Friday, April 15, 2016

The Artist and His Alpha by Lisa Oliver Tour, Author Q&A, & Giveaway !!!!

The Artist and His Alpha
Lisa Oliver

Series: The Alpha and Omega Series
Book: Three
Each book is a self-contained story and can be read as a standalone.
Pages or Words: 65,900 words
Publisher: Oliver Group Publications
Cover Artist: Lisa Oliver
Categories: Erotica, Fiction, Gay Fiction, M/M Romance, Paranormal, Romance, Wolf shifters, True Mates, Alpha and Omega
Release Date: January 29, 2016


Caden Wolfe lives his life hiding from the world. As an Omega with a brute of an Alpha looking for him, he can’t afford to take any chances. He is happy enough with his art, his one good friend Felix and his agent who adores his paintings. It’s a far cry from life on the streets and Caden is determined to keep working hard, and stay out of the spotlight. Staying away from all things wolf is easy enough in the city, until he meets the one man with the potential to blow his cover and his way of life, out of the water.
Sean Black has it all – a brother for pack, a home pack that is still supportive but far enough away not to interfere with his daily life, a good business, and men who clamor for his attention every night of the week. The last thing he wants or needs is a mate, but after a brief meeting with a gorgeous artist, he realizes his life will change, and not necessarily in a good way.
A misunderstanding leads to danger for Caden and Sean has to make a choice. Can he give his Omega what he needs, or should he make sure he’s protected and then walk away? A rogue Alpha with an agenda of his own, a trap, and trouble from the council are just a few of the things this couple will have to contend with if they are ever to have their HEA.

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“Holy shit, he has a gun. Caden, for fuck’s sake don’t shoot!”
Sean heard Felix yell and he damn near pushed Liam off the fire escape, leaping up the last of the stairs. He could understand how Felix would want to talk quickly, especially if a gun was involved, but he had to see Caden for himself. As he stood on a rickety ledge he was momentarily stunned by the vision in front of him. A huge lit space littered with canvases spoke of hard work, dedication, passion for art and an apparent disregard for mess. And in front of it all stood Caden – locked, loaded and ready for bear.
The young man looked even better than Sean remembered. His slim, pale torso gleamed under the light, his unruly mop of straight blond hair falling just over the top of one eye. All Caden appeared to be wearing was a pair of jeans that hung low on his hips – a truly sexy picture. But it was the confident way Caden held the gun in his hands, and the unflinching glare in his eyes, that touched Sean’s heart. Felix had been right about one thing. Caden was determined to defend his home, and he looked more than capable of doing it. Damn, if that idea didn’t slam Sean in the groin and hang on.
“What are you doing here, Felix?” Caden’s voice held traces of nervousness that wouldn’t be noticed by human ears, but Sean noticed that the hands holding the gun didn’t waver.
“I was worried about you,” Felix called out, stepping closer to the glass, his hands spread to show he was unarmed. “We all were. You wouldn’t answer your door; you weren’t taking my calls. I had to know you were all right. We’re friends, Caden, I thought you trusted me. Now please, let us in. This damn ledge is fucking unsafe and you know I’m scared of heights.”
Caden held his glare for a long minute, and Sean wasn’t sure the young man would ever move. But then he carefully raised his weapon, removed the magazine, which he tucked in his back pocket, and then walked over to rest the gun against the wall. Only then did he come towards the large panes of glass, releasing a latch, which Sean realized was actually a door latch. What he had mistaken for windows doubled as large sliding doors.
Once all three men were inside of what was a huge space, Caden seemed unsure of himself. “I know we’re friends,” he said to Felix hesitantly – scared, but apparently determined to defend his actions. “I’m not doing anything wrong.” His eyes seemed to catch Sean’s automatically and Sean was shocked to see they were full of fear again. “I’m an adult. This is my place, my territory. I’m not intruding on anyone’s space. I have a right to be here.”
Sean realized in that instant that Caden’s immediate fear had a name – the Black Brothers - and damn, if that didn’t make him feel sick. He and Liam were full-blown Alpha wolves, and his little Omega must have thought that they had a pack, or at least a right to the territory he lived in. No wonder the poor guy had locked himself in and refused to talk to anyone. He was terrified of losing his home and possibly his life.
Felix looked confused. “No one said you didn’t have any right to be here. This is your home, bought and paid for. No one can take it away from you so long as you pay your taxes, and your trust does that for you.”
“Then why did you bring them?” Caden hadn’t stopped looking at Sean, but clearly Liam was included in the ‘them’ comment as well. “They know what I’m talking about. Why are they here, if not to beat me, torture me, rape me and then kick me out of my home? That’s what men like them do. What are they doing here?”

Meet the author:
Lisa Oliver had been writing non-fiction books for years when visions of half dressed, buff men started invading her dreams. Unable to resist the lure of her stories, Lisa decided to switch to fiction books, and now stories about her men clamor to get out from under her fingertips.
When Lisa is not writing, she is usually reading with a cup of tea always at hand. Her grown children and grandchildren sometimes try and pry her away from the computer and have found that the best way to do it, is to promise her chocolate. Lisa will do anything for chocolate.
Lisa loves to hear from her readers and other writers. You can friend her on Facebook, catch up on what’s happening at her blog or email her directly hereTwitter
Q and A with Lisa Oliver

1. Let’s start out by getting to know you. Tell us 4 things about yourself that are not in your bio.
I used to work as a night shift taxi driver and that used to be pretty exciting at times
I have a fear of heights, to the point where I won't stand on a chair to change a light bulb
One of my passions is collecting old gold rings, which I keep in a lovely box my son got me for Christmas last year
If the noise of the traffic outside gets too loud when I am writing, I crank up my music and blast out the neighborhood

2. If you could go anywhere, all expenses paid, where would you go?
I would land in New York, have a driver and car ready for me, and then I would zig zag my way across the United States until I had eaten a burger in every state.

3. List three books you have recently read and would recommend
Jordan L. Hawk - SPECTR series
Assassins Love People Too - S.C. Wynne
Crash by April Kelley

4. What do you always order in a favorite restaurant?
Steak and salad, followed by a chocolate gateaux or cheesecake

5. What do you hope to accomplish in the next 12 months?
I have at least six more books to write in various series, and I am also traveling for the first time to the US to be a Featured Author at the GayRomLit retreat in Kansas City in October. Winning Lotto would also be nice.

6. What do you like to read?
My preference is M/M shifter and paranormal stories, but I will read anything in the M/M genre except horror.

7. What do you look for when choosing a book to read?
Author first - I have a lot of authors who are on my auto-buy list. If it's a new author to me, then I read the blurb and if that catches my attention I check the reviews to make sure there is no suggestion of cheating in the book, and then I'll usually buy it.

8. What do you need someone to invent right away?
A personal assistant that can do all of my promo work for me, so that I can write my next book, lol. If they can also cook, clean and give me a massage, that would be a bonus.

9. What does the word "romantic" mean to you?
Romance to me is all about actions - anyone can spout pretty words, but to me the measure of any person is in the way they act towards you. It doesn't mean gift giving or things like that, although that can be nice. But if someone comes along and offers to help with my car, or to give my neck a rub - those things signify romance to me (in the right context lol - no Mr. Mechanic, I am not after you lol).

10. Can you share something about your works in progress?
I have just released Tangling With Bears, which is book 8 in the Cloverleah Pack series. So now I am working on Phillip's story from the Bound and Bonded series - that will be the final book in that series. I also have a sassy Omega dancer in my head who is demanding his story, so book four in the Alpha and Omega story will probably be sooner than expected.