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by Ron McGawLorenzo’s Daggers begins in Florence in the year 1478 with an approaching conspiracy to murder Lorenzo de Medici. As the conspirators gather, we are suddenly taken to the present day on a windswept, snowy Block Island morning. It is the final day of classes before the winter break at the prestigious Block Island Academy High School, and history teacher Prester John is lecturing his class on the Italian Renaissance. During the lecture, twin daggers once belonging to Lorenzo de Medici are being... more
by Erin McRae & Racheline Maltese24-year-old Jamie Conway has just moved to London, is starring in his first feature film, and hasn't yet figured out how to navigate fame, adulthood, or being bisexual in public. When Jamie hooks up with his much older polyamorous costar Callum Griffith-Davies, he sets off a chain of delightful complications, including an unexpected affair with Callum's no-nonsense wife, Nerea. This Rainbow Awards-winning romance features three countries, two men, one woman, and absolutely no love triangles.
by Maribeth Vander WeeleThe Joy of Job provides stunning new insights into the ancient Old Testament story of Job, challenging the traditional interpretation of a book that has confounded Bible readers throughout the ages. Using exacting Biblical exegesis, the book offers sacred lessons about self-examination, religious pride, and discerning leadership. Surprisingly, the book of Job emerges as one of the greatest stories of repentance and restoration ever told.
by Michael DelmanDo you do too much for your kid out of fear they will never make it in the world without your oversight? Are you frustrated or worried about your 'tween, teen, or young adult who seems lazy or unmotivated? Do you see your child unable to reach their potential because they are disorganized, scattered, and can't manage their time? In Your Kid's Gonna Be Okay: Building the Executive Function Skills Your Child Needs in the Age of Attention, Michael Delman tackles the big worries that keep parents a... more
by Barry Silverstein
Those Saturday morning TV shows entertained Boomer kids, but they were also vehicles for brand advertising. Chances are that’s how Boomers first got to know cereal, soft drink, and snack food brands. The “Boomer Brands” they knew and loved then, they remember to this day. This unique book is a stroll down memory lane, reminiscing about the beloved brands Boomers first met in the 50s and 60s. Brand maven Barry Silverstein shares “Boomer Brand Cameos” of over fifty of the brands Boomers grew up... more
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
A dark fantasy thriller by award-winning author, L. D. Colter. Get ready to dive head-first into a 1950s Greece where conjoined queens rule a nation perched above an underworld filled with demi-gods and monsters, and a mortal man holds the key to the fate of the gods.
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.... 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