By escaping one madman has she run right into the arms of another? In mid-Victorian England a contagion runs rampant, unbeknown to its citizens. Those afflicted are either killed or confined to a... More > desolate pile of stones on the Yorkshire Moors called Breckenhill Keep. The denizens of that Keep loath the monsters they have become. None more so than Jasper Horton, a refined gentleman in all ways but one.
When Lady Fidelia Montgomery arrives at the Keep, seeking to
escape the clutches of the madman who has killed her husband, she unwittingly unleashes the wildness Jasper has gone to such lengths to contain. His love for her puts innocent lives at risk, including Dee’s own, and threatens to turn the doll-like widow into a monster he abhors.< Less
What happens to an unattractive teenage girl who jumps off a
ferry in 1968 Sydney and wakes up a stunning red head in the
fabulous future-world of New Atlantis? Jane is about to find out when... More > she’s targeted for Retrieval by Brazilian born
Julio after she’s mortally wounded trying to save the life of Julio’s real target.
For Julio, Jane is an anomaly. The handsome Retriever hasn't cared about anything for hundreds of years, and he certainly doesn't expect to start caring now for a little nobody he meets as part of his mission to rescue one of the Missing Children. But care for her
he does. So even though Jane doesn't fit the criteria, Julio goes against Protocol to bring her back to his utopian world, where she can be given a beautiful new body and offered the kind of life she could never have imagined possible.
But for Jane, being beautiful is problematic. She doesn't know whether the gorgeous bad-boy who has stolen her heart loves her for who she is, or for her beautiful new body.< Less
When a handsome young man, claiming to be three hundred years
old, offers Cara a chance at a new life in his future utopian world
she considers she has two options: back away cautiously or try to... More >
help the obviously deluded stranger.
Because it comes naturally to a teacher of autistic kids to help,
Cara decides to take the second option. By doing so, she
unwittingly opens herself up to a passionate new love in an
unimaginable new world where clones extend lifespans and time
travel is used to repopulate a decimated human population.
To Jac, Cara appears to be the ideal target for Retrieval: a worthy,
productive human being. But when her free-thinking individualism
begins to clash with his peaceful, highly regulated world he has to
rethink his priorities. How much is he willing to change to keep this
loving, beautiful woman in his life? And, more importantly, is he
prepared to break the rules that define their very existence to stay
with her?< Less
An exciting mission from the future to snatch innocents from the maws of death.Faith Lincolnshire isn't an adventurer.But when she becomes obsessed by the mysterious disappearance of 150 children... More > from a train on its way to a Nazi Death Camp in 1942, she has to put forward an audacious plan to rescue those children.
On a Recon mission, her partner is killed and she is saved by a US commando who is seriously wounded during the rescue. Faith breaks Protocol and Retrieves him. But the peaceful, Utopian world of New Atlantis she takes him to is no place for a warrior like Luke Daniels.But no matter how much Luke comes to want to remain with his new love in her future world, duty calls him back to 1942. He agrees to help complete Faith's Rescue Mission so he can return to his own mission. But the best laid plans can always go astray. And Love can sometimes be more powerful than Duty, even for the most hardened savage.< Less
Maggie and Travis have never met, but in their dreams they have known each other a lifetime. They are two halves of a shared Soul. Her love and acceptance has balanced his lifetime of hatred and... More > rejection. His unseen presence has allowed her to walk her unconventional path alone.
But now Maggie must leave her art and her Utopian world of 2333 to find her other half in Bradford England in 2012, so they can put right what their bond has jeopardised.
And once reunited, they must find a way to remain together,
because this time their separation can only mean death.< Less
Rene York was a French Canadian ecologist before the Last Great Plague. Now he is a time-travelling researcher who spends whole lifetimes with his Ojibwe ancestors collecting data on all the planet... More > has lost.
A legend leads him to Regency England where he meets the blue-stocking granddaughter of a famous Naturalist, and he falls in love for the first time in nearly 800 years. But history has Livianna Mulgrave dying in a riding accident 4 months after he meets her. And the past cannot be changed.
Liv never planned to marry, preferring the freedom of spinsterhood. But a handsome and mysterious stranger leads her into an incomprehensible future world where everything is possible - except escaping her fate.< Less
When Krista Denton meets Dirk Roeder in Wurzburg, Germany in
1936 she is horrified to realise that he is her Key, the one man she can love enough to bring her back to painful and exhilarating life.... More > When he nearly dies she has no choice but to take him home to New Atlantis, her utopian future world. Because, now that she has found her Key, their lives are inextricably connected. If he dies, so will she.
But New Atlantis is no place for a Gestapo agent, and there are those in the city who have suffered at the hands of the Nazi’s. Those people want Dirk gone, one way or another.
Is Krista willing to risk everything for a man others despise?< Less
What if the one person who completes you is the one person who can destroy you?
For a New Atlantean, finding the one person who is their 'Key' or 'soulmate' means coming fully back to life after... More > hundreds of years of peaceful numbness. But the love that can regenerate them can also destroy them.
When Retriever, Kat Kent, thinks she's found her Key in anti-Nazi
activist, Kurt Luff, in 1942 she soon realises that having a Key can be a dangerous situation. If she can't save his life she will lose her own. And coming back to life means confronting her own demons, especially when she realises her heart belongs to someone else.
For young Bart Lublin, falling in love with a woman he can’t have becomes even more torturous when he discovers that the only way he can keep Kat alive is if he can stop Luff sacrificing his own life.< Less
Livia, a young and vulnerable patrician, is brought up in isolation and poverty by her madman father. At his death she is married off to Festus, a degenerate Roman Senator, who is to 'save' her from... More > the whorish blood she inherited from her mother. Little does she know, the man her father thought would protect her, plans her degradation and death.
But the innocent Livia is not without friends, even if they are only slaves belonging to her husband. There is Nexus, the Nubian head slave of her husband's household, Niobe, her handmaiden, and Allyn, the dangerous and unstable Celt who has spent his life meeting the sexual demands of his owners and now find himself tasked with the destruction of his new mistress.
From Rome's villas of unimaginable wealth to the blood and
desperation of the gladiatorial amphitheatre and the eruption of Vesuvius the slaves play a cat and mouse game with their devious master to keep Livia safe.< Less
Philomena Davenport is shocked at her first sight of Breckenhill Keep, the monstrous ruin she had inherited from the father who had deserted her as a child. Even more shocking was the mysterious... More > stipulation in the will that required her to remain at the Keep for three months, before she could claim her inheritance. How could she do that when the Guardian of the Keep, the dauntingly handsome Byron Carstairs, wants her gone, and the spine chilling howls echoing up from the bowels of the ruin urge her to escape while she can? But Phil is made of firmer stuff than
that. She will take on the denizens of this dark domain, and make the place her own. No monster or man would keep her from it, and only love could drive her away.
For Byron, Phil is a light in the darkness of his duty-bound life. But no matter how much he needs her, it is no kindness to keep her there. She deserved far better than a burdened man and a castle keep filled with monsters. For her own good, he must drive her light from his dark life.< Less