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by Cole McCade
There's something wrong with Leigh.
She's known it her whole life. She knows it every time she spreads her legs. Every time she begs for the pain, the pleasure, the heat of a hard man driving deep inside. She's a slave to her own twisted lusts--and it's eating her alive. She loves it. She craves it. Sex is her drug, and she's always chasing her next fix. But nothing can satisfy her addiction, not even the nameless men she uses and tosses aside. No one's ever given her what she truly nee... more
by Leslie Tayne, Esq.LIFE & DEBT is not your typical “get debt free” book. It’s a fun, easy to read guide filled with useful tips about managing debt, confronting the fear of budgeting, and the importance of knowing your credit history and score. LIFE & DEBT also provides true stories of people from different socioeconomic backgrounds, who for one reason or another found themselves deep in debt and without a clue on how to remedy their situation. After meeting Tayne, she assured them they were not unique. She tell... more
by D.L. Orton
Remember how it feels to Fall in Love?
- Race against the clock through a dystopian nightmare.
- Climb naked into an untested time machine (carrying only a seashell and a promise).
- Wake up twenty years younger on a tropical beach, buck naked and mortally wounded, with your heart in your throat.
This is a journey of passion, loss, and redemption that will have your pulse galloping and your palms sweating, make you ... more
by Linda RettstattJane and Mitch Devereaux have had what appeared to be an unshakable marriage--until now. Jane's sudden success as an author and Mitch's dissatisfaction with the changes in their life drive a wedge between them. When Jane uses their sex life to practice scenes for her novel, it's the last straw for Mitch. He doesn't intend to stay away, just spend the night somewhere else. But his injured ego won't let him walk back through the door. Jane is confused by his departure; Mitch only wants to have thi... more
by Jason ParentFate in plain sight. Major Crimes Detective Samantha Reilly prefers to work alone—she’s seen as a maverick, and she still struggles privately with the death of her partner. The only person who ever sees her softer side is Michael Turcotte, a teenager she’s known since she rescued him eleven years ago from the aftermath of his parents’ murder-suicide. In foster care since his parents’ death, Michael is a loner who tries to fly under the bullies’ radar, but a violent assault triggers a disturb... more
What Fresh Hell? The Best of Levees Not War: Blogging on Post-Katrina New Orleans and America, 2005–2015by Mark LaFlaur“What Fresh Hell?” brings together 10 years’ blogging on war and peace; politics and society in the Obama and Bush-Cheney years; infrastructure; and the environment in a time of extreme weather. The New Orleans–dedicated, New York–based blog Levees Not War was founded in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina, and now serves up liberal portions of sharp, spirited writing, grounded in a vision of the social contract—a society held together by honoring the Golden Rule—along with interviews with experts, tri... more
by Peter Von ShollyPETE VON SHOLLY'S HISTORY OF MONSTERS is a study in words and pictures on the creation and evolution of monsters in cultures the world over. It covers a chronological progression of images and names from mythology and folklore through fiction, animation, movies, cryptozoology. Pete is the author and illustrator. The book features over 1100 different monsters in full color. Entertaining and informative with genuine history and information on the phenomenon of "monsters"; what they, why we make th... more
by Erika BergBearing witness to the real-life stories of children forced to flee violent conflict and persecution in their native land, Forced to Flee: Visual Stories by Refugee Youth from Burma illustrates how a single narrative image can tell the story of a thousand words while building bridges of understanding. This poignant, timely and visually-arresting book honors the stories of refugees denied their rights, stories of trauma, resilience, courage, perseverance and irrepressible hope. In Forced to Flee,... more
by Robin LamontOn a rare vacation out west, animal rights investigator Jude Brannock fulfills a lifelong dream of seeing wolves in the wild. The wonder of the moment is shattered when she learns that a wildlife trapper has been murdered and the main suspect is an ALF member and a man she once loved. Jude’s search for the real killer takes her undercover where she collides with a government agency that is methodically destroying the wildlife she is determined to protect.
by Karen Kincy
Sometimes escape is impossible. Sometimes love isn’t enough.
1913. Christmas Eve. Ardis hardly expects a quiet holiday with Wendel, between fleeing Constantinople and hiding from an ancient society of assassins. And they owe a debt to a certain archmage.
In Königsberg, Prussia, they work with Konstantin on the next evolution of Project Lazarus. Wendel once called Königsberg home, the city now besieged by the Russians and their clockwork en... more
by Mary Hamer
Winner of the Virginia Prize for Fiction, Kipling & Trix tells the story of Rudyard Kipling, author of The Jungle Book, and his sister Trix, as they grow up.
Both mean to be writers, both are looking for love but they are hampered by the bitter legacy of their childhood. Not quite six, Rudyard and his little sister, Trix, just three, had been left behind in Southsea by their parents when they went back to India. The children found themselves abandoned to the power of a foster mother det... more
by Becky DoughtyJuliette Gustafson is heart-broken after waiting nearly ten years for a proposal from her boyfriend that never came. Determining she isn’t “getting over Mike” quickly enough, her three younger sisters come up with The Monday ManDates; an intervention plan requiring Juliette to endure what turns out to be a series of remarkably disastrous blind dates. Between TheraPaul, Frisky Frank, TAZ the rock star, and the stoic Tim Larsen, the Monday ManDates are doomed from the start. Then there’s Victor Ja... more
by Linda Watkins
A young woman, searching for answers ….
A man, trying desperately to remember what he has forgotten ….
What secrets lie buried?
What mysteries are waiting, patiently, beneath this island's pristine exterior?
Come back … back to the mythos, passion, and magic ….
RETURN TO MATEGUAS ISLAND!
From multiple award-winning author, Linda Watkins, comes the eagerly-awaited s... more
by Barbara ValentinMattie Ross is probably the last person who should be doling out good counsel to anyone on anything. Still smarting after being left at the altar two years earlier, she is strapped with debt, has sworn off men, routinely buries herself in her work and despite her well-proportioned figure, remains haunted by childhood taunts of "Fatty Mattie." But to her publisher at the Chicago Gazette, and readers, she is their latest advice columnist, The Plate Spinner, a self-assured working parent to adorabl... more
by Chuck BrightGoshena: Queen of the Big In-Betweena addresses questions of death and the afterlife with jest and satire, proposing alternative views on a subject that is often taboo. This surrealistic story features Goshena, hired to greet the newly deceased. Volatile and unpredictable, she has no qualms about throwing dissident arrivals to Jingles, her giant soul-eating frog. Goshena’s most recent assignment is to welcome Soul #24 (the number inscribed on his morgue drawer), a recalcitrant soul who refuses... more
by Jessica LoureyThe Catalain women have always lived on the margins of society, both adored and feared for their magical gifts. There is Ursula Catalain, content to concoct spells in her garden cottage and sleep with other women's husbands until the ghost of the man she murdered when she was 12 appears at her door. Jasmine, Ursula's daughter, wants no part of her family's infamous magic. Once believed to be the most powerful of the Catalains, she foreswore her gift years before to bury a shameful secret. Katrin... more