The Lion's Pride(27)

By: Terra Wolf & Olivia Arran

She snuggled against me, a happy sigh leaving her. “Thank you,” she whispered.

I smoothed back a damp curl. “For what?”

“For being one of the good guys.”

“Hey, don’t go spoiling my reputation!” I mock growled.

She giggled, the sound warming my heart. “Don’t worry, I won’t tell anyone. Though, I hate to break it to you, but I think they’ve all guessed.”

I shrugged, not able to bring myself to care. So what if people knew I was a softie when it came to my mate and child?

I could protect my own. My club, my child. My mate.



Swirling a straw in my tall, fruity drink, I didn’t bother to hide my smile, probably confusing the hell out of the guy who was sitting across the bar from me. I wasn’t smiling at him, though he was cute, it was the roar that had just escaped from the office above that had my lips twitching.

Soundproofed or not, there were no walls that could contain the triumph of a lion finally claiming his mate.

One down. I mentally scrubbed Zane off my list.

Now, who to work on next?