This set includes the first 3 books in the Raina Sun Mystery Series. For readers who like cozy mysteries, quirky characters, a dash of humor, and Chinese-American culture.
Raining Men and Corpses
Graduate student Raina Sun is on a quest to collect an outstanding loan from her college advisor. When she stumbles on his dead body, she becomes the prime suspect. And the only man she ever loved reappears as the lead detective and wants to reignite their passion (or at least he's sending out smoke signals). She must summon her sleuthing ...
How well do you know your neighbor? Seems like a nice guy, right? He travels a lot doesn't he? Would it surprise you to know that when he takes those trips -- somebody dies? Yeah, he had a bad time of it a few years back. Seems his wife was raped and murdered. I remember now. They caught the psychopath who did it but he got off on a technicality didn't he? Never spent a day in jail. It wasn't long after that when -- wait a minute -- why ,that's when your neighbor started taking all those trips, wasn't it? Of course, if he is up to no ...
Fruit, Faeries, & Fascist Dictators. The Adventure Continues.
In part two of The Forgotten Child Trilogy, enigmatic beings from the realm beyond -- Bee & Ash -- team up once again with old Manhattan businessman Francis Frick. Joined by a mysterious new recruit, Frick must fight to bring Ulrich to justice and continue searching for the truth about the forgotten child.
A child has been saved, but with international master criminal Heinrich Ulrich still on the lam, no one is content -- not Bee, not Ash, and most certainly not Francis ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales
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"You're my wife in name only, on paper only. My heart and love will never be yours." Edward made it clear to Daisy that she was nothing to him. They were both victims of family greed -- the marriage was arranged for them. Six years passed. She remained quiet, gaining a reputation in the army as a tough-as-nails colonel. When she walked into his life again, Edward fell in love with this woman, unlike any he had known. She surprised and delighted him. But will Daisy take him back? Can their son keep them together? Can the rift between ...
Donovan Dreamboat Carter's ambition in life wasn't to become the lead singer of the band Maverick. His plan to move to Brighton to assist his aunt run a halfway house was to get away from his past. He'd finished his degree, had the skills to help his aunt. Life for him would be settled.
When he saw Alex Devlin, lead singer of the globally successful rock band, Fragile, peeling carrots at his aunt's kitchen sink, he faltered on the threshold.
His knew with certainty that his life would change forever.
Leia Bryant, the ...
Imagine you were a scientist and your wife was a doctor. Now imagine that the two of you lived on planet where life was near perfect. There was no real hardship to contend with and your lives were filled with an idyllic lifestyle that freed you from all worry. And yet, over time you find yourself wanting more, seeking something that could challenge you.
Now suppose one day you were offered the chance to fly across the galaxy to a planet unlike yours in every respect. On this planet life is primitive, there is no technology, no ...
One body was not supposed to be uncovered -- but it was -- and the silent shadows it lets loose haunt the past, the present and, unless one man prevails, they will haunt the future too.
Darryl Greer takes the reader from New Guinea's Kokoda Track where a young digger dies an agonising death to present day Australia where, in one year, the nation is threatened by virulent anarchy and by the greed and arrogance of a secret organisation. There are murders and the echoes of old wartime atrocities, a search for evidence, assassinations ...
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Kiaya Takahasi is a deadly ninja. She is also the only female contender in an elite but grueling ninjutsu training program, secretly conducted in a remote alpine area of Japan. Her opponents include her competitive friend from her father's ninja clan, a nemesis from her uncle's rival ninja clan, and three dangerous foreigners. Kaiya is caught off guard by her attraction to one of the foreign opponents- an Australian former Special Forces soldier. Kaiya struggles to resist the irresistible lure of the Australian assassin's game of ...
Sie lieben Nervenkitzel und Spannung? Das schön-schauriges Gefühl, das Ihnen den Rücken hinabläuft, wenn Sie von Gewalt, Psychoterror oder Mordfällen lesen? Die Abgründe der menschlichen Seele schrecken Sie nicht ab - auch wenn es wie in "Die Diagramme des Todes" um ein True-Crime-Verbrechen geht, bei dem ein perfider Serienmörder das Töten zu einer Kunst erhebt? Behalten Sie auch die Fassung, wenn die elfjährige Jazzie in "Todesfalle" mit ansehen muss, wie ein kaltblütiger Mörder im Zorn ihre Mutter erschlägt?
Genre: Foreign Languages
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Ava Delaney: Lost Souls. Books 1-3. An urban fantasy adventure.
~Best read after the original Ava Delaney series~
The backdrop may be grim, but Dublin city has become the centre of change. And as the humans and supernaturals figure out how to live in each other's worlds, the person who forced that change has quietly stepped aside for a peaceful life.
Ava Delaney is still trying to adjust to her own altered existence when a tainted nephal turns up on her doorstep, apparently on the run from the monster who changed Ava's ...
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Once connected, never can a bond be broken...
Relocating from the quiet suburbs of London to the industrial northern town of Newton Escomb, to a small cul-de-sac there named Skipton Road, was already a challenge in itself for Christopher Joyce and his family -- yet, they had no idea of what malevolent horrors awaited them there.
Unbeknown to them, the Joyce's new home bore a terrible and bloody past. It was plagued by wicked entities, twisted deeds, death, and witchcraft. Although, not all was as it seemed.
Christopher was a firm ...
Looking to read some steamy short stories? Look no further!
One Wild Night Collection
Forbidden Love in the Wild West
Cowboy's Secret Baby
Laying It All on the Line
Saved by the Gorgeous Specimens
My Boss' Secret
World Class Realtor (Part 2)
This eBook is intended for adults only.
During Spring Break, out to prove she's the best, a wicked femme fatale jeopardizes the fashion show, luring its participants into a deadly mixed martial arts model mash-up called The Selfie Showdown, ultimately pitting hungry selfie models inside brutal MMA cage fights to the death for their shot at fame and fortune.
The Selfie Showdown proudly welcomes its first participant, Ruby Redd.
Genre: African American
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Adam and Eve are two modern day humans living on the planet Mirra, a world filled with all the conveniences of a space-faring civilized society. Adam is a genetic research scientist and Eve,a medical doctor. Married with grown children the two are quite comfortable in their vocations, but looking to expand their horizons. This yearning leads them to apply for an internship as the new Planetary Progressors for Terran, an earth-like world reeling from the insurgency of the Tro^axk rebellion--a rebellion that has thrown Terran into a ...
The grand epic set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia: a vividly detailed view of nineteenth-century Russian life by the author of Anna Karenina.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest novels ever written, War and Peace is Leo Tolstoy's magnum opus, a groundbreaking work of literary realism, and a psychologically acute examination of Tsarist society in the Napoleonic Era. The narrative follows the fates, fortunes, loves, and betrayals of five aristocratic Russian families from an elegant soirée in 1805 Saint Petersburg to the ...
Love in the Shadows
Two FBI Agents -- one promotion.
Special Agent Ellen Bennett and Special Agent Garrett Emerson detest one another especially after learning they're both after the same promotion. He sees her as rigid and difficult. She considers him an arrogant charmer, but his charm is wasted on her. When they go undercover as newlyweds to expose a sex trafficking ring, they have to live under the same roof and make it work. Not only do their careers depend on it, the lives of others do as well.
The Structure is a secret civilization made up of seven houses that pursue enlightenment by attempting to understand the nature of energy. The structure of the Houses that insists upon learning and growing together is collapsing. In its place begins the seeds of infighting. Soon, without their notice, the people of the Houses begin losing their special powers. The Oracle, the leader of the Structure, hates to see what had become of her people. But she's dying and can do little to help them. Now, as the Structure begins tipping deeper ...
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Reviewed by BlueInk in BookList Magazine Sep 2017 as a self-published book recommended for librarians to add to their collections, with equal praise for the sequels: The Wisdom and Valor Treasury and The Far Haven Treasury.
The Ansgar Treasury is the first part of an epic fantasy trilogy called the Windflower Saga, set in a medieval-like world. A hundred years after the end of the colonial wars, Kimbria is finally a unified kingdom. A young man named Ansgar, dressed only in the robe of a monk, wanders alone in the southern ...
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When the end of the world comes, all your past is nothing. It doesn't matter who you are, whether you are rich or poor. The only thing you need to care is survival. People rob food, water, shelter and even corpse. The ultimate goal is to flee from them.
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Alex O'Riley has always tried not to fit in. In his simple life, at his tiny house, he paints quiet masterpieces while living as a hermit. But with one phone call from a brash New York lawyer, Alex learns he's inherited Castle Carrick, the grandest fortress in Northern Ireland. At Carrick, strange and dark events begin to swirl ever closer to Alex, turning his hoped-for quiet life inside out. Now, he must decide: flee from Ireland and give up his inheritance... or embrace the dark power which compels him to paint wondrous, yet ...
A woman as deep in despair as a person can be. Is it unbearable grief or unbearable guilt?
A child is missing, a baby taken away in the middle of the night. It's a life-shattering tragedy, but no one seems to care. Is it because the grieving mother is a "lowlife druggie," as the chief investigator maintains? Or is there another reason the case is given short shrift by the "good people" of James Mill?
Richard Carter, an ex-Marine suffering PTSD who has been spared prosecution for felony homicide only by a governor's ...
TO the world, to society, to all the mainstreamers: We are outlaws. Our motives are selfish. We don't apologize. Destiny calls the shots. ---This is the characters' creed. Yes, Angelique is back, along with Dancer and Beach Bum as their saga continues in this second volume of twenty-seven crime stories. There are new protagonists who will appear here and a few familiar ones who will return. Remember the guy who thought he was rescuing Angelique in "Companion" and gave her refuge in his hotel room? ----He meets her again four years ...
A few years ago I wrote a novel entitled "A Buddhist Love Story," which is the fictional account of Ron Johnson's adventure into Nichiren Daishonin's Buddhist practice. As Ron becomes a practitioner of Nichiren Buddhism, he revolutionizes his life. Moreover, Ron falls madly in love with Denise Sanford, the woman who introduces him to Nichiren Buddhism. A problem arises when Denise finds out something dark and disturbing about Ron's life that he has managed to keep secret from her. The question is whether or not Denise's revelation ...
The Ancestral Odyssey: The Utopian Dream
Something terrible has happened. A travesty has occurred.
An iconic Norkron City has fallen to an invasion. Its people are now scattered, distraught, living in fear and somewhat powerless to stop the invading forces upon the warpath, heading toward the heart of their country.
Re-live the experiences, regain the fragments of memories, unearth the mysteries of Equis with Isabelle, a remarkably powerful, selfless and dedicated Star Caller. Join her journey across enormous lands, ...
Trilogy: Book 1. Disgraced MI6 code breaker, Dr Geoff Turner, keenly answers a tabloid advertisement for an adventure in Egypt. Fascinated by the pyramid plateau region, the astute visitor soon unearths a mystery thanks to Horus, the god of the morning sun, who still spies upon the world from the American one dollar bill. Quite quickly, Dr Turner finds himself embroiled in a secret society of the world's elite who want to control every person upon the planet using digital chipping. Horrified by his discovery, Dr Turner survives ...
1939-1945: The world was plunged into global conflict for the second time in recent history. The giant juggernaut of the Swastika swept across Europe with a vengeance to divide and conquer.
Provence, like the rest of France was put to the sword of Nazi Ideology. French civilians stoically continued living their lives as they had for centuries, albeit on a day to day basis. The same question remained on every Frenchman's lips - surely this cannot be happening?? But it is. That is the shocking reality...
Professor Baptiste Dubois was ...
What would make you leave your world and your life behind?
A new world? Hope? Love?
Earth is a dying planet.
Life in Orbit is life in a cage.
The planet Jannah offers universal hope.
What would be worth the risk?
On Earth, Anna Prince and Logan Bickford wrestle with whether or not to join the Jannah Initiative, leaving their families and everything they know to colonize the planet that could save the human race. They have mere weeks to make their choice, against a backdrop of long-buried feelings for each other, the objections ...
Murderers rarely advertise who they are, or how many people they have killed, or how they have no remorse whatsoever walking through their day-to-day lives with blood on their hands.
This story is about one of those cunning killers, a ruthless taker of lives and an unsuspecting teenage guy who is lured into her deceitful web.
Recent high school graduate and amateur surfer Jeff Dean is enjoying the easy life. He lives in a beautiful home on the Jersey Shore, has zero bills to pay. However, when his mother kicks him out of the house ...
Khalen just wants to start over. In an effort to forget his painful past, he joins a pair of Arrangers and embarks on a quest to track down ancient musical artifacts of great power. When a shadowy enemy abducts the family of a wealthy noble, Khalen and his partners are swept into a twisted plot of mystery, deceit, and betrayal. Aided by a trio of hardened mercenaries, this motley crew of characters falls deeper into events that may be the prelude to war in the Twin Galaxies.Enter a universe of alien technologies and exotic worlds - a ...
Genre: Religious & Inspirational Fiction
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On the surface a traditional Bildungsroman describing the narrator's journey of self-discovery, this huge and complex book is also a panoramic and richly comic portrait of France in the author's lifetime, and a profound meditation on the nature of art, love, time, memory and death. But for most readers it is the characters of the novel who loom the largest: Swann and Odette, Monsieur de Charlus, Morel, the Duchesse de Guermantes, Françoise, Saint-Loup and so many others -- Giants, as the author calls them, immersed in Time.
Genre: World Literature
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"Freethy has once again penned an exceptional piece of fiction." - Library Journal
Rachel fell in love at nineteen with a man who came into her life on a whirlwind of sunlight and romance. She married Gary Tanner, had his son, and thought she would live happily ever after. But fate had other plans. Gary died in a tragic accident... at least she thought it was an accident. Now, there are questions that need to be answered, and only one man she can turn to, Gary's best friend, Dylan.
Rachel was everything Dylan Prescott wanted in a ...
When a royal conspiracy topples the noble House Falco, Sofia must take up the burden of her father's mantle and assume guardianship of his Greatmask. Yet the sentient bone mask, powerful enough to Compel those around her, will not speak, and Sofia, the first female Protector in a hundred years, is left defenceless.
Hunted by the king, she is driven from the palace and must fight for survival, alone in the cold streets of Anaskar. There, she crosses paths with Notch, a bitter mercenary with problems of his own. Accused of murder, ...
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Mary Barton is set in the English city of Manchester between 1839 and 1842, and deals with the difficulties faced by the Victorian working class. John Barton is a questioner of the distribution of wealth and the relations between rich and poor. Soon his wife dies -- he blames it on her grief over the disappearance of her sister Esther. Having already lost his son Tom at a young age, Barton is left to raise his daughter, Mary, alone and now falls into depression and begins to involve himself in the Chartist, trade-union ...
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Three complete novels in the Sam Reilly Action and Adventure series!
The offer - $20 billion split between four leading scientists on alternative energies to purchase and then squash their research lines, which include the recent discovery of a powerful new energy source capable of replacing mankind's reliance on fossil fuels.
There's no doubt their discovery is worth ten times that much. But will any one of them live if they refuse?
At the same time, the greatest technological advancement in warfare since the ...
FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAN ALATORRE
Two detectives hunt a serial killer. The killer's hunting them.
A lone trucker is ambushed, shot, and brutally stabbed. A tourist meets the same fate while out for a jog. Facing two crime scenes that could have come from a horror movie, Detectives Carly Sanderson and Sergio Martin search for a crazed serial killer. Five more attacks happen in a week, launching the entire city into a panic and causing the mayor to throw all of the city's resources into stopping the rampage. But while ...
His Mail Order Bride is everything he finally deserved. But without clearing up his past, will he be able to keep her?
Caleb Turner decides that it is about time to heal his heart's wounds and find himself a wife to start a family. He's hoping that this mail order bride he is expecting, is the complete opposite of his former fiancée.
And she is.
Alexandra Clarke finds a photograph that makes her suspect why her family was always unloving to her. When she confronts her father and never gets an answer, she makes a brave decision: ...
Can he survive long enough to catch a killer?
The murder of retired priest Andrew Irwin begins like any other homicide investigation for sheriff's Investigator John Jordan. But it is soon interrupted by an existential superstorm of apocalyptic proportions that threatens to destroy both John and his family.
Can John catch a killer under such extreme and extraordinary circumstances? Will he live long enough to even be able to try?
The stakes have never been higher, survival never more in question. Don't miss this thrilling ...
Gripping novels of redemption, forgiveness and new beginnings.
Six Sweet Christmas Romance novels in this awesome box set from Amazon's No. 1 Best Selling author, Morris Fenris.
Do you love stories that touch your heart? Then you will love all six romance novels in this box set. All novels are readers' favorites with over 180 5-Star reviews. These have been put together for a short time only for your reading pleasure.
Enjoy these clean and wholesome love stories with enough twists to keep you turning the pages. An inspiring ...
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Pineapple Port Mysteries by Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Amy Vansant, is a funny, clean and gore-free small-town, female amateur sleuth series, but with all the pulse-pounding excitement of a detective thriller.
Book #1 of the binge-worthy series, Pineapple Lies, is a twisty puzzler... Solve the mystery before you die laughing!
It's bad enough Charlotte Morgan found a body buried in her back yard -- when she discovers the bones belong to the long-missing mom of the hottest guy in town, she knows she's just ...
The first two thrillers by Pulitzer nominee Lawrence De Maria that started the Jake Scarne phenomenon.
"IF YOU LIKE HARD-BOILED ACTION, MEMORABLE VILLAINS AND TWISTY PLOTS, THE JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS NEVER DISAPPOINT!" (John Crudele, New York Post); "A LAWRENCE DE MARIA TITLE GIVES YOU MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK THAN JUST ABOUT ANYTHING IN THE BOOK MARKETPLACE TODAY." (Florida Weekly); "A MASTER OF THRILLER DIALOGUE." (Washington Independent Review of Books); "WHILE DE MARIA MAY HAVE BEEN AN AWARD-WINNING FINANCIAL REPORTER, HE'S AN ...
Imagine a drug that robs you of free will. Imagine not being able to move a muscle unless commanded to do so. Imagine a conspiracy to weaponize that drug. So begins Ryan Butler's adventure.
Ryan Butler is a discontented lawyer, trapped in a disintegrating marriage and longing for escape. His opportunity comes when an old friend vanishes from work with a quarter of a million dollars and later turns up comatose on a park bench. The money is gone, the police have no clues, and his friend's gorgeous new wife, Alana, needs his ...
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Read the Amazon Bestseller! A deep treatment of Good versus Evil!
The Stones are the key to everything.
The journey began with Stones (Data), Book One of the Stones Series, a #1 Amazon Thriller. The story continues with Book Two--Stones (Hypothesis).
??? Mikal Ryzaard's plan to bring back Paradise is surging forward.
Drawing on the ancient technology of his Stone and the resources of global powerhouse MX Global, Ryzaard kills and destroys without fear or accountability. With two more Stones under his control, he rules world ...
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"Frightening suspense and a beautiful love story." - Tea and Book
Private security has never been so risky--or so tempting.
Ex-military security specialist Conlan James avoids commitment like the plague. His job, his Harley, and an occasional one-night stand are all he needs--or so he tells himself. But after he rescues Jess from a tense situation, he can't get the shy, sexy brunette out of his mind. He can teach her self-defense, but can he shield his own scarred heart?
Southern belle Jess Kingston spent eight weeks healing from ...
Don't date your bodyguard.
It was the one rule he had to break.
Maximoff Hale is a force of nature. A ship unwilling to be steered. Headstrong, resilient, and wholly responsible -- the twenty-two-year-old alpha billionaire can handle his unconventional life. By noon, lunch can turn into a mob of screaming fans. By two, his face is all over the internet.
Born into one of the most famous families in the country, his celebrity status began at birth.
He is certified American royalty.
When he's assigned a new 24/7 bodyguard, he ...
"Magical from the very start." -- InD'Tale Reviews
Embark on a journey into magical Medieval Scotland, to a time when the shadowy Picts are in peril of vanishing from the annals of history, and Scotland itself will arise as a nation from the ashes of betrayal.
A Clash of Clans.
From the Borderlands to the Highlands, Scotland's seven kingdoms are in conflict. Struggling to unite the kingdoms altogether, King David seeks an alliance with the fierce, but reclusive mountain Scot, Aidan dun Scoti. But only one woman will tempt ...
An epic, atmospheric story that begins with twenty three genetically superior orphans being groomed to become elite spies in Chicago's Pedemont Orphanage and concludes with a political assassination deep in the Amazon jungle.
The Orphan Factory, a coming-of-age spy thriller novel, is book two in The Orphan Trilogy and a prequel to The Ninth Orphan. Go on another frenetic journey with the ninth-born orphan as he busts out of the clandestine orphanage he knew as home and goes on the run across America.
In the late 1970's, in Chicago, ...
Time is supposed to heal all wounds. I thought it had healed mine when I found myself ready to say "I Do". It all came crashing down the moment I saw Freya Pratt again. After all these years she still affected me like no other. I couldn't deny that she made me feel something I haven't felt since the day she left. She made me feel alive. Now I'm questioning everything about our past and my future.
Breaking Max's heart seemed like a good idea at eighteen. I needed him to forget me and let me go. All these years I'd ...
Jordyn James is broken and can't trust anyone. Her last relationship almost killed her and she hasn't gotten over it. Seeking a fresh start she moves to the city of Atlanta, to be around her family and best friend. With her fresh start comes new opportunities and chances to have some much-needed fun. Not looking for love, love finds her. Micah Bass is the hottest rich kid in Atlanta. Named Atlanta's bachelor of the year, he finds himself wanting to settle down again after going through a terrible divorce. He's ready to trust again ...
Genre: African American
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Her DNA ensures she has it all. But it won't keep her from losing everything.
After a virus nearly wiped out the human race, the Tier System was built in order to reserve limited resources for the most genetically viable individuals. Though it's been years since the Crisis, the world is still in flux, and members of the Tier system have been conditioned to sacrifice everything for the greater good.
Kate, Eric and their two children are living as ideal citizens in Tier 1, but their world is turned upside down when Eric's commitment ...
THE UNTETHERED is a philosophical techno-thriller that spans the globe, weaving five seemingly unrelated characters into a web of impossible conflict and unlikely friendship. And while they battle against their own internal demons in an attempt to achieve their selfish pursuits, the self-righteous mobs of the world are closing in to stop them.
Juvenile delinquent, Roble Santos, chases his radical vision to build the most controversial aircraft in history---but with the threat of betrayal, prison, and death all ...
Forget hard-boiled dicks, fellas... it's hard-boiled chicks in this tough-as-nails anthology featuring a trio of badass leading ladies.
Hard-Boiled Chicks is a collection of the grittiest, edgiest, and darkest mysteries award-winning Julie Smith has to offer.
These stories highlight cold-blooded cop killing and civilian justice gone awry, murder staged as an overdose on New Orleans' streets, and the discovery of a party girl's body in her own gaudy pool. Not for the faint of heart, these hard-as-nails mystery novels chronicle ...
Nearly a century has passed since the last major battle of the Unification War. The ancient skirmish was brief, but devastating. It left behind the shattered fragments of the Solarian Union's Second Fleet, the lifeless hulls of a civilian convoy and countless questions about who or what could have been responsible for such an atrocity. The conflict disrupted the very fabric of space and created the Dead Zone, a hazardous region that may hold the only record of what really happened so long ago.
Deep within the Dead Zone, an ancient ...
When Alida Bernie's husband Stan runs naked through their small Montana hometown, she can no longer keep his dementia a secret. Her adult children arrive to intervene. So does her estranged daughter-in-law, Joli, recently released from prison for abuse of Alida's grandchildren. Alida is horrified when Joli becomes Stan's caregiver in a nursing home. After his death, Alida uncovers his secret life that forces her to question her once-happy marriage. Meanwhile, Joli ingratiates herself back into the family, inflaming Alida's fear of ...
Genre: Family Life
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Traversing back to the ancient Prime Martial World from modern age, Austin finds himself in a younger body as he wakes up.
Yet, the young man he possesses was a miserable dimwit, what a bummer!
But it doesn't matter as his mind is sound and clear. Possessing this younger and stronger body, he will fight his way to become the God of martial arts, and rule the whole Martial World!
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After an aircraft accident, a young and talented scholar is reborn!
He saves a dragon and trains it in the Holy Dragon Empire. To his surprise, his dragon can cure disease and even bring people back from death.
With the dragon, Rocky starts a new life. He is no longer a good-for-nothing, but an ambitious martial arts master and spirit manipulator among his generation.
Let's join in their adventure!
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If ever she learnt her lesson that you can't rely on the man you love, Lily has certainly been taught.
Escaping to a tropical paradise, she meets an eccentric local woman, Yolanda, to help her rebuild her life so she can forget about getting her heart decimated by Richard Hayden-Quik, once again.
But things are never that simple and to her surprise, her tricky bastard ex-husband wants her back and is willing to do all most anything so they can be a family.
Is it possible to trust someone who constantly breaks your heart and ...
The award-winning fourth installment in the "brilliantly conceived and executed" (Library Journal) series set in an overgrown, dystopian Las Vegas.
The Change that devastated the earth did not destroy Theo Waxnicki. It made him something more than human--eternally young, eternally beautiful... but not immortal. When he dies on a mission against the Strangers, he is lost to the darkness... until a miracle lady brings him back.
Born during the apocalyptic storms and earthquakes that left the world in ruins, Selena has dedicated her ...
In this psychological thriller, Argus Ward is a former U.S. Secret Service agent who runs a protection agency catering to the rich and famous. His best-kept secret--which he shares with lawyers and doctors and even psychiatrists--is his status as a high-functioning paranoid schizophrenic. One day, with little warning, he turns psychotic for the first time in twenty years. He lands in a secure psychiatric facility, charged with the murder of his most famous client, high tech industry billionaire John Helms, the wealthiest man in ...
Based on the life of West Texas pioneer J.D. "Big John" Sanders, Generations is a celebration of Irish heritage, a story of indomitable spirit and unfailing vision, and of relentless pursuit of the American dream.
After a whirlwind romance with the formidable Nora Brooks, Big John forges a cattle town in the rugged West Texas frontier during World War I. Thirty years later, Marion Kidd Sanders journeys to New York in pursuit of fame and fortune -- and brings the family name to new heights.
A historical family saga that spans a ...
A cursed witch. A vengeful werewolf. A twisted love spell.
In this world where legendary creatures roam, and magic is ruled by an unyielding High Council, Valeria Lancaster knows, from her strict upbringing as a witch, the value of order, rank and discipline. So when her powers wreak havoc around her, killing people - even her own mother - she has no other choice but to flee.
Unfortunately, the best hideout can't protect her from Asher Stonelake, a Sanctuary Master and a werewolf with a dire taste of vengeance. The Lancasters have ...
Meg is sixty and believes her useful life is over, Sully is thirty and drifts from one lover's bed to the next, and they are both running away when she pulls him out of a freezing river in the dark of night. As they take turns driving south together through hundreds of miles of new territory, their old lives fall away and their hopes for a bright future are born. Where will they end up? Who will they be when they get there? Will they become lifelong friends or simply fellow travelers thrown together a few days by fate?
Genre: Family Life
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His third blood-and-guts-and-rap-music outing (with accompanying Hayes-penned free music CD) roars along like a jazz jam on Viagra: the disappearance of a songwriter opens a veritable Pandora's box of shenanigans. It reads like a black Spillane, violent, breathless and never less than gripping. Maxim Jabubowski " The Guardian" 14 song soundtrack that accompanies story is available from Dropbox download link: http://bitly.ws/8Fhs
Genre: African American
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In a world monitored by mind-manipulating implants, one young woman will risk everything for liberty.
Brooklyn, 2095. Seventeen-year-old Riley Taylor longs to escape the crushing poverty of the slums. Stuck with her best friend in a totalitarian police state, their only hope of freedom is joining the military. But when Riley gets ripped away from him in their first brutal combat, she's shocked to discover why so many recruits come home in coffins.
Ultimately reunited on the front lines in the war for dwindling natural resources, ...
Lady Caroline Finch finds herself in turmoil after losing her beloved father. However, she is about to find out that this is not her only problem... She will soon discover that her father has left behind startling news: Honeyfield Manor, the grand country estate where she lived all her life, has been left to a stranger, the son of an old friend of the Earls'. While she's waiting for the heir's arrival, an unknown man appears uninvited in her home, claiming that the heir is gone. Can she really trust the courageous, charming stranger? ...
He hates what she is
Three hundred years ago, Warren sold his soul in exchange for the safety of his people. He lives immortal and inhuman, a life in the shadows, hiding his secrets. Until now, when he finally has the chance to reclaim his soul after three centuries of suffering...
She's wanted him forever
Esha is a soulceress, an immortal who drains the magical powers of others. Shunned by everyone she meets, she's a rogue mercenary who hunts evil for a living. The only man she cannot harm is Warren, and she's wanted since she ...
My daughter is dead.
My husband and I cling to what's left of our family, desperate to make sense of the tragedy.
But when the sheriff knocks, he delivers news no mother should ever have to hear.
Our daughter was murdered.
And my son is the prime suspect.
When we adopted eleven-year-old Holden, we weren't wearing rose-colored glasses.
But we never could have imagined this.
They say you can't pick your family.
But I picked mine.
Did I choose my daughter's murderer?
Tuesday's Child is a gripping domestic suspense. Doubt, desire, ...
He wasn't sure he believed her...
... but DeShear took the case.
Why would anyone be killing geneticists?
It was one wrong move, standing up for what was right, that cost him his career on the force. Now, DeShear must rebuild his life as a P.I. and this case seems simple enough. But looks can be deceiving. Had his client, geneticist Lanaya Kim, really found a thread that links the murders?
Why is she so frightened?
Years before, Lanaya had worked with them all. One accident could be believed, but the more they happened, she knew ...
His father will stop at nothing to keep the royal bloodline "pure" --even murder. But his sins have nearly destroyed Prince Philip and the future of his reign.
Forced into a political marriage, Philip tells his bride, "I will not lie to you, I will not be unfaithful to you, and I will not love you. My heart is pledged to another and I am not a man to break an oath."
His one true love is a lowly serving girl. When Philip refuses to set her aside in order to form a politically beneficial marriage, his father has the girl tried on ...
Rudra Narshimha, a boy whose father is killed for reasons unknown to him. He didn't know what his father did in the royal palace but he did know that he held enormous power in the King's court.
To protect his family he runs away to a new city leaving their old life behind.
Broken by the death of his father he carries on with his life in the new city.
There he meets a man of who teaches him to make peace with his past but the man's own past is shrouded in mystery and no one has any concrete idea who the man is or where did he came ...
From the great French novelist comes this long-unavailable collection of tales in the tradition of Boccaccio's Decameron.
Balzac's Contes Drolatiques, or Droll Stories, were originally published in three volumes in the 1830s. Set in medieval Europe, these stories were Balzac's attempt to write in the great tradition of Rabelais and Boccaccio, to render the Middle Ages with a touch of raunchy humor, and to provide a delightful portrait of medieval France. Balzac took the old themes that had delighted his ancestorsthe tales of ...
/ Length: 391 Pages (1,012 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 2nd, 2020
Cheerleader Bethany Rossiter dies the day before she becomes 16. She comes back to life with superhuman powers. She remembers that in her brother's comic books superheroes come to be feared and hated no matter what good deeds they do. She tries to lead a normal life.
But little by little fate conspires against this course. Bad things happen that only she can make right. Baby step by baby step, then bigger steps, she grows into her responsibilities.
To help her do her superhero "job" she creates first one, then another alternate ...
For the past decade Harry, the Earl of Wycliff, has worked feverishly to reclaim all that his father had lost. Only one item remains elusive: the Gainsborough portrait of his beloved mother. And the impossibly young, stunningly beautiful widow Louisa Phillips holds the key to finding it. If only he can persuade her to help him...
FOR FIFTEEN HUNDRED YEARS THE TOMB OF THE CHINESE GENERAL HAD REMAINED HIDDEN BENEATH THE PALE YELLOW CLAY OF SHANXI PROVINCE.
It lay undisturbed until a twelve-year-old boy fell through the roof. He kept its secret. Fifteen years later, now living in Australia, he tells his friend Charlie of the terror he felt when he had crashed down among the grave goods. Charlie convinces him that they should go to China, back to Shanxi, and break into the general's tomb a second time, but this time they should loot its ancient artefacts, the ...
A multi-award winning debut akin to The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones and Deltora Quest, creating a modern fantasy adventure fuelled by survival with a new twist on extraordinary powers.
What are The Gifts of Life?
Inside this book hides a magical world that is celebrating something special! It's that time of year where every major city gathers for another Ascension Day. But this year it's different.
Inside, awaiting and resting, are Perry's powers. On this day, he, his friends and everyone else who lives and breathes, can use ...
/ Length: 578 Pages (6,292 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jun 2nd, 2020
I read the quote by a renowned social anthropologist Dr Margaret Mead. When a reporter asked her, "When do you declare that human civilization has started at this particular point while excavating?"
Her answer was a typical one like roads, utensils, constructions etc. She declared "when I found a healed femur bone, I declare that the human civilization has started here!"
That exceptional answer by Dr. Margaret Mead enthralled me!
This answer implies that thousands of years back when man was living in jungles, in his primitive days, ...
The Sun has vanished. The Earth is dead. And for the last humans alive, the troubles have only begun.
When an opaque cosmic cloud invades the solar system, five people flee to a shelter to escape the lethal cold that results. While they wait for the Sun to reappear, a series of disasters pushes them to the brink of annihilation. Survival will not only demand courage, resilience, and ingenuity, it will force the survivors to reinvent every aspect of themselves -- their values, their relationships, their very identities.
When Shay McDaniels learns that her father has been receiving threatening letters she heads down to his resort in the Keys. Frustratingly, he refuses to call the police, determined to handle matters on his own.
Private investigator Chase Reynolds has no idea the woman he meets on the beach, the one whose son is determined to 'catch his mommy a man', is James Lansing's daughter. James had assured him that his daughter was safely away in Miami. So when he sees the woman he'd met on the beach talking to James, even hugging him, Chase ...
Thomas Hardy's final novel: A passionate and tragic story of the follies of Victorian England's most rigid institutions: class, marriage, and higher education
Growing up in southern England, Jude Fawley dreams of one day transcending his country life and becoming a scholar at Christminster's most prestigious college. It's the driving focus of his young life, leading him to rigorous study of classical Greek and Latin after spending long days working as a stonemason.
But everything changes when Jude meets Arabella Donn, a ...
Genre: Family Life
/ Length: 360 Pages (2,067 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jun 2nd, 2020