Nov. 27-28 - All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving.
New Arrivals - Paranormal Fiction
A year after vanishing from a party, screaming and drenched in blood, seventeen-year-old Annaliese Rose Gordon appears hundreds of miles from home with no memory, but a haunting certainty that she is actually another girl trapped in Annaliese's body.
In Portland, Oregon, in 1900, seventeen-year-old Olivia Mead, a suffragist, is hypnotized by the intriguing young Henri Reverie, who is paid by her father to make her more docile and womanly but who, instead, gives her the ability to see people's true natures, while she secretly continues fighting for women's rights. Includes timeline and historical photographs.
After her longtime vampire lover betrays her, Sookie has her hands full dealing with undead and paranormal creatures, the new man in her life, and the upcoming vampire summit.
Inheriting an eerie estate in the Virginia woods, a skeptical man wonders about his family member's suicide and realizes that the house harbors both ghosts and terrible secrets, in a story told through journal entries, scrawled notes, and security footage.
After traveling through time, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies while involved in the search for Ashmole 782 and its missing pages.
"When Hell unleashes its worst, Violet must embrace every facet of her angel self to save the people she cares about and the world as she knows it. But death is not the worst thing that Violet will face. For her, the endless question 'Can love conquer all?' will finally be answered"-- Provided by publisher.
A tale spanning periods from the ancient to the modern world reunites fans with beloved characters, from Louis de Pointe Lac and the eternally young Armand to David Talbot and Marius, who hear a mysterious voice urging ancients to destroy increasing populations of maverick vampires.
When telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse investigates the body of a woman discovered in vampire Eric Northman's yard, she has no idea the murderer is an enemy out to get her.
When trouble starts brewing at the family perfumery, and the unique flowers used in the perfume start dying, Lucia, the youngest daughter who left years ago to make her own way?and who has begun showing signs of her own special abilities? returns home to save the company.
While protecting the Master of New Orleans from a greedy delegation of European vampires, Jane Yellowrock must find and destroy a brutal creature stalking the streets of New Orleans, leaving a trail of blood and carnage in its wake.
When seventeen-year-old Dawn Montgomery, daughter of the slain delegates to ruling vampire Lord Valentine, becomes the new delegate she finds herself falling in love with Valentine's kindhearted son, and risks her life when she is drawn into their dangerous political game.
Skylar Reid is shaken when Sasha, the little girl she babysits, is kidnapped. Scared that the weird dreams she's been having about Sasha are real--and even more afraid that Sasha is already dead. When a mysterious girl with extreme butt-kicking abilities roars into town on a motorcycle and, well, stalks Skylar, things get even weirder. Supergirl Dana tells Sky that she also has abilities--that a hormone in their blood makes them stronger, faster, smarter. A hormone that the makers of a new drug called Destiny will murder to get their hands on. Dana and Milo, her dangerously hot yet oh-so-forbidden partner in crime, want Sky to join them in their mission--to mold Sky into the ultimate weapon. She can sense there's something about her abilities they're not telling her. But the only way to save Sasha and stop other girls from being taken is to embrace the weird... and fight Destiny.
El juicio final está en camino, y Sookie tiene una habilidad especial para situarse en medio de los problemas; en particualr cuando es testigo del ataque con bombas incendiarias al Merlotte's, el bar donde trabaja. Dado que Sam Merlotte es conocido por su doble naturaleza, las sospechas inmediatamente recaen sobre los cambiantes de la zona. Sookie tiene otra opinión, pero antes de que pueda investigar surge algo aún más peligroso. El amante de Sookie, Eric Northman, y su niña Pamela están tramando algo en secreto. Sea lo que sea, parecen decididos a mantener a Sookie al margen. Pero Sookie está igual de decidida a descubrir qué está ocurriendo. No puede permanecer de brazos cruzados cuando tanto su trabajo como su vida amorosa están amenazados. Sin embargo, cuanto más progresa en sus investigaciones, más consciente es de que la situación es más mortal de lo que nunca hubiera podido imaginar. -- p  of cover.
A collection of all-new and previously published short stories featuring Mercy Thompson.
Twelve-year-old Jackson Opus is descended from two powerful hypnotist bloodlines, but he has just begun to realize that he can control other peoples' actions with sometimes frightening results--especially when the head of the Sentia Institute plans to use Jackson for his own benefit.
After escaping imprisonment by the totalitarian regime known as the New Order, siblings Wisty and Whit Allgood, who possess magical powers, establish themselves as leaders of the Resistance, a hidden community of teenagers like themselves, hunted by the state and determined to defy its ban on the arts, magic, and all other forms of creativity.
"In a small New England town over half a century ago, a boy is playing with his new toy soldiers in the dirt in front of his house when a shadow falls over him. He looks up to see a striking man, the new minister, Jamie learns later, who with his beautiful wife, will transform the church and the town. The men and boys are a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls, with the Reverend Jacobs--including Jamie's sisters and mother. Then tragedy strikes, and this charismatic preacher curses God, and is banished from the shocked town. Jamie has demons of his own. Wed to his guitar from age 13, he plays in bands across the country, running from his own family tragedies, losing one job after another when his addictions get the better of him. Decades later, sober and living a decent life, he and Reverend Charles Jacobs meet again in a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and the many terrifying meanings of Revival are revealed"--Provided by publisher.
"Una guerra de hadas ha dejado a la comunidad sobrenatural de Bon Temps, Louisiana, sumida en el caos y a la camarera Sookie Stackhouse, agotada mental y físicamente. Y la paz y la calma que espera tan desesperadamente parecen todavía difíciles de conseguir... Incluso con la sangre de dos vampiros corriendo por sus venas, Sookie está teniendo problemas para curarse de la terrible tortura que tuvo que soportar de manos de los enemigos de su bisabuelo. Aunque peores son las heridas emocionales, en particular la pérdida de su hada madrina personal y la cercanía de la muerte de su primer amor. Sookie está herida y furiosa. Su único aliciente en la vida, además del hecho de estar viva, después de todo, es el amor que cree sentir por Eric el vampiro, que está bajo la constante vigilancia del nuevo rey vampiro, precisamente por su relación"--From publisher description.
Possessing half-demon, half-gargoyle powers that render her deadly to anyone with a soul, seventeen-year-old Layla works as a protector of humanity and struggles to fit in before meeting an alluring demon who tempts her to engage in a traitorous act.
Tom Ward is the spook, the one person who can defend the county from bloodthirsty creatures of the dark. But he's only seventeen, and his apprenticeship was cut short when his master died in battle. No one trusts Tom's skill, not till he's proven himself. And a fifteen-year-old girl named Jenny knows more about the three mysterious deaths in the county than Tom does. She is a seventh daughter of a seventh daughter, and she wants to be Tom's first apprentice--even though a female spook is unheard of. Together, Tom and Jenny will uncover the grave danger heading straight toward the county, and they'll team up with a witch assassin to confront it.
"A girl with the power to search alternate futures lives out six weeks of two different lives in alternating chapters. Both futures hold the potential for love and loss, and ultimately she is forced to choose which fate she is willing to live thorugh"-- Provided by publisher.
"The Pemkowet Visitors Bureau has always promoted paranormal tourism--even if it has downplayed the risks (hobgoblins are unpredictable). It helps that the town is presided over by Daisy Johanssen, who as Hel's liaison is authorized by the Norse goddess of the dead to keep Pemkowet under control. Normally, that's easier to do in the winter, when bracing temperatures keep folks indoors. But a new predator is on the prowl, and this one thrives on nightmares. Daisy is on her trail and working intimately with her partner and sometime lover from the Pemkowet PD, sexy yet unavailable werewolf Cody Fairfax. But even as the creature is racking up innocent victims, a greater danger looms on Pewkowet's horizon. As a result of a recent ghost uprising, an unknown adversary--represented by a hell-spawn lawyer with fiery powers of persuasion--has instigated a lawsuit against the town. If Pemkowet loses, Hel's sovereignty will be jeopardized, and the fate of the eldritch community will be at stake. The only one who can prevent it is Daisy--but she's going to have to confront her own worst nightmare to do it"--Provided by publisher.
"Para Sookie Stackhouse, las actividades del día a día de los vampiros y cambiantes de la comunidad de Bon Temps y alrededores, en Luisiana, son de vital interés. Tiene un vínculo de sangre con el rey de los vampiros, es amiga del grupo de cambiantes local, trabaja para un hombre que puede transformarse en cualquier animal y tiene un hermano pantera. Aunque para la mayor parte de la población humana, los vampiros son criaturas misteriosas y seductoras, y eso que ni siquiera saben de la existencia de los cambiantes-- Hasta ahora. Se han decidido a seguir la línea de los no muertos y revelar por fin su existencia al resto del mundo. Al principio todo parece ir como la seda pero el cuerpo mutilado de una pantera aparece en el parking del Merlotte's. Sin embargo, un peligro todavía mayor que el susodicho asesino amenaza Bon Temps. Una raza de seres mayores, más sabios y mucho más reservados que los vampiros o los cambiantes, se prepara para una guerra. Y Sookie se verá convertida en el títere humano de todos ellos en su batalla."-- Back cover.
Layla Shaw is trying to pick up the pieces of her shattered life. Her impossibly gorgeous best friend, Zayne, is forever off-limits thanks to the mysterious powers of her soul-stealing kiss. The Warden clan that has always protected her is suddenly keeping dangerous secrets. And she can barely think about Roth, the wickedly hot demon prince who understood her in ways no one else could. Then, when she least expects it, Roth returns, bringing news that could change her world forever.
When a deadly virus forces Della to be reborn, she is bonded to the vampire Chase, despite her attraction to shapeshifter Steve, and meanwhile her latest case reveals shocking secrets about her father.