Wilted (A Witching Pen Novellas Prequel)

Wilted (A Witching Pen Novellas Prequel)

Dianna Hardy

Paranormal Romance / Urban Fantasy / Dark Fantasy

Fifteen-year-old Elena hides her magical abilities from everyone, except her best friend, Karl. Inseparable since very young, they've always shared everything, including the darkest parts of their lives. Elena's beginning to realise her feelings for Karl are growing into something more. But her mother's about to drop a bombshell – one that will change the course of her life, and heart, forever.A short story prequel to The Witching Pen Novellas. (This story takes place ten years before the events of The Witching Pen Novellas.) Fifteen-year-old Elena hides her magical abilities from everyone, except her best friend, Karl. Inseparable since they were very young, they've always shared everything together, including the darkest parts of their lives. Elena's beginning to realise that her feelings for Karl are growing into something more. But her mother's about to drop a bombshell on her – one that will change the course of her life, and heart, forever. PUBLISHER'S NOTES: This UK-based story is suitable for YA readers, but it should be noted that The Witching Pen Novellas series is aimed at adult readers. For fans of the series, this story includes two parts of Elena's past that were made reference to in The Witching Pen: 1) The moment that Karl turns up on Elena's doorstep having been beaten and 'jumped on' by his father and 2) "The Sex Talk" between Elena and her mother.Book length: short story (over 5500 words)
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The COMPLETE Witching Pen Series, Boxed Set

The COMPLETE Witching Pen Series, Boxed Set

Dianna Hardy

Paranormal Romance / Urban Fantasy / Dark Fantasy

The COMPLETE Witching Pen Series, Boxed Set Bonus short story: Wilted (This story takes place ten years before the events of The Witching Pen.) Fifteen-year-old Elena hides her magical abilities from everyone, except her best friend, Karl. Inseparable since they were very young, they've always shared everything together, including the darkest parts of their lives. Elena's beginning to realise that her feelings for Karl are growing into something more. But her mother's about to drop a bombshell on her - one that will change the course of her life, and heart, forever.  Book one: The Witching Pen It's hard being the most powerful witch on the planet. It's even harder when you're a twenty-five year old virgin who'll lose all of that power the moment you sleep with someone ... that's why Elena's never slept with her best friend and flatmate, Karl, despite the true feelings they harbour for each other.Elena's about to discover that there are even more difficult things in life to deal with. One of them comes in the form of a pen she discovers one day, a pen that allows anything she writes to come to pass...Suddenly, it's not just her powers or her heart that's at stake, but her very soul, as a dream demon with a seductive pull uses the pen to try and turn her away from her reality, and from Karl.But the pen is just the beginning. Everything Elena has believed in is a lie, and her world is about to fall apart...(Book length: novella - over 37,000 words) Book two: The Sands Of TimeSeven days ago, Elizabeth May tried to commit suicide. She was found by Paul, her husband, who took her under his wing and back to their home. But the attempted suicide is not Elizabeth's main problem - Elizabeth can't remember who she is, or a single thing about her life beyond the past week.Plagued by nightmares about a familiar black panther, and a terrifying snow leopard, she is convinced that the dreams are trying to show her something important, and is determined to regain her memories, one way or another.Meanwhile, Pueblo - the demon blood-bonded to the witch, Amy - is going insane trying to find her. Amy disappeared one week ago, and it seems not even their bond is strong enough to penetrate whatever magic hides her.As Pueblo enlists the help of angels and demons alike, Elizabeth begins to piece together parts of her forgotten life. But what she uncovers may just have her wanting to turn away from who she really is ... for good.(Short novel at approx. 40,000 words.) Book three: The Demon Bride "Two thousand and eleven years after the birth of the Failed One, the Witching Pen will be made manifest on Earth by the Great Shanka Witch of the Old Scrolls. By her hand, the Earth will rumble and shatter, and all dimensions will bleed into one."The true purpose of the Witching Pen has been revealed, and it must be destroyed before an apocalyptic prophecy comes true. There's just one problem - the Pen is indestructible.As everyone searches for much needed answers, Elena lays down plans for a radical mission to save her mother from the Shanka's shadow world.Meanwhile, Mary has finally discovered who she really is, and what that means for the human race. What Mary doesn't know, is that Gwain has been searching for her for over ten thousand years, and had lost all hope of finding her. Now that he has her, he's faced with an impossible choice: does he save the woman who altered his very existence, or does he sacrifice her to save mankind?(Full length novel at approx. 70,000 words.) Book four: The Last Dragon The final instalment of The Witching Pen series.The Earth is in a state of shock after the apocalypse. The veil between dimensions is no more. Demons and fallen angels walk among humans, and everyone is trying to find their place in the new world - Morgan le Fey's world.But the fairy queen finds herself cemented within humanity and struggling with human emotions, and her right-hand-man, Lucifer, has secrets which are causing fissions among every race.Meanwhile, Karl and Elena struggle with their powers, Katarra delivers an important message, and two men will stop at nothing to protect their unborn child - the Messiah of the New Age - and the woman they love.Far to the east, the fallen Archangel Michael is fighting for the one he holds above all others.The last Dragon is about to rise and seal everyone's future, which depends solely on its survival ... or its extinction.(Full length novel at approx. 90,000 words.)
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Heart Of The Wolf (Eye Of The Storm #3)

Heart Of The Wolf (Eye Of The Storm #3)

Dianna Hardy

Paranormal Romance / Urban Fantasy / Dark Fantasy

Lydia grows closer to her three mates, but with unrest all around, she struggles to keep her wolves together. Ryan takes a trip back home, but at what cost? Lawrence is encouraged to return as Alpha, but no one knows his secret - can he protect his pack? Meanwhile, in Egypt, Amil is pitting himself against his inner-beast to find salvation, only to realise much more is at stake than his soul.
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