By Rick Gualtieri
THERE ARE purposes WE worry THE evening. he is not one in every of THEM.
Bill Ryder used to be a dateless geek, yet then he met a lady to die for. So he did. regrettably for him, that used to be only the start of his problems. He aroused from sleep as a vampire, one of many mythical predators of the evening. unfortunately, fangs or no longer, he used to be nonetheless on the backside of the nutrients chain.
Now he unearths himself surrounded by way of creatures more desirable, deadlier, and much cooler than he's ... and so they all are looking to kick his the teeth in.
Bill isn't really precisely regular, notwithstanding. A vampire like him hasn't been obvious in centuries. he is bought a couple of methods up his sleeve, not going allies, and an perspective that makes him too rattling obnoxious to quit.
Join him during this hilarious story of immortal monsters and the not going hero who is no longer afraid to inform them off, whether it will get him killed - permanently this time.
Bill The Vampire is e-book one within the bestselling Tome of Bill city fable series.
if you happen to take pleasure in The Dresden Files or The Iron Druid Chronicles then you are most probably in for a bloody stable time.
By Kat Richardson
Harper Blaine was once your common small-time PI till she died—for mins. Now Harper is a Greywalker, treading the skinny line among the dwelling international and the magical realm. And she's getting to know that her new skills are touchdown her all types of "strange" cases.
A region century in the past, the Seawitch cruised clear of her dock and disappeared with every person on board. Now the boat has mysteriously back to her previous berth in Seattle and the assurance corporation has employed Harper to determine what happened—but she's now not the single one investigating.
Seattle police detective Rey Solis is an efficient cop, albeit person who isn't happy with the creepy situations that often appear to prove in Harper's lap. As Solis specializes in the potential homicide of a passenger's spouse, Harper's research leads her to a strong being who can be answerable for the Seawitch's disappearance. whereas their searches lead Harper and Solis in several instructions, they're going to have to set aside their adjustments to unravel a secret twenty-five years within the making....
By Laken Cane
In the end she's been via, Rune Alexander thinks she will deal with something existence could throw at her.
But whilst a mysterious sickness starts to wreck the River County Others, she needs to apparatus up for hassle not like any she's ever seen.
Trouble which can strength her to go away her international for an unusual, antagonistic position inhabited through a terrifying enemy.
A global during which Damascus holds the power.
Rune is aware if she's pulled into Damascus's global, she may possibly by no means locate her method back.
But if she does not move, the Others will die.
In e-book 6 of the Rune Alexander sequence, Rune needs to settle for the truth that issues are approximately to change.
Decisions could be made.
Hearts will shatter.
People will die.
As regularly, Rune and Shiv staff will struggle just like the warriors they're to defeat the evil, remain jointly, and continue one another alive.
But this time, their struggle are usually not adequate.
By Connie Suttle
"Black ash stirred and sifted off the physique nonetheless, emerging to drift at the water's floor. Franklin had by no means visible something like this. by no means. The timer sitting at the facet of the bath went off and Franklin dutifully published the water, gazing whereas extra black ash drifted down the drain. extra water ran within the bathtub and the wait all started again."--Blood Sense
"Saxom should be lifeless, yet his kids are alive and well."--Blood Passage
Saxom is useless. The vampires understand this. Anthony Hancock, Director of the Joint NSA/Homeland safety division is aware it in addition. Tony and the vampires are actually at the hunt for Saxom's brood, all of whom are decided to avenge their sire's loss of life. Neither Tony nor the vampires are conscious of the other's efforts to seek out those rogues, who may perhaps quantity within the 1000s at least. Tony holds info the vampires don't--he is aware that Xenides, Saxom's eldest vampire baby, has allied with terrorists (both international and domestic). Tony additionally neglects to supply very important infromation to Wlodek while he requests Lissa's help.
While suffering to get over a near-fatal bout with the sunlight, Lissa fails to appreciate why Wlodek willingly sends her away on project so speedy. With little or no details supplied to her, Lissa is pressured to stand an enemy extra lethal than an individual can think and resolve a plot that can kill hundreds of thousands.
By Tim Powers
Los Angeles is full of ghosts ― and half-ghosts, and ghost hunters, and ghost junkies ― chasing one another in a mad quest for immortality. As a chain of mess ups moves la, a tender boy inhales the final breath of Thomas Edison, and turns into a valuable prize in a perilous hunt for the elusive very important spark. Brimming with the wild mind's eye and heart-stopping escapades that gained Tim Powers the area myth Award, Expiration Date is an exuberant and creative story from considered one of fantasy's most unusual talents.
By Tim Powers
A younger girl possessed via a ghost has slain the Fisher King of the West, Scott Crane. Now, quickly free of that malevolent spirit, she seeks to revive the King to life.
But Crane's physique has been taken to the magically safe domestic of Pete and Angelica Sullivan, and their followed son, Koot Hoomie. Kootie is destined to be the subsequent Fisher King, yet he's purely thirteen years previous ― too younger, his mom thinks, to accomplish the rituals to imagine the Kingship. yet now not too younger, might be, to help in reuniting Scott Crane's physique and spirit, and restoring him to life.
By Nalini Singh
NEVER earlier than PUBLISHED
New York Times bestselling writer Nalini Singh returns to her global of darkish ardour and immortal energy - and to 1 of the main seductive and impenetrable heroes ever to stalk the Guild Hunter landscape...
"Oh, Naasir. So bizarre, so bloodthirsty, so targeted and wonderful...I have fallen for him..." - Fiction Vixen
Naasir is the main feral of the robust crew of vampires and angels referred to as the Seven, his loyalty pledged to the Archangel Raphael. while rumors floor of a plot to homicide the previous Archangel of Persia, now misplaced within the Sleep of the Ancients, Naasir is dispatched to discover him. for under he possesses the monitoring talents required - these extra universal to predatory animals than to man.
Enlisted to accompany Naasir, Andromeda, a tender angelic student with harmful secrets and techniques is serious about his nature - right now playful and impressive, sensual and brutal. As they race to discover the drowsing archangel prior to it really is too overdue, Naasir will strength her to query all she knows...and tempt her to stroll into the great, feral darkness of his global. yet first they need to continue to exist an enemy vicious adequate to shatter the best taboo of the angelic race and plunge the area right into a screaming nightmare...
Praise for the Guild Hunter novels
"One of my favourite paranormal worlds." - Smexy Books
"Amazing in each way!" - Gena Showalter, long island instances bestselling writer
A compelling and creative novel set in an international the place technology and magic are at odds, through Robin McKinley, the Newbery-winning writer of The Hero and the Crown and The Blue Sword, in addition to the vintage fable titles Beauty, Chalice, Spindle’s End, Pegasus and Sunshine
Maggie is familiar with something’s off approximately Val, her mom’s new husband. Val is from Oldworld, the place they nonetheless use magic, and he won’t have any tech in his office-shed in the back of the home. But—more importantly—what are the massive, terrible, jagged, jumpy shadows following him round? Magic is against the law in Newworld, that is all approximately technological know-how. The magic-carrying gene used to be disabled generations in the past, again whilst Maggie’s great-grandmother was once a impressive magician. yet that used to be decades ago.
Then Maggie meets Casimir, the main appealing boy she has ever obvious. He’s from Oldworld too—and he’s heard of Maggie’s stepfather, and has a wager approximately Val’s shadows. Maggie doesn’t need to know . . . till earth-shattering occasions strength her to rely on Val and his shadows. and maybe on her personal heritage.
In this dangerously volatile international, neither technology nor magic has the mandatory solutions, yet a truce among them is very unlikely. And even if the 2 are meant to be incompatible, Maggie’s studying the realm will want either to survive.
“A pleasant read.”
“Bound to appeal.”
By Craig Schaefer
Not anyone is aware the seedy underbelly of Las Vegas like Daniel Faust, a sorcerer for lease and ex-gangster who makes use of black magic and bullets to resolve his consumers' difficulties. whilst an outdated guy comes looking vengeance for his murdered granddaughter, what seems like an easy task quick spirals uncontrolled. quickly Daniel stands within the crossfire among a murderous porn director; a corrupt cop with a brief set off finger; and his personal former business enterprise, a racket boss who is not completely human. Then there is Caitlin: outstanding, attractive, and the deadly correct hand of a demon prince. a guy named Faust should still recognize what occurs in the event you rub shoulders with demons. nonetheless Daniel cannot face up to being interested in Caitlin's flame as they race to liberate the key of the Etruscan field, a relic that individuals in every single place city are death -- and killing -- to get their palms on. because the our bodies drop and the double-crosses pile up, Daniel will want each shred of his wits, braveness and sheer ruthlessness simply to live to tell the tale. Daniel Faust knew he used to be status with one foot over the edge of hell. he is approximately to determine simply how a ways he can fall.
By Benedict Jacka
Benedict Jacka's acclaimed Alex Verus sequence maintains with Cursed.
Since his moment sight made him notorious for defeating robust darkish mages, Alex has been holding his head down. yet now he's discovered the resurgence of a forbidden ritual. somebody is harvesting the life-force of magical creatures—destroying them within the procedure. And draining people is subsequent at the time table. employed to enquire, Alex realizes that not every body at the Council desires him delving any deeper. suffering to tell apart best friend from enemy, he unearths himself the objective of these who may danger their very own sanity for power...