Author: Vijaya Schartz

Born in France, award-winning author Vijaya Schartz never conformed to anything and could never refuse a challenge. She likes action and exotic settings, in life and on the page. She traveled the world and claims she comes from the future. Her books collected many five star reviews and literary awards. She makes you believe you actually lived these extraordinary adventures among her characters. Her stories have been compared to Indiana Jones with sizzling romance. So, go ahead, dare to experience the magic, and she will keep you entranced, turning the pages until the last line.

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Angel Mine - AZURA CHRONICLES Book 1

Angel Mine
  • Number: B07CYWVHWG
  • Release: 2018-05-08
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: BWL Publishing Inc.
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What in the frozen hells of Laxxar prompted Fianna to pursue her quarry to this forbidden blue planet? Well, she needs the credits... badly. But as if crashing in the jungle wasn't bad enough, none of her high-tech weapons work. She'll have to go native, after the most wanted felon in five galaxies. It's not just her job. It's personal.

Acielon has never seen an outworlder like this fascinating female, strangely beautiful, and fierce, like the feline predator loping at her side. He always dreamed of exploring the universe, despite the legends... and the interdiction. Is it truly a hellish place of violence, lies and suffering? If it spawned this intriguing creature, it must also be a place of wonders, adventure and excitement.

Fianna's instincts tell her someone is watching. Sheba, her telepathic feline partner, doesn't seem worried... yet, something on Azura isn't quite right.


Snow Cheetah - The Chronicles of Kassouk, #5

Snow Cheetah
  • Number: B00P4H3T5C
  • Release: 2014-10-31
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc
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Pressured into bonding with a power-hungry prince, Natalia, future queen of Kassouk, yearns to reign and improve her people's lives. She finds the handsome Earth captain a refreshing distraction, despite his five fingers and ridiculous claim of being human, like the lowly workers of her world.

Captain Martial Terrien, nano-enhanced Space Marine from Earth, is on a secret, desperate mission to find his people a new home. The unexpected population on the chosen planet complicates his task, especially since the ruling caste can read minds, levitate, and teleport at will. Furthermore, the lovely princess and her pet cheetah take a shine to him, and beautiful women spelled disaster in his past.

Natalia's jilted suitor, determined to reign at any cost, vows to annihilate the Earthlings. When the conflict escalates, can Martial obey Earth Central Command, or will he jeopardize the future of his race to save Natalia?

Stands Alone: Yes


Crusader - Archangel, #1

Crusader
  • Number: B004HO69RS
  • Release: 2011-01-01
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Diverse Books, Supernatural
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Michael Tanner, proud, brash, irreverent, half Native American, and single father, doesn't believe in aliens. When a Blue Angel claims to have fathered him, Michael knows his drinking has gone haywire... But a seductive Prince of Darkness born of a nightmare now targets Michael’s family. When his girlfriend disappears and characters from his dreams suddenly materialize to threaten his daughter, Michael must come out of denial and overcome his weaknesses, to face the unbelievable mystery of his birth and fulfill his unique destiny.


Ashes for the Elephant God

Ashes for the Elephant God
  • Number: 9781930501003
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Mainstream
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  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Novel - Tale of love, reincarnation, spiritual awakenings, and suspense, against a mosaic of ancient and modern India.

To scatter her brother's ashes over the Narmada River, Fabienne leaves France for the mysterious India of her childhood dreams. Soon, as she awakens to a newfound spirituality, unexpected visions of a former life during the Raj stir ancient yearnings for a long lost passion.

Mukunda, the palace architect Fabienne loved a century and a half ago, lives again as an American Engineer and works on the local dam project. But, in the karmic land of the blue gods, the Kali worshiper who murdered the two lovers in a faraway pas also awaits...


Archangel Checkmate - Archangel, #2

Archangel Checkmate
  • Number: B004KKY6CY
  • Release: 2011-01-23
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Diverse Books, Supernatural
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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To quench his vengeful lust for the Archangel who scattered his remains at the edge of the universe, the Reptilian ruler orders the sacrificial death of Michael's teenage daughter. Half human and a full fledged Archangel on his father's home world, Michael must return to Earth to save his daughter from fiendish claws, and his native planet from enslavement or worse... But the way home is fraught with dangers, some more insidious than others. Nothing prepared Michael for the kind of trial he must face, when his rambunctious past catches up with him at the worst possible time...


A Desperado For Christmas

A Desperado For Christmas
  • Number: B006MITN3Y
  • Release: 2011-12-14
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books, Seasonal / Holiday, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Not just another busy night on the Arizona border.

Rookie Border Patrol Agent Kaitlin Harrington hates Christmas and all men, since her lover jilted her and she lost her unborn child on Christmas Eve. This year, as she guards the Mexican border in southern Arizona, she encounters more than she can handle. No amount of training prepared her to arrest the gorgeous desperado who challenges her. His name is Miguel, a human smuggler fascinated by the green eyes of the feisty auburn-haired beauty bent on impeding his important work. But Miguel is a man of many secrets. And on this dangerous adventure through the Arizona desert, anything can and will happen.


Borealis Black Dragon - Borealis novellas

Borealis Black Dragon
  • Number: B005QUQV6Q
  • Release: 2011-09-29
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc
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A dandy is cheating in a gambling den of the Borealis space station, and Lieutenant Zara Frankel intends to catch him in the act. She always gets her man, but this one could prove more than she can handle.

Captain Czerno Drake, code name Black Dragon, intends to break his innocent uncle from the most secure penitentiary in the galaxy, on the Borealis space station. He will stop at nothing to succeed, even enrolling the help of the lovely straight arrow TPP enforcer. When Zara realizes that she’s been used by a shrewd but seductive rebel, however, her reaction surprises everyone, most of all herself.


Blue Lioness - Chronicles of Kassouk, #4

Blue Lioness
  • Number: B005FG16LG
  • Release: 2011-07-31
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc
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In the face of Human slavery, Black Sword Captain Ariela of Kassouk must do the unthinkable. Rebel against the Mutant regime. But she cannot do it alone. Ariela suspects the king's death is no accident. And the tyrant who usurped the throne looks guilty as hell. As leader of the Human rebellion against their Mutant rulers, Ariela is desperate for help, and Lord Starro, the handsome Crown Prince of the Star Children, offers the technology the Human faction lacks. But can Ariela trust a spoiled, arrogant foreign prince who never fought a battle, and thinks he is destined to rule the universe? Is she trading one tyrant for another? No matter how kind, handsome, or fascinating, Starro has frightening mental abilities. And this alliance is not safe, especially for Ariela's heart.

This book is part of a series, but can stand-alone.


Twice Upon a Time

Twice Upon a Time
  • Stars
  • Number: B004MDLSI4
  • Release: Out Now
  • Authors: Joy Nash, Sahara Kelly, Janet Miller, Taige Crenshaw, Amanda McIntyre, Liddy Midnight, Eden Robins, Cricket Starr, Vijaya Schartz, Kayce Lassiter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
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In late 2010, while at a booksigning and doing what she loves best--meeting her reader fans--author Tina Gerow was struck with symptoms of a dangerous medical condition known as Arteriovenous Malformation. What followed was a series of operations, a lengthy hospital stay and rehabilitation. We are happy to report that Tina is doing well, though her complete recovery is an ongoing process. In cases like this, medical expenses can mount rapidly and, as it often does, the literary community steps in to help however they can. This book is the result of an outpouring of just a few of Tina's friends from the Romantic Times Faery Court.

This one-of-a-kind anthology includes the literary talents of Eden Robins, Amanda McIntyre, Sahara Kelly, Taige Crenshaw, Vijaya Schartz, Janet Miller, Joy Nash, Liddy Midnight and Kayce Lassiter...and a contribution from you--the buyer of this book! Every author is donating 100% of their royalties to the fund established to assist Tina with her medical bills.

My thanks to my sister fae, gifted and giving people, as well as authors who have stepped up to put this anthology together for Tina's benefit. ~ Amanda McIntyre

Cover art designed by Scott Carpenter and Sahara Kelly


Snatched

Snatched
  • Number: B004QZ9V78
  • Release: 2011-03-07
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Snatched from a post-apocalyptic battlefield by galactic traders, Zania is sold to a clandestine ring of fighting Amazons on a planet lush with green jungles and teeming with deadly felines. She resents the gorgeous and overzealous Viking champion, Svend, who saves her life but too easily accepts his slavery. Adulated by a woman who claims to know her, hated by the jealous Amazon queen who fancies Svend, Zania seeks escape... But Svend knows the price of rebellion. And on this seemingly peaceful planet, ruled and defended by machines, nothing is what it seems... Among the rumbles of a volcano threatening to explode, insurrection is brewing, and no one is safe...


Kicking Bots - Ancient Enemy, #3

Kicking Bots
  • Number: B004NEW1HO
  • Release: 2011-02-11
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Science Fiction, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: BWL Publishing Inc.
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Dr. Melissa Campbell, researcher at the San Francisco Center for Disease Control, requests help to protect her precious vaccine, one that could end the deadly alien plague. She didn't expect a crazy renegade like Bennett for a bodyguard. She hates military types, and this genetically enhanced super-soldier is pure testosterone, hot-headed, quick-tempered, impulsive, and downright impossible. But these are dangerous times with riots in the streets, and rumors of alien invasion. In a breathless race against time, experience the decisive battle for humankind, one that will decide whether Earth belongs to humanity, or to a powerful alien race


Relics - Ancient Enemy, #2

Relics
  • Number: B004GNECGK
  • Release: 2010-12-14
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: BWL Publishing Inc.
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The year is 2023, and an alien invader has infiltrated the human race. In a dangerous future threatened by aliens and infiltrated by hybrids, archeologist Celene Dupres witnesses her father's murder. Vowing to avenge him and retrieve his precious alien relics, she finds the perfect ally and protector. But the man she trusts, the man with whom she is falling in love, is the secret agent sent to kill her. Kin, however is more than a killing machine. Despite his love for Celene, can he accomplish his gruesome mission, and save humanity from the threat embedded in her DNA?


Anaz-Voohri - Ancient Enemy, #1

Anaz-Voohri
  • Number: B004A90FZM
  • Release: 2010-10-30
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: BWL Publishing Inc.
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The Anaz-voohri have returned from the stars after eight hundred years, to claim the planet of their ancestors... a blue orb named Earth. Since he witnessed the abduction of his baby sister by an alien creature, Zack will stop at nothing to rescue her, even if it means joining the Special Forces. But Tia Vargas, the reckless Amazon training the secret unit for a highly classified mission, has no use for this handsome, rebellious recruit, at least not on the battlefield, until Zack’s farfetched stories prove to be true, and tragedy strikes


Black Jaguar - The Chronicles of Kassouk, #3

Black Jaguar
  • Number: B004A14PN8
  • Release: 2010-10-29
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc
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Kahuel of Yalta, nicknamed Black Jaguar like his emerald-eyed feline, volunteered to sail away on his brother's Galleon go get away from his roguish past, and prove his worth as a blood prince. When a typhoon hits, and he realizes the powerful Mutant who commandeered the expedition has ulterior motives, his world is turned upside down.

Talina of the Chosen has never seen a foreigner, until destiny brings to her shores a group of baffling strangers who cannot read minds… among them a prince, and the Lost Daughter of the prophecy. She knows her fate is about to change, but the Star People protecting her clan view the outsiders as a threat to their crucial experiment.

Can Black Jaguar, with his few warriors and felines, simple weapons and Human ingenuity, save Talina and her people from a horrible fate? Against impossible odds, can he prevail upon a highly advanced enemy?


Alien Lockdown

Alien Lockdown
  • Number: B00495XUT0
  • Release: 2010-10-25
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: BWL Publishing Inc.
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The year is 3033, and deep in the bowels of the underground galactic prison, something has gone terribly wrong. Rhonda Alendresis never wanted this prison job. When the civilians vanish and an earthquake damages the nuclear reactor, she must go down to repair it with Captain Perfect himself, Cole Riggeur, who always plays by the rules and never trusted a woman in his life. But deep in the underground penitentiary, the most wicked convicts in the Galaxy are loose, and a treacherous shape-shifter plans his revenge. Disconnected from the Garrison, against impossible odds, Cole and Rhonda now face their greatest challenge... trusting each other in order to survive.


Red Leopard - The Chronicles of Kassouk, #2

Red Leopard
  • Number: B003EV5T6C
  • Release: 2010-03-30
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc
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In charge of the fortress of Kassouk in the King's absence, what is Terek to do when a Goddian spacecraft lands in his medieval backyard, and the striking woman leading the galactic party insists on colonization?

Galya, the Goddian Princess commanding the geological vessel, is bent on finding a crystal with unusual hyper-conductor properties. And the futile resistance of the local population isn’t going to stop her. Not even that defiant tribal chief nicknamed Red Leopard, like the infernal feline that follows him everywhere.

Terek and his band of swordsmen and felines must defend their people’s freedom, no matter the cost. But with this unexpected arrival, an old prophecy surfaces, taking new meaning and carrying a new threat...

When political intrigues, greed, murder and betrayal tip the scales, whom can Galya really trust? Her fellow Goddians? the Mutants bred to serve her race? or her primitive Human enemy?


Coyote Gorgeous

Coyote Gorgeous
  • Number:
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Arizona Game Ranger Madison Huntley, investigating a wild animal attack on a ranch in Cave Creek, discovers disturbing details. If she didn't know better, she'd say the legends frightening the ranch hand might be true. But Madison isn't just a wilderness cop. As a biologist and a wild life expert, she believes in facts and science, not scary tales.

Kaletaka, a Hopi Native, enjoys fame among the white man, forging haunting sculptures of half gods, half humans. When he awakens bloody, with no recollection of what he did the night before, he remembers the legends of his tribe, and the meaning of his name. But as hard as he tries, can he escape his destiny?

Can Madison solve the mystery killings and insure the safety of the town? Let alone her own safety? For each step closer to the truth and to Kaletaka, unleashes an unspeakable evil, and no one is safe...


White Tiger - The Chronicles of Kassouk, #1

White Tiger
  • Number: B002K2QLJU
  • Release: 2009-07-31
  • Author: Vijaya Schartz
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc
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On the frozen plains of Kassouk, where a few aliens rule as deities on a medieval Human world, Tora -- a Human warrior trained by tigers -- seeks her father's murderer. But what she finds at the point of her sword confuses her. How dare Dragomir, the handsome Mutant, question her bloodline and her loyalties? And could a new enemy control the savage hordes of the fringe?

Dragomir offers to help, but Humans and Mutants are forbidden to fraternize under penalty of death... Should Tora trust her mind, her instincts, or her heart?

In the vortex of war, treason and intrique... among blizzards, avalanches and ambushes... will Tora solve the mystery of her father's death and unveil the secret of her birth? Can she and Dragomir escape persecutions long enough to save their planet from the invaders and fulfill their destiny?


Book Library

  • Angel Mine Angel Mine
  • Snow Cheetah Snow Cheetah
  • Archangel Checkmate Archangel Checkmate
  • Ashes for the Elephant God Ashes for the Elephant God
  • Crusader Crusader
  • A Desperado For Christmas A Desperado For Christmas
  • Borealis Black Dragon Borealis Black Dragon
  • Blue Lioness Blue Lioness
  • Twice Upon a Time Twice Upon a Time
  • Snatched Snatched
  • Kicking Bots Kicking Bots
  • Relics Relics
  • Anaz-Voohri Anaz-Voohri
  • Black Jaguar Black Jaguar
  • Alien Lockdown Alien Lockdown
  • Red Leopard Red Leopard
  • Coyote Gorgeous Coyote Gorgeous
  • White Tiger White Tiger