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Charmain Marie Mitchell - 2014
She is also rich, clumsy, a virgin, and she can see dead people - a gift that she believes is a curse. A visit from a recently murdered spirit starts a sequence of events that means that Mary can no longer ignore the ghosts that taunt her. She finds herself surrounded by spirits, ghosts, and ghouls, the jet-setting types that she despises, a handsome detective inspector who sends her senses soaring and her temper flaring, and above all of this, her life is in danger! Can Mary come to terms with the gift of being a medium before time runs out and more dead bodies are found?Excerpt:The high pitched scream echoed with needle-sharp pain in Mary’s ears. She wanted to wrap her arms around her head; but was unable to, due to the spirit’s weight bearing down on her body holding her in place. "Oh my God!" she silently screamed, unable to shout due to the pressure on her chest. "What is it, oh dear God, what is it?"'Death Whispers', is the first book in the 'Mary Howard Supernatural Mysteries Series', from the author Charmain Marie Mitchell.
Chevelle Allen - 2017
Mary University in Detroit, Deborah Brooks is smart, beautiful and focused. Deep within the archives, she cares for letters, diaries, books and family records, each telling stories of lives lived long ago. Yet nothing excites her more than making new discoveries among the storied collections. When the university receives the Dubois Collection anonymously- along with a multi-million dollar gift to protect it- Deborah is more than intrigued to discover its secrets. Little prepares her for an unexpected visit from the donor- the sexy Englishman Ben Stewart. He is relentless, charming and far more than she imagines. He shatters everything she thought she knew... about herself. Together they unravel the secrets of the Dubois Collection, finding love and mounting danger along the way. But it’s Ben’s utterance of one word - awaken- that triggers a flurry of unrelenting visions she can’t escape. Deborah soon learns the visions are key to unraveling the mystery that binds her to Ben. Can they save each other or will he lead to her ultimate demise?
The Avatars: Beginnings
Lisa Blackwood - 2012
He soon learns she has been captured by their oldest enemy—the Lady of Battles. And that ancient rival has forced his soulmate to be reborn as a vulnerable child. To save her, Gregory will risk everything even if he must pay the ultimate price for his loyalty.
Maiden (Sarah's Story)
Deborah Hainley Bonnar - 2011
When in Egypt with Caesar's army, Silvanus accepted the invitation of Sekhmet's priests to become a vampire and, if he has a single regret all these centuries later, it is only that everything that once so fascinated him is beginning to bore.13-year-old Sarah, brimming with raw ability but completely ignorant of her capabilities, casts a summoning spell to bring Silvanus to her aid against the supernatural creature living in her home and devouring her essence. The young woman fully expects to die at the hands of the vampire but hopes to convince him to first destroy the creature, thereby saving her family.When the arrogant Silvanus realizes that he has been "whistled up like a dog" by a mere child, he fully intends to rip out Sarah's heart for the transgression. Instead, he finds himself captivated by her intelligence, curiosity, courage, and exuberance. Her brilliant aura, keen mind and complete lack of sophistication appeal to him like a breath of fresh air and he decides to help her.
Kay Hooper - 2005
And all because a stranger says her name is... Amanda.Others have claimed to be Amanda Daulton, but now a beautiful, self-assured woman has stepped out of the shadows of the past, insisting she's the missing heiress to a multimillion-dollar fortune. One look is all it takes to assure the family patriarch that she's his beloved granddaughter. But others at the magnificent Southern mansion called Glory are not as easily convinced, others with much to lose from her sudden reappearance. Soon suspicion erupts in a chilling attempt on her life, and after the traumatic ordeal, she begins to have flashes of a nightmarish vision. What, if anything, happened twenty years ago to drive a mother and her nine-year-old daughter away from their privileged life? The struggle to find the elusive answer exposes a frightening trail of secrets—a trail that leads shockingly to the present and to the enigmatic woman who calls herself... Amanda.Haunting RachelDanger wears many faces....Ten years ago Rachel Grant's fiancé, Thomas, disappeared. His body was never found. Now there's a stranger in town, a man who could be Thomas's twin--or his ghost.His name is Adam Delafield. He's been watching Rachel for days. He has the locket she gave Thomas before he vanished. And he says he owed her father three million dollars.But there's no record of the loan—or a shred of proof that Adam is who he claims to be. And he's always nearby as accidents begin to threaten Rachel's life.Is he an innocent man who only wants to repay a debt? Or a figure from the past with a score to settle? Rachel must expose lies and unravel stories, find out who wants her dead and why...before the next attempt to kill her succeeds.
Of Eternal Life
Micah Persell - 2012
He is strapped to a stretcher and remembers nothing until he hears a voice he knows only as "The Tormentor". That's when it all comes back: he has been a prisoner in this lab for eight years. And he's about to die. Abilene Miller, a newly minted doctor desperate to prove herself, snaps up the opportunity to work at a military hospital, but the reality of Needles proves to be vastly different from the pitch of the two recruiters. She spends her days running labs and wishing for things to be different. When Abilene stumbles across Eli's body in a supply closet, she definitely gets different. She's shocked when the dead man jerks back to life in her arms and infuriated when he kidnaps her. He thinks she's part of a conspiracy; she thinks he's insane. Only together can they find out the truth-and brave the risks they run in loving each other. Sensuality Level: Sensual
Brandy L. Rivers - 2017
Savon Roantree loved and lost the man she planned to marry. Nathan Taggert disappeared, taking her heart with him and her world fell apart. His father refused to tell her what happened to Nate. Broken-hearted she left, planning to never return to Silvertail Ridge and tried to move on. After a bad break-up, she finally gives in to her brother’s pleas to move back home. She never expected Nate was living next door once more. Nothing changed for Nate, not when it came to Savon. A tragic accident tore them apart. By the time he recovered, she was gone. When his father threatened to kill Savon if he ever went to her, he did the only thing he could—followed in her dreams. No matter how hard he tried to reach her, she always ran. She even ignored his best friend, her own brother. Twelve years later, he finally has a chance to right all the wrongs—if she’ll listen. Silvertail Ridge has changed since they were kids. Both families have been pulled into an ancient battle. Together they may stand a chance.
Lyn Brittan - 2013
She’ll have the help of a mysterious sheriff, Giancarlo Sable, but they’d better hurry up. When the creatures they want to liberate start turning on them, figuring out where the real danger lies is the only way to leave the colony in one piece.
Starry Night Sky
Grace Brennan - 2017
Fleeing the cold life her parents had laid out for her, she goes to stay at her friend’s ranch in Wyoming. It’s everything she hoped it would be—beautiful landscapes, endless peace and quiet, and cowboys. Gorgeous cowboys. One in particular, Jake Montgomery, catches her eye. Jake is a grizzly shifter, loving his quiet life on his family’s ranch. That is, until Ellie burst onto the scene and into his heart. He knows she’s his mate. Now all that’s left to do is convince her to stay... and hope she can accept his grizzly. But someone in Wyoming wants Ellie gone. With someone threatening her life, will Ellie run, leaving her heart behind her? Or will she and Jake facedown whoever is out to get her, and prove that love can conquer all?
Under the Midnight Sun
Vivian Arend - 2011
The last thing she wants is a mate, particularly when simply looking at another wolf scares her to death. Sheer chance puts Erik in the right place to catch the weak and shaky Maggie. With one touch, he realizes the reluctant female werewolf is his mate. Selected for the premier sporting event for wolves in the north, Maggie will not only have to team up with Erik, she’ll have to face down her fear of wolves. Especially her own. Wolf TracksTJ’s usual laid-back attitude vanishes when he comes face to face with someone he didn’t expect. His mate. His very human mate. If he intends to claim her, he’s going to have to move fast. Pam is definitely tempted to indulge in some Northern Delight with TJ—temporarily, not forever. In her world, true love is a fairytale that seldom, if ever, comes true. Okay, so maybe staging a kidnapping wasn’t TJ’s best idea, but at least Pam agrees to his deal. He’s got one week in the wilderness to prove she’s his mate. She’s got one week to discover if forever is possible. Warning: Contains uber-sexy werewolves, reluctant mates and exotic travels through the Yukon wilderness. Includes sarcasm and hot nookie under the Midnight Sun.
Into the Night
Linda Lael Miller - 2002
Once every century, his true love returns to him in human form—only to perish once more. But this time, Valerian vows never to lose her again...Tonight and Always introduces Kristina, daughter to the beloved Maeve and Calder. The one time this entrancing beauty dared give her heart to a mortal man, she suffered the torment of his mortality, and vowed never to love again—until now...
The Bewitching Hour
Mallory Crowe - 2017
When she tries to give the lead detective a quick hint to send him in the right direction, Sam gets sucked further into the investigation than she ever thought possible. Now Detective Derek Pierce has to put together the half truths Sam is giving him and the facts of the case that get stranger by the second. The killer is closer to Sam than she could've imagined and Derek is the only one who can stop him from tearing her family apart, but only if he knows the whole truth. And the whole truth is exactly what could kill him. **WARNING** This is not a standalone book. Sam and Derek have more stories to tell...
Avery Gale - 2018
Contains language and actions some may find offensive. Contains sexually explicit content. Brooklyn is the first book in a new Avery Gale series featuring ten siblings. The Adlers will introduce a new cast of characters while bringing back some of your favorites from Ms. Gale’s other best-selling series. If you loved The ShadowDance Club, Club Isola, The Morgan Brothers, Mountain Mastery, and Masters of the Prairie Winds Club you’re going to love The Adlers. Brooklyn Adler is a retrieval expert specializing in the return of stolen treasures to their rightful owners. She’s the darling of large insurance companies around the world and the bane of local and international law enforcement agencies. Walking the fine line between hero and thief was always the perfect fix for the pint-sized adrenaline junkie, but after years of working twenty-four seven, she’s tired. Burning the candle at both ends for weeks, Brooklyn resolves to push through one more big money retrieval before taking the break she’d been promising herself for far too long. With the ancient Egyptian amulet tucked safely in her pocket, Brooklyn is on her way out of Emilio Mendoza’s compound when all hell breaks loose—luckily, she’d inadvertently called in the Calvary. Her soul had reached out to the one man who could hear all she’d never been able to say. Luke Grayson fell in love with Brooklyn Adler their freshman year at MIT. They’d become best friends and she’d consistently refused his advances because she hadn’t wanted to risk ruining their friendship. As an empath he’d always known how she really felt, but over the last few months he’s sensed the shift in her thinking and knew the time for waiting was over. Their connection, strong enough he could feel her exhaustion layered beneath her determination to finish one last retrieval, was what had summoned him to the east coast. When things go to hell, he’s waiting in the wings to whisk her away from the small island, but can he keep her safe long enough to prove how perfect they could be together? Or has she finally made an enemy strong enough to pull her into the depths of hell with him?
Guardian of the Night
Linda Thomas-Sundstrom - 2012
An immortal with incredible strength, created centuries ago to protect the purity of the vampire bloodline and fight those who would abuse its power. As one of the seven Blood Knights, Mason LanVal spent lifetimes honoring his vows without wavering. That all changed the night he found Faith. Faith James will do anything to save her missing sister. Even if it means risking her own life. She sought Mason for help. Instead she found more questions, and the key to unlocking her own latent bloodline. woman With just one kiss, the blood gift Mason gives Faith sets in motion an all-consuming desire that is forbidden to indulge, but impossible to ignore....
Revenge of the Taken
Shane Scollins - 2012
It's a power that may be as limitless as his imagination, if he could only learn how to control it. Waging a clandestine war in the shadows of the New York City underground, Humble has taken on an unassuming drug research facility, abducting women for nefarious mind control experiments. They're powerful, corrupt, and have perfected a brain-altering narcotic like the world has never seen. Beautiful and spunky Kat Carson is the latest victim. Taken from her comfortable suburban life, she represents a tipping point in the ongoing battle, but all she wants is her life back. With the help of Humble and a small band of refugees, she has a fighting chance. Even with the best plans, things can go horribly wrong. Unthinkable betrayal derails their efforts and backs them into a corner. But, that is the one place you don't want to put Humble Walker.