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by JCR PaulinoFIVE CHESTS SIT AT THE BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN… Deep-sea treasure hunter is the splashy job description on his LinkedIn page. Pretentious or not, Jon Sherman and his Deep Blue Marine Exploration crew are the best in the business. But a nasty disagreement with his boss suddenly leaves Jon without a job. When his ex-teammates salvage five chests from the bottom of the ocean, a supernatural killer wielding a mysterious weapon murders the entire crew, and Jon becomes the prime suspect. Overnight, de... more
by Stormy McDonald
When you're a bounty hunter in a world of magic, monsters, and miracles, your work — and the danger — never end.
Despite having banished the Phantoms of Ruthaer, bounty hunter Hector de los Santos does not consider the job complete — not until he sees the Orbuculum safely locked away in Ozera's aerarium. With transportation arranged by Lord Roger Vaughn, Earl Wolverton, Hector hoped for a well-earned respite from trouble.
He should have k... more
by Stormy McDonald
With their immortal souls threatened, a small town's only hope lies in trusting bounty hunterss with a reputation almost as dark as the evil stalking the night.
In the countries east of the White River, some call Damage, Inc. heroes. Others call the bounty hunters criminals. The truth lies somewhere in between. Hector de los Santos, the team's leader, has only two rules about bounties: finish every job, no matter what it takes, and no charity cases.
by Mariah NorrisSaeli has always been different: she is autistic, in a world that doesn’t have a word for people like her. She attends the exclusive institute of Aschamon, learning to harness her inner qi and preparing to join the battle between her people and their enemies, the Crimson Cowls. But despite her years of work, her teachers still refuse to elevate her to Silver Mantle status and dedicate her to their god’s service. When notorious Crimson Cowl Rafel Kailar breaks into her school, it is either ... more
by Zachary R. CormierSenior (Samuel) and his son Beau are sheriffs in a rural New Mexico county out in the middle of the sprawling desert lands. They Are Only Men first follows Senior as he sets out to see if there is anything to a report about a hitchhiker being snatched off into the dark out on the highway by something unseen. Senior's story is of his epic struggle to try to capture, transport, and cage the evil being he discovers out in that desert. A man driven beyond fears and limits by obligation. They Are... more
by Michael StephensonThe paper had been written, the word declared, yet still, some did not know of its power. On January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect as law across America. Words that forever changed the nation and freed all men, women, and children from bondage. Unfortunately, not everyone honors such a declaration. Some seek to bury these life-altering words at all costs, keeping under heel anyone foolish enough to claim such power, threatening to undo them by sword or bullet. But t... more
by Stephanie CayeFaeries lie. That’s what the Consilium told Jude when they recruited her into a supernatural cold war against the Court. It’s what her friend Aubrie said too, convincing her to search for illicit magic under their noses. But he’s half-Faerie like her. And since honesty’s never exactly been Jude’s strong suit either, she probably should have listened. Might have saved her the pain of his betrayal, not to mention a trip to the ICU. When a shady group of Faeries co-opts her to help the... more
by Annaliese Plowright'...a delicious creepiness and undercurrent of tension, lightened by Plowright's delightfully colorful characters.' Goodreads Reviewer 'Wickedly hint of sexual tension' Goodreads Reviewer From the author of the popular fantasy romance series The One Saga and YA novel Bleeding Hearts... The Hallowed The small North Carolina town of Strangeways is in the grip of a vicious serial killer. Cherry Stokes is convinced she knows who's behind the murders, sinister newcomer, Nicolas Newton. W... more
by Marcus AurelioHow does a young man learn to deal with being victim to a silver bullet from another pretty jaded lass? This is the journey of his descent to rock bottom as he is relegated to the mental asylum where he further endures, relating to his experience of learning to live with himself in his new surroundings. He meets many curious characters in this journey and finds himself a victim again to the shiny silver bullets that land on him-shot from another jaded lass. Those silver bullets are always threat... more
by Blair C. Howard
Five years after physicist Mark Holder discovered the Slipstream Drive in 2058, humanity reached for the stars and began to colonize the galaxy. For centuries, humans continued to populate system after system without encountering intelligent alien life.
Some twelve hundred years later, after many generations of relative peace, in the year 3278, human space is invaded by a powerful and mysterious enemy. To these invaders the very concept of free will is heresy. Their crusade—to era... more
by Vyria DuravSarric dreamed of dragons all his life; such flights of fancy captured his imagination at a young age and sustained him through the cruelty of the hunters that ruled the isolated mountain town of Rivermist. One day, a real dragon appears before him, dazzling him with her beauty and an answer to the unease that's afflicted him for as long as he remembers. He's eager to take what she offers--but the greedy hunters, driven by tales of treasure hoards, will do everything in their power to destroy he... more
by Gary GibsonWhen the ex-wife of Ray Thomas' sworn enemy hires him to find her daughter, the investigator learns there's more to the illegal implant technology known as Proxy than mind-swapping - and what he finds could affect the course of civilisation.
by Gary GibsonAn alien world teeming with deadly life. And fifteen strangers with no memory of how they came to be there. From the moment Sam Newman and fourteen others awaken inside metal coffins next to the burning wreckage of a spacecraft, they face a constant struggle to stay alive on a seemingly uninhabited planet light-years from home. Worse, the last any of them remember, they were back home on Earth - at a time when interstellar travel was little more than a distant pipe dream. Survival means... more
by R. Virgil Walsh
‘Lazarus’ Kail begins his day trekking through hostile lands. He has 600+ years of sorrow, anger, and despair fueling his desire to return to his haven, tucked away from evil reach of the immortal emperor, Gideon I.
The journey was not easy coming back into the Hartisian Empire. Despite his best efforts, he finds himself again on the run, and an unwilling participant in the prophetic vision of the Old Man.
The Prophecy tells of Seven souls born into the world that will... more
by Don W. Hill M.D.When the most recent outbreak of human vampirism occurred in the narrow oasis of New Mexico's lower Rio Grande Valley, the terrifying oral tradition that had been passed on for more than four centuries had yet again been sadly reconfirmed. Every two decades or so, one or more bloodthirsty ghouls would appear that would prey upon the unsuspecting and completely vulnerable members of New Mexico's small but harmonious and tightly knit community that had long been an admixture of First American,... more
by Melissa A. CravenHeir to the Valkyrie throne, Alithea belives she is better suited to the battlefield than the throne room. On the eve of her betrothal ceremony where she will finally meet the young man the queen's council has chosen for her--the man raised to serve her every need--Alithea makes a desperate decision that will change her life forever. Rejecting her birthright, she flees across the broken bridge to the human realm where she must hide her true Valkyrie nature. When the queen's Berserker bount... more