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The Sinister Coast Collection Boxset (paid link)
Natalie, a young doctor, sees her perfect life shattered when her husband is lost at sea. Everyone believes it’s a tragic accident. But a mysterious phone call prompts her to think otherwise. She sets out on a search for the truth.
Jesse, a schoolboy, is moved halfway around the world when his father is blown up in a science experiment gone wrong.
Two seemingly unconnected tales. But how they come together will have you turning the pages late into the night. And the twist at the end will leave you reeling.
Educating Elizabeth (Diable Delamere Book 1) (paid link)
A lot can elfin’ happen in 12 days…
Get one old lady on one private plane to London–that’s all British scion Hugh Edgeworth need do to secure a billion-dollar deal. That’s all. But then Krista Kringle happens! Infuriating, yet inexplicably attractive, this mad woman claiming to be an elf with magical matchmaking powers wrecks not only Hugh’s Christmas, but also his entire life! With his status quo in shambles, will Hugh be able to return to his old life in London? Or is his future about to take one elf of a turn?
The Truth About Candy (paid link)
Meridian File: (The Rider Files Book 1) (paid link)
When a celebrity stalker targets Aurora Meridian, she turns to a private security team for protection.
Aurora, a women’s professional tennis player, struggles to win back the tennis fame she had before a devastating injury. As her fame returns, she faces terrifying death threats from a sinister stalker. She hires Rider Security and Investigation (Rider SI) to provide protection through the tennis season. Amidst the fear and isolation closing in on her, she fights rising attraction for the newest addition to her protection team.
Mason Stone, a former SEAL, worries his reputation and job at Rider SI are threatened by false accusations from a prior client. He transfers to Aurora’s team to escape the scandal only to find himself drawn to the formidable tennis player. He struggles with the balance of keeping her safe and keeping his distance.
The Springs Collection: Volume One (paid link)
Summer of Change— Samantha is struggling to keep her small town bar afloat and the last thing she needs is new business owner, Trent moving in and changing everything—including her feelings about love.
Falling into Forever—Kari is on the run from her life when she stumbles into town, and Rhys. She never expected to fall for the handsome officer. She also never expected her secrets to come to light. Will they destroy everything?
Second Glances—When a mysterious invitation to the exclusive island of Eden arrives, Kylie must decide between the love she thought she wanted, and the one she needs.
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Bestselling cartoonist Jim Benton of It’s Happy Bunny and Dear Dumb Diary fame has also been posting whimsical, dry-humored, and at-times nasty cartoons on Reddit.com, where nearly half of the top-100 cartoons on the “Cartoons” subreddit are his. Now, for the first time, these cartoons have been gathered into a single book. From wry observations about the absurdities of life and acerbic comments to poetic musings, from cats and dogs to humans, and from one style to another, this compendium will astound readers as it exposes them to the breadth of Benton’s seemingly inexhaustible talent for humor.
Final Chapters: How Famous Authors Died (paid link)
Famous authors, like everybody else, know that one day they will die. Final Chapters tells the fascinating stories of more than one hundred writers’ encounters with death—and their attitudes toward the Grim Reaper: fear, uncertainty, or acceptance.
Francis Bacon wrote, “It is as natural to die as to be born,” while Socrates told the judges who condemned him, “And now we go our ways, I to die and you to live. Which is better is known to God alone.”
Death often came in startling ways for these well-known writers. The playwright Aeschylus was conked by a turtle falling from the sky.
Counternarratives (paid link)
Liz McCall has come to love running her father’s vintage toyshop back home in East Aurora, NY, so when the Train and Toy Show comes to town, she’s all aboard for a fun toy-filled weekend. The only hitch is that her childhood bully Craig McFadden, now local business rival, has set up a booth next to hers. But the fun and games are over when Craig falls from the ceiling in a publicity stunt gone wrong.
What was initially thought to be a fatal accident proves much more sinister. Pulled into the case by her feelings for both Ken, the police chief, and Jack, her high school sweetheart whose brother is one the prime suspects, Liz dives headfirst into the investigation.
Ship of Souls (paid link)
First, D is asked to tutor the school’s basketball star, Hakeem, who will get benched unless his grades improve. Against the odds, the two boys soon realize they have something in common: they are both taunted by kids at school, and they both have a crush on Nyla, a beautiful but fierce eighth-grade girl. Then Nyla adopts D and invites him to join her entourage of “freaks.” Finally, D discovers an injured bird and brings it home from the park.
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