More than twenty-five stories of horror and nightmarish fantasy transform everyday situations into experiences of compelling terror in the worlds of the living, the dying, and the nonliving.
Four masters of urban fantasy and paranormal romance plunge readers into the dangerous, captivating world unearthed beyond the dark... New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh delivers a smoldering story with Secrets at Midnight, as the scent of Bastien Smith’s elusive lover ignites a possessiveness in him that’s as feral as it is ecstatic. And now that he’s found his mate, he’ll do anything to keep her. In #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews’ novella, Magic Steals, when people start going missing, shapeshifting tigress Dali Harimau and jaguar shifter Jim Shrapshire must uncover the truth about the mysterious creatures responsible. From Milla Vane—a warrior princess must tame The Beast of Blackmoor to earn a place among her people. But she quickly discovers that the beast isn't a monster, but a barbarian warrior who intends to do some taming himself. It’s seer Makenna Frazier's first day on the job at Supernatural Protection and Investigations, and her first assignment is more than she bargained for when bodyguard duty for a leprechaun prince’s bachelor party goes every which way but right in national bestselling author Lisa Shearin’s Lucky Charms.
More than twenty-five stories of horror and nightmarish fantasy transform everyday situations into experiences of compelling terror in the worlds of the living, the dying, and the nonliving
When social worker Hildy Schneider commits to an after-hours side job, she finds herself drawn into the darker side of small-town Sorenson, Wisconsin—and the twisted mind of an unnamed killer . . . Strange things have been happening since Hildy started moonlighting with local police, but a desperate late-night call involving a former patient from Sorenson General Hospital tops the list. Although Danny Hildebrand has been tormented by hallucinations for years, he swears he’s being haunted for real by the victim of a grisly murder . . . The rambling ghost story seems like another delusion. But after a body turns up in a neglected farmhouse crawling with secrets, Hildy and the magnetic Detective Bob Richmond rush to explain Danny’s knowledge of the incident. As the crime-solving partners unwittingly grow closer while examining a series of eerie leads, they realize that surviving past sunrise means shedding light on a criminal willing to do whatever it takes to stay in the shadows . . . Praise for Annelise Ryan and her Mattie Winston series “The funniest deputy coroner to cut up a corpse since, well, ever!” —Laura Levine, author of Killer Cruise “The forensic details will interest Patricia Cornwell readers . . . while the often slapstick humor and the blossoming romance between Mattie and Hurley will draw Evanovich fans.” —Booklist “Has it all: suspense, laughter, a spicy dash of romance.” —New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen “[Ryan] smoothly blends humor, distinctive characters, and authentic forensic detail.” —Publishers Weekly
“America’s favorite writer” (The New Yorker), #1 bestselling phenomenon Nora Roberts, delivers an emotion-charged thriller in Night Shift—the first Night Tales novel—revealing the passionate relationship between a late night deejay being stalked over the airwaves and the police detective assigned to protect her. Cilla O’Roarke’s voice breaks the darkened, early a.m. silence, connecting with the lost and lonely listeners who tune in and hang on every word she whispers. Admiring, awkward callers come with the territory, but the man threatening to kill her rings in every night, relentless in his cruelty. Assigned to protect Cilla, Detective Boyd Fletcher meets a strong-willed woman who’s suspicious of cops, but willing to accept his help. Now, together in close quarters, Cilla and Boyd find their growing mutual desire undeniable—even as a predator moves ever closer for the kill.
The realities of being parents of a young family are explored in these comics featuring Zoe, a red-headed, pig-tailed girl; Ham, her pin-headed brother; and Wren, the newborn.
This booklet provides straightforward advice on how best to prepare before working the night shift, how to stay alert and refreshed while on duty and how to recover from working nights.
This simple, accessible little devotional should be taken like a medicine in daily dosages: repeat as necessary until your spirit is heartened. I was moved in my spirit and heartened in my commitment to act by contemplating these lives and these prayers. I trust you will be, too. Expect to be sobered, nourished, uplifted, and spurred to responsive action. In short, expect to be blessed and edified. --Dr. William David Spencer
Nursing during night shift may have many advatanges, but it can also lead to many health problems, and possible social isolation. Night Shift Nursing provides helpful tips to both nurses and employers on ways to maintain a more healthy environment for health care providers and to help nurses love the night shift.
"Robin Triggs does a good job setting up a climate of suspicion in Night Shift, and the book has some genuinely chilling moments." - Crime Review Antarctica. A mining base at the edge of the world. Anders Nordvelt, last-minute replacement as head of security, has no time to integrate himself into the crew before an act of sabotage threatens the project. He must untangle a complex web of relationships from his position as prime suspect. Then a body is found in the ice. Systems fail as the long night falls. Now Anders must do more than find a murderer: he must find a way to survive. Will anyone endure the night shift, or will ice and frozen corpses be all that remains? FLAME TREE PRESS is the new fiction imprint of Flame Tree Publishing. Launching in 2018 the list brings together brilliant new authors and the more established; the award winners, and exciting, original voices.