By Alex Archer
A precious artifact may perhaps restoration a family's honor — or break every little thing in its wake.
While traveling in Tokyo, archaeologist Annja Creed is approached via a guy who desperately wishes her aid. Kennichi Ogawa, the final descendant of an historical warrior kin, is making an attempt to find a stolen artifact. Legend has it that the vajra was once mystically endowed by way of a warrior's spirit to aid the Yumegakure-ryu relations without end be a resource for reliable. however the vajra may perhaps aid the forces of evil if it will get into the incorrect palms. And now the bloodthirsty Yakuza and a bunch of employed ninja are after it.
As Annja and Kennichi trek throughout the fog-enshrouded mountains of the Iga province to discover the relic, they have to additionally outsmart the vicious Yakuza and ninja who're dangerously with reference to uncovering the vajra first…and to
destroying their competition.
By Steve McHugh
There are a few things even a centuries-old sorcerer hesitates to challenge…
When Nathan Garret’s pal seeks his aid investigating a bloody serial killer, the development of terrible crimes ends up in a creature of natural malevolence, born of hatred and darkish magic. despite all his powers, Nate fears he can be overmatched. but if evil ambitions these he cares approximately and he's faced through dire threats either previous and new, Nate needs to demonstrate a mystery from his lately remembered prior to remind his enemies why they need to worry him as soon as more.
Born of Hatred, set in sleek London with old flashbacks to America’s previous West, keeps the darkish city fable of Crimes opposed to Magic, the acclaimed first publication within the gritty and action-packed Hellequin Chronicles.
By Kate Danley
Now that Maggie stored the area, existence is returning to basic at MacKay & MacKay Magical monitoring. that's till a stranger indicates up searching for a few historical jewellery to die for. in truth, plenty of parents are demise for it.
Maggie, Killian, and your favourite forged of characters are again for a rootin’ tootin’ city myth experience in the course of the wilds of the previous West.
The undesirable men don’t stand a ghost of an opportunity.
By Steve McHugh
Long in the past, Olympian gods imprisoned the demon Pandora in a human—Hope—creating a creature whose merely goal was once chaos and demise. Remorseful, the gods locked Pandora away in Tartarus, governed by means of Hades.
Now, centuries later, Pandora escapes. Nate Garrett, a 1,600-year-old sorcerer, is shipped to recapture her and discovers her plan to disrupt the 1936 Berlin Olympic video games, killing hundreds of thousands in a lost quest for vengeance.
Fast ahead to modern day Berlin, the place Nate has agreed to behave as father or mother on a college journey to Germany to go to Hades on the front to Tartarus. whilst Titan King Cronus turns into the second one ever to flee Tartarus, Nate is compelled to trace him down and produce him again, to dodge a civil struggle among those that may use his break out to achieve power.
Prison of Hope is the fourth publication within the hugely acclaimed and action-packed darkish city fable sequence, the Hellequin Chronicles.
By John Corwin
Hellhounds Ate My Homework. Justin received Elyssa's middle and kept his dad from rogue vampires, yet simply whilst he thinks he can journey off into the sundown on a white horse, hassle not just knocks on his door, it plows via it with hellhounds. Spawn relations with their very own agendas, vampires operating amok, and his father marked for demise, it kind of feels there isn't any finish to the types of monsters out to make Justin's lifestyles depressing. it is nearly sufficient to make him lengthy for the times of guy boobs, Kings and Castles, and nerd prestige. With an inventory of most unlikely quests turning out to be speedier than he can sustain, monitoring down the deadliest murderer on the earth could end up more uncomplicated than profitable the approval of Elyssa's mom and dad. The clock ticking, and darkish forces on his heels, Justin will get a crash path within the mysteries and risks of the Overworld. yet with Elyssa via his part and his transforming into menagerie of associates, very unlikely odds unexpectedly look attainable back.
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 court docket of the Duke of Shadowed Hills, October "Toby" Daye has survived a variety 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 symptoms element to Blind Michael. while the younger son of Toby's closest neighbors 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 highway should be taken greater than as soon as. If she can't get away with all of the young ones earlier than the candle that publications 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, may well Daye—the harbinger of Toby's personal death—has unexpectedly became up on her doorstep...
By Benedict Jacka
THE NEW ALEX VERUS NOVEL
I don’t publicly market it that I’m a mage, yet I don’t precisely disguise it both, and one of many ordinary issues I’ve learnt through the years is simply how a lot you will get away with if you’re blatant sufficient. cover anything in the back of smoke and mirrors and make humans paintings to discover it, and they’ll tear where down searching for what’s there.
Alex Verus is a diviner who can see possible futures—a expertise that’s gotten him out of many a tricky scrape. yet this time, he could be in over his head. Alex used to be apprenticed to a dismal mage, and in his provider he did loads of issues he isn’t proud of.
As rumors swirl that his outdated grasp is coming again, Alex comes nose to nose together with his misdeeds within the type of a tender adept whose purely aim is to get revenge. Alex has replaced his lifestyles for the higher, yet he’s scared of what his friends—including his apprentice, Luna—will examine his prior. but when they’re going to place themselves in danger, they should understand precisely what sort of guy they’re struggling with for…
By Rick Gualtieri
There are purposes we worry the evening. Now he is attempting to cease them.
Three months have handed because the fateful come upon in long island urban that ended with the disappearance of invoice Ryder - gamer, geek, and mythical vampire. Now he is again - reawakened midway around the globe with out allies, garments, or clue as to how he acquired there. the one factor he is yes of is that his captors plan to take advantage of him for his or her personal nefarious ends and do not care how a lot blood they spill within the process.
Escape could be the least of his concerns, even though. Civilization teeters near to chaos. legendary beasts, as soon as notion the stuff of myth, are breaking throughout the veil, cause on waging warfare opposed to mankind. At their vanguard stands an old evil, the final remnant of a humans inspiration lengthy useless, and it is approximately to chop a swath of destruction during the international now not visible in view that biblical times.
Bill's basically probability is to reclaim his lifestyles, reconcile together with his buddies, and muster each piece of perspective he can - simply because if he fails, Hell on the earth turns into way over only a corny saying.
Goddamned Freaky Monsters (the Tome of invoice, half five) is 105k phrases of foul-mouthed horror hilarity through Rick Gualtieri, writer of Holier Than Thou and Bigfoot Hunters
By Jim Butcher
For Harry Dresden, Chicago's merely specialist wizard, enterprise, to place it mildly, stinks. So whilst the police convey him in to refer to on a grisly double homicide dedicated with black magic, Harry's seeing greenback indicators. yet the place there is black magic, there is a black mage at the back of it. And now that mage is familiar with Harry's identify.
By Christopher Farnsworth
Zach Barrows is a cocky, bold White condo worker till he is by surprise transferred out and partnered with Nathaniel Cade, a undercover agent sworn to guard the president. yet Cade is not any traditional civil servant. sure one hundred forty years in the past via a different blood oath, Nathanial Cade is a vampire. at the orders of the president he defends the state opposed to enemies a ways stranger-and much more dangerous-than civilians like Zach might ever think.