Elizabeth Darkley

Elizabeth Darkley - Editor

Vancouver, BC, Canada

As a professional editor and proofreader, I help authors make their stories shine. Next availability: Monday, November 11, 2019

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Overview

I'm a freelance editor with a focus on the sentence-level craft and mechanics of fiction. My goal is to make readers forget about the words on the page so they can immerse themselves in the story. I have been praised for my attention to detail.

Genres I have edited:
Cozy Mysteries
Superhero
Urban Fantasy
Historical & High Fantasy
Paranormal Romance
Spy Thrillers
Science Fiction
Horror
Techno Thriller
Contemporary Romance
Post-Apocalyptic
Alien Invasion
And more!

My clients have had best sellers in multiple categories on Amazon, including several Top 100 Paid rankings.

My strengths are in smoothing out sentences, ensuring consistency in spelling, names, and style, fixing grammatical errors both basic and complex, catching repetitions, flagging inaccurate or anachronistic wording, catching missing words and typos, and improving the narrative style.

I'm looking forward to working with you soon!
Languages
English (CAN)
English (UK)
English (US)
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Fantasy
Mystery & Crime
Paranormal Romance
Romance
Science Fiction
Urban Fantasy
Young Adult

Work experience

Arrowhead Editing | Editor

Self-employed
August, 2014 – Present (almost 7 years)

Arrowhead Editing is a final draft editing service. I have been helping indies publish quality stories since August 2014. I focus on the line-by-line craft and mechanics of storytelling, with the goal of making readers forget about the words on the page so they can immerse themselves in the story.

Portfolio (59 selected works)

The Alchemist and an Amaretto (The Guild Codex: Spellbound Book 5)

Annette Marie

As a guild bartender, I can handle pretty much anything--mages, sorcerers, witches, the occasional demon. But show me anything family-related and I'd rather run for the hills. It doesn't even have to be my family.So I have no idea why I thought spending the holidays with Aaron's mom and pop was a good idea.Meeting his famous parents is already terrifying enough, but I've got a bigger problem. ... read more

As a guild bartender, I can handle pretty much anything--mages, sorcerers, witches, the occasional demon. But show me anything family-related and I'd rather run for the hills. It doesn't even have to be my family.So I have no idea why I thought spending the holidays with Aaron's mom and pop was a good idea.Meeting his famous parents is already terrifying enough, but I've got a bigger problem. ... read more

Taming Demons for Beginners (The Guild Codex: Demonized Book 1)

Annette Marie

Rule one: Don't look at the demon.When I arrived at my uncle's house, I expected my relatives to be like me—outcast sorcerers who don't practice magic. I was right about the sorcery, but wrong about everything else.Rule two: Don't listen to the demon.My uncle chose a far deadlier power. He calls creatures of darkness into our world, binds them into service contracts, and sells them to the high... read more

Rule one: Don't look at the demon.When I arrived at my uncle's house, I expected my relatives to be like me—outcast sorcerers who don't practice magic. I was right about the sorcery, but wrong about everything else.Rule two: Don't listen to the demon.My uncle chose a far deadlier power. He calls creatures of darkness into our world, binds them into service contracts, and sells them to the high... read more

Bless Their Shallow Graves: A Southern Paranormal Suspense Novel (The Righteous Book 3)

Meg Collett

The Righteous Series concludes with Bless Their Shallow Graves ...A monster prowls the woods of Shiner's Ridge. No one in Righteous is safe.To stop the Skinned Man before he destroys the Seam and unleashes a plague of evil on Righteous, Loey must uncover the history of the town's three founders. The closer she gets to the truth, however, the more enemiesrise up against her, including an old ch... read more

The Righteous Series concludes with Bless Their Shallow Graves ...A monster prowls the woods of Shiner's Ridge. No one in Righteous is safe.To stop the Skinned Man before he destroys the Seam and unleashes a plague of evil on Righteous, Loey must uncover the history of the town's three founders. The closer she gets to the truth, however, the more enemiesrise up against her, including an old ch... read more

Deliverance (1000 Revolution Book 5)

Pippa DaCosta

"You can't say no to a pistol in the face." ~ CalebBren's missing with a bounty on his head, which isn't Caleb's problem, until Turner Candelario makes it Caleb's problem. But why does a pirate with an ax to grind suddenly want to work with the down-and-out captain who killed his sister? Coded messages. Abandoned mining outposts. And Fran's keeping secrets. The mission stinks worse than the ir... read more

"You can't say no to a pistol in the face." ~ CalebBren's missing with a bounty on his head, which isn't Caleb's problem, until Turner Candelario makes it Caleb's problem. But why does a pirate with an ax to grind suddenly want to work with the down-and-out captain who killed his sister? Coded messages. Abandoned mining outposts. And Fran's keeping secrets. The mission stinks worse than the ir... read more

Her Dark Legion: A Paranormal Space Fantasy (Messenger Chronicles Book 5)

Pippa DaCosta

“I’ve come too far to surrender now…” Eledan’s nightmare has been unleashed upon the worlds and with Oberon gone, only the messenger crew stand in its way. Kellee, Talen, Sirius, Sota, and Kesh. Together, they are stronger, but there are forces on Faerie who do not want the worlds saved, forces that would see the Messenger and her crew torn apart.Queen to Faerie’s new king, Messenger and more ... read more

“I’ve come too far to surrender now…” Eledan’s nightmare has been unleashed upon the worlds and with Oberon gone, only the messenger crew stand in its way. Kellee, Talen, Sirius, Sota, and Kesh. Together, they are stronger, but there are forces on Faerie who do not want the worlds saved, forces that would see the Messenger and her crew torn apart.Queen to Faerie’s new king, Messenger and more ... read more

Demon Magic and a Martini (The Guild Codex: Spellbound Book 4)

Annette Marie

When I first landed a bartending job at the local guild, I didn't know a thing about magic. These days, I'm practically an expert on the different magical classes, but there's one nobody ever talks about: Demonica.Turns out they have a good reason for that.My guild is strictly hellion-free, but some people will risk life and soul to control the biggest bullies on the mythic playground. And now... read more

When I first landed a bartending job at the local guild, I didn't know a thing about magic. These days, I'm practically an expert on the different magical classes, but there's one nobody ever talks about: Demonica.Turns out they have a good reason for that.My guild is strictly hellion-free, but some people will risk life and soul to control the biggest bullies on the mythic playground. And now... read more

Bless His Cursed Soul: A Southern Paranormal Suspense Novel (The Righteous Book 2)

Meg Collett

Dale Rose-Jinks has a pill problem, and the man trapped in her mirror isn’t helping. When she learns the mirror man is real, her quest to free him from his prison lands her dead center in a fight between a monster and her best friend, whose actions threaten the broken, beautiful man Dale is falling in love with.The fallout from their fight with the Skinned Man has left Loey and Jeronimo clutch... read more

Dale Rose-Jinks has a pill problem, and the man trapped in her mirror isn’t helping. When she learns the mirror man is real, her quest to free him from his prison lands her dead center in a fight between a monster and her best friend, whose actions threaten the broken, beautiful man Dale is falling in love with.The fallout from their fight with the Skinned Man has left Loey and Jeronimo clutch... read more

Two Witches and a Whiskey (The Guild Codex: Spellbound Book 3)

Annette Marie

Three months ago, I landed a job as a bartender. But not at a bar--at a guild. Yeah, the magic kind.I'm not a badass mage like my three smokin' hot best friends. I'm not a sorcerer or an alchemist, or even a wussy witch. I'm just a human, slinging drinks like a pro and keeping my non-magical nose out of mythic business. Seriously, I know my limits.So why am I currently standing in a black-magi... read more

Three months ago, I landed a job as a bartender. But not at a bar--at a guild. Yeah, the magic kind.I'm not a badass mage like my three smokin' hot best friends. I'm not a sorcerer or an alchemist, or even a wussy witch. I'm just a human, slinging drinks like a pro and keeping my non-magical nose out of mythic business. Seriously, I know my limits.So why am I currently standing in a black-magi... read more

Bless Her Dead Heart: A Southern Paranormal Suspense Novel (The Righteous Book 1)

Meg Collett

The day Loey Grace Keene and her best friends condemned a man to death was the day she knew she’d never leave Righteous, Tennessee. Running her grandparents’ coffee shop and old farm distracts her from the sins of her past. ’Course, that’s until she discovers the town’s preacher impaled in the cemetery’s oldest tree.There ain’t never been a storm in Righteous like there was the day Jeronimo Ja... read more

The day Loey Grace Keene and her best friends condemned a man to death was the day she knew she’d never leave Righteous, Tennessee. Running her grandparents’ coffee shop and old farm distracts her from the sins of her past. ’Course, that’s until she discovers the town’s preacher impaled in the cemetery’s oldest tree.There ain’t never been a storm in Righteous like there was the day Jeronimo Ja... read more

Prince of Dreams (Messenger Chronicles Book 4)

Pippa DaCosta

“Oh what a tangled web we weave…”Kesh fled Faerie as a queen killer. Now she returns as the Faerie King’s secret obsession. But on Faerie, nothing is as it seems, not even Kesh herself. With days to stop Arran’s execution and the stoic guardian, Sirius, as her constant shadow, Kesh must weave her lies deep within Faerie’s courts where magic and whispers combine and conspire. Soon, Kesh learns ... read more

“Oh what a tangled web we weave…”Kesh fled Faerie as a queen killer. Now she returns as the Faerie King’s secret obsession. But on Faerie, nothing is as it seems, not even Kesh herself. With days to stop Arran’s execution and the stoic guardian, Sirius, as her constant shadow, Kesh must weave her lies deep within Faerie’s courts where magic and whispers combine and conspire. Soon, Kesh learns ... read more

Dark Arts and a Daiquiri (The Guild Codex: Spellbound Book 2)

Annette Marie

When I found myself facing down the scariest black-magic felon in the city, practically daring him to abduct me, I had to wonder exactly how I ended up here.It all started when I accidentally landed a job as a bartender--but not at a bar. At a guild, populated by mages, sorcerers, alchemists, witches, and psychics. Good thing this lame-o human is adaptable, right?Then my favorite guild members... read more

When I found myself facing down the scariest black-magic felon in the city, practically daring him to abduct me, I had to wonder exactly how I ended up here.It all started when I accidentally landed a job as a bartender--but not at a bar. At a guild, populated by mages, sorcerers, alchemists, witches, and psychics. Good thing this lame-o human is adaptable, right?Then my favorite guild members... read more

Chase the Dark (Steel & Stone Book 1)

Annette Marie

When everyone wants you dead, good help is really hard to find.Piper Griffiths wants one thing in life: to become a Consul, a keeper of the peace between humans and daemons. There are three obstacles in her way.The first is Lyre. Incubus. Hotter than hell and with a wicked streak to match. His greatest mission in life is to annoy the crap out of her, but he isn't as harmless as he seems. The s... read more

When everyone wants you dead, good help is really hard to find.Piper Griffiths wants one thing in life: to become a Consul, a keeper of the peace between humans and daemons. There are three obstacles in her way.The first is Lyre. Incubus. Hotter than hell and with a wicked streak to match. His greatest mission in life is to annoy the crap out of her, but he isn't as harmless as he seems. The s... read more

Bind the Soul (Steel & Stone Book 2)

Annette Marie

The most important rule for an Apprentice Consul is simple: Don't get involved with daemons. Well, Piper is planning to break that rule--big time.After a near-deadly scandal with the Sahar Stone, she has the chance to return to the only life she's ever wanted. All she has to do to keep her Apprenticeship is forget about Ash and Lyre. Ash might be enigmatic and notoriously lethal, and Lyre migh... read more

The most important rule for an Apprentice Consul is simple: Don't get involved with daemons. Well, Piper is planning to break that rule--big time.After a near-deadly scandal with the Sahar Stone, she has the chance to return to the only life she's ever wanted. All she has to do to keep her Apprenticeship is forget about Ash and Lyre. Ash might be enigmatic and notoriously lethal, and Lyre migh... read more

The Enlightened (Mind Dimensions Book 3)

Dima Zales, Anna Zaires

From a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author comes the exciting continuation of the Mind Dimensions seriesKidnapped. Consciousness expanded. And that was just the start of my day.I always thought I was a nice enough guy. The kind who’d never want to commit murder.Turns out I simply lacked incentive.Some crimes can never be forgiven.

From a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author comes the exciting continuation of the Mind Dimensions seriesKidnapped. Consciousness expanded. And that was just the start of my day.I always thought I was a nice enough guy. The kind who’d never want to commit murder.Turns out I simply lacked incentive.Some crimes can never be forgiven.

Betrayal (The 1000 Revolution Book 1)

Pippa DaCosta

WARNING. Rated: R. Restricted. Contains space battles, killer AI, intergalactic ass-kicking. Read at own risk. She is programmed to kill. He’ll do anything to survive.Ex-con Captain Caleb Shepperd believes being good is overrated. All he wants is to smuggle illegal cargo through the nine systems and live a prosperous (likely short) life on the wrong side of the law. But there's a problem with ... read more

WARNING. Rated: R. Restricted. Contains space battles, killer AI, intergalactic ass-kicking. Read at own risk. She is programmed to kill. He’ll do anything to survive.Ex-con Captain Caleb Shepperd believes being good is overrated. All he wants is to smuggle illegal cargo through the nine systems and live a prosperous (likely short) life on the wrong side of the law. But there's a problem with ... read more

Escape (The 1000 Revolution Book 2)

Pippa DaCosta

"There’s no quicker way to get yourself killed than trusting someone in the black." ~ Caleb.Caleb Shepperd knows Fran has her own motives for helping him escape prison, but he’s not about to let a little thing like past betrayal stand in the way of his next paycheck. Until he’s forced to meet with the sexy and psychotic pirate, Adelina Cande. They’ve met before. When he seduced her, cleared ou... read more

"There’s no quicker way to get yourself killed than trusting someone in the black." ~ Caleb.Caleb Shepperd knows Fran has her own motives for helping him escape prison, but he’s not about to let a little thing like past betrayal stand in the way of his next paycheck. Until he’s forced to meet with the sexy and psychotic pirate, Adelina Cande. They’ve met before. When he seduced her, cleared ou... read more

The Elders (Mind Dimensions Book 4) (Volume 4)

Dima Zales, Anna Zaires

From a USA Today bestselling author comes the exciting continuation of the Mind Dimensions series Going to Level 2 gives me unimaginable power. So naturally, now that everyone I care about is in trouble, I can't do it anymore. The Elders can, but will they teach me, and if so, at what price? Ultimately, it comes down to a choice. What am I willing to sacrifice for those I love?

From a USA Today bestselling author comes the exciting continuation of the Mind Dimensions series Going to Level 2 gives me unimaginable power. So naturally, now that everyone I care about is in trouble, I can't do it anymore. The Elders can, but will they teach me, and if so, at what price? Ultimately, it comes down to a choice. What am I willing to sacrifice for those I love?

Feed the Flames (Steel & Stone)

Annette Marie

In this short story addition to the Steel & Stone series, discover the fate of Seiya and Lyre following the conclusion of YIELD THE NIGHT (Steel & Stone Book 3).Seiya wants nothing more than to disappear with her brother, safe from all the enemies that would tear them apart. But now she, along with Lyre, has been taken prisoner. Separated from Ash, his fate unknown, and tormented by memories o... read more

In this short story addition to the Steel & Stone series, discover the fate of Seiya and Lyre following the conclusion of YIELD THE NIGHT (Steel & Stone Book 3).Seiya wants nothing more than to disappear with her brother, safe from all the enemies that would tear them apart. But now she, along with Lyre, has been taken prisoner. Separated from Ash, his fate unknown, and tormented by memories o... read more

Shock and Awe

Michael Ryder

Catch a killer, save the world!On a billionaire's private Mediterranean island, amidst a decadent gathering of the world's elite, a ruthless mastermind is selling a bio-weapon deadly enough to end the human race.Secret agent Jack Ford and scientist Lucy Kimball, reluctant partners in a lethal game of catch-the-killer, must outplay an adversary whose bloody ambition knows no bounds....Shock and... read more

Catch a killer, save the world!On a billionaire's private Mediterranean island, amidst a decadent gathering of the world's elite, a ruthless mastermind is selling a bio-weapon deadly enough to end the human race.Secret agent Jack Ford and scientist Lucy Kimball, reluctant partners in a lethal game of catch-the-killer, must outplay an adversary whose bloody ambition knows no bounds....Shock and... read more

Reap the Shadows (Steel & Stone Book 4)

Annette Marie

Piper is feeling a bit overwhelmed. With Seiya and Lyre missing, Ash recovering from near fatal injuries, and the Gaians picking fights with daemons all over the city, a girl can't help but think she might be in over her head. And this time, she's on her own.Before she even has a chance to investigate the Gaians' new stockpile of mysterious, high-tech weaponry, an old enemy ambushes her: Samae... read more

Piper is feeling a bit overwhelmed. With Seiya and Lyre missing, Ash recovering from near fatal injuries, and the Gaians picking fights with daemons all over the city, a girl can't help but think she might be in over her head. And this time, she's on her own.Before she even has a chance to investigate the Gaians' new stockpile of mysterious, high-tech weaponry, an old enemy ambushes her: Samae... read more

Yield the Night (Steel & Stone Book 3)

Annette Marie

2015 Goodreads Choice Awards - Nominee in Best FantasyAfter surviving a round-trip to hell, Piper figures she can survive anything. After all, she just lived through the devastating loss of her Consul apprenticeship and a torturous stint at boarding school. How much worse could it get?Well, she wasn't expecting a group of crazy radicals to burn her home to the ground and take her prisoner.The ... read more

2015 Goodreads Choice Awards - Nominee in Best FantasyAfter surviving a round-trip to hell, Piper figures she can survive anything. After all, she just lived through the devastating loss of her Consul apprenticeship and a torturous stint at boarding school. How much worse could it get?Well, she wasn't expecting a group of crazy radicals to burn her home to the ground and take her prisoner.The ... read more

Trapped (The 1000 Revolution Book 3)

Pippa DaCosta

"When are you going to stop running, Caleb?" Taking the synth to the casino capital of the nine systems seemed like a great idea at the time, but as Caleb Shepperd's many enemies close in, he only has one way out. He must betray #1001.Caleb can't make the same mistake twice. Can he?#1001 has a price on her head. The Fenrir Nine and Chitec will stop at nothing to secure her secrets. The very sa... read more

"When are you going to stop running, Caleb?" Taking the synth to the casino capital of the nine systems seemed like a great idea at the time, but as Caleb Shepperd's many enemies close in, he only has one way out. He must betray #1001.Caleb can't make the same mistake twice. Can he?#1001 has a price on her head. The Fenrir Nine and Chitec will stop at nothing to secure her secrets. The very sa... read more

Rise of The Circle (The Meta Superhero Novel Series: Book #3)

Tom Reynolds

As metahumans emerge throughout the world, some greet them as saviors while others see them as a threat to humanity itself. A group of elite soldiers come into possession of the most powerful metabands seen yet, with the ability to destroy what was thought to be indestructible: the metabands themselves.With the destruction of the Silver Island Metahuman Detention Facility, Bay View City goes i... read more

As metahumans emerge throughout the world, some greet them as saviors while others see them as a threat to humanity itself. A group of elite soldiers come into possession of the most powerful metabands seen yet, with the ability to destroy what was thought to be indestructible: the metabands themselves.With the destruction of the Silver Island Metahuman Detention Facility, Bay View City goes i... read more

Oasis (The Last Humans Book 1)

Dima Zales, Anna Zaires

A new dystopian/post-apocalyptic series from a New York Times bestselling authorMy name is Theo, and I'm a resident of Oasis, the last habitable area on Earth. It's meant to be a paradise, a place where we are all content. Vulgarity, violence, insanity, and other ills are but a distant memory, and even death no longer plagues us.I was once content too, but now I'm different. Now I hear a voice... read more

A new dystopian/post-apocalyptic series from a New York Times bestselling authorMy name is Theo, and I'm a resident of Oasis, the last habitable area on Earth. It's meant to be a paradise, a place where we are all content. Vulgarity, violence, insanity, and other ills are but a distant memory, and even death no longer plagues us.I was once content too, but now I'm different. Now I hear a voice... read more

Unleash the Storm (Steel & Stone Book 5)

Annette Marie

Piper thought she could handle the Sahar, the most powerful magical weapon in existence. She thought she could protect her loved ones and stop a war. She thought she could make a difference. She was wrong, and her mistakes were paid for in blood. Leaving her world--and her failures--behind, she retreats to the Underworld with Ash and the other draconians. They forge deep into long-abandoned mo... read more

Piper thought she could handle the Sahar, the most powerful magical weapon in existence. She thought she could protect her loved ones and stop a war. She thought she could make a difference. She was wrong, and her mistakes were paid for in blood. Leaving her world--and her failures--behind, she retreats to the Underworld with Ash and the other draconians. They forge deep into long-abandoned mo... read more

Trust (The 1000 Revolution Book 4)

Pippa DaCosta

“I didn’t sign up to die a hero.” ~ Caleb.Chen Hung closes in. The nine systems hang perilously close to a second fatal Blackout. Billions of lives are at stake. Does Captain Caleb Shepperd have what it takes to save the nine systems, or just himself?Caleb never wanted to be a hero. That was his brother’s dream. Keep it simple, get away clean. Flying a ship packed with explosives into Janus or... read more

“I didn’t sign up to die a hero.” ~ Caleb.Chen Hung closes in. The nine systems hang perilously close to a second fatal Blackout. Billions of lives are at stake. Does Captain Caleb Shepperd have what it takes to save the nine systems, or just himself?Caleb never wanted to be a hero. That was his brother’s dream. Keep it simple, get away clean. Flying a ship packed with explosives into Janus or... read more

Limbo (The Last Humans Book 2)

Dima Zales, Anna Zaires

From a New York Times bestselling author comes book 2 of The Last Humans trilogyYesterday, I learned all of Oasis’s secrets—or so I thought. As a new danger arises, the long-awaited Birth Day celebration turns into a nightmare, and this time, there may be no escape.In Oasis, nothing is what it seems.

From a New York Times bestselling author comes book 2 of The Last Humans trilogyYesterday, I learned all of Oasis’s secrets—or so I thought. As a new danger arises, the long-awaited Birth Day celebration turns into a nightmare, and this time, there may be no escape.In Oasis, nothing is what it seems.

This Would Be Paradise: Book 2

N. D. Iverson

Community connotes safety and togetherness--or does it?Bailey and Chloe head back on the road, where they come across strange markings belonging to a group intent on bloodshed and abduction. With this heinous enemy lurking in the shadows, they seek help in new and old friends along the way.When they arrive at Hargrove, nothing is what it seems inside the makeshift, post-apocalyptic community. ... read more

Community connotes safety and togetherness--or does it?Bailey and Chloe head back on the road, where they come across strange markings belonging to a group intent on bloodshed and abduction. With this heinous enemy lurking in the shadows, they seek help in new and old friends along the way.When they arrive at Hargrove, nothing is what it seems inside the makeshift, post-apocalyptic community. ... read more

Haven (The Last Humans Book 3)

Dima Zales, Anna Zaires

From a New York Times bestselling author comes the mind-blowing conclusion of The Last Humans trilogyWhat does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be real?I thought we were out of danger. I thought we’d outwitted our enemies. I was wrong.As my world is torn apart, survival may not be what I expected.

From a New York Times bestselling author comes the mind-blowing conclusion of The Last Humans trilogyWhat does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be real?I thought we were out of danger. I thought we’d outwitted our enemies. I was wrong.As my world is torn apart, survival may not be what I expected.

Hidden Blade (The Soul Eater Book 1)

Pippa DaCosta

"They call me devil, liar, thief. In whispers, they call me Soul Eater. They’re right. I’m all those things—and more." Kicked out of the underworld and cursed to walk this earth for all eternity, Ace Dante finds solace in helping others avoid the wrath of the gods.But when warrior-bitch, Queen of Cats, and Ace's ex-wife, Bastet, hires him to stop whoever is slaughtering her blessed women, Ace ... read more

"They call me devil, liar, thief. In whispers, they call me Soul Eater. They’re right. I’m all those things—and more." Kicked out of the underworld and cursed to walk this earth for all eternity, Ace Dante finds solace in helping others avoid the wrath of the gods.But when warrior-bitch, Queen of Cats, and Ace's ex-wife, Bastet, hires him to stop whoever is slaughtering her blessed women, Ace ... read more

Monster Mine (Fear University Book 3)

Meg Collett

I, Sunny Lyons, am chasing my best friend’s ghost.Or at least I thought I was until Ollie calls me on the phone and tells me to come to Anchorage, Alaska. We find her in a renovated warehouse surrounded by halflings and Hex, her father and the greatest aswang warrior who has ever lived. While trying to protect Ollie from the people who want to use her as a weapon, I stumble across a secret the... read more

I, Sunny Lyons, am chasing my best friend’s ghost.Or at least I thought I was until Ollie calls me on the phone and tells me to come to Anchorage, Alaska. We find her in a renovated warehouse surrounded by halflings and Hex, her father and the greatest aswang warrior who has ever lived. While trying to protect Ollie from the people who want to use her as a weapon, I stumble across a secret the... read more

Witches' Bane (The Soul Eater Book 2)

Pippa DaCosta

“I didn’t earn the name Godkiller, but in three days I’ll own it.”Witches are disappearing all over New York and Ace Dante couldn’t care less. Until one holds his friend at gunpoint, demanding Ace take the job. The witch produces a girl's severed arm, bearing an unusual hieroglyph, and Ace starts to care a whole lot more. He recognizes that mark. It’s connected to Ace in ways he doesn’t yet un... read more

“I didn’t earn the name Godkiller, but in three days I’ll own it.”Witches are disappearing all over New York and Ace Dante couldn’t care less. Until one holds his friend at gunpoint, demanding Ace take the job. The witch produces a girl's severed arm, bearing an unusual hieroglyph, and Ace starts to care a whole lot more. He recognizes that mark. It’s connected to Ace in ways he doesn’t yet un... read more

Red Winter (The Red Winter Trilogy Book 1)

Annette Marie

Emi has spent her entire life hiding from the creatures that hunt her. The savage earth spirits are determined to kill her before she can become the living host of a goddess, so she stays hidden--until the day she saves the life of one of her hunters.Shiro isn't the harmless fox spirit she thought he was. He's mysterious, cunning, unpredictable ... and now hers to command. He's sworn to pay hi... read more

Emi has spent her entire life hiding from the creatures that hunt her. The savage earth spirits are determined to kill her before she can become the living host of a goddess, so she stays hidden--until the day she saves the life of one of her hunters.Shiro isn't the harmless fox spirit she thought he was. He's mysterious, cunning, unpredictable ... and now hers to command. He's sworn to pay hi... read more

See No Evil (The Soul Eater Book 3)

Pippa DaCosta

“Wanted dead or alive sounds like a lot more fun when it’s not my head on the block.”Word is out, the soul eater has gone rogue and not even the might of Osiris can stop him. Or so everyone believes. That would suit Ace just fine, but after he narrowly escapes an assassination attempt, he knows it’s just a matter of time before those around him end up in the crosshairs of the gods.After 500 ye... read more

“Wanted dead or alive sounds like a lot more fun when it’s not my head on the block.”Word is out, the soul eater has gone rogue and not even the might of Osiris can stop him. Or so everyone believes. That would suit Ace just fine, but after he narrowly escapes an assassination attempt, he knows it’s just a matter of time before those around him end up in the crosshairs of the gods.After 500 ye... read more

Keepers (Canaan Island Book 2)

Meg Collett

Stevie Reynolds was a buzz-worthy reality star before moving to Canaan Island to escape Los Angeles and her fame-hungry parents. But not all her demons, like her penchant for wine and bad decisions, are escapable.Completely broke and fresh out of rehab after her DUI, Stevie gets an offer from her hotshot LA ex to star in his home renovation show with Canaan’s favorite son, Cade Cooper. Stevie ... read more

Stevie Reynolds was a buzz-worthy reality star before moving to Canaan Island to escape Los Angeles and her fame-hungry parents. But not all her demons, like her penchant for wine and bad decisions, are escapable.Completely broke and fresh out of rehab after her DUI, Stevie gets an offer from her hotshot LA ex to star in his home renovation show with Canaan’s favorite son, Cade Cooper. Stevie ... read more

Dark Tempest (The Red Winter Trilogy Book 2)

Annette Marie

Emi has dedicated her life to becoming the perfect vessel for the goddess Amaterasu, but the insidious betrayal of another deity has changed everything. Now Amaterasu has charged Emi with an urgent mission: to find and free the earthly gods before mankind is brought to its knees beneath divine tyranny.At her side is Shiro, the mysterious fox spirit. When she first saved his life, she could nev... read more

Emi has dedicated her life to becoming the perfect vessel for the goddess Amaterasu, but the insidious betrayal of another deity has changed everything. Now Amaterasu has charged Emi with an urgent mission: to find and free the earthly gods before mankind is brought to its knees beneath divine tyranny.At her side is Shiro, the mysterious fox spirit. When she first saved his life, she could nev... read more

Hiders (Canaan Island Book 3)

Meg Collett

Violet Relend is called the Ghost of Canaan Island because of her white hair and eerie eyes. Though they mock her, Violet helps the citizens of Canaan with her family’s dwindling fortune. When she purchases a prosthetic for Arie Mendoza, a wounded soldier fresh from war, he insists on paying her back.Wanting only to be left alone, Violet gives Arie a list of twelve impossible tasks. As she rel... read more

Violet Relend is called the Ghost of Canaan Island because of her white hair and eerie eyes. Though they mock her, Violet helps the citizens of Canaan with her family’s dwindling fortune. When she purchases a prosthetic for Arie Mendoza, a wounded soldier fresh from war, he insists on paying her back.Wanting only to be left alone, Violet gives Arie a list of twelve impossible tasks. As she rel... read more

Chaos Unleashed (Chaos Rises Book 2)

Pippa DaCosta

From the ashes of the fallen demon court, a new threat rises… Raised in a lab and trained to kill, I might not know much about being human, but I do know demons, and they don’t come more dangerous than the Prince of Pride—the devil. My brother is trapped at the heart of Fairhaven—a demon stronghold. To get him back, I need Pride’s help. Trained to kill princes, I know I can’t trust this one. H... read more

From the ashes of the fallen demon court, a new threat rises… Raised in a lab and trained to kill, I might not know much about being human, but I do know demons, and they don’t come more dangerous than the Prince of Pride—the devil. My brother is trapped at the heart of Fairhaven—a demon stronghold. To get him back, I need Pride’s help. Trained to kill princes, I know I can’t trust this one. H... read more

Immortal Fire (The Red Winter Trilogy Book 3)

Annette Marie

Once, Emi believed the heavenly gods were righteous and wise, while the earthly yokai spirits were bloodthirsty and evil. But with a traitorous deity poised to destroy her world, and the yokai standing as humanity's only defense, the lies of her upbringing have toppled to reveal a far more terrifying reality.​Despite the looming threat, Emi can't escape her greatest distraction: Shiro, the fox... read more

Once, Emi believed the heavenly gods were righteous and wise, while the earthly yokai spirits were bloodthirsty and evil. But with a traitorous deity poised to destroy her world, and the yokai standing as humanity's only defense, the lies of her upbringing have toppled to reveal a far more terrifying reality.​Despite the looming threat, Emi can't escape her greatest distraction: Shiro, the fox... read more

Immortal Fire (The Red Winter Trilogy Book 3)

Annette Marie

Once, Emi believed the heavenly gods were righteous and wise, while the earthly yokai spirits were bloodthirsty and evil. But with a traitorous deity poised to destroy her world, and the yokai standing as humanity's only defense, the lies of her upbringing have toppled to reveal a far more terrifying reality.​Despite the looming threat, Emi can't escape her greatest distraction: Shiro, the fox... read more

Once, Emi believed the heavenly gods were righteous and wise, while the earthly yokai spirits were bloodthirsty and evil. But with a traitorous deity poised to destroy her world, and the yokai standing as humanity's only defense, the lies of her upbringing have toppled to reveal a far more terrifying reality.​Despite the looming threat, Emi can't escape her greatest distraction: Shiro, the fox... read more

Lux and Lies (Whitebird Chronicles Book 1)

Meg Collett

Nineteen-year-old Wren Iver is living out her final days with cancer, but when megastar Sloan Lux dies right before filming starts on the year’s most anticipated reality show, producers scramble to secretly replace her—with Wren. She’s swept into Hollywood and promised a cure by VidaCorp, the nation’s richest pharmaceutical company, for simply replacing Lux. It’s a deal Wren can’t refuse.The d... read more

Nineteen-year-old Wren Iver is living out her final days with cancer, but when megastar Sloan Lux dies right before filming starts on the year’s most anticipated reality show, producers scramble to secretly replace her—with Wren. She’s swept into Hollywood and promised a cure by VidaCorp, the nation’s richest pharmaceutical company, for simply replacing Lux. It’s a deal Wren can’t refuse.The d... read more

The Heartstone Thief

Pippa DaCosta

DragonCon 2017 finalist for Best Fantasy NovelCurtis Vance doesn't believe in magic. Magic doesn't put food in his belly or a roof over his head. But thieving does. And he's good at it. The best, if his reputation is to be believed. Until a self-proclaimed sorceress comes looking for a thief. She's dressed like the night, speaks of monsters and myths, and she'll stop at nothing to get what she... read more

DragonCon 2017 finalist for Best Fantasy NovelCurtis Vance doesn't believe in magic. Magic doesn't put food in his belly or a roof over his head. But thieving does. And he's good at it. The best, if his reputation is to be believed. Until a self-proclaimed sorceress comes looking for a thief. She's dressed like the night, speaks of monsters and myths, and she'll stop at nothing to get what she... read more

Scorpion Trap (The Soul Eater Book 4)

Pippa DaCosta

“Given a choice, I’d prefer never to return to Egypt. Isis doesn’t do choices.”The old world is dead. Legend tells us the gods are myths. But some remain, like a noose around Ace Dante’s neck. And none are more dangerous than Isis. She demands the Soul Eater return to the land time forgot, break into a newly discovered tomb, and retrieve the skull from the sarcophagus inside. If Ace does this ... read more

“Given a choice, I’d prefer never to return to Egypt. Isis doesn’t do choices.”The old world is dead. Legend tells us the gods are myths. But some remain, like a noose around Ace Dante’s neck. And none are more dangerous than Isis. She demands the Soul Eater return to the land time forgot, break into a newly discovered tomb, and retrieve the skull from the sarcophagus inside. If Ace does this ... read more

Paper Tigers (Fear University Book 4)

Meg Collett

Fear University has created a new monster …The infamous fear switch research started with me, Patient Zero. But I am a failure. My mind adapted and now I move through the shadows like the creatures I was created to hunt. I spent my entire life in a cage with scalpels in my brain, but I am finally free—thanks to the Commander.I am Zero, and I will make the bad men at Fear University pay.I, Olli... read more

Fear University has created a new monster …The infamous fear switch research started with me, Patient Zero. But I am a failure. My mind adapted and now I move through the shadows like the creatures I was created to hunt. I spent my entire life in a cage with scalpels in my brain, but I am finally free—thanks to the Commander.I am Zero, and I will make the bad men at Fear University pay.I, Olli... read more

Serpent's Game (The Soul Eater Book 5)

Pippa DaCosta

More than darkness...Reeling from the revelations discovered in Egypt, Ace Dante is on a knife-edge, but the gods aren’t going to wait for him to come to terms with the truth. Ancient and deadly beasts straight out of the underworld are targeting Nick “Cujo” Jones and his daughter. There doesn’t seem to be a connection to Ace, until a mysterious and familiar box turns up. A box marked with the... read more

More than darkness...Reeling from the revelations discovered in Egypt, Ace Dante is on a knife-edge, but the gods aren’t going to wait for him to come to terms with the truth. Ancient and deadly beasts straight out of the underworld are targeting Nick “Cujo” Jones and his daughter. There doesn’t seem to be a connection to Ace, until a mysterious and familiar box turns up. A box marked with the... read more

Steel & Stone Companion Collection (Steel & Stone Book 6)

Annette Marie

12 new stories from the Steel & Stone series, narrated by Ash and LyreFrom her first fateful glimpse of the Sahar Stone to the explosive battle in Asphodel, Piper fought with Ash and Lyre beside her. A draconian and an incubus—an unlikely friendship of two skilled warriors, deadly in very different ways, both hiding dark secrets and dangerous pasts.Now, return to the Steel & Stone world—this t... read more

12 new stories from the Steel & Stone series, narrated by Ash and LyreFrom her first fateful glimpse of the Sahar Stone to the explosive battle in Asphodel, Piper fought with Ash and Lyre beside her. A draconian and an incubus—an unlikely friendship of two skilled warriors, deadly in very different ways, both hiding dark secrets and dangerous pasts.Now, return to the Steel & Stone world—this t... read more

Edge of Forever (The Soul Eater Book 6)

Pippa DaCosta

The end is here.Apophis has risen. New York is on its knees. Nothing stands in the way of the gods.Or so it would seem. But there is no light without darkness and no truth without lies. The Soul Eater has one last chance to save the world, if he can resist the temptation to destroy it. The international bestselling Soul Eater series concludes in Edge of Forever. Series reading order:Hidden Bla... read more

The end is here.Apophis has risen. New York is on its knees. Nothing stands in the way of the gods.Or so it would seem. But there is no light without darkness and no truth without lies. The Soul Eater has one last chance to save the world, if he can resist the temptation to destroy it. The international bestselling Soul Eater series concludes in Edge of Forever. Series reading order:Hidden Bla... read more

The Night Realm (Spell Weaver Book 1)

Annette Marie

Sent on a mission to steal spells from the Underworld's most dangerous family, Clio ends up stealing something else: their spell weaver. Exiled daemon Clio will do anything to return home. So when she's offered an exchange--the end of her exile in return for an act of thievery--how can she refuse? She may not be a thief, but with her rare ability to mimic magic, she's the perfect candidate for... read more

Sent on a mission to steal spells from the Underworld's most dangerous family, Clio ends up stealing something else: their spell weaver. Exiled daemon Clio will do anything to return home. So when she's offered an exchange--the end of her exile in return for an act of thievery--how can she refuse? She may not be a thief, but with her rare ability to mimic magic, she's the perfect candidate for... read more

Burden's Edge (Fury of a Rising Dragon Book 1)

Sever Bronny

When a young man chooses a forbidden calling, he must prove his worth . . . or watch his kingdom fall.Sixteen-year-old Augum Stone is a warlock prodigy suffocating under the weight of expectations. Students idolize him. Nobles plot to exploit him. Commoners think he's a miracle-maker. And with invasion looming, his already war-weakened kingdom expects him to be its champion.But Augum doesn't w... read more

When a young man chooses a forbidden calling, he must prove his worth . . . or watch his kingdom fall.Sixteen-year-old Augum Stone is a warlock prodigy suffocating under the weight of expectations. Students idolize him. Nobles plot to exploit him. Commoners think he's a miracle-maker. And with invasion looming, his already war-weakened kingdom expects him to be its champion.But Augum doesn't w... read more

Chaos Falls (Chaos Rises Book 3)

Pippa DaCosta

"There are no other demons like me."Restauranteur, Hollywood socialite, Prince of Pride: Li'el is one of few demons left this side of the veil, and he has every intention of reveling in his new-found freedom. But being the last demon in Los Angeles means that when mauled and shredded bodies are found within a few blocks of Li'el's popular Decadent-i restaurant, the list of suspects is a short ... read more

"There are no other demons like me."Restauranteur, Hollywood socialite, Prince of Pride: Li'el is one of few demons left this side of the veil, and he has every intention of reveling in his new-found freedom. But being the last demon in Los Angeles means that when mauled and shredded bodies are found within a few blocks of Li'el's popular Decadent-i restaurant, the list of suspects is a short ... read more

The Shadow Weave (Spell Weaver Book 2)

Annette Marie

Clio might be a nymph living in exile among humans. And she might possess the rare ability to mimic any magic she sees. And she might have just seriously ticked off the most powerful family of spell weavers in the Underworld.But she is not in love with an incubus.Lyre is the rebellious black sheep of said weaver family, and he's the only reason she survived her recent Underworld "vacation." He... read more

Clio might be a nymph living in exile among humans. And she might possess the rare ability to mimic any magic she sees. And she might have just seriously ticked off the most powerful family of spell weavers in the Underworld.But she is not in love with an incubus.Lyre is the rebellious black sheep of said weaver family, and he's the only reason she survived her recent Underworld "vacation." He... read more

Shoot the Messenger: A Paranormal Space Fantasy (Messenger Chronicles Book 1)

Pippa DaCosta

Lies aren't her only weapons against the fae...In the Halow system, one of Earth’s three sister star systems, tek and magic—humans and fae—are at war.Kesh Lasota is a ghost in the machine. Invisible to tek, she’s hired by the criminal underworld to carry illegal messages through the Halow system. But when one of those messages kills its recipient, Kesh finds herself on the run with a bounty on... read more

Lies aren't her only weapons against the fae...In the Halow system, one of Earth’s three sister star systems, tek and magic—humans and fae—are at war.Kesh Lasota is a ghost in the machine. Invisible to tek, she’s hired by the criminal underworld to carry illegal messages through the Halow system. But when one of those messages kills its recipient, Kesh finds herself on the run with a bounty on... read more

The Blood Curse (Spell Weaver Book 3)

Annette Marie

When Clio conned her way into the Underworld, her job was to steal magic that could protect her homeland. Instead, she escaped with the rebel son of a notorious spell weaver family.And in the process, she exposed his most calamitous spell, putting her people--and all magic--in peril.Now she and Lyre face two impossible feats: recover his creation, and do it before his family catches up to them... read more

When Clio conned her way into the Underworld, her job was to steal magic that could protect her homeland. Instead, she escaped with the rebel son of a notorious spell weaver family.And in the process, she exposed his most calamitous spell, putting her people--and all magic--in peril.Now she and Lyre face two impossible feats: recover his creation, and do it before his family catches up to them... read more

Dead Man's Stitch (Fear University Book 5)

Meg Collett

I walk the halls of Fear University on the first day of spring semester, and I dare to hope the greatest hope of all:We will be okay.Dean and Dr. Milhousse have vanished. I control the aswangs in my father’s pack, which means more than just tall fences and fearmongering protect the university. I have everything under control—even if my closest friends doubt my newfound hope.Everything will be ... read more

I walk the halls of Fear University on the first day of spring semester, and I dare to hope the greatest hope of all:We will be okay.Dean and Dr. Milhousse have vanished. I control the aswangs in my father’s pack, which means more than just tall fences and fearmongering protect the university. I have everything under control—even if my closest friends doubt my newfound hope.Everything will be ... read more

Game of Lies: A Paranormal Space Fantasy (Messenger Chronicles Book 2)

Pippa DaCosta

The Messenger rocked your world, and now she's back. But have her lies finally caught up with her? Trust doesn't come easy for Kesh Lasota. She survived life as a slave, survived the Dreamweaver's touch, but surviving Marshal Kellee and the mysterious Talen is a whole other game, one she's not sure she's ready for. When the three are captured by a bloodthirsty fae general sweeping through the ... read more

The Messenger rocked your world, and now she's back. But have her lies finally caught up with her? Trust doesn't come easy for Kesh Lasota. She survived life as a slave, survived the Dreamweaver's touch, but surviving Marshal Kellee and the mysterious Talen is a whole other game, one she's not sure she's ready for. When the three are captured by a bloodthirsty fae general sweeping through the ... read more

The Nightshade's Touch: A Paranormal Space Fantasy (Messenger Chronicles Book 3)

Pippa DaCosta

Be careful which star you wish upon... The unseelie—banished by Oberon long ago—are stirring awake, and there's one name on their poisoned lips: Nightshade.Kesh is beginning to settle into her role as Halow's messenger, saving people from the fae with the help of Kellee, Talen, Arran and Sota, but if she has any hope of making her wrongs right, she must trust those around her. Without them, th... read more

Be careful which star you wish upon... The unseelie—banished by Oberon long ago—are stirring awake, and there's one name on their poisoned lips: Nightshade.Kesh is beginning to settle into her role as Halow's messenger, saving people from the fae with the help of Kellee, Talen, Arran and Sota, but if she has any hope of making her wrongs right, she must trust those around her. Without them, th... read more

Three Mages and a Margarita (The Guild Codex: Spellbound Book 1)

Annette Marie

Broke, almost homeless, and recently fired. Those are my official reasons for answering a wanted ad for a skeevy-looking bartender gig.It went downhill the moment they asked for a trial shift instead of an interview--to see if I'd mesh with their "special" clientele. I think that part went great. Their customers were complete jerks, and I was an asshole right back. That's the definition of fit... read more

Broke, almost homeless, and recently fired. Those are my official reasons for answering a wanted ad for a skeevy-looking bartender gig.It went downhill the moment they asked for a trial shift instead of an interview--to see if I'd mesh with their "special" clientele. I think that part went great. Their customers were complete jerks, and I was an asshole right back. That's the definition of fit... read more

Honor's Price (Fury of a Rising Dragon Book 2)

Sever Bronny

When a cunning enemy enslaves the kingdom, a famed warlock-knight must survive a gauntlet of perils to save his people.Augum Stone is only sixteen and already a legend. He heard his name chanted in the arena by tens of thousands. He vanquished a notorious tyrant and ended a war. And he revived a warlock-knight order that lay dormant for generations. But these feats came with a price—he needs c... read more

When a cunning enemy enslaves the kingdom, a famed warlock-knight must survive a gauntlet of perils to save his people.Augum Stone is only sixteen and already a legend. He heard his name chanted in the arena by tens of thousands. He vanquished a notorious tyrant and ended a war. And he revived a warlock-knight order that lay dormant for generations. But these feats came with a price—he needs c... read more

Dark Arts and a Daiquiri (The Guild Codex: Spellbound Book 2)

Annette Marie

When I found myself facing down the scariest black-magic felon in the city, practically daring him to abduct me, I had to wonder exactly how I ended up here.It all started when I accidentally landed a job as a bartender--but not at a bar. At a guild, populated by mages, sorcerers, alchemists, witches, and psychics. Good thing this lame-o human is adaptable, right?Then my favorite guild members... read more

When I found myself facing down the scariest black-magic felon in the city, practically daring him to abduct me, I had to wonder exactly how I ended up here.It all started when I accidentally landed a job as a bartender--but not at a bar. At a guild, populated by mages, sorcerers, alchemists, witches, and psychics. Good thing this lame-o human is adaptable, right?Then my favorite guild members... read more

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