What would you sacrifice to learn the truth? That is the question Alex Bowen, a headstrong college student from Beaverton, Oregon, must ask herself when she learns she's being watched. But who's doing the spying? And why have they chosen her? Thrown from her world of comfort, yet determined to discover the truth, Alex soon finds herself cut off from family and friends and forced to make allies wherever she can find them. With dead ends at every turn, and more than one pursuer closing in, she quickly learns some questions are best left unasked. Now, with her life and sanity on the line, Alex must resist her enemy's mind games if she wants to expose every dark secret. To succumb would result in her true identity being lost forever and countless others suffering the same fate. But to succeed, would shatter everything she knows.
FROM THE ASHES
For eighteen years Aia Wynnald has lived a lie. Raised as a highborn in the Kingdom of Tharien, she’s filled her days with tutors and archery lessons. But simmering beneath her polite surface is a dangerous gift, one which she must keep a secret. Aia is a Bender. And in Tharien, Benders are feared and hunted.
When her unruly power breaks free with dire repercussions, Aia’s lifelong goal of independence shatters. As she scrambles to piece her life back together while evading capture, she disturbs a vengeful force intent on destroying the kingdom.
Now, with the help of an unlikely ally, Aia will decide the fate of Tharien. To rescue those she cares about will require accepting what she is. But can she risk becoming the monster she’s dreaded to save the very citizens baying for her blood?
CURSED BY BLOOD
Alice “Lace” Dawson is a vampire with a two-hundred year old mission: kill the bastard who turned her and then take her own life. She’s finally ready to make the kill. But to do it right, requires she get closer. Little does she know that getting closer is exactly what will make her change her mind about him. Can she ignore her growing feelings for the monster she’s hunted and finally finish her lifelong vengeance? Or will she find a new purpose to her life?
Gabriel Kelley has spent his life making up for past mistakes, with one goal in mind: becoming human again. When a rare female vampire strolls into his life, gun in hand, he’s determined to make her swoon and achieve just that- no matter how difficult it may be. But when he learns this girl is no stranger at all, his past comes back to haunt him in the worst way possible. Karma is a demon.
Alice must make a choice. Gabriel must make a sacrifice. And one demon will be there laughing all along the way--while making pancakes. Cursed by Blood is a standalone and the first in the Cursed Series.