Detective Gabriella Versado has seen a lot of bodies. But this one is unique even by Detroit's standards: half boy, half deer, somehow fused together. As stranger and more disturbing bodies are discovered, how can the city hold on to a reality that is already tearing at its seams? If you're Detective Versado's geeky teenage daughter, Layla, you commence a dangerous flirtation with a potential predator online. If you're desperate freelance journalist Jonno, you do whatever it takes to get the exclusive on a horrific story.
"Good mashup of horror, police procedural and online culture"
A story of romance, adventure, and humor, Between the Lines features high-schooler and social outsider Delilah, who discovers a charming fairy tale in the school library and can’t resist turning to it again and again. But one day she finds the book has hidden depths—and that the story’s handsome prince has somehow stepped from the page into her very own world.
"Not YA, this is a children's story"
It is said that a picture may be worth a thousand words, but an old photograph can inspire many more. In this beguiling book, Alexander McCall Smith casts his eye over five chanced-upon photographs from the era of black-and-white photography and imagines the stories behind them. Who were those people, what were their stories, why are they smiling, what made them sad?
Strapped to a gurney, Edsel watched in horror as they started to tattoo him bright red from the tips of his toes to the top of his head. No piece of skin would be left unmarked.
Meeting Porter may be the best thing that ever happened to Winona Fairchild, besides the births of her two beautiful children. But as much as Porter wants to get married, Winona has good reason not to get too close to anyone, no matter how right it may seem. Despite a threat from the past that comes back to haunt him, Porter is willing to stand his ground. But when Winona's long-time secret is revealed to her kids, someone will have to pay.
There was love. And finally there was peace. He found Lashae, the most beautiful woman Edsel had ever seen. For two blissful years they lived together in peace along with Aiden, the boy Edsel had promised he would care for.
Twilight is Dr. Rampa's 15th book. He devotes the greater part of it to answering some of the many questions he has received from his audiences on controversial subjects such as UFOs, astral travel, the power of prayer, Buddhism, marriage and divorce, the human aura, witchcraft and possession, the laws of karma, fasting, and hypnotism. Twilight will fascinate and enlighten new listeners, introducing them to the spiritual teachings that have helped millions cope with life today.
"Humor Like One of Simon Green's writes"
Best-selling author Jodi Picoult and her teenage daughter present their first-ever novel for teens, filled with romance, adventure and humour.
Delilah knows it's weird, but she can't stop reading her favourite fairytale. Other girls her age are dating. But then, other girls are popular. Delilah loves the comfort of the happy ending and knowing there will be no surprises. Until she gets the biggest surprise of her life....
One morning, Felicia is startled to see police at the house of her long-ago lover, Luther. When she learns that Luther's wife and young son have been murdered in their home, she refuses to accept the police's contention that the man she once loved could have committed the crime.
"Didnt like this book...Not a winner"
The Underground Railroad: miles and miles of railroad "lines" without so much as a track; "passengers" with a will of iron and steel, but little more than that; "station-masters", "agents", and "conductors" whose signs, secrets, and codes stake the trail to freedom.
Jessica was eight years old, and she had a secret. It wasn't a normal secret, like the surprise birthday present you buy for your mum or the secret code word that gets you into the club that you and your friends made.
They had peace, isolation, and safety. For the family of three, the years of blissful isolation were taking their toll on young Aiden - he was bored and craved new experiences. A trip was planned; strict limits set concerning time and place. A strange man. Not everybody was bad though; some people were kind, considerate, and caring. Weren't they? Then it happened again. Edsel's worst nightmare came back to drag him down once more.
Last February, the second Tuesday of the month was just like any other day in the life of Michael Spire. He'd never been one to believe in ghosts or things that went bump in the night, but sometimes things change. Don't they?
With his stirring, faith-based novels, author Derek Jackson is a powerful voice in contemporary fiction. Brother Word is the poignant tale of Chance Howard and his amazing gift. Dubbed “Brother Word,” Chance miraculously heals those who are crippled by disease. But there is also unspeakable tragedy in Chance’s past, and to keep that past hidden, he runs away.