Welcome to more DarkSider News for October!
Fate in the Sun by C.M. Simpson is a science fiction short story. It is Indie Published by C.M. Simpson Publishing on 6th October.
On Canon V, the colonists live underground—those that can, anyway. Those that are born unable, I help guide to the surface, and then I try to warn them of the creatures that come from beyond the rifts. Some listen. Most run away screaming. With the creatures coming more often, the last thing any of us expected was for corporate intervention. Now, we just have to work out if they’re offering a deal worth taking, or if we’d be better off in the caves.
Chasing Taz by Khloe Wren is the third book in the Charon MC series. It was Indie Published on 3rd October.
The dramatic conclusion to the Charon MC Trilogy is here…
He lived his life one conquest at a time. She calculated her every move… until she met him.
Former Marine Donovan ‘Taz’ Lee might appear to be a carefree Aussie bloke living it up as a member of the Texan motorcycle club, Charon MC, but the truth is so much more complicated. With blood and tears haunting his past and threatening to destroy his future, Taz is completely unprepared for the woman of his dreams, when she comes in and knocks him on his ass. Literally.
Felicity “Flick” Vaughn joined the FBI to get answers behind her brother’s dishonorable discharge and abandonment of his family. Knowing Taz was a part of her brother's final mission, she agrees to partner with him to go after a bigger club, The Satan’s Cowboys MC.
However, nothing in life is ever simple and Flick is totally unprepared to have genuine feelings for the sexy Aussie. When secrets are revealed and their worlds are busted wide open, will they be strong enough to still be standing when the dust settles?
You can also see the first two books in the trilogy below in the previous 2017 releases section.
Grave Robbing Gone to Hell by Cassandra L. Shaw is the second book in the Grave Robber series. It was Indie Published in October.
Cloud Door by C.M. Simpson is a science fiction short story set in the Mack and Me universe. It will be Indie Published by C.M. Simpson Publishing, expected on 3rd November.
So, we’ve done this job, and I’m checking our tails are clear, and I find they’re not—and then I find the only way to kick clear is to find the Cloud Door. Only trouble is the Cloud Door’s a legend, and Mack? Well, he’s not too fond of chasing legends. Fortunately, this one’s a no-brainer: we want to live, and that’s got to be enough to make anyone chase a legend, right?
PREVIOUS 2017 RELEASES
Since we missed out on some of our releases during the year, we'll will continue to feature some every issue.
Ashes Reborn by Keri Arthur is the fourth book in the Souls of Fire series. It was released in September by Berkeley Books (US) / Piatkus (UK).
The next blazing-hot installment of the Souls of Fire series from the New York Times bestselling author of Flameout
The clock is ticking as Emberly--a phoenix capable of taking human form--races to take revenge against the sadistic and mysterious Rinaldo. The elusive rebel leader threatens to keep killing until he is given all of the research about a plaguelike virus derived from vampire blood.
Forced to reach out to the Paranormal Investigations Team for help, Emberly and her partner, Jackson, must decide who to trust as they follow the trail of dead bodies. When classified information is leaked and their safe house is ambushed, Emberly's suspicions are confirmed--someone at PIT has betrayed them.
A final battle looms and Emberly will need to command all her powers--or watch the world turn to ash....
***Trigger Warning: Rape Scene***
Buy links are available from Keri's website.
Necessary Alpha by Khloe Wren is a short story and is book 4.5 in the Fire & Snow series.
These shifter mates must fight together to save their Leap family from its evil Alpha.
Shifter male Finn has spent his last year unsuccessfully searching the globe for his destined mate. Now Finn has returned home to England, and despite his parents warning him to stay away from the Devon Leap with its nasty Alpha, Alastair, Finn knows he must search the area for his one and only.
Choden, the original shifter, approaches Finn to tell him that he’s certain Finn's true mate is indeed inside the Devon Leap. He also tells Finn he’s destined to be the next Alpha of the Devon Leap, and as such, he must act quickly to not only save his mate, but the whole leap from devastation. For Alastair is more than nasty, he is evil to his soul. He has taken to killing his own shifters to steal their mates for himself.
Shifter female Brooke is over waiting for someone to come to her Leap’s rescue. Her cousin has fallen victim to the cruel alpha, and if no one else has the courage to defy Alastair, Brooke will do it herself. But when he uses his power to freeze her in place, Brooke is trapped. Will Finn and Choden arrive in time to save her from Alastair's foul plans?
And can the three work together to save their leap?
(This book is set after Fire and Snow Series Book four, Fierce Guardian, however it can be read as a stand alone story.)
Buy links are available from Khloe's website.
From Ferret with Love by Astrid Cooper is book nine in the Monsters Ink series. It was released in January by eXtasy Books.
Love will find a way. Star-crossed mates, torn apart by enemies, find that the cost of love may be too high.
Fabian, a ferret-shifter with wolven blood, takes a walk on the wild side and is rescued by Ashley, a cop who would rather go home alone to his cat, than play nursemaid to a runaway. Soul-mate recognition intervenes. When Fabian’s alpha, together with the pack enforcer, arrive to drag Fabian home, a deadly battle ensues – one that leaves Fabian soul-wounded and Ashley destroyed.
Three years later, Fabian Ferret, private investigator for the blood-kin, is summoned to Monsters inK to work a cold case.
Left for dead by unknown assailants, Ashley has slowly recovered, but has no memory of the events leading up to his bashing. He has found a new life as a member of Monsters inK.
When Fabian and Ash are re-united, Ashley doesn’t remember his mate, and Fabian knows that to reveal the truth will set Ash free, but damn Fabian and their love forever. Ash decides that the little shifter is too much trouble, but Fabe has ingenious ways to ferret out the truth. So begins a teasing and dangerous game of seduction – one that may see them united or divided by love.
Alien Resistance by Marie Dry is book four in the Zyrgin Warriors series. It was released 2nd June by Black Opal Books.
In a bleak future where government systems are breaking down and poverty and violence reign, Madison Johnson is about to qualify as a doctor, after years of study and backbreaking work, in order to keep the promise she made to her dying sister, only to have an arrogant alien take over the hospital and decree that she would no longer be allowed to practice medicine. Hassled by the resistance group that’s trying to recruit her and exhausted from working impossible hours, Madison struggles to convince the disturbingly sexy alien, who always watches her, to let her be a doctor. As she and Viglar grows closer, Madison worries that she’s falling in love with one of the aliens who caused her brother’s disappearance—an alien who does not know how to love…
Non spec fiction releases... MC Love...
Inking Eagle by Khloe Wren is the first book in the Charon MC series. It was released in April and was Indie Published.
The sins of her father will be her undoing… unless a hero rides to her rescue.
As the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks nears, Silk struggles to avoid all reminders of the day she was orphaned. She's working hard in her tattoo shop, Silky Ink, and working even harder to keep her eyes and her hands off her bodyguard, Eagle. She'd love to forget her sorrows in his strong arms.
But Eagle is a prospect in the Charon MC, and her uncle is the VP. As a Daughter of the Club, she's off limits to the former Marine. But not for long. As soon as he patches in, he intends to claim Silk for his old lady. He'll wear her ink, and she'll wear his patch.
Too late, they learn that Silk's father had dark secrets, ones that have lived beyond his grave. When demons from the past come for Silk, Eagle will need all the skills he learned in the Marines to get his woman back safe, and keep her that way.
Fighting Mac by Khloe Wren is the second book in the Charon MC series. It was released in June and was Indie Published.
She’s no sleeping beauty, but then he’s no prince—just a biker warrior to the rescue.
For the past three years Claire ‘Zara’ Flynn has been at the mercy of narcolepsy and cataplexy attacks. But after she witnesses a shooting by the ruthless Iron Hammers MC, her problems get a whole lot worse. She’s now a marked woman, on the run for her life.
Former Marine Jacob ‘Mac’ Miller has a good life with the Charon MC. He works in the club gym and teaches self-defense classes - in hopes of saving other women from the violent death his sister suffered. When the pretty new waitress at a local cafe catches his attention, he wants her in his bed. But there’s a problem. She’s clearly scared of all bikers. Wanting to help her, he talks her into coming to his class. Mac soon realizes he wants to keep her close in more ways than one. But can he, when his club’s worst enemies come after her?
When Zara disappears, Mac and his brothers must go to war to get her back. Because this time, she wakes up in a terrible place… surrounded by other desperate women, and guarded by the Iron Hammers MC. Can her leather-clad prince ride to the rescue in time to save her from hell?
Hooked by Christina Phillips is the first book in the Viking Bastards MC series. It was released in February by Entangled Publishing.
I like my sex dirty and disposable. I'm not into commitment or chicks who want more than one night. My brothers and club come first, second and last. Until she walks into my life. Classy, rich and so out of my league it's crazy. A week together should get her out of my system, but this good girl is so bad when we're all alone and I can't get enough of her. I don't do forever, but she's hooked me so bad I don't ever want to let her go. Except there's no way a princess can live in my world and I sure as hell won't live in hers...
Payback by Christina Phillips is the second book in the Viking Bastards MC series. It was released in May by Entangled Publishing.
I don't fuck girls who work for me, but as soon as Amelia turns those big green eyes on me I know she's trouble. I can't keep my hands off her, and the almost-but-not-quite-sex we share in the kitchen is the hottest thing I've ever had. Except she calls it quits, before we've even started.
Instead of moving on, she’s all I can think about and that's bad news. I'm breaking all my rules for her, and don't even care.
Until I find out who she is and what she really wants. She's after payback, but there's no way she's going to get it. No way in hell...
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Juanita Kees was a guest at the ARRA blog earlier in the month, and Under the Shadow of Doubt was also reviewed.
Congratulations to all our DarkSiders!