By Christopher Golden
The Gospel of Shadows enabled the Catholic Church to regulate all demeanour of supernatural beings for hundreds of years. whilst the ebook was once destroyed -- and the ruling physique of the Church with it -- it enabled the Shadows, the vampires of legend, to benefit the hidden fact in their triple nature: half human, half demonic, half divine. however it additionally weakened the obstacles that exist among the worlds, and now beings of natural evil are breaking via -- creatures from different dimensions for which Hell is simply a reputation. Peter Octavian, as soon as a robust Shadow, now restored to humanity, is the one guy with enough wisdom to forestall them. Aided through a earthwitch, a vampire and a clergyman, and calling at the magical forces of mom nature herself, Octavian stands among the Earth and apocalypse, as complete towns are plunged into the abyss...
By John Twelve Hawks
A international that exists within the shadow of our own . . . the exciting end to John Twelve Hawks's Fourth Realm trilogy, The Golden City is full of the knife-edge stress, exciting characters, and startling plot twists that made The vacationer and The Dark River foreign hits.
John Twelve Hawks's prior novels concerning the mystical tourists and the Brethren, their ruthless enemies, generated a rare following world wide. The Washington Post wrote that The Traveler “portrays an important Brother with powers some distance past something Orwell might think . . .” and Publishers Weekly hailed the sequence as “a saga that is half A Wrinkle in Time, half The Matrix and half Kurosawa epic.” net chat rooms and blogs have overflowed with hypothesis concerning the ultimate future of the richly imagined characters combating an epic conflict underneath the outside of our glossy world.
In The Golden City, Twelve Hawks provides the climax to his spellbinding epic. suffering to guard the legacy of his traveller father, Gabriel faces troubling new questions and incessant threats. His brother Michael, now firmly allied with the enemy, pursues his ambition to wrest energy from Nathan Boone, the calculating chief of the Brethren. And Maya, the Harlequin warrior pledged to guard Gabriel in any respect bills, is compelled to select that may switch her existence forever.
A riveting combination of high-tech mystery and fast paced experience, The Golden City will pride Twelve Hawks's many enthusiasts and allure a brand new viewers to the whole trilogy.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Alex Archer
After risking her existence to discover a chinese language imperial seal, purely to have it stolen by way of a crafty tomb robber, archaeologist Annja Creed feels she has persevered one treasure-hunting fiasco too many. but if a mysterious collector bargains a gift for a helpful golden elephant, Annja offers in. in spite of everything, there are debts to be paid, adventures to be had.
The artifact is related to be hidden in an enormous and historical temple complicated within the mountainous jungles of Southeast Asia, and Annja needs to meet with a variety of students which will pinpoint its situation. but if each one professional she visits is located lifeless, Annja fears another individual is after the artifact.
And her. And she's most likely subsequent at the killer's checklist.
By Ilona Andrews
As a mercenary who cleans up after magic long gone incorrect, Kate Daniels is aware how waves of paranormal strength ebb and movement throughout Atlanta like a tide. yet as soon as each seven years, a flare comes, a time while magic runs rampant. whilst Kate units out to retrieve a collection of stolen maps for the Pack, Atlanta's paramilitary extended family of form shifters, she fast realizes even more is at stake. The stolen maps are just the outlet gambit in an epic tug of conflict among gods hoping for rebirth, and if Kate cannot cease the cataclysmic showdown, town would possibly not live on.
By Steve McHugh
Long in the past, Olympian gods imprisoned the demon Pandora in a human—Hope—creating a creature whose merely goal was once chaos and dying. Remorseful, the gods locked Pandora away in Tartarus, governed through Hades.
Now, centuries later, Pandora escapes. Nate Garrett, a 1,600-year-old sorcerer, is distributed to recapture her and discovers her plan to disrupt the 1936 Berlin Olympic video games, killing hundreds of thousands in a lost quest for vengeance.
Fast ahead to modern day Berlin, the place Nate has agreed to behave as dad or mum on a faculty journey to Germany to go to Hades on the front to Tartarus. whilst Titan King Cronus turns into the second one ever to flee Tartarus, Nate is compelled to trace him down and produce him again, to sidestep a civil warfare among those that might use his break out to realize power.
Prison of Hope is the fourth ebook within the hugely acclaimed and action-packed darkish city delusion sequence, the Hellequin Chronicles.
By Corrine Jackson
Time would possibly not heal all wounds--but she can.
You'd imagine having the ability to heal individuals with a slightly will be a blessing. yet to 17-year-old Remy O'Malley, it is extra like a curse.
Every damage Remy heals turns into her personal. She lives in worry of the day she's pressured to fix a wound from which she cannot recover--and she's desirous to hold her awesome skill a secret.
Enter Asher Blackwell, a scarred eighteen-year-old with risky powers of his personal. Asher turns out to grasp extra approximately Remy's skills than she does--and perhaps greater than he is letting on. If she opens as much as him, she could discover what it really capability to be a Healer. yet she'll additionally disclose herself to seize by way of an outdated and extremely decided enemy. And in the event that they trap her, they might not simply injure her.
They'll kill her.
Corrine Jackson is a San Francisco transplant, having lived on either coasts from Southern California to manhattan urban. For the final seven years, she has sharpened her advertising abilities at Alcone advertising, the place she has gained a number of awards. She has bachelor's and master's levels in English, and is in her 3rd 12 months of Spalding University's MFA software. A recipient of a West Chester Poetry convention scholarship, she is additionally the previous Editor-in-Chief of 2 literary magazines, together with assertion (CSU, la) and sprint (CSU, Fullerton).
By Jennifer Estep
There Be Monsters right here. . .
It's now not as nice as you would imagine, dwelling in a vacationer city that is often called "the so much magical position in America." comparable dull highschool, simply two times as many monsters less than the bridges and rival households killing every one different for strength.
I try and preserve out of it. i have my mom's bloodiron sword and my a little unlawful domestic within the basement of the municipal library. and 2 abilities i attempt to maintain quiet, together with very gentle arms and a manner with a lock decide.
But then a few nasty characters convey their relatives feud into my friend's pawn store, and i've to make a call--get concerned, or watch a lovable man die simply because i did not. i assume I made the incorrect selection, simply because now i am caught placing every thing at the line for Devon Sinclair. My mother was once murdered a result of households, and it appears like i'll turn out similar to her. . .
By Seanan McGuire
New York Times-bestselling October Daye sequence • Hugo Award-winning writer Seanan McGuire • "Top of my urban-paranormal sequence list!" —Felicia Day
October "Toby" Daye is a changeling, the daughter of Amandine of the fae and a mortal guy. Like her mom, she is presented in blood magic, capable of learn what has occurred to an individual via an insignificant flavor of blood. Toby is the single changeling who has earned knighthood, and he or she re-earns that place each day, venture assignments for her liege, Sylvester, the Duke of the Shadowed Hills.
Now Sylvester has requested her to visit the County of Tamed Lightning—otherwise referred to as Fremont, CA—to ensure that all is definitely along with his niece, Countess January O'Leary, whom he has now not been capable of touch. it sort of feels like an easy sufficient assignment—but whilst facing the area of Faerie not anything is ever so simple as it kind of feels.
Toby quickly discovers that somebody has began murdering humans with reference to January, whose area is a buffer among Sylvester's realm and a scheming rival duchy. If Toby cannot locate the killer quickly, she may develop into the following sufferer.
By Christopher Golden, Amber Benson
Even loss of life couldn't cease Britain’s maximum defenders.
In 1838, William and Tamara speedy inherit a startling legacy from their loss of life grandfather, reworking them into the Protectors of Albion, mystical defenders of the soul of britain. however the surprised, neophyte sorcerers additionally inherit distinct allies of their conflict opposed to the darkish forces. struggling with along them are the famous–even infamous–Ghosts of Albion: Lord Byron, Queen Bodicea, and Lord Admiral Nelson.
When unusual and hideous creatures seem within the slums of London, an unholy plague threatens to release an epic conflict that can rage the entire solution to Buckingham Palace . . . and past. Time is operating out as William and Tamara needs to study even if their associates will stand beside them, or seduce and betray them.
From Amber Benson, recognized for her dramatic portrayal of Tara in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Christopher Golden, Bram Stoker Award—winning writer of The Shadow Saga and Wildwood street, comes a vengeful story of demons, vampires, and ghosts set in nineteenth-century London. in keeping with the wreck BBC internet sequence that took England by way of typhoon, Ghosts of Albion is a horror event laced with darkish humor and darker lusts.
By Patricia Briggs
Mechanic Mercy Thompson has pals in low places-and in darkish ones. And now she owes one in all them a desire. in view that she will be able to shapeshift at will, she has the same opinion to behave as a few additional muscle while her vampire good friend Stefan is going to convey a message to a different of his style.
yet this new vampire is hardly ever ordinary-and nor is the demon inside him.