This novella is a prequel to the Castle of Dark Dreams series, as the author says in her introduction "I kept returning to the very beginning. Before the castle opened its doors to those hoping to live their hidden dreams, before the sexy vampires and intriguing women who loved them heated these rooms, there was another story. I hope you enjoy Amanda and Conleth in 'Color Me Wicked'."
A magnificent creature, Utah wants vengeance against the bloodsuckers who murdered his brother. Once the beast within him is unleashed, he won't rest until every vampire is destroyed. But he never expected to encounter a leader of his immortal enemies who was so beautiful, bewitching . . . and mortal. It is Lia's destiny and her duty to stop the renegade vampires who are intent on annihilating the human and non-human races alike. But she never dreamed that Utah, once a deadly foe, would now become her ally and protector, or that loving him would be more dangerous than anything she's ever faced before. For when Utah frees his predator soul, there will be no end to the carnage.
An investigative reporter has come to the Galveston amusement park Live the Fantasy to do an expose on the rumors of sexual escapades that are happening at the adult park. But what happens when she's sidetracked from her story by the sexy handyman at the Castle of Dark Dreams? A handyman who happens to be a vampire, and who has a secret agenda that could damage Kristin if she's not careful...
Cindy Harper had an ice-cream flavor for every emotion, but nothing was smooth enough to cool down her dark fantasies about uber alpha male Thrain Davis.
He is the MVP of the future's hottest sport. In the year 2502, sex is a spectator sport, and Brian Byrne is its undisputed champion. He plays with a passion for the game, never for the woman. So why does he feel burned out, used up, and in need of a vacation? A few weeks in a simpler time where he doesn't have to think about sex sounds great. She wants a perfect night of pleasure. Ally O'Neill is having a career crisis. She is the best-selling author of a series on how to be the perfect wife. She is also recently divorced, so her perfect wife theory obviously needs fine-tuning. Her publisher now wants Ally to write about a night of sexual pleasure from a single woman's perspective. What does she know about sex and today's single woman? Nothing. Ally requires a consultant with sex-god credentials. Ally and Brian meet in 2002 beside the ruins of an Irish castle. Ally believes she needs Brian for only one night, but soon realizes she wants him to be her forever-man. Brian thinks no woman can tempt him, but Ally quickly has him trying to renegotiate the no-sex clause in his contract. In a world where no one has ever heard of the Testosterone Titans, Brian is about to discover that scoring is a lot less fun than falling in love.
Stranded by the side of a New York highway on Christmas Eve, Kathy Bartlett wished she was somewhere warm. Suddenly she was in Scotland in 1542.
Suddenly transported to sixteenth-century Scotland, Kathy vows to keep cool by avoiding a notorious rake, but finds things heating up faster than she can control.
Four of today's most exciting paranormal authors take readers into the thrilling realm of vampires, immortals, and other supernatural beings with a thirst for illicit desire...Out Of Control by Alexandra IvyPh.D student Angela Locke has a crush on her sexy professor, Dr. Nikolo Bartrev. When she learns he's actually a Sentinel with extraordinary powers, she joins forces with him to catch a psychopath. But soon, their hottest pursuit is of each other... Ties That Bind by Nina BangsCassie Tyler agrees to sub for her friend at the funeral home where she works. But she gets more than she bargained for when a group of men attack her and a vampire comes to her rescue. . . In Still Darkness by Dianne DuvallImmortal Richart d'Alençon can't forget the woman who rewarded him with a sensuous kiss after he saved her from a trio of vampires. While Richart knows that loving a human can only bring trouble, the taste of forbidden lust is too great to resist. . .High Stakes by Hannah JayneWhen vampire fashionista Nina LaShay's design contest rival is found dead, she's the prime suspect. Sexy photographer Pike is number two. He's the kind of man who makes Nina salivate. But will she have to reveal herself to have him--and to save them both? Or does Pike have a secret of his own?
Never Tempt FateIt's been a hell of a day for Abby Barlow. In just a few hours, she's survived an explosion, watched her employer die, had a startling dream, and now she finds herself in a seedy Chicago hotel with the sexy, unearthly Dante, a man she both desires and fears.For 341 years, Dante has stood as guardian to The Chalice, a mortal woman chosen to hold back the darkness. A terrible twist of fate has now made Abby that woman. Three hours ago, Dante would have used all his charms to seduce her. Now she is his to protect. And he will do so until his very death. In this dazzling, sensual novel, Dianne Duvall beckons readers into a world of vampires, immortals, and humans with extraordinary gifts. . .where passion can last forever, if you're willing to pay the price. . .Once, Sarah Bingham's biggest challenge was making her students pay attention in class. Now, after rescuing a wounded stranger, she's landed in the middle of a battle between corrupt vampires and powerful immortals who also need blood to survive. Roland Warbrook is the most compelling man Sarah has ever laid hands on. But his desire for her is mingled with a hunger he can barely control. . .Sick of wrongful-death lawsuits every time a full moon comes around? Call the Underworld Detection Agency.As a human immune to magic, Sophie Lawson can help everyone from banshee to zombie transition into normal, everyday San Francisco life. With a handsome werewolf as her UDA boss and a fashionista vampire for a roommate, Sophie knows everything there is to know about the undead, the unseen, and the uncanny. . .Sick of wrongful-death lawsuits every time a full moon comes around? Call the Underworld Detection Agency.As a human immune to magic, Sophie Lawson can help everyone from banshee to zombie transition into normal, everyday San Francisco life. With a handsome werewolf as her UDA boss and a fashionista vampire for a roommate, Sophie knows everything there is to know about the undead, the unseen, and the uncanny. . .
Book contains 4 stories of romance all interwoven with chocolate. The settings are international and the stories should satisfy the readers of romance. Explicit descriptions of sex.
For those looking for crashing waves, intense heat, body oil, and men who give new meaning to a day at the beach-look no further. Three of today's most talented authors deliver all-new stories of the hunks who work and play at the sizzling seashore. By no means beach bums, these irresistible guys are as ripped as the waves and smooth as the sand. No shirts required.
Contemporary holiday tales by three bestselling authors are gathered in this special collection that is sure to remind readers of the greatest gift of all: love. Includes the stories Man with a Golden Bow by Bangs, Fever by Sandra Hill, and Santa Reads Romance by Dara Joy. Original.
USA Today bestselling author Nina Bangs once again tempts readers to enter the Castle of Dark Dreams where private pleasures and devilish fantasies come true, and where the men who breathe life into women's ultimate desires burn with their own supernatural fire... After another attempt to enliven the heavenly halls, the angel Passion is sent to Earth to tame her naughty nature--by bringing goodness and light to the sinful Castle of Dark Dreams, the adult fantasy playground. There she finds herself cast in the role of virgin bait to trap a marauding demon. Passion thinks the game is harmless until she sees the man playing the demon. His name is Edge, and Passion senses darkness in him beyond any she's ever dreamed. Edge may play a demon, but he is something much worse. His past is littered with pain and destruction, and that's the way he likes it. Now he must prove to himself and others that he is what he's always been: cold and emotionless. But as danger threatens and his need for Passion heats up, he finds himself balanced on love's wicked edge...
View our feature on Nina Bangs' Wicked Fantasy.In an adult theme park, the Castle of Dark Dreams is home to three extraordinary brothers who promise ultimate fulfillment for any woman bold enough to accept their sensual challenge... Living under a goddess's curse, Conall O'Rourke must "serve and protect" his most bitter-and beautiful-enemy. He plans to do it in the hottest way possible.Watch a Windows Media trailer for this book.
Return to the Castle of Dark Dreams, where USA Today bestselling author Nina Bangs lures readers into a world of pleasure, adventure, and revenge... Thorn Mackenzie was a young Viking when he met Sparkle Stardust long ago. She used him and then abandoned him. Over a thousand years later, he has finally found a way to repay her. Employing his power of persuasion, he assembles a team that can create the ultimate fantasies and illusions. The group will work together in Nirvana, the amazing amusement park Thorn has built--right across the street from Sparkle's Castle of Dark Dreams. To fight back before Thorn bleeds her business dry, Sparkle must hire a spy. Kay Stanley needs extra money, so she reluctantly agrees to do some sneaking and peeking for Sparkle. But as she gets closer to Thorn, she discovers they have a lot more in common than just a need to crush the competition and a willingness to fight dirty. As sexual tension between them mounts, she finds it harder to see the gorgeous Viking as her enemy. But with an evil force working to destroy their city, they may not survive long enough for her to help him overcome his... Wicked Memories.
In an adult theme park, the Castle of Dark Dreams is home to three extraordinary brothers who promise ultimate fulfillment for any woman bold enough to accept their sensual challenge.
View our feature on Nina Bangs's Wicked Pleasure.Second in the sizzling supernatural trilogy from the USA Today bestselling author. In an adult theme park, the Castle of Dark Dreams is home to three powerful brothers-each with a special gift for the woman bold enough to live out her secret fantasies.
A man (actually a demon) who can't say no meets a woman (actually a demon hunter) who won't say yes...
All Ivy had ever wanted was a safe, secure life with no drama. <P><P>Now she was working in an adult theme park where visitors came to role-play their wildest imaginings. She reminded herself to stay focused on her job and to ignore everything else. The reminders didn't work. One man drew her. Murmur was every erotic dream she'd tried to repress, every deliciously dangerous temptation she said she didn't need. Her instinct suggested that this was a man who walked in darkness. She ignored the warning.
USA Today bestselling author Nina Bangs welcomes you back to the Castle of Dark Dreams, a place of otherworldly secrets and sensual men with the power to fulfill your most private fantasies. All Ivy had ever wanted was a safe, secure life with no drama. Now she was working in an adult theme park where visitors came to role-play their wildest imaginings. She reminded herself to stay focused on her job and to ignore everything else. The reminders didn't work. One man drew her. Murmur was every erotic dream she'd tried to repress, every deliciously dangerous temptation she said she didn't need. Her instinct suggested that this was a man who walked in darkness. She ignored the warning. But Murmur was more than what he seemed. A powerful demon, he used his demonic gift to destroy as well as seduce. In desiring him, Ivy had opened herself to a menace born centuries ago--one that would risk both their lives and betray the promises made with every one of his wicked whispers.