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Dragon's Gift: The Huntress Books 1-3
Linsey Hall - 2016
Lying low is a close third—but not because she wants to be good at hiding. Cass is a FireSoul, one of the unlucky few to inherit a piece of the dragon’s soul. On the surface, the perks are sweet—she has the power to find and steal any type of magical treasure, including the powers of other supernaturals.But it doesn’t come without a price—stealing powers requires that she kill, and others would destroy her if they discover what she is. In a world full of magic, hiding her powers is the only way to survive. Finding magical artifacts is the only way to pay the bills. But it’s a dangerous job when you can’t use your magic.When Aidan Merrick, the most powerful shifter in the city, hires her to find an ancient scroll, she doesn’t want to take the job. His immense amount of power reminds her of too much of murky memories from a past she can’t remember. But she has no choice. The scroll will reveal what she is. And if anyone finds out, she’s dead. And that’s just the beginning of her problems.Dragon's Gift features kick butt heroines, a hot hero, and otherworldly adventure.
Denim and Diamonds / A Cold Creek Reunion
Debbie Macomber - 2016
She was going to LA to become a superstar. And she was never coming back. Now, nearly ten years later, Letty returns to Red Springs with one last hope: Chase Brown. Chase never left Red Springs—his ties to the land are what kept him from following Letty. So when she returns home with a bruised ego, a young daughter and a hopeful smile, wary Chase needs to ask himself a tough question: Is he just the backup plan—or is he finally on the threshold of happily-ever-after? A Cold Creek Reunion by New York Times bestselling author RaeAnne Thayne Fire chief Taft Bowman knows all about rescues. So when his wounded ex-fiancée returns home with her kids, he's ready to answer the call—if only she'll trust him again.
Lauren Kate's Fallen Series Ebook Sampler
Lauren Kate - 2012
Featuring excerpts from all five of Lauren Kate's bestsellers, Fallen, Torment, Passion, Rapture, and Fallen in Love, this free ebook preview is the perfect way to introduce the atmospheric and compelling Fallen world of supernatural romance and fallen angels to readers.
The Torment Of Others / The Mermaids Singing
Val McDermid - 2004
The scene matches in every detail a series of murders two years ago-murders that ended when irrefutable forensic evidence secured the conviction of a deeply disturbed young man named Derek Tyler.But there's no way Tyler could have killed the latest victim. He's been locked up in a mental institution since his trial, barely speaking a word. So is there a copycat?All his years of experience tell top criminal psychologist Dr. Tony Hill that there isn't-but that would make the murders literally impossible. While Hill tries to crack Tyler, DCI Carol Jordan and her team must mount a desperate undercover operation to trap the murderer-a decision that will have terrible consequences.The Mermaids Singing:This was the summer he discovered what he wanted--at a gruesome museum of criminology far off the beaten track of more timid tourists. Visions of torture inspired his fantasies like a muse. It would prove so terribly fulfilling.The bodies of four men have been discovered in the town of Bradfield. Enlisted to investigate is criminal psychologist Tony Hill. Even for a seasoned professional, the series of mutilation sex murders is unlike anything he's encountered before. But profiling the psychopath is not beyond him. Hill's own past has made him the perfect man to comprehend the killer's motives. It's also made him the perfect victim.A game has begun for the hunter and the hunted. But as Hill confronts his own hidden demons, he must also come face-to-face with an evil so profound he may not have the courage--or the power--to stop it...
Luminescence Trilogy: Complete Collection
J.L. Weil - 2016
Weil and is packed with magic, romance, witches, and an enchanting setting you'll fall in love with. Brianna Morgan’s life hasn’t always been a walk in the park. Losing both parents in a tragic car accident was not easy to deal with for a seventeen-year-old. But she’s adjusted well considering, that is until a new guy at school stirs things up. Gavin Mason is wickedly hot, and his stormy sapphire eyes are shrouded with mystery and secrets. Brianna is drawn to him, but he isn’t the guy who captivates her dreams. Lukas Devine looks like the boy next door and it’s his sunny face that heats up her unusual slumber. Brianna never felt normal. But when Gavin reveals things that could change her world forever, opening her eyes to impossibilities, Brianna is forced to face her destiny. Will she embrace what is hers by birthright? Thousands of copies sold. Millions of pages read. Dive in and see why readers are addicted. Take advantage of this limited time bundle!
Warlord's Storm (Warlords of Empyrea #3)
Georgia Lyn Hunter - 2021
On the hunt to locate one of the prophesized women who will help save his realm and take her back with him—or steal her if he had to—he comes face-to-face with a fiery female with the wounded eyes, one who threatens his iron-clad control and turns his world upside down. Cruelly betrayed, all Kataya Jamison wants is to lick her wounds someplace quiet, not clash with a maddening immortal who believes she possesses the mystical blood magic his world desperately requires. With her life falling apart, it’s the last complication she needs. But when rebels snatch her, and the intractable man comes to her rescue, the armor protecting her heart starts to slip.Together on his bleak realm, and despite her wariness, neither can resist the desire blazing between them. A passion that is intense as it is forbidden. And North will stop at nothing to claim her as his. When his enemies target Kataya, a powerful darkness rises, and their burgeoning bond is viciously tested. But the sacrifice required to defeat it may very well break them both… A 120k+ slow-burn romance.
Emma: free sampler (The Austen Project, #3)
Alexander McCall Smith - 2014
Not only has her sister, Isabella, been whisked away on a motorcycle up to London, but her astute governess, Miss Taylor is at a loose end, abandoned in the giant family pile, Hartfield, alongside Emma’s anxiety-ridden father. Someone is needed to rule the roost and young Emma is more than happy to oblige.As she gets her fledging design business off the ground, there is plenty to delight her in the buzzing little village of Highbury. At the helm of her own dinner parties and instructing her new little protégée, Harriet Smith, Emma reigns forth. But there is only one person who can play with Emma’s indestructible confidence, her old friend and inscrutable neighbour George Knightly – this time has Emma finally met her match?You don’t have to be in London to go to parties, find amusement or make trouble. Not if you’re Emma, the very big fish in the rather small pond. But for a young woman who knows everything, Emma has a lot to learn about herself.Ever alive to the uproarious nuances of human behaviour, and both the pleasures and pitfalls of village life, beloved author Alexander McCall Smith’s Emma is the busybody we all know and love, and a true modern delight.
Aether Witch (Witches of Mountain Shadow, #1)
Tarah Benner - 2020
Murder in a small town. A killer is on the loose, and the coven fears it might be one of their own.The Grimes sisters aren’t normal — even by witches’ standards. For weeks, Fiona has been having chilling visions of death, and Eleanor sees restless spirits nearly everywhere she goes. It doesn’t help that Mountain Shadow is a strange place to begin with, where rumors of curses fly as fast as salt-water taffy on a warm summer day.When a string of gruesome murders rocks the small town, Fiona and the rest of her coven begin to worry that a fellow witch may be the killer. Even worse? A witch hunter has just moved in next door, and he suspects the coven.When it seems that Eleanor might be the next victim, it will take an unlikely alliance and all the witches’ combined powers to stop the killer before it’s too late.Aether Witch is Charmed meets Gilmore Girls. If you love a dark supernatural mystery with witty banter and unforgettable small-town characters, this book is for you!
The Demon Apostle (1 of 3)
R.A. Salvatore - 2009
Yet the fragile balance between church and state lies shattered. The specter of civil war haunts the ravaged land - and a specter more fearsome still. The demon, though defeated, was not destroyed. Now its vengeful spirit has found sanctuary at the very heart of the Abellican Church. As the elf-trained ranger Elbryan Wynden presses north to reclaim the Timberlands from retreating goblin hordes, and his companion, Pony, mistress of gemstone magic, turns south to the civilized streets of Palmaris, they find themselves caught up in a power struggle to decide the fate of all Corona. Condemned as heretics, the two heroes are hunted by dangerous enemies. The leader of the Church boasts a mastery of gemstone magic that rivals Pony's proven might. And the Abbot's right hand, the Bishop of Palmaris, has claws so sharply honed by hate and magic that no man - or ranger - can withstand their killing stroke. Then an unexpected twist of fate forces Pony to make a harrowing choice, one that may doom the world to demonic domination.
Night Watch: Stage Adaptation
Stephen Briggs - 2014
With a psychopath from his own time rising in the vile ranks of the Cable Street Unmentionables complicating things, Vimes has to ensure that history takes its course so that he will have the right future to go back to, and to keep his younger self alive."One of the funniest English authors alive" (Independent)
Deadly Gift / Deadly Harvest / Deadly Night
Heather Graham - 2010
Brought to Newport, Rhode Island, from her native Ireland to nurse ailing millionaire Sean O'Riley, she's living a life few can imagine. But money can't hide the tension between O Reily s trophy wife, his paranoid daughter, the eccentric aunt in the attic and the staff members who run the house. When O Riley s business partner goes missing, family friend Zach Flynn arrives. Determined to help him solve the case, Caer becomes enmeshed in a mystery that weaves together the sins of the past with one family s destiny and a spirit that watches the mansion, possessing a deadly gift.DEADLY HARVESTWhen a young woman is found dead in a field, dressed up as a scarecrow with a slashed grin and a broken neck, the residents of Salem, Massachusetts, begin to fear that the infamous Harvest Man is more than just a rumor. But out-of town cop Jeremy Flynn doesn t have time for ghost stories. He's in town on another investigation, looking for a friend s wife, who mysteriously vanished in a cemetery. Complicating his efforts is local occult expert Rowenna Cavanaugh, who launches her own investigation, convinced that a horror from the past has crept into the present and is seducing women to their deaths. Jeremy uses logic and solid policework. Rowena depends on intuition. But they both have the same goal: to stop the abductions and locate the missing women before Rowena herself falls prey to the Harvest Man s dark seduction.DEADLY NIGHTAidan Flynn, a private investigator and eldest of the Flynn brothers, scoffs at the haunted-house rumors--especially since Kendall Montgomery, a tarot card reader who has been living in the mansion, is the one to tell him the tale of a woman in white. But when he finds a human bone on the grounds, and another by the river, Aidan delves into the dark history of the Flynn plantation. Forced together to uncover the truth, Aidan and Kendall realize that a serial killer whose victims seem to vanish into thin air has long been at work and that their own fates are about to be sealed forever unless they believe in the unbelievable.
A Court of Thorns and Roses Hardcover Box Set
Sarah J. Maas - 2021
Passionate, violent, sexy and daring ... A true page-turner - USA TODAY on A Court of Thorns and RosesFeyre is a huntress. The skin of a wolf would bring enough gold to feed her sisters for a month. But the life of a magical creature comes at a steep price, and Feyre has just killed the wrong wolf ...Follow Feyre's journey into the dangerous, alluring world of the Fae, where she will lose her heart, face her demons, and learn what she is truly capable of.The world expands in A Court of Silver Flames with the story of Feyre's fiery sister, Nesta. This stunning, five-book box set of the #1 New York Times bestselling series by Sarah J. Maas includes A Court of Thorns and Roses, A Court of Mist and Fury, A Court of Wings and Ruin, A Court of Frost and Starlight, and A Court of Silver Flames.
BLACKBURN : A Bear Shifter Romance Bundle
Katharine Belle - 2017
When her past comes crashing down on her will he protect her despite his father's warnings? Not even a prophecy of recreating the world in magic can stop him. Book Two: Markus Blackburn Markus Blackburn and Valeria Sanchez have been running hot and cold since they were teenagers, and it doesn't look like it's about to stop now. When a magical explosion in the town of White Rock Creek has the Huntress being reassigned to the area they can't quite seem to keep their hands off of each other, though they keep pretending it's all just for fun. When things go cold again and he goes rushing into the arms of a shape shifting woman will Val let her own stubborn streak keep her from seeing the truth of the matter? Book Three: Robert Blackburn Talking to the dead seems like a great idea until they just won't shut up. Janice learned a long time ago that it's not places that get haunted, it's people. The necromancer is ready to end it all until Robert Blackburn, grade A hottie and bad boy rescues her, but he's not doing it to be nice. All he wants from Janice is her help in bringing his vampire girlfriend back to life. But when, during a forced road trip, Janice becomes the target of a villainess' schemes Robert is forced to keep her safe. When things turn hot and heavy between them will Robert admit his feelings? Then again, maybe she is just a tool for his own means, like she has been for everyone else. Book Four: Dmitri Blackburn Being a single mother of three is hard enough, but add in being a witch in a place where the land is slowly becoming more and more corrupted with tainted magic, and a son who shows the gift for witchcraft too? That's a recipe this kitchen witch knows is going to end badly. When mysterious Blackburn brother Dmitri, son of one of the most powerful practitioners in all of Russia, offers his help how can she say no? What will she do with the unexpected chemistry between them? What about when her magically gifted son goes missing? Book Five: Kyle Blackburn Terry Miller put a stopper in her love life a long time ago, what else was she supposed to do when she found out that her kisses could kill? It doesn't matter if Kyle Blackburn, nerdy and sweet, says that he's willing to risk it, Terry knows her demon blood better than that. Kyle is a tasty treat and she just can't give in. When the pair of them have to rescue the town, and possibly the world from Elenore, living bride to a god of destructive magic, will Terry find time to come to terms with who she is and what she feels?
The Last Beginning
Charlie Nottingham - 2021
Jeremy's a rogue supernatural hunter with a dark past.When they meet, sparks don't just fly but catch aflame. Her sunshine merges with his dark sky, and it's as though the rest of the world disappears.But he can't rope a human girl into his dangerous life. No matter how much he wants her, no matter how much she wants him, he can't risk her life.Except... Maybe she isn't the defenseless little flower he thought she was.This book is a prequel to the Eluding Destiny Series. There are nine books after this, as well as spin offs and several continuation series. This is not a standalone novel.Intended only for mature readers.