At the age of nine, Johnnie lost everything. A quiet, normal child, his life forever changed when his family was attacked by a blood-crazed vampire, leaving his parents dead and Johnnie an orphan. Now grown, he is the cold, proud, beautiful-but very human-son of the Dracula Desrosiers, who took him in after the tragedy that befell Johnnie’s parents. Constantly kept apart for being human, Johnnie chooses to bury himself in the two things he most loves-books and mysteries. Then he is summoned by a friend to solve a simple mystery involving a pair of Cinderella slippers, and in putting one mystery to rest Johnnie only succeeds in waking several more…
Lynn Hagen - Riley's Downfall
Riley is one confused bear. He is quiet, moody, and aloof. He isn't even mischievous like his six younger brothers. So why on earth is his mate a peculiar man that is Riley's polar opposite? Sterling loves the Lakeland ranch. He is especially enamored with one big bear shifter named Riley. The problem is, Riley won't give Sterling the time of day. The man ducks and dodges Sterling every step of the way. But when Maverick calls in a favor for Riley to be the temporary leader of the fey, Sterling finds himself in an elven village far from the ranch, and Riley isn't too happy that Sterling stowed away in the back of his truck to get there. Riley has been handed a huge responsibility. Maverick even called in a favor and had Max, Eagle, and Chey come to help Riley out. But his concerns aren't with the fey. It's with one slim human that just might be Riley's downfall.
Joyee Flynn - A Dillon Sandwich
Shane O'Hagan has never seen a warrior before. When one comes to the family farm, he's shocked at how sexy the large warrior is. But not as shocked as he is by the knowledge that this gorgeous man is his mate. Well, his and his twin Sean's mate, that is. When Dillon Dragos is sent to Ireland by the council to help with a suspected demon nest, he's in for the ride of his life. Dillon is thrilled to find out he has sexy little twins as his mates. But will they be willing to leave their family and Ireland to come back with Dillon to America? Or will he have to leave them behind?
Scarlet Hyacinth - The Warlock Who Hungered for a Demon
Disgrace or devotion? Plagued by the choices in his past, warlock Noah Hall cannot allow himself to claim Rhys Whitaker, the man-the incubus-he loves. He sees himself as a killer, having played a significant part in his own father's death. Torn between shame, reason, and desire, Noah lingers in a platonic friendship that hurts them both, but that neither of them is willing to abandon. Rhys has loved and desired Noah since the very moment he met the warlock. He knows that Noah is his other half, but when the other man rejects him, Rhys can do nothing else but respect Noah's wishes. When Noah's dark secret comes out, Rhys is crushed. In the midst of a conflict between races, their fragile relationship threatens to be overcome. Can Noah let go of his doubts and protect his mate? Can Rhys heal Noah's wounds in time to save them both?
Scarlet Hyacinth - The Vampire Who Thirsted for a Wolf
Blood slave or bonded? It is a question that has hounded vampire Kaname Yamamoto since he first saw werewolf Derek Wade. In all his years as an elder, he's never experienced such a powerful pull toward anyone. But is their connection just lust, or something more? Derek's duty as an Alpha's son binds him, keeping him from exploring his feelings for Kaname. But he cannot resist his desires, and as he returns into Kaname's embrace, he realizes he doesn't even want to. For the first time in his life, he opens his heart and trusts someone with his innermost vulnerabilities. Even as the two struggle to balance a relationship in a world that still frowns on vampire-shifter cooperation, the tentative alliance between the species is shattered by an unexpected attack. Old wounds are stirred, and Derek's relationship with Kaname is threatened. Can their bond withstand the weight of divided loyalties?
Scarlet Hyacinth - The Wolf Who Fought for His Soul Mate
Claim or cower? Tainted by his mother's machinations, Paris Marrow blames himself for her actions and seeks redemption. The only one who believes in him is his mate, Jace Wade. However, Jace is all too aware of Paris's emotional vulnerability and is reluctant to force Paris into a connection he might not be ready for. At the same time, Paris feels unworthy of the other wolf's affection, the mistreatment and loneliness of his childhood overcoming his sense of self-respect. Even as the two wolves bond, their future remains threatened by their past. Paris and Jace embark on a quest to find Paris's mother and her warlock ally. But the warlock's plan is far more sinister than any of them expected. Paris will have to face his own fears, and fight for his soul mate. Can he find the necessary strength? Can Jace's love wipe away the doubts and pain in Paris's soul?
Marcy Jacks - His Enemy Lover
The humans are tired of living in fear of the vampires. Hawke West, a skilled assassin, is sent on a mission to kidnap any important member of a rich vampire house in the hopes of finally starting an open war instead of allowing the vampires to pick them off. The problem is that the vampire he kidnaps is the very one who freed him from slavery as a child, and now he finds himself not only protecting him from his vampire-hating village, but also falling for him. William Delany was running from an arranged marriage when Hawke came back into his life. Though their former relationship was of a master and servant, they were still children together, and he hasn't forgotten the man, and Hawke has become very handsome indeed. Now, Will's only concern is whether he should escape or stay with Hawke where his future, and the length of his life, will be uncertain.
Claudia Gray - Afterlife
The fourth book in this electrifying vampire series has all the romance, suspense, and page-turning drama that have made Claudia Gray’s Evernight books runaway successes. Having become what they feared most, Bianca and Lucas face a terrifying new reality. They must return to Evernight Academy, Lucas as a vampire and Bianca as a wraith. But Lucas is haunted by demons, both personal and supernatural. Bianca must help him fight the evil inside him, combat the forces determined to drive them apart—and find the power to claim her destiny at last. Readers have fallen in love with Bianca and Lucas, and they will be thrilled to read this exciting conclusion to their romantic adventure.
Gena Showalter - Unraveled
For once, sixteen-year-old Aden Stone has everything he’s ever wanted: A home. Friends. The girl of his dreams. Too bad he’s going to die… Since coming to Crossroads, Oklahoma, former outcast Aden Stone has been living the good life. Never mind that one of his best friends is a werewolf, his girlfriend is a vampire princess who hungers for his blood, and he’s supposed to be crowned Vampire King – while still a human! Well, kind of. With four – oops, three now -- human souls living inside his head, Aden has always been “different” himself. These souls can time travel, raise the dead, possess another’s mind, and, his least favorite these days, tell the future. The forecast for Aden? A knife through the heart. Because a war is brewing between the creatures of the dark, and Aden is somehow at the center of it all. But he isn’t about to lie down and accept his destiny without a fight. Not when his new friends have his back, not when Victoria has risked her own future to be with him, and not when he has a reason to live for the first time in his life…
Gabrielle Evans - Accepting the Impossible
When the war between humans and paranormals escalates into biological warfare, humans suddenly find themselves topping the endangered species list. Forced underground by the New Order, Warren Colfax has to believe that sleeping in the foul sewers is preferable to becoming a paranormal’s plaything. When a raid for supplies lands him right in the hands of the enemy, the last thing he expected was for the “monster” to step in as his protector. Lieutenant Drakon Rhinegold isn’t impressed with fate’s choice of pairing him with a human, but when circumstances out of his control arise, he finds himself responsible for Warren whether he likes it or not. In a new world where nothing is ever as black and white as it seems, the pair will have to overcome their preconceived notions, look past the surface, and learn to trust all over again if they have any hope of surviving Armageddon.
J. R. Ward - Lover at Last
_“The hottest collection of studs in romance”_ (New York Times bestseller Angela Knight) returns as #1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward brings together two of the most beloved people in the Black Dagger Brotherhood world—at last... Qhuinn, son of no one, is used to being on his own. Disavowed from his bloodline, shunned by the aristocracy, he has finally found an identity as one of the most brutal fighters in the war against the Lessening Society. But his life is not complete. Even as the prospect of having a family of his own seems to be within reach, he is empty on the inside, his heart given to another.... Blay, after years of unrequited love, has moved on from his feelings for Qhuinn. And it’s about time: The male has found his perfect match in a Chosen female, and they are going to have a young—just as Qhuinn has always wanted for himself. It’s hard to see the new couple together, but building your life around a pipe dream is just a heartbreak waiting to happen. As he’s learned firsthand. Fate seems to have taken these vampire soldiers in different directions... but as the battle over the race’s throne intensifies, and new players on the scene in Caldwell create mortal danger for the Brotherhood, Qhuinn finally learns the true definition of courage, and two hearts who are meant to be together... finally become one.
Joyee Flynn - Lust & Vamp
When Temp and the other demons from the Anything Goes Club go to rescue the captives from the Halfers, evil minions of hell, he discovers a small, gorgeous man that instantly captivates him. When he lifts the smaller man in his arms, everything feels... perfect, and Temp will do anything to protect Reid. But Reid is a survivor, barely hanging on after being horribly abused and drained of blood. When the large demon unknowingly offers him more than he bargained for, Reid takes the opportunity to drink life giving blood back into his body, too far gone to know he is binding them together for all eternity. Temp is shocked when he discovers his offer to give Reid whatever he needs created a mating bond to the alluring vampire. Is it something they can both live with after all they've been through? Or did they just ruin each other's eternity?
J. L. Merrow - Camwolf
To save his lover, he must become his own worst nightmare. Dr. Nick Sewell. Non-conformist. Werewolf. The first puts him at odds with his colleagues’ idea of how an All Saints College lecturer should behave. The second, bestowed upon him by an ex-boyfriend, puts him at odds with himself. There’s his tendency to change into a wolf on the full moon. And his visceral attraction to Julian Lauder, a troubled young German student. Despite his determination not to act on his desire, Nick’s brutal response to seeing Julian with another man frightens them both. At first. Then Nick learns that Julian is not only a naturally submissive werewolf, but one who has learned better how to deal with just being a werewolf. That explains the attraction, but it doesn’t make it any easier when the tables are turned, and Julian—once the student—is now teaching Nick…who still isn’t happy about conforming to the “werewolf way”. Meanwhile, reports of a strange wolf stalking the town barely register on Nick’s radar—until Julian disappears. Accusing eyes—both wolf and human—are turned toward Nick. Even with the help of friends, hope is growing as cold as the kidnapper’s trail. Unless Nick gives free rein to the wolf’s inhuman power…
Scarlet Blackwell - The King's Man
James of St. George is suffering from unrequited love for a king who could never return his affections. Drowning his sorrows in a tavern one night, he meets a young lady who offers to introduce him to a gentleman who might be what James needs. Thomas is the most exquisite man he has ever seen... a man who might be enough to wipe thoughts of the unattainable king from James's mind.
Scarlet Blackwell - The Captain's Man
The Captain always goes down with his ship.Josh Addison is recovering from a broken heart on a two week cruise of the Mediterranean.Enter the captain of the ship, the dashingly handsome Kane Kessler. Josh is determined not to fall for him and convinced Kane won t look twice. That s not what his crazy neighbours Erik and Freddie think and neither does Kane himself.He wants to make Josh the Captain s Man.
Scarlet Blackwell - The Captain's Beloved
It’s four months since Josh Addison fell for Kane Kessler, the Captain of his vacation cruise liner. He never thought to set eyes on him again but Kane’s come all the way to Anchorage to see him. For Kane this is a casual hook-up during his downtime. He wants to prevent his heart getting involved at all costs. But Josh, hopelessly in love, has different ideas…
Scarlet Blackwell - Into the Light
Sheriff Sean Keller hides a terrible secret - he watched a heinous crime committed eighteen years ago and did nothing to prevent it. Now he finds himself face to face with Eden Gray, the victim of that crime, who is now not so much the boy anymore, but the man. Eden makes Sean sit up and remember those forbidden desires he thought he had locked away forever and the guilt which has blighted his life.
Scarlet Blackwell - Fade to Black
Sheriff Brandon Schofield and Finn Austen are still struggling to overcome the ghosts of the past and Finn's torture at the hands of his abusive partner, Dominic Bateman. Meanwhile an adult movie company has moved operations to an abandoned warehouse in Clear Water Creek and its stars are vanishing. Soon Brandon's investigation leads him to Iowa and he finds the men involved have ties to Finn's past. As Brandon battles to bring down the crew behind the films and fight the demons--both real and those haunting the halls of Finn's mind--he hopes to slam the door on the past forever and claim the joy he and his lover deserve.
Scarlet Blackwell - Finding Eden
Eden Gray is traumatised from his rape eighteen years earlier and the part Sean Keller played in it isn't easy to forget. Eden goes from happy to desperate within minutes, never sure how long a good mood will last. But he knows that he loves Sean with all his heart and wants to lay his ghosts to rest permanently. Sean feels the same way. He treads on eggshells around Eden, afraid for his mental health and mindful of his suicide attempts. He has a hard time dealing with his guilt, and hates that it overshadows his love for Eden more often than not. Something needs to happen to let them connect and bond permanently and bring them into the light...
Cassie Stevens - Legacy
The biggest day of David McKay's life threatens to implode when the custom-made suit he's ordered isn't delivered. No problem. For his important job interview, he'll just borrow the suit delivered to his best friend across the hall. After all, they borrowed things from each other all the time, and Max's suit looks great--a power suit. Yes, wearing this baby, David will definitely soar to the heights--in more ways than one. It's a big day for Max Westchester, too, one for which he's been training his whole life. With one phone call, the family legacy becomes his to bear, and along with it, the suit that will give him untold power to accomplish his role as superhero. It's a heavy responsibility, one he has always been told is his and his alone. So why is his best friend David wearing his special suit and flying around the city? One thing Max does know--the instant David gets home, the suit is coming off! The job of his dreams, the experience of his life...why shouldn't David take it a step farther and go after the man he loves, especially when Max is so anxious to get him undressed?
Cassandra Clare - Clockwork Prince
In Clockwork Prince, with Mortmain vanished and the clock counting down on how long Charlotte can keep control of the Institute away from Benedict Lightwood, Will, Jem and Tessa must dig into Mortmain’s past to predict what he will do in the future, But secrets about Mortmain aren’t all they find buried — Tessa begins to uncover the truth about her own birth, and the ghosts of Will’s past return to haunt him. As Tessa grows closer to Jem, and Will is driven further toward the brink of madness by jealousy and guilt, will they discover the truth in time to halt the next phase of Mortmain’s evil plan?