You know the story, love. It’s a tale as old as time itself. Boy meets girl. Boy loses girl. Girl meets devilishly charming guy who tempts with her everything she’s ever dreamed of—and the Devil doesn’t make promises he can’t keep. You see, darling, that boy never deserved you to begin with. You, my treasure, you deserved the entire world laid out at your dainty little feet—and so much more. No ungrateful, simple-minded boy could ever give you that. But I could. I will. My Evie. My eternal love. Only creature on God’s green earth, Heaven above it or even Hell below, who could ever stir the flames of desire into my cold, sinner’s heart. I stole you from that pathetic moron you were calling a fiancé again, it’s true. But after what he did to you—frankly, this time, it was like he was asking for it. You were never really his, love. He might have put his ring on your finger, but he never owned your body. Your heart. Your mind. Your soul. No matter where you are, what you look like, the name you wear, or the color of that fire dancing in your eyes, you’re mine. Always mine. You’ve been mine before, more times than you’ll ever remember. You’ve been torn away from me more times than you’ll ever know. Now that you’re finally mine again, here’s a new promise for you: This time, it’s forever. I have an army of the damned at my beck and call, more gold to my name than even kings can fathom, the powers of a fallen angel at my fingertips and the command of the Inferno itself in the palm of my hand. Never fear, love. I’ll protect you. I’ll keep you safe. Whether you want it or not. And this time, if anyone dares to try and take you away from me again… This time, there’ll be hell to pay.
Sherry D. Ficklin FREE
Sometimes trouble comes with fangs.
Isabel Stone wanted a normal life. But when the unexpected death of her father leaves her at the helm of the family business, things quickly go from weird to worse. Vampires are on the loose and out of the coffin, and only Isabel can walk the fine line between the world of the living and the world of the undead.
Torn between letting go of her past and embracing her future, Isabel will have to decide who she can trust, and be willing to use all the weapons at her disposal, to get to the bottom of a terrifying string of deaths that lead right to her doorstep—before she becomes the next victim. In a city where nothing is what it seems, ending up the target of a deranged killer might actually be the high point of her week. Because in this town, the things that go bump in the night… just might kill you.
Time is theirs to keep. But it comes with a price. In the early 23rd Century, vampires learned how to travel back in time, and created a time-tsunami that threatened life as we know it, until they corrected their mistake. They created the Chronometric Conservation Agency, tasked with preserving history and protecting humanity’s future. The Touring arm of the Agency offers trips back into the real past, with vampire guides called travelers.
When Natalia (Tally) Marta, vampire and traveler, takes her client to visit the siege of Stirling Castle in 1314, she is caught and held hostage by Robert MacKenzie, a Bruce clansman. Rob is drawn to the wilful, stubborn and very different English lady and their relationship becomes an intimate, highly-charged sexual pairing. Tally and Rob realize their bond is more than sexual, that the emotions stirring their hearts are true.
Christian Lee Hamilton, vampire, one of the last true southern gentlemen, and Tally’s ex-lover, knows the 1314 time marker well enough to jump back and help Tally return home. His arrival at Bannockburn adds complications, for Christian finds himself drawn to Rob MacKenzie as much as Tally is. But neither of them can stay in the past forever. To do so means certain death.