Bound by the Fang
Author: Kellan Larkin
Omega Rian doesn’t want to get married—not to an Alpha, anyway. Everyone knows they have... strange desires, and Rian’s scared. But the Black River Pack is besieged on all sides by enemies, and the Council wants him to get married... now. When he’s paired with Taryn, his life will be changed forever. Taryn doesn’t want to get saddled with an Omega when he’s too busy trying out for the Alpha Guard, the pack’s prestigious warriors. It’s been his dream to follow in his father’s footsteps ever since he was small. But it’s not up to him, and he’s paired with Rian. When Taryn fails his Guard tryouts and Rian learns he’s infertile, it seems like life is just getting worse for the brash Alpha and his unwilling Omega. The pair has to learn to work together to get through it all—and will Rian ever learn about his own desires? Bound by the Fang is a m/m gay shifter mpreg novella with a HEA. No cheating, no cliffhangers. Each book in the Black River Pack series focuses on a different couple while expanding the overarching plot. They can be enjoyed alone, but it is recommended to read the series in order.
Author: Patricia Briggs
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In her bestselling Alpha and Omega series, Patricia Briggs "spins tales of werewolves, coyote shifters, and magic and, my, does she do it well" (USA Today Online). Now mated werewolves Charles Cornick and Anna Latham face a threat like no other--one that lurks too close to home... They are the wild and the broken. The werewolves too damaged to live safely among their own kind. For their own good, they have been exiled to the outskirts of Aspen Creek, Montana. Close enough to the Marrok's pack to have its support; far enough away to not cause any harm. With their Alpha out of the country, Charles and Anna are on call when an SOS comes in from the fae mate of one such wildling. Heading into the mountainous wilderness, they interrupt the abduction of the wolf--but can't stop blood from being shed. Now Charles and Anna must use their skills--his as enforcer, hers as peacemaker--to track down the attackers, reopening a painful chapter in the past that springs from the darkest magic of the witchborn...
The sequel to the cult classic The Illuminatus! Trilogy, this is an epic fantasy that offers a twisted look at our modern-day world--a reality that exists in another dimension of time and space that may be closer than we think.
Author: Casper Graham
[Siren LoveXtreme Forever Manlove: Erotic Alternative Contemporary Fantasy Menage Paranormal Romance, M/M/M/M/M, HEA] The three hellhounds, Everett Parrish, Edward Parrish, and Ellis Parrish, and the grim reaper, Silas Gibson, are banished from hell after committing one the biggest infractions of the underworld. They may return when they manage to impregnate a man. It's an impossible condition. No known magic can create such a miracle. Quentin Ryland, a witch from an ancient lineage with his own secret, enters their lives. Every full moon, his male sex organs are replaced by a female sex organs, including a womb. It's a lesson from Luna, the moon goddess, for the cruelty committed by one of Quentin's ancestors. He needs to fulfill three conditions to complete the lesson. Everett, Edward, Ellis, and Silas come up with the perfect solution for everyone in the form of an eternal mating. Unfortunately, someone isn't pleased with their mating, abducting Quentin before he can be impregnated. Can they find their way back to one another and get their forever happily ever after? Note: This book contains double and triple penetration. ** A Siren Erotic Romance
Soul Mate for Sale
Author: Kian Rhodes
TrevorIn most packs, an Omega, even one who couldn't breed, was treasured and would be revered and protected; not cast aside, but our pack was not like most packs, and I was not like most Omegas. I was human, so I understood why I was being sent to the auction. I didn't like it, but I understood it. Even if there had been affection for me, even if they had been willing to keep me as a pet (neither of these was the case, but an Omega could dream), Cal couldn't afford not to sell me.ClintOmegas were hard to come by worldwide. While I would have preferred to mate for love, it didn't seem that it was in the cards for me. I had taken over as pack Alpha five years earlier, and it was high time that I started adding to the pack population. Granted my pack is run less rigidly than some; the Betas in my pack are not just allowed to breed but actively encouraged to. Unfortunately, only a small number of Beta females are fertile enough to get pregnant, and I'll be damned if I am going to hump my way through the pack until I find the ones who are. Which brought me full circle to why I was standing in line to pick up the bidding paddle at the auction house.Less, even, than a marriage of convenience, purchasing an Omega at the auction was more of a long-term service contract; a means to an end, so what was an Alpha to do when he found his soul mate on the auction block?
Words have power. Whenever we speak something either good or bad, we give life to what we are saying. In his bestselling book, I Declare, Pastor Joel Osteen reveals 31 declarations that can bring God's favor and blessing to the reader's life in a greater way. Now, Joel Osteen offers a practical tool that will help ensure that what you say about yourself and others are positive, inspiring, and encouraging. In using this personal application guide, you will be encouraged to declare God's Word over your life each day through insightful reflection and a relevant scripture verse-all of this with space in which to record your own thoughts and revelations. This lively guide offers all of this and more, with the expectation that God will use it to help you see His favor and blessings in a greater way. So if you want to know what life will be like five years from now, take this faithful companion in hand, and begin the next 31 days with the only One who has the power to bless the future.
Author: Pema Chodron
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
We live in difficult times. Life sometimes seems like a roiling and turbulent river threatening to drown us and destroy the world. Why, then, shouldn’t we cling to the certainty of the shore—to our familiar patterns and habits? Because, Pema Chödrön teaches, that kind of fear-based clinging keeps us from the infinitely more satisfying experience of being fully alive. The teachings she presents here—known as the "Three Commitments"—provide a wealth of wisdom for learning to step right into the river: to be completely, fearlessly present even in the hardest times, the most difficult situations. When we learn to let go of our protective patterns and do that, we begin to see not only how much better it feels to live that way, but, as a wonderful side effect, we find that we begin to naturally and effectively reach out to others in care and support.
Author: Leta Blake
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
A lustful young alpha meets his match in an older omega with a past. Professor Vale Aman has crafted a good life for himself. An unbonded omega in his mid-thirties, he's long since given up hope that he'll meet a compatible alpha, let alone his destined mate. He's fulfilled by his career, his poetry, his cat, and his friends. When Jason Sabel, a much younger alpha, imprints on Vale in a shocking and public way, longings are ignited that can't be ignored. Fighting their strong sexual urges, Jason and Vale must agree to contract with each other before they can consummate their passion. But for Vale, being with Jason means giving up his independence and placing his future in the hands of an untested alpha--as well as facing the scars of his own tumultuous past. He isn't sure it's worth it. But Jason isn't giving up his destined mate without a fight. This is a stand alone gay romance novel, 118,000 words, with a strong HFN ending, as well as a well-crafted, non-shifter omegaverse, with alphas, betas, omegas, male pregnancy, heat, and knotting. Content warning for pregnancy loss and aftermath.
Financial Analytics with R
Author: Mark J. Bennett, Dirk L. Hugen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Financial Analytics with R sharpens readers' skills in time-series, forecasting, portfolio selection, covariance clustering, prediction, and derivative securities.
A guide to the "Black Dagger Brotherhood" series offers profiles of its members, includes a teaser of the upcoming novel in the "Lover Avenged" series, and features a short story about Zsadist and Bella.
Author: Philip C. Plait
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Advance praise for Philip Plait s Bad Astronomy "Bad Astronomy is just plain good! Philip Plait clears up every misconception on astronomy and space you never knew you suffered from." --Stephen Maran, Author of Astronomy for Dummies and editor of The Astronomy and Astrophysics Encyclopedia "Thank the cosmos for the bundle of star stuff named Philip Plait, who is the world s leading consumer advocate for quality science in space and on Earth. This important contribution to science will rest firmly on my reference library shelf, ready for easy access the next time an astrologer calls." --Dr. Michael Shermer, Publisher of Skeptic magazine, monthly columnist for Scientific American, and author of The Borderlands of Science "Philip Plait has given us a readable, erudite, informative, useful, and entertaining book. Bad Astronomy is Good Science. Very good science..." --James "The Amazing" Randi, President, James Randi Educational Foundation, and author of An Encyclopedia of Claims, Frauds, and Hoaxes of the Occult and Supernatural "Bad Astronomy is a fun read. Plait is wonderfully witty and educational as he debunks the myths, legends, and 'conspiracies that abound in our society. 'The Truth Is Out There' and it's in this book. I loved it!" --Mike Mullane, Space Shuttle astronaut and author of Do Your Ears Pop in Space?
Author: Lori L. Stephens
Publisher: Author House
At age 14, Lori Stephens was thrown out into the streets by her mother. This was the beginning of a life no one deserves to endure, ever. Through her struggle to stay alive, in a world she barely understood. Lori survived the next 30 years of drug and alcohol addiction, homelessness, rape, domestic violence, assault, conflict with the Law and jail. See how she was forced to resort to physical violence to stay alive. How she escaped with the courage and the will to stay alive, out of the toughest trap from which one might ever have to escape. And her heroism to help others do the same, are all described profoundly in this book, and can only inspire and encourage every person in their daily lives.
The Bikers Baby
Author: Austin Bates
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
One baby. One week. One chance at love. Wealthy businessman Finn Walker is out of his element when his baby nephew is dumped on his doorstep. After single-handedly raising his kid sister, handsome alpha biker Slade knows a thing or two about babies. What he needs is a foot in the door on a big construction deal - one Finn can provide. Finn suggests an exchange: Slade gets a fair shot at a lucrative bid, and Finn takes Slade on as his baby coach. An intense week of baby boot camp begins... but with the two hot men in such close contact, the undeniable chemistry threatens to take over. Will they amend their original week-long exchange to include a very sexy clause? And what happens after their seven days are up? The Biker's Baby is a fun and sexy new 50,000-word gay mpreg romance tale from Austin Bates that will leave you breathless.
A feminist encyclopaedia focusing on mythology, anthropology, religion and sexuality. Discover where the legend of a cat's nine lives comes from, why mama is a word understood in nearly all languages and whether there really was a female Pope.