Karin Sommers finally escaped the grifter’s life of her childhood. Now she lives as her sister Ellen, working Ellen’s small subsidence farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains and hiding from her past while she ponders her future.
But Ellen unwittingly witnessed a terrible crime, and now that moment has come back to haunt Karin — complete with investigator Dave Hunter, a man of unrelenting persistence driven to save a kidnapped child. Suddenly Karin is a fugitive again–but she’s not done fighting for her new life.
Because Karin Sommers has a past, all right–and she knows how to use it. Even against the one man she’s beginning to trust.
Until Cloud is twelve years old, she is a neglected bear cub wandering the town ruled by King Rumble. Cloud’s unexpected transformation into a human girl, with no memory of what came before, enrages Rumble, and she is forced to flee from his malevolent wizard. Her only hope of survival is a terrifying quest to free the spirits of her dead brothers.
Cloud’s journey will take her deep into spirit lands, where animals become people, people become monsters, and mortals are as easily trapped by their desires as by their fears. There she learns that her survival, her quest, and even the balance of the world depend upon whether she can reclaim her lost bear self.
Blood of the Kindred by Pati Nagle The immortal ælven were forever divided when one clan began a forbidden practice: the drinking of blood. Clan Darkshore was cast out of the ælven, named “alben,” and driven west of the mountains … Continue reading
Human-idomeni relations. Never smooth. Worsening by the day.
Leyana is a creature of beauty and fiery vengeance, driven by a bargain made on the night of her violent death and rebirth. Only a man of strong heart can survive her allure — while at the same time connecting deeply enough to free her from her shackles. Paul Campbell might be that man…
Or he might lose himself to her altogether.
(Originally titled “Touched by Fire.” )
Jani Kilian finally has her life under control. Discharged from the Service, she’s become an important player in negotiations with the alien idomeni.
But when a classified report containing revelations about past crimes comes to light, Jani realizes that old enemies still seek to destroy her.
Rules of Conflict The Jani Kilian Chronicles, Book 2 by Kristine Smith After eighteen years, Captain Jani Kilian’s life as a fugitive has ended. Captured by the Service, she now faces court martial. It will surely lead to her execution. … Continue reading
Code of Conduct The Jani Kilian Chronicles, Book 1 by Kristine Smith Captain Jani Kilian’s life should have ended in front of a firing squad. Instead, she evaded battlefield justice by dying in a transport crash. End of story, according … Continue reading
Changespell Legacy The Changespell Saga Vol. III by Doranna Durgin Dun Lady’s Jess–all horse, all woman, all heart…and the only one left who can save her disintegrating world from magic gone awry. … Continue reading
Changespell The Changespell Saga Vol. II by Doranna Durgin Dun Lady’s Jess–once a horse, now learning the ways of the human heart: love, betrayal, and deadly revenge. Jess, once a horse called Dun Lady’s Jess, is still struggling to integrate her … Continue reading