With her webbed feet, and her tremendous swimming ability, Alice has always been an outcast. After she saves a man from drowning by opening a telepathic link with him, her life begins to change and she realizes just how special she is.
"A red scarf. A roller coaster. A tidal wave of blood . . .Isabel Wright spends her days at the Belvedere Center for Sleep Research analyzing the dreams of others. Dr. Martin Belvedere, a pioneer in the field, recognized her unique talent for what he calls Level Five lucid dreaming. It's satisfying, lucrative work, but it can be emotionally draining. Especially when one of her anonymous subjects, known only as Client Number Two, captures her imagination through his compelling dream narratives. Secretly, she thinks of him as "Dream Man."
"His real name is Ellis Cutler. A loner who's learned not to let anyone get too close, he works for a highly classified government agency with an interest in the potential value of lucid dreaming. And he's just been ordered by his boss to make contact with Isabel, who's been fired after the sudden death of Dr. Belvedere."
Adam Montgomery wants the truth: the truth of what really happened to his family. His only hope is psychic Darci Monroe. But his quest and his growing feelings for her will put both of their lives in danger.
"...he takes us to a most wondrous destination: into the heart of an Eternal Family. They have lived for centuries in a house of legend and mystery in upper Illinois -- and they are not like other midwesterners. Rarely encountered in daylight hours, their children are curious and wild; their old ones have survived since before the Sphinx first sank its paws deep in Egyptian sands. And some sleep in beds with lids. Now the house is being readied in anticipation of the gala homecoming that will gather together the farflung branches of this odd and remarkable family.
"In the past-midnight stillness can be detected the soft fluttering of Uncle Einars wings. From her realm of sleep, Cecy, the fairest and most special daughter, can feel the approach of many a welcome being -- shapeshifter, telepath, somnambulist, vampire -- as she flies high in the consciousness of bird and bat. But in the midst of eager anticipation, a sense of doom pervades. For the world is changing. And death, no stranger, will always shadow this most singular family..."
Marrying Thomas Sheridan was all Rachel Grant ever wanted. Days before the wedding, he left to fly cargo to South America, and that night she had a premonition that something terrible was about to happen. The following morning she learned he had disappeared. His plane never reached its destination, and no trace of it was ever found. Now, ten years later, Rachel returns to Richmond, Virginia, to settle her family estate. The homecoming is fraught with painful memories, and every time she turns a corner or looks out a window, she is startled by a terrifying sight--a man who eerily resembles Thomas.
Dalden Ly-San-Ter, has traveled from his home planet to prevent an alien king from taking over Earth. There he meets beautiful Brittany, who believes it is all an elaborate hoax. Will their love survive the distance of space?
Three women are summoned to a mysterious mansion and told that they need to find three keys to save the souls of three goddesses, long trapped by an evil sorcerer. Art gallery manager Malory must find the first key: the key of light.
Gloriana, Lady of Kenbrook, hardly remembers her first five years as twentieth century Megan, before she was propelled back in time to 13th-century England. Just as she is growing closer to her betrothed, Gloriana is returned to the future. Will their love be able to survive?
""When you read this, I'll be dead...."
These are the troubling words Serena Charters's grandmother has written on a note accompanying four pages of a centuries-old illuminated manuscript delivered after the old woman's passing. That the strange inheritance has considerable worth seems obvious -- but what Serena doesn't realize is how many secrets it hides...and how many lives it has already cost. Seeking answers, she turns for professional help to Rarities Unlimited, and specifically to Erik North, a reclusive manuscript appraiser with a passion for the past, its people, and its treasures. But Erik's careful examination of the vellum pages and the agonized jottings of a medieval scribe is raising perplexing questions -- about the true importance of Serena's legacy, the possible location of the remainder of the lost manuscript...and the senseless murder of an eccentric old woman in the blistering beat of California's Mojave Desert.
Mountain climber and financier Thomas McKinnon has always led a fast-paced life. Then one day, on a whim, he buys a medieval Scottish castle and meets the woman of his dreams. The only problem is she died in the 14th century.
"From 552 Asia Minor to 1918 England and 1972 Virginia, the two souls share a long and sometimes torturous path of seeking each other time and time again. But just when young Sophia (now 'Lucy' in the present) finally begins to awaken to the secret of their shared past, to understand the true reason for the strength of their attraction, the mysterious force that has always torn them apart reappears. Ultimately, they must come to understand what stands in the way of their love if they are ever to spend a lifetime together."
It is the year 2058 and Lt. Eve Dallas is looking for a killer. As she proceeds with her investigation, she finds herself growing closer to Roarke, one of the richest men on the planet, and her prime suspect. Also available on audio.
Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century, and a lover in another... In 1945, Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she innocently touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach, an "outlander"--in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of our Lord...1743. Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand, Claire's destiny in soon inextricably intertwined with Clan MacKenzie and the forbidden Castle Leoch. She is catapulted without warning into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life ...and shatter her heart. For here, James Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior, shows her a passion so fierce and a love so absolute that Claire becomes a woman torn between fidelity and desire...and between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
On a distant planet, where women have all of the power, and men have little choice in their future, Marquelle Green Tamryn marries Nobleman Jorlan Reynard to protect him from her enemies. Will their love survive the forces conspiring against them?
Anatole would not have chosen Madeline for his wife, but she was selected by the bride-finder and unless he wants to be cursed, that is who he must marry. Despite their differences, Madeline and Anatole fall in love, until something threatens to tear them apart.
Destined to marry the woman chosen for him by a magical cross, British Lord Trevallyan challenges fate by marrying another, only to have his life torn apart by tragedy, until he meets the beautiful Ravenna.
Once immortal, Adam Black has been cursed with humanity and made invisible. To be cured, he must appeal to the queen of the Fae. The problem is, only one woman can see him and she wants nothing to do with him.
"He was Ramses the Damned in ancient Egypt, but awoke in opulent Edwardian London as Dr. Ramsey, expert in Egyptology. He mixes with the aristocrats and samples their voluptuous lifestyle, but it is for his beloved, Cleopatra, that he longs, and will do anything to be with..."
"Sleep. And when you awake everything you know of the twentieth century will be gone from your mind. Tonight is January 21, 1882. There are no such things as automobiles, no planes, computers, television. 'Nuclear' appears in no dictionary. You have never heard the name Richard Nixon."
Did illustrator Si Morley really step out of his twentieth-century apartment one night -- right into the winter of 1882? The U.S. Government believed it, especially when Si returned with a portfolio of brand-new sketches and tintype photos of a world that no longer existed -- or did it?
In an attempt to end his writer’s block after the death of his wife, novelist Ford Newcombe travels with his assistant, Jackie Maxwell, to investigate a mysterious legend of a woman who loved the devil. When they arrive in the small town of Cole Creek, North Carolina, they begin to realize the frightening truth: the story may be true.
"New York City is subsumed in arctic winds, dark nights, and white lights, its life unfolds, for it is an extraordinary hive of the imagination, the greatest house ever built, and nothing exists that can check its vitality. One night in winter, Peter Lake--orphan and master-mechanic, attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks the house is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the love between Peter Lake, a middle-aged Irish burglar, and Beverly Penn, a young girl, who is dying.
"Peter Lake, a simple, uneducated man, because of a love that, at first he does not fully understand, is driven to stop time and bring back the dead. His great struggle, in a city ever alight with its own energy and besieged by unprecedented winters, is one of the most beautiful and extraordinary stories of American literature."