Saturday, February 20, 2021

The demon is waiting for Toby. Read a snippet from DEMON ON JACKSON STREET #Romance #MLM #PNR #MPreg #Books #Reading


Hello and welcome to another Weekend Writing Warriors post!

Thank you to all those who visited last weekend! This weekend, I'm sharing another snippet from the fifth book in my Shifter Towers series, DEMON ON JACKSON STREET. Like all the other books in this series, it is an MM (gay) paranormal romance.

Set-up: Last weekend, Toby realized that he had extra food in his bag of groceries after meeting Jet, and isn't sure how that happened.

This weekend, Jet uses his powers again as he continues to try and gain Toby's trust... (In Jet's POV)


Four hours. I’d been waiting four hours, and Toby still hadn’t been given his lunch break. This place was taking advantage of him, something I’d deal with later, as I’d just noticed him leaving the store. Having watched him enough, I knew he’d come to the exact bench I sat on, whether he brought food to eat or not. He’d simply sit and watch life pass by for thirty minutes then return to the secondhand store to work until the store closed.

As I waited for him to join me, I set my hand over the box of pizza I’d bought, to warm the food up. My story wouldn’t be believable if it was cold. Because my goal was to gain his trust. That’s the only way I could figure out how I was going to get access to his beautiful soul.

“Jet?” Toby stood in front of me, eyebrows furrowed. “What are you doing here?”




DEMON ON JACKSON STREET
Shifter Towers book five

Jet
Once upon a time there was a demon who was the best at convincing people to sell their souls. That was me. Is me. And now I have a new assignment, one Father told me would be difficult. I didn’t know what “difficult” meant until I met the young man, someone who has barely anything. Collecting his soul should be easy, right? There are so many things I can give him. Except, he doesn’t believe he deserves a better life. I have to find something he desires before the assignment is given to my brother. Because Crow uses the most villainous means to obtain souls. Lines I don’t cross. And I don’t want to see Toby hurt. There has to be another way.

Toby
I’m not like them. I can’t shift into a predator to defend myself, or even into a small rodent to run and hide. The wolf shifters know that every time they rough me up and steal my food. I always wish for a guardian angel to protect me from them. Then one day Jet appears, looking nothing like the angel I’d imagined. But I don’t know if I should trust him. He makes me feel things no other alpha ever has. Dangerous things. Not good when I have to stay focused on my grandmother. I don’t know how much longer I’ll have her around.

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The first book in the series,
BUNNY OMEGA ON THE RUN
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MINK OMEGA IN HIDING
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The third book in the series,
PIKA OMEGA PLUS ONE
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The fourth book in the series,
HIS OMEGA ON STAGE
is available in digital and print:



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29 comments:

  1. Hmmm. I'm wondering who is capturing whom? Jet seems very "taken" with Toby.

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  2. A demon who waits. Interesting insight into him and how the story will unfold.

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  3. If you want something bad enough, you'd have the patience of Job (thought the reference was apt, seeing as Jet is a demon) ;)

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  4. Persistence does pay off! I hope the pizza didn't get too cold.

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  5. I like this story. It's all about good vs. evil--and redemption. Outstanding!

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  6. access to his beautiful soul - is that a good thing or?????
    Tweeted.

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    1. Jet is after it, but it may not be a good thing for him as a demon.

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  7. I like how a demon is forced to punish bad guys because they're inconveniencing him. Maybe Toby is already having a positive effect on him?

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    1. Jet will do whatever it takes to claim his souls. He has his own boundaries, but he still manages to accomplish every mission he's assigned.

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  8. Is it Toby's soul that Jet truly wants?

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    1. Right now, he's trying to gain Toby's trust to get to his soul. Only, he doesn't realize what is happening to himself.

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  9. The way to his heart is . . . pizza? Smart thinking. Love your wording, Jessica.

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    1. When one doesn't have much food... Jet hoped Toby actually liked pizza.

      Thanks so much, Nancy!

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  10. Interesting to peek into Jet's thoughts this time. Really enjoying the story, terrific snippet!

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  11. I enjoyed learning a bit more through Jet's inner thoughts.

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  12. Not sure if Jet's more interested in Toby's soul or just him. I'm betting on the latter. But what will Jet's superiors say when he comes back empty handed? Quite a dilemma for Jet! Great snippet!

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    1. Jet's only interested in gaining Toby's trust at this point. He doesn't realize what's happening to him, yet. Thank you, Jenna!

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  13. Since Jet is a demon he surely feels some conflict between his feelings for Toby and his mission.

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    1. He's not at that point yet. Isn't aware at this point.

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  14. Is it his soul he wants access to, or soul + body?

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    1. He wants to put some weight on him first. Right now, he thinks he's only interested in his soul.

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  15. So, Jet has some talents. I like this insight into his thoughts about Toby.

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