The Summer Prince

The Summer Prince

Carol Oates

Literature & Fiction / Short Stories / Criticism

On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, Niamh sneaks out to attend the festival of Beltaine and soon encounters a mysterious young man.When she has to choose between running deeper into a dark forest with a supernatural creature that shouldn't exist or facing an unknown threatchasing her, Niamh discovers she will have to rethink everything she knows about the Fae.Sometimes love needs a little push in the right direction.Or a good and proper shove.At least that’s what Dianna Trowl believes, profusely, or else she’d never have done what she did.It would have been foolish, it would have been a scandal, if…it hadn’t of worked.But it did, and sometimes the price to pay for a gentleman’s attention is worth every penny. And convincing Lord Southridge to believe in love at first sight? Priceless.
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Ember (The Ember Series)

Ember (The Ember Series)

Carol Oates

Literature & Fiction / Short Stories / Criticism

When Candra Ember wakes up in hospital after a dangerous encounter with a red-haired woman, she is shocked to discover that seeing a winged boy wasn’t her imagination. Candra is exposed to a world of rivalry and sacrifice she never knew existed, and the aftermath of a war to save humanity thousands of years ago. Soon she finds herself relentlessly stalked by Sebastian, a beautiful and arrogant Watcher Angel and romantically pursued by his darkly seductive rival, Draven. Ultimately, dubious about her own goodness, Candra’s very existence compromises a tentative peace in the city of Acheron.
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Shades of Avalon

Shades of Avalon

Carol Oates

Literature & Fiction / Short Stories / Criticism

Ben Pryor grew up as an average kid in Camden, Maine, unaware of the supernatural storm brewing in his Celtic blood. However, at nineteen, as the last born in the royal line of beings that once ruled Atlantis, Ben has eagerly embraced his newfound abilities and birthright. When Caleb, his sister’s mate, goes missing under suspicious circumstances, the prime suspect is the last remaining member of the overthrown, corrupt Guardian Council. With the discovery that an old acquaintance has been keeping secrets, and the future Ben was so sure of shifting before his eyes, the situation becomes more complicated and the ransom for Caleb too high. In the sequel to Shades of Atlantis, Ben will delve deeper than he ever imagined into the old, magical ways of the Guardians, the secrets of Excalibur, and the truth behind the legend of King Arthur. What exactly did the Council hide beneath the citadel of Camelot? And can it help get Caleb back without putting the world in danger?
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Shades of Atlantis

Shades of Atlantis

Carol Oates

Literature & Fiction / Short Stories / Criticism

Since the death of their parents, Triona Pryor and her brother, Ben, have lived with their aunt and uncle in Camden, Maine. Now in her senior year of high school, Triona loves her family and friends, but she has always felt that she didn’t quite fit in...in Camden, or anywhere else. Enter Caleb Wallace, the devilishly handsome man who has recently moved to Triona’s small town. While their attraction to each other is instantaneous, it also proves to be dangerous...and deadly. When tragedy strikes, Triona flees to London for solace and to start her life anew. It’s there she discovers from an unlikely source that her family has been keeping secrets from her – secrets about not only her birthright, but her ultimate destiny as well. Armed with this knowledge, Triona finds herself thrown into a whole new world and into a battle to save the lives of everyone she loves.
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Iridescent (Ember 2)

Iridescent (Ember 2)

Carol Oates

Literature & Fiction / Short Stories / Criticism

Candra dreamed of saving the world one person at a time. She never expected to become an angelic weapon and the last hope in a battle against ultimate darkness.Falling for a Nephilim wasn’t part of Sebastian’s plan. Distraction is something he can’t afford when his rival, Draven, wants what Sebastian has.Lies, manipulation, and corruption are twisting the lives of the citizens of Acheron. The Arch is missing from heaven, and a demon is intent on claiming the city. At a time they should be growing closer, grief and paranoia are driving Candra and Sebastian apart.Soon, Candra must face a terrible choice. If the price of restoring heaven is a human soul, who deserves to be saved?
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