Allie Beckstrom's lover, Zayvion Jones, is a Guardian of the Gate, imbued with both light and dark magic and responsible for ensuring that those energies don't mix. But Zayvion lies in a coma, his soul trapped in death's realm. And when Allie discovers that the only way to save Zayvion is to sacrifice her very own magical essence, she makes a decision that may have grave consequences for the entire world.
A world is created for peace and magnificence. But evil has other plans and takes form through the dark side of good. Now, the races of Thelios must unite to destroy the doom that threatens their lives and lands.
On the edge of sanity, can she stop a ruthless killer? Formerly published separately in print as Rune Gate and Chosen. Alexandra Yorke was a top police clairvoyant, but years of living inside the heads of serial killers has taken its toll. Unable to control her gifts, she retreats from the world, but a few months of peace is all she has before a friend calls in need of help. Pursuing a killer into another world, she must journey through the magical kingdom of Inari to warn the queen of treachery, but the Goddess has her own plan for Alex, something she never would have expected. This edition contains Alex Yorke's complete magical adventure.
Living in a gamelike fantasy world, Satou Suzuki is in no hurry to get back to his "death march" at home. He's content to take in the sights of Seiryuu City, go to a play with his friend Zena, and take care of the five girls in his party. After he discovers one of them was summoned from Japan like him, though, he prepares for a journey to learn more--until another friend is kidnapped by an evil sorcerer!
This is a tale of three cousins with a very special magical secret that takes us to strange and awesome adventures in worlds far beyond our reach.Grandfather's GoldEddie lives on a ranch in the Arizona desert. The ranch sits under the Superstition Mountain. One day while Eddie's dad and uncles were in the mountain searching for gold, Eddie found a gold nugget. Too excited to wait for them to return home, Eddie went looking for them.Eddie got lost and fell into
The Dark Castle is a reminder to all who come close: Don’t mess with Queen Slindra. In the land of Drion, the Moon Queen reigns over the west, casting her icy grip on every heart in the fairy world. Roland is her adopted child. Twenty and handsome, he enjoys passing through the human world gate and seducing young women. Jessica is his latest conquest—a goth groupie he meets at a bar—but she piques his interest more than he intends. Jessica askes Roland to meet him at a house party. While there, he senses a light fairy, beings that are barely endured on Drion. Jessica introduces Kate as her best friend. Roland knows what Kate is, but her mother has hidden the truth behind her identity. Their collision leads Roland away from his mother’s tyranny and Kate fleeing to a new reality at the White Nights Stronghold. There she will find a place filled with magic, intrigue, and secrets. Whatever challenges await them both, Kate and Roland will never be the same.
An Uneasy Marriage, An Unholy Alliance. The tales tell of three sisters, daughters of the high king. The eldest, a valiant warrior-woman, conquered her inner demons to become the high queen. The youngest, and most beautiful outlived her Prince Charming and found a strength beyond surface loveliness. And the other one, Andi? The introverted, awkward middle princess is now the Sorceress Queen, Andromeda—and she stands at the precipice of a devastating war. As the undead powers of Deyrr gather their forces, their High Priestess focuses on Andi, undermining her at every turn. At the magical barrier that protects the Thirteen Kingdoms from annihilation, the massive Dasnarian navy assembles, ready to pounce the moment Andi’s strength fails. And, though her sisters and friends gather around her, Andi finds that her husband, Rayfe, plagued with fears over her pregnancy, has withdrawn, growing ever more distant. Fighting battles on too many fronts, Andi can’t afford to weaken, as she’s all that stands between all that’s good in the world and purest evil. For Andi, the time to grow into her true power has come. . .
Two street kids get tangled in a plot over their heads - and risk an unexpected connection - in this heart-pounding thriller by Tim Wynne-Jones. (Age 14 and up) Boy, did Blink get off on the wrong floor. All he wanted was to steal some breakfast for his empty belly, but instead he stumbled upon a fake kidnapping and a cell phone dropped by an "abducted" CEO, giving Blink a link to his perfect blonde daughter. Now Blink is on the run, but it’s OK as long as he’s smart enough to stay in the game and keep Captain Panic locked in his hold. Enter a girl named Caution. As in "Caution: Toxic." As in "Caution: Watch Your Step." She’s also on the run, from a skeezy drug-dealer boyfriend and from a nightmare in her past that won’t let her go. When she spies Blink at the train station, Caution can see he’s an easy mark. But there’s something about this naïve, skinny street punk, whom she only wanted to rob, that tugs at her heart, a heart she thought deserved not to feel. Charged with suspense and intrigue, this taut novel trails two deeply compelling characters as they forge a blackmail scheme that is foolhardy at best, disastrous at worst - along with a fated, tender partnership that will offer them each a rare chance for redemption.
One evening in early spring, eight-year-old Erika Aurelia realizes she’s the detestable little villainess from an otome game called Liber Monstrorum: The Winter Maiden and the Phantasmic Beasts. As if that wasn’t bad enough already, Erika’s role in the game is to pester the main character... and then die in order to kick off a mysterious series of events! These incidents are different in each love interest’s route, and seven routes means seven deaths to avoid. Not one to throw in the towel, Erika knows she must take action to destroy her death flags—and since her life is on the line, there’s no time to lose! Her very first death flag is set to rise after she meets two noble children from a prominent magician’s house. In order to prevent the resulting incidents, the Gold Rush Murders, she arms herself with her brother's expensive(!!!) magical items and heads into the ancient Seafarer’s Ruins. But things don’t quite go according to plan...
One thousand years after the assumed apocalypse, a demonic army known as the Demon Plague has invaded the new world. With various races and cultures split by their differences, one man inspires them to unite in order to defeat the unfathomable evil force. Experience the epic story that follows these heroes into the darkness. Join the resistance and find out what it takes to defeat demons.