These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
February 27, 2014
New York, New York : ROC, .
354 pages : map ; 24 cm.
"After winning the trust of the terra indigene residing in the Lakeside Courtyard, Meg Corbyn has had trouble figuring out what it means to live among them. As a human, Meg should be barely tolerated prey, but her abilities as a cassandra sangue make her something more. The appearance of two addictive drugs has sparked violence between the humans and the Others, resulting in the murders of both species in nearby cities. So when Meg has a dream about blood and black feathers in the snow, Simon Wolfgard--Lakeside's shape-shifting leader--wonders whether their blood prophet dreamed of a past attack or of a future threat. As the urge to speak prophecies strikes Meg more frequently, trouble finds its way inside the Courtyard. Now the Others and the handful of humans residing there must work together to stop the man bent on reclaiming their blood prophet--and stop the danger that threatens to destroy them all"-- Provided by publisher.
February 26, 2014
Armentrout, Jennifer L., author.
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada : Harlequin Teen, 
392 pages ; 22 cm.
"The Dark elements" -- Cover.
February 7, 2014
McMahon, Jennifer, author.
Toronto : Doubleday Canada, 2014.
317 pages ; 25 cm
West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, was found dead in the field behind her house just months after the tragic death of her daughter, Gertie. Now, in present day, nineteen-year-old Ruthie lives in Sara's farmhouse with her mother, Alice, and her younger sister, Fawn. Alice has always insisted that they live off the grid, a decision that suddenly proves perilous when Ruthie wakes up one morning to find that Alice has vanished without a trace. Searching for clues, she is startled to find a copy of Sara Harrison Shea's diary hidden beneath the floorboards of her mother's bedroom. As Ruthie gets sucked deeper into the mystery of Sara's fate, she discovers that she's not the only person who's desperately looking for someone that they've lost. But she may be the only one who can stop history from repeating itself.
January 31, 2014
372 pages ; 17 cm.
January 23, 2014
New York, New York : New American Library, 2014.
"Since Merit was turned into a vampire and became the protector of Chicago's Cadogan House, it's been a wild ride. She and Master vampire Ethan Sullivan have helped make Cadogan's vampires the strongest in North America, and forged ties with paranormal folk of all breeds and creeds, living or dead--or both. But now those alliances are about to be tested. A strange and twisted magic has ripped through the North American Central Pack, and Merit's closest friends are caught in the crosshairs. Gabriel Keene, the pack Apex, looks to Merit and Ethan for help. But who--or what--could possibly be powerful enough to outmagic a shifter? Merit is about to go toe-to-toe, and cold steel-to-cold heart, to find out"-- Provided by publisher.
January 21, 2014
Kenyon, Sherrilyn, 1965-
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
561 pages ; 25 cm
House of the rising son -- Phantom lover -- Winter born -- A dark-hunter Christmas -- Until death we do part -- A hard day's night searcher -- Shadow of the Moon -- Fear the darkness -- Where angels fear to tread -- Love bytes -- Santa wears spurs -- Redemption: a bonus scene from The guardian.
The complete collection of short stories written for the Dark-Hunter series includes "Phantom Lover" and "Love Bytes" as well as a new, previously unreleased title and tales that have only been published exclusively on the author's website.
January 16, 2014
Webb, Wendy (Wendy K.)
New York : Hyperion, 2014.
290 pages : illustration ; 21cm
Includes reading group guide.
"Recently widowed and rendered penniless by her Ponzi-scheming husband, Julia Bishop is eager to start anew. So when a stranger appears on her doorstep with a job offer, she finds herself accepting the mysterious yet unique position: caretaker to his mother, Amaris Sinclair, the famous and rather eccentric horror novelist whom Julia has always admired...and who the world believes is dead. When she arrives at the Sinclairs' enormous estate on Lake Superior, Julia begins to suspect that there may be sinister undercurrents to her "too-good-to-be-true" position. As Julia delves into the reasons of why Amaris chose to abandon her successful writing career and withdraw from the public eye, her search leads to unsettling connections to her own family tree, making her wonder why she really was invited to Havenwood in the first place, and what monstrous secrets are still held prisoner within its walls"-- Provided by publisher.
January 15, 2014
Christer, Sam, 1957-
New York, NY : The Overlook Press, 2014.
375 pages ; 24 cm
"Praised by critics and readers alike for his international bestseller The Stonehenge Legacy, Sam Christer continues to weave an irresistible plot of conspiracies and murder in one of the world's most captivating cities. A woman has been arrested in the streets of Rome. She's young. She's beautiful. She's covered in blood. And she claims to be an ancient prophet in search of a mystical amulet hidden somewhere within the city. Ex-priest Tom Shaman teams up with a headstrong policewoman to unravel the mystery. But within Rome's churches and corridors of power, stealthy enemies are conspiring against them. And soon, the woman's deadly visions begin to come true. Tightly plotted and relentlessly suspenseful, The Rome Prophecy is a satisfying, electrifying thriller, which will continue to build Christer's name in the hit-thriller genre"-- Provided by publisher.
January 14, 2014
New York : St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2014.
297 p. ; 18 cm.
"First in a new series!"--Cover.
Awoken from his eternal sleep by Ella, a mere mortal, gargoyle Kees, one of a group of supernatural guardians created to protect the world from the seven demons of the Dark, discovers that she is the key to uncovering his new mission.
January 13, 2014
Walker, Melissa (Melissa Carol), 1977-
New York : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
325 pages ; 22 cm
Sixteen-year-old Callie McPhee, a ghost existing in The Prism between Earth and the next dimension, is torn between Nick, the boyfriend she left behind when she died, and Thatcher, the spirit who is teaching her how to haunt.
January 6, 2014
Rowland, Diana, 1966-
New York, NY : Daw Books, c2014.
484 p. ; 18 cm.
Returning to Earth to find a kidnapped summoner protégé, Louisiana homicide detective and demon summoner Kara Gillian teams up with two FBI agents and a brilliant young computer expert to find the truth.
January 6, 2014
New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2014.
295 pages ; 21 cm.
January 3, 2014
Las Vegas, NV : SkyScape, c2013.
217 p. ; 22 cm.
When teenage rock star Sam Lee is bitten by a strange creature in Central Park, she discovers she is turning into a werewolf, and must unravel the mystery of the supernatural world before her bandmates and the media find out.
December 27, 2013
New York : Berkley Books, 2014.
418 pages : illustrations, map, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Already tasked with shielding half of his soul, Skyler must save Carpathian Dimitri after he is marked for extermination by the Lycans.
December 3, 2013
Ryan, Jonathan, author.
Los Angeles, CA : Premier Digital Publishing, 
311 pages ; 22 cm
After learning that his ex-fiancée is the first victim in a string of ritualistic killings, Aidan Schaeffer, a young assistant pastor, throws himself into the murder investigation. Aidan is conflicted by his faith, tormented by demonic threats, and haunted by spirits. Supernatural forces have begun to attack the people around him, and as the gruesome rituals escalate, ancient hidden secrets and an evil long buried threaten to rip Aidan's world apart.
December 3, 2013
New York, New York : Obsidian, an imprint of New American Library, a division of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, 
327 pages ; 18 cm
After Carly Bell Hartwell finds a dead man clutching one of the bottles from her magic potion shop, she soon finds herself the object of a witch hunt.
November 22, 2013
Geragotelis, Brittany, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, 
314 pages ; 22 cm.
Originally self-published as an e-book, 2011.
Popular high schooler Hadley Bishop, a descendant of the first woman executed in the Salem witch trials, must face down an evil, supernatural presence from the past.
November 19, 2013
Don Mills, Ont. : Harlequin Teen, , c2012.
404 p. ; 21 cm.
Includes discussion with the author.
Alice Bell must learn to fight the undead to avenge her family and learn to trust Cole Holland who has secrets of his own.
November 19, 2013
Ee, Susan, author.
New York : Skyscape, 
315 pages ; 21 cm.
November 4, 2013
Kadrey, Richard, author.
New York : Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 
307 pages ; 19 cm
Subtitle from dust jacket.
After the death of her father, Zoe, escaping from life, loses herself in a dreamscape until a chance encounter at a used record store opens up a portal to the world of the restless dead, forcing her to decide just how far she is willing to go to see her father again.
November 4, 2013
Arthur, Keri, author.
New York, New York : Signet, an imprint of New American Library, a division of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, 2013.
394 pages ; 18 cm.
"Signet Eclipse fantasy"--Spine.
Risa has angered several powerful people, and she's starting to feel the pressure from all sides. She also finds herself under the scrutiny of the vampire council, some of whom consider her a monster who should be destroyed. But they offer her a bloody bargain: Take on the lethal head of the council and others will support her. As the search for the keys to hell heats up, Risa realizes that she has no choice. For the sake of the people she loves, she must find the keys and get rid of Hunter before the next gate is opened and brings the world closer to all hell breaking loose.
November 4, 2013
New York : Tor Books, 2013.
348 pages ; 21 cm
"In To Dance with the Devil, the latest entry in Cat Adam's Blood Singer series, Celia Graves's newest client is one of the last surviving members of a magical family that is trapped in a generations-old feud with other magic-workers. She's supposed to die at the next full moon unless Celia can broker peace between the clans or break the curse before it can take effect. For the first time in a long while, Celia's personal life is looking up. Her vampire abilities seem to be under control, her Siren abilities have gotten more reliable, and even though her office was blown up, her services are more in demand than ever now that she's fought off terrorists and been part of the royal wedding of the year. Her friends all seem to be finding love and her grandmother has--finally--agreed to go to family therapy. The only trouble spot is Celia's love life. Not long ago, she had two boyfriends. Now she barely has one and she isn't sure she wants him. But Bruno DeLuca is a powerful mage and Celia needs his help...especially after she is attacked and her client is kidnapped"-- Provided by publisher.
October 31, 2013
Lomax, David, 1966- author.
Woodbury, Minnesota : Flux, 
xvii, 315 pages ; 21 cm
October 22, 2013
Singh, Nalini, 1977-
New York : Jove Books, 
374 pages ; 18 cm.
"Jove paranormal romance" -- Spine.
Angels are falling from the sky in New York, struck down by a vicious, unknown force. Vampires are dying impossibly of disease. Guild hunter Elena Deveraux and the Archangel Raphael must discover the source of the wave of death before it engulfs their city and their people, leaving New York a ruin and Raphael's Tower under siege by enemy archangels. Yet even as they fight desperately to save the city, an even darker force is stirring, its chill eyes trained on New York and on Raphael. Rivers of crimson and nightmares given flesh, the world will never again be the same.
October 22, 2013
Henry, Christina, 1974-
New York : Ace Books, 2013.
278 pages ; 18 cm.
"Ace fantasy" -- Spine.
As a former Agent of Death, Madeline Black is no stranger to witnessing violent ends. But being the one to cause them is an entirely different story. Despite her having saved Chicago from a vampire invasion, the Agency wants to get Maddy off their payroll, permanently. With the deadly Retrievers hot on her trail, she has no choice but to trust Nathaniel to port her to safety. But even the exotic and dangerous world that she winds up in is not as peaceful as she would have hoped. Caught in a turf war between a group of fae and a disturbingly familiar foe, Maddy soon discovers that the twisted plots of her grandfather, Lucifer, and his brothers extend even into this unknown realm. Now, with enemies gathering on all sides, Maddy's fate is looking darker than ever. And to protect her unborn son from her adversaries, she may have to tap into a power she hoped never to access
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