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by Christopher C. HallWhen a killer strikes from the shadows young prince Colmeron is torn from the comfort of his father’s castle and sent into hiding with the man he's sure is the traitor. Secluded in a distant refuge, Col comes to know the power of his ancestors, the Earthkings: men with the power to shape and control the land. But will that be enough to save the kingdom when an ancient enemy returns to free their long captive master?
by Laura Shapiro KramerLaura Shapiro Kramer has turned her experience raising a special-needs child (already detailed in her successful memoir) into a guidebook for other parents. This guidebook was developed based on different aspects of being the parent of a special-needs child. Each chapter offers Navigation Points (tasks to help you chart your course and identify what tools you have and what tools you need), and lighthouses illuminating Laura’s Insights ((comments offering support and giving context for the endea... more
by Chris LindbergAfter a deadly terrorist attack destroys a U.S.-Mexico border crossing in southwestern Texas, Border Patrol Officer Otis Brown and migrant worker Enrique Castillo emerge among the few survivors. When the mastermind behind the attack is revealed to be Javier Oropeza, Mexico’s most infamous drug lord, the Pentagon mobilizes its most skilled strike team – led by their deadliest weapon, the specialist known only as Rage – to take down Oropeza and incapacitate his powerful network. Meanwhile, Otis di... more
by Edie Jarolim
A Brooklyn-born poetry PhD moves west and finds her mojo. Approaching middle age, Edie Jarolim takes a brave step, something many people just fantasize about: She quits her job in travel publishing, leaves her hometown of New York City, and moves to Tucson, Arizona, to become a writer. This book, which tells tales from both sides of the travel editor's desk, proves it was a smart move. Her wickedly funny prose spares no one she encounters, least of all herself. Getting Naked for Money: ... more
by Jane Alvey HarrisSeventeen year-old Emily’s dad is in prison for securities fraud and her mom's strung-out on pain meds, leaving Emily to parent herself and her younger brothers and sister. She’s got things mostly under control until a couple weeks before Dad’s release, when voices start whispering in her head, and Gabe, the hot lifeguard at the pool, notices the strange brands engraved on her arm...the ones she's trying desperately to hide. Emily doesn't know how the symbols got there or what they mean. They ap... more
by Sylvia PrinceIn the rich world of Renaissance Venice, daughters are valuable commodities. But Zaneta Lucia refuses to be bartered away on the marriage market. Instead, she flees to Padua to study science. The only catch: she has to disguise herself as a boy to enroll at the university. Her new life seems perfect, but it can't last forever.
by Gail Rubin
Kicking the Bucket List: 100 Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die is your guide to a clean house and a clear mind. Death educator Gail Rubin brings a light touch to cleaning out those dark recesses of your drawers and closets. In these pages, you’ll learn how to:
• Tackle downsizing without being overwhelmed by the job
• Evaluate what to keep, toss, donate and recycle
• Creatively remove excess goods from your home
• Manage your finances for t... more
by Amy DuBoff
The lost colony of Earth has no idea that the galaxy-spanning Taran empire is on the brink of an interdimensional war...
When Cris leaves Tararia to pursue his telekinetic abilities, he thinks he's started a new life. Years later, he learns that freedom was always an illusion--he and his family are at the center of an elaborate galactic conspiracy. Written in the style of classic sci-fi from the Golden Age, the Cadicle series follows three generations of the Si... more
by Greyson BryanDuncan Luke is no stranger to impossible situations. A high-priced international lawyer, he digs up business intelligence to eliminate threats to his clients or make them millions. Burned out, he wants to take refuge in academia, but his personal life implodes when his soon-to-be ex-wife seeks custody of his autistic son, Sam. To fight for Sam, Duncan is forced to take one last job - an assignment that takes him from LA to Tokyo to Panama City and further and further away from his beloved Sam.
by Kimberly RaeThis book is the soon-to-be-released sequel to Shredded, Reviewed by Publisher's Weekly here: http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-5147-0151-5 Christian Romantic Suspense Revenge, Fears, and Lies... Can Anyone Be Trusted? Jean is finding freedom from her past and Grant has hopes for their future. Slash is in jail, and Candy moves forward with her new ministry despite it scandalizing half the church and forcing the rest to face their own prejudices and fears. When a former friend calls for he... more
by Drew YannoA SIMPLE LIST. TWELVE NAMES. NONE FAMILIAR. When an elderly small town doctor dies, his widow contacts his most famous former patient, a noted author and neuroscientist. It seems that the doctor has left him something. A list of names. A mystery of sorts. One that the doctor has taken great pains not to explain. But one that he feels the scientist alone can solve... What starts out as a lukewarm promise to honor the doctor's dying wish soon turns into a race halfway across the country to find... more
by Deeann Callis GrahamThis collection of personal narratives follows the courageous journeys of over 75 writers as they find their way after being diagnosed with alopecia areata. Their discovery of acceptance, adaptability, and finally celebration are intertwined in these thought-provoking inspiring stories and captivating photos.
by Carla BakuIn 1883, a young Chinese woman is sold to human traffickers and taken from her family and home in the mountains of Hunan. In San Francisco, Ya Zhen is sold to a hotelier and sent to Eureka, a remote area of coastal California, where she must serve as an indentured prostitute. A small group of friends, determined to help Ya Zhen escape, is thwarted when a terrible accident precipitates the upheaval of the entire town and the clock starts ticking for everyone.
by D. A. BrittainIn 586 BC, Princess Teia, daughter of Judah's last king, begins a harrowing journey after she’s rescued by the prophet Jeremiah from the burning city of Jerusalem. They flee to Egypt, where amid Teia’s efforts to cope with devastating loss comes an unexpected awakening of her heart when she meets Eochaid, a foreign prince. The two young nobles fall in love, but are soon forced to part and follow their preordained destinies of ruling separate nations. Against the backdrop of daring escapes on ... more
by D H RichardsTalbot Singh is a small time fixer who is happy to kick around level 29 of a massive city that reaches over a mile into the sky. It's a city where the higher you go the more riches you enjoy, and the appearance of someone from a higher level can only mean one thing—trouble. So when Talbot is hired to investigate the murder of a family friend, what seems like tragic violence tied to a simple burglary turns out to be much more when the authorities from upscale level 35 get involved. Finding h... more
by Martin CrosbieMalcolm Wilson learns that everything is always temporary. Growing up, he'sraised by a promiscuous mother who can't stay out of trouble, his best friendis a thirteen-year-old alcoholic, and the masters at his tough Scottish schoolare always raising their canes in his direction. When he becomes an adult, heescapes, and chooses the safe route, watching the world from a distance.Everything changes the day he meets the beautiful, alluring, green-eyedHeather, and when he learns of Heather's own abusi... more