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Hope Defined

by Shannon Humphrey

The torture began in sixth grade. Hope should never have told the other kids in Opal Lake that she has weird dreams. Or that these dreams inspire her to invent objects that fly. Now in eighth grade, she’s the outsider nobody wants. Things get worse when Hope takes the top grade in science. She becomes a threat to eighth grade queen Caitlin Crawford and her privileged clique for the school’s highest award, the prestigious Sky Honors.

Caitlin preys on Hope’s loneliness and concocts a scheme. As Hope’s life spirals, the dreams won’t stop. Why does the girl in them look like a perfect version of her?

Perfection is the only way of life the Scions know. In Tavos, they exist in peace, traveling through the galaxies, creating planets and manipulating stars. The standard of achievement is nothing less than excellence. Until the hard voices awaken Dinah. Deep punches pierce her. And the desperate eyes pull at her insides. A mysterious force begins to crack the perfect equilibrium of their world. Neither King Aleph nor Dinah’s father gives her the answers she seeks. Who is the withering young female in those horrible visions? What does it mean to… suffer?

Dinah is bold enough to pursue her own truth. But is she strong enough to handle Hope’s?

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A Field Of Red

by Greg Enslen

Ex-cop Frank Harper doesn’t want to get involved. Harper is visiting the small Ohio town of Cooper’s Mill, trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter and a grandson he’s never met. But he finds the town gripped in fear-two young girls have gone missing, taken in broad daylight from a busy street. And the police are coming up blank. But once Harper is drawn reluctantly into the investigation, he’ll stop at nothing to find the girls. And he doesn’t care who gets in the way.

Paradise Valley

by Dale Cramer

An Amish settlement in Ohio has run afoul of a law requiring their children to attend public school. Caleb Bender and his neighbors are arrested for neglect, with the state ordering the children be placed in an institution. Among them are Caleb’s teenage daughter, Rachel, and the boy she has her eye on, Jake Weaver. Romance blooms between the two when Rachel helps Jake escape the children’s home.

Searching for a place to relocate his family where no such laws apply, Caleb learns there’s inexpensive land for sale in Mexico, a place called Paradise Valley. Despite rumors of instability in the wake of the Mexican revolution, the Amish community decides this is their answer. And since it was Caleb’s idea, he and his family will be the pioneers. They will send for the others once he’s established a foothold and assessed the situation.

Caleb’s daughters are thrown into turmoil. Rachel doesn’t want to leave Jake. Her sister, Emma, who has been courting Levi Mullet, fears her dreams of marriage will be dashed. Miriam has never had a beau and is acutely aware there will be no prospects in Mexico.

Once there, they meet Domingo, a young man and guide who takes a liking to Miriam, something her father would never approve. While Paradise Valley is everything they’d hoped it would be, it isn’t long before the bandits start giving them trouble, threatening to upset the fledgling Amish settlement, even putting their lives in danger. Thankfully no one has been harmed so far, anyway.

Magic, Machines And The Awakening Of Danny Searle

by John McWilliams

Programming prodigy Tyler Cipriani and his father, the famous philosopher-scientist Aiden Cipriani, are on the cusp of developing a radical new form of artificial intelligence: Prometheus. And that’s not even the biggest thing going on in Tyler’s life.

When the beautiful, gifted, and mysterious Danny Searle joins the project team, Tyler is instantly smitten. But just as the team’s plans are coming to fruition, an accident places Danny in a coma, and Tyler learns just how deep her mysteries go.

With Danny’s life in the balance, it’s now up to Tyler to bring her back—with the help of his father, a Russian neurologist, and a Las Vegas magician… who just happens to be Danny’s husband.


by Patrick Wong

When teenagers Nicole and Amy save a child from a freak wildfire, they unwittingly trigger a bizarre sequence of events. In the following days, Nicole finds herself caught up in more extraordinary happenings, until she is forced to confront the startling truth about herself: She has the power to give life or take life from every living thing around her. As Nicole tests the extent of her powers, her activities attract the attention of mysterious agents who believe the girls are part of a larger terrorist plot. Now on a trail into the unknown, Nicole and Amy will be forced to question just what is real — and who they can trust.

How To Make Money Blogging: How I Replaced My Day-job With My Blog And How You Can Start A Blog Today

by Bob Lotich

Bob Lotich founded back in 2007 and after getting laid off in 2008 he took the leap into full-time blogging. Less than a year later he was earning more from his blog than his previous day-job.

While his results are not typical, this book covers all the steps he took to make money from his blog over that two-year period.

Who this book is written for:

  • Those who want to get started blogging
  • Those who are already blogging but aren’t making as much money as they’d like to.

Who this book is NOT written for:

  • People looking for a get-rich-quick system that requires little effort.
  • Experienced bloggers making over $1000/m (though the book will still probably be helpful, it isn’t written to this audience)

Some of the topics covered in the book:

  • 4 Steps to Start Blogging in 10 minutes
  • Blogging Basics
  • How to setup a Self-Hosted Blog
  • The importance of a Customizable WordPress theme
  • 3 primary ways to earn from your blog
  • How long does it take to make money from your blog?
  • How to get traffic to your blog
  • SEO Tips for bloggers
  • How I increased Adsense earnings $1500/m in less than 3 months
  • 10 helpful tools that made it all possible

Hamfist Over The Trail: The Air Combat Adventures Of Hamilton “hamfist” Hancock

by G. E. Nolly

It’s 1968. Hamilton Hancock is the Distinguished Graduate at his Undergraduate Pilot Training class at Laughlin Air Force Base. He is on the fast track to become a fighter pilot, slated to fly an F-100, F-105 or F-4 in Vietnam. Then, the “needs of the service” intervenes, and he is assigned to fly one of the smallest, slowest aircraft in the Air Force inventory, the O-2A.

Hamilton becomes a Forward Air Controller (FAC) in Vietnam, based at DaNang Air Base, and picks up the nickname “Hamfist”. While Hamfist flies in air combat over the Ho Chi Minh Trail and battles an enemy gunner with a deadly record, on the ground he must also battle his inner fears and personal demons.

When he repeatedly loses friends shortly after reconnecting with them, Hamfist becomes convinced there is a “Hamfist curse”. He becomes a virtual hermit, and tries to avoid interacting with his friends. Then he receives a letter that devastates him.

Just when his personal life reaches its lowest point, Hamfist goes to Tokyo on R&R and meets his soul mate. They had lost an opportunity to meet six years earlier, and now Fate has given them another chance. Hamfist returns from R&R with a renewed sense of optimism.

His life is taking a turn for the better. But first he must make it through his Vietnam duty unscathed.

Inspired by actual events.

Bottleneck – Our Human Interface With Reality: The Disturbing And Exciting Implications Of Its True Nature

by Richard Epworth

The process of learning is an intrinsic part of every human life, yet we understand surprisingly little about it. If we dare to examine the evidence, we discover that the rate we can learn anything new is shockingly limited. In any one second we can only absorb a few bits of new information. This narrow constraint is our learning bottleneck. Paradoxically, although the world we inhabit and experience through our senses appears incredibly detailed and rich in information, it is mostly constructed from our imagination. Our mind relies on predictions from our past experiences to create the detail we experience in the present moment.

Bottleneck reveals the detailed evidence for our bottleneck, and explores the wider implications for interactions between humans and technology. It also offers a scientific insight into the very process of prejudice, inviting us to peer beyond our cosy moral judgements. Looking to the future, the book explores how our learning bottleneck fundamentally limits humanity’s ability to conceive ever greater ideas and considers where we might go from here.

Bottleneck is aimed at anyone who is interested in the science behind our everyday human experience, and how we learn about the world around us. It takes you on the author’s own journey of discovery, revealing insights that will forever change your perspective on the world around you, and your insight into other people.

Return To The Aegean – Book 1

by E.J. Russell

Two unsolved deaths. One Greek Island. Many unchallenged memories

Thalia, deep sea diver and only surviving member of her family returns to the Greek island of her childhood.
As an adult, she wants to uncover the truth about her mother’s and brother’s deaths, but all is not as it seems on the beautiful Aegean isle. A missing coroner’s report, being politely but firmly stonewalled by the community, lack of medical records, an ugly warning…

Thalia balances her search by falling back into the rhythms of the island, the exquisite nature and customs and by re-kindling old relationships. Some are dangerous, some bring passion but will any of her efforts give her the truth she so desires?

The Keeper: Awakening

by O.L. Ramos

Elizabeth is a brilliant loner with a troubling secret she doesn’t even know. As if the trauma of her mother being abducted before her eyes as a young girl wasn’t enough, the small town she lives in thinks she’s crazy. That all changed when she met Michael, a mysterious and handsome man who identified with her like no one else before. Michael’s long time friend Vincent visits and drops the bombshell of a lifetime on Elizabeth and her world becomes completely unraveled.

Vincent’s information has revealed the world for what it is; a place where the impossible is real, and myths and legends walk slyly in shadow. A world that Elizabeth will learn she too is a member. Now, the three are caught up in a thousand year long conspiracy they never could have imagined. The three must rely on one another and the secret connection they all share if they have a chance to survive.

The Test: A Science Fiction Novella

by Brad Kearney

Rossam has come of age to take his country’s social class assignment exam; the Physical Fortitude and Intellectual Capacity Test. Many take the test and fail, but Ross won’t take failure as an option, and will do everything he can to prove he is worthy of joining the armed forces. However, unforeseeable events test him far more than he could have ever thought possible, as the weight of responsibility for an entire nation pushes Ross to the edge.

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