On the run from the City soldiers, the Amazons of Tristaine seek refuge deep in the mountains, where an even greater danger awaits. In their new mountain stronghold, a battle rages for the lives and souls of the Amazons of Tristaine. While Jess and her warriors fight a ghostly army, their weakened leader, Shann, must find a way to defeat a powerful demon queen. Shann’s only hero is to reveal long-held secrets that will change Brenna and Jess’s life forever. The Thesmephoria moon rises over the last bloody confrontation between two great Amazon tribes—the living and the dead—and when the sun dawns, only one queen rules the village.
After a harrowing escape from the City's prison, new lovers Brenna and the Amazon Jesstin are thrown into a battle that will determine the fate of their entire world. While Brenna struggles to find her place in the clan and the love between her and Jess grows, Tristaine is threatened with destruction when a crucial betrayal brings the City soldiers down upon the village. Brenna's emerging psychic gifts aid Jess and her warriors in a final bloody confrontation against the forces bent on destroying the Amazon way of life.
When just one happy ending is not enough... An anthology of passionate, sensual love stories about falling in love, being in love, and celebrating the love between women of every age—yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Discover the passion, the thrill, and the heartwarming satisfaction of love time and again with the tales from today's best-selling romance writers: Ali Vali, Cate Culpepper, Clifford Henderson, Erin Dutton, Gabrielle Goldsby, Gill McNight, Gun Brooke, JD Glass, Jennifer Harris, Jlee Meyer, Jove Belle, Julie Cannon, Kim Baldwin, Larkin Rose, Lee Lynch, Lisa Girolami, Meghan O'Brien, Merry Shannon, MJ Williamz, Nell Stark, Rachel Spangler, and Radclyffe. Editors Stacia Seaman and Radclyffe have edited five previous anthologies together, including the Lambda Literary winner Erotic Interludes 2: Stolen Moments and the Independent Publishers Gold medal winner, Erotic Interludes 5: Road Games.
“The Windigo has a heart of ice.” The legends of an ancient cannibal demon might have been enthralling, but they were folklore. To Jo and Becca, investigating reports of a Windigo is a lively scholarly exercise, and for Grady and Elena, it means a weekend at an idyllic mountain retreat. Only Pat and Maggie can draw on their Native roots to recognize a monster out of Algonquin myth, but only if they unlock the mystery of their shared past. Throw six volatile personalities into a snowbound cabin, beset by a blizzard, and stalked by a monster, and there’s no assurance they’ll survive the night with their sanity intact—or their lives.
Mac closed her eyes because that's how one traditionally prepared for prayer, and she was in need of divine intervention. A hiccup of laughter almost bubbled out of her. What kind of merciful goddess would cast her, shirtless and prostrate before a roaring fire on a stormy night, subject to the tender ministrations of the straightest woman on the eastern seaboard? Mac is a new therapist at Fireside, a domestic violence shelter in rural Virginia. Mac hopes to find answers here—answers for the women and children she works with, and to her own lifelong restlessness. Perhaps she'll even learn the identity of the small ghost who's been following her all her life. Abby is the shelter's doctor—irresistibly alluring, and straight as a stick. Mac and Abby, devoted to those they serve, discover equal passion for each other while fighting to protect all they love. Fireside is a story of love, friendship, healing, and laying our ghosts to rest at last.
After an unsuccessful three-month investigation into the murder of psychology professor Hope Devane, author of a best-selling anti-male polemic, homicide detective Milo Sturgis calls in psychologist Alex Delaware to uncover a motive for the cold-blooded stalking and killing. 220,000 first printing. BOMC Main.
Seven women, seven days. A lot can happen. There are three things that Amy Forrester loves most in the world: Jo, her wife of fifteen years; spending time with her closest friends; and her cabin in the woods. What better way to spend the week between Christmas and New Year's than having all three! When she invites her three best friends to join her and Jo in their mountain hideaway, all she expects is good food, fine wine, and lively conversation. Unfortunately for Amy, there are three things that she doesn't count on: her best friend's relationship is falling apart; her two other friends share a secret that causes nothing but conflict and discomfort; and the arrival of Jo's fly-by-the-seat-of-her-pants niece Darby, who has a habit of leaving broken hearts in her wake.Childhood friends, new lovers, and old rivals share beginnings, endings, and the uncommon bonds of friendship in a story filled with romance and possibility.
Award-winning Historical Fantasy by USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Cheri Lasota. An unforgettable tale weaving myth, history, and romance... Rejected by her father and yet determined to be her mother’s daughter, Eva takes on the tragic destiny of her namesake: the mythological Arethusa. Shipwrecked on foreign shores, Eva finds herself torn between the dark and dangerous shipowner's son and the kind-hearted orphan boy who rescues her. Faced with an impossible choice, Eva must heed the troubling warnings of her goddess-touched visions before her fated destiny destroys them all. Set against the lush backdrop of 1890s Azores Islands, this Historical Fantasy Romance won First Place in the Chanticleer Cygnus Awards and was a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. **** "Wish I could give it 10 stars. Love it. The story grabs you and puts you in such suspense and over the edge until the end." - Lunanima "Left me breathless and spellbound. I wanted to live inside its pages." - Karen Hooper, Author of Tangled Tides
Any night La Llorona walks the river is a night to stay indoors. One moonlit midnight, two very different women meet on the banks of the muddy Rio Grande. Grady Wrenn is a cultural anthropologist, enthralled by a local ghost story about a vengeful spirit known as the River Walker. Elena Montalvo, a spiritual healer, is that tortured spirit's only defender. Together, Grady and Elena must find a way to end the River Walker's murderous vendetta— and overcome a maze of cultural barriers to find each other.
For Torrin Ivanov, life is a bargaining table. Every planet is a new business opportunity. Legality is optional and supplying one side in a local civil war always adds up to profit. Jak Stowell is at war within a war. A woman hidden in the heart of a male-only army, her brother’s murder has left her desperate for vengeance. Her skill as a sniper gives her both the disguise she needs and paves the way ever closer to her real goal. She kills efficiently, without remorse. Putting down an off-world smuggler will be no different. A moment’s hesitation. A flicker of doubt. Two women on a collision course set off a chain reaction of intergalactic intrigue—and awaken a dangerous passion that could cost them their lives.
With the fate of entire civilizations at risk, the galactic battleground makes for unusual alliances and unexpected passions as two women from very different worlds join forces. When Commodore Rae Jacelon of the Gamma VI space station apprehends the alluring but decidedly dangerous Kellen O'Dal, it is the start of a breathtaking love story, as well as a dangerous rescue mission. A space adventure filled with suspense and a daring intergalactic romance. Book One: Supreme Constellations
Tristaine's hard-won peace is shattered when a lethal epidemic threatens to devastate the Amazon clan. Their only hope for a cure lies in the sinister laboratories of the City Clinic. To save the sisters they love, Jess and Brenna must leave their mountain village and return to the malevolent government facility that almost cost them their lives. The danger they face is harrowing, the stakes enormous...and they have precious little time.
Brenna has achieved the most prestigious assignment a city medic could hope for - working with the scientist Caster in the Clinic's top-secret military research unit. That her new duties include monitoring the health of tortured political prisoners shouldn't faze Brenna, she finds herself conflicted by her first patient.