Description : Equites, Book 4 in the Heku Series, starts off with the beginnings of a war. Damon and Emily are still fighting while the Equites defends itself against attacks from both the Valle and the Encala. An accident sends Emily to the hospital, and the tension with the Valle becomes more explosive. Emily suspects the heku have a secret, and will go to any measure to find out what it is. She comes face-to-face with the darker side of the heku and quickly comes to terms with it. An agricultural coven takes her in and her views of the sinister heku begin to change. Emily’s past with Keith comes back to haunt her, and a vile attack shows the Equites how far the Valle and Encala are willing to go to gain possession of the Winchester Heirs. Sam’s loyalty comes into question as Emily finds a small niche out in the world with the mortals. Attacks on her become more dangerous, and she finds that the heku may not be as indestructible as she once thought. An ultimatum is placed that could upend the entire species.
Description : Encala, Book 3 in the Heku Series, finds Emily and Chevalier settled into the palace and life as one of the ruling heads of the Equites begins. The Equites elect Damon onto the Equites Council and he immediately finds himself at odds with Emily. Her independence and head-strong personality harshly conflict with his strict nature as one of the ‘old ones’. As the Council City Cavalry struggles to keep tabs on Emily, the Encala begin their mission to gain her confidence and then jump to drastic measures to pull her into the Encala Faction. The V.E.S. emerges, and come to believe that Emily and Allen are being controlled by the vampires. They quickly intertwine themselves closely with the city outside of Council City, the home of the Equites. Emily and Allen head to New Mexico to attend the wedding of Emily’s cousin, and find themselves in the company of a strange heku. This heku befriends Emily, and comes to her defense when Chevalier finds out, and the Equites Council threatens to turn against her. Emily’s abilities strengthen, and her immense value as a weapon becomes evident to all three factions and the relationships become more tense and volatile.
Description : Ferus, Book 6 in the Heku Series, continues to follow the Ferus Organization, a heku alignment that is struggling to become the 4th heku faction. With the newly renewed tension between the factions growing even more violent, Emily struggles with the loss of past friendships. Chevalier and the Equites find themselves, once again, fighting to keep Emily with them, and their power brings the Valle and Encala to their knees, again wishing to renew the once strong alliance. Emily finds friendship and purpose out on the island and only another attack brings her back to the palace, but not for long. Again the V.E.S. interferes, and when the island is no longer safe, she is forced to return to the palace. Exavior crosses the line and breaks ancient rules set to keep the mortals safe from the ancients. Emily and Dustin begin a war of their own and the Equites become irritated with their constant fighting. When Dustin takes the arguing to new levels, the Equites Elders begin to lose their faith in the former Powan. Another war in Council City pits the Equites against the other factions, and Emily’s method of revenge even shocks the Equites.
Description : Chevalier has never been told no. For thousands of years he's sat on the Equites Council, ruling body of his heku faction, and for thousands of years his every order has been followed immediately and without question. One of the most important rules of the heku, is that no one is to feed from unwilling donors. Following a tip that a young mortal woman is being brutally attacked by his own kind, he seeks her out and immediately begins to experience unnatural feelings for the woman. Emily, a beautiful rancher from Montana, has spent her entire life being violently attacked by beings she assumed were vampires. It isn't until she meets Chevalier that she learns of her startling family history, a history that immediately throws her into the volatile world of the heku.
Description : Proditor, Book 5 in the Heku Series, starts with Emily trying to re-integrate herself back into the world of the heku. Tempers are high and trust has been lost, but the process of healing begins. The beginnings of a peaceful existence between factions lead to deeper suspicions and distrust. Emily finds it easy to befriend the enemy factions, but the Equites question their motives. A petition forms for the acceptance of a 4th faction, but none of the current 3 will agree and the 4th faction turns to Emily for support and guidance. The V.E.S. become stronger in the United States and threatens to expose the heku. The factions align to stop that from happening, and find themselves at odds when Emily is thrown in with the V.E.S. to help their species. Exavior again causes problems, and finds himself in the grips of Chevalier's wrath. Not even the Valle come to his defense and Exavior goes to severe extremes to get what he desires. He manages to expose even more of Emily's abilities, and she again finds herself lost in the world of the heku. An upheaval in the Valle Council puts all factions at risk and endangers Emily's life.
Description : Emily continues her quest to seek revenge for the death of her Cavalry, much to the dismay of the Equites and Encala Faction. The Equites are in a race against time to locate the fallen Encala Elder in hopes of preventing a war, but Emily is dead set on keeping him until he's suffered for the deaths. The Encala overstep in their mission to regain Frederick, forcing Chevalier's darker side forward. As Alexis grows, she struggles to fit into the world of the heku, and strives to find a place in a world she only partially belongs to. Emily befriends a strange mortal man, a self-proclaimed Vampire Hunter, and he causes tension in the house as heku and hunter have a power-struggle over protecting Emily. A trip to the Valle turns disastrous when Emily and Kralen are caught in a battle caused by the Encala, and Kralen finds himself unable to protect her, and returns to his coven. Emily goes to extreme measures to return her friend and guard, and gives him an offer he can't refuse. Another ancient being emerges and again separates Emily from her beloved heku. The Cavalry sets out to find her and Chevalier decides to handle the Encala himself. Mysterious things begin happening to Emily, and Chevalier swears to find the source.
Description : Emily begins to recover from her long captivity with Salazar, but a drastic setback threatens not only her, but the lives of the Equites Council. Chevalier struggles with Emily’s renewed friendship with the Encala, when they offer her a companion in a time of need. Learn more about the relationships between the Old Ones and the original heku, the Ancients. Chevalier’s fierce hatred for the Ancients comes to play and pits the Old Ones against them once again. The Old Ones learn more about Emily and threats emerge as Emily discovers hidden Ancient abilities within herself. Salazar’s hold tightens once again and they begin to wonder if Emily will ever be completely out of his grasp. Alexis begins to crave motherhood and Dain steps up as a formidable presence in Emily’s protection. The Valle make a startling revelation, one that could bring Chevalier and Emily the peace they seek.