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Light: Bolt Saga: Volume Six

by Angel Payne on 2019-04-30

Parts 16, 17 & 18
As Reece and Emma Richards await the biggest miracle of their lives, their anticipation is mixed with apprehension. The Consortium has fallen eerily silent, increasing the couple’s dread about the superpowered chaos being brewed by the cunning Faline and her growing army of brainwashed worshippers.
But the gift of a new life also brings a rush of new hope for the super duo, reconnecting Reece and Emma in ways they never imagined. Soon, the power of love spreads through the rest of Team Bolt. Celebrations are in order, and Faline’s wickedness is eclipsed—until Bolt and Flare are called to help with a bizarre search and rescue beneath LA’s bustling streets.
During the mission, the pair make a discovery that changes everything. As Reece and Emma discover their nemesis’s plans for global domination, they must face off with Faline in one last battle that will test their unity, push their limits, and force them to trust in their greatest power of all: the light of everlasting love.

Surge: Bolt Saga: Volume Five: Parts 13, 14 & 15

by Angel Payne on 2019-01-15

With her physical abilities ignited beyond imagination, Emmalina Crist now stands as an equal with the love of her life, Reece Richards. The only thing better than becoming a badass warrior by day is basking in the man’s passion by night.
But the newly christened Flare—and all her solar-powered abilities—must remain a secret from the world, hidden from enemies that threaten to reemerge at any the most important day of Reece and Emma’s life. The crisis exposes a new layer to the Consortium’s vile vendetta and forces the newlyweds into a painful separation.
When Reece and Emma are finally reunited, the joy is double-edged. Team Bolt is still in danger, and there’s a precious new life they’ll do anything to protect—including going into hiding. With her identity stripped and her life changed, Emma questions her choices and retreats from Reece. The hero of LA is broken and searching for answers, and everything hangs in the balance.

Bolt Saga: 12

by Angel Payne on 2018-11-27

A challenge. A choice. A risk. A price…

Though Reece Richards saved his city from complete destruction, Faline Garand hasn’t extracted her claws from his psyche. Faced with losing him to the Consortium forever, each member of Team Bolt—including Emma—must take drastic measures to save him.

Emmalina Crist can no longer stand by and watch as the forces of evil gain traction, threatening the life and sanity of the man she loves. Pushing past fear, she leads a secret mission to take the fight to Faline’s turf—but the risk leads to a price beyond her expectations…and consequences beyond her imagination.

Reece pays the ransom to save Emma with the only thing the Consortium really wants: him. But there’s no turning back for either of them now. Emma will become a woman forever transformed, risking even Reece’s love in order to save him from his own willing sacrifice. In the end, will he still choose their fated fusion, despite how everything—even she—has changed?

Fuse: Bolt Saga: Volume Four: Parts 10, 11 & 12 (Bolt Saga Volumes Book 4)

by Angel Payne on 2018-11-27

The storm is here. Will it rip apart their fated fusion?
Now that Reece Richards and Emmalina Crist have exposed the Consortium to the globe, they’re bracing for the organization’s full reprisal, undoubtedly led by Faline Garand. The woman, infamously obsessed with Reece, can’t be happy about the lovers’ worldwide announcement.
But an engagement doesn’t mean instant plans of white lace and roses for Bolt and his lady, especially when a key member of Team Bolt goes rogue and destroys half of downtown LA. Taking down his former friend is a harrowing nightmare for Reece, worsened by a shocking discovery that takes its toll in sickening ripples…
Including Reece’s own psyche.
With her man lost in a fathomless darkness, Emma can no longer stand on the sidelines. Pushing past her fears, she takes the fight straight to Faline’s turf—but the risk is huge, and so are the consequences.
There’s no turning back. The storm has broken, and the landscape of Reece and Emma’s relationship will be forever transformed. Can they fuse once more, coming together in love to survive the blast?

Bolt Saga: 7

by Angel Payne on 2018-08-31

Thunder is just the announcement of the storm…

After going to hell and back together, Reece Richards and Emmalina Crist are even more committed to their love—but their promise must remain a secret from the rest of the world…even if the Consortium seems to have gone underground along with their leader, the cold-blooded Faline.

But secrets are easy to keep—until family gets involved.

When Los Angeles names Reece as the honoree at their next gala, it’s reunion time for all the members of the Richards dynasty. The night drips with glamour but is tainted by old wounds and new dangers. Reece doesn’t know who to trust after he learns his abduction might not have been the Consortium’s first contact with the Richards empire. Does the storm that started so long ago continue today? And if so, will he be able to shield Emma from the surge?

Bolt Saga: 9

by Angel Payne on 2018-08-31

Sometimes, love is the only lightning…

Still reeling from the explosion of information wrought by his brother, Reece Richards assembles Team Bolt to take on an adversary he never imagined. His father.

With Emmalina Crist at his side, Reece arrives at the new Richards Resorts luxury hotel as the prodigal son returned, only now he sees the approval he once craved as the sham it really is. But it’s too late. The party is a trap. In the caverns beneath Paris, Reece prepares himself for the inevitable—and Emma recognizes that no matter how they’ve disagreed about fighting this battle, they’ll only walk away from it if they hold fast to their love.

During Team Bolt’s most unforgettable standoff yet, sacrifices are made and truths learned that will change Reece and Emma’s journey in wrenching ways—and take their love story to places it’s never been. Places they can only reach by believing in each other…and their love.

Bolt Saga: 8

by Angel Payne on 2018-08-31

In the City of Light, their hearts have to blaze the brightest…

The newest Richards Resorts luxury hotel is about to open in Paris, but that’s not why Reece Richards whisks Emmalina Crist off to the iconic city weeks before the big event. Somewhere in the city, they must find the truth behind the Richards family’s ties to the Consortium—and exactly what those connections mean to Reece’s vendetta against the monsters who transformed him into an electric mutant.

Conflict collides with romance when Reece enlists help for their cause from the most unlikely of sources, triggering insecurity and fury in Emma. But even old scars are healed by the spell of the most romantic city on earth, and the lovers vow to squeeze as much passion as they can out of the small respite fate has given them…

Until the vacation is cut terrifyingly short.

Now, nothing and nobody are what they seem, and faces are just masks. The only thing the couple can trust is each other—and the invisible pulses of their hearts, binding the unstoppable power of their love.

Pulse: Bolt Saga: Volume Three: Parts 7, 8 & 9 (Bolt Saga Volumes Book 3)

by Angel Payne on 2018-08-28

While Reece Richards and Emmalina Crist play out their romance in the global public eye as superhero Bolt and his beautiful ladylove, they keep their biggest secret to themselves. Even if the lunatics of the Consortium have gone underground along with their leader, the cold-blooded Faline, Reece and Emma know the criminals could resurface at any time and threaten everything about the new life they’re building together.

But secrets take on new meanings when a night of glamour and celebration exposes old wounds—and new dangers. When Reece uncovers evidence that there may be a connection between his family and the Consortium’s insane experiments, his quest for answers leads him, Emma, and the rest of Team Bolt to Paris.

In the City of Light, truths are exposed and a trap is set, leading to a clash in the city’s caverns that permanently alters everything for Reece and Emma—and reveals that no superpower on earth is more potent than the pulse of their true love.

Bolt Saga: 10

by Angel Payne on 2018-08-28

A storm is coming—and it’s hunting the lightning.

Reece Richards and Emmalina Crist have returned to the public eye as an engaged couple, but that doesn’t mean white roses and wedding marches are in their near future. Not only has the Richards family sustained heavy losses, but Team Bolt is reeling from numerous casualties. Reece has revealed the truth about the Consortium to the world, but that means finding and defeating the lunatics…before the storm arrives at their door. But the mission turns even more personal when an unexpected energy lights the fuse…


Burying the loved ones who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their cause would be brutal enough, but Team Bolt receives shocking news from an unexpected source that could change everything about their future.

While Reece and Emma recommit themselves to a love that binds them deeper by the day, they can’t ignore the forces that conspire to tear them apart—including the vulnerabilities of their hearts and minds. Can Reece and Emma move on with the strength they’ve gained from their new fusion, even as Reece is forced to don his battle leathers again—or will forces greater than any they’ve ever encountered threaten their most ultimate power: their love?

Bolt Saga: 11

by Angel Payne on 2018-08-28

A price he paid from his soul. A love she must save with hers.

A rogue member of Team Bolt controlled by the Consortium has destroyed half the City of Angels. To save the metropolis he calls home, Reece Richards puts on the Bolt battle leathers once more and confronts the adversary he once called friend in a battle that tests much more than his superpowers—and exacts a price from his soul that might be unrecoverable.

When Reece returns home with his spirit drained, his soul exposed, and his powers out of control, Emma must see through the darkness to the man beneath the pain—and the love in which she still believes.

Desire guides Reece back to Emma, and their union helps him recharge the part of himself he thought died in the battle against evil. But what they share may not be powerful enough to stave off the clutches of the Consortium.

He may have won the battle, but the war for control over Reece takes a critical hit by a force determined to become a part of him forever.

Ignite: Bolt Saga: Volume Two: Parts 4,5 & 6

by Angel Payne on 2018-07-31

Life is beyond different when a girl is in love with a superhero, and Emmalina Crist is basking in every passionate, supercharged second of the dream. But lightning bolts and power pulses can’t replace the trust she and Reece need to survive as a couple—a bond that’s challenged when a significant secret is withheld.
In a quest for clarity, Emma flees to New York—but Reece soon follows when learning the Consortium is ready to get back at him by targeting her. His mission to keep her safe has Emma more jumbled than ever. Is she strong enough to be with a man—a superhero—like him on a long-term basis? The ignition of their bodies is undeniable, but is the fire of their souls just as formidable? What happens when lightning flares but has no ground?
When a night of celebration goes horrifyingly awry, disaster strikes. Reece has to chase down the people who have taken his woman and ripped out his heart. But saving Emma also means reliving the hell of his past.

Bolt Saga: 6

by Angel Payne on 2018-07-31

Trying to catch lightning in a bottle, they’ve messed with the wrong Bolt…
When a night of celebration goes horrifyingly awry, Reece Richards has to call upon a team of elite operatives to help him chase down the bastards who have taken his woman—and ripped out his heart.
But this ops mission is anything but one of their ordinary runs. The woman who holds Emmalina in her clutches also holds the key to a big chunk of Reece’s mysterious past—a hell he must face again in his bargain for Emma’s life. Only by latching his heart to Emma’s, and trusting in the connection of their love, will he be able to get her out of the ordeal alive—a demand that takes its toll on him in ways he hasn’t experienced.
What happens when Reece and Emma’s most frightening challenge is no longer those who are hunting them? What can a superhero do when he’s the biggest danger to the woman he loves? And what will that woman do to save them both from that hell?

Bolt Saga: 5

by Angel Payne on 2018-06-26

Driven apart by fear… Reunited by danger…
Though it’s tearing him up, Reece Richards is determined to honor his woman’s wishes for some time alone in New York to work with the nonprofit organization she now leads—until a secret missive from the Consortium changes everything, forcing him to fly to the Big Apple in the name of protecting Emmalina Crist from those who wish to do her harm.
His plans on watching over her from afar are blown apart when her life is threatened—but even though he’s in exactly the right place at the right time, she’s not happy to see the man she left on the West Coast so she could get some clarity.
Now, her perspective is more jumbled than ever. She loves Reece, but doubts from her past and confusion about the present form a wall around her heart, making her wonder if she’s strong enough to be with a man—a superhero—like him on a long-term basis. Though their bodies burn for each other, is the bond of their souls just as formidable? Or is she the weak link in Reece’s armor that he can’t afford?

Bolt Saga: 4

by Angel Payne on 2018-06-26

Can love ignite a soul darkened by vengeance?
Life is beyond different as the girlfriend of a retired superhero, but to Emmalina Crist, the reward of loving Reece Richards is worth the cost. But when she comes across proof that Reece has been hiding a significant secret from her, their relationship is irrevocably rocked.
Reece might have hung up his crime-fighting leathers, but he’s continued dancing with danger by working covertly with ex-FBI hotshot Sawyer Foley to learn more about the Consortium—and how they can beat the sadistic scientists at their own game. While Reece denies revenge as his motivation for the hunt, he’s forced to reexamine his motivations when Sawyer brings a questionable ally into their inner circle—and a distraught Emma finds out.
Now, Reece has never been closer to unveiling the Consortium—but at what cost? His honor? His life? And what about the woman who has helped him redefine both? Is he willing to let Emma go in the name of vengeance? Or will their love be the light his soul truly needs?

Bolt: Bolt Saga: Volume One: Parts 1, 2 & 3

by Angel Payne on 2018-06-14

Working the night shift at one of Downtown LA’s hottest hotels, Emmalina Crist has had her fair share of strange encounters—but none of them have prepared her for meeting Reece Richards, the charismatic bad boy of the Richards Resorts dynasty. Emma and Reece share an experience unlike anything they could have imagined, leaving Reece enraptured and Emma weighing the consequences of this supercharged night of passion with her boss.
But Emma learns fighting the flames only fans them, as Reece saves her life and is compelled to reveal his true identity as Bolt, the city’s superhero savior. She’s always wanted more than just a typical relationship, but falling in love with the man behind the mask is one electrifying ride. Defining their relationship is no easy task—particularly while they’re being subjected to the media’s spotlight, their families’ intrusions, and racing to stay one step ahead of the fringe scientists who want to get Reece back on their lab table.
Emma is helpless to resist Reece’s passion and power. He’s bolted her heart and soul forever. But can she reach beyond the normal expectations of reality, and even herself, to fight for the one ultimate superpower—true love?