New Release Books by Gena Showalter

Gena Showalter is the author of Ruthless (2022), Ruthless (2022), The Immortal (2022), The Immortal (2022), Ruthless (2022), The Immortal (2022) and other 300 books.

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Ruthless

release date: Aug 09, 2022
Ruthless
\"One of the premier authors of paranormal romance. Gena Showalter delivers an utterly spellbinding story!\"—Kresley Cole, #1 New York Times bestselling author Don''t miss the second book in New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter''s captivating and unforgettable Immortal Enemies series… Forbidden. Powerful. Ruthless. Micah the Unwilling, fae King of the Forgotten, can tame even the most violent of beasts. Forged on the battlefield, this iron-willed warrior considers his soldiers his family, and he will stop at nothing to reclaim their dispossessed land. Gearing for war with a sadistic enemy, he is disciplined and focused—until a feral beauty he encountered long ago wanders into his camp. Viori de Aoibheall wields a terrifying ability to sing monsters to life. Having spent her childhood in a forest, raising herself and her frightening creations—the only friends she’s ever known—she’s ill prepared for the scarred royal and his fearsome brutality. Not to mention the ferocity of their connection and the carnality of his touch. But the real problem? Her brother is Micah’s greatest foe. And though the sensual king makes her burn, she must stop him, whatever the cost. Immortal Enemies Book 1: Heartless Book 2: Ruthless

Ruthless

release date: Jul 26, 2022
Ruthless
\"One of the premier authors of paranormal romance. Gena Showalter delivers an utterly spellbinding story!\"--Kresley Cole, #1 New York Times bestselling author Don''t miss the second book in New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter''s captivating and unforgettable Immortal Enemies series... Forbidden. Powerful. Ruthless. Micah the Unwilling, fae King of the Forgotten, can tame even the most violent of beasts. Forged on the battlefield, this iron-willed warrior considers his soldiers his family, and he will stop at nothing to reclaim their dispossessed land. Gearing for war with a sadistic enemy, he is disciplined and focused--until a feral beauty he encountered long ago wanders into his camp. Viori de Aoibheall wields a terrifying ability to sing monsters to life. Having spent her childhood in a forest, raising herself and her frightening creations--the only friends she''s ever known--she''s ill prepared for the scarred royal and his fearsome brutality. Not to mention the ferocity of their connection and the carnality of his touch. But the real problem? Her brother is Micah''s greatest foe. And though the sensual king makes her burn, she must stop him, whatever the cost. Immortal Enemies Book 1: Heartless Book 2: Ruthless

The Immortal

release date: Apr 01, 2022
The Immortal
New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter delivers The Immortal, the second dark and sexy book in her Rise of the Warlords series, featuring a cold and merciless assassin and a stubborn harpy warrior…one fated to die by the other’s hand. Halo Phaninon, assassin of gods, is as cold and merciless as a machine. For victory, he will cross any line. When tasked to kill twelve of mythology’s fiercest monsters in twenty-four hours, Halo eagerly accepts. Except, each morning he awakens to the same day, forced to relive it over and over again. Only one other person retains their memory — the beauty who threatens his iron control. Ophelia the Flunk Out hates her disaster of a life. She’s the family disappointment, a harpy warrior without a kill and powerless — or is she? Every night she’s doomed to repeat her own murder, but every morning she rises to spar with Halo, a ruthless warlord increasingly determined to save her…and lure her to his bed. Halo’s insatiable desire for the stubborn Ophelia drives him wild…and he only craves more. If he remains in the time loop, they stay together. But if he escapes, they lose each other forever.

The Immortal

release date: Feb 01, 2022
The Immortal
New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter delivers The Immortal, the second dark and sexy book in her Rise of the Warlords series, featuring the son of a war god and stubborn harpy forced to relive the same day over and over. Halo Phaninon, assassin of gods, is as cold and merciless as a machine. For victory, he crosses any line. When tasked to kill twelve of mythology’s fiercest monsters in twenty-four hours, Halo eagerly accepts. Except, each morning he awakens to the same day, forced to relive new horrors. Only one other person retains their memory—the beauty who threatens his iron control. Ophelia the Flunk Out hates her disaster of a life. She’s the family disappointment, a harpy warrior without a kill and powerless—or is she? Nearly every night she’s doomed to repeat her own murder, but each morning she arises to spar with Halo, the ruthless warlord increasingly determined to save her…and lure her to his bed. Halo’s insatiable desire for the stubborn Ophelia drives him wild…and he only craves more. If he remains in the time loop, they stay together. But if he escapes, they lose each other forever. Rise of the Warlords Book 1: The Warlord Book 2: The Immortal

Ruthless

release date: Jul 26, 2022
Ruthless
\"One of the premier authors of paranormal romance. Gena Showalter delivers an utterly spellbinding story!\"--Kresley Cole, #1 New York Times bestselling author Don''t miss the second book in New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter''s captivating and unforgettable Immortal Enemies series... Forbidden. Powerful. Ruthless. Micah the Unwilling, fae King of the Forgotten, can tame even the most violent of beasts. Forged on the battlefield, this iron-willed warrior considers his soldiers his family, and he will stop at nothing to reclaim their dispossessed land. Gearing for war with a sadistic enemy, he is disciplined and focused--until a feral beauty he encountered long ago wanders into his camp. Viori de Aoibheall wields a terrifying ability to sing monsters to life. Having spent her childhood in a forest, raising herself and her frightening creations--the only friends she''s ever known--she''s ill prepared for the scarred royal and his fearsome brutality. Not to mention the ferocity of their connection and the carnality of his touch. But the real problem? Her brother is Micah''s greatest foe. And though the sensual king makes her burn, she must stop him, whatever the cost. Immortal Enemies Book 1: Heartless Book 2: Ruthless

The Immortal

release date: Mar 30, 2022
The Immortal
New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter delivers The Immortal, the second dark and sexy book in her Rise of the Warlords series, featuring a cold and merciless assassin and a stubborn harpy warrior...one fated to die by the other''s hand. Halo Phaninon, assassin of gods, is as cold and merciless as a machine. For victory, he will cross any line. When tasked to kill twelve of mythology''s fiercest monsters in twenty-four hours, Halo eagerly accepts. Except, each morning he awakens to the same day, forced to relive it over and over again. Only one other person retains their memory -- the beauty who threatens his iron control. Ophelia the Flunk Out hates her disaster of a life. She''s the family disappointment, a harpy warrior without a kill and powerless -- or is she? Every night she''s doomed to repeat her own murder, but every morning she rises to spar with Halo, a ruthless warlord increasingly determined to save her...and lure her to his bed. Halo''s insatiable desire for the stubborn Ophelia drives him wild...and he only craves more. If he remains in the time loop, they stay together. But if he escapes, they lose each other forever.

Romancing the Gravestone

release date: Sep 27, 2021
Romancing the Gravestone
She suspects everyone of everything. Sometimes she gets it right. Jane Ladling is the sole proprietor of her family’s landlocked cemetery, Garden of Memories. She’s responsible for the, er, guests, but there’s a slight problem. Well, besides her moody cat, Rolex, and her sixty-two-year-old best friend’s unrequited crush on the sheriff. An extra body now rests in Plot #39. Enter Special Agent Conrad Ryan. He’s gruff, he’s gorgeous, and oh, yes, he kind of suspects her of murder. What’s an innocent—and very single, not that it matters—girl to do? Solve the crime herself. Even if she must turn the small town of Aurelian Hills, Georgia upside down. The only line she won’t cross? Falling for the first man to make her heart flutter. Nope, not happening. Not even a little.

The Immortal

release date: Feb 01, 2022
The Immortal
New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter delivers The Immortal, the second dark and sexy book in her Rise of the Warlords series, featuring a cold, merciless assassin and a stubborn harpy warrior... one fated to die by the other''s hand. Halo Phaninon, assassin of gods, is as cold and merciless as a machine. For victory, he crosses any line. When tasked to kill twelve of mythology''s fiercest monsters in twenty-four hours, Halo eagerly accepts. Except, each morning he awakens to the same day, forced to relive new horrors. Only one other person retains their memory--the beauty who threatens his iron control. Ophelia the Flunk Out hates her disaster of a life. She''s the family disappointment, a harpy warrior without a kill and powerless--or is she? Nearly every night she''s doomed to repeat her own murder, but each morning she arises to spar with Halo, the ruthless warlord increasingly determined to save her...and lure her to his bed. Halo''s insatiable desire for the stubborn Ophelia drives him wild...and he only craves more. If he remains in the time loop, they stay together. But if he escapes, they lose each other forever. Rise of the Warlords Book 1: The Warlord Book 2: The Immortal

Heartless

release date: Jun 29, 2021
Heartless
Don’t miss the first book in New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter’s sexy, heart-pounding new Immortal Enemies series about a ruthless warrior hellbent on revenge, the fae princess determined to thwart him at every turn, and the desire that threatens to consume them in Heartless. \"One of the premier authors of paranormal romance. Gena Showalter delivers an utterly spellbinding story!\" —Kresley Cole, #1 New York Times bestselling author Vengeance is irresistible… Kaysar the Unhinged One, fae King of Midnight, can drive anyone to madness with his song. A ruthless warrior forged in hate, he lives to force his enemies to their knees. He will stop at nothing to succeed—even abducting and seducing his foe’s beloved bride to ensure his own child one day sits on the male’s throne. Except, his prize escapes to the mortal realm before the first kiss, her heart transplanted into a human beauty with dangerous secrets… Chantel “Cookie” Bardot is a professional gamer girl great at trash-talking, bad at peopling. After a long-awaited surgery, she begins to morph into a powerful fae princess. Catapulted into a strange land ruled by a cruel but seductive villain, she must battle flesh-and-blood monsters and navigate royal intrigues. But the true danger is Kaysar, whose every wicked touch tempts her beyond reason. Should she run…or descend into the darkness with him? Don''t Miss The Immortal, the second dark and sexy book in Gena Showalter''s Rise of the Warlords series, featuring a cold and merciless assassin and a stubborn harpy warrior, both forced to relive the same day over and over in the hopes of saving her life.

The Warlord

release date: Apr 20, 2021
The Warlord
New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter begins a dark, sexy new series—Rise of the Warlords—with a fan-favorite character from her beloved Lords of the Underworld series, Taliyah Skyhawk. The ice maiden faces off with her greatest enemy, a villain brutal beyond imagining. For centuries, Taliyah Skyhawk has prepared to become Harpy General, leader of the deadliest female army in existence. One of the requirements? Remain a virgin. But, for a chance to save her people, she must wed the fearless leader of the Astra Planeta, Alaroc Phaethon. The time has come for Roc to sacrifice another virgin bride to his god. There has never been a woman alluring enough to tempt him from his path. No warrioress powerful enough to overcome his incredible strength. No enchantress desirable enough to make him burn beyond reason. Until now. With the clock ticking, war between husband and wife ignites. Except Taliyah never expected the merciless king to challenge the future she once envisioned. She certainly never anticipated the thrill of their battles turning into games… The problem is, only one spouse can survive. Love is a battlefield in Showalter’s The Warlord. Don''t Miss The Immortal, the second dark and sexy book in Gena Showalter''s Rise of the Warlords series, featuring a cold and merciless assassin and a stubborn harpy warrior, both forced to relive the same day over and over in the hopes of saving her life.

Second Chance

release date: Jan 11, 2021
Second Chance
She’s never felt desired. He’s never craved a woman more…in this sizzling classic from New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter. Previously published as Can’t Hardly Breathe. Dorothea Mathis has overcome the obstacles life tossed her way…but she can’t shake her long-standing crush on former Army Ranger Daniel Porter. The sexy bad boy is back in town and using her inn as a personal playground. She should kick him out, but his heated glances are making her stupid. No way she’ll give another chance to the man who didn’t want her in high school. Right? Daniel craves curvy Dorothea night and day, but all he can offer is a few no-strings nights to burn off a little steam. He’s learned to despise romance—love brings loss. Except, being with Dorthea only makes him burn for more. Winning her over won’t be easy, but he’ll fight to prove a second chance isn’t settling for second best. Read the entire reader-favorite Original Heartbreakers series: Book 1: The Secret Fling Book 2: Friends First Book 3: Enemies to Lovers Book 4: Second Chance Book 5: Can’t Let Go Book 6: Can’t Get Enough

1001 Dark Nights: Bundle Twenty-Nine

release date: Dec 08, 2020
1001 Dark Nights: Bundle Twenty-Nine
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors Shayla Black, Jennifer Probst, Kristen Proby, and Gena Showalter. Four Dark Tales. Four Sensual Stories. Four Page Turners. More Than Pleasure You by Shayla Black I’m Stephen Lund, confirmed bachelor…and son of a successful billionaire whose sins I can’t forget—or forgive. Though he insisted I get over his transgressions, I can’t. So I put space between us with a temporary getaway to Maui. My rental’s sexy caretaker, Skye Ingram, is a beautiful distraction. When Skye needs a date to her ex-boyfriend’s wedding, I’m game to play her pretend fiancé. But our pretend engagement begins to feel real. Our passion certainly is. So are the consequences. When I’m confronted with the reality that our lives are now irrevocably entwined, I have to choose between leaving Skye to return to the life I’ve always known or abandoning everything familiar to start over with the woman who awakened my heart. Something Just Like This by Jennifer Probst Jonathan Lake is the beloved NYC mayor who’s making a run for governor. His widowed status and close relationship with his daughter casts him as the darling of the press, and the candidate to beat, but behind the flash of the cameras, things are spinning out of control. It all has to do with his strait laced, ruthlessly organized assistant, Alyssa Block. Her skills and reserved demeanor are perfect to run his campaign, but her brilliant brain has become a temptation he’s been fighting for too long. Can he convince her to take a chance on a long-term campaign for love or will his efforts end up in scandal? Wonder With Me by Kristen Proby Reed Taylor doesn’t pay much attention to the holidays—until he receives a surprise present. Four-year-old Piper is the daughter he never knew about, and with the death of her mother, is also now the roommate he never expected. He’s determined to make their first Christmas together one she’ll never forget. Noel Thompson has gotten her share of strange requests in her career as an interior designer. The call to design a beautiful home for Christmas is more like a dream come true. And that was before she met her new employer—sexy and mysterious, he’s everything she ever hoped Santa would bring her. The Darkest Assassin by Gena Showalter Fox is a demon-possessed immortal with many talents. Now, the keeper of Distrust has been marked for death, a winged assassin with rainbow-colored eyes tracking her every move, determined to avenge the males she accidentally decimated. If only she could control the desire to rip off his clothes… Bjorn is a fierce warrior with many complications. Never has he hesitated to exterminate an evil being. Until now. The sharp-tongued female with a shockingly vulnerable heart tempts him in ways no one else ever has, threatening his iron control. But, as Fate itself seems to conspire against the unlikely pair, both old and new enemies emerge. And Fox and Bjorn must fight to survive. And learn to love… **Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new readers, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you''ll enjoy each one as much as we do.**

Enemies to Lovers

release date: Dec 07, 2020
Enemies to Lovers
He demands control in all things. She comes in like a wrecking ball…in this sizzling classic from New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter. Previously published as The Harder You Fall. Who knew enemies make the best lovers? To overcome a tragic past, aloof Lincoln West demands a structured life. But even his iron-control has limits. For two months of every year, he indulges in every sensual pleasure. He’s ready to pick a lover—anyone but the bad girl who once dated his friend. Reformed partier Jessie Kay Dillon is determined to walk the straight and narrow. No men! Like, zero. Or maybe just a taste of this one? Her love-hate sizzle with West is too irresistible to deny. But Jessie Kay refuses to be another two-month diversion. She deserves more—and she’ll fight for it. After all, rules are made to be broken—especially West’s. Read the entire reader-favorite Original Heartbreakers series: Book 1: The Secret Fling Book 2: Friends First Book 3: Enemies to Lovers Book 4: Second Chance Book 5: Can’t Let Go Book 6: Can’t Get Enough

Friends First

release date: Oct 12, 2020
Friends First
A troubled playboy meets the woman he can’t resist in this sizzling classic from New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter, previously published as The Hotter You Burn! Beck Ockley is ruthless in the boardroom…and the bedroom. He’s never been with the same woman twice and vows he never will. With a past as troubled as his, meaningless sex keeps the demons at bay and his own wary heart intact. Harlow Glass is currently penniless, jobless and homeless. When the beautiful artist sneaks into Beck’s home, her ancestral estate, she’s shocked by his early return…and her immediate, sizzling and intense attraction to him. For the first time in Beck’s life, he can’t get a woman out of his mind. All too soon, friendship blooms into something more and he’ll either have to break her heart…or surrender his own. Read the entire reader-favorite Original Heartbreakers series: Book 1: The Closer You Come Book 2: Friends First Book 3: The Harder You Fall Book 4: Can’t Hardly Breathe Book 5: Can’t Let Go Book 6: The One You Want

The Glass Queen

release date: Sep 29, 2020
The Glass Queen
Once Upon a Time meets Game of Thrones in book two of New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter’s magical, romantic dark fantasy series, in which the fairy tales we know and love are prophecies of the future. Welcome to the Forest of Good and Evil, where villains may be heroes and heroes may be villains…it all depends on who you ask. Ashleigh Ansklelisa may be called the Glass Princess due to her weak heart, but Saxon, king of the Avian, knows she is more dangerous than broken glass, in this Cinderella retelling that sweeps readers into the magical land of Enchantia, filled with treacherous enemies, unexpected allies, forbidden love, and dangerous magic! Can destined lovers find their way to each other, or will evil win the day? Everything changes at the stroke of midnight as one determined princess fights for her legacy, her love, and the crown that is her destiny. Praise for Gena Showalter: “Utterly unique and absolutely riveting—I couldn’t put it down! What a marvelously cool world.” —#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas on Firstlife “Firstlife is a nonstop thrill ride that will stop your heart…and shock it back to life. This book is #1 on my keeper shelf!” —#1 New York Times bestselling author P.C. Cast “Firstlife illuminates the depths of human resilience and the power of love, even in the darkest hours.” —#1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole

The Secret Fling

release date: Sep 14, 2020
The Secret Fling
He’s up for cleaning his life. She’s down to get dirty… in this sizzling classic from New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter. Previously published as The Closer You Come. After a decade behind bars, Jase Hollister is free. Haunted by his violent past, this ex-con takes refuge in a small town with his closest friends. He plans to stay out of trouble and keep women at a distance. Why won’t the one he craves cooperate? Down on her luck, Brook Lynn Dillon is determined to avoid the big, bad and scary new guy every woman in town wants—including her sister! When he offers Brook Lynn a job, she can’t say no…or resist his smoldering charm. They strike up a deal--a one-time fling. Maybe two times. Or three. No matter how hard they try, they can’t keep their hands off each other. When secrets come to light, they must face a hard truth: their one-time fling has forever branded them. It’s more than Jase’s freedom on the line now. It’s their hearts. Read the entire reader-favorite Original Heartbreakers series: Book 1: The Secret Fling Book 2: Friends First Book 3: Enemies to Lovers Book 4: Second Chance Book 5: Can’t Let Go Book 6: Can’t Get Enough

Prince of Forever

release date: Jun 15, 2020
Prince of Forever
Return to Imperia in this scorching, significantly updated classic from New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter, originally published as The Pleasure Slave. Curiously drawn to a battered jewelry box, Santa Fe antique dealer Julia Anderson could never have anticipated what—or rather who—it held inside—a handsome warrior who swears his devotion to her. Tall and sinfully handsome, Tristan ar Malik is hard to resist and determined to fulfill her every desire. A rogue on the battlefield and the bedroom, Tristan resolved himself to a life of servitude after being cursed…. until he met Julia. The passion between them is unlike anything he’s ever experienced, and he only wants more. Yet even though revealing his true heart would break the centuries-old spell that entrapped him—freeing him from the box—it would separate them forever…

The Darkest Assassin

release date: Mar 02, 2020
The Darkest Assassin
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Gena Showalter comes a new story in her Lords of the Underworld series… Fox is a demon-possessed immortal with many talents. --Ability to open portals—check --Power to kill the most dangerous Sent Ones—check --Scare away any man who might want to date her—mate Now, the keeper of Distrust has been marked for death, a winged assassin with rainbow-colored eyes tracking her every move, determined to avenge the males she accidentally decimated. If only she could control the desire to rip off his clothes… Bjorn is a fierce warrior with many complications. --Tragic, torture-filled past—check --A wife he was forced to wed, who is draining his life force—check --Ever-intensifying desire for the enigmatic Fox—mate Never has he hesitated to exterminate an evil being. Until now. The sharp-tongued female with a shockingly vulnerable heart tempts him in ways no one else ever has, threatening his iron control. But, as Fate itself seems to conspire against the unlikely pair, both old and new enemies emerge. And Fox and Bjorn must fight to survive. And learn to love… **Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new readers, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you''ll enjoy each one as much as we do.**

The Darkest King

release date: Feb 25, 2020
The Darkest King
To become a king of the underworld at long last, William must resist an irresistible beauty—or a curse will ensure his end… A merciless prince feared by all… Cursed by a vengeful witch, William of the Dark will die if he ever falls in love—murdered by the woman who steals his heart. His lone shot at redemption is a book filled with indecipherable code. Break the code, break the curse. Now, centuries later, he’s condemned to a string of one-night stands…until he finds the only woman in the worlds able to set him free. A rare creature of myth and power… One of the last living unicorn shifters, Sunday “Sunny” Lane works from the shadows as a cryptanalyst, on the run from assassins and poachers. Then the darkly seductive William abducts her, holding her captive in Hell. The closer they get, the more she hungers for his touch…and the stronger a mystical desire to kill him becomes… But which desire will prove stronger—lust or death? And who will give in first? Don''t Miss The Immortal, the second dark and sexy book in Gena Showalter''s Rise of the Warlords series, featuring a cold and merciless assassin and a stubborn harpy warrior, both forced to relive the same day over and over in the hopes of saving her life.

The Warlord

release date: Nov 30, 2021
The Warlord
New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter begins a dark, sexy new series--Rise of the Warlords--with a fan-favorite character from her beloved Lords of the Underworld series, Taliyah Skyhawk. The ice maiden faces off with her greatest enemy, a villain brutal beyond imagining. For centuries, Taliyah Skyhawk has prepared to become Harpy General, leader of the deadliest female army in existence. One of the requirements? Remain a virgin. But, for a chance to save her people, she must wed the fearless leader of the Astra Planeta, Alaroc Phaethon. The time has come for Roc to sacrifice another virgin bride to his god. There has never been a woman alluring enough to tempt him from his path. No warrioress powerful enough to overcome his incredible strength. No enchantress desirable enough to make him burn beyond reason. Until now. With the clock ticking, war between husband and wife ignites. Except Taliyah never expected the merciless king to challenge the future she once envisioned. She certainly never anticipated the thrill of their battles turning into games... The problem is, only one spouse can survive. Love is a battlefield in Showalter''s The Warlord.

Frost and Flame

release date: Sep 17, 2019
Frost and Flame
From Gena Showalter, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lords of the Underworld saga, comes Frost and Flame, the second book in the scorching paranormal romance series Gods of War. Bane of Adwaeweth is the most feared immortal warrior in All War history. Possessed by a bloodthirsty beast, he will stop at nothing to win. Then he meets irresistible Nola Lee. He hates the power she wields over him, but she alone can rain vengeance upon his wife’s killer. Unaware of her destiny to rule as queen of beasts, Nola battles illness, addiction and vulnerability. With Bane, however, she experiences pleasure for the first time, and only wants more. But being with him comes with a terrible price. With enemies lurking around every corner, Bane and Nola must fight to survive. But time is running out, and neither can resist the sizzling attraction blazing between them. Will their romance save the beast and his beauty, or destroy everything they’ve come to love? Don''t Miss The Immortal, the second dark and sexy book in Gena Showalter''s Rise of the Warlords series, featuring a cold and merciless assassin and a stubborn harpy warrior, both forced to relive the same day over and over in the hopes of saving her life.

The Darkest Destiny

release date: Sep 01, 2021
The Darkest Destiny
\"Forsaken. Deathless. A monster in every way. Mostly, Brochan is determined. He craves what fate promised him—the woman who will help him conquer a heavenly kingdom. He will stop at nothing to win her. Viola, Keeper of the demon of Narcissism, lives for a single purpose—treating herself and her pet to the best life possible. But a crazed warrior is now appearing everywhere she ventures, ruining her fun.... tempting her beyond reason and keeping her at a razor-edge of desire. Though legions of males have attempted to win her, all have failed. Somehow, this rampaging beast is tearing down her walls, one by one, claiming he owns her heart and her very destiny. To be with him, however, she must defeat the only force strong enough to destroy her—love\"--

Darkness Eternal

release date: Dec 31, 2020

Heartless

release date: Jul 01, 2021
Heartless
Vengeance is irresistible... Kaysar the Unhinged One, fae King of Midnight, can drive anyone to madness with his song. A ruthless warrior forged in hate, he lives to force his enemies to their knees. He will stop at nothing to succeed — even abduct and seduce his foe’s beloved bride, ensuring his own child one day sits on the male’s throne. Except, his prize escapes to the mortal realm before the first kiss, her heart transplanted into a human beauty with dangerous secrets... Chantel ‘Cookie’ Bardot is a professional gamer girl great at trash-talking, bad at peopling. After a long-awaited surgery, she begins to morph into a powerful fae princess. Catapulted into a strange land ruled by a cruel but seductive villain, she must battle flesh-and-blood monsters and navigate royal intrigues. But the true danger is Kaysar, whose every wicked touch tempts her beyond reason. Should she run...or descend into the darkness with him?

1001 Dark Nights: Bundle Twenty-Four

release date: Sep 17, 2019
1001 Dark Nights: Bundle Twenty-Four
From New York Times andUSA Today bestselling authors Heather Graham, K. Bromberg, Kendall Ryan, and Gena Showalter. Four Dark Tales. Four Sensual Stories. Four Page Turners. HAUNTED BE THE HOLIDAYS: A Krewe of Hunters Novella by Heather Graham It’s Halloween at the Global Tower Theatre, a fantastic and historic theater owned by Adam Harrison and run by spouses of Krewe members. During a special performance, a strange actor makes an appearance in the middle of the show, warning of dire events if his murder is not solved before another holiday rolls around. Dakota McCoy and Brodie McFadden dive into the mystery. Both have a special talent for dealing with ghosts, but this one is proving elusive. With the help of Brodie’s diva mother and his ever-patient father—who were killed together when a stage chandelier fell upon them—Dakota and Brodie set out to solve the case. If they can''t solve the murder quickly, there will be no Thanksgiving for the Krewe... CONTROL: An Everyday Heroes Novella by K. Bromberg Control is something Desi Whitman abhors. Why live life in black and white perfection when you can messily color outside the lines? But when she comes face to face with SWAT officer Reznor Mayne, he’s about to show her just how good control can feel. HUNKY HEARTBREAKERS: A Whiskey Kisses Novella by Kendall Ryan Everything’s bigger in Texas. And that includes Duke Wilder’s sexual appetite. Together with his twin brother, he runs a whiskey distillery, and when their business takes off—suddenly he’s got it all. Success. Money. Family. But he doesn’t have a woman to share it with. When Valentina storms into his life, her presence is only supposed to be temporary. She’s a feisty attorney hired to help clean up his company’s recent legal mess. He never counted on her being the one to turn his whole world upside down. THE DARKEST CAPTIVE: A Lords of the Underworld Novella by Gena Showalter For centuries, Galen the Treacherous has been the most hated immortal in the Underworld. Possessed by the demons of Jealousy and False Hope, he has always lived for a single purpose: destroy everything.Then he met her. Former demon turned human femme fatale — Legion Honey -- sought to kill Galen, but ended up parting with her virginity instead. Afraid of their sizzling connection, she ran away…and ended up trapped in hell, tortured and abused in the worst of ways. Now she’s free, and a shell of herself, afraid of her own shadow. Galen''s hunger for Legion has only grown. Now the warrior with nothing to lose must help her rekindle the fire that once burned inside her. Every Dark Nights tale is breathtakingly sexy and magically romantic.

The Evil Queen

release date: Jun 25, 2019
The Evil Queen
Once Upon a Time meets Game of Thrones in New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter’s magical, romantic dark fantasy series, in which the fairy tales we know and love are prophecies of the future. Welcome to the Forest of Good and Evil, where villains may be heroes and heroes may be villains...it all depends on who you ask. In the realm of Enchantia, creatures of legend still exist, magic is the norm, and fairy tales are real. Raised in the human world, Everly Morrow has no idea she’s a fairy-tale princess—until she begins to commune with mirrors. Soon, a horrifying truth is revealed. She is fated to be Snow White’s greatest enemy, the Evil Queen. With powers beyond her imagination or control, Everly returns to the land of her birth. There, she meets Roth Charmaine, the supposed Prince Charming. Their attraction is undeniable, but their relationship is doomed. As Everly faces disasters and betrayals, giving in to her dark side proves more tempting. Can she resist, or will she become the villain she was born to be? Critics love The Evil Queen: “Showalter (the Everlife books) delivers an entertaining series opener that condemns prejudice while championing self-determination. Romance-sweet and steamy, gay and straight-features prominently, action and humor abound, and the mystery of how each character figures into the legend imparts intrigue.”—Publishers Weekly “The novel''s conceit has a lot of potential with its deconstruction of a cherished fairy tale, an interesting take on good and evil as actions rather than fate, and a long cast of characters in ever evolving roles that will leave readers wondering who they are supposed to be.”—Kirkus Reviews The Forest of Good and Evil Series: The Evil Queen The Glass Queen

Haunted

release date: Jan 01, 2019
Haunted
A classic tale from the queen of paranormal romance, Gena Showalter! Artist Aurora Harper is convinced she’s witnessed a crime—a murder so brutal she’s repressed the memories, only to paint the scene by the light of the moon. Now she needs her new neighbor, Detective Levi Reid, to help her track down the victim—and the killer. Levi’s dealing with his own memory issues, but one thing he knows for sure: Harper is meant to be his, and nothing can take her away from him—not in this life…and not in death. Originally published in 2012

The Warlord

release date: May 05, 2021
The Warlord
New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter begins a dark, sexy new series - Rise of the Warlords - with a fan-favourite character from her beloved Lords of the Underworld series, Taliyah Skyhawk. The ice maiden faces off with her greatest enemy, a villain brutal beyond imagining. For centuries, Taliyah Skyhawk has prepared to become Harpy General, leader of the deadliest female army in existence. One of the requirements? Remain a virgin. But, for a chance to save her people, she must wed the fearless leader of the Astra Planeta, Alaroc Phaethon. The time has come for Roc to sacrifice another virgin bride to his god. There has never been a woman alluring enough to tempt him from his path. No warrioress powerful enough to overcome his incredible strength. No enchantress desirable enough to make him burn beyond reason. Until now. With the clock ticking, war between husband and wife ignites. Except Taliyah never expected the merciless king to challenge the future she once envisioned. She certainly never anticipated the thrill of their battles turning into games... The problem is, only one spouse can survive. Love is a battlefield in Showalter''s The Warlord. Rise of the Warlords Book 1: The Warlord

Shadow and Ice

release date: Oct 23, 2018
Shadow and Ice
“I love this world…this is Gena Showalter at her best!”—J.R. Ward, #1 New York Times bestselling author “The Gods of War series is my new obsession.”—Christine Feehan, #1 New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter, the New York Times bestselling author who brought you the Lords of the Underworld, introduces a scorching new paranormal romance series…Gods of War Knox of Iviland, the most ruthless warrior in All War history, has spent his life fighting others to the death, winning new realms for his king. Now the stakes are higher than ever. If he prevails in the battle for Earth, his slave bands will be removed. Victory is his sole focus…until he meets her. On an arctic getaway with her foster sister, street tough but vulnerable Vale London is shocked to stumble upon a cave filled with ancient gods waging epic combat. When she is inadvertently drawn into their war, she is forced to team up with an unlikely ally—the sexy god who makes her burn with desire. Though Vale is his enemy, Knox is consumed with lust and a fierce need to protect her. But only one combatant can triumph, and he will have to choose: live for freedom, or die for love. Don''t Miss The Immortal, the second dark and sexy book in Gena Showalter''s Rise of the Warlords series, featuring a cold and merciless assassin and a stubborn harpy warrior, both forced to relive the same day over and over in the hopes of saving her life.

The Warlord

release date: May 01, 2021
The Warlord
New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter begins a dark, sexy new series - Rise of the Warlords - with a fan-favourite character from her beloved Lords of the Underworld series, Taliyah Skyhawk. The ice maiden faces off with her greatest enemy, a villain brutal beyond imagining. For centuries, Taliyah Skyhawk has prepared to become Harpy General, leader of the deadliest female army in existence. One of the requirements? Remain a virgin. But, for a chance to save her people, she must wed the fearless leader of the Astra Planeta, Alaroc Phaethon. The time has come for Roc to sacrifice another virgin bride to his god. There has never been a woman alluring enough to tempt him from his path. No warrioress powerful enough to overcome his incredible strength. No enchantress desirable enough to make him burn beyond reason. Until now. With the clock ticking, war between husband and wife ignites. Except Taliyah never expected the merciless king to challenge the future she once envisioned. She certainly never anticipated the thrill of their battles turning into games... The problem is, only one spouse can survive. Love is a battlefield in Showalter''s The Warlord. Rise of the Warlords Book 1: The Warlord

Twice as Hot

release date: Aug 01, 2018
Twice as Hot
A classic tale from the queen of paranormal romance, Gena Showalter! Belle Jamison is finally starting to feel like a normal girl again. Her job as a paranormal investigator is going well, she’s learned to control her supernatural abilities (mostly) and she’s just gotten engaged to Rome Masters, the ultra-sexy operative who once tried to neutralize her! But planning a wedding is never easy, especially when the bride keeps accidentally torching her dress, the groom returns from a dangerous mission with selective memory loss and the man responsible now wants Belle for himself. With Rome’s ex determined to win him back and a new band of supervillains on the horizon, it will take all Belle’s powers—plus a little help from her trusty empath sidekick—to save the day, salvage the wedding and prove that true love really does conquer all. Originally published in 2010

Everlife Trilogy Complete Collection

release date: Aug 13, 2018
Everlife Trilogy Complete Collection
“Utterly unique and absolutely riveting-I couldn’t put it down! What a marvelously cool world.” —New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas on Firstlife Return to the realms with the Everlife Trilogy Complete Collection from the author of the New York Times bestselling The White Rabbit Chronicles, Gena Showalter! FIRSTLIFE Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to let her parents choose where she’ll live—after she dies. There is an eternal truth most of the world has come to accept: Firstlife is merely a dress rehearsal, and real life begins after death. LIFEBLOOD Lena Wise is always looking forward to tomorrow, especially at the start of her senior year. She’s ready to pack in as much friend time as possible, to finish college applications and to maybe let her childhood best friend Sebastian know how she really feels about him. For Lena, the upcoming year is going to be epic—one of opportunities and chances. Until one choice, one moment, destroys everything. EVERLIFE When nothing goes as planned and betrayal leads to the edge of utter defeat, Ten and Killian will have to rebuild trust from the ashes of their hearts. Victory seems impossible, the odds stacked against them. In the end, how far will they be willing to go for the sake of their realms and the Everlife? Titles originally published in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Strong is the New Sexy

release date: Aug 13, 2018
Strong is the New Sexy
Under Pressure by Lori Foster Leese Phelps’s road hasn’t been an easy one, but it’s brought him to the perfect job—working for the elite Body Armor security agency. And what his newest assignment lacks in size, she makes up for in fire and backbone. But being drawn to Catalina Nicholson is a dangerous complication. Originally published in 2017. Can’t Let Go by Gena Showalter Ryanne Wade has sworn off men. Then Jude Laurent walks into her bar, and all bets are off. The former army ranger has suffered unimaginably, first being maimed in battle then losing his wife and daughters to a drunk driver. Making the brooding widower smile is priority one. Resisting him? Impossible. Originally published in 2017. Seized by Seduction by Brenda Jackson From the moment his eyes meet hers across the crime-scene tape, ex-con turned bodyguard Quasar Patterson knows he has to see the mysterious Dr. Randi Fuller again. She’s a renowned psychic investigator who can foresee danger for others, but not for herself. That makes Quasar doubly determined to watch over her—the closer, the better—as she’s drawn into a dangerous gang rivalry. Originally published in 2017.

The Darkest Warrior

release date: Jun 26, 2018
The Darkest Warrior
A searing Lords of the Underworld tale by New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter, featuring a beastly prince and the wife he will wage war to keep He is ice… Puck the Undefeated, host of the demon of Indifference, cannot experience emotion without punishment, so he allows himself to feel nothing. Until her. According to ancient prophecy, she is the key to avenging his past, saving his realm and ruling as king. All he must do? Steal her from the man she loves—and marry her. She is fire… Gillian Shaw has suffered many tragedies in her too-short life, but nothing could have prepared the fragile human for her transition into immortality. To survive, she must wed a horned monster who both intrigues and frightens her…and become the warrior queen she was born to be. Together they burn. As a rising sense of possession and obsession overtake Puck, so does insatiable lust. The more he learns about his clever, resourceful wife, the more he craves her. And the more time Gillian spends with her protective husband, the more she aches for him. But the prophecy also predicts an unhappily-ever-after. Can Puck defeat fate itself to keep the woman who brought his deadened heart back to life? Or will they succumb to destiny, losing each other…and everything they’ve been fighting for?

Lords of the Underworld Collection Volume 4

release date: Jun 01, 2018
Lords of the Underworld Collection Volume 4
Look for Lords of the Underworld Collection Volume 4, the exciting new novel from Gena Showalter, available from HQN books Jun 11, 2018. Pre-order your copy today!

Lords of the Underworld Collection Volume 1

release date: Mar 01, 2018
Lords of the Underworld Collection Volume 1
See how the Lords of the Underworld saga began with the first four sizzling stories by New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter. They dared to open Pandora’s Box, and now must carry an eternal curse. The saga begins in a remote fortress in Budapest, where six immortal warriors, each more dangerously seductive than the last, are bound by an ancient curse none has been able to break. Journey through this dark and sensual world, where the line between good and evil blurs and true love is put to the ultimate test. Collection includes: The Darkest Fire, The Darkest Night, The Darkest Kiss and The Darkest Pleasure. BONUS: The Darkest Facts and an excerpt from the latest Lords of the Underworld book, The Darkest Promise!

Everlife

release date: Mar 01, 2018
Everlife
Don’t miss the EPIC CONCLUSION to the Everlife novels, a series fans calls “vividly unique,” “unforgettable” and “exhilarating.” New from Gena Showalter, author of the New York Times bestselling The White Rabbit Chronicles, comes a series finale that will keep you on the edge of your seat rooting for the characters until the very last page. \"Utterly unique and absolutely riveting—I couldn’t put it down! What a marvelously cool world.\" —Sarah J. Maas, New York Times bestselling author, on Firstlife STAND TOGETHER OR FALL ALONE. THE FATE OF THE EVERLIFE HANGS IN THE BALANCE. At seventeen years old, Tenley “Ten” Lockwood had to make the ultimate choice—where to live after she died. Loyalty to her selected realm has not wavered…until now. She is out of time. Sacrifices must be made, and a terrible price must be paid. But is she too late? As the Everlife descends into darkness, a single truth becomes clear: Troika and Myriad must unite—or perish. In order to bring sworn enemies together, Ten must enter forbidden territory…and destroy the powerful Prince of Ravens. But there’s only one way inside—bonding with Killian Flynn, a deadly rival who sets her blood aflame. When nothing goes as planned and betrayal leads to the edge of utter defeat, Ten and Killian will have to rebuild trust from the ashes of their hearts. Victory seems impossible, the odds stacked against them. In the end, how far will they be willing to go for the sake of their realms and the Everlife? “Lifeblood ramps up the action ‘Ten’fold—don’t miss this exhilarating sequel to Firstlife!” —P.C. Cast, #1 New York Times bestselling author “Firstlife…illuminat[es] the depths of human resilience and the power of love, even in the darkest hours.” —Kresley Cole, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Arcana Chronicles “I couldn’t stop rooting for Ten, an unforgettable and powerful heroine who is obsessed with numbers, creates the coolest reverse poems, and fascinates the baddest bad boy Showalter has ever written.” —Kristin Cast, #1 New York Times bestselling author, on Firstlife “Raw, edgy and dark—Firstlife will leave you craving more.” —Wendy Higgins, New York Times bestselling author of the Sweet series

Can't Let Go

release date: Nov 01, 2017
Can't Let Go
New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter is back with a sizzling Original Heartbreakers tale about an icy war vet and the only woman capable of melting him… With trust issues a mile long, Ryanne Wade has sworn off men. Then Jude Laurent walks into her bar, and all bets are off. The former army ranger has suffered unimaginably, first being maimed in battle then losing his wife and daughters to a drunk driver. Making the brooding widower smile is priority one. Resisting him? Impossible. For Jude, Ryanne is off-limits. And yet the beautiful bartender who serves alcohol to potential motorists tempts him like no other. When a rival bar threatens her livelihood—and her life—he can’t turn away. She triggers something in him he thought long buried, and he’s determined to protect her, whatever the cost. As their already scorching attraction continues to heat, the damaged soldier knows he must let go of his past to hold on to his future…or risk losing the second chance he desperately needs.

The Glass Queen

release date: Oct 01, 2020
The Glass Queen
Once Upon a Time meets Game of Thrones in book two of New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter''s magical, romantic dark fantasy series, in which the fairy tales we know and love are prophecies of the future. Welcome to the Forest of Good and Evil, where villains may be heroes and heroes may be villains...it all depends on who you ask. Ashleigh Ansklelisa may be called the Glass Princess due to her weak heart, but Saxon, king of the Avian, knows she is more dangerous than broken glass, in this Cinderella retelling that sweeps readers into the magical land of Enchantia, filled with treacherous enemies, unexpected allies, forbidden love, and dangerous magic! Can destined lovers find their way to each other, or will evil win the day? Everything changes at the stroke of midnight as one determined princess fights for her legacy, her love, and the crown that is her destiny.

Dark Swan

release date: Sep 25, 2017
Dark Swan
The Alien Huntress series is back with fan favorite AIR agent Dallas Gutierrez from New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling paranormal romance author Gena Showalter, who doesn’t disappoint with this sizzling hot alpha hero. Lilica Swan isn’t quite human or otherworlder; she is the best—and worst—of both. She is willing to do whatever proves necessary to save her sister from the seductive and deadly Alien Investigation and Removal agent, Dallas Gutierrez, even bonding her lifeforce to his by effectively marrying him. But the bond will fade without consummation. Can Dallas resist his insatiable desire for the powerful beauty? Or will she lead to his ultimate downfall?
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