Another chapter in the life of the infamous Phantom of the Opera, as penned by Gaston Leroux, continues when he leaves Paris and moves to Malta in search of a new beginning. Clothed in secrecy, he purchases The Royal Opera House in Valletta, which has been destroyed by a devastating fire. In an attempt to bury the pain of his past, the burned-out shell becomes his new obsession. He is determined to resurrect the structure from ashes and return it to glory.
"A TREAT FOR PHANTOM LOVERS"
There is a contagious psychospiritual disease of the soul, a parasite of the mind, that is currently being acted out en masse on the world stage via a collective psychosis of titanic proportions. This mind-virus - which Native Americans have called "wetiko" - covertly operates through the unconscious blind spots in the human psyche, rendering people oblivious to their own madness and compelling them to act against their own best interests.
"Must Read in these Challenging Times"
In the 158 years after Hitler's death (AH158), Germany has become the utopian state that he had originally envisioned. The Aryan Dynasty has conquered the free world at the cost of billions of lives. Hitler has become the patriarch of a new religious fervor, one that even he did not see coming. The wastelands that surround Germany are the only threat awaiting the German citizens. That is at least what everyone is taught.
Sir Maximilian Maselniczka isn't your typical knight. True, he's dashing, brave, and courageous. Then again, he talks to his horse, he's been known to burn castles down, and he's on the gallop from debts he owes the Bohemian mob. So Maximilian jumps at the chance to earn sacks of gold from King Bronislaw Jankowski. All for performing a little rescue mission. But it's not the typical knightly errand - to rescue the damsel from the dragon. No, this time he's going to have to rescue the kingdom's dragon from the King's extremely magical, extremely powerful, and extremely pissed-off daughter. Who said being a knight was easy?
The battle for Eirenoch continues as the Knights of the Dragon take the battle into the Southern Kingdom. Still seeking his sixth and final knight, Prince Eamon frees the cities of the south one by one, incurring the wrath of The Lifegiver himself. His dark servant, The Prophet, arrives to show her support to Queen Maebh, Siobhan's twin sister, and finds that the estranged Queen has a pleasant surprise in store for her.
"Love this series"
What happens when saucy, independent musician, Cassidy James, finds herself with newly discovered psychic powers and must rely on handsome, maverick FBI agent Zach Hatcher to keep from becoming a psychic serial killer's next victim?
Following an unexpected visit by a young Northman, Queen Siobhan learns that a mysterious enemy has infiltrated her Kingdom and threatens to enslave its people. To save Eirenoch, her son, Prince Eamon must take on the mantle of all of the Kings before him and become the Onyx Dragon. To do so, he must travel to an ancient temple far to the north and receive the blessing of The Dragon, the source of all life on the divided island kingdom.
"On a short list of all time favorites"
Michael Angel serves up a triple helping of comedic stories from the science fiction and fantasy genres. Find out why no one in the dragon-plagued town of Schnitzengruben is happy to see a professional dragon slayer arrive. Join a gumshoe journalist as he discovers the truth behind the making of the galaxy's best slumgullion chowder. And meet the painful, bruise-covered reason behind Shakespeare's greatness: Callidora, the muse of "boxing".
The Power of Luck. Your luck can change in an instant. A flip of a coin can ruin a life, or change it for the better. But is luck real? A random blip in the space time continuum? The wrath or favor of a higher power? Is it magic? Is it just a matter of numbers and probability? Can it be controlled? Luck is elusive, a mystery wrapped in an enigma. Luck is Relative. Good luck. Bad luck. Hard luck. Your luck can run out, or you can luck out. Is luck truly a lady?
Private Eye Matthew Grace always believes his clients, tries to anyway. That's not easy in a city where almost everybody lies. Grace should know, he's told a few himself - always in a good cause of course. Which is why Grace is no longer a crime scene investigator and why Joshua Parker, the last honest cop in Baltimore, is keeping an eye on him. Parker is waiting for Grace to make one last mistake, for his past sins to catch up with him. In the end it will be up to Grace to make the right choices, ones that will lead either to a second chance or no chance at all.
Dark times call for dark heroes...in that time and place lay sensual Gomorrah, Tiered City, rising at the nexus of the mortal coil of Helios. Here four Gods rule a cruel and decadent mankind...Sex-magic vies against demonic conjuring and skill in the bedroom rules as much as skill with a sword. Into this swirling chaos comes one dark champion who is both dominant lover and killer. He must defeat both the perverse and the powerful while fueling an arcane power driven by raw, sensual pleasure.
Visit a world where a wild-land firefighter must use his mysterious powers to save his crew from a roaring inferno. Follow an eco-tourist's frantic efforts to escape an African quarantine zone ravaged by a deadly virus. Meet a gumshoe journalist as she tracks down a figure that'sable to predict the future with terrifying accuracy. And tune into Texas station KRAP (don't touch that dial, there's KRAP on it!) as a pair of down-home country deejays try their damnedest to stop a murder...while they're still on the air.