Fiction Books

Madame Fiocca: The Remarkable True WWII Story of Nancy Wake

A gripping tale of love and espionage in Occupied France, based on true events. Perfect for fans of Kate Quinn's "The Alice Network", Sebastian Faulk's "Charlotte Gray", and Imogen Kealey's "Liberation"."What an incredible story that becomes almost more unbelievable when you realize that this is based on the true account of Nancy Wake, a reporter for the Hearst Newspaper Group. The author has done a fabulous amount of research to bring this history alive." 5 Stars (NetGalley Reviewer)"Based on a true story, the words flow smoothly off the page and grabbed my interest right from the beginning." 5 Stars (NetGalley Reviewer)February 1933: When her aunt gifts her two hundred pounds, twenty-year-old Nancy Wake embarks on a world cruise. Afterwards, she becomes a journalist and finds work in Paris. The city is glamorous, brimming with journalists, artists, and refugees.While travelling across Europe on assignments, she catches the eye of wealthy industrialist Henri Fiocca, and destiny intervenes.But as clouds of war swarm over Europe, German troops are on the march. Horrified when she witnesses Nazis whipping Jews on Vienna’s streets, Nancy vows to stop them if she ever has the chance.When Paris falls, an encounter with a British officer draws her into the heart of an escape network. Soon she is caught in a deadly game of espionage.As the iron fist of the enemy tightens, Nancy and Henri face a heart-breaking decision.What happens when doing right is the road to ruin?A must-read gripping adventure based on the true story of Nancy Wake, "The White Mouse" & Gestapo’s most wanted in World War Two France."There have been a lot of books written about this era, but I found Nancy's story particularly inspiring as a beacon of courage in the terrible times of the Nazi Occupation." 5 Stars (Goodreads reviewer)."A highly recommended read for lovers of WWII history." (Goodreads Reviewer)

No Kiss Goodbye

From the Amazon top #5 bestselling author of Under Lying. Is there such a thing as the perfect life?Laura's life is amazing; so close to perfect it's almost unbelievable - a loving husband and wonderful children. But a car crash changes everything. Suddenly Laura is confined to a wheelchair. Unable to care for her children, her husband's family step in.What if Laura can't thrust them? What if the people who are supposed to care the most are the people who took everything from her? What if they want her gone?Kids change everything, they said. They weren't lying.What people are saying about No Kiss Goodbye:''Wow! What a roller-coaster of a book. Can't wait for more from this author.'' - Tracy Fenton, CompulsiveReaders.comFor a debut novel, No Kiss Goodbye is totally spellbinding. It's one that has the reader desperate for answers and leaves you feeling like you've just walked away from some sort of wreck. - By The Letter Book Reviews''This book has completely blown me away. No Kiss Goodbye is an incredibly well plotted psychological suspense thriller, and you will not know who to trust.'' - Little Miss No Sleep Daydreams Of Books''Right from the beginning I knew something wasn't quite right. The psychological game-play is very well written.'' - Natalie K. Martin, #1 Bestselling Author

The Kerrigan Kids Box Set Books #1-3

USA Today Bestselling author, W.J. May brings you a continuation of the international bestselling series, The Chronicles of Kerrigan! Come back and enjoy the famous characters, or step into the series right here. You won't be disappointed! Grab the first three books of the 12 book series!Book 1 - School of PotentialHow do you save the world, when it's already been saved?Eighteen-year-old Aria was supposed to have it all. A tight-knit circle of friends, a loving family, and a magical tatu on her lower back that gave her every superpower under the sun. When it came to the battle between good and evil, she was ready to do her part. There was just one little problem.…good had already won.Trapped beneath their parents' legacy, Aria and her friends find themselves restlessly pacing the halls of Guilder University, desperate to come into their powers, desperate for whatever comes next. The months blend together, each more monotonous than the next, until one day, no different than any other, a mysterious stranger comes to school.Determined to uncover his secrets and driven by a fierce need to prove themselves, the new gang does whatever it takes to show the rest of the world they're ready. But that readiness comes at a cost.Will it be a price they're willing to pay? Book 2 - Myths & MagicIt was a trial by fire…When a vicious murder rocks the Guilder Boarding School, Aria and her friends find themselves on shaky ground. When everyone has motive, everyone's a suspect. And thanks to a public brawl with the victim, Aria Wardell was seen to have more motive than most.While fending off a ward of accusations from both the students and the faculty alike, Aria struggles to find balance in her life amidst the shocking development of some new powers. A new group of shifters on campus raise more questions than answers, and no matter how the world is crumbling around her, she can't get a certain moonlit kiss out of her mind.Trouble is brewing. Secrets can't stay secret for long.Will she ever get answers? Or should some secrets be taken to the grave?Book 3 - Kith & KinIf you can't beat them, join them…When yet another attack leaves the students of Guilder University looking for answers, Aria decides to take matters into her own hands. Armed with a set of powers she'd vowed never to use, she follows the clues to the killer—only to find that nothing is as it seems.The world is changing. Alliances are shifting. And the very foundations of the supernatural community are at risk. Like it or not, people are starting to take sides.But will Aria and her friends find themselves on the right side of the fight? Or are some sins too big to come back from?Kerrigan KidsBook 1 - School of PotentialBook 2 - Myths & MagicBook 3 - Kith & KinBook 4 - Playing With PowerBook 5 - Line of AncestryBook 6 - Descent of HopeBook 7 – Illusion of ShadowsBook 8 – Frozen by the FutureBook 9 – Guilt of My PastBook 10 – Demise of MagicBook 11- Rise of the ProphecyBook 12 – Deafened by the Past

Two Hearts: (Kinsella Family Book 1) (Sweetbriar Cove 10)

"If you like Sweet Magnolias and Virgin River, you'll fall in love with Sweetbriar Cove!"Begin a brand new chapter in the bestselling series and escape to Cape Cod for summertime. Millions of readers love Melody's feel-good romances -- join them today!Alice Evans wants to shake things up. Two years after tragedy first brought her back to Cape Cod, she's still going through the motions, stuck in the same old routine. She's looking for something to get her heart racing... Something, or someone -- like the handsome stranger who comes roaring into town on a classic motorcycle, turning heads and sending the summer temperatures soaring.Jackson Kinsella isn't looking to be tied down. A world-class photographer, he's just in town visiting his grandfather and getting some much-needed rest and relaxation. But the mysterious brunette he meets on the Fourth of July won't let his mind rest, and the sparks between them are anything but relaxing...The connection between them is immediate, and soon, their romance is heating up Sweetbriar Cove. But can Alice find the strength to start over? And will Jackson's restless spirit keep him from true love?Find out in the new swoon-worthy romance from New York Times bestselling author, Melody Grace!Note: All the books in the Sweetbriar Cove series are standalone romances, and can be read independently of the series. 'Two Hearts' is the start of a new chapter in the series, introducing the Kinsella family, so offer the perfect jumping in point for new readers and old fans alike.Sweetbriar Cove:1. Meant to Be2. All for You3. The Only One4. I'm Yours5. Holiday Kisses6. No Ordinary Love7. Wildest Dreams8. This Kiss9. Always Be MineThe Kinsella Family of Sweetbriar Cove:10. Two Hearts11. The Story of Us12. Back to You13. One More Night14 Time After TimeBeachcomber Inn:15. Forever Summer16. Simply Irresistible17. From This MomentPRAISE FOR MELODY GRACE:"Melody Grace created fascinating characters that are simply I-R-R-E-S-I-S-T-I-B-L-E ! Her stories leave you with a big smile on your face and a heart bursting with love." - A Bookish Escape Blog"Sexy and sweet: the perfect summer read!" - Corinne Michaels, New York Times bestselling author"Heartwarming, swoony, and sexy as hell." - Claire Contreras, New York Times bestselling author"Sizzling summer perfection! Melody Grace does it again." - Kendall Ryan, New York Times bestselling author"Sizzling hot and super emotional - the perfect combo!" - NYT and USA Today bestselling Lauren Blakely"A roller coaster ride of pure emotion... beautifully written." Blame it on the Rain Reviews

Swept Away (Renegades & Rogues)

Set in Regency England, a dangerous time of spies, treachery, and intrigue. A stranger has washed up on shore, half dead, with no memory of who he is or why he has been accused of treason. His only hope of avoiding death is a shadowy memory hovering just beyond his grasp...and the beautiful heiress who becomes his willing captive in order to find the key to his past and unlock their destinies.Multiple award-winning USA Today bestselling author.

Accidentally Yours: A Steamy Small-Town Romance (Little Sky Romance Book 1)

All she wanted was a story, but now she has nine months to pull her messy life together…With her professional reputation in tatters, journalist Aria Simons needs to get back on track, and a promotion at her local paper is just the way to do it. She can’t afford distractions—especially handsome ones like big-city mogul Eli Lockwood, whose plans for a development in her idyllic hometown might be exactly the scoop she’s seeking.When the aloof CEO offers her an exclusive in return for help with his rebellious teen sister, she finds him more tempting that she ever expected. Sparks fly, and Aria knows her heart is on the line. But when the consequences of their night together become clear, she must fight for her ready-made family before Eli’s empty childhood makes him shut them out…for their own good.Can these two opposites overcome past hurts to write their own happy ending?Accidentally Yours is a sexy small-town romance. If you like opposites attracting, crazy families, and emotionally-charged stories, then read the first book in Alexa Rivers’ Little Sky Romance series now!

Make Me Crazy

Never trust a man who gets paid to take off his clothes for a living and then uses it as a pick-up line to get girls in bed with him.Being an author’s assistant comes with its perks but when Maverick Kingston barges into my life and becomes my responsibility, he’s more than I can handle. I’ve worked with male cover models like him before and they’re all the same—egotistical know-it-alls who think they’re God’s gift to women. When we’re forced to take a two-week road trip together, he makes me crazy in more ways than one and rearranges my thoughts on playing it safe. *Can be read as a complete stand-alone! Formally titled Falling for the Playboy. Content has not changed.*

Escape, A New Life

To save herself, she had to lose everything.Trapped in a tropical paradise with no memory of how she got there, Abby is thrust into a fight for her life. Hunted by a madman, and chased by unsettling dreams of her past, she meets up with Eric. Together they set out to escape. Yet, they discover this deceptive paradise is harder to leave than they ever imagined. Can they escape their hunter, or are they only pawns in his game of life or death? One mystery leads to another until their escape throws them into even greater danger as Abby’s frightening past finally catches up with her.  Her escape is only the beginning. If you like an edge of your seat thriller with twists and turns you’ll never see coming, you’ll love David Antocci’s ESCAPE trilogy. Grab the series starter today!What Amazon Reviewers are saying:★★★★★ ‘The ending left me with my eyes and mouth wide open.’★★★★★ ‘The only problem with Antocci's books is that you can't put them down!’★★★★★ ‘Seldom has a storyline been so intriguing it leaves one speechless.’★★★★★ ‘This was one of the best reads of the summer. The author was exceptional in bringing his characters to life.’★★★★★ ‘David Antocci is a masterful storyteller!’★★★★★ ‘Can't wait to tell my friends about this book. It is a must read. Great Author.’★★★★★ ‘This is a fast and furious tale that immerses the reader immediately into the story and doesn't let go even after the final page!’★★★★★ ‘From cover to cover it is full of action, mystery, and intrigue while including some romance.’ ★★★★★ ‘Here is a book by an author who has the remarkable ability to set a pace and to maintain it. This was a very engaging read.’

Dancing with the Lion: Becoming: The story of Alexander the Great, before his rise.

Two boys, one heroic bond, and the molding of Greece’s greatest son.Before he became known as Alexander the Great, he was Alexandros, the teenage son of the king of Makedon. Rather than living a life of luxury, as prince he has to be better and learn faster than his peers, tackling problems without any help. One such problem involves his increasingly complicated feelings for his new companion, Hephaistion. When Alexandros and Hephaistion go to study under the philosopher Aristoteles, their evolving relationship becomes even harder to navigate. Strength, competition, and status define one’s fate in their world—a world that seems to have little room for the tenderness growing between them. Alexandros is expected to command, not to crave the warmth of friendship with an equal. In a kingdom where his shrewd mother and sister are deemed inferior for their sex, and his love for Hephaistion could be seen as submission to an older boy, Alexandros longs to be a human being when everyone but Hephaistion just wants him to be a king.Word count: 92,000; page count: 282

Flying by the Seat of My Knickers (The Travel Mishaps of Caity Shaw Book 1)

Why run from your troubles when you can fly instead? When Caity Shaw is fired from her first job that doesn’t require an elf uniform, her older sister, Rachel, an event planner, hires her to work a meeting in Dublin. Caity jumps at the opportunity to travel abroad and escape her pathetic life. However, even four thousand miles from home, there’s no avoiding debt collectors, an overbearing mother, and haunting memories of a controlling ex.While in Dublin, Caity suffers a series of humiliating mishaps, causing her to lose even more faith in herself. Caity struggles to earn Rachel’s respect—and to keep Declan, her hot Irish coworker, at arm’s length. Declan repeatedly saves Caity’s butt and helps boost her self-confidence, making it difficult to keep her distance from the charming womanizer. When Declan helps her research her Irish grandmother, Caity discovers the mysterious past of the courageous woman she barely knew might hold the answers to her future.

Just To Be With You (Seattle Sullivans) (The Sullivans Book 12)

JUST TO BE WITH YOU"I loved Ian and Tatiana, and I would recommend this book to anyone looking for a great romance to warm your heart! I wish I could be part of the Sullivan family. This series is awesome and so full of heartwarming moments." 5 starsIan Sullivan, the powerful and wealthy CEO of Sullivan Investments, has never failed at anything in his life...apart from love and marriage. Certain that he'll never take the plunge again, the last thing he expects is for a beautiful actress to turn his perfectly organized world completely upside down.Tatiana Landon, one of the hottest talents in Hollywood, has been waiting for true love her whole life. When she meets Ian, she's certain she's finally found it...along with a passion that sizzles hotter than anything in her wildest dreams. All she needs to do now is find a way to convince him to take the risk of loving again.Ian soon realizes that Tatiana is just as focused on winning his heart as he is on locking it away. But when unexpected circumstances thrust them into a world where real-life rules don't apply, will Ian finally recognize Tatiana as his one true love?JUST TO BE WITH YOU is part of Bella Andre's USA Today and New York Times #1 bestselling series about The Sullivans. While it can easily be read as a stand-alone story, you'll likely enjoy reading the other books too."Wow! Yes that is my word for this love story... Wow! A love like no other.""Ian and Tatiana are amazing together! Another hit by Bella Andre.""What can I say, Bella Andre did it again! The Sullivan family stories just keep getting better and better. Literally you melt into her books, her words, her story telling and her couples.""I absolutely love the way Bella Andre spins and weaves these family stories together. I could continue to read about the Sullivans for as long as she wants to keep writing about them. I have told all of my family & girlfriends about them!""Outstanding! Bella Andre is an amazing author who gives us characters we can truly love. Ian and Tatiana are my favorite couple in this series. Hands down. Do not miss reading this book!""Wow, Bella Andre never ceases to amaze me. The beautiful love stories, the characters, settings only seem to get better and better!"SAN FRANCISCO SULLIVANSThe Look of LoveFrom This Moment OnCan't Help Falling In LoveI Only Have Eyes For YouIf You Were MineLet Me Be The OneCome A Little Bit CloserAlways On My MindKissing Under The MistletoeSEATTLE SULLIVANSOne Perfect NightThe Way You Look TonightIt Must Be Your LoveJust To Be With YouI Love How You Love MeAll I Ever Need Is YouNEW YORK SULLIVANSEvery Beat Of My HeartNow That I've Found YouSince I Fell For YouSweeter Than EverThe Best Is Yet To ComeCan't Take My Eyes Off Of YouYou Do Something To MeEvery Time We Fall In LoveMAINE SULLIVANSFalling In Love All Over AgainYour Love Is MineThere Goes My HeartWhen You Kiss MeMore Maine Sullivans are coming soon!
Bella Andre is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of “The Sullivans”, “The Morrisons” and “The Maverick Billionaires” series. Her novels have been #1 bestsellers around the world and she has sold more than 8 million books so far! Known for "sensual, empowered stories enveloped in heady romance" (Publishers Weekly), her books have been Cosmopolitan Magazine "Red Hot Reads" twice and have been translated into ten languages. There are more than 50,000 5 star reviews for Bella Andre's books on Goodreads! Married with two children, Bella splits her time between the Northern California wine country, a log cabin in the Adirondack mountains of upstate New York, and a flat in London overlooking the Thames.

Seven Sins: A Thrilling Horror Novel

If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.Several individuals connected through a series of unfortunate events find themselves as participants in a twisted game of trials set up by a hacker who has chosen them based on their cardinal sins.This group of misfits will do anything in their power to survive and return any semblance of normality to their lives, even if it means destroying each other.Seven Sins is an action-packed, thrilling horror that will have you on edge on every page. Grab it now to see who will survive the night!

What Are Friends For? (Seasons in a Small Town Book 1)

❤ BEST FRIENDS, ONCE LOVERS...AND NOW? ❤Seasons in a Small Town – Spring"Funny and heart-wrenching at the same time"In small-town Drago, Illinois, Zeke came by his “the Geek” nickname honestly, more comfortable with algebra and algorithms than high school’s social hallways. Though that didn’t keep him from longing for the unattainable prom queen, Jennifer.The one person who understood his out-of-the-box brain was Darcie, his best friend. For one night, Zeke and Darcie jolt from friends to lovers. Then he leaves town. Darcie knew her Zeke. He’d never look back, wouldn’t ever see her feelings for him.Now, 17 years later, Zeke’s a self-made tech billionaire, Darcie’s a local cop, Jennifer’s divorced and Darcie’s best friend. Their town is flagging, but Darcie has a plan. It starts with luring Zeke back to Drago for its annual Lilac Festival, then persuading him to boost the town’s economy. Even if that means matchmaking him with the beautiful Jennifer he’s always longed for. She’ll do it for him, for Jennifer, for Drago.Zeke swore he’d never come back to where he was miserable, other than his connection with Darcie. But maybe being back won’t be so bad. Especially spending time with Jennifer … and Darcie. Now why did he think of Darcie when things were going so well with Jennifer?Darcie’s plan doesn’t get off to the best start when she puts Zeke in handcuffs, but they can get past that. For Drago’s sake, they have to. Just like she’ll get past wondering what if…What Are Friends For?, Book 1 of USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn's Seasons in a Small Town series, will captivate readers who love passionate contemporary romance with a spark of humor.“You laugh, you angst, you maybe shed a couple tears or two … and at the end of it you move immediately onto the next book because - unlike teenage Zeke - you don't want to get away, all you want to do is go back.” – 5-star reviewPraise for the Seasons in a Small Town series:“The town of Drago has insinuated itself into my heart and I can only hope there is another installment with this small town as its setting.”“Strong characters with enough faults to make them human and real” yet “The other characters in Drago all add to the story rather than taking attention from the main action.”“McLinn delivers a fun, engaging, and emotionally complicated romance.”“Poignant, heart warming” . . . “Funny and heart-wrenching at the same time” . . . “Passionate and sensual without being distasteful or vulgar.”Get all the books in Patricia McLinn’s Seasons in a Small Town series today!What Are Friends For? (Spring)The Right Brother (Summer)Falling for Her (Autumn)Warm Front (Winter)If you like Patricia’s small-town romance stories, try her Marry Me series now!Wedding of the CenturyThe Unexpected Wedding GuestA Most Unlikely Wedding Baby Blues and Wedding BellsAbout the AuthorPatricia McLinn is the USA Today bestselling author of nearly 60 published novels cited by readers and reviewers for wit and vivid characterization. Her books include mysteries, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, historical romance and women’s fiction. They have topped bestseller lists and won numerous awards.She has spoken about writing from London, to Melbourne, Australia, to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian.McLinn spent more than 20 years as an editor at the Washington Post after stints as a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.) and assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.). She received BA and MSJ degrees from Northwestern University.Now living in Northern Kentucky, McLinn loves to hear from readers through her website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

The Demise of Gladys King

When Jane rescues little old lady Gladys, an unexpected friendship develops. They spend Friday afternoons together chatting over tea and cake in the faded elegance of Gladys’ sitting room. But Jane soon discovers that there is more to Gladys than meets the eye. Much more.Before long, Jane finds herself faced with a predicament which is the stuff of both dreams and nightmares.

The Second Chance Inn: A Sweet Small Town Romance (Blue Moon Bay Book 1)

An emotional homecoming that will tug at your heartstrings & inspire you to believe in happy endings. Wendy vowed never to return to the small coastal town where her parents abandoned her. But when she inherits the family inn at the beach, she must come home and face her past. Will handsome millionaire Max help her heal old wounds and open her heart? From a New York Times bestselling author, don’t miss the chance to unite with friendships that endure and a love that will last forever in The Second Chance Inn.

Love Notes: Inspired by Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility (The Austens Series Book 4)

Bestselling author Staci Hart brings you another installment of the Austen Series, inspired by theworks of Jane Austen, with a heartfelt contemporary retelling of Sense and Sensibility.The second Annie Daschle tumbles into my arms, I’m a goner.When she asks if we’re hiring at Wasted Words, I can only say yes, even though we aren’t—it’s that early on that I realize I can’t say no to her. Not when she asks me to show her around New York, even though I already know I should stay away. Not when she asks if we’re friends because I want her so much more than that.But she isn’t mine, and she never can be.She’s ten years younger than me–fresh out of high school, never been kissed. She’s my employee, just a kid with a heart condition that’s stopped her from living out loud like she’s always wanted. She’s never dated, never had a boyfriend, never lived, and I can’t be the one to break her heart the first time. I can’t be the one to show her what could be.But God, how I want to.Within a few staggering heartbeats, Annie and I are caught in the middle of something we can’t find our way out of, with no clear answers and no rules. And the moment she’s in my arms again, I realize she can’t control her heart. Not the decisions it makes.Not the moment it stops.

Opposites Attract: An Enemies to Lovers, Neighbors to Lovers Romantic Comedy (First Comes Love Book 1)

First law of magnetism: opposite poles attract.Single mom Vivian has been burned by love once before, and her job as a divorce lawyer has presented enough evidence to convince her there are no good men left in New York City.The worst offender is her new neighbor: Dr. Lucas Keller, a couple’s therapist whose piercing blue eyes and flawless dark hair are just as annoying as his bad temper. And when Lucas starts poaching Vivian’s clients by saving their marriages, she makes it her mission to force him out of the building to save her practice. But it’s Lucas who gives her the perfect opportunity when he proposes an unexpected bet. With their offices at stake, Vivian and Lucas play the field of love in a fierce battle of wits that quickly turns hot and personal, especially when Vivian’s daughter gets involved. Now, taking down Lucas has become more than business for Vivian. It’s become a pleasure—and soon, Vivian and Lucas will realize how pointless it is to fight the laws of attraction.A fun, neighbors to lovers romantic comedy filled with heart. Be ready to laugh and swoon. Chick Lit PostThis is Camilla Isley at her very best, it’s funny, it’s touching, it has threads of a tricky storyline, and the banter and chemistry between to the two leads is rather evident from the beginning and it's just a sheer pleasure to read. Rachel Random Reads

Yours: The Promises Between Us: An Emotional and Gripping WWII Family Saga

After France surrenders to the Nazis, all eyes turn to the Channel Islands off the coast. Knowing the Germans could invade their quiet home the resident children of Guernsey are evacuated. Among them are Amelia Ashton, and her older sister Evelyn.The promise to stay safe.Forced onto the boat by her older sister, seventeen-year-old Amelia Ashton arrives in Weymouth with hundreds of other children. Although she is placed with a kind and loving foster family in Derbyshire, her world is torn apart. With all her communication cut off from her family, and the boys at school joining to fight in the war, Amelia struggles with her own desire to help. On a whim, she lies about her age and boards a train headed to volunteer with the Women’s Land Army. Finding solace in the work of farm life, she reconnects with William, a young man from Derbyshire, and who doesn’t waste any time asking for her hand in marriage. Can Amelia start a new life without looking over her shoulder at what she left behind in Guernsey or will the war change everything?The promise to survive.Fearing for her parents’ lives, nineteen-year-old, Evelyn Ashton stays behind, living through the German occupation plaguing her once beautiful home—the island of Guernsey. Living under German rule, the residents find a new meaning of desperation and despair, trying to survive on rations and evade the threats of being sent off to a death camp. After her parents die in a bombing, Evelyn is left alone to fend for herself against her enemy, and when German soldiers take over her house, she seeks refuge in the only family she believes she has left—Henry—the man once interested in her sister. Can they find comfort in each other or will the occupation claim not only their love but also their lives?Two sisters. Two promises. One bloody war that changes their lives forever.***This book is part of a family saga trilogy: The Promises Between UsYours (Book One)Mine (Book Two)Ours (Book Three)***The books can be read and enjoyed separately, however, the story as a whole is concluded in book three. There may be minor cliffhangers in book one and book two.

Aloha Hideaway Inn: A Sweet Beach Read (Getaway Bay Resort Romance Book 1)

She's got big plans for her tropical bed and breakfast, but the new high-rise resort in the bay is throwing a wrench into everything. So Stacey Stapleton does what any savvy businesswoman would do—she goes to spy on the resort stealing her business and ruining the beautiful Getaway Bay skyline.Her undercover operation doesn't do more than show her how flawless the Sweet Breeze Resort is—and that the owner is as handsome as he is smart.Though annoyed by the new resort, Stacey focuses on Aloha Hideaway Inn, more determined than ever to give tourists the vacation of their lives. But when a tropical storm hits the bay, she and her guests have to take refuge in the high-rise hotel she hates.Not only that, but the more time she spends with Fisher DuPont, the owner of Sweet Breeze, the more she has to admit that he's not a monster.Can Stacey and the Aloha Hideaway Inn survive strange summer weather, the arrival of the new resort, and the start of a special relationship?Read all the books in Getaway Bay Resort Romance series by USA Today bestselling author Elana Johnson:1. Aloha Hideaway Inn2. Getaway Bay3. Women's Beach Club4. Straw and Diamonds5. The Billionaire Club6. Sweet Breeze Resort7. Rainforest Retreat8. Getaway Bay Singles**Previously titled The Billionaire's Enemy and The Brainy Billionaire

The Secret Keepers (Black Water Tales Book 1)

It’s midnight when Regina Dean she receives a harrowing phone call. On the other end of the line a scratchy voice whispers, “They found her, Regina…they found her.” Over the phone Regina learns that the corpse of her best friend, Lola Rusher, has been found and she must return to her, Godforsaken, hometown of Black Water for the funeral of the beloved girl who disappeared when they were both only sixteen years old. Regina returns to Black Water and is reunited with a cast of old friends. Soon Regina realizes that the details revealed with the discovery of Lola’s corpse do not make sense, especially the fact that Lola’s body was dug up on the land of their childhood piano teacher. Determined to lay Lola to rest, Regina launches her own investigation, but someone in Black Water warns Regina to STOP DIGGING. She is thrown into a race to solve the mystery before she loses her mind or meets Lola’s fate.Though Regina’s hometown is a fun house of disturbing characters and distorted images, the truth about what happened to Lola Rusher will be revealed along with a most unexpected and perverse secret that threatens to expose everyone in Black Water. Everyone knows something, but no one knows everything…

Escorting the Player (The Escort Collection Book 1)

Win or Lose... Winning is important but this is championship quarterback Chase Layne's last chance for glory. All he wants for his final season is to win the Superbowl. But dreams of ending his career on a high will be sacked  if his soon to be ex-wife has her way. She and her new boyfriend have plans to ruin Chase in a media smear, stealing everything he's worked to achieve. He just has to show the press he's still in control and on top of his game, in business and his private life. It's How You Play the Game...Avery Banks knows all about being played. Life has done that to her for years now and she's tired of being the loser. All she needs is a big score...a job paying enough money to allow her stop turning tricks for good and to get her sister into rehab. Then it happens! She gets the dream job pretending to be a star football player's girlfriend. All she has to do is make him look good, help him keep up his All American Boy image for the next few weeks. Easy, right? Except her sister sees an even bigger payoff: Blackmailing Chase. As Chase and Avery play offense to everyone trying to bring them down, Avery must also face the hard truth: she's made the ultimate rookie mistake...falling in love with a client.Standalone sports romance with an HEA. 

The Resistance Girl: A heartbreaking World War 2 historical fiction novel for 2021

Two women. One heartbreaking secret.Paris, 1943.Sylvie Martone is the star of French cinema, and adored by fans. But as Nazi officers swarm the streets of Paris, she is spotted arm in arm with an SS Officer and her fellow Parisians begin to turn against her. However Sylvie has a secret - one she must protect with her life.Paris, 2020.Juliana Chastain doesn't know anything about her family history. While her mother was alive she remained very secretive about her past.So when Juliana discovers a photograph of a glamorous French actress from World War Two amongst her mother's possessions, she is in shock to find herself looking at her grandmother - especailly as she is arm in arm with a Nazi Officer...Desperate for answers, Juliana is determined to trace the journey of her grandmother. Surely there is more to the photograph than meets the eye?But as she delves into Sylvie's past, nothing can prepare Juliane for the tales of secrets, betrayal and sacrifice which she will uncover.A heart-wrenching story of love and war, perfect for fans of Pam Jenoff and Suzanne Goldring.

Contract Snatch (Sei Thriller Book 1)

They used her daughter as bait. They messed with the wrong mother.Living a secluded life in Belgium, Sei has no plans to return to her former life as an assassin. But when contacted by a source claiming to have information about the daughter she thought she’d lost, Sei finds herself taking on one last mission. Eager to learn the truth about her daughter, Sei agrees to help an infamous assassin escape from a Turkish prison. But this routine mission quickly turns into a fight for survival. Sei is forced to infiltrate the Albanian mafia, outsmart a ruthless prison warden, and evade Turkey’s brutal military police. Can Sei unravel the truth before time runs out?A nail-biter filled with twists. Contract Snatch is perfect for fans of Child, Archer, Flynn, and Silva.What Amazon readers are saying:★★★★★ I never thought I would be cheering on an assassin, but it's hard to not love this character.★★★★★ Drama, mystery, and a hard punch from the beginning.★★★★★ I had fun trying to guess Sei's next move. I was never correct.★★★★★ Hard to imagine how this author created a character so clever, intelligent, and gifted. And a woman, no less.★★★★★ I can't help but admire and root for the petite female Asian assassin.★★★★★ I love a book that reads like I've just watched an action movie.★★★★★ Definitely a killing machine but with a moral compass.★★★★★ A multifaceted character that draws sympathy.★★★★★ Love, Love, Love this series.Start a series you won't ever want to put down. Pick up the first book in the Sei thriller series.

Seducing the Enemy (Heirs of Damon Book 1)

Having lived a sheltered life, Marietta Edwards wants to indulge in pleasures that are entirely new to her, so she begins by seducing a sexy, mysterious stranger.  Only after their one-night stand does she learn their families have been embroiled in a fifteen-year legal battle and the man she's given herself to is her worst enemy.The heir to a vast fortune, Harrison Damon believes the unforgettable night he spent with Marietta in Monte Carlo is just a fling, an escape from his responsibilities. Then he discovers she is an Edwards—the family he despises most. He can’t quench his attraction for her, but he won’t let her use it against him. He won’t let her manipulate him to win money from his family. No matter how much he wants her, he won’t let her seduce him again.

The Loneliest Cottage: A Page-Turning Tale of Mystery, Adventure & Love (Alaskan Hearts Book 1)

An imaginative Beauty and the Beast retelling set against the Alaskan wilderness…Lauren Dalton’s world shattered the day her father died. It shattered again when she found a box of old keepsakes commemorating a life she’d never even known he lead. Heartbroken but determined, she accepts a seasonal job in rural Alaska to look after an injured musher’s dogs while searching for the truth about her father’s hidden past. But her cantankerous new boss comes with dangerous secrets of his own.When a fire ravages part of the property, all will be revealed—and four-thousand miles away from the only home she’s ever known, Lauren will discover just how quickly everything can change.Don’t miss the chance to lose your heart to Lauren, Shane, and their courageous team of sled dogs in this unforgettable tale of love, loss, and finding where you belong. Start reading THE LONELIEST COTTAGE today!

O'Mara's (The Guesthouse on the Green Book 1)

'If you like Irish humor this is the book for you!' Reader Review'A lovely warm, family orientated story with endearing characters.' Reader ReviewEvery guest who comes to stay at O’Mara’s Guesthouse in Dublin has a story to tell. The little red fox who visits the bins in the courtyard has a tale of his own as do the long serving staff, and the O’Mara family themselves have had their fair share of ups and downs too…Aisling O’Mara. Her heart was broken once and she won’t let it happen twice. Besides, she’s far too busy managing the guesthouse, shopping for designer shoes and learning to salsa dance for love. She’s built a fortress as impenetrable as the Berlin Wall around her heart.Now her former fiancé has reappeared in Dublin, and he’s determined to knock that wall down. Can she trust him or, has love been stepping on her toes all along?Una Brennan’s booked into the guesthouse she used to walk past each morning when she was a young girl, full of hopes and dreams. She left Dublin more than fifty years ago vowing she’d never set foot in the city again. What devastating event caused her to leave, and what’s brought her back now?Other people's problems are easy to solve, and when these two very different women share a late night pot of tea they might just open each other's eyes to the possibility of learning to love again.

Death In Paradise (Hawaii Adventure Book 1)

In paradise nothing is simple……not even murder.For Jessica, this time it’s personal.The knock at the door shook her from a deep sleep. When she saw the cops, Jessica knew why they were there. As a LA Detective, she’d been on the other side of the door plenty of times.Someone she loved was dead.Time slowed. Her heart sank. They knew she knew.Before they could get to the news, her mind raced. Growing up in Hawaii, half of her family in law enforcement and the other half gang members, she’d known the darker side of life.As the detectives explained why they’d come, Jessica was only partly listening until they said it was her father who’d died……in a plane wreck.And in that moment, the instinct to grieve was gone. He was meticulous in his maintenance. She didn’t believe it was an accident.Who murdered her father?Jessica was going home to Hawaii.You’ll love this gripping thriller with a taste of romance, because of the twists, turns, and complex characters.

The Mother of all Things: The twists keep on coming in this addictive psychological thriller (Godless Creatures Book 1)

SAVAGE BEGINNINGS SPAWN BRUTAL ENDS★★★★★ Fast-paced, scary, so well thought out and so rewarding to read - Extremely well written. Kept me on the edge of my seat the whole way through. Left me feeling extremely satisfied.★★★★★ Clever and compelling psychological thriller - Shocking, tense, gripping, surprising, thought-provoking, dark and chilling.Following a traumatic event and the break up of her marriage, Elaine returns to her childhood home in North Yorkshire.Between reconnecting with her mother and keeping the two children occupied over the summer holidays, Elaine starts renovating the run-down farmhouse.Unsettled by terrifying nightmares, the stirring of memories long forgotten, and eerie happenings at the house, she worries her imagination is getting the better of her, a fear soon allayed when confronted by an intruder.The next day a police officer disappears, his last known location, her property.A missing policeman, a suspicious psychiatrist, and an old adversary add to her increasing tension, but when she wakes up covered in blood next to the body of a masked man, things spiral out of control.Facing demons both past and present, Elaine must fight for her sanity, unless, it’s too late.★★★★★ The Mother of all reads! - Really enjoyed this book. The first half develops the characters well, ready for the clever, fast-paced second half. It's hard to decide what genre this book fits in. As a lover of James Herbert and Stephen King, I would say it would probably be along the lines of a psychological thriller/horror.★★★★★ A must-read - Wow! This book had me gripped from the very beginning. So many twists and turns.★★★★★ The best novel I’ve read in a long time - A brilliant novel. The detailing in the description of the characters, places and dreams are breathtaking.★★★★★ An absorbing, disturbing and kinetic thriller that balances a tight rope between a conventional whodunnit and a Gothic horror.★★★★★ In The Mother Of All Things, Mr Blake melds mystery, crime, suspense, drama, and action in a story seeping with dark paranoid tension.Fans of writers such as Stephen King, Ruth Ware, Megan Abbott, Dean Koontz, Peter James, Jeffery Deaver, C. J. Tudor, are in for a real treat and will not be disappointed.

Gods and Demons: An Urban Fantasy (Dark Streets Book 1)

When an ancient blood-magic statuette appeared on an internet auction, mages from around the world descended on Washington. Then the mage selling it was murdered and the statue disappeared. A jaguar shifter tells me that the statue is powerful enough to blow holes in reality. She needs an Elf to track it down, and I’m the only Elf available. All we have to do is fight our way through Werewolves, blood-mages, Vampires, and Demons.It wouldn’t be so bad, but some of them are really rude. Time for a lesson in manners.

Sadie, Doctor Accident: (Book 1, Iron Badges)

Broken Heart Learns to Love AgainI’m no damsel in distress.As a motorcycle deputy, I’ve seen it all, not to mention I’ve faced my own fears.I’m not looking for a hero; I’m used to saving myself.But, when a set of piercing blue eyes lock on mine, I stumble.When strong arms wrap around me, I fall.Now Ryan Montgomery has me questioning everything I thought I wanted.He’s a single dad, a widower, and a successful doctor.When Ryan realizes the dangers of my job, it has him pulling back into the world of grief he barely survived the first time.Can I prove to him that love is a chance worth taking?

The Insipid: Collected Stories

Do you like space operas? How about parodies? Maybe with some dark, twisted stories thrown in for good measure?Then you're in luck--The Insipid: Collected Stories has them all! It features the latest work from Audrey Swindon, an Amazon #1 Bestselling author. So let's start with The Insidpid. When Captain Karen Jarrett first spots The Insipid on the view screen of the USS Murakami, it looks like just another harmless encounter in the wilds of deep space. The Insipid appears to be a garbage scow of a ship, with no advanced weaponry and an exterior that seems to be in dire need of repair. But Captain Jarrett is about to get the surprise of her life--and it's not gonna be a good one. The Insipid does have one thing the Murakami doesn't--a diabolically advanced computer system capable of some literary word tricks that could potentially bring the Murakimi to its knees. If you like parodies and you've enjoyed series like Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica and Firefly, you'll LOVE what happens next. That's not all you'll love about this collection, though. It also features some of Audrey Swindon's best short stories and novellas that combine literary fiction, sci fi, horror and thrillers into a package of more dark, diabolical fun. If you'd like to get in on that fun, download the collection NOW and start enjoying the stories!

Deadly Stillwater: A gripping crime thriller (Mac McRyan Mystery Thriller and Suspense Series Book) (McRyan Mystery Series Book 3)

Two girls gone. One detective under pressure.And no time left.Escape into a mystery with the New York Times & USA Today bestselling Mystery, Thriller, Suspense & Crime Series with 2.5+ million downloads, 50,000+ Amazon & Goodreads ratings[+Follow] me on Amazon & never miss a new release again + join the list at to get STAKEOUT free.THE TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE - #1 New ReleaseSILENCED GIRLS + THE WINTER GIRLS - Start the series that has raced to the top of the charts & Bookclub Reader Favorite★★★★★ “This book takes the reader on one wild ride, with the suspense not letting up until the very end. Mac is one part Lucas Davenport and one part Mitch Rapp and it just doesn't get any better than that!” Amazon ReviewShannon hustled to her car and dug into her black purse, searching for her car keys.He quickly put his hand over her mouth as she screamed and thrashed, slid the van door open, and dragged her inside. She tried to scream through the duct tape pasted over her was only the beginning.Mac McRyan, a fourth-generation cop, is faced with a brazen daytime kidnapping and a media storm surrounding the case. An abduction is just the beginning in a case of betrayal and revenge that will ultimately strike at the heart and soul of the St. Paul Police Department.From the searing streets of St. Paul to the deadly waters of the St. Croix River, get the riveting and gritty mystery you won't be able to put down until its last gripping minute.MAC MCRYAN MYSTERY SERIESSuper bargain tip - click [Audiobook] & get a McRyan 3 book box set freeBOOK 1: FIRST CASE - Murder AlleyBOOK 2: THE ST. PAUL CONSPIRACY - USA Today Best Seller BOOK 3: DEADLY STILLWATER - MIPA Book Awards WinnerBOOK 4: ELECTING TO MURDERBOOK 5: FATALLY BOUND - USA Today Best SellerBOOK 6: BLOOD SILENCE - USA Today Best SellerBOOK 7: NEXT GIRL ON THE LISTBOOK 8: FIREBALLBOOK 9: THE TANGLED WEB WE WEAVESTAKEOUT: Short storyFIRST DEADLY CONSPIRACY - Books 1-3 - NY Times & USA TODAY BestsellerMYSTERIES THRILLERS AND KILLERS - Books 4-6 BoxsetAGENT TORI HUNTER MYSTERYBOOK 1: SILENCED GIRLS - #1 BestsellerBOOK 2: THE WINTER GIRLS - New releaseBOOK 3: 2021Vince Flynn described Roger Stelljes as "A powerful new thriller voice." Fans of John Sandford, David Baldacci, John Grisham, Vince Flynn, Harland Coben and James Patterson will enjoy this page-turning, pulse-racing and gritty thriller.What people are saying about the McRyan Mystery Series:“Wow!! Just wow! A must-read and has to be the best McRyan book so far. I really enjoyed the twists & turns this book had.”“This book takes the reader on one wild ride, with the suspense not letting up until the very end. Mac is one part Lucas Davenport and one part Mitch Rapp - and it just does not get any better than that!”“Sex, power, money, and murder keep you wanting to keep reading until you finish it and then wishing there were still more to read! Great story with all the elements of a fantastic read.”“Two thumbs up, way up for this one!” Five stars and then some.“Couldn't put it down! Everything else I had to do just sat until I finished this book. Compelling, thrilling, good tale, all ends wrapped up with a thoughtful ending.”“Roger Stelljes is exceptional. His plots twist, turn and keep you glued to the book. Minnesota has produced two mystery writers of extreme talent, Vince Flynn and Roger Stelljes. Keep 'em coming Roger!”“Another Mac McRyan excellent read!!! I wish Mr. Stelljes could write faster because I love his books and can't wait till the next one. He never disappoints.”“A thriller that drew me right in. A well-written story and you just have to like Mac!! I'll read more of Mr. Stelljes’ books. Loved this one!!!”

Broken Ascension: A Science Fiction Adventure (Trystero Book 1)

The war is over, and there are no winners. Just a broken galaxy. Now humans and aliens must share this war-torn galaxy. None of this matters to Drake, though, he's just an artist. He's tagging along on the busted up ship Trystero, along with its ragtag crew. Together, they traverse the Demilitarized Zone between Terran and Gra'al borders, taking on any job they can find. Big or small. Human or alien.The galaxy changes when the crew encounters a derelict alien ship, its crew slaughtered. With his dying breath, a crewman points them to a box. In it? An abandoned alien baby. When their government refuses to get involved, Drake and the crew need to return the baby they've been calling Bruce home, a bloodthirsty warlord on their tail.His quest? Find Bruce and claim the Gra'al throne, declaring a new war on humanity.Drake never wanted to be a hero... now he's all that stands in the way of a fragile peace between humans and aliens.

Convoy of Steel (Eastern Front Book 4)

Their bloodlust knew no bounds - and no mercy.The German High Command were worried. A massive armoured train carrying eighty tanks and hundreds of men was due to arrive on the Eastern Front – and the Partisans had marked it for destruction.For Assault Section Sledgehammer, guarding the train on its perilous journey across one hundred and fifty miles of enemy territory was their most dangerous mission yet. And it would prove to be their bloodiest. Somewhere along that route, the Partisans were waiting. No one knew where or when they would strike. In Convoy of Steel even the most battle-hardened veteran will feel the touch of fear...

Here After

LOVE. LOSS. OBSESSION. REDEMPTION.Following the death of his ten-year-old son, physician Peter Croft embarks on a desperate, seemingly random search for a missing child, risking his sanity, even his life in a grief-induced quest. His journey propels him into the darkest reaches of human suffering, and pits him squarely against an adversary whose own obsession defies all reason.Here After is a story of love, loss, obsession and redemption, with gripping action sequences and a subtle paranormal underpinning. A compelling read from a seasoned storyteller, Costello’s sixth novel will keep you reading deep into the night.Here After has been optioned to film by David Hackl, director of Saw V."An...effective missing-child story with a twist." — Kirkus Reviews (

Southern Charmer: A Friends to Lovers Romance (Charleston Heat Book 1)

He's sexy. He's southern. And he won't stop showing up at my door half naked. Meet Elijah Jackson, my hot new neighbor...From the outside looking in? I’ve got it all. Prestigious job. Pretty house. And a perfect boyfriend who just proposed with the perfect ring.I should feel ecstatic—but instead, I feel suffocated. So I break up with my boyfriend, hop in my car, and head south.Charleston, South Carolina: home to stunning architecture, sultry accents, and—oh yeah—my perpetually shirtless neighbor, Elijah Jackson. As if his abs for days and inked up deliciousness aren’t enticing enough, he also encourages me to chase down my dreams. And the chemistry between us? Hotter than the kitchen at Eli’s restaurant. But I still have a life a thousand miles away. One I’ve worked really hard to build. And I don’t know if I can just leave it all behind.I have to choose. A choice Eli doesn't make any easier by inviting me out to his cabin for a long weekend. Just the two of us. And one bed. I swear to God this southerner is out to charm the panties right off me. Just this once, I might let him...SOUTHERN CHARMER is a slow burn, standalone romance with no cheating. It’s the first book in the CHARLESTON HEAT series, set in Charleston, South Carolina.The books in the Charleston Heat series are interconnected standalone romances, and can be read in any order.SOUTHERN CHARMER: Eli and Olivia's storySOUTHERN PLAYER: Luke and Gracie's storySOUTHERN GENTLEMAN: Greyson and Julia's storySOUTHERN HEARTBREAKER: Ford and Eva's story

At the End of the Matinee

Bestselling author Keiichiro Hirano offers a timeless ode to love’s fragility and its resilience in this delicate, award-winning novel.Classical guitarist Satoshi Makino has toured the world and is at the height of his career when he first lays eyes on journalist Yoko Komine. Their bond forms instantly.Upon their first meeting, after Makino’s concert in Tokyo, they begin a conversation that will go on for years, with long spells of silence broken by powerful moments of connection. She’s drawn by Makino’s tender music and his sensitivity, and he is intrigued by Yoko’s refinement and intellect. But neither knows enough about love to see it blooming nor has the confidence to make the first move. Will their connection endure, weaving them back together like instruments in a symphony, or will fate lead them apart?Blending the harmonies of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nocturnes and the sensuality of Ian McEwan’s Enduring Love, At the End of the Matinee is an enchanting and thought-provoking love story.

Ariel, Always Enough (Iron Orchids Book 1)

It all started while I was off duty and a scream for help echoed through the night; my cop instincts kicked in.I raced toward the sound and found a woman lying in a parking lot. Among the broken glass and blood were vibrant red hair and piercing green eyes. For the first time, my heart skipped a beat.As a deputy, I see horrid things and then go on with my life. But this time, I couldn’t. I couldn’t get that woman out of my mind.For three months, I thought of her and wondered how she was doing.Then one night, while at an LEO fundraiser, I see her, and she was staring back at me.Ariel has had a tough life, and she has never had a man she could count on—until me. I want to be that man. But first, I have to convince her that I’m worth a chance at love.

Spine: A Collection of Twisted Tales

Listen closely. A creak, almost too light to be heard…was it the shifting of an old house, or footsteps down the hallway? Breathe softly, and strain to hear through the silence. That breeze against your neck might be a draught, or an open window.Slip into the pages of SPINE and you’ll be persuaded to leave the lights on and door firmly bolted. From Steven Jenkins, bestselling author of FOURTEEN DAYS and BURN THE DEAD, this horror collection of eight stories go beyond the realm of terror to an entirely different kind of creepiness. Beneath innocent appearances lurk twisted minds and scary monsters, from soft scratches behind the wall, to the paranoia of walking through a crowd and knowing that every single eye is locked on you. In this world, voices lure lost souls to the cliff’s edge and illicit drugs offer glimpses of things few should see. Scientists tamper with the afterlife, and the strange happenings at a nursing home are not what they first seem. So don’t let that groan from the closet fool you. The monster is hiding right where you least expect it.

Teenage Killer: Novel (An Electrifying Horror Thriller)

Welcome to Brockton, New Jersey, a peaceful seashore town where nothing truly terrifying ever happened until now.After being cyberbullied for his entire senior year of high school by three of his former friends, eighteen-year-old Terrence Marshall, a loner, an outcast, snaps! One night while high on hallucinogenic mushrooms and PCP Terrence seeks his cyberbullies out. Once he locates them, he murders all three of his former friends in a barbaric manner with a hatchet.But in the aftermath of this unspeakable crime, the questions becomes, “Would Terrence have gone after his former friends on his own? Or did the mysterious Dark Man, who might or might not exist, put the hatchet in his hand?”This is what Terrence’s family longs to find out, as well as the entire country. The heinous murders become one of the biggest stories reported by the U.S. media since the Virginia Tech shooting and Columbine. ----------------------------------------Teenage Killer- Horror/Suspense/Thriller eBookCategories:HorrorSuspenseThrillerGothicCrime FictionMurderRevengePsychological HorrorSuspense HorrorSupernaturalParanormalDrugsDarkScaryDisturbingCreepy

The Great Gatsby

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Recruit (The United Federation Marine Corps Book 1)

Desperate to escape a life of poverty on his desolate home planet, Ryck Lysander enlists in the United Federation Marine Corps, hoping to make a better future for himself. However, Ryck soon discovers that the Corps is more than a means of escaping his former life as he is pushed beyond the very limits of his strength and willpower. From bootcamp brawls to skirmishes with galactic pirates, Ryck's new life presents him with unimaginable adventures and forces him to prove his mettle as he forges his new identity and fights to earn his place as one of the Brotherhood of Marines.

The Girl Who Sees (Sasha Urban Series Book 1)

I'm an illusionist, not a psychic.Going on TV is supposed to advance my career, but things go wrong.Like vampires and zombies kind of wrong.My name is Sasha Urban, and this is how I learned what I am.

The Wright Brother: A Billionaire Romance (Wright series Book 1)

A billionaire contemporary romance stand alone from USA Today bestselling author K.A. Linde…I'd dated his brother.He didn’t remember and I wish I could forget.I may have sworn off the Wright family a long time ago. But when I returned home, Jensen Wright crashed into my life with the confidence of a billionaire CEO and the sex appeal of a god. Even I couldn’t resist our charged chemistry, or the way he fit into my life like a missing puzzle piece.Too bad he’d forgotten the one thing that could destroy us.Because Jensen Wright doesn’t share. Not with anyone. And if his brother finds out, this could all go down in flames.When it all was said and done, was he the Wright brother?

Inferno: Werewolf Romance (Smokey Falls Wolves Book 1)

When werewolf Juliet goes on a camping trip with her human girlfriends, the last thing she wants to run into is a group of male wolves on the prowl for mates. She’s been acclimating herself into the human world just to avoid the cocky-as-all-get-out type of men who break her heart. But when she meets Roman, her life without a true mate is about to change. 
Roman is the alpha of his pack, and with pressure from all sides, he’s in search of a mate who can handle the challenge of a strong leader. When he finds her in Juliet, he discovers the very woman who can steal his heart and help lead a pack is also the kind who will challenge him in ways that could cost one or both of them their lives.*This is an expanded and revised version of V. Vaughn's previously published book, Bite My Sass written in Milly Taiden's Sassy Mates World and was formerly titles Stand by Your Wolf.

No Home Like Nantucket (A Sweet Island Inn Book 1)

Nantucket was her paradise—until reality came barging in.Mae Benson was happy—a beloved wife, beloved mother, beloved neighbor. But even she wasn’t ready for the tragedy looming around the corner.The accident that claims her husband’s life rocks the whole family. And it’s not the only thing stirring up trouble.Mae’s oldest, Eliza, is facing an unexpected pregnancy with a fiancé she no longer wants to be with.Her daughter Holly is caught in a marriage on the rocks.Headstrong daughter Sara is reeling in the throes of a forbidden workplace romance.And her youngest son, Brent, is drowning in sorrow and guilt after his father’s passing.Take a trip to Nantucket’s Sweet Island Inn and follow along as Mae Benson and her children face the hardest summer of their lives.Love, loss, heartbreak, hope—it’s all here and more. Can Mae find a way to bring herself and her family to the light at the end of the tunnel? Or will her grief be too much to overcome?Find out in NO HOME LIKE NANTUCKET.

Finding You (The Holt Family Book 1)

Finding You is a heart-wrenching, suspenseful story about one woman and her faith in true love. Due to adult themes, this book is not recommended for anyone under the age of 18.Heat level: 3.5Tissue consumption level: 1 boxShe didn't see this one coming. Samantha Holt had the perfect relationship--until one day she didn't. For a woman with psychic abilities, she definitely missed the important signs leading to her boyfriend's tragic accident. One day she is blissfully happy; the next, her world is turned upside down.It takes two interminable years to rebuild her life, and despite a new love interest, she can't rest until she learns the truth. Her persistent inner voice won't stop until she takes a trip to the city where all her romantic dreams were so ruthlessly crushed Could a stranger be the key to discovering the answers she needs to move forward? A chance encounter makes Samantha question what really happened that day so long ago. Forced to delve into the mystery of her soulmate's disappearance or accept the new love that life has offered her, Samantha faces a difficult decision.

His Heart's Guardian Angel: An Inspirational Historical Romance Book

When nineteen-year-old Becky Adams boards a train, leaving behind everything she's ever known to marry a stranger, she's aware of the risk involved. The moment she discovers that her fiancé is not the well-respected business owner she'd been expecting, she decides to get away from him. She has to escape, before saying the two words that will sentence her to a life of fear and regret. Running away from the church on the nearest available horse, Becky gallops away for her safety. Hoping to track down an old friend, Emma, who lives in a nearby town, Becky unexpectedly runs into a wounded man. Exhausted but eager to help, she rushes him to the nearest doctor. It isn't until the light of day that she realizes that the person she just saved is none other than Emma's brother, the man she'd always dreamt of marrying. Could love be an option for her after all, or will she have to accept her miserable fate without complaint?Jack and his sister have always longed to start their own cattle ranch in the West. However, their dreams fall apart when he is attacked by wandering outlaws, who abandon him penniless and severely injured. As he falls in and out of consciousness, a guardian angel comes to his aid. Jack will be stunned to learn the true identity of his savior, who is none other than Becky. He never thought he'd see her again, and he certainly isn't prepared to face the beauty she's become. The rancher finds himself tongue-tied in her presence, feeling lost in his strong emotions. Regardless, love will have to wait as he has a ranch to run, and a lost fortune to rebuild. How can he possibly repay her after she saved his life?Becky and Jack become closer as they work side by side and their affection for one another grows, as they are learning to live on the unforgiving land. When Becky's ex-fiancé tracks her down, looking for revenge, Jack knows this is his chance to repay the debt. Fate meant for Becky and Jack to reunite, making the idea of continuing on without each other unbearable. Will it be too late for Jack to win over Becky or will his devotion to her prevail?"His Heart's Guardian Angel" is a historical romance novel of approximately 60,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.

Hiding (PAVAD- FBI Romantic Suspense Book 16)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ADVENTURE. DANGER. EXCITEMENT. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ PAVAD Internal Affairs Supervisor Kyra Dillon has had enough adventure in her life lately--and has the bullet scar on her temple to prove it. But she'd go through all that hell again if it meant never returning to her hometown--Value, Texas. Population 897.Agent Camden Lake, with PAVAD's Runaway & Endangered Youth unit, is used to going non-stop from one case to another. Danger and adventure are all that keep him from remembering the little sister he couldn't keep safe years ago.His sister is Barratt County, Texas's only open missing child case to this day. Cam had spent most of the twenty years since her disappearance protecting those who needed him.It is why he'd joined the FBI in the first place. Why he's taken the PAVAD assignment and left his Texas home behind.Back in town for an FBI conference, Cam had every intention of relaxing for a while, and visiting with his family for a few days in Barrattville.​ ★  SHE NEEDS HIM NOW.  ★​Until colleague Kyra Dillon sent up a distress signal. From Value. Only fifty miles away.Cam is a natural born protector; and Kyra needs protecting. It is as simple as that for him. Something about the woman's quiet confidence and manner gets under Cam's skin quick. Now there isn't anything he won't do to keep her safe. Even if it means taking Kyra and running from killers on her heels.They'll keep running, until they know just what little Value, Texas is HIDING.◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆Don't miss other PAVAD titles: Beginning, Waiting, Watching, Wanting, Second Chances, Hunting, Redeeming, Running, Revealing, Stalking, Ghosting, Burning, Gathering, Falling, Hiding & Seeking. ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆

Good Girl: A Rockstar Romance (Wicked Book 1)

Haley’s job is to keep rockstar Jax Jamieson out of trouble…Not to fall for him.I was hired to work for a legend. Instead, I’m being seduced by a man.When I took an internship on rock god Jax Jamieson’s tour, I never thought he’d look twice at me. He’s older, cocky, jaded and nothing like the college guys I’m used to.  He’s gorgeous, rich, talented, and the biggest rockstar in the world.Too bad I rubbed him the wrong way on day one. Now he takes divine pleasure in making my life hell. During soundcheck. On the road. At the hotel after shows.I need this job for reasons he can never know. That’s why I have to be cool under that smoldering gaze and arrogant grin. The bigger problem is when the cynicism slips away, exposing the cracks beneath. When he lets his guard down to tell me things he hasn’t told a soul.Because a million women might scream his name...But he whispers mine.GOOD GIRL is book 1 in the enthralling, emotional bestselling rockstar romance series WICKED. Start reading now--you'll be desperate to binge Jax and Haley's epic completed story!★★★★★ "Hot damn, this series is amazing. Funny, sweet, raw, emotional and freaking hot!" -Debbie★★★★★ "Piper Lawson takes the rock star trope to a whole new level." -Dawn★★★★★ "An all consuming love story that is sure to leave you a little dazed and crazed." -Catherine★★★★★ "One word to describe this series: HOOKED." -Danielle, Short and Sassy★★★★★ "If you love rock star romances...this series is a must!!" -KaraLee★★★★★ "I'm an emotional wreck." -Pam★★★★★ "Binge reading at its finest." -Always Write★★★★★ "There aren't enough words to describe this series: amazing, romantic, emotional, enthralling. All I know is that I couldn't stop reading." -Helen

Dragon Song

Faith is furious with her parents when they force her to move from Portland to some Podunk town in Eastern Oregon. No malls, no movie theatres, not even a bowling alley. They don’t even have a close neighbor. She knows none of her friends will ever want to visit her here. But the hiking trails aren’t bad, so she stocks her backpack and takes off to fume alone for the day.Headstrong Aeson made a huge mistake. New to shifting forms, he lost control and took a bad fall, breaking his wrist and ankle. Naked and alone, too far from his clan to seek help, he knows his odds of surviving are low. Until a young human female shows up. All his life Aeson has considered humans the enemy. Can he afford to trust Faith? Can he afford not to?

The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn (The Apprentice Series Book 1)

Nigel’s easy life crumbled with the plunk of a painted arrow into his father's chest. Alone on the prairie, his choice is work or starve—apprentice on a mule-train or an orphanage. Which is worse?When his family falls victim of a brutal Comanche attack, Nigel's life changed forever. While he escaped the slaughter, the rest of his loved ones didn’t. Plump, spoiled, and lazy, the preacher's son finds himself alone, struggling to survive on the wild frontier.When Pascal, leader of a mule train, stumbles upon the smoking wagons, he offers Nigel a ride in exchange for hard labor. With little choice, Nigel accepts the promise of food and shelter for work. At 13, he believes cooking is a woman’s work—it’s his sisters’ job. Pascal, a defrocked priest, solves the problem, and makes Nigel the cook’s helper. Spurred onward by his desire to avenge his murdered family, he endures grueling days and countless painful lessons.One lesson is to learn to understand another man’s life. Pascal leaves Nigel with the Cheyenne people to learn their ways and become a man. Can Nigel survive long enough to find justice for his lost family or will the Wild West claim yet another victim? The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn is the first dramatic story in the Apprentice series of coming-of-age westerns. If you like rich descriptions, multidimensional characters, and tales bringing history to life, you’ll love Frank Kelso’s coming-of-age novel set in 1853 Texas .Buy The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn to journey through the old West.

Nineteen Seventy: A New Orleans Witches Family Saga (The Seven Book 1)

One of the seven will die. There's nothing they can do to stop it.“You definitely will not want to miss this one!”“Seriously one of the best books I have read.”“Exceeded every single one of my expectations.”“The way the story unravels and weaves through the lives of the family was remarkable.”“These characters are so complex yet so relatable that you will fall in love with them all.”“I will never forget a single moment.”“Mrs. Cradit has a way with words that will leave you wanting to read more.”"I absolutely love this entire series."“That ending tho!!!”1970. New Orleans. The seven Deschanel siblings live with their long-suffering mother in an historic Garden District mansion. Each of them unique. Each of them born with a gift. In some cases, a gift they wish they could give back.When August Deschanel died, he left his wife, Irish Colleen, with more than seven children to raise. She inherited a job she was never prepared for: bringing up his heirs in a world she doesn't understand. She'd never seen true magic, not before marrying into the most prominent-and mysterious-family in New Orleans. Now, she can't escape it.Irish Colleen knows a terrible secret. Her youngest, a prophet, has seen a future that is unavoidable: the Deschanels will not leave 1970 without losing one of the seven. She knows only that it will happen, but not when, how… or to whom.Charles, the playboy heir apparent. Augustus, the family fixer. Colleen, the unfailing pragmatist. Madeline, the bleeding heart. Evangeline, the genius. Maureen, the dreamer. Elizabeth, the tortured one.One of her children must die, and Irish Colleen can do nothing to stop it.Seven Siblings. Seven Years. Seven Spellbinding Novels.The Seven Series1970197219731974197519761980The Saga of Crimson & CloverA sprawling dynasty. An ancient bloodline. A world of magic and mayhem.Welcome to the Saga of Crimson & Clover, where all series within are linked but can be equally enjoyed on their own.Series ListThe House of Crimson & Clover Series: Dive into the secretive, ancient, powerful world of the Deschanels & Sullivans.The Midnight Dynasty Series: There's no place like home.Vampires of the Merovingi Series: From the ashes of the sorcerer kings rose an empire.The Seven Series: Seven siblings. Seven years. Seven spellbinding novels.Visit for the latest information, news, and updates.

The School Mistress (Emerson Pass Historicals Book 1)

An untested teacher. A wealthy benefactor. When their attraction becomes undeniable, will they open their hearts to each other?Colorado, 1910. Quinn Cooper can’t help feeling uneasy. But securing a job as a schoolmarm in a tiny frontier town was the only way to save her family from starvation back in Boston. And her nerves aren’t eased by a stray gunshot that spooks the sleigh horses, casting her into the snow… until she’s rescued by a handsome stranger.Lord Alexander Barnes knows better than to believe any pretty young woman would willingly become a mother to five children. But the lonely widower finds himself charmed by the lovely newcomer and her easy rapport with his offspring. And after his disgruntled nanny quits, his heart melts at the sight of her joyfully taking over the role.Determined to prove herself in the schoolhouse and as a governess, Quinn fears her near-poverty will prevent any possible courtship with the affluent Englishman. And between their age difference and prejudicial violence in the town, Lord Barnes is certain this second chance at happiness just cannot be.Will their love go unspoken, or will their persistence reward them with a lasting passion?The School Mistress is the delightful first book in the Emerson Pass Historicals sweet romance series. If you like gallant nobles, resilient heroines, and hints of mystery, then you’ll adore Tess Thompson’s Edwardian adventure in the Old West.Buy The School Mistress to study reading, writing, and happily ever after today!

An Unforeseen Love for the Stubborn Cowboy : A Western Historical Romance Book

She’s a woman on the run and he’s the aloof guide on the trail. They never seem to get along but their hearts always pound faster when they lock eyes. How will they let themselves love each other?Oregon Trail, 1860s.Ellie is a gentle young woman who must take care of her deaf younger brother after the sudden death of their parents. To avoid poverty and her unfortunate debts, she escapes on a wagon train on the Oregon Trail. Meeting Mark, the loner but witty guide of the party, causes her heart to pound faster. How can she cure his wounds and fears and show him that true love means when he’s just so detached?Mark is an excellent scout and a trail guide who has suffered the loss of love. He should stay focused and get the job done but when he sees Ellie in danger, he instinctively saves her. After that, they always seem to bump into each other, and they never stop bickering. How can he let his heart show him the way when he’s just too stubborn to love again?Life on the trail is challenging and filled with pain, poverty and loss. When Ellie is discovered to own money and her brother is in peril, party members will threaten them. How will Mark save the woman that stole his heart when the two always hit walls instead of breaking them down?"An Unforeseen Love for the Stubborn Cowboy" is a stand-alone Western Historical Romance book with no cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after. Buy it now to discover Ellie's romantic and empowering story in the Old West today!Thank you!Get this Book FREE With Kindle Unlimited!

Evensong (Meratis Trilogy Book 1)

Jeff Powell is in over his head.He has a deadline to meet, an agent to satisfy, a barista to impress, and now, to top it all off, he's stuck in the world of his bestselling fantasy series.A world, it turns out, that doesn't even like him. Instead of deadlines, he's got dragons.Instead of an impatient agent, he's got characters who hate him.The girl of his dreams? Well, at least that's one less thing to worry about if he can't find his way home.He thought he knew his story inside and out, but as a growing evil closes in on the world he created, he'll learn just how deadly a fantasy can be.If you love stories about imagination and courage, of friendships and sacrifice, you'll love Evensong, the first book of the Andvell saga.Get it now.

The Alpha's Concubine (Romantic Shifter Fantasy) (The Moon People Book 1)

Taken from her people. Claimed by an alpha. Forced into a new life. In a time before tools of metal and houses of wood, tooth and claw rule the wild places of the world.The Moon People have been enemies to Netya's kind for as long as the stars can remember. They are monsters, demons, men and women who take the shapes of beasts. The murderers of her father. An outsider taken as a prize by the pack, Netya must overcome suspicion, rivalry, and the division of her own heart as she grows to realise that monsters wear many different faces. Among the Moon People she uncovers the potential of a life she never knew existed. The chance for a woman to become something more than a prize, or a mother, or a concubine. But as the alpha and others vie for her heart, the powerful huntress Vaya seeks to purge Netya from her pack. Before Netya can decide where she belongs, she must endure the trials of love, hatred, and heartbreak. The girl taken as a trophy must become a woman.170,700 words in length. Contains explicit sexual content.

Enemies With Benefits: An Enemies-to-Lovers Romance (Loveless Brothers Book 1)

I don’t love him. I don’t even like him.I just want him.Eli Loveless was my nemesis from the first day of kindergarten until we graduated high school. Everything I did, he had to do better - and vice versa. The day he left town was the best day of my life.Ten years later, the day he came back was the worst.Now he’s my co-worker.Grown-up Eli Loveless is sexy as sin. He’s hotter than asphalt in the summer. The irritating kid I once knew is gone, and he’s been replaced by a man with green eyes, perfect abs, and a cocky smile.It’s bad that I want him.It’s worse that he wants me back.There are looks. There are smirks. There are smiles that make my panties burst into flame.And then there’s a shared kiss that leads to the hottest night of my life.This is no office romance. This is a five-alarm fire.What’s a girl to do when the man I can’t stand is the one I can’t stop lusting after?Enter into a friends-with-benefits agreement, of course.No dates. No relationship. Just blisteringly hot sex, because if there’s one person I could never fall for, it’s Eli....right?

Mist At The Beach House (Beach House Mysteries Book 1)

Murder, Mermaids Legends, & a Kitten from the Mist.Morgan Seaver returns to her family home on Pearl Island, expecting a warm welcome. Instead, she finds her aunt has been murdered, and accusing fingers are pointing her way.Soon she finds more than a murder needs to be solved. Her family has a history with the island, one that she is finding brings the legends of mermaids and her ancestors to the present. She must solve the murder to clear herself and come to terms with a past that has a hold of her future.Start reading A Beach House Mystery with book 1 of 6.

Rites of Passage (The Rites Trilogy Book 1)

The modern world is full of magic for everyone…...well, almost everyone.Being the new guy is hard enough, but sixteen year old Cassius is stuck with no car, no girl, and magic that breaks whenever he tries to use it.His luck begins to turn when he sets his sights on righting an old wrong, but when he exposes a deeper evil......innocents die.Can he master his magic before death claims another victim?Will he ever find someone worth fighting for?And about that car…Find out now!

Pengarron Land (The Pengarron Sagas Book 1)

Amidst the rugged beauty of eighteenth-century Cornwall, a sweeping novel of hope and heartbreak.Kerensa Trelynne is overjoyed to be marrying her childhood sweetheart, Clem Trenchard, even though it will be a wrench to leave the idyllic cove and tumbledown cottage she shares with her grandfather, Old Tom.But when local landowner Sir Oliver Pengarron sets his sights on their home, everything changes. Old Tom dashes all of Kerensa’s hopes when he agrees to sell Trelynne Cove on one fateful condition – Sir Oliver must marry his granddaughter.As her life is turned upside down and her future thrown into turmoil, Kerensa comes to realise that true love is far more complex than childhood romance.The first instalment of the Pengarron Sagas, perfect for fans of Poldark.

Moon Kissed: Wolves of Midnight Bundle

Dive into five full-length novels full of kick-ass heroines and the sexy wolves who love them. From fated mates and enemies-to-lovers to heart-pounding adventures starring shifters, vampires, and witches, this paranormal box set will leave you breathless and anxious for more.Contents:Half Wolf by Aimee Easterling - When half-shifter Fen is cast out of her home pack, she and an unlikely ally are forced to shore up her waning power in an effort to save half-breeds everywhere.Lost Wolf by Stacy Claflin - Victoria is troubled by a secret that already killed her once. Can she unravel the mystery surrounding the sexy alpha before it kills her again?Descendant by S.M. Gaither - Infected by a werewolf bite, Alex is plunged into a supernatural war — and discovers her family’s bloodline holds the key to saving the world.A Shifter's Curse by Raven Steele and Ava Mason - With a dagger in her boot and blades in her bra, Briar's only goal is to kill the Alpha responsible for the destruction of her entire family. But she soon discovers the only way to get close enough to kill him is to join his pack.Tattered Loyalties by Carrie Ann Ryan - Pack Alpha Gideon must take a mate — except the one destined to be his is a woman whom he shouldn’t desire…the submissive wolf daughter of his rival Pack.Don’t miss these exciting worlds from six New York Times, USA Today, and national bestselling authors!

A Tale of Two Cities

Novel by Charles Dickens, published both serially and in book form in 1859. The story is set in the late 18th century against the background of the French Revolution. Although Dickens borrowed from Thomas Carlyle's history, The French Revolution, for his sprawling tale of London and revolutionary Paris, the novel offers more drama than accuracy. The scenes of large-scale mob violence are especially vivid, if superficial in historical understanding. The complex plot involves Sydney Carton's sacrifice of his own life on behalf of his friends Charles Darnay and Lucie Manette. While political events drive the story, Dickens takes a decidedly antipolitical tone, lambasting both aristocratic tyranny and revolutionary excess--the latter memorably caricatured in Madame Defarge, who knits beside the guillotine. The book is perhaps best known for its opening lines, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," and for Carton's last speech, in which he says of his replacing Darnay in a prison cell, "It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known." -- The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature

Ice-Cold Death: An Oona Goodlight Magic and Murder Mystery, book one

Murder and dark magic aren't even the worst of it. Oona Goodlight just wants to get through hockey practice, but a dead body on the ice means practice is canceled. A secret psychic and empath, she is shocked by the brutal death and shocked again when she witnesses the murder—and the killer—in a vision. When a wizard investigator asks her to use her psychic abilities to find the murderer, she’s pulled into a battle she never wanted to fight against a grudge-holding foe who’s waited a long time to see her dead. If Harry Potter and Kinsey Millhone had a love child, she would be Oona Goodlight—wicked smart, a bit of a loner, and relentless on the hunt. If you like the perfect combination of murder mystery and the paranormal blended with a dash of romance, you’ll love this new series. Scroll up to one-click your copy and start reading today!

99 Nightingale Lane: Enthralling historical fiction set in the drawing rooms of Georgian London and the colourful streets of India. (The Nightingale Lane Book 1)

London, Christmas 1914Nineteen-year-old Carrie Dobbs has a secret. When her parents discover her condition, Carrie's mother, Florrie takes matters into her own hands and arranges a marriage with Arnold Bateman to get Carrie out of Whitechapel and away from the gossips. He is a man Carrie could never love, the opposite of Johan, the young man she adores. Arnold has been posted to India and expects her to go with him and be the wife he needs to further his promotion and position in the army. India is a country she only knows from an atlas and she is terrified she will never see her family and her beloved best friend, Pearl again. Feeling she has no choice, she travels to India with a heavy heart, wondering if she will ever return to the place she calls home. India is a mystery to her, but this strange and vibrant country gets under her skin, and when someone she admires from afar is kind to her, Carrie wonders if she will find love again. Read Carrie's heart-rending story in the first part of 99 Nightingale Lane and fall in love!Join Carrie as she continues her spell-binding journey into love and independence, and discover what happens when she makes a decision that will change all their lives!What readers are saying about 99 Nightingale Lane...What a gorgeous story. The writing is beautiful and the storytelling is lyrical. I was captured from page one.When I read a book - it's all about the characters, and 99 Nightingale Lane has multi-dimensional characters that will stay with you long after you've read the last page. I rooted for them and I cried with them.I was absolutely captivated by the heroine. She's strong and brave despite every reason not to be.The author takes you from the drawing rooms in London to the teeming streets of Bombay. The writing is so deliciously descriptive I was transported.If you love stories about women who overcome odds, and if you're looking for the next book to take you away - this is the one. Amazon ReviewerI loved the Dickensian tone to this page-turning story of romance and tragedy in India, an historical novel depicting class, race, and betrayal. Carrie Dobbs is a heroine from whom the reader can learn about resilience, grit and forgiveness. Highly recommend! Amazon Reviewer99 Nightingale Lane…historical fiction and historical romance to capture your heart!

Immortal Ops Books 1-4

Paranormal Shifter Military Special Ops RomanceBooks 1-4 in the Immortal Ops Series!Contains:Immortal OpsCritical IntelligenceRadar DeceptionStrategic VulnerabilityImmortal OpsImmortal Ops Team Captain Lukian Vlakhusha is having issues with his newest target, Peren Matthews. His higher-ups want her eliminated. He simply wants her. The alpha side of him demands he claim her—that is, if she’ll have him. After all, he’s what she fears most—a wolf shifter. But there is more to Peren than even she’s aware of and the enemy is closer than anyone imagined.Critical IntelligenceRoi Majors, wolf-shifter and second in command of the I-Ops, is having a hard time believing that Intel can only get half the information needed to bring down an underground ring of vampires with big-spending backers who are hell-bent on creating a race of supernaturals with multiple strands of DNA in them. When he finds himself paired with the one woman in the world who seems immune to his self-proclaimed charms, he can’t wait to see her to safety and then bid her good riddance. He never counted on falling in love with her. And he sure in the hell never counted on her claiming to be an agent with a branch of the government no human should know about.Radar DeceptionDr. Thaddeus Green survived a werepanther attack long ago, leaving him immortal and a member of the I-Ops team. He’s dedicated his life to genetics and to serving his country. After his mutated DNA led to the death of his loved one, he vowed to never let anyone close to his heart again. Try as he might, Green is unable to stop the mystical pull to the tall, leggy blonde with a sharp tongue and an even worse bite. Thinking Melanie is suffering from mating withdrawal, Green is prepared to do what he must to assure her survival, even if it means claiming her for himself, regardless of his need to protect his heart. Little does Green know that fate has been preparing him for Melanie Daly all his unnaturally long life.Strategic VulnerabilityHeld prisoner in a remote testing facility in the middle of the Brazilian rain forest, subjected to torture and abuse, shape-shifter and alpha male Wilson Rousseau has long since given up hope of being rescued. Days blend together until he can’t help but long for death. Saved from his isolated hell by a female’s distress call, he feels an instant connection to her.Kimberly thought she was taking a trip to South America to study indigenous plant life. She had no idea she was playing into the hands of a madman whose goal is to create a genetically altered army of super-soldiers. When she finds herself locked in a cell with Wilson, a man who would give his life to save hers, there is an instant attraction. But the dark secrets surrounding their imprisonment may change their lives forever. Can they find a way to beat the odds and be together, or will the madman win?

Hearts on Fire: A St. Caroline Small Town Romance (St. Caroline Series Book 2)

THIS SWEET FIREFIGHTER ROMANCE WILL MELT YOUR HEART ... Becca Trevor’s life is falling apart. She’s lost her job, her boyfriend’s in jail, and her mother’s quilt shop has just caught fire — with her in it. To make matters worse, town golden boy Jack Wolfe has returned — looking better than ever … but can their budding relationship survive the secret Becca’s been keeping for years?TOP PICK ROMANCE—Romance Times Book Review—"Julia Gabriel does an amazing job with this devastatingly heartbreaking love story."Becca never intended to come back to pretty little St. Caroline, Maryland and her family's quilt shop. Growing up, she was the wild child … and the black sheep of the family … and the girl who couldn’t get anything right. And she definitely never intended to see Jack Wolfe again. Those fifteen minutes she’d spent with him at a graduation party seven years ago? Unforgettable—for a whole lot of reasons.Jack was the golden boy of St. Caroline. Smart, Ivy League-educated, law school-bound. He’s home from California for a family emergency, a situation that would not be improved by the news that he’s not the hotshot corporate attorney everyone thinks he is. If he can keep his real job a secret until the end of summer, he’ll still be golden and no one else will be the wiser. But Becca has an even bigger secret of her own ... one that will change Jack's life forever ... The St. Caroline SeriesCome to the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the 300-year-old town of St. Caroline, Maryland. Meet the Trevor family—Michelle, Dan, Becca, Charlotte, Natalie, Cassidy and Lauren—and their popular quilt shop, Quilt Therapy. Across town, the men of the Wolfe family have been the backbone of the St. Caroline fire department for generations—and Tim, Jack, Matt and Oliver are continuing the tradition.The St. Caroline Series features emotional stories with relatable characters you'll fall in love with, true-to-life problems and triumphs, and sweetly sexy romance that leads to a happy ever after. Book 1: Hearts on Fire (Jack and Becca)Book 2: Two of Hearts (Matt and Cassidy)Book 3: This Reminds Me of Us (Serena and Oliver)Book 4: When We Believed in Forever (coming 2020)

Hired Gun (Dexter O'Kane Mystery/Thriller/Crime Series Book 1)

The debut rip-roaring, high-octane, and Missouri-sized crime series from Ryan J. Pelton, featuring newbie assassins Dexter O’Kane and John Wood.Six months earlier, Dexter O’Kane buries his wife and child after a tragic car accident. While he mourns the loss of his family and hangs onto the threads of a failing antique collecting business. Dexter and his best friend John Wood witness a murder in their hometown of LeClaire, Missouri.The local police of LeClaire aren’t able to stop the serial killer as bodies pile up. In a chance encounter with a mysterious woman, Dexter and John are offered a business opportunity, which requires taking matters into their own hands. Amidst losing his reason for living, Dexter must discover a new normal. He must find a part of himself laying dormant. Will Dexter be able to walk the line of love, loss, and suffering, while stopping a killer… or die trying? Hired Gun is chockful of mystery, laughs, heart, and butt-kicking adventure. Dexter and John are a welcomed duo into the canon of crime novels.  For fans of Joe R. Lansdale (Hap and Leonard), Elmore Leonard (Raylan Givens- Justified), Craig Johnson (Longmire).What are others saying?"Warning… when starting this book make sure you don’t have anywhere you need to be or anything you need to do because you won’t want to stop reading until you’ve finished it all." -Jackie Bryant (Indie Book Reviewers)The Dexter O’Kane Mystery/Thriller/Crime series in order. The books can also be read as stand-alone stories:Hired Gun #1Stranger Danger #2Color Blind #3First Blood #4L.A. Dreams #5

Fear of Falling: An uplifting tale of hope and persistence (Secrets in the Snow Book 1)

Some dreams should be stronger than our fearsFiona Easton is a contradiction - a ski instructor who's scared of heights, and a passionate woman who's afraid of intimacy.But a lost child, an approaching blizzard and a legendary Scot force her to face her fears, and re-examine her dreams. Dreams which are hanging by a cobweb-thin thread...:: Fear of Falling is the first novella from the Secrets in the Snow series about a Scottish snowsports school. Previously released as book 2, this 2020 edition has been extensively rewritten and extended.SECRETS IN THE SNOW:Fear of Falling (Book 1)My Snowy Valentine (Book 2)The Racer Trials (Book 3)Snow Blind (Book 4)Weathering the Storm (Book 5)Winter Arrives (Book 6) - prequelSkiing with Santa (Book 7) - short storyA Dream for Hogmanay (Book 8) - short storyThe Snow Patrol (Book 9) - short storyFORMATS AND TRANSLATIONS:Because it is set in Scotland, Fear of Falling is written using British English spelling and grammar. It is available in ebook and print.A Dutch translation, Vang me op, will be available soon.

Mafia Captive (Mafia MA(C)nage Trilogy Book 1)

Two darkly domineering alpha males.One sets my body on fire.The other makes me tremble.And they swear they won't let me go. My ordinary life as a college sophomore becomes extraordinary when Joseph storms into my world and sweeps me off my feet. Our intense connection seems too impossible to be real, like a wonderful dream. Until it becomes a nightmare. Drugged. Kidnapped. When I wake up, I find myself trapped in the arms of the man who was supposed to be my fierce protector. My sweet first love is a criminal, the son of a powerful mafia boss. And his best friend Marco--the terrifying, heavily-muscled man who abducted me--is a brutal enforcer. They say they can't let me go, or their enemies might hurt me. Despite everything, my heart still belongs to Joseph, and I can't help surrendering to the fiery chemistry between us. Marco's rigid rules infuriate me, but his steady onyx stare and stern orders make something darker than anger burn low in my belly. They swear they've kidnapped me for my own protection, but will staying close to my alluring criminal captors put me in more danger than ever? Note: An earlier version of this story was released under the title The Dom. It has been edited and expanded as Mafia Captive (Mafia Ménage Trilogy, Book 1).


*Professionally edited as of April 2021If you were to find yourself at the edge of a dying world with a lingering sense of reality, would you simply fade into the nothingness or would you fight for everything you hold dear? This assertive question is at the heart of the thought-provoking book Ubiety, for this abstract book was designed to help people emerge into reality and find the truth whilst questioning both what could and should be.Join Adam in a whirlwind of past and present madness, diving into the many mysteries which will uncover bittersweet secrets to see if he can save his fate and somehow put the chaos set in his mind at rest. However, be aware, this will certainly not be an easy read but remember that some of the greatest fortunes lie on the darkest paths.

The Blight and the Blarney - Part 1 - The Story (Tales of Flynn and Reilly)

Whatever it takes to stop your family from starvingIs it time for the great Michael Flynn to take his family in search of a better life?The opening to The Tales of Flynn and Reilly - if you like historical fiction, then this is for youIreland has suffered from potato blight since 1845. Friends and neighbours have died, been evicted or given up what little land they have in search of alms. Michael Flynn is one of the lucky ones. His landlord has offered support. Michael and his family have done all they can to help their immediate household, but as the famine and its aftermath continue, have their efforts been enough?With the weakening brought about by hunger, there are some things he is powerless to protect his family from. Is it time for the great Michael Flynn to take his family in search of a better life?Download now to find out

Unexpected Love For The Lonesome Sheriff: A Clean Western Historical Romance Novel

Having grown up in an abusive household, Josie has completely written off the idea of ever getting married. All she cares about is ensuring the safety and security of her little sister, Mary.An orphan passed from home to home throughout his childhood, Boone has finally found some stability for himself as sheriff of his small Wyoming town. But he’s still searching for the perfect family.When Josie’s father lays a hand on Mary, that’s all the motivation Josie needs to answer an ad from a rancher looking for a mail-order bride. She isn’t interested in getting married – which turns out for the best when she arrives with Mary in town to find he’s already taken a wife. Boone is well-liked around town and even has the outlaws in the area under control, but he hasn’t met anyone he’d like to settle down with. His friends say he’s too picky, but he’s just waiting for the right person. Hearing Josie’s plight, friendly, accommodating Boone offers her work and a place to stay, but she’s hesitant to trust him after what she’s been through. Without any other options, though, she reluctantly agrees. Will Boone be just what she needs to learn that not all men are like her father? Can she help Boone understand that no relationship will ever be as perfect as he expects? And will they be able to work together when Josie loses the most important part of her life?If you like fast-paced clean romance and action-packed stories, you won't be able to put down this addictive Novel by Ember Pierce."Unexpected Love For The Lonesome Sheriff" is a stand-alone Western Historical Romance Novel of approximately 500 pages. Get this Book FREE With Kindle Unlimited!

The Gathering: Wilde Grove Book 1

The veil between the worlds is shredding. The old goddesses are calling. Erin inherits a cottage in a remote village from a grandmother she's never met. Considering how much she longs to get away from the unexciting life stretching out in front of her, this might be a dream come true.Except that it's a village full of witches and Druids practising an ancient religion passed down through the centuries, and the priestess leading it is the calm, uncanny death worker Morghan Wilde.Life is different in Wilde Grove, with ownership of the cottage coming with a non-negotiable condition, and it's one Erin's not sure she can meet, or even if she should. She must choose to believe in the unbelievable - and then learn how to do magic too. Only then will she be able to claim her inheritance.It's an inheritance that is so much more than a cottage in the woods.Coming from a world that doesn't believe in magic, can she change her mind in time to claim her true identity and begin walking the path of her ancient ancestors?The Gathering is the first book in Katherine Genet's new Wilde Grove mythic fiction series. If you like mythology, real-life witchcraft, and have ever wondered what's behind the veil to the Otherworld, you'll love the Wilde Grove books. Book 2 is available on preorder and will be released February 15th.Step into a world of magic today!

The Iron Horse: A Faraday Novel

The race is on to span the continent with steel rails—and someone is willing to do anything to stop it, even if it means spilling rivers of innocent blood!Matthew Faraday is president of the Faraday Security Service, a detective agency specializing in work for the ever-expanding railroad empires. Hired to find out who is stirring up the Sioux and sabotaging the Kansas Pacific line as it builds westward, Faraday sends tough young agent Daniel Britten to the railhead, where he finds himself embroiled with surveyors, track layers, buffalo hunters, and a pair of beautiful young women. But there’s a killer stalking the railhead as well, and not only the fate of the railroad but also Britten’s very life depends on him uncovering the truth.An epic Western adventure full of historical sweep and gun-blazing action.

A Tangled Summer (The Summerstoke Trilogy)

A TALE OF BARLEY, BLACKBERRIES AND SOME VERY BAD BEHAVIOUR.'A wonderful, witty read' – Woman’s WeeklyIn the West Country village of Summerstoke, the family at Marsh Farm are too preoccupied with living their lives to notice the farm sliding into ruin.Charlie Tucker, dreaming of victory in a motocross race and flirting with the local barmaid, is unaware of the danger the farm is in; while little sister Alison, busy with her A levels, is determined to dispense with her virginity before the end of the summer and falls for the enigmatic biker, Al. Their brother Stephen is hopelessly in love with the star of the local am-dram society, while mother Jenny dreams of escaping to Weston-super-Mare in the arms of the local vet.Fed up with watching her family squander their birthright, septuagenarian grandmother Elsie – the only Tucker with a lover – issues an ultimatum: either her grandsons find brides by the end of the year, or they lose their share of the farm. And that’s only half the problem...Up on the hill in Summerstoke House, the land-grabbing, unscrupulous, Hugh and Veronica (call-me-Vee) Lester watch the demise of Marsh Farm with undisguised pleasure. If they can get the Tuckers turfed off the land, their dreams of owning a bigger stud farm will become a reality.And at Summerstoke Manor, in the heart of the village, live the three elderly Miss Merfields and their ancient nanny, with nothing better to do than pull strings and watch.A Tangled Summer is the first in the bestselling Summerstoke Trilogy.

Frostborn: The Gray Knight (Frostborn #1)

From the author of DEMONSOULED and THE GHOSTS, here is a new epic fantasy of high adventure, heroism, and daring deeds.A thousand years ago, the last grandson of Arthur Pendragon led the survivors of Britain through a magical gate to a new world, a world of magic and high elves, of orcs and kobolds and stranger, darker creatures. Now the descendants of the exiles rule a mighty kingdom, peaceful and prosperous under the rule of the High King. But a shadow threatens to devour the kingdom. RIDMARK ARBAN was once a Swordbearer, a knight of renown. Now he is a branded outcast, stripped of his sword, and despised as a traitor. But he alone sees the danger to come.CALLIANDE awakens in the darkness, her memories gone, and creatures of terrible power hunting her. For she alone holds the secret that can save the world…or destroy it utterly. The secret of the Frostborn. ABOUT THE AUTHORStanding over six feet tall, Jonathan Moeller has the piercing blue eyes of a Conan of Cimmeria, the bronze-colored hair a Visigothic warrior-king, and the stern visage of a captain of men, none of which are useful in his career as a computer repairman, alas.He has written the DEMONSOULED series of sword-and-sorcery novels, and continues to write THE GHOSTS sequence about assassin and spy Caina Amalas, the COMPUTER BEGINNER'S GUIDE series of computer books, and numerous other works.Visit his technology blog at:

The Good Knight (The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries Book 1)

Join Gareth & Gwen in their first mystery together ... murder, intrigue, and romance in medieval Wales!Five years after Gareth walked away from Gwen in disgrace, she encounters him in the aftermath of an ambush, standing over the body of a murdered king. Although it isn't exactly the reunion Gwen had dreamed of, she and Gareth join forces against the treachery and intrigue rife within the court of Gwynedd.And once blame for the murder falls on Gareth himself, Gwen must continue her search for the truth alone, finding unlikely allies in foreign lands, and ultimately uncovering a conspiracy that will shake the foundations of Wales.Complete Series reading order: The Good Knight, The Uninvited Guest, The Fourth Horseman, The Fallen Princess, The Unlikely Spy, The Lost Brother, The Renegade Merchant, The Unexpected Ally, The Worthy Soldier, The Favored Son, The Viking Prince, The Irish Bride, The Prince's Man. Also The Bard's Daughter (prequel novella).


*** Now a USA Today bestselling series! ***USA Today Best Selling Author, Willow Winters, brings you an EPIC anti-hero brought to his knees in a heart-wrenching, binge-worthy series.I should’ve known she would ruin me the moment I saw her. Women like her are made to destroy men like me. I couldn’t resist her though. Given to me to start a war; I was too eager to accept. But I didn’t know what she’d do to me. That she would change everything. She sees through me in a way no one else ever has. Her innocence and vulnerability make me weak for her and I hate it.I know better than to give in to temptation.A ruthless man doesn’t let a soul close to him.A cold-hearted man doesn’t risk anything for anyone.A powerful man with a beautiful woman at his mercy … he doesn’t fall for her.

Daffodils (The Katherine Wheel series Book 1)

Daffodils is essentially a love story, whose tender heart is almost torn apart through the tumultuous challenge of World War One. "A profound meditation on love and loss and the perils of war": Bookbub. Daffodils is the Winner of the New Apple Literary Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing 2019 Medallist Winner E-Book."Absorbing, involving, unputdownable, honest, great characterisation". Indie Book Bargains Featured Author Book of the day June 25th 2013 and was chosen to be in the first edition of the Fussy Librarian's selection.COMPLETELY REVISED EDITIONKaty, a maidservant at Cheadle Manor, longs to escape her narrow life but events unfold slowly in her rural village in Wiltshire. Jem Phipps has always loved Katy. His proposal of marriage rescues her from scandal but after tragedy strikes Jem becomes a reluctant soldier on the battlefields of The First World War, leaving Katy behind, restless and alone. Lionel White, the local curate, has just returned from India bringing a dash of colour to the small village and offers Katy a window on the wider world. Only when Katy joins up as a WAAC girl does she finally break free from the stifling class-ridden hierarchies that bind her but the brutality of 20th-century global war brings home the price she has paid for her search. Through the horrors of WW1, Katy discovers only love brings freedom. For fans of historical fiction, DAFFODILS is Book One of The Katherine Wheel Saga. Find out how these characters fared after the Armistice when they entered a new, modern age in its sequel, PEACE LILY. They have to carve out new lives in a changed world, having survived the war only to face new, unexpected challenges when they return home.A third book, SPEEDWELL, takes the characters into the daring arena of motor racing in the 1920s and Katy's defiant bid for independence. Book Four, WILLOW, (novella-sized) bridges the gap between the generations as the children of Cassandra and Douglas, Jem and Katy embark on a summer adventure that goes disastrously wrong, with dire consequences. The four children, Lottie and Isobel, Al and Lily, are on the brink of adulthood and the outbreak of the Second World War in Book Five, WOODBINE. Their lives separate as they are each forced to follow different paths through the war. Lottie is stranded in occupied France and gets drawn into the French Resistance; Al faces many dangers as he flies planes for the ATA, and Isobel, torn between duty and love, becomes a Land Girl. Can they come back together in Book Six, IVY? You must read the final book in The Katherine Wheel Series to find out how the whole saga reaches its dramatic and satisfying conclusion.

The Lion at Sea (The Captain Kelly Maguire Trilogy)

A young recruit. A legendary battle. A cataclysmic war. A baptism by fire...Kelly Maguire knew from a young age that he could accomplish great things. As World War I begins, Kelly enlists in the Royal Navy, hoping to win both the war and glory.But from the barbarous battles of Gallipoli to the nightmarish action of Antwerp, Kelly learns the trials a soldier must face: trials that will forge him into a man. As the epic battle of Jutland approaches, everything is at stake.From acclaimed novelist Max Hennessy comes a gritty naval adventure, full of blood, guts and heroism in the face of danger.

The Foxhole Court (All for the Game Book 1)

Neil Josten is the newest addition to the Palmetto State University Exy team. He's short, he's fast, he's got a ton of potential—and he's the runaway son of the murderous crime lord known as The Butcher.Signing a contract with the PSU Foxes is the last thing a guy like Neil should do. The team is high profile and he doesn't need sports crews broadcasting pictures of his face around the nation. His lies will hold up only so long under this kind of scrutiny and the truth will get him killed.But Neil's not the only one with secrets on the team. One of Neil's new teammates is a friend from his old life, and Neil can't walk away from him a second time. Neil has survived the last eight years by running. Maybe he's finally found someone and something worth fighting for.

Beauty and the Shapeshifter (Evil Rising Book 5)

When Ella's father is missing, she finds him held captive by a dangerous and devastatingly handsome a man, who gives her one choice: Her father may go free, but she must stay with him--for good. There is more to Lucian than what Ella initially sees. He isn't just a crazed kidnapper wrapped into irresistible eye candy. Heading a group of shape shifters who live as humans by day and hideous monsters by night, Lucian is desperate to uncover why his kind hasn't been reproduced in centuries. Determined to solve this mystery, Lucian sees Ella as an answer. Together, they begin to discover the truth--a truth that just might be what Lucian's been afraid of all along. But their days together are numbered. Lucian's enemies will stop at nothing to destroy him--and anything he loves. Lucian and Ella refuse to give up that easily. Will beauty and love prevail, taming the beast once and for all? 

In Love with the Veterinarian (The Alaska Sunrise Romances Book 1)

With dreams of making it big on the country music scene, Lolly Winston leaves everything behind while attempting to write her break-out single. Although she's only supposed to be in Alaska for the season, a case of mistaken identity leads her right into the local veterinarian’s arms. Add in a match-making mom and a rescue dog looking for his last chance at forever, and away we go. This quick, light-hearted romance from a New York Times bestselling author is sure to put a smile on your face and a song in your heart!

The Good Wife: A historical tale of love, alchemy, courage and change

'Eleanor Porter is a major new voice in historical fiction.' Tim ClaytonWhere will her loyalty lead her?Once accused of witchcraft Martha Spicer is now free from the shadow of the gallows and lives a safe and happy life with her husband, Jacob. But when Jacob heads north to accompany his master, he warns Martha to keep her healing gifts a secret, to keep herself safe, to be a good wife.Martha loves Jacob but without him there to protect her, she soon comes under the suspicious eye of the wicked Steward Boult, who’s heard of her talent and forces her to attend to him. If she refuses, he promises to destroy the good life she has built for herself with Jacob.Desperate and alone, Martha faces a terrible decision: stay and be beholden to Boult or journey north to find Jacob who is reported to have been killed.. The road ahead is filled with danger, but also the promise of a brighter future. And where her gifts once threatened to be her downfall, might they now be the very thing that sets Martha free...?The brilliant follow-up to Eleanor Porter's first novel of love, betrayal, superstition and fear in Elizabethan England. A story of female courage, ingenuity and determination, this is perfect for fans of Tracy Chevalier.'Eleanor Porter is a major new voice in historical fiction. With her beautiful use of language and compelling storytelling she conjures the past with a vividness that lingers in the mind long after the final page.' Tim ClaytonPraise for The Wheelwright's Daughter:'It's a gripping story and such accomplished writing. I really enjoyed every moment of working on it.' Yvonne Holland, editor of Philippa Gregory and Tracy Chevalier'A brilliant debut novel''An interesting read and an impressive debut novel''A wonderfully written story''A skilfully crafted story of love, betrayal, superstition and fear in 16th century England.''This is a story of courage, trust, betrayal and love.''A great historical novel I loved.'

Prophecy (The Owens Chronicles Book 1)

I was falling, the air like ice against my face, but a calm rushed over me, like I was finally at peace. He wasn’t going to get me. We were safe… When eighteen-year-old honor student Lucy Owens discovers her family secret, she must leave the world she knows behind or suffer a fate worse than death.Dubbed "that weird Owens girl" since grade school, Lucy struggled to find her place in the small, New England town she grew up in. She lived a quiet, sheltered life with her guardians, surrounded by the memories of her ancestors. Lucy bears a striking resemblance to some of these Owens women, down to the crescent moon shaped birthmark on the back of their necks.Among her only visitors are two young men, Embry and Gabriel, who claim to be friends of the family. When prom night takes a sour turn, Lucy is forced to take shelter with them from a mysterious man hell-bent on acquiring her.She also discovers that Embry and Gabriel are Gifteds, a subset of humans with supernatural abilities who don't die until their job is done. In this case, they claim their job is to protect Lucy’s line. But as she gets to know them and her family’s history better, she has to wonder if their ultimate goal is to keep her safe, or to stop the man who’s after her?Prophecy is a coming of age supernatural novel by Amanda Lynn Petrin. If you like strong heroines who keep fighting no matter how many times they are knocked down, then you’ll love this paranormal adventure.Get your copy and discover the Owens Chronicles today!

First Strike (The Kurgan War Book 1)

When war comes after a century of peace, it is sudden and brutal. Taken by surprise Earth's far-flung colonies are in danger.The only son of an admiral, Second Lieutenant Michael Sheridan finds himself thrust into a desperate conflict that he and the untried soldiers under his command are not ready for. Focusing on the people struggling to survive the onslaught, First Strike is a novel that propels the reader to the furthest limits of space. Fighting a ruthless and determined enemy, Sheridan soon learns the brutal lessons of war and that his enemy may not be what it appears to be.

David Copperfield

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Tentacles and Teeth (Land of Szornyek Book 1)

The apocalypse wasn't what anyone expected--no rising flood waters, no zombies, no nuclear bombs. Instead, monsters. Their sudden invasion left the world in shatters, and now, decades later, all that's left of human civilization are a few nomadic bands struggling to survive off the land. Askari was born to this world, and lives, fights, and survives alongside the community that raised her. But when she breaks one too many of the community's rules, her punishment is severe: leave. Armed with her bow and blade, Askari sets off alone, guided only by a map and the promise that if she can find a book hidden in a nearby town, then she can return. But what can one person do alone in such a harsh, violent landscape? How will she survive? Askari faces a challenge that will force her to learn not only about the world she lives in, but question what she believes about herself.

Oakshot Complete Works of Jules Verne (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes) (Classics Book 20)

Ebook comes with main table of contents and interlinked sub table of contents. Each chapter is clearly marked so user knows which book within the boxset is being read. This set contains a large amount of Illustrations in total 22 Illustrated Novels, and 3 Illustrated Non Fiction Books. In addition inline digital footnotes are present in a number of works. Please note due to copyright restrictions certain works can only be presented in Original French text. Please see below description for details. The Novels.•Five Weeks In A Balloon. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•From The Earth To The Moon. (Illustrated)•The Adventures Of Captain Hatteras. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•The Children of Captain Grant or In Search of the Castaways. (Illustrated)•Around The Moon.•20000 Leagues Under The Sea. (Illustrated)•A Floating City. (Illustrated)•The Adventures Of Three Englishmen And Three Russians In South Africa. (Illustrated)•The Fur Country. (Illustrated)•Around The World In Eighty Days. (Illustrated)•The Mysterious Island. (Illustrated)•The Survivors of the Chancellor. (Illustrated)•Michael Strogoff - The Courier of the Czar. (Illustrated)•Off On A Comet. (Illustrated)•The Underground City. (Illustrated)•Dick Sand, A Captain At Fifteen. (Illustrated)•The Begum’s Fortune. (Illustrated)•Tribulations of a Chinaman In China. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•The Steam House. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•Eight Hundred Leagues On The Amazon. (Illustrated)•The Green Ray.•The School For Robinsons.•Kéraban The Inflexible or Adventures In The Euxine.•The Star of The South or The Vanished Diamond.•The Archipelago On Fire.•Mathias Sandorf. (Illustrated)•Robur The Conqueror.•The Lottery Ticket.•The Flight To France. (Illustrated)•The Wreck Of The Cynthia.•North Against South or Texar’s Revenge.•Two Years Holiday or Adrift in the Pacific.•The Purchase Of The North Pole or Topsy Turvy.•Family Without A Name.•César Cascabel.•Mistress Branican.•The Carpathian Castle.•Claudius Bombarnac.•Foundling Mick or A Lad of Grit.•The Adventures Of Captain Antifer.•The Floating Island or Propeller Island.•Facing The Flag.•Clovis Dardentor.•The Sphinx Of The Ice Fields or An Antarctic Mystery. (Inline footnotes)•The Super Orinoco. *Original French Text.•The Will Of An Eccentric.•Second Fatherland or The Castaways of the Flag. *Original French Text.•The Village In The Treetops. *Original French Text.•Yarns Of Jean-Marie Cabidoulin or The Sea Serpent. *Original French Text.•The Kip Brothers. *Original French Text.•Traveling Scholarships. *Original French Text.•A Drama In Livonia. *Original French Text.•Master Of The World.•Invasion Of The Sea. *Original French Text.•Lighthouse At The End Of The World. *Original French Text.•The Golden Volcano. *Original French Text.•The Thompson Agency And Co. *Original French Text.•The Chase Of The Golden Meteor. *Original French Text.•The Danube Pilot. *Original French Text.•The Survivors Of The ‘Jonathan’ *Original French Text.•The Secret Of Wilhelm Storitz. *Original French Text.•Adventures Of The Barsac Mission. *Original French Text.The Short Stories.•A Drama In Mexico.•Martin Paz.•The Blockade Runners.•Dr. Ox And Other Stories.•The Mutineers Of The Bounty.•In The Year 2889.•Frritt-Flacc.•An Express Of The Future.•Yesterday And Tomorrow. *Original French Text.The Complete Poetry. *Original French Text.The Plays.•Michel Strogoff. *Original French Text.•Onze Jours De Siège. *Original French Text.The Non Fiction.•The Exploration Of The World. (Illustrated)•The Great Navigators Of The Eighteenth Century. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•The Great Explorers Of The Nineteenth Century. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)

The Chef's Mail Order Bride: A Sweet Historical Western Romance (Mail Order Brides of Tombstone Book 1)

Read the book that started it all, first in the Wild West Frontier Brides series set in Tombstone, Arizona in the 1880s.All Sadie had ever known, or ever wanted to know, was being a baker. She'd been raised to bake in her parents' bakery, and after their deaths, she had planned to carry on the family tradition. Devastated to find out she was losing her family's business, she needed something to do to support herself. When she received a letter from her twin sister's husband in Arizona Territory, suggesting she come out to be the bride of his best friend who was opening a restaurant, it seemed like the perfect solution to her problems.Tripp had gone to the best culinary school in the country, and he knew exactly how to create the perfect meal. He spent hours and hours coming up with just the right menu for his restaurant, only to be told he couldn't get a loan for it unless he married. When his best friend came up with the solution of sending for his baker sister-in-law, it only made sense. Her ideas of the perfect menu were different than his, though. Would the two be able to stay together long enough to convince the bank he was a good risk? Would Sadie be able to convince Tripp that the two of them belonged together after all?Read the entire Wild West Frontier Brides saga in order:The Chef's Mail-Order BrideThe Wrangler's Mail-Order BrideThe Bartender's Mail-Order BrideThe Teacher's Mail-Order BrideSaffron: Bride of Archer RanchCarol: Bride of Archer RanchThe Blacksmith's Mal-Order BrideChristmas at Archer RanchWatch for more Wild West Frontier Brides novels to come...

Finding Shelter in her Arms: A Historical Western Romance Book

When Kate Swinson's brother is killed in a factory accident, her dreams of moving west, starting up a ranch and a new life die with him. Alone and destitute, Kate fears for the future until she is convinced to head west on her own as a mail-order bride. However, nothing is as it seems and she soon realizes that her life has taken the wrong turn. Her husband makes her feel like something is seriously wrong. What are the challenges lying deep down that she will have to deal with? Coming face to face with a terrifying, well-hidden truth out of nowhere, will affect her life and marriage forever...Troy Kelley has been trying to cope with his father's sudden loss and his false accusations that linger in town. He has been struggling with isolation and loneliness that keeps haunting him since a treacherous woman broke his heart. When he realizes that he has to open his heart to Kate or else he'll end up in a loveless life, will it be too late? Is he actually ready to share his journey and his secrets or has revenge completely absorbed him?Moving to the Wyoming Territory was supposed to be the beginning of a new and happy chapter, but to Kate, everything seems to be falling apart. At the same time, succumbing to love had never been part of Troy's plan, as there are too many loose ends to tie up. Will this marriage of seeming convenience evolve into real love? Will Troy be able to protect Kate from his dangerous past? When her life gets in danger will he manage to intervene in time or will it be too late?"Finding Shelter in her Arms" is a historical western romance novel of approximately 80,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.

Pilgrima??s Progress (Illustrated): Updated, Modern English. More than 100 Illustrations. (Bunyan Updated Classics Book 1)

Bonus - Includes Part IIOften disguised as something that would help him, evil accompanies Christian on his journey to the Celestial City. As you walk with him, you’ll begin to identify today’s many religious pitfalls. These are presented by men such as Pliable, who turns back at the Slough of Despond; and Ignorance, who believes he’s a true follower of Christ when he’s really only trusting in himself. Each character represented in this allegory is intentionally and profoundly accurate in its depiction of what we see all around us, and unfortunately, what we too often see in ourselves. But while Christian is injured and nearly killed, he eventually prevails to the end. So can you.The best part of this book is the Bible verses added to the text. The original Pilgrims Progress listed the Bible verse references, but the verses themselves are so impactful when tied to the scenes in this allegory, that they are now included within the text of this book. The text is tweaked just enough to make it readable today, for the young and the old. Youngsters in particular will be drawn to the original illustrations included in this wonderful classic.About the AuthorJohn Bunyan was born November 1628, in Elstow, England. A celebrated English minister and preacher, he wrote The Pilgrim's Progress (1678), the book that was the most characteristic expression of the Puritan religious outlook. His other works include doctrinal and controversial writings; a spiritual autobiography, Grace Abounding (1666); and the allegory The Holy War (1682).

Berkley Street: Supernatural Horror with Scary Ghosts & Haunted Houses (Berkley Street Series Book 1)

An abandoned house. A forgotten evil. Home sweet home…Shane Ryan returns to Nashua and the childhood memories that drove him to join the Marines. After a prolonged legal battle with his aunt and uncle, Shane has possession of the family home where his parents disappeared over 20 years ago. The house, a monstrous castle filled with ghosts and secrets, is more alive than its inhabitants.When his aunt and uncle come to town, then vanish, Shane's life takes a turn for the worse. Detective Marie Lafontaine immediately labels Shane as the prime suspect. And in a race against time, Shane desperately searches for clues about his parents. But there's something lurking beyond the walls and beneath the surface. Something sinister that has haunted him ever since he saw its face in the pond behind the house. And it isn’t happy that Shane is back. It isn’t happy at all.

Lessons from a One-Night Stand (The Baileys Book 1)

If you’re a guy like me, and you find yourself having banged your sexy new boss—the school principal—in the back of your Jeep one drunken night, here’s a few takeaways based on my experience...Lesson One: Always get her FULL name.Lesson Two: Consider asking what she does for a living.Lesson Three: Find out why she’s moved to town. Get details. Details are crucial.Lesson Four: Don’t alter her bio in front of an auditorium of high school students unless you know she has a sense of humor for that sort of thing.Lesson Five: If you ignore Lesson Four, apologize instead of flirt when you’re sent to the principal’s office.Lesson Six: NEVER sleep with her again.Lesson Seven: Pay attention to this one—it’s the most important of them all.Don’t fall for your one-night stand.Class dismissed.

The Reincarnationist Papers - Origins Prequel (INFINITE Series)

The Reincarnationist Papers is now the Paramount movie INFINITE starring Mark Wahlberg.Oprah Magazine lists The Reincarnationist Papers as one of 28 books to read before they are 2021’s most popular movies Discovered in an antique store in Rome at the turn of the millennium, The Reincarnationist Papers offers a tantalizing glimpse into the Cognomina, a secret society of people who possess total recall of their past lives. Evan Michaels struggles with being different, with having the complete memories of two other people who lived sequentially before him. He fights loneliness and believes his ‘condition’ is unique until he meets Poppy. She recognizes his struggle because she has the same ‘condition’, except that she is much older, remembering back seven consecutive lives. But there is something else she must share with Evan – she is a member of a secret society of others like them. They are, in effect, near immortals - compiling experiences and skills over lifetimes into near superhuman abilities that they have used to drive history toward their own agenda on a longer timeline. Through Poppy, Evan is invited into the Cognomina but he must decide if he can face their tests before entering this new mysterious society as their equal. PRAISE FOR THE REINCARNATIONIST PAPERS:“a twisty, exciting adventure.” –Diana Gabaldon, #1 New York Times Bestselling author of The Outlander Series“The Reincarnationist Papers is a book sprung from an imaginative premise: The existence of a secret society, called Cognomina, whose members have the ability to remember everything from their past lives.” –Oprah Magazine“The high stakes and clever premise of Maikranz’s thrilling debut successfully evoke a sense of wide-eyed awe.” –Publishers Weekly

Pride and Prejudice

In this historic romance, young Elizabeth Bennet strives for love, independence and honesty in the vapid high society of 19th century England.

The Apple Orchard: A heart-warming short story to curl up with

'Romantic and utterly heartwarming' Jenny Colgan on How To Find Love in a BookshopIn the charming town of Peasebrook, there's a place for everyone. War vet Joe has made new friends and a new home for himself here, overlooking a beautiful apple orchard. But when tragedy strikes and Joe is left out in the cold, it will bring them all together in entirely unexpected ways . . . The Apple Orchard is a truly feel-good short story about friendship and kindness and includes an extract of Veronica's upcoming novel The Forever House. It's the perfect introduction to Veronica's stories - a very short sweet tale to enjoy with a cup of tea and a piece of cake!

Darkness Of Light (Darkness Series Book 1)

Freak. Witch. Crazy. Schizo.Ember Brycin has always known she’s different. After finding her mother brutally murdered, her mind begins to see things that shouldn’t exist. The more she feels her sanity slipping, the more bizarre and inexplicable things constantly happen around her.When the latest school explosion lands her in a facility for troubled youth, she meets Eli Dragen—a hot as hell, darkly mysterious, bad boy from a notorious biker gang. Their connection is full of passion, danger, and secrets. Secrets that will destroy her life and lead her down a path she could never imagine.A pawn in a war between the Fae.In the middle of Light and Dark, Ember finds another world where truth and knowledge are power and no one can be trusted.No one.**New Adult/Mature YA: sexual content, language, alcohol, violence, death, and other mature content intended for readers 17 and older.

One is a Promise (Tangled Lies Book 1)

One promise.One forever.One look and I knew Cole was mine. My dark rebel in leather. My powerhouse of passion, devastating smiles, and impulsiveness.When his job sends him overseas, he promises to return to me.A promise that's destroyed in the most irrevocable way.Two years later, an arrogant suit invades my heartbroken loneliness.Clean-cut and stern, Trace is everything Cole wasn't.At first, he's a job that will rescue my dance company. But as he intrudes on my life, our hostile relationship evolves.He knows I'm still in love with Cole, but his dedication is my undoing.Then a catastrophic moment changes everything.Promises resurface.Lies entangle.And an impossible choice shatters my world.I love two men, and I can only have one.The TANGLED LIES series must be read in order.One is a PromiseTwo is a LieThree is a War

A Cowboy's Strength (The McGavin Brothers Book 1)

When friendship ends, passion begins...Zane McGavin is fit to be tied. His childhood friend Mandy Fielding has waltzed into town and announced she’s moving her mother to New York. Never mind that her mom loves Eagles Nest, Montana and would be miserable in the big city. He’s determined to talk Mandy into seeing reason but his plan backfires and he ends up kissing her instead.Mandy has a few choice words for Zane McGavin and his opinions. She expected him to support her plan but instead he’s crossing her at every turn…and looking too damned sexy doing it. When did her former playmate turn into a gorgeous cowboy? And why does he have to kiss better than any man she’s ever met?She’s convinced she knows what’s best. So is he. Will they both lose in this battle of wills?Saddle up for the first book in the popular McGavin Brothers series of steamy western romances from the NYT bestselling author who brought you the Buckskin Brotherhood series. If you like sexy cowboys, charming small towns, and laugh-out-loud adventures, you’ll love A Cowboy's Strength. Pick up your copy today!The McGavin BrothersA COWBOY'S STRENGTH (Book 1)A COWBOY'S HONOR (Book 2)A COWBOY'S RETURN (Book 3)A COWBOY'S HEART (Book 4)A COWBOY'S COURAGE (Book 5)A COWBOY'S CHRISTMAS (Book 6)A COWBOY'S KISS (Book 7)A COWBOY'S LUCK (Book 8)A COWBOY'S CHARM (Book 9)A COWBOY’S CHALLENGE (Book 10)A COWBOY’S BABY (Book 11)A COWBOY’S HOLIDAY (Book 12)A COWBOY'S CHOICE (Book 13)A COWBOY’S WORTH (Book 14)A COWBOY'S DESTINY (Book 15)A COWBOY'S SECRET (Book 16)A COWBOY'S HOMECOMING (Book 17)

An Encounter of Courageous Hearts: A Historical Western Romance Book

Lana Smith leads a lonely life. She is a dedicated teacher in the city of Southport until she finds out that her best friend’s husband passed away. Having to deal with her beloved’s loss as well as physical injuries, she will ask her to come over to help her care for her children and manage the insurmountable tasks her late husband left behind. Lana is quick to accept the request, finding it the perfect excuse to leave, and start her life over. When she finds out that she is not welcome by everyone there, will she take up on a quest to win his trust?Nick Cooper is a very protective man, and his family means the world to him. When he discovers that Ginger’s best friend is coming over to help, he is too proud to let it be. He thinks himself the only responsible person to care for his family, and he does not want outsiders meddling in their business. He is trying his best to make Lana leave the ranch, but she is relentless in staying. But Lana won’t be the only thing preoccupying Nick’s mind. When suspicions rise that his brother-in-law’s death was not actually an accident, another turmoil will be added to his list... While Nick and Lana become closer day by day, the mystery of the accidental death unravels, and a thrilling adventure begins. Can Lana and Nick work together to keep their new-built family safe? Will their lack of trust hold them back or will they realize that they actually need each other?"An Encounter of Courageous Hearts" is a historical western romance novel of approximately 80,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.

Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

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Freedom Pledge: Adventures of a Victorian Soldier

Outmanned, outclassed, outgunned. Can this Anglo-Irish soldier overcome his past to save his comrades?Crimean shores, 1854. Young Lieutenant Samuel Kingston is eager to prove himself in combat. But when a traitor fiendishly sets him and his handful of Lancers adrift at sea, he fears death is inevitable when the raging waters sweep them behind enemy lines. And when he discovers the Russians have fortified their position, he must somehow warn the British cavalry before they charge to their doom.Crossing the forbidding landscape, Kingston and his men struggle to elude Cossacks and bandits alike. And just when they think they’re in the clear, they find an even greater threat blocking their path.Can Kingston and his ragtag company beat the odds to prevent a massacre?Freedom Pledge is a standalone prequel in the thrilling Adventures of a Victorian Soldier military historical fiction series. If you like intrigue, Nineteenth-Century conflict, and thoughtful meditations on social class then you’ll love M.J. Twomey’s action-packed tale.

Foundations of Love: A Hart's Square, Portland Business Park Prequel

After being shuffled around Portland’s foster care system until he was six years old, Keelan was finally adopted into a family that taught him that above all else, tradition was the foundation for a good life. Once you had that, you could pursue your dreams. And he’s doing that, building a new business park with his long-time friend Layte. Peter Larkins, who grew up without a mother and a father who taught him to take whatever he wanted and then move on to the next opportunity, arrived in Portland, ready for his next project, and maybe have a little fun along the way.So when Keelan’s friend hires Peter as the project for their new venture, tensions grow. Will these two very different people butt heads? Or will they find commonality and be able to move forward, building a new foundation of love?Foundations of Love is a prequel to Walter Hopgood and Lisa Witte’s Hart’s Square series, a Portland Business Park romance series of books.

Les MisA(C)rables (English language)

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The Time Pedaler (The Time Pedaler Series Book 1)

High School is Tough, but Time Travel is a Trip!Meet Chant Baker, just an average high school kid who makes an extraordinary discovery, a Time Machine!A new town, a new school, and new friends, some of which lived 400 years ago! Join Chant as he travels back in time to meet the famous and the forgotten. There is homework to research, and mysteries to solve! Not to mention his endless imagination.Can he keep his discovery a secret? Could you?  Where would you go first? History meets tie-dye and tennis shoes in the exciting, science fiction, fantasy, The Time Pedaler. Bring your imagination and see if Chant lands in the destination you would choose along the way!If you love Lee Strauss’s The Clockwise Series, or Rysa Walker’s Chrono’s Files you’re going to love The Time Pedaler series!This is just the beginning of this series and Chant's incredible adventures!

A Monk's Tale: A Novelette set in the world of The Crafter Chronicles

Cedric is a respected monk at the Ridderzaal monastery. But before he became a man of the cloth, he traveled the land, fighting trolls alongside dwarves and giants, living among the fearsome Krigares, and studying with elves, wizards and Shenn Frith shamans.This novelette provides a back story for one of your favorite characters from The Crafter Chronicles. It is a great standalone read as an introduction to the world of Matthew B. Berg, or as a companion piece to his trilogy begun with The Crafter's Son. (And there are no spoilers in here if you haven't yet begun the series!)Framed around Cedric taking a nostalgic journey through his personal journals, this story is roughly 10,000 words. (About 1/8th the length of the first book.) And, unlike the slower unfolding of The Crafter's Son, this book gets right to the action!


Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her. (...) The real evils, indeed, of Emma's situation were the power of having rather too much her own way, and a disposition to think a little too well of herself; these were the disadvantages which threatened alloy to her many enjoyments.The danger, however, was at present so unperceived, that they did not by any means rank as misfortunes with her.

Finally Mrs. Darcy (Dash of Darcy and Companions Collection Book 1)

Separated for Years ~ Reunited at LastWhen Fitzwilliam Darcy does not return to Netherfield with his friend, Elizabeth Bennet's hopes of ever finding happiness with the man to whom she has lost her heart are crushed. Having confessed to playing a part in separating his friend from the woman he loved, Fitzwilliam Darcy finds himself cast off and ostracized. Uncertain of Elizabeth Bennet's feeling for him, he chooses to bide his time and hope that his friend will one day forgive him. As months stretch into years, hope fades and both Elizabeth and Darcy settle into life without each other, expecting that their paths will never cross again ─ until one night at a ball when fate in the form of a new uncle reunites them. However, as old sparks burst into flames and the truth behind their separation comes to light, will Darcy and Elizabeth's reunion be perfectly happy or will is always be tainted by betrayal?Finally Mrs. Darcy is part of Leenie Brown's Dash of Darcy collection of Pride and Prejudice inspired novellas. If you like well-written, fast-paced, sweet romance, then you will love this story of forgiveness, restoration, and reclaiming of true love by Leenie Brown. So, put the kettle on, grab your copy of Finally Mrs. Darcy, and slip into a world of sweet romantic indulgence today.

Twice Upon A Time (The Celtic Legends Series Book 1)

Introducing book one in the CELTIC LEGENDS SERIES, a star-crossed lovers tale from the RITA-nominated author of eighteen passionate, magical romances"An enthralling tale of magic and enchantment and a love that transcends time. Utterly wonderful!" -- RT Book Reviews "A love story that transcends all boundaries." -- The Medieval ChronicleConor has lived a hundred lives…but loved only onceBorn to a powerful Irish priestess, Conor knows he is no ordinary warrior. Some whisper he’s not human at all.He seeks out Brigid of Morna, a reclusive, woodland seer, the only woman who can unveil the truth of his everlasting strength.But Brigid refuses to help him—or to yield her hungry heart. For she knows that a man cursed to live a thousand lives must never fall in love…Finalist "Best Time Travel" -- RT Book Reviews"One of the Year's Best Reads" -- The Readers’ VoiceFinalist, three categories, Affaire de Coeur Reviewers’ Choice AwardsDownload Your Copy Today!

The Pit: This English Ghost Story has it all ~ Mystery, Thrills and History

SOME PLACES SHOULD REMAIN HIDDENWorking on the carpark at the edge of a Norfolk village, Tim the local builder discovers a stone slab concealing the entrance to a pit.Evidence of a long forgotten and shameful event from the village past is revealed, as strange happenings and visitations start to haunt the locals.Only in the darkness of the pit can an answer be found.If you like the work of James Herbert, Dean Koontz and Clive Barker, then you will enjoy reading these refreshingly modern English style Ghost Stories - they have it all, with Mystery, Thrills and History.BUY NOWTo find out more and to get advance notice and inside information on upcoming new series then sign up to the blog at

SAS: Body Count: The Wicked Will Perish (1)

Do unto others before they do it to you. Three disillusioned SAS Special Forces soldiers return to Britain in the aftermath of the 1991 Gulf conflict to discover an increasingly corrupt judiciary. Smirking miscreants walk free whilst the innocent suffer. Aided by a Scotland Yard informant, the trio embark on a brutal, covert crusade to rid Britain of its nefarious untouchables. Drug dealers, paedophiles and various other lawbreakers are targeted as the morgues fill and the courts empty. Detective Inspector Jim Brannigan, a former military policeman, investigates, suspecting that the deaths are linked. Divided loyalties ensue when the paroled Jamaican drug dealer responsible for the death of Jim's wife evades the justice system but not the elite soldiers now operating as vigilantes. If any of us, or our families, had suffered at the hands of terrorists, drug dealers or paedophiles - would we not demand justice? Especially if the offenders had walked free from court on a technicality. In the case of this book, and its sequel, justice is often lethal and barbaric, carried out by demobbed Special Forces soldiers. Not for the politically correct though even they might say that SAS: Body Count is wonderful and wishful thinking. Hollywood is certain to come knocking for this book - Ray Hoy (The Fiction Works)Unputdownable! Cornerstones Agency.Superbly written book that I just could not put down. The story kept me hooked from beginning to end, Looking forward to part two - Kevin Paul Rich. I'm sure most of us have ranted at soft justice. I certainly have but none of that in this book!! Full of suspense and very well written by a clever author. Very graphic violence so be warned about that. I enjoyed this - Paula Potier. * This book currently has available codes for free audiobook editions - see inside for details.

What Would It Be?

If you can see someone with your own eyes, feel the warmth of their skin on yours, surely that means the person is real. Doesn’t it?The vast majority of people are not aware of The Foundation, the oldest and most powerful organisation on Earth. In order to maintain a stable society, it needs to keep its existence, and the secret it protects, out of the public eye. Since its conception, the organisation’s leaders have secretly overseen humanity for thousands of years.For as long as Liam Collins could remember, his dream had been to follow in his parents’ footsteps. A year ago he left the army to follow his dreams. He will soon be starting a new job within The Foundation, protecting the most important person on the planet. Liam grew up knowing aspects of everyday life weren’t as they seemed, but he will soon find himself caught up in the middle of events far beyond his imagination.

Escape to Exile: A Historical Western Novel (Stonecroft Saga Book 1)

AUTHOR OF THE BEST-SELLING BUCKSKIN CHRONICLES SERIES TAKES US ON AN EPIC JOURNEY IN THE NEW STONECROFT SAGAIt started as a brother defending the honor of his only sister, but it led to a bloody duel and a young man of a prominent family lying dead in the dirt…Gabriel Stonecroft along with his life-long friend, Ezra, the son of the pastor of the African Methodist Episcopal church, at his side, the journey to the far wilderness of the west would begin. One man from prominent social standing, the other with a life of practical experience, are soon joined in life building adventures.That journey would be fraught with danger, excitement, and adventure as they face bounty hunters, renegade Shawnee and Delaware Indians, and river pirates. The odds are stacked against the two young men that were lacking in worldly wisdom when it came to life on the frontier. But that reservoir of experience would soon be overflowing with first-hand involvement in happenings that even young dreamers could never imagine.

Friends in Low Places: The Hunter and the Spider #2

No one ever said being a Hunter would be easy, but Jasper Craig is finding it much more difficult these days. Following the events of an eye-opening summer spent in the field, Jasper is back within the walls of St. James Academy - New York City’s world-renowned Hunting agency and training school. And he’s hating every minute of it. Unfortunately, the only way out is through, and so, with all eyes on him, Jasper once again rejoins the ranks of Hunters keeping the city “safe” from demonic threat. But St. James’ dogma has lost its luster for Jasper. Not every demon deserves to die due to their inhumanity. Jasper’s (ex?) boyfriend, Crimson Apocalypse, taught him that. Speaking of Crimson, when a series of mutilated corpses bearing Jasper’s name begin showing up around town, the Hunters suspect the three-thousand-year-old werespider may be to blame. Even worse, there’s plenty of evidence to support the claim. Only Jasper, who knows the man within the monster, believes otherwise. But can he slip through St. James’ iron-clad grip and catch the real culprit before it’s too late?

Rescue Me: An uplifting free short story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of A Patchwork Family

Curl up with Sunday Times bestseller Cathy Bramley and this joyful free short story about friendship, love and hope! Fearne Lovage is living a neat and tidy life. Sure, the inner circle of people she opens up to is small - but it's perfectly formed of people she loves. And when your heart is broken, feeling safe means everything. It's not a time for risks. But life has a surprise in store for Fearne - a hairy, scruffy, messy one. Soon Fearne finds herself saving the day, and getting rescued right back...You'll also meet the characters of Cathy's upcoming new four-part ebook serial, MY KIND OF HAPPY - which follows Fearne on her search for true happiness. All parts are available to pre-order now. Cathy Bramley is also the bestselling author of A Patchwork Family, A Match Made in Devon and The Lemon Tree Cafe.---------------------Praise for Cathy Bramley from some of your other favourite authors:'Delightful!' Katie Fforde'A page-turner of a story' Milly Johnson'A book full of warmth and kindness. I loved it' Sarah Morgan'Delightfully warm with plenty of twists and turns' Trisha Ashley'The perfect romantic tale, to warm your heart and make you smile' Ali McNamara

Texas Twosome (Romance Across State Lines Book 1)

Big city meets country in this opposites-attract sweet romance.When Rebecca Parsons’s new assignment brings her to Steam, Texas, to cover the anniversary of an unsolved missing person’s story, she’s more than up to the task. What she wasn’t expecting was the handsome man in a uniform to occupy her mind so much, making it difficult to remember why she was there in the first place.Kyle is carrying on the family tradition of law enforcement as the local sheriff. When he’s asked to show the reporter around, he’s happy to do it. They don’t get many out-of-town visitors, and something about this big-city girl intrigues him.An unlikely pair, Becca and Kyle find themselves enthralled in a slow-burning connection neither of them could have predicted in a million years.Book 1 – Texas TwosomeBook 2 – Kansas KissedBook 3 – California CrushBook 4 – Oregon ObsessionBook 5 – Florida FlingBook 6 – Montana MiracleBook 7 – Pennsylvania Passion

BEYOND (BEYOND Series Book 1)

From USA TODAY bestselling author, Maureen A. Miller, comes this exciting young adult adventure.It is the day after Aimee Patterson’s high school graduation. College beckons, as does her dream of becoming an engineer. On an early evening walk, her cocker spaniel charges into the woods on the other side of the pond. Aimee trails after him, and in the stillness of that forest the unthinkable happens. She becomes paralyzed and watches in horror as her hands vanish before her eyes. Waking to the sound of voices, Aimee realizes that she has been kidnapped. Little does she know how far away from home she is, though. In an attempt to flee her captors, she launches from their confines only to freeze at the view outside the window. The sky is black and filled with stars, and in the distance is a familiar blue globe. The planet Earth. A group of humans forced to flee their planet after an epidemic destroyed their civilization now travel the galaxies in search of an antidote. Retrieving samples of plant life from every solar system, on this occasion Aimee was accidentally seized instead. Aimee must learn to avoid the advances of an awkward young scientist who seems intent on dissecting her, as her own fascination turns to the exotic young warrior, Zak. Having fallen in love with Zak, she is now torn with the decision to return to Earth or live beyond the stars."Brilliantly done. A lovely debut to the young adult genre." - Romancing The Book Reviews

Cupid Stupid: (Contemporary Western Small Town Romance) (Return to Cupid, Texas Book 1)

Nothing says bad judgement like trying to prove a superstition true…After returning to her hometown, Taylor Braxton, along with a few adventurous girlfriends, decides to test the Cupid superstition at midnight on Valentine’s Day. After all, Taylor reasons, what is the worst thing that can happen – the superstition of finding her true love might come true?Sheriff Ryan Jones is used to getting calls about people dancing around the downtown fountain. When you live in Cupid, Texas, there were always some residents who believed if you dance naked around the fountain, you were guaranteed to find your true love. What he doesn’t expect is to find the lovely, but spirited, Taylor Braxton confronts him at midnight – sans clothing. Unfortunately, a long-held promise and his badge stand between him and what he wants – Taylor.Will the Cupid Superstition help Taylor and Ryan overcome the past and take a chance on love again? Or will a promise he made to her best friend—his ex, and his career, deflect Cupid’s arrow?Slightly sexy, mostly fun, this novella is the introduction to the Return to Cupid, Texas series.Return to Cupid, Texas SeriesCupid StupidCupid ScoresCupid's DanceCupid Help MeCupid CuresCupid's HeartCupid SantaCupid Second ChanceCupid CharmerCupid Crazy

The Secret of Seaside (Paige Comber Mystery Book 1)

Welcome to Seaside! A sleepy, island village filled with sandy beaches, colorful characters... AND MURDER!Paige Comber dreams of running off to Paris to train at the Cordon Bleu, but fresh out of college, she is stuck running her granny's coffee shop in the small town of Seaside. It looks like a lousy summer until a handsome stranger named Nate arrives. He's here to help his Uncle Byron with his affairs, but when his uncle's body washes up on the beach and Nate is thrown into prison, it is up to Paige to find out who might have been crazy enough to do it.BOOK ONE in the PAIGE COMBER MYSTERY series

Commitment Issues: A Modern Romance

"First dates are not meant to end like this." When Evan's blind date with Scott ends in a marriage proposal he can't believe the 'yes' that pops out of his mouth. Is it really possible to fast track a relationship to the commitment stage? Avoid all the drama of dating? There's only one way to find out. And what will their friends and family think of this instant romance? Mel, the happy matchmaker with a marriage gone stale? Sally, Evan's younger sister, whose long engagement shows no signs of ending? Will Evan and Scott live happily ever after, or is love at first sight only a fairy tale...

Fire Ant (The Navy of Humanity: Wasp Pilot Book 1)

2018 NEBULA AWARD FINALIST: BEST NOVELLAFloribeth Salinas O’Shea Dalisay is an Off-Planet Worker, employed as an exploration pilot by the giant corporation, Hamdani Brothers. Sent on a routine mission to analyze one of the millions of systems in the galaxy, she stumbles across something that could threaten humanity’s very existence. She barely escapes with her life, but in the process, has to shut down her scout’s AI.As with all OPWs, she has few rights, and instead of being lauded as a hero, the corporation thinks she is lying. Her managers believe she found something valuable and shut down her AI in an attempt to hide that fact, hoping she can sell that information to the highest bidder. Grounded, and with a huge debt now over her head, Beth has to convince the powers that be that a very real danger to humanity is lying in wait out there in deep space.

Trouble By Any Name: A Western Novella (Jacob Payne, Bounty Hunter Book 1)

Jacob Payne, bounty hunter, is on the trail in the Arizona Territory.The town of San Adrian has been taken over by an outlaw, a wife-murderer, and violent man who won't succumb to Jacob's usual methods.He must protect the sheriff's widow, the townspeople, and himself all while unmasking this despicable character.If you love traditional westerns, with noble men fighting for what's right, you're going to love Jacob Payne.This novella is 15,000 words and can be read in one sitting!

Viral: A collection of writings about COVID-19

This collection of writings looks at COVID-19 and the effects it’s had on the world. The collection is split into three parts: Lockdown, The Government and The Media. The first looks at life under strict rules, the second questions the decisions of those in charge and the third asks whether the media’s helping matters or making things worse.

The Tower is Full of Ghosts Today

The Tower is Full of Ghosts Today by historian Alison Weir is an e-short and companion piece to the Sunday Times bestseller Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession, the second novel in the spellbinding series about Henry VIII's queens. Jo, historian and long-term admirer of Anne Boleyn, takes a group on a guided tour of the Tower of London, to walk in the shoes of her Tudor heroine. But as she becomes enthralled by the historical accuracy of her tour guide and the dramatic setting that she has come to love, something spectral is lurking in the shadows . . . Contains first chapters of Sunday Times bestsellers Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen and Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession, as well as the upcoming Six Tudor Queens novel about Henry VIII's third wife, Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen. SIX TUDOR QUEENS. SIX NOVELS. SIX YEARS.

Finding Him: Stepbrother Pregnancy Military Romance

Finding Him – Stepbrother Pregnancy Military Romance Kayley is a nurse at a military hospital. While she is happy, she always feels like something was missing. Given the strenuous nature of her job, it is often hard to get out, let alone not see death. When she’s tasked to take care of a new patient, she finds out that it’s not only her best friend from high school, but also her new stepbrother.Kayley is shocked, but what shocks her even more is how nothing has changed. They love each other still, and the need for each other is obvious. However, Kayley is scared of letting him in because she knows it could spell trouble. But when she does, she realizes what she’s missing.Kayley wants to stay with him, to be with the man she’s loved, but of course, that would mean leaving the hospital. Could she do it? Could she find a better place that allows her to stay with the one person she cares about more than anything else?WARNING: The short story book contains mature content and language intended for adult readers only!

Eyes of the Hammer: The Green Berets: Dave Riley #1

“Exciting and authentic! Author Mayer, a Green Beret himself, gave me a vivid look at the world of the Army’s Special Forces. His portrayal of Green Beret operations and techniques takes you deep into the world of Special Operations.” W.E.B. Griffin. A US Special Forces team lead by Green Beret Dave Riley is on a top secret mission to take down drug traffickers in Colombia, but while doing so they are faced with betrayal by their own government.The team is carrying sterilized weapons and unmarked uniforms and the operation is “off the books.”Of course, nothing is as it seems, especially once the CIA gets involved. Throw in an Israeli mercenary and betrayal, and Dave Riley and his team soon find themselves wondering what the real mission is and will they become collateral damage from all the double-dealing going on back in Washington.Eyes of the Hammer is the first book in the bestselling Green Beret Series.Stephen Coonts: “A scorcher of a novel!”

Learning to Feel

Resigned to living a sexless, loveless life, Doctor Nathan Tierney knows something is missing. In a rash decision, he leaves his life-consuming job at Mass General Hospital, Boston, to be the small-town doctor in Belfast, Maine.With the job comes a house, and with the house comes a handyman-painter. Trent Jamieson, a nomadic artist, and his dog Bentley, are offered free accommodation for the few weeks he fixes up the hospital-owned house. Nathan is transfixed by this free-spirited, undeniably gorgeous man. Confused but amazed to feel any kind of attraction - much less to a man - Nathan convinces himself to put aside any preconceived ideas, and allows himself to just feel.As their attraction for each other grows, one man learns to live, the other learns to love. But just who is teaching who?** Second Edition. First Edition released in 2012. No additional content has been added. This book has not been professionally edited**

Awakening: A Paranormal Urban Fantasy Romance (Goddess Kissed Novel Book 1)

Living in a world never truly meant for her, Ella Reese has tried her whole life to fit into the mold her parents wanted, and not stand out in a small town where gossip reigned supreme. Despised for what she is, she will be lucky to make it through her senior year alive. However, Ella suddenly finds herself thrust into a journey where she not only discovers she is a powerful True Witch but a life mate has also been chosen for her. Slowly falling for her soul mate,Jaxx.Ella is reunited with a family who accepts her for exactly who she is. Ella starts to find comfort in this new life and love she has found, right before her world is ripped apart. As she travels the path Fate has set her on… Chances must be taken. Decisions must be made. Death stalks her every step, but she must uncover the secrets hidden from her or die trying.**BOOK TWO AND THREE NOW AVAILABLE""Book Two: Twisted- Three: Chaos-**Happy Reading!!**

Sevenfold Sword: Champion (Sevenfold Sword- A Fantasy Series Book 1)

Ridmark Arban is the Shield Knight, the defender of the realm of Andomhaim. The realm is at peace after a long and terrible war, but dark powers threaten other lands.And when a mad elven wizard comes to the High King's court, Ridmark finds himself fighting not only for his own life, but for the lives of his family.For the quest of the Seven Swords has begun...

The Hopkins Conundrum: A Tragic Comedy about Gerard Manley Hopkins and Five Shipwrecked Nuns

Tim Cleverley inherits a failing pub in Wales, which he plans to rescue by enlisting an American pulp novelist to concoct an entirely fabricated 'mystery' about the mysterious poet, Gerald Manley Hopkins, who composed 'The Wreck of the Deutschland' nearby. Blending the real stories of Hopkins and the shipwrecked nuns he wrote about with a contemporary love story, while casting a wry eye on the Dan Brown industry, The Hopkins Conundrum is a highly original blend of historical fiction and contemporary satire.

"The Fact of the Matter" - Free Short Story

Enjoy this free short story from award-winning author Madeleine L'Engle's newest book, The Moment of Tenderness, a collection of 18 short stories, some never before published. It was a frigid winter day when Old Mrs. Campbell stormed into the Franklins' general store, decrying the devilish nature of her daughter-in-law-a sentiment that deeply disturbed Mrs. Franklin, considering the woman in question, Alicia, was oft described as "saintly" by everyone around her. When she leaves the store in a huff, Mrs. Franklin thinks she's done with Mrs. Campbell's ravings for the day-until the woman calls her late in the night, urgently demanding to see her. Blending elements of fantasy and horror, what transpires between the two women over the course of the evening will test the boundaries of reason, faith, and family-and prove that, in times of great danger, even strangers can come together to help one another in need. For more stories by Madeleine L'Engle, read The Moment of Tenderness, available now.

My Alpha is a Werewolf! Book 3: An M/M Mpreg Omegaverse Shifter Romance Serial

This is Book 3 in an all-new M/M Mpreg Omegaverse Romance Serial. Each new episode will release weekly. 4 to 5 books are planned.An alpha werewolf and an omega wolf shifter – It’s a forbidden love…The town of Hailey Lake pursues the trail for ones responsible for the slaughter of animals in the nearby wilderness, and it’s led them to James Bridger. They know what he’s done, but they don’t know what he is. Inside him the spirit of the werewolf slumbers, waiting for the next full moon, in two days’ time.Meanwhile, Michael Carson must find a way to save his lover from the angry townsfolk. But he carries a secret of his own, one which may very well shake the belief of Hailey Lake to its foundation.My Alpha is a Werewolf! Is a new gay Omegaverse Serial, featuring male pregnancy, with each episode around 10,000 words or about 60 to 90 minutes of reading pleasure. Each episode ends on a cliffhanger.


Tiana is your typical pampered young blonde with a love for expensive shoes, hot guys, and murder.After Tiana is cut off from her family’s riches, she takes advantage of her talents and becomes a killer for hire. It’s a lucrative business in her country, where a call to the police can amount to a lifetime of debt. Her first client: Julia, a lower-class IT genius, lesbian, and devout Catholic. When the orphanage Julia volunteers at is targeted by the infamous brothel-owner Bobby Nails, Tiana is excited to take the job. But when she discovers Bobby Nails has a full army of mercenaries at his disposal, Tiana wonders if she may be in over her head.Tiana and Julia face an unexpected adventure as they seek vengeance against the elusive Nails. Along the way they are joined by Ruby, a pyromaniac ex-prostitute who catches Julia’s eye, and William, a mysterious acrobatic fugitive searching for his daughter.In the end, will they be enough to stop Nails and the chaos he has created?

The Forgotten Women Heroes: Second World War Untold Stories - The Women Heroes in the Extraordinary World War Two

*** This is a short and Untold Stories of the Women Heroes in the Extraordinary World War Two ***These women have been footnotes in history and at least one of them was a model for women in James Bond books and movies. The women however have remained in the shadows of the stories of the Second World War. These women fade into history even though their actions were crucial in changing the outcome of the war. This book is an effort to remember these forgotten women and remove the shrouds from the memory of these amazing and courageous women.Scott’s Other Books:Unforgettable World War II: Aftermath of the Extraordinary Second World WarUnforgettable Vietnam War: The American War in Vietnam - War in the JungleHitler's War and the Horrific Account of the HolocaustWorld War One: A Concise History - The Great WarOn the Brink of Nuclear War: Cuban Missile Crisis - Soviet Union, Cuba and the United StatesThe Forgotten Heroes: Untold Stories of the Extraordinary World War II - Courage, Survival, Resistance and Rescue.

Us, Here, Again: A First Time Lesbian Romance

I never intended to fall in love with my best friend, Megan. It just kind of happened. I blame that stupid kiss at our high school graduation. The kiss was never mentioned, we did not talk about this unspeakable thing she made me feel. Her family left town right after that. And that night, she left me with something I never felt before. The thing kept me wanting, wanting to see her again.After a decade, I have a chance to make everything right again.A reunion party. Will I see Megan again? Well, I hope so.Would everything comes to light, even the truth about our kiss ten years ago.I can't keep my feelings for her a secret anymore.It’s all innocent at first until you’re back in Megan’s hotel room and things start heating up between us both.No more regrets.This book contains adult language and steamy adult activities, it is intended for 18+ Adults Only. HEA (happy ever after ending). Does not end with a "cliffhanger." Themes includes: Love and attraction, first-time romance, best friend to lovers, lesbian romance.

Inevitable: A Teen Paranormal Romance (Goddess of Fate Book 1)

Death is terrible. I know—I've died hundreds of times.Not me, exactly, but each time I enter the soul of a person about to die, I die with them. Over and over again.And I can't stop it, no matter what I do. I keep trying, but each failure makes me hate my life and this cursed ability to See a little more.But now there's a serial killer in my home town, and I've Seen the path of destruction he's about to set out on. Even worse—somehow he knows I've Seen.I don't need to be able to See the future to know I'm on his list.Suddenly, dying is personal. And I've got to find a way to change what's coming before it's too late for me.Before even my death is inevitable.Welcome to The Goddess of Fate series.Inevitable is the first book in an exciting teen/YA paranormal urban fantasy series with a slow-burn romance that delves deeper into mythology and magic with each book. Perfect for fans of Supernatural, Dark Angel Academy, The Girl in the Box, and Marked.One-click today to dive in!

The Choice (The Returned Series)

In Jason Mott’s haunting and unforgettable debut novel, The Returned, an impossible miracle is occurring all across the globe.This is Part 3 in the exciting and much anticipated prequels to Jason Mott’s The Returned – ‘Fantastically readable’ – The TimesPraise for Jason Mott‘With fine craftsmanship and a deep understanding of the human condition, Jason Mott has woven a tale that is in turns tragic and humorous and terrifying’ – Eowyn Ivey, Author of The Snow Child ‘Could be the next Lovely Bones’ – Entertainment Weekly‘Fantastically readable’ – The Times‘Gripping’ – Shortlist'Mott tackles some big themes here, especially the vagaries of spirituality, and scores with one of the most emotionally resonant works in many seasons' – Essence Magazine'It will…make you question what it means to be human and what you'd do in a similar situation'-The Sun'Get in early before the hype begins' – Star Magazine'The Returned transforms a brilliant premise into an extraordinary and beautifully realized novel. My spine is still shivering from the memory of this haunting story. Wow.' -Douglas Preston, #1 bestselling author of The Monster of FlorenceThis is the beginning of the ReturnedPart 1 – The FirstPart 2 – The SparrowPart 3 – The ChoiceThe Returned

The Size of Your Dreams: A Novel that Transforms Lives

What if you could transform your life, your health, your relationships, your finances, and your self-image in just five minutes a day? What if you could learn to do all of that while being engrossed in a story that brings the techniques you’ll need to life? Introducing a groundbreaking novel that’s been compared to The Karate Kid, Dead Poets Society, and Way of the Peaceful Warrior. Dive into the most transformative year in the lives of Kelvin, Christy, Darnell and Jarod as they manifest the seemingly impossible and prove that an activated mind is capable of making dreams of any size a reality. The Size of Your Dreams is not just a story, it’s a book that teaches you the tools to manifest your own dreams.

Catching the Light: Four women, four compelling short stories

“Whatever it is, Mary Grand has it… these four stories are riveting, compelling, illuminating ..”A compelling and heart warming set of four short stories, including 'Belonging' about a young Deaf woman in a new relationship, by Mary Grand, author of ‘Free to Be Tegan’, which has 100 reviews at, averaging 4.7 stars.The New ArrivalRachel has moved to the Isle of Wight determined to become invisible. Hiding a shameful secret she cultivates a ‘cold polite smile as effective as an electric fence.’ However, unexpectedly, into her life comes a loving, crazy, individual: Lottie the cocker spaniel. Everything is about to change. Catching the Light Erin thinks she has found her fairytale prince. However, the honeymoon in a remote cottage in Wales shatters the dream. For the first time in her life Erin discovers the mystical world of fairies.Belonging Megan works in a Theatre for the Deaf. She is Deaf. Her language is British Sign Language. One evening she meets John, who is hearing, and two worlds collide. This is the story of the struggles, joys and tears of their remarkable relationship.The Outing This was to be the most important day of Kay’s life. However her mission to be free from years of guilt reveals so much more than she could possibly imagine.Free to Be TeganAlso included is an excerpt from the author’s full length novel ‘Free to Be Tegan’. Tegan, aged twenty seven, is cast out of the cult, rejected by her family and the only life she has known. She is vulnerable and naïve but she also has courage and the will to survive. She travels to Wales, to previously unknown relations in the wild Cambrian Mountains. Reviews of Free to Be Tegan”Strong writing, insights, and secrets most of us do not understand flow form the pages of this readable novel.”- Grady Harp, Hall of Fame, Top 100 reviewer, Vine Voice“An excellent debut novel, can’t wait for the next one.” “Powerful and beautifully written and I look forward to reading further books from Mary Grand.” “Loved the book …. I was gripped and couldn't put it down.” “It was very thought provoking and emotional with lots of plot twists to keep you on your toes. I highly recommend this book.”Mary Grand's writing has been compared to Kate Atkinson, Adele Parks, Maeve Binchy and Diane Chamberlain, amongst popular contemporary women's authors.An easy read.

Jake Men of Clifton, Montana Book 1

Jake Stone isn’t happy about Hattie’s granddaughter suddenly appearing to take over her ranch after Hattie’s death, but he knows she’d want him to make her welcome. He just didn’t expect to like the stubborn redhead quite so much. Becca Daniels has inherited a horse ranch from a grandmother she never knew. To sell it, she has to live on it for six months. Otherwise, it goes up for auction. Now it seems someone else wants it and is trying to run her off. Now, with her horses stolen, her home invaded, and threats made against her if she doesn’t leave, Becca doesn’t know where to put her trust. What sinister plot is underway to force her hand? Worst of all, could the gorgeous cowboy who’s managed to steal her heart be behind it all?

The Garden on Sunset: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood (Hollywood's Garden of Allah Novels Book 1)

Have you ever wanted to climb into a time machine and visit Hollywood during its heyday?Right before talking pictures slug Tinsel Town in the jaw, a luminous silent screen star converts her private estate into the Garden of Allah Hotel. The lush grounds soon become a haven for Hollywood hopefuls to meet, drink, and revel through the night. But the real story of the Garden of Allah begins with its three kids on the brink of something big.But the real story of the Garden of Allah begins with its first few residents, three kids on the brink of something big.Marcus Adler flees Pennsylvania for Hollywood with his mouth shut and his eyes open, and begins to write the lines all those starlets will say out loud. Can a smart, sensitive guy find his own voice in a town that's just learning to talk?Kathryn Massey couldn't care less about being a movie star. When she takes off with her typewriter, determined to become a newspaper reporter, she finds that breaking into the boys' club is tougher than breaking free of her bossy mother. To make it in this town, she'll need some serious moxie. Gwendolyn Brick is a Southern beauty who's come a long way to try her luck on the big screen. She's hoping the same succulent lips the guys want to kiss will land her more than a bit part on a casting couch.Nobody gets a free pass in Hollywood, but a room at the Garden on Sunset can get your foot in the door.The Garden on Sunset is the first in Martin Turnbull's series of historical novels set during Hollywood's golden age.Hollywood’s Garden of Allah novels:Book 1 – “The Garden on Sunset”Book 2 – “The Trouble with Scarlett”Book 3 – “Citizen Hollywood”Book 4 – “Searchlights and Shadows”Martin Turnbull's Garden of Allah novels have been optioned for the screen by film & television producer, Tabrez Noorani.INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHORYour Garden of Allah novels are rich in the history and lore of classic era Hollywood. What was your original inspiration?I came across an online article about the Garden of Allah Hotel, which opened on Sunset Boulevard in 1927, just before “The Jazz Singer” ushered in the talkies, and closed in 1959, the year that “Ben Hur” announced the last hurrah of the studio system. The Garden’s residents witnessed the unfolding evolution of Hollywood and actively participated in it.How has writing these novels changed your view of this golden age that we perceive as the greatest era of film production?L.A. was a much less densely populated city. Consequently, all movie industry workers were far more likely to know each other. People moved from MGM to Paramount to Twentieth Century-Fox to RKO to Warner Bros. Two or three degrees of separation were usually enough!Why did you not go the safe route and change the names of the major players to suit your story?The whole point of recounting the history of Hollywood through the eyes of the Garden’s residents was because so many celebrities lived there. Harpo Marx and Sergei Rachmaninoff were neighbors, F. Scott Fitzgerald played charades with Dorothy Parker, Errol Flynn got drunk, Ginger Rogers was always looking for a tennis partner, and Bogart courted Bacall. I figured: Why tell it if I’m going to change the names? Do you think stories set in old Hollywood are becoming more popular because of Turner Classic Movies?Yes! TCM has produced a whole new audience for them. Consequently there is a greater interest in the time and place from which these movies sprung.

The City: free sampler

TRY THIS FREE SAMPLER. No.1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz is at the peak of his storytelling powers with this major new novel – a rich, multi-layered story that moves back and forth across decades and generations as a gifted musician relates the ‘terrible and wonderful’ events that began in his city in 1967, when he was ten.THIS IS THE STORY OF A BOY AND A CITY…Jonah Kirk’s childhood has been punctuated by extraordinary moments – like the time a generous stranger helped him realize his dream of learning the piano. Nothing is more important to him than his family and friends, and the electrifying power of music.But now Jonah has a terrifying secret. And it sets him on a collision course with a group of dangerous people who will change his life forever.For one bright morning, a single earth-shattering event will show Jonah that in his city, good is entwined with malice, and sometimes the dark side of humanity triumphs. But it will also teach him that courage and honour are found in the most unexpected places, and the way forward lies buried deep inside the heart.If he can just survive to find it…

All of the Above

When President Linda Travis is briefed at gunpoint and told of the human-alien conspiracy that secretly controls her government, she does something none of her predecessors dared to do: she runs. During the chase that ensues, from the rural mountains of Vermont to the arctic wilderness of Bathurst Island, through the underground blackness of the aliens’ Ottawa Lodge to the bewildering landscapes of the astral realm, Linda encounters both obstacles and aid where she least expects them. Along the way, she is forced to face fully the converging crises of energy, economy, and environment that threaten the entire world, and to confront deep assumptions about the nature of reality itself. Only by doing so is she able to see clearly what she must do to help her people.ALL OF THE ABOVE is a sci-fi/conspiracy thriller, reflecting the stresses and urgencies of the near future, as the oil sputters, the dollar dwindles, the climate careens, and the geopolitical landscape lurches underfoot. ALL OF THE ABOVE is a different sort of love story, exploring how the human heart can guide us through challenging times. ALL OF THE ABOVE is a journey to a possible next paradigm, an adventure with one foot planted in the current worldview of separation and materialism and the other foot taking tentative steps into a conscious universe of connection and collaboration.ALL OF THE ABOVE is Book One of the NONE SO BLIND series, which follows President Linda Travis and Cole Thomas across the decades and through the cosmos. Confronted with the collapse of the global industrial culture into which they were born, and stripped of their fundamental expectations and beliefs by the revelatory activities of alien intelligences, Cole and Linda embark on a spiritual journey through our own near-future, seeking a sane and mature response to the great challenges of our time. The story will continue in Book Two, RUMI'S FIELD, in which Linda attempts to lead her people off the road to extinction and down a new path she cannot even see, toward a destination found on no map yet made. The secret conspirators may not allow her to succeed. And the aliens will only wait so long before they intervene. The story will conclude in Book Three, IMBOLC, as Cole and Linda plant the seeds for a new paradigm in the scarred and frozen soil of a very different Earth.

Amarna Book I: Book of Ida: SAMPLE CHAPTERS: Prologue - II

"An impressively ingenious reframing of the chaotic domino effect caused by King Tut's death & the tantalizing possibility of his line's survival."------------------Did the Amarna line really end with King Tut's Death?Ancient Egypt: 1324 BCThe last living male descendant of the Amarna line, Pharaoh Tutankhamun, has died suddenly under mysterious circumstances. His wife, Queen Ankhesenamun, is left without a male heir. The ambitious vipers, Ay and Horemheb, are nipping at her heels in their bid to seize power.Queen Ankhe has but one hope to maintain her hold on the throne - an alliance with the Hittites. With Ay and Horemheb watching her every move, there is only one person she can trust to save her and her line - a girl, a slave - Ida.----------------------------------------------Amarna is a historical drama set in Ancient Egypt, Hattusa & Syria that was inspired by the strange but true events surrounding the battle for the throne of Egypt following Pharaoh Tutankhamun's death and the interconnected events that took place in the Hittite empire.It includes an end matter feature that details what did and didn't really happen (at least as far as historians believed at the time it was written).

The Crown in the Heather (The Bruce Trilogy Book 1)

(THE BRUCE TRILOGY: BOOK I)Love and loyalty. Betrayal and murder. What is the cost of a crown?In 1290, Scotland is without a king. Two families - the Bruces and the Balliols - vie for the throne.Robert the Bruce is in love with Elizabeth de Burgh, the daughter of an adherent of the ruthless Longshanks, King of England. In order to marry her and not give up his chances of someday becoming King of Scots, Robert must abandon his rebel ways and bide his time as Longshanks' vassal.But Edward, Longshanks' heir, doesn't trust the opportunistic Scotsman and vows to one day destroy him. While quietly plotting his rebellion, Robert is betrayed by one of his own and must flee Longshanks' vengeance. Aided by the unlikely brilliance of the soft-spoken young nobleman, James Douglas, Robert battles for his throne.Victory, though, is never certain and Robert soon learns that keeping his crown may mean giving up that which he loves most-his beloved Elizabeth.

The Serpent's Oath: (M/M Tudor Romance of The Eunuch Arthamaeus and Thomas Cromwell)

Before Thomas More is sent to the Tower by the will of King Henry VIII, he entrusts his illegitimate son, Arthamaeus into the guardianship of Thomas Cromwell as the means to expel his guilt. Already a young man, Arthamaeus is restless to depart from the abbey where he has spent his formative years, a recluse tolerated for his unnamed father's beneficence. Yet the journey which he embarks upon is one which neither he nor Cromwell had anticipated -- taken away aboard a slave ship and sold to an eccentric nobleman who holds court in the fashion of King Darius, inspired by similar enigmas as the likes of Ludwig II of Bavaria in building his grand palace in ruinous opulence and grandeur. Arthamaeus is chosen as one of the eunuchs who adorn these marble halls, waiting at table and at bedchamber, while passing the time between court ceremonies in writing the memoirs of his strange life for one he hardly knows -- his remaining tie to his father and England: the pragmatic statesman who takes the role of conscience and advisor. Since their first encounter, Cromwell is deeply struck by the man's resemblance to More, the imperious friend he had admired in his youth, a friendship scorned by difference in rank, existing only in the periphery of his mind, the hidden daydreams of a blacksmith's son. Cromwell struggles to subdue these phantasms which threaten his position at a precarious time of royal upheavals and court intrigues -- yet he cannot fully sever the tie that binds him to this fatal attachment, an obsession which grows with absence.

Modified: Volume 1

Sometimes super powers aren't all they're cracked up to be...Kate has enough problems - a boss that's a little too friendly, a sex life that's non-existent, and a cat with zero tolerance for late meals. The last thing she needs is to be kidnapped, even if it is by a hot Brit.Afterwards, she's mysteriously returned and has no memory of what happened. She learns, with the help of an eccentric sexy woman, that she's been modified - given a power unique to her talents. Sounds cool, right? It would be if she knew how to use it without killing everyone around her...Modified is a funny, sexy, geeky romp about the trouble of acquiring an unexpected and inherently evil super power. Full of offbeat characters, profanity, and just enough deliciously wicked thoughts, you'll love this fun series. Please note - Modified is a serialized story. Think of each volume more like an episode of a TV show than a fully contained novel. For this reason, it's only going to make sense when read in order.Fans of Jamie Hawke's Myth Protector and Jan Stryvant's Valens Legacy series will devour this super-powered, serialized story. Pick up your copy today and get Modified!Reader Discretion is Advised: If you are offended by strong language, sexual situations, or short, serialized books then for the love of God don't read this.

COUNTERPOINT: Henry, the King's Cavalier (The Lydiard Chronicles: 1603-1664)

SHORT STORYA man may think his life is only measured by battles fought for the king. Until he meets a woman worth fighting for.Henry Wilmot. Cavalier. Seasoned soldier. Grieving widower. On the eve of battle he is sent by the king to requisition arms. What he did not expect was that the supplies were a gift from a feisty and attractive widow who was hiding her own Royalist beliefs in plain sight. Even more alarming was that his quest took him into the heart of an enemy Parliamentarian household. Will Henry survive the fight of his life? And will Nan remember him if he does?A counterpoint is a melody played in conjunction with another, or an opposing viewpoint in an argument. Our lives are complex, and each one of us carries within us a counterpoint to another’s story.Here is a counterpoint to Nan Wilmot, from Written in Their Stars.

A New Kind of Zeal

He wanted peace. He found a life-changing adventure…Tristan Blake’s time in the army left him scarred and broken. Now that he’s home from war, the atheist bishop’s son wants nothing more than the peace and quiet of the New Zealand coast. When a Maori priest named Rau offers him a lift, neither of them expect a ride that could change their lives forever.On a beach up north, a mysterious man scores Rau a colossal snapper with no bait. As Joshua joins the atheist and the priest on their journey to the heart of the nation, Tristan is surprised by his provocative friendship. As word of the jean-sporting guru spreads, the prime minister and Tristan’s father take notice…Tristan is left with a choice: follow a man who demands love that could transform his life, or thwart Joshua’s influence by doing the unthinkable…A New Kind of Zeal is a spiritual and psychological suspense novel for people of all walks of life. If you enjoy compelling characters, a new take on ancient teachings, and stories with a New Zealand flair, then you’ll love Michelle Warren’s book of faith under fire.Download A New Kind of Zeal to explore a whole new world today.

The Queen's Rival: Lettice Knollys: A Short Story (The Tudor Court)

Related by bloodDivided by loveTo Elizabeth Tudor, Lettice Knollys was always ‘the other woman’.Lettice was younger, more beautiful and more alluring than Queen Elizabeth could ever be. And that was the problem.Widowed when still young, Lettice must raise four children in an age when a woman always needs a man to provide for her. Which isn’t a problem for Lettice. Lettice is a woman who likes to have a man by her side – and in her bed.But the men in her life have loyalties to another woman – Queen Elizabeth I – and Elizabeth doesn’t like to share. One woman has absolute power; the other has only her wit and her beauty.And so begins a rivalry that will endure for both their lifetimes.Here, in her own words, Lettice tells her story of the men in her life and how Elizabeth Tudor stole them from her.The Queen’s Rival is a short story companion piece to other biographical historical fiction books in The Tudor Court series which chronicle the lives of famous, not to say infamous, historical figures who serve the kings and queens of England during the sixteenth century.Lettice's story is also told in the historical fiction novels The Queen’s Favourite and The Queen’s Rebel, Books I and II in The Tudor Court series.Also available:THE QUEEN’S FAVOURITE (BOOK I)THE QUEEN’S REBEL (BOOK II)THE QUEEN’S SPYMASTER (BOOK III)THE TUDOR COURT BOX SET: BOOKS I-IIIRevised edition.

The Strain: Part 1, Sections 1 to 6 inclusive: A gripping suspense thriller that will keep you hooked from the first page to the last!

The high-concept thriller with a supernatural edge from the world-famous director, whose films include Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy.A plane lands at JFK and mysteriously ‘goes dark’, stopping in the middle of the runway for no apparent reason, all lights off, all doors sealed. The pilots cannot be raised.When the hatch above the wing finally clicks open, it soon becomes clear that everyone on board is dead – although there is no sign of any trauma or struggle. Ephraim Goodweather and his team from the Center for Disease Control must work quickly to establish the cause of this strange occurrence before panic spreads.The first thing they discover is that four of the victims are actually still alive. But that’s the only good news. And when all two hundred corpses disappear from various morgues around the city on the same night, things very rapidly get worse. Soon Eph and a small band of helpers will find themselves battling to protect not only their own loved ones, but the whole city, against an ancient threat to humanity.Perfect for fans of Dean Koontz’s The Eyes of Darkness

A Single Swallow

The eagerly awaited English translation of award-winning author Zhang Ling’s epic and intimate novel about the devastation of war, forgiveness, redemption, and the enduring power of love.On the day of the historic 1945 Jewel Voice Broadcast—in which Emperor Hirohito announced Japan’s surrender to the Allied forces, bringing an end to World War II—three men, flush with jubilation, made a pact. After their deaths, each year on the anniversary of the broadcast, their souls would return to the Chinese village of their younger days. It’s where they had fought—and survived—a war that shook the world and changed their own lives in unimaginable ways. Now, seventy years later, the pledge is being fulfilled by American missionary Pastor Billy, brash gunner’s mate Ian Ferguson, and local soldier Liu Zhaohu.All that’s missing is Ah Yan—also known as Swallow—the girl each man loved, each in his own profound way.As they unravel their personal stories of the war, and of the woman who touched them so deeply during that unforgiving time, the story of Ah Yan’s life begins to take shape, woven into view by their memories. A woman who had suffered unspeakable atrocities, and yet found the grace and dignity to survive, she’d been the one to bring them together. And it is her spark of humanity, still burning brightly, that gives these ghosts of the past the courage to look back on everything they endured and remember the woman they lost.

Spellbound: A Paranormal Urban Fantasy Academy Romance (Spellbound Academy Novel Book 1)

“Welcome to Spellbound Academy.” Where my kind are sent to die. If you are born different than other Paranormal beings, you are very welcome here. There are only two rules here. Rule 1: Half-breeds do not use magik.Rule 2: Do as you are told and keep your head down. Rule 3: When they try to kill you…die. Too bad I have always been very bad at following the rules. They have beaten me and stripped me of my magik. But when they try to kill the only person I love; All bets are off. I will make them regret the day they tried to turn me into their prey.

Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë’s most beloved novel describes the passionate love between the courageous orphan Jane Eyre and the brilliant, brooding, and domineering Rochester.The loneliness and cruelty of Jane’s childhood strengthens her natural independence and spirit, which prove invaluable when she takes a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall. But after she falls in love with her sardonic employer, her discovery of his terrible secret forces her to make a heart-wrenching choice. Ever since its publication in 1847, "Jane Eyre" has enthralled every kind of reader, from the most critical and cultivated to the youngest and most unabashedly romantic. It lives as one of the great triumphs of storytelling and as a moving and unforgettable portrayal of a woman's quest for self-respect.

Everything But the Truth: Story of Our Scandalous Grandmother

This is Part 1 of a 4 part novel about a woman born in the backwoods in1900. In those days, women couldn’t vote, drink in public, or speak their minds outside of their homes. Most women anyway, but one thing for sure, Margaret Rose Nolan, wasn’t most women. Born into north Appalachian's piedmont, she knew what she wanted, and it wasn’t to live in the backwoods of Alabama surrounded by poverty and ignorance. She didn't care what women were supposed to do or what others thought of her; she followed a single-minded purpose -- create opportunities for the things she desired. If getting what she wanted required manipulating men, then that was too bad for them. It wasn’t her fault men liked her, but she used it and used it well. In those days, women called her a Jezebel. She called them ignorant. She moved from moonshine to champagne, from rowboats to cruise ships, from foolish foothill suitors to society's elite, usually at the expense of others, even her own children.(You may wish to see the Complete and Unabridged Version.)Pat Conroy, my first cousin, and I spent time in our grandmother’s ‘big house’ in Atlanta. Pat and I traveled together to Piedmont, Alabama, to research our family history. I spent many summers visiting with the people who knew Margaret when she was young. Much later in life, our ailing grandmother came to live with my wife and me for more than a year. She regaled us with tales of her life. This book is a fictionalized account of her life. She lived the life as told, but just like her, the story has to have some lies and exaggerations, or it wouldn’t be our grandmother.

The Second Mrs. Astor: Sneak Peek

Special Extended Excerpt Sneak Peek!Be one of the first to read this sneak peek of the latest thrilling historical novel from New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author Shana Abé, an epic story in the tradition of The American Duchess—a sweeping love story between John Jacob Astor, the richest man in America, and teenaged beauty Madeleine Force, set against the backdrop of the drama and tragedy of the sinking of the Titanic.“I won’t begin with our ending, which everyone in the world knows anyway. Our beginning, however, belonged only to us. . . .”Madeleine Talmage Force is just seventeen when she attracts the attention of John Jacob “Jack” Astor. Madeleine is beautiful, intelligent, and solidly upper-class, but the Astors are in a league apart. Jack’s mother was the Mrs. Astor, American royalty and New York’s most formidable socialite. Jack is dashing and industrious—a hero of the Spanish-American war, an inventor, and a canny businessman. Despite their twenty-nine-year age difference, and the scandal of Jack’s recent divorce, Madeleine falls headlong into love—and becomes the press’s favorite target.On their extended honeymoon in Egypt, the newlyweds finally find a measure of peace from photographers and journalists. Madeleine feels truly alive for the first time—and is happily pregnant. The couple plans to return home in the spring of 1912, aboard an opulent new ocean liner. When the ship hits an iceberg close to midnight on April 14th, there is no immediate panic. The swift, state-of-the-art RMS Titanic seems unsinkable. As Jack helps Madeleine into a lifeboat, he assures her that he’ll see her soon in New York. . . .Four months later, at the Astors’ Fifth Avenue mansion, a widowed Madeleine gives birth to their son. In the wake of the disaster, the press has elevated her to the status of virtuous, tragic heroine. But Madeleine’s most important decision still lies ahead: whether to accept the role assigned to her, or carve out her own remarkable path . . .

When the Apricots Bloom: Chapter Sampler: A Novel of Riveting and Evocative Fiction

Join three different women as they form friendships, protect their families, and test political allegiances in the country of Iraq in a special sneak peek of this moving and thrilling novel.Inspired by her own experiences in Iraq during Saddam Hussein's rule, Gina Wilkinson's evocative, suspenseful debut is told through the eyes of three very different women confronting the limits of friendship and forgiveness, and the strength of a mother's love.At night, in Huda's fragrant garden, a breeze sweeps in from the desert encircling Baghdad, rustling the leaves of her apricot trees and carrying warning of visitors at her gate. Huda, a secretary at the Australian embassy, lives in fear of the mukhabarat--the secret police who watch and listen for any scrap of information that can be used against America and its allies. They have ordered her to befriend Ally Wilson, the deputy ambassador's wife. Huda has no wish to be an informant, but fears for her teenage son, who may be forced to join a deadly militia. Nor does she know that Ally has dangerous secrets of her own.Huda's former friend, Rania, enjoyed a privileged upbringing as the daughter of a sheikh. Now her family's wealth is gone, and Rania too is battling to keep her child safe and a roof over their heads. As the women's lives intersect, their hidden pasts spill into the present. Facing possible betrayal at every turn, all three must trust in a fragile, newfound loyalty, even as they discover how much they are willing to sacrifice to protect their families.

The Missing Chapter: What Was Left Out of The Secret Journals Of Adolf Hitler

The Missing Chapter is not a book but the chapter that was removed from The Secret Journals of Adolf Hitler during the editorial review. It will always be free of charge. The chapter centres around the Nazi Party Rally of 1927, illustrating the increasing power of the Nazis, the Torchlight procession, and the Dedication of Banners, all serving to instill into the minds of the people the idea of spirituality being attached to the Nazi cult. Hitler’s obsession with the Holy Lance, better known as The Spear of Destiny is also discussed. The spear was said to have magical powers, having once been used at the Crucifixion to wound the side of Christ. Hitler firmly believed that whoever had the Spear became invincible and could conquer the world.Enjoy!

His Missing Piece of Happiness: An Inspirational Historical Romance Book

As Jenny Rose walks away from her mother's funeral, she feels the urge to start fresh somewhere new. Eager to leave her grief and hurtful memories behind, she answers a mail-order-bride ad, hoping for a chance at love too. When she receives the first letter from Malcolm, her spirits are raised and she has a really good feeling about their future together. However, upon her arrival, she notices a confusing behavior on his part, which leaves her puzzled. Will she find happiness in Texas, so far from the home she'd known all her life? Will Malcolm prove to be the man of her dreams or will she regret her brave decision?Malcolm Halstead has lived a challenging life since the death of his parents ten years ago. Having dedicated himself to taking care of his severely traumatized sister, Marie, he desperately needs a breath of fresh air. Longing for love and happiness, he places a mail-order-bride ad in hopes of bringing a glimmer of light back into his life. Finding himself surprisingly stricken with Jenny Rose's wit as he reads her first letter, he decides that she is the right one for him without second thoughts. Will the vibrant life he deeply craves finally be within reach, or will his untold secrets threaten to destroy his only chance to find his happy ending?Little does Jenny Rose know that she will quickly and effortlessly fall into love's embrace after her mother's tragic loss. At the same time, her presence in Malcolm's life signifies the beginning of a new era, as she brings a welcome and much-needed change in it. Will the special bond they build between them hold strong through the tests that are about to come?"His Missing Piece of Happiness" is a historical romance novel of approximately 60,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.

I love myself ok?: A Berlin Trilogy

Young, angry and articulate, the narrator of Chloe Zeegen’s Berlin Trilogy moves to Berlin (drugs, clubs, parks and politics), outs herself on Facebook and tests her luck. Fast-paced and in your face.Chloe Zeegen’s trilogy of short stories requires a genre all of its own. Social commentary? The Facebook generation’s sexual awakening? Zeegen’s spontaneous and conversational style reads like online chat intersected by passages of poetry. Her narrator experiences Berlin’s parties and private views, meets random people, assembles her Ikea bed, paces through history and turns an intellectual eye to pop architecture. Kreuzberg and Neukölln feature, as does the ‘Späti’ – the trusty Berlin 7-11. An original and striking voice that you have certainly not heard the last of at mikrotext.

Jules Verne: The Collection

This ebook compiles Jule Verne's complete collection, including "Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea", "Journey to the Interior of the Earth", "The Mysterious Island", "Around the World in Eighty Days", "The Master of the World", "From the Earth to the Moon", "In Search of the Castaways" and many more!This edition has been professionally formatted and contains several tables of contents. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC that lists all the chapters and sub-chapters of that specific work.

Glaring Shadow: A Stream of Consciousness Novel

In a stream of consciousness mode ‘Glaring Shadow’ is the self-account of the life and times of a man, who liquidates his immense wealth only to consign it to the flames. The agony and ecstasy of his life as he makes it big in our materialistic world and the way he loses his soul in the bargain, only to regain it when tragedy strikes him makes one ponder over the meaning of success in life.This philosophical ‘novel of a memoir’ is a compelling read that is conducive to contemplate about the nature and scope of human relationships.This narrative is set in1. Glaring Shadow2. Pains of Regret3. Cradle of Life4. Outlook for Re-look5. Humbling Reality6. Orgies of Love7. Pangs of Remorse8. Villainy of Innocence9. Couple of a Kind10. A Character of Sorts11. Moments of Poignance12. Enigma of Being13. Vignettes of a Village14. A Teacher of Note15. Brink of Incest16. Love-less Love17. Flights of Heart18 Gaffes of Youth19. Pats and Slights20. An Emotional Affair21. The Harlot Zone22. A Lingering Longing23. Smallness of Bigness24. Disown to Own25. Sentiment of Ruin26. Enigma of Attraction27. Veneer of the Vile28. Swap for Nope29. Goring Syndrome30. Back to the Basics

Horror Stories: 45 Short Stories of Horror (Book 9)

Horror Stories45+ Short Horror Story of True Horror and Chilling Murders, Scary Ghosts, Supernatural Horror & Haunted Houses (Best Horror Short Stories Anthology Collection)so you think you’ve heard it all–the really scary ghost stories. At this point, nothing can scare you. We beg to disagree.'A young woman’s night-time escapade goes eerily wrong. A man is forced to relive the horrible accident that tore his family apart over and over again. An underground thrill through ancient catacombs proves disastrously horrific. A young boy is haunted by the scarecrow in the fields behind his home. And a woman is revisited by the ghost of a psychotic killer in the most dreadful of ways.Lucita and her best friend Nicolas were on shopping. While they were walking at the shopping centre, Nicolas found a leather wallet. It was a bit big and brown. Lucita looked at him and said: "Open it. Maybe there is a identity card or driving lisence. So we can learn whose wallet is it." Nikolay confirmed her and opened the wallet. There was a piece of paper. Nikolay examined it, something was written in that paper. Lucita took it and read: "If you found this wallet and if you read this paper, you will be doomed". They thought it was a joke and ignored.

Hannah's Moon (American Journey Book 5)

After struggling for years to have a child, Claire Rasmussen, 34, turns to adoption, only to find new obstacles on the path to motherhood. Then she gets an unlikely phone call and soon learns that a distant uncle possesses the secrets of time travel. Within weeks, Claire, husband Ron, and brother David find themselves on a train to Tennessee and 1945, where adoptable infants are plentiful and red tape is short. For a time, they find what they seek. Then a beautiful stranger enters their lives, the Navy calls, and a simple, straightforward mission becomes a race for survival. Filled with suspense, romance, and heartbreak, HANNAH’S MOON, the epic conclusion of the American Journey series, follows the lives of four spirited adults as they confront danger, choices, and change in the tense final months of World War II.

The Woman At Twenty-six

'It was as if whoever or whatever was in there knew I had arrived and at last had what they wanted. Something was waiting for me and I shuddered and felt a cold trickle of sweat run down my spine.'It had all started so perfectly, but life never turns out quite as you planned. ‘Our new home,’ Beth had whispered. ‘Our dream house. New beginnings.’ But she couldn’t have been more wrong…From the author of the Write Here, Right Now 2018 Prize shortlisted 'When She Was Bad' and the acclaimed 'Bad For Good', a new novel that will chill you to the corePraise for Neil Bailey’s Barclay & MacDonald novels“A highly original and promising debut … For a debut novel, this is unusually polished” Bea Davenport, author of The Misper“This novel is extraordinary in many ways. It’s crisply written, witty and entertaining with plot twists that keep you guessing throughout. The author has created characters that should endure and endear for years (and sequels) to come. Looking forward to their continuing adventures ... Bravo!”

The King of Warsaw: A Novel

A city ignited by hate. A man in thrall to power. The ferociously original award-winning bestseller by Poland’s literary phenomenon—his first to be translated into English.It’s 1937. Poland is about to catch fire.In the boxing ring, Jakub Szapiro commands respect, revered as a hero by the Jewish community. Outside, he instills fear as he muscles through Warsaw as enforcer for a powerful crime lord. Murder and intimidation have their rewards. He revels in luxury, spends lavishly, and indulges in all the pleasures that barbarity offers. For a man battling to be king of the underworld, life is good. Especially when it’s a frightening time to be alive.Hitler is rising. Fascism is escalating. As a specter of violence hangs over Poland like a black cloud, its marginalized and vilified Jewish population hopes for a promise of sanctuary in Palestine. Jakub isn’t blind to the changing tide. What’s unimaginable to him is abandoning the city he feels destined to rule. With the raging instincts that guide him in the ring and on the streets, Jakub feels untouchable. He must maintain the order he knows—even as a new world order threatens to consume him.

Love, Murder and a Good Bottle of Wine: A Murder Mystery Series Book featuring strong women (Wagner & Callender Mystery 1)

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 aunt and focus on unraveling the mystery of Caro's death. She's a smart woman, but this will take a depth of courage she's not sure she possesses because the killer may be coming after her and every move Sarah makes seems to increase the odds that one of the people she loves is the killer.Why not start reading now? Look inside.

Dawn Patrol (The Victory Trilogy Book 1)

December 1916.The Allies have finally achieved aerial domination over the enemy. But the pendulum is swinging back in the Germans' favour, with the emergence of a devastating new fighter, the Albatros, and the growing obsolescence of the slower Sopwith Pup and the outgunned Nieuport 17.Three raw pilots have arrived at the Western Front: Anderson, to join the Royal Flying Corps; Fournol, to join l'Aviation Militaire; and Schonborn, to join Die Deutschen Luftstreitkräfte.They are very different men in their background and character. But the impact of air combat and the fate of other pilots is about to change all of them. While in their private, romantic lives, they about to experience both happiness and misery.But they all have the war in common.How men and machines adjust to the pressures of swiftly changing demands is absorbingly recounted against a historically accurate backcloth of the contemporary events in the campaign on the ground: culminating in the badly planned Battle of Arras, in which tanks went into action for the first time.This novel bears all the popular Richard Townsend Bickers hallmarks of technical accuracy, factual authenticity, acute characterisation, profound knowledge of air fighting, humour and good prose.Dawn Patrol was previously published as Dawn Readiness and is the first book in The Victory Trilogy saga.Praise for Richard Townshend Bickers‘A thrilling page turner,’ - Tom Kasey, bestselling author of The Trade Off Richard Townshend Bickers volunteered for the RAF on the outbreak of the second world war and served, with a Permanent Commission, for eighteen years. He wrote a range of military fiction and non-fiction books, including Torpedo Attack, My Enemy Came Nigh and Summer of No Surrender

The Luminous Sandwich

Webb Owens arrives in a small redwood town with a series of magical sandwiches – the Stinky, the Paradox, the Northwester – that enchant the populace and save the local bagelry from certain death. Along the way, he pulls the owner, Reggie MacLeish, out of a ruinous grieving for his sister, and wins the affections of Amber Olara, an iconic California golden girl with a Mensa IQ. But Webb’s real mission has more to do with the neon sign over Webb’s Market, and the way he keeps staring at the hands and eyes of his customers, looking for clues about his past. A modern-day fable from the award-winning author of The Popcorn Girl and Nature Boy.“Vaughn has a style that is reminiscent of a modern-day Steinbeck. He takes normal human beings and emotions and makes them extraordinary and profound… A living writer who is unlike anyone else.” --K. Calen"A stylistic cross between Tom Robbins, Kerouac, and Wes Anderson at their finest. Vaughn writes with a wit, tenderness, cerebral intensity and outright raunchy humor which fast becomes addictive." --CSLowe

Menace in the Mysterious Train: A Historical Western Adventure Book

When Edgar Campbell arrives in Red River, he falls victim to a deceitful poker player and loses every worldly possession he has. Without hope, a horse, or even a pistol, Edgar gambles on a chance meeting with someone that will turn things around. Fortunately, luck smiles on him when he is assigned with the simple task of accompanying a cattle baron's livestock to another town. Little does he know that amongst the cattle there is a cargo much more valuable, that will get him into trouble and will put his life in grave peril. What will Edgar be willing to risk in order to accomplish a mission that isn't as innocent as it first seemed? Will he manage to protect the valuable shipment and defeat a murderous gang that disperses fear in its wake?While Edgar is running for his life, he crosses paths with his boss's daughter, who, determined to prove her worth, disguises herself and jumps on the same train with him. When Edgar discovers her true identity, he will do whatever it takes to protect her from the vicious outlaws who have invaded the train. The more time they spend together, the more he realizes that her braveness and wit have made him lose his mind. But as long as criminals are after them and his life is at stake, he has no time for love. Will Edgar help Rose survive the treacherous journey? Will he manage to get out of this train safe and sound, despite the endless challenges he encounters?Fierce crossfires and an unprecedented hide and seek, take Edgar and Rose on an adventure that will remain indelible in their minds. Will they endure the wild ride across the frontier west? Or will overpowering forces ruin their chance at happiness once and for all?A pulse-pounding drama, which will make you turn the pages with bated breath until the very last word. A must-read for fans of Western action and romance."Menace in the Mysterious Train" is a historical adventure novel of approximately 60,000 words. No cliffhangers, only pure unadulterated action.

The Distance Between

Michael Adams, a lawyer in his late twenties, has everything a guy could wish for. He’s smart, rich, good-looking and has a degree from an Ivy-League university. There is only one thing he cannot have; his stepbrother David. He’s struggled with his feelings for years and even traveled great distances to be away from David. Michael has tried to build a new life for himself in Paris where he is dating a handsome French guy, Remi. All the ingredients for a happy, successful life are there but Michael can’t get over his feelings for his stepbrother. After all this time David is still the man of his dreams. David has felt the same way about his stepbrother for a long time; he loves Michael more than anything. But Michael has been too afraid of their families’ reaction to let David into his life. He pushes his stepbrother away constantly and David throws himself into the arms of a series of wrong men. When Michael returns to the US, the two stepbrothers have to work together daily, at their dad’s law firm. Things get very complicated soon enough, and Michel will have to make a difficult choice between keeping his feelings a secret and losing the guy he loves or finally admitting his love for his stepbrother at the risk of breaking-up their family.This novel contains mature themes. Not intended for readers under 16.To improve readability this book was edited. An updated version is available from 06/09/2013.

Fort Point (Maine Justice Book 2)

An ill-fated class reunion at Fort Point. . .Maine’s most famous author is murdered the night after the reunion. A classmate turns up dead a few days later, apparently drowned at Fort Point.What does a cold case burglary have to do with the deaths? And did a third classmate really commit suicide?The Priority Unit solves its most challenging case, relying on wits, hard work, and faith. Meanwhile, Jennifer Wainthrop plans her wedding but manages to hand the detectives some important clues. Detective Harvey Larson is offered a job he doesn’t want, until he learns the police chief has had a tragic accident. Captain Mike Browning is on vacation in Maine's far north, and proves a difficult man to track down.Harvey and Jennifer continue their faith journey and romance while untangling the evidence.Despite many obstacles, the Priority Unit is once again serving up Maine Justice.

Dead Ringer

In early 1944, the shadows of defeat are stretching over Nazi Germany, but deep within the Third Reich, Hitler's scientists successfully test a new weapon of incredible power- an atomic bomb. Allied intelligence reports indicate more of these weapons will soon be assembled and loaded aboard a German U-boat. The submarine's mission is uncomplicated-destroy London and bring the Allies to their knees. A team of American operatives is formed to hijack the U-boat and it's deadly cargo but Roosevelt and Churchill know the odds of the mission succeeding are next to impossible. In an astonishing wartime twist of fate, a German officer, thought to be dead, inexplicably reappears and is brought to London for interrogation. Is he a clever agent sent by the Gestapo to mislead the Allies, or the one man who can take the team deep behind enemy lines, through the rampant paranoia of the Nazi regime and onto the submarine without arousing suspicion? An alternate history adventure with an impeccable sense of time and place, William Cone's debut is an action-packed, white-knuckled thriller that is as relentless as it is entertaining. A riveting tale of intrigue, valor and sacrifice, DEAD RINGER presents the desperate struggle of a world on the brink and those who risk everything to save it. Join the team as they race through the danger of war torn Europe towards a final explosive confrontation with the Fuhrer himself.

Lick My Lightning

◆ The powerful follow up to 2020's Wicked Games ◆There's a blue light in the sky, and everything is worse now.On her eighteenth birthday Leanne stands in the cemetery staring down at the fresh grave of her Auntie Pauline, whilst a mysterious blue light hangs ominously in the sky. Too old now for another foster home or carer Leanne wonders how she's going to survive on her own.When she meets the charming Luke it seems Leanne might finally have found some happiness. But after a party gone wrong and a drug-fuelled escape from England can Leanne be sure Luke's intentions are as pure as they seem? From the sleepy suburbs of London to the squalor of Amsterdam's red-light district, Leanne is propelled in to a spiral of depravity and addiction from which she must find the strength to escape. 

No Ordinary Man: Obsession defined this soldier's secret life

A hauntingly, heart-wrenching true story about a soldier's conflict with the love of his life and his own secret identity. A gripping tale that takes the reader into Mick Thompson's innermost thoughts and his emotional turmoil during his heroic survival in Egypt's Western Desert war, and after his return home to New Zealand in 1945. To escape reality, Mick transforms himself in the quiet gloom of his attic room into a secret persona that he goes to extreme lengths to hide. But as he settles back into civilian life after WWII, he is confronted by the reality of his love affair. Gripping and beautifully written, this fascinating insight into this soldier's private obsession is handled with sensitivity and integrity, delivering a true story that's hard to put down. This intriguing story will appeal to readers of The Nightingale, The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Danish Girl.

JILL the Ripper: An Explanation of Unsolved Victorian Horrific Murders (MUEHLBERG one star two star)

[My only reviewer so far (anonymous) has given me two stars. I imagine the review is revenge. Fitting for a story about rage. I welcome the review. Its author is now another shadow among Jill's intersections.] [03/16/2021 Now I have three reviews / ratings; a second two-star review / rating plus a five-star; a total of three reviews / ratings. "Jill" is in a star fight. A story about rage is stimulating opposition. Again, fitting.] “My name is Chief Inspector Frederick George Abberline of the London Metropolitan Police. I am writing these words in the year 1891. I solved the Ripper murders, but I am sworn to never reveal her name. As I suspected, the Ripper was a woman, not a man. There was no Jack. There was Jill. Her victims were herself. She killed out of rage. She was compelled to kill. Now there will be no more murders. She is dead. Buried. I will not say where. She was privately known to a small circle, but never officially revealed. I cannot reveal her name, but I can narrate to you her story. After her death, I discovered and studied her daily journals. She had written them since she was a child old enough to write. I found them in her bedroom. This telling of her story is drawn from her entries. Do not bother to search for the journals. You will not find them. Let her troubled soul rest in whatever peace the Queen’s forgiveness brought to her. In addition to the eight known attempts on Queen Victoria’s life, there were three, censored, additional plots that failed because the nihilists were cut down before executing their crimes. She was their Nemesis. She, with her brother, were the Ripper. We live in a time of great social change, great inequality, and great social unrest. Anarchism threads through populist and socialist calls. Those of us charged with the protection of human life see unlikely alliances.”

The Twisted Game: Skies Unknown

After history in another world witnesses a great change a newly formed country's air force must keep itself alive to win this continental war, however being that this war began so abruptly is the answer so simple as to who started it? Follow some of the graduates from the Swestan Air academy as they fight for there lives!