Chapter 9 - Alpha Nocurne's Contracted Mate

Alpha Nocturne’s Contracted Mate by A E Randell

Chapter 09 Urgent Matter

‘Don’t you miss your father? Does he speak with you at all?’ Ann asked hesitantly.

She felt a pang of pain and a soft whine, swiftly followed by a snarl of anger.

‘He is worse than your father. Constantly silent and never responds my to attempts to link with him. It’s as if he’s dead.” She snapped. ‘If that’s what he wants, then so be it. A sh*tty excuse for a father for both of us.’

Ann’s mouth set in a grim line as she focused on the road ahead. Just then her phone rang and the call transferred to the cars in the built infotainment system, linked with the onboard diagnostics HUD screen.

She touched the screen to accept and answered the call. “Hello?”

“Ann, where are you?” the worried voice of her best friend came through loudly.

and quickly turned the volume down as

driving at the minute, is everything

finish in about an hour, do you want to go eat

because she was indeed part daemon. An unlikely tryst between

simply too dangerous, so she had been taken in by a children’s home that specialized in raising hybrids well in order for them to live well alongside the wider population of other supernatural races and the humans

her and it made Ann start to wonder what exactly had happened that made her so eager to

have can’t get the formulas for the spreadsheets right. I swear if he f*uc*ks up one more…” Lexi sighed heavily, “Sorry, Ann, work is boring. I’ll

to turn around and head

an opportunity to let off some steam and she could almost predict exactly the words of comfort that

herself. Maeve wasn’t wrong in

they had decided on well before Lexi did. She found a table by the window so that she could people-watch and ordered a chai while she waited. Even though the weather hadn’t quite changed to the autumnal vibe that she loved so

married to him for the next 5 years. Right now, she wanted the security that the

cafe’s visitors on her. It was starting to make her

squinting in the doorway, her beautiful golden eyes scouring every face quickly before landing on Ann, and her face split into a huge grin. She lifted her arm and waved, shouting across to her loudly, uncaring of the disapproving glances she