Friday First Kiss #43 :: Love, Myths and Monsters by JoAnne Myers

 

Friday First Kiss

The moment I crack open a new book, I always rush through the beginning, the budding relationship between the hero and heroine, and anticipate that spontaneous moment when one of them makes their move. The First Kiss. The first turning point in every story.

Every week here on the blog, I’ll be sharing First Kisses from my books and those of other authors.

 

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This weeks Friday First Kiss comes from, Love, Myths and Monsters by Joanne Myers

“When a non-human lives as long as I do, he never sees humans the same as others. Some mortals are good, like you, but most are no better than gutter rats. Humans kill for sport. The wars and epidemics take their share. In the famished countries, parents eat their own children to survive, much like Lycans”

“Do you hate being immortal?”

“Everything must eat to survive. After a while over the centuries, I looked to killing humans like changing my underwear. After a while, I rationalized my actions. ‘Many families were better off with fewer mouths to feed’ was one excuse I told myself. ‘The world is over populated’ is another, so who would be missed? After a while, I convinced myself my kind helped rid the earth of human riffraff.”

“Like a natural garbage disposal?”

“Yes, but I see things differently now.”

“So, do you miss being human?”

“Only because I met you. I can never grow old with you.”

“You’re asking me to marry you, aren’t you?”

“That’s why I took you to the mall. To pick out a ring, but…”

“But we were interrupted.”

“Don’t sweat it. Things worked out anyway.” Then, we kissed for the first time, long and hard, and it took my breath away. Yes! This is the one. I knew it.

Drenda glanced at her watch and she looked tired. It was nearly three in the morning.

“How about one more stop before I take you home? There’s someone special to me that’s been waiting to meet you.”

“Two Paws!”

“Yes, is it okay?”

“Of course, I want to meet my future father-in-law.”

We quickly dressed and drove to the cave. From the moment we entered, our lives were never the same again.

“Two Paws! Two Paws! Who did this to you?” My oldest and dearest friend lay on the floor, dying from multiple gunshot wounds to the stomach. Shot with a silver bullet. Silver metal poisoning was a painful and lingering death. A quick death for werewolves was a silver bullet through the head or heart. Anywhere else and we suffer for hours or days before dying. The person who shot Two Paws made sure he could not fight back—wanted him to suffer—and the shooter smelled of Lycan.

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LMM book coverLove, Myths and Monsters by Joanne Myers

When young Lycan Sonny Red Blanket, a Shawnee Indian falls for mortal girl Drenda Way, he must save her from his fellow Lycan’s and stop a werewolf uprising.

 

 

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About JoAnne Myers

JoAnne Myers

I have been a long-time resident of southeastern Ohio, and worked in the blue-collar industry most of my life. Besides having several novels under my belt, I canvas paint.

When not busy with hobbies or working outside the home, I spend time with relatives, my dogs Jasmine, and volunteer my time within the community. I am a member of the International Women’s Writing Guild, Savvy Authors, Coffee Time Romance, Paranormal Romance Guild, True Romance Studios, National Writers Association, the Hocking Hill’s Arts and Craftsmen Association, The Hocking County Historical Society and Museum, and the Hocking Hills Regional Welcome Center. I believe in family values and following your dreams. My original canvas paintings, can be found at: http://www.booksandpaintingsbyjoanne.com

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USA TODAY bestselling author Lily Graison writes historical western romances and dabbles in contemporary and paranormal romance. First published in 2005, Lily has written over a dozen romance novels that range from sweet to spicy.

She lives in Hickory, North Carolina with her husband, three high-strung Yorkies and more cats than she can count and is mother of two and grandmother of three. On occasion, she can be found at her sewing machine creating 1800’s period clothing or participating in civil war reenactments and area living history events. When not portraying a southern belle, you can find her at a nearby store feeding her obsession for all things resembling office supplies.

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About Lily Graison

USA TODAY bestselling author Lily Graison writes historical western romances and dabbles in contemporary and paranormal romance. First published in 2005, Lily has written over a dozen romance novels that range from sweet to spicy. She lives in Hickory, North Carolina with her husband, three high-strung Yorkies and more cats than she can count and is mother of two and grandmother of three. On occasion, she can be found at her sewing machine creating 1800’s period clothing or participating in civil war reenactments and area living history events. When not portraying a southern belle, you can find her at a nearby store feeding her obsession for all things resembling office supplies.
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3 Responses to Friday First Kiss #43 :: Love, Myths and Monsters by JoAnne Myers

  1. JoAnne Myers says:

    Thank you so much Lily, for giving me this opportunity. I really appreciate it.

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