KU Halloween Reads
Halloween is upon us at last! Sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, ghouls, ghosts, monsters, reapers, demons, witches, and warlocks.
There's nothing better than a good book as you sit curled up in a warm blanket while the leaves fall outside your window. So I've compiled several excellent reads all available in Kindle Unlimited just for you!
This is a list of my favorite books, or highly recommended books on my TBR perfect for October. I had a lot of fun compiling this list for you.
Just click on the covers to borrow it on Kindle Unlimited and enjoy your spooky reads!
* Disclaimer: If you don't have Kindle Unlimited, please check prices before buying - The ratings also range from PG to R *
LEGACY by LJ SWALLOW
What's worse than being pursued by the Four Horsemen? Discovering you're the Fifth. Verity Jameson's day switches from mundane to disastrous when she runs down a stranger with her car. Fortunately for Vee, she can't kill Death. Death, who just happens to be one of the Four Horsemen, and he's looking for her. The Four Horsemen spend life preventing the end of the world, not bringing on an apocalypse. As gatekeepers of the portals which exist between the human world and other realms, the team fight to keep the portals closed and the supernatural forces under control. Without their fifth member, the Four Horsemen are losing the battle. Now they've found Verity and what they tell her goes far beyond the conspiracy theories Vee spends her free time investigating.
GRAVEYARD ROSE by GINNY CLYDE
In a world where the undead and other demonic creatures run at large, the Guardians, a special rank of men are all that stand between the citizens of Maldorfina and the legions of monsters that hide in the deep, dark Carpathian forests. Seventeen year old Lenara Gerrickson, a lone female Guardian, struggles to maintain her position while going on her own secret missions into the dark woods. Betrayed in love, all she has is family and honor. As she rides out to face the threat of a new breed of werewolves, her intuition warns her against unforeseen horror. Her very existence comes under peril…until the day fate puts her in the path of a masked man. Can she find love in this dark and desolate world, or will she perish in the line of duty? Here begins the incredible tale of a lost maiden, and a mysterious, gentleman who calls himself a beast...
CHASING RABBITS by ERIN BEDFORD
Alice was wrong – Wonderland wasn’t so wonderful after all. Kat never expected to be back in her hometown, but when house sitting turns into a mad rabbit chase, Kat finds herself with a whole new set of problems. A two headed bird with a Game of Thrones obsession, a party full of tea addicts, and a Cheshire Cat who could seduce the pants off her grandma? And if the citizens weren’t bad enough their prince was off his rocker. This wasn’t your run of the mill Wonderland. This was the Fae world, where rules are rules, and some things are exactly as they seem.
THE REAPERS by ALI WINTERS
The balance of life and death must be protected at all costs. Without Reapers, people don’t die. Without death, there would be an apocalypse. As a Reaper, a marked soul has never managed to escape Nivian. At least, not until she meets Kain. Nivian knows he’s different by more than just his startling green eyes or the way he sends her pulse racing. As a Hunter, Kain is one of the chosen meant to protect the balance between life and death. And to protect that balance, his sole purpose is to destroy Reapers. With Reapers disappearing, the balance is thrown into turmoil. Kain and Nivian are both tasked to right it. But doing so means that one of them must die.
THE CHOSEN KNIGHTS by MARY TING
When teens go missing in Hawaii, a group of demon-hunters—half human and half angel—disguised as high school students, must leave Crossroads, the place where they reside. In a race against time, they uncover the mystery connecting the missing teens, which dates back to the era of the Knights Templar. However, when they discover one of the Templars passed down a book containing all the secrets and codes to finding a particular treasure, they soon realize this forbidden treasure needs to be found before Cyrus, the lord of the possessor demons, acquires it—a treasure which been safeguarded and hidden from him. There is only one problem: the pages containing the clues leading to the treasure is missing. When the first page is found, Cyrus threatens to kill more descendants of the Knights Templar if it is not given to him by Friday the thirteenth. In the midst of threats and discovery, the demon-hunting angels find they are not alone when supernatural beings begin to reveal themselves. Can they put their differences aside and work together to solve the Knights Templars’ cipher? As they astral travel to the past, they witness a lot more than they have bargained for. And some things are better left unseen.
THE VAMPIRE WISH by MICHELLE MADOW
He’s a vampire prince. She’s a human blood slave. They should be enemies… but uniting might be their only hope to prevent a supernatural war. Annika never thought of herself as weak—until the day vampires murdered her parents and kidnapped her from our world to the hidden vampire kingdom of the Vale. As a brand new blood slave, Annika must learn to survive her dangerous new circumstances… or face imminent death from the monstrous wolves prowling outside the Vale’s enchanted walls. But not all in the kingdom is as it appears, and when a handsome vampire disguised as a human steps into her life, Annika discovers that falling for the enemy is sometimes too tempting to resist. Especially when becoming a vampire might be her only chance to gain the strength she needs to escape the Vale.
WITCH OR TREAT an ANTHOLOGY
It's All Hallows' Eve, and these witches are getting wild!
Just in time for Halloween, some of your favorite authors have teamed up to bring you more than 600 pages of mystery, magic, and mayhem.
Whether it's a trick or a treat, these witchy tales will surely get you in a spooky state of mind!
SHADE OF VAMPIRE by BELLA FORREST
On the evening of Sofia Claremont's seventeenth birthday, she is sucked into a nightmare from which she cannot wake. A quiet evening walk along a beach brings her face to face with a dangerous pale creature that craves much more than her blood. She is kidnapped to The Shade, an enchanted island where the sun is eternally forbidden to shine - an island uncharted by any map and ruled by the most powerful vampire coven on the planet. She wakes here as a slave, a captive in chains. Sofia's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn when she is selected out of hundreds of girls to take up residence in the tree-top harem of Derek Novak, the dark royal prince. Despite his addiction to power and obsessive thirst for her blood, Sofia soon realizes that the safest place on the island is within his quarters, and she must do all within her power to win him over if she is to survive even one more night. Will she succeed? Or is she destined to the same fate that all other girls have met at the hands of the Novaks?
ONLY HALF ALIVE by KONSTANZ SILVERBOW
The world's darkest creature will be their brightest hope! While darkness haunts her, she craves the light. Christina is a demon, but she doesn't want to be. She is willing to sacrifice everything to change it. Only one person stands in her way, and he will stop at nothing to keep her the way she is. The greatest battle of light vs dark threatens every living creature, a battle that could destroy all. And the demon in love will only have one chance to save everyone.
THE SCARLET THREAD by DS MURPHY
My name is Kaidance Monroe, and sometimes when I touch people, I see how they die. After I saw my little brother's death but failed to stop it, my parents abandoned me to a juvenile detention facility. I don't let people touch me anymore. Not my fingertips, not my skin, not my heart. Just before I turned 18, I got a visit from a cute guy, who tricked me into giving up my secrets. He said I was special, but he wasn't the only one searching for me. I barely escaped with my life. Now I'm in a mansion, learning how to control my abilities - abilities so powerful, even the gods are jealous. I didn't mean to make anyone fall for me. Certainly not my would-be killer. And I never imagined how far he would fall.
DARK AND DEADLY THINGS by KELLY MARTIN
Since Elise Morgan left her father’s reality television show, Dark and Deadly Things, she put the ghost-hunting life behind her, able to comfortably watch from her couch. Her father has resorted to faking the hauntings that thrill America, but he could never fool Elise. She can see the dead. When the Halloween episode airs live on television, something goes horribly wrong. Four people end up dead, and Elise's father is the lead suspect in their murders. But Elise knows the truth. She watched the thing that crawled from the darkness. She just has to prove her father's innocence. Abel Hale was in the house when his family were slaughtered. He felt the cold breeze, heard the scraping of nails along the wall as the entity stalked them. The thing that killed the people he loved was not human. There is only one person who believes him, one person who can help him. Joining forces with Elise, they try to find the creature and stop it once and for all. There’s only one problem. How do you kill a ghost?
LEANA by JACLYN WEIST
The Leanan Sidhe has lived for centuries, inspiring artists while draining their life force in return. It’s who she is, all she’s ever known. While she loves the human’s artistic creations, she cares nothing for her victims. Conall lives a complicated life, but he loves what he does. By day, he’s a humble farmer, by night he’s hunter, searching for the dark creatures that plague Ireland. When he can, he escapes to the local village and paints portraits in the small marketplace. For Leana, Conall is just another victim. And yet, from the moment she meets him in the marketplace, she can’t seem to get him out of her mind, let alone end his life like she has so many others before. While they both see their growing attraction, they know that they can never be with the other and survive. Will they follow their destinies, or will they seek for the one thing they can’t have—each other?
ANY WITCH WAY YOU CAN by AMANDA M. LEE
Bay Winchester is having a tough week.
As the local editor of Hemlock Cove's only newspaper, she just happens to be present when a body is found in an area corn maze. To make matters worse, the police believe the murder may have something to do with the occult. This wouldn't be a problem for a normal reporter, but since Bay is descended from a well-known line of actual witches, the town is understandably on edge. Between the suspicious townspeople, the befuddled police presence and that random hot biker guy that may or may not have something to do with the murder -- Bay has her hands full. When you add the typical family problems, multiplying ghosts -- and one monster of a zit that she's sure came from her aunt's curse -- Bay is just struggling to make it through the week. Of course, when the killer sets his sights on Bay, things could get a whole lot worse.
GORE GIRLS by JACKSON DEAN CHASE
THE ULTIMATE BLOODBATH OF YOUNG ADULT HORROR!
Beware! These pages are packed with zombies, demons, witches, and worse!
Get ready for the most disgusting, insane tales ever...
THE DEVIL'S DAUGHTER by JILL COOPER
The beauty of an Angel. The Heart of the Devil. A war is about to be waged for her soul. Can love prove to be the one saving grace that Lucifer cannot master? Reckless. Impetuous and arrogant. Amara is Lucifer's daughter in every way. In the high court of hell, no one has captured more angels than she has. But she has never felt anything for them. Not until him. The high counsel of Heaven sent their mightiest warrior, Cathal, to kill Amara and snuff out the danger she presents. But her beauty causes him pause. He senses the tremble. A flicker of goodness buried deep inside of her. If Cathal can kindle the spark and allow that goodness to grow, he can save her from herself and from inheriting the flame of hell. As the gladiator games for her hand in marriage heat up, can Amara find the strength to come out of the dark and stand in the light?
SLEEPING BEAUTY'S VERY UNTIMELY MURDER by CHERI SCHMIDT & TRISTIN HUNT
A delicious reimagining of the classic Sleeping Beauty. A fairy tale with a romantic paranormal twist. An evil prince. An improper earl. A beautiful young woman awakens within a strange castle. She doesn’t know