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Blog Tour: The Promise by Victoria Sue

The Promise (Sirius Wolves 4) by Victoria Sue
Publisher: Dark Hollows Press
Amazon Kindle: The Promise (Sirius Wolves 4)

Blurb: The time of Anubis is at hand. Working together against him, the goddess Sirius and the god Orion have helped mankind prepare by uniting Blaze, Conner, Darric, and Aden to fight the evil in the world. But in the war to come, the werewolves will need more allies, and this will extend beyond werewolf kind.

Marcus, an ex-Marine who’d lost both his legs in a landmine accident, is now Human Liaison Officer for Blaze's pack. Having lost his lover too when the man couldn’t bear to live with a cripple, the last thing he expected was that he'd fall in love again, let alone with the werewolf Kellan who seemed to be universally hated by the pack.

The Winter Circle is moving, and a psychopathic pastor has abducted Nate, one of the wolves from Hunter's pack. For once the wolves cannot rescue him — it has to be a human — and now Marcus must save the wolves from their biggest threat: one of their own.

If Marcus succeeds, he will bring in a new era in mankind’s battle against the power of evil, starting with a simple promise and ultimately mending four broken hearts.

Excerpt:

Marcus inhaled appreciatively as he eventually made it to the top of the steps. He loved Aden’s pack house. The upstairs floor was Aden’s and his mates’ living quarters. He was incredibly lucky to be here, and one of the only humans who had been trusted to live with werewolves. Not just any werewolves, thought Marcus with a grin at his own joke. Blaze, Conner, and Darric were the Supreme Alpha triad who had been blessed by the goddess Sirius when they were born over seven hundred years ago. Marcus grinned to himself — didn’t that just roll off the tongue! It was one of those things that even when he’d seen it with his own eyes — first with his buddy in the army, and then here — it was still a truly fucking incredible thing. Werewolves. Thinking of every film in the movies, none of them came even close to how amazing it was, and how goddam lucky he was to be here.

It had only been because of his dad’s friend, Bud Mason, that he’d gotten this gig in the first place. Marcus was a newly washed up Marine with two bum legs. Career finished. Then Bud — Senator Mason — had called him. He knew Marcus was aware of werewolves. Marcus and his unit had been out on patrol, eyes on a swivel as always, but it had been quiet for days. Craig was scouting up front where he liked to be and a sniper had taken him out first.

Marcus had thought he was done for, until the most incredible thing Marcus had ever seen happened in front of his eyes. Craig shifted into a wolf as he lay on the ground.

Marcus had kept his cool, and even though the firefight grew up in earnest, and had pulled Craig to safety. Craig had later explained everything — how werewolves were known about by the government, but not in the main by the general public; that he had shifted because when injured it’s a natural thing for wolf shifters to heal themselves. Marcus had been enthralled. Unfortunately, Craig had been sent home by panicked generals who didn’t realize it wasn’t Craig’s training so much as his incredibly strong shifter sense of smell that was locating the landmines and keeping their asses safe.

The next day after Craig had gone, their Humvee rolled straight over one. Three Marines lost their lives and Marcus lost his legs. The left one above the knee and the right below.

A few of the wolves glanced up smiling as Marcus limped into the café area at the front of the pack house. Friendly guys, and girls. Lilly greeted him. “Morning, Alpha.”

Marcus had wanted to die of embarrassment when she’d first called him that. Apart from the obvious fact he was a human, he was pretty sure it was against some wolf protocol or something. In fact, Ricoh was standing with Aden one of the first times last year when Lilly had called him that, and he’d seen the shock on Ricoh’s face.

Aden though had explained Lilly meant it as a mark of respect as Marcus had ended up being one of their biggest supporters, and Blaze certainly didn’t mind. Marcus supposed if it didn’t offend their Supreme Alpha, he didn’t need to get all bent out of shape about it.



Meet the author: Victoria Sue has loved books for as long as she can remember. Books were always what pocket money went on and what usually Father Christmas brought. When she ran out of her kids' adventure stories, she would go raid her mom's. By the age of eight she was devouring classics like Little Women, and fell in love with love stories.
She especially loves writing gay romance because as far as she’s concerned the only thing better than one hot guy, is two of them.

Pick two characters and tell us a little more about them:

Kellan: Kellan was actually set-up as the baddy in the first three books. He wasn’t actually, but he was a good red herring! He was originally a werewolf in the same close-minded backward werewolf pack that features in the first book.
Gays are an abomination. Everyone knows that, so Kellan couldn’t possibly be gay himself. Then when he finally gets himself out of the first mess and acknowledges his sexuality, he is attracted to the one person present who has to be the least likely to be interested in him.

Marcus: Marcus is the first human to be featured as a main character. He is a combat vet and a bilateral amputee. Marcus found out about werewolves when he was serving in Iraq. His friend actually shifted in front of him when he was injured. Marcus was given the job of helping to integrate werewolves into the US military, and that was how he was originally introduced to the pack.
Marcus, personally, is quite insecure. His douche-bag of a boyfriend left him when he was injured because the man couldn’t cope with living with a “cripple.”
He is surrounded every day by the physical perfection that is werewolves, and when one finds him attractive, he thinks there must be an ulterior motive.
Marcus needs to learn that werewolves don’t view their mates in the same narrow terms that humans do.

Where to find the author:
www.victoriasue.com
@vickysuewrites
Victoriasueauthor (fb)
Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28487054-the-promise



Tour Dates & Stops:
8-Feb Up All Night, Read All Day, Jessie G. Books, Louise Lyons, Havan Fellows, Love Bytes
9-Feb The Blogger Girls, A.M. Leibowitz, Inked Rainbow Reads, Wake Up Your Wild Side, Emotion in Motion, Scattered Thoughts & Rogue Words
10-Feb Happily Ever Chapter, Kirsty Loves Books, Wicked Faerie's Tales and Reviews, Let's Get Ready To Romance, Open Skye Book Reviews, BFD Book Blog
11-Feb Bayou Book Junkie, MM Good Book Reviews, Velvet Panic, Mikky's World of Books, Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents, Divine Magazine
12-Feb Full Moon Dreaming, Book Lovers 4Ever, Molly Lolly, Elisa - My Reviews and Ramblings, Butterfly-O-Meter,
My Fiction Nook, Cheekypee Reads and Reviews

Giveaway:
Rafflecopter Prize: Choice of an e-book from Victoria’s backlist.
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