Rue Volley resides on Earth with her husband, Von Erik, and their two pug sons, Momo and Oshi. She is an award winning author, graphic artist, and screenwriter. She is also the Creative/Marketing Director for Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishing, and co-owner of Lovebites Production Company, which specializes in Dark Fantasy Films.
Rue released her first film, Hellhound, in November of 2014. She is currently working on two more films, ‘The Devil’s Gate’ and ‘Into the Never’. Please visit her at ruevolley.com
and one PISSED OFF CHICK.
Meet the HELLHOUNDS.
Earth’s only defense against the rising tide of HELL.
Beaten down and broken, HALO BAY has spent her life at the feet of abusive men.
One fateful night she fights back, but when she awakens from her battle she finds herself at a crossroads.
She can be damned to purgatory forever, or train to become a Hellhound, a defender of humanity and demonic assassin.
With righteous intention on her side, she joins in the HOLY WAR
between Lucifer and God.
Two angelic SIBLINGS who have yet to settle the ultimate score.
Every LEGEND has a DARK PAST.
Unlock your HELLHOUND today.
In ‘Dogs of War’ we rejoin Halo Bay and the Hellhounds as they adjust to an unexpected loss. Weakened and feeling as if they may be losing the battle, the Hellhounds reach out to the most unlikely of creatures…that of the vampires. At Ari’s insistence, two very powerful vampires are called upon to help them.
Hunter, who has a sordid past with Dorin and Vanessa, Queen of the vampires and daughter to Dracula himself. As they struggle to solidify their new alliance, Halo finds she has to barter with the only thing she truly owns. Herself. This is a deal that Lucifer is eager to seal and, blinded by love, Halo may be stepping into a plan set in motion centuries before she even existed.
Will she restore the balance between Heaven and Hell? Or will be become the final seal?
This is the THIRD and Final book in the series.
Waking up in Hell is not where anyone wants to be, but this is exactly what has happened to Halo Bay. After being tricked into a lustful night of pleasure she now accepts her new responsibility as a caregiver to a child she finds impossible to hate. Just as she starts to regain her strength, a new player enters the game that may cause her to let her guard down when she needs it the most. After a daring attempt at freedom she will soon discover that her feelings will need to be set aside if she is to fulfill her obligations as a protector of humanity and a branded Hellhound. Vampires, Hellhounds and Werewolves will need to unite as one, if they plan to defeat the ultimate enemy that is rising from the depths of Hell itself. As the blood moon hangs high in the night sky the true fight for humanity will begin.
This is the FOURTH book in the Hellhound Series.
This book contains TWO origin stories.
“The Long Ride to Hell”
Long ago, in a time of War, a great man ruled with an iron fist, that of Vlad the Impaler. His armies vast and his lands growing but it was not at his own hand, it was led by Dorin, The Red Dragon.
Dorin served Castle Bran and his Lord with an unwavering loyalty. His strength absolute and his armor impenetrable, except for one thing, his forbidden love for Vlad.
With war subsiding and a bright future of peace on the horizon, Lady Illona is sent to Castle Bran to bind their nation’s houses as one. As a wedding looms, Dorin finds that his love cannot be contained and it sets a series of events into motion that will seal his fate and that of the legend of Dracula, forever.
Rue Volley is a seventeen year old going on immortal. Her mother Grace is in Rolling River Asylum, after she mysteriously stopped speaking to anyone. Her father William is now absent from her life. The only person she thinks she has left is her annoying brother Kai, who tries to kill her with his lack of cooking skills. Kai convinces Rue that she needs to be more social and drags her to a party at Johnathan Graphs house. Little does Rue know that because of this one small change in her otherwise normal routine, her life as she knows it will never be the same. Rue is about to find out that she will never die and has to make the ever trecherous decision of which hot boy she will spend eternity with. She wants Johnathan Graph, really, really bad but she needs Joshua Barrington, a boy who does nothing but annoy her death. One boy wants to kill her and one will die to save her. Suddenly, although she has lost the core of the family that she has known, she has gained a new family, who desperately try to help mold her into what she will become. Rue struggles to learn who she is as she navigates through a new world of beings that seem to want to own her or destroy her completely. This story takes Rue on a wild ride from her hometown of Calvary, Minnesota to the gates of the immortal city of Valon…the birthplace of her decendants…immortals who believe that humans are nothing but cattle. What do you eat when blood grosses you out, but that’s all you think about? Everything is such a big deal, except death…OMG.
In book two the story takes a much darker turn. The rogue vampires are introduced as they try to destroy everything Rue holds dear. Rue is fighting her way back to reality after being abducted and forced to enter Valon, the ancient city to all vampires. Dark forces close in all around her as new enemies threaten to take everything she has ever known.
Epic battles rage, new enemies are uncovered, and the deepest of loves may have to be sacrificed for survival.
Six books, one epic journey. Make their story your own.
We join Rue as she wakes up in a foreign place. She does not remember who she, how she got there or why her heart aches so badly. She also has a very bad feeling that if she gets well, something terrible will come of it. She struggles to get a grip on reality as new friends try their best to earn her trust, but old enemies bring with them memories of a life she has all but forgotten.
Once again she finds herself in a battle of epic proportions, only this time her greatest enemy is her own mind and what it will accept as truth.
Will she allow herself to move forward? or, will she fade into memory once and for all?
As Rue accepts the tragedies that have befallen her family, she finds it almost impossible to allow love back into her heart. Everyday she is maturing, coming closer to becoming a true protector. Closer to understanding her power and what she truly is. All the while some old enemies have now become strong allies, and some allies are not what they seemed to be.
Will she love again?
Will she take the final steps and accept her powers?
Or will she force them back into the books, locking them away forever?
In book five of the Blood & Light vampire series life takes an even stranger turn for Rue and all of the characters you have come to love.
Johnathan suffers with loss of a great magnitude, Joshua and Rue try to cope with an ever growing “Gracie”, Theo try’s to distract himself from his longing for Jonah, and suddenly a new darkness arises forcing them to become the family they have always been destined to become. Continue your journey in this epic saga with a new breed of vampire as we ramp up to the final book in the series, that of book 6 “Hope & Faith”.
Rue faces the biggest obstacle in her path yet…herself.
Her power is so immense that she has weaved a safety net for everyone around her. She has created a new reality to ignore the truth. It is so impenetrable that she may not even be able to destroy it.
Their one true enemy has discovered their location after being buried in the earth for decades. This new threat will join forces with anyone who harbors ill will towards Rue and her family.
Rue must wake up to reality and set things right.
Will she discover her true destiny in time?
*as a bonus to fans this final book in the series has two prequels added on at the end of the book.
“Birth of a Vampire” and “Will and Wonder”*
Bethany was born into a world of privilege and has never had to want for anything in her life. Her parents gave her everything but the one thing she desired the most…love. When Bethany’s mother dies, her Father becomes even more distant with the immediate replacement of Bethany’s mother by “Miko”, a woman who has no compassion nor interest in Bethany whatsoever.
On her own and living in a penthouse, a lavish gift from her father, Bethany ignores all responsibility as she lives on a weekly allowance her Father is sure to place into her bank account. With too much time on her hands, Bethany is free to pursue other interests such as a young man she never cared for in school named Ryan Blackwood. Ryan is a male escort for hire and has made his living on pleasuring the higher echelons of New York society women, but when he meets Bethany his game is shifted from one of hunter to one of prey and he will soon find out that she is not the easy target he once imagined.
Their torrid love affair is filled with a painful need to harm each other in every way, including the bedroom. Will Bethany finally receive the love she has always desired or will her lineage doom her forever?
“The Bitter End” is book one in the Golden Crown Series, filled with lust, greed, suspense and murder. Sometimes new beginnings lead only to bitter ends.
A terrible past will build two things, a bridge to freedom or a gate to hell. Join the Players of The Golden Crown Series in book two as the saga continues.
Reluctantly accepting her fate, Bethany has settled into the role of “Mother” but never that of “wife”. She feels the looming threat approaching that will leave her alone with Ryan as August and Cas near their 18th birthdays. She has spent years with prescription medication guiding her moods and emotions only to suddenly decide to allow the world to creep back in. With that she ventures out and finds danger at the hands of what may be her only redemption. This one act sets the chess game in motion as a new man enters their lives and Bethany finds it very hard to resist him. Threatened and fearing rejection, Ryan contacts an old enemy and invites the darkness back in. All the while, August and Cas both harbor dark secrets of their own, navigating a world both Ryan and Beth are not even aware of until it may be too late. Sometimes no matter what you do, the dragon will rise.
Beth and Ryan find themselves at a crossroads. They can either part and try to find happiness or stay and accept their fate. After the tragedy they endured in their own home Beth is still trying her best to explore a love she cannot quite accept with Mani. His patience with her is nothing short of miraculous as she battles to make him more than just a carnal pleasure.
Ryan is fighting his own demons, which have expanded from not only sexual but self destructive. All the while new enemies have risen up from the grave and are more than willing to try to consume them all.
Redemption can be found, even in hell, if that is where you happen to be.