A truly modern, Lovecraftian horror.
Lydia and Victor never managed to get the results the university wanted. Still, time, and their minds are about to change. When they finally make the discovery of their lifetimes, an entity known only as Dlliad is awoken. Reality and their minds soon become warped and distorted as they try to escape Dlliad's grasp.
This novelette was taken from the upcoming Lovecraftian collection, Cry of The Reich. The second book in the Dark Corona Series. In which, you'll discover a world of cosmic horrors and seemingly impossible tales, all connected in the strangest of ways. Cry of the Reich will be released late July, 2020.
Visit J.P. Walters online at www.jpwalters.net and on Twitter @JPWaltersAuthor
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 29 Pages (1,248 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 1st, 2020
Three years after her mother's death, Ella is left with an absent father, a cruel stepmother, and a magical pendant so powerful she must keep it hidden. The pendant is the only connection Ella has with her mother, and she will do anything to protect it -- even if it means becoming a servant in her own home.
To escape her wicked stepfamily, Ella finds solace under the branches of the weeping willow beside her mother's grave. Ella thought she could practice her magic there in secret, but when she is caught by Ashwin, the son of the richest lord in the county, Ella fears she may lose her pendant after all.
Ashwin gains Ella's trust by promising not to tell anyone about the pendant, but Ella knows they are from different worlds, and she is reluctant to open up to him too much. When Ashwin invites Ella to a masquerade ball, she sees it as a chance to escape her life, even if it is for just one night.
But her pendant isn't the only secret Ella has been keeping. If Ashwin learns who she ...
After a chain of tragic events, Ryder has lost the true essence of who she is. At the cost of her emotions, she channels anger and frustration to hone her new skills. Her white knight remains by her side, but with light comes dark.
When her mentor concocts a plan to end the curse, Ryder dives in head first, but as the number of demons on Earth increases, Ryder and her friends realize their final battle affects more than just the curse.
In the final installment of A Curse Books, Ryder will decide her future -- and accept the inevitable fate her decision brings with it.
"Dark forces are coming. We must face them together."
I am a psychic and an agent for the Deific, a secret agency with one purpose: stop evil supernaturals wherever they appear.
And right now, we have one major problem. An ancient vampire who calls himself the Dark Prince has come to our city and is creating vampires faster than we can keep up with.
Something big and terrible is about to happen. I can feel it in my bones.
I think I'm ready to face it, to fight it.
But then I meet her--Moira.
She fights vampires better than most men and seems to know my most private thoughts.
I fear she may even know my heart's true desires.
But I'm not the only one who wants her.
The Dark Prince has taken a sudden interest in her.
And if I can't stop him, I'll lose the best thing to ever come into my life.
In this paranormal romance series, Steele introduces readers to a dark and sexy world full of vampires, shifters and witches. If you like Cassandra Clare, Patricia Briggs, Laurell K. ...
Her music is magic, but power has a price... deadly monsters, inner demons, and the dark forces of the demi-goddess Aere.
Gwynn had finally completed her training and joined the ranks of the elite Inishmore Bards. Eager to explore the world and create her musical legacy, Gwynn sets off on the road toward the dazzling city of Samhayne. Her peaceful journey is interrupted when she encounters Shae, a Southron warrior mortally wounded in battle.
In the hidden Royal Court of Heralith Gwynn's bardic magic just might be enough to free them from the enchantment that binds them but if she fails, it could shatter her mind and soul.
Diane's furious with her bestie, Laci. Laci's sudden engagement to a man she met on a shady internet dating site seems suspicious. Conman? Help comes but not without strings attached. See what happens as Diane navigates the fine line between fantasy and reality.
Class is back in session at The Academy, and as the staff and students alike try to return to a state of normal, something ancient has been awakened from the shadows with a taste for Guardian blood.
Sanaya is days away from an early Slayer maturity and as her bond with her potential Guardian, King deepens, she must learn to balance what her heart desires most with the responsibility of keeping those she loves safe.
An ancient enemy has summoned The Council of Slayers, ancient Slayers of old, to be of aid to the Guardians of The Academy. Sanaya must awaken her blossoming gifts to step into her shoes as the Millennium Slayer faster than those around her are prepared for. As her eighteenth birthday approaches, Sanaya must prepare for the fight of her life and a deal that will change the course of Slayer history forever.
Neverland has been their sanctuary -- until now.
Magic is dying in Neverland and so are the pixies.
Only one is brave enough to search the human world for someone to believe. Tink finds a desolate boy flying in the night, peering in windows, searching for the life he once knew. But can she convince him to abandon his quest and help her save Neverland?
Discover the untold story of the boy destined to become Peter Pan.
For those who love a dark twist to a childhood fairytale, scroll up and click to begin this new adventure...
Books in this series include:
Pan (Book 1)
Hook (Book 2)
Sea Witch (Book 3)
Lost Boy (Book 4)
Reawakening, the first volume in a series about the realm of Eversora, is the tale of Darius, a young warrior who has grown up unaware he's the child of a wolf person and a sorcerer.
On the island of Lyrea, sits the town of Sinac. Once the sacred home to the Ananta, a tribe of the race of snake people known as the Nagas who were overthrown by their wolf slaves, Sinac became a stronghold of the Szahn clan of the Nueri, wolves that can take on human form, along with a few men who helped them defeat the Nagas. More men and women came to live alongside the Szahn.
Then, the Szahn returned to the forest.
Reawakening begins in Sinac, on the day Darius's life is forever changed.
After an encounter with a strange little girl, Darius, the blacksmith's son, discovers a secret passage in the castle library, where he finds a mysterious book. Later, his father reveals the shocking truth of who he and his family really are.
And Darius will soon find himself in an epic battle against a ...
Let's meet Dino, a vegetarian T-rex dinosaur! He really, really, really loves it.
Dino must not be like any T-rex you have ever met, or maybe he is unlike any other T-rex in the world!
One day he might be able to convince everyone that it is not bad at all to become a vegetarian, and not so bad to be different. The most important thing is to bring joy and happiness to everyone around us, or perhaps to every dinosaur around us.
With a friendly voice and cute drawings of The Happy Anne, the story is quite suitable for children who are looking for good things in their differences.
Banished from Shambhala, warlord Ashma feels vilified and seeks to destroy all that belongs to the Sovereign, including the beloved warrior prince, Michael. Using every worldly tool at his disposal, Ashma's manipulation begins to unravel as he grows closer to Michael, and long dormant emotions surface when he remembers the demoralization of the Sovereign's rejection. Will Michael be able to see through this deceit and be Shambhala's champion and prince once again, or will Ashma and his generals take it all? Only time will tell in this raw fantasy novel of immorality, turmoil and betrayal.
Being a teenager isn't all fun and games for seventeen year old Ryder. After being thrown down the social hierarchy, Ryder Mason has one goal for her senior year- survive.
Within the first month of school, Ryder goes from bullied teen to a cursed half goddess with two boyfriends. As if that wasn't enough, she travels into the Underworld to confront Hades about the curse and her missing mother.
Ryder delves head first into a Godly world as her two knights fight to seek her approval, her best friend's loyalties are tested and people's true intentions are shown in the first Curse Books novel.
*Author Disclaimer* Book contains adult situations.
(For younger audiences skip chapter 16)
As it happened, in the hamlet of Tarrytown, a cozy Dutch settlement on the banks of the Tappan Zee river, things were in particular disarray: dark forces at work. For it was in the heart of Tarrytown, at Johnathan Doolittle's Union Tavern that our twisted tales begin...
Tarrytown Tales weaves Washington Irving's most popular stories (The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle, and The Specter Bridegroom) into a unique theatrical experience. Told by ten adept narrators portraying dozens of characters, Tarrytown Tales is presented in the style of storybook theater, leveraging Irving's eloquent literary technique through a fun and accessible narrative, entertaining for all ages.
"The intrigue of The Hunger Games, the competition of Survivor, the magic of Harry Potter." -- Underground Book Reviews
Lia Davies has buried the terror and guilt of her past under a life of quiet routine. But her fragile peace is shattered when vicious accusations destroy her reputation and put her art gallery on the line. When her best friend offers her a way out in the form of a three-million-dollar grand prize, Lia throws caution to the wind and signs up for the Paldimori Games. Now all she has to do is win.
On the hidden island of Sotiria, Lia soon finds that when gods are involved nothing is as easy as it seems. Especially not when dealing with Chaos -- the sexy leader of the six Paldimori Houses. He's everything she can't stand; arrogant, condescending, and worst of all, the one man who sees beneath the surface to the woman she thought she buried alongside her parents.
But when Lia is claimed as a Chosen and sets in motion an ancient prophecy, the games take a deadly turn ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 366 Pages (5,489 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 1st, 2020
Do you want your child to grow up successful and happy? You already do a lot for its by reading bedtime stories for kids. But it is important to choose the right tales for children 6-12 years old!
We have created 7 short bedtime stories for boys and girls, which will help to develop such qualities of character as:
Psychologists have proven that it is these qualities of character that help children achieve success. To develop optimism, grit, self-control, zest, social intelligence, gratitude, curiosity you need to set an example. You can read the fairy tale for children with heroes who were helped by these qualities of character today.
Bedtime story for kids Pete the Poop will help you:
✓ Laugh with your child before going to bed.
✓ Understand how important optimism is in life. You should never give up; you should look at life with a ...
Filled with wit and whimsy, this surprisingly heartwarming collection of critter stories is a book for the angsty child inside every adult. For anyone who has ever been cut off in traffic, been jaded by a landlord, been pushed too far by their parents, or had to sit through a 3-hour horror movie with somebody else's child crying next to them, Passive Aggressive Fables for Adults are the stories you need today to shake off the stress of yesterday.
Performer and playwright, Angela Duggins, takes us back to her Ozark home in some of the most twisted tales this generation has seen.
Evelyn has pulled herself back to the life that almost destroyed her. She is still trying to fight her desires but being with her brother again, has only ignited their passion. Aiden isn't going to let her go now that she is all his. But unknown forces are at work to pull them away from each other.
Evelyn has to make a decision. Leave the love of her life or let her friend die. She makes a deal with Adam to stay docile as long as they don't harm her loved one. He wants only to study her, but Eli has other plans. Something menacing was growing inside him, an unquenchable red rage and a need to make her his.
Evelyn has to learn to accept who she is. To learn to lean on her warrior for power. To strengthen their bond. Or is it too late?
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 238 Pages (1,451 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 30th, 2020
A curious collection of short stories for busy readers that will make you laugh, make you cry, make you gasp and make you sigh, but above all they will bring you immense enjoyment. Grab a cup of coffee and get yourself immersed in this great combination of compelling short stories. Whether you are sitting relaxed in your armchair at home, having a break in the office, taking a walk in the park or relaxing in bed, you will find this book just right for you.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 87 Pages (1,856 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 29th, 2020
2019 Magical Update.
Winning a beautiful seaside cottage in Whitby, is the beginning of an incredible magical summer for twins, Luke and Paige. Never in a million years, could they have envisaged the amazing adventures which lay ahead. Whitby, is regarded the most haunted town in England, and the twins soon discover why. Grumpy Genies, gentle ghosts, not all is wicked and evil in the supernatural, but magic, danger, mystery, excitement and happiness is plentiful. Join the twins and experience the magic as it unfolds. A summer epic for all the family.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 26 Pages (1,387 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 29th, 2020
"My name is Merkim, and I come from the sea."
In 1850, a struggling Irish farmer happens upon a young woman washed ashore on a desolate beach and nurses her back to health. Little does he know who she really is, but in appreciation for his help, she rewards him with a sacred gem and a promise. A promise that a hundred and fifty years later threatens to destroy an entire American family.
The tale takes the reader from that lonely Irish beach all the way to the mountains of the western United States and then drags you deep beneath the waves to the mythical faerie realm of Tir fo Thuinn. There, a mad king awaits, and his wrath over Merkim's Promise spares no one, neither faerie or human.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 399 Pages (1,343 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 29th, 2020
Mine to defend. Mine to cherish. She is MINE.
Half dragon and Half Elysian, I am a freak of nature.
I never expected to find my fated mate... then I meet Freya.
Violet eyes, with skin that I yearn to mark.
A woman shattered beyond redemption.
She offers herself to me in exchange for sparing her clan... How could I refuse?
I hadn't expected to feel this fierce attraction for her.
Definitely did not think she'd kindle this passion inside.
I'll do anything to protect her.
I will not let anyone harm her.
When Freya is taken, I must face my deepest fears.
I must embrace my dragon, and save her...
She's mine to defend.
Mine to cherish.
She is mine.
**Are you ready for a roller coaster ride of emotions, with a possessive alpha dragon shifter and the feisty woman he'll defend at any cost?
Then, scroll up and one click on this breathtaking, action packed, dragon shifter paranormal romance. Very satisfying HEA guaranteed!
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 192 Pages (6,412 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 28th, 2020
Clean, fun stories from fairy tales to westerns, to modern day stories, this collection of short stories is designed to catch the interest of adults who simply want to read a story, but may not have the time required to read full-length novels. The author has included short prayers at the end of each story, prayers inspired by the stories themselves. These prayers are her heart, welcoming you the reader to join her in her conversations with God.
The first story is not a fairy tale, but how the author imagined it must have been like for Adam the first time he opened his eyes. Everything was wonderful. But after he sinned, part two of Consequences begins, which is a Western concerning one of Adam's descendants who must deal with the reality of sin. Another Western entitled: Boiling Springs is the account of the tale from each of the characters' eyes, showing unique perspectives. Only when all the perspectives are put together is the reader enabled to see what happened in the Western ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 193 Pages (891 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 28th, 2020
Three aliens made me their bride.
When warlord aliens invade Earth, I watch as my world crumbles.
Their mothership lowers above my head. A great beacon of light shines over the city.
They don't want Earth. They want me...
Three brutal aliens force me to my knees. They accept no peace treaty.
They demand one thing: A bride.
That is final.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 227 Pages (2,375 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 28th, 2020
Fairy Tale Princesses Like You've Never Seen Them Before...
10 Champions destined to defeat an evil that threatens to wipe out the land of Fantasia...
Reverse Harem Romance
Book 1: SNOW
Hair black as night, lips red as blood, skin white as snow. Beautiful. Ethereal. Enchanting.
Bought and sold for male entertainment, Neva Valkoinen, or Snow White, as patrons know her, dances for the wealthy and lecherous at the Wicked Lyre Tavern in the city of Ascor.
Void of her memories, Neva's life before the age of twelve, is a mystery she has no time to solve, chained as she is to the cruel whims of her master.
Enter Herrick Vorst. The most handsome stranger Neva's ever seen. Herrick purchases a night with Neva but doesn't touch her. Instead, he asks her questions she can't answer and reveals his belief that she's a witchling capable of great magic.
When Neva is purchased by another stranger a few nights later, she learns this one wants her heart. To carve out.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 243 Pages (5,211 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 28th, 2020
This carefully crafted ebook: "Dracula + Dracula's Guest and 3 Other Horror Stories" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to relocate from Transylvania to England, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing, Bram Stoker tells Count Dracula´s relationship with Jonathan and Mina Harker, pursuit by Professor van Helsing and ultimate destruction in the name of love. Intent on immigrating to England, Count Dracula enlists the services of Jonathan Harker to arrange the purchase of a suitable residence. Intrigued by the young Harker and his beautiful wife, Mina, Dracula sets in motion a series of events that threatens the sanity of all. Widely believed to be the deleted first chapter of Dracula, "Dracula's ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 152 Pages (911 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 28th, 2020
The Greek gods never actually existed. Did they? Sophie Darrow finds she was wrong about that assumption when she's pulled into the spirit realm, complete with an Underworld, on her first day at college. Adrian, the mysterious young man who brought her there, simply wants her to taste a pomegranate. Soon, though she returns to her regular life, her mind begins exploding with dreams and memories of ancient times; of a love between two Greeks named Persephone and Hades. But lethal danger has always surrounded the immortals, and now that she's tainted with the Underworld's magic, that danger is drawing closer to Sophie. Night Owl Reviews Top Pick (Persephone's Orchard) Long and Short Reviews Book of the Month (Persephone's Orchard)
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 372 Pages (857 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 27th, 2020
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Brothers Grimm's Fairy Tales (over 200 fairy tales and legends)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds. Together with the well-known tales of "Rapunzel", "The Goose-Girl", "Sleeping Beauty", "Hansel and Gretel" and "Snow White" there are the darker tales such as "Death's Messengers" which deserve to be better known, and which will appeal not only to all who are interested in the history of folklore, but also to all those who simply love good storytelling. The two brothers wished to preserve their German folklore in a collection of tales that they believed had been handed down for generations. When they began in 1812 ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 562 Pages (1,574 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 27th, 2020
A genderbent retelling of the classic fairytale Rapunzel...
When Rapunzel finally gathers the courage to leave his tower he triggers a booby trap spell that transports him to the Heroes' Labyrinth. Armed only with his magic hair he's thrown into a dangerous, subterranean world where undead monsters are constantly trying to eat or kill him. Rapunzel discovers that the only way to leave the Labyrinth is to beat it.
Necromancer Gothel created the Labyrinth as a test to find a 'true hero'. Each level has a Boss Monster, which must be defeated before a hero can proceed to the next level. Rapunzel has to make it past Zombie Frankie Stein, Insectoid Queen Khepera, Dark Elf Queen Norebo, and Vampire Queen Draculara before he can reach the final level where Gothel resides.
During his quest to forge an enchanted sword powerful enough to defeat Demon King Gothel, Rapunzel encounters the volatile alter ego of Dr. Henrietta Jekyll - Edwina Hyde. 'Hydie' is a powerful witch with an affinity ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 279 Pages (1,587 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 26th, 2020
"You only live once."
The mantra spoken by Jet Sanz uncle Coop just before he took his dives off of some of the most beautiful cliffs in Glen Canyon. Tragedy had entered Jet's life at a young age. And he looked up to his uncle Coop more than anyone. His uncle had planned on giving young Jet the best 16th birthday that he would never forget. And he did just that. This day was the beginning of a much bigger purpose for Jet. It would just take him nearly as many years to find out what that bigger purpose actually was?
From chapter 1
"Apparently not." Coop laughed. "So you two have to drive back to Flagstaff, and you'll be taking off in your plane for New York tomorrow, is that right?"
Dad had this new plane that he'd fallen in love with. "I traded in the Cirrus SR22 for a brand new Cirrus SR22T - the T is for turbo." The grin on Dad's face, so big; it made me smile too. "This'll be its maiden voyage. Linda's become interested in writing romance novels, so for our tenth wedding ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 161 Pages (6,159 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 22nd, 2020
A genderbent retelling of the Queen of Heart's story in Wonderland...
Crimson, the bloodthirsty, sadistic King of Hearts, is a villain. Or at least he's supposed to be. That's just how things work in Wonderland: a strange, fanciful place filled with heroes and villains that always seem to be at odds.
Crim is in a very dark place after the hero, Alister Kingsley, wins the Wonderland Joust and marries Madeline Hatter. He should have known better than to hope for true love since villains don't get 'happy endings'.
But there's something fishy afoot. Even though Crim loves Madeline he can't stop thinking about his Cheshire Cat slave, Katrina, who remains trapped in an enchanted sleep. Only true love's kiss can break a sleeping curse, and Crim has tried that already. Don't get him wrong. He doesn't love Katrina. He just misses her delicious raspberry tarts terribly, and will stop at nothing until she can bake them for him again.
Like sharks smelling blood in the water, Crim's enemies ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 240 Pages (2,553 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 16th, 2020
The Wicked Warlock of the West, Jadyn, has a plan to conquer Oz.
World Domination Plan:
1.Become the Goblin King
2.Become King of the Direwolves
3.Befriend Theodore Gale, the Foretold Savior of Oz
4.Save the Emerald City from peril
5. Become King of the Trolls
6. Defeat the Good Wizard of the North
7. Defeat the Wicked Warlock of the East, Dr. Doppelganger
8. Defeat the Good Wizard of the South, Reginald
Next on his list is to become King of the Trolls. But to do that he has to infiltrate Troll Kingdom and defeat King Belwort's Champion in the Trolls' Fighting Competition. Afterwards, he plans on freeing the goblin slaves in the North in order to increase his military might.
Meanwhile, playboy cowboy, Theodore Gale, is having his own problems. When a giant robot attacks the Emerald City Theo's mother, Ozlyn, is kidnapped. Theo wants to rescue the Sultry Sorceress of Oz from Dr. Doppelganger's evil clutches before she gets technolyzed, but a robot army stands in his way. ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 284 Pages (5,141 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 15th, 2020
Where does magic end and love begin?
Oliver Evans spent his youth spinning one tall tale after another until it got him over his head in trouble. Returning as an adult to his grandmother's cottage in Aberdaron, Olly is determined to put his past behind him and settle down. But the misty Ll?n Peninsula hides dangerous secrets. Olly is torn between the Longing, a powerful force driving him away from the only home he has ever known, and the growing conviction that the merman prince of his childhood make-believe is real--and in desperate need of Olly's help.
There is more truth in Olly's stories than he realises. If he is to have any chance of righting past wrongs and rescuing his prince, Olly must navigate the truth in his old stories and discover the magic right in front of him. But Olly has a powerful enemy on the ?Ll?n, an ancient king who would like to end Olly's story-telling permanently.
Written for the M/M Romance Groups 2015 Don't Read in the Closet event, Deep Magic is a ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 392 Pages (2,131 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 14th, 2020
The lost Tomb of the First Emperor of China is about to be found.
But this powerful Taoist sorceror is not... quite... dead.
Love Indiana Jones? Love Jack Burton? Then you will love this.
If I could give 6 stars, I would. YEP! - Garfield Whyte
Jeremy Wang is still smarting from being academically disgraced by his room mate, Brett East. But now Jeremy needs to enlist Brett's help - because he's found something... a clue.
A clue to unravel one of history's greatest mysteries.
Where is the Tomb of the First Emperor of China?
A fiend so foul, he slaughtered entire civilisations in his insane quest to conquer the known world and form the mighty empire that bears his name to this day.
To discover the Elixir of Life and defeat Death herself.
To rise again and conquer Heaven.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 422 Pages (627 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 13th, 2020
**WINNER, Kindle Book Awards (Romance)**
"With Southern charm and a deeply romantic plot, readers will fall in love with this modern day fairy tale." --RT BOOK REVIEWS
From New York Times bestselling author Katy Regnery...
In this modern-retelling of "Beauty and the Beast," Savannah Carmichael, betrayed by an unreliable source, returns to her hometown of Danvers, Virginia with her once-promising journalism career in ruins. Given the opportunity to get back in the game by writing a patriotic human interest piece, Savannah turns her attention to the town hermit, Asher Lee, a wounded veteran who returned to Danvers eight years ago, and hasn't been seen since.
After an IED explosion in Afghanistan took Asher's hand and disfigured half of his face, he's lived a quiet life on the outskirts of Danvers where the locals respect his privacy... that is, until Savannah Carmichael comes calling in a borrowed sundress with a plate of homemade brownies. When Asher agrees ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 291 Pages (3,613 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 12th, 2020
Looking for castles, princes, wizards, and quests?
Not your everyday fantasy, this collection of short stories takes you through the mists of time into intricate worlds alight with magic and betrayal, sorcery and lust. Mystical prophecies and unusual landscapes meet desire and desperation.
Here you'll find...
A slave-mercenary struggling to save the life of his mistress.
A palace guard defending his city against the destroyer of prophecy.
A wanderer who brings more than just past grief into the lives of four sisters.
Two friends who go on a dangerous hunt to kill the witches destroying their village.
An outcast trying to outwit the village oracle and get justice for her murdered mother.
A captain who discovers how high the cost is to return the dead to their rightful homes.
You'll be immersed in the unusual, if you dare. Open the door to wonder.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 92 Pages (2,879 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 8th, 2020
From bestselling author Emily Goodwin comes the epic start to a sexy and exciting paranormal romance series...
Never trust a vampire.
I might have learned that lesson the hard way. But when I find myself in a vampire-owned bar, I don't have much of a choice. With vampires still trying to assimilate into mainstream society, I've done Lucas King a favor by stopping one of his patrons from draining a human dry in the basement of his bar. A favor he'd prefer to repay in bed than in kind.
Vampires and witches have had more than a jaded history, and when witches start showing up dead in surrounding covens, all signs point to something old and powerful. Something that knows the ways of the witches.
Something--or someone--like Lucas.
What's worse than trusting a vampire? Falling in love with one.
Dead of Night a vampire/witch romance and is book one in the Thorne Hill series.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 362 Pages (613 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 5th, 2020
Wrong place. Wrong time. Perfect tale.
Lorcan's only hope to escape is the mermaid whose job is to hold him captive.
He can hack the top secrets on Earth, but can he steal the heart of a mermaid to help him return to his lover?
He thinks he knows mermaids.
His last spy job is supposed to be on a yacht, not at the bottom of the deep sea.
He can usually talk his way out of trouble. But not this time. Mer-people don't speak his language.
Being stranded in a surreal world is only the beginning of a journey to hell.
Without his soulmate, even if he survives, his life has no meaning...
If you love romantic fantasy, supernatural mystery, and thrilling action adventure , grab Pisces - Crossworld Creatures and explore merworld.
Heart of Siren
Soul of Siren
Karma of Siren
Surge of Magic
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 202 Pages (2,773 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 4th, 2020
Vengeance is wrought. Darkness is forged.
The greatest crafts on Midgard come from the dvergar realm of Nidavellir. Volund, a gifted smith and once apprentice to the dvergar, escaped their dark realm to find solace in the arms of a valkyrie.
Nine years of respite.
And then she was gone.
What would you do to reclaim your light?
But Volund's reputation precedes him, and a cruel king knows the weapons Volund forges can win his wars. Imprisoned in the king's forge, Volund's only hope to escape is to find his wife. If he can't, more than the forge's darkness will overtake him.
Where will he turn when the light finally fades?
You'll love this grim fantasy set in the Ragnarok Era because it retells the dark Norse legend of Volund.
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Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 218 Pages (4,399 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 3rd, 2020
She's a cold fish desperate to break a curse. He's a college student without direction. Lady Hel, the goddess of death, has never had luck or use for love. She's the ruler of Helheim, the realm of the undead! She doesn't need anyone until she crosses Odin, the All-Father of the Norse gods, and is exiled, cursed to look for her reincarnated one, true love who died long ago.
Now, stripped of her throne and most of her powers, will Lady Hel find love to remove the curse, or will she forever powerlessly suffer in turmoil, agony, and anguish?
Only time will tell as she tries to find her soul mate.
Harley Andersen is a seven-year college senior with no idea what to do with his life. So far, all he's come up with is killing time. When his best friend dares him to hop the gate of what's supposed to be a haunted house, he encounters a woman who steals a lot more than his breath.
What she's offering Harley could give him the future he's missing.
It'll just require a trip to the ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 78 Pages (995 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 2nd, 2020
When best friends Valerie and Samantha discover a magic mirror in Val's 100-year-old barn in southern Minnesota, they eagerly go through it. Immediately they run into the young Snow White, who has just escaped the huntsman. The girls vow to help her find her father, knowing the dangers that await. On their journey, the fun-loving double-trouble duo quickly discovers they are caught up in the middle of their favorite fairy tales.
Having the knowledge of the stories as their only weapon, Val and Sam help two other princesses, make a surprising friend, and discover they have a fairy godmother of their very own.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 118 Pages (2,674 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 2nd, 2020
~~ includes all the original illustrations by John R. Neill, including several color plates, and a new Preface by Oz expert and Eltanin Editor Joseph Nusbaum. ~~
Following the success of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum continues his Oz series with The Marvelous Land of Oz (now known as The Land of Oz). In this new Oz adventure, Baum brings back favorite characters such as the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, and introduces memorable new characters, such as Jack Pumpkinhead, the Saw-Horse, the flying Gump and the Woggle-Bug. This story also features the first collaboration between L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill, who worked together to produce Baum's remaining thirteen Oz books.
The Marvelous Land of Oz is the 2nd book in the Oz series.
***NOTE: We also have for sale the full Wizard of Oz Omnibus ebook that includes all 14 of the Oz books (this one, as well as the 13 listed below). At $5.99, it is a major savings over purchasing them all individually. You can find it at ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 176 Pages (12,827 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 31st, 2020
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Gudleik, son of the Skati of the Bear Clan of Freyr's Land in Midgard, dreams of becoming a skald. From a powerful family and surrounded by success, he should have it all - instead he is shunned for being Loki-cursed and knows his doom is coming. Still he plucks his lyre...
On the other side of the known world, Rosmerta, daughter of Keandre, bloodsworn druid of the horned god Cernunnos of the Blessed Isles, is expected to follow in her father's footsteps. But her own dream of following the bardic path seems just as out of reach as Gudleik's. Her lute lies dusty in her cottage...
Cue the music: things go bonkers when the gods get revved up and start wreaking havoc throughout the Celtic and Norse countryside, calling our heroes to adventure. A weary Merlyn of Camelot sits in the middle of it all, forced into the mix by fate (and a rather inconvenient curse).
A real divine mess, the whole of creation gone sideways. A new beginning or the end of days? The souls of our ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 99 Pages (2,813 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: May 26th, 2020
Run, run, run as fast as you can -- and that is exactly what Selene does when she discovers that the curse set on her family and emirate, destining them to eternal slumber, is solely her fault. But pasts are not so easily left behind.
On Selene's eighteenth birthday, her emirate falls to the enchantment and her jilted fiancé, the conniving Lord Gwydion drags her home. While Selene clashes with her fiancé, the ailing Queen of Ghalain summons the emirs to contest for the throne. Each emir has a claim, but the crown holds special meaning for Selene: as queen, she would have the leverage necessary to oblige the Pari to lift the curse.
In Ghalain's capital, Selene stumbles into the labyrinthine mire that is court intrigue. When political rivalries threaten to plunge the country into civil war, Selene must fight through magic and malice to emerge victorious. Her family's fate swings in the balance.
The Puppet Queen is a young adult fantasy retelling of Sleeping Beauty that draws on the ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 252 Pages (654 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 24th, 2020
In the Never Lands, Birthday Celebrations tend to be a little more festive than in other worlds. No silly little parties with only family and friends, but rather grand balls with princes and princesses and assassins, oh my.
What's a ball without some intrigue?
Have a Happy Birthday with Prince Christophe as he celebrates in:
The First Ball.
Fairy Tales just got a little bit darker.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 42 Pages (518 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 23rd, 2020
His wife has been kidnapped.
He's a fairy on the run.
The prophecy says he alone can restore balance and harmony to the Kingdom. The Fairy Godmother might have something to say about that.
THE ROT COLLECTION
Part 1: Origin of the Feces
Part 2: The Tooth Hurts
Part 3: Flossed and Found
Part 4: Plaque to the Future
Part 5: Gum but not Forgotten
Part 6: Filling Time
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 37 Pages (683 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 23rd, 2020
The Fairy Godmother needs a hitman.
She thinks she's found the right guy. Ray Jones- a recent convict and tooth fairy thief.
Unfortunately for her, he's got other ideas.
THE ROT COLLECTION
Part 1: Origin of the Feces
Part 2: The Tooth Hurts
Part 3: Flossed and Found
Part 4: Plaque to the Future
Part 5: Gum but not Forgotten
Part 6: Filling Time
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 27 Pages (408 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 23rd, 2020
Ray Jones and his wife Lena are on the run.
They've traveled to the far reaches of the Fairy Kingdom to seek cover.
But Her troops are coming together.
And they're looking for revenge.
THE ROT COLLECTION
Part 1: Origin of the Feces
Part 2: The Tooth Hurts
Part 3: Flossed and Found
Part 4: Plaque to the Future
Part 5: Gum but not Forgotten
Part 6: Filling Time
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 33 Pages (674 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: May 23rd, 2020
Titan Theophanes is the son of the God of Chaos tasked with keeping the balance between light and dark on Earth. Since the fires of creation birthed this world, he has roamed with his brothers and sisters by his side. He was the tyrant warrior creating and destroying as he saw fit, void of all emotions. Until a laughing sprite of a girl tamed his warrior's heart, and he set aside his sword.
With Lyannia by his side, they have built a peaceful society on the island of Atlantaionia, hidden away from the human world. But not everyone agrees with the new-found peace. The Olympians defy Titan at every turn declaring themselves his equals and gods in their own right. When the Olympians arrive at his castle to pledge their loyalty during the annual winter solstice celebration, he is warned that darkness is coming for his people. Titan will wield his sword once more to defend what is his but not even his powers may be enough to save them. Will he sacrifice it all to save his people and risk ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 106 Pages (9,683 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: May 22nd, 2020
A teenage boy, Owen, and his sister, Melissa are haunted by a dark demon. From a world within mirrors, the demon and his minions create an apocalypse on Earth. Melissa gets kidnapped. Owen must find the mirror of Hades to get her back.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 112 Pages (752 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 21st, 2020
Mr. Black is back. He and the seven mirror demons are ready to take over the world. It's ten years later, Owen and Melissa have been missing in action. Their family is dead, and they have to stop Mr. Black.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 140 Pages (806 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 20th, 2020
On a planet called Utopia, an aging wizard
named Loden created an island he called Nor
for the safe keeping of various entities that he
cherished. They were all magical in different
ways and were forbidden in other worlds. The
King that he left to rule these kingdoms is
dying. In secret, another wizard created a
realm for entities he liked. They came to be
called the Underworlders. When word got
around that Loden's King was dying, the
Underworlders saw the opportunity to take
over the Kingdoms for themselves...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 40 Pages (5,304 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 18th, 2020
"Breathtaking, intense, and scorching hot, King of Shadows is the modern myth I've been waiting for." -Skye Warren, New York Times bestselling author
Luther Hades has always been my family's sworn enemy. He's the opposite of everything we stand for -- ruthless to the core.
I want my freedom, but Hades wants me. And I've walked straight into his trap.
There has to be a way out of his fortress of a mansion. I'll get away -- I have to. Even if it costs me everything.
And it will cost me everything: my body, my soul... and my heart.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 310 Pages (3,279 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 16th, 2020
Billy Bayer has just alerted the mysterious descendants of an ancient civilisation. A civilisation that claim responsibility for every major historical event.
Billy is taken prisoner by a secret organisation after conspiring against his mob-boss. He is taught how to tap into his extra-sensory abilities and his life changes forever. This newfound power gives Billy the courage to confront his captors and challenge their age-old ideals.
Together with his crew of loyal companions, he devises a plan to thwart the organisation's very existence. But how can one man stand up to a 12,000-year old prophecy that predicts adversity for all mankind?
The answer, it seems, is hidden deep in the Brazilian Amazonia with anthropologist Dr David Steel, who, together with the FUNAI Foundation, is on a mission to save the endangered tribes from persecution. It's his research that appears to contain the key to the survival of the human species.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 355 Pages (2,361 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 16th, 2020
The thread of life is a delicate thing. It is so easily broken...
My name is Penn, and I'm a spinner. As one of the three Fates, it's easy for me to know the plans for the lives of the humans. Mine, on the other hand, is a bit foggier. I guess things started to get out of control when I spun her -- Kismet. My focus shifted, one thing led to another, and I wound up banished to Earth.
You'd think it'd be pretty hard to surprise me, but after my banishment, they just kept hitting me like a one-two knockout punch. When the people around me started dying before their time, I knew something was very wrong and I had to do whatever I could to set it right. The one thing I didn't know was... what is the true fate of a Fate?
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 182 Pages (1,999 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 15th, 2020
"It was a strange day in late Summer that I first met the man who had forgotten his own name."
In an old caravan at a traditional English country fair a mysterious storyteller shares tales of ghosts, monsters and forgotten places over the course of an afternoon. Throughout the day though our narrator cannot help but wonder: who is this man; where did he come from; and where did he get such a strange collection of objects? One thing's for sure, our narrator's unlikely to be catching his bus anytime soon.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 90 Pages (3,346 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 13th, 2020
Four wolves. Four alpha males. One town to bring them all together... Welcome to Rockland Creek, where pack bonds will be tested, friends will butt heads, and love will prevail, no matter the odds.
The lupo mannaro without a family...
Lucas was born to be king, until the price was too high. Now, he'll have to settle for alpha... if he can escape his past.
The vârcolac without a home...
The mountains of yore call his name louder than his parents' pleas to stay. But is he ready for what gate has in store, even if it means giving up his hard-earned freedom?
?The faoladh without a purpose...
One case was all it took. One mistake he could never take back. Now, he'll pay the ultimate price - exile.
?The lobisomem without peace...
Tristan chose to save his country, not knowing the price was his sanity. Is there really a coming home, for the one who's seen it all, and more?
A Moonlight Rogues tasty compilation of shifter stories, each one filled with unique folkloric add-ons. ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 161 Pages (1,023 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 4th, 2020
Type: short story and the word count is about 1,470 words.
A new approach to the classic fairy tale. The story of Beauty and the Beast book with a twist. What if the woman was the one turned into the creature?
A realm of adventure and peril mingled with romance, friendship, and sword and sorcery. Join Pluck as she travels through a strange land of danger and intrigue as she finds allies and foes alike in her search to lift her monstrous curse. A story like Beauty and the Beast but with more action and menacing darkness.
This short story is a prequel teaser for the Beauty of the Beast novella series. This short prequel focuses on Alba who later becomes known as Pluck as she starts her journey at age six. Read this free beauty and the beast book and start this fantasy action-adventure fairy tale. The series is a free sword and sorcery adventure story.
What the series is about...
One simple act of love and one devastating betrayal of love...
On the planet Terra when recorded history ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 63 Pages (1,383 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Apr 30th, 2020
The Western Kingdom of Neriah, under King Sonin, is a prosperous outpost on the fringes of the considered barbaric lands. While its citizens lead a peaceful life, they are disported by Aitan, a famous errant storyteller with the exceptional art of telling uncommon tales.
Unfortunately, war comes to Neriah, as a new propitious situation lures the new ambitious tyrant Pharesse, the undisputed leader of the Eastern Lands, on a conquest mission to rule all lands to the west. Against an unprecedented military effective, Neriah finds itself under an unexpected siege, leaving Sonin, lost and out of options. With much more at stake, he is forced to consider, unwillingly, capitulation, as all negotiations fail.
However, in the nick of desperation, Aitan steps in. Armed with his stories and unconventional approaches, a cunning plan is born to try and save the kingdom.
*** "It isn't often that I read a story as well-written as this one was. The plot is eventful, fun, interesting and the ...
What happened after the happily ever after?
You all know the story of your favorite fairytale, but did you ever wonder what happened after the fairytale ending? Well we know. Not all afters end up happily, sometimes the real adventure starts much later...
In this prequel, find out what happened just after Cinderella married Prince Charming, and Sleeping Beauty woke up. Learn the secret of what happened after Peter Pan defeated Hook and Aladdin defeated the evil sorcerer.
The Kingdom of Fairytales is the prequel to a spellbinding new series. Following famous fairytale characters, just after their happily ever after, the Kingdom of Fairytales offers an edge of the seat thrill ride in an all new and sensational way to read. Featuring eleven short stories, each with a twist telling the tale of what happened after the fairytales ended.
Lighting-fast reads you won't be able to put down
? Read in real time as each chapter follows a day in the life of a character throughout the entire ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 109 Pages (8,448 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Apr 10th, 2020
5 stars! "India R. Adams has written a truly original fantastical paranormal novel" -- Keep Calm Novel On
4 stars! "Sometime that unknown is the key and the known is the lock that binds. Triangles can come full circle and change everything... I believe that India R.Adams have acquired herself a new reader." -- The Book Junkie Reads
5 stars! "A true master piece of fiction and a paranormal romance that shouldn't be missed... Adams' writing is flawless and her stories and emotional uphill battle will captivate you from the beginning" -- Nikki
5 stars! "A must read!" -- The Jersey Book Aholic
5 stars! "Anyone that follows my reviews at all may notice by now that I've become a huge fan of India R. Adams." -- Carrie's Book Reviews
5 stars! "I love, love, love the "ahha" moment in a story when the title makes sense." -- Amers, Independent Reviewer for Archaeolibrarian - I Dig Good Books!
5 stars! "India never ceases to amaze me." -- Blogger, Yesha
What if you knew you had just met the ...
Legend of the Tiger's Throne
(A Digital Short)
A very short tale of the loyalty, honor and sacrifice of a young tiger, the heir to the mystical throne in a fantastical animal kingdom.
Includes excerpts from Ian Alexander's bestselling epic fantasy novel ONCE WE WERE KINGS
"Nana Malone writes like a drug dealer selling crack. She teases you with a taste and gets you hooked, then she leaves you hanging waiting for your next hit." - Diane, Goodreads Reviewer
One royal error in judgment... that's all it took. One error in judgement and I lost everything I've ever worked for.
I have a chance to get it back now, but there's a caveat. I'll need to undercover. pretend to be somebody I'm not.
Easy right? Wrong. What's the undercover gig you ask? Manny. Yeah that's right, M A N N Y.
I could say no. Walk away. Except this baby is my way back in with the royal family, so I'll change diapers if I have to.
What nobody warned me about, was her code cracking mother. No one told me I'd be fighting an uphill battle of attraction.
I can do it though. I just have to keep my cover and not fall for the Heiress.
Royally easy right?
A Felt Board Lady adaptation of one of the greatest fairytales, 'The Frog Prince!' A frog helps Princess Amanda find her golden ball in return for her promise of friendship. In fulfilling her promise, Princess Amanda must defend her actions when others question her choice of friend.
Find out more in this adapted fairytale story, great for children ages 2-6.
For a younger child: The colorful scenes and dialogue make this a fun story-time book. The concepts addressed involve how to be a good friend and the value of a promise.
For an older child: A gentle retelling of an old fairytale favorite! This may be a helpful 'learning to read' book, which also addresses reading comprehension.
For all ages: This story is fun and lighthearted, with colorful and appealing scenes! It reminds us all of the importance of keeping our promises.
All images used to create this eBook are hand sewn from felt.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 60 Pages (10,758 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Mar 31st, 2020
Root for the underdog, wish for the end of the world, and take your poison like a fine glass of wine.
Dragons, Fae, Witches, fairy tales, bad fortune, and more, fill the pages you'll yearn to read through the night. Poison Love is a collection of Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, and Paranormal stories from quick to cutthroat. One click you're next obsession today. Don't crave what you cannot have.
Poison Love features today's bestselling and rising authors, with contributions from:
New York Times Bestselling Author Margo Bond Collins
USA Today Bestselling Author D.C. Gomez
USA Today Bestselling Author April Canavan
USA Today Bestselling Author Tina Glasneck
Rone Award Winning Author Danielle James
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 504 Pages (1,632 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Mar 25th, 2020
The Lincolnshire Wolds, 1812. When housemaid Bessie Bell is thrown out into a cold October night, her prospects could scarcely seem worse. With nowhere to go and no one to help her, how will she survive? But on the road she meets a mysterious gentleman, and her fortunes take an immediate turn for the... strange. For the nightmare horse Tatterfoal stalks the fog-drenched Wolds, and Mr. Green is determined to catch him. But why?
Caught up in a dark adventure, Bessie is swept far beyond the shores of England and into Faerie Aylfenhame. Dangers untold await the unwary in the Goblinlands, though the greatest dangers of all may lie behind her. For Tatterfoal answers only to his master, the Goblin King...
From the author of The Malykant Mysteries comes a darkly delicious tale of love, magic and fairytale adventure.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 230 Pages (867 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Mar 22nd, 2020
It's her first case and it might be her last.
Soriya has worked her entire life to become the Greystone -- protector of her city, Portents, against the growing shadows of myth and legend. All her efforts are in jeopardy when she is struck down by the destructive power of the Minotaur.
Soriya must now find a new path. Only one thing is certain -- she's going to need help.
Beth, a researcher with insight into the city, has been locked in her own mystery -- hunting for the recently stolen hammer of Hephaestus.
Working together to unravel the secrets hidden in Portents, Soriya and Beth must learn to trust the other's unique perspective. However, they aren't the only ones seeking answers as the Minotaur turns his rage on the city... starting with Soriya's beloved teacher.
The secrets of Soriya's training are revealed in the first adventure of this new Greystone trilogy!
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 247 Pages (5,306 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Mar 21st, 2020
Billy and Susan loved to hear their father read stories to them every night at bedtime. Susan told her brother Billy that the stories were for little kids. Susan said, "Billy I love dad, but I wish he would read scary stories to us instead of stories like Peter Pan and Alice and Wonderland. They were ok when we were younger, but we are so much older now." "I feel the same way. I like it when mother and father go out to dinner at night so we can watch scary movies together, "replied Billy.
That night Billy said, "Let's sneak out at midnight. I really hope we find a spooky book in the attic."
Billy and Susan's trip to the attic would unleash an evil force that should have been left locked in the trunk forever.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Size: 762 KB Lending: Not Enabled Added: Mar 19th, 2020
Passion doesn't follow the rules of fate.
Ambrosia has spent her life preparing for the day she would avenge her mother's death.
Working undercover as a prostitute, she draws in the man who took her mother's life. Not realizing who Ambrosia is, the man admits to her that her mother is actually still alive -- and he's on a quest to finish what he started twenty-three years ago.
Desperate to find the mother she's never met, Ambrosia convinces him to let her help. It's a partnership of necessity and founded in deception, but Ambrosia is faced with an uncomfortable truth: this man is not the monster she has always envisioned him to be. Worse yet, she finds herself drawn to him... craving his touch. How can she reconcile these intense feelings for the man who shattered her life?
The first novel in the exciting new Beyond the Gods series, Nectar of the Gods is a fantasy romance steeped in Greek Mythology and full of passion that will leave you breathless.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 216 Pages (7,277 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 25th, 2020
Dare is an ancient Night Elf (please don't call him a vampire!) keeping secrets from his own kind and seeking a Night Elf that has gone renegade. Penny is only twenty-four, seeking her lost sister, and hiding a secret as well. To save themselves, and save Dare's people, they might have to risk letting their secrets go.
A story that proves blood may be thicker than water, but family is where you make it.
This story was originally released in an anthology called Vampires of the Caribbean.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 86 Pages (1,455 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 22nd, 2020
Her gift will bring light to a world of darkness...
In 2049, the world exists in permanent darkness. Nineteen-year-old Nadine, a student at NYU, works hard to better her family's life in the harsh conditions. When she starts having strange visions of someone named Victor, she tries to ignore the flashes, afraid she might be going insane.
But when she bumps into a very real Victor, her entire world shifts. Her visions taking a turn for the worse, Nadine is bombarded with prophecies of eerie fates, unfamiliar gods, sharp-clawed demons... and instructions. Along with the reluctant Victor, she finds her path entwined with yet another man, Micah, who may be able to shed light on her dark revelations.
Directed down an unbelievable path of magic and mayhem, the three must unravel clues from the visions in order to restore an ancient creed. The chance to bring sunlight to the world again is in Nadine's gift, but only if the evil forces behind the darkness don't manage to stop her ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 288 Pages (2,404 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 17th, 2020
Dive into six full-length urban fantasy novels by USA Today and national bestselling authors!
Escape into tales of shifters and sorceresses, gamers and bakers, demons and artifact hunters, plus one very mischievous Norse god. Full of adventure, mystery, romance, and plenty of snark, these novels will immerse you in magical worlds while you turn pages far into the night.
Huntress Born by Aimee Easterling - Werewolf and baker Ember leaves her pack to hunt for her missing half brother. But with danger growing on all sides, it's only a matter of time before she gets burned. By an author described as a "good choice for Patricia Briggs fans."
Beyond the Veil by Pippa DaCosta - Half-demon and half-human, Muse tried to lead an ordinary life. But when an underworld assassin comes after her, she must embrace her powers -- and make a formidable deal with the Prince of Greed.
Justice Calling by Annie Bellet - Between hiding out from her evil ex-boyfriend who wants to steal her power and ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 1,089 Pages (4,656 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 16th, 2020
"For over twenty years, I've been lied to--magic burns within my veins, and I'm unable to resist its call."
Mirella wants to be a normal college student... but she's far from normal. Since she was born, her mother has been hiding the truth. Mirella is a descendent of a powerful bloodline that spans centuries, a bloodline that gives her an uncontrollable sixth sense.
Masked men desire her blood. Strangers long for her to join their cause, and a gorgeous man with magic of his own seeks to forge a forbidden bond between them.
For Mirella, there is no escape. Bodies surface, and killers run rampant as her people are hunted and slaughtered. Mirella is the only one who can save them. Trapped in a life she doesn't want, Mirella must find the strength to summon the power inside of her--or risk the extinction of her kind.
An exciting and heart stopping urban fantasy novel, Heart Seeker is the first book in the brand-new series, The Fire Heart Chronicles. With plenty of romance, ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 282 Pages (1,994 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 9th, 2020
When Mandy Burkhardt, a clerk at the Occult Bookstore in Chicago, blacks out and lives chapters right out of an ancient Greek mythology book, she chalks it up to vivid dreams.
But soon her denial is shattered, forcing her to face the reality of her strange and perilous journeys to a barbaric time of witches and gods, gorgons and oracles, where escalating violence threatens to crush her.
As the episodes continue, Mandy pairs up with new friend and college student, Ryan Taylor, to find out what's happening to her and why. In the process, they become the object of a cult's attention, intrigued by her special gift.
Caged, trussed, shackled, and hunted, Mandy must come to terms with her past and fight for her future in a bloody battle to the finish with even more at stake than she knows.
Bringing legend back to life in this present-day fantasy thriller, the Medusa Deception gives readers a glimpse of ancient Greece and the gods -- their thirst for power and revenge -- their treachery ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 357 Pages (1,566 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 4th, 2020
Priestess, Edrice, never gave too much thought about when she'd find her soulmate. Until she goes to a local fair and meets a tarot reader who reveals she's already met the Leo who'd complete her life. Her thoughts turn to High Priest and lion-shifter, Menefer, but can she give in to them?
Can a matchmaking goddess and a tarot reader convince Edrice to follow her heart?
Priestess of Truth is part of the Forgotten Gods series and is based on Egyptian mythology. Please note that this is a bonus short story for the series.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 35 Pages (512 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jan 28th, 2020
Who was the Wolf before he met Red?
In this short story prequel, we delve into the mind of the beast himself, long before he ever stumbled upon Little Red Riding Hood.
There are a handful of traits that define Wolf. Self-assured, arrogant, a womanizer, an assassin, and he's a smug bastard. Just to name a few. He takes what he wants with no apologies, content to blame his faults on the beast that lurks within.
His job is an easy one for him and has everyone fearful of crossing his path. But despite the dangerous aura that surrounds him, it doesn't stop women from jumping into his bed, in fact, it's all part of the allure.
After all, who doesn't love a bad boy with a few dark secrets?
**Warning: Content is intended for a mature audience only, 18+ as there are graphic sexual scenes and violence. This is a prequel to the reverse harem fairy tale retelling: Bleeding Red, from Once Upon Another World Boxed Set, set for release in Oct.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 29 Pages (2,519 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jan 18th, 2020
Lies aren't her only weapons against the fae...
In the Halow system, one of Earth's three sister star systems, tek and magic -- humans and fae -- are at war.
Kesh Lasota is a ghost in the machine. Invisible to tek, she's hired by the criminal underworld to carry illegal messages through the Halow system. But when one of those messages kills its recipient, Kesh finds herself on the run with a bounty on her head and a quick-witted marshal on her tail.
Proving her innocence should be straightforward. Until a warfae steals the evidence she needs. The fae haven't been seen in Halow in over a thousand years. And this one -- a brutally efficient killer able to wield tek -- should not exist. But neither should Kesh.
As Kesh's carefully crafted lie of a life crumbles around her, she knows being invisible is no longer an option. To hunt the warfae, to stop him from destroying a thousand-year fragile peace, she must resurrect the horrors of her past.
Kesh Lasota was a ghost. Now she's ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 324 Pages (2,346 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jan 13th, 2020