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A Harmony Ink Press Title

In Ollas, anything that stirs the emotions is forbidden by the governors—especially music. So when Tallie Tarmelin, a farm boy from a lower-tier guild, is offered a scholarship for his talent in design, he keeps his head down and follows the rules. He's terrified of breaking one of his society’s many laws and ruining his future. But feeling lost and alone in an unfamiliar city takes its toll, and Tallie accepts sympathy from a guildless social outcast even though he knows it could destroy his reputation.

Despite the rules against casual touching and fraternizing in public, Jonis Sinter offers Tallie comfort instead of denouncing him for an excessive emotional display, and they fast become friends. Secret friends, though, because Worran, the respectable son of a governor, has asked Tallie to be his partner.

When Worran’s mother learns of Tallie’s association with an outcast, she dispatches the militia. Worran sends Tallie a warning, and Tallie flees the city and civilization with Jonis. Surviving the wilds will take every ounce of perseverance they can muster, and the rediscovery of music might be their only solace— unless they recognize the love that's growing between them.

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Dreams of Fire and Gods: Fire

Dreams of Fire and Gods | Book Two

A Harmony Ink Press Title

Dreams of Fire and Gods: Book Two

A thousand years ago, two rival factions of gods, the Stronni and Taaweh, nearly destroyed the Kingdom of Dasak in their war for power. Then the Taaweh vanished and the Stronni declared victory.

Now, tensions between the human emperor and his regent are at an all-time high. The regent’s son, apprentice mage Sael dönz Menaük, has fled the capital with his master and united with a vagabond named Koreh, but assassins dog their footsteps. The future is more uncertain than ever.

Since the Taaweh city of Gyishya reappeared, the mages of Harleh have weakened, cut off from the source of their power. Sael and his father struggle to keep their respective cities from crumbling under the strain or being destroyed by the gods. Then Koreh learns of a dangerous Taaweh plan to rescue their queen from the Stronni—a plan only Koreh and Sael can execute.

But they may not get a chance. In Harleh Valley, a young man named Donegh pieces together what happened. Intent, he makes his way through an increasingly alien landscape to carry out his mission: assassinate the Dekan of Harleh, Sael dönz Menaük.

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À la poursuite de Seth

Véritables compagnons

Véritables compagnons, numéro hors série

Le vétérinaire, Seth Davies arrive à Senaka, Wyoming, en quête de paix et d’anonymat pour échapper à son passé. Depuis toujours, il n’est qu’une cible pour les problèmes et la douleur et Seth en a déjà eu plus que sa part. Kasey Whitedove, après un coup d’œil à Seth en déduit le pire. Aucun homme blanc ne peut aimer les animaux de la manière dont s’attend la population Cheyenne et Kasey rend le premier jour de Seth à Senaka plus que pénible.

Puis, un accident met Kasey dans la position inconfortable de devoir revoir ses croyances – tout en désirant ardemment Seth – en dépit du danger de se révéler en tant que loup-garou et des sombres secrets de la vie de Seth. Poursuivre Seth et le tenir à l’abri de son passé va devenir le rôle le plus important de la vie de Kasey.

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Greenwode

The Wode | Book One

The Hooded One. The one to breathe the dark and light and dusk between….

When an old druid foresees this harbinger of chaos, he also sees whom it will claim: young Rob of Loxley. Rob’s mother and father, a yeoman forester and a wisewoman, have raised Rob and his sister, Marion, under a solemn duty: to take their parents’ places in the Old Religion as the manifestations of the Horned Lord and the Lady Huntress.

But when Gamelyn Boundys, son of a powerful nobleman, is injured in the forest, he and Rob begin a friendship that challenges both duty and ideology: Gamelyn is a devout follower of the Catholic Church. Rob understands the divide between peasant and noble all too well. And the old druid has foreseen that Gamelyn is destined to be Rob’s sworn enemy—to fight in a blood sacrifice for the greenwode's Maiden.

In a risky bid for happiness, Rob dares the Horned Lord to reinterpret the ancient rites—to allow Rob to take Gamelyn as a lover instead of a rival. But in the eyes of Gamelyn’s church, lust is a sin—and sodomy is unthinkable.

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Dreams of Fire and Gods: Dreams

Dreams of Fire and Gods | Book One
2013 Award Winners

A Harmony Ink Press Title

Dreams of Fire and Gods: Book One

A thousand years ago, two factions of gods, the Stronni and the Taaweh, nearly destroyed the Kingdom of Dasak by warring for the land and the frightened humans who lived there. Then suddenly the Taaweh vanished and the Stronni declared victory.

Now, as tensions escalate between the emperor and his regent, Vek Worlen, the vek's son, apprentice mage Sael dönz Menaük, finds himself allied with a homeless vagabond named Koreh. Together they flee the capital city and make their way across a hostile wilderness to the vek's keep, mere steps ahead of the emperor’s assassins.

But Koreh has dreams—dreams of the ancient Taaweh—and he knows the looming war between the emperor and the vek will be nothing compared to the war that is about to begin. The Taaweh are returning, and the war between the gods may destroy the kingdom once and for all.

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The 7th of London

Gadgets and Shadows | Book One

A Harmony Ink Press Title

Gadgets and Shadows: Book One

After his parents and family die, Seven escapes his factory job. By wits and will alone, he survives in a London divided into the affluent Fairside and the squalor of London’s industrial Blackside, where many struggle to eke their existence out of despair. But Seven has to fight for more than just food and shelter.

All over Blackside, a secret cabal of prominent citizens and the mysterious Mr. Kettlebent are snatching children. Rumor has it a wizard is controlling the queen, and the country’s most notorious villain is the only one who wants to stop him. Seven is determined to find out why.

Hired by the criminal Jack Midnight to steal the evil wizard’s spellbook, Seven soon discovers the mystery runs deeper than he suspected. But events spiral out of control, and it isn’t long before the intrigue sweeps Seven into its deadly current.

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Crucible of Fate

Change of Heart | Book Four

A Change of Heart Novel

In the secret city of Sobek, Domin Thorne is making his way as the newly chosen semel-aten, the leader of the werepanther world. He aspires to make sweeping changes—he’s set goals for himself and the people he chose to bring with him, modeling his reign after that of his friend, Logan Church. But Domin may have set too lofty a goal: his normal leadership style isn’t working.

While juggling a homesick Crane, a moody Mikhail, a bullwhip-wielding Taj, servants with murderous intentions, a visiting ex, and a mate on a dangerous goodwill mission, Domin has to figure out his new role alone. He also must determine how to deal with a conspiracy, all the while falling hard for a man who, for the first time in Domin’s life, reciprocates that love. Whether Domin is ready or not, Fate has stepped in to teach him a lesson: internal threats are just as dangerous as external ones.

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King of Storms

Five Kingdoms

A Harmony Ink Press Title

A Five Kingdoms Novel

Longing to find others like himself, Zurkin sets out from his family's small farm and journeys to Mountain Home, a school for Contrary youth and the seat of the powerful Brotherhood of Contrary warriors. Along the way, he rescues a Feyborn Brother, Lord Tai, from a wicked Grimmord. But that isn’t the last Zurkin will see of the monstrous Grimmord race.

At Mountain Home, Zurkin trains under the masters, including the strong and handsome Brother Yenoh, who teaches him hand-to-hand combat—and the meaning of love. But while he trains, the Grimmords in the north prepare to invade. Only the Brotherhood stands in the way. If they cannot stop the Grimmords, the creatures will sweep through the Five Kingdoms, leaving destruction in their wake.

Zurkin discovers he is a sorcerer in the wild—an untrained mage with unimaginable power—and he struggles desperately to harness this strange gift. But with the dreaded Grimmord Emperor and his savage army advancing, Zurkin is running out of time. Worse, this strange gift may destroy the ones he loves, especially Brother Yenoh, the one he loves the most.

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Tears of a Dragon

Five Kingdoms

A Harmony Ink Press Title

A Five Kingdoms Novel

S. Mortimer Bookin is curious. It's what makes him such a good scholar. He's curious about the world around him, about his dead parents, about what it might be like to meet another Contrary man like himself. Then roguish and Contrary Kai warrior Prince Allender shows up on his doorstep, and Mortimer is entranced. The catch? Allender comes with baggage: a host of Contrary youths he wants to train in the ways of the Kai brotherhood... with Mortimer as their teacher.

Mortimer’s curiosity and growing fascination with Allender trump his love of routine, and he commits to a perilous journey to obtain the Kai Overlord’s blessing for the school. It’s a quest that will take him from home to the Zu-Kai Isle, on to the frozen north, and all the way to the mystical Dragon Isle. Mortimer and Allender grow closer with each mile, but when Allender is injured, it will fall to Mortimer to lead their ragtag brotherhood to procure the overlord’s price—the tears of a dragon.

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Noble Falling

The Halvarian Ruin Books

A Harmony Ink Press Title

Duchess Aleana Melora of Eniva, future queen of Halvaria, is resigned to the gilded cage of her life, facing a loveless marriage to Tallak, the prospective king, and struggling under the pressure to carry on the family name despite her wish to find a woman to love.

When her convoy is attacked on the journey to Tallak's palace, Aleana is saved by her guard, Ori, only to discover her people have turned against her and joined forces with the kingdom of Dakmor, Halvaria's greatest enemy. Her only hope is to reach Tallak, but she and Ori don’t make it far before another attack and an unlikely rescue by Kahira, a Dakmoran woman banished from her kingdom for reasons she is hesitant to share.

Though Kahira is marked as a criminal, Aleana’s heart makes itself known. Aleana is facing danger and betrayal at every turn, and she fears giving in to her desires will mean she will enter her marriage knowing exactly the kind of passion she will never have as the Halvarian Queen—if she survives long enough to be crowned.

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Eye of the Storm

Lords of Arcadia | Book Two

A Harmony Ink Press Title

Sequel to Distant Rumblings
Lords of Arcadia: Act Two

Kane Vess thought his life in rural Iowa was mind-numbingly boring. Then Hawk, a prince from another world, appeared and turned Kane’s life upside-down. At first Kane welcomed the adventure and the chance to be with Hawk—but then a shapeshifter named Puck kidnapped Hawk and dragged him back home.

Now Kane is caught up in another planet’s magical civil war, searching for the boy he loves in a place he knows nothing about. With the help of a gem elemental, an ice barbarian, and a clockwork woman, Kane has to find Hawk and stop Puck before he can destroy the nine realms.

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Legame di Fiducia

Serie Scelta del cuore | Libro 2

Seguito di Scelta del Cuore
Serie Scelta del cuore, Libro 2

Jin Rayne sta facendo fatica ad adattarsi alla nuova vita che dovrebbe amare. Invece di adattarsi ad essere il compagno del capotribù Logan Church, Jin non riesce a superare il fatto che il suo amante era eterosessuale prima che si incontrassero. Ha scoperto la gioia di appartenere a Logan, ma teme che la sua nuova vita potrebbe svanire da un momento all’altro, nonostante Logan insista che staranno insieme per sempre, fine della storia.

Jin vuole fidarsi di Logan, ma quel desiderio sarà messo alla prova sia da un capotribù rivale che da una sconvolgente rivelazione riguardo l’esistenza di Jin. In gioco c’è la vita di Jin, ed il suo posto nella tribù. Se vuole sopravvivere per rivedere Logan, dovrà lasciare andare la sua paura ed accettare liberamente il legame, perché solo allora potrà avere davvero fiducia.

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Vínculo de confianza

Cambio de actitud | Volumen 2

La secuela de Cambio de actitud
Volumen 2 de la serie Cambio de actitud

Jin Rayne está teniendo problemas para adaptarse a su nueva vida, la que se supone que ama. En lugar de acostumbrarse a ser la pareja de Logan Church, líder de la tribu, Jin no puede olvidar que su amante era heterosexual antes de conocerlo. Teme que su nueva vida pueda desaparecer de un momento a otro, aunque ha descubierto el regocijo de pertenecer a Logan, y a pesar de que este le insiste en que estarán por siempre juntos, y punto.

Jin quiere confiar en Logan, pero ese deseo será puesto a prueba por un rival, un líder de otra tribu, y por una alarmante revelación sobre la naturaleza de Jin. Estarán en juego la vida de Jin y su lugar en la tribu. Si desea sobrevivir para volver a ver a Logan, tendrá que liberarse de sus miedos y aceptar de buen grado el vínculo, porque sólo de ese modo podrá confiar realmente.

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A Harmony Ink Press Title

In Viking Age Iceland, where boys are expected to grow into strong farmers and skilled warriors, there is little place for a sickly twelve-year-old boy like Kol until he catches the eye of a seið-woman—a sorceress—and becomes her apprentice. Kol travels to the sorceress’s home, where her grandson, Thorbrand, takes Kol under his wing. Before long Kol discovers something else about himself that is different—something else that sets him apart as unmanly: Kol has fallen in love with another boy.

But the world is changing in ways that threaten those who practice the ancient arts. As Kol’s new life takes him across the Norse lands, he finds that a new religion is sweeping through them, and King Olaf Tryggvason is hunting down and executing sorcerers. When a decades-old feud forces Thorbrand to choose between Kol and his duty to his kinsman, Kol finds himself cast adrift with only the cryptic messages of an ancient goddess to guide him to his destiny—and possibly to his death.

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La vita di Jude Shea cambia completamente quando salva un cane che chiama Joe. Anche se Jude ha già abbastanza problemi ad occuparsi di se stesso − non ha nemmeno un lavoro − non riesce ad abbandonare l’animale bisognoso. Poi, una sera, un uomo si presenta a casa sua per rivendicare il nuovo amico di Jude. Mentre fuggono da un attacco a sorpresa, Jude scopre che “Joe” non è quello che sembra.

Eoin Thral è un guardiano di una dimensione alternativa, e dopo aver condotto Jude oltre il velo che separa i loro mondi, si trasforma in un uomo muscoloso e affascinante, che spicca per la sua abilità nel combattimento, non per la capacità di amare. Jude si trova immerso nel mondo di Eoin e deve affrontare la battaglia della sua vita per garantire un futuro felice a entrambi.

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La vida de Jude Shea se da la vuelta cuando rescata un perro al que llama Joe. A pesar de que Jude tiene demasiados problemas cuidándo de sí mismo... ni siquiera tiene empleo... no puede resistirse al un animal que lo necesita. Entonces, una noche, un hombre aparece en su puerta tratando de reclamar al nuevo compañero de Jude. Mientras corren escapando a un ataque sorpresa, Jude descubre que “Joe” no es lo que parece.

Eoin Thral es un guardián de una dimensión alternativa, y una vez que conduce a Jude a través del velo que separa sus mundos, se transforma en un hermoso e inmenso hombre conocido por sus habilidades en el combate, pero no por su capacidad de amar. Jude se encuentra inmerso en el mundo de Eoin, y tendrá que luchar la batalla de su vida para asegurar un futuro feliz para ambos.

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Distant Rumblings

Lords of Arcadia | Book One

A Harmony Ink Press Title

Lords of Arcadia: Act One

Kane Vess may be gay, but he is also extraordinarily ordinary—a crushing weight in Athens, Iowa, where a person’s worth is measured by his uniqueness. But when he meets the school’s newest student, Kane’s ordinariness seems to evaporate. He is desperate to get to know the mysterious stranger… and that leads him into danger.

Hawk is an exile from his homeland, an otherworldly traveler with impossible abilities and a changeling bodyguard. He’s generally disappointed in Earth, which seems common except for Kane. But while Hawk and Kane explore their mutual interest, the forces that made Hawk an exile are busy tracking him down. Kane’s newfound feelings pull him into Hawk’s shadowy fantasy world, where he learns he needs to grow up fast. Kane’s life may now be extraordinary, but if he isn’t careful it could cost him everyone he holds dear—including Hawk.

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Cambio de actitud

Cambio de actitud | Volumen 1

Volumen 1 de la serie Cambio de actitud

Todo lo que Jin Rayne, joven homosexual y hombre pantera, anhela es una vida normal. Después de huir de su pasado, Jin sólo desea empezar de nuevo, pero su vida anterior no quiere soltarlo. Cuando sus viajes lo llevan a una nueva ciudad, su camino se cruza con el líder de la tribu local de panteras. Logan Church resulta ser un shock y un enigma para Jin, quien teme que Logan sea su pareja y el amor de su vida. Jin no desea volver a vivir como en el pasado, y aparearse con el hombre lo ataría irrevocablemente a él y a su tribu. Pero Jin es la pareja que Logan necesita a su lado para ayudarlo a liderar su tribu y no se dará por vencido tan fácilmente. Llevará tiempo y confianza para que Jin descubra la dicha de pertenecer a Logan, y a amar sin reserva.

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