Left Hand of the Moon is an American Romeo and Juliet story about doomed love between the very young. In the early 1800s, as the fledgling United States completes the Louisiana Purchase and marches... More > troops through the newly acquired state, executing by firing squad the freed adult children of enslaved women and their owners, an enslaved teen and her owner’s youngest son run away to live together. They have grown up together and have always trusted and loved each other. Now that adulthood threatens to force them into roles they would rather die than play, the passionate young couple determines to create their own future.
Defying French and Spanish colonial custom and the new American laws, Aurélie and Jules masquerade as revelers and escape into the festive chaos of All Hallows’ Eve in old New Orleans.< Less
Love and Darker Passions is a collection of provocative short stories by today’s up-and-coming authors of dark, urban and Gothic fantasy. One man falls in love with an ancient monster, another... More > becomes enchanted by a voice that drives him to a frenzy of self-punishment, and another can’t understand three very odd days he’s spending with his girlfriend. Award-winning author Karen Duvall sends a Millennial Alice through a very different looking glass, and acclaimed author Lee Barwood sends the Sighted bard of her upcoming series into the passionate world of faerie to find a child and a special destiny. Bestseller C.E. Murphy makes her twisted fairytale tell what drives a lover into the arms of her questionable beloved, and Tenea D. Johnson works a soul-stealing spell of magic. In Love and Darker Passions, edgy and cult fantasy authors combine their talents to make us question what inspires love, why we crave revenge against those who’ve stolen love from us, and why we despair when love’s pain is lost.< Less