For as long as anyone can remember, every child in Westfallen has been born with a Gift, and these Gifts defined them.
Then Cosette is born, Giftless.
An attempt to hide her misfortune brings her before the King, who entraps her to use her Gift as a pawn in his war.
in a lie, Cosette desperately searches for a power strong enough to
free her. Intrigued by whispers of an old king and a dark curse, she
calls upon Rumpelstiltskin and finds him trapped in a magic deeper than
she bargained for. Now, Cosette must fight to reclaim her freedom from
the King and break Rumpel’s curse. When time runs out, she’ll lose more
than her heart. She’ll lose her life.
STORYTELLER’S DAUGHTER is a Rumpelstiltskin retelling that will satisfy
fans of Gail Carson Levine’s ELLA ENCHANTED, as well as Jessica Day
George’s DRAGON SLIPPERS and PRINCESS OF GLASS, and Cameron Dokey’s THE
centuries, residents have foretold the return of the Dreamwalker—an
ominous figure from local folklore said to lure young women into the
woods and possess them. Yet the boundary between fact and fable is
blurred by a troubling statistic: occasionally, women do go missing. And
after they return, they almost always end up dead.
wakes up next to the lifeless body of a recently missing girl, his
memory blank, he struggles to clear his already threadbare conscience.
a floundering university student, experiences signs that she may be the
Dreamwalker’s next victim. Can she trust Kai as their paths collide, or
does he herald her demise?
And after losing a young patient,
crestfallen oncologist, Mason, embarks on a quest to debunk the town’s
superstitions, only to find his sanity tested.
maelstrom of ancient grudges, forgotten traumas, and deadly secrets
loom in the foggy forests of Black Hollow. Can three unlikely heroes put
aside their fears and unite to confront a centuries-old evil? Will they
uncover the truth behind the fable, or will the cycle repeat?"
Neumann does as she’s told. She cowers beneath the towering intellect
of her parents, goes to school, toes the line. Except when she’s
connected to the virtual reality world that gives every teenager what we
can only imagine—to be completely free. In the Waves, Graciela can be
anyone, anywhere, anywhen.
in the real world, Graciela is drowning. Her best friend recently
passed away, she’s suffering from crippling panic attacks, and her only
connection to life is Khaiam, who keeps trying to draw her back to
how can he compete with the Waves? There, she can shed her identity and
recreate it however she wants. And in that world there's Thomas, the
stunning stranger she's only ever met online, the boy with the deep, sad
eyes and beautiful laugh. Thomas seems to be able to defy the rules of
the Waves, and he holds secrets of his own—about the origins of his
creation, about the nature of AI, and about Gracie's own past."
"When Megan Van Helsburg gets kicked off the U.S.A. Climbing Team, she has no choice but to return home and leave her climbing career behind. With no coach, no money, and no prospects, she joins the corps de ballet determined to improve her strength and agility. But the ballet theater is in dire straits. Not only do a series of murders break loose, but the ballerinas are becoming deathly thin and brain-dead. As Megan investigates, she meets Bellamy, a tortured young man who lives beneath the depths of the theater. Megan falls hard and fast for Bellamy, who becomes her mentor, but something is off about him.
It isn't until the company announces they're doing Giselle for the fall performance that Megan realizes the parallels between the ghost story and the lives around her. Megan must find a way to not only save her climbing career, but balance her feelings for Bellamy, and stop the murders and dying girls before she, too, is numbered among the dead."
wakes one day to find herself on the other side of death, in the
corrupted fairy tale land of Nod. Unable to remember much of the events
leading to her demise, she sets out on a journey to discover her memory
and the reason for her presence in Nod. Unknown to her, the man
responsible for her death, Jack, is on a mission to find her spirit and
end her second life.
takes flight, only to find herself drawn into the lives of those around
her and the mystery permeating that place. From the humble streets of
Elysium to the mirrored spires of Memoria, her journey takes her on a
path that leads to a decision that will affect the fate of Nod. Along
the way, she meets a cast of characters that include a madman with a
dark secret, her faithful companion, Dog, and woman made of memory.
Together, they help her on her journey as she uncovers the truth of Nod
and the woman behind it all, the Red Queen."
He was football royalty. Legendary quarterback. A champion.
Reiner Strickland had led his team to three national championships and playing a knight in shining armor was all in a day's work for the NFL star quarterback. Only his damsel in distress had no idea who he was, and it threw him off his game. He was the face of his organization and was used to everyone recognizing him. Her innocence, charm, and beauty captivated him. It wasn’t until after they parted ways that he realized that he never got her number or even her last name.
Jada Dalton had no idea who her sexy knight in shining armor was, but knew that she’d probably never see him again. She was focused on building her business and didn’t have time for love. Just because she was determined to become a successful businesswoman, it didn’t mean she couldn’t dream about her sexy as sin rescuer.
Another chance meeting brings the two together and this time, Jada discovers who exactly Reiner is. She learns quickly what goes along with dating a football legend and is not sure she can handle it. Reiner refuses to let Jada go. He’ll have to dig deep and call out the most important play of his life to ensure that Jada Dalton remains on his team.
Peyton Banks is the alter ego of a city girl who is a romantic at heart. Her mornings consist of coffee and daydreaming up the next steamy romance book ideas. She loves spinning romantic tales of hot alpha males and the women they love. She currently resides with her husband and children in Cleveland, Ohio.
Skin Curse, (Gate Cycle, #2) By Kristin Jacques Set to Release on July 14, 2020 ADD TO GOODREADS
"The Children of the Gate wait for the call to Rise.
Azzy Brimvine knows her brother is in the vast city of Avergard. She must find him, but time is not on their side.
the House of Seven Smiles, Azzy struggles to understand the constraints
and limits of her power, as she finds the whispering voices that guided
her for so long suddenly silent. The enigmatic lord of the house is
both a frustrating ally and a dangerous mystery. A strange entity lurks
among the household servants. The haven Azzy sought may not be as safe
as she thought... but is anywhere truly safe in the Above?
city of Avergard is full of monsters and secrets, and a dark history
festers at its root. A yawning pit nestles in the house of a scheming
lord, who will use Armin’s dangerous gifts to raise history, and raze
the city to the ground. As Azzy finds herself and her brother pulled
into these machinations, she must navigate the politics and society of
Avergard’s brutal ruling class to save her family and friends before the
Gate consumes them all."
"The line between human and monster is not as clear cut as they once thought.
In the weeks since her escape from the hell of the Eastern Fortress, things have grown more complicated for Kai. She cast her lot with her brother's self-absorbed boyfriend, who controls the Western Army, but she's been separated from Finn, the soldier who found a place in her heart.
Finn has defaulted to his signature move: he's run away; afraid of himself, his new feelings for Kai, and all the terrible truths he's learned.
Tessa is free in the world for the first time, a force to be reckoned with. She's gone to the far west and the Dome of Artifacts to seek revenge on the system that ruined her life.
The type 'A' soldier who was once a friendly boy named Charlie has been restored to factory settings, a weapon for Aric to use.
The Science Council has unleashed new crystal compounds, more toxic and destructive than anything the world has seen. As Kai and her friends struggle with everything that's been done to them, they will have to find a way to unite and prepare for the fight of their lives."
In Laith, when the moons are high, Tavarra is allowed to walk the land as a human for one day, losing her seahorse-like tail. But should she remain out of the water, a curse will overtake her, turning her into a beast with sharp fangs and long claws.
A beast that, on some nights, takes the shape of a rampaging, uncontrollable monster.Rhona, along with her village, are under a sinister leader’s control. Their leader has taken Rhona from the boy she loves, stripped away her abilities and, under the threat of killing everyone she loves, forces her on a dangerous task to retrieve a dark prism that will increase his already massive powers.
When Tavarra and Rhona cross paths, they discover they need each other. Rhona knows how to help the cursed sea creature, while Tavarra knows where to find the dark prism. They embark on a mission that could help them break Tavarra’s spell and save Rhona’s family and village. But with an untamable beast inside Tavarra, nothing is certain...