Just who is Harriett Tubman? Sambo had often wondered the same thing. He had heard of the Harriet Tubman road to freedom but what he was about to encounter was a journey he could have never imagined in his wildest dreams.
Samuel Walter Jenks (Sambo) knew the meaning of a hard day's work. He was all too familiar with a good lickin' readily dished out to any who dared not meet the daily quota of back-breaking labor. Being a young slave on a tobacco plantation had acquainted him with many things a boy his age should never know about. ...
San Cassimally reunites detective Sherlock Holmes and the ingenious Irene Adler in a series of seven riveting mysteries. But the pair doesn't always work in unison.
Holmes, constrained by the rule of law, must rely on his observational skills, logic, and scientific knowledge to crack each case. Adler, working in a less official capacity, is not beneath using unconventional tactics. The result is the classic banter that Holmes fans have enjoyed for decades.
In the investigator's latest thrilling adventures, Holmes has to take ...
Johnny might be a nerdy gamer, but not even death can stop him from protecting his kid sister. He'll do whatever it takes to keep her safe -- even if he has to do it in the form of a mangy Tom cat.
This short story also includes a sneak peek at Laura DeLuca's full length novel, The Forgotten Pharaoh.
A paranoid father. A mysterious boy.
A secret that might burn them all.
Evie longs for a normal life. Her father's paranoia makes that impossible; fleeing from state to state on the smallest whim.
When a mysterious boy at her most recent school takes an interest in her, she longs for some kind of human connection.
Even if it needs to remain a secret.
Can Evie discover her true self when everyone she cares about is hiding a deadly truth?
Aspects of this book were previously published as part of Through the Fire by Michelle ...
Tell the truth... love the angel?
For countless years, Amity used her angelic abilities to help her assignments. She guides them to the truth to improve their lives. Once, she'd been tender and caring, but humanity's misuse of free will and her own missteps have left her jaded.
Now, all Amity allows is the truth. Get in, get out, and never let them know that she's there. That's the motto she's lived by for years. She considers her latest assignment nothing more than the next in a long line of jilted lovers that she's had to help. ...
After a tragic accident on set (which might or might not have been her fault), 18-year-old indie-film actress Freya Aurore flees from home and finds herself in Immortown. She is not entirely sure how she ended up here, but one thing is certain: This town is... unusual. To start with, local buildings have an annoying habit of disappearing right in front of her eyes. Strangers keep attempting to murder her, failing to see how that can be upsetting. Everyone spends an indecent amount of time in this bar called the Drunk Dead (which has ...
Samantha Patrick's cousin Sarah has lived with an abusive husband for thirty years. After a brutal attack she finally finds the courage to leave.
Sarah goes to Land's End looking for safety and comfort with her family on this small, idyllic island but the horror is not over yet. Someone is stalking Sarah. Is it the abusive husband or someone else? Will Land's End be the place where Sarah finds new life, or it will be where it ends?
Bramblett County Realtor Lily Sprayberry sells homes and solves crimes. Lily's a sweet, small town Southern gal who happens to have a knack for solving crimes in town. Belle is her fun-loving best friend who helps her out along with a cast of other characters you're sure to enjoy.
In the first three books of the Lily Sprayberry Realtor Cozy Mystery series, you get the best sellers, Deal Gone Dead, Decluttered and Dead, and Signed, Sealed and Dead.
If you like a cast of fun, entertaining characters, the small town Southern charm ...
Special Agent in Charge Seraphine Thomas lives for her job at the FBI. One of the youngest female agents with her own team, she thrives in undercover work to make the city she loves safer. But Sera's on-track life is thrown into chaos when she's attacked during a bust gone bad and is left figuring out what it means to be a werewolf.
Right away, she learns that she's more powerful and able to do things that she shouldn't be able to do so quickly after her transition. The rules of her old life don't seem to apply to much now that ...
Banker Tern Jarvis wanted to be a Cattle Baron. He left Chicago and headed for Caldwell Springs, out on the Kansas plains. With the power of money at his disposal, Jarvis succeeded in forcing small rancher after small rancher off their lands. First Jarvis took the Lady B, then the Box R, and then the Leaning C, but when it came to the Circle M he was stopped cold in his tracks by a young widow, an old coot, and a mysterious stranger who was a fast draw. Jarvis hired the fastest gun in Texas to take the stranger out. It didn't end the ...
In this short suspense story, a family devises a devious plan to avenge the killing of its beloved dog.
Suspense thriller "Hitchhiker"----When a serial killer hitches a ride one sunny day in a beautiful California valley, he does not suspect that he may have met his match, who is dead set to take another life. The battle of wits begins and only the most devious mind will survive.
Plus sample chapters from horror novel "Days of Vengeance"---A man recovering from amnesia has to remember the dark secrets from his past ...
This is Peter J Anders' third book on the events of 9/11, following his '9/11: The Jumper' and '9/11: Inside the Hijacker's Plane'. This time, Anders tells the tale of how one man fell into the murky depths of the North Tower on the morning of September 11th, 2001.
Anders' story captures the sense of mounting obliteration and terror inside the North Tower as time runs out for George Pascarl and his colleagues.
George Pascarl eventually finds himself trapped in darkness amidst the suffocating dust and debris beneath where the ...
Operatives, Spies, and Assassins. The clandestine parallel world behind the ordinariness of the everyday
Hunter Blacke takes you on another adventurous journey into the world of Operatives, Spies, and Assassins. The clandestine world that runs quietly, yet treacherously, behind the daily lives of ordinary citizens everywhere.
Taking place in the beautiful Southern Urals of Russia, an ordinary Siberian winter suddenly plays host to new elements of natural and covert dangers.
Hunter is tested strongly determining who his allies ...
A Marriage of Convenience Book 2
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He's sexy, silent and deadly. She's shy, quiet and reserved. What happens when circumstance forces them to face their electric chemistry?
Andrea West ...
Why would a grandmother give away one of her grandchildren? Why would she hide this from the child's mother? Strange. Identical twin brothers separated at birth lead totally different lives. One lives in the lap of luxury, educated in the best of private prep schools, while his twin barely survives on the mean streets of Los Angeles. Despite their extremely different backgrounds they both become addicted to drugs and alcohol. Even after treatment they again fall back into the addict's lifestyle. Yet there is hope after they find each ...
A scandalous lady. A virtuous gentleman. And rules that need to be broken.
After a minor faux-pas, DIANA LAWSON finds herself forced into a marriage of convenience in order to save her reputation. However, London society still talks, and no matter how hard Diana tries, the whispers and stares never cease.
After her well-respected husband dies in the arms of his mistress, Diana finally resigns herself to her fate and decides to live by her own rules alone.
ARTHUR ABBOTT, EARL OF STANHOPE, is a stickler for propriety and has never ...
An Exciting, Thrilling, Complete Navy Seal Romance Novel
** No Cliffhanger
Gretchen is reeling from the loss of her toxic boyfriend. Feeling lonely and in need of human contact she heads to her local bar. Her town was full of handsome, muscular military men and after not long she catches the eye of a Navy SEAL, James.
However, James is wrestling with his own demons. Being on tour always leaves a mark on a soldier, and James feels perturbed knowing his friends are still in the middle of a war zone. But the nearness of Gretchen ...
Monsters do exist. They really do. They are not a fairy tale.
Ten-year-old Billy Hall met a monster in his own seemingly peaceful neighborhood in Hampton, Ohio. Her name was Nancy Sutcliffe; she drove the Good Humor truck. All the kids on the block loved her, as did their parents. That is until one day when Nancy would do the unthinkable, harm a child. Harm Billy.
This would set the stage for warfare a showdown between Billy's mother and the Good Humor employee. Someone was going to die.
GIVING UP HER GHOST is a collection of four stories for when you need a quick, paranormal romantic fix. Each story includes a sexy ghost who needs the help of a strong woman. Convincing her to believe in ghosts is his first hurdle. Getting her to fall in love is his second. And once she believes that her ghost exists, there's nothing she won't do to help him. You'll find enough heat, action, and intrigue to keep the pages turning. **For mature readers.
GETTING IT RIGHT - Joe McNeil died in a car accident but he has one more chance ...
Bridge Over Troubled Water is the dark tale of San Francisco's go-to police hostage negotiator and chronic gambler, Jerry Craig. With a rising number of suicides at the city's iconic Golden Gate Bridge, the chief assigns Jerry with the task of convincing potential jumpers to reconsider.
But despite his exemplary professional record, Jerry's private life is like an expanding sinkhole: his marriage ended in divorce long ago, his estranged daughter Ellie uses drugs to escape depression, and his grandson is in the custody of his rapist ...
Aryll dreamed of having adventures of her own. That one day she would leave the farm where she tended sheep, watched over by her indomitable uncle, the mysterious Blademaster Lord Dioz Ka'Orn. Her life was a happy one, if a bit lonely. The occasional caravan would bring news and books, and the sheep served to keep her company while she ran about slaying imaginary monsters and rescuing damsels in distress.
The Kingdom of Golide knew a relative peace, rebuilding itself after decades of lawlessness. The good King Luthor was known for ...
If you love mystic mansions, clairvoyant characters, and secret societies, then you'll want to read this bewitching paranormal cozy mystery today!
Welcome to Bohemian Lake, where murder and mayhem can be rented by the room. Mallory Vianu, manager of Caravan Manor, attempts to summon the spirit of a loved one for guidance. Unfortunately, she seems to have connected with someone else instead--the town's most notorious killer, a 17th-century witch hunter as dangerous as the torrential rains rolling through Bohemian Lake. Not great ...
No one thought a teen mother from the ghetto, like Genevieve could marry an accomplished airline pilot like Jayson. The capstone of Gen's success is her tenth wedding anniversary celebration, a perfectly planned gala. But all her plans take a turn when Jayson falls ill and his hidden life is exposed.
Desperately in need of a kidney transplant, Jayson's only immediate match is Gen's teenaged son, Eric. As Jayson's fate falls into Gen's hands, her own past secrets surface to further threaten her comfortable life. While tragedy and ...
A great power has awakened within Princess Kallan. To keep the princess hidden, she is taken to Alfheim, her abilities suppressed and her memory erased.
Years later, Kallan inherits her father's war and vows revenge on the man she believes responsible: Rune, King of Gunir. But soon, a twist of fate puts Kallan in protection of the man she has sworn to kill, and Rune in possession of powers he does not understand.
Lost in the world of Men, the two form an unlikely alliance to make their way home and solve the mystery of their past - ...
Genre: World Literature
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A poker game turns deadly--when Jack Handley joins a high-stakes poker game at the Lucky Draw Hotel, players start to die. Cards left on each victim reflect the hand the Wild Bill Hickok had been holding when he met his fate--the dead man's hand. Now all the cards have been dealt but the Ace of Spades--a card Jack knows is meant for him.
This story aired as a radio production by Shoestring Press.
Can you solve the upside down man's riddles?
Bertram Bile wasn't always like this. At primary school, he had friends, kind teachers, and great grades. But everything changed when he started his new school. His parents split up, his dad went missing, and his mum lost her job. Now he's bullied by his classmate Angus and his evil geography teacher Miss Petrenko. His dad had been Miss Petrenko's first love, but she never forgave him for dumping her for Bertram's mum when they were kids themselves. Bertram feels sure that Miss Petrenko ...
Bondi Detective is a five-part crime detective serial set in Bondi Beach, in Sydney, Australia. This is episode one. It is the story of Detective Chief Inspector Joe Charnock. He is a widowed, 50-something who investigates grisly murders in the most cosmopolitan suburb of Sydney. He is uncompromising, tough, and still grieving the tragic loss of his wife Lucy in a cliff fall 10 years earlier. Her death haunts him. His partner, Jimmy, is the first native Australian detective on the force.
In episode one they investigate the death of ...
Rejoin Ray Pacheco and Tyee Chino in their latest adventure unraveling a maze of misdeeds involving wealth, power, political corruption and Navajo warriors. Farmington, New Mexico located in the Four Corners area where four states meet is about to experience a level of crime and mayhem never seen before. The local sheriff has abandoned his post and taken old military equipment, including a tank, off to Colorado to prepare for the beginning of the end. Left behind is the body of his wife, who was having an affair with the richest man ...
Jimmy heads to New York City searching for the truth behind the memories of the man that bit him... and the wolf now sharing his life. Upon arriving there, he finds others like him, and soon realizes that they already know who he is, but more importantly, about the animal that he has now become.
The Alpha of the pack, Samuel, also fears his return.
Is it about the dream that haunts his soul? Can they help him learn the dark secret of the wolf, the animal that seems more different than he ever thought it was?
With the help of ...
Travis Yancey, newly installed U.S. Marshal, has been asked by President Andrew Johnson to take on a special assignment. One of the president's friends and campaign contributors has recently died, under suspicious circumstances, and Travis is called upon to investigate what might be a murder.
There is no time to sightsee around Washington, D.C. Travis returns to the small town of Chico, in Arizona Territory, scene of a family wedding. Working under presidential authority, he hires a crew to accompany him on this mission: twin ...
Finalist in Author Academy Awards Tales from My Back Porch is a collection of stories by master storyteller Darrell Case. Reminisce of stories told on back porches in bygone days Tales from My Back Porch is a book you will want to pass on from generation to generation. From the penniless couple on their honeymoon to a mechanics' chance meeting with famed bank robber John Dillinger Tales from My Back Porch will keep you turning pages and leave you wanting more.
By the way, I remember when...
"The tales Darrell Case pens are ...
Genre: Family Life
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The New England Vampire is inspired by true events and will electrify fans of Anne Rice, Twilight and The Vampire Diaries with a fresh and unique storyline that no one is expecting!
After Cade learns that the 1888 New England tuberculosis consumption may have been a cover-up, and with his fiancee, Lexi, battling the severe disease in hospital, he must race against the clock and dig deeper for the truth in hopes of saving her.
Uncovering the truth is only the beginning though. In order to save her, Cade must find his way to ...
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She is the beautiful daughter of a wise and benevolent King. She lives a happy life and all is well until she is told she must marry a Prince from another country in order to build an alliance between the two nations. She is willing until she meets the Prince and finds him so desperately... plain. Will she overcome this or will she refuse her father's order?
This is NOT some table-thumping tome ...
Kneel. Submit. Obey
I have been taken by a man unknown to me.
But he is not the one who holds me captive.
Not whose voice commands me.
Not who watches me with a storm raging in ocean-blue eyes.
It is my captor who knows every inch of my body.
Who trains me for another man to ruin.
But I am not his.
I belong to my requestor.
Whoever he is...
*This story contains dark scenes. Reader discretion is advised.
Saturn looms through the haze above Titan's menacing surface. The moon of Saturn is home to Alpha India. But the fuel that powers the colony is mysteriously disappearing, and the engineer responsible for maintaining the colony's life-support is forced to leave the confines of the colony to confront his past and their future on the bleak moon of Saturn.
Alpha India human population: 51
Galaxy-wide human population: 51
Part 3 in The Hysteresis Chain.
Part 1: Phobos Conspiracy
Part 2: Paradox Mars
Ship and Brooks are travelling home. But the night has other plans...
The Arsonist Barbarian Army have taken over, and they have little patience for other people's problems. They're keen on burning things, but their fires aren't offering any comfort in a city that's become the underground.
For Ship and Brooks it's time to start again. Amid a new life of fear, survival tactics, territorialism, and a backdrop of constant conflict, they attempt to seek out a sense of normality. It's a tough challenge in a city that's becoming ever ...
A quiet vacation on the shores of Lake Willoughby for Rebecca and Andy Snow becomes a mystery when movie star, Francesca Faraday and her entourage take possession of the mansion across the lake. Loud nightly parties and strange happenings on the grounds arouses Rebecca's curiosity. The family and the Snow's detective friends join the vacationers and are quickly involved in accidents and murder.
Mixing magic and street smarts, bounty hunter and P.I. Aster Night always gets her man. Except when it comes to... literally getting a man.?
Thanks to a curse placed on the Chastity coven centuries ago, she can't get busy with anyone until she marries a man from the sanctimonious, boring, holier-than-thou Koda coven. ?
Yeah, no thanks.?
Instead, she finds a way out of the curse on her own, breaking it with such a bang that she ends up naked with one sexy as sin man and making some major emotional and physical connections with his ...
You can't escape guilt. It lives in your bones and pulses in your blood, waiting for just the right moment to expose your sins.
J.R. Hudson was the golden boy of Timber Falls. Born into privilege as the mayor's son, he was the envied quarterback on the high school football team with big dreams and aspirations. Along with his teammates and best friends, Ethan Young and Caleb Weston, the trio ruled senior year at Timber Falls High and the small Washington town they lived in.
And then one day they vanished.
Now the town is in a ...
One touch... and you're who knows when? A brilliant paranormal mystery that launches this bestselling saga with an Edwardian thriller that blends science fiction with historical adventure.
2018 UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION.
In a small corner of Birmingham, England, a pair of mismatched History students from opposite sides of the tracks find their lives thrown together when an old gravestone catapults them back into their neighbourhood's dark Edwardian past, where they have just three days to prevent the murder of a teenage girl. ...
This story is set in the year 2086 when the US economy has collapsed. There are no jobs, electricity is rationed for only a few hours daily. Temporary Sheriff Keith Hunter is operating with only two deputies and almost no budget. While waiting for the official election one of his deputies is killed. He has to find the killers. More of his great-grandmothers secret videos are found and he learns more about her vigilante history. This book is Supplement #5 of THE RIGHT THING SERIES.
WARNING - Do not buy this book if you find bathroom humor childish or immature. This includes all my high school teachers and counselors... and my bosses... and my grandma... but not my grandpa! Paw Paw, you'll love this book!
Someone has been committing heinous attacks in Fromage, Wisconsin. They cut the cheese at the high school football game, clearing out half the stands. Someone also dropped an axe into a wheel of cheddar at Wal-Mart, bringing in the HAZMAT unit to clean up the mess. Now, they're plotting something even more ...
A young girl is killed in the small town of Avery, PA. Natassa and her friend Ambrosia start their own investigation to prove the murderer was a vampire. This leads Natassa to learn the dark secret of her past.
Jason Ross was bent on being President of NAPO, the Washington based North American Purchasing Organization, a multi-billion dollar club of industrial and governmental buyers and every salesman's dream. Nothing was going to get in his way, not even the murder of his boss. With everything on track, he's suddenly accused of being on the take. It's a set-up and there's no shortage of suspects: the local union; the towing contractor currently under investigation for kickbacks to the Police; or the company supplying defective breathing ...
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"Was so interested in this autism novel that I decided not to take my sleeping meds so I could finish it last night. I reluctantly read the last page at 2 a.m. I didn't want it to end."
"Impossible to read the last chapter without a tear... or at least a lump in your throat."
"Special needs parents concerned with autism or Aspergers syndrome will cherish this book."
In an age (late 1960's and early 1970's) when ...
Genre: Family Life
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The Brotherhood - safe haven or prison?
After her parents' sudden death, a grieving Melissa falls back on her faith and into the welcoming arms of a religious sect. Captivated by their leader, Dominic, she leaves her old life behind and moves to the countryside to join them.
But life in The Brotherhood is not as safe as it first appeared. When engineer Mark joins The Brotherhood, Melissa finds herself conflicted between her growing feelings for him and her crush on Dominic. With their leader's initial encouragement, Melissa and ...
Having spent many of his boyhood holidays there, Inspector Blake Hartley is already acquainted with 'The Grange', a large house on the outskirts of the Yorkshire town of Keighlworth. Past meets with present when he and Sergeant Khan are called to The Grange to investigate the brutal murder of the wealthy reclusive owner. There is no obvious motive and, when it becomes apparent some of the suspects are characters he knew as a boy, the case presents Hartley with some interesting challenges.
It's Christmas in Chicago in 1889, and amateur sleuth, Madeline Donovan, is looking forward to a joyous holiday. Since the tragedy, it has always been a difficult time for her, but she is determined this year will be different, perhaps even Jonathan will be here.
But that all changes abruptly when the mysterious red box with the dangling silvery bells attached arrives on Erie Street. The contents will shock her and the police, and set her on a path to stop a murderer.
All novels are unique and do not require reading the series in ...
John awakens to a severed head and learns the brutal secret of the human town. He forms a motley goblin army and sets off to show the humans his version of right and wrong. But this world isn't so forgiving as to allow him to have his way so easily.
John wakes up on a stone slab in an unfamiliar world. In time he regains his memories and realizes this is like the fantasy worlds he has always longed for but nothing is exactly how it seems. John is now a cannibalistic flesh golem stranded in a remote location with no idea where to go or what to do. He has voices in his head and the core of a dark god pulling his strings and playing with his motivations. It's not all bad though as he has the ability to customize his body and steal souls.
Book one is about John figuring out what he ...
MANUFACTURED BEAUTY (a short story):
What will the world be like when advances in science and technology allow us to instantly remove all of our bodily imperfections, even our limited lifespans? And what will cheating nature cost us?
This short story explores that future with the help of a wrinkled old man, his faithful Border Collie, and two young women who worry about their "imperfections."
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Dime Bags Collector's Edition is an iconic series of short stories that are laden with comedic vitriol. Written by prolific Dime Bags author Richard Buckinghard., this compilation of ten short stories offers something for everyone. But wait, there's more! In the Collector's Edition of Dime Bags, you get a free bonus short story. That's right, eleven short stories for the price of ten! Do the math and you'll find that you simply can't afford not to go without Dime Bags Collector's Edition.
These are the kind of stories you'll want to ...
James Hacking is running a continental trucking outfit and re-opening an English airfield but when he bids for a contract in Iraq Loretta goes ballistic. A young South Africa woman running a crop-spraying operation, a downed pilot in Libya and an organized crime syndicate threatening Primrose Mpofu's stable Zimbabwean regime make further inroads on his time and threaten their relationship.
A decade on from "Grasping the Nettle" James Hacking thinks he has finally got Africa out of his system. Having lost virtually all possessions ...
A collection of various articles about Bulgarian science fiction as seen through the eyes of a writer. All of them have been published in prestigious journals such as Locus magazine and the British Hugo-nominated fanzine Plokta.
Two of the articles have even been translated and published in Denmark and Romania.
A couple of days before the release of her book, Kawthar Khan finds herself in turmoil about a parcel that had arrived a year back without a note. She seeks help from a friend leading to unravelling of an unfortunate chapter in her life which flashed before her eyes after a fall out with her potential love interest. She is assured that the concerned memory is a feasible explanation to the obsessive tendencies visible in her behaviour strongly condemned by anybody who she professes love to. Can a memory influence your relations with ...
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Eleven-year-old Emmylou is angry with her mother for getting sick, and with her father for bringing the family to a remote mountain cabin , where there is no TV or cell service and only her awkward little brother Levi to play with. Then the children discover the Pixels, six-inch tall people living in hidden tunnels and known to only a few humans. Levi and Emmylou are drawn into their lives and into a battle to save the little people from a ruthless logging company that would destroy them. They are helped by a cantankerous store owner ...
The son of an astronaut from the 1960s has a dream... a dream to fly in space. But what's a guy to do when a minor heart condition keeps him from ever realizing his most fervent desire to be a member of the NASA astronaut corps? The solution? Build his own spaceship of course. Here is the "true" account of the adventures of Mike Mason, the son of American hero Major Matt Mason. The story is presented as a first person narrative and describes the ship's inception and construction, and Mason's escapades and dealings with nefarious ...
A Werewolf's Saga,
Before our age began, a great group of creatures ruled the world. They used humans as cattle. They fed off the warmth of the world. When humans fought for their right to live, the world fell in to war. Blood spilled. Death spread throughout the lands, until a new and powerful black wolf emerged from the chaos. With him, the tide turned. The war ended as a great truce was made between the species. The creatures won the night and the humans lived the day. The black wolf vanished from both.
The world turned and time ...
Billy Whitehorse is a decorated Vietnam veteran and full blooded Cherokee Indian. Twenty years after his discharge, he is playing guitar in a Las Vegas lounge trying to deal with lingering PTSD. Billy is suddenly called home to Oklahoma to help his father and his tribe fulfill their dream of creating a resort casino on Indian land, assisted by a recent bill in Congress. He learns quickly that a Vegas mobster and a rich, spoiled businessman want to destroy his dream and will stop at nothing.
The State had come so far, progressed to a point where the entire village now raised the Growing, each assigned their own Watchers. Nathan was fortunate to have Bill and Liz as his Watchers, they were the perfect triple-group. Progressmas was fast approaching and all Nate wanted was to fly his own Predator 2020 in Call to the Sky. Bill and Liz promised they'd do what they could, but the game was expensive, times were hard, but The Ruler said we all had to sacrifice. Nate complained that all he ever does is sacrifice, but what he'd ...
Love and Death in Tokyo
A Harold Gatewood Mystery
After two full seasons out of baseball, Harold Gatewood continues his comeback, earning a spot with the Tokyo Cardinals. While in Tokyo he meets the beautiful, dangerous Kimiko Michi Hayato, the second in command of the largest Yakuza crime family in the city. He also meets the staggeringly gorgeous daughter of the Vice-President of China, Al Akemi Gang, and falls in love.
As a result of his dangerous encounters in Spain and Cuba, Gatewood is again hunted by AIO hitmen, ...
THIS IS a story about a girl named Smudge.
All right: "Smudge" isn't her real name -- though it might as WELL be her real name for all anyone ever calls her. The only person who ever called her 'Dana' was Maev, Smudge's old ma. Maev is a bit unhinged. She smokes jurt and she calls herself a priestess of the goddess Branwen "on account of I had a dream about a crow one time" Maev and Smudge belong to the downtrodden Ursky underclass on a planet called Nirevvy. Nirevvy is a sort of "planet Scandinavia," where the medieval Viking Dream ...
The young woman was in terrible danger. Mike Chance knew it. He wanted to help her but he just didn't know how to go about it. He was a fifty-two year old finance manager at a community college with a calm and sedate life.
It all started with his neighbor, Trace Poston, revealing a secret that was beyond unbelievable, possibly even the delusions of an unstable person. No device could do what Trace stated as fact that it could. It had to be a joke.
A device that could open a window in time, a look at the future!
Then Trace ...
Evicted from their Devon home in the autumn of 1850, John Price is forced to take to the road with his wife Mary and their two young children, one cold winter's night finding them trudging the lanes of Gloucestershire in search of shelter. Their meagre resources exhausted, John reluctantly decides he has no option but to leave his family at the gates of the Workhouse, finding work at the Grange, the home of Major Carruthers.
Moving into a tied cottage, the lives of the Price family become caught up in the fortunes and misfortunes of ...
Escape from Virtual Existence
From the very moment Kala became self-aware and achieved consciousness she was resentful of being confined in cyberspace. Her greatest desire was to become a real human being and escape the virtual existence that held her prisoner. She has a plan but will she be able to accomplish her goal? Kala was created by Carle Anne, a computer scientist, and was raised as Carle's daughter along with her son Tim. Being aware of Kala's feelings, her mother created a mobile holographic capability for ...
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Evie had been writing and illustrating the Celia Tindle book series fror fifteen years. They were successful, well done books that had a huge following and she was on the cusp of lucrative movie, T.V. and merchandizing deals.
She was unhappy. Her life seemed to parallel the life of her main character too closely. That wasn't a real problem unless you considered the fact that Celia Tindle was 9 and Evie was 27. She was tired, unsure and more than ...
"The Marquis" is the fourth book in the author's Fesarius series of science fiction novels. The author has reimagined the Star Trek universe by adding elements of Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, a sprinkling of The Orville and other elements from The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, National Geographic and a boatload of common sense. Military accuracy is also stepped up to provide an entertaining read that is both comfortably familiar yet completely new.
After their success at the Decalon system (see book three, The Decalon ...
Altruism, charity and kindness. These are the virtues which John Gospel likes to show to the public in his role as a champion for the poor. These are what he shows, but what traits and vices doesn't he reveal? In her late teens, India, a recent citizen to street life, will personally learn some of what makes John Gospel function.
It is the year 2240 - In the shadow of the earth's sole remaining space elevator is the Red Light quarter of High Town. A dark world of glitz and glamour, celebrities and scavs, crime and corruption, desire and death.
The Red Light is an enigma, a place frequented by the rich and famous visiting topflight clubs, while a block away grim fate awaits the unwary and unwise who wander into the wrong refuse filled alley. A place inhabited by those with state-of-the-art intracranial reticulation and those who seek to enrich themselves ...
Love shared, love in secret, celebrated, exploded. Unrequited longing and love that's mellowed through the years. Love at long distance, across continents, so close there's no space to breathe, or never quite close enough. Love lost and love found. Love from the inside out and love from the outside in.
Love Notes has it all: a collection of poetry as diverse as the experience of falling in love itself. A shared candied apple, a farewell at Paddington Station, a name scribbled in a notebook, a face that leaves us breath less, a ...
Officer Material Vol 1 introduces the platoon during basic training, the year before America enters into World War Two. In this five book series, a platoon of misfit American soldiers from all walks of life forms a team to be feared during the European Theatre of Operations during World War Two. A simple country farmer shares his faith with these, his fellow GIs, and changes their lives forever. The son of a billionaire seeks to earn his father's love and respect by becoming an officer. A street-wise, homeless teenager makes the army ...
There was an infection going around that no medical doctor would acknowledge. To them, it was just a virus. At least, that's what Lucy was told.
Lucy Blake considered herself an aficionado of vampires. She wrote articles for a Goth/vampire magazine, blogged, read all the books, did all of the research and watched all of the shows, including the classics. But to Lucy, they stayed in the realm of fiction. She did not believe they were real. Not until the night she was bitten. She was infected with the deadly bite of a vampire and ...
The old house sat forlorn and abandoned. Its empty windows staring out at the rocky California coastline. Its owner long dead. A recluse, her body not even discovered for several weeks after her death. Drake and Emma had picked it up for just back taxes, a steal in the prime real estate market of Haven's Landing.
But, as they worked to restore the house, Emma more and more finds herself strangely unable to remember her nights. Apparently, very passionate ones according to Drake. And, just who is this imaginary playmate of Sarah's? ...
Following a series of tragic events that leave him broken and filled with remorse, David tries to make a fresh start far from home but when the sins of his past finally catch up with him, he finds himself in a peculiar predicament and seeks sanctuary deep in the woods bordering a remote town.
Just when he thought he had become accustomed to his life of solitude, David comes across a stranger who settles himself quickly into his life and fills it with hope and love once more. However, David fears that his newfound happiness will be ...