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Author: Robin D. Owens

Robin is a serious writer of 10 years, past President and contest chair of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Her most pressing interest in the craft of writing is CREATIVITY. Her book, HeartMate, was the first futuristic-fantasy romantic adventure published by Jove in it's Magical Love line. It won the RITA for Best Paranormal Romance and finalled in Best First Book.

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Heart Sight - A Celta Novel

Heart Sight
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B06XK715GV
  • Release: 2017-12-05
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SF: Fantasy, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Journey back to the planet Celta with award-winning author Robin D. Owens in this novel about shadowed enemies and unimaginable psi power.

Muin “Vinni” T'Vine has been the prophet of Celta since he was six years old. A unique and lonely child, his strong psi power made most people wary of him. But now that he’s older, he’s ready to marry and protect the girl he’s known was his HeartMate for years.

Avellana isn't as fragile as Vinni believes…nor as compliant. She fights to be considered Vinni's equal and a strong member of her Family and community. Both of them have kept Avellana's main power secret for over a decade.

But rumors of her strange psi talent are spreading, and Vinni is experiencing premonitions of danger to Avellana—even from the highest people of the land. When the whispers become threats, Vinni and Avellana must discover and defeat their secret enemies before they can finally claim happiness together.


Ghost Talker - The Ghost Seer Series, #4

Ghost Talker
  • Number: 9780698411593
  • Release: 2016-02-16
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: InterMix
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In the latest from the author of Ghost Killer, Clare Cermak and Zach Slade adjust to living as psychics—and a couple—as they encounter vengeful souls...

An angry poltergeist is stirring up trouble at Buffalo Bill’s grave, and Clare and Zach have been hired to investigate. Assisting them on the case as usual is their ghost dog Enzo, but they’re also aided by the restless ghost of Bill’s friend, Texas Jack. Meanwhile, the most well-known psychic in Denver is angered by Clare’s involvement in the case and will do whatever it takes to stop her.

Of course, facing threats both living and undead are nothing new for Clare and Zach. Their relationship has weathered many storms. But there is a growing danger inside of Clare that could tear them both apart...


Heart Legacy - Celta, #13

Heart Legacy
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425263976
  • Release: 2015-11-03
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley
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The award-winning author returns to her “wonderfully imaginative”* world of Heart Fire and Heart Fortune for an all-new Celta novel about a young woman’s destiny, and the one man whose love could be her downfall.

After the death of GrandLord Yew years ago, the Yews withdrew to their self-sustaining estate and disappeared from Celtan society. The current head of the household is believed to be eighteen-year-old Loridana. To find out, Draeg Blackthorn has been sent to the estate to spy, undercover as a stableman for the stridebeasts—beautiful creatures that hold a place in Lori’s heart no member of her family ever could.

Bullied by her family, Lori has decided to abandon her bloodline and live on her own with her true family—her animals. When Draeg discovers she’s rejecting her heritage, he’s appalled. He’s come to love the land as much as the woman, even spinning small fantasies of marrying Lori and becoming Lord and Lady of the manor. Draeg wants her to stay and fight her elders. For Lori, it’s an alternative that could render her absolutely powerless to pursue her own destiny, and drive her further away from her perfect dreams and the man she loves, Draeg.

*Romance Junkies


Ghost Killer - The Ghost Seer Series, #3

Ghost Killer
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425269831
  • Release: 2015-02-03
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley
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From the bestselling author of the Celta novels and the Ghost Seer novels...

Something wicked this way comes?

When her aunt died, level-headed accountant Clare Cermak inherited a fortune?as well as a phantom dog and the power to help ghosts move on. Her new gift led her to Zach Slade, a sexy private investigator with a unique psychic gift of his own, and the man who’s slowly opening her heart. But as they work toward building a future together, a sinister threat emerges.

An evil ghost is ravaging Creede, Colorado, threatening to devour the spirit of an innocent boy. Inexperienced in facing such a powerful ghost?and knowing her spirit, too, could be ripped away?Clare still can't refuse to help. With Zach’s support she uncovers the ghost’s identity, and the ancestral weapon required to slay it. But does Clare dare to use that weapon before the ghost destroys the man she loves?and her own spirit?


Heart Fire - Celta, #12

Heart Fire
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425263952
  • Release: 2014-11-04
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley
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On the planet Celta, accepting a HeartMate can be the greatest challenge in the universe

Antenn, an architect hired to build a cathedral in Druida City, dares not think of his HeartMate. Even though he yearns for her, he’s taken steps to ensure she will be forever unknown to him. After all, how could he, a commoner who grew up in the slums, the brother of a murderer, be worthy of any woman?

Tiana, a priestess, has her own fears about being a HeartMate. She's watched her friends struggle with such a stormy destiny. She's sure her HeartMate has never claimed her due to a terrible scandal involving her Family, and she's set aside hopes for love.

Antenn's gotten the commission of his life. The cathedral will make him famous, but more, it will last for ages and prove to others he can contribute to Celta...if the controversial structure isn't destroyed while being built. Tiana, too, is an integral part of this process, but the villain who wrecked her Family is ready with firebombs. Can they trust each other in dangerous circumstances to succeed...and to love?


Ghost Layer - The Ghost Seer Series, #2

Ghost Layer
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425268919
  • Release: 2014-09-02
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Second in the new series from the author of Heart Fortune, Heart Journey, and other Celta novels

What lies beneath?

Clare Cermak’s adjusting to a new man in her life?and a lot of ghosts. The passing of Clare’s aunt gave way to a sizeable inheritance of not only money, but also the ability to communicate with the dead. At the same time, she met Zach Slade, a private detective with a rough past, and just like Clare, he’s not yet ready to accept her gift?or his own.

But Clare has another matter to look into. A multimillionaire needs her help after relocating an old ghost town to his mountain estate. The bones of a murdered prospector are making nightly appearances in his guests’ beds. When the gold miner’s ghost contacts Clare, she promises to help find the name of his killer?but someone doesn't want the past revealed and might find her first


Ghost Seer - The Ghost Seer Series

Ghost Seer
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425268902
  • Release: 2014-04-01
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Berkley
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There’s just something about Clare. Apart from the ghosts?

When her eccentric aunt passes away, no-nonsense accountant Clare Cermac inherits more than just a small fortune. She receives the gift of communicating with ghosts. While Clare may not believe in spirits, it’s hard to overlook the shadowy talking dog appearing on her bed or spectral cowboys tipping their hats to her in the streets of Denver. And when she locks eyes with sexy?and living?Zach Slade, there’s certainly no ignoring him either.

A former deputy sheriff, Zach is leaving a painful past behind in Montana for a new life in Denver as a private investigator, a job that has him crossing paths with beautiful Clare. Not that she minds. After the restless ghost of a Wild West gunman demands her assistance, Clare finds herself needing Zach more and more?and not just for help.


Heart Fortune - Celta

Heart Fortune
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425263938
  • Release: 2013-08-06
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley
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On the faraway planet Celta, there are some forces you cannot fight?

Jace Bayrum has always been a loner. Concerned more with getting an adrenaline fix and making money to live on his own, Jace cares little for family ties or matters of the heart. On the other hand Glyssa Licorice, Jace’s former fling and true mate, is both loving and loyal. She is determined to track down her HeartMate and have him claim her.

After hearing that Jace has been involved in an accident, Glyssa sets out to find him, departing for the excavation site of the lost starship Lugh’s Spear. Though her goal is to help Jace and finesse him into recognizing her as his mate, the excavation itself draws her in?

Thrust by fate into working side-by-side, Jace and Glyssa’s electric connection from years before sparks once more. She intrigues him, and Jace begins to realize that a HeartMate can make a difference. And one as magnetic as Glyssa could be exactly what he has been searching for


Feral Magic - A Novella

Feral Magic
  • Number: B00AQK88GM
  • Release: 2012-12-18
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: TKA Distribution
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A blue moon rises, bringing with it magic and danger to a sleeping Denver.

Brandy Svensson mourns her lost soldier fiancee and struggles to move on. Her own near-death experience has brought her an odd "gift" – she has a telepathic connection with cats. She's coping with life’s changes until the night she finds a lost jaguar cub, just the start of the greatest changes of all...

Dak, a warrior Pantherman, is alarmed when his baby nephew, the Chief of the klatch, vanishes. Dak must find the infant before his enemies do...or be branded a murderer and risk igniting warfare among the clans.

When the cub turns into a human baby, shock and confusion flood Brandy. And when a full-grown jaguar arrives to claim him, then transforms into a man, fascination sweeps through her. Dak's protective instincts are triggered by this lovely woman, and the certainty that he's followed by a killer.

Drawn together in their fight to protect the baby, Brandy and Dak confront the enemy and the final choice threatens. Will the feral magic they've discovered together save or doom them?


Heart Secret - Heart Mate Series

Heart Secret
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425253144
  • Release: 2012-08-07
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley
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On the faraway planet Celta, there are some things you can never tell—until someone discovers your Heart Secret…

When a virulent disease killed the woman he loved and her baby, Garrett Primross was left alive, a reluctant survivor. Now, as a private eye, he strives to banish the memories of his past and rebuild his life. The Healers of Celta have something else in mind: Discover why he survived.

He is monitored by Healer Artemisia Panax—his HeartMate, a love he never pursued. Still mourning his loss, he refuses to acknowledge her. Since her family was publicly disgraced, she's used to such treatment. She wants nothing more than to guard her livelihood and protect the secrets she's sworn to keep.

Thrown together by duty, Garrett and Artemisia find the body of the last Black Magic Cultist who ruined her family. Suspicion flares, but they have little choice but to investigate the crime together. When their own lives are placed in danger, they realize that denying their HeartMates is only denying their own future.


Hearts and Swords - Four Original Stories of Celta

Hearts and Swords
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425243411
  • Release: 2011-12-06
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Four original novellas from the author of Heart Search.

Award-winning author Robin D. Owens returns to the futuristic world of Celta with four original romantic fantasies as four different couples find their HeartMates and their destinies on Celta.


Enchanted Again - Mystic Circle

Enchanted Again
  • Number: 9780373803415
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Luna
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Magic has a price-and for Amber Sarga it's days and years off her life. Each curse she breaks ages her-and the bigger the curse the bigger the cost, and not only to her. That's why she hides away and has vowed not to get involved again. That's why she hates looking in a mirror.

And then an ill-fated stranger arrives. Rafe Davail doesn't believe in curses-not even knowing that in his family every first son dies young. Amber offers guidance but she won't break the curse. Still, as she grows closer to Rafe and discovers the secrets of their pasts, she wonders if for this time, this man, she should risk it all..

Publisher: Luna


Heart Search - A Celta Novel

Heart Search
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425241387
  • Release: 2011-08-02
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Laev T'Hawthorn -- one of the highest nobles in the land -- must rebuild his life after a devastating mistake.  He married a woman he believed was his HeartMate, only to learn she was a greedy social climber.  She callously used him, stealing his family heirlooms.  He is determined to reclaim all that he has lost -- beginning with his self-respect.

Abandoned at fifteen, Camellia Darjeeling values her independence above all.  She's fought to establish her own businesses -- elegant tearooms -- only to have her father and uncle re-enter her life.  They emotionally scourge her and extort money.  Trusting men, even her HeartMate, is too risky.

When Laev and Camellia meet, they refuse to acknowledge that they are true HeartMates.  After her shady relatives are implicated in the theft of Laev's property, Camellia and Laev's lives become ever more entangled bringing each to the brink of despair and passion...and a destiny they can no longer avoid.


Enchanted No More

Enchanted No More
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780373803231
  • Release: 2010-12-21
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Luna
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As one of the last surviving Mistweavers, half-blood Jenni knows what it's like to be caught between two worlds: the faery and the human. But the time has come to choose. The Lightfolk require her unique talent for balancing the elements to fend off a dangerous enemy—and rescue her missing brother.

Only for Rothly will Jenni deal with those who destroyed her life. Only for him will she agree to work with her ex-lover, Aric, and revisit the darkest corners of her soul. For a reckoning is at hand, and she alone has the power to hold back the forces of dark….


Heart Journey - Celta Series

Heart Journey
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  • Number: 9780425234549
  • Release: 2010-08-03
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
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  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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New in the award-winning series of futuristic romance, fantasy, and sensual adventure.

Helena, a renowned cartographer, is exploring Celta when she finds out she has a HeartMate. Yearning for a partner, she is drawn to meet him. Actor Raz Cherry is dedicated to his career. Uninterested in long-term commitments, he ignores an oracle that foretells of his HeartMate.

Though passion ignites, their lifestyles clash. Only when mysterious thefts threaten their families can they overcome the obstacles on their journey to love.


Heart Change - Heart Mate Series, Book 8

Heart Change
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425229972
  • Release: November 03, 2009
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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First time in print-the fantastic new Celta novel from the award-winning author of Heart Fate.

Robin D. Owens returns to the world of the faraway planet Celta in the eighth novel of her award-winning series.

Signet D'Marigold's lonely life is shaken when a prophet reveals she is a catalyst for change. But to accept her new life-and the charge of the noble child Avellana-means embracing a danger that may be fatal for them both. Especially when Signet's attraction to her new bodyguard signals a secret enemy sworn to destroy them.


Heart Fate - Celta's HeartMates, Book 7

Heart Fate
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  • Number: 9780425223673
  • Release: September 2008
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
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  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Wed to a wealthy older man when she was just a girl, Lahsin Yew runs away from her abusive home to find a new life. At seventeen, she's about to enter her Second Passage, when her Flair—and perhaps her HeartMate—will be revealed.

Lahsin finds sanctuary in a secret garden, where she meets Tinne Holly. Though he is her HeartMate, he cannot tell her, and her troubled past prevents her from trusting any man. Pretending to find her by chance, Tinne helps her through her Second Passage. But when the truth is revealed, can she forgive his deception, and learn to trust in her destiny?


Sorceress Of Faith - The Summoning Series - Book 2

Sorceress Of Faith
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780373802210
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
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  • Publisher: Luna
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With the sounding of the chimes, an exotique is called . . . With the world of Llandrana threatened by encroaching evil, the Sorcerers must do the unthinkable -- Summon an outsider to stop the insidious Darkness slowly taking control of their land, and poisoning the Sorcerers themselves. Yet instead of a powerful warrior, grad student Marian Harasta arrives through the portal, finding herself in the center of a struggle between Sorcerers who want to use her incredible, untapped powers to augment their own. As she fights to maintain her independence -- including facing her first magical duel -- she must decide whom to trust . . . Still, the darkness will not be ignored, and a desperate Marian must offer the Sorcerers aid in order to keep alive the chance to return home. Because divided all will surely fall . . .


Guardian Of Honor - The Summoning Series - Book 1

Guardian Of Honor
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780373802159
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
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  • Publisher: Luna
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With their magic boundaries failing and terrible monsters invading, the Marshall of Llandrana must follow ancient tradition and summon a savior from the Exotique land . . . For Alexa Fitzwalter, the Marshalls' call pulled the savvy lawyer into a realm where she barely understood the language, let alone the intricacies of politics and power. Armed only with her wits, a mystical companion and the help of the chevalier Bastien, Alexa must use her very human mind and skills to fight the encroaching evil—and resist manipulation by the Marshalls to force her to stay in Llandrana. Now torn between her affinity for this realm and Earth, will she return home if given the chance? Or dare she risk everything for a land not her own?


Protector of the Flight

Protector of the Flight
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  • Number: 9780373802647
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
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If horses could fly . . . Then Calli Torcher might ride again. But a devastating accident left her in such pain, she thought the chimes and chanting in her ears were a hallucination . . . until she found herself transported to another world, and met the Llandranans who had Summoned her. Llandrana was a parallel, magical earth filled with exotic creatures, noble humans and magic—all threatened by an encroaching evil. And when the mighty volarans stopped obeying the Chevaliers, the flying horses' unexpected rebellion had thrown Llandrana into an uproar. In desperation, the sorcerers had sought help from afar—and gotten Calli. If she could fulfill this mission, perhaps she would also finally find all she had longed for—a mate, a home, a family. But against this great darkness, she had no battle experience, no strategy plans. She had only a bond with horses . . .


Heart Choice

Heart Choice
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780505525932
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
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  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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On the planet of Celta, where psychic talents thrive and desires flourish, Straif Blackthorne is the last of his kind. After his family dies due to a genetic disorder, Straif is determined to find a cure and rebuild his heritage. Nothing else matters—until he meets Mitchella Clover. But Straif cannot give Mitchella his heart, for she is unable to bear children. Only when tragedy threatens to destroy them do they realize what truly matters, and what they truly mean to each other.


Heart Dance - Celta's Heartmates Book 6

Heart Dance
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  • Number: 9780425216354
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Genre: Romance
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  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Sixth in the bestselling futuristic romance series-from a RITA Award-winning author. First time in trade!

DuFleur Thyme is a scientist who's secretly experimenting with time. She'll allow no distractions from her work-not even from a HeartMate. Meanwhile, Saille T'Willow has sent his HeartGift out into the world in hopes of finding his HeartMate, who, it turns out, is DuFleur. Still, DuFleur wants nothing to do with Saille, especially when she discovers that it was his grandmother who brought about her father's ruin. Unfortunately, her body can't help but submit to the passion he stirs in her. But when a scandal threatens Saille's position as head of the family, will DuFleur stand by his side?