Author: V.M. Black

I'm currently working exclusively in the Aethereal Bonds world, which I've mapped out to be big enough to let me tell all the different kinds of stories I want to share with readers. It's got vampires, demons, weres, faes and more--all sorts of creatures that are great fun to play with.

I live near Washington, D.C., with my family. A proud geek, I love fantasy, romance, science fiction, and historical fiction.

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Kiss of Memory

Kiss of Memory
  • Number: B00LJKGVGW
  • Release: 2014-07-04
  • Author: V.M. Black
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: Historical, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Swift River Media Group
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A short story of transformation

Doomed to live out his days in a Victorian sanitarium, Will Davenport is the victim of severe epilepsy that is untreatable by the medicine of his time. It disrupts his memory and perceptions, forcing him into a kind of semi-infantile state even as he knows that his mind is being taken from him.

All this changes with the appearance of Elizabeth, Lady Darnley. She has a strange power that makes his thoughts more coherent and less broken by her very presence, and she promises him the chance of a true cure—and a new life, brought by a vampire’s kiss.

This vampire historical paranormal romance tells the story of Will and Elizabeth, who appear in the Cora’s Choice series set in the Aethereal Bonds world. It is approximately 30 pages, at the border between a short story and a novelette.


Life Blood - Cora's Choice #1

Life Blood
  • Number: B00IPU40K8
  • Release: 2014-07-03
  • Author: V.M. Black
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Supernatural, New Adult & College, Serial / Installments
  • Publisher: Swift River Media Group
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First Episode in the New Vampire Serial

Introducing a world in which vampires are born, not made...

She wanted life. He needed her blood.

Cora Shaw will do anything to live. Diagnosed with terminal cancer in her senior year of college, she is given a choice: Call hospice, or seek out a mysterious man who promises an impossible–and insanely dangerous–cure.

She knows him only as Mr. Thorne, a reclusive billionaire who seems full of contradictions. A man with strange, impossible powers over her.

A man, she discovers, who is not a man at all.

The Aethereal Bonds world presents sensual stories within a fully imagined urban fantasy world, replete with vampires, werewolves, demons, and faes. The Cora's Choice series follows the story of Cora in a twist on a classic coming-of-age tale as she is thrust into this strange new world.


Flight - The Alpha's Captive, #3

Flight
  • Number: B00L3ROICK
  • Release: 2014-06-18
  • Author: V.M. Black
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: BBW/Rubenesque, Serial / Installments
  • Publisher: Swift River Media Group
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Curvy Harper Bailey’s ordinary life was turned upside down by a chance encounter with the handsome werewolf Levi Harris. On the run from the vampire mafia, he pulls her into his high-stakes world—and straight into the crosshairs. Now she’s got no car, no job, and not even any dry clothes.

To make matters worse, Harper’s falling for Levi hard at the most inconvenient time. And he seems to be developing some very definite ideas where she’s concerned, ideas she’s not so sure she wants to be a part of.

Harper just wants to get through the next couple of days alive—and heart intact. Whatever Levi’s plans might be.

BBW Werewolf Shifter Romance Serial Novelettes and Novellas - Aethereal Bonds


Heaven's Price

Heaven's Price
  • Number: B00KRW2E1E
  • Release: 2014-06-04
  • Author: V.M. Black
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: Swift River Media Group
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Yin Lihua will pay heaven’s price to save everything she loves in this historical fantasy short story….

In the age of China’s Three Kingdoms, great forces fight over the corpse of the Han Empire. Among the leaders that emerge from the chaos, the Duke of Shan and the King of Tian stand apart. They are no ordinary Chinese noblemen. They are vampires, and with their armies, they vie for ultimate control of the Central Kingdom.

Lady Yin is the Duke of Shan’s consort, bound to him eternally, heart, mind, and body. The mother of his heir, she will do anything to keep her lord and her child from falling into the hands of the enemy.

Anything at all.

Heaven’s Price contains explicit sexual content and is not intended for minors. It is not a romance. Fans of Chinese historical drama will find this story both interesting and different.


Pursuit - The Alpha's Captive, #2

Pursuit
  • Number: B00KLPFCJI
  • Release: 2014-05-27
  • Author: V.M. Black
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: BBW/Rubenesque, Serial / Installments
  • Publisher: Swift River Media Group
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Episode 2 of the New BBW Shifter Series

The werewolf is just the start of Harper Bailey’s bad day….

Curvy Harper Bailey loves bad boys, but Levi Harris might be one step too far. Within a short time of meeting him, her car was stolen, a grenade blew through their hideout, and several men with ugly guns tried to shoot them. And the super-sexy Levi himself turned into a wolf—at the most inconvenient time.

But she’s in for it now. The vampire mafia will find out who she is, if it doesn’t know already, so Levi insists that she stick with him as they try to get the data he stole into the right hands.

Harper is usually game for anything. But never has she played with so much to lose.


Taken - The Alpha's Captive, #1

Taken
  • Number: B00K56DJ16
  • Release: 2014-05-04
  • Author: V.M. Black
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: BBW/Rubenesque, Serial / Installments
  • Publisher: Swift River Media Group
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Running for his life, he takes her along for the ride….

Werewolf Levi Harris has a habit of going off half-cocked and getting into trouble. But this time, the trouble just might prove fatal. He’s stolen a trove of information from a powerful vampire mafia network, and they won’t rest until they get it back—and get revenge. His only chance of survival is to extract the information and put it to use before the bad guys catch up with him.

Curvy bombshell Harper Bailey is a good girl with a weak spot for bad boys. When Levi appears, she thinks her dreams have just rolled up on the back of a motorcycle. Little does she know that he’s about to hijack her car and take her straight into the crossfire. But Levi himself might just prove the greatest danger of all….


Book Library

  • Kiss of Memory Kiss of Memory
  • Life Blood Life Blood
  • Flight Flight
  • Heaven's Price Heaven's Price
  • Pursuit Pursuit
  • Taken Taken