As the future prima, or head witch of her clan, Angela McAllister is expected to bond with her consort during her twenty-first year, thus ensuring that she will come into her full powers at the appointed time. The clock is ticking down, and her consort has yet to make an appearance. Instead, her dreams are haunted by a man she’s never seen, the one she believes must be her intended match.
But with time running out, and dark forces attempting to seize her powers for their own, Angela is faced with a terrible choice: give up her dreams of the man she may never meet and take the safer path, or risk leaving her clan and everyone in it at the mercy of those who seek their ruin. (Book 1 of the Witches of Cleopatra Hill)
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Still struggling to deal with the brutal murder of her younger sister, Jenny McAllister is just going through the motions, doing her best to pick up the pieces and move on with her life — a life she's not sure is really worth living at all.
Meeting Colin Campbell at a family event changes everything. Even though he's a civilian, Jenny begins to let him in. She knows that falling for someone who's not from one of the witch clans will only complicate her life, but she can't resist the attraction. However, Colin has issues of his own. He can't let Jenny know the truth — the truth that will destroy their budding romance. When he begins to unravel the mystery of Jenny's family, long-buried secrets come to light. Now Colin must decide between his duty and his heart. Will he protect the McAllister clan, or will he expose them to the world for his own personal gain?
Catalina Castillo should be happy in her renovated vineyard house, weaving intricate tapestries. But her nights echo with emptiness — until she hears her name whispered on the wind, and a man steps out from among the vines.
He’s tall, black-haired, a stranger — and then he shifts. He’s the Lord of Chaos, the demon who helped the Castillo clan defeat their arch-enemy. When she offers him shelter, she’s not sure if it’s family honor or her body talking.
After months of being stranded on Earth, Loc has finally found a warlock with the power to send him back to his own world. But the dark New Orleans spellcaster wants something in return. Cat is the key to capturing the prize, but as desire weaves its spell between them, Loc finds himself struggling with something he’s rarely bothered with…a conscience.
With the demon realm calling him home, their attraction can never be more than that. But when the warlock kidnaps Cat, Loc realizes what he stands to lose. If he doesn’t act fast, she won’t need her innate ability to talk to ghosts. Because she’ll be one of them herself….
Demon Born is the fifth novel in the Witches of Canyon Road series, a spin-off from Christine Pope’s bestselling Witches of Cleopatra Hill books. Although characters from previous books in the series appear, this is a standalone paranormal romance.
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