Auf der Suche nach ihrem Bruder gerät Quinn Lennox in eine dunkle Unterwelt, die nur sie sehen kann. Dort begegnet ihr der Vampir Arturo Mazza, der sie mit seinem gefährlichen Charme völlig in seinen Bann schlägt. Quinn glaubt, ihm nicht trauen zu können, doch wenn sie ihren Bruder retten will, ist sie auf seine Hilfe angewiesen.
Die erste Novella zur Krieger des Lichts-Reihe: Prickelnd, knisternd, actionreich! Zehn Jahre ist es her, dass Zee seiner Geliebten Julianne das Herz brach: Er wies ihre Liebeserklärung zurück und verschwand daraufhin spurlos. Doch jetzt ist Zee wieder da, gerade als Julianne in einer Notlage steckt. Auch wenn seine Unsterblichkeit dabei auf dem Spiel steht, will er ihr zur Seite stehen. Aber Julianne hat keinerlei Absichten, sich von ihm helfen zu lassen - auch wenn Zee ihre Gefühle noch immer in Aufruhr bringt - (ca. 120 Buchseiten) "Die wendungsreiche und spannungsgeladene Handlung ist Garant für ein wahres Lesevergnügen!" LoveLetter
“Pamela Palmer’s stories catch you, captivate you, and never let you go.” —Christina Dodd Prepare to be seduced by the dark side! The New York Times bestselling author of the Feral Warriors shapeshifter series, Pamela Palmer now carries us into the perilous heart of Vamp City, where paranormal romance lovers will be helpless to resist the sensuous allure of A Blood Seduction. A world of eternal night is crumbling—a vampire haven called Vamp City—and one woman with extraordinary supernatural powers is the sole hope for the future…with the help of a shockingly handsome immortal who knows her secret. Paranormal romance readers’ thirst for sexy vampires remains unquenched—and every insatiable fan of Jeaniene Frost, Nalini Singh, and Lora Leigh is going to want to sink her teeth into A Blood Seduction.
Author: Paul Feval
Publisher: Black Coat Press
Release Date: 2003-09-01
Some tell of a great city of black jasper which has streets and buildings like any other city but is eternally in mourning, enveloped by perpetual gloom. Some call it Selene, some Vampire City, but the vampires refer to it among themselves by the name of the Sepulchre... To destroy the dreaded vampire lord Otto Goetzi, writer Ann Radcliffe, Merry Bones the Irishman, and Grey Jack her faithful servant, launch an all-out attack on Selene... "We can easily see in Vampire City the ultimate literary ancestor of Buffy the Vampire-Slayer."-Brian Stableford. Paul F?val (1816-1887) was the author of numerous popular swashbuckling novels and one of the fathers of the modern crime thriller. Brian Stableford has published more than fifty novels and two hundred short stories. Vampire City was written in 1867-thirty years before Bram Stoker's Dracula-and is one of three classic vampire stories also available from Black Coat Press.
In Media, Modernity and the Dynamic Plant, Janet Janzen traces the motif of the “dynamic plant” through early 20th century German culture. In examples from film and literature, she demonstrates a shift in the perception of plants to living beings.
They are called Feral Warriors—an elite band of immortals who can change shape at will. Sworn to rid the world of evil, consumed by sorcery and seduction, their wild natures are primed for release . . . The most enigmatic and tortured of the Feral Warriors, Wulfe is haunted by the quiet beauty of a human woman who no longer remembers him. Once a captive of both the Mage and the Ferals, Natalie stole a piece of his heart before he took her memories and sent her safely back to her fiancé. But now the Mage are threatening her again, and Wulfe will risk anything to protect her. Natalie Cash is stunned when she's saved by a wolf who shifts suddenly into a splendidly built, if badly scarred, man, a man with the kindest eyes. Swept into a world of intrigue and danger beyond her comprehension, she turns to the powerful Wulfe, finding a passion she'd only dreamed of. But when time runs out, they must trust one another and surrender to a wild, untamed love.
Author: Kevin Holm-Hudson
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release Date: 2008
In 1974 the British progressive rock group Genesis released their double concept album The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, now widely regarded as a classic album of 1970s progressive rock. This album has inspired nearly fanatical devotion among progressive rock fans, some of whom have constructed elaborate web sites purporting to 'explain' The Lamb. The album is a surreal allegory drawing its material from religious, literary and psychological themes. More than thirty years after its release, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway still enthralls listeners, earning the distinction of being Genesis's most consistently selling back-catalogue release.
And now Kaderil the Dark plans to invade the human realm. He's on a mission to steal back the stones of power that they possess, and kill a small band of humans immune to Esri enchantment. But in the human realm he meets Autumn McGinn, who holds the means for him to claim victory—if only she'll betray her people. Something about this vibrant beauty's sweetness and gentle kindness moves him, and though Kade vows to stay away, he must protect her from other Esri hell-bent on destroying the human race. Torn between duty and conscience, can Kade overcome his sinister desires—or will he find redemption in Autumn's vibrant embrace?
"Former navy SEAL Charlie Rand embarks on the most dangerous mission of his career when he dives through a portal to rescue the only person who knows how to seal the gates between the Esri faery land and the world. But meeting up with his guide and companion through the adventure, the beautiful Tarrys, turns out to be his true revelation. As the pair traverses the dangerous plains, the Forest of Nightmares and the crystal mines of Esria, they're pursued by beings who seek to kill Charlie and enslave Tarrys. But the greatest danger of all becomes the love that grows between the couple, a love that threatens to doom their mission to save humanity"--Publisher.
Only one woman can save vamp city . . . One of the few humans who managed to escape the deadly twilight world of Vamp City, Quinn Lennox vows never to return. But the vampires want her back, for only she has the power to renew the magic of their crumbling world and free the vampires trapped within. When the dangerous and all-too-seductive Arturo Mazza comes for her, Quinn knows she can never trust him after the betrayal she suffered at his hands. But with her beloved brother's fate hanging in the balance, and her own power beginning to emerge, she chooses to risk all on yet another perilous journey back to Vamp City. And though she tries to deny it, her heart begins to hold hope that even a ruthless vampire can learn the meaning of true love . . .
Larsen Vale has a secret: she sees things. Terrible things. Deadly things. And her latest vision features a strange albino man…and her own death. Haunted and afraid, she trusts no one, not even the handsome cop who seems fascinated with her. Washington, D.C., detective Jack Hallihan has one mission: find the man who is assaulting young women. But the police have no clues, no leads and no witnesses. And Jack has a deadly secret of his own—a secret Larsen holds the key to. Time is running out. If Larsen and Jack can't learn to trust their attraction to each other, the Gate will be opened—and the world will be forever changed….
Author: John Kaye
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Release Date: 2014-10-15
Of John Kaye's first novel, Newsday wrote, “An utterly original L.A. novel . . . the fiction debut of the year.” Now, with The Dead Circus, Kaye again shows us another side of Los Angeles—a city of rockers and private eyes, script girls and wiseguys, whose golden orbit is pierced by a streak of American evil named Manson. It's 1986. Gene Burk is an ex-cop, a fanatical record collector and private eye. Devastated by the death of his fiancée, a flight attendant, in a plane crash, Gene becomes obsessed with an unsolved mystery from his days with the LAPD: the death of up-and-coming rockabilly star Bobby Fuller. As Gene attempts to reconstruct the circumstances that led to Fuller's demise, he is unexpectedly contacted by a woman from his fiancée's hometown, a survivor of the Manson Family who needs Gene's help to escape her past. Her last link to Manson is a startling body of evidence of the Family's evil and madness—evidence that several depraved individuals, including Gene's corrupt ex-partner, would love to get their hands on at any cost. As Gene travels back in history to the moment Manson partied alongside Bobby Fuller and the Beach Boys, he lays bare Los Angeles in the sixties, its relative innocence, and its seedy underbelly, and uncovers how those currents have shaped not just history but his own life and those of the people he loves. With infallible storytelling instinct and great heart, John Kaye spins a masterful, disturbing portrait of twenty years in Los Angeles, of the uniquely American compulsions of drugs, alcohol, and fame, and of the promise of the sixties and the bitter realities of the morning after.
After a psychopath brutally kills young Dora Suarez and, on the same night, Felix Roatta, the owner of the seedy Parallel Club is murdered, a sergeant with the Metropolitan Police becomes obsessed with the deaths and believes the two killings may be related.