Dare Quest - The Red Planet

      Brian Smith / Actions & Adventure
Dare Quest - The Red Planet

When Anthony dares Edward to capture a Martian the two brothers vanish from their home and find themselves on a spaceship that is hurtling towards Mars. Will they manage to escape from the spacecraft before it burns up in the Martian atmosphere? What perils await them on the mysterious Red Planet? Can YOU survive the Dare Quest challenge?“I'm not sure I understand. Witches and vampires don't associate with each other. I guess in a way we are terrified of each other. Vampires tend to hide their magic because even the weakest witch in a fight could completely incapacitate the strongest vampire. If we can lure them into our magic before they are able to cast they lose their magic either through death of becoming a vampire.”“No they don't, it just becomes foreign to them. I can sense the different kinds of magic, and have yet to find anyone who could hide their magic from me.”“Sam that's not possible. I can sense another vampire but a witch is difficult at best for me and the other creatures that have magic I can't sense at all.”“Maybe you can't but I can. You don't believe me take me out somewhere and let me prove it to you. The magic calls to me, it wants me. I can tell you are holding your magic hidden right now. You're one of the strongest vampires I've ever come across, even stronger than Mac or Chuck who were both born vampires.”“Sam you don't have any magic, there isn't a witch alive I can't sense, and you have no magic.”“I have no magic Chris? I'm a natural born witch. My oldest sister is the most powerful witch to lead White Rose coven in a thousand years and her strength in the elemental magic is as nothing compared to mine. You think you have blood magic? How do you think it is no vampire can hide from me? I can command the blood magic the same as the elemental magic. I am White Rose! I am White Lotus! I am magic!”Chris stepped back with a look of shock and fear both in his eyes as I drew in my magic and he felt the enormity of it all. I felt all the magic flowing through me and asked again if he loved me.“How much do you love me Chris? Which is more important to you, your life, or your magic? Is it me you love or the magic I command?”“I never asked for the magic, a magic that has marked me for the remainder of my life. A magic that is so much a part of the lives of those I care most about. If the cost of sharing in your love is the magic that I have, take it I never asked for it in the first place. I only ever wanted the woman that completes me as a man.”“For all my life I was thought to be a man, but at no time was that true. I've been hidden away for a special time, a time which is still not here. You see father of blood the daughter of elements cannot be revealed until the time is ripe for her unveiling.”Kathy and Nicole both came running in fear in their eyes that something had happened to their mother of choice.I fell in a heap on the floor no idea what happened. Chris was bent over me helping me try to stand a worried look on his face.
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    Dare Quest - Queen Cleopatra

      Brian Smith / Actions & Adventure
Dare Quest - Queen Cleopatra

When Princess Geetu dares Anthony and Edward to go on a boat journey with none other than Queen Cleopatra and Julius Caesar the three children are flung through space and time. They emerge near ancient Rome. Yet can they overcome the perils that face them and, most of all, can they overcome Death itself? Can YOU survive the Dare Quest challenge?Canadian super spies Agent Diamond and Charming Guy are back, this time to try to save New Year's Day. The evil genius Dr. Sinister has stolen the Psycho-Cab-O-Meter, a device for psychically summoning taxicabs, and has re-engineered it so the cabs will never come. It's up to Diamond, Guy, eccentric inventor Ardrich Tentgong and Vancouver detective Lt. Hui to infiltrate the New Year's Eve cocktail party where the device will be tested and put a stop to Dr. Sinister's nefarious plans. Will they be able to blend in with the regular guests? Will they be able to foil the plans of enemy agents? And most importantly of all, will Dr. Sinister's online 'Biology for Artists' course allow him to create giant telekinetic, telepathic jellyfish that will float about the city in bubbles of water, terrorizing the locals?
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    The Temple

      Brian Smith / Thrillers & Crime
The Temple

Sycko is a loser: he can never hold on to a job for more than a few weeks, he’s got no girlfriend, no one knows how he scraped through school and he’s just been fired again. But when his friend Judas, who realizes that Sycko has his final pay along in cash, takes him to a seedy bar that also runs a brothel upstairs, Sycko gets into a chance encounter with Jeremiah, Master of the Temple...Sycko is a loser: he can never hold on to a job for more than a few weeks, he’s got no girlfriend, no one knows how he scraped through school and he’s just been fired again. But when his friend Judas, who realizes that Sycko has his final pay along in cash, takes him to a seedy bar that also runs a brothel upstairs, Sycko gets into a chance encounter with Jeremiah, Master of the Temple. Master Jeremiah decides to take Sycko to his Temple where he has the chance to completely change his life. Little does Sycko know that lurking beneath the attractive surface of the Temple dark secrets are hidden. Suspenseful, sinister and dark humor capture the frightening reality of a young man descending into religious fanaticism.
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    Yet More Voices of Herefordshire

      Brian Smith / Actions & Adventure
Yet More Voices of Herefordshire

Herefordshire is famous for red-faced cattle, ancient castles and churches, cider, music, hops and poetry. It lies peacefully between the Welsh Black Mountains and the Malvern Hills, and has been largely undisturbed since the English Civil War. This third collection of serious and humorous short stories and poems commemorates Kate Jones - outstanding teacher of creative writing.Herefordshire is famous for red-faced cattle, ancient castles and churches, cider, music, hops, and poetry. Here the Black Prince learned his fighting skills against the unruly Welsh, but the quiet rural county lies now peacefully between the Radnorshire Black Mountains and the Malvern Hills, and has been largely undisturbed since the English Civil War. This recent collection of serious and humorous short stories and poems commemorates Kate Jones - an outstanding teacher of creative writing. It is the third book of Herefordshire Voices written by her close group of friends and pupils.
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    Dare Quest - Sherlock Holmes

      Brian Smith / Thrillers & Crime
Dare Quest - Sherlock Holmes

There is an evil man prowling the streets of London in 1892. He lures poor children with food and the promise of a better life. Where does he take the children? A terrible murder is committed. What is the dark secret behind it? It's a case for Sherlock Holmes. Then Edward and Anthony are called in on the case...There is an evil man prowling the streets of London in 1892. He lures poor children with food and the promise of a better life. Where does he take the children? A terrible murder is committed. What is the dark secret behind it? It's a case for Sherlock Holmes. Then Edward and Anthony are called in on the case. Who made the dare? And what is the connection between the murder and the missing children? Can YOU survive the Dare Quest challenge?
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    The Crystal Skull

      Brian Smith / Actions & Adventure
The Crystal Skull

When Edward and Anthony receive a letter sent long ago they are pulled into a dangerous world, the world of the cold war. Yet there is another power at work, a power that will bring them together again with an old friend. Can YOU survive the Dare Quest challenge?Year 200, Atlantic Federation Calendar. The surface of the Earth has been destroyed. Humanity now lives beneath the ocean. Life is peaceful in this artificial world, but questions are raised when an experimental submarine is attacked during a routine test mission. There are no leads. For the first time in generations, humanity will have to confront what may lurk above the surface.Curious about starting a new sci-fi series? The Color of Water and Sky Preview Collection contains chapters from various books in The Color of Water and Sky series. It is the perfect way to sample the series before committing to a purchase.
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    Dare Quest - Free the Slaves

      Brian Smith / Actions & Adventure
Dare Quest - Free the Slaves

When Princess Geetu dares Anthony and Edward to free a thousand slaves, the three children are hurled through space and time to appear in midst of a medieval battle. It is truly a dark age where a human life means nothing and when the evil Lord Rochefort captures the children all seems lost. Will they outwit and defeat their enemy?When Princess Geetu dares Anthony and Edward to free a thousand slaves, the three children are hurled through space and time to appear in midst of a medieval battle. It is truly a dark age where a human life means nothing and when the evil Lord Rochefort captures the children all seems lost. Will they outwit and defeat their enemy? Can YOU survive the Dare Quest challenge? Ideal for readers aged 7 - 13.
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    Dare Quest - The Chinese Pirate

      Brian Smith / Actions & Adventure
Dare Quest - The Chinese Pirate

A new and terrible danger awaits our heroes Edward and Anthony in this adventure. A Chinese girl has been kidnapped by a dragon. Can they overcome this peril before they have to fight pirates in the South China Sea? Can YOU survive the Dare Quest challenge?Ideal for readers aged 7 - 13.Katie has a secret and only her parents and her best friend, Tommy, know the truth: she can see dead people. Not just any dead people — the ghosts she sees are her ancestors. Everywhere she goes one of them trails alongside her, except one night of the year, on All Hallows' Eve, when all of her ancestors descend to visit her at once. This heart-warming short story of family and friendship is a young adult fantasy of 5000 words.
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    The Man from the Ice

      Brian Smith / Actions & Adventure
The Man from the Ice

When Edward belittles the holiday adventures of his classmate he is given a Dare to do the weirdest thing ever. Edward and his brother are flung to a distant icy land where a strange and terrifying mystery awaits them. Can they save a small outpost of civilization and, indeed, the entire world from ruin? Can YOU survive the Dare Quest challenge?"Mio petit languaje" es una obra de poesía íntima y libre, escrita en el idioma que ha querido ser escrita.Porque ni suena ni siente lo mismo una pasión en español o una picardía en francés o un taconeo en italiano. Chaque poésie existe dans sa propre forme, qui n'appartient qu'à elle. Un rythme. Un clin d'oeil. Une grimace. Son raras como las personas. Ognuna è un mondo diverso di storie e di fiabe, di gioia e paura, e poi tanti colori, anzi voci a colori! Es inmenso.Yo he querido dibujar estas poesías, con las palabras más justas. He abierto las formas, las mías.
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    Dare Quest - The End of the World

      Brian Smith / Fantasy
Dare Quest - The End of the World

Anthony and Edward are enjoying a trip to London with their parents. The many exciting things to see and do in the city keep the boys happy until one day THEY come. It is the End of the World. While humanity faces extinction, the boys are in a race against time. In their most dangerous quest ever they must find a way to defeat the most terrifying evil in the universe.Anthony and Edward are enjoying a trip to London with their parents. The many exciting things to see and do in the city keep the boys happy until one day THEY come. It is the End of the World. While humanity faces extinction, the boys are in a race against time. In their most dangerous quest ever they must find a way to defeat the most terrifying evil in the universe. Can YOU survive the Dare Quest challenge?
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    The End of America & the rest of the world

      Brian Smith / Science Fiction
The End of America & the rest of the world

IS THERE ANY WAY TO SURVIVE? Eight gripping apocalyptic short stories about the end of the world. As we all know from Hollywood films the end usually begins in America - the rest of the world is an afterthought. Aliens, doomsday bugs, ancient Greek Gods and even time travel are among the surprising ways that destroy planet Earth. The surprising twists and humour make each of the stories unique..IS THERE ANY WAY TO SURVIVE? Eight gripping apocalyptic short stories about the end of the world. As we all know from Hollywood films the end usually begins in America - the rest of the world is an afterthought. Aliens, doomsday bugs, ancient Greek Gods and even time travel are among the surprising ways that destroy planet Earth. The surprising twists and humour make each of the stories unique and fascinating to read. NEW, EXCITING, HORRIFYING TALES THAT WILL CAPTURE YOUR IMAGINATION
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