A horse and hawk shifter, Kate Kalei is a widow living life as a recluse. Little did she know, while running as her horse, she was almost made a meal by a hungry lion shifter! Jaxson Barnes, an Englishman visiting Colorado on holiday, attempts to hunt a tasty meal. He is knocked to his butt both literally and figuratively when the bay-colored horse turns out to be a beautiful woman shifter! As the snow begins to fall, Kate allows Jaxson into her home. But if the lonely widow gives her heart to him, can she be sure he'll stay? ***Please note: This short story is approximately 9500 words and includes profanity and depictions of sexual situations.
Intended for readers over 18+. ---Originally published in Mystical Xmas Box Set in November 2014. PEPPER VALLEY SHIFTERS A Shifter Christmas ~ Pepper Valley Shifters #0 Shifted For Love ~ Pepper Valley Shifters #1 Healing A Shifter ~Pepper Valley Shifters #2 Twice Fated Shifter ~ Pepper Valley Shifters #2.5 Shifter Under Cover ~ Pepper Valley Shifters #3 Star Crossed Shifters ~ Pepper Valley Shifters #4