Merry Christmas & Happy New Year !
I am taking a break over Christmas and New Year .
Be back around January 6th.
"A number of your favourite foods will not be available . There are no potatoes or tomatoes , these come from lands yet to be discovered.For the same reason there are no turkeys ; your Christmas dish instead - if you can afford it - is likely to be a swan ,a goose, beef ,ham or bacon."pg167 The Time Travellers Guide To Medieval England by Ian Mortimer
“I write of merry jest and greenwood shade,
But tales of chivalry are not my trade;
So if you wish to read that five years' story
Of lady-love, romance, and martial glory,—
The mighty feats of arms that Gawayne did,—
The ever ripening love that Gawayne hid
Five long years in his breast, biding his time,—
Go seek it in some abler poet's rime.”
Prince Of Wolves ."Jaque Pierce was just an ordinary 17 year old girl getting ready to start her senior year in highschool in Coldspring, TX. When a mysterious foreign exchange student from Romania moves in across the street, Jacque and her two best friends Sally and Jen don't realize the last two weeks of their summer were going to get a lot more interesting. From the moment Jacque sets eyes on Fane she feels and i..."
Blood Rites. "Jacque must fight to protect all she holds dear-including her relationship with Fane-in the second installment of Quinn Loftis's Grey Wolves series.
"Jennifer Adams's life is turned upside down when she discovers that she isn't completely human, in the third installment of Quinn Loftis's Grey Wolves series."
"Quinn Loftis continues the story of Jennifer, Decebel, Vasile, and Sally in the latest action-packed installment of the Grey Wolves series."
"Though the Serbian pack has been brought to heel thanks to the downfall of their Alpha, the war is far from over. Desdemona, a witch of unfathomable power, has escaped the wolves' wrath, but she will not go quietly into the night. She takes refuge in a place where even the smallest sliver of light does not dare to enter. Though she had to flee, she has not given up on the treasure she wishes to ac..."
"As one evil falls, another rises in its place. The powerful witch, Desdemona, has finally been killed by an alliance of wolf, elf, and fae. But Reyaz, brother to Cypher the warlock king, has vowed retribution for a life that was taken from him. Now Cypher must decide not only how to protect his newfound mate and his people, but also how to destroy the only family he has left. Meanwhile, Jen’s pregnancy progresses and the fateful due date draws ever nearer. The thought of losing Decebel’s child constantly threatens to overwhelm her. With each passing day, Decebel grows more distant, causing Jen to wonder what toll the impending loss of their child is taking on him. Unbeknownst to Jen, in an act of desperation to protect his unborn child and mate, Decebel strikes a deadly bargain with the Great Luna—his life in place of his child’s. There is only one way for that to happen; the bond between he and Jen must be broken. As Jen as Decebel struggle through their darkness, another kind of darkness is infiltrating Fane’s heart. Doubts and questions linger as he tries to cope with the emotions brought on in the aftermath of Desdemona’s curse. He knows what happened wasn’t real, but still he can’t rid himself of the terrible images seared into his memory. Jacque is his light, the one who keeps the darkness at bay, yet he won’t let her inside to do just that. Sally continues to learn what it means to be a gypsy healer and Costin struggles to protect her as she runs full speed ahead to help her wolves, heedless of her own safety. She sees her best friends struggling, each enduring their own trials. She’s desperate to help them, but can she keep them safe? With all of these things hanging heavy over the heads of the Serbia and Romania packs, their attention is divided. The wolves do not even realize a threat has slowly infiltrated their midst. Will they recognize the threat in time to save the lives that precariously hang in the balance?Against this backdrop of darkness, choices will be made, fears will confronted, and the ultimate sacrifice will be made. Will the wolves stand together to defeat the threats arrayed against them, both from within and without? Will love conquer all? Or will the beleaguered wolves finally succumb to their demons?"
"A foreign child - taken to live under Azrar's protection as his ward. But what strange ability does this girl possess, that so terrified her own people it led them to abandon her in Isolann's wolf-ridden forests?And will it aid in Prince Azrar's destruction or his survival?"
"Falsely accused - Jazriel - hurt beyond measure, embarks on a reckless path. Can Gabrielle protect him and guard the secrets of the Dark Kind or will he bring destruction down on them all?"
"In the face of overwhelming odds, old enmities must be set aside if the world is to survive a powerful and terrifying attack of zombie forces controlled by an alien super-intelligence. But can ancient hatreds be overcome or will they be the undoing of the Blood Alliance? In this stunning conclusion to the Dark Kind Vampire series, Blood Alliance shows award-winning fantasy horror author Raven Dane at her very best. This new edition from Endaxi's Prosochi Press has been re-edited and re-set to a high standard to join its matching companion volumes on your bookshelf or eReader."
"'it was butcher work...the horrid screeching as the stake drove home; the plunging of writhing form, and lips of bloody foam' Bram Stoker's 1897 Gothic shocker introduced Count Dracula to the world, an ancient creature bent on bringing his contagion to London, the very heart of the British Empire. Only a handful of men and women stand between Dracula and his long-cherished goal, but they are vulnerable and weak against the cunning and supernatural powers of the Count and his legions. As the horrifying story unfolds in the diaries and letters of young Jonathan Harker, Lucy, Mina, and Dr Seward, Dracula will be victorious unless his nemesis Professor Van Helsing can persuade them that monsters still lurk in the era of electric light. The most famous of all vampire stories, Dracula is a mirror of its age, its underlying themes of race, religion, science, superstition, and sexuality never far from the surface. A compelling read, rattling along at break-neck speed, it is a modern classic."
"An extraordinary literary find--the lost notebooks of the man who wrote "Dracula."
"Breathtakingly suspenseful and beautifully written, Kostova's phenomenal #1 bestseller tells the story of a young woman plunged into a labyrinth where the secrets of her family's past connect to an inconceivable evil: the dark 15th-century reign of Vlad the Impaler.
"The man muttered something under his breath .Then he bent down and started scooping Sam's possessions back into her bag.Sam picked herself up and started to apologise , but the man had disappeared into thin air."pg8 Murder On The Midnight Plane by Gaby Waters.http://www.usborne.com
"When Ned and Kit arrive at Hallows Grange , they soon realise that things are not quite what they seem.Haunted by a house which no longer exists , Kit and Ned are transported back in time to witness scenes from the distant past. But will they be able to right a dreadful wrong which has plagued the strange house and its inhabitants throughout history?Their own futures may depend on it..."
"The old railway station has been desearted for years, so why are there sounds of whistles in the night and rumures of trains rushing by?"
"Dungeon Creek is a town with a troubled past.When Boz and JJ buy an old oil painting in the town market , that past seems to reach out to haunt them .But what dark secret does the old painting hold?
And why are so many people interested in it?Boz and JJ find themes;vex drawn deeper and deeper into the strange history of the old coastal town until the story reaches its spine chilling climax on the treacherous rocks of Dungeon Creek."
"From the moment that Dom arrives at Mask Manor ,it is clear that his stay will be anything but peaceful.Dark forces are at work , and soon Dom finds himself drawn into a nightmare world of ghosts, visions and wicked lies. Aided by a girl called Abi, and led on by mysterious powers beyond his control , Dom begins to piece together the awful truth of the abandoned Playhouse . But he must act quickly ..for time is running out."
"A trip to Spectre's Isle and it's spooky tower embroil Charlie, Nic and Ali into a perilous plot and a quest for phantom treasure ."
"The Vanishing Village is a spooky story about a strange village that appears at midnight and vanishes without trace by dawn."
"An eerie light, glowing from a window of deserted Grimstone Manor , leads Polly,Sam and Joe on the scariest ghost hunt of their lives."
"Escape from Blood Castle is a strange and exciting adventure .Its hero is Intrepid Ivor.Follow him through the underground maze,onto the roof and down into the dungeons of Blood Castle as he hunts for the all-important papers."
"Murder on the Midnight Plane is a sinister story of death in the air, a gang of crooks and buried treasure."
"Desperately raising his arms for protection ,Dom stumbled . He fell against the gates, which creaked open behind him.As he stumbled inside . the attack came to an abrupt halt.."H-Help me " he cried." pg3 Stage Fright by Paul Stewart