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  • Awakened

    by Harley Austin
    THE GODS DIED OUT LONG AGO … OR DID THEY? Finding herself lost and injured in the rugged Cascades, celebrity swimsuit model Lisa Kyle is unwittingly rescued by Kent Levi, a hunky technologist living alone in a mysterious home nestled deep within a remote mountain canyon. AN UNKNOWN PROPHECY REMAINS UNFULFILLED, WHERE THE POWER OF THE ANCIENTS LIES HIDDEN. When Kent reveals the secret of his past, Lisa suddenly finds herself innocently ensnared in a deadly web of deceit and ruthless poli... more
  • TJ

    by Boris Beedle
    Good-looking, sexy, superstar actor, TJ Hartwell, grew up with an abusive mother and an absent father until the day he decides to find him. When his father, Tony, agrees to meet him for the first time in 25 years, their night together turns into something neither one of them could have predicted. It's a night that includes accusations and denials and sobering lessons with twists and turns that take both men far off course what either of them could have seen. As they try to find a way to reconcil... more
  • The Life and Times of Gabby Gabby, aka Inspector Eyes

    by Kathy Levy
    Meet Gabby. She’s talkative. She’s smart. She’s able to fix gadgets. She can also fix herself right into your affections. Gabby Gabby has a special gift that she calls her Inspector Eyes. Her Inspector Eyes help her see things clearly to be able to repair them, but she can’t figure out how to fix her neighbor, Ajay, who always gets under her skin. She usually tries to ignore Ajay, but some sort of trouble always happens, and she has to figure out how to get out of it. She likes to keep her ey... more
  • For Love of Anna

    by James Lawless
    When university student Guido van Thool accidentally bumps into the beautiful ballerina Anna Zweig in Loti’s café, it sets them off on a whirlwind romance of ballet concerts, anti-globalisation marches and love trysts in bluebell woods. Even when Guido is called away for military service, time can’t test their faithfulness, as they keep their passion warm with love letters. Paralleling their lives, however, is that of Judge Jeremiah Delahyde, a profligate positioned in power by his crony, the go... more
  • Farmer's Son

    by N.E. Lasater
    What do you do when you can't read? It's 1971 and nobody knows what's wrong with you. So how do you answer when your father calls you his defective son? Bobby McAllister doesn't know it, but his dyslexia isn't the only secret his family keeps. And it's not the only truth he himself will hide when he too becomes a farmer and fathers his own sons, passing on to them a lethal shame that will suddenly and tragically claim a cherished life.
  • House of Thistles

    by Lanette Kauten
    To Allie Baxter, PTSD is nothing but psycho babble, yet she lives every day with the dissociation from the trauma that took her parents and left her with burn scars when she was five. All Allie wants is to forget her past and raise her teenage daughter, but when her sister offers a room to a childhood abuser, guilt and memories flood her mind. When her daughter gets hurt, and Allie has an afternoon tryst with her daughter's psychologist, she realizes her tightly controlled world is unraveling... more
  • THE BELIEF IN Angels

    by J. Dylan Yates

    THE BELIEF IN Angels is a raw, haunting family saga that explores the darkest side of human nature—and the incontrovertible, uplifting power of hope. Jules Finn and Samuel Trautman know that sorrow can sink deeply—so deeply it can drown the spirit. these two wounded souls—one struggling to survive her childhood with her sanity intact, the other haunted by memories from his past—must decide: surrender to the grief that threatens to destroy them, or find the strength to swim for the surface.... more

  • The Daily Rounds of a Hound

    by Ed Payne
    The Daily Rounds of a Hound by Ed Payne and illustrated by Britt Sekulic is the tale of Molly Malone - an adorable mutt adopted from an animal shelter by a new family. Once home, the family learns that Molly is carrying stowaways – a litter of nine pups. Molly has no pedigree, but takes her job as family pet seriously. She patrols the house, protects the kids and goes on secret missions (or does she?). The Daily Rounds of a Hound is the first children’s picture book by Marietta, Georgia-based... more
  • A Cat Out of Egypt

    by C. L. Francisco
    Miw is an Egyptian cat from the temple at Bubastis, born under the Christ Child’s star. After corrupt priests plot her death, Miw escapes with Tikos, priestess of Bast, to a Jewish village where Miw’s battle against a deadly scorpion wins the gratitude of Yeshua’s family. But when Tikos faces down an anti-Jewish mob, she betrays their location. She and Miw flee south, and Yeshua’s family, warned in a dream to leave Egypt, go with them. Pursuit escalates until both Egyptians and Romans are spread... more
  • The Bootlegger '40 Ford

    by Charles s. Clark
    Imagine a small, black car. A simple car of its time. A ’40 Ford coupe. But just not any coupe, this little coupe was destined to become the famous Bahnburner. Making global headlines after author Charles Clark witnessed a high performance Mercedes create a hit and run on the Authorbaun—wrecking a BMW and killing the occupants—an engineer who worked at BMW and his wife. That evening, the Mercedes driver entered a bar and bragged about what he had done. Clark was there and challenged him to a ... more
  • Camelot & Vine

    by Petrea Burchard
    Telling lies is second nature to Casey Clemens, whether she's talking to strangers on national television or to her mother on the phone. Casey's got a cushy Hollywood condo, an efficient cleaning lady and a rich boyfriend. (Never mind that he's married.) When Casey feels dissatisfied she fantasizes: about winning an Oscar, about finding real love or about her childhood hero, King Arthur. It feels like an acting career, sort of, until the day before Casey's 40th birthday when she loses everythin... more
  • Hang John Brown

    by Donald Mann
    John Brown risked everything to end slavery, and set off a chain of events that led America into an unprecedented Civil War. Brown’s murderous actions, along with the quest of fictional character Zephaniah Jacobs to stop him, play out compellingly in “Hang John Brown,” a new novel that explores the very real violence in pre-Civil War America. “Hang John Brown” chronicles John Brown’s violent attacks on slave-owners and pro-slavery figures, the politics of the day and the people fighting fo... more
  • Small Brown Bird: stories in praise of folly

    by Jennifer McLean

    A vagrant birder delivers some disturbing news from the mountains of Colombia . . . A hyper-connected mother resolves to raise her child totally free of "twitchy tech" . . . A young scholar courts disaster in search of the god Saturn . . . What do they have in common ? Folly! You too may savor foolish pursuits and spectacular failure -- in total safety and comfort. Seven stories, 253 pgs, paperback, illustrated. Not for children

  • You can't have your cake and eat it

    You can’t have your cake and eat it is about Michael Brown, a young Black male, fresh from university who struggles with the demons of his sexuality that still haunt him, He tries to lead a comfortable heterosexual life. He thinks he has suppressed his ‘other side’ through his failing relationship with Michelle. However this changes when Gemma walks into his life. She’s a funny, bubbly police officer, gorgeous with brunette hair and milky skin. That's the problem, especially for a man who is pro... more
  • She Tumbled Down: a short story

    by Lorraine Devon Wilke
    New Year’s Eve. It's late, well past the midnight hour. A woman looking for respite from noise, champagne, and tensions with her boyfriend steps out to clear her head. She calls out that she’ll be back shortly and heads down the quiet neighborhood street... and never comes back. A man with too much to drink and too fast a car roars by on that same darkened street and, in a flash of motion and impact, is stunned to see the face of a startled woman smash into his windshield. When the car stops... more
  • The Wrath Of The North Star

    by Karin Harrison
    The story introduces readers to the Sullivan family who is devoted to their church. They revere the clergy and raise their three children in accordance with church law. Their meeting with Sean, a young man studying for the priesthood at a local seminary, leads to friendship, and he spends much time at the Sullivan home. Their lives change drastically when Sean introduces them to a fellow student, Mark Shelby. Mark’s exquisite looks attract attention; he exudes sophistication, polish and style. ... more