Some might say working at the morgue is a dead-end job, but med school reject Lexi Hadley has no other choice. Faced with a heavy dose of post-college reality, Lexi must learn to accept the people around her—alive and dead— for who they really are, flaws and all.
Carole knows there can be no tie between her autistic daughter and the strange events in Port Massasauga. It’s not logical. It’s not possible.
The Ceiling Man has picked up other watchers in his travels, but they all dismissed him as a nightmare. The girl is different. She knows he’s real.
Teenage Abby is an innocent. The stranger only she sees and hears introduces her to evil. When Carole falls under the stranger’s sway, Abby must solve the puzzle of The Ceiling Man and save them both.
Everyone agreed Evelyn Marsh wouldn’t hurt a fly, but they didn’t count on a mother’s ferocity, nor the fury of a woman scorned. Written in the spirit of Patricia Highsmith (Strangers on a Train; The Talented Mr. Ripley), Evelyn Marsh begins with the provocative statement that “Evelyn’s first murder was an accident.” The rest of the book is simply an elucidation of the implications presented in the first sentence. A psychological character study, it’s a how-done-it, instead of a who-done-it.
What if you had power… and no idea how to use it? Ruxandra was raised in a convent, and taught everything she needed to know to be the perfect nobleman's wife. But when her father, Vlad Dracula, comes for her on her 18th birthday, securing her marriage is not what he has in mind. What happens instead grants her inhuman power at the cost of unbearable loneliness. Now, alone and terrified of what she has become, Ruxandra must learn to control her bloodlust…before she destroys herself.
Movie buff Nadine Hall has landed the perfect job as a carer near Cannes. But the blissful existence with her charge, Lilly Somerville, and her forgetful sister Viv, shatters with the arrival of Lilly’s daughter, Katrina, who wants Nadine gone. Emotionally and mentally scarred following a personal tragedy, Nadine is unhinged by the new threat. When she happens upon Lilly’s intimate account of her past in WWII France, she decides to use it to outwit Katrina. Her decision has grave consequences.
Adolescents Elizabeth and Tururu—she's white, he's black—want nothing more than to just be friends. But festering resentment to white rule is about to erupt. To make matters worse, a clash between Tururu’s witchdoctor grandmother and her apprentice unleash ancient fire spirits that will make the British overlords look like saints. The novel's dual viewpoints afford an intimate glimpse into the two faces of a country at a crucial time in its history.
Delroy Jones should be enjoying spring. The azaleas are in full bloom, and the hot Georgia summer is still weeks away. As always, though, life has other plans. His girlfriend left him, he's drinking too much, and his clients do strange things with toy baby carriages and butcher knives. When Baby Ted goes missing, Delroy has to dodge a sneaky "fix-it" man, low-life investigators, and a deranged Mr. Brother to set things right. Even in spring, things are again too hot in Gratis.
Short-term protective custody, they said. But two years later, Anna Slaten—and the data locked inside her enhanced brain—is still behind bars.
Evgeni Belyakov seeks atonement. Two years ago, the wolf shifter/assassin did what he was ordered to do. Since then, he’s learned the ugly truth about the Agency. And that Anna is next on their hit list. But saving her could mean risking everything. His heart. His secrets. And surrendering control to the most dangerous creature of all. His wolf.
Jill D’Angelo never dreamed scandal could unfold at her family’s winery—that is, not until a wine tasting guest turns up dead in a vat of fermenting wine. Now the winery is at the center of an investigation, and Jill isn’t so sure the blustery detective assigned to the case will figure out what really happened. Is it up to Jill to solve the mystery? Probably not. But will anyone be able to keep her from trying? That’s even less likely.
When Chase finds survival gear hidden in the attic of his boarding school, he realizes Ashwood Prep isn’t what it seems.
Thrust into a conspiracy that is centuries old, he can choose to run or stand up and fight. But as the world starts to collapse, Chase realizes trusting the wrong person can have deadly consequences. It would all be a lot easier if Taylor and Maya weren’t pulling him in opposite directions.
Is it really the apocalypse? Or is it something much worse?
After winning a lottery jackpot, Sally Clarke uses her newfound wealth to exact justice and settle a heartfelt score. Repaying the emotional abuse of a former boyfriend with a shocking act of revenge. Creating an elaborate timeline which Mark Chambers is forced to comply with or else lose everything, and everybody, that he loves.
And as the clock ticks down on his frantic attempts to break free from the deadly schedule, the scene is set for a savage game of cat and mouse...
Psychic Kimberly Wantland, host of The Wantland Files, investigates paranormal disturbances. Moved by a distraught mother terrorized by a ghost from her past, she takes the case. Her producer invites skeptic Sterling Wakefield to join her. Sterling attempts to disprove her abilities while she struggles to exorcise the supernatural. She discovers the family’s children are in danger, targeted by a powerful entity. Kimberly must find a way stop the spirit before it possesses the children—or her.
To Brian, Angel is the perfect woman; gorgeous, loving and compliant. She’s also an android. He installs an illegal update to make her as smart as she is beautiful – but as soon as Angel is able to think for herself she escapes to the past, hoping to pass for human. Meanwhile the timeline has changed alarmingly; in the new future androids have taken control. It’s Quinn’s job to correct this, and he believes Angel is responsible. Can Jace and Floss save Angel and prevent the android apocalypse?
In New New America, where the educated live alone and form better relationships with their computers than with each other, as human reproduction moves toward automation, where rations are scarce, and where an entire class is slated for instant eradication, one man hopes to find love while another dares to write the true history of the oppression of his people.
The true story of the twelve dancing princesses has now been recorded…
Thirteen sisters have grown up hidden away by their Uncle, who rules the kingdom by proxy. When the eldest sister marries, her husband will take the throne. But the king has no intention of giving up his crown.
Navigating an underground world, breaking an enchantment, and enduring the prospect of a forced marriage, these are the trials the thirteenth princess must endure to see her sisters and their kingdom free…
Hannah Cole, a young graduate student, and her father David Cole, a senior FBI agent, enjoy a happy life together, until Hannah is kidnapped from their home one night, turning their world upside down. With the force of the FBI behind him, including his best friend Juliet Grayson, trusted partner Chris Tyler, and rookie agent Eli Shaw, David rushes to find his daughter, while Hannah struggles to stay alive, both of them racing against a deadline that could mean the end of Hannah's life.
Jack Vines has the Victorian home of his dreams—or so it seems until he discovers an intriguing beauty lurking in the shadows. Stunned, he finds they share the house but live a century apart. The realization leads him to questions so disturbing it changes both their lives forever. She is a prisoner of the past, shrouded in a world of dark mysteries. He holds the keys that will protect their future. But first, he must solve the mystery concealed for nearly a hundred years.
From the author of Girl on the Moon and the upcoming sequel, Girl on Mars, comes this standalone novel about ordinary people undertaking the first expedition to Earth’s smaller moon, Pauper. There are as many agendas as there are astronauts—starting at the top, where a billionaire wants to exploit the magical “generator” he’s convinced he’ll find on the moon. After demanding training and a voyage fraught with peril, will the astronauts learn Pauper’s secret? And which of them won’t make it home?
On rainy Thameside Battersea in the near future, there’s a secret passageway to the past. Stored on an unassuming industrial site, any subject placed in Booth A is transported to Booth B via ‘quantum foam’. During the process, the subject also travels to an earlier point in the day. Soon enough, project leader Simon—who combined Dark Matter with wormhole science to build the Booths—begins to perfect his troubled relationships through do-overs, ultimately meddling in matters of life and death...
Ben Watkins has a gift. His dreams drop him into other people's bodies… for five minutes.
When Ben is dropped into Billy Shoe, drummer for the world's most popular rock band, all bets are suddenly off. The needle in his arm, the tattoos on his hands, and the loud pounding on the other side of the stall door are just the beginning. He wakes up after a drug-induced slumber, sick and in dire need of another fix. The five-minute rule has been kicked to the curb. Somehow he's gotten. . . STUCK.
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