Monday, August 20, 2012
Great Books to Start Your Week Off Right!
How can four stranded children survive and get back home after finding themselves transported to an alien planet in a distant part of the galaxy?
Following a family tragedy, the Seekers children find themselves transported to a strange, alien world named Zantura, where a powerful, evil being named Sarin has either murdered or enslaved nearly everyone. The siblings must face and survive a series of seven deadly trials on the journey to find a long-lost ancient relic, which has the power to save Zantura from Sarin, and to send the children home.
All Tess Knight wanted was a loan to purchase a car but what she got was pulled into the middle of a bank robbery. She's able to shield herself and hide in the shadows until she is able to eliminate the robbers one by one. During the attack, she's injured and has lost a lot of blood. The only one that Bradley feels can save her is Aaron since he is the strongest one. As she is being transported, they notice she has a mark on her and Mel, the Queen of Magic has to be contacted.
Nathaniel Tremont is hot on the trail of Brian Manchester for a string of bank robberies. He's an FBI agent and has been following him for several weeks now. With Brian now dead, all he wants to do is return to his home, but that isn't going to be the case for him. He's been chosen to give Tess blood and now there is a tie between them. He knows this is his mate but he doesn't want to accept it. All he wants to do is go home.
Things aren't so wonderful for Nathaniel and Tess in the beginning because she knows he doesn't want to be tied down. Can Nathaniel change his mind about her? What will happen to Tess once Nathaniel finds out what she really is? Is it something he wants to accept? With Shamus, her army and The Kiss will they be able to convince Tess of her fate? There will be many surprises along the way.
Gustov Stoneheart is an unlikely hero, a dwarf who’s magically torn from friends and family, thrown into a world where magic collides with steampunk. A prophecy predicts that he will bring down the human federation, and they hunt him with a passion. Hiding from them isn’t easy in the federation’s police-state, and Gustov must rethink his deep seated bigotry as orcs, elves, and his own changed kind aid him to make the prophecy come true.
What’s the world to do when gold starts disappearing and the agents assigned to the case are turned into life-size lawn ornaments?
Send in Double O Fang Agent Pierce De Vein, and Shifter Intelligence Agent (SIA) Kitty Katt to investigate. Unhappy with their forced alliance, each loner must learn to work with a partner and stop trying to outdo one another long enough to solve the case. When the evidence points to an evil gnome and his army of rogue leprechauns, the agents infiltrate the organization in the forms of a bat and a cat.
Will their plan work, or will they end up sleeping with the daisies as a pair of garden decorations?