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by Alexander WatsonTwo men launch across the American Heartland from Texas to Ohio in a vintage motor yacht. The America they find is one few know exists.
by Andre MoubarakOne Friday in Jerusalem puts you in the sandals of Jesus as He bore His cross the brutal half mile to Calvary. Contemplate the sweat, the smells, the swelling crowds, the bark of soldiers, and the agonizing realities of crucifixion. And hear why each station of the cross is so meaningful for Andre, a minority among minorities in an ethnically sundered land.
by Linda CollisonPatricia Kelley, the illegitimate daughter of a wealthy Barbadian sugarcane planter, falls from her imagined place in the world when her absent father unexpectedly dies. Raised in a Wiltshire boarding school, sixteen-year-old Patricia embarks on a desperate crossing aboard a merchantman bound for Barbados, where she was born, in a brash attempt to claim an unlikely inheritance. Aboard the merchantman (under contract with the British Navy to deliver gunpowder to the West Indian forts) young Patri... more
by L. D. Colter
Release date Sept, 2018
The first time Ty died he was five; the second time he was seven. He’s always believed his third death will be the final one, and now he may find out.
Greece, 1958. More than twenty years after his near-death experiences and the visions of terrifying gods that came with them, Ty leads a quiet life as a locksmith. His ordinary existence is shattered when he’s persuaded by a client to play an ancient game of throwing bones. Entering ... more
by L.R. Olson
My dad always said you can’t run away from your problems, but I’m sure as hell going to try. And where do you go when you’re trying to escape life? You go to Europe. Or Scandinavia to be exact, because Scandinavia does have the hottest guys. Have you seen Thor? I’ve got my bucket list and I’m ready to live life to the fullest. Go abroad where no one knows my past? Check. See the sites? Check. Hook up with a Scandinavian Hottie? Check.
Despite the threat of my past hanging over my ... more
by Ann Shortell
Young Irish immigrant housemaid and amanuensis Clara Swift opens the boarding house door at 2:30 am on April 7th, 1868 to find her mentor, Irish-Canadian politician D’Arcy McGee, shot in the back of the head.
Irish Fenian rebels are blamed for the assassination, but from that moment on Clara’s fate is interwoven with the question of who killed McGee. She unwittingly leads the investigator to an Irish lad named Jimmy Whelan, and within a day that lad is charged with the murder. Clara nev... more
by W. L. PatenaudeIn January 2088, life in outer space is rocked with news of its first homicide. The dead man—a young Dominican Priest—had secretly made his way “upside” and lived as a common laborer. His intentions are a mystery and the killer’s identity and motive are questions that the best investigators of the new world cannot answer. With public order threatened, the reputation of the ruling engineers at stake, and criminal elements seizing the opportunity to gain control, authorities seek help from Earth—... more
by Janice S. C. Petrie
When lobster fishermen Jimmy and Murph Sweeney happen upon an abandoned fishing boat that was illegally dragging within state limits, it ignites the tension that has been smoldering between lobstermen and fishermen for years. As the Bay State Skye’s cargo is off-loaded, it sets a series of adverse events in motion for all who share the misfortune of coming into possession of its catch.
Based on actual events, this historical fiction gives an authentic glimpse into the inner circle of th... more
by Michael GuillebeauCayocosta72 Reviews said: "This book is truly every librarian’s dream come true. After fighting budget battles over and over again, librarian Serenity has lost her library funding. What’s a librarian gonna do? How about ripping off the city that’s ripping off its citizens? Serenity begins helping herself to the funds that local politicians have been setting aside for their own personal “rainy day “. With the money she amasses she can build a library to thrill readers everywhere. Problem is, thos... more
by Alexander Plansky
For years, society has debated whether violent video games harm a player’s sanity.
But what if one was specifically designed to make you commit murder?
Tech journalist Desmond Lewis hasn’t been a hardcore gamer in years, but there’s something inexplicably addicting about Rogue Horizon, a VR survival horror beta given only to a select few. When Lewis begins suffering from violent dreams and disturbing hallucinations, he suspects the ... more
by Bob VolpertThis is a new collection of stories that capture the essence and mood of river guiding. Twenty former and current river guides wrote the 41 stories in this compilation. The tales focus on river related events that usually have little to do with whitewater. Some don’t even take place on a river. All say a lot about the culture of guiding and the people attracted to wild places and the odd things that happen once they get there. These are the stories shared around a campfire after a day on the wat... more
by Lloyd Johnson
A life is built upon the choices we make. The people we love. And the secrets we keep.
For years, Kendrick Black has struggled to succeed as a black actor in LA. When his new movie is touted as the next big blockbuster, his dream of joining the Hollywood A-List is finally within reach. That is until a split-second decision leaves Kendrick harboring a secret that could destroy everything he’s fought so hard for. Because some secrets carry their own special power; the more people who know ... more
by Bryce Raffle
Reader beware: to open this tome is to invite dread into your heart. Every page you turn will bring you closer to something wicked. And when the dead begin to rise from the steaming pits of hell, only then will you discover that it is already too late. Your life is forfeit.
Featuring an introduction by Leanna Renee Hieber, author of the Eterna Files and Strangely Beautiful saga, DeadSteam plays host to the scintillating writing of David Lee Summers (Owl Dance,... more
by Mimi Matthews
She Wanted Sanctuary...
Helena Reynolds will do anything to escape her life in London, even if that means traveling to a remote cliffside estate on the North Devon coast and marrying a complete stranger. But Greyfriar's Abbey isn't the sort of refuge she imagined. And ex-army captain Justin Thornhill--though he may be tall, dark, and devastatingly handsome--is anything but a romantic hero.
He Needed Redemption...
Justin h... more
by Alisa SchindlerLittle league head coach Wayne Savage is at the top of his game. A big personality with a bigger ego, he’s both respected and reviled by a good many players, parents and coaches. But love him or hate him, Coach Wayne is a winner, his players are winners, and anyone who has anything negative to say about it is clearly a loser. But that was yesterday. Today Wayne Savage is dead at home plate. Now the team must scramble to keep it together as one assistant coach makes a play for the widowed wif... more
by Jack MatthewsOver the decades, author Jack Matthews collected memoirs and personal correspondence by actual U.S. Civil War soldiers. Eventually this interest led him to write a group of stories from the vantage point of teenage soldiers. Told in an accessible, humorous and even old-fashioned way, these stories have a philosophical bent and give readers a sense of how 19th century young Americans must have pondered their world.