What if everything you knew about the world around you was a lie, and the very people you were taught to fear were your salvation, your escape? Meet Amelia, raised in the safety of a Replenisher compound, a protectorate for the few Alliance females who can bear children. In two months, she will have to choose a mate and begin her duties, except it doesn't happen like that.
Julia never believed in magic. Julia Long is starting her senior year with an extra dose of crazy. The dreams of cultish, bloody rituals are weird enough, but the victim in her lifelike dreams is her new classmate, Southern charmer Graham. Julia doesn’t know where her new talents come from, but there’s no denying that when Graham is near, her powers kick into overdrive. With love, magic, and female heroism; fans of Twilight and The Immortal Instruments will love this suspenseful tale.
Rosira is a Valtain, a religious figure marked by her albino skin and white hair...and she would do anything to escape her restricted life in the Church. A looming civil war might just give her the opportunity to seize her freedom. But the stakes climb as she finds herself drawn to the handsome King Araich by more than just duty… and as she discovers a power within herself that’s greater than she ever could have imagined.
Blackhawk, a wanderer, a genetically-engineered warrior running from a dark and sinister past. Celtiboria, a planet wracked by centuries of brutal civil war. Will Blackhawk join the fight to save this tortured world? Or will he keep fleeing from the identity that follows him into the darkest holes in space?
Alicia Reynard is a farm girl who dreams of flight, but is trapped in her village. Lady Elena Singleton is a brilliant mathematician interested in mechanical computation, forced to marry to carry the family's noble heritage. "War is Opportunity. The men go off to fight, but who will run our banks, hospitals, and factories? We will. I hereby open the gates of Aeterall University to prepare our young women to meet this challenge." - Lady Stacy Windham A Tale of Two Ladies is Book 1, a YA fantasy steampunk series.
I suppose I chose this life, but often times I wonder if the choice was really my own. My name is Sailor Ray, and I'm a demon hunter. There are others like me but we all do what we do for our own reasons. Some want to make the world a better place, while others want balance. I just want revenge. On the day my father died, I made a pact with a devil, Alfonse. In exchange for saving me from the same fate as my father, I promised him my body as a vessel, and once my revenge is obtained, my soul will also be claimed by him. He plans to take over, and I plan to kick him out. There's a new lead on the demon who killed my father. First I kill him, then Alfonse.
In a land where warriors can become gods, one man is torn from his love and forced to fight as a slave. Readers are calling the Falls of Redemption trilogy "riveting" and "wonderfully written" in what they have termed, "part ancient Greek adventure, part military basic training story, and part love triangle." This includes a teaser of the first book, LAND OF GODS, along with some exclusive short stories by author Justin Sloan. Before writing this book, Justin wrote on the Game of Thrones video game at Telltale Games, and was a Marine for 5 years.
When demons refuse to play by the rules, all Hell will break loose. Colin and Anna are sent to Baton Rouge by the Angel with only one directive: keep their past a secret, including their relationship. As the months pass and the demons they’ve grown accustomed to fighting defy every rule of war between Heaven and Hell, it seems more and more likely the unusual behavior of these demons has everything to do with Colin and Anna's unbreakable bond, and they'll both discover that the demons they’d agreed to fight are far from the most terrifying creatures to walk the Earth."
Childhood love, forbidden magic, and a goddess of death. A romance is reignited when Pierre Salvador returns to court, now a surgeon and ready to take up his duties as duc. But his love, family, and friends are unaware of his dealings with Mora, the Lady of Death. Striving to know all the physical and mystical means of controlling life, and ending it, he became a suitor to the daimon in return for her knowledge and power. With one final task he will master necrocræft, but will Mora let him go?
Humanity is lost - consumed by evil from another realm. Aria is one of the few humans still remaining, still fighting for her world. In a desperate attempt to save her own life, Aria casts her lot with a man who seems to slip from the shadows. It isn't long before she realizes she either made a mistake that will cost her her life, or she's found the key to her salvation.
One girl. Two worlds. Hunted in both. Seventeen-year-old Reggie Lang is used to dealing with her alcoholic mother and fighting school bullies, but fate has thrown her a curveball. A biker dude shows up in her dreams, babbling about magic and a world called the Other. As the incidents keep piling up—like bringing a frog back to life in class—Reggie has to confront the mounting evidence that she’s not the normal girl she craves to be.
A vengeful mage. A powerful gift. A naive youth. Sherakai never wanted to become a warrior like his father and brothers. Satisfied with being fourth in line to inherit title and responsibility, he wants only to be Master of the Horse. But on the eve of his sister’s wedding, a terrible gift arrives and Sherakai’s course changes forever. His magic is the key to secrets he does not know or understand, and he must learn to fight to escape a future he doesn’t believe in. Now he must use what he hates to regain what he loves.
Eight-foot-tall Tina Thompson has to make the biggest decision of her life. Once a pretend villain in a league of bio-augmented professional wrestlers, Tina now survives in the slums of São Paulo as a drug lord's enforcer. All Tina wants is a normal life, but with millions in debt and a body that requires constant nano-treatments, she can't hope to raise that kind of cash. The cyber-enhanced mercenaries she’s just killed have a boss too, and he wants payback. He offers Tina a choice: die, or work for him in exchange for a permanent fix to her enhancements. No more nano-treatments, and no hope of going back to a normal life. Now, Tina must decide if her freedom is worth the price. All she has to do is give up on her dream of normalcy, become a villain for real . . . and blow up a starship.
Ema Marx is destined to be the savior of the vampire race, but when the ancient prophecy foretells her death, Ema just wants to get the hell out of Dodge. Or in this case, the mysterious castle she wakes up in. Jalmari is a vampire prince with a bad attitude. He wants nothing to do with Ema. Until he discovers she's a threat to his throne. Now he's out for blood. Ema's blood. Ema's survival hangs on her ability to stay one step ahead of Jalmari while curbing her own morbid thirst. Can she save herself, or will she succumb to a hopeless destiny?
Harley Fox receives the worst present ever on her sixteenth birthday--a shadow box. The box gives her the power to trade someone to the shadows, meaning they will disappear and cease to exist. Harley can't imagine doing such a horrible thing and is warned that using the box comes at a price. Unfortunately, not using the box can be even more costly. If she chooses not to use it, someone she loves will be taken by the shadows. Harley must make this life-altering decision as she discovers frightening revelations about the town she calls home. All books in the Shadow Pines Trilogy are now available.
When sibling rivalry spills over into the land of mortals, the mortals lose. Great evil, spawn of the underworld, is poised to sweep all life from the planet, and only the twins can stop it. Jealousy, love, hatred and magic battle for the ultimate control of the souls of the world. Only one will be left standing, and if it is the wrong one, how will the world survive? This is a sample only, as allowed by Amazon's 10% rule for books enrolled in Kindle Unlimited, but you will be able to download a full version after subscribing.
All Lali Yavari wanted for her sixteenth birthday was for her mom to come back. Instead, she starts flashing between realities and seeing people disappear before her very eyes. Then the unsettling Kai Awana shows up at school, and Lali soon discovers she has inherited the ability to astral project—with a surprising twist. When Kai offers to use his own unique ability to help Lali find her mother in exchange for her help on a misguided mission, she can't refuse...even if she's not quite sure she can trust him. Don't miss this award-winning urban fantasy adventure, where what one girl learns about her mother's past will make her question everything she thought was true—and just might put her family in even more danger.
August 2011-The London riots, coordinated by technology and social media, have brought the city to its knees. Buildings are burning. Shops are being looted. Homes and businesses are destroyed. Two alternative leaders have emerged in an online battle for the future soul of London. Chester George - a masked man whose real identity is unknown, uses YouTube, punk rock and fierce intellect to spread the anarchy. Sadie Hobbs - Reality TV star and blogger. Loathed and controversial, she urges 'normal’ society to fight back against Chester George and the 'feral rats’ destroying the city. The fate of London hangs in the balance. And when the day of reckoning comes, hundreds of thousands of people, including sixteen-year-old Mack Walker, will descend upon the city for the final showdown and a day that London will never forget.
In the buried archives of the Temple of Dust may lie the secret to defeating the Curse, a creature which seeks to destroy 16-year old Ria for the forbidden gifts she possesses. It is from among the ranks of those who control the Curse where Ria will find her best chance of success. Only the Water Priestess Niri can save Ria from the forces that hunt her, if Niri doesn’t betray the girl first. Along with Ria comes Ty and his sister, Lavinia, both bound to defend Ria from the Church of Four Orders. However, Ty has been living a life less than honest and keeping it from his sister. To survive a journey that takes them across the breadth of their world, the four must learn to trust each other before pursuit from the Church and Ty’s troubled past find them.
Lady Ruth Constance Chapelstone never cared much for boys. She was too fixated on corsets or engines to give them much notice. An “inventor’s disposition” is how her uncle referred to it when she would forget basic necessities, like food or sleep. But proper ladies don’t spend their days reinventing the steam engine, so Lady Ruth’s uncle helped her to create a new persona - The Owl: Britain’s Greatest Inventor! The Owl is sought after, but so is Lady Ruth, and making sure she remains free to pursue her inventions may take every ounce of her cunning. Lady Ruth Constance Chapelstone and the Clockwork Suitor is the first in a trilogy of steampunk novellas following Lady Ruth’s adventures.
In a world ravaged by war, the paths of two warriors are about to cross with world-changing consequences. Chaos is a soldier of The Children of the Light, and fights in the name of destiny, honor and glory. Arrogant and headstrong, he believes he is the strongest warrior in the land, until a fateful coincidence puts him at the mercy of the demon Anathema. The two strike up an intense rivalry, but their obsession to destroy one another only leads them closer together. When the forces of Light and Dark collide, where will their loyalties lie?
Norah Hunt has just joined the deadly quest to discover the ancient Viking legend of the hidden Shadowislands. At sixteen years old, the skilled young warrior joins an elite band of raiders called Jarls. Her mission? To win the perilous battle for Shadowislands and avoid falling in love with the charming boy who just happens to be her worst enemy—and she’s not quite sure which task is more difficult…
Sara Abram is a 24 year old Earth girl. She’s had very bad luck with the Earth men she has dated. Her friend suggests that she try a new alien dating site. Drex is a Major in an alien army. He’s also very handsome and Sara quickly agrees to go on a date with him. When they meet she finds out more about the agency that she joined that matched them up. The man who she agreed to date seems to be surrounded by danger.
When Layla awakens tied down to a slab of stone and watching a sunset that should not exist, all she remembers is running and the sheer terror of being captured and brought wherever she was. Only the brief appearance of a beautiful man by her side comforts her, but he soon disappears and she finds herself handed over to a group of strange women who tell her that she has been chosen by the youngest prince of a planet she never even knew existed. She is to become his nurturer, a woman enslaved and expected to attend to his every whim. Will whatever waits for her in her role as a nurturer be worth all of the memories that have disappeared from her mind? Or will she have a chance to escape and return to the world she doesn't remember?
Where magic is dark and gritty, characters troubled and twisted, and victory comes at a heavy price. Deep under the City of Glass in the frozen southern land, an age-old machine called the Heart of the City radiates a power which locals call icefire. Most citizens are immune to it, but a few, always born with physical disabilities, can bend it to their will. For fifty years, the ruling Eagle Knights, have killed these Imperfects, fearing the return of the old royal family, who used icefire to cut out people's hearts, turning them into ghostly servitors.
Sometimes the darkness we fear is our own.John Rees is certain he is not the man everyone thinks he is. Haunted by the death of his father and one fatal decision that questions his morality; he doubts he will have a chance to redeem himself for a past he cannot escape. But when 100 colonists go missing on an alien planet, John sees his chance to prove once and for all that one decision doesn’t create a monster. Preview.
Vydor is riding a wave of success, but now his ship, the Dragon Claw, is being sent to investigate a mysterious event deep within the Empire’s space. A secret research colony has fallen silent and the forces sent to investigate were never heard from again. A new enemy has come to the Empire bringing with it dark powers that were abandoned long before the Empire was born. Powers that were thought to be legends and myths. It's up to Vydor to keep this force at bay and protect the Empire, but it may come at the cost of his faith and shake the foundations of the Empire itself.
For Jahni, life doesn't get much more complex than working on the family farm and taking care of her younger siblings. But it only takes one moment for everything to change. When strange lights appear in the twilight sky, Jahni is thrust into a life-and-death battle with a horde of aliens as she tries to save those she loves.
Jake Melkins is a few months away from turning twenty-one. By the Seceltor Empire’s laws, he will have to go to a breeding camp, or directly into slavery. Neither choice appeals to him. All this changes with the arrival of a space-and-time-traveling being known as Evaran at the space station turned rest stop that Jake lives on. Greecho, the slaver who abducted Jake as a kid, has arrived at the station. Evaran has decided to interfere. That decision will lead him to Earth, where he will need to deal with the consequences.
For centuries, Humanity expanded into the galaxy. We thought we were alone. Then came the alien Swarm. They destroyed our colonies and decimated Earth cities. They took from us our sense of sovereignty. It wasn't all they stole. There were thirty-six of us to start. This is the story of our abduction and our fight to survive among the stars. It is the tale of an unlikely hero who will one day bring us all back home. Part Lord of the Flies, part Ender's Game, Ascendance chronicles the beginning of a lifelong journey by a group of young social outcasts, including a troubled teenager on the brink of manhood. It is the inaugural title in THE INTERSTELLAR LIFE OF PIGEON, a planned trilogy based in the world of best-selling author Nick Webb's popular space opera, LEGACY FLEET.