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In a dramatic, seductive sequel, Aliya and Noah’s love grows to a previously unfathomable depth. But as looming threats pile upon Noah’s shoulders, Aliya unlocks a hidden side of herself she has never allowed out of her cage.

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RIVER KAI PILGER

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River Kai is a thriller webcomic author turned sweet-but-spicy romance author. As a bisexual and transgender creator with disabilities, he specializes in Romance, LGBTQ+, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy fiction with mental health and disability representation, creating stories for readers like him to see they’re not alone.

Between storytelling, River recharges his creativity by creating rainbow, fantasy, and space-themed crafts, including stickers, stickers, pins, bookmarks, jewelry, and more.

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In moody-yet-sweet Unraveling with You: A Steamy Contemporary Romance, a golden retriever of a tattooed, leather-punk man unravels a shy, goth good girl’s deepest secrets in both the bedroom and her heart - until she unravels him.

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Unraveling with You: A Steamy Contemporary Romance, eBook (Kindle Unlimited)

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SERIES DEBUT

My Shy Alpha
debuted
OCTOBER 3rd, 2023

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With 10 enchanting illustrations depicting an empowering, emotional journey, My Shy Alpha is the first book in a gripping steamy fantasy romance series that leaves readers swooning for a shy Alpha Lycan while rooting for an abuse survivor as she rediscovers what it means to be loved.

     Aliya Matsuoka meets “him” in her dreams - a regal yet unexpectedly shy man. But strangest of all, he always meets her in the forest, where their instant bond escalates into a sensual night beneath the stars.

     In waking reality, a monstrous ex blurred Aliya’s judgment on whom to trust. She won’t even kiss most dates, let alone “get down and dirty in the leaves” with a gorgeous stranger. 

     When Aliya follows an uncontrollable urge to retrace her dream’s steps, reality surpasses her wildest imagination; she’s living amongst Lycans, shapeshifters who can morph into wolves at will.

     Outspoken for his “untraditional values” that Lycan sexes should have equal rights, shy Alpha Noah Greenfield faces constant pushback from other Alphas who thrive on dominance. Aliya, however, finds Noah's social defiance alluring. As their fated love transcends all bonds, Aliya unleashes her true desires.

     But diving into this paranormal fairytale isn’t enough to erase Aliya’s trauma; there’s always a chance another monster could follow her home.

Equal parts heartfelt and steamy, the My Shy Alpha series follows an epic love story for both seasoned werewolf lovers and new readers dipping their paws into the shifter universe.

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Follow Aliya's journey as she rediscovers what it means to be loved after surviving abuse, and in the process, discovers the truest parts of herself.

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  • Summer Story Fest 2024 @Outlet PDX & Honeyed Words
    Summer Story Fest 2024 @Outlet PDX & Honeyed Words
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    Jun 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
    Outlet PDX, 2500 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Come visit me and many other authors, artists, and more storytellers for this summer's Story Fest, hosted by Outlet PDX and Honeyed Words! I'm vending both June 22nd & 23rd, so feel free to stop by either day!
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RESONANCE (Space Gays)
VOLUME 1 WAS FULLY FUNDED ON KICKSTARTER!

     Thanks to your support, the 200 page LGBTQ+ space romance graphic novel, featuring trans and bi leads and an 18+ extended edition, was selected as a Project We Love on Kickstarter and reached its campaign goal with 10 days left. 

     While Resonance is a fictional story, I want you to know your support of Volume 1 has already had a real-life impact on me. The milestones and successes we hit along the way exceeded my expectations time after time, especially during a time where it can be challenging to share work online as an LGBTQ+ creator. I hope you know that you make a positive difference by being here in the world, and that you matter. And I'm living proof of that now! Thank you for helping me share a story that matters to me.

     If you missed a chance to grab your copy of Resonance (Space Gays) Volume 1, it's available in Paperback and Hardcover.

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Nerdy LGBTQ+ Astronauts (Gaystronauts)? Check.
A transgender main character just vibing at his job? Check.
Consent-informed queer intimacy? Check.
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LOOKS LIKE WE'RE READY FOR LAUNCH.