The Killings (An Olivia Miller Mystery Book 1)
It is the fall of Olivia Miller’s senior year of college and she is busy with schoolwork and law school applications, but decides that a night out with friends is just what she needs. Arriving at a Halloween party with her friend Melissa, the young women discover a gruesome crime scene in the hosts’ living room.
As Olivia and her friends try to uncover clues that will lead to the serial killer, their investigation into the murders may be putting their own lives in danger. This is the prequel/book 1 in the Olivia Miller Mystery series. Each book is a standalone mystery.
The Pharos Objective: The Morpheus Initiative: Book 1
A legendary treasure chamber hidden beneath the ancient Pharos Lighthouse has defied discovery for over two thousand years…Until Caleb Crowe and his team of psychic archaeologists dare the impossible.
“THE PHAROS OBJECTIVE is Indiana Jones meets the X-Files — an archaeologist adventurer with psychic powers of remote viewing who can see the past, ancient treasures, historical mysteries, action and adventure that crosses the world, and a damned good story.” — Kevin J. Anderson, #1 international bestselling author of The Edge of the World.
Glorious One-Pot Meals: Top 50 Slow Cooker Recipes
Because your week nights should be spent doing what you love most!
These are simple, easy Crock-Pot meals. Easy enough for busy weeknights, but filled with enough flavor for the relaxing weekends!
- Creamy Butternut Squash Soup
- Spicy Quinoa and Black Bean Bowl
- Red Beans and Rice Casserole
- Gluten Free Mac and Cheese
- Zucchini Bread
- Caramelized Corn and Black Bean Enchiladas
- Wild Rice and Shrimp Skillet
- Chorizo Corn Stew
- Lentil and Chicken Soup
A Single Step: Book 1 of The Grayson Trilogy
Meet Emma Grayson, heroine of The Grayson Trilogy, a series of mysterious and romantic adventure stories.
‘The gun continued to be levelled at me. “Answer it…but don’t tell him I’m here or he’ll get to listen to you die.” That concentrated my mind considerably, and as I reached for my phone I came up with a plan…’
Emma Grayson was left devastated when her life was torn apart by tragedy and betrayal. Now someone believes it’s time for her to start again and puts an advert for a job through her door which leads her to the Melton Estate. Despite her desire for a solitary existence she finds herself discovering a life she could never have imagined, challenging her independence, her fears and her resistance to love.
Death Of a Temptress (Dave Slater Mystery Novels Book 1)
When DS Dave Slater is the victim of a botched investigation, he quickly gets bored of sitting at home twiddling his thumbs, but when his boss hands him a case to be investigated ‘discreetly’, Slater sees a chance to redeem himself. As he delves into the missing person case, Slater discovers there could be some link between a girl leading a double life and the police officers who made him a scapegoat for their own failings. When he is nearly pushed under a London bus, he realises the stakes are even higher than he had imagined.
Joined by fellow scapegoat Norman Norman, Slater is plunged into a tangled web of corruption, blackmail, deception…and possibly the most cunning murder he has ever seen.
Sunborn Rising: Beneath the Fall
Woven forests floating on an ocean around a star, Cerulean’s once vibrant treescape has grown dim over generations of arboreal life, and the creatures of the forest have forgotten the light.
Barra, a young, willful Listlespur, finds her late father’s hidden journal, and reads about his discovery of Cerulean’s brighter past and the mysterious plague he believed has all but destroyed it. He warned the Elders. He urged them to take action. Those were his last words…
Together with her two best friends, Barra will rekindle her father’s legacy and traverse the Great Forest to relight her world, even if she has to travel beneath the Fall.
Duke by Day, Rogue by Night (Nelson’s Tea Book 1)
Constance Danbury is desperate to escape an arranged marriage to a man nearly twice her age. Her only hope is to board a merchantman bound for Spain to enlist her aunt’s help. Her plans go awry when she’s captured by pirates. Even more alarming, her traitorous body longs for the man who’s returning her to England! Pushed into a marriage of convenience, she’s caught between two men—one owns her heart, the other is bent on stealing it.
Percival Avery is a member of Nelson’s Tea, an elite group assigned to protect England’s shores at any cost. On a mission to avenge his sister’s death, Percy infiltrates the gang of cutthroats responsible. When his vessel attacks a merchantman, Percy must choose between vengeance and saving the life of his commander’s niece. His only choice is to mutiny, but mutiny obliterates his well-laid plans.
Furry Logic: A Guide to Life’s Little Challenges
The adorable and high-profile Furry Logic series celebrates its 10th anniversary with a menagerie of illustrated animals and hilarious sayings about life, love, and everything in between.
No one understands the ups and downs of life’s little challenges better than the frisky critters of Furry Logic. The inspirational and tongue-in-cheek advice from series creator Jane Seabrook and her plucky animal characters will tickle the fancy and the funnybone of readers everywhere. Each intricately illustrated spread features a member of the animal kingdom with a unique take on life, from the adorably grumpy owl who advises “Smile first thing in the morning. Get it over with” to the fluffy hawk who admonishes, “If at first you do succeed, try not to look too astonished.”
The Diet Trap Solution: Train Your Brain to Lose Weight and Keep It Off for Good
The New York Times bestselling author of The Beck Diet Solution teams up with her daughter and colleague at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior to teach readers how to think their way thin, offering practical, proven tools for escaping common diet traps for good.
Most diet programs work at first. But then life happens—stress, bad habits, holidays, travel—and we revert to bad habits, and the weight comes back. In this invaluable book, Dr. Judith Beck offers the solution to break free from these common diet traps and keep the weight off for life.
Dr. Beck explains that when it comes to losing weight, it’s not just about what we eat. It’s also about how we think. To consistently eat differently, we must learn to think differently. Diets fail us because they don’t offer effective strategies for overcoming the common traps—emotional eating, social pressure, dining out—that can derail us.
BROKEN PROMISES (Trystan Scott Novel)
One secret threatens to push Trystan Scott six feet under, and, when those blazing blue eyes turn to me for help, how can I say no?
Before the billionaire playboy with rock-hard abs and a totally lickable dimple rose to stardom, we were friends for a while and lovers for a night. Though that was nearly a decade ago, our connection burns brightly in my memory. We weren’t a one-night stand, not to me.
But I can admit it–I got played. To him, I was just another conquest. Now my beautiful best friend is long gone, and I’ve moved on. Until fate forces us to meet face to face, and everything I felt for him comes rushing back. Trystan is crashing and burning fast.
Duke of My Heart (A Season for Scandal)
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Captain Maximus Harcourt, the unconventional tenth Duke of Alderidge, can deal with tropical storms, raging seas, and the fiercest of pirates. But he’s returned home from his latest voyage to find a naked earl – quite inconveniently deceased – tied to his missing sister’s bed. And he has only one place to turn. Now he’s at the mercy of the captivating Miss Ivory Moore of Chegarre & Associates, known throughout London for smoothing over the most dire of scandals.
Miss Moore treats the crisis as though it were no more serious than a cup of spilt tea on an expensive rug. As though this sort of thing happened on the job every day. Max has never in all his life met a woman with such nerve. Her dark eyes are too wide, her mouth is too full, her cheekbones too sharp.
Writing Fiction for All You’re Worth: Taking Your Fiction to the Next Level
WRITING FICTION FOR ALL YOUR WORTH contains the best of James Scott Bell’s articles and blog posts on writing, easily searchable under these headings: The Writing World, The Writing Life, and The Writing Craft.
You’ll learn about the 6 critical success factors for bestselling fiction, how to write un-put-downable action scenes, and how to capture the interest of an agent. The keys to a dynamic opening page are revealed, and just as important, what NOT to do in the opening. There’s plenty of inside information on what agents and editors say they’re looking for and detailed instructions on how to write a stress free query. You’ll learn what to put on your LAST page, when to use italics, how to write with courage. And a whole lot more.
And you’ll get never before published material, including a first-ever look into Jim’s secret writing notebook, the manual he put together over the years for his own use in writing numerous bestsellers. For the first time he’s sharing a glimpse into the notes he compiled on his way to publishing success.
Raising Hell – A Quincy Harker, Demon Hunter Novella
Straight out of the pages of the legendary vampire novel Dracula comes a demon hunter for the modern world. Mina Murray and Jonathan Harker had a son. They named him Quincy. His guardian angel calls him Q. Dracula calls him nephew.
Demons call him The Reaper.
“There are things in this world that men and women aren’t meant to understand. We aren’t supposed to know these things exist, much less how to fight them. The things that go bump in the night, the monsters in the closet, the shadow out of the corner of your eye — that’s where I live.”
The Bridal Veil
Emily Cannon is not the mail-order bride Luke Becker sent for, and certainly not the one he believes he wants. The tall, plain teacher has taken another’s place. She has come to Oregon with the veil and gown her sister was to have worn to marry Luke. But she has nowhere else to go and no other prospects.
Widower Luke Becker needs a mother for his young daughter, and despite Emily’s deception, he hasn’t the heart to turn her away. He accepts her as his wife for the sake of his girl, but offers only his name and shelter to the proud, vulnerable stand-in. Yet each has lessons to learn from the other, lessons about love, understanding, and tenderness.
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