This contest is closed. The winner is Julianne.
Welcome to Day Two and more adventures with Thea and Viv. The
theme for this second day is Transportation and a chance to introduce you to
our heroes. Now-transportation is a BIG theme in WOLF LINE, like there’s a
really big boat as the setting for this story: a cruise ship. Kinda like this
for anyone who has already read others in the Granite Lake Wolves series, you
know there’s a pun in that title, just like there are in all the story titles.
One is obvious, I hope—but there’s more than one line being pulled in this
let the names fool you, but the fellow being called Mark Weaver in this scene is actually Jared: playboy extraordinaire
first met in WOLF GAMES. Only after a pretty exciting morning he’s suddenly
thrust into this meeting with Keri Smith who’s acting as a troubleshooter
during her BFFs maiden voyage as Cruise Coordinator.
arrival was dark haired, the strands long enough to lie tousled around his
shoulders like some bad-boy rock star on tour. Mmm, she liked bad boys.
His leather jacket hung open, his chest moving rapidly, and Keri hesitated.
Slightly panting—as if he’d been running? “Did someone escort you to the ship,
widened, then his grin flashed and her belly warmed. Damn, that face of his
should be labeled a dangerous weapon. “No, but I sure could use an escort to my
your sleeping assignment in a minute,” Chad cut in. “First, sign here.”
herself, stepping back in self-defense.
her direction then leaned over the table to add a swirl of chaos to the bottom
of the page. “There you go, love.”
for a second before handing over a key. “Your room is on the port side, toward
mid ship. You can get extra linens and supplies from the hall storage, and your
first shift starts at eleven hundred hours. Report back here and you’ll find
your team leader, who will get you fitted up and give you last-minute
Mark tilted an
imaginary hat at Keri, ignoring Chad completely. “You going to be around? Help
me find my sea legs, that kind of thing?”
to retreat until her back hit the wall. “I think we’ll end this conversation
now, Mr. Weaver. Find your quarters.”
His dark eyes
sparkled for a second before he dropped his gaze, stroking his way down her body.
She should feel insulted. She should turn and demand he treat her with more
respect. The words wouldn’t come, mainly because what she really wanted was to
strip right there and ride him like a Harley. Feel his power rumbling between
her thighs and—
out on her brow, cooling instantly in the air-conditioned room. Mark was out
the door before she figured out how to respond further. Keri avoided the
blatant question in Chad’s eyes and raced away, slamming through the door that
led the opposite direction from where her mystery man had gone. All thoughts of
why he’d been chased aboard were lost in the disastrous new revelation that had
This was not
good. This was so not good. The situation had gone from troublesome to
tortuous in less time than it took for the average wolf pack to consume a
to lean her forehead on the nearest wall. She hit with more force than
intended, which was moderately excruciating but somehow appropriate.
In fact, she
repeated the move. A couple of times.
pain made her screw up her face. Bang. She was supposed to be there for
her friend and act as a troubleshooter. Bang. Not be the one to cause
chaos right under Tessa’s nose. Bang. Not discovering her mate in the
midst of the hired help.
Okay, this is going to be a tricky cruise. Not as tricky as this one, but
you’ll come along to see exactly why Jared is being called Mark, and why Keri
is reacting to her mate, and yet Jared doesn’t seem to be…
a comment here, and then head over to the Book Binge
to see what Thea is up to. Tomorrow you’ll find us both hanging out at Smexy Books
to talk about our
heroines and take on the next part of the adventure.
THEA AND VIV'S BIG ADVENTURE is
brought to you by Thea
Harrison and Vivian Arend, New York Times and USA Today
bestselling authors with a love for both travel and writing. They have joined
together for the nefarious purpose of celebrating their next Samhain Publishing
Comment for your chance to win:
Information re: Grand Prize can be found at Thea or
DAILY PRIZE: One commenter here
at this blog will win their choice of one of Thea or Viv’s backlist Samhain
ebooks from either the Elder Races or
Granite Lake Wolves series. If you’ve
got them all, you can gift this to a friend!
Winners from comments at all the tour stops will be
Viv’s and Thea’s blogs on JUNE 13.
Question for today:
Which cruise trip would you take? Alaska, Caribbean or elsewhere?
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