The man waits patiently in the woods. When the woman stops to pick him up, he suggests they go to the Bend, where the river widens and there's a soft, sandy beach. With the stars overhead and moonlight on the water, it's an ideal place for love. But there will be no love tonight. In the morning a naked body will be found at the Bend-a body missing more than its clothes. And the man will be waiting for someone else.
It's almost midnight. Cat's on the bed, facedown and naked. She's Sam's former girlfriend, the only woman he's ever loved. Sam's in the closet, with a hammer in one hand and a wooden stake in the other. Together they wait as the clock ticks down because...the vampire is coming.
When Cat first appeared at Sam's door he couldn't believe his eyes. He hadn't seen her in ten years, but he'd never forgotten her. Not for a second. But before this night is through. Sam will enter a nightmare of blood and fear that he'll never be able to forget - no matter how hard he tries.
The Boeing 747-400 rises through a beautiful Hong Kong sunset on its way to Los Angeles. But within minutes of take-off the plane is rocked by a mystery explosion just outside the cockpit, which leaves one pilot dead and the other totally blinded. While hundreds of passengers hold on for their lives, an amateur onboard team struggles desperately to manuever the huge machine to a safe landing. But soon they become aware that they are still being targeted...
They meet for one week every year, five young women, best friends since college, in search of fun and thrills. Each year they choose a different place for their reunion. This year it's Helen's choice, and she chose the Totem Pole Lodge. Bad choice.
The Totem Pole Lodge is a deserted resort hotel deep in the woods with a gory, shocking past. Helen has a macabre streak and she can't wait to tell her friends all about what happened at the lodge and why it's now abandoned. But Helen and the others are in for a nasty surprise.The resort isn't quite as deserted as they think. And not all the gruesome events at the Totem Pole Lodge are in its past. The worst are still to come...
Lapped by the gentle waters of Locust Lake, the resort town of Tranquility, Maine, seems like the perfect spot for Dr. Claire Elliot to shelter her adolescent son Noah, from the distractions of the big city and the lingering memory of his father's death.
But with the first snap of winter comes shocking news that puts her practice on the line: a teenage boy under her care has committed an appalling act of violence. And as Claire and all of Tranquility soon discover, it is just start of a chain of lethal outbursts among the town's teenagers.
Neal has been carrying a gun in his car lately-just to be safe. And it looks like it's a good thing he has. When he spots a woman tied naked to a tree and a man ready to kill her, he has no choice but to shoot the attacker. As a reward, the woman gives Neal something unimaginable.
Neal's reward is a bracelet. A very special bracelet. It enables it's wearer to step inside other people, to see through their eyes, to feel whatever they feel. To take "body rides." But Neal has a big problem. The man he shot isn't dead. And he wants revenge. First he's going to finish what he started with the woman. Then he's going after Neal...
The first body is of a young woman, found on a Minneapolis riverbank, her throat cut, her body scourged and put on display. Whoever did this, Lucas Davenport knows, is pushed by brain chemistry. There is something wrong with him. This isn't a bad love affair.
The second body is found three weeks later, in a farmhouse six miles south. Same condition, same display-except this time it is a man. Nothing to link the two victims, nothing to indicate that the killings end here.
Awakened by an early-morning phone call, Donna found out that her ex-husband, Roy, has been released from prison. She immediately drags her twelve-year-old daughter out of bed and together they hit the road-fast. The last thing she wants is for Roy to get his hands on them again. But in fleeing one danger, Donna and her daughter are unknowingly heading straight toward another.They're heading toward Beast House.
Behind the cellar door, down the creaky steps, waits a creature of pure evil. At night, when the house is dark and all is quiet...the beast comes out.
Sherry's getting nervous. When Duane left for the 24-hour Speed-D-Mart, he said he'd be back in ten minutes. But that was twenty minutes ago, and that store isn't someplace you'd generally want to go at this time of night. Then Sherry hears a noise from up the street. It could have been a car door slamming. Or a backfire. But it sounded like a gunshot.
Sherry tells herself she has nothing to worry about. Still, she puts on her clothes and heads out into the night. She's afraid of what she'll find, but she has no idea of what's really in store for her. If she did, she never would have left the safety of her home. And she never would have met a madman named Toby Bones...
They want what every young couple wants: a child of their own. But Paul and Joanna Breidbart are unable to conceive, and American agencies tell them they'll have to wait years to adopt. Then they hear that a baby girl is available in Wartorn Colombia...
An insurance evecutive, Paul knows all about risks. Yet all the statistics in the world can't prepare him for what happens next. Once in Colombia, he and Joanna receive the child of their dreams, and everything seems perfect. Until the afternoon they briefly leave their daughter alone with a new nanny. When they return, something is terribly different with the child. Suddenly Paul and Joanna's world becomes a dangerous, violent nightmare...one where Paul Breidbart must give up everything he has to save everyone he loves.
Blessed with a gift for the written word, Jason Hanford has everything he needs; a pen, stationary, and a prestamped envelope. His complaints yield complimentary meals and free hotel rooms. His correspondence with secret crushes makes fantasies come true. Letters to the editor spark citywide debates and inspire change. His letters are powerful, angry, heartfelt, sometimes obscene-and always persuasive.
Then one day, someone sends Jason a letter: THIS IS FOR YOU! It leads to an offer to write letters for a living. A whole new world is opening up for Jason.
"He should have asked a few more questions about the job."
Dennis is running for his life. He woke up in a small private hospital, after a minor car accident, to discover that one of his organs was missing. He's an involuntary transplant donor. He fled to a municipal hospital and learned that this was the second organ to be harvested from him.
So he is running. Clearly someone, somewhere, needs his organs and knows his every move. The next time, he might lose his heart or lungs. He wouldn't wake up after that.
Dennis heads home to Boston to confront his adoptive father, who seems to have forged his name to a donor card. And the hunt is on: Dennis must find his harvester before the harvester finds him again.
Once upon a time, in the haunted city of Derry, four boys stood together and did a brave thing. It was something that changed them in ways they could never begin to understand.
Twenty-five years after saving a down's-syndrome boy from bullies, Beav, Henry, Pete, and Jonesy - now men with seperate lives and seperate problems - reunite in the woods of Maine for their annual hunting trip. But when a stranger stumbles into their camp, disoriented and mumbling something about lights in the sky, chaos erupts. Soon, the four friends are plunged into a horrifying struggle with a creature from another world where their only chance of survival is locked in their shared past-and in the Dreamcatcher.
Death is a fact of life at the Gillette Trauma Center, a prestigious Washington, D.C. facitity that gets more than its fair share of borderline cases. At some point the Drs. have all seen a recovering patient suddenly slip away as the result of a pulmonary embolus-a fatal blood clot that can form after serious injury. But lately it's been happening wiyh alarming frequency to patients of a certain Dr. Runyon. This is a very good medical thriller, a definate page-turner!!
Jody is pretty tough for a sixteen-year old girl. That's the only reason she's still alive - for now. She was sleeping over at her friend Evelyn's house when a group of killers broke in and tried to slaughter everyone. She saw Evelyn spitted on a spear, but Jody managed to escape, along with Evelyn's little brother, Andy.
Simon was one of the killers that gruesome night. His friends have left it up to him to find the only living witnesses to their massacre. Or else they'll butcher his family next. But Simon has his own reasons for wanting to get his hands on Jody...
It's so exciting to start over. Deirdre Jones should know, since she's doing just that. The first step was getting out of the mental hospital in St. Louis. There were those who tried to stop her...so she had to make them understand: Deirdre gets whst she wants. And she wants her ex-husband, David, back. He's got a new wife and a little boy. He's forgotten what he and Deirdre once shared. But it will be easy enough to remind him now that she's moved in upstairs...
The story of Katherine's and Michael's love is a joyous one, filled with all the wonder of "the first time."
They meet on New Year's Eve and beome completely involved with each other.
It's an idyllic affair-until they're seperated that summer...
Katherine "faces an ancient dilemma: How can you love one person and still be attracted to another?...A convincing account of first love."
He was clinically dead after the accident-but was miraculously revived. Now Hatch Harrison and his wife, Lindsey, approach each day with a new appreciation of life...shadowed by his glimpse of death. Something has come back from the other side. A terrible presence that links Hatch's mind to a dangerous psychotic. A dark force of murderous rage that hides within us all.