Eight Spooky, Sensual Reads for Paranormal Fans
by Karen Green
October is a spooky month. The trees look increasingly skeletal and spindly as the leaves start to fall off their branches, The days get shorter as the dark night gets endlessly longer. And if that’s not enough, we spend the month preparing for Halloween, a celebration of all things mysterious. It’s fantastic, isn’t it?
For fans of the paranormal, October is the height of the season. Moody, dark and delightful like the late autumn days, paranormal fiction deserves the spotlight right now—preferably from the glowing beam of a full moon.
Check out these spooky, sensual reads that help you make the most of the Halloween season.
Wicked Deeds (Krewe of Hunters) by Heather Graham
Following a series of strange murders that began at a historic Edgar Allan Poe-themed restaurant, the FBI’s Krewe of Hunters elite paranormal team is called in to investigate. And when the long-deceased writer starts appearing to historian Vickie Preston in her dreams, she knows there is more to this mystery than meets the eye.
Angel Slayer (Of Angels and Demons) by Michele Hauf
Carrying the baby of the fallen angel who attacked her, Eden turns to angel slayer Ashur for protection. Although it feels like the right move, Eden is not sure she can trust Ashur’s motives, especially since the one thing she wants from him seems to be the one thing she can never have.
Brimstone Prince by Barbara J. Hancock
As heirs to underworld legacies, Lily and Michael are used to the darkness—but as one tries to escape it and the other tries desperately to avoid returning to it, they turn to each other for comfort and freedom. Will it be enough to keep them from being sent back to the depths of hell?
Twice Bitten (Cascadia Wolves) by Lauren Dane
Michelle is both a police officer and a witch, and when a series of gruesome crimes against witches takes place, she must turn to an unlikely ally to help solve them—alpha shifter wolf Josh. As their partnership deepens, can they keep their attraction from putting them both at risk?
Taming the Lion (Shifter Wars) by Kerry Adrienne
Marco must lead his lion pride to victory in rival bear territory, but when he gets injured, his only hope for survival is the care of Alicia, a member of his enemy clan. As Alicia tries to reconcile her feelings for Marco, she knows she must choose between her pack and him.
The Darkest Promise (Lords of the Underworld) by Gena Showalter
Possessed by a demon of misery, Cameo’s existence as she knows it depends on her unhappiness. So when she finds attraction and protection in the unlikeliest of places, she must not let seduction lead to love.
Desert Wolf by Linda Thomas-Sundstrom
Grant Wade and Paxton Hall both aim to find refuge in the former ghost town of Desperado. But Grant has a pack of secrets to hide, and Paxton is afraid that falling for him will uncover her own dark desires.
The Dragon’s Hunt by Jane Kindred
Leo, an ancient Viking chieftain, and Rhea, a tattoo artist who can read her clients’ deepest desires through her needle, are bound together to fight a darkness that resides both inside and outside of Leo.
What paranormal stories will you be reading this Halloween? Let us know in the comments!