Kill the Beast: Book One of the Beast HuntersRo remembers the castle before. Before the gates closed. Before silence overtook the kingdom. Before the castle disappeared. Now it shimmers to life one night a year, seen by her alone.Once a lady, now a huntress, Ro does what it takes to survive—just like the rest of the kingdom plunged into despair never before known.But a beast has overtaken the castle. A beast that killed the prince and holds the castle and kingdom captive in his cruel power. A beast Ro has been hired to kill.Thankful the mystery of the prince's disappearance has been solved, furious the magical creature has killed her hero, Ro eagerly accepts the job to end him.But things are not as they seem.Trapped in the castle, a prisoner alongside the beast, Ro wonders what she should fear most: the beast, the magic that holds them both captive, or the one who hired her to kill the beast.A Beauty and the Beast retelling.
Ro's people are starving. A curse has overtaken her land, blackening the soil, wiping out crops, and bringing ruin to all. She doesnt know what to do.The only people who thrive are the huntsmen, brought in by the mysterious Gautier to stem the flow of ravenous creatures looking for food.When Ro accidentally kills a wolf, an idea begins to form. Could she become a huntress? Earn enough livres to feed her family?But her world is shattered when her father promises her to a beast in exchange for his own life. If she doesn't go, a curse will fall on her family worse than the one destroying their land. But Ro is determined to save her family another way.Will Ro have the courage to seek her own fate instead of the one pressed upon her?
I was the bravest, fiercest warrior, singlehandedly stopping the zombie apocalypse and earning the respect and admiration of those who fought with me. Just kidding. I pretty much peed my pants and wasted a ton of ammo. At least everyone else shot what they were aiming at. Me? Not so much. This is my storyme, Candace Marshall, the world's biggest scaredy-cat, facing my biggest fear. Zombies. It was awesome. (As in, not at all.)Candace Marshall hates zombie movies. She hates anything scary, in fact. In his usual, not-so-thoughtful way, her boyfriend surprises her with advanced screening tickets to the latest zombie flick, complete with interactive features and a tour. She refuses to watch it, but it doesn't matter.Horror becomes reality when an experiment gone wrong transforms her peaceful town into a mess of slathering zombies. Thrown together with the only other survivor, Gavin Bailey, her favorite actor and secret crush, she somehow fights her way through the mess, making plenty of blunders and surprising herself withcourage?But, just when Candace thinks it can't get worse than zombies, it does.
Wisdom. She is furious. Her sister has destroyed countless of the Maker's creatures and shows no sign of remorse. Or of stopping. She knows Folly's end is near and cannot wait to staunch her sister's wrath. Forever. Now if only her heart believed her.Folly. Her hatred wanes with each passing day. What's the point? Her defeat has been promised, and its surety strengthens with each step of time's cruel march. Can nothing change her path? Why did she leave heaven's bliss for such a cruel taskmaster?But Wisdom has orders to thwart her sister. Follys orders are the same. And both are determined to win.
Wisdom. She may have crafted the worlds by the Maker's design, she may have been by His side since the beginning, but her heart aches. Her sister is gone. Defected, to a group of rebels who loathe their Creator with every fiber in their beings, who plot His downfall. Her new assignment? Fight them. Defeat them. But how can she fight her sister, when all she wants to do is bring her home?Folly. Fury seethes within her. Jealous of the attention the Maker lavished on her sister, she turned to a new master and became his favorite. Or so she thought. Determined to prove herself, to become invaluable, she realizes destroying her sister just may be the key to Lucifer's heart. Her plan? Engage Wisdom. Distract her, defeat her. If only there wasn't the minor detail she wasn't counting on. Missing her sister.