Underneath

Underneath

Heather Marie Adkins

Literature & Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

An ancient city, entombed beneath a museum that seeks to understand the brutal race that once inhabited the underground world.A young woman with special empathic powers offered a job to create an exhibit of the city's artifacts.Underneath, they wait for her.This is a 11,000 word short story.Five years ago intergalactic hitman, Chase Darkstaar hid a weapon of pant wettingly devastating proportions and had his memory wiped.Now, with intergalactic civil war on the cards, he's back. Sort of. He's spent the last five years being a bit of a wuss. Gathering a team of equally misfit misfits he has to travel across the stars putting his memory back together so that they can find the Trimedian and save the Universe. honestly, we're doomed. His plans are generally rubbish...
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May I Go Play?

May I Go Play?

Heather Marie Adkins

Literature & Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

A young woman inherits a southern mansion from her grandmother only to find the original owners want company. "May I Go Play?" is an eleven-thousand word short story originally featured in The Eclective's "Haunted Collection."While most mothers are worried about their adult children getting enough to eat, Allie’s succubus mom is worried about her having enough sex—and even Allie has to admit that six months without a man is too long. When she meets Dylan, a warlock with a history of avoiding commitment, he is a temptation she can’t resist. While Allie doesn’t trust warlocks, she knows this is one night only—no attachments and no emotions. Unfortunately, Dylan doesn’t agree with her plan to walk away, and Allie’s not sure how long she can resist the sexy warlock who could easily break her heart.Determined to avoid his mother’s attempts to get him to settle down with a nice witch, Dylan has kept his romantic involvements limited to casual affairs with humans. That is until a crazy bet leads to a night of unforgettable sex with a succubus, and Dylan knows one night isn’t enough. There is just one problem with his plan to pursue Allie—she doesn’t trust warlocks. With a killer targeting the local succubus community, Dylan has his hands full trying to keep Allie safe and convince her she can trust him with her heart.While this book is part of a series, it can be read as a standalone novel.
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His Haunting Kiss (His Kiss Series Book 1)

His Haunting Kiss (His Kiss Series Book 1)

Heather Marie Adkins

Literature & Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

When she was nine years old, Boston Kane did not believe in ghosts. That was before the dead started talking to her. Now fifteen years later, Boston runs an amateur “ghost hunting” business with her best friends. Her family doesn't see the point. Not until her sister marries a local millionaire, and moves into a haunted mansion that is no amusement park ride. Boston has no idea what she’s in for at Horeland Estate, where a spirit unlike anything she has ever seen, felt, or heard lingers. The circumstances of his death are a total mystery. Plus, he is a stubborn hot-head who wants to play the hero. But he sure is gorgeous.
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His Ordinary Kiss (His Kiss Book 2)

His Ordinary Kiss (His Kiss Book 2)

Heather Marie Adkins

Literature & Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Ghost hunter Vespers Malone prides herself on being independent. She doesn't wear makeup, won't shave her legs, and has more ink than a biker. Her persona keeps men away, and Vespers is fine with that. She already had her heart broken. Once. But Vespers didn't count on her childhood friend Trevor growing up quite so... fantastic. The little geek in the thick glasses went away to the Marines, and came back hotter than summer in hell. Trevor sees through her attitude and facade... but is there now more to him than meets Vespers' wide eyes?
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His Wild Kiss

His Wild Kiss

Heather Marie Adkins

Literature & Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

When her father died, Addy LaBarre became kikua — leader — of her wolf pack. Now five years later, she still doesn’t feel like she knows what she is doing. Her confidence is tested when a rival pack moves on her territory. Wate Jackson is a practitioner of Wild Magick, training to take over his father’s leadership role of the clan. When his people learn of the wolf pack’s predicament, they propose to repay an old debt by offering their help. It doesn’t take long for Wate to realize the beautiful Addy is much stronger than she thinks. When the two of them come together, the Wild Magick ignites, and anything is possible. His Wild Kiss is a twelve-thousand word novelette that originally appeared in the January 2015 publication of Wickedly Exotic Winter Erotic Wonderland.
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Fragile Magick (Descent Trilogy Book 1)

Fragile Magick (Descent Trilogy Book 1)

Heather Marie Adkins

Literature & Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

She'll move heaven and earth to save her only family. On Brigitta Holtzer's 21st birthday, her father - one of the greatest witches of his generation - falls mysteriously, violently ill. To save him, Gitta must travel to the depths of hell accompanied only by a sexy, irritable vampire... named Scott. To secure her father's salvation, Gitta must risk her very soul and give up her freedom - not to mention expose herself to the darkness of her father's hidden world, and the inkiest corners of her own psyche. Nothing remains unbroken in FRAGILE MAGICK.
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His Wild Kiss (His Kiss Series)

His Wild Kiss (His Kiss Series)

Heather Marie Adkins

Literature & Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

When her father died, Addy LaBarre became kikua — leader — of her wolf pack. Now five years later, she still doesn’t feel like she knows what she is doing. Her confidence is tested when a rival pack moves on her territory. Wate Jackson is a practitioner of Wild Magick, training to take over his father’s leadership role of the clan. When his people learn of the wolf pack’s predicament, they propose to repay an old debt by offering their help. It doesn’t take long for Wate to realize the beautiful Addy is much stronger than she thinks. When the two of them come together, the Wild Magick ignites, and anything is possible. His Wild Kiss is a twelve-thousand word novelette that originally appeared in the January 2015 publication of Wickedly Exotic Winter Erotic Wonderland.
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His Haunting Kiss

His Haunting Kiss

Heather Marie Adkins

Literature & Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

When she was nine years old, Boston Kane did not believe in ghosts. That was before the dead started talking to her. Now fifteen years later, Boston runs an amateur “ghost hunting” business with her best friends. Her family doesn't see the point. Not until her sister marries a local millionaire, and moves into a haunted mansion that is no amusement park ride. Boston has no idea what she’s in for at Horeland Estate, where a spirit unlike anything she has ever seen, felt, or heard lingers. The circumstances of his death are a total mystery. Plus, he is a stubborn hot-head who wants to play the hero. But he sure is gorgeous.
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