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Wed
Jun 21 2017 12:00pm
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Donna Grant Excerpt: The Legend

Donna Grant's The Legend

In The Legend, Callie Reed doesn’t need a man to protect her. An expert sharpshooter and renegade hacker, this Texas-born spitfire’s got the skills and the courage to stand up to any danger—no matter how deadly. But when she becomes the target of a shadowy organization known as the Saints, Callie is forced to team up with the one man she can’t outshoot: the gorgeous, and infuriating, Lone Star legend named Wyatt Loughman…

A Delta Force Colonel with a rock-hard body and stone-cold heart, Wyatt has been teasing and tormenting Callie since they were playmates on his family’s ranch. Of course, he’s wildly attracted to the fiery, strong-willed Callie. But he’s always hidden his feelings behind a wall of Texas tough and military cool, even as he’s burning up with desire. Can Wyatt save Callie’s life—without putting her love in the line of fire?

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's The Legend (available June 27, 2017) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

CHAPTER ONE

Northern outskirts of Austin

Two Dallas Area Men Charged with Identity Theft

Callie stood on the sidewalk in the warm sun with a grocery bag in each hand, staring at the headline of the newspaper with her heart thumping in dread. She didn’t need to read the story to know that it was about her family.

There wasn’t a person in the state of Texas who didn’t know who the Reeds were. And it sickened her.

No matter how much distance—physically, mentally, and emotionally—she put between her and her family, they still managed to affect her life.

Numb, she turned and continued on her way. She knew she needed to be alert and attempt to spot those who might be watching her, but she couldn’t generate the energy.

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Fri
Feb 10 2017 1:00pm
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Donna Grant Excerpt: Firestorm: Volume 1

Firestorm: Volume 1: A Dragon Romance by Donna Grant

He could barely breathe as he watched her…

Dmitri is a dragon shapeshifter who lives to protect the secret of the Dragon Kings from the human race. Bound by a bond stronger than blood to the Kings, Dmitri uses his strength and prowess to defend a thousand-year-old secret. But when an oh-so-sexy, slightly absent-minded archaeologist wanders into his midst, his entire world is turned upside-down.

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's Firestorm: Volume 1  (available February 14, 2017) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

Dreagan

January, present day

Dmitri breathed in deeply as he entered the warehouse. The smooth, dry peat smell accented with oak filled his senses. Whisky.

It wasn’t just Dreagan’s major source of income. It was the essence of the land and the people. Every time he walked the warehouses where the oak cask barrels were stored, he felt pride in what they did.

He let his fingers trail over the barrels that had been maturing for seventy-five years as he moved down the rows. His mouth watered at the thought of sampling the Scotch. Stopping at the end of a row, he put his hand on the oaken barrel and squatted down beside it.

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Mon
Jan 2 2017 4:00pm
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Donna Grant Excerpt: The Protector

The Protector by Donna Grant

When his aunt and uncle are murdered and his father has been kidnapped, bad boy Marine Force Recon captain, Cullen Loughman teams up with the one woman who turns his world upside down.

Everything’s hotter in Texas…

When Marine Force Recon captain Cullen Loughman learns that his father’s been kidnapped, he will do whatever it takes to find him. In order to achieve his mission, Cullen will need to team up with the best of the best?someone who just happens to be the most stunning woman he’s ever laid eyes on…

This isn’t the first rodeo for ex-Air Force pilot Mia Carter. Still, Cullen’s bad-boy good looks and charm are distracting her from duty. . .and it appears that the feeling is mutual.

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's The Protector (available January 3, 2017) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

CHAPTER ONE

Florida

“You double-crossed me,” came the heavily accented Spanish voice.

Mia looked into black eyes and saw nothing but death reflected there. Thunder rumbled right before lightning flashed and sounded with a crack that reminded her too much of the pop of a gun.

She wanted to take a step back, but she was surrounded by Colombians with no way out. Her gun was on the plane. A show of faith between her and this unsavory party.

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Wed
Nov 9 2016 12:02pm
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Donna Grant Excerpt: The Hero Chapters 1-6

The Hero by Donna Grant

Owen Loughman is a highly-decorated Navy SEAL who has a thirst for action. But there’s one thing he hasn’t been able to forget: his high school sweetheart, Natalie. After more than a decade away, Owen has returned home to the ranch in Texas for a dangerous new mission that puts him face-to-face with Natalie and an outside menace that threatens everything he holds dear. He’ll risk it all to keep Natalie safe—and win her heart.

Natalie Dixon has had a lifetime of heartache since Owen was deployed. Fourteen years and one bad marriage later, she finds herself mixed up with the Loughmans again. With her life on the line against an enemy she can’t fight alone, it’s Owen’s strong shoulders, smoldering eyes, and sensuous smile that she turns to. When danger closes in, how much will she risk to stay with the only man she’s ever loved.

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's The Hero (available December 6, 2016) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6

Chapter 1

September

The blades of the chopper cut through the air with a whomp, whomp noise that Owen Loughman had come to find soothing. He sat back with his eyes closed in the seat of the Blackhawk helicopter, trying to figure out why he’d been pulled from his mission with his SEAL team in Afghanistan.

Not surprisingly, he’d been told exactly nothing.

He cracked open an eye and glanced at the cockpit. The two men piloting wore solid black. No military designation. No adornment of any kind. Obviously CIA.

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Sat
May 14 2016 12:00pm
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Dark Alpha’s Demand: Exclusive Excerpt

Dark Alpha's Demand: A Reaper Novel by Donna Grant

There is no escaping a Reaper. I am an elite assassin, part of a brotherhood that only answers to Death. And when Death says your time is up, I am coming for you...
My secret is an ancient one. I exist to exact vengeance on the Fae for their wrongs per Death's orders. When I’m sent as a spy to one of the most treacherous, deceitful places in any realm – the court of the Light Queen – things go awry. Neve captured my soul with just a look from her seductive gaze. She is who I want, who I crave…who I hunger for. But someone has set out to kill her – and expose me. I’ll destroy any man – human or Fae – who brings harm to her, for she is the light my soul can’t risk losing.

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's Dark Alpha's Demand (available May 17, 2016) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

Chapter One

Light Fae Court

Western Ireland

Talin pushed open the thirty—foot double doors and entered . . . Hell. The court of Queen Usaeil was a gorgeous one. All around him, Light Fae with their midnight hair and silver eyes—their beauty a trait of being a Fae—danced, laughed, and plotted.

He paused steps into the massive room and surveyed the huge chamber. Everything glittered—per Usaeil’s demand. The decorations were white and gold, with splashes of vivid, breathtaking flowers in various colors everywhere.

There wasn’t an inch of the Queen’s castle that didn’t bespeak wealth and beauty. Add in the Light Fae, and the brilliance made it difficult to gaze upon.

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Thu
Mar 3 2016 1:00pm
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Smoke and Fire: Part 1: Exclusive Excerpt

Smoke and Fire: Part 1 by Donna Grant

She wanted to touch him…

A dragon shapeshifter and a computer mastermind, Ryder is sent to guard Glasgow after a devastating Dark attack. But when memories of an explosive affair come back to him - in the flesh - Ryder cannot help but want to reunite with the woman who haunts his dreams. But will protecting her put his own people at risk?

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's Smoke and Fire: Part 1 (available March 15, 2016) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

Chapter One

Dreagan

Ryder reached for another strawberry jelly–filled donut from the box and sank his teeth into the pastry. He moaned in ecstasy at his favorite snack.

“You’ve got powder on your lips,” said Dmitri from the doorway.

Ryder grinned and kept chewing as he winked at his fellow Dragon King from over the four rows of monitors that ran in a large semicircle around him.

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Wed
Feb 10 2016 1:00pm
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Dark Alpha’s Embrace: Exclusive Excerpt

Dark Alpha's Embrace by Donna Grant

There's no escaping a Reaper. I'm an elite assassin, part of a brotherhood that only answers to Death. And when Death says your time is up, I'm coming for you...

I'm a warrior. My unbreakable determination, my backbone of steel define me. As a Reaper who does Death's bidding, weakness is a word I don't understand. Until a stunning librarian stirs emotions deep within me I've never felt before. Her soft curves blunt the sharp edges of my soul, crushing my defenses - yet make me stronger. But underneath those wide eyes and fierce femininity, she has a weapon, one she won't hesitate to use. And when the Dark begin their deadly descent, we'll need each other's love and protection...or risk fracturing apart.

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's Dark Alpha's Embrace (available February 16, 2016) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

Chapter One

Edinburgh, Scotland

New Year’s Eve

Kyran stared curiously at the large gray structure of Edinburgh’s Central Library. What was it about such places that called to some mortals? Even the half-Fae Jordyn found it one of the most amazing places in the city.

He didn’t get it.

“Just a building full of books,” Kyran mumbled.

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Sun
Dec 6 2015 1:00pm
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Smoldering Hunger: Part 1 Exclusive Excerpt

Smoldering Hunger: Part 1 by Donna Grant

His kisses were soul stirring, leaving her gasping and hungry for more...

Darius is back. Edinburg thought it had seen the last of this seductive Dragon King, but that was before Darius found something worthwhile in a woman named Sophie Martin, a doctor who arrives at the scene. Can he tame the desire he feels for her? With just one kiss, life as Darius once knew it will never be the same...

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's Smoldering Hunger: Part 1 (available December 8, 2015) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

Chapter One

Edinburgh

Mid-November

His hands were large and rough as he jerked up her skirt. Her fingers delved into his long blond hair, feeling the silkiness of the thick strands.

She couldn’t draw enough breath into her lungs. The way he pressed her against the building and pinned her with his body was … exhilarating.

No man had ever shown such passion, such need for her before. It spurred her own desires until she burned.

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Mon
Nov 16 2015 1:00pm
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Dark Alpha’s Claim: Exclusive Excerpt

Dark Alpha's Claim: A Reaper Novel by Donna Grant

There is no escaping a Reaper. I am an elite assassin, part of a brotherhood that only answers to Death. And when Death says your time is up, I am coming for you...
My whole existence is based on taking what Death wants. Born to eliminate Fae guilty of unforgivable crimes, my reckless, wild nature makes me the perfect assassin to carry out Death's bidding. I've seen more sinister and violent dealings than anyone could ever imagine. But it was the sight of her face that stopped me cold. I've never wanted a woman-never mind a human-so badly; never felt my heart, hardened by death, burn brighter and hotter until it burst into flames. She is everything I desire. The kind of woman that compels you to stake your claim on her, to let the world know that she's yours. A Reaper saving her life will only attract danger, but I vow to protect her at all costs from the Fae that hunt her, and keep safe the woman who has claimed me, body and soul.

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's Dark Alpha's Claim (available November 17, 2015) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

Chapter One

Edinburgh. Baylon surveyed the city from the shadows of an alley. For hundreds of years it had been a mecca in Scotland, bringing in tourists from all over the world.

But the city was no longer just ancient architecture and legends. An evil had taken up residence—Dark Fae. The city burned while the Dark killed hundreds of humans in a single night.

All the while, the mortals were ignorant of what was going on. They were helplessly drawn to the Dark Fae, completely unaware there was a supernatural war going on in Edinburgh and every major city in the UK between the Dark and the Dragon Kings. It was a war where the Reapers weren’t involved, but that didn’t mean Baylon wasn’t rooting for the Kings.

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Fri
Nov 6 2015 10:30am

Dragon Song: The Perfect Playlist for Donna Grant’s Laith

Hot Blooded by Donna Grant

Today we're thrilled to have collaborated with Donna Grant on a very special playlist. Writers will often create a playlist to get in the mood. Today Donna is sharing a few songs that help get her in the mood for Laith, the Dragon King of Hot Blooded, and will be the perfect soundtrack for readers as they read along with Hot Blooded. Thanks, Donna!

His name is Laith. To most, he’s known as the owner of a local pub near Dreagan. But little do his patrons know that beneath his red-hot exterior lies the heart, soul, and cravings of a Dragon King—one who wields control by keeping his friends close and his enemies, just across the border, closer. Until a mysterious and seductive stranger enters the picture, and sets his whole world off course…

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Sun
Oct 11 2015 12:00pm
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Passion Ignites, Part 1: Exclusive Excerpt

Donna Grant

Passion Ignites: Part 1 by Donna Grant

He consumed her with that kiss...and nothing would ever be the same.

Thorn is the bad boy of the Dragon Kings, a gorgeous, reckless warrior whose passions run wild and fury knows no bounds. When he sees the brave, beautiful Lexi being lured into the Dark Fae's trap, he has no choice but to rescue her from a fate worse than death. But will his desire put him in mortal danger—for eternity?

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's Passion Ignites: Part 1 (available October 13, 2015) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

Chapter One

Edinburgh
October 24

I’m going to find him.

It was an invocation Lexi repeated several times a day. It was the first thing she said upon waking, and the last thing she said before she fell asleep.

She looked at herself in the mirror and shoved her light brown hair out of her face. “I’m getting closer,” she told herself. “I’m finding more information every day I search. I will find him, Christina.”

Lexi spun away from the mirror and walked out of the bathroom. Her other two friends were sitting at the breakfast table talking in low tones.

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Wed
Jun 3 2015 12:00pm
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Soul Scorched: Exclusive Excerpt

Soul Scorched by Donna Grant

Darcy was floating on a cloud of pure passion. Everywhere he touched, Warrick was leaving a mark on her, forever changing her.

Born on the Isle of Skye, Darcy is a beautiful woman of many gifts. Fortune-telling is her forte, and she remains the only Druid who could unlock the secrets-and desires-of a Dragon King. His name is Warrick. And now that Darcy's seen into his dragon heart, nothing will ever be the same...

Get a sneak peek at  Donna Grant's Soul Scorched (available June 9, 2015) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

Chapter One

Dreagan Industries

October

Warrick reclined in the overstuffed chair, his feet propped on the stool before him as he randomly looked through Facebook pages, Twitter posts, and Instagram pictures.

He was constantly amazed at the brilliant and idiotic things humans imparted about their lives. For some reason, the mortals truly believed everyone wanted to know every detail of their lives like when they got up and what food they chose to eat.

Warrick didn’t understand this need humans felt to convey such mundane intricacies. Nor could he fathom why he looked at their posts almost every day.

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Sun
Mar 8 2015 3:01pm
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Night’s Blaze: Exclusive Excerpt

Donna Grant

Night's Blaze by Donna Grant

Did she have any idea how he fought not to go to her?

How it went against everything he was not to take her and make her his?

Rhys is a king who walks in darkness. However, an innocent kiss from one woman slayed him as nothing in his very, very long life had ever done. It physically hurt for him to tear his lips away from hers—and to turn his back on her for eternity. But can a Dark King ever forget the pleasure, the cost, of true passion? One woman is about to put him to the ultimate test…

 

Get a sneak peek at  Donna Grant's Night's Blaze (available March 10, 2015) with an exclusive excerpt of Chapter 1.

Chapter 1
Dreagan
September

“Lily.

Rhys closed his eyes and stood atop the mountain listening to the wind whisper her name.

She walked in his dreams, teasing him with her black eyes and curtain of onyx hair. Awake, he never stopped thinking of her, longing for her.

Yearning for her.

Their all-too-brief kiss haunted him. He could still taste her, could still feel her in his arms weeks later. Lily had no idea of the feelings she stirred within him. She was gentle and shy. She lit up a room just by entering, and he ached to have her close.

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Fri
Dec 5 2014 1:00pm
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Hot Blooded: Exclusive Excerpt

Donna Grant

Laith was powerless not to respond.

Their eyes met again, held. He felt an uncontrollable, undeniable pull to this woman and he fought against it.  Hard. It was more than just lust. This…feeling…was on another plane all together…

DARKNESS AND SECRETS SURROUND HIM

His name is Laith. To most, he’s known as the owner of a local pub near Dreagan. But little do his patrons know that beneath his handsome, charming exterior Laith has the heart and soul of a Dragon King—one who wields control by keeping his friends close and his enemies closer. Until a beautiful, mysterious stranger enters the picture, and sets his whole world on fire…

SHE IS HIS SALVATION

To learn the truth about her dead father, Iona has returned to Scotland only to learn that she’s part of an ancient pact with Dreagan—one that will threaten the fragile peace with the Dragon Kings. Gorgeous, sly Iona isn’t like anyone Laith has ever met before...and she harbors a secret that others would kill to possess. Will she complete him—or destroy him? Passion always comes with a price…

Get a sneak peek of Donna Grant's Hot Blooded (available December 30, 2014) with an exclusive excerpt of Chapter 1.

Chapter 1
Dreagan Industries
June

Laith leaned back in the chair with his hands behind his head as he looked around Constantine’s office. There were only a handful of Dragon Kings in the large room. Some were on various missions regarding the Dark Fae, Ulrik, and others that only Con knew about.

Still other Kings were on the sixty thousand acres of Dreagan property tending to livestock, overseeing their famous Dreagan whisky, and patrolling their borders. Because even though their dragon magic kept most humans and other beings out, some still tried to gain entrance.

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Thu
Sep 4 2014 12:00pm
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Burning Desire: Exclusive Excerpt

Burning Desire by Donna Grant

The Dark Kings have fought for centuries to preserve their dragon magic. But can one warrior resist the greatest temptation of all. . .?

A DESIRE THIS POWERFUL

In his quest to destroy the Dark Fae—his nemesis—the Dragon King known as Kiril goes to Ireland as a spy. When a gorgeous, mysterious woman tries to seduce him, Kiril instantly sees through her glamour to the Dark Fae beneath. Shara isn’t just any Dark; she’s from one of the most powerful bloodlines—and despite the dangers, Kiril can’t stay away from her. He’s enthralled by her smile, enslaved by the undeniable passion…

IS A WAR WORTH FIGTING FOR

Shara has one chance to make things right with her family—and to prove her worth. It seemed like such an easy mission…until she actually meets Kiril. His charm, his sexual magnetism is too much for her to ignore. Shara knows that falling into Kiril’s arms can bring her nothing but trouble. Yet she discovers an inner strength she didn’t know she had…and an attraction that knows no bounds. But is her desire for Kiril worth the risk of eternal doom for them both?...in Burning Desire by Donna Grant

Get a sneak peek of Donna Grant's Burning Desire (Part 1 available September 9, 2014; full book available September 30, 2014) with an exclusive excerpt of Chapter 1.

Chapter 1
Cork, Ireland
May

Pretending. Misleading. Mimicking.

Kiril and the rest of his brethren had been perfecting those acts since they sent their dragons away and set about blending in with the humans. They had honed their skills to a degree that only a handful of people in the entire world knew who they really were—Dragon Kings.

It had been difficult for the first millennia to pretend they weren’t once rulers of the realm. After that, it became a habit, a way of life. What else was a Dragon King to do when the dragons were gone?

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Mon
May 12 2014 1:30pm
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Fire Rising: Exclusive Excerpt

Donna Grant

Fire Rising by Donna Grant

For centuries, the Dragon Kings have battled heaven and earth to protect their dragon magic. But when a beautiful mortal seeks refuge in their lair, she ignites a warrior’s love, an enemy’s wrath, and a firestorm of passion that could destroy them all…

A WOMAN ON THE RUN

Sammi Miller lives a quiet life as a pub owner in the Scottish Highlands—until the mob bursts in with guns blazing, looking for her ex-lover. Taking a bullet in the shoulder, she manages to escape and make her way to her half-sister Jane. Hidden away in the mountain fortress of the mysterious Dreagan Industries, Sammi finds more than a safe haven. She finds Tristan—the most gorgeous, beguiling, and haunted man she has ever known…

A WARRIOR ON FIRE

Newest of the Dragon Kings, Tristan fell from the sky in a snowstorm naked with a sword—but with no memories of his ancient struggles. When he meets the wounded Sammi, something powerful stirs within his heart. When he sees the dragon symbol etched into the bullet from her shoulder, something fierce burns within his soul. With his darkest enemies closing in, Tristan must take wing, take sides—and take no prisoners—to save the woman he’s destined to love…in Fire Rising, second novel in the Dark Kings series

Get a sneak peek of Donna Grant's Fire Rising (Part 1 available May 13, 2014, full novel available June 3, 2014) with an exclusive excerpt of the Prologue and Chapter 1.

Prologue
May 2014
The Rose and Crown pub
Oban, Scotland

Sammi wiped the last part of the highly polished bar as the front door opened and Daniel came rushing into the pub. She wondered at his harried expression and the sweat beading his face. When he locked the door and turned to her with wild eyes filled with sorrow and remorse, she knew something was dreadfully wrong.

“What is it?” she asked cautiously.

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Tue
Apr 8 2014 12:30pm
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Darkest Flame: Exclusive Excerpt

Donna Grant

HER BEAUTY IS A WEAPON.

Denae Lacroix is a beautiful MI5 agent on a deadly mission. Sent to the Scottish Highlands to spy on the mysterious Dreagan Industries, she discovers too late that she’s been set up—as human bait. She is an irresistible lure for a man who has not seen or touched a woman for centuries. He is a man with a destiny—and a desire—that could destroy them both…

HIS PASSION IS A CURSE…

It’s been twelve hundred years since Kellan has walked among humans—and there’s no denying the erotically charged attraction he feels for Denae. But as a Dragon King, he is sworn to protect his secrets. Yet the closer he gets to this smart, ravishing woman, the more her life is in danger. All it takes is one reckless kiss to unleash a flood of desire, the fury of dragons…and the fiercest enemy of all.

Get a sneak peek of Donna Grant's Darkest Flame (part 1, out now; full book available April 29, 2014) with an exclusive excerpt of a selected scene.

Chapter 1
Dreagan Land
April 20th

The night was dark and tranquil as Denae slid against an oak and waited for her partner, Matt, to catch up. They had jumped from a slow-moving van under the cover of darkness two nights earlier

While she had only her knife—and two more no one knew about—Matt had been given a Glock. He had tried to keep it hidden, but Denae had seen it just the same.

An owl hooted nearby and crickets sang loudly in the stillness. Wind rustled the leaves as it swept through the branches of the trees. The moon played peekaboo with dense clouds that moved like dark giants swiftly across the sky.

A perfect night for spying.

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Tue
Dec 17 2013 1:00am
Original Story

“Midnight’s Surrender”: A Holiday Story

Donna Grant

Midnight's Surrender by Donna Grant

As part of H&H's Hot for the Holidays program, we're thrilled to share a limited-time peek at 12 special holiday stories! All 12 e-novellas are on sale now (you may have seen us talk about this H&H-St. Martin's Press program before), but we're offering H&H members the exclusive chance to read the whole story for free—it's our gift to you. But here's the thing: Stories will be available for ONE DAY ONLY over the next two weeks, so grab a blanket, a mug of hot chocolate, and get reading before they disappear with a wink and a smile!

Dale has been on the run—from himself and from the demons who haunt him. But when he comes across a stunningly beautiful woman he cannot resist, he knows that he must do whatever it takes to possess her. She is a Druid with secrets of her own, but he is drawn to her like no other.  Even when danger closes in around them, Dale knows that the true threat is to his very soul, which he will sacrifice in order to save her…

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Mon
Oct 14 2013 1:00pm
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Midnight’s Promise: Exclusive Excerpt

For centuries, Malcolm has struggled against the forces of darkness—and bears the scars to prove it. Hardened by a lifetime of fighting, he is more warrior than man, incapable of feeling love or compassion. But one stormy night, he pulls a beautiful woman from a car wreck—and experiences a rush of fiery emotion that could melt even the hardest of hearts.

Since childhood, Evangeline Walker has felt the magic growing inside her. Descended from Druids, she is the perfect vessel for ancient magic—and evil. Evie knows she should trust no one, not even Malcolm, whose strong touch and tender kiss she craves. But after she makes a devil’s bargain to save her half-brother, this fearsome warrior may be the only man who can protect her—with his heart, his body, and his soul…

Get a sneak peek of Donna Grant's Midnight's Promise (available October 29, 2013) with an exclusive excerpt of the first chapter from part 2 of this e-serial. You can buy part 1 now and pre-order part 2 before its release on October 15, 2013.

Chapter 15

Evie let the stones’ word soak in before she started walking again. There had to be more to the story, more to why the stones had such a hatred for Malcolm to call him a betrayer.

Not that either Malcolm or the stones would tell her the truth.

Evie wandered the long corridors without asking the stones anything else about Malcolm. They in turn said no more about him. It was a truce of sorts.

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Wed
Sep 4 2013 12:30pm
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Midnight’s Temptation: Exclusive Excerpt

A new tale of The Dark Warriors—powerful Highlanders who are bound by the gods and have taken their battle from ancient Scotland to the modern world, where a woman’s love is the most dangerous lure of all…

Ever since that fateful night, he can’t stop thinking about her. A timeless beauty in a nightclub, she moved across the dance floor like an angel, surrendering to the music—and casting a spell that could only be magic. When Phelan took her in his arms and kissed her, the Highlander knew this was no ordinary woman. This was a Druidess who could fulfill his every desire—or destroy him completely…

She is a mystery—a woman on the run, hunted by two different men. As much as she longs to be captured by the magnificent warrior Phelan, she knows she must resist the temptation. A vengeful evil is stalking her, watching her every move—a madman who will stop at nothing to possess her power. Once, she sold a piece of her soul for magic. Is she willing to risk Phelan’s life, and give up her heart…for love?

Get a sneak peek at Donna Grant's Midnight's Temptation (available October 1, 2013), the newest book in her Dark Warriors series with an exclusive excerpt from Chapters 1 & 2. Parts 1-4 of this e-serial will be released September 10, 2013 through October 1, 2013. Read along with the four-part series or read the full-volume after October 1.

Chapter 1
Late August

He tangled his fingers in her long, thick, ebony tresses, her sighs of pleasure making his blood singe his veins. Her feminine curves were a heady delight to a man starved for her.

Golden skin speaking of Spanish heritage and as smooth as satin called him to touch more of her. He lay on his side, her body pressed against him. His hand glided past the indent of her waist and over a gently flared hip down to her thigh.

Her legs parted instantly. His lungs seized when his fingers delved into the black curls, trimmed and partially shaved, hiding her sex.

“Please,” she whispered.

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