Sherman had always thought high school was a real drag. He was looking forward to finishing his senior year so that he could coast through college, get a day job, and spend the rest of his life playing video games. He is used to seeing angels, but when a new girl transfers into his AP physics class, he thinks demons might be more his style.
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Jonah Morrison is a loner and an outcast in his small Georgia hometown and not only because he's the caretaker for their cemetery. He's been a bit weird ever since his parents were slaughtered by a serial killer. Jonah has a secret life his neighbors don't suspect. Belinda Cruz is drawn to Jonah. To her, the slightly geeky misfit is the human embodiment of the stray cats she tries to rescue. It doesn't hurt that he looks like he could model for an underwear ad.
"Entertaining YA paranormal fantasy"
Biomites are artificial stem cells that can replace any cell in your body. No more kidney failure, no severed spines or blood disease. No cancer. Pharmaceuticals become obsolete. With each dose of biomites, we become stronger, we become smarter and prettier. We become better. At what point are we no longer human? Jamie wants to be a halfskin. But Jamie's body is already 49.9% biomites. The rest is clay - her God-given organic cells. Any more biomites and she becomes a halfskin. And halfskins are shutdown.
"Very good story made superb by a fantastic narrati"
Myrick Kerr, jovial Omega Group agent and last of the merpeople, hungers for a mission requiring his unique underwater abilities. Too bad all of his assignments are on dry land. When he's sent to investigate the sudden reappearance of ships lost in the Bermuda Triangle, he gets his wish.
"Best book of the series so far"
Being sent home to investigate a rash of unusual events at the Grand Canyon is a mission Carter Mockta would really like to avoid. He's worked long and hard to forget his past and the reasons why he first joined the Omega Group. Unfortunately, missing people, tourists losing time, and unexplained auras are problems that can't be ignored. The Grand Canyon holds many secrets, but one of them is far more sinister than anyone knows.
"Well-written shifter fantasy"
When Greco's long-estranged mother is taken by an unknown enemy, he must face more than just his own personal demons. Ruthless mercenaries, inept crooks, and deeply buried secrets abound while Greco and Mirissa push their relationship to the brink in their search for answers.
"There’s some action, mystery and stage setting"
An age-old prophecy of global devastation is about to be fulfilled. Hunted since childhood over his preternatural powers, Orano Tulay hides behind a surly attitude and antisocial demeanor. He joined the Omega Group to protect mankind, but the latest threat involves claims of witchcraft that sound outlandish even to a man like him.
In the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, the FBI intercepts an arms deal. One agent is dead and the agent in charge quits. The arms dealer, who works for a Russian warlord, escapes. He possesses an icon that comes from the time of the Byzantine Empire, stolen from the Vatican in WWII, and containing a Nazi secret from the occupation of Italy. The secret the icon contains is a bank code to Swiss accounts.
"Best book in the series"
A century later, the Farr family continues to thrive. A new generation of wolves walks the Earth with Zed as their leader. From the depths of space arrives an army of aliens with superior technology and a massive power-armored force of troops. Their goal: To take the Earth and make it their own. Now only the Farr family and their allies in the world of the supernatural can save the human race from being utterly destroyed. It's werewolves vs. aliens in this action-filled tale of war and interplanetary conquest.
"Werewolves vs. Aliens"
All seventeen-year-old David really wants is to fly under life's radar. In a typical cold winter day in Montana he does something extraordinary: he rescues smart, funny, gorgeous good-girl Lucy Peterson from drowning in a freezing lake. As their friendship grows, David realizes that risking his life was the easy part. His friendship with a girl who is different from him in every imaginable way forces David to challenge himself and those around him.
"Very truthful deep and fun"
On a late spring day, the United States of America is hit with a biological terror attack that brings the nation to her knees. The virus is deadly and highly contagious. It spreads like wildfire, infecting, and killing almost everyone it hits.
Biomites are artificial stem cells that can replace any cell in your body. No more kidney failure, severed spines, blood disease or cancer. Pharmaceuticals become obsolete. With each dose of biomites, we become stronger, we become smarter, prettier... and better. At what point are we no longer human? Nix Richards nearly died in a car accident when he was young. Biomites saved his life. Ten years later, he's not so lucky. The Halfskin Laws decree a human composed of 50% biomites is no longer human.
This is a prequel for the Donavan Chronicles. In the Middle Eastern conflict, one group of dedicated men have contrived to build a nuclear device - not to detonate on American soil but on their own in order to cripple the industrial might of the West. One small team of DIA operatives is dispatched to ensure the failure of that plan. Nothing ever goes as planned.
Jamie wants to be a halfskin. Her life has become dull and pointless. If she had more biomites, the synthetic stems cells that promise hope and healing, she could take control of her life. But Jamie's body is already 49.9% biomites. The rest is clay-her God-given organic cells. Anymore biomites and she becomes a halfskin. And halfskins are shutdown. But there is a way. Black market biomites, called nixes, can't be detected by the government.
Fabbers, slabbers, and fakies were dehumanizing slurs for fabricated humans. Bricks, however, was the People's favorite. The Sentience Laws were created to protect the rights of Bricks, but the laws didn't last long. Banished to a remote gulag called the Settlement, Paul and Raine are sentenced to live the rest of their lives in the wilderness. Escape and freedom will depend on Marcus Anderson, the man responsible for all the suffering that's been endured since the invention of biomites - the synthetic stem cells used to fabricate halfskins and Bricks.
As 2100 dawns, revolutionary America is governed by a triumvirate of "welfies". The military member of the trio is a young ex-Marine, Ben Bjorn. While China demands food relief and threatens war, Europe pleads for military help against the Turkish-led Moslems. As if those two perils weren't enough, rebellion simmers below the feet of the Welfie government. Copying Eisenhower's example in the Cold War, Bjorn leads an American army to Europe's defense.
"A Narrator Who Doesn't Try Too Much"
A chill runs through his skin as the phantom appears. He sees them everywhere.... Eric Stark is not insane. Or at least he doesn't think so. He wishes everyone in Dust, Texas, felt the same way. But that's not going to happen since the whole town thinks he's crazy. Why didn't he keep his mouth shut? No one understands. Eric is alone as he battles his sanity in a town of tormenters. Suddenly a new friendship emerges after the new kid, Kyle Barrett, moves to town. Eric reluctantly reveals his secret.
"An OK Story."
This volume is the third and concluding book in the military science fiction trilogy, The Pacification of Earth. It recounts the adventures of a young ex-Marine in unifying the globe and initiating essential population, pollution, and governing reforms. He defeats a Chinese thrust for fertile land via Mongolia, fights off insurrections and attempted assassinations, and finds love.
Set in contemporary Alaska, Canada and New York State, The Eternal Hunt is a supernatural thriller based on Iroquois legends. Non-stop action and wonderfully developed characters drive this novel. The main character struggles with his internal demons along with fighting the monster his friend has become. It skillfully blends the modern world with the mystery of American Indian legends. It is a unique addition to the current selections in supernatural novels.
"Was there 2 authors writing this??"