By John Levitt
Mason was an enforcer, making sure that these magic practitioners with out a ethical compass walked the immediately and slim. yet now he simply desires to continue his head down, play guitar, and preserve a low profile with Lou, his magical dogs spouse. yet Mason is down on his good fortune, and while a task with a wide payout comes alongside, he reveals the provide difficult to resist-not realizing it may suggest sacrificing what either guy and his ally carry Most worthy.
By Inara Scott
Dancia Lewis is way from well known. and that is not only as a result of her normal grades or her less-than-glamorous wardrobe. In truth, Dancia's mediocrity is a welcome conceal for her mystery: whenever she sees a person threatening a person she cares about, things just...happen. autos skid. constructions cave in. frequently a person will get hurt. So Dancia does every thing attainable to prevent getting as regards to somebody, belieiving this fashion she will be able to supress her powers and hold them hidden. But whilst recruiters from the distinguished Delcroix Academy appear in her lounge to supply her a whole scholarship, Dancia's days of residing below the radar could be over. Only, Delcroix is a college for diplomats' youngsters and baby geniuses--not B scholars with uncontrollable telekinetic tendencies. So why are they treating Dancia like she's specific? Even the most well liked man on campus looks going out of his solution to make Dancia believe welcome. And then there's her mysterious new good friend Jack, who cannot remain out of hassle. He suspects whatever risky is happening on the Academy and desires Dancia to help him determine what. But Dancia isn't really confident. She hopes that perhaps the recruiters comprehend extra approximately her "gift" than they're letting on. probably they could support her know the way to take advantage of it...But now not even Dancia can have imagined what awaits her in the back of the gates of Delcroix Academy.
By John Ringo
Precise: unique by means of a few strange caliber . . . conditions: a bit of proof that shows the chance or improbability of an occasion . . . Barbara Everette, homemaker dwelling in a small city in Mississippi, had definitely the right lifestyles. excellent husband, ideal childrens, ideal condominium, excellent Christian religion. She cooked and wiped clean completely and controlled all the chores of the fashionable suburbanite, toting the children, working the PTA, educating kung-fu within the neighborhood dojo . . . completely. yet perfection has a value and the day got here whilst Barbara snapped. She easily needed to have "one weekend off." God needed to supply her that a lot. It acknowledged no the place that she was once a slave. Waving so long to her hapless, completely undomestic husband, she set out at the quest for a weekend of peace and perhaps a few genuine Cajun foodstuff. Detective Sergeant Kelly Lockhart, New Orleans murder, had an ideal checklist on his newest case: now not a unmarried suspect. And there may be a minimum of 5 or 6, given the DNA strains at the many our bodies. moreover, his sole quite striking clue, a mysterious fish scale, had disappeared into the recesses of the FBI Crime Lab. however the outdated fortune-teller was once sending him into the bayou, down within the land of actual Cajun meals, at the song of a mysterious pimp with the admonition to "watch for the Princess." Or die. Barbara and Kelly have been heading to a rendezvous that may be destiny and can show the hand of God. there has been extra cooking within the swamps than jambalaya. Unknown to both, the secret of the Bayou Ripper had unique conditions.
By Katherine Allred
Close Contact—the moment Alien Affairs experience (following Close Encounters) from interesting newcomer Katherine Allred—is a successful mixture of technology fiction and passionate love tale that might ship enthusiasts of Linnea Sinclair and Anne McCaffrey over the moon! This amazing futuristic story of a celebration girl-turned-intergalactic undercover agent with striking talents seamlessly combines unique destinations, never-before-seen alien species, diplomatic kin, a horny hero, and a romance that's nearly too reliable to be true.
By Tanya Huff
During this sequel to Summon the Keeper (a #5 Locus bestseller), Tanya Huff returns to her encouraged occult international of darkish souls, spirits of sunshine, and one opinionated speaking cat...Whether it is a blessing or curse, Claire Hansen's present for reweaving time and house needs to be used to take care of the stability among mild and Darkness. but if an angel and a satan take human form-raging hormonal, teenaged form-it's as much as Claire to maintain all hell and heaven from busting free.
By Robert Adams, Ken Kelly
Conflict to the loss of life! while Milo Morai, the timeless excessive Lord, and his Horseclans warriors discovered the tower ruins, they welcomed it because the excellent fortress from which to carry off the packs of starving wolves longing for their blood. however the historic construction concealed a mystery way more risky than both wolves or any human foe, for in its depths waited The Hunter - the penultimate fabricated from genetic experimentation long past wild, one of many few descendants of a strong breed that had lengthy outlasted its human creators. The Hunter - who, with fang, claw, and blood-chilling velocity could problem the timeless Lord himself to a conflict to the demise.