Love so fierce it transcends even death.
When Elinor Baxtor arrives at the dilapidated Marshell House to settle the estate of her law firm's oldest client, she can't help but feel a little spooked. The creaking gothic mansion is a far cry from her life as an adventurous party girl back in London.
Then she meets Eric Marshell, a man dressed entirely in black with a wicked smile and the ability to float through walls. Eric was the violinist in popular rock band Ghost Symphony until a hit-and-run accident claimed his life. Now he's trapped inside his mother's house for all eternity, and the only one who can see or hear him is Elinor.
Eric and Elinor fight their attraction for each other as they dig into the mystery of Eric's death. But when they uncover a dark and sinister plot that threatens Elinor's life, their bond draws them into a world neither of them understands. Can their love transcend the boundary between life and death?
The Man in Black is a steamy gothic romance by USA Today bestselling author Steffanie Holmes, Set in the English village of Crookshollow, it's a standalone novel of love, redemption, and second chances. If you love clever BBW heroines, crumbling gothic mansions, and brooding rockstars who know what they want, then this book will have you shivering all over.
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The rooms change places, the walls are closing in, and every day the house gets closer to being crushed beneath the weight of the void between the fae and human worlds.
Aisling is the Hollow's last protector, a young woman ready to sacrifice herself to protect her family’s magic from falling into the hands of the fae. She knew the Hollow would eventually take her life. But she never imagined it would bring her the boy of her dreams.
Niall is a warrior, a fae born and bred for killing. But all his strength and guile can’t help him save his brother, who is being held prisoner by a rival fae. The only way Niall can save his brother is to gain enough magic to pay off his debt. And there’s only one ready source of residual magic in the city – the Hollow.
Now, Aisling and Niall are trapped inside the Hollow. As their enemies batter at the doors, desperate for entry, and the void between worlds threatens to consume them in eternal night, Aisling and Niall must battle their own demons and join forces to save the magic of the Hollow from falling into the wrong hands.
If the Hollow falls, both worlds fall with it. But if Aisling and Niall succeed, they will be forced apart for all of eternity.
Hollow is a standalone paranormal romance novel by USA Today bestselling author Steffanie Holmes. Book II in the Fallen Sorcery shared world series, if you like stories of clever witches, deadly fae, and a house with a mind of his own, this book will be impossible to put down.
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Mary’s back, and she has to save Vicky from a supernatural threat. Helping her nemesis is the last thing Mary would choose, but she may be the only one able to save the cheerleader. While on a date, Vicky gets into a car wreck that leaves her in a coma. Through dreams, she reaches out to Mary for help. Mary isn’t happy to help her, but she’s willing to do almost anything to get the cheerleader out of her head. All Vicky can tell her is that something is clawing at her.
Ada and Ulrich have fled from the persecution of the village, but now a more dangerous threat awaits them in the forest. Ulrich's father, Damon of Donau-Ries, has heard of his son's betrayal. Now, the world's most formidable witch hunter marches across Europe in search of his heretic son, and the witch who turned him against God.
While Ulrich fights against his father, Ada faces her own battle. Her magic abilities have finally shown themselves, but she is in possession of a dark secret. Ada is more powerful than she could ever have imagined, but her power is also a danger to herself and to everyone she loves.
Coven is a full-length novel by USA Today bestselling author Steffanie Holmes. It's part 2 of a 3-part steamy romance series exploring Ada and Ulrich's forbidden love, and ends on a cliffhanger. The story contains elements of BDSM and dungeon play. If you like dark, brooding heroes, magical forces, and fearless heroines who know what they want, then this novel will have you shivering all over.
I, Willow Summers, am finally free from my mother’s oppressive home. No one in Crookshollow knows who I am or where I came from, and I intend to keep it that way. As long as I plaster a smile on my face and pull off perfect weddings for my clients, no one ever has to know that I’m broken.
That is, until Irvine Baird gets his claws into me.
The smoking hot, ten thousand miles out of my league Scottish hottie wants me, the good girl v*rgin with the dark past.
No one’s ever wanted me before.
There’s only one problem: he’s a werewolf.
The last time I met a werewolf, I lost my leg.
I should be running a mile from Irvine. Instead, I keep falling into his arms. He makes me uncomfortable. He sets my body on fire. He makes me want to spill my deepest, darkest secrets.
Irvine terrifies me. But whenever we touch, sparks fly. There’s an ache inside me that only he can satisfy.
I know I can’t have a happily ever after. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun together. The old me would never have tried a casual fling, but the new Willow can totally handle it. Right?
Wedding bells are ringing for some of your favourite characters in Crookshollow, but Irvine Baird has his sights on the one lass he can never have. Find out who gets their happily ever after in the thrilling finale of USA Today bestselling author Steffanie Holmes’ popular Wolves of Crookshollow series.
If you like hot Scottish werewolves (in kilts), smokin’ chemistry, and a broken heroine discovering her own power, then this book will have you howling for more.
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Alexandra Kline has landed her dream job - curating her first art exhibition at the prestigious Halt Institute in the small English village of Crookshollow. But the dream quickly turns into a nightmare when she’s forced to work with Ryan Raynard - the arrogant, reclusive artist who refuses to co-operate with her. When Ryan’s paintings don’t show up at the gallery on time, Alex heads out to his crumbling, gothic manor to give him a piece of her mind.
Billionaire artist Ryan Raynard hides a dark secret. He’s a fox shifter, who shuns the company of humans and hunts alone at night in the forest surrounding his home. But the moment he laid eyes on Alex, he can't help but be drawn to her. He can sense that she’s the descendent of a powerful shifter clan, and she is destined to become his mate. If only he was ready to fall in love again ...
As Ryan and Alex are drawn together, they realise they are facing bigger problems than Ryan’s stone-cold heart. Crookshollow is being overrun with a different kind of shifter – ruthless and deadly, these shifters are killing humans indiscriminately for no apparent reason. And they are hot on Alex’s scent.
Can Ryan keep Alex safe from harm, or will his need for her endanger them both?
Reader Note: This novella collection contains scorching sex, adult language, and some serious cliffhanger endings. If you like delicious sex, a hot alpha male fox and one clever, sarcastic heroine, then this series will have you howling for more. Enjoy!
This is a complete story with no cheating and a HEA.
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