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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...
  • 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...
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  • Night's Reckoning by Elizabeth Hunter

    Night's Reckoning by Elizabeth Hunter

    Rated: 4.74 of 5 stars
    · 16 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...
  • Archangel's Prophecy by Nalini Singh

    Archangel's Prophecy by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 40 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...
  • Sid by Teresa Gabelman

    Sid by Teresa Gabelman

    Rated: 4.54 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 17 ratings
    Renowned for his playboy lifestyle and wisecrack remarks, Sid Sinclair knows he is the last pick for the lead investigator of human/half-breed trafficking. Never one to play by the rules, Sid takes his new position seriously, but not without driving the leader of the VC Council and fellow Warrior’s crazy. A human with a special gift, Lana Fitzpatrick’s life is complicated...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Blade of Darkness by Dianne Duvall

    Blade of Darkness by Dianne Duvall

    Rated: 4.47 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Return to the “utterly addictive” (RT Book Reviews) world of New York Times bestselling author Dianne Duvall’s Immortal Guardians. Dana Pembroke has been able to glimpse the future of those she touches for as long as she can remember. But she never saw Aidan coming...
  • 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...
  • Midnight Awakening by Lara Adrian

    Midnight Awakening by Lara Adrian

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 50 ratings
    With a dagger in her hand and vengeance on her mind, Darkhaven beauty Elise Chase prowls Bostons streets in search of retribution against the Rogue vampires who took from her everything she cherished. Using an extraordinary psychic gift, she tracks her prey, well aware that the power she possesses is destroying her...
  • Awaken the Darkness by Dianne Duvall

    Awaken the Darkness by Dianne Duvall

    Rated: 4.41 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    He awakens encapsulated in dirt with no knowledge of how he came to be there. Riddled with injuries, he can remember neither his past nor who he is. Nor can he remember what he is. But surely no mortal man could survive being buried deep beneath the earth...
  • 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...
  • Blackwing Defender by T.S. Joyce

    Blackwing Defender by T.S. Joyce

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 25 ratings
    Panther shifter, Winter Donovan, has her life all planned out: claiming marks, marriage, cubs, and pledging to the Red Havoc Crew. But when the man she cares for chooses another, her life gets caught in a tailspin. A new crew announcement could mean a change in her stars, but there is a catch. It’s the Blackwing Crew, and is run by fire-breathing dragon shifters...
  • Elena's School of Horror by Nalini Singh

    Elena's School of Horror by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.49 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Short story from authors July Newsletter. Part of the Guild Hunter Series...
  • Darker After Midnight by Lara Adrian

    Darker After Midnight by Lara Adrian

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 40 ratings
    The climactic novel in the bestselling Midnight Breed series, of which BookPage raves: “If you like romance combined with heart-stopping paranormal suspense, you’re going to love this book.” In the dark of night, a blood war escalates within the hidden world of the Breed...
  • Duncan by Teresa Gabelman

    Duncan by Teresa Gabelman

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 21 ratings
    Leader of the VC Warriors Cincinnati branch, Duncan Roark, has devoted his long life to the Warriors he calls brothers and the Vampire Council, protecting innocents of both the vampire and human race. Things change suddenly when it is ordered that he and his fellow Warriors train human Social Workers to protect themselves in their new world of vampires...
  • Styx's Storm by Lora Leigh

    Styx's Storm by Lora Leigh

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 32 ratings
    When Storme Montague's father and brother are killed by the Breeds, her father's research is also destroyed -- except for a crucial data chip that both the Council and the Breeds would kill to possess. Betrayed to the Council, she is rescued by Styx, a Wolf Breed who is different from most other Breeds she has ever known. Storme has something he wants too -- but it's not a data chip...
  • Alpha Brock: six-pack series book four by C.J. Primer

    Alpha Brock: six-pack series book four by C.J. Primer

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    SIX-PACK SERIES BOOK FOUR* While this book can be read as a standalone, I highly recommend reading books 1 - 3 (Alpha Gray, Alpha Theo, and Alpha Jax) for context before starting in on this one.* This book is a slow burn with a very moody, broody protagonist (grumpy/sunshine trope). It will be a bumpy ride for these two to get to their HEA...
  • Deeper Than Midnight by Lara Adrian

    Deeper Than Midnight by Lara Adrian

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 41 ratings
    DELIVERED FROM THE DARKNESS, A WOMAN FINDS HERSELF PLUNGED INTO A PASSION THAT IS DEEPER THAN MIDNIGHT.   At eighteen, Corinne Bishop was a beautiful, spirited young woman living a life of privilege as the adopted daughter of a wealthy family. Her world changed in an instant when she was stolen away and held prisoner by the malevolent vampire Dragos...
  • 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...
  • Masquerade by Felicity Heaton

    Masquerade by Felicity Heaton

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Ten years have passed since Sophis and Vivek, two vampires of the Venia bloodline, came close to death at the hands of twin hunters Aleksis and Izabella Romanov. The events of that night turned Sophis and Vivek against each other, shattering their close friendship and driving them apart...
  • Adam by Teresa Gabelman

    Adam by Teresa Gabelman

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Half-breed vampire, Adam Pride, has an almighty chip on his broad shoulders. Trying to move on after finding Angelina married to another, Adam has a decision to make. Remove the chip and move on or kill the man who took what he wanted most in the world, his Angel. With his heart in pieces, Adam’s on a mission to become the best VC Warrior he can be...
  • Blood Possession by Tessa Dawn

    Blood Possession by Tessa Dawn

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Napolean Mondragon is more than an immortal vampire. He is the Sovereign lord of the house of Jadon, the very heart-beat of the race, and a fearsome leader who rules with wisdom, integrity, and strength. Even as Napolean carries the blood of every vampire in his veins, he also carries a dark secret of shame in his heart...A secret that will soon be used against him by his enemies...
  • 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...
  • Wild Rain by Christine Feehan

    Wild Rain by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 36 ratings
    To escape an assassin, Rachel finds sanctuary in the rainforest, where the most exotic of all creatures walks: Rio. But when he unleashes his secret animal instincts, Rachel fears that her isolated haven could become an inescapable hell..
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Betsy the Vampire Queen by MaryJanice Davidson

    Betsy the Vampire Queen by MaryJanice Davidson

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    It's been a helluva year. First I lose my job. Then, I'm in a car accident. Next, I'm waking up dressed in clothes I wouldn't be caught dead in (pink polyester and cheap shoes courtesy of my evil stepmother). But guess what? I am dead and what really bites is that I can't seem to stay dead. Every night, I wake up with a horrible craving. Not chocolate—mom would approve of that...
  • Ashes of Midnight by Lara Adrian

    Ashes of Midnight by Lara Adrian

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 39 ratings
    A woman driven by blood. A man thirsting for vengeance. A place where darkness and desire meet... As night falls, Claire Roth flees, driven from her home by a fiery threat that seems to come from hell itself. Then, from out of the flames and ash, a vampire warrior emerges. He is Andreas Reichen, her onetime lover, now a stranger consumed by vengeance...
  • An Unexpected Guest by Nalini Singh

    An Unexpected Guest by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Short story that features in the December 2016 newsletter complementing the Guild Hunter series...
  • 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...
  • Ignite by Z.L. Arkadie

    Ignite by Z.L. Arkadie

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    There's still no rest for the Daughters of the House of Benel. The people of Moonridge have been attacked by second-generation vampires and find themselves stuck in a strange coma and covens of first-generation vampires have been wiped out by them too. And now their worst enemy has discovered a way to cheat death? It will take the big guns to stop whatever Lario Exgesis is cooking up...
  • In Darkness Reborn by Alexis Morgan

    In Darkness Reborn by Alexis Morgan

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 18 ratings
    Alexis Morgan continues her red-hot paranormal series with a mysterious warrior and his forbidden love for a woman who's allegiance lies with his sworn enemy. . . . Once a warrior for the Others, Barak q'Young is caught between two worlds -- exiled from his homeland, and a pariah among his enemies, the Paladins...
  • Darklove by Elle Jasper

    Darklove by Elle Jasper

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Utterly destroyed, or lost forever? This is the question that plagues Riley Poe. After her vampire lover, Eli Dupre, was seemingly murdered by a fallen angel, she receives word that he's actually trapped in an alternate dimension, where hell on earth is revealed and dark forces reign. Riley’s been there before, and it nearly ripped her to pieces...
  • 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...
  • 'Til Death by S.C. Stephens

    'Til Death by S.C. Stephens

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    With two kids, an amazing husband, and an incredible family, Emma's life was everything she'd ever hoped it would be. But there was a downside to having everything you've ever wanted, a downside that Teren and Emma couldn't possibly have been prepared for.When you have everything you want, then you also have everything to lose...
  • 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...
  • A Very Vampy Christmas by Kerrelyn Sparks

    A Very Vampy Christmas by Kerrelyn Sparks

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Maggie O'Brien is thrilled when she lands a starring role on the Digital Vampire Network's hottest soap opera, As the Vampire Turns. Doesn't hurt that her leading man is Don Orlando de Corazon, the greatest lover in the vampire world! But who is Don Orlando really? Nobody knows, not even Don Orlando...
  • Hunted by D.B. Reynolds

    Hunted by D.B. Reynolds

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Power , it comes down to this... those who have it, those who want it. Revenge , the need for it is a fire in the soul, a goad for the unwise. Hunted , the fate of the foolish when they think to become the hunter. The Lord of the Midwest is dead, and the powerful vampires of North America are gathering to choose his successor...
  • Warrior Rising by P.C. Cast

    Warrior Rising by P.C. Cast

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    From ?a stellar talent?( New York Times bestselling author Karen Marie Moning) comes another ?scorchingly sensual, utterly delicious?( New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter) novel? The Goddesses have had it with the Trojan War. So much devastation?all because of some silly male egos. The worst of the bunch is that cocky, handsome brute Achilles...
  • Quinn's Undying Rose by Tina Folsom

    Quinn's Undying Rose by Tina Folsom

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Vampire bodyguard Quinn has lived the last 200 years as a playboy trying in vain to forget the only woman he has ever loved: his human wife Rose, who he believes to be dead. But Rose is very much alive. Now a vampire herself, she has lived in hiding from Quinn all of these years, having faked her death to hide from him a terrible secret--one she knows would drive him to kill her...
  • Night Lost by Lynn Viehl

    Night Lost by Lynn Viehl

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 17 ratings
    Abandoned by his fellow Darkyn, Gabriel Seran is in continual torment as a prisoner of the religious zealots known as the Brethren. His only hope for rescue lies in Nicola Jefferson, a thief seeking a holy relic-and connected to Gabriel in more ways than she can possibly imagine..
  • Betrayed by D.B. Reynolds

    Betrayed by D.B. Reynolds

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Love, the ache in your heart when you meet the one. It can take you to soaring heights; and it can leave you bleeding in the wreckage. Loyalty, the thing which binds a Vampire Lord to his children for eternity ... unless it rots from within, birthing hatred. Betrayal, it comes in many forms and from many sources ... love ... loyalty ... betrayal...
  • Blooded Blade by J.C. Daniels

    Blooded Blade by J.C. Daniels

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Kit Colbana—half breed, assassin, thief, jack of all trades. Masterof none.Or so she'd always been led to believe.Over the past few years, Kit Colbana has dispatched some of the worstthreats the non-human races could have imagined. Pandora—a mother ofmonsters. Puck, a father of nightmares. Jude, a vampire who nearly droveKit to the brink of insanity...
  • Omega by Susannah Sandlin

    Omega by Susannah Sandlin

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    The bloody war between the Vampire Tribunal and the defiant scathe of Penton, Alabama, rages on, forcing its residents and their bonded humans to retreat into the underground fortress of last resort: Omega. There, Will Ludlam is charged with the care of Penton’s humans, though he longs to fight alongside his vampire brethren...
  • Rebel Obsession by Donya Lynne

    Rebel Obsession by Donya Lynne

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Former cobalt addict and AKM drug counselor, Io is a male vampire known as much for his abrasive personality as for his playboy lifestyle. In other words, he's not the likeliest to make friends and settle down. Life on the edge suits him, and he lives full throttle, making his own rules, and damn the consequences. What he wants, he takes, and what he wants now is Miriam...
  • Shadows Fall by Brandy L. Rivers

    Shadows Fall by Brandy L. Rivers

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    18+ Adult Content Amethyst Lakes is a nymph with a problem. She left her ex-boyfriend when he started to smother her. Nothing she says seems to keep him away. Carl needs Amethyst more than he needs to breathe, but she just doesn’t get it. He’ll stop at nothing to make her stay. An old friend and teenage crush will keep her safe until Amethyst can decide how to deal with Carl once and for all...
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