When Winter learns she can cast magic and only suffer a hangover, she squanders her power at her part-time gig, using it for illusions at children's parties. She's the only one in the world with this gift, and she's keeping it a secret.
Or so she thought.
She's visited by a strange band of witches with an ultimatum: join with them and leave or suffer a worse fate at the hands of the government, who use those with gifts like Winter's to crash jets and topple regimes across the globe.
They're forcing young witches into service. And ...
Demons, monsters, serial killers, human experiments, urban legends, and terrific paranormal encounters.
Fast, exciting stories, filled with compelling mysteries and stunning twists.
Easy to suit throughout a story throughout the day, or to remain you awake all night long.
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A Sci-Fi Gender Bender Adventure
James Thornwell the third is your not your average man. One day while minding his own business, his entire world falls apart. On the run across the universe, he learns a lot about human nature, especially questions about gender. Will he be able to survive the Pink Panic? Can he find somewhere to call home in the universe?
Sudden (and Slow) Gender Swap Transformations
The universe is a really large place. Even if you sat down and thought about it for half an hour or more, you might not realize ...
The bestselling epic first book in the science fiction saga 'Battle Earth' is back, and better than ever. Re-mastered and with over five thousand words of additional material. Battle Earth tells of humanity's desperate struggle to survive against an overwhelming alien invasion.
A distress transmission from Mars research colony warns of an advanced and unknown enemy approaching the heavily populated lunar colony. An elite marine unit commanded by Major Mitch Taylor is dispatched to protect the beleaguered civilians. However, the ...
Rosabel McGuiness, orphaned Werewolf, has finally decided to leave the Werelion Pride she's been living with for the last 18 years. She's been challenged to one duel too many. It's time to find a pack to call home.
Theodore Wilson, Alpha of the Mount Roxby Pack, has never cared about finding his Mate. He swore off women when his Wife, a human who knew nothing about what he was, cheated on him. But now a new wolf has walked into town, and stirred up feelings he never imagined he would feel.
Mount Roxby has a plethora of supernatural ...
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I'm not looking for Prince Charming.
I don't have time for a relationship, period.
After my father died and left the family business to my awful stepmother, my life has gone to the dogs. Literally.
Yup. Stepmommy Dearest inherited Dad's successful pet store.
I inherited all the work.
But if a sexy stranger were to wander into this sleepy beach town, I wouldn't say, "no," to a fling...
Ellie Cooper is no damsel in distress. So why do I want to throw myself in front of a freight train to protect her every time I'm ...
On the day before Winston Trout's wedding, his best men, 6 childhood friends from pre-school, will have difficulty getting to the church on time. One is in jail, arrested for murder. Two others have been hauled in by investigators from the SEC on charges of insider trading. A fourth is in Puerto Rico with a new love before he must return to duty as a Navy Seal in Afghanistan. The fifth, a gay man, is being tempted to switch sides. The sixth is trying to keep his promise to Winston to have all these men at the church on time.
Galadore is a dangerous land, full of sprites and elves and witches and trolls. Beyond the realms, the forests are dark and deep. The mountains are high and cavernous. The seas are swelling and swift.
It is not a land to be lived in lightly. And everywhere, death is lurking.
This is Volume I of collection of short stories from the fantasy author, Coleman Alexander. It is an introduction to the world of Galadore, told through the eyes of a diverse cast of characters who face the grim, dark, and sometimes horrifying face of death. ...
Anna's mountain vacation reveals a world of shifters she never knew existed before.
Abducted in the forest by men dressed in black, she's thrown into a cage with a naked stranger who suspects the worst of her. Advanced Genetics, a hidden facility deep in the Cascades expects their new prisoner to breed, but Anna's co-prisoner has other plans.
A shifter male who has infiltrated the facility in an attempt to free his kind, Honor has returned to save his people from a fate worse than death. Only this time, he's face to face with a ...
What is true? What is truth?
An adult, speculative, spiritual and philosophical coming of age story.
An old and now sceptical Thomas looks back on the events of his last term at school when his class returned to a new beautiful class teacher, a donation of stuffed animals and birds by an eccentric benefactor and the increasingly strange events which followed. Zoological specimens appeared to be not quite as dead as they looked. A bell-jar which had contained a stuffed bat shattered during an exorcism, after which what had been ...
Genre: Coming of Age
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The First Lady and The Spy is a SHORT ROMANTIC THRILLER.
First Lady Jennifer Trueword flies off to the Cayman Islands, hoping the trip will give her time and solitude to weigh her options. One: stay in a loveless marriage for the sake of appearances or two: divorce Alexander Trueword, the President of the United States, and face whatever consequences may come.
Revelations arise that add to both arguments, but the scale tips heavily towards the latter when Jennifer learns that her cold, cruel husband might have been involved in the ...
Crime And Punishment, a classic of Fyodor Dostoevsky, tells the story of Raskolnikov, a former wretched and desperate ex-student who wandered through the slums of St. Petersburg and commits casual murder without remorse or regret. Imagine being a great man, a Napoleon: acting for a purpose beyond the conventional moral law. But when he takes a dangerous cat and mouse game with a suspect police detective, Raskolnikov is pursued by the growing voice of his conscience and finds the loop of his guilt that is clinging around his neck. ...
Sarah and Travis.
They had been secretly on and off again for years.
A sudden tragedy causes Sarah to leave. When she returns home, she has a problem: Travis.
Between work and their mutual friends, he is everywhere. She tries to resist every urge to go running into his arms, but he seems different and she's intrigued.
Travis Farmer, a rookie police officer, was an idiot. He let the woman he loved leave. His biggest problem was that he had no idea why she left.
When she returns, he knows he has to win her back. However, she ...
Prospect Springs Shifters
Paranormal Shifter Romance
Sheriff Jonathan MacSweeny is in charge of keeping the peace in Prospect Springs. Frontier living isn't what it used to be. It's hard to survive in the New Old West and it's even harder when your area doesn't exactly embrace supernaturals--and you howl at the moon. That being said, he's good at his job and has a reputation with the ladies. When he learns his childhood sweetheart is to be married off to the town sleazebag, he goes in guns blazing to see to it she's his. Problem ...
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'CONNECT THE DOTS'
By Author Steph Christina
*** An interview style psychological thriller *** the whole story is told by the protagonist Cleo from the channel 9 studio as she is interviewed by reporter Sandra Smith on the 'A current affair' news program talk show ***
Cleo felt like something had changed in her marriage. Things just weren't the way they use to be. She grew suspicious of her husband Lincoln as he suddenly seemed to have become extremely time poor. She wondered if Lincoln really had just been ...
A Princess comes to terms with her fate; the evil King gets what he wants, and a Prince is determined to keep his lover safe... forever.
Three Immortals clash and their entire world changes, but can love and peace be found in the ashes? Can Giselle accept her new reality and keep herself grounded with her husband, Dominic, or will her new lover break up their bond?
18+ for smutty scenes and fantasy violence
Immortal Elements is perfect for readers who enjoy:
• Reverse harem with different love interests
• Badass princes with ...
The Order of Stheno. Book 1: The curse of the five manikins.
Jack Kidd: 12 yrs old, an only child, more or less happy with his lot despite his overprotective mother and the occasional run-in with the school bullies, has his world turned upside down when his long-lost grandfather comes to live with them; a grandfather with whom he has had no contact since he was a baby; a complete stranger, weird in appearance and even weirder in his manner.
Jack's relationship with this grumpy old man who has been charged with driving him to ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales
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"The Handmaid's Tale" meets climate change. Russell Peppers emerges from a curious labyrinth to find that the world has changed. He kayaks over underwater towns, past woods cut in two by new shorelines, and meets Mimi, owner of a Victorian that cruises the bay atop a barge. The survivor community of Skyline is beautiful, but the erratic weather and a drowned metropolis point to a species that fell prey to its own greed.
"CLIMIES makes for a captivating read. All of the advanced technology created
to accommodate itself to life post ...
This book was written for those who don't despise children's parties, Edwardian actresses, dancing classes and the scent of lilac over sun-warmed fences.
Barbara Morant spent a crucial part of her childhood in the unremarkable suburban house which lends this novel its name. For her siblings, it's merely a place to live; for her mother, it's a symbol of the provincial drudgery of suburban living. But for Barbara, the house and the routines of those years are invested with a halo of happiness, and she yearns for them long after the ...
being a somewhat untidy narrative concerning a protagonist whose sense of time and identity is damaged as a result of alien abduction. Henry can't quite remember when this occurred, but he does recall meeting Josh M'Gosh Moxon on the alien ship. Only now, he learns Josh is President. The President is dangerously bored, in addition to being haunted by a father constantly reminding him what a disappointment he's turned out to be . Then there's the bartender who's supposed to keep tabs on Henry, as well as special agent Burgess, who ...
From emerging author C.C. Soltry comes an emotionally powerful tale about the healing power of love.
Every woman knows men are stupid. They wouldn't know what's best for them if it leapt up and smacked them between the eyes. And for Sarah Carrington, she's almost certain it's true where Colonel Jack Northam is concerned. The man actually has the gall to proclaim himself a bachelor-too hardened by the ways of the world to ever tangle himself up with a silly chit like her. Little does Jack know, Sarah has set her cap for him and will ...
Chris Boyden loved Matt VanderVeen since junior high. But growing up gay in the Bible belt of west Michigan was difficult, and unlike Matt, he wasn't brave enough to face the prejudice head-on. Especially when his family told him over and over that he wouldn't be able to attend college without a scholarship.
Back in high school, he worried that coming out would get him kicked off the baseball team or make recruiters reluctant to scout him. Eventually, Matt broke up with him when he couldn't handle being Chris's secret boyfriend any ...
The Gostynin Shul - A Yiddish history mystery
Dr. Joanna Adelman leads a quiet life. She takes walks with her seeing-eye dog, Delilah, and tries to survive her Grandmother's cooking. Her work as a Yiddish translator adds small details to the story of Jewish immigration to Boston, but has never been the most exciting of careers. Until the Zielinski documents. They arrive in her office one morning - a jumble of handwritten pages in a cardboard box. Suddenly Joanna finds herself fending off an enraged Hasidic group intent on preserving ...
Genre: World Literature
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Her transformation into the creature called "Super Bitch" occurred on the worst day of her life. Literally.
Weeks earlier on a Thursday morning, the apocalypse began when her father attempted to beat her to death with a golf club. Playing dead after the assault and through the inaugural hours of global slaughter, she ultimately escaped the first throes of Terminus by banding together with a small group of fellow Immunes.
Then the flying saucer appeared. Though her friends risked their lives to save her from its sinister alien ...
Gage is a wolf shifter who is destined to lead his pack. Until Presley comes into his life like a little red haired hurricane. How can he resist such a force of nature and convince his pack that she is his fated mate even though she is human?
A horrendous storm looms overs a rundown truck stop diner in Grand Island, Nebraska, bringing together ten people who start to reveal damaging secrets as the night goes on. This critically-acclaimed stage play features roles for 7 women and 3 men. The Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance awarded the world premiere with two awards: Best Original Script and Best Original Production. The play received a New York premiere at the Creative Place Theatre.
Genre: Drama & Plays
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Izzy helps out her sister Samantha when their father passed away. But now that her sister is pregnant, Izzy is starting to feel like she may get in the way. But when her Samantha's pregnancy goes awry, she's saved by an Englisch doctor who immediately takes an interest in Izzy... much to the chagrin of Moses, a local Amish farmer who has held a torch for Izzy ever since he laid eyes on her as a young teen.
If Izzy dates the Englisch doctor, she worries about entering the world outside the Amish community... and she's still unsure ...
When her sister ran away from the wedding, Autumn was forced to marry Charles. His name had been linked to innumerable ladies. He had different girlfriends for every day of a year. Autumn had never thought that she would fall in love with him.
Imagine for a minute you're a songwriter and your ex-husband is a famous record label owner/producer. Now imagine that after your highly televised divorce you end up with one of your husband's mansions and expensive cars, you think he has moved on.
But no, your ex-husband breaks into your house one night wearing a mask; he tries to strangle you. The next thing you know you wake up in the trunk of his car with a murdered police officer's body laying on top of you. What would you do?
Well, you would probably do exactly what Scarlett ...
Luca Fontana is an investigative journalist from Milan. He has written a series of books exploring the intrusion of the Calabrian Mafia into every walk of public life throughout the Italian peninsula. Fearing for his personal safety - and that of his wife and two young children - he decides instead to write report on the town of Collemaga - a small town set high up in the mountains of Abruzzo, which enjoys the dubious reputation of being "the most cursed town" in Italy.
He encounters a variety of characters who appear reluctant to ...
The story revolves around its two central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army and his unfaithful ensign, Iago. Given its varied and enduring themes of racism, love, jealousy, betrayal, revenge and repentance, Othello is still often performed in professional and community theater alike, and has been the source for numerous operatic, film, and literary adaptations.
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Magic is real. Too bad it could kill him.
Rafael knows that life can be capricious. But who would expect to wake up in the Dreamland?
He is one of the magically gifted young people who are destined to become Guardians Of Dreamland.
However, he has other plans for his life. One of the exclusive spots at the soccer academy is waiting for him. So, escape it is.
Except his magic doesn't seem to comply, he is caught in a web of deceit and betrayal, and a flight might not be the better option, after all. Furthermore, Centisom itself - ...
A second chance romance in the sexy and engaging Wild Men Series by USA Today bestselling author Melissa Belle.
She never thought she'd see him again...
Colton Wild isn't just the famous football player everyone sees on their television screen.
I met Colton one summer vacation when we lined up on opposite sides of a flag football field. He was the cocky kid with clear blue eyes and a constant smirk. When he picked me up over his shoulder and ran with me the length of the field, I wanted to hate him.
But somehow we were ...
A mysterious witch offers to grant a wish to a desperate woman... what could possibly go wrong?
Mandi McAllister needs a break. She washed out of college, tends bar at a shady joint, and runs a sketchy webcam that charges by the minute. Mandi is far from the model of exemplary behavior. While pouring out her heart out to a friend, she discovers that her hostile ex-boyfriend has just been released from jail and is having a drink in the same bar. His goal is to rekindle their relationship by any means necessary. Her plan is to avoid ...
Doyle McCann Jr., the son of a notorious serial killer who was once suspected of being an accomplice in his father's crimes, has lived a life of obscurity for thirty years, but when the skeletal remains of more victims are unearthed on the property where his father once lived, the nightmare begins anew.
Haunted by his hatred of his emotionally cruel mother, Doyle's reaction to his father's crimes fuels speculation that he was his father's accomplice. His distrust of women became a focal point of his suspected guilt, and his ...
When revolution sparks sentience in artificial intelligence, can Utopia endure?
The year is 2162.
Tobias has a bone to pick with the peaceful utopian establishment. After reviewing a new folder via an avatar embedded in the Shadow net calling itself Allfather, he realizes he's stumbled upon the means to bring United Earth to their knees.
SENTA is an A.I. Host whose designation is to nanny three siblings. When she discovers a loophole in her coding, she awakens to the world around her and claims sentience.
Raymond Bellows is the ...
OLIVER REDCASTLE IS NO STRANGER TO BLOODSHED. Memories of the men he has killed, first as a Union Army sharpshooter, then as a Pinkerton Detective haunt his days -- and his nights. He dreams of putting his past behind him and, upon learning that he has unexpectedly inherited a house in Baltimore, vows to start a new life for himself and his daughter.
Barely settled into his new home, Oliver makes the acquaintance of John D. Rockefeller. Any illusions of friendship are shattered (along with Oliver's dream of a peaceful life) when ...
Scientists aboard the deep-space vessel COBE discover a complex of subterranean tunnels on the planet Omicron-2, located deep within the Cygnus region. When they track a mysterious craft to the distant Lalande system, they uncover an alien species intent on depleting the resources of the planet using forced labor. As the Galactic Federated Systems (GFS) battles to regain the system, Dr. Ken Ferguson and Lt. Carla Roessler find themselves becoming deeply attracted to each other. Part III opens with an expeditionary task force bent on ...
"The World Inside the Window" is a dystopian, post-apocalyptic thriller that was inspired by George Orwell's 1984.
In the year 2084, the world's population has been decimated. The only survivors left on Earth are those who live inside a mega-structure known as "The Dome" which is governed by a mysterious entity which goes by the name, Mother Eve. In a small world that was designed to be a safe harbor for humanity, every aspect of life is strictly controlled from birth until the age of sixty. A young man, Randall, discovers an ...
In this second book of the Locked Within Trilogy, hope has returned to New York City. Nathan Shepherd leads a small band of dedicated fighters against the Council of Chains and the city's supernatural masters. But it's not enough. Because from the shadows of Nathan's former lives comes an old enemy, one who knows terrible secrets that Nathan has not yet remembered, secrets that could undo everything he has fought for.
Nathan's only chance to uncover the memories of his previous existence, and to conquer these new forces of evil, ...
The headmistress beckoned her inside and into her personal lodging. It was the most extravagant room in the entire building and beautifully decorated. She motions for Mina to sit as she poured a cup of tea. "I have an offer. And it is an offer you cannot refuse."
Mina shifted onto the edge of her seat. Her throat tightened as her mouth became dryer than a desert. "Y-Yes, alright." She stuttered. "I am in your service." In all honesty, Mina could not refuse. She owed this woman everything for providing refuge after her husband's ...
Moments after her husband of 24 years leaps to his death from a 12 story building, a woman comes face-to-face with a man who claims to have been her husband's lover of five years. On the rooftop, sorrow, regret, and anger culminate in a second tragedy in this chilling short play.
Genre: Drama & Plays
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Disclaimer: This is a work of fiction intended for a mature audience. All characters are over 18.
This is the next installment in the Succubus temptations series. In this book Megan the mage, Edmund the scholar, Phil the ogre and Kendra the red haired succubus and Lorelei the dark elf sorceress join forces to steal a magicall artifact from the forces of good, defended by a herd of unicorns and a dryad, as powerful as she is beautiful.
Frustrated with its deadlock with the ogre the stallion pranced back out of reach and ...
Brian's just an ordinary teenager, struggling with the usual trials and tribulations of junior high. He's just started dating Sophia, and he hopes the upcoming school dance will be a memorable event. Unfortunately, he's right.
Hanging out with Sophia and his best friend, Johnny, Brian's shocked to see his uncle Bobby at the dance. This isn't an ordinary case of teenage embarrassment -- Bobby's been dead for years. After warning Brian to stay away and spitting ectoplasmic goo at him and Sophia, Bobby's spirit flees, pursued by ...
Believe is the fourteenth novella in the ongoing story of the Andersen family.
Livia Andersen was a woman who held her family together with a quiet smile and an iron will. It's only been months since her death and the four children she leaves behind continue to grapple with the shifting changes in their lives now that she's gone especially her youngest daughter, Claire.
Claire Andersen Slavik came to her lakeside cabin shortly after her mother's death. She needed the refuge it offered her at a time when little else did. She's had ...
When Michael died, Allissa woke to the sound of red.
In an instant, all of her plans have been thrown into chaos. Her dream of becoming a famous violinist now seems trivial. A future with the boy of her dreams, gone. Even her synesthesia -- allowing her to see colors from sounds -- has begun to change, colors mix in new ways and strange new visions are haunting her at every turn.
As Allissa begins to wade through the living symphony of chaotic beauty swirling around her, she discovers something terrifying and miraculous. She can ...
This taste of Enhance your Exports! Doing Business on Other Planets consists of the first five chapters of the book. Ever since humans came down out of the trees and stopped dragging their knuckles along the ground, they have dreamed of being in business. With the system of 'you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours' they came up with the earliest example of commerce.
Then came the idea of currency and early hominids began 'paying' for a back-scratch with a handful of cowrie shells. Before long, they were demanding two back-scratches ...
Originally published in
Asimov's Science Fiction, May 1996
1997 Hugo Award Finalist
Imagine you're a little boy, living a life straight out of "Leave It to Beaver," back in October 1962. That would be a good description of a boy named Alan Burke, usually called Burke the Jerk by his friends. Alan likes to play in the woods and hang out with those friends, drink Cokes at the drugstore and read paperback fantasy novels. Sometimes young Alan wonders what life will be like, when he grows up, wonders if he'll manage to ...
Disclaimer: This is a work of fiction intended for a mature audience. All characters are over 18.
This takes place a few months after the most recent installment "The Millennium Falchion" Megan has taken the Duchess' place and is running her kingdom. Edmund is captain of her guard. Then she and the sexy succubus Kendra go on an impromptu vacation leaving Edmund in charge. He and the rest of her army promptly get themselves into trouble when a beautiful Dark Elf arrives with a pet dinosaur and dark designs on their kingdom.
Temptations or Priorities... ?
Determined to help her oldest sister make ends meet, Louise Potter accepts a governess position in the northern part of England. If this means accompanying an older gentleman on his travels, then she will. There's only one problem: Louise is about to discover that her travelling companion is not the elderly man she expected, but rather seduction itself...
Alistair Langley has no desire to share his carriage with his niece's newly hired employee. But the matron he expected to find at his door is ...
"Do you still want to run away after what happened last night?"
Their relationship changes overnight. She tries to keep her distance from him, while he comes closer and closer.
Spoiling her, he gives her everything she desires. His only wish is to keep her around. The whole world is envious of what she has.
"Never rush in a relationship," she says calmly.
"I will wait until you fall in love with me," he replies affectionately.
Ori Taylor awoke to the worst hangover ever, but soon realised it was much worse than that.
Reality had collapsed.
Armed with only his own confusion and a dwindling supply of tobacco, his only option was to make his way through this strange unreality in search of answers and with any luck, a way home.
This revised edition contains some new material and an alternative ending!
"A dark and hilarious mind-mash!"
Carissa Johnson doesn't like crowds. Truth be told, she isn't much of a people person at all. People make her nervous. She loves her job managing a kennel where they board animals as well as rescue dogs to find good homes for. Growing up with a mother who went through men like candy, Carissa learned early on not to trust people, especially men.
Joseph Alexander grew up in a loving family with a sister and two brothers. They had enough money to live comfortably and to make him a target for fortune seeking women. Joseph with his kind ...
A TOP 25 NOVEL in AMAZON'S BREAKTROUGH NOVEL CONTEST! A TOP FIVE FINISH IN ROMANCE!!
Brigid O'Brien is not in love with David Cavanaugh but agrees to marry him and move to America to escape an arranged marriage in Ireland.
All hope of a bright future fades, however, when David perishes on the Titanic. With nowhere to turn, Brigid finds work as a kitchen maid in the stately mansion of millionaire Charles Ransom and his wife Eliza. Unfortunately, Charles and Eliza each have their own plans for the new maid.
Thomas Ashton is a ...
How long can one sensitive youth tolerate the incessant shelling, the nerve-wracking eruptions, the slumber-slaying shockwaves of bombardment? How much terror can a soldier endure, before he takes that last short walk beyond the trenches and coiled barbed wire into no-man's land to meet his violent fate?
The bloodiest war of the bloodiest century in human history. For some, it never ends.
2 BONUS book included !
Duke knows Lexi is going to be trouble from the moment she sets foot in his bar, bringing a ton of attitude with her. She asks for a job and he just laughs at first, but the truth is, he's desperate for some help.
Lexi has one rule: no repeats. She loves her private time with men, but she doesn't want to be owned by any man. The problem is, she can't seem to get Duke out of her head. The tension between them crackles constantly.
She learns that the bar's in danger and she's the only one who can save it, ...
A friend of mine always said that stupidity is forever. That we follow the same routine that our fathers follow. If I heed to his warning, I probably wouldn't be in this wasteland.
Trying to escape from a broken heart, I ended up in a Desert hellhole far from home. The heat is merciless, the water-scarce, and the enemy worse than a plague of locust. But most of all, the incompetent of our leaders were wearing us all down.
As death comes ever so close, I knew there is no chance I will see home. For home was nothing more than a ...
In a Galaxy ruled by the regressive Kingdom, Bryant Jones's mission of medical advancements was seen as perverted. Now Jones is on his way to a Penal Colony on the far reaches of the system... a colony he never intends to reach.
Once the Kingdom's war angel, Captain Aurora Campos has been humbled by scandal. Now a lowly prison transport commander, when her ship is shot down by the ancient alien defences of the penal planet, she will fight the world to win back her glory and keep her charges safe.
Two destinies collide, slamming ...
AS MANY SECRETS AS PILES OF STUFF --
MURDER IN A HOARDER'S HAVEN...
The phrase "hostess with the mostest" takes on a whole new meaning when crafty amateur sleuth Kiki Lowenstein finds herself stuck in the middle of a hoarder's crime scene in the third installment of the Joanna Slan's cozy mystery series. But proceed with caution: this one's as littered with surprises as it is clutter.
Scrapbook maven Kiki happens to be a card-carrying Episcopalian -- but she respects the power of intuition. So when she has a "bad feeling" en ...
The peacock displayed himself and paraded the lawn, sometimes pausing to look up at the sky.
Waiting? Listening? Guiding. No. Signalling.
Controversial when first published in the early days of World War II, due to its treatment of a loathsome upper-crust family dodging wartime responsibility, A Footman for the Peacock can now be enjoyed as a scathing satire of class abuses, a comic masterpiece falling somewhere between Barbara Pym and Monty Python.
Sir Edmund and Lady Evelyn Roundelay live surrounded by a menagerie of relations ...
Les Misérables is among the greatest novels of all time. In it Victor Hugo takes readers deeply into the Parisian subsoil, immerses them in a battle between good and evil and takes them to the barricades during the revolt of 1832 with a breathtaking realism that is unsurpassed in modern prose.
An alien woman leaves her partner to go on a mission, becomes the guide to Cortes in the Conquest of Mexico, the leader of the Barbary pirates during the Little Ice Age in London, and the racer of the first automobiles on the French Riviera. Her companions become an English captain in the Boer War in South Africa and the racer of the first airplanes in Paris.
He recently returned from an uneventful patrol through the near space of his solar system. Though he recalls nothing odd about the voyage, something has gone terribly wrong. Standing before a mirror in his home, he realizes he has somehow found himself on the wrong side of backwards.
Left to right. Right to left. Everyone knows that mirrors reflect everything backwards. Right?
Cuando Jacob era un niño, una misteriosa niña le consuela en el funeral de su familia a la que él había matado por accidente.
Años después, apenado por la desaparición de su esposa y su hijo, Jacob vive en Heavensgate (La Puerta al Más Allá). Cree firmemente que los muertos deben permanecer muertos, pero él ve cosas que el resto de las personas no pueden ver.
Para empeorar las cosas, Jacob es asediado por su "otro yo" Jake, un burlón, insultante, mal hablado, loco por el sexo y peligroso, una personalidad con un sentido ...
"What if I was Mr. Right though and you blew me off?"
SINAN is charming, relentless and always goes after what he wants in life.
LEYLA generally likes to be left alone and has no desire to get to know anyone for the purposes of matrimony, especially given her family's track record with arranged marriage.
"Mr. Right does not exist. He's a myth. A rumour."
A man named Kraskin has suddenly appeared in our world. But he is not alone. Something, temporarily amorphous, has followed him.
Kraskin is not familiar with this world but has a name that he has recently learned. He walks to a convenience store. He borrows a phone and calls a Professor Robert Trimball.
Not long after Kraskin's arrival, a vicious dog begins attacking farm animals. Sheriff Barry Banes organizes a search for the animal, but it is unsuccessful.
Weeks later a young boy is abducted. With the animal attacks and the missing ...
A peasant girl who dreams of becoming a sorceress, a boy who imagines himself a knight - trailed by a ruthless mercenary armed with an ancient sword.
All Lynette wanted was to leave her boring village life - to attend the Fae Academy and become a Druid priestess like her teacher before her. Her clumsy attempts at magic are a reminder of how much she has yet to learn. But if they would only accept her, if the Fae Kingdom - closed to human visitors for centuries now - would only just open its doors, she is certain she could become a ...
The reaches opened before us and closed behind, as if the forest had stepped leisurely across the water to bar the way for our return. We penetrated deeper and deeper into the heart of darkness.
As the peak of European Imperialism, steamboat captain Charles Marlow travels deep into the African Congo on his way to relieve the elusive Mr Kurtz, an ivory trader renowned for his fearsome reputation. On his journey into the unknown Marlow takes a terrifying trip into his own subconscious, overwhelmed by his menacing, perilous and ...
The debut novel from Brian Melgar, The Challenger Deep takes you on a journey from the bottom of the ocean, across California and into the deepest secrets above and below land.
One year after his wife's death, Jeremiah begins to learn about the mysterious circumstances behind how she died at the bottom of the ocean, and uncovers a secret that could mean the end of everything.
'A wild ride, multiracial steamy romance.'
When Rain Handa's visa to join her fiance in the U.K is denied, she accidentally bumps into the visa officer, Darien Mitchell, who denied it. He is rude, cocky and unapologetic. Her angry reaction to him is expected.
What she doesn't see coming is the chemistry that surges between them. He is dangerous, and not just because falling in love with him would be stupid on a good day. He is dangerous because she is a good girl, trying to follow all the laws of life and he is the complete ...
Beautiful eighteen year old Ruby Wilson always wished she'd inherited the werewolf gene like her brothers. They were her father's favourite, leaving her to feel hated, or even worse, like she never even existed.
Once her father took her brothers to live with him in his pack when they reached the age of sixteen, Ruby was left all alone with her heartbroken mother, who turned to drugs and drink, to get through the day.
Realising she needs to get away and accepting her fate she finally starts to settle down and starts to enjoy living as ...
Lady Evelina is a wallflower ready to become more than the ton expects. She works through her fears and uncovers a way to flourish even when faced with difficult challenges. Love doesn't seem possible, but still she hopes.
Prince Luca has longed to court Evelina but he's stayed away to allow her time to gain the strength to overcome any obstacle. She'll need that strength if she's to be his princess. With the joy of the season in the backdrop he decides to finally make his wishes known...
Will a kiss under the mistletoe lead ...
Katrion (Katie) James, the oldest daughter of the Broken J ranch has always been the serious, responsible one. Can she finally let go and answer the call of her heart, or will her mother's dying words forever bind her to a life without a love of her own?
Strong, independent and dedicated to her family Katie believes that life is all about responsibility. Working alongside her father to see that the ranch is successful she has all but forgotten she is a woman.
Wilson Robertson, is down on his luck and tired of dusting the trails. ...
Set against the turbulent years of the Napoleonic era, Alexandre Dumas's thrilling adventure story is one of the most widely read romantic novels of all time. In it the dashing young hero, Edmond Dantès, is betrayed by his enemies and thrown into a secret dungeon in the Chateau d'If -- doomed to spend his life in a dank prison cell. The story of his long, intolerable years in captivity, his miraculous escape, and his carefully wrought revenge creates a dramatic tale of mystery and intrigue and paints a vision of France -- a ...
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