Croaker has fallen and, following the Company's disastrous defeat at Dejagore, Lady is one of the few survivors--determined to avenge the Company and herself against the Shadowmasters, no matter what the cost. But in assembling a new fighting force from the dregs and rabble of Taglios, she finds herself offered help by a mysterious, ancient cult of murder--competent, reliable, and apparently committed to her goals.
"The book gets 4 Stars, the interpretation a 2"
Lola Theroux wanted Roman Casta the moment she saw him. She knows she isn't special in that regard - every woman wants Roman Casta the moment she sees him. But Lola is the only one who knows why Roman doesn't do relationships, and she knows that he'll never see her as anything other than his best friend's little cousin - he'll always be her protector, never her lover.
In this collection of 13 fabulously chilling stories from 13 true masters of suspense, including five New York Times best sellers and a number of Edgar Award nominees, all edited by none other than R. L. Stine, nothing is what it seems. From cannibalistic children, to an unwitting date with a vampire, to a crush on a boy who just might be a werewolf, no scary stone is left unturned. A must-have for all fans of the genre!
Maddie James and her colleagues are terrorism experts working in a crumbling intelligence agency. They are certain another terrorist attack is coming, but in a post-9/11 election year the Administration is stressing its victories in the War on Terror - and few want to hear the team's warnings. Reluctantly, Maddie's given a team of five analysts to focus on the impending threat. The crew labors through bureaucratic obstacles, personal problems, and a blossoming romance between its senior members. They come heartbreakingly close to stopping the attack....
"Not your typical spy novel...."
In this powerful and gripping novel, Sharon Dogar explores what this might have been like from Peters point of view. What was it like to be forced into hiding with Anne Frank, first to hate her and then to find yourself falling in love with her? Especially with your parents and her parents all watching almost everything you do together. To know youre being written about in Anne's diary, day after day? What's it like to start questioning your religion, wondering why simply being Jewish inspires such hatred?
"Disturbing, but Powerful"
Reclusive novelist Aaron Westhaven, a man she's admired - and more - for years, has accepted Olivia Dupree's invitation to speak at a local fundraiser. But the day he's due to arrive, she gets a call summoning her to the bedside of a John Doe whose sole possession is her business card. Can this undeniably compelling man - survivor of an execution-style gunshot wound - really be the novelist the lonely Olivia has grown to think of as a near soul mate?
"Can't listen to anymore..."
To the Yaguara, an ancient jaguar shape-shifting people living deep in the Amazon jungle, nothing matters more than strength. Iada is their champion; genetically pure, she has been trained since birth to fight. Her destiny is to become the next Queen of the Yaguara by winning the tournament of succession - a battle to the death. Her opponent is Gabriel, a half-blooded outcast whose mother was human. To everyone's shock, he defeats Iada but does not strike the death blow....
"i liked it"
The twister that touches down in Bordelaise, Louisiana, not only destroys the calm of a summer Sunday, it pierces the soul of Katie Earle, whose young son Bobby goes missing…and it wasn’t the storm that took him.
"Torn Apart by Sharon Sala"
Blamed for a heinous crime and banished from his tribe of Jaguar shifters, Adriano will do anything to buy back his rightful place - even steal a priceless artifact. First, he'll have to seduce Sophie Martin, an archaeologist researching the temple ruins and the one person who stands in his way.
"continuing the story"
Nearing the end of his military tour, Lt. Christopher Rygard debates the idea of hanging up his uniform for good. Looking for answers at the bottom of a glass of scotch, he meets Kat. One shared night of mutual desire seems harmless. But when their tryst is interrupted by attackers hunting Rygard, Kat must reveal her other form, the predator beneath the human facade.
"A surprising voice for VERY surprising sexy romanc"
What does it take to survive in a world built on lies?Sixteen-year-old Rubric loves her pampered life in the Academy dormitory. She’s dating Salmon Jo, a brilliant and unpredictable girl. In their all-female world, non-human slaves called Klons do all the work. But when Rubric and Salmon Jo break into the laboratory where human and Klon babies are grown in vats, they uncover a terrifying secret that tears their idyllic world apart.
Teeming with stalkers and smooth-talkers, rappers and rockers, Naked DJ is biting satire at its all-too-real best. What "Jazmyn" Brown is asked to do to boost ratings and her radio career has her reeling — and questioning everything and everyone around her. Just how much of herself should she expose for her job? What will she do about the two men she loves? And could those demons from her past vanish already?
Intergalactic mercenary Kat Darah has been ordered to keep her shape-shifting ability a secret from everyone but those closest to her, for her own safety. She's learned how to control the feral rage...for the most part. But when Lieutenant Rygard's military unit goes missing, she'll use every skill she has to find her man.
Cole Brandt is a wolf shifter, sent by his pack to the Amazon jungle to negotiate a treaty. He's unaware that the kingdom of jaguar shifters he's meant to meet with has split - and Cole's suspicion that jaguars are selfish and deceitful is confirmed when he's seized by the rebel faction. Taya Silveira, a jaguar shifter and fierce warrior loyal to the king, resents being assigned Cole's rescue. She doesn't approve of his pack's involvement in her jungle - to her, wolves are greedy, weak creatures who will exploit the resources the Yaguara protect.
"Sometimes paradise isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. That’s what I, Kylie McGraw, have discovered since sacrificing my dreams of traveling the world to run the family shoe store. But if I have my way, peaceful Eden, Indiana, is in for a major shake-up. It all began on my birthday, when I got drunk and disorderly all over Eden’s hunky new police chief (and my former high-school crush), Jack Reynolds...."
"Buy another book"
Experience has taught bounty hunter Lincoln Ivy when someone is in trouble. He's fairly sure the gorgeous redhead next door has a dangerous secret. And the moment she's visited by a mysterious gunman threatening her life, Lincoln's suspicions are confirmed. When Remy Lang is almost kidnapped and Lincoln comes to her rescue, she's reluctant to let him help her. She's gotten herself into a terrifying situation and doesn't want to risk another person.
Arizona Ivy won't stop until she gets her story. The fearless blonde is rebuilding her life - leaving Hollywood and heartbreak behind - to jump-start her journalism career. When a woman is abducted, she knows she has her big break, and wants the truth. If only the victim's ruggedly handsome brother wouldn't keep getting in her way.
When I picked up Ryker in that bar, I had an endgame in mind. I'd use him to get out of the colossal mistake I'd made getting mixed up in the con at the mansion. The sex was just a spectacular perk. I got him as far as my car, heading for the border and freedom. A crash. Then blackness. I've woken with a stiff of a husband, a surly, sexy bodyguard - Ryker - and no memory of either of them. I wouldn't say I'm the type to sleep with the help, but Ryker can't keep his hands off me - and the feeling is deliciously mutual.
"Bump on the Head and Bam....."
Cali, a djinni, has sworn to twist the wishes of humans so they die by their own greed and evil. Her latest master is arms dealer David Saqr, a man Cali believes deserves the fate she has in store for him. But this time she finds herself up against Andrew, David's guardian angel.
Hot on the trail of a killer, detective Heath Sawyer was determined to capture his man. His own partner had been murdered by the mysterious White Rabbit killer and now another victim has been found in Jamaica. Her sister, beautiful Lauren Cooper, insists on getting involved with the case. But this amateur is one distraction he can't afford. Lauren isn't going to let her sister die unavenged. She'll use any trick she can to help track the elusive White Rabbit. If that means becoming bait, she will.