By Megan Derr, Avery Vanderlyle, D. K. Jernigan, E. E. Ottoman, E. R. Karr, Lor Rose, Tam Ames
Virtually each old civilization has tales of a few type of dragon, from the winged serpents of Asian lore to the normal Western picture of the fire-breathing behemoth. Literature is full of tales of valiant heroes driving into the jaws of risk to slay the beast and rescue the princess. yet occasionally, the knight in shining armor is much less drawn to the maiden in misery than within the dragon he's speculated to slay. "Dracones" brings jointly seven tales detailing the ability and majesty of a dragon's love.
Most of the people in "Fugue in Gold and Fire" are unknowingly animals in human shape, and while the Vesti Moon rises, the animal types break away, with out reminiscence in their human lives. enthusiasts Adri and Dru look for the way to realize one another in the course of the swap, but if Dru's precise shape seems to be a dragon, he considers by no means altering again. Peter Harington aspires to be a "Teller of Tales" while he submits his fictional dragon manuscript for booklet. Tom, the editor assigned to paintings with Peter, although, reveals the worldbuilding a bit too actual and is decided to profit the reality. while the dragon Daire is wounded, basically the "Weird Magics" of alchemist Cyras can heal him. but if one of many fae is located killed and her blood tired, Daire suspects his savior of unlawful experimentation and murder.
Then, in "Chanson Commencante de Guerre", the traditional dragon Rayvak unearths himself unusually attracted to the younger dragon shifter Stormy, regardless of the years of battle among the dragons and the dragon shifters. the 2 needs to conquer centuries of animosity in the event that they are to discover any happiness jointly. Psychic David and his dragon lover Ferdie are actually "Two within the Bush" whilst their camping out journey is interrupted by way of the paranormal guardians in their wooded area. they could experience the facility of the dragon, yet think that David and Ferdie have it certain and insist that they free up it or die! "Finding the Rain" is the duty charged to Buwei, despatched with choices to the Dragon Lord Shenlong in hopes of finishing his province' drought, a trip none have ever back from. however the dragon's temple keeper, Tian, wishes Buwei for himself and is prepared to defy even the nice dragon to maintain him. eventually, in "Lukos Heat", a project of revenge sends the dragon Najlah into the mountains and into an not going partnership with the wolf shifter Barkus. And the nearer they get to their quarry, the extra they detect that not anything is because it seems to be.
By Catherine Coulter
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By Elle Jasper
After surviving life-threatening bites from 3 strong strigoi vampires, tattoo artist Riley Poe has absorbed their powers and is enhanced than ever. simply as she's studying to harness her newfound skills, she and her vampire mum or dad fiance, Eli Dupre, conform to sign up for the elite world wide Unexplained Phenomena crew.
This job strength, composed of vampires, druids, werewolves, and otherbeings, has been assigned to take down the Black Fallen, a robust race of fallen angels fed on by means of the darkest magic. those harmful creatures are seeking for the final word resource of strength in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Riley stands out as the WUP team's mystery weapon to take them down. She needs to be cautious, notwithstanding, or their darkish energy might engulf her--and her middle, too....
By Anna Mitchael, Michelle Sassa
Mad males meets The satan Wears Prada during this energetic debut a few younger lady operating on the hippest advert business enterprise in New York...
So. you must paintings in ads. The glitz, the glamour, the cocktail-fueled brainstorming periods and Xbox breaks. feels like a dream task, right?
Wrong. the truth could be a nightmare. There are 5 uncomplicated ideas for succeeding within the advert world—and i believe I’ve already damaged each one…
1) by no means allow them to see you cry. whether your ally breaks your middle. And posts all of it over social media.
2) Be one of many boys. And, in case you have been born with the incorrect gear, flaunt what you've bought to distract them when you get ahead.
3) get a hold of definitely the right pitch in an instant—or have your resumé able to pass in any respect times.
4) belief nobody. heavily. when you don't watch your again, they'll scouse borrow your rules, your delight, even your stapler.
5) most significantly, don’t ever, lower than any conditions, be a CopyGirl.
Trust me. I know…
By Miles Cameron
Some are born to energy. a few grab it. and a few have the knowledge by no means to wield it. The crimson Knight has stood opposed to infantrymen, armies and the may perhaps of an empire with no flinching. He's fought on actual and magical battlefields alike, and now he's dealing with one of many maximum demanding situations but. A tournament.
A joyous spring occasion, the flower of the the Aristocracy will trip opposed to one another for royal want and acclaim. It's a political contest -- one that the crimson Knight has the ability to win. however the stakes could be better than he thinks. The court docket of Alba has been infiltrated through a perilous faction of warlike knights, led by way of the best knight on the earth: Jean de Vrailly -- and the prize he's battling for isn't royal prefer, however the throne of Alba itself...This is the 3rd ebook within the Traitor Son Cycle, following on The crimson Knight and The Fell Sword.
By Heather Graham
MIDNIGHT IN SAVANNAH...
It's a urban of good looks, history...hauntings. And some of the most haunted areas in Savannah is a tavern referred to as The Dragonslayer, in-built the 1750s. the present proprietor, Gus Anderson, is a descendant of the unique innkeeper and his pirate brother, Blue.
Gus summons his granddaughter, Abigail, domestic from Virginia, the place she's learning on the FBI Academy. while she arrives, she's devastated to discover him useless. Murdered. yet Abby quickly learns that Gus isn't the one one to satisfy a brutal and premature finish; there've been at the least different sufferers. Then Captain Blue Anderson begins making ghostly appearances, and the FBI's paranormal research unit, the Krewe of Hunters, sends in Agent Malachi Gordon.
Abby and Malachi have an identical skill to connect to the dead...and the same stubbornness. Sparks instantly start to fly--sparks of allure and discord. yet because the demise toll rises, they need to belief one another or they, too, may possibly locate themselves one of the lifeless haunting previous Savannah!
By Nora Roberts
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Second within the breathtaking Irish trilogy from the number one long island occasions bestselling author.
Nora Roberts returns to eire during this story of a skilled musician and the attractive tomboy who's been secretly in love with him for years.
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With over 100 and twelve million books in print and forty-two New York Times bestsellers up to now, Nora Roberts is surely the main celebrated and enjoyed women's fiction author this day. Tears of the Moon is her moment publication within the mesmerizing Irish trilogy that includes the Gallagher siblings of Ardmore, eire. during this greatest tale Nora Roberts inspires a land full of magic, tune and fable, and captures the key desires and enduring passions of 3 amazing siblings.
A gifted songwriter, Shawn Gallagher spends his days misplaced in reverie and sweetness, oblivious to the wiles of girl and the methods of the realm. He claims that he's content material together with his lifestyles, yet his track tells a special story-one of loneliness and determined longing?
No one is familiar with why Shawn doesn't placed his musical present to ecocnomic use-least of all Brenna O'Toole, a fiercely self sufficient tomboy who has been secretly in love with him for years. however it is simply whilst Shawn supplies in to the mysteries of magic that he will get the opportunity to satisfy his future as a guy and a musician.
By Heather Massey
Captain Michael Drake desperately wishes a military to save lots of Earth after a crushing defeat by means of alien invaders. whilst his broken starship docks at a distant legal colony, he discovers Earth's final most sensible hope--an military to interchange the only he lost.
But, Queenie, the feral goddess ruling the legal, has different plans for the rugged megastar send captain. After imprisoning Drake and seizing his send, she prepares to guide her blood-thirsty band to freedom prior to the invaders song them down.
Despite her intentions, Queenie secretly falls for the attractive, hotshot captain. Drake makes it undeniable he desires to win again Earth together with her through his aspect. yet is following her center worthy betraying her people?
Reader Alert!: Captain Michael Drake burns with hope upon seeing Queenie's unending parade of tight-fitting clothes, even whereas he is aware that claiming her should wait until eventually he can persuade her to affix him within the struggle opposed to alien invaders.
By Susan Crandall
Years in the past, Glory Harrison misplaced her husband and unborn baby in a hearth she has no reminiscence of and she's been working ever on account that. while her cherished grandmother wishes her support, Glory returns to her rural fatherland in Tennessee and can't support yet suppose the load of people's pity. so far as town is worried, Glory and her husband had the 'perfect' marriage yet Glory recalls his jealousy and possessiveness and her starting to be disappointment. the only saving grace to her go back is that she reconnects with Eric Williams, an outdated buddy from early life. because the firefighter that pulled her from the flames, the sight of him is sufficient to deliver again undesirable thoughts yet as time handed their friendship grows and a romance starts. The divorced father of a mildly autistic son, Eric has his palms complete yet Glory is irresistibly interested in him. yet Eric recalls the unhappy glance in Glory's eyes and her husband's jealousy and has his personal theories in regards to the evening of the fireplace. whilst Glory starts off to obtain obtain aggravating calls and letetrs, Eric and Glory needs to discover the reality approximately that evening - yet will their fledgling love live to tell the tale what they exhibit?
By Marilyn Yalom
Oh, how the French love love! for centuries, they've got championed themselves as publications to the artwork de l'amour via their literature, work, songs, and cinema. A French person with no amorous hope is taken into account faulty, like anyone lacking the experience of scent or flavor. Now respected pupil Marilyn Yalom in detail examines the tenets of this culture's enduring gospel of romance.
Basing her delightfully erudite findings on her huge readings of French literature, in addition to stories of her own stories in l. a. belle France, Yalom explores the numerous nuances of affection because it has developed over the centuries, from the center a while to the current. Following alongside, step by step, on her romance-tinged literary detective hunt, the reader discovers how the French invented love, how they've got stored it brilliant for greater than 9 centuries, what's distinctive within the French love event, and what's common.