Katherine X Rylien
When vampire lord Stephan Kiernan dies in a bizarre mishap, his three former consorts struggle to find their own way. The eldest seeks revenge, while another is drawn, almost against her will, to fight for rulership of the vampire enclave. Renee, the youngest, revives her long-dormant ability to move through time. The past holds old enemies, lost love, and a younger version of herself. Meanwhile, the next generation of Renee's family must come to...
Renee set out to be an artist, not a warrior. She's the consort of a vampire lord, while her former best friend has become a vampire hunter. Awkward. Not even death can stop Renee from using her teleportation ability to protect her community. But her cousin Gil, who has access to their grandfather's temporal and spatial technology, has also joined the ranks of her enemies. As Renee struggles to accept a profound change in her existence, she finds...
Nine stories, most-but not all-featuring vampires. A vampire and a sorceress take a wrong turn while evading pursuit, ending up someplace they don't want to be. An old man with bad intentions lures two little girls into a deserted playground. On a lighter note, a vampire reluctantly shares his old farmhouse with an eccentric sculptor (she has a lease).