When the paparazzi start sniffing around Misery and Kemper, claiming they are together, Kemper can’t let that happen, especially not right before the release of one of Misery’s biggest movies to date. She decides she needs to throw the world at large off the scent. Crais Neumeyer, drummer of Strange Angels and frequent lover, is the one person Kemper knows can help her with their little problem without issue. Crais is fun, discreet, and they already have a comfortable enough relationship that no one would be the wiser. Especially because Crais is living on borrowed time.
This story takes place in the space between the last chapter of the book This Is Forever and the epilogue. It is in no way a standalone, so we urge you to not listen to this until you have heard the other books in the series, or this will not make any sense, and just seem like erotica. It is not.
Keith Miller, ex roadie and recently deceased lieutenant in the US Army, asks from beyond the grave for one favor from Shades, and that's to take his sister on the next tour with them. Keeping her away from her current headache is paramount, and he knows she's going to need not only friends to deal with his death, but family as well. He never had better family by choice than Shades, including his blood brother, Chandler. And Chandler Holms has it bad for his best friend's kid sister.
New album, new tour, new relationships. With their new album done a tour on the horizon, Thirteen Shades of Red has one last thing to do before it all starts: film their new music video. Their record company pulls out all the stops for this one, including hiring on rising starlet Misery Chastain. And she's single, a fact that has not escaped Shade's guitarist Tosh Tillman.
It's been 10 years since Nyx Deveraux had the night of her life with a guy that was elusive as smoke. Ten years since she was rocked, utterly. Every man since then has been lacking, and Nyx has been chasing the devastation she felt since. No one compares to the one-night-only man that haunts her dreams.
CJM is the biggest music event in NYC, and Will it! Records has a showcase of their insanely awesome talent, headlined by Thirteen Shades of Red. Saffron, excited and proud of the band she manages, hits a road block with the festival and showcase - her ex, the man that ripped out her heart and stomped on it - will be playing the showcase as a hopeful to get signed to Will it! Records.
Swann Santiago, assistant to Xxieda Rolla, sister to Ravens and newly minted witch can’t understand why a man as sexy as Lance Whitehall wants to help her get her powers in check, let alone hangout with her on a regular basis. A professional at keeping walls up around herself, she knows the short end of the stick when it comes to having a normal life. Born with a lack of pigment, she is the negative of her twin, a fact that has caused her much distress, and kept the opposite sex at bay.
When Dezi North walks into a metaphysical shop to find his date murdered, he doesn’t expect to find his keeper standing there, asking him questions about his alibi. But Detective Lexington Cooper is everything he’s always secretly wanted and nothing he expected to find.
Pictures are worth a thousand words, but a photo of Canadys Herrera leaves Judas speechless. After a failed attempt at a serious seduction in Savannah, Judas has the opportunity to rekindle a possible flame with the one girl that interests not only himself but his hound side, as well. The photos she starred in were a green light, and he’s more than focused on making her his. Especially when he finds out she’s the tour photographer for the summer tour Will It and Morbid Museum has set up.
Ian Blackwell fronts the next up and comer for Will It Records. He's young, charming, and doesn't live by anyone's rules but his own. He's watched several friends find happiness within the arms of their perfect woman and secretly, it's something he has wanted for himself. Life's always been this side of lonely for the rocker and while his friends make up his rag tag universe and family, love has always eluded him. Ravens Santiago loves life exactly the way it is. She gets to wear yoga pants all day, be immersed in her first love of technology and harmlessly flirts with her clients for Will It. Love is a concept she would rather not think about, as love has brought her nothing but pain, and a life lived without knowing who she really was.
For years I wanted her, a fey lady of worth and standing. I stood by as her friend, was her shoulder to cry on, and the person to whom she told her secrets. She was perfect for me. Beautiful, sexy, and her powers complemented mine. She never figured out my need of her. We said good-bye once upon a time, not by any choice of mine. Now she’s back, and we are both older, wiser, and different. She needs my help so she can achieve her dreams. I plan to give it...in exchange for one night. Because it’s only going to take one night to make her mine.
The one thing Syrus Alcot, the God of Death Osiris in the Egyptian Pantheon, wants in all the worlds is the woman he loved and lost returned to him. When he gave up his powers, and freedom for a life of service, he was promised her return. That was over 1,000 years ago. A member of a team of dark gods charged with keeping humanity safe, he leads a loveless existence in New York City, searching for the one thing that could bring his wife back to him: a lapis scarab that was lost to him ages before.
When Starla Gibson learns of the bet that the sexy stranger across from her is putting forth to be his darling little slave for the night, she thinks it's a joke. Strong and dominant Starla has been hurt too much to play anyone's subordinate and tells him that she can't possibly sink to sub level. When he presents her with the answer to both their problems, a small bottle of clear liquid that Derek claims is a potion to turn her into the most willing toy he's ever had, Starla can't back out of the challenge.