In Part I, eighteen-year-old Gavon McKinnon has lived his entire life in the shadow of his fellow Warrior, Cyrus. Even his own mother, the formidable Guildmaster Alexandra, treats him like the spare he is. Until one day, Gavon makes a tear between the only world he's ever known and a brand new one--and finds himself in 1989 Salem where he comes across a very pretty, and very reckless girl named Mora Carrigan.
And in Part II, twelve years have passed since Gavon arrived in Salem and Gavon and Mora are parents to a couple of precocious toddlers. But not everyone is happy that two magical children exist outside the strict Danvers Accords. And when Mora becomes pregnant with a third--this time a Warrior--Gavon begins to feel the pressure of balancing life in two worlds.
The story concludes with a present-day epilogue that sets the stage for Book 4, Illusion and Indemnity, the final book in the Lexie Carrigan Chronicles.
But as Lexie navigates her new world, she begins to question what old enemies are up to--and whether Gavon is being entirely truthful about them. And when an unexpected visitor shows up, she's sure that if she's not already involved, she's going to get sucked into it soon enough. Just as long as her non-magical roommate doesn't find out.
Anyway, I'm stalling. This is actually harder to write than I thought it would be. I haven't even told my girls yet. I mean, how am I going to tell them I've fallen for one of the few people here who could kill me? One of the few people I promised my parents I would avoid at all costs.
How do I tell Evony that all I can think about is the son of the woman responsible for nearly causing her race to become extinct? How do I tell LIra, whose prophecies are taken with high regard by the Realm Keepers, that I'm ignoring her advice and meeting him tonight?
I know it's wrong. I know I can literally have anyone else in this school, but I can't get him out of my mind.
Something bigger is at play here.
How I feel isn't natural; there's no way.
So tonight, I'm going to meet him. Tonight, I will make Thayer tell me what the hell is going on.Until tomorrow … providing that Lira isn't right and I don't die the second he has me alone.
BENEATH THE KNOWE
Can music overcome fey magic? When the chieftain's infant son is stolen away by the fey folk of the Bright Court, Maeve Donnelly journeys beneath the faerie hill to save the child. Her only weapon is a simple pennywhistle, and the music running in her bard-gifted blood.
Accused as witch, Eileen must flee for her life, leaving her village and true love behind. With her pursuers closing in, she chances across a strange black horse - but does she dare to pay the price of escape?
BREAKING THE BROWNIE CODE *New, exclusive content*
Feeyah MacGuire is not very good at being a Brownie—but when she breaks the sacred code of their kind she faces banishment… or worse.
Jeremy Cahill’s gifted cello playing calls the creatures of Faerie to him. As a boy, his Irish grandmother crafts him a charm to keep the fair folk at bay—but when it finally fails, Jeremy must face the terrifying power of Faerie…alone.
FEYLAND: THE FIRST ADVENTURE
Jennet Carter never thought hacking into her dad's new epic-fantasy sim-game would be so exciting... or dangerous. Behind the interface, dark forces lie in wait, leading her toward a battle that will test her to her limits and cost her more than she ever imagined.
HOW TO BABYSIT A CHANGELING
When a mortal boy is exchanged for a hideous faerie creature, Marny Fanalua steps up to help her friends in their battle against the Dark Court. *NOTE * The events in this novella occur simultaneously with Feyland: The Twilight Kingdom. Reading the complete Feyland Trilogy first is recommended if you would like to avoid spoilers.
Violet Yamaguchi can't wait to play the immersive new computer game, Feyland--but she doesn't suspect the game wants something in return...
BREA’S TALE: ARRIVAL
When a faerie girl is sent on a mission to the mortal world, she must learn to navigate the intricacies of life among humans - but will she survive undetected? *NOTE* This story falls in between Spark and Royal in the Feyguard books, but it can be read as a stand-alone without spoiling anything.
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends, in which folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time.
Available for the first time as an ebook, Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark appears in all its spooky glory. Read if you dare!
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Chris Howard has released an interesting and well-written sf thriller called Nanowhere along with a bunch of supplementary materials that purports to be the lab notes and publications of one of the book's characters... —Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing
Only those young enough can survive tetra, a dangerous drug that creates a pulse-pounding rush of enormous strength and incredible speed. Seventeen-year-old Alana West has been trained to use tetra so she can pursue the young criminals who abuse its power—criminals like the one who nearly killed her kid brother.
On tetra, Alana is unstoppable—an explosive blur as she surges through New York City. But with the clock ticking down to her eighteenth birthday, Alana will soon be too old for the rush . . . when just one more dose will prove deadly.
Supported only by her steady handler, Tucker, Alana goes undercover, infiltrating an elite gang of breaknecks to stop their supply of the drug. But when Alana gets trapped on the wrong side of the law, she learns the breaknecks are not quite what they seem—especially Ethan, the boy who seems to see the truth inside her. With her dependency on tetra increasing, Alana must decide where her loyalties lie, before the rush ends. Forever.