Ghost Story: A Novel of the Dresden Files

By Jim Butcher

Whilst an unknown somebody shoots him and leaves him to die, Harry Dresden hopes he may be heading to a greater position. regrettably, being lifeless doesn’t make Harry’s lifestyles any easier.

Trapped among lifestyles and demise, he learns that his acquaintances are in deep trouble. basically via discovering his assassin can he retailer his associates and flow on—a feat which might be much more uncomplicated if he had a physique and entry to his powers. Worse nonetheless are the malevolent shadows that roam Chicago, managed through a dismal entity that desires Harry to endure even in death.

Now, the overdue Harry Dresden must pull off the last word trick with out utilizing any magic—or face an eternity as simply one other misplaced soul…

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One Salt Sea

By Seanan McGuire

New York Times-bestselling October Daye sequence • Hugo Award-winning writer Seanan McGuire • "Top of my urban-paranormal sequence list!" —Felicia Day

October "Toby" Daye is eventually doing all right—and that unavoidably potential it is time for issues to take a flip for the more severe. an individual has abducted the sons of the Duchess Dianda Lorden, regent of the Undersea Duchy of Saltmist.

To hinder a battle among land and sea, Toby must never simply locate the lacking boys, but additionally end up that the Queen of the Mists was once now not in the back of their abduction. She'll want all her tips and assistance from her allies if she desires to make it via this in a single piece.

Toby's seek will take her from the streets of San Francisco to the lands underneath the waves. yet a person is set to forestall her—and whoever it really is is not taking part in via Oberon's legislation. because the conflict grows a growing number of own, something is chillingly transparent. while Faerie is going to battle, now not each person will stroll away. 

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The Great Lover

By Michael Cisco

He lives within the sewers... and within the black international among stations... the trains shrilly name to each other blind and large in the dead of night - black dashing silence, hire by means of screaming trains ... just like the hideous angler fish of the ocean's inner most areas, he's an otherworldly scavenger drifting in currents heavier than avalanches, gradual as glaciers, a sea wasp with a bridal educate of tingling nerves that glide within the sewage again and again tangling in women's goals. From Michael Cisco, writer of The Divinity pupil, comes a visionary novel of eros and thanatos. the nice Lover, the sewerman, is the undead hero who still consists of the torch of libido and lifestyles. Mischievous Frankenstein, uproarious comic strip demon, mascot of the subway cult, witch-doctor of feculent attraction and weary veteran of folies d'amour, he stands, or shambles, as our final champion opposed to the monochrome, white-noise forces of Vampirism.

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Secret of the Slaves (Rogue Angel, Book 8)

By Alex Archer

While archaeologist Annja Creed is employed to discover the misplaced urban of Promise in Brazil, she is greater than intrigued. Legends abound of a paranormal position the place slaves have been rumored to have stumbled on the key to everlasting adolescence and life.

But strangers will not be welcome in Promise.

Annja quickly learns that the citizens have long gone to severe lengths to protect their beneficial mystery. Making her method from the steamy port of Belém to the brutal slums of Northeast Brazil, Annja faces unforeseen peril, from poisoned arrows to Amazonian anacondas. As she navigates via a land the place spirituality collides with the cloth international, Annja needs to distinguish among what's actual and what's imagined for worry of constructing a flawed circulate. simply because somebody or anything can be her enemy.

And she's getting too close….

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Magic Burns (Kate Daniels)

By Ilona Andrews

As a mercenary who cleans up after magic long past improper, Kate Daniels understands how waves of paranormal power ebb and move throughout Atlanta like a tide. yet as soon as each seven years, a flare comes, a time whilst magic runs rampant. while Kate units out to retrieve a collection of stolen maps for the Pack, Atlanta's paramilitary extended family of form shifters, she fast realizes even more is at stake. The stolen maps are just the outlet gambit in an epic tug of battle among gods hoping for rebirth, and if Kate cannot cease the cataclysmic showdown, the town would possibly not live on.

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The Demon Lover: A Novel (Fairwick Chronicles, Book 1)

By Juliet Dark

I gasped, or attempted to. My mouth opened, yet I couldn't draw breath. His lips, pearly rainy, parted and he blew into my mouth. My lungs multiplied underneath his weight. whilst I exhaled he sucked my breath in and his weight became from chilly marble into hot residing flesh.
 
on account that accepting a educating place at distant Fairwick university in upstate big apple, Callie McFay has skilled an analogous disturbingly sensual dream each evening: A mist enters her bed room, then takes the form of a virile, seductive stranger who proceeds to ravish her within the so much toe-curling, totally pleasurable methods attainable. probably those goals are the results of her having written the bestselling publication The intercourse Lives of Demon Lovers. Callie's lifelong ardour is the intersection of lurid fairy stories and Gothic literature-which is why she's came upon herself at Fairwick's popular folklore division, residing in a once-stately Victorian condominium that, first and foremost sight, appeared to name her name.
 
yet Callie quickly realizes that her goals are alarmingly actual. She has a demon lover-an incubus-and he'll seduce her, excitement her, and finally suck the very lifestyles from her. Then Callie makes one other startling discovery: Her incubus isn't the simply legendary creature in Fairwick. because the tenured witches of the varsity and the resident fairies within the surrounding woods organize to forged out the demon, Callie needs to accomplish whatever infinitely extra difficult-banishing this supernatural lover from her heart.

"Vivid and captivating . . . Dark's letter-perfect gothic variety is a pleasing tribute to earlier gothic novels, and the magical parts, together with incubi, fae, vampires, and witches, make this a stellar romance."-Booklist (Top 10 SF/Fantasy)
 
"[Juliet] darkish develops a fancy, certain international the place magic, cause, and gothic literature enjoyably intersect."-
Publishers Weekly 

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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Four: A Divergent Collection (Divergent Series Story)

By Veronica Roth

Complete your Divergent library with Four!

Fans of the Divergent trilogy through number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Veronica Roth should be delighted via Four: A Divergent Collection, a spouse quantity that incorporates 4 pre-Divergent tales plus 3 extra scenes from Divergent, all advised from Tobias's perspective. This assortment additionally makes an excellent choose for lovers of the blockbuster videos who are looking to delve deeper into the nature performed through Theo James.

Readers first encountered Tobias as "Four" in Divergent. His voice is a vital part of Allegiant. Readers will locate extra of this charismatic character's backstory informed from his personal viewpoint in Four: A Divergent Collection. while learn jointly, those lengthy narrative items light up the defining moments in Tobias's lifestyles. the 1st 3 items during this volume—"The Transfer," "The Initiate," and "The Son"—follow Tobias's move from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, and the 1st clues foul plan is brewing within the management of 2 factions. The fourth tale, "The Traitor," runs parallel with the occasions of Divergent, giving readers a glimpse into the selections of loyalty—and love—that Tobias makes within the weeks after he meets Tris Prior.

Also comprises 3 extra scenes from Divergent, informed from Tobias's element of view!

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Magic Street

By Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card has the excellence of getting swept either the Hugo and Nebula awards in consecutive years together with his notable novels Ender’s online game and Speaker for the useless. For a physique of labor that levels from technological know-how fiction to nonfiction to performs, Card has been famous as an writer who offers brilliant, colourful glimpses among the realm we all know and worlds we will in basic terms imagine.

In a calm, wealthy African American local in l. a., Mack highway is a secret baby who has by some means stumbled on a house. stumbled on deserted in an overgrown park, raised through a blunt-speaking unmarried lady, Mack comes and is going from family members to family–a boy who's straight away surrounded via boisterous characters and deeply on my own. yet whereas Mack senses that he's varied from such a lot, and understands that he has unusual powers, he can't in all probability know the way strange he's until eventually the day he sees, in a skinny slice of area, a slender apartment. past it's a backyard–and an entryway into a unprecedented global stretching off into an unique distance of geography, historical past, and magic.

Passing in the course of the thin condominium that not anyone else can see, Mack is plunged right into a realm the place time and truth are skewed, a spot the place what Mack does and sees appear to have unusual impacts within the “real global” of concrete, autos, trade, and clash. growing to be right into a tall, robust younger guy, pursuing a forbidden courting, and utilizing Shakespeare’s Midsummer’s evening Dream as a advisor into the monstrous, undying fable international, Mack turns into a participant in an epic drama. figuring out this drama is Mack’s problem. His gift, if he can live on the journey, is learning not just who he particularly is . . . yet why he exists.

Both a singular of continually extraordinary leisure and a story of breathtaking literary strength, Magic highway is a masterwork from a supremely talented, completely unique American writer–a novel that makes use of realism and delusion to thrill, problem, and fulfill at the so much profound levels.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Hex Appeal

By P. N. Elrod

Fall below the intoxicating spell in their hex appeal…

 

In the paranormal global that lies hidden underneath our personal, witches and conjurers play lethal video games. They recognize simply the suitable spell to kill a guy with one kiss—or increase him again back. And they’re now not afraid to specified candy revenge on those that dare to go them. yet what if you’re the unfortunate soul who falls sufferer to a conjurer’s curse? And when you had the facility to forged a magic spell of your personal, may you employ it?

In this bewitching assortment, 9 of today’s most well liked paranormal authors inform all-new, otherworldly tales.  Spellbinding tales that includes bigfoot, albino vampires, expert wizards, resurrected boyfriends or even a intercourse droid from the twenty- 3rd century named Silicon Lily.  But as our conjurers are approximately to find, it’s all enjoyable and video games till a person will get hexed.  and occasionally, even the simplest spun spells may end up in entire and utter mayhem.

 

Includes tales From:

Ilona Andrews

Jim Butcher

Rachel Caine

Carole Nelson Douglas

P. N. Elrod

Simon R. Green

Lori Handeland

Erica Hayes

Carrie Vaughn

 

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Accursed (Ghosts of Albion, Book 1)

By Christopher Golden, Amber Benson

Even demise couldn't cease Britain’s maximum defenders.

In 1838, William and Tamara rapid inherit a startling legacy from their loss of life grandfather, reworking them into the Protectors of Albion, mystical defenders of the soul of britain. however the surprised, neophyte sorcerers additionally inherit targeted allies of their conflict opposed to the darkish forces. combating along them are the famous–even infamous–Ghosts of Albion: Lord Byron, Queen Bodicea, and Lord Admiral Nelson.

When unusual and hideous creatures look within the slums of London, an unholy plague threatens to release an epic conflict which can rage all of the technique to Buckingham Palace . . . and past. Time is working out as William and Tamara needs to study no matter if their buddies will stand beside them, or seduce and betray them.

From Amber Benson, recognized for her dramatic portrayal of Tara in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Christopher Golden, Bram Stoker Award—winning writer of The Shadow Saga and Wildwood highway, comes a vengeful story of demons, vampires, and ghosts set in nineteenth-century London. according to the ruin BBC net sequence that took England via hurricane, Ghosts of Albion is a horror event laced with darkish humor and darker lusts.

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