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Dark Fantasy Romance Suspence

Black Ruins Blood (Book 2 in The Elders Series)

I thought coming to the Black Ruins Forest would give me the answers to the questions I so desperately needed. Instead I have more questions and no answers.


Now here I am trying to figure out how to destroy the oldest and strongest dragons alive, the Elders to become the next ruler of Zilo. No problem, right? Yeah, not as easy as it sounds.


The forest will only keep us a safe for so long before the Elders find out where we are. If they find us. We are all dead. So, here we sit trying to figure out a way to make it through alive.


The best part out of all of this is I've gained a huge family I never knew I wanted and the worst part is now I have more enemies I never even knew existed. Around every turn there is something or someone else we need to deal with.


Fate really hates me! She twisted my lifecycle apart and spit me out. I will never be the same person again. That's what scares me the most.


“Fate may have empowered me, but she also destroyed who I use to be.”






Black Ruins Falls


The Final book in the Elder Series!


Black Ruins Falls


My lifecycle has started to be repaired when my pack became family. I would do anything for them. With there being so many new bonds it makes me happy and worry even more.


Now more than ever with these powerful enemies breathing down our backs and unexpected people from our past showing up. I feel like I’m drowning and can’t get enough air to breath or think.


With all of this going on a special surprise comes early, but she is the only one who can help me defeat the Elders once and for all. As much as I wish it wasn’t so, I have to believe we will all make it out of this alive.


Sometimes I wonder if we will even survive long enough to see the future we all want.


“Only the strong will survive, I’m stronger than my enemies.”

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Untainted Magic

Skye's whole life she has been told she was the one to defeat the dark source. She took pride in getting rid of evil. Until the coven that has been her life tries to use her for their selfish ways.


Turning her back on them felt right at the time. Maybe she made a huge mistake, but she was never letting them use her.


Drik's life has been nothing but fun and games. Spreading evil as much as he can. He know there is a light witch that is destined to destroy him, but he has come up with a plan to change that destiny.


Will their souls handle what is destined for them or will they destroy each other any way they can?


Wherever her light goes, his darkness will follow.


One path, one destiny, two fated

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Time Out

Adulting isn’t what it’s cracked up to be.

Even grown-ups need a time out. Many of us use reading and books as our escape from reality.

Time Out: Author Edition is a Crazy Ink treasure hunt book for adults looking for a new way to chill out.

Tune the world out and step into the crazy madness that comes with your favorite stories, authors and their magical fictional worlds.

Full color crazy images that will leave you hunting the afternoon away in this adult/mature teen scavenger hunt featuring pages dedicated to zany authors building, for you, new worlds this time in pictures…

Happy hunting!

Participating Authors:

Rita Delude

BeBe Harlow

Amy Cecil

Rena Marin

Skylar McKinzie

Erin Lee

EL George

Jay Marie

L. Salt

Mila Waters

Michele Shriver

MW Brown

Karen DuBose

Tressa Rabbit

Bella Emy

Stacy Sparks

Lorah Jaiyn

Wailing Waters

If you love the Little Mermaid. You will love my adult dark twist on it.


 Just outside of the big city limits of Lexington, Kentucky, the small and mysterious town of Shady Oaks exists. With an eerily welcoming presence, it offers its residents charm, beauty, and secrets. Surrounded by a large forest and rivers, this secluded town provides the perfect scene for supernatural and paranormal events to occur. Only, the humans haven't' learned of the secrets their alluring town holds. Or have they?


My life was almost perfect until the unthinkable happened. Darkness surrounds me every day almost to the point I’m tempted to let it take my humanity away just to get the feeling to go away. 


My best friend Edna is the only one that talks to me anymore. My own mother despises me and is psycho. She is a mermaid like me. The only difference is she wants to lose her humanity but not until she makes my life a living hell. 


Most of the town thinks I murdered someone, but I didn't. I would never kill the only light I had in my life. My ex-boyfriend Gage and his father Mr. Cada are trying to use me to get something from my mother. What they don't understand is I can't. 


The only way to stop both my mother and Mr. Cada is to sacrifice myself. Something I really don't want to do but have no choice. I don't get to have a happy ever after.

This is an Adult paranormal twist on classic fairy tale story in the Shady Oaks series. This series of books twists your favorite fairy tales, legends, and myths into paranormal and supernatural stories for both young adults and adults. Each one is labeled for either young adults or adults, so make sure to pick carefully. The series is a collaborative effort by multiple authors from Kingston Publishing. Each book is generally a stand-alone, so you can read them in any order.

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Author Karen DuBose

Cosby, TN 37722

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