Do you want to read 1 year without limits?
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Spinner ae25b23ec1304e55286f349b58b08b50e88aad5748913a7eb729246ffefa31c9
Secret Identities - Secret Origins #2 - cover

Secret Identities - Secret Origins #2

J. D. Brink

Publisher: Fugitive Fiction

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

Everyone has secrets. The game is keeping yours and finding theirs. Lose the game, you lose your life. 
Gabriel Simonson was a con man and jewel thief. But he’s just been promoted to the inner circle of the most infamous supervillain in America. 
Warlocke’s newest plot, however, may set Gabe and his fellow henchman on a collision course with rival villain Rosethorn, the undisputed metahuman drug czar of the West Coast. If these two criminal empires go to war, California may not survive. 
The only way to stop it: uncover one very important secret... 
The second installment of the Secret Origins series is a short novel of crime, noir, and capes, and reveals the story behind some of the most infamous characters of the Identity Crisis Universe. This book also includes the very first superhero short story of the IDCU, “Dreams of Flying.” 
Discover more Identity Crisis Universe titles: 
   Hungry Gods (Identity Crisis: 1) 
   Masks (Secret Origins: 1) 
   Secret Identities (Secret Origins: 2) 
   Invasion (Identity Crisis 2029: 1) 
   Silk Spider: Behind the Eight-Ball 
   Medicine Man 
   Puppet Theatre 
   Dreams of Flying 
...And more on the way!

Who read this book also read:

  • Second Variety - cover

    Second Variety

    Philip Dick

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    This early work by Philip K. Dick was originally published in 1953 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Second Variety' is a short story about the aftermath of a nuclear war between the Soviet Union and the United Nations. Philip Kindred Dick was born on December 16 1928, in Chicago, Illinois. Dick and his family moved to the Bay Area of San Francisco when he was young, and later on to Washington DC following his parents divorce. Dick attended Elementary school and then a Quaker school before the family moved back to California. It was around this time that Dick began to take an active interest in the science fiction genre, reading his first magazine ‘Stirring Science Stories’, at age twelve. Dick married five times between 1959 and 1973, and had three children. He sold his first story in 1951 and from that point on he wrote full-time, selling his first novel in 1955. In addition to 44 published novels, Dick wrote an estimated 121 short stories, most of which appeared in science fiction magazines during his lifetime. In addition to 44 published novels, Dick wrote an estimated 121 short stories, most of which appeared in science fiction magazines during his lifetime. After his death, many of his stories made the transition to the big screen, with blockbuster films such as Blade Runner, Total Recall and Minority Report being based on his works.
    Show book
  • The Immortal Who Loved Me - An Argeneau Novel - cover

    The Immortal Who Loved Me - An...

    Lynsay Sands

    • 4
    • 13
    • 0
    A few hours ago, Sherry Carne would have sworn that vampires didn’t exist. That’s before rogue immortals rampage through her store, leaving bloody chaos (literally) in their wake. The kicker comes when Sherry learns that one of the vamps on the bad guys’ trail may be her life mate. Her head says it’s impossible. The rest of her takes one look at Basileios Argeneau and has much more interesting ideas. 
    Whatever Basil expected in a life mate, funny, outspoken Sherry isn’t it. But mind-blowing chemistry and instinct don’t lie. They tell him something else, too—that Sherry’s connection to the immortal world goes deeper than she knows. And that she’s in the kind of danger only Basil can save her from—if she’ll just trust him, now and forever . . .
    Show book
  • Night of the Bold (Kings and Sorcerers--Book 6) - cover

    Night of the Bold (Kings and...

    Morgan Rice

    • 2
    • 52
    • 0
    “An action packed fantasy sure to please fans of Morgan Rice’s previous novels, along with fans of works such as The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini…. Fans of Young Adult Fiction will devour this latest work by Rice and beg for more.” 
    --The Wanderer, A Literary Journal (regarding Rise of the Dragons) 
    
    The #1 Bestselling series, with over 400 five star reviews on Amazon! 
    
    NIGHT OF THE BOLD is book #6—and the final installment—in Morgan Rice’s bestselling epic fantasy series KINGS AND SORCERERS (which begins with RISE OF THE DRAGONS, a free download)! 
    
    In NIGHT OF THE BOLD, Kyra must find a way to free herself from Marda and return to Escalon with the Staff of Truth. If she does, awaiting her will be the most epic battle of her life, as she will need to face off against Ra’s armies, a nation of trolls, and a flock of dragons. If her powers, and the weapon, are strong enough, her mother awaits her, ready to reveal the secrets of her destiny, and of her birth.
    
    Duncan must make an epic stand against Ra’s armies once and for all. Yet even as he fights the greatest battles of his life, leading to a final stand in The Devil’s Gluch, he cannot expect the dark trickery that Ra has awaiting him.
    
    In the Bay of Death, Merk and King Tarnis’ daughter must join forces with Alec and the warriors of the Lost Isles to fight off the dragons. They must find Duncan and unite to save Escalon, yet Vesuvius has resurfaced, and they cannot anticipate the treachery awaiting them.
    
    In the epic finale to Kings and Sorcerers, the most dramatic battles, weapons and sorcery all lead to a breathtaking, unexpected conclusion, filled with both heartbreaking tragedy and inspiring re-birth.
    
    With its strong atmosphere and complex characters, NIGHT OF THE BOLD is a sweeping saga of knights and warriors, of kings and lords, of honor and valor, of magic, destiny, monsters and dragons. It is a story of love and broken hearts, of deception, ambition and betrayal. It is fantasy at its finest, inviting us into a world that will live with us forever, one that will appeal to all ages and genders. 
    
    “If you thought that there was no reason left for living after the end of the Sorcerer’s Ring series, you were wrong. Morgan Rice has come up with what promises to be another brilliant series, immersing us in a fantasy of trolls and dragons, of valor, honor, courage, magic and faith in your destiny. Morgan has managed again to produce a strong set of characters that make us cheer for them on every page.…Recommended for the permanent library of all readers that love a well-written fantasy.” 
    --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (regarding Rise of the Dragons)
    Show book
  • Rebirth - Awakened Fate #6 - cover

    Rebirth - Awakened Fate #6

    Skye Malone

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    One summer later… 
     
    Ari Moreau knows all about mermaids, but they’ve never heard of people like her. Hidden in plain sight, the wizards of the ancient world still thrive, rich and privileged and far from the ocean magic that could kill them all. 
     
    But when an evening party turns into a bloody ambush, Ari’s hidden world is shattered. Assassins from the underwater kingdom of Yvaria have come to kill her people and only the last-minute intervention of a gorgeous boy with inexplicable powers saves her life. 
     
    Two worlds are about to collide… 
     
    But the guy who rescued her shouldn’t exist. He’s impossible in every sense of the word. And the truth of his identity means that nothing in Ari’s life will ever be the same again. 
     
    Book Six of the Awakened Fate Series 
     
    The Awakened Fate Series 
    #1 - Awaken 
    #2 - Descend 
    #3 - Return 
    #3.5 - Abide: An Awakened Fate Novella 
    #4 - Arise 
    #5 - Become 
    #6 - Rebirth
    Show book
  • Hell's Angel Episode Three - Hell's Angel #3 - cover

    Hell's Angel Episode Three -...

    Odette C. Bell

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    The Brotherhood have attacked, and this is the first volley of a new war for Saint Helios. 
     
    The Army will respond with a deadly hand. They’ve sent Michael, the top soldier in their Arc Program, to track Misa down. If she feeds once more and fails to give up her light to another, he’ll have her. Even if she does share her light, it will become almost impossible to hide. 
    For Misa is changing. Slowly the body she once knew is slipping away from her to be replaced with something from legend. 
    If there’s one person who can save her, it’s Farley. But the question will be whether he’ll even bother. 
     
    … 
    Hell’s Angel Episode Three is the third instalment in the thrilling Hell’s Angel Serial.
    Show book
  • Arena 3 (Book #3 in the Survival Trilogy) - cover

    Arena 3 (Book #3 in the Survival...

    Morgan Rice

    • 2
    • 42
    • 0
    “Shades of THE HUNGER GAMES permeate a story centered around two courageous teens determined to buck all odds in an effort to regain their loved ones. A believable, involving world, recommended for those who enjoy dystopian novels, powerful female characters, and stories of uncommon courage.” --Midwest Book Review, D. Donovan, eBook Reviewer (regarding Arena 1)
    
    ARENA 3 is book #3 in the Bestselling Survival Trilogy, which begins with ARENA 1, a free download. 
    
    After nearly freezing to death on their trek north, Brooke and her small group wake to find themselves in civilization. They have found the utopian city, hidden deep in a remote stretch of Canada. They have heat, food, comfortable beds, clean clothes, and security. Finally, they have made it.
    
    As Brooke recovers, she meets the mysterious survivors who inhabit this city, and who vie for her love. She trains again, enhancing her fighting skills greatly under the wing of a new mentor, and matures into a woman. 
    
    Brooke soon realizes, though, that being safe and secluded is not all there is to life. When she hears rumors of survivors underground, deep in America, fighting to restore order from the inside—her Dad possibly amongst them—Brooke finds herself facing the choice of a lifetime: to live in this perfect place, free and safe for the rest of her days, or to embark and fight for others’ freedom. It would be a journey, she knows, back through post-apocalyptic America, this time traveling west, across its breadth, in search of the rumored survivors, of her father. She would have to fight her way through a land transformed by apocalypse, try to survive a never-ending stream of dangers, roving packs of violent gangs, with few resources and fewer supplies. It would be a two thousand mile trek to a certain suicide. And if she leaves this utopia, she knows, there is no coming back.
    
    Yet that is not the worst of it: something else lies in her way. Arena 3. The greatest arena left in what was once America, the most brutal and dangerous of them all, the one from which no one survives. The one, she knows, that would test the very limit of all that she is.
    
    Will she risk it all for others?
    
    An action-packed dystopian thriller featuring a tough female heroine whom readers worldwide have fallen in love with, ARENA THREE is the shocking conclusion to the bestselling Survival Trilogy, and one that will leave you turning pages late into the night.
    
    "Addicting...ARENA ONE was one of those books that you read late into the night until your eyes start to cross because you don’t want to put it down." –Dallas Examiner
    Show book