Breanne R. Winkle grew up in Phoenix, Arizona.
Bleeding Heart is the first installment in her Guardian Chronicles series and her first novel.
Vivid nightmares revolving around her own death plague her each night. Normally open to any conversation, her mother is elusive on this topic.
Scarlett’s questions are left unanswered until she stumbles across Castle Meridian, a massive structure hidden within the forest around her hometown. Immersed in a world of vampires, lycanthrope, werewolves, sorcerers, and even a leshii she begins to realize her destiny as the Guardian.
With her enemies ruthlessly hunting her, Scarlett is faced with the reality of mortality and must decide if she is willing to give into the darkness or embrace her warrior destiny and fight back.