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September Fantasy & Fantasy Romance Book Releases

September is chock full of exciting releases in the fantasy world! Add these titles to your never-ending TBR.

To avoid spoilers, because no one likes those, the books that aren't the first in the series will have descriptions from the first book released instead.

Fantasy Releases

The Hexologists

Release Date: September 26

Iz and Warren Wilby are hexologists helping desperate clients with the bugbears of city life. They're approached by the royal secretary and told the king wants to be baked into a cake, the Wilbies soon find themselves embroiled in a mystery that could very well see the nation turned on its head.

Their effort to expose a royal secret buried under forty years of lies brings them nose to nose with a violent anti-royalist gang, avaricious ghouls, alchemists who draw their power from a hell-like dimension, and a bookish dragon who only occasionally eats people.

Iz and Warren Wilby are ready for a case that will test every spell, skill, and odd magical artifact in their considerable bag of tricks.


Release Date: September 12

Leven is a soldier, a Herald, who remembers nothing of her life before becoming a magical killing machine. With the war won, she finds herself unemployed with her fellow Heralds going missing and her mind unraveling. Strange visions and memories she shouldn't have are resurfacing, showing her Brittletain, the ancient and mysterious island the Imperium was never able to tame. Leven heads there with the hope of finding who she really is.

Envoy Kaeto does important little nasty deeds for the Imperium, all of them in the shadows. His most recent task, is to escort the bone-crafter Gynid Tyleigh as she travels across the Imperium – as the woman responsible for creating the Heralds. Tyleigh and her conviction that she has found a new source of Titan bones, buried deep in the earth, could lead to another, even bloodier war.

Ynis was raised in the wild with griffins, never seeing another human before, eating raw meat and flying with her talon-sister T’rook. The griffins fiercely protect their isolation in the mountains of Brittletain, but they magic they guard will always make them a target for the greed of men. By choosing not to kill Ynis when she was a baby, they may have doomed themselves - because the girls past is coming for her.

Play of Shadows

Releases Date: September 14

Damelas Shademantaigne has little precious hope of escaping the wrath of the Vixen, the most feared dualist in the entire city, after fleeing a judicial duel. Until he stumbles through the doors of the Operato Belleza, tricking his way into the company of actors. One night, a ghostly voice in his head causes Damelas to blurt out a dreadful truth: the city's most legendary hero may actually be a traitor and a brutal murderer.

With the help of his friend Bereto, a beautiful assassin, and a company of misfit actors, Damelas must dig up long-buried truths before a ruthless band of bravos known as the Iron Orchids come for his head. Oh, and the Vixen still waiting to duel him

The Fragile Threads of Power

Release Date: September 26

Once there were four worlds pulsing with power, connected by the city of London. Until the magic grew too fast and forced the worlds to seal the doors between them to protect their own. Over time, the magicians that could open the doors dwindled, leaving only three known in recent memory. They're called the Antari - Kell Maresh of Red London, Delilah Bard of Grey London, and Holland Vosijk, of White London.

Barely a glimpse of them have been seen in the last seven years, and a new Antari named Kosika has appeared in White London. Taking the throne in Holland's absence. She is willing to feed her city with her blood, including her own. But her growing religious fervor has the potential to drown them instead.

Back in Red London, King Rhy Maresh is threatened by a rising rebellion, determined to correct the balance of power by razing the throne entirely.

A girl named Tes, with unusual magical ability comes into possession of a device that could change the fate of all four worlds.

The Chalice of the Gods

Release Date: September 26

After saving the world, Percy Jackson hopes to have a normal senior year. Unfortunately, the gods aren't done with him yet. Percy must complete three quests in order to get the three letters of recommendation to Mount Olympus for college.

The first quest is to help Zeus's cup-bearer retrieve his goblet before it falls into the wrong hands.

Can Percy, Grover, and Annabeth find it in time?

The Spirit Bares Its Teeth

Release Date: September 5

London, 1883. The Veil between the living and the dead has thinned. Violet-eyed mediums commune with the spirits under the watchful eye of the Royal Speaker Society. Silas Bell, sixteen-year-old, would rather rip his violet eyes out than become an obedient speaker wife.

It doesn't matter if he's needed a decade of help to hide his autism; that he practices surgery on slaughtered pigs; that he's a boy and not the girl the world insists on seeing.

After a failed escape from an arranged marriage, Silas is diagnosed with Veil sickness that sends violet-eyed women into madness. He is shipped away to Braxton’s Sanitorium and Finishing School, where the faculty are cold, merciless, and the students either become eligible wives or disappear.

When the ghosts of missing students start begging Silas for help, he decides to expose the schools secrets - as long as the school doesn't break him first.

Fantasy Romance Releases

An Empress of Earth & Darkness

Release Date: September 1

With the Wolf Moon approaching, Emara Clearwater finds herself torn between her duty as an Empress and the truth that lies in her heart. Emara takes the reins to fight for what she believes in and pave a way for women in a new world. But the darkness in her powers is building and the secret of her bloodline hangs in the balance. Will Viktir Blacksteel be the one to bring down Emara’s new world all around her? Or will she succumb to the name that haunts her, Balan, King of the Underworld?

A Queen of Thieves & Chaos

Release Date: September 5

Atticus' grip on the realm is faltering, and as threats arise he is driven to desperate acts to hold onto power.

With Islor's fate now in the balance, Zander stands to defend the Rift from the oncoming Ybarisan army. With the king's forces scattered, he must risk unlikely new alliances.

Behind the walls of Ulysede, secrets wait for its new queen. Romeria knows that the paths of the hidden city will lead her to answers. But will it be enough to save the realm?

Lore of the Wilds

Release Date: September 5

Lore Alemeyu's village is trapped in a forested prison in a land ruled by ruthless fae. Any escape attempt is futile, but when her village is threatened she makes a desperate deal with a fae lord.

She convinces him that she's after wealth but really she is after magic of her own. As Lore navigates the hostile world outside, she has to rely on two fae males to survive. Undeniable chemistry ignites and she is not just in danger of losing her life, but her heart to the very creatures she can never trust.

A Daughter Forged in Fire

Release Date: September 5

The Tuatha Dé Danann are an ancient people of magic the from whom the Fae descended. They sought to live in peace with the new mortal allies, the Milesians continue to make their home on Éire by conquest and exploitation of the land and its resources.

Tension rises between the two races and war breaks out. The Tuatha are outnumbered and are forced deeper into the mythical forest they draw their ancient power from.

That is when the Earth calls forth an ancient Divine Feminine power. Rihannon, a daughter of magic magic who has lived in hiding with her grandmother. Sharpening her magic while waiting for the day to avenge her people. Opportunity arises and she must venture to find the long-lost Tuatha homeland and with it, the liberator of her people.

Rowan is a son of a mortal and has lived a quiet life as a blacksmith. Soon, his friends become foe and his life is torn apart. He finds himself on a journey to a hidden land to find a lost queen his family has been sworn to protect for centuries.

As two opposing sides find themselves forced to work together after a chance meeting, they learn that what they have in common might just be stronger than their differences.

The Library of Shadows

Release Date: September 5

Este Logano attends her dad's school in hope to figure out who he was. Radcliffe Prep is the third most haunted school in the country where student disappearance isn't uncommon.

When Este meets Mateo, a ghost, an annoying one. He frames her for stealing a rare book from the library and then vanishes. Este must track him down before she is expelled from the school and leaving early just like her father did.

Following in her father's footsteps might be more dangerous than she thought, and as she learns that the student disappearances aren't just myth and if she isn't careful, she might be next.

The Cursed

Release Date: September 7

Description from book one, The Coven:

Raised to be her father's weapon against the Coven that took away his sister and his birthright, Willow would do anything to protect her brother from suffering the same fate.

Forced by duty, Willow goes to the secret town of Crystal Hollow and attend Hollow's Grove University. Where the best and brightest of her kind learn magic free from humans.

The only downside is the animosity that Willow faces towards the headmaster, Alaric Grayson Thorne. A man who hates her just as she despises him.

Secrets threaten to tear the school apart. No one talks about the bloody massacre that forced the schools doors closed decades prior. For the first time in fifty years, the Coven will open its wards to the Thirteen. Thirteen promising students destined to change the world. If the ghosts of Hollow's Groves' victims don't kill them first.

Peaches & Honey

Release Date: September 8

England, 1184. At seventeen when the pale shadows of her vitiligo were spotted, Anna was forced to survive in exile. Alone.

That was more than a decade ago.

With a single act of kindness towards a beautiful stranger, a taste of a divine peach changes Anna's life forever.

Suddenly, her body is untouched by Time as well as harm. Anna watches the world change around her, every human connection being only temporary. There is only one person she trusts to always return no matter the years or distance. The shapeshifting god that gifted her with immortality.

The Unmaking of Them

Release Date: September 8

Artemis Sanchez has been living her dream job in London and caring for her young cousin and the aunt who raised them. But her carefully-constructed life is threatened when she gets in the way of Sevan, a magical being bent on expanding their hive-mind.

She's caught in the creature's thrall and nearly consumed. Until a monster of shadow and darkness comes to her aid.

His name is Verick, and as Artemis learns a centuries-long struggle between these creatures, their lives become more entangled.

When Verick is struck by a curse and rendered comatose, Artemis is unable to leave his shielded home. To wake him, she must teach herself magic.

Yet as she uncovers more about Verick––and as Sevan grows in power––she begins to wonder, not if you can love a monster, but if you should.


Release Date: September 12

Description from book one, Ledge:

In a place known as the Ledge, a civilization is trapped by a vast chasm and sheer mountain face. There is no way to escape the frozen wasteland. They know nothing of the outside world except that is where the Glacians reside. Winged creatures who trade rations for a human sacrifice.

Dawsyn is an ax wielder and the only remaining member of her family who has avoided the annual culling. Her luck seems to have run out as she is chosen and ripped from her home.

Fortunately, a half-Glacian called Ryon offers to help them both escape, but how can she trust one of the very creatures that plagued her life?

Fall of Ruin and Wrath

Release Date: September 12

Long ago the world was destroyed by god, with only nine cities spared. Each city is ruled by a guardian - royalty who feed on mortal pleasure.

Calista was born with an intuition that never that never fails. She knows her talents are of great value to the power-hungry of the world so she lives hidden as a courtesan of the Baron of Archwood, giving him information in exchange for her protection.

Her intuition guides her to save a traveling prince in dire trouble. The voice inside her head warns her though - today he might bring her joy, but one day he will be her doom.

Baron takes an interest in the traveling prince and the prince takes an interest in Calista, she becomes the prince's temporary companion.

The city simmers with rebellion and with knights and monsters at her city gates and a hungry prince in her bed, intuition may not be enough to keep her safe.

Witch of Wild Things

Release Date: September 12

Legend says, a Flores woman offended the old gods and their family was cursed. Now, every woman in the family is born with a touch of magic.

Sage Flores has been running from her family and gifts ever since her younger sister Sky died.

Reluctantly, she returns to her hometown and takes back her job at Cranberry Rose Company, using her ability to communicate with plants. Discovering the unusual heritage specimens in the surrounding lands.

Her simple task is complicated by her partner in botany - Tennessee Reyes. The boy who broke her heart in high school. Working together is reminding her of the past, and this mature sexy man he's become is worming his way into her heart.

With rare plants to find, a dead sister who keeps bringing her coffee, and another sister whose anger fills the sky with lightning, Sage doesn’t have time for romance. But being with Tenn is like standing in the middle of a field on the cusp of a summer thunderstorm—supercharged and inevitable.

Heat of the Everflame

Release Date: September 12

Description from book one, Spark of the Everflame:

Diem Bellator lives in a mortal world that was colonized by the gods and ruled over by the Descended. Their cruel offspring. She yearns to escape her poor village.

After her mother's disappearance and discovering a dangerous secret about her past, Diem sees an opportunity to leave her village and enter the dark world of Descended royalty and unlock the web of mysteries her mother left behind.

The dying king's handsome and mysterious heir is watching her every move though, and a ruthless mortal alliance recruits her to join the growing civil war. Diem will have to navigate the unwritten rules of love, power, and politics in order to save her family—and all of mortal kind.

Heart of Night and Fire

Release Date: September 15

Zarya has been trapped in a gilded prison for years. Her magic is forbidden and kept a secret, with no one telling her why.

She escapes to the city of Dharati, discovering a new world of enchantment and intrigue. With the help of seductive, blood-drinking rakshasa and magic-weaving Aazheri sorcerers, she searches for answers.

The city is under siege and every night dark creatures attack. Since Zarya's arrival they are growing stronger.

As she battles and hunts through libraries for clues about her gifts, her dreams are haunted by a mysterious stranger. Rabin sees through her secrets and ignites a desire she cannot resist.

When darkness threatens to overwhelm Dharati, Zarya is faced with a deadly choice. Will revealing her magic save the city? Or destroy everything she loves?

A Study in Drowning

Release Date: September 19

Since childhood, Effy Sayre has been haunted by visions of the Fairy King. Finding solace only in the pages of Angharad - author Emrys Myrddin’s beloved epic about a mortal girl who falls in love with the Fairy King, and then destroys him.

When Myrddin’s family announces a contest to design the late author’s house, Effy feels certain this is her destiny.

When Effy arrives at Hiraeth Manor, she finds Preston Héloury. A young scholar that is studying Myrddin's papers and is determined to prove that her favorite author is a fraud.

The two student rivals investigate the author's legacy, piecing together clues. They discover that the house's foundation isn't the only thing that can't be trusted. Dark forces, both mortal and magical, conspiring against them and the truth may bring them both to ruin.

The Ever King

Release Date: September 20

Erik, the scarred king of the Ever Kingdom, has thought of nothing but vengeance against the man who killed his father, trapped him beneath the waves, and made him prisoner in his own realm.

Unintentionally, his enemy's daughter breaks the chains on the Ever. So Erik makes her the unwitting pawn in his vicious game of revenge.

Will he take back what he lost, no matter the price?

Or will she steal his heart first?

Vows & Ruin

Release Date: September 21

Description from book one, Blood & Steel:

Althea Zoltaire only has three years to become what she's always dreamed of being before her foretold death: a warrior legend.

She has trained in secret her entire life as women are forbidden to wield blades. Thea fights to secure her place in the elite guild charged with the protection of the five kingdoms.

The sparring and hazing border on deadly, but even more dangerous is her attraction to her unwilling warrior champion, Wilder Hawthorne.

With schemes afoot and darkness looming, will Althea pass the perilous initiation test and take her place as a champion of Thezmarr – or will the invading evil snatch away her dream before it starts?

Ruthless Ends

Release Date: September 22

Description from book one, The Marionettes:

Valerie Darkmore’s entire life has been building up to this moment—her initiation into the Marionettes, the prestigious league of witches sworn to serve the vampires.

Her spot is almost guaranteed as one of the last remaining blood witches.

Or so she thought.

The academy is full of sabotage and secrets, and Valerie quickly realizes more than just her spot is on the line. Her survival is on the line.

As the final trial gets closer, she learns everything and everyone around her isn't quite what it seems.

Prince of Never

Release Date: September 25

Only one thing stands between Tarian and his crown: a woman prophesied to be his downfall. However, he did not expect a human librarian. One who is reckless and has a serious lack of self-preservation.

How can he take his crown when he can't remove the one thing standing in his way?

Imogen has always fought to keep control, because when the world thinks you're crazy, you have to show you aren't. But when a fae prince takes her to another realm, she's forced to face her biggest fears.

With a strange bond pulling them together and danger lurking, will they find that love is a blessing or a curse?

Crown of Salt and Bone

Release Date: September 26

Description from book one, The Girl Who Belonged to the Sea:

Margrete turns to the gods when she is forced to marry the wealthy Count Casbian by her power-hungry father. She prays for a life free from the men who wish to rule her.

Across the sea, a ruthless immortal answers.

Planning to use her to reclaim a powerful relic stolen from his people, Bash, a handsome king, kidnaps Margrete on the day of her nuptials. He brings her to his home on the mystical island of Azantian and it isn't long before a secret that ties Margrete to the gods themselves is revealed.

Bash cannot stay away from the woman he's sworn to hate and the passion she ignites within him. When the lines begin to blur, Margrete must make a choice between a fiery love, and saving the realm from the dangerous magic awakening inside of her soul.

Foul Heart Huntsman

Release Date: September 26

Description from book one, Foul Lady Fortune:

1931, Shanghai. Four years ago, Rosalind Lang was brought back from the brink of death. The strange experiment stopped her from sleeping and aging, allowing her to heal and wound. Desperate for redemption from her past, she uses her abilities as an assassin for her country.

When the Japanese Imperial Army begins its invasion, Rosalind’s mission pivots. A series of murders is causing unrest in Shanghai, and the Japanese are under suspicion. Rosalind’s new orders are to infiltrate foreign society and identify the culprits behind the terror plot before more of her people are killed.

She poses as a wife of another Nationalist spy, Orion Hong. Rosalind finds Orion’s cavalier attitude and playboy demeanor infuriating but she is willing to work with him for the greater good.

But Orion has an agenda of his own, and Rosalind has secrets that she wants to keep buried. As they both attempt to unravel the conspiracy, the two spies soon find that there are deeper and more horrifying layers to this mystery than they ever imagined.

The Scarlet Veil

Release Date: September 26

Six months have passed since Célie took her sacred vows and joined the ranks of the Chasseurs as their first huntswoman. With her fiancé, Jean Luc, as captain, she is determined to find her foothold in her new role and help protect Belterra.

But whispers from her past still haunt her, and a new evil is rising—one that Célie herself must vanquish, unless she falls prey to the darkness.

The Witches of Bone Hill

Release Date: September 26

Cordelia Bone's meticulously crafted life and career in Dallas are crashing down around her thanks to a philandering husband with criminal debts.

Her older sister, Eustace—a cannabis grower in Boulder, informs her that the great aunt they never met has died and they must travel to a small town in Connecticut to deal with the estate, she sees an opportunity to unload the house and save herself.

When they get there, the sisters learn they are getting more than they bargained for.

The Victorian mansion they stand to inherit is bound in a dynasty trust controlled by their late aunt's aging attorney who insists they inhabit the house and retain it but keeps them in the dark about the peculiar rituals of their ancestors. Not to mention a sexy, tattooed groundskeeper with a shrouded past who refuses to leave the carriage house and a crypt full of dead relatives looming at the property line.

As both women grapple with their current predicament, they come face to face with a haunting family secret, the truth of what happened to their mother, and the enemy that's been stalking them from the shadows for generations. In a twisting torrent of terror and blood, the sisters must uncover the power within them to heal their fractured relationship, reverse their mysteriously declining health, and claim the lineage they wanted to escape but now must embrace if they are to survive at Bone Hill.

Blood of my Heart

Release Date: September 26

Mora is a skilled thief with a dark prophecy looming over her head, willing to do anything to break free from her fate.

Anything, that is, except kill again…or love again.

Tragedy strikes and truths are revealed, Mora is dragged into a truce with Vale's most dangerous enemies. To make matters worse, Kallan, a Gilded Guard as aggravating as he is handsome, refuses to leave her side every step of the way. And growing connections risk not only their lives, but their hearts too.

Together, the unlikely companions must survive a vital quest to find a relic that could alter the course of history. All while Mora does everything in her power to outrun the evil that lives inside her.

Mora must decide: Will she overcome her fate and become the light her grim world is praying for? Or is she doomed to be the darkest monster of them all?

Of Dust and Stars

Release Date: September 28

Description from book one, Of Mist and Shadow:

The vicious fae king catches Tessa stealing his powerful gemstones, demanding a cruel punishment. She must become his future human bride.

Tessa has never stepped foot inside the glittering fae city until now. King Oberon humiliates her, terrorizes her, and threatens those she loves.

But when she manages to escape, someone far worse finds her. The Mist King, the enemy fae who trapped her people beneath the reign of King Oberon in the first place. The one who destroyed human cities and watched them burn.

He takes her captive and offers a deal - become the first mortal to kill a fae king and he will free her people.

As Tessa fights her growing desire, she must make a choice. Her dagger can kill only one fae. Which king will it be?

A Touch of Poison

Release Date: September 28

Description from book one, A Kiss of Iron:

Kat is on the verge of losing everything when she's offered a well-paid job that could be her salvation - or her ruin.

Drawn into court's deadly intrigues, she’s given a single task: spy on the powerful fae lord known as the Night Queen’s Shadow.

Bastian Marwood is cunning, ruthless, and handsome. But Kat can't decide if he's a threat to her kingdom or her heart.

Playing a dangerous game of desire and deceit, she pushes him to reveal his secrets. But Bastian’s shadows have a hold on her—one she isn’t sure she wants to escape.

Kat soon learns that at court, nothing is as it seems and even the best-laid plans can be destroyed in an instant. As a pawn on the board, she can’t afford to fall victim to love—only fight for survival.


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