Madison met Jake Keller when she was six years old. They thought nothing could separate them. Everything changes when they enter high school. One fight gets out of control and they go from inseparable friends to bitter enemies. Madison tries to put the past behind her and move on while enduring Jake’s torment.
When tragedy strikes they are drawn to each other again. There is no doubt that they have an insane attraction to each other but, can they fix what has been broken?
Follow Madison and Jake as they navigate through the pain, sexual tension, pressure, tears, and heartbreak of adolescence and young adulthood.
Zara Hamilton has it all – a glamorous New York lifestyle, a gorgeous (and seriously rich) boyfriend and a job as a lawyer in a prestigious city law firm. But when Zara’s boyfriend is accused of insider trading her perfect world implodes. Thrown out of work by security and stalked by the press, Zara’s life can’t get any worse. Or can it? A snap decision (and a few wines too many) sees Zara fleeing to Africa to work as a temporary wildlife volunteer. But just when things start to cool down at home Zara realizes her troubles have only just begun. Will Zara’s designer wardrobe survive? Will a supermodel ruin her only chance at happiness? Can a Birkin bag really solve her problems? And will Zara want her old life back at the end of it all…
It’s been eighteen years since David Andrews has seen Grace McCann. One night she’s in his dream and the next she’s in his reality.
This is a short story (6,500 words) prequel to From the Wreckage, originally published in the ONE anthology. From the Wreckage will be released on 10/21 and will be available for a special pre-order and release day sale price of $2.99.
Soldiers, scientists, and rednecks take on biomechanical aliens in a fight to take back a post-apocalyptic America when Amazon Bestselling author Michael Angel presents a brand sci-fi serial: The ‘Strangelets’ Series.
The search for the mysterious subatomic particle called the strangelet has led to the destruction of the world as we know it. A supercollider accident cracks open thousand-mile rifts in space-time and unleashes a massive electromagnetic pulse (EMP) that burns out electronics across the Earth. Millions of biomechanical aliens cross the gap between worlds and begin a massive attack.
Later, survivors would call the aliens ‘steelies’ and the event ‘Day Zero.’ Lieutenant MacWilliams and Private Graves survive the initial invasion wave that hits Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
When a gang of villainous rebel bushwhackers raids her Kansas farm, Mercy Hibbert bravely stands her ground. On the verge of meeting an untimely end, she is shocked when one of the marauders, a dangerously handsome Southerner named Spencer McCabe, comes to her rescue. That is until she learns the conditions of the rescue: if she complies with his demands, she lives. If she doesn’t . . .
Hell-bent on revenge, Spencer isn’t about to let anyone stop him from hunting the northern jayhawker who killed his father and two brothers. Realizing that Mercy is the perfect bait for capturing his prey, he forcibly takes her to the bushwhacker stronghold. But as Spencer and Mercy make their way across the Missouri frontier, danger and treachery follow in their wake; even as an explosive passion ignites between them.
This book will teach you all the basics of Ruby that a beginner like you should know. In your journey to the bountiful mines of Ruby as a programming language, you will discover many gems that will give you in depth information that’s not found elsewhere in the internet.
Hidden gems in the guise of nifty tips will make learning Ruby as interesting and less-intimidating as possible. In fact, you’ll find the language of this book as slightly informal but not without giving you well-organized information that are mostly borne out of experience, enthusiasm, and my love for the language.
Share this passion with me as we both embark on this adventure that will enable us to appreciate the luster of (a) Ruby.
The story is set in my home town of Butler, Pennsylvania. Classically, the region is the heart of zombie lore. I grew up watching zombie movies that were filmed just down the road. It certainly can impact a young mind.
The novel starts out on what should be an average day. A demented prisoner in the drunk tank, who happens to be subject zero, is brought before a judge to have his case reviewed. He breaks away, the and violence soon spills outside of the courtroom.
White Ash on Bone follows groups of citizens who band together for survival as society breaks apart around them. This is not a story about living in a post-apocalyptic world that is already overrun by the undead. This is a story about trying to survive in the first days of the collapse.
On an Earth that saw the weaponization of demons instead of uranium during World War II, a lone agent battles supernatural forces—and enemies within her own government—to unravel a conspiracy that threatens our very existence. This vivid alternate history sets the stage for a modern-day fantasy adventure that’s equal parts Harry Potter and The X-Files.Across the world, a steady flow of illegally trafficked demons is fueling terrorist attacks known as “Heartstoppers,” which leave bodies lifeless but not technically dead. Authorities have identified Gooseberry Bluff Community College of Magic, a quaint school on the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin, as a demon trafficking pipeline. Now it’s up to Joy Wilkins, a young agent from the Federal Bureau of Magical Affairs, to go undercover as a professor and find the source.
Stay-at-home mom Angela Panther is living the good life. Happily married with kids, a house in the suburbs and a fantabulous best friend – she’s got it all. But hours after Angela’s mother dies, her ghost pops in for a visit, leaving the door to the other side wide open. Suddenly Angela’s life is filled with ghosts – ghosts who need her help.
Now she must find a way to balance the needs of the living along with the unfinished business of the dead, while keeping her mother’s feisty ghost in line. Hilarious and bittersweet, Unfinished Business tackles the emotional rollercoaster of mother/daughter relationships, and the desperate desire for one last chance to tell someone we’ve lost how we feel.
Accident, Suicide. . . Or Murder?
On November 6, 2000, paramedics answered a call to find Kristin Rossum, 24, sobbing. Her husband, Greg de Villers, wasn’t breathing and she claimed he had overdosed on drugs after learning she was leaving him. But family and friends who knew of Greg’s distaste for drugs weren’t buying Kristin’s story–particularly the idea that he would take his own life.
Sure, Claire Beau is attracted to her new doctor, Brendan Charmant, with his moss-green eyes and sexy petulance. And yes, she’s had more than one guilty fantasy about Davin Wibbens, the blue-eyed, blond surfer who happens to be her best friend. But she would never actually act on her secret desires—would she? Or, more to the point, DID SHE? Claire suffers from “Sleeping Beauty Syndrome,” a malady that causes her to unexpectedly black out for days or even weeks. When Claire regains consciousness after her latest episode, she finds she’s lost six weeks of memories and gained one Prince Charming. As the truth comes out about what really transpired during her “missing weeks,” Claire will have to discover for herself if love truly did find her while she “slept,” or if it was all just one long nightmare.
In Chilmark, a grandmother imagines she can fly. A reclusive giant feels an immediate kinship with a boy who cannot grow. A wife who never used to worry is overwhelmed by debilitating fears. And a husband who prefers to be alone is drawn to a reckless teenage girl with the power to ruin his life.
Over the course of one fateful year, these characters, as vividly drawn and expertly choreographed as any in contemporary fiction, will come together and drift apart as they experience breakthroughs, true love, and epiphanies. Alice Hoffman finds mystery and magic in our everyday world, and Illumination Night showcases her signature talent for endowing real life with the power of myth. It is one of her finest novels, radiant and emotional with a cast of characters you will never forget.
I wish I could scream it at them, but no one would listen to me. Instead, they make me into someone I’m not. I try to make them happy, but no matter how hard I try it’s not good enough. I make good grades. I was even top of my class senior year, but things happened. I made sacrifices for someone important to me. My parents wouldn’t understand that. I’m the good girl to everyone else, but to my parents I fall short. To most I have curves, to them I’m fat. I just want them to be happy with my imperfections. But you know what? I’m tired of giving and getting nothing in return so screw them. The only one that I want to see me for who I really am… is him.
It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan get out, but a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie tangled in an investigation that will challenge her allegiance to her mother, her conscience, and Willie Woodley, the brusque madam on Conti Street.
Josie is caught between the dream of an elite college and a clandestine underworld. New Orleans lures her in her quest for truth, dangling temptation at every turn, and escalating to the ultimate test.
Dallas Phillips refuses to believe her father committed suicide, even though things were tough on his farm and he was deeply in debt. When she hears he’d told a neighbor about an upcoming windfall, she grows suspicious, and her suspicion only deepens when she realizes someone is lurking in the nearby mountains after dark.
For help, she turns to Trey Jakes, local police chief—and her former lover. As they begin to investigate, another mystery comes to light. Trey’s mother is beginning to remember events from thirty years ago, something shadowy that happened in the mountains, and Dallas’s father was there, too. Is what happened that night connected to his “suicide”? As they search for the truth, Trey and Dallas struggle to fight their attraction, but they may not be able to fend off another force—a killer who’s more than willing to kill again to make sure old secrets stay buried.
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It was stolen from a New Orleans grave—the centuries-old bust of an evil man, a demonic man. It’s an object desired by collectors and by those with wickedness in their hearts.
One day, its current owner shows up at Danni Cafferty’s antiques shop on Royal Street, the shop she inherited from her father. But before Danni can buy the statue, it disappears and the owner is found dead….
Michael Quinn, former cop and now private investigator, is determined to find and destroy this object with its long history of evil and even longer trail of death. He and Danni are drawn together in their search for the missing statue, following it through sultry New Orleans nights to hidden places in the French Quarter and secret ceremonies on abandoned plantations.