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Vivian lives her life in the shadows, hunting down and killing vampires. But when a vampire saves her life, she finds him making an offer that's hard to refuse. Weighing her options, and her feelings, Vivian must decide if working with Everett is worth risking her life. Thrust into her decision by an ex-lover who tries to kill her, Vivian and Everett embark on a journey to save humanity. In the Shadows is created by Ann Brooks, an eGlobal Creative Publishing signed author.


Lillie Crawford is dying. Her mind slowly succumbing to the ruthlessness of Alzheimer's, Lillie's remaining time on Earth is predicted to be a slow and difficult journey.

But if you ask Norah, her mother's death could not come soon enough. Haunted by memories of the years of abuse she suffered at Lillie's hand, Norah left her mother and started a new life as soon as she was old enough. And twenty-one years later, even after that new life falls apart, the last thing Norah wants to do is go home and take care of the person she hates most in the world.

But with no other choices and no place left to go, Norah finds herself back in the town she tried so desperately to leave behind, a town full of the people she forced herself to forget. And in that desolate house her mother beat her in, taking care of a woman who cannot stand the sight of her, Norah is forced to reckon with her past as old friends and old nightmares come to visit.

As the seasons go by, Norah begins to lose herself in the storm that is her crumbling life. But as the waves crash over her, Norah begins to see that maybe there is something underneath, brought to the surface by the eddies of shame and sadness. Maybe there will be something left standing when the storm has passed. Something that looks a little like hope. The only question is whether Norah will stick around to see it.


Living with her mother in New York City, Elly appears to be a normal teenage girl. But, when her mother dies, her entire life is changed and Elly learns she is far from normal.


With nowhere else to go, Elly is forced to move to rural Georgia with her grandparents, whom she has never met. As Elly struggles with losing her mother, she meets Khalil; a boy whose reclusive, yet friendly, nature draws Elly in. They develop an instantaneous friendship, bonding over the loss of their parents.


But their friendship holds more than they realize...


When Elly's uncle arrives in town, suddenly Khalil disappears and strange things start to happen. Haunting nightmares have her gazing out into the thick, lush forest looking for mysterious glowing lights. Dark, hairy creatures start to emerge in the shadows. She starts asking questions that no one will answer. But when a girl at school threatens Elly's life, she discovers the world is filled with werewolves, vampires, and those that have been gifted abilities to hunt and kill them. Elly learns it's in her blood, as her abilities start to take form.


When she discovers that Khalil is a werewolf, Elly must decide if she is able to kill the boy she fell in love with.

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