Dana Marton is the author of nearly two dozen romantic suspense novels for Harlequin Intrigue. Her first novel, Shadow Soldier, had originally been part of her course work for her M.A. degree in Writing Popular Fiction at Seton Hill University, and was published in 2004.
Shadow Soldier was her fifth completed manuscript after 12 years of working towards becoming a published author.
Dana is prolific, writing as many as four books per year, and sometimes more. Marton is the recipient of the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence. She writes fast-paced action-adventure romances that take her readers all over the globe. Dana loves writing stories of intrigue, filled with dangerous plots that try her tough-as-nails heroes and the special women they fall in love with.
Dana tops today’s Buffet with Deathscape, Book 1 of her Broslin Creek series, which was published last December. The latest installment in the series, Deathtrap, hits the Kindle this month.
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Deathscape (Broslin Creek)
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Dana Marton
After a near-death experience, artist Ashley Price is compelled to paint visions of the dead. Then she paints a man buried alive and, recognizing the surroundings, she rushes to save him.
Instead of being grateful to her for rescuing him, Detective Jack Sullivan accuses her of being in league with a serial killer. He swears he will put her behind bars. Except, the more time he spends with her, the more he falls under her spell. Can he trust her, or is he walking into another deadly trap?
Science Fiction > Post-Apocalyptic
Author: George P. Saunders
The end of the world, December 23. Nuclear war has come and gone, but planet Earth is now a radioactive graveyard, where the laws of physics no longer apply; the dead walk, and angels, demons and ghosts apparently populate the planet.
A survivor to this backdrop of horror is a scientist and medical doctor, Jack Calisto, whose wife had foreseen Armageddon shortly before she died two years earlier. He constructed a facility to take care of survivors and to ensure a small community of human beings survived. Plagued by mutants called Maddogs,
Jack and his people are also faced with irradiated horrors called Stiffers – zombie-like monstrosities that kill without reason. Jack is assisted by a mysterious entity that will not reveal itself to him – called the Guardian Angel.
Within a Man’s Heart
Romance > Contemporary
Author: Tom Winton
Four years after burying his young wife, New York sales executive Christian Crews still can’t move forward with his life. Day after day, treasured memories of his beloved Elyse continue to drift through his spirit like an endless procession of mournful ghosts.
Chris wants to leave Manhattan—walk away from his job and the apartment he and Elyse once shared. He dreams of moving to New Hampshire, where he feels he just might have a chance of finding peace. But in his grieving mind, breaking away from those memories would be the same as abandoning Elyse—an unforgivable act of betrayal he could never live with.
Teens > Science Fiction & Fantasy
Author: Selina Fenech
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Lost in a world full of monstrous fairies, a troubled 16 year old has to find out who she is and why her memories were stolen before she is found by those who want her dead. She takes the name “Memory” and knows she has just one goal — to find her way home, wherever that is. But this land is strange. No technology to be seen, and iron is banned, thanks to a pact the humans have with the magical creatures who share their pre-industrial era world. In her t-shirt and torn jeans, Memory knows she’s different, even before she performs impossible magic.
Weber’s Time to Grill
Outdoor Cooking > Barbecuing & Grilling
Author: Jamie Purviance
Getting dinner on the table shouldn’t require a long-term commitment. Or mean defaulting to a frozen meal. Not when you have options. Weber’s Time to Grill is packed with over 200 fresh, new recipes specially created to save time without sacrificing an ounce of flavor-even the barbecue classics. Pulled pork you can pull off fast? No sweat. Slow-cooked ribs sped up? You bet. Inside you’ll find a wide range of recipes from super easy to more adventurous-all low labor.
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How To Write Your First Business Plan
Small Business & Entrepreneurship > New Business Enterprises
Author: Boomy Tokan
Whenever the word “Business Plan” is mentioned most people freeze. What follows are the words “I don’t know how to write one.
That is why I have taken the lid off and written in plain English what needs to be considered and included within a business plan. This book has been written to help those who are writing plans for the first time or for those who write business plans infrequently (Even seasoned business plan writers will learn one or two things) .
I have included two different types of Business Plan Templates. The first one is for those who feel they need a very “Comprehensive Business Plan” and the second template is what I have called a “Power Point template” that can assist you in writing a business plan in just a few hours.
Talon and the Dragons of Crinnelia
Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy & Magic
Author: Diana Metz
Dragons, Wizards, and magical rings. This was not at all what Talon had in mind when he accepted an errand from a strange old man. Now an evil Wizard is after him, he’s living in a cave, and a Dragon Queen has mysterious plans for his future. Can Talon accept his fate and become a powerful Wizard? Would Dragons ever again think of humans as anything more than an easy meal?
The Crazy Genius: The Connection Between Creativity, Intelligence And Genius
Psychology & Counseling > Creativity & Genius
Author: Harris Crenshaw
Misunderstood genius has been a theme for generations and the works of the electrifying minds of the past centuries remain mysterious phenomena. Genius is an almost mystical and mythical chimera that cannot be defined and the Classical Greeks did not even have a word for it. What might Aristotle think of the quest to understand genius?
The Herb Handbook: A Practical Guide To Using And Growing Herbs
Alternative Medicine > Herbal Remedies
Author: Shae Harper
Herbs have a variety of uses including culinary, medicinal, or in some cases even spiritual usage. For culinary purposes, the green, leafy part of the plant is typically used, but for herbal medicine the roots, flowers, seeds, root bark, inner bark (cambium), berries and sometimes the pericarp or other portions of the plant are also used. In this book, we have attempted to introduce some common as well as some relatively unknown herbs and discuss their properties, uses, cultivation strategies and much more.
The Reluctant Human
Genre Fiction > Men’s Adventure
Author: Douglas Robbins
Meet Scott Bauman. He has no idea how he will make it through the day. Scott is dirty, scathingly funny, and honest. At times when he’s drunk enough, you might even say profound. After being abandoned by love and reeling from his mother’s death Scott is trapped in a dead-end job with no idea how to get back out. His vibrant past beckons him to throw down this false skin and live.
With the help from strangers, childhood friends, a well meaning sister, and a lonely wealthy woman Scott is eventually forced to choose if he will remain The Reluctant Human.
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