Living underground sucks. Living in a city that's falling apart sucks even more. Combine these and you've got the home town of Melissa OmNick, a hot tempered 22 year old FireCat. Melissa is a recent graduate of the Street Police Training Academy. Usually dressed in a high cut shirt, skirt, fishnet stockings and black boots, Melissa has to go through a transformation; both mentally, physically to be able to continue and partake in Police activities.
Why the Police Academy? It's the only sure-fire way that she knows of to get out of the dump of a city she calls home.
As she works her new job, she learns the tricks of the trade from the one officer she didn’t want as her partner. She also displays unprecedented magical capabilities, far beyond that of her partner or any other police officer on the force. This display catches the attention of the upper ranks, forcing them to take action on Melissa’s future.
During a test, it is shown that her power seems to know no bounds, as if growing, to show that she was meant for something greater.
How high will her power take her? Is there a limit to her power? While she discovers herself, she lives with Ryan, seemingly the only one who can tolerate her attitude. Who is he and where did he come from, as he never works. What are his intentions towards Melissa?
~ Adults only - 18+ ~
The Shape of Things by Ray Bradbury
Peter Horn hadn't planned it that way at all. Neither he nor his wife imagined that such a thing could happen to them. They had talked quietly for days about the birth of their coming child, they had eaten normal foods, slept a great deal, taken in a few shows, and, when it was time for her to fly in the helicopter to the hospital, her husband, Peter Horn, laughed and kissed her.
"Honey, you'll be home in six hours," he said. "These new birth–mechanisms do everything but father the child for you."
She remembered an old–time song. "No, no, they can't take that away from me!" and sang it, and they laughed as the helicopter lifted themover the green way from country to city.
Estela and Mariana got a turn in their lives when one of them gets involved with people from the favela and from the drug trade.
Always challenging, the youngest will spend her days in search of emotions that, not always, have a good result.
How would this end?
Is it possible to escape from the results generated by bad choices?
Let's go together in search of the answers!
"A flawless sequel." —S.A. Klopfenstein, author of the Watcher series
A new darkness is rising.
Chrys swore to never again let the Apogee take control but, in a moment of desperation, he gave in. Now, he will learn what the Apogee truly wants.
In Alchea, Laurel will do anything to get her threadlight back, even if it means working for the leader of the Bloodthieves. But she has no choice...a life without threadlight is no life at all.
To the west, Alverax travels with the Zeda people to the large port city of Felia, where they seek refuge after the fires in the Fairenwild. But he shattered the coreseal, and no one quite knows what the consequences will be. They only know it won't be good.
Together, they changed the world—now, they must save it.
Twenty years after the death of her father during the Battle of Altair, Lieutenant Amy Palmer returns to the system as an officer aboard the reconnaissance ship Mirage. Almost immediately disaster strikes and Amy, along with the crew of the Mirage, must face the possibility of performing their final duties.
Final Duty is available as an ebook and as an audiobook with voice actors, Erin Mallon and Michael Braun of Brick Shop Audio.
The city has changed....
But not always for the better. Some love her, some hate her, but the one thing that is causing the city problems is Valerie herself. As a lightning rod, she needs to get out of the public's eye and allow the emotions to cool without her presence.
Whether she wants to, or not.
Trusting her friends, she drops back to the shadows to deliver the Justice Michael demands.
Because Judgement Has Fallen, and even the deep, dark places are going to realize they are not safe.
Judgment Has Fallen is part of The Kurtherian Gambit Universe.
As noted in other series set in the Kurtherian Universe, there is cursing in this book, occasionally, it's funny, too.
Charming debutante by day, elite computer slicer by night, Charity Devalas is out to make amends by shutting down a global gun-running cartel. But just as she’s on the verge of succeeding and maybe ending her nightmares, disaster strikes.
Forced to flee with the mysterious mercenary Spectre, Charity must brave the darkness of the Barrington Free Zone, one of the world's worst megacities. Pursued by mercs, slicers, and bounty hunters of all stripes, it will take everything they have just to survive. Before the clock reaches zero, Charity will have to do what she's never done - and become what she swore she'd never be.
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