Starved for blood, vampire, Nicholai Peterhof is greatly relieved when two tourists decide to grace his restaurant, but one sip from the pretty brunette and his world is forever turned upside down. Juliette Staint-John is everything he could have asked for in a heartmate; pretty, smart, built with curves in all the right places…and totally unavailable.
Juliette doesn’t want anything to do with the handsome, young-looking Nicholai. As if their differences aren’t enough, the acute grief over the loss of loved ones keeps her heart guarded. He may be her fantasy, but that’s all he can ever be.
To get past Juliette’s defenses and in order to keep her safe, Nicholai must prove himself worthy of her love and trust. Unbeknownst to the couple, her personal demons are not the only ones threatening their relationship. Hiding virtually unseen by the vampires, Demon Royalty plots to destroy not only the couple but the entire vampire breed. Luckily, Nicholai will do anything for Juliette—even if it means sacrificing himself.
Targeted Audience: 21+
Brenda Sparks has always loved all things spooky and enjoys incorporating paranormal elements in her writing. She refuses to allow pesky human constraints to get in the way of telling the story. Luckily the only thing limiting her stories is her imagination. Her characters are strong, courageous, and she adores spending time with them in their imaginary world.
Her idea of a perfect day is one spent in front of a computer with a hot cup of coffee, her fingers flying over the keys to send her characters off on their latest adventure.
Brenda loves connecting with readers. To contact Brenda or for more information on her books, including excerpts, free reads, and more, go to: www.brenda-sparks.com
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I was inspired to write Alpha Lover after researching Russia to deepen my understanding of Nicholai’s character. When I introduced him in the first book of the series, his kind ways and romantic nature captured me. I couldn't wait to give him his own story and get to know him better, but I knew it would be set in the country where he is from, Russia, and that was a problem. At the time, I knew very little about the county.
My research showed me amazing castles with gilded moldings and golden statues. I also discovered a rich landscape full of exotic wildlife and snowy weather that provided a perfect setting for a romantic sleigh ride.
Alpha Lover, like all my stories, can be read as a stand-alone novel. I purposely wrote it that way so everyone would have a chance to get to know and love Nicholai as much as I do, regardless of whether you've read the other books in the series.
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