Gift Guide: Essential Fiction
Lo’Life - Romeo Spikes
Working the Homicide squad, Alexis Bianco thinks she’s seen every way a life can be taken. Then she meets the mysterious Lola. More weapon than woman, Lola pursues a predator with a method of murder like no other. The Tormenta. We call it a suicide. Tormenta call it a score, their demonic powers allowing them to siphon off the unspent lifespan of their victims. Nobody is safe.
The Collegium Chronicles - Foundation (Book 1)
In this chronicle of the early history of Valdemar, a thirteen-year old orphan named Magpie escapes a life of slavery in the gem mines when he is chosen by one of the magical companion horses of Valdemar to be trained as a herald. Thrust into the centre of a legend in the making, Magpie discovers talents he never knew he had, and witnesses the founding of the great Heralds’ Collegium.
Charlotte Markham and the House of Darkling
Feisty young governess Charlotte Markham discovers a dark alternate world called The Ending, the place for things that cannot die, in which the deceased mother of the two boys under her care has been waiting. She invites them into the ominous House of Darkling, a wondrous, dangerous place filled with enchantment, mystery and strange creatures that are not quite human...
This Book Is Full Of Spiders: Seriously Dude Don’t Touch It
In this blistering sequel to the bestselling cult sensation, John Dies at the End, our heroes find that books and movies about zombies may have triggered a zombie apocalypse, despite a total world absence of zombies. Hilarious, terrifying, engaging and wrenching, this is a wild ride with two slackers from the midwest who really have better things to do with their time than prevent disaster.