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Colleen Gleason is the international best-selling author of The Gardella Vampire Chronicles. She has written more than fifteen books for New American Library, MIRA Books, and HarperCollins (writing as Joss Ware). Her books have been translated into more than seven languages.

She writes full-time and lives in the Midwest United States with her family.

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Entwined: The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle
Price: Free! Words: 20,500. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Avid Press. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Historical/Regency
The first in a serialized collection of the erotic adventures of Jane in the jungle. Praise for the erotic novels of Colette Gale: “Erotically wicked! Spellbinding!” – Bertrice Small “Dark, extravagant eroticism…” – RITA winner and Bestselling Author Pam Rosenthal “Inventive and steamy!” -- M. J. Rose, bestselling author of The Reincarnationist
The Cards of Life and Death
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011 by Avid Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
A small-town summer romance spiced up with moonlit boat rides, handsome neighbors, and a haunted deck of Tarot cards. In the tradition of Barbara Michaels and Mary Stewart comes a new take on a modern gothic by bestselling author Colleen Gleason.
The Shop of Shades and Secrets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by Avid Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Fiona Murphy inherits a small antiques shop from an old man she met only once, she’s filled with surprise, confusion and delight. Then strange things begin to happen, and she's certain the shop is haunted. But the stiff and proper Gideon Nath doesn't believe her when she says she's seen a ghost....until they find a skeleton in the closet.
Lavender Vows
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by Avid Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A novella of passion and love in Medieval England. Lord Bernard of Derkland needs to find a wife, if for no other reason than to satisfy his father and his incessant badgering. He has no interest in marrying, but when he meets the beautiful and gentle Joanna of Swerthmore, he knows immediately that she is the one. The only problem is: she's already wed.
A Whisper of Rosemary
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,720. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by Avid Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A full-length novel of love and intrigue in Medieval England. Maris of Langumont is loathe to be bartered off to a husband merely because she is a great heiress. Dirick of Derkland is driven by the need to find his father's murderer. But then he meets the lovely Maris of Langumont--and when she is abducted, he rushes to the rescue. Unfortunately, she believes he is her abductor
Sanctuary of Roses
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,760. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Avid Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A full-length novel of romance and intrigue in the court of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine... Lady Madelyne de Belgrume has been hiding from her abusive father for a decade...but when Lord Gavin Mal Verne discovers her identity, she is forced to leave the sanctuary of the abbey and join him at the king's court. Can this war-hardened knight find love with a serene nun?
Siberian Treasure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Avid Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In the tradition of Clive Cussler: an international thriller about a group of geo-terrorists who will stop at nothing to save the earth...even murder. Marina Alexander is drawn against her will into a high-stakes, international intrigue that will challenge her beyond any other adventure...if she stays alive.
Victoria Gardella: Vampire Slayer
Price: Free! Words: 24,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010 by Avid Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(Previously published in The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance) Introducing the international bestselling Gardella Vampire Chronicles series. 1820: Victoria Gardella tries to enjoy a ball with her new beau, Lord Rockley--but when bloodthirsty vampires invade, she must leave the fun in order to employ her stake alongside a grim Max Pesaro (vampire slayer) and the mysterious Sebastian Vioget.

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