Gingerbread Man: A Marlow and Sage Mystery Thriller (A Nursery Rhyme Suspense Book 1)
Marlow’s just a regular geeky college freshman with little to no experience with girls, so when he has a semi-flirtatious chat with a cute girl online, it’s almost more than his nerves can handle.
Then the girl is brutally murdered.
Or is she?
Marlow finds himself teamed up with intelligent and savvy Sage Farrell, a girl so far out of his league he feels blinded in her presence. Together they work to find the identity of @gingerbreadman. Can they stop the killer before he strikes IRL?
Lake of Dreams: A Fortune Bay Series Prequel (The Fortune Bay Series Book 0)
A ramshackle cabin on the lake—a haven for people at the crossroads of their lives.
This prequel novella, the introduction to The Fortune Bay Series, is the perfect summer read.
Since his wife’s death two years ago, Alex Potter has struggled to stay afloat. Now, losing his grandfather, always his rock in the tough times, is the last straw. The day after the funeral, Alex goes AWOL from the family firm and retreats to his grandfather’s island lake house in Fortune Bay, the only place he’s ever really felt at home.
Colleen Murphy’s maternal time bomb is ready to explode. When her live-in artist partner tells her his plans don’t include a family, Colleen heads home to Fortune Bay. Working in Seattle didn’t suit her anyway, away from the lake and forest she loves, so she’s back on Majestic Lake for the summer, living in the cabin, helping out at the marina and looking for Mr. Right.
Wander and Roam (Wander Series Book 1)
In the last year, Abby Bentley has failed out of college and lost her high school sweetheart. Unwilling to return home, Abby signs up to volunteer on an Australian farm, where she can hide away from her family and isolate to her heart’s desire. Best of all, no one will care about her past. Abby soon discovers she’ll be sharing most of her daylight hours–as well as a very small yurt–with the farm’s other volunteer: sexy, flirtatious Sage.
The more hours they spend together, the more conflicted Abby becomes. Torn between a growing attraction to Sage and faltering loyalty to her old boyfriend, Abby escapes to her refuge of writing letters she will never send. When Abby finally reveals her past, Sage’s secret about his future threatens their bond.
How Big Girls Get Fit: A Beginner’s Guide To Getting Started With Weight Loss
How Big Girls Get Fit is a no nonsense, beginner’s guide to getting started with weight loss, as told by a former big girl who’s done it. After 23 years of living as a morbidly obese woman, Ashley Romano (the woman behind BigGirlFitGirl.com) decided to take control of her life and her health by losing 50% of her body weight. In this eBook she shares tips and advice gathered in her personal experiences on this journey.
Under the Silk Hibiscus
During World War Two, fifteen-year-old Nathan and his family are sent to Heart Mountain, an internment camp in Wyoming for Japanese-Americans. Nathan’s one desire, along with hoping that the beautiful singer Lucy will notice him, is to protect the family’s gold pocket watch, a family heirloom brought over from Japan. His attempts are noble, but the watch is stolen. Nathan’s actions to get the watch returned cause more turmoil for his family. Struggling to make sense of his life in “the land of freedom,” Nathan discovers truths about his family, God, forgiveness, and the girl he loves.
Enemy of Man (The Chronicles of Kin Roland Book 1)
Once, in another lifetime, Kin Roland had been legendary. His experience as an elite space trooper taught him to rely on the men and women of his unit – with or without powered battle armor. Now he is marooned on a planet in the mouth of a wormhole and must trust the people he protects. The decisions he made in the face of nuclear genocide are history.
His actions on Hellsbreach mean nothing on Crashdown until a Reaper named Droon haunts his nightmares and Earth Fleet discovers he survived execution by void burial.
Changed by captivity and torture, hunted by the Reapers of Hellsbreach and wanted by Earth Fleet, Kin Roland has made a lost colony on a harsh planet near an unstable wormhole his home.
Fighting the Flying Circus
Captain Rickenbacker, originally from Ohio, was best known as one of the Commanders of the 94th “Hat-in-the-Ring” Squadron, a crack unit of pilots which included many former members of the famed Lafayette Escadrille. The 94th ended the war in France with the highest number of air victories of any American squadron. Captain Rickenbacker later belonged to an association of pilots and Great War air veterans who, in the years immediately following the Second World War, invited many of the new “young” aces from the Pacific and European theaters for informal lectures. These men never lost their keen interest in aviation.
Sharp Objects: A Novel
Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. For years, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed in her old bedroom in her family’s Victorian mansion, Camille finds herself identifying with the young victims—a bit too strongly. Dogged by her own demons, she must unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past if she wants to get the story—and survive this homecoming.
Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man. Six years of keeping his promise to leave Natalie alone, and six years of tortured dreams of her life with her new husband, Todd. So when Jake comes across Todd’s obituary, he can’t keep himself away from the funeral. There he gets the glimpse of Todd’s wife he’s hoping for….
But she is not Natalie.
Soon Jake’s search for the woman who broke his heart puts his very life at risk, as he uncovers the secrets and lies that love can hide….
A Tryst in Time
In a spooky antebellum mansion along River Road, two anguished souls are drawn together across time. Both Sarah and Damien have lost a brother to war, only the wars are a century apart! Out of their grief and despair come love and healing . . . but is their love strong enough to overcome the barrier of time itself? A breathtaking Victorian Old South romance from a master of the genre.
Autumn Winters (Realm Watchers Book 1): A Veil Witch Urban Fantasy
Autumn Winters doesn’t realize that she’s come into her powers as a protector of the veil. All she knows is that her world suddenly looks onto another, one full of ghosts and other supernatural beings that can’t possibly exist. But another window has opened within her, bringing memories of when her sister, Cassie, also displayed magical abilities. That was just before Cassie went missing. She hasn’t been seen since.
Autumn believes there must be a connection between what’s happening to her now and what happened years ago. Determined to finally rescue her sister, Autumn sets out with the mysterious, and psychic, private investigator Ian to track down who committed her sister’s abduction, as she struggles to accept her own legacy as a veil witch and master her newfound magic.
Dark Places: A Novel
Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in “The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas.” She survived—and famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother, Ben, was the killer. Twenty-five years later, the Kill Club—a secret society obsessed with notorious crimes—locates Libby and pumps her for details. They hope to discover proof that may free Ben.
Libby hopes to turn a profit off her tragic history: She’ll reconnect with the players from that night and report her findings to the club—for a fee. As Libby’s search takes her from shabby Missouri strip clubs to abandoned Oklahoma tourist towns, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started—on the run from a killer.
Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life
Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to a Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success
When it comes to health, there is one criminally overlooked element: sleep. Good sleep helps you shed fat for good, stave off disease, stay productive, and improve virtually every function of your mind and body. That’s what Shawn Stevenson learned when a degenerative bone disease crushed his dream of becoming a professional athlete. Like many of us, he gave up on his health and his body, until he decided there must be a better way. Through better sleep and optimized nutrition, Stevenson not only healed his body but also achieved fitness and business goals he never thought possible.
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