Charm City: The Demon Whisperer #1

Red Fist Fiction
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The darkness is rising and one man stands against it: the exorcist mage Simon Alliant. But in Baltimore, he finally meets his match...a part-mortal divinity with the power to whisper away demons.

Simon Alliant is an exorcist who battles demons, whether he wants to or not. Sometimes it's not so bad...he gets to play with magic, after all. But for Simon, magic represents a demon of another kind. He's addicted to magic and it takes more than a handful of charms to keep that particular demon at bay.

Chiara is part Light, part Dark, and stubbornly mortal. The woman has a way with words: she literally talks demons into abandoning their human hosts. Simon thinks that's not the only trick she has up her sleeve-and that's pretty high praise coming from a mage like him.

As intriguing as that may be, Simon has too many reasons to distrust her...one of them being his more-or-less partner, an angelic Watcher. Amidst all the celestial warnings of the rising dark comes a new prophesy that makes him wonder: is Chiara a threat to him and all of mankind?

Or will she be his salvation?
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About the author

Ash Krafton is a writer of all things spec fic. She believes spectacular endings make the best beginnings... Why not? One billion black holes can't be wrong.

The second bravest thing she's ever done was volunteering to go first when her Girl Scout troop visited a High Ropes challenge course somewhere back in the eighties. (Thankfully, few photos exist.) The third bravest thing was wearing her purple Colin Stuart boots with the extreme stiletto heel to her kids' school open house one year. (Three floors, all steps, no brakes.) The top of the Brave Things list, however, remains to be written.

Contact Ash through her website: www.ashkrafton.com
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/ashkraftonauthor
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ashkrafton

And don't forget to say hello to her alter ego, AJ Krafton, who writes New Adult speculative fiction. AJ's début book THE HEARTBEAT THIEF, can be found here: http://amzn.to/1FZb0Vk
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Publisher
Red Fist Fiction
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Published on
Aug 23, 2016
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Pages
202
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ISBN
9781946120052
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Fantasy / Dark Fantasy
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This content is DRM protected.
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Ash Krafton
 "The world of the Demimonde is so incredibly creative, fascinating and complex and to all that this book added the expansion of the were and witch cultures." Amazon Reviewer

"My favorite of the series! More Dierk please!!!" Amazon Reviewer BookAngelRV ★★★★★

"Krafton's unique voice and excellence as a novelist make [Wolf's Bane] a must read in theworld of the supernatural." Amazon Reviewer Jonel ★★★★★

USA Today bestselling author, Ash Krafton, invites you to return to the world of the Demimonde with the thrilling conclusion to her urban fantasy trilogy...

Since becoming oracle to the demivampire two years ago, advice columnist Sophie has battled werewolves and survived a vampire attack (or two).However, not only was she powerless to save her lover Marek when he slipped to the brink of evolution, she also witnessed his transformation into a falcon, the symbol of Horus United.

Sophie's quest to save Marek is further complicated when rock star Dierk Adeluf--who also happens to be the king of the Werekind--invites her backstage after a concert. Just when it seems she will find respite from heartache, Sophie is bitten by a werewolf and Dierk decides she is destined to be his queen.

Sophie is caught between the demivamps she loves and the Were who commands her to love him. Throw in his jealous wanna-be girlfriend--a true bitch if ever there was one--and an ambush by witches, and there you have the big mess that Sophie calls her life. And, hello? Her soul mate is still a bird.
Ash Krafton
 "Fans of Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance need to add this one to their lists. Powerful stuff, people!" Sophia Rose ★★★★★
"I absolutely loved the story and can't wait to read the next book in the series to find out what happens next." Jeep Diva Reviews ★★★★★
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From USA Today and international bestselling author, Ash Krafton, comes the award-winning first book in an urban fantasy series that put a twist on vampire lore and captured the hearts of readers around the world. Bleeding Hearts (Demimonde #1) will introduce you to Sophie Galen, the advice columnist-turned-oracle who is saving the world...one damned person at a time...
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Enter the world of the Demimonde.

Look outside your window. Same old town, same streets, same people, same stories you've lived all your life. Or... are they?

Sophie Galen is an advice columnist from the suburbs of Philly. Like many sensitive women, she's done her best to create a shelter for herself in order to live in a safe, predictable world, protecting her vulnerable self: her mind, her heart, her soul. 

Then he came into her life and blew the walls in.

When Marek Thurzo arrived, he brought with him all the secrets she never wanted to know: the world outside was not what she thought. There were people and creatures and powers she'd never dared to believe exist and at the very center of this humongous supernatural web was one single person.

Her. The Sophia. The one hope for redemption for the Demivampire race.

Some days, she still can't wrap her head around the whole thing. Other days...

...she's ready to do whatever it takes to protect her demivamps, no matter the obstacle, no matter the enemy, no matter the personal cost.

While meeting her deadlines, natch. Who says a girl can't multitask while saving the world?
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"[Krafton] has done what very few authors have done for me to date: made all her books something I put on my urgent to-read pile." Long and Short Reviews
Ash Krafton
"A talented writer can convince a reader that fantasy is real; a gifted author makes it look easy from the opening scene. Such is Krafton's brilliance in The Heartbeat Thief."  --Rachel McClellan, Author
                              
Haunted by a crushing fear of death, a young Victorian woman discovers the secret of eternal youth--she must surrender her life to attain it, and steal heartbeats to keep it.
 In 1860 Surrey, a young woman has only one occupation: to marry. Senza Fyne is beautiful, intelligent, and lacks neither wealth nor connections. Finding a husband shouldn't be difficult, not when she has her entire life before her. But it's not life that preoccupies her thoughts. It's death--and that shadowy spectre haunts her every step.
 So does Mr. Knell. Heart-thumpingly attractive, obviously eligible--he'd be her perfect match if only he wasn't so macabre. All his talk about death, all that teasing about knowing how to avoid it...
 When her mother arranges a courtship with another man, Senza is desperate for escape from a dull prescripted destiny. Impulsively, she takes Knell up on his offer. He casts a spell that frees her from the cruelty of time and the threat of death--but at a steep price. In order to maintain eternal youth, she must feed on the heartbeats of others.
 From the posh London season to the back alleys of Whitechapel, across the Channel, across the Pond, across the seas of Time...
 How far will Senza Fyne go to avoid Death?
The latest in dark fantasy from Ash Krafton...It's a little bit Jane Austen, a little bit Edgar Allen Poe, and a whole lot of stealing heartbeats in order to stay young and beautiful forever... 
         
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