Saturday, November 26, 2011

Please Welcome Amber Kell!!!

Please give a warm welcome to my first ever guest blogger, Amber Kell!  Amber is here as part of her November Birthday Extravaganza, in which she's been hopping all over the place sharing bits and pieces of a free story! If you've missed any of the installments, you can find links to them all at her blog here

And now, on with the story!



Accidental Alpha #26

As it turned out the family dinner fell on the night before the 
full moon. 

“You’re father isn’t going to invite any unmentionables to dinner again, is he?” Fenris asked as he tossed aside the clothes Stanley had chosen and pulled a suit from a dry cleaning bag.

“If he did I wouldn’t be able to mention it,” Stanley teased. “And where did I get a suit? I’m pretty sure none of my other outfits were that nice.” Although he did wear a suit to his old job none of his previous suits looked like they featured in a menswear magazine.

“Consider it one of the perks of being the Alpha. You’re mate does your shopping.” Fenris gave a sniff. “From what I can see you need it.”

Stanley shrugged. “You didn’t dress up to visit with my parents.”

Fenris smiled. “I thought you’d tell me if they were formal. Besides I don’t like your father. I would’ve dressed up for your mother though. She’s my favorite new inlaw.”

Laughing, Stanley took of his sweater and jeans and dressed in the outfit Fenris brought. “Better?”

Fenris stared at him so long Stanley worried he’d done something wrong. “Huh, oh sorry I was just admiring the scenery.”

Shaking his head Stanley smiled at his mate. “If we’re going to get to this thing on time you need to get dressed too. Why did you decide to have the dinner at that new Italian place anyway? My mother would’ve loved to cook.”

“Because I know your father won’t start anything and my parents won’t argue if we’re out in public in front of the humans.”

“Why didn’t we just have dinner with your mother and then your father? Why everyone at once?” Stanley was missing something in this whole arrangement he just knew it.  “You’re holding out on me about something.”

Fenris froze in the act of tying his tie. “I think holding out is a rather strong statement.”

“You’re handling me again aren’t you?” Stanley narrowed his eyes at his mate. Over the time they’d come to be mates, Stanley had noticed Fenris’ role was to keep the alpha happy. And if Fenris thought Stanley would be happier unaware, the other wolf kept things from him.

“Now love, it isn’t a matter of keeping things from you. Just I’ve always thought my parents should get back together but there’s only a limited number of reasons you can get them in the same room.”

“So you’re using our dinner to get your parents to sit down at the same table. What about your mother’s husband?”

Fenris shrugged. “I’m sure we can find him a new wife.”

A startled laugh burst out of Stanley. “What if he doesn’t want a new wife?”

“Then he’s out of luck. Mates shouldn’t separate.” Fenris said firmly. “I’ve known this all my life but they still stay apart. I can see my father still pines for her and my mother doesn’t look happy. Now that I know what it’s like to have a mate I’m even more determined that my parents get back together.”

Stanley sighed. Wrapping an arm around Fenris he pulled his mate close. “Babe, you can’t organize other people to do what you think they should. Your parents have to choose their own paths even if you think they’ve made the wrong choices. It’s their choices and they have to live with the mistakes they make.”

Fenris patted Stanley on the chest. “My parents deserve to be together.”

“I’m not going to change your mind am I?”

“Nope.” Fenris said.

“At least make sure everyone knows it isn’t my fault when this entire thing explodes in our face.”

“Of course dear.” Fenris dressed quickly and led the way out the bedroom. “It’s my job to make sure you always look good.”

Stanley looked down at his designer suit. “So far you’re doing well in the clothing let’s hope your people sense is as good.”

Fenris gave him a wolfish smile that did nothing to reassure Stanley. “My parents won’t even know what hit them.”

Despite his mate’s cheery outlook Stanley had a feeling there was no way this night would work out. “Maybe it’s not too late to be a missing person,” he mused on his way out the door.





54 comments:

  1. Great installment. I can't wait for the dinner. lol

    Amber...you did great...how did you put it...oh...popping Dan's blogging guest cherry. heehee

    Thanks for hosting Dan. :)

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  2. Dinner is going to be interesting in that Chinese curse sort of way.

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  3. Oh man, this dinner is going to be interesting!

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  4. LOL. I absolutely can not wait for the dinner. :)

    DC..I discovered your books last year and have enjoyed several.

    -nix, email: colio84

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  5. What a tease. Its already taking to long for tomorrow to come

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  6. Ooohh, the dinner will be public?! Hahaha....can't wait to see them struggle to keep their cool!
    Nice =D

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  7. What a beautiful blog site, DC! Don't know how I've missed it, but it goes into my Google Reader list right now.

    Amber, I am really enjoying all the subplots and twists and turns to this story.

    Thanks,
    Donna

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  8. I want to see the confrontation between all the in-laws...

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  9. Poor Stanley, Boy does he have his hands full with Fenris...

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  10. I have a feeling dinner is going to be very very interesting can't wait for tomorrow!

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  11. DC, was Ambef gentle enough for your first time? Thanks for hosting today's installment.

    Amber, is it wrong of me to hope there is food thrown at some point durning dinner? If I go back to sleep now, will it be Sunday when I wake up? Looking forward to the dinner and meeting all the in-laws and watching them meet eachother.

    Brandi Roberts

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  12. I can't wait until tomorrow to see how this dinner starts to shape up. It should be great!

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  13. I would love to be at thata dinner....lol...Is it tomorrow yet

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  14. Damn phone, that should say "Ambef" instead of "Ambef". Sigh...

    Brandi

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  15. Aww poor Stanley, looks like he is in for a crazy night. Can't wait for the next installment.

    Jen C

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  16. I can't wait to see how this dinner turns out!!

    And thanks DC for hosting! :)

    - Susan R

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  17. It's so good but I know it's coming to the end. I'm so sad! ;(

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  18. I can't wait to see what happens with dinner and the hunt

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  19. Dinner should be very interesting.

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  20. Well at least dinner will be in a public place. Somehow I doubt it will turn out like Fenris is anticipating.

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  21. I wouldn't dress up for his dad either, lol, but definitely for his Mom.

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  22. DC thanks for hosting! Amber , cart wait for this dinner, hehe...

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  23. This dinner should be interesting. Can't wait.

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  24. just love this story! dinner should be a fun installment or two...

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  25. DC thanks for being a good host. I can not wait to see how dinner goes KD

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  26. I cant wait for the dinner! Thats going to be interesting!



    Deborah H

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  27. Dinner with the outlaws ...this should be good.
    Thanks D C for being a good host.

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  29. Really liking feisty Fenris :) This should be an interesting dinner.

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  30. Can't wait to see how the dinner goes! Should be interesting with the inlaws meeting. Great job Amber!

    And, DC consider your "blog cherry" popped! LOL. Great site!

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  31. I'm looking forward to reading about the dinner, too. :D

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  32. Oh my this dinner party promises to be exciting!

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  33. Wow! So many comments! Thanks to everyone who stopped by today to support Amber and her work!!! Hope everyone had a great day!!!

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  34. This is going to be a dinner more interesting than the last one.

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  35. Oooh dinner ala divorced cranky people...this is going to be fun LOL :)

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  36. Can't wait to see how his parents act together! I hope they get back together.

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  37. I believe at this dinner the rice is going to fly and possibly hit the fan.
    DC was it as good for you as it was for me?

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  38. Haha...
    well... I just hope it's not as bad as we're all thinking... >o>

    Judi P

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  39. tHANK YOU FOR INVITING US OVER DC Another wonderful post...dinner will be fun!

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  40. Another great installment :) Can't wait to see what happens next!!
    Ashley A
    ash_app@hotmail.com

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  41. Can't wait to find out what happens at the dinner:)

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  42. O god, LOVE the way Fenris is 'hamdling'. stanley! I can't wait til tomorrow...

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  43. I wonder who is going to get punched at this dinner?

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  44. oooh. . has me wondering what's going to happen at the dinner.

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  45. Thanks for hosting me and my fans today.

    Amber Kell

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  46. can't wait for them to get to diner :)

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  47. Poor Stanley. His last thought just cracked me up: “Maybe it’s not too late to be a missing person,”.

    I am so looking forward to this much anticipated dinner. I have a feeling it is going to rock, LOL.

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  48. Very, very interesting. I can't wait to meet Fenris's family. So exciting.

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