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  • Archangel's Heart by Nalini Singh

    Archangel's Heart by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 58 ratings
    New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh takes us into a dangerous and exhilarating world where a deadly, beautiful archangel and his once-mortal consort are caught in a fury of twisted darkness… One of the most vicious archangels in the world has disappeared. No one knows if Lijuan is dead or has chosen to Sleep the long sleep of an immortal...
  • Styxx by Sherrilyn Kenyon

    Styxx by Sherrilyn Kenyon

    Rated: 4.59 of 5 stars
    · 28 ratings
    Just when you thought doomsday was over...Centuries ago Acheron saved the human race by imprisoning an ancient evil bent on absolute destruction. Now that evil has been unleashed and it is out for revenge.As the twin to Acheron, Styxx hasn’t always been on his brother’s side. They’ve spent more centuries going at each other’s throats than protecting their backs...
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  • Compelled by Jaymin Eve

    Compelled by Jaymin Eve

    Rated: 4.54 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 26 ratings
    A standalone story in the Shadow Beast Shifters world. Best read after Deserted for storyline continuity. Simone, of the Torma shifters, thought she was finished with the world of supernaturals that existed outside of Earth. She'd been there, done that, and had the near death experience to show for her time.Then a summons back to Valdor-the vampire world- is dropped in her lap...
  • Dark Queen by Faith Hunter

    Dark Queen by Faith Hunter

    Rated: 4.59 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    Jane Yellowrock used to hunt vampires, but now she must fight--and win--beside them.As Enforcer to the vampire Master of the City of New Orleans, Jane Yellowrock stakes her reputation and her life on keeping her territory safe. But Leo has been issued a blood challenge by the emperor of the European vampires, who seeks to usurp all of his power and possessions...
  • Flame in the Dark by Faith Hunter

    Flame in the Dark by Faith Hunter

    Rated: 4.54 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    Set in the same world as Faith Hunter’s New York Times bestselling Jane Yellowrock novels, the third, thrilling Soulwood novel stars Nell Ingram, who draws her powers from deep within the earth.Nell Ingram has always known she was different. Since she was a child, she’s been able to feel and channel ancient powers from deep within the earth...
  • Circle of the Moon by Faith Hunter

    Circle of the Moon by Faith Hunter

    Rated: 4.55 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    Set in the same world as Faith Hunter's New York Times bestselling Jane Yellowrock novels, the fourth Soulwood novel stars Nell Ingram, who channels her power from the earth.Nell can draw magic from the land around her, and lately she's been using it to help the Psy-Law Enforcement Division, which solves paranormal crimes...
  • Ashes to Ashes by Karina Halle

    Ashes to Ashes by Karina Halle

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    It’s been two months since Perry Palomino and Dex Foray’s relationship reached a new turning point, two months since Perry started a new life in Seattle, and two months since their Experiment in Terror show took on a new partner, ex-Wine Babe Rebecca Sims, and found a new level of success. But whenever there is light in their lives, the madness still has a way of coming back in...
  • Dark Desire by Christine Feehan

    Dark Desire by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 65 ratings
    They were masters of the darkness, searching through eternity for a mistress of the light... The stranger silently summons her from across the continents, across the seas. He whispers of eternal torment, of endless hunger...of dark, dangerous desires. And somehow American surgeon Shea O'Halloran can feel his anguish, sense his haunting aloneness, and she aches to heal him, to heal herself...
  • Dark Guardian by Christine Feehan

    Dark Guardian by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 49 ratings
    They were masters of the darkness, searching through eternity for a mistress of the light.... He ran with the wolves...materialized from the mists...hijacked the very heavens to his whims. He was the dark guardian of his people...
  • Dark Lycan by Christine Feehan

    Dark Lycan by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 29 ratings
    The erotic, gripping series that has defined an entire genre” (J. R...
  • Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan

    Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 39 ratings
    A rumor has persisted in the vampire world of a dark slayer—a woman—who travels with a wolf pack and any among the vampires who meets her is slain. Mysterious, elusive and seemingly impossible to kill, she is the one hunter who strikes terror into the hearts of the vampires...
  • Dark Challenge by Christine Feehan

    Dark Challenge by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 51 ratings
    Julian Savage was golden. Powerful. But tormented. For the brooding hunter walked alone, always alone, far from his Carpathian kind, alien to even his twin. Like his name, his existence was savage. Until he met the woman he was sworn to protect... When Julian heard Desari sing, rainbows swamped his starving senses. Emotions bombarded his hardened heart...
  • Dark Destiny by Christine Feehan

    Dark Destiny by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 43 ratings
    They were masters of the darkness, searching through eternity for a mistress of the light.... Her childhood had been a nightmare of violence and pain until she heard his voice calling out to her. Golden and seductive. The voice of an angel. He had shown her how to survive, taught her to use her unique gifts, trained her in the ancient art of hunting the vampire...
  • Bishop's Flight: A Paranormal Mystery Romance by Elizabeth Hunter

    Bishop's Flight: A Paranormal Mystery Romance by Elizabeth Hunter

    Rated: 4.68 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    The sins of the past will burn you.Four nights. Three days. The human son of two powerful vampires has been taken from his home, and if Carwyn and Brigid can’t find him, the delicate balance of power in an immortal haven might just go up in flames. Las Vegas holds a special appeal in the immortal world...
  • Shadowed by Rebecca Zanetti

    Shadowed by Rebecca Zanetti

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 33 ratings
    Jase Kayrs was the fun brother. The warm, charming, easy-going brother of the vampire leaders. Until he was taken and tortured by demons with their evil mind tricks for nearly five years. Upon his return, he’s dark, violent, and not the man they all thought they knew. Not the man he once was...
  • Into the Hollow by Karina Halle

    Into the Hollow by Karina Halle

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 31 ratings
    Perry Palomino has fought her demons – and won – but the battle is far from over. She’s now left broken and on her own, leaving behind her life and family in Portland to focus on giving Dex Foray – and the Experiment in Terror show – a second chance. But their past mistakes continue to tease and test their relationship, as does the wild and desolate terrain of the Canadian Rockies...
  • Taunting Destiny by Amelia Hutchins

    Taunting Destiny by Amelia Hutchins

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 114 ratings
    I thought things were bad and weird before – hold on – it’s getting worse. Adam and I are both going through identity crises of epic proportions as we Transition from who we were, and discover who we were meant to be. More Fae are dying, and I feel as if time is running out for us to find all of those responsible and put an end to the killings...
  • Devil May Cry by Sherrilyn Kenyon

    Devil May Cry by Sherrilyn Kenyon

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 62 ratings
    As an ancient Sumerian god, Sin was one of the most powerful among his pantheon.  . . Until the night Artemis brutally stole his godhood and left him for dead. For millennia, this ex-god turned Dark-Hunter has dreamed only of regaining his powers and seeking revenge on Artemis. If only life were that simple. Unfortunately he has bigger fish--or in Sin's case--demons, to fry...
  • On Demon Wings by Karina Halle

    On Demon Wings by Karina Halle

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 32 ratings
    When the life you wanted has crumbled beneath your fingers, there’s nothing left to do but pick up the pieces and soldier on. You’ve done this before. But what happens when you no longer feel like yourself anymore? When fires spontaneously start-up around you, when you hear growling coming from underneath your bed, and you no longer recognize your face in the mirror...
  • The Facts of Midlife by Robyn Peterman

    The Facts of Midlife by Robyn Peterman

    Rated: 4.62 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Midlife is sheer madness, and the facts of midlife are not taught in school. Unfortunately, some lessons are hellishly hard to learn.I thought I had it figured out. I was wrong.Proving I’m the Angel of Mercy is turning into a sh*tshow of epic proportions.Not too long ago, I was a forty-year-old gal with a stable and boring life ahead of me. Now? Not so much...
  • Dark Legend by Christine Feehan

    Dark Legend by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 46 ratings
    He woke deep within the ground, and the first sensation he felt was hunger. An overwhelming hunger for blood that demanded satisfaction. But as he hunted the dark streets of Paris for prey, a voice called to him, soothing, calming, giving him the strength to control his craving. Francesca Del Ponce was a healer, a woman who radiated goodness as powerfully as the sun did light...
  • Dark Storm by Christine Feehan

    Dark Storm by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 28 ratings
    Return to the seductive world of Christine Feehan's New York Times bestselling Carpathian novels as roiling passions collide in a perfect storm of dangerous desire that only a precious few can hope to outrun . . . Awakening after all this time in a world of absolute darkness and oppressive heat, Dax wonders in how many ways the world above must have changed...
  • Dark Predator by Christine Feehan

    Dark Predator by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 31 ratings
    All New from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. As brutal as the undead he hunted, Zacarias De La Cruz was a master executioner. Now his stark and savage journey has ended...
  • Dark Carousel by Christine Feehan

    Dark Carousel by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 24 ratings
    In the new Carpathian novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan, a woman falls prey to the seductive allure of the past—and a vampire warrior’s intoxicating embrace... The moment Charlotte Vintage walks into his club, Tariq Asenguard’s blood is set on fire...
  • Kiss of the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon

    Kiss of the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 70 ratings
    Wulf is an ancient Viking warrior with a useful but extremely aggravating power—amnesia. No one who meets him in person can remember him 5 minutes later. It makes it easy to have one-night stands, but hard to have a meaningful relationship, and without true love he can never regain his soul...
  • And With Madness Comes the Light by Karina Halle

    And With Madness Comes the Light by Karina Halle

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 23 ratings
    The Man. The Mystery. The Madness. Dex Foray has never been anyone’s fool – until he missed his chance for happiness with Perry Palomino. Broken and alone, Dex has no choice but to rise from the ashes Perry left behind and find his own path to redemption. But nothing in Dex’s life has ever come easily, especially when there’s a dark madness waiting in the wings...
  • Dark Peril by Christine Feehan

    Dark Peril by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 31 ratings
    Dominic of the Dragonseeker lineage, one of the most powerful lines the Carpathian people has, ingests vampire blood laces with parasites in order to be able to go the very heart of the enemy camp and learn their plans. It is a one way mission. He knows he has little time once the parasites and the blood go to work...
  • Dark Dreamers by Christine Feehan, Marjorie M. Liu

    Dark Dreamers by Christine Feehan, Marjorie M. Liu

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    DARK DREAM Christine Feehan She’s known him since she was fifteen. Every night, he is with her: his face, his voice. Tonight, Sara Marten will meet the man who is both angel and demon, salvation and temptation: Falcon—the Carpathian, the banished hero. Tonight, Sara will meet the dark-eyed destroyer destined to be her mate. A DREAM OF STONE & SHADOW Marjorie M...
  • Guardian Demon by Meljean Brook

    Guardian Demon by Meljean Brook

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 10 ratings
    In this thrilling conclusion to the Guardian series, New York Times bestselling author Meljean Brook delivers another stunning page-turner, in which the fate of humanity depends upon a tortured warrior winning the trust—and heart—of the woman he wounded… After a terrifying encounter in Hell destroys her trust in Michael, the Guardian’s powerful leader, former detective Andromeda Taylor is...
  • Dark Hunger by Christine Feehan

    Dark Hunger by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 27 ratings
    The New York Times bestselling author's Carpathian classic goes Manga! Christine Feehan has reinvented the vampire novel with her New York Times bestselling Carpathian series. Now she and Berkley take her "out-of-the- ordinary" (Booklist) in a thrilling new direction--and this time it's more graphic than ever...
  • Hell Gate by Veronica Eden

    Hell Gate by Veronica Eden

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    From USA Today & International bestselling author, Veronica Eden, comes an all-new standalone reverse harem paranormal romance with a headstrong heroine and twisted demons who left their morals in the last century.Open the gate...if you dare.The first thing I’m warned about when I arrive at the girls’ home is to stay away from the abandoned graveyard...
  • Dark Possession by Christine Feehan

    Dark Possession by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 41 ratings
    Christine Feehan returns to her uniquely sensual Carpathian world in a novel about the nature of true love and the unnatural forces that can destroy it... Manolito De La Cruz knew he was dangerously close to turning into a vampire. The last thing he expected after being called back to his Carpathian homeland by Prince Mikhail was to catch the scent of his destined lifemate in MaryAnn Delaney...
  • Dark Symphony by Christine Feehan

    Dark Symphony by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 37 ratings
    Blinded and scarred in a terrible accident, Antoinetta Scarletti made music that thrilled the world with its beauty and passion. Descended from a long line of psychics, Antoinetta has learned to rely on her other senses to “see” the world around her, but nothing could have prepared her for Byron. He came to her, drawn by her music, and became her secret obsession...
  • Irregulars by Nicole Kimberling, Josh Lanyon

    Irregulars by Nicole Kimberling, Josh Lanyon

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    "NATO's Irregulars Affairs Division is a secret organization operating in thousands of cities around the globe. Its agents police relations between the earthly realm and those beyond this world, protecting us from terrible dangers as well as enthralling temptations...
  • The Shadow by Sylvain Reynard

    The Shadow by Sylvain Reynard

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    From the New York Times bestselling author of the Gabriel trilogy comes the hotly anticipated follow-up to The Raven, a sensual novel set in Florence featuring the dangerously intoxicating coupling of Raven and William…Raven Wood’s vampyre prince has returned, pledging his love and promising justice for every wrong done to her...
  • Stealing Phoenix by Joss Stirling

    Stealing Phoenix by Joss Stirling

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    Phoenix belongs to the Community, a gang of thieves with paranormal powers. Yves Benedict, an American student visiting London, is her mark. But Yves turns out to be more than just a target. He is her destiny. Her soulmate. The Community owns Phoenix's past and it wants her future too. Can Phoenix save the boy she loves . .
  • Dark Whisper by Christine Feehan

    Dark Whisper by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 17 ratings
    Embrace the seductive call of the latest novel in Christine Feehan’s #1 New York Times bestselling Carpathian series.   Vasilisa Sidkorolyavolkva is a Lycan of royal blood. She knows what is expected of her, but all she wants is to be out from under her family’s watchful eyes. There is a fire inside her that is building. A restlessness coupled with a sense of growing dread...
  • Walking in the Dark by Donna Augustine

    Walking in the Dark by Donna Augustine

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Some people find power in the light. Others are meant to walk in the dark. Ollie Wit left it all behind: a new home, friends who saw her as something more than a fragile shadow walker and a budding relationship with Kane. She did it all in an effort to shield Asher, who should’ve never been able to escape the Shadowlands...
  • Night's End by Yasmine Galenorn

    Night's End by Yasmine Galenorn

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Eons ago, vampires tried to turn the dark Fae in order to harness their magic, only to create a demonic enemy more powerful than they could have imagined. Now, in a final push, Myst returns with a vengeance to bring the Golden Wood forever under the rule of the Indigo Court. Newly crowned Fae Queens Cicely and Rhiannon have embraced their destinies and claimed their thrones...
  • Dark Seduction by Sarah Piper

    Dark Seduction by Sarah Piper

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 17 ratings
    Betraying the vampire king has deadly consequences. But what if you crave the punishment?Charlotte...Get in, get the intel, get out. And above all, don’t get noticed.As a master thief, Charley D’Amico lived by those rules... until she screwed up and fell in love with her mark—a sexy, commanding vampire king whose cravings are as dark as his secrets.She should be running for her life...
  • The Dark Prince by S.L. Jennings

    The Dark Prince by S.L. Jennings

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 28 ratings
    Book Two of The Dark Light Series Dorian Skotos is Dark. And although that brand of sheer, unrelenting evil is a direct threat to her life, Gabriella is tragically in love with him. Gabriella knew it was all too good to be true...
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  • Dark Curse by Christine Feehan

    Dark Curse by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 38 ratings
    Born into a world of ice, and slave to her evil father, Lara Calladine knew only paralyzing fear as a child—and escaping with her mysterious gifts unbroken would be the only way to survive her great Carpathian heritage as a Dragonseeker. Human, yet mage, she was of the blood of three species yet belonged to none...
  • Shadow of Doubt by Hailey Edwards

    Shadow of Doubt by Hailey Edwards

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    Hadley Whitaker is a liar, a killer, and a chocoholic, but she’s getting better about the first two. Or maybe she’s just getting better at them. Some days it’s hard for her to tell fact from fiction, but only one truth matters. Goddess willing, she’s going to be the next Potentate of Atlanta...
  • Angels' Blood by Nalini Singh

    Angels' Blood by Nalini Singh

    Rated: 4.07 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 179 ratings
    Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux knows she is the best- but she does not know if even she is good enough for this job. Hired by the dangerously beautiful archangel Raphael, a being so lethal that no mortal wants his attention, Elena knows failure is not an option—even if the task is impossible. Because this time, it's not a wayward vamp she has to track. It's an archangel gone bad...
  • Air Bound by Christine Feehan

    Air Bound by Christine Feehan

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 23 ratings
    The sisters of Sea Haven, bound by the heart and the magical power of the elements, return in this soul-stirring new novel from Christine Feehan, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Spirit Bound... For as far back as she can remember, Airiana Ridell has always been aware of her extraordinary gift...
  • Home by Stacia Kane

    Home by Stacia Kane

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    As a Debunker, Chess Putnam is used to investigating reports of suspected hauntings and sending ghosts back to the City of Eternity beneath the surface of the earth. What she isn't used to is having suburban housewives refusing to acknowledge the presence of ghosts in their homes. There are lots of reasons why someone might harbor a spirit, and none of them are good...
  • Envy by J.R. Ward

    Envy by J.R. Ward

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 35 ratings
    A man and a woman tread the lines of danger, desire, and deliverance in the new novel of the Fallen Angels from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series. As the son of a serial killer, homicide detective Thomas "Veck" DelVecchio, Jr., grew up in the shadow of evil...
  • Crave by J.R. Ward

    Crave by J.R. Ward

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 41 ratings
    Seven deadly sins. Seven souls that must be saved. One more no-holds- barred battle between a fallen angel with a hardened heart and a demon with everything to lose. Isaac Rothe is a black ops soldier with a dark past and a grim future. The target of an assassin, he finds himself behind bars, his fate in the hands of his gorgeous public defender Grier Childe...
  • Afterlife by Stephanie Hudson

    Afterlife by Stephanie Hudson

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 29 ratings
    Afterlife… just some gothic nightclub where gossip is fuelled by the presence of a rich and unearthly, handsome family or Afterlife…the strange place where time seems to stand still and guests feel the presence of something more powerful held within the confines of the VIP. Keira is new to this small, cold town and is running from a past that seems to feast on her darkest memories...
  • Refugee by Erica Stevens

    Refugee by Erica Stevens

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    Whispers, rumors, and horror stories abound about The Barrens and the strange creatures that lurk within them. Determined to find the remaining vampires that stood against his father in the war, Braith knows that it’s dangerous to enter the inhospitable land, but that they must if they are to have a chance at gaining allies to help overthrow the king...
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