Unjustified Claims: Hidden Wolves Book 3 by Kaje Harper

~Penny’s Rating: B+ ~ Kaje Harper is an author I have been meaning to post about for a while now, because I really enjoy her work. The first two books in the Hidden Wolves series, Unacceptable Risk, and Unexpected Demands are fantastic, and if you have not read them, I highly recommend that you do so before tackling Unjustified Claims. There are also a couple of free short stories in the series as well. You can check out Harper’s complete body of work here. So why Hidden Wolves? First of all, the series takes place in Minnesota! Yay home state! The novels in this series are hefty and satisfying – Harper tends to write longer novels, which are typically hundreds of pages longer than your standard M/M book these days, and Harper’s take on werewolves in our own universe, or a near identical one, is refreshing, and dare I say realistic? Yes I know, werewolves, but still, you don’t have a hard time believing that her Hidden Wolves live in the Twin Cities and work as technical writers and custom cabinet makers. Or that they buy pastries from one of my favorite Vietnamese bakeries over on University Avenue. I will also preface this review by…

The Best Part is Now Free on Smashwords!
Penny Writes Romance / March 21, 2014

Yes- My short story, The Best Part is now available on Smashwords. For FREE! Click HERE to get it! It is also out on Nook, Scribd and the rest of the regular Smashwords distribution channels. Book Blurb: Best buddies Manny Velazquez and Ben Green grew up together. Now after ten years of living separate lives in separate states, they are reunited as roommates when Manny comes back to their hometown for a job. Growing up, Manny was a skinny geek, but not anymore. Now he’s this super buff fitness god, and since Manny came back, Ben can’t help noticing his friend in a whole new way. Ben’s scared, because he knows how he feels could change everything, and no matter what happens, he doesn’t want to lose Manny as his friend. This story was written as a part of the M/M Romance Group on Goodreads ‘Love Has NO Boundaries’ event. Enjoy! -P

Cost of Repairs – FREE on Kindle & NOOK (for now anyway)…
Freebies and Steals , Notes From Penny / November 21, 2013

Oooh I’ve been meaning to read this for a while now! Free? Boom. Thank you. Reading now. Publisher Description: “Fixing the home can heal the heart if you can find all the pieces. ” Police officer Samuel Briggs is getting to know the people on his new, third-shift beat, but he d prefer they not know too much about him or the painful past that drove him away from New Mexico to start fresh in small-town Stratton, PA. All he wants is peace, a manageable routine, and time to fix up his project home. There’s no room in his broken heart for a new relationship. It s crowded with too many memories. But there s something about the Dixie s Cup short-order cook, who s flirty one minute, distracted the next, that piques Sam s interest. Part-time cook, part-time hardware salesman and full-time handyman Rey King lives to work but not because he loves it. Relationships? No time. Until one glance at Sam s haunted eyes sends a plumb line straight to his wary heart. One afternoon of impulsive, no-strings sex begins to grow into a cautious friendship. But when Rey is seriously injured protecting a friend, the cracks in…