Kristen Callihan is an author because there is nothing else she'd rather be. She is a three-time RITA nominee and winner of two RT Reviewer's Choice awards. Her novels have garnered starred reviews from Publisher's Weekly and Library Journal, as well as being awarded top picks by many reviewers. Her debut book, Firelight, received RT Magazine's Seal of Excellence, was named a best book of the year by Library Journal, best book of Spring 2012 by Publisher's Weekly, and was named the best romance book of 2012 by ALA RUSA. When she is not writing, she is reading.
Once the night comes . . .
Will Thorne is living a nightmare, his sanity slowly being drained away by a force he can't control. His talents have made him the perfect assassin for hire. But as he loses his grip on reality, there is no calming him-until he finds his next target: the mysterious Holly Evernight.
Love must cast aside the shadows
Holly cannot fathom who would put a contract on her life, yet the moment she touches Will, the connection between them is elemental, undeniable-and she's the only one who can tame his bouts of madness. But other assassins are coming for Holly. Will must transform from killer to protector and find the man who wants Holly dead . . . or his only chance for redemption will be lost.
"[A] perfectly paced, tremendously sexy romance set against a beautifully wrought backdrop."—Sarah MacLean, Washington Post
"4 1/2 Stars! Top Pick! Callihan spins a spellbinding web that entangles readers in a complex, carefully plotted story of great emotional depth, heated sexual tension, dark adventure and stunning surprises. Prepare to be awestruck."—RT Book Reviews on Shadowdance
"A dark, delicious tale of secrets, murder, and love, beautifully shrouded in the shadows of Victorian London."—Hannah Howell, New York Times bestselling author of If He's Dangerous on Firelight
"A sizzling paranormal with dark history and explosive magic! Callihan is an impressive new talent."—Larissa Ione, New York Times bestselling author of Immortal Rider on Firelight
"Callihan has a great talent for sexual tension and jaw-dropping plots that weave together brilliantly in the end."—Diana Gabaldon, New York Times bestselling author
"Callihan's dazzling fifth Darkest London historical paranormal is the best installment yet. This top-notch series just keeps getting better and better."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Callihan's solid worldbuilding draws the reader into 1885 London from the first page, and her lyrical writing will have readers racing to the thrilling finish."—Publishers Weekly on Shadowdance
"Compulsively readable...a compelling Victorian paranormal with heart and soul."
--- Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Firelight
"Evocative and deeply romantic, Firelight was fascinating from the very first page."—Nalini Singh, New York Times bestselling author
"Top Pick! 4 1/2 Stars! Callihan never disappoints or fails to surprise as she spins her tales of Darkest London. With extraordinary storytelling skills, mesmerizing characters and plots that twist and turn readers around and around, she delivers a remarkable non-stop read that sucks you in and doesn't let go. Here is a book you will think about, talk about and"Top Pick! 4 1/2 Stars! Like moths to a flame, readers will be drawn to the flickering Firelight and get entangled in the first of the Dark London series. Combining Stephen King's Carrie and Beauty and the Beast, Callihan crafts a taut tale filled with sexual tension. This is one of the finest debuts of the season."
--- RT Book Reviews on Firelight