Joanna has never been so nervous at a formal dinner in her life. It’s not the pressure of maintaining perfect etiquette that’s bothering her. It’s that she wasn’t aware the Marquess of Ayle would be attending. It has been almost a year since they were parted, entirely against their own wishes. Their families have been in a bitter quarrel ever since his brother broke off an engagement with her sister, forever ruining her in society.
The thengati hunt and eat humans. They’ve done so for hundreds of years. Savage brutes, powerfully muscled and warlike, they rule the dark places of the land. But the survivors have been learning and adapting. Uniting the scattered human clans, they’ve become stronger, more cunning. The people of Claremont have risen to their feet, screaming defiance at their tormentors. Using hard-earned strategy and superior weaponcraft, King Brenard of the noble Mont-Callahie bloodline has begun turning the tide.
Courtney Morgan is a female knuckle-ball pitcher trying to break into professional baseball. Parker Westfall is an aging slugger with one last chance at the ultimate carrot—a spot on a major-league roster. She’s gorgeous, and he’s having the season of his life. Together, they’ll try to change a losing team’s fortunes on their way to the big show. But when tragedy strikes, will their dreams still matter?
The characters you thought you knew. Marguerite White is thrust into the wider realm when Wolves attack the city of Zhan’ding, and Saledii Red, last heir to the House of Red is killed.
Forces, both familiar and foreign dabble with hidden strings. They pull at the delicate threads of an unstable peace, not only between Ashok Orai and Zhan'ding, but also the scattered Wolves, who seek rebuild their once glorious empire.
A thrill ride through time that will make you hold your breath. Sitting by the campfire, Brandy admitted a secret to her friends. She swore she saw a ghost when exiting a cave earlier that day. Was she seeing things? Did they believe her? The next day, breaking a cardinal rule, she snuck back to the cave alone. No one knew where she was. What if she fell or was trapped? There would be no rescue.
Goddess of Battle is a tale of two young women living on opposite sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- one an immigrant from the U.S. and a soldier, the other a Palestinian student and wife. The violence impacts on both their lives but when they meet, they see a potential for friendship that bridges that divide of hatred and forge a relationship they hope might help change the world. It is a story that highlights the possibility of resolving bloodshed from the grassroots, and mirrors a small but growing reality that many don't know exists.
5-star editorial reviews! In Life in the Hollywood Lane, Trish, a 40-year-old actor, travels the journey of grief with dedication if not always grace, knows the ins and outs of how "the industry" works, follows her dreams, and finds that crazy life might not be as bad as she'd convinced herself it was. While this is a book about a woman whose best friend commits suicide, it's funny, quirky, wise, and inspirational--not a downer.
5 Dark Mermaid tales brimming with forbidden romances, curious underwater worlds, and kick-ass revenge seeking sirens. Get lost in Alexia Purdy’s imaginative world of legends where in the depths of the ocean, an ancient creature awakens with a horrendous appetite and begins to hunt in Bloodtides and Slipstreams. Seek vengeance against ancient Grecian Gods in Jessica Ozment’s account of how one siren risks it all to break an unsightly curse Poseidon casts upon her, forcing her to dredge her land-loving soulmate from one side of the sea to the other ...
'blank tapes' returns with 17 new weird and dangerous tales. This is not a typical collection of stories. If you feel discomfort, uneasiness, a sense of disassociation and mild paranoia after reading these stories the publisher cannot be held responsible. 'blank tapes' is a challenging and daring mix of poetry, experimental fiction and short stories with dark themes. It is not for the faint of heart, weak of bladder and narrow of mind.
Meet Adam Svenson – a young man who has just been sentenced to prison. Through his reminiscences we learn that his love for the oceans has taken him from life as a rookie deckhand on a fishing trawler to crew member on an ominous black whale-chaser; trapping elusive pods of orcas in the waters off Washington state. A parallel tale of two young orcas, Persia and Tristesse, follows their journey from capture to a life in captivity at a California marine park venture called Waterworld.
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