For Calli, the colorful tattoos on her arm are a small way to fill the void in her mind. Several years earlier she had been in a terrible car accident that left her with a scar on her face and holes in her memory. A bad encounter with a former employee finds Calli in the arm of an unlikely hero,Nycholas, a Vesper and one who could hold the key to Calli’s memories. Somewhere between fear and desire, Calli cannot help but fall for (more…)
Vampires Don’t Sparkle! is a collection of stories that have one thing in common: they all highlight the good old-fashioned vampire. The vampires here are evil, wicked, and glory in all the blood they can. There are no creatures that regret their existence, pine after mortals, or limit themselves to subsist on animal blood. These are the vampires of old, the vampires that make us humans crave the daylight and fear the darkness. Along with the twisted, fun, and Gothic darkness of these fifteen stories, a major highlight of (more…)
Eager to begin working on her new winery account, public relations pro Zoey Potter is astonished to find that the owner, Andre Maras, is none other than a sexy almost-one-night stand that she cannot seem to stop thinking about. Andre brings something out in Zoey she thought died with her husband, but she is not sure she is willing to make herself that vulnerable ever again.
Aside from that situation, there is something different about this winery and all of the people there. Zoey knows that Andre is not being honest about the reasons for the public relations campaign, but does not understand what he could be hiding. Andre Maras is not just a winery owner–he is a centuries old vampire exiled from his homeland and wasting away. (more…)
Light in a Dark World is a fantastic collection of short stories that center on The Destrati, their interactions with humans, and their special relationship with Kail The Betrayer. Kail is more than your average vampire, or, as he prefers, lost soul. That is all vampires are — silly mortals who traded their souls to Lucifer that are now doomed to walk the earth. Kail did not trade his soul, though, it was stolen and he wants it back. (more…)
Dr. Cam Kalamos and Ellie Russo are back in the exciting third installment of Erin Kellison’s Shadow Touch series. Shadow Hunt begins with tragedy striking the Segue Institute. Cam and Ellie now have to enter the lions den, the most powerful of the Mage Houses, to find the mage responsible and exact retribution. (more…)
Lance is getting ready to leave Las Vegas for Sedona but promises his friend Kurt he will go out one last time. As a surprise and last attempt to get Lance to stay in Vegas, Kurt and his girlfriend set Lance up on a blind date with Gwyn, a player at the Medieval Times-like resort. Lance cannot afford to become attached as he has already been in Las Vegas too long, but he promises to behave. (more…)
Lily has the strangest twenty-first birthday. She meets two intriguing figures, Bodie and Zev, and then learns she has divine parentage. Her grandfather, Hades, and her grandmother, Persephone, have invited her to visit them in the Underworld. Lily might finally have a home and a real family, but Hades has more planned for her than a reunion –
like an arranged marraige to Zev, Hades’ up-and-coming CFO. Lily is not on board for this plan, mainly because she has fallen for Bodie, the heavenly counterpart to Zev, and Bodie will do everything he can to protect Lily.
Jocelyn Gibson is ready to move on with her life. After losing her husband John, she is ready to work on her dream, running a Bed and Breakfast where her family’s lavender recipes are the draw, but just the recipes. There are other magical aspects of her family heritage she left behind long ago and does not want to fall back into. She has found an amazing house, but there is much work to be done. Along with all of the rehab and hard work getting The Lavender Inn ready for guests, Jocelyn is fighting her attraction to the local vet, Eric Hendricks. He is too young, bad with people, and like Jocelyn still mourning the loss of his wife. (more…)
After the death of their parents, Monique’s brother Kieran tried to protect her by pressing an engagement to the one fairy she wants nothing to do with. Faced with an unwanted marriage, Monique fled to the human world. She has managed to avoid Kieran for the past six months with the help of her fairy charms, but she is running short on funds and needs to find a new job in a new location. In a move to hopefully help her hide longer, Monique applies for an office job as an assistant to Daniel Elliot, a human who appears to be immune to her charms. (more…)
Dirty Valkyrie is the third installment in the Dirty Series by R.M. Sotera. I highly suggest that you read the first two entries as it is not a stand alone novella.
Dirty Valkyrie starts with the wedding of Jett, a demon-slaying estranged son of Thor to Sophia, a human. His sister, Brandi, a demi-goddess Valkyrie is the Maid of Honor and her date to the wedding is Laurent, a Master Vampire ally of the twins. Laurent thought he was in love with Sophia, but realizes that what he thought was love pales in comparison to how he feels for the Valkyrie, Brandi. He sets out to seduce her and after initially denying her feelings, Brandi dives head-first into a relationship with Laurent. (more…)
Kate O’Hara is temping in Hell. That is the only explanation for the things she has to put up with at her new temp position. Maggie, her manager, is a psychotic pageant queen, the building was obviously designed with torture by corporate overdose in mind, and frankly Kate is not even sure what she is supposed to be doing. A job is a job, though, and she needs one. When Kate makes an attempt to help Maggie with a major project, she finds herself banished to the basement of Fiendish Industries, where there are dozens of strange men sifting through mountains of paperwork. At least the top boss, Thomas Kestrel is fun to look at!
Christian Notte is over five hundred years old, far too old to be crashing his parents’ honeymoon. That is just what happens, though, when his mother Marguerite summons him to St. Lucia under the guise of being a replacement band at the resort she and Julius are staying at. All of this is just an excuse to get Christian to the island where Marguerite believes she has found Christian’s life mate.
Heidi Peacock is half Fae/ half Werewolf and has been on the run for all of her adult life. As a child she witnessed the brutal deaths of her parents and the kidnapping of her twin brother, Lexi. Ever since, she has been living an anonymous life while trying to take care of her crazy Fae aunt Lou and keeping a step ahead of any werewolf that might be around. Fate has other plans for Heidi, though, and it all starts to unravel when Robson Trowbridge, son of an Alpha and Hedi’s first crush, walks into her Starbucks one day.
Heidi is not the only one in hiding or the only one who has lost her entire family. The same wolf responsible for the death of Heidi’s parents also killed Robson’s family and managed to frame him for it. Robson has been Rogue ever since but has come back to help a member of the pack. Heidi and Robson find themselves thrown together in order to rescue Aunt Lou and possibly exact revenge on the wolf responsible for destroying their lives.
Melody Carver is all alone. Her mother is dead, her father long gone, and being hearing-impaired, Melody never really made any friends. A chance encounter on a snowy mountain road with a creature of legend changes Melody forever and may even alter the course of history. Melody is swept up in a fantastic adventure where she learns that there are more things in this universe, both beautiful and terrible than she ever imagined. Along with Onio, Melody discovers ancient truths and modern secrets that will change life on Earth forever. Most importantly, Melody may have found a place where she belongs.
Victoria Kingston has lost everything but her little sister, Margaret. Orphaned and broke, the girls find themselves in London, where Victoria begs shelter from an aunt who hates her. In order to keep her sister, the aunt demands that Victoria finds a husband by the end of the month. (more…)