The Trial of Dr. Kate - Kindle ebook by Michael Glasscock

http://www.amazon.com/The-Trial-Kate-Michael-Glasscock-ebook/dp/B00FP2WP3S

Book Two of the Round Rock Series

A doctor who can’t remember her crime.
A reporter fighting for the story of her life.
Two women at a crossroads in a town that never forgets.

In the summer of 1952, Lillian Johnson was found dead in her home, slumped in the wheelchair that had become her cage due to multiple sclerosis. An overdose of barbiturate had triggered a heart attack, but the scene was not quite right. It looked as though someone other than Lillian herself had injected the fatal dose.

Dr. Kate Marlow, Lillian’s physician and best friend, now sits in the Round Rock city jail. The only country doctor for miles, Kate cannot remember her whereabouts at the time of Lillian’s death⎯and the small Tennessee town buzzes with judgment.

As Dr. Kate’s trial approaches, another woman is determined to uncover the truth about the night of Lillian’s death. Memphis reporter Shenandoah Coleman grew up in Round Rock on the wrong side of the tracks, but unlike the rest of her unsavory clan, escaped her destiny. Now, back in the town she grew up in, she’ll have to turn every stone to keep Kate from a guilty verdict.

The Trial of Dr. Kate is the second novel in a four-part series from Michael E. Glasscock III that explores the intricate social cloth of Round Rock, Tennessee. Though each story stands alone, readers who enjoyed Glasscock’s first Round Rock tale, Little Joe, will delight in the cameo appearances in this one.

Little Joe - Kindle ebook by Michael Glasscock



A boy who has lost everything learns that love and friendship can bloom in the most unlikely of places.

When Little Joe Stout survives the car accident that took his parents' lives, he is sent to live with his maternal grandparents in the small town of Round Rock, Tennessee. Orphaned and missing his Texas home, Little Joe is reluctant to adapt. But his grandparents, especially his grandmother, are up to the challenge of raising him despite their own struggles. Soon, childhood friendships are forged in the oddball duo of Sugar and Bobby, and--with the help of a new canine companion--Little Joe begins to see that his new home offers the comfort and love he thought was lost forever.
Set against the drama of World War II and the first sparks of the civil rights movement, Little Joe's new home is a microcosm of America in the 1940s. A frightening incident with a Chinese motorist traveling on the wrong side of town, the migration of troops across the countryside, and a frank discussion of Jim Crow laws are just a few of the local events mirroring the radio broadcasts that bring the news of the day into his grandmother s kitchen.
Little Joe begins a four-part series from Michael E. Glasscock III that explores the intricate social cloth of Round Rock, Tennessee.

Second Chance Sister - kindle ebook by Billy McCoy


Second Chance Sister is a novel about the unconditional love between mother and daughter! It took me about three months to write Second Chance Sister and it was exciting, a few of the characters took a lot of time to develop. The story begins when Ashley refuses to marry promising Neal and instead runs off with heartthrob Brandon. Their relationship quickly ends and Ashley is forced to return back home with a child and to the unconditional love of her mother, despite her mother's initial warnings about Brandon.


The second story is called Online Dating a memoir, it is the story of lonely Peyton and his quest to find a date using an online dating service. His first date goes badly because of some uninvited church Hens, the rest is all downhill from there. Finally Peyton learns that it is him, and not the women he meets that is the chief source of his problems. Both stories can be read in a evening or so.

Living Again - a kindle ebook by LL Collins

http://www.amazon.com/Living-Again-LL-Collins-ebook/dp/B00FLGRNYE
What if the life that you knew, that you loved, ended without warning? How would you move on? Would you be able to? What if you were a young wife, about to be a mother?

Kayley Carson found herself having to figure out how life can go on after her husband was killed in a tragic car accident when she was 7 months pregnant. She thought she was in the perfect place in life-- a great job, a wonderful husband, and the a new bundle of joy on the way, until the day that one phone call changed everything about her life.

Now having to face being a single parent without the love of her life, she builds a wall around her heart, knowing that it can't be possible  for her to go on without him. She focuses only on their child, sadness that her child will never know their loving father ruling her. She's only a shell of herself, but she can't figure out how to be her again.

When she meets someone that she feels a connection to, she pushes the thought away. She has convinced herself that she can never love that like that again. But, he's relentless, and she feels more than she's willing to admit. When her child is instrumental in bridging the gap for her, will she realize that she does need to live again, and that her husband would want her to?

This is a contemporary romance story about love, family, and moving on after horrible heartbreak. It has sexual content and language, and is intended for readers 18+. It has also been recommended that the reader has a box of tissues nearby, and sometimes, paper towels.

Dream Point - Kindle ebook by Steve Atkins


Dr. Thomas Stephens is a hand surgeon who lives in Eastern North Carolina. He suffers from a hand condition called Dupuytren's Contracture. He is not alone... President Ronald Reagan had it; Britain's Margaret Thatcher had it. Tom inherited the condition from his father. His father's deformed hand led to an untimely and horrible death, and that incident is what motivates Tom to find a cure. He hears about a tribe in the jungles of Peru who have apparently found a cure. The cure comes with a heavy price--perhaps more than Tom is willing to pay, and it is not about money.

Dr. Stephens goes to the deep jungles in search of the cure, but that search leads to an adventure that he will never forget. It is about survival, and world-renowned explorer Jack Wilde may be the only one who can save him.

I suffered from this condition, and my research on it led me to write a fictional account of what could happen in a world where good motives can quickly head in a bad direction. I did extensive research not only on the ailment, but in the geography of Peru and the indigenous people that live in the area.

It took me a year to write the book. The title comes from a side effect from the fictional drug that has the cure. Because of the drug's hallucinogenic properties, the illegal drug trade becomes involved. "Dream Point" is the term the doctors use to describe the state in a dream from which there is no return to reality.
The first few chapters introduce some of the main characters. Once Dr. Stephens travels to Peru, I believe that readers will have a hard time putting the book down.  Once I got into the mode of writing it, it was like watching a movie in my mind... I was just trying to keep up on the keyboard.

A Dead Red Cadillac by RP Dahlke

A Dead Red Cadillac is the result of  writing instructors telling me I should write what I know. Turning around in my tracks, I felt like the proverbial basset hound, "Where is it? Where is it?" Oh, yeah, three hundred yards from my house was a line-up of Ag-Cats, a grumpy old owner (my dad, and my boss), three hard-ass pilots, and a passel of helpers who giggled every time I gave them orders.
It was also the hardest job I've ever done--up at 3 a.m. every day, seven days a week, all summer long.There's a picture of me standing next to one of the big Ag-Cat's. A strong wind could've blown me over, I was that skinny! No wonder the help snickered when I walked by. However, I learned to tuck my girly-looks into a ball cap and baggy jeans, and finally mastered my don't-mess-with-me scowl.  
I eventually left for another job, one that paid better and had better hours, but I also came away with a lot of stories. These books, starting with A Dead Red Cadillac are based on my experiences running my dad's crop-dusting business, and then my son's work in the Aero-Ag business. 
Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/DEAD-CADILLAC-Dead-Mystery-ebook/dp/B004QOAZO2/

Dark Application: ONE - a Thriller by Brian Krogstad

Free Kindle eBook December 25 to December 29


http://www.amazon.com/Dark-Application-ONE-Series-ebook/dp/B00AMCG5QY

Dark Application: ONE is the new technothriller fans are already comparing to the genre's greats.  From the creative genius of the Pendergast books from Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child to the techno savvy of Michael Crichton; readers can't get enough.  The fast pacing and tight plot control has some comparing it to the Bourne books from Robert Ludlum.

What is it about this novel that has fans already clamoring for the sequel?Perhaps it's the plausibility of the technology, the conspiracy, and above all, the unlikely hero. At the center of this new technothriller is Luke Jeffers, a regular guy about to become extraordinary.A college student in Virginia, he finds himself caught up in a technological conspiracy beyond his understanding. 

Almost overnight, he transforms from starving student to an unwitting pawn in a web of murder, lies, and conspiracy when he discovers the Department of Defense Application for Remote Kinetics, a simple application accidentally downloaded onto his smart phone and almost immediately in control of his life. 

In a style reminiscent of the best technothrillers of the last three decades, Dark Application: ONE is filled with dark conspiracy, cyperpunk overtones, and above all a mystery at its core critical to Luke's escape from the cycle of destruction.  Volume One of the new Dark Application technothriller series by  Brian Krogstad and Lindsey Waterman will leave you breathless and desperate for more, grateful that "Volume One" certainly means that more are coming ;)


Dark Application: ONE  - Available Now on Amazon.com
Dark Application: TWO - Available Now on Amazon.com
Dark Application: THREE - Coming to Amazon.com -- Spring 2014

Seductive Secrets - kindle ebook by Colleen Connally

Seductive Secrets by Colleen Connally


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COFFEE TIME ROMANCE & MORE
CTRR Award-
I positively enjoyed Seductive Secrets. Colleen Connally spins a tale that scoops up the reader and transports them into action, romance and intrigue. There is so much more that makes this story spectacular. It is filled with deception, treachery, romance, intense drama, and detailed characters that pull in the reader from the beginning until the end. The secondary players add great finesse to the storyline. I have to admit it was completely hard to put this book down. Ms. Connally creates an enthralling read that surrounds with anticipation that continues to build, leaving this reader spellbound. - Cherokee

Previously published as Daughter of Deceit under Carrie James Haynes

RISQUE REVIEWS -Top Choice Award-
This story kept me on the edge of my seat as Alyce goes through the days trying to learn the truth. The suspense kept my heart racing as Alyce meets someone that knows something about her father. It turns out to be an attempt on her life. I literally held my breath until I knew she was alright.
Later in the story, Haynes takes Alyce through a journey of sensual feelings for Lord Julian. Alyce discovers that she is falling in love. And through the description Haynes uses throughout her story, I experience the same feelings Alyce felt. Haynes was able to make me place myself in this story to feel as if all the action that took place happened to me. I especially like when I read a book and can feel that way.
There is one scene toward the end of the book that made me not able to put the story down--when Alyce is led to old ruins at Colonel Tolworthy's estate by someone trying to cause her harm. I stayed up late reading the last section of the book because I simply could not quit reading until I knew the outcome.


Someone wants Alyce Hythe dead…

Shunned from London society for being the daughter of England's most notorious spy, Alyce Hythe desires only to clear her father's name. For years, she has been hidden away from all prying eyes, given a new identity and told to forget who she was. But strange things have been happening causing old rumors to once more be whispered. Long has Lord Julian Casvelyn lived with guilt brought on when his brother was murdered by England's most infamous traitor. But one eventful night has changed everything Lord Julian believed about his brother's death. Never did he suspect the woman he has just saved from certain harm is the daughter of that man. Now Julian is caught in midst of a conspiracy and desire for that woman. Thrown together by fate, the two search for answers long denied them and along the way discover a love that can free them both.

Circumstellar - kindle ebook and print by J. W. Lolite


FREE for Kindle 12/26 and 12/27!

It was just another day for Ingrid Fairheit in the not-so-illustrious town of Dust Veil, Tennessee: waking up late for school, taking care of drunk Aunt, crushing on best friend Ty, making sure her glowing purple eyes didn’t meet direct sunlight. You know, the usual business. So when she almost got killed by two hooded creeps looking for a magic space rock, you could call it a surprise. While seeking the truth behind the mysterious men (and accepting all the baggage that comes with it), Ingrid discovers that there is much more to the past than she ever cared to imagine – for the Earth and for herself.

            Circumstellar is the first book of the new series by J. W. Lolite. It is a blend of science-fiction, fantasy, action, and even a little mystery. There’s a mouthy heroine, a brusque old woman in one of your average Tennessee temples, a few bullies, and some special characters of the non-human variety.

One Amazon reviewer writes: Honestly, I wasn't expecting much from the book, but after reading it I was highly impressed. Interesting characters and a very interesting story. I enjoyed reading the book because it was a nice change of pace from the vampire and zombie novels.
Another Amazon reviewer follows with: Loved it. I couldn't put it down. I sure hope there is more to come. Truly an intriguing tale. A must have for your collection!

Route 66 - a Horror Noir Novel by Brett Selmont

12/25 - 12/27 Discounted Price at $2.99

http://www.amazon.com/ROUTE-The-Road-Series-Book-ebook/dp/B009JU971K

"A nail-biter of a road novel...Selmont brings serious game to this riveting thriller, and it takes some turns you absolutely will not see coming. Buckle up!" - Jonathan Maberry, NYT's Bestselling Author

"The road novel has been the heart and soul of American fiction. London, Steinbeck and Kerouac wrote books with highways running through them. By venturing into horror and the supernatural, Selmont charts a new direction for this classic form...you'll be glad to have gone along for the ride."
- William Hjortsberg, NY Times Bestselling Author

"Tough, incisive, evocative, adroit. Selmont takes you on a genuinely gripping journey down a highway that will inspire you to lock your car as automatically as you buckle your seat belt. You've been waiting for this one... a nifty piece of work by a talented writer." - John Lutz, NY Times Bestselling Author

Lost and Found, Stories of Christmas - kindle ebook by Wendell E. Mettey


Lost and Found, Stories of Christmas is a collection of stories written by Reverend Wendell Mettey for his congregations. While written over a span of years, the stories have a timelessness that appeals to readers of all ages. These simple stories share the emotional journey of characters whose struggles with doubts, fears and resentments cause them to lose hope, but who ultimately find a great gift through the discovery of the true meaning of Christmas. Readers will recognize their own anxieties and concerns in the reactions of the characters and celebrate with them their triumph as they discover the joy of giving… the true spirit of Christmas.

LAVENDER BLUE - a kindle ebook by Parris Afton Bonds

I had such fun writing Lavender Blue.  The idea for this novel, set during the Civil War on the Texas/Mexican Gulf near the Rio Grande, was inspired by a novel I had read in junior high ~ The Scarlet Pimpernel, which was set during the French Revolution.  I learned a fascinating tidbit while researching Lavender Blue ~ that the Civil War's last battle was fought on the Rio Grande, weeks after the Civil War had officially ended because word of General Lee's surrender had yet to reach South Texas.  Lavender Blue involves a daring French privateer and a dear friend from Jeanette St. John's youth, now a bumbling dandy.  Our heroine  does not know which man fascinates her most.  Worse, she does not known that both are . . . well, I hope you'll read Lavender Blue to discover what shocking pleasure awaits Jeanette.  Many of my historical novels are entitled with song titles with colors - Deep Purple, Blue Bayou, Mood Indigo, Blue Moon, etc., but I will admit Lavender Blue is one of my favorite.

Lavender Blue is FREE New Years Day only.

http://www.amazon.com/LAVENDER-historical-romance-Parris-Afton-ebook/dp/B00GLEXN58

Discovery (Birthright, Book One) - kindle ebook by Ronda White

http://www.amazon.com/Discovery-Birthright-Ronda-White-ebook/dp/B00G3PJQ06

How does a former child of missionary parents, born in Bangladesh and raised in India and Belgium, create today hottest Young Adult Fantasy Romance that's been called "hard to put down", "a wonderful addition to the YA market", and "a MUST READ for anyone who loves fantasy and good ol' fashioned love and honor"?

She's Ronda White, one of the brightest authors to come on the Young Adult fiction scene in a long time. Ronda has taken her vast multi-cultural experiences and combined them with the age-old themes of romance and drama to create the Birthright Series, an intriguing trilogy of fantasy novels revolving around 18-year old Dria McCorran and beginning with "Discovery"...

Like many others her age, Dria feels confused, alienated, and different from those around her. But not for the same reasons as other adolescents. What is it that drives this intense, non-stop hunger for food? Why can she effortlessly tap into a seemingly superhuman burst of strength and speed whenever she wants? And why does she have these strange markings on her back that look almost...dragon-like?

Enter Trey De Luca, a handsome, yet mysterious new classmate. From the first moment Dria lays eyes on him, she feels a sense of belonging and an attraction she's never experienced. Their relationship quickly blooms into a strong friendship...and more. But when a white-haired stranger steals drops of her blood, the mystery of Dria's hidden past begins to unfold...and the future of her true dragon kind is revealed to be in her hands.

Can she save her race, AND the one she loves? Or will she sacrifice herself for all who fly secretly in the night?

The Renewables - Kindle ebook by Chuck Van Soye

You and your wife are old, very old.  On your 54th wedding anniversary, an accident happens and you wake up the next morning as a 19-year-old hunk.  Two days later, your wife becomes a 16-year-old knockout.  You are soon arrested as a sexual predator for sleeping with your wife, and she is placed into Child Protective Custody.  When you two undo that mess, you have to celebrate Thanksgiving with your adult children and grandchildren, who still expect you to be that same old doddering couple, not teenagers.  The mirth ends when you both end up sleeping on the dirt floor of your own mud hut in Kenya, Africa.  But you bring joy and health to hundreds of the natives as a result.  Then you are stabbed in a fight and approach death.  Escaping from that world back to your home in Alabama, you use science to discover how you and your bride became teenagers again, and struggle to use that knowledge to bring health and long life to all humanity.  Decades of international missions pass, and your wife reminds you that you are 127 years old, and that your 100th anniversary is around the corner.  The two of you, once again old, decide to start all over again, becoming teenagers the same way you did 46 years earlier

WAKE FOR ME - Kindle eBook by Isobel Irons

Kindle Countdown Promo from 1/20/14 - 1/25/14
(Blog Tour and Giveaway Spree from 12/20/13 - 1/20/14. See below for more details!)
Meeting the man of your dreams can seem impossible -- especially if you're unconscious.
Instead of repeating the blurb–because you can click the link above and read that any time–let's just say that WAKE FOR ME is about what happens when former high school “mean girl” VIOLA BELLEROSE (think Regina George meets Serena Van Der Woodsen) crashes her car on accident and lands herself in a coma.
Without the use of her money, her family connections, her designer wardrobe or her VERY formidable wit, Viola is suddenly helpless--stuck in a terrifying subconscious reality where she’s forced to relive all of her worst mistakes and greatest fears one minute, and then lay helplessly, listening to the world go on around her the next.
Fortunately, there’s a bright side: she has a sexy, slightly nerdy, and extremely attentive doctor named SAM PHILIPS. (Well, okay, so he’s not a full doctor yet. He’s still an intern.) Between the two of them, there’s a lot of conflict and drama. Especially when through her dream haze, Viola realizes that someone is trying to get rid of her and get their hands on the family fortune. And Sam, dream guy or no, might be the only one who can save her.
WAKE FOR ME is a New Adult / Adult novel of contemporary romantic suspense. It is a stand-alone story, but also the first novel in the Life or Death Series by Isobel Irons.
There will be a Kindle Countdown deal for WAKE FOR ME from January 20th, 2014 - January 25th, 2014. However, if you don't want to wait that long, you can check out the "You Must Be Dreaming" Blog Tour for WAKE FOR ME (details can be found at http://isobelirons.com/news-events/) and swing by any of the YMBD tour stops for a chance to win a FREE eCopy of WAKE FOR ME and/or various other prizes, from 12/20/13 - 1/20/14.
To buy a copy of WAKE FOR ME, please visit this link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HB8NMOK

Frodo the Sheltie: Do You Believe in Farm? - kindle ebook by Gordon Bagshaw

Frodo the Sheltie: Do You Believe in Farm?

http://www.amazon.com/Frodo-Sheltie-You-Believe-Farm-ebook/dp/B00G2GSU1C 

What if dogs could speak? Admit it, the way they perk their ears up and tilt their heads in wonder when spoken to, often raises the question for us, what would our conversations with them be like? 
This comic strip gallery explores the imaginative life of the author’s Scaramouche sheltie. Readers will find 75 full color witty anecdotes revealing a sheepdog’s perspective on such topics as grief, sleep deprivation, adoption, the meaning of life and much more. Because the comic strip blog, from which this book has sprung, has a growing worldwide audience, Gordon has also included a contextualized glossary of terms and expressions in the back of the book for people who speak English as a second language. 

Sit back, relax and meet Frodo the thinker, the philosopher, shepherd, the regal, and clever conversationalist. Meet Frodo the Sheltie and enjoy the hilarious antics of this lovable dog.

Rag Dolls: Callie's Story - kindle ebook by Shelley Terrell

http://www.amazon.com/Rag-Dolls-Callies-Shelley-Terrell-ebook/dp/B00H87C3F8

She's a young woman with a deadly secret running from the one who would do anything to keep her silent. He’s discovered her secret and he wants to kill her. Callie has no money, no family and nowhere to go. Guided by her unique ability, she tries to make her escape. She knows he’s following her and he’s getting close. She'll have to hide in the woods, but she’s afraid. She’s been warned to stay away from the woods. Driven by her fear of the man chasing her, she runs into the most dangerous part of the woods; the part where the hermit lives.

The Unheralded King of Preston Plains Middle - eBook by Jedah Mayberry


Trajan Hopkins is the prototypical adolescent male, genus of the species, protected on all sides by the soft cushion of family. He worships his brother, Langston, invariably from a crouched defensive position in an effort to fend off the latest sequence of moves his brother is working to perfect.

Langston is widely regarded around town as Preston's most prolific fighter, steeped in martial arts, his ambition set on someday reaching the Olympic stage. Trajan fits neatly inside his brother's shadow, the dutiful second seed. When his brother dies, it's like one leg of a chair going missing, a wave of debilitating aftershocks sent rumbling throughout Trajan's existence warping his sense of connection to anybody near to him. He ventures into the world alone, steps out on the call of the wind, the rise of the moon, the tide pulling against him. He returns at the end of the night to diminished ties, the weave of familial cues strewn loose about him, waves crashing in, pushing him ever further from the shelter of home.

It tells a story of dislocation. A mother loses her eldest son. The other son loses his only brother. The boys’ father, estranged from the family ahead of his son’s death, loses his hold on everything dear to him. A grandfather stands by, calling on his spirit gods to set things right again, to piece his family back together.

Living the Thin Life - kindle ebook by Elle Meyer


Trying to lose weight? Or have you successfully lost weight and are now trying to maintain that ideal weight?

Living the Thin Life - Creative Ways to Maintain Your Weight for Life was written to help people like you. Every person is different, so everyone needs to develop his or her own personalized plan for fitness and weight maintenance. This book explains how to build that personal plan to take into account your unique eating personality. 

Take a quiz to find out if you’re a gorilla, lion, or one of the other 3 basic eating personalities. Then read on to find tips tailored for you on how to stay motivated, shave off calories, and work exercise into an everyday routine.

The author, Elle Meyer, lost weight fifteen years ago and came up with her own methods for keeping the weight off. She decided to tell her story and share strategies that really work. She interviewed many people who have lost and maintained weight and included their best ideas and suggestions. These tips are from real people, for real people. 

In addition to including common sense, effective diet techniques, Elle also describes some habits of her husband “Elvis”. These habits provide examples of what not to do when trying to maintain a healthy weight.

As an added bonus, you’ll get over 50 healthy, low calorie recipes.

Adust - Kindle Ebook by Justin Mark

http://www.amazon.com/Adjust-Justin-Mark-ebook/dp/B00GWTYD2Y

Adjust is a book that spreads a great message to everybody, especially teenagers.  Adjust touches on different subjects such as bullying, PTSD for soldiers, as well as the societal pressures that high school girls struggle with.  One of the main characters, Eric, has just returned from overseas and is trying to learn to live as a civilian, a task he doesn't find very easy.  He runs into a boy, Alex, an eleven year old boy who's bullied at school and beaten at home by his father.  The friendship and bond that is developed between Eric and Alex lead readers through an emotional roller coaster that keep the pages turning through a strong narrative that will make you feel the characters every pain. 

COTSWOLDS MEMOIR: Discovering a Beautiful Region of Britain on a Quest to Buy a 17th Century Cottage- a Travel Humor Memoir by Diz White


An English actress and comedy writer returns from Hollywood to her homeland to buy a cottage in the Cotswolds, the most beautiful part of Britain. Her exciting search turns into a laugh-out-loud, good life, foodie, meet the eccentric locals, cliff hanging, explore the idyllic Cotswolds fun read as she finds the sense of community lacking in her urban existence and decides "It doesn't get much better than this!"
After British-born, comedy actress Diz White found herself craving Yorkshire Pudding at every meal she knew her roots were pulling her back from Hollywood to her homeland.
It was time to buy a Cotswolds Cottage!
Her roller-coaster, search doubles as a travel-tour (travel guide included at the end of this memoir) that takes in every delight of the Cotswolds: historic sites, hog roasts, hiking the Cotswolds Way and pub walks with her husband, sometimes bagging the walk in favor of a slightly boozy lunch. There were highs, heartbreaks and cliff-hangers as she scrambled between Hollywood and the Cotswolds, taking every wacky showbiz job offered, and hunting for a cottage bargain. On her journey she was charged by a bull named Chasin’ Mason, auditioned for the hind end of a horse and was trampled by thirty children while wearing a bear suit. But the fondness she developed for this region and its vivid inhabitants gave her a feeling of community missing from her busy urban existence. Will this author’s dream become a reality? Find out in this witty love note to the Cotswolds.

Joe, Sam, & Fred Help Save Christmas (Choose Your Own Adventure Series) - kindle ebook by Christina Johnson

 
On Sale for .99 until December 28, 2013!
 
Just in time for Christmas! Join Joe the elephant, Sam the dog, and Fred the mouse in this Choose Your Own Adventure Christmas story.
 
Christmas Eve is near and Santa is nowhere to be found! It’s up to you to help decide how to save Christmas, so that children everywhere will wake up to gifts under the tree Christmas morning. Will you help Santa with his reindeer dilemma? Deliver gifts with Santa on snowmobiles? Give the elves a hand making gifts? Create the story as you go for a fun Christmas read that sparks the imagination!
 
Join Joe, Sam, & Fred on a Christmas adventure in the illustrated children's book, “Joe, Sam, & Fred Help Save Christmas”, book 1 in Christina Johnson’s “Choose Your Own Adventure” book series.
 
Ages 5-8 years.
 
A little more about the characters:
 
Meet Fred the mouse. He’s very tenacious, resourceful, and ambitious. His goal is to build the tallest cheese tower in the world…and then eat every last bite! Fred has two very good friends...
 
Meet Joe the elephant. He’s down-to-earth, dependable and a bit stubborn. (Don’t ever mess with a stubborn elephant!) He loves to hang out and make new friends any chance he gets!
 
And last (but certainly not least!)…..
 
Meet Sam the dog. He’s enthusiastic, adventurous, and independent. He just loves to play, play, play!
 
The three friends love to go on many adventures and hope that you will come along!

A Dangerous Harbor by R.P. Dahlke

This series, starting with A Dangerous Harbor, is the result of sailing in  Mexico  aboard our cutter rigged Hylas 47 sailboat. A Dangerous Harbor is based in Ensenada and is, as most California sailors know, first port of call into Baja, Mexico after San Diego. Most of the town is clustered around the harbor where working marinas like Baja Naval still service American boaters. I found this sleepy little town to be fascinating, full of endless stories, with a culture that was, and still is, struggling to gain a foothold in the 21st Century.

The irony is that I started this book ten years ago, based on a local news story, which at the time was staggering in its brutality. This story is no longer unique as the Mexican Cartels daily murder with impunity. But, just as the cartels are not all that is Mexico, this story isn’t all about them, it’s about what happens when you try to run away from your problems and it’s about Americans, the ones passing through and the ones stuck in A Dangerous Harbor.  The irony is that I started this book ten years ago, based on a local news story, which at the time was staggering in its brutality. This story is no longer unique as the Mexican Cartels daily murder with impunity. But, just as the cartels are not all that is Mexico, this story isn’t all about them, it’s about what happens when you try to run away from your problems and it’s about Americans, the ones passing through and the ones stuck in A Dangerous Harbor.

Amazon/Kindle link:
http://www.amazon.com/DANGEROUS-HARBOR-Pilgrims-Progress-ebook/dp/B0062D4GM2/

Achieve Anything in Just One Year - kindle ebook by Jason Harvey

http://www.amazon.com/Achieve-Anything-Just-One-Year-ebook/dp/B004MPRLSS/

Success does not happen randomly. It is a result of a series of actions. You have the power to make conditions right for success. You can choose success today by setting a goal that will command your thoughts, liberate your energy, and inspire your hopes.

Achieve Anything In Just One Year will show you that the key to a successful life is contained in the dreams you already have. You will learn that your aspirations can create new opportunities, a fresh direction for your life's path and you will find out how to unlock them.

Staying motivated and focused is a most. Achieve Anything in Just One Year provides you with motivation for an entire year. Each day there is an inspirational quote, which is explained and reinforced with an exercise for the day. Essentially, the daily entries will keep you positive and remind you that what you are trying to achieve is worth the effort.

What do you want to achieve?

"Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be."~Harvey Mackay

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Final Perimeter - kindle ebook thriller by Mark Amerman

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GVFWLQY

Someone wants to kill Scott Kelso, CIA. A mysterious assassin is tracking him through the snowy wilderness in Montana and Idaho, waiting for the right opportunity to ambush him. If Kelso survives, an even greater challenge will confront him back in Washington. Kelso saved President Benjamin Talbot's life on a high-risk mission behind enemy lines. Now Kelso has to find the mastermind behind a conspiracy that is destroying the government from within, in the midst of an international crisis that may erupt into nuclear war at any moment.

THE PLAYERS-- 
 
For Russia 
 --The Russian General Staff, led by General Alexi Voroblev, now in control of Russia;
 --The Russian armed forces, moving rapidly towards Europe and the United States;
 --A mole inside the U.S. government, determined to see a Kremlin victory at any cost;
 --A Russian "doomsday machine" known as Perimeter, counting down to a nuclear Armageddon.
 
 For the U.S  
--President Benjamin Talbot, determined to end the Russian crisis by peaceful means;
--CIA operative Scott Kelso, ordered by Talbot to find the mole and stop him-whatever it takes;
--Defense Secretary Willis Cantor, who wants to take aggressive action to stop the Russian threat;
--CIA Director Jefferson Jeffers, who has his own agenda. 

Will President Talbot and Scott Kelso be able to stop the chaos and save the world from nuclear war? Read Final Perimeter, a political thriller ripped from tomorrow's headlines.

It is important to note that the Perimeter system referred to in Final Perimeter is real. It is a Russian defensive system designed to launch missiles against the United States based on sensor data received. It became operational in 1983-1984 and still is operational today. It has been upgraded several times and its exact capabilities remain top secret.

Three Rules - kindle ebook by Marie Drake


Kindle Regular price $3.99 

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Kindle Discount Price $0.99 12/26/2013 - 12/31/2013

I am a survivor of abuse. Three Rules was written as fiction in order to make it an enjoyable read, but much of the thought processes, feelings and reactions are real. It was written with sincere respect and sensitivity for the reader while trying to convey the honest and realistic feelings of an abuse survivor. There are no gory detailed scenes. ~Marie

What some readers have to say:

"Hope's story will remain with you even after you finish reading it." -  McGuffy Ann Morris at McGuffy's Reader

"One of the best thrillers I have read in a long time. I highly recommend this book." - Patty Klassen, Goodreads reviewer

"I really enjoyed this book and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys mystery and suspense novels." - Christine Baker, Goodreads reviewer

"I was at the edge of my seat with Three Rules. I wanted to know what was going to happen but I was a little hesitant to turn the page and this is what I loved about this so much." - Pia Bernardino at So Many Books, Here's Mine


"Frightening... disturbing... edge of your seat read... fast paced... written well... interesting... thought provoking... will linger in my memory." - Beverly Sharp at The Worm Hole
   

"Holy cow, where do I start... story line was fantastic, characters were amazing, plot unique...In the end I wished there were more pages so I could continue reading.." - Ana at The Adventures Within

Swap Fat 4 Fit – Kindle ebook by James Atkinson

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FEFSKSA

This can be purchased as a digital download or as a paper back. Swap Fat 4 Fit is a great guide and it has all of the information that you will ever need if you would like to finally turn your life around, including a weight loss exercise plan.
If you have read any of my other publications or articles, you will know that I am not a fan of the “Microwave mentality”. Meaning I don’t think, that starvation diets and fat loss pills are the way to go. In fact I think that the obesity epidemic is made much worse by this.
I believe that if you are serious about getting good results from a weight loss exercise plan or fitness of any kind, you have to follow a few steps-

First and most importantly; Sort your mind-set out

Every fitness or weight loss success story has to start somewhere. If you want to be the next success story, you need a solid foundation. The journey should always start with a strong mental attitude and a good understanding of the road ahead.
Correct mental preparation is sadly hugely overlooked.

Sort your body out

Whilst mental preparation is very important, so too is the function of your body, if you can get your body working like an efficient machine, you will be ahead of the game when it comes to burning those extra pounds off, believe it or not, you can train your body to burn calories even when you are at rest.
I am not into gimmicks and I will not throw you any outlandish claims. This can be done; it just takes a bit of the correct knowledge and a bit of time.

Sort your diet out

It may be obvious but, balanced diets are still not understood as well as we would like to think. Understanding the functions of the food that you put into your mouth is a big deal. The more you know about the food that you eat, the better off you will be.

Have a good weight loss exercise plan to follow

Another obvious point. Everyone knows that exercise will help you lose weight and get fitter. But does everyone know how to set up an effective all over body workout that can be done from home with minimum equipment?
I’m sure the answer is “No” because if it was “Yes” there would probably be no such thing as fitness instructors or personal trainers.
Swap Fat 4 Fit has a great progressive weight loss exercise plan that is easy to start and keep going.

And finally, be in it for the long term

It is important to know that you will not get your results overnight. Unfortunately, many fads and expensive diet pills will lead you to believe this. The longer that you continue with your efforts, the better that your results will be, not to mention that you will be healthier, wealthier and wiser. It will also become much easier for you.

Help some homeless Dogs

I have also promised to donate 10% of my profit from this book to the local dogs home Hilbrae in Telford. These guys are not as well-known as the other in our area and the dogs here could always do with a bit more comfort and a better chance to get a new home (If you have not heard of Hlibrae, please look them up. They have a charity number now so you can donate directly if you wish).

Start your weight loss exercise plan today

If I were to ask you what you were doing 1 year ago, what weight you were and if you had any fitness or weight loss plans? Would you say; “yes, I was the same weight as I am now but I had planned to start a weight loss diet” One year doesn’t seem like a long time ago does it?
If you started this fitness and lifestyle change that 1 year ago when you were thinking about it and you stuck to it, you would be very happy indeed right about now.
So don’t let the next year be the same old story. Swap Fat 4 Fit will guide you from your first step to your final sprint over the finish line.
It has all of the information that you need including a great weight loss exercise plan that can be done from home and it is the formula for real jaw dropping weight loss success.
I really wish you the best of luck with your efforts. And please remember that I will always be contactable through this website and the facebook page should you need any additional advice.
I have always said that I’m happier when someone comes to me with their success story than I am when someone buys one of my products. This is where my passion lies and I sincerely hope that it can help you!

Secrets - Kindle ebook by Tim Mettey

http://amzn.com/B009V7FU2G

Introducing The Hero Chronicles by Tim Mettey, CEO and Disaster Relief
Coordinator at Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian
and disaster relief organization. Tim uses his many experiences and
expertise in responding to disasters around the world to set the
background for his The Hero Chronicle series.

In Secrets, we are introduced to Nicholas Keller who emerges out of
devastation as a shining light of hope for all. But his newfound fame
comes with a price that his aunt will not let him pay. They flee into
the shadows in order to protect his secret. However, as Nicholas
begins his sophomore year at his fifth school in five years, strange
and unexpected things begin to happen. He soon tumbles into a web of
doomed love, extraordinary talents and a secret past, which threatens
the lives of everyone he cares about. It's up to Nicholas to confront
the truth, even if it means his own death.

Tim struggles with and has overcome his learning disabilities with
reading and writing to create this series, and hopes his journey can
be an inspiration to others. He says, "Our disabilities do not define
who we are, they make us stronger." Stay tuned to The Hero Chronicles
for the release of Book 2 in the series, Trust, on October 10, 2013.

The Sister - kindle ebook by Max China

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Sister-Max-China-ebook/dp/B00GT6ZOHS

When a cold case reconstruction brings a serial killer onto the radar for the first time in forty years and a young girl goes missing, DCI John F Kennedy begins a desperate search, but soon learns his nemesis is no ordinary adversary, and to his horror discovers a trail that leads back to his own very private life . . .

A devious and compelling crime/suspense/thriller with a paranormal twist.


She said it wasn't safe outside . . .

BirthCONTROL: A Husband's Honest Account of Pregnancy - kindle ebook by James Vavasour

http://www.amazon.com/BirthCONTROL-Husbands-Honest-Account-Pregnancy-ebook/dp/B00AQ6ME8O
"…one husband’s hilarious recount of becoming dad... ...a man’s guide to the joys, anxieties and downright absurdities of pregnancy, but you don’t have to be on the path to fatherhood to get a kick out of his side of the story. Expect plenty of snark, but even his blunt (sometimes pessimistic) take is comforting because it’s definitely not sugarcoated. So dads-to-be, here’s the truth from someone who made it to the other side—and moms, you’ll be laughing too.."

Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine



"...BirthCONTROL is a hilarious recounting of the author's experience living out his wife's pregnancy.  It made me think of Up All Night or Parenthood, with a definite Woody Allen touch."

Editor and Author Sandi Gelles-Cole


"Hilarious. The perfect mix of David Sedaris, Tina Fey, and Johnathan Tropper. A quick read, I couldn't put it down and laughed the entire way through. Highly recommended. "

GoodReads.com Reader



"...Hilarious..."

DJ Maria Todd with RadioOne

Crazy About You - kindle ebook by Randy Attwood

I sat up till 3:30 a.m. reading Crazy. Couldn't put it down. I am now a fan of Attwood's writing. Can't wait to begin a second book. Easy read, humorous, good story line and left me wanting more.
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What I loved best about this book was, truly, the writer’s style. He has an laid-back, very easy to read way with words that bring his characters alive quickly.
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Be prepared to be intrigued! For those of us who grew up near the state hospital where this story takes place, you'll feel a bit voyeuristic as we peek into the lives of these characters. The mystery of what went on behind the barbed wire was always something I wondered about. This story does a great job of pulling the reader in. couldn't wait to find out what happened next!
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CRAZY is the second book by Attwood I have read, and my admiration for his writing skills grows with each page. This story takes the reader for a trip into the strange space between the sane and insane--a mist-blurred world full of angst, mystery, surprises, plus bizarre and unpredictable behavior . . . This is an engaging and compelling coming of age tale that will haunt the reader for days . . . and leave you wishing for more.

Intelligenz - Kindle ebook by Lloyd Blake

 
Book blogger Bethany Huang says of Intelligenz, ‘An incredibly detailed and imaginative read. Once you reach the middle you’ll start carrying this book round with you until you finish it because you just need to know how it ends.’
Book blogger Majanka says, ‘It’s been a while since a book grabbed me around the throat in such a way as Intelligenz. The novel grows increasingly darker with every turning page, showing us the kind of plot Hollywood would turn into a scifi thriller in no time.’
Atlanta, Georgia. Something disturbing is happening at one of America's most successful tech companies. A girl is found dead in her home shower cubicle. A home linked to the Intelligenz corporation network of technologically advanced gated communities. This suspicious death, in a world where everything is scrutinised by the media, sets off unprecedented interest. 
 
A young rookie journalist, Clara Flockhart, is assigned by her chief editor, Eric Nash, to investigate the strange happenings at the Intelligenz compound. An assignment that will plunge her into the unknown and lead her straight to the man whose company is being rocked by events outside of his control, Brandon Bloomfield.
At the same time, a young college dropout, Karl Jones, has his own suspicions about the recent death and the gated community that has overtaken his neighbourhood. Suspicions that will see him undertake his own exploration of the Intelligenz compound, he calls the fortress.
As the body count climbs and the nanotechnology, Intelligenz has secretly guarded, comes under scrutiny, the mysterious riddle as to what is actually happening deepens.
Is there a saboteur lurking within the corridors of the fastest growing company in America's corporate history? Or does the darkness come from an unlikely source.
 
This must read scifi thriller will be available on Kindle countdown deals from 21st December through to 26th December 2013.
Intelligenz will open your eyes to a future world that is almost within our reach and then scare you into wishing it was a world we weren't destined to enter ~ Lloyd Blake.

Historic Treasures of Uzbekistan: Journey of Discovery along the Silk Road - kindle ebook by Peter Clarke


Why Uzbekistan? Where is it?

Two very good questions asked by my friends and family when I announced that I was embarking on a trip to Uzbekistan. They were questions that I had asked myself when researching the trip, so I proceeded to answer them as follows:
“Uzbekistan is in the middle of nowhere.” 

I took out my battered and well-travelled old atlas to show them. I had folded down the page to make it easier to find. All the ‘Stans are located in the middle of the Asian continent, wedged in between Russia, China and India. Uzbekistan is literally in the middle of all the other ‘Stans, bordered by Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgistan.

Not a beach in sight, in fact, in Uzbekistan, you can’t get much further away from the sea. There is plenty of sand, though. Much of Uzbekistan is made up of desert, two deserts, in fact – the Karakum and the Kyzylkum – pretty desolate and forbidding places.
All of which led to their next question….

Why Uzbekistan?

Earlier that year I had embarked on another voyage of discovery to China, and in Xi’an in particular, I became fascinated by the history of the Silk Road and the countries of Central Asia through which it coursed on its way to the Mediterranean Sea and beyond to Italy. The centre of the Silk Road trade was a place called Samarkand which is in Uzbekistan.

A wealth of original and restored architecture reveals a rich history dating back beyond Genghis Khan who comes, conquers and destroys most of it in the 13th century.

Local hero Temur (Tamerlane) rebuilds it and makes Samarkand the capital of his great 14th century Empire. Stunningly decorated minarets, mosques, madrassahs and mausoleums have given Uzbekistan a rich architectural heritage and the author takes you on a journey to the major sites in Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand, many of which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

So, I went and this is the story of my journey……

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