DARKNESS IS RISING…

Few can survive the rising dark. 

Join unimaginable paranormal creatures in epic battles or enjoy a heart-stopping romance that will take your breath away. 

In this collection of paranormal romance and fantasy novels, witches, wolves, demons, and demigods haunt the pages as they fight against the pull of darkness. 

But will they succeed? 

Fans of Ilona Andrews and Deborah Harkness will devour this soul-scorching collection of 24 novels from today’s USA Today bestsellers and talented new authors!.

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Becca Blake

Blood King

Dark and Deadly Fantasy Worlds

Becca Blake writes dark and deadly fantasy stories. Despite being happily married herself, she doesn’t believe in happy endings. If you ask her about her hobbies, she’ll tell you she likes to spend her time seeking vengeance against her enemies, but in reality she spends her free time curled up on the couch watching Netflix with her cat.

Koko Brown

The Witch Meets Her Match

Romance That Crosses Color Lines

Koko Brown is a quintessential romance junkie who writes steamy stories with heroines so thick they break necks and the heroes that love them

S.C. Stokes

Book Title

Warriors, Wizardry and New Worlds

I’m S.C. Stokes but everyone calls me Sam. I’m a die-hard reader, author, unapologetic nerd and chief consumer of pizza (don’t worry it has all 5 food groups, and this is a judgement free zone right?)

JENNIFER ANN SCHLAG

Dark Lust: The Path to Fae

Dare to the Enter the Darkness and Then Brave the Light

Jennifer Ann Schlag takes reality and smashes it into fantasy and lets things fall where they may. She was born and raised in New York and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. She finds inspiration from all things in life; the light and the dark are not to be feared. She has an infinite amount of love for animals, especially wolves.

JJ King

Medusa – The Wronged

Kickass. Alpha. Female.

JJ King contributes Buffy the Vampire Slayer for just about everything in life. Her sass, her backbone, her sense of humor, and her love of sushi pajamas. She writes epic paranormal romance and urban fantasy, reads Stephen King and Nora Roberts in her spare time, and loves creating new worlds. Oh, and she loves cats, too.

maya daniels

Sound

A rebel. Encouraging sass one word at a time.

Multi award-winning fiction author, Maya Daniels shares her skillful and creative storytelling with readers from around the world. Semiramis is her first published trilogy. Marrying her investigative journalism skills with her knowledge and passion of the esoteric, she spins compelling stories of magic, truth, romance, and adventure. She lives with her magick sprinkled familiar, a cat named Odyssey, in Southern California. When not reading all about the arcane, eating chocolate, or writing her next novel, she is busy with her Reiki healing practice.

jess reece

Whitechapel

Let me tell you a story…

Jess Reece wrote her first story about a dog taking a ride on an alien spaceship to the moon, at just four years old, and has been chasing after fantastical ideas ever since.

tempi lark

The Kiss of Dawn

Tempi Lark writes paranormal, new adult and ya romance. She lives in Tennessee with her husband and son, and enjoys watching 90’s cult classics and dancing in her pajamas.

rachel rawlings

Any Witch Way But Down

Magic and Mayhem

Rachel Rawlings was born and raised in the Baltimore Metropolitan area and has always had a fascination with the strange and unusual. Although her passion for writing developed early on, it wasn’t until 2009 that she published her first novel – to prove a point to her children. When she isn’t writing Urban Fantasy or Paranormal Romance, Rachel can be found with her nose buried in a good book and a cup of coffee nearby. There may or may not be cookies!

emmy gatrell

Prideful Wrath

Sweet, Saucy, Spicy Speculative Fiction & Fantasy

Emmy Gatrell is a multi-genre author ranging from young adult through four-flame over eighteen only. She grew up Metro-Detroit, loves, and misses it, but not the weather and now lives in Costa Rica where it’s always summer with her husband, kids, and nine dogs.

jayelle morgan

Bind My Body

Otherworldly Love

Jayelle Morgan writes paranormal and fantasy romance. She lives in Michigan with her husband and two kids. A Romance addict, nature lover, and chronic daydreamer, she often finds herself absorbed in romantic visions of different worlds and characters. Sometimes, she even writes them down.

Cayce Poponea

Blood Oath Betrayed

Suspenseful, Southern Seduction

Cayce Poponea is the bestselling author of Absolute Power. From the Mafia men who take charge, to the military men who are there to save the damsel in distress, her characters capture your heart and imagination. She encourages you to place your real life on hold and escape to a world where the laundry is all done, the bills are all paid and the men are a perfect as you allow them to be. Cayce lives her own love story in Georgia with her husband of twenty years and her three dog and one precocious cat. Leave your cares behind and settle in with the stories she creates just for you.

zoey indiana

Earth & Soul

Daring Adventures, Defying Expectations, Dazzling Liaisons

Zoey Indiana was inspired by the idea that everyone deserves love and their own happily ever after, she loves to write about heroic heroines who go on amazing adventures while finding the love they deserve. After creating her first fictional planet where amazing creatures roamed at age ten, she was determined to prove love could be found in the stars. In addition to writing, she listens to eclectic music, practices Krav Maga, and takes on home improvement projects just for the fun of it.

tiffany ransier

Love Bite

Twisty, heart-stopping, magical romance

Tiffany Ransier is a multi-genre author. She loves swimming, diving into different worlds, making theories, and her dog Peg.

carly marino

Ocean Shadows

Word Painting, Paranormal Romance to Remember

I was born in Hawaii but grew up most of my life in a small town in Michigan and the sunny beaches of Florida. After graduating high school, I returned to my island Ohana for college, where I wrote my thesis on how to write a young adult book (oddly enough). Wife, mother, dog owner, and author, my hat constantly changes, but I love every minute of the hustle. Writing is my passion and the wonderful nagging voice in my head. I’m blessed to have amazing family and friends who’ve supported me from my first story, written in poor phonics and elementary chicken scratch.

mimi milan

Desiring Dana

Mistress of Magical Musings

Mimi Milan is a Latin American poet & author with the saying “Sugar and spice and EVERYTHING.” Meaning, she enjoys writing ALL the stories. A recipient of the MFA in Creative Writing from Queens University, she lives in the suburbs of North Carolina and spends most of her days playing with imaginary friends. The rest of her time is dedicated to three children and a menagerie of pets – all of whom live life like its full of that sugar and spice… and everything magical.

Dylan Quinn

Eternal Gemini

Only love can save the world.

As a self-proclaimed word hoarder, Dylan Quinn spent decades refining her unique spin on writing Urban Fantasy and Romantic Suspense. Regardless of genre, every story has a strong romantic arc. Dylan is especially passionate about creating badass heroines who never need to be saved, and smart, sexy heroes who aren’t threatened by strong women. Despite the chaos of her career, Dylan finds time to play with her creative kids and her adoring soul mate, author Daniel Cade Quinn.

Rosie Wylor-Owen

A Druid’s Secret

Magic, Mystery and Undying Love

Rosie Wylor-Owen was born in the UK at the height of baggy jeans and boyband popularity. She has been addicted to magic, writing and reading for as long as she can remember and hopes to leave this world in the distant future with a pen in her hand. Rosie’s first publication The Witch’s Touch was published in 2018. When she isn’t writing, she’s practicing calligraphy or playing Skyrim until 3am.

C.A. King

Shattered Reality

Bringing fantasy worlds to life one word at a time

“Hmmmmmm,
Who am I?…Who am I?
Silence…chews pencil…

Who am I?…Who am I?
Hmmmmmm,
I am…
a daydreamer…a hopeless romantic…an optimistic pessimist…a psychic…a childish adult…an animal lover…an over-emotional wreck…an adventurer…an artistic fool…
Aha!
I am…A Fiction Writer!
Nice to meet you!”

C.A. King is a multi award-winning author with over 40 books available across multiple fantasy sub-genres.

Shannon McRoberts

The Price of Magic

Women. Weapons. Magic.

Shannon McRoberts writes epic fantasy and urban fantasy books while living in the rolling hills of Kentucky. Shannon is a lover of all kinds of fantasy but enjoys watching her collection of favorite shows like Xena, Buffy, Firefly, Game of Thrones, Fairy Tail, and Farscape. When she’s not busy with taking care of her family, binge watching Netflix, or making fantasy art, she is at her computer weaving myths and magic featuring women of grit and steel.

Emily Cyr

The Forgotten Wolf

Writing About Everything That Goes Bite in the Night

Emily Cyr is a stay-at-home mom turned writer. She holds a degree in middle grades education with certification in English and social science. She has always had a love of all things paranormal and fantasy, but it wasn’t until Emily’s husband said the words, “Why not?” that she considered putting her thoughts and ideas into the book, The Lightning Prophecy. This trilogy was just the start for Emily. It seemed to open a creative door that had been locked.
Emily has always been an avid reader. Through reading came her love of writing. The more she read, the more she knew she wanted to create her own world. Many of her first works were fan fiction.
Emily and her family currently reside in San Antonio, Texas. She has an incredibly supportive husband, who is also an officer in the United States Air Force. They have three sons, ages 6, 5, and 15 months. Somehow, even with the demands of being a parent to three little boys, she finds time to escape to her fantasies and write them down.

Scarlett Kol

Sleepless

YA Speculative Fiction with Heart

Born and raised in Northern Manitoba, Scarlett Kol is a YA author who grew up reading books and writing stories that make you want to sleep with the lights on. As an adult, she’s still afraid of the dark.

James Ransier

Blood Ties

Cheesy Romance with a Hint of the Unknown

James Ransier is a multi-genre author. He loves video games, comics, mysteries, and his dog Peg.

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Darkness is rising... Few can survive the rising dark. Join unimaginable paranormal creatures in epic battles or enjoy a heart-stopping romance that will take your breath away.In this collection of paranormal romance and fantasy novels, witches, wolves, demons, and...

WE ARE LIVE!!!

By Scarlett Kol It's been a LONG six months, but it's officially release day for Darkness Rising! To everyone out there who preordered, we all hope you are sitting back and enjoying the amazing novels that delivered to your device today. We could never have gotten...

Why Dark Fantasy?

By Becca Blake The world is scary right now, and a lot of people are turning to stories for an escape. It makes sense; when times are dark, there’s something to be said for escaping into a happier world, where right and wrong are black and white, and you can always...

The Day The Words Stopped: An Author’s Struggle To Write Again

By Shannon McRoberts 2013 was a great year for me.  I had just finished writing my fifth book in my Daughter of Ares series and started making some public appearances.  I was constantly tweeting about things and had gained a pretty large following...

We Are The World’s Greatest Escape Artists

By Rosie Wylor-Owen Human beings are well-practiced escape artists. Maybe not the hyper-flexible acrobat-style escape artists that lock themselves in steel coffins with seventeen padlocks, but we’re still pretty good. We might never break out of a locked box six...

A Bardic Tradition

By Jess Reece From my very first report card in school, my parents were told that I loved telling stories. Some were true, some were obviously made up, but one way or another, every single year, every teacher I had mentioned my knack for storytelling.  You might say...

Reviews: The good, the bad, and the what the F&%$?

By Emily Cyr I’d been thinking about writing this blog for just about ever, so how about now? There’s always this question of why reviews matter and why authors are always so desperate to get them? The answer isn’t black and white; there are about thirty-seven...

Sass – The Samurai Way

By Maya Daniels Why the Samurai Way, you ask. Why not? It gives sass a hint of honor from that lifestyle, like honor among thieves and it is always followed because it’s an unspoken rule.  Those of you that have read anything by me know that I encourage sass. The...

Saving the world, one love story at a time… starting with mine.

By Dylan Quinn Who says happily ever afters only exist in fairytales and romance novels?  Had you asked me that question five years ago, my answer would have been me but the universe blessed us three years ago, and our lives have never been the same. My...

A Hint of Magic

By S. C. Stokes What would the world look like with a hint of magic? Have you ever asked yourself that question? I’m sure you have. I ask myself everyday. It’s one of the things that drives me to write as an author. It’s one of the reasons I love Urban Fantasy...

Some Love Stories Are Epic!

By Tiffany Ransier Valentine's Day is coming up. For some people it's a great day to spend with their partner, but for others it can be a bummer. I've had a valentine for the last eight years, but if I didn't, I know exactly what I'd be doing. Cuddling up at home...

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