Teen and Young Adult

Teen and Young Adult

Do you want to discover the next Twilight or The Hunger Games?  Do you love a story of a young person who grows up through action, suspense and drama?  You are shopping in the right place then.  Our ebooks in the Teen and Young Adult genres are the best examples of their craft, and they always deliver their youthful stories at free or discounted prices.

 

Definition of the "Teen and Young Adult Genre": First, it's important to define that the typical age range for this category is sixteen to twenty-five. But, don't feel bad if you're older than that range and still reading these ebooks.  Some of them are monster bestsellers that everyone reads--of all ages.  Setting aside the age "limitation," ebooks in the Teen and Young Adult genre are actually very broad in what fictional genres they cover. Fantasy, science fiction, horror and suspense are all genres that are encompassed in the overarching Teen and Young Adult genre.  One specific aspect to these ebooks is that they oftentimes involve coming-of-age stories.

 

Here are some examples of bestselling ebooks in the Teen and Young Adult genre.  J.K. Rowlings (Harry Potter), Stephanie Meyer (Twilight), Veronica Roth (Divergent), and Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games).

Dragonfly Maid: A Magical Adventure in the Royal Court (The Queen's Fayte Book 1)

by D.D. Croix


A memory thief. A magical dragonfly. A deadly plot against the Queen. Will Jane become a dark fae’s victim, or has the monster met his match?

 

★ 2020 MOONBEAM AWARD GOLD MEDALIST
★ 2020 B.R.A.G. MEDALLION RECIPIENT
★ RECIPIENT OF READERS’ FAVORITE'S FIVE-STAR SEAL

 

Jane Shackle is a young maid haunted by visions who is tapped to protect Queen Victoria by Fayte Guardians, a shadowy group of castle servants that claim a powerful ally from the fae realm.

 

But is she really hunting a killer, as she’s been told? Or is she merely a pawn in their plot?

 

Jane must use her wits and master her abilities—with help from a peculiar dragonfly—to uncover the truth, save the crown, and ultimately confront an otherworldly enemy driven to destroy them all.

 

DRAGONFLY MAID is the start of a thrilling dark fantasy adventure series that weaves captivating mystery into the hidden corners of history to keep you spellbound. If you like clever heroines, beastly villains, and a slow-burn romance tangled up in magical realms, then you’ll love this enchanting series from best-selling author D.D. Croix

 

RATING: PG (Clean)

 

COMPLETE TRILOGY
DRAGONFLY MAID (The Queen’s Fayte Book 1) - available now
SLIVERING CURSE (The Queen’s Fayte Book 2) - available now
SHADOW RITE (The Queen’s Fayte Book 3) - coming July 2021

 

Scroll up to grab your copy of DRAGONFLY MAID and start the Fayte Guardian’s magical adventure today!

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Hate Notes: A Sweet Enemies to Lovers Young Adult Romance (Lakeview Prep Book 1)

by Gracie Graham


Topher Elliot is high school royalty.

The king of Lakeview prep.

You know the type. Disgustingly rich. Blond-haired. Eyes the color of a clear, blue sky. And muscles for days.

He also happens to be enemy #1, the bane of my existence.

Only, now my scholarship is in jeopardy and, like the peasant I am, I must tutor the king himself if I want to graduate.

Still, if I have to be around him, I might as well make it worth my while. So I send him a scathing text, telling him exactly what I think about him. But he mistakes me for someone else. That’s when I hatch a plan: get dirt on the king, and watch his reign crumble.

It’s about time someone made the king come tumbling down.

 

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Rock: Young Adult Urban Fantasy (Magic, Action, Adventure, Romance)

by Jan Mau Hill


◆Get thrown out the Guardian Academy - ✓

◆My new adventure turns deadly - ✓✓

◆Start a romance with a dangerous Mage - ✓✓✓

Who says you can't have it all?

I’m Samara Yancy, “Sam” to my friends. For seventeen years I’ve lived on The Rock. A city-state in the Pacific Northwest surrounded by mountains and evergreen trees. The land is lush, the air clean, and dampening fields keep the locals safe from Magic and the Mages who wield it.

Not long ago, I was at the top of my class at the Guardian Academy. After one teeny tiny misstep got me booted from out of there, I hoped a well-paying job on the Mainland would set me up for success.

But I didn’t realize that my new adventure would cause the authorities to label me a potential terrorist. Now, I’m up to my neck in eccentric Mages, including one who views me as his nemesis.

My only choice is to clear my name while trying to keep my ever growing circle of family and friends safe. I’ll just avoid danger while eluding the maniacal Mage who wants me dead.

Piece of cake.

If you like books that are full of action, adventure, with a hint of romance this book is for you.

 

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Blackthorn Hunters Academy: The Complete Series

by Juliana Haygert


**5 full novels + a bonus short story! Over 1400 pages of pure adventure, magic, and romance!**


A young woman with a secret heritage. A man who made a deal with the devil. And an academy where the students are just as dangerous as the demons ...

Erin
I've been kept from the truth all my life. Demons walk the earth, and I'm destined to slay them--I only wish I hadn't lost someone I loved while discovering that truth.
Now the demons are after me. The only way to stay alive is to attend an academy for demon hunters--a school where I'll learn how to kill supernaturals and slay the underworld's minions. But I still feel there are secrets I'm not being told ...

Rey
I sold my soul to save my family--and lost everything because of it. Now I'm a slave to the underworld, a fake hunter with half-demon blood.
I've been sent on a special assassination mission. If I fail, it means my life. But protecting Erin soon becomes more important than any other task, and there's something about her that tells me her arrival at the academy will change everything ...


An upper young adult paranormal romance series set in the universe of the Rite World, this is a dark fantasy you won't want to miss! Forge your weapons and cast spells in a school where demons are hunted and the hunters themselves become prey.


Includes:
Book 1: The Demon Kiss
Book 2: The Hunter Secret
Book 3: The Soul Bond
Book 4: The Shadow Trials
Book 5: The Infernal Curse
Short Story: The Hunter's Promise

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Guiding Gaia

by Tish Thawer


She awoke to save us, but it may already be too late.


The world is in chaos. Stars are falling from the sky. Floods, hurricanes, and fires rage across the land. And the only being strong enough to stop it is stuck in teenage form ... again.

Reborn, Gaia has come to Earth to battle through the strife and discover if the world is worth saving.

Tasked with guiding her, it falls to me to help her weather the storms, and hopefully, find a place where she can be at peace. But time is running out, and her patience is waning. Now, I fear if the human race doesn’t destroy the world … she will.

A YA Fantasy novel

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This One's For You, Dad: Eagle River Detectives, Book One

by Katherine H. Klemp


Everybody knows that kids make the best detectives, because nobody takes kids seriously.

Are they moving into danger? After her father's death, fifteen-year-old Carly Grant and her three siblings have gone to live with their grandfather in Nebraska. Their mother has accepted a job out of the country. Shortly after Mom leaves, Grandpa starts to get forgetful. Can the kids cover for Gramps and keep his forgetfulness hidden until Mom comes home? It's no secret the townspeople don't like having the children around. But why? Carly finds it has something to do with their dad. The Eagle River Detectives are determined to clear their father's name, but they may have to risk their lives to do it! Follow along as they uncover dangerous secrets that have been deeply buried for years, in this first installment of the Eagle River Detectives adventures.

Author's note: I wrote this for 10-17- year-olds, but found that my senior friends enjoyed the story as much as the kids, so now I think of it as a Cozy Mystery Lite.

 

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The Sariah Chronicles Complete Series Boxed Set

by Michael Anderle


Magic killed her parents. Will it kill her too?

Pick up the complete four book boxed set to find out.

Resistance to Magic:

The amulet Sariah found buried in the mines looked liked her ticket out of her half-starved backwater life. The pendant was surely very valuable. 

The assassin who tried to steal it apparently agreed.

Now all she wants is revenge. Or at least justice.

With a little help from a friendly mystic she learns about magic. Only with its help does she stand a chance to vanquish the forces that destroyed her life.

She hates magic. 

But will her thirst for vengeance drive her into magic’s open arms?

This boxed set also includes:

  • Betrayal of Magic
  • Survival By Magic
  • Triumph Through Magic

Set on the foundation laid by the Kurtherian Gambit Series, The Sariah Chronicles tells an entirely new story in the Age of Magic.

Go up and click on BUY NOW or Read For Free and immerse yourself in The Sariah Chronicles!

 

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Liberation Rising (America's Second Revolution Book 2)

by Mark F. Geatches


After the failed assassination attempt on President Joseph Stoner, the Liberation, a group of thousands determined to bring democracy back to America, is disbanded and in hiding. Instead of bringing freedom to the masses, the group of would-be liberators has brought about heightened tension, increased surveillance, and a brutal crackdown of the population of Philadelphia, as the President becomes more guarded and paranoid than ever.

When the oppression becomes too much to bear, the Liberation has no choice but to take action. Gone, however, is the naïve idea of conducting a near-bloodless coup. This time they decide on a more direct approach. All-out war.

 

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Enemy At The Gate (Prequels Intertwined Souls Series Book 1)

by Mary D. Brooks


They took everything. With courage and a crossbow, can one girl survive standing against genocidal maniacs?

Greece, 1941. Zoe Lambros has the heart of a lion. Born into an idyllic existence on a family farm, the 13-year-old stays brave even as her town is shaken by an earthquake. But when bombs fall and her father is lost, the only thing on her mind is how she can join the Resistance.

Enemy at the Gate is the gripping prequel to the Intertwined Souls YA historical fiction series. If you like stirring characters, thrilling surprises, and heartrending journeys, then you'll love Mary D. Brooks' battle for peace.

Buy Enemy at the Gate to take aim at evil today!

 
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Montrose Paranormal Academy, Book 1: The Nexis Secret: A Young Adult Urban Fantasy Academy Novel

by Barbara Hartzler


No more hiding. I will bring the fight to Nexis ... and destroy the last ruby.
Once and for all.

I’m done playing nice.

I am the Seer. It’s time to play the role I was made for.

My mission is clear. Now it’s about gathering the resources I need to take down the world’s biggest, baddest, secret society.

I’m not alone this time.

With all three of the Chosen Ones on the same side, we’ve got one last shot to make history.

And destroy all of the Nexis Society’s hopes and dreams.

Are you with me?

Montrose Paranormal Academy, The Last Ruby is the final chapter in the 5-book Clean Academy Paranormal YA series for teens. It’s a saga full of slow burn romance, snarky dialogue, and urban fantasy adventure set in New York City. Think Shadow Hunters meets Darkblood Academy with a dash of Harry Potter ... as a girl.

Scroll up and click Read for FREE or Want to Buy for your chance to enter the secret world of Montrose Paranormal Academy.

***Series Now Complete***

 
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Rogues of Everly Prep: The Complete Collection

by Wendi Wilson


I might have gone from rags to riches, but this is no fairy tale.

I never thought I’d long for the days of pacing the living room of our tiny single-wide trailer, waiting for Mom to get home from her shift serving drinks at The Silver Fox. Or my boring night shifts at the convenience store. Even dodging my skeezy ex-boyfriend’s bumbling attempts to seduce me.

To say my life wasn’t great was an understatement. But at least it was mine.

Or it was until Mom came home and announced she was getting married. That was the day my life became unrecognizable.

As if a new home and a new family weren’t enough, I found myself enrolled at Everly Prep—an exclusive academy where the rich send their pampered and privileged teenagers to be educated.

And it was immediately obvious I didn’t belong.

Patronizing staff members, mean girls, and snobs galore greeted me as I roamed the hallowed halls, but it didn’t bother me. I invited them to do their worst.

Then I met them.

Seth, Theo, Cooper, and Mason—known as “The Rogues”—ran the school with iron fists and wicked tongues, making Everly Prep their own private kingdom. They were powerful, gorgeous, and brutal, a deadly combination that made them invincible.

And I was the perfect target…or so they thought. But I'm Chaz Miller, and I don't go down without a fight.

This collection includes all three books in the Rogues of Everly Prep Series: The First Time, The Second Move, and The Third Strike.

 
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MELT: War Of Seasons

by Chrissy Hunger


Fleck's icy powers just earned him a draft as the youngest destroyer in Predom history, and being a hero sure has perks: authority, a fiery date, and an ability to travel through shadows. That is until he uncovers hidden motives behind a few top-secret missions. Now, Fleck's lost in a storm of uncertainty. But, deciding which type of hero he wants to be, and who he really wants to fight for, will mean unavoidable death to some of those closest to him.

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Helix: Episode 1 (Helix): A Technothriller

by Nathan M Farrugia


"Packed with intense fight scenes and dizzying twists and turns, this is an adrenaline-pumping introduction to Farrugia's explosive new series." - Thriller of the Year, Apple Books

Have you met Olesya?

She’s a spy hunter. In a high-tech world of programmed assassins, betrayal and far-reaching conspiracies, Olesya and her team are the last line of defense against a covert organization that will stop at nothing to control the world.

But a new, deadlier enemy is rising.

And they have Olesya in their crosshairs...

If you love conspiracies and covert ops, this book is for you.

“Bringin’ the awesome from the first headshot to the last ’splosion.” - John Birmingham, USA Today bestselling author

“This is a page-turner, skillfully told.” - Aurealis

 

What Amazon readers are saying:

★★★★★ "I'm completely blown away by this series, one of the most amazing action stories I've read."

★★★★★ "Helix is everything I love about action and adventure novels: spies, gadgets, fights, escapes, characters you care about, and a carefully crafted story."

★★★★★ "A captivating, action-packed and suspenseful technothriller."

★★★★★ "Ambitiously, amazingly addictive. As soon as I finished this I purchased the next episode."

★★★★★ "Nathan Farrugia is back, holding his readers hostage for yet another amazing and wild ride. The characters are really brought to life on the page and in the heart."

★★★★★ "Absolutely brilliant. I've always compared Farrugia to Matthew Reilly, and with Helix I think he has finally surpassed Reilly."

★★★★★ "Helix is a fast-paced, edge-of-your-seat action-packed series guaranteed to please the most adrenaline-craving readers. Farrugia's writing is excellent, you fly through the books. I am totally emotionally invested in all the characters. A must read for all thriller fans, and sci-fi fans looking for a break from outer space."

★★★★★ "The author's signature cutting-edge technology, complex plotting, cool gadgets, three-dimensional characters and Hollywood blockbuster-style action sequences are explosively combined in this new series."

★★★★★ "This high-octane thriller by Aussie author Nathan Farrugia starts with a bang and ends the same way."

 

Buy Helix: Episode 1 and start a series you wont want to put down!

 

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Beowulf: Curse of the Dreygurs: A Monster Slayer Book

by Gordon Brewer


When the dead rise, it takes a budding hero to stop them! Follow Beowulf on his first adventures!

The undead Dreygurs are on a rampage across the kingdom of Bernicia and feasting upon the inhabitants. Their violence threaten the power of King Ida. In response, the old king decides to risk the life of an upstart champion and distant relative rather than his sons. Ida sends a message across the North Sea to Beowulf, the young leader whose exploits as a monster hunter fill the mead halls.

Beowulf is a brash and arrogant young warrior on the rise in his homeland of Geat. When he hears of the high honor from Ida to rid the lands of monsters, he impulsively accepts. Like any restless warrior of seventeen, Beowulf hurries to the ravaged kingdom where Viking and Norse myths and magic are all too real. In his quest to destroy the deadly monsters, the budding hero learns pride and foolish bravado can be as lethal as the magical terrors they face. Amid the setbacks and inner turmoil, Beowulf discovers an evil sorceress and her underworld allies of dwarfs could put an end to his destiny. Follow the exploits of a young man on his quest to become the world's greatest Monster Slayer.

This young adult story contains some violence based upon the historical era along with religions, mythological creatures, and magic of the time.

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Free Fall: A Thriller

by John Parrish


Free Fall is a gripping thriller with just a touch of sci-fi.

For ten years the terrorists had carefully planned. They thought that they had planned for everything. They didn’t plan on one small town sheriff, Mathew McKenna.

Sheriff McKenna is visiting his niece when he suddenly finds himself in the middle of the worst terrorist attack in history.

McKenna will need all his strength and courage to save his niece and the lives of those around him. If he fails, then millions of people will die.

Washington is in crises. What can they do? Should they implement the Twenty-Fifth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States making the Vice President the Acting President?

Liberty, the first orbital city, is having its 10-year anniversary party! The President of the United States and his family will be attending. Everyone will be there.

Washington watches in horror as the terrorist attack unfolds. All options for them are gone. All eyes turn to Sheriff McKenna. He is their only hope.

Can Sheriff Mathew McKenna lead a small group of survivors that includes his niece, the First Lady of the United States (who did a tour of combat duty...as a Navy SEAL), and save the city? Can McKenna save the President of the United States? Or will they all die? Will millions of innocent lives be lost?

If you love action filled thrillers, then get this novel and join Sheriff Mathew McKenna and an amazing cast of characters, as they fight for each other, fight to save a city, and fight to stay alive.

“...this book was excellent, a real page-turner. Well written fun read.” (5-star review).

“Started one night late, finished the next morning.” (5-star review).

“...the ending is the best ending I have read in a long time. Do yourself a favor and read this book.” (5-star review).

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Path Unchosen (Daughter of Ravenswood Book 1)

by Kim Cleary


I should have died. People I trusted certainly tried hard enough.

Instead, I wake in a mysterious old mansion in the arms of an otherworldly stranger.

I can’t return to the orphanage, not after they tried to kill me. I won’t return to that life of fear and suspicion.

I know I’m different, but Magic? What the hell?

It gets worse. I can raise the dead. I’m dangerous. I can do great harm.

But mine is not the only secret in Winterhurst. A powerful sorcerer is waiting for the perfect moment to strike me down.

If I can’t learn to harness my gift—and resist the lure of disquieting dark power—he will end my new life before it’s even begun.

Fans of new adult urban fantasy, full of mystery with unpredictable twists and turns will devour this story. Scroll up and one-click now!

 
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Dark Blade: An Epic Fantasy Book (Adventures of Errol Amberdane 1)

by Robyn Wideman


A kingdom in crisis, a young boy with with unique powers, a secret quest filled with danger and excitement.

Errol Amberdane, son of one of the kingdom's famous heroes and one of the most feared mages, is coming into his own and learning how to survive his families notoriety. His passion is for the Great Library of Silvermire and all the magic and forbidden knowledge it holds.
When one of his teachers comes to him with a quest that his unique skills and library access makes him the perfect fit for; to destroy Ebonreaver, the dark blade, he accepts. But first he must survive school and a new girl arriving in his life who is sure to become his nemesis, or the perfect partner in crime.
With his trusty lizard companion, Baxter at his side, Errol goes on an adventure for the ages!

Over 200,000 words of exciting, fast paced teen sword and sorcery fantasy.
Originally released as the books The Library of Silvermire and The Alchemist's Plot.

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Heavy Influence: The Complete Series

by Ann Marie Frohoff

The complete, highly-rated, six book Heavy Influence Series. Where love makes and breaks the music. Heavy Influence takes you on a heart thumping journey through the trials and tribulations of a rising rockstar who reaches unimaginable fame, yet the only thing his heart desires is having the love of his life by his side. From angsty teenagers and forbidden love to lusty twenty-somethings, Jake & Alyssa will endure more than love and loss. Their happily-ever-after will bring more than bargained for.

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Salt & Stone: A Water Elemental Novel & Mermaid Fantasy (The Siren's Curse Book 1)

by A.L. Knorr


Sometimes you have a secret, and sometimes that secret has you.

Returning to Europe means saying goodbye to her friends again, but Targa––a powerful teenage siren and water elemental––has someone she loves waiting for her on the banks of the Baltic. When those closest to her encourage her to let Antoni in on her secret identity, Targa is torn between the promise she made her mother when she was just a child, and the desire to be honest. Will she keep her secret, or reveal her true self to the man she loves?

The last thing Targa and Mira want is to be separated, but Mira grows distant as the voice of the ocean becomes urgent, and its clear she is suffering. Will Targa and Mira's close-knit mother/daughter bond be strong enough to keep the irresistible call of the mermaid's salt-cycle at bay?

When someone who shouldn’t be alive turns up, Targa and Antoni are sucked into a breathless, whirlwind adventure leading them leagues under the ocean’s surface where even Targa’s great powers cannot save Antoni from an ancient force neither of them saw coming.

You will fall in love with these characters and wish the adventure would never end! Grab your copy and fall into a world of elemental magic, love, and mermaid lore like you’ve never experienced it before!

Salt & Stone is a continuation of the Elemental Origins Series by award winning and USA Today Bestselling Author, A.L.Knorr. The Siren's Curse Series is best enjoyed if readers have read Born of Water and/or The Elementals.
 

INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR:

Q: What makes your writing special and different?

A: I write cuss-free, no on-page sex fantasy stories featuring strong female protagonists, and themes of love, friendship, the environment (because its something I care deeply about), while delivering a fast-paced adventure. I’ve been told my writing is very cinematic and that readers can watch it play out on the screen of their mind in full-colour as they read. My Elemental Origins Series is non-linear, meaning it doesn’t have to be read starting at book 1, you can pick up any of the first 5 books and dive in because they all take place simultaneously.

I believe its an authors job in today’s world to nurture empathy, help the reader live another life and feel what its like to be in someone else’s shoes. I try to write as believable a fantasy world as possible, with characters who value life and care for one another. My antagonists are often somewhat faceless for part of the story, providing mystery, and they are also not ‘just bad guys’, they’re people with their own world view one might understand, even if you don’t agree with it. Most of all, I just want to tell a great story and make readers feel something - I’m told I do a good job at that.

Q: Aside from Salt & Stone, what other books do you write, and what order should I read them in?

A: I also write the bestselling Elemental Origins Series that chronicles Targa and 4 other girls as they venture beyond the borders of their Canadian home and experience transformational supernatural summer adventures. I recommend reading Born of Water before reading Salt & Stone.

If you like Melissa Meyer, Tamora Pierce, Leia Stone, Jaymin Eve, Cassandra Clare, Lauren Kate, Stephenie Meyer, Becca Fitzpatrick, or Michelle Madow, you will LOVE AL Knorr’s storytelling!

A.L. Knorr is a 2018 Readers Favorite Gold Medal Winner for Born of Water.

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Slayer Witch: A Demon Slayer Urban Fantasy

by Katie French


Nothing like getting your ass kicked by a demon on the way to the most important job interview of your life. 

But, that’s where I find myself right before trying to make a good impression on the supernatural investigation agency of my dreams. If I get the job, I can slay demons legally, unlike the criminal slaying I’ve been doing.

The only problem? I have to lie through my teeth about who I am or they’ll never hire me. 

But the good news is I’m great in a fight, even if I fight dirty. The even better news is there are lots of openings at the agency. Unfortunately, they were created by a murderous cartel known as the Viceroys who seem to be releasing the demons and using their powers to take out most of the agency’s staff. This gets me the job and moves me and the other wet-behind-the-ears interns right in harm’s way. 

Exactly where I like to be. 

The other interns don’t think much of me, and the feeling’s mutual, especially in the case of Dax Murphy. He may look like a Hemsworth brother, but he’s arrogant as hell. Not my type. Really. I’ve got a lot to focus on with keeping my identity secret and not getting my head cut off by a Viceroy. 

But maybe there’s more to Dax than eight-pack abs. And maybe secrets from the past don’t always stay buried.

If you like K.F. Breen, Patricia Briggs, Faith Hunter, Laurell K. Hamilton, Shannon Mayer, Kim Harrison, Ilona Andrews, Dannika Dark, and Jennifer Estep, you’ll enjoy this wildly fun read.

 

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