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haven? or hell? Aaron Corbet is an eighteen-year-old Nephilim and the one who will reunite the fallen angels with Heaven. But right now Aaron isn't interested in saving anybody other than himself, his magically powered dog, and his younger, autistic foster brother, Steven, from Verchiel, the cruel leader of the Powers. Verchiel is bent on destroying Aaron, and with him all hope of angelic reconciliation. With the help of a fallen angel, Aaron manages to arrive in the angelic refuge known as Aerie. Though he hopes to catch his breath before continuing the Good Fight, Aaron learns that the other residents of Aerie are concerned about his presence and his role in their future. But how can he win their trust when he has accidentally led the Powers straight to the sanctuary of the Fallen?
Timothy must prevent dragons from demolishing Arcanum in book four of the action-packed Magic Zero series from two "New York Times "bestselling authors. Timothy and his friend Cassandra may have beaten the evil sorcerer Alhazred, but their problems aren't over. Alhazred was so tied to the matrix of energy that his death dimmed all the magical power in their world--and caused a weakening in the dimensional barrier that kept the evil dragon race, the Wurm, out of Arcanum. For the first time in decades, the Wurm have the chance to exact their bloody vengeance upon the mages who sought to destroy them. Can Timothy and Cassandra end the feud before the dragons devastate Arcanum? This fourth and final book in the Magic Zero quartet, originally known as the Outcast series, concludes an unforgettable adventure.
Billy Hooten is a weird kid. He gets beat up a lot, and spends the rest of his time doggedly trying to build a robot. One day, Billy Hooten hears a cry for help coming from the cemetery that borders his backyard. Against his better judgment, he runs toward it. And after that,everythingchanges for Billy Hooten. Because Billy Hooten, you see, is Owlboy. A quickthinking, goggle-and-feather-wearing superhero who protects the bizarre and monstrous citizens of Monstros City, a city that exists under Billy's hometown of Bradbury, Massachusetts. But is Billy truly worthy of the moniker Owlboy?
IN THE FLOCK OF FURY, Billy Hooten learns the strange--and horrifying--truth behind Monstros City's woes. It turns out that all the supervillains Billy has encountered are under the hire of a super-SUPERvillain called the Monarch. The Monarch hates Billy--and with good reason. But when Billy learns the Monarch's shocking true identity, will he be able to fight back against his most powerful foe yet?
Remy chandler is an angel. Literally, He's also a private eye. Really. One of the seraphim -- heaven's mightiest angel warriors, Remy Chandler has chosen to forsake the glories of heaven and live on Earth. In this, the second in the Remy Chandler novels, Remy, still mourning the death of his wife, the love of his life, must find a cache of ancient weapons that can, if in the wrong hands, destroy the world.
TIMOTHY...A VILLAIN? After learning how his powerlessness can be used as a weapon in the world of magic and defeating Nicodemus's plan to overthrow the government, Timothy travels to a war-torn dimension to help the Wurm, fierce magicians and warriors descended from an ancient dragon race. But while covertly gathering information on the age-old feud between the bloodthirsty Wurm and the Parliament of Mages, Timothy discovers a very different story -- one of peaceful Wurms and a conspiracy led by the Parliament of Mages. But that's not the only problem on Timothy's hands. The mysterious girl he spotted in SkyHaven is the granddaughter of Nicodemus, and she's challenging Leander's right to be Grandmaster of the Order of Alhazred. And despite Nicodemus's death, mages are still disappearing...and this time someone is painting Timothy as the villain.
Aaron Corbet isn't a bad kid--he's just a little different. And starting on the eve of his eighteenth birthday, Aaron begins to discover supernatural talents. Then he learns the truth about his destiny: He must unite angels, mortals, and Powers both good and evil, some of whom are hell-bent on his destruction.... The Fallen quartet, now published for the first time in two action-packed bind-ups, chronicles an epic struggle, where the fate of the world rests on the outcome of one teen's monumental quest. The Fallen 1
Satan is determined to create his own Hell on Earth and has unleashed unfathomable chaos into the world. Cut off from Heaven, humanity's only hope for salvation rests with eighteen-year-old Aaron and the other Nephilim who fight by his side. These angelic warriors will protect civilization and restore God's favor no matter the cost. But there can be only one champion--and defeat is eternal. The battle lines have been drawn. Armageddon is here.
IS LEANDER THE ENEMY? After shunning Timothy since his arrival in Arcanum, Parliament has finally turned to him for help. Raptus, the vicious leader of the Wurm, is determined to break through the magical barrier that separates his world from Sunderland and exact vengeance upon the mages. Parliament needs Timothy's kind of magic -- the magic of invention -- to prep are for the inevitable battle with the Wurm. Timothy sets out with Leander and an exploratory team to the site of the barrier, but over the course of the trip Leander's behavior goes from erratic to dangerous -- so much so that Cassandra is named Grandmaster of the Order of Alhazred. Can Timothy and Cassandra find the source of Leander's transformation before it destroys them all? The saga continues in Wurm War.
Once he was known as the angel Remiel, but generations ago Boston PI Remy Chandler chose to renounce Heaven and live on Earth, where he found a secure place among us ordinary humans.... Though he may appear human, Remy has always been able to rely on Remiel--the embodiment of his angelic nature--whenever the situation calls for it. But now his human and angelic natures are sharing the same space, and Remy can feel himself becoming more and more volatile, no matter how hard he tries to control it. Then Ashley Berg, a young woman who is like a daughter to him, vanishes without a trace. Dropping everything, Remy plunges into a frantic search for her, hoping all the while that her disappearance has nothing to do with him--or what he is. But his hope is short-lived. A once-formidable sorcerer has taken her. The man wants vengeance against those he believes have wronged him--and Remy will be the instrument of his wrath...or Ashley will most certainly die.
Remy Chandler is a private eye. He's also an angel. Literally. In this first book in the Remy chandler Series, Remy must try to prevent, literally, the end of the world. But if he succeeds, his own personal world will end. This is the first in a series of books, the main character of which is a "seraphim" a heavenly warrior-angel who has voluntarily chosen to live on Earth rather than dwell in heaven. This book has everything -- true love, epic battles, competing angelic factions.
What if your deadbeat dad was a superhero? What if you found out your deadbeat father is a superhero? Would you leave your small-town life to take up the mantle of a father you never knew? For 18-year-old Lucas, the choice is an easy one: he's not going to leave behind his mother and his comfortable life for a father who's never shown any interest in him. But his father--known officially as billionaire Clayton Hartwell, and secretly as the vigilante superhero The Raptor--tells Lucas that as he is dying, evil is growing, and the world needs Lucas to become the new Raptor. When Lucas's mother is killed by mysterious warriors, he realizes that his father is right. Once in Seraph City, Lucas is stunned by the amount of poverty and crime. But after observing his father's "heroic" behavior up close, Lucas is left wondering about the line between good and evil. And eventually, he must decide whether to take a stand against the one man who loves him in order to defend a world that desperately needs him. From the Hardcover edition.
The most dangerous boy in the world?Timothy is a freak, a weakling, an impossibility. He's the only person in existence without magical powers and has spent his entire life hidden on a remote island. When Timothy is finally taken back to the city of this birth, he is fascinated by the current of magic that fuels the world, and mesmerized by the buildings and orbs that hang weightlessly in the sky. But he is also marked for death.Assassins are watching his every move, and the government wants him destroyed. Timothy can't imagine what threat he could possible pose; after all, he wields no power in this world.Or does he?
Finally, the best paranormal private investigators have been brought together in a single volume boasting all-new novellas by the greatest authors in the genre. And cases don't come any harder than these.... New York Times Bestselling Author JIM BUTCHER delivers a story in which Harry Dresden--Chicago's only professional wizard--tries to protect a friend from danger and ends up becoming a target himself. John Taylor, the best PI in the secret heart of London known as the Nightside, has a rep to uphold--he can find anything. But locating the lost memory of a desperate woman may prove to be his toughest case ever in a thrilling noir tale from New York Times Bestselling Author SIMON R. GREEN. Bestselling Author KAT RICHARDSON'S Greywalker finds herself in too deep when a "simple job" in Mexico goes awry on the Day of the Dead, and Harper Blaine is enmeshed in a tangle of dark family secrets and revenge from beyond the grave. He was known as Noah, an ancient-being who lived among us for centuries. Now he is dead, and Boston-based fallen angel-turned-detective Remy Chandler has been hired to find out who--or what--murdered him in a whodunit by bestselling Author Thomas E. SNIEGOSKI.
Timothy is a freak, a weakling, an impossibility. He's the only person in existence without magical powers and has spent his entire life hidden on a remote island. When Timothy is finally taken back to the city of this birth, he is fascinated by the current of magic that fuels the world, and mesmerized by the buildings and orbs that hang weightlessly in the sky. But he is also marked for death. Assassins are watching his every move, and the government wants him destroyed. Timothy can't imagine what threat he could possible pose; after all, he wields no power in this world. Or does he?
The time has come for Aaron Corbet, the eighteen-year-old son of an angel and a mortal, to face his worst enemy. Verchiel, the fallen leader of the Powers, is determined to defeat the prophecy that foretold Aaron's power over all the Fallen. And to do this, he intends to kill Aaron, hoping that the removal of such a "blight" will restore Verchiel in the eyes of the Creator. Aaron has been training for this showdown, working to understand and control the awesome force that resides deep within himself. He knows he will win. After all, Verchiel has taken away everything and everyone who ever meant anything to Aaron. He has nothing to lose...until Verchiel introduces Aaron to his long-lost father.
Bram Stone and the other young teens he has recruited to join the BRIMSTONE NETWORK are still learning about their powers. When the telekinetic Dez gets angry, there's little that can stop the damage. Emily can barely control the wolf inside, and after her parents finally discover her secret, she isn't sure she wants to. Bram himself knows he still needs to master his specter half. But the group is going to have to learn fast. Terrifying SUPERNATURAL beings continue to make their presence known on earth, including one the new network can't even imagine how to stop: Vladek, a VAMPIRE who can't be killed. As Vladek gains power, Bram and rest of his new network race to learn how to stop the vampire prince before he can fulfill his devastating agenda and plunge humanity into total darkness forever.
Seventeen-year-old narcoleptic Tom Lovett struggles against Tyler, his alter ego, meanwhile working with Pandora, a secret government agency, to destroy the mastermind that created him. [From the back cover:] "Sleep is no longer the problem. Tom Lovett's murderous alter ego, Tyler Garrett, has invaded his waking life, filling his mind with haunting memories and violent impulses. As Tom strips away the lies, discovering how both Tyler and he were created, he must confront the evil that made them. But when the questions are answered and the truth is revealed, who will come out on top?" The first book, Sleeper Code, in this exciting duology is in the Bookshare collection. Meet Tom when he believes that the only thing stopping him from being a normal American teenager is a bad case of narcolepsy which causes him to fall asleep at any moment. Meet Madison when she sees Tom, the handsome guy next door for the first time. Meet Tyler, the assassin who lives inside Tom, when he must convince Tom that he must use his killing skills to stay alive!
Just when he has met a beautiful girl and his outlook is improving, sixteen-year-old narcoleptic Tom Lovett begins to suspect that his dreams and hallucinations of killing people may be something more real and terrifying. [From the back cover:] "WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT, A KILLER EMERGES. Sleep has always been Tom Lovett's worst enemy. Overcome by narcoleptic attacks, he can drop off at any moment--his disease stealing days, even weeks of his life. Tom is sick of feeling fragile, sick of taking pills, sick of his small, boring existence. Until one day, the life he's always known vanishes. Tom discovers that his disease is a cover. His life is a lie. He can't even trust what's inside his own head. Now Tom has far darker reasons to fear sleep ..." Sleeper Agenda, the sequel in this high power duology is in the Bookshare collection. In part two, exciting from page one until the end, Tom and Tyler continue to struggle for control of a body which is a fighting machine. Tom sets out to help stop his creator from selling dangerous mechanical and bio weapons to the highest bidder. Tyler is on a mission to assist his creator in dispensing death on a massive scale. Will their single body survive the many violent attempts to stop it, and if so, which of the personalities will emerge as dominant?
Remy Chandler, angel private investigator, is trying his damnedest to lead a normal life in a world on the verge of supernatural change. He's found a new love-a woman his dog, Marlowe, approves of-and his best human friend is reluctantly coming to grips with how. . . unusual. . . Remy's actions can be. And he's finally reached a kind of peace between his true angelic nature and the human persona he created for himself so very long ago. But that peace can't last-Heaven and the Legions of the Fallen still stand on the brink of war. Then one of Heaven's greatest generals is murdered, and it falls to Remy to discover who-or what-might be responsible for the death, which could trigger the final conflict. . . a conflict in which Earth will most certainly be the beachhead. The deeper he digs, the further he goes into a dark world of demonic assassins, secret brothels, and things that are unsettling even to a being who has lived since time began. But it is not in his nature-angelic or human-to stop until he has found the killer, no matter the personal price. . . . .
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