Category: Paranormal Phenomena

The City (with bonus short story The Neighbor): A Novel

By Dean Koontz

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • contains Dean Koontz’s brief tale “The Neighbor”—first time in print!

Dean Koontz is on the height of his acclaimed powers with this significant new novel.
 
a tender boy, a musical prodigy, gaining knowledge of life’s wonders—and mortal hazards.
His ally, additionally a proficient musician, who will percentage his trip into future.
His impressive kin, proven via the extremes of evil and sure via the depths of affection . . . on a collision direction with a band of killers approximately to unharness anarchy.
And not likely allies, a daily hero tempered through the previous and a lady of puzzle who holds the major to the longer term.

These are the folks of The City, a spot the place attraction and malice entwine, braveness and honor are present in the main unforeseen quarters, and how ahead lies buried deep contained in the center. Brilliantly illumined via magic darkish and lightweight, their unforgettable tale is a riveting, soul-stirring saga that speaks to each person, an immense milestone within the celebrated occupation of number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Dean Koontz and a blinding consciousness of the evergreen desires all of us share.

Praise for The City
 
“Beautifully crafted and poignant . . . The City is many stuff: severe, lighthearted, nostalgic, brave, frightening, and mysterious. . . . [It] may have readers staying up past due at night.”—New York magazine of Books
 
“[Koontz] can flat-out write. . . . The message of wish and depiction of the way the alternatives you're making can switch your existence ring actual and may stay with you as soon as the e-book has been closed.”Bookreporter

Acclaim for Dean Koontz
 
“Perhaps greater than the other writer, Koontz writes fiction ideally suited to the temper of the United States: novels that recognize the truth and tenacity of evil but additionally the facility of excellent . . . that entertain drastically as they uplift.”Publishers Weekly

“A rarity between bestselling writers, Koontz maintains to pursue new methods of telling tales, by no means content material with repeating himself.”—Chicago Sun-Times
 
“Tumbling, hallucinogenic prose. ‘Serious’ writers . . . may well do good to ascertain his technique.”—The ny occasions e-book Review
 
“[Koontz] has continually had near-Dickensian powers of description, and a capability to yank us from one web page to the subsequent that few novelists can match.”—Los Angeles Times
 
“Koontz is an excellent plotter and wordsmith. He chronicles the hopes and fears of our time in vast strokes and wonderful aspect, utilizing renowned fiction to discover the human condition.”—USA Today
 
“Characters and the hunt for that means, exquisitely crafted, are the soul of [Koontz’s] paintings. . . . one of many grasp storytellers of this or any age.”—The Tampa Tribune
 
“A literary juggler.”The Times (London)

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A Spell of Vengeance: A Tor.Com Original (The Thieftaker Chronicles)

Ethan Kaille is a thieftaker in Colonial Boston, scratching out a dwelling via restoring stolen estate to its rightful proprietors. yet not like others in his career, Ethan is determined by magical spells in addition to his wits to trace down thieves. Being a conjurer does not make him well liked by the legislations in Boston, so Ethan is greatly surprised while the sheriff seeks his assist in settling a dispute among a couple of rich retailers and a ship's captain who has threatened their lives. Ethan understands the captain can again up his threats with magic of his personal. yet there's extra to this topic than the retailers have enable on, and Ethan quickly discovers that what he does not recognize may possibly really kill him. D. B. Jackson's first Ethan Kaille novel, Thieftaker, could be released on July three, 2012.

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Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood, Book 11)

By Charlaine Harris

Along with her knack for being in trouble's method, Sookie witnesses the firebombing of Merlotte's, the bar the place she works. on the grounds that Sam Merlotte is referred to now to be two-natured, suspicion falls instantly at the anti-shifters within the zone. Sookie suspects another way, yet her recognition is split while she realizes that her lover, Eric Northman, and his "child" Pam are plotting to kill the vampire who's now their grasp. steadily, Sookie is drawn into the plot-which is way extra advanced than she knows...

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Daylighters

By Rachel Caine

While Morganville, Texas, is usually a city, Claire Danvers and her buddies are looking ahead to coming domestic. however the Morganville they go back to isn’t the only they be aware of; it’s develop into a distinct place—a lethal one…

Something drastic has occurred in Morganville whereas Claire and her associates have been away. the city seems to be cleanser and happier than they’ve ever visible it ahead of, but if their incoming workforce is arrested and separated—vampires from humans—they notice that the alterations certainly aren’t for the better.

It turns out that a firm known as the sunlight beginning has provided the inhabitants of Morganville anything they’ve by no means had: wish of a vampire-free destiny. And whereas it feels like salvation—even for the vampires themselves—the fact is way extra sinister and deadly.

Now, Claire, Shane and Eve have to be able to damage their buddies out of Daylighter custody, ahead of the vampires of Morganville meet their premature end…

Includes a teaser from Prince of Shadows: a unique of Romeo and Juliet!

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Lost Echoes

By Joe R. Lansdale

Given that a mysterious adolescence affliction, Harry Wilkes has skilled bad visions. grotesque scenes emerge to replay themselves ahead of his eyes. brought on by means of uncomplicated sounds, those visions take place wherever a sad occasion has occurred. Now in university, Harry feels haunted and turns to alcohol to boring his visionary senses. One evening, he sees a fellow under the influence of alcohol simply most sensible 3 muggers. during this guy, Harry unearths not just a pal that would support him kick the booze, but additionally a sensei who will educate him to grasp his strange present. quickly Harry’s youth weigh down, Kayla, comes and asks for aid fixing her father’s homicide. uncertain of ways it is going to impact him, Harry reveals the power to confront the darkish secrets and techniques of the previous, in simple terms to unveil the horrors of the current.

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Siren's Call

By Jayne Ann Krentz

EPUB | English | 452 pages | ISBN: 978-0-698-18722-1

Title: Siren's Call
Author: Jayne Castle
Published: Jove Books / Penguin Random Houe, 2015

In the mysterious international of concord, there are locations packed with unexplored marvels. yet Rainshadow Island isn’t approximately to renounce its secrets…

In the alien catacombs of Rainshadow, there are creatures whose compelling songs trap the unwary to their demise. That’s why Rafe Coppersmith, employed to filter the catacombs for exploration, wishes a song expertise. He’s understands the proper one, yet she most likely doesn’t wish something do with him...

Ella Morgan had as soon as fallen challenging and speedy for Rafe, yet then he disappeared for months…and he’s now not approximately to inform her why. Ella, too, has secrets and techniques that purely her dirt bunny understands. She’s not only a tune expertise, she’s a Siren: a magical singer in a position to making a song males to sleep—or to their deaths.

But as soon as on Rainshadow, Rafe and Ella will research that surrendering to ardour doesn’t come with no risks—and scuffling with hearth with fireplace merely provides to the flame…

Reviews

“Castle...expertly lures readers in with creative plotting, wit-infused writing, and perfect characterization.”—Booklist (starred review)

“A friendly pas de deux within which a liberated lady meets a perilous hunk who lusts after either her curves and her cerebrum. fort adroitly shall we the sparks fly during this comfortable escapist story.”—Publishers Weekly

“Perennial favourite fortress keeps to dish up tales which are full of mysterious experience and—of course—epic romantic thrills. during this sequence, citadel has additionally been giving readers heroines whose abilities cause them to the stuff of legends. How the protagonists come to just accept one another and their strange talents is what makes those futuristic stories such surely enjoyable and compelling reads. nobody does it higher than Castle!”—RT ebook

About the Author

Jayne fort, the writer of the recent sector, Deception Cove, The misplaced evening, Canyons of evening, nighttime Crystal, Obsidian Prey, darkish mild, Silver grasp, Ghost Hunter, After Glow, and After darkish, is a pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz, the writer of greater than fifty big apple occasions bestsellers. She writes modern romantic suspense novels below the Krentz identify, in addition to ancient novels less than the pseudonym Amanda fast. She lives in Seattle.

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Starbright (The Starbright Series, Book 1)

By Rachel Higginson

Stella is a celebrity, despatched by way of a Council of Elders to continue to exist Earth and guard the planet from the Darkness, a terrifying evil that may suck the great from each dwelling factor and depart the planet empty and desolate. She has till her twenty-fifth birthday earlier than the Protectorship turns into hers and Earth is left completely her accountability. Stella’s destiny is going on speedy ahead as she struggles to stability the remainder of highschool with the tasks of shielding humanity from the deadliest form of evil. along with her mom and dad and Seth, the boy meant to be her Counterpart, by way of her part she faces down demons and fallen angels as a way to shield the final inhabited planet within the universe. yet evil isn't really her purely enemy. She additionally fights her destiny as she attempts to determine if she’s keen to renounce her human relationships, in particular that of her ally Tristan, that allows you to retailer humanity.

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Wild Cat (Leopard People, Book 8)

By Christine Feehan

An easy request for Siena Arnotto: convey a present to her grandfather’s good friend. One examine Elijah Lospostos, hard-bodied and stripped to the waist, and Siena succumbs to a pussycat stirring she by no means felt prior to, and to Elijah’s reckless and pleasant calls for. but if that pulse-throbbing second leads to the homicide of an unforeseen intruder, Elijah accuses the shaken and burdened Siena of atmosphere him up.

Then Siena discovers the reality of her Leopard history, of the secrets and techniques in her grandfather’s internal circle, and the sinister plot of revenge that has placed her in jeopardy. whilst Siena’s grandfather is assassinated, she realizes the single guy she will be able to belief is Elijah. Now as her Leopard rises from inside, Siena and Elijah percentage not just an animal intuition for survival—but a hope so uncooked and wild it can be the single factor that could store them.

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