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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.

Bear my Fate: A Prequel

Harmony Raines - 2017
    Jack is a bear shifter, sworn to love and protect his mate.One problem, Eva is a Night Hunter, and the thing she hunts is Jack!Jack and his brothers are degetty fodder, called on by the Council when there is a threat posed by an Other. Called out when a druid ward is tripped, the last thing Jack expects to find is his mate.When secrets are revealed, can Eva and Jack bury their differences and work together to stop an old enemy from rising, one that will threaten human, Night Hunters and Others combined.This is Jack and Eva's story. Contains a HFN ending. The Hero Mine series will pick up 25 years in the future, and features Jack and Eva's children. What has happened in those 25 years? A lot. I can't wait to share those stories with you.


Larissa Ladd - 2014
    But she didn’t know of her grandmother’s plans for an arranged marriage. The rationale? Marriage will protect Aira from those who want her dead or under their control. She’s even got two candidates lined up - Dylan and Aiden, two brothers who have “volunteered” to protect Aira as she comes into her full transformation. There’s no doubt the brothers are jump alive gorgeous, but how much danger, really, could she be in - unless she counted the handsome brothers and the danger they present to her heart and hormones? Whirlwind, An Elemental Series Part 1 is the inaugural book of an exciting new series filled with magic, mayhem and mad crazy love!

A Highlander's Return

A.K. Michaels - 2015
    Blessed by the Goddess herself, as their two hearts beat as one. Anxious to show her off to his Pack he cannot foresee what is about to unfold. Not everyone within the Pack is happy to see his return and even less pleased that he brings back an American as Alpha She-Wolf. A Father whose jealousy eats at his soul, changing him forever and putting him on a course that will lead to devastation and heartache. A childhood friend who is capable of the worst kind of betrayal that leaves Grant with a heart wrenching dilemma. Can Grant keep his soul-mate safe? And at what cost to him, her, and the Pack? Continue the story of The Highland Wolf Clan series with this novella of Grant and Shelly’s return to Scotland.


R.E. Carr - 2015
    Lucky for Gail, Georgia Sutherland has just the job for her—that is, if she can handle working nights, managing a little blood, and a boss who's been dead for centuries.In a single interview, Gail's world turns upside down as she discovers that all she’s seen in Hollywood isn’t quite true; vampires don't combust in sunlight, but they do fall in love.Are Georgia's stories enough to persuade Gail to take the gig catering to an antediluvian vampire who's thirsty for a new personal assistant? If Gail wants to live out the year and retire rich, she just needs to remember the Four Rules that govern undead society.


Samantha Jane - 2017
     Dr Willow Trilby is a psychologist with a secret. Her obsessive research into paranormal abilities is more than a professional curiosity; she’s an emotional telepath. Lucas Black is a memory-wiping assassin for a secret society of people with metaphysical powers. When Willow’s research threatens to expose The Order of Orion, she lands on Lucas’s hit list. Will he follow orders, or will he follow his heart and defy five hundred years of tradition to protect his supposed enemy? STARBORN is an urban fantasy romance and the first book in The Orion series. Each book features a different couple and their happily ever after. An ongoing storyline across the series means that the books should be read in chronological order. *Contains mature themes and adult content.


D.C. Gambel - 2014
    Will it be enough?Gabriella Carmichael may be the world’s only day-walking vampire. With one foot in the world of man and the other in the supernatural realm, she never quite knows where she belongs. Her only desire is a life outside the vampire nest she calls home and away from the master whose sight is set on her. Then she meets Grayson, who awakens her humanity—and her heart—and nothing else matters to her. She’s willing to nurture their newfound love at all costs, including enraging Anton, the nest master.Business comes easily to Grayson Alexander. His acumen makes him one of the richest and most influential men in New York. Love is a different matter. The elusive emotion always stops just beyond his grasp. When he runs head-on into Gaby, everything about her lures him in. He knows she’s harboring a secret, one he’s desperate to understand. He worries if she’s hiding things from him, their blossoming romance may not survive.The further things go, the more torn Gaby becomes. Involvement between vampires and humans is strictly forbidden. Should their clandestine relationship be uncovered, it could cost Grayson his life.

Falling (Wings on Fire ~ Part 1)

Ann Omasta - 2018
    Kerry is my charge. My task is to silently watch over her and keep her out of harm’s way. I’ve never before had a problem just keeping my humans alive. But Kerry is different. Everything about her draws me in. My wings are literally burning with desire for her.I’m tempted to reveal myself to her, even though I know I shouldn’t. She makes me vulnerable. My vulnerability puts her at risk, and I can’t allow that.When passion and danger mix, what will happen to Daniel and Kerry? Will they fall from their tightrope balance of denying instincts and satisfying desires? Find out NOW by diving into Wings on Fire.Cliffhanger ending alert: We wanted give you a free way to meet Daniel, the sexy angel in this book, and let him capture your heart. Most readers report being so enthralled by the exciting story line, they are anxious to continue reading the series.Daniel may be an angel, but he’s no saint!

Cougar's Mate

Terry Spear - 2014
    Now she’s on the run, trying to avoid being murdered by his cougar shifter brothers and uncle. If that isn’t bad enough, a deputy sheriff hunts her down while she’s running as a cougar and trying to survive in the Colorado wilderness. He vows to protect her no matter what she’s done. With three dead boyfriends to her name, she’s sure she will be the death of Chase Buchanan before either of them can prevent it. No matter how much she knows she has to run again, he soon holds her heart hostage. But will that be enough to keep them both alive?Chase Buchanan—as wilderness cabin resort owner, former US Army Special Forces, and part time deputy of the small town of Yuma, Colorado that boasts a love of cougars—is tasked to track down a cougar reported to be hunting human prey. Chase soon learns she’s a shifter, not a full-time cougar, and she’s on the run. When he takes her in, he vows to protect her. After losing his wife and baby to the human kind of predator years earlier, he’s not letting Shannon’s hunters kill her, too. But how is he going to hold onto the wild-cat woman, who is unpredictable at every turn, without losing his heart to her, and then losing her as well?

Crimson Covenant

Samantha Whiskey - 2020
    I’ve upheld our ancient traditions, and led the Order of Onyx Assassins. I’ve never questioned our rules...until now.The Covenant states that if humans discover the supernatural world, their lives are forfeit,but one run-in with human Lyric O’Brien, and I’m hooked. Smart, fierce, and sexy-as-sin, Lyric’s blood tempts me with unbridled need. I never should have brought her into my world, but I can’t stay away, And now she’s in danger.When she’s targeted by my enemies, I’ll stop at nothing to protect her.The ancient threat is cruel and the stakes have never been higher. If I have to break every law in the Covenant to keep her alive, I will.


L.J. Swallow - 2017
    This book has been written as an optional 'Halloween special' for the Four Horsemen reverse harem series readers. The story is is a standalone episode and not part of the main series storyline. The book will be available for a limited time. Again, this is a SHORT and not a full-length book. Please do not purchase or download if you don't like shorter books! This Halloween the Four Horsemen meet their greatest challenge yet. Supervising a children’s Halloween party. Everybody knows when the fae queen asks the Horsemen for a favour, they can't say no. So when Portia requests the group supervise her young daughter’s Halloween party, the guys and Vee agree in order to keep their peace with the fae. They face many challenges: what to wear, how to avoid party games, teen fae drama—and something deadlier. In the town filled with family celebrations and trick or treat, not everybody is safe. Something sinister lurks nearby, and Halloween provides the perfect opportunity to strike. Can the Four and Vee help? Or will they be tricked too? Have you read the series yet? The Four Horsemen is a series of urban fantasy novellas with a reverse harem twist. Prepare to follow the main story of Vee and the Four Horsemen through addictive books filled with action, suspense, magic and paranormal romance with multiple love interests. The main series must be read in order and the books heat up! Legacy Bound Hunted Guardians (releases December) Chaos (releases early 2018) This book is written in BRITISH ENGLISH. This means some spelling and grammar may appear incorrect to some readers. The book has been professionally edited.

Dragon's Nanny

Kayla Wolf - 2019
     I never believed in mates. Until I met her. My daughter’s nanny. My hands, demanding and possessive, want to pull her close. My dragon, raw and instinctive, wants to mark her as mine. But I’m her boss and I need to keep things professional. How am I supposed to resist her intoxicating scent when we live together? The battle inside my head is brutal, but my body has already decided. She’s my mate. She can stop me from having my way with her. But she can’t stop me from protecting what’s mine. I’ll utterly destroy any obstacle that stands between us. And I’ll show her what it means to love a dragon. “West Coast Water Dragons” is a paranormal romance series about a bunch of very hot dragon shifters who live on a peninsula that is abundant in everything but females… Bless the woman who gets lost here. The series consists of stand-alone stories, each with a HEA, that are connected through the dragons who live on the peninsula. This story contains mature content and is intended for 18+ readers only.

Secrets We Keep

Mandy M. Roth - 2016
    Trisha is off limits to him because she isn't a supernatural and she's not allowed to know his secrets. When he realizes she's going to take the plunge and marry another--a human--he can't fight his inner beast any longer. It wants to claim her and he's going to let it.*previously released in the Legendary Tales IV Antho from Ellora's Cave

Touch of Smoke

Karissa Laurel - 2019
    Certain she was slated to be the next victim, Rikki fled her small Smoky Mountain hometown, vowing to never come back. Plagued by nightmares and knowing she's the only one who believes Mina's death was no accident, Rikki returns with hopes of finding answers and holding the killer accountable.Rikki is convinced the key to unlocking the secret of Mina's death lies with Owen Amir, the alluring young army vet who once claimed her heart. But the deeper Rikki digs into Owen's past, the more she's torn between the urgings of her heart and her memories of him on the night Mina died.After falling further into the rabbit hole, Rikki lands at the feet of an ancient and powerful evil determined to finish what it started years before. To survive, she'll have to make a decision: believe Owen is the monster she always feared he might be or trust him enough to stay and fight for a second chance at love.

Count On Me

Abigail Graham - 2017
    Then I really got in trouble. I just spent the night wandering through dark fields in the middle of country they forgot to put on the map. There's wolves following me, a gigantic horseman with a blood red sword prowling in the dark... and he's hot. Conrad is like no one I've ever met. He's as cold as the castle walls and as hard as the stones, but I can reach him. Every touch is a spark and every time we kiss it's like I've known him forever... but he pushes me away, telling me I must be gone when the moon turns dark again. One look in his eyes, one touch of his body, one night in his bed and I know I can never leave. There's something wrong here. There's something lurking beneath the castle stones watching my every move, desperate to keep me from the truth. Whatever it is, we'll face it together. Count On Me is an epic, standalone paranormal romance full of passion, mystery, adventure, and scorching heat, with an HEA that will thaw the coldest heart. This special edition includes two more full length standalone romances for you to enjoy!