New Arrivals - Paranormal Fiction
If she sink, she be no witch and shall be drowned. If she float, she be a witch and must be hanged. Meg Lytton has always known she is different--that she bears a dark and powerful gift. But in 1554 England, in service at Woodstock Palace to the banished Tudor princess Elizabeth, it has never been more dangerous to practise witchcraft. Meg knows she must guard her secret carefully from the many suspicious eyes watching over the princess and her companions. One wrong move could mean her life, and the life of Elizabeth, rightful heir to the English throne. With witchfinder Marcus Dent determined to have Meg's hand in marriage, and Meg's own family conspiring against the English queen, there isn't a single person Meg can trust. Certainly not the enigmatic young Spanish priest Alejandro de Castillo, despite her undeniable feelings. But when all the world turns against her, Meg must open her heart to a dangerous choice.
An anthology of reimagined classic tales by best-selling and award-winning young adult authors applies unique spins to old favorites, from Saladin Ahmed's interpretation of Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene to Neil Gaiman's twisted adaptation of "Sleeping Beauty."
Uber-villain Philip Blake journeyed from his humble beginnings directly into the dark heart of the zombie apocalypse and became the self-proclaimed leader of a small town called Woodbury. The violent dictatorship within Woodbury all comes to a head.
When Ethan wakes after the chilling events of the Eighteenth Moon, his one goal is to return to Lena and his loved ones, while back in Gatlin, Lena vows to do whatever it takes to bring Ethan home--even trusting old enemies and risking the lives of those Ethan left to protect.
"With characters arranged alphabetically-from the Ancient Pythoness to Bethany Zanelli author Charlaine Harris takes fans into the future of their favorite residents of Bon Temps and environs. You'll learn how Michele and Jason's marriage fared, what happened to Sookie's cousin Hunter, and whether Tara and JB's twins grew up to be solid citizens."-- Provided by publisher.
"An unexpected lost message from the angels surfaces, and sweet Southern girl Anna, daughter of a guardian angel and a fallen one, finds herself traveling the globe in an attempt to gain support for her cause from fellow Nephilim. Meanwhile, her true love, Kaiden Rowe, the son of the Duke of Lust, is plaguing her heart and mind"-- Provided by publisher.
Vengeful and drastically altered, Neferet threatens the human population of Tulsa, as well as Zoey and her friends, who are blamed for the ensuing chaos and challenged to prevent a supernatural war.
"Fifteen-year-old Billy guards a castle prison. But it isn't just criminals he'll be guarding--the ghosts of executed prisoners haunt the place"-- Provided by publisher.
"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.
Anita uses her familiarity with zombies to investigate why Micah's father is dying from an inexplicable flesh-rotting disease.
Anna?s relationship with shape-shifter Daniel Frey has given her hope for a future with him and his son?especially when Frey proposes? But just when Anna starts to think her life couldn?t be better, she must fly to France to be at the side of her dying mother. There she learns that not every vampire accepts her Chosen One status. And one such vamp is about to go rogue?by leading his followers in a fight to usurp humanity?
Bounty hunter Rafe Montana is a Seer, descended from the fabled Atlanteans. He uses his inherited power to "see" criminals across the globe and track them down, and he's just started on a new case in which Danny Cangialosi's accused of disappearing with a stolen car--but for the first time in his life, when Rafe goes looking, he's unable to "see" him. Instead, his search leads him to Danny's stubborn, meddling, and very cute stepsister, Cara McGaffigan.
A demon's work is never done ... Tristan McIntyre is finally moving up the ladder of demon success. The Prince of Darkness himself has put Tristan in charge of total demonic takeover -- by way of HOT! magazine where Tristan has to bite the proverbial forked tongue working alongside she-devil diva Finola White. His biggest distraction is the last kind a demon of lust like him needs: a mortal woman. Worse, he likes her. Georgia Sullivan clearly wasn't thinking when she signed on to work at HOT! It pays the rent, but now she's surrounded by demons and size 2 models. Plus, she has a huge crush on her insanely handsome boss, Tristan. Not a man to write home about. Yet, she senses that deep down he's a good guy. It's complicated.
Conor O'Neill faces his cowardice and visits the underworld to bargain with the Lady who can prevent the imminent death of a family member, but first Ashling, the banshee who brought the news, wants to visit his middle school.
Bound by the gods. Champions against evil. The Dark Warriors have taken their battle from ancient Scotland to the modern world -- where a woman's love is the greatest danger of all ... Laura Black knows her boss is a man of many secrets -- haunted by some unknowable force, driven by some unspeakable destiny -- and yet it makes her crave the devilishly handsome, roguishly charming Charon all the more. When she uncovers a betrayal that will send her into a world of magic, she turns to the only one she trusts: Charon. Even when she's in jeopardy of losing her heart ....--from publisher's description.
The now middle-aged Dan Torrance must save a very special twelve-year-old girl from a tribe of murderous paranormals.
Having seen first-hand the horrors beneath the everyday world that are getting her friends killed, Lorelei McAlister agrees to go away to boarding school but even there she is watched by those who want her dead at any cost.
Sophie Lawson was seriously hoping life at the UDA would get back to relative normal now that her boss Pete Sampson has been reinstated. Unfortunately, her new assignment is sending her undercover into a realm where even the most powerful paranormals fear to tread...her old high school. Being a human immune to magic is no defence against soulless picture-perfect mean girls - or a secret witch coven about to sacrifice a missing female student. And Sophie's Guardian, uber-proper Englishman Will, is determined to convince Sophie he's the kind of temptation she should indulge in permanently. Now as the clock ticks down to apocalypse, he and Sophie will have to summon every trick in the book to battle devilish illusion, lethal sorcery - and betrayals they'll never see coming.
Joined by Russian FSB agent Larisa Tchoumitcheva, FBI agent John Reilly investigates the apparent suicide of a Russian embasy attache and uncovers a deadly search for a mysterious device whose origins reach back in time to the darkest days of the Cold War and to Imperial Russia and which, in the wrong hands, could have a devastating impact on the modern world.
16 year old Scarlet Paine struggles to find out exactly what she's becoming. Her erratic behavior has alienated her new boyfriend, Blake, and she struggles to make amends, and to make him understand. But the problem is, she can barely understand herself what's happening to her. At the same time, the new boy in school, the mysterious Sage, comes into her life. Their paths keep intertwining, and although she tries to avoid it, he directly pursues her, despite the objections of her best friend, Maria, who has her own eyes set on Sage. Scarlet finds herself swept away by Sage, who takes her into his world, past the gates of his family?s historic river mansion. As their relationship deepens, she begins to learn more about his mysterious past, his family, and the secrets he must hold. They spend the most romantic time she can imagine, on a secluded island in the Hudson, and she is convinced she has found the true love of her life.
When Niquette Delongpre is exposed to a small parasite deep in the swamps outside of New Orleans, she must come to grips with her mysterious and dangerous new powers to battle against a rising evil.
"Includes sequels to Let the right one in and Handling the undead"--Jacket
Nestled on a lonely stretch along the Pacific coast, quaint roadside outpost Harmony Corner offers everything a weary traveler needs--a cozy diner, a handy service station, a cluster of motel rooms ... and the Harmony family homestead presiding over it all. But when Odd Thomas and company stop to spend the night, they discover that there's more to this secluded haven than meets the eye--and that between life and death, there is something more frightening than either.
Geralt is a witcher: guardian of the innocent; protector of those in need; a defender, in dark times, against some of the most frightening creatures of myth and legend. His task, now, is to protect Ciri. A child of prophecy, she will have the power to change the world for good or for ill -- but only if she lives to use it. A coup threatens the Wizard's Guild. War breaks out across the lands.A serious injury leaves Geralt fighting for his life... and Ciri, in whose hands the world's fate rests, has vanished...
For Reuben Golding, now infused with the wolf gift and under the loving tutelage of the Morphenkinder, this Christmas promises to be like no other . . . as he soon becomes aware that the Morphenkinder, steeped in their own rituals, are also celebrating the Midwinter Yuletide festival deep within Nideck forest. From out of the shadows of the exquisite mansion comes a ghost - tormented, imploring, unable to speak yet able to embrace and desire with desperate affection . . . As Reuben finds himself caught up with the passions and yearnings of this spectral presence and the preparations for the Nideck town Christmas reach a fever pitch, astonishing secrets are revealed, secrets that tell of a strange netherworld, of centuries old spirits who possess their own fantastical ancient histories and taunt with their dark, magical powers.