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Almost Persuaded In this Regency tale of Robert and Jane, New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh brings together former lovers who have seen beyond their past mistakes, and are determined to be together in this life and forever. Northanger Castle Caroline's obsession with Gothic novels serves as good training for a lifetime of destroying the undead with her newfound beau in this Regency by Colleen Gleason.Blood and PrejudiceIn fast-paced present-day New York City, Liz Bennett joins Mr. Darcy on his hunt to cure vampirism in New York Times bestselling author Susan Krinard's version of the classic story.Little to Hex HerEmma, a witch with a wizard boyfriend, runs a paranormal dating service in modern-day Washington, D.C., in this story from Janet Mullany.
To gain access to the secrets of a legendary alchemist, Rome's vampires have allied themselves with creatures as evil and bloodthirsty as they are. The new leader of the city's vampire hunters - Lady Victoria Gardella Grantworth de Lacy - reluctantly turns to the enigmatic Sebastian Vioget for help, just as Maximilian Pesaro arrives to aid his fellow slayers, no matter what the sacrifice. Desire puts her at the mercy of Sebastian, while loyalty binds her to Max, but she does not know if she can trust either. Especially when a seductive vampire begins luring her into the shadows. . .
Want a sneak peek? Download this free sample of The Chess Queen Enigma by Colleen Gleason.Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes have reluctantly agreed to act as social chaperones and undercover bodyguards for Princess Lurelia of Betrovia, who has arrived in London to deliver a letter that details the secret location of an ancient chess queen that's been missing for centuries. But when the letter--which will heal a centuries-old rift between England and the Betrovians--is stolen out from under Evaline and Mina's watchful eyes, the two girls are forced into a high-stakes race to ensure they find the chess queen before anyone else does. The Stoker and Holmes series is as culturally popular and compulsively readable as the Sherlock Holmes stories and Dracula were in the Victorian era.
Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes never meant to get into the family business. But when you're the sister of Bram and the niece of Sherlock, vampire hunting and mystery solving are in your blood. And when two society girls go missing, there's no one more qualified to investigate. Now fierce Evaline and logical Mina must resolve their rivalry, navigate the advances of not just one but three mysterious gentlemen, and solve murder with only one clue: a strange Egyptian scarab. The stakes are high. If Stoker and Holmes don't unravel why the belles of London society are in such danger, they'll become the next victims.
The world they knew is ashes...and five extraordinary survivors are humankind's last best hope, in New York Times bestselling author Colleen Gleason writing as Joss Ware's Envy ChroniclesThe Change that devastated the earth did not destroy Theo Waxnicki. It made him something more than human--eternally young, eternally beautiful...but not immortal. When he dies on a mission against the Strangers, he is lost to the darkness...until a miracle lady brings him back.Born during the apocalyptic storms and earthquakes that left the world in ruins, Selena's touch has the ability to ease pain. Now, as Theo starts to live again, to feel and desire again, the secrets they can never share make them targets. And love could be the ultimate betrayal.
Vampires have always lived among them, quietly attacking unsuspecting debutantes and dandified lords as well as hackney drivers and Bond Street milliners. If not for the vampire slayers of the Gardella family, these immortal creatures would have long taken over the world. In every generation, a Gardella is called to accept the family legacy, and this time, Victoria Gardella Grantworth is chosen, on the eve of her debut, to carry the stake. But as she moves between the crush of ballrooms and dangerous, moonlit streets, Victoria's heart is torn between London's most eligible bachelor, the Marquess of Rockley, and her enigmatic ally, Sebastian Vioget. And when she comes face to face with the most powerful vampire in history, Victoria must ultimately make the choice between duty and love. . .
THE CITY OF ROME GIVES RISE TO NEW ARMY OF VAMPIRES¿ As Victoria Gardella races across Europe to stop what could be the most deadly uprising vampire slayers have ever faced, she is accompanied by Sebastian Vioget, a man as tempting as he is devious. But when Victoria discovers that she has been betrayed by one of her most trusted allies, the truth will be her greatest challenge.
In Italy, a powerful vampire is amassing the power to control the souls of the dead. Lady Victoria Gardella - a vampire slayer for just over a year - races across Europe to stop what could be the most deadly army the Gardellas have ever faced. She is accompanied by Sebastian Vioget, a man as tempting as he is untrustworthy. When Victoria discovers that she has been betrayed by one of her most trusted allies, the truth will challenge all her powers as a slayer, and as a woman.
After the Affair of the Clockwork Scarab, Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes are eager to help Princess Alix with a new case. Seventeen-year-old Willa Aston is obsessed with spiritual mediums, convinced she is speaking with her mother from beyond the grave. What seems like a case of spiritualist fraud quickly devolves into something far more menacing: someone is trying to make Willa "appear lunatic," using an innocent-looking spiritglass to control her. The list of clues piles up: an unexpected murder, a gang of pickpockets, and the return of vampires to London. But are these events connected? As Uncle Sherlock would say, "there are no coincidences." It will take all of Mina's wit and Evaline's muscle to keep London's sinister underground at bay.
Dimitri, also known as the Earl of Corvindale, should be delighted that the headstrong Maia Woodmore is getting married. His mortal ward and houseguest has annoyed-and bewitched-the Dracule nobleman too long, and denying his animal cravings grows more excruciating by the day.Miss Woodmore's family has a rather...complicated history with the immortals. Marriage will give her safety, respectability and everything else a proper young lady could wish for. Everything, that is, except passion.In the looming battle between Dracule factions, all pretenses will shatter as Maia and Dimitri come together in an unholy union of danger, desperation and fiercest desire.
Skilled in the seduction of men, both mortal and immortal, Narcise Moldavi is the greatest weapon in her twisted brother's war among the Dracule. Until she falls for Giordan Cale.Her first searing encounter with Giordan seals their fierce connection. But Giordan's vow to help Narcise escape her brother's rule is followed by a betrayal more agonizing than sunlight.Wounded but determined, Narcise ensnares vampire hunter Chas Woodmore in her quest for revenge and to reclaim her life. He wants her, worships her, will kill for her. And the Dracule never forget a wrong-nor do they forgive.
Voss, also known as Viscount Dewhurst, relishes the sensual pleasures immortality affords. A member of the Dracule-a cabal of powerful, secretive noblemen-Voss has remained carefully neutral...until Angelica.Angelica Woodmore possesses the Sight, an ability invaluable to both sides of a looming war among the Dracule. Her very scent envelops Voss in a fog of hunger-for her body and her blood. But he is unprepared for the new desire that overcomes him-to protect her.Now Voss must battle his very nature to be with Angelica...but this vampire never backs down from a fight.
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