Family of Lies by Mary Monroe
Vera Lomax used every gold-digging trick in the book to land a rich, older husband. Now she balances a life of shopping and affairs with younger men with a major secret: the 16 year bribery of one of her husband's mistresses to keep her pregnancy under wraps.
Unfortunately for Vera, Sarah Cooper is the child Kenneth Lomax always wanted. Who will win Kenneth's heart and fortune? As Vera and Sarah scheme to get what they want, everyone will be choosing sides and gambling it all to come out on top.
The Bitten: Vampire Huntress Legend by L. A. Banks Book 4
The vampire civil war has been averted, deadly were-demons have been beaten back and now it Damali Richards and Carlos Rivera (now a Council level vampire) will finally have the chance to settle in and explore their deeper, sexier love. But Carlos and Damali should know by now that there is no rest for the saviors of the known world. One of the four topside Master vampires has stolen one of the Keys-the living blood of Christ---that opens the sixth seal as foretold in Revelations. He who possesses the Key and the Seal can decide to the outcome of the Final War, a.k.a. Armageddon. With a vampire in possession of the Key, the balance between the Light and the Dark have been thrown off and even Damali is deeply effected. She is now sporting a pair of fangs. In order to retrieve the Key, Carlos and Damali are quickly thrust into a web of vampire politics and intrigue. And when Carlos's secret drug, Oblivion, finds its way into the hands of the enemies, even the seventh level of Hell comes calling.