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Always With You

by Andrea Hurst

1977 is a glorious time to be alive in the beautiful wine country of Northern California, and Cathy has everything she thought she wanted – from a thriving health food café to loyal friends.

Since the devastating failure of her short-lived marriage, Cathy has buried herself in her work and kept men at arm’s length. But when an old high school friend, Pam, brings her family for a short stay, Cathy’s stone walls begin to crumble when she meets Jamie. Jamie, whose compassion and warmth slowly break down her defenses. Jamie, whose devotion to his four-year-old daughter melts Cathy’s heart and makes her desperate for a family of her own. Jamie… who is married to Pam.

A profound love that transcends time and place is impossible to resist. But is love more important than friendship? Are loyalty and fidelity an anchor or a chain? In the end, it’s all about choices – tough ones that can break hearts. Now Cathy must make the most difficult choice of her life.

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by Adam J Nicolai

Ian Colmes fears he’s going mad.

His son, Alex, was killed six months ago. The boy was only five years old. In the wake of his death, Ian drove his wife away and nearly lost his job. Now, alone in an empty house, Ian is seeing his son again.

Every vision is a repeat of something Alex said or did in life: aching memories replaying themselves for Ian’s eyes alone. Are these images of Alex real? Has he found a way back, to forgive or condemn his father?

Or has Ian’s sorrow quickened into psychosis?

With a masterful hand, bestselling Kindle Horror author Adam J Nicolai paints a picture of grief, madness, and the furious strength of a father’s love for his son.

The Hollywood Detective

by Martha Steinway

Hollywood 1939. Promising starlet, Clara Lockhart, disappears from a glittering party in Beverly Hills the night before her first big audition.

Worried Clara’s disappearance may prove permanent if she doesn’t act fast, her roommate hires L.A.’s best private eye to save her. Spencer McCoy knows time is against him, but soon discovers he’s made a powerful enemy in Howard Strickling, MGM’s notorious publicity boss.

With escaped big cats stalking the streets of L.A., heavies threatening him at every turn, and an ambitious new secretary desperate to do some sleuthing of her own, McCoy must battle the might of the movie industry if he’s to uncover what really happened to Clara.

But time has almost run out: if McCoy doesn’t rescue her soon, she’ll become another casualty of the pitiless Hollywood machine.

Mark Taylor: Genesis

by M.P. McDonald

Mark Taylor’s life changes forever when he finds an antique camera in an Afghan bazaar. Back home in Chicago, he discovers that the camera has a strange and unique ability–it produces photographs of tragedies yet to happen.

Gifted with powers to change destiny, what drives him to risk his life for others? And when presented with photos of 9/11 a day before it happens, what else can he do but attempt to save lives and thwart catastrophe?

Find out how Mark Taylor was gifted with powers to change destiny. What drove him to risk his life for others, and why did everything go so wrong on that fateful September day?

Pocket Your Dollars: 5 Attitude Changes That Will Help You Pay Down Debt, Avoid Financial Stress, & Keep More Of What You Make

by Carrie Rocha

Popular Personal Finance Blogger Gives the Secret to Lasting Financial Health

Countless free budget plans are available for every possible income level and stage of life. So why do more than 60 percent of U.S. households still live paycheck to paycheck? The key to financial stability and success isn’t just about money–it’s about attitudes.

Rocha uses the lessons she learned overcoming personal debt to teach readers how to triumph over the lies we tell ourselves, such as “I deserve a treat,” “Fake it till you make it,” and “I can’t afford it.” Each chapter uses real-life examples to explain faulty thinking about money, followed by step-by-step instructions for how to overcome these pitfalls. Budgets are helpful, but real change won’t happen without a financial attitude adjustment.

Petty Cash

by Kimberly Vargas

Florida resident Rebecca Blake works as an assistant to a group of psychologists. She is strikingly beautiful and athletic. People see her as a nice, likable girl who is fine in her role but who could never really aspire to more at the company. Rebecca is told in her performance review that in order to get promoted, she is going to have to work on her credibility. As part of her career development plan, she is sent to a behavioral training course (nicknamed ‘Club Detention’) at company headquarters in Virginia. In error, she is partnered with Foster Diamond, who has the highest intelligence scores in the company. Even though he is a genius, Foster has his own issues around interpersonal skills, attitude and his perception overall.

Rebecca and Foster have nothing in common, but between his weakness for her beauty and her admiration of his intellect, they forge an unlikely bond. During the course they find that by pooling their respective strengths, they are able to improve their careers. Sooner rather than later, their startling natural chemistry begins to take their partnership in another direction, and they must face their glaring differences or part ways.

Revenge Of The Taken

by Shane Scollins

Every year in America, thousands of women disappear never to be seen again, and one man has dedicated his life to finding them…

Humble Walker has an amazing gift rooted deep in an ancient Navajo legend. It’s a power that may be as limitless as his imagination, if he could only learn how to control it.

Waging a clandestine war in the shadows of the New York City underground, Humble has taken on an unassuming drug research facility, abducting women for nefarious mind control experiments. They’re powerful, corrupt, and have perfected a brain-altering narcotic like the world has never seen.

Beautiful and spunky Kat Carson is the latest victim. Taken from her comfortable suburban life, she represents a tipping point in the ongoing battle, but all she wants is her life back. With the help of Humble and a small band of refugees, she has a fighting chance.

Even with the best plans, things can go horribly wrong. Unthinkable betrayal derails their efforts and backs them into a corner. But, that is the one place you don’t want to put Humble Walker.

Florida Is Murder

by Diane Capri


DUE JUSTICE is the first legal thriller featuring Judge Willa Carson. When a famous plastic surgeon’s decomposed body surfaces in Tampa Bay with a bullet in its head, Willa’s “little sister” is caught in a high-stakes game of greedy lawyers, blackmail and deceit. Fiercely independent Carly becomes the number one suspect. When Carly asks Willa for due justice, Willa has everything to lose. But she risks it all to uncover the conspiracy and keep Carly alive. Willa Carson knows she’s bullet proof, except when due justice rules from the grip of a gun.

SURFACE TENSION is the first sea adventure in this four-book suspense series featuring Florida tug and salvage captain Seychelle Sullivan. Working as she does in a man’s world, Seychelle has to work twice as hard just to compete. Some have even called her reckless. In her view, she’s just doing her job, salvaging boats and people’s lives. Years ago Seychelle Sullivan had the chance to save someone’s life. But on that summer night in Florida, lost in a world of teenage resentment and loneliness, Seychelle was not able to feel any pain but her own. Today Seychelle captains her father’s forty-six-foot salvage boat out of Fort Lauderdale’s New River. But she’s never escaped that one moment when she could have made a difference and didn’t. She’s never going to make that mistake again.

The Frankenstein Candidate: A Woman Awakens To A Web Of Deceit

by Vinay Kolhatkar

It’s November 2019, and another U.S. presidential election season approaches.

Senator Olivia Allen—brilliant and beautiful—signs onto the Democratic presidential ticket, unaware of powerful forces that seek either to control her or destroy her.

Her opponents are Frank Kenneth Stein, a billionaire who would rather be forthright than President, and Quentin Kirby, the power-hungry, Republican vice president. As the campaign advances toward an electrifying climax, their brutal maneuvers play out against a backdrop of national crises. Hyperinflation looms and bloody riots sweep the country.

For Olivia, however, the greatest perils lie in the corridors of Washington power, as she finds herself becoming a mere pawn in a deadly game of entrapment, blackmail, and assassination. Can she turn the tables—ensuring America’s survival as well as her own?


by Reyna Pryde

All legends are created out of truth, Lilith is the woman hidden in the lies. Find out more about her in the first installment of Diary of Lilith: Dracula, a Traversing Eternity short story. Lilith was the first woman, the first witch, and the first of God’s mistakes. Her beauty made angels fall. Her power ruled the human world for millennia. She hid her face behind her magic to become goddesses, deities, pharaohs, and queens. With her immortality she watched each human around her wither and fade, while she remained eternally young. A woman with a lonely heart and infinite power can define the world. This time she has her sights set on a man named Vlad the Impaler.

Singing The Last Song

by Jane B Night

Birdie Louis needs to get away from small town Lancaster Ohio and the memories of her life before tragedy claimed her mother, father, and brother.

She joins band Rev 21 as they travel the US singing protest songs against World War III.

It doesn’t take her long to find herself in love with Neil, the band’s bossy singer; and Eric, the artistic guitarist.

As the countdown to the end of the world begins, will love be enough to save them all?


by Susan Lash

How (NOT) to Kiss Your Dog is told from the point of view of twelve year old Jenny. After her brother Jack adopts Albert, a Jack Russell terrier, Jenny’s calm life becomes terrier-ized. The story details the friendship that eventually develops between Jenny and Albert as he widens her world to include a variety of new people and experiences.

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