When historian Diana Bishop opens an alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library, it's an unwelcome intrusion of magic into her carefully ordered life. Though Diana is a witch of impeccable lineage, the violent death of her parents while she was still a child convinced her that human fear is more potent than any witchcraft. Now Diana has unwittingly exposed herself to a world she's kept at bay for years; one of powerful witches, creative, destructive daemons and long-lived vampires.
It all started when infected bats bit a small group of humans and created what are now called vampires. Then, the male vampires knocked up some female humans, and the result was a gorgeous race of all male ash - superhuman freaks that had looks to kill. Charlie is the first female ash, aka unicorn of the Hive - the gated compound in Portland that the humans have designated to isolate vampires and ash from society.
"would listen to again"
A plane lands at JFK and mysteriously 'goes dark', stopping in the middle of the runway for no apparent reason, all lights off, all doors sealed. The pilots cannot be raised. When the hatch above the wing finally clicks open, it quickly becomes clear that everyone on board is dead - although there is no sign of any trauma or struggle. Ephraim Goodweather and his team from the Center for Disease Control must work quickly to establish the cause of this strange ocurrence before panic spreads.
When one of Bethany Anne's loved one gets caught in the crossfire between her and the Forsaken, she goes rabid with rage. She doesn't believe in seeking peace and harmony, but rather revenge and mayhem. Continuing the story of Bethany Anne and TQB team, Love Lost picks up after Queen Bitch. She works to complete both her business and military team leads and we meet Stephen's daughter Gabrielle as plans are made to exact revenge south of the border.
Originally written for the pulp magazines of the 1920s and '30s, H. P. Lovecraft's astonishing tales blend elements of horror, science fiction, and cosmic terror that are as powerful today as they were when first published. This tome brings together all of Lovecraft's harrowing stories, including the complete Cthulhu Mythos cycle, just the way they were when first released.
Historian Diana Bishop, descended from a line of powerful witches, and long-lived vampire Matthew Clairmont have broken the laws dividing creatures. When Diana discovered a significant alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library, she sparked a struggle in which she became bound to Matthew. Now the fragile coexistence of witches, daemons, vampires and humans is dangerously threatened. Seeking safety, Diana and Matthew travel back in time to London, 1590.
"Great continuation of the story"
Stephen King's epic fantasy series, The Dark Tower, is being made into a major movie starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. Due in cinemas February 17, 2017 USA. In the second novel of King's best-selling fantasy masterpiece, Roland of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger, encounters three doors which open to 1980s America. Here he joins forces with the defiant Eddie Dean and courageous, volatile Odetta Holmes. And confronts deadly serial killer Jack Mort.
"Had me hooked!"
Did Charlie Bennett ever tell you that vampires are evil spawn? Well they are! She's had just about enough of them and when the unthinkable happens, she decides it might just be time to use her blood as a weapon against them. It's time for a little anarchy.
Stephen King's epic fantasy series, The Dark Tower, is being made into a major movie starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. Due in cinemas February 17, 2017 USA. In the fourth powerful novel in Stephen King's best-selling fantasy quest, The Dark Tower beckons Roland, the Last Gunslinger, and the four companions he has gathered along the road.
A call from a distraught wife, and another from Lt Murphy of the Chicago PD Special Investigation Unit makes Harry believe things are looking up, but they are about to get worse, much worse. Someone is harnessing immense supernatural forces to commit a series of grisly murders. Someone has violated the first law of magic: Thou Shalt Not Kill. Tracking that someone takes Harry into the dangerous underbelly of Chicago, from mobsters.
"A dull story"
Simon Lewis is having some trouble adjusting to his new life as a vampire, especially now that he hardly sees his best friend Clary, who is caught up in training to be a Shadowhunter - and spending time with her new boyfriend, Jace. Simon decides he needs a break and heads out of the city - only to discover that sinister events are following him. Realising that the war they thought they’d won might not yet be over, Simon has to call on his Shadowhunter friends to save the day - if they can put their own splintering relationships on hold long enough to rise to the challenge….
"two narrators interrupted the flow"
Sam Sharp has never been what people would call sociable. Affected profoundly by his father's death when Sam was very young, he developed into a solitary and self-sufficient person. When he finds himself transported to Gythe, a world that is completely different from his home, yet strangely familiar, he is forced to seek help. Sam's nature wars with his need to rely on the strangers he meets - a warrior, a scholar, a monk, and a telepathic creature - to help him find a way back to his own world.
Jane Yellowrock is a shape-shifting skinwalker...and the woman rogue vampires fear most. Jane walks softly and carries a big stake to keep the peace in New Orleans, all part of her job as official Enforcer to Leo Pellissier, Master of the City. But Leo's reign is being threatened by a visit from a delegation of ancient European vampires seeking to expand their dominions. And there's another danger to the city.
When the road forks, how do you know which path is the right one? Raven Black hunts evildoers for fun, but her vigilante justice isn't the only reason she's hiding from the law. Half vampire, half mage, she's spent years living as a rogue to stay alive. When a Russian shifter offers her a job in his covert organization hunting outlaws, dignity and a respectable career are finally within her grasp.
Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux knows she's the best - but she doesn't know if she's good enough for this job. Hired by the dangerously beautiful Archangel Raphael, a being so lethal that no mortal wants his attention, only one thing is clear - failure is not an option... even if the task she's been set is impossible. Because this time, it's not a wayward vamp she has to track. It's an archangel gone bad. The job will put Elena in the midst of a killing spree like no other, and pull her to the razor's edge of passion.
"Really enjoyed this"
The triumphant, gripping finale to Stephen King's magnificent, epic masterpiece. Stephen King's epic fantasy series, The Dark Tower, is being made into a major movie starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. Due in cinemas February 17, 2017 USA. The final volume sees gunslinger Roland on a roller-coaster mix of exhilarating triumph and aching loss in his unrelenting quest to reach the dark tower.
"Why would you do this? "
Werewolves, facing the threat of extinction, desperately seek their mates to bear young. Aurora, a human far removed from the supernatural world, is nearing her own end after being fatally injured in a car accident. Kai, an alpha werewolf, lurks in the nearby trees watching her bleed out. He chooses to save her the only way he knows how, by changing her. Aurora struggles with her past as a domestic abuse survivor and the new dominating and violent lifestyle of a werewolf.
"great start to the series"
Maybe it was the Shenanigans gift certificate that put her over the edge. When children's librarian and self-professed nice girl Jane Jameson is fired by her beastly boss and handed $25 in potato skins instead of a severance check, she goes on a bender that's sure to become Half Moon Hollow legend. On her way home, she's mistaken for a deer, shot, and left for dead.
Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden has had a rough couple of weeks. As the only openly practicing professional wizard in the Chicago area, he has squared off against a multitude of supernatural bad guys. Harry has won the day against demons, poltergeists, sorcerers, trolls, vampires, werewolves, and even an evil faerie godmother. You might think nothing could spook him. You would be wrong.
"Dresden files are amazing!!!"
'I didn't realize he was a werewolf at first. My nose isn't at its best when surrounded by axle grease and burnt oil....' Mercedes Thompson runs a garage in the Tri-Cities. She's a mechanic, and a damn good one, who spends her spare time karate training and tinkering with a VW bus that happens to belong to a vampire. Her next-door neighbour is an alpha werewolf - literally, the leader of the pack. And Mercy herself is a shapeshifter, sister to coyotes.
"My first Briggs book"
Conrad Blevins speaks with the dead. Or does he? Is Conrad a psychic for hire or a fraud preying on the recently bereaved? Jack Spirelli and his dragon side-kick Marin hunt for the truth, even as the pursuit endangers their lives.
"Going on" was hard work for Manon. She started mixing live performances for the rock band DD&PF. After setting up her recording studio, she started writing rock songs again. Traveling to a recording seminar, she met a film producer, Jacob. Yet the plague that harassed her continued. Can her original rock band, A Slip of the Cue, help her make it end?
Society is slowly rebuilding since the end of the Vampire Apocalypse. In an effort to prevent another takeover by the undead, the government has requested the aid of the Hunters. Their mission, help the military train to fight and kill the vampires. When the Pentagon discovers Chloe is a dhampir she is taken into custody. After Drew finds out she is being held for testing and observation, the Hunters once again rally together for yet another rescue to bring Chloe home.
When Renaissance man and adventurer Chase Baker is contracted by a young rare book dealer to uncover seven metal Bible codices or books which rival the Dead Sea Scrolls in biblical historical significance, he also discovers that the seventh book is sealed with a metal not found on this Earth. A metal so impenetrable it can only be broken by God or Satan. Whatever the case, the breaking of the seventh seal means one thing and one thing only: the end of the world as we know it.
Angelus Salvatore is the only necromancer in all of Boston, and his name is whispered warily by the undead and fellow sorcerers alike. He and his brother Isaac are the lone survivors of an attack by an army of the undead, in which Angel used a spell so powerful it forever marked his place in history. Now, years later, Angel struggles to balance his career as a teacher of the higher magical arts, his role as big brother, and a tenuous relationship with an Elder vampire from the local clan.
Protector of Light, Fiona Farrow, has just survived a near blood sacrifice, and now another of the Sacred Scrolls has been stolen. This time from the head of the Ancient Order of Vampires. But her target isn't just borderline invincible - he's incredibly alluring, too. Her investigation leads her to New York City, where she teams up with two other Protectors to hunt down the vampire faction. Soon, however, Fiona discovers she isn't the only one looking for the Scroll, and she needs to get to it first...before someone dangerous unlocks its magical powers.
Contains the full, unabridged Dragon Lore series, full of myth, magic, dragon shifters, and the Scottish Highlands: Highland Secrets, To Love a Highland Dragon, Dragon Maid, and Dragon's Dare.
Aurora Ares, owner of a bar that caters to paranormals, is content with her life. When children start to go missing in a small Midwest town, it looks like magic is to blame. With the paranormal world in political turmoil, it falls to Aurora to save the children. The problem is, she's a rogue vampire without the support of a coven. Logan Wayne, who deals with powerful artifacts of magic, might be the best person to help, but his priorities are questionable at best.
Betrayed, Alex awakens to find himself in greater danger than he has ever before experienced. His ability to turn into the Demon could prove to be mankind's greatest threat. Alex has to decide if he commands the Demon, or if the Demon rules him. Tormented by the past, Alex finds peace in a place he had never thought to look. Torn between duty and the danger that hounds his footsteps, Alex also finds a way to fill the void in his life: family.
Phineas Sealby is a deity beat reporter at the Atlanta Record. Gods walk the Earth, but not just religious ones. There are also gods of things that people do religiously. Phineas's reporting style puts him in a bad spot with his publisher, who is also his girlfriend's dad. If he has any hope of keeping his job and the love of his life, he must contact and interview the Lord of Lies himself: Satan.
Torn from her parents at a young age, Katherine is raised in a pack of werewolves like herself and brought into the ways of the Hounds of God, an army of werewolves that will bring justice to evildoers. But when their leader is killed and everything Katherine has believed is thrown on its head, she sets off with a small group of friends in search of a cure to what she now believes is a curse.
Thanks to a "magical transplant" from inter-dimensional enforcer Sebastian Kess, Hailey Parrish can transform into a hawk. When someone begins dismembering hikers along the Appalachian Trail, Sebastian, and Hailey's main squeeze Alex Sunderland, make use of her feathery talents to pursue the killer. Unfortunately, like most things in Hailey's life, there is nothing ordinary about the assignment.
Jack Spirelli, paranormal investigator, public debunker of paranormal frauds, and private fixer for the magic-using community has opened his doors. Jack's in a crunch. Since he went pseudo-public with Spirelli Paranormal Investigations, his business has sky-rocketed. Debunking the scum who prey on vulnerable targets makes up half his business now. And the rest of his time? Jack's on speed dial with the Texas Lycan Pack, the Inter-Pack Policing Cooperative gives him an occasional ring, and anything that goes bump in the night might just call him with a job.
Coming from a long line of witches who lost their souls to dark energy, Sarah is determined to change her fate. Turning her back on her birthright, she smothers her natural instincts with a boring job and quiet life.
The New York City-State wakes up and their world has been shaken to its core. The Enforcers have been scattered, but they aren't finished. This vampire is but a bump in their road to keeping the city-state in the hands of the CEOs. The Weres are involved. Some leave, some stay, and new alliances are made and an old one broken. However, in the end, it always comes back to heart and determination.
Taylor has been able to reunite all the different races. The witches, vampires, and werewolves will fight with all they have to keep the fey from taking over our world. Taylor holds onto Jesse and together they take on the impossible. When Taylor gets kidnapped and is taken into a secret portal world by The Ice Pack, her life will be changed forever. Doomed to live the rest of her existence there, she fights to get back home to Big Bear Lake, to be with the one she loves.
Hide your girlfriends, hide your daughters. Tad Dawson, confirmed bachelor and runway model, has come back to the Black Hills for his brother's wedding. Also known as Romeo for his love-them-and-leave-them attitude, Tad has a reputation to lose and a woman to win. However, he won't be able to do it on his own, since the woman he wants would rather assault him with nail guns, power saws and rocks. Not what he expected when he turned on the charm.
In a post-apocalyptic world the lone warrior Cassandra must use her supernatural gift, the ability to control life-force energy through sex, and all of her skills as a bounty hunter in an attempt to rescue the daughter of a handsome stranger from certain abuse and death at the hands of a raiding vampire cult and their enigmatic overlord.
Kara and her sisters share their great, great grandfather's gift that allows them to shape-shift into the Kodiak Bear. Living in Scranton; a city full of all sorts of the paranormal, they live comfortably with the family inheritance of several honey farms that once belonged to their grandfather. That is, until a danger that even has the local vamps on edge invades their peaceful little city and harms one of their own.