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  • Archangel's Enigma by Nalini Singh

    Archangel's Enigma by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 75 ratings
    Naasir is the most feral of the powerful group of vampires and angels known as the Seven, his loyalty pledged to the Archangel Raphael. When rumors surface of a plot to murder the former Archangel of Persia, now lost in the Sleep of the Ancients, Naasir is dispatched to find him. For only he possesses the tracking skills required—those more common to predatory animals than to man...
  • Father Mine by J.R. Ward

    Father Mine by J.R. Ward

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 110 ratings
    Readers met and fell in love with Zsadist and Bella in J. R. Ward's third New York Times bestselling novel in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series, Lover Awakened. As a former blood slave, Zsadist bore the scars from a past filled with suffering and degradation until Bella came along and helped heal his emotional wounds...
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  • Archangel's Legion by Nalini Singh

    Archangel's Legion by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 85 ratings
    Nalini Singh, the New York Times bestselling “alpha author of paranormal romance” (Booklist) returns to an immortal world of violent passion and lethal power…on the brink of a deadly archangelic war. Angels are falling from the sky in New York, struck down by a vicious, unknown force. Vampires are dying impossibly of disease...
  • The Beast by J.R. Ward

    The Beast by J.R. Ward

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 65 ratings
    Rhage and Mary return in a new novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, a series “so popular, I don’t think there’s a reader today who hasn’t at least heard of [it]” (USA Today). Nothing is as it used to be for the Black Dagger Brotherhood. After avoiding war with the Shadows, alliances have shifted and lines have been drawn...
  • Night's Reckoning by Elizabeth Hunter

    Night's Reckoning by Elizabeth Hunter

    Rated: 4.75 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Darkness comes for everyone, and some fates are inescapable.For over a thousand years, the legendary sword Laylat al Hisab—the Night’s Reckoning—has been lost in the waters of the East China Sea. Forged as a peace offering between two ancient vampires, the sword has eluded treasure hunters, human and immortal alike.But in time, even the deep gives up its secrets...
  • Fantastical by Kristen Ashley

    Fantastical by Kristen Ashley

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 118 ratings
    Cora Goode has woken up in a fairytale world where she can understand what birds are saying to her, men ride horses and have fluffy feathers in their hats and furniture zigs, zags and whirls in miracles of construction...
  • Omens and Artifacts by Elizabeth Hunter

    Omens and Artifacts by Elizabeth Hunter

    Rated: 4.61 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    In the elemental world, reputation is everything, but gaining it can get you killed.Setting up shop as an antiquities hunter means nothing if you don't have clients. Benjamin Vecchio, nephew of a famed vampire assassin, is the subject of widespread speculation, but so far that speculation hasn't translated into work.What Ben needs is a job. A big job. A profitable job.A legendary job...
  • Archangel's Prophecy by Nalini Singh

    Archangel's Prophecy by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 41 ratings
    Return to New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh’s darkly passionate Guild Hunter world, where human-turned-angel Elena Deveraux, consort to Archangel Raphael, is thrust center stage into an eons-old prophecy.... Midnight and dawn, Elena’s wings are unique among angelkind…and now they’re failing. The first mortal to be turned into an immortal in angelic memory, she’s regressing...
  • My Champion by Alanea Alder

    My Champion by Alanea Alder

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · 27 ratings
    Declan Lionhart has been running interference between the Founding Families and the citizens of Noctem Falls since the day he arrived in the city. His hopes of being a simple unit warrior crumbles in the face of their troubles and it looks like he will always be bound by his family’s political legacy...
  • Burning Dawn by Gena Showalter

    Burning Dawn by Gena Showalter

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 28 ratings
    New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter returns with a sizzling Angels of the Dark tale about a winged warrior renowned for his ruthlessness, and the woman who becomes his obsession... A tormented past has left Thane with an insatiable need for violence, making him the most dangerous assassin in the skies.He lives by a single code: no mercy...
  • Blood Apprentice by Elizabeth Hunter

    Blood Apprentice by Elizabeth Hunter

    Rated: 4.52 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    If you’re a human in a vampire’s world, nothing goes according to plan. When a map to the mysterious fortune of notorious privateer Miguel Enríquez falls in the lap of Ben and Tenzin, only one of them is jumping at the opportunity. Tenzin can’t wait to search for a secret cache of gold. Ben, on the other hand, couldn’t be less excited...
  • Archangel's Storm by Nalini Singh

    Archangel's Storm by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 71 ratings
    With wings of midnight and an affinity for shadows, Jason courts darkness. But now, with the Archangel Neha’s consort lying murdered in the jewel-studded palace that was his prison and her rage threatening cataclysmic devastation, Jason steps into the light, knowing he must unearth the murderer before it is too late...
  • The Two Kings by Stephanie Hudson

    The Two Kings by Stephanie Hudson

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    After facing her nightmares head on, Keira soon finds her troubles have only just begun and if she thought mortals were dangerous then being hunted by the world’s most powerful beings will spin her further into a web of supernatural destruction. Keira can’t help seeing the handsome man before her, she can’t help the dreams that consume her and neither can she stop him from wanting her...
  • Lover Mine by J.R. Ward

    Lover Mine by J.R. Ward

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 132 ratings
    In the darkest corners of the night in Caldwell, New York, a conflict like no other rages. Long divided as a terrifying battleground for the vampires and their enemies, the city is home to a band of brothers born to defend their race: the warrior vampires of the Black Dagger Brotherhood...
  • Slade by Teresa Gabelman

    Slade by Teresa Gabelman

    Rated: 4.49 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Highly trained VC Warrior, Dr. Slade Buchanan’s, role between lifesaver and lifetaker has been a constant battle, but nothing prepared him for half-breed VC Warrior trainee, Jill Nichols. Slade realizes his struggles from the past were nothing compared to the difficulty of resisting the woman who could never belong to a man like him...
  • Dark Debt by Chloe Neill

    Dark Debt by Chloe Neill

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · 31 ratings
    A vampire never gets old. But neither do his enemies. When a figure from Ethan's dark past makes a splashy debut in Chicago, Merit and her Master don't know whether he's friend or foe. But they'll have to figure out soon, because trouble is brewing in the Windy City...
  • Sin Undone by Larissa Ione

    Sin Undone by Larissa Ione

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 60 ratings
    HER TOUCH IS DEADLY As the only female Seminus demon ever born, master assassin Sinead Donnelly is used to being treated like an outcast. She spent decades enslaved, and now vows she'll die before she'll relinquish her freedom again. Then Sin's innate ability to kill her enemies goes awry: She creates a lethal new werewolf virus that sparks a firestorm of panic and violence...
  • Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward

    Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 202 ratings
    In the shadows of the night in Caldwell, New York, there's a deadly turf war raging between vampires and their slayers. There exists a secret band of brothers like no other-six vampire warriors, defenders of their race. Possessed by a deadly beast, Rhage is the most dangerous of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. Within the brotherhood, Rhage is the vampire with the strongest appetites...
  • Dark Sentinel by Christine Feehan

    Dark Sentinel by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 19 ratings
    In an explosive novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan, a human woman ignites the desire of her Carpathian lifemate--and of an ancient vampire with a score to settle. After the devastating loss of her entire family, Lorraine Peters heads to the woods searching for peace of mind and anything to quell the anger in her soul...
  • Darkness Rises by Dianne Duvall

    Darkness Rises by Dianne Duvall

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 23 ratings
    Krysta is used to getting the drop on vampires. Her "special abilities" aren't much, but the plan is simple--she plays helpless pretty young thing to lure them in. Then her shoto swords come out and it's bye-bye, bloodsucker. Until one night she finds herself with an unexpected ally. He's a vampire, all right, but different. Mysterious. Handsome...
  • Building From Ashes by Elizabeth Hunter

    Building From Ashes by Elizabeth Hunter

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    For a thousand years, powerful earth vampire Carwyn ap Bryn has served others. God. His family. His friends. But tragedy and loss disrupt his peaceful existence, causing him to question everything he has committed his eternity to. Brigid Connor has known about vampires since they rescued her from a painful childhood...
  • Phantom Shadows by Dianne Duvall

    Phantom Shadows by Dianne Duvall

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 27 ratings
    Dr. Melanie Lipton is no stranger to the supernatural. She knows immortals better than they know themselves, right down to their stubborn little genes. So although a handsome rogue immortal seems suspicious to her colleagues, Sebastien Newcombe intrigues Melanie. His history is checkered, his scars are impressive, and his ideas are daring...
  • Shades of Midnight by Lara Adrian

    Shades of Midnight by Lara Adrian

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 44 ratings
    In a frozen wilderness steeped in darkness, the lines between good and evil, lover and enemy, are never black or white but drawn in Shades of Midnight. Something inhuman is stalking the frigid Alaskan wilds, leaving unspeakable carnage in its wake...
  • Jared by Teresa Gabelman

    Jared by Teresa Gabelman

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 23 ratings
    The VC Warriors are an elite group of vampire who protect innocents, whether human or those of their own race. Jared Kincaid, along with other Warriors, are shocked when a fiery red head with a gun and attitude, bring news of young teens being turned into an army of half-breed vampires capable of taking out all VC Warriors...
  • Fashionably Dead Down Under by Robyn Peterman

    Fashionably Dead Down Under by Robyn Peterman

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Welcome to Hell. Literally. The Hell where the Prince of Darkness is hotter than Hades, Hell Hounds smell like brownies and the Seven Deadly Sins are addicted to Facebook... Not to mention the soundtrack in the Underworld is Journey. For real...
  • Waterlocked by Elizabeth Hunter

    Waterlocked by Elizabeth Hunter

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    "wa-ter-locked adjective Definition: enclosed entirely, or almost entirely, by water Example: What happens when the water vampire you’ve promised yourself to actually wants you to go through with the wedding? For Gemma Melcombe, her engagement to Terrance Ramsay was a political maneuver. For Terry, it’s something entirely more...
  • Rapture by Jacquelyn Frank

    Rapture by Jacquelyn Frank

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    Magnus is a man of contradictions - a spiritual leader in a warrior's body. To him, laws are for enforcing and visions must be followed - even if that means freeing a beautiful slave and making her his reluctant handmaiden. Betrayed once before, Magnus can barely bring himself to trust another woman. Yet Daenaira's fiery innocence is drawing them both into a reckless inferno of desire...
  • The Scribe by Elizabeth Hunter

    The Scribe by Elizabeth Hunter

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 33 ratings
    Hidden at the crossroads of the world, an ancient race battles to protect humanity, even as it dies from within. Ava Matheson came to Istanbul looking for answers, but others came looking for her. A reckless warrior guards her steps, but will Malachi’s own past blind him to the truth of who Ava might be? While ancient forces gather around them, both Ava and Malachi search for answers...
  • Play of Passion by Nalini Singh

    Play of Passion by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 81 ratings
    In his position as tracker for the SnowDancer pack, it's up to Drew Kincaid to rein in rogue changelings who have lost control of their animal halves- even if it means killing those who have gone too far. But nothing in his life has prepared him for the battle he must now wage to win the heart of a woman who makes his body ignite... and who threatens to enslave his wolf...
  • The Immortal: A Paranormal Romance by Gena Showalter

    The Immortal: A Paranormal Romance by Gena Showalter

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 20 ratings
    New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter delivers The Immortal, the second dark and sexy book in her Rise of the Warlords series, featuring a cold, merciless assassin and a stubborn harpy warrior... one fated to die by the other's hand.Halo Phaninon, assassin of gods, is as cold and merciless as a machine. For victory, he crosses any line...
  • East of Ecstasy by Laura Kaye

    East of Ecstasy by Laura Kaye

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Annalise Fallston made peace with postponing her big-city dreams to care for her ill father, but lately she’s been filled with a restlessness not even her beloved painting dispels. Worse, the colors don’t speak to her as they always have, and all her efforts produce dark, foreboding images of a dangerous man and a terrifying future...
  • Possession by J.R. Ward

    Possession by J.R. Ward

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 24 ratings
    #1 New York Times bestselling author J.R. Ward explores what really happens when good and evil toy with humanity in her new novel of the Fallen Angels, as the salvation of a doomed soul depends once again on a crossroads... When Cait Douglass resolves to get over her broken heart, throw off her inhibitions, and start really living, she’s unprepared for the two sensual men who cross her path...
  • The Vampire's Bride by Gena Showalter

    The Vampire's Bride by Gena Showalter

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    He is Layel, king of the vampires, a master seducer no woman can deny. But since a rogue horde of dragons killed his beloved over two centuries ago, Layel has existed only for vengeance…until he meets Delilah. Wary of love, the beautiful Amazon wants nothing to do with the tormented vampire. Yet there's no denying their consuming desire every time he nears her...
  • Safe Harbor by Christine Feehan

    Safe Harbor by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 30 ratings
    One of seven daughters in a line of extraordinary women, Hannah Drake has been the elusive object of affection for Jonas Harrington for as long as the rugged sheriff can remember. If only the stunning supermodel was driven by a passion other than her career. But Jonas isn t the only one with desires for Hannah...
  • Midnight's Master by Cynthia Eden

    Midnight's Master by Cynthia Eden

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 20 ratings
    In a world of shadows, desire conquers all… Tall, dark, and formidable, Niol Lapen is the last demon on earth most people would ask for a favor, yet the sexy little reporter who wanders into his club dares to do exactly that. Holly Storm already knows too much about his kind, and Niol has no wish to help her get in deeper over her head...
  • Duncan by D.B. Reynolds

    Duncan by D.B. Reynolds

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Washington, D.C. … capital of an empire. Powerful. Exhilarating. Corrupt. And in the shadows … vampires far older than the nation itself. A power unto himself, Duncan has served at Raphael’s side for a hundred and fifty years. But long laid plans have finally borne fruit, and the time has come for Duncan to leave Raphael and tackle the greatest challenge of his life...
  • Living Nightmare by Shannon K. Butcher

    Living Nightmare by Shannon K. Butcher

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    View our feature on Shannon Butcher’s Living Nightmare. For nine years, the Sentinel Nika has had one goal-to save her younger sister from the Synestryn who hold her captive. Now, the psychic bond Nika forged with her sibling on that terrible night is fading, and time is running out. But the one man who can unlock the power inside her may be the greatest danger to her...
  • Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister

    Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 30 ratings
    I’m Aisling Grey—but you can call me “frustrated.” The dragon of my dreams—uber-sexy Drake Vireo, wyvern of the green dragons—has finally decided to make an honest woman of me. That is, if we ever make it to the wedding at the same time! Being left at the altar may have cooled my jets, but not my passion...a good thing when Drake disappears and it's up to me to find him...
  • Midnight Rising by Lara Adrian

    Midnight Rising by Lara Adrian

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 44 ratings
    In a world of shadows and dark, cosuming hungers, desire is the deadliest weapon... For journalist Dylan Alexander, it began with the discovery of a hidden tomb, thrusting her into the center of a gathering storm of violence and secrets. But nothing is as dangerous as the scarred, lethally seductive man who rises from the shadows to draw her into his world of dark desire and endless night...
  • Leopard's Prey by Christine Feehan

    Leopard's Prey by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 25 ratings
    #1 New York Times bestselling author "Christine Feehan knows how to weave a tale of action, suspense and paranormal passion" (Romance Junkies). Now, she’s back -- and the New Orleans nights have never felt so torrid or so dangerous... From a tough stint in the armed forces to stalking the unknown as a bayou cop, leopard-shifter Remy Boudreux has been served well by his uncanny gifts...
  • Angels' Dance by Nalini Singh

    Angels' Dance by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 33 ratings
    The gentle teacher of angelic young, and the keeper of her people's histories, Jessamy is respected and admired by everyone who knows her. Yet, born unable to soar into flight, she has spent thousands of years trapped in the mountain stronghold of the Refuge, her heart encased in painful loneliness...until the arrival of Galen, warrior angel from a martial court...
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  • Taste of Torment by Suzanne Wright

    Taste of Torment by Suzanne Wright

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 44 ratings
    It’s been five months since vampire Sam Parker Bound herself to Jared Michaels, her powerful co-commander within the Grand High Master vampire’s personal legion. Life as a Bound couple has been going just fine…until the Grand High Master announces he will be stepping down from his position and wants Sam and Jared to take his place. Oh joy. Despite Sam’s reservations, she agrees to ascend...
  • The Grey God by Lizzy Ford

    The Grey God by Lizzy Ford

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    The Grey God Darian can’t quite shake off the dark streak remaining after the thousands of years he spent enslaved by evil – or the memory of how the only woman he loved betrayed him. When given a second chance at life and love, Darian struggles to leave his past behind, before it destroys his future...
  • The Noose of a New Moon by Helen Harper

    The Noose of a New Moon by Helen Harper

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Devereau Webb is in uncharted territory. He thought he knew what he was doing when he chose to enter London’s supernatural society but he’s quickly discovering that his new status isn’t welcome to everyone.He’s lived through hard times before and he’s no stranger to the murky underworld of city life...
  • The Finding by Nicky Charles

    The Finding by Nicky Charles

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 25 ratings
    She discovered a dark secret, witnessed a murder and fled into the night fearing for her life. Three years later, Cassie is still hiding from her past, haunted by a dream lover and fighting to control a terrifying beast that seems to grow stronger each day. When Bryan, pack Beta, appears to claim her, Cassie is forced to face the truth of her existence...
  • Running Scared by Shannon K. Butcher

    Running Scared by Shannon K. Butcher

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    They are the Sentinels. Three races descended from ancient guardians of mankind, each possessing unique abilities in their battle to protect humanity against their eternal foes: the Synestryn. Now one Sentinel's survival determines the fate of them all. Lexi Johns has one purpose: to free her best friend from the hands of the Sentinels...
  • Twilight Fulfilled by Maggie Shayne

    Twilight Fulfilled by Maggie Shayne

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    Utanapishtim has paid dearly for the sin of creating the vampire race—imprisoned in a living death for centuries, driven to near madness. With a single white-hot glance, he immolates his descendants…and the vampire Armageddon begins.Beautiful and deadly Brigit Poe, not wholly vampire but fiercely loyal to that shared bloodline, is called into action...
  • Lucas by D.B. Reynolds

    Lucas by D.B. Reynolds

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    The Badlands of South Dakota . . . haunting landscapes, legendary outlaws, and . . . vampires? Lucas Donlon, Vampire Lord, is one of the most powerful vampires in North America and beyond. Charming and irreverent to his friends and lovers, he enjoys everything about his life as a vampire...
  • Edge of Dawn by Lara Adrian

    Edge of Dawn by Lara Adrian

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 32 ratings
    In this pulse-pounding and thrillingly sensual novel, New York Times bestselling author Lara Adrian returns to the mesmerizing world of the Midnight Breed, following new characters into a dark future where an uneasy peace can unravel into war—and a great betrayal can mask an all-consuming love...
  • Consumed by Rebecca Zanetti

    Consumed by Rebecca Zanetti

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 35 ratings
    SOMETIMES YOU MATE FOR LIFE Katie Smith is the best of her class, part of an elite hunting force trained to eliminate werewolves from the hills of Western Virginia. She's good at it because she has the kind of focus and drive that won't back down no matter how steep the odds. Call it southern sass...
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