Ex-cop Lily Yu and werewolf Rule Turner's engagement announcement is stirring up ugly passions in the Humans First camp. There's hate mail, followed by death threats. And when a lupus in Tennessee goes on a killing spree, Lily realizes that it's only the opening skirmish in an all-out war.
FBI agent Cynna Weaver teams up with sorcerer Cullen Seabourne to help identify elected officials who have accepted demonic pacts. But the passion simmering between them-and their investigation-spiral out of control when an ancient prophecy is fulfilled.
View our feature on Eileen Wilks's Blood Magic. A new World of Lupi novel from "a true master of her craft" (Eternal Night) Lily Yu and Lupi prince Rule Turner have a bigger problem than their families not accepting their impending human/werewolf mixed marriage. A powerful ancient nemesis of Lily's grandmother has come to San Diego to turn the city into a feeding ground.
WHAT EXACTLY DO COWBOYS DO BEST? Seduction. Chase McGuire knew he shouldn't seduce his new, pretty boss lady. But he wanted Summer Callahan in the worst way. Wanted to show her what his work-roughened hands would feel like, as they rolled in the prickly hay in the barn, tangled in the cool sheets in his bed... EVERYTHING, HONEY! No man had ever made Summer feel the way Chase did. But she was a forever kind of woman and he was a wandering man who'd never commit to one place or one woman. Could Summer take a sultry, torrid affair and turn it into happily-ever-after?
All-new sensuous stories from four of today's most provocative authors. Laurell K. Hamilton MaryJanice Davidson Eileen Wilks Rebecca York Four favorite authors present their favorite characters in all-new tales of bloodlust, appetites that must be sated again and again, and the passion that feeds them.
Recovering from an attempt on his life by an FBI traitor, Lily Yu's boss forms a ghost unity that will operate in secret-and outside the law. Lily's conscience won't let her join. Her fiancé, lupi Rule Turner, has no such reservations. But when a senator is killed, Lily's decision becomes a matter of life and death-and all the magic in between.
After one sultry summer together, Dixie McCord's affair with Cole Ashton had grown chilly. Unable to stay with a man who put business before love, Dixie had left Napa, never expecting that one day she would return to Louret Vineyards--and once again feel the irresistible thrill of Cole's touch. Cole couldn't believe Dixie had agreed to work for him after their years apart, and he set plans in motion to seduce her. He'd fulfill all of his fantasies. . . and then leave her as she'd once left him. But the fire burned hotter with Dixie's every surrender, bringing her closer to his family's secrets. . . and his own melting heart.
When he learned Charlotte Masters was pregnant with his child, Rafe Connelly moved mountains to find her -- one step ahead of the killers who'd put a bounty on her head. Despite her protests, Rafe needed to keep Charlotte safe. For the sake of his unborn child, he'd do anything...even marry the woman who'd betrayed his family. Oozing confidence and masculinity, Rafe was irresistible. Charlotte knew she could deny him nothing. Hadn't she already shed her prim facade and satisfied his every desire in a torrid night of pure pleasure? But she couldn't accept his proposal, for to a woman with secrets, Rafe was as dangerous as the killers at her heels....
Lord Drew Harrington didn't believe in psychic nonsense-and he never seduced virgins. So why couldn't he stay away from the woman who claimed to be both? Shopkeeper Rose Giaberti seemed the least likely suspect when a bomb went off near Montebello's palace. Yet Rose had reported the bomb minutes before it exploded. Drew swore to learn the dark beauty's secrets and determine if Rose posed a threat to his royal family. . . ;. Rose knew what Drew suspected, yet she couldn't resist the intensely protective lord. Experiencing a whirlwind royal romance was less dangerous than trying to explain her gift. . . ;or that she'd dreamed Drew was her destiny!
In this urban fantasy novella set in New York Times bestselling author Eileen Wilks's world of the lupi, a family holiday provides respite from an ongoing war--but not without a few skirmishes of its own...Benedict would do anything to make Arjenie happy, even spend Christmas meeting her large, Wiccan, entirely human family. As a lupi warrior who's lived most of his life at Clanhome, Benedict is more than a little nervous. He isn't used to fitting in with humans, let alone a family who celebrates the Wiccan holiday of Yule. Benedict even asked his brother for advice about clothes, hoping to create the right impression. So it's a shame that things go wrong from the moment he steps out of the car . . .Praise for the Novels of the Lupi"I remember Eileen Wilks's characters long after the last page is turned."--Kay Hooper, New York Times bestselling author"Grabs you on the first page and never lets go."--Patricia Briggs, #1 New York Times bestselling authorHuman Error originally appeared in the anthology Tied with a Bow
An urban fantasy novella from USA Today bestselling author Eileen Wilks's world of the lupi, where the darkest magic will leave its mark... FBI Agent Lily Yu is turning twenty-nine--a milestone she's decidedly ambivalent about. But her birthday celebration is cut short when the naked, heavily tattooed body of a man is found in a Northern California town. The victim was David Pruitt, and years ago, he was close friends with Rule Turner, prince of the lupi. At first it seems like a bizarre ritual killing, but there's more than magic afoot: David wasn't human. And the killer isn't finished... Human Nature originally appeared in the anthology Inked. Includes a teaser for the upcoming novel Mind Magic, out November 2015. Praise for the Novels of the Lupi "Grabs you on the first page and never lets go."--Patricia Briggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Full of intrigue, danger, and romance."--Fresh Fiction "I remember Eileen Wilks's characters long after the last page is turned."--Kay Hooper, New York Times bestselling author
Out of the shadows of USA Today bestselling author Eileen Wilks's World of the Lupi series comes an enthralling novella of a man and woman whose true natures could be the death of them... Certain people in Midland, Texas, are dying. All of them were Gifted, and all of them have been drained of their blood. Kai is a reluctant telepath with a skewed Gift--she sees thoughts instead of experiencing them. So, unlike other Midlanders, she can intuit that they have a "Guardian." She also knows that the Guardian Nathan isn't human. His true nature hasn't been divined. Neither has hers. But when another one of the Gifted is found dead, Kai herself becomes a suspect. And only Nathan can save her. Previously published in On the Prowl. Includes a preview of Eileen Wilks's Mortal Ties, coming September 2012.
Four of today's hottest urban fantasy writers together for the first time! From today's most provocative authors come four tales of urban fantasy and paranormal romance exploring body art that is more than it seems--in a world of magic and mayhem that always leaves its mark. This captivating tattoo theme surrounds each author's popular characters and worlds: Karen Chance's war mage Lia de Croissets, Marjorie M. Liu's demon-hunter Maxine Kiss, Yasmine Galenorn's Otherworld Intelligence Agency operative Camille D'Artigo, and Eileen Wilk's Lupi world. From the Back Cover: New York Times bestselling author Karen Chance's "Skin Deep" tells the tale of a war mage in Las Vegas who stumbles across an ominous magical ward that appears as a dragon on her skin--and has a mind of its own... When New York Times bestselling author Marjorie M. Liu's demon hunter Maxine Kiss investigates a grisly murder, she finds herself involved in a conspiracy dating back to World War II--and a secret mission that her grandmother may have carried out for the U.S. government, one that involves the mysterious "Armor of Roses." In New York Times bestselling author Yasmine Galenorn's "Etched in Silver," a supernatural agent is on the trail of a sadistic serial killer when an unexpected--and dangerously seductive--ally comes to her aid, setting in motion a magical ritual that may end up binding them together, body and soul. When the magically tattooed body of a man is found in a Northern California town, FBI Agent Lily Yu is drawn into the case. Trouble is, the victim wasn't human-and the killer isn't finished in USA Today bestselling author Eileen Wilks's "Human Nature."
Four of today's hottest urban fantasy writers together for the first time! From today's most provocative authors come four tales of urban fantasy and paranormal romance exploring body art that is more than it seems-in a world of magic and mayhem that always leaves its mark. This captivating tattoo theme surrounds each author's popular characters and worlds: Karen Chance's war mage Lia de Croissets, Marjorie M. Liu's demon-hunter Maxine Kiss, Yasmine Galenorn's Otherworld Intelligence Agency operative Camille D'Artigo, and Eileen Wilk's Lupi world.
Known as the Iceman for his cool, controlled business dealings, enigmatic Jacob West planned his takeovers with precision - and always succeeded. So when Jacob needed a wife to secure his massive inheritance, he plotted to "acquire" the perfect bride, Claire McGuire. The vulnerable beauty reluctantly agreed, for she desperately needed the fortress of Jacob's protection. Though love would be off-limits, passion would heed no boundaries. Now Jacob was shaken by the deep possessiveness his bride-to-be awakened. Had this ferocious Texas power broker been overpowered. . . by love?
HUSBAND FOR HIRE?The secluded beach house was the perfect honeymoon hideaway. And Dr. Sara Grace was there with her real-life fantasy man. Except that the man she called "husband" really wasn't her spouse.Dark, brooding Raz Rasmussin had a very strong interest in Sara's body-in a professional sense, of course. Raz had been hired to guard Sara from a ruthless killer. So to better protect her, they pretended to be married. But then the "newlyweds" began their honeymoon very seriously. Trouble was, the last time the confirmed bachelor had mixed business with pleasure, the consequences had been fatal. Now, more than Sara's heart was at stake....
"I'M WHAT?!" The doctor had confirmed it--Jacy James was two months pregnant. Her torrid, twelve-hour affair with Tom Rasmussin had apparently left her more than just satisfied. Trouble was, the father-to-be had run off while the tousled sheets were still hot. Now Jacy had to tell him the news....Detective Tom Rasmussin hadn't been able to get Jacy or that searing night of passion out of his mind. So when he learned he was going to be a daddy, well, marriage seemed the right thing to do. But the proud woman turned him down flat. And now this determined bachelor had to convince Jacy that one night of passion could mean a lifetime of happiness....
CELEBRATION 1000 DEBUT AUTHOR "WHO'S BEEN SLEEPING IN MY BED?" She woke up cold, practically naked and in a stranger's bed. Sophie couldn't remember a thing...and she sure didn't recognize the brooding loner who was nursing her back to health. But still she felt drawn to the tempting mountain man.... The last thing Seth Brogan wanted in his cabin was a mysterious, sexy woman. Especially since he could tell she was running from something-or someone. But Seth wasn't as tough as he pretended, and he soon realized he couldn't refuse to help this damsel in distress. CELEBRATION 1000: Come celebrate the publication of the 1000th Silhouette Desire, with scintillating love stories by some of your favorite writers!
Fans wait with bated breath for their new novels. Now, Christine Feehan, Katherine Sutcliffe, Fiona Brand, and Eileen Wilks give them a taste of what they've asks for in four stories of the most daring kind of love...
A few minutes in the Love Me Tender Chapel, and Maggie Stewart had toppled the giant of all bachelors, sexy-as-sin Luke West. But their marriage came with an expiration date - on payment of Luke's colossal inheritance. The honorable horseman promised to rein in his powerful wife-craving, for he'd never compromise precious Maggie. But his bride had vowed to push her husband to the brink of pounding desire, then offer herself as satisfaction - on one condition. . . that their loving last not just one night, but a lifetime!
Seely Jones might have been able to see auras, but when Ben McClain got his first good look at the mysterious woman who saved him from a near-fatal car crash, all he could see was a pair of never-ending legs and soulful eyes. When Seely agreed to move in to Ben's house and nurse his wounds full-time, he wasn't sure if he could withstand the sweet torture of her by his bedside day and night. Seely had secrets, hidden talents, a shadowed past. But in Ben's arms she wasn't the elusive earth mother she seemed, but a fiery temptress he was determined to keep in his bed...and in his life forever.
A covert rescue mission left special forces operative Michael West stranded in a tropical wilderness with beautiful Alyssa Kelleher. The military renegade was to deliver the damsel to safety, but his instincts insisted on another destination-his bed. Michael's strict code of honor kept his hunger for Alyssa in check...until one torrid kiss toppled all reason. Loving Alyssa opened a door to unrivaled intimacy, and Michael vowed to make the fiery widow his wife! For she was his temptation, and how better to live with fervent desire than to fulfill it...night after night after night...?
WAY OUT WESTLONE-STAR LONER?Nathan Jones was the richest rancher around-but he was the outcast of Bitter Creek, Texas. Once his hometown's Prince Charming, his love for the wrong woman had cost another man his life. Now a fallen hero, Nate swore no one would ever break through the impenetrable fortress he'd built around his heart.But Nate had never counted on the sweet beauty of Hannah McBride. What was it about his injured brother's nurse that had Nate hungering for her healing touch? Even though her innocent heart was as transparent as a glass slipper, hadn't Nate learned there was no such thing as happily ever after?Because there's nothing like a cowboy.
WHEN SUCH GOOD FRIENDS BECOME LOVERS, IT'S FOR KEEPS. Jack would do anything for Annie. He'd even tell her he loved her, if that's what she needed to hear. But Jack doesn't believe in the promises love makes. He believes in friendship, and he wants to keep Annie forever--as a friend. But sometimes friends become lovers . . . Annie is crazy about Jack, and always has been. But he's a heartache waiting to happen for any women foolish enough to become involved with him. The only way to keep a man like him around is to be his friend--and only his friend. Promises--the ones made and not kept, the ones meant but not made--tore these two friends apart. But when Jack is threatened by a mysterious enemy who also threatens Annie, keeping Annie safe is more important than pride or pain. More important than anything.
FBI agent Lily Yu's mind is a dangerous place to be in the latest Novel of the Lupi...Thanks to the mindspeech lessons she's receiving from the black dragon, Lily is temporarily benched from Unit Twelve--until her brain acclimates and the risk of total burnout passes. At least she has her new husband, lupi Rule Turner, to keep her occupied.But when her mentor calls in a favor and sends Lily to a murder scene, she's suddenly back on active status--despite the hallucinations she can't keep at bay. With one touch, Lily knows the man was killed by magic, but her senses don't warn her how far the conspiracy goes...A shadowy force within the government wants to take Unit Twelve down, and they don't mind killing to achieve their goal. With none of her usual resources, Lily is up against impossible odds--because with her mind in disarray, she can't trust anything she sees.From the Paperback edition.
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