Karen Spencer was a habitual daydreamer. At night her dreams where filled with the image of a man and a creature, a large, magnificent tiger roaming the wilderness searching for something. Or someone.
Karen wanted love, earth shattering kind of love. But Karen wasn’t your average single woman. She was a shape shifter, a sleek black panther.
Victor Cummings might fit her image of tall, dark, handsome, rich and not at all human but how can a woman like Karen find love? Victor lurked in the shadows of humanity, concealing deep dark secrets. Vampire? Shape Shifter?
Love comes to those who wait, to those who give of themselves freely, willing to be what nature intended them to be. But in broad daylight, another deadly creature will seek revenge and take what belongs to the beautiful shape shifter
Karen Spencer will find the nemesis and be willing to fight to the death to save the love of her life. Will love be her strength? Is the man of her dreams worth the greatest sacrifice of all?
Karen wondered if Victor could be the man of her dreams. Could his face be the face she’d trouble seeing? Was his love the love she craved? Karen knew him, even though she’d never met him until tonight. Could he be the man she’d been waiting for all her life. He picked her up letting her shoes fall to the floor as he put her down on his bed.
“Wait,” Karen said, stopping Victor as he put his knee down on the bed.
“What is it?” he said, patiently easing himself back from her.
“Have you any idea what I am?” Karen said as she inched slowly from him.
Victor’s fangs snapped down, Karen gasped.
“Do you have any idea what I am?” he said, smiling broadly, his fangs large and ominous.
She didn’t turn from him but looked at him with blatant desire. Karen stared at him her eyes wide and on her face, she wore a very wicked smile.
He was a vampire!
That explained a lot. She knew when she saw Victor the draw was magnetic, the trust factor high. Karen edged closer to him and let one of her slender fingers run the length of one of his fangs. She heard Victor growl, it was soft and low and it vibrated deliciously through her. Her hand then came up to caress his face, his skin now taunt across his cheekbones, his eyes the color of blood.
How she loved vampires!
Karen could only see the beauty of the creature before her and she felt no fear. She’d never been so hot in all her life. Karen let her hand slowly drop away from him and she continued to slowly back away. She finally wasn’t afraid of discovery. She’d show him now her other self.
“Vampire, do you know what I am?" she said, running her hands seductively over her body. She watched his crimson eyes stare intently on her, waiting to see what she had to unveil.
Releasing her mane of dark curls, she let them fall around her face and shoulders, giving him a glimpse of the wildness within her. The awesome tingling sensation rippled through her body, informing her shifting was about to begin. Then she felt it, the heat, the gripping onset of pain. The renting of fabric, a heavy purr, and she sprawled her sleek feline body across the bed. Karen had completely transformed to her other self a beautiful sleek black panther. For the first time in her life she shifted and wasn’t afraid to.
She gazed at Victor’s crimson eyes.
“Magnificent,” he said, under his breath. He crawled onto the bed with her his hands coming to her head. “Beautiful,” he murmured as he petted the sleek black fur. “It explains your scent, at first it confused me then I realized there was more to you than met the eye. You’re a thing of beauty. How easily you change, to observe you is inspiring, your control is flawless. Karen I crave the woman you are, and harbor no fear of what you can become. But tonight I want to make love to the human, not the feline that my love may come in time. Thank you for showing me your sleek black inner beauty. Now be a good girl and change back,” he said.
Karen purred, rolled to her side, closed her eyes, and emptied her mind. She felt her body shifting back. She saw Victor’s eyes intense on her as she lay before him naked and again purring, this time mimicking the large cat that was her other self. Karen always ruined her clothing when she shifted. The seams rented and the material shredded, but tonight she didn’t care.
She ran her hands over her naked body, reassuring herself she’d turned back. Her actions made Victor smile. Karen’s body was on fire and she wanted the vampire on the bed with her to fuck her. She wanted him and her need for him overwhelmed her causing her body to ache.
Karen watched as Victor tore his shirt from his body revealing a masterpiece of male beauty. Before her, he revealed his chest, a mass of muscle, hairless and he sported the best six-pack Karen had ever laid her eyes on. Pale and flawless his smooth skin was cool to her touch. He was the first vampire she’d ever encountered. Karen was aware they existed and knew they were hesitant to show their true nature. Karen believed she also wasn’t alone and there were other creatures like her, not human and not completely Homo sapien, hiding under a human guise.
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