Just when Skip O'Rourke thinks he's finally free of his con-artist family, they drag him back to Long Island for one last scam ... but nothing about this con is what it seems--
The highly anticipated third volume of the paranormal detective series perfect for readers who enjoy Doctor Who, Supernatural, Grimm...and of course, Sherlock Holmes stories, and who are ready to say up into the wee hours. Jenny Cavanaugh, the ghostly landlord of 926 Augur Lane, has enlisted the services of her detective-agency tenants to solve a decade-old murder--her own. Abigail Rook and her eccentric employer, R. F. Jackaby, dive into the cold case, starting with a search for Jenny's fiancé, who went missing the night she died. But when a new, gruesome murder closely mirrors the events of ten years prior, Abigail and Jackaby realize that Jenny's case isn't so cold after all, and her killer may be far more dangerous than they suspected. Fantasy and folklore mix with mad science as Abigail's race to unravel the mystery leads her across the cold cobblestones of nineteenth-century New England, down to the mythical underworld, and deep into her colleagues' grim histories to battle the most deadly foe she has ever faced --
Three friends find themselves plunged into a world of quantum physics, a rare disease that only affects identical twins, and a mysterious fact about a real-life global catastrophe--
In a high-stakes sequel, reluctant necromancer Luke Manchett must call upon the most wicked and eerie ghosts of his dispelled Host to save two innocent souls.
Half-Navajo, half-white sisters Tess and Gaby are separated when Gaby drops out of college to join the army. Now as Gaby is deployed to Iraq, she asks Tess to care for Blue, the spirited horse that Tess dislikes. Tess struggles with her identity and with missing her sister, and she decides to spend the summer with her grandmother at sheep camp where tragedy strikes.
A darkly funny and spectacularly original exploration of friendship, goodbyes--and spontaneous combustion.
DC Comics and IDW team up for the crossover event of the decade! Two of the most iconic entertainment icons meet for the first time in a tale that readers never imagined they would see. In Gotham City, a series of deadly raids leads Batman to believe he is up against a group of highly trained ninjas. As it turns out, the Foot Clan is on the loose. Somehow, they've crossed over to another dimension and are determined to take advantage of the situation while looking to get back home. But they haven't come alone: Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo are on their trail. Get ready for excitement as an assortment of characters from both worlds clash and team up in an epic battle that threatens the very fabric of reality!--
Joss Byrd, Americas most sought-after young actress, navigates the personal pressures of working on a new film and staying true to herself.
A teen girl suffers from progeria, a rare disease that causes her to age rapidly. This is the story of three unlikely friends learning to live life to its fullest before ultimately letting it go--
After a series of missions-some successful, others less so, and most nearly getting everyone killed-the Guardians of the Galaxy are at a breaking point when they crash-land on a strange planet. With no way to repair their ship, the frustrated Guardians go their separate ways, quickly discovering that the planet's inhabitants have never progressed past a medieval stage of development. Quill finds himself a favored member of a powerful duke's court (as well as a favorite of the duke's daughter), and life seems just fine under the circumstances . . . until the duchy comes under attack. When Quill reckons that their foe may be what's keeping the planet's civilization from advancing, he realizes that defeating it-with the Guardians' help-may be their only hope for getting off of that world...if he can find his friends in time.
In 1920s Minnesota, life is hard for nineteen-year-old Owen Jensen and his family after their father dies but gets considerably worse when Owen becomes involved in the deaths of a sheriff and deputy.
While seeking her sister Kelsey's killer, Ava Hale uncovers secrets that cause her whole life to unravel, because if she did not even know her sister, then who can she trust?
On the barren plains of Below, a teenage boy named Hokk lives in isolation amid the remnants of Earth's modern age. On the floating islands in the skies of Above, Elia and her family are enslaved in endless drudgery until a natural disaster sends Elia plummeting to Below, where she meets Hokk and together they face airborne and terrestrial dangers and discover a powerful secret--
The stories that catapulted Batman to legendary status are collected here in this new graphic novel series. These original stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-45, BATMAN #1-3 and NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR COMICS #1 include the origin of the Dark Knight, as well as the debuts of Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Professor Hugo Strange, the Joker, Catwoman and more! BATMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE VOL. 1 features the work of such luminaries as Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Gardner Fox and Jerry Robinson!--
Sixteen-year-old Nina continues her fight to save her sister and, ultimately, humanity, by joining forces with rogue exorcists.
In the final book of the Whidbey Island saga, events build to an astonishing climax as secrets are revealed, hearts are broken, and lives are changed forever--
Now a Fives Challenger, Jes travels the countryside to compete against adversaries of similar skill levels, using the opportunity to search for her missing twin sister, Bettany, only to be thrown into the center of the war that Lord Kalliarkos--the boy she still loves--is fighting against their country's enemies--
Winter Kim and her sister, Rose, survived growing up in a Korean orphanage and being trafficked into the United States. But they've escaped the past and started over in a new place where no one knows who they used to be. Now they work as digital stunt girls for Rose's ex-boyfriend, Gideon, engaging in dangerous and enticing activities while recording their neural impulses for his Vicarious Sensory Experiences, or ViSEs. Whether it's bungee jumping, shark diving, or grinding up against celebrities in the city's hottest dance clubs, Gideon can make it happen for you--for a price. When Rose disappears and a ViSE recording of her murder is delivered to Gideon, Winter is devastated. She won't rest until she finds her sister's killer. But when the clues she uncovers conflict with the digital recordings her sister made, Winter isn't sure what to believe. To find out what happened to Rose, she'll have to untangle what's real from what only seems real, risking her own life in the process.--Jacket flap.
Xander hopes to get through what he hopes is a great summer, and then start college with a clean slate; however, his graduation day from high school brings terror, and he runs away.
Seventeen-year-old Beth Anne Reimer, renamed Bex Andrews, is ready to start a new life in foster care. There, she won't be known as a serial killer's daughter. Though her father was never tried for the murders attributed to The Wife Collector, he disappeared after questioning. The police want to use Bex to lure in her father. But is she baiting a serial killer or endangering an innocent man?--
My name is Lucie Blaise. I have many aliases, but I am none of the girls you see. What I am is the newest recruit of Covert Ops. And we are here to take down Hitler. After the Nazis killed my brother on the North African front, I volunteered at the Office of Strategic Services in Washington to do my part for the war effort. Only instead of a desk job at the OSS, I was tapped to join the Clandestine Operations--a secret espionage and sabotage organization of girls. Six months ago, I was deployed to German-occupied France to gather intelligence and eliminate Nazi targets. My current mission: Track down and interrogate a Nazi traitor about a weapon that threatens to wipe out all of Western Europe. Then find and dismantle the weapon before Hitler detonates it. But the deeper I investigate, the more danger I'm in. Because the fate of the free world hangs in the balance, and trusting the wrong person could cause millions of lives to be lost. Including my own.
The treaty between Earth and Leihr has awakened and ancient force, threatening to destroy everything and it is up to Aelyx and Cara to unite their people before both their worlds are obliterated. -- Publisher annotation.
...After a group trip to Europe, a Japanese artist stops in Paris alone, intent on visiting the museums of the capital. But, bedridden in his hotel room with fever, he faces the absolute solitude of one suffering in a foreign land, deprived of any immediate or familiar recourse. When the fever breaks somewhat, he sets out on his visit and promptly gets lost in the crowded halls of the Louvre. Very soon, he discovers many unsuspected facets to this world in a museum in a journey oscillating between feverish hallucinations and reality, actually able to speak with famous painters from various periods of history, led to crossroads between human and personal history by...the Guardians of the Louvre--Cover.
Who founded China? Are Chinese people religious? What is Chinese culture and how has it changed over time? The accessible and fun Understanding China Through Comics series answers those questions and more. For all ages, Foundations of Chinese Civilization covers China's early history in comic form, introducing philosophies like Confucianism and Daoism, the story of the Silk Road, famous emperors like Han Wudi, and the process of China's unification. Includes a handy timeline. This is volume one of the Understanding China Through Comics series. Jing Liu is a Beijing native now living in Davis, California. A successful designer and entrepreneur who helped brands tell their stories, Jing currently uses his artistry to tell the story of China.
Travis Hawk runs away from his father and a Seattle homeless shelter to travel across the country, experiencing some bad situations and meeting some good people along his journey of survival and risk.