Into the darkness

Into the darkness

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

Being kidnapped isn't the best way to pass the time. Especially not when you should be in school. But Amber-Louise is a witch and she has bigger things to worry about.The #1 Gothic Romance Novel on Kindle for the Month of October 2013If you want to know why, read on!Power, grace, and immortality... Everything has a price.To walk as an abomination in the night. To have power that seeps into the vein and never lets go. To know that blood draws the path that will lay the world to rest.Zack Giver is a stoic young man that walks slowly into an inviting nightmare. After he meets a young singer at a local Gothic club, his life changes forever.Demon Vampire parallels the choices of many people over the course of centuries and how they affect both the world and each other. As the morality stains the lives of all those it touches, the the future grows darker. A romance that spans time itself takes hold of a fundamental choice. The memories that form the soul are the only cost of a power that no vampire should ever hold. What would you choose? The commanding touch of a welcome stranger, or a fleeting memory that may hold the essence of what makes you unique.The Redgold Series as a whole:For fifty years, Zack has loved Kyli. Until one fateful day, she was gone. Their romance was everything a romance should be. They met, an attraction kept them together, they fought, they broke up, they longed, they reunited, and in time they married and were able to seek out all the joys life had to offer. Destiny bought them together and fate was cruel enough to tear them apart. Nothing could keep them away from each other. Not pain, distance, time, or blood. Especially when you aren't human. Even still, there is a regret in Zack's heart that remembers what happened on that day. It asks for the feelings he wishes he could let go. It offers him all the power in the world, if only to take hold of his soul. For Zack, the past is a fresh, wet, injury that he recalls every night.This is his memory.This is the story of the Demon Vampire.
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A Shade Too Young

A Shade Too Young

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

A collection of short stories for the ghost crowd. It doesn't matter how old you are, who you are, whether you're ready or not. Life, death, regret, love - they all hurt and they just come as fast and terrifying as a spider. These youngsters are finding ways to deal with their lots. Because there's no other option.The gods walk among men in this supernatural action adventure story.A small town in Northeast Ohio becomes the backdrop for an epic, violent struggle between ancient beings and the Wells family. Tracy Wells learns her family business is collecting esoteric knowledge and defending humanity against a hidden world. The family library tells a story about Western civilization that’s not in history books, and details a natural world that’s unknown to science.Tracy Wells is a senior at Chardon High School. She and her friends Morgan and Chloe begin to discover who they really are. It's a journey that brings them into conflict with parents and teachers, and an old corrupt organization that’s led by supernatural entities.
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Running Shoes (The Shades of Northwood)

Running Shoes (The Shades of Northwood)

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

Katie used to run to win. Leaving home to go to college is never easy. Everything's so shiny and new and very, very scary. At least it is for Katie. Caught somewhere between the girl people expect her to be and the future she can see for herself, Katie learns the town she ran to isnt all that great. in fact, it's pretty dead.Katie used to run to win. Now she runs to live.Max Byron is the proxy of a living God, and his God hates him. Or so it would seem. Given the power to bend men to his will, Max scours the world and does his master's bidding. He does this because of His words, words Max heard in his mind the day his family was murdered. "I can bring them back."Max's wish, however, to see his family again, sends his mind racing to find the psychic who had promised to return his family to him. But how does one find a man with a thousand faces? One who is seemingly everywhere and nowhere? How does one find a God?To do this, Max must enter a different sphere of existence, one that transforms his mind, the world around him, and brings him face to face with truths he couldn't even dream of.
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Angels of America: A Circle of the Fallen novella

Angels of America: A Circle of the Fallen novella

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

Somebody is always in trouble. And it's always Rose. So when she gets sent to the Principal's office, she thinks nothing of it, knowing she can convince him she's done nothing wrong. But there are men in black suits - with BIG guns.A young pastor explores the best path for his future ministry. His worldview is shattered by conversations with the Apostles John and Paul, as well as Christian leaders, from businessmen to pastors, from America to China. Restoring the “strategery” of the corporate Church to God’s original plan in Scripture is never easy, but it’s encouraging to hear from those who have faced similar questions in their own times. The biggest, hardest to swallow, and most helpful truth he found was where the business world and the Church in China found agreement: the difference between pastors and clergy.
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Risk

Risk

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

School is like a prison. Especially when Jodies evil stepmother wants to ship her off to a boarding school, of all things. Maybe they're right and she will get a good education there but what kind of a school has armed guards in the classrooms? Or chains on the doors?Ezekiel was just an ordinary man, like everyone else, trying to make his way in this world. Like most people in this world, he was also struggling. Struggling to make sense of the world around him. Struggling to understand why so many people seem to get away with murder whilst he can barely pay his bills after working so hard. One day he snapped at a group of young people that hung around his neighborhood. The events that followed led him on a journey - through wrongful incarceration, media manipulation and public vilification – into a man called “Zeek”: a vigilante who, as a product of a sick system, will clean up the very system that created him. The first book ends with the question: who will be next, after the Hoodies?
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Before The Dawn

Before The Dawn

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

Things come out at night - scary things, magical things, things that wouldn't come out in the day. And you do things in the darkness that you would never even dream of in the light. Because, everything is permitted before the dawn. You are the night and the night is yours. Now... what will you do with it?Romance can be a surprise, even if you're ready for everything…Parajumper Nic D'Onofrio just buried his best friend. The motto of his rescue squad is Simpliciter Paratus: Absolutely Ready, but the only thing Nic feels ready for is vacation. After finding a damsel in distress on the side of the road, he can't help but spring into action.Julie is stranded, out of gas, and beautiful. She's also wearing her pajamas and can only remember her first name. When she won't let Nic take her to the hospital, they'll do the only logical thing: go back to his condo together.When Nic learns that Julie's family has been murdered and someone shows up looking for her, he knows this is a situation he can't handle alone. He needs the teamwork and the camaraderie of the entire Air Force 506th Rescue Squad to save the day.True Valor is the first installment in a five-book military romance series. If you like heartwarming chemistry, page-turning suspense, and wholesome romance, then you'll love this series starter.
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The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek

The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

When the train doesn't stop in the Old West town of Muddy Creek, Sheriff Jesse Hawkins goes to investigate. What he finds is a mystery that goes far beyond anything in his experience: a car full of people frozen in time.Prequel to Book One of The Gifted Series Lily East is different from other people and has been since her birth. The government has been trying to recruit her, wanting to use her uncontrollable gift to their advantage. After years of evading, Lily finally gives into her "civic duty" and helps the government solve cases gone cold. Her life outside of being a special agent is far from normal. And as if that isn't enough, she finds herself falling in love with the man who almost killed her. This is life, as she sees it. Coming soon, in Book One of The Gifted Series, you will learn the whole story, and how Lily's powers came to be. I hope you'll enjoy this novella until then.
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Unfinished Business (The Shades of Northwood 3)

Unfinished Business (The Shades of Northwood 3)

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

Battered and bruised, Katie is hoping her life is going to finally settle down. Time to study and race and breathe. But nothing is that easy. Everywhere she looks is desperation and destruction. Being in love with a dead boy is hard enough - trying to keep secrets from him... well, that's just dangerous...Prequel to Book One of The Gifted Series Lily East is different from other people and has been since her birth. The government has been trying to recruit her, wanting to use her uncontrollable gift to their advantage. After years of evading, Lily finally gives into her "civic duty" and helps the government solve cases gone cold. Her life outside of being a special agent is far from normal. And as if that isn't enough, she finds herself falling in love with the man who almost killed her. This is life, as she sees it. Coming soon, in Book One of The Gifted Series, you will learn the whole story, and how Lily's powers came to be. I hope you'll enjoy this novella until then.
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Twisted Evil

Twisted Evil

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

Mika and Robyn have spent lifetimes learning to love this world. They love the chaos, the the kiss and the kill. They want it all - the good things and the bad. But the Professsor wants a new world, erasing all the bad. And that means them...In a world that makes people mad and then murderous, the duo gather friends, recruits and hostages to help them decide - is the world worth saving?Misty Adams finds herself in a real life and death struggle. When she becomes stranded along the road, will she find help before the forecasted blizzard hits. Alone and pregnant, will she find shelter? When Dalton Nelson's dog takes off before the blizzard, he goes to find her. He ends up finding more than he bargained for. Can Dalton do what needs to be done to help Misty? As a fragile friendship is forged, can this couple see that God has more than friendship for them? As a season of mourning is dealt with, can this couple see a season of love? As Dalton gets to know Misty, can he see the Texas handful she is and learn to save her from herself? This book will have you crying and then laughing until you are crying. You know what they say, things tend to get very crazy in Texas.
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Kiss at Midnight (The Shades of Northwood 4)

Kiss at Midnight (The Shades of Northwood 4)

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

Being a ghost isn't as much fun as it sounds. Given that Katie had to die to become one, it wasn't exacxtly on her list of ambitions to begin with.As if learning how to cope with being dead wasn't enough, one of her dead brothers is stalking her, intent on taking her into the Dead World. Her boyfriend is trapped there but he's been dead for centuries and even he's scared of something there...With slick black hair, tortoise-shell glasses and a penchant for cheap Merlot, Roxy Parker is a sassy new female detective … except she’s not strictly a detective. Rather, she’s a writer with a taste for the morbid and mysterious—and this time her little sideline may get her in way over her head …In the first book of the Ghostwriter Mystery series, Roxy is hired to ghostwrite the life story of department store heiress Beatrice Musgrave. Beatrice has promised Roxy a secret worth writing about, but before she gets the chance to tell all, the socialite is found ripped to shreds at the bottom of a cliff. The police say it's suicide but Roxy knows better—there are too many people looking way too relieved. And so she embarks on an investigation of her own. From the posh suburbs of inner-city Sydney to remote outback Australia, Roxy finds herself lured into a web of deceit where time has healed no wounds and no one is who they appear to be. One thing, however, is crystal clear: chasing headlines can be a deadly occupation. Roxy must also act fast—there's a menacing stranger threatening her life, a handsome best friend growing increasingly impatient, and her mother is really starting to get on her nerves. Killer Twist is a fun, fast-paced adventure for anyone who loves a good cozy mystery with a little wine swilling and fashionable accessories on the side.A Word of Caution About the Language This story is set in Australia so you may come across some unusual colloquialisms and cursing. Both are an everyday part of our vernacular but I apologise for any confusion or offence; it is not intended.
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Circle of Arms (The Shades of Northwood 2)

Circle of Arms (The Shades of Northwood 2)

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

When Katie has to cross the barrier between worlds to save her dying friend, she does so without question. There are things beyond that wall though - things she doesn't want to know about. But she locks them away and carries on. Carries on being okay. But then she learns that saving one friend might mean killing another...And that's not okay.Make your skin tingle and your heart race with this short sampler of sweet, steamy, and tantalizing kiss scenes by ten bestselling authors. Excerpts by Sabrina York; Julie Johnstone; Bronwen Evans; Tammy Andresen; Monica Burns; Gina Conkle; Shana Galen; Vanessa Kelly; Amanda Mariel; and Meara PlattSusana and the Scot, Sabrina YorkAndrew Lochlannach is famous for his conquests. Banished to the highlands after a kissing contest, he has no regrets—especially his embrace with the beguiling Susana. Susana is not some innocent farm girl, and she refuses to be just another conquest of the wicked Scot who won a kiss from her.My Fair Duchess, Julie JohnstoneYears of playing a rogue to hide a dark secret, leaves the Duke of Aversley feeling tainted beyond redemption until hope arrives in the form of a quick-witted lady. Facing financial ruin, Lady Amelia De Vere finds herself participating in a bet between her brother and the handsome Duke Of Aversley. A Whisper of Desire, Bronwen EvansLady Marisa Hawkestone’s nightmare begins when she wakes up naked next to Maitland Spencer, the “Cold Duke” of Lyttleton. As a Libertine Scholar, Maitland must be vigilant, despite his bride’s attractions. But now he must save Marisa, who sets his heart aflame or die trying.Midnight Magic, Tammy AndresenJessie Walsh is running for her life. Disguising her identity, she flees to Texas hoping she’s run far enough. Jake Tate has his hands full and doesn’t need another problem. But when passion ignites between them, will Jessie’s past destroy their future?Kismet, Monica BurnsA dark, seductive sheikh with a tortured past fights to control his obsession for a woman who offers him a wager he refuses to lose. What happens between them is...KISMET To Find a Viking Treasure, Gina ConkleSestra’s lived by her wits, but she wants security. Uppsala’s in turmoil and she holds the key to a buried treasure that means life or death for many. Brand’s plans don’t include saving anyone, especially not a lushly curved, sharp-tongued thrall. But he vows to protect Sestra, and they must now share trust.Earls Just Want to Have Fun, by Shana GalenMarlowe runs with the Covent Garden Cubs, a gang of thieves living in the slums. But she once went by a different name. Maxwell, Lord Dane, is intrigued by the beautiful hellion thought to be the lost daughter of a Marquess. Teaching her to navigate society’s eddies, he’s drawn into her dangerous world, where love is the greatest risk of all.How to Marry a Royal Highlander, by Vanessa KellyTen years after Alasdair Gilbride fled the Highlands and an arranged betrothal, tending to his responsibilities that would be much easier without the distraction of beautiful Eden Whitney. Snubbed by the ton, Eden is rusticating in the Scottish wilderness with only Alasdair for temptation. Now his life and her reputation are at stake—and their hearts already irreparably lost.Scandalous Intentions, by Amanda MarielFaced with losing his father’s support, notorious rake Lord Julian Luvington sets his sights on the respectable Lady Sarah. But the lady is not easily won. Lady Sarah Roseington is determined to marry for love. A blackguard like Luvington could destroy her reputation, but marriage has its advantages. What’s a lady to do? My Fair Lily, by Meara PlattEwan Cameron, proud of his Scottish heritage, visits London because of a deathbed promise. No one can tempt him to remain past his three-month obligation, except a beautiful bluestocking. When the Duke of Lotheil approaches Lily Farthingale with the chance to earn her place in the Royal Society, she accepts a challenge to reconcile Lotheil and his grandson.
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Running Shoes (The Shades of Northwood)

Running Shoes (The Shades of Northwood)

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

Katie used to run to win. Leaving home to go to college is never easy. Everything's so shiny and new and very, very scary. At least it is for Katie. Caught somewhere between the girl people expect her to be and the future she can see for herself, Katie learns the town she ran to isnt all that great. in fact, it's pretty dead. Katie used to run to win. Now she runs to live.
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Circle of Arms (The Shades of Northwood 2)

Circle of Arms (The Shades of Northwood 2)

Wendy Maddocks

Wendy Maddocks

When Katie has to cross the barrier between worlds to save her dying friend, she does so without question. There are things beyond that wall though - things she doesn't want to know about. But she locks them away and carries on. Carries on being okay. But then she learns that saving one friend might mean killing another... And that's not okay.
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