[Siren Everlasting Polyromance: Erotic Romance, Cowboy, Paranormal, Multiple Partner, Shape-shifter, MFM, HEA]
In Commando Cowboys Captivate Their Lady, Caedmon Quinlain believes he and his cousin, Garth Sherwyn, have found their soul mate in Rae Stanton. She might also be the bridge to help their third tribe rejoin her tribes.
Hurt by her first love and confused by Cad's insistence that she is the one for him and his cousin, she runs away to Oregon. Her friend welcomes her. When Rae meets Garth in Oregon, warning bells go off, but her body is putty in his hands. She puts up a brave front, and tries to keep him at arm's length.
Cad and Garth are determined she'll marry them. But Garth is worried that when she finds out he's a shape-shifter, she'll reject him.
Meanwhile her brothers must decide whether the danger they all face is a good enough reason to trust and accept the third tribe. Especially when they want to move their tribe to the ranch in Wyoming.
In Commando Cowboys Entice Their Beauty, Raoul Sherwyn and Aleron Alois are shape-shifters. Jewel Camilius is the woman they desire. Jewel fights her attraction to them. Her lifelong secret has kept her from marrying anyone. But now she has to stay at the ranch. They can't know what she hides. But can her heart resist their enticing seduction?
When Elle, their Priestess, confronts her, Jewel admits she is a rare woman shape-shifter. Elle suggests she can help them fight their enemy. First Jewel must face her fears and tell Raoul and Aleron. They reassure her and accept her as a shape-shifter. But, they don't want her to join the fight. When she is attacked, they think they may lose her.
During the battle, Mitch and Daren discover another traitor, a friend. In spite of Raoul and Aleron's protest, Jewel risks her life to fight and saves Daren. Her people and her dreams of happiness must endure.
Paige Cameron is a Siren-exclusive author.
Commando Cowboys Captivate Their Lady
Rae Stanton had been uneasy all morning. She paced her living room waiting for a call. When her psychic powers caused such distress it was always bad news. All morning she’d tried to meditate with no success. Her stomach was queasy, and she hadn’t been able to eat.
She glared at the phone. Ring, damn it.
When her cell, in her pocket, played the familiar ringtone she jumped and grabbed it. Finally the waiting was over.
“Rae.” Mitch’s deep voice sounded in her ear.
“Who is? Who’s hurt?”
“I’ve been pacing all morning. I know something is wrong, just not what.”
“No one died, and no one’s sick. You can relax.”
“This feeling is never wrong. Why did you call?”
Rae’s head snapped back, and her heart went into overdrive. She’d waited years to hear those words.
“Nate is here at the ranch?”
“Yes. He wants to talk with you. I’d like you to come to my office first. He’ll join us after you and I discuss his visit.”
“You’re being mysterious. What’s wrong?”
“Get over here, Rae. I’m not going to talk any further on the phone.” He hung up.
She wanted to be excited. Nate was home. She’d waited, and he’d come back. But something wasn’t right. Until she knew what Mitch had to say she wouldn’t allow herself to get too excited. Still, deep inside her a glimmer of hope flickered.
Should she change? Earlier she’d dressed in jeans, a jade-colored shirt, and had styled her long black hair into a French braid. Later today she and her business partner, Cassie, who was also a friend, had planned to go to the city. They were looking for house furnishings for their new contract.
She glanced at herself in the mirror. There was no need to change. Mitch’s home was within easy walking distance. The walk would give her time to calm herself.
When she entered her brothers Mitch and Daren’s house, no one was in the great room. She turned left and went down the corridor to the office. The door had been left partially open.
Rae peeked in. “I’m here.”
“Come in.” Mitch stood and walked around his desk to hug her.
“Where’s Daren?” Rae asked.
“We thought it best I talk with you alone. Daren, Sara, and Nate are in the study. Sit down.” Mitch pointed to the lounge chairs to the side of his office. After Rae sat, he joined her in the opposite chair.
“This must be serious.”
“It is to you. We’ve all known you’ve been waiting patiently for Nate, even though from what he said he didn’t ask you to.” Mitch’s eyebrow rose.
“Not in so many words. But I knew he cared for me. It isn’t unusual for some of our men to leave for a while. Most of them come back and settle on the ranch. But why is Nate waiting in the study?”
“He has something to tell you. It’s his story. I insisted on talking with you first to give you a chance to prepare yourself. What he is going to tell you won’t make you happy.”
Rae stared at her brother. “Send him in. As I told you on the phone, I was picking up the vibes regarding bad news. I’m as ready as I’ll ever be.”
Mitch nodded and left the room. Rae closed her eyes and tried to center herself. She slowed her breathing, cleared her mind, and let the golden light that warmed and settled her flow through her body. When Nate knocked on the door, she opened her eyes.
Nate stepped inside and shut the door. He hadn’t changed much, although his shoulders were broader, and his arms more muscled. Maturity showed both in his body and face. His golden-brown eyes were darker. His black hair had been cut short, military-style. He didn’t smile when he saw her. She sensed apprehension from his body language and the set of his mouth.
“Welcome home, Nate.” Rae forced herself to smile. She motioned to the chair where Mitch had sat. “Join me.”
He took quick steps to the seat and leaned back, putting his long legs out in front of him. His pose reminded her of her brother, Daren. Neither Daren nor Nate ever sat in a chair properly.
“Mitch said you had something to tell me. Are you back for good or stopping through?”
“Stopping through to see my family.”
“It’s been years.”
“Yes. My parents are getting older. I want to be in touch more often.”
“Why haven’t you come back sooner?” Rae felt the waves of frustration and irritability pouring off of him in her direction. “Why don’t you just say what you want to tell me?”
What seemed hours later, Cad took her home. They had spoken very little the rest of the evening. Others talked with them. Cad kept his hand on her arm or back, his nearness a constant reminder he was there and waiting.
The drive home was quick and silent. Cad walked her to the door and put his hand out for her key. Rae hesitated and then handed it to him.
She looked at his hand as he slid the key into the lock. A fine sprinkle of black hair brushed across the top. His fingers were long. For a second, she imagined his fingers lightly touching her body. Heat flushed under her skin.
Cad held the door open for her to enter. Rae put her small purse on the kitchen table and walked into the living room. She reached to turn on the lamp. Cad stopped her.
“All we need is the moonlight.” With one arm he drew her closer and turned her back to him. His fingers gradually pulled the zipper down the silver dress. Her heart beat faster. Her thoughts shouted at her to stop him.
He’s practically a stranger.
But my body craves his touch. Just for tonight I’ll let him make love to me. He’ll help me forget. It won’t mean anything.
He stepped back, and pushed the fancy dress off her shoulders and let it slip to the floor. Silvery moonlight beamed into the room and shone on her skin. Cad turned her to face him.
“You don’t need this.” He unfastened her lacy bra and threw it to the side. Then he knelt at her feet and took off one shoe at a time. “Hold on to me.”
Rae grabbed his head and his soft hair. He massaged her toes, the arch of her foot, and then the whole foot. A soothing pleasure built in her lower abdomen. When he was done, he started on the other side.
Her body trembled as tiny waves of desire stroked her. All resistant thought melted in the heat of her hunger.
His hands caressed her lower legs. He kissed the tender spot behind her knees. Taking his time he worked his way to her throbbing pussy. His nose brushed across her bikini panties, and her scent surrounded them. With a quick twist of his hand he tore the fragile lace panties off, separated her folds, and licked her juices. His tongue rubbed across her clit. Rae couldn’t stifle the moan that came up through her body and out. Cad flicked his tongue into the opening to her wet pussy.
“Take me,” she said. His silent chuckle against her sensitive folds heightened her hunger.
He looked at her. His eyes glinted in the moonlight, stark with desire.
“In time, my love, when I’ve finished exploring every spot on your body.” He straightened and cupped her full, lush breasts. His tongue licked her quivering flesh, and his teeth nibbled against her rosy nipples.
Her pussy clenched and throbbed with her need for him to fill her. Her breathing quickened, and she thought her heart would pound right out of her chest.
He continued his exploration to her shoulder and neck. Finally he held her face between his hands.
“You are perfectly beautiful.” His lips brushed across hers, and she tasted the mixture of him and her.
He swung her into his arms. “Which way?”
She pointed to the hall and to her bedroom. He strode down the short hall and stood her by the bed. He reached around her. First the comforter was pulled back and then the upper sheet.
When Cad straightened, he was right in front of her.
Her fingers began to undo the buttons on his white shirt. She spread the shirt apart and pushed it off. Leaning forward she kissed his nipples and across his wide shoulders. His scent heightened her arousal.
“It’s my turn now.” Her mouth touched over his heart, and the beat increased. She unfastened the narrow, black belt and undid the button on his suit pants. Her mouth roamed across his tight abs and flat belly as her hand slipped between the band on his shorts and closed around his hard cock. This time he groaned, and she flashed him a triumphant smile.
She pushed his shorts and pants down, and he stepped out of them and his shoes. Rae looked from his wide, large cock up to him.
A grin quirked up at the corner of his mouth. “Don’t worry. I’ll have you ready for me. We’ll fit fine. I’ll go slow.”
His warm, caring eyes reassured her. She moved her mouth up and down his length, licked the crown, and tasted his salty flavor. She ran her tongue up the ridge along the underside of his cock. Then her mouth covered him as far as she could go down.
“Ah, love, my head almost blew off that felt so good.” Cad’s hands ran through her long hair where she knelt in front of him.
Rae started to suck and he stopped her.
“I want to be inside your tight, wet pussy, right now.”
“Are you sure?”
“Absolutely.” He pulled her up and lifted her onto the bed. Then reached in his pants pocket and pulled out his wallet. Inside was a condom package. He laid it on the bedside table and climbed onto the bed.
For a minute, he lay on his side, staring at her. Rae wanted to cross her arms over what she felt was fat on her waist and hips. She was not a dainty woman.
“You are perfect for me and for my cousin who you’ll meet soon. We want to marry you and have a family. Don’t ever think you aren’t beautiful. Your curves and lush breasts are a temptation to drive any man crazy.”
“Wait. You mentioned a cousin.” Her mind had snapped back to work.
“Don’t worry about that now. We’ll talk later.”
He kissed her mouth. His tongue slipped inside and caressed the interior while his hands stroked her breasts and his fingers gently pinched the peaks.
Rae’s desire swirled inside her, and all thought of questions or stopping were gone. Her body hungered to feel him inside her pussy. She moved restlessly underneath him.
Cad raised his head and stared into her eyes. He reached for the condom package and tore it open, and then he handed the condom to Rae. She rolled it onto his cock and positioned him at her pussy opening, where he slowly entered.
Rae spread her legs wider and pulled on his buttocks when he hesitated. “I’m all right. It’s tight, but don’t stop.” She moved her hips upward. He nodded and slid the rest of the way in.
“Ah.” She closed her eyes to let the feeling ripple across her body.
“Are you all right, Rae?”
“I will be when you start moving.”
Commando Cowboys Entice Their Beauty
“After breakfast we’ll join hands and meditate. With three of us maybe we can pick up more of our enemies’ diabolical plans. It would help if we had an idea of what their next attack will be.”
Sara sat down and drank water from the glass by her placemat. “If only we had gotten reconnected with the third tribe earlier, we’d have had better accommodations built before now. This has to be difficult, for families to be brought to a strange place and live with few basic comforts and have to fear the fire will take that too. I hope after this is all over the three tribes can be rejoined and truly become family.” Sara grinned. “And that’s my lecture for the day. I tend to ramble when I’m anxious.”
Shortly after they sat at the table, Tessa brought in three plates of pancakes and cups of coffee.
Jewel took a bite of the pancakes. “These are so good. I envy you having her for your cook.”
Sara nodded. “She’s the best, and she was one of the first friends I made when I came here.”
They ate, silently enjoying the meal. “Where are your children?” Jewel asked. The house was uncommonly quiet.
“Downstairs, in the underground facility, with their grandparents and Phillip. I don’t know what we’d do without our butler, and man of all trades. He’s tireless and always there to help with anything. Tessa will be taking food down to all our visitors who are camping out down there.
“We’ll stay up here until after we meditate.” Sara took a sip of coffee. “If we joined the others below it would be safer, but because of the extra-thick walls, we’d never be able to pick up any information. Phillip left three rifles for us. We’ll be armed.”
“Jewel and I are both good with a rifle. But I haven’t shot anything or anyone in a long time,” Rae added.
“You may get your chance. Most of our men are fighting this new menace. Whoever’s in charge of the enemy might be smart enough to try and attack our headquarters,” Sara said.
Rae stood. “I agree. If we’re all finished, let’s get started with the meditation.”
“We’ll go to the study, sit on the floor, and join hands.” Sara led the way.
The curtains were drawn and there wasn’t a fire in the fireplace. Jewel shivered. The air was cool, and with the dim light, the corners of the room were shadowed. Sara walked to the windows to open the drapes.
“Don’t.” Rae stopped her. “The setting is apropos for trying to contact evil.” Rae sat on the floor and put out her hands.
Jewel hesitated. She didn’t have the same talents as her friends. All her life she’d had to deny her talent. Only her father knew what she was capable of.
He’d instructed Jewel when she was very young about why she must hide her true self. After she graduated from high school it was easier to move away and hide in the Oregon woods. Not even her best friend, Rae, suspected what Jewel had hidden.
“I’m not sure how I can help,” Jewel said. “I’ll hold a rifle and sit to the side. If anyone comes barging in, you’ll be protected.”
“Good idea.” Sara handed her a rifle and then sat beside Rae. “Shall we hold both hands?”
“Yes.” Rae took her hands. They closed their eyes and sat perfectly still.
Jewel held the rifle ready. She wondered how the men were doing fighting the fire. Men could get hurt or burned dealing with a wildfire that large. Her heart had jumped a beat when she saw Raoul and Aleron. It was difficult to deny her attraction to them. She’d fought it ever since she’d met them. They hid something, too. She’d sensed it. Something that caused her to be wary and cautious. But still she had to admit she was worried about their safety.
When she brought her attention back to Sara and Rae, she noted their breathing was slow and deep, and they were still as statues. The room had suddenly gotten darker. Jewel tightened her grip on the rifle. Goosebumps rose on her arms. There was no one in the room but them. Yet she sensed the danger. Quickly, she lifted the rifle, aimed at the darkness in the left-hand corner, and shot.
Rae and Sara jumped and fell backward. The darkness was gone, leaving a smell of burnt fireworks.
“Thank you.” Sara’s voice sounded weak and breathless. She sat with her head in her hands.
“Are you all right?” Rae moved to Sara’s side.
“I will be in a moment.”
“I’m sorry I frightened you two,” Jewel said just as Phillip came storming into the room with his pistol drawn.
“What the hell happened in here?”
Jewel shrugged. “I shot at a shadow and scared Jewel and Rae. How did you hear the shot?”
Phillip pointed to the monitor on his belt. “This lets me hear any upstairs noise.”
“She saved us.”
“What?” Jewel was surprised by Sara’s comment. “How?”
Phillip took the rifle Jewel was waving around from her. “You might accidentally shoot me.”
Rae took Jewel’s hand and helped her up. “When we started meditating and opened ourselves, he or she was ready. I don’t know how they did it, but it was like a net thrown across us. We couldn’t move, and the voice kept trying to plant thoughts into our heads. My strength had weakened, and I feared we wouldn’t last much longer against them when you fired.”
“Immediately, we were freed and the darkness exploded and disappeared,” Sara added. “What did you shoot at?”
“I have no idea. The room got darker, especially in that corner.” Jewel pointed toward the spot where she had fired her rifle. “I didn’t realize you were in trouble. I thought you’d gone into deep meditation. I’m sorry.”
“There’s nothing to be sorry about,” Phillip said. “I’m not sure I’d have thought to shoot at the darkness.” He chuckled. “It must have scared whatever it was, pretty bad.”
“You feel very good under me.” Aleron moved his hips against hers and leaned forward to nip at her lower lip. She breathed in his intoxicating scent with every breath and his body felt just as good against hers. Her insides felt all gooey and shivery. She opened her mouth, and his tongue leisurely explored the inside. He tasted of coffee and mint. Her tongue tangled with his.
All fight had gone out of her. She hadn’t liked his determination to try to stop her from helping, but she’d seen the worry in his beautiful dark blue eyes.
When his lips moved to the opening in her shirt, a shiver shook her body. Aleron pulled back and studied her expression.
“Are you afraid of me?”
“I’m not good at this. I didn’t like it before. It hurt.” She swallowed around the lump of fear in her throat.
“We’ll take our time. Touch me and I’ll touch you. If you want me to stop at any time, I will. We’ll get you past this fear, that the boy, because that’s what he was—well actually he was an asshole—caused.”
Jewel giggled. “He was.”
“Don’t let his crude behavior be what you judge all men by. I know it’s difficult. Did he arouse any of the feelings Raoul and I make you feel?”
“No, I think I was just thankful someone was interested in me. I wanted to be part of the group. In high school, I was shy and awkward.”
“It’s difficult to imagine someone as beautiful and graceful as you having a time when you were so insecure. Raoul and I will tell you every day how wonderful and lovely you are.” He bent his forehead against hers. “Shall we try to continue or stop for now?”
Tentatively, she ran her hands through his thick hair. The dark strands spilled across her hands like warm silk. Her fingers slipped along the outlines of his ears while he remained still. Touching him, smelling his scent, feeling his strong heart beating against her chest aroused every cell in her body. A lustful pulse beat along her nerve endings.
When he moved down and licked across the pulse pounding in her neck, she moaned. A yearning ache made her pussy clench in anticipation. She’d never experienced any of these feelings that other dreadful time. Then her body had stiffened and was dry. Now moisture seeped out of her pussy.
Aleron unbuttoned her blouse and pushed her bra up. Then he put his hands on her breasts. He nuzzled her in the valley between them and took a deep breath. “You are so soft, and you smell like violets.” He licked across her nipples, and a spike of desire shot straight to her belly.
“And you taste like the sweetest strawberries,” Aleron added. He raised his head and looked at her. “Your body is wonderfully responsive to my touch.”
“I never felt this way that other time,” she whispered.
“We’re just starting, darlin’. But we need to get these clothes off. Is that all right?”
Jewel nodded, although her breathing became more rapid. Aleron slipped her blouse and bra off. He waited a moment until she was more relaxed, and then he unsnapped her jeans and removed the rest of her clothes. He stood at the side of the bed to yank off his T-shirt, jeans, and boots, and then he pulled a condom out of his jeans pocket.
Jewel watched him intently. His large, well-muscled body and big cock were a bit intimidating.
“Remember I won’t hurt you, and I’ll stop anytime you say to. Ready?”
She nodded yes.
“Are you on birth control?”
“We knew we were all right, but after Raoul and I met you we had our blood checked anyway. Our doctor is authorized to give you the report, so we don’t have to always use these.” He held up the condom. “You probably need to see our doctor about birth control. I imagine the pills for a shifter are a little different than the usual ones.”
“Just use the condoms for now,” Jewel said. She wasn’t ready to think about birth control, marriage, commitments. A few days ago she didn’t even expect to be taking this first step so soon, to let Aleron make love to her.
Jewel had been a loner so long. Could she change enough to include not just one but two men in her life? So much had happened so fast. But she was beginning to believe she might want to.
Aleron did as she asked and put the condom on. He straddled her body and cupped her breasts. Instantly, her body responded. Her nipples tightened and her breasts seemed to swell in his hands. He took his time kissing them and rubbing her peaked nipples between his fingers.
She closed her eyes and let the sweet bliss flow over her. Aleron moved to her stomach and kissed her skin on his way to her lower lips.
When he moved his nose across her mound and took a deep breath, anxiety jerked her out of the pleasant place she’d been floating in.
“What is it? You smell delicious.” Aleron looked at her taut body. “You were relaxed.”
“I’m not sure, but…”
“It’s all right. Just remember I won’t hurt you and I won’t tell anyone about our private life.”
“I know. I’m being silly.”
“No, my love, you aren’t. You have bad memories that need to be replaced by new good ones.”
His sexy smile melted her inside.
“Can I continue?” Aleron asked. She nodded. But he surprised her by moving to her feet. His hands massaged each foot, her toes, instep, the whole area. When he finished, he told her to turn over. She did but felt more vulnerable in that position.
“Relax, don’t tighten up on me.” His husky, warm voice ran through her veins like drinking hot cider on a cold night. He rubbed his hands across the back of her legs, he massaged her butt, and then he rubbed all along her back. She melted into the soft mattress, all her nerve endings attuned to him and his touch.