SINISTRA DEI SERIES
Vampires like you've never seen them before.
If you like mysterious supernatural creatures, conflict-ridden romance, and serious heat, then you’ll love this Urban Fantasy series.
Feast of Reverence
For centuries, Serena served as an assassin for one of the most influential forces throughout history--the Catholic Church. Lately, the only assassinations she has in mind are her relationship with Nicholai, and his propensity to lose their mortgage money at the poker table. That is until Nicholai's human descendant is murdered, and he's the prime suspect.
As the body count rises, Serena and Nicholai are forced to question everything they believed true and work together, to track down the killer before it's too late.
Feast of the Epiphany
Giovanna has served the Holy Mother Church since the day they burned her at the stake. As a member of the Sinistra Dei, a secret order within the Catholic Church, Gia excelled at the art of assassinations.
Lately, the biggest crisis Gia has had to face is a long night at work. That is until her quiet world begins to unravel when her commander, and former lover, sinks into insanity. Before she can come to terms with his illness, and centuries of secrets and lies, dark immortals terrorize the French Quarter.
In the face of new enemies, old fears, a rising death toll, and the unexpected evolution of her supernatural powers—Gia is forced to choose between duty and loyalty to save those she loves.
Feast of the Epiphany is the second book in the Sinistra Dei series. If you like mysterious supernatural creatures, conflict-ridden romance, and a lot of heat, then you’ll love this Urban Fantasy series.
Feast of Mercy
Nick never wanted to live forever, and he certainly didn’t want to join the Order of the Sinistra Dei. Unfortunately, before he’s able to get used to the idea of immortality, the High Judge from the Vatican arrives in New Orleans to investigate the strange events of Fat Tuesday. If Nick doesn’t play his cards right, his forever could be a whole lot shorter.
Marin, a relatively new immortal, hasn’t had time to settle into the idea of living forever, and she doubts she ever will. When she’s forced to assist the High Judge in his investigation, she’ll do what she has to do to protect her clutch. However, her efforts bring her closer to facing the executioner’s blade.
As their world spins out of control, Marin and Nick struggle to reconcile past hurts and hold onto their budding relationship. With new enemies, new abilities, and new desires threaten to tear them apart. It isn’t long before they realize … Loving someone means you want the best for them...but what happens when what’s best isn’t you?
Feast of Atonement
Vampire, succubus, goddess…Joliette’s been called them all. But her people--the Anunnaki--are now headed for extinction, persecuted by one of the most powerful institutions in history.
Joliette has escaped after three centuries imprisoned inside a silver-lined casket. She wants nothing more than to put an end to the tyranny of the Order of the Sinistra Dei, a secret sect within the Catholic Church—until Lysander, her first love, walks back into her life.
Lysander, the High Judge of the Order is duty-bound to execute rogue immortals. His loyalty to the cause has never faltered—until he comes face to face with Joliette, a rebel and the only woman he’s ever loved.
After a millennium fighting on opposite sides of an ancient war, Lysander and Joliette must question life-long allegiances and learn to trust the enemy in order to save themselves and the ones they love from a new evil that threatens to destroy everything and everyone they love.
Feast of Ascension
Since emerging from the grave as an immortal, Bianca was warned to hide her extraordinary gifts—even from those closest to her. But when Bianca risks exposure to save her mother, she starts a chain reaction that threatens to destroy herself and everyone she loves.
Destined to rule the Aether, Blaise must find the fabled Scion in order to save his people. With a war raging, a young child missing, and friends dying, Blaise must convince the world’s most stubborn woman of her destiny before it’s too late.
The final installment to the Sinistra Dei series, Feast of Ascension, is a steamy, action-packed ride to save two realms and the hearts of two lonely souls.
Brutal, cruel, tender and sexy - A story of choices and long-lasting consequences of frivolous decisions and the impact of your choices on those you love. ★★★★★ – Amazon Reader
The story is full of surprises, particularly the end, and is well written, though in a clipped style. I think it would be enjoyed by any urban fantasy fan, especially those who like a little Christian mysticism in their stories. ★★★★★ - Awesome Indies
Feast of the Epiphany by Kathryn M Hearst is an enjoyable and sexy vampire novel with a new twist, great defined characters, and gorgeous descriptions. If you’re a fan of the original few Vampire Chronicles or first sixish Anita Blake books, this is definitely something you’d enjoy! ★★★★★ – Amazon Reader
A creative and exciting book that is full of action. There are no lulls in the story and the hits just keep on coming. It is an overall enjoyable book that I would recommend to anyone looking for a vampire story that hasn’t been played out. ★★★★★ – Fang-Freakin-Tastic Reviews
Feast of the Epiphany by Kathryn M Hearst is an enjoyable and sexy vampire novel with a new twist, great defined characters, and gorgeous descriptions. If you’re a fan of the original few Vampire Chronicles or first sixish Anita Blake books, this is definitely something you’d enjoy! ★★★★★ –Amazon Reader
It is very difficult for an independent author to step into a well-established literary archetype and handle it as marvelously as Kathryn M. Hearst does in Feast of the Epiphany. The first book in the Sinistra Dei series showcases the author’s thorough understanding of the common tropes of the vampire genre while confidently setting her foot in the sand as a new voice with new ideas in an otherwise crowded section of the bookshelf. ★★★★★ - Awesome Indies
If you’re a fan of serial vampire fiction and are looking for a fresh voice that not only captures but also amplifies the allure and mystique of the classics of the genre - look no further than the Sinistra Dei series by Kathryn M. Hearst! ★★★★★ – Amazon Reader
The old adage that sequels never live up to their predecessors is no longer correct, and this sequel to "Feast of the Epiphany" is amazing and powerful. First, I love the way that Hearst writes. It's her writing style and storytelling that is unique to her, a very big kudos for any writer, and she has what it takes. ★★★★★ – Amy's Bookshelf Reviews