QUEENED- Rhapsody always assumed she was human. What else was there? A dangerous encounter in the darkness shows her otherwise, as she’s swept away to Sirenis. What’s worse, she must compete in a trial to prove she’s capable of becoming Queen, even if she isn’t ready. Learning she’s part Siren and her grandmother is the reigning Queen is tough. Even tougher? The Queen already chose a consort for her champion, without even knowing her at all! Through trials that test their fate and their blossoming bond, Rhapsody must learn to embrace her true nature, even as the stakes become much higher. EXILED- Domestic violence changes a person. You begin to live in fear, unable to trust your own intuition. For Jodi Carmen, even Scotland isn’t far enough to run. Trapped between the male who sets her soul on fire and the broody friend she didn’t expect to enjoy, Jodi is forced to come to terms with her past, present, and future. Can she learn to trust again? Can she believe her own mind, or is she only seeing what she wants to see? When their pasts collide and ancient feuds are brought to light, only one can truly save her. What would you risk to have it all?
A Life by Request is an extraordinary true story about the power of love and its ability to transcend any barrier, including the boundary between heaven and earth. It reads like a romance novel: neither the deepest valley nor the highest mountain can keep Carolyn and Jay apart—not even death. But nothing is fictional as Carolyn Jaymes’s weaves the incredible journey of how the love of her life returns from the afterlife. Jay is a carefree dinner theatre actor. One evening while on the job, he falls fast and hard for one of the patrons—Carolyn. The attraction between Jay and Carolyn is magnetic and intoxicating, something beyond their flesh. They are deeply in love, but tragedy strikes when Jay dies suddenly. Twenty-five years later, Carolyn is married to Tom. He’s perfect on paper—the kind of man her mother wanted her to marry—but cold and distant. Trapped in a miserable marriage, one day Carolyn finds herself sitting in a medium’s office, rediscovering what she lost and finding that getting it back just might be possible. She discovers he never actually left her, watching over her from the other side as she labors through life. Carolyn and Jay get a second chance at life and love together when Jay takes over Tom's body, with Tom’s permission. As Carolyn learns how souls swap places and witnesses things that can’t be explained, her doubt fades, and she firmly believes the man who looks like Tom is indeed her Jay—and she’s also blown away that she would be blessed with a secon ...
Jilted by her fiancé, librarian Maddy Jacobson is nursing a broken heart, when her best friend gives her an early Christmas present. Intended to be a fun, psychic reading in a spooky, tea house, the gift turns out to be life changing. Maddy becomes haunted by a mischievous, Highland ghost. Ruggedly handsome, Cullen Macfie, the Highlander, has been dead for over three centuries, and never in all those years has he been so attracted to a woman, as he is to Maddy. He falls hopelessly in love and decides to woo her. Can there be a future for a librarian and a naughty, Highland ghost? A Highland Ghost for Christmas is a sweet, romantic comedy guaranteed to warm the cockles of your heart, make you laugh out loud and leave you craving a man in a kilt … and shortbread, of course.
A ghost town submerged beneath Atlanta's famous man-made Lake Lanier reportedly lures victims to a watery grave. But when Lacey Montgomery's car spins out of control and hurtles into the depths of the icy water, she awakens in the arms of a stranger, in a town she's never heard of--34 years before she was born. When the 2012 lawyer tangles with a 1949 hunk, fire and ice swirl into a stream of sweltering desire. Bobby Reynolds is smitten the moment the storm-ravaged woman opens her eyes and, despite adamant protest, Lacey falls in love with a town destined for extinction, and the man who vows to save his legacy. Threatened by a nefarious stalker, the wrath of bootleggers, and twists of fate, Lacey must find the key to a mysterious portal before time rips the lovers apart, leaving their star-crossed spirits to wander forever through a ghost town buried beneath the lake.
Family and blood. After 1100 years, these simple words mean everything to Herald. His life has been ruled by keeping his siblings safe, keeping them from becoming prey whilst feeding on the weaker. His failures have been many and measured by those he has lost. People like his twin brother. There has always been another enemy. Just who the enemy is comes into question when Herald meets the dangerous, angelic creature he is to guard. Wondering where his true loyalties lie is a dangerous thought. No matter whether he chooses family over the heart, it will mean death. Only the right choice will ensure the life taken is not his.
A M/M Vampire Series with a Twist. Ezra thinks his job sucks eggs. My team of former angels - now vampires - won't make an effort to get along or follow orders. Kaziel, our master, is a jerk who rarely takes any interest in the nest's progress or lack thereof. Michael, my former archangel, refuses to hear my petition to return to The Realm of Light so I can plead my case. I should never have been banished and sent to Earth. To top things off, I've been told another new recruit is about to get kicked through the portal. As usual, I'm the one who'll have to mentor the newbie and see him through the difficult transition to vampire. This one's a healer from Raphael's legion. Ha! I wish him luck. This thrown-together bunch can't even agree on the time. Asher is excited to take a temporary journey to the mortal realm. I've healed angels from all four legions, becoming one of Raphael’s top healers. Now there’s a job for me on Earth in the town of Santa Cruz, part of the new territory of Costa Larga. I haven’t been given any information as to what I’ll be doing, but that’s never hindered me before. Ezekiel, Michael's third in command, is one of the six angels I’ll be working with. A male I've admired since I first came through the aether and grew my wings. This explains why he’s been out of sight for five years. He too must have been assigned a job on Earth. A clerk from Uriel’s legion shoves me toward an open door. Michael's second in command greets me holding a bloody sword. I clut ...
A frantic middle of the night call jolts Gerry from his quiet, but lonely life, back into a world fraught with dangerous creatures of the night. Erin's frenzied call leads Gerry across the country where he finds himself immersed in the luxuries of Beverly Hills and the seedier side of the Hollywood strip. Sadness and longing grip him as he finds a blood-spattered room and Erin is nowhere to be found. Alone in a strange city with nothing to go on can Gerry find and save Erin? Or is this the end of something never meant to be? Her past has caught up with her and he's her only hope. With a group of trusted friends Gerry takes on the impossible and gives everything to save Erin. Beverly Hills Torture is the second novel in the Erin Kingsly series. Be sure to check out Capital Thirst.
A Marine with honor. After surviving a horrific chemical attack that turned him into a metahuman, Captain Jamie Callahan got a second lease on life. For three years he’s been working for the Metahuman Defense Force and leading Alpha Team—all against the wishes of his family. The job requires his full dedication, so it’s no surprise Jamie doesn’t have time for a relationship. An enticing one-night stand with a gorgeous stranger is all it takes to show Jamie exactly what he’s been missing. When a mission to take down a terrorist cell brings that same stranger back into his world, Jamie’s life gets complicated. A soldier with secrets. Staff Sergeant Kyle Brannigan was only looking to relieve some stress after a long mission. He didn’t know the hot guy he picked up at a bar was the leader of the MDF’s top field team. When Kyle and his partner get seconded to Alpha Team to help fight a terrorist threat, he has to balance his desire for Jamie against his duty to keep his secrets safe. That gets harder and harder to do amidst regulations both are tempted to break. Two men trying to survive. Giving into passion could cost both their careers. Abiding by the rules will only result in heartache. An attack on MDF headquarters brings with it a choice Jamie and Kyle can’t escape—duty, or love? In the Wreckage is a 100k word steamy m/m sci-fi military romance with a HFN ending. There is military violence within ...
WHAT IF YOU WENT TO A HYPNOTHERAPIST TO SEE IF YOU HAD EVER LIVED BEFORE? AND WHAT IF YOU DISCOVERED that buried deep in your memory a stranger lived long ago, in Medieval times, a teenage orphan girl being raised by nuns? It could happen, if you became curious about Reincarnation. When this young orphan, living in 14th Century Majorca, became a student in the Bright Arts, invited to train in Wizardry, she had to hide this new side of her life from those in the Convent. These were harsh times, when the dreaded Spanish Inquisition was at its height, and being caught in such activities could lead to one result only–death at the stake. But young Theresa was created for these Arts, and excels as her teacher, Prince of Faeries, takes her to dazzling heights in manipulating the physical world. And so it is that, one day, in far off 21st Century Vermont, a young woman finds herself called to further study in these Arts, and must take a plunge of faith, or remain forever a mere human woman. Will the modern day Theresa one day wear the sacred Wings her teacher offers her, or will she forever be a human woman, wondering–what if–?
AWAKENING THE VAMPIRE SHADOW-WALKERS BOOK 3 (This is a standalone story.) She protects supernaturals. He hunts them. Do you like a passionate romance with a tortured vampire hero and a supernatural murder mystery? Rock Star meets Supernatural in this exciting new series. The women are the rock stars here, and they command the supernatural alpha males in their lives. Grab a copy now and enter the sexy, scary, and thrilling world of Shadow-walkers. This compelling romance will capture your soul. She may be the killer’s next target. Jessie Henriksen, the cynical lead guitarist of Hecate’s Fury, is convinced Death is stalking her. After all, she wears the Death/Undead rune tattoo. When she discovers her current lover’s mutilated body, his vicious, ritualistic murder thrusts her into the arms of a handsome, mysterious man and into the very destiny she has tried to avoid. Jessie is a Shadow-walker, chosen to protect supernatural creatures. He hunts and kills supernaturals. Merrick, a hunter and a dhampir, always hunts alone, but a Shadow-walker could help him solve his supernatural case. When he and Jessie team up to stop the killer, neither can deny the rising passion between them. Jessie lowers the barriers Merrick has built around his heart and discovers his dark past. If their love is to bloom and survive, he must convince her he isn’t a heartless killer. And other darkness awaits them, more than just the murderer. Surviving won’t be easy.
Behind every good man is a great secret. Banished to Yorkshire as a boy for faults his father failed to beat out of him, Damon Blackbourne has no use for English society and had vowed never to return to his family's estate at Thorne Hill, much less London. However, when his father and brother die in a freak carriage accident, it falls on Damon to take up the mantle of the Malford dukedom, and to introduce his sisters to London Society-his worst nightmare come to life. He never planned on Lady Grace Mattersley. The beautiful debutante stirs him body and soul with her deep chocolate eyes and hesitant smiles. Until she stumbles across his dark secret. Bookish Grace much prefers solitude and reading to social just-about-anything. Her family may be pressuring her to take on the London Season to find herself a husband, but she has other ideas. Such as writing a novel of her own. But she has no idea how to deal with the Duke of Malford. Will she betray him to the world? Or will she be his saving Grace?
Love is a disease that destroys and weakens an otherwise strong man or woman. It makes them do foolish things and clouds their mind of judgment. The path we Knight's tread has no room on it for love. We do not feel - we survive. Then I met Luna and everything changed. The looks of a supermodel and the soul of an Angel. Beautiful inside and out and the total opposite of everything I'm used to. A modern day beauty and the beast. A beast who lives for Retribution and lets nobody in - not even his own family. If she knew who I was she would run screaming with the rest of them. I have to find out. I have to win her heart.
The Blood Moon rises and luckless Lucy needs a place to stay. Short, spunky and blue haired, she finds an abandoned cabin in the Shifter Grove woods but little does she know that it's plagued by more than rats. David, the resident bad boy, wants to help the hunters in their quest for Shifter prey if the money is right. He needs more than money to fill his needs and when Lucy ends up in the cabin he has reserved for the hunters, things get heated in more ways than one. Will Lucy survive David's feral attention or will it lead to her demise? WARNING: 18+ Only. Here are three parts to the same story. Each can be read alone as a single story.
Grace Powell awakened one day with no memory of the previous eight months. Now a relentless enemy hunts her but, blinded by amnesia, she has no clue why. Terrified to trust anyone, Grace has no one to turn to. Except for the sexy stranger who appears out of thin air -- literally. David Ransom sacrificed his freedom to protect Grace, yet now he's a stranger to her. If he can't stir her memories, and the psychic power buried inside her, they may both fall prey to a deadly, invisible foe. The resurgence of their telepathic bond and the passion flaring between them gives him hope they might save each other. But will unearthing the truth about Grace's past destroy them both?
Fang lives for two things, to fuck and fight. Kicked out of his pack for losing his title as Alpha years ago, Fang’s now an illegal cage fighter making ends meet. His routine is shattered when the man who spared his life in the past asks for his help. Shane’s spent the last decade keeping his decimated pack of misfits together. He’s on the brink of falling apart, but unlikely help comes in the form of one prodigal Alpha. Fang’s touches and kisses are capable of burning him inside and out, but some sins are too severe to forgive. Apart, they are two broken wolves but together, they might become something formidable. When enemies start closing in, can the two men reconcile their differences and get their shot at love and redemption?
The Santa Barbara Channel holds a closely guarded secret… She needed his help… Corporate physician, Dr. Libra Lewis thinks she knows what is making the males of the Shore Shifters turn violent, but she needs funding for the research, lots of money that hinges on the approval of field ops leader, Rye Walker. When one of Rye’s operatives goes missing, Libra offers to barter her help for the money. But can a woman who’s spent her life in the shadow of her sexy sister really work with a man like Rye? He needed a second chance… Rye Walker’s last mission as the leader of field ops was cut short by scandal and when no one stepped forward to support him, he resolved that in the future, he’d always go it alone. Now Rye has been reinstated, another chance to prove himself –without help from anyone. But Libra has something he needs… and if Rye is honest, he’s finding Libra harder and harder to resist.
Find your mate on Mount Bliss… Tess Holt’s dream is to follow in her father’s footsteps, and take wildlife photos in far-off places. Since she’s flat broke and just got fired, it doesn’t look like that will happen any time soon. Desperate for cash, she takes a job at Bearview Lodge as a wedding photographer. Though she hates weddings, the gig might pay for a plane ticket to finally get her out of the small, stifling town of Yonder, Wyoming. Cade Boone’s dream is crumbling. He thought he had it all—Bearview Lodge and the mountain on which it sits—but his family’s funds are dwindling. If he can’t keep the lodge in the black through the summer, they’ll be forced to sell. When the ski lift breaks, Bearview seems to be finished. While Cade struggles to find a way to fix the lift, his parents insist on trying to make the lodge a wedding destination. Annoying as that is, the bigger distraction is the curvy, fiery photographer behind the lens, the woman his bear insists is their mate. Cade finds himself falling for her, despite her walls and wariness. Cade thought he had a way to save Bearview and satisfy his mate—until a mistake threatens to tear everything apart. Now Cade has to choose between keeping Tess and saving the lodge. Either choice will break both of their hearts. This is a standalone novel with a guaranteed HEA.
"Seven stars and a standing ovation. Twice. This author's style is revolutionary." "Jonathan Livingston Seagull of Paranormal Romances" MAYA He's all I've ever wanted, but I can't possibly let myself love him. LUKE Loving her means letting her go, knowing she may never come back. When your destiny is staring right at you and you just can't see it? Maya Iyeroy must find her blood family to discover who she really is. But leaving shifter Luke Cabot means she's walking away from her destined mate. As Maya searches for herself, she uncovers secrets about her past that will change her forever. Can she accept herself and her new place in this world, while still falling in love with the one man she's fated to be with?
Duncan Mackay will do anything to lift the curse from his family — even forfeit his own life. But his plans change when he encounters the woman from his dreams, literally. She is from the future, somehow has his lost sword, and can talk to the Dragon that is able to lift his family’s curse. Brigid O'Neill has spent her life listening to the mythological legends from Ireland and Scotland. So, when an ancient sword lands at her doorstep and she starts dreaming of a rugged Highlander, she drops everything and takes on a quest that will alter everything she believes. Before their journey ends, not only will Duncan and Brigid battle an ancient curse, they must also find the courage to believe in the destiny that brought them together.
A dark cloud hangs over the vampires that secretly call London their home. The trouble starts when they come across a so-called blood bride; a human woman with blood so irresistibly tempting, everyone, including the leader of the vampire council himself, wishes to claim her and drain her for themselves. Next up, humans are under attack from a dangerous immortal. But killing humans is against vampire law; who would so brazenly ignore the council's rules? Can this mysterious enemy be stopped before exposing all of vampirekind to humanity? The hunt begins... Sink your fangs into Books 1-3 of the Vampires of London series in one handy bundle. This Vampire Romance collection includes: Alexander’s Blood Bride, Michael’s Soul Mate and Lucille’s Valentine. Three stories of passion, lust, danger and redemption that will have you turning the pages until the very end. Alexander’s Blood Bride When Cat ends up at a Halloween party hosted by the mysteriously handsome and super rich Alexander Broderick, the last thing she expects is to become the object of his desire. Although she gets spooked and runs, she doesn’t yet understand the extent of his dangerous secret: Alexander, and a number of his guests, are vampires. And Cat’s blood is unlike anything they’ve tasted before… Michael’s Soul Mate Playboy Michael has never wanted to settle down. When he finds a severely injured woman lying in the street, his instincts insist he save her. He turns her into a vampire and takes her h ...
An enslaved enchantress. A magic mirror. Whose match will be made next? Once upon a time… When Queen Briska is accused of treason, she flees to the mountains, building an icy wall around her broken heart. But she cannot flee her punishment – she is forced to help other couples find love. A tough task, when the man she loves is dead. Amani knew his life was over the moment he was enslaved to a magic lamp. But when a strange twist of fate frees him from the lamp just as he discovers the woman he loves still lives, Amani sets out to find her, and free her, too. Will the power of love be enough to melt two frozen hearts?
Werewolf shifter, Brock Holt refuses to put his paws all over his sexy accountant. She's off limits--no questions asked. But when a perilous situation forces him to turn in front of her, all bets are off. She knows his secrets, and now her life could be in danger. Claiming sultry and smart Elsie as his own, Brock swears it's only for her protection. Brock missed one small fact: Elsie is far from helpless--or innocent. A born and raised siren, Elsie spent her life fighting against her destiny, refusing to lure unsuspecting men into her clutches. But now that she has Brock, does she really want to let go?
Does this hot panther shifter need me to take care of his daughter or does he want my curves for another reason as well?
Rose Doctor needs a job. After years of emotional abuse by her ex-boyfriend, she’s broke and deeply scarred. So when a gorgeous shifter needs her help to take care of his infant daughter, she accepts.
Her new boss is hot as hell. But she’s not going to let her heart get the best of her. Not this time.
Devon was always a loner. He’s not looking for romance, much less a mate. All he needs is a nanny. Yes, she has curves in all the right places. But no, she’s here to look after his daughter, and that’s it.
But everything changes when Rose’s past catches up with her. Her ex-boyfriend is back and will stop at nothing to force her to take him back...
Will Devon do what it takes to protect Rose? Can he resist the primal urge that’s roared to life in him? And can Rose find it in herself and trust again?
Sometimes risking everything is the only way to find out…
A maiden dying for adventure. A prince on a perilous quest. Monsters that must be slain. Once upon a time… After losing a battle with a dragon, George is desperate to salvage his reputation. Only he can’t do it alone – he needs an assistant. Royal tailor Melitta longs for adventure, so when she hears of a job opening for an apprentice hero, she jumps at the chance. Slaying monsters must be more exciting than sewing. Can the unlikely pair still succeed at their quest – or will they fall for each other instead?
Life has returned to normal for Tamara and Dex after helping a horde of ghosts cross over. Their brush with the afterlife affirmed one thing: happily ever after is real. When odd pranks around the farm escalate to destruction, Tamara fears mischievous teenagers are vandalizing the neighborhood. Then Dex starts to act out of character. Meanness slips into his usually playful disposition. One day he even ridicules a co-worker publicly. Tamara watches helplessly as he seems to lose the ability to control his own actions. When Dex’s abnormal anger turns violent—toward Tamara—their happily ever after is threatened. Desperate to help Dex and herself, she sends out a silent prayer for help. She didn’t expect Cal to come to her aid.
Scalers have overthrown the human race, forcing them to hide underground. Some of the more healthy and beautiful examples are taken as pets by these dragon shifters, while the rest just struggle to stay off the menu. Ashton Cane has been tracking Whisper for as long as he could remember. He never wanted to keep her. He only wanted to keep her out of trouble. But she attracts it like smoke follows fire. He’s drawn to her. He dreams of her. He can’t get her out of his mind, and after a few close calls, he finally has her in his grasp. Only, Whisper has different plans. Whisper could never stand the idea of being the pet, or the appetizer course for the winged demons plaguing the sky. She only wanted to live out her days in peace, without having to dig through the ashes for her next meal. There was one Scaler in particular that she swore followed her around but pushed that out of her mind. It had to be a figment of her overactive imagination. It isn’t until he rescues her and brings her to his chambers that she begins to believe they’re all not the same. Love is in the air as Whisper takes a leap of faith. Ashton swears to protect her at all costs, even if that means turning his back on everything he’s ever known. But to the both of them, love and happiness is well worth the risk. *Reign of Ash is a stand-alone book in the Black Harbour Dragons series. A guaranteed HEA, no cheating and steamy scenes intended for a mature audience.*
Water Dreams is an award-winning finalist in the Fiction/Romance category of the Best Book Awards. She’s human. He’s Nerei. What happens when they fall in love against his species’ laws? In the small Florida town of Tarpon Springs, Nik Aronopulos avoids water like the plague. She never goes to the beach and shuns restaurants with views of the Gulf of Mexico. So, when a merman shows up at her doorstep, insisting they need to study her, she’s stunned. There’s nothing special about her… …or so she thinks. Bas is an arrogant, dark-haired merman tasked with obtaining Nik’s cooperation at all costs, even if means being untruthful about the extent of the ‘study’ they need to conduct on her. But he’s willing to do and say whatever he must. She’s the Nerei’s only hope at overcoming their greatest weakness. Although they can shapeshift to look like humans and have advantages over land dwellers, their dependence on water keeps them from freedom. There’s just one problem – the girl he’s meant to capture under false pretenses is hooking his heart. When Bas is shot by a bullet meant for Nik, she must face her greatest fear to help him – the ocean. Her decision plunges her into a desperate journey where her desire for self-preservation, is weighed against her growing feelings for this merman who had once meant her harm… …and what this might mean for all of them.
The head of Orsino Security was hired to protect her for a week. Instead, his bear wants to claim her forever. It takes one look for bear shifter Salvatore Orsino to know that Natale Durante isn't just his client… she’s his mate. His first instinct is to lay Natale’s curvaceous body over his shoulder, find a den, and claim her with his bite. But, this beautiful head-strong woman only grudgingly endures his protection even as she welcomes him in her bed. He’ll have to set aside his bear’s need to mark her until he’s eliminated the threat to her life. Once she’s safe, he’ll turn all his energies convincing her that he isn’t after a short-term dalliance, he wants her, with him… forever. Natale Durante knows that Durante Fashion House is on its last legs. Her new line, designed for women of every size and shape, is her last attempt at saving her family’s legacy. But there are those in high fashion who prefer that things stay the same—curves belong on the road, not the runway. When complaints and hate mail escalate to threats of bodily harm, her father hires a bodyguard—Salvatore Orsino. He’s over six feet of deliciously seductive muscular male and a distraction she can’t afford. One look from him and she wants her infuriatingly persistent protector to rip off her clothes with his teeth, or she might do the same to him. Can Salvatore eliminate the threats to Natale or will he lose her before he has a chance to claim her?
I believe in science. There's an explanation for everything. Logic. Reason. Proof. These are my absolute truths. This is how I live my life. When I meet Hunter Jones, everything starts to change. I. Start. To. Change. I begin to hear a whisper... in my mind. A voice, belonging to someone--something--else. But that's crazy. Maybe I'm crazy. Because that's the only explanation for the unexplainable. Right? But what if the voice is real? What if it's not a manifestation of my fractured mind? Truth is scarier than fiction. I wasn't ready for this. And neither are you.
MERIDIAN’S curse has left her in a state all her own of amnesia. The once spirit guide can only recall her name and the two names of very important beings in her life. She is on Earth lost and afraid with only fragments to piece together her mysterious circumstance. Her realm’s leader, Warrick and his curse have taken the unimaginable from her and her hidden memory has the answers locked away from her. Her best friend Relic, the peacock of the realm flees for Earth to save Meridian only to find nearly a stranger. Tallulah, the psychic who has taken Meridian in calls in her connections from Salem. The Fairies have the answer to breaking the curse and it lies in finding Meridian’s twin flame and only the universe knows who that is. From Relic, to Aiden the boy on Earth whose name is one she can recall or Kieren her love crush she knew before her curse, could all be the answer. The catch is, there are far darker souls in the high demon court and the dark witches who have their own agenda. The good witches on Earth band together with the spirit guides, the fallen and the fairies to save Meridian against the ultimate rivals the dark witches, the demons and Meridian’s own leader of her realm, Warrick. Time is of the essence and with Meridian’s soul and fate in the crosshairs, it is only Meridian who can truly save herself by finding her twin flame. With failed attempts and fear, the one she truly loves may still linger out of reach.
Luke was forged in the fury of a massacre. Seizing the mantle of alpha from the tyrant bear shifter responsible for the carnage, he works to rebuild his broken pack. His elders insist he find a mate to calm the animal raging inside him, but Luke doesn’t believe it’s possible. Cassie has been on the run her entire life. As a special type of bear shifter, her old pack will stop at nothing to find her. The last thing she needs is an alpha digging into the secrets of her past. One stolen moment is all they needed, but an unexpected pregnancy binds their fates and Luke develops feelings he’s never had. When another pack shows up at his doorstep in search of the one he loves, an impending battle looms. Will Luke be able to save Cassie and win her over for good, or is it too late?
Monica was done with hectic life in New York. Leaving to practice medicine at a tiny hospital in Shandaken would surely be the change she needed. Moving into her new house, fate knocked in the form of a tall, athletic man, bleeding to death and needing a doctor. Raul was a rule breaker - constantly fighting with his pack and disobeying his alpha. With his life on the line after a battle, he crawled to the first house he saw. Socializing with humans was forbidden but he would never have guessed the girl who saved him to be the embodiment of beauty and kindness.
Jared Price is a Celestial, one of a race of beings often taken for angels. Exiled on earth, he's offered a chance to return to the Celestial Realm. All he has to do is protect Cassie Lewis from a demonic assassin.
A genuine psychic, Cassie can't resist Jared's Celestial aura, but she doesn’t trust him. He's hiding something behind his strong mental barriers and she's learned the hard way that what you don't know can hurt you. But when a demon tries to kill her, Cassie has no one else to turn to.
Then the stakes are raised even higher, and Jared must decide if Cassie's love is worth sacrificing a dream he's held on to for 150 years.
What’s buried in the sand has slept for centuries. Some things should never be exhumed... When Egyptologist Samuel Clayton inherits a gold talisman with unusual markings, he’s driven to uncover its secrets. Where did it come from? What do they mean? And why when receiving it did a flood of forgotten memories and the ethereal red-headed beauty—who had seduced him in his youth—return with malice? His alliance with a questionable organisation, a team of scientists with agendas, and nightmarish visions plague him. Undeterred and locked within a destiny that will either consume or destroy him, he finds himself face to face with a vampire, whose very existence is tied to his past. Love, loss, and twisted truths have weaved through the vampire Kesha’s long life, and now an old threat is at her door. Pulled from her sanctuary in Scotland, she knows what must be done. She must stop the rising to keep the status quo and kill the one responsible. Then she meets the one who brings the dead to their deeds. The one they call Anubis. What is he to her? What justice is to be served, and on who? The narrative of Samuel and Kesha winds through time to weave a rich, expansive world, revealing a tale of love, loss, lies and the very heart of human existence. Not all is as it seems. Truth has been corrupted and lies given seed. A thrilling read for fans of Anne Rice, Wilbur Smith, Dan Brown, J.R. Ward or Deborah Harkness. Warning 18+ ★★★★★ – “A thrilling genre-blending tale of archaeology, vampir ...
Fortune Fair is the short story prequel to The Tea Leaves Series It is 1997 and two friends, Nancy and Mickie have just finished their first year of college. They set off to the funfair to celebrate and encounter an eccentric fortune teller, The Mysterious Madame Marigold. Madame Marigold predicts Nancy’s destiny, but was it just a cliched fun fair scam, or can Madame Marigold truly predict the future? ONLY AVAILABLE TO NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIBERS!
Medium and clairvoyant Simon Kincaide owns a Myrtle Beach boardwalk shop where he runs ghost tours, holds séances, and offers private psychic readings, making a fresh start after his abilities cost him his lover and his job as a folklore professor. Jaded cop Vic D’Amato saw something supernatural he couldn’t explain during a shootout several years ago in Pittsburgh and relocated to Myrtle Beach to leave the past behind, still skeptical about the paranormal. But when the search for a serial killer hits a dead end, Vic battles his skepticism to ask Simon for help. As the body count rises, Simon’s involvement makes him a target, and a suspect. But Simon can’t say no, even if it costs him his life and heart. Badlands is an urban fantasy male/male paranormal romance intended for readers age 18 and older.
Gladstone is preparing for an invasion – of pups! With five little ones on the way, Ben and Evan have their hands full with first-time parents, a daring winter rescue, and disturbing information from Hezekiah’s journals. If that weren’t enough, a visitor arrives with a troubled past and a mating bond gone awry. Their only hope lies with a risky True Elder intervention that’s never been tried and could end in tragedy. Join your furry friends for all the fun, drama, and romance you’ve come to expect in this celebration of love and family. Nobody does life like your favorite wolf pack, in book three of the Gladstone Shifters - ABUNDANT MOON! (Not a standalone. Contains steamy M/M content)
The first installment in a dark, gripping paranormal romance trilogy steeped in Greek mythology: When Laurel moves to Vancouver Island, the last thing she expects is to meet a demigod... A compelling storyline, a trilogy, demigods, mystery, naked wrestling, a handsome hero and gorgeous heroine, romance, and suspense. All a girl needs! --- When 17-year-old Laurel Harper decides to go live with her estranged father and stepfamily, she’s unaware of the fact that her fate was already sealed the day she was born. She is now exactly where some higher power wants her to be. But it’s not until she meets the proud and mysterious Sam Laurens that she feels something strange is going on. Why does he keep interfering in her life? Then Laurel finds out about Sam’s ominous ancestry and a whole different fear arises. Fear of who Sam really is. Fear of her own feelings. And when she learns the dark truth about her own future, a sinister secret that will change everything as soon as she turns nineteen, she wants to run and hide, but soon realizes that there is no hiding from fate. Sam may be the only one who can help her escape her destiny, but then she has to start trusting him again, and time is of the essence because he has his own fate to deal with. Still, Sam is determined to stop Laurel from meeting her doom, even if that means he has to make a drastic move that will separate them for good. *Author's note: Although some reviews speak of book 1 as a young adult novel, the trilogy is not ...
A dark steamy paranormal series for fans of JR Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood.
What’s hotter than a sultry New Orleans night? For Lucy Ryan, not a thing. She’s having psychic erotic dreams of a man she’s never met. Then Justin Guidry saves her from a couple of killers and she recognizes him as her 'in dreams' lover. She also dreamed the murder and tried to stop it but arrived at the scene too late. Now her life is at risk, and so is her heart.
Monica Bentley makes history sexy.
In the aftermath of the carnage at Poitiers, the French king Jean le Bon rots in the Tower of London. His son, the Dauphin, takes charge, working to hold the reins of power. He requires lands to tax and warriors to call to action. Most of all, he needs the most powerful nobles of the land at his shoulder.
Meanwhile, with no battles imminent, knights are finding other ways to get in trouble. Sir Tristen is relentlessly pursued by the ladies of the Palais de la Cite, luring him to their night chambers. Getting caught means fighting a duel in the morning, often with the Dauphin's allies. Yet, how can he resist?
Looming behind all this, deep in the forest, the witch Tempeste is imprisoned in her own dark tower, mooning over him. Once Tristen's captor, now she is the prisoner of his heart, scheming endlessly to win him back.
These separate strands become inextricably intertwined, creating a darkly passionate tale of life and love in medieval Francia.
For mature readers only.
What drives you as a writer of history?
The story of people – their passions, flaws, redemption. No matter what time or place, we have the same dreams and nightmares.
What draws you to medieval France?
The pageantry, ambition, intrigue between nobles and royalty. Edward III looms large for Cressy ...
He’s bound to his code, but she’s the one he wants. Will love bring them together, or will duty tear them apart? Ardal is sworn to protect women. As the leader of the Hunters, an elite unit of alien warriors, he’s bound by a strict moral code to never mate, even if he falls in love. But when their ship crash lands on Earth, the Hunters are forced to forge a new life for themselves on a new planet. Ardal is committed to maintaining his honor, until he meets her… Fiona is hiding from her abusive stalker when she sees the crash. After rushing to help the survivors, she’s rewarded with the loyalty of the incredibly sexy Hunter warriors. She’s drawn to them for their duty, but eventually it’s Ardal himself who proves irresistible. As the pair bonds, tensions flare and sparks fly. Will Fiona risk her damaged heart? Can Ardal find a way to make Fiona his mate? aHunter4Rescue is the first book in a series of standalone sci-fi romance novels. If you like space travel, gorgeous aliens, and sweet romance, then you’ll love the first installment of Cynthia Clement’s aHunter4Hire series.
It has only been a few months since humanity found out about the various shifters that live among them. This brave new world is not without its challenges; neither for the humans or the shifters. Alpha Squad is formed to help law enforcement agencies deal with shifter related matters, and not a moment too soon! Follow the brave men and women of the squad as they try to come to terms with their new reality, catch criminals and find love along the way. Boot Camp Bear shifter Eric King is asked to join Alpha Squad; a task force meant to promote cooperation between shifters and humans in law enforcement, but there are problems: Is Alpha Squad even a serious initiative? And how will he focus on his training when his inner bear insists that the squad leader is his mate? Friends & Foes Alpha Squad has received its very first assignment and bear shifter Adam King is excited to jump head-first into the action. Upon investigating a string of seemingly shifter related murders, he finds himself torn between his job and the local police’s main suspect; Felicity Weir; female bear shifter and Adam’s fated mate… Infiltrator For the past six months, Thomas Blackwood has been serving two masters: he’s been an active part of Alpha Squad, but only on his old alpha’s say-so. When he finds himself stuck in between two sets of clashing orders, he must make a choice: who does he truly serve? And what would the woman of his dreams, Private Callahan, think of him if she knew he was a traitor? Show ...
The first installment in a dark, gripping paranormal romance trilogy steeped in Greek mythology: When Laurel moves to Vancouver Island, the last thing she expects is to meet a demigod... A compelling storyline, a trilogy, demigods, mystery, naked wrestling, a handsome hero and gorgeous heroine, romance, and suspense. All a girl needs! --- When 17-year-old Laurel Harper decides to go live with her estranged father and stepfamily, she’s unaware of the fact that her fate was already sealed the day she was born. She is now exactly where some higher power wants her to be. But it’s not until she meets the proud and mysterious Sam Laurens that she feels something strange is going on. Why does he keep interfering in her life? Then Laurel finds out about Sam’s ominous ancestry and a whole different fear arises. Fear of who Sam really is. Fear of her own feelings. And when she learns the dark truth about her own future, a sinister secret that will change everything as soon as she turns nineteen, she wants to run and hide, but soon realizes that there is no hiding from fate. Sam may be the only one who can help her escape her destiny, but then she has to start trusting him again, and time is of the essence because he has his own fate to deal with. Still, Sam is determined to stop Laurel from meeting her doom, even if that means he has to make a drastic move that will separate them for good.
Mage Amina Langston thought surviving the supernatural apocalypse, which killed fifty percent of humankind and changed most of the surviving population into paranormal beings, were the biggest challenges in her life. That is, until she and her brother go on the run from non-gifted humans who want to steal their magical blood to make a power-giving serum. Now she’s in search of a handsome stranger who keeps appearing in her dreams and a secret paranormal city to help free those still held in captivity for their blood. During her journey, Amina befriends several other magical beings also searching for the mysterious town, including a sexy were-jackal who distracts her from locating the man of her proverbial dreams. However, when the group finds the city, it’s filled with dangerous magic and a barbaric were-pack. Facing these new troubles, will Amina take down her human pursuers and save the other paranormals she left behind or end up in greater peril?
In a world where Fae and Vampire will forever be at odds, a Vampire wins the crown, ruling the Fae Realm for the first time in history. After the execution of the Succubus who attempted to murder the King, her Incubus vows to avenge her, putting a devious plot into action. Breaking Fae law, he creates what he thinks will be the most powerful half-breed known to the Realm, placing him as a pawn to make the King feel the pain of death while living. The Incubus shows patience, waiting for the right moment to strike. Upon his half-breed son’s eighteenth year, he conjures images full of romanticized thoughts and desires that pushes his son and the King together, creating a fiery love affair neither could have imagined. Will the Incubus avenge his love? Will the plot bring the King a fate worse than death? Will the King and his male lover survive?
Fated for love... or fated to fight?
Dragon shifter Rafael Hart, one of three elite Dragonsworn guards, will not accept failure. He must protect the royal family from any and all threats, including their ancient enemy: dragon slayers. When one infiltrates their lair, it’s his job to destroy the threat even if her scent is as enticing as her lush curves.
Lola Moreau hails from a line of dragon slayers, but her quiet life producing weapons for the cause is thrown into disarray with the threat of an arranged marriage. Seeking to prove her new weapons are too valuable to discontinue her work, Lola sneaks into dragon territory to test them. Her mission goes spectacularly wrong when she’s captured by an irresistible foe.
Enslaved by the enemy of her kind for five decades, Evie North has given up on freedom, much less finding her one true love. But she underestimated the power and desire of the immortal dragon she is fated to mate. Otherwise known as the Void, Immortal Dragon Ked wants Evie enough to brave the enemy's compound alone to save her. He didn't bargain for the Elite enemy soldier who was willing to die for her, or that he would be bound by blood and by fate to take the man as his mate as well.
I hunt his kind, but he swears he's on my side. Thor is at my back, guiding me through the crowd, his hand pressing intimately against my spine and his breath brushing my cheek. We're here to stop a crazy Aztec god, but we can't see him. He's hiding behind magic and the men whose minds he's taken. The men raise their guns, aiming for their target. I act without thinking, dropping my enchanted claws as I rush toward them. I strike. The shots go wide. My momentum carries me forward... straight into a solid chest. Arms wrap around me as I stare up into a pair of deadly, crimson eyes. My will seeps away, becoming his. The last thing I hear is Thor shouting my name. I never should have listened to that damn Viking. Immortals walk the streets beside us. They call themselves Gods, but they're not. They're shapeshifters and enchanters. Thieves, manipulators, and murderers. And they're at war... over us. Vervain Lavine has been hunting them; one woman against the Gods. Yeah, the odds were against her. Until he showed up. The Thunder God of the Vikings just swaggered into her life; muscles straining his leather shirt, eyes sparking with magic, and a sexy smile spreading across his face. Things are about to get very complicated for the Godhunter.
When Ash and Grace return to Falcondell there have been a few changes. There is a new bad boy in Town who shows no fear. Life is certainly not going to be easy for anyone this semester and the strain soon begins to show. Skylar is also out for revenge and makes no secret of it. Grace begins to fear for all of their safety and must make sure that her secret remains just that. However Ash is soon pre-occupied with a rival gang and nobody is safe. There is a new family in town who appear to have some secrets of their own and Grace is soon warned that she is not safe. Somebody is coming for her and no one will be able to protect her. Soon she has to face up to who she is and fulfil her destiny. The trouble is the person facing her is the one she fears the most. Will she make it through and who suffers the consequences along the way?
Does true love stand a chance against a hitman and the mob? When Anna, a young naive girl, is forced to marry William Bakalar, a hitman for the Youngs- town, Ohio mob, she never expects to risk everything by falling for another man. But Tom Marks, is everything to Anna...not just her love, but her destiny. Together, Tom, a quick-tempered night club performer, and Anna, a budding clairvoyant, find romance, but their union is merely an undercurrent of what’s really at stake for this couple. Together, they share a deep connection beyond mere physicality, but that which is also spiritual. Their Twin Flame relationship, if not realized, will affect more than their hearts—it could create an imbalance jeopardizing the entire planet. The world stands to lose a combined force for good if Tom and Anna are not reunited. Will the violent mafia culture and the hateful William Bakalar be enough to keep them apart? Compared to Richard Matheson’s classic novels, “What Dreams May Come” and “Bid Time Return” about a man who travels back in time to court a woman, Spencer Michaels’ novel, If, provides a satisfying, page-turning journey for romance and fantasy readers.
Two years have passed since Abigail Blanque’s life was changed forever. After suffering a great loss, she fed into her darkness and pain, killing every rogue vampire within her reach. Abby finds herself marked by an evil ancestor hell-bent on returning from her talisman-encased prison. She needs Abby’s soul in order to rise again. Meanwhile, something sinister is happening in New Orleans. An unidentified dark force is taking over hybrids and other supernaturals, but no one knows who’s bringing the malevolent black magic forth and it's set its sights on Abby. It’s a race against time and it’s up to Abby, her sister Elizabeth, and trusted friends to stop this evil before it wreaks havoc within the city. The Darkness has been awakened.
A young man determined to protect his girl... A teenage boy offering prophecies... and a series of unexplained events. Lefteris and his darling girl, Evgenia, live a quiet and happy life together in a mountain village in Zagori, Greece. One day, as Lefteris crosses an old stone bridge, he meets a teenage boy who warns him that Evgenia is in danger. What follows is a series of astounding events as the boy's prophecies of mortal danger continue, and Lefteris does his best to protect his girl. Now, he considers reverting to his old ways of solving all differences with his fists. Will he allow himself to resort to violence? How does the mysterious boy on the bridge fit in all this? And why does he refuse to meet Evgenia? "A magical, quaint setting in rural Greece where you'll meet relatable characters and lose yourself in a story full of love, magic and suspense." ~MariaM, Amazon US reviewer "From the outset I was drawn into this story and left intrigued throughout, I couldn't get through the pages quickly enough!" ~Amy T., Amazon UK reviewer
The Ring of Fire gave birth to nations. Will it provide the basis for Chelsea’s salvation? When Chelsea Rhodes was ousted as Mistress of Coronado, she was banished to Hawaii. That doesn’t sound bad… unless you’re a wolf-shifter in a place wolves have never existed, the plantation you’ve been given teeters on the bring of bankruptcy and there’s some alpha wolf skulking around as a fated mate. He is the illegitimate son of the Alpha of Wolf Song, but raised as the son of the Alpha of Paris. His adopted father dead, his brother is installed as the leader in Paris and his mother is reunited with her fated mate, Dax is trying to decide on his next move when an assassin almost succeeds in trying to kill him. With nothing to do, his mother asks him to go to Hawaii and help out the beleaguered Chelsea. The problem is she doesn’t want to admit she needs help or that she has a fated mate. She’s wrong on both counts and it’s up to Dax to solve both. Will Dax be able to convince Chelsea that together they can build a successful business and pack?
This Book Contains Adult Content/Graphic Violence. Demons Don’t Love or Do They? Cesar is summoned from Hell. The handsome but malevolent entity is conjured up by enemies of the powerful priestess, Rachel Thrust. His unholy mission is to turn her into a vampire and destroy her sect. Instead Cesar becomes obsessed with her younger sister, Angelina. His love turns her into a monster. Rachel tries to save her sister’s soul, but changes her into something other than human. Angelina is a priestess/zombie/vampire hybrid very much in love with her childhood sweetheart and a demon from Hell. “Coleman’s writing is melodious, rhythmic, and lyrical. The Demon Lover’s Chronicles could join the ranks of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot, Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles, and John Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In.” – Lee Gooden, Foreword Clarion Reviews
Gay Alpha, Ben Blair, leads the charge for equality and ignites a divisive controversy. While forces are at work to silence them, the Gladstone shifters find love, acceptance, and purpose in a time of monumental change. Discover the unexpected in EXPECTANT MOON! (Contains steamy M/M content.)
Protect Chloe. Easy enough for a Guardian Angel, Right? Wrong. Zeke has been with Chloe since the day she was born and loved her longer than he can remember. A destiny that will affect all angels awaits her, but she is her own worst enemy! Chloe has a need for speed and a love for all things dangerous. She isn't her only enemy though. There are those who would intercept her destiny and are willing to do anything to get what they want, including kill the human woman the angels are trying to protect. Can Zeke protect her and keep his heart and head separate?
Co-written with USA Today Bestselling author Nicole Flockton! Modern-day King Arthur meets Snow White for a surprising happily ever after in this magical mash-up of legends and fairy tales. The victim of an ancient curse, Sasha White has wandered the world alone for centuries. The only way out of this endless, lonely cycle is to break the fabled Immortality Stone, which she’s finally located. Infiltrating Chevalier Jewels as an expert diamond cutter, she’s determined to steal the stone from her employers—the same seven men her wizard father was once sworn to shield. Security expert Derek Arthur has gone undercover in order to catch a jewel thief for his latest, and greatest, client. But all his military training didn’t prepare him to deal with Sasha, the woman Chevalier Jewels assigned as his boss to complete the disguise. The need she ignites within him catches him off guard. Meanwhile, his own powerful secrets are attracting mysterious visions and dangers at every turn. Can an immortal jewel thief and the man hunting her down find trust a way to trust? Or will the evil that separated them long ago continue to deny them their true destiny?
As far as apartments go, roommates Stella and Charlotte “Bronte” believe theirs to be just fine. Sure, they hate taking the stairs up to the third floor, especially after grocery shopping. And yes, the apartment staff could be a bit nicer. All things considered though, it’s not a bad place to live. Then they realize it’s haunted. Which isn’t all that bad, really. Cyril and Oliver are polite, charming, and respectful. Sure, they have to get used to seeing shadows in the corner of their eyes or hearing voices whispering from out of nowhere. But at least there aren’t cockroaches in the kitchen and the neighbors aren’t loud. Things seem positively hunky-dory. Until Oliver and Cyril begin seeing shadows, hearing growls. Then all four are left wondering: can ghosts be haunted themselves?
As a child I was stolen, cornered into a life I never wanted. Now I'm eighteen and they've given me to a vampire. Roman Kovak is the most beautiful man I have ever seen. He stirs up feelings inside me that I didn't know existed. I was raised to be the perfect blood courtesan, existing only to feed him and submit to his every whim, but the vampire won't lay a finger on me. He won't set me free either. We're at an impasse. Which of us will break first?
Power is her greatest weakness, but love could be her salvation. Dana Hutson is about to make one of the toughest decisions of her life: walking away from her twin and her Pack. But the anger of her late mate’s betrayal burns deep, and her guilt threatens to push her over the edge. Combined with the magic she was born with intensifying to a lethal level, she has no choice but to leave Whiskey Hollow in search of her inner peace. But what she finds could be more than she bargained for. Cooper Reed will do anything to keep his sister and adopted daughter safe from the demented rogue Alpha of the Bloodrose Creek Pack. That includes killing anyone who threatens his family and going on the run. He is willing to do whatever it takes. He isn’t prepared to find his mate in the midst of the chaos. When even more secrets and dangers come to light, Dana and Cooper must band together to stop the rogue and his minions before all is lost. But will their bond be enough to harness the power needed to defeat such a foe?
"Don't do it, Annika," he taunted. His eyes were no longer bright and charming but dark and intense, yet they still twinkled. He was tempting, but was he harmful? Aspiring rock star Annika Brisby thinks she knows where her life is going until she steps through a broken portal that leaves her stranded in a fae -filled realm of fairies, shapeshifter druids, psychic vampires, and other mythical beings. Unable to return until it's repaired, she's rescued by wood nymphs who believe her sudden arrival is no accident. After being taken in by a prominent family of elves, Annika finds herself struggling to resist the seductive spell of their youngest son,Talvi. Equal parts arrogant and alluring, the notorious heartbreaker seems like the perfect distraction for her homesickness. Her new friends warn her that she'll probably regret ever laying eyes on him, and what begins as a casual fling with a telepathic elf for a lover quickly burns too hot to handle. By the time Annika learns the consequences of their forbidden trysts, Talvi's already under her skin and dangerously close to her heart. But on the journey home she discovers that there's a mountain of secrets that he's not telling her, and Annika can't help wondering who's really in danger.
Can two lost souls stop a madman with the help of a sarcastic angel? Lucas Carmichael and Scott Anderson had it all, money, fame, and fortune. But one night's stupid mistake takes everything they thought they cherished and dumps it upside down. A car accident ends Lucas' life and leaves Scott injured and bitter. As the local ME, Tracy York, investigates the case, discrepancies begin to point to more than a simple drunk driving incident. When threats are made to Tracy's life can Scott and his guardian angel, Lucas, protect her, or will she become another casualty?
She's bold, fearless and disobedient--which always gets her in trouble. He's controlling, demanding, and superior--which always gets him what he wants. Captain Skye Daring is a space fighter pilot without equal. Rescuing a foreign werewolf prince and his sister from behind enemy lines should be a breeze. Prince Ral doesn’t take orders from impudent humans. He’s determined to save not only his sister and but his people they left behind. The only thing in his way is a sexy pilot too stubborn to acknowledge his authority. Stuck in a crippled ship and hunted by tiger shifters, Skye and Ral must stop fighting each other and battle the enemy -- together. Will the prince and pilot drop their guards long enough to conquer their dislike…and desire? NOTE: Wanted By The Werewolf Prince is a Finalist in the 2017 Pages From The Heart Contest! - Winner to be announced November 1.
Though I am the darkness...let me be your light! Farrow Latimer, Prince of the Arcades: I am the prince of darkness, the executioner and fallen angel royalty who is forbidden love. No matter how many men or women I take to my bed none capture my heart. As the Arcades teem with lust, debauchery, and destruction, I neither relish nor abhor my role as the most brutal of all and then I catch her....the small fairy halfling who changes my world. Rayelynn Astraides, first daughter of the Commander of Landharn's West Shore: The fallen angels litter the skies coming to claim us. I am running from the monstrous man my father is to make me marry for failing battle school when they attack. Fallen angels are all about us and in my fear I tuck myself away. There, beside the tree where I hide, he stands, tall, majestic, handsome... and deadly. He lets me run and I return to the battlefield to tend our wounded as I am a gifted healer. When the beguiling dark angel returns, he takes me as his prisoner. I see such horror and sadness during my incarceration, but none greater than that which lies within the fallen prince who is disallowed love yet risks all for it. The Fall of Arcades is an incredible love story with some dark elements, sexual situations, and several polyamorous characters... because when you're an immortal an eternity of vanilla is just no fun.
Seventeen year-old Jackie learns she's not human but part of an exciting and dangerous supernatural community. Because of her newly discovered magical abilities, she's picked to train with a group of powerful young shapeshifters who work to defend their territory. During her training, she meets Garrett, a master vampire who teaches her to use her unique gifts, then threatens to steal her heart. Backed by their team of rogues, Jackie and Garrett face unexpected dangers, finding strength in their growing abilities and determination to protect their realm. Book 1 of an 8 book series.
Escaped gladiator Kedric wants revenge on the Hyborean rulers who bred him for blood sport and genetic experiments. Nothing will stop him from conscripting warriors into his army. But when Myia, a spiritual healer with a body made for sin, infiltrates his soul, Kedric must choose between attacking his brutal enemy or surrendering his heart to Myia’s love.
The dragon can’t remember destroying my world, but he’s sure I’m his mate? No ‘effin way… Fallon The black dragon hunted me down and took me to his nest where I remain trapped… and confused. This alien invader who destroyed most of my world and helped the Asseptians enslave my people is not what he seems. He shifts to a man, one who claims to know nothing about what he and the other invaders have done. He claims I’m his mate, that my blood cleansed his blood of the drug the Asseptians used to control him. And he’s angry… but not at me. For me, for what he’s been forced to do to my people and my world. While I’m starting to believe he may be a victim as much as me, I can’t believe that I’m his fated mate. Because if that’s true, if I let myself fall for Adruz’s sweet gestures and gentle caresses, then I’m as guilty as the aliens who are killing my people. Adruz Her sweet scent drew me in, but it was her blood that cleared my mind of the haze. I have no memory of how I came to be in this strange new world, or what I’ve done here. The human female—my mate—claims I and others like me have been burning her world and enslaving her people for the Asseptians. That’s not who we are. At least it never has been. None of this makes sense. But I will find out, and I will fix what I can. For myself, my people… and for the female who wants nothing to do with me.
If seeing is believing, then forget what you know... Prison Chaplain Dexter Knight is determined to move past one horror-filled December day—in fact, he has. He's even forgiven the woman responsible for his near-death. Now if only he could shake the empty void in a place he knows was not always that way. If he could remember a woman well beyond her importance in his life, beyond the figment of his imagination his family assumes he created post-trauma, and the fragmented dreams he swears are real. Internal Affairs Agent Charleen Davis wants nothing more than to fade back into her behind-the-scenes life. A string of undercover ops have left her with an entourage of concerned and overly involved friends, a sudden vested interest in Knight's Rescue Mission, and a therapist salivating over the thought of ending life as Charleen knows it. But the information is already in the wrong hands and silencing Charleen is the beginning to an absolute end, where taking down innocent people is a foregone conclusion. Hiding out is no longer an option. If Charleen hopes to beat this phantom, she'll need the one man who might dislike her more than the woman who nearly took his life. Because he—and his mysteriously absent wife—might be the only thing standing between her and death. Between her and those dreams that aren't what they seem, because they aren't dreams at all. Some secrets must be guarded. Some heroes aren't born. They're revived. **This book is part of a series. Reading the books in ...
One young woman challenges the secret rulers of the galaxy and finds an impossible love. Young empath, Violet Hunter, dreams of exploring exotic planets as a Grand Master’s pawn. Breaks in the teleportal network threaten countless lives, and suspicions point to the twelve Grand Masters. Violet must penetrate their curtain of secrecy to identify the culprit. Her challenges escalate when she meets the enigmatic man behind the griffin avatar. She plunges into a world of deadly intrigues and risks a perilous love. Armed with only her erratic powers and a mishmash of allies, she must battle the most powerful beings in the galaxy. Science fiction adventure and romance. Explore a universe where psychic powers are real. Book 1 of the Grand Masters' Galaxy
While college graduate Forrest tries to find a job, quick witted Annet works at the Keizer Manor, the museum where the oils from 19th century master painter Alexander Keizer are exhibited. After a fight, the couple strolls through the dunes to talk. When dark clouds roll in, the beautiful sunny weather turns into a thunderstorm so violent that they get separated. The next morning, Forrest finds himself alone. So does Annet. Regaining consciousness in a monastery, Annet is convinced the nuns are playing a prank on her. It can't be the 1800's! She's a pregnant Twenty-first Century woman and doesn't belong there. But how will she get back to her own time? !! Even though my debut novel "Storm at the Keizer Manor" is about time travel, it shouldn't be classified as paranormal or science fiction. Instead it's about lovers, separated by time, who try to reunite. You won't be able to put it down after the first chapter.!!
Claw Mark is the story continued from Lily Harlem's novel Bite Mark, also available on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. Being married to two sexy vampires is as exciting as it is dangerous. One minute I’m on top of the world, ecstasy my best friend, the next I’m running for my life. But it’s okay with Aimery and Ryle at my side—they’ve sworn to love and protect me and keep me satisfied until I’m old and gray. But when everything crashes down, literally, I can see no way out of the darkness—death my best option. Until, that is, two unusual men who live in the Canadian Rockies come bounding to my aid. Gentle Caleb and prickly Isaac have secrets. They’re full of passion, desire, love and lust and their isolated lives weaved with mystery. But I know what they are. I’m not completely naive. I’m also craving some serious satisfying, a distraction from my dilemma, and it seems these guys are up for the job. Will I ever be normal again? Or will my life always be turbulent, terrifying and tempting beyond belief? Nothing is certain in a world of vampires and shifters.
Gareth, a merman, will do anything to shark fight… Even if it means entering the dreams of Ainsley Peters and making love to her so he can convince her to return with him under the tides to the Crystal Caves. Gareth faces sanctions and won’t be able to shark fight unless he gets Ainsley, who thinks she is human, to see her grandfather. Problem is his love for Ainsley blindsides him. Can he convince her she is his destiny and he loves her more than shark fighting? Ainsley longs to see her grandfather, but Gareth is asking more than she can give… Ainsley Peters is afraid of the water. She thinks she’s an ordinary elementary school teacher in Michigan. She can’t forget the hot guy who shows up at her school. She has no idea the father she never knew was a merman. But then she dreams of Gareth—and he shows up in Hawaii where she is on vacation. He asks her to forsake everything she knows to follow him under the sea. Can she trust him with her heart and stay with him under the waves, the last place she wants to be?
Be careful what you wish for. You may be in for a spell … from which you can’t escape. Maisie Armstrong wishes desperately to change her life, but when she suddenly finds herself in 1790 Scotland, lying about her identity, betrothed to a cursed laird whose wives die untimely deaths and scrutinized by his dangerously sexy brother, she must do things she never wished for. To escape the ugly gossip about him, Thane McKendrick plans to leave Scotland forever, as soon as his brother is wed to the beautiful lass just arrived from the Americas. Maisie’s secrets make him suspicious of her motives, protective of the McKendrick mill he planned to leave behind and second-guessing not only the woman meant to marry his brother, but his own salacious thoughts. Finn, the magical matchmaking elf, has come to eighteenth-century Scotland to find a missing spell book and study the strange energy he sees around humans. If this is love, what is it good for? When he challenges a lovely matchmaker to a contest, he begins to question if he can follow through with the king’s orders and destroy human lives.
Sometimes, the end is really the beginning. After destroying her successful music career, the close friendship with her bandmates, and her marriage, author Kaitlyn Storm, aka Kate Wolf, former bassist for the all-female rock band Hecate’s Fury, is given a second chance. She receives an offer to turn her book series into three movies, but her troubled rock-star past continues to haunt her. She never expected to find love or a way back. When she is trapped in a haunted cabin during a snowstorm with Kane Devlin, the hot Scottish movie star playing her hero, their rising passion for one another ignites. What they awakened will change their lives, but before she can move on, Kate must let go of the guilt and shame keeping her from claiming her shared destiny. For she may not know it yet, but she and her bandmates are chosen.
Discover destiny's path to true love. When Nancy is betrayed in love, she gives up on romance, convinced she is not destined to find her soulmate. Then Nancy stumbles across Diana, a mysterious clairvoyant with an important message. But can Diana really see the future? Zack, on the other hand, is careful to mind his heart, given his family’s tradition of arranging marriages. Whilst keeping to himself has done him well so far, fate has other plans in store for him. On the night that he and Nancy meet, two worlds collide and are changed forever. Can two very different individuals find place in their lives for someone so unexpected? Will Nancy and Zack, survive the disastrous consequences that fate has in store for them? Dating Destiny is book 1 of The Tea Leaves Series. Start the magical adventure of mystery, fate and fortune now!
What makes a villain?
Elisabet Babineaux never saw herself as a villain. She was the protagonist of her life, just as we all are. Born a Princess, her whole life was planned and laid out before her. She knew where her life was headed and what was expected. That all changed the night she met Juan sin Miedo.
Betrayed by her own family, Élisabet’s life course is sent spiraling as she tries to learn to control her new appetite, her grief, and new powers.
The betrayal dealt out by Élisabet’s family will have lasting and devastating effects as she spends her immortal life attempting to replace that which was taken from her.
A twist of fate, a little magic, love, and a lot of loss and betrayal sends Élisabet on an adventure she never could have foreseen. Her story spans more than five centuries and multiple continents.
Every story has two sides. We have heard Katelynn’s and Victoria’s versions. Now it is time to learn Élisabet’s side of the story and understand what drove her to become a villain.
For love or honor… Can a fated union be enough?
After serving six months on the squad, Thomas Blackwood is a true believer in Alpha Squad’s mission. Unfortunately that doesn’t change the fact that he has been serving two masters, and for a wolf shifter that is one too many. When the squad is sent in to investigate a string of crimes reported to involve a pack of renegade wolves, Thomas realizes he is playing with borrowed time. Trapped between his pack’s alpha’s orders to kill the investigation before it starts or remain true to Alpha Squad’s calling, Thomas finds there is a worse fate… What would Private Callahan think of him if she knew he was a traitor?
Doing everything in her power to ignore the one Alpha Squad member who could turn her world upside-down, Jill Callahan has tried her best to maintain her professionalism. Thomas Blackwood could be her downfall- and she knows it. So she’s been avoiding him altogether. But when Blackwood triggers suspicions, and nobody seems to notice it but her, Jill discovers quickly she no longer has that luxury. Compelled to investigate what’s really going on, Jill can’t help but wonder if this mission will be the one to end in heartbreak, but if it does, so be it.
Loyalties are tested, bonds are shaken, and some things are not meant to last. The mission – and the squad – must come first. Can two hearts meant for each other fi ...
A world born of merged realities, turbulent and jagged and overrun with monsters...a woman infected with unruly magic, unknowingly using her soul to find love... Without warning, the magical realms of dreams and nightmares collapsed upon us, shredding our safe existence. A violent civil war erupted between a ruthless queen seeking revenge and a dark prince collecting power, leaving a broken world of stunted magic, fantastical creatures, chaos, and a drug called Undertow. Dragon was sold by her mother to a shady clinic that altered her, leaving her mostly human and able to fix the flaws in people. Her “gift” infuses her with life-changing confidence as well as an unnatural euphoria…but also is literally killing her, slicing her soul bit by bit to nourish her fixes. Worse, the power fueling these transformations appears to be overtaking Dragon's body, turning her thoughts and actions towards savagery and murder. When she meets Fel, a banished fae warrior suffering from PTSD, she’s instantly drawn to him, the one man who doesn’t need her to fix him. Is it his addiction to Undertow, or is it something else? Whatever the answer, Dragon dives right into a steamy affair—love optional…or so she thinks. But all is not what it seems with Dragon’s adoptive family. When she chooses Fel, the love and acceptance she’s found in this patchwork household is threatened, unleashing a devastating secret that could deliver Dragon into th ...
Focused on his new teaching job, romance is the last thing on Levi’s gift list. When Knox, a local bear shifter, shows interest, Levi risks his heart for a chance at love. Join them for a warm and furry holiday romance with a guaranteed happy ever after! (Book 1 of HOLIDAY MATES. Contains steamy M/M content.)
One ex-SEAL weretiger looking to cause trouble + one curvy woman already in too much trouble + an unexpected pregnancy at the worst time = Explosive and sexy as hell shifter romance!
Arlen Johnson has done a lot of things right in life, and a lot of things wrong. What other explanation could there be for being sent by his employers, The Firm, to track down and kill one of the most influential lieutenants in the premier shifter crime organization in the region! And to make matters worse, this weretiger's heat is right around the corner, making the seasoned SEAL more aggressive than ever. But his mission has to take a backseat when the right woman happens to be at the wrong place, and Arlen has to focus on protecting her as much as trying to keep his paws off of her.
Even an elite weretiger SEAL can't be faultless...
Sienna Marquez has spent her lifetime trying to distance herself from a past that's too painful to think back on, but that past doesn't want to let her go. When the Chicago shifter mob takes an interest in her, Sienna would have never guessed that the path to her salvation would come from a man as dangerous as the jerks who took her hostage, but a whole lot sexier. With heat and uncertainty mixing together, no wonder the sheets aren't the only thing getting tangled up.
And when there's no doubt about there being a baby on the way, Sienna knows that she has the fight of her life on her hands. Not only for her own fu ...
Thian came from the wrong side of the tracks, the wrong side of the law... the wrong side of pretty much everything. When a freak incident reveals his shifter nature, he was taken in by the Dark Leopards. Now, he must race the clock to gather intel to protect his family, their city, and the woman he intends to claim as his own.
A bonafide daddy's girl, Adele never thought she'd have to go on the run due to her father being the worst sort of dirty politician. Stuck with the bodyguard he hired, she doesn't know where to turn or who to trust. What she does know? Thian is dangerous to both her mind and her heart. She just doesn't know which will fall first.
Blurb for Unknown Protector. Book One in the Midworlder Trilogy Two things have helped Nicole cope since the murder of her husband. One is running her detective agency, and the other is her guardian angel, Mira. When Mira is killed by a demon, Nicole accepts the help of a Ridge, a long-haired, cigar-smoking diamond in the rough with wings. Things go from bad to worse when a replacement guardian cannot be found. She has to trust Ridge, which is tricky when she realizes there are no demons or angels, just parasitic aliens that humans have built the myths of these celestial beings around. Ridge isn’t an angel or a devil, but an alien half breed known as a Midworlder. He is also way too sexy for his own good.
These sexy dragons find love when they least expect it and sometimes when they don’t want it. Enter a fantasy where devastatingly handsome men become dragons at will. Split into four territories, their power struggles put the women they love in danger. It’s the last mistake their enemy will make. A dragon will always protect their mate. After all, when you fall in love with a myth, you're guaranteed a fairytale ending. With 4 novellas and 5 sexy dragons in this set, there's plenty of action and steamy romance. All of the stories have adult themes and are intended for adults. Book 3 is an MFM ménage. Book 1: Chased Chase Drake is the Enforcer for his Territory. He’s kept the peace for the last three years with relative ease. After a fight with a red dragon renders a human woman unconscious Chase has no choice. He has to take her home to protect her until he’s sure the trespasser is gone. Things aren’t that simple when Chase’s dragon says she’s his mate. Can Chase catch Taylor before she’s gone for good? Book 2: By Design Sebastian Hunter is sick of being on the outskirts of dragon society. He’s worked hard his whole life to acquire the wealth needed to live like a proper dragon. Another 30 years or so and he’ll be set for life. Then he can find a nice dragon to settle down with. When Sebastian has a one night stand with Brook, his dragon has other plans in mind. Will Sebastian deny his mate to climb the social ladder? Book 3: White Hot Ash Asher Drake is the lead dragon of the ...
** Nominated for Bookie Award by Authors After Dark ** The time travelers chant: \"I walk alone on the edge of time, traveling far and near. Born of the sun, kissed by the wind, the call of the raven screams in my ear.\" A decadent-looking savage has captured Francesca DuVall and her brother Marsh. These days, she spends every waking moment planning escape from the brutal Dog Soldiers' camp. Ethan Gray is a curator at a national museum . . . until he travels through time to help his beloved People. In the Cheyenne world he’s known as Meko, leader of the most revered and fearsome tribe of the plains. Two cultures and two hearts battle. Violence and death haunt their troubled roads, but when kindred souls collide, love prevails against the greatest odds. From the windswept plains of Colorado to the placid life of a curator, their love is fueled by passion and kindled by destiny.
"What do you get when you mix gorgons, an incubus, and the Calamity Queen? Trouble, and lots of it. Catering to the magical is a tough gig on a good day, but when Bailey's sexiest enemy's ex-wife angles for revenge, she's tossed into the deep end. Warning: This novel contains excessive humor, action, excitement, adventure, magic, romance, and bodies. Proceed with caution."
A dutiful daughter. A prince forced to find a bride. If the shoe fits… Once upon a time… When the Emperor’s army comes recruiting, Mai signs up, seeing it as the perfect escape from her stepmother and a lifetime of drudgery. Armed with her mother’s armour and a pair of magic shoes, Mai marches off to war…only to find herself sharing a tent with the General’s arrogant nephew, Prince Yi. The best swordsman in the Empire, Prince Yi wants to make war, not love, but the Emperor insists this will be Yi’s last campaign before he must marry. Prince Yi has never met his match…until now. Can one woman win the war and the prince’s heart?
Half-human, half-Kindred, Luc Lazare doesn’t want more complications in his life. He's focused on protecting his shapeshifting family and love is the last distraction he needs. Skye Cross has the ability to talk to animals. Her most recent animal rescue mission–stopping an alleged dog fight–actually involved shifters in a primal battle. Her investigation leads her to Luc, a man whose powers both unsettle and intrigue her. Skye quickly finds herself caught in a dangerous world she never knew existed, while relying on a man she couldn't possibly trust. Coming from two different worlds, can Luc and Skye overcome the obstacles fated to keep them apart?
The complete five-book series box set! The Maya civilization has fallen, but their mythology lives on... This complete box set follows the journey of seventeen-year-old Zanya Coreandero, who not only discovers the secrets of her unknown past, but is pulled into a new and unsure future of Mayan myth, magic, and rising underworld forces. Zanya finds herself surrounded by a group of gifted Mayan decedents, each with a unique ability only thought to exist in story books. As she quickly learns, no story is quite as grim as the one she is about to face. But it is quickly revealed she has faced the evil entity before, though only in her dreams. This time he is very real, and playing for keeps. When Arwan, a dark-eyed timebender, takes interest in Zanya's mission, it's unclear if his intention is to help, or if he's on a hell-bent mission for revenge. Wary of falling for another guy with major secrets and a tainted past, Zanya fights to keep her distance. If only her heart gave her a choice. But the story does not end with Zanya and Arwan. Each member of the group has a journey of their own, with struggles equally as impossible. Human, superhuman, and a some in-between, the characters of The Stone Legacy Series battle against all odds to save themselves and others from evil threats lurking around every corner. You will fall in love with the powerhouse main character, the mysterious and conflicted hero, the human best friend, the screwup underdog, the child-like friend with a deadly p ...
Who Guards the Angel?
Richard Eastman wasnt looking for redemption. He was content drowning his memories of the Gulf War, his dead brother, and a father whose love had always seemed unattainable. But when an angel whose wings have been sawn off arrives in his life, Captain Eastman makes a decision:
Save the angel and return her wings or die trying.
In search of the wingless angel, Eastman battles demonic henchmen on the streets of San Francisco, venturing down to the deepest levels of Hell, all the way to Lucifers throne. For Captain Richard Eastman, the only way home is death or victory; the only way to redemption is to help his angel and retrieve her missing wings.
Linda Bennett's dreams of happiness have always eluded her. Five years ago, she moved to Florida from New York to escape heartache. The Dead, an evil group of vampires, had ruined any hope of peace for her and her friends. Surrounded by vampires and human vampires, Linda finds solace in her bookstore, learning to live among vamps and hybrids. Then one morning, Oasis goes dark, and an explosion rocks her shop and any future dreams for a happy ending. Linda and her friends race to where lightning converges on a sinkhole in an isolated spot behind the town. As vampires and hybrids try to save the vampire hunter and vamp trapped beneath Oasis, a witch's spell throws the residents back in time. When evidence emerges of The Dead's return to Oasis, Linda and her best friend, Shana, join vamps and hybrids on their search for The Dead. At an exclusive club in Disney World, they pose as the trophy wives of the hybrids, Todd and Sheriff Sam. Death and mayhem follow their every step. A romp through the tunnels beneath Oasis leads to a showdown in the swamps of Florida. Can Oasis survive the battle between good and evil? Will Linda find her happy ending?
Sometimes doing the right thing… means risking everything.
Excited to receive his very first assignment, Alpha Squad recruit Adam King is ready to jump head-first into the action. With the small town of Sevenoaks experiencing violent attacks on the local population, it’s up to Alpha Squad to find the cause. But when suspicions fall on the local shifter refugee camp, and especially Felicity Weir who volunteers there, Adam is forced to reevaluate his priorities. With his inner bear insisting she is his mate and the squad’s reputation hinging on a successful first mission, Adam is torn. How can he do his job when he’s unable to endanger the woman who appears to be their prime suspect?
Determined to help the displaced individuals streaming in from Europe build a new life for themselves, bear shifter Felicity Weir is forced to take matters into her own hands. Having looked after the shifter refugees camping near Sevenoaks, Felicity cannot accept that one of her kind would be capable of such violence. With the attacks and the mood in Sevenoaks growing more and more hostile, Felicity has no choice but to investigate the deaths herself… before tension toward these newcomers, and by proxy, towards her, ruins the only chance these people have at a fresh start.
With the local police hot on their heels, Felicity and Adam join forces. But will they be able to prove her innocence before public opinion is irreparably poisoned against the shifters? Or ...
Torn apart by their haunted pasts, Grace Powell and her fiance David Ransom are struggling to reclaim their passionate bond and build a normal life --- one without danger and paranormal powers. But David can't renounce his obsession with hunting down Karl Tesler, who abducts and tortures psychics. David endured Tesler's tactics himself, but despite what Grace believes, he's not out for revenge.
Tesler covets her unprecedented abilities and her mysterious connection to a source of limitless psychic power. David will do anything — even abandon and lie to her — to protect Grace from Tesler. With a psychic stalker on her trail, Grace charges into a desperate mission to uncover the truth about David's obsession. But Tesler's agents are closing in on her, and a terrifying new enemy is rising…
As events drive Grace and David toward a battle of epic proportions, they must risk everything — their relationship, their lives, and even their souls — to defeat an enemy who wields unspeakable psychic power.
A ragged band of vampires are cutting a bloody path of destruction from Alaska to Washington State! As frost turns the leaves gold and paints the high mountain treetops silver, hundreds of hunters arrive in Swan Valley for their annual deer hunt. What they don’t know is an outcast band of vampires have arrived, as well. Raphael Goldhawk, king of the high vampire council, has decreed the taking of human life unlawful. Raul Stannard, an ancient enemy of the half-human king, is determined to overthrow the council, even if it means the exposure and eventual annihilation of the vampire race. Four people, a Ferry County forest ranger (Roger Atley), an Indian spirit-walker (Harley Truefeather), and a young married couple (Brian and Holly Jensen), are about to be caught up in an ancient power struggle, and in a love affair as old as time itself. This novel combines ancient history with modern times, in an epic showdown between good and evil, love and hate.
Venice, Italy - early 1800s
Vampire Marcello Sebastiani has enough on his plate with the city of Venice demanding his birth records to prove ownership of his centuries-old palazzo. The last thing he needs is a headstrong yet delicate Englishwoman bulldozing her way into his life and manipulating his every action. No matter how delectable she may be.
Jane Emery has fled an abusive situation in hopes of pursuing her musical studies, but when she arrives in Italy, she finds that her patron has passed, leaving her desperate and lost. Thankfully, she is able to coerce a handsome yet mysterious stranger into helping her. Only her machinations don’t take into consideration his tantalizing touches that make her forget her plans and dream of a future she shouldn't.
Once The King of Nightmares, Ashe lost everything when he was betrayed. Released from prison, he's got one goal: Stay Free. To make that happen he'll have to rescue the girl who stole his crown while saving the court he'd rather see burn. But he can't do it alone. He needs Callie. Abused, neglected, and finally shunned by The Court of Light, Callie is done with court politics. It's just too damned bad Ashe doesn't care. He's arrogant, manipulative, and dangerous. Everything she's been taught to fear. It would be so easy to hate him, but the sadness in his gaze calls to her heart, and his touch awakens her own darkness. She has never wanted anyone more. Callie is Ashe's darkest desire, but to earn his freedom and prevent the destruction of humanity, she must embrace the destiny that will keep them apart. But is the safety of the world worth losing the kind of love he's only dreamed of?