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With Li Li in tow, Emily seeks something new in Wudangshan, the mountain temple complex that gave birth to the Daoist martial arts… but surviving the trip may require more of her old skills. A plum assignment to the Defense Attaché's office in Beijing ought to signal the beginning of easier times for Emily Kane, but dangers remain. The tensions within China that resulted in a failed coup have yet to subside, and when an acquaintance in the Chinese intelligence service asks a favor, both their lives may be on the line. Li Li Tang longs to be reunited with her uncle, but if Emily is caught bringing her over, he will appear to be a traitor, and she'll be branded a spy.
Supernatural Hero and the Witches follows the award winning book, Supernatural Hero. It is the second book in the series by Eran Gadot. Andy, just one year away from junior high, has become a school hero thanks to his supernatural powers and the funny, acrobatic ghost of his beloved Grandpa. He manages to defeat evil powers and witches, to break a dangerous magic spell, and to win the heart of the most popular girl in the class. ''Grandpa’s fighting the witches. He’s holding a shining spear in his hand and it’s shooting out multi-color laser beams. The witches are trying to attack him. It’s the first time I’ve seen a real supernatural fight... One of the witches is sneaking up on him from behind... At the last second Grandpa pivots, his spear connects with the evil black spirit and she gets smacked right out the window. Next I hear a bloodcurdling scream.''
Mythical, historical and scientific secrets are hidden in a small prairie town, and a group of boys may be the only ones able to protect the biggest secret of all.
Sometimes the past won’t let you escape no matter how much your future wants you to. Jake James lives in the shadows of his shame. The guilt for what he’s done, for what was done to him, has left him hollow and haunted. Greg Bissen just wants Jake to let him in, having accepted who he is a long time ago, he is desperate to break through Jake's defenses. When danger and an agonizing loss threatens to tear them apart, will Jake let the burdens of his past crush him? Or can love really conquer all, even if it’s hiding in between the secrets?
It's May 1945. A mysterious storm pitches a US Destroyer and a German U-boat engaged in battle millions of years back in time. Prehistoric creatures swarm beneath the sea and terrorize the land. With dinosaurs and other deadly behemoths threatening their crippled vessels, Captain TW Brazo of the USS Sutton, and Commander Christoph Neuzetser of U-616, are forced to redirect the fight toward a common enemy. Dinosaurs' crushing jaws and blade-like teeth meet frail human flesh protected only by the limited supply of ammo fired by automatic weapons. It's a race against time as survivors’ search for a way back home. As brutal as the Second World War had become, nothing prepared the crewmen for the ever-threatening dangers in this action-thriller!
Kami thought she'd seen it all as a reporter for a New York paper, but after hearing reports of the dead crawling from graves and attacking humans, she realized the world she once knew would never be the same again. Forced to flee the city, she heads south where her two best friends Emma and Lou reside in search of answers. As a drunken joke ten years earlier, the three friends made a vow that if the world went to hell they’d survive it together, no matter what. With the pact now a reality, they are forced to face a never ending tidal wave of the dead, tornadoes, earthquakes, and massive storms with hundreds of miles to go. Along with their new dog, Snack, the girls get closer to their destination but no closer to answers as to why their world is filled with such evil. Will their plan of survival keep them alive or will they drown in the sea of the dead?
87-year-old ex-spy’s Max and Olivia live in a nursing home forgotten and waiting to die. After finding a secret message in the paper they are called back into action and must escape from the home and return to the UK – the fate of London and much of the world hangs in the balance.
When the bloody trail of a drug-dealing turf war leads back to Rose Hill, the subsequent investigation is hampered by an ambitious county investigator and a ruthless FBI agent. Police Chief Scott Gordon must decide if upholding the law is worth sacrificing the very people he has sworn to protect. Maggie Fitzpatrick awaits the return of her first love, a man who disappeared mysteriously seven years before. Although not the person she thought she knew, he may still have the power to overwhelm her senses and tempt her to abandon everything she holds dear.
Divorced from a philandering con man and downsized from her job as a talk radio show producer, Barbara Reed is desperate for money. She’s got a mortgage, a college loan, an aging car, and a ten-pound dog named Cheese Puff. With her unemployment checks running out, she signs on as a high school substitute teacher and learns what stress is all about. When she finds history teacher Henry Stoddard strangled with his own outdated tie and is accused of his murder, her stress level soars into the red zone. With help from the showgirl widow of a reputed mobster, a trash-scavenging derelict, and members of the Cheese Puff Care and Comfort Committee, Barb struggles to solve the crime.
''Wickedly macabre and blisteringly paced, PLAIN JANE marks the debut of a thriller for the new millennium. Brash, funny, terrifying, and shocking, here is a story best enjoyed with all the lights on. Don't say I didn't warn you!'' -- James Rollins, author of NYT bestseller ''Bloodline.''
No sex for almost a year could kill a guy, but when you’re the boxer known as the Juggernaut, it’s the price you pay for turning pro. Tommy’s fully dedicated to his craft, until he meets the incredibly gorgeous Dr. Siena Carr. Now he’s looking forward to taking on this prim and proper lady in a wet and wild workout. Siena has seen many patients come through the ER, but none as sexy as Tommy Raines. With a nasty cut over his eye, she knows he needs stitches, but after he takes off his shirt, she needs some air. With rock-hard abs and taut biceps, it’s clear this man takes care of his body. And all Siena can think about is letting him take care of hers. (Published by Random House.)
As heiress to a media empire Alessandra Sinclair was raised to put family obligations first. But everything changes the night her first love walks back into her life and turns her whole world upside down. Haunted by the memories of a secret romance with a boy from the wrong side of the tracks, she can't seem to get Hudson Chase out of her mind. Once again torn between two worlds, Allie must decide how much she's willing to risk to have the love she's always longed for. Ten years is a long time to wait, but billionaire Hudson Chase didn't become CEO of one of the country's fastest growing companies by giving up on what he wants. Now that he's got Allie in his sights again, he's determined to make her regret breaking his heart. And this time, he's going to make damn sure he's not so easy to forget. ''Blistering physical desire and heartfelt connections.'' -- RT Book Review magazine.
Lady Madison St. John is the fiery daughter of the Earl of Hyntington, engaged to Commodore Andrew McClain of His Majesty’s Royal Navy. She is the envy of every woman at Governor’s Harbour, due to the love of such an honorable man. Her blessed life changes during a violent pirate siege of the Commodore’s ship. Madison is kidnapped by the dreaded pirate, Alexander Xavier, and taken aboard his ship, The Abyss. Unbeknownst to her, Alexander is a mere alter ego for Nicholas Sinclair, the handsome son to the Governor. Playing pirate was once a game for Alex until his son’s mother was murdered at the hands of Madison’s beloved Commodore. In close quarters, Madison and Alex an attraction develops. Despite the growing fondness between them, vengeance has a price, and the Commodore should not be overlooked as he searches for his fiancé on the thrilling high seas.
Stuck playing sheriff in Liberty Flats, Texas Ranger Jake Cameron impatiently waits for headquarters to assign a permanent lawman. Then Sunny Fannin sashays into town, intent on claiming her late-mother's estate and bullying the townsfolk into some semblance of social culture. At least now, Jake has something interesting to watch. But, Sunny has no use for a lazy Texas Ranger who observes from beneath his tipped-down hat, no matter how the town's orphaned ragamuffin, who's been her yammering shadow since her arrival, talks-up Jake's 'better' side... including the Ranger's ability to protect Sunny from danger. Can the wisdom of a child overcome the obstacles keeping two opposites from attracting? Only if Jake is willing to help Sunny by betraying a perilous secret.
Gripped by a fierce mating fever, Prince Korven is ordered home to marry highborn stranger. As fate would have it, he crossed paths Adelle, a most intriguing and infuriating human female. Primitive instinct claws inside him demanding the curvy woman with the insolent tone yet fragile gaze. He wants to own her, to make her his mate and rule with her at his side. She can deny him all she likes but he sees the desire in her eyes. Her whispered protests only make him want her more. And the prince always gets what he wants.
While on holiday in Greece, Drew Woolven had a passionate encounter with a woman he never expected to see again. Especially not in a small Midwestern town with a boy that has a crescent moon birthmark on his wrist that matches Drew’s own. Emmie Anderson had never been more thrilled than when she discovered she was pregnant. At thirty-eight, she was tired of waiting for the right man to have a child, and after a messy divorce from a sociopath, she’s not sure she wants a man. Emmie thought she had it all planned out until she discovered her son’s unique affliction. Pack law demands Drew marry her and turn her to keep the Woolven secret, but after her divorce, Emmie swore she’d never let another man have that kind of power over her again. Especially not one who tempts her to surrender her heart.
This book contains scenes of: sexual violence
A powerful storm brews between them… Keagan Fontneau gave up on life after returning wounded from his last tour of duty. Jocelyn Blackwood only exists to protect those who can’t help themselves. He left Lakeview on a mission. She ran from the haunting memories. He remembers her smile. She never forgot him. He’s in business with danger. She’s in the wrong place at the right time. He’ll stop at nothing to keep her safe. She’ll resist him at every turn. His nightmares won’t end. Her pain understands. He craves a future with her. She despises a past without those she loved. He wants her. She needs him. Thunder rumbles in his fractured soul. She believes lightning strikes only once … until him. Can her battered heart shelter him from the raging winds or will the tempest’s path of destruction shred their fragile bond?
This book contains scenes of: sexual violence
**Warning, this collection contains intense action and dangerous, near real-to-life viral threats. Please do not purchase this collection unless you are prepared for a few sleepless nights! Ebola, one of the most deadly viruses in the world. Why Ebola? Why Now? If you enjoy taut high-tech military-flavored, medical mysteries that take you all over the globe to solve one of today's greatest threats, you are going to love The Viral Pathogen Thriller series! As the first book in the 2nd cycle of the Robin Hood Hacker series, The Ebola Variant can be read as a stand alone novel, however if you want more of these characters, you should pick up the 1st cycle of the Robin Hood Hacker series.
Mikayla doesn't want much: just to rock out to her favorite band, become the next Kwiki Stop video gaming champion, and keep her Q-tip habit under control. What she does want is the sight of the sudden inexplicable dark auras around everyone to stop. Problem is, those auras are demons and Mikayla is the last trait holder with the power to ban them. A shape-shifter Sentry tells her of her true identity, and how to keep the demons of the Nether from nipping at her shoes. Through him she'll discover who to trust, who to kiss, and how valuable her abilities are to the right beings. Because the evils of the Nether aren't staying down without a fight... Or without her soul.
Becoming a grandmother is both exciting and challenging. In Celebrating Grandmothers, 27 women describe in their own words how they responded to the many new pleasures and demands of being a grandmother. You will read about how their new role changed the texture of their lives, their family relationships and their sense of themselves. Whether you find that being a grandmother is a source of great joy – or of some pain due to sheer distance or family problems – it will speak to you. And you will gain many good ideas about how to do the best for both your adult children and your grandchildren.
Thomas never thought he would live this long; he expected the usual lifespan of 60 to 70 years. But one terrifying night in 1946 San Francisco has changed all that; he has now been alive 86 years and still looks 20. He and his associates, Jonathan and Kathryn, have been granted Immortality by a group of sylphs belonging to the Zie Council – lead by their queen, Malina – who possess an elixir called Enchantment. But what they and the rest of the Immortals have to do in order to keep receiving this elixir involves protecting sylphs and humans from the faeworlders – vampires and shapeshifters – who want nothing more than to eat, violate, and kill them. For Jonathan, Thomas, and Kathryn, policing the fae is a dirty job, but somebody has to do it. And the payment is eternally priceless.
Witches are real, and to be blunt, they’re all black-hearted, and evil. These are not wiccans; witches are a different breed that use magic with devastating effect. Charged with stopping the witches, taking whatever measures necessary, there are witch-hunters, all reporting to the Malleus Maleficarum Council (MMC). For hundreds of years witches have been persecuted and when the powerful Shadow Witch rises again, they have their opportunity for revenge. The best the MMC has to offer, the talented seventh-generation witch-hunting Hunter Astley has his own part to play. In his own way.
A devastating sacrifice. A daring rescue. A new world of magic unveiled. The people of the Worker village revere their walls, despise outsiders, and sacrifice their children to the waves when harvests fail. Isika is a fourteen-year-old outsider whose brother is about to be sacrificed. Will she be able to conquer her fear and find the strength to challenge the goddesses, save her brother, and discover her true identity? World Whisperer is the first book in Rachel Devenish Ford's adventurous young adult fantasy series. If you like Robin McKinley, Madeleine L'Engle, or the Chronicles of Narnia, you'll love this brilliant magical world, populated with fantastic creatures and diverse characters. Buy World Whisperer to begin your adventure today.
A fictional story about life and love in medical school, Didn’t Get Frazzled takes the reader on a four year adventure into the bowels of Bellevue Hospital and the equally strange world of the mid ‘90s New York City singles scene. ''The novel’s affection for this uniquely strange experience makes it the best fictional portrayal of med school since ER. Readers will savor the experience.'' – BlueInk Review (starred review)
Volume 1 of 6 begins in 1689 Port Royal, Jamaica with Atia Crisp and her sister Livia shipwrecked and sold into slavery. They are separated and Atia is used as a pawn in a deadly card game at the Swiftsure Tavern until she is liberated by sugar merchant Capitaine la Roche. Hunted at every turn, they take refuge at Cherry Red's Boutique (brothel) and meet up with allies including the medication loving Dr. Strangewayes.