Description : After years of frequent moves following her mother’s death, Chloe Saunders’s life is finally settling down. She is attending art school, pursuing her dreams of becoming a director, making friends, meeting boys. Her biggest concern is that she’s not developing as fast as her friends are. But when puberty does hit, it brings more than hormone surges. Chloe starts seeing ghosts–everywhere, demanding her attention. After she suffers a breakdown, her devoted aunt Lauren gets her into a highly recommended group home. At first, Lyle House seems a pretty okay place, except for Chloe’s small problem of fearing she might be facing a lifetime of mental illness. But as she gradually gets to know the other kids at the home–charming Simon and his ominous, unsmiling brother Derek, obnoxious Tori, and Rae, who has a “thing” for fire–Chloe begins to realize that there is something that binds them all together, and it isn’t your usual “problem kid” behaviour. And together they discover that Lyle House is not your usual group home either… From the Trade Paperback edition.
Description : Justin hasn't ever really believed in the occult, even though his Grandpa Blake is an expert in it and has a house full of curious objects and old tattered books on magic. But when Daniel Eilersen, the class know-it-all, starts acting all high-and-mighty, Justin thinks he can scare him by performing a magic ritual from the ancient book he's stolen from his granddad's study. His friend Trevor, who always goes along with what Justin says and his little sister, Joy, complete the group. It's all about the atmosphere of course and Justin plans to give Eilersen a proper scare, but nothing will actually happen . . . Or will it . . .? On the old tennis court in the park, late one night, the four of them, unaware of the consequences of their actions, summon Dracherion, a malicious and dangerous spirit bent on revenge for being imprisoned in the ancient book by Grandpa Blake, years ago. Things go wrong and Dracherion breaks out of the circle designed to enclose him. The ritual has bound them to Dracherion and Justin, Joy, Trevor and Daniel know that the spirit will try and possess one of them so it can grow in strength and wreak its vengeance. A terrifying struggle follows as Dracherion grows stronger and stronger. It's a race against time to try and find a way of banishing the spirit out of this world. But how do they do that when one of them can't be trusted . . .?
Description : The second book in the epic Shalrodan saga, The Summoning is the exciting sequel to Earth of Fire, Sky of Ice. The Summoning chronicles the continuing adventures of Geologist Gary Krahmer during his time spent with the Valrimir, the last remnant of a civilization that has lived on the Antarctic continent for over 4,000 years! The Valrimir have somehow managed to survive deep below the surface in caverns warmed by geothermal energy. This volume details not only Gary's continuing adventures that are occuring in present day, but also gives a most interesting insight as Gary shares the rich history of of the people that anciently inhabited the Antarctic continent. These were the days before the continental drift southward made the land almost uninhabitable. According to the ancients, these lands were known as Shalrodan. Gary offers an exciting and insightful account of the people, the various lands, the different cultures, and of the wars that once raged across the lands of Shalrodan.
Description : A CALL FROM BEYOND… When Kristi Stewart inherits a property in the old part of Savannah, she knows it comes with stories of hauntings. But she doesn’t believe in ghosts, even while she runs seances for the guests of McLane House Bed-and-Breakfast. Until the inexplicable midnight appearance of one of her infamous ancestors. Terrified, she flees into the night—and right into the arms of Dallas Wicker. Dallas is trying to uncover the truth about a colleague who died under suspicious circumstances. As strange happenings continue to plague Kristi’s home, it is soon clear that there’s a very living threat in the neighborhood—several people have disappeared without a trace. Dallas can’t find any connection between the victims, but someone wanted them gone, and it might be linked to the history of McLane House. And that means Kristi should be very afraid.
Description : Mirabella is about to be sacrificed to the immortals in a ceremony known as The Summoning. She is desperate to escape Kingdom, the Immortals sanctuary, with her two best friends, Assana and Starlet. However, the immortals have a different plan for the feisty young woman. She is to become Queen whether she likes it or not. Not to mention that she will need to locate and raise their beloved land Atlantis and defeat a great Wizard who betrayed the immortals. No pressure. With the help of her friends and one mysteriously handsome man who refuses to divulge his identity to her, she sets out to become an Immortal. But not just any Immortal. She is to be turned by the five ruling races of the Immortals. The Fairies; Witches and Warlocks; Werewolves; Vampires; and the strongest and oldest of immortals, the Dragons. She has no hope of surviving as every single woman who has gone through this impossible change has died shortly after being bitten. With her fiery temper and her love of movies, can Mirabella survive the violent act of being transformed into an Immortal? Or will she fail and let everyone she loves and holds dear down?
Description : Lady Briana will stop at nothing to save her beloved husband, even if it means making a deal with the all too handsome Abraxas.
Description : Agent Alex Monroe is a specialist for the FBI who deals with ritualistic murders. Hes brought in on a case, where he is strangely identified by name. As he and his team unravel the mystery surrounding the death of a well-known college professor and his wife in a brutal ritualistic crime, they begin to find there is more to the investigation than they ever imagined. Prior to his death, the professor, James Burdock, was studying ancient texts that revealed another worlda world beyond our own. He spent his life studying anthropology and history, diving into the ancient cultures of the past, and it soon becomes apparent that Burdocks studies were directly related to his death. In fact, this new case connects to an old one and reveals a deeper conspiracy that has the potential to threaten the entire world. What began as a ritualistic murder case turns out to be the first step in a process intended to open the door between hell and earth. As reality is tested and the supernatural becomes real, can Agent Alex Monroe and his team overcome the evil threatening our world? Faith, Spirituality and Science are tested as the boundaries of reality unravel. Can anyone survive the Summoning?
Description : 'Terrifying ghosts, smatterings of gore and diverse teen voices will prompt young adults to pick up the next in this series.' - Kirkus Reviews, starred review 'Action, danger, supernatural secrets, and a hint of romance--Armstrong's world is one in which trusting the wrong person can have dire consequences. You'll be desperate for a sequel.' - Melissa Marr All Chloe Saunders wants is a life like any normal teenager - the chance to get through school, make friends, and maybe meet a boy. But when she starts seeing ghosts, she knows that life will never be normal again. Soon ghosts are everywhere, demanding her attention. When Chloe finally breaks down, she's admitted to a group home for disturbed kids. At first Lyle House seems okay, but as she gets to know the other patients - charming Simon and his ominous, unsmiling brother Derek; obnoxious Tori; and Rae, who has a 'thing' for fire - Chloe begins to realise that something strange and sinister binds them all together, and it isn't your usual 'problem kid' behaviour. And they're about to discover that Lyle House is not your usual group home, either . . . The first book in the Darkest Powers trilogy - the first YA series by #1 bestselling author Kelley Armstrong. Books by Kelley Armstrong: Women of the Otherworld series Bitten Stolen Dime Store Magic Industrial Magic Haunted Broken No Humans Involved Personal Demon Living with the Dead Frost Bitten Walking the Witch Spellbound Thirteen Nadia Stafford Exit Strategy Made to be Broken Wild Justice Rockton City of the Lost A Darkness Absolute This Fallen Prey Watcher in the Woods Alone in the Wild Darkest Powers The Summoning The Awakening The Reckoning Otherworld Tales Men of the Otherworld Tales of the Otherworld Otherworld Nights Otherworld Secrets Otherworld Chills Darkness Rising The Gathering The Calling The Rising Cainsville Omens Visions Deceptions Betrayals Rituals
Description : The World Snake is coming, devourer of Thrace and Atlantis… and the only one standing in its way is Amber, a sixteen-year-old runaway, recently arrived in Los Angeles. Amber is more than just a girl with a stolen ID and an attitude; she is a daughter of the wolf-kind, a shapeshifter able to change forms at will. One night, as Amber prowls the Hollywood Hills in wolf form, she stumbles onto an occult ceremony, interrupting the ritual. As a result, Amber finds herself the unwilling mistress of a handsome demonic servant, Richard. Appearing as a fair youth of eighteen years, Richard is a demon accidentally summoned, then captured, by Dr. John Dee, court magician to Queen Elizabeth I. Richard has been trying for four centuries to free himself from a succession of masters and mistresses, but finds himself bound to Amber, the only one who can protect him from his greatest fear, the herald of the World Snake, the Eater of Souls. But all hell is about to break loose, and Amber and Richard are going to need some allies to stop the Eater of Souls and avert the World Snake, and the battle has only begun. From Carol Wolf comes the urban fantasy debut The Summoning, a novel of a wolf girl, a demon boy, and a city on the edge of disaster.
Description : From the depths of the demiplane of shadow comes a new magic so mysterious it confounds even the Chosen of Mystra. From beneath the dune seas of Anauroch escapes one of Toril's most powerful and ancient evils -- the phaerimm. From Evereska, the last elven refuge on comes word of invasion. From nowhere appears a group of enigmatic sorcerers determined to destroy the phaerimm and save Evereska . . . for purposes known only to themselves. From the author of Crucible: The Trial of Cyric the Mad, Beyond the High Road, and Death of the Dragon (with Ed Greenwood) comes the most Realms-shaking event since The Threat from the Sea.