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1. Vampire Mage: A Clutch Mistress Book 1 (2017)
My name is Sora. I was born into this world to a highly respected Mage family. All was well as a child; most children receive their magic at puberty… I was not that fortunate. Shunned by my family, I was cast out on my twenty-first birthday—a failure and disappointment to those who were supposed to love me. Left on my own in Seattle with no friends or money, I made my way through low-paying jobs down the coast to Southern California. Fate finally smiled upon me in San Diego, where I scored a serving position at a diner. One night after my shift, I decided to walk to a dive bar…
With four words Helena’s quiet life goes up in flames. When her childhood friend returns to tell her that she is the prophesied ruler of the Chosen, those blessed with the gift of magic, there’s no avoiding her destiny. Suddenly, Helena is surrounded by a circle of protectors, each man having sworn their loyalty to her since her birth. All except for one: her Mate. It’s not enough that she learn how to use her magic and undergo a trial to prove her worthiness; in order to claim her title, Helena must also find the man who carries the other half of her…
Newly edited and proof read 2nd edition correcting issues with the first edition.The Guild‒an order of witch hunters organized in the 1600s‒is alive and well. And they have Carolyn in their sights. Carolyn Soucek is a witch who can see the future, all except her own. Desperate for answers she consults a seer. Her destiny awaits her in Savannah, Georgia. At least that’s what the gifted psychic tells her.Darius Drummond is a vampire sworn to protect witches from the Guild. Hundreds of years, dealing with singular witches weren’t enough to prepare him…
4. Bound by a Dragon (The Dragon Archives) (2016)
Keira loves her rustic village life, but she doesn't love the man her overbearing mother expects her to marry. But that is of little consequence to her neighbors, especially as two newcomers have stirred up excitement in the village.The first new arrival is Aaron Drake, handsome and charming, and intent on pursuing Keira, which stirs up trouble with her mother and soon-to-be-betrothed.As for the other new arrival, who wants a fire-breathing dragon living in their backyard?But both Aaron and the dragon have secrets they would prefer to remain hidden from the villagers. As events begin to…
5. The All Souls Trilogy Boxed Set (2015)
With more than two million copies sold in the United States, the novels of the number one New York Times–bestselling All Souls Trilogy have landed on all the major bestseller lists, garnered rave reviews, and spellbound legions of loyal fans. Now all three novels are available in an elegantly designed boxed set that’s perfect for fans and newcomers alike….
Set in a world of extraordinary circumstances, filled with stunning visual imagery and unforgettable characters, the DARK TOWER series is unlike anything you have ever read. Here is the fifth installment, “one of the strongest entries yet in what will surely be a master storyteller’s magnum opus” (Locus). Roland Deschain and his ka-tet are bearing southeast through the forests of Mid-World on their quest for the Dark Tower. Their path takes them to the outskirts of Calla Bryn Sturgis. But beyond the tranquil farm town, the ground rises to the hulking darkness of…
7. Fairy-Struck (The Twilight Court) (2015)
I’m an Extinguisher; a psychic soldier charged with protecting our world from them—the Fey. Long ago, there was a war between our kind and we nearly destroyed the world with it. Now, we have a truce in place to prevent that from happening again. Both sides enforce the truce; we have the Extinguishers and they have the Wild Hunt. Humans don’t remember the truce anymore; they don’t remember the Fey anymore. A fact that the Fey use to their advantage. I hate that. After they killed my mother, I even started to hate them. But that hatred doesn’t seem to matter when I look at him….
A lion’s pride isn’t defined only by those he commands but also resides with his hair, so when a human dares to butcher Arik’s mane, he gets his revenge–and claims her as his mate. A billionaire CEO and leader of the largest East Coast pride, Arik is a ladies man and a lion. Used to commanding others, and obedience, he can’t believe it when a hairdresser with tempting curves chops off a hunk of his precious mane. But her biggest mistake is in running from him. Run as fast as you can, little mouse, because this cat loves to chase–and pounce. Oh, and he also likes to…
For years, my odd ability to manipulate others kept me one step ahead of the Underbelly Circus – a place nobody like me lives through.Everything goes to hell when a gorgeous stranger dies right in front of me, resurrects himself as a dragon, and begs me to follow him straight into the Underbelly beast.He claims I’m the lost Qilin Queen – a magical freaking unicorn.I can smell the truth in his words, and he’s desperate. How can I help him, if he works for my greatest enemy?The answer comes barreling into my world when his brothers-in-arms find me, too – lion shifter, mage, fae, merman, and…
I’m Alana Mitchell, and for my twentieth birthday, I got a brand-new magical destiny instead of the laptop I was saving for.I’m a witch. I have powers I can’t control, enemies I know nothing about and a legacy I can’t begin to grasp.There’s a whole shadow-world out there waiting to swallow me whole, a world I didn’t even know existed until I used my powers and unleashed hell upon my naïve self.I always figured that the first time I’d move in with a man, it’d be my boyfriend, not a bloodthirsty demon with a storm of secrets and his brother, but they’re the only ones who can help me. My…
11. Bite Me: A Vampire Anthology (2019)
I have a confession to whisper at your ear. That shadow caressing your body in the dark, that tingle which draws you to arch your spine… it tempts me to ruin. You’re beautiful when you sleep.Everything I long for.All I ask is a sip, a taste of the life coursing through those delicate veins.Just one little bite.And I’ll make you mine… forever.BITE ME features a collection of short stories from USA Today and internationally bestselling authors Addison Cain, Zoe Blake, Alta Hensley, Sara Fields, Myra Danvers, Anita Gray, Eris Adderly, Livia Bourne, & Cassandra Faye….
12. Memory’s Wake (Memory’s Wake Trilogy) (2011)
I don't know who I am.I don't know what I am.All I know is that I'm being and this world is .Memory feels out of place in this strange, Victorian fairyland. With her mind wiped clean, finding her way back to a home she can't remember won't be easy. Chased by a dragon, wanted by the king and stalked by a handsome wildman, Memory must find out who she is before she is found by those who want her dead. Memory's stolen past holds dangerous secrets. Will she survive long enough to discover them, or will the secrets themselves…
13. Dragon Pact: Blood Dragon Book 1 (2019)
Sarah Rennelle is a teacher who longs for nothing more than summer to return and her crazy roommate to find some sanity. Unfortunately, one wrong step into an alley and she becomes an eye-witness to a terrible crime. The episode leads her to a chance meeting with a handsome man who has his own terrible secret. Even with his mysterious demeanor she finds herself drawn to him, and more than for his good looks.Adam Grayson is a creature like no other. He’s neither vampire nor dragon, but a strange combination of the two. He wants only to survive in his dark world, but a young woman interferes with his…
Best Fantasy Romance Books to Read
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The Danger of Romance: Truth, Fantasy, and Arthurian Fictions
Author(s): Karen Sullivan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
To Weave a Web of Magic: Four Stories of Fantasy and Exquisite Romance
Author(s): Claire Delacroix, Lynn Kurland, Patricia A. McKillip, Sharon Shinn
Publisher: Berkley Trade, Year: 2004, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
Empire of Magic: medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy
Author(s): Geraldine Heng
Publisher: , Year: 2003, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
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