It’s hard being the new girl at school. Not only has Hailey Schick managed to piss off the popular kids, but Trevor, the boy she sort of likes, is a total social pariah. To top it off, nothing is what it seems at the University School.
Eternally young sentinels from the parallel universe of Halcyon have infiltrated the school. The Halcyonians have found a “cure” for aging and can travel between dimensions. The rulers of Halcyon, are sending out sentinels to scout potential planets where their people could settle.
Hailey and Trevor have a hard enough time dealing with high school drama, and now they’re supposed to save Earth.
The stronghold’s once favorite son is about to have his eyes opened to the larger world – if he can live long enough to see it.
18-year-old Bowie is the envy of his peers; the sharpest eye with a rifle, deadly as a viper in hand-to-hand combat, and set to marry the prettiest girl around. Papa Byrne, leader of the Fort Thunder militia, has high hopes for this rising star, sees him as the heir apparent to their Pacific Northwest island stronghold.
That all changes when a plane crashes into the island. Its sole survivor is Alexis, an exotic young woman who looks nothing like the fair-skinned people back at the Fort. Bowie brings her back to the stronghold, throwing the fearful community into chaos. Even his parents worry about what this will mean…
All fears are confirmed when an impromptu mission leaves a young cadet dead and Bowie wounded. Worse still, Bowie is being blamed for the death, framed by his former mentor and banished by a hung jury. The once favored son of Fort Thunder is about to have his eyes opened to the larger world – if he can live long enough to see it.
A FINAL PROPHECY
Before a day without a night,
one will shift over to take on the fight.
He will hide his plan from those he loves to take one on,
to fight alone.
The sisters three must combine as one,
to secure the gateway and make it sound.
One that sees, and one that binds,
the last to protect the one who must hide.
A wish, a prayer, a truth to know.
Accept these things, a family once more.
ONE FIGHTS ALONE
Rove Gustavo has a new power and swears his girlfriend to secrecy so he can save his brother from the evil clutches of the Sorceress Kya. Will his family understand or will Shayne Adams return home when blame is thrust upon her?
AN ENCHANTED REALM
Powers grow, love soars and enemies turn friend. Will those who were chosen before they were born protect a magical realm and keep magic alive, or will they die trying to protect something they never knew existed?
Mermaids are real.
In the aftermath of an oil spill in the Pacific Northwest, teenager Juniper Sawfeather discovers a new species—mermaids!
In the days that follow she must defy all odds to protect these beautiful creatures from the oil company and the media.
But mermaids are only the beginning for June as she realizes she has a talent for finding mythological creatures. Or maybe the creatures are finding her...
Ruby Dawson is about to discover a whole
new world—one of demons and devils.
Following the death of her father four years ago, Ruby is sure her life can't get any harder. Living in a care home for girls, struggling with the last two years of school and working part time at an employment agency seem almost too much at times.
And then she sees the man with the crescent scar. He's a memory from her past and one that she knows will have answers. He's the last link to her dad.
Ruby goes looking for answers but only ends up with more questions as everything she thought she knew was real is turned upside down and her own life becomes all too connected with a world she didn't know existed.
Grape can’t unlearn what living in Sortilege Falls has taught her. Magic is real. Vampires live among us. And there’s a portal in her back yard that leads to another world.
A few weeks ago, Grape lived a quiet life with her family in Watts Landing. Now, she’s stuck in Sortilege Falls, searching for a way to rescue her brother from the other side of the rift. She’s connected to Brad through dreams and what she sees terrifies her. Brad is being tortured into performing magic and, even worse, he’s being forced to torture others.
Grape hounds the magic folk in town, seeking a way through the rift. Her mother’s memory’s been stolen. Her new vampire friend refuses to help. Grape must do it all alone. What she uncovers is a whole host of secrets about the town and her own family. And she’s not the only one hunting for answers.
Time is running out for Brad, but it might
be running out for Grape as well.
A bittersweet story about family, friendship and the impact one life can have on others, no matter how young it is.
Brooke was just killed in an accident, but a part of her is still here. Seeking answers, she sets out to retrace her life and soon meets others like herself, among them, Tyler.
Tyler remembers Brooke from before, and so she hesitantly gives him the one thing she never bothered to when they were alive; a chance. Together, they visit the people and places in their small beach town that once held meaning to them, developing a mutual, grudging respect as they learn to view life in different and unexpected ways.
Tyler soon decides that they must let go of their pasts if anything is to change, but Brooke can't bring herself to say goodbye just yet. As she watches the impact of her death on her loved ones, Brooke questions her desperate need to hold onto a life that's no longer hers. But how can she let go of a life she's barely begun to live?
Desperate to escape her squalid life on the streets of New York City, sixteen year-old Fiona Finn seeks help at the magnificent Church of the Ascension where Charles Loring Brace, a social reformer horrified by the plight of New York City’s street children, arranges for her to go west aboard an Orphan Train.
Fiona’s homeless, alcoholic father has other plans, however. He wants Fiona to “work” the streets to support his drinking and pursues her across the midwest until she is forced to abandon the train in Houston to avoid a sheriff bent on returning her to her father.
Alone in the dark on the Texas prairie, Fiona’s terrifying experience with a circus elephant, Bolivar, sets the stage for a future she could never have imagined.
Emma Qualyes survived a tragic event that no one should endure. She’s become a hermit living with her older brother, talented at a craft few young people do, quilting. Now her brother, Ben, a world-famous epidemiologist, and his fellow doctor, Wayne Meeks, are leaving for a long trip and Emma’s getting a baby-sitter, even though she’s seventeen.
Dylan Meeks survived not only the death of his mother and disabling injuries, but estrangement from his father. He’s gone through post-traumatic stress disorder to post-traumatic growth, established a new normal. He lives his life to the fullest without being careless of the gift he’s been given. Yet now he is spending the summer in Arizona with a stranger—a girl no less, who is his babysitter.
No sooner do Emma and Dylan meet than danger looms in the form of a phone call that threatens Ben, Wayne and even Emma’s life. Who’s after them? Why? Can the desert save them when man and nature attempt to kill them?
After a disastrous run-in with a vindictive 1600s witch leaves him wanting to ditch his ghost hunting career forever, T.J. Jackson and his mates are drawn back into the paranormal world to investigate the mysterious disappearance of their friend and mentor, Mike Weinstein, in the Voodoo Capital of America: New Orleans.
Along the way, T.J., Bortnicker and LouAnne — with an assist from their Bermudian friend Ronnie Goodwin — must explore the strange world of New Orleans Voodoo, as well as the crazy gumbo of cultures that make Southern Louisiana a place like no other. Their quest will take them from the bright lights of Bourbon Street to the steamy backwaters of the bayou, and test their courage at every turn.
It looks like this trip to NOLA will provide the Junior Gonzo Ghost Chasers with their most dangerous case yet!