Runes (A Runes Novel)

Runes (A Runes Novel)

Ednah Walters

Romance / Contemporary / Young Adult

Raine Cooper does not believe in magic or the supernatural, until her new neighbor, Torin, uses weird markings to heal her and she starts to see things others don't see and feel things she's never felt before. Worse, he seems to know something about her Dad There’s only one solution, she must find out what he is and why he can’t leave her alone because everything about him says he’s not human.Seventeen-year-old Raine Cooper has enough on her plate dealing with her father’s disappearance, her mother’s erratic behavior and the possibility of her boyfriend relocating. The last thing she needs is Torin St. James—a mysterious new neighbor with a wicked smile and uncanny way of reading her. Raine is drawn to Torin’s dark sexiness against her better judgment, until he saves her life with weird marks and she realizes he is different. But by healing her, Torin changes something inside Raine. Now she can’t stop thinking about him. Half the time, she’s not sure whether to fall into his arms or run.Scared, she sets out to find out what Torin is. But the closer she gets to the truth the more she uncovers something sinister about him. What Torin is goes back to an ancient mythology and Raine is somehow part of it. Not only is she and her friends in danger, she must choose a side, but the wrong choice will cost Raine her life
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The Charmer

The Charmer

CJ Archer

Fantasy / History / Romance

Orlando Holt has never assassinated a woman before. The lovely, feisty Lady Lynden will be his first. She's supposed to be a vicious murderess, but when Orlando begins to have doubts, he sets out to discover the identity of the person who hired him. What he learns will turn his world upside down, and propel him headlong into love with a woman who's immune to his charms.Handsome. Charming. Devastating.He was the last man she needed, but the only one she wanted.Orlando Holt has never assassinated a woman before. The lovely, feisty Lady Lynden will be his first. She's supposed to be a vicious murderess, but when Orlando begins to have doubts, he sets out to discover the identity of the person who hired him. What he learns will turn his world upside down, and propel him headlong into love with a woman who's immune to his charms.Twice widowed by the age of twenty-four, Lady Susanna Lynden has had enough of charming men. Her last husband knew all the right things to say to get her to the marriage bed…then made her life miserable. Money may be scarce and her house falling down around her, but the exotic fruit from her orange trees will keep poverty away. Except someone is thwarting her at every turn. Someone who may even want her dead.The Charmer is the first novel in the Assassins Guild series. The books in this series do not need to be read in order, but it will enhance your reading experience if they are. If you love historical romance novels with heart and soul set outside the Regency era, then C.J. Archer's assassins are for you. The books in the Assassins Guild series are:#1 The Charmer#2 The Rebel#3 The Saint#4 The SinnerNOTE: This ebook is included in a 4-book bundle with the others in the series. You can purchase the "boxed set" of the Assassins Guild at a cheaper price than buying the ebooks individually.A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR:We all know a charming man, right? The one who's too handsome for his own good. The one who needs to be brought down a peg or two. I've always wanted to see how these guys handle meeting that one woman who doesn't succumb to their charms. That's why I wrote Orlando, the hero in THE CHARMER. He can have any woman he wants - until he meets Susanna. Pairing these two characters was so much fun, and I hope you'll enjoy their story as much as I enjoyed writing it.~CJ
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The Golden Hall

The Golden Hall

Gary Mark Lee

Unfinished

A small collection of short adventure/fantasy poems that I hope you will enjoy.1. The Halls of Valhalla2. Raven’s Wing3. Mermaids Realm4. Heaven’s Gate5. Lover’s Dream6. Demon’s Jest7. Atlantis8. Bitter Sweet9. A Warriors Dream10. Time and Space11. EndlessA short collection of fantasy and adventure poems covering a wide range of emotions, war, love and loss, and yearning for places long lost or imaginary, easy to read and I hope very enjoyable.
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Love Story: In The Cloud

Love Story: In The Cloud

Ken Renshaw

Ken Renshaw

THIS NOVEL IS A ROMANTIC AND SCIENTIFIC ADVENTUREAnyone who has a cell phone or PC has heard about the computing cloud where everything is stored. In this story it is revealed there is also a psychic cloud that connects us all.Dave, a scientific attorney, and Tina a school teacher, interested in metaphysical ideas, and how they develop their relationship through the exploration of ESP.Anyone who has a cell phone or PC has heard about the Love Story: In The Cloud, is a Sci-fi, legal thriller filled with romance, adventure and paranormal experiences. Anyone who has a cell phone or PC has heard about the computing cloud where everything is stored. In this story Ken Renshaw reveals there is also a psychic cloud that connects us all. The psychic cloud is the science part of this sic-fi thriller. This in not a Harlequin-type love story. It about Dave, a logic-oriented attorney, and Tina, a metaphysically-oriented woman, who explore channeling, past lives, and ESP as their differences dissolve and they fall in love.The story is about the paranormal. Dave and Tina meet aliens, trance channels, past-life therapists, and discover their ESP love connection that transcends space and time.This is a legal thriller. Dave puts ESP on trial in a thrilling trial involving a psychic spy. A terrorist plots to murder Dave during the trial.It’s also an adventure story about Dave piloting a sailplane. He takes Tina on a romantic flight above the clouds. Later, he soars across the Mojave Desert and into the Sierras in a thrilling flight. The novel practically vibrates with the relentless activity of all these interconnected plot-threads moving to a highly satisfactory end.
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Before The Aftermath

Before The Aftermath

Roze

Young Adult / Fiction / Romance

Mosaic Two. This collection- of radical poetry, gripping vignettes, enlightening articles, enchanting essays, powerful manifestos, and bizarre short stories- is designed to provide grim entertainment either at a glance or all night long. These are the literary works of Zero Roze; incomparable, unmatched, inimitable, unrivaled- peerless and perfect. Perspectives in high definition.Three hearts beat as one, for one.Six years after losing their wife, the McLendon brothers are focused on running their family ranch, Falcon Ridge, and raising their rambunctious twin boys. They’ve never believed they could find another woman with which to share their hearts and family.When Matt and his twin, Mason, meet their sons’ classy new teacher, hope and love aren’t the only things that spring back to life. Matt is convinced she was Heaven sent to heal their family. Mason hopes he’s right, but knows they have a bigger problem than convincing Claira to take a chance on their unconventional family; a much bigger, surly, older brother kind of problem. After their wife died, Grey McLendon planned to live the rest of his life comfortably numb from the neck down, even if it killed him...and it just might if he can’t reconcile his guilt and desire for Claira before her treacherous past catches up with her.The McLendon Family Saga Reading OrderThe Heart of Falcon RidgeA McLendon ChristmasRock Star Cowboys (Pre-Order January 2016)Rock Star Honeymoon (January 2016)Author Note: Absolutely no action between brothers because that would just be awkward. Previously published as Second Chances and remastered for The McLendon Family Saga series.
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Shifting Moonlight - the prequel

Shifting Moonlight - the prequel

Ahmari Das

Ahmari Das

New updated version-2-8-14.Meet Sasha, a short and sassy female wolf shifter. She's on her way to the intercontinental pack meeting, where pack business is handled once a year. All the single wolves will be there in search of their mates, but She's not sure she wants a mate.Meet JT, a quiet, serious soon to be alpha. With all the responsibility soon to be hIs is now the best time to find a mate?Edited by Nona Garrand and Cover art by Angela Gonyea. Shifting Moonlight book one of the shifter series due out June 2014.New updated version-2-2-14.Meet Sasha, a short and sassy female wolf shifter. She's on her way to the intercontinental pack meeting, where pack business is handled once a year. All the single wolves will be there in search of their mates, but She's not sure she wants a mate.Meet JT, a quiet, serious soon to be alpha. With all the responsibility soon to be hIs is now the best time to find a mate? This updated version has pictures and the true story of Sasha and IT. Two of the author's dogs.
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Found

Found

Kimberly Odum Wells

Kimberly Odum Wells

Wila wakes on her sixteenth birthday excited about getting her driver's license and hopes of a new/used car. The surprise her mother drops is bigger than a new car. Celestial guardians of the world and its universe, a guardian angel cast from heaven and an unbroken oath that turns into true love. Wila's life becomes the adventure that she's been looking forEdited by Nona Garrand and Cover art by Angela Gonyea. Shifting Moonlight book one of the shifter series due out June 2014.New updated version-2-2-14.Meet Sasha, a short and sassy female wolf shifter. She's on her way to the intercontinental pack meeting, where pack business is handled once a year. All the single wolves will be there in search of their mates, but She's not sure she wants a mate.Meet JT, a quiet, serious soon to be alpha. With all the responsibility soon to be hIs is now the best time to find a mate? This updated version has pictures and the true story of Sasha and IT. Two of the author's dogs.
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Starstruck

Starstruck

Brenda Hiatt

Romance / Young Adult / Science Fiction

An orphaned astronomy geek dreams of escaping her tiny town and becoming somebody and then the hot new quarterback befriends her. But strange things happen: her acne clears up, her eyesight improves, and when they touch, sparks fly—literally! Soon she discovers secrets that change her humdrum life forever and expose her to deadly perils. The middle of nowhere just got a lot more interesting!Nerdy astronomy geek Marsha, M to her few friends, has never been anybody special. Orphaned as an infant and reluctantly raised by an overly-strict “aunt,” she’s not even sure who she is. M’s dream of someday escaping tiny Jewel, Indiana and making her mark in the world seems impossibly distant until hot new quarterback Rigel inexplicably befriends her. As Rigel turns his back on fawning cheerleaders to spend time with M, strange things start to happen: her acne clears up, her eyesight improves to the point she can ditch her thick glasses, and when they touch, sparks fly—literally! When M digs for a reason, she discovers deep secrets that will change her formerly humdrum life forever . . . and expose her to perils she never dreamed of. Yes, the middle of nowhere just got a lot more interesting!
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Vanessa

Vanessa

David Howells

Fiction / Short Stories

A mentally fractured powerful spirit of a Georgian plantation holds in thrall the men and mounts of a Civil War foraging party to daily avenge the death of her husband and children by putting the enemy spirits through Hell. Ryan Fitzgalen, ancient and clairvoyant thanks to a WWII experiment using electromagnetism and his ghost wife must call in their descendents to battle undying hatred.A mentally fractured and hideously powerful spirit of a Georgian plantation and slave owner hold in thrall the men and mounts of a Civil War foraging party. She is avenging the death of her husband and children by putting the enemy spirits through a daily ritual of Hell. Ryan Fitzgalen was rendered spiritually clairvoyant and caused to be the world’s oldest man by a WW II experiment using electromagnetic power for naval stealth technology. He and the spirit of his deceased wife, Vanessa, are no match for Mad Annie, and so must call in his distant descendents to even the playing field. Even then, one of the Fitzgalen Family must fall.
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Many Waters

Many Waters

William Woodall

Young Adult / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Religion & Spirituality

Cody McGrath is a young cowboy with big dreams and some serious enemies. Lisa Stone is a small-town waitress with problems of her own. But when an ominous prophetic dream brings them together, they soon find that love can blossom even under the most unlikely of circumstances. An inspirational and very thought-provoking Christian love story with a fantasy twist.Life is short in the old village where Muira, a young girl blossoming into womanhood, has spent all her days, but her life is about to begin when she begins her new position as servant to Castle Campbell. The old laird and the old castle are cold compared to her home with her mother and brother, but the innocent girl will learn the pleasures of womanhood when she stumbles on a dark secret. The secret consumes her and leaves her breathless for more of what she knows is sinful, but nobody told her sin would feel so good.The Highland Moon series is an episodic serial with cliffhangers and sensual fun.
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Curse of Genius

Curse of Genius

Taylor White

Fantasy / Paranormal

Dori Woodsen is a shy, kind-hearted, polite sixteen-year-old who has a secret...she's a genius, wanting only to live a normal life. But her life is far from normal. Fearing separation from her best friend Becca, Dori vows since childhood to keep her intelligence hidden from the world--and somehow she succeeds. But things become complicated as she begins her junior year of high school.*** Revised version ***Dori Woodsen is a shy, kind-hearted, polite sixteen-year-old who has a secret...she's a genius, wanting only to live a normal life. But her life is far from normal. Fearing separation from her best friend Becca, Dori vows since childhood to keep her intelligence hidden from the world--and somehow she succeeds. But things become complicated as she begins her junior year of high school. When certain events--including a blossoming romance with the captain of her school's basketball team--cause Dori to finally reveal her genius, things quickly take a turn for the worse between her and Becca. A much darker turn than either of them could have imagined.Realizing there's no way to reverse the situation, panic begins to set in, and Dori is eventually forced to decide between doing what's right, and doing what's best for the one friendship she's ever truly cherished.Follow Dori on her journey of fear, courage, friendship, and first love as things come to a boil in an emotional twist ending in 'Curse of Genius.'
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Piper LeVine, A Gypsy's Truth

Piper LeVine, A Gypsy's Truth

Eris Kelli

Romance / Paranormal, Fantasy, New Adult / Contemporary, Suspense

When a stranger arrives in the night and throws her identity into question, Piper LeVine is forced to uncover secrets of her true origin. Treacherous demons from a past she never knew she had, are coming for her. Only the Gypsies know how to deal with the monsters of myth.She will discover her destiny, love, what she is made of, and the family that determines her fate."I was enthralled with this story from the very first paragraph." - Author Melody AnnePiper LeVine is the daughter of wealthy Senator, Harold and Katrine or so she thought. When a stranger arrives in the night and throws her identity into question, Piper is forced to uncover secrets of her true origin. The treacherous demons from a past she never knew she had, are coming for her. Only the Gypsies know how to deal with the monsters of myth, but can she trust them?Nicholas proves less than truthful from the get-go but who else can she hold onto amongst a sea of mystic if not hostile strangers? He is dangerous, captivating, and the only one who she knows will stand toe to toe with the creatures of the dark that seek her. But what will it cost and is it a price she can afford to pay? In search for the truth, Piper will find more than her identity. She will discover her destiny, what she is made of, and the family that determines her fate.
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Shoot the Humans First

Shoot the Humans First

Becky Black

Romance / Gay & Lesbian / Science Fiction & Fantasy

On Earth, everyone is a soldier. Like all humans Jadeth was trained from birth to kill. Humans are the best soldiers in the galaxy and they fight for whoever pays the most. With no family, no country, no tribe, their lives and their loyalty belong to High Command. But when Jadeth meets Ilyan, a man they call The Prophet, he learns he’s been lied to all his life.Brilliant intelligence analyst, Ilyan, is certain humanity and Earth itself is in imminent danger. High Command refuses to believe it, forcing Ilyan to go on the run, desperate to spread the truth. If he can’t make High Command believe in the threat, then he will take his message to the soldiers on the ground.Infantryman Jadeth is one of those soldiers. He doesn’t know if it’s accident or fate that has brought him to Ilyan, but he knows he has only one mission now. He must protect Ilyan and his small band of followers as they travel through hostile territory, spreading the truth. High Command has betrayed humanity, and Jadeth has nothing left to believe in—except The Prophet. Ilyan is determined to reach Earth’s mercenary army, scattered across the galaxy fighting other people’s wars. His new guardian Jadeth must keep him safe from agents of High Command determined to silence him. If Jadeth fails he will have nothing left. If that happens Earth will learn how far a man can go when everything he believed in is lost.
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Heart's Ransom

Heart's Ransom

Sara Reinke

Romance / Paranormal / Horror

When Rafe Serrano Beltran finally has the chance for revenge against John Ransom, the legendary "Hawk of the High Seas," he seizes it, agreeing to kidnap Ransom's only daughter. How could he have known she was blind? Or beautiful? Or clever enough to find the pair of manacles hidden in his stateroom, the pair without a key? Or that once accidentally chained to her side, he might not want to leave?"Wounded souls, passionate romance and swashbuckling adventure combine to make a remarkable love story."-- Kelley Hartsell, CK's Kwips and KritiquesWhen Kitty Ransom, daughter one of the most celebrated captains in the English Royal Navy, is abducted by pirates, she finds herself an unwitting pawn in a seafaring game of cat-and-mouse.When Rafe Serrano Beltran finally has the chance to seek revenge against John Ransom, the legendary "Hawk of the High Seas," he seizes it. A physician by trade, and unwilling pirate by honor bound, he agrees to kidnap Ransom's only daughter. How could he have known she was blind? Or beautiful? Or clever enough to find the pair of manacles hidden in his shipboard stateroom -- the pair without a key? Or that once inadvertently chained to her side, he might not want to leave?
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The Novelty Maker

The Novelty Maker

Sasha L. Miller

Gay and Lesbian / Fantasy / Romance

As often as he can possibly manage, Cole slips away from the parties and teas inflicted upon him by his mother to visit Harlowe, the brilliant, mercurial novelty maker he met several months ago when commissioning a piece for his mother. Overwhelmed with work, and preferring to avoid people, Harlowe is not an easy person to know, and Cole values too much their hard-won friendship to ever risk it.As often as he can possibly manage, Cole slips away from the parties and teas inflicted upon him by his mother to visit Harlowe, the brilliant, mercurial novelty maker he met several months ago when commissioning a piece for his mother. Overwhelmed with work, and preferring to avoid people, Harlowe is not an easy person to know, and Cole values too much their hard-won friendship to ever risk it by telling Harlowe of his true feelings. Then Harlowe begins to receive letters from a secret admirer …
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