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Creating Monsters

by Christopher Rankin

A psychedelic romance in a city on the verge of disaster.

In modern Philadelphia, where a deep economic depression has left the city near collapse and most of its inhabitants in gruesome poverty, Mitchell Gray, a twenty-year-old graduate student in a beleaguered university physics department, spends most of his time playing piano and touring the city’s worst slums in stolen cars. He is a technical virtuoso whose scientific ideas challenge the foundations of his field but he lives in hiding from one of the world’s most powerful billionaires who is obsessed with Mitchell and determined to capitalize on his strange inventions.

When he falls in love with an older woman, the wife of a wealthy pharmaceutical executive, their relationship inspires him with a mad plan to use his creations to change the world. With the help of a brilliant and neurotic chemistry student named Charlie Nolan and technology so advanced that it resembles magic, Mitchell devises horrifying yet harmless schemes and supernatural hoaxes, causing an uproar in the city.

His nights as a modern day robin hood also raise the alarm of some of the real monsters in Philadelphia, including a mysterious child murderer rumored to possess supernatural powers, known only as “The Demon.” Christopher Rankin’s debut novel is a haunting story of love, friendship and survival in a world of revolution.

Wilderness: A Novel

by Lance Weller

Thirty years after the Civil War’s Battle of the Wilderness left him maimed, Abel Truman has found his way to the edge of the continent, the rugged, majestic coast of Washington State, where he lives alone in a driftwood shack with his beloved dog. Wilderness is the story of Abel, now an old and ailing man, and his heroic final journey over the snowbound Olympic Mountains. It’s a quest he has little hope of completing but still must undertake to settle matters of the heart that predate even the horrors of the war.

As Abel makes his way into the foothills, the violence he endures at the hands of two thugs after his dog is cross cut with his memories of the horrors of the war, the friends he lost, and the savagery he took part in and witnessed. And yet, darkness is cut by light, especially in the people who have touched his life-from Jane Dao-Ming Poole, the daughter of murdered Chinese immigrants, to Hypatia, an escaped slave who nursed him back to life, and finally the unbearable memory of the wife and child he lost as a young man. Haunted by tragedy, loss, and unspeakable brutality, Abel has somehow managed to hold on to his humanity, finding weigh stations of kindness along his tortured and ultimately redemptive path.

Miss Buncle Married

by D.E. Stevenson

Barbara Buncle: bestselling novelist, new wife… new neighbor?

In this charming follow-up to Miss Buncle’s Book, the intrepid writer moves to a new town filled with fascinating folks… who don’t even know they might become the subjects of her next bestselling book.

Miss Buncle may have settled down, but she has already discovered that married life can’t do a thing to prevent her from getting into humorous mix-ups and hilarious hijinks.

The Blue Blazes

by Chuck Wendig

Meet Mookie Pearl.

Criminal underworld? He runs in it.

Supernatural underworld? He hunts in it.

Nothing stops Mookie when he’s on the job.

But when his daughter takes up arms and opposes him, something’s gotta give…

Things I Can’t Forget

by Miranda Kenneally


Kate has always been the good girl. Too good, according to some people at school—although they have no idea the guilty secret she carries. But this summer, everything is different…

This summer she’s a counselor at Cumberland Creek summer camp, and she wants to put the past behind her. This summer Matt is back as a counselor too. He’s the first guy she ever kissed, and he’s gone from geeky songwriter who loved The Hardy Boys to a buff lifeguard who loves to flirt…with her.

Kate used to think the world was black and white, right and wrong. Turns out, life isn’t that easy…

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Deadly Intruder

by Anne Kelsey

Once you buy in, there is no out.

Super salesman Brent Darby is living the good life: both personally and professionally. He just won the Rookie of the Year award at the advertising company he works for in Boston, and he is married to beautiful Amanda, the love of his life. After his recent purchases of a new home and a sports car, his life is just about perfect. Then he makes one seemingly innocent decision to play an Internet game.

The website offers a big payoff to the winner of the deadpool game they host, and Brent thinks he has just as good a chance to win as anyone else. After all, the game is all luck. Or is it?

When a fellow player, known only as Intruder, gains access to Brent’s personal information, Brent’s life is thrown into chaos. A gruesome discovery makes Intruder’s goal all too clear. Soon Brent is careening through the shadowy world of cybercrime, identity theft, and murder on a non-stop thrill ride he wants no part of. Will Brent or Intruder make the final move of the game?

Mercy’s Fall

by Kristina Ludwig

Sixteen year-old Mercy is the flirtiest Amish girl in Pennsylvania, attracting Englischers and Amish boys alike. Guys from all around flock to Stoltzfus Bakery, where Mercy works, to sample her delicious apple fritters and snickerdoodle cookies. Mercy never has a shortage of dates, and she likes it that way. After all, there are too many boys out there to settle for just one.

Then Chase, a mysterious, handsome college student, walks into the bakery, catching Mercy’s eye and capturing her heart. He’s every bit as charming and flirtatious as she is, and she thinks she may have finally met her match.

But then there’s Samuel, the smart, sensitive Amish boy Mercy has known for years. Mercy thinks he just might be the guy for her…if only she could get him to forget about her twin sister, Rebekah, whom he has a massive crush on!

Suddenly, the girl who never planned to settle down finds herself in love with two guys at once. It’s an autumn for Mercy to fall, and fall hard. But who is the right guy for her, Chase or Samuel? And how can she keep the guys secret from each other in her small community?

Classmate Murders

by Bob Moats

Someone is murdering women from the class of ’67 and it’s up to Jim Richards, who has reluctantly just turned sixty, to stop him. Jim’s life is in the dumps and then late one might he receives an email from a childhood sweetheart he hasn’t seen in over 40 years, pleading for help but he doesn’t get to her in time, she’s been murdered.

A killer is now stalking and killing his former female classmates for unknown reasons and Jim, along with his only friend Buck, a big, mustachioed biker, go off to track down the killer before he can get to one former classmate, Penny Wickens, a TV talk show host who Jim has just fallen for while protecting her. The killer is also murdering the women right out from under police protection, driving homicide detective Will Trapper crazy, and he slowly depends on Jim to help.

21 Days To Change Your Body

by Helen M. Ryan

Tired of all the restrictive diets?

Tired of “don’t eat this, don’t eat that?”

Tired of not living fully because you are not happy with your weight, and you don’t have hours a day to spend at the gym?

Well, it’s time to throw the diet rules out the window…and lose weight.

In this fresh new approach to weight loss, 21 Days to Change Your Body (and Your Life) will show you how to lose weight while eating the foods you love, and working out in a minimal amount of time.

Tamilee Webb, the star of the Buns of Steel workout series, says of the book: “I loved it. Lots of inspiration & easy to follow solutions. Anyone can do 21 days!”

Based on the author’s own experience with losing more than 80 pounds, Helen M. Ryan shows you how to overcome the mental blocks to weight loss success, how to fit exercise into your busy day, and what you should doing and eating to fit into your skinny jeans. And you don’t have to starve.

Finally, a real book for real people that offers a step-by-step guide that will help you win the weight loss war. It’s real, honest, refreshing and engaging.

Mimi’s Mix

by Mimi Barbour


Partners: Book #1 – Short Introduction into the characters of the Sizzling Hot VEGAS SERIES!!

When attractive Las Vegas detective Aurora Morelli makes a friend, she takes the relationship very seriously…and if anyone hurts that person, they’re going down! While Aurora may be slim and dainty on the outside, she has the heart of a lion, and when angry, the manners of a she-cat. The sick schmuck who dared attack her partner is now her prime target, and nothing or no one will stand in her way–except maybe her new partner who arrives in town seeking vengeance on the same culprit.

Kai Lawson, a Bruce Willis lookalike, annoys her. From the very beginning, nothing seems to go right between the two of them, leaving Aurora to question if they should even be working together–especially after he shoots her–and not accidentally! Constant screw-ups on the job and the undeniable attraction building between them makes reaching her goal seem almost insurmountable…almost!

His Devious Angel: Book #2 Angles with Attitudes – Where the magic of an angel’s crafty ways bring together lovers destined to meet and fall in love!!

Without the angel forcing him to brake, Liam could have killed the gorgeous girl who ran in front of his car to save a little boy. He owed the rescuer big time and would pay his debt no matter that she acted cranky and became more difficult with every meeting. After all, how hard could it be to walk a bunch of mangy mutts?

Men are scum and no one can tell Sadie any different. It’s why she stays away from them. Until a crazy, hotshot soldier runs her down with his convertible. Now because she’s bruised and sore, she’s stuck having to accept his help in her elite dog-walking business. Just her luck that some of the expensive pets go missing, and Liam decides the puppy-mill rumor needs to be investigated. And once they’re forced to spend more time together, mutual attraction spirals out of control.

He’s Her: Book #2 Vicarage Bench Series – He invades her body and before she knows it, he’s taken over her heart. Spirit-travel at it’s best. Touchingly romantic!!

A casino owner from Vegas, Rhett Parks, was relaxing on a bench in a small English town. To his dismay, a young woman interrupted his sanctuary. A minute later, his body was out cold on the ground and he was taking up residence inside of the intruder – schoolteacher Carrie Temple – and without her permission.

Her first words get out didn’t solve anything because he had no idea of how he got in. During the next few weeks they fought each other, taught each other and began to love each other, not an easy accomplishment considering the situation, but doable, as Rhett proved to sweet, naïve Carrie.

Hidden Doors, Secret Rooms

by Jamie Eubanks

Jillian Braedon possesses a secret so explosive that she must be silenced. On the run with her five-year-old daughter, stranded in the middle of a blizzard and critically injured, Jill sends little Valerie off into the raging storm alone. The child stumbles onto the property of retired musician-turned-recluse, John Mills, begging for help. John soon finds himself caught up in their torment, and face-to-face with the pursuing covert agents, who will do anything to destroy the secret, and silence everyone involved.

The Sword And The Pen

by Elysa Hendricks

It was time. After penning ten popular sword-and-sorcery novels, Brandon Alexander Davis was ready to move on. Ready to stop hiding in his fictional world. Ready to start living a real life. There was just one problem: as he plotted the noble death of Serilda D’Lar, his fictional creation, complete with mile-long sword, skimpy leather outfit and badass attitude, appeared in his study.

Was she nothing more than a crazy fan, or had Brandon finally cracked?

This warrior woman whom he knew so well, so strong yet vulnerable, was both fantasy and reality. She was an invitation to rediscover all he once knew–that life is an incredible, magical journey and, for love, any man can be a hero.

Wanted: Dead Or Undead

by Angela Scott

Trace Monroe doesn’t believe in luck. He never has. But when a fiery-headed cowgirl saunters through the saloon doors, wielding shotguns and a know-how for killing the living dead, he believes he just may be the luckiest man alive.

Trace wants to join Red’s posse, but she prefers to work alone–less messy that way. In order to become her traveling companion, Trace has to agree to her terms: no names, no questions, and if he gets bit, he can’t beg for mercy when she severs his brain stem.

He agrees, knowing only that Red is the sharpest shooter he’s ever encountered. The fact she’s stunning hasn’t escaped his attention either.

What he doesn’t know, is that Red has a very good reason to be on top of her game. She not only has the answer for how they can all outlive the plague taking over the wild, wild west, she IS the answer.

The House Of Rose

by T.T. Escurel

The roses will wither on the branch, the cups will run dry and the stars will fall from the sky in the age of the crow…

An army marches on Dawnfell and the Age of the Crow is near. The king and queen of the House of Star are slain and their only daughter, Princess Astra, is forced to flee.

Corvus of the House of Crow, dreamwalker and dark magic manipulator, is the last person in the world she should trust. Murdered at the age of eight, he endures a half-life as both victim and executor of the dark queen Malexia’s machinations. He has no future – especially not one suited for a princess.

But love, like magic, doesn’t always work out as planned.

From the hidden plateau of Windgarden, the home of the fairies, to the deserted plains of Mistfirth, where a crazed queen has outlawed her own subjects, Astra soon finds that friends are hard to come by when facing the Crows.

Through death and betrayal, dreams and nightmares, fairy tales and fairy truths, she soon discovers that all it takes is the friendship of a few to save her kingdom…

…and the true love of one to save her life.

Murder In Newport

by Marilyn Dalla Valle

Liz and Garret Adams’ vacation to Newport, Rhode Island aboard their sailboat, Sloopy, resulted in a heart wrenching test of their love and marriage when Garret saw the image of his first love, Rebecca, standing on the aft deck of the luxury yacht, Party Girl, at Bannister’s Wharf. Torn by his feelings for his wife and Rebecca, who had disappeared without a trace almost thirty years before, Garret rode an emotional roller coaster into the hands of the police as the primary suspect of a gruesome murder in historical Blood Alley.

Although the evidence pointed to Garret and she was convinced that their marriage was over, Liz refused to give up on the man who had been her husband, her lover, but most of all, her friend. Forgetting her own pain, she pried into Garret’s relationship with Rebecca, only to find herself lost in a maze of deceit and misplaced loyalties. Through her persistence, Liz discovered the truth that shackled the killer and set the innocent free.

Blind But Now I See: The Biography Of Music Legend Doc Watson

by Kent Gustavson

Before his death at the age of 89, Doc Watson was the true voice of Appalachian music. After being discovered in 1960 by folklorist Ralph Rinzler, the blind guitarist graced thousands of American stages with his down-home wit, deep knowledge of traditional songs, and his blistering flatpicking guitar. Over 52 years in the music business, Doc influenced every musician with a pulse, from Bob Dylan to Jerry Garcia, and from Gillian Welch to Pete Seeger.

November Surprise: A Lucy Bricker Novel

by Laurel Osterkamp

Twenty years

Six presidential elections

One consuming love affair

For Lucy Jones, the distinction between love and politics is hazy at best. Both can be all-consuming, and either can lead to a heart-breaking loss or an exhilarating win. Whatever the case, if you’re seen as a loser, you probably are one. Lucy first learns this lesson in 1988, when she’s a shy girl, battling a high school bully and rooting for Dukakis. Through the years Lucy will experience stunning victories and agonizing defeats as she makes the choices that define her. Meanwhile, she also struggles to define her relationship with Monty, who comes in and out of her life like the changes in public opinion. Is Monty simply a one-night stand, a kindred spirit, or the love of her life? And by 2008, can he offer her a change to believe in?

Over the course of twenty years and six presidential elections, Lucy grows and adjusts with the times. Filled with snarky political and pop-culture references, November Surprise is about the journey we take to believe in a candidate, in love, and in ourselves.

My Snow Day – Children’s Snow Book About Buliding A Snow-woman

by Ally Nathaniel

It’s the first day of snow and Gabi and her siblings are about to get creative.

They have the most brilliant idea: they will build the best snow-woman ever!

This book will not only empower your child by sending the message that children can trust their own thinking and ideas and implement them all by themselves, as well as emphasize the importance of team work.

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