In 2157, a mysterious gas known as Variant spreads across the globe, killing or mutating most organic life. The surviving humans take refuge in an underground city, determined to return home. But after generations of failures and botched attempts, hope is beginning to dwindle. That is, until a young scientist makes a unique discovery, and everything changes. Suddenly, there's reason to hope again, and it rests within a group of genetically engineered children that are both human and Variant.
"Inventive and exciting"
Ryck Lysander has proven himself as a Marine, as a warrior. As he is promoted to sergeant, though, his responsibilities expand beyond merely fighting to leading other Marines into battle. When an old ally becomes a new enemy, one well-equipped and trained, Ryck is pushed to his very limits as he tries to keep his Marines alive while fulfilling his mission of defeating the enemy on the field of battle.
This is the story of the men and women on the Swift Boats, destroyers and battleships; the Legion pilots; the Anjin assassin from Rift; the Legionnaires of the newly formed Armored Infantry; the Von Fleet Corporation's executives; and so many more who must find a way to hold Rift against overwhelming odds.
Crimson, the third book of the Silver series, is about a teenage boy who dies in a car accident and awakens a werewolf. Burdened with heavy guilt over his sister’s death in the same accident, Kaynan escapes with a blind girl named Grace who gives him purpose and direction. They seek shelter with a pack of werewolves who brave dangerous odds to help them. Kaynan is given the ultimate chance to make up for his poor decisions, but dying again might be the only way to redeem himself.
"Once Dead but Alive Again!"
As far as bad luck goes, Tiadaria's has been the stuff of legend. After being sold into slavery by her father and accused of a murder she didn't commit, she finds herself facing the executioner. The only thing standing between her neck and the sharp edge of the axe is the village Constable.
When an agent from the Imperium Intelligence Service shows up on Tiadaria's doorstep, he leaves her with unwelcome news. Recovering from their brutal defeat at Dragonfell, the Xarundi are seeking out an ancient and incredibly powerful relic buried in the snow and ice of the Frozen Frontier. Tiadaria travels to the city of Ethergate to seek out an apprentice skilled in magical research. Even with his reluctant help, unearthing information on the relic proves to be almost impossible until a savage turn of events puts them on the right path.
This is not your average vampire story. You see, Jack was barely seventeen when a werewolf slaughtered his parents and ripped his throat out. Lucky for him, there were vampires nearby. Summer liked him on sight, so she infected him and gave him new life as a vampire. His only remaining family, a younger brother, buried him and tried to move on. Jack couldn't. His body and heart remained frozen in time, and that's why he does it, why he takes a trip home every year. Feeling nostalgic, he walks through the house and touches his former possessions.
A desecrated tomb, a missing relic, and cold-blooded murder. The streets of Dragonfell are awash in blood and the King has called on Tiadaria, the last swordmage, and Wynn, her quintessentialist companion, to uncover the nature of the darkness.
The United States, caught in a dangerous game of global espionage, turns a CIA agent working deep under cover as a drug pilot in Colombia to protect a powerful and prominent woman held hostage in Columbia. Trapped in an industrial conspiracy that threatens to destabilize the Americas, the reluctant pair seeks to prevent an international terrorist strike aimed at the heart of the United States. Held captive in a remote Andean valley near the Bolivian border, the couple fights to save themselves and their respective counties.
"Secret Agent Man"
Fourteenth Century France: Amos Questerly, a wandering minstrel takes on a mysterious young apprentice. But his new protege, Richard, carries a deadly secret. A secret someone is willing to kill for. To reach safety they must earn their way to England by telling exciting stories of magical swords, princesses, and dragons, while danger follows on their heels. By the time Amos learns Richard's secret, it's clear even England may not be safe.
Does your child love snakes? Then this lively, fast-paced and informative book will enchant them! Filled with rich and vibrant photographs, it will appeal to children of all ages. Snakes are endlessly fascinating. They slither, hiss and captivate kids – scaring and enchanting them at the same time!
The end of privacy as we know it? Kathy Kelver nearly trips over a murder victim on her way back to her dorm room late one night. In his last words, the dying man gives her stolen data about a secret project that could blow the lid off a shocking conspiracy. From the halls of Congress to the National Security Agency and beyond, Kathy must run for her life from shadowy forces who want her dead, while trying to build a relationship and hang on to her faith.
A orphan named Camilla has the birthmark of the Dragon Clan - an intricate design of a dragon flowing from her hip to the ugly head peering over her shoulder. She knows enough to conceal it from all, but not why. When dragons fly nearby the design on her back tingles and stings. She's told that one day she will call down dragons - whatever that means, but first she must avoid the assassins sent by the king. He has already murdered her family and she must escape and find sanctuary.
"An Enjoyable listen"
Sentenced to death for his Bloodright, Startüm Ironwolf has fought for life since the time of his birth. Born a half-breed and a Paladin of Ukko, he is the first of his kind. When his Father's people, the Klavikians, are destroyed in an overwhelming surprise attack by invading Toenellian Demonic Hordes, Startüm is spirited away to Earth by his Grandsire, Leader of the Shadowfang Pack. Hiding among Humans, Startüm lives in the shadows as he grows and learns to control his powers.
As the characters seek to unlock the secrets and mysteries under the sea in the Bermuda Triangle (aka Devil's Triangle), while being pursued by an unknown enemy, the world will be pummeled with unrelenting disasters, which will come from space and from deep within the core of the Earth. The dangers are real and even now, scientists are predicting their unprecedented consequences, some of which have already begun to happen.
"Cool and unexpected twists--Loved it!"
Our family pictures are priceless and irreplaceable, a visual record of memories and loved ones. They deserve and require special care to ensure they will still be around to pass on to the next generations. Aging, dust, and the wrong environments, among other factors, put them at risk for deterioration and/or other losses. Learn to take the practical steps to preserve and protect your family photos, both the physical prints, and digital formats. Ensure that your treasures will survive.
"Learned something new!"
The Minstrel's Tale continues... A boy with the power of a king. A wandering minstrel bound by an oath. A secret that unites them. When Minstrel Amos Questerly's ten-year-old apprentice, Richard, ascends the throne of England, Amos soon finds himself entangled in royal affairs. Determined to return to his wandering ways, the minstrel instead finds himself drawn further into the king's inner circle where powerful enemies conspire and scheme for control.
When the Caranthine Empire invades the peaceful land of Melusia, the wizard of Darkfell stands ready to repel the attacking hordes. Ready, that is, until a terrible accident knocks him out of action. Muriel, the wizard's younger sister, sends a desperate call for help to a selfless, immensely powerful heroine she's read about via her magical scrying mirror: Leetah, the legendary Mage of the Rose. But Leetah exists in only one place: between the ears of California-based fiction writer Jason Summer.
When a warlock from the magical world of the Morning Land murders Derek Ridder's friend, the LAPD detective gets a new partner. Her name's Tavia, and she's a brash, driven unicorn filly. She identifies the killer as Sir William Teach, the one man she's sworn to capture or kill at all cost. Together, Derek and Tavia race to uncover Teach's dark plans to unleash an ancient evil in order to conquer both of their worlds. Their path takes them through Los Angeles and deep into the fantasy realm of the Morning Land.
"I found this very entertaining"
What was life really like on a pirate ship? Captain Rumbeard, the famous pirate (in his mind anyway) will take you through the truth and the lies about being a pirate and was life was like on a pirate ship. In this audiobook, we will aim to find out the real truth about pirates and their lives on their ships on the high seas.