Returning to the home of her grandfather after her final school year, Petra Morganstern is a changed young witch. Confident in her recent choices, yet plagued by dreams of what they cost her, Petra... More > is unsure what to do with the rest of her life. Petra’s one ray of hope is her young step-sister, Izabella, whose simple-minded charm is only offset by the awful Phyllis, her hateful mother. Desperate to protect Izabella from the increasing rages of Phyllis, Petra struggles to find balance between the forces that seek to rule her heart. Will she cling to the choices she has already made, upholding good over her own greatest desires, or will the ghost of power and revenge, always at work in the back room of her mind, be her final undoing? As things spiral out of control, Petra finds herself confronted with the unforgiving force of destiny, thrusting her into the ultimate choice one more time. Only this time, no one will be there to save the day. This time, the choice will be Petra’s alone.< Less
"Let's see if your 'Project Thunder' can really help us, doctor..."
In the far future the shinning city of Hub is besieged by giant monsters. Their only hope lies with STORMWATCH and their... More > curvaceous giant battle robot Hot Robo.
It's up to them to keep the city safe! But is the monster even out to destroy the city? Or does it have other... needs?
And will Hot Robo and her pilot be able to defeat it in time??
Find out in the first issue of Hot Robo, from blackshirtboy.com!
Also includes a preview of next months comic, "The Girls Who Dance at the Chapel"!< Less
A valuable artifact has been stolen from an isolated monastery, and Tallis will have trouble finding it when the temple elder won't tell him what it is.
The monks have good reason to be secretive,... More > given the centuries of religious persecution after the fall of the Emperor who represented their gods. That's to say nothing of the cult leader enchanting disciples in the next town over, or of the boy they keep hidden underground while they prepare him to be the new Emperor. Tallis, an orphan himself, feels an instant connection with Brannon, the young boy who can channel the power of the gods but is deeply resentful of the monks who have imprisoned him to keep him safe. Tallis soon finds himself struggling to unravel not only a theft, but the murder of the last Emperor, which fractured the world a thousand years before.< Less
Based upon Sir J. M. Barrie's idea to expand the adventures of Peter Pan. When the Neverland shows up on RADAR, the eternal youth must relocate to the NeverWorld: a planet of adventure-prone islands.... More > But a bigger playground means bigger trouble. Besides the Neverland’s wild beasts, pirates and pitfalls, Peter confronts the one who pinpointed the fabled isle – his brother Michael. Sporting the same magic, Michael Pan is out to avenge grievances past. But he’s not the only one. Alistair Adams is an adult who is certain Peter Pan exists. Does Adams hold the key to destroying magic forever? Together with new friends and old, Peter must defeat these fearsome foes while restoring balance to both his own affairs and the heart of NeverWorld itself.< Less
Harry has fought Lord Voldemort and won, but the fight with the Death
Eaters continues, especially with ex-Professor Severus Snape. The Ministry of
Magic has too much internal politics to do much... More > about that. Harry has taken on
a job of being a teacher at Hogwarts which places him near Ginny in her last
year. Hermione and Ron must wait a year to get married. Hogwarts changes,
and so does Harry’s magic.
Banned by Amazon for sale there as being too "official."< Less
Harry’s seventh year at Hogwarts as a student teacher.
The book must begin where the previous book ends, and that means that Professor Albus Dumbledore must be replaced by a new Headmaster and... More > the deaths must be dealt with by the Ministry of Magic. There are very few characters who could become the Headmaster of Hogwarts. I wouldn’t select Delores Umbridge. Arthur Weasley IS available. However, Harry’s chief confidant must also be replaced. Again, Arthur is the only adult male still around that Harry trusts. Arthur understands Harry. He is also a poor choice in his bungling ways, he needs Harry to help him.< Less
Tara Normal is just like every other teenage girl except she can see and speak to ghosts. And sometimes she has to fight them. When she meets a cute, motorcycle-riding boy, she thinks her life is... More > finally becoming a little more normal. After sharing their first kiss, he's abducted by aliens. It's up to Tara to rescue her new boyfriend and save the day in this unique, sci-fi mystery romance.< Less
A young woman of mixed race, born of both good and evil, contains the keys to her world's salvation. Abused, starved, treated like a wild animal, her journey begins in the cell of a human.... More > She’s given up all hope of rescue, family, love — until one fateful night. Freed from slavery, she has the power to save two worlds.
But first she has to learn how to be human< Less
In this 3rd book of the trilogy, Terran, the ruthless captain of the spaceship Maraudor, is closer than ever to possessing the most coveted treasure in the Universe: the all-powerful Esseen Crystals.... More > From within a UFO in the Bermuda Triangle, the cosmic jewels are casting an irresistible euphoria over all of the peoples of the Earth—except for the greediest scoundrels. Realizing that Bob and his sons are the key to gaining entry to the UFO, the space pirate snatches them from their Paintball Jungle. But just as he gets his hands on the Crystals, he is hijacked by the robots of the Illuminosity, who take Bob captive along with the prize. Ultimately, the boys are faced with the decision to either rescue the Crystals for the sake of humanity or save their dad. They cannot do both.< Less
In 1816, Captain Rosario is enjoying his life of adventure on the high seas until he and his crew are forced into a partnership with a ruthless band of space pirates, the Maraudians, who use the... More > buccaneers as unwilling time travelers in their insatiable quest for gold. After narrowly defeating the infamous Blackbeard, Rosario returns from his adventures in the past, disfigured and craving revenge. He has lost most of his men and his treasure, as well as the one love of his life, the enchanting Aleia. Attempting to flee from the Pirates of Marauda, Rosario is snared by a temporal storm, which takes him back in time once again. Hot in pursuit of Rosario, the superpirates soon recapture him. But their priorities change abruptly when they discover that the temporal storm may have been caused by the legendary Esseen crystals, which bestow divine powers on anyone who possesses them. Rendezvous is Book 2 of the Pirates of Marauda trilogy.< Less
Circles in Time is Book 1 of the Pirates of Marauda trilogy, an adventure through time and space. Out on another of their treasure-hunting diving adventures, brothers Eli and Zoe and their Dad come... More > upon an earthshaking discovery when a powerful storm leaves them shipwrecked on an unknown tropical island. In the jungle, they soon encounter nineteenth-century buccaneers who never age but can barely fend off the Jurassic creatures who rule this place. As they all try to escape the island, they come upon Shakti, a captivatingly beautiful princess, who leads them to her people, the Children of Eden. They soon learn that these people from another world have been conducting a desperate experiment with their crystal technology, in which the trio themselves have become the unintended victims.< Less
A Science Fiction story based on the best selling book ALIEN INTERVIEW.
"There are several obvious reasons that The Domain, and other space civilizations do not land on Earth or make their... More > presence known. It takes a very brave IS-BE to come down through the atmosphere and land on Earth, because it is a prison planet, with a very uncontrolled, psychotic population. And, no IS-BE is entirely proof against the risk of entrapment, as with the members of The Domain Expeditionary Force who were captured in the Himalayas 8,200 years ago."
-- excerpt from the book ALIEN INTERVIEW, edited by Lawrence R. Spencer< Less
Beji is a psychiatrist who is interrogating and analyzing a special patient named Logan. Logan has within him the keys to the Empire’s ability to dominate the tribal Lethon Strip on planet... More > Sandy. During repeated interrogation sessions Logan is able to manipulate his captors and Beji to allow him to flee to the Lethon Strip where Logan, along with Beji, plan an uprising to overthrow the government on planet Sandy.< Less
Henry Walters has set his mind on a return to the overrun, quarantined city of Boston to find his girlfriend. To Henry, rescuing her may seem as momentous as a zombie tale can get, but he will soon... More > discover that there is much more to his story than outrunning the Dead. A greater evil lurks and will attempt to change the world for the worst. "Walls" is a zombie tale for high school readers and above. If you love "The Walking Dead" or are simply just a sci-fi fanatic, this is the book for you!< Less
Young Queen Nefasti’s hold on her throne is tenuous. Her powerful neighbor to the west has declared war, and her other neighbors want something in return for their offered aid, such as her hand... More > in marriage and her kingdom. Assassins lurk in the shadows while handsome suitors try to bribe her with gold and jewels. Her best friend and protector is leaving and one of her favorite ladies-in-waiting is threatening to commit suicide. What else can go wrong for the young monarch?< Less
Intrigue and assassination have followed Donzalo to his ancestral home. Dark magic is at play, and merciless enemies. Three young women, as competent as they are desirable, vie with the memory of his... More > lost love for the heart of the knight, who once again finds himself seeking his path, in the Third Book of Donzalo’s Destiny, The Sign of the Arrow.< Less
You know about Noah, but what about the animals?
Thimblerig is a little groundhog with big problems.
He's a loner con-artist who's losing his mojo; the wild dogs who run the forest harass him at... More > every turn; he’s started having vivid nightmares of apocalyptic floods; and worst of all - he believes he sees unicorns when everyone knows unicorns are only the stuff of legend.
But what one animal calls problems, Thimblerig calls opportunity. His problems inspire him to come up with the ultimate con: convincing a group of gullible animals that a world-ending flood is coming, that the fabled unicorns have told him where the only safe place will be, and that only he can lead them to safety.
And all for a reasonable price, of course.
But when the flood really does come, Thimblerig has a choice to make: either he really does save the ones who have trusted him, or he loses everything. And he discovers that his problems have only just begun.< Less
Who is the legendary Fairy Queen Lurline and why did she enchant the Land of Oz in the dim reaches of time? These and other questions propel Button-Bright and Ojo on a perilous journey into the... More > past, where they will encounter old villains, powerful beings from across the world, shape-changing Yookoohoos and the secrets of the Phanfasms long forgotten!
Three artists contribute the 60 illustrations interspersed within four interconnected stories, as astonishing revelations will pit our young heroes against the very Law of Oz itself!< Less
Bill was raised on Earth, but always felt that he was destined for the stars. His recurring dreams were of a far off distant world where a man, who resembled his "Uncle Alfred", told him... More > that he and his brothers and sisters were their saviors< Less
An Ancient Alien artifact falls into the hands of a sociopathic Nazi bent on world domination. To find the source of its power he must follow the clues left behind by a long dead legendary explorer.... More > Callously cruel and depraved he will stop at nothing to reach his goal. Jack Cage is equally determined to stop him and in doing so rescue the women he loves and avenge the death of his mentor. To accomplish this task he must first survive demonic cannibalistic Indians, cut throat bandits, ferocious beasts, and the lethal Amazon jungle. In this epic battle of good and evil neither side can imagine the horrifying truths they will discover at the end of their journey. Chasing El Dorado is a thrilling ride. Its unique characters discover ancient mythical cities hiding truths that will change humanity forever. Follow along as they also discover personal truths that forever mold their future.< Less
Dyscrasia Fiction™ explores the choices humans and their gods make as a disease corrupts their souls, shared blood, and creative energies. In 'Lords of Dyscrasia', the first installment, Lords... More > Lysis and Echo stabilized dyscrasia that mutated and killed the masses. Roaming dangers persist two decades since that Ill Age. The ruined Chromlechon colony has evolved into a Keep hosting orphans who supply the Lords with sorcerous energy.
'Spawn of Dyscrasia' follows Helen’s abrupt promotion from neophyte curer to Lord Echo’s personal healer, replacing one who died mysteriously. She struggles to keep Echo alive as contagious phantoms corrupt his soul. While Lysis fights a sudden invasion from a grotesque army, Helen’s humanity is tested to its limits: she contacts the original source of dyscrasia, and emerges transformed…< Less
"Illweed" is a new fairy tale. Prince Jayden is unhappy. His family doesn't care for him. His brother, Constance, is better than him in every way. So with his faithful pet, Trinket, Jayden... More > runs away. Fearful of being recognized, Jayden wanders deep into the wilderness until he is lost and alone. He becomes friends with a strange girl from the woods, Zalia. She leads him through an adventure far more dangerous than anything he could imagine. But just when things look their darkest, there is a ray of hope. He learns he cannot escape his destiny, but must learn to rise up and meet it.< Less
Fifteen-year-old twins Briana and Hamish Ryan know they are descended from the medieval Welsh Princes of Powys and Deheubarth. However, a trip to Wales begins to hint at an incredible secret in their... More > thousand-year-old ancestry. A meeting with a mysterious stranger, who calls himself the Keeper of the Atlas, then sets the twins on a desperate quest through time, connected to their ancient family history. Swept up in events that challenge their sanity and courage, they soon find themselves fighting creatures they thought only existed in mythology.< Less
Picking up where L. Frank Baum left off, would-be conqueror Queen Ann of Oogaboo has vowed to find her lost parents, missing for decades. Accompanying her are the Shaggy Man, a young dragon named... More > Moretomore, and a feisty group of volunteers eager for adventure!
This new expanded edition includes fully revised text, an exclusive new sequel novella, "Jodi in Oz," and the long-lost skit, "Another Adventure with Ann," performed at the 1988 Winkie Convention! Also included are new, never-before-seen illustrations along with the complete artwork of the out-of-print edition, for a total of 48 illustrations, and a brand new front and rear cover commissioned just for this edition!< Less