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About Audrey Rush
Audrey Rush writes dark romance featuring redeemable antiheroes and the badass heroines who love to challenge them. She grew up on the West Coast, but currently lives in the South, where she raises her daughter and snuggles her husband. She writes dark romance during naptime.
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She embodied perfection.
Innocent. Sheltered. Untouched.
Even as she stared out from her protective cage, my little flower secretly begged to be conquered.
But the only way to truly conquer an object that sacred, is to ruin every part of it.
So I ripped her from her stem. Plucked off every petal.
Destroyed her home and plunged her deep into mine.
And when her mother begged for her daughter back,
I took her daughter’s innocence instead.
Author’s Note: This book was previously titled The Art of Ruin Duet and contains both books; Cruelty & Fire and Innocence & Ashes. Furthermore, this book follows the romance between a grave-digging stalker and an innocent heroine. It contains disturbing content. Reader discretion is advised.
There is no right or wrong, only her.
When I first see Remedy, I know she’s mine. I stalk her for months, learning her desires and secrets, until I know exactly what she craves.
She needs pleasure ripped from her soul like it doesn’t belong to her anymore.
The only way to get my mind off of her is to take another life, and yet I know she’s taking my life, one breath at a time.
But I don’t care.
I’m going to give Remedy exactly what she needs, and I’ll kill anyone who gets in my way.
One day, Remedy will crawl, offering everything to me, even her life.
But my biggest mistake will be offering her my love.
Because if this is love, it will kill us.Author’s Note: Crawl is a dark romance. It contains disturbing content and irredeemable characters. Reader discretion is advised.
Honor rules through violence.
None of us expected anyone would be stupid enough to sell in our territory. Shabu Eight is our product; Vegas stays hooked, and the money keeps flowing.
But when our newest rivals claim to be selling our product in our territory, we investigate. All the signs lead back to Tokyo, but nothing is as simple as it seems.
The yakuza are different in Vegas. There is no code of protection for our fellow man. In the west, violence is our punishment.
Because it doesn’t matter who you are. When you cross the Endo-kai, you pay the price.
Even if the cost is your life.Author’s Note: This is a short story prequel that introduces the characters of The Endo-kai Mafia Series. It is not a full-length romance novel, but it still contains dark content. Reader discretion is advised.
He thinks I’m his innocent bride, but I’m hunting for his secrets.
To fulfill a debt to the yakuza, my uncle offered my hand in marriage: his innocent niece.
But I’m not innocent; I grew up in a life of crime. My uncle wants me to marry Kenzo so that we can sell the yakuza’s secrets.
Kenzo is a criminal like me, and yet, he’s possessively protective of me too. As he exposes my darkest desires, my attraction grows stronger, until I forget what I’m searching for.
Then Kenzo sees through my lies.
Kenzo is ordered to kill my family for our betrayal, and I know we’re in deep trouble.
In the end, love is all that matters.
But an arranged marriage isn’t love, and now, a yakuza gangster is after my life.
Author’s Note: Cunning Lies is the first full-length book in the The Endo-kai Mafia Series. It is Kenzo and Vi’s story. It contains disturbing content. Reader discretion is advised.
In this twisted game, she will be mine.
Since I first met Fiona, I’ve wanted her. My only desire is to manipulate her until she kneels before me, begging to be my good girl. Then I can discard her like the rest.
To my surprise, she resists. Her strength intrigues me. I challenge her to a game.
If she wins, I’ll make her dreams come true.
But if I win? She’s mine.
A war with my rival won’t stop me from controlling her. Just like I conquer everything in my path, I will own and ruin her.
Fiona thinks she knows how to beat me, but in the end, I always win.Author’s Note: His Twisted Game is the second standalone novel in The Feldman Brothers Duet. It contains dark and extremely violent content.
A bride sold to a brutal husband.
The arrangement was simple:
Marry Wilder Feldman. In return, I’ll escape my nightmare.
Wilder is one of the heirs to a wealthy and secretive family business.
But he’s cold. Rough. Ruthless. And now, he’s drowning me in his darkness.
I’m trapped in his game, destined to lose.
But I don’t play by his rules. Discovering his family’s secrets will give me the upper hand, and eventually, my freedom.
Yet the deeper I go, the harder it is to find the light. I should run away; my life depends on it. But I find myself craving his callous desires, his brutal affection.
There’s no mistaking it: my husband is a monster.
But maybe I am too.
Author’s Note: His Brutal Game is the first standalone novel in The Feldman Brothers Series. It contains extremely dark and violent content.
The release date has been pushed back, but it may move up.
He killed my enemies, so I made him my king.
As the self-proclaimed heiress of a twisted secret society, I vowed to make my enemies pay in blood. To claim my crown, I followed my family's tradition by manipulating others to do my dirty work for me.
Except my father never wanted me to rule over the Marked Blooms Syndicate. He expects me to be the silent wife, obeying the husband he chose for me.
Then Hazard infiltrates the Syndicate and sees down to the deepest, darkest corners of my violent soul. Each time he kills for me, he unravels another thread of my composure, showing me just how much chaos and bloodlust lurk within my cruel heart.
He even gives me my first kill.
But that doesn’t mean I’ll tell Hazard all of my secrets. He wants his sister’s killer, but that information is how I control him.
I will be the queen of the Marked Blooms Syndicate, and no one will stop me.
Not even him.
Author’s Note: Broken Queen is a standalone dark romance. It contains disturbing content and a gruesome secret society. Reader discretion is advised.
A secret society promised that if I married a brutal voyeur, I’d be given a better life. But the only way out was death, and our marriage was a nightmare.
Then one day, I woke up in an unfamiliar house. Concrete walls surrounded me like a cage, and a stranger with blue-gray eyes held the chains to my freedom.
Finn Carter says my husband sold me to him, but I know he’s lying. The truth is far more violent.
Each night, Finn uses my past to control me. He’s completely possessive, forcing me to surrender to his degrading desires, and he won’t stop until I give him my body, heart, and mind.
And yet, my mind screams to run. It doesn’t matter if he keeps saving my life; he’s dangerous, and I have to escape.
But he will never let me go.
Author’s Note: Broken Discipline is a dark romance. It contains disturbing content and a gruesome secret society. Reader discretion is advised.
He offered me a choice: be his, or suffer.
The Marked Blooms Syndicate is filled with elite, powerful men who select their wives—rescuing women from troubled pasts, then molding us to their exact desires. Like me.
My new life seems perfect, but everyone has secrets. The rich. The dangerous. Even the helpless.
My secret? I committed a crime punishable by death.
And Desmond Callen saw everything.
Like a devil in a black suit, Desmond makes me a deal:
Pretend to be his lover by sacrificing myself to the Marked Blooms Syndicate, and my secret will disappear.
Refuse? I will pay for my crime with my life.
I despise Desmond, but I find myself craving his dark urges, his sadistic training, his degrading punishments.
I may have to agree to his deal, but I will never give him my heart.Author’s Note: Broken Surrender is the first standalone book in the secret society series, The Marked Blooms Syndicate. It contains dark, steamy, and disturbing content. Reader discretion is advised.
Her fate is in my hands.
Ellie showed up on our family’s property vulnerable, alone, and without any memories.
Trespassing in mafia territory should have resulted in her death. But on my birthday, she became my gift—to use, to mold, to break. She owes me her life. Until the day she dies, she is mine.
As her secrets unraveled, it became clear that one of our enemies sent her. I should have killed her right then and there. But Ellie was a mystery, and like a moth to a flame, she lured me in.
Then she learned who I truly was.
We couldn’t resist the urge to destroy each other. And I knew it would ruin us.
For what could be more reckless than falling for a dangerous woman?
Author’s Note: Dangerous Deviance is the first book in the dark mafia series, The Adler Brothers. It is Wil and Ellie’s story. It contains dark and disturbing content. Reader discretion is advised.
My little lamb knows she’s being hunted.
I’ve been analyzing Melissa. Studying her. Obsessing over her every move.
She framed me for a murder that, for once, I didn’t commit; she did.
Melissa was simply defending her friend, but that doesn’t matter.
I hunt abusive monsters, those who think they’re untouchable.
Who would I be if I don’t teach Melissa exactly why I punish?
I’ll return the favor, pinning all of my murders on her, or I’ll kill her.
But she is such a curious little creature.
She stares into my mask, but she doesn’t see danger: she sees freedom.
We both understand primal lust for what it truly is.
But my love is brutal. I control. I take. I’ll force her into submission.
Melissa will learn that desire wins over life every time.
Author’s Note: Shattered is a full-length standalone book in the dark romance series, The Dahlia District. It is a dominant villain and submissive anti-heroine romance, and contains dark and edgy content. Reader discretion is advised.