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Twelve-year-old Jackson Opus is descended from two powerful hypnotist bloodlines, but he has just begun to realize that he can control other peoples' actions with sometimes frightening results--especially when the head of the Sentia Institute plans to use Jackson for his own benefit.

When seventeen-year-old Dawn Montgomery, daughter of the slain delegates to ruling vampire Lord Valentine, becomes the new delegate she finds herself falling in love with Valentine's kindhearted son, and risks her life when she is drawn into their dangerous political game.

Skylar Reid is shaken when Sasha, the little girl she babysits, is kidnapped. Scared that the weird dreams she's been having about Sasha are real--and even more afraid that Sasha is already dead. When a mysterious girl with extreme butt-kicking abilities roars into town on a motorcycle and, well, stalks Skylar, things get even weirder. Supergirl Dana tells Sky that she also has abilities--that a hormone in their blood makes them stronger, faster, smarter. A hormone that the makers of a new drug called Destiny will murder to get their hands on. Dana and Milo, her dangerously hot yet oh-so-forbidden partner in crime, want Sky to join them in their mission--to mold Sky into the ultimate weapon. She can sense there's something about her abilities they're not telling her. But the only way to save Sasha and stop other girls from being taken is to embrace the weird... and fight Destiny.

El juicio final está en camino, y Sookie tiene una habilidad especial para situarse en medio de los problemas; en particualr cuando es testigo del ataque con bombas incendiarias al Merlotte's, el bar donde trabaja. Dado que Sam Merlotte es conocido por su doble naturaleza, las sospechas inmediatamente recaen sobre los cambiantes de la zona. Sookie tiene otra opinión, pero antes de que pueda investigar surge algo aún más peligroso. El amante de Sookie, Eric Northman, y su niña Pamela están tramando algo en secreto. Sea lo que sea, parecen decididos a mantener a Sookie al margen. Pero Sookie está igual de decidida a descubrir qué está ocurriendo. No puede permanecer de brazos cruzados cuando tanto su trabajo como su vida amorosa están amenazados. Sin embargo, cuanto más progresa en sus investigaciones, más consciente es de que la situación es más mortal de lo que nunca hubiera podido imaginar. -- p [4] of cover.

A collection of all-new and previously published short stories featuring Mercy Thompson.

Possessing half-demon, half-gargoyle powers that render her deadly to anyone with a soul, seventeen-year-old Layla works as a protector of humanity and struggles to fit in before meeting an alluring demon who tempts her to engage in a traitorous act.

Tom Ward is the spook, the one person who can defend the county from bloodthirsty creatures of the dark. But he's only seventeen, and his apprenticeship was cut short when his master died in battle. No one trusts Tom's skill, not till he's proven himself. And a fifteen-year-old girl named Jenny knows more about the three mysterious deaths in the county than Tom does. She is a seventh daughter of a seventh daughter, and she wants to be Tom's first apprentice--even though a female spook is unheard of. Together, Tom and Jenny will uncover the grave danger heading straight toward the county, and they'll team up with a witch assassin to confront it.

After escaping imprisonment by the totalitarian regime known as the New Order, siblings Wisty and Whit Allgood, who possess magical powers, establish themselves as leaders of the Resistance, a hidden community of teenagers like themselves, hunted by the state and determined to defy its ban on the arts, magic, and all other forms of creativity.

"In a small New England town over half a century ago, a boy is playing with his new toy soldiers in the dirt in front of his house when a shadow falls over him. He looks up to see a striking man, the new minister, Jamie learns later, who with his beautiful wife, will transform the church and the town. The men and boys are a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls, with the Reverend Jacobs--including Jamie's sisters and mother. Then tragedy strikes, and this charismatic preacher curses God, and is banished from the shocked town. Jamie has demons of his own. Wed to his guitar from age 13, he plays in bands across the country, running from his own family tragedies, losing one job after another when his addictions get the better of him. Decades later, sober and living a decent life, he and Reverend Charles Jacobs meet again in a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and the many terrifying meanings of Revival are revealed"--Provided by publisher.

"Una guerra de hadas ha dejado a la comunidad sobrenatural de Bon Temps, Louisiana, sumida en el caos y a la camarera Sookie Stackhouse, agotada mental y físicamente. Y la paz y la calma que espera tan desesperadamente parecen todavía difíciles de conseguir... Incluso con la sangre de dos vampiros corriendo por sus venas, Sookie está teniendo problemas para curarse de la terrible tortura que tuvo que soportar de manos de los enemigos de su bisabuelo. Aunque peores son las heridas emocionales, en particular la pérdida de su hada madrina personal y la cercanía de la muerte de su primer amor. Sookie está herida y furiosa. Su único aliciente en la vida, además del hecho de estar viva, después de todo, es el amor que cree sentir por Eric el vampiro, que está bajo la constante vigilancia del nuevo rey vampiro, precisamente por su relación"--From publisher description.

Layla Shaw is trying to pick up the pieces of her shattered life. Her impossibly gorgeous best friend, Zayne, is forever off-limits thanks to the mysterious powers of her soul-stealing kiss. The Warden clan that has always protected her is suddenly keeping dangerous secrets. And she can barely think about Roth, the wickedly hot demon prince who understood her in ways no one else could. Then, when she least expects it, Roth returns, bringing news that could change her world forever.

When a deadly virus forces Della to be reborn, she is bonded to the vampire Chase, despite her attraction to shapeshifter Steve, and meanwhile her latest case reveals shocking secrets about her father.

"A girl with the power to search alternate futures lives out six weeks of two different lives in alternating chapters. Both futures hold the potential for love and loss, and ultimately she is forced to choose which fate she is willing to live thorugh"-- Provided by publisher.

"The Pemkowet Visitors Bureau has always promoted paranormal tourism--even if it has downplayed the risks (hobgoblins are unpredictable). It helps that the town is presided over by Daisy Johanssen, who as Hel's liaison is authorized by the Norse goddess of the dead to keep Pemkowet under control. Normally, that's easier to do in the winter, when bracing temperatures keep folks indoors. But a new predator is on the prowl, and this one thrives on nightmares. Daisy is on her trail and working intimately with her partner and sometime lover from the Pemkowet PD, sexy yet unavailable werewolf Cody Fairfax. But even as the creature is racking up innocent victims, a greater danger looms on Pewkowet's horizon. As a result of a recent ghost uprising, an unknown adversary--represented by a hell-spawn lawyer with fiery powers of persuasion--has instigated a lawsuit against the town. If Pemkowet loses, Hel's sovereignty will be jeopardized, and the fate of the eldritch community will be at stake. The only one who can prevent it is Daisy--but she's going to have to confront her own worst nightmare to do it"--Provided by publisher.

"Para Sookie Stackhouse, las actividades del día a día de los vampiros y cambiantes de la comunidad de Bon Temps y alrededores, en Luisiana, son de vital interés. Tiene un vínculo de sangre con el rey de los vampiros, es amiga del grupo de cambiantes local, trabaja para un hombre que puede transformarse en cualquier animal y tiene un hermano pantera. Aunque para la mayor parte de la población humana, los vampiros son criaturas misteriosas y seductoras, y eso que ni siquiera saben de la existencia de los cambiantes-- Hasta ahora. Se han decidido a seguir la línea de los no muertos y revelar por fin su existencia al resto del mundo. Al principio todo parece ir como la seda pero el cuerpo mutilado de una pantera aparece en el parking del Merlotte's. Sin embargo, un peligro todavía mayor que el susodicho asesino amenaza Bon Temps. Una raza de seres mayores, más sabios y mucho más reservados que los vampiros o los cambiantes, se prepara para una guerra. Y Sookie se verá convertida en el títere humano de todos ellos en su batalla."-- Back cover.

Alice 'Ali' Bell thinks the worst is behind her. She's ready to take the next step with boyfriend Cole Holland, the leader of the zombie slayers. But Anima Industries, the agency controlling the zombies, launches a sneak attack, killing four of her friends. As the surviving slayers prepare for war, Ali discovers she, too, can control the zombies. And she isn't the girl she thought she was.

For Basha Argeneau, anything is better than facing her estranged family. But when a sexy Vamp in black shows up determined to bring her back, she'll do anything to keep far away. Marcus Notte isn't here to play games. Asked by Lucian Argeneau to bring her back, Marcus is determined to carry out the request, no matter how Basha feels about it. Basha doesn't mind fighting fire with fire, especially with a hot immortal involved. If Marcus wants to take her away, he'll have to catch her first.

"A book to rival TWILIGHT and VAMPIRE DIARIES, and one that will have you wanting to keep reading until the very last page! If you are into adventure, love and vampires this book is the one for you!" ?Vampirebooksite.com {regarding Turned} From Morgan Rice, #1 Bestselling author of THE VAMPIRE JOURNALS, comes the first book in a new series: THE VAMPIRE LEGACY. In RESURRECTED (Book #1 of the Vampire Legacy), 16 year old Scarlet Paine finds herself changing in mysterious ways. She is becoming sensitive to light, able to read peoples' thoughts, and is faster and stronger than she's ever been. She doesn't understand what's happening to her, and tries to ignore it. But she can only dismiss it for so long. Caitlin Paine, her mom, knows too well what's happening to her daughter. She underwent the same transformation to vampire once, centuries ago. But now, in the present day, as a mere human, she has no memory of it. All she has is the journal she found in the attic?her mysterious vampire journal?telling of her exploits in another time and place, and of the vampire race being eradicated. But was there one exception to the rule? Could it be that Scarlet, her daughter, is the last remaining vampire on earth? As Scarlet tries to fight who she's becoming, she also tries to fight her intense feelings for Blake, a boy in her grade who she has a crush on. She can't tell, though, if he's into her, and with the big Halloween dance just days away, the pressure is on. She would do anything for Blake to ask her. But Vivian, the meanest of the popular girls, is also on Blake's radar, and she'll do anything to make Blake hers?and to make Scarlet's life a living hell. Luckily Scarlet has her own clique of friends to back her up, including her best friends Maria and Jasmin. They, too, have guy troubles?but it isn't until Sage appears, the mysterious new boy, that her friends become obsessed. Scarlet finds herself attracted to him, too?and is surprised when it is her, of all the girls in the school, that he pays attention to. But her mind is set on Blake, at least for now, and she continues to hope he'll ask her to the dance. Just when it seems that Scarlet has what she wants, her body changes. Soon it may be impossible for her to be near her fellow humans. Soon, she may have to choose between her desire to live and her desire for love. Book #2 in the series, CRAVED (Book #2 of the Vampire Legacy), is now also available. "Grabbed my attention from the beginning and did not let go....This story is an amazing adventure that is fast paced and action packed from the very beginning. There is not a dull moment to be found." ?Paranormal Romance Guild {regarding Turned} "A great plot, and this especially was the kind of book you will have trouble putting down at night. The ending was a cliffhanger that was so spectacular that you will immediately want to buy the next book, just to see what happens." ?The Dallas Examiner {regarding Loved} "Morgan Rice proves herself again to be an extremely talented storyteller....This would appeal to a wide range of audiences, including younger fans of the vampire/fantasy genre. It ended with an unexpected cliffhanger that leaves you shocked." ?The Romance Reviews {regarding Loved}

While searching for Adam Pierce, who can set anyone and anything on fire, private investigator Nevada Baylor is kidnapped by Connor Rogan, a billionaire with dark powers who is also searching for Pierce and needs her help.

"La comunidad sobrenatural de Bon Temps, Luisiana, se está recuperando de dos duros golpes: el desastre natural del huracán Katrina y los acontecimientos de la cumbre vampírica el mes anterior en la norteña ciudad de Rhodes. Sookie Stackhouse está a savlo, aunque un poco aturdida, deseosa de que todo vuelva a la normalidad. Pero normalidad no termina de llegar. Demasiados vampiros -- algunos amigos, otros no -- han sido asesinados o heridos y so novio tigre, Quinn, está en el grupo de los desaparecidos." --From publisher's description.

When Jackson Opus's identity as one of the most powerful young hypnotists in the world is leaked, he and his family are forced into hiding. But just as Jax settles into his new home, and new self, the unthinkable happens. Jax's enemies aren't the only ones in search of his mesmerizing skills. An organization more secretive, more powerful, than any in the world is out to find Jax, and it will take all of his hypnotic abilities to keep him and his family safe.

Zev Hunter was an elite warrior, a dark-blood dealer of death to rogue Lycans who preyed on mankind. He was a loner, never given to personal attachments, and damned fierce at his job. But Zev begins to question his past and his purpose when he awakens in the darkness of the sacred cave of warriors and is soothed back to consciousness by the sensuously familiar voice of one woman, the woman who has haunted his fantasies for centuries.

Nicola Marter was born with a gift so rare and dangerous, she kept it buried deep. When she encounters a desperate woman trying to sell a small wooden carving called "The Firebird," claiming it belonged to Russia's Empress Catherine, it's a problem. There's no proof. But Nicola's held the object. She knows the woman is telling the truth.

"How do you out-devil the devil? For vampire queen Betsy Taylor, the answer is relative--First: kill Satan. Second: reorganize Hell. Sounded simple enough back then, but for Betsy Taylor, managing "down below" isn't as easy as she'd hoped--even if she is doing it with her sister, Laura, a bona-fide Antichrist. So yes, Betsy has been shirking her hellish responsibilities, but she's been just so darn busy these days. And she's not just yanking Laura's chain. There's a brand new baby drama involving a pair of uncanny (ok, terrifying) toddler twins, an upcoming birthday party that has to be planned, and, are you ready for it? Betsy's dad--once so very dead--has been spotted in downtown St. Paul. It's enough to send Betsy fleeing to Hell ..."-- Provided by publisher.

"Traicionada por su amor vampiro de toda la vida, la camarera de Luisiana Sookie Stackhouse no sólo tiene que lidiar con un posible hombre nuevo en su vida--el guapísimo Quinn, que se convierte en hombre tigre--, sino que también tendrá que enfrentarse con una cumbre vampírica que se viene planeando desde hace tiempo. Con su base de poder debilitada por el huracán que asoló Nueva Orleans, la reina vampiro local es ahora más vulnerable para aquellos que están hambrientos por conseguir el poder. Sookie tendrá que decidir rápidamente de qué lado está. Y en su elección puede residir la diferencia entre la supervivencia y la catástrofe total..."--From publisher description.