When librarian Laura Poole sees something strange in the darkness through the window of a London Underground train, she never imagines that she’ll soon be stumbling across a hidden people living below the city in the network of tunnels known as the Riverways. Taken into their confidence she is drawn into their world and there she meets Joseph, the man . . .
Banter is the story of a prolifically talented serial killer, who wields wit and intelligence like knives. He’s witty, he’s handsome, and he’s everything they’ve always wanted; that is all his women know when they take him home. He is The Fickle Killer, and he has just wooed his latest victim. But what she doesn’t share during their razor . . .
The world of Ator is ruled by the strong. Through the cultivation of mana and aura heroes emerge and legends are born every day in the battle of civilization against the wilderness. Humans, elves and other humanoid races band together to face the threat of monsters and beasts hiding in dark places. In the forest the child of the . . .
There is a girl overcome by other people’s thoughts and a high speed chase in progress. There is a surveillance team watching someone for seemingly no reason and a man with a long history of plane accidents. A series of lonely, isolated people trying to connect, to hide, to navigate a world changed by the internet. Each chapter of . . .
In 2022, a year of strange and terrible occurrences proved merely a prelude to an event of cataclysmic proportions. They were warning signs heralding the invasion of the legendary and the supernatural into the modern world. All the great deities and spirits from ancient myth and folklore thrust upon a collapsing world, and their resurgence shatters the boundaries between reality . . .
The fantastic adventures of the witch Toadmila Wartly in her quest for everlasting glory and riches and a quiet afternoon nap. . . .
When Staever and his gang of lobster thieves—second-in-command Wrest, lookout and strategist Emaria, demolitions expert Arcite, and martial artist Eventhe—hijack a land vessel hauling precious glass to the wealthy center of The Eye, they expect to once again fence the loot to the crooked Gattick and call it a job well done. What they don’t expect is to discover an . . .
In the nameless man serial written by Riley Gee (Geemantle), there is a mysterious force understood by few that enables people to steal life energy (in years of remaining life) from those they kill. The story follows “the nameless man”, so called because he has lived so many lifetimes he can’t remember his original name. The story started as . . .
An assassination romance about a generous high school teacher who’s forced to make criminal decisions for the sake of a mysterious female student, all while crossing a violent mob boss who wants him dead. . . .
A bright, younger noble daughter, Nilien wakes up one day after a mysterious accident to find a vivid red symbol on her hand and a fox familiar at her feet. Now a Rune, she has to leave her school and friends behind to attend the Imperial Academy at Reinmonte – the only institution for training Runes in the whole of . . .
A boy, alone in the mountains. Covered in snow. Defenseless. Hunted by monsters. On the verge of death, he discovers a black dragon egg. Soon, the hunter will become the hunted. . . .
It’s 2219. Just 20 years ago, humanity unlocked the secrets to faster than light travel, and a new rush to the stars began. As the human race takes its first tentative steps in interstellar exploration, an ancient galaxy-spanning conflict threatens to swallow up the young species. Mission Commander Ivy Czininski has stumbled into first contact with intelligent alien life . . .
Feb 23, 2013: Even though I’ve read the first twenty chapters of Kyrus Talain, I feel like I’ve only scratched the surface. The story is set in a fantasy world, right down to hand-to-hand fights and magic, yet there are hints that the world’s seemingly primitive cultures have come from a previous starfaring one.
This is a very intricately built story, one that starts by focusing on two cultures. The Lainz are a desert dwelling people with a culture that seems loosely based on [more . . .]
Oct 19, 2013: After Addergoole I didn’t think twice to start reading Addergoole 9, same dark setting, same twisted rules, same mind control, but not quite the same story. Instead of following just three characters through their first year at school now we follow all the students of year 9. The stories are great, the setting too, but its just frustrating, having so many characters you feel like you just don’t have enough, just glimpses of the whole story with pieces of every individual story, it keeps you wanting more and getting frustrated [more . . .]