Supernatural Suspense

Supernatural Suspense

When a Stranger Comes...: A gripping psychological thriller

by Karen S. Bell


2018 Readers' Favorite Bronze Medal Winner!

A GRIPPING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER FOR FANS OF KING AND KOONTZ!


"RIVETING"--Kirkus Reviews

What price would you pay for success?

Witnessing a lightning bolt on a sunny day, author Alexa Wainwright doesn't realize she's been transported to an alternate universe. Here, she meets media mogul, publisher, and possibly the devil himself, King Blakemore who offers her a lucrative book contract that will guarantee her comeback.

Suddenly, the contract's been signed. Now what can she do?

Desperate to get her life back, Alexa devises schemes to untether herself from this hellish existence.

Buy this book if you're a reader who loves a page-turning, heart-stopping, psychological thriller with some magical realism thrown in.

 
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Sophrosyne

by Felix Long


The goddesses must be appeased.


Nine naked hysterical women appear out of nowhere triggering a spate of bizarre deaths in the town of Didymus.

Detective Hubert Maimone must find the shadowy mastermind behind these deaths ... that all lead back to him.
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Lovers of Lore. You will adore - Sophrosyne.
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Do you love to read?
But have no time to read?
Then you will love Sophrosyne.
Ten commute-length stories and a BONUS hidden story.
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You will NEVER guess the ending.

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A Shot of Irish (Ray Irish Occult Mystery Book 1)

by Gordon Brewer


A corrupt city ran by a political machine.
Racketeers and gangsters fight for control of the waterfront.
Mysterious, bloody murders occur throughout the city.
Black-robed figures are offering blood sacrifices to an unknown demon.

Ray Irish has found his home.

In the months following World War II, Ray Irish travels from town to town trying to drown the memories of pain and carnage with bottles of whiskey. He is a tramp, and his mode of transportation is the inside of railroad cattle cars. When Irish drifts into Oyster City, a struggling town nestled along the Chesapeake Bay, a chance encounter in a back alley gives him an unanticipated job and a couple of new suits. Working for the corrupt man he saves, Irish quickly discovers his new home has a polished veneer that barely conceals layers of deception and treachery.

Paired with a conniving woman photographer named Cat, Irish descends into a world of grifters, racketeers, and cops on the take. Something more ominous lies behind the tranquil image that is projected by the town elders. The grisly murders of a chauffeur and a policeman are only part of a web of odd occurrences involving strange people wearing the masks of tarot card characters. While Irish battles with thugs who have him in their sights, the ex-Seabee follows a chain of unusual events which might lead to a murderer or his death.

He will need the luck of the Irish to survive in a city that hates outsiders.

 
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Those Who Hunger: An Amish Vampire Thriller

by Owen Banner


The bestselling literary thriller that culls the lurking dread and primal hunger of the vampire myth, but leaves the cliches at the door. 

Stephen King's Needful Things meets The Poisonwood Bible in an evocative vampire tale as fresh and inventive as The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires.

In rural Pennsylvania, a teenage boy is mauled to death. 

Hadassah Zook knows what happened, but she isn’t telling. There’s a dreadful secret buried between the furrows of her upright, simple Amish valley.

Another murder lights a fire of suspicion and prejudice in the community. It threatens to destroy everything. The killings draw in two FBI detectives: Jacobo Barrabas and Keith Linguard. But they aren’t the only ones on the hunt in Hager's Valley.

What Readers are Saying:

"It, honestly, blew me away..."

"A wild ride from start to finish..." 

"A wonderfully woven tapestry of vampire horror and suspense."

"Bloody, merciless, and highly suspenseful..."

"Unique, atmospheric, and thrilling..."

"A complex, spine-chilling tale..."

"A wildly engaging story..."

"A creative, original, and thrilling read!"

"Vampires with a more mature and complex plot."

"Engaging and fresh..."

"Compelling and difficult to put down..."

"...had me hooked from cover to cover."

"I will likely be thinking of this for a long time."

Spine-chilling and complex, this slow-burn thriller will set fire to everything you know about vampires. You won’t want to leave Hager's Valley, but you won’t be able to turn the pages fast enough either. The story and characters will stay with you long after its satisfying conclusion.

Banner stitches every heartbreak and revelation into an emotionally riveting exploration of the questions: What makes us monsters: is it desire, deception, loyalty? And how far do you have to go to stop one?

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Shards Of A Shattered Soul (Strife Of Souls Book 1)

by S.C. Stokes


After facing down the jaws of death and barely living to tell about it, Vera Sandrinas’ life is about to get a whole lot more dangerous.


With her dying breath, Vera pleaded with the Allfather for her life, and it was granted…in the form of Dragon’s Fire. Now a war has broken out in heaven, and Vera’s learning that divine mercy comes at a price.

The magic dividing the realms of the living and the dead is torn asunder, and as the undead rise, Vera must face a second death to seal the rift between between realms in time.

But if she fails, her debt will cost her more than she bargained for.

Fans of Raymond E Feist and David Gemmell will love S.C. Stokes' Shards of a Shattered Soul, an arcane adventure full of mystical creatures and expansive fantasy worlds.

Scroll up and one-click to dive into your copy today.

 
 
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The Witches of Dark Root (Daughters of Dark Root Book 1)

by April Aasheim


"There are some secrets darker than witchcraft." - Dora Maddock


Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest is a small village called Dark Root, a town steeped in magic, mystery, and secrets.
But for Maggie Maddock, Dark Root is also a prison - a place where she is forced to work in her mother's Magick Shoppe while the rest of the world moves forward without her. When a mysterious stranger offers to take Maggie away from it all, she leaves without looking back.


Seven years later, Maggie is called home by her beloved older sister. There she is confronted with a renewed sibling rivalry, a mother suffering under a mysterious illness, and a town that's lost it's literal magic. Now Maggie must decide if she will use her newfound abilities to aid those she loves or run from her responsibilities once again.

In the tradition of Alice Hoffman's Practical Magic and Rebecca Wells' Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, The Witches of Magic seamlessly weaves the past with the present, the magical with the mundane. It is a tale of family, forgiveness, and the healing power of love that will leave readers believing in magic long after the story ends.

Other books in the Daughters of Dark Root series:
The Magick of Dark Root (2014)
The Curse of Dark Root: Part One (2015)
The Curse of Dark Root: Part Two (2016)
The Shadows of Dark Root (2017)
The Council of Dark Root: Armand (A Daughters of Dark Root Companion Novella) (2015)
Christmas in Dark Root: Merry's Gift (A Daughters of Dark Root Short) (Christmas, 2015)
 

 
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Noumenon Infinity

by Marina J. Lostetter


Travel to the remotest reaches of deep space in this wondrous follow-up to the acclaimed Noumenon—a tale of exploration, adventure, science, and humanity with the sweep and intelligence of the works of Arthur C. Clarke, Neal Stephenson, and Octavia Butler.

Generations ago, Convoy Seven and I.C.C. left Earth on a mission that would take them far beyond the solar system. Launched by the Planet United Consortium, a global group formed to pursue cooperative Earth-wide interests in deep space, nine ships headed into the unknown to explore a distant star called LQ Pyx.

Eons later, the convoy has returned to LQ Pyx to begin work on the Web, the alien megastructure that covers the star. Is it a Dyson Sphere, designed to power a civilization as everyone believes—or something far more sinister?

Meanwhile, Planet United’s littlest convoy, long thought to be lost, reemerges in a different sector of deep space. What they discover holds the answers to unlocking the Web’s greater purpose.

Each convoy possesses a piece of the Web’s puzzle . . . but they may not be able to bring those pieces together and uncover the structure’s true nature before it’s too late.

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Hellbent Halo Complete Series Omnibus

by E.A. Copen


He rescued the devil’s daughter, but Hell isn’t celebrating…

This digital box set contains all five books of the popular Hellbent Halo series from preternatural storyteller E.A. Copen.

Fractured Souls

Rogue wizard Josiah Quinn never met a rule he wouldn’t break. Even though he knows he’ll face plenty of backlash from both good and evil, he braves the fires of Hell to spring Satan’s captive daughter. But before they return to their lives, he’s got to track down the missing pieces of her soul…

As he attempts to unite the fragmented spirit of the succubus by his side, Josiah has one little problem: a power-hungry wizard aiming to rule the underworld. And since that handsome devil also happens to be his old flame, fighting to protect millions of innocent lives is like battling his own heart.

With New York City in the crossfire, can Josiah pull off the impossible before all Hell breaks loose?

Smoke and Mirrors

Working for Heaven is a living Hell for rogue wizard Josiah Quinn.

Too many rules and not enough easy cash. His first official assignment from the God Squad? Solve a string of brutal murders Josiah believes are part of an intricate and all-too-familiar summoning ritual involving broken mirrors.

Devil's Due

They say Heaven protects children and drunks.For the rest of us, there’s Josiah Quinn.

Parting with God’s Hand might mean the foul-mouthed half-angel has to lie low, but he’s still got to pay the rent.

Will he be able to do that if he hunts bounties no one else will accept?

Yes, as long as he can stay alive.

When a vampire hunt goes terribly wrong, Stefan is left clinging to life by a thread.

Will Josiah betray the only friend he has left in the world to save the man he loves?

Or will he sacrifice Stefan for the army he needs to defeat his father once and for all?

Flesh and Blood

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions, and Josiah Quinn is in the fast lane.

The City of Angels holds a world of nightmares for irreverent wizard, Josiah Quinn. Not even the end of the world could convince him to visit.

But when his estranged daughter, Maggie, goes missing, he’s on the first flight there to track her down. As he tries to pull together the threads of Maggie’s life, Josiah uncovers a disturbing trend. Sex, drugs, dangerous magic… Maggie was walking an all too familiar path toward destruction.

And now she’s gone.

To find her, Josiah must navigate an unfamiliar underworld, and face an old enemy he thought he left for dead twenty years ago. With Remiel on the loose, the clock is ticking.

Can he find his missing daughter before the Fallen do? Or is he already too late?

Hell To Pay

It’s the end of the world and Josiah’s knocking on Heaven’s door…

Without the protection of his guardian angel, Josiah’s body is deteriorating. Remiel is on the cusp of victory in Hell, and Heaven is divided. The irreverent half-angel’s only hope of saving himself and all of humanity rests in finding God before it’s too late.

But since when has he ever given a damn about saving the world?

No, this is personal, and Josiah will stop at nothing to find God, even if it means going alone. He’ll crisscross the globe and leave no stone unturned in his search. Nowhere is safe, no one too sacred to interrogate. Not even the dead.

Buy the Hellbent Halo Complete Omnibus and dive into these bloody good mysteries today!

 

 
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Big Easy: A Wyatt Thomas New Orleans paranormal investigation (Wyatt Thomas mystery Book 1)

by Eric Wilder


“Reads like a collaboration between Charlaine Harris and James Lee Burke.”

In the most haunted city on earth, the police can’t afford to disregard the supernatural. When N.O.P.D. homicide detective Tony Nicosia realizes voodoo is involved in a spate of panhandler murders, he turns to someone he knows who can help him — Wyatt Thomas the French Quarter’s favorite private investigator.  Voodoo mambo Mama Mulate, Wyatt’s partner, is also a Tulane University English professor. Together, they form the most powerful paranormal partnership in the Big Easy. If you have problems involving magic, voodoo, ghosts, the occult or the supernatural Wyatt and Mama are the ones to call.

Big Easy is the fun, sexy, and gripping first novel in the popular standalone French Quarter Mystery Series. Join Wyatt and Mama as they visit smoky Bourbon Street bars, dark French Quarter alleyways, and haunted New Orleans cemeteries. Read Big Easy and find out why the French Quarter Mystery Series is the favorite mystery series of readers who live in and around New Orleans. Check out what they say on Amazon.

“A funny, upbeat, sometimes creepy, hellishly fast read.”

“A rollercoaster of intrigue set in that exotic, erotic Mecca known as New Orleans.”

“A murder mystery that steeps the reader in home-cooking of down south, Creole and voodoo.”

“Loved the integration of magic with real life along with a dash of local cuisine.”

“While I couldn’t wait to see how it ended, I was sorry when it did.”

“Great characters, mile-a-minute plot, wonderful ending.”

“I could almost smell those sweating bodies, had a feeling I could touch the tomcat’s fur, and taste the gumbo.”

 

 
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Moon Blood 5 (The First Blood Son)

by Carol McKibben

They were unique among their kind.


Ancients were the first-born of the originals. They didn’t seek out destruction or evil. It sought them, challenged them, and tried to possess them.


Kane de Medici is the powerful first blood son of Brogio, the original vampire. Devoted to learning, he has chosen a life of knowledge and experimentation. After centuries of war and battle, he longs for peace and fulfillment with those he loves.

Moon, Kane’s hybrid wolf progeny, is loyal to him above all, while Enzo, her magical spirt wolf, is devoted to her protection.

Zandra Moretti is the first born of King Lycan, the original werewolf. She and her ten brothers are hybrid vampire Lycans committed to not harming innocents and to fighting for what is right. Kane is the love of Zandra’s existence, and with him, she and her brothers will give their lives to fight against the evil that endlessly seeks to capture or destroy him.

Anointed as God’s chosen warriors, they are pitted against Satan and all manner of evil from their past. Giving their all to protect each other and humanity, the de Medici vampires must face the ultimate test of their strength, skills, and intelligence. Underneath it all, love and loyalty are the keys to victory with Moon and Enzo showing them the way.
 

The ultimate clash of Good against Evil plays out in Moon Blood Book 5, the culmination of the First Blood Son Series.

 
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Coffee and Ghosts: The Complete First Season (Coffee and Ghosts: The Complete Seasons Book 1)

by Charity Tahmaseb


Katy and her grandmother have always used coffee to catch ghosts. It pays the bills and keeps them in high-end beans. But after her grandmother dies and a rival ghost hunter moves to town, Katy fears things will never be the same.

She’s right.

From a beguiling and charismatic ghost whisperer to her new partner’s ghost swallowing brother and even a (short) stint behind bars, Katy navigates her new reality, uncertain her skills are equal to the tasks at hand. But are these things mere distractions--or do they hide something darker, far more sinister, something that has a long-held vendetta against Katy?

To survive, Katy must uncover an ancient secret. She must brew her very best Kona blend. She will need to rely on unexpected and unpredictable allies.

To survive, she will need to trust what’s in her heart.

Coffee & Ghosts is a cozy paranormal mystery/romance serial told over five episodes. This series bundle contains all five episodes.

Episode 1: Ghost in the Coffee Machine
Episode 2: Giving Up the Ghosts
Episode 3: The Ghost Whisperer
Episode 4: Gone Ghost
Episode 5: Must Love Ghosts

 
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Sixty-Five Roses: An Amari Johnston Novel, Volume 3

by R. A. Williams

An ancient Christian relic. An astonishing power to heal.

Cystic fibrosis is a progressive disease with no cure. And for one dying little girl with this illness, there is only one hope—an ancient Christian relic with miraculous healing powers.


Amari Johnston is a feisty private investigator fresh out of college. Her father is a retired homicide detective. Together, they work as a team for a wealthy philanthropist named Ernesto Galliano.

While staying at Ernesto’s estate, Amari befriends an endearing four-year-old foster child named Kathleen. But Kathleen isn’t like the other foster children staying at the estate. She has a severe case of cystic fibrosis, and Amari is desperate to find a cure. She researches the latest medical advances, but after learning that effective treatment is decades away, she nearly gives up hope.

Meanwhile, inside the restoration laboratory of the Royal Ontario Museum, a conservator discovers a relic with miraculous healing powers: a woolen scrap of fabric from the cloak of Jesus Christ.

When the museum conservator gets fired, and the miracle cloth goes missing, Ernesto sends Amari and her father to investigate the case. As Kathleen lies dying in the intensive care unit, Amari puts her own life on the line in a desperate attempt to find the miracle cloth before it’s too late.

Although this novel is volume 3 of the Amari Johnston series, it can easily be read as a standalone title.

 
 
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Vestige: Rise of the Pureblood

by Antonio Roberts


Fangs, scales and a tail never looked good on anyone.

Another home gone. Another parent dead. And now Sinopa's on the run for her life and must prove her innocence alone in a strange place.

But appearances are deceiving, and the police are the least of her worries. Because with every step she takes, someone else is watching. Something unnatural is after her...maybe even lurking beneath her skin.

And the deeper Sinopa investigates, the higher the stakes rise. More sorcerers disappear. Tensions escalate, and with every day, her humanity crumbles.

As an ancient evil resurfaces, how much will she risk saving those she loves? 

Vestige: Rise of the pureblood is a young adult fantasy novel. If you like fast-paced page-turners with a hint of horror and romance then you will love this book.

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The Seven Sisters Cottonwood Omnibus Edition: Includes all 9 books

by M.L. Bullock

 

Updated & Expanded FULL Omnibus version for Mar 2020!

The Seven Sisters Ultimate Cottonwood Saga, including two bonus stories.

When historian Carrie Jo Jardine accepted her dream job as the chief historian at Seven Sisters in Mobile, Alabama, she had no idea what she would encounter.

The moldering old plantation housed more than a few boxes of antebellum artifacts and forgotten oil paintings.

Secrets lived there--and they demanded to be set free.

When young, wealthy Ashland Stuart offered Carrie Jo the job, he had no idea that she had a secret of her own.

An unexpected accident takes Carrie Jo back in time as a witness to life at the plantation over 150 years ago.

An impassioned plea from Ashland puts Carrie Jo in a precarious position as the two work together to find young and beautiful missing heiress Calpurnia Cottonwood.

A collection of journals and a series of dreams give Carrie Jo all the clues she needs to find the missing girl, but both a present-day danger and one from the past try to stop her.

Will Carrie Jo solve the mystery of the houseor will she go missing forever herself?

 

Go up and click 'Read for Free' or 'Buy Now' and start reading today!

 

The Seven Sisters Complete Cottonwood Saga Includes:

1. Seven Sisters

2. Moonlight Falls on Seven Sisters

3. Shadows Stir at Seven Sisters

4. The Stars That Fell

5. The Stars We Walked Upon

6. The Sun Rises Over Seven Sisters

7. Christmas at Seven Sisters

8. Ghost on a Swing

9. Beyond Seven Sisters

 

 
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The Manuscript: A Gripping Suspense Novel

by Nathan Hystad


Four old friends.

An unpublished manuscript.

A long-buried secret.


Jeremiah Trent works as a Seattle homicide detective. When he’s contacted by a friend from his childhood, he packs his bags and heads to a mansion in remote Colorado. As he arrives at the best-selling author’s home, Jerry can’t shake the feeling it was a mistake visiting the people from his past.

The mystery deepens when Jay offers them a chance to read his newest manuscript, one chapter at a time. When Jerry digs in, he finds the story is their own from twenty-five years ago, only with different character names and a changed setting.

Abby, Ken, Jay, and Jerry’s tale unravels, and when a body is discovered by the local Police Department, one that has been there for years, everything escalates into a shocking conclusion.

The Manuscript is a suspense thriller by Nathan Hystad, the author of The Event and Lights Over Cloud Lake.

 
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Moon Stalked (Woelfin Awakening Book 1)

by Aimee Easterling


A woelfin. A werewolf. A thief in the night.

Unlike werewolves, I shift into wolf form by wrapping myself in my pelt and falling onto four paws. It's a good life until I screw up and let my cousin's pelt be stolen. Now I'll do anything to steal it back.

Unfortunately, my first attempt to break into a gated mansion is blocked by a dangerous and enticing werewolf who fingers my pelt and offers to team up with me.

In woelfin circles, werewolves are known as the skinless. They steal pelts. They aren't to be trusted.

But murders are dogging my footsteps while my cousin fades daily. I'm willing to lose my pelt to save his life.

The first book in Aimee Easterling's new Woelfin Awakening series is full of pack, adventure, and a healthy helping of romance. Why not come along for the ride?

 
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The Cursed Key: A New Adult Urban Fantasy Romance Novel (The Cursed Key Trilogy Book 1)

by Miranda Brock et al


A forgotten past, a dark mage, and an unyielding curse.

Another team beat free-spirited archaeologist Olivia Perez to the dig of a lifetime, and now she’s left with the choice to wait for scraps or brave a dangerous, dusty tomb in hopes of finding other priceless artifacts. Her reward? A mysterious key she has no idea is cursed. Soon, Olivia realizes she’s brought home more than just an ancient rarity.

Malevolent visions begin to plague her. Unnerved by what they reveal, she casts away the key…unknowingly placing it into the waiting hands of a dark mage bent on destruction. Only when a shifter agent from the Paranormal Intelligence and Tracking Organization arrives searching for the key does Olivia realize what a huge mistake she’s made.

Forced to team up with the ill-tempered shifter, her journey to reclaim the cursed key leads down a twisting path of dark histories, dangerous magic, and deadly obstacles. But Olivia’s efforts to take back the ancient relic before the dark mage can destroy the lives of humans, shifters, witches, and fae alike are thwarted by her own dark past…and a price steeper than what she’s willing to pay.

Fans of Tomb Raider and Ilona Andrews will love the blend of urban fantasy, magical adventure, and paranormal romance in THE CURSED KEY from Miranda Brock and New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Hamilton!

Scroll up and one click to start this slow burn urban fantasy romance adventure!

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Death And Deception (The Lazarus Codex Books 01-05)

by E.A. Copen

 

If you like gritty action, snarky humor, and unique magic, then GRAB E.A. Copen's exciting urban fantasy series, The Lazarus Codex.

This collection contains the first five books of the popular Lazarus Codex series from preternatural storyteller E.A. Copen

An ex-con who talks with the dead. A bloody murder. 

Figures they’d blame the guy with the record.

For Lazarus Kerrigan, The Big Easy is anything but easy.

Crime is up, incomes are down, and now his front door is a murder scene. 

Talk about a bad morning.

Since Lazarus is the only ex-con around, the cops are ready to pin it all on him and call it a day. 

If he wants to clear his name, Lazarus will have to find the murderer. Fast. 

You’d think that’d be easy considering he can talk to the dead.

But more than monsters go bump in the night when the sun sets in New Orleans. The infamous Baron Samedi is back in town, and ready to offer Laz a new power he can’t refuse. 

At least, not if he wants to get out of this one alive!

READY TO BE SPELLBOUND?

Go up and click 'Read for Free' or 'Buy Now' and start reading Death and Deception today!

Death And Deception Includes the complete First Five Books in the Best Selling Lazarus Codex

INCLUDES:

  1. Death Rites
  2. Organ Grind
  3. Shallow Grave
  4. Knight Shift
  5. Death Match
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Parallel Worlds: The Heroes Within

by James Hunter et al


Heroes and villains are not always on the opposite ends of the spectrum of good and evil. Sometimes, all that separates them is a fine line. The stories within "Parallel Worlds" explore the lives of such heroes and what drives them -- and what keeps them from crossing over to the other side.

This anthology features nineteen stories from bestselling, award-winning, and emerging authors, and includes brand new, never-before seen stories from Jim Butcher's, "Dresden Files," Robert Asprin's "The Myth-Adventures" by Jody Lynn Nye, and Neo Edmund's "Red Riding Alpha Huntress Chronicles."

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Empyrean Witch: Demigoddess Chronicles Book 1

by J.S. Malcom


I always thought the gods were a myth. Then again, I thought the same thing about witches.

I'm no stranger to darkness. I've been dealing with it all my life. That's just part of being a "mutant psychic." I see things and know things that, most of the time, I'd be better off not seeing or knowing. But when my witch powers start to manifest, my life takes a new direction entirely. Suddenly, I’m recruited by the Shadow Order, a supernatural agency dedicated to the protection of the covens. My primary task? To read supernatural murder scenes. Trust me, at that point the word “dark” takes on a whole new meaning.

When one of those crime scenes opens a door between me and a trio of dark goddesses hunting for a talisman, I seriously start to reconsider my life choices. Especially when those same goddesses start hunting me. Maybe it's a case of mistaken identity. I'd really like to think so. But the feeling I’m getting is that they know just who and what I am, while I'm still trying to figure that part out for myself. And when I meet an irresistibly alluring stranger who seems to know me better than I do, I really have to wonder. Because if what he tells me is true, I too carry the blood of the gods in my veins, and only I can unlock the magic needed to save the human race.

 
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