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Eight years ago, Adam Elliot made the biggest mistake of his life. Now that mistake is coming back to haunt him. A mysterious abductor. Someone is holding her brother prisoner in exchange for a gold-and-onyx box covered in mysterious runes, so Mary Hurst boldly sets out from the family vicarage to find the priceless artifact. The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life.
Yet even warriors have a curfew. Keeping the Nightmares at bay is turning into a full-time job.
In a universe of Gods and Goddesses, moons that hide ancient beasts, and cities built on the back of spaceships, infant Princess Esmae was cast into deep space, surviving only by the grace of a Goddess. Raised far away from her birth home of Kali, Esme longs to return to her real family. However, leaving the museum may be harder than leaving the sea ever was.
Once there was a mermaid who longed to know of more than her ocean home and her people. Once upon a time Cynthia was the perfect housewife. Between being the President of the PTA and keeping her home spotless without a hair or her pearls out of place, her life was a dream come true. However, she meets and falls in love with Mr Tryphon, and becomes torn between what she has always expected her life would be and her desire for Mr Tryphon.
In the end, despite the emotional cost to her, she gives up Mr Tryphon because he has no money and no status. Lucy Weston tracks down the novelist Bram Stroker in her search to reveal the dark force who made her a vampire—and regain her humanity in the process. Persephone may be the adopted daughter of the famous magician Demeter, but she struggles to find her place alongside such a force of nature.
Is he a man or a monster? And who knew a prophecy could be so literal? The mad priest gave me everything. Twenty-one years in prison allows a man time to process. To plot. To plan. Every thread I place on the board will wrench together and lead me back to her. Yet instead of a monster, she encounters a man like no other. Not you without me, not me without you.
Two proud kingdoms stand on opposite shores, with only a bloody history between them. As best friend and lady-in-waiting to the princess, Branwen is guided by two principles: devotion to her homeland and hatred for the raiders who killed her parents. When she unknowingly saves the life of her enemy, he awakens her ancient healing magic and opens her heart.
When Lucy Pickett arrives at Blackwell Manor to tend to her ailing cousin, Kate, she finds more than she bargained for. A restless ghost roams the hallways, werewolves have been reported in the area, and vampires lurk across the Scottish border.
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Lord Miles himself is clearly hiding a secret. He is brash and inhospitable and does not take kindly to visitors—even one as smart and attractive as Miss Pickett. The erratic decisions of a prophecy-obsessed king have drained Innis Lear of its wild magic, leaving behind a trail of barren crops and despondent subjects. Amid the lovely roses and razor-sharp thorns, love tangles between beasts and beauties in the romantic tale that transcends time… Five novels retell the classic story of Beauty and the Beast, each with its own twist.
Meet a dark-elf prince, a dragonian princess, a brooding vigilante, mighty superheroes, and futuristic guards, and watch as Beast meets Beauty, falling in love across fantasy, science fiction, and romantic suspense. Seventeen-year-old Stella Ainsley wants just one thing: to go somewhere—anywhere—else. When a private ship hires her as a governess, Stella jumps at the chance. New York City, A Prince Charming meets his match… Self-made shipping magnate Christopher Black first spies Rebecca Bailey at a masquerade ball and is captivated by her refreshing naivete and sparkling beauty.
Pride and Prejudice meets Frankenstein as Mary Bennet falls for the enigmatic Victor Frankenstein and befriends his monstrous Creature in this clever fusion of two popular classics.
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Threatened with destruction unless he fashions a wife for his Creature, Victor Frankenstein travels to England where he meets Mary and Kitty Bennet, the remaining unmarried sisters of the Bennet family from Pride and Prejudice. Alone with Mr. But being trapped there for days — and nights — with an injured and confused Mr. Darcy who keeps saying the oddest things about her is even worse.
At least he possesses the useful ability of lighting a fire to keep them from freezing to death. But when he … Continue reading Alone with Mr. Victor is her escape from misery. Elizabeth does everything she can to make herself indispensable—and it works. Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable.
The most charming Wilde cousin, Lady Skye has secretly loved the enigmatic Earl of Hawkhurst since girlhood, long before the tragedy that left him scarred both physically and emotionally. From the perspective of those who live in Herot Hall, the suburb is a paradise. Picket fences divide buildings—high and gabled—and the community is entirely self-sustaining. Each house has its own fireplace, each fireplace is fitted with a container of lighter fluid, and outside—in lawns and on playgrounds—wildflowers seed themselves in neat rows.
Inspired by myth, fairy tale, and folklore, 1 New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo has crafted a deliciously atmospheric collection of short stories filled with betrayals, revenge, sacrifice, and love. Enter the Grishaverse… Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. Anne Corey is about to get schooled. It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single woman teetering on the verge of thirty must be in want of a husband. Not true for Manhattanite Elizabeth Scott. Caring for a pack of show dogs in England seems the perfect distraction from the scandal that ruined her teaching career, and her reputation, … Continue reading Unleashing Mr.
Their parents own the place, and every summer they look forward to leading little campers in crafts, swimming in the lake, playing capture the flag and sproutball, and of course, throwing legendary counselor parties. A dark standalone YA fantasy about a band of mercenary girls in search of female glory. Frey, Ovie, Juniper, and Runa are the Boneless Mercies—girls hired to kill quickly, quietly, and mercifully. But Frey is weary of the death trade and, having been raised on the heroic sagas of her people, dreams of a bigger life.
Together Galen and Rose will search for a way to break the curse that forces the princesses to dance at the midnight balls. Darcy Fitzwilliam is 29, beautiful, successful, and brilliant. She dates hedge funders and basketball stars and is never without her three cellphones—one for work, one for play, and one to throw at her assistant just kidding. Sian captures the delicate but bold female, forcing her back to hell.
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Behold the Embraced… As one of the Embraced—one born with magical powers—the beautiful, innocent Luciana escaped certain death after her father hid her away on the Isle of Moon. Now, nineteen years later, her father has returned with a frightening request. Determined to forge a different fate, Ersel seeks help from the divine Loki. But there two predators stalk amidst the manicured gardens and fine old homes. Finley Abbot is organizing the most prestigious art exhibit of her career at the Louvre museum—a retrospective of art from the House of Romanov.
Rochester himself. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender-professing his love for Jane Eyre in one breath and denying it in the next-Mr. Rochester has for generations mesmerized, beguiled, and, yes, baffled fans of … Continue reading Mr. The Black Lily resistance needs a larger army if they are to defeat the vampire monarchy. In order to do so, former lieutenant and traitor to the vampire Crown, Nikolai must seek help from the red-hooded temptress he needs to avoid at all costs.
The secret he carries could prove dangerous for her if she gets too close…even though keeping her close—very close—is the only thing on his mind. This new historical romance from May McGoldrick pits one spirited lass against her biggest challenge yet: a Highland lord who has no desire to lose his heart. Isabella Harpe, last in a long line of witches, drifts with the wind. Her tarot cards always ready to bring in enough to live on, and her instincts keep her mostly out of trouble. Unfortunately, bad boyfriends and even worse luck strand her near the most dangerous place for a witch to land—beside a cursed town, and an even more cursed man.
Love and revenge both come at a price. Catching one lowlife after another, she continues her search for the only man she really cares to locate. The one whose voice she will never forget; the man who murdered her husband. So when her father loses his fortune and moves Yeva and her sisters back to the outskirts of town, Yeva is secretly relieved. The daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has long known her place—she may be an accomplished alchemist, whose cunning rivals that of her brother Kenshin, but because she is not a boy, her future has always been out of her hands.
Despite their differences, the sisters have always been extremely close. Cinderella goes to the con in this fandom-fueled twist on the classic fairy tale. The prize? In the desert outside Yuan, Gem, a mutant beast, fights to save his people, the Monstrous, from starvation. Award-winning author Robin McKinley returns to one of our most enduring fairy tales to tell an enthralling story of love and redemption Once upon a time, a wealthy merchant had three daughters.
Nearly every culture tells the story of Beauty and the Beast in one fashion or another. The unexpected duchess Archibald Salisbury, son of a viscount, war hero, and proficient in the proper ways of aristocratic society, has received orders for his most challenging mission: Genevieve, Duchess of Blakesley. Turning her into a perfect duchess is. But how can he keep his mind on business when her beauty entices him toward pleasure?
It was impossible, unprecedented…and undeniably true. Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a Beauty. Piers Yelverton, Earl of Marchant, lives in a castle in Wales where, it is rumored, his bad temper flays everyone he crosses. And rumor also has it that a wound has left the earl immune to the charms of any woman. Linnet is not just any woman. Overwhelmed by their desire to control their world, they push their heroines to explore their deepest desires. Nero de Santis: Damaged.
As the leader of the underground resistance, Arabelle concocts the perfect idea to gain the attention of the Glass Tower. Her plan? Fortunately for Prince Marius, her assassination goes awry, and Arabelle flees, leaving behind only her dagger. They say a Rider in possession of a good blade must be in want of a monster to slay—and Merybourne Manor has plenty of monsters. Lorelai Diederich, crown princess and fugitive at large, has one mission: kill the wicked queen who took both the Ravenspire throne and the life of her father.
To do that, Lorelai needs to use the one weapon she and Queen Irina have in common—magic. If a man can live forever… A lifetime ago, the debauched Viscount Ravenswood lost his life, only to be revived as as new man with a new name…and a new desire for love. Now, scarred and monstrous of visage, Luke Madden has outlived his beloved wife. Crushed by loss and despair, he swears to never feel such a love again. For such a perfect mingling of souls could never happen twice in one lifetime. Princess Anastasia Rose dreams of attending school, but her plans are put on hold when war begins between her father and the beastly lord of a nearby castle in the mountains.
With Dair at the helm, Sinclair ships circled the globe bringing home incredible fortune. Until one deadly mission when Dair is captured, tortured and is unable to save his young cousin. He returns home breaking under the weight of his guilt and becomes known as the Madman of Carraig Brigh. Take her home and let her try them all on for size! Missy has finally found her mates. Scarlet is separated from her camping party, lost deep in the northern wilderness.
When she comes across what appears to be an abandoned cabin in the woods, she takes refuge for the night. Inside there are three of everything, but no sign of any occupants. Taking over for Goldilocks should be simple, right? All he has to do is eat the porridge, sit on the chair and sleep in the bed.
And when the Three Bears return home, run screaming from the house. Seventeen years ago, an eclipse cloaked the kingdom of Relhok in perpetual darkness. In the chaos, an evil chancellor murdered the king and queen and seized their throne. Beware the goblin men and the wares they sell.
All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her music is composed. Once featured in a horror movie, the crumbling Wolfram estate is said to be haunted by ghosts, witches, and worse. Tall, dark, and disturbingly handsome, Drake is the most beautiful man Elena has ever seen. The last thing Jamie Watson wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father.
From everything Jamie has heard about Charlotte, it seems safer to admire her from afar. Stomping on toes and burning piffles, the chestnut-haired beauty was clearly a force with which to be reckoned. He will be spared, she tells him, as long as he puts exquisite food in front of her every Sunday without fail.
A club owner, a rock star, a prince… They have one thing in common: they are beasts. Read about the six women who entered their lairs… Get six modern, twisted versions of one of your favourite tales by best selling authors, for a limited time only. The Billionaire Boys Club is a secret society of six men who have vowed success—at any cost. Not all of them are old money, but all of them are incredibly wealthy. Three thousand years ago, a god told a lie. Now, only a goddess can tell the truth. Persephone has everything a daughter of Zeus could want—except for freedom.
She lives on the green earth with her mother, Demeter, growing up beneath the ever-watchful eyes of the gods and goddesses on Mount Olympus. But when Persephone meets the enigmatic Hades, she experiences something new: choice. Consumed with grief, her only joy comes by the light of the dying hearth fire, rereading the fairy tales her mother once told her. In her dreams, someday the fairies will steal her away, as they are said to do. A pulsating story.
Long before she was the terror of Wonderland — the infamous Queen of Hearts — she was just a girl who wanted to fall in love. Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland, and a favorite of the yet-unmarried King of Hearts, but her interests lie elsewhere. As she works to heal his wound, she begins to fall in love, and wonders if he feels the same. But Lord Hamlin is betrothed to a mysterious young woman in hiding. He brings in a ghost-hunter in the form of celebrated spiritualist Lady Philomena Radcliff, and promptly, all hell breaks loose.
Is Philomena a threat to his already suffering family? Or can Nico trust his burgeoning attraction to her? Is it Him She Should Fear? Reclusive Sir Alistair Munroe has hidden in his castle ever since returning from the Colonies, scarred inside and out. There are whispers of a ghost in the slaughterhouse where sixteen-year-old Wen assists her father in his medical clinic—a ghost who grants wishes to those who need them most.
When one of the Noor, men hired as cheap factory labor, humiliates Wen, she makes an impulsive wish of her own, and the Ghost grants it. Guilt-ridden, Wen befriends the Noor, including their outspoken leader, a young man named Melik. The bestselling author of A Hundred Summers brings the Roaring Twenties brilliantly to life in this enchanting and compulsively readable tale of intrigue, romance, and scandal in New York Society, brimming with lush atmosphere, striking characters, and irresistible charm.
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From the cozy confines of a tiny seaside village to the glittering crush of the a fashionable London soiree comes an enthralling tale of a thoroughly mismatched couple. There was no doubt about it. What Miss Harriet Pomeroy needed was a man. Someone powerful and clever who could help her rout the unscrupulous thieves who were using her beloved caves to hide their loot. Belle is a lot of things: smart, resourceful, restless. She longs to escape her poor provincial town for good. Belle also happens to be the captive of a terrifying, angry beast.
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And that is her primary concern. The birth of Jesus has been well chronicled, as have his glorious teachings, acts, and divine sacrifice after his thirtieth birthday. Now, in a delightfully witty new series, she introduces The Improper Princesses—three young women descended from royalty, each bound for her own thrilling adventure. Despite being the illegitimate daughter of a prince, Gillian Dryden is happily ignorant of all social graces.
After growing up wild in Italy, Gillian has been ordered home to England to find a suitable husband. The penniless orphan of a disreputable earl, Lady Charlene Blanchard thrives on the adventure of picking the pockets of unsavory gentlemen to survive. In this sexy, heart-stopping tale, one smart, sizzling mami robs the rich and protects the exploited—until one heist too many puts everything at stake.
Marisol Rivera barely survived being abused with nowhere to turn. What if Aladdin had never found the lamp? Agrabah lives in fear, waiting for his third and final wish. Romeo loves Juliet. Or Rosaline. And Juliet loves Romeo. Or Viola. Or Orlando. In this choose-your-own-path version of Romeo and Juliet, you choose where the story goes every time you read! What if Romeo never met Juliet? What if Juliet got really buff instead of moping around the castle all day?
What if they teamed up to take over Verona with robot suits? Our literal-minded mother named us Grace, Hope, and Honour. My father still likes to tell the story of how I acquired my odd nickname: I had come to him for further information when I first discovered that our names meant something besides you-come-here.
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