A strange, nameless man grows up on a farm, which looks like any other farm in the gently rolling land of Eastern Pennsylvania, and is run by monks who called themselves Brothers. He is forced by the Brothers to do hard work. However, he's inhumanly strong and he move and run much faster than any of the Brothers, as well, he can jump incredibly well. One day, the Abbot who is the head of the Brothers gives him some instructions and a little money. The man is then sent on a journey which leads him to Brazil There he takes a river boat up the Amazon to the city of Manaus where he obtains supplies, and continues by canoe, up the river. One horrible night, he becomes sick and spits his teeth out, one by one. However, over the next month, he grows new, meat tearing teeth as he also grows even stronger, along with fur all over his face. These changes force him to continue his trip at night. As per the directions the Abbot gave him, he paddles up the Amazon until he finds a waterfall. There he climbs the waterfall cliff until he meets an individual who looks like him. The meeting triggers memories and the man suddenly realizes that he's Vekor, the King of the Voren. The Voren are a wolf like group of people living in a hidden part of the Amazon basin. The Voren don't believe that the newcomer is actually Vekor and he must fight the strongest of the Voren warriors in a death match. Vekor wins and becomes the King of the Voren. Vekor finds himself also mated with Avera. From Avera, he learns that he must prove that he's truly Vekor. In order to do this he must engage in a series of tests, which if he fails any of them, will result in his death. If he passes the testing, he'll then lead the Voren back through the Gate of Exile and away from their jungle home of more than a thousand years. Unfortunately, Vekor has no idea where to find the gate of exile. As he passes each test, the objects that he takes give him information about who he really is and what he must do. As he lives among the Voren, Vekor participates in the hunts that the males conduct to feed the village and also in the Moon Dances that are a vital ceremonial part of the Voren life. He is better than any of the males at the warrior tasks and also better than any of the males at the ritual Moon Dances. He learns that a group of people called Avarra exiled the Voren, many years before, and he must lead the Voren back to face the Avarra, who are a tall, handsome, nearly hairless people with a hidden secret that only the Avarra Science Alklar and Vekor know. The Voren have a temple in the jungle and the temple contains a time line. The time line ends after the next Moon Dance and the Voren must follow Vekor back through the Gate of Exile, their religion demands it. Vekor must lead the Voren warriors against the science of the Avarra and then he and his wolf men will breed with the Avarra!
Yul has incurred Magus' wrath by challenging him for the leadership of the community. The sunrise ceremony amongst the great standing stones was a disaster for Magus, with Yul lighting the Solstice Fire and receiving the powerful earth energy in his place. But Magus still holds the power, and embarks on an attempt to subdue the Village boy.
A recipe for trouble for ranch owner, Sandy Scott. But her daughter, Kirstie is undaunted by her mother's warnings. She's at her happiest riding the trails through the tall forests and deep canyons of the Meltwater Range... New arrival Moondance is a salebarn bargain; beautiful but only half schooled. Hadley blames rival dude owner, Ty Tyler, for the blue roan's bad habits and poor condition. Kirstie shares the old wrangler's doubts over Tyler's claims for his magical horse-training method. But she's not happy when Hadley rides into a head-on confrontation which could put both his and Moondance's lives at risk...
In the latest Bayberry Island romance from by New York Times bestselling author of The Sweetest Summer, it might take more than a magical mermaid statue to bring together a hard-headed Navy SEAL and the mysterious artist who’s loved him from afar... Duncan Flynn long ago said goodbye to his hometown of Bayberry Island, Massachusetts, where a mermaid statue allegedly grants true love to the pure at heart. So when the injured Navy SEAL gets sent home—just in time to help his family prepare for the annual Mermaid Festival—he’s not in the mood to celebrate. Nor fall in love. But during a night run on the beach, a magnificently naked woman emerges from the surf who bears an uncanny resemblance to the mermaid in Fountain Square. Adelena Silva’s otherworldly mermaid paintings have made her famous and wealthy, but Lena herself is a recluse—at least until Duncan Flynn comes home. She’s secretly loved him her whole life, and is determined not to let him get away again. But will revealing her truth win his heart, or cause Lena to lose him? From the Paperback edition.
New York Times bestselling author Angela Knight returns to the Mageverse for a scorching tale of a lovely werewolf who must choose between two different suitors--no matter the cost... In the midst of her Burning Moon and desperate to escape the brutal werewolf chosen by her father to be her mate, lovely werewolf Elena Livingston goes to cop and werewolf Lucas Rollings, hoping to convince him to become her mate instead. But to have Elena, Lucas will have to duel—to the death—with Elena’s jealous suitor first.
When a young woman is kidnapped, the citizens of Moon Dance blame the outlaws and Indians of Breedtown and decide to take the law into their own hands
That day, that dreadful day began it all... It began like any other, just another carefree, lazy, May afternoon... Then without warning, as we rounded the corner, my heart commenced beating rapidly and just like that, I knew... I just knew something terrible had come to pass. Maggie didn't notice being poor; her family managed to scrape by, even during the Depression. Times were hard for everyone she knew, but as long as she had her family, she felt contented. After a devastating accident, Maggie's world is shattered. A Second Chance 'Sometimes we just don't understand why such things come to pass, but I don't think God plans on bad things happenin' to us. I believe he helps us through our troubles, and helps us realize that even in hard times, there's been some good things happen this past year.' I fixed my eyes on him and whispered softly, 'You're my good thing, Joe.' While Maggie longs to find the love and trust she desires, Joe strolls into her heart. After the heartaches she's endured, can Maggie believe there is happiness in store for her? Should she trust Joe, or will he abandon her as well? Moon Dance, by Susan K. Earl, is a captivating family saga portraying the heart and soul of hard-working small-town Texans during the Great Depression, bringing to life highly flavored, 'deep in the heart of Texas' characters readers will love-or love to hate. Let Moon Dance transport you to a simpler place in time; experience a tale that transcends generations and offers an outspoken story of faith, hope, love, and forgiveness.
Van Morrison's hit arranged for the young player sounds hipper than ever! The swing groove sounds cool as the melody goes through the sections of the band -- sometimes unison, sometimes in harmony, it sticks with you. The solo section is written for all the wind players so you can pick anyone/everyone to play the written or ad lib solo. Easy to rehearse, this is a sure-fire winner that will be well received by the band and audience. (3: 35)
A panther is on the prowl. Will Melissa survive the encounter? Melissa cannot deny her attraction to her colleague, Lee, but he is determined to keep her at arm’s length. What Melissa doesn’t know is that there is more to Lee than meets the eye, and he will do whatever he can to keep his dark side hidden, no matter what his heart is telling him. When she finally learns Lee’s secret, she will be tested in ways she could not have imagined in her wildest dreams. Does she have the strength and courage to love Lee completely, or will she walk away? A paranormal romance unlike any you've ever read, Moondance will keep you engrossed to the very last page. Reader Warning: contains an intimate scene that some readers might find objectionable.