Ophelia Roberts sleepwalks life, as she has since the tragic death of her sister five years ago. Roger Hathaway spends his time daydreaming of penance that will never be complete. Andrew Weiss, the unknown tie between them, sleeps dreamlessly in a comatose state. Soon, all three will wake... and blood will be spilled. The power of dreams and imagination may be supreme... but what happens when dreams become nightmares and imagination is soured by hatred and rejection? These questions will be answered in Woken... if you're brave enough to find out!
1854, in a grand house built to offer a safe home for a bruised and battered family two gentleman, enjoy an informal dinner party. Lucas Bartock Whitby doesn’t get many visitors but Richard Bentley is enjoyable company as they talk of art, politics and gossip, drinking very acceptable red wine.
It is then Bentley asks Lucas to take on a commission, to paint a subject, Lucas would never have conceived of before. Lucas readily accepts.
Originally from Hungary, Lucas is mindful of his… should we say cultural heritage. Living with his lively and outgoing niece, Caroline, they are a depleted family. Depleted for many reasons that Victorian England would find difficult to understand.
Caroline is a woman ahead of her time but very much tied to her ancestral past and a family name both cherished and hidden. But Lucas is a complex person, holding on to his family’s heritage with a sense of selfless duty, he also has ambitions, hopes and dreams,
A gothic tale of family, culture, blood and paint, and a very strong obsession with the Pre-Raphaelites.
Some secrets are worth dying to protect.Twenty years ago, a woman with a secret vanished only to turn up murdered a year later on the same shoreline where she'd disappeared. And now it's happening again.Psychic Ryley St. James has found a killer's dumping ground. Six dead bodies took their secrets to a watery grave. And now Ryley's name has been added to the killer's hit list.She refuses to be number seven.Her entire life is shrouded in mysteries and unspoken secrets. Ryley is the perfect victim for this predator, and time is of the essence to get her affairs in order.And that includes side lining the sexy new stranger that has just walked into her life that she's unsure is friend or foe. She'll have to unmask and outsmart a killer in hopes of sending him to his grave before he kills her first.With her life hanging in the balance, she's playing a game she's unsure she can win.
“An expert weaver of suspense” (Fresh Fiction) crafts this terrifying novel that is “scary from first to last page” (Dean Koontz). Stacey Oberman made the worst mistake of her life when she followed the garage mechanic’s advice and turned off the main highway. When her car breaks down in a rainstorm, she and her five-year-old daughter seek refuge in a nearby farmhouse—only to become “playmates” in a violent whirlpool of unrelenting terror. “Neiderman’s forte has always been his intricate, suspenseful stories.” —Booklist on Duplicates Originally published under the name Playmates.
From Silvia Moreno-Garcia, the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic, comes Certain Dark Things, a pulse-pounding neo-noir that reimagines vampire lore.Welcome to Mexico City, an oasis in a sea of vampires. Domingo, a lonely garbage-collecting street kid, is just trying to survive its heavily policed streets when a jaded vampire on the run swoops into his life. Atl, the descendant of Aztec blood drinkers, is smart, beautiful, and dangerous. Domingo is mesmerized.Atl needs to quickly escape the city, far from the rival narco-vampire clan relentlessly pursuing her. Her plan doesn’t include Domingo, but little by little, Atl finds herself warming up to the scrappy young man and his undeniable charm. As the trail of corpses stretches behind her, local cops and crime bosses both start closing in.Vampires, humans, cops, and criminals collide in the dark streets of Mexico City. Do Atl and Domingo even stand a chance of making it out alive? Or will the city devour them all?A Macmillan Audio production from Tor Nightfire
A deadly, possessive entity imprints on members of Savannah Caleman’s family, making her the latest object of obsession in this chilling, historical tale of haunted legacy and terror.
"I'm a hard sell when it comes to chills. I write scary stuff for a living, and, let's face it, we live in scary times, but The Witcher Chime raised some goosebumps. Mainly because Marie Whittaker (writing as Amity Green) knows how to craft characters you care about. And if you become emotionally connected to the characters, you feel their feelings and share their sense of threat. Overall...a fine read for a creepy night!" (Jonathan Maberry, NY Times best seller)
Savannah Caleman’s family has been coming apart since the early 1920s. Now, in the late 1980s, the evil plaguing her family dons a suit and tie and introduces himself, giving Savannah an ultimatum: Endure endless terror or grant his freedom. She must decide between her sister’s safety and aiding a monster that can’t be identified as an angel or a demon. Either way, Savannah is torn and takes to single-handedly running the family affairs with precision as she takes care of her sister. Terrifying events play out as the Witcher Place is transformed to a rich estate using old family resources.
Releasing a monster to roam at will isn’t a stellar option, no matter the promises he makes. And he’s more than a monster. He knows her innermost thoughts. He’s in her head, becoming the ideal man for her, manipulating her thoughts. But the stains of murder and torment cannot be erased. He has fallen, been shackled in the mine beneath the Colorado mountains, and now has plans to rise once more using Savannah as the key to regain grace. Horror abounds and Savannah turns to distant relatives for answers, fearing her family’s stigma of insanity is real and has spread, caused by an evil as ancient as Genesis.
Some cases are clear-cut and make sense, and then there’s this one. Two women, avid joggers, out for a hard Stanley Park Fun Run. Both dead. Both at the same time. Both on the popular park trail. rail running up and down hills dodging rocks and trees is rough, sometimes deadly. But this killer has a unique method for taking out his victims—one that doesn’t leave any forensic evidence.. Detective Kate Morgan focuses on the victims, … until two more are killed.
Awakening in the night with horrible nightmares, Simon St. Laurant curses his life and hates having ever traveled down this strange pathway, particularly when the visions come out of nowhere. This case, though, involves a much more personal element that terrifies him.
As Kate gets closer to finding out the truth, she finds herself following the path to becoming the next victim.
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