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  • New Series!

    Thompson & Sons

    For over 30 years Thompson and Sons has been the local garage for the Rocky Mountain House area. Look for small town lovin’ and fightin’ with sexy happily-ever-afters for the five siblings of the current generation. A 5 book spin -off series loosely connected with the Six Pack Ranch world.

    Book One: Ride Baby Ride
    Final Book in Series: A Wild Ride

    “Arend writes gripping, emotional, heat-filled stories that grab you by the heart and don’t let go.” ~Jaci Burton, New York Times Bestselling author~

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  • Featured Series

    Adrenaline Search & Rescue

    LIFELINE: an elite search-and-rescue squad based out of Banff, Alberta. Specializing in high-risk rescue missions, this team goes wherever the job takes them…

    Becki & Marcus: High Risk
    Alisha & Devon: High Passion
    Erin & Tim: High Seduction

    “Arend proves once again that no matter the genre, she’s a master.” ~Lauren Dane, New York Times Bestselling author~

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  • Featured Series

    Granite Lake Wolves

    This series of light-hearted paranormal stories is set in the wilderness of the Yukon and Alaska. The stories follow the members of the Granite Lake wolf pack as they deal with life and love as shifters.

    Also see Takhini Wolves – same world, longer stories.

    First in Series: Wolf Signs
    Final Release: Wolf Nip

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  • Featured Series

    Takhini Wolves

    Lighthearted paranormal stories based in the city of Whitehorse before bursting out into the wilderness of Alaska and the Yukon. The stories follow the members of the Takhini wolf pack as the new Alpha, local humans, bear shifters and others deal with falling in love and kicking ass.

    Also see Granite Lake Wolves – same world, shorter stories.

    Rita® Nominated Best Paranormal Romance 2014: Diamond Dust
    Final book in series: Moon Shine

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  • Featured Series

    Six Pack Ranch

    The Coleman family has ranched in the Rocky Mountain House area of Alberta for generations. These modern day contemporary cowboy romance stories follow the current family members as they find both their place in the community and happy-ever-afters.

    Latest Release: Rocky Mountain Devil
    Final Novel in series: Rocky Mountain Home

    “Vivian Arend pours intense passion into her novels...” ~Library Journal~

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Takhini Wolves – Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday – Copper King

Title: Copper King

Heroine: Lillie – A bear-shifter who is a bit timid in her human skin. She’s headed to Vegas for one last hurrah before facing her future.

Hero: Jim – A playboy bear-shifter who lives for work and the yearly chance to win back Lady Luck. Running into a female who intrigues him isn’t what he expected – or wanted – to happen during his time in Vegas.

Tidbit:  It seems any time I add a couple to a book (i.e., a couple who are already in a HEA relationship) readers want to know how they got together. In this case, during the writing of Diamond Dust, I knew there was a rich bear living in the area, but there had been no need to introduce him and his mate before Diamond Dust began. And then it turned out people were very interested to know HOW they got together.

So I went back in time. Copper King happens about four months before Black Gold begins. The neat part is Copper King stands completely on it’s own, but it adds a layer to the rest of the Takhini books.

And that’s what I hope to do with other novellas in this series. Give you the rest of the story for characters who came onto the stage in Takhini or Granite Lake books.

And bears…come on, BEARS. Who could resist?

Here is one of my favorite quotes:

I'm a grizzle, we do everything bigger. -Jim, Copper King


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