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Amun Sa and the Girl from the Desert
Christopher Buecheler - 2012
to buy the entire novel.---The elder vampire Ashayt was once a simple peasant girl living in Egypt, on the outskirts of the great city of Memphis. Her life changes first when she meets a man -- Amun Sa -- with whom she falls in love, and second when she meets a deadly creature in the reeds, who bestows upon her both the gift and curse of immortality.This two-chapter story is a spoiler-free excerpt from The Children of the Sun, the upcoming conclusion to the II AM Trilogy by Christopher Buecheler.
Inject Me Sweetly/ Dusk Until Dawn
Jordan Lynde - 2011
Mythical creatures. Horrifying creatures. Creatures of the night. The creatures that make up Emily Brown's worst fear. Ever since she was little, the thought of vampires had sent her heart racing. So what happens when she somehow gets mixed up with the very creatures from her nightmares? When she's suddenly taken from her family because of something she had no control over? And there's something else... Something special about Emily's blood that has every vampire in the vicinity trying to steal it. But the problem is, Emily barely even has enough for herself.Dusk Until Dawn:(150 pages)When new neighbors move into the creepy house next door, Maddie begins to become curious about them. After a terrifying accident, she learns that her new neighbor, Damian, and his family are vampires. Knowing the secret, she is now put in danger. And so is her best friend, Dustin. A vampire wants him dead. But can Maddie stop this from happening? Or will Dustin end up dead?
The Complete Forever Trilogy (Books 1, 2, &3)
Alston - 2011
She and her mother have never spent more than 18 months in any one location, often times leaving with just the clothes on their backs. Despite the havoc that this is wreaking on Ana's social and academic life, her mother offers no explanation as to why it is they're constantly moving, or even what it is they're running from. But that all changes one night in the woods of Pelion, SC--the night the terror catches up with them.Fearing her mother dead, and having barely escaped with her own life, Ana is whisked away to world of privilege and tradition. It's a fairytale come to life. The poor girl used to living out of a suitcase is now a resident of one of the most exclusive addresses in the world. The people there adore her and she catches the eye of a young guardian who sees her as a refreshing change to the girls he's grown up with. If only they could find her mother. If only she knew the consequences of being born a "conjurer." If only she knew who that green eyed stranger was, the stranger who'll tell her about a past too romantic, and too tragic to be real. In the end, she'll have to choose between the boy who has captured her heart and the stranger she can feel down in her soul, assuring at least one of them an almost certain death.
C.M. Owens - 2014
If you've not yet read the Curse Trilogy (Gifted Curse, Forgotten Curse, & Lifted Curse), then Secret Gifts may have parts that are hard to follow. All grown up and ready to take on life, Aria Banner is facing the world her parents desperately sought to shelter her from. Centuries of oppression caused by the hands of her well-intended but smothering parents has left her with a hunger to prove herself. Just as badly as she wishes to move up in the United, she also wants to find that connection she grew up watching between her mother and father. Being at war with the Unaligned makes it a little difficult to worry about her romantic life, but sometimes fate has a way of forcing you to pay attention. Jase Ericson didn't intend to stumble upon the beauty he had only ever heard whispers of. When Aria locks eyes on the secretive full blood, she's instantly entranced - much to her surprise. The only problem is, she doesn't want to go through the same thing her mother once did. Jase's secretive air makes him mysterious, intriguing, and exciting... until she learns the secrets he holds.
The Inspector Claims The Vampiress
Larissa Emerald - 2018
She’s come to Nocturne Falls for a fresh start and maybe even to find Mr. Right. Which she reluctantly discovers could be human Fire Inspector, Lance Grims. But humans and vampires are a tricky combination. And when he realizes Veronica’s true nature, will he stick around or run for the Georgia hills where he was raised?
The Anti-Vampire Tale (The Anti-Vampire Tale, #1)
Lewis Aleman - 2010
He’s spent the last few decades as a recluse, aching over a lost love. Now, he’s put it behind him, thirsting to fulfill the raging inner need he’s deprived himself for so long.Ruby feels isolated and out of place—lonely, shy, but too strong-minded to go along with the crowd. All that changes when she is dragged out for her birthday and ends up dancing with Simon—mysterious, blue-eyed, and gorgeous. Her body tingles watching his muscled form move—so fast, so smooth, so powerful. His smile is otherworldly, and his kiss charges her with electric energy. All seems to be going well until three other vampires appear in the crowd, turning the dance floor into a horror show.The other vampires, led by the vicious Roderick, are after a new fix—the new breed. It’s a mix of blood and something secret that’s driven them to a desperate addiction, making them reckless and willing to tear anyone apart to get to it, and Ruby’s best friend, Ambrosia, has something they need to make it. When Ambrosia flees New Orleans for her life, they relentlessly hunt the one person who knows where she is: Ruby.Stalked by ravenous vampires at every turn, Ruby’s only hope for survival is her handsome new love. Through crowded dance floors, wild forests, high-speed car races, and even into Roderick’s horrific dwelling filled with hostile vampires, Simon risks his life trying to keep her safe while being outnumbered at every turn and mesmerized by her every second—even while facing death, danger, and darkness.PRAISE for LEWIS ALEMAN:"Lewis's hold-your-breath style of descriptive writing will keep you swimming in his creative vocabulary for hours...multi-layered metaphors...elaborate prose..."--Alex Hutchinson - Blogcritics, January 22, 2008"There is craftsmanship in Aleman's details; elaborate use of adjectival simile and metaphor ... stimulates ... memorable ..."--Where Y'At Magazine, Dionne Charlet, February 2010"...adventurous, fast paced...loved the twists and turns...Lewis writes beautifully, his work is filled with great detailed descriptions...a great adventure. I haven't seen anything out like it."--La Femme Readers, December 12, 2009"Aleman's unique writing style captures the reader from page one...takes the reader through a dark journey...""An enthralling story of vengeance, Cold Streak is deftly written and a must for thriller fans..."-- Midwest Book Review, June 2008
A Sacred Vow
We were certain that we had ended the bloodline. Now, the vow I swore plagues my mind. The guilt I harbour buries deep. The desire and lust burns.My pledge to my family is now a promise to protect the woman I love. Aurelia Galligan is a descendant of the Cormac bloodline. I should drain her. I have to destroy her. But she may just end me.**This is a forbidden romance between the hunter and the hunted. It features smoldering vampires and no cliffhangers. The content is not suitable for readers under the age of 18.**
Danielle Koste - 2018
Margot Miller, Rowan signs her life away without second thought. The realization she’s gotten in over her head comes only after the subject of their study is revealed: a boy with a bad attitude and an uninhibited taste for human blood.He's a medical anomaly. Having the ability to crush metal with his bare hands and hear a heartbeat from across the room, it would make Rowan’s career if she was the one to discover what made him so unusual.Easier said than done, with a subject who prefers snapping necks over answering questions.
Embrace The Dawning
Betty Shreffler - 2016
Until a relationship with a vampire hunter brings her as much passion as it does danger. With a vampire revolution forming and an undeniable attraction she can’t suppress, she must risk it all and work with the hunter to survive surrounding threats. Tested by love, loyalty, and those who are set on betraying her— she’ll have to choose between protecting her secret or embracing her vampire sorceress birthright.
Blackwood: The Dynasty Series Book One
Marian Gray - 2017
She has a destiny to fulfill. Together they’ll find there are bigger things than failure to fear. Kim Blackwood hails from a dying wizard family. Magic used to appear every generation, and then every other generation. Now it has become so rare that some would like to forget the magical bloodline ever existed. But with the arrival of an acceptance letter, the truth can no longer be kept hidden. Sucked into a secret society of wizards and witches, Kim is forced to navigate a world of fame, glory, and legend—all while learning how to wave a wand. Everyone is watching and waiting for her to break. Fortunately for Kim, she has caught the eye of an adept wizard—Elijah Harlow. He’s talented, successful, and unattainable. At least that’s what Kim was led to believe. A twirling romance soon entwines the two into a delicate charade that cannot fail or else Kim’s future as a witch is at an end. If you enjoy exciting paranormal romances and urban fantasies with a twist, then you’ll love Blackwood and the Dynasty Series. Contains explicit love scenes and is intended for a mature audience.
Shadow Wood Academy Chronicles: Book One
Ally Summers - 2019
I know what you’re thinking. Sad lonely professor finds herself with five sinfully hot men who want her and suddenly life is magical and happy. I wish that was real. That’s not how this story goes. You have no idea what happens inside the gates at Shadow Wood Academy. Neither did I until I was summoned by the broody headmaster. Lured is a more accurate way to describe how Jake Windsor tricked me into walking through the academy’s doors. Humans don’t attend Shadow Wood. Not as students or teachers. I learn that the first night I’m locked in the faculty tower with no way out. Guys are howling outside my window. There is a girl walking on the roof. And I swear one kid keeps licking his lips every time he sees me. I need to escape, but there is something alluring about the men who want me to stay. I’m drawn to them, even when I know I should run for my life. Strong. Gorgeous. Sculpted muscles for miles. But did I mention they aren’t human? I have no plans to give in to them, no matter what they swear my purpose is, until I discover that without me the innocent inside the school could become orphans—or worse—snatched up by a rogue agency. I’m used to taking care of myself, and fighting for everything I have, but saving them feels impossible. I’m strong enough to stand my ground against five of the hottest men I’ve ever met if it means saving lives, right? I didn’t know destiny could be so tempting or so dangerous. Get ready to sink your teeth into this full-length reverse harem paranormal fantasy academy romance about the adults who run the school. Shadow Wood Academy Chronicles Book One is the first in a series with a smart, independent heroine and her five scorching hot men. There is plenty of steam to go around in this slow burn, epic romance with villains, corrupt agencies, troubled childhoods, a school for the supernatural, and so much more.
Blood Nor Money
Colette Rhodes - 2021
Don’t go out in the sun.2. Don’t get decapitated.3. Guard the territory.4. Don't kill the humans.5. Never trust men.And most importantly...Never trust men.Blood Nor Money is a standalone vampire reverse harem romance suitable for readers 18+
Kristen Middleton - 2015
Middleton Includes: Blur Shiver Vengeance Illusions When seventeen year old Nikki moves with her family to a small town in Montana, she becomes the fascination of a dark and deadly vampire who will do anything to possess her. This vampire series contains steamy scenes, language, and dark humor. Recommended for ages 17 and older. This is definitely not Twilight.
Fae Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Selene Charles - 2017
At all. But Scarlett would never dream of letting her adopted-brother (and secret love of her life) hang for a crime he swears he didn’t commit. And she believes him too. Only problem is, she’s the only one who does. The evidence isn’t good. There’s a dead fae on shifter land, and Mercer’s DNA is all over the body. Scarlett has only hours to prove her brother’s innocence or risk losing him forever. But when the truth finally comes to light, Scarlett’s world and everything she thought she knew will be rocked to its foundation, leaving her questioning who she really is, and worse yet, who she can really trust…
K.M. Raya - 2020
Forgotten. Disgraced...My name is Blue Graves. I come from one of the greatest lines of vampire slayers in existence. A true legacy... or, at least I used to be. Ten years ago, my sister and I were banished after a tragedy that still haunts me. But I never let myself forget where I come from, or what I am.When a pardon arrives at my door in the form of a coveted acceptance letter to the slayer training university of my dreams, I have no choice but to accept. I've trained for this opportunity. I've spent every single night of my exile hunting the creatures of the dark and turning them to dust with the business end of my silver-tipped stake.As thrilled as I am to finally be back home, the other students definitely don't share the sentiment. While ignoring the perplexing glares of a mysterious guy with the saddest eyes I've ever seen, the unrelenting attention of an overbearing werewolf who thinks I'm his mate, and the sly smirks of a darkly seductive new student, I try my hardest to make a place for myself and regain the honor and prestige that the Graves family once had. But when students start turning up undead on academy grounds, and the nearby human city falls under attack, all fingers point to me, the one Slayer who doesn't deserve to be here.Disclaimer: This is a Reverse Harem #whychoose novel in which one girl has multiple love interests. 18+ due to bullying, violence, strong language, crude humor and graphic sexual content. A different version of this book was previously published under the author's maiden name: Kayla Michelle.