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Addicted to Paranormal Love by Terry Spear
I admit it. I’m addicted to romance, to happily ever after, to love.
What is more special than a couple finding love? To cherish each other forevermore?To share in the highs and lows of a relationship?
To find love in a paranormal way.
Admit it. The paranormal can be hot and delicious and sexy. The romance can pull us out of the ordinary and place us in the extraordinary. We can fantasize about just how hot a vampire or a werewolf or a jaguar shifter could be.
We can love them, knowing they will love us with a passion no mortal man can give us. Well, some can, but it’s like having a super-being making love to us. Not all powerful, but he’s just, well, out of the ordinary.
And yet, they’re human, too. Sharing the human emotions of sorrow and grief and doubt and fear. In fact, I believe they feel these things in an extraordinary way. They’re not bound by human convention. They can be who they are (well, within reason…a werewolf has to be careful about shifting in a room full of humans, and a vampire living in a society that believes they’re only fantasy has to be careful about showing off his gorgeous pearly whites), but in other ways, they can be real men…in a bigger than life PARA normal way.
So what’s not to love? Just because a guy’s got to run in a fur coat sometimes, or a spotted coat on occasion, or take a little nip at the pulse in your neck, doesn’t mean they can’t be human most other times. And yet that part of them, the paranormal side of them, reflects in their human lives, the way their senses are more highly attuned, the way they can perceive more than mortal men can see, the way they can be more protective and better equipped to act on that protectiveness than a strictly human counterpart. Because they do have those overprotective genes, and abilities that will help them ensure they are there to see that no one else takes advantage of the woman they love, they make a pretty terrific mate. That doesn’t mean that the woman won’t be called upon to rescue a hero in trouble.
The guys are still half human. And even wolves or jaguars or vampires can get themselves into hot water. So sometimes those spunky heroines who ally themselves with them have to help them out.
Not all heroines are the totally human type either. Some are just as paranormal as the guys. (Heart of the Wolf, book 1, Destiny of the Wolf, book 2, Seduced by the Wolf, book 5, Heart of the Highland Wolf, book 7) And sometimes the guys don’t have a paranormal bone in their body, and it’s the women who have the advantage. Hmm-hmm. Don’t you just love it when that happens?
Not that a strictly human woman can’t throw a paranormal type dude totally off kilter, making him wonder just how he got so deeply involved with someone he shouldn’t. Jake Silver in Dreaming of the Wolf (book 8) comes to mind when he runs into Alicia Greiston, bounty hunter, human type, when he’s strictly all wolf. (To Tempt the Wolf, book 3, Wolf Fever, book 6).
It isn’t that a human is less worthy of having a mate who isn’t all human, but it just gets…complicated. But what if neither are paranormal to begin with? More trouble than they bargain for. Especially when the human couple have to face the paranormal changes and haven’t a clue as to what’s happening. (Legend of the White Wolf, book 4).
What about the jaguar shifters? Well, the first has to do with a jaguar shifter, his sister, and a human woman who keeps intruding on his life. And he’s falling hard for her. But being the paranormal kind of guy he is, heroic to a fault, no way is he changing her. (Jaguar, book 1, Fall 2012).
Hope you all are having a lovely holiday season!
Oh, and what do you think of a paranormal gal who targets a hunk of a guy—human kind—for her own? Or do you prefer it the other way around, when one of them is human?
“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy IS reaility.”
Award-winning author Terry Spear is the author of urban fantasy romances and medieval Highland romances. She received Publishers Weekly's Best Book of the Year in 2008 for Heart of the Wolf. A retired officer of the U.S. Army Reserves, Terry is a librarian by day. She lives in Crawford, Texas.
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