Suck it Up

      Charissa Dufour
Suck it Up

This compilation of five short stories can be read at any point in the “Series That Just Plain Sucks.”*This is a finished series*A peasant in a 16th century Russian market.A lawyer with a scheming wife.A maiden forced into an arranged marriage.A noble trapped in a life of duty.A cowboy with a knack for train heists.What do these people have in common? Each on is about to die, only to rise again. As vampires they will eventually unit against a common enemy, but for now they must first learn to survive their own transition.This compilation of five short stories can be read at any point in the “Series That Just Plain Sucks.”

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    Sucked In

      Charissa Dufour
Sucked In

Struggling vampire romance novelist Ashley Hawn was living her dream, until she meets a real vampire and learns just how the mystical world can Suck you In.Struggling vampire romance novelist Ashley Hawn was living her dream. By day she worked as a clerk at a local grocery store, and by night she immersed herself in the imaginary world of sexy vampires, shirtless men, and endless parties. Between work, her writing, and her best friends- Chloe and Jordan- life was good. She was even dating a mysterious and sexy man (or so she thought) by the name of Isaac. Then in a flash, her whole world changed and she discovered herself turned. Quickly she finds that life as a vampire is less sexy shirtless men, endless parties, and is more running for her life as she tries to dodge the attacks of every mythological creature in the area.Cover by Kellianne Rumsey

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    Cornered Magic

      Charissa Dufour
Cornered Magic

Sam, a half-fae Void, is ostracized by her own people, much less the humans who control her home—the Illinois Mystical Reservation. Packed into the Reservation with vampires, werewolves, faes, and mages alike, Sam does her best to travel below the radar, but when her only friend asks for her help she can’t say no. Her work to solve a fae’s murder brings her to the forefront of vampire politics.Sam, a half-fae Void, is ostracized by her own people, much less the humans who control her home—the Illinois Mystical Reservation. Packed into the Reservation with vampires, werewolves, faes, and mages alike, Sam does her best to travel below the radar, but when her only friend asks for her help she can’t say no. Her work to solve a fae’s murder brings her to the forefront of vampire politics, and changes her life forever.

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    Trust and Treachery

      Charissa Dufour
Trust and Treachery

When space freighter pilot Calen Macleef accidentally wins Larissa “Bit” Earnest in a lucky hand of poker, his main concern is what his gruff and uncompromising brother Jack will say about it. Jack Macleef is the captain of the ship in a world where space travel has only recently become the norm and space piracy abounds.When space freighter pilot Calen Macleef accidentally wins Larissa “Bit” Earnest in a lucky hand of poker, his main concern is what his gruff and uncompromising brother Jack will say about it. Jack Macleef is the captain of the ship in a world where space travel has only recently become the norm and space piracy abounds. Painful memories of prior abuse surface for Bit as she finds herself on a freighter full of rowdy, ungentlemanly merchant marines. Jack works to find a safe place for frightened Bit amongst the ungentlemanly crew, but good looks and innocent ways continually charm the men. With tension and danger running high, each begins to wonder: will they survive the pirates... and each other?

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    Life Sucks

      Charissa Dufour
Life Sucks

Sometimes life takes unexpected turns. Josh Franklin, a struggling jazz pianist in the 1950s, is about to learn just what sort of mystical turns life can take when you impress a vampire.Love at Thanksgiving – A financial thriller, suspenseful, terrifying, and truly entertaining Stephanie Bell planned on living large and loving larger. Her work for a global investment firm led her into the world of international finance and power players, and while her professional success allowed her a life of luxury, she was still searching for the man who would claim her heart. But it all comes tumbling down when Stephanie is accused of stealing millions from her company, and no one believes in her innocence.Until Jack. A man of experience, in life and love, Jack Hughes offers to use his expertise as a private investigator to clear Stephanie’s name. As they work together to unravel the mysterious disappearance of millions of dollars, the raw physical attraction can’t be ignored. It’s the perfect mix of “who done it”, fast-paced action, and a strong female lead.The first of four parts, Love at Thanksgiving, will keep you guessing and wanting more. It’s an emotional and highly enjoyable read—full of suspense and surprises.

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    Bought

      Charissa Dufour
Bought

Had Princess Bethany known by the end of the day she would be a slave, traveling into her enemy’s territory, she might not have gotten out of bed.Had Princess Bethany known by the end of the day she would be a slave, traveling into her enemy’s territory, she might not have gotten out of bed. Bethany had been raised as the youngest daughter of the last king to stand against King Wolfric’s raging armies, but now she finds herself with a rope wound around her neck, marching into Wolfric’s territory, with no concept of what might lay ahead of her.Meanwhile, Wolfric’s pet knight, Sir Erin Caldry, journeys into the mountains to discovery the results of an unplanned attack on the enemy princess’ caravan. Who will buy a slave like Bethany, without any notion of hard work? What will Sir Caldry find in the mountains? Will the two ever meet?

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