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Author: Kele Moon

A freckle-faced redhead born and raised in Hawaii, Kele Moon has always been a bit of a sore thumb and has come to enjoy the novelty of it. She thrives on pushing the envelope and finding ways to make the impossible work in her story telling. With a mad passion for romance, she adores the art of falling in love. The only rules she believes in is that, in love, there are no rules and true love knows no bounds.

So obsessed is she with the beauty of romance and the novelty of creating it, she’s lost in her own wonder world most of the time. Thankfully she married her own dark, handsome, brooding hero who has infinite patience for her airy ways and attempts to keep her grounded. When she leaves her keys in the refrigerator or her cell phone in the oven, he’s usually there to save her from herself. The two of them now reside in Florida with their three beautiful children, who make their lives both fun and challenging in equal parts—they wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Claimed - Nightwind Pack Book 1

Claimed
  • Number: B01MG2HMYL
  • Release: 2016-11-15
  • Authors: Laurann Dohner, Kele Moon
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Kidnapped then released deep in the woods, Brandi is on a harrowing run for her life, hunted by beasts straight out of a horror movie. But there’s an even bigger, more vicious creature in the woods—the deadly werewolf who saves her life. Jason is much more than a man, dangerous and intimidating, and Brandi still finds herself wanting every unbelievably sexy inch of him.

When he investigates the desperate screams near his secluded cabin, Jason’s shocked to find his own kind hunting a human—but he ends up even more stunned when he accidentally triggers a mating heat in the beautifully lush woman he saved. Overwhelmed with lust, Jason takes her, bites her, binds her to him forever…

Now he just has to break the news to Brandi.


Star-Crossed - Battered Hearts 2

Star-Crossed
  • Stars
  • Number: B01IRH0S18
  • Release: 2016-07-19
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * Rom: Sports
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Dare to taste the forbidden—Star Crossed can be read as a standalone novel or as part of the Battered Hearts series.

He's a Heavyweight UFC fighter with a criminal past and deep family ties to the Italian Mafia. She's from the small southern town of Garnet, where her family has been the law for the past six generations and MMA is the only language people in her neck of the woods speak. 

Their MMA camps are rivals. 

Everything about their lives makes them enemies.

Their love isn't just forbidden, it's deadly, but they can't seem to help themselves. 

Romeo Wellings comes from the hard streets of New York where his unwanted ties to organized crime cause him nothing but pain. Everything changes when he crosses paths with the twin sister of his long-time enemy. After a steamy, one-night stand he faces the fight of his life, but it's not in the cage. The secret relationship that blooms between Romeo and his real life Juliet has him battling his family and a dark past rather than let her go. 

The only lawyer in her hometown of Garnet, Jules Conner is also a volunteer Sheriff's deputy and co-owner of a successful MMA training center. Strong and dependable, Jules is always there for those who need her. Until one forbidden night in Las Vegas with Romeo leaves her feeling so alive she can't stop reaching out to the sexy, bad boy of the UFC, even knowing the forbidden love affair could jeopardize everything. 

As the tide rises against them and the people they love work at keeping them apart, Romeo and Jules hold onto a dream for a better life together and vow to go down fighting rather than accept a tragic ending.


The Enforcer - Untamed Hearts, #3

The Enforcer
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781623008802
  • Release: 2016-03-22
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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They are the lost boys.

Sons of mafia mistresses expected to keep their fathers’ sins in the shadows. The lucky ones are forgotten.

Unfortunately for Valentino “Tino” Moretti, his brother Nova was too smart to be forgotten, and too valuable to risk when he resists a life of crime. So they punished Tino instead. Forced into the cruel world of the Sicilian Mafia at twelve, Tino was broken before he was old enough to know the man he was supposed to be. Now he’s what the mafia made him.

The enforcer.

A trained killer forbidden to love, but he did anyway. He's loved Brianna all along.

Raw and beautiful, their romance was all consuming and far too dangerous. They were ripped apart a long time ago. It’s not until the borgata puts out a hit on her that Brianna falls back into Tino’s arms, churning up their dark past and unraveling all the Moretti brothers’ closely guarded secrets.

This isn’t the end of the story. It’s only the beginning, and it is brutal.

There’s a reason enforcers are considered too deadly to love.


Beyond Eden

Beyond Eden
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B017TJV5F8
  • Release: 2015-11-09
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: Multiple Partners, * SPICY: BDSM
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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**Read the book everyone’s talking about with this re-released, extended version of Beyond Eden—The original, darkly sexual love story that’ll leave you questioning everything you know about good and evil**

Three lifelong friends find themselves tangled in a web of love, pain and dangerous secrets in this erotic Garden of Eden tale.

Tall, dark and handsome Danny Carlow has always gotten whatever he wants except for the two he desires more than anything—his best friends, lovers Paul and Eve. Determined to claim what was never supposed to be his, Danny waits like a snake in the grass, poised for the right moment to offer them a temptation too delicious to resist.

Artist Eve Everton made the painful decision to leave her true love Paul for the siren call of New York City. Now ten years later, with her life in shambles, she returns. When Paul's waiting arms aren't available, Eve falls for Danny's charm and finds herself a willing accomplice in the dangerous games Danny plays.

Paul Mattling is a successful attorney with a bright future ahead of him, but behind those brilliant blue eyes are secret desires for a taste of the forbidden. Will he play it safe or give in to Danny and Eve and bite the apple?

Reader Advisory: Not for the faint of heart, the pain in this story is vivid and real, the emotions even more so. Haunting and poignant, Beyond Eden presents a darker side of BDSM. You might gasp. You might cry. You might find yourself reading it again and again.


Finding Eden - Book two in the Eden series.

Finding Eden
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B017SDBITS
  • Release: 2015-11-09
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * SPICY: BDSM
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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**Re-Released prequel to Kele Moon’s darkly erotic novel Beyond Eden**

Handsome, angry and spoiled, Danny Carlow struggles to find his place in the world when his hatred for authority makes survival difficult. The only thing that keeps him from completely giving up and turning to a life of crime is his friendship with clean-cut Paul Mattling. More than his conscience and his best friend, Paul’s also the one Danny secretly pines for with every ounce of his being.

Paul is a natural over-achiever with a football scholarship and straight A’s to boast about. Yet Paul is haunted by an abusive childhood that’s left him more scarred than anyone realizes. Looking for an escape from his demons, Paul has his own deviant secrets, ones he doesn’t want anyone, especially Danny, to know about.

When dark desires are accidentally revealed Danny and Paul end up coming together in a clash of wild passion more tumultuous than either of them could have anticipated. Tasting the forbidden is sweet, but it turns the tables on their relationship, putting everything, even their lifelong friendship, in jeopardy.

Reader Advisory: This story visits the dark side of BDSM, where the only thing more intense than the scenes the characters participate in, is the love they have for one another. Please note there is a very brief F/F encounter.


Mercy Bound

Mercy Bound
  • Stars
  • Number: B015UVFOBI
  • Release: 2015-09-26
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Despite wanting her forever, Dray has vowed to protect Mercy, even from himself.

Then his mating heat is triggered, leaving only two choices—mate or die.

And luscious Mercy is suitably equipped—and determined—to save him.


A Kiss for Luck

A Kiss for Luck
  • Stars
  • Number: B015AF0JBY
  • Release: 2015-09-11
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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One sexy firefighter, one bottle of wine and one innocent kiss on New Years.

What could possibly go wrong?

With a failed marriage behind her Dr. Clara Evans has only a romance novel for company on New Year's Eve while waiting for the dreadful year to end.

Her lonely celebration is disrupted when her best friend Jackson Philips shows up, but she's not complaining. Tall, muscular and handsome, Jackson has been the leading man in her fantasizes since college... Long before he donned his turnouts for a living.

But it's not until she steals a desperately needed kiss for luck at midnight that secret desires and hidden heartaches rise to the surface, igniting an inferno of passion that burns between them hot enough to overwhelm even the most seasoned firefighter.


The Slayer - Untamed Hearts, #2

The Slayer
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B00VAOBZT0
  • Release: 2015-03-31
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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To Chuito the apartment was a self-imposed prison for a lifetime of sins. To Alaine, the girl next door, it was salvation from her overbearing, religious father.

He was a devil.

She was an angel.

Two people who should've never met, let alone become friends, but it's not until they give into the dangerous passion that's been simmering under the surface for five years that things go to hell. 

On the outside, Chuito 'The Slayer' Garcia is on top of the world. He's successful. He's wealthy. He's a champion MMA fighter surrounded by friends who support him, but they don't know what he was before he came to Garnet.

A gangster.

A thief.

An addict.

A murderer.

Now his past is churning up demons he can't ignore. Chuito knows he needs to go back to Miami to end it, but there's something holding him back, a single temptation he can't resist before leaving.

Alaine.

She's the one drug he can't give up...even if it destroys them both.


Packing Heat

Packing Heat
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00TWEZKK0
  • Release: 2015-02-21
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Dark and brooding firefighter Brad Archer has spent months denying his attraction to his roommate, police officer Gavin Connolly. Gavin is just the kind of guy he likes: tall, tough, and buff enough to actually handle Brad's big size and rough nature.

To hide his real feelings Brad holds the handsome, seemingly straight cop at arms' length until a shooting at work leaves Gavin a little too vulnerable to ignore. What starts out as a simple attempt to comfort his roommate blows up into something wild, sexual, and wholly unexpected when Gavin wants more from Brad than a strong firefighter's shoulder to lean on.

The sexual magnetism drawing the two of them together forces secrets to be revealed, and though the sex is mind-blowing it may not be worth weathering the storms their relationship could stir up.

Note: This is an erotic gay romance about a cop and and a firefighter doing very naughty things to each other. Only for readers who like their men big, buff and sinfully sexy.

~Rerelease. Originally published 2012~


The Viper - Untamed Hearts, #1

The Viper
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781623005429
  • Release: 2014-08-19
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Diverse Books, * Rom: Sports
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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Marcos Rivera is a fighter. A gang member. Someone who has seen the dark side of humankind and survived. He has lost family and gained enemies. He has stolen cars and destroyed hearts, stripping one for money and the other for pleasure. His past is haunted and his future is bleak.

Until her.

Katie Foster is a high school history teacher. Smart, strong, and sexy. She is a woman Marcos shouldn’t want. Shouldn’t touch. Shouldn’t love. He met her in Garnet, a backwards, hick town that’s the last place in the world he wants to be, but he finds himself going back, all for a taste of the forbidden.

Katie represents all that is good in the world, and Marcos knows he’s nothing but trouble for her perfect life. He fights and he screws. He commits crimes and he breaks the rules. He will never change and he will never escape his gang lifestyle.

Or can he?

What happens when two different people from two very different walks of life risk it all by giving into the passion that threatens to consume both of them? Can a woman who only knows how to play it safe give her heart to a man who lives hard and loves harder?

Can she survive The Viper?


Crossing the Line - Battered Hearts 3

Crossing the Line
  • Stars
  • Number: B00GMVHV1C
  • Release: 2013-11-12
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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Wyatt Conner is a hard man. A sixth generation sheriff in his hometown of Garnet. A former MMA fighter. His life is about following the rules and making sure everyone else in Garnet follows them too.

Before life hurt him, Wyatt was a different person. Love had once blinded him to his upbringing and made him defiant against anyone who tried to separate him from the girl he loved. He easily broke laws to ensure her safety.

When she left it destroyed him.

Now she's back.

Tabitha knows coming home is a mistake, but family obligation demands it. Of course she would run smack into the love of her life the day she returns.

Despite the danger, Tabitha is powerless against the wild rush of desire that explodes between them the moment she finds herself in Wyatt’s arms again. They deserve a second chance, both of them, but she can't risk Wyatt finally discovering the real reason she left.

He broke the rules for her once, and now her haunted past threatens the man she loves--the man he's become--again. If he learns everything she's suffered, he'll cross the lines to take revenge. Tabitha just can't risk it. Not even for another taste of true love.


The Queen's Consorts

The Queen's Consorts
  • Number: 9781623003302
  • Release: 2013-04-23
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: Multiple Partners
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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Genre: Science Fiction & Space Opera, Menage & Polyamory

The Queen’s Consorts. Just laying eyes on one is a death sentence. So when Sari, who spent most of her life on the streets, ends up entangled in a steamy relationship with the two most forbidden men on the planet, she knows it can’t end well.

After a brutal attack, Sari’s taken to the Sacred City, exposing her to the secret lives of the Rayians who rule in the long lost queen’s absence. It’s in this darkly sexual world where she first meets the legendary consorts.

Too handsome and talented for their own good, Calder and Taryen have learned to trust only each other in order to survive. Bred to be feared warriors and exclusive companions to a queen, instead they’re slaves to other Rayians desires for them.

Their brutal lives make the two consorts hesitant to care for Sari when she’s unexpectedly dumped in their laps, but they soon discover she’s different from the cruel women they’re used to serving. Drawn to Sari on a soul deep level, Calder and Taryen can’t seem to stop themselves from going back for one more taste of the beautiful outsider...even when it puts the fate of the entire world in jeopardy.


Starfish and Coffee

Starfish and Coffee
  • Number: B009RSF3WQ
  • Release: 2012-10-15
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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On the island where they first met two lovers from opposite sides of the tracks are reunited. Now jaded and broken, Alex and Matt still can’t deny their sizzling connection or the memories of one perfect, uninhibited year together.

At twenty-two, Matt Tarrington is rich, good-looking and destined to be powerful, but behind that confident exterior lurks a man who resents the life his family thrust upon him. Wanting an escape, Matt heads to Mirabella Island off the coast of Florida for a year of relaxation and a few wild nights with vacationing party-girls.

Matt never expected to find real passion in the arms of Alex Hunter, a handsome, laid-back local. Alex is gay, but closeted. Knowing Matt should be off limits, Alex finds the deeply-in-denial rich boy too tempting to ignore. Especially when a bet has them working together, fighting the heat in the rundown, beachside cafe where Alex sweats for every dollar.

Their love felt inevitable until youth left them vulnerable to hatred and greed. After six years of hating the lies they live to make others happy, they will have to risk it all for the second chance they both desperately need.

Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual situations, graphic language, and material that some readers may find objectionable: male/male sexual practices.


Defying the Odds - Battered Hearts Book 1

Defying the Odds
  • Stars
  • Number: B01D284MEG
  • Release: 2011-12-20
  • Author: Kele Moon
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * Rom: Sports, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Holiday Fighter Romance

When struggling waitress Melody Dylan gives a handsome, lonely stranger a simple gift she has no clue her life is about to take a drastic turn.

The stranger ends up being Clay Powers, a famous UFC heavyweight fighter. Clay's large build and dangerous fists have always intimidated. People in his hometown keep their distance and Clay is fine with that. Everything changes when a new waitress at the local diner buys him a piece of pie on Thanksgiving. Touched by the gesture when it's obvious she can barely afford to survive, her warm smile and lush body churn up powerful feelings that leave Clay wanting more from her than pie.

Melody is running from her past and the small, country town of Garnet is the perfect hiding place. With an ex-husband after her and scars from her abusive marriage etched deep, the last thing she expects is to fall for a man who makes a living with his fists, but she can't resist Clay or the tender connection they share.

Finding love in the most unlikely of places, the passion is undeniable, but Clay and Melody know their haunted pasts and unpredictable futures leave the odds stacked against them.