Mei-Li Hastings is in trouble. She's Dream Sharing with a Kindred warrior. Normally that's a regular part of being claimed by one of the tall, handsome aliens who came to Earth looking for brides. But in Mei-Li's case, nothing is normal. The dreams she's having show a huge, frightening male with a red laser for an eye and a metal arm. The man who's coming to claim her is a Dark Kindred-one of the emotionless denizens of Zeaga Four where love is unknown and feelings are outlawed. Six has risen steadily in the ranks of the Collective since his inclusion into the Dark Kindred at age fourteen. Now, to his dismay, he is suddenly having dreams he cannot ignore-dreams of a girl with dark eyes and silky black hair who fears him desperately. Despite the fact that he is supposed to feel nothing, Six finds himself drawn to the girl. And when he is ordered by his superior to claim her, he comes in search of his future bride. Now they are locked in a struggle of light versus dark...cold versus warmth. For when Mei-Li is near him, Six's frozen heart begins to thaw. Though the Dark Kindred warrior is determined not to commit "Feel-crime" he cannot contain the emotions growing within him for the petite girl he snatched from Earth. But with the newfound feelings of love and desire, come some much darker feelings. In order to love Mei-Li, Six will have to face the darkness within and a tragic past he has locked away for years. Will he survive the memories that surface...or will they drive him mad? You'll have to read Enhanced to find out.
Lissa is madly in love with Saber and it seems he returns her feelings but she has a problem. She and the man of her dreams both come from the same clan of the Touch Kindred. By the archaic laws of their people, they are too closely related to be bonded. Which means that even though there is no blood tie between them, they are doomed to remain apart. But their personal dilemmas will soon be the least of their worries. Sacred scrolls, vital to the defense of the Kindred people, have been stolen and sold to a collector on the barbaric slave planet, Yonnie Six. To retrieve them, Lissa and Saber must go undercover as Mistress and slave on the savage world where domination, submission, and kinky sex are the order of the day. Will the love between them survive this trial by fire? Or will Lissa lose everything and be Exiled from the one person she loves above all others? A timid priestess turned Mistress... A proud warrior posing as her slave Will their love blossom on the savage world where domination, submission, and kinky sex are the order of the day? Or will Lissa be Exiled from the one male she loves above all others?
How does a girl who's about to take her vows as a nun wind up with two hot warriors to pick from? That's Becca Malone's problem. After eating a piece of bonding fruit cake, she wound up with Far and Truth, Twin Kindred warriors who were separated at birth and never formed a proper Twin bond. Because the twins hate each other, Becca feels free to choose between them...until the three of them fall into a vision of unspeakable terror...a vision that is about to come true if Far and Truth don't quickly form a bond. And guess who has to be the bridge between them? Becca is scared to death she's going to wind up bonded for life and Far and Truth aren't too thrilled about the prospect of sharing her. But when the ominous vision sends them on a trip to a rogue planet where the inhabitants live out their lives in a strange, mental internet called the Mindscape, they have no choice but to come together in the most intimate way possible. Becca comes to realize she can't choose between the light twin, sweet and gentle Far and the dark twin, intense and passionate Truth. But how can she be with both of them at once when the twins have sworn to be forever...Divided?
Emily Brooks is just an unremarkable girl living a boring existence--she teaches kindergarten, has a small house on the north end of Tampa, and tries not to envy her sister's perfect life. But Emily holds a remarkable secret within--one that won't stay hidden much longer. She is about to become something and someone completely different--that is, if she lives long enough to undergo the transformation. Tragar is a Beast Kindred with tragedy in his past. Pain and loss have driven him from the Kindred way of life and into a new career--that of a deadly Verrak assassin. The Verrak take an oath to kill every target they contract for or die trying. Now Emily is in his crosshairs but the moment he gets close enough to her, his sharp Kindred senses tell him something is different about this particular target. Emily is a Khalla--a rare female who some say embody the essence of the Goddess herself. She is a treasure beyond compare. Tragar is well aware that his own choices have left him unfit to serve her but at least he can protect her until he can find someone worthy on his home planet of Rageron. But there are dark forces in their way. Tragar's oath to kill can not be broken lightly. And there is a shadowy figure rising from the darkness who wishes to claim Emily's life. Can the fallen warrior guide and protect Emily to the place she truly belongs? Or will he die trying? You'll have to read Targeted to find out.
Nina is normal Florida girl with a job and a life and a grandmother she adores. But lately she's been having disturbing dreams. Dreams of a man with a shadowed face-a man filled with pain and need and desire only she can slake. She fears him but at the same time, the dreams leave her breathless with need. Who is this dark stranger and what does he want of her? Reddix is a Touch Kindred with an inverted Touch Sense-he can't touch with his mind like others of his kind. Instead, he is doomed to endure their emotions like a physical invasion every time he's around anyone. Desperation drives him to kidnap Nina-the girl he has been dreaming of. But he doesn't take her out of love but as a sacrifice to one who claims she can cure his affliction. Snatching Nina from her job, Reddix takes her on a journey to the stars that ends in disaster. Now, marooned on a strange planet they will have to learn to work together in order to survive. Can Nina forgive Reddix's attack and gain his trust enough to heal him...or will his face remain forever Shadowed?
Tess Hughes is on the run from her abusive ex-husband. The problem is, he's a detective and there's no place on Earth he can't find her. Solution? Hide somewhere that's not on Earth—the Kindred Mother Ship. That's how she winds up posing as Pairing Puppet—one of the robotic mistresses that service the Unmated Males of the Kindred who need a little sexual stress release from time to time. Of course, Tess never actually performs a Pairing Puppet's duties—she hides every time a new 'customer' comes in. But then she gets caught out in the open…at exactly the wrong time.Garron of the Rai'ku Kindred has a dragon sized problem and it's living right inside of him. His dr'gin, the ravenous beast that lives inside every Rai'ku male, is trying to get out. Problem is, if Garron lets it escape, it will eat the first person it sees. He's burning with need and the more his desire grows, the greater the danger to those around him. Desperate to quench his smoldering desire and keep his dr'gin contained, he goes to the Pairing House…and chooses Tess.Now the two of them are on the run. Expelled from the Mother Ship, Tess is once again menaced by her abusive ex who will stop at nothing to get her back. Garron has sworn to protect her but the beast inside him is more dangerous than any outside threat could be. Can Garron protect Tess from the man who has sworn to destroy her without letting the beast inside him run free? If not, she will surely be…Devoured.
Commander Stavros Rii of the Kindred is a Sin Eater--thick black lines cover his back and neck causing him to feel the pain of others. It is a curse that threatens to shorten his life and makes him unable to bond with a female--not that he's ever found one he wants to bond with. Until he meets Charlie. Charlie Sayers is an agent with the Earth Protection Bureau-- and anti Kindred agency dedicated to ridding the world of the big aliens. Charlie joined the EPB out of a sense of patriotism but she has her own reasons to hate the Kindred. But she has bigger problems than the Kindred at the moment--the Enhanced Ones have come to Earth and they're planning to take over the planet, enslave the inhabitants and strip them of all emotion. Charlie can't have that so she agrees to go undercover with Stavros to find the Heart of Love--an artifact which can destroy their mutual enemy forever. On their dangerous and difficult mission, Charlie learns that going undercover with your worst enemy can rapidly turn him into your best friend...or your lover. Can she hold on to her beliefs and stay true to herself, or will she lose her heart to Stavros? And even if she gives in to desire, will Stav be able to bond her to him? Or are they Cursed to be apart forever?
Anything for you Mistress... Thrace S'ver is an unwilling slave. Drugged and bound, he is taken to the Flesh Bazaar and put up for sale to the highest bidder. But this is not the first time Thrace has been on the auction block-he has a past full of horrors he doesn't intend to repeat. Desperate to be free, he swears he'll kill whoever buys him. Lonnara Trin is the Captain of a merchant ship from the all female planet of Zetta Prime where sexual relations with a male are considered unnatural and wrong. She has no use for males personally, but she needs a big, muscular slave or her business will suffer-Thrace fits the bill. Soon Mistress and slave are embroiled in a desperate conflict which draws them intimately together. To her surprise, Trin actually begins to have feelings for her slave. And though Thrace swore to be free, he finds himself devoted to his new Mistress. When their differences threaten to tear them apart, Trin tries to grant Thrace his freedom. But she doesn't realize that his heart has already been...Enslaved.
Brides of the Kindred-- A race of Genetic Traders from beyond the stars. Three very different types of Alpha males all focused on one thing...claiming their brides In all their years of travel the Kindred have come across only three worlds with species close enough to their own to initiate a trade. Earth is the fourth. Olivia Waterhouse is about to be Claimed.
What happens when you wake up in someone else's body? And what if that someone happens to be a huge, hot, Alien warrior? Frankie is about to find out...the hard way. Kerov knows his people used to have the ability to Switch bodies with their bonded mates, but he has no idea who the girl in his head is. And the fact that she's controlling his body goes beyond awkward...it could be lethal if anyone finds out. On his home planet of Tarsia, Switching is a crime punishable by death. But there are worse things than dying as he finds out when he gets stuck in Frankie's body as well. What is a Brazilian bikini wax anyway? And why does he have to remove his pants to get one? Will Frankie and Kerov ever get back to their own bodies? And what do the steamy dreams they've been sharing have to do with their destinies? You'll have to read Switched, Brides of the Kindred 17, to find out.
In the near future, as America endures its second Great Depression, former Navy SEAL Shane Laughlin finds work as a test subject at the Obermeyer Institute, only to be plunged into a strange world where mild-mannered scientists can kick his highly skilled ass. These “Greater-Thans” undergo rigorous training to master unique abilities—including telekinesis, super strength, and reversal of the aging process—by accessing untapped regions of the brain. But for the rich and reckless, there’s a quick, seductive alternative: Destiny, a highly addictive designer drug that can make anyone a Greater-Than—for a lethal price. Michelle “Mac” Mackenzie is determined to end the scourge of Destiny. As one of OI’s crack operatives, she’s learned to wield her powers responsibly. But she’s knocked for a loop when she meets the new test subject: Shane, the same smoldering stranger who just rocked her world in a one-night stand. Mac’s got reasons to keep her distance from him—and reasons that are just as strong to want him close. She’s used to risking her life, but now, in the midst of the ultimate war on drugs, she must face sacrificing her heart. BONUS: This edition includes Suzanne Brockmann's short story Shane's Last Stand.
Commander Terex has had a terrible life. First he lost his mate, then he was taken over by an evil demon, then attacked and mutilated by the Dark Kindred, Two--enemy of his kind. He feels broken and the only thing that can make him whole again is vengeance--or so he thinks. Elaina Benet has a secret grief--a sister who is terminally ill with no hope of recovery. She too, feels broken inside--unable to do anything but grieve. But then a prophesy is spoken--Elaina's healing and Terex's vengeance lie in the same direction, in the mysterious Dark Sector. Ships that fly into this part of the universe never return and yet this is where they must go. Despite Elaina's fear, she is willing to risk anything to save her sister. Terex just wants revenge. Neither of them is looking for love but sometimes the Goddess has plans of her own. What awaits them in the Dark Sector--love or death? You'll have to read Uncharted to find out.
Author: Evangeline Anderson
Release Date: 2011-04-30
Sophia Waterhouse has always been afraid of needles and vampires so there's no way she wants anything to do with a modern day Count Dracula--even if he does come wrapped in the package of a huge Kindred warrior with blond hair and ice blue eyes. She's only on the Kindred Mothership to participate in her sister Liv's wedding and that's all.Sylvan is a Tranq Kindred who has made a sacred vow never to call a bride. After a devastating rejection on his home planet, his heart is a block of ice no one can melt--or so he thinks until he meets Sophia.When their ship is forced down in the middle of a rugged mountain range Sophia and Sylvan are stranded. Running for their lives they have only each other to depend on. Will they give in to the intense attraction between them or will the evil hunting Sophia take its toll? You'll have to read Brides of the Kindred Book 2--Hunted to find out.More about the Brides of the Kindred seriesA race of Genetic Traders from beyond the starsThree very different types of menAll looking for one thing...their bridesBeast Kindred--Savage in battle these dark, brooding warriors from Rageron bring their passion and intensity to the bedroom. They possess a very special endowment that ensures every sexual experience is a tantric one.Blood Kindred--Cold as ice to their enemies, these tall, blond warriors from Tranq Prime warm up when they find the right woman. But be careful...they bite.Twin Kindred--Muscular and rugged, these warriors from Twin Moons always come in pairs and cannot be separated. They experience physical pain when parted from each other...or the one woman they both choose to love.And then there is the enemy...The Scourge--A genetic trade gone wrong, these menacing outsiders have twisted desires and sexual needs fierce enough to frighten away even the most adventurous. Their need to dominate and possess their women completely has led to a strange prophesy that they must fulfill...or die trying.
Elise is fractured inside, stained by a past she refuses to remember. Merrick is scarred both inside and out, a half-breed with a brutal background, at home nowhere in the universe. Now they are tied together by an unstable bond which could kill them both. Their journey will take them to the lawless planet of Rageron-the wildest of all the Kindred worlds. There, in the deep blue jungles of an alien world, Elise must bare her soul and relive the horror that nearly killed her. Can she and Merrick make each other whole or will Elise run from her pain? If she does, Merrick cannot help but chase her...Elise is being Pursued.
They tore him from his family, erased his past, even stripped him of his name--all to mold him into the perfect fighting machine and ultimate bodyguard. They call him Varin--the Bound One--and he is utterly devoted to one woman alone, the Princess Brynalla of Galen Prime. Though he doesn't know it, Varin is a Vision Kindred--able to see and decimate any enemy's weakness immediately. His branch of the Kindred form a dream-sharing bond early--a fact that has been exploited to bind him to Princess Brynalla of the Royal House of Galen Prime. But the bond is only supposed to go one way--no one knows that Brynalla dreams of her silent, stoic guard nearly as often as he dreams of her. Though he can never have her, Varin is sworn to protect her with his life...but there are some things even he can't protect her from. When a race of insectile beings called the Hive threaten Galen Prime, Brynalla's father agrees to hand his daughter over to their leader, X'izith, as a Breeding Queen. Varin saves her from a fate worse than death but the Hive's memory is long and hungry--Varin and Brynn won't be safe until they find a haven to shelter them. Varin knows he has a people and a past--if he can find them, he can protect his princess. But the memory block that keeps him from remembering, also binds him to Brynn. Will he still love her when he recovers his past and becomes Unbound? And can even the might of the Kindred save them from the hunger and fury of the Hive?