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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Excerpt and Giveaway: Web of Lies (The Red Ridge Pack # 3) by Sara Dailey and Staci Weber

Published: November 25th, 2013


In the midst of a struggle for control of his pack, eighteen-year-old werewolf enforcer-to-be Luke Stanton meets the one girl who will destroy everything…or complete him.

Eighteen-year-old Luke Stanton is focused, strong, and intimidating as hell. He has to be. As the future enforcer of Red Ridge, it will be his job to keep the other weres in line. So avoiding close friendships, pack drama, and especially pack females is in his best interest. He witnessed firsthand what love did to his father, so casual human hookups are enough.

Then she arrives: Scarlett Reed. She arouses something primal in him, something undeniable. But just as Luke gives himself permission to finally experience something real, the truth bursts free. The were beauty is harboring a secret so devastating it has the power to destroy him. At the same time, the pack is splintering over a battle for leadership, and Luke’s strength is needed more than ever. It is a time of upheaval, of the destructive power of lies. Everything he thought to protect is in danger: his family, his friends…and most of all, his heart.


Cami turned her attention to something off in the distance, but I knew it was because she didn’t want to look at me as she dumped me on my ass. “Technically, no. I’m not breaking up with you since we were never really officially together, but I’m done sneaking around. Look, we both know you don’t do serious, Luke, and if we keep doing what we’re doing, things will get serious…for me, at least. Let’s just call it quits now before I end up hating you,” she admitted, still refusing to look me in the eyes.
She was right. I had never dated anyone longer than a few months. I didn’t know why really, but I did tend to split when things got too heavy. I’d never be boyfriend material, and even I had to agree that Cami was smart to end things before I ended up hurting her.
It was stupid on my part to even get involved with her in the first place, but she was just too damn irresistible the night we bumped into each other on a run out in the woods. As wolves, we’d spent hours romping around through the brush like cubs, playing chase for a while until she finally let me catch her. When we shifted back and I wrapped her completely naked body up in a blanket I couldn’t seem to stop myself from kissing her.
Unfortunately she’d known me her entire life and was well aware of my past. Why she even let things go on for as long as she did was beyond me. The reality is she’s a sweet girl and she could do a hell of lot better than me, so I didn’t try to convince her otherwise. Besides, I had been texting Scarlett, the Fixer’s daughter, ever since she left, and while I wasn’t technically cheating on Cami, I wasn’t being honest either. It wasn’t fair to lead Cami on even if I wasn’t quite ready to end things. 

I’d barely made it through the front door before Drew cornered me in the foyer. “So, what’s the plan, Sis? Tonight is the perfect opportunity to sink your teeth into Luke. I saw you two eyeing each other all through the meeting. Almost got a hard-on watching it.”

I backed up a bit and turned around to put my purse down on the console table. God, I hadn’t even had the chance to hang up my coat, and he’s already up my ass about Luke. What does he expect me to do? Strip him down and screw his brains out right there in front of the bonfire?

When I turned back around, Drew was only inches away. One step closer, and we’d be taking our brother-sister status to a whole new level. Refusing to back away, which I was quite sure was what he wanted me to do since he loved to make me as uncomfortable as possible, I planted my feet and whispered in his ear, “Don’t worry, Brother. I can be very convincing when I need to be.” Then I let my lips gently graze his ear before I moved away. He sucked in his breath and held it for just a split second.

Two could play that game.

About the authors:
Both Sara Dailey and Staci Weber are avid readers, English teachers, friends, wives and soccer moms. They have been teaching together for the past ten years and writing together for six.

Born and raised in Houston, TX, Staci Weber is a graduate of the University of North Texas. Staci is a junior high school teacher with an addiction to reading romance novels. She considers herself incredibly lucky to have a close family, some good friends, a fabulous husband and two beautiful little girls.

Sara Dailey co-authored the Red Ridge Pack Novels with her good friend and co-worker Staci Weber. She has a degree in literature from U of H Clear Lake and is a graduate of The Institute of Children’s Literature. Sara is a native Texan and lives with her wonderful husband and son in League City, TX.

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Catalina Mihaela said...

Oo,varcolaci! Preferatii mei.Pare super seria

Joseph Hawkshaw said...

Awesome cover looks cool.

Anonymous said...

Ei bine, si aici ma intalnesc cu varcolaci :D Sunt pe placul meu, deci e foarte bine, ceea ce ma duce direct spre carte ca sa o citesc. Imi place coperta. Seria e interesanta.

Sara and Staci said...

Thanks so much for featuring us today! We are so excited about Web of Lies! Look for the 4th and final novel in the series, End of Lies, this spring!
-Sara & Staci

Fayth97 said...

Looks like I have a new series to read!!! :)

Fayth97 said...

Looks like I have not only found a new book to read, but a new author to follow!!!