BLOOD FEST: CHASING DESTINY She didn't kw what she was-or that what she was could get her killed... A struggling private detective in Los Angeles, Chase Alcott has idea about her unique genetic makeup. So when she takes on a new client-an old man with ulterior motives-she's unaware of the danger she'll soon face. Traveling to England to solve a mysterious murder at the request of her new client, Chase encounters terrifying creatures she thought only existed in her nightmares-only to find out she's one of them. Caught in a web of evil and deception after learning some terrifying truths about her long dead parents, Chase doesn't kw who to believe. Does she dare trust the enigmatic Roman, a man with dark secrets of his own? He knew what she was-he just had idea what to do about her... English bleman, Roman Fernwood, half-werewolf/half-vampire, doesn't want a mate, especially t a half human/half-weretiger with kwledge of what she is. But there's something about Chase, Roman can't resist in spite of his determination t to fall in love. Is it her fascinating American spunk and courage or her stunning cinnamon eyes? Or could it be the passion he senses just beneath her calm, unruffled demear? Whatever it is, Roman must keep her safe from those who want to kill her-and find a way to show her what she is without driving her into the arms of the other Weres who also want her for a mate.
Award-winning author, Pepper O'Neal is a researcher, a writer, and an adrenalin junkie. She has a doctorate in education and spent several years in Mexico and the Caribbean working as researcher for an educational resource firm based out of Mexico City. During that time, she met and befriended many adventurers like herself, including former CIA officers and members of organized crime. Her fiction is heavily influenced by the stories they shared with her, as well her own experiences abroad. O'Neal loves a good romance but that feels todays' readers deserve more than just the same old love story. So O'Neal writes Romance on the Edge of Your Seat-romantic thrillers with pulse-pumping action, mind-numbing suspense, and heart-warming true love. She attributes both her love of adventure and her compulsion to write fiction to her Irish and Cherokee ancestors. When she's not at her computer, O'Neal spends her time talking long walks in the forests near her home or playing with her three cats. And of course, planning the next adventure.