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About M.L. Philpitt
M.L. Philpitt is Canadian-born and raised, and enjoys representing Canada within her novels. As a Ravenclaw, she loves education, having undergraduate degrees in English Literature and Sociology, a certificate in Autism and Behavioural Sciences, and a MA in Counselling Psychology.
She writes in various romance new adult genres including but not limited to paranormal, fantasy, dark romance, and contemporary. She has lots of crazy trapped in her head for readers to enjoy.
When M.L. Philpitt isn’t making up stories, she’s enjoying those imagined by other authors. Her love of reading began when she was a young child and only grew with age. She likes many genres, as reflected in her writing preferences. Despite being an author, she’s an active ARC reader, book buyer, and moderator for The New Adult Book Club on Goodreads.
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Magic-less and descended from the Sinclair coven, I’m nothing but the cure to vampirism. Vampires have hunted my family for centuries and I’m no exception. My dark captor claims to not want my blood…for himself. He’s the devil incarnate, but I can’t bring myself to completely despise him. Not when he tempts me so.
I vowed to wipe out the entire Sinclair coven after one of theirs took what mattered most to me. She’s all that’s left. Driven by centuries of hate and a long-standing vow, I strike the deal: sell her blood in exchange for her life. It should be simple, until fate intervenes. But then, fate no longer matters...not when my growing feelings toward her outweigh my vow.
Cure Bound is the first book in The Witches’ Bind Trilogy. Cure Bound reads as a standalone, but the trilogy should be read in order due to the overarching series plot. Cure Bound is a dark vampire romance with content some readers may find triggering. Trigger warnings include dubious consent, explicit sexual content, kidnapping, physical violence, swearing, attempted rape, and death.
All I wanted was to get away from my coven and its archaic rules. My dream is to live a regular human life, but when my wish is to leave the coven is granted, of course there’s strings attached. Given to the shifter pack near us, freedom is even further way. The only good thing about my new life is the sexy, new alpha of the pack, Ryder. But submitting to this life still means captivity, and no matter what kind of attraction we have, I refuse to accept it regardless of what fate may be trying to tell me.
I needed magic to save my dying father, and what I got instead was a witch who wants out of the supernatural life. She gives me more than I bargained for when I realize she’s my future. We reach an understanding, but she’s bound and determined to leave the pack and coven life behind. But I won’t let her go, as even if she’s chosen to fight me on this, she belongs with me.
Moon Bound is the second book in The Witches’ Bind Trilogy. Moon Bound can be read as a standalone, but is best read after Cure Bound. Moon Bound is a rejected fates mates romance with content some readers may find triggering. Trigger warnings include death, emotional abuse, toxic family relationship, explicit sexual content, kidnapping, swearing, and pregnancy.
I know my role. Be the witch Mom needs me to be, the leader the coven demands me to be, and the wife I have to be. My future is merely a means to ensure the coven remains the most powerful of our kind. So, I say the vows, complete the union, and marry the witch pre-chosen for me. Wanting nothing to do with him, I strike a deal to ensure my independence. My plan was concrete until that first kiss. I didn’t count on wanting him, let alone loving him. A love he’ll never return, and I must accept the fact before I’m gone forever.
A man needs but one goal in his life, and for me, it’s the acquisition of power. Finally, after the union ceremony I’ve been chasing, I have the magic of many, and with it, a wife I don’t want. Thankfully, she feels the same about me, removing the necessity of a typical marriage between us. But temptation is too compelling, and when one kiss turns into one night and one night turns into multiple, Adalyn is all I come to think about. She’s all I see. All I want. Until fate changes. Soon she’ll be gone and I’m forced to decide which matters more: magic or Adalyn.
Union Bound is the third book in The Witches’ Bind Trilogy. Cure Bound and Moon Bound must be read first, for a better understanding of the ending. Union Bound is an arranged marriage romance with content some readers may find triggering. Trigger warnings include death, emotional abuse, toxic family relationship, explicit sexual content, lying, swearing.
In order to protect you, I needed to lose you—to give you up. For years I’ve been tormented knowing another man is touching you, earning moans from you that should be mine, and knowing you love him for it. In order for this to work though, I must wait my turn.
But now I’m back, Dolly, and I’m coming for you. Remember the games we played in high school? We’re all grown up now, so this round will be on an entirely new level, and I hope you’re ready. I’ll steal your happiness, and then when you’re alone with nothing and no one, I’ll steal you. After all, it’s fair, don’t you think?
You think I’m the monster, when all I’ve ever done is defend you from the true villain. And this time is no different.
Ready? Set… Go.
Ruthless Letters is the first book in the Captive Writings series, which must be read in order. Ruthless Letters is a grey bully romance with content some readers may find triggering. This series gets darker with each passing book.
Once, you were my best friend and first love, but then you ran away, hiding in plain sight for years as a sidekick to a villain. We’re no longer on the same side, so the stakes have increased. I know your weaknesses, and I’ll do whatever it takes until I break you.
You push me away, but I’m not going anywhere. You want a reprieve, but the reaper isn’t in the business of gifting such an act. I’ll win this fight, Cherry-Girl, whether you like it or not. After so many years, the despair I felt at losing you manifested into something greater—something darker and more malicious.
Until the circumstances change in ways I hadn’t expected, and I realize whose side you’ve truly been on. This time, I’m not letting you go again.
Vicious Texts is the third book in the Captive Writings series, which must be read in order. Vicious Texts is a dark second-chance romance with content some readers may find triggering.
You’ve been through Hell and back. You’ve been to where only the darkest of villains have found pleasure in their actions. You’ve survived everything he’s done to you, but now it’s time for you to find yourself again, and I’ll be here every step of the way.
Sometime in between when I saw you in that cage and when your arms found solace around me, I claimed you as mine and I’ll protect you from everything—even yourself. Together, we’ll burn the scum alive and play in the ashes from the flames.
I write to you so you’re aware whenever you choose to unlock the door and come out of hiding, I’ll be right here. But if you think you’ll be leaving the room only to run from me, you’re severely wrong. You’ve burned yourself into my soul and now it’s time for us to blaze together.
Burning Notes is the fourth and final book in the Captive Writings series, which must be read in order. Burning Notes is a dark romance with content some readers may find triggering.
You’re a job. A few messages, a nighttime visit, and you’ll fly right out the cage door and into his arms. He’ll save you and condemn himself in the process. You believe I’m the bad guy, but you’re actually leading me straight to the villain of this story.
Little Bird, I was never supposed to touch. I was never supposed to want you how I do. I’ve tempted you into more, but it’s you who’s dragged me down. How can I use and discard you when I’m becoming so obsessed with you?
We’re not even at the best part of the game yet, but when we make it to the finish line, you’ll learn the truth and you will hate me.
Unfortunately for you, I’ve decided I’m not done with you.
Obsessive Messages is the second book in the Captive Writings series, which must be read in order. Obsessive Messages is a grey stalker romance with content some readers may find triggering.