Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, March 17, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, March 17, 2019

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

Power of Lies by Auryn Hadley

Genre(s): Fantasy, Romance

Everyone lies. When working for a sex mage, it’s the only way to stay safe. That’s the first thing Jaeda learns when she’s named as the Chosen. The mage needs a sacrifice, and she’s willing to give it. Maybe too willing. After all, this man is lust incarnate; a woman would have to be insane not to want him, even if he is dangerous. But desiring someone’s body is very different from falling in love. In her line of work, the two must never be confused. She doesn’t even know his name! He’s simply The Jackal, a terrifyingly powerful sex… (more)

Etheric Recruit: A Kurtherian Gambit Series by S. R. Russell

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

When you are a young adult in the Etheric Empire, your life can be changed in mere moments. Often for the better. Anne was saved by the Queen herself many years before on planet Earth. Now, she is struggling with focus, and coming into adulthood while her mom struggles with her own future. When Anne’s mother makes an ultimatum, the Empress steps in, and Anne’s life is saved by her young friend, with four paws. Now, Anne must grow up with her partner, and fast. Her new friends are going to need her in the future. Together, the young woman… (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 Turbulent Trail by Mike Thompson

Genre(s): Historical, Western

Charlie Deegan has gone from an Army sharpshooter to a drunken brawler to aprisoner in Yuma Territorial Prison. He escapes and heads north to change hisways and become a cowboy. On the way he fights Indians and Mexican banditos,tangles with a crooked sheriff and is locked in a military stockade when he isrecognized as a prison escapee. He breaks out and vows never to drink again. Hebefriends a cowboy who offers him a job on a cattle drive. But can theharddrinking, brawling Charlie really become a cowboy… (more)

Tahoe Blowup by Todd Borg

Genre(s): Thriller, Mystery

When Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna’s cabin narrowly escapes burning in an arson-set forest fire, the local fire department hires him to investigate. As more fires follow and people die, Owen can’t tell if the fires are an act of eco-terrorism or a method of murder. Before Owen can solve the case, the firestarter kidnaps Owen’s girlfriend Street Casey. Owen has just hours to save Street before she burns up in a fire so big, fire fighters call it a BLOWUP… (more)

Pull The Trigger: A Chase Williams murder mystery by Stefania Mattana

Genre(s): Mystery

Cycling’s for brave people only in Tursenia. Murder is around the next bend. What do cycling and target shooting have in common? Why is someone picking off young Olympic hopefuls? Two cyclists in the Junior Italian National Team have been inexplicably shot. A month later Junior Target Shooting National Team member is killed by a high-precision shot to his forehead. A very complicated crime story is waiting for Chase Williams and Inspector Angelo Alunni. Angelo and Chase are helped by a ballistics expert from Rome, Gianmarco Betti. A series of discoveries, lies and unspoken truths gradually whittle away at… (more)

The Collectors Society by Heather Lyons

Genre(s): Romance, Fantasy, Paranormal

From the author of the Fate series and The Deep End of the Sea comes a fantastical romantic adventure that has Alice tumbling down the strangest rabbit hole yet. After years in Wonderland, Alice has returned to England as an adult, desperate to reclaim sanity and control over her life. An enigmatic gentleman with an intriguing job offer too tempting to resist changes her plans for a calm existence, though. Soon, she’s whisked to New York and initiated into the Collectors’ Society, a secret organization whose members confirm that famous stories are anything but straightforward and that what she knows… (more)

Off the Charts by Anna Lowe

Genre(s): Romance

Just a fling, or is it more? All Julie Steffens wants is a quiet couple of days on a Caribbean beach. Just her, a good book, and the balmy sea breeze. But the minute she meets the sizzling hot sailor of her dreams, sparks start to fly, and she’s tempted into the one type of adventure she’s never tried. The only question is, will one night be enough… (more)

The Au Pair by Emma Rous

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

If V. C. Andrews and Kate Morton had a literary love child, Emma Rous’ The Au Pair would be it. National Bestseller! One of the most anticipated books of 2019 from Pop Sugar, Bustle, Cosmo, Parade, and Goodreads! Seraphine Mayes and her twin brother, Danny, were born in the middle of summer at their family’s estate on the Norfolk coast. Within hours of their birth, their mother threw herself from the cliffs, the au pair fled, and the village thrilled with whispers of dark cloaks, changelings, and the aloof couple who drew a young nanny into their inner circle. Now… (more)

My Ex-Life: A Novel by Stephen McCauley

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

David Hedges’s life is coming apart at the seams. His job helping San Francisco rich kids get into the colleges of their (parents’) choice is exasperating; his younger boyfriend has left him; and the beloved carriage house he rents is being sold. His solace is a Thai takeout joint that delivers 24/7. The last person he expects to hear from is Julie Fiske. It’s been decades since they’ve spoken, and he’s relieved to hear she’s recovered from her brief, misguided first marriage. To him. The Airbnb Julie is running out of her seaside house north of Boston is neither shabby… (more)

Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, March 10, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, March 10, 2019

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

You Are Always on My Mind: Hell Yeah! by Sable Hunter

Genre(s): Romance

We all like to think we have a soulmate. Unfortunately for some of us, we miss them, passing unseen like two ships in the night. Revel and Harper were among the lucky ones, they knew without a shadow of a doubt that they were meant for one another. In a perfect world, they would’ve enjoyed a ‘happily ever after’. But this isn’t a perfect world. Harper is haunted by her past, a past so tragic and so unthinkable that she can’t even imagine confessing it to Revel. And she knows from past experience, that when he learns the shameful truth… (more)

Apprentice of Magic by K. M. Shea

Genre(s): Fantasy

Angelique hates her magic. Her time in the magical academy has been a long chain of criticisms, reprimands, and punishments. Her war-like ability to control any weapon has earned her nothing but the fear and scorn of fellow students and instructors. And now, she finds herself before the highest council just one vote away from having her magic sealed forever. Until Enchanter Evariste appears. The mysterious prodigy is one of the few with the authority to go against the Council. Which is exactly what he does when he takes Angelique as his apprentice. Though his lessons are challenging and… (more)

Zone War by John Conroe

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

A few short years from now, eco-terrorists unleash the worst attack the world has ever seen. Over 25,000 autonomous combat drones are released in Manhattan from the hold of a ship. Hundreds of thousands are dead, and the entire island is evacuated and quarantined in just a few days’ time. Ten years later, Manhattan is still empty of humans, with the exception of the salvage specialists of the most watched reality show in history: Zone War. Produced live and unedited, the show follows five teams of armored vehicle specialists who brave the active drones to recover lost riches and… (more)

Small Town Rumors by Carolyn Brown

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Everyone is talking about Jennie Sue Baker and the mess she made of her life in New York. The former high school queen bee — and wealthy darling of Bloom, Texas — has returned home after all these years, riding on a common bus and bearing two bounced alimony checks. In a town that thrives on gossip, Jennie’s fall from grace has shamed her mother, set the town buzzing, and caused old, jealous enemies to whisper in delight. They say she’s taken a job as a housekeeper, gotten a garage apartment, and might be crushing on Rick Lawson, a simple farmer with… (more)

Dangerous Minds: A Cyrus Cooper Thriller: Book One by Xander Weaver

Genre(s): Thriller

When test subjects participating in secret experiments begin to die mysteriously, Cyrus Cooper, the youngest agent of the ‘Coalition’ — a secret law enforcement organization — is assigned to prevent the program’s lead researcher from being the next victim. But there’s a catch: The seventy-four-year-old neuroscientist, Gertrude Waterford, has flatly refused any type of protective detail. Cyrus goes undercover, taking a position as a personal assistant in order to enter the life of the brash, elderly scientist. When multiple attempts are made on her life, however, not only must Cyrus protect the headstrong lady, but he must also uncover… (more)

Hold My Heart by Esther M. Soto

Genre(s): Thriller

On a manhunt for a serial killer, FBI Special Agent Ileana Harper falls through a break in time, ripping her from the present and everything she knows. After forming an uneasy alliance with the man who comes to her rescue, she unearths long-buried family secrets. Spiraling out of control, she clings to memories of Tommy, her partner and best friend of eight years, to keep her sane, fearful she may never see him again. FBI Special Agent Tommy Colton relies on Ileana to keep him grounded; she’s the closest thing he’s ever had to love in his life. When… (more)

Hold Me by Anna Zaires

Genre(s): Romance

Captor and captive. Lovers. Soulmates. We’re all that and more. We thought we were past the worst of it. We thought we finally had a chance. We thought wrong. We’re Nora and Julian, and this is our story… (more)

Grace be a Lady by Heather Blanton

Genre(s): Historical, Romance

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)

A Woman of Fortune by Kellie Coates Gilbert

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Free

You never know what you’re really made of until you lose everything. Texas socialite Claire Massey is living the dream — designer clothes, luxury cars, stunning homes. But everything comes crashing down when her charming cattle broker husband is arrested for fraud. Suddenly she finds herself facing attorneys, a media frenzy, and a trail of broken hearts. Betrayed and humiliated, Claire must maneuver incredible odds to save her family — and discover a life worth living. Author Kellie Coates Gilbert delivers a story both poignant and emotionally gripping that celebrates the kind of fortune that lasts… (more)

Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, March 3, 2019

3h2>Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of March 3, 2019

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

Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews

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

No day is ordinary in a world where Technology and Magic compete for supremacy… But no matter which force is winning, in the apocalypse, a sword will always work. Hugh d’Ambray, Preceptor of the Iron Dogs, Warlord of the Builder of Towers, served only one man. Now his immortal, nearly omnipotent master has cast him aside. Hugh is a shadow of the warrior he was, but when he learns that the Iron Dogs, soldiers who would follow him anywhere, are being hunted down and murdered, he must make a choice: to fade away or to be the leader he was… (more)

The Lost and the Chosen by Ivy Asher

Genre(s): Paranormal, Fantasy

My name is Vinna, and I’ve been keeping a lot of secrets. You would too if you’d experienced some of the weird shit I have: red-eyed monsters chasing me, markings on my body appearing out of nowhere, a strange power that crackles colorfully over my skin from time to time, and don’t get me started on the weapons I can conjure up almost out of nowhere. Lucky for me, I have yet to meet someone whose ass I couldn’t kick, inside the ring or out. I put that to the test when I run headfirst into a fight that… (more)

Runaway by JB Schroeder

Genre(s): Romance

While tracing his missing teenage sister, Detective Mitch Saunders uncovers a disturbing link to one of his old, and very cold, cases: Laura Macnamara, a young woman who walked out her backdoor and simply disappeared. Runaway, or victim? He never knew, but is about to find out. Because Laura — a sexy, grown woman now known as Charlie Hart — holds the key to his sister’s safety. Except Charlie refuses to help him. Between her carefully guarded secrets and well-founded fears, too much is at stake to look back. Nor can she consider a future with Mitch — a man who will… (more)

Blue Genes #1 by Sydney Jamesson

Genre(s): Romance

Take the plunge with Beth Parker and be ready to fall headfirst Into the Blue… “I promise. Wherever you are, Beth, I will always be with you,” ~ Ayden. Handsome, media magnate, Ayden Stone came into Beth Parker’s life like a bolt out of the blue, introducing her to an extravagant lifestyle filled with promises, new experiences and sensual pleasures. Possessed by love, they have fulfilled a childhood dream to be man and wife, believing nothing can come between them ‘until death do us part. ‘Having been tortured by tragic events involving angels and demons from their past, these star-crossed… (more)

Shadow Emperor by Jonathan Holburt

Genre(s): Thriller

Since ancient times, three sacred objects — a sword, a mirror and a jewel — have legitimized the rule of Japanese emperors. Possession of this sacred regalia could make a man Emperor of Japan. Now, yakuza kingpin Ryuichi Yugao acts to restore what his ancestors lost 600 years ago in a civil war — the throne of Japan. Hiring ex-SAS commando Hugh Scott to steal the regalia, Yugao triggers a chain of events that sends Japan spiraling into chaos. To reach the regalia, Scott must first break into the most tightly-guarded palace in all of Asia, Kyuden, the Imperial Palace of… (more)

A One Way Ticket to Dead: A Kate Jones Thriller by D. V. Berkom

Genre(s): Thriller

A powerful enemy. A fight for survival. A shocking betrayal. Digging up the past can be deadly… After years of running from her ex, Kate Jones is ready to bury the past and try to piece together a new normal. But first there’s a loose end to tie and it involves digging up old ghosts that are best left alone. Unaware her actions have attracted the notice of a powerful enemy Kate is plunged into a deadly fight for survival, as both her life and the lives of those she loves hang in the balance. And, with the possibility of… (more)

The Light in the Trees by Jeff Van Valer

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, YA

In 1970, twelve-year-old White Birch Camp veteran Ted returns to his once-favorite place. It is months after his mom’s violent death, and he’s convinced his dad is dumping him for the summer. Or maybe for good. But he immediately meets his two best friends, Zeke and Neil. Karen, the director’s daughter, notices him, and he finds her more alluring than the camp’s panoramic view of Loon Lake. He also finds Hoss, an alarmingly intelligent, charming, and manipulative risk-taker with a knack for criminal mischief and an unusual vendetta. In this coming-of-age thriller, follow Ted… (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)

Winter Cottage by Mary Ellen Taylor

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

A gripping novel about family secrets… and coming home for the first time. Still grieving the loss of her wandering, Free-spirited mother, Lucy Kincaid leaves Nashville for the faded town of Cape Hudson, Virginia. She goes to see the house she’s inherited — one she never knew existed, bequeathed to her by a woman she’s never even met. At the heart of this mystery is the hope that maybe — just maybe — this “Winter Cottage” will answer the endless questions about her mother’s past… including the identity of her birth father. Rather than the quaint Virginian bungalow Lucy expected, Winter Cottage… (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)

Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of February 24, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of February 24, 2019

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

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 husband’s grave. Having received erroneous reports of his death, she hopes to free his tormented soul. During… (more)

Hard to Kill: a Hard Targets novel by Wendy Byrne

Genre(s): Thriller, Mystery

Trained as children to become assassins by the infamous Goren Petrovich, Sabrina Shaw and her two brothers have had a less-than-normal upbringing. After escaping his clutches, Sabrina and her brothers have tried to make a normal life for themselves. Now Sabrina works for an organization called The Alliance, specializing in the kind of jobs that no one else can or wants to do. Her current assignment: find the daughter of a prominent politician who has disappeared, categorized as a runaway by the authorities. It seems simple enough, until Sabrina uncovers the girl may have been the victim of… (more)

Long Time Gone by Lorelei James

Genre(s): Romance

The right love is worth the wait… Calvin McKay can’t understand his twin brother’s rush toward the altar — until he lays eyes on the bride’s younger sister. But she’s far too innocent for him to pursue… and yet something about that little blonde tornado gets his blood pumping and his heart all twisted up. Kimi West is used to boys chasing after her, but Cal McKay is a man — all man — and his hot kisses are like nothing she’s ever experienced. But he’s a rancher, tied to the land, and she can’t wait for the day she can escape from… (more)

Home and Away by Samantha Wayland

Genre(s): Romance

You can build a team, but you have to find your home. Rupert Smythe is fond of many things. Callum Morrison isn’t one of them. Rupert is a quiet, thoughtful business man and, sadly, a total wimp. Maybe not the ideal candidate to run a professional hockey team, but he signed on to do it anyway. As his life has reminded him on an almost daily basis since, this isn’t the most brilliant idea he’s ever had. And that was before Callum showed up. Being in the spotlight is just part of being a professional athlete, but Callum needs a… (more)

Transitions: The Heirs Prequel by D. Camille

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

A family is like a forest, when you are outside it is dense, when you are inside you see that each tree has its place. ~ African Proverb Time waits for no man… or woman. Life moves on, old things fade away to make way for new beginnings. From Black Diamonds, to Uncut Diamonds… to Heirs. A new generation is forming, designed to be more advanced, more dangerous and more intriguing than their predecessors. In this prequel, The Diamond family is transitioning to usher in a new regime. The Diamonds are back, and the family is growing in unexpected ways… (more)

This Present Darkness: A Novel by Frank Peretti

Genre(s): Mystery, Religious

After the film in her camera is mysteriously destroyed at a small-town festival, reporter Bernice Kreuger knows she’s found something worth covering up. She brings the investigation to her boss, Marshall Hogan. Along with the local pastor of a struggling church, Hank Busch, they find something much bigger than they expected — a demonic plot to enslave their town and, eventually, the world. The tiny college town of Ashton becomes the unlikely battleground in a cosmic clash between good and evil. Unseen by the human protagonists, armies of angels and demons wage war against one another in the spiritual realm… (more)

Justice For All by Christy Truitt

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Religious

K. D. Jennings juggles law school, a full-time job as a paralegal at Ingram and Associates and falling in love with fellow student Trip Folsom. She lives in small-town Alabama with her clinically depressed mother and the memories of the father who abandoned them both. Anger and resentment as a small child fuel the motivation to succeed at all cost as an adult. The case of a lifetime walks through the door of K. D. ‘s employer, Ezra Ingram, whose last opponent filed bankruptcy. A couple wants to sue the doctor who they allege killed their son, the… (more)

Wardens of Wisteria by Angela Pepper

Genre(s): Paranormal

Zara Riddle is used to being woken up in the middle of the night by magical creatures. Being a witch is incredibly fun, but it does have a few drawbacks. Zara’s powers make her appealing to the recently deceased, who are always showing up seeking her help. This witch is a real ghost magnet! When Zara’s resident telepathic wyvern wakes her up to announce there’s a new ghost in the house, Zara is anything but surprised. She greets the new spirit, locates the crime scene, and notifies the authorities. All before the sun comes up. Zara’s work is done. After… (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)

The Last Promise by Richard Paul Evans

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

From the New York Times bestselling author and one of the world’s most beloved storytellers comes a rich and all-too-human novel about the tragedy and triumph of love… Years ago, a sweet girl from Utah was swept off her feet by a handsome Italian. Today, the sweet girl from Utah is a wife and mother living in Italy. And she’s about to be swept off her feet all over again… (more)

Blood Dragons by Rosemary A Johns

Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

A rebel vampire, a red-haired devil, and a sassy heroine battle to save the world — or tear it apart. Light, a bad boy vampire of the Blood Lifer world, has been hiding in the shadows of paranormal London since Victorian times. His only company? A savage Elizabethan Blood lifer. And he’s keeping a secret from her that breaks every rule. London, 1960s. When a seductive human singer tempts Light with a forbidden romance, their worlds collide. At the same time, Light discovers his ruthless family’s horrifying experiments. Now he’s torn between slaying the humans he was raised to fear… (more)

Welcome to the Garden Club: A Novel by Jenny B. Tilbury

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Free

Opening day of the Fleur-de-Lis Ladies Garden Club of the French Quarter gives fifty lucky women a chance to express their inner southern divas. As longtime member Stephanie Lewis steps into a luxurious condo to begin a new season of the garden club, she has no idea of the drama and life changes that await her. Stephanie, a community volunteer and socialite, is convinced that proper civilization ends at the New Orleans city limits. Her friends and fellow members consist of Gloria Vincent, a wealthy widow who manages two international businesses, and Dolores Delacroix, a successful business owner… (more)

Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of February 17, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of February 17, 2019

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked books–all very highly rated. Happy reading!

Homicide in High Heels : a Humorous Romantic Mystery by Gemma Halliday

Genre(s): Mystery

A dead body in a tanning salon leads a fashion designer on a laugh-out-loud murder investigation… There’s nothing fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer loves more than springtime in California! The flowers are in bloom, the fashion week runways are fierce, and fans of America’s favorite pastime are filling the baseball stadiums to root for their favorite team. But when the girlfriend of the L. A. Stars rookie MVP winds up dead at a chic Beverly Hills salon, it’s suddenly up to Maddie to track down the “Tanning Salon Killer. ” Armed with the help of her wacky… (more)

Murder Al Fresco by Jennifer L. Hart

Genre(s): Mystery

From bestselling cozy mystery author Jennifer L. Hart comes the deliciously deadly conclusion to her Southern Pasta Shop Mysteries… Redemption never tasted so sweet… Andy Buckland is no stranger to TV. The worst moment of her career happened when a live studio audience got food poisoning from one of her dishes. But when the pasta guru is given a slot in the televised cooking competition Diced Showdown, she sees her chance at redemption. In exchange for the shot at vindication Andy and her fianc, Malcolm Jones, are tasked to find the identity of a mysterious blogger who has a nasty… (more)

Danger in the Ashes by William W. Johnstone

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

During the years following the nuclear holocaust that decimated the United States, soldier and survivalist Ben Raines has dedicated his life to rebuilding civilization from the ruins. But for America to rise again, the new laws must be as just as they are harsh–they must be Ben Raines’s laws. As the bloody war continues against the hordes of subhuman cannibals infesting the urban wasteland, Raines and his rebel forces encounter an even greater threat to their dream of a new America–the Ku Klux Klan, reawakened to sow the poisonous seeds of ignorance and prejudice. This hideous scourge must… (more)

Harvest of Gold by Tessa Afshar

Genre(s): Romance, Historical

An arranged marriage. A man whose heart is closed to love. A king whose life hangs in the balance. A nation on the brink of annihilation. Harvest of Gold (Book 2)The scribe Sarah married Darius, and at times she feels as if she has married the Persian aristocracy, too. There is another point she did not count on in her marriage–Sarah has grown to love her husband. Sarah has wealth, property, honor, and power, but her husband’s love still seems unattainable. Although his mother was an Israelite, Darius remains skeptical that his Jewish wife is the right choice… (more)

Tabitha by Vikki Kestell

Genre(s): Historical, Free

From the author of the groundbreaking series, A Prairie Heritage, comes the compelling story of fiery-haired, fiery-tempered Tabitha Hale. Rescued from a life of depravity, Tabitha gives her heart to God and her life to nursing. As this tenacious, redeemed woman perseveres toward her vocation, her temper and stubborn independence threaten to derail her aspirations. Will Tabitha pass the trial by fire that is necessary for God to truly use her? And what is Tabitha to do with her feelings for Mason Carpenter, the man who simply refuses to give up on her? Is it even possible for… (more)

Desired Too: Loving An Alpha Male by S. K. Lessly

Genre(s): Romance

Angel and Raquel possess two very strong personalities separately. They are alphas to the core. The problem comes when these two fire-filled individuals come together. One needs to be in control while the other refuses to be controlled. Angel Leonetti, the complete Alpha Male “Let me first address this ‘using you’ shit that you mentioned. To be clear, I asked you to be on the team for no other reason but that I trust you. You were actually the only one I trusted in that meeting, besides my father. I don’t know what’s up with Victor. I haven’t a… (more)

Isle of Hope: Unfailing Love by Julie Lessman

Genre(s): Romance

NOTE! ! THIS BOOK IS A SWEET INSPIRATIONAL WITH A BIT HIGHER LEVEL OF ROMANTIC AND SPIRITUAL PASSION. )She stole his heart. He stole her peace. Can hope steal their pain? At the age of eighteen, Lacey Carmichael was a wild girl bent on fun, promised to Jack O’Bryen, a straight-and-narrow pastor’s kid bent on the seminary. When her father kicks her out of the house, she runs away from Isle of Hope, turning her back on everything she loves. Now, eight years later, she’s back as a woman of faith, hoping to make amends to the father she… (more)

Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft

Genre(s): Fantasy

The Tower of Babel is the greatest marvel in the world. Immense as a mountain, the ancient Tower holds unnumbered ringdoms, warring and peaceful, stacked one on the other like the layers of a cake. It is a world of geniuses and tyrants, of luxury and menace, of unusual animals and mysterious machines. Soon after arriving for his honeymoon at the Tower, the mild-mannered headmaster of a small village school, Thomas Senlin, gets separated from his wife, Marya, in the overwhelming swarm of tourists, residents, and miscreants. Senlin is determined to find Marya, but to do so he’ll have… (more)

Letters of Freedom – The Carmel Sheehan Series Book 1: A Novella by Jean Grainger

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

She’s lost. He’s searching. Neither knows the full truth. Carmel Sheehan was abandoned as a baby and left in the care of the Irish state. Life with the nuns was lonely and isolating, but nobody ever adopted her, so when the time came to leave Trinity House, she was terrified, and jumped at the chance to get a family of her own by marrying a widower with two little girls. But Bill wasn’t who he seemed, and having his horrible sister Julia as a constant looming presence made a bad situation even worse. Then a Facebook message from a man… (more)

The Days Fly by C. L. Quinn

Genre(s): Romance, Paranormal

You’d think that remaining young and beautiful forever would be wonderful, wouldn’t you? For Sarah, it really wasn’t. She’d been blood-bonded for nearly one hundred years to a powerful vampire, where taking small sips of his blood daily kept his blood-bonds healthy and young. While she was like family to him, there comes a time in a human beings life when just existing isn’t enough. There needed to be purpose and achievement and something to strive for. Sarah carried Robert Browning with her, the phrase “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven… (more)