Books by "Alex Kidwell" (8)

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Deserto di sangue

Serie Sanguis Noctis

Seguito di Luna di sangue 

Serie Sanguis Noctis, Libro 2

Quando Jed viene ingaggiato da David, suo vecchio contatto e qualche volta amico, per indagare su una serie di sparizioni al Cairo, coglie al volo l’occasione per mostrare un po’ di mondo al compagno, Redford Reed. Anche il ragazzo di David, Victor Rathbone, esperto del sovrannaturale e professore un po’ antiquato, si unisce al gruppo. Quel viaggio in Egitto, però, riserva molti più pericoli e misteri di quanto Jed si aspettasse. Quello che sembra un caso semplice si rivela tutt’altro: nature nascoste emergono alla luce, le relazioni si complicano e il controllo sugli istinti si assottiglia fino a spezzarsi. 

Nonostante sia stato proprio lui a chiedere aiuto, David nutre già dei sospetti su chi sia la mente dietro ai rapimenti, ma il suo atteggiamento e i continui scontri tra personalità forti rendono difficile arrivare alla soluzione del mistero. Mentre la relazione tra Jed e Redford diventa ancora più intima e profonda a ogni ostacolo che incontrano sul loro cammino, David e Victor lottano per non perdere la fiducia reciproca quando devono affrontare le loro differenze. Man mano che i quattro si avvicinano ai rapitori, David è costretto a fare i conti con qualcosa di più pericoloso dell’eminenza grigia che sta dietro ai rapimenti: se stesso.

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Luna di sangue

Serie Sanguis Noctis | Libro 1

Serie Sanguis Noctis, Libro 1

Jed Walker è un killer su commissione che deve svolgere un incarico apparentemente semplice: introdursi in un’abitazione per recuperare qualcosa. Il suo nuovo cliente non sta cercando soldi o oggetti. Vuole il timido e bellissimo Redford Reed, un uomo che in un solo giorno sconvolge il mondo di Jed, che non è proprio pronto a innamorarsi così repentinamente del suo obiettivo.

Redford Reed vive rinchiuso nella casa della nonna, è afflitto da una terribile maledizione e osserva il mondo scorrere fuori della sua casa, fino a quando non arriva Jed, inviato da un uomo che non si fermerà davanti a nulla pur di reclamare Redford come sua proprietà. La sua unica possibilità di salvezza è fare squadra con Jed ma, mentre la violenza cresce, così aumenta anche la tensione fra loro. Anche se hanno entrambi trovato qualcosa per cui vale la pena vivere, ci vorrà tutta l’abilità di Jed e ogni piccola goccia di coraggio di Redford per rimanere in vita.

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Lune de sang

Sanguis Noctis (Fran├žais) | Tome 1

Sanguis Noctis, tome 1

Jed Walker, mercenaire, ne pensait pas que ce boulot serait compliqué : il lui suffisait d'entrer, de récupérer ce que son client voulait et de repartir. Sauf que son nouveau client ne veut ni argent, ni objets de valeur. Il veut Redford Reed, un homme timide mais superbe, qui retourne tout l'univers de Jed en une journée. Et Jed n'est pas vraiment préparé à tomber si rapidement sous le charme de l'objet de sa dernière mission !

Redford Reed a vécu toute sa vie enfermé dans la maison de sa grand-mère, hanté par une terrible malédiction, à regarder le monde avancer autour de lui. Jusqu'à ce qu'un jour, Jed débarque, envoyé par un homme qui ne s'arrêtera à rien pour que Redford lui appartienne. S'associer à Jed est sa seule chance de survivre, mais au fur et à mesure que la violence empire, la tension monte entre eux. Et même s'ils ont enfin trouvé quelque chose qui pourrait donner sens à leurs vies, maintenant il va falloir tout le talent de Jed et tout le courage de Redford pour qu'ils puissent ne serait-ce que rester en vie.

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Bloodlines

Sanguis Noctis | Book Three

Sequel to Blood in the Sand
Sanguis Noctis: Book Three

Mercenary Jed Walker and his reclusive boyfriend, Redford Reed, are all set for a much-needed trip—nothing but sand, fish, sun, and drinks with those tiny umbrellas in them—when Victor Rathbone shows up with an acquaintance in tow.

Randall Lewis pleads for their help in finding a cure for his brother Anthony’s rare disease. Jed, Redford, and Victor join the Lewises as they set out to find the Gray Lady, legendary leader of the largest wolf pack in existence, who may be able to help. What they don’t expect is to find themselves caught up in her pack’s struggles with local human hunters or a growing conflict among the supernatural communities.

Jed is abruptly faced with what it means to be human in a world rife with the supernatural, and the challenges keep piling up: fear that his way of life is hurting his Redford, sparks flying between the half-blood Victor and wolf Randall, the impending threat of hunters, and the quickly approaching war that could kill them all. All things considered, Jed wishes fishing was the only thing he had to look forward to.

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August Adahy Mendez would rather be buried in the world of his detective novels or a good film noir movie than in real life. He’s overweight, undermotivated, and stuck in a dead-end job. As a Chincha, he’s part of a long line of chinchilla shifters, but the greatest accomplishment in his life so far has been moving an hour away from his close-knit herd. That all changes when August’s grandfather leaves him enough cash to pursue his dream: becoming a detective himself.

Sam Ewing is a bitter divorcé who enjoys watching football and being alone. It’s easier when his only interaction with people is when he collects rent from his office building tenants. Then August rents space from him to set up his new detective agency, and Sam is drawn to him despite his misgivings.

Sam soon finds himself involved with one of August’s cases, and the men join forces to catch their criminal. The greater challenges they face, however, are how August makes Sam want to give love a second try and how Sam makes August believe that real life might be even better than fiction.

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After the End

2013 Award Winners

After Quinn O’Malley loses his partner of ten years, Aaron, to cancer, he withdraws from everything. In a single tragic moment, he goes from an artist with a loving partner and a future to an uninspired comic book store owner who barely exists. He hides behind a shield of grief, refusing to let Aaron go. He feels guilty for even trying to imagine a life apart from what he’d had.

The charming party planner Quinn’s best friend insists he meet on a blind date isn’t someone he’s ready for. Brady Banner walks into Quinn’s small frozen world and turns everything upside down. For years, Quinn has focused on endings, but as Brady begins to thaw his existence, Quinn realizes that one moment can do more than stop a life—it can also start a new one.

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Blood in the Sand

Sanguis Noctis | Book Two

Sequel to Blood Howl
Sanguis Noctis: Book Two

When David, an old contact and sometimes friend, hires Jed Walker to look into a series of seemingly unrelated disappearances in Cairo, Jed jumps at the chance to show his partner, Redford Reed, more of the world he’s been missing. David’s boyfriend, supernatural expert and resident stuffy professor Victor Rathbone, joins them in their journey to Egypt, which holds many more dangers and mysteries than Jed ever expected. Hidden natures resurface, relationships collide, and instincts are stretched to their breaking point. What seems to be a simple case turns out to be anything but.

David may have called for help, but he has his own suspicions about who’s behind the kidnappings—suspicions that, along with clashing personalities, make getting to the bottom of the mystery difficult. While Jed and Redford grow more intimate and trusting with each new obstacle in their path, David and Victor struggle not to lose their trust in each other in the face of their differences. As the four close in on the kidnappers, David is forced to face the one thing more dangerous than the mastermind behind the disappearances: himself.

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Blood Howl

Sanguis Noctis | Book One

Sanguis Noctis: Book One

Gun for hire Jed Walker doesn’t figure it for a difficult job—a simple smash and grab retrieval—except his new client doesn’t want money or goods. He wants shy, gorgeous Redford Reed, a man who turns Jed’s world upside down inside a day. He is in no way prepared to fall hard and fast for his newest assignment.

Redford Reed lives his life locked in his grandmother’s house, haunted by a terrible curse and watching the world pass him by until Jed shows up, sent by a man who will stop at nothing to claim Redford as his own. Teaming up with Jed is Redford’s only chance at survival, but as the violence escalates, so does the tension between them. Even though they each finally have something to live for, now it’s going to take all Jed’s skill and every bit of courage Redford has just to stay alive.

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