BioAnn Gimpel is a USA Today Bestselling author. A lifelong aficionado of the unusual, she began writing speculative fiction a few years ago. Since then her short fiction has appeared in a number of webzines and anthologies. Her longer books run the gamut from urban fantasy to paranormal romance. Once upon a time, she nurtured clients. Now she nurtures dark, gritty fantasy stories that push hard against reality. When she’s not writing, she’s in the backcountry getting down and dirty with her camera. She’s published over 45 books to date, with several more planned for 2017 and beyond. A husband, grown children, grandchildren and wolf hybrids round out her family.
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Deceived -- Sample
Magic broke loose, but the worst is yet to come. “Provocative and engaging. A fast-paced, supernatural ride.” Michelle Fox, NYT Bestselling Author The sea may have been a harsh mistress, but Viktor longs for the challenges of wind and weather, for the sound of waves crashing over his hull. Turned by a Master Vampire, he hates what he’s become, but there’s no escape. Not from Ushuaia that’s turned into a city of bones, or from the Vampire who rules him. Ketha and eleven other Shifters traveled to Ushuaia to harness the power of an eclipse and were trapped there when the world turned upside down. Ten years later, they’re staying one step ahead of Vampires who blame them for the Cataclysm.
Tarnished Beginnings -- SAMPLE
1700s Egypt is a haven for magic-wielders of all kinds. Vampires hold court, staying one step ahead of the priests who want them dead. Gypsy caravans roam the Nile, plying their wares. Tairin Jabari was born in a caravan and has always believed she’s Romani. Why wouldn’t she? Her mother and father never suggested otherwise. The Rom have harsh rules. When Tairin’s first shift catches her unaware at thirteen, her father disappears, and the elders move with deadly speed to punish her mother for mating outside the blood. Hurt, lost, confused, and fearing for her own life, Tairin runs away, leaving her mother’s smoking funeral pyre behind. With her survival on the line every single day, she and her wolf have some hard choices to make.
Fire Moon Sample
Cara, a mountain guide with a hard luck past and John, a doctor running as hard as he can from his own demons, become unlikely allies. Fire raging through the Sierras forces them away from their planned route and makes escape a dicey proposition. He never wanted a woman in his life. Too many complications—but something about Cara touches his heart. She was burned out on men and vowed she’d spend the rest of her life in the mountains, guiding clients—but something about John sings to her soul. If they can survive the dragons that set the earth ablaze, a different kind of heat just might bind them to each other.
Tarnished Legacy -- SAMPLE
Half Romani, Tairin’s no stranger to hiding her mixed blood from gypsy caravans. What she can’t hide is her perpetual youth, courtesy of her shifter heritage. She’s overstayed her welcome where she is, but Germany is at war, and travel has become impossible for everyone targeted by the Reich. Elliott’s clairvoyance is strong. Seer for all the caravans in Germany, he catches Tairin eavesdropping outside their leader’s wagon. He should turn her in, but he can’t bring himself to do that. Instead, he interrogates her. Her magic is different, but he can’t figure out quite what she is. Any association between Romani and shifters is forbidden. Tairin should leave right now, tonight—before he discovers what she is and destroys her.
Marked By Fortune_Sample
Magic levies a steep price on anyone brave enough or stupid enough to dabble in it. Wizards never forgave Ned for not being one of them. They didn’t exactly come out and say his life was expendable, but they didn’t have to. He figured it out fast enough when they conscripted him into their long-running war the second he was old enough to fight. Isolated, different, he puzzled out how his brand of magic worked on his own. When he’s finally, finally sent on a solo mission, he vows to make the most of every single moment of freedom. Fleeing the tide of doom wiping out humanity, Amanda and her family escape to a remote corner of California. With her parents at each other’s throats and her brother mysteriously gone, Amanda runs up against malevolent power beyond her wildest imaginings.
Garen -- Sample
As an agent for an international espionage firm, Miranda has her hands more than full. Between secretly lusting after her boss, Garen, and making sure the dirty little secret about her double life as a wolf shifter remains hidden, she’s still a virgin at nearly thirty. Sent to eliminate the head of a human trafficking organization in Amsterdam, she barely escapes with her life. Garen’s watched Miranda just as surreptitiously as she’s been eyeing him. The fact that she works for him is a showstopper. Plus, he has a few secrets of his own that have kept him single. When Miranda insists on heading up a covert operation, watching her sprint headlong into danger damn near kills him. Miranda’s life is on the line. Will Garen risk exposure to save her?
Witch's Bounty -- Sample
Urban Fantasy Romance, With a Heaping Side of Hexes, Spells, and Magick! One of three remaining demon assassin witches, Colleen is almost the last of her kind. Along with her familiar, a changeling spirit, she was hoping for a few months of quiet, running a small magicians’ supply store in Fairbanks, Alaska. Peace isn’t in the cards, though. Demons are raising hell in Seattle. She’s on her way to kick some serious demon ass, when a Sidhe shows up and demands she accompany him to England to quell a demon uprising. Gutsy, opinionated, and outspoken, Colleen refuses. Witches need her help, and they trump everything else. Breaking a prime Sidhe precept concerning non-interference in mortals’ affairs, Duncan offers his assistance. Colleen fascinates him, and he longs to know her better.
Blood and Magic Sample
Dark, Dangerous, Magical Men Who Live to Annihilate Evil. Magic didn’t just find Luke Caulfield. It chased him down, bludgeoned him, and has been dogging him ever since. Luke embraces danger, upping the ante to give it one better. An enforcer for the Coven, a large, established group of witches, his latest assignment is playing bodyguard to the daughter of Coven leaders. Abigail Ruskin is chaperoning a spoiled twelve-year-old from New York to her parents’ home in Utah Territory when Luke gets on their stagecoach in Colorado. A powerful witch, Abigail senses Luke’s magic, but has no idea what he’s doing on her stagecoach. Stuck between the petulant child and Luke’s raw sexual energy, Abigail can’t wait for the trip to end.