Shadows of Fire Ė By Nina Pierce
ALEXANDRA FLANAGAN didnít ask to be forced from her human existence as a chemistry student at the South Kenton University in the mountains of Northern California into the ungodly world of vampires. But thirty years ago, after nearly dying from a vicious vampire attack, thatís exactly what happened. Saved by the blood of an ancient vampire, she unhappily walks among immortals--facing a hollow existence she never chose.
REESE COLTON has been a vampire for centuries. A man of honor, he is part of an elite military operation known as RISEN that seeks out and eliminates rogue vampires who choose to break the unwritten codes of the immortals and not live complacently among the human population. Undercover as a firefighter at the South Kenton fire department, he and his team have been called in to investigate the unusual number of fires that have ended the lives of several humans--and vampires.
When chemistry ignites passion, Reese and Alex find themselves embroiled in an affair that catches them both unaware. With the number of fires escalating and Alexís behavior increasingly suspect, Reese isnít sure whether to follow his heart or the clues. Will Reese find the answers to Alexís secrets in the Shadows of Fire?
A Walk on the Wild Side Ė By Julia Devlin
After spending her thirtieth birthday with her parents, straight as an arrow Abby Simmons drowns her sorrows in a bottle of Jose Cuervo and a splash of margarita mix. All she wants is a little fun and excitementóone shot at being wild before she settles back into her regularly scheduled life. With a little liquid courage, Abby sets out to give herself the perfect giftóher bad boy neighbor, firefighter, Luke Marlow.
When an intoxicated Abby shows up at his door, Luke isnít eager to accommodate a naÔve woman who canít handle what he has to give. Not wanting to hurt this sweet girl next-door, he sends her away with an order to sleep it off, and a promise to fulfill her desires in the light of day. Confident heís run her off, nothing could have shocked him more than receiving an email from Abby the next morning outlining her sexual to-do list. Turns out his quiet neighbor isnít such a good girl after all.
While Luke gives Abby the walk on the wild side she craves, they both get more than they bargained forÖ
Genre: Erotic Romance Anthology, Paranormal, Vampire, Contemporary Romantic Suspense