Claimed by the Moon
(A Royal Shifters novel, #6)
Publication date: September 28th 2021
Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance
Sexy wolves and heart-stopping action await in Claimed by the Moon, the highly-anticipated continuation of the Royal Shifters series by New York Times and USA Today best-selling author L.P. Dover!
In his 200 years of life, Zayne Lyall has made his share of enemies. The most ruthless of all being Knox Channon, who seeks vengeance for a pack war that took place over a hundred years ago.
To gain information he can use to bring Zayne down, Knox reconnects with Amelie Graye, a past love who joined the Royal pack Zayne belongs to. Unfortunately, Amelie doesnt know much about the royal arctic… despite a longing within her to be near him.
Amelie and Knox have a tumultuous past that ended after she and her family went rogue following an attack by the Sierra pack. While she has no details to offer about Zayne, Knox sniffing around her leaves his inner wolf snarling.
More than anything Zayne wants to charge in and protect the woman his heart aches for. But he has a secret… and it could cost him everything. Amelie is his fated mate. If Knox were to discover this, he would know hurting her would be the key to destroying Zayne. Torn between his desire to claim Amelie as his own and his ferocious passion to protect her, can Zayne find a way to bring down his malicious enemy? Or will an age old vendetta rob him of a blissful future with his bonded mate?
I watch Colin and Zayne on the back porch, and its hard not to notice how handsome Zayne is. Hes over a hundred and fifty years older than me, but he doesnt look a day over thirty. His beard is short and well-kept, maybe even slightly rugged. Hes not your typical wolf. But, Im not going to lie, he fascinates me.
Colin walks in through the back door, and I turn away to make it look like I wasnt staring. I figured Zayne would follow him, but when the door doesnt open again, I peer over my shoulder to see him still on the deck, his attention turned to the mountains.
Is he coming in?” Kami asks Colin.
Oh, yeah,” Colin answers. He said he just needs a minute.”
Colin busies himself with helping Kami, but I cant take my eyes away from Zayne. An idea pops into my head, and I smile. Moving over to the wine, I fill up my glass and turn for the door.
Where are you going?” Kami asks.
I wink at her over my shoulder. You say people love talking to me, so Im going to see if its true.”
Her eyes widen. Youre going out there?”
Both her and Colin stare at me as if Im about to walk into the lions den. But, then again, that doesnt scare me. Nothing does anymore. Zaynes just a wolf who doesnt like to socialize with people. Unfortunately for him, Im not going to give him a choice.
Hopefully, he doesnt leave me hanging,” I say, backing up out of the room.
Their mouths gape, but they dont try to stop me. When I get to the door, I take a deep breath and walk outside. Zayne tenses when I step onto the deck, but he doesnt acknowledge me. I move closer, but theres about three feet of distance between us. Bringing the wine to my lips, I slowly sip some down, wondering if hell speak to me first. Of course, he doesnt, but that doesnt shock me.
Turning my body toward him, I smile and wait for him to look at me. Im Amelie. I dont think weve been formally introduced. Im a good friend of Lailas.”
Being around royals is always interesting. Zayne slowly turns his head my way, and its the first time Ive noticed how blue his eyes are. I can feel his power more so than any other wolf Ive been around. Hes strong.
I know who you are,” he says, his voice low in that sexy sort of way. Its a pleasure to meet you.”
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author L. P. Dover is a southern belle living in North Carolina with her husband and two beautiful girls. Everythings sweeter in the South has always been her mantra and she lives by it, whether its with her writing or in her everyday life. Maybe thats why shes seriously addicted to chocolate.
Dover has written countless novels in several different genres, including a childrens book with her daughter. Her favorite to write is romantic suspense, but shes also found a passion in romantic comedy. She loves to make people laugh which is why youll never see her without a smile on her face.
L.P. Dover is represented by Marisa Corvisiero of Corvisiero Literary Agency.