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Coming soon – One Last Lullaby

When Kirsten walks back into Jacob’s life after years of estrangement, it’s not to resume the relationship she once ended abruptly. Instead, she’s there to work as a mage for the same agency in which Jacob is a Special Enforcer… or at least, that’s her story and she’s sticking to it. Whether Andrew, her boss and one of Jacob’s fathers, hired her for her skills or to get her back in Jacob’s life is anyone’s guess.

Although Jacob is determined to see in Kirsten a co-worker and friend, he still loves her just as much as he ever did. He used to believe she was ‘the one,’ and even years after she broke up with him he still doesn’t understand what happened. It doesn’t help that every little thing she does reminds him of what they once shared.

As the agency battles deadly demons night after night, the relationship between Jacob and Kirsten goes from awkward to downright painful… until one botched magic spell traps them in a strange world inhabited by the demons, and the only way back will require them to reveal to each other their most painful secret…

 

LENGTH – 76.000 words

PAIRINGS – M/F and M/M (2 different couples)

RATING – Sexy

NOTEOne Last Lullaby is a sequel to Fangs & Lullabies and Demons & Lullabies. These two books focus on two vampires, Andrew and Nicholas, as they raise a child, Jacob, from birth into adulthood. One Last Lullaby focuses on a grown-up Jacob as he struggles to find love.

EBOOK – This story will be released as part of the Cimmerian Shade Box Set in September 2017. You can preorder on the following sites:

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The Challenge / Blood Moon

cover for The ChallengeTHE CHALLENGE
Centuries ago, Allendra and Zaan, wielding the Source together, created supernatural beings they hoped would bring peace and harmony to the world. Instead, strife, feuds, and wars took their toll.

After lifetimes of watching her creations perpetuate misery and destruction, Allendra has had enough. She has been harnessing the power of the upcoming Blood Moon, and plans to strip every one of these beings of their supernatural powers.

Zaan, long estranged from her, returns to ask her to reconsider, but the Challenge she issues might be more than he bargained for…

 

This short story is the introduction to the Fated & Forbidden series, a world that gathers stand-alone paranormal stories from 11 authors. It can be downloaded for free from Instafreebie. The characters Allendra and Zaan get their own story in the conclusion, Blood Moon.

 

cover for Blood MoonBLOOD MOON
When Zaan sensed power gathering across the world, he followed his instincts all the way back to Allendra. He already knew what she was planning to do just as he knew he would not be welcome after centuries of estrangement. He soon finds out he’s right on both counts.

After he pleads with her to change her mind, Allendra challenges the breeds they created together. They will have to choose love over everything else before the Blood Moon, or risk losing their powers. Zaan realizes he, too, has a role to play here… but is it a role Allendra chose for him, or did he get caught in the challenge by accident?

Either way, trying to find a way back into her heart will not be an easy task when Allendra seems intent on living in the past…

LENGTH – 45.000 words

PAIRING – M/F

RATING – Sexy

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While at this time this book is available only from Amazon, it will be available from other retailers in the future.

Love & Magic: A M/M Collection

In this collection of two short stories and one novella, it’s all about love, and how magic can bring lovers together… or tear them apart…

THE THIRTEENTH HALLOWEEN
When, after twenty years, Thomas returns to the home he shared with Jim, his mind is filled with memories both sweet and bitter. They were once happy there, but when Jim discovered that Thomas was a wizard, he felt betrayed enough to kick Thomas out of his life.

Jim has now passed away, leaving the house to Thomas, and Thomas soon realizes that he wasn’t the only one who regretted the way they parted. With Halloween strengthening the ghostly presence of Jim in the house, Thomas might just get the chance to say goodbye… or even more.

CHRISTMAS MAGIC
On the eve of Christmas, Hunter gets a call from his friend Cole and agrees to help him perform a magic ritual. Cole has taught Hunter to do simple magic spells, but Hunter’s feelings for Cole run deeper than friendship and gratitude, even though he doesn’t know if Cole even likes men that way.

Once they are ‘locked’ in the magic circle, though, Cole has to admit that the ritual requires them to be intimate, and he didn’t ask Hunter to help by accident.

UNDER HIS SKIN
For Christmas, Nathan has the perfect gift for Joshua, his best friend and sometimes lover: his magic. Ever since Nathan found out he had magical abilities, Joshua has supported him, encouraging him to cultivate his talent, so that Nathan is now the resident mage of the local Special Enforcer agency that employs both of them. Joshua, however, doesn’t have a trace of the talent, however much he wishes he could do magic too.

On a night off, Nathan offers Joshua a way to discover what it feels like to do magic by swapping bodies for a few hours. But before the night is over, their boss calls them both for back up, and the playful spell starts to cast a different light on their relationship. Will they be able to do their job and keep an innocent girl safe while stuck in each other’s skin, or will magic break them apart?

 

LENGTH – 8.000 words / 8.000 words / 19.000 words

PAIRING – M/M

RATING – Sexy

EXCERPTS The Thirteenth HalloweenChristmas MagicUnder His Skin

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Bloodchild (QuickSilver Codex #3)

Five days. That’s how long Vivien has to prepare for the first of three magic duels against Rhuinn, the usurper king of Foh’Ran. She challenged him to the duels not because she wants the throne, although it is her birthright, but because she blames him for the death of Brad – one of her bodyguards, and the man she loves.

Except that Brad is alive again… or the next best thing. His brother Aedan, rather than losing him, broke all customs and made him a vampire like himself, a decision that might cost him dearly when his own Maker confronts him.

Vivien’s joy over not losing Brad, however, might have to be hampered when Aedan’s disapproval of their relationship takes a new turn. Brad’s new vampire instincts are strong, and his hunger for blood is hard – if not impossible – to control. The two brothers swore an oath to protect Vivien, but one of them might be the greatest threat to her safety… at least for the next five days…

LENGTH – 65.000 words

PAIRING – M/F

RATING – Sexy

NOTE
Part 3 of the QuickSilver Codex series, which is best read in order.

EXCERPT

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Quickening (QuickSilver Codex #2)

On Foh’Ran, a parallel world in which a magical force called the Quickening rules the lives of humans and vampires alike, Vivien just won her first battle.

Raised on Earth, Vivien had no idea she was heir to Foh’Ran’s throne until Brad and Aedan, her bodyguards, revealed themselves to her and took her to her family’s ancestral castle. Her first confrontation with Rhuinn, the man who usurped her throne, ended as well as could be hoped and she won a few days of respite until she has to appear at the royal court again.

Before she does, however, she’ll need to break through her mental block and master the Quickening to prove herself a worthy daughter of Foh’Ran. She’ll also have to gain allies among Foh’Ran’s influential families. The most difficult part, however, might be to follow Aedan’s advice and learn to act like a queen when she’s still unsure whether she truly wants the throne, and would rather simply be Brad’s girlfriend.

LENGTH – 60.000 words / 160 PDF pages

EXCERPT

PAIRING – M/F

RATING – Sexy

NOTE
Part 2 of the QuickSilver Codex series, which is best read in order.

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Under His Skin

For Christmas, Nathan has the perfect gift for Joshua, his best friend and sometimes lover: his magic. Ever since Nathan found out he had magical abilities, Joshua has supported him, encouraging him to cultivate his talent, so that Nathan is now the resident mage of the local Special Enforcer agency that employs both of them. Joshua, however, doesn’t have a trace of the talent, however much he wishes he could do magic too.

On a night off, Nathan offers Joshua a way to discover what it feels like to do magic by swapping bodies for a few hours. But before the night is over, their boss calls them both for back up, and the playful spell starts to cast a different light on their relationship. Will they be able to do their job and keep an innocent girl safe while stuck in each other’s skin, or will magic break them apart?

 

LENGTH – 19.200 words / 50 PDF pages

EXCERPT

PAIRING – M/M

RATING – Sexy

NOTE – While it was previously available by itself, this book is now included in Love & Magic, a collection of 2 M/M short stories and one novella.

 

Bodyguards (QuickSilver Codex #1)

On the verge of her twentieth birthday, Vivien’s worries are those of a typical young woman: doing well in college, gaining more independence, and maybe managing to show Brad, her classmate and sometimes jogging partner, that she wouldn’t mind taking their burgeoning relationship to a different level.

Everything changes in the blink of an eye. Vivien stumbles into a knife fight, watches a man die in front of her, and soon listens, stunned, as Brad and his brother Aedan tell her a story of magic, vampires and a murderous ruler intent on killing a princess in hiding – a tale in which she is the princess and heir to a realm she didn’t know existed.

Vivien’s first instinct is to refuse to believe this incredible tale, even if it comes from a man she is attracted to. But when her self-proclaimed bodyguards use magic to take her to a different world, the edges of reality start blurring and Vivien has to figure out who she truly is.

LENGTH – 60.000 words / 160 PDF pages

EXCERPTBodyguards (first 5 chapters in PDF)

PAIRING – M/F

RATING – Sexy

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The Thirteenth Halloween

When, after twenty years, Thomas returns to the home he shared with Jim, his mind is filled with memories both sweet and bitter. They were once happy there, but when Jim discovered that Thomas was a wizard, he felt betrayed enough to kick Thomas out of his life.

Jim has now passed away, leaving the house to Thomas, and Thomas soon realizes that he wasn’t the only one who regretted the way they parted. With Halloween strengthening the ghostly presence of Jim in the house, Thomas might just get the chance to say goodbye… or even more.

 

LENGTH – 8.000 words / about 20 PDF pages

EXCERPT

PAIRING – M/M

RATING – Sexy

NOTE – While it was previously available by itself, this book is now included in Love & Magic, a collection of 2 M/M short stories and one novella.

 

Christmas Magic

On the eve of Christmas, Hunter gets a call from his friend Cole and agrees to help him perform a magic ritual. Cole has taught Hunter to do simple magic spells, but Hunter’s feelings for Cole run deeper than friendship and gratitude, even though he doesn’t know if Cole even likes men that way.

Once they are ‘locked’ in the magic circle, though, Cole has to admit that the ritual requires them to be intimate, and he didn’t ask Hunter to help by accident.

 

LENGTH – 8.000 words / 26 PDF pages

PAIRING – M/M

RATING – Sexy

EXCERPT

NOTE – While it was previously available by itself, this book is now included in Love & Magic, a collection of 2 M/M short stories and one novella.34]

 

I’ll Be Home For Christmas

With Christmas only hours away, Anders does some last minute shopping, preparing a surprise for his lover Selena and decorating a tree for her.

Elsewhere, in another time, this all would have been a matter of course, but it is unusual in Newhaven, a city that has been besieged by demons for longer than any human fighter can recall. The situation is even more atypical because Selena is not at the hospital, helping wounded soldiers with her magic like she usually does. Instead, she has accompanied a group of fighters outside the city, where they hope to close the breach between dimensions that allows the demons to come in, and to stop the invasion once and for all. All Anders can do for now is wait, and hope that Selena will return to him safe and sound.

When she does come back, magic is bursting out of her and she accomplishes true miracles. To Anders, though, the only thing that matters is that, like she promised, she is home for Christmas.

LENGTH – 12.500 words / 45 PDF pages

EXCERPT

PAIRING – M/F

RATING – Sexy

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The Missing Star

Cover for The Missing StarAs a child, Tina discovered that, like her grandmother, she had a talent for magic, but she never developed her abilities.

After years have passed, she rediscovers her gift on Christmas Eve, and tries to bring back to her for a night the love she had let slip away from her.

But will one more night with Ryan be enough?

 

LENGTH – 5.500 words / 20 PDF pages

PAIRING – M/F

RATING – Sexy

NOTE
This story was previously released in the anthology Witches Night with the title Under the Spell.

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