Moonbeams and Wolf Dreams the first in the Children of Selene by Sarah Lousie. Aylin was found by her adopted fox shifter father in the hollowed out base of a large oak tree. She has forever been seen as prey in the pack she was raised in. The Alpha a nasty man that would sooner kill someone then ever help anyone. But soon it is time for Aylin’s first shift. Since she doesn’t know who her parents are, she has no idea what she could turn into for the first time.
But that is the least of her worries. The Alpha has taken an interest in her, and Aylin does not reciprocate. He plans to take her after her first shift figuring that she will be easy prey as she acts like she is submissive. Aylin and her father have already created a plan to get her off of pack lands after her first shift on the moon after her 25th birthday.
A nearby pack comes to attend the ceremony and as Aylin is blessed by Selene the shifter goddess, she turns into a large white wolf. Commotion breaks out and the Alpha of the visiting pack claims her as his mate (her wolf agrees) and an argument ensues as her current pack leader plans to use her might for his own.
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Ancient Souls by Marianne Bissett is a walk through history without changing or altering events that have happened. Cora Tate is a nurse from the United States that has found herself on the shores of Normandy days after the invasion during World War II. She is one of the few that can handle the death around her. But at the worst times she is starting to see things that look like a distant memory, but one she doesn’t have any idea about. When attempting to find more medication, Cora sees an officer from afar that makes her heart beat faster and she has a hard time taking her eyes off of him. When she returns to her unit she prepares for more surgeries, her next a brutal head wound of a German soldier. When that soldier grabs her an attempts to kill her, Cora’s instincts take over and she kills a man that her superiors wants to question. She is held until she is taken to a remote camp ran by the man she had seen.
Captain Alastair Scott knows Cora, along with every man and woman in his group. They are all guises, having lived multiple lives as friends and colleagues. They had been waiting on Cora, though she was only slowly getting images, images that she learned were her past lives. As she slowly starts to remember she starts to realize things about herself she doesn’t want to know.
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Book three in the Kresova Vampire Harems: Aurora, Turn by Graceley Knox and D.D. Miers. Carver has been taken and Aura is determined to find him. But at the same time Abe is calling her. So with Carver gone, Lucian and Aura set out to rescue Abe hoping he will be able to allow them to save Carver.
Lucian and Aura come up with a plan bringing Row and Reina along to Romania again to find Abe. After finding Abe and waking him, Aura is brought face to face with Marius, the man that bombed Morana’s partying stealing Carver away.
She is unhappy about having him along especially with the feelings that she begins to feel for him. She had thought that when she saw him in the hall that it was nothing, but she starts to realize that their might be more to Marius than she thought.
Can she, along with Lucian and now Marius save Carver from Morana? Or is it too late for him?
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Shadow Kissed the first in The Witches Rebels series by Sarah Piper. Gray is in hiding. Hiding from her past and hiding from hunters that want to kill witches. Gray fled her home in New York after her foster mother was killed by witch hunters. She fled and arrived outside of Seattle where she was rescued from near death by four friends. Ronan and Asher, the demons, Emilio the cop shifter, and Darius the vampire. When Gray came too after weeks of being delirious, she could only remember Ronan and not the other guys. But those guys still looked out for her.
On a delivery for her job in the middle of the night to take blood to the local vampire club, Gray stumbles upon a girl being held against her will by a sleazy human that is attempting to rape her. Gray tries to stop the attack but is attacked in response. As Gray is being hurt by the attacker, the young girl jumps on the guy and he tosses the girl across and she hits her head. Gray keeps fighting and the guy realizes that the girl is dying and flees. Gray tries to help the girl but loses connection with the lock that she had on her magic and taps into a part of her magic she never knew she had. She pushes the soul of the girl back into her body, but the girl doesn’t come back to life but is more like a zombie.
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Book four in the Daughters of Olympus, Their Shade by Charlie Hart and Anastasia James. Tennyson has been living in Styx since she was four years old. Styx is another name for Purgatory before the dead move on to another plane. When she first appeared she was rescued and taught how to live and survive in Styx with Hawthorne. Over years only Tenny and Hawthorne were the ones that aged while others when it was their time would fade after days, weeks, and rarely months. Eventually the two were joined by South and Lennox.
At the beginning of this story the three men in Tenny’s life have admitted to being in love with her. The three guys have no issues with each other loving Tenny but Tenny is unwilling to share her feelings with them. Tenny has noticed that the guys have begun to fade and she is afraid to be without them and to admit that she in return loves them too. At a party in a random house in Styx, Tenny fights with the guys and wanders outside where she sees a guy walking towards the shore. Tenny feels drawn to the stranger but not in a romantic way, though her guys don’t see it that way.
When the stranger arrives he introduces himself as Eric and that he was sent by Gaia and is looking for Harlow’s sister and he had a way to leave Styx back to the world. Can Tenny escape into the world and return Eric back to Harlow?
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The final book in the Challenge series by Lily Harlem. Breakaways follows Olivia and her husbands from the coast of Spain to the Outback of Australia. Olivia has found out news that is shocking to her and the guys. She is pregnant from one of her husbands and all five of them are excited to become fathers. Evan learns that his father has died and that in order to keep the family sheep ranch he will have to return to care for it. On top of that, the group finds out that the three kids that were stowaways with them on their way to Raul’s home. The group decides to take the children with them so that they get the chance to have a family and everyone loved them so much. The group take the chance to use Harry’s money for something good to grow their family. The group really learns how far the Vidal name and money can get them.
Riley learns about their “marriage” but doesn’t understand how they can all be married to Olivia and be expecting an unknown fathered baby.
The children and even the adults are excited to try out a new life in the outback for all of them.
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Cursed by Night the first in Her Dark Protectors by Jasmine Walt and Emma Stark. Ace Bisset is a homicide detective in Philadelphia, Pa. But not just a typical homicide detective, Ace specializes in the cases that are strange or weird, even unsolvable. She has made it her job to find what happens to those that are killed with “special circumstances.” Her newest case involves the body being drained of blood and bones missing.
Ace has just inherited her Aunt Mary’s house in rural Pennsylvania. When she goes out to the house for the first time, she sees the four large gargoyle statues on the porch and roof. Ace beings to explore the house when she hears sounds on the roof as dusk breaks. When she goes to explore she is face to face with four large men and their wings. The gargoyles after over a thousand years has been woken up. The guys have no idea why they are now awake but that Ace is the reason. The four gargolyes use to be Templars and were cursed over a thousand years before.
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