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Fae of Fortune
John P. Logsdon - 2018
Half mage. All trouble. Savannah Sage always wanted to be a cop in the Paranormal Police Department. As a half fae, she has plenty to prove. Being placed in charge of the department’s rejects wasn’t exactly what she had in mind.With a neurotic werewolf, a vampire who thinks he's James Bond, and a murderous pink teddy bear, she has her work cut out for her.When Sage discovers the fae are stealing magic gems to build a super weapon, her chief doesn’t believe her. To stop the fae, Sage has to turn her team of misfits into the department’s best. If she fails, it’s the end of her career. Or worse...If you like Jim Butcher, Domino Finn, Michael Anderle, Rick Gualtieri, Orlando A. Sanchez, K.F. Breene, Shayne Silvers, Ilona Andrews, Brad Magnarella, Patricia Briggs, or Kim Harrison...you'll have a blast with the first book in the Seattle Paranormal Police Department.
Violet Chaser: Faerie Princess
Erica Reeder - 2016
Me in particular. Of course, the bad news is I actually am one. Or at least I used to be. As soon as I realized I was better at throwing punches than kissing babies, I split. I ran so far I thought that life would never find me. And it didn’t until a faerie was murdered in New York City. The last thing I want is to be dragged back into that hell, but if I don’t find answers about who is killing faeries, my entire race could be in jeopardy. Then just when I think things can’t get any worse, I meet the one man who could ruin everything. He’s delicious, intense, and has these blue eyes that make me forget my name. Oh, did I mention he’s a vampire? Yeah, as far as faeries go, it doesn’t get more deadly than vampires. So why can’t I seem to stay away from him? I’m Cy Vanguard. Bounty Hunter. Faerie Princess. Call me what you want. But if you’re the one who murdered that faerie, you better hope you’re running when I find you. Being cited as "Great for True Blood fans!" and "This author rates right up there with Laurell K Hamilton, Charlene Harris (True Blood)" -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Violet Chaser is a serial Urban Fantasy. This novel is the first of many to come in the world of Cy Vanguard, AWOL faerie princess. If you like books with kick-ass heroines, bad boys, and the fate of an entire race hanging in the balance (oh, did I mention fairies and vampires too?!) then check out Violet Chaser. The wit will keep you laughing. The mystery will keep you guessing. And the attitude will keep you coming back for more. Nevermore is a full length novel and the continuation to the adventures of Cy Vanguard, AWOL faerie princess. This is the book for you if you like a: -Faerie -Vampire -Baddass heroine -Bad Boy -Princess -Pixie -Paranormal Romance -Urban Fantasy
Held by Magic
L.J. Swallow - 2018
I like to collect sharp weapons, and my favourite activity is liberating magical items. My best friend is an immortal fae, and I love dogs.I’m not enthusiastic about end of the world scenarios.Okay, I’m a half-demon thief with an attitude that brings me more enemies than friends. But the fae part is true.My life had returned to normal, but everything changed when my latest assignment ended in disaster. Somebody took the item I was ‘liberating’ and also decided to curse me with a death mark. If I don’t find the cure soon, I’m facing life as a lich under the control of a necromancer.And I swear the demonic dog I rescued from the apocalypse is following me.Now, three sexy supernatural guys have tracked me down in need of my ability to detect magic. They want to recruit me to work alongside them and under their protection. The guys need me to locate an item and also claim they know someone who can find a cure for my mark. So, we strike a deal: I’ll help them if they help me.The problem is, I’m not sure I trust their so-called ‘secret organisation’. Another problem? They’re on the Four Horsemen’s hit list because they shouldn’t be in this world. As my death is imminent and options limited, I’ve agreed to leave with them tonight. But if they murder me, I’m going to be really pissed off. Don't miss this new series from the world of The Four Horsemen, LJ Swallow's addictive bestselling reverse harem series. Held by Magic is a slow burn reverse harem urban fantasy.
Spirits, Hurricanes, and the Krewe of Ghoul
Deanna Chase - 2016
It’s Halloween and Pyper Rayne’s all vamped up, ready to play the vampire bride. And so is Ida May, her resident ghost. But when the “vampires” they're partying with start to appear to be real, there’s more at stake that just a little bite. *Originally published in Spell of the Ball 2015*
Al K. Line - 2016
Gangster. Wizard. Screwed. When I was killed for the fifth time, and before breakfast, I knew for sure I'd made a terrible mistake. It was meant to be a simple job. Steal item, deliver said item to my posh broker, get paid. Easy peasy wizard squeezy. Blame it on the insomnia, my own greed, or maybe just stupidity, but I swear on my wand I didn't know what was in the bag. If I had, I'd never have got involved. Soon, every gangster, spook, and magic abuser in the city wanted what I had. But they went too far, broke the Code. Backed up by my faery godmother, and a Stepford mom who's main goal in life was to be my sidekick, the body count escalated as the truth was revealed. And they all forgot one important thing. The Hat's a goddamn Wildcat Wizard!
Demon Singer I
Benjamin J. Nichols - 2014
On the day he cast his Soul Song into the Verge to tie forever to one of the mysterious and powerful Vergers, something entirely unique occurred. For the first time in history, a Soul Singer cast so far through the Verge his Song landed in Hell itself and tied him to the very thing he'd pledged his life to fight. Now he has a year to find a way to sever a bond that is supposed to be eternal and unbreakable, if he doesn't, the Guild will consider him fallen and treat him like any other demon. As if this wasn't enough, Lyric, the demoness Acheron and the mysterious swordswoman, Cadence, learn of a prophecy that leads to them becoming inextricably tied up in the first supernatural war the earth has seen in centuries. From Boston to Louisiana to California, the Soul Singer and his companions are driven all the way to the second-sight city of Markhato, where free will kicks destiny in the teeth.
Emma Shade - 2013
After she loses everything she has ever cared about ten years ago, Lily decides its time to find answers about her past and why she has special powers. But when you can’t control seeing the future, and you hold enough electricity inside you to black out an entire city block, it doesn’t always make life easy. She swore she would never care about anyone ever again after that fateful day so long ago. Then she meets sexy club owner, Ashton Ryder. Lily can’t afford to fall for Ashton. Then there is handsome, powerful, Blake Moore, who wants to help her with more than just her powers. She has to learn to trust people and let them into her heart, even as things spiral out of control. Not only does she learn Ashton has a secret that will make her question everything she ever thought was real, but Lily finds out that her birth parents are anything but ordinary. Just when Lily thinks she has everything figured out, someone is determined to destroy her – because she isn’t supposed to be alive.
Coralie Moss - 2018
This fantasy novel has earned its place on my favourites shelf." - Rosanna Leo, author of the Gemini Island Shifters series. Calliope Jones is a witch whose magic is on the cusp of disappearing. Tanner Marechal, agent for the Provincial government, investigates crimes of the magical kind. Together, they must solve a series of murders, foster Calliope’s teenaged sons into their own magical powers, and keep the Apples of Immortality from landing in the wrong hands.“Once I could read my aunt’s books on the basics of witchcraft, and before I understood that waving a wand around had very real consequences, I practiced magic on a family of feral cats living under the shed. A soon as my aunt de-spelled the catatonic felines, the book disappeared. And I never saw that wand again.”
Thief of Souls
Emma L. Adams - 2020
Sounds like an easy choice, right? Not so much. Since my mentor dabbled in forbidden spirit magic and left me to take the fall, I have to pay off his debts without using my magic.I'd rather spend my free time gaming than retrieving valuable objects for the Order, but my latest retrieval job goes from mundane to deadly when I end up on the wrong side of the terrifying King of the Dead. Turns out he doesn’t like thieves, and he likes the Order even less. To make things worse, I run into my ex-boyfriend, a fire mage who's carrying as many secrets as I am, and find my simple thieving job has landed me in the middle of a conspiracy. A second elemental war is brewing, and the key to stopping it lies in my long-buried memories of my mentor's lessons.The catch? If the Order finds out, they'll show me no mercy this time -- and everyone knows there's a good reason spirit magic was banned.People who use it tend to end up dead.
Yasmine Galenorn - 2017
Maddy and Aegis need to relax after opening the Bewitching Bedlam B&B, so they go on a post-New Year’s trip up to a mountain chalet. But what neither realizes, is that a dark cloud from the past is shadowing them both, and a resulting avalanche holds them hostage, at the mercy of a menace from Maddy’s past, who is ready to destroy Mad Mauldin and all she holds dear. Series Reading Order: Blood Music Bewitching Bedlam Maudlin's Mayhem Blood Vengeance Tiger Tails
Blood Ties Bundle
Jennifer Armintrout - 2008
As she discovers what she has become, she enters the world of mythic creatures of the night and is plunged into a monumental struggle between those who would restrain the powers of vampires and those who aspire to dominate mankind. Enter the spine-tingling realm of Jennifer Armintrout's Blood Ties and be swept up in heartstopping thrills and dark passions. Bundle includes Blood Ties Book One: The Turning, Blood Ties Book Two: Possession, Blood Ties Book Three: Ashes to Ashes and Blood Ties Book Four: All Souls' Night.
Paranormal Romance: Bite Of A Vampire (Book 1)
Anna Belsky - 2016
Call me bitter but my full name is Emily Johnson, and I work as a private investigator for Jonesville Extramarital Affairs. It’s my daily job to investigate, snap photos of and usually proves that a spouse has found someone else to dilly-dally with. It was a bit of a dream job after having my own respect and dignity broken so many times in college by a guy named Robert, Bob for short. I don’t hold a grudge against him, he was my first, and he taught me that love relationships are not really things that exist. My best friend Abby doesn’t believe me so I decided to prove my point and become a Private Investigator. On this night Emily's world turns upside down when she comes across a vampire attacking one of her investigations. She is swept into a world of the supernatural and must draw from all her experiences as Private Investigator to survive... or so she thinks until she meets Michael. Read the first book now! Book one of Bite of a Vampire.
C.J. Pinard - 2012
But one terrifying night in 1946 San Francisco has changed all that; he has now been alive 86 years and still looks 20. He and his associates, Jonathan and Kathryn, have been granted Immortality by a group of sylphs belonging to the Zie Council – lead by their queen, Malina – who possess an elixir called Enchantment. But what they and the rest of the Immortals have to do in order to keep receiving this elixir involves protecting sylphs and humans from the faeworlders – vampires and shapeshifters – who want nothing more than to eat, violate, and kill them. For Jonathan, Thomas, and Kathryn, policing the fae is a dirty job, but somebody has to do it. And the payment is eternally priceless.
Wings of Fire
Stephanie Mirro - 2021
But now I’m all alone, and life as the Falcon - an avian shifter and acquirer of fantastical things - is dangerously sexy and fun.Some might even call me a thief, just never to my face.But when my latest acquisition is stolen before I arrive and a gruesome murder is blamed on me, I've got a choice to make. I can get taken in by the hotter-than-hell agent sent by the Death Enforcement Agency and let them charge me with a crime I didn’t commit, or wait for my bloodsucking client to realize I've failed at the job he hired me for.I don’t like either door, so I'll take the window instead. Time to track down the real killer and clear my name.If I don’t solve this murder, and fast, then I might just be facing a lifetime in a grim prison - or worse, a lifetime of servitude to the man who hired me, a man who’s turning out to be more dangerous than I realized. And my kind lives for a very long time.If you loved Nalini Singh’s Guild Hunters, Ilona Andrews’s Kate Daniels, or Seanan McGuire’s InCryptid series then you will devour The Last Phoenix series.WINGS OF FIRE is the 1st book of 7 in The Last Phoenix series, a kickass urban fantasy containing fast-paced action, snarky humor, sexy grim reapers, horrific vampires, a hearty dose of swearing, and a healthy splash of romance.