Birthdays suck! For her 18th, Mirissa Colson receives a package from the mother who abandoned her over a decade ago. The family secret it reveals transforms her life from trying on prom dresses to battling an ancient race of demons. Thanks, Mom.
"A fun fantasy read"
Mirissa Colson thought she'd already fulfilled her destiny to save the world when she defeated the demi-god, Daedric. But when strange atmospheric conditions cause the ancient key she wears around her neck to go molten, she finds there's a lot more work to be done. Pandora's Box has been opened, and it contains far more than just illness and strife. It's been the five thousand-year prison for Eris, a goddess determined to eradicate humankind.
"One of the best of the series"
Sloan Thornton is the heir to Highcroft Hall, the family seat of the Earl of Wessex, in the quaint village of Thornton-on-Sea, on the southeast coast of England. He has always dreamed of finding his soul-mate. However, in a moment of weakness, just before he leaves to fight in World War II as an RAF pilot, he proposes to his childhood sweetheart, Anne Whitfield. There is no question how deep his devotion is to her, and how naturally they bring out the best in each other.
Gwen Conway never knew there were so many ways to die. Honestly, it was something she would have been happy not knowing. Maybe they really are just dreams. Nightmares. But they won't stop. And dreaming of her death is getting old. Then there's the sleepwalking. She'd like to pass on that too.
Andaris goes looking for adventure. What he finds is a world in the midst of tidal change, an extraordinary place where he encounters all manner of extraordinary things - vast landscapes teeming with flora and fauna capable of firing the most malnourished of imaginations. To be sure, danger lurks around every bend, a heady amalgam of sword and sorcery which threatens to bring his young life to an abrupt end.
"Made the drive so much more pleasant!"
Five years ago tragic circumstances forced Meredith to leave Crossroads, her small Montana hometown, shortly after graduating from high school. But now a dear friend she left behind has passed away, leaving the Serenade--a restaurant, bar, and hotel--to her in his will.
When Olivia Williams and her two younger brothers awake from a car crash, they're positive their world has changed. The talking horse is a big clue. And he has a lot to say. According to Thunder, fairies, magic, and good ol' St. Nick are all for real - on some level. Which would be incredibly awesome, but there's a problem: A rift has formed between the layers of existence, and evil Sliders are taking advantage of it - bringing violence, fear, and hatred with them.
"A great book and EXCELLENT narration!!"
Driving aimlessly through the stormy suburbs of San Francisco, Casey Wheeler is fleeing from her abusive and unfaithful husband with her five-year-old daughter Maddy asleep in the backseat. With nowhere to go and no one to turn to, Casey loses control of her emotions and her car, crashing into a hillside below a mortuary. Desperately seeking shelter, and more so independence, she finds herself taken in by the mortuary director who apprehensively offers her a job and a place to live.
Despite being one of the loveliest women in her home village, Lady Anne Whitfield just can't seem to find true love. After her engagement to the handsome and charismatic Sloan Thornton comes to an end, Anne suffers a deep depression. Emerging from self-imposed exile, she decides to move to London and begins a career in the retail world. She enters into a relationship with a great footballer, Avery Banister, which does not end happily.
A teenage girl enters a carriage in Central Park and disembarks in Victorian England. There she meets recently murdered Ezra, a supernatural creature who can see into Alexis' mind. Intrigued by her memories, Ezra offers Alexis his help only to be rebuffed. Alexis is unable to find work and is threatened with starvation. Ezra finds her facing the local magistrate and an angry mob. He fights and pays for her freedom. Finally accepting the help Ezra offers, Alexis moves into the manor he shares with his brother, where romance blossoms.
"Different and enjoyable"
When Juliette has a domestic servant beaten for pursuing a young man above her station, she finds herself cursed by a witch to live in a world behind her own mirror. She is unable to leave except on the first night of a full moon. Juliette is forced to seek what food and shelter the new world provides with the help of a unicorn, a man who is half bear, and a centaur. Together they struggle to survive against lions, wolves, and the challenges of watching their friends live and die through the back of the mirror.
"A Curse or a Gift?"
Devon Lockwright had been hearing tales about the ruins beneath Wyldemere for as long as he could remember. He was only 17, but had an excellent mind for such things, so had absorbed most of what he'd heard - and read. In other words, even though he was still too young to grow a proper beard, he'd accumulated more knowledge on the subject than any historian in town.
An evil programming genius launches a dating site for zombies only. Greg and Amy meet through the site and - with help from their friends Stef and Zed - are trying to get together.
"A funny and punny quick read"
The Stair of Time chronicles the continuing adventures of Andaris Rocaren, beginning where book one of the trilogy, The Eight Walls of Rogar, left off. Following the conclusion of The Shapeling Wars, our hero sets out with Gaven and Gramps in search of both a cure for Mandie, and a way back to Fairhaven.
At only 17, Ella Barnes is shot and killed for an unknown reason. She is shocked when she wakes up in a different world, a world of witches. Ella has to learn to adapt to a new body, new life, and new world, surrounded by new people. As Ella gets to know Raena, the world of the witches and its people, she realizes they aren't the perfect creatures they believe themselves to be, and she's not the type of person to stand around and twiddle her thumbs.
In this sequel to Crossroads Serenade, an unwelcome character from Pete's past shows up for a show-down, which can either drive a permanent wedge into his relationship with Meredith, or cement it in place so they can build their future together - a future that will include their son Grant, whom Meredith and Pete hope will remain happy and well-adjusted, even after they saddle him with a reality no child should ever have to deal with.