The Phoenix Project

Zebra Books
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In a hidden desert lab compound, unwilling subjects are held for experimentation with an unthinkable goal—the genetic mutation of human beings . . .

All Amara knows is that the complete lack of freedom, the endless experiments and personal indignities have tested the limits of her sanity. But nothing prepares her for being locked away—naked—with a sexy ex-cop . . .

The department shrink always told Nick Gregory he had a hero complex that was going to get him killed one day, or worse. This is definitely worse. Even drugged so that his most basic animal instincts are uncontrollable, he is driven to protect the beautiful female with whom he’s supposed to mate. One way or another, he will escape this hell . . . and take her with him.

“Jacquelyn Frank is a fresh new voice, a stunning new talent. I look forward to the next book.”
—Sherrilyn Kenyon

“Jacquelyn Frank knows how to write an intense, rip-roaring good read!”
—Cathy Maxwell
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New York Times bestselling author JACQUELYN FRANK is currently living in North Carolina, and has been writing romantic fiction ever since she picked up her first teen romance at age 13. With four sisters and other family scattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard, and a history of living all across the USA herself, she still always finds ways to give a nod to her native New York in her work. A former Sign Language Interpreter and substitute teacher, she is a powerful advocate of reading and writing. She is known for her persistent gifts of books to her nieces and nephews, as well as all the other children in her life, in an effort to see them love both as much as she does. She believes there is nothing more rewarding than the imagination and all it inspires, and nothing more tragic than illiteracy. Feel free to contact her at, visit her Facebook fan page or her website at, or follow her on Twitter.
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Zebra Books
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Apr 1, 2018
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Fiction / Romance / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Romance / Fantasy
Fiction / Romance / Paranormal / Shifters
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Miranda Zane is thrilled to be at the commune, but she’s not thrilled about having to pick one of the lumberjacks for her year-long sex buddy. All she can think of is the two doctors in charge of the study and the way her body felt when she first locked eyes with them.

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“Are you all right?”

Miranda suddenly realized that she’d been staring at the man, open- mouthed.

The doctor stood in front of her, and from what she could gather, he’d just asked her a question. But, she couldn’t recall any words sinking in to her head.

Heat rose in her face. All she’d ever wanted to do was make a good impression and now he was probably thinking she had a deficit of brain cells.

Miranda shook herself internally and summoned her top student skills. She took a deep breath, straightened her back and smiled brightly.

“Yes, doctor, how may I help you?” she said in an even, calm voice as if he’d just walked up to her and hadn’t already said something – whatever it was. It was a knee-jerk reaction, her nurse’s training kicking in. Respect the doctor. Feed their enormous egos. Always, always stand by to assist.

His eyes twinkled, and a smile tugged at his lips.

“So I take it, you are okay? Miranda Zane of 5215 Brookhurst Lane?”

It wasn’t a question. He knew. She wasn’t sure if that should please her or piss her off. So clinical of him to remember her address as well as her name. It meant nothing. Nothing at all. He probably just had a photographic memory, as many doctors did. It didn’t mean anything else.

“Why don’t you come back with me in the Jeep?”

“All right,” she said, or tried to say—but her tongue seemed too thick in her mouth, and the words came out more like, “Al vi ht.”

Miranda suddenly didn’t feel so good. The world seemed to swim around her. She felt dizzy and knew in an instant that she was suffering from dehydration, and possibly malnutrition from lack of food, or maybe it was the altitude.

The passenger van sped away, and she reached out for something to hold onto.

“Miranda, are you all right?” the doctor asked, taking her arm.

“What’s the altitude here?” she slurred.

The next thing she remembered was how dark brown the rich loamy soil looked as she fell towards it at a sickening pace. Something caught her before she could hit it, and then she passed out.

Her next memory was of waking up to the feel of bouncing over a bumpy road. Was she back on the bus? No, this was much worse than the bus. This vehicle had no shock absorbers, and her hair was flying into her face. She tried to reach for some hair that was sticking to her lips, but there was something holding her arms in place.

She opened her eyes a crack and knew at once that she was in the Jeep. Something around her waist moved, and she let out a yelp of surprise. She was sitting on someone’s lap, and that person had his arms wrapped around her.

Her eyes bulged as she made out the driver of the jeep. It wasn’t the sexy doctor driving the jeep, this time, it was her bus driver Mitchell, which meant she was sitting on the handsome doctor’s lap.

“Let me go,” she said.

“Just relax, we’re almost there.”

Hollywood, California home to the rich, the famous, and monsters!

Screenwriter Jan Darby is planning a blockbuster movie and her paranormal inspiration is a real, live monster. Little does she realize that her muse is planning a seduction that will turn her world upside down.

My Fair Monster from Award winning, paranormal romance author Lila Dubois is Book 2 in her bestselling series, Monsters in Hollywood.

She agreed to everything but sex. She hadn't counted on his monstrous creativity...

Since the day three incredibly hot men in disguise walk into her office and proved Monsters are real, intrepid screenwriter Jane Darby is obsessed with one task: to give the creatures a mythical makeover by writing a revolutionary, blockbuster screenplay. Now if only she can get over her own fear—and get the closed-mouth Michael to talk about his people.

Michael is fascinated by the demure and docile Jane, whose efforts to hold him at arm's length hide an untapped sexual passion—a beast within her, waiting to be set free. There's only one way to get under her lovely skin: strike a bargain.

For one week, she agrees to let him do anything, anything, he wants. But Jane's got conditions. First, no actual sex. Second, she has to enjoy it.

Jane's not really worried. What can happen if he sticks to the bargain? After all, she's not really turned on by the idea of Michael tying her down. Or bending her over his knee. Or...

This erotic paranormal romance contains gargoyle shapeshifters, monsters, and adult themes. My Fair Monster is not intended for readers under the age of 18.

Previously published: (2008) Samhain Publishing
New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Cynthia Eden begins her dark and sexy “Mine” romantic suspense series with…MINE TO TAKE.

Sometimes you want someone so much...

Sometimes you need someone so much...

Lust can become love.

And love can turn into a deadly obsession.


Skye Sullivan knows that someone is watching her. Not just watching--stalking her. Months ago, Skye was involved in a dangerous car accident. The accident ended her dancing career and sent her fleeing back to Chicago. Skye is convinced that her stalker caused the crash, and she fears that he won't stop pursuing her, not until she's dead.

When someone breaks into her apartment in Chicago, Skye turns to the one man she believes can protect her--Trace Weston. Once, Trace was her lover. Two lost souls, they'd come together in a firestorm of need and desire. But then Trace had pushed her away. He'd joined the military, vanishing from her life. She'd put all of her emotion into dancing, and she'd tried to forget him.

Now Trace is one of the most successful men in the United States. Rich, driven, and carrying dark secrets, he agrees to help Skye. He'll protect her from the danger that lurks in the darkness, but Trace wants more than to just be a guard for Skye.

He wants her. And he'll take her. The years have changed him, hardened him. He's not just a poor kid from the streets any longer. Now, he can have anything--or anyone--that he wants. And the one woman he has always wanted has just come back into his life. He won't let her go again.

But with the threats mounting against Skye, she suspects that her stalker may be intimately close. He's a man who knows her too well. As his attacks grow ever more dangerous, she realizes that if she trusts the wrong man, she could be making a fatal mistake.

Lust. Love. Obsession.

Just how far would you go in order to possess the one person you want the most?

Author's Note: MINE TO TAKE is a sexy romantic suspense. MINE TO TAKE is intended for adults. Sexy situations and adult language will be found within the pages of this story--please consider yourself warned. 

Other Books In Cynthia Eden's "Mine" Series: 

MINE TO HOLD - Book Three
MINE TO HAVE - Book Five

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