A fighter with a venomous grudge. A monster with an immortal curse. A girl with a terrible gift. All three out for blood in a land torn apart by harsh gods and holy wars. Each entwined with the other, on their own quests for vengeance, and yet held together by strange links to sinister pasts. As their fates unravel, a dangerous romance blooms, and violent darkness beckons. At turns both darkly humorous and utterly morbid, STRANGER RITUALS is the startling first novel in Kali Rose Schmidt’s dark new series.
In the heart of the frigid North, there lives a demon known as the Face Stealer. Eyes, nose, mouth—nothing and no one is safe. Once he returns to his lair, or wherever it is he dwells, no one ever sees those faces again. When tragedy strikes, Apaay embarks on a perilous journey to find her sister's face—yet becomes trapped in a labyrinth ruled by a sinister girl named Yuki. The girl offers Apaay a deal: find her sister's face hidden within the labyrinth, and she will be set free. But the labyrinth, and those who inhabit it, is not as it seems. Especially Numiak: darkly beautiful, powerful, whose motives are not yet clear. With time slipping, Apaay is determined to escape the deadly labyrinth with her sister's face in hand. But in Yuki's harsh world, Apaay will need all her strength to survive.
Pricolici. A creature out of folklore. And nightmare. January 1889. When a Romanian village suffers a series of brutal attacks, occult investigator Anne Lawrence is dispatched to the forests of the Old Country to hunt the killer – only to vanish without a trace. The trail leads her mentor Vivienne Cumberland deep into the Carpathians to a remote monastery. As a blizzard rages outside, trapping them all with the pricolici, Vivienne risks sharing the fate of the woman she came to find. But is the culprit truly a werewolf … or something even more dangerous? A man bent on revenge. And a love that was never meant to be. Imprisoned in a decaying castle, Anne finds herself ensnared in a web of dark enchantment, at the mercy of a mysterious captor with a beast inside – and a memory as old as the ancient legends. As the weeks pass, Anne learns his real identity, and slowly uncovers a complex and deeply passionate man. But is she willing to pay the price for falling under his spell?
Kaitlyn menatap langit dan memilih satu bintang yang tidak terlalu terang sinarnya. Ia lalu mengajukan harapan agar bisa datang ke prom night dengan seorang cowok spesial. Sampai satu hari harapan itu terwujud karena Kaitlyn berhasil mendapatkan perhatian Doni King, kapten tim lacrosse yang bertahun-tahun ditaksirnya. Ia berharap Doni akan memintanya untuk jadi pasangan prom night. Tapi harapan Kaitlyn musnah, ketika tahu Doni King tidak bisa lepas dari mantannya, cewek paling populer se-Regina Paris, Devillanty. Hatinya hancur karena terlalu berharap. Dalam kesedihanya Kaitlyn melihat ke atas dan menemukan bintangnya berkelap-kelip. Dalam sekejap amarah mengusai diri dan ia pun menghujat bintang itu. Malam itu, sesuatu terjadi di langit dan jatuh ke bumi untuk memenuhi semua harapan Kaitlyn dalam sosok misterius nan keren bernama Buran.
When gods and superheroes fall in love, it takes gods and supervillains to keep them apart. Powerful alliances from both Daniel and Nina’s pasts are about to rip apart the fabric of time. Dark, tragic days loom close as those plans come to fruition. Meanwhile, Nina and Daniel struggle to explore the boundaries between passion and possessiveness, duty and desire. They are gambling with much more than their future together. This is a race for the survival of historyThey weren\'t detailed enough but when the things get real, Janowsky didn\'t joke around., itself, and their pasts are about to catch up with them. History is about to end before it has begun.
When Earth is no longer fit for a home, humans are forced to move out and find a new planet to live in. Many years later, humanity built a civilization in the middle of a new solar system on top of a enormous flying metal called the Rover Base. They are trapped with routinization and duty. Children are trained to be a soldier, that includes Orion Moore, a boy who doubt his capability. With an amazing father and talented sister, he always see himself less than the others. But time is running, situation changes, and nature is not on their side. Danger is coming that makes them need to find a planet to be their real home. Orion and his friends must face their final mission as neophytes sooner when their mentor is sure they're not ready yet. But there is no time for hesitation, not when their focus and team work is needed. Could the young neophytes completed their mission and become a cadet? Would humans survived then succeed of finding a new home?