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Shayne, Maggie

Works: 287 works in 1,028 publications in 9 languages and 23,864 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Paranormal fiction  Horror fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Suspense fiction, American  Detective and mystery fiction  Fantasy fiction  Horror tales 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PS3619.H399, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Maggie Shayne
Kiss me, kill me by Maggie Shayne( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-ago act of kindness to a desperate woman changed Dr. Carrie Overton's life forever. Before disappearing, the grateful stranger had given Carrie her newborn son. When the woman is murdered, the secret becomes Carrie's alone. She has kept both it and her son, Sam, safe for sixteen years. But now a friend of Sam's has gone missing. The police believe he's a runaway, until he's found dead. Then another teen disappears, and talk turns to that long-ago murder. Newcomer Gabriel Cain is asking too many questions, befriending Sam, getting too close. Carrie distrusts him even as she finds herself falling for him. But Gabriel has secrets, too. Is it time for the lying to end?
Killing me softly by Maggie Shayne( Book )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When rookie cop Bryan Kendall's lover is murdered in the same style of a recently executed serial killer, he stands accused of the crime. A continent away, his first lover, Dawn Jones, hears of the case and knows she's the only one who can help him
Prince of twilight by Maggie Shayne( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Elisebeta discovers Vlad's feelings for Stormy, her wrath knows no bounds. She demands that her destiny be fulfilled, and seeks to destroy her rival
Blue twilight by Maggie Shayne( Book )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idyllic town of Endover, New Hampshire, looks innocent. But below its surface a thirst and a desire both powerful and ancient boil fiercely. When two girls go missing, only one person can delve deep enough to find them - Maxine Stuart, a private investigator who has finally started to believe. "Mad Maxie" understands why she was asked to help - no living mortal knows as much about the undead as she. But the dark force controlling Endover can see all, and will use Maxine's knowledge against her to strengthen his hold on the town. Not even the influence of Lou Malone, the man Maxie most desires, can convince her to abandon the crusade against a madman's yearning for power ... and resurrected love
Kill me again by Maggie Shayne( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reclusive novelist Aaron Westhaven accepts Olivia Dupree's invitation to speak at a local fund-raising event, but the day he's due to arrive, she gets a call summoning her to the bedside of an unidentified gunshot survivor whose sole possession is her business card. Could this man be the novelist Olivia has grown to think of as a soul mate--or is he in Shadow Falls to kill her?
Darker than midnight by Maggie Shayne( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and French and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael "River" Corbett--Confined in the state mental hospital and heavily drugged since the death of his wife, River cannot remember what truly happened the night he was arrested for her murder. But now someone is trying to kill him, and he is forced to run for his life . A fugitive from the law and from someone who wants him dead, all he wants is the truth. Cassandra "Jax" Jackson-- The uncompromising police lieutenant knows she's putting her careet on the line when she encounters this desperate stranger and doesn't turn him in. Something in River's eyes has Jax convinced he's worth saving ... whether he wants it or not. Dawn Jones-- the daughter of a madman, Jax's young friend is haunted by voices she doesn't want to hear. But she can no longer ignore the curse she inherited from her twisted father--because unless she listens to what the dead are telling her, Jax might be doomed to join them
Demon's kiss by Maggie Shayne( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reaper, a vampire searching to destroy a group of renagade vampires, is joined by in the hunt by Roxy, a non-vampire who is a seer, Topaz, a vampire bent on revenge, and Seth, a new immortal obssessed with Vixen, who is being held captive by the renegades
Colder than ice by Maggie Shayne( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and French and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen years ago, government agent Joshua Kendall was part of the raid on the cultlike Young Believers compound. His own bullet killed an innocent girl, and he has lived with the guilt ever since. But a new assignment will reveal that the most shattering incident of Josh's life was nothing more than a lie. Elizabeth Marcum was that girl. She survived the bullet from the botched raid and now lives under a new identity in rural Vermont, hiding from the cult leader who has managed to elude capture all these years. But she's tired of running, tired of hiding. If Mordecai Young tracks her down, so be it. When Josh is sent to protect Elizabeth--and realizes who she is--he will do anything to keep her alive, including lying about who he is. But as Mordecai descends back into their lives they become targets in a deadly battle that threatens to shatter their last chance at life and love
Thicker than water by Maggie Shayne( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was called a haven for runaway teens. In truth, it was a nightmare, one that ended in fiery violence sixteen years ago. Or so its survivors believed ... Syracuse news anchor Julie Jones is afraid. Her long-dead past was resurrected when a blackmailer threatened to expose secrets that could destroy her. Then the man was found dead--his throat cut with a knife from Julie's own kitchen. Now a new, faceless enemy wants more than money. This time Julie stands to lose the most precious thing of all--her teenage daughter, Dawn. Julie finds herself with one unlikely ally, Sean MacKenzie. A journalist with a flair for the sensational, Sean covers the worst humanity has to offer. Julie Jones is hiding something that terrifies her, and he's determined to find out what. He just can't decide whether his goal is to expose her or save her. Julie will do anything to protect her daughter. But someone else is watching, willing to do whatever it takes to avenge a past that cannot be forgotten
Lover's bite by Maggie Shayne( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before she joined Reaper in hunting Gregor's gang of rogue bloodsuckers, privileged princess Topaz was gunning for just one vamp: Jack Heart. The gorgeous con man had charmed his way into her bed, her heart and her bank account, taking her for half a million dollars and vanishing without a word. Now she and Jack - maddeningly attractive as ever - are supposedly on the same side. As Reaper's ragtag outfit scatters, Topaz sets out to solve a mystery that's plagued her all her lives, mortal and immortal: what really happened to her movie-star mother, who died when Topaz was just a baby? With four men claiming to be her father, why has she always been alone? And what stake does Jack have in discovering the truth about her past? Topaz is sure he's up to something - but her suspicions are at war with her desires
Mark of the witch by Maggie Shayne( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A lapsed Wiccan, Indira Simon doesn't believe in magic anymore. But when strange dreams of being sacrificed to an ancient Babylonian god have her waking up with real rope burns on her wrists, she's forced to acknowledge that she may have been too hasty in her rejection of the unknown. Then she meets mysterious and handsome Father Thomas. Emerging from the secrecy of an obscure Gnostic sect, he arrives with stories of a demon, a trio of warrior witches--and Indira's sacred calling."--Page 4 of cover
Bloodline by Maggie Shayne( Book )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lilith awakens cold, naked, and alone, knowing nothing--not even who she is--except that she has to run, run for her life, because someone is after her. When Ethan discovers the terrified woman hiding on his ranch, he knows immediately not only who she is, but what. He's never forgotten her, not in all the time since he escaped their joint prison, a clandestine CIA facility where humans are bred into vampires willing to kill on command. He refused to accept that fate, and since he won his freedom, he's become a legend to those he left behind. With her own escape, Lilith has become a legend too, and now together they have no choice but to fight those who would become a legend by killing one
Twilight hunger by Maggie Shayne( Book )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vampire desires and needs to protect a screenwriter from a curse
Edge of twilight by Maggie Shayne( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"His name is Edge, and he is the last of a band of Immortals who have been hunted down and murdered by Frank Stiles -- an enemy determined to unlock their deepest secrets. Vengeance has become Edge's obsession. To claim it, he must find the young woman whispered to be the Golden Child. A legend among the undead, Amber Lily is the only half human, half vampire ever born, and is possessed of power even she is unaware of. Amber alone understands the dangerous threat of Frank Stiles. Only she may hold the key to his vulnerability ... and his doom. Amber shares Edge's need to get to Stiles. But she needs to keep him alive for reasons of her own. Edge is exciting and dangerous, and despite her own instinct for self-preservation, Amber is drawn into his hunt. In doing so, she will cast her fate to the wings of the night, to a passion that may be her destiny, to an evil she may not be able to defeat -- to the edge of twilight where only the Immortals belong."--Author's website
Daughter of the spellcaster by Maggie Shayne( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witch Lena Dunkirk and playboy Ryan McNally struggle to foil a demonic plot to take possession of their unborn child, a situation that forces them to make a decision that will decide the fate of the baby's soul--and of the world
Sleep with the lights on by Maggie Shayne( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel de Luca has found incredible success writing self-help books. But her own blindness and the fact that her troubled brother has gone missing have convinced her that positive thinking is nothing but bull. Her cynicism wavers when a cornea transplant restores her sight. The new eyes seem to give her new life, until they prove too good to be true and she starts seeing terrifying visions of brutal murders--crimes she soon learns are all too real. Detective Mason Brown's own brother recently died, leaving behind a horrific secret. In atonement, Mason donated his brother's organs, though he's kept the fact quiet. Now he wants to help Rachel find her brother, but when he discovers the shocking connection between her visions and his own brother, he suddenly has to do everything in his power to save her from a predator who is somehow still hunting from beyond the grave
Two by twilight by Maggie Shayne( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Run from Twilight," Mary McLean finds herself the target of a serial killer who strikes during the full moon, and in "Twilight Vows," Rachel Sullivan becomes a willing captive of Donovan O'Roark without being aware of his true identity
The gingerbread man by Maggie Shayne( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to solve the most difficult case of his career, Detective Vincent O'Mally travels to a small town in upstate New York, where he meets beautiful, haunted Holly Newman-and attempts to unearth the clues hidden deep in her mind
Angel's pain by Maggie Shayne( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Briar needs just two things: blood and vengeance. The first sustains her immortal life; the second gives it meaning. First on her hit list is Gregor, the renegade vampire who schooled her in brutality, then betrayed and tortured her. To achieve her deadly ends, Briar joins the inscrutable Reaper and his misfit gang of vampires who are also hunting her old mentor. But once she's destroyed Gregor, she'll be gone. The group means nothing to her. Not even Crisa - damaged, defenseless, a liability in every way - the childlike vamp with whom Briar shares a blood bond. Or Reaper. Though they shared one moment of pure passion, it's not as though Briar has feelings for him. Because Briar needs no one. She needs only to satisfy her twin hungers - ones that may ultimately consume her."--Back cover
Wake to darkness by Maggie Shayne( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on an uncanny sense of perception and her experience with temporary blindness to achieve success as a self-help celebrity, Rachel struggles to maintain a professional relationship with Detective Mason Brown, with whom she investigates a series of murders at a snowbound resort
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