Courting the Underworld

"But before the ambrosia could touch her lips, a large hand wrapped around the glass and pulled it from her grasp.

Without breaking eye contact, the stranger lifted the glass and downed the ambrosia in one long gulp. As he swallowed, the golden liquid lit up his throat, like molten metal flowing through Hephaestus’ forge."

From the moment Persephone met Hades, Lord of the Underworld, she felt an undeniable connection. All she had to do was gain the god’s attention, ensure he felt the same, and they’d all live happily ever after.

Easy, right?

Not when you have a meddling mother, a father that keeps putting his foot in it, and a certain canine that wants to eat all your stock.

Oh, and a potential beau that believes himself unworthy of love.

Minor problems, really.

Coming February 2024

Surviving the Underworld


August 2024
First Draft
Second Draft