Angelina Santiago's idea of a cat is a fluffy feline that will curl up in her lap—not a 200-pound, woman-eating, shape-shifting Siberian tiger named Nikolai Vorislav. But when his brothers kidnap her, she discovers the handsome redneck stranger is just that.

Nik's unexpected houseguest is more than he bargained for. She's sex on heels and has a mouth like one of his ex-marine buddies—a mouth he would love to hear whisper sweet nothings into his ear. But that won't happen unless he can convince Ang that he's out for more than a one-night stand.

Ang doesn't make it easy. Her friends have already threatened him if she comes to any harm, and when she spends $20,000 of his money refurbishing her wardrobe, he's ready to toss her to the wolves and hyenas. But when push comes to shove, Nik would rather have the sexy woman on his side—and in his bed.

Laurenston wins again with this delightful addition to her shape-shifter family. Ang is a strong heroine who uses her brain as well as her heart to get what she wants. (Aug., 210 pp., $6.50)
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