The Orphan King

Author: Sigmund Brouwer Publish: 2012 Page: 131 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: The Orphan King by Sigmund Brouwer has been reviewed by Focus on the Family’s marriage and parenting magazine. It is the first book in the “Merlin’s Immortals series. Synopsis: The future of the Immortals is in the hands of an orphan My greatest fear was that they would find us and make of us a sacrifice beneath a full moon. Now you, Thomas, must help us destroy the circle of evil. The last words of a dying woman would change the life of young Thomas. Raised behind monastery walls, he knows nothing of his mysterious past or imminent destiny. But now, in the heart of medieval England, a darkness threatens to strangle truth. An ancient order tightens their ghostly grip on power, creating fear and exiling those who would oppose them. Thomas is determined fulfill his calling and bring light into the mysterious world of the Druids and leaves the monastery on an important quest. Thomas quickly finds himself in unfamiliar territory, as he must put his faith in unusual companions—a cryptic knight, a child thief, and the beautiful, silent woman whom may not be all…

Free PDF Ebook | The Labyrinth of Osiris

Author: Paul Sussman Publish: 2012 Page: 422 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: With a plot that moves from Israel to Egypt to Vancouver to Romania, The Labyrinth of Osiris is an intelligent, gripping novel from an internationally acclaimed master of thriller writing. Synopsis: Detective Arieh-Ben Roi of the Jerusalem police is tasked with the investigation into the death of a well-known Israeli journalist, Rivka Kleinberg, who is found brutally murdered in a cathedral in Jerusalem. Known for her fearless expose, Kleinberg had made many high-powered enemies, including international corporations, the Israeli government, and the Russian Mafia. Looking for leads, Ben-Roi begins researching which stories Kleinberg was working on before she died, and finds a connection to Egypt which confuses him. At a stumbling block, Ben-Roi phones up his old friend, Yusuf Khalifa of the Luxor Police, and asks him if he will help him investigate the case. Khalifa is happy to help and begins looking into another story that Kleinberg was researching just before her murder: the mysterious death of a British Egyptologist in the 1930s. This Egyptologist was said to have uncovered a giant labyrinth-like gold mine of incredible riches written about in the works of Herodotus….

Free PDF Ebook | The Gift of Rain

Author: Tan Twan Eng Publish: 2007 Page: 351 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: The Gift of Rain is the first novel by Malaysian novelist Tan Twan Eng. It was published in 2007 by Myrmidon Books in the UK and the following year by Weinstein Books in the US and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize that year. The recipient of extraordinary acclaim from critics and the bookselling community, Tan Twan Eng’s debut novel casts a powerful spell. Set during the tumult of World War II, on the lush Malayan island of Penang, The Gift of Rain tells a riveting and poignant tale about a young man caught in the tangle of wartime loyalties and deceits. Synopsis: Set in Penang, 1939, this book presents a story of betrayal, barbaric cruelty, steadfast courage, and enduring love. It concerns Philip Hutton, of mixed Chinese-English heritage, and his relationship with Hayato Endo, a Japanese diplomat who teaches him aikido. As war looms and the Japanese invade, both Endo and Philip find themselves torn between their loyalty to each other, versus loyalty to their country and family, respectively. Philip decides to assist the Japanese and Endo in administering the country in an…

Women of the Otherworld Series [#12] – Spell Bound
English Literature , Fantasy Novel / February 4, 2019

Author: Kelley Armstrong Publish: 2011 Page: 140 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: #1 New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong sets the stage for a battle of epic proportions in this novel in her critically lauded Women of the Otherworld series. Synopsis: Savannah Levine is all grown up. As a witch endowed with an array of spells, she is also a force to be reckoned with. As a paranormal investigator, she is finally coming into her own. But her last case tore a family apart, and Savannah swore she’d give up her powers to fix the mess she helped create. Someone–or something–must have been listening. Powerless and on the run from witch-hunting assassins, Savannah stumbles upon a gathering storm that threatens the very existence of the Otherworld. The danger is real, and Savannah must somehow join forces with old friends like Elena, Clay, Paige, Lucas, Jaime, and Hope to face their world’s greatest threat–and one that just might come from within.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Women of the Otherworld Series [#9] – Living With the Dead
English Literature , Fantasy Novel / February 1, 2019

  Author: Kelley Armstrong Publish: 2009 Page: 264 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Living with the Dead is the ninth novel in Women of the Otherworld series by Kelley Armstrong. Synopsis: The men and women of the Otherworld – witches, werewolves, demons, vampires – live unseen among us. Only now a reckless killer has torn down the wall, trapping one very human woman in the supernatural crossfire. Robyn moved to LA after her husband died to try to put some distance between herself and the life they had together. And the challenges of her job as the PR consultant to a Paris Hilton wannabe are pretty distracting. But then her celebutante is gunned down in a night club, and Robyn is suddenly the prime suspect. The two people most determined to clear her are her old friend, the half-demon tabloid reporter Hope Adams, and a homicide detective with an uncanny affinity for the dead. Soon Robyn finds herself in the heart of a world she never even knew existed – and which she was safer knowing nothing about . . . You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join…

Women of the Otherworld Series [#8] – Personal Demon
English Literature , Fantasy Novel / January 31, 2019

Author: Kelley Armstrong Publish: 2008 Page: 247 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Personal Demon, a fantasy novel published in 2008, is the eighth book in the Women of the Otherworld series written by Canadian author Kelley Armstrong. It is the first novel in the series to have more than one narrator and the first to include a male narrator. Synopsis: Tabloid reporter Hope Adams appears to live the life of an ordinary working girl. But in addition to possessing the beauty of a Bolly-wood princess, Hope has other unique traits. For she is a half-demon- a human fathered by a demon. And she’s inherited not only a gift for seeing the past but a hunger for chaos- along with a talent for finding it wherever she can. Naturally, when she’s chosen by a very dangerous group for a very dangerous mission, she jumps at the chance… The head of the powerful Cortez Cabal- a family that makes the mob look like amateurs- has a little problem in Miami: a gang of wealthy, bored offspring of supernaturals is getting out of hand, and Hope is needed to infiltrated. As spells, astral projections, and pheromones soar across South Beach, Hope…

Women of the Otherworld Series [#7] – No Humans Involved
English Literature , Fantasy Novel / January 30, 2019

Author: Kelley Armstrong Publish: 2007 Page: 229 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: No Humans Involved is the seventh novel in Kelley Armstrong’s fantasy series Women of the Otherworld. It is narrated by Jaime Vegas, a necromancer. Synopsis: In her acclaimed Women of the Otherworld series, bestselling author Kelley Armstrong creates a present day in which humans unwittingly coexist with werewolves, witches, and other supernatural beings. Now, in this spellbinding new novel, a beautiful necromancer who can see ghosts must come to terms with her power—and with an evil, she never thought possible. It’s the most anticipated reality television event of the season: three spiritualists gathered together in one house to raise the ghost of Marilyn Monroe. For celebrity medium Jaime Vegas, it is to be her swan song—one last publicity blast for a celebrity on the wrong side of forty. But unlike her colleagues, who are more show than substance, Jaime is the real thing. Reluctant to upstage her fellow spiritualists, Jaime tries to suppress her talents, as she has done her entire life. But there is something lurking in the maze of gardens behind the house: a spirit without a voice. And it won’t let go until…

Women of the Otherworld Series [#6] – Broken
English Literature , Fantasy Novel / January 29, 2019

Author: Kelley Armstrong Publish: 2006 Page: 229 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Broken is a fantasy novel written by Kelley Armstrong. It is the sixth in her Women of the Otherworld series and has the return of Elena Michaels as narrator. Synopsis: In this thrilling new novel from the author of Industrial Magic, a pregnant werewolf may have unwittingly unleashed Jack the Ripper on the twenty-first century — and become his next target… Ever since she discovered she’s pregnant, Elena Michaels has been on edge. After all, she’s never heard of another living female werewolf, let alone one who’s given birth. But thankfully, her expertise is needed to retrieve a stolen letter allegedly written by Jack the Ripper. As a distraction, the job seems simple enough — only the letter contains a portal to Victorian London’s underworld, which Elena inadvertently triggers — unleashing a vicious killer and a pair of zombie thugs. Now Elena must find a way to seal the portal before the unwelcome visitors get what they’re looking for — which, for some unknown reason, is Elena…   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Women of the Otherworld Series [#5] – Haunted
English Literature , Fantasy Novel / January 28, 2019

Author: Kelley Armstrong Publish: 2001 Page: 140 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Haunted, the fifth in the Women of the Otherworld series, is a novel written by Kelley Armstrong featuring Eve Levine. Synopsis: Former supernatural superpower Eve Levine has broken all the rules. But she’s never broken a promise—not even during the three years she’s spent in the afterworld. So when the Fates call in debt she gave her word she’d pay, she has no choice but to comply. For centuries one of the ghost world’s wickedest creatures has been loosed on humanity, thwarting every attempt to retrieve her. Now it has fallen to Eve to capture this demi-demon known as the Nix, who inhabits the bodies of would-be killers, compelling them to complete their deadly acts. It’s a mission that becomes all too personal when the Nix targets that Eve loves most—including Savannah, the daughter she left on earth. But can a renegade witch succeed where a host of angels have failed?   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Women of the Otherworld Series [#4] – Industrial Magic
English Literature , Fantasy Novel / January 27, 2019

Author: Kelley Armstrong Publish: 2004 Page: 281 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Industrial Magic is a fantasy novel by Canadian author Kelley Armstrong. The fourth book in the Women of the Otherworld series features the witch Paige Winterbourne. Synopsis: Meet the smart, sexy — supernatural — women of the otherworld. This is not your mother’s coven… Kelley Armstrong returns with the eagerly awaited follow-up to Dime Store Magic. Paige Winterbourne, a headstrong young woman haunted by a dark legacy, is now put to the ultimate test as she fights to save innocents from the most insidious evil of all.. . . In the aftermath of her mother’s murder, Paige broke with the elite, ultraconservative American Coven of Witches. Now her goal is to start a new Coven for a new generation. But while Paige pitches her vision to uptight thirty-something witches in business suits, a more urgent matter commands her attention. Someone is murdering the teenage offspring of the underworld’s most influential Cabals — a circle of families that makes the mob look like amateurs. And none is more powerful than the Cortez Cabal, a faction Paige is intimately acquainted with. Lucas Cortez, the rebel son and unwilling…