The Toil and Trouble Trilogy, Book One

      Val St. Crowe
The Toil and Trouble Trilogy, Book One

The daughter of a magical mob boss fights her father's use of magically controlled zombies to take over the city, while falling for someone who is becoming a zombie himself.The jettatori are male witches. They make and sell illegal magical charms. Their underground network controls the city, and it’s boys’ club—no women allowed.Eighteen-year-old Olivia Calabrese is tough as nails. She not only wants in, she wants to be boss.She’s got the pedigree. Her father ran the crew until he was arrested and locked up.She’s got a secret weapon. Brice Ventresca—super powerful, super gorgeous.Now all she has to do is survive the competition against her cousin and scrabble her way to the top.Except her cousin’s not playing fair. He whispers something to her that throws her off track. Says that her dead mother wasn’t killed by stray bullets from the police, like she thought. It was a hit, one ordered by her father.Now Olivia’s determined to find out the truth.And gorgeous Brice? Well, he’s contracted a magical virus that makes him turn into a rage-filled monster every night at midnight.
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    Dancing Days

      Val St. Crowe
Dancing Days

A young muse searches to discover who is draining energy from her new found home, the whimsical land of Helicon, and begins to suspect her childhood sweetheart.If Hogwarts was more like Woodstock, and Voldemort was your childhood sweetheart turned abusive boyfriend... As long as Nora Sparrow can remember, Owen has protected her. He’s been there through years of miserable foster homes and snobby mean girls, always whispering to her that she doesn’t belong here. Telling her that this is the mundane world, and someday, he’ll get them back to Helicon, the world of the muses. The world where they belong.But Nora’s fifteen years old, and she isn’t sure she quite believes it anymore. When he begs her to try another ritual to open the dimensions, she agrees mostly to humor him. Owen’s rituals never work.But this one does, and Nora is flung into the whimsical, bohemian land of Helicon, where she’s expected to do nothing more than create and inspire. With the help of her new muse friends, Nora sets out to discover who is creating holes in the fabric of Helicon and draining away the muses’ energy.Everything would be perfect, if only Owen’s protectiveness wasn’t starting to seem so...obsessive.
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