Kindling Flames: Gathering Tinder (The Ancient Fire Series Book 1) by Julie Wetzel

Fresh from college and with no real work experience, Victoria Westernly considers herself lucky to land the coveted position of personal assistant to Darien Ritter, the CEO and owner of a multibillion-dollar company. His busy schedule and eccentric ways are enough to keep her on her toes. But, all is not what it seems when she discovers the handsome man employing her just happens to be the most powerful vampire in the area. This is the first book in The Ancient Fire Series. It is part one of two.

Author: Julie Wetzel

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
413 reviews

Raven’s Blood (Moon Virus Book 1) by Cassandra Lawson

Following the death of her wood nymph mother at the hands of vampires, Raven worked hard to build a life for herself in one of the few remaining human settlements. Her life takes a frightening turn when she finds herself an unwilling guest in a vampire settlement, but things are not anything like she expected them to be. Still, she cannot help but feel that her attraction to the vampire leader is a betrayal to her mother’s memory and her human friends.

From the moment Connor first laid eyes on Raven she has thrown his entire world off-balance. In order to prove his strength as a leader, he has no choice but to take her up on her offer to trade her freedom for that of her human friends. Having begun his life as a slave, he has no interest in keeping the wood nymph captive. As a man, he has no desire to feel this overwhelming attraction to a woman who hates him and his kind.

As Raven spends more time with the vampires, her feelings for Connor grow even stronger and Connor finds that she may be the one thing he cannot live without. Unfortunately, a new danger emerges that could threaten the survival of vampires and humans alike. As Connor struggles to unravel the mystery of the attacks from a new species of vampire, a madman will go to any lengths to get Raven’s blood.

No cliffhangers. Can be read as a standalone novel.

Author: Cassandra Lawson

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
92 reviews

Highland Burn (Guardians of Scotland Book 1) by Victoria Zak

“Victoria Zak delivers a well-executed novel and a thrilling paranormal/highland romance!”
~ InD’Tale Magazine 5 Stars, 4 Steam Kettles, Crowned Heart Review

“This is a wonderful book filled with romance, Scottish history, dragons, and betrayal.”
~ Paranormal Romance Guild, 5 Stars

Will Love’s Flame Quench the Dragon’s Fire? …

The past never stays in the past, it rears its ugly head eventually. James the Black Douglas knows this all too well. With a past that has left him vengeful and his dragon blood thirsty, his reputation as a ruthless warrior haunts his enemies in their sleep. As his allegiance stands with Robert Bruce, the King of Scotland, he must now repay a debt to the king and agrees to marry his daughter, Abigale Bruce. The problem is he doesn’t want a wife. When flames start to burn out of control between him and the auburn-haired lass, he must decide to either kindle the flames of passion or shelter her from the truth and set her free.

It’s What Shines in the Dark That Brings Forth Your True Light…

Determined to keep his daughter safe and out of the hands of the English, Robert hides Abigale behind the safe walls of a nunnery. After eight long years of living her life in seclusion, Abigale is finally set free. But her new found freedom comes to an abrupt halt when she learns of her betrothal to the infamous Bogeyman – James the Black Douglas. She soon finds herself falling in love with the uncontainable and haunted man. Is her love enough to soften his hardened heart?

Author: Victoria Zak

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
326 reviews

Roller Rink Witchcraft (Harper “Foxxy” Beck Series Book 1) by Raven Snow

Roller Rink Witchcraft (Extended Edition) was previously published as two volumes. The story has been combined here into one volume. When previously published it was self-edited by the author, this edition has been professionally edited. For those who have read the first edition, yes the whole story is here in one volume.

In the small town of Waresville, witches, goblins, and ghouls are money in the townspeople’s pockets. Without the magic stores on every corner and spooky tour bus ride, how would a place nicknamed “Wheresville” survive? But when Harper “Foxxy” Beck, owner of the Funky Wheel and all-around groovy witch, finds her murdered accountant plastered to her floor, the citizens are taught a valuable lesson about creatures that go bump in the night: They kill. Turning Harper’s world on its head, the police arrest someone close to her, and she’s forced to investigate to clear her friend’s name. But as this foxy lady gets closer to the true identity of the killer and the alluring Detective Bennett, the man actually assigned to the case, the quiet town of Waresville turns into a dangerous place for a meddling witch.

Suddenly, her long-standing roller rink is a battleground for a satanic witch, and suspects are popping up everywhere she looks. When a second body appears, shattering everything she thought she knew about the murders, Harper needs to decide whom she can trust. With the help of her cape-wearing best friend, her hunky detective, and her terrifying witch of a grandmother, Harper must use the clues before her to solve the case— but in a town with hundreds of years of feuds and spooky happenings, will she be able to dig up the truth before hers is the next head on the chopping block?

Novella (approx. 20,000 words). Romance is CLEAN. First Volume of the “Foxxy Witch” Series. It is a standalone (reading further volumes not required to enjoy the book).

Author: Raven Snow

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
315 reviews

Temptation: Grey Wolves Rising #1: BBW stand-alone paranormal romance by Emma Storm

Some werewolves walk the world forever in search of their mates. Gabriel Danes was one of the lucky ones–Joy Sutton just sort of appeared in his path one night six years earlier. Unfortunately, she came along too soon, leaving him with a painful choice: succumb to temptation and rob a young girl of her innocence, or suffer through season after season until she’d experienced enough of the world to know what she would have to give up if she decided to accept his bite.Joy didn’t need four years at a university in Miami to teach her anything about the world, but she went anyway because Gabriel Danes wanted a woman, not a girl…and because it was just too painful to watch him live his life around her while she yearned helplessly for what he wouldn’t give. Now she’s home, and she’s done. Just done.But when Joy tracks Gabriel down to let him know she’s moving to Florida for good, his tightly-leashed control snaps–and Joy realizes she did learn something during four years of college.She learned how to claim her mate.

Author: Emma Storm

Rating: Rating: 4.00 / 5
105 reviews

First Touch: A Paranormal Suspense Story (Imprints Book 0) by Teyla Branton

Can she find the missing girl before it’s too late?Detective Shannon Martin believes Autumn Rain’s gift is a hoax. But he is desperate to find the missing little girl. Can they put aside their differences and find her before it’s too late?Autumn Rain didn’t always possess the ability to read emotions imprinted on objects. If you’ve enjoyed the Imprints series or are just beginning the adventure, you don’t want to miss this new prequel about Autumn’s first case as a consultant to the Portland Police Bureau. See how she came into her ability, and how Detective Shannon Martin reacts when he realizes this crazy so-called psychic might just be telling the truth.Can they put aside their differences and find a missing girl before it’s too late?From the author: I hope you enjoy this introduction to my Imprints series. Readers have asked me for this story, so here it is! Though this is a shorter story and as such cannot contain the intricacies of the rest of the series, it is a complete book with no cliffhangers. Enjoy!

Author: Teyla Branton

Rating: Rating: 4.70 / 5
180 reviews