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Anderson Investigations


Katharine Belle - 2018
     Book 1 With his focus fully on work at Anderson Investigations, wolf-shifter Joel Halbrook has no room for romance. Or so he thinks. When he delves into solving mysterious paranormal occurrences, he meets feisty redhead, Kylie Brannigan, and everything changes. Having a temper to match her hair, Kylie is a sassy young human woman, or so she thinks. As more and more odd things happen, like emitting fire from her fingers and healing an injured bird with her bare hands, her life is turned upside-down. With this mind-boggling discovery as well as a rogue dragon-shifter trying to capture her, adding the fact that she’s falling for the over-bearing Joel Halbrook is almost too much to handle. Will Joel and Kylie be able to put their stubborn ways aside, and find romance, all while a rogue versus council paranormal war is starting? Book 2 Beauty, brains and perky personality sum up Claudia Ruiz,the fox-shifter at Anderson Investigations. As the resident computer genius, Claudia is all about hacking into rogue systems and inventing gadgets during the rogue vs. council war. Enter Aiden McKenzie, stage left, the newbie in her tabletop RPG group, and she’s thrown off her usual, geek-girl game. This fellow fox-shifter is intensely handsome, moody…and seems to hate Claudia at first sight. But when he asks her out and they begin to date, it’s clear that Aiden actually likes her. Yet there’s more to him than meets the eye. Being on on several top-secret, war-related missions,Aiden is instructed to not get truly close to anyone. The problem is, he’s truly falling for Claudia Ruiz, and has to pull a triple-charade. Will Claudia and Aiden be able to follow their hearts with so many lies and the increasingly dangerouswar? Book 3 Having run away from her rogue background, Sasha Dostoyevsky is a self-sufficient, commanding Wiccan woman who specializes in council-side rogue investigations. So, when dragon-shifter Keith Anderson, of Anderson Investigations, is having difficulty in solving a war-related mystery with rogues controlling some humans like puppets, Sasha is flown over from Moscow to help. But the usually even-tempered Keith bristles at the prospect of needing help, and even more at the cold and controlling but beautiful consultant. With her traumatic rogue past, Keith’s resistance to help and an increasingly terrifying situation where the rogues begin to control paranormals like pawns too, will romance have a chance? Or will the rogues take ultimate control and claim worldwide victory? Bonus series: Moonrise Security included.

Threats and Surprises


A.K. Michaels - 2017
    He’s positive he can keep Chastity and his children from harm surrounded by his Wolves. But is he right? Or will the threat prove too great even for the mighty Cameron Sinclair? Will he lose something so precious that it will tear his very soul apart? Clayr faces her own demons when one of the children under her care is threatened. Forcing a side to her that nobody knew existed to come to the fore and bare its teeth to protect the scarred and broken girl, shocking those that know her. With a ghost from the past returning and sending her Wolf crazy, Clayr has too much to contend with, sending her into a spiral of emotions she can barely contain. Will the Highland Wolves survive all that is thrown at them…or buckle beneath the violence and insanity? *Please note this book contains adult themes, and some intense scenes, and is not intended for children. It could be upsetting to those of a sensitive nature.*

Aether Witch (Witches of Mountain Shadow, #1)


Tarah Benner - 2020
    Murder in a small town. A killer is on the loose, and the coven fears it might be one of their own.The Grimes sisters aren’t normal — even by witches’ standards. For weeks, Fiona has been having chilling visions of death, and Eleanor sees restless spirits nearly everywhere she goes. It doesn’t help that Mountain Shadow is a strange place to begin with, where rumors of curses fly as fast as salt-water taffy on a warm summer day.When a string of gruesome murders rocks the small town, Fiona and the rest of her coven begin to worry that a fellow witch may be the killer. Even worse? A witch hunter has just moved in next door, and he suspects the coven.When it seems that Eleanor might be the next victim, it will take an unlikely alliance and all the witches’ combined powers to stop the killer before it’s too late.Aether Witch is Charmed meets Gilmore Girls. If you love a dark supernatural mystery with witty banter and unforgettable small-town characters, this book is for you!

War of Gods


Lizzy Ford - 2011
    The "War of Gods" series by Lizzy Ford is a paranormal romance series depicting the ongoing struggle between good and evil - and the immortals and their human mates who are caught in the middle. The first book, "Damian's Oracle" (released October 2011) is the story of the White God and his Oracle, the cool beauty, Sofia. The second book, "Damian's Assassin," (released November 2011) is about the White God's assassin and the woman who heals his heart and body. The third book was released 02 Dec and tells the tale of the White God's chief immortal and the mysterious, beautiful Magician he risks his life to protect.

Shadows & Flame Box Set


C.N. Crawford - 2018
    Too bad her past won't return the favor. Ursula can't remember a single thing from before three years ago, so she has to keep her life simple. All she wants is to earn enough money for rent--and maybe a bit left over for a new pair of boots. But on her eighteenth birthday, all hell breaks loose... quite literally... when a hellhound shifter shows up in her kitchen. Kester's lethally gorgeous, and he's come with a terrifying message: Ursula owes her soul to a demon. No one seems to care that she doesn't remember striking that deal. Thrust into the middle of a war between the gods of fire and night, Ursula fights her way across New York--and through the fae realm--to survive. Along the way, she must reclaim her magical knowledge and her long-forgotten skills with the blade if she wants to escape eternal damnation. This boxed set contains all four books in the Shadows & Flame series. They're urban fantasy with lots of magic, romance, and intrigue.

ARMY INVESTIGATIONS: A 5-Books ARMY Romance Series


Lola Silverman - 2017
    5 books and NO cliffies! Boiling Point Every time the Army Corps of Engineers goes into a town to do a project, they send someone like me in to assess the possible reaction of the locals. From the first minute I tried to talk to these people it was like hitting my head against a wall! Then there’s resort owner Chase Kingston of course. The guy looks like an underwear model wandering around in the wilderness. He hunts snakes and works part time as a fishing guide and he’s completely the wrong kind of man for someone like me. But if he can help me get the people in this town to cooperate, I’m willing to spend a little extra time with him. It’s not like that would be a hardship. Absolute Zero One of the things I like best about the military is the complete lack of gray area. Things are black and white. I like absolutes and I like order. So when I get stuck on this job in Wilson Hollow I figure I’ll use my brand of law and order to make this project a fast success. Of course that was before I met Reese Coburn. The woman seems to take great pleasure in irritating the crap out of me and questioning my every decision. Center of Gravity I’m not entirely sure that anyone has luck as bad as Kelsey Kingston’s. The woman has been trapped on her brother’s resort for years while she waits for him to buy her out. She’s had a tough time finding a job because there aren’t that many businesses in a small town, and now she’s been fired from her job and accused of murder.I know Kelsey didn’t kill that man and I aim to prove it. Pendulum The army has been accused of murder and so they’ve brought in their own investigator. Lieutenant Buck Colson is the most arrogant man I’ve ever met! Unfortunately he’s also the best looking, which is totally distracting when I’m working so hard not to notice him. He’s on my turf, he’s poking around, and he’s starting to reveal some things that have been wrong in Wilson Hollow for a long, long time. Melting Point Alison Thomason was the one who got away. That much has always been true for me. I never really understood what happened when we were kids, but then we were from very different families. Now I’m back in Wilson Hollow on army business and Alison is doing everything she can to poke at me. I wonder if she realizes that we’re on the same team.

Black Queen: Stray: Fated Mates Paranormal Shifter Romance


Lidiya Foxglove - 2021
    Servants. Threats. That's all shifters have been to humans since they discovered our existence. A prophecy claims that three powerful shifter queens will bring peace and justice. It sounded pie in the sky to me…until I accidentally unleashed a crazy power and killed a group of Hunters with a mere thought when I was fourteen.I’m a declawed cat shifter, nothing badass like a tiger. I use my house cat charms as a spy, and my swoon-worthy wolf shifter childhood crush is starting to return my feelings. If I’m a shifter queen, everyone will want a piece of me. Trading my freedom for power? No thanks.Luckily, only one witness made it out alive when my powers unlocked that day: Waylon Silver, the trouble-making son of a smuggler. But my powers also wiped all his memories and blinded him. I’m safe just being Frankie…until Waylon comes back, all grown up. He’s sexy, he’s studied magic, his memories are back, and if I don’t do what he says, he'll expose me to the world and get his revenge.I don’t need nine lives. I’d just like to keep the one I’ve got.STRAY is the first book in a paranormal romance series with tough heroines, men who learn to share, and building a family in a dangerous world. I've been excited to write this one for a long time, and it's gonna be epic!!

Angel Falls


Colleen Helme - 2021
    Now her only chance for redemption comes at a price... one she may not survive.As a trauma nurse in a New York City hospital, Ella St. John had no idea that refusing to help a known killer would have such dire consequences. Being sent to the middle of nowhere is bad enough, but when she crosses paths with a handsome stranger, everything changes. She can't deny the attraction blossoming between them, but that is nothing compared to the trouble he brings to her door. Helping him could be the biggest mistake of her life... if she manages to live long enough to regret it.From the author of the Shelby Nichols Adventures, comes a new series that will plunge a woman with growing powers into the dark world of mystery, murder, and death.Perfect for fans of Shannon Mayer, Annette Marie, K.F. Breene, and Jennifer Estep.

Holly and the Tiger


C.P. Stone - 2018
    Quitting her job, she heads to the last place Sara was seen, Wolfsden. When she gets to the small New England town, she realizes things are not as they appear. Long ago, Dylan wrote off finding a mate, until Holly walks into the bar. He doesn't understand what it is about the shy woman, but he wants to find out. Deciding the best way to get to know her is to help her find Sara, the two of them set about trying to track down her missing cousin and to discover the secret of Holly's family and her origins. Get prepared for some steamy scenes with one hot shifter male.

Psychic Whispers


Arial Burnz - 2020
    The stray he took in dragged it back to his kennel. Too bad he can't ask the dog where he dug up the clue to a 20-year-old cold case.Or can he?Enter Inara Woodward—veterinarian, pet psychic and a member of the town's founding family. Nik might be able to ignore the fact she's a Woodweird...if her animal whisperer gifts can help him. Uncovering the truth may be the only thing that will stop the rumors about his family's involvement in the case. What he can't ignore is how badly he wants the leggy blonde vet in his bed.Unfortunately, someone doesn't want them digging up trouble. A stalker, a ghost, Woodward Hill's nosy reporter...they'll use the dark secrets hidden in Nik's past to bring the couple down.Even if it means burying them six feet under.---------------The Gothic mansion of the Woodward family casts a mysterious shadow over the quaint resort town of Woodward Hill. Amidst the storybook homes dotting the California mountainside surrounding the lake, whispers of the founding family’s sordid history color the atmosphere with danger…and create the perfect setting for intrigue, romance and suspense.The Woodward Hill Mystery Romance series—paranormal romance meets small-town mysteries, so expect some hot steam between the sheets with intriguing mysteries to be unraveled.

Gifts of the Goddess: Telepathic Clans #1-5


B.R. Kingsolver - 2014
    Over 1300 print pages. The Succubus Gift Succubus Unleashed Broken Dolls Succubus Rising Succubus Ascendant Warning: The characters in this book are sex-positive feminists. ------------------------- The Succubus Gift, Book 1 of the Telepathic Clans Saga. The history of the Clans, called the Sidhe by the Irish, stretches back to antiquity. The Goddess blesses Her people with 25 Telepathic Gifts. In addition to Telepathy, the Gifts include command over Air and Fire, Telekinesis and Teleportation. In over 2,500 years, She has never bestowed more than 15 Gifts on a single person. Brenna’s life isn’t the same after she discovers her unusual and mysterious heritage. In addition to being a telepath, Brenna learns she has the Succubus Gift. -------------------------------- Succubus Unleashed, Book 2 After a crash course in learning about her genetic heritage, Brenna O'Donnell has discovered what it really means to be a succubus and has learned to embrace her strange Gift. Her major concern is whether Collin will accept her for what she is. The social season is around the corner, including events that Brenna never imagined in her wildest dreams. The succubi, representatives of the Goddess on earth, are at the center of an ancient worship. Between the romance and glistening balls of the Clan's social events, Brenna and Rebecca discover life is not secure. Telepaths from other Clans are kidnapping young girls and selling them into slavery. ------------------------- Broken Dolls, A paranormal thriller set in the world of The Telepathic Clans Private investigator RB Kendrick makes her living nailing cheating spouses, digging up other dirt to help in a divorce, finding long-lost relatives, and occasionally sniffing out criminal activity and fraud. When she takes a job to find a missing girl, she has no idea she is headed for the most dangerous case of her career. Usually, her ability to read minds gives her an edge. But when the people she’s hunting are also telepaths, that advantage is limited. The search takes her into the dark underbelly of telepathic society, where anything, and anyone, is for sale. She discovers that telepathic women and girls are being trafficked as the ultimate sex slaves. With people trying to kill her, she’s on the run, not knowing who she can trust. Will she find the missing girl, or become a victim herself? ----------------------------------- Succubus Rising, Book 3 of the Telepathic Clans Saga The Goddess has plans for Brenna and Rebecca, and the Goddess has a wicked sense of humor. Rebecca Healy is a true wilder, growing up with no contact or knowledge of other telepaths. When Brenna O’Donnell, long-lost heir of the O’Donnell Clan, and the strongest telepath in history, is returned to her family, she and Rebecca form a tight bond. Brenna has it all, looks, money, power, and men falling all over her. Rebecca isn’t jealous, but it would be nice to find someone who would really love her and stick around in the morning. She’s intrigued by a handsome South American general, but of course, he has his sights set on Brenna. Carlos de Vargas wants more than love. His Clan has its back to the wall, and they hope for an alliance with O’Donnell. An alliance that would lead to war. ------------------------------- Succubus Ascendant, Book 4 of The Telepathic Clans Saga Corwin has led Clan O’Neill for one hundred and fifty years. Nearing the end of his long life, he names a twenty-three year old girl as his heir. When Corwin dies, his son Hugh launches an open rebellion. At Clan O'Byrne, Clan Chief Fergus's oldest son Andrew joins with Hugh and Finnian O’Neill in their rebellion. Faced with war on two fronts, and rebels using terrorist tactics that capture the attention of the human press and authorities, Brenna must fight off assassination attempts while trying to consolidate her rule.

The Bladesmith


H.P. Mallory - 2016
    Yet that is exactly the predicament in which he finds himself in this latest installment of the Lily Harper Series. Tortured, malnourished and at the mercy of Persephone, a vengeful spirit who resides within the body of the woman he loves, Tallis’s future looks bleak. But the two thousand year old Druid is not concerned with himself. Instead, he wants nothing more than to free Lily from Persephone’s grasp. In doing so, Tallis will face his own struggles as Persephone forces him to expose information about himself that he’s previously kept hidden from Lily. Tallis’s only hope is that if he is able to save Lily, she won’t turn on him once she learns the truth about his sordid past.

Demonic Desires


Mandy M. Roth - 2007
    She knows a thing or two about magik, and she knows exactly what she's doing when she summons a demon in her bedroom. Well, almost. Ava is convinced that the exhilarating, almost terrifying night of passion that follows is all a dream. It has to be, because she's dead set against revisiting her past-and the horrors she left behind long ago. For the last three-hundred-plus years, Donatus Manlian has been living a peaceful life. Lonely, but peaceful. When the demon he has kept carefully locked within for centuries finally breaks free and responds to Ava's call, the peace-and the loneliness-are gone. Now Donatus is forced to revisit tragedies long buried as he protects Ava from the evil that pursues her. But another evil lies within him-and now that it's been awakened, the demon wants free.

Fighting for Elena


Silver James - 2019
    Duty, loyalty, responsibility? Check, check, and check. Attraction and dating? Oh, hell, no. It’s been ten years and he’s so out of practice they probably changed the rules on him. The Tarpley, Texas Volunteer Fire Department, his ranch, and the young folks in town are his life. And they’re all he needs. Except when he wants more...Dedicated advocate, tenacious social worker, wrangler of runaways...
Elena Rodriguez knows certain people think she cares too much. But helping kids, especially the forgotten ones trying to survive on the streets of San Antonio, is her life. To the exclusion of all else. Sure, she has no social life, but that’s never been a problem. Until a sizzling hot fire chief comes to her rescue. Who cares if he’s older? She’s ready to socialize. Too bad fate has other plans...Fighting for Elena…When a young teen stumbles out of the path of outlaw bikers and into their lives, the silver fox and the woman who cares too much will team up to protect her—as their attraction for each other explodes. Whether battling wild fires, wicked weather, or outlaw bikers, Pops will do whatever it it takes to keep Elena.

Christmas Bears


Harmony Raines - 2017
    Literally. Pepper has one job. It’s a pity she can’t remember what it is! Waking up in a strange cabin, well everything is strange when you’ve lost your memory, she learns to trust Bas, even if he is a lawyer! Things get stranger when she learns what she was wearing when Bas found her. Something is amok! Join Bas and Pepper, as they put the pieces back together in this fun-filled, holiday romp. Warning, includes two flying reindeer, a sleigh, a sexy bear shifter, Krampus and maybe a Christmas Elf or two. Unsuitable for those who do not believe in Christmas Magic! You have been warned! Claused Bear shifter Kain, who also happens to be a lawyer, has just met his mate. There’s just one problem, she’s crazy. Like, two sandwiches short of a picnic crazy. Why? Because his mate, a wonderfully curvy woman, named Marraine Le Fey, thinks someone has stolen her magic wand. That’s right. Her. Magic. Wand. And why does she have a magic wand? Because she’s a fairy godmother of course! None of this alters the fact that she’s his bonded mate, so he’s going to get Marra out of jail, and find her some help. Only she doesn’t want psychiatric help, that would be too easy. Instead, Marra wants Kain to assist her in her role, as a wandless fairy godmother. For Marraine Le Fey has a Cinderella, who needs her help. If you want to know who gets to go to the ball—Well, it’s not really a ball, more of a business presentation. This is the twenty-first century, after all— Come join the fun, in Claused. Because once you make a fairy godmother a promise, there’s no getting out of it. Wrapped Asher has taken on numerous roles while working undercover, but this might be his most difficult yet, because it involves family. Not his family, he never knew his own mom, and spent his early years in foster homes—until he ran away, knowing he was different, and afraid of how bad that different was. One man saved him, one man took him in and taught him what it was to be a shifter. One man, Carlisle, who accepted him, even though he is a wolf, and Asher is a bear. Now, Carlisle, the man who became his adoptive father, wants him to help figure out what happened to Jeremiah, the alpha of his old pack in Timber Rest, who is lying in a coma. But Carlisle hasn’t been back there for years, and things change. Will they be welcomed, or run out of town? Especially when the pack find out that Asher is a bear shifter. Kelli has been asked by her aunt to help figure out what happened to her uncle, the pack leader, Jeremiah. She travels to the pack home of Timber Rest immediately, no one can ignore the call, even if she was supposed to be lying on a hot beach somewhere with her girlfriends. When Asher and Kelli meet, their attraction is intense, and their true mate bond can’t be ignored. But they have work to do, and together the aim to work out what happened to Jeremiah, and how to get him out of his mysterious coma. However, neither of them are prepared for what is revealed in a cave, high up in the Mistletoe Mountains. A leprechaun, and a fairy, no less. This is Wrapped, after all, you didn’t expect normal, did you?