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by john writherThe Killer App is set in a future generation where Britain is crippled by an ageing population, and the associated spiralling costs of pension, health and social care. The new Prime Minister, Robert Hand, pledged to strip-search the country’s finances, as well as funding research and innovation, to remedy the situation. He teams up with Bill Haugan, a ruthless American businessman with a penchant for pushing the boundaries, and Janet Icks, a hard-working genetic scientist wedded to her laborator... more
by K.F. JonesDue Unto by K. F. Jones: an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award semifinalist. In 1799, Denmark wins the East Bay Lottery. With the money he buys his freedom and more. When everything he holds dear is threatened Denmark must ultimately answer the question, to what extremes will he go to protect his family, his life? --- What would you do? --- Different from the biographies, the plays, the films, the articles, but like Denmark (the character) in Sue Monk Kidd's novel, The Invention of Wings, the char... more
by Walter Joseph Schenck, Jr.As terrorists launch continual rages of hate against an unprepared nation, Vietnam veteran Sergeant Abel Jarrett spends his days inside a military hospital mental ward, where he carries his war wounds with him twenty-four hours a day. But when newspaper headlines tell of a Birdcatcher, Jarrett realizes his past is coming back to haunt him in more ways than just flashbacks. Special Agent Ted Alignman has just been assigned to investigate a jihadist cult group's terroristic acts. As he immerses hi... more
by Peter WahlGreat Gatsby meets Wall Street during the Dot-com boom and bust. For Guy Baxter, success comes at a price too high to bear.
by Burton Yale PinesEntering World War One against Germany was America’s greatest blunder of the 20th century. America had no reason to join the devastating three-year-old struggle. By sending two million doughboys to the Western Front, America shattered the battlefield stalemate and won the war, allowing Britain and France to impose a devastating peace on Germany, igniting toxic German cries for revenge. Absent America’s entry into the war, the exhausted combatants, drained of resources and manpower, would have dr... more
by Chris CanderA superintendent falls from the top of his 11-story building, recalling relationships with the tenants as he descends. It's a tale of loss, love and yearning for human connection. AWARDS: ~Best Indie General Fiction 2013 (Kirkus Reviews) ~Gold Medal, Popular Fiction, 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY) ~Book of the Month, January 2014 (AiA) ~Silver Medal, Popular Fiction, 2014 eLit Awards
by Bill Gourgey
From silicon germs to digitized souls, the future is here…
Read book two of the Beverly Hills Book Award Winning Glide Trilogy, a mesmerizing tale of love, loss, and second chances. Set in a future filled with dazzling and perilous inventions, the trilogy has been read more than 6,000,000 times on Wattpad, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly (book 2), and has been queried for a future motion picture.
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by Roger CroftIn pre-civil war Syria, former MI6 agent Michael Vaux comes in from the cold to help Britain's Secret Intelligence Service persuade a dissident Syrian nuclear scientist to defect.
by Laura MorelliIn 16th-century Venice, the heir to a family boatyard rejects his destiny, but is drawn to restore an old gondola with the dream of taking a girl for a ride.
by The SpygirlsCamp International looks normal. But looks can be deceiving. Deep beneath the cover of a summer camp is a secret training center for Junior Spies. Thirteen-year-old Lee Wong along with teammates Tex Shaker, Audrey Rochais and Ria Santos undergo weeks of training, tests, and mind games designed to weed out the wannabe spies before the final exercise. Each recruit is determined to make the final cut and be certified as a professional spy. But not everything is as it should be. The team finds it mu... more
by Azin SametipourLove, loyalty and identity collide in this compelling novel. In a country where women have no voice, one womanâs fight for love and identity result in unimaginable consequences.
by Courtney DiehlLively tales from thirteen years in the life of a mobile veterinarian in the Colorado Rockies.
by Walter Renfry13-year-old Corbin endures school bullying, low self-esteem and âbeing differentâ. To make things worse, he accidentally causes his widowed mother to be sucked into the Dreamstone, a crystal with power over peopleâs nightmares. Terror strikes when Gol is invaded, the Dreamstone is seized, and Golâs children are kidnapped as ransom against an uprising. Forced into the wilderness, the scared city kid stumbles across the very capable 13-year-old Bridie. Together, they may have what it take... more
by Mark LaFlaurNew Orleans, 1999. Simpson Weems is a 36-year-old aspiring poet whose life has been on hold—to the breaking point. All he needs to fulfill his potential is to move to San Francisco, but he’s torn between his long-held dream of being a great artist and obligations to his ailing mother and his emotionally volatile brother, the all-demanding Bartholomew. Will someone in his family have to die before he can get to California? And how might that be arranged? Written “on location” in New Orleans... more
by Tamara LinseA girl whose self-worth revolves around masculinity, a bartender who loses her sense of safety, a woman who compares men to plants, and a boy who shoots his cranked-out father. These are a few of the hard-scrabble characters in Tamara Linse's debut short story collection, How to Be a Man. Set in contemporary Wyoming—the myth of the West taking its toll—these stories reveal the lives of tough-minded girls and boys, self-reliant women and men, struggling to break out of their lonely lives a... more
by A.K. TurnerPUBLISHERS WEEKLY STARRED REVIEW: A mother of two from Idaho, provides another hilarious account of parenthood. With her characteristic good-spirited, self-deprecating humor, Turner describes taking her kids to a children's art camp on the Jersey Shore and surviving a back-to-school night "ice cream unsocial." Well paced, entertaining, and full of endearing stories on parenting, this new addition to Turner's popular series will leave readers looking forward to the next installment. BOOK DESCRI... more