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Kelley Heckart
Historical fantasy romance, Captivating...Sensual...Otherworldly

Multi-published author Kelley Heckart lives in Arizona with her musician husband, dog, and a number of backyard “pets.” Her stories reflect her passion for ancient and medieval time periods, storytelling and the supernatural. Inspired by the ancient Celts, her tales are filled with fierce warriors and alpha heroes, bold women, otherworldly creatures, magic, and romance. When not writing, she works as a freelance editor, practices target archery, and writes and records music with her husband. She can be found online at
Historical-Fantasy-Paranormal Romance
                                     AWAKENING THE VAMPIRE

(This is a standalone story.)

She protects supernaturals. He hunts them.

Do you like a passionate romance with a tortured vampire hero and a supernatural murder mystery? Rock Star meets Supernatural in this exciting new series. The women are the rock stars here, and they command the supernatural alpha males in their lives. Grab a copy now and enter the sexy, scary, and thrilling world of Shadow-walkers. This compelling romance will capture your soul.

She may be the killer’s next target.

Jessie Henriksen, the cynical lead guitarist of Hecate’s Fury, is convinced Death is stalking her. After all, she wears the Death/Undead rune tattoo. When she discovers her current lover’s mutilated body, his vicious, ritualistic murder thrusts her into the arms of a handsome, mysterious man and into the very destiny she has tried to avoid. Jessie is a Shadow-walker, chosen to protect supernatural creatures.

He hunts and kills supernaturals.

Merrick, a hunter and a dhampir, always hunts alone, but a Shadow-walker could help him solve his supernatural case. When he and Jessie team up to stop the killer, neither can deny the rising passion between them. Jessie lowers the barriers Merrick has built around his heart and discovers his dark past. If their love is to bloom and survive, he must convince her he isn’t a heartless killer. And other darkness awaits them, more than just the murderer. Surviving won’t be easy.

Buy links: Kindle   Amazon Paperback

Series blurb:
The five young women of Hecate’s Fury are more than rock stars.
They are Shadow-walkers, chosen to help the supernatural world.
There’s just one problem-no one trained them.
Well, my writing took another turn. What I had planned has been put aside for a different series, which is based on my time as a rock and roll bassist. I finally found inspiration from my past, and I added a paranormal element to create a series featuring five young women in a controversial hard rock band who have supernatural powers. The first three books in my Shadow-walkers series--Awakening, Awakening the Wolf, and Awakening the Vampire--are available now on Amazon. I'm really excited about this series because it's true to my heart. Plus, there is music to go along with this book series, so be sure to check that out. Yep, I'm writing and recording songs again with my husband.

A perma-free, Christmas-themed short story
is available. Check the Free Reads page for
information. Title: A Winter Solstice Kiss
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