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Friday, May 15, 2015

The Collectors Book One (The Collector Series) by Ron Sewell

The Collectors Book One by Ron Sewell - Available on Amazon

Petros Kyriades, is half of 'The Collectors'. William ('Bear') Morris, ex-SAS sergeant, the other half.

Accountant Bernie Cohen cannot recall the first ten years of his life. But with the assistance of a psychiatrist, exposes an undesirable truth. An abandoned house close to Chernobyl holds the mystery of his past, and Bernie hires The Collectors to retrieve something that should have remained hidden.

The Collectors always play the game by their rules – that is until someone or something forces them to rewrite them.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

A Fistful of Salt: A Tale of Two Townies by Kevin Keely

A Fistful of Salt by: A Tale of Two Townies by Kevin Keely - Available on Amazon

A small-town Irish taxi driver fights for the love of his childhood sweetheart when she gets into trouble with a band of psychopaths.
Waking up on the Mediterranean with fun-loving Shelley should have been the high point of Thomas Brody's uneventful life. Covered in bruises and struggling to shake off a concussion, he starts to put the events of the past week together.
He remembers confronting a fellow taxi-driver over the fate of a missing homeless girl, but now he must piece together how those events have escalated into a bloody vendetta with some of the most violent criminals in Perpignan.
On the upside, Shelley, who has always treated him like a doormat, seems to be taking a shine to the new Tough Guy she is nursing back to health. It seems that the further he gets away from his old life, the closer he gets to winning the reckless heart of the woman he has always loved.
As time runs out in their brief idyll he realises he's going to have to go much further if they are to make it out alive and the darker their situation becomes, the more this new world starts to make sense to him. His enemies are about to find out just how far he will go to hold onto his new life.
Tragic and funny throughout, this is a tale of love, revenge and honour told through the eyes of two very ordinary people on a roller-coaster ride of extraordinary danger and emotion. A journey that starts with a heinous crime unfolds into an obsessive love that must run its course, no matter what the consequences.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Inca Poison by Kevin Chilvers

Inca Poison by Kevin Chilvers - Available on Amazon

To unravel the secret life of a murdered explorer and save a kidnapped boy, ex-military detective Simon Hawkins, teams up with undercover customs agent Samantha Kingsley. They soon find that all is not as it seems.
When their investigation reveals that the lives of thousands of British military personnel are at risk and the only thing that can save them has lain buried in the Amazon for 500 years, they embark on a dangerous quest to find it. They have just four weeks to save them and the assassins are only a step behind.

Dead Secret by Tony Gabriel

Dead Secret by Tony Gabriel - Available on Amazon

Investigative journalist Tony Gabriel inherits a bizarre mystery when he is left the research papers and books of a long-dead Cambridge historian - and a human skull. With no clue to the meaning of this mysterious legacy, Tony puts his years as a reporter to use to investigate who he really is - and is stunned by what he uncovers.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Don't Carp, Marley Tiffin by Etienne Hanratty

Don't Carp, Marley Tiffin by Etienne Hanratty - Available on Amazon

At twenty-seven, Marley Tiffin is looking for a way out of the organised crime racket. He's getting too old to poison fish for a living and his arteries won't take much more of his psychopathic boss's home baking. He wants a nice, quiet job in a garden centre where he can work through his Morrissey fixation in peace. And, with the police closing in, he needs to get out fast. When DS Stuart Clatterbridge offers him Witness Protection in exchange for giving up his boss, Marley thinks his chance has come. The trouble is, he's about to turn more than Que
en's evidence.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Angels & Imperfections by Dan Arnold

Angels & Imperfections by Dan Arnold - Available on Amazon

When private detective John Wesley Tucker is hired to do a routine background check for an aspiring politician, he finds himself stalked by evil. East Texas is not the center of the known universe, and Tyler is hardly a major metropolis, but people are people wherever you find them. In his service to others, Tucker will be the target of a professional assassin, follow the strange clues of a deranged man while seeking to find kidnapped children, and bring home a teenage girl who has been lost to the streets. In the end, he and those around him will be drawn into a trap from which few will walk away.
John Wesley Tucker is neither an ordinary detective nor an ordinary man. Certainly there is more about Tucker than meets the eye, but is he even human?
A detective mystery, a thriller, and an exploration of current conflicting ideas and beliefs, with action, intrigue and a distinctly spiritual twist, Angels & Imperfections is contemporary, suspenseful, relevant and at times, violent, offering a unique cultural point of view not often depicted.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Listener by James McEwan

The Listener, an anthology of short stories by James McEwan - Available on Amazon

These fictional stories vary from the emotionally warm tale to the bizarre, supernatural and the occasional ghost story. But most of all they are poignant snippets of entertainment for the busy reader providing moments of bite-sized escapism. How would you react if you knew a secret about a loved one’s crime or perhaps having to care for your wife, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s? There’s an old soldier who entertains his grandchildren at Christmas with his tale of playing football in WW1. There is a Halloween story to pierce your heart. A further endearing tale tells us about Anne, who musters up the courage to face up to a bully. Your embarrassing mother may make you laugh and a story of tragic personal loss might make you cry but the one of a young girl’s secret love that is forbidden by her culture could fill you with joy. There is a farmer, who has to decide between moving abroad and staying with his family. Do you ever wonder about the erotic secret desires of your fellow workers? A kidnapped victim hangs onto a thread of perpetual hope in his adverse situation, and there is the bizarre situation of Abigail who is trapped between life and death. A version of Snow White concludes that she did not marry her prince after all. However, what happens when two women find out they are in love with the same man? There is another story where the character is recovering from an accident and has to decide what friendship really means.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

An Eagles Heart by Scott Butcher

An Eagles Heart by Scott Butcher - Available on Amazon

The Merlin Falcon kills an egg-snatcher. A single act of defiance that intertwines the Falcon’s fate with many others, as Grandfather Crow seeks revenge.
Fending off starvation, the Merlin Falcon and his mate make a desperate bid for new territory. It’s dangerously close to the Stone Forest and the realm of the egg snatchers. Indiscriminate killers, friends with none, the crows are bent on revenge. The small Merlin has the heart of an Eagle, but he cannot stand against them alone.
The Old Man may be an ally – he hates the crows too. He finds solace in nature, but the Merlin is a bird of prey and threatens the birdlife that visits his property.

Watch by Cass J. McMain

Watch by Cass J. McMain - Available on Amazon

Some people inherit the strangest things. When Corky inherits her Uncle Moony's diary, she finds he had a strange and frightening obsession about his brother... a brother with his own disturbing practices. Moony watched Edgar as though his life depended on it. Edgar watched his brother right back. But Edgar disappeared, and now nobody has seen him for years. Corky can't decide which one was crazier. Now that Moony is gone, who will be forced to take up the next watch, and who will be watched? What has she really inherited?

Monday, March 16, 2015

A Long Thaw by Katie O'Rourke

A Long Thaw by Katie O'Rourke - Available on Amazon

A multi-generational story about the power of secrets and the unbreakable bonds of family.

A Long Thaw is about two female cousins who were close as children and reconnect as adults. Abby and Juliet were born into one big, close Catholic family. But the divorce of Juliet’s parents fragment this family and sends the girls in very different directions.
Juliet grows up too quickly on the west coast, forced to be responsible for her younger sisters as well as an alcoholic, single mother. On the east coast, Abby grows up a pampered, sheltered only child. As women, they try to mend the rift and come to terms with the way their shared history connects them in spite of the years apart.

You Can't Hide Forever by Ron Sewell

You Can't hide Forever by Ron Sewell - Available on Amazon

Rob a bank. Pay off gambling debt. Return to normal.

What can go wrong?


Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Immortality Game by Ted Cross

The Immortality Game by Ted Cross - Available on Amazon

Moscow, 2138. With the world only beginning to recover from the complete societal collapse of the late 21st Century, Zoya scrapes by prepping corpses for funerals and dreams of saving enough money to have a child. When her brother forces her to bring him a mysterious package, she witnesses his murder and finds herself on the run from ruthless mobsters. Frantically trying to stay alive and save her loved ones, Zoya opens the package and discovers two unusual data cards, one that allows her to fight back against the mafia and another which may hold the key to everlasting life.

Monday, February 16, 2015

A Perfect Village by David Schild

A Perfect Village by David Schild - Available on Amazon

In a perfect village in Ohio, passions run deep. Strong feelings tie families and football teams together along the banks of a peaceful river. It was passion that brought Susan and Joseph together and gave them four sons, but passion is a cruel mistress and threatens to tear their lives apart. Amid the Friday night lights, everyday life, and family tensions, the residents of sleepy Monroe Falls live anything but quiet lives. Everyone in Monroe Falls thought they lived in a perfect village. They loved their farms and stores. They went to mass on Sunday and prayed that their mighty St. Anthony Flyer football team would someday win the state championship.Then one day it all changed and nothing would be the same. Susan thought she had married the ideal husband. Joseph gave her four tall strong boys. She loved her coach husband until the beautiful Mary decided that Joseph was the right man for her. Then nothing would be the same for Susan. Andrew thought the perfect village was like all little towns in America. He could run, fish, and play football. Then one day all his imperfections made him realize that his love was an illusion. He and his brothers didn't want to leave the perfect village, but nothing would be the same. Charlie Resor thought he could survive in the perfect village until his past demons caught up to him. His life came down to his love for motorcycle racing and one last shot at glory. What will it take to return Monroe Falls to the way it was--or is that perfection really a dream?

Monday, January 26, 2015

A King In Time by Mary Enck

A King In Time by Mary Enck - Available on Amazon

Arthur, Prince of Wales and future King of England, must decide if he wants to return to his own time in 2100 A.D.
Like his predecessor, the Legendary King Arthur, the passion of the young prince is to rebuild ancient Camelot. When he visits the original site, he encounters a prophetic gentleman who seems to know the future, or perhaps he speaks of the past.
Later, as Prince Arthur ponders the true identity of the man, a total solar eclipse occurs and propels him into the Fifth Century. It is only when the prince finally accepts the eclipse has directed the event, time begins to slip once more. It is then he discovers there is more to consider than space-time theories.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The Enchanted Bridesmaid Dress: Chloe and Hannah's Magical Adventures by Abbey MacMunn

The Enchanted Bridesmaid Dress: Chloe and Hannah's Magical Adventures by Abbey MacMunn - Available on Amazon

 Clumsy Chloe is worried she won't ever be graceful enough to be a bridesmaid. Luckily, Chloe and her cousin Hannah meet Mrs Biggs, a magical little lady who knows a spell which might help. The cousins must find the petals from eight enchanted flowers needed for the spell, but can they collect them all before two mischievous boggarts ruin their fun? The first in a series of enchanting stories for little girls who dream of fun, friendships and magical places.

Monday, May 26, 2014

Atrament Speak by Chloe McDonald

Atrament Speak by Chloe McDonald - Available on Amazon

Atrament Speaks is the first book of the trilogy - Noor. No story runs alone. Always it travels in the company of others. Demi-god. Warmonger. Tyrant. Vampyre. Cannibal. Before he fell from power and glory in ages past, these things were said of Atrament. Believed to be the embodiment of evil, Anathema, is the name he bears now. All he built...gone. All he hoped for...lost. One thing of great value remains. Knowledge. This is the gift he will offer to Clara Maddingley, foster-mother of the Insane Child, providing her with an answer she has sought for over twenty years: why did her boy descend into madness? Will truth be told, or is Atrament the father of lies? And if knowledge has a price, what must be paid to attain it? Clara will discover the cost, but first...she must listen to Atrament speak.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Billy Kidman by L. Anne Carrington

Billy Kidman by L. Anne Carrington - Available on Amazon

Billy Kidman carved out a career as one of World Championship Wrestling’s and World Wrestling Entertainment’s most exciting cruiserweights. A solid in-ring worker for little over a decade, he enjoyed success as a multiple-time cruiserweight and tag team champion during the 1990‘s and early 2000‘s.
Kidman wrestled for several American and overseas independent promotions after being released from WWE and then became a trainer and occasional wrestler for Florida Championship Wrestling (now NXT). Now retired from the ring, he works as a producer at WWE events in the Gorilla Position.

Billy Kidman: The Shooting Star contains updated and some never before revealed information behind the story of an underrated and underappreciated talent who achieved success in several aspects of the wrestling business before age 40.

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Magpie King by M.J. Fahy

The Magpie King by M.J. Fahy - Available on Amazon

Tatty Moon has to save Little Upham by ridding it of thieving magpies, elf-devouring Gnomes, and the Queen's mad nephew. A difficult task when you're only three-and-a-bit inches tall!

The Deadly Caress by O.N. Stefan

The Deadly Caress by O.N. Stefan - Available on Amazon

A fast-paced story set in California. Suspenseful and thrilling, it is a mystery that Amanda Blake, a freelance photographer, must unravel.
Amanda tracks down her birth mother, the multimillionaire, Jean Campbell. Hours after her arrival, Jean is murdered.
Amanda sets out to discover her mother’s killer. Her quest takes to Australia to find the man she thinks holds the answer to the killer’s identity. While visiting this man, she has to run for her life under a hail of bullets. Someone will stop at nothing until she is dead. If she thought things were bad enough, they are about to get much worse.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Sneaky Tricks for Snagging Dates And Meeting People by John Harold McCoy

Sneaky Tricks for Snagging Dates And Meeting People by John Harold McCoy - Available free on Smashwords.

Ok ... you're 5 feet tall, weigh three hundred and ninety pounds, have a flat head, a hunchback, and your dog won't play with you unless you've got food. Is there any hope? Damned straight there is. Just take Uncle John's advice and you'll be breathing heavy in the back seat of a late model crew-cab pickup truck in no time.
In the following pages, Uncle John presents the most efficient ways to get somebody of the opposite sex to mess with you.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Almost Yesterday by Dennis Higgins

Almost Yesterday by Dennis Higgins - Available on Amazon

Beautiful Cathy Callahan found love at the most unexpected time and place…1906 in San Francisco. It was during the most destructive earthquakes in US history. The trouble is she fell in love a hundred and ten years before she was born. Could her best friend Dawn, keep her from staying in the past?
Meet the most powerful time traveler of them all, a lovable Golden Retriever named Hickory Dickory Doc. Discover his unique and surprising origin.
Follow the adventures of the Time Pilgrims as they travel to many fascinating times of the past. Go with Katya and Cyrus to England where they investigate the appearance of the Titanic in the Southampton docks, meet the Beatles and experience the London Blitz firsthand.
Chase a mysterious man across time with Lesley and Seth as they experience three romantic world’s fairs in Chicago—1893, 1933 and 2033. During one, Lesley runs into her teenaged self.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

3 by Pete Marchetto

3 by Pete Marchetto - Available on amazon

Three short stories putting the realism back into romance 

The Big Toe - in the beginning, (confusion)

Ruby - in the mind of the beholder

Where Sunlight Strikes a Window and Splinters - at the end, (afterimage)

Monday, December 30, 2013

The Marilyn Diaries by L. Anne Carrington

The Marilyn Diaries by L. Anne Carrington - Available on Amazon

While helping clean his father’s garage, Donovan Klass opens a long-forgotten box containing a collection of videos, photographs and diaries belonging to his late mother, Marilyn. Was his parents’ marriage ideal as Donovan believed? What stories will those mementos – and an unrelated yet long-buried secret – reveal?

Fugitives From Northwoods by Chris Bostic

Fugitives From Northwoods by Chris Bostic - Available on Amazon

Eight teenagers escape imprisonment at a work camp to brave the wilderness. Tested to their limits, they struggle to survive their terrifying dash for freedom. After the total collapse of the world economy, the United States could not stand together. So they failed separately. In the small region-state of Winnkota, poverty and greed are turning the idyllic Northwoods of Minnesota into a barren wasteland of clear-cut forests and over-fished lakes.
Every able-bodied teenager is conscripted into a labor force and sent to work in harsh, prison-like conditions. They are enslaved young so they never learn to think for themselves. But Penn is different. He's determined to win back freedom—for himself, his friends, and someday for his homeland. On a cold autumn night, the group makes their dash for freedom north of the border.
The fugitives endure a series of difficult wilderness challenges while pursued by the ruthless camp guards. They weave through dense forest, scale cliffs, swim through the bitterly cold lakes, and otherwise try simply to survive. Pushing his friends to the breaking point, Penn guides the fugitives through a harsh, but ironically beautiful, backdrop of amazing Northwoods scenery. Adversity and loss abound, all while an unexpected physical attraction leads to a burgeoning love story. Should any of them survive to reach the border, will the freedom found equal all that they expected?

Sunday, December 29, 2013

EPOCH Awakening by Jeffrey Panzer

EPOCH Awakening by Jeffrey Panzer - Available on Amazon

New York, 2050: Daniel is enmeshed in a world in which he does not belong, which he finds loathsome, intolerable. Orphaned as a young child, he has in his 23 years never known family or friendship. The City lies in the secure grip of the IDSC, a draconian organization charged with the security and stability of the United States. This fact, ever present, undeniable, seems far removed from a man who lacks not just a sense of community but a sense of self as well. And he is plagued by nightmares, which he cannot understand yet nonetheless push him toward the unknown, the darkness of all that may be.
     After meeting a beautiful woman named Alena and her father Thorin, he and Thorin leave The City, set on a mysterious destination known simply as The Centre. The journey traces not only Daniel's path away from New York but also the incremental revelation of his past and true self, bringing closer the actuality of where he has come from, what he is, and what he is destined to become.
24 years earlier, Peter, Andrew, and a younger Thorin leave The Bay, set on a historic gathering in Philadelphia, which unbeknownst to them will initiate events that will change their lives, alter the very reality to which they've been accustomed, forever.
     Along the way they are joined by Edith, a thoughtful, Kind girl from Salt Lake City, and meet Jonathan, a mysterious man with a taste for good cognac and good times with Friends.
     The situation in Philadelphia, however, is not what they expect, and soon all turns to chaos, from which the friends emerge changed, each set on different ends. Andrew enlists with a man called Michael, chairman of an enigmatic organization known simply as IDSC. Thorin leaves to stay with his fiancée in Washington D.C. Edith returns to her now seemingly boring life in Salt Lake. Peter... Peter returns to San Francisco, alone and disillusioned.
     What none of them realize, what they would never suspect, is that they are already being moved by an intricate plan, a device of Fate and the vision of one who would change the nature of the U.S. and the world itself. When they are at last brought back together, the results are catastrophic, shaking their world to the core.
     Epoch Awakening is the first chapter in an epic tale of political upheaval, personal growth and discovery, and the burgeoning Spirit that will mark the New Age of this world. Among its lines is found an in-depth discussion and development of freedom, friendship, identity, and the significance of the stories we all read, write, and live every day.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Heathers - edited by Evangeline Jennings

Heathers  - edited by Evangeline Jennings - Available on Amazon

Twenty four bittersweet slices of teenage life, HEATHERS tells adolescence the way it is – a struggle.
Expect no handsome princes or unicorns. This book comes with a body count.
Heroin or ice cream, what's your damage?
A collection of true fiction for Young Adults of all ages, HEATHERS is the work of exciting emerging writers from the US, UK, Spain, Canada, and China.

Monday, December 16, 2013

The Kron Cipher by Dave Michael Rogers

The Kron Cipher by Dave Michael Rogers - Available on Amazon

When Daniel Bateman rediscovers WW2 technology that could solve the world's energy crisis, he finds himself in the middle of a deadly international conspiracy.
In 1945, under the authority of Project Overcast, US forces swept across Germany confiscating all forms of weaponry and technology the Nazi war machine had been developing.
From the well known V2 rocket to suppressed technologies that pose a threat so great that countless scientists, engineers, and inventors have died under suspicious circumstances over the decades. And all in the name of National Security.
Engineer Daniel Bateman is a collector of old technology. So when he is told the whereabouts of a working Lockridge device from WWII Nazi Germany, he doesn't hesitate to hunt it down. Capable of producing free electricity, the legendary Lockridge device is the holy grail of the free energy community.

Fallen Angel by Tracie Podger

Fallen Angel by Tracie Podger - Available on Amazon

On the first day of her holiday to Washington, DC, Brooke Stiles meets Robert Stone. Dark eyed, damaged and dangerous - Stone has never had a normal relationship for fear of his past being exposed. Not knowing how to respect nor love, he struggles with his feelings for a woman who makes him question everything that he is.
Brooke falls in love with him and as their relationship grows she learns who he really is. Her future is set. She is to heal her man and mend his broken soul. But can she do the one thing that he asks?
This is a story of an ordinary woman who falls in love with an extraordinary man and has to discover whether she is strong enough to forgive him his past.

The Realm by Gary Roper

The Realm by Gary Roper - Available on Amazon

Four strangers stumble upon a mysterious realm, they need to go on a quest to find answers and make the right choices to survive! When four newly acquainted children accidentally stumble upon another realm, they are forced to go on a quest to find the keys to their survival. They embark on a journey into the unknown to overcome temptation and fight for their lives. Fantasy and reality collide in the tension of this supernatural realm. As these adventurers search for the truth, they are forced to work together to overcome their giants. They are about to have the time of their lives! The Realm is an allegory of the Christian walk and spiritual warfare. The story takes you on a journey where the character of Christ and the facets of the church are revealed. Who are these mysterious characters the children meet along the way? What will each exciting new season bring? Life is a journey, enjoy the ride!

Strange Bodies by Antonia Marlowe

Strange Bodies by Antonia Marlowe - Available on Amazon

Tortured, and brutally murdered, the bodies of the Richardsons hang from a tree deep in the forests of the Blue Mountains

Australia in 2067, an oasis in a world which has barely survived climate change, terrorism and food wars. The Richardsons’ deaths are just two of several brutal murders to be unearthed. With local police stymied, former Scotland Yard Commander, Nicholas Adams and his team, are called in. But even with the extensive surveillance of central computer BigSys and the pervasive eyes of cameras that cover so much of the country, it takes the skills of the attractive Verity Burne – computer wizard and freelance feature writer – to uncover the links between the homicides that lead to the discovery of past injustices and a thirst for bloody vengeance.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Actress by Keith Dixon

Actress by Keith Dixon - Available on Amazon

As a young actress in a long-running TV show, Mai Rose's career path seemed clear. But she wants more. Already she's dumped the show and landed a role in a serious play, with serious actors and a more-than-serious director. And now another opportunity has arisen - a major fantasy film with a role that seems tailor-made for her.
The only problem being that she's in competition with four other scheming actresses to win the role.
Can she win the part? Does she want to win the part? She has to navigate her way through the demands of the press, the Russian billionaire owner of the newspaper running the competition, boyfriends past and present, her soldier brother and a particularly ambitious (read: nasty) competitor.
And all of them underestimate her.
Actress examines one person's struggle to come to terms with who she is, what's important to her and - most importantly - what she really wants.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Goodbye Lucifer by John Harold McCoy

Goodbye Lucifer by John Harold McCoy - Available at Untreed Reads

Hell closes down when Lucifer falls in love, quits his job as the Prince of Darkness, and becomes a bartender in Ft. Lauderdale.
Deep in the rugged mountains of southern West Virginia, nestled in the cradle of an idyllic little valley, the tiny town of Brandell, and its colorful cast of lovable characters, hold an ancient secret.
Here, in this most unlikely of places, the women of Brandell Valley cook, clean, shop, gossip, dream, fall in love – and guard the gates of Hell.
The tranquility of daily life in the valley is disrupted when Lucifer finds a way out of the depths. He simply quits his job as the Devil, packs his bags, and heads for Florida.
Pandemonium erupts in the valley when, without the devil to keep things in check, various demons find their way out of Hell and wander into Brandell.

A rather likeable Lucifer, decidedly un-evil demons, sorcery gone awry, romance and hilarity set the tone of this heart-warming, very tall tale.

Friday, September 20, 2013

The Firelord's Crown by Dee Harrison

The Firelord's Crown by Dee Harrison - Available on Amazon

Would you do everything within your power to save your people? Even consort with sorcerers or risk damning your soul? That's Falath's choice.
After a devastating misuse of magic the world of Riom shifts on its axis, initiating another Ice Age. Two thousand years pass before Tamilin, Master Healer and Seer, uncovers this truth. He learns that the only chance of saving his world from unrelenting winter is to reforge the Firelord’s Crown, the powerful artefact that was instrumental in the original magical battle.
But the circlet was divided up amongst six companions who took ship and headed for safety when their homeland was destroyed. During the voyage one of the ships vanished but the segment her captain guarded will be needed to complete the Crown. Tamilin believes that it may lie far in the uncharted north and dispatches an expedition in search of it.
Airen, lone survivor of the venture, reaches the land called Dinith, where he hopes to find the lost piece. Dinith, however, is a land in turmoil. Magic is forbidden, the glories of the past forgotten. Airen and his quest are not welcome but could Falath, the King's heir, be the ally that he desperately craves? Perhaps, but Falath, descendant of the Lost Ship, has his own secrets...
The heart of this fast-paced, enthralling fantasy story is the search for a missing piece of a legendary crown but it also explores the complex relationships between Prince Falath; Rollo, his kinsman and protector, and Airen, the outsider, bringer of mystery and magic. They each journey not only to find the segment of crown but also to discover how best to be true to their own natures.

Fusion - Short stories from Breakwater Harbor Book's authors

Fusion - Short stories from Breakwater Harbor Book's authors - Available on Amazon

Featuring gripping Independent authors from around the world, FUSION is the first collection of short works published by Breakwater Harbor Books. Contributing heart-pumping tales of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Crime are seven stories that will thrill you, rivet you and some will even make you sleep with the light on. Authors from across a wide variety of genres, Dee Harrison, Ivan Amberlake, Claire C. Riley, Scott J. Toney, Mindy Haig, Cara Goldthorpe and C.M.T. Stibbe.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Ratpaths by Angelika Rust

Ratpaths by Angelika Rust - Available on Amazon

The city state of Istonnia is suffering, its people cowering under the thumb of a despotic ruler.
Nivvo is a young thief, not interested in anything except keeping
himself and his sister alive. That changes when he accidentally
overhears a conversation.
Now Nivvo finds himself up to his neck in trouble. He has only one night to find the rightful heir. He has to smuggle him out of the city before the tyrant and his black-clad soldiers kill them both. And he has to avoid the crime lord's watchful eyes, for if Vicco Cambrosi catches them, they might be better off dead

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Blood Orchids by Toby Neal

Blood Orchids by Toby Neal - Available on Amazon

"Sometimes in crime fiction you stumble across a character who lives on beyond the book's end by virtue of their psychological complexity, and the richness with which the author has drawn them. Will Graham, Jack Reacher, Alex Cross, and now they have a worthy female counterpart in Lei Teixera. Blood Orchids is that rarity among debut novels, in that it satisfies on every level. A powerful new talent is on the scene, whole-heartedly recommended."-Drew Cross, former police officer and author of BiteMarks
Hawaii is palm trees, black sand and blue water—but for policewoman Lei Texeira, there’s a dark side to paradise.
Lei has overcome a scarred past to make a life for herself as a cop in the sleepy Big Island town of Hilo. On a routine patrol she finds two murdered teenagers—one of whom she’d recently busted. With its echoes of her own past, the murdered girl’s harsh life and tragic death affect Lei deeply. She becomes obsessed—even as the killer is drawn to Lei's intensity, feeding off her vulnerabilities and toying with her sanity.
Despite her obsession with the case and fear that she's being stalked, Lei finds herself falling in love for the first time. Steaming volcanoes, black sand beaches and shrouded fern forests are the backdrop to Lei's quest for answers—and the stalker is closer than she can imagine, as threads of the past tangle in her future. Lei is determined to find the killer—but he knows where to find her first.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Dawning by Olivia Stocum

Dawning by Olivia Stocum - Available on Amazon

Scotland, 1599. He abandoned her... She had failed to be enough for him. The empty space he left behind hollowed out her heart, and she wondered what to do with the rest of her life...
When Ronan leaves the clan to seek his fortune, Triona MacAlastair fears she will never see him again. Four years later, a threat against her life forces her to depend on a mysterious, cloaked rogue known as Blackhawk.
She knows he is capable of protecting her, but what is he hiding? Why does he refuse to show his face?

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Season Of The Dead by Lucia Adams

Season Of The Dean by Lucia Adams - Available on Amazon

"It is said that unto everything there is a season...these are the stories of a group of survivors during the season of the dead."
Four individuals fight to survive as the zombie apocalypse crashes over the world in a wave of terror and destruction. Color, creed, and social standing mean nothing as the virus infects millions across the planet.
Sharon: a zoologist from Nebraska, USA, has worked with the virus, and has seen the effects on the human mind. She knows more about the virus than nearly anybody alive, and far more than she wants to. Gerry: from Ontario, Canada, he gets his first taste of the virus from inside a prison cell. Locked up after an anti-government riot, his prison guard transforms before his eyes into a flesh craving zombie. Lucia: a chemist from Pittsburgh, USA, flees from a furry convention dressed as a giant squirrel, and escapes from the city in a Fed-Ex van. She's a girl who knows when to run and when to fight. Paul: thinks he can sit out the apocalypse in his apartment block in Dublin, Ireland, until the virus comes to visit, bursting his bubble and leaving him with no choice but to face reality or perish.
All four begin perilous journeys in mind and body as they face daily trials to survive: Four threads, four different parts of the world, one apocalypse!

Annwyn's Blood by Michael Edging

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When Marianna was spirited away by unknown raiders, everyone expected a ransom demand to soon follow. Such was the peril of everyday royal life in the chaotic times following abandonment of the misty isles of Albion by indifferent Rome. But when weeks went by without word her father, High King Mattheus, dispatched teams of trusted warriors to find her and bring her assailants to account.
Young Erik, Scion of the House of Birkenshire, was one of these. Separated from his comrades and alone in hostile territories, he plunged headlong into forgotten vales and desolate coasts in pursuit, driven onward by precious memories of stolen tender moments. Then he stood before the grim fortress – wherein he found, not the innocent damsel of his youthful desires, but a terrifying beauty borne of an ancient evil that bound his soul to an even more primal force bent on regaining its place in the halls of human exaltation.
Now caught between two worlds, he must resist the temptations of his beloved-turned-succubus while protecting his family, his people and his world from the encroaching grasp of Arawn, Lord of Annwyn, Ruler of the Dead, Elder God of the Mabinogion. In this journey to regain his soul, the knight must find a way to strike the fatal blow against a resurgent primal darkness.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Baehrly Bitten by Elizabeth A. Reeves

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Goldie Locke and her Magical menagerie return in another thrilling addition to the Goldie Locke and the Were Bears series.
Goldie's life has been in upheaval ever since a bite from a were bear has rendered her caught somewhere between were and witch. As she struggles with this transformation she is hired to find heiress Paige Turner, whose kidnapping involves vampires, ancient legends, and a series of brutal murders.
Does Goldie have the strength and courage to face the danger that lies ahead in rescuing Paige, when she herself is trying to adapt to her new way of life?
With the whole world hanging in the balance, she has no choice but to try.

The Gaslight Journal by Carla René

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When Isabella Audley returns home to Fairtown, NY from Radcliffe for the first time in three-years she learns that her family is now poor. To this contemporary woman of 1881 high-Society whose secret desires are to abolish all rules of Society that dictate how the affluent should behave, *and* marry a filthy-rich husband, she realizes to be dead would be the more desirable option.
Excited to finally spend time with her mother, Lilly, see cherished friends, and step back into the life of privilege she's always known, her bliss is cut short just moments after returning to town.
While rummaging in the attic, "Izzy" finds her deceased father's journal. When she learns that Lilly tried to hide the secret hidden in its pages (a secret that’s already set the course for their family’s destruction), their relationship deteriorates.
Only Thomas, a childhood friend, whom she soon discovers has a secret of his own, has it in his power to pull them from ruin.
But as Izzy finds herself falling for him, it's apparent that their difference in stations, caused by her slip in status, may prevent them from finding the happiness they were meant to have.

Gunslinger P.I. by Greg Sisco

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His name is Garret Gallagher, but don't call him that or he'll shoot you in a particularly uncomfortable appendage. Every thug and criminal in Scud City knows him as Gunslinger. They say he traveled through time from the Old West. They say he drives a talking car. They say for five grand he can solve any murder in forty-eight hours.
As it happens, everything they say is true.
Gunslinger, P.I. follows five days in Gunslinger's life. Hired by an allegedly Irish gangster to investigate a particularly suspicious murder, Gunslinger navigates a rocky relationship with his talking car girlfriend, lusts over a foul-mouthed femme fatale, butts heads with a twenty-first century cowboy wannabe, plays Russian Roulette with an idiot, and seeks out revenge on anyone who lies to him -- which happens to be pretty much everybody.
A darkly comic murder mystery at its heart, Gunslinger, P.I. blends Western and noir with touches of fantasy, science fiction, and romance for a one-of-a-kind, mile-a-minute ride at the hands of a crass, madman antihero with no regard for the reader's comfort level.