When Vampire Sentinel Marie Antoinette slams into a new evil preying on both the human and supernatural creatures under her protection, she reaches out for help. What she finds is a scorching new love with Justin—an all-too-fragile human male. He might have muscles and attitude, but he is human!
Justin's last military assignment took all the joy out of his life. His father has the perfect solution—introduce him to someone with that same faraway look in her eyes. Justin has been dropped into a world he didn't realize existed and discovers an unwanted and deadly attraction to a MUCH older woman. His inexperience with this new reality is liable to get him killed, or worse!
Marie can't resist Justin. But they don't have any time to figure out if their attraction is more than just physical. They must hunt a cannibalistic monster that no one has figured out how to kill for thousands of years, rescue a young girl from a pack of rogue werewolves, and deal with Marie's pompous ex-boyfriend. Will they live long enough to discover they are made for each other?
Let Them Eat Cake is the first book in Ravyn Wilde's racy paranormal series, Creatures of Myth. This supernatural adult romance is filled with snarky humor and action-packed adventure. If you love sexy vampires, laugh out loud moments, and books bursting with mystery, suspense, and love—you'll adore this!
Pick up Let Them Eat Cake today and come play with the Creatures of Myth!
WARNING! This book contains scorching hot, steamy scenes and mature situations. It is intended for readers over the age of 18!
Samantha Moore has always hidden behind the words of others—namely, her favorite characters in literature. Now, she will learn to write her own story by giving that story to a stranger.
Sam is bookish, to say the least. An English major of the highest order, her diet has always been Austen, Dickens, and Shakespeare. The problem is, both her prose and conversation tend to be more Elizabeth Bennet than Samantha Moore.
But life for the twenty-three-year-old orphan is about to get stranger than fiction. An anonymous, Dickensian benefactor (calling himself Mr. Knightley) offers to put Sam through Northwestern University’s prestigious Medill School of Journalism. There is only one catch: Sam must write frequent letters to the mysterious donor, detailing her progress.
As Sam’s dark memory mingles with that of eligible novelist Alex Powell, her letters to Mr. Knightley become increasingly confessional. While Alex draws Sam into a world of warmth and literature that feels like it’s straight out of a book, old secrets are drawn to light. And as Sam learns to love and trust Alex and herself, she learns once again how quickly trust can be broken.
Reminding us all that our own true character is not meant to be hidden, Katherine Reay’s debut novel follows one young woman’s journey as she sheds her protective persona and embraces the person she was meant to become.
“Sprinkled with classic literary references and filled with poignant characterizations, Katherine Reay’s modern retelling of Jean Webster’s Daddy-Long-Legsis both reverently crafted and delightfully surprising.” —Laurel Ann Nattress, Austenprose.com
“Katherine Reay’s touching debut novel made me cry in all the right places. For joy.” —Laurie Viera Rigler, author of Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict
“A lovely debut novel from Katherine Reay! A wonderful story told in letter form, Dear Mr. Knightleywas easy to read (and love) and a delight the whole way through, with plenty of Austen and Bronte sprinkled throughout. This book is going on my keeper shelf!” —Austenitis, austenitis.blogspot.com
“Dear Mr. Knightley is an emotional, haunting tale of hope and perseverance in the face of adversity. With depth and honesty, Katherine Reay’s debut novel will grip your heart in the very first pages and not let go.” —Sarah E. Ladd, award-winning author of The Weaver’s Daughter
“Reay's debut novel, Dear Mr. Knightley, is a fun story told in a compelling voice that kept me up way too late. Highly recommended!” —Colleen Coble, USA Today bestselling author of Secrets at Cedar Cabin
They told wonderful tales of life at the North Pole: how the reindeer got loose and scattered presents all over the place; how the accident-prone North Polar Bear climbed the North Pole and fell through the roof of Father Christmas’s house into the dining room; how he broke the Moon into four pieces and made the Man in it fall into the back garden; how there were wars with the troublesome horde of goblins who lived in the caves beneath the house, and many more.
No reader, young or old, can fail to be charmed by Tolkien’s inventiveness in this classic holiday treat.
So begins Upstate, a powerful story told through letters between seventeen-year-old Antonio and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Natasha, set in the 1990's in New York. Antonio and Natasha's world is turned upside down, and their young love is put to the test, when Antonio finds himself in jail, accused of a shocking crime. Antonio fights to stay alive on the inside, while on the outside, Natasha faces choices that will change her life. Over the course of a decade, they share a desperate correspondence. Often, they have only each other to turn to as life takes them down separate paths and leaves them wondering if they will ever find their way back together.
Startling, real, and filled with raw emotion, Upstate is an unforgettable coming-of-age story with a message of undeniable hope. Brilliant and profoundly felt, it is destined to speak to a new generation of readers.