New Releases in #SciFi #Fantasy and Paranormal Romance for NOV 2

I have not read most of the new releases listed (although I always end up one-clicking a bunch as I prepare these posts LOL). 

‘AB’ denotes audiobook and the Amazon buy link.

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RESISTING MAXU: THE CLECLANIAN SERIES BOOK 6 by Victoria Aveline

Meg isn’t like the other alien abduction survivors. She doesn’t miss much of anything from her former life—least of all her deadbeat husband. Her Clecanian rescuers gave her a fresh start, and she plans to enjoy it. Being recognized as a mate is not on her agenda. Too bad a grumpy, possessive, and all-kinds-of-sexy alien has other plans for her…Maxu never expected to find his fated mate. But he recognized Meg at first sight. Sadly, she’s not as pleased with the match as he is. She’s guarded in a way he doesn’t entirely understand and pushes him away at every turn. Meg can run, but she soon realizes there’s nowhere to hide—not from a hunter like Maxu. But that doesn’t mean she’ll give in easily. If he wants a happily ever after with her, he’ll have to fight for it. Good thing he’s not above playing dirty.      Amazon KU

OCEAN’S ECHO by Everina Maxwell

Rich socialite, inveterate flirt, and walking disaster Tennalhin Halkana can read minds. Tennal, like all neuromodified “readers,” is a security threat on his own. But when controlled, readers are a rare asset. Not only can they read minds, but they can navigate chaotic space, the maelstroms surrounding the gateway to the wider universe. Conscripted into the military under dubious circumstances, Tennal is placed into the care of Lieutenant Surit Yeni, a duty-bound soldier, principled leader, and the son of a notorious traitor general. Whereas Tennal can read minds, Surit can influence them. Like all other neuromodified “architects,” he can impose his will onto others, and he’s under orders to control Tennal by merging their minds. Surit accepted a suspicious promotion-track request out of desperation, but he refuses to go through with his illegal orders to sync and control an unconsenting Tennal. So they lie: They fake a sync bond and plan Tennal’s escape. Their best chance arrives with a salvage-retrieval mission into chaotic space—to the very neuromodifcation lab that Surit’s traitor mother destroyed twenty years ago. And among the rubble is a treasure both terrible and unimaginably powerful, one that upends a decades-old power struggle, and begins a war. Tennal and Surit can no longer abandon their unit or their world. The only way to avoid life under full military control is to complete the very sync they’ve been faking. Can two unwilling weapons of war bring about peace?      Amazon      AB     Apple Books     Kobo

KIOZHI (KIRENAI FATED MATES BOOK 6) (INTERGALACTIC DATING AGENCY) by Tamsin Ley

There are no second chances – Kirenai mate for life, and after mine died, depression is a constant battle. Providing pleasure is the only thing that keeps me going, and I’ve become known as a galactic playboy. Then along comes Suzanne, a flirty human with hair the color of the sunset sky and a naughty sense of humor. Imagine my surprise when my mating shaft stirs to life…Knocked up at seventeen – I spent more than half my life sacrificing for my family only to be dumped for a younger woman. Now my kids are grown, and a luxury space cruise full of hot alien men sounds like the perfect fresh start. The very first night on board, I hook up with a blue-skinned alien who leaves me breathless. But no matter how charming and attentive Kiozhi is, I refuse to be strapped to a single man ever again…Then we end up on a shuttle excursion together, and of course it crash lands on a hostile planet where having a mate is my only salvation.     Amazon     Apple Books     Kobo

UNWRAPPING THE ALIEN: A CHRISTMAS SCIFI ROMANCE ANTHOLOGY by Various

If all you want for Christmas is an alien fated mate, you’ve come to the right anthology! Unwrapping the Alien is a stellar collection of Christmas sci-fi romance stories from all your favourite authors. Steamy and sweet, spicy and hot with all the alien action you’ll ever need. Hearts are made to sparkle again, aliens get naughty (or nice) with their mates, relationships from beyond the stars are perfectly wrapped and finished with a bow. So curl up, get cosy and get ready to unwrap your very own alien for Christmas!

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MATCHED TO REAPA (MONSTER MATCH BOOK 3) by C Y Croc

VS Note: Author states this is “sort of an MFM story”.

Monstrous romantic suspense, action and adventure, some dark moments…and a giggle or two. Getting abducted by a monstrous alien when you’re a kid does something to you. It changes you inside. It turns you from a victim into a survivor. It makes you stronger. I was that kid. Now I’m a woman, and I want a man. I’m not socially adept like normal women. I’ve led a very different life. Surviving in the wild for so long alone made me quite the handful. I thrive on danger—I’m also an adrenaline junkie. The dating site I’ve joined has males who seek the same thrills as me. These males are the toughest and roughest the universe has to offer and the only requirement I demand is, my match must be an Alpha…and a human or a humanoid alien. I couldn’t stomach dating a monster.
Today I woke up to a message—I have a match. The male is an alien. He looks humanoid enough, but he hides behind a mask. Now I’m doubting this will actually work. Will he be man enough for me?
What has he got to hide? Or is he hiding from me? How would he know my bite is most definitely worse than my bark?       Amazon KU

4 ALIEN EYES (CRASH LANDED ALIEN LOVE BOOK 2) by C Y Croc

Who would fly across a galaxy pursuing love with aliens? 5 human women, that’s who! Bee: One minute I’m saying my goodbye’s to the four other women who crossed the galaxy with me to meet the alien of my dreams in an intergalactic mating exchange program, the next minute my individual pod has broken away from the main ship and I’ve crash landed in the middle of a space nightmare version of the wild, wild west and the alien men there have decided I have been sent from the skies just for them. I joked I wanted a sawdust and grit man, but I think I’ve jinxed myself because these alien men are so much more than I could ever handle. Will I ever get back to civilisation and my promised alien mate? Or will another mysterious alien riding into town on a high-tech bike take it upon himself to save me? Balic: My brothers and I crash landed on a neighbouring planet and somehow ended up saving a human female who first saved us. Now we have all retrieved our bikes from the crashed ship and we’ve split up to find the human females’s four friends. It’s as if I’m being drawn to a certain place where I know only trouble resides. But if my intuition is telling me one of the human females is there, then nothing is going to stop me from riding into that town. With our species outnumbering females 10,000 to 1, I’ll fight any male to save and claim her as my own. The only question is, will she want to be saved by me—I’m not as humanoid looking as the males from this planet?       Amazon KU

DESIRE IN HIS BLOOD (BRIDES OF THE KYLORR BOOK ONE) by Zoey Draven

Gemma Hara is drowning under the weight of her father’s debts. Working herself to the bone, she knows that if she doesn’t pay them off in time, the sadistic creditors will take everything: their home, their respected name, and, worst of all, her two beautiful sisters. To save her family, Gemma agrees to do something reckless: marry a wealthy and mysterious stranger, who offers her a wicked bargain she can’t afford to refuse. However, his bargain comes with one terrifying catch. Because her husband-to-be is a Kylorr. One of the most fearsome alien races in the Four Quadrants, the Kylorr are beastly monsters, all muscle and menace, with powerful wings, depraved cravings, and berserker-like rages. The worst part? They survive on blood. Cold and cruel, Azur of House Kaalium, the High Lord of Laras, demands Gemma as his blood bride. To feed from her. To use her body in whatever way he wishes. For paying off her family’s debts, he expects her complete submission. What neither of them predicts is how his bite doesn’t bring pain—it fills Gemma with more exquisite pleasure than she’s ever known. And as she finds her footing on a strange new planet, the one thing Gemma thought she’d never surrender might be at risk after all. Her heart. Too bad her new husband can’t seem to decide if he wants to break it…or keep it forever.     Amazon KU

NOT ALL HIMBOS WEAR CAPES: A SUPERHERO/VILLAIN MM ROMANCE (VILLAINOUS THINGS BOOK ONE)  by C Rochelle

Xander – Big City is supposedly the place where dreams come true. As someone just trying to live my life, I can tell you, it’s more like a recurring nightmare where dreams get c*ckblocked at every turn. Especially if you’re a supervillain like me. The irony is that I have zero powers, despite coming from purebred villain stock, but try telling that to Big City’s beloved hero, Captain Masculine. This himbo is ruining my research, and if his firepower doesn’t kill me, the sight of him in Lycra surely will. Luckily—or unluckily, in my opinion—my bestie just signed me up for the Bangers dating app and found my perfect match. If this isn’t the start of my villain arc, I don’t know what is. Butch – It’s hard feeling like I have to wear a mask every day—that the only value I bring to the table is the sparkling image others have created for me. Such is the life of being Captain Masculine, Big City’s greatest superhero. This is the existence I was destined for, and I will gladly defend this city against every threat to its people. Except Doctor Antihero. I’ve seen countless villains come and go, but something about Antihero intrigues me more than the usual hero-villain encounters should. It’s because of him that I impulsively signed up for a dating app, hoping a meaningless fling with a local normie will help get my head back in the game. The truth is, what I really want is someone who sees me—the man behind the mask. But that’s a luxury no superhero can afford.      Amazon KU

ALIEN’S CLAIM (OUTLAW PLANET MATES) by Eden Ember

She longed for companionship, but not like this. The hulking alien grabbed her because he wanted her. Introducing Mariel’s story. Pick up where Delaina and Carx left off when their good friend Mariel disappeared from their little village on Reazus Prime.     Amazon KU

SATTAR: FORBIDDEN MATES OF THE ARDUN ROYAL GUARD by Ami Wright

All his pride, undone by the scent of her heat. Pride demands he take his position in the Royal Guard and uphold the family name. He should not even be thinking about the little human. But her scent calls to him. She is everything he craves: soft, generous, giving. He can never take her, Never bite her, Never claim her. But the more he learns about her, the more he’s convinced she’s his. And then she goes into heat. He’s lost his heart. But when it comes time to do his duty and choose between family and his luscious little human, can he make the right choice?      Amazon KU

A HOUSE OF DAR CELEBRATION (DARVERIUS, HOUSE OF DAR BOOK 5) by Jennifer Julie Miller

After the return of ANDI, the information now available about the human race is astounding. What happens when three AI’s, decide to bring a little piece of home to the humans they have all come to love? A Celebration of epic proportions. Be prepared to shed some tears, as new, and old memories tug at the heartstrings.     Amazon KU

VREXUS (VRISHA WARRIORS BOOK THREE) by Olivia Riley

Lee thinks she’s safe in the silver city, safe from the monsters. But she’s wrong. While on a mission for the alliance, Lee Reimer, a politician’s daughter, celebrates a newly made pact with an alien race, unaware a vicious beast stalks nearby, ready to steal her away. Vrexus, a new commander of the deadly vrisha known as the Blood Guard, is a lone wolf, ready to gain respect and rank among his own kind. His mission: take the alliance members from the city and bring them to the queen, alive. Seems easy enough for the outcast turned mercenary. Only, when he captures Lee, he’s not expecting to like what he sees. As much trouble as she makes for him, Vrexus can’t ignore her fiery spirit. Even as she fights him at every turn, he finds he craves the touch and taste of her. The more she runs, the more his hunger grows. The more she gives in, the more he’s determined to make her his, even if it means going against the queen’s orders and compromising his mission. Lee knows he could be her ruin, but even she can’t stop the fire growing between them. And as far as Vrexus is concerned, no one will take her from him. Not even a queen.      Amazon KU

CALDAR: WARLORD BRIDES (WARRIORS OF SANGRIN BOOK 12) by Nancey Cummings and Starr Huntress

Go on a star cruise, they said. See the galaxy. Get inspired. How’s this for inspiration? Sonia signed up for a two year-long galactic star cruise and now the ship is on literal fire. Her best chance of surviving this disaster is trusting the one alien she despises. Nothing about the older alien is real, including his silver hair and gray horns. So how can she believe him when he says his heart belongs to her? Call him a romantic. Some say he’s a traitor. Others say he is useful. Caldar is used to being distrusted, but when it comes from the female he intends to claim as his own, it hurts. He’ll win her heart yet, but first he has to make sure they survive long enough to enjoy their Happily Ever After. He’s just a romantic at the center of his duplicitous heart.

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I’M STUCK WITH MY ALIEN BOUNTY HUNTER (MATED TO THE XIRASHI) by Latrexa Nova

She doesn’t know we’re fated for each other. Kravan – She was supposed to stay at the station. Should have known a woman like her wouldn’t listen. With such close proximity, I must keep her at a distance or else lose myself in desire. She needs training on how to protect herself, but each time we touch I want to push her to the floor and slide between her legs. And now she wants to join me on my hunt for the pirate captain that captured her, but I can’t let her endanger herself. Even if it means torturing myself to protect her. Lucy – I snuck aboard the alien bounty hunter’s ship before he could leave me behind. No way I’ll let him have all the fun. But there’s only one sleep pod on this stupid ship, and the thought of touching him electrifies me. I promised myself I’d see the stars, but I never expected that to include the ones tattooed all over his body. When I catch sight of his rocket preparing to blast off, I realize I’m prepared to launch myself at him.     Amazon KU

RESCUE (CITY OF KAUS BOOK THREE) by Dani Hoots

VS Note: Not listed as a romance but an LGBTQ+ scifi release of note.

Cor, Ellie, Zach, and Gabe thought they were in the clear, but their bad luck said otherwise. As soon as they stepped foot on land, the four were arrested for a new crime they didn’t commit, and there was only one person who would have the resources to turn another town against them. As they wait for Byron to retrieve them from the town’s prison, the group comes up with a plan to escape. But what happens when one of them doesn’t make it out? Do they risk their lives to go back for that person, or do they save their own skin?

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MICK’S CLAIMING (RED PLANET JUNGLE BOOK 4) by Miranda Martin

When he says he claims me, he means forever, and that makes my brain stop dead in its tracks. 
Thargar is part of a group of alien dragon-men who have kept us safe, provided for us, and without them we’d all surely be dead or captured by the Order to be used as breeders. We’re all super grateful, but neither horniness nor survival needs are a great reason to say yes to being claimed forever.      Amazon KU

CLAIMING KARA (FATED MATE BOOK 4) by Stephanie West

VS note: A re-release with an epilogue and  “a few new scenes” per the author.

Sunbathing – check. Exotic cocktails – check. Truly epic sight-seeing with all the bizarre people aboard – double check. Kara is beginning to think this freaky alien cruise is almost like a regular cruise. Then all hell breaks loose and she’s completely screwed. The only person willing to help her is the one man she’s been avoiding. Although Lyr’s rugged appeal makes her want to howl at the moons of Jupiter, he’s an alien…an alien werewolf, and their first brief encounter still has her fuming.
Maybe it would be better to go down with the ship.      Amazon KU

REBELLION (BRIDES FOR THE HOUSES OF FATE BOOK 4) by Miranda Bridges

Secrets are powerful. And my feelings for this female might be the greatest one of all.   AmazonKU

ESCORTING THE ALIEN (BEASTLY ALIEN BOSS) by Ava Ross

VS note: A re-release.

I’m trapped on a volcanic planet with a surly alien who thinks I’m his for the taking. What could go wrong with that? After losing my job as a space pilot, I’m short on cash. That’s when I’m hired to fly a visiting diplomat back to his home planet. His name’s Vexion, but I call him Vex, because he’s a grumpy brute, and every time he opens his mouth, he says something that makes flames lick across my bones. Unfortunately, whenever I’m near him, my knees melt. When our escape pod crashes us in the path of an erupting volcano, we have to find a way to survive together. Our snippy bickering soon sparks heat of a different kind, and it’s all I can do to resist him. I’m supposed to escort him, but it looks like I’m about to be escorted in an entirely different direction.     AmazonKU

MISFIT SURVIVOR: SURVIVORS OF TERALIS by L P Peace

Rowan knows Pheadon is hers with a certainty that takes her breath away, so why is he resisting?
Pheadon has lifetimes of mistakes and failures behind him, so he can’t understand why the lively, lovely, Rowan would want him. When Thanesh gives him one last chance to prove his worth to the Protectorate, by heading a team of misfits, Pheadon must find it in himself to be their leader. Can Rowan convince Pheadon their futures are entwined even as he pushes her away?    AmazonKU

TUMBLING THROUGH STARDUST (A LAND OF VELVET NIGHT) by R L Olvitt

VS Note: A re-release with “an expanded epilogue”.

Taketa of the Noal lives in a world that is half dream, half nightmare. He no longer knows which parts of him are still man or exactly how much of him has become the machine that traps him. Looking down on his former world from the solitude of his watch station, he guards the planet whose leaders chose to keep him alive long past his time. When he pries open the rescue pod that holds the human Lily Brevask, he realizes just how badly his makers failed in their task, because when he sees her face with its strange, hairless skin, and he breathes in her maddeningly appealing scent, he knows he is still man enough to hunger. Lily’s arrival on Taketa’s watch station has him questioning everything he once thought was immutable. Lily embraced the chance to take a trip of a lifetime, but it ends in disaster. Taketa’s is the first voice she hears after she awakens in her life pod, but he is a mystery from the start. He’s a man from an unknown alien race, a planet outside of Galactic Federation space, and although she’s undeniably drawn to him, she’s not sure just how far she can trust him. Taketa may have rescued her, but she’ll soon wonder whether he can offer her any real salvation. He refuses to contact her people or to take her among his own. Taketa has secrets, and if he doesn’t share them, he and Lily may face far worse than the destruction of a simple cruise ship—it may ignite a war between their worlds.      Amazon KU

THREE WEEKS IN UNDEAD SHOES (THE PANDORA STRAIN: ZOMBIE ROAD BOOK 2) by Dee J Holmes

Jane Finch is trapped in a bunker with a zombie. Grey saved her life, but she’s got no idea how to manage him in an enclosed space. Especially when he’s built like a superhero and very hungry…
The challenge of sharing close quarters with a zombie gets even more complicated when Jane tells her parents about her new arrangement—and they’ve got a surprise for her, too. Staying in the bunker isn’t an option, because the Americans are threatening to nuke the entire area. Grey is regaining pieces of his humanity, but a rescue team won’t trust him. Or make space for her Great Dane, Schroddie. And Jane won’t leave either of them behind. Rescue or not, Jane, Schroddie and Grey have to get out of the blast radius. A stolen car and an overprotective zombie get her and Schroddie all the way to the forward base—a base they find overrun with zombies. She grows closer with Grey and the lines of their relationship blur. She knows they’ll survive as long as they’re together—then Jane and Schroddie are kidnapped by power-hungry insurgents. Grey will follow. He will get Jane back. Even if it means unleashing the monster inside him.    

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JULIE AND WINIFRED’S MOST EXCELLENT ADVENTURE by Heather Massey

In 1838 England, spinster mathematician Winifred Blackburn helps her inventor brother build a time machine as an instrument of good for science, only to discover his diabolical plan for using it to manipulate history. To stop him, she steals the device. But when her heist goes wrong, she uses the time machine to avoid capture—and accidentally leaps to the year 2030. Meanwhile, in 2030 America, Julie “Queen of All Geeks” Sherman enjoys a lucrative job, an adorable cat, and a treasure trove of comic book collectibles, but finding the love of her life is the one achievement she hasn’t been able to unlock. What good is her golden nest egg if she can’t share it with anyone? One fateful day at a comic con, Julie encounters a disoriented Winifred and helps her recover. The situation takes a wild turn when Winifred proves she’s a genuine time traveler. This time-crossed couple wins the romance jackpot, but danger threatens their happily ever after when a mysterious intruder appears, bent on stealing the time machine at all costs. To help Winifred escape back to Victorian London, Julie has to act fast—even if it means losing the woman of her dreams.      Amazon     Apple Books     Kobo

TRAINED BY HER ALIEN MATE (MATED TO THE ARZAKAN BOOK 2) by Lola Blix and Kyra Keys

VS Note: Listed in Erotica.

Mik – When I first opened my eyes and saw her, I thought she was my savior. Now that I’ve recovered, I think she’s something else: trouble. When my lab was destroyed, I thought I was done for, but Diana appeared like a miracle to save me. Now, I’m more committed than ever to finding the answers I seek. But rather than helping me, Diana is peppering me with questions and sometimes kisses. I should be running experiments and tracking results, not devising ways to tear her clothes off. Will it be easier to keep my distance if I make her my apprentice? Diana – When I found Mik, he was on the brink of death. But now he’s getting stronger, and more magnetic, every day. I know he’s committed to his experiments, but I keep getting distracted by the fire I see in his eyes. What if he focused that intensity towards pleasure rather than work? Let’s be real. I wish he would throw me down on his lab table and make his own. I’ve agreed to be his apprentice, but I won’t rest until I’m his lover as well.   AmazonKU

FINDING HIS GODDESS: KINDRED TALES 46 by Evangeline Anderson

Is there anything worse than a grumpy man? What about a grumpy seven-foot-tall Monstrum warrior who seems to have no sense of humor at all? Lucy Heartwood doesn’t think so. She’s an optimist at heart with a bubbly personality and she’s not anxious to spend extended time with a stick-in-the-mud like T’zaren. Unfortunately, the huge Monstrum is going to be her protector on a mission to save the Monstrum Mother Ship. They must travel together to the stronghold of Lady Twi’linda—a Twainer who has the only supply of dimriel crystals, which the Mother Ship desperately needs. T’zaren doesn’t approve of Lucille—she’s not serious enough. But she makes the Sen Stripe along his spine flare like no other woman ever has, making her damn hard to resist. When he has to act like her manservant and “serve” her in every way on their mission, their strained relationship suddenly gets a lot more interesting. But when their hostess takes a turn towards evil and danger stalks them both, will he be able to save her? And will he ever succeed in…Finding his Goddess?

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CONTROLLED (EXCHANGED POWER BOOK 1) by Ivy Barrett

She didn’t know aliens existed until today. Now she belongs to two of them. When alien warriors landed on Earth and carried her off, they didn’t pick Flora Hays at random. They came for their mate…(more blurb on ebook seller page…)     Amazon KU

THE USE OF HEAVY WATER (VALENCE CHRONICLES BOOK 2) by D’Arcy Arden

Décor don’t usually go on vacation, but after their adventure in the Iota Cloud, Pet is looking forward to a week of relaxation on the planet Syzygy, an ideal vacation spot for aliens from all corners of the galaxy. The fancy resort they’ve chosen isn’t welcoming to ship-dwellers, but defying societal expectations has always been a favorite pastime for Desmodian, Brog, and Xavis. However, a divide is sparked in the trio when shadows from Brog’s past make an unexpected appearance. Distracted by their conflict, the three are left vulnerable to an enemy who knows their weaknesses. The trio can’t save Pet this time. It’s up to him to rescue the ones he loves and return them all to their true home among the stars. If he fails, their freedom and maybe even their lives will be forfeit.

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LOVE IN THE TIME OF ZOMBIES by Jessica Gadziala

No one fell in love in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. Except, maybe, these two…* This is a short (15k) short story with some insta-love, insta-lust, steam, and a hea.     AmazonKU

ALIEN ABDUCTED (LORVRI MATES BOOK ONE) by J E Cluney

“Females of Aflaria, known in your tongue as Earth, you have been liberated from your home world and will find new homes with the males of Lorvri. Attempting to escape will result in punishment. Attacking your guardians will also result in punishment. Multiple attempts will result in the forfeiting of your compatibility to the Lorvri and immediate termination.” It was these words that would strip me of my old life and throw me into a whole new one. Abducted from home and now galaxies away, I’m chosen to be a partner for some bizarre alien. An alien Bride in some way. Or at least, that’s what I thought. Then I find out that females are not paired to just one Lorvri, but several. What is happening with my life? And how am I meant to just come to terms with all of this? At least the Lorvri I’m assigned to seem to be nice. Guess that’s a bonus.      Amazon KU

THE SPACEMAN’S OMEGA by Tabatha Austin

Twenty years ago, boy-next-door actor Brandon Ward played a geeky superhero on a floundering television show – a show everyone, including himself, now wants to forget. Outed as a gay man, his acting career tanked, and the entire cast was blacklisted. Two decades later, Brandon’s relegated to minor comic con appearances and the lingering melancholy of missed opportunities and broken dreams. When a mysterious stranger offers to bankroll a revival of the show that ruined his career, Brandon’s life comes full-circle. Filled with questions and dreading dredging up painful memories, Brandon is at a crossroads: accept the billionaire’s lucrative offer or walk away from the opportunity to revive his career and potentially save the world in the process? Is the muscular billionaire a true fan or something more? Note: The Spaceman’s Omega is a complete standalone non-shifter mpreg (male pregnancy) story. This science fiction romance novel contains steamy descriptions of outdoor encounters with a muscled alien with a HEA, no cheating, and no cliffhangers. This is a reworking of an old story.      Amazon KU

SINFUL BARGAIN (THE KINGS AND QUEENS OF THE APOCALYPSE BOOK FOUR) by L J Anderson and Ashlyn Fables

When the apocalypse broke out, Gabriel was desperate to save his sister. But she was nowhere to be found. After searching relentlessly, he learns she’s being held in the seedy underbelly of Lowtown, a newly formed stronghold of humanity. Enraged by what she’s been forced to endure, he’ll do anything to get her back from the men who enslave her. Even if it means igniting a war. Unfortunately, she’s not the same girl he left. She’s different. Angry. Brazen. And all too eager to remind him they’re not blood related.      Amazon KU

CROSSING THE STREAMS (REVIN’S HEART BOOK 4) by Steven D Brewer

VS Note: From SEPT 27. Queer SciFi says this is “queer YA steampunk fantasy book out (bi, gay, trans FTM)”.

Revin and the Professor must go undercover to investigate a mysterious device that has the power to generate storms and may threaten their very existence. But securing the information and getting out alive may be trickier than they bargained for.

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MARKED MEAT (MATES OF A CONQUERED EARTH BOOK 1) by Zora Black

On this Earth, humans are three things. Prey. Servants. Or food. My Overseers will use me as all three. Ever since the Grengorans came to Earth, humans have been tagged like livestock. We are seen as little more than animals, for food or fodder. But I have another option in mind. I want to make the most out of my miserable life. And I can think of three scaly ways to do so. My family is only worried about staying alive. By letting my Overseers grow addicted to my body, I’m ensuring my family’s survival. But I don’t become their toy just to stay alive. No. I’m becoming their toy to get ahead. When their superiors notice the progress I’ve made, our relationship is tested in ways I never imagined Will they choose my body or their Empire? All I can say for sure is…My body has three compelling arguments to choose me. Author’s Note: This is a dark and twisty science fiction romance that may not be for everyone. HEA guaranteed.      Amazon KU

VIOLENT HORIZONS by Sam Clover

Silas has lived his entire life in a tiny, floating workshop in the ass end of the galaxy with his tinkerer lover. When a tall, dark, and dangerously handsome technophiliac murders his tinkerer in search of a code, Silas is thrown from the only home he’s ever known, out into a universe teeming with monsters. Stranded and terrified, he’s rescued by a massive Reptilian named Loc with a bad attitude and a well-earned wariness toward anything remotely human. The last thing Loc expects is for a human to worm its way through his defenses. Or for that damn human to lead him on a chase through the galaxy when the charming technophiliac discovers his precious code did not die with the tinkerer.     Amazon     Apple Books      Kobo

THE RAPALI HUNTER’S MADNESS by Millie Lowelle

A jungle planet of Naga Aliens, who are civilised, allies, and sexy as hell? What’s not to like?! Aczu is the second hatched of Chieftain Broak of the Rapali Tribe. His sister will rule with her mate, and that was fine by him. Aczu much preferred to be in the thick of the jungle hunting. He was the biggest, strongest, and most skilled hunter. Many females tried to choose him, but he did not accept any of them. There is a reason for that…and it is his greatest shame. He believed he would be alone forever, until he smelt her. Lucy Holman, a skilled botanist and happily settled into the Human Delta 4 compound, was minding her own business, when a pair of eyes in the jungle destroy any chance of a normal life ever again. This Ucfeni, this Rapali Hunter, wants her and will do anything to get her. A very sexy game of cat and mouse, human and Ucfeni, begins. There are challenges along the way and an inferno of passion unfolds as the story proceeds.       Amazon KU

HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN ALIEN BOYFRIEND by Aya Morningstar

I fell for a pile of alien goo. But the harder I fell for it, the more it evolved. It fed off my pleasure. It shaped itself to please me. But sometimes it wasn’t pleasure I wanted, So he changed himself until I was happy, Until he could give me the precious pain I craved. He delivered his pain like a song.
Each note matched the rhythm of my pleasure. He few and grew only on what made me feel good, So the pain he gave me always hurt just right. He’s still changing every night. Each morning I wake up to a new body beside me. But it’s always him, just polished that much closer to my idea of perfection. But to feed my need for pain, He’s reached out for something dark, And it’s growing inside him. That dark thing growing in him is hurting me better than ever. He’s playing the song to startling new heights of ecstasy. My body is his instrument. My screams are his voice. But no matter how good it hurts, I won’t let him stop.      Amazon KU

PRESS POUND FOR REFUND (VANDALAR CONCUBINES BOOK 5) by V K Ludwig

VS Note: A re-release.

I crash-landed with a strange alien on an even stranger planet. Our escape pod is busted, the food sucks, and the weather in this place is even worse. The kicker? The alien I crashed with says he knows two million ways to please a woman—but not how to make fire, hunt us food, or get us off this planet. Looks like I’m going to die out here. Preferably post-coital.      Amazon KU

THE GARGOYLE AVENGER’S CLAIM (GARGOYLES OF PROTHEKA BOOK 2) by Celeste King

Powerful brutes have always dominated my life. And now I let one own me. Gorion is unlike anyone I’ve met before. He’s thoughtful and strategic. And he makes me feel wanted. As a woman, my body has always been the only thing of mine to admire. But Gorion shows me I have more. I have a sharp wit to respect. And respect it he does. He admires me. reasures me. Protects me. And in the end, he uses me. Gorion claims he wants to help my magic-wielding companion and I. In truth, he wanted us to do his dirty work. When his plans turn against him and nearly get me killed, I learn the truth. But will Gorion choose his treasure over my life? Or do I have something more valuable for him to collect? It may not be worth much, but to him, it’s everything. It’s my love.      Amazon KU

FATE BOUND by Athena Storm

Our love will outlive time. Even millenia apart can’t diminish it. I thought I was destined to be a Skuyr’s next meal. But my fate was even more fearsome. I was destined to be his mate. The second he saw me, Lothar’s heart knew I was the missing part of his soul. I should have died in an accident, but encapsulated in Lothar’s love, I survived. The Tree of Life protects me, and will preserve me for billions of years. As long as Lother’s love holds true, he will live until I wake for us to be together. Is our love stronger than loneliness and heartbreak? Is it made of something more profound than even death? Or will our enemies sway him away from me? Away from us? I have to hope that he knows I will always love him. And that he will always love me. Even after the stars refuse to shine.   AmazonKU

VS: Just a reminder of my new release last week!

TALINN (BADARI GLADIATORS BOOK THREE)  by Veronica Scott

VS Note: A re-release with 15,000 new words including an epilogue!

Talinn was a genetically engineered senior soldier in his Badari Warrior pack until unscrupulous laboratory guards faked his death and sold him into slavery in the galaxy’s hinterlands. Purchased by a nomadic warlord and forced to fight in games for the amusement of the crowds, Talinn has endured through sheer strength of will. He sees no possibility of escape but a Badari never gives up until the goddess calls him to the afterlife. Bailey Kingsmere was a talented and ambitious entertainer on an interstellar cruise liner when her ship was destroyed in an accident. She escaped in a defective cryonic lifepod, which eventually drifted out of the Sectors entirely and crashed on a primitive planet. Superstitious locals decide to place her in the arena as a prize for a lucky gladiator. Talinn needs only one look to know Bailey is his fated mate. He’ll do whatever it takes to rescue her from the other fighters and claim her as his prize but how can he ensure her safety thereafter? Since he’s not human and has alien reptilian predator DNA which gives him extra capabilities, will Bailey accept him as a mate? And can they ever escape their desperate situation and find a way to freedom? TALINN is the third book in the Badari Gladiators Series and can be read as a standalone. A steamy romance with fated mates this story was initially published in the Claimed Among the Stars Anthology (no longer available), but has been expanded here with an additional 15,000 words.

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MOONLIGHT AND MAGIC: BETWIXT AND BETWEEN BOOK 4 by Darynda Jones

Forty-something Annette Osmund always knew she was psychic. She’s not, but that didn’t stop her from giving those non-existent abilities her all. What she is, however, is a very powerful witch who has just inherited magics she never dreamed possible. Starting over in a new town with her BFF has been an adventure. Her BFF’s status as a powerful type of witch called a charmling has kept Annette busy. But while Defiance, a seeker, is still learning to use her magics, Annette is taken over by powers of her own. Turns out, her being besties with Defiance was not an accident. They were drawn to each other even before their powers emerged. But how did this even happen? Fortunately, there’s one way to find out. She confronts her mother, because the only way she could be a charmling is to inherit the power, and her father, while a wonderful man, is hardly a magical being. But there is someone else who wants to know where she got her powers from as well: a delicious entity who’s following her every move. When a dangerous organization threatens everything she loves, she can either use her magics to vanquish the entity from her life, or she can learn to work with him, but working together could cost her the one thing she’s kept safe for years: her heart.      AmazonKU     AB

RESTING WITCH FACE (STAY A SPELL BOOK 5) by Juliette Cross

Twelve years ago, Jules Savoie ended her relationship with the vampire overlord of New Orleans, Ruben Dubois. For good reasons. A woman in power must often make sacrifices to protect others. She knows the truth of it down to her aching heart. When Ruben watches his best friend Devraj get married, a stinging realization hits him hard…he’s done waiting. They say time heals all wounds. In this case, it merely sharpened the pain and made one fact crystal clear. Jules Savoie is his soulmate, and nothing would keep her from him. Not anymore. Forced to work side by side to fight for the werewolf cause, they campaign together at covens from New Orleans to London. The reignited spark burns hotter than ever before. But when a power-hungry vampire sets his predatory sights on Jules, will their love be strong enough against black magic? Or will he lose her again? And this time, maybe…for good.      AmazonKU

THUNDER WITH A CHANCE OF LOVESTRUCK (GRIMM COVE BOOK 5) by Mandy M Roth

When Detective Drest Bright meets his newest charge, sparks literally fly. There is no denying the instant attraction he feels for Rachael Frankenstein. But she’s off-limits, and he knows as much. Her family has been a thorn in the side of the Nightshade Fae Hunters for over a hundred years, and they aren’t about to let him run off into the sunset with her without a fight. But if it’s a fight they want, it’s a fight they’ll get because this lovestruck Fae will do anything he can to be with his mate again.   AmazonKU

THE DARK EMBRACE: A COLLIDED REALMS ROMANCE by Daemonica Draco and S J Sanders

In a world generations after the collision between the human and otherworldly realms, Robyn was born with powers she never asked for, powers of necromancy that demanded training by the joint law of the western kingdoms and changed the course of her life forever. In a world where necromancers were viewed with distrust, she was getting by living on the fringe, doing whatever she could to help people when a soul demanded her assistance, the first to call upon her for resurrection. Though uncommonly loud, nothing in her training prepared her to be tied by power to a monster—a drow elf, Ashul, who resented being leashed to her. It was something that shouldn’t have been possible. Humans didn’t resurrect elves but now Robyn was attached to a surly, dangerous elf that she didn’t want and would soon enough be rid of. She just had to get him to the monastery before he got her killed so that the grandmaster could transfer his bindings to something more appropriate for the drow to pass the rest of his life. Yet, the more time she spent with him, the more she began to feel things… (more blurb on ebook seller’s page…)    Amazon KU

SHADOW MAGIC (MAGIC HAPPENS SERIES BOOK 1) by Yasmine Galenorn

I’m Marquette Sanders, and I used to be one of the top agents for the Crown Magika. But an unexpected accident sidelines me and my world turns upside down. Now, I’m living in the shadow town of Terameth Lake, Washington, where magic and mayhem rule, and spirits from the past are as powerful as the volcano that looms over the town. I’ve moved in with Granny Ledbetter, my goddess-mother and the oldest witch in town. I’m working at her shop, Shadow Magic, which serves the witchblood community. When a tarot client turns up dead, drained of all her blood, she’s just one in a string of killings. The police think a rogue vampire’s turned serial killer, but I know better—rogue vampires are my specialty and they don’t act like that. Dagda Bruin—the chief of police—enlists my help. Now we must find out who and what the actual killer is, before the body count skyrockets. This series is Paranormal Women’s Fiction. It’s NOT a cozy series. *grins* For those who love my quirky humor, scary-assed stories, and who don’t mind that some of my characters swear like a trucker.

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STONE CHAMPION (HEART OF STEEL) by Demelza Carlton

It was meant to be a joke – trying out a demon summoning spell from an ancient spell book. Callie didn’t expect it to summon one demon, let alone four. Now she can’t get rid of him. Grant Steel isn’t sure what’s worse – that Callie is a better Latin scholar than he is, or that he’s forced to protect her. But when a family wedding looms and Callie needs a date, she has no choice but to make a deal with Grant. If he pretends to be her fake fiancé for the week of the wedding, she’ll help him find a way to be free of the curse binding him. A lot can happen in a week.     Amazon     Kobo

GOLDEN HOOD (MIDNIGHT EMPIRE: NEW DAWN BOOK 1) by Annabel Chase

I’m just your friendly neighborhood Robin Hood. Ever since my coven was destroyed, I spend my days in The Wild stealing from the rich and giving to the poor, along with my merry band of werewolves and a grumpy wizard. The people protect my identity in exchange for my good deeds. If Lord Doran and his vampire rangers ever discover who I am and what I’m capable of, my body parts would end up as a crispy kebab. When humans start dropping dead from a horrible disease, they turn to me for help, but they’re not the only ones. Lord Doran wants me to report my findings and I’m unnerved by my response to our first up-close-and-personal meeting. I stamp out the indecent thoughts because anything short of repulsion is unacceptable. Besides, there’s another interested party and this one doesn’t have a target on my back. During my investigation, a new player emerges but I’m the one getting the blame. Somebody’s out for blood—and this time it isn’t a vampire. As the pressure increases, so does the body count—and if I don’t play my cards right, there won’t be any winners.     Amazon KU

FAITH AND THE DEAD END DEVILS by Kathryn Moon

No one ever said not to bite the hand that unlocks your cage. Faith Robins has been torn away from her brother, kept captive by an omega trafficking ring, and auctioned to the highest bidder. But when fate twists a new key in her lock, she finds herself in the care of an alpha named Bear, safe for the first time in ages. She’s lost in this new world, surrounded by strange men, but she has claws now. And she’s prepared to dig them in and hold onto safety, no matter the cost. The Dead End Devils aren’t a pack. They aren’t Boy Scouts. And if their prez, King, has his way, they’re getting rid of this broken and terrified woman at the first chance. Before she can tear their club apart.     AmazonKU

BRED: A CHARITY ANTHOLOGY by Various

A limited edition breeding anthology that you don’t have to wait nine months for! Here’s what to expect: a collection of both contemporary and fantasy/PNR stories featuring such things like forced breeding, age gap, forced proximity, omegaverse, monsters, darkness, and more!

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NIGHT OF THE WOLVES by Heather Graham

VS Note: A re-release.

Guided by visions as she hunts for her father’s murderer, Alexandra Gordon returns to Victory, Texas—and lands straight in the arms of fearsome lawman Cody Fox. A dedicated soldier in the war against evil, Cody wears his battle scars with honor, all the while hiding a shameful secret from the perceptive Alexandra. Their attraction to one another is instant and unstoppable, but soon it may cost Alex her life. For an ancient evil has been awakened and is stalking the townsfolk after dark…. To protect Alex, Cody must choose between a showdown with the devil—and the fiery beauty whose kisses soothe his tormented soul.    Amazon     Apple Books     Kobo

JINGLE ALL THE WITCH WAY (SILVER SISTERS BOOK 4) by Jennifer L Hart

The holidays have come to Eckhart, NC and the Silver sisters are ready to celebrate in true witchy style. Alys, Maeve, and a very pregnant Siobhan Silver are hosting a magical gift exchange as well as a Yule bonfire and sing-a-long at the cottage on Witch Way. But when a werewolf who has been missing for over a year shows up and begs them for help finding his missing mate, how can the soft-hearted sisters refuse?      Amazon KU

THE FAIRY FESTIVAL: A GRIFFIN SANCTUARY PREQUEL (GRIFFIN SANCTUARY SERIES BOOK 7) by Arizona Tape

APPLE FROM APHRODITE (QUEENS OF OLYMPUS BOOK TWO) by Arizona Tape
Who will win the Golden Apple from Aphrodite? Anastasia is more used to setting people up than going on dates in her role as the current Aphrodite, but when she’s asked to go on the Golden Apple dating show by her best friend, she doesn’t want to say no. Apple From Aphrodite is a fantasy twist on the classic Greek mythology of Aphrodite with an f/f romantic sub-plot.
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I AM THE FIRE by Various

A 1920s illusionist uses smoke and mirrors to deceive her clients into thinking they’re being seduced. A princess recovers from a procedure with the help of four hot fae. A lawyer witch plans a protest, falling in love with a werewolf along the way. Dive into this collection of over thirty-five romances featuring witches, dragons, aliens, and more, all with a story about controlling their own bodies and their own destiny…I AM THE FIRE is a limited charity anthology featuring over thirty sci-fi, paranormal, and fantasy romances. All royalties will be donated to the National Network of Abortion Funds.     AmazonKU

BETRAYAL AT BRIGHTON (LADIES OF ALMACKS BOOK 8) by Marissa Doyle

Young widow Annabel Chalfont, Countess of Fellbridge, has two small sons to raise, a mountain of her late husband’s debts to pay off, and a secret: she’s a shadow-shaper, able to manipulate shadow as anyone else might clay. She and six other high-born ladies with equally extraordinary abilities defend England against supernatural crime—but the world knows them only as the Lady Patronesses of Almack’s, Regency London’s most exclusive social venue. Annabel reluctantly goes to Brighton to investigate the suspicious behavior of her fellow Lady Patroness, Frances, and evade the advances of Lord Glenrick, now the Duke of Carrick. Once there, she finds herself even more reluctantly chaperoning a royal teenager through the high season in the most sophisticated town in England. But keeping a spoiled princess out of trouble is nothing compared to uncovering treason, as the Ladies will discover.

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A CHERRY ON TOP (MONSTROUS APPETITE BOOK 1) by Evangeline Priest

Dean is a creature of habit. Wake at 4AM. Brunch with his kid sister at 11AM. Complete various hit jobs and freelance wetwork for the local Naga and Ogre clans between 12-8P, after which he enjoys his standing order at Ma Chérie (while catching the occasional glimpse and bit of conversation with the lovely pastry chef, Cherry, aka the most beautiful woman in the world) before heading back to his nest. Except tonight, something is wrong. His dinner is slightly burnt. His dessert is more bitter than sweet. And worst of all, something has upset Cherry. He has a hint of what it could be when a few hyenas, enforcers for the local shifter motorcycle club, lope into the dining room and occupy the booth opposite his table. Dean loathes mixing business with pleasure, but for his favored human, he will make her enemies pay with interest.     Amazon     Kobo

TREE OF SECRETS: MM ROMANTIC FANTASY (FARBONNUR ELVES BOOK 5) by Edie Montreaux

A long journey. A sentient tree. A deceitful god. Faraki arrives in his new home with only his armor and evidence to clear his name. His only hope to create an alliance between the tree-dwelling elves and his goddess is to encourage a true bond with an elf who seems to hate him. All Velden wanted was a relaxing honeymoon in his homeland. Instead, he must bolster his people against the blood demon. Old enemies and new attempt to thwart his journey and test his days-old marriage bond.
It will take all of Farbonnur’s elves to construct a shield wall strong enough to withstand the blood demon, and they’re running out of time. True love may not be enough to save the realm when a god switches sides.      Amazon KU

TWISTED LIES (BLOOD BROTHERS BOOK ONE) by Roxy Collins

How do you keep the big bad wolves from the door, when you’ve already let them in? I thought my mom was the Luna of the biggest pack on the East Coast, but her deathbed confession shatters that illusion. She was traded to my dad to pay off a debt, and my whole life has been a lie. When I go to confront my father, I walk into traffic – literally – and wake up with holes in my memory. Along with three alpha stepbrothers I struggle to remember. Rory, Cam and Link give me a place – and a reason – to live. Now we’re reunited, we’re set on a mission to take down our corrupt father.  Only the longer we plan – and the deeper I get to know these ruthless men – the more I wonder if we’re related at all. Especially when my omega wolf claims one of my stepbrothers for her own…But as we near the end of our mission, my father’s assassin makes a reappearance. He helped me through my first traumatic heat, then avoided me for years. But the night our mission takes us to his doorstep, my omega side rears her needy head. I’m going into heat again, and the only ones who can tend me are the stepbrothers I don’t trust… or the ruthless assassin who cut me out of his life.   AmazonKU

TRICK (DARK SEASONS FOOLISH KINGDOMS BOOK 1) by Natalia Jaster

The Court Jester marks his targets with a ribbon. That’s how I find out I’m next. The moment that band of scarlet fabric appears on my pillow, I know it’s a promise—a bad omen delivered by someone wicked. He’s powerful. He’s sinful. They whisper about him in the castle’s shadowed halls. Everyone fears his devilish tongue, yet everyone desires his heated touch. With each seductive temptation, I fall under the jester’s spell. With every forbidden moment, he ignites a fire that I’ve never known before. But the jester is guarding a treasonous secret. And becoming his obsession is dangerous. As a good little princess, I should know. Because if I don’t risk my ruin, I’ll surely sacrifice my heart.       Amazon KU

CHARMED: FATED TRILOGY BOOK TWO by Julie Moran

Fiona Galloway has known since birth that she is one of the Fated Six chosen to break a centuries-old curse handed down by her ancestor. She is a powerful witch with a gift for healing, is skilled at potions, and can use her air element with a twitch of her fingers. She races toward danger when most run away. Her weakness, however, is trusting people, especially if that person is a too-sexy, charming, affable guy who was forced to participate in their destiny and clearly doesn’t want to. But geez, his allure is weakening her defenses, making her crave the impossible, and she should know better. Love has never been an option. Well, until now. Riley Meath’s family history is a thing of nightmares. One of his ancestors killed a Galloway during a witch trial, and the two households have been at odds since. Legend states when three-by-three from each family are born, the spell that has riddled both bloodlines with the inability to find and keep love can be broken—if they can join forces in performing fated tasks. Step one has already been completed by their younger siblings, but Riley and Fiona are next, and they’ve never gotten along. They’re in a race against the clock and fighting a brotherhood of hunters to fulfill their part or future generations are doomed. And oh, the brilliant, gorgeous little witch is making it harder than it has to be. So why is he willingly falling under her spell?    Amazon     Kobo

PRECIOUS BLUE (HELLHOUND COLLAR SERIES BOOK 2) by Lisa Oliver

Beau Lethe, one of the original Hellhounds created by Lord Hades, enjoyed his visit with packmate Java and his new mate well enough, but there was something tugging at his hound and soul sending him back to New York and within days of his return, he found out what it was – the sweetest little Arctic wolf shifter anyone could ever hope to meet, all wrapped up like a blanket burrito. The only issue was, Beau was sure his mate would reject him when he realized Beau wasn’t like the other hellhounds. Prince Blue Watson insisted on everyone calling him Blue. His first name stemmed from his mother’s dreams, not an actual title, and his real last name was unpronounceable. Sleeping rough for six years, mostly in his wolf form, Blue did his best to fend for himself on the city streets, swapping smiles for change from strangers. Until he smiled at the wrong person and ended up wrapped in a blanket and suspended from a ceiling. Even he had to admit things were looking a little dark, until he heard a sexy deep voice sitting at the table underneath him. Blue’s mom had a lot to answer for, giving him such a misleading name, and Beau’s got a few problems of his own between keeping his secrets from Lord Hades, and trying to keep his precious mate safe. Cops that aren’t cops. A disappointed god. Parents with weird ideas. And let’s not forget Jake, the grumpy bear. If Beau and Blue are to have an HEA, they are going to have to work with their friends to make it happen.      Amazon

ROCK, ROLL AND REAPER (MAGIC MELODY SERIES BOOK 2) by Constance Barker

The Mazurki family music store is busy as ever with repairing amps and selling vintage and brand new guitars. Alley’s old friend, Olive, has an amp she needs repaired but Alley notices her friend appears downright spooky with her blanched skin and sunken eyes. Olive blames a strange sound from outside her bedroom window at night zapping her strength. Alley offers to spend the night and awakens to someone lurking outside. From then on Alley is plagued by unfortunate circumstances. Cousin Madge warns her a Misery Mage may have their sights on Alley. And when another school chum is attacked and he only repeats Alley’s name, will she be the sole focus of the police? Penze and the Deputy Steve are getting very cozy. Can she pull some information from him without upsetting their relationship? And does Alley have a new admirer in the vintage guitar seller? Or could he be a Misery Mage in disguise? Aunt Zelda brings in a huge haul with a harp. She got it for free…does that indicate a bad omen?      Amazon KU

THE HUNTRESS BOOK ONE by C M Hano

It’s been a decade since the fated night Kacelah Roett’s entire life changed. The King of the Underworld saved her and in doing so, locked her into a life debt. She became The Huntress to survive with the promise to enact her revenge for her family, working job after job with her demonic fae partner. Her life is restricted by the rules set in place. Orders she can’t disobey without fear of punishment or death. Specifically taking on a lover. Kacelah’s relationship with the two princes is to remain professional, no matter how tempting. Little did she know the King wanted her for more than just reaping souls.      Amazon KU

A STRANGE HYMN (THE BARGAINER BOOK TWO) by Laura Thalassa

VS Note: A re-release

She survived the mad king…but the nightmare isn’t over. Siren Callypso Lillis still wears the physical reminders of her time as Karnon’s captive, even after reuniting with soulmate Desmond Flynn, the King of Night. Not only that, but mounting evidence suggests the Thief of Souls, the being responsible for the disappearance of countless fae warriors, is still out there. Invited to an annual Solstice celebration, Callie and Des journey to the Kingdom of Flora to continue their investigation. But under the bright lights and striking blooms of the realm, new complications arise, ones that no amount of bargaining can undo. Soldiers begin to go missing from the gathering, and some of the fae begin to suspect Des is the man behind it all. To Callie, one thing is certain: no one is who they appear to be. Not even her soulmate. Fairies play dangerous games. Some want love, some want vengeance, some want flesh, and some want horrors too unspeakable to name. Something is stirring in the Land of All that Grows, and if Callie isn’t careful, it will claim everything she loves—and her along with it.

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BEAR BAR OWNER’S OMEGA (MALE ORDER MATES BOOK 7) by Lorelai M Hart

Pilan – I knew that living in the city as an artist would mean getting on the struggle bus. No one just arrives in town, bumps into someone who could make their career, and then finds fame and fortune. Only, for a while, I thought that was exactly what happened. Julian was rich, huge in the art world, and he wanted to open doors for me. Not only that, but he wanted to take care of me, moving me into his penthouse. I was already in too deep when I saw him for what he was, a human who had a thing for young omegas, tossing them aside once they hit the ripe old age of twenty five—or less. I can’t be with someone like him another minute, but my options are limited. Perhaps the Male-Order Mates app will help me find a true mate—as far away from Julian and his ugliness as possible. Even if they aren’t my fated, it will be someone who truly wants a real relationship. Stefano – My brother means well. I know he does. He sees me as a talented chef who’s too shy for his own good. And maybe I am, but he’s gone too far with this one. Signing me up for a Male-Order mate without letting me know is unacceptable. I have no choice but to buy the omega a train ticket back. It isn’t fair not to. But then he bounds off the train, excitement and joy flowing from him, making the town a better place just by his presence, and I find myself sliding the ticket back into my pocket. Maybe my brother was right after all. Maybe I should give this sunshine-filled artist a chance. My bear sure seems to think so.       Amazon KU

MOONSHIFTED (EDIE SPENCE SERIES BOOK TWO) by Cassie Alexander

After surviving a brutal vampire attack, Nurse Edie Spence is ready to get back to work―attending to supernatural creatures in need of medical help. But her nursing skills are put to the test when she witnesses a hit-and-run on her lunch break. The injured pedestrian is not only a werewolf, he’s the pack leader. And now Edie’s stuck in the middle of an all-out were-war…With two rival packs fighting tooth and nail, Edie has no intention of crossing enemy lines. But when she meets her patient’s nephew―a tattooed werewolf named Lucas with a predatory gleam in his eye that’s hard to resist―Edie can’t help but choose sides. The question is: can she trust this dangerous new ally? And can she trust her own instincts when she’s near him? Either way, Edie can’t seem to pull away―even if getting involved makes her easy prey.    Amazon     Apple Books     Kobo

FATAL SECRETS (SHADOW CITY BOOK 4) by Jen L Gray

The truth shattered everything. After having our worlds ripped apart by everything we’d uncovered, my mate and I thought the surprises were behind us. Unfortunately, Fate has other plans. As a trained warrior, I’d always been confident that I would win, especially with my love by my side. But this war is something different, and I’m not quite sure Justice will be served. Battle is imminent, and the residents of Shadow City are greatly outnumbered. My mate, friends, and family stand together to protect our home as well as the rest world… even if the fight brings our death.      AmazonKU

EAT, DRINK AND BE WITCHY (A WITCH ON THE ROCKS COZY MYSTERY BOOK 3) by Lily Harper Hart

Life is going well for Hali Waverly. She owns her own tiki bar at one of St. Pete Beach’s premiere resorts and her life is settled for the first time in…well, a really long time. On top of that, a local private investigator she keeps crossing paths has decided it’s time to date, something that both thrills and terrifies her. All of that changes when a body turns up on one of the resort’s balconies and the owner of the resort is passed out inside with no recollection of what happened. Police think Franklin Craven could’ve killed her. The only problem is the marks on her body could also be attributed to an animal…and maybe one of a supernatural variety. Worried about his freedom, Franklin hires Gray to solve the case. That means Hali and Gray are going to be investigating together…again. St. Pete is full of paranormals, but Gray and Hali are looking for one specific one, a murderer who has a clear goal, even if it’s one they can’t quite ascertain. Sparks are about to fly, in more ways than one, and death is on the cocktail menu. Hali and Gray want a chance at a future. They have to get through the present to make it happen.      Amazon KU

NIGHT PRINCE by Felice Stevens

For centuries, Massimo D’Alba, banished prince of the Fold, has wandered through life frozen in darkness and pain. Betrayed by his younger, power-hungry brother, he’s existed for centuries but not lived. A rain-soaked night brings smart-mouthed New Yorker, Damion Avery, to his doorstep and suddenly he’s riding spin bikes, shopping for yoga pants, eating ice cream…and falling in love.
Damion Avery can’t figure out why Prince Tall, Dark, and Incredibly Sexy wants him as his personal assistant, but he’s not going to second-guess his good luck. Even though he has to work all night and sleep during the day, the job is too good to be true. But where does Massimo sneak off to in the dead of night? Is he a spy, an assassin, or something else? And what’s with those glowing purple eyes? Damion knows he shouldn’t fall for his boss. But Damion was never one to follow the rules. When duty calls him home, Massimo must return to save his kingdom, forcing a life-changing decision: leave Damion behind forever, or reveal his deepest, darkest secret to the man who has become his everything, who owns a part of Massimo he’d thought gone forever…his heart.

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SHADOW MAGIC: A LTD ED FOLKLORIC ROMANCE ANTHOLOGY (PRIDE ANTHOLOGIES) by Various

Ancient traditions, mystical rites, and passion that transcends time. From Vodun priestesses to immortal lovers, each page of this anthology is overflowing with folk magic. Fall in love with tales of yore in this limited edition collection of romances brought to you by hot new authors!

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, WITCHES (WICKED WITCHES OF THE MIDWEST BOOK 21) by Amanda M Lee

Bay Winchester isn’t in the mood for trouble. It seems to continually find her, however, and this time it’s coming in the form of a television production crew. Haunted Traditions has made a name for itself as the premiere reality television show catering to paranormal enthusiasts. Of course Hemlock Cove pops up on their radar. What they want most of all is an interview with Bay, the local newspaper owner and expert on all things Hemlock Cove, and a shot of magic happening in real time wouldn’t hurt either. The woman in question is not having it. When a body drops in an alley, it’s bad enough that the production crew is on site. What makes it worse is that the body is glowing … and there’s no hiding it. There’s no telling why it’s glowing either. It’s a mystery. Bay and her husband Landon are convinced the body has something to do with a new meth gang that has taken over a chain of lake cabins on the outskirts of town. They just have to prove it. Between dodging the television crew—who have taken up residence in The Overlook—and chasing a monster, the Winchesters have their hands full … and that’s not counting the family members who have decided they want to become television stars. Bay is used to fighting evil. What she’s not used to is having to dodge potential exposure in the process. The Winchesters are facing a battle. Now they just have to figure what side it’s coming from. It’s a fight to the finish … and if the television crew catches them, it’s all over. It’s lights, cameras, action in Hemlock Cove … and death may soon follow.     AmazonKU      AB

FRENCH QUARTER FAE (TWISTED SISTERS MIDLIFE MAELSTROM BOOK FOUR) by Brenda Trim

Mad Marie is back and she’s conjured a contingent of Dark Fae to challenge the Twisted Sisters in their biggest battle yet…Unwilling to yield to the sisters, The Voodoo Queen strikes again. With the help of the convergence of power, she’s shuttled an army of Dark Fae from Eidothea to New Orleans for her next nefarious scheme. Aided by the Fae, Marie Leveau intends to bring back a loa, but not before she manages to kidnap two of the sisters as well. Caught in the Queen’s ruthless clutches, Dani and Lia are cut off from their magic and helpless to escape. Stopping Marie and the Fae isn’t an option until they can rally their other sisters to come to their aid. An old-fashioned prison break leads the sisters on an adventure deep beneath Marie’s voodoo enchantments, but by the time the sisterly sextet is reunited, it could be too late to stop the loa’s return.      Amazon KU

LOVE THAT’S LIONHEARTED (SECRETS OF THE NORTHLAND SHIFTERS BOOK 5) by A S Green

Redemption is rarely where you expect it to be. After the attack on Melanie Fitzpatrick, the family summons its allies to Evergreen–among them, Daisy Kelly, a young lioness shifter with special gifts and a rocky history with Sam Fitzpatrick. Sam wants nothing (and everything) to do with Daisy. For the last eight years, his best friend’s little sister has represented all that he wants but can’t have. The traumatic events of his past won’t allow him to get anywhere near someone so seemingly perfect. But Daisy’s not the unblemished princess Sam thinks. And when his daring leap at love ensnares him in ways he hadn’t seen coming, he soon discovers there’s a mole working from inside the Fitzpatrick camp…and it just may be the young lioness he loves.      Amazon KU

DEAD SERIOUS CASE #2 MRS DELORES ABERNATHY (CRAWSHANK’S GUIDE TO THE RECENTLY DEPARTED) by Vawn Cassidy

It’s been over six months since a freak accident left pathologist Tristan Everett able to see ghosts, something he has yet to confess to his boyfriend. Instead, he now has a new calling, one he’s not entirely happy about… help the dead resolve their unfinished business so they can pass into the light, sounds simple right? Wrong…When the spirit of a sweet old lady suffering from Alzheimers follows him home he has no idea how to help her. When he finds out she’s been murdered by arsenic poisoning, a curiously outdated murder weapon, he once again finds himself tangled up in a murder investigation. For Inspector Danny Hayes of New Scotland Yard, life couldn’t be better. After moving to London and meeting Tristan he’s ready to move their relationship to the next level, but something weird is going on with Tristan, he’s acting very strangely and with a killer on the loose he’s not taking any chances. He’s determined to discover whatever it is Tristan’s hiding from him. Surrounded by a bunch of potentially murderous old ladies and aided by his sidekick, deceased drag queen and spirit guide in training, Dusty, Tristan must unravel the mystery of Mrs Delores Abernathy’s unfinished business and find the courage to share his deepest secret with the man he loves.   AmazonKU

FIRE (THE BEAST KING BRIDES BOOK 3) by Charlene Hartnady

To avoid spoilers, I will not be writing a blurb for this book. If you have read Ruin, you will know that this next story is about Thor. He needs to protect his throne from a usurper but doesn’t realize that this is the least of his worries. I strongly suggest that you read the first two books of the series before picking this one up. It’s going to be fast-paced, steamy and forbidden.     AmazonKU

VAMPIRE PROFESSOR (ROSE VALLEY VAMPIRES BOOK 1) by Sophie Stern

Did it hurt when Ashton Crowe fell from heaven? I have no idea. He’s sure as hell not in heaven now, though, considering that he’s making my life a living hell. The two of us have hated each other ever since he walked into my life six months ago, which is unfortunate since he’s my boss. He can’t fire me because my dad is a huge donor for the college where we both work, which means Ashton is going to do everything in his power to make me quit instead. Too bad I think he’s a vampire.      Amazon     Apple Books

SOUL MARKED: STONES AND CURSES SERIES BOOK TWO by Lissa Bolts

Oh, hey. Nora here. Just over here trying to process everything I’ve learned lately—the least of it being that magic is real, and I’m the last in a long line of practically extinct jinn. Me? Magic? What? You might be wondering why all of that isn’t taking center stage in my currently mind-blown state. Well… I’ve got bigger problems. Namely, I trusted the wrong person. We’ve all been there, right? But of course, when I do it, I wake up not knowing where I am or how I got there. To top it off, something isn’t quite right with me. I’m off. But maybe that’s just what happens when your heart is splintered into a million tiny pieces. Whatever the case, I’m done with all the half-truths and secrets. It’s time for me to figure out why everyone seems to know more about me than I do. Why the entire magical world is watching every move I make with bated breath. But most of all, I’m going to find out why he did this to me. And then I might just make him pay with the one thing that’s ripe for my taking…His soul.      Amazon KU

DRAGON AND THE HELLHOUND: VAMPIRES OF BLOOD AND BONES VOL 12 by B A Stretke

Dion is a dragon shifter on the run, with no last name and very little future that he can see. All he has is his friend Pete, an elf he met in the research facility prison that imprisoned and experimented on them. They escaped with their lives, and now they have a plan to bring the horrible place down for good. Dion’s only plan is vengeance and living to see the next sunrise. What he doesn’t count on is coming face to face with a powerful hellhound of Coven DuCane, who ends up being his forever. How can a man like Dion, who has never been anything to anyone, believe a promise like forever? Fate never gives up. Ronin Braeden wanted to see what life was like outside the confines of the Hellhound Pack. After his Bard Evrard made a pact with Master Louis of Coven DuCane, Ronin asked for leave to stay in Mt. Pleasant and see a bit of what the world had to offer. The Hellhound world is rigorous and sometimes stifling, with so many powerful creatures in one place. When he watches a dragon soar over the DuCane coven compound and blast fire in the garden, he knew he had found the adventure he so sought. What comes next confounds all of his expectations. A young dragon mate, battered and bruised, and in need of his Hellhound mate to show him another way. Can Ronin win the Dragon’s trust and keep him safe from all the dangers that surround them? Fate brings you the one you need the most.

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A NEWLY WEBS MIDLIFE (WITCHING AFTER FORTY BOOK 14) by Lia Davis and L A Boruff

Mr. and Mrs. Walker are off on their honeymoon! You’d think they’d get a break from solving supernatural mysteries while vacationing in the Scottish Highlands, but not Drew and Ava. They’re thrown into a mystery when one of the guests at their resort is found dead. Not helping the locals isn’t an option. How could they live with themselves if they ignored all the problems and let someone else die?      AmazonKU

HUNTED PROMISES (CIDER FALLS SHIFTERS BOOK 4) by R E Butler

Hyena-warlock hybrid Trace Powell met his truemate in a beautiful Hunter. The problem? She doesn’t want anything to do with him. He’d never been sure that he’d get a truemate being a hybrid. But now that he knows where she is and that she doesn’t want him? It’s hell on earth. Shifter Hunter Jewel Hastings thought the hardest thing she’d ever done was walk away from her truemate Trace for her job and her family. But after the Federal Shifter Alliance discovers she helped a hybrid female on the run, she’s lost everything, including her family. Now, she has to go back to Cider Falls with her tail between her legs and ask to join their pack. She’ll have to face Trace and explain why she chose to walk away from him, knowing full well that he was her other half. Can Trace and Jewel find common ground despite their rocky start? Or will the danger lurking in the shadows of Cider Falls be the end of everything?     Amazon     Apple Books     Kobo

TAKEN BY FATE (THE ALPHA TERRITORIES BOOK ONE) by Shannon Mayer

Plucked out of the Collector’s Pens, auctioned off to a vampire contingent, and sent across the ocean to the Alpha Territories was not exactly how I planned to spend my week. Actually, scratch that. I had planned the first bit. But I was supposed to be sold to the werewolves so I could save my friend from a fate worse than death. Instead, the bloodsuckers have me and so far? It’s not going great. I’ve been shoved into a corset and made to look like an extra on the cast of Bridgerton, all to take part in the Harvest Games—think The Bachelor set in the 1800s, but the men are all vampires, and then add a decidedly terrifying Squid Games element to the mix. No problem. My goal—besides keeping the number of holes in my body to the current norm—is more than surviving. It is escaping the inescapable, finding my way to the werewolf territory, and getting Jordan back. Cue the political strife. Armed with nothing more than a super sharp hairpin, my questionable charm, and an irrational amount of optimism plans to get both me and my bestie out alive are in full swing. Until the General of the Vampire Army and his molten eyes light me on fire and leave me wondering if escape is what I want after all. Maybe one extra set of holes wouldn’t be the worst thing ever.   AmazonKU     AB

THE DOG IN THE ALLEY (BEYOND THE VEIL BOOK 4) by KM Avery

Some days, an elf can’t get a break. I’m overworked, underpaid and underappreciated, and up to my lavender eyeballs in missing and murdered shifters. To make matters worse, I’ve acquired a dog. Sort of. He’s not actually a dog. I don’t know his name or anything about him other than the fact that he’s mostly hairless and is blind in one eye—and he’s a witness to one of the unsolved shifter murders that’s keeping me up at night. We found him at a crime scene, injured and scared, and I just can’t make myself lock him up for obstruction of justice, even though I probably should. He won’t shift back, so here I am with a dog that isn’t a dog following me everywhere and eating off my plate every time I turn around. The weirdest part is that I’m not sure I want to go back to living without him constantly underfoot.  A slow-burn M/M Paranormal Shifter Romance   Amazon KU

DEN OF PSYCHOS: MASQUERADE OF SIN – A MONSTER ROMANCE DUOLOGY (SERENADE OF MADNESS BOOK 1) by Avery Song

I woke up to the chilling sound of gunshots. A soured deal, a raid of vicious men, and a blow to my head that contributed to my psychosis. My name is Eloise Genevieve, but the rest of the world calls me crazy. Can I really blame them? After all, I speak to the monsters who have known me since that Devil’s Raid. Sweet, sinful men, who are just as royal, powerful, and merciless as I wish to be. I’m the only one who can see them, and that’s the problem. I want more than to just see. The older I get, the stronger these urges become. Their company isn’t enough for me anymore. I yearn to touch them, hold them, kiss them, and make love to them. They tease me every night, with a blindfold across my face to keep their monstrous appearances secret, but I know better. I know everything about them.  The Masquerade of Sin is finally here, and this will be their chance to claim what’s always been truly theirs. I may have enemies waiting to strike, but that’s the least of my concerns. For they have never played a game with a psychotic monster, and I have all the right cards to win. Welcome to the Devil’s Playground!       Amazon KU

SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES (MONSTER BETWEEN THE SHEETS) by Elle Christensen

I live in Screamer Woods, where the monster dwell. Even so, finding love isn’t easy when you’re green…and have a reputation for being obsessed with sparkly shoes. I’d given up on love until my knight literally rode in on a big, black horse. For once, someone saw me as more than the Wicked Witch…maybe it was because I could see right through his head at night.      Amazon KU

TAKEN BY THE DARK ELF KING: MONSTROUS MATES BOOK ONE by Charlotte Swan

Princess Elveena has never seen a dark elf in her life. As princess of the light of elves, their two kinds have been separated since before her birth. When a royal messenger arrives inviting them to a ball hosted by the king of the dark elves, Elvie knows she cannot pass up on this once in a lifetime opportunity. Even after the warnings from her father, Elvie knows this will be a night she’ll never forget. She expected to end the night with sore feet from the endless hours of dancing…not to be engaged to the king himself! Trapped in this new kingdom, Elvie knows she must make the most of her new situation. With each passing day she learns that King Arkain is not what she thought a dark elf would be like. Sure he is mean and beastly compared to the males she is used to but, Elvie quickly finds that to be the reason he excites her so much. As the threat of war looms, will this budding passion between Elvie and the king continue to blossom? Or will she lose herself and all that she loves in the process?      Amazon KU

DANTE’S END: A GAY MONSTER FANTASY (THE JAILER BOOK ONE) by Ariana Nash

Monsters are made, not born…Most called him the Jailor. Some called him a monster. If he had a name, nobody had survived meeting him long enough to tell it. They said he sat atop a mound of skulls and marked each death on his throne, like notches on a bedpost. Some tales told of how he had wings as dark as night, and of how he wore a crown of razor wire woven around four horns. Dante had heard all the stories before. The only tale he cared for was the one that said the jailor could bleed. If the jailor could bleed, then he could die, and Dante was going to be the one to finally kill him. This is the story of how all those tales were wrong. And so was Dante.     AmazonKU

NANNY FOR THE DRAGON DADDY (SHIFTER NEEDS A NANNY BOOK ONE) by Milly Taiden

Poppy Dunsfield needs a job. Since she likes kids, a nanny position seems ideal. She thinks she can handle the secluded location, but her employer’s mysterious disappearances and strange happenings are too much. She can’t stay, no matter how handsome he is or how his voice sends delicious shivers down her back. Cadmus Xarveom, dragon shifter, suspects his brother’s and sister-in-law’s deaths weren’t an accident. When his new nanny turns out to be his mate, she makes investigating difficult. He really wants to get to know her and romance his woman, but first he has to find a killer. Cadmus’s secrets catch up with him when he discovers the enemy has infiltrated his home and has sights set on getting revenge. With Poppy oblivious to the danger, the distractions and little fibs could cost him the lives of the two people he’s come to love the most.      Amazon KU

G’WITCHES 3: SUMMONING SECRETS (G’WITCHES MAGICAL MUYSTERY SERIES) by C D Gorri and P Mattern

As a new school year swings into gear, Olivia, Esme and Agatha resume classes adored and supported by their Uncle Rufus and best friends Audra and Melvin St. Paul. With Melvin’s ongoing absence as he continues his program with the Austere Brotherhood, his oath to remain celibate is wearing on Olivia, and when she finds herself openly courted by one of the more dashing Professors at Magnifico, she struggles with temptation. Upon Melvin St. Paul’s triumphant return, he is immediately enlisted by Headmaster Magnifico to help solve a mystery and protect the school-Someone from within Magnifico has loosed a powerful spell that is wreaking havoc on the residents of Magnifico, including the Administration. Two witnesses observed the dangerous casting, but refused to come forward because they both have something to lose by doing so…The perpetrator is out to right a perceived wrong that happened 33 years before, when powerful Magical Artifacts known as “The Secrets” disappeared from their hiding place in the vault under the Chapel Altar. Murder, revenge, mystery and the tender yearnings of Young Love-It’s another rollicking YEAR at the Magnifico Finishing School for the Magical Arts!

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WHAT IS NOT IN A NAME (WOLVES OF STONE RIDGE BOOK 60) by Charlie Richards

Out of the Cage: When a law officer moves to a small town for a new start, the last thing he expects is coming face to face with the mystical. If Goliath Dickman hadn’t had the most loving and supportive parents he could ever imagine—and he’s seen plenty of depravity during his years on the force—he would have thought his parents hated him. After all, how could they have named him what they did? Goliath would never tarnish the memory of his beloved mother by saying such a thing out loud, however. So when the opportunity arises, he transfers to a deputy position in a small town. After losing his temper on the first day—thank goodness they’d been understanding guys—Goliath asks the others to call him Ollie, and he settles in at his new place in his new town. He runs across Earl Raukus at a local restaurant and finds himself enamored with the pretty, brown-eyed blond. Unfortunately, Goliath spots Earl laughing and chatting with a black-haired guy across the room, and his hopes are dashed. Imagine Goliath’s confusion when Earl continues flirting with him. Uncertain, he switches to his default—he clams up, responding curtly. Confused by the hurt that fills Earl’s eyes, Goliath tracks him down… and discovers something the town can’t possibly want getting out. Could the world of shifters truly be real, and what would be his place within it?    Amazon

VS Note: The next 11 books are the latest Magic & Mayhem Universe releases from various authors. Then we continue with other books and authors…

CRONE ALONE: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE (GAME OF CRONES BOOK 2) by Donna McDonald

Can love divide the power of three? Even though she prefers to Crone alone, it isn’t like Listeria meant to keep her relationship with Jabari a secret. Well, okay… it was exactly like that, but he’d been Violet’s familiar until just recently. Can you explain “conflict of interest” in Witch terms? She can. Now the primary nutcase has killed her own son for the sake of her work and she’s out for more blood—Listeria’s blood. And Jabari is the bait they intend to use to get her to agree. Was her Alchemist family after her Witch power like Mather was? No, they wanted her secret to immortality. Only there was no secret. Regeneration was simply part of her Crone contract. But the worst thing of all is that Listeria is absolutely sure that the evil and disembodied Cotton Mather is the true power behind their crazy ideas.     Amazon     Apple Books     Kobo

WICKED ENDINGS: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE (WICKED SERIES Book 9) by Teresa Gabelman

Once upon a time Dani was a vivacious woman who fought through self-doubt but came out on top. Then she fell for the wrong man and just as her world is flipped upside down, she is betrayed by a friend in the worst way. Digging deep within herself, she walks away from both relationships. Only one will not let her go so easily. A cruel curse has been cast upon her giving Dani only one choice. Go to Assjacket to seek a powerful witch who can help break the curse, but what she finds in this magical town is more than she bargained for. Butch was in Assjacket to visit never expecting his life to change. Immediately upon seeing Dani that’s exactly what happened. As a Shifter his wolf was always looking for their Mate, and Dani was definitely the perfect fit. The only thing standing in their way was a curse that may never be lifted. Welcome back to the town of Assjacket for more wickedly hilarious mixtures of paranormal personalities.      Amazon     Apple Books     Kobo

HUNGRY FOR HER BEAR: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE (HUNGRY FUR LOVE BOOK 2) by C D Gorri

Will Donny be able to heal her inner turmoil in order to save her hometown… again? Castor’s Corner is a special town. A magical town. But it’s also a huge pain in my rear. Some folks think all I know is hair. Granted, I am a superb stylist with a keen eye. And honestly, I don’t care what anyone says. Beauty is important. Whether it is a new hair-do or a mani-pedi, changing how someone feels about themselves is a gift. With my special talents, I can improve someone’s day, heal their troubles, and bring them joy. What could be better than that? The things I can do with a pair of scissors is pure magic. But I am not just a witchy hairdresser. I am one of three witches who make up the trifecta protecting our town. Along with my two BFFs, we keep Castor’s Corner safe from outsiders. A few moons ago, we kinda let our guard down, and all Hell broke loose in our Jersey shore town. Now, we’ve got three new citizens- one is a seven foot tall hunk who makes my knees weak with his…(more blurb on ebook seller page…)

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FAIRY GODMOTHERED: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE by Saranna DeWylde

Fairy Godmothers Inc. goes to Assjacket! Hestia Hyde makes the deal of a lifetime with Rumpleforeskin to punish the guy who ditched her on Prom and in the process, he makes her a Fairy Gothmother. Only revenge doesn’t come as easily as she expects. Especially when she discovers his secret. Laurent Beaufoy never stopped loving Hestia. Even after he had to abandon her at Prom because he turned into a skunk. He’s willing to pay whatever price she wants for her forgiveness and to reclaim her heart. Only that price is steep and could end up separating them forever. With Rumple involved, a frustrated Fate calls on Petty and her sisters to intervene. A formal invitation to meddle. The Godmothers love nothing more than engineering a Happily Ever After, but Rumple has his own plans for Petty.   Amazon     Kobo

CRAZY WITCH: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE (THE WITCH DOCTORS BOOK THREE) by C S Edwards

What does Bart Babington’s love life, a legendary key, and the Goddess of Death, have in common? Well, Bart is about to find out. The not-so-famous witch doctor cosmetic surgeon is sick and tired of his two meddling sisters trying to mate him up at every annual Samhain celebration for the last ten years. So, Bart enlists his two best wingmen to help him find a fake date to take to Rabbit Hash for the party. In his grand plan to get his sisters off his back, what he didn’t count on is falling for a pigeon raising, southern witch on a moped. Nor did he expect to lose her during the couple’s championships for the Loving Cup. But he’s on a ghostly trip to sort out his past and make room for true love in his life. Will Bart find his witch, or will he never unlock his heart?     Amazon     Apple Books     Kobo

ARIADNE AND THE GOAT MOTHER: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE (MY DEAD SOULMATE SERIES BOOK 2) by Scarlet Le Clair

riadne, Rhodri and the gang are back at it again. With Ariadne’s soulmate and his mother trapped in between worlds, they embark on a new journey, visiting the Goat Mother in the paradise known as Tree Village. But the obstacles they face this time are otherworldly, and they want nothing more than to drag everyone to the other side with them. Help comes in an unlikely form, but will it be enough to save them? Can true love really overcome anything or is their love to remain doomed?      Amazon     Apple Books     Kobo

I’LL STAND BAYOU: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE (HOODOO AND BAYOU SERIES BOOK 4) by Kathy Love

Note to self: Never warm a Cup-a-Soup using magic when it’s just as easy to use a microwave. Violet Jourdain is in trouble. She made a bad choice when preparing her lunch, and now she is in hot water with Baba Yaga herself. Her punishment? Two weeks of no magic and a forced vacation to rest, relax, and get her head on straight. That doesn’t sound too bad, right? Except Violet is a workaholic Healing Witch, who has no idea how to take a break. Not that she can relax even if she tries. Why? Because she’s staying in an apparently haunted cottage in the middle of the Louisiana bayou. Add to that, her familiar, a proper British housecat, is suddenly acting like a rude, creepy lecher. She also has a supposed ghost leaving her menacing, but possibly, helpful messages. And her only neighbor is her sister’s brother-in-law, who happens to talk to himself—or maybe dead people—but is still the most attractive man she’s ever met. Yeah, things are definitely not relaxing. Oh well, peace and quiet isn’t all it’s cracked up to be anyway.

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FIVE FANGER WITCH PUNCH: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE (THE MISCREANTS BOOK 3) by R L Merrill

New vampires and life mates Wilma and Gus have had so much to learn that they haven’t had any alone time to strengthen their mating bond. There have been countless interruptions and obstacles, including Wilma’s foray into witchy MMA, so when warlock Roy Bermangoggleshitz shows up requesting help from Wilma to locate his missing children in Louisiana in the midst of a storm, she’s determined to use her newly freed magic for good. However, this presents yet another challenge to her relationship with Gus, who’s worried about whether or not he has what it takes to be her mate. A road trip, a weather emergency, and a supernatural showdown will either bring them closer than ever, or could bring about a premature end to their forever.     Amazon     Apple Books     Kobo

WHAT A WITCH SEEKS: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE by Monette Michaels

Her life was destroyed. At one time, witch Raisa Chekhov had a glowing future. The archaeology professor on a dig was falling in love—and then she was kidnapped. Tortured. And turned into a raven Shifter. But the worst blow was that her beloved never came for her. Finally escaping, she started a new life in Assjacket, West Virginia. And found acceptance. Friends. A new career. But Fate was simply biding her time. A warlock searches for his lost mate. When warlock Dr. Bran Maddocson’s mate went missing, the anthropologist was devastated. Their soul mate bond should have led him directly to her. It didn’t, and for five long years, he’s tried to find her. Fate, the whimsical beeotch, drops him a hint. There, on the internet, is a picture of his mate. Living in some U.S. town with the name of Assjacket. He anticipates a heart-warming reunion. Instead, Raisa flies from him. And…flies? She has wings? It seems he’ll have to win his mate all over again. If he can get her on the ground. After that, they’ll deal with who or whatever stole her. Baba Yaga welcomes y’all back to Assjacket with an adorable raven Shifter, an Indiana Jones hero, and the cutest kitten familiars ever found on four paws.

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HEXES AND HABANEROS: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE (KITCHEN WITCH ACADEMY BOOK 3) by  Dawn Montgomery

A hex trap gone wrong lands me in the hands of a man I wanted to avoid for the rest of my life. Now, I’m stuck at the Kitchen Witch Academy as the partner to one of the greatest hexxers in the world. The only problem? We have history. Bad history. Turns out I’m not the only one with a grudge. Someone is coming after him and they want more than his spell book. I’ll have to protect his cute butt, save the day, prevent a bunch of kids from destroying the world (or at least their classroom), and do it without getting Baba Yaga OR the Council involved. We’ll have to work together to uncover who’s after him and stop them before they destroy the only chance I have at getting my life back on track. And maybe my heart, too.

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WITCHES JUST WANNA HAVE PUNS: MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE (ROLL FOR MAGIC BOOK 1) by Virginia Nelson

Making new friends as an adult is hard—even harder when you’re a witch. As the newest resident of Assjacket, West Virginia, Juliana Piepowder wanders into a local card shop and signs up to join their newest tabletop roleplaying group—Octo-pocalypse Overlords?—in hopes of meeting new people.
Cavalier Hardy has lived in Assjacket his whole life, so he’s seen lots of strange and unusual things. Running the local card shop is his way of keeping his world sane and his adventures in game…or that was the plan before a witch cast a spell, launching their entire party into the game. While the group tries to find a solution, sparks fly between Cav and Juliana, so when he’s captured by the Octopus King, she’s willing to do just about anything to save him—Even compete in a pun-off.

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           ************End of Magic & Mayhem Universe, many other Books ahead!

THE WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING (ROYAL; FAE SERIES BOOK 1) by Rune Hunt

Power is everything. Or at least that’s what we’ve been led to believe. In my experience power has brought me nothing but pain. Pain and chains. Clasped onto my wrists by the human king of Angevin. Power never brought me closer to seeing the outside world, like I’ve always dreamed of doing. What it has brought is destruction. Chaos within its wake, snuffing supernatural beings into the ground, and keeping humans at the top of the list. When that power finally clouds the king’s eyes, as he tries to snuff out all mystics from the world… I make my run for it. Though it seems my past catches up to me all too quickly. My freedom is cut short when an orc clan mistake me for a murderer. What should have been an instant death sentence, might just be my absolution. They need me to heal what the humans have caused; except how can they trust me? When they think I’m the wolf in sheep’s clothing…they couldn’t be farther from the truth.       Amazon KU

UNBROKEN BONDS (THE BONDS THAT TIE BOOK 6) by J Bree

The gods live among us. I thought that the death of the man who tortured me, broke me, and then hunted me to the ends of the Earth would be the end of our fight; but it’s only the beginning. After thousands of years of being apart, our god bonds are reunited once again; and they’re not ready to go down without a fight. They’ve woken up hungry. All of the research in the world couldn’t have prepared us for what’s to come, enemies and wars fought over millennia. Now we’re being forced to act, but this time, we have the advantage. This time, we’re Bonded. Are we strong enough to survive the gods and their plans? Will we ever live in the peaceful world we’ve fought so hard for, or is history doomed to repeat itself?      Amazon KU

CRIMSON HALO by Daniel May and Augustus Roth

When Seth walks into Drew’s painting studio to kill him, Drew mistakes the vampire for someone finally answering his ad: ‘ISO male figure model, comfortable working nude, think Michelangelo.’ The misunderstanding is far too hilarious for the infinitely bored Seth to pass up. He agrees to pose for a series of portraits, but there’s a snag; as a vampire sovereign, Seth needs to make a compelling excuse to his subjects for why he’s spared the human’s life. Telling them he’s claimed the artist as his chosen mate seems to do the trick. When the excuse begins to feel more like the truth, Seth is unsettled by the development of feelings alien to his millennia on earth… and even more unsettled by the revelation that he is not the only dark hunter who has taken an interest in Drew. Crimson Halo is a standalone MM paranormal vampire romance with thriller elements.     AmazonKU

HEART OF THE WOLF: DARKFOREST PACK SERIES BOOK 2 by Sheyla Drymon

The battle continues in Heart of the Wolf, the second part of the DarkForest pack biology. Kelder O’Brien, the alpha of the DarkForest, must not only fight to maintain leadership in his pack but also find a way to save the life of the only woman he has ever loved and will ever love: his mate. Lis returned to his side, with many hidden secrets, two small children, and painful memories of the past. She will be key in that game against death, against her enemies. If he loses her…he will lose his heart, his soul. His enemies are closing in on him, ready to finish him off. His friends are ready to fight by his side. Will they survive the decisive battle of their lives? Can the wolf and the phoenix be happy? Bonus: a glimpse into the future of each character in this series and a bonus story.    Amazon KU

THE MERMAN’S MATE by Sheyla Drymon

Nathaniel swore to take revenge on the traitors who usurped the throne that belonged to him as the son of King Merman; to achieve the long-awaited revenge, he went to the human world looking for a treasure of his people. Mireilla was an inexperienced young woman who lived in the shadow of her sisters until she came to a small island to gather information about the famous pirate Blackbeard; instead, she discovered the true meaning of passion and…danger. Both will fight their fears to accept what they feel, while danger lurks in the shadows.     Amazon KU

A MATCH FOR HELL: MEL’S VAMPIRE COVEN (THE INFERNAL RENDING UNIVERSE BOOK 1) by Traci Lovelot

To survive my most dangerous mission yet, I must team up with my worst enemies. Vampires killed my mother. I’ve tirelessly hunted them down ever since. But when I’m given a mission I can’t refuse, I’m forced to work with an elite team full of vamps… and my old flame is the agent in charge. I never understood why Hudson mysteriously quit the Demon Hunter Academy before graduation, leaving me heartbroken. This is my chance to get closure. If I’m not allowed to kill these vamps, at least I can find out when he got turned. And why his equally hot vampire twin, Jackson, seems hellbent on getting me and his brother back together by playing matchmaker. Maybe even why their buddy Nico keeps giving me smoldering looks before guiltily glancing away… Hell, maybe he’s just thirsty.    AmazonKU

OMEGA’S CHOICE (WILD HEARTS SHIFTERS BOOK 1) by L C Davis and Joel Abernathy

An alpha who gave up everything to heed the call to battle, and the omega who refused to wait for him…When Emmett left, he shattered my heart. It took me years to put the broken pieces back together, and now he’s back, acting like he can just pick up where he left off. The pack might still recognize him as its rightful leader, but if he thinks it’s going to work with me, he’s dead wrong. I’m not fragile, lovesick boy he abandoned without a care. But as much as I try to push him away, there’s something about him that still gets under my skin. Something that simmers like heat and aches like love, but one night–one moment of weakness–results in a consequence that could bind us both forever. Now I’m the one who has to choose between the family I’ve always wanted and the life I’ve build without him? If Emmett wants me, he’s going to have to prove it. And this time, I’m not going to make it easy for him.      Amazon KU

HADLEY HOUSE by Olivia Lewin

Life had gone to hell in a handbasket when I received news that my Uncle Felix had passed away and left me an inheritance. Fired from my dream job in Asteria and days away from eviction, I took the inheritance (and relocation) as the blessing it was. Unfortunately, it was only a blessing until I saw the house I now had in my name. A falling apart hovel in the middle of a decommissioned graveyard. Bad enough, right? It got worse. The place is overrun by men deemed unsafe for society. An oversized orc. A pixie-demon with an attitude. A partially-feral wolfman. A defective basilisk. And a ghost. Have I mentioned I’m terrified of ghosts? I need to get the hell out of here, but it’s easier said than done when the house is keeping us all captive and the only way out is untangling a series of puzzles my uncle left for me. And the worst part of it all? I’m stuck in an infinite time loop that always ends in me dying and resetting the day to the beginning. I have no idea who’s killing me or why time is rewinding, but I have a bad feeling it’s an important part of the puzzle. I have an even badder feeling that the men have a lot to do with the happenings in Hadley House. The men who don’t remember who I am at the beginning of each cycle, the ones I know intimately, who don’t act like the monsters mage society makes them out to be. I doubt I can make it out with both my heart and my body intact, but I’ve got to try.      Amazon KU

PERIL: ELVEN ALLIANCE COLLECTED STORIES VOLUME ONE by Tara Grayce

A dangerous mission to a foreign kingdom isn’t the ideal honeymoon. Jalissa, princess of the elves, thought she knew what she was getting into when she married Edmund, the spy prince of Escarland. But a week after their wedding, they must embark on a dangerous mission to an enemy nation, putting their wits, their skills, and their new marriage to the test in ways they never imagined. Join Edmund and Jalissa for their adventures in this Elven Alliance story collection, featuring four short stories and a novella. Witness Edmund’s marriage proposal, their courtship, and their work investigating the Escarlish nobility. Finally, follow their adventures on their spy mission in Mongavaria, which takes place during Shield Band. This volume contains the below stories: The Proposal – previously published for free for newsletter subscribers – Naming the Kitten – previously published for free for newsletter subscribers – Family Vacation – all new short story – Investigating – all new short story – Peril in Mongavaria – an all new novella – Due to spoilers, this story collection is best read after Shield Band (Elven Alliance Book Six).      Amazon KU

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