Book 3 of the Shadowfae Chronicles
September 2010 (US) - November 2010 (UK)

Cover art by Craig White

Beyond the veil of magic, a fairy otherworld pulses with glamour and dark beauty. It's a place where passions run deep and dark — and death is just one kiss away...

Mina is a banshee whose greatest power lies in her siren song. She's beholden to her boss Joey, a snake-shifter who once saved her life and now employs her as a gang enforcer. She refuses to upset the fragile balance between them by admitting that she longs for him, that his embrace is the only thing she craves more than revenge for her mother's death...

When Mina learns that Joey may have been involved in her mother's murder, fury threatens to spill out of her, note by vicious note. She and Joey have always trusted each other to stay alive, but now she's not sure what to believe. The evidence stacked against him — or the one man who haunts her dreams and burns in her blood...

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Read the first chapter online here


"Intense, emotional, sexy... what more could you ask for?... A riveting story that I didn't want to put down. Erica Hayes writes beautiful, dark, seductive poetry and disguises it as the fiction world of the Shadowfae. Colorful, brilliant descriptions immerse you in this world. Once you open the pages... you are there among the swirling rainbow colors and heartwrenching music. The life of this world pulses in each line of the book... Dip your toes into the murky midnight waters...soon you'll be immersed with absolutely no desire to leave."
--Night Owl Reviews, 4 1/2 stars Top Pick

...an intriguing alternate reality, richly drawn and fully realized..."
--RT Book Reviews

"Fast paced and smoothly written with plenty of action, danger and internal conflict, Hayes writes an addicting dark and erotic urban fantasy that appeals to the darker side of our nature. The part of us that we like to keep hidden and safely under wraps. I will definitely be reading the next one in this series."
--Smexy Books Romance Reviews, 4/5

"Poison Kissed is an intense read and will keep you hooked from the very first look at Joey through Mina’s eyes, and the suspense will keep you on the edge of your seat right up until the very last word."
--Bitten by Books

"Full of lovely language and bizarre imagery... From glass fairies to demons in human guise, the novel is packed with the fantastic, but what’s best about POISON KISSED is the quality of Hayes’ prose. She uses language masterfully to paint a picture of an alternate reality that is inhabited by beauty and horror in equal measure."



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