Epic Fantasy Romance

An Epic Fantasy Romance is a novel that meets all the requirements of the Epic Fantasy genre and the Romance genre. An Epic Fantasy Romance is set in a non-Earth fantasy world involving magic and/or fantastical creatures. It features a romantic couple who achieve their “happily ever after” by the end of the book.

soulfortroubleWhen you’re a witch named Trouble, chaos follows.

Arden Lesstymine (known to everyone as Trouble) likes attention as much as the next girl, but this is getting ridiculous. When an insane stranger is murdered at the inn where she works, Trouble becomes the next Soulbearer for the disembodied god of chaos, Loku. Yes, it comes with the ability to channel the god’s limitless power, but at the cost of her sanity — literally. Now she has a sexy but cynical knight claiming to be her protector, a prince trying to seduce her to his cause (and his bed), and a snarky chaos god who offers a play-by-play commentary on it all, whether she wants to hear it or not. To make matters worse, a necromancer wants to capture the soul of Loku for his own dark purposes, and the only way he can get it is by killing her first.

Series of 3 books:

  • A Soul for Trouble (2012) available now
  • A Soul for Chaos (2012) available now
  • A Soul for Vengeance (2013) available now

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caller-of-lightCarina McKay is an outsider. With one parent of royal blood, she’s not nobility, yet not a servant either. The only comfort in her mundane existence is her love of Critons, the large fire-breathing creatures that protect the border of her homeland. But her destiny changes forever the day she catches the eye of King Marek Duncan.

Marek’s heart is closed to love. After an arranged marriage withers to a bitter end, he dedicates his energy to protecting his kingdom. Yet he’s searching for something more–the Caller of Light, the one who summons Critons.

Carina’s beauty and willfulness intrigue Marek, and he’s determined to have her. When his enemies try to come between them, he discovers just how much he will endure to protect her. Together, they can unlock a love that binds their souls, but only if they find the strength to follow their hearts.

Caller of Light (2012) — Available now!

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myladymage-372x600A cursed destiny. A band of warriors. And one troubled kingdom.

It is whispered in Agathia that the legendary warriors of the mist—cursed by the gods—can be summoned only when a champion is needed and the cause is just. Gideon, their captain, knows this to be the one path that will lead his men to redemption—lest they face an eternity of damnation.

Years have passed since anyone has journeyed to the river’s edge, but times are desperate. Oppressed by a cruel guardian whose dark magic threatens to destroy her people, the beautiful and courageous Merewen calls upon the bespelled warriors. In Gideon she finds more than a champion, and in his arms, more than protection. However, their enemies are fighting with a power darker than anything than they imagined, and should Gideon fail, she will lose everything she holds dear—including her heart.

Series of 3 books:

  • My Lady Mage (2012) available now
  • Her Knight’s Quest (2013) available now
  • Honor’s Price available in 2014

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Assassins_Gambit_final_cover_smallerVitala Salonius, champion of the warlike game of Caturanga, is as deadly as she is beautiful. She’s a trained assassin for the resistance, and her true play is for ultimate power. Using her charm and wit, she plans to seduce her way into the emperor’s bed and deal him one final, fatal blow, sparking a battle of succession that could change the face of the empire.

As the ruler of a country on the brink of war and the son of a deposed emperor, Lucien must constantly be wary of an attempt on his life. But he’s drawn to the stunning Caturanga player visiting the palace. Vitala may be able to distract him from his woes for a while—and fulfill other needs, as well.

Lucien’s quick mind and considerable skills awaken unexpected desires in Vitala, weakening her resolve to finish her mission. An assassin cannot fall for her prey, but Vitala’s gut is telling her to protect this sexy, sensitive man. Now she must decide where her heart and loyalties lie and navigate the dangerous war of politics before her gambit causes her to lose both Lucien and her heart for good.

Series of 3 books:

  • Assassin’s Gambit (2013) available now
  • Spy’s Honor (2013) available now
  • Prince’s Fire available in April 2014

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starofthemorningFrom the USA Today bestselling author comes the first in a magical romantic fantasy trilogy.

Darkness covers the north, since the black mage has begun his assault on the kingdom of Neroche. Legend has it that only the two magical swords held by Neroche’s king can defeat the mage. Now the fate of the Nine Kingdoms rests in the hands of a woman destined to wield one of those blades…

In this land of dragons and mages, warrior maids and magical swords, nothing is as it seems. And Morgan will find that the magic in her blood brings her troubles she cannot face with a sword-and a love more powerful than she has ever imagined.

Series of 7 books:

  • Star of the Morning (2006) available now
  • The Mage’s Daughter (2008) available now
  • Princess of the Sword (2009) available now
  • A Tapestry of Spells (2010) available now
  • Spellweaver (2010) available now
  • Gift of Magic (2012) available now
  • Dreamspinner (2012) available now

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lordofthefadinglandsOnce he had scorched the world.

Once he had driven back overwhelming darkness.

Once he had loved with such passion, his name was legend…

Long ago, in the magical holocaust known as the Mage Wars, the immortal Fey and their allies fought to defeat the grasping evil of the Elden Mages and their dark-gifted supporters. During those wars, in a fit of grief-induced madness caused by the death of his mate, Fey shapeshifter Rain Tairen Soul nearly destroyed the world in a blaze of tairen fire.

Now a thousand years later, a new threat calls him from the Fading Lands, back into the world that had cost him so dearly. Now an ancient, familiar evil is regaining its strength, and a new voice beckons him–more compelling, more seductive, more maddening than any before.

As the power of his most bitter enemy grows and ancient alliances crumble, the wildness in his blood will not be denied. The tairen must claim his truemate and embrace the destiny woven for him in the mists of time.

Series of 5 books:

  • Lord of the Fading Lands (2007) available now
  • Lady of Light and Shadows (2007) available now
  • King of Sword and Sky (2008) available now
  • Queen of Song and Souls (2009) available now
  • Crown of Crystal Flame (2010) available now

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vengeance-bornHer lineage is both a blessing and a curse…

There is no mercy in the demon realm. No escape. In this place of desperation and conflict, anyone who is not pure bred is virtually powerless. Until an unlikely champion is born…

Annika, half-blood daughter of the Na’Reish king, longs for more than a tormented life among her father’s people. Conceived in hatred and bred as a tool of retribution, she’s gifted with a special talent that can heal as well as destroy…

With the Na’Reish vastly outnumbering them, Kalan, a Light Blade warrior, knows the future of humankind depends on him alone. Incursions into human territory and raids for blood-slaves by the Na’Reish horde have increased. As chosen leader, he faces the task of stopping the demons—and convincing the Council of aging Light Blade warriors that change is necessary for survival.

When Annika learns Kalan is a prisoner in her father’s dungeon, her dream of escape seems within reach. She agrees to free him in exchange for his protection once they reach human territory. Now, marked for death for helping him, Annika must learn to trust Kalan as they face not only the perilous journey to the border but enemies within the Council—and discover a shocking truth that could throw the human race into a civil war…

Series of 3 books:

  • Vengeance Born (2012) available now
  • Alliance Forged (2012) available now
  • Allegiance Sworn (2013) available now

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4 Responses to Epic Fantasy Romance

  1. Robyn says:

    want to read them all!

  2. Wendy Beck says:

    Thanks for this! I love the Light Blade and the Tairen Soul series. Just acquired Assassin’s Gambit and can’t wait to read it. Not you’ve given me even more ideas.

  3. CW says:

    Ooh, I shall have to try the others I haven’t read. I can recommend the Kylie Griffin Vengeance Born book. Looking forward to reading her others. 🙂

  4. Minesha says:

    I loved all those books. What about:
    Warprize by Elizabeth Vaughen
    The cold king by Amber Jaeger
    Bethrothed by Jill Myles
    Tangled Web by Crista McHugh

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