Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Out of the Dark (Book #4 of The Grey Wolves) by Quinn Loftis


Out Of The Dark Synopsis

Darkness has descended on the Transylvanian Alps.
Four packs of the powerful Grey wolves – in a rare show of cooperation – had joined together here in an effort to help their pack members find true mates. Then they were betrayed by one of their own – an Alpha hell-bent on becoming the most powerful of the Canis lupis. And though the wolf's assassination attempt on the currently-reigning Romanian Alpha failed, his plans to get Decebel, the Romanian Beta, out of the picture were coming together even as his treachery was discovered. The wolf fled, leaving destruction, death, and a missing mate behind him.
Unbeknownst to the other packs, the wolf has employed a witch to finish the deadly job and help him gain another tool to increase his power. A curse of devastating proportions will cripple Decebel in a way that may dissolve his fragile bond with Jennifer. Meanwhile, injured and alone, Jen has been fighting for her life. She had come to terms with her fate, accepting that she would not share a life with Decebel, until help came in the most unexpected form...
Vasile will have to use all his resources – including Sally, the new gypsy healer of the Romanian pack  – to discover a way in which to destroy the witch, lift the curse from Decebel and reunite him with the one woman who makes him whole, and solve a mystery that's been surrounding the Romanian pack for 300 years.


Chapter 8

"I'll start." Jen began, " And I've been meaning to ask you this for a while, but things got a little hectic recently and before that you were being a butt head. What's your last name and how come you never use it?" Jen closed her eyes as she lye on the table. She had been wondering what his last name was that was true, but right this moment she would listen to him recite the alphabet over and over just to hear his voice. Yes, yes, I am that pathetic at this moment, she thought.
Decebel was surprised he had not told her that yet.
"My last name is Anghelescu. It simply means son of Anghel. Anghel was my father."
"Who was your father?" Jen asked.
She almost could hear him take a deep breath before he spoke.
"He was the Alpha of the Western Romanian pack." Decebel waited for her response. He figured she probably didn't know that at one time the Romanian pack was divided.
"When was your father Alpha?"
Decebel's brow furrowed. Wasn't she going to ask him about the pack being divided?
"After the were-wolf wars. The previous Alpha was killed during the wars. I think his name was,"
"Gavril," Jen finished for him.
Decebel couldn't believe she knew this. It wasn't something that was talked about in casual conversation so how could she know?
"Yes, Gavril. My father was his Beta. My father died in 1905 when my mother, Eveline, was shot and killed by poachers. They thought she was a wild wolf. I was only 20 human years old making me one of the youngest Alpha's in our history."
This time he did feel her surprise. So she hadn't known that he had been an Alpha.
"You were an Alpha?" Jen knew the awe she felt filled her voice.
"So what happened? Why are you not one anymore?" Decebel could feel her interest, her desire to know more about him. For some reason that made him feel proud. His wolf was strutting, like a young pup trying to catch a female's attention.
"When my sister Cosmina died I lost it. I went into a fit of rage that became dangerous to all those around me. I remember Vasile coming to me. I remember dissolving the Western Romanian Pack and declaring a merge, but after that I don't remember what happened. I gave up my last name. I had disgraced my family by not protecting my sister. I didn't deserve to carry my father's name."
Jen could feel Decebel's pain at losing his sister, and the shame he thought he should carry. But she knew better. Even Alpha's couldn't save everyone.
"Decebel, Alpha's aren't infallible. You should not be ashamed of what happened that day. No one could have predicted what some idiot wolf would do. You are an amazing man, and when you claim someone as yours you do everything in your power to protect them, but you aren't perfect and no one expects you to be."
"You speak as if you know me." Decebel couldn't hide the emotion that her words evoked in him.
"I do know you." Jen's voice was soft as she responded to the emotion she felt coming through their bond.
"I wish I knew you that well."
"You will," Jen promised, "I won't give you up Decebel. Sorry but you are stuck with me."
She could feel Decebels joy at her words.
"Sally showed me pictures of you on her phone."
Jen stilled at his comment. Her eye's flew open and met the ceiling she laid beneath. Her eyes ran along the wood beams that ran horizontally across the room. Her breath increased and right then and there she planned to kill Sally as soon as she saw her.
"Did she now?" Jen asked carefully, "And what did you think?"
"I hope one day that you are bonded to me so that the sheet is no longer necessary."
Jen felt the blood rush to her face as the heat of embarrassment washed over her. Yep, Sally was a dead gypsy healer.
"Don't be embarrassed Jennifer. I think you are beautiful."
"Yes well I didn't exactly expect the first thing shown to my mate who doesn't remember me to be me in a sheet."
"I'm not complaining." She heard laughter in his voice and she soaked it up as if it where the last drop of water she would ever feel on her skin.
"I'm sure you're not."

I absolutely LOVE this series...Really looking forward to this book...

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  1. Thank you so much for having my books on your site!! Looks great!

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  2. Quinn Quinn Quinn, NEVER STOP WRITING THIS SERIES!!!!

  3. Thank you for sharing this excerpt!! Definitely our pleasure b/c we LOVE bragging about The Grey Wolves!!

  4. I say...just put the book on sale now :)

  5. I can not wait for this release! Thank you for the sneaky!

  6. Is it June 7th yet? Seriously, I'm so ready for this book to come out!!!

  7. Quinn I have been patiently waiting for book 4. I love your style of writing, when I read your book and I have to be told to shut up because I'm laughing too loud at 2 am.... it's a really good book.

  8. I can't stand it!! I read these exerpts an I want more! Gah! Why do I torture myself???

  9. I understand why they are called teasers now:/ Grrr I have been hooked on over bearing protective werewolves now!! And of course Jens comments:D I love this series, it is my absolute FAVORITE of all time!!:3 June 7 you need to hurry up and skip the other dates o___o Love you Quinn, Please keep on writing!!:D