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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!

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.

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!!

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

The Cross of Ciaran


Andrea Matthews - 2020
    The body is in perfect condition, right down to the intricate tattoos adorning the Celt’s skin. In fact, if scientific data hadn’t proved otherwise, she would swear he hadn’t been interred more than a few hours.Eager to discover more about the mysterious Celt, Caitlin accompanies the body back to the New York museum where she’s employed, but before she has time to study him, the priest disappears without a trace. Rumors surrounding the event begin to circulate and result in the excavation’s benefactor pulling the plug on the entire expedition.The rumors are not far off the mark though. After being buried alive for betraying his goddess and his priesthood in the dawning age of Christianity, Ciarán wakes to a strange new world. Alone and frightened in an unforgiving city, he stumbles upon the only thing familiar to him and seeks sanctuary within the church walls. With the help of the parish’s pastor, Father Mike, Ciarán slowly grows accustomed to his surroundings, though he’s plagued by dark dreams and the disturbing sensation that an evil from his past has followed him into the future. But a more immediate danger lurks on his doorstep.Caitlin is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery concerning her missing Celt, and when she meets her Uncle Mike’s new handyman, Ciarán Donnelly, she’s convinced the handsome Irishman knows more about the theft than he’s letting on. Yet, even she can’t deny the attraction between them, simmering below the surface and blurring the lines between her personal and professional life. But will Ciarán’s secrets draw them together or shatter their future forever.

Runes Boxed Set (Runes #1-3)


Ednah Walters - 2015
     Runes-book1: Raine does not believe in magic or the supernatural, until her new neighbor, Torin, uses weird markings to heal her. Now she is on a mission to find out what he is and what he knows about her missing father. Immortals-book 2: Raine and Torin are meant to be together, but destiny deities have erased Torin's memories and he can't remember her. Too bad they didn't take into account his feelings for Raine or hers for him. The fight for the right to love each other has just begun. Grimnirs-book 3: Released from a psych ward, Raine's best friend, Cora, doesn’t want to see souls anymore or the reapers collecting them, until Echo storms into her life. He is one reaper she cannot resist. Will Raine finally tell Cora the truth about her new friends?

Beauty and the Bigfoot Hunter


Wynter Daniels - 2018
    The Amazon beauty adores the privacy of her remote home. Until she discovers a hidden camera on her property. Bigfoot researcher Dean Hawkins is in real danger of losing his grant money if he doesn’t find evidence of his subject soon, so he’s furious after someone vandalizes his video equipment. When a dark-haired siren admits she’s the culprit, he expects an apology. Instead, she unloads both barrels on him. Ember refuses to help Dean pursue the elusive Sasquatch since she was also relentlessly harassed. Even so, the nerdy professor is the most interesting guy she’s met in forever, and she lets down her guard long enough to start falling for him. But could Dean be so ambitious that he’d sacrifice love for the sake of his career?

Arcadia's Choice (Arcadia Trilogy #3)


Jesi Lea Ryan - 2014
    Arcadia is sick of being used and abused for her psychic gifts. It was bad enough to be exploited by a madman, but when the users are closer to home, she must decide how far she is willing to go for others, and when she needs to watch out for herself.

Wildfire Shifters: Collection 1


Zoe Chant - 2020
    But when they find their true mates, things might just get too hot to handle... This collection contains: Wildfire Griffin - An overprotective griffin shifter meets his match... in an autistic woman Wildfire Unicorn - There's a shirtless firefighter at her door... and he's carrying a baby unicorn Wildfire Sea Dragon - She's the woman of his dreams... and meeting her at last is his worst nightmare Wildfire Pegasus - One small, adorable baby... and one very big secret Author's note: This collection contains the NEW version of Wildfire Pegasus, substantially rewritten and improved in response to reader feedback

Grizzly Bear's Bride


Viola Rivard - 2015
     Nestled in the rocky hills of the Dakota Territory lies Greystone, a hidden town where shifters of all breeds can live in peace. The only bear in Greystone, Grissom's sheer size and strength is enough to keep the shifters in line. Though he works as the town's enforcer, he spends his days wandering the forests, hunting and foraging for food. Everything changes the night Grissom meets Ruby: a beautiful, curvaceous, and utterly irresistible human. Though being with her could jeopardize everything, the grizzly bear shifter is determined to claim her as his mate. This is a standalone story, no cliffhangers. It is a short novel, approximately 32,000 words. It is a historical paranormal romance and contains mature content, unsuitable for readers under 18.

Death Cursed (Death Touched #1)


Mac Flynn - 2018
    For Nena, Death comes for her, but doesn't collect. She's instead picked up by a mysterious group led by a man named Scratch, and they won't let her go now that she's Death Touched. As Nena tries to understand what that means she learns that a threat has arisen that promises to upset the delicate balance between the living and the undead. The threat proves especially dangerous to her when she becomes the target of one of the Corrupted, a creature of Death who's sole purpose is to destroy living and undead alike. Her only solace amid the dark is the hope that she can somehow escape the Agency and her own changes before she finds herself too deep in the supernatural world.