Born Of Fire

Born Of Fire

Heather McCorkle

Fantasy / Science Fiction / Historical Fiction

The story of the night Aiden was born has never been told, until now. Fleeing the Hunter's, Kevan and Shannon O'Reilly find their way to Spruce Knoll Colorado, assuming they'll be safe in America. Their unborn son is special, even for a druid, or channeler as the American's like to call their kind. But why the Hunter's, people who are sworn to keep their kind safe, are after them is a mystery.The story of the night Aiden was born has never been told, until now. Fleeing the Hunter's, Kevan and Shannon O'Reilly find their way to Spruce Knoll Colorado, assuming they'll be safe in America. Their unborn son is special, even for a druid, or channeler as the American's like to call their kind. But why the Hunter's, people who are sworn to keep their kind safe, are after them is a mystery. All they know is that if they don't outrun them they'll be killed. Trouble has followed them to Spruce Knoll and just when it seems it may be too late, they discover why.
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Dragon Seer

Dragon Seer

Heather McCorkle

Fantasy / Science Fiction / Historical Fiction

Ashanti sees things she shouldn't see; dragons doing things civilized dragons aren't supposed to do. Worse yet, they aren't random killings by those wanting to explore their primitive sides. They're planned, calculated attempts to halt the races of people from interferring with plans for a war that will leave them enslaved if it isn't prevented.This is a Dragon Empire story.Ashanti sees things she shouldn't see; dragons doing things civilized dragons aren't supposed to do. Worse yet, they aren't random killings by those wanting to explore their primitive sides. They're planned, calculated attempts to halt the races of people from interferring with plans for a war that will leave them enslaved if it isn't prevented. But she has no intention of standing aside while and allowing her visions to become reality. Compass Press hopes you enjoy this free Dragon Empire story. If it is not free at this location, we encourage you to check other retailers. You can read more about Ashanti and the Empire in Heather's full length novel, the Dragon Empire, available in eBook and paperback everywhere. Due do some violent content, this story may not be suitable for younger readers.
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Honor Before Heart

Honor Before Heart

Heather McCorkle

Fantasy / Science Fiction / Historical Fiction

Risking it all for love and valor . . . When Corporal Sean MacBranian awakens after being injured in battle, he is sure the luck o' the Irish has run out on him. Or that he's died and gone to Heaven. There can be no other explanation for the blond-haired, blue-eyed angel standing before him. But his "angel" is a truehearted lass named Ashlinn, and she wears a nurse's uniform. Her tender ministrations have brought him back from the brink of death—and have given him a new reason for living. Ashlinn knows their parting is inevitable; her handsome hero must return to the 69th infantry of the Union army, and there are no guarantees of his safe return. With most of her family already destroyed by the war ravaging America, she is sure she cannot survive another loss. Yet she feels powerless against the draw of Sean's strong and steady heart. Neither time nor distance nor the danger of battle seems to lessen their bond. But when their secret letters are...
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Twice Turned

Twice Turned

Heather McCorkle

Fantasy / Science Fiction / Historical Fiction

Ayra's father is forcing her to marry to make alliances, her brother has gone off the deep end in a big way, and to top it all off, her reaper powers have been awakened, something she hoped would never happen. Who the hell wants to put down other werewolves for a living?And now, just as she's starting to figure out her place in the world, Vidar's back from Iceland, looking hotter than ever and still managing to ring all her bells with just a look. All Ayra wants to do is lose herself in him, in the past, but it's never going to happen. He's only back and paying attention to her because she's the reaper. And there's a little snag in the form of a vow of celibacy he took. The sparks are undeniable, and Vidar swears he's the only one who can help her on her journey. But he already left her once...Each book in the Wolves of Hemlock Hollow series is STANDALONE: *Once Bitten*Twice Turned
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Courting the Corporal

Courting the Corporal

Heather McCorkle

Fantasy / Science Fiction / Historical Fiction

May the road rise up to meet you . . .The Civil War has ended, but for Corporal Patrick "Rick" Fergusson the battle rages on. Still haunted by what he witnessed on the battlefield, the earnest Irishman is heading west, seeking only to be free of the past. His services are in high demand; wealthy East Coasters in need of escort clamor to join him on the journey. But one client, a beautiful lady named Cat, disturbs Rick's newfound equilibrium.High society widow Catriona O'Brian is anxious to get to California, even if it means traveling with the handsome corporal who seems to dislike her so. Cat no longer seeks marriage; she has pinned all her hopes on making it to the west coast and starting her own winery. Between the elements, wild animals, and hostile natives, however, everything seems to be conspiring against her. Time and again, Rick comes to her rescue. And soon, the independent lass discovers that her biggest obstacle may be the longing of her own traitorous...
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Deirdre's True Desire

Deirdre's True Desire

Heather McCorkle

Fantasy / Science Fiction / Historical Fiction

Seeking the pot of gold at California's end She married rich, but not well. Now, with the Civil War ended and her husband gone, Deirdre must make her own way in the world. The golden, untamed valleys of Sonoma County beckon, a land ripe with promise. But her dreams of building a home and starting a winery are thwarted by locals who don't want to sell to a spirited, independent woman—much less an Irish one. Two very different gentlemen aid in Deirdre's quest. Kin O'Leary is tall, dark, and oh-so-charming. Owner of Sonoma's most successful inn, Kin is one of the wealthiest men in the county, and Deirdre believes this makes him an ill-advised suitor. Complicating her circumstance is Dylan O'Reilly, the strapping young cattle hand who stirs her passion to life but hides some dangerous secrets. With Deirdre's dreams hanging in the balance, the forthright young widow faces a difficult choice. Will she have the luck of the Irish when it...
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