New York Times bestseller and multiaward winner Maggie Shayne is one of the hottest authors currently writing paranormal romance. Her novels are fresh and sexy, carrying the reader into a darkly compelling and fully realised world where vampires are creatures of the heart, not just the night.
Passion, vengeance, blood-lust….it’s all here in this vampire world where loyalties do not seem to exist and each is out purely for their own means. Sexy and action packed. Part of the Wings in the Night series:Demon's KissAngel's PainLover's Bite
The second in a vampire trilogy that will set your pulse racing. Full of action and passion and a feisty female lead this is up there with the likes of Christine Feehan and Sherrilyn Kenyon. Part of the Wings in the Night series:Demon's KissAngel's PainLover's Bite
An unlikely group of other-worldly creatures come together to destroy a group of rogue bloodsuckers. Action road trip with a supernatural twist and a bit of romance thrown in too!! Part of the Wings in the Night series: Demon's Kiss Angel's Pain Lover's Bite
Rosie es muy feliz en su laboratorio mientras trabaja como botanica, pero su familia quiere que asista a fiestas de alta sociedad para mantener el legado de la familia Linden ante la gente. Ella prefiere tener suciedad bajo las unas, pero ha hecho un trato-si puede vivir segun el criterio de su hermana y su madre durante un mes, la tendran que dejar en paz. Pero Rosie no espera enamorarse en ese tiempo.
C'est dans le laboratoire ou elle travaille comme botaniste que Rosie est le plus heureuse, mais sa mere et sa soeur lui demandent de les accompagner a des receptions pour preserver l'image de la famille Linden. Elle a beau etre plus a l'aise avec de la terre sous les ongles, elle passe un marche avec elles : si elle se plie a leurs attentes pendant un mois entier, elles la laisseront tranquille. Rosie est loin de s'imaginer que ce marche pourrait la mener au grand amour.
To save innocent lives, they'll have to risk their own. Self-help superstar Rachel de Luca and Detective Mason Brown have finally given in to their overwhelming attraction to each other, but neither of them is ready to let physical passion turn into full-blown romance, so they carefully maintain an emotional distance. Then a judge's daughter disappears, and Mason has a terrible sense that it's connected to the most recent case they solved together: the abduction of Rachel's assistant. The discovery of a string of missing women - all young, all troubled - seems like a promising lead. But there's no clear connection between the missing girls and the high-profile young woman Mason is trying to find. He realizes that once again he'll have to rely on his own well-honed instincts and Rachel's uncanny capacity to see through people's lies in order to catch a predator and rescue his captives. But can they do it before Rachel becomes his next victim?
Rachel de Luca's uncanny sense of perception is the key to her success as a self-help celebrity. Even before she regained her sight, she had a gift for seeing people's most carefully hidden secrets. But the secret she shares with Detective Mason Brown is one she has promised to keep. As for Mason, he sees Rachel more clearly than she'd like to admit. After a single night of adrenaline-fueled passion, they have agreed to keep their distance-until a string of murders brings them together again. Mason thinks that he can protect everyone he loves, including Rachel, by taking them to a winter hideaway, but danger follows them up the mountain. As guests disappear from the snowbound resort, the race to find the murderer intensifies. Rachel knows she's a target. Will acknowledging her feelings for Mason destroy her-or save them both and stop a killer?!?
Rachel de Luca has found incredible success writing self-help books. But her own blindness and the fact that her troubled brother has gone missing have convinced her that positive thinking is nothing but bull. Her cynicism wavers when a cornea transplant restores her sight. The new eyes seem to give her new life, until they prove too good to be true and she starts seeing terrifying visions of brutal murders-crimes she soon learns are all too real. Detective Mason Brown's own brother recently died, leaving behind a horrific secret. In atonement, Mason donated his organs, though he's kept the secret quiet. Now he wants to help Rachel find her brother, but when he discovers the shocking connection between her visions and his own brother, he suddenly has to do everything in his power to save her from a predator who is somehow still hunting from beyond the grave.
A cold-blooded killer with a burning obsession...Rachel de Luca has a bad feeling about the new woman in Detective Mason Brown's life, the nurse taking care of him after he's injured in the line of duty. She'd like to think it's just jealousy, but intuition tells her it's something more, maybe something dangerous.Mason knows Rachel's wary of commitment, and asking her to stay when he's in this condition would be the worst thing for their relationship. Then they receive chilling news that drives everything else from their minds.Mason's psychotic sister-in-law has escaped from custody, putting her sons-the nephews he's raising-in the crosshairs. When his house is burned to the ground, he and Rachel are relieved that there are no bodies in the smoldering rubble, but now his nephews are missing and the clock is ticking.As Mason and Rachel try to find the boys, she senses a new and unexpected danger stalking them. Soon, everyone close to Mason is in deadly peril-Rachel more than anyone....
He was the boy from the wrong side of the tracks, but that hadn't stopped Wade Armstrong from wanting Edie Brand while they were in high school. Now she was back in town, and Wade felt compelled to keep her safe-even if it meant moving in with her.Edie's pretty face had always gotten her noticed, but now it had earned the former model the admiration of a stalker. So she left L.A. for her Oklahoma hometown, hoping for a place to hide, and found shelter in the most unexpected place. But as the stalker got closer to home, independent Edie had to entrust her life to Wade's protection-and found herself surrendering her heart, as well.
THE STRANGER SHE COULDN'T REFUSE...Maya Brand was a virgin at the ripe old age of twenty-eight-until the night he came to town. But by morning her stranger was gone and Maya was pregnant-with twins!Nearly nine months later, Caleb Montgomery mysteriously reappeared, ready to form a family. But Maya had questions that Caleb wasn't willing to answer...just yet. Like why he had left, where he had been...and who he really was. Still, Caleb was determined to prove his devotion to Maya and their babies-and promise he'd never walk away again.The Oklahoma All-Girl Brands:Bold, beautiful-and bound for the altar.
Dori Stewart's six-figure Manhattan job has vanished, and her lover and friends have vanished with it. She's scraping by as a waitress and awaiting the day she can return to New York in triumph. Maybe a ritual on the winter solstice can renew her wavering faith. What she needs is just the right candle...and Jason Farrar, an old boyfriend, by her side.
A dedicated doctor struggling to raise money for a much-needed community health clinic, Lucinda Brightwater is beginning to feel as though time is her enemy. Besides the clinic, she desperately wants a child, but how likely is that for a single thirty-four-year-old who works long hours-with no man on the horizon?So when a man who's hard to resist makes her an offer that's hard to refuse, Lucinda agrees to marry Holden Fortune for one million dollars. The notorious bachelor needs a "e;respectable"e; wife in order to claim his inheritance. Lucinda needs her clinic. The terms?One year. In name only. No strings. No strings, maybe, but there's a lot of heat, making it hard for cooler heads to prevail, especially since it appears Lucinda's other dream is now on its way....
She didn't want to need him.Murder brought self-help guru Rachel de Luca and Detective Mason Brown together. Their shared secrets drove them apart. But now they're together again in this riveting novella that begins where New York Times bestselling author Maggie Shayne's Sleep with the Lights On ended.She may have been blind for twenty years, but Rachel's always had an uncanny gift for seeing through people-and she distrusts her assistant's new boyfriend at first sight. Amy isn't interested in Rachel's misgivings, though. She's too eager to celebrate Thanksgiving by introducing her family to the new man in her life.Then Amy doesn't show up for the holiday....Desperate to find her missing friend, Rachel has no choice but to turn to Mason. Their investigation into Amy's disappearance takes them ever deeper into danger-and reignites the attraction that they've both sworn to resist. Now it's a race against time as these reluctant partners fight to stave off passion and save a life.Don't miss Wake to Darkness, the next instalment in this suspenseful series, coming in December.
Once upon a time, there lived three witches.....As a child, Amarrah loved her grandmother's stories of three witches who were members of the king's harem. But they were more than just stories. Amarrah knows she was there with them and now their legacy, along with an ancient box that once belonged to them, lies in her hands. Charged with keeping the box safe, Amarrah is heartbroken when it is stolen from her while she moves to America.Years later, she is shocked to see it on TV and is determined to get it back. Tracking the artifact leads her to Sergeant Harrison Brockson, a handsome soldier who stirs memories of a man she knew centuries ago in ancient Babylon. Is Harrison the key to finding the box or could he be her destiny?Prequel novella to Maggie Shayne's exciting trilogy, The Portal.
Utanapishtim habia penado con creces el pecado de crear a la raza de los vampiros con su entierro en vida durante siglos. Con un solo rayo de su mirada, inmolaba a sus propios descendientes... con lo que comenzo el exterminio de los vampiros. La bella y letal Brigit Poe, no del todo vampira, pero ferozmente leal a sus parientes de sangre, haba sido llamada a la accin. Por mucho que lo aborreciera, no poda escapar a su destino: acabar con el antao gran rey de los inmortales para salvar a la raza de los vampiros. Dos guerreros, semejantes en poder y decisin, se iban a enzarzar en una equilibrada batalla, solo para descubrir una pasin tan abrumadora que acabara poniendo en cuestin cada verdad sobre la que se asentaban sus vidas.
Salvar a los vampiros, salvar al mundoSegn una antigua profeca, solo exista una posibilidad de evitar la completa aniquilacin de los Inmortales. Los gemelos James William y Brigit Poe, mitad humanos, mitad vampiros, crean que ellos eran esa posibilidad. Sin embargo, la clave la tena la mortal, y solitaria, profesora Lucy Lanfair. Mientras el verdadero Armagedn se acercaba, el odio hacia los vampiros desat una guerra que ninguno de los bandos poda ganar, y adems provoc que James abandonara sus principios y arrastrara a Lucy a una letal batalla en la que no deseaba tomar parte. Pero Lucy pronto descubrira que el alma del poderoso inmortal estaba en sus manos y que su destino no consista solo en detener una guerra, sino en salvarlo tambin a l de su oscuro fantasma interior. Si fracasaba, la raza de los vampiros morira y con ella su propio corazn.
In two centuries of living death, Eric Marquand had never once cried out against the cruel fate that had condemned him to walk forever in shadow.But then, he found the woman he knew was his chosen one-and understood that to possess her was to destroy her... Tamara Dey trembled at the aura of dread and despair that enshrouded this creature of the night.And yet, against all reason, she saw clearly that her destiny was eternally entwined with his, and that she must know-even welcome-the terror and the splendor of the vampire's kiss...For centuries, loneliness has haunted them from dusk till dawn. Yet now, from out of the darkness, shines the light of eternal life...eternal love.
Foretold centuries ago, it is a destiny they cannot escape...Far older than his legend, the immortal Vlad Dracul has wandered for centuries in search of the reincarnation of his wife, Elisabeta. Now he believes he has found the woman possessed by his beloved's soul and is prepared to make her his for all eternity. Tempest "e;Stormy"e; Jones is that mortal.She has long sensed the other, someone inside her fighting to take control, a feeling that becomes even stronger when the dark prince is near. But as Stormy denies the passion that burns between them, she also resists allowing Elisabeta to take over her mind and body to prevent her from claiming Vlad as her own.But when Elisabeta discovers Vlad's feelings for Stormy, her wrath knows no bounds. She demands that her destiny be fulfilled, and seeks to destroy her rival, leaving Vlad in anguish, tormented by what was...and what could be. Now only he can choose-who will live and who will die.
I'm not who they say I am. Trust me. But can she? Reclusive novelist Aaron Westhaven, a man she's admired - and more - for years, has accepted Olivia Dupree's invitation to speak at a local fundraiser. But the day he's due to arrive, she gets a call summoning her to the bedside of a John Doe whose sole possession is her business card.Can this undeniably compelling man - survivor of an execution-style gunshot wound - really be the novelist the lonely Olivia has grown to think of as a near soulmate? If not, he can only be in ShadowFalls for one reason: to kill her. Olivia, too, has secrets.And discovering the truth about the man in the hospital bed means dredging up her own past - a past she's been hiding from for sixteen years.
First you drink, then you die. The Nightcap Strangler, who terrorized the town of Shadow Falls fifteen years ago, has finally been executed. Case closed. Until Bryan Kendall's lover is murdered in the notorious killer's unique style and the rookie cop stands accused. Has someone committed the perfect copy-cat crime...or was the wrong man put to death?A continent away, Dawn Jones hears that her first love has been accused of murder and knows that only she can help him. But to do so, she'll have to face the very fears that drove them apart. Together, they'll work to uncover secrets someone's willing to kill to keep, and renew a love as dangerous as it is inevitable.And their best lead is the girl found dead in Bryan's bed, reeking of the whiskey poured down her throat before her killer squeezed it shut. A killer who thinks that Dawn, too, could use one last drink..."e;A moving mix of high suspense and romance..."e; -Publisher's Weekly on The Gingerbread Man
She's protected him since the day he was born. Since the day the lie began. A long-ago act of kindness to a desperate woman changed Dr. Carrie Overton's life forever. Before disappearing, the grateful stranger gave Carrie her newborn son. When the woman is murdered, the secret becomes Carrie's alone.She has kept both it and her son, Sam, safe for sixteen years. But now a friend of Sam's has gone missing. The police believe he's a runaway, until he's found dead, another teen disappears - and talk turns to that long-ago murder.Newcomer Gabriel Cain is asking too many questions, befriending Sam, getting too close. Carrie distrusts him even as she finds herself falling for him. But Gabriel has secrets, too.... Is it time for the lying to end?
No sooner had Selene Brand cast her love spell than dark, handsome-and freshly stabbed-Cory Forrester fell at her feet.She felt as destined to save this stranger as she was to love him, even if it meant exposing her secret life as a witch. But the injured amnesiac didn't even know his own name, whether Selene was the cause of his injured state-or his salvation.Cory knew only that his attraction to Selene was as unworldly as her unusual pagan rituals...and that with killers now after both of them, they might be dead before nightfall...
Former Secret Service agent Alex Stone was the best of the best, so impersonating missing foreign dignitary Thomas Barde seemed easy.Convincing the world that rough-and-rowdy Melusine Brand was actually Katerina, Thomas's ultra-feminine bride and the president of Tantilla's beloved daughter, was another story. And while Alex was no stranger to difficult assignments, hiding his history with Melusine bordered on impossible. Physically, Melusine could have been Katerina's twin, but the resemblance ended there - something Alex was grateful for when their simple plan turned dangerous.As they tangled with terrorists in the Texas desert, Alex wondered not only whether a future without Melusine was worth living, but would they survive to see any future at all?
Lilith awakens cold, naked and alone, knowing nothing-not even who she is-except that she has to run, run for her life...because someone is after her.When Ethan discovers the terrified woman hiding on his ranch, he knows immediately not only who she is, but what . He's never forgotten her, not in all the time since he escaped their joint prison, a clandestine CIA facility where humans are bred into vampires willing to kill on command.He refused to accept that fate, and since he won his freedom he's become a legend to those he left behind. With her own escape, Lilith has become a legend, too, and now-together-they have no choice but to fight those who would become a legend by killing one.
Seventeen years ago, government agent Joshua Kendall was part of the raid on the cultlike Young Believers compound.His own bullet killed an innocent girl, and he has lived with the guilt ever since. But a new assignment will reveal that the most shattering incident of Josh's life was nothing more than a lie. Elizabeth Marcum was that girl. She survived the bullet from the botched raid and now lives under a new identity in rural Vermont, hiding from the cult leader who has managed to elude capture all these years.But she's tired of running, tired of hiding. If Mordecai Young tracks her down, so be it. When Josh is sent to protect Elizabeth-and realizes who she is-he will do anything to keep her alive, including lying about who he is. But as Mordecai descends back into their lives they become targets in a deadly battle that threatens to shatter their last chance at life and love.
It was called a haven for runaway teens. In truth, it was a nightmare, one that ended in fiery violence sixteen years ago. Or so its survivors believed... Syracuse news anchor Julie Jones is afraid. Her long-dead past was resurrected when a blackmailer threatened to expose secrets that could destroy her. Then the man was found dead-his throat cut with a knife from Julie's own kitchen.Now a new, faceless enemy wants more than money. This time Julie stands to lose the most precious thing of all-her teenage daughter, Dawn. Julie finds herself with one unlikely ally, Sean MacKenzie. A journalist with a flair for the sensational, Sean covers the worst humanity has to offer. Julie Jones is hiding something that terrifies her, and he's determined to find out what.He just can't decide whether his goal is to expose her or save her. Julie will do anything to protect her daughter. But someone else is watching, willing to do whatever it takes to avenge a past that cannot be forgotten.
In a world of shadows and moonlight, no one is really what they seem.... "e;Run from Twilight"e;A serial killer who strikes by the light of the full moon has made Mary McLean his next target. She knows she should be cautious, but she can't stay away from Michael Gray, a mysterious man with an unearthly secret. But is he there to protect her? Or is he the real danger?"e;Twilight Vows"e;Longing to learn his secrets, Rachel Sullivan found herself a willing captive of Donovan O'Roark. But the young Irish beauty never envisioned his true identity. And neither one was prepared to face the growing hunger they felt for each other....
Some marriages are made in heaven . . . Some are not. What happens when the happiest day of your life turns into a nightmare? Forget the drunken best man or the bridesmaid dresses from the '80s . . . none of these wedding day disasters can compare to a cursed bride determined to make it down the aisle, or a vampire who is about to disrupt your wedding. Join New York Times bestselling authors Maggie Shayne and Jeaniene Frost, USA Today bestseller Kathryn Smith, as well as Terri Garey in four unforgettable tales of unholy matrimony . . . where the grooms are dark, dangerous, and mostly dead, and to love and cherish till death takes on a whole new meaning.