Soula Deveraine Series | Sands of Time
EPIC FANTASY - SLOW-BURN ROMANCE ADVENTURES
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SERIES READING ORDER:
Orion's Eyes (Short Story)
Garren's Garden (Short Story)
Petra's Plight (Short Story)
Sands of Time #1
Treasured Sands #2
Saera's Place (Short Story) - #2.5
Shifting Sands #3
A Little Support (Short Story) # 3.5
Sorrowful Sands #4
Burning Sands #5 (Coming in 2023!)
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SANDS OF TIME (SOULA DEVERAINE #1)
Soula Deveraine wants to make the most of her Second Hunt. It’s been ten years since the last disaster and this year, she’s determined to court or be courted in the eight-week event. When Soula stumbles into a kidnapping gone wrong, she awakens a decades-old feud between the Deveraine and Vaughn Clans. Her bad luck continues with a rejected Soulbond, a mysterious cursed diary and the handsome Orion Kuroe who doesn’t fit any of her daydreams. Can she survive the danger—or worse, the heartbreak?
Orion Kuroe isn’t looking for love anywhere—he doesn’t have the time or heart to spare. His latest clue is a cursed diary with vital information to his inter-realm investigation. Translating it is top priority, but he isn’t prepared for the translator to be gorgeous trouble-magnet Soula Deveraine. He needs her help, he doesn’t want her heart—but is that choice really up to him?
Sands of Time is a slow-burn RH adventure with a hint of romance and plenty of fantastical magic.
Treasured Sands (SOULA DEVERAINE #2)
Helping Zoe Caranthe is a favor Saera can't refuse. Old debts are resurfacing and she can't outrun them again. Caught between fragile new friendships and increasingly dangerous assignments, Saera teeters on the edge of a fractured past that could ruin everything. Between old memories, Zoe’s schemes and Soula's awkward attempts at courtship, her instincts flip to survival mode.
Accepting Soula might be the anchor she craves, but can she risk her heart one more time?
For Soula, playing with time is getting risky. Especially when she can't get Saera out of her mind—or her heart. When Saera's unexpected guest becomes a volatile variable, there's too many unexpected horrors. Bonding with Orion hasn't solved any of the problems she'd expected and Saera is the grounding influence she needs.
Can she balance a reluctant courtship before her time-manipulation unravels them both?
Shifting Sands (SOULA DEVERAINE #3)
Garren doesn’t understand how he wound up escorting Soula to the Exhibition Hall for the famed Botanical Gardens Event, in addition to his own entry, he’s hiding the truth of an experimental antidote for Lady Arsenic.
Soula knows that requesting a favor means it can be recalled at the worst time—and it is. She has hundreds of better things to do than let to Carson boss her around as a temporary tour guide. Except—Garren is the one ‘porting her back and forth and maybe, he’s not so bad after all.
But he doesn’t seem interested in courting her at all and his shadows—scare her. How can she court an uninterested Pareya without giving in to the need to rewind every interaction they have?
Can she sort things out on her own? Or will rewinding her problems fix everything?
Sorrowful Sands (SOULA DEVERAINE #4)
Ryder doesn’t need any more complications where Soula Deveraine is concerned. Unfortunately, his enemies don’t care about that. Between juggling the ongoing investigation, his information network’s breakdown and Soula’s recent attempts to help—he’s got his claws full. Too full to do anything about the incoming threat.
Soula’s not sure she can keep on ignoring the changes between her potential soulmates and the increasing unease from the side effects of Ryder’s investigations. When her normal workday is turned upside down because of him—things might not be so simple ever again.
Can he accept Soula’s help? Or will her presence make everything worse? Can she accept what he has to offer? Or will her heart shatter for good this time?
A Little Support / Sands of time Short Story #1
Soula's had a rough day.
More of a headache than she wants to think about, but returning home to her Bonded doesn't bring immediate comfort.
Sometimes dragel family dynamics are really the worst...
Can her sister help or is rewinding the solution to everything?
A Little Support is set sometime after Book #3 and before Book #4.
A Little Support / Sands of time Short Story #2
Being bonded doesn't fix everything and neither does ranking up.
Saera Carrowytch knows this in her bones, the same way she feels disoriented and out of place in the current residence, she calls home.
Limping through the front door after a long day in the arenas gives her far too much time to reflect...
Saera's Place is set sometime after Book #2 and before Book #3.
Orion's Eyes / Sands of time Short Story #3
Kyouka Kuroe hasn't been home in a very long time, but when her bonded ask her to come back for Orion's sake, she wastes no time in returning.
Her darling son is far too young for a dragel inheritance, but something is definitely wrong with his eyes.
Can she help sort things out? Or is there something more sinister going on?
Orion's eyes is set before Sands of Time, and features and 8-year-old Orion Kuroe-Orseno and his his parental triad.
Garren's Garden / Sands of time Short Story #4
Garren's never had to transplant himself into an entirely new life, but moving in with Orion and the others, is exactly that. From the shadow-element-friendly house, to the expansive back yard and kitchen, his Pareyic Instincts are content and ecstatic.
But an old greenhouse in the backyard might just be the thing to help him call a house, a home
Garren's Garden is set before Sands of Time, and features Garren's introduction to Orion's house and his new interactions with the equally new Saera Carrowytch.
Petra's Plight / Sands of time Short Story #5
Petra's no stranger to the unfortunate hexes and curses that can kill a Fire Elemental, but she worries more when her baby sister, Felicia, is involved.
After all, a little chill can kill a Core Flame, if it's strong enough...
Petra's Plight is set before Sands of Time, and features Teenage Petra trying to help out her favorite little sister and the results of that when she joins Ryder's new crew...
Burning Sands (SOULA DEVERAINE #5)
Releasing in 2023...
Soula has Orion, Garren and Saera, with Ryder to top it all off. That just leaves her prickly Gheyo Suite available for courtship.
Or does it?
With Petra's renewed scrutiny, Soula will have her claws full!
Character cards & series extras!
MEET SOULA'S CIRCLE - CHRONO-LOCK
Soula Deveraine is the youngest daughter of Lady Ilsa Deveraine, Blood Title holder within the famous Elven Royal Circle.
The fame of her family's Circle (and her siblings!), have overshadowed her long enough. For her second Hunt, Soula decides to go all out--she'll court someone herself, or be courted in turn.
This Hunt, will be memorable.
Meet Soula's Intended Alpha - Ryder Arrington
Ryder Arrington keeps the kinds of secrets that get other people killed. Death is something of an annoyance on account of his Necromancer title.
Orion Kuroe is helping to bring a strange mystery to a satisfying end and that's all that matters. The Hunt is underway and things are getting boring.
There's just one loose end--and what was that about a soulbond?
Meet Soula's Intended Beta - Orion Kuroe-Orseno
Orion Kuroe-Orseno is the youngest son of the famed Lord Orseno, one of the reigning triads among the Earth Clan Chiefs.
He's not looking for love or heartbreak, this hunting season. He's keeping his head down and his heart hide, while doing what he does best--uncover secrets that right the balance between good and evil.
He just needs one more clue.
Meet Soula's Intended Gheyo King - Saera Carrowytch
Saera isn't interested in getting in the middle of whatever is going on with Soula and the rest of the crew. She's fairly happy minding her own business and rank.
It's just that Soula's really cute.
And maybe it wouldn't be so bad to have her around after all...
Meet Soula's Intended Gheyo Pareya - Garren Kracyen
Garren is NOT interested in Soula Deveraine at all.
Not even a tiny bit.
He's perfectly fine nursing his cold, deadened heart and trying not to get killed by whatever harebrained schemes Ryder throws his way.
It's just that she's stubborn--and cute. A little too stubborn.
Meet Soula's Intended Gheyo Queen - Petra McGlighten
Petra's starting to get a little tired of this. First, an unexpected Soulmate, then all of the crazy business with Ryder--and now, it's even worse-!
She's really not looking forward to the next couple of weeks. Especially since Soula seems to have set her sights on her...
Meet Soula's Intended Gheyo Prince - Tobien Mylgere
Tobien has a feeling he's next.
Does he want to be? That's hard to tell.
Especially when the rest of his Suite is split down the middle with some of them looking thrilled to the bone and others acting as if their world's ended.
He's not really sure what he's going to do, because it seems like Soula's already figured that out for him.
There's just the pesky problem of a little secret he's been keeping from all of them--and it's about to come out in the open...