Vanessa only had three loves in life. Beauty, her dog, and the sound a man made as she drained him of his blood to create her favorite face mask. However, the knowledge that she used her victims to create her best-selling cosmetics, soaps, and candles also gives her a thrill. Now her perfect world is threatened as two men, a vampire and an FBI agent turned stalker, make their unhealthy obsession with her known.
They both know her secret.
They both know the other is watching.
They both will do anything in their power to make her theirs.
Note: This is a standalone why choose romance that has DARK themes so it should be read only in the right state of mind. Please take all warnings into consideration since it is graphic and touches on topics that are not suitable for readers under 18.
I’m here this week to celebrate Rebecca Rathe’s new release, The Binding!
Title: The Binding (The Binding Series #1) Author: Rebecca Rathe Genre: Paranormal Reverse Harem Romance Release Date: August 31, 2023
Calista Batts lives a sheltered life, until the day she is kidnapped and used in a sacrificial ceremony meant to drain her of a dormant power she knew nothing about. When the magic inside her is unlocked, it nearly kills her, but not before calling three mysterious and powerful men to her side. Inexplicably drawn to the dying woman, they resolve to bind her to themselves- mind, body, and soul- in a desperate attempt to save her life.
Now Calista must learn to control her newfound magic and adjust to this previously hidden world, all while navigating the overwhelming effects of her new bonds.
As feelings intensify, all of them struggle in their own way- Draven, with his uncontrollable bloodlust. Seth, with his desperate need for touch. And Hawthorne, who is burdened by his past and guilt over the sacrifices made to save her. Together, they must harness their collective strength to confront the cult that nearly killed her.
Will they be able to accept their new bonds in time?
The Binding is a paranormal MMFM romance. Please refer to the author’s bio for content guidance, as there may be subject matter that is disturbing to some readers.
Lizzy’s celebrating the release of her new book Cowgirl Omega and I’m so happy to share it!
Title: Cowgirl Omega Author: Lizzy Bequin Genre: Western Sci-fi Reverse Harem Release Date: August 17, 2023
She hired the alphas for protection. But can they protect her from themselves?
Shannon Duffy has a secret. She’s an omega. And in the wild west of 1888, an omega is a dangerous thing to be. For fifteen years, Shannon’s kept her true identity hidden, but now if she wants to save her family ranch from ruin, she’s going to have to lay it all on the line.
There’s treasure hidden in the desert, and Shannon knows how to get it. There’s just one problem. She’s going to need protection, and the only men up to the task are the very monsters she’s spent her entire life running from.
Of all the creatures spawned by the Occurrence, alphas are the most dangerous. Brutal, dominating beasts with bodies as hard and hot as desert rocks, and eyes as cold and deadly as the steel they carry on their hips.
The alphas are Shannon’s only hope for finding the treasure and saving her ranch. But if they discover her secret, they may not be able to protect her from their own primal urges.
And she may not want them to.
Cowgirl Omega is a sci-fi why-choose adventure set in an alternate old west populated by all sorts of mythical critters and mutant dangers. The story contains intense scenes and situations that might trigger some readers—please see the Author’s Note at the beginning of the book. This is a complete standalone romance with an HEA guaranteed!
Celebrating the new release of Nadia Braeckel, Thieves of Kisses.
Title: Thieves of Kisses Author: Nadia Braeckel Genre: Coming of Age, Multicultural Romance Release Date: August 08, 2023
She’s his diamond in the rough that he never knew existed, and he doesn’t care if he has to steal it to be his.
Julia Running away from the life she despised—and the husband who controlled her—was her only route to freedom. She’s used to hardships and isolation, but at least now she’s free. She’s about to explore a whole New World. Things are going as planned until she meets someone who wakes up her dormant heart and makes her feel alive again. But he’s not available, emotionally or physically. In fact, she’s planning his wedding.
Aldin Aldin cares about one thing: status. He’s built a wealthy future from broken bones and faded bruises, never caring who he hurt along the way. But when his fiancé brings home their new wedding planner, the walls he built to protect his heart begin to crack. The more he spends time with this beautiful distraction, the more he finds himself tempted to go back to his old ways and steal what doesn’t belong to him—her heart.
Aldin’s losing control the more he’s around Julia, and he doesn’t think he can stop himself from taking something that isn’t his, but does true love even exist? And if it does, is it worth losing everything he’s built in his life up until now?
Will they overcome the obstacles they both face and follow their hearts? Or will Julia be doomed and have to look over her shoulder the rest of her life, running from the past, without Aldin to keep her safe?
Warning: If you are a sensitive reader or find certain topics to be emotionally triggering please exercise self-care and select a different book. Thieves of Kisses is intended for mature audiences who enjoy dark subject matters, off page rape, cheating not on FMC, physical and emotional abuse, noncon not by MMC. If that sounds like you, then enjoy!
Celebrating the release of C.L. Walters’ book, The Trials of Imogene Sol!
Title: The Trials of Imogene Sol (The Ring Academy) Author: C.L. Walters Genre: Teen & Young Adult Sci-fi Mystery Release Date: June 14, 2023
Imogene Sol has had to work twice as hard for everything she has earned as a cadet at The Ring Academy on Serta. An orphan of notorious parents who killed hundreds of thousands of people in a bombing against the Federation, most people hate her by name alone, others have gone out of their way to make her life difficult. Though she’s managed to acquire a handful of trusted friends over her years at the academy, most of her peers loathe her. But she’s made her mark in the top ten of her cadet class and she’s ready to compete for what’s next.
As the Year Seven Final Trials begin—a series of tests to determine placement within the Federation—Imogene knows all her hopes are riding on her performance. But when she’s framed for an offense that could not only get her expelled from the academy but also incarcerated, Imogene must discover who’s behind the threat against her. When her greatest competition, Timaeus Kade, offers to help her solve the mystery to clear her name, Imogene must decide if she’s willing to trust him. The stakes are high. Only the mysterious saboteur strikes again, justifying she needs his help, proving the stakes aren’t just her future anymore but her life.
Celebrating in a spotlight this week, author L L Lewin.
Title: Neptune’s Window: First Glance (Neptune’s Window #1) Author: L L Lewin Genre: Young Adult Release date: November 20, 2020
What if you had a glimpse into what others are oblivious to?
According to the zodiac, the planet Neptune represents illusions, mystery, and the unconscious mind. Aries Dade is a teenage medium who has the ability to look inside those illusions and speak to the afterworld. But for some reason, she can’t communicate with her recently deceased mother. With the help of a few spirits, she tries to discover the truth behind her mother’s death. But can she trust the spirits?
Aries and her father move to Newport Beach, California to start over. Little do they know they are unlocking a world of lies, betrayals, and deception. And everyone they come in contact with is somehow intertwined with her mother’s death.
When the star quarterback and a bad-boy senior vie for her attention, Aries senses something isn’t right. Meanwhile, the rich, popular girls make her life a living hell to keep her from finding out the truth. First Glance is the first novel in the Neptune’s Window trilogy.
Happy to share the release of author Joseph P. Macolino
Author: Joseph P. Macolino Title: The Rise of Yezurkstal (Evorath #2) Genre: Adult, Fantasy Release Date: July 11, 2023
He’s lived a sheltered life. But after his village is destroyed, will he be able to find his way in Evorath without the guidance of his own kind?
Zelag, an inexperienced shapeshifter lived a life free of strife or conflict. But when a new spell brings humans to Evorath, his village finds itself in the path of destruction. The sole survivor of the attack, he must now face the realities of life on his own.
Rescued by Evorath’s Avatar, Zelag joins with the heroes who drove back Yezurkstal last year. While they struggle to gather enough support of their own, their enemy continues to grow stronger. Together, they must fight to protect the vulnerable humans from being enslaved by Yezurkstal.
Will Evorath’s heroes have enough strength to overcome Yezurkstal and his growing undead army?
The Rise of Yezurkstal is the second book in the Evorath epic fantasy series. If you enjoy mythical creatures, magic, and exploring an expansive fantasy world, you’ll love Joseph P Macolino’s fast-paced adventure.
Buy The Rise of Yezurkstal today and see if Evorath’s heroes can hold this growing evil at bay.
This is an exciting opportunity to bring you River Starr as my Featured Author! LIFEBLOOD is LIVE, the first of a new 5-book slow burn why ch00se series!
Title: Lifeblood (Wife of the Demon Kings #1) Author: River Starr Genre: Paranormal Romance & Urban Fantasy Release Date: June 29, 2023
Here’s a bit about it: Enemies to Lovers Fated Mates Demon/Monster Romance Touch Her and D!e “Good girl” One Virgin MMC Arthurian Inspiration
I WAS CHOSEN AS THEIR WIFE. BUT I DIDN’T CHOOSE THEM. The Demon Courts reign in darkness over half the world, threatening our very existence. We in the Humanlands send them wives via lottery once a year to appease them, women to ravage and ruin in a lust-filled dance as their darkest desires are fulfilled.
IT’S NEVER ENOUGH. The women never return. The four cursed demon kings are never satisfied. When my best friend is chosen as one of their next wives, I can’t leave her to that fate. I alone can end our suffering—but I’ve been hiding, terrified of death.
BECAUSE I AM A LIFEBLOOD. I’m one of the last true children of the divine. My celestial blood is the key to the kings’ continued immortality and, if prophecy is to be believed, the cure to their curses. As soon as I meet the four achingly sexy monarchs, I can’t deny the intense and immediate attraction—and the pull my magic has on them. Each of the gorgeous kings will try to take me as his wife. I hope they’re ready to fight for it… and that I survive the claiming.
Spotlighting Author Elizabeth N. Harris and her novel, Rage Of The Phoenix!
Title: Rage Of The Phoenix (Rage MC #1) Author: Elizabeth N. Harris Genre: Action & Adventure, Contemporary Romance Release Date: December 8, 2019
A woman running from her past finally finds safety and a place to call home. A man who has seen and done things no man should.
Two MC’s about to go to war over one woman.
Just when things are finally settled, love hits Phoenix without warning. Her past is dark, and she’s finally in a good place for her and her children. Drake, a man haunted by the things he had to do to get his beloved club clean, finally thinks he may have found beauty.
Someone’s past is going to bite them hard when they aren’t looking for it. Before life can be lived, the dark must be faced. Who will remain standing when the devil comes looking for them?
This week’s feature is the new release, Exhale, by author J.S. Mercier!
Title: Exhale Author: J.S. Mercier Genre: Fantasy Romance Release Date: June 13, 2023
In a world where half of the population possesses magic, Morella Andrews is the first of her kind. Her unique abilities force her to rely on the protection and secrecy of her Union and the federal government to stay safe from people who would seek to use her for their own gain. When their safeguards fail and she’s approached with an offer of employment, no one involved expects her to refuse.
Except she does.
The mysterious “local businessman” won’t take no for an answer, though, so when they resort to a kidnapping attempt her only option is to rely on her new handler, Agent Pierson, to keep her safe. Tall, sexy, and incredibly irritating, Morella can’t figure out if he is disgusted or intrigued by her.
Fate forces them together and the Goddess keeps throwing surprises their way – unfounded judgements and trust issues, old connections, new powers, and the potential for explosive chemistry.
Morella may be a necromancer with unprecedented power, but when death eventually comes for her will she be able to overcome her own?