After the death of her father, Marisa only wants to find comfort on her daily ride through the woods of Gold Hill. But when a mysterious lightning storm suddenly strikes, she is hurled into the alternate dimension of Carnelia where she is discovered by an arrogant yet attractive nobleman, Darian Fiore.
Stranded in an ancient world teeming with monsters, maniacs and medieval knights, she is forced to join Darian on a dangerous mission to negotiate peace with his cousin and archenemy, Savino da Rocha. Along the way, she starts to see Darian's softer side and unwillingly falls in love. But once she discovers that he is locked into an arranged marriage, her heart shatters.
When Savino falls for her charms and demands her hand in exchange for peace, Marisa is faced with an impossible choice: marry the enemy of the man she loves or betray them both and become the catalyst for a bloody war.
Cheryl Koevoet is a native of Portland, Oregon. She currently lives near The Hague, The Netherlands with her husband, four children, one sly tabby and the laziest greyhound on the planet. The Carnelian Legacy is her debut novel.
Danny Dunn, Time Traveler is the eighth novel in the Danny Dunn series of juvenile science fiction/adventure books written by Raymond Abrashkin and Jay Williams.
In this the third book in the chronicles of Adam Black, Adam is again with his mates in the Army Cadets but this time he is in the city of Dortmund in West Germany with the Royal Artillery. A trip with his mates to a local brewery turns into a nightmare when he finds himself back in the Second World War and a prisoner of the Nazis. Dragged off to a camp as a slave worker he is caught up in the “Dambusters Raid” which leaves him on the run from the troops searching for him and the downed British airmen with him. Even on returning to his own time his troubles are not over.
Other Books in the series:
Book 1 – A Roman Odyssey
Book 2 – A Viking Voyage
Book 4 – A Voyage to Victory
Beckoning music, gleaming horses, the lure of the carousel. Cecilia says merry-go-rounds are for little kids, but Jo feels there's something mysterious and not at all childish about the carousel that has appeared overnight in Marley Street. there's something odd about the beckoning music, something strange about the gleaming horses. And why are certain people able to gain entrance to the carousel while others - try as they will - have to give up and turn away? Jo feels she must try to get in. She must buy a ticket - but will she be leading herself and Cecilia into danger?
But when palace spies uncover a secret plot to assassinate members of the royal family and annihilate the Crimson Knights, Marisa and Darian must put their future plans on hold to prevent Savino da Rocha and his legion of warrior giants from stealing the throne.
After narrowly escaping an attempt on her life, she is forced to defend the stronghold of Crocetta while Darian marches to war. But when Savino strikes at the heart of the kingdom with supernatural powers of darkness, Marisa becomes trapped in a spiritual battle with the potential to destroy her family and end the Fiore dynasty forever.
Four heroic young Forest Guards will be chosen . . . and then stretched to their limits.
One of the chosen faces a staggering choice: How can he save those he loves without betraying his own people?
Nothing could have prepared them for the showdown that one of their own is luring them into.
Trapped in a new world, they must find the last book before the Dark One can in this epic battle that crosses worlds, tests allegiances, and plays for keeps.
Not all is as it seems and the chosen ones are questioning their very sanity. For the only way to win may be to lose.
Assumed identies, a magic amulet, the fearsome Shataiki bats, and a troubling alliance with the Dark Priest all converge against the three remaining chosen.