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The Complete Short Stories Of Gary Troia

by Gary Troia

For the first time ever, this collection of short stories by Gary Troia brings together, in chronological order stories and memoirs from Spanish Yarns and Beyond, English Yarns and Beyond and A Bricklayer’s Tales into one complete volume.

A Bricklayer’s Tales is the ultimate “I hate this job” story, written as a collection of short stories and memoirs, each one revealing a snapshot in the life of Ray. Troia captures the tedium of working in a low paid, menial job and living hand to mouth. This book of short stories is sad and questions the reader to ask questions about their own life. This book achieves clarity without trying.

The One I Left Behind

by Jennifer McMahon

The summer of 1985 changes Reggie’s life. An awkward thirteen-year-old, she finds herself mixed up with the school outcasts. That same summer, a serial killer called Neptune begins kidnapping women. He leaves their severed hands on the police department steps and, five days later, displays their bodies around town. Just when Reggie needs her mother, Vera, the most, Vera’s hand is found on the steps. But after five days, there’s no body and Neptune disappears.

Now, twenty-five years later, Reggie is a successful architect who has left her hometown and the horrific memories of that summer behind. But when she gets a call revealing that her mother has been found alive, Reggie must confront the ghosts of her past and find Neptune before he kills again.

The Challenge

by Susan Kearney

Domination. Desire. Destiny.

He rules a future in which women are helpless, obedient, and always willing. She comes from a past in which a woman’s strength, brains, and courage are unquestioned. The challenge between them is timeless.

Secret Service agent Tessa Camen took a bullet meant for the president. She regains consciousness three hundred years in the future on a spaceship, naked in the arms of Kahn, a fierce warlord from the planet Rystan. He’s been expecting her. Tessa was whisked forward in time because her fighting abilities include a psychic talent like none other. Only she can defeat an enemy who threatens Earth. The fate of her home hangs in the balance. Once again, she’s called on to serve and protect her nation.

In Kahn’s world, women are meant to be ruled but also protected. He can seduce Tessa, but can he own her heart and mind? Can he put aside his beliefs about women to help her train for a brutal intergalactic test, The Challenge? If she loses, so does Earth.

Tessa and Kahn are caught in a war of wills set in a future where survival is a skill, power is an aphrodisiac, and love is a challenge that could destroy everything they cherish.

Dark Revelation

by S.E. Myers

Ryleigh Simmons just turned seventeen. After losing her parents in a fatal accident, Ryleigh moves in with an aunt she was unaware of and is introduced to family she never knew existed. After finding out she is a descendant of the Fae, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery with the assistance of Tristan – a long lost cousin. Ryleigh’s Uncle Finar wants nothing more than to consume her and those like her to become the most powerful Fae in existence and Ryleigh is the only one who can stop him.

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Last Train Home

by Megan Nugen Isbell

17-year-old Riley Regas has spent her entire life in Boston, so when she learns she’ll be picking up and moving to her mother’s childhood home of Carver, Kansas, she is less than thrilled. In fact, she is downright furious. Riley’s only visited Carver a handful of times. She barely knows her family that lives there and she has no desire to spend her senior year among the backward, simpleminded residents of Carver.

Reluctantly though, her views begin to change, despite her encounters with Adrienne, a girl Riley quickly realizes is determined to make her life miserable, when she meets Alex Bettencourt. Alex is popular and gorgeous and Riley’s never seen brown eyes quite like his before.

While Riley couldn’t be happier, she knows Jesse, her best friend in Carver, isn’t sure of her new relationship with Alex. She soon finds a balance between Alex and her friends though and life in Carver doesn’t seem so bad after all, even if her relationship with her mother is rocky at best.

Just when Riley thinks she might be happy in Carver, a single decision changes it all, leaving her to find out who she really is and who matters most in her life before she loses everything.


by Michael P. Elias

The Mossad’s covert cyber espionage supercomputer detects an immanent launch of a nuclear device. Special Agent Moti Kidron is in a race against time to infiltrate and locate the nuke deep behind enemy lines.

A page-turning cyber war thriller aiming to block imminent nuclear holocaust in the Middle East.From Hezbollah controlled Lebanon thru Silicon Valley to the White House situation room – this debut novel is carefully researched, deftly plotted and will keep military thriller and techno geeks glued to every page.

This action packed military thriller pits allies, the worlds top intelligence agencies and special forces against each other here the “technological edge” plays a key role protecting global interests.

A decorated special ops soldier and Mossad cyber hacker, Moti Kidron, is in a race against time to find a rogue Iranian nuke while keeping the United States at bay without disclosing the scope of his infiltration into the core of their networks.

The Israeli Mossad has embarked on the most widespread global cyber espionage program that infiltrates the United States CIA and NSA’s most coveted PRISM systems. A secret artificial intelligence super computer secretly infiltrates the core of
the NSA’s networks enabling a predictive system to monitor and track nuclear proliferation programs around the globe.

Nuclear holocaust is imminent in the Middle East. The Mossad and Israeli prime minister have proof that a rogue nuclear attack originating from Iran is hours from launch. The countdown results in a 4 way nuclear showdown that includes the United States, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Iron Shinto

by Tricia Stewart Shiu

Forget all that you know. Remember everything else.

Hillary, her sister, Molly, and niece, Heidi, have each lost themselves literally. After saving the Hawaiian Islands with Moa and discovering the Statue of Ku in Egypt, a malevolent force has separated them from their physical bodies, transporting them to an ethereal location, one in which a thought can be manifested in an instant and all actions are illusory. In this timeless space, they will lose themselves, find themselves and, in the process discover a universal secret of immortality.

Black Oil, Red Blood

by Diane Castle

The thing about cancer is it’s hard to prove somebody gave it to you on purpose—but Chloe Taylor can prove it. In fact, she proves it for a living. She sues oil refineries that would rather save a buck than comply with safety regulations designed to do important things like, you know, keep people alive.

Chloe had a successful career until circumstances forced her to move to the bass-ackwards town of Kettle, Texas (human population: 4,000; gun population: 34,356). Big Oil industry giant PetroPlex employs half of Kettle’s population, and there’s no question the judge in the town’s got oil stains on his hands. It’s no wonder she’s been on a losing streak lately. She suspects she’s been litigating on an uneven playing field, but when her star expert witness turns up dead less than 48 hours before a make-or break hearing, she knows.

What she doesn’t know is the key piece of information that got her expert killed. It turns out PetroPlex is harboring a shocking secret—one that has the potential to skyrocket gasoline prices, spark an energy market meltdown, and trigger riots, chaos, death, and destruction on a global scale. Chloe must discover the secret and expose the villains before she is permanently silenced, all while juggling a troublesome ex-fiancé and a tantalizing new flame along the way.

Happy Time Go Fast: Invaluable Lessons From Teaching English Abroad

by Wes Weston


Humorous, informative, lighthearted and educational, Happy Time Go Fast takes you inside the classroom and standing in front of the students. Wes Weston shares amusing stories and anecdotes that illustrate his misadventures with discipline, classroom management, positive reinforcement, and even school romance. These experiences are then put into context against the serious backdrop of English education in South Korea where the English craze is uncanny.

Happy Time Go Fast also takes you outside the classroom, examining what it’s like to live in a foreign country. From learning the Korean language to learning how to use chopsticks, from discovering the fascinating world of Konglish to discovering the tranquility of Korean saunas, Wes Weston reveals some of the cultural norms and quirks of life in South Korea.

Whether you’re considering teaching English in Korea, or just intrigued by the thought of it, Happy Time Go Fast paints a vivid picture of a teacher’s life in Korea, folds it into a paper airplane, and sends you flying towards an overseas adventure.

The Key Of Kilenya

by Andrea Pearson

One Teenage Boy
Two Magical Keys
Endless Worlds to Save

We all have choices–but we can’t choose the consequences.

Jacob Clark is chased down a path that takes him to another world–a world where he is a wanted young man. The Lorkon want to control him and the special powers he possesses. The people of the new world want him to save them from the destruction of the Lorkon. All Jacob wants is to go home, but even that choice has consequences. He doesn’t know what to do and if he waits too long the new world and the one he came from will be destroyed. As Jacob finds people he can trust, he discovers himself in the center of the fight for freedom–both for himself and the people he’s come to know.

Jacob has no idea where the path he chooses will take him, but once the choice has been made–bring on the consequences.

Death By A Honeybee 1: Josiah Reynolds Mystery

by Abigail Keam

Josiah Reynolds is a beekeeper trying to stay financially afloat by selling honey at the Farmers’ Market. She finds her world turned upside down when a man is found dead in her beeyard, only to discover that the victim is her nemesis.

The police are calling the brutal death murder and Josiah is the number one suspect! Josiah makes the rounds of quirky characters that can only be found in the lush Bluegrass horse country. Fighting an unknown enemy in the glamorous world of Thoroughbreds, oak-cured bourbon and antebellum mansions, Josiah struggles to uncover the truth in a land that keeps its secrets well.

Red Mountain

by Dennis Yates

Robert Crain’s perfect life is being torn apart… While recuperating at home from a car accident, men in ski masks break into his house and render him unconscious. When he awakens the next morning he is confronted by a nightmarish truth — that his wife and son are gone.

But it doesn’t take long before he learns he’s not dealing with ordinary kidnappers. They aren’t interested in ransom money. No, what they want is unthinkable — to see Robert fight other strangers to the death… And if he refuses, he will never see his family again.

Accompanied by his loyal German shepherd, Robert descends into the darkest journey of his life, awaiting the kidnapper’s next dreaded appointment — and coming out of it alive. Joined later by his best friend Will, he will stop at nothing to rescue his wife and son who are being held by a haunted psychopath.

Robert has always had questions about his family’s past. About a mysterious oblong box he discovered in his grandmother’s attic and his grandfather’s deep fear of what lurked within a mountain glacier. Beginning with a ghost that stalked him in the forest while his was a boy to a violent trip he and Will survived in Mexico, Robert has always believed that some force from the distant past would one day come for him.

I Love Green Smoothies – 50 Recipes To Get You Started Drinking Your Way To A Sexy, Slim, Youthful You!

by Katherine Stromick

Katherine Stromick, a yoga instructor and mother of two boys, has seen firsthand what the power of Green Smoothies has done for her and her family. In this book Katherine shares her personal story of what an impact drinking Green Smoothies has had on her life as well as that of her children as well as sharing some of her best Green Smoothie Recipes.

These delicious Green Smoothie recipes will help you lose weight, have increased energy, and improve your overall health!


by K.R. Griffiths

Michael Evans is only in rural St. Davids to maintain a low profile after his time spent as a city cop ended in disaster. The town is perfect for him: isolated. A tiny population. Virtually no crime.

Until the night the strange canisters fall from the sky and the town priest starts killing people with his teeth. To Michael, the bloodbath looks like a murder case that the quiet town’s two police officers can’t possibly handle.

But this isn’t just a crime scene.

And the priest is just the beginning…

Redwood Violet

by Robin Mahle

Katie Reid is living the quintessential Southern California life. A dream job and her college sweetheart Spencer, top it all off. But the nightmares that have been haunting her for months are getting worse.

After seeking help from Dr. Reyes, it becomes apparent that Katie is dealing with something much deeper and much more sinister. Her only solution is to delve into a past that no one wants her to remember.

With the horrific discovery of a secret kept hidden for years, Katie is drawn into a world mired in evil and lost innocence. And only with the help of Detective Marshall Avery will she be able to channel her pain and anger.

But, will he be able to contain Katie’s desire for vengeance that has begun to unravel her perfect life?

Three Days To Die

by John Avery


HE ONLY HEARD A FEW WORDS … but he heard too much.

HE RAN … but he was followed — a mistake that would turn thirteen-year-old Aaron Quinn’s, and his beautiful, courageous, single mother, Ashley’s, worlds upside down.

THE CLOCK STARTS TICKING … when Aaron is stolen from his mother by a psychotic killer and thrust headlong into a dark underworld of armed robbery, prostitution, and death. Will Aaron lose his mind as he’s forced to participate in a deadly crime spree and witness first hand the horror of cold-blooded murder?

THE WALLS CLOSE IN … on Ashley when she listens to a tape recording left on her pillow by the killer, giving her two choices:

1) Call the police and risk being responsible for her only child’s death …

2) Offer herself as a sacrifice in exchange for his life …


Camping Recipes: Foil Packet Cooking

by Bonnie Scott

With 100 foil packet recipes for campfires and grills, you’ll be able to serve everything from breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks and even desserts with no fuss and no messy cleanup.

Camping is all about taking it easy and enjoying the outdoors, friends and family. With foil packet cooking, you’re free to pursue all the joys of camping and forget about clean-up duty. So get started creating flavorful and fuss-free meals that will keep your family happy and minimize your workload.

The Ranchers: Destiny Bay Romances Boxed Set Vol. 1

by Helen Conrad

A broken past can haunt your present. Facing and fixing it can bless your future. Three books, three tormented Carrington lives.

Shawnee returns home to help save the ranch, desperate to keep the secret that will let her beat David Santiago’s family for the Valley Championship.

Carly Stevens returns to Destiny Valley to fill in the truth of her past, while Joe Carrington does all he can to keep her from finding it.

Jesse plays bounty hunter, hoping for a reward, but Michael Drayton turns the tables on her, and soon she’s hanging on for love instead of money.

Brittle Bones

by S.E. Pearl

BRITTLE BONES is a poem that tells the story of what could happen when you plant bones in your garden!

Encourage your child to learn a poem today!

Written for children ages 1 – 4.

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