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Awaken Me Darkly

CHAPTER 1 Midnight. The witching hour, some say. Since it was 12:07 A.M. and I was standing over a dead body, I had to agree. The victim, William H. Steele, a thirty-six-year-old Caucasian male, six f...

Eve of Darkness

CHAPTER 1 The Devil is in the details. Evangeline Hollis understood the true gist of that saying now, surrounded as she was by thousands of Satan’s minions. Some wore Seattle Seahawks baseball caps, o...

Everdark

Part One TAINTED “Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world.” —Mary Shelley, Frankenstein “There’s a part of me th...

Seduce the Darkness

PROLOGUE Devyn de bon ci Laci, prince of the Targonia Royal House, drew his knees to his bare, dirty chest for warmth. Though he told himself over and over to stop, his shivering didn't cease. He was ...

Swallowing Darkness

Acknowledgments I FEEL LIKE ONE, WHO TREADS ALONE SOME BANQUET HALL DESERTED. WHOSE LIGHTS ARE FLED, WHOSE GARLANDS DEAD, AND ALL BUT HE DEPARTED! From "Oft, in the Stilly Night" By Thomas Moore (Nati...

Touching Darkness

1 11:51 p.m. LAWS OF GRAVITY At last, everything was sorted out. Her clothes had finally found their way into the right drawers. Books lined their new shelves in alphabetical order, and her computer's...

Whispers in the Dark

CHAPTER 1 SHEA Peterson’s eyelids flew open as she came instantly and fully awake. Her breath escaped in soft pants as agony crushed through her body. She went tense and her fingers curled into the ta...

Tempt Me with Darkness

CHAPTER ONE PRESENT DAY ENGLAND BESIDE THE LUSH BANKS of a pond, a woman beckoned, familiar. Yet Marrok of Cadbury had never seen her face in his life. Vivid grass and multicolored flowers rioted arou...

The Dark and Hollow Places

Chapter I This city used to be something once. I’ve seen pictures of the way it gleamed—sun so bright off windows it could burn your eyes. At night, lights shouted from steel like catcalls, loud and l...

The Dark at the End

"Sir!" the cabbie said in heavily accented English as Jack slammed the taxi door shut behind him. "Those people were - " "Drive!" "They were there first and - " Jack slammed the plastic partition betw...

Fear the Darkness

Prologue Sylvermyst Prophecy Flesh of flesh, blood of blood, bound in darkness. The Alpha and Omega shall be torn asunder and through the Mists reunited. Pathways that have been hidden will be found a...

Night World : Dark Angel

Gillian Lennox didn't mean to die that day. She was mad, though. Mad because she had missed her ride home from school, and because she was cold, and because it was two weeks before Christmas and she w...

Night World : Daughters of Darkness

Rowan, Kestrel, and Jade," Mary-Lynnette said as she and Mark passed the old Victorian farmhouse. "Huh?" "Rowan. And Kestrel. And Jade. The names of thegirls who're moving in." Mary-Lynnette tilted he...

Desire After Dark

Chapter 1 It wasn't easy, destroying a vampire. Even when you found one tucked into his coffin at high noon, he didn't always go down without a fight. Tom Duncan stared down at the body laid out in th...

Gathering Darkness

The young man woke up surrounded by fire and chaos.Swords clashed nearby in a violent battle in the shadow of the mountains. The sharp cries of the dying sliced through the cool early morning breeze. ...