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The Secret of Trail House Lodge: Sophie

The Secret of Trail House Lodge: Sophie

An old deserted lodge, an unsolved bank robbery, and a mummified body all lead to a string of mysteries that junior, super-sleuth Sophie Collins and her friends stumble on when they discover hidden passages and secret rooms while exploring the old Trail House Lodge.

Find out how Sophie unravels the mysteries in The Secret of Trail House Lodge, book two in the Sophie Collins Mystery series by best selling author Madge H. Gressley. More info →
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Shadow Storm (Quantum Touch Book 3)

Shadow Storm (Quantum Touch Book 3)

Will evil prevail? Can the portal “Give Peace a Chance?”

What will Fritz Russell have to confront next? And where? After he opened the portal into the Oval Office and became friends with the man who works there, Fritz reluctantly agreed to help the president make the world a safer place. He saved hostages, helped prevent a nuclear war, and began a life of excitement and danger he never saw coming.

Now an ominous shadow has been cast by a hidden enemy prepared to use violence to upend world affairs. The president has only a year left in office, and every disruption fuels his concern. As violence escalates and Fritz himself becomes a target, the portal may be the only way he and the president can end the growing danger and bring peace to the globe.

But the voice in the shadows believes they cannot thwart his plan. “Uncertainty breeds fear,” he says. “Fear wins elections. Scared people don’t want more of what makes them afraid.”

SHADOW STORM (the third book of the Quantum Touch series) plunges Fritz into the portal’s mysteries and dangers. More info →
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El despertar: La saga de Ydron (Spanish Edition)

El despertar: La saga de Ydron (Spanish Edition)

BOOK DESCRIPTION: (This is the Spanish edition of "Awakening" by Raymond Bolton)

¿Cómo es que un mundo armado con arcos, flechas y catapultas, donde la energía de vapor apenas ha comenzado a reemplazar a los caballos y barcos de vela, evita la conquista que viene de más allá de las estrellas? El Príncipe Regilius ha sido configurado para combatir a los Dalthin, una especie alienígena depredadora que esclaviza a mundos telepáticamente, y para hacerlo, debe unir a su pueblo.

Pero cuando su madre asesina a su padre, la tierra se sume en el caos y puede resultarle imposible cumplir con su tarea. Enfrentado a matar a quien le dio la vida, por proteger a su mundo, busca una opción mejor. Ambientado en una tierra vasta y diversa donde telépatas y aquellos con habilidades mentales extraordinarias cambian el curso de los eventos, EL DESPERTAR va a la médula de la familia, la amistad y la traición. More info →
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Thought Gazer (The Ydron Saga): Volume 2

Thought Gazer (The Ydron Saga): Volume 2

Everyone who touches you transforms you, if only a little. But if you enter their minds, think what they have thought, in effect do what they have done, how complete will that transformation be?

If he had been born an ordinary man, his family would be safe--safe as anyone can be in a land torn apart by war. It is his singular gift, however, that causes his wife and children to be imprisoned and held hostage and him to be used as a tool. Caught up in a struggle between opposing warlords and refusing to play the game, Peniff elects to take the moral high road. This is the story of a man, in all other ways ordinary, rising above his fears to do what he must. Can he free his family before his betrayal comes to light? Moreover, what will he become before his journey is over? More info →
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Keepers of The Deep

Keepers of The Deep

Nikko is happily playing in the backyard of his home when a giant bird swoops down and clasps him firmly in its talons and soars back into the sky leaving his mother desperately crying behind. And so begins an incredible adventure for Nikko in a fantastical land where the Leaf Children live in trees with magical musical leaves, where the Drongs wage wars against them, where the beautiful Gabrysia is captured, and where Nikko and his new friends must go to the Dead Place in a bid to rescue her.

Keepers of The Deep is a story of wonder, of friendship, of trust. More info →
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The Catskinner

The Catskinner

“The Catskinner” is a faction novel set in Hong Kong during the time of the tense negotiations for the reversion of the territory’s sovereignty from Britain to China in the 1980s. It accurately portrays the anxiety of the people, the intrigue behind the political manoeuvrings, the vibrancy and splendour of one of the world’s great cities.

“The Catskinner” is also a pulsating thriller involving a killer bent on setting in train a series of devastating events that threaten to shift the path of Hong Kong history forever, challenging regional and world security – awakening the beast in the dragon – and a newspaper reporter who stumbles on the story – and then finds himself not just reporting it but becoming a deadly part of it. More info →
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Fantasy Patch

Fantasy Patch

Picture This!

Danté Roenik creates ad campaigns, reveling in the fine art of rendering his concepts on million-dollar canvasses financed by big-budget clients. Intoxicated by the sheer power of directing public opinion, he dares wage war against the conglomerate behind a worldwide anti-depressant increasingly associated with sporadic violence. To juxtapose his images with reality, he enlists a mixed palette of business tycoons, his fiancée/attorney, a team of corporate-spy soldiers of fortune, one resurgent news anchor, and the best TV-production crew in Chicago.

But the sharp lines dividing perception from truth begin to blur when the darker motives shaping mass media come to light. Forced to re-examine the ethics of designer pharmacology, Danté is painted into a corner, his future about to be erased as patients die, clients lie, and unhealthy doses of murder prove too hard to swallow.

Too late to whitewash the stain of deceit, Danté must decide who deserves to appear in his picture, the true subject an unfinished self-portrait way past its own deadline.

It’s not what you see, not what you get . . .

But all you could ever imagine.

Let Danté show you how . . .

With a Fantasy Patch! More info →
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Conception

Conception

A compilation of the two novels that preceded 'The Phoenix' series. Catch up with the story so far. What moulded the character of the main male protagonist of the series that features this vigilante killer?

In 'The Final Straw' - an only child, unloved and unwanted by his parents, Colin Bailey is a bitter, emotionally damaged young man, hell bent on exacting revenge on anyone who has stopped him becoming the person he believes he was destined to be. What sets Colin apart is his intellect and meticulous planning. Detective Phil Hounsell pursues his man relentlessly, while trying to avoid the small town in which he works sliding further and further into the grip of two rival gangs.

A devastating event in Colin’s life provides the final straw that herald’s a bloodbath. Can Phil prevent it happening or will he too be a victim?

This tale of revenge spans almost two decades, yet the police are chasing shadows; it builds in pace and tension to a thrilling climax against the backdrop of a seemingly quiet West Country town. More info →
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Parasite Girls

Parasite Girls

Aidan Connor is a globetrotting American photojournalist. Burned out from a disastrous assignment, he turns up on the Tokyo doorstep of his old college friend, Mima. He soon learns that Mima's past (and his own) become present.

A talented artist, Mima is struggling to make it on her own. Two of her oldest friends, Sora and Eko are also battling a peculiar form of social injustice: they are branded "Parasite Singles" because both still live at home despite being in their early thirties.

Aidan knows everyone has a story: a brilliant painter, Sora suffers from mental illness. Eko, who appears to be the poster child for the term also has a dark past.

As he remakes himself, Aidan is reminded of what kept him close to Mima all these years. He also sees what keeps Mima, Sora, Eko and Mima's old love so close as well...one thing never dies. More info →
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Call Me Razor

Call Me Razor

"Call Me Razor" is an action-thriller about an ex-Navy SEAL who conducts search and rescue missions around the world. Chad Sullivan and his partner, Cassidy Young, encounter challenging situations in Shanghai, Iraq, Moscow, Jefferson City, Missouri, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Their masterful use of M16 rifles and nine-millimeter pistols serve them well in many battles. As for romance, there is always time. More info →
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The Purifying Flame: A War Priests of Andrak Story

The Purifying Flame: A War Priests of Andrak Story

For centuries the War Priests of castle Andrak have protected the source of life in the Free Lands: the Purifying Flame from their ancient enemies, the Omegri. Every three months one hundred knights are chosen to defend the castle. Only a few survive. Known as the Burning Season, the knights chosen to defend Castle Andrak alongside the War Priests are whittled down until only a few remain. Those who survive are changed. Lives are given willingly, for should the Omegri succeed in destroying the Flame they will plunge the world into darkness. All life hangs in the balance. More info →
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The Big Cheese Festival

The Big Cheese Festival

In The Big Cheese Festival, we meet Stubby Mouse and his family and friends. We learn that Stubby Mouse has a secret, that he is being bullied by another mouse, simply because his tail is short. Read how Stubby Mouse stood up for himself, and how he ended the bullying, in this delightful story for children. Targeted at ages 4-8, the book is easy to read and perfect for home or classroom. Children learn how bad bullying is, and what they can do to help stop bullies! Stubby Mouse encourages children to take a stand against bullies, and always be kind to each other. This story illustrates how everyone is different and unique, and it is a delightful read with cute illustrations for both children and adults. Take a stand against bullying today! More info →
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Zhasou Pure

Zhasou Pure

How can I kill my own kids? Purple-skinned Sullrob could never imagine taking his loved ones’ lives, be they racially contaminated or not—but others prove all too eager to seize that honor.

Am I risking my children’s future? Peach-faced widower-dad Brog Pawligan tries smuggling to build a better life ground-side for his own “orbiter brats”—but what will happen to them if he gets caught . . . or worse?

“Abig big big peoples an’ li’l peoples,” says big brown-bodied Heilen Hewed about his burgeoning community, “peoples of ev-ree colors, afrom all over th’galaxy!”—but will the lethal aspirations of an interplanetary corporation steal this stellar chance to reclaim his wife and boy?

There where fuzzy weenshuggers sing in the pink light of dual moons, where prejudice and fear threaten to out-kill a deadly global plague, how can the ascension of one squeaky-voiced little Seeliot lad save billions of souls scattered among the stars?

It might just be time for a new breed in myriad colors to transform the ancient Celebration of Life—the recitation, ritual water, and tiniest pinch of pungent sweet granules from the exquisite purple plant that everybody adores served up . . . Zhasou Pure! More info →
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Loving Marie

Loving Marie

Krista Bordon-Hathaway believes her friend Marie lived a fairy-tale life before her tragic death a short time ago. The perfect home in the mountains of Colorado. The perfect husband who'd loved her since they were teens. The perfect miracle child born in spite of Marie's heart problems.

Krista's life is far from perfect, and when it falls apart one final time, she runs away to find Marie's old house in Vermont, a place where Krista can get lost.

Only one problem: Marie's life, far from drama-free, is slowly becoming Krista's.

She immerses herself in Marie's world, and though it complicates hers, her own healing begins, and she finds a love that makes her believe again.

Until her ex-husband decides it's time to end this charade.

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Wedding Bubbles: (Humorous contemporary women’s short story) (Wellywood Romantic Comedy)

Wedding Bubbles: (Humorous contemporary women’s short story) (Wellywood Romantic Comedy)

Wedding Bubbles is a laugh-out-loud chick lit short story.

All the best maid of honor speeches involve funny stories and heartfelt feelings about the bride, and Jessica Banks’s speech is no exception.

Shame she drank almost her body weight in champagne before standing up to give it, however…

But maybe Jessica will meet her Mr Right at this wedding? After all, being a bridesmaid almost guarantees you’ll meet men. Right?

What could possibly go wrong?

Wedding Bubbles is a stand-alone short and sweet story. It’s also a prequel to the sexy, feel-good romantic comedy Styling Wellwood, Book 1 in the Wellywood Series.

"Kate O'Keeffe's sparkly and witty writing make this novella a super fun read" - Amazon reviewer

"A funny and warm-hearted tale" - Amazon Reviewer

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The Little Giants as the Mysterious Six in the Case of the Cryptic Clue (Volume 3)

The Little Giants as the Mysterious Six in the Case of the Cryptic Clue (Volume 3)

The Mysterious Six are in trouble up to their eyeballs! When Bailey discovers a strange note in an old book, the six detectives begin the quest to unravel hidden clues and dark secrets from the past. One incredible discovery leads to another and soon the young hunters become the hunted and the praying become the prey when strangers arrive in the small town of Fopple Top, watching the investigators every move. Jesus' angels are constantly intervening as His Little Giants go from one dangerous predicament to another. But in the midst of all of their peril, something of far greater importance is unfolding- something that causes all Heaven to break forth in dazzling array. Fasten your seat belts as you attempt to crack the Case of the Cryptic Clue! More info →
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St. Helena Vineyard Series: Broken Forever (Kindle Worlds Novella) (The Forever Series Book 3)

St. Helena Vineyard Series: Broken Forever (Kindle Worlds Novella) (The Forever Series Book 3)

Business-savvy Lillian Richards has always been all work and no play, until she realizes what she might be missing out on. Consumed with being successful and making her own way, she has burned bridges and distanced herself from those closest to her. Lillian secretly longs for a family of her own and has to learn it's not all about finding a suitable match on paper, but how to unlock the woman inside the barrier she's built and open herself to what is standing in front of her.

Local bar owner Brian Andrews knows a thing or two about making his own way. This surfer turned bar owner has proved his family wrong by starting and operating a booming beachfront bar. When the idea of expanding his business proves to be more challenging than he anticipates, Brian finds himself needing help. It just so happens the man for the job isn't a man at all, it's the ice queen who left his bed cold after a wild night of passion. Brian has to prove there's more to him than hitting the beach and pouring drinks, while showing Lillian how to live a little.

It could be the perfect blend of business and pleasure. But will Brian be able to knock down Lillian’s walls and put her back together, or is she destined to be forever broken? More info →
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Curse of the Witch Queen: A War Priests of Andrak Saga

Curse of the Witch Queen: A War Priests of Andrak Saga

The War Priests have defended the world since the dawn of time, but their powers are failing. Lord General Rosca dispatches Brother Quinlan and his apprentice, Donal Sawq, to the mountain fortress lair of the fabled Witch Queen. Their mission is simple: find out why the firstborn sons of every land noble are being kidnapped and what the Witch Queen has to do with it. Their journey will be difficult, from the treacherous floating city of Mistwell to the very of the heart of Calad Reach and the lair of the Witch Queen.

The War Priests of Andrak is an exciting new series by award winning and Amazon bestselling author Christian Warren Freed. Join in this adventure as an entirely new world is revealed. This is the second story in the series, the first (The Purifying Flame) having won 4th place in the L Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest in 2012. More info →
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Suzy Has A Secret

Suzy Has A Secret

This book teaches a child, ages four to eight years-old, about personal safety and body ownership. Children learn how to identify who safe adults are in a child’s life. This book shows in positive and practical ways how parents, and educators, can talk to children about personal safety. Children learn about bad touch and good touch, and how their body belongs to them. Parents and educators can help children learn who the safe people are in their lives, and that they can always tell one of them about anything that may happen, and they aren’t comfortable about. Using little bug fairies and fairy houses, ensures that children aren’t scared when this story is read to them, or they read it on their own. More info →
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What Sara Saw

What Sara Saw

A simple pencil drawing, this depiction of a child watching from the reeds of a country pond frustrates and angers Geoffrey, unexpected reactions that stir Phrekka’s lifelong passion for understanding the elusive power artists infuse in their creations.

Their only clue a “Sara” signature, the unemployed graphic designer persuades the enchanting Korean-American curator to help him discover more images by this enigmatic artist. From her world of privilege and mystical spiritualism to his of heartland farms and fundamentalist values, they will cross the country in search of the meaning in Sara’s sketches, an odyssey to divine one extraordinary person’s singular secret for touching people’s souls.

Staggering revelations entangle them with issues of mortality and faith, sexuality and family violence, obligation and responsibility, deception and truth. Only by looking close at the dark and profane will they have any chance of coming together to create a legacy more beautiful than either ever imagined.

What Sara Saw paints exquisitely vivid portraits of two young people who must follow their hearts to recapture that innocent grace long lost to the whims of circumstance and fate. More info →
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Second Look (A New Beginning: Book 2)

Second Look (A New Beginning: Book 2)

Adam Jackson is not proud of his string of bad decisions. Cheating on his girlfriend, irrevocably hurting the woman he loved since high school and dumping his fiancée on their wedding day are just the tip of the iceberg. When an unspeakable tragedy pushes him to take a hard look at his life, Adam says goodbye to the no-strings hookups and begins to make amends with the women he hurt in the past. The only problem is the woman he wants to find the most has disappeared off the face of the earth.

Jennifer Sylvester has only loved one man in her life, but she’s made one mistake after another with him. She hasn’t seen him in four years and she’s determined to make sure their paths never cross again. When Jennifer is offered her dream job back home in Minnesota, she’s unable to turn it down. She packs up her daughter and moves back home, hoping she’s able to stay hidden from the man who still holds her heart.

When Adam and Jennifer finally reunite, old sparks begin to fly. But can Adam break down the walls Jennifer has spent so long building up? And more importantly, is Jennifer brave enough to ask Adam for something that could once again tear them apart?

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Bellamy’s Redemption

Bellamy’s Redemption

"...I was undeniably hooked just a few pages in..."

- Sara Steven, Chick Lit Central

When Bellamy Timberfrost is jilted while proposing on television to Alanna Rutherford, America's heart breaks just as hard as his own. Designer Emma Van Elson can't imagine a guy who is more of a catch than Bellamy. When he is given a second chance at love on his own reality TV show, she jumps at the chance to become a contestant on the show. Soon she finds herself as one of twenty lucky young women competing for Bellamy's heart (and other great prizes!) on a journey around the world.

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Talking Tales Puppy’s Bubble

Talking Tales Puppy’s Bubble

When Puppy wakes up from a nap, he sees a bubble. When it disappears, Puppy begins his long journey to find the missing bubble. Will Puppy find the bubble, or has it vanished forever? This engaging story is a fun way to read to little ones while promoting babbling, early words and language skills. It provides over 90 examples of some of the earliest developing sounds in their most common word positions including "p", "b", "m", "n", "d" and "h". This book also includes tips for encouraging speech development. More info →
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Wendy Woo and the Dragon Eggs: The Gatekeeper’s Chronicles book one

Wendy Woo and the Dragon Eggs: The Gatekeeper’s Chronicles book one

When thirteen-year-old Wendy Whooten and her parents move to her mother’s childhood home to care for her aging grandmother, Wendy is devastated. She doesn’t want to leave her friends and school, and she hates the big old house her mother grew up in.

Her mom insists she will learn to love the quaint little town of Camelot as much as she did when she was growing up and that she will find ‘Old Bones’, as her mother fondly calls the house, a magical and special place. Magical got Wendy’s attention but soon vanished when the family car pulled into the driveway of her grandmother’s house. Magical was the last thing she wanted to call the big old house.

Wendy refused to get out of the car. Arms crossed and defiant, that’s where her parents left her. Two hours later, Wendy breaks and soon makes a fantastic discovery in her grandmother’s attic. A hidden secret sends Wendy and three new friends on a fantastic journey, changing everything in their little world into a real-life fairy tale.

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Suspicious Minds: A Romantic Suspense Novel

Suspicious Minds: A Romantic Suspense Novel

Betrayal, Revenge, and Hidden Identity

In the city of Boston lies a story of betrayal, revenge and hidden identity. Ryan Donatelli, posing as Thomas Randolph, sets out to avenge his sister's death, even if it means using Sam Southard's daughter to do it. After all, Ryan is sure Sam's responsible.

Natalie Southard is determined to keep her family business out of the hands of known crime boss, Nick DeMarco. After her father is killed, Natalie and Ryan are forced to run for their lives. But, will they live long enough for their hearts to heal once everything is revealed?

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Shadow and Friends Go Camping

Shadow and Friends Go Camping

This is a book about one small dog and three squirrels, who go camping. After obtaining permission to camp, a wise squirrel teaches the young ones how to stay safe on land and in a boat. This story book helps children learn how to be safe when they are in a new area, and illustrates that children always need to keep the adults in their lives aware of, and obtain permission for outdoor activities. Camping and water safety is explained so that children can understand the importance of what could happen if they don’t listen to parents and teachers. More info →
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Brie’s Results

Brie’s Results

THIS IS AN AUDIBLE BOOK.

Fresh from her medical exams, Katya Brie heads to a new life on Outpost Frelik. Thrust into her duties, Brie tends to badly wounded yet handsome Lt. Commander Sheve Hadi. From that moment, life takes an interesting turn as she finds herself amid treason, conspiracy, and a plot that threatens her, the Ainoren, and everyone she loves on Letháo. More info →
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Souls: A Novel

Souls: A Novel

Souls is the unforgettable story of Ann, and the painful death of her twin sister, Celeste. Ann sets out on a quest to find the killer of her womb-mate following the subsequent death of her parents and after depression nearly kills her.

Ann finds herself in California seeking out a Hollywood producer as the perpetrator and while there finds her soul coming back to life when she meets a young actor, Tyler Peters. She cringes at the idea of dating someone younger and becoming a ‘cougar’, but she may be able to use him for his Hollywood connections. An astonishing electricity between the two turns to a passionate and deep love that is tested by an unpredictable twist that comes when Ann figures out who is behind her sister’s death.

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At the Heart of the Stone

At the Heart of the Stone

Dreams are the perfect shelter for our fantasies, safe havens to step inside without changing our daily lives. For Lark Braithwaite, all that is about to change. During the last six months, Lark has dreamt of a mysterious Irish lover who knows what she wants and gives her exactly what she needs. In her waking life in busy London, things aren’t as ideal, as her long-term relationship with Charles, her controlling fiancé, has hit a dry spell.

When Lark is called home to Oregon for her father’s funeral right in the middle of a high-stakes corporate merger, she heads back to face the demons from her past. What she doesn’t expect is to meet her dream lover in the flesh. Niall O’Hagan steps straight out of her fantasies and right into her life, and the powerful connection they share rocks her foundation. Although she's dealing with the bitterness of being betrayed by Charles and his jealousy, Niall soon stirs Lark’s awareness of the superficiality of her existence and reawakens not only her sexuality, but her soul. More info →
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Talking Tales: Sam’s Sticky Sucker

Talking Tales: Sam’s Sticky Sucker

Sam has dreamed all night about his strawberry sucker. When morning arrives, he is unable to resist sneaking downstairs to eat his sucker before breakfast. But when mom comes toward the room and Sam is forced to run back to bed, he loses track of his sticky strawberry sucker. Now where could that sticky strawberry sucker have gone? Will Sam find the sucker before his mom? This funny story is a great tool for any parent or speech therapist. It provides over 170 examples of the “s” sound in various word locations and blends to increase speech development. This book also includes tips for parents who are working with their child’s speech at home. More info →
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Storm Unleashed (Quantum Touch Book 4)

Storm Unleashed (Quantum Touch Book 4)

A North Korean missile launch. A naval base attacked. Does the nation face a new menace? Or is an old one taking a treacherous turn? A plot to destroy any possibility for peace moves into high gear just as the president negotiates an end to war in the Middle East.

When Fritz returns from a trip through the portal, the world around him seems to have changed. His portal through space and time has proved a powerful tool. But entering it risks undeniable dangers. Even successful missions leave a trail of death. But despite the peril, he is resolved to use it to end the threat and capture the conspirators. But who are they? What do they want? Does a traitor stalk the president? Once again, Fritz Russell finds his life upended. Bombs slam the White House and wreck the Oval Office. Suspicious killings continue. Information about a secretive cabal emerges. The portal might provide the only means of stopping resurgent violence in Manhattan, Washington, and around the world. Fritz, his wife Linda, and friends Ashley Gilbert and Major Jane Barclay confront great danger as a new storm of evil imperils the globe.

Determined to end the disruption to order, the men and women of Riverboro courageously use the portal to help the president bring light to the darkness of world politics. More info →
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Before We Wed: A Romantic Suspense Novel (Style & Profile Book 2)

Before We Wed: A Romantic Suspense Novel (Style & Profile Book 2)

A Steamy Romantic Suspense New Release in the Style & Profile series by Author, Kim Cox

Just as Sarah Martin and Jon Clayton say their vows, the police crash the wedding to arrest the groom. Jon is terrified and Sarah is heartbroken. Thankfully, their friends support them emotionally and help find Jon an excellent attorney.

When evidence of John’s guilt is found, he swears he's innocent. But how can he prove it? As if an arrest and pending trial aren't bad enough, his ex-wife refuses to let him near their seven-year-old son, and has their shared custody agreement rescinded as part of his bail agreement. But when Jon-Jon is injured, Jon breaks the agreement and his bail is revoked.

Sarah sees strange men in Jon’s business one night. One follows her home and attacks her. When Jon finds out, he pushes her way to protect her, but it doesn’t deter her loyalty to him or the attacker’s determination to killer her. Will the enemy get to her?

Is Jon truly innocent, and does he have no idea how the damaging evidence found its way into his business? Are there more sinister people involved? Will Sarah find the evidence she needs to clear him, or will she find out he's fooled them all? If someone else is framing Jon, who is it and what are their motives?

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Shadow and Friends European Vacation

Shadow and Friends European Vacation

In Shadow and Friends European Vacation, a small dog named Shadow wins a free trip to Europe because of all of her books that teach children safety at home, and during adventures. Shadow is allowed to take five friends with her on this fabulous trip, and she chooses to take five squirrel friends. In this delightful and funny book for children, safety is taught through the hilarious antics of her friends. Throughout this story of teaching children about historical areas and places in Europe, squirrel antics keep children entertained, and safety is learned. Targeted at ages 4-11, this book is easy to read and perfect for home or classroom. This story illustrates a few of Europe’s fascinating features with illustrations for children and adults. More info →
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The Truth Hurts

The Truth Hurts

THIS IS AN AUDIBLE BOOK.

Kept away from her grandmother for most of her life, young Natalie stumbles upon a secret hidden in the old woman's drawings: communications from another world. She quickly finds herself learning not only of an alien race, but the many dark truths that pulled her family apart. More info →
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Angel of Death

Angel of Death

Friends from college, Tancy and Audrey love one another like family. They grew up in very different worlds, one poor, with absent, drug-addicted parents, the other with wealth and privilege. As roommates, they delve into the seedy world of escorts as they try to solve a cold case murder from Tancy's childhood. Chance meetings and twists of fate alter both their lives. Romance, steamy sex and danger await the women, as everything about the murder is uncovered. Shocking details emerge that change their lives forever and reinforces the bond of true friendship. More info →
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Tough (A Hidden Hearts Novel Book 5)

Tough (A Hidden Hearts Novel Book 5)

Savannah Lyons has her secrets. She buried them in the past long ago, and she’d like to leave them there. She never talks about her past with anyone—especially wickedly handsome restaurant owners like the guy next door.

Casey Moore has met women with moves and instincts like hers before but not since he was a teenage runaway. He lost his best friend to the streets, and for once, he hopes his razor-sharp intuition is dead wrong, because there’s just something about Savannah that turns him from a tough guy to a tender heart.

Authors note: This book contains descriptive memories of sexual abuse. It may be disturbing to some.

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Talking Tales: Cricket’s Guitar

Talking Tales: Cricket’s Guitar

When Teri hears a small voice calling her, she never would have guessed who she would meet…a cricket! But not just any cricket. This cricket has a guitar. He is hoping that Teri can help him replace a broken string on his guitar. Will Teri’s creative thinking be able to help cricket, or will cricket never play his guitar again? This engaging story is a great tool for any parent or speech therapist. It provides over 80 examples of the “t” sound in various word locations to increase speech development. This book also includes tips for parents who are working with their child’s speech at home. More info →
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Looking into the Abyss: Saving the Rhinoceros one story at a time

Looking into the Abyss: Saving the Rhinoceros one story at a time

Looking into the Abyss is an eclectic collection of short stories written by eleven authors from around the globe.

They have joined together to help raise awareness of the plight the Rhinoceros face as they are inexorably edged towards total annihilation.

By buying a copy of this book, you can join us in supporting the few remaining Rhino’s as they are Looking into the Abyss of extinction.

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Through The Suffering of Others: A Fictiongarden Anthology

Through The Suffering of Others: A Fictiongarden Anthology

The second anthology from Fictiongarden.com and almost twice the size of our debut effort, Through The Suffering Of Others expands upon The Door Beyond The Dark's original theme.

Much like the first anthology, Through The Suffering Of Others features established authors such as Lindsay Buroker and Tony Healey as well as returning faces like M. Todd Gallowglas, S.M. White and Tristan Gregory.

We start things off with the aforementioned best-selling author Lindsay Buroker's Shadows Over Innocence, a prequel short story to her Emperor's Edge series. Fans of Buroker will be familiar with the tale, but those who haven't read her work will find an intriguing starting point.

Next comes Kal S. Davian's Branding of a Heretic, the first story in his Nihilan Effect series of shorts and a cleverly written introductory piece about a scholar who uncovers a revolutionary secret that others wish to suppress.

This is swiftly followed by A Man With Purpose by best-selling science fiction author Tony Healey. Set in the same world as his Fallen Crown series, it serves as an excellent introduction to his grim and inhospitable The Bloody North.

Continuing the dark tone, S.M. White's The Last Battleground tells the story of a man who simply refuses to die upon the battlefield, but there's more to this brief tale than meets the eye.

Ogre by Tristan Gregory mixes faith with monsters, as a forgotten cleric returns home having succeeded in his mission to bring the monstrous ogres to his faith.

Michael Watson's western-themed Justine (The Sum of Stories) is the recollection of a self-professed tongue waggler and his encounter with the legendary Justine. It chronicles part of her journey and the subsequent conflicts in a storyteller style.

The Purifying Flame by Christian Warren Freed is a tale of duty and honour as one young man attempts to warn those around him of what it is he has foreseen. The Flame must be defended at all cost, but conflict from within may prevent their latest stand against a monstrous foe.

The Cave by J.R. Karlsson is set in a dark and cold cavern with a group of people who have no escape save for the inevitable death at the hands of their captors. It is their interactions and actions within the titular cave that make things interesting.

Lassie Came Home by Bruce Blake is a deeply twisted reunion story bordering on horror that involves a shape-shifting creature that takes the form of a beloved childhood dog for reasons unknown.

Sichana – Apex Rising by Tom Wright is a hostage pit fighting scenario set in the same Africanesque world as his popcorn fantasy series, where humans and animals are bonded together in pacts, with those bonded to predators seeking to dominate others.

D. Thourson Palmer's The High Red Country is a fantasy western that could have come to our screens in the western's hey-day. It's about justice, or so we're told...

Ken Lim's entry is Thaumaturge, an urban-based fantasy pursuit tale detailing the activities of the Fae Liaison Unit and their latest attempt to apprehend the titular thaumaturge.

Davis Ashura's Prank does exactly what it says. It's a light-hearted tale of the construction and execution of a prank at a military school.

Dragon Company by Patrick J. Loller has an intriguing setting: what if there were genetically altered dragon-like humanoids in World War II?

M. Todd Gallowglas shines in a brief story about an irritable narrator detailing a bedtime tale called The Two Pickpockets. A scenario every parent of a demanding but awake child will relate to.

Talonfall is a full-length novella kindly donated by SG Night and set in The Dominion of Io, the very same world (and with some of the same characters) as his début, Attrition.

Last but most certainly not least is another full-length work by V.M. Jaskiernia, the macabre pseudo-European entanglement of Larkspur: A Necromancer's Romance. The first introductory novella to her much-anticipated Larkspur series. More info →
More Than One Kind

More Than One Kind

First published as 'San Fairy Anne:finding family'

One year is nothing; one year changes everything.

'You're old and cold,' are the words that end Anne Grüber's three-year relationship with a fellow-teacher. A hurtful insult that she fears may be true. What chance does she have now of finding love or even an adventure?

Then she sees an advert that will change her life: a job-swap teaching in a small Welsh town. Is it coincidence or fate that brings her to the very place her half-sister was last known to live? What happened to the child born in war-torn Alsace and ripped from her mother's arms? In search of lost family, Anne jumps into the unknown.

Neil expects professional development when he steps into Anne's shoes to teach in France. What he finds is passion. For one man, Luc, and for Alsace itself. Can he ever go back? And should he? When Neil and Anne swap lives for a year, they both find that there is more than one kind of love.

'More than One Kind of Love' challenges conventional views of family and responsibilities, making us question what risks we would take, and which relationships matter most, when tough choices have to be made.

For fans of Kerry Lonsdale, Kristin Hannah, Hilary Boyd.

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The Cassandra Trigger

The Cassandra Trigger

In 2028, a working-class family of four struggles to survive after an economic collapse cripples our nation. Hopelessness, hunger and fear grips ordinary Americans, as an increasingly totalitarian government uses biometric surveillance and brutal enforcement to retain power and crush dissent.

The family’s small act of civil disobedience quickly evolves into a terrifying and violent encounter with federal agents, forcing them to leave everything behind and run for their lives. Desperately trying to evade the technology of tyranny, they are sheltered by compassionate strangers who are willing to risk everything to help them.

When their paths cross with a group of revolutionary computer hackers, they unknowingly become the catalyst for a long-simmering insurgency, which holds their fate…and the fate of our nation…in the balance.

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Deadly Seven

Deadly Seven

The vanishing of a king had been the prelude to the fall of our great nation. The native inhabitants of the territories dwindled, along with their resolve for living in peace. The only option for any race that wished to exist was simple - flee and live - for to stay was certain death. Beaten and driven out, the shape shifters retreated beyond the Steel-Tip Peaks to the red rocks known as Hell's Ridge. The living few disbanded their former families of clans and adopted the name, 'Colony'.

Banding together, they cared for the fatherless, the motherless, those who had lost children and other family. I, Leena a child of seven, was among those taken in by the leaders of the Colony known as 'the Alpha'. Three wise shifters bound together ensuring the survival of their race. Side by side, we continued to fight for our lives - for the right to exist. It was an unremitting battle for we fought not just the human enemy, but the elements of the earth as well. Holding onto the hope that one day our beloved King Darius would return and unite us again in peace. We would not be beaten a second time. More info →
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The Kaleidoscope

The Kaleidoscope

What if advances in artificial intelligence, combined with mystical elements found in the earth, could produce inexplicable images of the future? Harold Donaldson unwillingly becomes the custodian of a beautiful, handcrafted kaleidoscope that changes the viewer’s future and becomes the focus of evil operatives intent on capturing the kaleidoscope for nefarious purposes.

Brilliant but socially inept, Harold has distanced himself from any connection to his dysfunctional childhood. Abandoned by a father accused of his mother’s death, Harold trusts no one until the ’scope forces him to accept a circle of friends he must rely on. To protect all their lives from imminent danger, Harold must discover the source of the ’scope’s mysterious powers. Just as he is on the verge of learning how it works and why his past connects to his future, he must face disturbing truths he’s run from all his life. More info →
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Love Is More Than Skin Deep (A Hidden Hearts Novel Book 4)

Love Is More Than Skin Deep (A Hidden Hearts Novel Book 4)

Shelby Lyons was thrilled to be starting her career as a teacher and impulsively stopped into her favorite shop to get a tattoo to mark the occasion. Little did she know that the decision would change her life.
Getting a tattoo is not something attorney Mark Littleson had ever considered, but after he discovered artwork from his late brother, it seemed like a perfect tribute. Mark is busy raising his daughter and he knows better than to be drawn to the ethereal blonde woman with the soothing laugh. Yet when he finds her withdrawn and crying, he can't help but be drawn in. Will he discover that love is more than skin deep?
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The Wedding Crasher – #3: A Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery (Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery Series)

The Wedding Crasher – #3: A Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery (Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery Series)

A Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery Series - Book 3

Lana Malloy is marrying the love of her life, Tony Calabria. The night before, she has a vision of a disturbing wedding and wonders if it’s a premonition of her own. Feeling silly for thinking that, she proceeds with her plans as scheduled.

During their honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Lana has visions of a young woman abducted by a madman. The man plans to force his abductee to marry him if he isn’t stopped. Lana feels marriage isn’t the worst thing that could happen as she senses the threads of death circling this victim.

Lana can’t ignore these visions. Will Tony understand this isn’t an obsession, but a calling, and that Lana has to do whatever it takes for this young woman? Will she find the victim in time? If she doesn’t, life will never be the same.

Projected Scheduled Releases:

Book 4: Christmas Cruise - November 2015

Book 5: Haunted by Her Past - 2016

Book 6: Demi's Serial Case - 2017

Previous releases:

Book 1: Haunted Hearts

Book 2: Get Out or Die

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The Madness of Gods and Kings: Book V of the Northern Crusade

The Madness of Gods and Kings: Book V of the Northern Crusade

Blud Hamr in hand, Bahr and his mixed band of warriors begin their long journey home in the hopes of ending the oppression of the dark gods. Unknown to them, events are in motion that will forever change the face of the world. Armies have been assembled and now march on the already beleaguered kingdom of Delranan. Dwarves under King Thord encounter the largest Goblin army ever recorded, an army not even the mighty Dwarven cannons can defeat alone. Elves and Minotaurs join the army of Drimmen Delf as it prepares to head west. Finding and stopping the Goblins is their only task. Across the mountains, Badron returns home and attempts to regain his crown even as the combined armies of Rogscroft, the Pell Darga, and his very own Wolfsreik begin operations to remove Harnin One-Eye from power and end the long war in the north. Watching events unfold from his position in the ruins of Arlevon Gale, Amar Kit’han prepares for the ritual that will unleash the dark gods upon Malweir and bring the world into ruin. More info →
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Hammers In the Wind: Book I of the Northern Crusade

Hammers In the Wind: Book I of the Northern Crusade

Chaos has come to the northern kingdom of Delranan. King Badron’s house is invaded; his son murdered and his daughter kidnapped. Badron’s desire for revenge pushes the north into a long anticipated war. Confident of neighboring Rogscroft’s involvement in the attack, Badron orders his feared Wolfsreik, an army without equal, to attack and destroy his enemies. The ship The Sea Wolf returns to Delranan during the night of the attack and is quickly hired to hunt down and return the princess: dead or alive. Mercenaries and sell swords answer his call; none stranger than the seemingly feeble old Anienam Keiss, a man claiming to be the last living wizard and hiding the failures from a dark past and the mysterious warrior woman from the deep southern jungles: Rekka Jel. She comes with a dire warning. A dread evil has awakened and threatens to consume Malweir in a wave of fury. It begins in Delranan. More info →
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Shaken: The Martini Lounge (Young Guns)

Shaken: The Martini Lounge (Young Guns)

There’s something to be said for lust at first sight.

Redd wasn’t looking for Mr. Right but Mr. Right now. But the moment Nikko walked into her bar she felt that first rush of need. She wasn’t shy about getting what she wanted even if only for one night, which was all her chaotic lifestyle would allow. Besides, not many men wanted to date a woman who worked in a nightclub, even if she were the bartender. It tended to make them sneer. She didn’t know which was worse. When they found out she was part owner or when they found out she was a law student. That intimidated some. She didn’t really care.

Nikko wasn’t looking for anyone. His life was full as the senior associate at a law firm and he just found out he was being considered for partnership. His life was about to become even busier. Then something happened that left him shaken. What should have been one night of uninhibited pleasure became a weekend, then it became more. How did that happen? And did he want it to stop?

Shaken was previously part of the Club Prestige Collection. It is also book 1.5 in The Young Guns Series. Each book can be read as a stand alone.

Other books in The Martini Lounge Collection

Stirred

Frozen

The Prison Guard’s Son Book 1 in The Young Guns Series

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A Duchess Enraged

A Duchess Enraged

It's 18th century London, where an Earl loses a vast sum of money to his good friend, a Duke. To settle the debt, the Earl suggests that he marry his fourteen year old daughter to the Duke’s twenty-one year old son. The marriage takes place the next morning. She is terrified, and he is furious. Calling her an ugly dowd, he leaves immediately after the ceremony on the Grand Tour and does not return for four years.

When he returns, two adults who have barely met, and don’t even recognize each other must build a marriage. Can these two strong and determined personalities learn to overcome the resentments of the past, and convert the misunderstandings of the present into a passionate love affair on which they can build a life?

If you love a sexy romance this version is definitely for you! I guarantee, you'll never look at a library in quite the same way again. If you like sweet romance with NO sex, please buy "A Most Unusual Situation", the "Traditional" (sweet, no sex) version of the same story.

The novel is based on actual history, that of the Earl of March and Lady Sarah Cadogan. The historical details can be found in my blog at AHeyerLove.com. The Earl of Cadogan did marry his daughter, Lady Sarah Cadogan, to the Duke of Richmond’s son, the Earl of March, sight unseen as a way of settling an enormous gambling debt he owed the Duke.

They were married the day after the agreement was made, and the infuriated Earl of March departed on his Grand Tour immediately thereafter, not to return for four years. You can read the details on my blog, http://www.aheyerlove.com/blog/.

Because I like ladies with ships on their heads (see my blog also), I placed the costumes a few decades later in the 18th century, but attitudes towards marriage and the Grand Tour changed relatively little in that time. More info →
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The Lyncis Optima Concordat

The Lyncis Optima Concordat

The Dinarians are the bearers of two incredible gifts. It was they who first gained the ability to traverse space. As they did so, they became aware of the fact that every heavenly body, whether it be star or planet, has its own unique gravitational signature - its cosmic fingerprint, so to speak. This knowledge prompted them to depart from the use of propulsion and the vast amounts of fuel expended in travel. Each of these signatures would become the means of moving from point to point. If that signature is selected, a craft is drawn there based upon the signature without the use propulsion. As they continued to map the Lynx region of space they were able to continually expand their familiarity with the whole of the region. At the same time they observed, from a distance, those other races who would soon gain the ability to leave the surface of their worlds - to take flight. These fledgling races, upon doing so, were approached by the Dinarians with an outstretched hand of friendship. Over time, a number of different worlds gained the ability to travel space and others would also follow. The Dinarians decided that something would be needed to prevent any of the travelers from ever encroaching upon or taking advantage of any of the others. An agreement was formed and all who joined were given the secret to the Dinarians’ expertise and knowledge of the region. That is the first of the two gifts. The second is the impressive station where member worlds convene. The Lyncis Optima is the jewel of the galaxy. It was built as a gift to those member worlds and the Dinarians are the perpetual hosts. For millennia it has served and those who maintain it are privileged to do so. In circuit it visits the homes of its members and the ambassadors convene in the Great Chamber which is positioned at the nucleus of the station. Together they make up “The Lyncis Optima Concordat”. More info →
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The Oak: A Grown Up Fairy Tale

The Oak: A Grown Up Fairy Tale

On the outskirts of small French village lives Keitha Dubois, a beautiful young healer whose small cottage lies under the largest oak of the forest. Her quiet solitary life is filled with caring for the sick, and the everyday work of the age, with the occasional visits of good friends.

But this life is about to change.

The Huntsman. The Constable. The Stranger.

All vying for her love. Yet, who will she choose?

For one wants to possess her, one to protect her and one to love her forever.

Between passion, devotion, and obsession, the crusade to win her heart begins with The Oak.

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Groundhog Secrets: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Woodchucks (Nature in Quebec, Pictures of Astonishing Wildlife Book 2)

Groundhog Secrets: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Woodchucks (Nature in Quebec, Pictures of Astonishing Wildlife Book 2)

Do you want to know more about the woodchuck? Then this book packed with information about groundhogs is for you! Margot the woodchuck reveals all her secrets. She describes how groundhogs are born, what they look like and who is in their family. She talks about how they fill their tummies in summer and autumn, to store fat for the long winter months. Even medical doctors and scientists study the groundhog’s hibernation. Find out why in this fascinating illustrated book.

6 - 12 y

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Lava Storm In the Neighborhood: Nature’s Raw Power Unleashed (Giant Tales Apocalypse 10-Minute Stories)

Lava Storm In the Neighborhood: Nature’s Raw Power Unleashed (Giant Tales Apocalypse 10-Minute Stories)

Authors were asked to write a short story and include three highlights: lava rocks, the first sign of wildlife, and a bully on the loose. In this creative writing assignment, they were asked to include the theme, MY BROTHER’S KEEPER. Authors were given the following optional backstory: “A worldwide earthquake struck the entire Earth. It caused numerous volcanic eruptions and multiple lava storms. Almost half of the Earth’s forests were burned up. Your character’s neighborhood was completely destroyed except for one, two, or three houses.”

You’ll uncover nature’s raw power world in LAVA STORM IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD (Book 1), written by twenty-three creative fiction authors. With all new believable tales and reasonable consequences triggered by the greatest earthquake on Earth, you will absolutely cherish the question, Am I My Brother’s Keeper? and you’ll want to keep turning the pages for more giant tales. More info →
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Tides of Blood and Steel: Book II of the Northern Crusade

Tides of Blood and Steel: Book II of the Northern Crusade

War has come to the North. The kingdoms of Rogscroft and Delranan are engaged in a bitter struggle that can only result in the total annihilation of an entire kingdom. Yet while the opposing armies battle, a new threat approaches that may tip the balance of power and give King Badron total control. Seeking new evidence of the Dae’shan, the last surviving wizard, Anienam Keiss, believes Bahr and the others are all that stand in the way of the dark gods’ return to Malweir. Bahr and his beleaguered band of allies search for an ancient book said to contain the whereabouts of the mythical Blud Hamr. The Dae’shan continue to manipulate the politics of the northern kingdoms from within the shadows, eager to drive the balance between light and good irrevocably evil. Once that balance is undone the way will be open for the dark gods to return and claim Malweir as their own once again. Darkness approaches as the flames of war burn brighter. One king shall stand. One shall fall. More info →
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Final Ships In the Neighborhood (Giant Tales Apocalypse 10-Minute Stories Book 2)

Final Ships In the Neighborhood (Giant Tales Apocalypse 10-Minute Stories Book 2)

Set in the future, an apocalyptic event has wiped out ships on Earth. Authors were asked to write a short story including a mysterious ship, an appointment, and a rock or asteroid. This is Book 2 from the Giant Tales Apocalypse series. Each story is about 10-minutes long. Genres include thriller, fantasy, light science fiction, suspense, action, and adventure.

Authors include: H.M. Schuldt, Nina Soden, Stephanie Baskerville, Timothy Paul, Lynette White, Randy Dutton, Joyce Shaughnessy, Randall Lemon, Gail Harkins, Andy McKell, Laura Stafford, Christian Freed, Shae Hamrick, Amos Parker, Andrea Luquesi Scott, JD Mitchell, JZ Murdock, and Robert Tozer More info →
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The Highlander’s Yuletide Love

The Highlander’s Yuletide Love

The Highlander’s Yuletide Love is the sweet and sexy sequel to The Yuletide Countess, revisiting favorite characters from that novella, years later after little Lady Sophia is all grown up.

She is far more interested in her painting than the events of the Season in London and finds a confidante in Isobel, who also put off marriage to pursue her passion. A chance encounter with an old friend of Francis’, Colonel Ranulf Stirling, may be the start of something altogether not in Sophy’s plans, though.

For his part, Ranulf would rather be alone. He has no desire to take over the family estate after his older brother’s death. He takes refuge in his solitude, but finds it cold comfort. Once an accomplished pianoforte player, a minor injury during the war robbed him of the ability to play so even his music is denied him.

Sparks fly when the two meet. Can love fill Ranulf’s life with joy again? Will Sophy still be able to follow her dreams if she follows her heart? Only time will tell in The Highlander’s Yuletide Love. More info →
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Quest On Kamkor

Quest On Kamkor

Some say that the Trail of Kamkor was formed long ago as a great beast moved along the earth. Some say that Kamkor never ends. One thing is certain. If one is to avoid the dense forests of the highlands Kamkor is the only means of travel; and if these two young men accept their challenge Kamkor, with all of its perils will take them far from the mountains and across the lowlands. Young and naive, the perils of this ancient trail might be too much for ones of such tender years. Two mysterious mentors will aid them . . . if they accept. More info →
Love Naturally (A Hidden Beauty Novel Book 4)

Love Naturally (A Hidden Beauty Novel Book 4)

Madison LaBianca's whole life as a hard-hitting journalist is dedicated to explaining things and breaking big problems into manageable pieces. What happens when she apparently snoops into the wrong story, her life slowly spirals out of control, and she runs into a man who is just inexplicable?

Trevor Black is a man who is used to having to pick up the pieces of his life and rebuild after his world was shattered by an IED and when his wife was killed after she finally had sense enough to leave the disillusioned, sullen man he had become.

Trevor is working hard to find meaning in the senseless and to find purpose when life has kicked him to the curb. Can helping Madison sort out the pieces of her mixed-up life help Trevor face down his own painful demons and learn to just Love Naturally?

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If I Had Said: a novel

If I Had Said: a novel

"Nyssa Lakin," he stammered, "will you marry me?"

Nyssa Lakin is twenty years old when her boyfriend, Reese, proposes marriage, and she finds herself unable to give him an immediate answer. She loves him, but at this stage in her life, with so many unanswered questions still ahead, is she really ready for marriage?

"How I regretted that I was unable to throw my arms around Reese's neck and cry out that age-old refrain from every romantic movie I'd ever watched as a child...I would always stare at the screen, and want to shout at them, 'But how can you know for sure?'"

Nyssa’s choice will determine the direction of her life. In concurrent storylines, If I Had Said examines how Nyssa’s future plays out in the aftermath of this significant decision. One narrative follows the next ten years in the life of Nyssa Nowles, who said yes to Reese’s proposal; the other, the life of Nyssa Lakin, who said no. Through hardship, joy, and sorrow, as well as occasional misgivings about whether she did the right thing, each version of Nyssa works hard to overcome the challenges of the journey that follows her decision.

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Where Have All The Elves Gone?

Where Have All The Elves Gone?

Everyone knows Elves don’t exist. Or do they? Daniel Thomas spent years making a career of turning his imagination into the reality of best selling fantasy novels. But times are tough. No one wants to read about elves and dragons anymore. Daniel learns this firsthand when his agent flatly says no to his latest and, what he deems, to be greatest novel yet. Dissatisfied with the turn to zombies and vampire lovers, he takes his manuscript and heads out to confront his agent. His world changes when he finds his agent dying on the floor of her office. Too late to help, he watches as her dead body disintegrates into a pile of ash and dust. Daniel doesn’t have time to ponder what just happened as a band of assassins breaks in, forcing him to flee to the Citadel and the home of the king of the high elves in order to survive. Daniel soon discovers that all of the creatures he once thought he imagined actually exist and are living among us. His revelation comes at a price however, as he is drawn into a murder-mystery that will push him to the edge of sanity and show him things no human has witnessed in centuries. More info →
A Whisper After Midnight: Book III of the Northern Crusade

A Whisper After Midnight: Book III of the Northern Crusade

The crusade in the northern kingdoms advances at a frightening pace. Armies of Men and Goblins clash on snow barren fields, locked in the brutal struggle for nothing else but survival. One shall stand. One shall fall. King Badron has conquered Rogscroft and claimed the throne for his own but all is not well. His enemies are scattered, divided, but a new effort is underway to sweep Rogscroft clear of all invading armies.

Under the influences of the Dae’shan, Harnin methodically transforms Delranan into a kingdom of depravity and murder. His agents pursue the rebellion, driving them all to new acts of violence and desperation. Bahr and his band of heroes departs fabled Venheim in search of the Blud Hamr: the sole weapon capable of halting the dark gods’ aggression for good. The city of Trennaron is far to the south and in order to reach it the heroes must travel through the Dwarf lands of Drimmen Delf where they stumble upon a civil war. Hope fades as the heroes begin to realize how difficult their task is. More info →
The Crown of Stones: Magic-Borne

The Crown of Stones: Magic-Borne

No other Shinree has borne as much of magic's weight, its pleasure, or its guilt.

The fate of Ian Troy is revealed in the final installment of C. L. Schneider's epic fantasy trilogy, The Crown of Stones.

In one fell swoop, the resistance was shattered. Lives were taken. Hope was lost. Peace slipped like grains of sand through his fingers. So did the Crown of Stones. Now, forced into hiding, Ian Troy grapples for a way to save the realm—and free its people—from the sadistic clutches of Jem Reth; Mirra’kelan’s new self-appointed emperor. Plagued with the knowledge of a tragic future, he strives to influence events and save those he cares for. But his magic has betrayed him, and Fate has other plans.

Marked by the crown, hindered by the transformation spell contained within, each cast brings Ian one step closer to becoming more beast than man. Each move brings the death and destruction foretold in his vision inexplicably nearer. With Langor on the brink of war, and King Malaq’s plan for peace hanging in the balance, Ian returns to the ancient past; seeking an end to the eldring spell and a means to thwart Jem’s growing domination. What he finds there sets off a chain of revelations that leads Ian places he never thought to go.

Entrusted with the future of his race, Ian becomes the linchpin for lasting change. But how much weight can one man carry? And how much is he willing to sacrifice in the name of peace?

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An Indecent Charade

An Indecent Charade

Will passion revive her long-suffering heart or will she be doomed to a loveless arranged marriage?

This is the After Dark, steamy, sexy version of Letitia's story. If you want the Traditional, no sex version, please see "An Honest Deception: Letitia's Traditional Regency Romance."

After the death of her wastrel husband, Alfred, Lady Letitia Morgan wants nothing more than to settle into the peaceful life of a widow. Her limited finances are enough to provide Letty and her two children that simple life.

Phillip Masham, Marquess of Eynsford and long-time friend of Francis, Lord Exencour, finds himself very much interested in Letty. Unfortunately for him, Letty’s opinion of men of the ton was quite soured by the late Baron Morgan. Not one to give up, the creative Marquess becomes Mr. Phillip Markham, a solicitor in the Inner Temple, in hopes that Letty will get to know him for who his is, beyond his title.

However, her well-meaning cousin demands that she remarry as soon as is proper; indeed, he feels it to be her duty as a woman and to her family. To that end, he moves to arrange her marriage to the Bishop of Mainwaring, someone for whom Letty has no feelings whatsoever.

Letty and Phillip embark upon an affair that may deepen into love, but will it survive the truth?

Find out in the latest by Alicia Quigley, chart-topping author of The Yuletide Countess and The Secret Bluestocking. More info →
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The Little Giants as the Mysterious Six in the Tangled Case of the Ghastly Chicken Yegg (Volume 1)

The Little Giants as the Mysterious Six in the Tangled Case of the Ghastly Chicken Yegg (Volume 1)

What if what you thought was just another mystery to solve ended up being something far more important that you ever dreamed—far bigger than your mind could ever imagine? What if the King Himself, Jesus Christ, were involved in your every waking moment and leading you into incredible adventures and exploits for His glory? Well, that’s just what’s going on as the Savior helps this group of young sleuthers solve the mystery of Robyn’s disappearing chickens. He calls them His Little Giants, for that’s what they are—His powerful warriors in ‘little people suits’ who are unknowingly following His lead every step of the way. The story involves five ten-year-olds who belong to a detectives’ club and find themselves working on a new case involving missing chickens. The club is comprised of Bailey, the brainiac, who likes to read the dictionary, Jack, the gallant—who eats like a horse, Emily, the rich girl with freckles and pedicures, Dexter, the gifted maladroit and Robyn, the lover of all God’s creatures. They ‘accidently’ run into Oliver, a new kid from Great Britain who talks weird and thinks of himself as brilliant. Eventually, they invite him to try passing a test to be able to join their club. The test? Solve the mystery! They find themselves in life-threatening situations like thunderstorms, dark caves, dealing with Edgar the Terrible and having to approach the crazy man who’s rumored to eat children. While the group works out the mystery of the missing chickens, they’re also working out the issues of trust, judging and grace. Trust, by asking God for His divine intervention, judging, by listening to rumors and jumping to the wrong conclusions. And grace, by putting it into practice with Oliver, who they try not to gobsmack on a regular basis for being such a know-it-all. Mysteries abound as Jesus’ Little Giants follow His lead as they introduce the little lost British lamb to the King and uncover far more than they had bargained for! More info →
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Joy and Tiers (A Hidden Beauty Novel Book 3)

Joy and Tiers (A Hidden Beauty Novel Book 3)

Tyler Colton is exactly the irritating, overbearing take charge, livin’ large kind of guy that Heather LaBianca has been dodging her whole life. So, why exactly does her heart beat faster every time Officer Colton enters the room?

Tyler wasn’t exactly looking for happily ever after when his best friend got married and started hanging out with a new group of friends. Sure, the curvy spitfire blonde Italian who had as many jokes as a standup comedian intrigued him, but exasperatingly his natural charms seem largely ineffective for this fiercely independent woman.

When personal tragedy strikes in Heather’s life, Tyler gets a chance to be Heather’s real life knight-in shining-armor. Yet even as he’s helping her dreams come true, Tyler realizes that this puzzling enigma of a woman is quietly helping him exorcise the nightmares of a mission that went horribly wrong.

Will he be brave enough to accept her love so that they can move forward together through Joy and Tiers?

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Get Out or Die – #2: A Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery, #2

Get Out or Die – #2: A Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery, #2

A Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery Series - Novella 2

Will Lana be able to control the situation or will the ghost sense he can overtake her?

Since the news of her first case, Lana Malloy's Private Investigating/Mediator business is booming. At one pro-bono job, Lana helps a widow communicate with her late husband and learns of a frightening new ability she wasn't aware she possessed-an ability that could give the spirit the upper hand if she's not careful.

Lana struggles for control when she encounters the angry ghost who doesn't want to leave and who doesn't want the occupants of the house to stay. Will Lana be able to control the situation or will the ghost sense he can overtake her? Does she have other abilities she can rely on to save her?

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". . . In GET OUT OR DIE . . . Lana Malloy helps restless spirits, and the families they are haunting, find peace. The murder mystery aspect adds a nice touch of intrigue . . . a page turner . . ."

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The paranormal mystery is a stand alone while the romance is a continuation from Haunted Hearts.

Projected Scheduled Releases:

Book 3: The Wedding Crasher - September 2015

Book 4: Christmas Cruise - November 2015

Book 5: Haunted by Her Past

Book 6: Demi's Serial Case

*Note: Get Out or Die is a re-release. It was once part of the One Touch Beyond Anthology. It has been edited and new scenes have been added since the previous release.

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Dallas Fire & Rescue: Red Hot Reunion (Kindle Worlds Novella)

Dallas Fire & Rescue: Red Hot Reunion (Kindle Worlds Novella)

When their entire relationship is a lie, how can their love be real?

Hope Mathison’s ten-year high school reunion is approaching, and she’s dying to show everyone she’s no longer the poor, overweight girl from the trailer park. She’s not only lost the weight that made her so self-conscious for years but even started her own successful business as a software developer.

Hope’s plan to show her former bullies that she’s overcome the adversity of her home life and the hell they caused her for four long years has one little snag: she’s still single. Her best friend, Marion, has a solution though. Hope will attend a hot-fireman auction and buy herself a date for the reunion. But Hope never expected the hottest fireman at the auction to be Flynn Eaves, a former high school classmate.

Surprisingly, Flynn not only agrees to pretend to be her boyfriend for the reunion, but asks for a favor in return—that she pretend to be his girlfriend for his cousin’s wedding. As they create a fake relationship to fool old classmates and family members, they discover a real attraction brewing, one he wants to pursue, but the insecurities of Hope’s past might just cost her the one thing she’s always wanted most: to be loved for who she is, even if, at heart, she’ll always be that overweight girl from the trailer park.

But can she trust Flynn when their relationship was built on a lie? Or will the insecurities of her past tear them apart? More info →
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The Dragon Hunters

The Dragon Hunters

Some men are made in battle. Grelic of Thrae is one. A seasoned veteran of numerous campaigns and raids, Grelic is a warrior without a war. He languishes under mugs of ale and poor choices that eventually find him locked in the dungeons of King Rentor. His only chance at redemption is an offer tantamount to suicide: travel north with a misfit band of adventurers and learn the truth of what happened in the village of Gend. Grelic, suddenly tired of his life, reluctantly agrees and meets the only survivor of the horrible massacre: Fitch Iane. Broken, mentally and physically, Fitch babbles about demons stalking through the mists and a terrible monster prowling the skies, breathing fire and death. What begins as a simple reconnaissance mission quickly turns into a quest to stop Sidian, the Silver Mage from accomplishing his goals in the Deadlands. Grelic and his team are sorely outnumbered and ill prepared to deal with the combined threats of a dark mage and one of the great dragons from the west. More info →
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The Crown of Stones: Magic-Scars

The Crown of Stones: Magic-Scars

Magic doesn’t wound the same as a sword.

The story of Ian Troy continues in Magic-Scars, the second installment in C. L. Schneider’s riveting epic fantasy trilogy, The Crown of Stones.

Captured by his old enemy, King Draken of Langor, Shinree magic user Ian Troy was sentenced to prison. Tortured and drugged, robbed of his will, his memories, and his magic, Ian was made to do unspeakable things. Rescued, as his body slowly rids itself of the drug, Ian realizes he has returned to an unfamiliar world gripped with fear. In the wake of his fall, those he cared for were left to their own grim fates. Draken has seized control of the realms and named himself High King. His brutal rein has sparked a desperate rebellion that Ian now finds himself a part of. His one task: recover and repair the Crown of Stones, in hopes it will tip the balance in the revolution that is brewing. In pursuit of the reason behind the artifact’s strange loss of magic, Ian is driven to release an explosion of retribution and power that leaves him irrevocably scarred.

Struggling to reconcile the man he has become with the man he once was, Ian strives to understand the growing number of magic-scars adorning his body. He searches for the truth behind his link to the Crown of Stones and uncovers shocking secrets buried for generations beneath the sand. To become the weapon the resistance needs, he must assume responsibility for his magical inheritance. But can he curb the destructive appetite that comes with it?

The price of Ian’s magic and his addiction have never been higher.

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Sense & Sensuality: Caroline’s After Dark Georgian Romance

Sense & Sensuality: Caroline’s After Dark Georgian Romance

At long last, readers’ wishes are granted! Sense & Sensuality: Caroline’s After Dark Georgian Romance is here!

Everyone’s favorite, ever-practical Caroline, Countess of Eskmaine returns in full force in this After Dark novel. A challenge from her sister-in-law Allegra, Duchess of Gravesmere, puts Caroline on the dance floor with the next man who asks her to dance. The irrepressible rake, Tristan, Baron Gresham is recently returned from Venice, bored with the life of a libertine. Attending a ball, he decides to ask Lady Eskmaine for a dance. Determined to teach Allegra that she is capable of handling her own affairs, Caroline accepts Lord Gresham’s invitation.

The moment their hands touch, the attraction is undeniable. Neither knows, however, what the other is seeking. Caroline, tired of being the paragon of common sense in the family, wants to let go and live a little. The return of her old adversary, now obviously interested in her, may be just what she needs. Tristan, on the other hand, wishes to leave behind his rakish lifestyle and become a proper English gentleman. Beautiful, intelligent and dependable Caroline fills his thoughts as the one woman with whom he’d like to build that life.

What happens when the immovable, sensible Caroline meets the irresistible, sensual Tristan? Will he ignite passion’s fires within her, giving her the release she needs? Will she bring him the contentment and love he so deeply desires? And just what is Lady Manning up to this time?

Find out in Alicia Quigley’s latest, Sense & Sensuality: Caroline’s After Dark Georgian Romance! More info →
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The Little Giants as the Mysterious Six in the Supernatural Great Escape (Volume 2)

The Little Giants as the Mysterious Six in the Supernatural Great Escape (Volume 2)

The Mysterious Six are at it again! When Mr. Higgins asks the young detective’s club to investigate the strange going’s on in the middle of the night at the back of his property, the experienced mystery-solvers rise to the challenge. He hands them a very peculiar key and they find themselves exploring caves and dark tunnels, never realizing the grave danger they are in. Throughout it all, King Jesus, and His angels are responding to a very powerful weapon that the Little Giants are learning to wield; the weapon of prayer. Their simple prayers turn everything around and what starts out as something terrible turns into tremendous victory! Hang on to your hats as you join them in The Supernatural Great Escape! More info →
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Love Claimed (A Hidden Beauty Novel Book 6)

Love Claimed (A Hidden Beauty Novel Book 6)

Donda has seen more than her fair share of tragedy. Between the assaults she suffered as a child, her eating disorder, and addictions she feels like she's the last person who should get a second chance.

Jaxson has spent years trying to move past his own inner demons. His ex-wife was a junkie who let their young daughter die rather than miss a score. Though he has committed his career to saving lives, he can't shake the feeling he should have done more back then. When the single mother and doctor finally meet, it seems like fate. A car accident turns a shared glance into a chance at happiness neither one expected or believes they deserve.

Becoming a teenaged matchmaker extraordinaire, Donda's son, Gabriel, is convinced the two are perfect for each other, but they aren't so sure.

Can the pair get past their troubled histories, self-doubt, and bad experiences to find love at last?

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A Long Way From Home

A Long Way From Home

War is Hell. Anyone who has ever put on a uniform and purposefully went to where the enemy was intent on killing him can attest to that. But instead of a singular definition of Hell that religion preaches, war is so much more. It is Hell on the families left behind. Hell on the mind and spirit. Hell on the nerves. Hell on coming home and trying to remember where you fit in. Yes, war is Hell. A Long Way From Home is the compilation of my experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2002-2006. It gives first hand accounts of some of the most gruesome fighting and a behind the scenes look at what really went on from various levels. More info →
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The Runaway Schoolhouse

The Runaway Schoolhouse

Clearie, a one-hundred-year-old schoolhouse, is fed-up.

For so long, he has helped children get educated but been rewarded only by their complaints about how much they hate school.

He longs to get away.

His dream is to go to France, a country he has heard so much about in geography lessons over the years - but how could a schoolhouse possibly travel?

Eventually, he comes up with a plan and enlists the help of two students, the Buggy twins; but not everything works out as he had hoped.

With an attic full of crazy crabs, led by the fearless Lancelot, his journey is less than enjoyable and, in his absence, the school system falls apart.

Will Clearie's dreams come true and the children get their wish for school days to end forever? Or has everyone bitten off more than they can chew?

About the Author Maria Matthews lives near Ashbourne in County Meath, with her husband, one crazy collie and a lazy elkhound – all of whom help to feed her imagination.

Her two grown children return just often enough to check she hasn’t got stuck in a daydream.

Her passions include writing, her family and her work as a volunteer with the river rescue team, in her home county.

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Beyond the Edge of Dawn

Beyond the Edge of Dawn

The Knights of Gaimos are legendary. The very best warriors in the world. Their kingdom was once among the most revered. Once, but no more. Now Gaimos is destroyed. The remnants of its people scattered across every kingdom. Kavan was one of the last sons to be born into Gaimosian society before the fall. Now kingdomless, he does what every good Knight was made for: he roams Malweir in search of the perfect battle. What he finds, in the dead of winter in the kingdom of Aradain, goes beyond any expectation. Werebeasts and agents of evil lurk in the shadows, quickly preparing the land for the return of the dark gods. For Kavan, it will be a struggle just to stay alive. Half the world away, Pirneon, the former Knight Marshal of Gaimos, languishes under petty jobs. His desires for a rebuilt Gaimos conflict with the morality of being a knight. Pirneon will do anything to reclaim his position and the glory of his fallen kingdom. He secretly covets the title by which the rest of Malweir knows them: Vengeance Knights. More info →
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Apocalypse Orphan (The Fractured Earth Saga Book 1)

Apocalypse Orphan (The Fractured Earth Saga Book 1)

Commander Orlando Iron Wolf is aboard the International Space Station when a blinking light on his computer console alerts him to a fast moving comet headed for a collision with planet Earth.

With no way to stop the impending doomsday, the world descends into panic and anarchy. Massive transport ships are built to colonize the moon, and evacuation of a chosen few begins.

After a shuttle mission to study the approaching comet goes awry, Wolf is forced into cryogenic deep sleep, and the onboard computer assumes control of the ship.

Wolf awakens 50,000 years later to a wildly different earth. Endowed with incredible strength, he finds himself caught in a war between primitive tribes, and his survival depends on Syn, an advanced computer intelligence who has fallen in love with him.

Will Wolf be able to help restore Earth to its past glory or is civilization doomed to fail?

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A Lady of Passion: Isobel’s After Dark Regency Romance

A Lady of Passion: Isobel’s After Dark Regency Romance

A Lady of Passion is my "After Dark" version of the The Secret Bluestocking. The stories are nearly identical, but A Lady of Passion is rewritten slightly to allow Isobel and Francis' relationship to have a strong physical component.

What would you do if you were intelligent, independent, wealthy and had an interest in archaeology? If you're the Honorable Miss Isobel Paley, you do as you please, but you would keep it as your most guarded secret.

Isobel's story is set in a time of social change, after Mary Wollstonecraft published her famous "A Vindication on the Rights of Woman," positing (correctly, of course!) that women were not inferior to men. Even so, Society hadn't yet changed to the degree that a free-thinking woman of means could be open about her "unseemly" interests.

Isobel happily pursues her intellectual (and other) passions without a care for marriage. She's perfectly capable of tending to her own life as a trendsetter in fashion during the Season and an archaeologist in Scotland during the summer. Marriage, she believes, is only the surrender of her legal identity, independence and fortune to the whims of a man. Further, celibacy, to Isobel, is a waste of youth.

Then an accident outside her country estate brings Major Lord Francis Wheaton into her life and her home. Lord Francis, recently back from the Peninsular Wars, must convalesce at Isobel's manor, being too injured to travel.

What follows is the tale of two strong-willed individuals, both harboring secrets of their own, and their undeniable attraction to one another. Will Isobel succeed in keeping her secret? Will Lord Francis find what he needs? And just who is the mysterious Marcus Paley? More info →
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His Sacrifice For Love: Clean Read Interracial Billionaire Romance (Love’s Abandon Book 1)

His Sacrifice For Love: Clean Read Interracial Billionaire Romance (Love’s Abandon Book 1)

Maggie is an African American girl, working as a waitress on the private yacht of one of the wealthiest men in the country.

Chase is a savvy businessman who only knows how to make money with investments, buying and selling Real Estate and of course running an illegal casino on his cruiser.

Chase is bored and ready to return to shore when he glimpses the sexy honey complexioned woman meandering through the crowd on the lower deck. He is smitten and would do anything for her attention.

A clandestine meeting with a stranger just after her shift, has Maggie feeling butterflies. She believes the stranger to be a guest on the ship, one she’d served just a few hours ago. However, when her boss, whom she’d never met, summons her for drinks, she isn’t happy. Nevertheless, not wanting to lose her job in the middle of the ocean she accepts, only to realize the man she’d found herself attracted to, is no other than her mysterious boss, Chase McMillan.

His Sacrifice For Love will take you on an emotional roller coaster as Chase does everything to prove his love. One night of passion, a baby and a father who is dead set against having a poor colored girl as daughter-in-law.

Everything comes crashing down as the most eligible bachelor in Florida, takes himself off the market, sacrificing all he has for love.

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This romance novel contains no explicit scenes and very mild language. Suitable for ages 16+ and Christians.

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So the Heart Can Dance (A Hidden Beauty Novel Book 2)

So the Heart Can Dance (A Hidden Beauty Novel Book 2)

Carrying unseen scars from her tragic past, Tara Isamu felt destined to live a life of solitude. Her heart just couldn't take any more risks. But a chance meeting with an old friend could open the door to healing and love. Aidan O'Brien misses the joyful dancer Tara once was. He'll do anything to set her free so her heart can dance. He believes that together, they can conquer the world, if only he can convince her to trust in love again.

Note: Throughout 2015 the author will donate 15% of gross profits to RAINN, a national charity dedicated to stopping sexual assault and abuse.

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The Kiss: The Cotiere Chronicles #1

The Kiss: The Cotiere Chronicles #1

The Nachhaltig have lived among ordinary humans for centuries, but an ancient grudge has driven them to the brink of extinction. It will take the bravery of a new generation to reverse the damage done, and sacrifices must be made in order to gain and maintain unity among the Cotiere scattered across the globe. All it will take is one kiss to start the revolution.

Leisel has been groomed for her upcoming bonding to the man the Cotiere has chosen for her, but a birth defect has left her unable to complete the bonding ritual. Her hopes that going away to college will unlock her natural instincts are shattered by a surprise encounter with a man named Koen. A man whose very existence challenges everything she ever knew to be true.

Though his people are dwindling and he is facing a young death, Koen pursues his music career and clings to the fading hope that he will meet the woman he was uniquely created for. When Leisel's voice echoes from behind a curtain, he is drawn into a dangerous plan to save not only their relationship, but their entire race.

Newly updated and re-edited. The Kiss is a clean urban fantasy with a paranormal twist.

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Miss Fortune

Miss Fortune

Memoir Miss Fortune is a rollicking account of a woman coming of age in modern Ukraine. Finalist at the Kindle Book Awards 2016.

Albina Hume is often asked the same question - how did she meet her South African husband John, a property developer and the man who bred 1,000 rhinos? She has always kept her response simple. Until now. Born with a speech impediment that turned into a childhood fear of being unworthy of love has resulted in various misfortunes, from failing dreams and relationships to even ending up in a police cell for 51 days, until she finally learned to focus on her dreams, not her fears.

"Who would think that my inability to pronounce the letter R would turn my life upside down and lead me from Ukraine to South Africa?"

Native Ukrainian Albina has transformed her life story into a powerful testimony, written in English, her third language, which she taught herself ten years ago. Miss Fortune tells the story of how childhood fears can dictate one's present and future, and the many challenges she faced in her quest to find happiness.

Currently, Albina and John Hume have dedicated their lives to preventing the South African rhino population from becoming extinct by breeding and protecting rhinos for future generations. More info →
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The Lazarus Men

The Lazarus Men

It is the 23rd century. Humankind has reached the stars, building a tentative empire across a score of worlds. Earth’s central government rules weakly as several worlds continue their efforts toward independence. Shadow organizations hide in the midst of the political infighting. Their manifestations of power and influence are beholden only to the highest bidder. The most powerful/insidious/secret of these, The Lazarus Men, has existed for decades, always working outside of morality’s constraints. Led by the enigmatic Mr. Shine, their agents are hand selected from the worst humanity has to offer and available for the right price.

Gerald LaPlant lives an ordinary life on Old Earth. That life is thrown into turmoil on the night he stumbles upon the murder of what appears to be a street thief. Fleeing into the night, Gerald finds himself caught in a war between the Lazarus Men and Roland McMasters, an extremely powerful man dissatisfied with the current regime and with designs on ruling his own empire. More info →
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Vigilante Annie Scarlotte: Anthology: The Complete First Series

Vigilante Annie Scarlotte: Anthology: The Complete First Series

Because Annie has no recollection of her birth parents, her life is full of unknowns. Still, she seems relatively content with her simple existence in Washington, DC. Marcus, her new Italian boyfriend, adds much desired spice to her life despite secrecy about his position at SecureVest. But when Annie becomes mysteriously ill, it is the catalyst for a life far from simple.

Seemingly by luck, Annie discovers that she is maturing into a dhampir (a vampire/human hybrid), and to survive she must feed on fresh human blood. With Marcus fully aware of Annie's predicament, they concoct a scheme: find the evil living among us and act where justice does not.

Vigilante Annie is born.

In trying to adjust to her new life, Annie feels like a stranger in an unfamiliar land. Because Annie yearns to belong, she confides in father-figure Larry. When Annie finds out her friend Elisa works at SecureVest, where Marcus is employed, things unravel beyond control, and forgotten years from Annie's childhood make themselves known piece by piece.

Will Annie be able to satisfy her body's cravings and stay alive?

Who wants to use her for their own agenda?

Can Annie trust Elisa's friends?

Will she ever have the chance to meet her mother?

In the end, will Annie be a slave to those who would use her, or will she have an opportunity for a freedom she has never known?

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The Contraband Courtship (The Arlingbys Book 2)

The Contraband Courtship (The Arlingbys Book 2)

"Their love story is funny, romantic, and very sexy in Alicia Quigley’s hot but tasteful way, as they struggle with the smugglers and their pre-conceived notions about each other. A very fun read – highly recommended!" ~ Reader review

Malcolm Arlingby, Rowena’s headstrong brother from A Collector’s Item, settles into his new life as the Earl of Wroxton. Content to while away his time in the decadence he missed during his exile from England, Malcolm hasn’t been paying attention to the duties that come with the title. A letter from the mistress of a neighboring estate warns of smugglers using Malcolm’s lands for their dastardly deeds and he must finally put aside his entertainments to handle the business of being an Earl.

Helena Keighley, the one who sent the letter, is not the sour spinster Malcolm was expecting, however. She is a beautiful, vibrant and equally headstrong woman who is more than ready to take Malcolm to task for ignoring his duties. As the pair becomes embroiled in solving the problem of the smugglers, a strong attraction develops. The smugglers aren’t going without a fight, though.

Will his new neighbor bring Malcolm all the things he never knew he wanted? Or, will the smugglers destroy it all? Find out in The Contraband Courtship.

Book 3 in the series is coming in March 2016.

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The Dragon Curse: A Dragon Shifter Paranormal Romance

The Dragon Curse: A Dragon Shifter Paranormal Romance

Nearly 400 years have passed since an evil witch left him with a riddle to solve and cursed him. He has searched high and low to find the cure to break the curse to no avail.
Changing his identity and moving from place to place is the only way to keep his secret from the world. Bronte Petrakis has accumulated a world of wealth and knowledge and is now one of the wealthiest men alive.

When Silene Belmonte gets a promotion working in the main office with her Alpha boss, she is less than thrilled. She is one of the best real estate agents in the business is happy to be best employee of the branch office. However, when they meet, sparks fly and she is quickly sucked in by Bronte’s irresistible charms.

Bronte has fallen for his assistant, but trouble comes knocking in the form of his most dangerous opponent; the one who made him immortal and unable have a relationship.

Find out what happens in this thrilling paranormal dragon shifter story. What happens to the dragon master and how his curse gets broken? Will Silene stick with the dragon or will she flee in fear for her life?

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Identity of the Heart (A Hidden Hearts Novel Book 1)

Identity of the Heart (A Hidden Hearts Novel Book 1)

After Marcus Brolen’s best friend, Rogue Bentancourt, swears that guys aren't interested in trying to keep up with her busy schedule as an apprentice in his tattoo shop and art student with some modeling and waitressing thrown in on the side to make ends meet, he signs her up for an online dating service called BrainsRSexy.com.

After all, it won’t be all that weird…right? He'll be there to play her wingman as always. Even though he and Rogue have never had chemistry, she deserves the absolute best and he's going to help her find her perfect guy.

When Computer Security Expert, Tristan Macklin, is hired by Ivy Love Montclair, to figure out what's happening to her dating profile, he quickly concludes that the problem goes much deeper than a simple computer glitch and has become an issue of the Identity of the Heart.

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The Touch: The Cotiere Chronicles #2

The Touch: The Cotiere Chronicles #2

The Nachhaltig have lived among ordinary humans for centuries, but an ancient grudge has driven them to the brink of extinction. Though the Cotiere have been brought back together, old traditions still lurk between families, stealing hope and threatening to tear it apart again.

Despite the crippling pain that increases every day, Alexander enjoys a life that would be the envy of many. But there is one thing his money can’t buy – the trust of the beautiful and elusive Jessi whose slightest touch promises an end to his pain.

Jessi finds no comfort in discovering Alexander is her intended, because the Alexander she knows is no one she wants to be bound to for the rest of her life. But with her own pain growing, and rumors of Alexander’s drastic change of heart, Jessi must learn to trust him to help her through the consequences when reality exposes the web of deception surrounding them.

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An Hour of Wolves: A Sleeping Gods Tale (The Sleeping Gods)

An Hour of Wolves: A Sleeping Gods Tale (The Sleeping Gods)

The universe is in chaos. Uneasy tensions rest between the three ruling factions. The priests of the Conclave maintain their hold on over seven hundred worlds in the absence of the gods while members of the Inquisition, and their Prekhauten guard allies, remain ever vigil for signs of heresy. Inquisitor Tolde Breed is summoned to the Inquisitor General's office and given a grave mission. Amongeratix, one of the Three, has escaped his eternal prison and cutting a violent swath across the known universe. Breed is given a handful of Guardsmen and a Blood Witch to hunt down and stop Amongeratix before he manages to awaken the sleeping gods. An hour of wolves dawns on all mankind. More info →
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Even Gods Must Fall: Book VI of the Northern Crusade

Even Gods Must Fall: Book VI of the Northern Crusade

All armies, both enemy and ally, converge on the beleaguered kingdom of Delranan. All unwittingly approaching the seminal moment in the future of the world. The ruins of Arlevon Gale are ripe with activity as the vile Dae’shan prepare to open the portal between dimensions and finally release the dark gods. Should they succeed, all life will be devoured. Bahr must struggled through personal conflict as he leads his team across the kingdom that should have been his. Scenes of epic destruction greet his every step, leading him to fear for his people. He must place is trust in the hands of others, a fact he’d spent a lifetime avoiding. Nothing matters now except for getting the Giant Groge into the ruins where he can destroy the Olagath Stone and end the looming threat. The inevitable battle at Arlevon Gale will decide the fate of the entire world. Armies will clash. Men will fall. Soon the dead will outnumber the living. Malweir will never be the same again. More info →
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The Mysterious Door

The Mysterious Door

Margaret Hefferman, the author of Bedtime Treasures has released this brand new book called The Mysterious Door. Once again Margaret has paired up with artist Nicole Wallace to bring this wonderful story alive.

I hope that you will enjoy Charlie and Emma's adventure and that it will awaken your own imagination and allow you to enter your own new world, where anything you wish is possible."

Margaret currently resides in Brooklin, Ontario, Canada with her husband. She has 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren.

London, Ontario native Nicole Wallace graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in the visual arts. She currently lives in North Bay, Ontario working as a visual arts secondary school teacher where she enjoys watching her students discover themselves and their talents through the fine arts. Although Nicole only works as an illustrator part-time, she enjoys the creative process and the imaginative worlds that the authors she collaborates with take her through.

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A Collector’s Item: Rowena’s After Dark Regency Romance (The Arlingbys Book 1)

A Collector’s Item: Rowena’s After Dark Regency Romance (The Arlingbys Book 1)

“If you enjoy regency and historical romance with a healthy dose of mystery, you'll love A Collector's Item. This story is both refined and deliciously steamy, and you'll be hastily drawn into Rowena's world.” ~ Reader review

“Where do I start? It was beautifully written, as is the author's style. The sex was hot! The story was hot! The hero was David Beckham HOT!! But then again, I am a sucker for Regency heroines that defy conventions!” ~ Reader review

Alaric Montfort, the fifth Earl of Brayleigh, is well-known as a collector of beautiful things. He's equally well-known for stopping at nothing to acquire that which he desires, even if it means bringing others to ruin. His latest target is Lady Rowena Arlingby.

Rowena, a young woman of means, has a penchant for speaking her mind and seeking adventure. She also happens to be the sister of Alaric's greatest enemy. When Alaric decides that Rowena would make the perfect addition to his collection, he sets in motion a series of events that eventually involve Rowena and him in an old mystery and the search for a cold-blooded killer.

Will logical, hard-hearted Alaric succeed in adding the beautiful Rowena, who wishes to marry only for love, to his renowned collection? Can the pair survive the search for a dangerous murderer? Where is the infamous Pearl of Sirsi?

Find out in A Collector's Item: Rowena's After Dark Regency Romance. The danger is real, the romance is captivating and the sex is scorchingly hot in this After Dark version. For those who prefer sweet romance without sex, check out the Traditional version of this story, That Infamous Pearl.

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Ghosts and Shadows (Detective ‘Cadillac’ Holland Mystery Series Book 3)

Ghosts and Shadows (Detective ‘Cadillac’ Holland Mystery Series Book 3)

Louisiana State Police Detective Cooter "Cadillac" Holland faces his deadliest adversary yet in this award-winning mystery series. Holland took an oath to protect against "enemies foreign and domestic," and encounters both when a ghost from his past threatens his friends and family. Detective Holland is forced to call upon the skills and mind-set learned as a Special Forces and Intelligence operative to keep the peace between two local gangs and a violent Mexican drug cartel, outsmart an ambitious defense contractor, and take on a loose-cannon Federal official out to cover the tracks of a deal gone bad just as New Orleans braces itself for Mardi Gras, the first Super Bowl in Saints' history, and a critical election that will determine the future of the city. More info →
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Sex, Blood, Rock ‘N’ Roll, and Vampyr (The Bloodline Series Book 1)

Sex, Blood, Rock ‘N’ Roll, and Vampyr (The Bloodline Series Book 1)

Twenty-five years after West Side’s frontman, Quinn Forrester, mysteriously vanished shocking his band members and the world, the opening of an art gallery brings the band’s lead guitarist, Jeff West, to New Orleans. Now a vampire, ageless and immortal, Quinn dwells in the dark shadows of the French Quarter after reinventing himself as his son. A beautiful artist, Quinn’s lookalike son, a vampire tour, romance, mayhem, and a series of events lead Jeff to Quinn. Will Jeff finally uncover the horrific truth?

"K.M. McFarland may have just made a big contribution to the massive amount of vampire lore and books that have been created in the wake of Anne Rice...I like K.M. McFarland's take on vampire lore. I like her characters. The writing is good. The plot works, and the vampires are fashionable and friendly...If you are in the market for a new vampire book, try this one." —R.S.

"The New Orleans setting is exciting and filled with mystery, and the possibilities inherent in an immortal life that can be maintained without the loss of human life to sustain it is intriguingly explored in this inter-personal relationship-oriented tale...Her plot is geared around the characters in her story and the impact turning vampire had on each of their and their loved one's lives...readers who enjoy paranormal romance blended with family sagas will find much to enjoy." —J.M.

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Saving Detroit: A Challenged Faith Novel

Saving Detroit: A Challenged Faith Novel

Luke Kelso is about to land what he thought was his dream job as crew chief for his dad’s pro-race team, but a celebratory night out with friends turns into a six-month nightmare of abuse after he is drugged and forced into service for a high-end sex trafficking ring.

His rescue and return home to a family that loves him should have given him a safe place to recover and begin rebuilding his life. But when the truth about his family’s involvement in his ordeal is revealed, Luke turns his back on God, his family, and his career, vowing to take down the one who shattered his world forever.

An emotional story of recovery and healing through faith in God, Saving Detroit is a heartbreaking look at the horrors of human trafficking seen through the eyes of a young man fighting a battle against an evil only God can defeat.

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Empire of Bones: Book IV of the Northern Crusade

Empire of Bones: Book IV of the Northern Crusade

Chaos rages across the northern kingdoms. Rogscroft has fallen, sacked by the combined might of the Wolfsreik and Goblin armies. Delranan is consumed with civil war as a small group of rebels seeks to overthrow Harnin One Eye and restore order. The Wolfsreik betrays King Badron, joining with the young King Aurec. Amar Kit’han and the Dae’shan, agents of the dark gods, struggle to achieve their goal of releasing their masters back into Malweir. Their manipulations reach deep across the north. Each death provides the anguish needed to activate the Olagath Stone and open the portal between dimensions. Blinded to the rest of the world, Bahr and his group of reluctant heroes venture south into the Jungles of Brodein. Nestled deep in the jungle lies the mythical city of Trennaron and the Blud Hamr. Exhausted, they are confronted with knowledge beyond any of their comprehension. Armies gather. Brother turns on brother, and the struggle for the very soul of the world continues. More info →
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Christmas Cruise – #4: A Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery (Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery Series)

Christmas Cruise – #4: A Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery (Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery Series)

A Lana Malloy Paranormal Mystery Series - Book 4

As Lana boards the cruise ship, she has an eerie feeling of death surrounding them. She ignores it at first thinking it’s her fear of the large ship since this was her first cruise. The first night she has a vision of one woman’s rape and murder. It’s not long before she is confronted by the spirits of other young women who had also been raped and then murdered. Now it’s up to her to find their murderer, someone who could be sailing with them. Can she help these women find the justice they deserve?

Projected Scheduled Releases:

Book 5: Haunted by Her Past - 2016

Book 6: Demi's Serial Case - 2017

Book 7: Death Comes Calling - 2017

Book 8: Untitled

Previous releases:

Book 1: Haunted Hearts

Book 2: Get Out or Die

Book 3: The Wedding Crasher

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The Crystal Grove

The Crystal Grove

Margaret Mackay Hefferman, the author of the books "Bedtime Treasures" and "The Mysterious Door" has come out with a brand new book for kids. Margaret resides in Ontario, and has been writing children stories under the Soul Asylum Poetry & Publishing Label for more than 5 years now, and has become one of our fan favorites! You must pick up a copy of this brand new adventure, and look for other titles by this amazing writer!

How could I have been so stupid? Why would Kyle think I'm special? I'm nobody. He's so hot and the star of the baseball team. I'm just not good enough for him. He's better off with Cindy and Shawna. I don't fit in with them. I hate my life. It sucks big time.

Emma is having a hard time believing in herself or feeling she is worthy of being liked. Charlie suggests they go back to the Otherworld to find Mystique, Shadow and Ramses to see if they can help her. The two friends enter the tree only to find they have a new and dangerous enemy in Snark, the yellow tiger. As they make their way to The Crystal Grove, they will need all of the strength and courage they have to outwit their foes. Their friendship is tried as they discover things about each other that they didn't know. New friends are introduced who help them reach their destination despite the challenges they face. Finally, they get to the grove. Quan Yin helps them remember Who They Really Are and how to deal with some of the problems they have at home.

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Joanna’s Journey

Joanna’s Journey

Escaping a broken romance, Joanna runs head long into another, and then another. Managing two long distance relationships at the same time is complicated and made even more so when her best friend is a good looking guy who knows her better than most.

Set in the 1980s, Joanna and her sister, Sandie are two very beautiful women. After a cruel upbringing, both girls have their scars, but deal with things differently and as with most sisters, they clash.

When the unthinkable happens and Joanna's world implodes, she finds herself alone to face what she can't and won't accept. It is times like these you find out who your friends are and who you can trust, or more importantly, who you can't.

Note: This book was originally called Star Struck and as gone through a rewrite.

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The Secret King – First Contact

The Secret King – First Contact

With their journey from planet Letháo fraught with peril, the Aonise finally arrive at what they hope will be a new home. Earth offers a new start for the displaced race, and Kendro, King of the Aonise, desperately seeks a peaceful end to their voyage. However, once they make first contact, not all is as expected. Some humans are not as welcoming to the alien species, and their resettlement onto Earth is faced with resistance from splinter groups determined to drive the Aonise away from their planet. Coupled with internal strife, can Kendro appease all, or will greater misfortunes come to pass? More info →
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Eye of a Fly

Eye of a Fly

Short description: Raised by slum-dwelling alcoholics, an autistic teen struggles to complete college and woo a handicapped girl—with bittersweet results.

Longer description: Eye of a Fly is a novel of tragedy and redemption with a cast of characters that includes:

* Ernest Wentworth, a profoundly introverted boy who inhabits a world of mathematics and music. *

Tiffany, his innocent younger sister whose friends practice voodoo.

* Warren, Ernest's talented but learning-disabled younger brother whose suicide triggers the novel's finale.

* Harry, Ernest's father. A former Hollywood screen writer, he has always dreamed of drinking hard, seeing the world, and writing like Hemingway—but only succeeded at the first.

* Annie, a handicapped but radiant girl who draws Ernest out of his shell.

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JD Salinger for the New Millenium.

A brutal delight written with the compassion and wisdom of the greats, Eye of a Fly by Justin R Smith is one of my favorite books by a living author.

Written in simple, honest and accessible poetic language, it goes right to the reader’s heart. There is so much more to this story than the description would suggest. A truly beautiful transcendent reading experience cleverly disguised as a sincere and heartfelt urban coming of age tale, it is, in fact a journey into the heart of redemption of the human spirit.

And even being at times a real tear-jerker, the book has humorously slapstick moments which are so rude and outright funny, I nearly s**t my pants laughing. The scene at the butcher’s counter at the corner grocery store is one of those hilariously surreal literary memories that I will doubtless take with me to the grave — and quite probably beyond. Justin Smith with this splendid new book has earned himself a place as the new millennium's answer to JD Salinger. Bravo!

— Jonathan Shaw

Author of Narcisa, Our Lady of Ashes and Scab Vendor. More info →