This omnibus edition includes all eight books in the Aetherium fantasy series.
From steampunk thrillers and Viking horror to Indian mysteries and Egyptian gods, the Aetherium series weaves together the lives of heroes and heroines from every corner of the globe in an alternate world filled with familiar people, cultures, creatures, and myths.
Meet: Taziri Ohana, a brilliant inventor and airship pilot from Marrakesh; Wren of Ysland, a young witch from the far north; Omar Bakhoum, an immortal scholar and creator of gods; Asha of Kathmandu, a healer possessed by the soul of a dragon; and many more!
Titles include: Wreck of the Frost Finch, Assassins of the Steam Age, Legend of the Skyfire Stone, Revenge of the Exiles, Plague of the Demon King, Fury of the Witch Queen, Curse of the Golden Dragon, and Twilight of the Immortals.
CRIME SPREE BOX SET: Three stand-alone, full-length thrillers from the bestselling author of MALICIOUS and STARK WARNING.
A deadly dose of terrorism, murder and non–stop action.
BOOK ONE – RED BLITZ: The world's most beautiful city is about to be destroyed. Dozens of bombs have been hidden throughout Venice by a terrorist who is found dead. As the bombs start to explode, and thousands flee to the mainland, the police launch a desperate bid to save the city – and solve the mystery of what lies behind the attack.
BOOK TWO – BRUTAL REVENGE: The inhabitants of a tiny island off the coast of Scotland harbour a guilty secret – they’ve recovered a hoard of treasure from an ancient wreck. But four unscrupulous villains from the mainland find out about the treasure and set out to steal it one stormy night. What follows is a nightmare of brutality and revenge.
BOOK THREE - ARCTIC BLOOD: What seems like a routine assignment for charter pilot John Preston turns out to be anything but. He’s suddenly drawn into a nightmare world of intrigue and violence. It begins in a remote corner of Greenland’s treacherous east coast when a man’s mutilated body is found among the ice floes. From then on the action is fast and furious and Preston becomes the desperate quarry of a band of ruthless killers.
Having led a sheltered life—except for a major trauma—twenty-three-year-old Belinda easily falls in love with the handsome, suave Adam. He talks her into running a scam. An extremely wealthy woman is dying and wants to find her granddaughter, who disappeared at three years old. Belinda agrees to pretend to be Kathy, the granddaughter, but while exploring the mansion she has flashbacks and wonders if she really is Kathy.
After she marries Adam, his actions sometimes indicate that it was only for the inheritance. Kathy suspects that her grandmother is being poisoned. She doesn’t know who to trust in the household: her grandmother’s doctor, the nurse, the chef, the memoirist, even her husband. When her grandmother makes Kathy the sole beneficiary of her will, the lawyer includes a stipulation to protect Kathy from any fortune hunters. She now believes she is safe. But is she? 407 pages
When a famous plastic surgeon’s decomposed body surfaces in Tampa Bay with a bullet in its head, Federal Judge Willa Carson’s “little sister” is caught in a high-stakes game of greedy lawyers, blackmail and deceit. Carly Austin knew the victim too well. Does she know too much about the killer, too? Before Willa discovers the answer, Carly disappears. Can Willa save Carly from herself and the murderous conspiracy? Or have they killed Carly, too?
Free-sprited Judge Wilhelmina Carson is quick, witty and stubborn. She finds nothing is what it seems in a world where attractive women with enough money are made, not born, and beauty can cost your life. Judge Willa debuts in this fast-paced mystery filled with great characters, humor and suspense. 318 pages
Captain Alan Silvestri is a man haunted by a strange curse. Good luck is his to command, but it comes at the cost of a place to call home or people to reckon as family. Resigned to die and shunned by all, he is forced to sail every three days, until he begins to experience sensual dreams of a special woman.
Treated by our youth-oriented society as invisible and sexless, Emily Pawes is ready to move on. She attends a pirate festival, hoping to recapture the make-believe magic she knew as a young woman. She wins an interesting bit of booty at a brick-a-brac stand, and is transported by the Kraken’s mirror to a land of Hollywood piratitude. With little choice, she embraces the madness. Playing pirate has to be safer than falling into the arms of handsome Captain Silvestri, right?
When they meet, sparks fly, passion flares. He needs her to be free, but more than that, she will make him whole. Setting sail and uncertain of who actually controls the wheel, they seek ways to defeat his curse of good luck and discover the Kraken’s mirror has plans for them. Will Emily stay in this pirate haven to fight alongside him or will he lose her because of his curse? 224 pages
Twenty-two-year-old Fina Fitzgibbons stumbles upon a throttled woman in the heart of Brooklyn Heights and discovers that the dead woman’s four-year-old grandson is also missing. She begins a wild hunt for the strangler-kidnapper, Ralph. During the chase, she resists falling in love with her boyfriend, Denny, an NYPD patrol officer, steps on the toes of Detective First Grade Jane Templeton, and uncovers secrets about her own past. In the end, Ralph has a deadly surprise for Fina. 290 pages
For twenty years, Tyler Hayes had been ripped from his childhood home. After the horrific accident that took away his parents' life, Tyler's grandfather removed him from the mansion and sent him away.
Now, after twenty years, his grandfather had passed away and he could finally go home. However, even in his death, Tyler's grandfather had betrayed him once again, leaving the mansion to a woman he had never met.
Even though Kate Mitchell had never met Tyler, she knew all about the accident that changed the Hayes's family. Unbeknownst to her, was how she was going to end up being caught in the middle of a long estranged relationship between two different generations.
Two complete different personalities would have to learn to get along and play nice in order to survive a will that would change their lives. 415 pages
The Mala or more commonly known as the Grey aliens, have developed a biologically weapon that will destroy all human life, leaving the planet open for Malan colonization.
In a race against time and space, the disillusioned and unlikely Simon Celeste, and his brothers travel to a distant planet called Annwn to stop the Malan weapon from reaching Earth and exterminating all of humanity.
Set in the present day, Advent is the first of three books that tell the story of Simon Celeste's mission to Annwn. There is something special about the Celeste bloodline that gives them immunities on Annwn, and unique powers over the planet's atmosphere. On Annwn, Simon and his brothers form strong alliances with the native races of Annwn in order to free the two worlds from the formidable Malan threat. The fates of Earth and Annwn now depend on the success of Simon’s mission. This new alliance between Earth and Annwn has one single goal, to defeat the imperialistic and ruthless Mala. 573 pages
Successful Park Avenue psychiatrist Dr. Jonah Hoffman leads a fairly normal life–a good practice, a loving wife and children–until he takes on a dangerous new patient. At first Robert Kolfax, CEO of a Blackwater-like private security firm with secret ops all over the world, seems like a powerful but troubled man in need of Jonah’s help. But Jonah soon discovers that Kolfax is a sociopath. A mass murderer. And what’s worse, he’s untouchable, operating in a jurisdictional bubble.
In an effort to aid his country, Jonah becomes a secret government operative, answering to the shadowy Mr. Price. But Jonah’s undercover operations quickly begin taking over his life, putting himself and everyone close to him in danger. To survive he must leave the safe confines of his Manhattan office and plunge himself into a world of terrorists, mercenaries and spies, and outwit them at their own game. 227 pages
Rebecca Stone is smart and driven. She has dreamed of being a sports reporter for her entire life, and now that she has landed her very first job at a TV station in tiny Curtinville, Texas, her dream is starting to become a reality.
The only problem? Curtinville may be small in size, but it's home to plenty of big secrets.
It doesn't take long for Rebecca to figure out that money, power, and greed are the names of the game here. Everything that the beloved Curtinville Cats do on the football field is overshadowed by the dirty deals that are going on behind the scenes. The Cats aren't the only ones who are good at drawing up trick plays. Some of the biggest names in town play dirty tricks every single day.
Rebecca arrives in Curtinville believing that hard work is the key to earning respect and building a successful career. She's so serious about her work that she refuses to give in to her feelings for the steamy ex-quarterback -- even though he has her squarely in his sights. But as she soon learns, doing the right thing doesn't always pay off. In fact, in Curtinville, it can be the easiest way to land in some serious hot water.
How far will Curtinville's elite go to keep their secrets hidden?
How many consequences will Rebecca suffer for exposing the truth?
Will all of those trick plays crush her dreams forever? 170 pages
It's been years since the dream...a memory as elusive as smoke and shadows in the night. But some dreams refuse to fade.
After graduation, Savannah traded the farm and her awkward past for the neon lights of the big city. Her life is finally back on track...until the dreams start to happen again. Now every night Savannah's slumber is filled with a man who is all too familiar and this time he's bent on wooing her...at all costs. 94 pages
2052: Two-thirds of the human population has been killed by the Great War, the Clover Virus and the Death Plague. Only one man survived the Death Plague, an albino man named Griffin Storm. He’s the only albino in existence. No one knows what happened to the other albinos, but most believe the rumors that they were eliminated by the Guild Faction’s deadly experiments.
Griffin is hiding out in Underground Atlanta. He has special abilities. He can manipulate crystal and glass. He uses these abilities for good, raiding warehouses and old buildings for food and medical supplies to give to the abandoned children that live in the Underground. During a raid, he meets Tassta Vinetti. She’s a resident of the legendary Brotherhood Fortress. Griffin is taken to the Brotherhood and chaos ensues as Tassta, her twin brother Penn and her Uncle Lerin Sanctobous keep their new visitor and his untold powers secret. They can not disclose that the only albino in existence is now at their fortress or they could all be in great danger.
Fact is, the Guild is hunting Griffin. He is the only survivor of their deadly experiments and his survival will have dynamic consequences. The Guild believes Griffin will transform into a G.O.D., a Genetically-enhanced Omni Dimensional being. If he transforms, he will have inter-dimensional doors within his body, doors that lead to heaven and hell. Griffin will become a Blood Master and he’ll be able to control the demons from the Dimension of Blood.
Will Griffin save the children of the Underground from their tragic life? Will he transform into a G.O.D. and become the Blood Master? Only time will tell… 449 pages
Sometimes it's so hard not to lie, but is lying worth it?
Little Rose wanted a bit of the delicious chocolate cake Mommy made just for her and did not have the patience to wait even though Mommy said the cake was for later. Little Rose took a big bite when Mommy wasn't looking and tried to hide her misdeed. Now she felt so bad about lying and the joy of eating the cake was gone. Instead Little Rose was sorry and sad. Did Little Rose tell Mommy about her lie? What did Mommy say? Read the book and find out. 28 pages
This is a THREE NOVEL DIGITAL BOX SET - The Courtlight Series Book 1-3 (Sworn To Raise, Sworn To Transfer, Sworn To Conflict)
Sworn To Raise: Seventeen-year-old Ciardis has grown up in poverty, a cleaner in a small vale on the outskirts of the empire. But beneath her empire's seemingly idyllic surface lies a hidden secret. Whispers of an inept crown Prince are growing ever louder--intensified by the five year anniversary of the soulbond initiations.
Amidst scandalous whispers, Ciardis finds herself chosen to train for the Companions Guild. She leaves her home and sets off on a personal journey to become a Court Companion. A position she'd never thought possible for a lowly servant to obtain, she must prove that she has the skills to attract a Patron.
But she must master those skills quickly. If the legends are true, only Ciardis can harness the power to raise a Prince in an Imperial Court sworn to bring him down.
Sworn To Transfer: Eighteen-year-old companion trainee Ciardis Weathervane has won the friendship of the royal heir and saved his claim to the throne. Yet her interference in the inheritance rights leaves more harm done than good. The Ameles Forest lies unprotected and it's inhabitants are dying.
As humans begin to die in gruesome deaths, the Emperor dispatches the royal heir to the forests with the solution to the kith concerns.
With enemies closing ranks in Sandrin, Ciardis can little afford to leave the city's nest of vipers to take on a new task. But she's given no choice when her loyalty to the crown and courts are called into question.
To keep the Companions' Guild happy and the favor of the Imperial Court, Ciardis will be tested in frightening new ways, especially when she's faced with an obstacle that could risk the lives of her friends and the family she never thought she had.
Sworn To Conflict: Ciardis Weathervane fought for the living dead and won. But worse than taking on a mass murderer, was her discovery that she had been deceived by her friends. Now she needs to not only fight a war in the North and survive, but also decide where she stands in the midst of competing sides.
A threat to all she holds dear lies in the North and her heart is not the only thing she might lose. A massive army awaits in the mountain pass, surging closer to the gates of the southern lands. Nothing the Algardis army has done so far has dissuaded their march forward and Ciardis finds out that her powers to enhance are needed now more than ever.
As she faces her greatest fears on the battlefields and her heart is torn between her love of Sebastian and loyalty to her family, Ciardis must choose her fate carefully. For in her path, lies the destiny of the empire. 731 pages
From NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY bestselling author, Tamara Rose Blodgett
THE PEARL SAVAGE:
The Pearl Savage—where 19th century Victorian America collides with biospheres fueled by steam-punk technology. An epic romance between a "fated" princess and a Savage unfolds despite every obstacle thrown in their way...
Clara Williamson is a princess living in a dark post-apocalyptic future of bio-spheres fashioned to protect 1890s America. A time when marriages are arranged for things other than love. When her sadistic mother betroths her to an abusive prince from a neighboring sphere to secure their future in illicit trade, Clara determines to escape.
Leaving a life of familiar terror behind, she embraces the dangers of Outside that no one from the spheres has seen in nearly a century and a half.
Clara escapes tyranny only to discover the sphere-dwellers are not the only people who survived the cataclysmic events of one hundred forty years prior. She finds herself trapped, unable to return to the abusive life of the sphere while facing certain danger Outside.
Can Clara find love and freedom with the peril that threatens to consume her?
THE SAVAGE BLOOD:
Clara has become queen and yearns to unlock the puzzle of her lineage. Matthew and Bracus, survivors of the post-apocalyptic Outside and protectors of the Band, accompany Clara in her journey to the eastern seaboard to discover her true family.
Trouble seeks them in the form of the Fragment, a maundering group of nomadic criminals, who thrive on exploitation and control. When the faction absorbs Prince Frederic into their ranks, they undertake a plan to involve Clara and her home sphere in a dangerous scheme of coercion for their own gain.
It isn't long before Clara discovers a terrible secret about the very ones who saved the people of her kingdom from certain destruction. The Guardians are not who they seemed. Through terrible circumstances she must escape, can Clara protect herself from her own destiny and keep the integrity of her sphere intact?
Will the needs of her people, war and tribulation overwhelm her need for a love all her own?
THE SAVAGE PRINCIPLE:
King Raymond is betrothed to Princess Ada of a neighboring sphere in an arranged match not of his choosing. Travelers from a parallel world have bargained to save the future of his people and he cannot refuse their offer.
Raymond does not believe that an alliance with the Savages would result in a life-altering experience. He soon finds himself overwhelmed when an entanglement of emotion and love conspire to undermine his vow in the most unlikely place.
Rowenna, warrior female of the Band, is a much sought-after female select. When her kin agree to an offer that will unite the races of their future, they do not realize what the sacrifice will cost her.
Can the two peoples of separate societies survive the prejudicial position that has been hoisted on them? Will their sacrifice afford a future of liberty, or will heartbreak be the only consequence of their love?