Five brides for five brothers. At least that's the deal the Daltons have struck with their boys. Each son must marry in order to inherit a piece of the ranch they love so much. Hank Dalton yearns to run his own spread, but more than that, he longs for a woman to call his own. Paradise Valley is far from civilization, though, and that makes finding the perfect match difficult. Not many women like being two hours from a major supermarket or mall.
Shelby has pulled up roots - again - and taken her funds from her latest divorce settlement to open a candy shop in Vixen, Texas. She wants better for her son than new men parading through his life because his mom can't get herself together. The small town is the perfect place to avoid male interest - mainly because there aren't many available. When Witt spies the curvaceous new candy shop owner, he suddenly has a sweet tooth. Trouble is, so does every other man in the vicinity, including his brother Kade.
"families are the greatest"
Sixteen-year-old Tessa, a vampire with weird throwback human genes, is an outsider in both worlds. Always the odd one. Now, imprisoned in a blood farm, she fights to free herself and rejoin her family and friends. Especially one young male vamp.
TJ Nowak lost a mother with ice in her veins but gained a father she barely knew. Her brother Anton was the parent missing in her life but he found a calling in violence, leaving TJ to face a new life in a dying town. Roman Rincon is the juvie rescued by Father Marcus and placed under Benedict Nowak's supervision. With the records sealed, no one knows what happened that fateful night when Roman confessed to a crime not even the cops will talk about.
Like being a 16-year-old vampire isn't hard enough, Tessa's throwback human genes make her an outcast among her relatives. Turning her back on the vamp world, she embraces the human teenage lifestyle - high school, peer pressure, and finding a boyfriend. Jared manages to stir something in her blood. But Tessa's dream of a having the perfect boyfriend turns into a nightmare when vampires attack the movie theater and kidnap her date.
"awful narrator. couldn't get past the poor reading"
Left behind. Scared. And getting really pissed off. Tessa and her friends were supposed to be on their way home. On their way to safety. Instead she wakes up alone, with her friends kidnapped. Targeted and hunted, Tessa goes on the attack, desperate to find her friends and family. But her attackers want her throwback genes and will do anything to have her locked down in their lab. Caught in a dangerous maze, Cody is torn between helping his fellow captives and finding Tessa.
Beverly Carter, clerk at Salynne's Crystal's and Thyme, could have sworn she placed the amethyst necklace in the display cabinet. How did the gem end up in her pocket? She'd have to take it back to work in the morning and explain her mistake to the shop owner. Trying the necklace on for just a moment couldn't hurt anything, right? When the clasp won't release, she has to call on her next door neighbor, Makala Reynaud, for help.
Gemma takes her camera everywhere. From juvie hall to a halfway home, the new hobby gives her a focus she'd never had before and...hope in a future. Until she takes pictures of something that could get her killed.
And not just her. After she and another juvie girl are chased by a stranger to the halfway home that same night, the other girl goes missing and Gemma knows she needs help. But who can she trust?
Drawing is her world...but when she's banished to a deadly new world and needs help, it's his world too. Her... Storey Dalton wants to go home - but something goes terrifyingly wrong and she ends up in her worst nightmare. There's no escape...not without Eric or her stylus. Then she finds someone who needs rescuing even more than she does... Him... Eric Jordan races to save Storey, only to realize a close family member has betrayed them both. Now the enemy is closing in on him.
"YA Parallel Worlds SciFi Tale with a Fantasy Feel"
Emma Reed needs a change from her stale, boring, straight life. Her lesbian friend drags her to a gay New Year's Eve dance. There she meets butchy El Westin, out of her league and out of her comfort zone. The unexpected kiss at midnight makes Emma's outlook start to sparkle and get interesting again. Emma has a choice to make. Is this a night of possibilities influenced by the magic of a borrowed amethyst necklace, or is it a resolution in the making?
Storey Dalton wants to go home - but something goes terrifyingly wrong and she ends up in her worst nightmare. There's no escape... not without Eric or her stylus. Then she finds someone who needs rescuing even more than she does.
Unfolding on the streets of Los Angeles is a new breed of monster... Orlando, fresh from the mid west, arrives at his new high school on his Harley Davidson. All he wants is to make it through the day, and begin his training as a Zombie Hunter. But someone has different plans for him. The Zombie Story is the first novella in a young adult series. Dead Relatives is the second book in the series.
Drawing is her world...but when she's pushed into the In-between and thought lost forever, it's his world too. Storey Dalton wants her life back. Her home back. Her world back. The way they were before she messed with time. She does not want to become a living dead lost In-between. She thought she'd known the worst that could happen...but she wasn't even close.
The Galloping Ghoul rides each full moon, exacting revenge by frightening those who tormented his past. By day, he is one of the town people, Nathaniel Hawkins, an affluent entrepreneur. He identifies with Ike Sandhill, a government surveyor, and wants to protect him from the same thugs who drove Nathaniel to revenge. Ike goes to the extreme to prove to everyone how straight laced he is. He pursues Misty VonMix with the intention of marriage.
Faith and loyalty are tested as a young girl learns what it is to believe - in herself, in her friends, and in life after death. Cassie's best friend, bad boy Todd, is gone. Gone as in dead. Gone as in ghost. But she doesn't realize that when he wakes her in her bedroom and begs her not to believe what they say about him. It's not until the next day when her parents tell her about the accident that she learns the truth.
With a serial killer targeting people involved in the real estate business, and a potential love of a lifetime in the works, it takes all of the strength and courage of a woman thought to have it all, but lacking everything that really matters to grow and develop into who she is destined to become. As Rachel Contino, a proficient, 38-year-old realtor, attempts to avoid the real estate meltdown caused by her main client, developer Jonathan Harrell, who had died in an apparent suicide, new evidence surfaces that it wasn't a suicide but murder.
When I was thirteen years old, a lethal plague spread among humans all over Bulgaria. They started dying at alarming numbers. Nerina, my older sister, was fifteen years old. We were not infected because we are vampires. Survivors took asylum in other countries, leaving my sister and me without humans to feed from.
Vampires and werewolves are not affected by radiation, therefore a British coven and a Russian clan live in Chernobyl. My sisters Kassia, Maddy and I belong to both. After the nuclear accident on April 26, 1986, our home remains one the most contaminated areas in the world.
"Not wort the time."