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Forsaking the Dragon – Audiobook

Excited to announce

Forsaking the Dragon

is now available in audiobook format!

Seven thousand years ago, a lie was born to hide a destructive truth—a Kalleen princess defended her Amethystine love to her dying breath.

For millennia, Amethystine dragons have been banished from the Kalleen Kingdom, their very existence erased from the annals of history. But some claim in the icy wastelands to which they were exiled, the Amethystines survived and waited for an opportunity to reclaim their land and birthright.

To protect her kingdom from the wicked and powerful temples that challenge her rule, dragon queen Amelia ventures into the ice-swept mountains in search of legends. The path proves treacherous, and the dragons she seeks may be the greatest threat she has yet faced.

Accompanying Amelia on this journey, Conner will stop at nothing to protect her, hoping his devotion and loyalty will be enough to overcome the secrets and family legacy he has kept hidden from the woman he loves. As Amelia delves deeper into Amethystine lands, she must contend with the ancestral hatred from those her kingdom wronged centuries before, while finding a way to convince the Amethystines that if they fail to stand together both kingdoms will fall. To forge such an alliance, the Amethystine council demands a shocking price, one Amelia may not be willing to pay.

Audible https://www.audible.com/pd/Forsaking-the-Dragon-Audiobook/B0B398WMBH?qid=1655230715&sr=1-1&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=BSW9T98C7XPXNWR2218A

Also available in ebook, paperback and hardback formats: https://books2read.com/u/3R6Qdv

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Dragon Illustrations

Excited to share two new dragon illustrations

From the Flames of Kalleen

dragon-shifter fantasy-romance series!

Illustrated by the incredible Raven Quinn, these dragons will be featured in the paperback copies of Forsaking the Dragon, the third novel in the Flames of Kalleen series! 

First is a green Kalleen Dragon, the form which Sir Gwain takes upon transformation. The pentangle upon his chest represents the virtues to which Gwain aspires, and was drawn from the Arthurian myth of Sir Gwain and the Green Knight. 

In my fantasy novel, Gwain is Captain of the Guard and a loyal, trusted friend of dragon queen Amelia. 

The second is a drawing of a Venenum Dragon. These dragons, first seen in Releasing the Dragon, have a decayed appearance, with their bodies covered with gaping wounds and exposed bones in their rotting flesh. Also, note the rattle-snake like tail. 

More details concerning these dragons will be revealed in book 3, which releases May 24, 2022! 

More information on the novel can be found here:

Cover by: Skyla Dawn Cameron

7,000 years ago a lie was born to hide a destructive truth—

a Kalleen Princess defended her Amethystine love to her dying breath.

***

For millennia, Amethystine dragons have been banished from the Kalleen Kingdom, their very existence erased from the annals of history. But some claim, in the icy wastelands to which they were exiled, the Amethystines survived and waited for an opportunity to reclaim their land and birthright.

To protect her kingdom from the wicked and powerful temples that challenge her rule, Dragon Queen Amelia ventures into the ice-swept mountains in search of legends. The path proves treacherous, and the dragons she seeks may be the greatest threat she has yet faced.

Accompanying Amelia on this journey, Conner will stop at nothing to protect her, hoping his devotion and loyalty will be enough to overcome the secrets and family legacy he has kept hidden from the woman he loves.

As Amelia delves deeper into Amethystine lands, she must contend with the ancestral hatred from those her kingdom wronged centuries before, while finding a way to convince the Amethystines that if they fail to stand together both kingdoms will fall. To forge such an alliance, the Amethystine council demands a shocking price, one Amelia may not be willing to pay.

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Release Date: May 24, 2022

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Forsaking the Dragon: Pre-Order

Cover by: Skyla Dawn Cameron

Forsaking the Dragon:

Flames of Kalleen book III

7,000 years ago a lie was born to hide a destructive truth—

a Kalleen Princess defended her Amethystine love to her dying breath.

***

For millennia, Amethystine dragons have been banished from the Kalleen Kingdom, their very existence erased from the annals of history. But some claim, in the icy wastelands to which they were exiled, the Amethystines survived and waited for an opportunity to reclaim their land and birthright.

To protect her kingdom from the wicked and powerful temples that challenge her rule, Dragon Queen Amelia ventures into the ice-swept mountains in search of legends. The path proves treacherous, and the dragons she seeks may be the greatest threat she has yet faced.

Accompanying Amelia on this journey, Conner will stop at nothing to protect her, hoping his devotion and loyalty will be enough to overcome the secrets and family legacy he has kept hidden from the woman he loves.

As Amelia delves deeper into Amethystine lands, she must contend with the ancestral hatred from those her kingdom wronged centuries before, while finding a way to convince the Amethystines that if they fail to stand together both kingdoms will fall. To forge such an alliance, the Amethystine council demands a shocking price, one Amelia may not be willing to pay.

Return to the Kingdom of Kalleen…

Pre-Order Now: https://books2read.com/u/3R6Qdv

Release date: May 24, 2022

Audiobook and Paperback links coming soon

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Vampire Interview

I recently gave a live recorded interview with book blogger and fellow author Des M. Astor on my background in vampire lore and fiction and my own vampire novels the vampire novels. For those who don’t know, my MA degree had a focus on vampire literature and I have spoken at various conferences on vampires all over the world, from Oxford, to Romania, to New Orleans. I wanted to share the interview here, along with a link to the book series we discuss in the interview!

Interview can be found here: https://therealdesastr.com/2022/02/26/books-with-a-bite-forever-chosen-vampire-brides-by-k-l-bone-book-blog-post/

Forever Chosen:

Vampire Brides

Amazon:
http://mybook.to/foreverchosen

Audible:

 http://bit.ly/foreverchosenaudible

Goodreads:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/45356965-forever-chosen

Five hundred years ago, Hayden fell into Caleb’s brutal hands, the ruthless vampire who first claimed his mortal life, then his mind. Tortured into absolute submission, Hayden spent centuries at the powerful lord’s right hand, a broken shell of the man he had once been. Until the night he was sent to kill ‘her’. Katherine, a young woman whose innocence and sweet nature woke a part of him Hayden had thought long dead.

After joining forces with the local vampire clan, Hayden turned on his master, betraying the man he had sworn to eternally obey. However, before the villain could be laid to permanent rest, Caleb vanished.

Katherine fell hard for Hayden’s protective nature, while his mysterious aura captivated her. Yet after only a single night in his arms, Hayden pushed her away, stating their love could never be. Confused by the rejection, Katherine struggled to move forward, left with no options but to deny her heart the battered soul it craved.

Now, Caleb has returned, set on delivering vengeance against both the man who betrayed him, and the catalyst for his defection. Katherine and Hayden must discover a way to avoid Caleb’s evil intent, while determining if there is any future for their love.

Forever Chosen is a novella featured in the Vampire Brides series.

Books in the Vampire Brides series can be read in any order.

More series information can be found here: https://klbone.com/midnight-coven-novellas/

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Character Art: Princess Amelia

I am excited to share this new illustration of:

Princess Amelia of Kalleen

Heroine from the Flames of Kalleen

Bestselling adult fantasy-romance

Dragon-shifter series!

Illustration by: Vii Morte

Here’s more information on Book I of the Flames of Kalleen series, 

Embracing the Dragon

Can a human heart withstand the flames of a dragon’s soul? 

For centuries, the dragons of Kalleen have ruled the skies. Blessed by the goddess of fire, those born of her power are destined to exist within two worlds, while fully belonging to neither.

As a daughter of the dragon queen, Amelia has always been torn between her humanity and winged form. In meeting Stephen, she found a blossoming love that gave her hope of finding balance.

A dream destroyed when her sister, and future queen, sets her sights upon the same man.

Forced from her lover’s side, Amelia embraces a self-imposed exile, taking refuge in the northern mountains. In this new life of solitude, she banishes painful memories by retreating to her dragon form, sheltering the wounded girl within.

Yet it is an isolation that cannot last, as the new dragon queen’s cruelty bears down upon the kingdom, allowing an ancient enemy to rise. Drawn from her banishment by the pleas of friends, Amelia must choose. Will she embrace the destructive beast within? Or draw upon the frail humanity that lingers dimly in her soul, in a desperate attempt to help her people, and mend a broken heart?

Now Available: 

Ebook/paperback b&w: https://books2read.com/u/3LpMaM

Special Edition Color paperback: https://amzn.to/2Ouac22

Audible: https://adbl.co/2x7whvO 

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Character Art: Kaliyah

I am excited to share this illustration of

Kaliyah, a dragon queen of Kalleen

&

Villainess from the bestselling Flames of Kalleen

Dragon-shifter fantasy-romance series.

Illustration by: Vii Morte Art

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ViiMorteArt

Here’s more information on Book I of the series,

Embracing the Dragon.

Can a human heart withstand the flames of a dragon’s soul? 

For centuries, the dragons of Kalleen have ruled the skies. Blessed by the goddess of fire, those born of her power are destined to exist within two worlds, while fully belonging to neither.

As a daughter of the dragon queen, Amelia has always been torn between her humanity and winged form. In meeting Stephen, she found a blossoming love that gave her hope of finding balance.

A dream destroyed when her sister, and future queen, sets her sights upon the same man.

Forced from her lover’s side, Amelia embraces a self-imposed exile, taking refuge in the northern mountains. In this new life of solitude, she banishes painful memories by retreating to her dragon form, sheltering the wounded girl within.

Yet it is an isolation that cannot last, as the new dragon queen’s cruelty bears down upon the kingdom, allowing an ancient enemy to rise. Drawn from her banishment by the pleas of friends, Amelia must choose. Will she embrace the destructive beast within? Or draw upon the frail humanity that lingers dimly in her soul, in a desperate attempt to help her people, and mend a broken heart?

Now Available: 

Ebook/paperback b&w: https://books2read.com/u/3LpMaM

Special Edition Color paperback: https://amzn.to/2Ouac22

Audible: https://adbl.co/2x7whvO 

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Princess Amelia – Character Art

Here is an illustration of Princess Amelia & her dragon from my

Flames of Kalleen

dragon-shifter fantasy romance series:

Illustration by: Solaice

Want to know more about the story?

Embracing the Dragon

Can a human heart withstand the flames of a dragon’s soul? 

As a daughter of the dragon queen, Amelia has always been torn between her humanity and winged form. In meeting Stephen, she found a blossoming love that gave her hope of finding balance.

A dream destroyed when her sister, and future queen, sets her sights upon the same man.

Forced from her lover’s side, Amelia embraces a self-imposed exile, taking refuge in the northern mountains. In this new life of solitude, she banishes painful memories by retreating to her dragon form, sheltering the wounded girl within.

Yet it is an isolation that cannot last, as the new dragon queen’s cruelty bears down upon the kingdom, allowing an ancient enemy to rise. Drawn from her banishment by the pleas of friends, Amelia must choose. Will she embrace the destructive beast within? Or draw upon the frail humanity that lingers dimly in her soul, in a desperate attempt to help her people, and mend a broken heart?

Now Available: 

Ebook: https://books2read.com/u/3LpMaM

Paperback Special Edition Color: https://amzn.to/2Ouac22

Audible – https://adbl.co/2x7whvO 

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Dragon-Shifter Princess Illustration

I was delighted to learn this morning that I won an art contest for a drawing of an original book character! The artist drew their interpretation of Princess Amelia from my Flames of Kalleen dragon shifter series.

I wanted to share the drawing with all of you!

Drawing by: CaptainMorrigan

Artist Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/CaptainMorri

Artist webpage: deviantart.com/captainmorri

Curious about the book?

Embracing the Dragon is book 1 in the bestselling Flames of Kalleen fantasy romance/paranormal romance dragon-shifter series.

More info here:

Can a human heart withstand the flames of a dragon’s soul? 

For centuries, the dragons of Kalleen have ruled the skies. Blessed by the goddess of fire, those born of her power are destined to exist within two worlds, while fully belonging to neither.

As the younger daughter of the dragon queen, Amelia has always been torn between her humanity and winged form. In meeting Stephen, she found a blossoming love that gave her hope of finding balance.

A dream destroyed when her sister, and future queen, sets her sights upon the same man.

Forced from her lover’s side, Amelia embraces a self-imposed exile, taking refuge in the northern mountains. In this new life of solitude, she banishes painful memories by retreating to her dragon form, sheltering the wounded girl within.

Yet it is an isolation that cannot last, as the new dragon queen’s cruelty bears down upon the kingdom, allowing an ancient enemy to rise. Drawn from her banishment by the pleas of friends, Amelia must choose. Will she embrace the destructive beast within? Or draw upon the frail humanity that lingers dimly in her soul, in a desperate attempt to help her people, and mend a broken heart?

Now Available: 

Ebook: https://books2read.com/u/3LpMaM

Audible – https://adbl.co/2x7whvO 

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Releasing the Dragon – Audiobook

Book II in the Bestselling

Flames of Kalleen

Paranormal Romance Series

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7,000 years ago, an Amethystine dragon fell in love with a Kalleen princess, and nearly uncovered an unholy truth. As a consequence, to protect the status quo, the Amethystine were banished from the kingdom, their very existence wiped from the epics of history. 

***

Plagued by inescapable nightmares, Amelia wonders if the unknown dragon in her dreams, whose boundless fury destroys all she loves, is a glimpse of an ancient past…or uncertain future? 

Despite her fears, the newly crowned Dragon Queen must find the courage to face the kingdom’s darkest secrets. Evil truths that those who prefer the old ways, especially the temple’s powerful leaders, will go to any length to keep in eternal shadow. 

Standing steadfast by her side, Amelia’s Captain Gwain, and newfound love Conner, strive to assist her. In their quest to forge a new kingdom, one free from oppression of those not blessed with a dragon form, Amelia delves deeper into the temple’s corruption and uncovers the horrors wrought upon her kingdom’s children in the name of control and power. A necessary task, for a better future, but her revelations could spark a civil war between the temples’ devoted followers and those sworn to the royal dragon bloodline.

Narrated by: Kylie Stewart

Now Available:

Audible: https://adbl.co/2SqJpZj

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2DWyG0S

iTunes: https://apple.co/2DbDnCm

Also available in paperback & e-book formats:

Amazon: http://a.co/d/4VwOUUy
iBooks: https://apple.co/2yUd2Xc
B&N: https://bit.ly/2ymrvvN
Paperback B&W: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1728875412
Paperback Color: https://amzn.to/2PiYnix
Goodreads: https://bit.ly/2SdZG0V

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Releasing the Dragon – Now Available!

Book II in the Bestselling

Flames of Kalleen

Paranormal Romance Series

ReleasingtheDragon-Kindle

7,000 years ago, an Amethystine dragon fell in love with a Kalleen princess, and nearly uncovered an unholy truth. As a consequence, to protect the status quo, the Amethystine were banished from the kingdom, their very existence wiped from the epics of history. 

***

Plagued by inescapable nightmares, Amelia wonders if the unknown dragon in her dreams, whose boundless fury destroys all she loves, is a glimpse of an ancient past…or uncertain future? 

Despite her fears, the newly crowned Dragon Queen must find the courage to face the kingdom’s darkest secrets. Evil truths that those who prefer the old ways, especially the temple’s powerful leaders, will go to any length to keep in eternal shadow. 

Standing steadfast by her side, Amelia’s Captain Gwain, and newfound love Conner, strive to assist her. In their quest to forge a new kingdom, one free from oppression of those not blessed with a dragon form, Amelia delves deeper into the temple’s corruption and uncovers the horrors wrought upon her kingdom’s children in the name of control and power. A necessary task, for a better future, but her revelations could spark a civil war between the temples’ devoted followers and those sworn to the royal dragon bloodline.

Now Available:

Amazon: http://a.co/d/4VwOUUy
iBooks: https://apple.co/2yUd2Xc
B&N: https://bit.ly/2ymrvvN
Paperback B&W: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1728875412
Paperback Color: https://amzn.to/2PiYnix
Goodreads: https://bit.ly/2SdZG0V 

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Featuring dragon illustrations by Raven Quinn!

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