By Pearl Cleage
Familiar faces and areas meet clean twists and turns during this captivating novel from acclaimed writer Pearl Cleage.
Atlanta’s West finish district has consistently been a haven and residential to a coterie of particular characters—artists and thinkers, dreamers and doers. parents right here comprehend one another’s names, preserve their doorways unlocked, and glance out for his or her associates. someone making plans to promote medicines, vandalize, or rob a bit previous woman may still consider carefully ahead of hitting this a part of city. And Blue Hamilton, West End’s unofficial mayor and longtime protector, will see to it that you just do. Blue wears many hats the following, together with cherished husband to Regina, pricey nephew to Abbey, and doting father to Sweetie and one other infant at the way.
Blue can be the guy you pay your respects to if you’re seeking to organize store during this city enclave—just ask Serena Mayflower, whom Blue sees striding down Ralph David Abernathy side road donning skin-tight black leather-based pants, thigh-high boots, and shiny pink lipstick. This tall, slim, ethereally appealing girl and her 4 both amazing sisters make up the Too superb 5, a quintet of overseas supermodels who've arrived on the town for an Essence journal picture shoot.
But Blue’s intestine tells him that there’s extra to those Mayflower mademoiselles than their affection for complete moons and Bloody Marys. With assistance from his loved Regina and their shut neighbors and kin in West finish, Blue vows to discover the women’s mystery intentions—and end up as soon as and for all that there's no larger strength on the earth than the facility of love.
A enthralling slice of not-so-everyday lifestyles, brimming with depraved wit and spiced with a number of supernatural surprises, simply Wanna Testify showcases Pearl Cleage’s masterly storytelling at its soulful and pleasant best.
By Yasmine Galenorn
Three sisters ridding the Otherworld of evil-one monster at a time.
We're the D'Artigo sisters: attractive, savvy operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence enterprise. yet being half-human, half-Fae capacity our supernatural abilities can move haywire at any time. My sister Camille is a depraved reliable witch whose existence lately took a drastic flip. Menolly's a vampire who is nonetheless getting the grasp of being undead. And me? i am Delilah, a werecat with a truly fascinating love lifestyles. yet lifestyles is not all enjoyable and video games. we are at the path of the demon normal who has made up our minds that we have develop into relatively a nuisance...
it truly is Samhain, and the fall Lord has known as for my education firstly the demise Maidens...and i locate that i admire it. yet now we have difficulties: werewolves are going lacking and a brand new magical drug, "Wolf Briar," is getting used as a weapon. My pricey Chase and i've come to a fragile crossroads. And most threatening of all: Stacia Bonecrusher has positioned a bounty on our heads. Now it is a race to take out the demon common earlier than she realizes the 6th Spirit Seal is inside her reach...
By Jeanne C. Stein
Along with her associate out of city, her family members in a foreign country, and her mentor estranged, newly-turned vampire Anna robust is holding a low profile.
yet now younger vampires are turning up lifeless, thoroughly tired in their existence strength. And even though Anna desires to say no while Williams, her former instructor and now chief of a supernatural enforcement squad, asks for her support, she can?t. yet quickly, she?ll want she did.
By Saiko Takaki, Hideyuki Kikuchi
a necessary piece of data relating to a "person of serious interest" to D sends him galloping throughout a deadly desolate tract. he's tailed through Granny Viper, the folk finder, who must move the barren region herself to carry domestic one of many Hidden, an individual as soon as imprisoned via a Noble.
uncertain that they could make it in the course of the trip alive, Granny ingratiates themselves to D, hoping that the vampire hunter might safeguard them from the perils of the land while the time comes. that's simply to boot, due to the fact "the wilderness of no return," because the identify implies, is not any traditional wilderness. in reality, not anyone has ever pop out of it alive!
alongside the best way, D will get at the improper part of the Bullow Brothers, of the roughest, hardest hunters there are and they're searching for a few payback.
It's D out at the wild frontier, whole with lined wagon and weapons a-blazin'. Or really, sword a-slashin'.
By David Wellington
Selon les rapports officiels, tous les vampires sont morts. Mais Arkeley, ancien agent fédéral, sait que l'un d'entre eux est encore en vie et manigance le retour des siens. Aussi est-il tiré de sa retraite par le FBI pour enquêter, avec Laura Caxton, sur un contrôle de regimen qui a mal tourné... Les créatures qu'ils s'apprêtent à combattre sont de véritables machines à tuer.
By David Wellington
All of the reputable stories say they're dead-extinct because the past due ’80s, while a fed named Arkeley nailed the final vampire in a struggle that almost killed him. however the proof proves otherwise.
When a country trooper named Caxton calls the FBI trying to find assist in the center of the evening, it's Arkeley who will get the assignment-who else? He’s been awaiting this kind of name to return ultimately. yes, it's been years for the reason that any symptoms of an assault, yet Arkeley is familiar with what most folk don’t: there's one left. In an deserted asylum she is rotting, plotting, and biding her time in a fashion that basically the undead can.
Caxton is out of her league in this case and greater than a bit afraid, however the fed made it undeniable that there's just one manner out. however the worst factor is the sensation that the vampires wish greater than simply her blood. they need her for a cause, one she can’t bet; a cause her sphinxlike companion is aware yet won’t say; a cause she has to discover out-or die trying.
Now there are just thirteen bullets among Caxton and Arkeley and the vampires. There are just 13 bullets among us, the dwelling, and them, the damned.
By Anne Rice
THE VAMPIRE global IS IN problem . . .
Old vampires, roused from deep shut eye within the earth, are doing the bidding of a Voice commanding that they indiscriminately burn their relations in towns around the globe, from Paris to Mumbai, Hong Kong to San Francisco. Left with little time to spare, a bunch of established characters together with Louis de Pointe du Lac, Armand, or even the vampire Lestat, needs to embark on a trip to find who—or what—is riding this mysterious being.
By Tim Powers
Michael Crawford is compelled to escape while discovers his bride brutally murdered of their marriage ceremony mattress. but it isn't the revengeful townspeople he fears however the lethal include of the malignant spirit that's claiming him as her bridegroom.
Crawford won't trip on my own; quickly he's aided through his fellow sufferers, the best poets of his day—Byron, Keats, and Shelley. jointly they embark upon a determined trip, crisscrossing Europe and scuffling with the vampiric fiend who seeks her final excitement of their ravaged our bodies and imperiled souls.
Telling a mystery background of ardour and terror, Tim Powers (The Anubis Gates, Declare, Three Days to Never) masterfully recasts the tragic lives of the Romantics right into a uniquely scary story. again in print for the 1st time on the grounds that 1994, this newly revised variation of The tension of Her Regard will thrill either Powers fanatics and novices to this gripping Gothic travel de force.
By Lynsay Sands
No one does wickedly humorous and irresistibly steamy like manhattan instances bestselling writer Lynsay Sands—especially during this red-hot romance among a reluctant vampire and the wonder who wishes his help.
Luck be a vampire this night . . .
When Nicole Phillips agreed to rent a housekeeper, she pictured a person a bit frumpy and most likely woman. as a substitute, she will get stunning, unmistakably male Jake Colson. the guy is proving quintessential within the kitchen—and far and wide else. other than Jake is probably not a mortal guy at all.
. . . and each night
Who would not are looking to be a tall, darkish, robust vampire?Jake, for one. he is slightly had time to regulate to his newstate ahead of he is roped right into a relations prefer. nonetheless, secretly enjoying bodyguard to candy, attractive Nicole is popping out to be the wildest journey of his existence. First, he will positioned a cease to whoever's focusing on her. Then he will turn out that this type of love, and good fortune, occurs just once in an eternity.