Born in the late 60's, KateMarie has lived most of her life in the Pacific NW. While she's always been creative, she didn't turn towards writing until 2008. She found a love for the craft. With the encouragement of her husband and two children, she started submitting her work to publishers. When she's not taking care of her family, KateMarie enjoys attending events for the Society for Creative Anachronism. The SCA has allowed her to combine both a creative nature and love of history. She currently resides with her family and two cats in what she likes to refer to as "Seattle Suburbia".
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Amber has a roommate. William’s curious, kind, and intelligent. He’s also gorgeous
Wanting to do something to help him connect his past life with now, she takes him back to Toulouse, France. Where he was born over 900 years ago.
What starts as an impulsive vacation becomes something far more sinister.
The full moon is coming again. Amber must be back to do her job as Guardian. Will she make it in time?
And what if that means leaving behind the man she’s starting to love?
The companion to ‘Looking At The Light’, ‘A Stab At The Dark’ focuses on what is wrong in the world around us. Be it a different type of guardian angel, the strange figure in the dark alley, or what lurks deep within the forest. The stories inside are meant to be creepy, make you shudder, and face your fears
Kai grew up in privilege as a prince, and in the shadow of his older brother. Kaerdan made sure Kai knew he’d always be second best.
On the night of Kaerdan’s wedding, though, a long held family secret comes out. Kai was the son of the Island king, yes. But his mother was Amari.
Fleeing for his life, he sails for the mainland. His only hope to survive is to reinvent himself. Taking on a new name, one given to him by his birth mother
The Moreja Sisterhood exists to rescue boys from abuse and arranged marriages. Arine’s on assignment, bringing Cavon back to her home in Sanctuary, when she discovers something terrifying.
He can do magic.
When the chance comes up for her to go back out and rescue her own brother, sold off by her mother ten years earlier, Arine eagerly takes the chance. But can she talk him into coming home to Sanctuary with her? And can they get there before the Domine’s army, bent on controlling the magic?
Sequel to the international best seller, "Mark of the Successor"!
Talin thinks his life is perfect. He’s going to be Lily’s Consort, and, eventually, her husband. What could possibly go wrong?
A stranger showing up, framing Talin for an attempted assassination, for one. Old foes from Eire, questions about his parentage, and the threat of war quickly follow.
Now, Talin’s in a fight he never expected. One where the stakes are higher than he ever imagined.
What would you do, if you found out your life was a lie?
After you were dead?
Arwenna Shalian spent her life in loyal service to a God she was never meant to serve. Tricked by her fellow priests, she betrayed a man she thought she loved by binding a demon to him. One that would send him to the brink of madness.
Can she find a way to forgive herself? And what of Hauk, the God she was Marked to serve? Will He find her and give her the chance to undo what she’s done, or leave her at the mercy of the creatures that torture her soul?
His home under attack, Grear fails to reach his family in time. Bella has taken their daughter to the underground river before he could say goodbye to either of them. His only hope now is to make his way to Lorien and find his daughter.
And to disguise himself so she doesn’t know who he is. For the rest of his life, he’ll be her guardian only. A role that will eventually cost him his life.
But he has to be Emile in order to keep Fin alive, and out of chains.
Another thrilling story by the international best-selling author of “Mark of the Successor”!
Third place in the annual P&E Poll - Best Short Story Sci-Fi/Fantasy of 2014.
Fin depends on her companions to keep her safe…and out of chains. As one of the Amari, the only race that can harness magic, she longs for a normal life. One where she didn’t have to constantly look over her shoulder, and she could fall in love.
Alaric fell hard for Fin from the moment he laid his eyes on her three years ago. He swore an oath to keep her safe, even if it meant his life. But he knew that any relationship he could hope to have with her would be on her terms.
When a king offers them the chance at a normal life, Fin’s cautious. And rightly so, as there are others who think she’s the one to lead the Amari from a life of slavery.
Life in Cavendish, Maine is great. The Cauldron’s busy. Amber’s relationship with Heath is good. Except for the small problem that she won’t let him spend the night on the full moon.
When her phone wakes her up after a particularly hard night of guiding souls onto Charon’s boat, her world is rocked. Someone left a bomb at the store, and Kate was in the hospital.
What started out as trying to help her friend becomes a journey like no other. She has to call on Charon, and have him take her to Hades, in order to save Kate’s soul.
Can she find Kate in the Underworld before it’s too late? Who would want to hurt her friend? Or, even more unsettling, what if Amber was the real target?
2016 Preditors and Editors Reader's Poll award recipient - Best Scifi/Fantasy Novel - 4th place.
One should always read the fine print...especially with an inheritance from a relative you didn't know existed.
In a rut doesn't even begin to describe Grace's life at 22. Her ex is using his position as a cop to stalk her, getting her fired from every job she finds. Her parents, not knowing how abusive he could be, believe all her problems would vanish if she'd simply marry him.
After losing yet another job, a lawyer arrives. A relative has died and left her entire estate in Maine to Grace. Eager to shake the dust of Bruce and small town Texas off of her for good, she leaps at the chance. She even changes her name.
Then she learns that her great aunt was a Witch...and the house has some big secrets. Secrets that she has to protect for six months if she hopes to inherit the entire estate and truly be free of her past.
Dave and his wife, Jocelyn, have waited a long time to have children. One was expected. Twins weren’t.
A stranger in a suit approaches as he sees his children through the glass of the nursery. All hope of running is dashed. Dave would need to spend the next twelve years preparing to play a game that could change their lives forever.
Playing this game could kill.
The companion to ‘A Stab At The Dark’, ‘Looking At The Light’ focuses on what is good in the world around us. Be it a young woman finding a way to escape her sheltered home, an old toy welcoming a new owner, or a gremlin exterminator. The stories inside are meant to be uplifting, humorous, and give the reader hope that not all is bad in this world.
Dominated and controlled by an abusive mother, Lily does what she can to enjoy fleeting moments of normality. When a break from school only provides the opportunity for more abuse at home, the sudden appearance of a stranger turns her world even bleaker. Disappearing without a trace, he has left a lingering fear in Lily. His parting words to her mother, “Have her ready to travel tomorrow,” is something her mind refuses to accept.
Running away is the only answer. But before Lily can execute her plan, a shimmering portal appears in her room. Along with two strangers who promise to help keep her safe. With time running out, she accepts their offer for escape and accompanies them into a brand new world. A world in which she is
the kidnapped daughter of a Queen, and the heir to the throne of Tiadar.
Can she find her own strength to overcome both an abusive past and avoid those who would use her as a means to power?
Don't miss the sequel, "Consort of the Successor"!
Cyan took the colony position in hopes to start a new life. Instead, the planet was as empty and desolate as her dad predicted her future as a scientist would be.
Until the morning she sees the bird. On an icy, snow covered hunk of rock in the galaxy where no evidence of life had been found. In a flurry of feathers, she goes from the base nobody to instant celebrity. The one to find life where none was before.
But can they find where the bird came from, and get back to base, before the colony is abandoned?
Ever wonder what a cat is doing when they stare at nothing?
Siaira’s human is the village wise woman, capable of great magic. Only it's Siaira and some feline Guardians that are the true spellcasters. Maintaining an illusion to keep their own world safe.
A delightful tale about the secrets our cats keep.
It’s been almost two years since Arwenna banished the Demon Corse from her world. Life has been good. Idyllic, almost.
The illusion is shattered in a heartbeat during her sister’s wedding. Not only are once-dead enemies back, but they’ve stolen Arwenna’s only child, Sera.
The price Arwenna will have to pay to save her daughter is high. Can she muster the strength to make a pact that jeopardizes not just her own soul, but that of an entire world?
For the first time in her life, Alex was living the life she wanted. Her major at college, where she went after graduation, even her very name were ones she chose. Despite pressure from her family, she accepts the position Mr. Grayson offers.
Can she overcome a lifetime of self-doubt and really bloom? Or will she forever have the shadow of her upbringing lingering over her?
Arwenna’s spent sixteen years in peace. Watched her children grow, her husband, Joss, live a life separate from her for six months each year. With Sera and Liam in fosterage, she eagerly looks forward to the winter months where it’s just her and Joss.
This year, things change in the worst possible way. And Arwenna finds herself chasing old foes once again. The evil she thought was gone is threatening her family, her world. Will she be able to vanquish it for good this time? Or will her need for vengeance turn her into something she doesn’t recognize?