A savage fight with the supervillain Bane has left Batman virtually crippled-and Gotham City defenseless. As Bruce Wayne begins the long and painful path to recovery, he realizes he must choose a successor in his role as the Dark Knight. But is Wayne's apprentice, Jean-Paul Valley-a young vigilante known as Azrael-worthy of the mantle of the Bat? Is Gotham ready for this new Batman and his lethal brand of justice? And what will happen when Bruce Wayne returns to reclaim Gotham City and his role as the true Batman?
A terrified English governess belives that her young charges are possessed by ghosts.
Princess of Egypt Cleopatra Selene is the only daughter of the brilliant Queen Cleopatra of Egypt and General Marcus Antonius of Rome. She's grown up with jewls on her arms and servants at her feet, and she longs to follow her mother in becoming a great and powerful queen. Prisoner of Rome Then the Roman ruler, Octavianus, launches a war that destroys all Selene has ever known. Taken to live in his palce in Rome, she vows to defeat him and reclaim her kingdom at all costs. Yet Selene soon finds herself torn between two young men and two paths ...
In sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior's world, society is divided into five factions-Abnegation (the selfless), Candor (the honest), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent)-each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue, in the attempt to form a "perfect society". At the age of sixteen, teens must choose the faction to which they will devote their lives. On her Choosing Day, Beatrice renames herself Tris, rejects her family's group, and chooses another faction. After surving a brutal initiation, Tris finds romance with a super-hot boy, but also discovers unrest and growing conflict in their seemingly "perfect society".
Prequel to Classandra Clare series The Mortal Instruments. When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray crosses the ocean to find her brother, her destination is England, the time is the reign of Queen Victoria, and something terrifying is waiting for her in London's Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and other supernatural folk stalk the gaslit streets. Only the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the world of demons, keep order amidst the chaos. Kidnapped by the mysterious Dark Sisters, members of a secret organization called The Pandemonium Club, Tessa soon learns that she herself is Downworld with a rare ability: the power to transform, at ...
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