When Candice’s in-laws were killed eight months ago buying a huge faux polar bear rug for her Christmas present, she lost more than just two of her favorite people: she lost her husband Ian as well. After only two years of marriage, their guilt and pain have left them living together but apart, unable to really talk for fear of . . .
To free himself from his wealthy father’s demands Elan leaves everything behind to start a new life. He quickly finds that he is ill-prepared for the real world. He meets Rafa–a strong and resilient boy from a poor family, who provides protection for him. With Rafa and many new friends, Elan starts to find a place for himself in the . . .
City of Roses is about what happens when Jo Maguire, a highly strung underemployed telemarketer, meets Ysabel Perry, a princess of unspecifiable pedigree. It’s also about hearts broken cleanly and otherwise, the City of Portland, Spenser, those moments in pop songs when the bass and all of the drums except maybe a handclap suddenly drop out of the bridge leaving . . .
Thalia’s Musings is narrated by Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, as she observes the comedy, drama, and tragedy of the ancient Greek pantheon. But when Thalia becomes more than an observer, the Fates take notice. Are Thalia’s powers limited to helping mortal playwrights hack out a comedy sketch, or can she create happy endings in real life, even for the . . .
Imagine a world where the night outside is crawling with vampires but inside your home, life is completely normal. You cook, you wash dishes, you make love—and you ignore the white faces at the window and the teasing, wheedling voices. The story follows two women, Sally and Lavinia, as they try to make a home together in a . . .
Diggory Franklin met a beautiful woman today. Twice. The first time, she warned him of impending doom and then bestowed the most passionate kiss of his life. The second time, she had no memory of the first. And that’s really just the start of his problems . . . . . .
On a tower of metal and light, a girl faces an uncertain future. Awash with the tears of gods, a warrior stares down the universe. Together they journey across dangerous lands, to spare the world a demon’s madness. Romance and dark fantasy blend together in this interesting tale about the things we see and the things we don’t. Eikasia—Sometimes, . . .
Ordered to locate people with the ability to manipulate elements, Prince Tier uncovers a web of deceit and lies. He’s faced with a difficult choice: complete his mission and possibly damn to death the woman he loves, or confront the source of the lies and risk losing his own life. . . .
Rowena has a mother: “This is my life, Mom. Not a Jane Austen novel. Not—” “Listen to me, Miss Independence. He’s a nice young man, but men expect things. Even nice ones, sometimes. He’s going to think that you’re inviting him to do . . . married people things.” Rowena tried to interrupt, but when she opened her mouth nothing came . . .
When Raven Night was alive she had, since the age of three, been trained into a deadly killer and by the age of 25 her prowess had become legend; she was beyond a shadow of a doubt the most deadly assassin the world had even seen. They called her ‘the night songstress’ and every man and women in power feared . . .
Kings & Queens is set in the militaristic nation of Solis. Here, citizens are born with Scars – marks of the past that grant their Vessels with abilities. Some Scars give unimaginable power. Others are nothing more than deadly curses. And for six-hundred years, the nation has lived like this under the protection of the Queen-Divines. But when the last . . .
Elisa, the Queen of Swans, has lived a thousand years. Her brothers, who she was supposed to free from their spell, have gone missing. While the world struggles with recovering from a winter eclipse, a conspiracy slowly unfolds—entangling her life with the elves and humans once more. In this volume, the heroes and anti-heroes from Volume 1, “Red Riding . . .
This is a story about a sixteen year-old boy named Seth Drak. He doesn’t think that there is anything out of the ordinary about him except for his above average grades that landed him in the top school in Manhattan when he was in the fourth grade. This all changes when the Alecard twins transfer. Transfer students were weird enough, . . .
Feb 22, 2009: Tyler is a Celebrity Chef – the A List dine in his restaurant and a guest spot on the Leno show takes a place in his diary. He wants it ALL and some – you could say he is insatiable and that is why he decided to name his restaurant accordingly.
Chloe is his Personal Manager – her role includes (but not limited to) letting him play with her hair, taking him to the hospital when he slices [more . . .]
Sep 26, 2012: Short Version: The table of contents states this a first draft and I’d agree with that. A first draft with potential. Worth a look if you find the premise interesting (as I do) and have a high tolerance for stories that tell rather than show.
Setup: Amaya Alastor is a Japanese American teen who’s lived her entire life in the US until circumstances force her to move to live with her father in Japan. Adapting to life in another country is [more . . .]