Alpha's Submission (Irresistible Omegas #2) by Nora Phoenix
Book Title: Alpha’s Submission (Irresistible Omegas Book Two)
Author: Nora Phoenix
Release date: May 26 2018
Cover Design: Vicki Brostenianc (Vic’s Pics)
Four men, brought together by fate, connected in more powerful ways than they’d ever imagined.
Lidon, Vieno, Palani, and Enar are finding their way in their complicated relationship. For Vieno, it’s easy. He thrives in the care of his men, taking his place as their omega and focusing on rebuilding the ranch.
For Enar, it’s a lot harder to find his role…and himself. His struggles to accept himself and his place in the relationship create tension between him and his mates.
Palani keeps digging into the Melloni gene and the fraud case Lidon alerted him to. His investigation reveals a conspiracy that is bigger than any of them expected, and it endangers them all.
Lidon discovers powers he never knew he possessed. When his mates and his home are threatened, he steps into a legendary identity. With the help of new friends that become family, Lidon vows to protect what’s his.
Alpha’s Submission is an MMMM mpreg romance and the second book in the Irresistible Omegas series. It is not a stand-alone but continues the story from the first book. It ends with a HEA for our four men, but the suspense storyline will continue in the next books.
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I write steamy gay romance books and I love it. I also love reading books. Books are everything.
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I started writing my first stories when I was a teen…on a freaking typewriter. I still have these, and they’re adorably romantic. And bad, haha. Fear of failing kept me from following my dream to become a romance author, so you can imagine how proud and ecstatic I am that I finally overcame my fears and self-doubt and did it. I adore my genre because I love writing and reading about flawed, strong men who are just a tad broken…but find their happy ever after anyway.
My favorite books to read are pretty much all MM/gay romances as long as it has a happy end. Kink is a plus… Aside from that, I also read a lot of nonfiction and not just books on writing. Popular psychology is a favorite topic of mine and so are self-help and sociology.
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Alpha’s Submission will be available on Amazon and in KU.
Excerpts Alpha’s Submission
“Here,” Lidon said, and Enar’s eyes flew open. “Dinner is ready.”
“Thank you,” he said meekly. The smell of the barbecue ribs with mashed potatoes hit him, and his stomach rumbled.
“Not hungry, huh?” Lidon said. “Don’t bother answering, just eat.”
Enar obeyed, keeping in a moan as the rich barbecue sauce hit him. Damn, that was good. “You’re gonna watch me eat?” he asked with his mouth full. “At least talk to me. How’s work?”
Lidon raised his eyebrows but obliged by sharing an investigation he was involved in right now. Enar knew he could talk to no one else about this. Palani was too risky considering his job, and Vieno…no one wanted to burden Vieno with anything heavy. It was how they rolled. So Lidon talked while Enar ate and listened, asking the occasional question.
He pushed his plate back with a satisfied sigh when he’d cleared it, licking the last bits of sauce of his fingers. “Thank you,” he told Lidon.
The silence hung between them, thickening.
“I don’t know how to do this with you,” Enar blurted out. “Everything has changed between us, and I don’t know how to navigate this.”
Was that relief he saw on Lidon’s face? If so, it mirrored his own feelings because he was glad he’d said it, awkward and uncomfortable as it was.
“Me neither,” Lidon said. “I’ve never been good at the whole ‘let’s talk about our feelings’ thing and with you, it’s even harder…”
“You two are adorable and frustrating as fuck at the same time,” Palani spoke, startling Enar and Lidon both.
He walked into the kitchen dressed in the bright red boxers he always slept in, his eyes remarkably sharp considering he must have been asleep already. He walked over to Lidon first and gave him a kiss. The alpha’s hand drifted to Palani’s butt, and the beta let out a little moan when those big hands squeezed it. Then Lidon slapped it, sending Palani over to Enar.
Palani kissed him, a soft, sweet kiss that made the tight muscles in Enar’s face relax a little. “You have a headache,” Palani said and Enar nodded.
Palani pulled Enar’s head against his chest, cradling him and holding him while his fingers found sore points in his neck. “Long surgery?” he asked.
“Yeah. Wrong position, too.”
“Hmm,” Palani said, his fingers still kneading Enar’s neck. Enar moaned when the beta hit a sore spot, causing his arms to tingle and his skin to raise up in goose bumps.
“Why don’t you two take a bath?” Palani said. “It will help you relax your muscles.”
“Together?” Enar asked, then wanted to clamp his mouth at the surprise that was so clearly audible in his voice.
“Yes,” Palani said, his tone patient. “Together. Let Lidon rub out the tension in your neck and back while you two talk. Use one of the guest rooms so you don’t wake Vieno up. He’s cleaned most of them by now.”
A wave of anger rolled through Palani, so sharp and stinging it took his breath away for a second. It left him reeling, his heart hurting and his head buzzing with fury. He clenched his teeth, grateful when he spotted an exit to a rest stop so he could get off the freeway and park the car. He set the transmission in P and shut off the engine before he spoke.
“I am so fucking angry with you for saying this that I can’t even find the words right now. You’ll have to give me a minute, okay?”
He unbuckled, then leaned forward to rub his head.
“Palani, I’m… I’m sorry, okay? I know it sounds lame but I can’t help feeling like I don’t belong.”
Palani opened the door and got out of the car, his body too restless to stay confined to such a small space anymore. Enar got out as well, his eyes tracking Palani’s movements.
“I see how well you three connect, how in sync you are, and I can’t help but wonder if—”
Palani closed the distance between them with a few long strides, then shoved Enar back with both hands. “Shut up.”
Enar’s hands came up in a lame-ass attempt to defend himself. “But I…”
Palani shoved him again. “Stop talking. Right fucking now. I have done nothing but listen to you and now it’s time for you to stop talking and listen for a change. You need to get your head out of your ass and fucking hear what I have to say.”
Enar’s eyes widened. “I just want to…”
Another hard shove. “God, you suck at following orders. I am so angry with you right now that trust me, you don’t wanna mess with me. I could fucking knock you on your ass for what you said.”
“It’s how I feel!”
Palani’s fist shot out and connected with Enar’s jaw. It wasn’t even that hard, but the crack stunned both of them into silence. Enar’s hand flew to his jaw where he rubbed the area where Palani’s fist had clocked him, and he was staring at Palani with big eyes.
Palani’s anger seeped out of him, leaving him with a sense of remorse he’d rarely experienced before. “I’m sorry…” he said, his voice breaking. From the corner of his eye, he saw Adar stepping closer, and he signaled him everything was okay. Dammit, they’d gotten quite the show here.
“You hit me…” Enar’s voice was full of disbelief.
“I know. I was so angry… Are you okay? Did I break something?”
Enar shook his head, removing his hand from his jaw. “Your hand, maybe, but my jaw is stronger than a beta’s fist.”
Palani flexed his hand, which started to throb. Fuck, he was such an idiot.