Hello and welcome!
I am happy to introduce my next guest , he comes form a very interesting world. At least from the glimpses I managed to sneak into it.
Please welcome Karl.
What is your full name?
My true name is Kgosi Kerneels Nyuesi which translates to something similar to Chief Kingly Black. He laughs, I know it’s not so pretty in your American language. But as a Black Rhino Shifter It is important to our people to have names that encompass who we are.
Do you have a nickname?
Well actually yes. My nickname and the name I go by is Karl. When I was a little one my best friend couldn’t pronounce my name and called me Karl. It stuck and I find it much easier to use.
What is one word that best describes you?
Warrior, I protect and care for my people. They are my family, and I will do anything to keep them safe.
Describe what you are wearing now to our readers.
I have worn today what we traditionally wear in my village. The men do not wear much more than a Kente loincloth. Kente is an African cloth that we weave with bright colors and shapes. I have noticed that you like to admire mine. he winks at me
busted Don’t blame a gal for looking I grin at him unrepentantly
Do you think the author portrayed you accurately?
She has done an amazing job capturing me and my Rhino also approves of how she portrayed him.
What makes you laugh out loud?
I know it is silly but I love Dad jokes. Like “Did you hear about the circus fire? It was in tents.” Has me in stitches every time.
What is your favourite dessert?
Hertzoggies are my absolute favorite. They are jam-filled puff pastry tartlets that are sprinkled with coconut.
Oh these look yummy I say after a quick internet search
What is your favourite drink?
I will drink any kind of beer available.
What is your greatest fear?
Poacher’s taking away all that I love.
What is your favourite colour?
Jade Green, the eye color of the woman of my dreams.
What do you wear when you go to sleep?
smirking, he says A blanket.
What is the perfect romantic date?
A picnic on the small mountain near my village, facing the sunset. Just me and the one I adore.
How ticklish are you? Where are you ticklish?
No one has ever tried to tickle me. This is something I must explore further. Are you ticklish?
I don’t think you want to find out I laugh it didn’t end well for anybody who tried
What’s your favourite smell? What does it remind you of?
My mother used to make me Fish Curry and Rice. It is my favorite meal and now that she is gone, Nkuku makes it for me. Nkuku is my grandmother you will meet her in the book. The smell reminds me of my mother, I miss her so much.
When you look at a woman what catches your interest?
What always catches me first is if they can hold my gaze. Eyes are what I look at first.
Do you have somebody in your life now?
I have found my mate, but it is complicated. She is amazing, but also imprisoned for her bad deeds. I hope I can help her find the good in her before it is too late.
What is one word best describes her?
Stubborn, but she is also so elegant and firey. Being away from her makes my heart ache.
Is your book part of a series? What does the future hold for the readers of the series?
It is part of the Endangered Mates Series. There is so much to explore. Check it out and you won’t be disappointed.
Thank you Karl for chatting with me and I am looking forward to reading your full story and the next ones in your world.
So? What do you think? Did it peak your interest? I hope so.
His story is Crash My Redemption by Payne Craven, a new author for me.
Love Hard. Stay Strong. Save Them. Endangered Mates.
Nadine Walker has been a sinner for as long as she can remember. She usually gets away unscathed, but this time is different. She has done something that she actually regrets, and now she is imprisoned for it.
Karl Nyeusi is the new Chief of the Black Rhino Crash and everything seems to be going well. Then a fiery redhead ended up in his village and gave one of their own to a psychotic poacher.
Now Nadine is his prisoner, but Karl can’t stop checking in on her and guarding her. What is it about her that he can’t stay away from?
Can she find redemption in the safety of his arms and can he find a way to let her in, or will she return to her old ways never to find love again?
To know more about Nadine’s transgressions read book 1, Crash My Heart.
Love Hard. Stay Strong. Save Them. Endangered Mates!
Seraphina Moon is the last white rhino shifter. Orphaned when she was a child, she was sent to live with a crash of black rhinos for safety, but even they don’t know what she truly is. When she was old enough, she left the Crash behind and moved to Seattle to become an event planner.
But even the best events can get off course when a little romance drops in the picture, and Jaime Fierce, a matchmaking librarian, is set on matching the beautiful Seraphina with the mate of her dreams.
Tantanka “Tank” Oxendine, a hunky bison shifter, is looking for his mate, and his friend Jaime Fierce is only too happy to find the perfect woman for him. He just never expected the event planner in charge of his “Save the Endangered Animals Fundraiser” would be the woman his matchmaker picked out.
Not everything can be scheduled though, and when a known poacher crashes Tank and Seraphina’s party, all hell breaks loose.
Can Seraphina and Tank find a way to stop Richter before he places them in his collection, or are their species doomed when looking down the barrel of a poacher’s scope?
Book 2 in the series, Crash My Soul is also on preorder, you might want to check that too.
Love Hard. Stay Strong. Save Them. Endangered Mates.
Deja Hyde is the only pygmy hippo shifter she has ever heard of. Born into a group of full-sized hippo shifters, she has always felt like she does not belong. When she turned 18, she left her family and went to Seattle for college. Now age twenty-five, she is the event coordinator at the Fremont Foundry.
Who knew going to a wedding would put her love life into the hands of Jaime Fierce? And boy does the matchmaker have plans for Deja.
Two very hunky plans that is.
Xavier Montgomery, a giraffe shifter and Cyrus Weber a lowland gorilla shifter have loved each other since they were teens. They have hidden their relationship from their crew because they are waiting for their third. A special woman who can handle two big and strong men that will spoil and love her. Jaime sinks his teeth into them and tells them they will meet their mate very soon. They cannot wait.
Unfortunately, a poacher is skulking around. He has his eyes set on the two newest members of the crew, twin babies Atticus and Abrielle. Deja, Cyrus, and Xavier’s love is put to the test when they are sent on a manhunt. Will they rescue the babies in time, or will their love fail when the babies become another notch in the poacher’s belt?
Payne Craven is a poet and a paranormal romance writer. Her books have sexy and badass shifters that are not your average animal. They are all endangered or extinct animal species. She lives in the Pacific Northwest on a Horse Ranch, in a mini home that her husband built. Spending a lot of time at home, she is surrounded by love from her handsome husband Tom, sweet daughter Wynter, and their four rescue cats. Payne is also a licensed hairstylist, and esthetician. When she has free time, Payne enjoys cooking with her daughter, playing games, crafting, and reading. Payne is a nerdy, geeky goth at heart. Zombies and bright green are a few of her favorite things. In fact, she loves zombies so much, she had a zombie wedding. How awesome is that?
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