Ten years after the doomed mission to Carthan, a terrible disease is turning human Mindguards into a threat to society. The Enforcement Unit, the ruthless, peace-keeping arm of the Interstellar Federation of Common Origin, has outlawed their activity and is keeping them under strict surveillance.
Forty-seven prototech Mindguards who call themselves the Vintages have fled to the Hando Desert and seized control of the territory's thoughtenhancing drug trade. Under the leadership of the mysterious Jaycen Nemeth, the Vintages are rapidly becoming a danger to the IFCO, bringing them into direct conflict with the Enforcers. As Nemeth's influence grows among the Desert Dwellers, the prospect of a new Mindwar threatens the future of mankind.
Allie Beckstrom's lover, Zayvion Jones, is a Guardian of the Gate, imbued with both light and dark magic and responsible for ensuring that those energies don't mix. But Zayvion lies in a coma, his soul trapped in death's realm. And when Allie discovers that the only way to save Zayvion is to sacrifice her very own magical essence, she makes a decision that may have grave consequences for the entire world.
The truth would change everything, but no one knows it—except for Liv Beaufont and those who have been hiding it for centuries. Fueled to uncover the facts and restore the House of Seven to what it’s supposed to be, Liv starts searching for resources. However, the Council has different plans for her. They put her on a case that is sure to keep her busy...if not get her killed. Werewolves are real. And they have their own secrets. Liv ventures to the village where werewolves originated and learns who she can trust and who needs to be taken out. But doing so won’t be easy. And just when Liv thinks she’s finally conquered evil, an old nemesis comes back to haunt her.
Part Mortal, Part Divinity, Fully Devoted. The gathering has begun. Six demigods embark on an epic journey of danger, mystical creatures, dark magic, and intrigue. When an ancient prophesy is triggered, the tale of six powerful immortals begins. Legend has it, the chosen six will triumph over evil and restore peace. But first, they must gather together and converge on the land where their parents were defeated. Time is running out, the Titans want revenge, and the future of the entire world is at stake. Meet the immortals -The wiccan, the shifter, the Master of Water, the siren, the healer, the Reader of Minds. Their destiny awaits — if they accept their fate and unite to confront a dangerous enemy in the battle of a lifetime.
Fleeing from the growing sinkhole that was once the Glory mines, Ryan Cawdor and his companions struggle to make their way east to Ryan's home of Front Royal as a safe haven for delivering Krysty's child. Along the way, they are welcomed into a Deathlands community based on the structure and devolved traditions of a 20th century Iowa State prison. One of the bizarre customs that has evolved is the tallying of victorious acts of violence as a way of achieving dominance. Through a misunderstanding, Doc Tanner is believed to have achieved 246 of such acts and is thrust unwillingly into a cage match against a savage, hulking opponent. The companions fate may well rest on the outcome.Elsewhere, Ricky Morales and Jo Abernathy are on the trail of his long-lost sister Yamile who was captured into slavery when he first met Ryan and the others. Having appropriated a slavers' wagon, they are pretending to be slavers themselves when they enter the territory of Cloudville, a thriving community that employs slave labor to maintain its prosperity. The ruse comes to a head when the real slavers arrive.
Lucy Heron knew Los Angles was a little weird, but dangerous magic is upping the ante and making art 3D.At first, it was just one incident, but trouble never stops there.Graffiti is peeling itself off the walls and starting fights on the streets of LA. Paintings are coming to life and stepping out of their frames.Tucked at the bottom of the art is the only clue—the tag, VX.Can the Silver Griffin Agent tag the art back before humans start to notice it's not part of a movie? And what is happening at a strange tattoo parlor? The Silver Griffins will need to cover the entire city to put a stop to it.Tracking down the mystery artist, organizing PTA fundraisers, keeping an eye on the Underfoots. It takes a magical mom and her family to juggle it all.
The complete series by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author—set in a world of vampires, mortals, and powerful hungers . . . Populated by mortals and fiends who are all too human, the four novels of the Black Rose Chronicles present a new kind of romance that spans centuries. This volume includes:Forever and The Night Neely is drawn to mysterious millionaire Aidan Tremayne—but she doesn’t know his true nature . . . For All Eternity Maeve Tremayne travels through time to stop a vampire queen’s evil plan, and along the way falls in love with a kind army doctor engaged in a battle of his own. Time Without End The vampire Valerian loses his beloved to death again and again—and finally decides that he must make her immortal.Tonight and Always Beautiful Kristina, daughter of Maeve, possesses the power of telekinesis—but it’s not enough to protect her heart when she falls for a mortal man . . . Praise for Linda Lael Miller and The Black Rose Chronicles: “Lush, sensual, and exciting.” —Jayne Ann Krentz, New York Times-bestselling author of All the Colors of Night “Highly recommended.” —Booklist “A haunting love story.” —Affaire de Coeur “Miller creates characters I defy you to forget.” —Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of It’s Better This Way
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