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Paths & Portals

, || Book 2 in the Secret Coders series. In a secret underground classroom Hopper, Eni, and Josh discover that the campus was once home to the Bee School, an institute where teachers, students, and robots worked together to unravel the mysteries of coding.

The Family Plot

|| Dahlia Dutton's salvage company has recently acquired the deed to Augusta Winthrow's ancient family estate. But something in the Withrow mansion is angry and lost. This is its last chance to raise hell before the house is gone forever, and there’s still plenty of room in the strange little overgrown cemetery plot…

Raiders!

|| The official companion book to the documentary, Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made—the incredible true story of Eric Zala and Chris Strompolos and how they realized their impossible childhood dream of remaking Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Once Broken Faith

|| Book 10 in the October Daye series. The events Toby has unwittingly set in motion could change the balance of modern Faerie forever, and she has been ordered to appear before a historic convocation of monarchs, hosted by Queen Windermere in the Mists and overseen by the High King and Queen themselves.

Vassa in the Night

, || A modern retelling of the Russian folktale “Vassilissa the Beautiful”. In Vassa’s Brooklyn neighborhood, where she lives with her stepmother and bickering stepsisters, one might stumble onto magic, but stumbling out again could become an issue...

Death’s End: Cheng Xin

|| Book 3 in the Remembrance of Earth's Past series. Cheng Xin, an aerospace engineer from the early 21st century, awakens from hibernation 50 years after the Doomsday Battle. She brings with her knowledge of a long-forgotten program dating from the beginning of the Trisolar Crisis, and her very presence may upset the delicate balance between two worlds. Will humanity reach for the stars or die in its cradle?

Ghost Talkers (Deleted Scene)

|| A Deleted Scene from GHOST TALKERS detailing the creation of the Spirit Corps, a special Spiritualist force of the Allies in World War I that can pass instant information about troop movements to military intelligence.

Chapel of Ease

|| Book 4 in the Tufa series. When Matt Johanssen auditions for the off-Broadway musical "Chapel of Ease," he is instantly charmed by Ray Parrish, the show's writer and composer. Matt soon learns that Ray's people call themselves the Tufa, and that the musical is based on the history of his isolated home town. But there is one question in the show's script that Ray refuses to answer: what is buried in the ruins of the chapel of ease?

Of Sand and Malice Made

|| Prequel novella to the Song of Shattered Sands. Ceda has already made her name in the arena as the fearsome, undefeated White Wolf; none but her closest friends and allies know her true identity. But this all changes when she crosses the path of Rümayesh, an ehrekh, a sadistic creature forged long ago by the god of chaos.

High Stakes

|| The 23rd collaborative Wild Cards novel delves deeper into the world of aces, jokers, and the hard-boiled men and women of the Fort Freak police precinct in a pulpy, page-turning novel of superheroics and Lovecraftian horror!

Spiderlight

|| The great prophecy has foretold that a band of misfits, led by a high priestess, will defeat the Dark Lord Darvezian—armed with their wits, the blessing of the Light, and an artifact stolen from the merciless Spider Queen. Their journey will be long, hard and fraught with danger...

Death’s End: Yun Tianming

|| Book 3 in the Remembrance of Earth's Past series. Cheng Xin, an aerospace engineer from the early 21st century, awakens from hibernation 50 years after the Doomsday Battle. She brings with her knowledge of a long-forgotten program dating from the beginning of the Trisolar Crisis, and her very presence may upset the delicate balance between two worlds. Will humanity reach for the stars or die in its cradle?