By Zoe Archer
The Blades of the Rose are sworn to guard the assets of magic on the planet. however the paintings is dangerous--and they can not constantly guard their very own. . .
Ready For Action
London Harcourt's father is bent on subjugating the world's magic to British rule. yet considering the fact that London is a trifling lady, he hasn't to inform her so. he is acknowledged in simple terms that he is major a voyage to the Greek isles. regardless of, after a smothering marriage and 3 years of straitlaced widowhood, London jumps on the opportunity--unfortunately, correct into the fingers of Bennett Day.
Risking It All
Bennett is a girls' guy, while he isn't dodging deadly assaults to guard the powers of the ancients from males like London's father. occasionally, he is a girls' guy even if he's dodging them. however the minute he sees London he is familiar with she's going to require his complete realization. the girl is gorgeous, outstanding, and the single recognized speaker of a dialect of historical Greek that holds the foremost to calling down the wrath of the gods. Bennett should be risking his existence again--but round London, what rather concerns him is the risk to his center. . .
Praise for Warrior: The Blades of the Rose
"Crackles with event, a wealthy feel of position, and wonderful characterization." --Mary Jo Putney
"Zoë weaves a pleasant spell. . .cleverly mixing heritage and magic in new, pleasant methods. . ." --Elizabeth Vaughan, USA Today bestselling writer
"An cutting edge and intriguing romantic event with simply the fitting contact of the mystical. . ." --Jennifer Ashley, USA Today bestselling writer
By Christine Feehan
They have been masters of the darkness, looking through eternity for a mistress of the sunshine . . . Alexandria Houton will sacrifice anything--even her lifestyles --to guard her orphaned little brother. but if either come upon an unspeakable evil within the swirling San Francisco mists, Alex can basically cry to heaven for his or her deliverance . . . And out of the darkness swoops Aidan Savage, a golden being extra strong, extra mysterious, than the other creature of the evening. The ageless Carpathian male snatches them from a hideous destiny. yet is Aidan Alex's salvation . . . or her sin? If she surrenders to Aidan's savage, unearthly seduction, and provides him the colour, the sunshine, the kinfolk he craves, will Alex really retailer her brother? Or sacrifice greater than her existence?
By Alan Cheuse
Finely-honed photos of wish and alter, those two novellas are associated so skillfully that they achieve the depth of a unmarried novel during which a few characters be successful and others fail on separate yet both compelling quests. In "The Fires," Gina Morgan makes a pilgrimage to Uzbekistan to hold out her husband's ultimate wish—to be cremated—only to discover herself entirely at sea within the unusual new truth of the previous Soviet republic, whereas in "The Exorcism," Tom Swanson starts off to make experience of his life when he retrieves his offended daughter from her particular New England university after her expulsion for atmosphere fireplace to a grand piano.
By Laurell K. Hamilton
“My identify is Meredith Gentry, yet after all it’s now not my actual identify. I dare no longer even whisper my actual identify after darkish for worry that one hushed notice will trip over the evening winds to the gentle ear of my aunt, the Queen of the Air and Darkness. She wishes me lifeless. I don’t even comprehend why.”Meredith Gentry, Princess of the excessive court docket of Faerie, is posing as a human in la, dwelling as a P.I. focusing on supernatural crime. yet now the Queen’s murderer has been dispatched to fetch her back–whether she likes it or no longer. by surprise Meredith reveals herself a pawn in her dreaded aunt’s plans. The task that awaits her: benefit from the consistent corporation of the main attractive immortal males on this planet. The present: the crown–and the chance to proceed to stay. The penalty for failure: loss of life.
By Dirk Gnewekow
Das divergierende Selbstverstandnis beruflicher Sozialarbeit wird entschei dend von ihren heterogenen historischen Ursprungen gepragt, deren unter schiedliche Konturen und Traditionen das prosoziale Verhalten bis in die sog. Postmoderne hinein beeinflussen. Institutionell konkretisieren sich diese Diffe renzen in den unterschiedlichen Tragern und Einrichtungen sozialer Arbeit; in der beruflichen Praxis in den vielfaItigen Arbeitsfeldern und Arbeitsformen so zialer Hilfstatigkeit. Daruber hinaus basieren aber auch die Auseinanderset zungen aufwissenschaftstheoretischer Ebene, insbesondere gefuhrt in den hef tigen Debatten zur Problematik des Theorie- und Praxisdilemmas sowie den Kontroversen innerhalb des Professionalisierungs- und Methodenstreits, oft mals auf entwicklungsgeschichtlich bedingten, normativen Implikationen. Konsens besteht lediglich daruber, dass die professionelle Sozialarbeit das seasoned dukt tiefgreifender gesellschaftlicher Veranderungsprozesse ist, die ideenge schichtlich gepragt wurden durch die Philosophie der Aufklarung, des Libera lismus sowie des vom, laisser faire'-Prinzip gepragten industriellen Kapitalis mus Adam Smithscher Provenienz. Gesellschaftspolitisch leitete dieses ideengeschichtliche Gedankengut spatestens zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts einen Prozess sozialen Wandels ein, der als Ubergang von der standisch-feuda len zur modernen burgerlichen Industriegesellschaft zu charakterisieren ist und sich konkretisierte in dynamischen Technisierungs- und Produktionspro zessen, Migrationsbewegungen, zunehmender Urbanisierung und demogra phischen Umschichtungsbewegungen. Im Vergleich zu den anderen europaischen Nachbarstaaten nahm das vor industrielle England diesbezuglich eine unangefochtene Pionierrolle ein und kann daher ohne Ubertreibung als das Mutterland institutionalisierter sozialer Arbeit bezeichnet werden. Um so bemerkenswerter ist der Umstand, dass sich berufsgeschichtlich orientierte Publikationen der Sozialarbeit primar mit der Entstehung der offentlichen und privaten Armenfursorge in Deutschland aus einandersetzen, ohne deren historische Wegbereiter dezidierter zu erforsch
By E.J. Stevens
Spirit typhoon is the second one booklet within the YA Paranormal Spirit consultant sequence by means of E.J. Stevens.Spirits of the lifeless are coming... Yuki is set to stand a military of misplaced souls on Samhain, the evening of Halloween, whilst the spirits of the useless roam unfastened. Yuki will desire all of the aid she will get from her acquaintances, yet will Calvin be there for her while she wishes him the most?"Part secret, half event, half romance and everything a reader wants." -Mechele, learn on your destiny "Fans of Rachel Hawkins Hex corridor sequence and Lauren Kate's Fallen sequence will love this!" -Kristen, Seeing evening Reviews"These characters are so certain and enjoyable to follow." -Amber, The Musings of Alymbnenr "I have not learn a really nice YA paranormal in additional years than i will bear in mind, and Ms. Stevens supplies the main good written story imaginable!" -Tamela Quijas, At Your Fingertips
By Katie Macalister
View our characteristic on Katie MacAlister’s In the corporate of Vampires.When Francesca arrives at GothFaire to save lots of her mom from the trickster god, Loki, issues move from undesirable to worse. Her immortal ex, Benedikt, is there, jam-packed with secrets-and with a brand new female friend. Now Fran needs to conflict a power-hungry crew who needs to dominate either the immortal and mortal worlds-and the lady who claimed Ben's middle. it is a great thing Fran's no traditional mortal...
By Susan Sizemore
Not anyone units fireplace to the web page like Susan Sizemore! In her sensual new vampire romance, an unsuspecting mortal is embraced in darkness and passion....He seems out of the darkish barren region evening -- a tremendous, harmful stranger who sparks hope and worry in her like she's by no means recognized. Josephine Elliot is familiar with purely that her captor's identify is Marcus Cage, and that he is at the run. yet who's chasing him, and why? Is Marcus maintaining her by means of taking her hostage...or is he making plans to take advantage of her to shop for his personal freedom? And why, mainly, is she so inexorably interested in him, physique and soul?Marcus is crushed by means of his thirst for Josephine and immediately acknowledges her as his soul mate. desirous to dodge enemies reason on destroying him and his sort, Marcus has no selection yet to take Jo at the run. but if she unwittingly betrays him to his enemies, either are thrust into mortal probability. Can their newfound love live to tell the tale her deceit and spare them a depressing destiny? Or will their insatiable wish burn for eternity?