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About the author:
Nicky Charles is an independent writer/publisher who became an author quite by accident. She always saw herself as a 'reader not a writer' and can thank-or blame, depending on the day-her friend/editor and fellow author, Jan Gordon, for the career she now finds herself immersed in. The tale goes something like this:
It was an idle comment made by Jan during a review of Black Silk (Jan's newly published book) that inspired Nicky to write her first original story. Over the course of the next two months, she hastily scribbled down a suspense driven romance entitled Forever In Time and presented it to the world in August of 2009. Soon after, she wrote The Mating, a paranormal romance and followed it up with The Keeping and The Finding. The three stories formed a loose paranormal trilogy called The Law of the Lycans. Nicky continues to expand the Lycan series and has a long list of possible plots waiting in the wings.
Nicky works full time and writes in her off hours, few though they may be! In the next few years she hopes to retire from her day job and concentrate more of her energy on her new passion of writing.
When she writes, Nicky sees the story unfolding in her head like a movie and tries to include enough detail so that readers can 'see' the story just as she does. The sights, sounds, smells and sensations of a scene are almost as important to her as the actual plot.
Creating main characters that are 'real' is also something she strives for. Nicky tries to make each character different, to give them an interesting backstory, to make their actions and feelings logical and to hopefully make the reader actually care what happens to the persons in the story.
Nicky lives in Canada and tries to stick to Canadian spelling and punctuation in her work, in support of her country. She is an avid supporter of animal shelters, nature conservancy, food banks and a variety of other charities. Currently she has two 'inside' cats and one official 'outside' cat though a number of strays seem to take up residence in her garden each year.
When not writing, Nicky enjoys reading - though she often bemoans that she seldom has time for it any more. Her favourite authors are Elizabeth Peters, S.C. Stephen and Cherise Sinclair. She also enjoys spending time out in nature, gardening, taking day trips and eating dark chocolate.
You can connect with Nicky Charles at her website: www.nickycharles.com
Betrayed: Book Two - The Road to Redemption
How do you love again when your heart is dead? How do you know when it's time to let go?
Damien's kicked about the country these past three years. No pack. No purpose. No reason to keep on living. When an old friend, Kane Sinclair, asks for his help, he agrees and heads to Chicago. After all, what does he have to lose?
Sam's grown up on the streets. Raised to be an Alpha, she's strong and independent. Her duty to her pack rules her every move. As much as it irks her, she finds herself looking for help when Sinclair threatens to take over her territory. With the pack's future at stake, does she dare gamble on a rogue?
Can a rogue let go of his past and dare to face the future? Are strength and duty enough to pave the road to redemption?
The sixth installment in the Law of the Lycans
- Publication Date:
- 1499152922 / 9781499152920
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Romance / Paranormal