B.J. McCall

A thousand years ago, two dragon clans went to war over a cache of gold. To end the war, a sorcerer hid the gold and foretold of the birth of a female bearing the mark of the dragon.

Born with a dragon on her hip, Karis Nordrath is the chosen, and because of the mark she's been guarded all of her life. According to legend, the location of the gold will be revealed when the chosen is bonded with her dragon mate, but the only dragon that stirs Karis' fire is bodyguard, Rett Aurumon.

Rett left the Fire Mountains to follow a wanderlust he couldn't explain until he laid eyes on Karis. Hired as her bodyguard, Rett doesn't know if his true role is protector or mate. He doesn't know Karis is the chosen, but he knows she's the one.


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About B.J. McCall


BJ McCall lives in sunny California, just steps away from the Pacific Ocean. She loves writing, walking and hanging out at the shore spotting dolphins, sea lions, otters, whales and the occasional shark.

She is multi-published and writes in the paranormal, sci-fi, futuristic and contemporary genres. She loves hearing from readers and invites them to contact her through her website.

BJ wishes her readers a wonderful 2012, the Year of the Dragon.

 

Backlist

Paranormal

Hellhound Detective Agency: Relentless,  Changeling Press

Dragonfire 2: Chosen, Changeling Press

Dragonfire: Captured, Changeling Press

Mirror Mirror: Nightwing, Changeling Press

Claiming Moon, Changeling Press

Mating Moon, Changeling Press

Bad Medicine: Wishing Moon, Changeling Press

Nightflyer, Changeling Press

Bedtime Stories: Kiss of Fire, Changeling Press

Embrace Forever, Ellora’s Cave

Warrior of the Light, Ellora’s Cave

Mark of the Moon, Changeling

Lunar Eclipse, Changeling

Heartfire, Changeling Press

Hunting Evil, Changeling Press

Sinful Urges, Changeling Press

Fire Angel, eRedsage 

Knight’s Emerald, Elloras Cave

Snowbound: Snow Angel Changeling Press

Escape: Sex in the Sand  Changeling Press

 

Futuristic/Sci Fi

Scarlet Tear, Ellora’s Cave

Wildlander, Cobblestone Press

Icy Hot, Ellora's Cave

Deep Heat, Ellora Cave

Cosmic Cops: Collection, Changeling Press

Snowfire: Experiment, Changeling Press 

Spaceport: Scavenger, Changeling Press 

Heat Stroke: Summer Passion, Changeling Press

 

Contemporary

Something Blue, Cobblestone Press

Slumber Party Inc  Ellora's Cave

Short, Tight and Sexy  Ellora's Cave

 

Anthologies

Scarlet Tear, Pirate’s Prize, Ellora’s Cave (print)

Lunar Eclipse Collection, Changeling Press

Night Sighs, Ellora’s Cave (print)

With Sword and Salt, Flavors of Ecstasy II, Ellora’s Cave 

Knight's Emerald, Erotic Emerald, Ellora's Cave 

Earthly Pleasure, Jewels of the Nile I,  Ellora's Cave

Silk, Seasons of Seduction IV,  Ellora's Cave 

Genesis, Dreams of the Oasis II  Ellora's Cave

Breaking the Rules, Legendary Tails I,  Ellora's Cave

Embrace Forever, Things That Go Bump In The Night V, Ellora's Cave

Alias Smith and Jones, Secrets, Volume 5,  Red Sage

Love Undercover Secrets, Volume 3,  Red Sage

Aktarian Chronicles, Ellora's Cave (print)

Sex in the Sand, Escape Anthology, Changeling Press

Wolf Style, Firestorm, Changeling Press (All proceeds to charity) 

Sweet Haunting, Aftershock, Changeling Press (All proceeds to charity)

 

Holiday Books

White Hot Christmas: Holiday Moon, Changeling Press

Holiday Rush, Ellora’s Cave

Sugarplums: Canine Christmas, Changeling Press

Holiday Howlz: Canine Call, Changeling Press

Gingersnaps: Canine Cop, Changeling Press

Christmas Cookies, Santa Six, Changeling Press

 

An Interview with B.J. McCall
By Holly Hewson for The Romance Studio

HH: BJ, thank you for talking with us at TRS. Your featured book is Chosen and it's the second in your Dragonfire series. First, what can you tell us about this sizzling series?

BJ: Dragonfire is a special heat that is shared by true mates. While in human form the dragonshifter’s blood burns and sizzles during sex and smoke seeps from their nostrils. Together they share pure dragon passion. Each story is about my dragonshifter finding their true mate and experiencing dragonfire.

HH: How does Captured kick off the series?

BJ: Captured introduces the dragons of the Fire Mountains. The dragonshifters live in the Valley of the Clans deep in the Fire Mountains and far away from human society. The dragons are ruled by a council comprised of members from each clan and the valley is protected by an elite army of dragon warriors. My heroine, Zira, is the daughter of the leader of the dragon warrior. She is a fully trained warrior.

HH: How does Chosen continue it?

BJ:My dragon warrior hero, Rett, is driven to leave the Fire Mountains by a force he doesn’t fully understand. He loves his job and his family, but feels compelled to begin a journey with no idea where he is going. He is drawn to Draaken Bay, a seaside city founded by dragons, but now shared with humans. Because of his dragon warrior training, Rett is hired to protect the adult daughter of a rich dragon. A victim of a dragon-napping as an infant, Kara has been heavily guarded all her life.

Rett doesn’t know that Kara bears the mark of the dragon designating her as the Chosen, but he knows she’s the ‘one’ for him. Rett’s quest is just beginning as he discovers whether his true purpose is that of mate or protector. 

Holly: How did you go about creating the world their story takes place in?

BJ: My dragons are ancient clans that have survived the rise of humans. Over the centuries dragons have adapted and now co-exist with humans. I wanted an enclave just for dragons, separate from the human world and created the Valley of the Clans in the Fire Mountains. For the enclave to thrive, I needed an army and created the dragon warriors. Dragonshifters live all over the world and the dragon warriors operate like a private army that protects all dragons.  

Holly: What can you tell us about the books to come in the series?

BJ: I’m planning a story with a dragon warrior heroine that goes undercover to stop a band of rogue dragons.  I don’t have a title yet, but I’m working on it.

Holly: What else do you have in store for lucky readers?

BJ: Moonlust happens only once for a werewolf. It’s that moment when he sees a female and knows she’s his true mate. Ry Graham isn’t surprised that he is struck by moonlust, but he didn’t expect she would be a human. Moonlust will be released by Changeling Press on March 22nd.

Holly: What goals have you set for yourself at this point in your career?

BJ:I have a vampire story I’ve been writing in fits and starts for two years. This is the year I will finish the book!

Holly: What sources of inspiration do you draw from for ideas?

BJ: I get ideas from news stories, tv shows, articles, conversations and the internet. I’ll research something for a sci-fi story and I’ll get an idea for a werewolf book. It’s like a strange connect-the-dots game is playing in my head. I keep adding dots until I form a plot and create characters.

For instance – I was watching a news report about returning troops from Afghanistan. They had been deployed for over a year which meant they had been gone during the holidays. I wanted to write a werewolf Christmas story and what better than werewolf soldiers on a covert operation far away from home. Holiday Moon was a result of that connect-the-dot plotting.

Holly: What's your favorite book so far in 2012?

BJ: I just read Demon’s Captive by Selena Illyria and really enjoyed the book. Selena created the Hellhound Detective Agency and I liked the idea so much I wrote Relentess for the series.

Holly:What are you most looking forward to in 2012?

BJ: 2012 is the Year of the Dragon and I’m inspired to add to my Dragonfire series. When you have an army of hot dragon warriors to work with the plot ideas just keep coming.

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