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Snow White's Walk of Shame: And other odd short stories by Scott Baron (Curiouser Publishing)

This book is an eBook, not a physical book.

Offered by Scott_Baron (author): EBOOK giveaway. You will receive a gift copy direct from Amazon.

Description: Snow White's Walk of Shame brings you a quartet of quirky short stories with a twist. These four offbeat tales follow characters on a wild ride of Twilight Zone-esque adventures that leave you wondering where the winding road will lead you. A familiar fairy tale heroine finds herself in a rather unusual situation. Detectives in a tragic gangland shooting dig for answers as they slowly work toward a surprising truth. A green-technology guru creates world-saving breakthroughs, though they may not be what they seem. And a team of blood-collecting charity workers fall under suspicion of being something far more sinister.

My stories tend towards the offbeat end of the spectrum, so if you enjoy funny and unusual tales, this book is for you!

This is my sixth compilation, and is brand spank-me new. However, if you'd like to read reviews and get a feel for people's reactions to my prior books before giving this one a go, you can find reviews of them on Amazon and Goodreads:
https://www.amazon.com/Scott-Baron/e/B...
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A select few reviews:

Like O. Henry, Baron's stories serve up creative twists and unusual characters. This latest book is no exception. A good, quick read, with a few stories that stayed with me long after I finished the last page. - Christopher Papastefanou – Writer/Actor The Hugo Allen Experience

Baron's stories are reminiscent of those found in The New Yorker—characters and profound twists on reality that entice you to read the book in a single sitting…and then make want to read them again! – Andrea W.

Scott Baron has a fabulous nasty wit. He is consistent with his style of writing and I still find myself comparing him to Kurt Vonnegut – P.

What a fantastic book of stories. Very rarely do I find such a book. Most stories are just that, stories. However, Scott baron creates characters and worlds that draw you in and hold your attention. - Tim S

Scott’s stories are the quirky kind of wonderful you’d expect if Christopher Moore and S.G. Browne had a bastard love child. Except for the Y chromosome issue.” - Constantine Valhouli, producer / director - Sex, Lies, and Superheroes

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Avenging Shadow by Richard S. Tuttle

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Offered by RichardS.Tuttle (author): I am offering 100 copies of Avenging Shadow in either EPUB or MOBI format.

This book is family friendly.

Description: A young village blacksmith is dragged into a world of intrigue, rebellion, and assassination when the appearance of a magical sword of legend turns his world into chaos.

Avenging Shadow is the first volume of Richard S. Tuttle's latest eight volume epic fantasy adventure, Amica Saga.

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You Should Have Been Here Yesterday by David Bowerman

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Offered by davidbowerman (author): This book is available as ebook only in epub, mobi and PDF formats.

I hope you enjoy this book and post a review on Amazon.

Description: For over forty years David worked as a cameraman, starting his career when magnetic sound recording replaced optical sound. His early years were spent in shooting commercials before moving out to Africa to work for the Zambian government. On his return to England David spent the next 30 years working as a freelance, mainly for the Bbc. His stories are often funny and thought provoking, recalling a career that probably would have been impossible had it started today. In 1962 there were between 100 and 200 cameramen working in England —today there are many thousands.

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Morgan Le Fay: Small Things and Great by Jo-Anne Blanco

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Description: Young Morgan lives in Tintagel Castle by the sea, loved and sheltered by her noble parents. An extraordinarily clever child, extremely sharp-eyed, exceptionally curious. A little girl unlike other children.

One stormy night a ship is wrecked off the coast, bringing with it new friends – Fleur the princess from a far-off land, Safir the stowaway with a secret, and the mysterious twins Merlin and Ganieda. Morgan’s visions of another world awaken her to the realisation that she has abilities others do not possess.

Not long afterwards, Morgan encounters Diana, the Moon Huntress, who charges her with a dangerous mission. Morgan must enter the secret realms of warring tribes of faeries who vie for the souls of lost children. There she must summon her magic to fight ancient and malevolent powers, to rescue young souls destined to be reborn …

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But What If? by David Kevill

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Description: Against a backdrop of the moors and quaint villages of West Yorkshire, a freak accident forces strangers Sarah and John into an encounter neither of them want, or need. Frequent ups and downs blight their progress as they are railroaded by his strange obsessions. Of all the people around why on earth did Betty, Sarah's faithful Labrador, have to recruit John to be Sarah's rescuer? John has no idea why over the years his mind has become a monster controlling his every move and desire. He can't see any way out. He has to obey his tormentors, or else! Can Sarah help him overcome his demons? John scares her but somehow she can't abandon him. Their journey is an emotional rollercoaster frequently switching between love and hate, hope and despair, fear and security, tears and laughter. Will they complete the journey? Will either of them survive?

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Einstein's Beach House by Jacob M. Appel (Pressgang)

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Offered by AppelJacobM (author): Paperback sent directly by author. PDFs are also available for free by emailing jacobmappel@gmail.com

If you enjoy, please consider adding this book (and my other books) to your librarything bookshelf.

Description: A couple adopt a depressed hedgehog; a mother is seduced by the father of her daughter's imaginary friend; a man kidnap's his ex-wife's pet turtle. In eight tragicomic stories, Einstein's Beach House features ordinary men and women rising to life's extraordinary challenges.

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A Haunting In Wisconsin by Michael Richan (Dantull)

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Offered by michaelrichan (publisher): 10 paperback copies available, signed by the author. Reviews appreciated.

Description: The ghosts have something to say...

A long weekend at a remote B&B was supposed to give Eliza and Robert some downtime. They soon discover that sleeping in the building unearths the spirits of people long dead, reviving a haunted mystery that has waited many decades to be solved. Eliza and Robert’s plans to relax are put on hold while they try to help the owner of the B&B salvage his business.

Eliza and Robert both have the “gift,” but using it is difficult in the old building; something is wrong here, something that obscures their ability to see what’s truly happening. They discover a fiendish child who has taken diabolical secrets to the grave, intent on harming others. Their harrowing search for her — and the surprises buried with her — is filled with danger, as they discover much more evil and malevolent forces at work.

A Haunting in Wisconsin is a fast-paced paranormal mystery with an enjoyable cast of characters. It is full of twists and turns, as Eliza and Robert fight to save the B&B — and themselves. It is a stand-alone novel. No prior reading is necessary to enjoy this title.

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Summary of Tim Ferriss's Tools of Titans by CompanionReads

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Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology & the Fate of a Nation by James Howard Kunstler (Atlantic Monthly Press)

Offered by RoeschLeisure: Hardback without dustjacket discarded from academic library collection. Pretty good shape.

Description: James Howard Kunstler’s critically acclaimed and best-selling The Long Emergency, originally published in 2005, quickly became a grassroots hit, going into nine printings in hardcover. Kunstler’s shocking vision of our post-oil future caught the attention of environmentalists and business leaders alike, and stimulated widespread discussion about our dependence on fossil fuels and our dysfunctional financial and government institutions. Kunstler has since been profiled in the New Yorker and invited to speak at TED. In Too Much Magic, Kunstler evaluates what has changed in the last seven years and shows us that, in a post-financial-crisis world, his ideas are more relevant than ever.

“Too Much Magic” is what Kunstler sees in the bright visions of a future world dreamed up by optimistic souls who believe technology will solve all our problems. Their visions remind him of the flying cars and robot maids that were the dominant images of the future in the 1950s. Kunstler’s image of the future is much more sober. With vision, clarity of thought, and a pragmatic worldview, Kunstler argues that the time for magical thinking and hoping for miracles is over, and the time to begin preparing for the long emergency has begun.

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Unleashed by Ana Night (Ana Night)

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Offered by Ana_Night (author): If you win this book, you will receive a coupon to Smashwords to get the eBook in your preferred format. Please leave a review at Amazon, LibraryThing, or Goodreads after reading. Thank you!

Description: In a world rife with swords, knights, and magic, evil hides in plain sight.
Lilly, the daughter of a much-revered Earl, lives a seemingly normal existence… on the surface. But behind the shroud of her status lies a secret – one that will put her at odds with others who wear the Mark of Magic proudly and those whom will bring her harm.
When given the opportunity to learn the truth about her heritage and her lack of magic, she flees her home, naïve to the danger she’ll soon face. With only a horse and an enchanted pendant to guide her, her perilous journey begins, but as the danger rises, she finds an unlikely ally in Andre, a man on the run from his own troubles.
Can they work together to root out the answers she seeks or could the truth be far worse than she could have imagined?

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Maud by Diana Nicholas (Diana Nicholas Fiction)

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Offered by AuthorDiana (author): Diana Nicholas, Author of The Blood Sisters series returns with the second book in the series, Maud. An Intriguing historical western romance story.

Description: Shame seems to follow Maud wherever she goes. Gilt Edge Town is a fresh start for her but the moment she arrives in the mining town, her hopes of marriage are dashed. Johnny Highmore is not the person he had led her to believe he was. To Maud’s chagrin, he is a wanted criminal.

Luck is on her side when she gets employed as Doctor Cotter’s housekeeper. Doctor Thomas Cotter is a man completely dedicated to his patients. He looks so unlike a doctor that Maud is immediately smitten. Doctor Cotter shares her feelings and it looks as though Maud has finally found love.

Then the past roars its ugly head. Johnny Highmore reappears, claiming Maud as his mail order bride. Maud had two options, to flee or stay and fight for the love she has for the good doctor.

Their chemistry is real, but is it enough to overcome the core differences in their personalities? Can two people with the beginnings of strong feelings for each other bridge such an insurmountable mountain to accept each other and their pasts?

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Buried Secrets by S.D. Tooley (Full Moon Publishing LLC)

Offered by SandyLee (author): This is the 8th book in the mystery/paranormal Sam Casey series. Although all previous books in the series are set in a suburb of Chicago, the author recently moved near Hilton Head, SC, so has set this title in that area. She also writes the Chase Dagger mystery/urban fantasy series as Lee Driver.

Description: When Jake Mitchell receives a desperate call from a friend, he and his wife, Sam Casey, venture east to a small town near Hilton Head, South Carolina. The friend has no memory of the previous twenty-four hours, doesn’t know how he ended up in a sleazy motel, nor does he know the dead woman lying next to him. The lowcountry is known for its history of wars, Indians, hidden treasure, voodoo, root curses, and century old secrets. The perfect place for Sam's talents!

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Spit Mechs 2: Baz Ball by Corbett Buchly (Lost Language Press LLC)

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Offered by CorbettBuchly (author): Enter for a chance to win one of 10 signed ARCs of the children’s science fiction chapter book – Spit Mechs 2: Baz Ball by Corbett Buchly.

Description: What's a group of fourth-graders to do when challenged to a game of alien baz ball by the galactic champions? Put on their alien super suits. That's what. Enjoy this exciting sequel to the original Spit Mechs.

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Detours in Time by Pamela Schloesser Canepa (Independently Published)

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Offered by Pamela_SC (author): Enter to win an electronic copy of the new time travel novel, Detours in Time, being offered by the author in the hopes of receiving more book reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.

Description: Feisty Tabatha, a struggling artist, and Milt, an awkward Science professor, set off on a journey to the future. What was supposed to be fun soon turns quite intense when they make discoveries about their future selves and end up on other “detours.” The two set events into action that may save one life, yet destroy another. Can these friends of completely different mindsets agree on a course of action? Can Tabatha stick to Milt’s rules of time travel? Both Milt and Tabatha struggle to witness and not participate in a place and time that is not yet their own.

Amid the backdrop of a future that reveals great wonders and horrors, Tabatha and Milt must resist the temptation to use discoveries from future technology to aid them when they return to the present. Detours in Time starts as a fantastic escape and grows to present many moral dilemmas and surprises that can either destroy the strongest friendship or bring two people closer.

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Nerve Damage by J.L. Myers

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Offered by jlmyers (author): In exchange for a copy of Nerve Damage, my pre-published psychological thriller, I'd be so grateful for a review on Amazon and Goodreads once the book is published. The eBook is available in the following formats: Mobi, ePub. Winners will be emailed a download link.

Description: A fatal car crash. The sole survivor. And the dark hooded stranger that wants her dead.

When a terrible accident—not accident—stole my parents’ lives, my whole perfect life changed. My memories are hazy, and there are scars on my wrists. I’ve been locked away for my own protection…until I prove my sanity, until I lie. There was no hooded figure on the road that day, no one standing over me as I lay paralyzed watching my parents burn.

I am Cassidy Lockheart…20-year-old orphan.

Determined to free my caged mind, I find myself far away on an unexpected trip to help return my forgotten past. The snow was part of my life before, but now it’s like a blank slate, until an avalanche changes everything. But I’m not alone. These other ‘lucky’ trip winners may not be the strangers they pretend to be. And my hooded attacker…I see him everywhere.

Is this real? Or delusion caused by head trauma?

Either way, I’m being watched. I can sense it. I can feel it. Someone is after me; maybe they’re after us all. The avalanche was no accident. It was staged to deliver us to this abandoned place. A place where the walls whisper dark secrets of a sinister past…a past no one can escape. Trapped, this snow won’t let up…it won’t let us leave. My lost memories hold clues, but they’re buried so deep, polluted and twisted in my every waking nightmare. What is real? I don’t have the answers. But I need them. Time is ticking and if I don’t figure this all out soon it will be too late.

The past is coming for us all…and it wants blood.

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Twin Time by Olga Werby (CreateSpace)

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Offered by Olga_Werby (author): "Twin Time" received a 5-star rating from Readers' Favorite and has a near perfect rating on Amazon. The story is currently competing among other science fiction coming of age stories. I'm hoping to get this book into the hands of a few more readers this summer. If you like the story, please leave a review. Thank you for reading!

Description: Alex and Sasha are twin sisters, physically identical down to their freckles. But the resemblance is only skin deep—Sasha is profoundly autistic, while Alex is not. Sasha can’t communicate and acts bizarrely, and the family revolves around her and her intense needs. Yet the aged, wealthy, and mysterious Aunt Nana seems to have a particular interest in both girls. Offering a helping hand, she encourages the family to move to San Francisco to be near her. And when the young twins discover a tunnel in Nana’s tool shed, it leads them on a journey across the world and back 100 years in time. The tunnel is a pathway to the Firebird Estate, the home of their ancestors, located in rural Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. Even more remarkable, through the effect that twisting time has on cognition, Sasha is not autistic when she’s at the Firebird Estate. Now, growing up in two strikingly different times and places, the twins must face their separate destinies among the ravages of the incipient Russian Revolution. Can they save their families on both sides of the tunnel? Can they simultaneously stay true to their own hearts, to each other, and to the people they left behind? Each sister must face her own personal challenge—but only together can they discover their own future within their family’s past.

5 Stars Readers' Favorite: Twin Time is a refreshing time travel-themed story with its vivid pre-revolution, 20th century Russia background, and character-driven plot. This is a great read for YA and adult readers. — Readers' Favorite

2017 San Francisco Book Festival: Twin Time awarded honorable mention in general fiction.

5 Stars from Amazon Customer: I really enjoyed the book! It's a fascinating and enchanting story that straddles time. It keeps surprising you! In addition, it paints a vivid picture of pre-revolution Russia. I had a hard time putting the book down, and was definitely in suspense until the final pages. Great read!

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Ghost Of A Girl by Theo Cage (Shaylee Press)

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Offered by RussellEarlSmith (author): Ghost Of A Girl is being offered by the authors.

Description: WOW
5.0 out of 5 stars
ByBarbara Hardenon
May 21, 2017
"This is the best book I have ever read!!!
So many tangles and surprise twists you won't want to put it down."


"Holy cow! I picked it up and started reading, and now I don't want to do anything else!
Great story..."
Early reviewer.

"Your writing and imagination are fantastic. I really love the development of your characters and find Hunter very intriguing. Your books are the whole package - great story lines, beautiful character development, awesome setting descriptions. You have definitely made it onto my top author list! " Beta Reviewer

She's the only American citizen in U.S. history officially listed as missing despite her whereabouts being known.

Our heroine's discovered lying under a heap of garbage behind a fast food restaurant in Phoenix: naked, suffering serious head trauma, her body covered in dozens of Yellow Jacket stings. When she wakes up from a lengthy coma, she discovers she has no memory of her past life. Doctors call her condition dissociative amnesia. They hold out little hope. The FBI can’t identify her from fingerprint or facial recognition software; the local police have no leads or clues. And no one comes forward to identify her. She’s a non-entity. A ghost.

But if she's a nobody, then why are there so many strangers threatening her life—anxious to finish the job somebody had started and bungled years before.

Jane Doe soon discovers the most powerful mob in America is tracking her day and night, as well as an FBI Special Agent who won't abandon her case despite being fired for insubordination. A mysterious organization made up of criminals and terrorists are threatening hundreds of lives if she fails to reveal a secret only she has knowledge of . . . but can't possibly remember.

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The Rearing (Werecat, Book 1) by Andrew J. Peters (Vagabondage Press)

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Offered by ayjayp (author): As a promotion for the June 27th release of The Sim Ru Prophecy (Werecat, Book 4), I'm giving away copies of the first installment of the series so readers can get started on it. Werecat was a 2016 The Romance Reviews Readers' Choice finalist in the action-adventure category. Thanks and best of luck to all who enter the giveaway!

Description: For Jacks Dowd, a college senior who feels ungrounded from his family and life in general, an alcohol and sex-infused weekend in Montréal sounds like a pretty good escape. His Spring Break binge takes a detour when he meets Benoit, an admiring drifter with startling green eyes. A hook-up turns into a day, two days, and then a full week in Benoit's hostel, making love and scarfing down take-out food. But at the end of the week, Benoit demands that Jacks make an impossible choice: stay with him forever, or go back to college and never see him again.

There's something dangerous about Benoit, but Jacks has fallen for him brutally. The night before Jacks is supposed to return to college, he finds Benoit in Mont Royal Park, where they first met, to try to work things out. Benoit springs on Jacks an unfathomable secret: he's a mythical creature, half man and half jungle panther. He traps Jacks in an abandoned cabin and performs an occult rite so they will be mated forever.

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The Mask of Sanity by Jacob M Appel (The Permanent Press)

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Please consider reviewing on LibraryThing and/or Amazon and also please add to your list of books on LibraryThing.

Description: On the outside, Dr. Jeremy Balint is a pillar of the community: the youngest division chief at his hospital, a model son to his elderly parents, fiercely devoted to his wife and two young daughters. On the inside, Dr. Jeremy Balint is a high-functioning sociopath—a man who truly believes himself to stand above the ethical norms of society. As long as life treats him well, Balint has no cause to harm others. When life treats him poorly, he reveals the depths of his cold-blooded depravity.

At a cultural moment when the media bombards us with images of so-called sociopaths who strive for good and criminals redeemed by repentance,The Mask of Sanity offers an antidote to implausible tales of evil gone right. In contrast to fictional predecessors like Dostoyevesky's Raskolnikov and Camus' Mersault, Dr. Balint is a man who already has it all —and will do everything in his power, no matter how immoral, to keep what he has.

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Spike by Steve Powell (Hype)

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Offered by obeylarge (author): Check out the other books in the series here: http://getstevep.blogspot.com

Description: It was an innocent encounter with a stranger on a train, until she offers him a pill that will improve his aptitudes. Unable to say no, things get interesting when he discovers that he has enhanced abilities. He’s energized by his newfound talents, until a voice on a phone starts directing him. Then when he finds out that he’s wanted for crimes he can’t even remember, he knows that he’s not the one in control.

“A swift, lively, action jaunt…” —Kirkus Reviews.

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Soldier On by J.D. Wynne (Page Publishing)

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Offered by bkeane30: Enter to win free ebook. Soldier On is a realistic romance novel that anyone can relate too. Laugh, cry and connect to these very real characters.

Description: Take a walk in Army reservist Molly McKinney's boots as she serves our country in Afghanistan and confronts a minefield of interpersonal relationships. Men and women from all walks of life are thrown together on what they call the “rock" or "Hell on earth." The story follows Molly as she adjusts to her new reality of living in a combat zone, learns the ropes of prison life, and realizes the many complexities of war.
Born in Chicago, Molly barely out of her teens is an aspiring doctor who joined the Army Reserve pre-911, mainly to pay for medical school. She is a breath of fresh air in the hot, dusty, hell-hole the soldiers temporarily call home. Molly, with her battle buddy Osborne, a quirky seductress, work alongside active duty troops as MP’s (Military Police) stationed at a prison camp. The insurgents, assumed to have Taliban connections, some awaiting transit to Guantanamo Bay, often fall on the thin line between very scary and somewhat ridiculous.
Molly’s life becomes a rollercoaster of fear, passion, pain, and boredom as she guards captured insurgents and she soon realizes that she too is a prisoner of the desolate, and unbearably hot prison. Molly becomes drawn to a quick witted, shameless soldier named Spc. Shaw to get through the long and mundane days of the prison. As her feelings for Shaw grow so does her loathing for the insanely handsome, yet robotic, Sgt. Beck.
Sgt. Beck makes it clear on day one that Molly is unfit for the job. In his attempts to take her down he begins to see the true measure of her resilience, courage, determination and fiery temper. As Molly battles her 12-hour work schedule, sleep deprivation, camel spiders and a host of other obstacles while living in a combat zone, Beck, who is sleeping with Molly’s friend, entrusts Molly with a more personal side of himself. As Beck guard lowers, so does Molly’s and their friendship becomes unbreakable. But when tragedy strikes Molly realizes that some people are not at all what they appear to be.

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Stand Short and Proud by Billy Wong

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Offered by Billy_Wong (author): This is not a new release. If you have previously received a copy in a giveaway, there is no need to request another.

If you win this book, I will send you a copy in Mobi, Epub, PDF, or any other format available from Smashwords. Please leave a review at Amazon (preferred), LibraryThing, or Goodreads after reading. Enjoy!

Description: Rousing fantasy adventure with a butt-kicking heroine.

Young height-obsessed monster hunter Meg has a problem. As humanity seeks to make peace with the monsters that share their world, she and her companions find themselves in danger of losing their livelihood. When they meet an officer from a local fort who offers them work, Meg and fellow hunter Patrick decide to give the military a try. As they settle into their new environment and start to make friends, little do they know the discovery of a mysterious giant sword will subject them to peril beyond even what they are accustomed to.

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A Sea of Shattered Glass by Kyla Stone (Paper Moon Press)

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Description: In the near future, the most luxurious ship in the world is about to set sail. But beneath the Grand Voyager's glamorous parties and glittering amenities, dangerous secrets lurk.

Eighteen-year-old Willow's winning ticket sweeps her into a world she's only dreamed of. She'll pay any price—and take any risk—to keep it. Beautiful Amelia Black appears to have it all, but her carefully constructed façade is about to shatter.

And when shy, dependable Micah stumbles upon a web of deceit, he's torn between loyalty and a devastating truth—for some are determined to bring the whole thing down in flames.

As chaos erupts, alliances are broken, loyalties betrayed, and courage put to the test. With time running out, four teens must face the ultimate choice—what are they willing to sacrifice to stay alive?

Katharine McGee's The Thousandth Floor meets Marie Lu's Legend in this dystopian thriller.

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Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Essentials Ketogenic Diet Recipes to Long Term Weight Loss & Staying H by Jennifer Stone eBook (Jennifer Stone)

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Description: Discover how to change your body from a sugar burner to a fat burner and lose weight while staying fit as a fiddle!These easy ketogenic recipes will allow you to immediately start eating to lose weight unlike some other books where you have to build up a huge food list before you can begin.Asides from the delicious recipes, the book includes a full-fledged introductory chapter that covers all of the fundamentals of a ketogenic diet, alongside a 7-day meal plan to help you understand the routine of the diet. All of the recipes in this ketogenic diet cookbook are carefully handpicked to be the best of the best and are made with very simple, easy to find ingredients that won’t give you any hassle at all!Going through this book, you will be able to

  • Fully understand the working mechanism and concept behind a Ketogenic Diet
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  • Learn how to create a perfect meal plan to jumpstart a Ketogenic journey
To give you an overview of the chapters in this book
  • Introduction: The first chapter, simply called “Introduction” is designed to hold your hand and walk you through the world of Ketogenic Diet. Here you will be able to fully understand the secrets and working procedure behind the Ketogenic Diet. Topics such as Ketosis, the advantages of Ketogenic Diet, Tips to make your diet successful, mistakes to avoid and many more are discussed in full details. You will also be introduced to the connection between Ketogenic diet and weight loss and how scientific studies are supporting this claim. Finally, this chapter also includes a nice 7 days meal plan (with recipes from this book) for you to enjoy!

  • Chapter 1: This chapter is packed with a plethora of wonderfully crafted breakfast recipes that are sure to keep your heart pumping all throughout the day and give you a smile after your meal.
  • Chapter 2: Here you will find a bunch of lunch recipes that range from sea foods to meats, so there’s pretty much something for everybody!
  • Chapter 3: In this chapter, you will find the perfect recipes to end your day on a high note. The dinner recipes here in this book are an assorted mixed collection of light and heavy recipes which are selected to give you the opportunity to explore and create your own “perfect” routine
  • Chapter 4: Looking for something in between your meals? You won’t be disappointed with the mouth-watering yet healthy snack recipes that are in store for you in this chapter!
  • Chapter 5: How can a recipe book be complete without a chapter dedicated to desserts right? The final chapter of this book is a compilation of amazing yet "Guilt Free" dessert recipes that are designed to satisfy the thirst of any sweet tooth while not compromising your Ketogenic diet.
Go ahead and download this book to explore the amazing world of ketogenic diet, trim down your weight without starving and stay in shape and in perfect health.

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Hit the Ground Running (Advance Reading Copy) by Alison Hughes (Orca Book Publishers)

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Description: Sixteen-year-old Dee and her seven-year-old brother, Eddie, have been on their own for six weeks. Their father has seemingly vanished into the baking Arizona desert. Their money is drying up and the rent is coming due, but it's a visit from a social worker and the prospect of being separated from Eddie that scares Dee enough to flee. She dupes her brother into packing up and embarking on the long road trip to Canada, their birthplace and former home. Lacking a driver's license and facing a looming interrogation at the border, Dee rations their money and food as they burn down the interstate in their ancient, decrepit car.

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Strange Attraction by Grant Palmquist (Grant Palmquist)

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Description: Recently fired from his job, single, and friendless, thirty-two-year-old Glenn is on the verge of losing his sanity. The only thing that might stop his slow descent into madness is the touch of a woman—no easy feat for Glenn, whose last and only success with a woman transpired in college.

But someone must have a crush on Glenn, because he’s receiving strange texts and pictures from a secret admirer, a mysterious woman who watches him from afar keeps reappearing, and in the small town of Blarney, Texas, there are no coincidences.

A Strange Attraction is taking hold of Glenn, changing him from the inside out, and when it’s over he’ll never be the same again.

This is a novella of approximately 13,500 words, or 56 pages.

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Renascence by Leigh Goodison (Sheffield Publications)

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Description: In 2072, earth is a desolate wasteland. Now governed by a new world order, six young scientists, led by a former US Marine, are sent to colonize a habitable planet. When one of the scientists disappears, the team believes their commander is responsible, taking him prisoner until they can return to earth.

But as they prepare for departure they encounter the alien species that captured their teammate, and find themselves in the presence of the Lost Cosmonauts of the Soviet Space Program: a space exploration mystery that has persisted for over a century. Will the team be able to return to earth in time to save the remaining population? Or will they be stranded for eternity with the three immortals who won the space race of the 1950s?

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The Homemade Ice Cream Recipe Book: Old-Fashioned All-American Treats for Your Ice Cream Maker by Robin Donovan (Rockridge Press)

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Description: Recipe developer, bestselling cookbook author, and lifelong ice cream lover Robin Donovan grew up craving her favorite frozen treat. Many sweltering summer afternoons were spent cranking an old-fashioned ice- and salt–filled ice cream maker to churn the kind of cold, fresh, velvety ice cream that childhood memories are made of. In her first ever ice cream recipe book, Robin offers everything you need to make your own memories with deliciously sweet and perfectly smooth ice cream.

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Savage Messiah by Robert Newcomb (Del Rey)

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Description: From Amazon: With the demise of his evil half brother, Wulfgar, Prince Tristan restored peace to Eutracia . . . or so he thought. But the Orb of the Vigors was damaged in the climactic battle, and now the powerful artifact is bleeding magical energy and cutting a swath of death and destruction across the kingdom. Tristan can heal the wounded Orb, but not until his enchanted blood is returned to normal. Only then will the powers of the Vigors be his to command. Unfortunately, the secret of reversing the enchantment is lost.

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The Landower Legacy by Victoria Holt (Doubleday)

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Description: From Goodreads: Green-eyed Caroline Tressidor has the whole world at her feet. But at Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, Caroline lets slip a secret. It is nearly fatal.

Caroline's promising future dissolves without her knowing why. Her search for answers violates the iron rules of Victorian society. It takes her to the wild moors of Cornwall and pits her against her shy, pretty sister. t also brings her the man of her dreams, Paul Landower. . .dark, mysterious, trapped in his own past. . .a past that may include a legacy of murder.

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Confessional by Jack Higgins (Stein and Day)

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What kind of man would get close enough to kill the Pope after the Turks and Bulgarians botched it? Clearly a man of talent, and assassin of genius. A man to experience, too clever, to fail. A man who is been living inside the perfect cover — the cassock of a benevolent and kindly Catholic priest.

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From the Dark by Andy Huang (Andy Huang)

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Injected with a cerebral implant he didn't want and can't remove, Gerrard Meyers must unravel its secret or be consumed by what lies within.

The former Navy lieutenant is catapulted into a terrifying world of clandestine manipulations and the secret behind the spacecraft control technology - the Whisper.

He joins Inca, a super-soldier who must fight her own nation to save it; and Strontium, an Undersecretary of Defense with a chance to expose the horrific origins of the Whisper, but only by allowing pirates to invade his homeworld.

To survive the coming war, Gerrard must first overcome the most dangerous enemy - his own troubled mind.

If you enjoy adventure, space battles, and spy intrigue, you'll be sure to love this smashing debut novel from independent author and spaceship enthusiast Andy Huang.

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Always Walk Forward by Billy Wong

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Description: Rousing fantasy adventure with a few tough heroines.

In a world wracked with eternal war between winged Anjeli and frightful Daimons, humans take shelter in magically shielded cities. Sam, the orphaned teenage daughter of a guard, lives and works happily with the other kids taken in by a playhouse director. Everything changes when her fellow young actor Eli is abducted without explanation by the secret police known as the Paladins. Calling upon the training from her late father, she sets out into the dangerous wilds alongside Eli's adoptive brother Vincent and Drea, a mysterious warriorlike older girl staying with them, to save their friend. But even as they make more allies and grow in resolve and strength, it remains to be seen if it will be enough against the Daimons and other perils that lie before them.

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Jubilee Year: A Novel (Erelong Trilogy, Book 2) by Gerard O'Neill (Gerard O'Neill Books)

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And, please, reviewers --for goodness sake--read the extensive blurb. This book crosses genres. It is a SF, Apocalyptic, Action-Adventure, Techno-Thriller. If you don't like this mix then this book really is not for you. If you do, and you have an open and inquiring mind, this story is very likely just what you have been looking for.


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Praise for the novel

Four stars out of 32 reviews on Amazon!!


"Jubilee Year takes a look at what might happen if powerful people attempt to harness a threat from outer space and use it for their own ends. As always, ordinary folk get caught up in the quest for power... The underlying philosophy is great, the science is okay and the writing style is often brilliant." - Mike Dixon, official review, Readers' Favorite

"...plenty of gritty action throughout, with some engaging and well-rounded characters... The author weaves a grand conspiracy...Throughout the book there is a grim sense of impending doom, exacerbated by a stealthy, and darkening government response." - Andy Lloyd, author of Ezekiel One

Jubilee Year is Book One of the Erelong Trilogy

Description: For fans of Red Rising, The Atlantis Gene, and Lucifer's Hammer

Bored with life as a farm hand, Storm accepts a request made by a local astronomer to be a messenger boy. Little does he know his world will be blown apart when he reaches his destination in the capital. Intercepted then befriended by a strange giant of a man ensconced under the nation's government buildings, he is told the awful truth—the world has just months before it falls under the magnetic pull of the Dark Star, the invisible binary twin of the Sun.

Storm learns that a resulting pole shift is about to change the face of the planet. But he also learns the Dark Star does not mean the end of all life on Earth. The powerful elites know this too and have already set into action plans to further their own ends.

To survive the coming catastrophe, Storm, his family, and his friends must negotiate the increasingly brutal security forces as well as teams of assassins acting for the elites. Improbable as it seems, survival is possible, so long as they are ready to fight...

The elites make use of advanced technologies to hide the intruder from outer space until they are safe in their sanctuaries. They have created distractions and chaos to control the growing unrest: They have triggered long planned for global conflict and economic collapse, and they have prepared many prison camps. The world as Storm knew it will never be the same again, but he is already adapting and changing...

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The Girl With Two Names: A Novel by Gerard O'Neill (Gerard O'Neill Books)

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Praise for the novel

"Edge of your seat suspense and surprise" - Amazon reviewer

"...it is not a story I will too soon forget. Awesome read!!!!" - Amazon reviewer

***** 5 Stars "...well-written, full of action, and interesting read about the clash of modern and ancient social codes of Japan. There is more than the duality of her name and O'Neill does a great job illustrating Yayoi's conflict when she must choose between duty and love." - author - Carol P. Roman (named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2012).

Description: For fans of slow building, intense, and compelling psychological thrillers.

Rock chick Yayoi appears to have it all. She has fame, fortune, and a movie-star husband. But inside she feels only the vacuum she desperately needs to fill.

Yayoi wears her glamor like a mask. She has an abusive husband, and an oppressive recording contract with J-BIG Corp, a company controlled by her husband's family that crushes her creativity, and... she is haunted by the tsunami that swept away her mother and her village.

Viciously assaulted while on a film shoot in New Zealand, she flees her husband aided by Bill a young corporate attorney. Furious, her husband employs two mercenaries to pursue the pair through the wilds of the East coast. Unaware of the deadly nature of the chase, the two fugitives quickly form a bond that develops into a heated and desperate romance. While Bill finds himself embroiled in her battle, Yayoi must come to terms with her past or be consumed by it.

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Shadow Wings by Anna Holloway (Wolf Ridge Books)

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I am offering 25 ARC's to anyone who would like to take a chance on me by reading and reviewing my first sexy Paranormal Romance novel.

Description: Myra Dean thought she escaped the tragedy that pushed her to the new town. However, when her boss' son rides in on his Harley, she finds herself wondering who he truly was. Was he the man of her dreams or was it his motorcycle brother, the golden eyed detective who melts her heart?
Cross and Blaze come from two different backgrounds but their duty is to protect Myra. She was born with the blood of two different species running through her veins making her a target for the demon, Malach. With the taste of her blood, he can do what no other demon could do, return to heaven.
Will Cross and Blaze figure out how to control their jealousy over Myra so they can protect her or will she have to save them instead?

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SIMONE by Angel Berry

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Description: In the year 1930, the community of Potluck, Louisiana is one of divided lines - not of black and white, but of the haves and the have-nots. Of the residents of Potluck is one Simone Tout, a young woman of twenty years born an only child to a father who started the town school and a mother, Berta, who is proudly employed as a cook in the mayor's kitchen.

Two men - one you love, one you hate.

Georges Andrieux, the handsome, well-educated son of the mayor, is a man that Simone despises - a man who is more than aggressive in his determination to make Simone his wife. Berta of course is thrilled, but against her mother's wishes the headstrong Simone has plans of her own in the form of Cotton Neal, a young man who Berta considers as nothing more than a common thug, jailbird, and bootlegger from the wrong side of the tracks.

"Ain't nothing but a bunch of wild ass negros up in them hills..."

But to Simone, Cotton is the air she breathes - her future husband and the love of her life.

While Simone and Cotton prepare to run away together, the owner of a local opium den is found floating face down in the river. When Cotton is blamed for the murder he disappears, and while law enforcement work vigilantly to apprehend him, Simone is left to endure Georges' bitter, violent form of jealousy. When he threatens to reveal Cotton's whereabouts, Simone finally falls into his trap as he uses blackmail as a form of revenge.

Toni...

You run away only to have your car break down on the side of the road. You accidentally murder the mother of a good samaritan...

The events that follow will change the lives of each woman forever.

Book contains adult themes

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Truth in Ruins by John Edward Lawson (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

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Description: Through a series of dark bizarro adventures Truth in Ruins chronicles the world’s dying gasps. Sneak into the space where flesh is erased and sanity unspools, where casual brutality rules and hilarity ensues. Here flesh is as malleable as one’s morals, everyone is a serial killer, and one must always keep a shotgun at the ready to fend off trolls and kobalds. You have been warned…

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT TRUTH IN RUINS:

"Truth in Ruins by John Lawson was more enjoyable and exciting for me, though perhaps I'm biased by my fascination with ethical apocalypses and human atavism in all its forms. Really exciting stuff that could be very appealing to crossover audiences."
-Garret Cook, author of Murderland and Archelon Ranch

"John Edward Lawson's Truth in Ruins is a violent look at sex, death, and survival in a post-Apocalyptic America, one part Sarah Kane and one part Film Noir."
-JoSelle Vanderhooft for The Pedestal Magazine

"John Edward Lawson's Truth in Ruins is one of the most hyperbolic entries in the entire anthology. In Lawson's grim future humanity is divided into serial killers and profilers, with genetically engineered 'Humanzees' poised to take over after humanity's failure. It's self-consciously, cartoonishly, uber-violent, and narrative chunks are jammed together in ways that emphasize their incongruities, like a movie made of nothing but jump cuts. I sort of liked it, although I had to skim over some stomach-turning bits."
Needs More Demons or Not?

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Everyday Is Like Sunday: A Memoir by Lonna Cottrell-Thompson (Independently Published)

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Description: After graduating high school in the early 1990s, Lonna finds herself trapped at her parents’ home in a tiny, muskrat-ridden, New Jersey town, enduring community college, cutting her split ends, and hoping for near death. All the while, an ominous black cloud and an obsessive best friend stalk her. Unlike her ex-boyfriend, she opts against a restraining order (although every second, she questions this decision). Having recently sworn off all men, Andy enters Lonna’s chemistry class and lures her in with rubber gloves, lyrics from The Smiths, and the particles of life that radiate from his being. What happens next makes it hard for her to believe that her existence is not cursed. Destiny, coincidence, or a lesson in statistics—life has a sick sense of humor. *Contains some foul language.

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Cracking Up : A Novel by Joan Komlosy

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Description: Jools Holland: "Entertaining and well-written".
Sir Ranulph Fiennes: "Joan's matter-of-fact lively style of writing, spiced with the mention of household names from the rock and pop world, is sure to entertain".

'Cracking Up' is loosely based on the real-life experiences of Joan Komlosy.

For Lily Francis, coming to terms with a broken marriage, children going their separate ways and the dole queue beckoning is hard enough. But when the landlords want the flat she's been renting for 25 years - the only stable thing in her life - the term 'midlife crisis' takes on a whole new meaning.

Now a reluctant 'born again singleton' Lily, an impoverished antique dealer and struggling freelance journalist begins to rebuild her life and attempts to start again. If only her once successful husband hadn't dragged out the divorce she would have been self-supportive and the family silver might not have ended up in Bermondsey market.

'Cracking Up' is humorous, touching and entertaining and will appeal to anyone male or female, who has had to start again from the bottom - older, alone and flat broke - there are many out there.

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Te’mar and the Immortals by Nilesh Makwana

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Description: Te’mar and the Immortals, tells of one man’s quest to find the Stone of Immortality, and his love for Re’na, the maker of his dreams.
Enter a world where everything is not as it seems. ‘To be in that world where time has no meaning, where light cannot escape, this is the void that we can end up in, this world where we are stuck in the forever now.
You will live forever in this world; living or dying is an abstract thought. Hover between the here and now, to live in that endless void, not to breath, but just be until the end of time, what thoughts would manifest in your mind.
What part of reality would you hope to live under, the ambitions of mankind is always to progress, further and further into the future, but just as slowly fading from ultimate reality’, and the voice echoed into eternity.

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The Bombmaker's Wife by Brandon Davis Jennings (Aias Books)

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Description: When Jordan O’Duffy is sexually assaulted in the Riverside High School locker room two months before graduation, he begins to plot his revenge on the students he believes assaulted him. Zeva, a Bosnian Muslim illegal immigrant who settles in Riverside after working with terrorists in the Middle East for years, sees something in Jordan that reminds her of the life she’d once had before her husband and son were murdered by soldiers during the Bosnian Genocide. Can Zeva help Jordan, a boy abandoned by his father and ignored by his mother, to make it through the final two months of high school without turning to violence. Or will the truth about her past be what pushes Jordan to take his father’s guns to school to act on the thoughts he’s been having.

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Battle Rattle by Brandon Davis Jennings (Amazon)

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Description: For Derrick “Vez” Vezcheck, dwell time – the period at home between deployments – is a different kind of battle. Swap enemies for civilian expectations and you get a sense of what Vez is up against: a patient and loving wife who’ll stick by him no matter what, a young daughter who’s a little too OK with seeing dad every six months, and a community that’s quick to thank him for his service, even if he himself has long forgotten what he’s fighting for.

In Battle Rattle, Brandon Davis Jennings’ darkly comic and all-too-real follow-up to 2015’s award-winning novella Waiting for the Enemy, the war is never out of sight and definitely never out of mind. With redeployment looming and everyone around him falling apart, Vez must choose between making things right at home and utterly destroying everything in his path—before it gets decided for him.

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Battle Rattle and Other Stories by Brandon Davis Jennings (Aias Books)

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Description: This collection of stories chronicles the life of Derrick Vezchek, from his meager and listless days as a drunken teenager in the Mojave Desert and then on to his life as a family man after multiple deployments in the USAF as a Special Operator.

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The Hunters: Monster Hunting 101 by Richard Bamberg (Verdandi Press)

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Description: When Jesse's old girlfriend calls him requesting an immediate meeting late at night, he thinks of a lot of reasons she might have called. None of them are anywhere near the truth. Instead of a late night booty call, Gail brings him into a world he didn't know existed, ghouls, werewolves, and ghosts and they all seem to be after Jesse's blood. Gail wants Jesse to put a silver bullet in her heart to keep her from becoming the monster she hunts, but there's no way Jesse is going to kill the girl he once loved. He convinces her to let him restrain her for the full moon. Luckily, a local Adult Intimacies store has all the bondage gear he needs. Now he just has to fight off a pack of werewolves single-handedly while keeping her from ripping his own throat out. Sex, guns, and werewolves, what could go wrong?

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Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit Press)

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Description: Explores the possible reasoning and motivation of wives who stay with their politician-husbands after they cheat. Readers say: "Smooth pacing, plenty of drama, and amazing characters/personalities..." "Sets the scene and tone in a skillful way that not only draws us right in, but creates great visualizations (like we are watching a movie on TV) and elicits genuine emotional reactions." "Profound, intelligent, jaw-dropping, complex, and inspiring…" "So well-developed and fully fleshed out you feel like you know these people personally and are really there with them dealing with things that are shocking and downright heartbreaking at times."

Looking back on the path chosen by the nine political wives profiled in this book, we have the evidence to see a pattern as old as the dynastic maneuverings of England's medieval queens. The women married to the "royalty" of our times, politicians, make similar cold calculations in order to hold onto their "thrones" and their family's history-making potential.

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Film Noirs and Mini Bars by John Kemp (JK Publishing)

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Description: A novella noir. Sterling has been many things in life, but lucky was never one of them. When a desperate client, carrying a hefty wad of cash pleads for his help, the down-on-his-luck private investigator thinks it will be a straightforward job. He soon discovers nothing is ever as simple as it seems.
Now, he must decide between doing what’s right or focusing on his bottom-line. With plenty to worry about and everything on the table, will Sterling’s instincts steer him in the right direction or lead him into danger?

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The Colleen Colgan Chronicles, Book 2, The War of the Blood Demons by Richard Phelan (Rich Phelan)

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Description: Colleen is no longer the shell-shocked, bullied class loser. For the first time in her life she’s popular and respected, but none of that matters anymore. She knows life on Earth does not have very long before catastrophic global warming takes its toll. She decides to do something about it. Colleen uses the CM to travel to 2463 Antarctica in order to document the destruction of the planet with plans to use that evidence to affect present day change.

She returns to Scottville, Antarctica. It’s a world on the brink of extinction, fighting the superheated environment, man-eating Blood Demons, and Elijah – a religious fanatic Hell-bent on the destruction of the human race.

Reunited with Erin, the girls join forces with Caleb—a teenage former apostle ostracized by the surviving humans. They must repel a Blood Demon invasion ten thousand strong under the command of Elijah. If they fail, all surviving humans will be savaged by the blood-thirsty demons. But if they succeed, is their fate even worse? Albert stresses the Trekie mantra The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one… but do they?

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SAVAGE: A Novel by Angel Berry

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Description: "The first time I saw him, I knew what he wanted from me. He was not a burden, but he was heavy." - Scarlett Ouo

Set in 1950s Detroit, this is the passionate love story of Tomas Yusef, a man that came of age during Nazi occupied Poland - a man hardened by the horrors of war - and his obsession, Scarlett Ouo, the woman determined to love him in spite of his cruelty.

Savage takes a journey through time to explore the depravities of war and also the redemption found by unconditional love.

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Cake by Steve Powell (Hype)

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Description: A drug left him with enhanced aptitudes, and a new lease on life. Now off the grid in the Caribbean; he crosses paths with a young woman named Fox, left all alone by her neglectful fiancee. She might be a mirage but she seems perfect. The collateral damages follow him back home to the states, where he becomes the target of a vengeful drug dealer, who has just learned of their interlude. Then a mystery caller tracks him down and brings him in on a plan to respond in kind, by derailing the illicit operations of his newfound nemesis. But when he discovers that he was secretly given the most lethal synthetic drug in existence, he has to go abroad to get the only antidote, and then settle the score once and for all.

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High School Dance (How to Raise a Good Kid Book 2) by Starbuck O'Dwyer (Green Chair Publishing)

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Description: 2016 Global Ebook Awards Gold Medalist (humor/comedy), 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Finalist (humor), and the sequel to HOW TO RAISE A GOOD KID. Few times in life are more memorable than junior and senior high school. Humiliation, heartbreak and failure are abundant, and that’s on a good day. No matter who you are, coming of age is exciting, confusing and sometimes downright dangerous, and High School Dance, Starbuck O’Dwyer’s collection of meaningful stories about these formative years, captures the agony and ecstasy in his inimitable style. A companion title to How to Raise a Good Kid, O’Dwyer’s award-winning memoir about the trials and tribulations of his elementary school years, High School Dance is both hysterical and heartfelt and will leave you laughing aloud and remembering what it’s like to be young, wild and free.

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Goliath Gets Up by Starbuck O'Dwyer (Green Chair Publishing)

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Description: Named one of only two 5-star finalists for the 2012 Indie Reader Discovery Awards in the humor category, Goliath Gets Up is one of the funniest books you will ever read. Indie Reader describes it as sidesplitting read "in which you find yourself shamelessly and boisterously cheering for the most outrageous band of misfits to ever have a dream." The story of "friends-by circumstance who decide they must do something important in order to change their lives," Goliath is a rollicking underdog tale about a misguided attempt to bring the Academy Awards ceremony to Rochester, NY and to save the city in the process. Not to be missed.

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The Jigsaw Man by Leigh Goodison (Sheffield Publications)

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Description: A brilliant plastic surgeon.
A computer guru with a disturbing past.
A fireman whose disfiguring burns ignite a chain of long buried secrets.

What would you do if you woke up one day looking like a completely different person? After Dr. Thea Donovan performs reconstructive facial surgery on severely injured fireman Malcolm Dean, she is ecstatic with the results. The Reflesh procedure she pioneered with software guru Erik Sorenson far exceeds her expectations. There’s just one problem: the patient doesn’t agree. In fact, the surgery altered his appearance to such an extent that it seems to have changed his personality from a caring, bereaved father and husband, to a man with psychopathic tendencies.

Then when a series of unsolved murders point toward Malcolm Dean Thea must confront the possibility that she has created a killer. And as she uncovers evidence to prove her patient’s innocence, she inadvertently reveals a thirty year old murder mystery.

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Steel Victory by J.L. Gribble (Dog Star Books)

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Description: Steel Empires Book 1: Enter Limani

One hundred years ago, the vampire Victory retired from a centuries-long mercenary career. She settled in Limani, the independent city-state acting as a neutral zone between the British and Roman colonies on the New Continent.

Twenty years ago, Victory adopted a human baby girl, who soon showed signs of magical ability.

Today, Victory is a city councilwoman, balancing the human and supernatural populations within Limani. Her daughter Toria is a warrior-mage, balancing life as an apprentice mercenary with college chemistry courses.

Tomorrow, the Roman Empire invades.

What are they saying about Steel Victory

"The innovative combination of genres is appealing, and Gribble's multiple story lines—invasion, anti-creature bias, and intercity politics—mesh very well together….This is a solid first effort that sets the stage for more installments in an intriguing world with complex characters."
—Publishers Weekly

"A deviously raucous romp through a modern world filled with were-creatures, mercenaries, and Victory—a fanged kickass heroine who must squelch her adopted city's political divisiveness before the Roman Empire can break down the proverbial gates and tear her world apart."
—Diana Dru Botsford, author Four Dragons and The Drift

"Strong characters rule in this unique debut. Magic, murder, and mayhem wrapped up in one package—definitely my type of book!"
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Steel Magic by J.L. Gribble (Dog Star Books)

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Description: Steel Empires book 2: Magic is dying…

Funerals are usually the end of the story, not the beginning.

Newly graduated warrior-mages Toria Connor and Kane Nalamas find themselves the last remaining mages in the city when a mage school teacher mysteriously falls ill and dies. But taking over the school themselves isn’t in the cards. They’re set to become professional mercenaries—if they make it through the next 18 months as journeymen first.

The debate over whether to hunt mutated monsters in the Wasteland or take posh bodyguard jobs is put on hold when a city elder hires them to solve the mystery of the disappearing mages. Toria and Kane’s quest brings them to the British colonial city of New Angouleme, where their initial investigation reveals that the problem is even greater than they feared.

But when a friend is kidnapped, they’ll have to travel to the other side of the globe to save her, save themselves, and save magic itself.

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—Jen Brooks, author of In a World Just Right

"Well-written and a fun read, Steel Magic by J.L. Gribble is filled with mystery, sacrifice, and challenges that will keep you turning the pages until the very end."
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Snow Vixens by Cavanaugh Bardo (Liquescence Media)

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Description: Some detours are simply irresistible.

What happens when a blizzard turns a bawdy "girls' ski weekend" into a mysterious mountain-top tryst? Can a once-in-a-lifetime encounter change the way you see sex, love and intimacy...forever? For readers who enjoy a more "adult" love story.

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A Concerted Effort by Matthew Halligan

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Description: "It's often said that we all have a novel in us. Or at least, a tabloid exposé. Who the hell has a piano concerto in them, and what's more, what kind of surgery is required to remove it without causing serious trauma to the patient? This is the story of the surgery and the trauma." Matthew Halligan is a washed-up journalist and jobbing musician. When contacted by a childhood music teacher who is now in prison, he tells how he got his first opus from brain to page to stage, while eking out an existence as a jazz pianist round the bazaars. A tale of sex'n'violins, tricky woodwind passages, prison choirs and preposterous conductors. Well, one preposterous conductor in particular, who makes such merry hell of the proceedings that thoughts turn murderous. . . Warning: if you have romantic notions about the elegance, charm and intelligence of musicians, pour yourself a stiff drink before proceeding. . . They usually do.

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Go Love by Michael Gills (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

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Description: Josephine Stepwell Harvell is certainly not lucky in love; from Buddy Washer, the Arizona mistake, who got her pregnant and then got arrested trying to smuggle weed in the belly of a Santa Claus suit, to O.W., a truck driving brawler who pawns everything including her sewing machine to cover bets, Josephine knows that love isn’t easy. Go Love's muddy relationships finally twist together amidst the weirdness of a southern funeral in Lonoke, Arkansas, a place where housewives string cottonmouth water moccasins from tree limbs to tease out rain, or to make a man impotent for cheating. Anything at all's possible in such a place. Just as the African women shout out during the funeral, go love is the command the novel's inhabitants must finally live by, even when life offers up a truckload of reasons to do the contrary. Even if it kills us—go love.

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"Michael Gills' vivid, headstrong characters brim with desire, blame, and—most of all—rich storytelling at its heartiest. Gills writes the saga of the Stepwells with such breadth and depth that their lives seem both historic and intimate. Go Love is a murderous, tender, swaggering tale that, in the end, is an unwavering argument in favor of love—the uncompromising variety—and Gills is absolutely convincing."
—Julianna Baggott, author of Girl Talk

"We already know Michael Gills is one of America's best short story writers, but with the publication of his first novel Gills now shows himself to be one of our best novelists as well. Worthy of comparison to Faulkner and O'Connor, this is a great novel by a great writer."
—Eric Miles Williamson, author of 14 Fictional Positions and Welcome to Oakland

"…incredibly complex…"
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"Go Love, a debut novel by Michael Gills, offers a fresh perspective on the struggle to love and to be worthy of love, the impossibility and the necessity of loving."
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Baseball In Northwest Iowa by Joan Wendl Thomas (Arcadia Publishing)

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Description: Author and historian Joan Wendl Thomas describes how baseball became an integral element of the developing culture when early settlers first cultivated the rich Northwestern Iowa soil. Throughout the book are photos and details about local teams as well as major league players who arose from the rural environment that consumes 19 Iowa counties.

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Artemisia - a Regency novel in the tradition of Jane Austen by D.G. Rampton (Smashwords)

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Description: "I highly recommend this novel and author to readers who love Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer, and traditional Regency romances!" - Austenesque Reviews

A fun confection with a romantic spirit and droll English characters.

‘You forget yourself, your lordship. You have no rights to allow or disallow anything I may choose to do. You have, in fact, no claim over me whatsoever – a circumstance for which I thank the Lord on a daily basis! I am neither your ward nor your dependent, and I will not allow you to talk to me in that odiously overbearing fashion!'

High-spirited Artemisia Grantley, niece of the Duke of Wentworth, has never made any attempt to conform to the feminine ideal expected of a lady of quality, nor has she ever had the benefit of an unfavourable opinion formed against her. But when the Marquess of Chysm enters her life, it seems to her that his lordship is always at hand to witness her shortcomings and bring them to her attention, inciting her temper and leaving her feeling inexplicably flustered.

As she reluctantly embarks upon her first London Season, a scandalous family secret and a conspiracy that stretches all the way to Napoleonic France threaten to entangle her with the one person she could happily throttle.

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Mongrel by Angel Berry

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Description: Long pig was always better from the young..."

Chubby, nine year old Mongrel was smart — Isaac had told him so. He knew that he had been cursed since birth, and he knew that it was only because of Isaac that his mother had allowed him to survive inside her womb.

On the fateful day that his mother finally left him, surviving on the outside proved to be difficult as well...

"Any evil will lurk in the dark and jump on a small thing as prey."

...and as he sat there alone on his favorite fourth step and waited — waited for Isaac to return with his mother — he found that what came through the door was not Isaac.

What dragged him from his home was not Isaac, but everything that goes bump in the night, and Mongrel soon discovered that the bogeyman would never, ever hide beneath the bed.

Mongrel is a short tale from the novel Horror Classics

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The UnGodly by Ang Berry

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Description: The UnGodly is non-fiction - one God-fearing woman's daily memoir describing harassment suffered at the hands of Satan and the intervention and power of God's enduring love.

"Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;" - 1Timothy 4:1

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Behind The Door by A. Gavazzoni

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Description: When Lara dies at the hands of a Manhattan lawyer during a sex game, his defense attorney, Carl, hires Simone, a psychiatrist, professor and author of books on sexual behavior to help him buttress his argument that Lara’s death was accidental. To help his defense, Carl’s client has written a detailed account of his steamy, year-long relationship with Lara. Carl gives the text to Simone for analysis. While evaluating the presumed killer’s writing, Simone continues to receive psychiatric patients with sexual disorders and unusual fantasies, and to research strange sexual behavior for her next book. Meanwhile, Simone’s clinical partner, friend and research colleague, Edward, is working with the police to capture a serial killer who is torturing and killing women. From hot and unusual sex and interesting psychiatric patients, to the swing houses of New York and Paris, this fast-paced page-turner is a blend of mystery, suspense, humor, romance and erotica

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SUSPECT: A Murder Mystery by Angel Berry

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Description: A robbery gone wrong?

The murder of a jewelry store owner is committed under cover of darkness. Two of his assailants, residents of the Sanctuary, a nearby homeless shelter, are found laying dead beside him.

And on a crisp November day, a deaf, intellectually disabled young woman who saw the killer's face is convinced that she is being stalked by a murderer.

As the police investigate, the search for Jerry, a third accomplice on the run, turns up with no leads.

But Mary Ann Hernandez, the director of the Sanctuary, accuses Alphonso's son, Tommy, of having ties to the two men found murdered near his father, and when Tommy doesn't disclose all he knows about his father's death and then lies about his alibi, he becomes a prime suspect.

The question is: Who's the culprit?

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Traveling in Scandinavia by Klaava Media (Klaava Media)

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Offered by Klaava (publisher): Chapters from our travel books that are Scandinavia related.

Description: Few regions of the world have been praised as frequently as North Europe in recent years. One day the news is all about the best work-life balance in the world (Denmark), the other day we hear about the best school system in the world (Finland), the happiest nation of the world (Norway), or the best country for women to live in (Sweden).

This book focuses on the northernmost countries in Scandinavia: Finland, Norway and Sweden. If you want to discover what the secret sauce of those nations is, this is a good place to start. We have selected chapters from travel guidebooks, cultural guides and even from a cookbook to show you some of the many tourist sights and cultural curiosities of the North. Authors Kim Anton, Erin Dahl, Ari Hakkarainen, Kari Ojala, Russell Snyder and Soile Varis have contributed sections from their books to this collection.

The countries are large and varying in geography: everything from the sea, archipelago, vast forests, mountains, fells, lakes, and fjords to marshlands establish the natural environment. Most people live in capital cities and regional centers, leaving the great outdoors wilderness for all of us to experience.

Each country has its own language and culture. Swedish, however, is the common language for these countries. Today, English is widely understood everywhere in the Nordic countries as the school system has been teaching foreign languages (often multiple) for decades. Cultural differences between Nordic nations are obvious, but from traveler’s point of view not dramatic. Cultural differences between Nordic and other European nations, however, can be surprisingly wide, but that’s where a guidebook can help.

Here is a taste of Scandinavia for you to explore at the comfort of your reading nook – perhaps before heading out to the North yourself. As the selection of writings show, there are plenty of destinations to see and things to do: city life, mountain biking, fishing in pristine rivers, camping, island hopping, road touring, Arctic adventures, or hiking in the wilderness. If something is missing, Finns will invent it (e.g. wife carrying competition), Swedes will sell it to the world (e.g. entire country available on Airbnb), and Norwegians will win the cross-country skiing world championship (again).

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Sanity's Thief: An Eric Beckman Paranormal Thriller by Al Macy

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Description: Private detective Eric Beckman can read minds. He's used to weird cases, but this one may be his most difficult yet. A beloved relative has disappeared into a suspicious psychiatric hospital and Eric has no choice but to go in after her.Getting in is easy—he knows how to fake insanity. Getting out … not so much.The asylum's director has some personality issues of his own and is doing more than just treating patients. Now that Eric is one of them, his mind may be headed for a fate worse than death.His only hope for escape is to work together with the other inmates. But collaborating with schizophrenics has its own challenges, even when he knows what they're thinking. Unless he can get word to the outside, the case could cost him his sanity.Sanity's Thief is a standalone book and may be understood without reading any of the other books in the series.

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Starl Keep by En Sof Rikudou (Pymech)

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Description: In a technological advanced world, the government as you know it has fallen. Leo is stuck battling the new rising government which has been hunting him from young age. By relation, he is blamed for the death of over ten percent of human population. With a childhood friend as an annex to humanity, he survives his childhood amid undeads and mutated beasts. How will he survive the traps set by the government? how will he fight back?

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A Shot at Peace by C.A. Edwards (Cheryl Edwards)

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Description: Clean science fiction romance, recommended for teens and up.

The peace talks were supposed to bring to close years of bloody conflict on Elta between the Millers and the Nadeens. Instead, Commander Karis of the Nadeens refuses to negotiate. Colfar, alongside his surviving teammates, is forced to flee to Earth and abandon efforts to bring peace to his community, the Millers – for now.

Seeking refuge in Gerber Springs, a quiet prairie town, Colfar and his team discover a new problem: the return signal linking them back to Elta is missing and has rendered their transportation devices useless. With each passing day in Gerber Springs - and influenced by a chance meeting with a kindhearted young woman named Hannah - Colfar finds himself growing accustomed to his new peaceful life, much to the concern of his teammates still focused on returning home to save their people.

As Colfar attempts to mend strained relationships, loyalties are tested and the Nadeens, once again, rip peace from Colfar’s grasp. Now, both his homeland and the new life he hopes to secure with Hannah are at stake.

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Telling Really Tall Tales by Angel Berry

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Description: A humorous, sometimes too realistic collection of poems and short tales that revolve around varying characters including treacherous Jinn that grant wishes from behind the huge wings of mythological birds, thuggish cockroaches, mafia drug dealers, and wicked gypsies who perform curses for the desperate.

Telling Really Tall Tales is a mixing together of tales that mirror everyday life with unrealistic tall tales that humor the mature mind. Stories range from mild to erotica.

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Two Are Better by Tim and Debbie Bishop (Open Road Press)

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Offered by TimBishop4 (author): Embrace life like never before. Read Two Are Better, and begin your own quest to more adventuresome living!

Description: Getting married for the first time at age 52 was adventuresome enough, but when we added in the cross-country, self-supported bicycle tour, we knew we were in for a ride. And what a ride it was!

After living separate lives 250 miles apart for years, suddenly we were immersed 24/7 in a grand adventure. It was like tossing two wild cats into a pen with only one bowl of food. The cycling surprised us. We couldn't believe how exciting a honeymoon like this could be.

If you've been stuck in a single life for a long time and want out, or you're simply encumbered by the daily grind and in need of your own adventure, you'll find this book not only encouraging but also fair warning for what may be ahead for you! Regardless of your station in life, you'll enjoy a heartwarming account with some engaging travelogue and photos introducing you to new places.

Small-town America and roadside scenes never looked as good as they do from the seat of a bicycle. Come along and find out for yourself!

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“Shared Intelligence” by K T Rosselini

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Description: Fifteen years after being horrifically mutilated in a road traffic accident, telephonist, and once famous Super Model, Alanna Quinn, finds her self-enforced solitude disrupted by Tony Hope, a man she knew only as part of the Jenson Medical team working in the Paris office. Before meeting her Tony had no knowledge of the nature of her severely disfigured face.
With advanced hi-tech science, Tony offers Alanna the opportunity to have facial restoration beyond anything known to man in the 21st century. It was the opportunity to live her life again and to share peaceful love and companionship.
What he hadn’t planned for were the astonishing changes that took place within Alanna, making her unique; leaving her at risk of being turned into a lethal weapon.
Together they search for solutions while staying one-step ahead of their enemies in a future vastly different to anything they could have imagined.

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The Mandate of Heaven by Rob Flanigan (L.N. Smith Publishing)

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When an unknown American author (Bert) is silenced and robbed of his works by an official of the Chinese government, the strength of his ideas wins him a Chinese ally and gives him a chance to reclaim what is rightfully his. . . . But will he, when the future of a better generation is at stake?

Join Bert, as he interferes in the lives of two Chinese children and disrupts America's political order, in this East versus West farce.

The Mandate of Heaven is an ancient Chinese belief that a government's authority is divinely granted and that this authority lasts only for as long as the leadership rules with virtue. Thus, when the ruling classes become greedy, corrupt, and immoral, it is the right of the people - or Mother Nature - to rise up and remove them from power, thus proving they've lost the Mandate of Heaven.

"Capitol Hill is a farm league for K Street." - U.S. Representative Jim Cooper, as quoted in Republic, Lost, by Lawrence Lessig

In the future, Washington's K Street acquires an annex, called K Street South, located in Central Florida. Here, a sovereign sanctuary develops (free of the ubiquitous surveillance equipment that has made clandestine meetings so difficult to hide), where lobbyists can broker allegiances between politicians and their wealthy donors in the privacy and luxury they feel they deserve. So brazen is their disregard for anything but power and the almighty dollar that it doesn't even matter to them that this K Street South is the creation of the Chinese Communist Party.

"Politicians play by the rules we set for them. When the rules are ridiculous, so are the outcomes." - Bert

WHERE'S THE PUBLIC OUTCRY? . . . The Commission on Presidential Debates is a private, anonymously-funded organization that's been undermining free and fair elections in the U.S. for thirty years. Its allowed existence has been equivalent to permitting a hostile foreign power to operate openly on American soil. . . . Such is the allegation made in the satirical work, The Mandate of Heaven, which compares the Democratic and Republican Parties (with their colluded stranglehold on power) to the Communist Party of China. The result is a rollicking story, both serious and silly, that reads like a cross between Fahrenheit 451, Mary Poppins, and 30 Rock . . . in other words, a portrayal of America's New Normal.

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Susurrus by B. Morris Allen (Metaphorosis Publishing)

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Offered by BMorrisAllen (author): The first full novel from B. Morris Allen - a dark, romantic story of love, suffering, and magic.

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"What really impressed me about this book, however, is the sheer quality of the writing. I would compare this to Ursula K Le Guin at her best. Very highly recommended."
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Description: No evil sorceress is born evil.

Iskra wants magic and a home, but her magic keeps killing the people she loves. Just when happiness is finally with in her grasp, another wizard intervenes. Now, she needs to choose: rebuild her life again, or channel her destructive power into bloody revenge.

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And Nothing But The Night by Kingsley Cross

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Description: An Inquiry into torture on British soil. The judge's daughter missing. The time for orthodoxy passed. Enter Marc Logadon - ex mathematician and ex security services. The Judge is advised at the highest level to consult him. From the start they neither like nor trust one another. A case with no clues is bad enough, but one with too many, including a machine called a synchrotron that crops up time and time again! Then an old foe regarded as one of the most dangerous men on the international espionage network re-emerges. What is the basis of the enmity between these two men and will it get in the way of finding the missing girl? The maverick Marc Logadon trusts no one apart from his own oddball team of a one armed female bomb disposal expert, an ex heavyweight boxer, an almost invisible undercover worker, and a gifted transgender hacker known as the Arachnophile. As they close in and the body count mounts, time runs out for the judge's daughter.

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Wheels of Wisdom by Tim and Debbie Bishop (Open Road Press)

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Offered by TimBishop4 (author): *** Winner of the 2017 National Indie Excellence Award for inspiration. ***

"Packed with zest, adventure, and love, Wheels of Wisdom offers an unusual combination of joyous living and an appeal to grab each moment and make it count. A great read for those who enjoy a virtual trip with some intriguing insights." -- Lisa Lickel, author of The Last Detail

Description: When we returned from our third long-distance, self-supported bicycle tour, we had accumulated so many unique and compelling stories that we had to share them with others. Our first life lessons compilation, Wheels of Wisdom, brings these "aha moments" from the road to life.

Publishers Weekly and Bookbub must have seen something they liked, because they chose to stand behind our book and let others know about it. So did a New York Times bestselling author, several nonprofit CEOs, and a head coach in Division I college basketball. Publishers Weekly dubbed the book "a road map for life." And according to Bookbub, "Tim and Debbie learned unforgettable lessons of faith that can improve anyone's way of thinking!"

Wheels of Wisdom will inspire you, feed your soul, and challenge you. It will also entertain you and make you smile. You can't read this book without thinking deeply about your own circumstances, reexamining your perspective, and discovering new ways to overcome obstacles. Expect to come away with a renewed mind and new motivation to tackle your own journeys in life.

If you enjoy adventure and what it can teach you about life, this book is for you. As hope coaches on Dawson McAllister's "TheHopeLine" and first-time newlyweds in our 50s, we bring our own special brand of hope to our writing. Wheels of Wisdom is a "seeker's devotional" from two Christians who know how to relate to people—whether they are believers or not.

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London Road: Linked Stories by Tessa Smith McGovern (eChook Digital)

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On the morning of her release from prison, the hottest day on record in England, Janice Bailey makes her way to a boarding house in London, and discovers a bizarre new world.

This moving collection of linked short stories begins with 'When Janice Bailey Walked', an award-winning story first published in the Connecticut Review, and continues with six more stories that take place on a single day, as told by the eccentric residents of Number 17, London Road, thus illuminating a little-known side of the most beautiful city in Europe.

Praise for LONDON ROAD: LINKED STORIES:

"...reminiscent of the writer who appears in one of the stories: the great Katherine Mansfield."

Cynthia Rogerson, winner, V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize for a Short Story, 2008, UK

KIRKUS REVIEWS: In seven short stories, residents of a London boardinghouse reach moments of clarity. On London Road, lined with scruffy shops, stands No. 17, a detached red-brick Victorian that's been turned into a boardinghouse. Its residents tend toward hard luck and desperation: Janice is just out of prison; Mandy is on probation; Bitty has a good education, but is scarred by her mother's frequent abandonments; and Isobel is mentally unstable. Nora, the landlady, writes romance novels but has experienced little romance herself, and her daughter, Anna, is disgusted by Isobel's outbursts.
Their interconnected stories take place on a day of unusually hot weather, and focus on one resident at a time, with Janice's story told in two parts. In each, characters have a chance to make a leap of faith in other people, or in the future. In "The Walls of Buckingham Palace," for example, Nora--who adores the queen--reflects on an uneasy encounter with Len, her local pub's new landlord, who drank too much and frightened her off: "But every night since, her sleep had been disturbed by longings she thought had long since been vanquished." It takes queenlike courage for her to return to the pub, where she finds that Len is apologetic, sincere, and kind. Pointing to a framed photograph of the queen, he remarks, "You remind me of her, you do"; nothing, of course, could better gain her trust and win her over.
Though spare and fast-paced, McGovern's (Cocktails for Book Lovers, 2014, etc.) tales evoke entire biographies. She focuses on illuminative details and subtle, turning-point moments, as when Mandy, a young woman on probation, reacts to her mandatory book group's reading of Katherine Mansfield's 1922 short story "The Garden Party." It stokes her resentment, as she doesn't even know if people still give garden parties. Mandy makes plans to shoplift again, but something about the book group leader's hopefulness and the invitation to give her honest opinion sparks her determination to win--maybe a literary argument, or maybe more chocolate wafers. Tales with subtle, positive but never saccharine transformations that feel fully earned."

Description: GOLD MEDAL WINNER 2012 eLIT AWARDS, AMAZON BEST-SELLER

On the morning of her release from prison, the hottest day on record in England, Janice Bailey makes her way to a boarding house in London, and discovers a bizarre new world.

This moving collection of linked short stories begins with 'When Janice Bailey Walked', an award-winning story first published in the Connecticut Review, and continues with six more stories that take place on a single day, as told by the eccentric residents of Number 17, London Road, thus illuminating a little-known side of the most beautiful city in Europe.

Praise for LONDON ROAD: LINKED STORIES:

"...reminiscent of the writer who appears in one of the stories: the great Katherine Mansfield."

Cynthia Rogerson, winner, V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize for a Short Story, 2008, UK

KIRKUS REVIEWS: In seven short stories, residents of a London boardinghouse reach moments of clarity. On London Road, lined with scruffy shops, stands No. 17, a detached red-brick Victorian that's been turned into a boardinghouse. Its residents tend toward hard luck and desperation: Janice is just out of prison; Mandy is on probation; Bitty has a good education, but is scarred by her mother's frequent abandonments; and Isobel is mentally unstable. Nora, the landlady, writes romance novels but has experienced little romance herself, and her daughter, Anna, is disgusted by Isobel's outbursts.
Their interconnected stories take place on a day of unusually hot weather, and focus on one resident at a time, with Janice's story told in two parts. In each, characters have a chance to make a leap of faith in other people, or in the future. In "The Walls of Buckingham Palace," for example, Nora—who adores the queen—reflects on an uneasy encounter with Len, her local pub's new landlord, who drank too much and frightened her off: "But every night since, her sleep had been disturbed by longings she thought had long since been vanquished." It takes queenlike courage for her to return to the pub, where she finds that Len is apologetic, sincere, and kind. Pointing to a framed photograph of the queen, he remarks, "You remind me of her, you do"; nothing, of course, could better gain her trust and win her over.
Though spare and fast-paced, McGovern's (Cocktails for Book Lovers, 2014, etc.) tales evoke entire biographies. She focuses on illuminative details and subtle, turning-point moments, as when Mandy, a young woman on probation, reacts to her mandatory book group's reading of Katherine Mansfield's 1922 short story "The Garden Party." It stokes her resentment, as she doesn't even know if people still give garden parties. Mandy makes plans to shoplift again, but something about the book group leader's hopefulness and the invitation to give her honest opinion sparks her determination to win—maybe a literary argument, or maybe more chocolate wafers. Tales with subtle, positive but never saccharine transformations that feel fully earned."

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London Road: Linked Stories by Tessa Smith McGovern (eChook Digital)

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Offered by TessaSmithMcGovern: GOLD MEDAL WINNER 2012 eLIT AWARDS, AMAZON BEST-SELLER

On the morning of her release from prison, the hottest day on record in England, Janice Bailey makes her way to a boarding house in London, and discovers a bizarre new world.

This moving collection of linked short stories begins with 'When Janice Bailey Walked', an award-winning story first published in the Connecticut Review, and continues with six more stories that take place on a single day, as told by the eccentric residents of Number 17, London Road, thus illuminating a little-known side of the most beautiful city in Europe.

Praise for LONDON ROAD: LINKED STORIES:

"...reminiscent of the writer who appears in one of the stories: the great Katherine Mansfield."

Cynthia Rogerson, winner, V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize for a Short Story, 2008, UK

KIRKUS REVIEWS: In seven short stories, residents of a London boardinghouse reach moments of clarity. On London Road, lined with scruffy shops, stands No. 17, a detached red-brick Victorian that's been turned into a boardinghouse. Its residents tend toward hard luck and desperation: Janice is just out of prison; Mandy is on probation; Bitty has a good education, but is scarred by her mother's frequent abandonments; and Isobel is mentally unstable. Nora, the landlady, writes romance novels but has experienced little romance herself, and her daughter, Anna, is disgusted by Isobel's outbursts.
Their interconnected stories take place on a day of unusually hot weather, and focus on one resident at a time, with Janice's story told in two parts. In each, characters have a chance to make a leap of faith in other people, or in the future. In "The Walls of Buckingham Palace," for example, Nora--who adores the queen--reflects on an uneasy encounter with Len, her local pub's new landlord, who drank too much and frightened her off: "But every night since, her sleep had been disturbed by longings she thought had long since been vanquished." It takes queenlike courage for her to return to the pub, where she finds that Len is apologetic, sincere, and kind. Pointing to a framed photograph of the queen, he remarks, "You remind me of her, you do"; nothing, of course, could better gain her trust and win her over.
Though spare and fast-paced, McGovern's (Cocktails for Book Lovers, 2014, etc.) tales evoke entire biographies. She focuses on illuminative details and subtle, turning-point moments, as when Mandy, a young woman on probation, reacts to her mandatory book group's reading of Katherine Mansfield's 1922 short story "The Garden Party." It stokes her resentment, as she doesn't even know if people still give garden parties. Mandy makes plans to shoplift again, but something about the book group leader's hopefulness and the invitation to give her honest opinion sparks her determination to win--maybe a literary argument, or maybe more chocolate wafers. Tales with subtle, positive but never saccharine transformations that feel fully earned."

Description: GOLD MEDAL WINNER 2012 eLIT AWARDS, AMAZON BEST-SELLER

On the morning of her release from prison, the hottest day on record in England, Janice Bailey makes her way to a boarding house in London, and discovers a bizarre new world.

This moving collection of linked short stories begins with 'When Janice Bailey Walked', an award-winning story first published in the Connecticut Review, and continues with six more stories that take place on a single day, as told by the eccentric residents of Number 17, London Road, thus illuminating a little-known side of the most beautiful city in Europe.

Praise for LONDON ROAD: LINKED STORIES:

"...reminiscent of the writer who appears in one of the stories: the great Katherine Mansfield."

Cynthia Rogerson, winner, V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize for a Short Story, 2008, UK

KIRKUS REVIEWS: In seven short stories, residents of a London boardinghouse reach moments of clarity. On London Road, lined with scruffy shops, stands No. 17, a detached red-brick Victorian that's been turned into a boardinghouse. Its residents tend toward hard luck and desperation: Janice is just out of prison; Mandy is on probation; Bitty has a good education, but is scarred by her mother's frequent abandonments; and Isobel is mentally unstable. Nora, the landlady, writes romance novels but has experienced little romance herself, and her daughter, Anna, is disgusted by Isobel's outbursts.
Their interconnected stories take place on a day of unusually hot weather, and focus on one resident at a time, with Janice's story told in two parts. In each, characters have a chance to make a leap of faith in other people, or in the future. In "The Walls of Buckingham Palace," for example, Nora—who adores the queen—reflects on an uneasy encounter with Len, her local pub's new landlord, who drank too much and frightened her off: "But every night since, her sleep had been disturbed by longings she thought had long since been vanquished." It takes queenlike courage for her to return to the pub, where she finds that Len is apologetic, sincere, and kind. Pointing to a framed photograph of the queen, he remarks, "You remind me of her, you do"; nothing, of course, could better gain her trust and win her over.
Though spare and fast-paced, McGovern's (Cocktails for Book Lovers, 2014, etc.) tales evoke entire biographies. She focuses on illuminative details and subtle, turning-point moments, as when Mandy, a young woman on probation, reacts to her mandatory book group's reading of Katherine Mansfield's 1922 short story "The Garden Party." It stokes her resentment, as she doesn't even know if people still give garden parties. Mandy makes plans to shoplift again, but something about the book group leader's hopefulness and the invitation to give her honest opinion sparks her determination to win—maybe a literary argument, or maybe more chocolate wafers. Tales with subtle, positive but never saccharine transformations that feel fully earned."

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Golf Made Easy: A guide intended to correct common golf mistakes, etc by Nicklas Watson (Vincent St. John)

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Offered by VincentSJohn (publisher): This giveaway is intended to spotlight a new author who has used his many years in the golf industry to try and help the recreational player.

In exchange for an honest review, readers will get a behind the scenes look at why players have trouble scoring better. Do you think it's all about practice? Not the case at all as the book will indicate.

Thanking everyone in advance for their consideration.

Description: In golf made easy, readers are given tips, tricks and techniques guaranteed to lower their golf score. Some of these are common sense, but many of them involve the mental aspect of the game and will require some discipline.

For example, do you know the easiest way to lower your score? What is the one big mistake that most players make on the practice green? How about the range? These are just a few of the questions that are answered in this golf book.

By following the advice contained therein, players are virtually guaranteed to shave strokes off their game and break 100 or 90 or even 80 if you are that good.

Loads of insider information gleaned from more than 35 years working in and around golf courses and consulting with golf pros, superintendents, pro shop managers and the general public.

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