From New York Times bestselling author Jacquelyn Frank comes the captivating conclusion to the sizzling series featuring four immortal warrior brothers who love as hard as they fight. After drinking from the fountain of immortality along with his brothers, Maxum is condemned by the gods to be entombed in the earth. Even though he has now been granted a reprieve by day, each night he is buried anew, his rock-hard body immobilized, his bones crushed by the pressure. When he emerges, his body heals, but his spirit remains scarred. There is only one way for Maxum to be completely free: He must kill the god who cursed him. The task will require tremendous power, so Maxum must gather talismans to equip him for the battle. To help him on this quest, Maxum approaches the alluring Airianne and strikes a bargain as tempting as it is audacious. A skilled thief, Airianne could be a valuable ally, if only Maxum could trust her. Will this stealthy seductress also try to steal his heart or will their boldness end up getting them both buried? Perfect for fans of Christine Feehan and JR Ward, this sensual, addictive new series will become your new obsession
Hunter... When it comes to killing vampires, werewolf Cade Thain is the best slayer in the Northwest. So when a witch hires him to take out a pureblood vamp, the assassin thinks it will be just business as usual. One less vicious vamp on the streets...one more undead parasite gone from the earth. Then he meets her. Protector... Allison Gray isn't the prey that Cade expects. Beautiful, innocent, she stirs a dark desire within him. Allison hasn't transformed fully into a vampire, not yet, and it's Cade's job to make sure that she never does. Allison thinks that he's at her side to keep her safe, but Cade is supposed to pick the right moment--and kill her. Lover... Killing Allison is soon the last thing that Cade plans. As she begins the transformation that will turn her into a vampire, her bloodlust and their desire merge in an explosion of need that neither can control. But Allison's enemies are closing in, and the coming battle will take Cade and Allison beyond life, beyond love...and into a deadly darkness that waits to claim them both. BOUND IN DARKNESS. Warning: This novella is a sexy paranormal romance. As such, it contains blood, sex, vampires, and a hot alpha werewolf. Violence and adult language? Yes, those are included, too. (Word Count: 21,000) BOUND IN DARKNESS is also available in the FOREVER BOUND anthology that is on sale for $2.99. FOREVER BOUND includes all four BOUND novellas: BOUND BY BLOOD, BOUND IN DARKNESS, BOUND IN SIN, and BOUND BY THE NIGHT.
For decades it has lain nearly forgotten just beyond the Fringes, its inhabitants eschewing membership in the USF, determined to exist outside the laws of the Federation. But things are changing in the Earth Empire. The Federation is weakening, while the Corporates are growing more audacious and ambitious in their expansionism. And Obsidian has caught their eye. A habitable world with a transit point that might well be the gateway to countless new opportunities for growth. New worlds. New riches. The only thing that stands in their way is Fleet, the military arm of the Federation. But Fleet is old and tired and battered. The Corporates are ready to stand against it. Theyare in for a surprise.
Heaven refers to them as Misplaced Halos. Humans don't even know they exist. Like angels, vampires have been protecting humans from demons while keeping to the shadows, lurking in the darkness. In return, they've asked for nothing. Until now. After the heinous slaughter of his father, the Alpha Vampire, Kaj Courtenay finds himself taking on the role of the most powerful vampire in existence. He's up against traitors out to topple him, demons bent on eliminating the vampire race entirely, and an archangel who has other plans for them. It's all Kaj can do to maintain his focus, but he knows it would be easier with the female who owns him, heart, body, and soul at his side. Problem is convincing her.Acadia only knows a life of subservience. She has spent fifteen hundred years bound to the Angels of Darkness, her race used as their life source to maintain their existence on Earth. Living out eternity at their mercy is her destiny, beyond her control. It has never been something she questioned. Not until Kaj appeared in her life and gave her something to live for, made her question her very existence. Acadia knows resisting the powerful vampire is futile. He holds her heart. Problem is, it isn't hers to give. Kaj and Acadia must break the chains that have bound them to their pasts so they can embrace the future and conquer the enormous obstacles and ridiculous odds standing in their way. And for the sake of all, they must do it together.
Lexi Eden's life has always revolved around helping others in need. So when all her romantic relationships end in disaster, she blames it on trying to fix men who don't want to be fixed. Enter Clacher. He's big, bad and tattooed all over. And he's got a tongue piercing that's making her biggest wet dreams come true. Clacher Drachen has hope he will find love one day, even though the last time he loved a woman she disappeared. Or maybe she left him on purpose. Lexi's sexy, funny and a genuinely kind soul. In his heart, she's the one for him. Just one taste of her and he's addicted. He knows exactly what he wants: a family and a lifetime of dirty loving with the curvy empath. News that Lexi is a Drachen mate comes as a surprise to all, but Clacher is sure she's still his. Keeping her might not be so difficult if he could just find a way to protect her from the never-ending evil determined to destroy her.
Data Collection by Dalhousie, Dr. Donna L. Patient 331 New, confused. Powers unknown. Patient 289 No longer viable in the test pool, he remains in isolation. Patient 77 Reclassified to staff status. Useful, malleable. Confined in a sterile research facility and treated like a lab rat, Chris is alone and terrified. His special powers are his only escape, allowing him to psychically connect with other patients. Alone in his cell for longer than he can remember, Vance is hungry. When newcomer Chris makes a mental connection, Vance is intrigued and wants more than just conversation. Chris and Vance seek comfort with each other, and with Simon--the only staff member who's shown them a hint of compassion. Their relationships develop during stolen moments, and they turn their thoughts to escape. But as Dr. Dalhousie's madness spirals, more than cell walls threaten to keep them apart... 68,000 words
The "strikingly original" (Booklist) Midnight Breed vampire romance series continues with a pulse-pounding novel of paranormal passion and suspense from New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Lara Adrian.Carys Chase is accustomed to making her own rules and letting her heart lead the way--no matter what anyone else has to say about it. A rare Breed female and a daywalker as well, headstrong, beautiful Carys is one of the most powerful of her kind. She lives passionately and loves without limits, especially when it comes to the lethal cage-fighting Breed warrior called Rune.Unbeatable in the ring, Rune exists in a brutal world of blood and bone and death. He's made his share of enemies both in and out of the arena, and his secrets run as deep and turbulent as his past. A dangerous loner who has survived by his fists and fangs, Rune has never allowed anyone to get too close to him...until Carys. But when the bodies buried in his past rise up to threaten his present, Rune must choose between betraying Carys's trust or putting her in the crosshairs of a battle neither of them can hope to win on their own.
Seattle. Humans have no idea about witches or gods. Beckett’s a screw up. She’s never been good with magic. What’s a witch to do when she’s more of a nuisance to the coven than she is an asset? She goes on her own, makes a living working at a bookstore, and keeps trying to make her magic work. It doesn’t. Finnick’s a pain in the ass demigod who made the mistake of pissing off the wrong witch. Now he’s carrying a curse. He needs a witch to break the curse. Too bad he’s picked Beckett as that witch.
In this thriller of erotic obsession and sexual betrayal, two strangers meet: a woman without inhibitions and a man without limits. These two consenting adults enter into a private game in which they indulge every secret fantasy. But one of them has a secret yet to be shared. Now the real games are about to begin.