He stares at me for a moment, being scrutinized was more than awkward.
I already know I’m not his type. Guys like him go out with petite cheerleaders with tiny waists.
I am definitely not that. I clear my throat, …. monkey out to him.
He blinks and his smile returns before he takes the animal. “Thanks.” His voice gives me goose bumps over my entire body.
“I’m Brayden, by the way.” he leans forward to rest his arms on the countertop.
“You’re welcome,” I murmur..
I didn’t expect him to talk to me.
You know the date; 1492. You know the names: Columbus, Cortez, Montezuma, and Ponce de León. You were taught the how and why of their actions in school, but did the history books get it right? History, after all, is written by the victor.
Come explore the Age of Discovery as you’ve never seen it before; through the eyes of Hastelloy and his crew. The Origins universe breaks new ground with the addition of the Lazarus crew’s collective chronicles of our history.
Dennis is glad to be back at work. His wife’s death left him devastated but he’ll do anything to lose himself into work at the Inspector General’s office of the CIA. A brilliant, if prickly investigator, he’s spent his career chasing down the Agency’s thieves and liars. When his boss forces him to take a low-level assignment to investigate a missing employee in Australia, he soon finds that even in the red dust of the Outback, there is romance – and death – just a sweltering heartbeat away.
Acer Sansom has discovered that the daughter he thought was dead is alive and well. He knows where she is, and he wants her back. But the Turkish organised-crime boss under whose protection she is living requires Acer to do a job for him first – to settle a debt.
With limited options – each of them endangering his life – and a ticking clock, Acer is destined to find out how far he will go to get his child back and that luck has its limits.
Werewolves are real and they dwell in Scotland; vampires are also real and they are everywhere, and Natalie has. no. idea.
Natalie is having the worst day. She lost a promotion to the CEO's son's bit of fluff, then she finds that same bit of fluff in her boyfriend's bed. She realizes two things: she's unhappy and she hates accounting. Her dad is ill, she has the headache from Hell, and all she wants is a stiff drink.
That decision is going to lead to much worse.
Nineteen-year-old Priya has lived in the shadow of the forest all her life. She knows the rules better than anyone. Do not go into the forest alone and never stray from the beaten path. Her village has lived in tentative peace with the inhabitants of the forest for decades, until the day that someone breaks the rules. From the dusty heat of the village, to the icy grandeur of the Capitol, Priya must make an impossible journey.Will she succeed in delivering a message that could save them all?
Meet Lady Macbeth - a high school librarian, ex-assassin and part-time kelpie, whose mother wanted to name her Hemorrhoid at birth. Now she has to take on a Sea Hag - eight legs of Godzilla-ugly poured into a bucket full of meanness - with the help of a one-woman army named Rhonda, a 200 year old Sea Captain and a hunky lighthouse keeper who won't admit that he's dead as well. KELPIE DREAMS is a funny, action-packed paranormal romance novel for folks who HATE to read romance novels.
Welcome to Providence, Rhode Island, home of telekinetics, firestarters, and psychics!
Emily can’t escape her annoyingly Talented telekinetic healer sister without committing a crime.
Kelly must escape her pyrokinesis school/lockdown facility and bring Emily’s sister to Boston—her mother’s life depends on it.
Appointments with Emily might drive her psychic therapist insane.
With so much Talent, sometimes it’s all you can do to function in an un-Talented society.
Rick is trying to get his life back on track after his wife died, leaving him with four kids and a struggling boat building business. Louise is the greatest movie star of our time, trapped in the gilded cage of her success.
A chance encounter leads to an impossible love. Falling in love comes easy but past, present and paparazzi make staying in love a challenge. When things take dramatic turns, Louise and Rick learn when it comes to love, family, and kids, there is no half-in.
When a strange epidemic of sleepwalking strikes the kids of Baltimore, only has-been psychiatrist Gordon Pope understands the truth of what is happening. The problem is, Gordon lost all of his self-confidence and the lion's share of his client list in his divorce. Now he can't seem to get anyone to listen. As the epidemic grows, Gordon unearths clues with disturbing parallels to his own childhood and soon comes to realize that if he can't stop it, and soon, the consequences will be disastrous.
As he digs into the corrupt past of a presidential candidate, reporter Beck Rikki finds nothing is quite as it seems—not his sources, not his curious new love interest and especially not his story. Just when he thinks he’s solved the riddle, he realizes he hasn’t.
A series of twists and turns form a harrowing tale of media manipulation, infidelity, character assassination and clandestine deals that threaten to enable unscrupulous politicians to covertly grab the reins of power.
In a world of flying cars and planetary portals, Detective Gerald Bryce holds a rare power: the ability to read emotions. When he discovers a suspected murderess who shares his gift, she offers fulfillment of his deepest desires. But she can manipulate emotions as well, controlling others even to the point of committing murder. A battle breaks out between police and all the forces she can bring to bear. But other powers are at play as well, and they are far greater than anyone imagined …
“You’re dead, Summer Dawn Rae.”
When Summer Rae is stolen from the moment of her own death and taken to a future where mankind is dying, it is with the hope that she, and other teenagers like her, can save it. But after only a short time in the future, Summer discovers a darker side to the altruistic reasons behind her abduction. She is determined to fulfill her purpose in a world gone literally mad, but can an ordinary girl save a whole world when she only cares about saving one person?
LAPD Detective Kate Monroe's parents are brutally murdered by werewolves, who are now part of mainstream society. She has no choice but to accept them and accept her attitudes toward them are best kept under wraps. Someone is killing shifters in the city, as the body count continues to rise, Kate and Brennan, her Shape shifter partner, must find a way to work together as the city tears itself apart out of fear and bigotry – the very same things Kate and Brennan are struggling to overcome.
When five by five years have swiftly gone by,
these five luckless children will come back to die.
So goes the curse of Castle Fayne. Desperate for a child, the queen of Fayne unleashes an ancient, evil magic, which casts her home into shadow and promises the doom of her son and four other children born within the castle walls. Any soul who leaves the castle will be drawn inexorably back…and unless the curse is undone, it will claim five innocent lives.
After a year of rehab, Tess Barrett is ready to finish her senior year. On her first day back her father e-mails, asking her to upload some computer files. But he died in the accident that blinded her. Suddenly, more people start dying violently.
Tess and her "seeing-eye guy" race to find the files before her uncle, a former assassin, takes over her father's multi-billion dollar software company. And before the killers stalking her get technology that could change the balance of world power.
For years, Eli has studied the art of war from the most skilled fighters on three planets. When it comes time to enlist in the military, there's just one problem. His father is leader of the Shiale Alliance and the most famous man in the galaxy. To avoid special treatment, Eli changes his last name and enlists as an anonymous recruit. Then the real problem begins. An alien-led rebellion is brewing in the ranks and Eli must act quickly to save himself, his father, and the entire alliance.
The last thing Kaylee wants to do is participate in a childish scavenger hunt—especially inside the abandoned retirement home on the edge of town. When she finds a bruised, deaf boy hiding inside one of the rooms, she vows to lead him to safety . . . only to discover the front doors are now padlocked, and her friends are nowhere to be found. Kaylee is about to learn that not everything that goes ‘bump in the night’ is imaginary, and sometimes there are worse things to fear than ghosts.
When your girlfriend is a ghost visiting you in your dreams, life is anything but ordinary. After seventeen-year-old Theodore Quinn reconciles with and begins to date his childhood best friend, Annabelle, life can’t get any better. He’s been in love with her since they were two. After their winter formal, though, all of that is taken from him as she’s killed instantly in a car accident. While a this lowest point she visits him in his dreams, and life suddenly becomes worth living again.
Faced with the strongest dark magician in centuries, song-magician Echo del Toro must know when to let her voice fly and when to hold her tongue, or she’ll find herself caught in the lasting notes of a song that can’t be unsung.
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