Author: Penny Pearson
Publisher: Stardust Romance
View: 9850She's out of time... Tricked by a mischievous god, Holland finds herself immersed in a challenging game of life or death in ancient Greece. To win her freedom, she teams up with a wickedly handsome demigod, Doran. They must decipher the challenge set forth by Loki and resist the raging passion that burns between them. He's out of options ... Doran meets Holland on the eve of his forced wedding and finds her spirit and independence irresistible. He vows to help her win Loki's challenge, but still keep his honor intact. As the game grows more dangerous, Doran grows closer to Holland, and realizes he's willing to do anything to keep her by his side.
Author: Arthur Slade
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Category: Young Adult Fiction
View: 1573A gripping new series combines Steampunk, spying, and a fantastic Victorian London. The mysterious Mr. Socrates rescues Modo, a child in a traveling freak show. Modo is a hunchback with an amazing ability to transform his appearance, and Mr. Socrates raises him in isolation as an agent for the Permanent Association, a spy agency behind Brittania’s efforts to rule the empire. At 14, Modo is left on the streets of London to fend for himself. When he encounters Octavia Milkweed, another Association agent, the two uncover a plot by the Clockword Guild behind the murders of important men. Furthermore, a mad scientist is turning orphan children into automatons to further the goals of the Guild. Modo and Octavia journey deep into the tunnels under London and discover a terrifying plot against the British government. It’s up to them to save their country. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: G. Sherwin
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
View: 2972The Dead should stay dead. Daniel Harper surfaces from a coma that has robbed him of two years of his life, only to find himself thrust into a world threatened by an outbreak that could wipe out all mankind. Forming an uneasy alliance, Daniel is assisted by James Edmunds, the top genetic research scientist at the privately run research centre that currently holds him prisoner, while trying to discover the secrets to the Resurrection program. On the run and running out of time can Daniel stop the approaching apocalypse? If you loved Jason Bourne and the walking dead then this is definitely for you. Fast paced and plot driven, a book that you won't want to put down till the very end
Author: Arthur Slade
Publisher: Arthur Slade
View: 7019She’s back! Life as an ethical vampire isn’t easy for Amber Fang. First off, she has to track down and eat a murderer every month. Secondly, her mother is imprisoned in a bunker controlled by ZARC, a multinational arms dealing company. And, of course, her fellow vampires are hunting her down, hoping to rid the world of ethical bloodsuckers. And then there’s Dermot. He’s the last living member of the League, her employers. She can’t decide whether to kiss him or kill him. He’s promised to find her mother. And their first lead takes them to the sunny beaches of Belize. Then ZARC strikes a blow that leaves Amber stunned and heartbroken. But it could very well be their last mistake. Because now Amber is out for revenge. Amber Fang: Revenge is the third book in the bestselling vampire series by Arthur Slade. Join Amber Fang’s adventure. Buy this book! "Enthralling, witty, briskly paced and highly original, AMBER FANG is bestselling author Arthur Slade at his finest. I can't wait for the next book in the series!" -A. J. Banner, #1 bestselling author of The Good Neighbor
Author: Heather McKenzie
Publisher: Clean Teen Publishing
Category: Young Adult Fiction
View: 2527I am hunted. A pawn in a vicious game. The only way I can protect the ones I love... is to disappear. Finally free of her father, Kaya has the one thing that keeps her heart beating—Luke. Blissfully content in his arms, everything seems perfect…until their world is shattered by a deadly invasion. When an old ally comes to the rescue, Kaya wants none of it. She is devastated to learn the identity of her attacker, and that she must do something truly heartbreaking if she wants to save the ones she loves. Sacrificing everything and sinking into bottomless sorrow, Kaya finds solace in an unlikely friend—one who shows her a different kind of love, and helps her discover an inner strength she never thought possible. A heart-pounding journey of self-discovery, Nocturne is the transformative second installment of the Nightmusic Trilogy by Heather McKenzie. Praise for Heather McKenzie and the Nightmusic Trilogy "The suspense is nail biting..." In'Dtale Magazine "McKenzie is a promising author that is going to give readers a powerhouse trilogy that is sure to be successful."- Danielle Roberts, The Pluviophile Reader "It's been a long time since I've enjoyed a romantic suspense this much ... probably since my last Sandra Brown and that is saying something." Julie Brandenburg, Little Miss Bookmark "... everything I hope for and love in a YA book. The writing style and powerful way the author can showcase emotions makes me eager to read anything McKenzie will write next." Rachel Barnard – Author "An awesome and refreshing read full of love, hate, surprises, mystery, loyalty and everything in between. This author truly has a knack for story-telling and spinning it just enough to keep you guessing and needing to read more." -Jenny Bynum, Black Words White Pages "This book really took me on for a ride. There was not a single dull moment…" - Poulami, Daydreaming Books
A Story of Courage and Hope
Author: Gabrielle Giffords,Mark Kelly
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Biography & Autobiography
View: 1773Adeeply personal account of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' and astronaut Mark Kelly's lives together, recounting their courtship, Ms Giffords' rise in politics, and the tragic 8th January 2011 shooting in Arizona which killed six people and gravely wounded Representative Gifford and twelve others. The book also tells the story of her recovery progress and traces Kelly's career from decorated Desert Storm combat pilot to his recent mission as the commander of Space Shuttle Endeavour's final flight.
Author: Anne Rice
Publisher: Ballantine Books
View: 2578Anne Rice, creator of the Vampire Lestat, the Mayfair witches and the amazing worlds they inhabit, now gives us the first in a new series of novels linked together by the fledgling vampire David Talbot, who has set out to become a chronicler of his fellow Undead. The novel opens in present-day Paris in a crowded café, where David meets Pandora. She is two thousand years old, a Child of the Millennia, the first vampire ever made by the great Marius. David persuades her to tell the story of her life. Pandora begins, reluctantly at first and then with increasing passion, to recount her mesmerizing tale, which takes us through the ages, from Imperial Rome to eighteenth-century France to twentieth-century Paris and New Orleans. She carries us back to her mortal girlhood in the world of Caesar Augustus, a world chronicled by Ovid and Petronius. This is where Pandora meets and falls in love with the handsome, charismatic, lighthearted, still-mortal Marius. This is the Rome she is forced to flee in fear of assassination by conspirators plotting to take over the city. And we follow her to the exotic port of Antioch, where she is destined to be reunited with Marius, now immortal and haunted by his vampire nature, who will bestow on her the Dark Gift as they set out on the fraught and fantastic adventure of their two turbulent centuries together. Look for Anne Rice’s new book, Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, coming November 29, 2016. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Susin Nielsen
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Category: Young Adult Fiction
View: 796Award-winning author Susin Nielsen has written a laugh-out-loud and heartrending novel for fans of Robyn Schneider’s Extraordinary Means and Cammie McGovern’s Say What You Will. Beware: Life ahead. Sixteen-year-old Petula de Wilde is anything but wild. A former crafting fiend with a happy life, Petula shut herself off from the world after a family tragedy. She sees danger in all the ordinary things, like crossing the street, a bug bite, or a germy handshake. She knows: life is out to get you. The worst part of her week is her comically lame mandatory art therapy class with a small group of fellow misfits. Then a new boy, Jacob, appears at school and in her therapy group. He seems so normal and confident, though he has a prosthetic arm; and soon he teams up with Petula on a hilarious project, gradually inspiring her to let go of some of her fears. But as the two grow closer, a hidden truth behind why he’s in the group threatens to derail them, unless Petula takes a huge risk. . . Praise: “Nielsen writes with sensitivity, empathy, and humor.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred “Nielsen excels at depicting troubled, clever teenagers in familiar environments.” —School Library Journal, Starred “[An] empathic and deeply moving story, balanced by sharply funny narration and dialogue.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred “A poignant exploration into the nuances of healing.” —Quill and Quire, Starred
A Black & White Affair
Author: T. K. Ambers
View: 1317Bernadette has almost everything a twenty- six year old model could desire. She has a great home, beautiful clothing, and a wonderful family. Yet, all she really desires is a decent man to share her life with. Against her sister's wishes, Bernadette, joins the world of online dating. She can hardly believe her luck upon finding the profile of Martin Day, a handsome, successful businessman, who is moving to her hometown. The couple clicks instantly and their relationship is on the fast track to marital bliss, when suddenly a stranger brings unsettling news about Martin's past. Despite the warnings, Bernadette continues seeing him, and quickly finds out that some relationship mistakes cannot be easily fixed. As her situation grows increasingly out of control, she realizes that it has come down to life or death and that she must put a stop to Martin's reign of terror, at any cost.
Author: Anna Kyss
Publisher: Anna Kyss
Category: Juvenile Fiction
View: 4770Meghan's graduation gift is one that any eighteen-year-old would dream of: traveling abroad to England. Her journey turns into more adventure than expected when Meghan meets the mysterious Kiernan and accepts his invitation to a secret club, hidden beneath the streets of London. The eclectic dress of the club-goers is not the only unusual thing she discovers in the Underground. Kiernan's father has developed a warped set of rituals, and he targets Meghan as his next victim. Instead of the fun date she imagined, Meghan finds herself imprisoned and in a fight for her very survival. keywords: Fae, faeries, new adult, paranormal romance, urban fantasy, YA, free, freebie,
An Argeneau Novel
Author: Lynsay Sands
Publisher: Harper Collins
View: 9607“Lynsay Sands writes books that keep readers coming back for more.” —Katie MacAlister, USA Today bestselling author of A Girl’s Guide to Vampires Readers can’t get enough of Lynsay Sands’ delightfully devilish novels featuring the Argeneau vampire family, and with The Reluctant Vampire, Sands soars to new heights on silken bat wings. The story of a sexy Rogue Hunter forced to babysit a new immortal with a handsome, brooding, millennia-old vampire still devastated over the loss of a lover, The Reluctant Vampire offers heart, humor, and sizzling sensuality in equal measure—hallmarks of the incomparable Lynsay’s bestselling paranormal fiction.
Author: J.E. Taylor
Publisher: J.E. Taylor
View: 3523A protector. A lost soul. A siren looking for salvation. Kylee Paradox never expected to be a protector of humankind, but when hell’s portals open and let loose the creatures of the underworld, she can’t see any other way. Armed with an ultimatum, Kylee has no choice but to embrace her new position as bounty hunter of the damned. Sending these monsters back to purgatory becomes her life’s mission. The only glitches in an otherwise noble pursuit are those who hold her fate in their hands. They forbid her from using her deadly siren song to lure the beasts back to the pit. If she harms even a single innocent soul in her quest, Kylee herself will become one of the hunted.
Author: Kristen Gupton
Publisher: Kristen Gupton
View: 3482With his tyrannical father dead, Prince Keiran is forced out of the shadows to take his rightful place on the throne of Tordania. However, Grand Councillor Peirte Methaius will go to any length to keep the young vampire from ascending to power, stealing the prince’s birthright for his own. Powerless and in failing health, Keiran is soon swept up into the demon-summoning madman’s plot to have him assassinated. While his friends will do all they can to help Keiran survive, fate may simply have different plans for the Sipesh family’s only surviving heir. After all, a vampire has never been a hero in their world.
Urban Fantasy Romance
Author: Ann Giimpel
Publisher: Ann Gimpel Books, LLC
View: 8734Urban Fantasy Romance, With a Heaping Side of Hexes, Spells, and Magick! One of three remaining demon assassin witches, Colleen is almost the last of her kind. Along with her familiar, a changeling spirit, she was hoping for a few months of quiet, running a small magicians’ supply store in Fairbanks, Alaska. Peace isn’t in the cards, though. Demons are raising hell in Seattle. She’s on her way to kick some serious demon ass, when a Sidhe shows up and demands she accompany him to England to quell a demon uprising. Gutsy, opinionated, and outspoken, Colleen refuses to come. Witches need her help, and they trump everything else. Despite breaking a prime Sidhe precept concerning non-interference in mortals’ affairs, Duncan offers his assistance. Colleen fascinates him, and he wants to discover more about her. Lots more. The Sidhe might be the best-looking man Colleen’s ever stumbled over, but she doesn’t have time for him—or much of anything else. She, Jenna, and Roz are Earth's only hedge against being overrun by Hell’s minions. Even with help from a powerful magic wielder like Duncan, the odds aren’t good and the demons know it. Sensing victory is within their grasp, they close in for the kill.
Author: Tony Hillerman
Publisher: Harper Collins
View: 1665During a kachina ceremony at the Tano Pueblo, the antics of a dancing koshare fill the air with tension. Moments later, the clown is found bludgeoned to death, in the same manner a reservation schoolteacher was killed only days before. Officer Jim Chee and Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn believe that answers lie in the sacred clown's final cryptic message to the Tano people. But to decipher it, the two Navajo policemen may have to delve into closely guarded tribal secrets—on a sinister trail of blood that links a runaway, a holy artifact, corrupt Indian traders, and a pair of dead bodies.
Author: Lilith Saintcrow
View: 9489A brand new thriller with a supernatural twist from New York Times bestselling author Lilith Saintcrow. Anna Caldwell has spent the last few days in a blur. She's seen her brother's dead body, witnessed the shooting of innocent civilians, and been shot at herself. Now she has nowhere to turn-and only one person she can possibly call. Since Anna dumped him, it seems waiting is all Josiah Wolfe has done. Now, she's calling, and she needs his help -- or rather, the "talents" she once ran away from. As a liquidation agent, Josiah knows everything about getting out of tough situations. He'll get whatever she's carrying to the proper authorities, then settle down to making sure she doesn't leave him again. But the story Anna's stumbled into is far bigger than even Josiah suspects. Anna wants to survive, Josiah wants Anna back, and the powerful people chasing her want the only thing worth killing for -- immortality. An ancient evil has been trapped, a woman is in danger, and the world is going to see just how far a liquidation agent will go... For more from Lilith Saintcrow, check out: Gallow and Ragged Trailer Park Fae Bannon and Clare The Iron Wyrm Affair The Red Plague Affair The Ripper Affair The Damnation Affair (e-only) Dante Valentine Novels Working for the Devil Dead Man Rising Devil's Right Hand Saint City Sinners To Hell and Back Dante Valentine (omnibus) Jill Kismet Novels Night Shift Hunter's Prayer Redemption Alley Flesh Circus Heaven's Spite Angel Town Jill Kismet (omnibus) A Romance of Arquitaine Novels The Hedgewitch Queen The Bandit King
Legacy Hunter 1
Author: Chris Heinicke,Kate Reedwood,Piper Denna
View: 3991Stardrives. A mysterious entity lost to history, except by a select few, and those who know about them would do almost anything to get their hands on one. Axel Ryan believes they could save a dying Earth, and teams up with a long time friend and a band of pirates. But the problem is he needs to betray the love of his life to get started.
Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
View: 8624WATER IS POWER In the near future, the Colorado River has dwindled to a trickle. Detective, assassin, and spy, Angel Velasquez “cuts” water for the Southern Nevada Water Authority, ensuring that its lush arcology developments can bloom in Las Vegas. When rumors of a game-changing water source surface in Phoenix, Angel is sent south, hunting for answers that seem to evaporate as the heat index soars and the landscape becomes more and more oppressive. There, he encounters Lucy Monroe, a hardened journalist with her own agenda, and Maria Villarosa, a young Texas migrant, who dreams of escaping north. As bodies begin to pile up, the three find themselves pawns in a game far bigger and more corrupt than they could have imagined, and when water is more valuable than gold, alliances shift like sand, and the only truth in the desert is that someone will have to bleed if anyone hopes to drink.