Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, April 14, 2019

Annihilate Them by Christina Ross

Genre(s): Romance

When they destroyed him, he plotted his revenge. Six people will die at the hands of two hired assassins. Six people will pay for the way they publicly defamed him and humiliated him. Six people will burn in hell for all that they did to him — including Alex and Jennifer Wenn. In Annihilate Them, which is the third book in the international best-selling Annihilate Me series, expect a devastating and suspenseful series of events as Stephen Rowe, the villain from Annihilate Him, returns to exact his bloody brand of justice. With Christina Ross’ gift for delivering a stunning series… (more)

The Culmination of Everything by Christina C. Jones

Genre(s): Romance, Contemporary Fiction

Losing everything doesn’t have to be the end. Sometimes, it’s a chance to find something different… (more)

Harlow by Karyn Rae

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Terms of Surrender is a story about when coming of age arrives late. On Harlow Ausby’s fortieth birthday, she still feels as out of place in polished Charleston as the moon in a midday sky. From her strawberry-red hair to the matching birthmark that seems to swallow her left leg, Harlow’s uncommon looks have always made her feel less than worthy of the image-conscious Ausby name. As her often cruel and critical mother, Vivian, lies dying in a hospital bed, Harlow reexamines the choices — or lack thereof — that have brought her to a crossroads in her life. She… (more)

Counted With the Stars by Connilyn Cossette

Genre(s): Historical

Sold into slavery by her father and forsaken by the man she was supposed to marry, young Egyptian Kiya must serve a mistress who takes pleasure in her humiliation. When terrifying plagues strike Egypt, Kiya is in the middle of it all. To save her older brother and escape the bonds of slavery, Kiya flees with the Hebrews during the Great Exodus. She finds herself utterly dependent on a fearsome God she’s only just beginning to learn about, and in love with a man who despises her people. With everything she’s ever known swept away, will Kiya turn back toward… (more)

Girl on the Ghost Train: An Abby Craig Paranormal Mystery by Jools Sinclair

Genre(s): Mystery, Paranormal

Ghost whisperer Abby Craig is back home in Bend, Oregon, and she’s finally ready to accept her gift. She figures that if the ghosts won’t leave her alone, she might as well turn it into a business. But as Abby grapples with troubling spirits, paranormal charlatans, marketing strategies, and mounting bills, her friend David calls from British Columbia saying his movie set is being haunted by a dead relative. Abby suspects that this is probably just another case of “David being David” but soon discovers there’s more to his story than meets the eye. A lot more. Missing props, power… (more)

The Reckoning by MaryLu Tyndall

Genre(s): Romance, Fantasy

The Reckoning is a rollicking time travel adventure that plummets the reader into a world of treachery, adventure, and romance. Trust me. You won’t want to miss this one! Michelle Griep, author. When Morgan Shaw crept into the hold of an old pirate ship replica at San Diego’s Annual Tall Ship Festival, her only intention was to avoid the guy who had just dumped her and who was now boarding the ship with two women on his arm. What she didn’t expect was to wake up aboard a real pirate ship three-hundred years in the past. But of course… (more)

Outlaw Hearts by Rosanne Bittner

Genre(s): Romance, Historical

A decades long love story of two people, united by chance, that proves love’s lasting power and its ability to overcome all odds. Miranda Hayes has lost everything — her family, her husband, her home. Orphaned and then widowed, desperate to find a safe haven, she sets out to cross a savage land alone… until chance brings her face-to-face with notorious gunslinger Jake Harkner. Hunted by the law and haunted by a brutal past, Jake has spent a lifetime fighting for everything he has. He’s never known a moment’s kindness… until fate brings him to the one woman willing… (more)

The Waves Break Gray: Book 1 by Sibella Giorello

Genre(s): Mystery

The FBI just fired forensic geologist Raleigh Harmon. Now a freelance private investigator, Raleigh hopes to build up her business and repair her broken relationships — including a hot new romance with an Alpha agent. That’s her plan. But when she stumbles across a dead body in the Cascade Mountains, Raleigh’s forced to choose between her personal life and her forensic skills to track a killer — a killer unlike any she’s ever encountered. A killer who will strike again. With the FBI watching her every move, and her personal life in shambles, can Raleigh save the next innocent victim — or will… (more)

Darkness Beyond by Glynn Stewart

Genre(s): Sci-fi

A newly-founded human colony world burned from orbitA warship squadron of the galaxy’s oldest race ambushed and destroyedAn ancient enemy reborn in the darkness beyond the known starsThe A! Tol Imperium and their new human subjects have had fifteen years of relative peace. New colonies have been founded, new worlds explored, new ships built. Formal and informal alliances have been built with the ancient powers of the Core, leaving humanity and the Imperium seemingly on the brink of a new dawn. The devastation of one of the newly-founded human colonies sends ripples of shock through the Imperium, and… (more)

Neron Rising: A Space Fantasy Romance by Keary Taylor

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

I… am nothing. “He takes a step forward, shaking his head twice, with absolute conviction. “You’re not nothing, Nova. “In the Eon galaxy, Dominion controls any planet with solid Neron deposits, and Nova just found out they’re coming for hers. Korpillion isn’t supposed to have any Neron — the galaxy’s purest form of energy — but Nova Ainsley has been working with the owner of a secret mine for months, building highly illegal weapons that can wield Neron. She wants off Korpillion, and selling these weapons will buy her and her father a ticket to another planet in the galaxy. Neron is… (more)