Book #2 Guardians Series
Date Published: March 12, 2014
Caleb is dark, hot, and commanding in human form. As a dragon, he’s a force to be reckoned with.
When he witnesses the slave Lileta being beaten by his Overlord Odage, he nearly comes unglued.
Without understanding why, he asks to take the slave as his own, but soon realizes his longing is more
than an attraction to a beautiful woman. In a sick twist of fate, the gods have given him a demon as
his mate—one he can never touch unless he wishes his own death. His only choice is to grant her freedom.
Lileta wanted to kill Caleb, but when she is freed by this tempting male, her anger turns to a desire that can
only prove fatal. Even if she could claim him as her own, her dark past makes her unworthy of his love.
When their paths continue to intertwine, spiraling them to the brink of passion, can they resist the yearnings
burning within them, or will they submit to their fatal desire?
As a child, Valerie would often get into trouble for peeking at
her mother’s favorite TV show, Dark Shadows. She can still hear
of course, but that did not stop Valerie from watching. As an
adult, her love of the fanged creatures never waned. She
would watch any vampire movie she could find.
Being a true romantic, Valerie was thrilled when she discovered
the genre of paranormal romance. Her first read was one of
Lara Adrian’s, Midnight Breed Series and from there she was
Today, Valerie has decided to take her darker, sensual side and
put it to paper. When she is not busy creating a world full of
steamy, hot men and strong, seductive women, she juggles her
time between a full-time job, hubby and her two German
shepherd dogs, in Northern IL.
Valerie is a member of Romance Writers of America and Fantasy,
Futuristic and Paranormal Romance Writers. She is also a
member of Coffee Talk Writers and the Coffee Talk website –
a site designed to support established writers and foster new