Rachel Van Dyken is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author of regency and contemporary romances. When she's not writing you can find her drinking coffee at Starbucks and plotting her next book while watching The Bachelor.
She keeps her home in Idaho with her Husband and their snoring Boxer, Sir Winston Churchill. She loves to hear from readers! You can follow her writing journey at www.rachelvandykenauthor.com
A revolving door across the college suite I somehow got stuck with.
They don't discriminate.
They'll fix you're broken heart...
For a price...
I should have stayed away from Knox Turner the minute he opened his mouth.
When the last drop of blood falls--mine will be spilled.
Only one person stands in the way.
She doesn't realize I'll kill her too.
I don't own a heart.
And even if I did--I wouldn't fall prey to it's lies again.
I am Chase Abandonato.
Heir to a legacy of betrayal.
And I will kill them all.
I'm a werewolf King.
For centuries I've been alone, choosing to live a life of modesty despite my wealth.
I deserve to be punished.
I crave things I have no business craving.
Especially since she arrived.
Vampire. Orphan. Beaten.
My blood calls to her in a way that makes no sense.
I'm a wolf.
She's a vampire.
All it takes is one bite.
To doom us all.
I'm. In. Hell.
Also known as the Cosa Nostra.
I wish I would have known--that my life was over the minute I stepped off the plane.
Son to a murdered mob boss.
Heir to a throne of murder and lies.
My name is Dante Nicolasi.
And there will be blood.
Steal, the follow-up standalone rockstar romance to the #1NYT Bestseller Keep…
It's easy to lose yourself in someone you love.
Easier to lose yourself in someone you hate…
I didn't think it could get any worse than having to babysit a bunch of spoiled musicians on set — keeping them out of trouble is a cakewalk compared to seeing my ex daily.
Seaside, Oregon isn't big enough for both of us
I have a world to save.
Now, if only, she would just let me do it rather than fighting me at every turn. I've lived lifetimes as the most irresistible being on the planet.
Only to meet my match.
They say hells hot. They're wrong.
Because Hope, my little human, is way hotter.
And before this is over she may just singe me alive.
My names shouted on rooftops, it's written on bras, on the inside of bathroom stalls, hell my name is everywhere to say my name is to experience an orgasm without ever leaving your damn house.
My name is Zane Andrews.
I'm a rock god.
I'm also...a virgin.
Pretty things aren't meant to be broken.
But I broke her, and now we both have to pay the price.
I'm her nightmare.
I'm her savior.
And now that I have her signature on an ironclad contract, I own her body and soul.
She doesn't remember me.
To touch a Dark One is death.
To talk to an immortal is suicide.
Yet, I've been marked by both.
And the King of the immortals.
My life is no longer my own.
And now I know the truth, my life was never mine to begin with.
It was theirs.
It's always been theirs.
*This short novella IS included in the back of Elicit (book 4) but many people have been requesting it be set apart, if you own Elicit, you don't need to purchase this novella*
Trace is about to ask her mob boss husband to do the unthinkable...allow his enemy Phoenix De Lange to train her in combat, the very same enemy who nearly killed her the year before.
Phoenix must prove he's changed.
Ten hours before our wedding--I made a mockery of her dying wish.
Five hours before we were going to say our vows--I promised I'd never love her.
One hour before I said I do--I vowed I'd never shed a tear over her death.
But the minute we were pronounced man and wife--I knew.
I'd give my life for hers.
Being level-headed and even-keeled is a thing of the past. Sir Colin Wilde’s broken heart has sent him over the edge. And he is convinced the only way to get over the loss of Lady Gemma is to lose himself in debauchery.
Taking his cue from the private bachelor journal of Viscount Maddox, he presses forward in his quest to become the most notorious rake the ton has ever seen.
Driven to distraction by the redhead across the room, Anthony Benson barely hears the terms of his brother’s challenge before agreeing to them.
No matter. It will be easy. Viscount Maddox has never had any problem impressing the ladies. And four weeks is more than enough time to win over this so obviously neglected wallflower.
But things are never as easy as they seem.
The Season has only just begun, but already Ambrose Benson is bored…until his brother offers him a challenge. Something worthy of his particular talents.
The object: The girl hiding behind the plants—the one in the horrible dress.
The goal: Turn her into the envy of the ton. A lady suitable for a duke.
Lords Anthony and Ambrose Benson, along with their friend Sir Colin Wilde, endeavor to liven the boredom of the season by offering themselves a small challenge: make the wallflower the toast of the ton, win over the most difficult debutante, and prove themselves the worst of rakes.
But things are never as easy as they seem at first to be.
All three books included.
In the mafia only the strong survive.
Joyce loves Luca.
Luca loves Joyce.
Frank only loves his family and will do anything to protect it, even if it means sacrificing his brothers happiness.
Go back to the beginning where the drama of the Elect starts.
Where true love tried to conquer all.
Where true love tried...and failed.
Lead singer of AD2 Demetri Daniels only wants one thing...
To marry the love of his life and make the day perfect for her.
But perfect isn't exactly happening, not with his sister-in-law going into labor, or with rabid fans discovering their wedding location, or birds suddenly attacking the rehearsal dinner.
Elite from Nixon and Chase's POV...
There's a side to every story...
Ours isn't pretty...
Then again, what's pretty about the mafia?
Trace Rooks, that's what.
But she only wants one of us--and I'll kill him before I let him have her.
Ashton Wolfsbane, Earl of Grimm, has taken a vow of celibacy after blaming himself for his sister in laws death. After a failed suicide attempt, he's dedicated his life to bring justice to the weak making it his personal vendetta to be the death dealer to the wicked, also known as The Grimm Reaper.
"We must marry at once!' Stefan, Duke of Montmouth declared, fully expecting his betrothed to be delighted he had come to her rescue. But Rosalind refuses. She's insulting, infuriating, intoxicating and alluring enough to drive a man insane. With the fortitude of a sailor shipwrecked, abandoned, and a soldier warring for his life, Stefan decides to lay siege to the greatest prize, her heart.
Find out if love prevails in this regency retelling of how Beauty tamed the savage beast.
Scarred at a young age, Dominique Maksylov, Royal Prince of Russia, has lived a reclusive life. As a musical prodigy, he's known worldwide, but few ever see his face.
Until Isabelle Hartwell enters his life.
What happens when one is both Hunter and wolf?
And how does a woman protect her heart from one who has the power to destroy everything she holds dear?
Hunter Wolfsbane, Duke of Haverstone, should have never taken the mission...not after meeting her, not after kissing her, not after wanting her.
A regency retelling of Little Red Riding Hood.
He was my best friend.
Until he became my enemy.
All within the span of one night.
The rapid fire of gunshots became the soundtrack to my life.
This is the mafia. Lines are blurred. Choices are never black and white.
I thought he was dead.
I thought wrong.
Now he's back and he wants something.
Nobody ever said the mafia played fair.
Welcome to The Family.
Boxed set special promo of NYT bestselling Ruin series. Each book is stand alone.
Ruin: Kiersten meets Wes and her life is forever changed.
Toxic: Gabe has a secret...one that could destroy everyone.
Fearless: Wes and Kierstens extended Happily Ever After.
My name is Tex Campisi. I'm cursed, neglected, wicked and scorned, the five families greatest enemy, an enemy they never knew they had.
Until it was too late.
They say blood always wins out.
Welcome to the Dark side of The Family.
Where the only way out is death...yours
Beth and Jace wake up in a hotel room together without any recollection of the night before. The media has a hay day and Grandma Nadine whisks them off to Hawaii to save the day. Only, her version of saving the day includes curses, spiders, possessed donkeys, and couples therapy. To make it through alive....they're going to have to rely on each other.
Jaded rock star, Demetri Daniels is in Hell, also known as Seaside, Oregon. Left by his brother to finish off his stint in rehab, he's nursing a broken heart and trying to rebuilt his shattered reputation of a drug addict and player when small town taffy shop girl Alyssa walks into his life.
Rock star Alec Daniels has it all. Love, fame, money... But being in the limelight isn't all it’s cracked up to be, and after one bad choice comes back to haunt him he is left picking up the pieces of his carefully constructed life. Now he faces the toughest decision of his life. One wrong move could destroy everything. His girlfriend, his family, and his future.
Things start going awry in High School Senior Nat Murray's life when popular boy band AD2 suddenly arrive in the sleepy town of Seaside, Oregon. Both can't seem to leave her alone. One fills her life with color, the other infuses her soul with passion. How do you choose when your heart's divided?
From NYT Bestselling Author Rachel Van Dyken comes the third book in the bestselling New Adult Mafia Series...
Chase Abandanato agrees to Mil Delanges marriage proposal. The plan is to offer her protection from her mafia family for a year. They've been enemies since they were kids, and now they have to pretend to be lovers, especially since someones out to destroy them both.
Series: Ruin, Book 3.
Published: March 9, 2014.
Fiction » Romance » New adult
When I met Kiersten, time stood still. It was as if every cell in my body screamed HER. I couldn't look away, I couldn't walk away, I couldn't even move. My other half, my soul mate, was staring right at me. I had to have her. I had to make her mine. This is the continuation of Wes and Kierstens story.
Everyone has a secret...
Gabe Hyde is on borrowed time. Keeping his identity a secret isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when he meets Saylor. A girl who reminds him of one he used to love--a girl who has the power to break down every wall he's ever built.
Everyone has a secret. His just may destroy them both.
A list celebrity Jamie Jaymeson is getting sent back to Hell also known as Seaside, Oregon after some unsavory pictures go viral. All he has to do is keep it in his pants for two months. He can do anything for two months!
Until innocent pastors daughter, Pris, gets thrown into the mix. And suddenly, his world is turned upside down.
From #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Rachel Van Dyken...
What do you do when your hearts divided? How do you choose when what you want and what you need are two very different things? Nat Murray's life is turned upside down the minute famous duo AD2 step into the sleepy town of Seaside, Oregon.
Men fall hard. Rockstars? Fall harder. The conclusion to Alec and Nat's story.
Her brown eyes met mine. And I lost it. Every single fear that I was holding on to snapped.
Forget needing to calm down.
I couldn’t stop my heart from beating out of my chest, and I didn’t want to. I just wanted to touch her, to tell her how pretty she was.. I wanted to promise her forever.
Sometimes when you think it's the end, it's only the beginning. Wes thought he could save me, but in giving me everything, he ruined me. Because after one kiss, one touch, I couldn't--I wouldn't ever be the same.
And from that moment on, his heartbeat became my own.