Jace is a washed-up ex-boxer living with daily pain and bad judgment in boyfriends. Then his best friend Jeff reintroduces him to the gentle healing magician he used to work with.
Marco is everything Jace could want—and everything he can’t trust himself not to break. Nobody has ever loved Jace, not properly. And Marco is so warm and caring and tenderhearted, he could have anyone. How could they possibly be together—even if Marco did have a crush on Jace all those years ago?
But not everything is as it seems, and there is darker magic at work than anyone has guessed so far. Trusting Marco is no longer the hardest thing in Jace’s life…but rather, keeping him safe. No matter what it takes.
T. A. Chase - Gypsies
Will the unconditional love of his best friend be enough to help heal Percy after almost being broken mentally and physically? On Beasor, being a Gypsy gives Percy almost god-like status. His power over nature and animals could allow him to make a good living exploiting people, but he chooses to live with his best friend, Alden, over Alden's pub in Catalai, the capital of Beasor. Percy loves Alden, but has never been able to tell Alden, afraid the truth would ruin their friendship. In a fit of jealousy one night, Percy travels through the universes to Earth, and finds himself captured by two humans. As a magical Beasor, silk binds him to their will and Percy finds himself close to breaking in every way as the humans drain his magic. When Alden rescues Percy, the best friends finally admit to their love, but Percy needs help to replenish his magic and find a way to ease the memories of his captivity. With Alden supporting him every step of the way, Percy fights to heal and become the Gypsy he was once.
Arshad Ahsanuddin - Cathedral of the Sky
Child of Twilight Venice, Italy, 2039. When Michael Danvers witnesses a vampire attack, his latent ability to shapeshift awakens. Revealed as a Sentinel, the natural enemy of Nightwalkers, 13-year-old Michael must turn his back on his family and his safe, predictable life. But a supernatural battlefield is no place for a child, not even a genius like Michael. Betrayed by his own kind, he leaves Earth behind, hoping to find a new path with the Spacer Guild - and the stars. Tempered by Moonlight Relocating to the Citadel, Michael quickly makes a name for himself at the Spacer Guild Academy. But each advancement means less to him than the friendships he acquires, of fellow cadets William and Ariel, even as Michael is promoted above them. Forged in Starlight Everyone had plans for Michael's future: his parents, the Sentinels, the Guild-even his best friend, Will. But Michael takes control of his destiny, and when called upon to make a fateful decision with countless lives hanging in the balance, the only sense of honor that matters is his own. This book falls between Sunset (Book 1) and Sunrise (Book 2) in story continuity.
Arshad Ahsanuddin - Starlight
The Triangle Anchorpoint City, 2082. Half a year after the death of his lover Takeshi, Rory remains devastated, deflecting Nick's attempts to draw him out. Lorcan takes it upon himself to coax Rory back to life. Then an innocent gesture of affection explodes into a sensational scandal, forcing them to make choices they would otherwise never have considered. Will their friendship survive the pressure of Nightwalker politics, or will their relationship be just another casualty of war? The Spacers In memory of his love for Tobias, Rafael became Antonio's closest friend and ally, supporting his protégé's advancement in the Spacer Guild despite Nick's deep disapproval. Captain of the Jumpvessel Singularity, Antonio has spent his entire adult life navigating the void between the stars, blissfully avoiding any part of the fate decreed for him in the war between the White Wind and the Red. Mentor and student are reunited when Antonio returns home on the one hundredth anniversary of his father's death, intending to stay only long enough to pay his respects to a man he never had a chance to know and the family he left behind. But in a world where immortality is commonplace, death is not always what it seems, and destiny is not so easily cast aside. The Spy Razheel has served the Court of Shadows with honor for over a century as the Night's Herald, never openly taking sides in the divide between Nightwalker and Daywalker alliances. Now, after thirty thousand years of conflict, something new walks the Earth, which may be the greatest weapon yet in the battle between the races. As Antonio's fate becomes clear, she steps seamlessly into the role of revolutionary, and her carefully planned insurrection will set the Nightwalker race on the path to final victory, or to total extinction.
Arshad Ahsanuddin - Moonlight
The Magician Washington, D. C., 2042. Toby Jameson is accustomed to being overshadowed by his brother Nick, but he doesn’t have to like it. While attending the funeral of the First Lady of the United States, he finds a kindred spirit in Andrea Daniels, the President’s daughter. When Nick discovers Andrea’s supernatural destiny as a latent leader of the Sentinel race, Toby is happy to accept a secret assignment to protect her as she leaves the Armistice Zone, if only to gain a little distance from his relationship with his lover, Layla. The Daywalker Layla, the leader of the Daywalker race, has had three thousand years to earn her reputation as the Prince of Wrath. Her romance with the strong-willed young Sentinel has been contentious at best, but neither is willing to walk away nor give voice to a deeper commitment. When her protective overtures go awry prior to Toby’s departure, provoking them both into frank combat, it seems their relationship is finally doomed. Then a shocking discovery changes everything, casting the very nature of Sentinels and Daywalkers into question. The Wind In the wake of her mother’s death, Andrea returns to England to escape the watchful eye of her estranged father. When Toby shows up on her doorstep unannounced, she knows he has a secret agenda, but is willing to overlook his secrets in the spirit of friendship that kindled between them at their last meeting. But nothing stays secret forever, and it’s only a matter of time before they find themselves fighting for their lives against both the enemy they know, and a new menace that has emerged from within the virtual world.
Pelaam - Becomes the Rose
A simple hiking trip takes a sinister turn when Tarin is left alone and stranded. He thinks his luck has changed when he stumbles across an idyllic hamlet nestling between the forest and mountains. He also thinks he may have met the man of his dreams in the handsome and enigmatic Boyce. However, dreams become nightmares when Tarin discovers this is no idyll. Instead it is home to a cursed community where no one is what they seem and the only reward for an innocent like him is death. Is Tarin's attraction to Boyce as innocent as it seems? What chance can there be for love when faced by a century-old curse born of hate?
Bailey Bradford - Renounced
Nothing is as simple as it seems, or as safe. Dallas Smith just wanted a nap in the hammock but he ends up being abducted by a jaguar shifter named Tiago. They have a distinctly different take on several subjects, and Dallas is shocked to learn just what Tiago really is. Tiago thinks the wolves in the rainforest are an invasive species that need to leave. Meanwhile, there’s a threat to the rainforest that no one saw coming. Marcus Criswell has had more losses in the past year or so than he can deal with. He has to, though, because he’s the Alpha Anax of the North American packs. The only reason he’s in South America is because his guard was kidnapped, but now Keegan is safe. There’s still the matter of the man who tried to abduct Keegan. He can’t go unpunished. Then another shifter goes missing. Dallas, gone from the hammock in a heartbeat. And on top of that, Maarten is missing. It just got hotter than hell in Brazil.
Amber Kell - R. J. Scott - The Case Of The Cupid Curse
Book 1 in The End Street Agency series written with Amber Kell. Sam Enderson is a human detective who inherits a building from where his Uncle used to run a detective agency. He finds himself working for paranormal creatures despite his resolve to stick with humans only. To supplement his income as a new PI Sam rents out rooms in the large house. Bob is a vampire and turns up on Sam's doorstep to rent a room. Sparks fly and Sam is attracted to the vampire despite himself. Sam is cursed by a witch, and has two cases landing on his desk. Werewolves, annoying ghosts and a grumpy gargoyle are enough to drive Sam mad. But somehow in amongst all of this he has to find a missing fae and a missing shifter child. The End Street Agency introduces a world where paranormals pretty much keep away from humans but they can't resist pulling Sam in when they find him on the edge of their territory. Everyone has their own agenda and it will be a while before they're all sorted out. More details to follow...
Amber Kell - R. J. Scott - The Case of The Dragon's Dilemma
Dragons, battles, a deal Sam may come to regret, and a siren attack, leaves Sam and Bob in danger, and Mikhail finding a mate. Bob and Sam take their kind-of-adopted-now vampire daughter, Mal to look around at new schools. Mikhail is left to babysit the last remaining rescued child whilst they are away. When Sirens appear from a portal to kidnap her, he is left facing the attack alone until a mysterious hero comes to his aid. Ryujin, or Jin to his friends, is a dragon shifter and his role as Captain of the Dragon Guards puts him in direct conflict with Mikhail. They both want to do what’s best for the kidnapped child but trust is an issue between two different species. The minute Jin sees Mikhail he knows what he wants. Now if Jin can only get Mikhail to see things the same way.
Amber Kell - R. J. Scott - The Case of the Sinful Santa
Zephariel, the Angel of Vengeance, Nick Klauson, nephew to Santa, Christmas magic, zombies in the school and a necromancer causing chaos…and at the center of it all—Mal. Zephariel is the Angel of Vengeance and is tracking down his cousin Danjal for misuse of brimstone. When he walks into a bar and finds Nick Klauson drowning his sorrows, he is instantly drawn to him. Could this be his fated mate? When Nick and Zeph join forces to deal with zombies in Mal’s school, sparks fly. Add in a demon, a wolf and a necromancer, and Sam and Bob have a hunt on their hands.
Amber Kell - Farren's Wizard
When the world is on the line, will love be enough to save them all? Farren Azar came to college to get his degree. However, he knew he couldn’t let anyone know about his djinn blood. The djinn had been exiled to a different plane, and if his heritage was discovered, he could be banished too. When a djinn and a fire god become involved in his life, he has to figure how to handle two powerful entities without losing himself. Dan Stewartson knew Farren was the one. A glance between them had him hooked. When strange fires begin popping up around campus and fingers are pointed at Farren, Dan refuses to believe his lover could be responsible. Will he be able to save Farren’s reputation, or will secrets come between them and wreck their budding romance?
Lynn Hagen - Nutter Nero
Electronics expert Nero Credence suffers from germ phobia with a touch of ADD. Add a sprinkle of OCD, and then send him to a house full of wolf shifters and watch him go. Gunnar Sadena is the most laid-back wolf you could meet. He laughs a lot and hardly ever gets angry. But Gunnar is baffled when a five foot human shows up at the front door, telling him he’s there to slay Ricky’s dinosaurs. Who the hell is Ricky, and why would he have dinosaurs? Amused, Gunnar allows the nutter to enter his home. Nero turns the pack upside down as his neurosis kicks in. At six foot five, the wolf has a hard time bowing down to this pint-size terror. Gunnar thinks the quirky man is nuts, but he’s also his mate.
Astrid Amara - Nicole Kimberling - Ginn Hale - Hell Cop 2
Trust Me by Astrid Amara Brian Day's no longer the naïve country boy Jay Yervant fell in love with. A hardened hell cop with dangerous powers, Brian's osmotic abilities are growing out of control. When two men are found dead, killed by an osmotic, Jay wants to clear Brian's name. But Brian's erratic powers threaten even Jay's survival, and he's left wondering if his lover is as innocent as he claims. Dark Waters by Nicole Kimberling After a year of seeing Detective Argent, Michael Gold is uncertain about the future of their relationship. Can a liberal university professor and a Hell Cop find a happily ever after? When Michael invites Argent on an anthropological study, he thinks they're performing an experiment in domesticity. But when a dead body appears, Michael and Argent end up playing detective instead of playing house. Such Heights by Ginn Hale Photojournalist James Sparks fled to the exotic Storm Palace to escape his relationship troubles. But soon he's witness to a murder, and the man he least wants to deal with -- his lover, Detective Ben Moran -- is on the case.
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 - Sarah Rees Brennan - What Really Happened in Peru
Fans of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices know that Magnus Bane is banned from Peru—and now they can find out why. One of ten adventures in The Bane Chronicles. There are good reasons Peru is off-limits to Magnus Bane. Follow Magnus’s Peruvian escapades as he drags his fellow warlocks Ragnor Fell and Catarina Loss into trouble, learns several instruments (which he plays shockingly), dances (which he does shockingly), and disgraces his host nation by doing something unspeakable to the Nazca Lines. This standalone e-only short story illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality populates the pages of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices series. This story in The Bane Chronicles, What Really Happened in Peru, is written by Sarah Rees Brennan and Cassandra Clare
Mary Calmes - Old Loyalty, New Love
When jackal shifter Quade Danas was banished from his pack for being gay, he spent years in the military escaping his father's prejudice before returning to civilian life as a bodyguard for Roman Howell, the teenage son of a very rich man. After Roman is in an accident that leaves him physically scarred and emotionally distant, Quade is the only one who can get through to him. As Roman becomes a man, he realizes what he wants—his bodyguard by his side and in his bed. Unfortunately, Quade can’t seem to see past the kid Roman once was to the man he has become, certain Roman’s feelings are merely misplaced gratitude. But Roman knows a lot more than Quade realizes, and he’s used to persevering, no matter how many impediments life throws his way. He wants the chance to prove to Quade that he’s strong enough for a jackal alpha to call mate. Despite the decades Quade has been away, and the heartache of his father’s rejection, his inborn loyalty to the pack remains, and his abrupt departure left the jackal shifters without an alpha heir. As a psychopath shifter staking claim as alpha draws Quade back home, and Quade feels compelled to heed the call, he may be forced to make a choice he never anticipated. But doing so means he must leave Roman behind… unless somehow they find a way to make loyalty and love work together.
Mary Calmes - Fighting Instinct
Only a privileged few know L’Ange’s head of security Arman de Soto is a shifter, and even fewer know he’s been systematically killing off a pack of werewolves. The reason for this vengeance is a secret Arman trusts with no one, quite the opposite of his obvious longtime pursuit of the château’s overseer, Linus Hobbes. Despite Arman’s reputation as a loner, the only thing he needs to complete his life is Linus. Predator and prey just don’t mix—but Arman won’t give him up. Linus has lived alone for more than seven years, sheltered at L’Ange under an assumed name and hiding secrets of his own, including his terrifying attraction to the most dangerous man he’s ever met. Arman knows Linus should be afraid of the predator stalking him, but Linus is still drawn to him like a moth to a flame, no matter how much he tries to deny his instincts. It’s not until Linus’s past and Arman’s crusade exposes their secrets and opens L’Ange to attack that Arman realizes waiting any longer is a risk he just can’t take. So he’ll have to take his quest to the source of the threat in a gamble to protect L’Ange, Linus, and any future they might have together.
Stormy Glenn - Omega Born
For six years, Sawney Marshall was unable to claim his mate due to political maneuvering and pride boundaries. He bided his time, plotting and planning. When the call comes that Ricky is in trouble, Sawney races to save him despite the consequences. Ricardo de Luca had all but given up. It seemed like his life had been a series of heartaches, from being subjected to abuse by his pride mates to not being able to be claimed by his mate. When his father’s protection is removed and the abuse he has suffered for years escalates, Ricky despairs of ever seeing his mate again. When Sawney claims Ricky, he sets into motion a series of events that will test their bond as well as those between prides. Can he depend on his brothers to help him rescue Ricky or will he be alone as he goes after his omega born mate?
Bailey Bradford - Resilience
Todd Benson almost died for the freedom to love Adam Soames. Now they face obstacles that once again place both of them in danger. Todd Benson had figured he’d be alone forever. He had the best friend any guy could want in Gabe Staley, and Gabe’s partner Mika was okay, too. But a personal life and any kind of true happiness was out of the question. With Todd’s bigoted and violent parents, and the Sheriff he worked for trying to torture animals and Gabe, Todd knew he’d do well just to survive his job as a deputy in the small town of Shasta, Texas. Adam Soames needed to get away from the big city. His best friend had found his perfect man and moved away, and Adam felt lost in the city. The opportunity to have his own veterinary practice in a small town sounded perfect. He didn’t know he’d soon be living a life he’d only dreamed of—or the cost he and the man he loved would have to pay. Together Todd and Adam face seemingly insurmountable odds, from Todd’s recovery from a vicious attack to the prejudices and trials many couples have. Then there’s the big shocker of finding out Gabe and Mika aren’t humans, exactly, but wolf shifters instead, and a whole new door is opened and trouble soon comes barrelling through it.
Bailey Bradford - Reverence
Harley was thrust into the realm of the supernatural at the hands of a sadistic shifter, and his world will never be the same. Harley’s one-night stand turned into a nightmare when a vengeance-seeking shifter kidnapped him to use Harley as a pawn. Things didn’t go so well for his abductor, or for Harley. He’d never have believed there were werewolves...shifters, rather, in the real world. After being freed, his mind is a mess and he doesn’t know how to cope with the things he’s experienced. Fear and anger are powerful emotions, and when they are out of control, the harm caused can scare one’s soul. Val Whitley only ever had one goal in life—to serve in Marcus Criswell’s guard. Val had looked up to Alpha Anax Criswell for a long time and was honoured to serve him. When an accident alters Val’s life, possibly forever, he fears he’ll be of little or no use to his Alpha Anax. What good is a physically damaged shifter, especially one as messed up as he is? When Val is sent out on an order from Alpha Anax Criswell, he thinks he’s being pawned off since he’s blind in one eye and is less than any other shifter. He doesn’t expect to find a strength he never knew he had, or the love of a destined mate...
Stormy Glenn - A Moment in Time
When Apollo Roman woke to a gorgeous man cooking breakfast in his kitchen, the thought that the two were mates was the farthest thing from his mind. The only thing he was thinking about was being claimed by the bear of man, especially when Grayson spreads him out like the guy's own personal buffet. But happiness comes with a price. Apollo learns this when Grayson disappears soon afterward. Grayson Sanchez snuck into Aberdeen Valley so he could speak to Alpha Khenti and convince the man to give him and his surviving pack sanctuary. What started as a scouting mission soon turns into a fantasy come true when Grayson not only finds the man of his dreams, but claims him. But in order to keep his dream, Grayson will have to fight an unknown enemy, defy the council, and commit to something bigger than he's ever imagined. And even then, there is no guarantee that the two will have anything more than a moment in time.