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The Top Ten Things J.D. Loves About Kalen Black
By J.D. Tyler
When Under The Covers asked me to share the top ten things I love about my hero from BLACK MOON, Sorcerer/Necromancer/panther shifter Kalen Black, I thought, “Only ten?” Seriously, I was thrilled! I love his character, and whittling the list down to ten items was tough, but I managed.
Without further ado, here are some reasons why I adore Kalen, Letterman-style:
10. I’m a sucker for a man wearing a long, black leather duster. Especially if that man has messy black rock-star hair and kohl-rimmed green eyes.
9. Kalen’s really cool sorcerer’s pendant that protects the wearer from all evil. If only he hadn’t given it to the woman he loves…
8. Kalen is a vulnerable hero with a terrible, abusive past, and those types tug on my heartstrings.
7. Kalen can command the elements, channeling their energy to do his sorcery. That’s way cool.
6. Kalen can shift into a sleek black panther. That’s even MORE cool!
5. Kalen is struggling with being swayed to the side of terrible evil, and he’s determined to go down fighting. He’s determined not to let the dark side win, and to protect those he loves.
4. Kalen is a man who will be faithful to his mate, and he loves Mackenzie with all his soul. And that is super-sexy.
3. Have I mentioned that I heart bad boys?
2. The man loved his late grandmother, Ida, with all his heart. You can’t help but love a man who adores his grandmother.
And the Number One thing J.D. loves about Kalen is…
1. Smoking. Hot. Sorcerer. Panther Shifter. Perhaps that’s all you really needed to know?
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BLACK MAGIC, An ALPHA PACK novella #1.5
An original Alpha Pack novella featuring the sexy sorcerer and panther shifter Kalen Black…
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A group of former Navy SEALS, the Alpha Pack is a top-secret team of wolf shifters with Psy powers combating the greatest dangers in the world. But sometime those dangers are more intimate than they bargained for…
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LAPD officer and Psy Dreamwalker Rowan Chase has one priority: her brother Micah’s recovery. Still, she can’t help but be drawn to Aric, the ruggedly handsome wolf shifter who pleasures her as no man ever has–however fleeting their affair is destined to be. But when Aric’s life is endangered, Rowan must ask herself what she’s willing to sacrifice in the name of love, for the man fated to be her Bondmate.
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A group of former Navy SEALS, the Alpha Pack is a top-secret team of wolf shifters with Psy powers combating the greatest dangers in the world. But sometimes those dangers are more intimate than they bargained for…
Ever since he saved Dr. Mackenzie Grant’s life, panther shifter and sorcerer Kalen Black has had trouble keeping the beautiful doctor out of his thoughts, and his heart. The brush with death awakened an intense passion between them—one that for the first time had the notorious loner letting down his guard.With the Alpha Pack battling an evil Fae who is slowly gaining control over Kalen’s mind, Kalen can no longer trust his own actions, and he breaks off his affair with Mackenzie in order to keep her safe. But when Mackenzie learns that she is carrying Kalen’s child, no amount of danger will keep her away from the man she loves. To protect his mate and unborn child, Kalen will have to battle a terrible evil, unleash the full fury of his power, and risk destroying them all…
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About the Author
J.D. Tyler is an award-winning, multi-published author who writes for New American Library under three pseudonyms. Whether this is due to an overdose of ambition or a multiple personality affliction, she’ll never tell.
J.D. writes dark, sexy paranormal romance and has a huge thing for shifters, vampires, the Fae, and just about everything else that goes bump and grind in the night. She can’t get enough of those dangerous supernatural heroes, and the fun of creating her own was just too much temptation to resist… so she didn’t. J.D. doesn’t do self-denial.
When she isn’t writing, J.D.’s idea of a good time certainly isn’t cleaning house (sniff), bungee jumping (not in this lifetime, or the next), or camping (her idea of “roughing it” is a slow bellboy). She enjoys reading, being pampered like the diva she is, and spending time with her awesome family. She lives in Texas with her two teenagers.
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