Author: Lola Taylor

“Lola Taylor” is a pen name created for the romances I can’t show my grandma without blushing. My favorite genre to write is romantic suspense, usually involving hot werewolves, warlocks, or any other type of paranormal creature. Keep the action hot and the romance hotter—that’s my motto! I’m a horror film junkie, I still love Halloween as an adult (seriously, I think I get more excited for it than some kids do), and what precious spare time I have is spent with my family, reading (everything from sci fi to middle grade), playing the flute, painting pretty pictures, or screwing around on Pinterest or Etsy. Hailing from the South, I currently live in the Midwest with five fur babies and my hubby.

You can connect with me on Facebook (www.facebook.com/lolataylorbooks) or my email (lolawritespnr@gmail.com). Learn more about me and my books at www.lolataylorbooks.com, where you can also sign up for new release notifications via my free New Release Newsletter.

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Ritual - Blood Moon Rising, #6

Ritual
  • Number: B01KTPGWO8
  • Release: 2016-08-21
  • Author: Lola Taylor
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Indigo Dreamer Press
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Elijah Johnson never thought he’d see one, let alone both, of his brothers again. If only it were a happy reunion, but that bullshit was usually reserved for fairy tales and soap operas. One brother is lukewarm and civil; the other wants to knock his block off. Not that Elijah can blame them. He’s feeling pretty rotten about the state of their relationship, and is starting to question whether staying away was the right choice…

Verika Tate—whoops, “Johnson”—is growing into her powers at an alarming rate, but she’s not about to tell her mate that. He has enough on his plate as is, namely dealing with his own insecurities about magic while his brothers try convincing him to join them on an epic quest to defeat the witch he fears more than death itself.

As Verika and Elijah struggle to deal with their inner demons, the strength of their bond will be tested—especially as Mistress Black draws closer, determined to convert Verika over to her side and use her to destroy everything in her path.

Can true love survive in a world wrought with war and treachery?

The climactic ending to the Blood Moon Rising series.


Shatter

Shatter
  • Number: B01HOGHSX4
  • Release: 2016-06-27
  • Author: Lola Taylor
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Love is an addiction. And its name is Scott Melt-Your-Panties Meyers.

For twenty-five-year-old Amy Miles, moving into her craptastic new apartment was like winning the lottery.

Here, she could start over.

No more nightmares. No more drama. No constantly looking over her shoulder, waiting for the boogeyman to strike.

No, she was done with all that. She was going to be a normal girl, dammit.

Then Scott Meyers saunters into her life.

She knows she should stay away from her hot-as-sin apartment building manager. Shouldn’t put her heart out there, or get into another hot, romantic mess.

Two years of heartache, a helluva lot of tequila, and buried regrets should have been enough to make her call it quits on passion.

Except, Amy knows the moment she lays eyes on Scott, she’s not going to be able to run away from the undeniable attraction between them. They’re both damaged goods—and there’s a saying that darkness calls to darkness.

But some ghosts won’t be laid to rest.

When a stalker from Amy’s past returns, hell-bent on ending her life, she realizes happily ever after with Scott is just a dream. For his safety, she should walk out the door and never look back. It’s what the old Amy would have done—run like hell. Away from her past, away from inevitable heartbreak.

Except this time, she’s tired of running.

She’s ready to fight—even if it kills her.


Lust - Blood Moon Rising Novella

Lust
  • Number: B018PH0R84
  • Release: 2015-11-28
  • Author: Lola Taylor
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Indigo Dreamer Press
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A WOLF WHO HAS SPENT HIS LIFE IN THE SHADOWS OF HIS PAST...

Beta werewolf—and ex–bounty hunter—Shadow knew when his Alpha commanded—er, "politely growled"—for him to attend the werewolf summit, that it was going to royally suck. Not only does he not want to fool around with all that royal werewolf bullshit, but he also knows he’s not exactly everybody’s favorite guy. Considering he ruined a lot of those werewolves’ lives in his old profession, he’ll be lucky if he can survive the weekend. Not to mention his mating Fever is driving him insane—and so is the feisty Alpha female he’s Marked as his mate.

A QUEEN OF WOLVES WHOSE REIGN IS THREATENED...

Spirited Breanna Whiteclaw is barely holding it together. With an ornery Alpha named Strider out to make her—and her pack —his own, and with her pack recovering from recent attacks by an unknown enemy, she has her paws full. Attending the summit means leaving her pack in their time of need, but as a royal werewolf, she knows she has no choice. Add to that the fact that her Blood Moon is approaching, and she has yet to find a mate—until the devilishly handsome Shadow Marks her as his own.

CAN LOVE BE BORN FROM HATRED?

Shadow never intended to go through with the mating ceremony—especially with the daughter of a man he killed. But his Fever has other plans. The more he’s around her, the more he craves her touch, longs to hear her voice, and aches to claim her.

From the moment Shadow’s Mark formed on her hand, Breanna knew her mate-bond was destined for failure. The bounty hunter responsible for her father’s death is the last wolf on this earth she could ever bind herself to forever. But if she wants to remain Alpha and save her pack, she might not have a choice. As Strider closes in on her, she finds herself relying on Shadow’s quiet strength—and craving those rough hands all over her curves.


Sacrifice - Blood Moon Rising, #5

Sacrifice
  • Number: B014BZGLQ6
  • Release: 2015-08-22
  • Author: Lola Taylor
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Indigo Dreamer Press
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Though several weeks have passed since her family’s murder, werewolf queen Alara Crescent can’t seem to let go of the pain. It’s festered inside of her like a disease, twisting her thoughts until the only thing she can seem to think about is revenge. It doesn’t help that her dead sister keeps visiting her in her dreams, warning her of an approaching threat that could tear her new pack apart…

Nik knows his mate has changed. Gone is the unsure-of-herself princess, replaced by a werewolf queen with an appetite for blood. Not that he, of all people, can’t appreciate that, but he wants his mate back.

When a doppelgänger stumbles into a pack celebration, Nik and Alara know it’s more than a coincidence. Doppelgängers are bad luck, rumored to make people insane with rage and bloodthirst, on top of being creepy as hell. But no sweat for Nik and Alara. They think they have the problem—aka, “one unwelcome body snatcher”—taken care of when they send the doppelgänger away with the DPI, but their problems are only just beginning. One by one, their pack members fall prey to something sinister, and Alara’s own demons become restless, turning her into a deadly vixen that could rival the vilest and most dangerous denizens of the Underworld. She wants answers to her family’s senseless murders—now.

And she’ll do anything to get them.

Will Nik be able to break the curse of the doppelgänger in time to save his mate before her soul is lost to the darkness forever?


Captured - Blood Moon Rising, #4

Captured
  • Number: B00OO8Z9SM
  • Release: 2014-10-18
  • Author: Lola Taylor
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Indigo Dreamer Press
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Rogue werewolf Elijah Johnson would have been better off dead. After being held hostage by a coven of malicious witches—witches who seem to know much more about the dark arts than they should—he takes the first chance he can to escape, only to fall into a trap a month later. When he’s captured during a DPI bust, he expects to be thrown into prison. He doesn’t expect to learn his interrogator is a curvy young witch with hair the color of fire and enough passion for the law to match...

Verika Tate has spent her career trying to uphold the values and morals of law enforcement in the Underworld. Only twenty-six, she is heralded as one of the most gifted witches in the southeastern region. Her life is, for the most part, uneventful. She attends her weekly spellbook club meetings, works out daily to try to shed some stubborn fat that refuses to leave, and buries her nose in the latest witchcraft magazines. Learning is her shield and her only defense for being able to forget the werewolf who broke her heart—Nik Johnson...

When she’s assigned to Elijah, she can hardly believe how rotten her luck is. He looks enough like Nik to haunt her, and his hard muscle and flirtatious quips are enough to make her pant. Verika struggles to keep her heart out of her work, a point which proves especially tricky when Elijah reveals an astonishing secret that could finally break the case she’s been trying to crack—the whereabouts of the mysterious Mistress Black, leader of the witch mafia. The tip is too good to pass up, and she reluctantly agrees to help him escape the witches who have placed a bounty on his head in exchange for information.

Will Verika uphold the law at any cost, or will she risk everything for the sake of a once-in-a-lifetime romance?


Betrayal - Blood Moon Rising, #3

Betrayal
  • Number: B00MNXX1DA
  • Release: 2014-08-12
  • Author: Lola Taylor
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Indigo Dreamer Press
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The third book in the smoldering, romantic series featuring a whole lot of fur and a whole lot of curves.

If it’s not one thing, it’s another. Gage’s worst fears have come to light. One of his own has betrayed him, nearly resulting in the death of his mate. Then he finds out the betrayer was in league with the High King of werewolves, the man who took out the hit for unknown reasons. When Alara, the king’s illegitimate daughter—and his brother’s new mate—elects Gage as a contender for the crown, he’s torn between duty and love once more. On one hand, becoming High King could allow him to get closer to the witch who’s pulling the strings—the mysterious Mistress Black. On the other hand, it almost certainly means putting his mate that much closer to danger.

And Gage isn’t the only one who’s after the crown. Werewolves of all backgrounds rise up to put their chips into play in what becomes one of the deadliest power struggles in werewolf history. The stakes are higher than ever, especially when a foe from Gage’s past shows up with the sole intention of making Danica his.

If their love is to survive, Danica and Gage will have to work together to uncover the true motives behind the witch mafia’s activity and defeat the most wicked enemy either of them has ever known. Secrets will be revealed, love will be tested, and ghosts from the past will emerge in this third exciting installment to the sexy Blood Moon Rising series.


Sinful - Her Dark Desires Book 2

Sinful
  • Number: B00JQUCF9O
  • Release: 2014-04-16
  • Author: Lola Taylor
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Indigo Dreamer Press
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Note: This is book two in the sexy and thrilling Her Dark Desires series. While each book is a complete story unto itself, I do recommend reading them in order.

Things are looking up for succubus, Sally Sanders. She has the man of her dreams, delicious incubus, Hector Aurelius, and she finally has a job she cares about as a self-defense instructor at Elysian. But danger seems to have an appetite for Sally, and it’s coming back for seconds.

When the dean sends Hector and Sally on a mission to a sister school to help “whip things in shape,” Sally and Hector quickly discover things are not as they appear. The students are odd, willful at times and zombie-like at others, and the headmaster, supposedly one of the most powerful vampires in the world, doesn’t seem to be very concerned about the situation at all - though he is keenly interested in getting into Sally’s pants. At the center of it all is a Red Witch named Carmen, a former protégé of Hector’s who seems hell-bent on getting him all to herself, even if that means killing everyone in her path - Sally especially - to accomplish just that.

Vengeful crushes, handsome vampires, and romantic thrills await in the second installment to the Her Dark Desires series.


Protector - Blood Moon Rising, #2

Protector
  • Number: B00ITDQHIO
  • Release: 2014-03-05
  • Author: Lola Taylor
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Indigo Dreamer Press
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When the Blood Moon rises, the wolves come out to play… and find their mates.

If there’s one thing Nik Johnson can’t stand, it’s the thought of finding his mate. Which, apparently, he’ll have to do soon since his mating fever has finally arrived. With his thoughts still hung up on his former lover, he’s given up the hope of ever finding a love that perfect again. Until he meets Alara…

Alara Crescent has had anything but a charmed life, despite her family’s status as ruling family within the werewolf world. Ridiculed constantly for her weight by her cruel mother and father, she’s beginning to wonder if she’ll ever be accepted for who she truly is. Then one fateful encounter delivers her right into the arms of the man she’s destined to have.

When someone starts assassinating the royal family, Nik takes it upon himself to protect the woman he’s Marked - a woman who would as soon bite him than love him. Despite their prejudices, can the two of them find true love before the Blood Moon rises?


Fever - Blood Moon Rising, #1

Fever
  • Number: B00ING5PN0
  • Release: 2014-02-25
  • Author: Lola Taylor
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Indigo Dreamer Press
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When the Blood Moon rises, the wolves come out to play… and find their mates.

Danica has about given up on love. In a last-ditch attempt at finding “the one,” she agrees to a blind date through an online dating service. But instead of finding roses and romance, she finds someone intent on killing her. That is, until the mysterious, brooding Gage shows up to save her….

Gage is running out of time to find a mate. If the Blood Moon sets before he can find her, he’ll lose the rank of packmaster—and the peace within the pack he’s worked so hard to obtain. When he saves a luscious blonde in the parking lot of a bar, he has no idea she is his mate—until he Marks her with his touch.

Determined to keep her safe at any cost, Gage whisks Danica away into a hidden world full of lust, unlikely love, and treachery. Someone’s put a hit on his mate, and he’s hell-bent on finding out who, all while the Blood Moon looms closer, threatening to destroy his chances at true love forever. That is, if something—or someone—doesn’t kill the woman he’s falling for first.


Book Library

  • Ritual Ritual
  • Shatter Shatter
  • Lust Lust
  • Sacrifice Sacrifice
  • Captured Captured
  • Betrayal Betrayal
  • Sinful Sinful
  • Protector Protector
  • Fever Fever