Books I look forward to. 2 #preorder

Rose Feelin Horney by Jewels Arthur

Rose drank the pumpkin spice latte and she got the men. Sounds like a happily ever after for this big beautiful woman, right?

Not so fast.

Rose, Dean, Finn, and Sebastian know that someone is targeting Vee with all these bogus charges but they don’t know who or why.

Could it be a coincidence? An act of passion from an ex? An attack on their vampirism? Or could it be something else entirely?

Will Rose and her men ever get a minute to relax or could this be the end of Vee?

The Grimm Girl by Hattie Youngblood

My name is Mori, and something is hunting me. It should be impossible, given the fact that I died two years ago.

I spend my ghostly hours dodging the shadows that grasp for me–coaxing me with sweet whispers of a second chance. Something’s keeping me here, no matter how fast I run towards that light. The darkness just pulls me right back. The desire to fall into its arms grows stronger every hour, especially when it comes in the form of four haunting men with the darkest souls I’ve ever tasted.

This is a deliciously dark Reverse Harem standalone novel filled with monsters, nightmares and passionate love that transcends death.18+ advised due to graphic violence, sex and depictions of trauma.

Igniting Her Flame by Laurell Skye

🔥 Fated Mates
🔥 Strong female mc
🔥 Multi POV
🔥 Sexy military hybrids
🔥 +18 due to mature content

My name is Brenna. I do not know who my birth family is, however I know who I am. I am 23, a Jiu-Jitsu master and a beloved adopted daughter. I am grateful to have my best friend, Cordie, in my life. She grounds me and keeps me on my toes with her wild stories of the magical world where her brain resides. 

Cordie and I go out together like we always do and have a fantastic girl’s night. The next day, however, something terrible happens. My world is changing fast. It all sinks in when three guys step in to help me with my predicament. Sometimes the best things come out of the most hellish situations. I intend to find out who and what they are, once I burn this place to the ground — that is if the Devil doesn’t kill me first.

WARNING: 18+ only due to mature content. References bdsm, hint at rape (insinuation only), why choose romance, strong female main character. Fated/true mates series with multiple points of view. Book one of three.

Death and Other Calamities by Sterling Thomas

Life doesn’t always work out the way you want. You buy into the whole “American Dream”- get married, buy a house, get a dog- but you’re never guaranteed things will end up all sunshine, roses, and magical unicorn dicks.

Take me, for example. I’m thirty, own a cute little bungalow, married to the guy I love, and I get to be my own boss with my best friend. Everything is coming up Lorelai. Until it isn’t. My fifth anniversary sets things in motion I never could’ve anticipated.

Now I see dead people. No, not like that movie. I mean I see them die. Apparently that’s my super power now. Yay. 

The only good thing that’s come of losing my old life? The four supes I work with to help solve bizarre murders. They’re helping me navigate this new world and I foresee a lot of sexual tension in my future. Oh, and a lot of really bad nightmares, but I guess that’s just part of the package.

*This is a reverse harem romance meant for readers 18 and older. It is a slow burn with high heat.

Avarice: House of Mustelid by Emma Cole

Welcome paranormal delinquent… We hope you enjoy your stay at Wicked Reform School. 

To facilitate this, we have a few rules: 
1) Never disobey your instructors or staff 
2) Be at the appointed place at the appointed time 
3) Fights will not be tolerated (unless sanctioned by your guards) 
If you follow these rules, you’ll be fine. If not, well… 

They didn’t have to say anymore. Everyone knew the ending to the sentence. Reform or die…it was our only choice. Because this wasn’t a school, it was our prison.

AVARICE: HOUSE OF MUSTELID is a reverse harem academy romance with a twist! It features brand new characters and is number 3 in the Wicked Reform School Series! At this reform school, you’ll discover wicked paranormals, wicked punishments, and wicked pleasure, like you’ve never read before!

Forgotten Essence by Aster North

Death is an insurmountable fact. We all will experience it at some point. The question is what happens after. Where does the soul go?

Well, it goes to me. Or someone like me, at least. My name is Zella Healani. I’m a Grim Reaper. Not the kind most think of when they picture the old skeleton guy either. Nope. I’m young, have no swinging stick thing, and am usually swimming with some kind of mind-altering substance.

Don’t let that deter you, though. Not that you actually could. Like it or not, I’ll pull your soul free from your husk and ferry it back to the big soul soup we all start from. You get a new life, and I get a hit of euphoria so pure, it’s addicting. Oh, and some additional powers here and there.

But what if someone could stop the Grims from coming for you? And how exactly am I supposed to save a whole world full of souls when no one believes me? That, my new friend, is exactly what I’m going to tell you because somehow, I’ll find my way back to the desolate world I stumbled upon. My only problem? I’ll have to do it while controlling my monster, dealing with three new babysitters, and committing crimes that might just get me thrown into the soul soup, too.

Have a seat and open the pages to discover what happens when you mix evil, forgotten souls, and one screwed-up Reaper together.

Forgotten Essence is the first in a fantasy RH with sci-fi aspects series. She doesn’t choose between the men. It contains potentially triggering content. This book is not meant for those below age 18 and may not be suitable for everyone. 

Shadowlands Sector by Mila Young

They call me an outcast, weak.

I’ve fought my whole life for survival, running from an attack on my family I ended up hiding with the Ash Wolves. This one move might be my biggest mistake of all. And I’m the queen of mistakes…

I let them believe I’m broken, let them believe the lies. I let them believe anything they want…as long as it isn’t the truth.

There’s a monster inside me, one made of terrifying need. I swallow it down, hiding under the pretense of being normal. But I’m not normal. I’m anything but.

Bonding is the only thing that will save us—me and the Ash pack. Only I need someone strong enough to fight the darkness inside me…and savage enough to stay.

Will the the ruthless alpha of Shadowlands Sector help me…when he finds out the truth of what I am?

This is a standalone shifter paranormal romance story for those who love alpha protectors, wolf shifters, and steamy scenes.

Darkblood by Scarlett Snow & Tiegan Clyne

I’m Alice Underland, a Darkblood witch whose dreams were taken from me. 
After living a life of cruelty at the hands of the Mad Hatter, I managed to make friends in The Great Forest and start fresh despite the darkness living within me. One night, one tea party, one bloodbath later, my entire world turned upside down. Plagued by the horrors of that night, I decided to leave the forest and join the mortal world with my familiar Jasper at my side. 
Unfortunately, humans play by different rules here, and magic isn’t celebrated. 
It’s feared. 
Now a single act of kindness has cost my freedom once again. 
We might all be mad at this reform school, but I’m the maddest, and I have the King of Hearts with me to prove it. 
I also have two sexy twin brothers I thought were dead long ago and they’re hell-bent on giving me a happily ever after. Little do they know that I’m a villain now, and villains don’t often get happy endings…

DARKBLOOD: HOUSE OF WITCHES is a reverse harem academy romance with a twist! This novel is based on the major character, Alice Underland, from bestselling dark fairytale retelling series Everafter Academy. But in the human world, not all heroes get their happy endings, and at this reform school, you’ll discover wicked paranormals, wicked punishments, and wicked pleasure, like you’ve never read before! Preorder your copy to discover who will survive.

Authors Note: You do not need to read Everafter Academy to enjoy this story. This novel can be read as a standalone and contains a HEA.

The Standby by K.A. Knight

Coming this Valentine’s Day is a love story like no other…it might be sweet and fiery but there is nothing predictable about these lovers…

When my flight is cancelled on Valentine’s Day, I find myself trapped in the airport with hours to kill, waiting on standby for the next available flight.
I never expected to run into the charming and handsome Logan Hemsworth, billionaire and best-selling horror writer…especially seeing as I’m reading his book.
What starts as a friendly conversation to pass time soon turns into something else. One week, that’s all we have but when it’s over and we part ways, something is different. Something has changed in me. Thanks to him. I go back to my life, and he returns to his…but can we truly stay away from each other?
A connection like this comes once in a lifetime but we’re from completely different worlds…maybe it’s time they collide?
Who knows, maybe cupid is working his magic after all?

The Standby will be a live drop, so you can’t pre-order it.

Author Sterling Thomas #interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself

I’m a pretty boring person, honestly. I live more adventures in my head than out in the world, but maybe that’s par for the course with creative types. I write in my free time, or what little I have, between working an office job and parenting two kids on my own. I hope my kids grow up one day and see that their mom busted her ass to do what needed to be done, but she also followed her passions.



Have you always wanted to become an author?

I’ve always loved reading. As a kid I’d take 10-15 books home from the library a week during summer break. I’ve written for fun a lot over the years, but I never really thought being an author was something I’d do. I think I took the plunge because after reading so many books while my kids were in bed, I figured, why not jump back into writing? So here we are!



What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

Lorelai’s story is a mixture or random ideas and personal experience. One night I was brainstorming ideas for a fun story and decided that banshees could be fun to put a spin on, less scary creatures and more average woman with and unfortunate gift. Seriously, it would suck to see murders in your head.

Some of it is taken from my life. Lorelai’s douchey husband is based loosely on my own douchey ex-husband, and let me tell you, if you ever get the chance to model a shit character after an ex- do it. It’s incredibly cathartic.



What are you working on now?

Right now I’m working on finishing the last couple of Chapters in Death and Other Calamities, the first book in Lorelai’s series, and plotting book two. I’ve got another book rattling around in my head, demanding I give it life, as well. I just wish I had more hours in a day- or that my kids slept better- so I had more time for writing!

Do you have any quirks while writing?

I always love the idea of writing in coffee shops, but I get so distracted there! I practically need complete silence while I’m writing. Sometimes I can’t even have music on in the background.



What are your hopes for the future?

I hope people love Lorelai as much as I do, and that I can do her justice. I also hope I fall in love with being a planner, because as a writer who constantly flies by the seat of her pants, I have no idea where the hell my characters are going to end up. 😉

Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

Well, as a newbie, the things that have helped me most so far have been my friendships with other indie authors, as well as a killer group of beta readers.

Also, invest in your dream and your talents! Spend a little bit of money on a beautiful cover, hire someone to edit for you, if you think you’re going to hate formatting, find someone to do that for you too!

Mostly I’d say that the indie authors in the reverse harem world are amazing. Don’t be afraid to make friends and find some community.



Do you have anything to say to your readers?

To my readers- I know it’s always a risk to get invested in a new writer, but I hope you take a chance on me, and on Lorelai and her guys. I also love connecting with you, so don’t hesitate to say hi in my group. I’ve made some awesome online friends in this community, and I think that’s one of the things I love most about the RH world.

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