Getting abducted by aliens is not the worst thing to ever happen to Millie Rogers. The lowest point in her life comes after the rescue when she’s forced to deal with him—Nadir, the alien man tasked with ensuring the abducted humans get home to New Terra. He’s made his contempt of humans blatantly obvious—so why does he keep dogging her? The caped, horned, furry alien is the most supercilious, fascinating, obnoxious, handsome, condescending, rugged jerk she’s ever met. She can’t wait to see the last of his muscular backside. As the Advisor Most Loyal to His Majesty the King of Araset, Nadir faces some difficult assignments, but none so challenging as shepherding the human female, Millie Rogers, back to New Terra. The smart-mouthed spitfire with the lush body seems to go out of her way to bedevil—and beguile—him. Despite her rudeness, he can’t seem to stay away from her. Luckily, she’ll soon be home where she belongs—and away from temptation. Just as it seems they’ll get their wish to never see each other again, Millie’s repatriation is put on hold. The king’s son goes missing, and Nadir leaves in search of him. What he doesn’t count on is Millie accidentally stowing away on the shuttle pod and the craft crashing in a war zone. Forced to trust one another, they set aside their differences to battle insurgents and unexpected threats in a dash for safety. But as desire flares, will their forbidden bond prove to be the biggest danger of all?
He never expected to lead a rebellion. Metatron has been by God’s side for eons. A leader in battle. A loyal and unflinching servant until he finally sees the cruelty in some of his commander’s orders. When he discovers a lost colony planet, his only thought is to help save its inhabitants from the threat Hell poses. Only, demons aren’t the only thing he must guard against. His heart becomes involved when a vexing Templar Knight questions everything he’s ever stood for. Francesca isn’t about to let God—or anyone for that matter—dictate how she should live, or who should die. She’s ready to fight in the coming battle, not just against Hell but Heaven too, and the angels must choose a side. Metatron can only hope humanity is right when it claims love conquers all.
Tired of sitting back while their borders are being attacked regardless of peace treaties signed, Amalt Paya decides to take it upon herself to investigate anyway, in spite of the punishment she knows she’ll face for defying direct orders not to. Her people are dying. What she and her fellow Ree warriors soon discover is worse than she thought. Entire towns are being razed to the ground. But how? And by who? Their enemy is not who they once thought. Ivan Mandrake, a lieutenant colonel in the United Planetary Forces, is tracking a race called the Ya that is destroying planets. Following the Ya to a planet the UPF isn’t allowed to touch, he and his group come across a legion of winged warrior females. ..(more blurb on ebook seller’s page)
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HE’S HER MR. RIGHT, BUT SOMEONE ELSE CREATED HIM – Can’t find Mr. Right? Why not create him? MedAct is the company that can make all your dreams come true! Just give them a call and let them create the perfect man for you. But remember, you can never give him up. It will kill him, literally. The Fighter Heaven can’t feel emotions. He turned them off to save himself when his bound one died. Now, he’s stuck in a world of logic, a world where everything is either black or white. His trust in Nightmare, the leader of the Fighters, is set in stone because he fights for the truth. That’s why Heaven sacrifices himself at the warehouse when cyborg soldiers attack them, so that the others can get away with the wounded Nightmare. He’s brought to XenthAid, a place where all malfunctioning cyborgs are brought, and is put in the hands of Doctor Emma Moore. He quickly learns Emma dreams of creating her own cyborg, and she’s been drawing him for many years. Heaven finds the information irrelevant, until he sees her drawings, and realizes he’s the spitting image of that cyborg. AmazonKU
VS Note: I have been so impatient for this book! I love Murderbot! Not a romance but a scifi release of note.
Am I making it worse? I think I’m making it worse. Following the events in Network Effect, the Barish-Estranza corporation has sent rescue ships to a newly-colonized planet in peril, as well as additional SecUnits. But if there’s an ethical corporation out there, Murderbot has yet to find it, and if Barish-Estranza can’t have the planet, they’re sure as hell not leaving without something. If that something just happens to be an entire colony of humans, well, a free workforce is a decent runner-up prize. But there’s something wrong with Murderbot; it isn’t running within normal operational parameters. ART’s crew and the humans from Preservation are doing everything they can to protect the colonists, but with Barish-Estranza’s SecUnit-heavy persuasion teams, they’re going to have to hope Murderbot figures out what’s wrong with itself, and fast! Yeah, this plan is… not going to work.
Talos is unhappy working aboard the Comet Stalker with a mixed crew of Leonids, Felids, and humans. Leonids and other Felids live in prides and packs, but Tigerites are solitary creatures who long to find just one soul to share their lives with. The problem? The female he’s fallen in love with is terrified of him—and she’s a human. Wendy survived a horrible ordeal back on Sapien-Three. Nightmares still haunt her, even though her adopted family aboard the Comet Stalker promises she’s safe. When Wendy’s troubled past invades her mind, she can’t believe aloof, taciturn Talos, the Tigerite who can barely stand to be in the same room with her, is the one who offers her a way out. Can a journey to the remote jungles of Tigerite-Seven heal Wendy’s broken mind—and Talos’ broken heart? AmazonKU
VS Note: The blurb for book one states aliens have invaded Earth so…
The Infernal Legion demands an offering, and I’ve been chosen as this year’s Yuletide feast…The great white north was forsaken by the Heavenly Host years ago, and here, horned, red devils rule supreme. We don’t know where they came from – hell or a distant galaxy – but we know one thing. Every year, their Holly King is given a Snow Queen…and she’s never seen again. So when I’m given to the Holly King, Ulfric, I’m terrified. But that’s because I don’t know what pleasures await. AmazonKU
VS Note: Listed in erotica.
Mari is a famous star in her intergalactic troupe. As headliner at the Comet Canyon Saloon, the last thing she expected to go wrong was being lassoed off stage by a chaps-wearing outlaw. Raider’s name has been tarnished by his good-for-nothing brother. The only way to clear it is by kidnapping the precious burlesque gem, Little Miss Mercury. After being stranded together during a desert storm, Mari and Raider discover that there’s more between them than a hostage situation gone wrong…One pleasure-inducing stinger, two souls roped together by fate, and an affinity for boots—they’re in for a Wild West ride. Will Raider and Mari claim their cosmic love? Or will they be whisked apart by the villain that wants to stop them? AmazonKU
Olivia never made it home ….Olivia was attending a house party at the bunker her friend Terry had just completed when the aliens arrived. When she decided they’d left again, she headed for the barn, but it was a different world from the one she’d left so many months earlier. And the aliens hadn’t actually left–with their entire army. They had left a standing army to make a final sweep for the umans they knew were in hiding and Olivia became one of the hunted. Until they captured her.
Abducted. Abused. Sold. Reece Halliday will find a way back home, even if it kills her. Abducted from Earth and auctioned off on the other side of the galaxy, a scarred starship XO buys her as a birthday present for his boss–as a pleasure slave. Ruthless starship officer Calin Aubron will do anything to climb the ranks of the Mendovan Alliance and regain the respect stolen from him. Life has taught him a harsh lesson: there is only duty, position, and honor. Neither Reece nor Calin expect to find a deep, abiding solace in each other’s company, a solace that leads Calin to dig deeper into Reece’s background and her claims of kidnapping. But the Rathian slave traders behind the kidnappings refuse to let one small, worthless human derail their lucrative income stream from reaped worlds. They will kill her first. AmazonKU
The captain of a ragtag mercenary ship is given an offer she can’t refuse by the ruthless head of an intergalactic noble family. The only catch? She’ll have to team up with his son–an upsettingly competent hardbody with his own agenda–to get her reward. She’s got a ramshackle spaceship, a misfit crew, and a big problem with its sexy newest member…Temperance Reed, banished from the wealthy and dangerous Fifteen Families, just wants to keep her crew together after their feckless captain ran off with the intern. But she’s drowning in debt and revolutionary new engine technology is about to make her beloved ship obsolete. Enter Arcadio Escajeda. Second child of the terrifying Escajeda Family, he’s the thorn in Temper’s side as they’re sent off on a scouting mission on the backwater desert planet of Herschel 2. They throw sparks every time they meet but Temper’s suspicions of his ulterior motives only serve to fuel the flames between them. Despite volcanic eruptions, secret cultists, and deadly galactic fighters, the greatest threat on this mission may be to Temper’s heart.
VS Note: Not a romance but a scifi release of note. I like this kind of tale so it’s on my TBR list.
Thirty-seven miners disappear without a trace within a Titanium mine, Hellweg’s Keep, deep within Zeta One, a moon orbiting the planet, Terra. When FBI agent Kendra Omen arrives via the spaceship Marietta, strange phenomenon begins to manifest…suicides, shadows a shade darker than the shadows they move within, disembodied whispers, and Kendra would swear she catches a glimpse of her own deceased daughter walking the dimly lit halls of Hellweg enterprises. But that’s impossible. Isn’t it? As evidence of occult practices at the mine emerges, Kendra realizes the answers they seek, and hopefully the thirty-seven miners, will only be found underground in the claustrophobic labyrinth of shafts and natural caverns within Hellweg’s Keep.
Finding an alien cyborg in the town park wasn’t something Tobias Prince figured on. He was only taking a breather from family drama when he discovered the spaceship hiding. He hadn’t counted on the giant robot following him home either. But when Malik Io took off his powersuit and revealed the person inside, Tobias was smitten. Malik Io crash landed on a planet distant from his own. His only hope at survival is reliant on the kindness of strangers. When he meets a young man tired and exhausted, he is struck by Tobias’s reluctant kindness. He knows that anything more than friendship is dangerous, considering that remaining on Earth is dangerous to his health, but Malik can’t help falling for Tobias. Amazon
Alone and pregnant in a space colony far from home, Linnaea didn’t think her life could get worse…until she gets stuck in hospital. After Tariq lost his family in the attacks on Tito, he buried himself in his medical studies. Now as Dr Dark, he has a new mission: saving lives. Even if he’s resigned to spending the rest of his life alone. Until a chance encounter throws Tariq and Linnaea together. Dare they hope for a brighter future?
Time has met its match in Beryl Blue – Six months after feisty librarian-turned-time-cop Beryl Blue’s last adventure with the gruff and sexy Tom ‘Sully’ Sullivan, she’s back in 2133, chasing time-traveling thieves and other temporal miscreants for the time tourism company, Time Scope, Inc. She misses Sully terribly, but fate has cast a deadly shadow over his future, and until she can find a way to fix that fate, she knows they can never be together. Beryl’s also on a desperate hunt for the man who murdered her parents. A new lead sends her on a journey across the centuries, to the Old West, Prohibition Chicago, and the swinging sixties, before she lands back in Sully’s arms—with no way to return to her own time. The longer they’re together, the more they tempt fate. Sully’s willing to put his life on the line to protect Beryl, but she refuses to accept that risk. It’s a race against the clock as Beryl launches a bold plan to catch a killer, defy destiny, and to save the man she loves.
After escaping the government lab where they had spent most of their life with Chase’s brother and three powerful young girls, Daniela and Chase are on the run while the world burns down around them. They’re safer than they’ve ever been but that could change at any moment when Daniela decides to save a strange man from being killed by a group of aliens. Prince Garrath was his father’s youngest child, his only unblooded son still in line for the throne. When things go horribly wrong on his first mission planetside he’s left stranded with a group of people who have no idea what he is. His father’s agents will find him eventually but before he even has a chance to breathe he’s plunged head first into a fire fight with a shady government agency. Now all the three of them have to do is avoid getting attached. AmazonKU
Earth has been nothing but bad luck for Mia Ambrose. So when the opportunity arises for her to be a nanny on a different planet, she jumps on it. But she should’ve researched her new employer a bit more. When he turns out to be a strict, super hot and stuffy military commander, she wonders if her bad luck followed her. Tharon is the highest-ranking commander in the Tor’vian military. And he has no idea how to take care of his children, a set of eight-year-old twins. Help comes in the form of hiring a nanny from the planet Earth. Mia isn’t exactly what he expected in a nanny. She’s beautiful, strong and loves his children, but is he strong enough to resist the attraction to the little earthling? However, not all is perfect on Tor’via. Tharon and Tor’via have enemies. Enemies who will stop at nothing to destroy the planet and its highest-ranking military official. Tharon must discover who wants his innocent, loving nanny dead before he loses his second chance at finding love and gaining his family back. AmazonKU
VS note: What I gather from the blurb for book one is that these zombies can shift from human to zombie.
What will happen when the confident Jaden, the eldest Royalty brother, meets the insecure girl who’s spent her entire life hiding herself away? Tisha I’ve been a follower of Jaden’s since he appeared on TikTok, but nothing could’ve prepared me for the moment I saw him in real life for the first time. The boy is fine, but it’s not just his looks that have me feeling a way now. There’s something else, something deeper, something I can’t explain. I just need to get over this excruciating shyness so I can actually talk to him…Jaden – I was hooked the moment she walked into the cafeteria, wearing mom jeans and an oversized hoody, making every other girl I’d seen before her look basic. She was different, and she made me feel different; like something in her soul had gripped mine fiercely. But my family’s a mess and my abilities are weakening, so I need to be careful. If I can. AmazonKU
A desperate woman. An alien warrior whose craving knows no bounds. A passion that will change the fate of humanity. In a world where humans have been hunted to near extinction, Rose is captured and on her way to be sold on the lucrative black market. Seizing her only chance, she escapes and finds fate waiting for her in the form of another captive of terrifying strength: a legendary Eok warrior. Together, Rose and the Eok warrior Karian will fight for their survival – and ultimately for the fate of the entire human race.During that fight, a dangerous attraction is born. Karian, the unyielding Commander in Chief of the Eok armies, feels his control fading a little more every time he looks at the fragile but headstrong human. Soon, the call to make her his mate torments his body, turning his desires into an imperious craving. She seems to want him, too, but she has no idea of the consequences for her should he claim her. Will Rose accept him as her bloodmate and seal both their destinies, before everything is lost? AmazonKU
Jean – I’m stuck with Mr. Grumpy. Captain super-focused on… who knows what? Out of all the alien dragon warriors, why does he have to be the one to guide me on my mission to fix the life support? The only thing keeping us from roasting alive. Cekpet – I am the only one taking the threats we face seriously. My brothers may think we have escaped, but I understand the danger the Order still poses. So I focus on our defense until I am ordered to take the human female, Jean, on a mission. We must embark on a treacherous journey across the deadly desert, seeking a crucial piece of the humans’ crashed ship. As we traverse the unforgiving terrain, the line between my mission and the allure of a life with this female blurs. She causes too many distracting “what ifs”, and it puts the survival of both our races in jeopardy. AmazonKU
VS Note: A re-release.
What do you do when your monster wants to be Santa CLAWS? Orvos is probably the grumpiest Gryn on Ustokos. The grouchy healer spends his time growling at any warrior who enters his domain to be treated and his bedside manner leaves a lot to be desired. He’s also not prepared to let me help, at all, despite my medical qualifications and his haughty behaviour and dismissive attitude towards me mean we’re hardly the best of friends. And then I go and open my big mouth to say we should share the celebration of Christmas with the Gryn. There’s only one problem, we need a Gryn to be our Father Christmas. So it comes as a huge surprise when Orvos actually offers to play Santa for all the younger Gryn. Admittedly, the big grump thinks he’s going to be Santa Claws, but as no one else is offering and Christmas is quickly, it looks like I don’t have a choice, even if it means we’re going to have to work closely together. The more time I spend with Orvos, the more I can’t ignore my growing attraction to the big, burly but oh-so-gentle warrior turned healer. But as soon as we get close, he pulls away. Now, not only can I not lose Orvos, I have to save Christmas too, because a Christmas without Santa Claws is no Christmas at all. AmazonKU
The gorgeous alien stole my heart…and left me in a family way. When Zair sauntered into the casino where I worked his charming ways were impossible to resist. I thought I found happiness. Until the casino turned my life upside down. It was either flee at a moment’s notice or be sold to the seedy flesh clubs. My heart broke as I fled my fated mate. But I couldn’t risk it. Until I realized…I was carrying his children. Now I’m on the run, alone and pregnant with twins. I miss Zair more than ever. He once told me our bond transcended time and space. That he’d find me no matter where I ended. Well, the bad guys who bought my contract are looking for me too. I hope he finds me first. Because he won’t just find his mate. But his two kids, too. AmazonKU
Rose Bearen is fed up with being a living ghost. Sure, it’s kind of fun to be able to walk through walls, float up through ceilings and down through floors. But when no one can see you, or hear you, or feel you, floating through walls loses its appeal in a hurry. Yes, it’s good that the house of horrors called a laboratory on Rogan was successfully raided and all of the prisoners, including Rose, her sister, their daughters, and a thousand other women were freed. And yes, it’s good that they’re onboard the Pharaoh and headed for home. And yes, it’s better than good that Riley successfully soul-linked with her Rami and is now strong and healthy. And yes, it’s enormously good that the little blue thugs called Doftles are no more. What’s not so good is … (a LOT mor blurb on ebook seller’s page) AmazonKU
know this alien’s off-limits, but she’s worth breaking all the rules for. As a billionaire astronaut and a rogue, I’m not afraid to break the rules, especially when exploring new planets. But when I meet Gaia, an interplanetary creature with hidden powers, I find myself breaking the most important rule of all: my heart. Gaia’s everything I’m not: pure, innocent, and kind. But she’s also incredibly strong and resourceful. She challenges me in ways that no one else ever has. I’m drawn to her like a moth to a flame. But there’s one problem: she’s forbidden. My cousin has warned me not to break her heart, but I can’t resist her. I’m falling for her, and I’m afraid that if I tell her the real reason why I want to explore her planet, she’ll never forgive me. When we reach Gaia’s birth planet X, I’m met with a powerful goddess who’s not too happy to see me. Now, I realize I made a terrible mistake by bringing Gaia home and now the goddess has plans for us both. AmazonKU
This hot alien Santa’s in for a wild sleigh ride when I meet the captivating Noelle. My candy cane rises for this beauty with boundless passion. Despite the challenges, our forbidden desire proves too powerful to resist. Noelle’s creative spirit and sultry skills leave me eager for her toymaking talents. When we come together, our love feels naughty and nice. Noelle completes me in ways I never imagined possible, awakening needs I cannot ignore. Our passion blazes out of this world. With Noelle by my side, every day is full of sexy surprises. Our love delivers joy beyond measure. My Christmas wish for Noelle? To be jolly with her every night. This Mrs. Claus makes Santa’s spirit very merry indeed. AmazonKU
VS Note: A prequel short story. Steampunk.
Georgia Brunel, Lady Langford, boards the transcontinental airship Juno with her late husband’s aunt, Millicent Brunel. They are looking forward to nothing more dangerous than a painting holiday in the clockwork city of Venice, but trouble soon finds them in the person of Millie’s nemesis from her long-ago schooldays. Old grudges have not been forgotten. Old hurts have not healed. Will an old feud finally be resolved … in murder?
Charmed by the Alien Vampire Firemen (Alien Vampires 1) – When Ember’s apartment burns down, two alien firemen offer her their guesthouse. As love grows between them, the world closes in. In order to save them, she will have to give up everything she knows.Serenaded by the Alien Vampire Rock Star (Alien Vampires 2) – After Irene accidentally discovers rock star Ace Hendrix’s big secret, she wakes up in his bedroom without any memory of how she got there. Ace knows they’re meant to be together. He doesn’t care what the paparazzi says, he has to have her in his life no matter the cost…(More story details – 4 stories in all – on ebook seller’s page.)
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VS: As many of you are aware, my brother has been in the hospital for nearly two weeks now with a very dire prognosis. We just got some good news of a little progress – my brother is a fighter! (And thanks for all the good wishes, support and prayers!). This week I picked STAR CRUISE TIME LOOP from my backlist to highlight because there’s an alien turtle in the plot, which was a tribute to my brother and his lifelong love of turtles. He even does turtle rescues nowadays in his local area, including several baby snapping turtles. So he was delighted when I wrote this book and even got a T shirt with the ‘turtle’s’ image.
VS Note: I always wanted to write a Groundhog Day style story because I love them and here it is!
Raelyn Cantorini, senior stewardess on the interstellar cruise ship Nebula Zephyr thinks the alien artifact she bought on the last planet the ship visited was just a pretty glass orb…until her pet Eyn knocked the ornament off a table, shattering it and sending her into an infinitely repeating time loop. Stuck reliving the same day over and over, Raelyn has only hours to try to save the ship and everyone on board from dying in a terrible catastrophe. As she tries to solve the mystery of what happens to the ship right before midnight each time the day repeats, Raelyn meets Kev Gordonn, the former Special Forces soldier turned actor and finds herself falling in love with him. Each time the day repeats, she learns more about him while he has no memory of her. Can she persuade him they’ve met before? Will he trust her enough to help stop the Nebula Zephyr’s destruction? And if they do save the ship, will that reset time for Raelyn? This is a lightly edited rerelease of my novella from the Pets in Space 6 anthology. No new material has been added.
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A cursed goblin sorcerer. The human female he’s waited an eternity for. A secret that could tear them apart. A quaint cottage in a Scottish forest seemed the perfect place for Kinsley to start anew. But when a tragic accident leaves her isolated and dying, her new life is over before ever beginning. Until a dark, mysterious being emerges from the night gloom and offers to save her—for a price. With no other choice but death, she accepts. She awakens to find herself bound to an ancient, powerful goblin who is equally terrifying and intriguing. He’s terse, demanding, brooding. Despite that, Kinsley is drawn to him, captivated by his sinful crimson eyes, craving his every wicked touch. But what will happen when he discovers the truth? What will happen when he learns that Kinsley cannot fulfill their pact? What will happen if she lets this goblin claim her heart along with her freedom? AmazonKU
Arwen Forester may be a socially awkward introvert, but she’s an expert tracker, archer, and forager who has a pickling recipe for every vegetable in the garden. Unfortunately, none of these skills earn her a lot of money. And when the taxes go up on her father’s farm, she’s not sure how to help him keep the property. Then someone offers her a lucrative new gig: Hunt down a haughty half-dragon criminal with the power to incinerate those who irritate him. Normally, Arwen would reject such a suicidal mission, but with the farm at stake, she’s desperate. Besides, all she has to do is tag the half-dragon with a tracking device. How hard could it be? AmazonKU
Twenty-year-old Ash’Arah is forced from her home as payment for the cure that healed her city. She will train to become a conduit, wielding magic for the good of the isle in Felgren Forest, led by the very man who took her. She refuses to go quietly, however, taking every opportunity to show Baron Heimlen that she does not intend to stay, no matter how powerful her magic appears to be. But when a closely guarded secret is revealed, she cannot deny her role as the forest’s savior any longer, nor her newly ignited passion for Heimlen’s successor, Baron Revich. Karus is a woman who wanders the forest in an endless string of days until she discovers a stone embedded in a fallen tree. Holding it, memories of her past awaken, and she is forced to confront what her heart has tried to hide and the secrets withheld from her. And as the fate of the forest falls into question, these women must face the truth of who they are, who they are destined to become, and who they love before they are consumed by the weight of what they have been chosen to bear. AmazonKU
Snowed in for the weekend with her dragon stalker…Ivy’s cute dragon neighbor offers her a ride on his motorcycle when she needs a quick getaway after a bad breakup.
Turns out, he’s maybe been respectfully stalking her for years! Will their holiday hookup in a quaint cabin turn into something more? This bite-size festive novella features a monster hero, a swoony fated-mates love story, and plenty of cozy Christmas steam. It’s just the right length to read while your pie is in the oven. AmazonKU
VS Note: From OCT 13.
In A World…Where purgatorian shifters cause chaos and secrets reign under the shadows, I discover a shocking truth that turns my world upside down. My destined mate is none other than the President’s daughter. Before I can get to her she is taken from me unexpectedly by a shifter assassin who claims the life of the President and steals his identity along with his daughter. To save her I’ll have to navigate my way through the shifters’ treacherous game of deception and danger. I’ll stop at nothing to take him down, restore the natural balance of this realm and reclaim my mate. I’ll be tested to my limits to prove that love can defy even the darkest forces. Can I save her or will we be consumed by this web of lies and betrayal? AmazonKU
VS Note: From OCT 16.
Mantus – I have a job to do. I don’t like it, but that doesn’t change anything. Find the shifters and send them back to hell. That’s the work. It’s not as if I have a choice. I’ve been tracking this last assignment for nearly a month. He’s a crafty one. I’ve got him pinned down at a fancy wedding venue when I’m stopped at the door by a woman who clearly doesn’t know who I am or have any instincts for danger. As my prey disappears into a crowded dance floor, I’m struck by just how perfectly beautiful this party planner is. Felicity – I don’t care how big or how beautiful a wedding crasher is, no one uninvited gets in on my watch. It doesn’t matter that my lady parts are on fire from the moment I see him. He’s imposing and grumpy, but I can’t take my eyes off him. For the briefest moment when he stares into my eyes, I think I’m too weak to stop this giant. Then I remember I’m the wedding planner and two can play the intimidation game. AmazonKU
VS Note: From OCT 20.
When I see a boat approaching my private island, I swim out to investigate. No one can invade my sanctuary. I plan to throw them off course–until I discover what’s happening on board. A man is accosting a woman. I shift into a giant sea serpent and destroy his boat in my fury. There’s something is different about the woman I rescue. I can’t hear thoughts the way I do with other humans. It’s refreshing after all the selfish nonsense I’ve had to endure from others. I bring her to my island and discover she’s my fated mate. When she recovers, our connection is strong. I invite her to stay and explore, and she agrees to do so for a few days. That’s not long enough. She’s the one–the one who can free me from my obligations to hunt. She can’t leave me–even if I have to force her to stay. AmazonKU
Artemis Lake: Breaking down in Magic, Wyoming is an eye-opening experience. The biggest surprise? Shifters are real. The second? They’re supernatural but they can be killed. I can’t erase the twisted image of a hapless shifter dying by something’s hand. Something that I can’t explain to the Sheriff. Fleeing, I stumble across Radric. The huge monster of a man refuses to let me go. He claims I’m his mate and he has to protect me. From the faceless, dangerous entity that I saw or from him… a demon who has to kill to stay alive? Radric: I go by many names but all of them are feared. My mission is to hunt my target down and destroy it. Drag it to hell or just plain kill it. Then I find Artemis and a fierce hunger runs through my body, pushing out all thoughts except those about her. She’s my future but she’s also the present target of the beast I hunt. I’m no saint. Far from it. My job is to kill and this one is going to be a necessity to protect my mate. Nobody threatens what’s mine. Not unless you want to die. AmazonKU
Earth. Each time I step foot in this realm it reeks of desperation and greed. Where I come from, one is a weakness, the other a Mortal sin. Yet here, they intermingle and inspire a vicious cycle. Here, they’re fueled by insidious manipulation. Shifters are a nefarious race that delights in the upset of balance in the mortal realm by creating chaos with neutrality. My brothers and I have been tasked with hunting these Shifters to protect and restore the universal balance. Venari. My name means Hunt, and it’s what I was born to do. For centuries I’ve hunted Shifters, tracking them in any form they take, sparing no mercy in my quest. Legend says that a demon’s mission is complete when their fated mate is found and bonded during the next blood moon. In all my years, in all my travels, I’ve never found a trace to suggest my mate exists. Until a trail leads me to Memphis. Southern hospitality and shifter threats aren’t the only things vying for my attention here. Miss Adelaide Morgan fell into my arms, literally, and I’ll move heaven and earth to get her back there again. Soon. AmazonKU
VS Note: A revised and expanded re-release.
When her cat escapes out into the snow, Brittany goes to ask help finding her from the hot and reclusive woman next door. Anja knows that her new neighbor is her fated mate the moment she sees her, but destiny doesn’t always come with directions, and she isn’t sure how to break the ice until a feline rescue turns into something even more. To Catch a Cat is a funny and sizzling lesbian romp with fated mates, cozy comfort, and a very ungrateful lost cat. Amazon
A sizzling sapphic collection of magic and enchantment! Ten tales of lesbian love to dazzle and delight, whether you’re looking for modern fantasy, Victorian steampunk, fated mates, forced proximity, or secret crushes, you’ll find a favorite in these pages. From flash fiction to long novellas, each piece is a satisfying story of women loving women, set in a vibrant world woven of dreams and desires. This set includes three novellas—Fire Control, All Manner of Hats, and To Catch a Cat—and six short stories: Memories of Magic, Slippery When What? Sleeping Arrangements, The Garden Spell, Dragonfly Days, Living Alone, and New Girls, each previously published individually, in the Prompted collections, in Her Wild Soulmate, and in Her Magical Pet under the names Elva Birch, Kalikoi, and Zoe Chant. Amazon
Only I would start my new semester at the dark witch academy with a kidnapping (mine) on dragonback and end the night with a marriage proposal I don’t want from the King of the Dark Fae. My intense and sinister kidnapper. Suddenly I’m not only Zara Gemini, the celebrity bad girl and wild rebel queen of the witching world. I’m the misfit new student at the Avalon Academy for Promising Royals of the Faerie Court. And the unwilling future bride of Zephyr, the Dark Fae King. He claims our union is his last chance to break this curse that’s destroying his realm. Plus I’m already up to my royal neck in dangerous warlocks who’ll kill to rule at my side. Sounds delish, right? Not so much. See, the enchanted secret world of Avalon has a dark side, and so does this Hades-Persephone fairytale. Sure, Zephyr’s the sexy-pretty hottie every Fae at court is jonesing to snag. Turns out he’s also broody, tortured, and twisted, with a shattered heart behind his savage surface. Let’s just call Zephyr…a fixer-upper. Now I’ve got a curse to break, a warlock to tame, and a kingdom to save. Plus I still need to pass my midterms. AmazonKU
Forget snowflakes stinging my nose and getting into my eyes…Bring on the Alphas and their…holiday cheer. I could take that to the face and ask for more. Big knots on Alphas and nesting with pillows. Bite marks and claiming and pack mates that glisten…These are only a few of my favorite omegaverse things, especially during the holidays. Don’t miss out on this limited run holiday omegaverse anthology where it’s not over until something is stuffed and eaten. There’s something in here for everyone to devour. Amazon
Knotty is definitely the new nice. Forget everything you think you know about the holidays. These Alphas aren’t here to just spread yule tidings, they’re also here to bring you scent-tillating, growly, and possessive heat that you just want to wrap yourself in. Just like a classic festive sweater. Bask in the holiday essence as it coats every available surface. With holiday shenanigans, heats, nestings, and knottings, there’s bound to be something in here to tickle your…. fancy. If you want something other than coal stuffing your stocking, make sure to not miss out on this limited run, PNR, holiday anthology! Amazon
Heather’s cozy life with her cryptid boyfriend just got a little more complicated. When 23–year–old Heather started dating Mothman, she anticipated a few surprises. Getting transported to the faerie realm he was banished from? Yeah, that was a surprise. Heather was sure dating a forest monster meant she wouldn’t have to impress his family, but faced with the royal court of Eclipsica, she realizes things might not be so simple. The former influencer must trade her quiet #cottagecore aesthetic for a lavish #royalcore week in a new world filled with creatures, ballgowns, and secrets. With Moth’s family to impress, old friends resurfacing, and his memories returning, Heather begins to question their future. As the grand ball gets closer and Moth creeps out of bed in the middle of the night, Heather can’t help but wonder: can their cozy cottage in the woods compete with a castle? Amazon Apple Books Kobo
Ziry, daughter of the South Dakota pack leaders, has worked as a detective her whole life. Before she takes over her territory’s pack, she head’s to Santa Cruz to help find and eliminate the black witches. There’s a war in California, and she’s ready to help in the fight. She agrees to join in this battle because it is the right thing, for her lifelong friendship with Tamsin, and pack solidarity. What she doesn’t expect is to find passion with a coven witch. Rho, one of the local coven witches and a private investigator, has been asked to help with the black witch plague infesting the city. Will her ability to infiltrate enemy territory threaten to sway her to the other side, or will her new found passion for the South Dakotan wolf be enough to ground her away from temptation? AmazonKU
Elisa, the only vampire ever born, is hoping all can remain quiet in the City of Chicago in the wake of a destructive attack by an ancient demon who broke the city’s defensive magic. Still, she and her friends, including shifter Connor Keene, know they need to be ready for anything. Everyone is working as hard as they can to repair the city’s wards, but unwelcome creatures are slipping through and Elisa soon finds herself caught in the middle of a magical turf war with roots that go back generations. She knows she will have to take a stand, but retaliating threatens to reveal her deepest secret.
A lost princess. Two dragon princes fighting for her heart. A love that will either destroy their kingdom or save them all. Raised in a world where humans are oblivious to magic, I always thought I was ordinary. Until a breathtakingly handsome stranger pulled me into a world where creatures of unimaginable power reign, hidden from mortal eyes. The whispers in my mind? They weren’t madness. It was the voice of my inner beast. It turns out I’m not a human at all—I’m a dragon princess. My infuriating captor claims it’s my destiny to marry a prince, to become the savior of an ancient dragon race, and end a curse that’s left them barren. But Draconia, the isle of dragons, is a maze of ruthless royal courts, treacherous lands, and dark secrets. With each passing day, my heart is tossed in a tumultuous storm between two princes: the charming future king—my betrothed, and his mercurial brother, who ignites a fire that could raze the entire kingdom. And I desperately need that inner fire because it’s the key to surviving the deadly Imperia Trials. In this brutal contest, the last dragon standing will reign over our divided kingdom. Beyond love and duty, it’s a battle for survival. But how does one choose between heart and soul when both could mean certain death? Amazon
Retired Navy SEAL James Morton is an expert in security and protection. When his cousin asks him to provide his services to the staff at Havenhart Academy—a boarding school for child victims of trauma—he doesn’t count on working alongside folks who don’t operate in his reality, like librarian Morgan Forrester. She’s gorgeous, funny…and a witch? James deals solely in facts, science, and rules of engagement. There is no room for woo-woo in his life, but she knows things about his missing daughters. When he receives a mysterious phone call about his eldest, he’ll have to look past his beliefs and accept that even a natural-born Protector needs to ask for and accept help, and that sometimes opening yourself to new possibilities can bring about great rewards…and love. AmazonKU
Good news, turns out the assassins weren’t after me after all. Bad news, they were after my friend, and now they have him. In other good news, my sister is now awake. And in other bad news, everyone is treating her like a bomb about to go off. Well, except for the people who seem to think we’re both some kind of saviours, while I’m not sure I can save even one person right now…But Viktor is counting on me, and I refuse to let him down. If you love kick-ass heroines and magical adventures, you’ll love STORM, the fifth book in L.C. Mawson’s new F/F urban fantasy series, Daughter of Nature.
Amazon NOTE: The author’s other books are on Apple Books and Kobo so this one may get there
Evelyne, a disowned noblewoman, and Annika, a peasant girl with unusual powers, made the choice to be together in a kingdom where men make the rules. Now the Temple elders want Annika for murder and mercenaries want Evelyne for theft. But when Evelyne is abducted and Annika believes she has been abandoned, they must risk everything to find each other again. Annika discovers the Temple has imprisoned children with abilities like hers, and she alone stands between them and death. She’s forced to face her fear of her own powers and soon learns to use them with the help of Zuri, a former slave who is also gifted with magic. Evelyne, no longer entitled to the favors and respect bestowed on the nobility, must convince her beautiful captor to help her return to Annika. Doubt and questions plague them both, but one thing is for certain. The Temple has a long memory, and a familiar foe is coming for them.
Amazon NOTE: Book one is on Apple Books and Kobo so maybe this one will be too
A collaborative anthology of romance short stories and novellas to raise money for Maui – All royalties earned from the sale of this book will go to UHF – The University of Hawai’i Foundation. This is a respected organisation that has been working for decades to assist all citizens of Hawai’i. UHF is co-ordinating and delivering thousands of meals per day for people affected by the horrific fires in early August 2023. All money raised will directly benefit the people of Maui. Contributors have donated all stories, formatting and artwork in order to raise as much money as possible to go where people need it most.
The romances in Love For Maui are sorted by genre and heat level. Inside this incredible collection are contemporary romances, historical romances, science fiction romances and shifters too. Amazon Apple Books Kobo
Potent in magic and pure of blood defines the power of Castle Astaseul, but decades of exile shadowed their existence with an obsession for vengeance. A sinister mating ritual with the demon of lust unlocks the key to their rampage of revenge, but they soon find out that every dark compromise comes with a heavy price. Meanwhile, the kingdom that banished the twisted royals faces dark corruption of its own; lust, greed, and power will not only threaten the future of humanity but also of the gods that created them…When the darkness creeps forth and drags you into its depravity, how do you expel its corruption? “I’m stronger than you’ll ever be.” AmazonKU
Can a globe-trotting fox alpha settle down with a fae omega? Calum Ward is torn. He loves his job and discovering new things from times past, but after spending an extended vacation with his family in Montana, his desire for a mate and children of his own has become too strong to deny any longer. But can he give up the life he loves to settle down somewhere? Asher Brooke wants nothing more than to feel like he’s wanted. He desires more than what he has in the fae realm and wonders if there’s ever going to be a possibility that he will find not only an amazing mate but adventure as well. When he’s visited by the fates in his realm, he jumps at the chance for a new life in the shifter realm, despite not knowing what he might encounter. Between an unusual storm, unexpected visitors knocking on the hotel room door, and complete lack of privacy, Calum and Asher wonder if they’ll ever find a place to finally be able to claim each other. When the ideal house becomes an option, will Calum and Asher claim it and each other? AmazonKU
VS Note: Listed in erotica.
She thought camping with her besties on Halloween would be fun. She thought her biggest concerns would be bears and bugs. She thought tying her food in the trees and sleeping in a tent would protect her. But there are monsters lurking in these woods… and we’re hungry. My brother and I want more than a taste. We want to savor her screams. Consume her slick. Gobble her fear and pleasure. All it takes is the pull of a zipper to expose our next meal. We can’t wait to feast. Amazon Apple Books Kobo
From the demon-infested shadows of an enchanted house, a sorcerer plots the downfall of the crusader kingdom…and his greatest act of vengeance. Jerusalem, 1186: They call her the White Watcher, the warrior saint guarding the beleaguered kingdom of Jerusalem with her invincible lance. But Marta Bessarion doubts she’s anything special – and all signs warn of a coming disaster. Now allied with the demon Lilith, the cunning and ruthless Countess Sibylla is poised to seize the throne. In Damascus, Saladin has sworn to conquer the crusader kingdom. And at his side, the sorcerer Khalil plans to take his revenge on the Bessarion family once and for all. War promises Marta a long-awaited chance to confront Khalil, but in order to defeat him, she must first uncover his darkest secrets…and venture to the heart of his power. Some battles can’t be won, even with a magic lance. Sometimes it’s the weak things of the world that put the mighty to shame.
Amazon NOTE: The author’s other books are on Apple Books and Kobo so hopefully this one will get there.
Welcome to Starry Hollow, where spells were made to be broken. It’s Christmastime in Starry Hollow and Ember is not full of good cheer. Instead of indulging in spiked eggnog by a cozy fire, our favorite descendant of the One True Witch is busy helping Aunt Hyacinth contend with three persistent ghosts just like dear Scrooge, along with another, more threatening ghost from the past. Can Ember save Christmas or will it all go to hell in a one horse open sleigh? AmazonKU
Cupid’s arrow has Christmas plans of its own this season…For as long as there have been Santas delivering presents on sleighs, there have been reindeer to pull them. Arrow’s family of shifter reindeer has been part of the tradition from the very beginning. He loves being on the team and all the joy he brings to children at Christmas time. But there is another part of his legacy that takes an even bigger toll. As an alpha with the Cupid surname, he also carries a bit of magic for matchmaking. It just comes naturally to him and he’s able to connect those who are looking for love on the regular. Too bad he can’t make that magic work on himself. Jude, a human omega, is finally ready to admit that keeping the oceanfront beach house he recently inherited might be over his head. He moved in and was able to fix it up, but the property taxes are due and he isn’t sure how to make the payment. When his cousin suggests renting the place to tourists as a short-term rental, he agrees to give it a shot. He has no idea that his first and only renter will end up piercing his heart in a way he never expected. AmazonKU
Donner makes a living delivering Santa’s gifts. He never expected to be one. Omega Donner heads logistics for Santa’s trek across the world, but he can’t figure out his work/life balance. When Santa demands he take a mandatory vacation, he throws clothes in a suitcase and picks his beach destination. He’s ready to put vacation in the rearview ASAP and get back to work. Santa’s more prepared than he is! Magical intervention gives Donner the outfits he needs to tackle the nightlife head-on. Too bad it tackles back…Alpha eagle shifter Beau is a bouncer at a rooftop club. When he sees a hawt omega hurt in an accident his workplace should have prevented, he makes it his goal to protect Donner at all costs. When he and the club disagree on how to handle the incident, Beau quits his job. Now, he has all the time in the world to spend with Donner and ensure he has the best vacation ever! That isn’t what Santa had in mind … or is it? It’ll take a Christmas miracle to bring these fated mates together forever. AmazonKU
An Alpha reindeer + a human who hates the holidays = a recipe for disaster – Blitzen: Santa says I need a vacation. I know if I stick around home I’ll find myself back at work in no time, so I head to a human vacation spot instead. New Orleans, LA is thick with humidity and full of holiday cheer. It’s the perfect place to blend in while I try not to think about how many days there are until Christmas. Perry: I can’t stand this time of year. All the false joy and greenery gets me grumblier than a gator chasing a swamp boat. All I want is to have a peaceful holiday season where I can avoid all the happy people. Too bad for me the guy who rented my spare room for the week is Christmas incarnate. AmazonKU
War is coming…and Prince Vaniell is willing to do whatever is necessary to protect the Five Thrones. He’ll even entrust his life to a former enemy as he attempts to gather allies against the looming threat of Garimore’s armies. From Iria and Eddris to the distant mountains of Farhall, he’ll risk everything to bring the Thrones together, desperate to save Abreia from the cruel realities of war. But he must do it without Karreya. Her mission is to infiltrate Hanselm, the capital city of Garimore, and confront the man she knows as Father. It is a daring gamble that hinges on his own pride and ambition, and Karreya believes she can provoke him into acting before he is ready. But nothing could have prepared her for seeing her father again—for the secrets that would come to light, or the truths she would discover about herself. When her hopes and plans lie in ruins, she must decide just how much she is willing to sacrifice, and how far she’s willing to go to protect the gray-eyed mage prince she has come to love. Armies are on the move, and under the shadow of dragons’ wings, the Five Thrones wait to learn whose hand will direct their future. Will the tyrant, Melger, fall? Or will Vaniell and Karreya fail in their quest to save the ones they love? Bonds will be tested. Hearts will be broken. And by the choices of a destined few, the fate of the world will be forever changed. AmazonKU
Eight holiday tales in the magical town of Cat’s Paw Cove – FAMILIAR BLESSINGS by Candace Colt – A gifted medium, Theo Blessing renounced her magic, tired of being hounded by the greedy dead. Former Army Ranger Ethan Cooper promised to repay a debt to a man whose wise counsel brought him out of war’s dark shadow. Ethan appears on Theo’s doorstep with a puzzling letter. If what it says is true, the reluctant medium and skeptical Ranger must travel back to 1720 to save a young boy from the gallows. CHRISTMAS AT MOON MIST MANOR by Kerry Evelyn – Lanie and Matt Saunders return to Cat’s Paw Cove two years after their first disastrous Christmas there. When a mysterious kitten leads Matt back in time, can he right the wrongs of the past and give his expectant wife the perfect Christmas?…(more story details on ebook seller’s page) AmazonKU
As Annani and Syssi set out to unravel the mysteries of Syssi’s visions about the gods’ home world, the long-awaited wedding cruise sets sail with Aru, Gabi, and Aru’s teammates on board. While the gods find themselves surrounded by immortal clan ladies eager for their affections, they soon discover that destiny has a different plan for them. AmazonKU
VS Note: LGBTQ Horror.
Aboard the ship Scylla, there is no future or past. Jaq, her fickle lover Lily, and their all-female crew exist in an endless present. It’s better this way. At least it keeps Lily by Jaq’s side, where she belongs. But the meddling gods care little for Jaq’s longing, and despite her protective rituals, their punishmentarrives all the same: A man, adrift on the open ocean. Delivered to snatch Lily from Jaq’s arms forever. Jaq knows what to do. She’s lost Lily before. Her lover will return-when this interloper, this distraction, is snuffed out. But Jaq’s murderous schemes may not be enough. The intruder’s presence infects her crew with a plague her spells cannot cure: memory. And as the women recall how they came to Scylla, their minds bend one by one towards revenge.
What happens after the happily ever after? Wyatt and Kate were just kids when they mated. Time passes by and life gets comfortable. Sometimes too comfortable. One too many poker nights with the boys. One drunken, passion-filled nightcap. One irreversible, unexpected pregnancy. They always thought they’d face everything in life together. But this changes everything. Kids were never part of the plan. Can they overcome the biggest surprise of their lives? AmazonKU
Legend has it that wishes made at the standing stones during Christmas come true.
As if. Maisie Barron is over it. A small-town girl with big dreams, her frustrations lead her to make a silly wish at the standing stones outside Loren Brae. Little does she know, the magick found there will transform her wish into a catastrophic event that threatens the upcoming Christmas Book Festival. Weston Smith needs a break. Burnt out from his tenure-track professorship, he decides that a holiday in little Loren Brae, Scotland, will be the perfect escape he needs to recharge his batteries. The last thing he expects is to find the woman he’s been waiting his whole life for. With the over-zealous help of a gaggle of elderly book club members, West finds himself on a real-life mission to woo the woman of his dreams. There’s more than magic at play when sparks ignite. Snowed in, with an undeniable attraction brewing, only West and Maisie can save Loren Brae from the snowstorm of the century. AmazonKU
All Amara wants is to live a life of adventure, without being tied down. With the dark fae relentlessly pursuing her, she needs a place to hide. Her gram’s cottage seems like the perfect spot, but the old witch’s words leave Amara unsettled — What you seek is in Cutter’s Creek. Alpha bear shifter Hale is determined to safeguard those closest to him. His life takes an unexpected turn when he crosses paths with a captivating witch. Enchanted by her very presence, he’s unable to banish her from his thoughts. As destiny ties them together, not even the dark fae will destroy their newfound happiness.
VS Note: LGBTQ Fantasy.
In this land where stories are as much a currency as gold or silver, secrets–the stories you don’t tell–also have their price. Nivvy the thief keeps many secrets, having left his home for the Thieves Guild, then having left the Thieves Guild–involuntarily–for a life alone. His fortune changes the day Bella, a mysterious woman in an ancient dress, hires him for a nigh-impossible theft: to steal back the kingdom she claims is her own. If Nivvy is equal to this epic task, surely he will be admitted back to proper disreputability in the Thieves Guild. But Bella has secrets of her own, and her quest is not what it appears to be. As Nivvy uncovers some of the truths behind what he’d dismissed as ancient stories and Bella’s improbable connection to those tales, he realizes that this journey is more dangerous than he could have dreamed. If he survives this adventure, merely stealing a kingdom couldn’t hold a candle to the rest of the story. Amazon Apple Books Kobo
VS Note: I saw one reviewer describe this as “lightly paranormal”.
Riley Rhodes finally has the chance to turn her family’s knack for the supernatural into a legitimate business when she’s hired to break the curse on an infamous Scottish castle. Used to working alone in her alienating occupation, she’s pleasantly surprised to meet a handsome stranger upon arrival—until he tries to get her fired. Fresh off a professional scandal, Clark Edgeware can’t allow a self-proclaimed “curse breaker” to threaten his last chance for redemption. After he fails to get Riley kicked off his survey site, he vows to avoid her. Unfortunately for him, she vows to get even. Riley expects the curse to do her dirty work by driving Clark away, but instead, they keep finding themselves in close proximity. Too close. Turns out, the only thing they do better than fight is fool around. If they’re not careful, by the end of all this, more than the castle will end up in ruins.
The regulars at the magical Café Funiculi Funicula are well acquainted with its famous legend and extraordinary time-travel offer. Many patrons have reunited with old flames, made amends with estranged family and visited loved ones. But the journey is not without risks, and there are rules to follow. In the tradition of Toshikazu Kawaguchi’s sensational Before the Coffee Gets Cold Series, readers will once again be introduced to a new set of visitors: the husband with something important left to say; the woman who couldn’t bid her dog farewell; the woman who couldn’t answer a proposal; and the daughter who drove her father away. Featuring signature heartwarming characters and wistful storytelling, in the beautifully haunting Before We Say Goodbye, Kawaguchi asks: Who would you visit if you could travel through time?
Siyon Velo might be acknowledged as the Alchemist. He may even have stabilized the planes and stopped Bezim from ever shaking into the sea again. But that doesn’t mean he has any idea what he’s doing—and it won’t be long before everyone knows it. To make things worse, mythical creatures once confined to operas and myths are spotted around Bezim. A djinn invades Zagiri’s garden party, and whispers of a naga slither across Anahid’s Flower district card tables. Magic is waking up in the Mundane. It’s up to Siyon to figure out a way to stop it, or everything he’s worked so hard to save will come crashing down. Amazon AB Apple Books Kobo
A new threat from the past is rising, and only a handful of heroes remain to fight. Pursued by dark forces, Will and his allies must leave the safety of the Hall and travel to the heart of the ancient world, making new and dangerous alliances, and revealing the shocking secrets of the past. But Will is carrying a dark secret of his own—his true identity. Drawn to the beautiful and deadly James St. Clair, Will is pulled ever deeper into the web of the past, and finds himself tempted by the darkness within. As the ancient world threatens to return, can Will and his friends fight their fate? Or will the truths they learn tear their world apart? Amazon AB Apple Books Kobo
Auris’s adoptive sister Char has always been the baby of the family—a position that grates on Char, especially when everyone insists on telling her exactly what to do and how to do it. But Char is certain that her headstrong, impulsive behavior, the quality her family sees as her greatest weakness, is actually her greatest strength: the willingness to instantly brave danger and leap to the rescue when anyone she loves is threatened.
Char knows she will never grow into the woman she was meant to be under her family’s loving but repressive eye, so a month before she turns fifteen, she runs away and joins a Human pirate crew in the warm southerly regions of her world. Then, three years into her pirate career, her captain—the man she is convinced she loves—is captured by the leaders of the slave trade he has been fighting. When Char leaps in to rescue him, she finds herself thrust into an adventure that will uncover secrets she never suspected about herself, one that will maybe, finally, teach her to look before she leaps.
A vanished star. A haunted film. A mystery only love can unravel…1968: Gemma Turner once dreamed of stardom. Now the actress is on the cusp of obscurity. When she’s offered the lead in a radical new horror film, Gemma believes her luck has changed—but her dream is about to turn into a nightmare. One night, between the shadows of an alleyway, Gemma disappears on set and is never seen again. Yet, Gemma is alive. She’s been pulled into the film. And the script—and the monsters within it—are coming to life. Gemma must play her role perfectly if she hopes to survive. 2007: Gemma Turner’s disappearance is one of Hollywood’s greatest mysteries—one that’s captivated film student Christopher Kent ever since he saw L’Étrange Lune for the first time. The screenings only happen once a decade and each time there is new, impossible footage of Gemma that shouldn’t exist. Curiosity drives Christopher to unravel the truth. But answers to the film’s mystery may leave him trapped by it forever.
VS Note: A re-release.
Dear Diary, Tomorrow is the big day! Life is thrilling! All of my dreams are coming true… except the one where I ride off into the sunset with Prince Charming on a snowy white steed and inherit an adorable brownstone on the Upper East Side with a doorman named Jeeves. Well, one can’t have everything, can they? Fingers are crossed—all of them—that my first big fashion show goes off without a hitch. Never in my wildest wizard dreams did I imagine that my designs would be headlining New York Fashion Week. As long as the models show up and my darling undead assistant, Helen, doesn’t cry happy tears of blood all over the frocks, I’m confident my caftans will be a huge success. Who knew shapeless bodywear could be the next big thing? Me, that’s who! And I’m manifesting my dreams into reality. Anyhoo, wish me luck, Dear Diary, and thanks as always for lending an ear… or a page, to be more accurate. xoxo Johnson Jones
Tuesday Johnson spent her career helping the Spokane, WA, community as a probation officer and a search and rescue K9 handler. After suffering a career-ending gunshot wound, all she wants is to heal and spend quiet time with her mother during her last days of battling cancer. Instead, visions of murder disrupt her hopes for peace, and family secrets shake up everything she thought she knew. After twenty-five years of searching, private Detective Addie Caine has all but given up hope of finding her brother alive. When the last known sighting brings her to Spokane and a routine search uncovers a decades-old burial ground, the hunt for her brother means pursuing a serial killer. Tuesday and Addie, along with Tuesday’s dog, Tripper, struggle to solve a twenty-five-year-old mystery while searching for love and redemption along the way. Amazon
Amara’s journey has taken her far; from enslavement in Pompeii’s wolf den brothel to her new life as a high-powered courtesan in Rome, but her story is not over yet. While Amara plays for power in Rome’s imperial palace, those dearest to her remain in Pompeii. But it is 79 CE, and mighty Mount Vesuvius is about to make itself known.
Two witches, two secrets, and a curse that could tear a family apart. Olivia and Ellie have lived their lives knowing a dark entity is stalking their family, determined to kill them all. After the death of Olivia’s son, she abandons her magic and her family, leaving Ellie in a nightmare of heartbreak, her marriage crumbling and her sister gone. Determined to save their mother Arianna from a spell that left her comatose, the two sisters must come together to unravel the riddle of the curse that has haunted their family for generations. But as they delve into the past, the truth they uncover is more twisted and treacherous than they ever could have imagined. Will they be able to break the curse, or will it consume them all?
The search for the Ivory Key has brought royal siblings Vira, Ronak, Kaleb, and Riya closer than they have been in years as they try to restore magic and stability to Ashoka. But despite finally getting their hands on the long-lost key, uncovering its cipher has proved more complicated and dangerous than they ever expected. Their missions force them to split up and disperse them across Ashoka and beyond. When a rash decision by the council strips Vira of her power, her journey to reclaim her throne takes on new meaning. Kaleb travels to the neighboring country of Lyria to uncover its emperor’s motives and meets a prince seeking answers of his own. Ronak’s efforts to escape his arranged marriage and exonerate his brother lead to a series of risky deals that only bring him closer to what he’s running from. And Riya’s newfound power has turned unpredictable, but her search for answers only raises more questions. When their attempts at decoding the key release an ancient power, the siblings must align to face the past and save their future once and for all. In a quest that culminates in a deadly labyrinth, there’s only one way they will succeed: together.
Eternity is a long time, but for Serenity Debrek, immortality has been one long party. As little sister to Byron Debrek, the leader of the Debrek vampire clan, Serenity has never wanted for anything. If only she could be useful to her sister and be taken seriously, especially as she accidentally endangered the clan during their last encounter with the dark witch Anka. Bhal has lived all eternity serving the Debreks. She has only one rule to avoid inevitable tragedy: never fall in love again. But Serenity haunts her dreams. Bhal shouldn’t love, and Serenity hates her it seems. When Serenity falls into a path of self-destruction, only Bhal can save her and show her she has everything to live for. But in the end game of good versus evil, will they be able to find reasons to live, and love? Amazon
Kitaine Neris is a Vanish Witch who fell victim to her own magic. Fortunately, her disappearing act didn’t stick. After escaping Elsewhere, a chaotic pocket world full of violent criminals, Kit and Marrik return to their lives and try to heal their fractured relationship. But they have to contend with Marrik’s witch-hating family, who want Kit out of his life. And after her failed attempt to Vanish a high ranking, corrupt witch, Kit is in the crosshairs of the powerful High Coven. To keep her safe, Kit and her tale of Elsewhere are thrust into the spotlight. Kit’s heightened visibility makes the High Coven hesitant to retaliate, but stirs up anti-witch groups especially because, thanks to Kit, witches can now become stronger. Not only that, a disruption caused by a magical surge will bring a disaster down on Kit’s city. With her stronger Vanish magic, Kit is the only one who can stop it. But saving her city will be easier said than done when the anti-witch groups zero in on Kit. And when they unleash a devastating strike, no matter how strong Kit’s magic is, it might not be enough to stop her from losing everything. AmazonKU
In Season of the Dragon, readers meet the reluctant hero, Quen, and a cast of memorable characters, gods, and creatures great and small. The Saga of Ilkay and Collected Stories is a “replica” of Quen’s favorite storybook which was destroyed by dragon fire. Containing new illustrations, detail maps, and two new short stories, fans of the Dragos Primeri series can extend their adventures in the world of Season of the Dragon. Amazon
Chestnuts are roasting. Jingle bells are rocking. The halls are about to be decked. In other words, Christmas is about to hit Hemlock Cove. Hard. There’s just one little problem…or maybe two. Okay, there are three big problems plaguing Bay Winchester before she can enjoy the holidays. The first is that the warden who lost his job thanks to a prison break weeks before is determined to stalk Bay until she magically fixes his life. He keeps showing up in the oddest of places and making the sort of demands she can’t fulfill. The second involves Aunt Tillie, who has decided to gift her nemesis Margaret Little a special spell rather than a lump of coal this holiday season. It involves her Christmas decorations taking on a life—and voice—of their own. The spell, however, isn’t nearly as contained as it was supposed to be. When a body shows up at the local private school, that means it’s one problem too many for Bay. And she doesn’t know which problem to solve first. The headmistress of the school was involved in a convoluted affair with father of one of her students. The list of suspects who wanted her dead was long and sundry, however. All Bay wants is to surprise her husband with a dog for Christmas and to eat her weight in cookies. She has to save the day first, though. Murder, mayhem, and mistletoe are on the menu. AmazonKU
Everything should be fine. The Brid is dead. I’m the new seelie king. And Lonan is with me, safe from the unseelie queen—his mother—and terrible brothers. But it’s not fine. Nothing is fine. I can’t seem to let go of my old life, even as this new one—and my new responsibilities—overwhelm me. Something is wrong with Lonan—he’s closing himself off even more, he’s quiet and distant, and every day the rift between us seems to get bigger, no matter what I do. I know he wants to go and take his crown. I know he doesn’t feel right here, in this place that’s too hot and too crowded and too different from his home. But I can’t bring myself to let him go. I’ve already lost everything once. I can’t stand the thought of losing him. But something is happening to me, and I don’t know how to stop it. I can feel myself changing. Becoming something uglier, darker, further and further from who I once was. Lonan is the only thing stopping me from getting swallowed up completely by whatever now possesses me, but my desperation to keep him close just seems to be driving him further away. And that scares me more than anything. AmazonKU
VS Note: Listed in erotica.
A woman who dreams of more…I’m having a hard time. And no, that’s sadly not an innuendo. Depression is slipping back into my life like a toxic ex, and I know I need to do something before it consumes me. So when I run into the man of my dreams on my first attempt to get out of the house, it feels like fate. But he turns out to be a nightmare, following me home and lurking outside my apartment. To make matters worse, after that terrifying encounter, I can’t stop dreaming about him. Night after night, he visits me in increasingly depraved dreams. They should be nightmares. So then why do I go to sleep each night desperate for more? A monster fighting his desires…Moving to Moonvale was a fresh start. A chance to leave behind the drama and heartbreak my demonic heritage has brought me. But thanks to awful timing, I’ve already screwed things up. The beautiful, intriguing woman who felt like the key to living again thinks I’m stalking her. All I can do is stay away and try not to terrify her more. Easier said than done, when dreams of her consume me. They call out to the literal inner demons that I’ve tried so hard to shut away. But how can I let the monster inside me out without becoming monstrous? AmazonKU
Battling monsters on the soccer field is my specialty. So I thought nannying a six-year-old orc would be child’s play. Boy was I wrong. The stern single dad, Drek, is all business while I’m all fun and games. He disapproves of my playful methods, yet the attraction between us is undeniable. I can’t help ogling his bulging muscles when I should be minding his daughter. Despite the sizzling chemistry, things between us run hot and cold. I’m fire, he’s ice. I’m sunny, he’s grumpy. It can’t work, right? But when a glamorous PTA mom sets her sights on my hunky orc, I’m ready to fight. I’m going to score a goal with this tough orc dad. I’m not leaving without the win. AmazonKU
VS Note: Put this on my TBR list. I love these time loop stories.
Five years ago, Olivia Baker was snowed in and stranded in a small town, unable to make it back to the city for Christmas. Five days later, she broke up with her corporate boyfriend in Seattle and made the rash decision to stay in the small town, promising to save the local paper and fall in love with the rugged country boy who knew how to sling an ax and make her weak in the knees. Now, five years later, she’s miserable signing divorce papers and wanting back the life she had before that Christmas. But when she goes to sleep at night, a new world wakes up, and she gets to learn what would happen if she lived in a world with the man whose heart she broke five years ago on Christmas Eve.
Armed with her beloved camera, her childhood friend, Bennett Holland, and glimpses of what could have been, Olivia has to wade through the Christmas season as she rediscovers herself and rectifies a love she’s been missing for years. But as it starts to fall apart in the parallel universe, Olivia has to realize if they were never meant to be or simply meant for a second chance in a different world. AmazonKU
Two lovers, our dragons, eggs on the way, and one cottage.It’s everything I need to be happy. But my partners were meant for greater things, I can feel it in my bones. Kirby is radiance and light. His presence is too big for a Welsh valley in the middle of nowhere. Cai is doing so well, but he is clearly a shattered man. They both need more and I need to give it to them. The world needs them too. It would be selfish of me to keep Cai and Kirby to myself. If only I knew how to get us out of this situation. Then, the night Ri lays his eggs, everything changes. I’m having visions. I know things I shouldn’t. I’m guided to a miracle for Cai. And when an injured tylwyth falls into my lap, I know just what to do. The world is changing, but with Kirby and Cai by my side, nothing, absolutely nothing is going to keep me down. AmazonKU
Freshly settled in France to protect their growing family, Neve and Hugo yearn for a life free from the dangers they faced in London. However, fate has other plans in store…
When Hugo receives a mysterious summons, he is thrust into the world of espionage and court politics, where treachery and betrayal lurk around every corner. He tries to keep his family away from this dangerous life, but worrying rumours still leak out, and at times it seems a struggle for Neve to continually trust in her husband’s love for her. But when Hugo is shot and desperately wounded, Neve’s quick thinking is their lifeline. But just when they think they’ve overcome the worst, a sinister figure from their past resurfaces, bent on revenge. Has Neve saved Hugo’s life only to lose him now? Kidnapped and taken deep into the catacombs below Paris, can their love endure the ultimate test of trust and resilience? Will they emerge from this harrowing ordeal with their family and love intact? AmazonKU
Returning to the sanctuary of Everly Manor after years of exile, Neve and Hugo wish for nothing more than safety and tranquillity. When Neve gives birth to twins, it brings new joy and hope for their family. Contemplating the hidden timeslip passageway at Everly that has shaped their lives, Neve is astonished when a man she recognises from the 21st century stumbles through the magical gateway. But Simon’s arrival sparks a terrible fear, because according to history, Hugo will be dead within the year…And then soldiers arrive, to arrest and imprison Hugo for treason. Her world thrown into chaos once again, can Neve summon every ounce of courage and resilience to save her husband, or will she be engulfed by the seemingly insurmountable challenges in her path? AmazonKU
VS Note: Re-release.
After losing everything to a curse that struck the kingdom of Galoth, Sarya just wants the world to leave her alone. Yet when a demon begins hunting the people in the forest near her village, staying hidden isn’t an option. Neither is avoiding the warrior who helped saved all of Galoth. Bannin the Blowhard has never said a serious word in his life…and yet the warrior claims that he intends to marry Sarya. Now she’s about to discover how serious Bannin can be when her happiness is at stake—and how completely devoted to her pleasure…Please note: Although this novella’s plot and romance can stand alone, the story follows the events of The Midsummer Bride and the hero was introduced in that novel. This novella was originally written for an audiobook podcast audience in an abridged format. This ebook edition includes expanded chapters, including scenes from the hero’s point-of-view, an epilogue, and a map. AmazonKU
Sometimes the mate you’ve been looking for is only an app away… times two. Human alpha, Troy, is lonely. Sure he has a decent job and a few close friends, but it’s not enough. He sees the life his cousin has, complete with a husband, and can’t help but want the same. When he learns his cousin met the love of his life with the help of a phone app, he signs up. Maybe it will work for him too. Omega wolf shifter Channon is finishing up his last year at college and needs a thesis topic and quickly. When he overhears some students talking about the hot new dating app, he gets an idea. What if he writes his paper on the effectiveness of different dating app onboarding questions? Maybe if he’s lucky he can even squeeze an A out of it? It’s not like he will date any of them… that is until he does. Alpha wolf shifter Zeeve has been using Love and Hate for months with no luck. It’s not that he’s picky. The app just doesn’t have anyone in his town. He decides to widen the location search and suddenly finds himself liking not one, but two men from the same small town about an hour or two away. What could it hurt to drive there for a couple of dates? Maybe one of them is his mate. Spoiler alert: They both are. AmazonKU
Present day – It should be the happiest day of Sarah Yates’s life. She’s walking down the aisle, about to say ‘I do’ to a future with her true love, John. But she blinks and opens her eyes to 1939. Because Sarah and John were never going to be an ordinary couple. They’re time travellers, and Sarah is a Stitch — she’s tasked with sewing up holes in time throughout history to save endless innocent lives. And today of all days, she’s been unexpectedly thrown into the past. There she meets Veronica, a woman also destined to become a Stitch. But unlike Sarah, she’s less than pleased about it. It’s clear that their destinies are intertwined. But how? Sarah’s been sent to the past with no clear mission. And if she can’t work out why she’s been sent back in time, she’ll never get back to her happy ending. The past and present are beginning to collide. But can Sarah fight for a future with the love of her life, or will time tear them apart . . . for good? AmazonKU
My name is Zoe Lane, and I see dead people. Catching killers and solving murders for those who have passed away is sort of my thing. Is it fun? No. Have I almost died? Multiple times. I’m not sure why I’ve been predestined to be a medium to the traumatically deceased but I have. I’m used to it by now. At least, I thought I was. Until this afternoon. A new spirit appeared to me, and this one is different. This one is personal. This one is Mike. My boyfriend. Well, I mean, technically we’re on a relationship pause, but we don’t need to get into that right now. Mike isn’t totally dead, but he’s not totally alive either. He’s been attacked, but no one has located him yet. We have to find him before his attacker realizes the job’s not finished yet. It’s a race against time. A race I will win—or die trying. AmazonKU
VS Note: From OCT 23.
Julia feels compelled to renovate the 200-year-old Scottish mansion where she encounters Peter, a ghost haunted by his past. As their connection deepens, Julia is transported to the year 1845, where she becomes entangled in Peter’s life and the Christmas preparations in the charming village of Oak Hill. Together, they navigate the delicate balance between the past and the present, fighting to prevent an inevitable tragedy that threatens their newfound love. With each passing moment, Julia’s determination grows to rewrite the course of history. Can love truly defy time, or will they be forever caught in the grip of fate’s unyielding embrace? AmazonKU
Headstrong small-town Nevada sheriff’s deputy Anita Diaz follows the trail of a serial killer roaming the American West and ends up in San Francisco, where Scanguards investigator and vampire hybrid Cooper Montgomery looks into the murder of an unidentified woman. When their paths cross, handcuffs click, heads butt, and sparks fly between the two determined investigators. As they team up to hunt the killer, Cooper knows that eventually Anita will realize that the serial killer who’s leaving exsanguinated bodies in his wake is a vampire—and that Cooper and his friends and family are too. But just how long can he keep his true identity hidden from her, once Anita begins to suspect that Cooper and his family aren’t the typical American family? When Anita stumbles upon the truth, will the sizzling sexual attraction that erupts between them be enough for her to take the risk of trusting the vampire she’s slowly falling in love with?
In the bewitching town of Crystal Beach, life is anything but ordinary, and for psychic witch Sidney Grace, the mystery and family drama is just beginning. For starters, her ghostly grandfather pushes her to uncover the secrets hidden within an ancient guest house. He believes it holds a dangerous magical item, and Sidney’s determined to get to the bottom of it. What’s even more disturbing, the sleepy development of Mystic Dunes suddenly finds itself buzzing with new residents. How did they all move in overnight, and what secrets do they bring with them? If her to-do list wasn’t long enough already, Sidney has fallen behind in planning her grandmother’s surprise 80th birthday party. With time ticking away, she must conjure up a celebration that will leave her beloved Grams spellbound. Can Sidney juggle her family’s drama, unveil the secrets of the Rose Garden, and pull off the party of the century? AmazonKU
Rogue and Ara have fought tooth and nail for each other and their people, defying even death in their pursuit of peace and love.But when their bond was finally solidified, another chain was broken, and Rogue’s hidden magic was released—a shock that no one, not even Rogue himself, saw coming. Now, with broken curses, a powerful mate bond, and two lines of ancient magic, Rogue and Ara must tread carefully through uncharted territory to find the one thing that could turn the tides in their favor: an impossibly lost object, one that’s been forgotten to time but needed now more than ever—and they must do so before Adonis’ armies rise again, the ever-present threat on the horizon. AmazonKU
I don’t know how to leave. I don’t know how to walk out of their lives, knowing that this is all I’ll ever have from them. Once upon a time, I was whole. I thought I had time to get my life in order before I found my mates, but they found me first. My first heat is everything it could have been, except for afterwards? It turns out the pack that is fated to be mine have already taken a mate, and they want nothing to do with me once they’ve had me. Once I realize that I have no hope of mating into the pack meant to be mine, there’s only one place that will accept me. I spend time at the shelter learning all about the men I could never hope to attract, and when I bring their little girl into the world, she’s enough for me to forgive them for destroying me. When they come crawling back, can I believe anything they say? Or have I been lost too long? This is part one of a duology. AmazonKU
Eve Noelle has been tortured by her mother’s careless dreams and delusions her entire childhood that her absent father is actually Santa Claus. The real Santa Claus. She despises Christmas, the music, the children, and anything to do with the holiday but then one day.. Of course, what she doesn’t expect is her mother’s insanity turning into her actual reality when an real live elf shows up at her office just before the holidays. Keenan Hayes is your typical random man from Atlanta working a regular job delivering packages. He pays his bills, smokes in his down time and enjoys what Atlanta, his home city has to offer. Yet, one day when he returns from a shift, he finds a man dressed in a red suit, declaring himself to be Santa Claus…tells Keenan that he is to take his place and save Christmas. Not only by becoming the next Saint as they are called, but to marry his daughter, Eve Noelle who has no idea he exists. AmazonKU
VS note: Listed in erotica.
I’d spent my entire life trying to act like my powers didn’t exist. Society claimed we were an abomination, outcasts, and rejects. They only wanted us when they needed saving from supernatural beasts. With my powers going haywire I had to move to the one place I’d been avoiding. My new home among the gifted came with unwanted roomies too. Everyone’s powers were different, and we all had to learn to work together like fate had planned. The guys didn’t want me there, making me feel as unwelcome as possible. I couldn’t believe I was stuck in a house with five guys who hated me. Well, one wanted me naked and another was sweet, but the other three? I was going to have to learn to use my powers fast to prove my place in this town. Welcome to Stardust: Home of the Gifted. *This is a 182k word paranormal/ urban fantasy reverse harem standalone. It contains supernatural themes and adult content, including MM. AmazonKU
Two dragon shifter romances – your perfect sweet and spicy treat this Christmas!Have you been nice…He’s the Christmas dragon. And she hates Christmas. Jasper has five days to win his mate’s heart – or he will lose his inner dragon forever. But can he convince grinchy Abigail that true love is real, when for her, Christmas is the most un-magical time of the year? A Mate for the Christmas Dragon is a reverse grumpy-sunshine holiday romance full of festive fun, loving families, and shifter hijinks. …or naughty? He’s her worst enemy. And her fated mate. It’s time to get her claws out. True love’s first kiss has never been so aggravating. Arrogant dragon shifter Mordecai cost Peony everything. And now she’s meant to fall in love with him? Nuh uh. Even if he is the most handsome man she’s ever met, and his cold exterior is hiding a sweetness she never expected…Fur flies in Her Purr-fect Christmas Mate, an enemies-to-lovers paranormal romance featuring a dragon shifter hero with a secret, and a cat shifter heroine with a grudge. AmazonKU
Nothing makes people more vulnerable than having to open up. And for someone like Jasmine Stewart who has so much hidden, it’s terrifying to have people know her secrets. Especially when people generally don’t react well to learning them. But life goes on, and when you have people who truly love you, they won’t let the darkness eat you and help you get back on your feet. She has to rely on their strength now to keep things going given how many threats the demons face. This isn’t the first time she’s overcome the odds and shown people she isn’t someone to mess with… And it won’t be the last. We all wish it was, but no one could be so foolish to think that. Maybe this time it won’t be so bad to take on too much because she won’t be lonely doing it. She was never alone in the battles to help demons, but that’s not the same as feeling as if you’re all on your own. And she’s not anymore. Untraceable Succubus is a crime series where the sex is hot and often, and the main character kicks some serious ass on the road to finding out if she can have real love in her life even if it comes from multiple men. *This book is part of a series and cannot be read as a standalone. AmazonKU
Locked away for ten years, Sabine Darrow’s only friends are animals she communicates with using magic. Now, sold as a bride to a villainous high lord, her greatest fear is trading one prison for another. But a potential escape lies in the form of her gruff yet achingly handsome guard, whose loyalty she is determined to break. A huntsman with heightened senses, Basten “Wolf” Bowborn has more important things to do than transport his master’s new bride. With ancient creatures reawakening along the kingdom’s border wall, he is torn between his duty and his desire to investigate—until a forbidden attraction becomes an unyielding obsession. Welcome to Astagnon—a kingdom of cruel games and corrupted courts, where the only thing more dangerous than the secrets slumbering underground is falling for the one person you can’t have. AmazonKU
The secrets of Stonehaven won’t stay buried for long. I’ve barely had time to wrap my head around the revelations doled out by my gargoyle sire when a knock at my dorm door brings a blast from the not-so-distant past back into my life. I thought I’d left Levi behind. I was wrong. He’s here for me, and things are about to get complicated. But convincing Levi that I’ve moved on without revealing that Serath is my fated mate isn’t the only challenge I’m facing. With the elite trials mere weeks away, I need to make sure that I’m physically and mentally prepared, and that involves training directly with Serath—the object of my forbidden desire. Focusing won’t be easy, but I’ll need to find a way, because failure is not an option. Failure, means death. AmazonKU
I wasn’t supposed to fall in love with the enemy who killed my family. We were at war. The dragons claimed we kidnapped their heir, and they wanted him back. They were winning. Our tanks and guns didn’t stand a chance. Now they’re willing to agree to a truce, but only if we provide them with mates. My company says I’ve been given the ‘honor’ of being a dragon’s conquest, but in reality, the b*stards want to silence me for what I know. I should be using my newfound position to learn everything I can about the scaly jerks, including which one of them burned down my hometown, but there’s just one problem: The broad-shouldered, bicep-bulging, blue-eyed, no-nonsense, grumpy-gruff, smoke-show of a dragon… wants nothing to do with me either. So now I’ve been rejected by two species, I’m stuck in the dragon kingdom, and my only hope to save the shaky cease-fire between us, is to somehow seduce a dragon. And it’s only Monday. AmazonKU
HOSTAGE WOLF BRIDE (SILVER WOLVES BLACK OPS BOOK THREE) by Ruby Knoxx
My black ops ex tied me up and took me hostage, claiming it’s for my own good.
He rescued me when I was battered, bruised, and chained to a wall. Now the wolf inside of him thinks it owns me. Meanwhile I’m desperate to break free. Because if I stay here, I’m afraid that my body will give itself to him…again. We used to be together, until he betrayed me. He says he was just protecting me. But I’m sick of being overpowered by him, of being controlled. He ties my hands, but soon his firm fingers are everywhere. He chains me to the bed, but his gentle grip distracts me from my captivity. He’s used to people obeying him, and it frustrates him that I don’t. I don’t want to be a helpless damsel. I don’t need his protection. But while I tell myself that I don’t want his love, the tension builds up inside of me. And as the sheets turn to shreds, and he’s still keeping me locked up, I wonder…Should I finally give in and let him control me? AmazonKU
Falling for him was my biggest mistake . . .Marrying Kolton Rivers was supposed to be a business arrangement, nothing more. But the lines of our deal quickly blur, and I fall hard. Problem is, he won’t let himself fall in love with me. Even worse, he might be my soulmate. When I leave to nurse my broken heart, the last thing on my mind is the Blackstone Coven. Unfortunately, they choose that moment to kidnap me. Their goal? To exorcise my wolf from my body. As the witches try their best to break me, I know one thing for certain. I can’t expect Kolton to save me this time. The only one I can rely on is myself. AmazonKU
I’m forced to marry the Alpha. The next thing I know I’m pregnant with his baby girl…According to some outdated pack tradition I have to marry my brother’s best friend.
He’s the ruling Alpha of his pack and this small town, and a lot older than me. I try to fight it, but my determination is wearing thin…and my belly is growing fast. I thought arranged marriages were archaic but here I am, living in the Alpha’s house. I want to deny it, but liquid tension is starting to build deep inside of me. When it finally demands release, the Alpha and I strike a business deal: We will be friends with benefits. He can take my innocence, but we’re not mates. But soon the benefits become overwhelming, and the sheets turn to flame. I didn’t know it could be like this, and I’m getting confused. When an Alpha tells you that he wants you, does he mean forever? When an Alpha says that he’ll protect his baby girl no matter what, is it true? Can the Alpha be the baby daddy that I need? AmazonKU
She’s the only human on campus. Four paranormal guys all want a taste. But now a killer might beat them to it. When Cecilia moves to New Nebraska, she must brush shoulders with the dangerous paranormals forcibly relocated there. Taking a job at the college she attends to support her ailing mother, she figures keeping her head down will be easy. Instead, her unusual ordinariness turns heads all around town. Her professor, Aaron, hides both a shy sweetheart and a colossal grizzly beneath his hulking exterior. Despite their student – teacher relationship, neither he nor his territorial beast can stay away or let her go. Jaxon carries the weight of his wolf pack on his large, footballer shoulders. Pressure from his father to step up as alpha makes each day a chore, until delicate, kind Cecilia brings light into his life. Xander’s obsession with the new human’s blood soon transforms into a yearning to cherish and protect her that shatters his playboy instincts. But how can this hotshot vampire convince her his feelings are real for the first time in his very long life? Osric doesn’t give a f*ck about the ordinary human girl or the infatuation she’s stirred within his best friend, Aaron. As a Fae prince, he has far more important things to worry about, like the human-hunting serial killer stirring up old but unresolved tensions between humans and paranormals. But what happens when he starts to see a special spark in Cecilia and comes to dread the killer will spot it, too? AmazonKU
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