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A Very Highland Holiday
Jennifer Ashley, Tanya Anne Crosby, Kathryn Le Veque,
Kerrigan Byrne, Darcy Burke, Eliza Knight

After a disastrous Scottish defeat at Culloden, with heavy losses on both sides suffered, it does not feel much like Christmas in the snowy Highlands. Even though the conflict occurred eight months ago, both the land and its people still bear the scars. Despite this, Balthazar’s Inn is as busy as ever with unique individuals traveling through.


What if the world was ruled by vampires, and humans were locked in servitude? Alexander Vale is an Archontes, a powerful vampire from the ruling class, and a high-ranking government official. Maire is an Esne, a human, and therefore a member of the lowest class.

Sonya is studying to be a psychologist and bartending at night to make ends meet. Except for her fondness for dangerous men, Sonya’s got her life in order. When Raul walks in to her bar, that all changes. His relaxed confidence, gentlemanly behavior, and masculine allure convince Sonya to accept a date with a handsome stranger.

A cloud of woe has descended on Wakefield, home to Drake Harcourt, knight and son of the earl. In the space of two days, Drake’s life as captain of the guard and loving son is turned upside down when he loses both parents and is forced out by his conniving half-brother.

Gerard of Malmsbury is a self-made English knight and the new lord of spectacular Tangwyl Castle. Marared is a prideful, recalcitrant Welsh chieftain’s daughter. To end the bad blood between Welsh and English, a deal is struck: Gerard will take Marared as his bride and peace will reign in the realm. All seem happy with the arrangement, except Marared.