Sometimes forgiveness is the greatest escape.
Dealing with the loss of her mother, seventeen-year-old Jessica Stone tries to find an escape from the pain by secretly medicating herself with Xanax, but the anxiety increases, crushing her and her grades.
Then she meets Caleb Jonas, the pastor's son at her mother's church. Between his cute dimples and love of fast cars, Jessica is completely smitten, and the feeling is mutual. But dating a Christian boy isn't easy. He doesn't party, and he never goes past first base. Jessica struggles with his faith, since it makes her question her own, but for the first time since her mother's death, she can breathe. Life is finally shifting into a state of happiness.
But the differences between them grow until one act of betrayal forces to rip them apart forever. Hurt and love collide into a storm neither can break free from, and Jessica must decide if she's ready to trust her heart, one last time.
Fans of Ismee William's The Train is Being Held and Pushing the Limits by Katie Mcgarry will enjoy this similar emotional Young Adult Contemporary Romance.
Book Genre: romance
Romeo and Juliet meet The Walking Dead in 9th Century KievAfter accompanying his father to a Slavic settlement to investigate strange tales of the undead, Viking Folkvarr discovers that not only do the dead walk, but the whole forest wants his kind dead. When his father is kidnapped by the magical rusalka maidens, there's only one person who can help, and Vikings and Slavs just don't mix.
Ever since her parents were slaughtered by Vikings, Agna has feared and hated the Northmen. When a voldak attacks her in the woods, she realizes the dead are more terrifying than Vikings. Putting aside the hate and distrust, she decides to help Folkvarr and stop the madness invading her home.
With generations of dislike running through their veins, Folkvarr and Agna must embrace their growing desire and work together in order to save both their people from the rising dead.
But sometimes love isn't enough, and it can't stop what's about to come.
Arabella must use her songspell magic to stop a necromancer from destroying everything she holds dear.
After being kidnapped by occultists, Arabella Grace and her family move to the mining town of Port Tablot to forget the horror they experienced in England. With scars adorning her body, Arabella searches for peace by hiding within her songs.
But Port Tablot has its own demons.As the dead leave their domain, a spark of magic awakens within Arabella, and her songs have the power to stop the creatures from hurting anyone she loves, including the quirky boy Leo she's falling for...if she's willing to make a sacrifice.
With the powerful words of her songs, Arabella must fight the wave of undead and stop the necromancer who's raising them...or it won't just be her home that falls in to a pit of ghosts.
The power that once saved her life could now destroy it.
Arabella and her older brother Edgard leave home to journey to a secret monastery where Arabella's power will be tested and hopefully deemed "holy" by the nuns.
While Edgard may have plans for his sister, Arabella has her own agenda. No matter how hard she tries, she can't forget about the quirky boy who opened her heart and left her for dead. She needs to find Leo and his missing horde of undead and stop them both once and for all.
But when a dead girl with the same cult markings as Arabella is found in a quiet village they pass through, everything changes.
Edgard wants to run. Arabella wants to fight.
Now she must decide whether to protect the village from the cult or to look out for herself, knowing that the wrong choice will seal the fates of everyone around her.
Continue reading the second book in the Unholy Magic Saga and get lost in a YA Paranormal Romance series that takes place in Victorian England and has a gothic twist. Perfect for fans of Victoria Schwab and Holly Black.
When grief becomes a weapon, you embrace it.
When Arabella loses everything, she travels to an abbey in Oxfordshire to control her power in order to protect her brother’s unborn child. If the cult of occuli can’t have Arabella, her niece or nephew will be next.
But training with the nuns is grueling and Arabella is ready to quit, disbelieving she has the power to help anyone. Her songspell magic almost killed everyone she loved. How could it possibly save them?
All her worries and doubt increase when a priest in the same robed attire as the ones who kidnapped her comes to the market where the nuns sell bread. He doesn’t recognize Arabella, but she instantly remembers him, and he seems to be allies with the nuns.
Terrified of choosing the wrong side, Arabella battles her doubts and fears and who to trust. The cult is closer now than ever before and Arabella must decide who she’s going to be: the girl who got her brother killed or the woman who will risk it all to save the innocent.
Scroll up and click to continue the adventure in Slayer of the Song: Book Three of the Unholy Magic Saga. A YA Paranormal Romance series that takes place in Victorian England and has a gothic twist. Perfect for fans of Victoria Schwab and Holly Black.
A powerful runaway princess and a dark fae pirate will discover there's more than scandalous emotions churning in the sea.
Havana flees an arranged marriage to run to the Oasis where human, fae, and every other race of Saol live in opulent paradise. To get there, she'll have to board a ship called the Ravager which is just as deadly as its dark fae captain.
It doesn't take long for the sea to capture Havana's heart, and it takes even less for her to fall for the silver-haired Leon who is just as dangerous as the wild sea he navigates.
But Havana isn't just running from a marriage.
The secret she harbors will set war upon the Ravager and its crew, and she's the only one who can stop it.
If she's willing to tell the truth.
The Eternal Sea is a stand alone Fantasy Romance within the Shifting Fae world. Perfect for readers looking for epic fantasy, slow-burn romance, fast-paced action and a happily ever after.
Azalea has spent the last three decades lounging on the soft sands of the Oasis, ignoring her duties as a light bearer. When the dark fae who broke her heart comes on behalf of the Borderlands to seek her aid, she can only run so far.
The Rift to the shadow realm called the Never is expanding. The Magi Council needs powerful light bearers to perform one massive spell to seal the Rift for good. Orion's job is to bring Azalea to the Borderlands and he'll have to do more than beg and plead to convince her to go. When she refuses, he’ll threaten her with the one thing she couldn’t possibly refuse.
Azalea will have to bury her hurt and find the strength to overcome her past or her beloved Oasis and every other safe haven in Saol will be lost to the darkness forever, but sometimes the past can't be forgotten and the pain of remembering is too much to bear.
This is the final story in the Shifting Fae series! Certain characters from the previous books will show up for the final fight!
He's risking his life to save his sister while she falls in love with the dark lord who took her.
Seventeen-year-old Avikar spends most of his time in the stables trying to forget his tragic past, but when his sister Jeslyn is kidnapped, he must undertake an impossible quest to save her from the dark lord of Daath, a mystical place thought only to exist in fables.
Daath is very real, and its keeper has diabolical plans for Jeslyn.
Lucino is a shapeshifter who feeds off the auras of humans, and Jesyln's is the most powerful shade he's ever encountered. She should hate him. Only, the longer she's in his clutches, the more entranced she becomes with his domain-- and with the monstrous lord himself.
Avikar will give everything to find his sister, but the longer he takes, the harder she falls, and it won't just be her life in danger.
When Rosalie is thrown into a deadly bridal competition she must decide if the dark fae stealing her heart can be trusted to save her life.
In order to save her sick firehawks, Rosalie sells herself into a competition to marry the wicked magistrate of Farrow's Gate. If she wins, her farm is saved. If she loses, she'll be forced to work off her family's debt in an undisclosed location.
But the magistrate won't marry just any human.
He wants a mate whose magic rivals his own, and Rosalie can't ever reveal how powerful she is. In the world of Saol magic is regulated, and if the Magi Council discovered what she is, it won't only be her life at risk. Her only chance of escape is with the magistrate's dark fae bodyguard, Baine, and he has no interest in helping a human.Until one night in the moonlit woods when everything changes between them and the truth behind the bridal competition is revealed.
Losing the competition means death, winning means the death of others, and Rosalie is out of time. If she doesn't choose soon, someone will do it for her.
The Moonlit Woods is a standalone Fantasy Romance within the Shifting Fae world perfect for readers looking for sweeping, epic fantasy, slow-burn romance, fast-paced action, and a happily ever after.
A human sorceress. A dark fae mage. A deadly war that will seal their fates forever.
Kelia is one of the Magi Council's top sorceress and they've sent her to the underground City of Stars to retrieve a prodigal child from the dark fae. The child is the key to the spell that will close the Rift in the Never for good.
To make it to the city, Kelia will need the aid of a dangerous mercenary named Callum whose last twenty years were spent in a magi prison. The Queen demanded his release in exchange for the child, and not even the magi understand why. He's shifty, untrustworthy, disgustingly handsome, and Kelia will need more than her arcane tricks to keep Callum focused on the journey ahead.
When they reach the underground city, and straight into war, their darkest fears become real. If they want to survive, they'll need to learn to trust in each other and combine their hearts and spells to stop the deadly siege.
If not, they’ll never see the surface again.
The Starlit City is a standalone Fantasy Romance within the Shifting Fae world perfect for readers looking for sweeping, epic fantasy, a slow-burn romance, fast-paced action, and a happily ever after.