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About Ashley N. Rostek
Ashley N. Rostek is a wife and mother by day and a writer by night. She survives on coffee, loves collecting offensive coffee mugs, and is an unashamed bibliophile.
To Ashley, there isn’t a better pastime than letting your mind escape in a good book. Her favorite genre is romance and has the overflowing bookshelf to prove it. She is a lover of love. Be it a sweet YA or a dark and lusty novel, she must read it!
Ashley’s passion is writing. She picked up the pen at seventeen and hasn’t put it down. Her debut novel is Embrace the Darkness, the first book in the Maura Quinn series.
For updates and sneak peeks on her upcoming projects, follow her on social media. Links below.
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My family is gone. My parents. My twin sister. All of them murdered by the man who has stalked me for years. He nearly killed me, too. But I got away and he’s still out there, searching for me. He won’t find me. At least, I hope not. Thanks to WITSEC, I’ve been given a new life with a new identity.
My uncle, my only living relative, has helped me glue myself back together and given me the tools I’ll need to survive. I’m not fixed and my grief is heavy, but I’m at a point where I can put one foot in front of the other to try to move on.
I know my future will be hard and lonely. I must stay strong and focus on the good. I’m getting a second chance at life. I am safe. My new home is beautiful. The four brothers who live next door are even more so. Little do I know that Colt, Creed, Keelan, and Knox will soon become my everything. It’s as if my lonely heart screamed out for someone good to find me. Four answered back.
***WARNING This is a reverse harem romance. Contains violence, graphic killing, foul language, and sexual content. Some parts may be triggering.***
Even though I’m all of those awful things, I could still be broken.
It’s happened before and I barely survived it.
If I were to be broken again, would it kill me?
Or can I endure the pain of a shattered soul once more?
Since I’ve returned home, I’ve embraced my inner darkness and have started down a path bathed in blood and smelling of gun metal.
War is brewing between my family and another gang. They instigated it but I will end it—them. Even if I have to let my darkness consume me completely. There will be losses on both sides. I just didn’t know ours—mine would be so grave.
My name is Maura Quinn. I’m the Banphrionsa—Princess and next in line to take over my father’s dark kingdom of crime.
This is my story.
*** Warning: This is a dark and twisted tale with violence, graphic killing, foul language, and sexual content. CONTAINS TRIGGERS.***
I tried to be good…normal.
But the darkness can’t be suppressed forever.
Six years ago, I walked away from the family. Now, I must go back. I have no choice. But things will be different this time. I’m stronger, smarter, and I refuse to submit in a world ruled by dangerous men.
My name is Maura Quinn. I’m the Banphrionsa—Princess in my father’s dark kingdom of crime. Everyone has a story. Even the bad guy. So proceed with caution because this is my descent or my rise. It depends on how you look at it. But most of all, this is how I embrace the darkness.
*** Warning: This is a dark and twisted tale with violence, foul language, and sexual content. May contain triggers.***
Grief and fear are a destructive combination.
Together they can make even the perfect man act irrationally.
I failed to protect my family.
I won’t fail again.
I know she’ll end up hating me.
But it’s the price I’m willing to pay.
I can’t lose another person I love.
Especially not her.
Maura has become a shell of the woman I love.
Jameson is spiraling and I’m helpless to stop it.
They need me to stay strong for them.
But the temptation to spiral right alongside Jameson is hard to resist.
***This is a 2.5 novella that retells events that transpired in Endure the Pain from Jamie's and Louie's POVs. Please do not read this unless you've read Endure the Pain first as it contains spoilers and will be hard to understand.
***Warning: This is a dark and twisted tale with violence, foul language, and sexual content. May contain triggers.