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Tuesday, January 28, 2014



Divided Loyalties, Ashwood Falls, #4

By Lia Davis


Trained to hunt rogues and protect the human race from the threat of shifters, Christa Baker is beginning to rethink her career choice. Especially when her niece and nephew—who she’s raised on her own—end up in the crossfire. Now she’s looking for a way out and disappear off Shield’s radar for good. She never thought her out would be a gorgeous wolf who kidnaps her after raiding Shield HQ.

Hayden Raines has always followed the rules. As the Ashwood Fall wolf Marshal, he has to set the example for those working under him. When he sets his sights on the beautiful human hunter things go downhill, fast. Fate has a funny way of turning things inside out—because the woman he kidnaps, the enemy he might need to protect his family from, just happens to be his mate.

Warning: Contains one woman on a path she’s not ready for, a man who thought things would be different, and a heated exchange that turns out to be the best thing ever.


Why I love paranormal

Hi everyone! It is a pleasure to be here today to talk about my love for paranormal romance and yes of course my sexy shifters. *wink*

Well, I love the fantasy worlds, the worlds where everything and anything is possible. I’ve always been a fan vampires and werewolves. My dad loved horror movies and always watched those movies with gigantic bugs and other creatures. He called them creature features.

I also love to read romance. I love the happily ever afters and the journeys to get there. So naturally when I started reading paranormal romance, I wanted to write my own. Although I love vampires, I just couldn’t nail down a mythology of my own that I’m completely happy with. I did keep all my notes for later use.

Then I moved on to witches and demons, and now shifters. I’d never thought that Ashwood Falls would be so much fun and the huge success that it’s become. I love the world of leopards, wolves, tigers, jaguars, puma (mountain lions), and bears (yes, bears are coming in the future).

The plan for Ashwood Falls was a ten book series. Now, it’s evolved enough that there will be spin offs involving the other shifter Packs within the world. So you’ll get to know more about the tigers, pumas, and bears in the coming years. 


Divided Loyalties by Lia Davis – Excerpt Three

One of her captor’s allies, an auburn-haired man, advanced down the hall. He came back a few minutes later and said, “He’s not here.”
The man holding her firmly to his body growled. “Let’s go.” He shot the last soldier before turning her around to face him.
She gasped. No fucking way. He was a shifter.
The way his eyes reflected off the light told her that. Frantic, she shoved against his chest. He wouldn’t budge. “Let me go!”
He lifted a brow and studied her for a moment or two as though he was trying to read her mind or something. Oh, no he wouldn’t. She yanked her knee up and connected with his balls, hard. He cursed and let go of her as he doubled over.
She didn’t waste time. She ran for the door, only to skid to a halt as the auburn-haired man appeared in front of her. What the fuck? A teleporter? No, he hadn’t materialized in front of her. She’d seen it done before. Fucking shifter speed was what he’d used to reach her so fast.
Christa patted her hip. Damn. She’d left her gun in her car because it was always too tempting to shoot Vance if she took it into the meeting.
She tried to fake a left and then moved right to move around him when the other man gripped her by the arm. A sharp stick in the arm made her jerk. She peered at the man as he pulled a needle out of her arm.
Son of a bitch.
Her vision blurred, and her legs wobbled, no longer able to hold her up.
“Bastards,” she managed to say before everything went black.


“What the fuck did you do that for?” Hayden gritted out as he straightened, his balls still throbbing.
Damn female.
Kirk, the leopard sentry, capped the needle and slid it into a red plastic bag. “She’s a runner and a liability. Unless you preferred me to let her go, because I wasn’t going to be the next one she racked in the balls.”
Tanner, who was currently holding the female steady, bent to scoop her up in his arms, but Hayden sent him a warning growl and halted his brother. With a raised brow, Tanner waited for Hayden to hobble over and take the female from him.
Hayden led his brother to the Range Rover while Kirk stayed behind to wait on Blaine, the new leopard Alpha of Ashwood, to teleport in with another sentry to clean house. Blaine normally couldn’t teleport to a place he’d never been, but he could flash to someone who was linked to him. Kirk, as well as Tanner and Hayden, were tied to the leopard Alpha by a blood bond. So Blaine could teleport to them without effort.
It was a good thing too.
Hayden had left a mess of dead, mutant-infected humans in that office building.
He tossed the keys to Tanner and climbed into the back seat with the female. Before he settled himself in for the long drive back to North Carolina, he checked her pockets. He found a small zippered wallet and a cell phone. Opening the wallet, he smiled as he pulled out her driver’s licenses.
Christa Baker. Age thirty-nine.
He slid the card back inside the wallet then handed it to Tanner. “When we get to a secure place, call Dane and see what he can pull up on her.”
“Will do.” Tanner opened the console and tossed the wallet inside before starting the Range Rover.
Hayden slid her cell phone into his pocket and propped Christa up the best he could and fastened her seatbelt. He leaned his head back on the seat and closed his eyes. This had been one fucked-up operation. Not only had they failed to catch Vance, Marshal of the rogue Pack Onyx, but Hayden had stooped to a new low.
Good one, asshole.

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Lia Davis is a mother to two young adults and two very special kitties, a wife to her soul mate, a paranormal romance author, and co-owner to Fated Desires Publishing, LLC. She and her family live in Northeast Florida battling hurricanes and very humid summers. But it’s her home and she loves it!

An accounting major, Lia has always been a dreamer with a very activity imagination. The wheels in her head never stop. She ventured into the world of writing and publishing in 2008 and loves it more than she imagined. Writing is stress reliever that allows her to go off in her corner of the house and enter into another world that she created, leaving real life where it belongs.

Her favorite things are spending time with family, traveling, reading, writing, chocolate, coffee, nature and hanging out with her kitties.


Lia is hosting a tour-wide giveaway of a $50 gift card to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, OR All Romance eBooks (Winner’s choice), an eBook from her back list (Divided Loyalties not included), and a swage pack. Just leave a comment and follow the Rafflecopter instructions below to enter.

The giveaway is open to international readers.


  1. Thank you so much for having me over!

  2. I love this series and Divided Loyalties is awesome. Thanks for sharing it and the giveaway. evamillien at gmail dot com


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