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Honey Trap

Tate James - 2021
    While some characters have been met in the existing MADISON KATE and HADES series, their cameos were not crucial to THE GUILD storyline. ◆◆◆honeytrapnouna stratagem in which an attractive person entices another person into revealing information or doing something unwise.Those who have reached a certain level within the mercenary guild, know that it’s not merely a job. It isn’t a hobby or a career or a fun pastime. It’s a calling. A fucking honor. Being in the Guild is our life.... Or death. Not everyone is created equal, and not everyone is truly cut out for the work we do. It’s not pretty, it's not glamorous, and it’s sure as shit not moral or good. The weight of the sins we carry can become too much for some, and they crack. When they do, they become a threat.No one quits the Guild. Not really. Either they cut a deal to make themselves useful in another capacity, or they get eliminated.But who, you might ask, can kill a killer? Who scares the boogeyman into running and hiding?Men like me.The Guild is my life. My love. My very existence.Anyone who poses a threat to that, is eliminated. No questions, no hesitations, no mercy. Until her.◆◆◆The Guild series is a dark romance and contains scenes that may be uncomfortable or disturbing to some readers. Please use your own discretion as to whether this is the right series for you. None of the main characters are the "good guys" and their moral code does differ greatly from your usual romance heroes. Please don't attempt to hold them to heroic standards, as they will fall short. HONEY TRAP is book ONE of THREE in The Guild trilogy. Recommended Reading Order for Shadow Grove interconnected series: MADISON KATE #1 Hate#2 Liar#3 Fake#4 KateHADES#1 7th Circle#2 Anarchy#3 Club 22 #4 TimberMADISON KATE NOVELLA #4.5 VAULT THE GUILD#1 Honey Trap#2 Dead Drop#3 Kill Order This is the chronological order of linked series, but it's not necessary to read prior series before THE GUILD.

Find Me

Ashley N. Rostek - 2021
    My parents. My twin sister. All of them murdered by the man who has stalked me for years. He nearly killed me, too. But I got away and he’s still out there, searching for me. He won’t find me. At least, I hope not. Thanks to WITSEC, I’ve been given a new life with a new identity.The present…My uncle, my only living relative, has helped me glue myself back together and given me the tools I’ll need to survive. I’m not fixed and my grief is heavy, but I’m at a point where I can put one foot in front of the other to try to move on.I know my future will be hard and lonely. I must stay strong and focus on the good. I’m getting a second chance at life. I am safe. My new home is beautiful. The four brothers who live next door are even more so. Little do I know that Colt, Creed, Keelan, and Knox will soon become my everything. It’s as if my lonely heart screamed out for someone good to find me. Four answered back.***WARNING This is a reverse harem romance. Contains violence, graphic killing, foul language, and sexual content. Some parts may be triggering.***

Darling Venom

Parker S. Huntington - 2021
    Huntington comes a broken love story laced with angst and forbidden romance.I wasn’t supposed to be on that roof on Valentine’s Day.Neither was Kellan Marchetti, the school’s designated freak.We met on the verge of ending our lives.Somehow, the tattered strings of our tragedies tangled and tightened into an unlikely bond.We decided not to take the plunge and agreed to check on each other every Valentine’s Day until school ended.Same time.One roof.Two restless souls.We kept our promise for three years.On the fourth, Kellan made a decision, and I was left to deal with the consequences.Just when I thought our story ended, another one began.They say all love stories look the same and taste different.Mine was venomous, disgraceful, and written in scarlet scars.My name is Charlotte Richards, but you can call me Venom.

Broken Bonds

J. Bree - 2021
    This book will end on a cliffhanger. It's recommended for 18+ due to language and sexual situations.

7th Circle

Tate James - 2021
    The streets outside the Wolves HQ ran red with the blood of the old guard, and not one of those members loyal to my father were spared mercy. Not a single one. I let the media twist and distort the story. My new recruits eagerly proved themselves in spreading false news, in covering our tracks. To the general public, the Tri-State Timberwolves were extinct. But that couldn’t have been further from the truth. We changed, we grew, we evolved and came out stronger than ever. Now, I live, eat, sleep and breathe Timberwolves. I’ll do anything to keep my empire safe and thriving. To keep the people depending on me safe. So, what do I do, when it’s my own weakness that places us all in danger? When I let sex cloud my judgment, and my people pay the price? Simple. Kill the distractions. I’m called Hades for a reason, after all.

The Wrong Heart

Jennifer Hartmann - 2021
    I shouldn't be contacting the recipient of my husband's heart. I don't even expect him to reply...But there's a desperate, twisted part of me that hopes he will.No names.No personal details.Just a conversation.The only thing I have left of my husband is inside him.***'The Wrong Heart' is an angst-filled contemporary romance standalone. This book deals with heavy themes, such as loss of a loved one and self-harm/suicide.

F*ckboy Psychos

C.M. Stunich - 2021
    Stop right now. You don’t want to read this.Trust me: you really, really don’t want to read this. So back away slowly, hands up, and I won’t have to kill you.They might, though. They might be willing to warm my bed, but I wouldn’t say I trusted them. Just a bunch of psychos, really.My three f*ckboys, my three psychos.Alexei Grove. God, what could I possibly say about him? How the mighty have fallen. Neurotic, violent, germaphobe. He hates to be touched; he hates the people who brought his family down even more.Next, there’s Widow. Traumatized, edgy, unpredictable. Never have I seen a man so twitchy yet so alpha. Just … don’t make the mistake I did: don’t touch his f*cking car.Lastly, there’s Bohnes. Oh, Bohnes … He’s the shadow of Prescott High. If you have enough cash, he’ll do anything. Literally anything—even bury a body. Also, he gave me severed fingers as a present. That must account for something, right?Then there’s me.I’m a boss-a** b*tch: I race cars and I always win.Rule is: if I can ride it, I can win it. What I can’t do is protect you.So, here’s my final warning: run, don’t walk.Better yet: ride. Ride hard, ride fast, and don’t look back.If you see my boys in the rearview, it’s already too late.Love, Scarlett Motherf*cking ForceF*CKBOY PSYCHOS is a 105,000 word mature high school/new adult romance with enemies-to-lovers/love-hate themes. This book contains a lot of foul language and sexual scenes; any sex featured is consensual. This is a reverse harem novel, meaning the main character has more than one love interest. The Scarlett Force series will conclude with a happy ending. This is book one in the series.

The Death Club

Caroline Peckham - 2021
    Carnage. Killing.The three Cs that make my life complete.I know killing technically doesn’t start with a C – but wouldn’t life be better if it did? Just like it would be better if the Devil was my boyfriend, Santa wasn’t a d*ck and I didn’t live under a bridge.I wished for my life to improve, but it didn’t. I was kidnapped, sold, sold again, stuck in a death game, sold AGAIN and now I’m living in a serial killer’s basement.Oh and there’s another dude down here who lives in a cage and doesn’t talk. I call him Dead Man on account of his soulless eyes. He either wants to kiss me or choke me out. I can’t decide which I want most.Anyways, my hot, tattooed, muscular insane Irish captor thinks I might make a good hit woman once he trains me up. Which is a freaking insult by the way as I’m already the best killer in town. Ask anyone. Except the cops. Don’t ask them or they’ll send me back to that creepy asylum where they gave me the crazy pills. But shh, that’s a secret. Want to know another one? I quite like it here. Every day is anarchy and that’s my favourite flavour.So I think I’m gonna join The Death Club and let my freak flag fly.This is a brand new dark menage series set in the same world as the Brutal Boys of Everlake Prep series with character crossover. Each series can be read independent of each other and the lead female character will end up with more than one love interest.


Tate James - 2021
    This story WILL spoil the Hades series for you if you haven’t read or finished it prior to picking this up.You’ve been warned.

Tears of Salvation

Michelle Heard - 2021
    Instead of the Princess of Terror, she might just be the embodiment of the goddess of mischief and chaos. For her, I broke all my rules.For her, I burned down the world.STANDALONE: A complete standalone novel in the Underworld Kings series.WARNING: This book contains subject matter that may be sensitive for some readers. There is dark and triggering content between these pages. 18+ only. Please read responsibly.

In His Possession: Bought by a Black Mafia Prince

B. Love - 2021


Jennifer Hartmann - 2021
    While there are references, and it does feature a secondary character from Still Beating, this is a standalone novel.

Stolen Crush

C.M. Stunich - 2021
    Kidnapped by a loving family, sure, but still kidnapped.Now, my biological mom wants me to live with her on the opposite side of the country.Her … and my new stepdad and his jerk of a son: Parrish.Wannabe tattoo artist, languorous rich boy, pouty mouth.Starting a new life on the West Coast sucks, especially when there’s no love lost between me and my new family.Oh, and my biological father? Did I mention that he’s a serial killer who wants me to play his games?Find the right clues, follow the right trail, or someone I love gets hurt.But what if he’s just kidnapped someone I hate instead?Parrish Vanguard is a royal asshole.The question is: does he deserve to die?With the help of Parrish’s best friends—Maxx and Chasm—I have to risk everything to save a boy who considers himself my sworn enemy. Even if I save his ass, he’ll never thank me.Lucky for him that our love-hate relationship isn’t a deal breaker.I’ll play, Dad.Start the game.STOLEN CRUSH is a 180,000 word love-hate/high school romance with suspense/thriller themes. Includes foul language and sexual scenes; any sex featured is consensual. This is a reverse harem novel, meaning the main character has more than one love interest.

Broken Trust

R.A. Smyth - 2021
    Today I start school at Pacific Prep. This is my new lease on life, and I won’t be wasting it. I need this, now, more than ever. I need the education, the promise of a future that I wouldn’t get anywhere else. These rich kids don’t like me though. When Hawk Davenport decides he doesn’t want me here, his friends back him. Along with Hawk, Westley Warren, Cam Rutherford, and Mason Hayes rule this school and nobody dares go against them. They don’t know the real me. I won’t back down.***This book is a reverse harem, meaning the FMC will have three or more love interests. The book also has trigger warnings for emotional/physical bullying, abuse, violent scenes, reference to self-harm and mature content/swearing, so please do not read if you are easily offended or have the mentioned triggers.This book is intended for 18+

Two Tricks

Elizabeth Knight - 2021
    Period. The end.No. No, you don’t get to ask why. Tricks runs the West Coast smuggling ring, so if you want anything to come and go, you play by the rules. You don’t like it? Well, then you’re gonna get a visit from me.Who am I? I’m Dax, his enforcer, and don’t let my height or the pink hair fool you. I’ll take your ass down.Now, can someone explain to me why the hell the Phantom Saints MC gang sent someone to try and talk me into getting Tricks to work with them? Or maybe how those same assholes ended up kidnapping me?You can bet your ass, as soon as I get the chance, I will make them regret ever having me as a ‘house guest’, even if they are sexy as sin. No one uses me and gets away with it!

Tears of Betrayal

Michelle Heard - 2021
    I’m kidnapped in the dead of night and waking up, it’s to come face to face with Demitri Vetrov.Dangerous and heartless, Demitri is the most feared man in the world. I’ve heard whispers of what he’s capable of. I’m thrown into a nightmare where I don’t know who I can trust, and fear for my life is my only constant companion. I’m forced to be at Demitri’s mercy, I’m just not sure he has any. It also doesn’t help that he’s disarmingly attractive. Tall, dark, and deadly. Knowing this, he uses it against me like a weapon, breaking down my walls faster than I can put them up.There’s a war coming, and I’m right in the middle of it. The only question is, will Demitri be the one to save me or kill me?STANDALONE: Romance Suspense full-length novel.WARNING: This book contains subject matter that may be sensitive for some readers. There is dark and triggering content between these pages. 18+ only. Please read responsibly.

Red Handed

Kate King - 2021
    Name your price.”At twenty-three, you would think I could say no to being traded to the enemy, but that’s not how life works when you grow up in an organized crime family. I consider myself lucky to have grown up at all.Ten years ago, my brother was murdered in the gang war that split the city of St. Adrian down the middle. My family took the South Side, and the North Side went to them. The Gentlemen.Now the leader of the Gentlemen is asking for my help and my father has been nice enough to agree to his terms. In exchange for my sister’s protection, I need to cross the divide and live with the family that killed my brother.Too bad I’ve never been great at playing nice.Nico, Beck and Rush are the enemy. The leaders of the Gentlemen. They’re conceited, lying, murderous assholes and they’re the reason I’ve been trained all my life to cheat, steal, and shoot my way to the top.I’m ready to take them down from the inside. I just hope they don’t get to me first. After all, a truce between two enemies is a promise waiting to be broken.Red Handed is an enemies to lovers contemporary mafia romance where the female main character will end up with multiple love interests by the end of the series. All the characters are in their mid-twenties. There are dark themes and graphic violence, but no bullying or violence toward the main character. This is book one of three.

Merciless Saints

Michelle Heard - 2021
    Loyalty is owned. Love is taken. I’ll show everyone I’m a threat, and they will fear me.For my family. I have to protect them.The second I hear the name Damien Vetrov I know I’m in trouble.He’s an arrogant Russian God.Only, I have zero intention of bowing to him. Ever.Attractive and lethal. He’s such an intoxicating mixture.Every second we spend together, the pull between us becomes stronger, and my fear grows.While my body wants him, my head knows better. He has the power to kill my family.But when blood is shed, I’m forced to depend on Damien for my life.Being at his mercy, whether he’ll kill me or protect me, is still up for debate. STANDALONE: Romance Suspense full-length novel.

The Don: The Oath Duet

Serena Akeroyd - 2021
    How could my Lady be anything other than a silken promise taunting me with every breath she takes?A new Don reigns over Manhattan.But though I won the war, peace isn’t easily brokered.Over a decade of avenging my father’s death, I made many enemies.To each and every one, Jen’s a target.But I’ll paint NYC red before I let them harm her.I just never imagined I’d be in the line of fire first…  A heart broken by grief can feel no guilt or shame with the brutality in which vengeance is delivered. This is the first part of ‘The Oath’ duet in The Valentini Family series.

Crooked Crows

Elena Lawson - 2021
    Heartlessly cruel. Broken beyond repair.Corvus, Rook, and Grey – The Crows. Bred in a world of gang wars, violence, and secrets, they rule the bloody town of Thorn Valley and all the people in it…too bad for me I’ve never been good at kissing ass or keeping quiet.Even if their savage spirits awaken something inside of me I thought was long dead, I can’t break. I won’t. They think they scare me, that I’ll run and hide, but the joke’s on them. The Crows aren’t the first monsters I’ve faced, and they won’t be the last. There are worse evils out there waiting to take their stab at Ava Jade Mason.I say let them try. I’m tired of running. Tired of holding back my darkness. Thorn Valley isn’t ready for a new boogie man. Too bad I’m already here.Crooked Crows is a dark enemies-to-lovers reverse harem romance, meaning the main character will have more than one love interest.Warning: This series contains foul language, explicit sexual content, graphic depictions of gang violence, and jealous/possessive themes. Recommended for readers aged eighteen and up. Please read responsibly.

The Brit

Jodi Ellen Malpas - 2021
    Numbing herself to fear and pain is the only way she can survive in this cruel world. So when she’s taken as collateral by the notorious Danny Black in a deadly game of power, she’s thrown by the deep fear she feels rising within her. And, worse than fear, a profound desire. She’s heard tales of The Brit. He’s callous. Coldblooded. But no one ever said he was wickedly beautiful and darkly captivating. He sees past her mask, giving her a cruel sense of hope. But she must fight their twisted attraction or risk losing the one thing she survives for.When Danny Black took an enemy’s beautiful lover as security, he never anticipated the repercussions. Or the warped attraction they would share. Rose Cassidy pushes Danny to the brink of madness with her impenetrable façade and savage allure. He has to remind himself that she’s bait. A solution to a problem. Yet she evokes powerful feelings in Danny, and feelings are risky when you’re wanted dead by endless enemies.The most dangerous game is about to be played.But can either of them win?*This story is gritty, dark, edgy, and contains scenes that some people may find uncomfortable to read. It is NOT for the fainthearted.

Kingdom Fall

A. Zavarelli - 2021
    He was darkness personified. I had little to call my own. He was filthy rich, powerful, and dangerous. The assignment was simple, and my goal was too. Take care of his son. Keep my head down. When he least expects it, destroy him. It should have been easy. I thought it would be until I looked into his stark blue eyes. Kissing the enemy is a bad idea, but so is falling in love with him. He doesn’t know my crumbling foundation is built on lies. When he discovers the truth, I’ll find out if he’s as brutal as I believe. I came here to steal his life. I didn’t count on him stealing my heart.

Wicked Knight

Tracy Lorraine - 2021
    I want blood for those who wronged me and my family. And my so-called truth is ripping me apart, in a way lies never could.Everyone else has moved on, but I can’t. Not until someone pays.And it seems that fate is on my side this time, because the hellion girl from the graveyard is going to be my saving grace… and provide me with everything I crave.The pain.The vengeance.The blood.She has no idea what she’s been dragged into, but she’s going to regret every step she’s taken to get here.Stella Doukas isn’t like any other girl I’ve encountered before.She’s fierce, determined, and much stronger than I anticipated.I might have met my match.And that is not a good thing…Dear readers,Wicked Knight is the first to my new angst-filled new adult mafia series.This is my darkest bully romance yet. If the following doesn’t get your pulse racing in all the right ways, you might want to miss this one out…Dub/non-con, bullying, knife and blood play, mutilation, humiliation, somnophilia, sexual violence, exhibitionism/voyeurism. You have been warned. Enjoy!

Once We Were Starlight

Mia Sheridan - 2021
    An audience of hungry eyes. And him, the other half of my soul, our supple bodies moving as one...Sundara: the lush and forbidden oasis in the desert where men travel to watch acts of sexual deviancy, and the only existence seventeen-year-old Karys has ever known. But despite a life where secrets and sin are in high supply, and freedom remains far beyond their reach, Karys and her partner Zakai find safety in each other, their passionate love the light that helps them both survive the darkness.Very suddenly, Karys and Zakai find themselves in the bright and confusing world of New York City, navigating separation, school, and relatives who are all but strangers. If they’ve been found, why do they still feel so lost? As their new lives threaten to drive them apart, and Zakai spins out of her grasp, Karys must figure out who and what can be trusted in this strange city, seemingly filled with more venom than the desert they once called home.

Devils & Dust

Catherine Wiltcher - 2021
    RICKI rose from nothing to own this city.A smooth-talking bastard with an empire of sin.I was so used to winning that I never saw her sleight of hand.Now I’m dancing with the devil, and she’s holding all the aces.NINAI jumped from my father’s penthouse to drown in this city.Just another damaged Bratva princess hiding in plain sight.They offered me freedom in exchange for his downfall.Get close.Uncover his secrets.Destroy his empire from the inside out.It seemed so easy…and when you’re as broken as I am, there’s nothing left to lose.Except for my heart.


Ruby Vincent - 2021
    I’m sure you can guess how it goes.Girl winds up in the wrong place at the wrong time.She witnesses four gods of beauty and brutality murder some poor sap, and she’s stupid enough to get caught.Come on. You know what happens next.You know they tracked her… me… down.I don’t need to tell you that they claimed me. Ripped me from my safe, perfect world and bound me in chains to their throne.All of that is obvious.It’s the part where they corrupted me, dragged me into their world of death and destruction, made me theirs in every way I didn’t know was possible, and I became a soldier in a war that will bring all of Cinco City to its knees……that’s when it gets interesting.Saint is a dark contemporary why choose romance. This is book one in the series and features language, dark themes, and sexual scenes. If you're cool with that, dive in!

Shifter Syndicate

Avery Stone - 2021
    But it all burns to hell the night of the Howling Ceremony, and I'm left in a pit of forsaken shifters — rejected by my newly found mate and awaiting death at the hands of the Four Alphas of Shifter Syndicate.Instead, I’m unexpectedly chosen by Alpha Asher of the North Syndicate and whisked to an underground world where darkness thrives. The only problems now are my defiance, inability to follow rules, and my growing desire to slip into Alpha Asher's chambers.But those issues can be costly because I've learned one important thing:At Shifter Syndicate, you obey the rules or face the howling consequences.All the same, I will rise against the odds and follow the flaming force of revenge to salvation. Or die trying… Shifter Syndicate is a full-length (174,000 word) Dark Paranormal Romance. Book One of the trilogy is filled with humor, action, suspense, steam, a tough heroine, and an antihero alpha. It's recommended for 18+ audiences due to language and sexual instances. If you enjoy books by Jaymin Eve, Shannon Mayer, Kelly St. Clare, Leia Stone, Jen L. Grey, and Everly Frost, then turn the page to this thrilling, dangerous adventure in the world of Shadowborns. You won't regret it.

City of Thieves

Cora Kenborn - 2021
     He’s a mafia prince… Heir to the Marchesi throne. A man consumed by his demons.Beautiful.Ruthless. I don’t belong in his world, and he doesn’t belong in mine. Still, I’m not the spoiled politician’s daughter he thinks I am… This is the City of Thieves, where lies are hard currency and deception is the real art. Trust no one. Love no one.Too bad I don’t follow my own rules. They say black arrows make for bleeding hearts.Now, I’m planning the ultimate heist for a man who never misses.City of Thieves is an enemies to lovers mafia romance with no cliffhanger and a guaranteed HEA. For mature readers only.

Condemned to Love

Siobhan Davis - 2021
    Will one life-altering night unite or destroy them? Bennett Mazzone grew up ignorant of the truth: he is the illegitimate son of the most powerful mafia boss in New York. Until it suited his father to drag him into a world where power, wealth, violence, and cruelty are the only currency.Celebrating her twenty-first birthday in Sin City should be fun for Sierra Lawson, but events take a deadly turn when she ends up in a private club, surrounded by dangerous men who always get what they want.And they want her.Ben can’t believe his ex’s little sister is all grown up, stunningly beautiful, and close to being devoured by some of the most ruthless men he has ever known. The Vegas trip is about strengthening ties, but he won’t allow his associates to ruin her perfection. Although it comes at a high price, saving Sierra is his only choice.The memory of Ben’s hands on her body is seared into Sierra’s flesh for eternity. She doesn’t regret that night. Not even when she discovers the guy she was crushing on as a teenager is a cold, calculating killer with dark impulses and lethal enemies who want him dead.Understanding the risks, she walks away from the only man she will ever love, stowing her secrets securely in her heart. Until the truth becomes leverage and Sierra is drawn into a bloody war—a pawn in a vicious game she doesn’t want to play.As the web of deceit is finally revealed, Ben will stop at nothing to protect Sierra. Even if loving her makes him weak. In a world where women serve a sole purpose, and alliances mean the difference between life and death, can he fight for love and win?A STAND-ALONE DARK MAFIA ROMANCE.

The Dancer and The Masks

Bea Paige - 2021
    Silent like ghosts. Three faceless men with one thing on their mind, revenge.The DancerI was stolen.Ripped from the people I love, and imprisoned in a medieval castle in Scotland with walls as thick and impenetrable as the stone encasing my kidnappers' hearts.Do as they say and you’ll survive this place.Refuse their orders and feel the consequences of their wrath.Everyone here calls them The Masks.I call them my enemy.I may seem fragile, weak, but I’m not like all the rest.I’m not just a dancer, or a singer, or a musician that they can loan out as entertainment to sick men and women.I’m a fighter. I come from a long line of them.This time they stole the wrong girl, and these walls…?They’ll come crashing down even if I have to rip them apart myself, brick by bloody brick.The MasksWe took her.A payment for a debt. A very personal one.With our father “The Collector” dead, we are the heirs to a twisted dynasty with nothing but revenge in our hearts, blood on our hands, and darkness in our souls.Our home bears witness to our cruelty.The prisoners within it, scarred by our wrath.We’re the soulless creatures as twisted as any monster real or imagined.We steal, thieving not just the artist themselves, but the light that makes them shine bright.We must keep up our father’s legacy.We must have revenge.The Dancer we stole is ours to play with. Ours to use.She won’t survive this place.We’ll make sure of it.WARNING: This is a dark, contemporary, reverse harem romance for adult readers, and contains graphic sex scenes and violence. It is not for the feint of heart.

Bad Blood

Cora Kenborn - 2021
    A Carrera bleeds for revenge.Thalia Santiago is the daughter of my enemy. A beautiful rebel with a single cause.Impulsive. Fearless. And ripe for her father’s undoing.I recognized her the moment she stepped into my casino.I watched her start the fires that burned her pretty fingers, and then I poured gasoline on the flames. Now she’s in my debt, and her dues are a shiny gold ring and a vow of deception. I’ll bend her. I’ll break her. I’ll turn our mockery of a marriage into a battlefield.And that river of bad blood that flows between our two families? I’ll make it an ocean of hate. *This is book 1 of a new dark romance duet, releasing May 12th. Tainted Blood, book 2, releases June 9th. **Bad Blood is set in the Santiago and Carrera worlds, but it is not necessary to have read either trilogy beforehand.

Crown of Thorns: A High School Bully Romance (Thornwood Prep Book 1)

E.M. Snow - 2021


Tijan - 2021
    Names didn’t exist.I joined anyway. I had no other choice because they took my sister.Join. Find her. Try and make it out alive.Then he won me in a poker game.I hated him instantly, thinking he was like my other bosses before him.He wasn’t. He was worse.He wasn’t just cold. He was dead inside.It didn’t matter that he was gorgeous.He was the most lethal thing I’d ever met.He was also the only person who could keep me alive, if he didn’t kill me himself.A/N This is a 102k mafia/cartel standalone.This is the most violent book Tijan has ever written.Trigger warning: references to sexual violence“Canaries sing to save lives. I sing and people die.”

Merciless Vows

Faith Summers - 2021
    He’s the Bratva assassin they all call Merciless.On our wedding day, he taught me real monsters aren’t the ones who hide in the dark.They’re the ones who stare you in the face and steal your soul. On a quest for revenge, he takes me and unearths secrets from the past that will cause a war.When death lies on the horizon the enemy of my enemy becomes my friend.In this instance he’s my husband.The real question is when he finishes uncovering the truth, will he keep me or kill me.

Ruthless Saints

Michelle Heard - 2021
    I’m the villain. The monster everyone fears.I’ve been born into a life of depravity and ruthlessness. It’s kill or be killed.Until her…The moment she smiles at me, my world changes.I keep coming back. Watching her brings me stolen moments of peace.Until I can’t stay away…She doesn’t know who I am, that she’s flirting with death.Slowly we fall deeper until she loves the lies I’ve told her.The danger that follows me, creeps closer and the façade I’ve built comes crashing down around us. And lovers turn to enemies.But there’s no going back for me.I want her. I will have her. She doesn’t have a choice.STANDALONE: Romance Suspense full-length novel.


Caitlyn Dare - 2021
    Welcome to Savage Falls...A brand new dark reverse harem bully romance trilogy from bestselling author Caitlyn Dare, coming this summer!Two dirty-talking tattooed bikers, a pretty boy football player with secrets, and the MC princess who will bring them to their knees...Are you ready for a SAVAGE summer?

Reluctant Surrender: A Dark Mafia Arranged Marriage Romance

Measha Stone - 2021
    I'll be keeping her as my bride.As her thong is ripped off and my belt lashes her beautiful bare backside for the first time, I can tell Maggie Dudek is finally starting to realize that defying a man like me has consequences.Painful consequences.Rigging a high-stakes poker game put her in danger, but that's not why she's face down on my bed. She's here because my future bride needs to learn that her husband expects to be obeyed.Soon her already well-spanked bottom will be sore from a much more shameful lesson, but her screams as she is punished will turn into moans of submission long before I'm finished with her.The more she fights, the more delicious her surrender will be...Publisher's Note: Reluctant Surrender is a stand-alone novel which is the second book of the Reluctant Brides series. It includes spankings and rough, intense sexual scenes. If such material offends you, please don't buy this book.

Ruthless Stranger

Maggie Cole - 2021
    One I can’t see, only feel, thanks to my friends who make a deal with him on my behalf.No names. No personal details. No face to etch into my mind.Just him, me, and an expensive silk tie.What happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas.He warns me he’s full of danger.I never see that side of him. All I experience is his Russian accent, delicious scent, and touch that lights me on fire.One incredible night turns into two. Then we go our separate ways.But fate doesn't keep us apart. When I run into my stranger back in Chicago, I know it’s him, even if I’ve never seen his icy blue eyes before.Our craving is hotter than Vegas. But he never lied.He’s a ruthless man…”Ruthless Stranger” is the jaw-dropping first installment of the “Mafia Wars” series. It’s an interconnecting, stand-alone Dark Mafia Romance, guaranteed to have an HEA.

The Ritual

Shantel Tessier - 2021
    You vow. We vow.Barrington University is home of the Lords, a secret society that requires their blood in payment. They are above all—the most powerful men in the world. They devote their lives to violence in exchange for power. And during their senior year, they are offered a chosen one.People think growing up with money is freeing, but I promise you, it’s not. My entire life has been planned out for me. I never got the chance to do what I wanted until Ryat Alexander Archer came along and gave me an option for a better life. He offered me what no one else ever had—freedom.I chose to be his. He made me believe that anyway, but it was just another lie. A way that the Lords manipulate you into doing what they want.After being sucked into the dark, twisted world of the Lords, I embraced my new role and allowed Ryat to parade me around like the trophy I was to him. But like all things, what started out as a game soon became a fight for survival. And the only way out was death.Things to know about The RitualIt is MFTRIGGER WARNINGS (Please see the author's note on the inside)J/P & OTT Hero (jealous/possessive & over the top)This is a 150K word dark romance and may contain triggers for some due to sexual situations, language, and violence.


Onley James - 2021
    By day, he’s the spoiled youngest son of an eccentric billionaire. By night, he’s an unrepentant killer, one of seven psychopaths raised to right the wrongs of a justice system that keeps failing.Noah Holt has spent years dreaming of vengeance for the death of his father, but when faced with his killer, he learns a daunting truth he can’t escape. His father was a monster.Unable to ignore his own surfacing memories, Noah embarks on a quest to find the truth about his childhood with the help of an unlikely ally: the very person who murdered his father. Since their confrontation, Adam is obsessed with Noah, and he wants to help him uncover the answers he seeks, however dark they may be.The two share a mutual attraction, but deep down, Noah knows Adam’s not like other boys. Adam can’t love. He wasn’t born that way. But he refuses to let Noah go, and Noah’s not sure he wants him to.Can Adam prove to Noah that passion, power, and protection are just as good as love?

Liar's Lullaby

Nicole Fox - 2021
    THERE’S A LIAR IN MY BED AND A BABY ON MY DOORSTEP.My soldiers threw Charlotte at my feet and told me what she was:A thief.A liar.A sneak.I chained her in the cell beneath my mansion with a plan to get rid of her at dawn.But something made me change my mind.That something?A little girl arriving on my doorstep, desperate and alone…With a note in her hand that changes everything.“This is your daughter.Her mother is dead.She’s your responsibility now.”Now, I need a nanny for the daughter I never knew I had.Lucky for me, I’ve got the perfect solution…And she’s locked up in my cellar as we speak.

The Forsaken King

Penelope Barsetti - 2021
    Readers have said, "It's got everything I love in her contemporary novels. Alpha. Feisty Heroine. Action. Betrayal. Pretty much everything!"Ivory:I see him watch me.Everywhere I go—he follows.He’s one of my father’s guards at the castle. Goes by the name Mastodon.There’s something about him I don’t like, but my warnings are never taken seriously. But I bet if my brother voiced the same concerns that would be no issue…just because he has balls and I don’t.Well, I have bigger balls than he ever will.When I leave for the Capital, Mastodon escorts me. And just as I feared, he kills my guards and captures me.At least he tries to capture me. There’s a lot of running and chasing. I land an arrow right in his neck, but it does nothing. It’s like he doesn’t even feel it.He takes me into a cavern and we descend deep underground—to the Bottom of the Cliffs. Then he tells me why he’s doing this.Because my family took everything from him—and now he’s about to do the same.Mastodon:Her father murdered mine then raped my mother—and forced me to watch.Then he pushed us over the cliff—to our deaths.But we survived—and now we’re ready for revenge.She’s the key to that. After she helps us get what we need, I’ll hang her by her pretty neck and watch her take her last breath.I steal her from Delacroix—and of course, she fights me the whole way. Not just with her fists, but her mouth too.If she wasn’t my pawn, I might actually like her.When I hand her over to my mother, I realize she has far more sinister plans. She tells me to do exactly what her father did—and force her.That’s not the kind of man I am, so the answer is no.But then she asks Geralt—the most barbaric man I’ve ever met.So I volunteer—because I know she’d rather it be me than anyone else.

Hostile Saint

India R. Adams - 2021
    There is one word; evermoreIt is why I fight so hard to find herIt is why I will do whatever it takesIt is why I will kill anyone who tries to stop meEvermore...Yes, that is what she is to meLeft for dead, Tate is given little choice as to whether or not he should trust the strangers that roll into his life on motorcycles that sound like dragons.Will they help him? Or bring more harm to the one he loves most.Hostile Saint is an MC novel that will have you hoping for the unexpected.

Just Like Heaven

Trilina Pucci - 2021
    𝐖𝐞’𝐫𝐞 𝐰𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐰𝐚𝐲. If only I could’ve convinced my heart.We were gorgeously young and desperate for one another. His lips whispered promises of all the stars in the sky. While I dreamt of a love that would last forever. But we’re star-crossed.Fate had decided our course.Leaving us to cling to each other as we crumbled to ash.His need became possession. My innocence turned jaded.Our families declared war.All that remained was hate. But Calder was raised by wolves. The rules didn’t apply. I was his until he said otherwise—for better or for worse.Our love story’s bathed in crimson and drenched in bullets.Because sometimes, Romeo comes with tattoos, guns, and a taste for blood.

Deathly: The Dillon Sisters

Brynne Asher - 2021
    Or an imposter. I’m certainly a hypocrite. I offer advice for a living. Encourage my patients to make wise decisions—help them help themselves to walk through life stronger, healthier, happier. Isn’t that the goal? To live our best lives? If only I practiced what I preach. I wasn’t always like this. Every move I make lately is the opposite of smart. These questionable life choices are a new development. They started the day a certain Vitale barged into my life. Brand Vitale might look like a hero to the rest of the world, but looks can be deceiving. I’m driven by obsession for a man who’s turning out to be dark, dangerous, and downright depraved. And I don’t care. Because, sometimes, depraved, debauched—hell, or even deathly—is the only option.

Broken Sparrow

Chelle Bliss - 2021
    An unlikely hero.Morris has always dedicated himself to his brothers in the MC, choosing the freedom of the open road over the monotony of family life. But a chance encounter with a single mother on the run causes his protective alpha instincts to kick into overdrive.Alice Sparrow thought she had planned her escape perfectly, but everything that could go wrong, did. Bank account emptied. Broken-down car. No place to stay. But when she bumps into a handsome biker, she doesn’t have the luxury of walking away from his help, especially when she must keep her daughter safe.What is supposed to be a simple act of kindness quickly turns into something bigger and more complicated than either expects…especially when it comes to matters of the heart.Broken Sparrow is a steamy age-gap, single mother, hot biker standalone romance that's guaranteed to bring the steam and the feels.

Badly Behaved

Meagan Brandy - 2021
    A chameleon. I’m whatever I must be.And what I must be is a flawless daughter, a skilled socialite, and the perfect prize to the man who signed along the dotted line. Not that I’m complaining. I’m all for a contractual agreement, a quick and clean catapult into the next phase of rich girl life. One that takes little thought, less effort, and zero devotion. It’s exactly what I want. An impassive life. A calculated future. Or, it was until the lights went out, darkness took over, and I learned what it meant to live.To feel.To fall. But everyone knows what thrives in the night burns in the light and flames were among us. There is no escape. No turning back. No ending within my control. My mother always says our choices determine our consequences. 𝘐 𝘩𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘪𝘵 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘴𝘩𝘦’𝘴 𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵.

Burn to Ash

K.C. Kean - 2021
    Shine. Sleep. Repeat. To the world.Break. Darken. Cry. Lost. Behind closed doors.Nothing is as it seems in the Asheville home or this hell hole town.Then he shows up. Pushing my buttons and demanding I take more from life, be more, be…me. But I have no idea who that is. How do I fight for my freedom when I’m their bargaining tool?What he doesn’t realize is how screwed up Knight’s Creek really is.For all I care, the whole town can burn to ash.RyanGet in. Get out. Job done.That was the plan...until I met her.My life is dark, cruel, and dangerous. She looks like she sleeps on a bed of roses, yet her broken soul shines in her eyes, calling to me like a beacon.She’s not what I’m here for. I’m getting distracted, but I’ll do whatever it takes to break her free from the invisible chains that keep her rooted to this town.For her, I’ll burn the whole town to ash.Burn to Ash is an MF Romance novel based on spin-off characters from The Allstars Series which is an RH romance series, but can be read as a stand alone. It includes triggering scenes that some may find difficult to read, and is recommended for over 17 years. This is a complete standalone book.

Bad Boys Never Fall

S.J. Sylvis - 2021
    Mary’s Boarding School, watchful eyes tracked our every move. My guilty conscience whispered unjust excuses in my ear anytime we touched. Our futures suddenly became unclear, and the already blurred lines became blurrier.A past we didn’t know existed turned our walls of self-preservation to rubble. The truth was suddenly revealed, and our plan went up in flames.Gemma thought I was the one letting her fall into the ashes. But little did she know, I was there to watch her rise.Bad Boys Never fall is book two in the St. Mary's Duet and concludes Gemma & Isaiah's story. Bad Boys Never Fall is intended for readers 18+ and deals with subjects that some may find triggering.

Lessons in Sin

Pam Godwin - 2021
    As the headteacher of a Catholic boarding school, I’m never tempted by a student.Until Tinsley Constantine.The bratty princess challenges my rules and awakens my dark nature. With each punishment I lash upon her, I want more. In my classroom, private rectory, and bent over my altar, I want all of her.One touch risks everything I stand for. My faith. My redemption. And even my life.As if that could stop me. I need her pain, and her heart, and she needs my lessons in sin.

The One That Got Away

Nicky James - 2021
    I’m not imagining it. I’m not crazy. Charlie Falkingham is convinced someone is after him. There are signs. There are clues, but no one believes him. After living through a childhood horror, Charlie suffers from a severe paranoia disorder, among many things, and the Hamilton Police have labeled him The Boy Who Cried Wolf.When the only person on the force who ever listened to Charlie’s concerns retires, who can Charlie reach out to for help?Arrogant and young, Officer Takoda Dyani has a chip on his shoulder a mile wide. He’s rude and brash and doesn’t play well with others. He has more enemies than friends, and he doesn’t care. When his senior officer assigns him to be Charlie’s consultant, Takoda knows it will end badly. He doesn’t have time to coddle a prissy rich boy.However, if he can’t calm Charlie’s paranoid delusions and act civil for once, he’ll lose his job.But are they delusions?The longer he knows Charlie, the more Takoda realizes, something isn’t right.Is someone stalking Charlie, or is Takoda getting too wrapped up in Charlie’s fragile world?**The One That Got Away is an MM psychological romantic suspense. Triggers for severe anxiety and panic disorder, OCD, dissociative episodes, PTSD. The plot line includes a reference to a past child kidnapping and sex trafficking incident. The details of the sex trafficking are NOT discussed in any detail.**

Savage Vandal

Heather Long - 2021
    But someone is hurting her. We’ve all seen it.We tried to ignore the warning signs. We tried to trust the people around her.We tried to believe in her world.Too late.When she nearly died in front of us, we had to act.We took her.She doesn’t belong in our world, but I’ll be damned if someone lays a finger on her under my watch.I’ll kill them first.
Now that she’s here… I don’t know if I can let her leave.I’m Jasper Horan, anyone who tries to take her will have to go through me and my boys.You’ve been warned.SAVAGE VANDAL is a full length mature college/new adult romance with enemies-to-lovers/love-hate themes. This is a reverse harem novel, meaning the main character has more than one love interest. This is book one in the series.

Scorned Princess

Eva Chance - 2021
    Marry a man I might eventually love, forge an alliance between his gang and my father's, and get out from under Dad's sadistic thumb.Turns out my fiancé has other plans. Like slaughtering me and my entire family the night before the wedding.I make it out alive, left with nothing but a thirst for vengeance. But if I want to crush the prick who betrayed me, I have to turn to the biggest pricks of them all.Hot, cocky, and dangerous, Wylder Noble and his men rule Paradise Bend. Their help doesn't come cheap. I've got to prove I'm strong enough to deserve it.Whatever they throw at me, I can take it. No taunting words or scorching looks will break the wall around my heart.They think I'm made of glass? I'm a girl of shards that can cut you to the bone.Before this is over, someone's going to bleed. And this time, it won't be me.*Scorned Princess is the first in a new gritty contemporary romance series from bestselling author Eva Chase (writing as Eva Chance) and Harlow King. No major triggers, but be prepared for domineering men who make their own rules, a rebellious heroine who's not afraid to get her hands dirty, and an enemies-to-lovers romance where the girl gets all the guys. It's going to be a wild, bloody ride!*

Dangerous Vow

S.R. Jones - 2021
    He sees me as prey. He doesn’t know what I’m capable of or the terrible secrets I hide.Giovanni Bianchi: Handsome, wealthy, and controlling.He’s the man who has it all—except me.When he offers me the opportunity to work as a librarian for his estate, I can’t turn him down despite my father’s deathbed warning. I have nothing to lose. My father is dead. My home is in danger. My fortune gone. Yet, still he takes from me. I should have listened to the warnings.Giovanni tempts me with books, lures me with sunshine, and wraps me in sin. But all is not well in our Eden, and my secrets refuse to stay hidden. Will he leave when he sees the real me? Maybe, but I’m starting to understand my Italian Prince.He’s not just powerful, he’s the devil in disguise.Our twisted game will bring danger to us both, and our lives will never be the same again. Secrets are spilled, battle lines are drawn, but Giovanni won’t let me go.And this time he’s playing for keeps.


Keri Lake - 2021
    I had only to look for the signs. Well, I’ve spent my whole life investigating the inexplicable, and all I've found are the unsettling vestiges of iniquity - the evidence of another world shrouded by the obscure. Purgatory to some, where depravity hides in shadows, and girls like me are little more than delicious bites of temptation. Others call it Nightshade. This peculiar place is where I first met the cold and callous recluse living in a decaying cliffside cathedral. Jericho Van Croix is the epitome of everything I’ve been told to fear. A raven-winged harbinger who wears intrigue like a warm black cloak. An enigma that I’m determined to unravel – even if it means getting closer than I should. One touch is forbidden. Even so much as a kiss would be my demise. But the sin on his lips burns me up like a wild flame, and his growing infatuation weakens my resolve. Giving him what he wants, though, will mean no chance for redemption, or escape. What's worse is, the signs I’ve followed yet failed to see all these years begin to unmask a terrifying reality: That falling may be my only saving grace.

Make Me Lie

C.R. Jane - 2021
    And I may have been his accomplice.But no one knows for sure except for me.The dangerous, cruel men of the Sphinx secret society intend to uncover my secrets…and break me.Stellan, my childhood crush who lost his sister to the Demon.Cain, the boy with the face of an angel to who manipulation comes as easy as breathing;Remington, the playboy soccer star full of secrets.Pax, the dark psycho who hides behind his fists.I hoped for a second chance at Darkwood University, only to have my dream ripped away the first time I kissed one of the handsome bastards.They know who I am.And they're determined to make me pay.They should have thought twice about who they were playing with.Because I am the demon’s daughter. And just because they have the power, the connections, the faces and bodies of gods… do they really think they’ll win?I wanted a new life, not a war.But if they insist, we’ll see who ends up playing.

Red Sin

Aleatha RomigAleatha Romig - 2021
    It’s also associated with heat, passion, and sexuality. When two people meet unexpectedly with an inexplicable attraction that defies common can be called RED SIN.Julia and Van found one another in a shaken snow globe. Stranded in a blizzard, they embraced being two individuals with no last names. The plan was to walk away from each other with no regrets—until that plan changed. Julia’s life was delivered a staggering blow the day she discovered her fiancé’s infidelity. The night she met a handsome stranger, one who showed her the possibility of a life filled with more than the fulfillment of expectations, she took a chance. When it comes to business, Donovan Sherman is a wolf—a bloodthirsty carnivore who leaves wounded prey and victims in his wake. He learned from the best, his onetime nemesis and now-mentor, Lennox Demetri, who showed him that opportunities are only ripe for those willing to risk it all, a lesson Donovan took to heart.With Julia McGrath, Donovan must decide if this beautiful woman who showed him the meaning of red sin will fall victim as his prey or if after experiencing the unbridled passion, there is more that he wants.From New York Times bestselling author Aleatha Romig comes a brand-new age-gap, family saga, chance meeting, contemporary romantic-suspense novel in the world of high finance, where success is sweet and revenge is sweeter. Have you been Aleatha’d?*RED SIN is a full-length novel and book one of the Sin Series.

The Revenge You Seek

Tracy Lorraine - 2021
    or forgiven her.And I never will.Because piece by piece, she’s taken away everything I care about.And for that she’ll pay.When I claim my crown at Maddison Kings University, I’m going to make sure hers is tarnished.Scarlett Hunter is about to experience the revenge of a Legend.Dear Reader,The Revenge You Seek is the first book in Letty and Kane's trilogy. This book is a dark bully romance that contains mature content and demanding alphaholes that some readers may find disturbing. You have been warned.

King's Temptation

Piper Stone - 2021

Dirty Little Secrets

K.G. Reuss - 2021
    Cunning. Gorgeous. Killers.They are the Kings of Bolten, an elite academy I have no business being in. My desire to remain invisible is dashed when I find myself bound to one of their enemies.Now, there’s no escape.With me in the crosshairs in a war between Kings and Lords at Bolten, will I be another victim or will the Kings spare me on the condition I belong to them?One thing is certain. I have a few dirty little secrets. Maybe I’m not the good girl everyone thought. Maybe I’m meant to be queen. Maybe… I’m meant to rule.Dirty Little Secrets is a mature #whychoose romance with three sinful Kings of Bolten. Contains dark content and scenarios. Reader discretion advised.


Sheridan Anne - 2021
    Fearless. Destructive. They’re everything a girl shouldn’t want. Too bad this foster girl never had a daddy to chase away the monsters because I’m a sucker for a bad boy … or four. Carver, King, Cruz, and Grayson—the Kings of Ravenwood Heights. When I was forced to come here, I was expecting just another run-down town to add to the ever-growing list of unwanted homes. What I wasn’t expecting was them. They’re dangerous and they're keeping one hell of a secret—a secret that's going to change it all.Boys of Winter is a Dark, Enemies to Lovers, Reverse Harem Romance. It contains explicit sexual content, detailed violence, and coarse language.

Cruel Lies

Faith Summers - 2021
    It contains dubious and other triggering situations that some readers might find offensive or be sensitive to. Please don't read if any of that bothers you.The Cruel Secrets Duet is set in the Raventhorn world.

Tease Me Once

W. Winters - 2021
    It’s a story crafted for those of us who crave the villain. 
Not everyone knows about The Club, which is by design. The main floor entertains the elite. There are dim lights, stolen touches and the liquor flows to ensure the guests get exactly what they want. There are high profile clients, cuffs and collars, contracts and secrets in every corner.

But it’s what lies beneath these floors, down the spiral staircase, that intrigues me the most.

There’s a man who stays in the corner of the darkest rooms. In this world of sinful tastes, he is the ruler, the devil, the boss. Declan Cross.I knew him once when times were different and the years have changed everything.He makes me an offer, one that speaks to the very soul of my desire. One I can’t say no to and one that changes everything. 

Tease Me Once is the beginning of a series. Prepare for everything seductive and beautifully dark.

Ruthless Creatures

J.T. Geissinger - 2021
    Geissinger. Five years ago, my fiancé disappeared. He left me with a wedding dress I’d never wear. Left me with the kind of scars that can’t be healed. The man I built my future on vanished like a ghost. All that remained were my broken heart and unanswered questions.Until a mysterious stranger arrives in town. Tall, dark, and dangerous, Kage is as full of secrets as he is sex appeal. Though I know he’s hiding something, I’m drawn to him like a moth to flame.The intensity of our connection is addictive, unlike anything I’ve ever felt before. Heat crackles between us with every look, desire flares into passion, and I fall hard, unable to resist.But when I discover how he’s tied to the darkness in my past, I learn what happens when you fly recklessly into fire:You get burned.

Haunting Adeline

H.D. Carlton - 2021
    Especially not when I plead for him to leave.He's always there, watching and waiting.And I can never look away.Not when I want him to come closer.The ShadowI didn't mean to fall in love.But now that I have, I can't stay away.I'm mesmerized by her smile, by her eyes, and the way she moves.The way she undresses...I'll keep watching and waiting. Until I can make her mine.And once she is, I'll never let her go.Not even when she begs me to.While not required, it is highly suggested to read the novella, Satan's Affair, first.This book was previously banned on Amazon due to the trigger warning. Please read reviews or go to the author's website.

The Thorns Remain

Jennifer Hartmann - 2021
    The beast had emerged from its lair with a burning need to destroy the man who tore my marriage apart.And now?Now, it was my lifeline.My dark lover.My. Whole. Purpose.REVENGE.They say it’s sweet in the end, and I believed them. I could almost taste that honey on my tongue, like a balm I needed to quell the bitterness.But it was all a lie.I was blindsided.And not once did I think about who I might hurt along the way. I never considered the casualties that may fall across my path of destruction.No…Revenge is not sweet. Retaliation does not end in reward.Vengeance is not justice.The promises whispered by that beast within?They’re all hollow.All it ever wanted was to be set free.In the end, I never expected things to be worse than when it all began.I never expected the wreckage left in my wake.Ineverexpectedher.*** "The Thorns Remain" is a contemporary romance standalone, previously titled "What We Deserve." ***

Almost Damned

Christopher Leibig - 2021
    In Almost Damned, little does Sam know that his most challenging cases are all leading up to one monumental trial, in which he will lay before the Court the visceral complexities of good vs. evil.As Sam navigates his cases in Bennet County, it becomes increasingly apparent that his clients-old and new-are surprisingly interconnected, especially when old clients rise from the dead. Literally. He and his office are besieged by death threats and mysterious invitations, each one a clue that compels him to dig deeper into his own past. With each new discovery, Sam leads himself and his team deeper into a nether world in an attempt to bring redemption to his toughest clients of all-the descendants of the biblical Fallen Angels who have been walking the earth as humans for centuries, unable to find peace.

Jax (The Heights Saga, #2)

E.M. Moore - 2021
    The all-consuming, toe-curling kind of love.Fate had other plans for the two of us though.Ruled by a world of dangerous men, I did something reprehensible. I did what I needed to survive. I betrayed Jax—the only man who ever truly cared whether I lived or died.Years later, I remain a brokenhearted plaything. A puppet to maneuver around a chess board. Psycho uses my body, my face, my skills to get him exactly what he wants.I’m the predator no one sees coming.And my next job is to come face-to-face with him again. My Jax. Once Psycho gets something in his head, he won’t let up. What he wants next is what Jax has, and he’ll do anything to get it.Including using me in any way he can.Now, I have to make a choice between my safety and my conscience. My life…and my heart.But there’s one thing I know for sure: my second chance is the most treacherous game I’ve played.JAX is a full-length m/f dark romance standalone in the Heights Crew world.

Make You Beg

Shantel Tessier - 2021
    She will pay for her betrayal however I deem necessary. Imagine living in a constant nightmare where you have no control. Running from someone or something, you can hear him getting closer and feel his breath on your neck. You know that no matter what you do, he’s going to get you. He will win.But I don’t have just one. I have four. Ryan Scout, Van Rellik, Dax Monroe, and Grayson Law are the Reapers of Westbrook High, my ex-best friends, and now my biggest enemies. They run the school and own this town. They want nothing more than to make me pay for what I saw that night at Death Valley. A sick and twisted game that leaves me dirty and bruised with torn clothing. So how did I fall in love with one?I was raised to fear the dark side, but he showed me it was in the dark where the truth came to light. He played with me until my body craved his touch. I was going to prove I could be his most trusted servant in every form of the word. Whether kneeling before him or lying on my back, my sole purpose in life was to be his. But when you’re a toy everyone likes to play with, you’re bound to end up broken.Things to know about Make You Beg It is not RHIt is MF & MFMIt is told in multiple POVsThis is a 140K word dark bully romance and may contain triggers for some due to sexual situations, language, and violence.


Sheridan Anne - 2021
    Levi. Marcus.Psychos—that's what they are.The DeAngelis Brothers.Men tremble at the sound of their names while women run, their lives flashing before their eyes. They’re the monsters under your bed, the boogeymen in your closet. Every living soul fears them. They’re relentless and they’re coming to play.They’re the sons of the most notorious mafia boss, the leader of the DeAngelis Family, and they’ve just set their twisted sights on me.They stalked me through my apartment, haunted my hallways, and crippled me with fear. They led me straight into their trap and captured me as though they had every right.Little did I know, these three psychos already owned me.I was gifted to them like a caged animal and that’s exactly how they intend to have me.I’m their prisoner. Their play toy. Their most exciting game.And unfortunately for me, death is my only way out.

Ripped Veil

Nicole Fox - 2021
    One year ago, I did something unspeakable.Then I ran from the crime in a bloodstained wedding dress—Right into the arms of a man I was never supposed to meet.One thing leads to another, and before I know it…I’m his.I thought that would be the end of it.One night of bliss.One moment of passion.But I was wrong.Because a year from the day I collided with the Bratva don, he’s back.And this time around, I’ll have to tell him the truth:The baby in my arms is HIS.

Deceptive Vows

Faith Summers - 2021
    It contains dubious situations, mature content, and graphic violence some readers might find offensive and/or triggering.

Savage Heir

Jagger Cole - 2021
    To defy him, lethal.They call him The Wolf—ruthless heir to the most brutal crime family in the world. A tattooed, green-eyed devil. A seductive psychopath who trades in mind-games and leaves a path of destruction in his wake.Except, I didn’t get that memo. I spit in the dark prince’s face.Now, he wants to break me.My plan involves a prestigious university, law school, and a golden future.Ilya’s involves grinding me under his heel until I bend to his will. The harder I fight him, the deeper his claws sink.The more I tell myself I hate him, the harder it is to resist him.There’s a wolf howling at my door; huffing, puffing, and ready to blow my entire world down.And pretty soon, he might just devour me whole.This standalone, extra angsty Bratva academy romance is guaranteed to leave your kindle steaming. Step into the viper’s nest of Oxford Hills Academy and meet the Savage Heirs of Bratva kings and oligarchs.Absolutely no cheating, no cliffhanger, and a happy ever after.

Angelview Academy: A Dark High School Romance (The Complete Series)

E.M. Snow - 2021
    It is not recommended for readers under 17 as it contains dubious situations and triggers that some readers may find offensive. It features the following content:SaintMaliceEdenEden Bonus Epilogues

Seeking Vengeance

Eden Summers - 2021
    To give me a future, freedom, and, most of all, vengeance.Problem is, he has no idea who I really am.I’m not someone he should fall for.I’m a liability.An outcast.A threat.He just doesn’t know it yet.***I’m infatuated. She’s a pretty little liar who wrapped me around her finger.I’ll stop at nothing to learn her secrets.I’ll deceive. Manipulate. Scheme.Walking away isn’t an option, even though I’m not someone she should succumb to.I’m a predator.A criminal.The villain.I’ll give her the revenge she craves. I’ll do whatever it takes.But this woman is mine.I won’t give her up.She just doesn’t know it yet.From bestselling author, Eden Summers, comes a seductively thrilling romance destined to leave you breathless.

When Heroes Fall

Giana Darling - 2021
    A disappointment to my family. Haunted by my childhood traumas. I felt so much all my life that I resolved to feeling nothing at all. Until I met my match. As the most infamous mafioso of the 21st century, Dante Salvatore was madly passionate, unequivocally bad, and entirely too dangerous to know. He was everything I abhorred, yet I found myself representing him in the biggest criminal trial of the decade. I was so focused on winning and achieving the success I deserved that I didn't notice the gorgeous black-eyed man's effect on me until it was too late. My icy heart had been held too close to his flame and now I wouldn't let Dante go down without fighting with everything I had in me. Even if the cost of a new life with him meant the loss of my old life and everything I thought I held dear.

Damaged (The Vigilantes, #1)

Stoni Alexander - 2021
    I’m a heartless savage hunting down the thug who murdered my mother. Watching her die in my arms has turned me into a killing machine. Revenge runs bone-deep for me. It’s burned into my soul, baby.​When I become the one with a damn target on my back, my life turns into a raging dumpster fire. But not because my company gets breached or because some SOBs are trying to off me.​There’s this woman…the one woman I can’t freakin’ stand. An impulsive cop who arrested me for a crime I didn’t commit. She gets too close to me, she’s gonna learn about all the ones I did pull off.​The problem is, I’m crazy attracted to her. Insane, over the top, can’t-get-her-outta-my-head kind of attraction. She pushes all my buttons and makes me madder than hell. If anyone can bring me to my knees, it’s her.​Turns out, I took a vow of celibacy. And I don’t break so easily.Except the hot cop is now a detective…and I gotta help her with a serial-killer case ‘cause I got wicked-good hacking skills. But that’s all I’m gonna help her with…__________DAMAGED is a steamy, enemies-to-lovers, romantic suspense with a vigilante anti-hero and a by-the-book detective heroine. Fans of The Touch Series will love seeing Sin & Dakota in this full-length novel. Stoni hates cheating, and she loves her HEAs!

Rising Queen

Alisha Williams - 2021
    But after being tricked and held captive against my will, I have finally snapped. Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, something frightening and bloodthirsty was born.After burning the demons who locked me away, I took control of my own destiny. I'm now the ruler of Kingston Heights, but that's not enough.I want all of LA and to slay the monsters within this world.When some people from my past come back to haunt me, I have a decision to make.Do I help them?Or do I turn them away?After all, I'm gonna need all the help I can get.My girls, the girls I saved from sex trafficking, are going missing one by one.But I will get them back and make every fucker pay!Some call me extreme, others call me certifiably insane but you can call me Queenie.EXTREME WARNING! Please be strongly advised that this book contains graphic scenes, harsh language. Sexual assault of a minor is mentioned. Graphic sex. This is a Reverse Harem. The Heroine does not choose one love interest but is involved with all. F/F content. BDSM. Trigger warning. If you can't handle all of that, this is not the book for you. You have been advised. Enjoy!


K.L. Savage - 2021
    Control doesn’t exist if someone is fighting their mind. We have to break in order to mend.Constantly.Hence, The Asylum.A sanctuary for lost causes.Where crazy can roam free, and compulsions can be let loose.My nephew says as long as it stays at The Asylum, we won’t have problems.What fun would it be if problems didn’t exist?And my problem is in the shape of a dancer, twirling on the front lawn in the middle of the night.Her laughter is music.Her beauty is timeless.And my mania has kicked in overdrive.When I’m obsessed with something, it’s more than what the normal person feels.If I can’t have her, no one can.If I can’t have her, I’ll die.And I’ll make sure she’ll die too.I’m a lunatic who has found the living breathing version of his mania.

Violent Tendencies

Mallory Fox - 2021
    Knight, R.E. Bond, C.A Rene, Mallory Fox.Violent Tendencies is Romance After Dark's Spring 2021 Anthology's Bloody Anti-hero collection. Each novel will be a brand new standalone, dark romance, with no cliffhangers. Violent Tendencies is intended for mature readers, containing material that some may find triggering. A full list of triggers for the included stories can be found inside the book, however, readers should proceed with caution as this anthology may contain material that people could find offensive.

Paying the Bratva's Debt

Jagger Cole - 2021
    And it will be paid.For as long as I can remember, I’ve been confined in a gilded cage. Beautiful, delicate, untouched. Meant to be seen and not heard. A perfect little prop for my father’s political career.But that all changes when Viktor Komarov, the most powerful, notoriously dangerous criminal in Chicago, explodes into my world.My father hired Victor to do a job: assassinate a political rival. But the brutal, ruthlessly cold Bratva kingpin doesn't work for free. And when my father can't pay him in time, Victor sets his eyes on another prize: meNow I’m his. A captive in his lavish home. A distraction for his fierce gaze. A plaything for his every whim.At first I hate him. But then something changes. I know it’s wrong. The captive isn’t supposed to want the captor. You’re not supposed to crave the man holding the keys to your imprisonment. You’re not supposed to ache with need when he rattles the cage.Viktor’s the splash of red in my black and white life. And before long, the line between good and bad, love and lust, and captivity and freedom becomes irrevocably blurred. I've been caged again. So why do I feel liberated?A debt is owed. And it will be paid. Again, and again, and again…Hang on tight, because this Bratva captive romance is guaranteed to leave you breathless. Safe, absolutely no cheating, no cliffhanger, and a perfect happy ever after.

Beautifully Destroyed (Beautifully Broken #3)

Michelle Heard - 2021
    There is dark and triggering content between these pages related to rape and violence.18+ only. Please read responsibly.

Killing Me Softly

Lena BourneSahara Roberts - 2021
    No is not an option.Where strong men but even stronger women reside.Test the boundaries between love and obsession with these 20+ romantic suspense novels that will leave you breathless, and your sheets soaked.Delve between the pages and find out if happily ever afters can come from love that’s born in the dark.For fans of Lisa Renee Jones, Meghan March, Willow Winters, and Aleatha Romig.Authors in this set include: Lena Bourne, Lexy Timms, Charlotte Byrd, Lisa Lang Blakeney, Lux Miller, Drethi Anis, Linnea May, Ivy Fox, Sahara Roberts, Adelaide Forrest, Adora Crooks, Emily Bowie, Theresa Sederholt, LC Taylor & Allie Rose, Paige P. Horne, K.A Knight, Avery Sen, Margot Scott, Nikita Slater, Ashley Lane, Molly Sloan, Jas T. Ward, and Kristin Alexander.

White Ribbon

Aleatha Romig - 2021
    Replying to a job listing has her driving away from Chicago to the northern top of Wisconsin.A surprise snowstorm turns her world into a snow globe. Ice covered roads lead her into a snowbank. Determined to not freeze, she sets out. With the road snow covered, she follows the white ribbon. Donovan Sherman is a private man, known as a wolf in both business and his private affairs. The last thing he plans to encounter on the snow covered road near his home is a nearly frozen woman. Even a wolf has a den.Feel the heat as these two individuals discover what life has to offer along the white ribbon of snow.Have you been Aleatha’d?From New York Times bestselling author Aleatha Romig comes a brand-new romantic-suspense series—Sin Series. White Ribbon is a limited-time prequel to book one of the Sin Series, RED SIN.

What We Deserve

Lizzie Stanley - 2021
    I have the occasional one night stand to take the edge off, but there can never be anything more than that for me.I don’t let myself think about how lonely I am. At least I’m not ruining anyone’s life, right?Then Emily walks into Wishbone Tattoos, asking about the receptionist job. And this shy, smiling, kindhearted woman is everything I’ve ever wanted.I can’t help falling for her, even though I know I mustn't, for both our sakes.But there’s something about Emily I don’t know. Something that will make her the exception to my hard and fast rule...She’s battle scarred herself, and running scared from a dark past which snaps at her heels, but I’m not going to let anyone hurt her ever again, I swear to god.And maybe, if we’re lucky and we both want it hard enough, the two of us will finally get what we deserve.

Reign: A Romance Anthology

Nina LevineKat T. Masen - 2021
    The throne room. The bedroom.They burn brighter than the rest.They wield power as easily as they breathe.They stop at nothing to get what they want.Royalty, CEOs, mafia kings, demons, and more.When love conquers, will they fall to their knees for the person they can't live without?Reign is a collection of thirteen brand new romance novellas featuring men and women who rule their empires but not their hearts.

Sick Heart

J.A. Huss - 2021
    They say a lot of things about Cort van Breda.But in our world violence is money, and money is winning, and winning is life, and life is the only thing that matters. Except… he wasn’t meant to win that last fight.And I wasn’t meant to be his prize.But he did.And I am.And now his sick heart owns me.WARNING: This is a sweet love story adrift in an ocean of evil. It is about two survivors dealing with their darkest secrets while they fight to change their lives. It is for mature readers only and has descriptions of deeply disturbing situations. There will be pearl clutching.

Wicked Summer Knight

Tracy Lorraine - 2021
    Intruding on my silence. Sharing my darkness.Close enough for me to see the look in her eyes. It’s not fear, but desire that darkens her eyes in the moonlight.She should run. Run far away from me, but she never does. She comes close enough to touch, tempting the devil inside that wants to cause devastation for the loss I’ve suffered.I take what I need before I discover the truth.The gorgeous girl in the shadows that tastes like sin, isn’t an angel coming to light my way.She’s one of us.One I never should have touched.And she has no idea.She could be my destruction…Dear readers,Wicked Summer Knight is the prequel to my new angst-filled new adult mafia series. This book is a dark bully romance that contains mature content and demanding alphaholes that some readers may find disturbing. You have been warned.

Hard Limits

Suki Williams - 2021
    Now, I’ve got a life for myself, and I even like it most of the time, but a favor owed to my boss/ex-lover is about to mess all of that up.Her husband’s become a problem, and when the team of men she’s hired can’t seal the deal, I’m brought in for some assistance. What a fucking mess. Especially since the team consists of my favorite client, his brother, my roommate, and my roommate’s boyfriend.When the shitstorm of my present starts to collide a bit too much with my past, I’ve got to hope my skills are sharp enough to keep me in one piece.There’s an unexpected danger that’s found me once again, but lucky for me, I’ve always thrived in the darkness.Trigger warning: non con, dub con, BDSM scenes, a torture scene, and other adult material that people could find triggering.

Our Thing: The Ballerina & The Butcher Boy Complete Duet

Nicci Harris - 2021
     The first is to be the youngest leading ballerina in her academy. She will need unwavering dedication. No time for men. Unfortunately, her heart didn't get the memo, because her second secret want. . . is Max Butcher. Max Butcher's scowl is notorious. He has a dark intimidating presence, hinting at a life lived hard and fierce. He is a man of few words, but his actions cut straight to the point.To him, Cassidy is a silly little girl. But one he can't keep his hands off. His world is going to intoxicate her. The dangerous men that he calls family will want to use her, tutu and all.But she is his now.It's an eye for an eye where he comes from, and he's willing to blind the whole damn lot of them. For her, he'll start a damn war. - - - Our Thing - The Ballerina & The Butcher can be read without book one and has a happily ever after. . . for these two at least. This book features a powerful and moody hero and an endearing and determined heroine. Both main characters are possessive and fight for each other. It is a love story first. Word steam second. Violence, gore, and drama, third. Enjoy.


Albany Walker - 2021
    The moment she walked into my club, she was mine. She just didn't know it. I'll be the one to ruin her, and she will love every second.Innocence lost can't be regained.My life seems rather simple from the outside. I'm the devoted daughter to a former rodeo champion. I never wanted to follow my mother's footsteps into the arena. My boots are firmly planted in the dirt on our family farm, but an accident changed everything.Now I spend my nights on a stage, and my days in the barn. Dancing has paid the bills for the past two years, but no one knows my secret. Or so I thought.Amusement is the darkly sweet duel POV stalker romance you didn't know you needed.

Born Sinner

Cora Kenborn - 2021
    My sins will be her penance A Corrupt Gods prequelI came to this college for one reason—her.A cartel princess.Mexican royalty.Sworn enemy of the Colombian ranks I’m destined to climb.I’m meant to hate her.Destroy her name and sacrifice her innocence.But Lola Carrera isn’t the delicate flower her family thinks she is.And I just took a match to her ivory tower.Obsession is a loaded gun…And tonight, she’s waging war with my patience.

Killer Candy

Holly Bloom - 2021
    Darkness lurks under the neon lights in the form of the three panty-melting assholes that run the club.Zander, West and Rocky are exactly the types of dangerous men I’d sworn to avoid.They want me to play by their rules, but I’m nobody’s puppet. Sexy smirks and inked muscles won’t stop me from getting what I really want. Revenge.Everyone better watch out because my name is the only sweet thing about me…Killer Candy is a full-length gritty reverse harem romance featuring a sassy stripper who isn’t afraid of sticking the knife in - quite literally. Contains violence and mature themes, so reader caution is advised. This is book one of three.

Deadly Chaos (Steel Roses #2)

Samantha Bee - 2021
    Revenge.I’ve kept people at a distance. Didn’t let anyone under my skin. I had my rules and they worked well. Until they didn’t.Four men worked their way in without me even noticing. I thought I was shattered. Broken beyond repair. I thought there was nothing left to break. I thought I could do this on my own.I was wrong. Four men showed me just how much further I had to fall. I can’t abandon all that I’ve fought for. I can’t give up my revenge. I can’t let the sins against me go unpunished. I couldn’t choose them.Four men showed me just how ruined I was. A vital missing piece of who I am.A heartless coward, running scared.A violent storm that vanished as quickly as she crashed into my life. A ray of hope that was snatched away.A pretty broken little thing.One woman who ties the rest of us together. I’m not the only thing shattered anymore. Everything is. And this time, I don’t know how to fit the pieces back together.

Cruel Saints

Michelle Heard - 2021
    Loyalty is owned. Love is taken. Little did I know my love and freedom would be taken to form a new alliance.Brutal, possessive, and dangerous, Lucian is feared by all. Including myself. When his father is assassinated, Lucian takes his rightful place as head of the Cotroni family. They rule the Mafia with an iron fist, and he’s set his sights on my family.Until now, we’ve been the only threat, but when a new one emerges, my father is forced to arrange a marriage between Lucian and myself.He might be handsome but he’s not the kind of man who loves. He takes what he wants and right now, it’s my body. I might belong to him in name, but the question remains – will our union be consummated in blood or love? STANDALONE: Romance Suspense full-length novel.WARNING: This book contains subject matter that may be sensitive for some readers. There is dark and triggering content between these pages. 18+ only. Please read responsibly.


Bella Di Corte - 2021
    A walking nightmare. He belonged to an organization that valued money over life; power over free will; codes over love.And if that wasn’t enough of a deterrent, he was strictly forbidden.I, Rosalia Lombardozzi, solemnly vow…no fraternizing with the men who belong.I worked for the same organization, and even with that oath forever marking my tongue, I was drawn to him like a moth to a flame. Something existed between us that not even the fire of disloyalty could turn to ash.Some called it obsession. I called it love.The world we lived in called it an act of betrayal. To disavow meant certain death.When the heart takes an oath, though, it is more sacred than any vow spoken—it’s the one thing worth living and worth dying for.

Fateful Secrets

Kay Riley - 2021
    Even love doesn’t come before his own blood.I betrayed him and then ran like hell.I buried Vanessa Ace and became someone new. For seven years. Until Kyro found me and dragged me back to the life that I never expected to survive.His father’s gang needs my help and they’re taking it, without giving me a choice. They’re after paperwork my parents hid before they were murdered. I need to get out of this city before my own secret gets me killed.Kyro and the gang must have forgotten I used to be a part of their dark world, and I relished every second of it. I’ll remind them I don’t break.And for the person who taught me that love is grief? He says I’m his until we find the paperwork. But the longer I’m chained to his side, the more I fear he’ll never let me go.That can’t happen.I gave him my heart once and he shredded it. I put it back together, promising no one will ever own it again.Except vengeance.**This is book one of the Suncrest Bay series and ends in a cliffhanger. It is an enemies-to-lovers, contemporary dark romance. Trigger Warnings include: Graphic violence, foul language, sexual scenes, and a possessive anti-hero. Suitable for readers 18+.**

Torment: Part One

Dylan Page - 2021
    The one I knew I could always rely on.For many years, I accepted everyone and everything around me. But as I grew up, the veil was lifted, and I slowly came to understand how f*cked up it all really is. These men, who I considered uncles and close family friends, are members of the dominant MC, The Celtic Beasts. Shay is not only a proud member. He is the one they send in to do their dirty work. For some reason, this tough, muscled, terrifying guy, needs me to ground and comfort him.But I have always had bigger plans. Bigger dreams. I don’t want to be trapped here, in this life that is dark, bloody and violent. I want to get out, escape… but Shay has other plans for me.What do you do when your protector becomes the very root of your torment?**Warning: This book is meant for mature readers, 18+.Torment Part One is a dark romance and contains scenes and situations that may be upsetting for some readers. Includes several triggers and sensitive material such as: domestic abuse, profanity, gang violence, PTSD, depression, anxiety disorders, and sexual assault.Please do not read if you are uncomfortable with any of the above. Thank you.

Wasted Love with You

Whitney G. - 2021
    I’m so excited to share this contemporary, angsty romance/sexy serial with you! Link(s) to all the chapters below!

Deadly Love

Erin Trejo - 2021
    Kill her.Yet I didn’t. Instead, I made her a deal. Her life for her friends.She’s mine now, and together our world is untouchable. Sparks fly between the two of us but is it business as usual? Or do I let her earn a part of my heart?