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Whitethorn Agency

Former Marine Atlas Kinkaid's life changed forever after a supernatural attack overseas. Now, he keeps his head down and completes the jobs given to him by the elite Whitethorn security agency. Taking a job protecting Cristian Slava, the alluring son of a notorious local businessman, throws Atlas into a vampiric world he never knew existed ... a world responsible for his attack. The longer Atlas remains in Cristian's world, the harder it gets to distinguish monster from man, evil from good, and hate from love. And if Atlas hopes to stand beside Cristian, as his protector and lover, he'll have to face his past once and for all.

This trilogy consists of linked books which follow the same couple through an overarching plot and would be best enjoyed if read in order.

Book Order

Series cover art designed by Erin Dameron-Hill. Audiobooks narrated by John Solo and produced by Tantor Audio.

Information about foreign translations is below.

Whitethorn Agency
RARE VIGILANCE

Released June 22, 2021

Available from Carina Press

Audio releasing September 28, 2021 from Tantor Media

Everything has a price. Especially the truth.

From the author of Prince of Air and Darkness comes the first in a thrilling new paranormal series.


Former Marine Atlas Kinkaid knows not to ask questions about the clients he protects at the behest of the elite Whitethorn security agency. Just like he doesn’t like anyone asking about his scars—scars left by a mysterious attack that haunts his every waking moment.

Consumed by the need to find out what happened to him, Atlas takes a job providing security to Cristian Slava, the indolent—and gorgeous—son of a notorious businessman. Cristian seems to be just another entitled client, but when nights at the club turn into secret meetings and people start going missing, Atlas realizes there’s more to Cristian—and to protecting him—than meets the eye.

But the same people who are after Cristian have something Atlas desperately craves: they know exactly what happened the fateful night he was attacked—and are willing to tell him everything…

For a price.

CONTENT WARNINGS
- descriptions of PTSD & anxiety
- violence
- blood
- intense bodily harm
- death
Rare Vigilance
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CROOKED SHADOWS

Released December 14, 2021

Available from Carina Press

Audio releasing December 21, 2021 from Tantor Media

Everyone has secrets. Especially those who live in the shadows.

Cristian Slava doesn’t fear much. After he was betrayed by the man he called an uncle, leaving upstate New York for the Carpathian Mountains of his childhood is more a matter of practicality than fear. With him is Atlas Kinkaid, a former marine turned fierce bodyguard…and fierce lover, albeit a hell of a complicated one.

Cristian’s cunning is tested by the politics and intrigue of the vampire families of Romania, and the warm welcome he and Atlas were assured of quickly turns to ash as they race to unravel the mystery of an old friend’s disappearance. Searching for the missing vampire draws them into a web of betrayal and half-truths that reaches further than Cristian ever could have imagined, and they uncover a string of grisly murders that bear a striking similarity to the attack that changed Atlas’s life forever.

Stalked by the past and uncertain of the future, Cristian learns he does have something to fear after all…

Losing the man he loves.

CONTENT WARNINGS
- descriptions of PTSD & anxiety
- violence
- blood
- kidnapping
- intense bodily harm
- death
Crooked Shadows
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Imitate the Dawn
IMITATE THE DAWN

Releasing September 13, 2022

Available from Carina Press

Audio releasing September 13, 2022 from Tantor Media

There's a thin line between love, hate, life and death in this vampire bodyguard paranormal romance from M.A. Grant, author of Prince of Air and Darkness.

Cristian Slava and Atlas Kincaid despise each other. At least, that’s what they need everyone to believe. In truth, the charismatic vampire and his fierce bodyguard are more in love than ever. But when a powerful political faction emerges and threatens Cristian’s family, the only way into their enemy’s inner circle is without each other by their side.

From Romania to New York and beyond, though apart, their blood-bond cannot be severed—but it can be used against them. When Cristian sacrifices his life to save his family and save Atlas from having his darkest secrets revealed, only faith in that bond will keep Atlas from utter despair.

And only by facing his past will Atlas be able to accept who he is and finally defeat their most powerful enemy yet… 

Death itself. 

CONTENT WARNINGS
- descriptions of PTSD & anxiety
- violence
- blood
- kidnapping
- intense bodily harm
- death
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LE PRIX DE LA VÉRITÉ - AGENCE WHITETHORN #1

Released December 13, 2023

Available from Les éditions bookmark

Translation by Florence Nancy

Le prix sera celui du sang.

 

Atlas Kinkaid est un ancien marine hanté par des cicatrices et des souvenirs qu’il ne comprend pas. Reconverti en garde du corps pour l’agence Whitethorn, il n’a qu’une seule règle : ne jamais poser de questions sur ses clients, ça lui évitera des problèmes.

 

Pensant que ça lui permettra d’élucider son passé, Atlas accepte d’assurer la sécurité du séduisant et richissime Cristian Slava.

 

Mais au fil du temps – et des soirées – passé aux côtés de son client, il comprend que Cristian est loin d’être ce qu’il paraît. Le garde du corps est alors plongé dans un monde qui n’est pas le sien, mais dans lequel il n’a plus le choix que de rester.

 

Les réponses qu’il cherche se trouvent aux mains de ceux qui en ont après Cristian et Atlas n’a jamais été aussi proche de découvrir la vérité. Mais pour cela, il devra en payer le prix.

 

#MM #GardeDuCorps #Vampire #Suspens

Le Prix de la Vérité
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Ombrs Distordues
OMBRES DISTORDUES: AGENCE WHITETHORN #2

Releasing June 12, 2024

Available from Les éditions bookmark

Translation by Florence Nancy

Tout le monde a des secrets. Surtout ceux qui vivent dans l’ombre.

 

Il n’y a pas grand-chose qui fasse peur à Cristian Slava. Après avoir été trahi par son oncle et pourchassé par des monstres, quitter l’État de New York pour retrouver les montagnes des Carpates de son enfance est une question de survie et non de peur.

 

Accompagné par Atlas Kinkaid, ancien US marine devenu son garde du corps – et son amant par la même occasion – Cristian devra tracer son chemin à travers les jeux de pouvoir et les intrigues politiques des familles vampires de Roumanie.

 

Mais quand un vieil ami disparaît, Atlas et lui se lancent dans une course contre la montre qui les emmènera bien plus loin qu’aucun d’eux n’aurait pu l’imaginer...

Entre meurtres, secrets et trahisons, Cristian apprendra qu’il y a bien une chose au monde qui lui fasse peur : perdre l’homme qu’il aime.

#MM #Vampires #CoursePoursuite #GardeDuCorps

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Imitate the Dawn
AGENCE WHITETHORN #3

Releasing TBD

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