Friday, March 15, 2013

Book Discovery Day! (Friday Mar 15)

It's Book Discovery Day! Every Friday 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!
Heaven Sent (The Heaven Sent Series, Book 1), by Leigh GraysonAngela Talbott is dead. And she just realized that heaven isn’t eternal bliss and golden halos and discussions about cream cheese—it’s work. Hard work. Angela has been dead for three days, and she’s already been given a job—solving her own murder, which is turning out to be tougher than she ever would have thought. Being dead makes her invisible to the living, but it sure doesn’t make her Sherlock Holmes. And the suspects are piling up—her boyfriend, her anal-retentive co-work...
A Fall of Silver (The Redemption Series), by Amy Corwin Their secrets are about to catch up with them.

Allison "Quicksilver" Bankes has a simple philosophy: the only good vampire is a dead vampire. After a brutal encounter with the undead, Quicksilver wants revenge and she's about to kill a vampire to save a young woman's life when Kethan Hilliard confronts her. Kethan promises peace for both vampires and humans in exchange for an end to the slaughter, but Quicksilver knows that's not going to happen.
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The Devil's Keep, by C.A. DeytonSara had no idea her life was anything more than mundane. Following the tragic death of her mother, she found herself just going through the motions, pretending life was worth living. That was until she met Michael Bartlett. Once she discovers her distant past is colliding with her present, life takes a jolting turn. Suddenly, Sara discovers she is part of a destiny she never knew. One which puts her in the center of a century old conflict between a clan of vampires and a cruel, unrelenting...
The Assigned, by A. D. Smith IIII am A. D. Smith, an auth--sorry, but I cannot disclose this information. I've taken a major chance in just revealing my name. They may be watching. They could be anywhere, even as you read this. But I must tell the story as it was told to me. Would you believe...

There are those among us who are not as they appear. Demons walk this earth as mortal men. They are persuading many to join their uprising. The Persuaded have infiltrated every sector of society. Doctors, lawyers, p...
Humorous Lines and Clever Interjections for Contemporary Flirting, by UpwardAfter so many years of social interaction you have common sayings you gravitate to quite often. You have your "can't argue with that" line. Your "you need to get out more" line. Your "I call it like I see it" line. You find no reason in brushing up on your humor when "that's what she said" interjections win over social circles just fine. Performing a stand-up routine is not something on your list of things to try this year and you are kind of past the "I'm going to be overly outgoing" shtick, ye...
Memoir of a Gothic Girl, by Scott PixelloFor 13-year-old Celine Smith, saying what she thinks at school and at home only seems to land her in trouble, so instead she starts a diary. But this won’t just be any old diary. For Celine transforms herself into Severina Smith and join the ranks of the undead. She travels to the dark side, learning how to dress and dance as a member of an underground youth movement but stays overground so people can still see her. This will be the memoir of a Goth. If only she knew what that was. This is the...
Murder in Death's Door County (An Annie Malone Cozy Mystery), by Elizabeth RoseNew Release for Cozy Mystery Fans! A Murder Mystery set in Door County!

Similar to authors Janet Evanovich, Joanne Fluke, and Stephanie Bond...

Everyone has had been stuck in a job they can't stand, right? In this cozy mystery, free-spirited Annie Malone needs to ditch her dull, drab job, but doesn't know how. She is in a rut. She needs a change, and fast. Thrown a lifeline from her moonlighting job as a ghostwriter, she packs her suitcase and heads up to idyl...
HOME TO ROOST, by C. A. HOCKINGAustralian Prime Minister Marian Hardwick has achieved everything she ever wanted to become the most powerful woman in the country. She is admired by some, but seen as ruthless, calculating and manipulative by others.
Only two men really know her – her husband and her brother – but one loves her and the other hates her. When one threatens to destroy her by revealing a secret buried deep in her past, the other can save her, but first he must break her completely.
Marian’s life sp...
Unburying Hope, by Mary WallaceCinematic foray from the 'ruin porn' of Detroit to the warming of a young woman's love life in Hawaii.

In the broken Detroit economy that echoes her own childhood traumas, a young woman falls in love with a wounded Iraq War veteran fighting his hidden addictions. When she finds the courage to follow her dreams to Hawaii, the possibility of healing comes with the arrival of the vet’s recently discovered daughter....
Outmaneuvered, by J. L. HammerA missing influential CEO—a handsome, ambitious FBI agent—and a smart-mouthed blonde bombshell—in the end, who will be outmaneuvered?

To FBI Special Agent Cruz Romero the assignment seems cut and dry: shadow Amanda Price, the estranged daughter of a missing high-powered CEO, and find evidence linking her to his disappearance. The last thing Romero expects while on surveillance is for her to strut right up to him, insisting they've met before. Once he gets a good look at this fam...
The Nameless Dwarf, by D.P. PriorBox set -- All 5 books of the Chronicles of the Nameless Dwarf in one.

"Fantasy Adventure Book of the Year for 2012". It is THAT good!" - R. Nicholson (Amazon top 1000 reviewer)

Red to the elbows with the blood of his people, the Nameless Dwarf’s only desire is to save the ones who got away.


The dwarves have gone!

Thousands have been slaughtered in the blood-drenched streets of their ravine city by one of their own wielding a demonic axe.
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Bring Home The Butterflies Vol. I: How to Attract More Monarchs to your Butterfly Garden...and Keep them there!, by Tony GomezEven though monarch butterflies are more common than most others, they are rarely seen in many of our butterfly gardens. But what if you could have hundreds of monarchs fluttering through your yard each summer?... or even dozens at once? Then imagine these magical monarch butterflies staying around for hours on end entertaining you with a spectacular aerial display. If this sounds like a dream, it is! But it's a dream that can happen if you're willing to try some new strategies in your gar...
Angel Of The City, by R.J. LeahyA vision of a dystopian future, as seen through the eyes of a brain damaged ex-policeman.

The last city on Earth is an overcrowded, festering metropolis of segregated quarters and ancient, ethnic hatreds. It is a city on the edge of starvation, slowly succumbing to the creeping death that has choked off the rest of the world.

When the leader of a nascent resistance movement is captured by the government, a nameless, brain-damaged thief is hired to rescue her. It's a suicid...
Fat Chance, by R.J. LeahySean McDermott is a private detective in New York City, it says so right on his business card. It's an ok job, but it isn't as exciting as most people think, and that's fine by him. He makes it a rule not to get involved in active police cases or in any case where people are likely to get hurt—especially him. So why does the mob suddenly want him dead? Sure it’s all a mistake, but dead from a mistake is still dead.

Taking advice from his friend, The Juke, he starts on a c...
Flying Lessons, by H. Lovelyn BettisonHenry and his daughter, Chandra, are stuck. Haunted by the past, they sleepwalk through life until unexpected relationships shake up their perceptions of reality. Henry’s new friendship with a neighbor blurs the boundaries between the living and the dead, and Chandra starts to see possibilities she’s never noticed before....

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