Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, March 29, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, March 29, 2020

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. We hope you and your family are staying safe during this crisis. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books for your reading pleasure.

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Krimson Run: A Galactic Race for Justice by Julia Huni



Genre(s): Sci-fi, No

The Federation will make you pay for your crimes, even the fake ones. Tony, a spy from a rival star system who is the scion of a galactic crime family. Quinn, falsely accused former military betrayed by her husband. A conspiracy that intertwines their lives. Where did the government go wrong? When they separated Quinn from her kids. She vowed to do whatever it would take to find them and rescue them. They should have let her. Instead, they made her fight. Now Quinn and Tony will make the Federation wish it had taken the easy option. Quinns escape starts…(more)



The Girl from Oto by Amy Maroney



Genre(s): Mystery, Historical

A Renaissance-era woman artist and an American scholar. Linked by a 500-year-old mystery… The secrets of the past are irresistible — and dangerous.1500: Born during a time wracked by war and plague, Renaissance-era artist Mira grows up in a Pyrenees convent believing she is an orphan. When tragedy strikes, Mira learns the devastating truth about her own origins. But does she have the strength to face those who would destroy her? 2015: Centuries later, art scholar Zari unearths traces of a mysterious young woman named Mira in two 16th-century portraits. Obsessed, Zari tracks Mira through…(more)



The Silver Gun by L.A. Chandlar



Genre(s): Historical, Mystery

New York City, 1936. In the midst of the Great Depression, the Big Apple is defiantly striving toward an era infused with art, architecture, and economic progress under the dynamic Mayor La Guardia. But those in City Hall know that tumultuous times can inspire both optimism and deadly danger… It’s been six months since Lane Sanders was appointed Mayor Fiorello “Fio” La Guardia’s new personal aide, and the twenty-three-year-old is sprinting in her Mary Janes to match her boss’s pace. Despite dealing with vitriol from the Tammany Hall political machine and managing endless revitalization efforts, Fio hasn’t…(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)



Love Built to Last: Fireflies ~ Book 1 by Lisa Ricard Claro



Genre(s): Romance

She can’t let go of her dead husband… Maddie Kinkaid believes her late husband, Jack, gives her advice on everything from ordering a pizza to hiring a carpenter, so when she finds Caleb Walker’s business card on Jack’s desk, she’s convinced that he’s the guy to remodel her kitchen. He can’t decide if she’s worth the risk… Caleb is a single father, and protecting his young son means avoiding romantic entanglements. But there’s heat in every kitchen, and sparks ignite between Caleb and Maddie — until disaster strikes. When Jack goes silent, Maddie’s guilt consumes her, and it looks as if…(more)



When the Man Comes Around: A Gripping Crime Thriller by Bradley Wright



Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller

Former FBI rising star, Lawson Raines, isn’t the man he used to be. He’s become a monster. Losing your wife, your daughter, and spending ten years behind bars will do that to a man. Especially an innocent one… Now Lawson’s life sentence has been pardoned, and the people who conspired to put him away are desperately scrambling to bury their little secret in the Las Vegas desert once and for all. Dodging bullets while chasing clues, Lawson races to uncover the truth behind the conspiracy against him. Along the way, friends become enemies, enemies become friends, and a broken man…(more)



What Have You Done by Matthew Farrell



Genre(s): Thriller

Family is not what it seems in this raw, edgy thriller that New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline says “you won’t be able to put down.”When a mutilated body is found hanging in a seedy motel in Philadelphia, forensics specialist Liam Dwyer assumes the crime scene will be business as usual. Instead, the victim turns out to be a woman he’d had an affair with before breaking it off to save his marriage. But there’s a bigger problem: Liam has no memory of where he was or what he did on the night of the murder. Panicked, Liam…(more)



P.S. from Paris by Marc Levy



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

From Marc Levy, the most-read French author alive today, comes a modern-day love story between a famous actress hiding in Paris and a bestselling writer lying to himself. They knew their friendship was going to be complicated, but love — and the City of Lights — just might find a way. On the big screen, Mia plays a woman in love. But in real life, she’s an actress in need of a break from her real-life philandering husband — the megastar who plays her romantic interest in the movies. So she heads across the English Channel to hide in Paris…(more)



Written in the Stars by Christina Coryell



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Romance

Roundabout these parts, dirt roads don’t just get you from point A to point B. They intersect to create a maze of life often missed when outsiders drive through a sleepy town. The number on the population sign might seem insignificant, but a few short steps from the beaten path, there’s more than meets the eye. Look a little closer… That sleek out-of-town convertible is bringing former pageant queen Brooke Langdon back into town for the first time in a decade. She’s dragging nothing with her but the hyphen in her last name. Gatlin Moore is running his…(more)



Kahayatle by Elle Casey



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

My name’s Bryn Mathis. I’m seventeen years old, and I live in a neighborhood outside of Orlando, Florida. I live alone because my dad died almost a year ago, along with all the other adults in the world. I’m almost out of food and the gangs of kids that roam around my town are getting more vicious by the day. It’s time for me to leave and find another place to live… a place where I can find food and shelter… a place where they won’t be able to find me. Alone, it might have been possible, but now I’ve…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, March 22, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, March 22, 2020

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. We hope you and your family are staying safe during this crisis. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books for your reading pleasure.

Over the next few weeks we plan on rennovating and remaking Shelfbuzz, and we would love your feedback. We have a super quick (<2 minute) survey here and we’d be very grateful if you’d help us out by providing some input. Thanks in advance!


Victoria: A Vampire & Paranormal Romance by W.J. May



Genre(s): Paranormal, Fantasy, Free

Victoria is a Hunter Vampire, one of the last of her kind. She’s the best of the best. When she finds out one of her marks is actually her sister she let’s her go, only to end up on the wrong side of the council. Forced to prove herself she hunts her next mark, a werewolf. Injured and hungry, she is forced to do what she must to survive. Her actions upset the ancient council and she finds herself now being the one thing she has always despised — the Hunted…(more)



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)



Huntress Moon by Alexandra Sokoloff



Genre(s): Thriller

FBI Special Agent Matthew Roarke is closing in on a bust of a major criminal organization in San Francisco when he witnesses an undercover member of his team killed right in front of him on a busy street, an accident Roarke cant believe is coincidental. His suspicions put him on the trail of a mysterious young woman who appears to have been present at each scene of a years-long string of ”accidents” and murders, and who may well be that most rare of killers: a female serial.Roarkes hunt for her takes him across three states…while in a…(more)



Shadows, Maps, and Other Ancient Magic by Meghan Ciana Doidge



Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

I had new cupcakes to bake, a new treasure to hunt, and a new dragon in town — literally. Who wouldnt be ecstatic filling their days with chocolate, trinket collecting, and martial arts training? Yeah — me.Because no matter how much chocolate I ate, I couldnt fill the dark pit in my soul. A darkness born from blood alchemy. A darkness that reeked of the black magic I now knew I was capable of creating.Maybe it was time to walk away.But what if there were important things left to do? What if I was the only one who could…(more)



The Color of Joy by Julianne MacLean



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Romance

The Color of Joy is USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLeans eighth installment in her popular Color of Heaven series, which has delivered many happy sighs to thousands of readers worldwide and left them clamoring for more. Bring tissues and prepare to be up all night reading this fast-paced, emotionally charged tale about the obstacles we encounter in everyday life and the real life magic that helps us to triumph over them…(more)



Love Muffin And Chai Latte by Anya Wylde



Genre(s): Romance, Contemporary Fiction, Free

Clear your calendar, turn on your voicemail and get cozy on the sofa as Anya Wylde has decided to dip her toes into the world of contemporary romance… Love Muffin and Chai Latte follows the journey of Tabitha Lee Timmons as she deals with financial stress, loony relatives, some crooks, an unhappy bride to be, a grumpy old man and two heartbreakingly handsome men…(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)



The Paris Secret: An epic and heartbreaking love story set in World War Two by Lily Graham



Genre(s): Romance, Historical

The last time Valerie was in Paris, she was three years old, running from the Nazis, away from the only home she had ever known. Now as a young woman all alone in the world, Valerie must return to Paris, to the bookshop and her sole surviving relative, her grandfather Vincent, the only person who knows the truth about what happened to her parents. As she gets to know grumpy, taciturn Vincent again, she hears a tragic story of Nazi-occupied Paris, a doomed love affair and a mother willing to sacrifice everything for her beloved daughter. Can Valerie and…(more)



The Parisians by Marius Gabriel



Genre(s): Historical

Paris, 1940. The Nazis have occupied the city — and the Ritz. The opulent old hotel, so loved by Parisians, is now full of swaggering officers, their minions and their mistresses. For American Olivia Olsen, working as chambermaid at the hotel means denying her nationality and living a lie, every day bringing the danger of discovery closer. When Hitler’s right-hand man moves in and makes her his pet, she sees an opportunity to help the Resistance — and draw closer to Jack, her contact, whose brusque instructions may be a shield for something more… Within the hotel, famed designer Coco Chanel…(more)



The Silent Sister: A Novel by Diane Chamberlain



Genre(s): Thriller

In The Silent Sister, Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager. Now, over twenty years later, her father has passed away and she’s in New Bern, North Carolina cleaning out his house when she finds evidence to the contrary. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why exactly was she on the run all those years ago, and what secrets are being kept now? As Riley works to uncover the truth, her discoveries will put into question everything she thought she knew about her family…(more)




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Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, March 15, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, March 15, 2020

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Happy reading and please stay safe!


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)



The Honor of the Queen by David Weber



Genre(s): Sci-fi, Free

Its hard to give peace a chance when the other side regards war as the necessary prelude to conquest, and a sneak attack as the best means to that end. Thats why the Kingdom of Manticore needs allies against the so-called “Republic” of Haven–and the planet Grayson is just the right strategic place to make a very good ally indeed. But Her Majestys Foreign Office had overlooked a “minor cultural difference” when they chose Honor Harrington to carry the flag: women on the planet Grayson are without rank or rights; Honors very presence is an intolerable affront to…(more)



Miami Requiem by J.B. Turner



Genre(s): Thriller

She wanted the truth. They wanted her dead.Since her first day on the Miami Herald, rookie reporter Deborah Jones has been agitating for a shot at one particular story. William Craig is on Death Row, convicted of killling Senator Jack ONeills only son. There is no question of his guilt. Craig murdered the young man who was acquitted of raping his granddaughter. There are only five weeks and one day until his execution. And Craig has not given a single interview. Deborah Jones has assembled a whole dossier on the case, including court transcripts and every newspaper clipping. She…(more)



It Isnt Cheating if Hes Dead by Julie Frayn



Genre(s): Romance, Contemporary Fiction

Jemima Stone waited four long years for her missing fianc to come home, burying herself in her job and feeding the homeless. When Gerald is found dead halfway across the country, she is devastated. Detective Finn Wight promises to uncover the truth behind Geralds mysterious death.Delivering sandwiches to her homeless friends, she discovers a newcomer. Though he refuses to speak, his haunted eyes tell Jemima that he is in trouble — hiding from someone or something. Jemima turns to Detective Wight in hopes of helping the man. But uncovering his true identity leads to the discovery of secrets none of…(more)



Crash Tack by A.J. Stewart



Genre(s): Thriller

Sailing the Caribbean is every yacht owner’s dream. Azure waters, golden sunshine and warm winds greet sailors in every port. But that dream is shattered when one boat returns from a race without its captain. The story is that the skipper fell overboard, but the clues point to something much more sinister and one of the crew is arrested. And that crew member happens to be a friend of Miami Jones. Miami and his mentor Lenny Cox turn their sights on the rest of the crew, and run up against a prosecutor looking to prove himself in the job, a…(more)



The Girl Who Dared to Think by Bella Forrest



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

How do you fight an enemy when they’re inside your mind? A gargantuan glass-walled tower looms over a deadly wilderness. They say it’s all that’s left. The Tower’s survival is humanity’s survival, and each must serve it faithfully… Twenty-year-old Liana Castell must be careful what she thinks. Her life is defined by the number on her wristband – a rating out of ten awarded based on her usefulness and loyalty to the Tower, and monitored by a device in her skull. A device that reports forbidden thoughts. Liana is currently a four, the lowest possible acceptable score, and…(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)



Paper Wife: A Novel by Laila Ibrahim



Genre(s): Historical

Southern China, 1923. Desperate to secure her future, Mei Ling’s parents arrange a marriage to a widower in California. To enter the country, she must pretend to be her husband’s first wife — a paper wife. On the perilous voyage, Mei Ling takes an orphan girl named Siew under her wing. Dreams of a better life in America give Mei Ling the strength to endure the treacherous journey and detainment on Angel Island. But when she finally reaches San Francisco, she’s met with a surprise. Her husband, Chinn Kai Li, is a houseboy, not the successful merchant he led her to…(more)



The View from Endless Street: Short Stories from the South of England by Rebecca Lloyd



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

With this collection of short stories set in the south of England and beyond, Rebecca Lloyd explores relationships and the brave or foolish things they can make people do. These stories about murder and ghosts, delusion and desperation, obsession and arson, show readers a sometimes sweet, sometimes macabre vision of humanity. Rebecca Lloyd channels Roald Dahl’s wit and flair for the unexpected in this collection that will appeal to the quirky side of the literary reader…(more)



The Only Woman in the Room: A Novel by Marie Benedict



Genre(s): Historical

She possessed a stunning beauty. She also possessed a stunning mind. Could the world handle both? Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underestimated in everything else, she overheard the Third Reich’s plans while at her husband’s side, understanding more than anyone would guess. She devised a plan to flee in disguise from their castle, and the whirlwind escape landed her in Hollywood. She became Hedy Lamarr, screen star. But she kept a secret more shocking than her heritage or her marriage: she was a scientist. And…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, March 8, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, March 8, 2020

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


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)



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)



The Language of Hoofbeats by Catherine Ryan Hyde



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

From the bestselling author of Pay It Forward comes a story of the heartbreak and healing power of family. New to a small town, Jackie and Paula envision a quiet life for their kids: a young adopted son and two teenage foster children, including the troubled Star. However, they quickly butt heads with their neighbor, Clementine, who disapproves of their lifestyle and is incensed when Star befriends her spirited horse, Comet. Haunted by past tragedy and unable to properly care for Comet, Clem nevertheless resents the bond Star soon shares with the horse. When Star disappears with Comet, the neighbors…(more)



The Path of the Storm by James Maxwell



Genre(s): Fantasy

Two years have passed since the war, yet without essence the Empires economy has collapsed. Trade is at a standstill, famine sets in, and, with no food and no essence, the people begin to riot.In the midst of the growing unrest, Miro struggles to balance his life with Amber against his resolve to keep threats to the Empire at bay. His sister, Ella, helps to build the machinery the Empire desperately needs, but she longs to find Killian and believes his powers will be needed in the conflict to come.News of a wedding brings a much-needed ray…(more)



The Darkness by W.J. Lundy



Genre(s): Sci-fi, Horror

The Darkness is a fast-paced story of survival that brings the apocalypse to Main Street USA.While the world falls apart, Jacob Anderson barricades his family behind locked doors. News reports tell of civil unrest in the streets, murders, and disappearances; citizens are warned to remain behind locked doors. When Jacob becomes witness to horrible events and the alarming actions of his neighbors, he and his family realize everything is far worse than being reported.Every fathers nightmare comes true as Jacobs normal life–and a promise to protect his family–is torn apart.From the Best Selling Author…(more)



Perilous Cove by Rich Bullock



Genre(s): Mystery, Romance, Free

What if your husband tried to kill you–after he was dead? Jack Clayton dies suddenly, leaving his wife, Natalie Clayton, with grief, funeral expenses, and a nasty mother-in-law. Now, someone wants Natalie dead–and all the evidence points to Jack.Detective Addison Conner, as a single dad, struggles to keep one step ahead of his teenage daughter while handling the departments increasing caseload, but hes losing on both fronts. An unexpected attraction to Natalie points out how empty his life is. Before he can solve Natalies case and look to the future, the attacks become intensely personal…(more)



Devils Daughter: The Ravenels meet The Wallflowers by Lisa Kleypas



Genre(s): Historical

Although beautiful young widow Phoebe, Lady Clare, has never met West Ravenel, she knows one thing for certain: he’s a mean, rotten bully. Back in boarding school, he made her late husband’s life a misery, and she’ll never forgive him for it. But when Phoebe attends a family wedding, she encounters a dashing and impossibly charming stranger who sends a fire-and-ice jolt of attraction through her. And then he introduces himself… as none other than West Ravenel. West is a man with a tarnished past. No apologies, no excuses. However, from the moment he meets Phoebe, West is…(more)



Death on Alder: Lee Harding Mystery Book One by Beth Everett



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Take a trip that’s a little bit Nancy Drew, a dash Cheech and Chong and, and just enough Streets of San Francisco to make you want to hop on a cable car. Lee Harding can’t find happiness in the harsh east coast winters. A trip to her hometown of San Francisco is meant to lift her spirits. She stays with her sister Alice’s home at the Twenty Alder compound, a tiny courtyard with five separate apartments. The residents are scurrying to prepare for their landlord Martha’s birthday celebration. The courtyard is lit with strings of lights, the bar is ready…(more)



Any Means Necessary by Jack Mars



Genre(s): Thriller, Free

When nuclear waste is stolen by jihadists in the middle of the night from an unguarded New York City hospital, the police, in a frantic race against time, call in the FBI. Luke Stone, head of an elite, secretive, department within the FBI, is the only man they can turn to. Luke realizes right away that the terrorists’ aim is to create a dirty bomb, that they seek a high-value target, and that they will hit it within 48 hours.A cat and mouse chase follows, pitting the world’s most savvy government agents versus its most sophisticated terrorists. As…(more)



The Orphan Sisters: An utterly heartbreaking and gripping World War 2 historical novel by Shirley Dickson



Genre(s): Historical

1929: Four-year-old Etty and eight-year-old Dorothy are abandoned at Blakely Hall orphanage by their mother, never to see her again. With no other family to speak of, the sisters worship their beloved mam – and they are confused and heartbroken to be deserted by her when they need her the most.1940: Etty and Dorothy are finally released from the confines of Blakely Hall – but their freedom comes when the country is in the grip of World War Two and its terrors. Amidst a devastating backdrop of screaming air-raid sirens and cold nights huddled in shelters…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, March 1, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, March 1, 2020

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


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)



The Promise by Kate Worth



Genre(s): Romance, Historical, Mystery

When pastry chef Jane Gray tries to sell her daughters locket, she becomes the unlikely subject of a massive police hunt and fodder for Londons tabloid press. Secrets unravel, lies are exposed, and the Duke of Rutledge demands custody of his niece.Charming and handsome, the dukes brother Finn spends his leisure time between the sheets of Londons most beautiful, wanton women. The seasoned rake is perplexed by his attraction to demure, virtuous Jane… definitely not his usual type. Finn soon learns there is more to Jane than meets the eye and he longs to possess the passionate woman hidden…(more)



The Slaver Wars: Endgame by Raymond L. Weil



Genre(s): Sci-fi

The Federation is pushing the Hocklyns steadily back, but they still vastly outnumber the Humans and their allies by hundreds to one. Fleet Admiral Hedon Streth has to defeat them before they develop newer and more deadly weapons. In a bold move, Hedon comes up with a daring plan to attack the Hocklyn home worlds. If he succeeds, the war will be over and if he fails then the Federation will face imminent defeat.The AIs have withdrawn to the center of the galaxy where they are working on their Great Project. Once completed it will send out a hyperwave…(more)



This Crumbling Pageant by Patricia Burroughs



Genre(s): Fantasy, Romance

Persephone Fury is the Dark daughter, the one they hide.England, 1811. Few are aware of a hidden magical England, a people not ruled by poor mad George, but by the dying King Pellinore of the House of Pendragon.The Furys are known for their music, their magic, and their historic role as kingmakers. When Fury ambitions demand a political marriage, Persephone is drugged and presented to Society–Only to be abducted from the man she loves by the man she loathes.But devious and ruthless, Persephone must defy ancient prophecy and seize her own fate.Get swept away into…(more)



Between Heaven and Texas by Marie Bostwick



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Welcome to Too Much–where the women are strong-willed and the men are handsome yet shiftless. Ever since Mary Dell Templeton and her twin sister Lydia Dale were children, their Aunt Velvet has warned them away from local boys. But its well known that the females in Mary Dells family have two traits in common–superior sewing skills and a fatal weakness for men.While Lydia Dale grows up petite and pretty, Mary Dell just keeps growing. Tall, smart, and sassy, she is determined to one day turn her love of sewing into a business. Meanwhile, shell settle for…(more)



Cold As Ice: Novel by M.K. Gilroy



Genre(s): Mystery

What can go wrong on a run on in Central Park on your last day of vacation? Even if it is brutally cold? Everyone told Detective Kristen Conner to stay inside, which guaranteed she would go outside — and stumble onto a gang murder that puts her in the cross-hairs of a Russian “Red Mafyia” hit man.Back in Chicago, murder strikes closer to home. Just down the street from where her mom lives, a popular schoolteacher, solid citizen, and great guy — he shovels snow for widows and volunteers to work with underprivileged kids — is found dead. It was supposed…(more)



Tracks of Her Tears by Melinda Leigh



Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller

The sleepy little town of Solitude, Oregon, wakes up to a deadly threat…County investigator Seth Harding intends to spend the holidays with his newly reconciled family, but a few days before Christmas, a homicide thwarts his plan. Seth arrives at the scene and makes a painful discovery: the victim is his brother-in-law’s girlfriend. Her apartment has been ransacked and her toddler left motherless. To make matters worse, Seth’s brother-in-law, Bruce, is missing. With Solitude locked in a rare, deadly deep freeze and the temperature plummeting, the residents launch a desperate search. Seth calls his wife…(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)



A Shelter of Hope by Tracie Peterson



Genre(s): Religious, Historical

Jeffery O’Donnell is captivated by the mysterious Simone, who arrives at his office hoping to acquire a position as a Harvey Girl at the popular way-stops along the frontier rail line. Jeffery is torn, however, when he suspects that Simone may harbor a disturbing secret…(more)



The Victory Garden: A Novel by Rhys Bowen



Genre(s): Historical

As the Great War continues to take its toll, headstrong twenty-one-year-old Emily Bryce is determined to contribute to the war effort. She is convinced by a cheeky and handsome Australian pilot that she can do more, and it is not long before she falls in love with him and accepts his proposal of marriage. When he is sent back to the front, Emily volunteers as a “land girl,” tending to the neglected grounds of a large Devonshire estate. It’s here that Emily discovers the long-forgotten journals of a medicine woman who devoted her life to her…(more)