The plot thickens as the hockey playoffs begin!
Angela feels out of her league when her rich and talented boyfriend, Luc, takes her to Boston to watch his hockey team in the playoffs. Luc seems like the perfect guy, but around every corner there is something that could bring their relationship to an end. Angela must prove to others that she and Luc belong together while fighting off other desires of her own that might arise along the way.
At the same time, Vanessa and Paul try to rebuild their relationship after she admitted to sleeping with the charming Swedish goaltender on Paul's team. Paul may know what the right thing to do is. However, life gets a bit complicated when his team's seductive sports psychologist shows an interest in him. Could it spell the end of his marriage to Vanessa?
She couldn't lose another sick baby... then he brought her his dying daughter
As an undercover CIA agent, Daniel Callahan was an expert at keeping secrets. None of his family or American friends knew about his two children until his baby daughter became sick, and adults were dying all around him. The only person he trusted with her care was his first true female friend, Nita. Even though she's his sister's good friend and teammate, Daniel's feelings her are far from familial.
After a tragedy in med school, Nita Banks decided she never wanted anything to do with treating sick children ever again. When Ebola breaks out in the middle of a Central American coup, she has her hands full between missions and helping the CDC find a cure.
When Nita discovers Daniel's baggage includes a diaper bag and a rollie with superheroes on it, she'll have to face her fears or lose both the baby and Daniel.
Unguarded Love is the forth novel in KaLyn Cooper's Black Swan series filled with strong ...
The Carnadine Academy is Albion's most notorious school for young magicians. This year's Novices will face foul murders, dark magic and tests of many kinds.
Cardenio Clarke is hoping to be a hero. Daisy Tremaine believes she can make a difference. Arthur Bartlett just wants to survive. Raef De Vere has secrets that he refuses to share.
Carnadine is like any school: there are teachers, bullies and stressed students. There are also cruel Wraiths, hungry monsters and sinister plots.
Carnadine offers its Novices the finest magical education... if only they can live through the year.
The story of the Novices fuses dark fantasy, gruesome horror and cynical humour in a setting reminiscent of 1930s England. The Gifted pupils of Carnadine have incredible powers but they also have essays to write and detentions to survive. Enjoy the Afternoon Tea, because it might be your last meal...
Kalla has claimed the third and final aspect of the waking wolf goddess.
Now, she and her magister must take the Quill to Ganysha so the Elephant Lord may recreate the binding, and they must find Grael's Fang before they can face the Nagali. And if that was not enough, there are still lands to be freed.
Meanwhile, darker troubles are brewing. Grosso, at the Nagali's behest, has begun to corrupt the Emperor of Argoth, fomenting war amongst the normally peaceful Argosians. If the Fleet mobilizes to attack, nobody will be able to stand in the way of its military might. A return visit to the sky continent of Argoth has unprecedented repercussions, not just for Kalla, but for her entire pack.
Finding the Fang will be no easy task either. They must brave the tropics of Su Ramerides and the dragons that live among the dense jungle and volcanic mountains.
New friends are found, and new enemies made.
Redemption and forgiveness abound for those who choose to look.
And the most unexpected is ...
Someone has framed Matthew Brunner. The authorities believe he's a stone cold killer responsible for the murder of three men in Phoenix, including a powerful drug cartel boss and want him brought to justice. The cartel just wants him dead and buried and has sent off its most ruthless killer to carry out the hit. Matt however just wants to lead a normal life, but that's easier said than done. He's doing his best to cover his tracks, but the ones that are after him have vast resources and deep pockets, and they won't stop until they have accomplished their mission.
No Going Back is the second installment of the Matt Brunner quadrilogy, which follows the protagonist as his life starts to spiral out of control. A fast paced action thriller that is guaranteed to get your heart pumping!
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London, November 1933. Dottie Manderson stumbles upon the body of a dying man in a deserted ...
Twenty years after Penny's Hawaiian adventure, she and her husband are moving to Las Vegas, Nevada.
But when they run out of gas in the Mojave Desert, the couple is rescued by a famous painter. The eccentric artist hires Penny to redecorate his property, while her husband finds work on a skyscraper on the Strip.
Things are looking up, until Penny hears rumors about human trafficking. When her daughter goes missing, Penny's mothering instinct goes into high gear. But will a mother's love make a difference, or does God hold all the cards?
Forty-eight hours is all Penny's got to rescue Lani, and the clock is ticking.
Three cups of a cocky, dirty talkin' alpha who will do anything to win the girl.
Two tablespoons of a sweet southern baker who can't resist his charm no matter how hard she tries.
A slice of temptation that will have you laughing out loud one minute and swooning the next.
A dash of passion.
A pinch of suspense.
A sprinkle of hope.
Mix together in a large bowl, creating a box set that consists of two sexy stories: Sweet Temptation and Sweet Love. Bake at 350° for a rich serving of a timeless recipe that is sure to fill your heart with a generous helping of romance.
Voted favorite couple by K.C. Lynn's readers, this box set includes the stories of Sawyer and Grace from Sweet Temptation, book two in the Men of Honor Series, and Sweet Love, book one in the Sweet Series, a spin off to the Men of Honor Series & Acts of Honor Series. Please note that it is not necessary to read any books prior to these, but characters from all series play reoccurring roles.
Two people, bound by a powerful curse.
When Sophie Turner finally returns home to the sleepy tourist town of Copper Falls, she imagines the kind of life she'd always dreamed of: calm, quiet, and peaceful. After years of having her steps haunted by a powerful and devious stalker, she is now living on land settled by her ancestors. She can feel the magic in her blood responding, and she feels like she finally has the chance to build a life. Until he comes along.
All of her dreams of peace and calm come tumbling down the second Calder Turcotte enters Sophie's life. The danger he brings threatens everything she's worked for, everything she's tried to build for herself. He gives Sophie an ultimatum: break the curse her ancestor set on his family, or lose the very land that's allowing her to heal. And as much as she despises him, as much as she fears him, she's equally drawn to his icy gaze, his strength. Helping him is the right thing to do.
She never would have guessed how much she'd ...
Perfection is on trial.
Does it exist? Is it obtainable? Did it kill Laney Bang?
But when the trial ends, the real fun begins!
Born into a legal dynasty, Jack Lawson was a natural who was making a name for himself as one of Manhattan's top young lawyers.
But when his world comes crashing down, Jack leaves the big city and his family's powerful firm, rediscovering his love of the law in the small village of Cooperstown, New York.
It's place known for known for tranquil summers and the Baseball Hall of Fame. Certainly not murder.
But the peaceful village is shook to its core when a body is found on the estate of favorite son Drew Anderson. A man who is the symbol of perfection.
And it isn't just anybody who is found dead -- the victim is widely considered the world's most infamous woman.
When Anderson is arrested for the murder, Jack ends up with the case that everyone wants to "go away," and some are willing to go to the deadly lengths to make sure that it does.
Against all ...
A centuries-old curse
Gabriel Borelli was born a warrior. He's dedicated to avenging his father's murder and protecting his mother, who's living under a centuries-old curse. He can't allow anything to distract him from his course... not even the one woman who may hold the key to all he desires.
A magical connection
Shea Tedaldi and her young brother hold a powerful magic men will kill to possess. She needs a hero who won't falter in the face of danger. Gabriel is that hero, even if he refuses. But she won't take no for an answer.
A dangerous desire
Neither of them expected such searing heat to explode between them. And if that heat consumes them, it could destroy the very things they've vowed to protect.
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"Gabriel is ...
New alliances forged, ancient enemies awoken.
In a universe wrought with chaos and destruction, there is no more hiding in the shadows.
To survive, this world needs more than just a hero. It needs a legend.
Tobias Ford, the adopted son of the President of the United States, has dedicated his life to his country and to his people. An exemplary soldier in the U.S. military, he defends his nation against the greatest danger they have ever faced- the Enlai. As the fledgling, unstable Shadow-Molder alliance struggles against Galaxius's mighty forces, humanity takes no sides, regarding any super-powered being as a threat. However, while Tobias tries so hard to honor his father and country, he makes a discovery which forces him to question everything he had ever believed in- his father, his country, and even his own identity.
No matter how hard she tries, Alia cannot remember. What was she, who were her parents? Deep down, she knows something is missing. She can feel it every time she ...
They told us that this new world was perfect
They told us that we were all equal under the eyes of the only God
They told me that I was nothing
He told me that he would protect me
They swear that I can trust them
How can I believe in something, in a world where faith isn't optional?
The Given Garden is Book #1 in the dystopian series, The Eden Chronicles, and is set six hundred years after Armageddon, where Utopia is the goal, but chaos is the result. Larkin had no choice to be an illegal third-born child, so does that mean that she should give her life to the crown in penance? And if so, can trust that she will find a friend in Prince Kohen Barachiel, and not a Nephilim master? The kingdom is in his family's hands, her life in his, the clock is ticking until God's return, and Satan is watching, waiting for her moment to strike back against the alpha males of the royal faily.
It's angels versus demons in this post-apocalyptic fairy tale that is sentimental, sensual and ...
This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Yellow Claw is a crime novel by Sax Rohmer. The story features Gaston Max, a Parisian criminal investigator and master of disguise, and his battle with Mr. King, a master criminal. Max is often aided in his efforts by Inspector Dunbar and together they need to stop Mr. King before he takes his next hostage! The novel was the basis for the 1921 British silent film The Yellow Claw.The Golden Scorpion again features Detective Gaston Max and Inspector Dunbar who must save the day from an evil "scorpion" mastermind before he makes his next kill!
I don't know how much time has passed.
I don't know where I am or where I'm going, I just know that two men are waiting for me and that I belong with them.
My body burns with a hunger I can't describe.
I'll do anything to find them and so will the beast that lives inside me.
FIRE AND ICE in the ultimate reunion story. Two men. One woman. More passion than your kindle can handle.
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Sexy vampires, dragon shifters, and werewolves! See how the scintillating romance and the exciting saga continues!
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For the last nine years, Alexandria Reed has been locked away, a prisoner of her own nightmares. Determined to escape, she convinced the doctors she was sane. It wasn't even that hard really. She leaves behind her fears and joins her family in their new home, Jacob's Fork, West Virginia, where she plans out her nice, normal life.
But she's not normal. She can never be normal.
Soon after her arrival to the sleepy little town, Alex comes face to face with her past and learns something terrifying. There's a secret her family has killed to protect, a secret that has now put her and her brother's life at risk.
Luka Rinaldi both fascinates and frustrates Alex from the moment she meets him. He's dark and broody, arrogant, and hot enough to scorch brimstone. She's drawn to him despite all the warning signs telling her he means her harm. She wants to trust him, but her instincts tell her to run.
Aided by her new friends, who have some dark secrets themselves, can she survive long enough ...
Zola is a rebellious soul filled to the brim with sheer determination to make it. After she defies the path that her father wants her to take, she ends up at Paradise, a strip club in the heart of New York City. Paradise fuels the city and is bound to tempt her until she breaks.
Rich is a ruthless ruler running New York and has no plans of stopping. With his father ready to step down, Rich is trying to secure all the resources he can while weeding out the weak links in his team.
After what appears to be an accidental moment between Zola and Rich, she becomes a marked woman. Rich willing becomes a man captivated with her. With Rich reacting on impulse, Zola is trying to navigate through life and keep Rich at bay. But can budding feelings and an offer of a lifetime finally put them exactly where they're fated to be?
Find out in Her Goon, His Eden.
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Stefan, an art collector from Vienna, engrossed in his search for a meaning in life, finds a treasure under the shadows of the Charminar in the shape of a brown nymph with a small round face, wearing large glasses and sporting a severe look. But then he has the matter of the hockey sticks to contend with. "Hockey sticks seemed to be rated as the favourite article of accoutrement for men having a higher-than-the-average sense of moral outrage in India". Stefan has the task of convincing Qudsiya's hockey stick wielding uncles that he means well...
In New Ashokapur, Deputy Secretary Shiva Shambo is faced with the formidable challenge of launching the Stink Bum, an ultimate smelly weapon of aggression against ...
Genre: Short Stories Length: 314 Pages (1,415 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 16th, 2020
Childhood is over, and he has received a name: Elenn. But with the new name comes a new awareness of self, and for him it is deeply troubling. As other uedin youths face their futures with hope and excitement, Elenn must try to understand what it means that he is barren. It is a syndrome that not only deprives a uedin of his passing-of-life; it means that he is destined to deteriorate into depravity and die in misery. This knowledge poisons every aspect of life for Elenn, but can he find a way to cope, to bide his time, perhaps even to summon the strength to bear his burden with uedin dignity?
In Version M, the androgynous uedin are referred to with masculine pronouns. Consider the option of Version F which uses feminine pronouns. Which version to read, Version M or Version F? That is the challenge that I present to my readers before they even buy the book. At one time I was suggesting that readers who identify as male should read M, and those who identify as female should read F. But ...
The Dragon Prince and the witch are meant to be enemies, but fate has other plans.
Nyx Veskovic is the black sheep of the four Dragon Princes, and he has never felt as though he truly belongs.
When he meets Romi, a beautiful red-haired witch, his life changes. He hates witches and everything they represent, and even though he shouldn't want anything to do with her, Nyx can't stop thinking about her. He struggles with the notion that his True Mate is a witch, believing that the curse that plagues his family's ability to love is particularly cruel to him.
His love and loyalty are put to the test when he learns about Romi's true lineage and her coven that has a dark past. However, Romi's ancestors aren't the only thing threatening their happiness. When a power-hungry, vengeful bear shifter hunts Nyx for revenge, Nyx will do whatever it takes to claim Romi as his own and ensure her safety.
Can he get to her in time before the bear shifter destroys their world?
AUTHOR'S NOTE: This ...
Genre: Fantasy Length: 148 Pages (4,480 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 16th, 2020
15-year-old Nikka is invited to attend Wildwood Academy, a prestigious but secret boarding school for talented youth located deep in the Californian mountains. Once there, Nikka quickly falls in love with her bizarre classes, the jaw-dropping scenery and... two very different boys.
However, Wildwood Academy has a dark and twisted secret, one that could cost Nikka the one thing she had never imagined she could lose, the one thing that money can't buy. It is this very thing that Wildwood Academy was created to steal.
Nikka can stay and lose everything, or she can risk death and run.
***About the Author***
Jacqueline has had a colourful and dual life thus far; she's lived in a refugee camp in Sweden, a castle in France, a village in Germany, and spent her formative years in between Los Angeles, London and New York. As a result, she speaks four languages. Jacqueline has a Bachelors in English Literature from the University Of Massachusetts, and a Masters in Screenwriting from Royal ...
Genre: Coming of Age Length: 316 Pages (4,646 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jul 16th, 2020
From NYT and USA Today best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills comes a stand-alone novella in the BA Series. Amazon Top 100 Bestseller!
A wicked ballerina from the wrong side of town... The wealthy football star who can't forget her... The one night she changed it all.
Meet Cuba Hudson, the heartbreaker of Briarwood Academy:
I'm the tattooed bad boy girls think they can change.
I have it all: a football career, a stellar GPA, and a family that owns half of Dallas, Texas. Everyone wants to be me, but all I want is to forget...
Then she shows up.
Dovey Beckham arrives at Briarwood Academy and looks right through me, unconcerned that I rule the school. I wasn't part of her precious plan, and it drove me insane... so I made it my mission to claim her, to put her notch on my bedpost.
She would be mine and her heart would be broken.
I didn't plan on falling for her, and I sure as hell didn't plan on losing her...
Welcome to Briarwood Academy... where sometimes, the best things in ...
Angela Dawson lives in a tiny apartment on the tenth floor, with white walls, a window full of lies, and a hidden camera in the corner of the ceiling. All the coffee and pancakes in the world couldn't make her choose her current residence over a soggy cardboard box in the back of a flea-infested alley. Of course, she doesn't have that option.
Angie has been raised in the captivity of The Facility for as long as she can remember. Though she is able to manipulate elements, The Facility took measures, after her first failed escape attempt, to prevent the use of her abilities outside of testing: Electro-Cuffs. They are as painful and deterring as the name suggests, and the ever-present threat of electrocution ensures that Angie's power is anything other than her own.
Now, almost eighteen years old and with no hope of escape, Angie has surrendered to her life of testing, poking, and prodding within the thirty-floor, underground prison. That is, until a suspicious young psychologist is ...
Found guilty of war crimes, Justine Santana, a Human-Android hybrid is shut down. Taug, an alien from Crestar, must eliminate his father's mistake -- a Human-Cresta crossbreed named Derik. When Taug awakens Justine and charges her with the assignment to kill Derik, he never suspects that she might discover the meaning of love and her intrinsic humanity. Her freedom hangs in the balance. Is she a woman -- or a weapon?
This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. After some sudden and unspecified catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to nature, and the few survivors to a quasi-medieval way of life. Fields are becoming overrun by forest, domesticated animals are running wild, roads and towns are becoming overgrown, and the hated London is reverting to lake and poisonous swampland.
At the heart of Bourbon and Chai lies a secret and an impossible choice.
It was just a dream. At least, that's what Isha Turner tells herself, heart racing and body tightly nestled against her husband Liam. The young, happily married wife has never fantasized about other men before -- the dream is both surprising and unsettling. The breathless want and raw connection, unlike anything Isha's ever experienced. It's time to spice up her marriage, she decides. Lure Liam away from his friends with new lingerie and some scheduled date nights. It's a sensible plan, but it's about to hit a big snag.
Nathan Walker is barely keeping it together. His marriage has collapsed, his teenage daughter is reeling, and his wife has effectively banished him to a different city. In the midst of this nightmare, he accepts a job offer and finds himself leading an army of employees who now look to him for strength, vision, and stability. But one of them, Isha, seems to see right through his cool façade to ...
Valkin Kendor has no idea who he is...
He thinks he's just a plain ol' farm boy from Tillmandor, but when the King of the Barbarians captures him, he starts to wonder!
He is brought to Hallucagenia, a land he knew only to exist in fairytales and legends, to be trained in a mysterious art beyond the realm of magic and science! He learns of powerful leaders and loose alliances. He befriends Tereartre Levon, leader of the Werethallic Wolf Force.
What Valkin doesn't know is that Tereartre had killed his father...
*The first edition of Book I appeared on the BookManBookWoman TV show with Larry and Saralee Woods*
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Titles in the Outcast of the Dark Knight series:
Book I - The Dark Knights Return
Book II - The Dark Knights Sunrise
Book III - The Dark Knights Ascend
Book IV - The Dark Knights Inferno
Book V - The Dark Knights Awaken
Book VI - The Dark Knights Hero
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"A modern spin on C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters" Literary Classics
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A high school graduate ready to shine for God at college. Emotionally-torn parents who hope their son transitions well. A campus so beautiful, no one detects an underlying spiritual battle.
It's Fall. And Davis Chandler, a well-liked former lacrosse player, can't wait to make his mark on campus. Yet a war rages in heaven and on earth. And ever-so subtly on University campus. Davis - severed from the comforts of home and his church community - begins to drift from God.
Can the angels assigned to Davis get there in time?
And will Davis be spiritually in-tuned enough to fight back and let God restore what's already been lost?
"Maybe the most dangerous place today for Christian faith is the college campus. Insightfully, Nicholas Cappas develops his story right there in the middle of it all. In the spirit of Lewis's The Screwtape Letters we find Davis Lewis Chandler, a college freshman. We do well ...
A Sweet, clean and wholesome Regency romance that will melt your heart!
Lydia Wells dreams of adventure, but lives a protected life at Mrs. Peyton's School for Girls. She often slips away from the school to visit the harbor and gaze at the fishing boats, the merchant vessels, and the majestic ships of the line. She can't wait to leave Falmouth and go... anywhere.
But when her father is lost at sea Lydia must take responsibility for herself and her younger sister, Charlotte. She takes a job as a nanny and begins a new life in the home of the handsome but volatile Colonel Michael Hartford.
A summons from the opulent Boscombe Hall comes as rather a surprise. The truth about the Wells family background is about to change everything.
Lydia will have her adventure. Can she and Charlotte find happiness in their new life without giving up the people they cherish?
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"Sophie: Suffragette", (1910 era) is the second historical prologue book following "Virtuous Bewitchment: Escape from Salem", (1690 era) to the modern day "Sara the Psychic Sleuth Series". Sophie Young, who was gifted with many abilities, finds herself orphaned and living with her very strict religious grandparents. Desiring to become a doctor in Philadelphia, she must overcome pressure to marry and gender discrimination to follow her dreams. As a member of the local suffrage organization, she finds support from those who are seeking women's right to vote and to become an active part of the medical society controlled by men. Despite many who wish to marry her, she must choose the right one who respects her abilities and aspirations to fulfill her goals to make a difference through the use of her special abilities to benefit others.
"Sophie: Suffragette" is the second of fourteen books involving four hundred years of history ranging from the colonial days to futuristic themes through ...
Twenty-six year old Valerie Case was the curator of one of the largest natural history museums in the United States and Cody Larson was the young C.E.O. of Larson Engineering. Their divergent paths would eventually cross because of something Cody's company had discovered while drilling for core samples in Death Valley. An ancient relic that could not have originated in California was found hundreds of feet below the surface of the hot sand.
Finding a 3,000 year old lost city deep beneath the sands of Death Valley was something Valerie could only fantasize about. Now, with the help of Cody Larson, her fantasy was about to come true, but not in a way she or Cody could have ever imagined.
When Dalton killed a corrupt lawman, Deputy Vaughn pursued him relentlessly, but in Wilmington Point he enjoyed a welcome slice of luck. He came across Dutch Kincaid's Wanted poster and found that the notorious outlaw had been wrongly blamed for his crime.
So when Dalton was tasked with infiltrating Dutch's gang of bank raiders, he readily accepted the duty. He figured that if he could kill Dutch, he could claim the bounty on Dutch's head while his own crime would be officially attributed to a dead man.
But Dalton's dangerous task became even harder when he was partnered with a man who had good reason to kill him and even worse, he still had to face a final showdown with his nemesis Deputy Vaughn.
Detective Fallon Brooks is about to put the 'case closed' stamp on a fiery plane crash which took down Holotech Corporation corporate officers Dante Burke and Niles DeMortaine when a mysterious USB drive arrives in his mailbox. A USB containing information that could change the trajectory of the entire case. Brooks decides to give things another look. In what appears to be a bizarre coincidence, Samantha Bowman, comely wife of the third Holotech partner, mistook her husband for an intruder and shot him on precisely the same day the plane went down. As Brooks digs deeper, he starts to wonder what exactly went down that day in LA, and if he can set aside his ever-increasing attraction to the oh-so-lovely Samantha Bowman and find out what really happened that fateful day.
A romantic suspense-thriller packed with twists and turns and a touch of erotic spice!
This is the third and final novel of the lake point series. Shannon, Caitlin and Arthur continue on their journey in the deeps while Peter and Michelle along with the rest of the neighborhood try to find a way to keep the horrors of the deeps from crossing the stream.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 365 Pages (1,610 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 16th, 2020
The Damned Lies Series
Damned Lies are absurd tales told by a snarky narrator that doesn't believe truth should get in the way of a good story. Damned Lies are the wild recollections of his exciting and entirely unlikely life. Within the pages of this series you'll find mad science, ghosts, zombies, giant robots, cursed swords, clones, epic confrontations, clumsy violence, cultists, unanswered questions, bemused footnotes, good friends, sworn enemies, hidden references, the secret of the universe, and at least one very pissed off Lovecraftian god. If you're the right kind of strange individual, this is exactly the series you've been waiting for!
The book that started it all!
Damned Lies is the true story of things that never happened. It is a fictional memoir of fantastic events. It is a chronicle of self-cloning, of adventure, of magic, of bare-fisted hobo boxing tournaments, of zombies, and more. It's the autobiography of a wild summer adventure out beyond the fields ...
Max and Amy Jones wanted a fresh start following the loss their child and an injury ending Max's football career in the UK so they set off to experience the American Dream. As they settled into the Cul-de-sac they now called home, a weekend of pampering was approaching for the ladies of Vernon's Place when they headed off to the Belle Vue Spa & Hotel leaving the men with a brand new barbecue and plenty of beers. The fun soon turns into a nightmare as the mysterious man in black begins killing the men off in a gore driven game of who's next - as their numbers dwindle and suspicion begins to eat away at them, the men prepare to try and take down the man in black and discover why he has chosen them.
In this heart throbbing tale, we follow Joey Parker in real time as he dons a fedora and, in classic detective '40s style, attempts to track down Shayla, the girl kidnapped by clowns. Meanwhile, Chloe reads Joey's old journal, catching up on the twenty years between them. She also dreams curious visions of a man in a long black coat and fedora in his desperate attempts to redeem himself and right the wrongs of the past. ??Will Joey find Shayla and make his way back into Chloe's heart?? Prepare for a suspenseful ride and an ending that will make you want to read the series all over again.?
John R McKay's fourth novel sees him return to his favourite genre, historical fiction.
Set before and during the First World War The Sun Will Always Shine tells the story of brothers Harry and Charlie Davenport, who live on a farm in northern England, and their attempts to protect their mother and sister from their abusive and violent father.
They believe that their father's increasing brutality needs to be stopped and they will need to carry out strong action to do that in order to protect their family.
With war approaching they realise that these actions could have terrible consequences upon the very people they have sworn to protect.
As suspicions grow ever stronger, could they find an escape in the trenches of the Western Front before their secret is revealed and their world is ripped apart?
This is a tale of war, grief, horror, lost love and sacrifice and is John R McKay's most powerful novel to date.
Vacation isn't supposed to be terrifying-
Chris Echo thought the perfect escape from the terrors of her life as a CSI profiler would be a private island in the South Pacific. But the tropical setting proves to be anything but peaceful when she soon finds herself trapped in the middle of something far more dangerous.
Kyle Stone's own demons aren't anything a remote luxury island can fix. He and the guerrilla band he's infiltrated for a long undercover mission are traveling to an exchange. When a storm washes them ashore they take the resort's guests as hostages. Stone is left with the choice to either keep his cover intact or save their lives--including the life of a beautiful woman who may just be his salvation.
Each of the island's visitors harbors different fears, but they're about to confront the ultimate one--the struggle between life and death. In the midst of the turmoil, Chris realizes that perhaps death isn't her greatest challenge after all. Sometimes, it can be your own ...
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Desperate to escape the memories of an abusive marriage, Maggie flees to the wilds of Missouri and her Uncle Ned. He is the only family she has left, and she needs his help.
Nick Revelle's marriage had taught him plenty about the perfidy of women, and since his wife's death he has lived a lonely, solitary life. Everyone except his closest friends thought that he'd killed his unfaithful wife. If it wasn't for the testimony of his head stableman, Ned, he might even have hung for a crime he hadn't committed. So when Ned asked him to employ his niece, the answer was a resounding yes, even though he knew that women were not to be trusted. He never imagined that hiring Maggie would start a fire inside him.
Nick needs a housekeeper and Maggie needs a quiet place to heal. It seemed the perfect bargain, but neither took into account the ...
This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Angel of the Revolution tells the tale of a group of self-styled 'terrorists' who conquer the world through airship warfare. Led by a crippled, brilliant Russian Jew and his daughter, the 'angel' Natasha, 'The Brotherhood of Freedom' establishes a 'pax aeronautica' over the earth after a young inventor masters the technology of flight in 1903. The hero falls in love with Natasha and joins in her war against established society in general and the Russian Czar in particular.
Join thousands of readers in this edge-of-your-seat, sci-fi/fantasy series by N.E. Michael.
"The book is highly engaging, both the backstory and current timeline are fascinating. There were all kinds of shifty characters coming and going, some good and some bad, at all times. Things were rarely as they seemed.. and I loved it. In fact, now I'm going to have to order the second book... " -The Inkslinger
A fierce, cunning warlord, fighting to save his family.
A beautiful, lonely telepath, struggling to discover the mysteries of her past.
And an ordinary man, seeking justice for his father.
Three separate lives, bound by tragedy, fate, and a common enemy -- Jimmy Roko.
Experience a futuristic, war-ravaged Earth raging with mystical beasts and terrible demons, super-powered heroes and deadly battle-drones, ancient portals and daring new worlds. Explore the hidden tribes of the Enlai, each with their unique abilities and cultures. Battle against Jimmy Roko's endless army of killer ...
A monster is made...
A young man is ruthlessly tortured and subjected to horrific surgeries, changing him to an unstoppable killing machine. Alone, tormented and furious beyond all reason he is determined to hunt down every last member of the organisation that transformed him into a monster.
This is the savage action and horror story of a man's war and all-consuming hatred.
The innocents are dead.
There is no mercy.
Only the monster remains.
As thievery and deceit befall the continent, a new generation of Maca leaders will rise.
Daniel, the new Maca of Ishner on Thalia, struggles to right the wrongs imposed on his people for nearly two hundred years. Determined to uncover the depths of the Sisterhood's treachery, Daniel and the other young Maca of Thalia face danger, as new threats lead to a battle to save their land and people.
With tensions mounting in the struggle for wealth and power, can they fend off the attack, or fall to the Sisterhood's acts of vengeance?
Elaine Brazda was devastated by the loss of her husband and soul mate, Eddie. After three months of isolating herself away from her family and friends, Eddie's death started to haunt her. His sweet daily romantic gestures that once made Elaine smile are now used to torment her.
Elaine decided to leave her home in Pinehurst, Texas, and reopen a bakery that her grandmother, Annie, left her in Newark, New Jersey. Eddie and Elaine always dreamed of opening up a bakery, so she kept the name that they decided on, Eddie and Elaine's Sweet Treats.
After a month of renovations, and hiring her bakery crew, it was the day that she's been dreaming of, Grand Opening Day. That was also the day that Elaine's dream quickly ended, and the series of frightening supernatural events began.
She soon found out that true love never dies and the promise that Eddie had engraved on the gold heart-shaped locket was real, but Elaine always knew that Eddie always kept his promise!
Jane Eyre meets Prince Charming in two enchanting Regency love stories! Previously published as "Much Ado About Nuptials" and The Baron's Governess Bride.
In the novella "The Viscount Meets His Match" Sebastian Viscount Benedict knows from bitter experience that marrying a woman of lower rank and fortune brings nothing but heartache. He is determined to prevent his beloved brother from making the same mistake by wedding the local squire's daughter. Rebecca Beaton disagrees. She is certain her former pupil, Hermione, truly loves the viscount's brother and will make him a devoted wife. She tries to persuade formidable Lord Benedict to give the young couple his blessing.
In spite of their many differences, Sebastian finds himself drawn to forthright, loyal Rebecca. Yet he fears his admiration for the lady could erode his good judgment and resolve. Rebecca fights her growing attraction to Sebastian, which threatens to divide her loyalties... and perhaps break her heart. If only she can ...
Four women. One affair. Four lives entwined.
All Pippa's ever wanted is marriage and kids, but at thirty-four and about to embark on IVF, her dream of having a family is far from certain. Her younger sister Georgie has the opposite problem, juggling her career, her lover, a young daughter and a husband who wants baby number two.
Pippa's best friend Sienna has a successful career in the film world, and despite her boyfriend pressurising her to settle down, a baby is the last thing she wants. Happily married Connie shares the trauma of fertility treatment with Pippa, but underestimates the impact being unable to conceive will have on her and her marriage.
As their lives collide in a way they could never have predicted, will any of them find lasting happiness? ...
"What I love about this story is that it is very real. Life isn't all about living happily ever after and this book stays achingly true to that. There's plenty of conflict and an unexpected twist to make you emotionally ...
Every night, Alan Dexter has the same dream: his former colleague Christina is seducing him when suddenly, two of her perfectly white teeth turn into fangs and tear into his flesh.
Dexter is always the skeptical journalist, but his feeling that Christina must be in danger only grows when he discovers she disappeared over two months ago in the mysterious Carpathian Mountains.
What evil still lurks in the heart of Transylvania?
Genre: World Literature Length: 133 Pages (1,336 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jul 16th, 2020
Aria is a paranormal romance/mystery for Young Adult and New Adult audiences.
Nineteen year old Nya Reed never thought her simple life could get so complicated so quickly, until one horrifying night with friends she won't ever forget, or remember...
Nya awakens in the ER, bruised, bloodied and has little memory of the night prior. Her new friend, Matt, is dead and the police are baffled when they have no leads in the case. Nya struggles to piece together any fragments of broken memory she can salvage. Her only clue? A gold pendant in her pocket she's never touched or seen before.
Worried that Matt's killers will surface, Nya seeks comfort from her neighbor, Jack. He is the only person that can reign in Nya's ever racing mind and bring some peace to her troubled and chaotic world. But Jack has issues of his own. His past is shrouded in mystery, his whereabouts are unknown and there are things about him that Nya cannot explain. As the the romance blossoms, she begins to question if ...
Readers' Favorite Silver Award for Short Story/Novella, 2018
WriteOn Staff Pick, 2015
BOOK DESCRIPTION: First Contact has never been easy.
Despite the rumors, the US Government has been able to deny First Contact with an alien race for decades, but with good reason: it hasn't happened yet.
When a strange signal comes from an isolated area in the forests outside of Seattle, they find that First Contact is not going to happen with big ships and grand world-wide messages. Aliens, it turns out, like to keep their existence quiet.
Breaking a great number of rules, Seattle's resident alien has come back from a quick trip to his home planet to talk to his human wife. He just happened to land too close to a military base. Now, he will tell her the truth, even if he has to do it behind a glass wall and with the military between them.
The Librarian is a contemporary short novel set in Washington State and dealing with first contact with an alien species unlike anything else in modern ...
Pain Is Sacred.
Having taken to the sea, Eddie, and what remains of his road-weary companions, find refuge North. A friendly elderly couple point them in the direction of a nearby safe zone. Upon arriving, they find the Inn that served as a safe zone is now abandoned. Exhausted and out of options they take shelter.
As the survivors rest and lick their wounds, a demented serial killer they believe dead, sheds his skin and finds a new mode of transportation.
The differences between real and surreal blur as the survivors battle not only the living dead, but a supernatural psychopath with a thirst for suffering. For those fighting for survival, there are no safe havens. Not in dreams. Not even in their own minds.
STAY DEAD 4: THE DAMNED FLESH is a hallucinatory whirlwind of heartache and suffering.
FOR SEVENTY YEARS, HE HAS WAITED...
In Sharon Valley, at teen slumber parties and around campfires, the story is told. Seventy years ago, on Halloween night, Nathaniel and Myrantha Ober made a pact sealed by bloody human sacrifice... a pact with the devil himself.
THIS HALLOWEEN, EVIL WILL RETURN...
Nancy Snell is the most popular girl in high school. She is beautiful and wealthy, and she has discovered the key to unlimited power. The occult force that was summoned to this sleepy town decades ago. She has already chosen the perfect victim needed to perform the ritual: the new girl in town, Lana Bremmers.
THE DEVIL'S END
Once again the town of Sharon Valley will be the doorway to the legions of darkness. And the devil will have his payment in blood, on an even more terrifying Halloween night.
"Yu Cao's drawings and poems are colorful, whimsical, and imaginative... It is a pleasure to browse through this delightful book!"
"Yu's drawing poems remind me to enjoy life's precious moments and to see the world with child-like wonder. "
"If you are looking for an inspirational book with imaginative art to go along with it, Yu Cao truly delivers this for you." -- Amazon review
All That I Love / DrawingPoems has entered the collection of Center for Arts and Language at Rhode Island School of Design. This book is unique in the beautifully integrated drawings and poems that reveal the ineffable beauty of daily life.
Here's what Yu Cao wrote at the beginning of the book: "We all experience these moments of ineffable beauty when we are present with what is and connect with other beings. I invite you to dwell in the unknown energy that has touched me deeply and quietly and experience the openness of the mind that DrawingPoems have transported me into."
2039. A place affectionately known as Weird City. Old-fashioned private eye, Nate Flynn, is hired by a spoiled heiress dressed as a princess to find her family's missing pet unicorn. It sounds absurd, but he's just desperate enough to take the case. What begins as a simple investigation, however, turns into something quite a bit more complicated as Nate gets caught up in the deadly secrets of the girl who hired him, her two beautiful, up-to-no-good sisters and their delusional mother. When he stumbles upon evidence of a grizzly murder, everyone's a suspect, from the family's robot butler to an incompetent nightclub owner with something to prove. In Weird City, even the unicorn isn't above suspicion.
What if you were suddenly paralyzed in the recovery room?
Finally liberated from the two-year confinement of lecture halls and gross anatomy, Annabel Tilson is a medical student working in her first clinical rotation. She has high hopes of mastering the basics of patient care like her famous neurosurgeon father. However, she soon realizes that studying for exams and taking care of patients is only part of the complex burden of her role as a surgical team member.
??? It's A Mystery Wrapped In An Enigma
Grappling with a third-year resident who hates her and a dreamy infatuation for her chief resident, Annabel discovers that patients are dying within twenty-four hours of their procedures without apparent surgical complications. A resident from another specialty notices the same troubling pattern. With his help, Annabel takes a crash course in pharmacology.
??? This is Book One in the medical adventures of Dr. Annabel Tilson.
Annabel's novel is a spinoff from her father's series, ...
My father made sure my life was built on lies.
Everything about my past was created to protect me. I just don't know why.
Former fighter, Julian Moore, used to grace my TV one too many times, and I secretly had posters of him on my walls.
Now, he may be the only one I can trust and he's vowed to stand by my side no matter what. I want to believe him.
My father's secrets brought Julian and me together-a secret that I have yet to uncover.
I was never given control of my past, but now it's time to take control of my future.
SURVIVE is the first book in the FIGHT IT OUT SERIES and can be read as a standalone. This gripping romantic suspense will NOT leave you with a cliffhanger, but trust me, you'll want to read UNBROKEN, Charlie's story, next.
Fresh from the convent, Beryl Seaton accepts a position as governess for the Brooks family. When she arrives at the family's remote house, however, she discovers that a terrible secret is waiting for her in the nursery. Something so horrific, it chills Beryl to her core. Yet her desire to help is so strong, and so genuine, that Beryl nevertheless struggles to look after their son.
What happened to Stephen, to leave him the way he is? What happened to the previous governess at Grangehurst? And what causes the sobbing sound that seems to drift through an empty room? As Beryl's own account of the horror continues, she asks the reader to heed her warning: do not read the twenty-eighth chapter of her story.
By the time she uncovers the awful truth about the family, and about little Stephen, it might be too late for Beryl to ever leave.
The first in a series!
Floridian J.D. Hansen had it all. A beautiful wife, a lovely home, and federally backed funding to start the East Coast Corridor Task Force with overriding jurisdiction in all capital murder cases. He couldn't have known that a year later he would be hunting a serial killer whose first victim was Hansen's own wife and the only case he'd never solved. Mixing together FBI agents, Hansen's unique Task Force, and a cunning serial killer intent on settling old scores, Robert Pater cooks up a stew of suspense flavored with interesting characters and serves it up on the beautiful eastern coast of Florida. You can almost feel the sand between your toes as you try to figure out why the serial killer is targeting his "group of four" -- which is quickly becoming a group of more.
Helped by his partners, Hansen fights through subterfuge and lack of evidence to bring to justice the man who is systematically and expertly eliminating his list of targets. Can Hansen stop the ...
Note : The books in the Jason Green series are stand alone novels and can be read in any order.
In the most savage wilderness on the planet, the Chinese crime cartels ruthlessly slaughtered the Elephants for their Ivory. And nobody dared to cross them...
Could one man help to put an end to this horrific trade?
He was an old friend. His death was suspicious. At the least, ex special forces soldier Jason Green had to return to Africa to pay his respects. He never intended to get caught up in the murky and barbaric world of the illegal Ivory trade.
What secrets had his ex military buddy uncovered that had gotten him killed?
Could Green unravel the mystery of his death?
In the blazing heat of The Zambezi Valley, someone is watching.
The corrupt and powerful will stop at nothing to protect their business.
The deeper Green digs, the more dangerous it becomes. The risks are very real, the poaching syndicates must be stopped, but who will be the next to die?
The action is brutal and ...
Something is happening to the weather. Catastrophic events are occurring all over the world. The newly formed Mysterious Artifacts Department (MAD) team is called in to investigate. The events are manmade and deliberately triggered by formulas found in an ancient text written by the scholar Philon. This sets them onto an epic adventure.
They soon discover that two groups of terrorists and the United States government all have a working model of a device that produces natural disasters. It works best in parts of the world called Vortices. The Bermuda Triangle is one. There are many more.
The team must battle jihadists, white supremacists and time is running out. The use of the weapons has seriously damaged the magnetic field that surrounds the earth. If they can't surmount the impossible odds, the earth will lose the protection of the magnetic field and it could become a wasteland, just like Mars.
The four person MAD team is out gunned and undermanned, but never backs down from the ...
When you can't hear... death comes silently.
Scotland Yard detective Valerie Crowther is assigned to investigate the murder of a student at a university for the Deaf in London, England. The murder investigation coincides with a deadly flu virus outbreak, resulting in the university being quarantined from the outside world.
When more Deaf students are murdered, it becomes clear there is a serial killer operating within the sealed-off university. A chilling cat-and-mouse game evolves as the unknown killer targets Valerie and the virus claims more lives.
A stunning, claustrophobic, "whodunit" murder mystery, Silent Fear (A novel inspired by true crimes) is the eighth novel by father-and-son writing team Lance & James Morcan. Included is a commentary by Deaf filmmaker Brent Macpherson on the unique aspects of Deaf culture the story covers. Together, the Morcans and Macpherson are currently developing a feature film adaptation of Silent Fear.
Moses is the leader of an infamous poaching group that operates from Mozambique. Over the years has developed an extensive underground network, helping them smuggle their precious and illegal cargo to the Far East. Moses was proud of himself for recently making Mozambique's top 10 most wanted list with a $20,000 bounty on his head.
Michael, a scientist from Mt Vernon, New York and his lovely wife Susan, have dreamt of going on an African Safari for years. Now, just before Michael reaches retirement, they finally get their chance. With their three children: Jason, Jennifer and Ashley, they head off to Skukuza Game Lodge in South Africa for an action packed week.
Kyle Brown is an experienced Game Ranger and army veteran who spends the majority of his time conserving wildlife and driving tourists around the Kruger National Park. With his group of highly skilled Rangers he is often called on to protect the Park and its animals from the poachers who roam around, killing at will.
Keaton Harris always thought he would be reporting from the front lines as a hard-hitting news reporter. He never expected to become a best-selling romance writer. But the job definitely has its perks, like the long line of ladies who are eager to become his muse for a night.
He doesn't expect to meet Quinn Ryan at a book convention. He doesn't expect to be taken with her so quickly. She is beautiful. Smart. Quiet... and totally giving him the cold shoulder.
Quinn has no interest in becoming a Keaton Harris groupie, no matter how hot he is. She learned a long time ago that playboys make dangerous playthings. But when he proves to be more than she expected she finds herself weakening to his charms.
One week. That's all it was supposed to be. One week to have an adventure, to be someone else. It was never supposed to go any further than that.
Maybe that Shakespeare guy was on to something.
A Vampire Romance from New York Times Bestselling Author, HP Mallory
"If you like Charlaine Harris, you'll love HP Mallory!" ? Larissa Ione, New York Times Bestselling Author
Read this series and feel what happens when an accomplished warrior finds herself matching wits and weapons with a master vampire who thirsts for more than just her blood.
"Loved it! Give it a read! Especially if snarky, sexy vampires are your thing! RATING: A." ? Kindles & Wine Reviews
"I expect nothing more than unbridled hostility and misguided aggression from you, my little hellion," Sinjin said with a hearty chuckle.
"Sinjin don't ever change. You're fabulous!" ? Amazon Customer
Abandoned on the battlefield by the people she calls her tribe, Bryn must face the fact that she is now playing prisoner to the Queen of the Underworld, who also happens to be her fraternal twin sister. As the days and months go by with no word from the Supreme Elder of her tribe, Bryn thinks her life couldn't get much ...
Roger Locke is a successful New York composer of stage musicals who decides to buy himself a farm in rural Connecticut as an investment. The farm house is decrepit and stands beside a stagnant lake. He decides to spend the night in his new home but awakens to find a woman in his bed beside him who holds a knife to him in the darkness. She warns him to leave the house and disappears. Locke leaves the house to his cousin and his wife to take care of it while he is in New York and when he returns next time, the lake by the house has grown wider and deeper. From then on he is visited by both the mysterious woman and an evil presence from the lake who claims that the woman belongs to him and vows that Locke will be destroyed.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 176 Pages (1,083 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 16th, 2020
A simple business leads to a world changing discovery that turns the laws of physics on their heads. For Chad and Grant, developing their discovery brings the promise of true space exploration, although there are obstacles that they must overcome. However, there are those that would take their secrets by any means possible, bringing danger and political intrigue.
An artefact retrieved from an alien vessel provides first contact, bringing friendship, undreamt of knowledge and a chilling warning of an Armageddon that may soon descend on Earth. It falls to the captain and crew of the JJ Grant to do everything in their power to prevent that happening.
This eBook edition has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Green Mansions is an exotic romance about a traveler to the Guyana jungle of southeastern Venezuela and his encounter with a forest dwelling girl. Abel, a young man of wealth, fails at a revolution in Venezuela, near the end of the 19th century, and flees Caracas into the uncharted forests of Guayana. Surviving fever, failing at journal-keeping and gold hunting, he settles in an Indian village to waste away his life. After some exploring, Abel discovers an enchanting forest where he hears a strange bird-like singing. His Indian friends avoid the forest because of its evil spirit-protector, "the Daughter of the Didi." Persisting in the search, Abel finally finds Rima the Bird Girl. She has dark hair, a smock of spider webs, and can communicate with birds in an unknown tongue. When she shields a coral snake, Abel is bitten and falls unconscious.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 230 Pages (1,167 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 16th, 2020
Follow Mara Ellington's trip across Europe riding the Orient-Express where she suddenly gets entangled in a complicated terrorist attack threat.
Back cover blurb:
As she rushed down London's Victoria Station, feisty Air Traffic Controller Mara Ellington fought her apprehensions about this journey. It was no longer the trip of a lifetime she had dreamed about with her best friend. Instead, fate had turned this exciting adventure into a lonely voyage to honour her deathbed's wish. After arriving at the train's platform, a strange incident will leave her baffled but not as much as her unexpected confrontation with Counter-Terrorist Agent Drake Steinfield who has also boarded the legendary Orient-Express, on a mission to thwart a terrorist threat.
The sexy and tenacious agent is on the tail of an elusive Al-Qaeda Extremist leader who has planned a string of massive explosions along the train's route. Additionally, he may be using the tourist as a pawn in his schemes and according to ...
I'm a professional reader
I read so that you don't have to
I can read for you and your colleagues
I can make you look smart
And I can throw your life into disarray
Paul is a professional reader, struggling in a world that snubs literature. His luck seems about to change when Stanley, a rich Wall Street analyst, hires Paul to read for him and his girlfriend, Stella.
Paul is promised success, wealth, and the overpowering hope of getting his estranged wife back.
But as he enters this life where deception and misery lurk beneath the gilded surface, and where things are never what they seem, he realizes that Stanley's gifts require moral compromises.
"A fascinating character study and thoughtfully-paced literary tale."
"A slow-paced, slow-cooking feast for the senses, a fascinating literary alchemy prepared by an undoubtedly thoughtful and meticulous storyteller."
"With masterful construction, this is literary fiction at its best."
Darlene Jones is a fifteen-year-old African-American teenage girl living in Durham, North Carolina in 1940. She has an ordinary life, but things quickly become complicated as her sexual identity comes into question when she meets a White girl, nineteen-year-old Rose who isn't like any girl she's ever met before. Featured on the 2018 In The Margins Book Awards Long List, My Colorblind Rainbow is a story for middle-grade teens that explores adolescent love and nonconformity, as these girls struggle with racial tension in the south. Their bond not only threatens their own lives, but friendships, and the relationships with their families as well.
Elite soldier lineage. Dangerously revealing sight. When she shatters the peace, can she stop the bloodshed?
Landra Hux lives on the edge of the lies she tells and her family's heritage. Hiding her forbidden aura-bound abilities, the girl with gold-flecked hair is shocked when her Chief Warrior father challenges her to a ritual knife fight... and she wins. But when she discovers her victory promotes her to next-in-command over her militaristic people, she must keep her magic secret or risk a deadly revolt.
Trained harshly by a rule-breaking ranger, Landra's stunned when he pushes her into prohibited territory to explore her people's past. But the surprises she unearths could reignite a decades-old war and tear her land apart.
Will the heir-apparent's hidden gift save her civilization, or bring about its destruction?
The Absence of Soul is the first book in the extraordinary Society's Soul alternate world urban fantasy series. If you like bold heroines, immersive settings, and ...
"Love Jack Reacher? Discover Ash Carter" -- Black Dagger Reviews
Ash Carter is in Penang on a job that seems beneath him: babysit a newspaper reporter. She's investigating ghost stories at the barracks but it's Carter's past that is back to haunt him.
Returning to Singapore he finds himself caught up with a Chinese Secret Society. It's not Andrew Yipp's and Carter finds himself beholden to the leader, Chen Guan Xi. Chen wants to remove his big rival without a turf war and he wants Carter to do it for him.
However Yipp and Carter have so far had a good relationship. But when investigations on behalf of the gorgeous Su Ling uncover Yipp's wicked actions, Carter's attitude changes.
Stuck between the two criminal organisations, Ash Carter must find a solution and put the ghosts to rest.
A simple delivery job for brothers Louis and Nathan Apostle, leads them into a bizarre adventure. After collecting an unusual piece of stolen scientific equipment from a derelict warehouse in Detroit the brothers are told to deliver it to the town of Planck's Island. The town isn't on any maps, and can only be found by following a set of strange, handwritten instructions, which predict their every move and seem to reveal a comprehensive knowledge of future events. After surviving an arson attack by a pair of over zealous Mossad agents the Apostle brothers team up with a giantess called Little Inge and her friend - the ghost of Robert Oppenheimer. Pursued by various intelligence agencies and a psychopathic dwarf called Erwin, they travel to Planck's Island - and The House on Hydrogen Hill...
She's the key to everything... Sofie has a choice--she can eke out an existence in the shadow of Felicitos, the tethered way station where she works on the breakaway planet of Garmen, or she can to bring it crashing down. When she teams up with Leo, a man who's dedicated his life to fighting her enemies, her choices start to narrow, until her secrets are the only thing keeping her alive.
Leo is all too aware he doesn't know enough about Sofie, something his own security detail is not slow to point out, but he can't keep away. When Sofie reveals her links to the resistance, and shows him those in control of Garmen have begun swimming in dangerous waters, he realizes his plan to overthrown them in a careful operation of a thousand cuts is no longer workable.
The time has come for a single, lethal strike--and that will not be without consequences...
BREAKAWAY is science fiction romance at its action-packed best.
The match is heated, but who holds the advantage?
A brand new STANDALONE from Rachel Blaufeld with a quick trip back to Hafton U., featuring a cameo from the guys in Vérité.
Juliette Smith, star tennis player, is starting over at a new university. Traumatized by hazing at her last school, all she wants is to attend classes, win tennis matches, and be left the hell alone.
She should have known her coach, Drew King, would be a problem from the moment he flexed his sexy-as-hell forearms.
What happens when you mix a pissed-off woman with a bunch of snooty teammates and a hot coach?
A heated match, complete with team politics and a forbidden game of singles with the coach.
It's reckless and hot until one of them taps out.
Unable to admit she may be better off as a double, Jules is convinced she needs to play the game of life alone. Then life throws her a lob and she runs smack into her past.
Coach King is back, and he wants to take control of the game. But she's not certain she ...
Marc D Brown is a poetic Everyman
5 STARS ON READERSFAVORITE.COM
The Lost Art of Self - a collection of poetry & prose, delves into subjects such as love, mental health, loss etc and makes a compelling poetic argument that we are all works of fiction, stumbling painfully toward authentic existence on an all-too-human terrain.There is a substantial thread of the universal human experience woven into the poetic narrative.Who among us has not felt, at one time or another, a sense of being out of touch with self and exhausted from giving to a world that takes more and more without giving in return.
The Lost Art of Self makes a compelling poetic argument that we are all works of fiction, stumbling painfully toward authentic existence on an all-too-human terrain.
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An orphan endures her grim childhood by cultivating a powerful belief in the myth, the fairy tale, the happily ever after. But now she's all grown up...
Lindsey, a kinder teacher in survival mode after an unthinkable divorce is brilliant in the classroom where inquisitive and humorous children surround her. Unfortunately, unwanted sinister challenges invade her off- hours. Strange phone calls haunt her. A stalker, perhaps?
After learning the shocking truth about her ex-husband, she doesn't want to be alone. Still, she isn't ready to go looking for new love, but men find her anyway. She's thankful for her 180-pound mastiff, Wendell. He thinks he can solve her problems. Sometimes, he does. He's lovable, he's loyal, and... he's the teacher's pet.
By chance, Lindsey meets a handsome grad student with a propensity to play detective and who is also involved in some tricky human research. His eyes are on Lindsey. But will his heart follow? Can she learn to trust again and allow him into ...