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FIRST CASE: Murder Alley (McRyan Mystery Series) (affiliate link)
Barrow King: The Realms Book 1: (A LitRPG Portal Fantasy Adventure) (affiliate link)
A BETRAYED SPY TURNED NOOB HERO.
From the #1 Bestselling Author of The Quintessence.
Betrayed by those closest to him, Finn Caldwell thought he’d escaped his life of violence and deception.
But when a frantic message from his estranged sister draws him into The Realms, a strange game-like world of magic and wonder, Finn is forced to embrace his deadly skills once more.
Armed with a mysterious artifact known as a Godhead, Finn becomes the warrior-mage Gryph. Yet, things are not as they seem and to save his sister, he must escape a sentient dungeon by defeating its master the Barrow King.
Barrow King is the first volume in the #1 Bestselling Epic LitRPG Saga The Realms, a book that is “mind blowing and flawless in its execution.” — Ray Johnson of the LitRPG Audiobook Podcast.
WARNING: Welcome to the world’s most addictive genre.
LitRPG/GameLit is a genre that incorporates gaming elements from tabletop roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder with epic RPG video games like The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim and MMO’s like World of Warcraft and sets them in a fantasy or science fiction setting
Best Buttercream Frosting: 25 Amazing Step by Step Recipes (affiliate link)
Best Buttercream Frosting. Would you like to surprise your guests and loved ones with baking creations? This book gives you helpful tips on cake decorating and best buttercream frosting recipes you can make at home. Bake like a pro! Get your copy now and start creating!
Cake decorating is an exciting activity. With myriads of flavors, natural colors, and shapes, in one way or another, every buttercream frosting is a creation of art. With our recipes, you will save money, control the quality of ingredients and unleash your creativity. This book is a must-have for a family celebration or for a high-tea Sunday afternoon. Bring your family together!
Every frosting has a story. Every frosting has a purpose.
Frosting for birthday cakes, holiday cakes, wedding cakes, Valentine day cakes, Sunday afternoon tea cakes, cakes for a date night, to name a few.
Gunn and Salvo Box Set: Books 1-4: Galaxy Run, Friendly Fire, Calypso End, Bygone Star (affiliate link)
When deep space bounty hunters Gunn and Salvo chase down a teenager linked to the catastrophic loss of a space station, everything about the job feels off.
For starters, the stolen ship is full of priceless treasures from humanity’s lost past.
And then there’s the target itself. It ain’t quite human, at least not like anybody has seen before.
But the biggest red flag of them all? Honest people are lying.
So Gunn and Salvo do the one thing they swore they would never do on a job: Get curious.
Before they know it, they’re the ones on the run with a bounty on their heads … and the fate of humanity in their hands.
RULES: A HAM Novel Suspense Thriller (affiliate link)
Retired Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Detective Solomon Hill hasn’t heard the name in years. A man he hasn’t thought about since sending him away more than two decades prior for attempted murder. One of the biggest arrests of his entire career, a person the world is better off without.
Or so it was for the last twenty-one years in the time prior to his sudden inclusion on a list of governor’s pardons. A free pass undoing all that occurred, releasing a man with a short fuse and a long list of people he holds responsible for what happened.
People that Hill still feels responsible for, even if his current physical condition will no longer allow him to make good on it.
Low on time and options, Hill does the only thing he can think of, calling in an old marker—a favor owed from his early days on the force, extended from one of the last vestiges of the original Las Vegas. Someone accustomed to handling issues in a way Hill isn’t accustomed to.
Three hundred miles to the south, Ham muddles her way through the final months of a slow winter. Endless hours spent training for an unknown opponent, each day without the phone ringing heightening her desire for action. The need to be moving again, unable to feel fully alive without the adrenaline of the job after years spent relegated to the sidelines.
Paella Recipes: An Easy Cookbook with Delicious Recipes (affiliate link)
Paella’s for All. Get your copy of the best and most unique Paella recipes from BookSumo Press!
In this book we focus on the Paella. Paella Recipes is a complete set of simple but very unique one pot dinners. You will find that even though the recipes are simple, the tastes are quite amazing.
Cordoba One Pot
Lulu’s Award Winning Paella
Butter Bean Paella
New Hampshire Paella
Paella in Tunisian Style
Hot Tomato Paella
Honey Saffron Paella
Sweet Mexicana Paella
Chicken and Chorizo Paella
Much, much more!
Not Your Average Engagement (Love in New York City Book 1) (affiliate link)
He proposed, and I proposed a deal too.
A simple deal, really. We get engaged and close up the sex shop until the big night. Totally doable. But Mr. Future Liz thinks I won’t last a week, let alone five months, so we make the deal a bit spicier.
He wants a snowy honeymoon (ew) and I’m geared up for the Bahamas. Whoever lasts longer without the touchy, naughty, smoochy will get their dream honeymoon.
I’ve got this in the bag.
The Hopkins Conundrum: A Tragic Comedy About Gerard Manley Hopkins and Five Shipwrecked Nuns (affiliate link)
My Heart Belongs To A Miami Millionaire: An Urban Romance (affiliate link)
January loved her life as a trophy wife. But she is in store for a rude awaking when the feds slap them handcuffs on her wrists. Her husband Malik has been a very busy man. Pimping, money laundering, and tax evasion to just to name a few. Broke, homeless, and pending criminal charges, January has no choice but to move back home to Miami. Having a man is the last thing on her mind.
Alejandro “Dro” is trying to keep his illegal enterprise afloat and raise his daughter. Dro doesn’t have time for love. But his daughter’s new preschool teacher has him reconsidering. January is very open about her past, but little does she know is that Dro has his own secrets. Secrets that may end their budding relationship.
Betrayal is the name of the game and no one is exempted including Dro and January. Love just might not be enough to keep them together as secret after secret wreaks havoc. Everybody wants a man with deep pockets, but January is learning quickly that just because your heart belongs to a millionaire doesn’t mean things are Gucci.
Run and Hide! (Book One – The Orlando File) (affiliate link)
When an investigative journalist with the Washington Post discovers six of the world’s leading scientists have all ‘committed suicide’ in the past seven days, he sets out to discover the truth behind their deaths.
Discovering that those who died were killed to stop them unveiling the results of their latest research, a discovery that could usher in a new age of hope and health for all humanity, he vows to find who was responsible for their deaths and to uncover the powerful secret they were killed to protect.
On a trail that takes him around the world and back, the journalist uncovers a sinister organization that will stop at nothing to prevent others from learning about the mysterious ‘Orlando Treatment’. But finally, when the journalist understands just what the Orlando File contains, he is faced with a choice no man should ever have to make, and everyone who reads this book must ask the same question: “What would I do, if I were him?”
An infant grabbed from her mother’s car. A dead end of evidence. A most unlikely source of help.
Detective Matthew Finn is a fish out of water. After relocating to a small town to please his wife only to be abandoned by the cheating woman, he’s left juggling her three irritating pets along with a high-profile missing baby case. And already under pressure with a severe lack of clues, he’s wary when an anonymous tip leads to the incident’s sole witness… a gorilla.
Working with a protective scientist to keep the animal out of the obsessed public’s eye, Finn frantically navigates the primate’s cryptic pictures and sign language. But with the tiny and vulnerable victim’s survival at stake, the overwhelmed investigator fears he’s rapidly running out of time.
Can a cop and his curious simian assistant work together to catch a callous culprit?
Cavern of Pleasures Boxset (affiliate link)
Mastering the Marchioness
In a marriage of obligation, the Marquess of Dunnesford and his new wife have an agreement not to interfere in each other’s lives. But when his wife unexpectedly shows up at the Cavern of Pleasures, Dunnesford risks exposing his identity to both protect her and teach her a lesson. He soon discovers, however, this feisty wife of his isn’t so easy to tame.
Conquering the Countess
Plain and awkward Gertie Farrington has a secret identity as the domineering Lady Athena, ice mistress of the Cavern of Pleasures. But has Lady Athena met her match in Sir Phineas Barclay, a notorious rake returned from exile? He has his sights set on Lady Athena, but will it be Gertie whom he needs to conquer?
Naked (affiliate link)
Whether he’s taking to the road with a thieving quadriplegic, sorting out the fancy from the extra-fancy in a bleak fruit-packing factory, or celebrating Christmas in the company of a recently paroled prostitute, this collection of memoirs creates a wickedly incisive portrait of an all-too-familiar world. It takes Sedaris from his humiliating bout with obsessive behavior in A Plague of Tics to the title story, where he is finally forced to face his naked self in the mirrored sunglasses of a lunatic. At this soulful and moving moment, he picks potato chip crumbs from his pubic hair and wonders what it all means.
This remarkable journey into his own life follows a path of self-effacement and a lifelong search for identity, leaving him both under suspicion and overdressed.
Succubus Blues (Georgina Kincaid Book 1) (affiliate link)
In this fun urban fantasy, a lovelorn succubus keeps the peace in Seattle’s demon underground when she’s not working at a local bookstore.
When it comes to jobs in hell, being a succubus seems pretty glamorous. A girl can be anything she wants, the wardrobe is killer, and mortal men will do anything just for a touch. Granted, they often pay with their souls, but why get technical?
But Seattle succubus Georgina Kincaid’s life is far less exotic. At least there’s her day job at a local bookstore—free books; all the white chocolate mochas she can drink; and easy access to bestselling, sexy writer, Seth Mortensen, aka He Whom She Would Give Anything to Touch but Can’t.
But dreaming about Seth will have to wait. Something wicked is at work in Seattle’s demon underground. And for once, all of her hot charms and drop-dead one-liners won’t help because Georgina’s about to discover there are some creatures out there that both heaven and hell want to deny…
Killer Jam (Dewberry Farm Mysteries Book 1) (affiliate link)
When Houston reporter Lucy Resnick cashes in her retirement to buy her grandmother’s farm in Buttercup, Texas, she’s looking forward to a simple life as a homesteader. But Lucy has barely finished putting up her first batch of Killer Dewberry Jam when an oil exploration truck rolls up to the farm and announces plans to replace her broccoli patch with an oil derrick. Two days later, Nettie Kocurek, the woman who ordered the drilling, turns up dead at the Founders’ Day Festival with a bratwurst skewer through her heart and one of Lucy’s jam jars beside her…and the sheriff fingers Lucy as the prime suspect.
Horrified, Lucy begins to talk to Nettie’s neighbors, but the more she gets to know the townspeople, the more she realizes she’s not the only one who had a beef with Nettie. Can she clear her name, or will her dream life turn into a nightmare?
Sunday Roasts: A Year’s Worth of Mouthwatering Roasts, from Old-Fashioned Pot Roasts to Glorious Turkeys and Legs of Lamb (affiliate link)
Sunday Roasts contains eighty tantalizing recipes for slow-roasted meats, fowl, fish, and vegetables that compel a Sunday cook to enjoy good food and good living. With an earthy sensibility that celebrates quality ingredients, beloved cookbook author Betty Rosbottom pairs the special—an herb rub, a tapenade, a twist of citrus—with the primal: a substantial cut of meat.
Also included is a selection of satisfying sides, plus chutneys, relishes, and seasoned butters to dial up the flavor. Roasts of all types and price ranges are represented, so cooks have everything they need to prepare for Sunday or any day, from weeknight suppers to fancy holiday feasts.
Includes photos and roasting tips and guidelines
Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico (affiliate link)
A colorful celebration of Mexican cuisine from LA’s landmark Oaxacan restaurant—with recipes for moles, salsa, cocktails, family meals and more.
Oaxaca is the culinary heart of Mexico, and since opening its doors in 1994, Guelaguetza has been the center of life for the Oaxacan community in Los Angeles. Founded by the Lopez family, Guelaguetza has been offering traditional Oaxacan food for twenty-five years.
In this delightful introduction to Oaxacan cuisine, each dish articulates the Lopez family story, from Oaxaca to the streets of Los Angeles and beyond. Showcasing the “soul food” of Mexico, Oaxaca offers 140 authentic, yet accessible recipes using some of the purest pre-Hispanic and indigenous ingredients available. From their signature pink horchata to the formula for the Lopez’s award-winning mole negro, Oaxaca demystifies this essential cuisine.
Running Scared (affiliate link)
Kate Summers’ teenage son, Jon, has been having nightmares. Someone is chasing him, the footsteps drawing relentlessly nearer. Jon can’t see the man’s face. He only senses that danger is coming—and there’s no way to stop it.
“Never tell anyone he’s not your boy,” was the warning. And Kate hasn’t. Not since the day fifteen years ago when she was offered what she most wanted—a healthy newborn baby. He was hers to keep, provided she moved far away, for good. She’s kept her word, raising Jon in a small Oregon town, lying to him for both their sakes. Despite his gift—or curse—of premonition, Jon hasn’t divined that he was adopted illegally. But now Kate’s long-ago choices are engulfing the life she’s tried to build.
Daegan O’Rourke has come to this remote corner of the Pacific Northwest to find answers only Kate can give. He understands why she’s wary of him, but there’s a far greater threat at hand. Someone is tracking Jon down—ready to kill him and anyone who gets in the way. And convincing Kate to trust him, even once she knows the whole shocking truth, is Daegan’s only hope of keeping them alive . . .
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