Free will is ever our blessing and our curse . . .
Rue has stood over human souls in judgment as a guard at Hell’s Gate for millennia. He has seen the worst humanity has to offer. In response to his harshness, Heaven’s Princes have sentenced him to life among humanity until he regains his compassion. He finds not only compassion, but love. Now he must choose: his new-found life with humans or return and share his compassion with his brother judges.
He has been dropped feet first into a game between the powers of hell and the might of heaven. He’s a pawn who must choose—temptation or righteousness, mortal love or immortal indulgence? A war is about to begin with earth as the battle ground and the souls of humanity as the counters. Rue is the first of heaven’s chosen soldiers, if only he chooses the right path.
Can love and friendship turn the stars and save the world?
Robyn and Demar reach the ruined city of Xakath only to be besieged by a host of dark dragons. The witch Illa tempts Robyn with old loves and new desires in an effort to get her to betray the Circle. Aerin, James and Sylvie race against time and tide to reach the convergence before the stars align, with the dawning realization that none of them may survive the clash. And Seraf, the Sithen shadow walker must choose between two worlds, the world she loves and the one to which she truly belongs.
At the frozen edge of the world the companions race to save humanity from the Darkness that threatens to unravel all creation.
The stars align and the chosen of the Star Circle must endure--face their worst fears and choose the light even as a traitor in their midst brings the encroaching evil into the heart of the Circle.
Deep in the Dragonwell Forests
Where the spirits go to play
Watch your step and watch your back
Unless you’ve a desire to stay…
Aerin and Robyn have faced Darkness itself and the end of the world as they know it, but nothing has prepared them for this. Children have gone missing in the haunted Dragonwell Forests and Aerin and Robyn are their only hope. Can they find the missing children, defeat the evil at the heart of the forest and maintain their sanity?
The world is changing. Monotheism is rolling across the world like a wave, driving the old gods into hiding; their followers converting the world by fire and sword.
Nathanial, an angel of vengeance and fire has been appointed the lord of Hell's Gate, the angel in charge of the judges who weigh those souls in doubt, but he's not convinced that he is right for the job. Nathanial abandons his newly appointed post, preferring to walk the earth as a mortal instead. He meets Iya, the priestess of a dying religion and falls in love. Semiazas, another angelic judge, steps into Nathanial’s place. He revels in power and longs for recognition and the souls he judges suffer as a result. As punishment for his lack of empathy and his lust for power, the Archangels strip him of his wings and send him to earth hoping he will find his compassion. The demons Asmoday and Mammon see this as their chance to gain control of the lord of Hell’s Gate and jump in to meddle with their lives. Though they seek the same end, their demonic natures keep them at odds even as they work to ensnare the wayward angels. Two angels. Two mortal lives. Two demons vying for control of the master of Hell's Gate and a world in flux. Heaven, hell and the mortal realms between will never be the same.
Ethan Hawke, entertainer, lady’s man, magician and treasure hunter extraordinaire is having a very bad day.
Tricked by a rival magician, he unwittingly tears the veil between worlds releasing an artifact of enormous power that could consume the world. Left for dead in the desert he gets one last chance at life. Tasked by the angel Naya’il to correct his wrong and redeem himself he must find a way to return the artifact to its true home – the realm of fire.
Atar Avesta, a being of power and flame, steps through the portal to retrieve the artifact. Will she succeed in her mission or will she burn the world to ashes? The immense power of this artifact also calls to the demonic lords of hell who vie against each other to claim it as their prize.
In a world beset by flame and darkness, what’s a poor mortal wizard to do?
Another Christmas. Another reminder of everything he’s lost. As Thorne tries to bury his despair yet again, the Archangel Michael shows up with some much needed distraction. Muriel, the elderly Lorekeeper of the Ascended has seen her own assassination in her visions and Michael sends Thorne to keep her and her precious books safe. Can Muriel, a survivor with her own ghosts and regrets keep Thorne sane…or possibly even heal the holes in his heart?
Mankind is about to remember why they fear the dark… on Halloween night, when the veil between the worlds is thinnest, the powers of hell can open a gate to the mortal world. Hordes of sadistic ghosts are clawing at the gates of hell with the unslakable thirst to torment and prey upon the living.
One woman volunteers to stand alone as guardian to the human world. Asha, an Ascended mortal, will pit herself against the forces of hell in a desperate effort to banish the shadows of her own soul and make one last attempt at redemption.
Meanwhile, the child stealer demons have been let loose from their hell to torment the world. Sowing grief and despair, they search for one child in particular.
On a Halloween, when the dead return to feed on the living, can one woman stand alone against the ghosts of her past, to save one innocent’s future?
Jannes Telchinnes, magician extraordinaire and apparently “angel lackey” finds himself once more put to the test. Charged by Naya'il the Angel of Tests and Trials he must travel to Egypt. His task? Simply find a temple hidden from all human eyes, survive centuries old traps and challenges, free the ancient god Anubis and persuade him to part with a mystical Feather of Truth. But why make it easy on him? So fate decrees he compete against two demon lords for the prize. It's a race against time as the demons, Asmoday the Deceiver and Balaam, Lord of Forbidden Knowledge, also seek the powerful artifact. Jannes delves deep into the demonic playground of darkness. Traps, demons and an ancient guardian of the dead, what could possibly go wrong?
At the Dark’s gathering the Nine shall stand. Circle of Light, Hope of the land . . .
Robyn and Aerin have been down this road before as they hunt for the other seven Starbearers who will once more drive back the Darkness that wishes to unravel civilization and drive mankind back into howling barbarism.
Silar and his silver-eyes, the soulless minions of that Darkness, dog their steps, trying to hinder them and force them to doubt.
Death is easy. Silar wants the star bearers broken--unable to fulfill their duties and shatter the Circle, allowing the Darkness to win.
Robyn and Aerin think they've outsmarted the Darkness once before, but they discover that Silar's plans have been much more complex and far-reaching than they'd ever believed.
The first book in The Star Circle trilogy.
When evil passes through the very shadows, is anywhere in the world safe?
Aerin and James hunt for answers and aid, searching not only to cure a shadow born plague, but healing for the heart and mind of the young Sylvie. Ghosts of the past haunt their nights and the stars slide ever closer to alignment.
Robyn and Demar’s hope hinges on the Mirror Maker’s looking glasses. They pray to see a hint of plan, a clear direction. A murderer drops bodies at their feet, staining their names, and suspicion dogs their steps. Evil twists the hearts of mankind and doubt plants its devious seeds.
While the ultimate Darkness prepares to take a hand in the coming battle, and a traitor walks among them, the final star bearers heed the call to stand at a point of The Star Circle and save the world.
Nico had been everything she’d wanted at 18 and nothing she’d needed at 22. Mia had turned her back on the man and his restaurant, but a letter from his dying grandmother, Nanna Rose, brought her back: back to Bayside and back to the Nonna’s Rose Ristorante and to Nico. Could Nico and Mia bridge the distance of years and heartache? Did they want to? Nanna Rose knows best.