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A new Diamond Magnate Novel

I’m so excited to announce that a new Diamond Magnate novel will release on 19 May 2020. Diamonds in the Dust is Book 1 of the Diamonds are Forever Trilogy. Book 2 will be released at the end of summer. Fans of Beauty in the Broken will be happy to learn that Lina and Damian will make their appearance in Book 3, which will be available before the end of the year.

Diamonds in the Dust (Book 1, Diamonds are Forever Trilogy)

A dark mafia romance

Men like us, we see things.
We do things, things that make us unfeeling.

That’s the price of power and money, of living la belle vie and running the French mafia. Then she came along like a pretty wildflower pushing through the cracks on a dirty pavement—fragile yet resilient, a breath of beauty among the filth. She was supposed to be just another job, a nameless person I was to pluck from her life and hand to my brother, nothing but a pawn in the gamble of our diamond business.

There’s a psychological label for men like us.
We lack empathy and guilt.
We do things to have what we want, things that make flowers wilt.

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Darker Than Love is live

It’s live! Darker Than Love is now available in e-book, paperback, and audiobook!!

Anna Zaires and I had an awesome time working together to bring you this extra long, enemies-to-lovers, standalone romance. Sparks fly when a sinfully hot Russian killer goes after the equally dangerous woman who betrayed him, and you get 508 pages of the heat and action! We hope you will enjoy Mina and Yan’s story as much as we enjoyed writing it.

“A captive heroine, an anti-hero, the Russian mafia and Anna Zaires/Charmaine Pauls teaming up to write a dark romance? That checks all my boxes. Darker than Love is a captivating, dark, super-hot read! Loved this book and hope there’s more to come!” — Natasha Knight

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Darker Than Love
Once upon a cold, dark night, a Russian killer stole me from an alley.
I’m dangerous, but he is lethal.
I escaped once.
He won’t let me do it twice. 

The revenge is his.
The betrayal is mine.
But so are the lies to protect the ones I love.

We’re cut from the same twisted cloth. Both merciless. Both damaged.
In his embrace, I find hell and heaven, his cruelly tender touch destroying and uplifting me at once.

They say a cat has nine lives, but an assassin has just one.
And Yan Ivanov now owns mine.

Have you read the free prequel? Dive right in! (The prequel, Sweeter Than Hate, is part of the book, Darker Than Love, so you don’t have to read the prequel if you prefer to jump straight into the book.)

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Darker Than Love Special Pre-order Price

11 Days to go! Working on this story with Anna Zaires was a blast! We made it dark. We made it hot. We made it for you! Darker Than Love is an extra long, enemies to lovers, standalone novel. Make use of the pre-order special to get it at the discounted price. The price will go up after the launch on 28 January. Get ready for Yan and Mink’s moving and action-packed story!

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Darker Than Love (A standalone enemies to lovers dark romance)
Once upon a cold, dark night, a Russian killer stole me from an alley.
I’m dangerous, but he is lethal.
I escaped once.
He won’t let me do it twice.

The revenge is his.
The betrayal is mine.
But so are the lies to protect the ones I love.

We’re cut from the same twisted cloth. Both merciless. Both damaged.
In his embrace, I find hell and heaven, his cruelly tender touch destroying and uplifting me at once.

They say a cat has nine lives, but an assassin has just one.
And Yan Ivanov now owns mine.

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Get the FREE prequel to Darker Than Love today!

My friend and co-author of Darker Than Love, Anna Zaires, and I have a big surprise for you. We’re releasing the first part of Darker Than Love EARLY and for FREE as our Thanksgiving gift to you.

The prequel is titled Sweeter Than Hate and is available from NOW. If you’re dying to have a sneak peek at this dark, hot, and double-the-trouble romance, this is your chance.

You DO NOT have to read this prequel before Darker Than Love, because the prequel is included in the Darker Than Love novel. If you prefer to read the complete story in one go, please wait for the release on 28 January 2020.

If you decide to snatch up Sweeter Than Hate, we hope you’ll enjoy the beginning of Mina and Yan’s deliciously dark and forbidden tale.

Hugs, and happy Thanksgiving to all our American friends!

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Sweeter Than Hate

I shouldn’t have heard the things I did. Shouldn’t have attracted his attention.
Now I feel his stare like a touch. Viscerally. Acutely. 
The Russian assassin has me in his sights, and there’s only one way out.
His bed.
It’s a good thing I’m drawn to danger.

Darker Than Love Cover Reveal

It’s finally here! I couldn’t wait to share this beauty with you. A big thank you to Najla Qamber for this stunning cover. This extra-long standalone dark romance is hot and intense and oh so full of feels. Co-writing the story with one of my all-time favorite authors of whom I’m a super fan, Anna Zaires, is an absolute blast and so much fun. I’m sure you’re going to feel that special energy coming right off the pages when you read it. 🙂 Anna and I will have more exciting news for you soon, so watch this space!

Release Date: 28 JANUARY 2020

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Darker Than Love (A standalone dark romance)

Once upon a cold, dark night, a Russian killer stole me from an alley.
I’m dangerous, but he is lethal.
I escaped once.
He won’t let me do it twice.

The revenge is his.
The betrayal is mine.
But so are the lies to protect the ones I love.

We’re cut from the same twisted cloth. Both merciless. Both damaged.
In his embrace, I find hell and heaven, his cruelly tender touch destroying and uplifting me at once.

They say a cat has nine lives, but an assassin has just one.
And Yan Ivanov now owns mine.

(*Darker Than Love is a spinoff of Anna Zaires’ Tormentor Mine series, but you don’t need to read the series to follow this standalone story. For the most reading enjoyment, I highly recommend that you read this awesome dark romance series.)

A thrilling new book announcement

I have thrilling book news! What is more exciting than announcing the release of a new book? The release of a new book AND a writing collaboration with one of my all-time favorite authors! Anna Zaires and I combined forces to bring you Darker Than Love, an extra-long, intensely dark and sexy standalone book.

Darker Than Love is a spinoff of Anna Zaires’ Tormentor Mine series, but you’ll be able to follow this story even if you haven’t read the series. However, if you’re not familiar with this series, I highly recommend these dark reads! This is the perfect time to catch up. Read more about the series here.

Darker Than Love releases on 28 January 2020, and will also be available in audio and paperback on the same date (and in German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, and Portuguese a few months after).

The cover reveal is on 1 November, so watch this space and make sure you’re signed up for my newsletter so that you don’t miss out. We’ll soon have a signup link for bloggers.

Join my Facebook readers’ group and see the teasers, excerpts, and latest developments first!

Anna and I can’t wait to share this story with you! 💜

Darker Than Love (A standalone dark romance)

Once upon a cold, dark night, a Russian killer stole me from an alley.
I’m dangerous, but he is lethal.
I escaped once.
He won’t let me do it twice.

The revenge is his.
The betrayal is mine.
But so are the lies to protect the ones I love.

We’re cut from the same twisted cloth. Both merciless. Both damaged.
In his embrace, I find hell and heaven, his cruelly tender touch destroying and uplifting me at once.

They say a cat has nine lives, but an assassin has just one.
And Yan Ivanov now owns mine.

Pre-order your copy now!

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Have you grabbed your copy of Catch Me Twice?

"I ruined you. And I'm going to do it again."

It’s been three weeks since the launch of Catch Me Twice and I’m blown away by all the beautiful feedback and reviews.

“A second-chance romance that’s bound to leave you breathless.”
“AWESOME AWESOME READ!!!!”
“My favorite book by this author.”
“Definitely a reread!!!”

A big thank you from the bottom of my heart for your amazing support. I couldn’t have done it without you! If you haven’t grabbed your copy yet, you can read an excerpt here. I’m kind of throwing you into the deep end with this one so you know what to expect. 🙂

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CATCH ME TWICE (A standalone second-chance romance)

“An amazingly written, heart-wrenching story of a man lost and the woman who helps him find himself—a second-chance romance unlike any other.” – Anna Zaires, New York Times bestselling author

If a man tells you he’s no good for you, best heed the warning. I learned the hard way. I had Jake Basson’s baby. He left to chase his dream. Now he’s back, demanding a second chance, but why should I give him anything after four years of nothing? No correspondence, no news. I finally have my life back on track. Jake has never been uncomplicated. He never follows the rules. I should’ve known he’d play dirty in his war to win me back. He caught me once. I’m not going to let him catch me twice.

(Disclosure: This story contains cheating. HEA guaranteed.)

Catch Me Twice Cover Reveal

It’s cover reveal day! I’m in love with this cover by the amazing Jay Aheer from Simply Defined Art. It captures the emotional depth of the story so well. Jay is truly a genius when it comes to visually portraying the content of a book.

Catch Me Twice is a second chance romance that deals with betrayal, cheating, and the painful but empowering journey of forgiveness. Jake is every bit the alpha male you’d normally find in my books. If you’re familiar with my stories, you’ll also know I like to push the boundaries. Jake’s behavior is unconventional, downright questionable, and he doesn’t always play nice. But he grovels beautifully.

Release Date: 24 September 2019

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Catch Me Twice (A Standalone Novel)
If a man tells you he’s no good for you, best heed the warning. I learned the hard way. I had Jake Basson’s baby. He left to chase his dream. Now he’s back, demanding a second chance, but why should I give him anything after four years of nothing? No correspondence, no news. I finally have my life back on track. Jake has never been uncomplicated. He never follows the rules. I should’ve known he’d play dirty in his war to win me back. He caught me once. I’m not going to let him catch me twice.

Catch Me Twice is coming soon!

A Second Chance Standalone Romance

I’m so excited to share my new second chance romance with you! This is a standalone novel and there’s no cliffhanger.

Please scroll down for the book bloggers cover reveal and / or release blitz signup, read-an-excerpt, and pre-order links. I strongly advise that you read the excerpt before ordering to get a feel of the story. This is not a dark romance per se, but the story includes dark elements, especially in terms of Jake’s behavior, but if you’re familiar with my novels, his controversial actions shouldn’t shock you (too much). 🙂

This is a story of heartache, emotional pain, and the bravery of forgiveness. The theme was inspired by a real-life couple who touched me profoundly with their struggle for love, but everything about this story is fictional. I hope you’ll enjoy Kristi and Jake’s story as much as the joy I got from writing it.

Release Date: 24 September 2019
Cover Reveal: 29 July 2019

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