The Mating: The Original Law of the Lycans Story

The Mating: The Original Law of the Lycans Story

by Nicky Charles
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The Mating: The Original Law of the Lycans Story by Nicky Charles

Elise had no idea when she came home that day that she'd end up mated to a complete stranger. A new Alpha and the need for an alliance between packs have made her a pawn

Excerpt: She lay beside him, staring blankly at the ceiling. The deed was done. They were mated. It didn't matter that she had no love for him nor he for her. Political alliances were more important than feelings...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940000826966
Publisher: Nicky Charles
Publication date: 02/26/2010
Series: Law of the Lycans , #1
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 10,671
File size: 444 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Nicky Charles is an independent writer/publisher who became an author quite by accident. She always saw herself as a ‘reader not a writer’ and can thank—or blame, depending on the day—her friend/editor and fellow author, Jan Gordon, for the career she now finds herself immersed in. The tale goes something like this: In January of 2009, Nicky penned a fanfiction for an old TV series, “Scarecrow and Mrs. King”, and soon became ‘hooked’ on story-telling. She joined a fan-based group for the show and through there met Jan Gordon. It was an idle comment made by Jan during a review of Black Silk (Jan’s newly published book) that inspired Nicky to write her first original story. Over the course of the next two months, she hastily scribbled down a suspense-driven romance entitled Forever In Time and presented it to the world in August of 2009. Soon after, she wrote The Mating, a paranormal romance and followed it up with The Keeping and The Finding. The three stories formed a loose paranormal trilogy called The Law of the Lycans. Nicky continues to expand the Lycan series and has a long list of possible plots waiting in the wings. Nicky has recently retired from her day job and now hopes to concentrate more of her energy on her new passion of writing. When she writes, Nicky sees the story unfolding in her head like a movie and tries to include enough detail so that readers can ‘see’ the story just as she does. The sights, sounds, smells and sensations of a scene are almost as important to her as the actual plot. Creating main characters that are ‘real’ is also something she strives for. Nicky tries to make each character different, to give them an interesting backstory, to make their actions and feelings logical and to hopefully make the reader actually care what happens to the people in the story. Nicky lives in Canada and tries to stick to Canadian spelling and punctuation in her work, in support of her country. She is an avid supporter of animal shelters, nature conservancy, food banks and a variety of other charities. Currently she has two ‘inside’ cats and one official ‘outside’ cat though a number of strays seem to take up residence in her garden each year. When not writing, Nicky enjoys reading – though she often bemoans that she seldom has time for it any more. Her favourite authors are Elizabeth Peters, S.C. Stephen and Cherise Sinclair. She also enjoys spending time out in nature, gardening, taking day trips and eating dark chocolate. You can contact Nicky Charles at her website:

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The Mating: The Original Law of the Lycans story 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
Anonymous 4 days ago
Good read.
Anonymous 9 days ago
Very good book, I love the genre, wish I could find more like this
Anonymous 9 days ago
The series I always go back to ?
Anonymous 9 days ago
Great read and the rest of the series is great as well!!
Anonymous 16 days ago
I've enjoyed reading this,several times,and has remained one of my favorites. I love the characters.
Anonymous 4 months ago
Anonymous 5 months ago
A real page turner about love and misunderstandings and of course werewolves! If you want to see the werewolf genre brought into the current era I strongly encourage you to read the works of Mrs Charles.
Anonymous 5 months ago
I loved this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I can read this book over and over and enjoy it everytime.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book and the rest of the series!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lots of long reviews on here. Just adding that this is one of my favorite books I have on my nook. I read it (through the whole series) when I'm on between other series. Totally worth it.
Robert Familiar More than 1 year ago
I read The Mating, The Finding and The Keeping. Thought they were all just wonderful reading. Hope there's more to come!!! Alice
PriPri More than 1 year ago
This was really good especially for a free download. The plot had a sedate pace but was anything but boring or long-winded. I really liked the characters and the progression of Kane and Elise's relationship. It wasn't instant love exactly, but it wasn't overly angsty either. I look forward to continuing the series.
drucilla62 More than 1 year ago
This is my first time for paranormal romance and I loved it! The characters are very easy to know and the story evolved the way it should to keep you reading to see what was going to happen. I was surprised at the caliber of the book since it was free to download. This author definitely should write more.....very talented.
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Ive read iat least fifteen times and every time I do it pulls me in.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
i absoulutely loved it???
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love this book and the series
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it.