Kingston Publishing Dark Fantasy Novels!

Every reader of dark fiction loves the mystery of the unknown. Myths, legends, and ideas of the paranormal have sparked readers interest for decades.

At Kingston Publishing, we have a strong interest in stories that present readers with tales of things that go bump in the night, dark romances with monsters and creatures that were once believed to be only myths, and twists on all things ghoulish.

Let’s dive in and check out some of the amazing genres and books readers might just want to sink their teeth into.

Vampires Beware

For ages, the idea of vampires existing has been romanticized in literature. From Twilight to Interview With A Vampire, the idea of falling in love with a monster, a creature that lurks in the shadows, has caused readers to swoon.

Passions by author Sheritta Bitikofer offers readers a modern day twist on the classic vampire love story. Check out the synopsis here: His world was dark until she brought the light… Chloe Kaspin has two dreams.

Passions by Sheritta Bitikofer published by Kingston Publishing
Passions by Sheritta Bitikofer published by Kingston Publishing

Find a quiet place to recover from an abusive ex-boyfriend, and to make a living as a writer. The first dream is fulfilled when she inherits her beloved aunt’s cabin in the Georgia mountains.

Now the second dream is up to her. Then she finds mysterious notes critiquing her work. Has a dangerous stranger managed to invade her refuge?

The Circle of the Red Scorpion Series by author Charlene Johnson dives into a more steamy and intense Vampire world with Shifters too!

Readers of erotic romance will drool over the sexy monsters lining the pages of this series. Find out about the story in this synopsis for Dawned here: From the Circle of the Red Scorpion series, is the love story that started it all.

Deep in the forest, Broderick Devereaux found her so unexpectedly and was instantly mesmerized. He was the dark handsome stranger Elise Munro dreamed of but never thought she’d find.  

Dawned by Charlene Johnson published by Kingston Publishing
Dawned by Charlene Johnson published by Kingston Publishing

Despite their differences, Broderick and Elise started a life together and thought they had it all. But internal demons and secrets threatened to destroy their happiness.

While Elise was becoming a celebrated artist, Broderick tirelessly fought to put Solomon Blackwell, a ruthless sociopath and wealthy businessman who befriended his wife behind bars.

Putting Solomon in prison became Broderick’s obsession as his relationship with his wife imploded. Was Solomon behind the chasm that separated them? Broderick and Elise loved each other but was their love enough?

Vampire’s Lair by Connie Vejar offers readers a more supernatural approach to the vampire romance novel. This novel takes you on a winding path of many discoveries.

Discovery of what a seemingly ordinary woman finds lying dormant within her. Discovery of a whole different world beyond what the view of the mortal eye.

Vampire's Lair by Connie Ruth Vejar published by Kingston Publishing
Vampire’s Lair by Connie Ruth Vejar published by Kingston Publishing

This novel follows two separate beings from two very different worlds. There will be much blood shed in the process of conquering the path of a supernatural love that was always destined to be. Time will not be the only obstacle that will stand in their way.            

While recovering plastic surgery Jasmine Willow had took an acquaintance up on her offer to spend a few weeks at an exclusive castle retreat that promised its hot springs, “Would heal all that ails you”. Spending time in the mountainous retreat may do her some good and might even heal more than her physical wounds.

Jasmine would soon find out what lay hidden from the castles many paying guests, what she herself could only see. She would soon find out what was really healing the guests and, in the process, find a secret that lay deep within her, hidden even from herself.

Moonstruck: Book 1 in the Shady Oaks Adult Series by author M.A. Lee brings a dark fairy tale twist to the ideas of vampires roaming around our towns.

In this dark fantasy twist on the classic Sleeping Beauty story, readers learn that sometimes, nothing is ever as it seems. He took her life to give her a new one. Scarlett had the perfect life, she was high-society royalty until everything came crashing down.

Left with no family or money, she sees no reason to continue living. Praying for eternal sleep, Scarlett seeks darkness as her only refuge.

Shady Oaks by M.A. Lee published by Kingston Publishing
Shady Oaks by M.A. Lee published by Kingston Publishing

Brett has lived many centuries, searching for love and a princess to share it with. After discovering Scarlett about to do the unthinkable, he makes a desperate decision to turn her into a vampire…just like himself. Finding his perfect sleeping beauty was easy, protecting her however, may be his biggest venture yet.

With a new chance at life and a steamy romance brewing, Scarlett finally feels alive even in her eternal rest. Serving as her dark prince, Brett will stop at nothing to protect Scarlett from those that want to hunt her down in their small town of Shady Oaks. Want more? There are several books in this exciting series.

Creatures That Go Bump in the Night

For readers of more mythical creatures, we offer several books and series that include dragons, shifters, witches, and more!

Black Ruins Forest Series by author Karen DuBose takes readers into a supernatural world like none they have ever met.  

Fate must’ve been bored. They’ve decided my life cycle needs to be shaken up a bit. It’s bad enough waiting and wondering which of the four shifter animals I’m going to turn into.

To top it all off, I have these weird and crazy daydreams that come and go whenever they want, leaving me disoriented. They’ve gotten me into trouble more than I like to admit.

Then come to find out the Elders want to kill me or use me for some unforeseen reason. So, here I am on the run just to survive. With my best friend Kira, my mom, and a bunch of dragon shifters I barely know.

Black Ruins Forest by Karen Dubose published by Kingston Publishing
Black Ruins Forest by Karen Dubose published by Kingston Publishing

Oh, and the crush of my life cycle, Kiernan. I’m really missing my old boring life cycle right about now. If I can ever get back to it, I’m not taking it for granted again.

Will the Black Ruins Forest hold the answers we are all seeking, or will it just make things worse? There’s only one way to find out and pray to the source we all survive long enough to get those answers.

The Evershade Series by author Michelle Areaux takes readers into a dark world of shifters, vampires, witches, and more.  

Sixteen-year-old Elle thinks she’s got life in Shady Oaks all under control until new boy Asher comes to town. Elle can’t explain it, but she can’t deny the connection she feels to him.

Evershade by Michelle Areaux published by Kingston Publishing
Evershade by Michelle Areaux published by Kingston Publishing

Things with Asher are going great until they’re out one night and nearly attacked by a large wolf. Before she knows it, Elle’s life is spiraling out of control: Maddox is in love with her, she and Asher are in danger… and she learns she’s a shifter!

If that wasn’t bad enough, she finds herself in the middle of an ages-old war between shifters and hunters. Will Elle stay with Asher or break-up with him to be with Maddox? What does it mean to be a shifter? Who will emerge victorious in the battle?

Magic and Mayhem

The Nykara Series by author Katie Holland is a thrilling young adult fantasy series.

Nykara by Katie Holland
published by Kingston Publishing

For sixteen-year-old Alix, life was simple in her small town. However, that all changed the moment a mysterious boy moves into her town, Alix discovers strange occurrences all around her.

Only, she quickly learns the magic she once believed to be fiction may be more real than she ever could have imagined. For readers of magic and the unexplained this is the series for you.

Whispers From the Past by Shawna Hunter are for those who desire a kinky paranormal encounter. In this story, a coven of college witches heads into the woods on Halloween night.

They go intending to contact the ancient spirits who can help them unlock the power to make their dreams come true and they succeed.

Whispers of the Past by Shawna Hunter published by Kingston Publishing

The wisdom of the past, however, comes at a price and the coven soon learns that failing to recognize what one is given drives that price higher.

Now, having transgressed and offended the ancients, they will have to take what’s coming to them. The ancients, however, are not perfect and even they can be corrupted.

The coven came to listen to their whispers but in return they will have to give their bodies over to powers that have never experienced the pleasures of the flesh.

Wicked Cries Series by author Michelle Areaux places readers into the lives of the dead, leaving them to wonder; are ghosts real?

For 16-year-old Sadie Sanders, dealing with the dead is growing tiresome, especially when they expect her to be their messenger from the afterlife.
But when her family moves to Salem, Massachusetts, and she finds the diary of a young girl named Elizabeth who was accused of witchcraft, she may need some help.

Wicked Cries by Michelle Areaux
published by Kingston Publishing

Soon, Elizabeth begins to haunt Sadie, first in her dreams and then when she’s awake. As Sadie delves into Elizabeth’s journal, she slowly uncovers the secret Elizabeth needs to reveal, and it’s one that could change the course of history.

Sadie needs help, and she wonders who, if anyone, she can tell about it. Worried that her friends and family wouldn’t believe her, or worse, prevent her from continuing her journey to find the truth, Sadie has a choice to make…and it’s not going to be an easy one.

It’s Only a Myth, Right?

Becoming Bloody Mary Series by author Stephanie Nichole offers readers of legends a twist on a classic and haunting tale of Bloody Mary. We’ve all heard the legend of Bloody Mary.

From generation to generation the legend has been passed on, usually by children and teens daring someone to be brave enough to summon her. Go into a darkened bathroom, lock the door if you’re brave enough, stand in front of the mirror and say “Bloody Mary” three times.

Becoming Bloody Mary by Stephanie Nichole published by Kingston Publishing
Becoming Bloody Mary by Stephanie Nichole published by Kingston Publishing

The legend says she will appear but the consequences range from becoming horrifically scared to being driven insane and even death. The legend has transcended time as well as language barriers.

It seems every country has some form of this legend but the question remains are you brave enough? 

Have you ever wondered where the legend of Bloody Mary originated? Well step into this Victorian tale of love lost, betrayal and tragedy with just enough magic to create the legend.

Arrived by Kathy Dinisi offers the question; Are We Really Alone? In this exciting novel seventeen-year-old Angie is beyond ecstatic for her eighteenth birthday with the promise of getting a car for her special day.

Unbeknownst to her, life as she knew it would quickly change with the arrival of the unidentified ships floating in the air.What are they? What do they want? Will she get answers to her questions before time runs out?

Arrived by Kathy Dinisi 
published by Kingston Publishing
Arrived by Kathy Dinisi
published by Kingston Publishing

So, if you love to be spooked, have your knowledge of myths and legends tested, and love a good nightmarish fright, Kingston Publishing authors has the book for you. We hope that you will sink your teeth into one of our fantastic novels and don’t be too afraid, it’s just fiction. Right?

How to Contact Kingston Publishing

Kingston Publishing offers an affordable way for you to turn your dream into a reality. We offer every service you will ever need to take an idea and publish a story.

www.kingstonpublishing.com

We are here to help authors make it in the industry. We’ve been hurt by publishers in the past and we want to provide a positive experience that will keep you coming back to us.

​Whether you want a traditional publisher who offers all the amenities a publishing company should or an author who prefers to self-publish, but needs additional help – we are here for you.

Readers Envy Bookstore is an online bookstore where you can purchase autographed copies of novels from your favorite authors.

Kingston Publishing offers an affordable way for you to turn your dream into a reality. We offer every service you will ever need to take an idea and publish a story.

We are here to help authors make it in the industry. We’ve been hurt by publishers in the past and we want to provide a positive experience that will keep you coming back to us.

​Whether you want a traditional publisher who offers all the amenities a publishing company should or an author who prefers to self-publish, but needs additional help – we are here for you.

Shady Oaks Books

Welcome to the world of Shady Oaks

 Just outside of the big city limits of Lexington, Kentucky, the small town of Shady Oaks exists. With a welcoming presence it offers its residents charm, beauty, and secrets. Surrounded by a large forest and rivers, this secluded town provides the perfect scene for supernatural and paranormal events to occur. Only, the humans haven’t’ learned of the secrets their alluring town holds. Or have they?

The novels that originate from this town all hold endless possibilities, and embody dark fantasy, paranormal mystery, paranormal romance, steampunk, suspense, and supernatural elements. As readers dive into each twisted story, it will become hard to decipher fact from fiction, friends from enemies, and legends from truth. 

The authors of each story blend your favorite fairy tale, legends, myths, paranormal, and supernatural characters into one fantastic story. The fun of each story is that you never which character or person you will meet. 

As each story unfolds, watch as the characters become intertwined within each story and conflict. Because in Shady Oaks, everyone has a story to tell and it just might be about you.



One thought on “Kingston Publishing Dark Fantasy Novels!

Leave a Reply to katsbookcornerreads Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.