For 13 years, Gracen Sullivan dreamed about a red-eyed demon named Hart Blackwell who tortured her every night. Her mother freaked when she found out about her daughter's "hallucinations" and forced Gracen to go to the doctor, who prescribed some very powerful medication, which kept Hart out of her head for five years. A week ago, Hart came back and brought a friend. But something has changed, and Gracen is seeing Hart when she's awake too. And the other "friends" in her dreams? They're dead.
Will Traynor had the ideal life. He was living how he wanted and loving it. Until the accident. Louisa Clark enjoys her simple life. Then, suddenly, the café she works in closes and she finds herself without a job. Her family is struggling and really needs the income. Through the help of the Job Center, Louisa gets an interview to be a care taker. Not her ideal job, but it pays well. Will and Louisa despise one another at first. However, as time goes on, Will becomes determined to make Louisa see the potential she is shutting away by not getting out there.
Marian Spritz won't gain guardian fairy status if she fails her summer school project. But when she hears a call for help - a song felt only by Glistens - she must choose between not letting her schoolwork and teammates suffer and protecting a ward who faces grave danger.
In these five tales, you'll hear serious stories about dragons, swords, castles, people on quests, demons, witches, and also fairy-tale characters acting out in fun. So there's a little something for everyone. These are lands where the people may be like us, but the landscape is of the fantasy realms, and anything can happen. You may change upon this journey, like the characters themselves.
How much is one life worth? Cancer is killing Christy Roman's mother, and it will take a miracle to save her. A year ago, Danielle Matheson would have waited until the inevitable end and helped her friend mourn the loss. But now, she faces a difficult choice. She must decide whether to watch Susan Kilpatrick die or ask Jillian and her genetically Gifted siblings to help. But even if they manage to cure the cancer, nothing is certain, and the attempt would put them all at risk of discovery.
When NYPD Detective Tanya Cora investigates a series of robberies of magical artifacts, followed by the murder of a college student by an apparent vampire, she is forced to consider a world beyond the one she was trained to deal with. Even before her homicide assignment, she'd been aware of the magical undertones beneath the veil of reality. She'd dated a vampire in the past who was now dating a werewolf.