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Mending Noel

North Pole City Tales | Book One
2012 Advent Calendar | Evergreen

North Pole City Tales: Book One

All is not sparkly snowflakes and sweet candy canes in North Pole City. Office workers Tim and Noel do nothing all day but antagonize each other—petty fighting that might be based on hatred… or a heated mutual attraction. It’s up to Jack Frost and his elf-friend Rudy to broach the hostilities and introduce some Christmas kisses, but is the Frost Prince up to the challenge of launching a new romance when someone’s trying to break his holiday spirit?

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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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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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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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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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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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Wandel des Herzens

Wandel des Herzens | Buch 1

Buch 1 in der Serie - Wandel des Herzens

Als ein junger Mann, der schwul ist und noch dazu ein Werpanther, wünscht sich Jin Rayne nichts sehnlicher als ein normales Leben. Er ist seiner Vergangenheit entflohen und möchte einfach neu anfangen. Aber Jins altes Leben will ihn nicht loslassen. Als seine Reisen ihn in eine neue Stadt führen, begegnet er dem Anführer eines örtlichen Werkatzen-Stammes. Logan Church ist ein Schock und ein Rätsel für ihn und Jin ist voller Sorge, dass Logan der Gefährte ist, den er so sehr fürchtet, aber auch die Liebe seines Lebens. Jin möchte mit den Traditionen nichts mehr zu tun haben und die Verbindung mit einem Gefährten würde ihn unwiderruflich daran fesseln.

Aber Jin ist genau der Gefährte, den Logan an seiner Seite braucht, um seinen Stamm erfolgreich zu führen, und deshalb wird er Jin nicht einfach gehen lassen. Jin wird Zeit und Vertrauen brauchen, die Freude zu entdecken, die darin liegt zu Logan zu gehören und seine Liebe ohne Einschränkungen zu erwidern.

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Cœur sauvage

Le Clan des Panthères | Tome 1

Le Clan des Panthères, tome 1

Jin Rayne est un jeune homme – mi-homme mi-panthère de surcroit – qui n'aspire qu'à une vie des plus ordinaires. Il a fui son passé pour prendre un nouveau départ, mais on ne se débarrasse pas si facilement d'aussi lourds secrets. Son arrivée dans une nouvelle ville l'amène à rencontrer le leader d'une tribu d'homme-panthères. Cette rencontre avec Logan Church, bel homme envoûtant, s'avère être un choc pour Jin qui panique à l'idée qu'il puisse s'agir de celui à qui il est destiné, c'est à dire l'amour de sa vie. Jin refuse de vivre selon les rites des hommes-panthères et se donner à son destiné le contraindrait à s'y soumettre.

Jin est pourtant bel et bien le compagnon dont Logan a besoin pour diriger sa tribu et il ne renoncera pas si facilement. Il aura besoin de temps et de se sentir en confiance pour découvrir le bonheur d'appartenir à Logan et apprendre à l'aimer sans borne.

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Scelta del Cuore

Serie Scelta del cuore | Libro 1

Serie Scelta del cuore, Libro 1

Come giovane uomo gay – e pantera mannara - tutto ciò che Jin Rayne desidera è un'esistenza normale. Dopo essere fuggito dal suo passato, vuole solo ricominciare da capo, ma la vecchia vita di Jin non vuole lasciarlo andare. Quando i suoi viaggi lo portano in una nuova città, incrocia la strada del capo della tribù di pantere locale. Logan Church è uno shock ed un enigma e Jin ha paura che Logan sia il compagno che teme ed anche l'amore della sua vita. Jin non vuole tornare al suo vecchio stile di vita ed accoppiarsi lo legherebbe irrevocabilmente ad esso.

Ma Jin è il compagno che Logan deve avere al suo fianco perché lo aiuti a guidare la tribù e non rinuncerà a Jin così facilmente. Ci vorranno tempo e fiducia perché Jin scopra la gioia dell'appartenere a Logan e come amare senza freni.

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Honored Vow

Change of Heart | Book Three

Sequel to Trusted Bond Change of Heart: Book Three

Jin Rayne is still growing into his frightening new powers as a nekhene cat and his place as reah of Logan Church’s tribe when he learns that a sepat, an honor challenge, has been called. Logan, who has never wanted to do anything but lead his small-town tribe, must travel around the world to Mongolia and fight to become the most powerful leader in the werepanther world.

Logan won’t be the only one making the journey. As his mate, Jin must fight with him to honor his commitment to Logan, his culture, and his tribe. But the trial is long, involving a prolonged separation between the two men, and Logan’s humanity is at stake. In order to make it through the nightmarish sepat, Jin and Logan must accept their fates, trust each other, and honor the vows between them no matter the cost.

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Chasing Seth

2012 Award Winners
True Mates

A True Mates Novel

Veterinarian Seth Davies comes to Senaka, Wyoming, looking for peace and anonymity, trying to escape his past. He’s always been a target for trouble and pain, and Seth has had more than his share of both. Kasey Whitedove takes one look at Seth and assumes the worst. No white man could love animals the way the mostly Cheyenne population expects, and Kasey makes Seth’s first days in Senaka more than unpleasant.

Then an accident puts Kasey in the uncomfortable position of eating crow—and helplessly desiring Seth—despite the danger of Kasey’s life as a werewolf and Seth’s stressful secrets. Chasing Seth down and keeping him safe from his past has just become Kasey's most important job.

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Cat's Quill

Hidden Places | Book One

Hidden Places: Book One

Tomas Kemp has two successful novels to his name and the true belief that a successful sequel is only a matter of a little inspiration. When Tomas meets a mysterious stranger under the branches of an old oak tree, he feels compelled to tell him about a book he holds dear and the sequel he wants to read. But Cathal doesn’t share that deep belief that the sequel Tomas seeks ends happily. Cathal has seen enough of a world where stories are real to know that happy ever after is sometimes the dream that won’t come true.

But stories have never let Tomas down, and as he follows Cathal across the reality shift between their worlds, he learns that Cathal is right: Happy ever after is never just given—but sometimes, it can be fought for and won.

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Jude Shea's life is turned upside down when he rescues a dog he names Joe. Even though Jude has enough trouble taking care of himself—he doesn't even have a job—he can't resist the animal that needs him. Then one night, a man shows up on his doorstep looking to claim Jude's new companion. As they run from a surprise attack, Jude finds out that "Joe" is not what he seems.

Eoin Thral is a guardian from an alternate dimension, and once he leads Jude through the veil that separates their worlds, he transforms into a handsome hulk of a man known for his fighting skills, not the capacity for love. Jude finds himself immersed in Eoin’s world, and he's faced with the fight of his life to secure a happy future for them both.

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Change of Heart

Change of Heart | Book One

Change of Heart: Book One

As a young gay man—and a werepanther—all Jin Rayne yearns for is a normal life. Having fled his past, he wants nothing more than to start over, but Jin’s old life doesn’t want to let him go. When his travels bring him to a new city, he crosses paths with the leader of the local were-tribe. Logan Church is a shock and an enigma, and Jin fears that Logan is both the mate he fears and the love of his life. Jin doesn't want to go back to the old ways, and mating would irrevocably tie him to them.

But Jin is the mate Logan needs at his side to help him lead his tribe, and he won't give Jin up so easily. It will take time and trust for Jin to discover the joy in belonging to Logan and how to love without restraint.

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