New Arrivals - Paranormal Fiction
Helen Huntingdon is beautiful -- so beautiful she has to wear an iron mask. Six months ago, her sister, Jane, uncovered a fey plot to take over the city. Too late for Helen, who opted for fey beauty in her face -- and now has to cover her face with iron so she won't be taken over, her personality erased by the bodiless fey. Not that Helen would mind that some days. Stuck in a marriage with the wealthy and controlling Alistair, she lives at the edges of her life, secretly helping Jane remove the dangerous fey beauty from the wealthy society women who paid for it. But when the chancy procedure turns deadly, Jane goes missing -- and is implicated in a murder.
The now middle-aged Dan Torrance (the boy protagonist of The Shining) must save a very special twelve-year-old girl from a tribe of murderous paranormals. On highways across America, a tribe of people called the True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless -- mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and spunky twelve-year-old Abra Stone learns, the True Knot are quasi-immortals, living off the steam that children with the shining produce when they are slowly tortured to death.
Seventeen-year-old Claire Kincaid, a descendant of Marie Leveau, is forced to embrace her voodoo heritage when mysterious strangers threaten to use an age-old curse to destroy her family and the boy she loves.
Fourteen-year-old Elanor Moss's suicide attempt leads her family toward a new start in New York, but tragedy strikes before they arrive and while grieving and recovering Ellie meets Madeline Torus, a mysterious girl who becomes more than a best friend -- and worst enemy.
"Celia Graves's newest client is one of the last surviving members of a magical family that is trapped in a generations-old feud with other magic-workers. She's supposed to die at the next full moon unless Celia can broker peace between the clans or break the curse before it can take effect. For the first time in a long while, Celia's personal life is looking up. Her vampire abilities seem to be under control, her Siren abilities have gotten more reliable, and even though her office was blown up, her services are more in demand than ever now that she's fought off terrorists and been part of the royal wedding of the year. Her friends all seem to be finding love and her grandmother has--finally--agreed to go to family therapy. The only trouble spot is Celia's love life. Not long ago, she had two boyfriends. Now she barely has one and she isn't sure she wants him. But Bruno DeLuca is a powerful mage and Celia needs his help...especially after she's attacked and her client is kidnapped"-- Provided by publisher.
"He's in a furry situation. Accountant Harry Ralph Emerson has always been a by-the-numbers kind of guy. But when he finds himself trapped at work sprouting an obscene amount of hair, he knows his odds for maintaining normalcy are zero to none. After a frantic internet search, Harry goes through the OOPS--Out in the Open Paranormal Support--checklist and comes to a disheartening conclusion: He's turning into a werewolf and he needs help ASAP. She might be the only solution. Werewolf Mara Flaherty has long carried a torch for Pack Cosmetics's sexy single accountant, even after her attempt to seduce him went down in flames. When her sister-in-law, Marty, shows up to handle Harry's OOPS emergency, she tasks Mara with showing the hirsute hottie the ropes. But Mara knows Harry's condition is a result of her lab experiment gone wrong--and the previously mild-mannered object of her affection is about to give her a piece of his mind"-- Provided by publisher.
Xandra Vardan thought life would be simpler when she accepted the goblin crown and became their queen, but life has only become more complicated. Everyone -- vampires, werewolves, and humans -- want the goblins on their side, because whoever has the goblins -- wins. With human zealots intent on ridding the world of anyone with plagued blood and supernatural politics taking Britain to the verge of civil war, Xandra's finding out that being Queen isn't all it's cracked up to be, and if she doesn't do sokething fast, hers will be the shortest reign in history.
"Possessed: Being a psychic detective who can channel only negative emotions makes Kent Raef good at catching murderers, but bad at maintaining relationships. Then Lauren Wilcox arrives with a most intriguing case: her twin sister has been murdered and is communing with Lauren's spirit-and sharing her body. Raef's the only one who can track the killer and free the spirit. But soon he begins to wonder just which twin he wants to save...and why. Haunted: Artist Aurora Harper is convinced she's witnessed a crime-a murder so brutal she's repressed the memories, only to paint the scene by the light of the moon. Now she needs her new neighbor, Detective Levi Reid, to help her track down the victim-and the killer. Levi's dealing with his own memory issues, but one thing he knows for sure: Harper is meant to be his, and nothing can take her away from him-not in this life...and not in death."--P.  of cover.
Decades after a traumatized scientist blows up a mine where workers have savagely attacked one another, FBI agent Sean Reilly investigates the suicide of a Russian embassy attaché and a mysterious device with a world-threatening capability.
"It's a beautiful day for a war. As the mortal world slowly slips into chaos of the godly kind, Alexandria Andros must overcome a stunning defeat that has left her shaken and in doubt of their ability to end this war once and for all. And with all the obstacles between Alex and her happily-ever-after with the swoonworthy Aiden St. Delphi, they must now trust a deadly foe as they travel deep into the Underworld to release one of the most dangerous gods of all time. In the stunning, action-packed climax to the bestselling Covenant Series, Alex must face a terrible choice: the destruction of everything and everyone she holds dear... or the end of herself."-- Page  of cover.
Andrew Ranulf Blankenship is a handsome, stylish nonconformist with wry wit, a classic Mustang, and a massive library. He is also a recovering alcoholic and a practicing warlock, able to speak with the dead through film. His house is a maze of sorcerous booby traps and escape tunnels, as yours might be if you were sitting on a treasury of Russian magic stolen from the Soviet Union thirty years ago. Andrew has long known that magic was a brutal game requiring blood sacrifice and a willingness to confront death, but his many years of peace and comfort have left him soft, more concerned with maintaining false youth than with seeing to his own defense. Now a monster straight from the pages of Russian folklore is coming for him, and frost and death are coming with her.
"Brianna, a seventeen-year-old Daughter of Danu, flees to Ireland to escape her sworn enemies, the Sons of Killian, and finds herself in league with another former nemesis in her battle against the Sons"-- Provided by publisher.
Cyn, a witch, and Avian, executioner of the truly evil, discover that Cyn is an Echo, a conduit for souls of the dead, who will lose control unless she risks her life to vanquish the source of her power in Sleepy Hollow.
"Instead of the deadly force it once was, magic is now a useless novelty. But not for Shame Flynn and Terric Conley, 'breakers' who have the gift for reverting magic back to its full-throttle power. In the magic-dense city of Portland, Oregon, keeping a low profile means keeping their gifts quiet. After three years of dealing with disgruntled magic users, Shame and Terric have had enough of politics, petty magic, and, frankly, each other. It's time to call it quits. When the government discovers the breakers' secret, and its potential as a weapon, Shame and Terric suddenly become wanted men, the only ones who can stop the deadly gift from landing in the wrong hands. If only a pair of those wrong hands didn't belong to a drop-dead-gorgeous assassin Shame is falling for as if it were the end of the world. And if he gets too close to her, it very well could be"--From publisher description.
Seventeen-year-old Corrine's ability to read people's physio-electricity seems to have brought about her sister's death, but a new friend, Rennick, thinks it might actually be a sixth sense that can be controlled.
After making a life-changing decision, Sydney Sage, an Alchemist who serves to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires, must tread a careful path as she harnesses her profound magical ability to undermine the way of life she was raised to defend.
Dominy had no choice in becoming a werewolf. The day she turned sixteen, a witch's curse erased every trace of normal from her life and ignited a wild hunger that's already cost Dominy her best friend. And though she's still got her boyfriend, Caleb, and other allies who promise to help her find a cure, Dom feels completely alone.
Sentinel Aryal, a harpy, is accustomed to dealing with hate, but Sentinel Quentin Caeravorn inspires her ire unlike anyone else she has ever known. They engage in a conflict that draws forth passion, but when Dragos, Lord of the Wyr, sends them on a mission to the Elven land of Numenlaur, they are forced to work together in ways beyond the physical.
"The final book in the Fury Trilogy where young Emily Winters, with the help of two boys determined to do anything to save her, attempts to survive the wrath of the three mysterious and beautiful Furies"-- Provided by publisher.
"Seventeen-year-old Cassie, who has a natural ability to read people, joins an elite group of criminal profilers at the FBI in order to help solve cold cases"-- Provided by publisher.
"After a summer locked away in a mental institution, seventeen-year-old orphan Ava Hall is sent to Blythewood, a finishing school for young ladies that is anything but ordinary"-- Provided by publisher.
After the death of her father, Zoe, escaping from life, loses herself in a dreamscape until a chance encounter at a used record store opens up a portal to the world of the restless dead, forcing her to decide just how far she is willing to go to see her father again.
"A girl who is bullied experiments with witchcraft in order to get revenge on her attackers"-- Provided by publisher.
"Former Navajo Police officer Harry Ute's body is found in an isolated part of the Navajo Reservation, rumored to be skinwalker country. This makes Navajo Police Special Investigator Ella Clah's job much harder--no one wants to speak to her for fear of incurring the wrath of the Navajo witches. Harry's latest P.I. case involves tracking down property stolen from the county. This leads Ella to work with county Detective Dan Nez. Ella doesn't trust Nez but can't deny her growing attraction to him. The murder and thefts turn out to be the tip of an iceberg. Previously unknown Navajo artifacts are being offered for sale, indicating a hidden dig somewhere on the Reservation. As danger mounts, Ella worries that her latest case might also become her last"-- Provided by publisher.
"After a raging fire consumes her town and kills her parents, Maggie Davis is on her own to protect her younger sister and survive best she can in the Colorado town of Burning Mesa. In Maggie?s world, the bones of long-extinct magical creatures such as dragons and sirens are mined and traded for their residual magical elements, and harnessing these relics? powers allows the user to wield fire, turn invisible, or heal even the worst of injuries. Working in a local saloon, Maggie befriends the spirited showgirl Adelaide and falls for the roguish cowboy Landon. But when she proves to have a particular skill at harnessing the relics? powers, Maggie is whisked away to the glamorous hacienda of Álvar Castilla, the wealthy young relic baron who runs Burning Mesa. Though his intentions aren?t always clear, Álvar trains Maggie in the world of relic magic. But when the mysterious fires reappear in their neighboring towns, Maggie must discover who is channeling relic magic for evil before it?s too late"--From publisher description.