Oct. 19 - Limited parking at Standley Lake Library today due to parking lot repairs.
New Arrivals - Paranormal Fiction
Follows the journey of Brida O'Fern, a beautiful young Irish girl, on a quest for knowledge and understanding as she encounters a wise man who teaches her how to overcome her fears and a woman who introduces her to the hidden music of the world.
Will Thorne is living a nightmare, his sanity slowly being drained away by a force he can't control. His talents have made him the perfect assassin for hire. But as he loses his grip on reality, there is no calming him-until he finds his next target: the mysterious Holly Evernight. Holly cannot fathom who would put a contract on her life, yet the moment she touches Will, the connection between them is elemental, undeniable-and she's the only one who can tame his bouts of madness. But other assassins are coming for Holly. Will must transform from killer to protector and find the man who wants Holly dead . . . or his only chance for redemption will be lost.
Jaxon Montgomery is a woman hunted. Trained by the Special Forces, honed by a traumatic childhood, she is a policewoman with an undisputed reputation. She meets her match when she is set up to be murdered by an enemy. Hunted on all sides, she can only turn to the mysterious stranger who seems more dangerous than any other she has ever known.
Ángela ha decidido hacerle caso a su corazón. Decidió quedarse en Almahue para amar a Fabián sin temores, sin la condena del malamor sobre sus hombros. Fabián ya no tendrá que recurrir a esos brebajes que aliviaban solo por momentos los terribles dolores que el hechizo, ahora convertido en un mal recuerdo, provocaba en los enamorados. Una milagrosa recuperación del árbol, ese árbol que todos los días se secaba un poco más, parece anunciar que por fin Almahue podrá continuar su historia en paz y tranquilidad. Sin embargo, una misteriosa extraña aparece en el panorama y hay algo en ella que es tremendamente inquietante. Quizás ha llegado la hora en que Rayen cobre venganza. Ella está ansiosa por entrar en acción... ¿será capaz de destruir Almahue para cumplir la promesa que hace muchísimos años hizo frente a la iglesia donde Ernesto traicionó su promesa de amarla hasta el fin de los tiempos? ¿Acabará también con la historia de amor entre Ángela y Fabián?
"After a brush with death while chasing down a brutal murderer with the FBI, serial killer expert Dr. Charlotte Stone wants nothing more than to retire to her research on criminal psychology. But when a colleague, Special Agent Lena Kaminsky, suspects her missing sister has fallen prey to the vicious Cinderella Killer, Charlie rushes to her side. Along with Special Agents Tony Bartoli and Buzz Crane--and of course, Michael Garland, the ever-present, fatally sexy ghost who goes where she does--Charlie heads to Las Vegas to track down the predator before it's too late. The team doesn't realize that this killer targets single, beautiful women and courts them before brutally ending their lives. Now he's got his sights set on Charlie--and is closer than anyone suspects"-- Provided by publisher.
She's known him since she was fifteen. Every night, he is with her: his face, his voice. Tonight, Sara Marten will meet the man who is both angel and demon, salvation and temptation: Falcon, the Carpathian, the banished hero. Tonight, Sara will meet the dark-eyed destroyer destined to be her mate.
Nacieron con la peste que asolo Europa, son producto del miedo, el dolor y la muerte. Hicieron un juramento sellado con sangre y se mantuvieron en las sombras, como una hermandad, para enfrentar a sus enemigos. Se escondieron en las catacumbas y los pasadizos misteriosos del viejo continente. Se han organizado en la Cofradia, ocultos en la oscuridad de la historia llevan a cabo su cometido, sigilosa y eficazmente. Solo sus rivales, los vampiros, moradores de las sombras, saben de su existencia.
"Plagued by nightmares from their summer in the Brookline asylum, Dan, Abby, and Jordan return to New Hampshire College for a prosective students weekend, only to find themselves caught in a dark and dangerous mystery"-- Provided by publisher.
They came from the darkest places: secluded monasteries, the Carpathian mountains, galaxies under siege. They were men with the blackest pasts-warriors, vampire monks, leaders of armies-but whose passions burned like dying stars. They had one purpose: to find those women who fulfilled them, completed them, and made them rage with a fire both holy and profane.
"En una carrera contra el tiempo que los lleva de México a Nueva York, de Roma a las sombrías callejuelas de Praga, y de la tienda de un titiritero a las vetustas ruinas de un sitio prohibido, en lo profundo de los montes Cárpatos. El detective y su aliada en la investigación, deberán seguir las claves de un acertijo mortal"-- Back cover, 2008 edition.
After making a Faustian pact with the enigmatic Kian, Edie Kramer settles a score with the cruel people at Blackbriar Academy. But soon the pranks and payback turns from delicious to deadly and Edie is alone in a world teeming with secrets and fiends lurking in the shadows.
Lead guitarist of the Dark Troubadours, Dayan was renowned for his mesmerizing performances. His melodies stilled crowds, beckoned, seduced. And always, he called to her to complete him. Corinne Wentworth stood at the vortex of a gathering storm. Pursued by the fanatics who'd murdered her husband, she was risking her life by keeping more than one secret.
A collection of all-new and previously published short stories featuring Mercy Thompson.
Hired on as the mechanic for a traveling troupe of musicians, Tempest, gifted with the ability to communicate with animals, is astounded to discover an overpowering attraction to the troupe's leader, the sensual Darius.
Deacon's sister Melanie calls him terrified so he goes to help her. He finds a scared young woman gripped by what she insists is a paranormal nightmare and murder. Two men have been killed and Melanie is the prime suspect. Trinity Nichols and the town are on edge, especially because of how bizarrely the men died. Her investigation is yielding more than she bargained for, including a group of strangers who have abilities Trinity finds hard to believe. Things are growing stranger by the minute.
Vulnerable on her own against the Elder Races, Tess, on the run from her former employer, takes a position as the human attendant of a powerful Vampyre of the Nightkind demsne, which offers her the protection she needs but also brings about a dangerous attraction she doesn't want.
Julian Savage was golden. Powerful. But tormented. For the brooding hunter walked alone. Always alone, far from his Carpathian kind, alien to even his twin. Like his name, his existence was savage until he met the woman he was sworn to protect.
As Grace hides the vast depth of her love for Sam from her parents and Sam struggles to release his werewolf past and claim a human future, a new wolf named Cole wins Isabel's heart but his own past threatens to destroy the whole pack.
Sparks erupt when Sedona Snow, who manages a small hotel and tavern on Rainshadow Island with her faithful sidekick, Lyle, and who is trying to put her tragic past behind her, catches the attention of a new Guild boss in town.
Alexandria Houton will sacrifice anything--even her life--to protect her orphaned little brother. When both encounter an unspeakable evil in the swirling San Francisco mists, Alex can only cry to heaven for their deliverance, and out of the darkness swoops Aidan Savage, a golden being more powerful, more mysterious, than any other creature of the night.
"When Connor's family moves to Amity, a secluded house on the peaceful banks of New England's Concord River, his nights are plagued with gore-filled dreams of demons. destruction, and revenge. Dreams he kind of likes. Dreams he could make real, with Amity's help. Ten years later, Gwen's family moves to Amity for a fresh start. Instead, she's haunted by lurid visions, disturbing voices, and questions about her own sanity. But with her history, who would ever believe her? And what could be done if they did? Because Amity isn't just a house. She is a living force, bent on manipulating her inhabitants to her twisted will. She will use Connor and Gwen to bring about a violent end as she's done before. As she'll do again. And again."--Provided by publisher.
Tavia is an Earthbound: a fallen goddess with the power to remake the Earth. A rival faction has created a virus that is literally wiping the planet out of existence. Tavia is captured and imprisoned before she can act on this, along with her eternal lover, Logan. They are rescued and taken to the Curatoria, an Earthbound faction that Tavia doesn't trust. There, she's told that she can save the Earth. But, as her abilities continue to awaken, they begin to threaten her relationship with Logan.
Art restorer Felicity "Fil" Shaltis can read the magic in auras, but her fascination with a valuable statue her friend Ella Harrow asks her to locate is purely artistic. At least until the fierce stone gargoyle comes to life as a powerful, and powerfully hot, immortal warrior, who promptly saves her life from a cultist set on destroying them both. Suddenly "chiseled good looks" takes on a whole new meaning...
Young mistress of illusion Savannah Dubrinsky resists the almost-supernatural attraction she feels for Gregori, a legendary Carpathian healer called "The Dark One."