When Kate's friends convince her to attend a Halloween party she doesn't want to go to, she discovers there's a good reason Halloween makes her uneasy. A creepy short story aimed at young adults who love a little paranormal in their reading. (no vampires, werewolves or zombies involved in this story)Cover design by Sean Ashby.
Shari Golding is a young marketing executive for a successful public relations and advertising firm. Childless, independent, sophisticated and sexy, Shari is looking for love and has her fair share of suitors but every time she gets involved in a serious relationship, the person dies. When her fourth boyfriend dies in a tragic car accident, she vows to never again get close to any man. This decision leads Shari down a road of promiscuity and after each meaningless encounter she would yearn for the stability and fulfillment that comes with being in a monogamous relationship. Karim Dawkins, a budding entrepreneur, has his sights set on Shari and refuses to take no for an answer. Shari likes him alot but is terrified of getting involved. Will Shari give in and give love another chance...and will she be the death of him?
"Kill Me is PERFECTLY dark and delicious! Nero and Una are two strong, badass characters that you can't help but want more of. LP has a way with words that draws you straight into their twisted world and captures you. Definitely a 5 star read!" - Victoria Ashley, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. "This book. You have to read it. LP Lovell absolutely nailed it with Kill Me. Mysterious, dark, tightly woven and sexy, this is one of the best romances I have read all year." - Jo Raven, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. ******UnaTo many, I am little more than a myth. The Kiss of Death, a hired killer, revered by some of the greatest criminal organisations in the world. Trained by the bratva themselves, without conscience, without mercy, the perfect soldier. I'll kill anyone... for a price. Death doesn't discriminate, she sells to the highest bidder, but even I have a weakness.Nero I want one thing--power. But power is merely a game of strategy. The pieces are on the chess board. Death is my queen, and also my pawn. She'll paint this city red in exchange for the one thing she wants. Now all I have to do is watch it all play out. She's nothing more than a weapon, and yet, I find myself wanting to dance with death, to possess her. And I always get what I want.A game of power. A risk that could cost her everything. An obsession that would see the world burn at their feet. A bloodied king. A broken queen.Kill me or kiss me?
Una To many, I am little more than a myth. The Kiss of Death, a hired killer, revered by some of the greatest criminal organisations in the world. Trained by the bratva themselves, without conscience, without mercy, the perfect soldier. I’ll kill anyone… for a price. Death doesn’t discriminate, she sells to the highest bidder, but even I have a weakness. Nero I want one thing—power. But power is merely a game of strategy. The pieces are on the chess board. Death is my queen, and also my pawn. She’ll paint this city red in exchange for the one thing she wants. Now all I have to do is watch it all play out. She’s nothing more than a weapon, and yet, I find myself wanting to dance with death, to possess her. And I always get what I want. A game of power. A risk that could cost her everything. An obsession that would see the world burn at their feet. A bloodied king. A broken queen. Kill me or kiss me?
Another instalment of the anarchic diaries of 11-year-old Alistair Fury and his quest for justice for younger brothers. This time he's desperate to impress Giselle, his older brother's glamorous French exchange partner.
A new chapter in the New York Times bestselling Morganville Vampires saga. Vampire musician Michael Glass has attracted the attention of a big- time producer who wants to cut a demo and play some gigs-which means Michael will have to enter the human world. For this, he's been assigned escorts that include both a dangerous immortal as well as Michael's all-too-human friends. And with that mix of personalities, this is going to be a road trip from hell...
In the wake of a failed attempt to defeat the vampire Richelieu, Susan and her friends are weakened and divided. Raphael must set aside his animosity and join with his enigmatic sire Gabriel to discover a powerful weapon before Richelieu claims it. Meanwhile, Susan and her cousin Wendy translate a 12th century diary belonging to their ancestor, Carissa, to learn the origin of their family's connection with the vampires. As Carissa's story of love and betrayal unfolds, they discover the secrets of the present will only be revealed by solving the mysteries of the past.
The TARDIS travellers take a break on the beach world of Vektris. Hot sun, cold drinks and all the time in the worlds. What could possibly go wrong? A kidnapping, a spaceship heist and a desperate chase to a distant galaxy later, Turlough finds himself in a strange winter palace - along with a face from his past.
Scarlett thought Dan McAndrew's murder was long behind her, but when she and her classmates arrive in Edinburgh for a weeklong field trip, she's startled to be joined by her old St. Tabby's cohorts--and enemies--who are visiting the area on a field trip as well. Even more startling, Callum, Dan's surviving twin, is in the area--and his cold treatment leaves Scarlett wondering what's changed, especially when a series of attacks makes her believe that someone's out to get her for her past mistakes. Would Callum ever hurt her, though? And what's Scarlett to make of her conflicting feelings for Callum, now that Jase isn't around? Even more upsetting, why is her most trusted confidante, Taylor, acting distant and dismissive?
A young woman's body is found with puncture marks on her neck, and soon the delicious word vampire is on everyone's lips. All of FBI profiler Sophie Anderson's skills—psychic and psychological—will be needed for her to determine whether this was a thrill kill or something even more sinister.Exploring the blood bars and Goth clubs of L.A., Sophie immerses herself in the seductive culture of self-styled vampires. Posing as the alluring Lady Veronica and infiltrating a notorious clan, Sophie will learn just how deep the fantasy goes for some believers.When life requires death, nothing is sacred.
Elizabeth Chauncey is a well-off young woman in 14th century London. Though she is considered nobility due to a distant relative, she refuses to think of herself as such. She is close to a childhood friend, Matthias de Bourgueville, with whom she spends much of her time. They have just returned from an outing at the theatre when her world is shaken up. Suddenly the servants have taken sick, and soon everyone in London is becoming ill with a mysterious disease. People are dying rapidly and the physicians can do little to halt the spread of disease. Elizabeth and Matthias begin to lose family members, causing a rift in their relationship as love and religion come between them. For what kind of God would inflict such pain and cruelty? Finally, when her home is bolted shut and she and her sick and dying family are trapped inside a Plague House with no escape, Elizabeth is faced with a choice: remain and die, or flee and take cover in the faith that God will protect her. But time is running out, and she is losing hope. To top things off, Matthias has professed his undying love for her and a proposal of marriage. But if they’re all to die anyway, what is the point of going on? This is a story of a young woman faced with the pain of loss and decision to stay strong in a world that’s destined to destroy her and everything she loves. It is the tale of looking death in the eye and turning the other cheek. But when faith is lost and death is omnipresent, will she refuse its kiss?
Guaranteed: clean, quirky, and fun!* Clover takes a BITE out of crime! Willow finds herself in scalding hot water when Clover is accused of biting her ex. Her patience takes a turn for the worse when Alex, Willow’s ex, shows up with his girlfriend in tow for Embry’s engagement party. Alex tests more than Willow’s temperament, as things go topsy-turvy in the town of Turtle. When Alex’s girlfriend ends up dead, Alex finds himself in the clink. While Willow would love to throw away the key, she has to take Embry’s feelings into account and give him yet ANOTHER chance. Chocolate Kiss of Death will leave you barking with laughter, as Willow fights her way through mishaps and sticky situations. *Contains NO swearing, sex scenes (maybe a kiss or two), or graphic violence
Thanatos, god of death, had been cursed to never touch a living human. To do so would take the life of that soul. He performed his duties,taking the dead to the underworld, without a hitch until one woman got away. She was dead for five minutes.Her life had been saved, but not before touching Thanatos's hand. Now she is immune to his deadly touch and he can't get her out of his mind.Could she be the answer to breaking his curse? Or will she be his kiss of death?
Sixteen year-old Lexi Hunter is just an ordinary teenager wishing that her life could be as exciting as a reality tv show when her mom receives a phone call with the news that Lexi’s cousin, Austin, has been killed. She and her mom return to Briar Creek, the town that they left ten years ago, never looking back. During their stay, Lexi falls head-over-heels for Gabe, the dark and mysterious guy who lives across the street and goes to the same high school that Austin went to. Lexi’s Aunt Violet and Uncle Tommy insist on her staying away from him due to his violent behavior and instead urge her to pursue a relationship with Dan, Austin’s best friend. In an effort to learn more about the cousin she barely knew, Lexi snoops through Austin’s belongings. Soon, she begins to uncover puzzling details that make her believe that Austin wasn’t really attacked by an animal the night he was killed – details that may already be putting her own life in danger.