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Elysium's Love Triangle by Aoife Metcalfe
Ashley Stoyanoff - 2013
There was just something about her—something familiar—that pulled him to her. The problem was acting on the spark was suicide. Amelia was marked for his father.Eric had been around for a long time, and before Amelia, life happened. One day he was a simple rancher and then the next, he was thrust into a world that he had never known existed, and dreaming of a girl that he knew he couldn’t live without. In this novella, Eric Carter’s history is revealed.
Donna Flynn - 2014
I live in a small town, have good friends, get good grades at school, and on the surface I am like any other teenager. Except that I was raised by vampires. As scary as that sounds, it is of no consequence to me. My parents love me and my older brother lives to aggravate me. It is all very normal. Or at least it was, until one magical kiss changed my life forever…
Siphon Magic: Unraveled World Book1
Alicia Fabel - 2018
FYI: Accidentally breaking out is frowned upon. Well, crap. Thanks to some epic bad luck, Vera tumbles through the gate separating Earth from the other realms of the world. Beyond Earth, the world is full of magic. And completely off-limits to humans.Vera's new protector, Kale, is the cranky, overbearing, irritatingly-attractive Guardian responsible for executing humans who stray beyond their borders. Turns out, her kind broke the world a thousand years ago.WAY TO GO TEAM HUMANS!Vera needs to find a way back home before anyone else figures out what she is. Her best shot at getting there with all her bits intact? Kale. Who still might decide to kill her, if his flesh-eating demon horse doesn't beat him to it.Oh, and mythical monsters are real. All of them. Good times, right? Get ready for adventure, magic, slow-burning romance, and kick-butt characters with plenty of attitude.
M.A. Wilder - 2013
As the two struggle to keep their professional relationship from turning personal, Beckit and Aaron begin to wonder how long will they be able to fight both their enemies and their fierce attraction for one another before one of them ends up hurt or worse.WARNING: This book contains some adult language, violence, and sexual content. Reader and parental discretion is advised.
The Iron in Blood
Jenny Doe - 2013
A routine blood test after an accident turns her peaceful and rather mundane life upside-down, as she becomes the focus of three powerful brothers with exceptional skills and an age-old secret. As she begins to come to terms with her life as the world’s newest and most reluctant vampire, she is abducted, and must embrace her new powers if she has any hope of escape.
Dark Legacy: A YA Urban Fantasy Novel
Margo Ryerkerk - 2017
The world created is complex and engaging, the plot is dark and twisted. It's extremely fast paced and sucks you in right from the start. I loved the style of the author and read the book in one sitting. Fantastic start to the series.” — Goodreads reviewer ★★★★★ “Fantastic story! I absolutely loved it. The plot is dark and twisted, fast-paced and entertaining. I connected immediately with the believable, likable, infuriating & enthralling characters.” — Goodreads reviewer ★★★★★ “A fluid five-star read.” — Goodreads reviewer ★★★★★ “This book surprised me! I really enjoyed the story line and all the different characters! All throughout the book I kept finding myself trying to figure out who the murderer was. I couldn't put this book down till the very end and then was sad it was over!” — Goodreads reviewer ★★★★★ “This book was exciting and very addictive.” — Goodreads reviewer ★★★★★ “With a unique concept and characters that you'll get totally invested in, Fluidus Rising is an awesome read.” — Goodreads reviewer ★★★★★ “I can’t wait to read the rest in this series.” — Goodreads reviewer ★★★★★ Magic. Romance. And a fight to the death. Torn away from her high school graduation, Sierra Reeves discovers that everything she thought she knew is a lie.In a flash, she’s no longer a normal girl preparing for college, but a Fluidus—a rare supernatural with telekinetic powers. Her new abilities attract the attention of both the Ardere regency and the Culpatus, a group that wants to overthrow the supernatural government. Fearful for Sierra’s future, her grandmother decides to leave their home state Vermont and hide out in Savannah, Georgia.In Savannah, Sierra forms an alliance with the overprotective and handsome Ardere marshal Gavin McLoughlin. With his help, she slowly accepts her new powers and that she’s a part of the supernatural community.Just when Sierra begins to settle into her new life, her world is rocked again. In addition to the Culpatus discovering her location, a serial killer is on the loose in Savannah.Fighting to control her developing power, and facing danger on multiple fronts, Sierra will have to use all her resources to stay alive.
The Lila Collection
Sarah Alderson - 2014
The first is that she can move things just by looking at them. The second is that she's been in love with her brother's best friend, Alex, since forever. After a mugging exposes her unique ability, Lila decides to run to the only people she can trust - her brother and Alex. They live in Southern California where they work for a secret organisation called The Unit, and Lila discovers that the two of them are hunting down the men who murdered her mother five years before. And that they've found them. In a world where nothing and no one is quite as they seem, Lila quickly realises that she is not alone - there are others out there just like her - people with special powers - and her mother's killer is one of them…This ebook exclusive contains both Hunting Lila and Losing Lila books as well as an additional steamy scene between Lila and Alex. WARNING: Contains adult content.
Burden of the Soul
Kate Grace - 2011
She was perfectly happy e-stalking her crush's blog, avoiding the attention of the Bronze Brigade clique at school, awaiting the next visit from her avant-garde Aunt Grace, and dreaming of a strange young man ... who feels too real to be only a dream. But then her world literally separates at the seams, as a blinding light rips her mother away right before her eyes. In one, inexplicable moment, Clara loses the life and family she had known and is thrown into a transcendental battle being fought between Fallen Souls and Guardians. The Guardians have protected her from the shadows while waiting for her to awaken and remember a promise she made in another world. When Clara learns what is expected of her, and the price she must pay to restore order, she can only hope that the still dormant ancient soul that lives inside of her is truly fighting on the side of Good. Burden of the Soul grapples not only with the battle between Good and Evil, and Action and Complacency, but pits its unlikely heroine squarely against herself. Half of Clara is an ancient soul who made a promise to fight a war, the other half is an adolescent girl who never asked to be special.
Julie Reece - 2012
Now, she'll have to fight. Eighteen year old Birdie may be homeless, but she's surviving, that is until a mysterious guy throws money in the air like a crazy game show host and she grabs some with the idea she'll be able to buy dinner that night. In that singular moment, unassuming Birdie becomes the girl in everyone's viewfinder. Thugs want to kill her. Money-guy wants to recruit her. The very hot, very rich and very out of her league Grey Mathews wants to save her. Birdie, though, wants nothing to do with any of them until she realizes fate didn't bring them all together. Her heritage did. Now, with only twenty-one days left, she's got to decide whether to follow in the footsteps of those before her or risk her life for people she's only just met.
Ruby Fielding - 2015
She never planned to let him.Jenny Layne has made a career out of investigating werewolf reports, but every case has only confirmed that shapeshifters are the stuff of legend or madness. Until now. Lured to a remote Scottish estate to meet a researcher working on the science behind the werewolf phenomenon, Jenny finds steadily mounting evidence that something strange is running wild in the hills.Billy Stewart has traveled the world in pursuit of stories of shapeshifters and other strange phenomena, but the last thing he ever expected to find was love. Billy is not a man who falls easily, but when he does, it is a force of nature. When he meets Jenny he knows immediately that she is his soulmate, but Jenny is not so sure. Are his intense feelings for her just some kind of insanity, or is Jenny turning him away because that's exactly what she always does when a guy gets interested?By turns passionate romance and gripping paranormal thriller, Last Alpha tells the story of two people whose paths collide with earth-shattering consequences. As love boils over and the dark secrets buried away in Jenny and Billy's past rise to the surface, a night of murder raises the stakes yet higher.And as she fights for her own survival, Jenny must face perhaps the biggest question of them all. In matters of life, death and love, can Beauty ever really hope to tame the Beast?
Alexi Lawless - 2015
He’s a bad-boy. One photograph changes everything.Samantha’s been living in the shadow of her father all her life. But now she’s got plans of her own… and they don’t involve the university’s hottest walking one-night stand. When Samantha Wyatt finally gets out from under her father’s thumb, she sets her mind on one thing: making a name for herself that has absolutely nothing to do with him. But when she meets the incredibly distracting and utterly relentless Wesley Elliott, she realizes there may be more to life than a good reputation.Wesley’s the undisputed king of easy-come, easy-go—until a beautiful, mysterious girl walks right past his camera… and his photograph of her becomes an obsession.But Samantha’s no easy lay, and she’s definitely not a typical college girl. She’s fierce, driven, and completely focused on winning the Ranger Challenge, one of the toughest military competitions ever created. Wes now finds himself in unfamiliar territory—busting his ass to keep up with her and discovering the extent of his own talents in the process. Goddess Rising is a coming-of-age novel unlike any you've ever read, and it will leave you asking: Who says you have to do what you’re told?
Jolene Perry - 2012
She’s terrified of relationships, holds on to guilt over the death of her classmate, Lacey, and has no idea what to do with a vision from Landon, a boy from her school. She feels him falling for her, but Micah doesn’t do friends, much less relationships. Enter a spooky history project about a tragedy from three hundred years ago, and voodoo dolls that Micah somehow feels has to do with her gift. Suddenly she’s sure the shadows in the woods are following her every move—without Landon’s relaxed attitude about what’s happening in her life, Micah would be sure she’s going crazy. With no ideas on timing or specifics, the visions of both herself and the people she cares about are turning dark—and it appears the shadows around her house do move on their own. But as Micah and Landon try to prevent Micah’s visions of the future, the shadows close in, and they’re now afraid they’ve become the cause…Micah's story is the first of three girls, with unique talents, who are part of a 300 year old tragedy that follows them in the shadows.
S.E. Myers - 2012
After losing her parents in a fatal accident, Ryleigh moves in with an aunt she was unaware of and is introduced to family she never knew existed. With the knowledge that she is a descendant of the Fae, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery with the assistance of Tristan — a long lost cousin. Ryleigh's Uncle Finar wants nothing more than to consume her energy and become the most powerful Fae in existence. Can Ryleigh save herself and those she loves before the tyranny of her uncle reigns supreme?
Shelena Shorts - 2009
But, aging is not part of his existence, and eighteen-year-old Sophie Slone is determined to find out why. In doing so, she could also uncover something about her own life expectancy that she may not want to know. Suddenly, immortality will mean everything and nothing all at the same time.
Melissa A. Craven - 2015
They can never know how much he struggles just to get through each day, overwhelmed by the pain and loss of everyone around him. As he fights a constant battle to control the gifts that threaten to push him over the edge, he dreads the day his world will look to him to fulfill a prophecy that he doesn’t even believe in. As Aidan’s equal, Allie Carmichael endures the same isolation, but in complete ignorance of her true nature. When she meets Gavin, Allie sees a tiny glimmer of the life she wants to live, and the person she wants to be, but her instincts tell her it will never work. Allie and Aidan have led parallel lives on opposite ends of the earth, but their paths are about to converge. With others making decisions for them, will they ever truly understand the immeasurable power they posses, or the prophecy that might not be about Aidan after all?