The Emperor’s Treasure

 Action & Adventure
Author: Daniel Leston

The Emperor's Treasure

Upon returning to New England after a long hiatus overseas, Prof. David Manning quickly finds himself involved in yet another extraordinary archaeological adventure—one 500 years in the making. Drawn into an investigation of a mysterious and brutal murder in the desert country of West Texas, his determined effort to find the perpetrators sets him on the hunt for a lost Aztec treasure beyond all imagining.
Both are inextricably entwined.
Pitted against a ruthless, multi-millionaire descendant of one of the original conquistadors—a man who will stop at nothing to gain the prize—Manning finds himself contending at every turn with an array of cold-blooded killers, all equally unwavering in their desire to see him dead.

Fatal Affair (The Fatal Series Book 1)

 Romance > Mystery & Suspense
Author: Marie Force

Fatal Affair (The Fatal Series Book 1)

Washington, D.C., Metro Police Detective Sergeant Sam Holland needs a big win to salvage her career–and her confidence–after a disastrous investigation. The perfect opportunity arises when Senator John O’Connor is found brutally murdered in his bed, and Sam is assigned to the case. Matters get complicated when Sam has to team up with Nick Cappuano, O’Connor’s friend and chief of staff…and the man Sam had a memorable one-night stand with years earlier. Their sexual chemistry still sizzles, and Sam has to fight to stay focused on the case. Sleeping with a material witness is another mistake she can’t afford–especially when the bodies keep piling up.

Fatal Justice (The Fatal Series Book 2)

 Romance > Mystery & Suspense
Author: Marie Force

Fatal Justice (The Fatal Series Book 2)
Standing over the body of a Supreme Court nominee, Lieutenant Sam Holland is hip-deep in another high-profile murder case. The fact that she was one of the last people to see Julian Sinclair alive just complicates things even more. On the plus side, her relationship with Senator Nick Cappuano is heating up–but it’s also attracting a lot of unwanted media attention and blinding flash bulbs.
The pressure is on for Sam to find Sinclair’s killer, but a new lead in her father’s unsolved shooting puts her in unexpected danger. When long-buried secrets threaten to derail her relationship with Nick, Sam realizes that while justice can be blind, mixing romance with politics has the potential to be fatal..

The Love Letters

 Christian Fiction > Romance
Author: B.E. Brown

The Love Letters

Addison Makenzie was the girl next door. Gavin James was her brother’s best friend. Thrown together after a mutual tragedy the two reconnect as adults and discover Gavin’s grandparents’ love letters that reveal more about his families past then either of then had ever known. As Gavin and Addison learn more about his tragic family history they each are faced with life lessons and obstacles that challenge their faith in God. One finds it strengthened while the other has his or her faith shaken to its core.

Palm South University: Season 1 Box Set

 Romantic Comedy
Author: Kandi Steiner

Palm South University: Season 1 Box Set

Drama. Lies. Sex.

Welcome to Palm South University.

The weather isn’t the only thing heating up in South Florida. At a school where fraternities and sororities don’t exactly play by the rules, relationships are bound to be tested. Parties and sex are definitely key ingredients in the Palm South recipe, but what happens when family issues, secret lives, and unrequited love get tossed in the mix?

Follow Cassie, Bear, Jess, Skyler, Erin, Ashlei, and Adam as they tackle college at a small, private beach town university. Written in television drama form, each episode of this serial will pull you deeper and deeper into the world of PSU.

Lady Justice and the Book Club Murders

  Mystery > Cozy
Author: Robert Thornhill, Peg Thornhill

Lady Justice and the Book Club Murders

Members of the Midtown Book Club are found murdered.
It is just the beginning of a series of deaths that lead Walt and Ox into the twisted world of a serial killer.
In the late 1960’s, the Zodiac Killer claimed to have killed 37 people and was never caught — the perfect crime.
Oscar Roach, dreamed of being the next serial killer to commit the perfect crime.
He left a calling card with each of his victims — a mystery novel, resting in their blood-soaked hands.
The media dubbed him ‘The Librarian’.
Walt and the Kansas City Police are baffled by the cunning of this vicious killer and fear that he has indeed committed the perfect crime.
Or did he?


The Midwife’s Confession

  Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Diane Chamberlain
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The Midwife's Confession

Dear Anna,
What I have to tell you is difficult to write, but I know it will be far more difficult for you to hear, and I’m so sorry…

The unfinished letter is the only clue Tara and Emerson have to the reason behind their close friend Noelle’s suicide. Everything they knew about Noelle—her calling as a midwife, her passion for causes, her love for her friends and family—described a woman who embraced life.

Yet there was so much they didn’t know.

Stormchasers: The Hurricane Hunters and Their Fateful Flight into Hurricane Janet

  Earth Sciences > Climatology
Author: David Toomey
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Stormchasers: The Hurricane Hunters and Their Fateful Flight into Hurricane Janet

A riveting story of the first Hurricane Hunters, and the one crew who paid the ultimate price.
“In a virtual age when tempests are monitored by global positioning and The Weather Channel, Stormchasers reminds us that our first understanding of hurricanes was directly built on the risks and sacrifices of living, breathing heroes,” writes Hampton Sides.
In September 1955, Navy Lieutenant Commander Grover B. Windham and a crew of eight flew out of Guantánamo Bay into the eye of Hurricane Janet swirling in the Caribbean: a routine weather reconnaissance mission from which they never returned.

The Diplomat’s Wife (The Kommandant’s Girl)

 Historical Fiction
Author: Pam Jenoff
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The Diplomat's Wife (The Kommandant's Girl)

How have I been lucky enough to come here, to be alive, when so many others are not? I should have died…. But I am here.

1945. Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped with her life. Recovering from the horror, she meets Paul, an American soldier who gives her hope of a happier future. But their plans to meet in London are dashed when Paul’s plane crashes.

Devastated and pregnant, Marta marries Simon, a caring British diplomat, and glimpses the joy that home and family can bring. But her happiness is threatened when she learns of a Communist spy in British intelligence, and that the one person who can expose the traitor is connected to her past.

The Originals: The Rise

 Romance > Paranormal > Vampires
Author: Julie Plec
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The Originals: The Rise

Family is power. The Original vampire family swore it to each other a thousand years ago. They pledged to remain together always and forever. But even when you’re immortal, promises are hard to keep.

Arriving in New Orleans in 1722, Original vampire siblings Klaus, Elijah and Rebekah Mikaelson believe they’ve escaped their dangerous past. But the city is lawless, a haven for witches and werewolves unwilling to share territory. The siblings are at their mercy…especially after Klaus meets the beautiful and mysterious Vivianne. Her impending marriage is key to ending the war between the supernatural factions—and Klaus’s attraction to her could destroy the uneasy alliance.

Notes from the Backseat (Red Dress Ink Novels)

 Contemporary Fiction > Romance
Author: Jody Gehrman
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Notes from the Backseat (Red Dress Ink Novels)

I thought I knew everything about Gwen Matson. We’ve been best friends since sophomore year at Analy High. I know her to be smart and confident with a retro style that would give Jackie O a run for her money—albeit a graceful, sweat-free run in kitten heels.

Not once did she ever display a rabid need to record every detail of her existence. But never before had she gone on a weekend road trip with her amazing boyfriend, Coop…and his evil, yoga-toned best friend, Devil Blonde Dannika. Now she’s writing to me like mad.

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