Minder

A Young Adult Paranormal/Light Horror Novel On the eve of her eighteenth birthday, Aurora Valente goes through disturbing changes. She purrs and craves raw meat. Most alarming of all, she’s taken to chasing wildlife. Her aunt gives her a beautiful, antique choker and tells her a story about a shapeshifting Minder princess and the beast that hunts the Minder’s descendants. To Aurora it’s only a story…till later that night when her world takes a turn into terror. A horrific beast chases her through the woods, where a puma with the eyes of a stranger comes to her rescue. While the beast and puma fight, she feels her bones break and reform. Her scream comes out a snarl. She lands on all fours, shaken to the depths of her soul.

Meet Sandra Cox

Besides All Things Western, award-winning author Sandra Cox writes paranormal YA, is a vegetarian, animal lover and avid gardener. She lives with her husband, their dog and cats in sunny North Carolina. Foodie Facts: She spent a number of years in the Midwest chasing down good Southern BBQ. By the time she moved to North Carolina where Southern BBQ is practically a staple, she’d become a vegetarian. Pineapple is a must have on pizza, along with black olives and onions. She loves pumpkin waffles. Pumpkin cream cheese, not so much.

Fledgling

Normal. Wouldn’t that be nice? Ana Hughes has always wanted to be like any other teenager. But her life threatening heart condition has always gotten in the way. A fresh start in a new town gives her the opportunity to pretend she’s like everybody else. When she meets handsome Chance Morgan, she suspects she isn’t the only one keeping a secret. Chance’s animal-like senses and miraculous healing ability make Ana question if he’s playing tricks on her. The truth may be too much for Ana’s delicate heart. But there could be a greater danger if a supernatural world exists where everything, and everyone are not what they seem.

Meet Natasha Brown

USA Today bestselling author Natasha Brown’s imagination has always been a distraction. The books she read in the dark past bedtime fed her excitement for fantasy worlds. Once she started writing, there was no stopping her. By day, Natasha’s an assistant teacher at an elementary school, and by night she’s a book cover designer. Her weekends are spent writing and spending time with family.

An Oracle Walks into a Bar

August Shade has found his niche. The cynical shapeshifter knows all too well that most relationships don’t last. He also knows that after a messy breakup, most people – human or otherwise – just want two things: their stuff back, and to never see their ex again. For a reasonable fee, August can help. He’s a post-relationship personal effects repossession specialist. Satisfaction not guaranteed, but at least you’ll have that special whatever back.

Vilde Tanck has found her destiny. Guided by her horoscopes, the huldra hires August to reclaim an unusual book. It reveals the secret of the Zodiac’s thirteenth sign, bestows its reader with the power to write their own future, and is currently in the possession of her vampire ex-lover.

Clarissa Steyer has found her calling. The oracle writes horoscopes for the local paper. Her celestial predictions help keep the world spinning. Now August is in all of her visions and the world might be coming to an end. She knows that the shapeshifter can change into a lot of things, but can he change the future?

Plagued by the oracle’s horoscopes, haunted by a dark past, and grappling with his penchant for making bad decisions, the only sure thing about August’s future is that it looks short.


Meet Scott Burtness

Folks say you should write what you know. That’s damned good advice, so I write about average Midwesterners making an extraordinary mess of things.

Hey- if the flannel fits…

In Case We’re Made Into Coats

What if you had to live in fear? 

What if one encounter with the wrong stranger could result in your body being made into a nice, fuzzy pair of transforming moccasins? And what if you had an incurable medical condition, that caused you unbearable pain every time you tried to change forms? My name is Chase, I’m a 16-year-old shapeshifter, and that would be my life. Well, minus the inconsistent homes, abusive adults, and friends that share (some) of my same circumstances. This is the story of how we ran away, how I ended up where I am, and everyone who’s to blame.


Meet Tessa Charleigh

Tessa Charleigh currently resides in Indianapolis Indiana. She grew up in her mother’s exotic veterinary clinic, gaining her some unique life experiences and knowledge that she likes to integrate into her novels.

Her In Case We’re Made into Coats series, was inspired by the desire to humanize shapeshifters as a species. “there’s no way they would go through such drastic physical changes, without some mental and emotional repercussions.”

Between Wild and Ruin

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Truth, like love, isn’t always obvious.

Seventeen-year-old Ruby Brooks has never had a boyfriend. After moving to small-town La Luna, New Mexico following her mother’s untimely death, boys aren’t even on her radar. Ruby just wants to forget the last horrible year and blend in. But when she discovers an ancient pueblo ruin in the forest behind her house, and meets Ezra, a bitter recluse whose once-perfect face was destroyed in an accident he won’t talk about; Angel, La Luna’s handsome sheriff’s deputy, and Leo, a stranger who only appears near the ruin, Ruby finds herself teetering between love, mystery, and other worlds. What happened to Ezra’s face? And why is she so attracted to the one boy in town everyone despises? As Ruby unravels her own connections to both Ezra and the pueblo ruin, she’ll learn surfaces are deceiving. Especially in the heart of New Mexico, where spirits and legends aren’t always just campfire stories.