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by Sherrie PetersenMarten doesn't believe in the power of wishes. None of his have ever come true. So when he makes an impulsive wish during a meteor shower, he doesn't expect it to make any difference. Until his annoying little brother disappears. With the present uncertain and his brother’s future in limbo, Marten finds himself stuck in his past. And if he runs out of time, even wishes might not be enough to save the ones he loves.
by Lizzy FordA reader gets sucked into the book she’s reading and is trapped, unless she convinces the hero of the story to send her home. Just her luck - the book is unfinished, and its sexy hero is far more alpha male than she’s prepared to handle. What Naia doesn’t know: the story – and its hero – have been expecting her for quite some time, even though she has no idea what she’s doing there. Naia must learn quickly how to navigate the dangerous, magical world of Black Moon Draw and find a way to woo t... more
by Mara Leveritt
“Dark Spell,” the second book in Leveritt’s trilogy about the infamous case of the West Memphis Three, picks up where her best-selling “Devil's Knot” left off. She follows Jason Baldwin, skinny and near blind, into the adult penitentiary he entered at sixteen. Few expect him to last in that violent place, especially in light of his conviction for having murdered children as part of a Satanic ritual.
But Jason endures. He prevails over nights of loneliness and days of hatred and ab... more
by Kenneth G. BennettJoe Stanton is in agony. Out of his mind over the death of his young daughter. Unable to contain his grief, Joe loses control in public, screaming his daughter’s name and causing a huge scene at a hotel on San Juan Island in Washington State. Thing is, Joe Stanton doesn’t have a daughter. Never did. And when the authorities arrive they blame the 28-year-old’s outburst on drugs. What they don’t yet know is that others up and down the Pacific coast—from the Bering Sea to the Puget Sound—are su... more
by K. GriffithsThe end of the world is well underway. You can stop looking for signs in the sky or bowls of judgment. The Four Horsemen have been loose among us for twenty centuries, which may explain any number of incidents in world history since ancient times. Exposure to the human race, however, has crippled the Horsemen nearly as much as they have hamstrung us. They have lost their mounts, most of their weapons, and nearly any element of surprise, thanks to what Petey (Pestilence) calls 'humanitis'. ... more
by Forrest CarrWithout warning, a jetliner falls from the clear blue sky ahead of a startled motorist, who manages to capture the last few seconds of the doomed flight on his cell phone. As frightening as the video is, none of the horrified viewers watching it play out on newscasts across the globe that evening understand its true significance. The last sane day on planet Earth is already behind them. And it will only get worse. The day before, John Cruz had awakened to find himself in unfamiliar surroun... more
by Paddy BostockIn his wildest dreams, Afghanistan war veteran Noddy Stoddart fantasised about becoming king of Liverpool, even though his brother, Knobby, told him he was crazy. But shooting government minister St John Jaunston in the bottom with an air rifle on a visit to the city leads bizarrely to Noddy’s dream coming true--as president of the newly created People’s Republic of Liverpool. Outraged as Noddy and his Goth/Punk girlfriend set Britain against him through further “bottom blasting” and then fa... more
by Jane LarkinA Jewish woman’s decision to marry outside of her faith leads to an unexpected journey full of religious awakening, shocking secrets, and the power of love in Jane Larkin’s inspiring new book, From Generation to Generation. Faced with grim statistics claiming that Jews who marry non-Jews often lose their beliefs, disengage from ritual observance, and raise children who are less likely to associate themselves with religious tradition, Jane determined she would marry someone who shared her faith—... more
by Jamie Farrell
Natalie is a divorced mother in Bliss, Illinois, the Most Married-est Town on Earth. CJ is a young widower who's been hiding from his life since his military wife died. They're both wary of love and each other, but if they can find the courage to take a second chance, they just might find the lessons from their pasts make them perfect for each other.
by Alex OrianiBorn To Be Liked is the first book that, with a blend of humour and science, uncovers what we (really) do on Facebook and why we do it. We spend 40% of our conversation talking about ourselves, but when we are on social media the figure rises to a staggering 80%. In theory, Facebook helps us to stay connected to our friends. In reality, the reasons why hundreds of millions of people log in every day are more interesting than that. From the SOC (Soap Opera Character) to the Check-in-oholic, from ... more
by Barbara Benson KeithI Love You to Pieces! is a love story between animal parents and their babies. Owls, deer, pigs, rabbits, ducks and even whales express their love for each other in this happy mosaic-illustrated book. Includes a page at the end about the mosaic process.
by Alex ShvartsmanSCIENCE FICTION. FANTASY. HUMOR. * Hobo Satan * Vampire novelist * Traveling robot salesman * Brain-in-a-jar superhero * Jinn trapped in a mattress These are some of the unlikely characters you will encounter in the pages of this book. This is the third annual volume of Unidentified Funny Objects and it contains twenty-three humorous short stories from some of the genre's best-known authors, as well as talented up-and-comers.
by Yvonne deSousaMS Madness! A “Giggle More, Cry Less” Story of Multiple Sclerosis \tYvonne deSousa’s diagnosis of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis came with an insightful declaration from a new doctor (“MS Sucks”) and a brother’s helpful advice (“You could totally get one of those handicapped parking plates now”). \tWhat followed was a year of MS-adventures: “accidentally” kicking an officious male doctor in the crotch, becoming an undercover agent to pay for medication made from Chinese hamster ovary ... more
by Steve SnyderShot Down is about author Steve Snyder’s father, Howard Snyder, the ten man crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth, and the unique experiences of each man after their plane was knocked out of the sky by German fighters over the French/Belgium border on February 8, 1944. Some men died. Some were captured and became prisoners of war. Some evaded the Germans for awhile but were betrayed, captured, and shot. Some men evaded capture and were missing in action for seven months. The stories are all different a... more
by Brian D. AitkenIn 2010 Brian Aitken was sentenced to seven years in prison for possessing firearms he legally owned. He lost everything and spent four months in prison before Governor Chris Christie demanded his release and taking his case to the Supreme Court. This is his story.
by Scott MilesTHE DOWNRIVER HORSESHOE draws its stories from the landscapes and people of the industrial, south side of Metro Detroit called Downriver. It is Americana with a gritty, blue-collar twist—filled with quirky, rough-hewn characters like Duke Peterson, a retired cookie-truck driver who, at the behest of his nasty, invalid wife, has to hock his grandfather’s old shotguns to make rent; there is George Rimbaud, a morally confused mailman who continually crosses the line and intertwines his life (and se... more