Fandom Fridays: 14 Fun Facts About Dakota

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Heyo Darksbane Fans! Today on Fandom Friday, we’re going to do a list of fun facts about Dakota. 🙂 Enjoy! Dakota’s surname was almost “Tanner” but Anna said that “Dakota Tanner” sounded too similar to “Dakota Fanning” so we changed it to Shepherd. We used Tanner as Dakota’s mother’s maiden name instead, so Nan is actually Nan Tanner. Shepherd was chosen as an homage to two characters I love in Space Opera/Sci Fi. Shepherd Book from Firefly, and Commander Shepherd (Femme Shep of course!) from Mass Effect. Two of my favorite Sci-Fi series of all time! Dakota’s hair gets kinda […]

Fandom Fridays: Character Inspiration

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Heyo Darksbane Fans! This inaugural edition of Fandom Fridays will be particularly for the Dakota fans! In this post, I’m going to share with you guys some of the photos we’ve used for inspiration for the Dakota series characters over the years.  We’ll start with Dakota, Amorie, and Raelya. 🙂 If you guys like this, I’ll do some more in the coming weeks! DISCLAIMER: We do not own any of these photos, nor do we claim these are photos of our characters. These are just random images from Google searches that looked similar to what we had in our heads […]

Hunted is Now Available!

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Ready for more Dakota? Hunted is now available at and Kindle Unlimited! Dakota Shepherd is such a newb: newly Awakened, rookie werewolf, supernatural investigator in training. Her command of the wolf inside is shaky at best, and her grasp of the unstable magic she wields is worse. She sure has a lot to learn about her new life in the supernatural world. So why would anyone want to stalk her? A trespasser in pack territory. Blood on the mountain. An urban legend, spoken only in whispers. Can Dakota rise to the challenge of a deadly foe? There’s no shame […]