Depression, anxiety, toxic past relationships, stalking, and parental emotional neglect. It also includes scenes of violence, including mild gore (vampire bites/attacks) and consensual pain/injury (werewolf bites).
Death of a parent (off-page, before the story begins), negligent/absent parent, infidelity (perpetrated off-page by a side character), and references to historical enslavement and violence against enslaved people.
Enslavement, financial abuse, domestic violence, marital rape, gun/weapons violence, and references to human trafficking.
Death of a parent due to cancer (off-page, before the book begins), severe medical debt, manipulative/abusive family dynamics, depictions of blood-drinking, consensual pain (vampire bites), and mild-moderate violence (vampire attacks). Sexual elements include primal play (hunting/stalking) and consensual non-consent.
Human trafficking, rape (secondary characters), forced pregnancy (secondary characters), dubious consent between the hero and heroine (both equally coerced by biological/pheromonal compulsion), and moderate body horror involving pregnancy and child birth.
heroine recovering from an emotionally abusive relationship (includes references to manipulation tactics and grooming), threats of violence between main characters (based on misunderstanding—eventually resolved), severe violence/gore (enacted repeatedly against main character by side character), and on-page violent death. It also includes mild violence in the form of vampire bites/blood drinking. Sexual content includes both primal play and consensual pain (biting) in addition to explicit depictions of sexual intimacy.
transactional/paid sex, addiction and addiction recovery, childhood neglect and abuse, wealth inequality, and poverty. Sexual elements include a D/s dynamic with femdom and male sub.
human trafficking, rape (secondary characters), forced pregnancy (secondary characters), dubious consent between the hero and heroine (both equally coerced by biological/pheromonal compulsion), and mild body horror involving pregnancy and child birth.
What Could Have Been
child abuse (past, off-page, emotional not physical), neurodivergence struggles (ADHD), alcoholism and unintentional self-medication (related to undiagnosed neurodivergence), and loneliness and social isolation