Youri, a pretty Japanese
girl who just passed a college entrance exam, is ecstatic after her
first kiss with her handsome childhood friend-turned-boyfriend, Himuro.
Meanwhile, she starts to notice that water becomes agitated whenever she
goes near it! One night, hands appear out of a puddle on the street and
drag her into the water. She emerges from the water to find that she
has been transported to an ancient village somewhere in the Middle East.
She is then captured by armed troops and taken to the queen's palace,
where she learns that the queen had her kidnapped so she can offer her
blood as part of a ritual that will kill two princes in competition to
inherit the kingdom
He’s a tattooed, rock-hard bad-boy with a bad attitude to match.
But he’s got his reasons.
mother died when Pax was seven, leaving a hole in his heart filled with
guilt although he doesn’t understand why. What he does know is that he
and his dad are left alone and with more issues than they can count.
Pax grew up, he tried to be the kid his father always wanted; the
perfect golden boy, but it didn’t work. His dad couldn’t overcome his
grief long enough to notice and Pax couldn’t keep up the impossible
perfect façade. So he slipped far, far from it.
Now, he uses
drugs and women to cope with the ugliness, the black void that he
doesn’t want to deal with. If he pretends that the emptiness isn’t
there, then it isn’t, right? Wrong.
And it’s never more apparent than when he meets Mila. Sweet,
beautiful Mila Hill is the fresh air to his hardened frown, the beauty
to his ugly heart. He doesn’t know how to not hurt her, but he quickly
realizes that he’s got to figure it out because he needs her to breathe.
memories of his mother’s death resurface from where he’s repressed them
for so long, Mila is there to catch him when the guilt starts making
sense. Mila is the one…the one who can save him from his broken
troubled heart; from his issues, from the emptiness.
But only if he can stop being an asshole long enough to allow it.
On the day her father is
buried, Cinderella’s stepmother forces her to wait upon her ugly
stepsisters as they prepare for a frivolous ball. Poor Cinderella is
literally worked to death by her in-laws, and left to die alone in the
cinders. But thanks to an infection from a mysterious old woman,
Cinderella is granted a chance for revenge. Soon, it will be midnight,
and everyone will be washing floors – with blood
Ethan Wate used to
think of Gatlin, the small Southern town he had always called home, as a
place where nothing ever changed. Then he met mysterious newcomer Lena
Duchannes, who revealed a secret world that had been hidden in plain
sight all along. A Gatlin that harbored ancient secrets beneath its
moss-covered oaks and cracked sidewalks. A Gatlin where a curse has
marked Lena's family of powerful Supernaturals for generations. A Gatlin
where impossible, magical, life-altering events happen.
they can face anything Gatlin throws at them, but after suffering a
tragic loss, Lena starts to pull away, keeping secrets that test their
relationship. And now that Ethan's eyes have been opened to the darker
side of Gatlin, there's no going back. Haunted by strange visions only
he can see, Ethan is pulled deeper into his town's tangled history and
finds himself caught up in the dangerous network of underground
passageways endlessly crisscrossing the South, where nothing is as it