ice-cream but I adore chocolate in every shape and form.
Meet the author:
Lisa Oliver had been writing non-fiction books for years when visions of half dressed, buff men started invading her dreams. Unable to resist the lure of her stories, Lisa decided to switch to fiction books, and now stories about her men clamor to get out from under her fingertips.
When Lisa is not writing, she is usually reading with a cup of tea always at hand. Her grown children and grandchildren sometimes try and pry her away from the computer and have found that the best way to do it, is to promise her chocolate. Lisa will do anything for chocolate.
Lisa loves to hear from her readers and other writers. You can friend her on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/lisaoliverauthor), catch up on what’s happening at her blog (http://www.supernaturalsmut.com) or email her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where to find the author:Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lisaoliverauthor
Amazon Author page: http://www.amazon.com/author/lisaoliver
Publisher: Oliver Group Publications
Cover Artist: Lisa Oliver
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