Rosinanti: Wrath of the Faithful (The Rosinanti Series Book 2) by Kevin J. Kessler
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Valentean Burai and Seraphina Kackritta barely escaped the grip of chaos. Only by working together were these two life long soul mates able to combat the greatest threat the world of Terra has ever known.
But when they find themselves separated, with the entire world turned against them, both princess and animus warrior must battle not only the forces of chaos and darkness that seek to end their world, but their own crippling doubts and fears.
Valentean must also face the horrifying truth of himself. He is one of the last surviving members of the Rosinanti race, and holds within him world-destroying power, and the unwanted uncontrollable ability to transform into a fearsome dragon.
The struggle of man vs beast is not limited to the battlefield. Valentean will wage that war internally, within the confines of his own conflicted heart.
But, in the end, who is stronger? The man, or the dragon?
Sometimes I find my muses on the catwalk rather than the TV, so I can’t attest to the acting abilities of some of my pics. None the less, if Mind Games were to need a cast, this is who I’d envision.
Liam O’Conner: Charlie Hunnam
Reagan Silas: Larisa Fraser
Jake Rosenthal: Pedro Soltz
Seamus O’Hare: Ben Hill
Kat O’Conner: Gabby Westbrook Patrick
Captain James Hampton: John Abraham
Celeste: Maryna Linchuk
Dugan O’Conner: Liev Schreiber
Peterson: Tyler Hoechlin (Although the more I write Peterson a new muse is coming forward, you’ll have to wait to find out who!)
Remus: There is really no one I can find or think of that can play this character without some major alterations. So for Remus and Romulus you’ll just have to use your imagination.
If you’d like to check out the pictures I picked for my dream cast you can check out my Dream Cast list on Listal: http://www.listal.com/list/dream-cast-mind-games-mia-miabishop
The first inspiration I had for Nico and Abby was while we were driving home from Denver a few years ago and I was listening to a song called Blood Like Lemonade by Morcheeba, but the real meat and potatoes of Sacrifice came on another trip to Denver when Hozier’s Take Me To Church came on. Boom! Inspiration struck and I had a story. On that same trip I heard Ghost by Ella Henderson and the entire story arc for another character who appears in Book Two started to form (More on that later as I’m still writing book two and I don’t want to give away any spoilers). Here’s my playlist for Sacrifice, which started out being called Dusk and in the end was changed to a much more fitting title.
- Hozier – Take Me To Church
- Gin Wigmore – Kill of the Night
- Awolnation – SAIL
- Sam Smith – Stay With Me
- Gin Wigmore – Stealing Happiness
- The Pretty Reckless – Heaven Knows
- Imagine Dragons – Demons
- Fall Out Boy – Light ‘Em Up
- Max Frost – Nice and Slow
- Florence And The Machine – I’m not calling you a liar
- Bear in Heaven – Sinful Nature
- Zeale feat. Patricia Lynn – Hope Dies
- Gin Wigmore – Black Sheep
- Zella Day – Sacrifice
- Ruelle – Monsters
- Morcheeba – Blood Like Lemonade
If you’d like to give this playlist a listen I’ve got it up on my YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/MYSVMgRr6pw?list=PLhTr5iznJ78OP9ohIiuZkKgn_V3qR-DFn
In the New Mexico desert, evil is stirring. A lost man must protect everything he holds dear from the oncoming storm and a mysterious woman is the key.
A decade after being forced out of the priesthood, Nico Lynch spends his days drinking himself into an early grave and his nights hunting demons. His world is turned upside down when he is asked to help a local Striga Coven.
Abby shouldn’t have survived, but she did and that’s turning out to be one hell of a problem for Nico. The world he lives in is black and white. There has always been a clear definition between good and evil, right and wrong. Every moment he spends with Abby challenges him to see the world differently.
Mysterious forces have brought them together, pitting them against a demon army. Nico will either be the savior of mankind or the catalyst of the apocalypse and Abby’s fate rests in his hands.
A.L. Kessler and Mia Bishop Presents
Code Name: Fox
Novella Set One of The Syndicate
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Paranormal creatures have stepped into the light of the human world and with them comes a dark secret. The Syndicate Council controls the mafia families and all organized crime, but there is something worse on the horizon.
The Agency was put in place to police the paranormal mafia for the protection of mankind in a way that human law enforcement isn’t able to. Their missions revolve creating a safe world for both humans and paranormal beings to coexist peacefully, but behind the curtain a more sinister plan is put into place by an ancient radical leader determined to regain his lost power.
Who can stop a demigod hell bent on creating a new empire and crushing those he feels are beneath him?
The paranormal mafia has the answer: The Syndicate.
Despite the façade of crime and corruption, the Syndicate uses the mafia to keep balance in a brutal world torn apart by crime, hatred, segregation, and corruption. Their goal: To take down The Agency at all costs.
Code Name: Fox:
Shifter, Skye Lannister, takes a job at the Agency in hopes to help her kind, but the Agency isn’t what it seems. Caught by the vampire Syndicate council member, Zeek, Skye starts to question what she was thinking taking the job. When Zeek urges her to look deeper into the Agency, Skye learns that the company is hiding dark secrets and menacing plans.
Zeek Fuchs, Syndicate Council member, vampire, drug lord, and overall badass wasn’t prepared to protect the shifter he caught hacking his systems. The naïve woman took the job on a whim and had no idea she was carrying out dangerous orders. When assassins start attacking, things heat up as the two fight to keep her alive.
Agency or Syndicate? Most witches are freelance, but being a psychic witch makes Reagan Silas valuable to the Agency’s Protection and Security Division which is home to the Psychic Interrogation Unit. Since the supernatural world made itself known to the humans a few short years ago, the Agency and their mission of helping control the supernatural while protecting the humans, has been her only purpose in life. Untrained in physical magic, Reagan’s talents as a witch are only a benefit in the Mindscape of those she interrogates for the Agency. Her world is upended when her interrogation of the Alpha of the O’Conner pack goes terribly wrong. When all fingers point to Reagan she is faced with a cold hard truth; she’s alone in this world. Without the Agency what is she?
Liam O’Conner, alpha of his pack, never expected to find himself wanting to protect the woman who tried to use his dead wife against him in his own mind. But after he is injured during her interrogations he gets word of the Agency suspending Reagan, and he makes it his mission to stay close. The person responsible for his injuries during Reagan’s interrogation is still on the loose and Liam knows it’s only a matter of time before this other psychic takes him out. Reagan is his best chance at survival and salvation. Can he make her see what the Agency is really up to? Or will she never get over her past trauma with werewolves to trust him?
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Exclusive Excerpt of Code Name: Fox by A.L. Kessler
The elevator doors opened and he stepped out taking her down a long hall and finally into an office room. At the round conference table sat paranormal creatures of all kinds most of them appeared to be human, but the energy in the room raised the hairs on her body.
“Caught our intruder. Someone was fucking stupid enough to leave their login information lying around. When I find out who it was, I will pin them to my table for dinner.” He snarled and threw her on the table.
Skye shrank back, trying to decide what to do. Her mind raced to check her available exits and calculate her chances of getting out and surviving. Six creatures surrounded the table, all the scents mixing to keep her from telling what all was there.
The man at the head of the table grabbed her by the neck. His silver hair caught the lighting in the room. His swirling misty eyes pierced her gaze. “Change back little fox.”
Energy crackled between them, and she cried out as her fox form disappeared and her human one took shape. She panted, trying to catch her breath from the forced shift and clear the pain in her bones and muscles. Had she not been so shocked by the transformation, she would have cried. What the hell was he?
His fingers still dug into her neck, keeping her off the ground. Her toes brushed against the cold tile of the floor. “We have a little Agency spy. Zeek, you caught her, you get to do the interrogation.”
She glanced at the vampire who had caught her. A wicked smirk crossed his face allowing his fangs to peek out from under his lips and his eyes flooded to red. She was in trouble. Big trouble. She had no idea if the Agency would send someone after her or not, or if they’d just let her die at the hands of these monsters.
“It’d be my pleasure, boss.” He grabbed her hair and yanked her away from the creature holding her. “Come on little fox, trust me, you don’t want to stay in here.” He forced her out of the room and into the hall.
Humiliation at being dragged through the hallway flooded through her as he dragged her naked body back to the elevator. He slammed his thumb onto the down button and waited. She tried to pull away, but he tightened his grip. “You’re not going anywhere.”
“Let me go; I didn’t get anything. I promise I won’t return.” At this point, she was thinking another career change was needed.
“Oh little fox, it doesn’t work that way. The only way you’re getting out of here is if you give me the information I need, or in a body bag. The choice is yours.”
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Mia Bishop lives in Colorado with her husband, two boys, and enough animals to fill a mini-zoo. She writes to keep from dying of boredom in the high desert. Mia loves to read and write paranormal romance and erotica, but also enjoys the steampunk and post-apocalyptic genres as well as historical romances.
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A.L. Kessler is known for her Here Witchy Witchy series. She lives in Colorado Springs with her family. Her addiction to coffee and chocolate get her through her busy life of being a mom, wife, and student. You can learn more about her at www.amylkessler.com
smiled. I smiled back, then looked away; the intensity of the eye contact was too much for me. If I believed in love at first sight, I would have said this was it. But I didn’t…believe in love at first sight, that is.
Ian said. He looked at each of them, and then his eyes focused on me as he spoke. “You must introduce me to your friend, Beth.”
“Wonderful,” he replied with a dazzling smile.
yearbook teacher. She loves red wine and chocolate, and in her free time, she
likes to read, take pictures, and play with her kids.
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