SOFIA AVES BOOKS
A PORTRAIT IN ASH
An endless ocean. A ship full of women she’s never seen before. A small wooden box containing the remnants of her life.
Clutching her few belongings Gisella is shipped to strange shores to meet an unknown husband.
Sold and abandoned by her father into a nunnery, Gisella sails to the shores of New Orleans with her sister Casket Girls to provide French wives for the gentlemen of the fledgling city.
A gentleman husband of her own and an uncertain future.
Passengers whisper that the filles a la cassette are vampyre. But while the girls laugh at such silly superstition, they disguise their own fears that they are to be brides of such a monstrosity...
MUG SHOTS & CANDY CANES
A BLUE BLOODED BROTHERS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Ally royally screwed up her job as an Internal Affairs officer in Melbourne, interrupting Cal and Danny’s investigation.
When her boss offers her a second chance over Christmas, she jumps at the opportunity to make up for her mistakes, and start the new year with a fresh start. The catch? She’s going undercover to audition for a place in the task force she deceived. Cal’s team is the best there is, and if Ally wants to resurrect her career, she needs to have this job completed by Christmas.
Brett Walker is her point of contact within the small time drug racket. Sexy as hell with an easy going smile, he’s a crook and she can’t trust him.
As they work more closely together, Ally suspects there’s more to his story, and she’s determined to discover who he really is.
Andy Matthews is a third generation Texas Ranger. Known locally as the Texan Devils, Andy has always been one of the good guys. But this Christmas, his loyalties will be tested.
All Andy wants is a quiet Christmas, and snow is building. Left to man Ranger HQ while his bosses are chasing a fugitive, he deals with small time crimes, staffing issues and runs into his highschool sweetheart, Ella Harding, supplying Christmas wreaths for his units.
When he gets the call that something isn’t quite right over at the Kinland Creek homestead and that Ella might be involved, Andy heads out, despite crossing over his jurisdiction line. When he arrives at Kinland Creek, he discovers a lot of missing cattle, Ella’s car, and no Ella.
Tracking her into the woodlands, he worries about the coming snowstorm, and a set of tracks that lead after Ella’s into the forest.
SNOW ON THE RANGE
A RED HART RANCH CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Every Christmas, Red Hart Ranch opens their doors to anyone lonely, and Montana provides the perfect backdrop for good company and better food. But this year, the table won’t be as full.
Eve Beaumont is a twin heir to Red Hart Ranch. She loves the land, loves the people, and will do anything for them. Christmas sees most of the ranch hands return to their own homes to celebrate. Only a few long term cowboys remain with the family.
When Eve and her brother Trav go into town to collect supplies, they each bring home a drifter for Christmas.
Rhys Archer and Simon HAldon are as different as two cowpokes can be. One rough edged who can work the land and animals with a firm hand; the other a smooth talking horseman with a devilish charm. Eve finds herself attracted to both men, but when tragedy hits the ranch, romance is the last thing on her mind.
ACCIDENTS happen around the ranch, and Eve isn’t sure who she can trust. She knows neither man is who he pretends to be — but when no one listens to her, she has to prove her suspicions on her own.
NOT SO EVIL SERIES
A child isn't born evil...is he?
Mischiefmaker, silver tongue, trickster… Mayhem follows Loki throughout the nine realms, earning him a reputation as a bringer of chaos. But there is more to Loki than mortals see, and life is boring for an immortal when no one really gets him.
A little mischief is harmless in the hands of a god, right?
Companion to Odin and Thor but shunned by the Norse gods of the Ӕsir, Loki still seeks their acceptance. No matter how
many times he saves their supreme backsides, his every effort ends with a death threat casually tossed in his direction.
Increasing his attempts to impress the Ӕsir, Loki tires of their constant disdain despite his successes in their impossible challenges. So, he turns to what he does best: chaos.
Follow the trickster god Loki through the perfectly normal life of a disillusioned god, and find out what makes him NOT SO...EVIL.
This book is a stand-alone read, a chronicle of Loki's mischief and love in this collection of NOT SO...EVIL origin stories.
BLUE BLOODED BROTHERS SERIES, BOOK ONE
Mila dreams of a pair of cold, hard eyes every night. Only five years past, Wayde Logan robbed the bank she worked in, killing her friend and co-worker. A hot-shot rookie cop let the criminal mastermind get away, but in the rush, Logan left his daughter at the scene. No longer the loose cannon that allowed Wayde Logan to escape, Callum Dane is a fast-tracked task force detective, hunting the only man who has ever escaped him.
Five years ago, Mila was held up in a bank heist. While she survived, her co-worker didn’t. Nightmares of the criminal genius’ cruel eyes have plagued her since his escape at the hands of a rookie, hot-shot cop.
Callum Dane is still chasing his nemesis. Wayde Logan is the
only man he’s failed to put behind bars, and who nearly destroyed his fast-tracked police career. Now, Cal is the leader of an elite, police task force dedicated to hunting the bank robber, but for five long years, Logan has evaded CAPTURE.
When he rear-ends a car while distracted by his frustrating ex, Cal and Mila are thrown headfirst into a maelstrom of events that brings them face to face with the man they both fear.
BLUE BLOODED BROTHERS SERIES, BOOK TWO
As the youngest member of an elite task force team and built as big as they come, Danny is often underestimated. It’s an image he encourages, despite sporting a genius level IQ. Currently screwing his boss’ ex and with a big problem for authority, Danny is sent to professional development coaching. He hates the idea – he’s got determination in spades to do what it takes in his job and personal life, and thrashes against it until he meets Laura, the sexy motivator who shows him he is worth more than what he believes. When the team begins working Operation Predator, Danny’s moment of peace is shot to hell.
Danny is sent to professional coaching as part of his boss, Cal’s, efforts to hold the team together after their last operation. When he discovers his motivator is the gorgeous
jogger he’s been working out with, Danny is determined to flirt his way through his coaching, stubbornly refusing to delve into personal truths he’s been hiding from himself for years. He's relieved when he’s placed on an undercover assignment – his preferred area of expertise.
Moving in with a group of gym junkies isn’t a bad way to spend assignment – especially when he gets to hack as well. The group remove small change from banks, but Danny feels there is something bigger in the works – until he is spotted by Laura, who almost blows his cover. Pulled from his assignment, Danny is furious. Tensions rise during their coaching sessions as more odd hacks catch Danny’s attention.
Their budding relationship is blown to pieces when he opts to go back undercover, determined not to let Laura distract him.
BLUE BLOODED BROTHERS SERIES, BOOK THREE
Theodore ‘Teddy’ Black might be the oldest member of his ex-partner’s task force, but he’s an exceptional knife fighter and hand-to-hand combat expert. He’s also head-over-heels for Jenny Weathers, foster mum of criminal mastermind Wayde Logan’s daughter.
Even though Logan has been denied bail, his reach extends further than Black would like. Jenny and Ashley are placed in a safe house and when he is assigned to their protective custody, Black is taken off the case he was working on at a critical point.
Jenny knows better than to get between Black and his job, but there's something about his last case that she knows —
and Black doesn’t. When he realizes the man he is Jenny’s brother and intimately connected to Logan’s crew, Black is strung between his loyalties.
The new safe house is compromised, and Black doesn’t know who he can trust. He relies on the team, alienating Jenny, who fears losing her daughter. She acts rashly, forcing Black to choose between his job and the woman he’s fallen in love with.
BLUE BLOODED BROTHERS SERIES, BOOK FOUR
What does the ultimate adrenaline junkie do when the stakes get personal?
Always chasing his next high, Micah Riveria makes the biggest bang he can – whether it’s a new explosive to play with, lifting the biggest weights he can, or pushing the limit on the competition monster truck circuit. While the task force winds down after a big win, Micah spends more time at the track working with Jimmy, the geeky computer girl with green hair who tweaks his truck to perfection before every comp. Some of the drivers are looking for bigger highs that the pro circuit can provide, and Micah is swept up in a game of ultimate stakes — with Jimmy at the center of it all.
There’s no job, no assignment, so the team take a break — and Micah heads to the track. He’s content to talk geek with Jimmy, live odd hours and get away from the expectations of the team and family. In the midst of his r&r, he finds himself suddenly part of a group of adrenaline junkies, pushing themselves and their limits — further and further.
As their behaviors become more erratic and desperate, Micah discovers theft beneath it all — and people begin to get injured. He calls it in to Cal who tells him to stay in — perfectly placed to drive the investigation. As his relationship with Jimmy heats up, he realises she might be right at the epicenter.
POLITICS & PAPERWORK
BLUE BLOODED BROTHERS: A NOVELLA
Liam is constantly swamped beneath the politics of managing an elite task force. Now, given more downtime than he can handle, the ex-special ops sniper flounders to find purpose outside the strict rigors of his working day.
Selena has been Liam’s best friend for nearly fifteen years. Elegant and intelligent, and a partner in her own law firm, she’s helped Liam through difficult cases, as well as the aftermath of PTSD. Watching Liam drown in day-to-day life, Selena ups the stakes with a little flirting to restore life to the man she adores.
When a series of vandalisms target Selena, Liam is determined to keep the captivating solicitor safe, so long as she lets him. Intent on playing her game by his own rules, Liam risks an uncertain future for the woman he’s always loved.