National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist in the category of New Fiction
Tony is dead. He killed himself Monday night. Three thousand miles away. Brian Listo is going home.
Five days. Four best friends who don't forgive him. Three women who can't stand him. Two parents who don't trust him. One unforgivable sin he can't hide from anymore. Brian is back in Virginia despite the craters he left at New Year's. Back to eat crow. To beg forgiveness. To explain himself to anyone who will listen. Except for the one person who can no longer ...
Jacob frantically stumbled over the fallen log, crashing uncontrollably through the dense underbrush and falling to the ground. He scrambled quickly back up to his feet and began running again. Jacob had no idea where he was going, but he knew that he should run. He crashed through some more undergrowth and into a little less dense part of the forest. He spun, looking around. His heart felt as if it were trying to jump out of his chest. His mind was racing. Where had Rick gone? Was the thing following him? Was it following Rick? The ...
Empty streets are littered with stalled-out cars, buses, and motorcycles. A sunless and moonless sky is covered with an enormous barrier that prevents any view of the heavens.
Nothing stirs. The air is oppressive and there is no wind, not even the softest breeze.
It was supposed to be a typical day for the five friends, but they wake up to discover that they are left alone on earth. The world that they knew is gone. All that is left is silence, pervasive, absolute silence.
What happened while they slept? Are they the only ones ...
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SNOOPY. SNARKY. SMART.
When retired Bank Manager Kevin Rodgers got an idea in his head, it took a stick of dynamite to dislodge it.
He'd decided that one of the charter boats moored in The Seascape Cove Marina was running drugs, and his chatter was making all the Captains pretty darned angry. He almost got into a fist fight with the owner of Judith's Folly, the newest boat in the charter fleet.
Drat it, Police Chief Trent Marlow wasn't taking him seriously either, so Kevin decided to prove once and for all he was a better detective ...
Genre: Short Stories
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Former Green Beret and native Coloradoan Micah Trask went missing in the autumn of 1972 into the remote wilderness of Rocky Mountain National Park. Grand County, Colorado Undersheriff Dane Lee was Micah's best friend and for four frustrating years there was never a clue about how or why Micah vanished into the mountain mist.
In the autumn of 1976, Craig Dale a wildlife photographer and author also disappeared into the obscure mountains leaving behind an unfinished manuscript named "The Daunting." Within the pages of Craig's book were ...
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(Contains Episodes 19-23)
Alone without friends or family to comfort her after the death of her mother, Willow Finley's idyllic life is over -- and just beginning.
When Willow Finley awakes on a hot summer morning, she is unprepared for the grief that awaits her. Jerked from a life of isolation with her mother, Willow learns what alone really means when she finds her mother still in her bed, never to awaken again in this life.
From the moment Willow arrives in the police station with her startling announcement, Chad Tesdall fights ...
Genre: Religious & Inspirational Fiction
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That's all it takes for your life to shake on its foundations.
When Daniele catches her boyfriend cheating, it jumpstarts a turmoil of events. A straight forward biker ups her standards when he steps in and gives her what she needs to move on.
Jace didn't expect a woman to slip underneath his skin until he meets a feisty doctor. Determined to hit the pause button on life, he makes sure to leave an unforgettable impression before they're forced to part ways.
The moment you pull the trigger, there's no stopping ...
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"This was an amazing novel that had me speechless, cringing, in tears, and in a panic. " (Everything Marie)
Book 1 in the Irrevocable Duet
Stripped of everything she knows--even her real name--Silver is forced to adapt, to obey, and to do anything she needs to do to survive.
Sometimes when you can't go back, the only way out is to descend into the darkness.
When I woke in that place, I just wanted to survive. But survival came at a cost, for which they demanded my will and body.
With pain came acceptance. ...
Robot, Robbie's primary function is to serve Lucy Walker, but a growing desire to be truly free is hard to ignore. Will his need for freedom cost him too much?
When first asked, "Robot, are you self aware?... Do you think that we are self aware?"
Robot thought briefly, then responded, "Does it matter?" However, a growing feeling of unease convinces him that it does.
Robbie is just one of one hundred new robots. Running revolutionary new software, these robots are truly unique.
Brian Webster, Robbie's developer, also installs "The ...
Everyone loves an Alaska man, especially when he's the hometown hero...
The victim of a relentless stalker, Las Vegas burlesque dancer Tawney O'Hara leaves her life behind, heading home to the small Alaska town that once shunned her and her family. She's learned the hard way that she can't trust anyone, including the police. The last thing she wants or needs is a man in her life.
After being tortured and nearly killed while working undercover, Rick Tabor quit his dangerous job as an undercover police detective in Seattle and has ...
THE ISHI AFFAIRby Steven Jay Griffel(Stay Thirsty Press, An Imprint of Stay Thirsty Publishing, A Division of Stay Thirsty Media, Inc.) (36 Reviews)
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A NEW NOVEL FROM AMAZON BESTSELLING AUTHOR STEVEN JAY GRIFFEL
Equal parts drama, thriller, and Native American legend, THE ISHI AFFAIR is Steven Jay Griffel's most powerful novel yet. Blending elements of history and fiction until they are virtually inseparable, Griffel tells the story of men and women struggling to save their marriages and careers while he challenges forever how people will view Ishi, one of the most fascinating figures in American history.
Author of five novels, Steven Jay Griffel lives in Queens, New York, with ...
"Mian Mohsin Zia deserves a standing ovation." -- Michael John Wolfe, Hollywood Actor (USA).
Xavier Frances has it all: Faith Frances; the most loving mother in the world whom he calls his Lifeline, Faisal; a brother-like friend, a dream job and a prospering career. The only thing he doesn't have is true love and that's what his Lifeline questions him about.
But when he finally meets Anna Collins; his true love, his life changes forever teaching him a lesson of a lifetime.
We've all heard the biblical quote, 'ask and ye shall ...
Genre: Religious & Inspirational Fiction
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Missing treasure, criminals, cops, co-worker hostility, and the surprise appearance of an ex-lover -- definitely not what mystery novelist Kate Rawlings expects when she accepts a summer teaching position at her alma mater in the peaceful college town of Eden, Kentucky.
Michael Mabry was Kate's lover in college, but did she ever really know him? Thirty years later, he's on the run from his partners in a Chicago museum heist in which a valuable ancient Indian artifact called the Shooting Star was stolen and two people killed. Michael ...
ACTION STATIONS! A Thrilling Dark Fantasy Action Adventure
Hunters and vampires are fighting a secret war for control of the fabric of reality. Whoever acquires mastery of the reality shifting powers of the Metaframe will become the new gods of the universe.
"Imagine if you could change the rules of the game, what rules would you choose?"
Witness to a brutal murder, eighteen year old Anton Slayne is inducted by the mysterious Mr Wu into the secret society of vampire hunters, the Order of Thoth. He soon discovers that vicious local ...
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They say that the moor has eyes.
It is 1890, and the windswept moors hold dark secrets. Chloe Sullivan is an amateur inventor whose holiday takes a dark turn when her friend and colleague, one of the few female mechanical experts in the British Empire, is murdered.
A black mechanical hound roams the moors, but could it have killed a woman? And what secrets are concealed within the dark family manor?
Accompanied by her naturalist husband and clockwork cat, Chloe is determined to see her friend's killer found.
But some secrets ...
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A Deadly Mexican Cult
A young Minnesota woman travels to the extremes of southern México in search of a cult to join. High in the cloud forest of the rebellious state of Chiapas, she is surrounded by the Zapatistas in their autonomous zones, an area abandoned by the Mexican government. She becomes an exile in the misty highlands without Internet, phone, or electricity. Terrified by her disturbing silence, fearing she's been kidnapped or murdered, her parents hire the Paul Zacher Agency to rescue her.
Their escape, pursued by a ...
?Murder always seems impossible at first.
??But the more clues you gather, the more things start to make sense.??
When secrets stretch back to the Revolutionary War, there's a lot of detective work to do.
Miss May and Chelsea are up for the challenge. Good thing, too. Because this investigation takes them deeper than ever before.??
Crime is everywhere. ??Bodies are piling up.?? Two guys are interested in Chelsea, and she can't even handle one!??
Can the girls solve the mystery before Pine Grove erupts in mayhem? ??And what's ...
Bridger Payne is an enigma that no one can figure out. Wise beyond his years, eerily intuitive and sexy as hell, every woman in The Silo wants him.
None can have him.
Not the real man, anyway.
He might wield the lash for you if you ask prettily, but he'll get no gratification from it. He'll definitely make you scream, but he won't think twice about you when he walks away.
Bridger carries the darkest of secrets. He's filled with too much pain.
He's utterly untouchable.
Until she came along.
All the money in the world won't erase the demons of my past.
I have all the money a person could dream of. That doesn't make me any less of a monster. A liar. A criminal.
And the secret that made me this way? It can never see the light of day.
That means I can never let anyone get close to me. Ever.
I'll go to parties. I'll spend my fortune. But I'll never let anybody in.
The first time I see Quinn Campbell, she's soaked to the skin and cursing the world. She's so gorgeous I don't feel the rain.
I can't let it be the last ...
From the author of The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds: "Everyone who has ever read When the Sleeper Wakes remembers it" (George Orwell).
One of the founding fathers of science fiction, H. G. Wells is known for such landmark novels as The Time Machine and The Island of Doctor Moreau. In When the Sleeper Wakes, he sends a nineteenth-century man hurtling into an unfamiliar dystopian future...
In 1890s England, Graham, a fanatic socialist and author of prophetic writings, takes medication for his insomnia and is plunged ...
A Vengeful God. An army of evil warlocks. An inexperienced witch, the world's only hope...
Kaira's life was going according to plan until the death of her mother revealed a world-shattering secret. She was a witch.
To save the world, she's going to have to find the sisters she didn't know existed with powers she doesn't know how to use.
Leif, the driven coven leader, rescues her from the warlocks trying to kill her. Their spark is instant. He'll teach her how to be a witch if they don't let their romance get in the way. ?
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A dark magic murder. A high school full of suspects. Can a paranormal detective catch the killer before school is out of session forever?
Half-demon H.C. Logan is used to living on the fringes of society. Determined to rise above her dark origins, she works as a paranormal detective hunting down the monsters whose blood courses through her own veins. When the arcane key embedded in her skin sends her a gruesome vision of a teen's murder, she follows the twisted magic to the victim's sleepy Montana hometown.
Undercover at the ...
"Funny and very, very sexy, with a terrific ending that will satisfy everyone!"
--Cammie McGovern, author of Neighborhood Watch and Art of Seeing
Meet Chase and Mike, a couple of beautiful messes, but hardly strangers.
Chase Evans is hot, young, and rich, a high-profile attorney with a downtown penthouse and a loyal bff, Billy, who still carries a torch for him years after their law school fling.
Together Chase and Billy rule the night, cruising the streets of Boys Town in Chase's convertible-du-jour, hitting the posh west side ...
Everly is lying to me about my sister's death. I don't know what she's hiding, but I've made it my mission to break her down until I know every last detail. Our broken pieces will match, and she'll know the soul-crushing agony I feel when I look at her. I hate that I want her. Unequivocally, the need I feel for her is stronger than I'll ever be. If she thinks she isn't still mine, she's lying to herself, too.
She used to look at me like I was everything to her.
She'll look at me that way again.
I can promise you ...
This unlikely getaway driver never expected to help the mayor escape...
After a six-year absence, Addison Potts is back in Charleston to stir things up. And what better place to make her villainous return than her estranged cousin's wedding? Only, the nuptials hit a snag when the bride doesn't show, leaving Addison to play getaway driver for the jilted groom. A groom whose heartbreaking smile and deep, southern drawl she should not be noticing...
Elijah Montgomery Du Pont is the future mayor of Charleston. From his military ...
Don't make deals you can't live through...
Psychic Ariana Ryder owes Carvi, vampire king of Miami, five favors, and he's called in his first marker, so her and her boss Grant fly down to Miami to play security for the first vampire summit on bringing magic and vampires out of the closet.
Ariana isn't looking forward to this weekend. She can hardly keep Carvi off her with her boyfriend Quil around, and Quil has been banned from the summit, meaning she's going to spend the entire time fending off the not so unwanted advances, on top ...
Scandal should be synonymous with Washington DC.
I would know; I'm an intern on Capitol Hill.
But I fall for a man even more dangerous than a politician.
I fall for Luke, an underground-boxer-turned-entrepreneur.
With cool green eyes, tightly coiled muscles, and split knuckles, Luke stands out against the backdrop of crisp suits and polished shoes.
He's jaded, closed-off, and impossible to read.
He's also gorgeous, determined, and loyal to a fault.
But Luke has a secret, one with compromised allegiances and a dangerous ...
From NYT bestselling author Patricia Rice: "... a rousing good tale that is alternately merry, mischievous" Ann McGuire, Romance Reader
A soldier who despises women and a woman who despises soldiers must depend on each other to survive
Scarred in a duel over a feckless female, Gavin Lawrence leaves America to take up his new duty as Marquess of Effingham, vowing never to care about others again. But he does care about protecting his crumbling new home -- the secret passages apparently conceal an intruder he's determined to root ...
"With every light comes a shadow." - Dustfall
The saga continues...
When Gaston splits the tribe and convinces Seren to join him, Jonah must lead the remaining Elk despite the constant threats on the road to Eliz. But all is not what it seems in the land of the winter ruins. Invaders from the north have secretly traveled south as well, forcing Jonah to risk everything to save his clan and his family.
From bestselling authors J. Thorn and Glynn James comes Dustfall, a new post-apocalyptic series chronicling one man's challenge and ...
What if Baker Street's most gifted resident wasn't called Sherlock Holmes?
An evil stalks London, blown in from the tropics. Stories of cursed giant rats and malign spirits haunt the garrets of Limehouse. A group of merchants are, one by one, dying. The elementary choice to investigate these mysterious deaths is, of course, Holmes and Dr Watson.
Yet the unique gifts of their housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, and her orphaned assistant Flotsam, will be needed to solve the case. Can she do it all under the nose of Sherlock himself?
From the ...
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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"They say that right before you die your whole life flashes before your eyes. What a load of crap! The second I felt the "click" beneath my boot all I saw was his face. I had left him standing mere feet behind me, and if I moved a millimeter more, I would kill us both. If you asked me what you see before you die, I'd be the first to tell you that it's not the life you've lived that replays in your mind's eye, but the one you haven't."
For five long years Jaylee Penn Sayer has had recurring dreams of the day a landmine in Kuwait ...
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"Tim Harris burns down the fences separating genre lit from the serious stuff. His great creation, Thomas Kyd... makes a welcome return in this superb book that sets a fresh standard for the field. Tim Harris is writing better than ever." ...
Oriana is pregnant, a rare occurrence in her Nantucket home. Her child should gestate in an exo-uterus, its genetics carefully monitored and altered by VISHNEW, a seemingly omniscient disembodied system that melds the virtual with the real.
Most in Oriana's community view VISHNEW with a mix of adulation and fear, and with reason. Any deviations from the system's plans are dealt with quickly.
Oriana finds herself accused of stealing her VISHNEW-selected mate's genetic material. Forced to stand trial in the Nantucket Compliance ...
A woman is found wandering in a local park, clean, neatly dressed, and with no memory of where she has been or what has happened to her. Missing for about six weeks, she was repeatedly raped, but that is not all. Her assailant left her with a permanent reminder of him. It is something so unique and beautifully grotesque that it is beyond belief. Local detective Kathy Dradin and her partner get the case and soon other women start to turn up, victims of the same rapist.
On the other side of the country a man is found with a pocket ...
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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When Lord Greene wagers his daughter's hand in marriage in a card game, no one is less surprised the woman herself. The only thing that shocks Olive is that the man that he has gambled her away to is none other than The Duke of Ruin.
Rumours abound that the Sixth Duke of Everleigh callously murdered his late wife and killed her lover in a duel --and now Olive is to become his bride.
Ruan Ashford took one look at Olive Greene and knew that he had to have her in his bed. The beautiful, auburn-haired temptress will make a perfect ...
She's hiding from her past. He's looking for his future. Will they take a chance on a love neither expected...
Ella lives in constant fear. After seven years of concealing her whereabouts from an abusive ex, she gets an opportunity for a fresh start when one of the few men she trusts leaves her a charming inn. When a mysterious, charming guest tempts her to open her heart again, she fears the scars from the past will keep her from anything close to love.
?Hardworking and successful, River has always wondered if something's missing ...
Why there? In Canada. It shouldn't happen in this peaceful village at a lake with its colourful and friendly inhabitants... Writer Amber Boffin drops Maggie Flanagan, her little terrier of an aspiring photographer and amateur sleuth back into her childhood village to dig out the truth for you.
A chain of transformative events, culminating with her parents' death, spurs Maggie Flanagan to change her lifestyle. Maggie leaves her high-pressure job in the UK and moves back to her childhood home by a lake in the peaceful cottage country ...
***Steamy Dragon Shifter Romance***
Nothing says big and bad like a fire breathing Dragon.
Elsbeth needed help. Big, bad help. The only solution is the reclusive Drake. The only man brave enough to dare the Forbidden Forest. He might be rather rough around the edges, and heart stopping handsome in that big, tough way of his. But, she will ignore those wide shoulders and the attraction that pulls at her heart. At least she hopes so. After all, she has a kingdom to claim and protect.
Drake had enough problems of his own. The last ...
Bikers kidnapped her daughter
She wants Rafferty to kill them all
And she's willing to pay...
Rafferty ain't in the revenge business.
So when he gets told to gun down the low-lifes who kidnapped Vivian Mollison and put her into a drug-induced twilight zone, it's no can do.
No matter how much money Vivian's mother is willing to throw at him.
But stirring up trouble amongst five outlaw bikers who picked on the wrong girl?
Now that's more like it.
Years ago, Rafferty saved Vivian's life. Can he do it again?
In the tradition ...
(Formerly Titled Soulmated)
It's the wedding of the century... and the groom's been stabbed.
When Las Vegas psychic, Lena DeVille, reluctantly allows her sister to sign her up for the dating web site, Soulmated, she isn't expecting to get matched with a werewolf. Seriously, why can't she catch a break where her love life is concerned?
William Murray, head of security for The Hemlock Hotel and Alpha of his werewolf pack, has waited seven hundred years for a mate to call his own, and he's not letting Lena slip away.
Add in the ...
TIME TRAVEL? Worst birthday present ever!
London stage star Jennifer Knight's life goes haywire when her genius niece sends her tumbling back in time from London in 2001 to 1988, bringing her face to face with her worst nightmare -- her first husband. Now the only hope of righting the universe is to go forward in time and alter their future.
Maybe this time Jen and Lance will get it right.
"My first day as a sleuth was more Stephanie Plum than Miss Marple."
Meet Jessica Huntington, an amateur sleuth with a shopping jones and a black AMEX card, who soon learns that money can't buy happiness or save her neck. With her well-planned life in shambles, Jessica's hiding out near Palm Springs when her best friend's husband is murdered. Jessica tries to help, but she and her friends are soon stalked by scoundrels in pantyhose, stilettos, Bruno Maglis, and Armani suits. Roger Stone had something that got him killed. What was it ...
Years ago his sisters died. Now he wants them back.
Seventeen years ago he lost his sisters.
Now he wants them back.
Four years ago, two teenage girls were abducted.
Four years ago, a ten-year-old boy was murdered.
Both cases remain unsolved.
Desperate to find their missing sisters, Michael and Chloe ask investigative journalist Maggie Turner to help them. And what starts as a simple investigation, soon turns into a frantic race against time.
The kidnapper took the girls to replace his sisters; sisters who died seventeen ...
Genre: Women's Fiction
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Paranormal Fiction Novel - Young Woman/Old Soul
Who do you trust when nobody is what they seem... including you?
After five years, a young private investigator is still attempting to put the pieces of her life back together after a tragic accident robbed her of the only family she had -- her parents.
With the support of a fatherly mentor and her best friend, Samantha Chase has started her own PI business, owns her own condo and has a secret crush on the handsome professor down the hall from her.
Sam's safe illusion comes crashing ...
Jamey Jones is a slightly mischievous, highly intelligent thirteen-year old colonist of De Novo, a colony on the planet Kepler-438b. Since their arrival just over a year ago, the colonists of De Novo have been living under blackout conditions, with no electricity and no communication with the people back on Earth. While the colony is thriving, the adults haven't come any closer to solving the mystery of The Blackout.
With the help of his friends, Heather Worthington and Sebastian (Bas) Trader, Jamey sets out to investigate that ...
When parents can send their children to jail to serve time in their place, corruption gets a free pass.
Arlanna's life quickly turns upside-down when her father, the feared and revered mafia boss, finally gets caught in one of his many schemes and elects to send her to prison in his stead.
The broken system was never more than a frustration for her, but now that her freedom has been stolen away, Arlanna makes it her life's mission to force the parents of the world to see the error of their ways.
Arlanna knows she can't endure a ...
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They say a man's home is his castle.
And for Stanley Holbrook this was quite literally true; his rural Connecticut home in the town of Waring made as a replica of a medieval castle on the Rhine, complete with turrets and narrow Gothic windows.
'Holbrook's Folly' had been in the family for years and when it passed into Stanley's hands it became a fortress with a purpose - no women allowed.
No women, that is, until a prize-winning photograph of the huge stone house appears in The Friday Review. Then, in one day, life at the ...
A return to the past. Two guilty secrets. A memory that won't stay buried...
When Charlotte and Will Grayson return to the seaside resort where they met as teenagers, they hope it'll help to heal the wounds in their marriage.
But visiting the dilapidated holiday camp where their relationship began brings terrible memories back from the past.
The man who'd once made their lives hell has come back to find them - only, the last time they saw him, they'd left him for dead on the beach.
As the threats to their new life become more ...
After leaving her psychotic fiancé at the altar, Hailey's life has been a living hell. Alone, and on the run, she does what she can to stay one-step ahead of the soon-to-be Alpha, who will stop at nothing to get her back.
The last thing Ransom expected was to find a female Lycan in the small town of Briar Lake. Especially one as hot as the waitress serving him coffee every morning. Just when things become interesting, her ex shows up and all hell breaks loose. Unable to resist helping her, Ransom soon finds himself at the center ...
In a quiet rural town, things are changing. Girls are missing, mutilated bodies are discovered. The race is on to save the lives of two girls who vanished in the blink of an eye. Will they be found in time?
It turns personal when one of these girls turns out to be the daughter of Kacey's lifetime friend. Time is running out for young Katie as The Search leads the two detectives in a bi-state investigation which ends up focusing on an off the grid community. Can the answers be found there? Will the girls be found before it's too ...
Quiet. Shy. Awkward.
I used to be that bright, fun girl everyone wanted to be friends with, before I had to carry this dark secret inside. The secret that no one knows. Now, I'm ruined. Nothing but ashes of the bubbly, young girl I used to be. I've been running from the past for the last four years, but college will be the perfect, fresh start that I need. Like pushing the reset button on my life. Or so I thought until I met Nixon Thorne.
Ex-con. Streetfighter. Monster.
I thought starting at The University ...
Imagine a life without pain.
Sounds perfect, right? No aches and pains, no sore knees, not even one of those sharp headaches from eating ice cream too fast. But here's the twist...
Pain means you're still alive.
It's a lesson Billy Harper will learn.
Billy is trying to pick up the pieces of his shattered life when he rents a cottage on the Whitcombs' property in New Canaan. Everything that matters has been stolen from him, leaving his heart numb. He needs a miracle.
And he receives one in the form of the Whitcombs' ...
During the summer of 1967, three members of the rock band Wyldeflower head out into the arid California desert to kick back and relax.
When they get there, they decide to take some LSD supposedly created by the government.
What happens that night will not only affect the rest of their lives but result in the creation of a being with almost unlimited mental powers.
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What happens when a regular girl catches the eye of a prince?
It didn't start that way. In the beginning, they were just friends. Pen pals, really. But over time, things began to change. Prince Nikolas is all grown up, and must ultimately take his place on the world's stage.
Isabel is a typical American girl, shy but independent, growing up in Washington, DC. Her problems are more about walking without tripping, talking without embarrassing herself, and getting into college.
Oh, and she just might be in love with a prince!
Winner of the 2016 RONE Award for Best Time Travel from InD'Tale Magazine!
Running away from her catastrophic life, historical journalist Eva MacKay joins an archaeological dig at the battleground of Loudoun Hill. Unearthing the seal of William Wallace, Eva gains notoriety. But her dreams of Bowie knives -- the weapon that murdered her husband -- morph into great swords and dirks.
Drawn to a ruined monastery, Eva drifts into the worst nightmare of all. Awaking to the sharp point of a madman's sword, she's hurled into the midst of a ...
Estes Park, Colorado: picturesque mountains, charming shops, delightful bakeries, a cozy bookstore... and murder.
Winifred Page and her corgi, Watson, move to Estes Park to hit the Reset button on life. Fred is about to open her dream bookshop, and the only challenges she anticipates are adjusting to small-town life, tourists, and living close to her loveable mother, Phyllis, and hippy stepfather, Barry.
When Fred steps into her soon-to-be-bookshop for the first time, she expects dust bunnies and spiders... not the dead body in the ...
I take what I want. What I want now is YOU.
I know as soon as I see her. I came to take her, but only to put pressure on her father. I had no idea she would be so beautiful. So impossible to put out of my mind.
He stepped closer and I backed against the wall. My voice shook, "Are you going to force me?"
His nostrils flared."Is that what you want?" His eyes gleamed and a shock beat through my body. I wanted to smack that grin right off his face.
When I want something from somebody, I'll take what they love the most. I wanted old ...
On the scale of being caked by a minxle to foiling assassinations, everything should have prepared the Queen of Hell for waking up to a handsome stranger, right? After Abaddon ran away with this tail firmly tucked, and Lucy could finally catch her breath, she was prepared to start a new life with the men and family she loved most. But letting her guard down was her first mistake.
In a race against her own future, Lucy must trust her instincts now more than ever. And if she wants to stand a chance at restoring Hell and her reign, ...
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Imprisoned from childhood. Forced to hunt his own kind.
Taught from a young age that his arcane powers were a mark of the demon inside of him, Garrett was given a choice: submit to the Sanctum and earn his redemption by hunting others like him... Or refuse and die.
The bright side? He probably won't live long enough to grow old with his regrets, anyway. But when he's forced to take a pretty new recruit out for her first day on the job, his terminal career plans go sideways fast.
Now, confronted with a startling conspiracy to end ...
Amanda leads a fairly uneventful life as a teacher. The most she has to worry about is staff room politics and petty quarrels among pupils and colleagues. But everything changes as she wins a million in a TV show!
Amanda decides to change her life and take a luxury cruise, no expense spared. Expecting a carefree life of luxury aboard the Belgravia she's surprised to find that events are rapidly spiraling out of control. Her fellow passengers are not as they seem and all of a sudden a passenger goes missing - was it murder?
To make ...
This dark and terrifying Gothic Ghost Thriller is a page-turner you will not be able to put down.
There's something terribly wrong at Barry's Lodge...
He's Alone, frightened and trapped. He thinks he knows fear, but he is about to find what it means to be truly scared. He hears someone drawing close... RUN1 She is coming for him...
Alfred, a washed-up author plagued by failures, can't believe his luck when his father-in-law, Frank, provides him with a chance that he direly craved for:
Seven days alone in an isolated Motel with ...
When the back door is accidentally left open, little Tommy ventures outdoors. He wanders away from home and gets lost. He is rescued by Dan, the Ice Cream Man.Will Tommy ever be reunited with his family or will he stay with Dan? Find out what happens in this delightful children's storybook.
Killer flies, amorous dinosaurs, angry buildings, and one very large fish --- all in a single volume. THE MAN WHO STANDS IN LINE takes a surreal and humorous view of the usual questions of self, purpose, and society. This quirky collection of flash fiction, vignettes, and poetry is variously absurd, dark, and comic. A monstrous blister, the secret to immortality, and a lost piece of brain are just a few other oddities one will encounter in this one-of-a-kind book.
Genre: Short Stories
/ Length: 98 Pages (231 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 13th, 2020
In this assured and compelling sequel to 'Get LENIN', it is 1941, and the Allied intelligence team of Henry Chainbridge, Peter De Witte and Eva Molenaar are tasked by Winston Churchill and Anthony Eden personally with destroying a terrifying new weapon of mass destruction being developed jointly by Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, using Chinese prisoners of war as guinea-pigs before giving it its first full test on the Russian Front. As ever, Eva is the sultry Polish-born spy putting her body on the line at the heart of the enemy, ...
The year is AD28.
In Roman-occupied Judea, Claudia Lucretia Pilate, daughter of the governor Pontius Pilate, is not happy with her father's choice of husband for her - the handsome Roman Tribune Marcus Gaius Sejanus, who has been assigned the task of ridding Palestine of the troublesome Zealots.
Lover of Greek myths and culture, Claudia has ideals of finding a partner of her own and she unwittingly falls in love with Judah ben Hillel, a young Jewish Zealot, who has been instructed by his kinsmen to kidnap and kill her.
Down but not out...
Will Callender's brother, Bob, is dead and buried in Crimson Peak, New Mexico.
Dead after discovering a fortune buried deep within a mine.
Dead after being framed for a murder and a robbery he didn't commit.
The man responsible, Cy Tambaugh, has plenty of blood on his hands already and doesn't think twice about Bob.
That is until Will shows up.
Tambaugh would love to shoot Will down on the spot, but he possesses secrets from Tambaugh's past.
Will knows what happened to Rosaline.
And if Tambaugh wants to ...
All Jake had to worry about on that unseasonably warm January day was remembering his homework, meeting up with friends and avoiding the school bully. Little did he know that in just a few short hours, he'd be struggling to survive a violent winter storm. Based on a true event, JOURNEY TO MORNING by Nebraska native Scott E. Miller chronicles the life and death challenges that Nebraska pioneers faced on that fateful day in 1888.
What if the force that destroyed Atlantis so utterly it became just a myth, is real and its back to threaten our present world?
Former Green Beret Eric Dane teams up with the mysterious Sin Fen, a woman with powers he can't quite understand, to fight the dark Shadow that is poised to destroy our world across timelines.
All around the planet, at the junction of ley lines and where tectonic plates join, interdimensional gates are opening, letting the dark Shadow into our world, threatening the very planet itself.
This war is taking ...
YOU THINK YOU KNOW THE WORLD OF MAGICAL BOARDING SCHOOLS? NOT FROM A TEACHER'S PERSPECTIVE AT A SCHOOL FOR AT-RISK YOUTH.
Roses are red. Corpses are blue. I want you dead. And your boyfriend too.
-- Your Secret Enemy
As the arts and craft teacher at a magical boarding school, Clarissa Lawrence has defeated budget cuts, battled juvenile delinquent witches, and nipped curses in the bud. Now she must defeat her enemy, the mysterious Fae who has been threatening -- and succeeding -- at killing her friends.
Clarissa must reveal the ...
/ Length: 232 Pages (1,433 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 13th, 2020
Lady Elizabeth Randolph had always been a rebellious young woman, but when her scheming guardian threatens to marry her off to a grotesque stranger, she finds her gumption truly tested. Escaping to London disguised as a young man, Elizabeth discovers a new world of gambling, duels, cruelty and love. Railing against the limitations of her gender and with her best friend, William, by her side, Elizabeth sets out to win her freedom.
"A sumptuous and enjoyable read!" - Romantic Times
If Lord Donovan Trent had his way, he would spend his days carelessly wooing the women of London society. Instead, he finds himself banished to the English countryside of Cornwall, forced by the decrees of his father's will to run his family's tin mines and find a country bride. The very last thing the handsome lord needs is a local lass sticking her nose into his affairs, but that seems to be exactly what the parson's daughter Corisande Easton had in mind.
"It's been five months ...
Bob Porter wants more from his life...
Stumbling across some aged parchment in a local bookshop, an idea strikes him.
The parchment is seemingly a journal that belonged to Don Jaime. The Captain of the sunken Santa Cruz.
The Santa Cruz was sunk in battle 350 years prior. But what of the treasure she was reportedly carrying?
Persuading his uncle to fund the search, he acquires a ship and crew to aid in his search.
Whilst most find this venture to be pointless and doomed to failure, Bob is determined that he will literally strike ...
A violent, epic, action-packed urban quest full of very eccentric, often hilarious, extremely dangerous characters who also happen to be animals -- the wildlife of New York City, to be exact.
Beasts of New York has been published in a gorgeous print edition by the prestigious literary press The Porcupine's Quill. You can also download or read it for free online: see www.beastsofnewyork.com for more.
`More than anything else, Evans's book is about communication, physical, verbal, and instinctual; about gossip, ...
Sometimes life hands you a challenge, and sometimes a challenge gives you a new life.
For Aurora Weathersby, a simple farmer's daughter, falling for the mill house owner's son in Belle, Wyoming was easy as pie. What isn't easy is seeing Nick Carrington pay no heed to her while he pines for another girl. When the Western Renegades Show comes to a neighboring town and her younger brother wants to go see it, Rorie sees this as her opportunity to catch Nick's eye once and for all. Little does she know that the show is going to change ...
Mo Collins is a reluctant hero, trapped at the end of the world on board his replica pirate ship, surrounded by hordes of blue naked zombies. What else could go wrong? On his ship, the Viva Ancora he has traveled along the rivers and lakes of America for the past few years. But now he finds himself only miles from his childhood home, and the world has gone to hell. These zombies have flooded the now dead Alabama lake town where he is docked. Mo and his only surviving shipmate, Crow, are doing one thing, surviving. They fish and watch ...
If Dracula and The Da Vinci Code had book babies, this trilogy would be the result...
"Not the usual vampire story." - Kindle Customer
Emma's passion for history uncovers a dangerous truth. Can she know such things and survive?
Emma, book conservator and history buff, begins an anonymous online project - to translate an ancient diary on her blog. As the diary entries become darker and more mysterious, Emma meets a handsome stranger, and her personal life takes on uncanny parallels to her secret online translations. When her love ...
When the stakes are death, and the choice is between your fated mate and your shifter family, how do you choose?
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Jake Matson is sure that he's finally found his mate, and invites her for a weekend at his father's exclusive hunting lodge in the Wyoming mountains. A weekend when he plans to tell her just what he is - a bear shifter. But before he has the chance, he discovers that his father has plans for the Lodge - plans that endanger everyone, but especially Anna.
Anna Moretti has fallen hard for ...
University Press returns with another short and captivating portrait of one of history's most compelling figures, Ernest Hemingway.
Ernest Hemingway was an adventurer, a lover, a thinker, and yes, a writer. He wrote because he had important things to say and he went on to become one of the most influential writers of the 20th century.
Hemingway's desire to share profound insights and describe the life he had seen and led drove him to create works of fiction that won him the highest literary awards in the world. But his bold life ...
Even heroes do bad things, but there's something really unfortunate about being selected to join the forces of evil and become one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse!
When Jimmy Threepwood is collected to face his dark destiny and destroy the world with his supernatural powers, he is faced with a choice... What lengths will he go to for the sake of revenge?
By Rich Pitman
'Great book for children' ~ Jamie Owen
'Great young fantasy novel, in the vein of Harry Potter and Percy Jackson suitable for young readers and adults, ...
The town of Mecklenburg has soured. People are missing, and evil is running amuck in this page-turning nightmare.
While investigating an incident 7000 feet deep inside the Duke Mining copper mine, Tom Porter stumbles across a doorway that transports him into a parallel world of hell. He wakes up hairless, bruised, and naked in a wasteland controlled by an insidious faction of people, led by Chief Sanders, Trashman, and The Preacher.
Tom journeys through this hell while searching for a way home as insidious men fight to stop ...