Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, January 26, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, January 26, 2020

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Have a great week!


Silent Scream: An edge of your seat serial killer thriller by Angela Marsons



Genre(s): Thriller

Even the darkest secrets cant stay buried forever…Five figures gather round a shallow grave. They had all taken turns to dig. An adult sized hole would have taken longer. An innocent life had been taken but the pact had been made. Their secrets would be buried, bound in blood …Years later, a headmistress is found brutally strangled, the first in a spate of gruesome murders which shock the Black Country.But when human remains are discovered at a former childrens home, disturbing secrets are also unearthed. D. I. Kim Stone fast realises shes on the hunt for a twisted…(more)



Robin by Julane Hiebert



Genre(s): Historical, Romance

In 1877 the Wenghold sisters inherited an overwhelming debt with their father’s passing. An uncle they’ve never met offers a solution — come help on his Kansas cattle ranch. The oldest sister, Robin, agrees to go. Ty Morgan has suffered through a year of misery after being jilted by the town beauty a few months before their wedding. But a tornado whirls an unexpected breath of hope into his heart when he rescues Robin, his neighbor’s newly arrived niece, and a small boy who was orphaned by the storm. Robin’s crippled leg prevents her from being a real help to Uncle…(more)



Butterfly : A Public Enemy Standalone by Cambria Hebert



Genre(s): Romance

Drunken brawls. One-night stands. No-show interviews. Toilet-papering my hoity-toity neighbor’s house. Insulting my fans. Trashing hotel rooms. What’s it take to become public enemy number one? I just told you. I’ve done all that and more. My poor conduct got me on the Celebs Behaving Badly listand ultimately ruined my career. From the world’s number-one popstar to world’s most hated. That’s me. Ten Stark. Go underground, they said. Stay out of the spotlight. Most importantly, stay out of trouble. Everyone loves a good comeback story. For once, I listened. I met someone who didn’t know…(more)



The Angels Lamp by Ashby Jones



Genre(s): Historical

The Angel’s Lamp, set in war-torn Ireland just after the Easter Rising, centers around a love affair between Johnny Flynn, an Irish-bred, English staff-sergeant in charge of the rebellion’s soon-to-be executed leaders, and Nora Connolly, the firebrand daughter of James Connolly, the uprising’s charismatic leader. Johnny meets Nora while standing guard over her soon-to-be executed father and is struck by her determination to take the fight to the British. But then, unknown to Nora and under the threat of death Johnny is unexpectedly summoned to serve on the firing squad that executes Connolly…(more)



Aimless Witch by Shannon Mayer



Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

From the world of Rylee Adamson and the Elemental Series comes a heroine with nothing to lose and everything to prove… “My name is Pamela, and I am a witch who has no equal.”Or so I thought. It has been three years since the Destroyer sundered our world. The land is no longer whole, but broken into pieces, most technology gone, and the continents shattered into an unrecognizable place. New monsters have risen from the depths, adding danger on top of danger. Through it all the humans fight to survive as they compete not only with the supernaturals for…(more)



Me Without You by Kelly Rimmer



Genre(s): Romance

A story of how love can break our hearts – and heal them. A year ago I met the love of my life. For two people who didn’t believe in love at first sight, we came pretty close.Lilah MacDonald – beautiful, opinionated, stubborn and all kinds of wonderful in ways that words could never quite capture. The woman who taught me to live again. My Lilah, who gave me so much, and yet kept from me a secret that she knew would break my heart. My name is Callum Roberts, and this is our story…(more)



Buried by C. J. Carmichael



Genre(s): Mystery, Free

Justice is overdue in the coastal town of Twisted Cedars where two unsolved mysteries lay buried in the past. Over thirty years ago a series of murders targeting Oregon librarians was never solved. Now someone with inside knowledge is feeding clues to true crime writer Dougal Lachlan, promising him the best story of his career. Pursuing the leads means returning to Twisted Cedars, where his sister Jamie is about to marry a man he deeply dislikes.Local Twisted Cedars librarian Charlotte Hammond prefers her mysteries — and her romances — between the covers of a good book, especially since the disappearance of…(more)



The Forever War by Joe Haldeman



Genre(s): Sci-fi

Conscripted into service for the United Nations Exploratory Force, a highly trained unit built for revenge, physics student William Mandella fights for his planet light years away against the alien force known as the Taurans. Mandellas attempt to survive and remain human in the face of an absurd, almost endless war is harrowing, hilarious, heartbreaking, and true, says Pulitzer Prizewinning novelist Junot Daz-and because of the relative passage of time when one travels at incredibly high speed, the Earth Mandella returns to after his two-year experience has progressed decades and is foreign to him in disturbing ways…(more)



The Clockwork Dynasty: A Novel by Daniel H. Wilson



Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

Present day: When a young anthropologist specializing in ancient technology uncovers a terrible secret concealed in the workings of a three-hundred-year-old mechanical doll, she is thrown into a hidden world that lurks just under the surface of our own. With her career and her life at stake, June Stefanov will ally with a remarkable traveler who exposes her to a reality she never imagined, as they embark on an around-the-world adventure and discover breathtaking secrets of the pastRussia, 1725: In the depths of the Kremlin, the tsars loyal mechanician brings to life two…(more)



Zulu Heart by Steven Barnes



Genre(s): Historical, Sci-fi, Fantasy

Steven Barnes delivers the explosive follow-up to his groundbreaking alternate history novel Lion’s Blood in Zulu Heart, a tale of racial unrest in a reimagined America circa 1860. Set in the late 1800s in an alternate universe in which Africa colonized the Americas, Zulu Heart continues the stories of two men from very different backgrounds. Kai is a politically important Ethiopian nobleman; Aidan, a white Irishman who was until recently Kai’s slave. But just as the promise of freedom has separated these two men’s fates, racial discourse is about to reunite them. A rebellion is building toward civil war…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, January 19, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, January 19, 2020

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Enjoy!


Take Me to the Willow by Shelly Brimley



Genre(s): Historical

When Will Wright, the eighteen year old son of a small-town Arkansas sheep herder in 1905, begins reading his mother’s journal, he is inspired by its startling content to start putting his own experiences to paper for posterity. An unsophisticated but principled young man, Will is becoming increasingly aware of the hatred that exists in the world. When he begins his own journal, Will can’t know what events are to take place in the next five years – from his mother’s battle with a life threatening illness, to his embarrassments of learning how to be in love for the first…(more)



He Who Is a Friend by Love Belvin



Genre(s): Romance

Sadik Ellis blew into my rather insipid world at breakneck speed and with gripping force. He held all the features: striking feline eyes, golden russet skin, incredible sex appeal, wealth exuding like the enticing scent of cologne, and mind-blowing determination. He was also trouble from the other side of the tracks, something I’d sensed. Sadik was an Ellis man with a solid education, his own thriving businesses, and self-obtained wealth. However, the Ellis family was known for their long underbelly ruling of the state of New Jersey. When Sadik assured his life was separate of his father’s, I…(more)



Harvest of Rubies by Tessa Afshar



Genre(s): Religious, Historical

The prophet Nehemiah’s cousin can speak numerous languages, keep complex accounts, write on rolls of parchment and tablets of clay, and solve great mysteries. There is only one problem: she’s a woman in a man’s court. In her early childhood years, Sarah experienced the death of her mother and her father’s subsequent emotional distance, and she came to two conclusions: God does not care about me, and my accomplishments are the measure of my worth. Catapulted into the center of the Persian court, Sarah is working too many hours, rubbing elbows with royalty, and solving intrigues for the Queen. Ironically…(more)



The Two Gates: A Novel by Ken Davenport



Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller, Historical

ONE OF HISTORY’S BIGGEST “WHAT IF” QUESTIONS IS FINALLY ANSWERED. What if John F. Kennedy had lived? It’s January 1964. Political intrigue and infighting roils Washington in the wake of the assassination attempt in Dallas, and a wounded Kennedy returns to the White House to face a growing crisis in Vietnam that threatens America’s Cold War strategy. The president doesn’t trust the information he is getting from Saigon, where the military is engaged in a shadow operation to make things seem better than they really are. So he turns to the one man he does trust: Lt. Colonel Patrick O’Shea…(more)



At Last by Barbara Bretton



Genre(s): Romance

Gracie Taylor fell in love with Noah Chase on the first day of kindergarten. Gracie was the girl from the wrong side of town. Noah was the towns golden boy. Their families had been at loggerheads since the death of Gracies mother years ago and as they grew up, they had to risk everything to be together.But it was worth it, because when they were together, nothing else mattered.Then, on their wedding day, Gracie discovered a secret that sent her running from Idle Point, leaving Noah with a broken heart to match her own.Now, eight years later…(more)



Burn for You by J.T. Geissinger



Genre(s): Romance

A classic fairy tale gets a sexy, edgy twist. Jackson “The Beast” Boudreaux is rich, gorgeous, and unbelievably rude to the staff at Chef Bianca Hardwick’s New Orleans restaurant. Bianca would sooner douse herself in hot sauce than cook for Jackson again, but when he asks her to cater his fund-raiser, Bianca can’t refuse, knowing the cash will help pay her mother’s medical bills. Then Jackson makes another outrageous request: Marry me. The unconventional offer includes an enormous sum — money Bianca desperately needs, even if it does come with a contract — and a stunning ring. The heir to a…(more)



She Can Run by Melinda Leigh



Genre(s): Romance, Mystery, Thriller

Elizabeth was a young widow with two small children when she met Congressman Richard Baker. Handsome and wealthy, with a sparkling public image, Richard seemed like the perfect man to provide the security that Beth and her kids were craving. But when she uncovers a dangerous secret about her new husband, Beth realizes he will go to any lengths–even murder–to keep it. After barely escaping with her life, she and her children flee. They eventually make their way to a secluded estate in the Pennsylvania countryside, where Beth dares to hope she has found a safe place at…(more)



The Lanvin Murders by Angela M. Sanders



Genre(s): Mystery

All Portland vintage clothing store owner Joanna Hayworth wants to do is turn her back on the modern world and retreat into a carefully curated life of satin cocktail gowns, icy martinis, and old movies.But when Joanna finds a key in a 1930s Lanvin coat cast off by an ex-showgirl, everything changes. The elderly woman turns up dead, and Joanna is pulled into a long-ago drama of back room deals, blackmail, and lost love. She must find a very real–and present day–killer before she becomes his next victim…(more)



Vanguard by Jack Campbell



Genre(s): Sci-fi

Earth is no longer the center of the universe.After the invention of the faster-than-light jump drive, humanity is rapidly establishing new colonies. But the vast distances of space mean that the old order of protection and interstellar law offered by Earth has ceased to exist.When a nearby world attacks, the new colony of Glenlyon turns to Robert Geary, a young former junior fleet officer, and Mele Darcy, a onetime enlisted Marine. With nothing but improvised weapons and a few volunteers, Geary and Darcy must face down warships and armored soldiers-or die trying.As…(more)



The Stars Now Unclaimed by Drew Williams



Genre(s): Sci-fi

Jane Kamali is an agent for the Justified. Her mission: to recruit children with miraculous gifts in the hope that they might prevent the Pulse from once again sending countless worlds back to the dark ages.Hot on her trail is the Pax–a collection of fascist zealots who believe they are the rightful rulers of the galaxy and who remain untouched by the Pulse.Now Jane, a handful of comrades from her past, and a telekinetic girl called Esa must fight their way through a galaxy full of dangerous conflicts, remnants of ancient technology, and other hidden dangers…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, January 12, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, January 12, 2020

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Have a great week!


Bridged by Kendra Elliot



Genre(s): Romance, Thriller

After a congressmans tortured body is found dangling from a Portland bridge, the FBI joins the Oregon State Police to investigate the case–and FBI Special Agent Ava McLane, still recovering from a bullet wound, hunts the twisted killer alongside the man who captured her heart, police detective Mason Callahan.But once a third body appears and all evidence points to a serial killer, the public furiously clamors for answers–and the couples relationship grows fractured under the pressure. Ava and Mason search in the past for clues that predict the future. And when Avas mentally ill twin spins out…(more)



Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon



Genre(s): Sci-fi

Swan is a nine-year-old Idaho girl following her struggling mother from one trailer park to the next when she receives visions of doom-something far wider than the narrow scope of her own beleaguered life. In a blinding flash, nuclear bombs annihilate civilization, leaving only a few buried survivors to crawl onto a scorched landscape that was once America. In Manhattan, a homeless woman stumbles from the sewers, guided by the prophecies of a mysterious amulet, and pursued by something wicked; on Idahos Blue Dome Mountain, an orphaned boy falls under the influence of depraved survivalists and discovers…(more)



Bon Bons to Yoga Pants by Katie Cross



Genre(s): Romance, Free

Lexie Greene has always had such a pretty face. Unfortunately, that’s where it seemed to stop. She’s grown up hearing her Mother constantly remind her that she needs to lose weight. And twenty-two-year-old Lexie knows she’s overweight. With her younger sister’s wedding on the horizon and a crush to stalk on Facebook, Lexie’s had enough. She gives up her constant daydreams about food and joins a dieting group. As the pounds melt away at the gym, she finds that life on the other side of junk food isn’t what she thought…(more)



Dark Promises by Winter Renshaw



Genre(s): Romance

I have a secret… I don’t care if you like me or not. Insatiable lust for power and control runs thick in my veins. My father served as President of the United States of America — and his father before him. Montgomerys are born to lead and rule, to fear nothing and cower to no one, to make allegiances, not friends. But I digress. With a senate campaign about to launch and presidential aspirations at fever-pitch intensity, imagine my dismay when my strategist tells me I need to “settle down” with a “nice girl” in order to appeal to my…(more)



Grace be a Lady by Heather Blanton



Genre(s): Historical, Romance, Religious

Banished and separated from her son, city-girl Grace has to survive in a cowboy’s world. Maybe it’s time to stop thinking like a lady… and act like a man. Banished to the dusty cow town of Misery for an alleged affair, Grace Hendrick wants nothing more than to get her son away from the clutches of his abusive father Bull, back in Chicago. But if she dares to return home, Bull has promised Grace she’ll never see their son again. She has no choice but to accept her situation–temporarily. Struggling to figure a way to survive, she refuses…(more)



LADY OF CONQUEST: A Medieval Romance by Tamara Leigh



Genre(s): Romance, Historical

England of The Norman Conquest, 1068: Two years have passed since the Battle of Hastings changed the course of a nation. As the defeated Saxons continue to chafe against the yoke of Norman rule, Rhiannyn of Etcheverry finds herself at the center of a rebellion when the conqueror she refuses to wed dies in her arms — cursing her to never know the love of a man or the blessing of children. Certain only her silence can save her people from retaliation, she holds close the dark truth about his death. But when his avenging brother saves her life, she discovers…(more)



The Island of Sea Women: A Novel by Lisa See



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island. Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends that come from very different backgrounds. When they are old enough, they begin working in the sea with their village’s all-female diving collective, led by Young-sook’s mother. As the girls take up their positions as baby divers, they know they are beginning a life of excitement and responsibility but also danger…(more)



Coyote Songs by Gabino Iglesias



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Paranormal

In Gabino Iglesias’ acclaimed novel, ghosts and old gods guide the hands of those caught up in a violent struggle to save the soul of the American southwest. A man tasked with shuttling children over the border believes the Virgin Mary is guiding him towards final justice. A woman offers colonizer blood to the Mother of Chaos. A boy joins corpse destroyers to seek vengeance for the death of his father. These stories intertwine with those of a vengeful spirit and a hungry creature to paint a timely, compelling, pulpy portrait of revenge, family, and hope…(more)



Bloody Mary – A Thriller by J.A. Konrath



Genre(s): Thriller, Mystery

Start with a tough but vulnerable Chicago cop. Add a hyperactive cat, an ailing mother, a jealous boyfriend, a high-maintenance ex-husband, and a partner in the throes of a mid-life crisis.Stir in a psychopath littering the city with body parts. Mix with equal parts humor and suspense, and enjoy Bloody Mary–the second novel in the funny, frightening world of Lieutenant Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels.Join Jack as she struggles to repair her train wreck of a personal life while tracking down and convicting one of the scariest serial killers in recent memory–a killer for whom…(more)



Up the Line by Robert Silverberg



Genre(s): Sci-fi

Its 2059, and former law clerk Jud Elliott finds himself at loose ends-until a chance meeting with a Time Courier gives him the inspiration to become one himself. The job-as a time-traveling guide-gives him the opportunity to indulge his love of Byzantine history, in between shuttling tourists to such monumental events as the crucifixion and the assassination of JFK.But there are strict rules to follow as a Time Courier, put in place to guard against paradoxes and preserve the sanctity of now-time. Jud isnt used to following the rules-especially when faced with…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, January 5, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, January 5, 2020

Happy New Years, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Have a great week!


Nefertitis Heart by A.W. Exley



Genre(s): Fantasy, Historical

Cara Devon has always been curious and impulsive, but tangling with a serial killer might cure that. Permanently. 1861. Cara has a simple mission in London – finalise her father’s estate and sell off his damned collection of priceless artifacts. Her plan goes awry when a killer stalks the nobility, searching for an ancient Egyptian relic rumoured to hold the key to immortality. Nathaniel Trent, known as the villainous viscount, is relentless in his desire to lay his hands on both Cara and the priceless artifacts. His icy exterior and fiery touch stirs Cara’s demons, or could he lay them to…(more)



Seduced by Sunday by Catherine Bybee



Genre(s): Romance

She swore off love forever…but he just might change her mind.Meg Rosenthal: Matchmaker by day, realist by night, Meg is not about to get swept away by a charming, darkly handsome businessman in a designer suit. Shes come to a beautiful secluded resort to evaluate the private islands potential for her agency, not to ogle its owner. But theres something about the magnetic man thats hard to resist, even for a woman who refuses to fall in love.Valentino Masini: A successful and drop-dead sexy businessman, Valentino is used to having the finer things in life. Yet…(more)



Death in the English Countryside by Sara Rosett



Genre(s): Mystery

Location scout and Jane Austen aficionado, Kate Sharp, is thrilled when the company she works for lands the job of finding locations for a new film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, but then her boss, Kevin, fails to return from a scouting trip to England. Afraid that Kevin has slipped back into some destructive personal habits he struggles with, Kate travels to England to salvage Kevins and the companys reputation before word gets out that he is missing.Things go from bad to worse when Kate arrives in Nether Woodsmoor, a quaint village of golden stone cottages and rolling green…(more)



Revved by Samantha Towle



Genre(s): Romance

Race car mechanic Andressa “Andi” Amaro has one rule–no dating drivers. With a good reason behind the rule, she has no plans on breaking it.Carrick Ryan is the bad boy of Formula One. With a face and body that melts panties on sight, and an Irish lilt that leaves women on their knees, begging for more. He races hard and parties harder. The youngest driver to ever sign with F1, hes still at the top of his game five years later, breaking hearts on and off the tracks.When Andi is offered her dream job working in the…(more)



Terror of the Mountain Man by William W. Johnstone



Genre(s): Western

Smoke Jensen has come to Corpus Christi, Texas, to take delivery of five hundred horses he purchased from an old friend. That’s when a Mexican revolutionary, Colonel Bustamante Keno, brazenly crashes the border, slaughters twenty-two innocent U. S. citizens in cold blood, and steals a thousand head of cattle–along with two hundred of Smoke’s horses. Going where the U. S. Army and the Texas Rangers cannot, Smoke crosses the border in hot pursuit of Keno. The Mexican Federales capture Smoke and the others and place them under arrest. But as soon as the banditos take something near and…(more)



Black Autumn: A Survival Post-Apocalyptic Thriller by Jeff Kirkham



Genre(s): Thriller, Sci-fi

When it finally happened, even elite soldiers could scarcely keep their families alive… An already weakened U. S. economy crumbles after a rogue nation detonates a small nuclear bomb in a Los Angeles port. The disastrous economic domino effect known as “Black Autumn” threatens a group of Special Forces vets, their families, and friends, leaving serious doubt that their skills and fortitude will be enough to bridge the deadly gap between modern society and an epoch of American savagery…(more)



Meant for Her by Amy Gamet



Genre(s): Romance, Free

Julie Trueblood’s name is found alongside an encrypted message in the safe deposit box of a dead man, bringing Navy investigator Hank Jared to her door, looking for answers. The daughter of the most infamous spy of the twenty-first century, Julie denies any knowledge of the man or the cipher and sends Hank away. Hank is supposed to be in the Adirondacks walking his sister down the aisle, not chasing leads on a John Doe murder investigation that doesn’t even appear to be Navy-related. He’s a military man through and through, and while an order is an order…(more)



Devils Den by Timothy Ashby



Genre(s): Thriller, Historical

It’s the early 1920s. Someone is killing old Civil War vets. Whatever for? Troubled young G-Man Seth Armitage is assigned by the Bureau to find the killer. Another mystery–why does the corrupt Harding administration care about these old soldiers, and why would they send a shell-shocked newbie to investigate? Green though he may be, Seth is much sharper than anyone bargained for. As he investigates this strange crime, the very forces that put him on the case seem to be obstructing it, and before he knows it he’s running from the KKK, hounded by the ambitious young…(more)



Terminal Freeze by Lincoln Child



Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

Alaska’s Federal Wilderness Zone is one of the most dangerous and inhospitable places on Earth. For paleoecologist Evan Marshall, an expedition to the Zone offers an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study the mounting effects of climate change. But once there, Marshall and his intrepid team make an astonishing discovery: an enormous prehistoric animal encased in solid ice. Despite repeated warnings from the local village, and Marshall’s own mounting concern, the expedition sponsors want the creature cut from the ice, thawed, and revealed on a live television spectacularBut then the creature disappears and an unspeakable horror is unleashed…(more)



Starship Sakira by Bob Blanton



Genre(s): Sci-fi

What would you do if you found a spaceship? Would you call the government, would you pretend you never saw it, or would you keep it a secret? What would you do with it? Use it to gallivant around the galaxy, conquer Earth, get filthy rich, or try to improve life on Earth? Read along and find out how Marc works to convert Earth into a spacefaring world capable of defending itself and of being united as it meets the other civilizations in the galaxy. He and his brother start planning their next steps, but the one they dont know…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, December 29, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, December 29, 2019

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Have a great week!


Black River by Tom Lowe



Genre(s): Thriller

When an old man sees an unidentified Civil War photograph of a woman in the newspaper, he begins a desperate search for a 160-year-old painting that he believes will match the image of the enigmatic woman in the photograph, and if it does, it will prove that his great, great grandfather did not run from battle. After the old man hires Sean OBrien to find the mysterious painting, OBrien discovers its linked to a secret letter and map that will lead to a trapdoor where a hidden key to the most horrific war on U. S. soil lies…(more)



Asunder: A Novel of the Civil War by Curt Locklear



Genre(s): Historical

Thrust into the middle of Civil War battle, with both Union and Rebel protagonists and antagonists, Asunder, the first in the Trilogy, is a story of love and loss and of families torn apart.Thoroughly researched, the novel presents numerous complex, memorable characters struggling against incredible odds in an epic spanning from Texas to New York.he story begins in frigid February, long after the battle. Cyntha Favor, an abolitionist and ardent believer in Spiritualism, searches the battlefield in hopes of finding her husbands grave. Having received erroneous reports of his death, she hopes to free his tormented soul. During…(more)



Boarding Pass by Paul Cumbo



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Twenty-one-year-old Matt Derby is a typical college senior: bright, open-minded, and full of potential. But he’s also stuck in neutral, struggling with girl problems, a lack of direction, and decisions made difficult by too many choices. When a television news report tells the story of a heroic firefighter in a small Wyoming town, Matt recognizes someone he hasn’t seen in nearly six years: his boarding school roommate Trey Daniels, who disappeared after being expelled in tenth grade. Matt boards a flight headed west, aiming not only to visit his injured friend, but also to put off…(more)



Shadows and Gold: An Elemental Legacy Novella by Elizabeth Hunter



Genre(s): Paranormal, Fantasy

Traveling to the most remote region of China certainly wasnt what Ben Vecchio had in mind for his summer vacation, but when Tenzin suggested a quick trip, he could hardly turn down a chance to keep her out of trouble and practice the Mandarin he still struggled with in class.Of course, Tenzin might not have been clear about everything travel entailed.Driving a truck full of rotting vegetables and twenty million in gold from Kashgar to Shanghai was only the start. If Ben can keep the treasure away from grasping immortals, the reward will be more than worth the…(more)



I Love Capri by Belinda Jones



Genre(s): Romance

Kim Rees became a translator for the glamorous jet-set lifestyle. So how come shes ended up sitting at home in her PJs translating German computer games for a living? Fortunately her mother has a plan to extract her from her marshmallowy rut: a trip to the magical Italian island of Capri. At first Kim refuses to wake up and smell the bougainvillea, but as she succumbs to the irresistible delights of strawberry bellinis and millionaire suitors, she realizes shes changing. And when she meets a man whos tiramisu personified, she finds herself falling in love. But how far will…(more)



L.A. Sniper by Steve Gannon



Genre(s): Thriller

In the streets of Los Angeles, a sniper is hunting cops. Panic grips the city as Detective Daniel Kane tracks the killer, embarking on the most terrifying investigation of his career. Building to an electrifying climax, L. A. Sniper tells a story of heartbreak and loss, of love and redemption, and surprisingly, of hope…(more)



Azagoth: A Demonica Novella by Larissa Ione



Genre(s): Paranormal, Romance

Even in the fathomless depths of the underworld and the bleak chambers of a damaged heart, the bonds of love can heal–or destroy.He holds the ability to annihilate souls in the palm of his hand. He commands the respect of the most dangerous of demons and the most powerful of angels. He can seduce and dominate any female he wants with a mere look. But for all Azagoths power, hes bound by shackles of his own making, and only an angel with a secret holds the key to his release.Shes an angel with the extraordinary ability to…(more)



The Day We Met by Barbara Bretton



Genre(s): Romance

Was it a fling… or was it forever? It’s 7:08 on the morning of Maggy O’Brien’s thirty-fifth birthday and she’s driving carpool in her pajamas and bunny slippers. She can’t remember the last time she shaved her legs. She’s hasn’t slept past dawn since her kids were born and one of them is now a teenager. Can life possibly get any worse? The second she sees her sisters waiting impatiently at the foot of her driveway, she knows the answer to that question. Claire and Ellie are staging a makeover intervention and no amount of protest can save Maggy…(more)



Vienna Prelude by Bodie Thoene



Genre(s): Historical

No one is safe… In 1936 Nazi darkness descends upon Europe. Every person is only one step away from being swept into the nightmarish tide of evil. Blond Elisa Lindheim, a violinist with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, adopts an Aryan stage name for protection. But her closest friend, Leah, a talented Jewish cellist, is in a perilous position. There are those who choose to fight Hitler’s madness. Elisa’s father, Theo. A courageous American reporter, John Murphy. Winston Churchill, the British statesman. A farm family in the Tyrolean Alps. The Jewish Underground. But will all their efforts be enough to stop…(more)



Center Ring: A Novel by Nicole Waggoner



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Norah Merrit, a dedicated obstetrician known for her bedside manner and service to Doctors Without Borders, walks into girls’ night out with a confession to make — and what she has to say shakes the group to its core. In the aftermath of Norah’s revelation, each of the women she calls her sister-friends — photojournalist Camille, stay-at-home mom Leila, publicist Ellison, and designer Kate — are left questioning the roads they haven’t taken, and revisiting the vastly different choices they’ve made in life and love. Told in alternating points of view between the five friends, Center Ring is a story…(more)