The fabled desert kingdom of Zulheina was Tariq's birthright, and he was a man who held tightly what belonged to him. And that meant he had to reclaim a very special woman--the woman who had broken his heart years before in New Zealand. And once he had lured her to this distant land, he meant to keep his new bride here forever. . . . But Jasmine Coleridge was not as easily tamed as he had imagined. Her beguiling blend of untouched innocence and dazzling sensuality threatened, once again, to bring the haughty sheikh to his knees--and made him wonder who was the true prisoner. . . .
MELTING FROSTY by Maggie Shayne For Matt, Christmas has aroused painful memories ever since his father died, leaving his family all but destitute and Matt with far too much responsibility too soon. Holly lost her family in a tragedy- - but found solace and strength in the holidays her family loved so much. So when Matt and Holly cross paths, it's more than fate - it's a chance for both of them to find the one perfect gift they have both searched for all their lives... CHARLOTTE'S WEB by Erin McCarthy For the longest time, Charlotte Murphy has burned for Will Thornton. But as far as Charlotte can tell, Will sees her only as a friend. Tired of waiting for Will to recognize her as the sexy, wanton woman she truly is, Charlotte decides to fall back on her genes - and embrace the witch within her. Her newfound powers offer a tempting way to get what she wants out of who she wants. But does she really want a man like Will to love her because of witchcraft - or because he wants to? BEAT OF TEMPTATION by Nalini Singh Young Tamsyn has always held a special place in her heart for her powerful fellow packmember Nate. But as a dominant male leopard in the pack, the more experienced Nate doesn't want to trap Tamsyn into the fierce demands of the mating bond - a bond driven by the animal within - when she's hardly had the chance to grow into a woman. But Tamsyn knows what she wants for Christmas, and she's going to get it ... GIFTS OF THE MAGI by Jean Johnson Steve Bethel and his fiancée, Rachel, could use a few miracles right about now - the family bed-and-breakfast is mortgaged to the hilt, the biggest blizzard in half a century is ruining the shortest day of the year, and their guests are canceling right and left. Then three strangers show up at what seems like the darkest hour, looking for a place to stay for the holidays ...
La cuarta novela de la serie El Gremio de los Cazadores.En la cosmopolita ciudad de Nueva York ha aparecido una cabeza cortada con una extraña marca grabada en la mejilla. El Gremio de los Cazadores no tarda en designar a un experto en lenguas para descifrar el intrincado tatuaje. A partir de ese momento, Honor St. Nicholas se convierte en la encargada de llevar la investigación.Pero Raphael también ha mandado a alguien de su confianza: Dimitri, un peligroso vampiro.En su primer encuentro, la tensión entre Honor y Dimitri se puede cortar con un cuchillo. Pese a su terror a los vampiros, Honor no puede evitar sentirse fascinada por ese hombre misterioso y letal, y él no consigue dominar la feroz atracción que siente hacia la cazadora.«Un romance paranormal insuperable.»Love Vampires
Separated from her son and forced to create a neural implant that will mean the effective enslavement of her psychically gifted race, Ashaya Aleine is the perfect Psy--cool, calm, emotionless--at least on the surface. Inside, she's fighting a desperate battle to save her son and free them both from the vicious cold of the PsyNet. Yet when escape comes, it leads not to safety but to the lethal danger of a sniper's embrace. DarkRiver sniper Dorian Christensen lost his sister to a Psy killer. Though he lacks the changeling ability to shift into animal form, his leopard lives within. And that leopard's rage at the brutal loss is a clawing darkness that hungers for vengeance. Falling for a Psy has never been on Dorian's agenda, but charged with protecting Ashaya and her son, he discovers that passion has a way of changing the rules...
The hardcover debut of New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh and her highly acclaimed Psy/Changeling novels. Since the moment of her defection from the PsyNet and into the SnowDancer wolf pack, Sienna Lauren has had one weakness... Hawke. Alpha and dangerous, he compels her to madness. Hawke is used to walking alone, having lost the woman who would've been his mate long ago. But Sienna fascinates the primal heart of him, even as he tells himself she is far too young to handle the wild fury of the wolf. Then Sienna changes the rules--and suddenly, there is no more distance, only the most intimate of battles between two people who were never meant to meet. Yet as they strip away each other's secrets in a storm of raw emotion, they must also ready themselves for a far more vicious fight... A deadly enemy is out to destroy SnowDancer, striking at everything they hold dear, but it is Sienna's darkest secret that may yet savage the pack that is her home--and the alpha who is its heartbeat.
Once upon a time...the Blood Sorcerer vanquished the kingdom of Elden. To save their children, the queen scattered them to safety and the king filled them with vengeance. Only a magical timepiece connects the four royal heirs. Now they must return and save Elden...and time is running out....As the dark Lord who condemns souls to damnation in the Abyss, Micah is nothing but a feared monster. He has no idea he is the last heir of Elden. Only one woman knows-the daughter of his enemy. Liliana sees past his impenetrable black armor to the prince inside. To help Micah remember, she must brave his dark, dangerous lair. Because they only have until midnight to save Elden.
Once upon a time...the Blood Sorcerer vanquished the kingdom of Elden. To save their children, the queen scattered them to safety and the king filled them with vengeance. Only a magical timepiece connects the four royal heirs...and time is running out. ... As the dark Lord who condemns souls to damnation in the Abyss, Micah is nothing but a feared monster wrapped in impenetrable black armor. He has no idea he is the last heir of Elden, its last hope. Only one woman knows-the daughter of his enemy. Liliana is nothing like her father, the Blood Sorcerer who'd cursed Micah. She sees past Micah's armor to the prince inside. A prince whose sinful touch she craves. But first she has to brave his dark, dangerous lair and help him remember. Because they only have till midnight to save Elden.
Clay, un centinela del clan de DarkRiver, era muy joven cuando su amor y su instinto protector le impulsaron a matar al hombre que había abusado de la pequeña Tally, su mejor amiga. El paso por el correccional terminó de anular su herencia materna, tierna y humana, que ha sido suplantada por la fiereza felina heredada de su padre, un cambiante leopardo. Tally también quedó marcada para siempre por la violencia de su padrastro y el ataque salvaje que terminó con su vida, que ella presenció. Pero ahora, tras dejar atrás unos años turbulentos, dedica todo su tiempo y energías a ayudar a los niños de la calle. Cuando sus protegidos empiezan a desaparecer, decide recurrir de nuevo a Clay.Aunque el reencuentro está cargado de tensiones puesto que al centinela le cuesta perdonarle por todo lo que le ha ocultado durante años, el leopardo que lleva dentro no está dispuesto a perder otra vez a la mujer que siempre ha querido proteger y poseer...Ahora, dos décadas después de aquellos terribles incidentes en los que ambos se vieron implicados, Clay y Tally se unen de nuevo en una carrera contrarreloj para salvar vidas inocentes. Pero antes deberán ser capaces de superar el pasado, a cambio de no perder el tesoro más preciado que comparten.«Lo mejor en la romántica paranormal.»Publishers Weekly
A ghost returns from a leopard changeling's past, making him question everything--even his instincts... Clay Bennett is a powerful DarkRiver sentinel, but he grew up in the slums with a human mother, never knowing his changeling father. As a young boy without the bonds of Pack, he tried to stifle his animal nature. He failed... and committed the most extreme act of violence, killing a man, and lost his best friend, Talin, in the bloody aftermath. Everything good in him died the day he was told that she, too, was dead. Talin McKade barely survived a childhood drenched in bloodshed and terror. Now a new nightmare stalks her--the street children she works to protect are disappearing and turning up dead. Determined to keep them safe, she unlocks the darkest secret in her heart and returns to ask the help of the strongest man she knows... Clay lost Talin once. He will not let her go again and hungers to possess her with a clawing need born of the leopard within. As they race to save the innocent, Clay and Talin must face the violent truths of their past... or lose everything that ever mattered...
From New York Times bestselling authors Charlaine Harris and Nalini Singh, and national bestselling authors Ilona Andrews and Meljean Brook, come tales of man's worst friend. . . In these hound-eat-hound worlds, anything goes... and everything bites. Follow paranormal bodyguards Clovache and Batanya into Lucifer's realm, where they encounter his fearsome four-legged pets in Charlaine Harris'sThe Britlingens Go to Hell. Seek out a traitor in the midst of a guild of non-lethal vampire trackers, one that intends to eradicate the entire species of bloodsuckers, in Nalini Singh'sAngels' Judgment. Find out why the giant three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hades has left the underworld for the real world--and whose scent he's following--in Ilona Andrews'sMagic Mourns. Embark on a perilous search for the kidnapped niece of a powerful vampire alongside her blind--and damn sexy--companion and a hellhound in Meljean Brook'sBlind Spot. These four novellas by today's hottest paranormal authors will have hellhound lovers everywhere howling.
En una sociedad donde el poder está en manos de quienes niegan las emociones, aceptar el afecto, los sentimientos y el amor puede ser devastador.Los psi gobiernan el mundo. Lo han conseguido a un alto precio: suprimir todo aquello que les hacía humanos para convertirse en una raza fríamente perfecta. Sascha Duncan, sin embargo, percibe emociones que apenas logra controlar. Si los otros psi la descubren, será «rehabilitada».Lucas Hunter es el alfa del clan de los DarkRiver, un cambiante ávido de todas esas sensaciones e impulsos que los psi desprecian. Ahora debe introducirse en la cerrada y elitista sociedad de los psi para atrapar a un asesino en serie, y para ello no duda en utilizar a Sascha# hasta que una parte de él empieza a sentirse extrañamente atraído por esa gélida psi que oculta algo.«Un libro indispensable, incluso para quienes no se hayan iniciado en el género paranormal.»Romantic TimesSerie Psi/Cambiantes, 1
El talento psíquico de Faith NightStar ha enriquecido a su clan. Gracias a sus predicciones sobre el futuro del mundo de las finanzas, los psi han llenado sus arcas. Pero el precio que ella ha tenido que pagar es muy alto: el más absoluto de los aislamientos.Habituada al gélido silencio, Faith teme por su cordura cuando comienzan a atormentarla unas sangrientas visiones de muerte que la desconciertan, ya que las emociones fueron erradicadas de entre los psi hace mucho tiempo y la violencia, lo único que puede desencadenar esos actos tan terribles, también fue eliminada. Su padre le informa de que su hermana ha sido asesinada, y en ese momento Faith comprende la naturaleza de estas percepciones: solo ella tiene la clave para descubrir quién le arrebató la vida a su hermana.Vaughn DAngelo, mitad hombre mitad jaguar, observa fascinado a esta mujer que se ha adentrado en su mundo para solicitar la ayuda de la única persona de su especie que renunció a todo por quedarse en el sensual mundo de los cambiantes. Desprotegida y frágil, Vaughn sabe que solo podrá acercarse a ella de un modo: capturando al asesino antes de que los psi logren silenciarla para siempre..."Una lectura imprescindible para todos mis seguidores. Nalini Singh posee un enorme talento."Christine Feehan
Passion and reason collide with explosive force in the newest installment of Singh's "New York Times"-bestselling Psy/Changelings series. As a conflict with Pure Psy looms on the horizon, two powerful wolves fight a far more intimate war of their own.
Lord of the Vampires by New York Times bestselling author Gena ShowalterLord of Rage by Jill MonroeLord of the Wolfyn by Jessica AndersonLord of the Abyss by New York Times bestselling author Nalini SinghOnce upon a time the Blood Sorcerer vanquished the kingdom of Elden. To save their children, the queen scattered them to safety and the king filled them with vengeance. Only a magical timepiece connects the four royal heirs. Now they must return and save Elden...and time is running out.... Don't miss this wonderful collection of romances led by NYT bestselling author Gena Showalter. Jessica Andersen, Jill Monroe and NYT bestselling author Nalini Singh round out the stories.
EVERY MARRIAGE HAS ITS SECRETSThey were reconciling. That was all Caleb Callaghan could focus on when his estranged wife, Vicki, shared the news of her pregnancy. He was determined that this time their marriage would succeed, no matter what it took. But was Vicki's price too high? She wanted more than his love and support. . . she demanded honesty between them, starting with his secrets. But there was something in Caleb's past he could not--would not--share. For the truth would only destroy them.
In a world that denies emotions, where the ruling Psy punish any sign of desire, Sascha Duncan must conceal the feelings that brand her as flawed. To reveal them would be to sentence herself to the horror of "rehabilitation"--the complete psychic erasure of everything she ever was... Both human and animal, Lucas Hunter is a Changeling hungry for the very sensations the Psy disdain. After centuries of uneasy coexistence, these two races are now on the verge of war over the brutal murders of several Changeling women. Lucas is determined to find the Psy killer who butchered his packmate, and Sascha is his ticket into their closely guarded society. But he soon discovers that this ice-cold Psy is very capable of passion--and that the animal in him is fascinated by her. Caught between their conflicting worlds, Lucas and Sascha must remain bound to their identities--or sacrifice everything for a taste of darkest temptation...
In a world that denies emotions, where the ruling Psy punish any sign of desire, Sascha Duncan must conceal the feelings that brand her as flawed.
Discover the exhilarating risks of passion in the breathtaking new Psy-Changeling novel by Nalini Singh, the New York Times bestselling "alpha author of paranormal romance" (Booklist). Adria, wolf changeling and resilient soldier, has made a break with the past--one as unpredictable in love as it was in war. Now comes a new territory, and a devastating new complication: Riaz, a SnowDancer lieutenant already sworn to a desperate woman who belongs to another. For Riaz, the primal attraction he feels for Adria is a staggering betrayal. For Adria, his dangerous lone-wolf appeal is beyond sexual. It consumes her. It terrifies her. It threatens to undermine everything she has built of her new life. But fighting their wild compulsion toward one another proves a losing battle. Their coming together is an inferno and a melding of two wounded souls who promise each other no commitment, no ties, no bonds. Only pleasure. Too late, they realize that they have more to lose than they ever imagined. Drawn into a cataclysmic Psy war that may alter the fate of the world itself, they must make a decision that might just break them both.
A PSY/CHANGELING NOVELLA New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh's phenomenal Psy/Changeling series continues with this sensual exploration of the searing joys and unexpected challenges of mating... SnowDancer healer Lara knows primal ecstasy. She wakes to it every morning, skin-to-skin with the hard male body of the quiet, powerful telepath who is her mate. Lean muscle and rough heat, Walker is the only man she has ever wanted to call her own. But being mated to a man formed in the ice-cold cage of the PsyNet has its challenges. Born into a race where emotion is a crime, Walker's will is a creation of cold steel. Scarred by the life he has lived, the terrible choices he was forced to make, he never expected to find happiness. Now, his heart belongs to Lara and he will fight to the death to protect the bond between them...even knowing he might have been too long in the ice of the PsyNet to give her what she needs. Before Lara and Walker can claim the wild, beautiful promise of their future, they must first face the painful shadows of the past... Includes a preview of the upcoming PSY/CHANGELING novel Heart of Obsidian! Texture of Intimacy previously appeared in Wild Invitation
Used to cold silence, Faith NightStar is suddenly being tormented by dark visions of blood and murder. A bad sign for anyone, but worse for Faith, an F-Psy with the highly sought after ability to predict the future. Then the visions show her something even more dangerous-aching need...exquisite pleasure. But so powerful is her sight, so fragile the state of her mind, that the very emotions she yearns to embrace could be the end of her. Changeling Vaughn D Angelo can take the form of either man or jaguar, but it is his animal side that is overwhelmingly drawn to Faith. The jaguar's instinct is to claim this woman it finds so utterly fascinating, and the man has no argument. But while Vaughn craves sensation and hungers to pleasure Faith in every way, desire is a danger that could snap the last threads of her sanity. And there are Psy who need Faith's sight for their own purposes. They must keep her silenced-and keep her from Vaughn.
In Beat of Temptation, innocent Tamsyn has always had a place in her heart for Nathan, a blooded DarkRiver sentinel. But is she ready for the fierce demands of the mating bond? In Stroke of Enticement, a wary young teacher, skeptical about love, arouses the man--and the animal--in an aggressive leopard changeling who must prove his affections are true. Plus NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED In Declaration of Courtship, Grace, a shy submissive wolf, finds herself pursued by the last man she ever would have imagined a SnowDancer lieutenant said to be mad, bad, and dangerous to know. Plus NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED In Texture of Intimacy, SnowDancer healer Lara discovers the searing joys-- and unexpected challenges--of being mated to quiet, powerful Walker, a man used to keeping his silence.
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