It took me nearly 10 years, two tours in Afghanistan, and losing a leg to come to terms with who I really am. Two years after coming back from war, I can say that I'm finally content. I'm as fit as ever, my prosthetic leg allowing me the freedom of moving and exercising as if nothing has changed. I own a small bakery, and I have a loyal circle of friends.Yet, there's something missing. A part of me craves the intimacy, the deep connection to another human being. But another - bigger - part of me is terrified of letting anyone in. My internal conflict didn't stand a chance when I met Jay....
"A beautiful story about beautiful people"
Liam Young has a problem - he's booked a romantic holiday to Rio de Janeiro months ago, but when he breaks up with his boyfriend, all his plans fall apart. Not only is his dream holiday slipping through his fingers, but Liam is sick and tired of getting his heart broken. Blaine Reed has a solution that can save Liam's plans. Recently divorced, Blaine needs a break, and a couple of stress-free weeks in Rio with a sexy guy like Liam sounds like heaven.
Twelve years ago, Edwin Tully came to Oxford and fell in love with a boy named Marius. He was brilliant. An artist. It was going to be forever. Two years ago, it ended. Now Edwin lives alone in the house they used to share. He tends to damaged books and faded memories, trying to build a future from the fragments of the past. Then the weather turns, and the river spills into Edwin's quiet world, bringing with it Adam Dacre from the Environment Agency.
"A book made for audio"
Matthew Stanyer fears the worst when he reports his parents missing. His father, Joseph Stanyer, has been struggling to cope with his wife, Evie, whose dementia is rapidly worsening. When their bodies are found close to Blackwater Lake, a local beauty spot, the inquest rules the deaths as a murder-suicide. A conclusion that's supported by the note Joseph leaves for his son.
When Wyatt Tobiah, the youngest brother of four, sees a shadowy figure beckoning him through a mirror in the Jenkin's manor near his family's summer home, he doesn't realize that the figure is his deceased mother. Now an angel with beautiful feathered wings, she invites her sons to step through the portal located in the mirror and join her in the land of Talia.
Stanley is a typical high school student trying to find his way through the hierarchy of study and popularity. Nobody wants to spend time with him, and even his crush turned him down nine times. He spends most of his time alone in the house, cursing his mother and blaming her for driving his father away. He has a preoccupation with all things horror, and his love goes beyond just watching the movies; he wants to be the star of the show.
"This was such a good book!"
Have you always longed to write a novel? In Write Your Novel! From Getting Started to First Draft, I aim to inspire you with the confidence to do just that. With this book, I'll be your cheerleader, your hand holder. We'll work on your mind-set, find sources of support, and deal with procrastination issues. I'll help you carve out the time to write, and together we'll smash through the excuses that are holding you back.
Simon is a seasoned enterprise architect who joins a corporation in New York as their first-ever vice president of enterprise architecture. On his very first day, he meets the global chief executive officer, who asks Simon, "What do you do?" Simon's reply triggers the CEO to respond in a way that our hero least expects.
Continuing the story of Shauna from The Ghost in the Water, Noel Osualdini takes us beyond the walls of Refuge and - for Shauna - back into the realms of nightmares. Oh, and meet the undertaker Ed Underwood. Just as you'd expect him to be? Honest, reverent, dignified, detached. Maybe not....
Thomas Agardawes has a bride that resists him, and a job that he doesn't like. When a Royal approaches him on only his third day as a master at the Clockworker's Guild, his life is turned upside down. Demons lurk in the underground and he has been assigned the task of leading the force against evil. Seraphina has torn her wings from her body to save a lover's soul, but he spurns her. Revenge blossoms, and she plots to make Hell her own and force humans to pay for what they took from her.
After his divorce, Pete has nothing left to live for. Having lost his home and money, he finds himself in a hotel where he spends a night with a man he does not know. And when the next day that man is found dead, Pete is the main suspect. During his investigation to find the murderer he finds more about himself and his roots. He meets people that change his life forever.
One afternoon, young Thomas fails to return home for dinner and is soon reported as missing. His disappearance is told from the points of view of all involved, and what unfolds is a tale of ghosts, murder, grief, magic, and necromancy. It is always certain that Thomas will return...but the nature of his reappearance will haunt the minds of all protagonists involved, and each will be changed forever.
Harold was no ordinary imp. His old age and great power gave him a perspective of the world that other imps lacked. Tired of pulling the same old tricks, he longed to become human - to experience the gift of human frailty, ingenuity, and love.