Fallen Empire by K.N. Lee

Fallen Empire: An Epic Dragon Fantasy Adventure (Empire of Dragons Chronicles Book 1)


They say the Age of Dragons ended after the War on Magic, but hiding in the forgotten lands remains one clan destined to reclaim their ancestral home.

While Kylan hunts firedrakes by day, he prepares for a journey across the Sea of Dreams where mermaids thrive and the key to his people’s survival is prophecized to be hidden.

Amalia, a Mage, escaped The Brotherhood, a sect of monks who seek the descendants of the gods once. Now, unable to return to neutral territory where magic-users are safe, she finds herself fighting for survival amongst men who can turn into wolves, firedrakes, and a relentless monk who believes she can restore balance to the entire world.

For Amalia, the gods are not just a memory. They are her ancestors, and before she can learn to control her newfound gift, she will face the keeper of a forgotten empire.

A dragon.

In this sprawling epic fantasy novel with shifting wolf hybrids, dragons, and mermaids, Amalia’s first battle is for more than her life. It’s for the souls of every being born with magic. Join New York Times bestselling author, K.N. Lee on an adventure perfect for fans of Vikings and Game of Thrones.

Grab your copy of this epic fantasy, swords and sorcery adventure today!

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The End of Lies by Andrew Barrett

The End of Lies: a gripping thriller you won’t be able to put down


My name is Becky. I arrived home to find my husband, Chris, stabbed to death and a gang of men ransacking our house.

Turns out that Chris has something that belongs to them. And if I want to stay alive, I have to find it and return it. They have given me seven days. And a beating.

There is nowhere to hide and no time left to look. So I will stand my ground as the deadline approaches. All I have is a head full of lies and a very bad plan.

This is my story.

Fans of Rachel Abbott, Karin Slaughter and Robert Dugoni will be gripped by this page-turning and chilling thriller, guaranteed to keep you reading late into the night.

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Come Clean by Candy J Starr

Come Clean: Wilde Rock #1 (Come Rock Me Book 3)


I fell in love with Fiona when we were both fourteen years old but she only had eyes for my friend, and fellow popstar, Ash Savage. My feelings for her haven’t changed over the last ten years. She’s the only woman for me even if I’m just in the background of her life.
Now Fiona’s life has spiraled out of control and she’s in rehab. She needs a friend more than ever so I’ll be there for as long as she needs me.
When we are forced to live together, I think I can keep things on a friends-only level, but that becomes harder and harder for both of us.
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Dragon’s Guard by Eva Chase

Dragon’s Guard: A Reverse Harem Paranormal Romance (The Dragon Shifter’s Mates Book 1)


The last of her kind. Four hot alpha mates. A legacy of bloodshed.

When Ren Landis goes looking for excitement on her 21st birthday, getting kidnapped is a little more than she bargained for. So is finding out that shifters exist—and that she’s one too. As the last of the dragon shifters, she’s got a role to fulfill: Take the alphas of the four shifter groups as her mates and unite all shifter kind. No pressure, right?

Too bad Ren’s fate isn’t as simple as getting it on with four scorching-hot guys. Someone is out for dragon shifter blood, intent on finishing the massacre they started years ago. If Ren can’t figure out how to kickstart her buried powers, her life’s about to go down in flames.

*This steamy new reverse harem paranormal romance series is intended for readers 18+. Expect sexy situations, intense action, ongoing storylines, and a quartet of alluring wolf, bear, jaguar, and eagle alpha shifters you’ll wish you could make your mates.*

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The Other Mother by J.A. Baker

The Other Mother: a psychological thriller you won’t be able to put down


Looking for an unputdownable psychological thriller full of suspense? Then you’ll love best-selling author, J.A. Baker’s gripping new thriller The Other Mother.

Three troubled women. One deadly secret.

Lissy and her daughter, Rosie, live a quiet life in Yorkshire, however when events at Rosie’s school come to light, their peaceful existence is shattered

Meanwhile, middle-aged women Erica and Beverley appear to have perfect lives but behind closed doors things are not as they seem.

All three women are tied together by a dark past that goes back to their school days. A child was murdered and one of the women is to blame.

But is the person responsible for the child’s death the same person who was blamed for it all those years ago?

As secrets from their past begin to surface it becomes clear that someone has revenge in their sights…

J.A. Baker is the best-selling author of psych thrillers, Undercurrent and Her Dark Retreat. If you loved Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and The Sister this book will have you hooked.

What readers are saying

“The book is a standalone, domestic noir/ psychological thriller that packs a punch and has its fair share of WTF moments throughout the book.” Steve Robb – BookieWookie

“‘The Other Mother’ is an intense, whirlwind of a book which I just could not put down.” Kaisha Holloway – The Writing Garnet

“I couldn’t wait to read further and devoured this book eager to find out the real story. Along with the added twisty turns, I wasn’t disappointed.” Melisa Broadbent – Broadbean’s Books

“I loved all aspects of this story from the mystery, suspense and full-on tension that jumps out at you from the pages.” Rachel Broughton – Rae Reads

“A psychological thriller that when you finish you realise what a clever, clever read it is. Full of twists, suspense and intrigue, just the ingredients you need in a gripping psychological thriller.” Alexina Golding – Bookstormer

“Well J.A Baker The Other Mother is phenomenal, I’m glad my pastime is reading, I hate to miss a great read, this blew me away.” Diane Hogg – Sweet Little Book Blog

“The novel is full of twists and turns and almost had me holding my breath as I read and tried to digest what was happening.” Sally Boland – Sal’s World Of Books

“Loved this, gripping twists and a fantastic plot line.” Liza Murray – Turn The Page

“I would definitely recommend this if you love a good thriller/crime.” Sue Ward – Read Along With Sue

“What a super build up just brilliant couldn’t have been better.” Susan Hampson – Books From Dusk Till Dawn

“I liked the layout of the book and the setting of the different chapters – an excellent psychological thriller – 5 stars from me, I really enjoyed it!” Donna Maguire – Donnas Book Blog

“This is a first-class thriller by an assured writer at the top of their game.” Susan Corcoran – Booksaremycwtches

“This is an intense, suspenseful and thrilling ride that will keep you guessing until the end!” Eva Merckx – Novel Delights

“It’s a great thriller and the clues and hints built upon each other until the moment when the answer is revealed and you have that Ah Ha moment.” Jessica Bronder – JBronder Book Reviews

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Darke Blood by Lee Hall

Darke Blood: You’ve never known true darkness


“There are more than shadows lurking in the darkness of those trees.”
Blake Malone is in search of a new start and arrives in the remote forest town of Darke Heath. The memory of his past mysteriously becomes a blur as he discovers this place isn’t what it seems.
Malone shares a romantic encounter with a woman named Caitlyn and she reveals herself to be a ‘creature of the night’. He learns of her story which intertwines with the history of the ‘Heath’. Together they must face the evil forces of vampirism and witchcraft that await them in the Darke forest.
But just who is Blake Malone? That’s something even he must fight to discover. Because ‘you’ve never known true darkness…’
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Reaper’s Awakening by Jacob Peppers

Reaper’s Awakening: Book One of The Essence Chronicles


Cameron Shale is a Harvester, an agent of the Church whose duty is to save the kingdom’s people by gathering the essence of those chosen to be sacrificed. He does his saving not with a surgeon’s knowledge, or a Priest’s prayers, but with the sword. They call him a murderer. They call him the Reaper. His kind are hated—and he more than the rest—but they are also necessary.

For there is evil waiting, a plague ready to wipe out all those in its path, and it is only with the essences of those sacrificed that it is held at bay. They survived it once. They will not survive it again. But when a shadowy figure known only as Memory emerges leading a rebellion against the Church and king, Cameron is forced to ask questions about a past that has haunted him his entire life. The kind of questions that can only be asked with steel. The kind that can only be answered in blood.

Reaper’s Awakening is another entry from Jacob Peppers in the great Epic Fantasy tradition of Brandon Sanderson, Joe Abercrombie, and Brent Weeks.

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Release date January 14, 2018.

A Bloody Bloody Mess In The Wild Wild West by Justin Bienvenue

A Bloody Bloody Mess In The Wild Wild West


Gritty, Deadly, Diabolical..

For a town on the brink of desolation, desperate measures must be taken to make sure the town doesn’t become a ghost town and corpse-ridden wasteland. 

 

The year is 1870. Post Civil War, the Reconstruction era. Many states, cities and small towns are still in recovery, one of these places is the town of Toomswood which has been taken over by outlaw Javier “Bones” Jones. Things only get worse when a mysterious stranger rides into town making an offer and cutting a deal with Jones.

The man gives Jones super point-pin dexterity and accuracy among other like abilities, however in return he has placed a curse on Jones, making him a leader to the Undead. After finding out his curse Jones makes the most of it and soon kills turning his gang into an army of the walking dead. The stranger tells Jones he will also lead Undead Civil War soldiers who are now bloodthirsty confederate madmen.

It’s up to Emerson Shaw, a quiet, humble young freelancer with his own personal demons to stop Jones and his men. Along with his best friend and townspeople who will join them, Shaw must find a way to stop Jones from destroying and terrorizing the town and turning it into a literal walking Ghost town.

A classic western battle of good versus evil that will shape up a town during the post Civil War era. Guns will be blazing, boots will get muddy and plenty of blood will be shed in this fast action paced weird westen and gory horror. A gruesome gunslinger of a tale packed with dark imagery and soaked in carnage.

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Taming mAlice by W. Noir

Taming mAlice (Darkest Hearts Book 1)


Alice had her mother’s eyes and her father’s heart.

Nothing in Alice’s life was pretty. She saw through the pretty facade of the world and into its dingy heart. Deep down the world was cruel and bloody. Being raised by the hitman who killed her parents left Alice jaded to the violence, but innocent to any soft feelings. Her mentor, Adam, raised her in his image, after all.

But when Adam’s murder sets off a series of events, Alice finds herself hunted by a mob past she never knew existed. Nothing will be as simple as it used to be.

When Mason went to an acquaintance to buy information, he hadn’t expected a petite, bloody, blonde killer to fall into his lap. But with one cold blue-eyed look, he found himself ensnared.

Alice is everything he never knew he wanted. A partner in his dark life who saw him and didn’t run. She will test everything he ever knew about himself and make him wonder if his heart is as dead as he thought. In the end, she’ll leave him questioning who, exactly, is taming who.

Taming mAlice is a 45+ word ddlg dark romance that is not for the faint of heart.

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Release date January 28, 2018.

Sketches of a Black Cat by Ron Miner

Sketches of a Black Cat – Full Color Collector’s Edition: Story of a night flying WWII pilot and artist


(Available in Color or B&W – click both format arrows – or Color Kindle) This beautiful, new FULL COLOR second edition is now one hundred pages longer, filled with additional fresh stories, artwork, photos, and adventures.

Howard Miner never expected to contract the first documented case of the mumps in Guadalcanal history.

As a Navy Black Cat, he took his share of chances during the ten-hour, night long flights in darkened PBYs painted entirely black, searching the seas for enemy ships and downed fliers ~ the original stealth aircrafts.  But wartime was unpredictable, and whether landing on an exotic tropical isle where the women he saw from the air turned out to be topless, or dropping wing tanks containing a strange new substance called “Napalm,” this was clearly a very different world than he had known as a college student in Indiana.

His is a tale of seven buddies, all pilots who flew at night, slept and got into mischief by day, then repeated. Their PBY Catalina odyssey stretched from the Solomon Islands to the northern tip of the Philippines and included a full range of missions, from search, attack, and bombing runs, to daring sea rescues. Howard’s journey through training and tours of duty is skillfully captured in his art and narratives, framing a wartime drama with a personal coming of age story. The descriptive verse from the artist’s viewpoint gives us a creatively told and intriguing portrayal of WWII’s Pacific Theater.

* * * * Miner combines his father’s writings and interviews with WWII veterans to craft a loving tribute to the young men who fought in WWII…He does his father and other WWII veterans proud. ~Publisher’s Weekly/Booklife

* * * * “Sketches of a Black Cat” is a unique and fascinating memoir of a World War II combat aviator ~ with original and previously unpublished sketches and photographs. This artfully crafted book is a must read for anyone in search of a new and completely different view into the world of war in the Pacific and on the home front during America’s greatest conflict.” ~ Larkin Spivey, military historian and author.

* * * * “From boxes of notes and drawings comes a book illuminating a WWII pilot’s experiences as part of the Black Cat Squadron…accounts of support missions, rescues of airmen and interactions with indigenous island peoples told in vivid but unembellished detail…a handsome volume that reads breezily and is punctuated with photos and drawings from Howard’s war years. ~ Mike Francis
the Oregonian

* * * * “Wonderful and beautifully real stories such as this are dying every day as we lose our WWII veterans. Kudos to Ron Miner for preserving and sharing with the rest of us the gold of his father’s journals, photos, and drawings to bring us such a compelling look at life during the war. This is not only a valuable and insightful historical document but a dramatic and warm personal story.” ~ Don Keith, WWII author

* * * * “… Howard Miner’s memoirs are a wonderful view into the world of a patrol squadron at war. Miner sees the war through the eyes of an artist, revealing details of day-to-day life that are often overlooked in war time narratives. A wholly enjoyable story!” ~ Stewart Bailey, Curator, Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum

* * * * ” “As a former flight engineer aboard a PBY in WWII… I can truly say I felt as though I was on Howard’s Catalina…so many similarities to my own experiences. I can almost hear the drone of the engines in synchronization. Many episodes were warm and compelling. I highly recommend this book to vets, historians, and students. You won’t put down Sketches of a Black Cat till you’ve read it cover-to-cover!” ~ Win Stites, VP-91, VP2-1 served in both Atlantic and Pacific regions during WWII, Former President PBY Memorial Foundation and Museum

2017 Gold medals: National Indie Excellence Awards, Reader’s Favorite Awards, IAN Book Awards. Double medalist: 2017 Next Generation Book Awards, B.R.A.G. Medallion

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