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House of Blades (The Traveler’s Gate Trilogy Book 1)

By Will Wight

Simon can only watch, helpless, as his family is killed and his friends captured by enemy Travelers—men and women who can summon mystical powers from otherworldly Territories. To top it off, another young man from Simon’s village discovers that he’s a savior prophesied to destroy evil and save the realm. Prophecy has nothing to say about Simon. He has no special powers, no magical weapons, and no guarantee that he’ll survive. But he sets off anyway, alone, to gain the power he needs to oppose the Travelers and topple their ruthless Overlord. It may not be his destiny, but Simon’s determined to rescue his fellow villagers from certain death. Because who cares about prophecy, really?

Fantasy and Science-fiction

Angels & Vixens

By Kim Petersen

Her love has no limits. His vengeance knows no bounds. With her brother Ace dangerously lurking in her dreams, Millie finds herself captive in a delicately woven love-triangle between past desires and her faithful fiance. When she finally decides to follow the path which beckons her heart, Ace and his black witch lover sweep into town; leaving a poisonous trail of death and vengeance in their wake. Millie’s life blackens as her brother’s vendetta becomes her reality and she is drawn into a savage game where the stakes are higher than she could have ever imagined. Can she save her brother from the evil that clutches his heart before he is lost to her forever? And will the men in her life learn to accept her truths?

Fantasy and Science-fiction

The Keepers (Connor Chronicles Book 1)

By Dormaine G.

Connor’s life takes a U-turn when she discovers her incredible abilities, and a whole new world opens up around her. Thrilled by her newfound powers, she soon realizes that being special often means being singled out – and not always by those with good intentions. With a group of friends who share similar abilities, Connor sets on a path of discovery and adventure, as they try to find out more about their true self and origin. They also learn of Ronin: young, smart and out for revenge against them, for reasons unknown.

Teen and Young Adult

Master Class

By Linnea May

College dropout; self-made billionaire. That’s me. And now they want me to teach a bunch of graduate students the secret of my success? Oh, I’ll teach them a lesson alright. One of them may require a little extra attention. Lana Harlington, the good girl. Diligent, beautiful, and obedient. But that arrogance needs to be spanked out of her…

Romance

Can You Keep a Secret?

By Sophie Kinsella

With the same wicked humor, buoyant charm, and optimism that have made her Shopaholic novels beloved international bestsellers, Sophie Kinsella delivers a hilarious new novel and an unforgettable new character. Meet Emma Corrigan, a young woman with a huge heart, an irrepressible spirit, and a few little secrets:

Fiction

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A Killer’s Role

By Nick Keller

Two unlikely partners, one being the son of a death-row killer, the other a hardboiled L.A. detective with a violent past, are thrown together to hunt down a psycho who likes to view L.A. through a sniper scope. But first, they’ll have to face their own demons to find common ground, in a race against time that could bring the city to its knees.

Mysteries & Thrillers

Being a Project Manager: Planning the Project

By Hamutal Weisz, Daniel Zitter

Learn the key foundations for effectively managing any project—planning, control, and communication—rather than a specific methodology. Use your “Project Compass” to answer questions central to planning, decision-making, and approval processes.

Non-fiction, Success & Motivation

The Art of Lust

By Kayla C. Oliver

Missy is sassy, self-sufficient, and hates to play games. Mason is a playboy billionaire with a real knack for angering his exes. Will one hot, steamy yoga instruction leave them wanting more or will they run for the hills?

Romance

Gravediggers

By Jim Carr

A delegation from the Richmond Hill Chinese Community Association meet detective, Denny (Dipper) DeGrace, a sometime actor, with a weakness for coffee and Cognac. They want him to find a way to stop the grave openings of their loved ones. What DeGrace didn’t bargain for was the murder of a Chinese fruit vendor and repeated attempts on the life of a celebrated Chinese violinist on a tour of Canada. For DeGrace, it was a lot like pealing back an onion of hidden agendas, secrecy and being deliberately misled before he finds all the answers.

Mysteries & Thrillers

Lean Against the Wind

By Reynold Jay

Raymond Lancaster, (an unknowing angel) is “called” to work as a Special ed. teacher in Springfield, Michigan in 1994. He begins his work in a forgotten dilapidated schoolhouse in Springfield where he finds success with the impaired students and staff. Mr. Harrelson and aging and ill principal, is an inspiration to Lancaster, and his associates, Mills, and Rossiter. Mr. Harrelson is the victim of a scam that robs the estates of senior citizens and passes away penniless. You’ll meet wonderful special education characters that will warm your heart, Big Jim, Tiny Tim, Ben, Arch’, and a host of others before it is all said and done. Most of all, you will be on the inside track and discover what it was like to be a special ed. teacher during the turbulent 90’s. This is Book 2 in the Seeds From Heaven series.

Fiction

Death at a Fixer-Upper: A Home Sweet Home Mystery

By Sarah T. Hobart

In Sarah T. Hobart’s wickedly funny and fast-paced Home Sweet Home mystery series, small-town real estate agent Sam Turner discovers it’s bad for business when her clients keep dropping dead. Newly armed with her real estate license, Sam Turner loves Arlinda, her quirky seaside hometown in Northern California. But life by the beach isn’t exactly a breeze: She and her teenage son, Max, are being evicted from their apartment, her long absent ex-husband unexpectedly resurfaces, and her possibly romantic relationship with sexy Chief of Police Bernie Aguilar is, well… complicated. All Sam wants is a quick and easy sale. What she gets instead is a killer headache—or three. Sam’s trying to drum up interest in 13 Aster Lane, a rambling Victorian fixer-upper that’s more than a little neglected—and possibly haunted—so when a trio of offers arrive out of the blue, she can’t help thinking it’s too good to be true. But after a new client drops dead on the property, she fears she’s lost more than a commission. Before Sam’s out of house and home, she must unmask a killer targeting her clients, or the only property she’ll be moving will be plots—at the local cemetery.

Mysteries & Thrillers

Creativity: Creative Thinking To Improve Memory, Increase Success and Live A Healthy Life

By James Seals

With Creativity: To Improve Memory, Increase Success and Live a Healthy Life, you’ll learn how to use creativity to improve your life. You’ll discover how unlocking your creativity can help improve your memory, health, and success. Through a series of fun exercises, you’ll start actively being creative in your everyday life. Don’t be afraid to fail. Be a trailblazer! Download NOW to start your journey to the creative expansion you’ve been looking for. Change your life now and forever!

Success & Motivation

House of Royals

By Keary Taylor

Every town has its history and skeletons, but Silent Bend, Mississippi’s are darker than most. Ruled from the shadows by the House—the immortal Born and their aging, enslaved Bitten—everyone knows not to go out after dark and that the police will never look into crimes involving blood. Alivia Ryan didn’t know the man who claims to be her father through a will even existed until she inherits the Conrath plantation. Instead of the sleepy house she expects, she finds a mansion and a staff who look at her with fear in their eyes. Ian Ward tried to kill Alivia the first time they met, and then insisted he train her to defend herself against the House, who he claims will try to manipulate and take her in for their own political reasons. And the growing attraction between them will threaten their lives—Ian is a sworn enemy of the House. In Silent Bend, people disappear, the threat of a demented King and the legend of his resurrecting Queen hang over everyone’s heads, and proving loyalty means far more than blood. You’d better watch who you trust in this town

Romance

Possible Origins: A Cultural History of Chinese Martial Arts, Theater and Religion

By Scott Park Phillips

A New Book by Scott Park Phillips will be the first cultural history of Chinese martial arts. Every day, millions of people practice Chinese martial arts. Most of them would love to read a history that not only incorporates all the latest research, but also uses easily accessible language to connect history to the art they practice. Everyone wants to know where their martial art came from and how it was created—the real story. Possible Origins provokes and answers questions like: What is a sworn brotherhood? How do talismans work? Why does Taijiquan have so much mime in it? Why does Baguazhang look like a guy riding around on roller skates? Was the Shaolin Monastery a theater school? Up until now, histories of Chinese martial arts have been ignoring Chinese culture. Possible Origins: A Cultural History of Chinese Martial Arts,Theater, and Religion shows how the practice of martial arts has preserved religious and theatrical traditions hidden inside of martial skills. With 40 images and a straightforward account of the various historical and cultural factors involved, it is easily accessible to the non-specialist.

Non-fiction

The Disappearance of Katie Wren

By Amy Cross

A girl goes missing in the heart of London. A mutilated body is pulled from the Thames. A mysterious house hides dark secrets, protected by the greatest power in the land. When her daughter Katie vanishes just a few days after arriving in London, Winifred Wren immediately heads to the city. Frantic with worry, she quickly finds herself stonewalled. Katie’s apartment appears to have been ransacked, with strange symbols daubed all over the walls, but the police refuse to help. And then Winifred meets Annabelle Churchill, a down-on-her-luck journalist who claims to know the truth. Soon, Winifred learns about the horrors that lurk behind some of London’s doors. A mysterious house is said to hide an ancient society, and it quickly becomes apparent that Katie has been drawn into the clutches of a cult. Dark forces are gathering, and an ancient evil is about to be invoked. Meanwhile, the crows and ravens of the city are gathering, preparing for a day that was prophesied two thousand years ago. The Disappearance of Katie Wren is a horror novel about one woman’s search for her daughter, and about the secrets that lurk in one of the world’s largest cities.

Horror

The Unfading Lands

By Katharine E. Hamilton

A selfish betrayal. Goodness long forgotten. A land with terrifying power. Something sinister is at work in the Land of Unfading Beauty, a land that promises eternal youth and splendor. Something evil. Under the façade of charismatic leader, Lancer, an enemy stalks–taking life and power in the most devious of ways. Prince Edward, the heir to the Northern Kingdom, abandons his family in pursuit of a beautiful woman by venturing into the Land of Unfading Beauty, never to return home. Has Prince Edward been swept away by love, or was it part of a strategic plan? Lancer has high ambitions of destroying the Northern Kingdom and will stop at nothing to acquire its power and strength. A desperate attempt to save the Realm forces Edward’s father, King Granton, to call upon the rulers from neighboring kingdoms for help. As the kings and their children unite, relationships are strengthened and loyalties tested, and Edward’s younger sister, Elizabeth, rises as a force to be reckoned with. Headstrong, yet pure of heart, this young princess breaks the barriers of her role in order to fight for the safety of her Kingdom. Fierce battles emerge between good and evil and unexpected heroes arise. But it will take courage, unity, and strength to overcome the temptation of darkness.

Fantasy and Science-fiction

Hot Chili Cookbook: 25 Chili Recipes for Everyday

By James Miller

Chili is one of the most delightful and favorite recipes in the USA. It has not just savory taste but also the long history. A lot of states struggled to make the recipe of the chili as a national recipe. It is possible that the first chili was cooked by American Cowboys in 1850. The first chili was made from the dried meat, fat, salt, and pepper that were formed in the briquettes. After this, the prepared briquettes put in the boiling water. The cooking of this mass gives thick and aromatic chowder, that then was called “chili”. The basic recipe of the chili consists of meat and hot pepper. All other ingredients depend on the country and region of cooking. Nevertheless, the beans became a traditional component for almost all recipe of chili.

Cooking & Health

The Last Revolution: 1688 and the Creation of the Modern World

By Patrick Dillon

The last successful invasion of England; mobs burning Catholic chapels; one King driven from his palace by night while another rode in at the head of a foreign army – the events of winter 1688 were among the most dramatic in our history. The settlement which followed would place England decisively on the path to freedom, toleration, parliamentary democracy – and empire. Few moments have done so much to shape this country as the ‘Glorious Revolution’. But 1688 would change England in other ways as well. This was the time of Isaac Newton’s scientific breakthroughs and John Locke’s philosophy. The 1690s would see free market ideas emerge, the first stockmarket boom and bust, the end of press censorship and the arrival of religious toleration. Newspapers opened. London became a mecca for leisure and conspicuous consumption. In decisive ways, the modern world was formed in these turbulent years.

Biographies & History