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If only life came with instructions.


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There is nothing in the universe the cursed dragon, Falcyn, hates more than humanity . . . except Greek humans.


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No bodices were harmed in this historical romance.


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Together we'll save the world...Unless we kill each other first.


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“The Wrath Is Coming.” But They Don’T Know Where—Or When.


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PREORDER this sexy & emotional story about a single dad wild with grief and the strong survivor he hires as his nanny!



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Rituals, August 2017
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Indigo, June 2017
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Missing, April 2017
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A Darkness Absolute, February 2017
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City of the Lost, January 2017
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Otherworld Chills, October 2016
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Urban Allies, August 2016
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Betrayals, August 2016
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Deceptions, July 2016
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The Best Horror of the Year Volume Eight, June 2016
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City of the Lost, May 2016
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Otherworld Secrets, February 2016
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Seize The Night, October 2015
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Led Astray, September 2015
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Deceptions, August 2015
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Otherworld Nights, November 2014
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Visions, August 2014
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Sea of Shadows, April 2014
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Wild Justice, December 2013
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Rags & Bones, October 2013
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Four Summoner's Tales, September 2013
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Thirteen, August 2013
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Omens, August 2013
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Shards And Ashes, February 2013
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Thirteen, August 2012
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Spell Bound, July 2012
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The Hunter And The Hunted, June 2012
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Enthralled, September 2011
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Spell Bound, August 2011
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The Gathering, April 2011
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Counterfeit Magic, December 2010
Hardcover
Waking the Witch, August 2010
Hardcover
Frostbitten, August 2010
Mass Market Paperback
The Reckoning, April 2010
Hardcover
Tales of the Otherworld, April 2010
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Men Of The Otherworld, March 2010
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Angelic, December 2009
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Angel, Aftermath, October 2009
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Frostbitten, October 2009
Hardcover
The Eternal Kiss: 13 Vampire Tales Of Blood And Desire, August 2009
Paperback
The Awakening, May 2009
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The Summoning, April 2009
Paperback (reprint)
Made To Be Broken, March 2009
Mass Market Paperback
Men Of The Otherworld, February 2009
Hardcover
Many Bloody Returns, February 2009
Trade Size (reprint)
Blood Lite, November 2008
Paperback
Living With The Dead, November 2008
Hardcover
Personal Demon, October 2008
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Immortal: Love Stories With Bite, August 2008
Mass Market Paperback
The Summoning, July 2008
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Personal Demon, April 2008
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No Humans Involved, March 2008
Mass Market Paperback
My Big Fat Supernatural Honeymoon, January 2008
Trade Size
Many Bloody Returns, September 2007
Hardcover
Exit Strategy, July 2007
Paperback
No Humans Involved, May 2007
Hardcover
Broken, May 2006
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Dates From Hell, April 2006
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Haunted, June 2005
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Industrial Magic, November 2004
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Stolen, October 2004
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Frostbitten
Kelley Armstrong


Women of the Otherworld #10
Bantam
October 2009
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Featuring: Elena Michaels; Clayton Danvers
384 pages
ISBN: 0553806629
EAN: 9780553806625
Hardcover
$26.00
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Fantasy Urban | Romance Paranormal

The Alaskan wilderness is a harsh landscape in the best of conditions, but with a pack of rogue werewolves on the loose, it’s downright deadly.

Elena Michaels, the Pack’s chief enforcer, knows all too well the havoc “mutts” can wreak.

When they hear of a series of gruesome maulings and murders outside Anchorage, she and her husband, Clay, journey to Alaska in the dead of winter in order to hunt down the dangerous werewolves. Trapped in this savage, untamed winter realm, she and Clay learn more about their own werewolf heritage than they bargained for, tapping a little more into the wild nature of the beast within. With Elena back in the starring role, this is the book Kelley Armstrong fans have been waiting for.

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Comments

10 comments posted.

Re: Frostbitten

Heather Long: Thank you for your article. I know only too well what you've talking about.

Usually I can spot early on whether I want to finish a book. The first chapter, at most two, should be enough. How much of a fish do you have to eat to tell whether it's rotten?

If I'm deep into a novel and run into a problem, it depends on how big a problem it is.

If, say, a lead character I've emotionally invested in turns into or is revealed to be someone I can't stand, often because he/she does something I abhor, I'm through with that book. There's no point in reading more because there would be no payoff for me. And I certainly would not be interested in finding out what happens next to that character.

What if the author goes wrong in a small way? E.g., an obviously contrived fight scene results from a misunderstanding and could have been cleared up in a few lines.

I figure the editor told the author to add the scene so there would be more conflict between the characters and drama in the story, even if it's clearly artificial and therefore ineffective. Or the novel had to be longer to meet the required word count. I just shrug it off, hope that doesn't happen again, and keep on reading.
(Mary Anne Landers 8:01pm November 2, 2009)

I've definately read a book where I had to struggle to finish it. I think it was the authors writing of a certain section also that turned me off. I can't remember which book it was I struggled with so, it was fairly recent, but I have memory problems and a few books away and all I can remember is if I liked a book or not, not the specifics, blame it on age, medication and a bout with meningitis.
Any or all. So, yes, I really do try to finish the books, they are fairly pricey, and I hate to put the book down and not finish, if it is an author I usually like. Like you I will try to get past the struggling part and get through to the ending. I have only once or twice put a book down and absolutely not finished it.

Have a great day!

dancealert at aol dot com
(
Brenda Rupp 3:02pm November 3, 2009)

When I reach a passage where I want to put the book down - for whatever reason - I skip to the end. If I like the ending, I will endure the passage. If I am not happy with the ending, the book goes to the bottom of my to read pile. Maybe another day I will be in the right frams of mind for it!
(
Karin Tillotson 3:06pm November 3, 2009)

Charlene Harris's "Dead and
Gone" was one that I struggled
a little to finish. In general
the storyline did not advance
much and the continuity errors
were very jarring. I have
loved and laughed out loud
while reading the rest of the
series and was so disappointed
after waiting so long for a
new Sookie book( I actually
had and read the first 8 books
back to back).It felt as
though this book had been
rushed and not edited very
well. Even though it had been
about 6 months since I had
finished the earlier books I
noticed error after error in
the continuity. Usually if it
has been awhile since I read
the last book I am less likely
to notice these errors, but
these were big ones and they
made me stop and question
myself. Now I love Sookie
enough to give the next book a
chance but this next one holds
Sookie's life in its hand.
(
Lisa Richards 9:11am November 4, 2009)

I don't mind reading long-winded, explanatory passages as long as they serve a purpose. Often I actually need to see inside characters' minds to see why they act or react the way they do in a story.

Actually I'm really glad that I found this blog entry: I was unaware that there was another story about Elena and Clay. I went to one of her book signings about 2 years ago and at that time she was doubtful whether there would be another story about them. Thanks for the heads up.
(
Sigrun Schulz 1:39am November 5, 2009)

Wow! This sounds like a great read!!! Look forward to it!
(
JoAnn White 1:11pm November 22, 2009)

I love werewolves and it does sound good, I'll check it out soon
(
Diane Sadler 3:00pm November 22, 2009)

love stores set in alaska. and wearwolfs.
(
Pat Jasmin 10:17am November 29, 2009)

sounds good. Will love to read it
(
Kathy Weber 9:01pm January 3, 2010)

I love to read the 'series' type of murder mysteries. I have so many favorites that thre isn't enough room here to list all of those authors. But I have just started reading the " Donna Rose" murder mysteries by Norma Tadlock Johnson. The first book " Donna Rose and the Slgu War" started out to be so good that I couldn't put it down. " Donna Rose" being my age, was kind of a "grumpy old wo(man)" but I did start to love her character But then towards the end of the book I got the feeling this author was getting tired of writing this story and then just ruhed the ending to a close.
Another series of mysteries by Robin Hathaway, the Jo Banks series is the same way. Her first book " Scarecrow" started out so good but then the story ending seemed to be rushed, to me anyway.I am starting to read the next book in this series " satan's Pony" and I do hope the ending isn't going to be rushed. I love to read stories from my age group, written by authors my age. But some of these authors seem to rush the endings too much. Maybe, like me these authors feel the need to rush with the hopes that they will live long enough to finish the book!!!!!????????
(
Linda Cooper 2:02pm January 21, 2010)

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