Dejunza: (Day-gun- Zuh) The Planet of Melanin and Royalty.Dejunza is a place of complete power. A planet filled with melanin and greatness driven to the core of it’s roots. There is peace, love, joy, and support in Dejunza. But there is also pain, contest, and a source of forsaking. Every other year in Dejunza, two offspring’s of the royal kingdom are sent to Earth in order to live a complete life. This is used as a form of regulation and population control.Pairs are sent to find their idea of happiness and absolute joy. To some, that will be finding a person to love until old age, for others that will just be a child to cater to until death. Then there will be others that rebel against the plight and go to Earth with the intent of causing harm. Once selected by The Bell, their Dejunza name is then converted into an Earthly one, they are provided an identity based off of their age and the development of their being at the time.Thunderstorms create pathways to a new realm. In book one of the Dejunza Series, you meet Abioye and Akemp, also known as Gyntry and Gypsey, the Princes of Dejunza. The Princes of Royalty.Gypsey and Gyntry never thought they would be selected by the Bell, though they became eligible at the age of 100. They are the princes of Dejunza and hold royal status, so surely The Bell would not choose them. But it does. The Twins of Dejunza are thrust into a lifestyle and time that is lightyears ahead of them. They have no idea how Earth works or what is required of them. They form their being by interacting with the people of Earth, developing their language, demeanor, personalities, and ideas. Gyntry adapts an urban dialect, fastly learning to enjoy the fruits that Earth has to offer, whereas Gypsey fights to gather an identity. He is trapped in darkness due to the unhappiness of his soul mate, a woman that he never met. Both men face challenges that they are not prepared for. They battle with keeping their true identity hidden from the people they form relationships with while fighting the natural pull of love and lust.
Nick Fairfax vows to do whatever Lord Bane Dunsaney desires for one year. In exchange, Nick’s family gets a chance to regain their fortune. Is this the worst mistake of Nick’s life, or will it lead to a love only found in fairy tales? Book 1 of our modern, M/M retelling of Beauty & The Beast.Cursed: Broken is the first part of a 3-book series. Part 2 was released in Fall 2016.Sensitive, aspiring photographer Nick Fairfax wants nothing to do with his family’s corporate business, or their vicious, cold-blooded lifestyle. Intending to give up his inheritance and pursue his art, he arrives at his father’s office, only to find that Fairfax Industries has fallen to a scarred man in a hooded cloak. The man is the reclusive billionaire Lord Bane Dunsaney, and he is bent on destroying the Fairfaxes. But when he sees Nick, everything changes. Bane offers the Fairfaxes the chance to regain their fortune if Nick will reside at Moon Shadow, his secluded mansion, and do whatever the billionaire wants for a whole year. Nick has no real choice other than to agree to Bane’s terms. At Moon Shadow, Bane lords his power over Nick, going even so far as to take Nick’s phone, computer and beloved camera away. The billionaire claims such measures are to protect his privacy, but Nick is convinced they are so Bane can control him.Each is determined to see the worst in each other. But as time passes, Nick glimpses a Bane that is much more than the cold-hearted figure that he met in his father’s office. He discovers that Bane is a man betrayed by love and no longer believes in it. But what Nick comes to know about Bane is nothing compared to the man’s true secret. Bane is cursed. He is a tiger-shifter who has no control over his beast. And that beast wants Nick.Cursed: Beloved, Book 3 is scheduled for 2017. Check updates here: http://welcome.raythereign.com/category/raythe-reign-team-blog/Cursed: Bound (Book 2 of our M/M Retelling of Beauty & The Beast)Released Fall 2016: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N0EUAS4Cursed: Smoke is a 20,000 word alternate version of the start of Nick & Bane’s romance… in a sugar-daddy gay club! Get it FREE here: http://welcome.raythereign.com/free-short-story-cursed-smoke-a-club-to-sell-your-body-and-soulRaythe Reign produces escapist, romantic M/M shifter, fantasy, scifi, adventure, and urban fantasy books and graphic novels.Other Gay Paranormal & Urban Fantasy Series by X. Aratare:The Merman SeriesThe Merman is a complete 5-book gay paranormal romance series, containing psychic powers, a mostly-naked merman lover, an evil scientist, and true love beneath the waves. Book 1, Transformation, is free and available on Amazon here:https://www.amazon.com/Transformation-Gay-Merman-Romance-Book-ebook/dp/B00MDGTR1MThe Artifact SeriesThe Artifact is an M/M detective romance series. The books feature some beloved tropes of both the M/M and bodyguard romance genres! There’s a hot bodyguard, his determined young client, an ancient golden sarcophagus, an evil cult, and unsolved mysteries in both their pasts… The Bodyguard Book 1 (Artifact Series): https://www.amazon.com/Bodyguard-Book-Detective-Romance-Artifact-ebook/dp/B00EW2DJHIThe Bodyguard Book 2 (Artifact Series): https://www.amazon.com/Bodyguard-Book-Detective-Romance-Artifact-ebook/dp/B01E7EU74IAbout Raythe ReignRaythe Reign produces mostly M/M works following the classic advice – write what you most want to read! As a result, our stories are works of entertainment and fantasies, full of action, adventure, sexy romance, heroes, and villains. We publish stories in both serial and book formats. Visit the X. Aratare author page for more of our series and stand-alone works.
**PLEASE ONLY PURCHASE 3RD EDITION COPIES**EXCERPT:I let out a huff and forced a smile. Youre a vampire. I stated.Dean tilted his chin up and smiled. I have no fangs. he said through his teeth.I examined the glistening white canines. They were normal, just like mine. You retract them when you dont need them. I said.Dean moved across the table and put his face up to mine. His mouth was a torturous breath away from my own. Then why havent I sucked your blood Lina? He whispered right before pressing his soft lips against mine. Then he inched towards my neck and lingered his lips on my pulse. His soft breathing tickled my skin and triggered a chill that shot up my spine. My blood jumped to a rush and began to throb for him. If he were a vampire, I swear Id let him suck me. Why arent I biting you right now? He whispered. It took everything I had in me not to melt into the seat and land as a puddle on the ground.DESCRIPTION:After Mindy’s childhood best friend, Dean Aiken, shuts her and everyone else out of his life, she learns to move on. Years pass and she gets used to the fact that he’s no longer a part of her life, but things begin to change&Mindy’s new best friend, Markus Medina, witnesses Dean kill two people behind a club. Mindy has a hard time believing him, especially when he mentions that the bodies disappear. Poof! Into thin air. Markus decides he has to follow Dean around in order to get evidence that he’s been killing people, so he doesn’t sound like a nut to the police. Despite Marcus crazy theories about the possibility of Dean not being human. And not to mention the fact that he’s dangerous. Mindy can’t help that she may be falling in love with him. Even after hiding their feelings for each other from the world. Dean and Mindy being together stirs up dangers that neither of them could ever imagine. When she finds out about what Dean really is and the world he tried to keep her away from…it’s already too late.BOOK CLUB REVIEWS:”This book was well to sum it up in one word, perfect. When I first heard about Captivated, I thought “hey, this sounds good” but now that I have finished Captivated I’m like “omg omg omg, BEST THING EVER YOU MUST READ THIS” -Haley- YA-Aholic”I can whole heartily say that I absolutely, 100%, fell in love with this book, the characters and their world! This will be a series that will grab a hold of you and won’t let go until you’ve reached the end & are trying to sell your first born to get a copy of the next book!”-Jessica Hansen- Taking it One Book at a Time”Captivated is a story full of suspense, romance and action that will keep you on the edge of your seat. It pulls you in and you wont be able to tear your eyes away from the page. With twists and turns that you wont see coming, a backstory that will pull on your heart strings and characters that you will get emotionally attatched to, Captivated is a must read.”-Alishia Roza Ruly- Treasured Tales for Young Adults”Idea behind the story line was unique, different, and the ending was definitely unpredictable.”-Katrina Whittaker- Page Flipperz
New series featuring new bear shifters on the Vega Brother’s Ranch! The Clawed Squad can be read as a standalone series!Kylee Black is the Sheriff in Colwood, Montana. She likes to keep the quiet sleepy mountain town drama free. Which means, shifter free. So when a large squad of ex-con bear shifters show up out of the blue and move onto the Vega Ranch, she has a big problem with it. Especially with the huge sexy one, Stetson Evans, who keeps haunting her dreams with those vexing green eyes.Stetson is not mate material. He’s destined to be the grumpy bear of The Clawed Squad. Broken. Tormented. Alone. That’s how it has always been and that’s how it will always be. Until he meets Kylee, the tough talking Sheriff of his new town. She brings out a new side of him that is both exciting and terrifying. Will the meanest shifter in The Clawed Squad be able to convince the beautiful curvy Sheriff that all shifters aren’t bad?But Stetson is not just up against Kylee’s long held prejudices. They’re both up against a dangerous secret that could destroy the two of them and will have them both asking a very important question: Can you change fate?The fine print: HEA. No Cliffhanger. Contains explicit love scenes and is intended for mature audiences only.