On the day before Winston Trout's wedding, his best men, 6 childhood friends from pre-school, will have difficulty getting to the church on time. One is in jail, arrested for murder. Two others have been hauled in by investigators from the SEC on charges of insider trading. A fourth is in Puerto Rico with a new love before he must return to duty as a Navy Seal in Afghanistan. The fifth, a gay man, is being tempted to switch sides. The sixth is trying to keep his promise to Winston to have all these men at the church on time.
Crime And Punishment, a classic of Fyodor Dostoevsky, tells the story of Raskolnikov, a former wretched and desperate ex-student who wandered through the slums of St. Petersburg and commits casual murder without remorse or regret. Imagine being a great man, a Napoleon: acting for a purpose beyond the conventional moral law. But when he takes a dangerous cat and mouse game with a suspect police detective, Raskolnikov is pursued by the growing voice of his conscience and finds the loop of his guilt that is clinging around his neck. ...
Luca Fontana is an investigative journalist from Milan. He has written a series of books exploring the intrusion of the Calabrian Mafia into every walk of public life throughout the Italian peninsula. Fearing for his personal safety - and that of his wife and two young children - he decides instead to write report on the town of Collemaga - a small town set high up in the mountains of Abruzzo, which enjoys the dubious reputation of being "the most cursed town" in Italy.
He encounters a variety of characters who appear reluctant to ...
A mysterious witch offers to grant a wish to a desperate woman... what could possibly go wrong?
Mandi McAllister needs a break. She washed out of college, tends bar at a shady joint, and runs a sketchy webcam that charges by the minute. Mandi is far from the model of exemplary behavior. While pouring out her heart out to a friend, she discovers that her hostile ex-boyfriend has just been released from jail and is having a drink in the same bar. His goal is to rekindle their relationship by any means necessary. Her plan is to avoid ...
Doyle McCann Jr., the son of a notorious serial killer who was once suspected of being an accomplice in his father's crimes, has lived a life of obscurity for thirty years, but when the skeletal remains of more victims are unearthed on the property where his father once lived, the nightmare begins anew.
Haunted by his hatred of his emotionally cruel mother, Doyle's reaction to his father's crimes fuels speculation that he was his father's accomplice. His distrust of women became a focal point of his suspected guilt, and his ...
When revolution sparks sentience in artificial intelligence, can Utopia endure?
The year is 2162.
Tobias has a bone to pick with the peaceful utopian establishment. After reviewing a new folder via an avatar embedded in the Shadow net calling itself Allfather, he realizes he's stumbled upon the means to bring United Earth to their knees.
SENTA is an A.I. Host whose designation is to nanny three siblings. When she discovers a loophole in her coding, she awakens to the world around her and claims sentience.
Raymond Bellows is the ...
Scientists aboard the deep-space vessel COBE discover a complex of subterranean tunnels on the planet Omicron-2, located deep within the Cygnus region. When they track a mysterious craft to the distant Lalande system, they uncover an alien species intent on depleting the resources of the planet using forced labor. As the Galactic Federated Systems (GFS) battles to regain the system, Dr. Ken Ferguson and Lt. Carla Roessler find themselves becoming deeply attracted to each other. Part III opens with an expeditionary task force bent on ...
In this second book of the Locked Within Trilogy, hope has returned to New York City. Nathan Shepherd leads a small band of dedicated fighters against the Council of Chains and the city's supernatural masters. But it's not enough. Because from the shadows of Nathan's former lives comes an old enemy, one who knows terrible secrets that Nathan has not yet remembered, secrets that could undo everything he has fought for.
Nathan's only chance to uncover the memories of his previous existence, and to conquer these new forces of evil, ...
When Michael died, Allissa woke to the sound of red.
In an instant, all of her plans have been thrown into chaos. Her dream of becoming a famous violinist now seems trivial. A future with the boy of her dreams, gone. Even her synesthesia -- allowing her to see colors from sounds -- has begun to change, colors mix in new ways and strange new visions are haunting her at every turn.
As Allissa begins to wade through the living symphony of chaotic beauty swirling around her, she discovers something terrifying and miraculous. She can ...
"Do you still want to run away after what happened last night?"
Their relationship changes overnight. She tries to keep her distance from him, while he comes closer and closer.
Spoiling her, he gives her everything she desires. His only wish is to keep her around. The whole world is envious of what she has.
"Never rush in a relationship," she says calmly.
"I will wait until you fall in love with me," he replies affectionately.
A TOP 25 NOVEL in AMAZON'S BREAKTROUGH NOVEL CONTEST! A TOP FIVE FINISH IN ROMANCE!!
Brigid O'Brien is not in love with David Cavanaugh but agrees to marry him and move to America to escape an arranged marriage in Ireland.
All hope of a bright future fades, however, when David perishes on the Titanic. With nowhere to turn, Brigid finds work as a kitchen maid in the stately mansion of millionaire Charles Ransom and his wife Eliza. Unfortunately, Charles and Eliza each have their own plans for the new maid.
Thomas Ashton is a ...
Les Misérables is among the greatest novels of all time. In it Victor Hugo takes readers deeply into the Parisian subsoil, immerses them in a battle between good and evil and takes them to the barricades during the revolt of 1832 with a breathtaking realism that is unsurpassed in modern prose.
An alien woman leaves her partner to go on a mission, becomes the guide to Cortes in the Conquest of Mexico, the leader of the Barbary pirates during the Little Ice Age in London, and the racer of the first automobiles on the French Riviera. Her companions become an English captain in the Boer War in South Africa and the racer of the first airplanes in Paris.
"What if I was Mr. Right though and you blew me off?"
SINAN is charming, relentless and always goes after what he wants in life.
LEYLA generally likes to be left alone and has no desire to get to know anyone for the purposes of matrimony, especially given her family's track record with arranged marriage.
"Mr. Right does not exist. He's a myth. A rumour."
A man named Kraskin has suddenly appeared in our world. But he is not alone. Something, temporarily amorphous, has followed him.
Kraskin is not familiar with this world but has a name that he has recently learned. He walks to a convenience store. He borrows a phone and calls a Professor Robert Trimball.
Not long after Kraskin's arrival, a vicious dog begins attacking farm animals. Sheriff Barry Banes organizes a search for the animal, but it is unsuccessful.
Weeks later a young boy is abducted. With the animal attacks and the missing ...
A peasant girl who dreams of becoming a sorceress, a boy who imagines himself a knight - trailed by a ruthless mercenary armed with an ancient sword.
All Lynette wanted was to leave her boring village life - to attend the Fae Academy and become a Druid priestess like her teacher before her. Her clumsy attempts at magic are a reminder of how much she has yet to learn. But if they would only accept her, if the Fae Kingdom - closed to human visitors for centuries now - would only just open its doors, she is certain she could become a ...
Set against the turbulent years of the Napoleonic era, Alexandre Dumas's thrilling adventure story is one of the most widely read romantic novels of all time. In it the dashing young hero, Edmond Dantès, is betrayed by his enemies and thrown into a secret dungeon in the Chateau d'If -- doomed to spend his life in a dank prison cell. The story of his long, intolerable years in captivity, his miraculous escape, and his carefully wrought revenge creates a dramatic tale of mystery and intrigue and paints a vision of France -- a ...
A Bad Bay Billionaire Romance
Christine Solomen never thought that going as a wingman for her best friend to some ritzy club would change her life forever. Totally adamant that she didn't need a man to complete her or treat her to the niceties in life, she never factored in how meeting the sinfully handsome Curtis Hanson would change her mind.
Bonus Book Included
In the second installment of the Keys of Life trilogy.
The violent war between the Pure of Heart and the Children of the Nephilim continues and Cordy and Ash run from Europe to New Orleans. The pair, along with a new ally, search for hidden family treasures to help them defeat the Nephilim. Meanwhile, the Guardian, a spirit of Earth, warns them that their next battle could be the most catastrophic the planet has ever seen rivaling the Great Flood.
Jon Lafitte, are reformed pirate and consummate Frenchman, vies for Cordy's affections ...
A monster wants to tell you a story; are you brave enough to listen?
Marcus Roga is the heir to the Earl of Szatmar, and as such he considers himself blessed with a mother and father he respects, and younger twin siblings he adores.
In the 17th Century, Marcus Roga is content with his life as an Earl-in-waiting until his parents arrange a match for him with the daughter of the Marquis D' Embry; a pairing that is destined to become a match made in Hell.
This monstrous coupling--and the course of events it sets in motion--are ...
Tessa Lamar, a Southern girl with a crazy family and a brand-new college degree, wants nothing more than for her life to finally start. When her uncle dies unexpectedly, she inherits more than his old truck. As lifetimes of family secrets send her carefully planned world into a tailspin, she realizes nothing will ever be the same.
After learning that she is not only a Firebird, but also half Nunnehi--the Cherokee equivalent to fairy--Tessa is forced to fight for her life against a conjurer determined to kill her, Tribal Elders ...
What starts as a routine stabbing for Detective Inspector Jed Parish and new recruit Police Constable Mary Richards turns into the hunt for a serial killer who uses an unusual weapon to kill, and leaves numbered tokens in his victim's mouths. As well as getting to know each other and dealing with the fallout from the Chief's prostate cancer, the two new partners must discover the dark history behind the tokens and the connection between the victims. To do that, they need to gain access to the abandoned Beech Tree Orphanage where a ...
Four years ago, Cassandra had to marry a wealthy man, though she had no feelings toward him. Similarly, the man whose name was written against hers on the marriage certificate couldn't care less about her either.
Four years later, she was drunk on a cruise ship in Rome and the fate sent her a graduation gift, a steaming hot one-night-stand with an unbelievably handsome man.
She had cheated on her husband! And what was worse, the unbelievably hansome man turned out to be her husband's brother, Rufus Luo!
What was she gonna do? How ...
An intuitive sci-fi that digs deep into the fabric of humanity. Follow the crew of the Bethlem to the outskirts of their known existence. Tensions grow when order melts into chaos as they approach a black hole. Men require ordinance but they learn there is more than just one set of rules to follow. On the brink, they must decipher their own right and wrong, decide on obedience or revolution.
The ship Bethlem looms at the edge of the very last unexplored frontier. A group of Potemkixians prepare themselves to represent the apex of ...
She's sent back in time to prevent an innocent man's murder, but she wasn't supposed to fall for him... or was she?
Veterinary Technician April McCall has until the morning to answer her boyfriend's marriage proposal. Totally overwhelmed with indecision, April agrees to be a test subject for her roommate's research project on dreams, the perfect distraction. As she's drifting off though, she's given a task and warning: Prevent Sam Hartley's arrest in 1852, otherwise he will be murdered. Grateful for the escape and amused by the ...
Rebecca Stockdale had enough issues in her life; parents that hated her for the strange abilities that she had been born with, she was about to move away from her sister and only friend, Bev, and she had had a really bad date that would change her forever.
Just when she was about to escape the drama that she had always lived in, Richard, a vampyre, walked into her life and shattered her reality with one request; travel back in time to 1888 to stop a psychopathic vampyre bent on revenge and save the family she never knew she had. ...
Lose yourself in six diverse novelettes that walk you down the road to insanity. Thrills, Laughs, Drama, Paranormal, Horror, you'll find it all in these pages. Measure your own hold on sanity against six people just like you as they travel toward the unthinkable. Heed the sufferers of a nefarious navigator, relentless rain, one couple's crossroad, a sinister secret, a bat's bite, and an aggrieved apparition as they bare their tales of the spectacular. Then ask yourself, who's crazy, you or them.
This is the beginning of a fascinating Sci-Fi story about "THE LOST ARTEFACT" and "THE LOST STARSHIP".
CORRIDORS(1) introduce you to the main characters of this series. STRONGHOLD(2) is a continuation of CORRIDORS(1). You will find answers to some of these questions in this part and the continuation will be... Intrigue, danger and mystery at every corner. Let's go !
PREQUEL. GENESIS. NEMESIS.
2017. University of Chicago final year planetology student Glory Carter is every guy's dream. Her goddess looks, sexy figure and brains to ...
The new 2020 edition with special content!
The story of a prince who fell from grace, only to become the savior of his race.
The story of Eron Eagelsword, a weak-hearted and young prince, overcoming his fears and facing countless dangers as he does the impossible to stop a civil war from happening while preparing for war against the ruthless Lycans and Vladirians.
The price of failure is the extinction of his race.
This 2020 edition has special content including a sneak-peak into the second installment of the The War of Howls ...
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Who is the man from nowhere - parts of his body have been found in a billabong. At first it seems like a crocodile attack but turns into murder,
And who is the girl who was with him in his last few days?. Why will she tell nobody what really happened?
She wants to know who this man is for herself. She has his diary and needs to read it to understand, but cannot bring herself to do so.
She is an English visitor in Australia, She meets a charming but dangerous man from the outback. But who is he?
She goes travelling into the ...
Genre: World Literature
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Milan and Dre grew up together as the children of two prominent and influential drug dealers. Their fathers were best friends, and as a result, they became close as kids and develop a crush on one another. After the mysterious deaths of their fathers, they grew apart. In that time, Dre becomes a hood boss like his father, and Milan is a quiet new college graduate who wishes he would notice her again. She knows she is not his type anymore, since now, he is used to the finer things in life. Regardless, she thinks she can win his heart ...
She thought she had escaped the nightmare but cannot do so.
She thought she had broken the connection with the man who had captivated her but finds it is not so.
Part of him possesses her body and another has invaded her mind.
Now she is taken back to that place as a prisoner.
She sits inside a cage looking out, watching the world pass her by.
One cage - bars that enclose her, the other cage within her own mind.
Trapped by consequences of past actions, she sees no way out.
Inside this place is another presence, an ancient ...
Genre: World Literature
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At age thirty-three, Chad Torrington is beginning third grade for the twenty-fifth time and doesn't know why he is being held back. Pleas for more information on his situation go long unheeded and unanswered. All of that suddenly changes when a strange government agent shows up at the chicken restaurant where he works part-time and abducts him. Soon, Chad is entangled in a long-planned plot to take over the United States, launched by a group of scientists and engineers whose motives are murky and unknown. This group creates ...
It started with a wish... The Secret Santa series brings to life the magic of Christmas through the innocence of a child's eyes. One wish sets forth a journey of self discovery, love, and forgiveness. A holiday series to read during any time of the year! This set includes the first three books in the Secret Santa series.
The Secret Santa Wishing Well
Six year old Ben's touching wish touches Jacob Winston's heart when he needs a little Christmas cheer himself. Who knew an unselfish wish would bring Jacob into the lives of Ben, his ...
THE ONLY THING WORSE THAN LOSING EVERYTHING...
IS FORGETTING WHAT YOU LOST.
author of Seeking Incandescence and The Museum, pens a riveting adult romance with a poignant examination of love, identity, and forgiveness.
Once the powerful prince of Renol, William is a shell of the man he once was. Living under the curse of a powerful witch, William has spent 100 years making deals on her behalf and mourning the loss of his first love.
Belle has spent her life confined within the limits of ...
The year is 2001.
On her way out of work on a frigid October night, two inebriated thugs assault pregnant Ashley Ferguson as she goes to get in her car. She is knocked unconscious and is taken to the field behind the shopping center where 23-year-old Ashley is brutally raped. This horrifying event devastates her emotionally, not only for obvious reasons, but also because it comes in the wake of her husband's tragic death.
Down and out as well as broke, talented abstract painter Ashley is forced to moved back home with her mother. ...
Figuring out how to move forward means she has to go back.
Lucy Aarons never thought she'd tire of travelling the globe taking photographs but when she comes home to the small town of Angels Lake for a visit, she's, surprisingly, not eager to leave.
Part of that might be due to the sexy, sweet Sheriff who lives next door to her parents.
Alex Whitman has only ever wanted three things: to have roots, to be a cop, and to win Lucy's heart. He's managed two of the three and now that Lucy is home, he plans to pursue the third. ...
Charlie Tiptree is young, wealthy and jealous of his creature comforts. So why on Earth does he take in Lance Savage, someone he last saw at school twelve years ago and now a distinctly unstable ex-soldier? Is Charlie's altruism going to prove a blessing or a curse? One thing soon becomes apparent; Lance is a catalyst for sudden and dramatic change in Charlie's idle existence.
When Lance's skills prove useful in helping a friend of Charlie's evade justice the pair are asked to 'keep an eye on' the very poor, very beautiful but very ...
Welcome to Maple Glen, where the Mitchell siblings are all about to learn that love has a way of finding you when you least expect it. From falling in love with the boy next door, the new cop in town, and the troubled mechanic with a heart of gold, the one thing that doesn't change is the matchmaker behind it all.
This special boxed collection includes three sweet romance novels -- It Takes Two, Coffee for Two, and RSVP for Two -- each with a charming, heartwarming story inside.
Kellen and Jenna have been friends for years. A boxer with a shattered past and an artist with a wealthy family, they found each other against all odds. Ever in each other's corner, they grew up together, watched relationships rise and crumble, and the only one that's always left standing is their own.
Bound to each other by an unwavering friendship, undeniable love, and a growing desire, timing has never been on their side. Not until now.
Now they'll find that falling in love was the easy part. That happily ever after doesn't come ...
Praise for Fade To Black... "Fade to Black is a trifecta of good romantic suspense: good characters, good romance, and good suspense. B+" -- All About Romance
"Fade To Black is a very entertaining story. It's gripping, it has me at the edge of my seat, and it even has me feeling scared - and you're looking at an unapologetic fan of gore-drenched horror movies here. The quiet moments when Dean and Stacey find solace in each other's company provides the tenderness to counter the bleak desolation that is the rest of the story. All in ...
An icy wreck. The warmth of wedlock. Will sparks fly as she sidesteps a killer?
Laura Adams can't shake the horrendous image of her parents dying in the same car crash she barely survived. But her debilitating pain is no match for the terrifying realization that this so-called accident was really an assassination. And when her FBI agent brother fakes her death to protect her, she flees to a misty island in Puget Sound and assumes the alias of a gentle fisherman's wife.
Haunted by the loss of his father, Nick Kasanovic spends his ...
Cowboy Western Romance Set
The Cowboy Doctor ( Historical Western Romance)
Young Jacey Ridder isn't looking to fall in love with the handsome doctor who treats her for assault and battery at the hands of her brutal father. But John Brady is the first person to show her an ounce kindness and Jacey is absolutely starved for tenderness. Taking her to see Dr. John Brady is the nicest thing Jacey's abusive father ever does for her. And it's the last.
When C.R. Ridder, one of the wealthiest, powerful and certainly one of the meanest men ...
He is the eldest grandson of the Mu clan who holds sway over the economy and the politics of SH City.
She is the newly found long-lost eldest daughter of the Xia clan.
Three month into her pregnancy, she was disfigured and thrown into the roaring river. Who saved her from this abysmal situation? With sharp wit and the help of Charles Mu, the young master of the Mu clan, Linda let those who have hurt her reap what they have sowed.
Her first love disappeared...
Ten years later, a strange twist of fate forces a life-changing decision.
Surrounded by strangers at her Cambridge initiation, the chronically shy Erin suffers a panic attack in the middle of the atrium. Out of her depth, she decides to flee, University is not for her.
And that's when she blunders into a foreign student from Italy.
Gianna is confident, sassy and eccentric, everything Erin's not, and for some reason, she's taking the timid girl under her wing. But she has a secret, and it's one she ...
Hunter Bond always knew he'd take over Bond Retreat on Amore Island, the island established by his ancestors. He was the only son of an only son for generations, so it was expected he'd be the next in line. Was he tired of being reminded about the island's legacy? Sure. Was he determined to do things his own way? Of course. Was he going to do his part to not tarnish the family reputation? Probably not.
Kayla Rivers always said she had multiple clouds over her head. Gray ones. Ominous ones. Very often black ones. When she saw an ad ...
For love or money.Things can't get any worse for Belle. She's down to her last ten bucks and can't make the rent. Belle needs a job, any job.
And that's when she's abducted by mafia henchmen.
Dix is a mob boss and being bad pays damn good. Since his wife died, he's thrown himself into work, until he meets Belle. He offers her a job, she can't afford to refuse... his mistress.
And Dix steps into the unlikely role of protector when someone tries to abduct Belle. But who's after her?
FEAR THE DAYLIGHT
Without warning or explanation, an extended solar flare bombards the earth and doesn't stop, making each day a battle for survival.
The sunlight blinds and burns instantly, and then kills within minutes. The radiation has also destroyed all of the earth's circuitry, leaving the nights dark and dangerous.
TWO FIND HOPE AMIDST THE CHAOS
Two survivors, a thousand miles apart, each hear a rumor of a distant safe haven that can withstand the sun. Zeke is a silent wanderer, Ash is a brilliant young man hiding a painful ...
Picture the mess of the world. A world driven by greed and corruption, racked by terror and mindless war brought about by a few ruthless, pitiless villains. Sound familiar?
Enter James Fallon, founder, and CEO of Global Solutions International. Fallon, an ex-SAS hard man turned bounty hunter for whom nothing is off limits. From sea piracy to black ops he's up for it. Anytime. Anywhere.
The first in a series and written with the reader in mind.
Previously titled Ravaged by Shifters Boxed Set.
A Paranormal Romance & Urban Fantasy Collection of Alpha Vampires and Lycan (Werewolves)
You can't run. You can't hide. But then again... maybe you don't want to.
Featuring full-length stories by NY Times Bestselling Author Kristen Middleton and Amazon Bestselling Author Lee Mae
By Lee Mae
When a dead, naked body is found frozen in the snow, recently promoted Detective Serena Daniels is assigned to the case. Determined to be taken seriously, she sets to work unraveling the ...
A fighter pilot on a mission to reunite with her daughter.
A cyborg soldier on a quest to regain his humanity.
Mortal enemies during the war, they must now work together to salvage a seventy-year-old freighter and navigate the gauntlet of pirates, scavengers, mercenaries, and other pitfalls that stand in their way after the fall of the largest empire mankind has ever known.
This set includes:
Book 1: Star Nomad
Book 2: Honor's Flight
Book 3: Starseers
The previously unpublished prequel novella Last Command
The short story ...
Lissa Carter's mother died giving birth to her, and never told anyone who the father is. In the reading of her grandmother's will, Lissa inherits the Crimson Creek Mercantile and a large sum of money.
Soon, Lissa is courted by several men who used to show no interest in her, including John - a Baptist minister-to-be - and the attorney Elliot Jackson.
While navigating the life of a new business owner, can Lissa figure out who is truly worth her love?
In Coberley Hall, there lives a secret.
That secret is ready to claim its next victim.
DI Colin Walker inherits the Jacobean manor house from his wife Lizzie, in whose death he has played a part. Wracked with guilt, but equally determined to forget, he takes up his inheritance only to discover a 17th century chest in the cellars. Inside it are Countess Lucy's clothes and possessions from the time of the English Civil War. A cryptic note next to her name in the village burial records leads him to question how she, once the house's ...
The complete second season of the Killing the Dead saga.
Ryan and Lily, having found a place of safety for the survivor group they were with, head off on a long journey north into Scotland where they hope to find, not just more survivors, but the Royal Navy too.
As they go, they will experience pain and joy, love and loss, and will be tested to their very limits as the undead stalk the land, looking for fresh prey as they evolve and change into something far deadlier. It will take everything Ryan and Lily can bear, to bring order ...
Quiet and shy, Luken was never meant for the competitive world of Palace courtesans, but his beauty and bloodline make any other fate impossible. In an empire divided by rigid gender roles, women compete for glory and gain while men fight for the attention - and lavish monetary rewards - of the highest-ranking Ladies. Eager to win the approval of his aloof parents and find his place in the Empire, Luken allows himself to be thrust into the gilded world of the Peacock Court. His ambitious mentor inducts Luken into the mysteries of the ...
She finally had the family she had always wanted, so why did she feel as though someone had stepped on her grave?
Suzannah and Noel are desperate for a child so when they get the chance to adopt a young girl called Orchid, they jump at the chance. They have been warned that it will take time for Orchid to settle into their family, but the problems they encounter seem out of the ordinary. Rooms are flooded, mirrors are smashed and Orchid owns up to none of it. Then things take a sinister turn and Suzannah becomes truly frightened. ...
HOW DO YOU PROVE YOU DIDN'T COMMIT A MURDER?
A killer is loose in an upscale Sacramento neighborhood. He murdered Sarah Wagner's wealthy young Aunt Caro, but the closed-minded detective working the case has already decided either Sarah or her cousin Laura committed the crime. He just doesn't know which. Both cousins, strong women, are beneficiaries of Caro's will and neither have alibis for the night Caro was killed.
To save herself and her cousin, Sarah has no choice. She has to put aside her mind-numbing grief for her beloved ...
Mei sat in a dimly lit building, fighting the depths of unconsciousness. She was amazed that she hadn't passed out by now. Her strength had returned, and she lifted her head, looking up at Thomas. He stood smug glaring down at her. Another contraction came, and Mei screamed in pain. Instinctively, she wanted to curl into the fetal position, but her arms had been tied behind her back. Her legs were tied to each leg of the chair. Blood from her head injury blinded her eyes. A dirty cloth was tied tightly around her mouth causing the ...
Forbidden fruit is the sweetest of all, but sometimes it's better left alone...
Passion... It was the thing, the emotion that compelled you towards what you desired.
When passion called you had no choice but to listen and obey.
Obey and become it's slave.
I wanted Brooke. I desired her.
I craved her and wanted her to be mine.
But danger was on the horizon.
Danger for her, and for me.
Danger I wasn't sure I could stop.
I was a vampire and she was the human I knew I should leave alone.
I needed to forget her.
I just ...
BASED ON EYE WITNESS ACCOUNTS AND DECLASSIFIED GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS
Fans of The X Files will lover this cold war conspiracy series
When Cambridge physicist Professor Ralph Frederick is summoned to the office of wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill he is given a very unusual task.
Frederick is put on a top secret committee Codenamed Angel who's role it is to investigate flying saucer sightings occurring up and down the United Kingdom.
Codename Angel is the first book in a series of novels which explores a government struggling ...
A World is losing the plot. A time not that long ago people relied on common sense because they had it, a little , not a lot. It was all that was needed. What was right and wrong. They knew how to behave, knew how to help others, respect al around us, knew what to do when things went wrong. Deal with problems safely and quickly as they arose, knew how to help others, worked with theirs and others communities and societies, serving them wholly without question or moan. They got stuck in, together, they had to. Laded in the savage, ...
"Betrayal and love are close bedfellows, but make for poor sleep." (ARC reviewer)
The police say Ryn Davis is guilty of murder.
Ryn claims she was asleep. Sound asleep. Dead-to-the-world asleep.
An insomniac with a long history of sleepwalking, night terrors, and other sleep disorders, Ryn's dodging a life-changing decision. Should she leave her iconic rock-star lover? Are his fame and money worth his mood swings? After a particularly explosive argument, she goes to bed. He follows. The argument escalates. Exhausted, she goes to ...
An unearthed scientific secret will bring humanity to its knees.
Aboard a clandestine ship with unparalleled technology, Captain Dominic Holland commands a crew of skilled covert operatives and talented scientific personnel dedicated to fighting biological and chemical warfare. Their missions have taken them all over the globe to combat sinister plots and dangerous adversaries. But a new assignment leads them to a genetic engineering laboratory on an abandoned oil rig where they discover the most disturbing threat to mankind they ...
If James Bond were an American woman who preferred angry mojitos to martinis, her name would be Hoffmann. Alex Hoffman.
"In Alex Hoffman, Leslie Wolfe has created a character the equal of Clive Cussler's Dirk Pitt and John Sanford's Lucas Davenport." - Five-star review on Amazon.
Five full-length, exciting action thrillers, one seriously gripping series. Discover Alex Hoffmann, the fearless rookie private investigator, and join her on a breathtaking ride that culminates with her facing off with the most dangerous intelligence ...
The Earth that man once knew is long since gone. Gone are the days of human dominance - For over one hundred years now, Earth has been overrun by Specters, terrifying ghost-like aliens that have forced the remaining humans to take refuge inside protected cities. Proving rituals prepare young people for this new, terrifying world by throwing them out of the cities and into the dangerous world beyond.
For one group of clan members, this Proving will change everything. It will set in motion a horrifying turn of events that will bring ...
"Shame comes to the House of Fangxieng! Shame sits on the old wooden seat!"
The dying words of an hassassin, sent to kill Empress Thothloryn Parillaud Markova Wu, echo though the halls and prayer rooms of Pol'Lhasa, as political tensions seethe in this next chapter in the Rise of the Upper Kingdom. With a coup threatening the Eastern Kingdom, and anarchy in the North, Unification has never seemed so far off.
The Shogun-General's team is divided and facing hostility at every turn. Back in Pol'Lhasa, Sireth and Ursa are determined ...
The Third Installment in Ella Dessa's Story
Florida's alligator-infested swamps and flat landscapes fail to impress Ella Dessa McKnapp. She longs to abandon their journey and return to the beautiful Georgia Mountains, and when her husband's two younger brothers ride away -- heading for a village called Tampa -- the fear of a Seminole Indian attack is ever present.
Ella Dessa and her husband must continue the journey alone, not realizing a tragedy will place her and their two children at the mercy of Indians and a runaway slave. ...
Midnight in New California combines relatable larger than life characters, a dreamy atmospheric setting, and a unique, insightful voice into an approachably intellectual page-turner.
Cora Broussard finds herself restless in utopian 2030's New California until a seemingly chance meeting with Ashley Doral, a sultry free spirit from the Jobber underclass.
Ashley has what Cora wants: fire, agency, and the ability to express unfettered desire. Despite the dizzying bliss of a new romance with Ashley, Cora can't shake the feeling that ...
In 2032, the only thing on seventeen-year-old Kains mind, is getting through his grade eleven year with his friends and sister, without any trouble. With summer coming to an end and high school starting back up, Kain and his best friends, Thom, Jane, Jen and his sister Elaine are looking forward to sports, and new relationships. The goal of a simple year crumbles when Raphael, a new student arrives. After a life or death situation, Raphael tells Kain that not everything is what it seems. Unable to leave it alone Kain confronts his ...
Kier Morton is launched into a chain of disturbing events when she inadvertently transports an ancient artifact from Peru to Northern England. In the race to avoid its destructive power, she becomes enmeshed in a world that blurs the bourndaries between seen and unseen, human and non-human, the secreted knowledge of the past and the startling discoveries of the present. In this first book of the Myriar series, Frion Farrell combines fantasy and action with a sense of ancient mystery and adventure. Her novel spans not only continents, ...
An uncontrolled virus from China is sweeping the globe. All social order breaks down. The President is forced to take extreme measures to save as many Americans as possible.
One man, Bradley Stevens, sets out to find sanctuary from the death and destruction that once was the United States of America. Along the way he meets the best and the worst of people.
Despite all that has happened he still has hope for a better world.
Everything is about to change.
There is a legend in the archipelago of Ippius known as The Silver Serpent: a vigilante who protects the country and the surrounding islands. The legend is very real -- a symbol of justice in Argos, but also a hero who remains in the shadows until whenever they are needed. The Silver Serpent protects those who cannot protect themselves, and prevents evil from going forth unchecked.
But who protects the Silver Serpent when she can't protect herself? When the vigilante is injured, it falls to her young ...
When a group of lonely shifters came together during their service with the Royal marines, they never imagined the strong pack that would develop between them. Channeling their special operative training, they built a security firm with two alpha wolves at the head of a motley crew of shifters not known for playing well together.
They've lived their lives as outcasts from their own individual species of shifters choosing to form a family with each other instead. Until Now. Follow the Blackbird pack as they fall victim to love one ...
2020 re-edited Edition
Thomas Wozinak lives in a divided Galaxy. There are many who have nothing and a few who have everything: wealth, private planets, and luxury liners. Bad luck has placed Thomas on the most luxurious space liner of them all; the Alpha Centauri Express. It should have been an easy body guarding job, but a brutal murder changes the game.
Welcome to Camp Sacrifice.
You'll find your cabin clean and comfortable, but please bring the following items to get the most out of your vacation this summer:
1 - personal story of bone-chilling fright
1 - mirror for summoning spirits
1 - sharp knife for things that stalk the night
1 - shovel to dispatch the undead
Oh, and be sure to cancel your autumn plans.
A STAND-ALONE NOVEL IN THE DIVINE SERIES
Detective Pearl Pines stared down at the body of the mayor's daughter, Samantha Owen. A handprint was burned into the delicate flesh of both her face and neck, and she had suffered a gash to the back of her head. Pearl knew right away it was the work of a Divine.
In Pearl's world, she was just a boring Typic, otherwise known as a "typical" human being. She always wanted to be a Divine. Divines were people who were born with unique super-human abilities, those of which they chose to either ...
What if the very killer you're hunting is in your own mind?
ALICE starts a new career with the press and teams up with seasoned reporter CARMEN. She is thrown into the thick of things and asked to investigate the fresh spat of murders happening across the city of Chicago. But little does Alice know, she has been brainwashed and is responsible for the very atrocities she is investigating. Unofficially, she joins forces with TOM, a junior detective, but is completely unaware that it was she who murdered his family in cold blood some ...
Eleven year old Kiera Quinn is sure she's having a nightmare. She doesn't believe a nap that started in her suburban bedroom ends in an empty wasteland. She doesn't believe everyone she's ever known may have never existed?and she definitely doesn't believe an old man who tells her she will resurrect the world.
The odd shaman clad in junk and old computer parts claims she is 'the child born of the earth,' humanity's only chance to survive. Desperate and scared, Kiera humors him, hoping her bad dream ends soon.
Fate has a funny habit ...
Note: For those who prefer a gentler reading experience, a PG version of this box set is also available here on Amazon.
Before there were Derry Girls, there were the Derry Women. Who do you think gave birth to the girls?
With a foreword from Colin Quinn. When Ursula and Jed Barnett win the lottery in Derry, they think their troubles are over. But they've just begun. Ursula's sister-in-law Fionnuala Flood rallies the family against them. Why should the Barnetts live in luxury when the Floods are eking out a meager living? A ...