The evil druid, Sardius, has broken the truce between druids and elves and stolen a Bloodstone, which will give him enormous power. The elf Vortagellan has escaped Sardius's attack on his village. With the free humans, Lillian and her Silver Birch warriors, he sets off to warn the High King of the elves and retrieve the Bloodstone. [back cover].
Author: Andrew Wright
Publisher: Blake Education
Category: English language
An intriguing new Brother Athelstan historical mystery - December, 1380. When the corpse of Sir Robert Kilverby is discovered in a locked room, Brother Athelstan accompanies the King’s coroner to investigate. For Sir Robert had in his possession a priceless relic, a sacred bloodstone, which has now disappeared. Did Sir Robert die of natural causes or was he murdered? Athelstan is sceptical of rumours of a curse hanging over Sir Robert, but when it is discovered that a second old soldier has been gruesomely slaim on the same night, the rumours no longer seem so far-fetched.
Author: Paul Doherty
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
Kane. The Mystic Swordsman becomes the living link with the awesome power of a vanished superrace. In the dark swamp where toadmen croak and cower, slumbers a secret relic of the days when creatures from the stars ruled the Earth. In the booty captured in a savage raid, Kane discovers a ring, a bloodstone, which is key to the power that lies buried, inactive but not dead, within the forest. Now Kane, whose bloody sword has slashed and killed for the glory of other rulers, can scheme to rule the Earth - himself!
Author: Karl Edward Wagner
Publisher: Hachette UK
One diamond – a world of spies, death and deception. In Venice, the diamond promises wealth and prestige to greedy Bernardo Pagliarin. At the court of the Great Moghul in Agra, it holds the key to the throne itself. For Filippo and his family, the stone is worth far more. It could bring their father back from the dead. From the bustling markets of seventeenth-century Venice to the majestic palaces of Hindustan, acclaimed author Jamila Gavin takes the reader on an unforgettable quest across desert, sea and mountains.
Author: Jamila Gavin
Publisher: Random House
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Ken Eulo
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books ; Markham, Ont. : Distributed in Canada by PaperJacks
“My home is nowhere, as is yours,” the old Cajun woman said. “Bloodstone is a place to forget.” “Forget? Never,” Vanessa said. “We came from Bloodstone. We will return to it. Why prevent me from going where happiness waits for me?” “You do not belong at Bloodstone. It is dead, and if you return you too will be dead....” A crumbling castle, a haunted village--and a love that would fulfill her destiny. But first, she must overcome...The Curse of Bloodstone! A riveting tale of gothic romantic suspense and the supernatural.
A Gothic Tale of Terror
Author: V. J. Banis
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
After a colleague dies, Lomax get roped into a deadly search for missing gems Four gunmen storm a jewelry store in downtown Denver, wounding a guard and killing a child. They leave with $2.1 million in gems and one hostage: the store manager, who turns out to be in on the job. Most of the gang winds up dead, but the manager lands in jail. Two decades later, he’s up for release, the gems are still missing, and a whole lot of dangerous men will be watching to see if he knows where they’re hidden. Private investigator Jacob Lomax is one of them. Lloyd Fontaine, an acquaintance who worked the case back in the 1960s, tells him the manager knows where the gems are stashed—a theory Lomax doesn’t buy until Fontaine gets killed for his suspicions. Lomax didn’t like the man, but he will do what it takes to avenge his colleague—and he doesn’t mind if he finds a few gems along the way.
Author: Michael Allegretto
Publisher: Open Road Media
'Are you afraid of the dark?' asked the spectre. 'You should be. Everyone would be afraid if they knew what lived there.' Life has changed dramatically for India Bentley since discovering Ironheart a year ago. Instead of scraping out a living in London, she's been travelling the world, learning to tech-hunt and doing her best to stay out of trouble. Unfortunately, trouble has a habit of finding her. Falsely accused of an assassination attempt, India is on the run with her mentor, Verity Brown, and scientist Professor Moon: a man obsessed with finding an ancient artefact known as the Bloodstone, the key to a source of unlimited energy, which he believes can be found in the lost city of Atlantis. Pursued by the ghosts of her past, India must be prepared to risk everything to save her friends . . . and the world.
Author: Allan Boroughs
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Author: William Jordan
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Forensic Special Investigator Amy Elizabeth Fletcher of the Metropolitan Police joined forces with Detective Inspector Thomas Dundas between 1898 and 1901 to solve seven of the most baffling and bizarre crimes ever committed in London and East Anglia. Fletcher began her career at Scotland Yard at the beginning of a revolution in scientific criminal detection. Fingerprinting and photography were coming into use as were chemical tests and microscopy, giving investigators new and potent tools with which to bring criminals to justice. Join her as she pursues murderers and their fellow malefactors from the highest born to the lowest. Why did the Duke of Umbrage spend fifteen years digging an underground labyrinth? Go with her as she uncovers the truth behind the Duke of Crotchworth's "split personality." Discover how a leading London newspaper reporter sparked public fear and outrage at an attack of zombies. Find out the secret of Aphrodite for Her Complexion.
Victorian Tales of Murder
Author: Ethard Wendel Van Stee
The saga continues with more adventures and excitement as the sisters set out on new adventures to fulfill.
Author: Buck J. Wesley,J. . WESLEY BUCK