The Liminal War: a novel

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When Taggert's followed daughter is going lacking he suspects the hand of an outdated enemy. He gathers buddies, relations, or even those that do not particularly belief that he has left his violent prior at the back of. yet their seek leads them to an unforeseen position, the earlier, and the implications in their trip have a value that's greater than they could afford.

Praise for The Liminal People:

"A nice piece of style fiction. yet picking out which style to put it in isn't really effortless. the 1st in a deliberate sequence, it has got the twists and taut pacing of a mystery, the world-warping expansiveness of a myth yarn, or even the love-as-redemption arc of a romance. Oh yeah, many of the characters in it have superhuman powers, too."—The Rumpus

"Ayize's mind's eye will mess with yours, and the area will never glance rather an analogous again."—Nalo Hopkinson

"An action-packed mystery and a cautious examine the ethical dilemmas of these whose powers go beyond humanity."—Publishers Weekly

The enigmatic quagmire that's Ayize Jama-Everett has been making his presence felt all throughout this global in view that 1974. In big apple, California, Morocco, Ethiopia, and somewhere else, he has inspired, reviled, and astonished along with his striking feats of psychological alacrity and mystical inebriation. regardless of being degreed in either divinity and psychology, the forlorn artist stakes his acceptance and honor at the calling of writer. he's identified to be crafty within the methods of the bottle, the pen, and the pistol.

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Ghost Story: A Novel of the Dresden Files

By Jim Butcher

While an unknown a person shoots him and leaves him to die, Harry Dresden hopes he will be heading to a greater position. regrettably, being useless doesn’t make Harry’s lifestyles any easier.

Trapped among existence and loss of life, he learns that his buddies are in deep trouble. in simple terms by means of discovering his assassin can he shop his buddies and circulation on—a feat which might be much more straightforward if he had a physique and entry to his powers. Worse nonetheless are the malevolent shadows that roam Chicago, managed by means of a gloomy entity that wishes Harry to endure even in death.

Now, the overdue Harry Dresden must pull off the final word trick with no utilizing any magic—or face an eternity as simply one other misplaced soul…

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Under Attack (Kensington Books)

By Hannah Jayne

She's one of many Underworld Detection Agency's most sensible. yet her activity is admittedly commencing to chew . . .

Sophie Lawson is a human resistant to magic, which is useful for supporting paranormal beings transition into daily life. yet fallen angel Alex Grace and his look for the Vessel of Souls is one curse she by no means observed coming. without warning an unexplainable string of killings and destruction has even San Francisco's demons fearing for his or her immortal lives. And Sophie isn't really approximately to belief Alex's all-too-vulnerable appeal or his mystery time table. Now their hunt is revealing risky secrets and techniques approximately Sophie's prior, and a malevolent strength hellishly on the subject of turning one irreverent human into the last word supernatural weapon. . .

Praise for Hannah Jayne and below Wraps

"A tremendous roller-coaster journey that would depart you at the fringe of your seat. . .a wealthy international choked with remarkable characters. . .. Jayne is an grand new addition to the city myth genre." --Jocelynn Drake, New York Times bestselling author

"Hannah Jayne has created an innovative global that i glance ahead to vacationing back and again!" --Alexandra Ivy, New York Times bestselling writer

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The Great Lover

By Michael Cisco

He lives within the sewers... and within the black international among stations... the trains shrilly name to each other blind and large in the dead of night - black speeding silence, lease by means of screaming trains ... just like the hideous angler fish of the ocean's inner most locations, he's an otherworldly scavenger drifting in currents heavier than avalanches, sluggish as glaciers, a sea wasp with a bridal educate of tingling nerves that float within the sewage many times tangling in women's desires. From Michael Cisco, writer of The Divinity scholar, comes a visionary novel of eros and thanatos. the good Lover, the sewerman, is the undead hero who still includes the torch of libido and lifestyles. Mischievous Frankenstein, uproarious sketch demon, mascot of the subway cult, witch-doctor of feculent appeal and weary veteran of folies d'amour, he stands, or shambles, as our final champion opposed to the monochrome, white-noise forces of Vampirism.

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The Rhine Maiden (The Rhine Maiden, Book 1)

By Erin Evans

"She speaks they usually obey," yet even a supernatural skill can't support this stay-at-home mother keep watch over her personal existence.

Don't Rhine on My Parade is a laugh-out-loud urban-fantasy with an not likely protagonist, a tender mom who has an strange strength. Blessed, or maybe cursed, being able to command obedience, Piper Cavanaugh's basic existence turns the other way up during this full-length novel.

A descendant of the Rhine Maidens who sang sailors to their deaths, Piper has vowed to by no means use her energy of command, yet one little slip-up and her mystery has get back to chunk her - actually. Now she needs to achieve permission to affix the United Supernatural Beings, or it's open looking season on all of humanity. whereas juggling tots, preserving her husband at midnight, and babysitting her rebellious child sister, Piper reveals herself befriending a vampire, stealing from murderous witches, and doing conflict with "Satan," in a different way referred to as her spouse's mother. and she or he concept grocery procuring along with her teenagers used to be hard!

Don't Rhine on My Parade is a fresh swap for readers who lengthy for a extra relatable heroine. With common-sense and sass, Piper handles diapers to decapitations as just a mom can. full of comedy, motion, and thrills, Don't Rhine on My Parade expands the borders of city myth into the suburbs!

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Magic Bites (Kate Daniels)

By Ilona Andrews

New York Times bestselling writer Ilona Andrews invitations you to adventure the 1st novel within the interesting international of Kate Daniels…

When the magic is up, rogue mages solid their spells and monsters seem, whereas weapons refuse to fireplace and autos fail to begin. yet then know-how returns, and the magic recedes as unpredictably because it arose, leaving all types of paranormal difficulties in its wake.
 
Kate Daniels is a down-on-her-luck mercenary who makes her residing cleansing up those magical difficulties. but if Kate’s father or mother is murdered, her quest for justice attracts her right into a energy fight among robust factions inside of Atlanta’s magic circles.
 
The Masters of the useless, necromancers who can keep an eye on vampires, and the Pack, a paramilitary extended family of shapechangers, blame one another for a chain of unusual killings—and the loss of life of Kate’s mother or father should be a part of an identical secret. confused by means of each side to discover the killer, Kate realizes she’s method out of her league—but she wouldn’t have it the other method…

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Hex Appeal

By P. N. Elrod

Fall less than the intoxicating spell in their hex appeal…

 

In the paranormal international that lies hidden underneath our personal, witches and conjurers play lethal video games. They comprehend simply definitely the right spell to kill a guy with one kiss—or increase him again back. And they’re no longer afraid to detailed candy revenge on those that dare to pass them. yet what if you’re the unfortunate soul who falls sufferer to a conjurer’s curse? And in the event you had the facility to forged a magic spell of your individual, could you employ it?

In this bewitching assortment, 9 of today’s most well liked paranormal authors inform all-new, otherworldly tales.  Spellbinding tales that includes bigfoot, albino vampires, expert wizards, resurrected boyfriends or even a intercourse droid from the twenty- 3rd century named Silicon Lily.  But as our conjurers are approximately to find, it’s all enjoyable and video games till a person will get hexed.  and occasionally, even the easiest spun spells can result in entire and utter mayhem.

 

Includes tales From:

Ilona Andrews

Jim Butcher

Rachel Caine

Carole Nelson Douglas

P. N. Elrod

Simon R. Green

Lori Handeland

Erica Hayes

Carrie Vaughn

 

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Demon Games: A Wereling Novel

After his disasterous journey to Alaska, werewolf Trey Laporte returns to London to find that his vampire mother or father Lucian is lacking, and Lucian‘s daugher Alexa, Trey‘s very long time overwhelm, has entered the demon realm to rescue a abducted buddy. utilizing Lucian's assets, Trey fast unearths a consultant to steer him and units off on a rescue project of his personal.

But while he discovers that his "trusty" demon consultant has betrayed all of them and Alexa has been captured, Trey is confronted with a bad selection: Compete within the gladitorial Demon video games opposed to unbeatable foes for the enjoyment of the Demon Lord Moloch or watch Alexa die.

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