Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Book Discovery Day! (Tuesday Apr 22)

It's Book Discovery Day! Twice a week we bring you a selection of books that are newly-published, or that have been overlooked.

Every great book was once a hidden gem. Browse through the books below and start your own discovery!

Book Discovery - newly-published and overlooked books!
Desert Chimera (Stone Quest), by Leigh Podgorski
Desert Chimera, the first book in the Stone Quest Series, introduces the reader to recluse, tracker, and reluctant twenty-eight year old psychic visionary Luke Stone and to his paranormal universe. Luke has been sequestered in the serene woods of Northern Michigan under the tutelage of Cherokee guide Shadow Wolf. When the shaman suddenly dies, Luke flees on a desperate cross-country quest that takes him to the heart of Death Valley. There, Luke is assaulted by terrifying visions of the apocalypse. While praying in agony for release, a shimmering specter arises from the sands to stand beside him. But this is not the one Luke has sought. Instead, this is the One from whom Luke had escaped seven long years ago, the black magician and his arch n...
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The Killing Game (The Killing Game Series), by The Black Rose
As the Director of the New York Division of the FBI, Ives Andrich is confronted with investigating the woman he has waited a lifetime to find. Because of her more than accurate novel about an Italian crime lord, the Bureau, against Ives' wishes, asks for her help in infiltrating the inner organization of the nation's most nefarious Mafia don.

When the Bureau's plan fails and she becomes dangerously entangled in the private life of the nation's most wanted criminal, Ives' tolerance for Bureau mishaps vanishes. No holds barred, he puts everything on the line to save the woman he loves in Part One of The Killing Game....
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Nakoma: A spirit's destiny, by Gala. J
Nakoma: A Spirit's Destiny is a haunting tale of mystery and intrigue that grabs you from the first sentence and doesn't let go until the last word. This suspenseful, page-turning journey of one woman's search of true love is an inspiring reminder that one can draw on inner strength to fight any force and overcome any obstacle. But every choice has its price.

Born into a dynasty of healers, Lena Jones is destined to fulfill the family legend of the one whose powers will exceed boundaries and set new limits. Groomed by her Grandma, "The Witch from Ojai", Lena is initiated into a world of spells, potions, and incantations. As a healer, Lena devotes herself to past life regression therapy, which not only brings insig...
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Massacre at Lonesome Ridge, by Samantha Warrenf
Don't stop. Don't look back. Just RUN.

Connor McClane is used to hard times. As sheriff of Lonesome Ridge, he's fought his fair share of bad guys. But when creatures that should be impossible threaten his town, he'll face the hardest challenge he's ever known.

Charity Banks, the once-debutante from New York City, has a hunger for human flesh and a zombie horde to do her bidding. Can Connor defend Lonesome Ridge from her undead army?...
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Oranje (The September Series), by Jack Lusted
A thousand years in the future the planet Oranje is attacked, its population wiped out by the New Commonwealth--a heartless empire that won't let anyone get in their way.

The Curators--reclusive guardians of the Net that connects all of humanity--are the only ones who know what's happened. But they don't interfere in galactic politics, desiring safety and stability above all else.

Isi wants to change that. Infuriated by the indifference of her fellow Curators, she persuades them to send out the Three to warn the other planets and nations in the September region of the impending invasion. But no-one trusts the shadowy Curators. You can't trust what you can't see.

She will do everything she can to make s...
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An Accidental Affair (The Distinguished Rogues), by Heather Boyd
London's ballrooms and bedrooms thrive on scandal and decadent pleasure and the summer of 1814 will be no exception for the Distinguished Rogues in Heather Boyd's latest Regency romance.
 
Widowed beauty, Arabella Lawson, Lady Farnsworth, knows the value of independence after being trapped in a marriage that left her unfulfilled. Although she longs for a lover at last, she's expected to chaperone her flirtatious niece during her first season. However, given the way the girl keeps disappearing every chance she gets, there is little hope of a good or speedy result. While searching for her charge yet again, she blunders into one of Lord Rothwell's scandalous assignations. This time it's Arabella's turn to be on the...
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[Only] Human (The Human Series, Volume 1), by Anna Tuckfield
The ability to read minds makes nineteen-year-old Abby Lee's life complicated and lonely, but when she's abducted to a facility intended to contain and 'rehabilitate' others with similar abilities she finds nothing is quite as it seems. With the unlikely help of a mysterious fellow inmate, she begins to seek out the real motives of the shadowy people behind the facility and escape before they discover what she is capable of....
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Win the Rings (The Cracked Chronicles), by K.D. Van Brunt
~Editor's Pick~

Jace has been the property of the U.S. Army since they found out about her when she was five, and now she has become one of its most valuable weapons. But Jace is not the only one of her kind. Gray is one too, but with the help of his sister, he has spent most of his sixteen years hiding from the Army.

Now, the Army has found out about Gray and they cannot allow him to roam free. Operating on the theory that it takes one to catch one, Jace is send out with a special ops squad to hunt Gray down. But Jace is not the only one pursuing Gray, and the competition is after her too. What ensues is a desperate chase through city after city as duty and honor collide with love and sacrifice....
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