Madison Thorne Grey
Madison Thorne Grey is the author of adult fantasy and paranormal romance books: Mirror of Blackmor Trilogy (first book: Sorrah) and the Gwarda Warriors series.
She frequently attends Romantic Times booklovers conventions and is a fan of all romance book genres.
Madison lives in Michigan where her imagination catapults her inside the enchanting dark forests of Northbrook and the world of Aaru. She writes daily... usually with a cup of coffee close at hand.
For more information regarding the Mirror of Blackmor and the Gwarda Warriors series, visit her website: http://madisonthornegrey.com
Magnificence (A Gwarda Warrior Novel)
A love which was lost long ago will alter the destinies of many…
Wharick, the leader of a new race of fire-yielding, green-eyed warriors finds more than beasts and gypsies to battle when he discovers his stubborn, beautiful mate in the midst of a dark forest he is now to call home.
He is born with the same binds around his wrists as his Gwarda brethren but he is the chosen leader: the Gwardian. He must unite and lead the new race of cursed warriors who now live in the black forest of Surchin. He fights with the fire of a god; he kills the roaming beasts, battles the darkness, strives only to fulfill the purpose he is constantly beckoned by the gods to achieve. However, his priorities are altered the day he hears the voice of his Destoul, his soul’s destiny. She is in the forest and she is wounded. He will stop at nothing to find her, possess her, and kill whoever dares to harm what belongs to him.
Regenerated souls destined to find each other again…
Keirah and her younger druid sisters are all marked with a gem as it magically appears embedded in their bodies. Now they find themselves without parents and forced to live with strangers. They soon flee from the fires of their new home into the forests that hold the most vile, the Karpartha gypsies, and the god of death’s minions, known as Kravens. They are held captive, victimized, and then separated.
Keirah begins her journey to find her beloved sisters and, while doing so, finds the destiny of her heart. She is instantly struck by the intense attraction between the Gwardian and her. Being raised fiercely independent, she struggles to admit her need and desire for the Gwarda male, because in doing so, it threatens to destroy the shields she has built up to protect her heart.
Sustenance (A Gwarda Warrior Novel, Book Two)
When the one you love and hunger for, is out there...
Kathel, the gypsy Gwarda warrior has a mission: find his Destoul, Mahgen, claim her as his own, and return to the dark forest of Surchin to unite with his Gwarda brothers. Passion and hidden power ignite inside Kathel. Soon his troubled past and secrets will be revealed, and he must battle more than dark forces and black beasts. He will also struggle with his own heart in order to remain with the mate who is his destiny.
You do whatever it takes to find them...
Mahgen is on the verge of giving up when her Destoul, the destiny of her soul, finds her and saves her life. Thrilled to be with her mate, Mahgen now carries with her the horrid memories of the months held captive by evil Karpartha gypsies. Will Kathel forgive what she had to do to survive? Can they look beyond the secrets and pain to see their love overcome all?
The Gwarda Warriors Series
Had Keirah and her sisters known what was set in motion the day their stones appeared and how personally they would be affected by it, they would have still fought the darkness, still battled for what belonged to them. Anguish had fallen upon their people as darkness encompassed their land, but through the darkness there came light. The new race of warriors would be their hope, their salvation, their loves’ destiny. But they too could be tainted. They too could be seduced by the black forces they had been created to fight against. If measuring by this earthly realm’s time then it’s been years but in the unseen realm above known as Vehaven, it has been but a moment. Love knew no bounds, knew no limitations. It looked beyond the unseen realm and reached in for a taste, for a moment of regenerated happiness, and in that moment fate was altered and the destinies of many were changed. Their land, their Northbrook, they discovered, was a very magical place.
Recompense (A Gwarda Warrior Novel, Book Three)
Darius is a broken warrior who has survived abuse. He had given up hope of becoming what he considered a normal, acceptable male and has hid behind years of anger, resulting in an icy cold heart. Having killed the traitor Gwarda responsible for his brother's death, he once again sets out to find his abuser from long ago, hoping to finally find peace. Will he live up to his nickname, Savage? Will he return to his Gwarda brothers and join them in the fight against Lucius, the god of death? Can he overcome his past and feel worthy enough to deserve his beautiful Destoul who seems to have appeared out of nowhere?
Sorvus has longed to live in the human realm as her druid mother once had. Being a half-breed in Vehaven, the realm above, has been troublesome to say the least, and having Lucius, the god of death as your father didn’t help matters much either. So when Sorvus sees in a vision that her Destoul, her soul’s one true mate, destined only for her, will be one of the new race, the Gwarda warriors, she is more than eager to begin her adventure. What she hopes to be a fairytale-like romance turns out to be challenging when she finds herself struggling to break through Darius’s cold heart. Darkness surrounds her in the human realm as the god-side of her sees dark and malevolent entities and feels the sting of death itself. Will she ever win the heart of her troubled mate? Will she be able to survive in the human realm where evil abounds?
Silence (A Gwarda Warrior Novel, Book Four)
The Gwarda Warriors series continues with book 4…
The Gwarda have a plan: Locate the archangel, Thristan, and Keirah’s sister, Josel. Rescue their Gwarda brothers from the god of death’s prison in Gamlock, and slay the evil minions Lucius has created.
For five long years, Thristan, an archangel of Vehaven, has been behind an invisible shield at a pond in the cursed forest of Surchin. Before being exiled to the human realm by his friend, Sorvus, he was told that the Gwarda race are his brothers, but the only brother Thristan wants to see is his twin, Eyramus. Is his brother still a part of Lucius’s evil army?
After all these years, a strange new power awakens within Thristan as he watches a beautiful female rush toward the pond and into his life. Will he finally have the power to break the shield?
The druid, Josel, is on the run with hideous black beasts at her heels. She was separated from her sisters many months ago and taken to the vile town of Johobin. She has escaped slavery, and after connecting with the seer, Thais, knows her sisters are coming to find her. Would she finally be reunited with her beloved sisters? As fate would have it, in front of her is the black-winged archangel of her visions. Perhaps he is her destiny.
Brilliance (A Gwarda Warrior Novel, Book Five)
The Gwarda Warriors series continues with Brilliance; book five...
Brae remains trapped inside of Regnum, the realm of the between, and the Gwarda and Eyramus, the archangel, are determined to find a way inside of the bizarre dimension to rescue her. Meanwhile, Breccan sets out to find Brae’s sister, Wren...
Breccan the strikingly handsome blond Gwarda has always been humorous and loyal but determined to remain a bachelor. Still, he clings to an image of the druid, Wren, which the seer, Thais, drew not so long ago. Wren is at a farm in the outskirts of Aldwich, and in order to obtain his full god powers and finally become a greater asset to his Gwarda brothers, Breccan needs to connect with her, connect with his soul mate, his Destoul. Will he remain adamant about only obtaining his powers, or will he fall for the fiery druid and surrender to the connection and passion which ignites between them?
Wren is known among the villagers of Johobin as a witch, which is fine by her just as long as they leave her alone. She has made a home at the farm outside of Aldwich and is perfectly content with the life she now leads. But when a gorgeous Gwarda warrior enters her life and tries to stake a claim to her, it threatens to turn her world inside out. She struggles to overcome her guilt and fear and to see beyond her scarred face and troublesome past. Will Breccan help her see that she's more than what consumes her? Can he penetrate the stubborn wall she has guarding her heart and make her see just how brilliant she shines?
Malevolence (A Gwarda Warrior Novel, Book Six)
Malevolence is book six and the final novel in the Gwarda Warriors series
Would you sacrifice your own freedom for the freedom of the one you love? Eyramus awakens filled with rage and out for blood...
He is a wanted archangel determined to find and rescue his soul mate, Brae, who is trapped inside the realm of the in between, Regnum. He seeks to ensure her safe return to the human realm and to her sisters, even if it means the god of death will finally capture him... Even if it means he loses his own life in the process.
Once a servant of Lucius, the god of death, Eyramus is tired of running from the evil one who once controlled his mind. Willing to turn himself over if it puts an end to the danger he has placed his mate in, he accepts an offer from Regnum, all the while believing Lucius is behind the offer and that he’ll never be free again.
Will he gain access to Regnum; the realm of the in between and free Brae, as well as other loved ones trapped there? Can he remain focused on his plan while fighting the overwhelming desire to claim and bind with his mate, the one who rightfully belongs to him? Will Lucius finally capture him and take him to the underworld?
Brae, in the persona of Gray, is at work in Regnum as Tazeer, the sorcerer, keeps a strong hold over her mind. Seeing familiar faces from the human realm sparks a struggle within her to fight Tazeer's hold, but seeing Eyramus ignites passion, desire, and a deep longing to be with, to bind with… her Destoul. Will the sisters finally be reunited? Will the fortress withstand the war on the horizon?
These questions and more are answered in the last full-length novel of the Gwarda Warriors series.
Sorrah (Mirror of Blackmor, Book 1)
"If you're looking for a romantic fantasy story to read, then I highly recommend Sorrah to you."~Amazon reviewer
Sorrah steps through an enchanted mirror built by her druid ancestors and emerges in the center of a village occupied by rebel forces. Thought to be a spy, she is watched closely and brought before Rohen, the incredibly foreboding, yet, ruggedly handsome leader of the resistance.
Sorrah has spent most of her twenty six years keeping her nose in fiction and herself far away from the crazy aunt who raised her. Everything changes the day she learns that her mother magically traveled through a mirror constructed by druid ancestors, lived in a world called Sorrah, fell in love with a Sorrien man, her father, and conceived a son.
Destined to walk in her mother’s footsteps and determined to rescue her imprisoned brother, Sorrah locates the enchanted mirror, steps through, and emerges in the center of a pond at a village occupied by rebel forces.
Danger surrounds her, yet, she senses a strange oneness with the resistance's leader, Rohen, and the world of Aaru.
She needs to trust her heart where Rohen is concerned, and be stronger than she ever thought possible in order to take her rightful place among the people, and fulfill her destiny as the chosen of the gods.
Please note: Sorrah is a full-length adult fantasy romance novel.
Sevin (Mirror of Blackmor, Book 2)
Book two in the Mirror of Blackmor trilogy!
Sevin, having stepped through the Mirror of Blackmor, has survived two years on Earth, a place which adversely affects his body and conjures up extraordinary sensations. His goals are to do whatever it takes to trigger his powers, find information regarding his father, who deserted him and his mother long ago in his homeland on Aaru, and to locate the mirror so he can return to his life as a trainer of soldiers in the army of the Queensguard.
At a standstill in his search, he hires Brynn Cavanaugh, a strong-willed, beautiful hometown woman filled with tenacity and courage, sparking passion and unbridled desire within. From the moment he sees her, he knows she is the one the Hendrin spoke of, the one that will force him to make tough choices and will change his life forever.
Brynn Cavanaugh has survived her little sister, but has barely lived herself. Feeling trapped in the small town of Walnut, Iowa, she decides it’s time for her to make a change and accepts a research position in the employment of the gorgeous Sevin Blackmor, the mysterious millionaire who built a mansion on his ancestors rural property. Sevin is nothing like how she expected him to be. He’s dominant, demanding to be sure, but discreetly kind and generous. His ability to see through her and his unique sensual ways, strokes her deepest cravings for more of him.
Determined to keep their relationship platonic, they begin to work together and uncover secrets surrounding the mirror and the Order, a sect of druids from long ago, comprised of three families. As Sevin’s powers ignite, so does passion and sexual hunger burn between them, calling out, demanding they bind themselves together as one and fulfill the destiny of the gods. Will Sevin return to the land of Sorrah to help his loved ones who face certain peril? Will he be able to leave Brynn behind or will love find a way to keep them together?
Aries (Mirror of Blackmor, Book 3)
To reclaim her life’s purpose and fulfill her destiny, Aries embarks on a journey in a world filled with magic, ancient curses, and enduring love.
Aries, born with a supernatural power, was destined to live in the enchanted world of Aaru, and has teamed up with the Saiden twins, Kade and Zen, along with their sister, Abigail. Together they search for ways to rid the world of Victor, an evil sorcerer whose mind is set on overthrowing the royal kingdom of Sandrin, and dethroning Queen Sorrah.
Ancient powers are at play and Aries will need to remain strong if she is to help save those she loves, as well as the world she discovers is her birth place. As forces unfold around her, voices in the wind seemingly direct her path, leading her deep inside Silvermist forest, to a place where she is expected to break an ancient curse of the gods and unleash the dryad, warriors that could give them the advantage against Victor’s army.
As Kade trains her in magic, and Zen in skills of hand to hand combat, she continues to be drawn both physically and emotionally to one brother more than the other. He is fierce and introverted, but his silent torment calls to her spirit and speaks to her heart in ways she never believed possible. He is determined to remain at her side, proclaiming his allegiance to her safety and to her, but will his secrets threaten to ruin their love and keep them apart forever?
Aries is the final novel in the Mirror of Blackmor trilogy.