Blood and Water

Heavy doors behind her shut with an ominous thump. Aria relied on her captors to guide her across the throne room, the marble floor cold through the worn leather of her boots. The canvas sack on her head was decidedly coarse, and the ropes binding her hands caked with mud. She came to a stop…

Trappings of Fate

“Casimir,” Aria squeaked, her hand jumping back from the door handle. He pushed inside, his hands grasping her hips; the length of their bodies met an instant before his lips found hers. As if by instinct, Aria lifted a leg to hook at his waist, and he cupped her bottom, tempting her into his arms….

Liam Getting Married

His tundra hound, Razi, bounded through snow banks in the palace gardens, snapping at the air. Liam watched him with a smile, his arms crossed over his chest. Tundra hounds came in a variety of colors, but he had always preferred gray, or sometimes the dark purple that bordered on black in the dead of…