Unit 78, formerly Corporal Richard Hardgraves, is a Cyborg with a mission: to rescue the Admiral's daughter from the dreaded Tr'Low Cult on Beacon 5. The Tr'Lows have a prophesy that a half-metal man will come from the sky and father the perfect child on a chosen bride - Rich tells himself he will play the part just long enough to grab the girl and run.
Monsters do exist... and they're the good guys. Lillian Rosewood leads an ordinary, boring life working as the manager of a psychiatric hospital. The highlights of her day, other than her skinny hot chocolate, are the hunky guards who work in the secure section. Until a late-night emergency is wheeled in. Captain Jack Harper is insane, drop-dead gorgeous... and just had his abdomen shredded. Despite the fact they're not an emergency room, Lillian can't turn him away and risk a death on her hands.
Death's big business. For Laney Larson, it's a full time job. The latest in a long line of Reapers, Laney hits Liberty, Oakwood expecting the usual "reap and run" type of job. However the small town holds far more secrets than she expects, including a sexy cop who blind-sides her Reaper instincts big-time.
Unit 77 is a cyborg...but he used to be so much more. Tortured by glimpses of his past, former Captain Andrew Fischer goes through his days in a metallic nightmare, feeling broken inside though he doesn't know why. Doctor Claudia Chambers is distraught. After a land mine blew up Drew Fischer and his unit of elite Space Corps Marines, she was forced to implant the CyBRG device in all of them which turned the men into machines. But she keeps catching glimpses of humanity from the supposedly inhuman Captain...could it be that part of Drew is still in there, longing to get out?
The Midwinter Ball...a time when the lycan packs of the city are required to send an offering to please the master of the city: a woman. Young, nubile, and eager to please the master in his bed. Only this year the struggling Trevais pack are all out of young and nubile, forcing Alpha's sister, Cyan Trevais, to attend as the midwinter offering. Which is fine. Totally cool. Plump and older than all the other offerings, she's got this. No way will the master be interested in her. She'll be fine.
Kacie has always known there was something odd about the small town of Beauty, but she doesn't expect that oddity to almost claim her life or land her in the arms of her long-term crush: hot veteran Dean. Okay, he's nuts, but she can't argue with that, not with a body like his or when he's whispering things like "fated" and "destiny". Even if he does claim to be a werebear...
Orphaned and forced to live under the cruel eye of her stepmother, Saskia spends her days and most of her nights sewing gowns for rich dragonesses to wear to balls she will never see. When a chance encounter brings her into contact with the handsome Callan, duke and cousin to the queen, she thinks nothing of it. After all, what royal duke would want a woman with a broken, mad dragon? But when the otherworldly intervenes, Saskia gets her chance to go to the ball.
A junior nurse aboard the combined fleet ship Valkyrie, Samara's days are usually filled with minor bumps and scraps and the occasional health or workspace check. But when a dangerous prisoner is transferred aboard, she finds herself on brig duty. Dealing with the big, lethal-looking military grade cyborg should be terrifying, but one look into his green eyes and she can't think of anything other than what his big, hard body would look like under the grey ship suit.
Hard as nails fight club manager Zara cares about two things in life: her club and her brother. The problem is, technically the club belongs to her asshat of a father. Who is missing, along with last quarter's takings...and the money the club owes to Reese, the guy who controls all the shifter fight clubs in the city. He's a dangerous man and now Zara owes him money. A lot of money. The sort of money that would normally get her and her brother taken outside the city limits and buried in a shallow grave.