Free advice and self-help Kindle books for 23 Nov 18

When the Past Came Calling

by Larry S. Kaplan

Settling in for a routine day at the office in 1989, high school memories are the furthest thing from David Miller’s mind. But when an unexpected phone call interrupts the personal injury lawyer’s midafternoon slump, he is surprised to hear from Michael Eisenbergâ??a former debate partner who went on to become the US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.

But Michael isn’t just calling to chat. He’s working with the FBI on a high-stakes case: investigating the disappearance of a revolutionary government scientistâ??one whose bio-evolutionary research could turn Darwinism on its ear, and pose a threat to national security.

The main suspect? Cult leader Philip Montgomery, who happens to have a strong connection to David’s past.

If David hopes to help crack the case, the attorney has to delve into a sea of old memories, revisiting people and places left behind long ago. One such person is former best friend Benny Friedman, who has clearly gone off the deep end. Obsessed with the JFK assassination, he insists he has evidence that Oswald wasn’t acting alone.

But as David’s old memories continue to surface, a startling deception comes to lightâ??uncovering the truth in a most unexpected way.



What She Saw

by Sheila Lowe

“Sheila Lowe’s What She Saw is a gripping, psychologically astute thriller, with a sympathetic heroine and enough suspense to keep any reader turning the pages!”
â??Dennis Palumbo, licensed psychotherapist and author of the Daniel Rinaldi Mystery Series

Imagine waking up on a train and having no recollection of how you got there. The more you think, the more you realize that you don’t have any idea who you areâ?¦no name, no memories, no life.
This is the situation you’re drawn into in “What She Saw.”
A womanâ?¦no name, no memory, no lifeâ?¦only fear.
By chance or fate, she runs into someone who knows her and gives her a ride home.
At her home she finds two IDs, two sets of keys, one faceâ?¦hers, but two separate lives!

“Lowe spreads the mystery out one delicious morsel at a time. Both her characters and her plot are flawless.”
â??Peg Brantley, author of Red Tide and The Missings



Miss Match (The Match Series Book 2)

by Catherine Avril Morris

Brash, bold, sassy and sex-positive, Clare Fox stomps men’s hearts wherever she goes. But what happens when she starts to realize not all men are trollops â?? and at least one man is worth risking her heart?

Back in high school, if someone had told Clare she’d write for a living someday, she would have laughed in their face â?? or just dumped her cafeteria lunch down their shirt.

Ten years later, she has overcome both dyslexia and her high-school-dropout status with her own, personal ace in the hole: Her extensive knowledge of the male species. Now, Clare is Miss Match, the sassy, savvy love advice columnist for online dating site Mister-Match.com.

No one would dispute that Clare knows all there is to know about the male species â?? though some might say she knows all the wrong things. And lately, her advice columns have strayed a little beyond sassy and into the realm of acerbic…or even downright jaded.

It’s just that her life used to be a lot more exciting. A year ago, she was downtown five nights a week. These days, a typical Friday night is spent on the couch with a pint of Ben & Jerry’s for company. When Clare’s boss sends her on a singles’ cruise, ostensibly to vet the company for a possible partnership deal, Clare can read between the lines: Her job is on the line, and she’s been given one last chance to shape up…or ship out.

And then there are Clare’s meddling best friends, who have cooked up a little scheme of their own. On the sly, they hire the Love Doctor â?? refined, genteel Javier Valentín â?? to woo their best friend and sweeten up her bitter heart. Healing broken hearts, after all, is Javier’s work and his passion… Except he normally does it with his clients’ full knowledge and consent. His process highlights perfect honesty, and it’s not about sex â?? it’s about helping a woman reconnect with her own strength, desires and sense of self-worth.

But Clare is a prime candidate for the Love Doctor’s expertise. Javier can’t pass up such a juicy case, but as soon as he meets her, his careful, tried-and-true process flies right out the window as he is captivated by this fiery, hard-hearted vixen.

Good thing he can see right through her bravado to the tender and passionate heart within. But can Clare let the Love Doctor past her walls and defenses, or will she end up doing what she’s done to a hundred other men, and stomp his heart to pieces?

HEAT LEVEL: Steamy. MISS MATCH is a contemporary romance novel that contains several explicit lovemaking scenes and plenty of sexual tension between the hero and heroine.



The Manningtree Account

by Becky Wright

The Manningtree Account, a historical supernatural
thriller Novella. Why not read the extended edition, Daughters of the Oak

1646 – A time of English Civil War, when life is cheap, death common and superstition consumes the hearts of God-fearing folk. The life of a healer is precarious, dwelling in the shadows of normal society. Ostracised, their time running out as the self-appointed Witchfinder General scours the countryside for the Devil’s whores…

2016 – One dark night, one sleepy town, one family gripped by terror. The EAPI paranormal team are called to investigate dark poltergeist activity. But, as the eternal night finally loosens its grip, it seems that some evil deeds are never forgotten, reaching out from beyond the grave to exact their revenge…

“A supernatural thriller, weaving witches and ghosts, together, in one spine-tingling tale.”

“An exceptionally well-written story. It’ll pull you into the world that the author is creating and keep you on your toes.”

“A masterful job of crafting a sinister atmosphere, her prose is mesmerizing, and her narrative is perfectly executed.”



Getting Naughty…and Nice: Naughty and Nice in Sapphire Falls

by Erin Nicholas

December has never been hotter!

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This collection includes:

Getting In the Spirit, a Christmas novella

Getting Frisky, a New Year’s Eve short story

Getting In the Mood, a Valentine’s Day novella

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Getting In The Spirit

A not-so-little mix-up, a hot kiss under the mistletoe, a surprisingly romantic millioniare playboy, and you’ll never look at candy canes the same way again.

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Getting In The Mood

A tooth-achingly-sweet story, including cheesy quotes about love, candy and chocolate, a town that overdoes everything including construction paper hearts on Valentine’s Day. Oh, and some really hot sex. Including some new naughty uses for chocolate covered cherries. You’re welcome.

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Includes the bonus Getting Frisky… a naughty New Year’s Eve short story!



My First Knight (The British Billionaire Series Book 1)

by Virgini Bellarica

British billionaire Max Knight can have anyone he chooses, but the only woman he desires is her.

Workaholic Arielle Watson doesn’t date. After the death of her mom and older brother, letting anyone into her heart is the last thing she needs. And as far as recreational sex is concerned, she doesn’t believe in that, either. The Big-O? That’s the kind of fantasy women’s magazines cook up to sell more copies. At 23-years-old and still clutching her V-card, Arielle’s proud of her status as one of New York City’s busiest career girls.

So when gorgeous and uber-sophisticated Max Knight strolls into her life unexpectedly, Arielle is totally unprepared for the whirlwind that follows.

Her body, her heart, her entire world, in fact, is turned upside down. And that’s just the beginning of her rollercoaster ride . . .

My First Knight is the first novel in a passionate, steamy romance trilogy. Books 2 and 3 available NOW!. My First Knight can also be read as a stand-alone, as there is no cliffhanger. All 3 books full-length novels.

“A super-sexy, gorgeous, steamy romance. Loved it!”

Reading order:

My First Knight (Book #1)
My Dark Knight (Book #2)
My Knight Shining (Book #3)



In September

by Sharen Ford

Events that occur throughout the years during the month of September connect the interwoven destinies of two women, born a generation apart on different continents. Amanda and Rani both grow up in South Australia, but never meet until their paths finally intersect in New York City where they are caught up in the September tragedy that will change the world.



A Royal Scandals Christmas: Three Holiday Novellas

by Nicole Burnham

A Glimpse Behind Palace Gates

The Barrali family has seen its share of scandals. But what of those who work for the famous royals? This collection of three romantic holiday tales takes you to the Barrali winery, an elegant royal yacht, and through the palace’s secret garden to experience the passions of those who serve.

A Special Time of Year

Christmas With a Prince – A Christmas wedding at the Famiglia Barrali winery forces Holly Elliott to choose between two princes: one who holds a crown, and one who could break her heartâ?¦but fulfill her every fantasy.

Christmas on the Royal Yacht – When April Dietrich left New York to renovate Sarcaccia’s royal palace, she also left her lover. But when Rock Fournier is hired as head chef on the royal yacht, will it cook up trouble for both their careers?

Christmas With a Palace Thief – Palace security chief Umberto Niro defends the royal family from all threats, internal and external. When he finds his ex-girlfriend, a confessed thief, in the queen’s closet, can he choose between duty and passion?

“Great food, great sex, exotic locale, and royal scandals…Enjoy!”
â??New York Times Bestselling Author Christina Dodd

Don’t miss a single volume of the ROYAL SCANDALS series!

– Christmas With a Prince (novella)
– Scandal With a Prince
– Honeymoon With a Prince
– Christmas on the Royal Yacht (novella)
– Slow Tango With a Prince
– The Royal Bastard
– Christmas With a Palace Thief (novella)
– The Wicked Prince
– One Man’s Princess

BONUS READ:
– A Royal Scandals Wedding, for newsletter subscribers



The Northwich Awakening

by P.L. Wooderson

“We will all die sooner or later, but isn’t enjoying life what counts in the end?”

The Northwich Awakening is the story of five friends, Benjamin, Max, Kailey, Scarlet, and Gerard, and a girl whom everyone considers to be a ghost.

There is a fresh urban legend in the town of Northwich

According to the legend, there is a ghost of incredible beauty who never leaves her home in the north.

Nobody knows her name, and neither does anyone know why she never comes out of her house, or whether she really exists.

Join Benjamin in uncovering the mystery of the â??Northern Ghost’, while he teaches her to be human again.



Family Ghouls (A Greek Ghouls Mystery Book 1)

by Alex A. King

ROYAL GHOULS, #2 in the Greek Ghouls series, is out now!

Allie Callas has a normal-ish job: she’s the owner and sole employee of Finders Keepers, a service dedicated to the time-consuming task of finding (and finding out) things on the tiny Greek island of Merope. The fact that she’s been seeing the dead ever since she can remember is incidental. It’s nothing more than a â?¦ a â?¦ a birthmark on her soul and a pain in her butt.

Except now death is getting personal and the dead are getting bossy. Her best friend (and neighbor) has been murdered, and her ghost is back to tell Allie that the events leading up to her death are hazy (very unhelpful), and that she wants Allie to figure out whodunit.

Allie isn’t a cop, but the wall-banging, hump-happy Detective Leo Samaras is just one floor away. Does he want her help? Nooo â?¦ But he wouldn’t mind taking a good, hard look at her bedroom.

With the dead starting to make unreasonable demands on her time, can Allie figure out who killed her friend, without taking a one-way trip to the grave herself? Will she start cursing the day she started seeing ghosts? And where did the hefty ghost cat that has moved into her apartment come from anyway?

FAMILY GHOULS is the first book in the Greek Ghouls series: a comedic mystery set in Greece and steeped in ouzo.



No Shoes, No Shirt, No Spells: A Magic Baking Cozy Mystery (Mystic Cafe Series Book 1)

by Rose Pressey

Elly Blair welcomes the chance to escape her ex-fiance and job from hell when Grandma Imelda, ready to retire to sunny Florida, calls for her to take over her little southern cafe.

Elly has no idea her grandmother has baked up magic for the unsuspecting townsfolk for thirty years-and now Grandma Imelda insists that Elly use her own hitherto unsuspected magical powers to carry on the family tradition.

But Elly’s new at this stuff. Her dishes don’t turn out as full of smidgens of enchantment and dashes of wishes come true as she’d hoped. When handsome customer Rory Covington takes a bite of the wrong burger, he ends up capturing the attention of every woman in town. Elly doesn’t know if her feelings for Rory are true or based on her magic gone awry.

Tom Owenton is an investigator the National Organization for Magic sent to look into the magical mishap. Unless Elly can reverse the spell, the cafe will be closed permanently. Tom is more than willing to help Elly out of this magical pickle, but she’s not sure she should accept his offer.

Elly only has forty-eight hours to find a way to reverse the spell, or she’ll lose the cafe and never discover if her feelings for Rory are real.

Books available by Rose Pressey:

Maggie, P.I. Series:
Crime Wave (coming July 23, 2013.)

Halloween LaVeau Series:
Book 1: Forever Charmed
Book 2: Charmed Again
Book 3: Third Times a Charm (coming September 24, 2013.)

Larue Donavan Series:
Book 1: Me and My Ghoulfriends
Book 2: Ghouls Night Out
Book 3: The Ghoul Next Door

Rylie Cruz Series:
Book 1: How to Date a Werewolf
Book 2: How to Date a Vampire
Book 3: How to Date a Demon

Mystic Cafe Series:
Book 1: No Shoes, No Shirt, No Spells
Book 2: Pies and Potions

Veronica Mason Series:
Book 1: Rock ‘n’ Roll is Undead

Trash to Treasure Crafting Mystery Series:
Book 1: Murder at Honeysuckle Hotel

Haunted Renovation Mystery Series:
Book 1: Flip That Haunted House
Book 2: The Haunted Fixer-Upper

Follow Rose on Twitter at twitter.com/rosepressey
Join Rose on Facebook at facebook.com/rosepressey



Steele My Heart (Bridge to Abingdon Book 1)

by Tatum West

I swore I’d never set foot in this town again. But Abingdon needs me. And Kendall Vincent is giving me a damn good reason to stay.

Gil:

I was tired of working the police beat in Northern Cali. Exhaustedâ??my whole body was yearning for a place I hadn’t been in years, my old home. When my mama died, I knew I had to come back, and a pay bump and new job as police chief sealed the deal.

I got away from heartbreak. From being so tired. From the constant, never-ending world of crime I’d come to know.
In Abingdon, I can relax, see all my old friends from Jackson Academy. Maybe I can even change this place a little, make it better for all the kids like me. The ones who were different, who always needed a place a little bigger and broader than a small mountain town could provide.
I always promised myself I wouldn’t come back.
But Kendall Vincentâ??he might just get me to stay for good. When I’m in his arms, I feel complete, whole again, like a man reborn to the world.

Everything seems perfect, right up until the moment that it’s not.
When two gay kids get hurt bad by a gang of thugs, I realize that Abingdon needs me far more than I thought.
And I’m here to protect the townâ??and the manâ??that I’m growing to love.

Kendall:
I’ve survived everything this world has tossed my wayâ??ignorant parents, falling for men who want to play straight, and running a food truck in a town that likes its men butch and its hot dogs bland as all hell.
I even got through chemo and three bone marrow transplants when I was a kid.
But nothing prepared me for meeting Gilman Steele.
Six feet of pure muscle with eyes that shine like gold and a smile I’d like to see every morning for the rest of my life.
I know I’m crazy, but I swear to God almighty that I fell in love with that man of Steele from the moment I laid eyes on him.

There’s a secret I know that could change my relationship with Gil, a lie I’ve been hiding for over a year.
It could threaten Gil’s life here, everything he’s worked for. But justice is justice, and I believe in the Abingdon that Gil wants to create.
When the drama gets worse than I ever imagined, I realize that Gil’s not the only one in danger.
I’m toppling off a bridge and getting sucked down into the murky water of Holston Lake when I know for sureâ??this isn’t the day I die.
I didn’t survive everything I’ve been through just to die at the hands of an evil man with a secret far darker than my own.
I’ll make my way back to Gil. He’s mine, and I plan to let him know it.
This town might not be ready for us, but I am. And I plan to let the world know it.

Steele My Heart is the first book in the Bridge to Abingdon series. Each book focuses on one amazing couple, and each can be read as a total standalone. There’s lots of steam, a heaping dose of mystery, a dash of insta-love, and a happy ending that’s guaranteed to make your heart melt. There are a few chilling scenes and some ignorant jerks who meet justice in every sense of the word. Gil Steele and Kendall Vincent are the future of Abingdon, and the men who set up the story for the rest of our lovers. Enjoy!



The Last Deception: A Leine Basso Thriller

by D.V. Berkom

Ready to stay up all night? Everybody’s favorite assassin is back with a vengeance in this high-octane, can’t-put-it-down espionage thriller.

Espionage. Deception. A nation on the brink of warâ?¦

Just when former assassin Leine Basso thinks she’s free from the business of death, a desperate call from a friend drags her back into the dark world of espionage, where she discovers a cagey adversary committed to destroying the United States. Will she stop him before the last deception?

“Sucks you in on page one and doesn’t set you free until the end. Another sure-fire winner in a spectacular series.” ~Tim Tigner, International Bestselling Author of the Kyle Achilles series

“D.V. Berkom has created one kick-ass heroine in Leine Basso–a woman who can do it all in the dog-kill-dog world of international espionage.” ~ J. Carson Black, New York Times Bestselling Author

“Warning: once started, The Last Deception is difficult to put down…[T]he globe-trotting Leine uncovers acts of international espionage that lead her on a desperate hunt for an elusive spy that could bring down the world.” D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review



Single Dad Billionaire

by B. B. Hamel

I can’t wait to give Everly my big, thick surprise.
When I find a baby abandoned at my door, I’ll step up and be a man.
But I don’t know how to be a father. So I offer Everly a deal.
While I’m at work, she’ll play mommy for cash.
It’s simpleâ?¦ right up â??til she’s begging for me to give her a baby of her own.

I need a fake wife, and fast.

If my top client finds out I have an illegitimate kid, he’ll walk. And I hate losing.

So I’ll give Everly anything to marry me until I lock down this deal.

I know she can handle it. Actually, I want to see exactly how much she can take.

But I can’t get distracted. It’s all fake. She’ll take care of the baby while I dominate this negotiation.

Except I’d rather dominate her. Every time I’m around Everly, I can’t stop staring at those thick hips and f**kable lips.

Now my client’s son wants a piece of the action. He thinks he can take me on. He says he can prove Everly isn’t my baby’s mother. He wants to destroy everything.

But that sh*t won’t stand.

A man needs a wife to help raise his children. And I need Everly to satisfy my darkest, dirtiest desires.

She thinks it’s just business. But I’ll take care of this a**hole first. And then I’ll keep her spent and happy for real.

Single Dad Billionaire is a hot single father romance with steamy scenes and bad language. It’s only recommended for readers 18+.

Single Dad Billionaire is a STANDALONE, full-length novel. No cliffhanger. Guaranteed HEA.



Wounded Hearts: A Second-Chance Romance (Wounded Hearts Duet Book 1)

by Julia Sykes

I don’t like to think of myself as broken, and maybe I’m not. Maybe I’m justâ?¦hollowed out. A shell of who I used to be, thanks to my abusive ex.

It’s hard being a romance author when you no longer believe in love.

Then one lonely night, I meet him: the mysterious military man whose scars go deeper than his skin. He’s gorgeous and enigmatic, and the pain in his eyes calls to my own. For a few blissful hours, we hold each other. He makes me feel that I’m worthy of something more than solitude and secret anguish.

When he shows up in my life months later, I know it can’t be coincidence. The connection between us tugs at my soul, and I can’t resist his allure.

I thought I no longer believed in soul mates, but this damaged man could be my happily-ever-after.



Drakán: El rey de los dragones muertos (Spanish Edition)

by Roma Damned

Tras perder la guerra, Rhada, el último Drakán de la tribu de los dragones, fue tomado como botín y arrastrado bajo cadenas a los perfumados aposentos del caprichoso heredero del reino de Rosalles; Nethery Devhankur. Un enmascarado príncipe que olía como flores silvestres y fruta madura, que miraba como un halcón lastimado y se movía como una serpiente hambrienta.Y en un reino corrompido por la codicia y la sed de poder, donde la subordinación era el peor de los crímenes y el acero su castigo, un reino donde los que ostentaban el trono cubrían sus rostros con máscaras y sus intenciones con seda y oro, el Drakán juró que pintaría los suelos de pulcra gravilla con la sangre de quienes le habían arrebatado sus tierras, su pueblo, su vida.

Un beso ensangrentado con Nethery, la simiente del reino de Rosalles, selló su promesa.



Trying To Live With The Dead (The Veil Diaries Book 1)

by B.L. Brunnemer

Hi, I’m Alexis Delaney. I’m your average 17-year-old girl. Except I can see the dead. And talk to the dead. And push them away and, well, help them move on. So..okay, I’m not your average 17-year-old girl. For years I’ve been struggling to survive the souls still roaming around. The shitheads always seem to find me. Moving from town to town every few months never helped either. More dead just always find me. But things are changing for me now. I’m moving in with my uncle Rory and cousin Tara. I’m finally going to be able to do normal teenage stuff I’ve been missing out on. Right?

Well, if this one bitch of a ghost could leave me alone on campus that would be great. Especially since I haven’t told my new friends about my abilities. Can you believe this? Five good looking guys practically adopt me on my first day of school, and I still think they’re a bit nuts for it. Now if I can only just keep my life with the dead from mixing with my normal life, everything would be great. Yeah…I don’t see that happening either. But I’m going to give it a shot. Who knows? It might work.

For a print copy visit: https://www.createspace.com/7150962



A Girl Named Blue: The Adventure Begins (The Adventures of Blue Faust Book 1)

by Cecilia Randell

An ordinary girl, thrown into extraordinary – and deadly – new worlds…

After the death of her father, Blue Faust is struggling. When she and her mother move to a new city yet again, Blue is determined to begin living her life once more. She even makes a list.

Everything starts to come together. Then, while out hiking with new friends, the ground shakes and the air changes, and they find themselves in a strange new world.

And that’s just the beginning. Blue discovers a conspiracy of planets, and whole new universes. Suddenly, she is dealing with kidnappers and barbarians, grumpy beast-mounts and advanced technology, all while trying to find a way home.

Along the way, she’ll encounter hooligans, mercenaries and clansmen, not to mention a whole slew of those pesky buried family secretsâ?¦ But she’ll also find something within herself that craves this life, and she’ll find the beginnings of a love that will defy universes.

*** Please note that this is the first book in a slow burn reverse harem series, there are no sexy times till a few books down***
**Also, there is violence and some swearing, so, yeah.**



Just One Touch (Oh Tequila Series Book 3)

by C.A. Harms

I should have known this would happen…

Nothing about my fraternity was ever simple. Parties, tequila – tons of tequila – and wild souvenirs from our kind of crazy.

Never, and I do mean never, did I expect my brother’s girl to target me in a midnight prank. A prank that backfired and left me squealing in pain.

Have you ever seen those shows, the ones that say the “dirty deed” sent you to the ER? Well, I went to the ER, and yes, my manhood was involved. Let me just say I gained absolutely no pleasure from it. Unless, of course, you consider that sweet nurse who treated me.

The problem? She hated meâ?¦and I had no idea why, but I wasn’t willing to let her walk away until I figured it out.

Emelie was feisty, and I’d never felt the type of excitement I did after spending only five seconds in her line of fire. I was gonna enjoy this…way more than I should, and I knew it.

She saw, she conquered, and I was defeated.
All it took was just one touch, and oh, what a ride it was.



Smoky Mountain Dreams

by Leta Blake

Sometimes holding on means letting go

After giving up on his career as a country singer in Nashville, Christopher Ryder is happy enough performing at the Smoky Mountain Dreams theme park in Tennessee. But while his beloved Gran loves him the way he is, Christopher feels painfully invisible to everyone else. Even when he’s center stage he aches for someone to see the real him.

Bisexual Jesse Birch has no room in his life for dating. Raising two kids and fighting with family after a tragic accident took his children’s mother, he doesn’t want more than an occasional hook-up. He sure as hell doesn’t want to fall hard for his favorite local singer, but when Christopher walks into his jewelry studio, Jesse hears a new song in his heart.



Skull Creek Stakeout (The Caden Chronicles Book 2)

by Eddie Jones

The good news is, vampires aren’t real. The bad news is…you can’t believe the news.

Nick Caden is a normal teen with a “supernatural” knack for finding trouble, ghosts, vampires, and all sorts of undead — or so it seems. After solving the ghost story murder at Deadwood Canyon, Nick lands a job as a roving reporter for The Cool Ghoul Gazette, a website on paranormal or supernatural disturbances. When the editor sends Nick to investigate a murder in Transylvania, North Carolina, the young super sleuth finds a corpse with fangs, bite marks and a stake driven through the heart. If Nick proves vampires are real, his job as an investigative journalist is set for life! But once he begins to peel back the clues surrounding the murder Nick finds his new job is not only dangerous but could suck the life out of him.

The Caden Chronicles: award-winning fiction for boys. Readers Are Leaders – Buy a Boy a Book!

“This series has the same longevity and wholesome quality as The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew but the author writes for today’s youth.” ~ Amazon review

“I enjoyed reading this fun suspense adventure. Great book for middle school and teen boys and girls will enjoy it, too!” ~ Amazon review

“Overall the book was pretty good and I would think it would be for ages nine and up.” ~ Amazon review

“I was guessing until the end of the book. I did not know who it was. I think young adults will enjoy this book.” ~ Amazon review

If you are a mom of boys in search of books for boys or boy chapter books, grab the FREE Kindle copy of Skull Creek Stakeout this week. The author writes for boys because educators have noted that girls consistently outperform boys in reading skills. Research bears this out. Studies reveal that the literacy gap between male and female students is both longstanding and worldwide. Since the author is male and has two sons, he writes for boys. But girls also seem to like the Caden Chronicles series.



Three Times the Fun: A Reverse Harem Thanksgiving Love Story

by Blythe Reid

Morrigan has been divorced for a year after leaving her cheating husband. She’s done with men. Period. But sex? No damn way. When she goes home for thanksgiving, she checks out a local club the first night she meets a hot young stud, the second night she meets another handsome guy, and another.
She finds out the three guys are friends, and they want her to choose between them, but she can’t.
She wants all of them. Separately. Together. All the above.
Life is short and being with someone new is so reviving, so good.
Especially when it’s three times the fun.



In The Shoes of an Investigator: The True Life Adventures of a Private Eye

by Eldon O’Brien

Welcome to the world of a real life private investigator. In a career that spanned the 1950’s through the 2010’s, Eldon O’Brien was an insurance adjuster-turned personal injury investigator. He has come face-to-face with cheating husbands, cold-blooded killers, greedy gamblers and modern-day vigilantes. His tenacity and distrust of those with the means and desire to abuse their power never wanted as he succeeded in unlocking seemingly hopeless case after case.

Now, more than 60 years later O’Brien shares his adventures with you and invites you to travel with him from Chicago to San Jose, San Francisco and Eureka, south to Los Angeles and Claremont, into Las Vegas, and all the way over to London, England and Pago Pago, Samoa. From the glamorous to the gritty, O’Brien’s career as an investigator is a classic example of life imitating art.

This book will help the aspiring investigator, the lawyer who relies on such an invaluable resource, the insurance agent who must question the value of a life, and anyone who wants proof that the doors impossibility can be openedâ?¦if you have the right “Key.”



A Serrated Edge: A Brief Defense of Biblical Satire and Trinitarian Skylarking

by Douglas Wilson

Satire is a kind of preaching.

Satire pervades Scripture.

Satire treats the foibles of sinners with a less than perfect tenderness.

But if a Christian employs satire today, he is almost immediately called to account for his “unbiblical” behavior. Yet Scripture shows that the central point of some religious controversies is to give offense. When Christ was confronted with ecclesiastical obstinacy and other forms of arrogance, he showed us a godly pattern for giving offense.

In every controversy godliness and wisdom (or the lack of them) are to be determined by careful appeal to the Scriptures and not the fact of people having taken offense. Perhaps they ought to have taken offense, and perhaps someone ought to have endeavored to give it.



Valerie â?? Trapped: A gripping fast-paced crime thriller (Valerie Dawson Novella Series Book 1)

by Megan Daymond

Forced to pay a debt with deadly consequences …

Valerie Dawson is forced into a life of crime when her wayward sister and two unknown men turn up at her Sydney apartment, demanding that she pay off her sister’s debt. She complies, believing that if she does what they want, then they will leave her and her family alone.

But when the people closest to her are killed, she discovers that there is no way out – she is trapped, caught in a web of corruption, where even the police cannot be trusted. She decides to fight for her freedom and finds an unexpected ally, but soon realises there is much more at stake and that her next move could be deadly.

A gripping fast-paced crime thriller!

Part 1, Valerie Dawson Novella Series
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Valerie: Isolated (Part 2, Valerie Dawson Novella Series)
Coming Soon – Available for Pre-order

*Includes a sample of the Gripping Australian Crime Thriller JUST PLAY ALONG (Book 1, Andy Knight Series)
PLEASE NOTE: Each book in the Valerie Dawson Novella Series is a ‘serial short read’ compared to the full-length standalone novels in the Andy Knight Series.

About the Valerie Dawson Series
Whilst the Valerie Dawson Series can be read on its own, it was originally written as a novella side-series to compliment the full-length novels in the Andy Knight Series. Reading these series together will provide a richer reading experience as the characters’ stories are intertwined throughout both series.
Each part of the Valerie Dawson Series is time sensitive and has a recommended reading order to avoid spoilers, although if preferred you can read each series separately.

Either JUST PLAY ALONG (Book 1, Andy Knight Series), or VALERIE: TRAPPED (Part 1, Valerie Dawson Novella Series) can be read first. Then to avoid any spoilers the following reading order is recommended:
1. Valerie: Trapped (Part 1, Valerie Dawson Novella Series)
2. Just Play Along (Book 1, Andy Knight Series)
3. Valerie: Isolated (Part 2, Valerie Dawson Novella Series) – pre-orders now available 
4. Bones of Deception (Book 2, Andy Knight Series) – pre-orders available soon



Tristan’s Lyceum Wolves (Immortals of New Orleans Book 3)

by Kym Grosso

An erotic paranormal romanceâ?¦

Charismatic and powerful Lyceum Wolves’ Alpha, Tristan Livingston, is out for revenge after a devastating attack on his pack. Not only did he survive a building collapse, he orchestrated the rebuild of his chic, state-of-the-art nightclub within a week. Determined to mete out justice, he rescues a beautiful witness who may be the key to helping him find the perpetrators.

Dr. Kalli Williams, dedicated veterinarian, is hiding a secret that endangers not only her own life but the lives of wolves across the country. After being tortured by a savage vampire, she’s reluctantly agrees to help the sexy Alpha in his quest to identify suspects; ones who’d kill her on the spot if they knew she existed. As Kalli places herself in the hands of the dominant wolf, she soon finds she wants nothing more than to submit.

Tristan, committed to ruling his pack as a lone wolf, is inexplicably drawn to the mysterious and enticing woman, who seems more than human, but not quite supernatural. As he discovers her secret, he teaches her the meaning of trust, helping her learn how to be true to her nature. After living a lifetime alone, will he succumb to the visceral need to claim her, acknowledging the soul binding connection between an Alpha and his mate? And will he prevail against the menacing enemy who threatens to destroy Lyceum Wolves?



Forbidden Royal (Princes of Avce Book 3)

by Victoria Pinder

The little sister of an ex-girlfriend is supposed to be off limits, even for a royal prince. However when the matchmaker proclaims Amy is his match, Lucio Aussa goes and discovers for himself the girl he completely overlooked.

Political consultant Amy Fields only experienced jealousy once in her life, and that’s the way she’d like to keep it. Watching her older sister carry-on with the boy she absolutely adored in high school enough to make her never want to feel second-best again.

Now, successful in her own right. She’s making strides in her career and meeting interesting people, but one client takes a keen interest in her life – so much so, he’s determined to ensure she never finds a happy ending with the boy she loved long ago.

Prince Lucio Aussa can have any woman he wants, but he’s grown tired of superficial relationships. When his brother convinces him that he can find the perfect bride online, Lucio reluctantly agrees to go along with the plan. The search dredges up old feelings about Amy’s older sister, and prompts him to want to rekindle their broken relationship. But when the internet search points to Amy as his perfect mate, that changes everything. Now, he must reconcile the feelings he had for her sister with the realization that Amy is far more interesting than she ever was. To make matters worse, as his feelings for her grow, an enemy emerges threatening to ruin any hope of love for either of them.

Can the overcome their preconceived notions about each other and find common ground together or will yet another obstacle stand in their way?

Fans of Melody Anne, and Nora Roberts will adore this friends to lovers romance. One Click to get your copy now!



The Case of Section 950, Seat E-14: A Sam Cloudstone Novella (Sam Cloudstone Chronicles Book 1)

by Jimmy Martin

Sam Cloudstone is a modern day hero, one that would prefer to live by his wits instead of his brawn. But like any hero, Sam’s not afraid to get physical when he has to!

He is a full blooded Comanche living in today’s world. He tried to follow his father’s footsteps becoming an oilfield engineer, but couldn’t handle the confined spaces of a modern office job, or the soul destroying stress of corporate life.

Leaving that world, he became a free spirit, surviving as an author, a songwriter, a photographer, a bartender and a bounty hunter. One day he accidentally crosses paths with Melissa Steinhardt, a beautiful and impetuous “Damsel in Distress”, and his life changes forever!

Attempting to help her involves him in a 70 year old mystery that pits the two of them against the FBI, the CIA, and a billionaire drug lord. They end up in a chase across Texas, each new destination dictated by solving the riddle preceding it. Their final stop ends in a showdown between all of the parties involved, at the “Enchanted Rock” in the middle of the historic Comanche territory in the Central Texas Hills.

The first clue is inside the cushion of Seat E-14, Section 950 of the now obsolete and disused Astrodome, Houston’s former Pride and Joy…



Genesis (Dark Desires Book 1)

by Kourtney King

The one night that changed everything.

Valerie is tired of thinking about her ex. 

She’s back in school and back in The Mother City, but she can’t get him out of her head.
She can’t stop thinking about his betrayal. 

On the advice of those who know better, she embarks on her first one night stand.

As they say, the best way to get over someone is to get under someone else…

When Vladimir orders a drink, he doesn’t expect to find such alluring company.

Fortunately for them both, she’s only looking for a good time.

Deep in the weapons trade, he’s learned to grab opportunity by the throat.

When they meet again, however, Valerie’s curiosity gets the better of her. What was supposed to be a simple hook-up temptingly turns complicated.

Genesis is the first book in the Dark Desires Trilogy. Complete series now available in KU! Vladimir and Valerie’s story continues in Deliverance and Redemption.



Early Birds: Christian Comedy is on the road in this fun-filled RV adventure

by Janetta Fudge-Messmer

Betsy Stevenson is praying fervently for a change. But when a big part of her prayer is answered she asks the Lord, “Is this really You? An RV, of all things.”

According to Ben (her hubby and a workaholic), he thinks retiring at 60, buying an RV and traveling is a grand idea. He says, “I’ve been talking to Matilda (their pooch) and the Lord and I feel it’s a go.

After much more prayer and preparation Betsy agrees and they begin the journey to downsize into a 38 foot 5th wheel. Then their RV adventure begins. Their best friends Rose and Larry Wilford tag along and the four get On the Road Again.

Yes, Willie Nelson joins them – if only in song – on the highways and byways of this great country called the U.S.A. While on the road the foursome encounter a near miss with a lamp post, a not-too-happy proprietor at an RV Park, and a 1000 year flood that hits Colorado.

Can the four of them survive their travels together and learn to live, laugh and love more and grump less? Or is the Lord taking them on this path to learn more about themselves than they ever wanted to know? And in the end, do they find it is better to give than receive?

Follow along with the Early Birds on their adventures and I’m sure you’ll want to join up with them ASAP. All you need is a sense of humor, willingness to change, And, of course, a recreational vehicle. Any size will do.



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