A Reverse Harem Vampire Urban Fantasy~
Exiled. Forgotten. Disgraced...
My name is Blue Graves. I come from one of the greatest lines of vampire slayers in existence. A true legacy... or, at least I used to be. Ten years ago, my sister and I were banished after a tragedy that still haunts me. But I never let myself forget where I come from, or what I am.
When a pardon arrives at my door in the form of a coveted acceptance letter to the slayer training university of my dreams, I have no choice but to accept. I've trained for this opportunity. I've spent every single night of my exile hunting the creatures of the dark and turning them to dust with the business end of my silver-tipped stake.
As thrilled as I am to finally be back home, the other students definitely don't share the sentiment. While ignoring the perplexing glares of a mysterious guy with the saddest eyes I've ever seen, the unrelenting attention of an overbearing werewolf who thinks I'm his mate, and the sly smirks ...
The first two acclaimed crime novels in the Barclay & MacDonald series, now collected in a single volume. Includes an exclusive interview with the author and the opening from the forthcoming third book in the series, "Bad Timing".
Face Book: A scary, disturbing thriller novel full of shocking twists
If you like gangster thrillers with lots of fast-paced action, you'll love this...
One man, one goal: revenge.
(Warning: contains extreme, graphic violence)
Down on his luck, Jack Williams heads for the pub to get drunk. He's lost his job, he's in debt, and his girlfriend has thrown him out. Things can't get any worse, can they? He doesn't think so. But then three guys enter and demand protection money from the landlord. Jack, being the sort of bloke he is, can't just sit back and do nothing. He tells the thugs to go away, take a hike. A fight ensues. Jack gets badly beaten. One of the thugs cuts his face, leaving him scarred. When Jack comes round in hospital, he sees what he looks like and vows revenge. Weeks later, when he's recovered, he watches a news clip about a serial killer who's escaped from prison. James Ward has a special fetish. He befriends women on Facebook. He meets up with them and kills ...
In the America of 2031, the country has changed, politics has changed, and murder has changed. The politicians in Washington reached a grand bargain that transformed society and demanded a new kind of homicide detective. That detective is Mark August. His latest case will lead him to more than just a murderer. It will take him straight to the core of the new world he calls Solomon's Eagle - a bold new piece of political fiction and murder mystery from author Andrew Stanek.
Rock star legend, Ashland Keys should be on top of the world, but the blond blue-eyed SoCal surfer is disillusioned with fame, done with drugs, bored with the groupies and sick of all the fake f*ckery.
A rising star, Fanny Bay is nominated for best original song in the same category as the Dirt Dogs band, but the novel redhead with the corkscrew curls and the slight Canadian accent would prefer to chart a course with a different destination.
Hollywood is not for her.
He's full of regrets, darkness and secrets.
She's full of hope and light and has mysteries of her own.
He's her reserved hero.
She's his gypsy rose.
He's water. She's fire. Together, they don't make sense.
But he's what she's always wanted, and she just might be everything he needs.
My name is Max Campbell and I do not have a superpower.
I don't need one. I have a genius level IQ, nerves of steel, and great hair. I've been trained to be a healer and a killer by some of the most elite soldiers in the world, and I excel at the task. No tricks. No cheat codes. Just me. Pure, unaltered, awesome me. Would it be cool to be able to walk through walls or fly faster than a fart? Hell yes, of course it would, but then I'd owe something to the madman who made me, and I don't write Thank You cards. Those two words have always come hard for me, though never as hard as the one I'm choking on now.
The gun in my hand is steady. It waits patient as the sun scorching it's way across the Moroccan sky. I should pull the trigger. I should end this, all of it, but not yet. Not until I'm sure. I have to remember what got us here, what made it all feel inevitable. Inescapable. The train, the fire, the rain. Starbursts and lemon drops. What does it all mean? I'm a friggin' ...
Note : The books in the Jason Green series are stand alone novels and can be read in any order.
The azure waters of a serene tropical paradise hide a sinister and murderous criminal undercurrent. A dark secret exposed leads to appalling bloodshed and chaos. How did it all go so dreadfully wrong?
Ex soldier Jason Green was depressed and had been drinking far too much. The endless London winter had been bitterly cold. The freelance insurance fraud work was mundane, but this changes early on a frozen February morning.
The wealthy client was desperate.
Just how was his high flying young son making so much money?
It sounded like a dream assignment. An escape from the city and a bit of travel.
And for a while it was.
But on an idyllic island utopia, someone is watching, and a dangerous criminal cartel operates quietly in the shadows.
As Green digs deeper he uncovers the truth, but a series of unfortunate events occur. Events far beyond his control. Events that result in unspeakable ...
New York Times Bestseller, Pepper Winters, delivers another delicious Dark Romance.
"I'm not the hero in this story, girl. You'd do best to remember that."
Once upon a time, I was an eighteen year old psychology student.
Now, I'm a man's property.
Stolen and sold, I've been decorated in bruises since the day my world changed two years ago.
I suffer in silence, I crave freedom, but I never break.
Until he arrives.
Elder Prest, the only man to look at me and see me. The only man more ruthless than my owner.
He wants me for reasons I don't understand.
He claims me for one night then leaves and never looks back.
Until he returns.
And life becomes much more complicated.
First Book in the USA Today Bestselling Dollar Series
From Remington Kane, the Author of The TANNER Series
THE EFFECT: Reality is changing!
Noah Dobbs notices the changes, but assumes that his memory of things and events just isn't as clear as he thought they were. However, when Noah begins seeing changes taking place in the world that he can't explain, his search for answers leads him to, The Effect.
While most of the world remains oblivious to the changes taking place, there are others who see the changes too, as the world around them and reality itself shifts.
The past is no longer written in stone and anything can happen.
Is time travel causing The Effect, or something far more sinister? When Noah teams up with the mysterious Dr. Alma Wilson, the two go in search of an answer, along the way, they may also find love.
Sixteen-year-old Feather Wyatt is having a normal summer until her cat, Tyson, is poisoned and dies. Feather uses her powers to bring Tyson back to life, but doing so draws the attention of an ancient Evil. An Evil her ancestors have been fighting for millennia. Feather decides this battle will end with her, but she can't do it alone. She will need the help of those ancestors and the support of her friends and family to make the Evil wish it had left her alone.
Jack Campbell and his friends believed it was their purpose in life to save the human race. They also believed because they relived their lives repeatedly they had as much time as they wanted to accomplish their goal. They believed wrong. Join Jack and his friends as they fight against the many unexpected and alien threats to the Human race as they desperately try to protect everyone.
Fate decides that two people, with completely different values and lives, shall be thrown into the same workplace. Wren's life seems to be filled with awkward stuttering, an overthinking brain and an anxious tremble to her hands. Theo already has what everyone is searching for at his age; the gift of the gab, a fantastic reputation, wealth and a fiancé. With what can only be an accident of destiny, throwing these two together... it only makes sense that love may accidentally take place.
But, whatever, pfft, that's okay, because Wren has her cat, Mr. Fox!
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And he'll be her support, if Theo's ropes aren't enough.
A shaky resolution.
A sacrifice that overwhelms.
A battle beyond realms.
The end is approaching for Hamilton Dinger and his friends.
As the forces of darkness in Apollo City gain power, Hamilton finds himself on trial as the media, the law, and even his friends seem to have turned on him. The souls of the city -- and the world -- are on the line as the long-fought war against Alküzor, Draco, and the Seven Deadly Sinisters comes to a crux with SWORD, Wingdinger, and the forces of Adonaias.
With Elysian and Starry Knight by his side, Hamilton must face the harder truths and complicated answers found only in the challenges of life and the surprising power of love.
But can his heart survive such an outpouring?
FROM THE BOOK:
She'll die if she keeps fighting.
I had to do something.
With my free hand, I reached over and drew her close to me. I kissed her, fervently hoping that it wouldn't be our last, even as I feared it would be.
FROM THE AUTHOR:
Read through this part ...
Pride and Prejudice meets H.G. Wells with a dash of The Hunger Games.
Lenore, a thief, is on the run from the law, from the brutal Enforcers. Just when she thinks she's found safety by assuming a new identity with a wealthy but eccentric family, she discovers they've got secrets of their own. Big ones. As does everyone in this series. And, of course, someone who knows her real identity is chasing after her. Will Lenore find the courage to forge her own path, or will she put her trust in the wrong people and bring this world of lies she's built crashing down?
Out of the Shadows, Into the Fire, and Across the Ice are the first three books in the captivating Broken Gears young adult steampunk fantasy series. Fans of the Finishing School series by Gail Carriger and Garth Nix's Old World universe will delight as this Victorian-era-esque world unfolds before them. A multi-layered steampunk fantasy tale of colorful characters, lost magic and technology, and subterfuge that promises to ...
Ex-Special Forces operator Tom Keeler is a rambling man. He's just passing through the town of Alencourt, France, and in less than an hour, someone tries to kill him.
Nice place, nice try.
But it's a case of mistaken identity, and they picked the wrong guy.
The French police can't be trusted, except for the beautiful Cecile Nazari.
She finds out fast, that keeping up with Keeler is a dangerous occupation.
Because someone's preying on the weak and unprotected.
But they never counted on coming up against a guy like Keeler.
Book 3 in the Emily Etcitty Mystery Series
Spine-tingling and compelling.
Raven's Cry is a thriller that keeps the reader guessing until the final pages.
A peaceful horseback ride on the Navajo Reservation with his young daughter, Raven, turns ominous when Abe Freeman encounters a stock pond surrounded by dead sheep and a wounded man. Abe's partner, Navajo Police Officer Emily Etcitty, is called to investigate the case which becomes more convoluted than a prairie rattler. Emily doesn't know who to trust as she encounters crooked politicians, a push for uranium mining, and a rebellious leader of the American Indian Movement. But when Raven becomes the victim of a kidnapping plot, both Abe and Emily are determined to find and punish the perpetrator, even if it means breaking the law, going rogue, and keeping secrets from each other.
About the Author
Sandra Bolton's novels are based on her real-life experiences with diverse settings and cultures as well as a desire to right racial ...
As the Dragon Egg shines in the sky,
The scourge awakes with a hungry cry.
Days dark chill bones of beasts and men,
Evil spills out a hidden den.
And The Phoenix Mage shall return,
Of his great power we shall learn.
As frost winds blow, cliffs to the sands,
So comes the spawn of death to the lands.
For hundreds of years the Prophecies have foretold of the coming scourge. Now, in the world's greatest time of need, the great fire wielder of Prophecy challenges the evil, only to meet a skeptical world. Failure to defeat the spawn will end all humanity from the warm sea at the world's center to the ice cliffs encircling the land. The Phoenix Mage must rally the mages of every discipline and soldiers of every nation before time runs out.
This is book one of a trilogy.
"Epic Fantasy on a grand scale" British Fantasy Society Review (http://www.britishfantasysociety.org/reviews/coincident-by-wilf-jones-ebook-review/)
Something is coming.
Seama Beltomé can feel it. He can see it.
The four nations of Asteranor are already at war or soon will be. But what's coming is worse than that.
Seama is reading Haslem's Song of Ages. Or whatever's left of it. An obscure history of mankind, it announced its presence by bursting into flames in the Escartine Library. The few pages rescued reveal a tantalising glimpse of the Earth's deep past, a revelation of Ages and deeds unknown.
And they carry a dark warning:
what is forgotten cannot cease to have been,
a crime against existence cannot be undone,
and the banished will seek to return.
Seama has been summoned because the time has come.
Something more dangerous than death, an ancient evil, stands just beyond the gates of the world.
It waits only on a passage opened, a door unlocked.
Seama can hear the rattle of ...
It's been a few months since the tragic events that unfolded in the town of Rosegrant and life has seemed to be finding a sense of calm again. At least that's what the officials of the town would like to portray to the outside world. The residents of Rosegrant know better. Something evil is simmering all around them. Something that cannot be ignored.
James C. Allenton is a horror writer who had been at the top of his game. Lately however, he'd been struggling with ideas. That is until he met Allie Woodward, one of his younger sisters new friends. She had moved from a small town up north called Rosegrant. Allie had moved to get away from the terrible things that had been happening in the small town. James decides to base his next book's plot about her home town. He likes to do his research up close and personal so he makes the fateful decision to move to the town of Rosegrant. So he can experience the things he's heard about.
(Not fully accepting them as truth.) James is about to ...
Ryan O'Hara is a Army Green Beret who is suffering from war wounds and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He has been placed on convalescent leave and is traveling across America killing former members of a Marxist domestic terrorist organization responsible for the murder of a San Francisco Police Sergeant, four decades earlier. The police sergeant was O'Hara's grandfather and his death destroyed O'Hara's family.
Now Ryan O'Hara is evening the score and bringing the same terror down on the terrorists that they brought down on society. He uses different methods to kill his prey including arson, gunshot and bombing.
Along the way he encounters a group of disillusioned former intelligence and military operatives who are after some of the same people albeit for different reasons. He allies himself with them and together they carry out their deadly mission in such a manner that suspicion focuses on the office of the Chief of Staff to the President of the United States.
This is a violent ...
Omega Factor - An Espionage thriller by the author of Tetris and Rustic Roads(/i>
Omega Factor is a suspense/thriller about an ex-CIA agent, Sara Blaine, who is trying to hide from her past. Unknown to her the brother of her ex-lover, Mitch Winthrup was sent to protect her because an international terrorist is on a mission to kill the remaining members of the elite CIA group, Omega, that she was a member of.
After a failed mission years earlier, Sara was badly injured and with the help of her uncle, she faked her death and now hides with her son at her uncle's resort in a small rural community in northern Wisconsin.
This novel moves back and forth between northern Wisconsin and Langley headquarters where Prescott Sinclair, a statistician at the CIA uncovers a link between a terrorist searching out and killing members the elite CIA team known as Omega, he notifies his supervisor who is more interested in advancing his own career than protecting former agents. Prescott takes it upon ...
Being an agent for the most clandestine organization in the galaxy has its privileges... if you live long enough to collect.
It is the 23rd century. Humankind has reached the stars, building a tentative empire across a score of worlds. Earth's central government rules weakly as several worlds continue their efforts toward independence. Shadow organizations hide in the midst of the political infighting. Their manifestations of power and influence are beholden only to the highest bidder. The most powerful/insidious/secret of these, The Lazarus Men, has existed for decades, always working outside of morality's constraints. Led by the enigmatic Mr. Shine, their agents are hand selected from the worst humanity has to offer and available for the right price.
Gerald LaPlant lives an ordinary life on Old Earth. That life is thrown into turmoil on the night he stumbles upon the murder of what appears to be a street thief. Fleeing into the night, Gerald finds himself hunted by agents of ...
Erik Keller has dreamed of an excursion to the Great White North ever since he was a young outdoorsman. Just when those dreams are about to become a reality, tragedy strikes and he finds himself stranded in the Canadian Nahanni National Park Reserve. Can he survive hungry predators, the ever-changing weather and the mountainous terrain? Does he have what it takes to survive and reunite with his family? Will the determination and devotion of his wife save him, or will it be the tenacity and experience of a weary Canadian Search and Rescue Officer that gets Erik home. Ultimately, it comes down to man against nature.
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"Smith has perfect pitch. It's great to hear her again... a multilayered mystery and a quirky, believable heroine." -- Booklist
Louisiana Bigshot is the SECOND book in the Talba Wallis mystery series by Edgar Award-winning author Julie Smith
A POET, A BARONESS, A COMPUTER GENIUS, PLUS TWO DETECTIVES... AND THEY'RE ONLY TWO PEOPLE!
"Join Edgar winner Julie Smith for a climax as harrowing as it is cunning." -- The Clarion Ledger, Jackson, MS
Meet the hottest detective duo in New Orleans--she's Queen Latifah. He's Danny DeVito. Or they would be if this were a movie--in print, they're Talba Wallis and Eddie Valentino. Talba's got the beauty, the brains, the computer savvy, the poetic soul,the youth, the right demographic, and the sass. Eddie's got the detective agency. Also a short fuse and yes, wisdom. Not only do they make it work, they've got chemistry.
And they need every skill and ounce of courage they can summon in this intricate tale of a ...
A VIRUS HAS AFFECTED MILLIONS OF PEOPLE IN THIS POST-APOCALYPTIC WORLD. (BOOK 2)
The earth is ravaged with sickness, and the post apocalyptic world is proving a difficult place for Nadia to survive. Left to fend for herself in the bitter cold prairie winter, she finds refuge in a survivalist's camp, only to discover it isn't what it seems. A quest for a cure, and a surprise that will change her life, she continues her journey through a new land to purge the demons that have been after her from the beginning. (Book two in the Blood War Series)
At their excavations high in the Taurus Mountains, archaeologists James and Arla are poised to discover the secret of what caused the Late Bronze Age Collapse and the destruction of the Hittite Empire in 1200 BC. Little do they know that in so doing they have placed themselves and their team in mortal danger. Their search for answers uncovers a hidden past, a sinister secret society and an ancient evil they cannot run from.
Two Hittite children, Ani and Purdu, leave their farm to watch a parade of returning soldiers in their local town, only to find it overrun by a horror beyond their worst nightmares. Returning home, they find their farm destroyed. Their flight to safety leads them to an unlikely friend and guardian, and on a terrifying journey north to the great capital of Hattusha.
Michael, a pharmacist in a Central Washington hospital, is the only survivor of a bizarre and brutal attack by a sick patient that leaves several doctors dead. Fleeing the scene in terror, he soon ...
Are your dreams worth fighting for?
Meet Jake. He wants to be a soldier hero. Meet Andrew. He's a Pacifist with a brilliant mind. How can they ever become friends?
Enter Jessie, Jake's little sister. She wants to run the family ranch - an impossibility in the patriarchal world of her rural home.
For Andrew and Jessie, their dreams don't fit in with the world they were born into.
Along comes Jake, the most unlikely of all people to understand Andrew. In addition to Andrew's brilliant mind, he is a Pacifist, while Jake is in ROTC and about to become a soldier. Somehow, these two opposites find a way to become friends.
Jake's tragic death in the opening days of the Iraq War leaves Jessie and Andrew reeling.
Jessie suddenly finds herself all alone in the fight to save their family cattle ranch, even as the patriarchy of the Valley seeks to crush her.
Andrew's questing mind is driven to the brink of madness as he seeks to balance his Pacifist convictions with his friend's ...
Genre: Coming of Age Length: 343 Pages (3,950 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jul 8th, 2020
Friends at seven, lovers at seventeen, Katherine and Jack were meant to be together.
But when a tragic mistake results in marriage to the wrong man for Katherine, a heartbroken Jack heads to foreign lands to make his fortune.
Now Jack is returning and Katherine is a widow, eagerly awaiting the only man she's ever loved.
Experience has taught her to value even more his qualities of honour and bravery, while his humour and playfulness are ever on her mind, a counterpoint to her years of living with a humourless husband.
But to Katherine's dismay, she learns that Jack is returning with his betrothed, a woman he agreed to marry abroad.
Katherine knows Jack can't possibly love this woman as he'd loved her. She also knows she has the power to win him back. But Jack has equally compelling reasons for going forward with the betrothal he contracted in the West Indies.
Will love or honour prevail?
This is Book 4 of the Scandalous Miss Brightwells series though it can be read as a ...
Theo Ramirez was absorbed in his own world when his life was quickly turned upside down. After losing his family in a devastating accident, Theo is taken to the small community of Lake Cowichan to heal and figure out his next step. His "exile" is interrupted on one fateful evening as a walk in the woods turns into a fight for survival. Theo finds himself taken and immersed in a world where he must keep fighting to survive. Together Theo and his new-found allies - Mac, a fellow small-town girl with her own desire for escape, and Sam, a positive presence that hides a darkness of his own - must learn to work together and use each other's strengths to navigate this strange world and figure out the mysterious intentions of who - or what - is holding them captive.
Claire Whitney's tranquil life as a stay at home mom is upended when a friend and her young daughter inexplicably disappear. Invited with her own daughter, Jeanie, to attend a party to celebrate the fourth birthday of her friend's little girl, they arrive to find the front door ajar, the table set with cake and candles and the house eerily empty. Mystified, they return home as Claire considers whether to report them missing to the police. Dana, the missing child, is found asleep on Jeanie's bed, a note pinned to her shirt. "Please keep my little girl safe," begs Felicia, the mother, "and do not call the police. They cannot help and will only make things worse."Conflicted over what to do, Claire enlists the help of a private detective friend. The information he uncovers is both shocking and unnerving. Nothing about her friend is as it seemed. With two innocent little girls to protect, Claire's life spirals into a vortex of evil as she becomes entangled in Felicia's life of gambling ...
What if you fled from your small-town home at 17? Would you want to go back? Vi Masters would rather eat nails. But what if your aunt begs you to perform at her 60th birthday bash? She cared for you like neither of your parents ever did. And something about her voice on the phone seems off? Vi can't say no. How bad can three days be? She can keep her secrets hidden that long. Can't she?
What if you know tongues are wagging all over town like they did when your daughter ran away - when family troubles should be private? Now she's back, Ben Johansen worries the girl will shame him again in the eyes of the Iowa town he reveres.
What if you've schemed and plotted to get the perfect life? But your stepdaughter could ruin it all? Would you be scared? Tammy Johansen is. Down to her bones. What if Ben finds out Tammy has always known why Vi ran? Tammy's built her life around loving Ben. What if he won't forgive her? What then?
What if the girl you worked so hard to get over waltzes into ...
FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAN ALATORRE
A PARANORMAL MYSTERY THRILLER
A married couple with a young daughter is forced to confront an uncomfortable reality: each year around their child's birthday, a different tragedy occurs that nearly takes the girl's life. Does young Sophie somehow create the disasters, or is a dark force stalking her?
As the parents wrestle to determine whether they are possessed, paranoid, or collectively going insane, "accidents" are happening more often and with greater intensity, endangering all of them -- and possibly others.
But forgotten secrets from the father's past may indicate forces are at work in ways more ominous than any of them could have imagined.
FANS OF STEPHEN KING'S THE SHINING AND DIFFERENT SEASONS WILL LOVE THIS PARANORMAL MYSTERY THRILLER!
PRAISE FOR A PLACE OF SHADOWS:
A SOLID READ, COMPARABLE TO KOONTZ, BARKER, ROBERTS
"Dan Alatorre is a master at setting up simple scenarios that somehow manage to go sideways and then ...
Would you give up everything for the one you love?
This heartwarming Regency romance collection is filled with mystery, suspense, and of course, love.
Diamonds of the Marquess
Lady Emily Dove doesn't know whom to trust. Her true identity must never be known.
Promise of the Earl
A scarred man. A mysterious secret. A courageous woman who dares to follow her heart.
Entangled with the Viscount
Lady Ashton and Lord Johnston must trust only each other to work their way out of a dark mystery, and perhaps allow their hearts to become entangled in the process.
The Duke's Bidding
Lord March is accused of a crime he did not commit. He must choose between his freedom and the woman who has stolen his heart.
If you love clean and wholesome, Regency romances with rakish lords, strong women, mystery, and love, then the Season of Brides Regency Romance Collection is for you!
Montgomery Lawrence and his wife Kathryn had enjoyed a whirlwind courtship and marriage, which many had nicknamed "The Prince and the Commoner". But now the one-time Hollywood icon and successful businessman is dead, and those closest to him are left to mourn him in shock.
His friends and family gather at his wake and remember him. They know that Monte's public face and private one were not the same. His fondness for Scotch had all but destroyed his 20-year marriage to Kathryn and he had become mean-tempered and verbally abusive, although never violent.
Kathryn's faith in God and that fact she felt she had to honor the marriage vows in both good and bad times kept her with Monte longer than she should have stayed. Her walking out on him unleashed a vortex of emotion and events that changed the course of her marriage and her life.
Russ, his business partner and best friend, also harbors a secret. He is in love with Kathryn, but now that the door is open he is hesitant. The time ...
From debut author Elliot Moors, A Free Tomorrow is a high fantasy story that delivers trash-talking action and a hard magic system with a dark twist.
The city of a million lights is full of wonders. Every convenience of modern life can be enjoyed here. Except the government controls it all. Magic is bottled and sold, kept from the people who need it most. Speak up, and be taken to the black tower. There, only torture and re-education await. Some never see the sun again.
But there is one man who would upend the whole rotten system.
Linton Granhorn has trained for this rebellion his whole life. A young and ambitious mind mage, he seeks to save his country from oppression. His methods are rarely clean, but his plans always seem to end in victory.
The Minister of Welfare stands against him. Charismatic, influential, and unmatched in the arcane arts, he will keep the peace at any cost in order to protect the one he holds dear. Under his rule, the people toil and suffer, kept in line ...
Imagine your Book of Life being placed before you on a desk. The opening paragraph tells of your birth. The final paragraph of the final chapter details exactly how, when, and where you'll die. All relevant aspects of your love life, family, career, and health are set out within the chapters; everything significant about your time on Earth. There are only two options: either you read the whole book from cover to cover, or you throw the book on the fire without reading a single word.
Joe believes such a book could never exist. But he also believes that breaking a mirror is unlucky. Join him on his whirlwind adventure through London, unearthing clues and solving riddles as he strives to discover the truth.
The truth is out there.
Break the mirror.
Revelation will come... eventually.
One has a cure for cancer, another has a terminal illness, and a family with a deep love and commitment for each other, discover that those we love are never truly gone.
Ashling Mahoney is a descendant of strong mystical healers.
For centuries, the sacred traditions and knowledge seemed all but lost, until Ashling reawakens an ancient family prophecy.
Follow the Rafferty family as they navigate life, death, love, and adventure.
Living an ordinary life on a ranch in Oregon, they discover they have become part of Ashling's ancient legend -- one that foretells great promise and hope, but at what cost?
Ethan and Ashling's life is peaceful and idyllic as they pursue their cancer treatment research. They raise young Brigid whose gifts surpass even Ashling's, until one day they receive a devastating diagnosis of terminal cancer.
The Rafferty family soon discover there is more than one way to experience life, joy, grief, death, and the after-life, but not all will embrace the knowledge of ...
Sometimes dreams are more appealing than reality, but what happens when you live there too long...
Heidi Langdon feels fulfilled as a baker and barista at the local Colorado ski resort cafe. Her co-workers disagree, feeling a life of living alone with an anti-social feline and eating junk food, is a recipe for disaster. After an evening of investigating online dating sites, Heidi drifts off into her very own Winter Wonderland where she meets the love of her life. As the holidays are setting in, a new face enters town and takes an interest in Heidi, who doesn't notice because she's focused on her regular visits with her "dream guy".
Now, torn between her dreams and reality, Heidi needs to set herself straight before she loses the guy she was destined to be with.
One chance meeting
One hot summer night...
Caleb Donovan won't be seeing Rene again unless he makes it happen, and in his heart he knows that's not a good idea. She's only nineteen. His sister dropped that little nugget over dinner one night and he damn near choked. Six years older, five years -- doesn't really matter -- but twenty does sound a hell of a lot better to Caleb than any word ending in teen.
Rene has enough to deal with. The last thing she needs is a wolf devouring her and then moving on after he's had his fill. And Caleb always moves on. But the pull he feels towards this girl is undeniable and has him tied up in knots. Infatuation, longing, guilt -- he's nothing but a messed up tangle of emotions he wants no part of.
He tells himself the feelings will pass because they always do. Caleb Donovan doesn't do love, he doesn't believe in forever. The only thing he knows for sure is that love will burn you, that loss and betrayal will leave you reduced to a pile of ashes. ...
The Cutting Tide is a story based on the imaginary town of Marlin Beach, on the Eastern shore of Maryland. It surrounds the beach house - The Dancing Seahorse - who is owned by the Miller family. The Snyder family, who is greatly involved in the beach community and owns Snyder's Beach Dreams Real Estate, is there to sell the beach house.
Sarah Miller is a successful architect working for her father's firm in Baltimore, Maryland. The family beach house is to be sold. Sarah has agreed to return to Marlin Beach for an extended weekend to take care of the listing.
Lance Snyder is the realtor from Beach Dreams who will help her do so, until Sarah realizes who Lance is - the lifeguard from 10 years prior, with the mystery tattoo who failed to rescue her twin brother - Dex - from a dangerous ocean riptide.
With only time on her hands and no realtor, after casting Lance aside, Sarah delays leaving until one can be found. Being at the beach house, with the patio doors open and the ...
Stan Lundberg is no stranger to tragedy. After losing his parents in a freak accident, he succumbs to a lifetime of under-achievement. Things finally start to look up for Stan when, after struggling with debilitating migraines since childhood, he wakes up in the hospital with a diagnosis and hope for a cure. Ready to turn the page on the past that's haunted him since the loss of his parents -- he suffers the pinnacle of all migraines. After he regains consciousness, Stan inexplicably finds himself twenty years in his own past. Resourceful and uninhibited, he embroils himself in a new life, a new place, and an old time. Given the chance to change history, Stan is drawn to New York City by the mysterious, doomed woman that once pored over one of his beloved history books. Only to save her, he'll have to stop the worst terrorist attack on American soil.
Why does a tiger protect a sheep?
Retired NFL player Tank Tyler is a powerful, wealthy financial advisor -- a Tiger by anyone's definition. Tank's old college teammate Al is drowning in drugs and self-pity -- a miserable failure. Why does a winner like Tank keep bailing out a loser like Al?
When Al goes missing, Tank hires Private Investigator Chuck McCrary to find him. Chuck discovers that Tank and Al share a sordid secret that ruined Al's life and turned Tank's dreams into nightmares that still haunt him. Then Chuck learns that Al is tangled up with Monster Moffett, a loan shark whose tentacles reach into many different buckets of slime.
What the hell has Al gotten himself into this time?
Al promises Chuck and Tank that he'll turn his life around, but he's promised that before.
When Chuck's search uncovers Moffett's trail of sex trafficking and forced prostitution, the mobster sends his gang to silence McCrary -- permanently.
Chuck will need more than brawn, balls, and bullets ...
FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAN ALATORRE
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SOME SECRETS AREN'T MEANT TO BE KNOWN
What would you change if you could go back in time?
And do you dare change it?
A freak landslide at a remote mine site uncovers a strange machine to a group of paleontology grad students. Wary of corrupt school officials, team leader Barry takes the machine home to study it in secret, reaching only one realistic - and unbelievable - conclusion: It was designed to bridge the time-space continuum. It's a time machine.
Testing delivers disastrous results, sending one team member to the hospital and nearly killing another. When word leaks about the discovery, the ultimate power struggle ensues: the university wants it for funding, the power company wants its energy regenerating abilities kept under wraps, and a rival group wants to steal it for themselves. No one cares if Barry's team comes out alive.
Fleeing for their lives, the students ...
Great friends. A perfect girlfriend. Life is good for 17-year-old Sebastian until tragedy shatters his blissful existence, awakening a dark power inside him. Visions of a ghostly and broken world lead to a mysterious woman who tells him that he's the reincarnation of Death. With the title comes great power. Will he use it for good? Or, will he drown in the darkness of his own selfish purposes?
A boy rises, and an empire stands on the brink in this generational saga of love, revenge, and the sins of the father.
They come from the sky in red battle armor. Peacekeepers. Chancellors. The ruling caste of humanity for three millennia. Seven-year-old Trayem Hadeed, like so many of his clan, reveres the Chancellors, who long ago led humanity to a great colonization of the galaxy. Yet when a mysterious Chancellor named Ephraim Hollander inflicts a great cruelty upon the boy, the resulting hatred buries itself deep within Hadeed's soul.
As Hadeed nears manhood and dreams of how to end his people's servitude, Ephraim prepares not only for the end of his powerful, 3000-year-old bloodline, but possibly for the end of humanity itself.
Devastating decisions made thousands of years ago now cast a horrifying burden upon the final fathers and sons of the most valued and reviled planet ever colonized.
This epic tale sets the stage for the action-packed The Impossible Future series. ...
Two fighting florists. One dead body. Can she catch the real killer before she's planted in jail?
Quincy McKay is ready for a fresh start. Finally free of her good-for-nothing ex, she can't wait to grow her aunt's struggling small-town floral boutique. But her hopes wither and die when her biggest competitor is found dead and she's accused of murder.
Teaming up with her blunt-speaking elderly friend, and a dreamy cop, Quincy desperately digs for clues to prove she didn't do it. But her mother's gossip network and the return of her crazy ex threaten to blight her investigation.
Can Quincy unearth the culprit, or will she be buried along with her business?
The Final Arrangement is the first book in the charming Flower Shop cozy mystery series. If you like quirky characters, bizarre cases, and a light sprinkling of romance, then you'll love Annie Adams' freshly picked tale.
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WHAT HURTS THE MOST, BOOK 1:
Am I pretty?
Imagine being asked that question standing face to face with a killer. What would you answer?
While her life is going from bad to worse, journalist Mary Mills receives a disturbing phone call from her father. Her brother was arrested, charged with murder.
Mary decides to go back to her hometown of Cocoa Beach, Florida, which she left twenty years back and has never visited since.
Working with her old friends in from High School, she tracks down the most disturbing and surprising killer this town has ever faced before a shocking conclusion turns everything upside down for them.
Determined to solve the murder and to have her brother acquitted, Mary is forced to face demons from her past she never thought she would have to again.
YOU CAN RUN, BOOK 2:
Her kids are arguing, ...
Elizabeth is a survivor. Betrayed, kidnapped and left for dead, she awakens on a ship bound for the Indies, in the bed of a stranger claiming to be her husband. As she recovers from her ordeal, the gift of the seer emerges; the ability to see and speak with the dead. A descendant of druids, Elizabeth knows she must hide her strange gifts as her new husband could claim she's insane and commit her to a madhouse. Can she trust this Dark Hero her grandmother conjured from the Gothic romances Elizabeth once devoured?
Donovan survived betrayal, imprisonment and torture. Deception and subterfuge are the weapons used to keep people at a distance. Donovan's penchant for deception and disguises may be his undoing when his bride awakens after her rescue and doesn't recognize him. As he struggles to rekindle their love, he fears he may be locked in a prison of a different kind; a loveless marriage to a woman who fears him and cannot abide his touch.
The Reluctant Heroes Series: Bold Men, ...
FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAN ALATORRE
Two detectives hunt a serial killer. The killer's hunting them.
A lone trucker is ambushed, shot, and brutally stabbed. A tourist meets the same fate while out for a jog. Facing two crime scenes that could have come from a horror movie, Detectives Carly Sanderson and Sergio Martin search for a crazed serial killer. Five more attacks happen in a week, launching the entire city into a panic and causing the mayor to throw all of the city's resources into stopping the rampage. But while the detectives work around the clock, they don't know the killer has upped the game -- by making them his next targets.
PRAISE FOR DOUBLE BLIND:
I'M LOVING IT!
"Dan Alatorre blends the perfect amount of humor, suspense, and action masterfully woven with twists and turns. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. Double Blind is the first book I've read by Dan Alatorre and I'm already a fan. I cannot wait for the next book in this series!." - Audrey J. ...
If they can overcome their past these cowboys will make great husbands.
As a kid, Kurt Holden and his brothers grew up in a bad home situation until they left to make it on their own in the rodeo. Now, Kurt's bought a ranch and is determined to expand it so his brothers will have a legacy that has nothing to do with the legacy of their past. Finding a wife is not on his to-do list.
But he wasn't counting on sassy Mandy Brown coming to town with her undeniable charm and determination to go for her rodeo dreams.
Now he's got her on his mind and if the Mule Hollow matchmakers have their way he'll soon have her on his heart.
(This series is a reprint originally the Men of Mule Hollow this is an enhanced ebook version)
Three Wild Dragons. Three Destined Mates. One impossible mission.
And an ancient prophecy that binds them all together...
The evil Dragon Lord Vyrkos is about to rise from captivity in a devastating volcanic eruption. Only the Greystone brothers can stop him -- and only if they find the three women prophesied to hold the keys to sealing Vyrkos' tomb forever.
Blaze McKenna stole her coven's most powerful artifact to keep them from destroying themselves. She's been in hiding ever since, preparing for the day when the coven leader will hunt her down and try to take it back.
A battle that only one of them will walk away from.
So when smoking hot dragon shifter Zane Greystone offers to help her fight the coven in return for her handing over one of the Seals to Vyrkos' tomb, it sounds like the perfect plan -- except for two problems.
She doesn't know where the Seal is.
And the dragon doesn't just want her help -- he wants her heart, body and soul.
Dragon's Rogue is the first book in ...
A Dark Heart-Pounding Thriller With Brilliant Plotting, Continuous Suspense, and a Jaw-Dropping Finale!
When a murder suspect escapes indictment on a technicality, Agent Leah Hudson is forced to shift her focus to a new task, a cold case. Five years after Gloria Stone disappears, Hudson must piece together the final days of her life, but Gloria was no ordinary girl. Shortly after surviving a brutal gangrape on her twenty-first birthday, the affluent wine heiress vanished, her car abandoned in a supermarket parking lot.
With the help of her onetime mentor, Hudson retraces the steps of an old investigation, determined to succeed where all others have failed. Making her way through a slew of once discounted suspects, she edges closer to a horrifying truth - Gloria wasn't alone... there are other victims, and a misogynistic serial killer continues to lurk in the shadows of the Central Valley, threatening the lives of young women who fit his sick and twisted M.O.
Mourning Gloria brings ...
Our Future is not as far away as we think, or hope. In the year 2079, the Earth becomes entangled into someone else's war, as a merciless alien race known as the T-Challa discovers the Earth as it seeks out its greatest commodity, its people. Their goal is to enslave humanity, forcing them to strip their own world of all its resources to help expand its own empire.
However, the Earth is not without hope. The X'ena, who are also a part of this war have sent a symbiotic probe to Earth to help defend it from its fate.
This Probe, which takes the name Paladin merges with a human named Caleb Ocoda, as well as an ancient Battleship from a century ago, transforming both into a force to protect the earth. Caleb becomes something much more than any could image, as the ancient Battleship then becomes the most powerful warship ever created in the galaxy.
Caleb hastily recruits the most skilled people from the planet to help him battle the T-Challa in a carefully orchestrated plan to save the ...
The Cowboy Doesn't Deserve to HANG
Captivated by the story of a cowboy hanged as a horse thief in 1890, Mia Kellogg travels back in time with only thirty days to save an innocent man.
Dusty Mann is determined to buy his own ranch.
He doesn't need a modern, straightforward woman to barrel into his life or knock his plans off track.
But Mia steals his heart -- and then claims she's from the future.