In the tumultuous 1860s, David Whitlock enlists in the hellish Civil War, leaving his wife Suzanna to manage the family mill. With a son keeping a Pony Express station in Paiute Indian country and a daughter campaigning for women's rights in mid-century Chicago, Suzanna finds herself a lone woman in a man's world. When reports of her husband’s death place the future of the mill at risk, she battles prejudice, loneliness, and greed to keep the estate intact as she struggles to reunite her family.
The first day of trial, the defendant bared his nicotine-stained teeth at the jury as it filed into the courtroom. His clothing, combined with his yellow teeth, oily hair, and prominent hooked nose, made him look like Lucifer’s indigent second cousin. It soon became clear to everyone, including Robin Starling, his idealistic attorney, that he would have killed Bill Hill if he had felt like it. The only question was, had he felt like it back on that brisk March day?
Amon Mikende and Patrice Flowers seemed different as night and day. He was a sought after young architect. She was a struggling college student. He was sensuality personified and she was undeniably intrigued. Amon wasn’t thrilled by their ten year age gap, but he found Patrice impossible to ignore. For a time, she forgot her past. She forgot that in college, there were always back doors that resulted in secrets best kept hidden. Those secrets would haunt her longer than she could ever imagine.
Tess, a southern girl with a crazy family and a brand new college degree, wants nothing more than for her life to start. When her uncle dies unexpectedly, she inherits more than his old truck. Lifetimes of family secrets unravel and nothing will ever be the same. After learning that she is not only a Fire Bird, but also half Nunnehi—the Cherokee equivalent to a fairy—Tess is forced to fight for her life. Good thing she was raised by two tough southern ladies.
What if most humans chose to tie their minds to an Artificial Intelligence? What if man had conquered the Solar System and what if the only place to be free of that AI was living off-world? What if Earthlings decided Off-Worlders were a threat... In 2101, Saturn and its vast system of moons are the wild frontier. The only caveats to living there: the funds to fly a billion miles into space and a pledge to keep vigil against the threat of AI. Otherwise, what you do out there is your business.
A quiet little mountain town is hiding a big problem. When the townsfolk of Raven's Peak start acting crazy, Abigail Dressler is called upon to find out what is happening. She uncovers a demonic threat unlike any she's ever faced and finds herself in a fight just to stay alive. She is aided by the unlikeliest of allies, Haatim Arison, who has stumbled into a world he doesn't fully understand. Can they discover the cause of the town's insanity and put a stop to it before it is too late?
What do a creepy moth, naked werewolf, Harley-riding monster killer, ancient vampire, and crazy old lady hiding in the woods have in common? It seems they’re all trying to thwart Marlee Burns’ goal to be normal. Of course her uncontrollable telekinesis and the mercenaries trying to kidnap her don’t help much either. Now she must embark on a journey to discover the origins of her power and get rid of it, before whoever is trying to catch her and dissect her like a lab rat succeeds.
Her unique parentage ensures Eve isn't like her angel siblings. She brings Death at the beginning of Life and Life to those meant to die. Her continuing failures create constant disaster for her parents and the mortals she tries so hard to serve. But when Eve accidentally interferes with the Loom of Creation, she sets off a chain of events that leads her to finally understand who she really is.
Liz Crawford steps off the plane, home after six years in the space program and two in a Texas prison. She expects to be met by her sister, Sara, and to share her apartment, temporarily. Instead, she discovers Sara and two friends have vanished. The police are slow with answers, and Liz takes up the search, following the meandering trail of her sister’s life. Along the way, she bends the law, risks her freedom and her life, and learns what she is capable of in the most extreme circumstances.
Things aren’t so wonderful within the Seven Kingdoms of Heaven. Meg promised on Sparrow’s life not to leave, but Sparrow’s starting to act a little… strange. Again.
The daughter of an Archangel and the Devil’s own spawn should know better than to expect two tickets to paradise without complications. But sometimes falling in love can change a world-weary country girl. Sometimes following your heart means losing your mind.
What if all you had to do to save the lives of everyone you knew, was leave them and the safety of the only home you had ever known behind? That's the choice Vivienne Reinhold faces when a premonition thrusts her into a world full of magic and danger, awakening the powers hidden deep within her. Add in the complication of the mysterious Rowan, who seems to ignite a fire within her that she can't understand and follow Vivienne as she finds her way through life and love, outside of the mountain.
Misha runs the Wayward Heart Hotel, a sanctuary for L.A.'s preternatural denizens. When she sets out to rescue the daughter of one of the victims of the Black Dawn, a dangerous cult hunted by the secret government agency Branch Zero, she meets Chuck, an ex-cop struggling to find his humanity after a vampire turns him. She and Chuck are on opposite sides of the law, but when their worlds collide, sparks fly.
DS Jan Pearce has a big problem. Her fifteen year old son, Aiden, is missing. Jan draws together the threads of missing person cases spanning fifty years and finds tragic connections and unsolved questions. Bessy Swain, an elderly woman that Jan finds dead in a local gangster's property on her search for Aiden, and whose own son, Thomas, was missing, may have the answers. Jan uses Bessy's information and her own skills and instinct to track down the missing boys. But is it too late for Aiden?
In 2096, Deever MacClendon creates Jennifer, the first proto-conscious cybernetic processor. It is hyper-intelligent, aware, and evolving. Deever wants to use his creation for the good of all, to help fix a broken world, but knowing what a powerful weapon it could be in the wrong hands, he hides it. When his secret is uncovered, he is forced to plunge into a high-tech morass of deception and treachery to avoid catastrophe and save a world where humans are no longer the most intelligent species.
College journalist Adele Plank has been granted a rare interview with one-time bestselling author, Decklan Stone. He is a man largely withdrawn from the world following the tragic death of his young wife twenty-seven years earlier. Adele ventures to the writer's remote, private-island home in the beautiful San Juan Islands, and there begins a journey of dangerous discovery that will have her scrambling to unravel a mystery far more shocking and deadly than she could have ever imagined.
Young Hanna thinks her thirteenth birthday will be no different than the one before—until her mother explains the facts of life. Hanna is a “bridge daughter,” born pregnant with her parents' child. In a few months she will give birth and die, leaving her parents with their true daughter. A mature bookworm who dreams of college and career, Hanna is determined to overcome her fate. Then she learns of an illegal procedure that will allow her to live to adulthood…at the cost of the child’s life.
Against all odds, cancer survivor Lang Ellis is celebrating the one-year anniversary of her “death sentence” when her beloved husband drops dead on the tennis court.
Devoted to him, she reels from the loss, focusing on her precious granddaughter but struggling with her bossy only child, Tommy, and his aloof girlfriend, Sarah.
With her family estate in jeopardy, Lang realizes her husband wasn’t as perfect as she thought.
The secret he carried to his grave can ruin her life.
If she lets it.
Because one of her fathers died when she was very young, much of Celia's family knowledge comes from stories her surviving father narrates—road-trip adventures from the mid-80s that explore homophobia in a supernatural context. As she considers these adventures (a rescue mission aided by ghostly hallucinations; a secluded town of strangely shaped inhabitants; a movie star with a monstrous secret), Celia uncovers startling new truths about her family's past.
Irish painter Laetitia Galen survived hell on earth. Now she works as a well-paid housekeeper in a manor in Warwickshire and sells her paintings in an obscure gallery. Tavish MacCraig, 33 year-old Highlander, was a prisoner of war for 6 months. He forsook his medical and military career to command his family's prestigious art gallery. Passion ignites when they meet, yet their pasts threaten their trust in each other and a man with a burning grudge bides his time to get his long-awaited revenge.
In the year 1355 BCE, the land of Egypt was the superpower of the known world. King Tut’s father, Akenaten, the so-called 'heretic pharaoh,' is on the verge of catapulting Egypt into a revolution that will forever divide its people and rip the most powerful empire on the earth from its foundation. Will Akenaten’s staunch religious conviction protect his people and his family, or will the threat of betrayals, curses, murderous jealousies, plagues, famine, and foreign enemies be their undoing?
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