The Golden Elephant (Rogue Angel)
By Alex Archer
After risking her existence to discover a chinese language imperial seal, in simple terms to have it stolen by means of a crafty tomb robber, archaeologist Annja Creed feels she has persevered one treasure-hunting fiasco too many. but if a mysterious collector deals a present for a necessary golden elephant, Annja supplies in. finally, there are debts to be paid, adventures to be had.
The artifact is expounded to be hidden in an enormous and historic temple complicated within the mountainous jungles of Southeast Asia, and Annja needs to meet with a variety of students that allows you to pinpoint its situation. but if every one specialist she visits is located useless, Annja fears another individual is after the artifact.
And her. And she's most likely subsequent at the killer's checklist.
By Richard Kadrey
“Sandman slender is my form of hero.”
“Richard Kadrey is a genius.”
Sandman slender is again from Hell. After wreaking unholy havoc in writer Richard Kadrey’s resoundingly acclaimed Sandman Slim, the demon-slaying anti-hero and half-angel fugitive from the underworld returns in a brutally humorous, eye-poppingly creative, and absolutely addicting follow-up, Kill the Dead. If you’re keen on Buffy and Jim Butcher, Christopher Moore, Neil Gaiman, and Warren Ellis, otherwise you dig the darkish city fable vibe of Charlaine Harris, Kim Harrison, and Simon eco-friendly, you’ll cheer Lucifer’s onetime own murderer as he symptoms on as his ex-boss’ Hollywood bodyguard…and takes at the zombie apocalypse nearly single-handedly.
By Rick Gualtieri
My identify is Sally.
For over thirty years i have prowled the evening, one of many undead. In that point i have walked between you - a wolf in sheep's garments - committing unforgivable atrocities, killing numerous people.
Now, at the eve of Armageddon, an opportunity for redemption offers itself. My prior has come searching for me, beckoning me again to town of my rebirth.
Those who killed me the 1st time are rationale on completing the activity. i am outnumbered and outgunned, yet they're unfortunately incorrect in the event that they imagine for one moment that i am outclassed.
Unspeakable horrors, either outdated and new, watch for me within the urban of Sin, yet in any case they are all going to profit one very painful lesson: Payback is a Bitch.
Sunset Strip (a story from The Tome of invoice) is a gloomy paranormal myth with loads of attitude.
Please word: this tale happens among the occasions of Holier Than Thou and Goddamned Freaky Monsters.
All new unusual instances of loss of life and magic within the urban via a few of the most important names in city fable.
In this all-new selection of city fable tales, editors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois discover the locations the place secret waits on the finish of each alley and the place the issues that move bump within the evening have whatever to fear...
Includes tales via New York Times bestselling authors Charlaine Harris, Patricia Briggs, Diana Gabaldon, Simon R. eco-friendly, S. M. Stirling, and Carrie Vaughn, in addition to stories via Glen prepare dinner, Bradley Denton, M.L.N. Hanover, Conn Iggulden, Laurie R. King, Joe R. Lansdale, John Maddox Roberts, Steven Saylor, Melinda Snodgrass, and Lisa Tuttle.
By Seanan McGuire
New York Times-bestselling October Daye sequence • Hugo Award-winning writer Seanan McGuire • "Top of my urban-paranormal sequence list!" —Felicia Day
Changeling knight within the courtroom of the Duke of Shadowed Hills, October "Toby" Daye has survived a number of demanding situations that may ruin fae and mortal alike. Now Toby needs to tackle a nightmarish new task.
Someone is stealing either fae and mortal children—and all indicators element to Blind Michael. while the younger son of Toby's closest acquaintances is snatched from their Northern California domestic, Toby has no selection yet to trace the villains down, even if there are just 3 magical roads through which to arrive Blind Michael's realm—home of the mythical Wild Hunt—and no street can be taken greater than as soon as. If she can't get away with the entire little ones sooner than the candle that courses and protects her burns away, Toby herself will fall prey to Blind Michael's inescapable power.
And it does not bode good for the luck of her project that her personal own Fetch, could Daye—the harbinger of Toby's personal death—has all at once grew to become up on her doorstep...
By R. D. Brady
Lifestyles has now not calmed down for Delaney McPhearson now that she has turn into the hoop bearer. For the previous couple of months, she, Henry Chandler, and Jake Rogan were discovering the camps of the teenage potentials left at the back of by way of Amar.
In their seek, they've come upon anything they didn't count on: extra teenagers are lacking yet those young children are more youthful - a lot younger.
One of the biggest traces of research leads them to early American historical past and the legends of an old race of giants. yet are they getting toward the lacking young ones or heading down a course that would basically lead them farther away?
Together, Laney, Jake, and Henry have confronted terrific odds jointly and gained. yet this time the fee feels that a lot steeper.
Because this time it's not only their lives in danger - this time it's youngsters who might pay the final word expense.
By Jim Butcher
Deepest detective/wizard-for-hire Harry Dresden is suckered into tangling within the affairs of Faerie, the place the destiny of the whole world-and his soul-are at stake.
By Garth Nix, Sean Williams
The second one installment within the fabulous new middle-grade fable sequence from bestselling authors Garth Nix and Sean Williams.
Since relocating to town of Portland, many weird and wonderful issues have occurred to Jaide and Jack guard. The twins have chanced on their very own magical powers--and have visible how they could pass horribly fallacious. they've got met cats who speak and people who continue silent approximately deep, darkish secrets and techniques. they usually have began their struggle opposed to a perilous strength recognized simply because the Evil.
nonetheless, Jaide and Jack have not begun to fulfill the strangest resident of Portland. It’s a creature that simply comes out at evening, a beast that defies human description. Jaide and Jack have by no means noticeable it . . . yet they're approximately to. And once they do, destruction and catastrophe won’t be too a ways away.
By Seanan McGuire
Rose Marshall died in 1952 in Buckley Township, Michigan, run off the line via a guy named Bobby Cross—a guy who had offered his soul to dwell ceaselessly, and meant to take advantage of her loss of life to pay the cost of his immortality. difficulty used to be, he didn’t ask Rose what she considered the idea.
It’s been greater than sixty years because that evening, and she’s nonetheless 16, and she’s nonetheless running.
They have names for her everywhere in the nation: the lady within the Diner. The Phantom promenade Date. the woman within the eco-friendly Silk costume. normally she simply is going by way of “Rose,” a hitchhiking ghost lady together with her thumb out and her eyes mounted at the horizon, attempting to outrace a guy who by no means sleeps, by no means stops, and not offers up at the thought of saying what’s his. She’s the angel of the overpass, she’s the darling of the truck stops, and she’s going to determine how to win her freedom. in any case, it’s unlike it will possibly kill her.
By Kevin Richey
What for those who might turn into the woman he left you for?
After her boyfriend dumps her, perfectionist and overachiever Jacqueline White obsessively compares herself to his new female friend, the sloppy and irresponsible Becka.
But whilst she wakes up in Becka's physique to discover they've got switched locations, she has a decision to make—should she take this chance to wreck her opponent's lifestyles from the inside-out? Or may still she in its place have the opportunity to maintain this new physique, and her previous boyfriend, for herself?
Find out during this darkish homage to Freaky Friday.
About The Unloved Ones
Uninvited is the second one of six prequels set on the planet of The Unloved Ones, a YA city delusion sequence approximately seven vampire siblings who've 12 months to minimize their relatives to a unmarried member, by means of no matter what capability beneficial. The Prequels will introduce readers to the seven vampires ahead of they meet one another, and prior to they could start to comprehend the alterations they're present process.