A Trial by Blood
The Thornheart Trials #3
After a lifetime of suffering, I'm ready to end it all…Preferably before my Trial begins.
I'm more useful dead than alive—Death is demanding my soul as payment for a debt he believes my family owes, and Ronan, the cold-blooded dhampir who can't seem to stay away from me, can help end my pain.
But when the call to Trial comes sooner than expected, I must answer and risk Death's wrath, and the fate of those I love most. Ronan’s vowed to protect me...but the ice in his veins has turned to fire and his need for me has the power to set us both ablaze.
As everything I believed is tested to the limit, I'll have to fight—for my coven, and a future I never dreamed I was destined for...
Witches, vampire/dhampir romance, fated mates, emotionless/inexperienced hero, virgin heroine, touch her and die, tearing off limbs as a love language, orgasmic bites, healing licks.
Blood, gore, graphic violence, child sexual/physical abuse (alluded to, non-graphic, off-page), explicit sex, illness (believed to be terminal), graphic physical descriptions caused by illness, vomit (non-graphic), cutting for blood magic