By Daniel Marks
Readers of Carrie Ryan and Richelle Mead will love this darkish revenge fantasy.
Velveteen Monroes is lifeless. At 16, she used to be abducted and murdered by means of a madman named Bonesaw. yet that is not the problem.
the matter is she landed within the urban of the lifeless. And whereas it is not a fiery inferno, it really is definitely no heaven both. it is grey, ashen, and crumbling an increasing number of via the day, and everybody has a role to do. which does not go away Velveteen a lot time to do something approximately what’s relatively on her mind.
Velveteen aches to bring the bloody punishment he merits. And she's found out simply easy methods to do it. She'll hang-out him for the remainder of his days.
it will likely be brutal...and awesome.
yet crossing the divide among the residing and the useless has devastating results. Velveteen’s obsessive haunting may possibly truly crack the basis of her new global, let alone jeopardize her very soul. A possibility she’s prepared to take—except destiny has simply given her cause to stay round: an unreasonably scorching and entirely off-limits coworker.
Velveteen can’t support herself by way of breaking ideas . . . or getting revenge. and she or he simply could be indignant adequate to take everybody down with her.
"Dark, demented, and edgy, with simply the correct amount of humor and romance combined in--Daniel Marks has written the afterlife like you could have by no means noticeable it before."-Richelle Mead, New York Times bestselling writer of the Vampire Academy series
"Velveteen has all of it: a ghost hell-bent on revenge, a wickedly sizzling lifeless boy, and an underworld revolution--I could not get enough!"-Kimberly Derting, writer of the physique Finder sequence and The Pledge
By Anne Rice
When Reuben Golding, a tender reporter on project, arrives at a secluded mansion on a bluff excessive above the Pacific, it’s on the behest of the home’s enigmatic woman proprietor. She quick seduces him, yet their idyllic evening is shattered by means of violence whilst the fellow is inexplicably attacked—bitten—by a beast he can't see within the rural darkness. it is going to set in movement a terrifying but seductive transformation that may propel Reuben right into a mysterious new global and lift profound questions. Why has he been given the wolf present? what's its precise nature--good or evil? And are there others available in the market like him?
By Rick Hautala
Claire McMullen is simply a typical lady -- till you examine her lengthy, attractive bright-red hair. She has a role she hates, a roommate she tolerates, and he or she spends her weekend nights bar-hopping, trying to find her "Mr. Right." One chilly, wet evening she meets Samael -- tall, darkish, good-looking and wealthy -- and a romance blossoms. Claire thinks she can have stumbled on her soulmate -- till Samael informs Claire that he is really a demon.
Can Claire belief a demon's claims of actual love-or is he simply plotting after her immortal soul? Can a demon even think real love, and if so...
What are the results of this kind of love for either Hell and Heaven?
By Richard Smoley
This gem-like, concise anthology presents considerate individuals with either an advent to the magical and a cause to take a clean examine it.
Nostradamus...channeling...Atlantis...divination. so much severe humans examine such themes nonsense. yet glance back. Writing with highbrow verve and a deeply serious brain, non secular philosopher Richard Smoley explores and reconsiders the supernatural in background and today.
We are frequently conditioned to consider the Judeo-Christian culture because the purely legitimate, traditionally exact, and rational non secular philosophy. Occultism, magic, and the esoteric are, in contrast, thought of illegitimate, delusional, and missing in intrinsic worthy. Supernatural challenges this prejudice, revealing that Western occult traditions are richer and extra traditionally impactful than so much people think. The ebook unearths hidden diamonds and overlooked principles that represent the paranormal culture within the West.
For any reader, at any point of expertise, who has ever been desirous about an arcane topic – from psychical powers to mystery societies – here's a ebook that provides a whole but specific, severe, but critical, and continually respectful account of themes from the unseen international. Supernatural is a superb primer to the occult and magical traditions of the West.
Praise for RICHARD SMOLEY
“I have a status rule: I learn whatever Richard Smoley writes.” —Larry Dossey, M.D.
“Smoley . . . is adept at unknotting the paradoxes of non secular traditions and making new connections throughout centuries and languages.” —Library Journal
“He is likely one of the liveliest, so much intrepid, and such a lot talented explorers of the religious panorama writing today.”
—Ptolemy Tompkins, writer of Paradise Fever
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Set in Calcutta within the Thirties, The nighttime Palace starts on a gloomy evening while an English lieutenant fights to save lots of child twins Ben and Sheere from an unthinkable risk. regardless of monsoon-force rains and poor chance lurking round each highway nook, the younger lieutenant manages to get them to safeguard, yet no longer with out wasting his personal existence. . . .
Years later, at the eve of Ben and Sheere's 16th birthday, the mysterious chance reenters their lives. This time, it can be very unlikely to flee. With the aid of their courageous acquaintances, the twins should take a stand opposed to the phobia that watches them within the shadows of the night--and face the main scary creature within the historical past of town of Palaces.
By J.R. Ward
Payne, dual sister of the Black Dagger Brother Vishous, suffers a devastating damage, and fabulous human health care professional Manuel Manello is referred to as in to save lots of her. Their charm is speedy, and as robust as it really is harmful. yet as human and vampire worlds collide, a centuries- outdated rating catches up with Payne and places either her love and her existence in jeopardy.
By Mary Beth Crain
In lots of time for the vacations, here's a collecting of thirty stories of ghosts, hauntings, and different paranormal happenings alleged to have taken position on or round Christmas, or which are another way regarding this vacation. by means of a long-time believer within the paranormal who within the advent tells the tale of her personal Christmas ghost, Haunted Christmas
includes tales such as:
HAUNTED BETHLEHEM―Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is legendary for haunted locales corresponding to the inn Bethlehem, the 1st apartment inbuilt town, in 1741. There, visitors have come to anticipate visits from numerous spirits. Predictably, issues warmth up at Christmas―after all, this is often Bethlehem.
THE dying trainer OF CHRISTMAS―One Christmas Eve in eire decades in the past, younger Nora Mahoney was once arriving from the toilets whilst an invisible anything without notice rushed earlier her with the sound of grinding wheels and thundering horses’ hooves. Had Nora encountered the “death trainer” of Irish legend?
By Libba Bray
Gemma Doyle is asking ahead to a vacation from Spence Academy—spending time together with her neighbors within the urban, attending balls in fancy robes with plunging necklines, and dallying with the good-looking Lord Denby. but amid those distractions, her visions intensify—visions of 3 ladies wearing white, to whom whatever terrible has occurred that purely the geographical regions can explain.
The trap is powerful, and shortly Gemma, Felicity, and Ann are turning plant life into butterflies within the enchanted global that Gemma takes them to. To the ladies' nice pleasure, their loved Pippa is there besides, desirous to entire their circle of friendship.
But all isn't really good within the realms—or out. Kartik is again, desperately insisting to Gemma that she needs to bind the magic, lest immense catastrophe befall her. Gemma is prepared to conform, for this could convey her face-to-face along with her past due mother's maximum pal, now Gemma's foe—Circe. until eventually Circe is destroyed, Gemma can't dwell out her future. yet discovering Circe proves a such a lot perilous activity. . . .
This luxurious spouse to A nice and bad attractiveness teems with Victorian thrills and chills that play out opposed to the wealthy backdrop of 1895 London, a spot of shadows and lightweight . . . the place inside of nice good looks can lie a insurgent angel.
By Anne Rice
In this enthralling new novel, Anne Rice demonstrates once more her present for spellbinding storytelling and the construction of fantasy and magic, as she weaves jointly of her such a lot compelling worlds? these of the Vampire Chronicles and the Mayfair witches.
By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
On the age of 4, Bryn watched a rogue werewolf brutally homicide her mom and dad. by myself on the planet, she was once rescued and brought in by way of the mysterious Callum, the alpha of his werewolf pack. Now fifteen, Bryn’s been raised as a human between werewolves, adhering to pack rule (mostly). Little fazes her.
But the pack’s been holding a mystery, and whilst Bryn is going exploring opposed to Callum’s direct orders, she unearths Chase, a newly grew to become teenager have been locked in a cage. Terrifying thoughts of the assault on her mum and dad come flooding again. Bryn wishes solutions, and she or he wishes Chase to get them. unexpectedly, all allegiances to the pack now not matter. It’s Bryn and Chase opposed to the werewolf international, regardless of the consequences.
An interesting new paranormal event, with a heroine that opponents Buffy, Raised via Wolves will depart you howling for more.