By Joe Nickell
An unique, complete, and science-based examine of miracle claims
Is the Shroud of Turin relatively the burial textile of Jesus, produced through a astounding burst of radiant power in the intervening time of Resurrection? What occurs at faith-healing providers to supply it sounds as if staggering therapies?
Steering among the dual pillars of trust and disbelief, skilled paranormal investigator Joe Nickell examines those claims and extra. counting on his forty-plus years of expertise in monitoring down the options to mysteries, Nickell makes use of on-site examinations, lab experiments, and different detective ways to discover the proof in the back of the main really good claims. He evaluates the facts in six significant different types of miracle claims: mind-blowing photographs (such as "weeping" icons); magical relics (like the Shroud of Turin and the Holy Grail); miracle healings (at Lourdes or by the hands of healers like Benny Hinn); visionary studies (including near-death experiences); saintly powers (such as stigmata); and "the devil's paintings" (such as demonic possession).
Conveying the experience of experience surrounding the research of any secret, this is often either unique interpreting and a entire, science-based learn of miracle claims.
By Suzanne Brockmann
Meet Shane Laughlin, the hero of bestselling writer Suzanne Brockmann’s new novel Born to Darkness, in a unique book brief tale approximately his ultimate project as an officer with SEAL crew Thirteen—the undertaking that strips him of his command, earns him a dishonorable discharge, and leaves him blacklisted and not likely to discover paintings within the darkly futuristic global of the mid-twenty-first century.
The project turns out uncomplicated sufficient: insert right into a risky, war-torn nation and take out a dangerous terrorist. yet from the instant that Shane injures his ankle in what must have been a regimen parachute touchdown, it’s transparent that Murphy’s Law—whatever can get it wrong, will pass wrong—is in impression. and likely sufficient, the location is going from undesirable to worse, till Shane faces what sounds like the final word no-win situation. In his quest to avoid wasting either an blameless girl and the SEALs below his command, he’s prepared to place himself in harm’s method, risking every thing he’s labored for—his occupation, or even his life.
Includes a preview of Suzanne Brockmann’s hotly expected novel of romantic suspense, Born to Darkness!
By Laura Bickle
"It's been months considering Petra Dee and her coyote sidekick Sig confronted off opposed to Temperance's resident alchemist, yet issues are faraway from quiet. while a web video of an important snake within the backcountry of Yellowstone is going viral, a chase for the legendary basilisk is on. Monster hunters swarm into the realm, and not one to go up the promise of discovery, Petra joins within the seek. one of the rookies is a snake cult on wheels--the biker gang Sisters of Serpens. not like a few, the Sisters don't desire to kill the basilisk--they are looking to worship it. yet issues get advanced whilst the basilisk develops a flavor for human flesh that opponents the Sisters' personal murderous talents. in the meantime, the alchemical tree of lifestyles is death, and the undead Hanged males of Temperance who rely on it understand the basilisk should be their final likelihood for survival. With time working out for everybody round her, Petra may be compelled to determine who survives and who she needs to go away at the back of during this action-packed sequel to darkish Alchemy." --
By Jools Sinclair
It’s Christmastime and the nights are faraway from silent for Abby Craig.
She is haunted through a imaginative and prescient in contrast to whatever she has ever skilled earlier than. As a church bell earrings out within the lonely evening, a tender lady is left demise in an alley, her blood staining the snow underneath her.
In her maximum problem ever, Abby quickly discovers that she’ll desire a Christmas miracle to alter the murderous process events.
The streets of Bend are pink with blood this vacation season and Abby Craig is the single person who can cease it. Or can she?
This myth-shattering ebook explains the proof for the veracity of psychic phenomena, uniting the lessons of mystics, the theories of quantum physics, and the newest in high-tech experiments. With painstaking learn and deft, attractive prose, Radin dispels the incorrect information and superstition that experience clouded the knowledge of scientists and laypeople alike bearing on a number of attention-grabbing oddities. Psychokinesis, distant viewing, prayer, jinxes, and more--all are actual, all were scientifically confirmed, and the facts is during this book.
Radin attracts from his personal paintings at Princeton, Stanford learn Institute, and Fortune 500 businesses, in addition to his study for the U.S. govt, to illustrate the astounding volume to which the reality of psi has already been tacitly stated and exploited. The wide awake Universe additionally sifts the knowledge for tantalizing tricks of the way brain and subject are associated. eventually, Radin takes a daring glance forward, to the inevitable social, financial, educational, and non secular outcomes of the mass recognition that brain and subject can effect one another with no need actual contact.
By Lindsay Buroker
Colonel Ridge Zirkander isn’t the version of army professionalism—he tends to claim precisely what’s on his brain, and his list has sufficient demerits to wallpaper the hull of an airship—but because the most sensible fighter pilot within the Iskandian military, he’s used to a bit leniency from his superiors. till he punches the inaccurate diplomat within the nostril and reveals himself issued new orders: take command of a distant criminal mine within the inhospitable Ice Blades Mountains. Ridge hasn't ever been in command of whatever better than a flier squadron—what’s he imagined to do with a frozen castle jam-packed with murderers and rapists? let alone the unusual lady who indicates up correct prior to he arrives…
Sardelle Terushan wakes from 300 years in a mage stasis take care of, purely to achieve that she is the final of the Referatu, the sorcerers who as soon as helped shield Iskandia from conquerors. Their subterranean mountain neighborhood was once blown up in a treacherous sneak assault by way of squaddies who feared their strength. every person Sardelle ever knew is lifeless, and the sentient soulblade she has been bonded to because her early life is buried within the middle of the mountain. extra, what continues to be of her domestic has been infested by means of bloodthirsty miners commanded via the descendants of the very infantrymen who destroyed her people.
Sardelle wishes aid to arrive her soulblade—her simply hyperlink to her earlier and her final pal on this planet. Her in basic terms desire is to faux she’s one of many prisoners whereas attempting to achieve the commander’s belief. yet mendacity isn’t her area of expertise, in particular while the area has replaced rather a lot within the intervening centuries, and if Colonel Zirkander figures out who she actually is, he’ll be duty-bound to condemn her to the single applicable punishment for sorcerers: death.
The Dragon Blood sequence examining order:
Book 1: Balanced at the Blade's aspect
Book 2: Deathmaker
Book three: Blood Charged
Book four: styles within the Dark
Book five: The Blade's Memory
Book 5.5 below the Ice Blades (coming soon)
Book 6: Raptor (October twenty seventh)
By Gilly Pickup
Spooky, ugly, bizarre yet precise issues approximately one of many world's maximum towns come alive within the A-Z of Curious London. observe London's tiniest residence, a 4,000-year-old mouse made up of Nile clay, and feature a snigger at issues humans depart on London's shipping (including fake enamel, a human cranium and a park bend - convinced, really). Why did a dentist continue his useless spouse on view in a store window? the place did a shopkeeper homicide a hundred and fifty buyers? Which Queen confirmed her bosom to an envoy? Why used to be a guy arrested for donning a best hat? within the urban right, why is not any thoroughfare known as a street? To sum up, eccentri, legends, folklore, murders, scandals, ghosts, amazing characters and oodles of wow issue, it is all right here.
By Dakota Cassidy
A purrr-fectly scintillating new novel from the nationwide bestselling writer of Accidentally Demonic.
Katie Woods by no means concept she'd be 41, divorced, and push back into the relationship global. to begin clean, Katie uproots her veterinary perform to upstate New York-not precisely the most well-liked courting scene in the world. but if an subconscious cougar appears to be like at her medical institution, Katie's newly unmarried lifestyles will get a far wanted jolt of the supernatural style.
After Katie examines the cougar and leaves him caged in a single day, she's stunned to discover an important strapping specimen of younger, scorching guy as an alternative. And whilst the scratch she received through the examination leads to a few unnatural uncomfortable side effects, Katie has extra to accommodate then her animal appeal to a far more youthful guy-she has to determine tips to cease herself from turning into a cougar of the four-legged sort.
By Heather Killough-Walden
"The Vampire King through Heather Killough-Walden is riveting. may well wanna control this author." - united states Today
It used to be speedy for Roman. In 3 thousand years, he’d by no means misplaced keep watch over of his feelings, or his middle. however the second he laid eyes on Evelynne Farrow, he knew she used to be the girl who haunted his goals. And every little thing replaced.
Evie Farrow has continually enjoyed an outstanding vampire romance. in reality, she makes a dwelling writing them. whereas sitting in a espresso store and dealing on her subsequent mega-hot e-book, Evie is approached via a tall, darkish, and good-looking guy who might have been pulled at once from one in all her novels.
Unbeknownst to her, Roman D’Angelo is precisely what he seems to be – a vampire, and never simply any vampire, however the king of vampires.
Unfortunately, whereas Roman is either historical and invulnerable, Evie is flesh and blood. simply as Roman comes to a decision that he and Evie have a date with future, for purposes in their personal, an historical god and a homicidal vampire take an both powerful curiosity in her.
Can Roman struggle off the excellent forces that will have Evie as their very own lengthy sufficient to win her middle, or will future betray him and smash every little thing he has ever dreamed of?
“Lalura had instructed him approximately her imaginative and prescient. 13 kings on a chess board – and 13 queens….”
((The Kings is a huge undesirable Wolf derivative sequence, and whereas it introduces new, fascinating characters to the large undesirable international, it additionally re-introduces the massive undesirable Wolf characters you've got grown to understand and love. Enjoy!))
By Dan Poblocki
Timothy July has a mystery. And it truly is giving him nightmares.
Abigail Tremens has an issue. Her nightmares are haunting her . . . whereas she is unsleeping.
When they workforce up for a faculty undertaking, they do not notice that Abigail's previous and Timothy's current are making them the objective of a negative curse. A curse that turns their worst fears to truth.
But their fears are only the start. The curse stems from an odd artifact that profits power through devouring a human soul. And it must feed again.
Dan Poblocki has honed his storytelling abilities, as each web page is stuffed with chills and thrills during this, his fast paced moment novel. The Nightmarys may have his readers mesmerized till the final web page . . . after which napping with the lighting fixtures on.