Release Day Spotlight: Violca's Dragon by Leilani Love


About the Book

Cover PicTitle: Violca’s Dragon
Author: Leilani Love
Genre: Paranormal Romance

Violca Grey knows life can change instantly. Two years after her parents’ sudden death, Violca is left raising her four younger sisters. She doesn’t realize that their lives are all in danger from something that may not be human. Chase Reed knows the Grey sisters possibly hold the key to his fate. He is determined to get close, protect them and bring them to his Dragon King.

Together, Chase and Violca not only have to protect their families—they also have to fight against their rising feelings for each other. But what Violca doesn’t know is that once a dragon decides he wants something, there is no stopping him from getting it.

Author Bio

Author PicLeilani Love is a proud mother of two very active boys. She loves traveling to new places and meeting new people where ever she goes. Thus far, Leilani has traveled to Paris, DenBosch and Amsterdam with hopes to one day visit again. On her next trip, she hopes to be able to make stops in Scotland and Italy. Currently residing in California, Leilani has also lived in Hawaii, Florida, Alaska, Virginia, Texas, Washington and Oregon. 

She loves to read books and has a passion for various genres. Her love affair with dragons began when she was young, yet, she still fantasizes of having her own dragon and Black Panther. For now, she is content to write about them in her books.
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Book Spotlight: Marked by Fortune by Anne Gimpel

Marked by Fortune
Ann Gimpel
Dream Shadow Press
95K words
Release Date: 11/10/15
Genre: Urban Fantasy Romance

Tumble into a dystopian world where magic rules and hope is hard to find.

Book Description:

Magic levies a steep price on anyone brave enough or stupid enough to dabble in it.

Wizards never forgave Ned for not being one of them. They didn’t exactly come out and say his life was expendable, but they didn’t have to. He figured it out fast enough when they conscripted him into their long-running war the second he was old enough to fight. Isolated, different, he puzzled out how his brand of magic worked on his own. When he’s finally, finally sent on a solo mission, he vows to make the most of every single moment of freedom.

Fleeing the tide of doom wiping out humanity, Amanda and her family escape to a remote corner of California, where they eke out a hardscrabble existence. With her parents at each other’s throats and her brother mysteriously gone, Amanda runs up against malevolent power beyond her wildest imaginings. Captured by the undead, she’s about to join their ranks when Ned shows up.

Attraction ignites—hot, urgent, delicious—but celibacy may well be the price of Ned’s magic, and he can’t risk his power. Or can he? Even though he stands to lose everything, Ned doesn’t hesitate after Tantalus—one of the insidiously beautiful dark gods—kidnaps Amanda. Defying a direct order from his wizard battle lord, he goes after the woman he loves. Even if she can’t ever be his, he’ll be damned if he’ll leave her to the dark god’s whims.


Ned crouched amid the remains of what was once downtown Sacramento, using a convenient, partly-decimated building as cover. The rest of his unit hid in close proximity—at least he hoped they did. A low, whistling noise ratcheted his heart into hyper drive. Enemy magic. Maintaining his crouch, he spun, searching the late afternoon gloom for clues. Not quite sure what tipped him off, he leapt out of the way just before a concrete block exploded, showering him with debris.

“Whew! Way too close.” The words tore out of him before he could stop them.

He drew his lips into a disgusted snarl and wondered for the thousandth time how he, a human mage, ever got mixed up with the wizards’ war.

Because the bastards didn’t give me a choice.

Sweat trickled down his forehead. His leather headband caught some of it, but a few drops fell into his eyes. They stung like hell, and he shook his head to disperse the salty liquid. The beginnings of a headache throbbed behind one temple.

“Landarik.” Ned focused his commander’s name into his mouthpiece. “Where are you?”

“Right behind you.” A voice dripped sarcasm into Ned’s ear.

“Son of a bitch.”

Ned whipped around. Landarik stood so close, Ned’s braids slapped against the wizard’s helmet. “I wish you wouldn’t do that,” Ned sputtered through clenched teeth. “I hate when you sneak up on me. Especially when it could’ve been one of them. You’re lucky I didn’t blast you.”

“Like your puny human magic would’ve made a dent. Cut the shit. What do you want?”

Speaking through the slit in his bronzed helmet, Landarik looked like a robot. Only his blond braids, with debris tangled in them, ruined the automaton image. He must’ve noticed Ned’s stare because Landarik gathered his ratty braids and tossed them over his shoulders.

“I’m beat. Request permission to return to the caves.”

“Mage or no,” Landarik grunted, “you humans are more work than you’re worth.  I have no fucking idea what the goddess had up her sleeve when she created those like you.”

“Fine. Neither do I. Now can I go?”

“I release you—but only because you’re more worthless than usual. Return no later than first light.” Whistling sounded again. Without apparent thought or effort, Landarik raised a hand. A bolt of power flew from his fingertips and vaporized a small building a hundred yards away.

“How can you know so…precisely?” Ned sputtered.

Landarik tipped the visor of his helmet up. Extraordinary blue eyes shot darts at Ned, and the sharp-boned features characteristic of the wizard race twisted in irritation. “I’ve told you and told you,” he lectured in a patronizing voice that grated on Ned’s nerves. “Hold your inner parts still, human. If you managed yourself better, you’d hear where the enemy is hiding.” He snorted. “Sometimes I find it difficult to fathom how you’re still alive.”

“You and me both,” Ned mumbled.

Sketching a rectangular portal in the hot, dusty air, he jumped through into the Ways, picturing the wizards’ caves as he did so. Wizards developed the Ways thousands of years ago so they could travel to distant locations. Their harmonics were so well matched to galactic magnetics, they remained fully functional despite minimal maintenance.

As he sped through the dimension carrying him to a few hours of safety, Ned’s empty stomach clenched in anger. It wasn’t fair for Landarik to expect him to know everything the vetted wizard warriors did. Most of them were hundreds—if not thousands—of years old, while he was a mere…well, something. Young, anyway. In truth, he wasn’t precisely sure of his age. Wizards lived so long they didn’t bother keeping those types of records.

Ned didn’t know if it was fortune, or her opposite, but he’d drawn his first breath in a wizard stronghold. He had little memory of his first few years, but around the time he turned five, one of the wizards—the acolyte master, Karras—took notice of the little human who carted power after him the same way other youngsters dragged beloved toys.


About the Author:

Ann Gimpel is a national bestselling author. A lifelong aficionado of the unusual, she began writing speculative fiction a few years ago. Since then her short fiction has appeared in a number of webzines and anthologies. Her longer books run the gamut from urban fantasy to paranormal romance. Once upon a time, she nurtured clients, now she nurtures dark, gritty fantasy stories that push hard against reality. When she’s not writing, she’s in the backcountry getting down and dirty with her camera. She’s published over 30 books to date, with several more planned for 2015 and beyond. A husband, grown children, grandchildren and three wolf hybrids round out her family.

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@AnnGimpel (for Twitter)

Author Interview: Aimee Easterling

About the Author:

Aimee Easterling has been spoiled by four dogs, has spoiled six cats, and has largely been ignored by two guinea pigs, four turtles, a cockatiel, and a slew of fish during her thirty-some year life. Studying biology and working as a naturalist have both informed her writing, but she's quite willing to let reality slide in favor of a good story. When not writing, she loves to read and always keeps books by Robin McKinley, Patricia Briggs, and Elizabeth Peters on her shelf. She is currently hard at work writing her next novel. Visit her at

Do you plan everything or just let the story flow?

My books are always better if I plan more...but I tend to get excited after and while and just start writing. So I guess I do a little bit of both.

Do your characters ever want to take over the story?

My characters always take over the story...but then, it is all about them.

What is your favourite food?

My subconscious seems to think the answer to this question is strawberries. But when I started typing the word, I couldn't see how I forgot about chocolate. So maybe the answer is...strawberries with chocolate?

Are you a morning person or a night owl?

Definitely a morning person. Sometimes I forget other people think life goes on after dark.

Where do you dream of travelling to and why?

If I'm just dreaming --- probably China. Actually, I literally dreamed I went on a cruise to China via a southeast passage that cut through the Middle East last night. Quite a feat since I live in North America....

Oh, right, you asked me why. Well, I've always been obsessed with the Other, and China seems about as Other as you can get. Perhaps that's why so many of my stories revolve around outsiders finding a place for themselves in a world they initially find strange.

Do distant places feature in your books?

Most of my books are urban fantasy, with the magic happening right under the average American's noses. But Jaguar at the Portal sends my hero and heroine on a jaunt to Mexico at the behest of an Olmec god, so it definitely fits the bill.

Do you listen to music while writing?

Nope. It's gotta be totally silent...well, except when the cats need some food or my husband drifts through the room.

Could you tell us a bit about your latest release?

My newest release isn't actually live yet. Jaguar at the Portal is teaming up with twenty other full-length paranormal novels in the Happily Ever Alpha box set. Our goal is to fill your entire winter with magic for 99 cents! You can preorder a copy now at

What have you learned about writing and publishing since you first started?

The biggest thing I've learned is to put your own spin on things, but to focus on reader expectations.

Is there anything you would do differently?

Although my werewolf and were-jaguar books have been well received, I recently unpublished a young-adult novel and a billionaire romance because they were just a bit too off-beat for the average reader. I wish now that I'd put that writing time toward what my fans seem to enjoy the most --- damaged but spunky female shifters.

Who, or what, if anything has influenced your writing?

My writing has been influenced by hundreds of books, so I couldn't even begin to list the top contenders here. When I was in junior high, for example, I tried my darndest to read no more than one book a night...but it was tough to reign myself in.

That said, the real world has also had a large effect on my books. I've always loved animals, having been owned by hundreds of chickens, two goats, four dogs, six cats, two guinea pigs, four turtles, a cockatiel, and a slew of fish over the years. Watching how these non-humans interact with the world has given me lots of fodder for writing about shifters, who combine human and animal traits in interesting ways rife with story fodder. In fact, one of the characters in Alpha Ascendant is based on my favorite goat.

Anything you would say to those just starting out in the craft?

Don't get too hung up on your first book. You want that novel to be a masterpiece and feel like it will make or break your entire career as an author. But the truth is that most authors learn the most between books. After you get a little space from (and a lot of reviews on) book one, you realize what you should have done differently, so book two is a little smoother and book three is better yet. If you enjoy what you're writing and are in it for the long haul, you'll get there eventually.

What are three words that describe you?

Introverted, interested, nature-lover.

What's your favourite book or who is your favourite writer?

My all-time favorite book is The Outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinley. It hits all of my sweet spots --- a light romance, a hero who wants to do good but is faced with a tough situation, a heroine who wants to break out of society's strictures but doesn't want to hurt her family, plus lots of trees. (There are more sweet spots too, but I don't want to spoil the twists in case you haven't read this classic. Go read it now!)

That said, I've turned the pages of The Outlaws of Sherwood so many times that I can't read it any more --- I know each step of the story by heart. And what I love the most about reading is getting entirely lost in the twists of a tale I've never considered before. So my current favorite book is usually whatever is on my kindle right now.

Blurb of your latest release or coming soon book

I already told you about my box-set contribution, so here's the blurb for the conclusion of my Wolf Rampant trilogy, Alpha Ascendant:

Can Terra choose between her mate and her adopted daughter?

Ember is a bloodling, a werewolf born in lupine rather than in human form. The wolf pup is the perfect blend of rainbows and chaos, bound to bring a smile to everyone's face. But Terra soon begins to wonder whether it's truly in Ember's best interests to raise her adopted daughter as a wolf.

As a bloodling himself, her mate Wolfie adamantly opposes the idea of forcing a shift on their charge before her time. But when Wolfie is called away and Ember's sadistic biological father demands his daughter's return, Terra is faced with a difficult decision.

By werewolf law, a shifter has come of age and can make her own choices after her first transformation. But while forcing Ember's shift prematurely would allow Terra to keep the pup out of the hands of her biological father, the act might drive Wolfie out of both of their lives forever.

List of previous books if any

Wolf Rampant trilogy: Shiftless, Pack Princess, Alpha Ascendant

Related short stories: Bloodling Wolf, In Deep Shift

Other titles: Jaguar at the Portal

Any websites/places readers can find you on the web.

Cover Reveal and Trailer: Nutcracker Sweet by Megan O'Russel


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About the Book

Title: Nuttycracker Sweet
Author: Megan O’Russell
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Pointe shoes, tutus, and a snowy road trip with the man she hates. What could possibly go wrong?

The plan was simple. Get to Portland, dance The Nutcracker, and don’t murder your dance partner. And most definitely, do not, under any circumstances, fall in love with him.

A snowy road trip strands Elle Grant in a tiny cabin better suited for serial killings than rehearsals for two professional ballet dancers. With no one but the incredibly talented, excruciatingly handsome, and notoriously terrible Zachary Benson and a few taxidermy woodland creatures for company, Elle’s Christmas plans are officially ruined. Can she and Zach learn to like each other enough to dance together? And can Elle get home without losing her heart to the Christmas Cavalier?

About the Author

Megan O'Russell

Megan is thrilled to be working with Fiery Seas Publishing! Her other published works include Young Adult fantasy novels The Tethering and The Siren’s Realm. Megan is also a featured author in the Athena’s Daughters 2 anthology of women in speculative fiction.

Megan is a professional performer who travels the country living out a thousand lives on stage. Her wonderful husband and frequent dance partner is always by her side.

For more information on Megan’s books, you can visit her website at
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Book Spotlight & Giveaway: Hargrove House by Allie Harrison

HARGROVE HOUSE by Allie Harrison is a suspenseful, haunting tale that will capture you…heart and soul. Despite her terror, Torrie has no choice but to once again enter the haunted Hargrove House. When she discovers the graves in the cellar, she’ll find that there are things more frightening than ghosts. The house is waiting for her... They are waiting for her... If you enjoyed THE LAST VICTIM by Karen Robards, Hargrove House will warm your heart, and chill you to the bone.

Title: Hargrove House
Author: Allie Harrison
Series: The Haunted #1
Genre: Paranormal Suspense w/ Romantic Elements
Release Date: October 2nd, 2015 
Publisher: Indie Published
Print Length: 216 pages
Format: Digital
Digital ISBN: 978-0-9969048-0-3


As a child, Torrie Reynolds entered the haunted Hargrove House on a dare. Terrified by what she'd heard while inside Hargrove House, she avoided it since. Now fifteen years later, Torrie is an interior decorator. When Will Dalton buys the infamous Hargrove House and offers Torrie the job of refurbishing it, she has no choice but to take the offer to keep her business afloat. As the house is restored and rooms come alive with character and color Torrie brings to them, her fear of the house fades. Hargrove House begins to even feel like home to her. With each finished renovation project, it is harder for Torrie to leave. It is even harder for her to leave the comfort of Will Dalton's arms. But she discovers there are things more terrifying than ghosts when she learns why Will is digging in the dark, frightening cellar.



The door knob was cold in her palm. Surely the door wouldn’t be unlocked. The old creepy house had been vacant forever.

It wasn’t locked. In fact, the knob turned easily and the door opened. The eerie thought that the house wanted her to come in slipped through her.

The light from the street filtered into the foyer, but only a little. Everything else was nothing more than a mixture of gray shadows. Still it was enough for Torrie to see elegance in the wide, beautiful circular staircase. Above her head a huge chandelier hung haphazardly. What was left of its crystal decoration reflected the small amount of light from the street.

It was beautiful.

How anyone could leave this house, she wondered.

Outside, the wind blew the leaves and branches of the trees in the front yard, and the shadows danced.

Torrie took a step back. She’d stayed long enough to fulfill the dare. Besides, she’d heard her father say often enough the place was probably rotten through. She’d break her leg if she fell through the floor. She could see the headline in the Liberty Banner now: Mayor’s Daughter Breaks Leg in Haunted Hargrove House.

Amanda Litchfield was going to owe her big time, she thought.

The moonlight reflected on something on the floor a few feet away. Was it a piece of glass from one of the several broken windows? No, it was a single crystal obviously from the chandelier above her. Her hand itched with the need to touch it, to hold it. She took a few steps forward, weary of the possibly rotted floor.

Then she had it in her hand, an elegantly carved crystal, beautiful and perfect, a prize for a scary dare like a blue ribbon for winning a race. She turned to go back out the door. It was then she heard the voice.

It was really nothing more than a moan, a painful moan.

Yet, it said her name—“Victoria…”


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About Allie Harrison:

Allie Harrison lives with her husband in Southern Illinois. By day, Allie works in the medical field, but when she clocks out, she hits the keyboard, crafting stories readers will love. When she isn’t enjoying fun family time, games with friends, reading, crafts, music, camping, biking, and hiking, she’s working to build fictional worlds and unforgettable characters.

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Book Spotlight: Rebecca's Initiation by Gary Green

About the Book
Title: Rebecca’s Initiation
Author: Gary Green
Genre: YA Fantasy

Rebecca’s Initiation is a fast paced fantasy adventure about a young girl who loses her mother in a car accident and has to go live with her grandmother. Her grandmother, Naomi, is an extraordinary woman who lets Rebecca in on her secret and initiates her into a world of magic populated with fairies, gnomes, elves and a dragon.

Rebecca soon learns that her mother’s death was not an accident and that she was the intended victim. An ancient god has marked her for death and without the help of her new magical friends she is doomed. She has to learn how to defend herself—and learn fast. Rebecca’s Initiation will keep you guessing from beginning to end.


“One day Dad and I were out in the cow pasture bringing the cows in to be milked. There was a cow grazing by the edge of the woods. I went over to get her when a wolf jumped out of the bushes. He was growling and foaming at the mouth and was clearly stalking me. I screamed and froze. He was still about fifty feet away, but I knew I couldn’t outrun him. We knew there were wolves in the woods but mostly they left us alone. This one clearly had rabies.

Dad shouted, ‘Hold still, I’m coming.’

I could see he had picked up a stick and was running toward me. Then it happened. There was an ear-splitting roar. I looked up to see Cedric diving from the sky. He landed between me and the wolf. He roared again and picked up the wolf with his mouth. He crunched him with his teeth and swallowed him whole. Then he turned around and winked at me.

‘Get away from that thing,’ my dad shouted. He was panting when he got to me. He grabbed me and started pulling me away from Cedric. He brandished that stick and shouted to Cedric, ‘Keep away.’

Really, I don’t know what he thought he was going to do with that stick, but he was protecting his daughter. I started to protest. I tried to tell him Cedric wasn’t dangerous, that he was my friend. He wasn’t hearing me.

Cedric looked at us with a cold expression in his red eyes and flew away.

The next day there was a gathering at the church. Cedric had been seen, not only by my dad but some of our neighbors.

‘That thing is a menace. It could have swallowed us whole just like it swallowed that wolf.’ Dad told the crowd.

‘What was it?’

‘I say it was the Devil.’

‘Devil or not, something that big has to have a big appetite. It will soon be eating our livestock or even our children.’

I tried to protest, but no one listened to me. They were scared and often fear can quickly turn to violence. Soon they developed a plan to hunt Cedric and kill him. I was heartsick. I had to warn him.

Later that day I was told to stay in the house while they hunted my friend, but as soon as I could I snuck out. I ran to the hill and Cedric was there as usual.

‘Cedric wake up.’ I said. ‘They are coming for you.’


Author Bio

It has been a long journey from depressed, lonely and alcoholic farm-boy to internationally known, award winning author. Using insight he gained from his own struggle he helped hundreds of individuals move from misery to joy during the many years he worked in the human services field. During his journey he also taught many other care-givers how to improve their ability to help others.

During this time he became a practiced listener and a good story teller.

Now he divides his time between his small farm and writing inspiring and educational books.

His writings have helped many learn the skills needed to:

Reduce feelings of worthlessness and isolation
Increase feelings of happiness
Conquer addictions
Reach new levels of spiritual understanding
Improve relationships
Find hope

He has long lived by the motto “Inspire Joyful Sanity”. So, what the heck does that mean? Well, the inspire part is obvious. His definition of sanity is to understand and accept the universe and the rules that make it work. The joyful part refers to the idea that joy is the default state of the human mind. The idea is that as you understand and accept the rules of the universe you remove the barriers to being in a joyful state. His goal is to inspire joyful sanity in himself and others.

His first books were inspirational self-help. However, all his life he has been a fan of sci-fi and fantasy. Rebecca’s Initiation is his first attempt at writing fiction and the first of a planned series called Redemption.

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Author Interview Realm Walker Series by Kathleen Collins

Do you plan everything or just let the story flow? 

It’s kind of a combination of the two. I know major plot points and a loose timeline but a lot of things happen that I didn’t expect when I started writing.

Do your characters ever want to take over the story?

It feels that way sometimes. Usually when I feel that way though it’s because I’m trying to make the characters do something that doesn’t make sense for their personalities, so I revisit.

What is your favourite food? 

Probably cake batter ice cream. So good.

Are you a morning person or a night owl? 

Night owl for sure.

Where do you dream of travelling to and why? 

I’ve always wanted to go to Ireland. I’ve got a lot of ancestors from there plus I just think it is a really beautiful place.

Do distant places feature in your books? 

Not really, though they are in a completely different world from our own.

Do you listen to music while writing? 

Yes! I have to listen to music to be productive.

Could you tell us a bit about your latest release?

 Blood Slave takes place in Kansas City. Juliana Norris is hunting the vampire that killed several blood slaves and dumped their bodies in a restricted area.

What have you learned about writing and publishing since you first started?

That it’s much harder than I imagined it would be and the business side of writing takes up a lot of my time.

Is there anything you would do differently?

I would write faster if I could.

Who, or what, if anything has influenced your writing?

My parents and my husband. They’ve always been extremely supportive and never once told me I couldn’t do it.

Anything you would say to those just starting out in the craft?

Write. Every word you write is one more than you had before. And the only way to learn is to do. You can read all the writing books in the world but until you start doing, you won’t actually learn anything.

What are three words that describe you?

funny, smart, sarcastic

What's your favourite book or who is your favourite writer?

I couldn’t possibly pick just one. I am rather fond of Ilona Andrews and Jane Austen however.

Realm Walker
Realm Walker Series
Book One 
Kathleen Collins
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Publisher: Carina Press
Date of Publication:  October 28, 2013
ISBN: 9781426896545
Word Count: 76,000

Book Description:

An estranged mate, a mangled body and a powerful demon who calls her by name…

As a Realm Walker for the Agency, Juliana Norris tracks deadly paranormal quarry using her unique ability to see magical signatures. She excels at her job, but her friends worry about her mysterious habit of dying in the line of duty without staying dead. That's only the first of her secrets.

Most people don't know Juliana became the mate of master vampire Thomas Kendrick before he abandoned her seven years ago. Most people don't know the horrors she endured at the hands of the vampire he left in command. Most people don't know her true parentage, or why a demon on a world-threatening rampage has taken a personal interest in her…

Even as Juliana pursues the demon, it goes after all she holds dear—including Thomas, who is back to claim her for his own. But if she can't reconcile her past and learn to trust herself again, she will lose him forever.

Available at  Amazon | BN | Harlequin Print


Death’s Daughter
Realm Walker Series
Book 2
Kathleen Collins
Genre: urban fantasy, paranormal romance
Publisher: Carina press
ISBN: 9781426898112
Word Count:  68,000

Book Description: 

Juliana Norris, Realm Walker with the Agency, is an Altered. A fact that she runs up against every time she’s forced to work with human police officers, and their species-ist commissioner, on cases they can’t solve themselves. Which happens more than they would like to admit.

Her gift—the quality that makes her the best Realm Walker in the business, without boast—is the ability to read magical signatures. Whether the gift came from her father, the dark fae god of death, or the mage mother she can’t remember, is anyone’s guess. And when Altered children start going missing with only wild magical signatures as clues, her heritage is the last thing on her mind.

She can’t afford such distractions, and she definitely can’t afford to worry about the fact that her mate, master vampire Thomas Kendrick, hasn’t spoken to her since she saved him from a demon—maybe it’s because she had to stab him to do so. Because whoever is kidnapping these children must be very powerful to wield wild magic. Very powerful, and very dangerous indeed.

Available at Amazon | BN | Harlequin Print


The Making of Michael Bishop 
A Realm Walker Short Story
Kathleen Collins
Genre: urban fantasy, dark fantasy
Date of Publication: August 30, 2014
Number of pages: 20 

Book Description: 

Keep your distance. Don't look him in the eye. Feed him and leave.

Michael D'Augustino is a priest in the time of the Inquisition. Marked as weak for his refusal to torture those charged with sorcery, heresy, devil worship or worse, he's given another task. Feed the prisoner in the cell in the darkest corner of the dungeon. With the edict comes a set of instructions.

Ever obedient, Michael does exactly as he is told. Until the night his charge doesn't eat and Michael has to enter the cell to find out why. Instead of the beast he believes to be imprisoned there, he finds a man. A broken, tormented man who asks for help.

But all is not as it seems and, before the night is through, Michael will be changed forever.

Available at Amazon and BN


Blood Slave 
Realm Walker Series
Book 3
Kathleen Collins

Can she find a killer in a town where the basest desires are allowed to run free?

There are zombies in the Dead Zone and Juliana Norris is sent to take care of the problem. And for there to be zombies, there had to be bodies. When vampires are found to be the culprits, Juliana is sent undercover in the red light district of Kansas City. Lying to her mate, Thomas Kendrick, isn’t something she wants to do, but she’s in another vampire’s territory and Thomas would not be pleased. Besides, she’s more than capable of doing the job and she needs to prove it to everyone. Most of all herself.

Charles Morgan is in control of the Kansas City area, making a rich living off his various enterprises. Juliana goes undercover at the strip club Lust and gets sucked into his dark, decadent world. More victims turn up and the Agency is positive they’ve got their man, but Juliana is not so sure. When the Agency refuses to listen, she reluctantly turns to Thomas for help. He intervenes but finds Juliana unaware of the danger she is in and discovers she may just be too deep for him to save.

Available at
Amazon | BN | iTunes


About the Author:

Kathleen Collins lives and works in Missouri. By day, she labors in the local prosecutor's office. At night she writes while surrounded by her husband, two boys and two loveable mutts. She is constantly thinking of her next project and loves to connect with her readers. You can find her most often on Facebook or on her website.