Ice Age Shifters

About Mythical Ahklut in the Ice Age Shifters World

About Mythical Ahklut in the Ice Age Shifters® World In Dire Wolf Wanted, Ice Age Shifters Book 4, the heroine is Rayne Chakal, a covert agent and a prehistoric dire wolf shifter, which makes her very rare. (See my posts on prehistoric bears, lions, and Rayne’s sister, also a dire wolf.) The hero of the […]

Illustration of a prehistoric dire wolf for Heart of a Dire Wolf

About Prehistoric Dire Wolves (Canis Dirus) Scary Extinct Wolves of North America Humans have good reasons for their atavistic fear of wolves. They work in packs, are clever, and good at hunting big prey and bringing it down. Prey such as stray humans who are hunting for food themselves. Now imagine the wolves after you […]

Illustration of a prehistoric American lion for Shift of Destiny

About Prehistoric American Lions (Panthera Atrox) Big Extinct Cats of North America As I mentioned in my post about really big prehistoric bears, Ice Age megafauna are at the core of my Ice Age Shifters® paranormal romance series. In my books, these shifters are rare and often find themselves in unusual situations, including the unexpected […]

Illustration of an Arctotherium bear for Shifter Mate Magic

About Prehistoric Bears (Arctotherium) A Very Big Extinct Bear in South America Ice Age megafauna are the core inspiration for my Ice Age Shifters® paranormal romance series. I’ve mentioned before about how reading an article on excavating the fossil remains of a huge prehistoric bear in South America sparked my muse. What if rare and […]

Real Life Events Become Magical Secrets

How Real Life Events Become Magical Secrets in My Paranormal Romance Series World-building is one of my pleasures as an author. Since I write science fiction and fantasy genres, I get to do a lot of it. For my Ice Age Shifters paranormal romance series, I delight in discovering fun facts in my research, so […]

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More Ice Age Shifters This Summer Yes, in answer to several recent reader queries, there will be more Ice Age Shifters this summer. 🌞 First, though, on 6 June, I’ll be releasing the first four books in the series at all major booksellers. They were formerly exclusive with Amazon, but now they’re going wide and […]

Ancient Horses, New Horses

Ancient Horses, New Horses Humans (and some dogs) love digging around in the dirt. We never know what we’ll find—roots, rocks, earthworms, buried treasure, a 42,000-year-old foal from an ancient horse species… In Siberia, scientists found a foal preserved in the permafrost. Under the right conditions, cold can preserve a lot of things, including humans, […]

More Ice Age Megafauna Illustrations

More Ice Age Megafauna Illustrations Last week, I showed you the illustrations for the first two books in my Ice Age Shifters series. This week I’ll show you more Ice Age megafauna illustrations for the second two books in the series. As with the whole series, we don’t have living examples or photographs of the […]

Ice Age Megafauna Illustrations

Ice Age Megafauna Illustrations When I conceived the idea for my Ice Age Shifters® series, I imagined that certain, rare shifters were born as throwbacks to the days when mammals grew big. Really big. Paleontologists dubbed them “megafauna” to signify their size. Not as big as dinosaurs, of course. That’s a different conversation altogether. There […]

Dire Wolf Wanted Is Out Today In case you missed the headline above, Dire Wolf Wanted is out today. It’s the fourth book in the Ice Age Shifters series, after Shifter Mate Magic, Shift of Destiny, and Heart of a Dire Wolf. A dire wolf shifter and a mysterious mythical shifter must uncover dark secrets […]

Sneak Peek of Dire Wolf Wanted

Sneak Peek of Dire Wolf Wanted (Ice Age Shifters Book 4) The fourth book in the Ice Age Shifters series is available now, and I’m thrilled to share it with you. See below for a sneak peek of Dire Wolf Wanted. This book took its time, largely because of my overactive muse, so it’s longer […]

Dire Wolf Wanted Coming Soon (Preorder Yours Now) It’s (almost) here at last! Dire Wolf Wanted  is coming soon to your ereader. It’s book 4 in my new Ice Age Shifters series, and the longest of them so far. This is the lovely cover by Amanda Kelsey of Razzle Dazzle Design. I already knew something […]

Heart of a Dire Wolf Is In the Wild!

Heart of a Dire Wolf Is In The Wild! Happy release day to me! Heart of a Dire Wolf is in the wild! I love my new Ice Age Shifters paranormal romance series, and now the third book is here. It debuts today on Amazon, and is free to read in Kindle Unlimited. Read the […]

Heart of a Dire Wolf Excerpt #2

Heart of a Dire Wolf Excerpt #2 Heart of a Dire Wolf is the third book in my new Ice Age Shifters paranormal romance series. As you might have guessed from the title, the series is all about shifters, but it also has magic, elves, fairies, and ogres. This is Heart of a Dire Wolf […]

Heart of a Dire Wolf Excerpt #1

Heart of a Dire Wolf Excerpt #1 Heart of a Dire Wolf is the third book in my new Ice Age Shifters paranormal romance series. As you might have guessed from the title, the series is all about shifters, but it also has magic, elves, fairies, and ogres. Below is a short Heart of a […]