Friday, May 3, 2013

Book Discovery Day! (Friday May 3)

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!
Euthanasia, by Mack MullunceyShe lies on the cold, metal table--clad in a loose, white paper dress--waiting, waiting, waiting, as her lover claims his next victim.

When Alex left the clinic that day, she thought she could move on from the rape that left her pregnant and the agonizing decision to have an abortion. That is, until the child she thought she left behind contacts her. Terrorized by mysterious phone calls and guilt, Alex feels her sanity slipping away as she becomes convinced that she must find the man who brutalized her to make a family for her dead daughter.

Anti-abortion crusader Tobin Bartell wouldn't have it any other way. As The Leader of The Movement, when he's not organizing protests or giving speeches, he's orchest...
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Julio Bunny and the Foreign Lion (Julio Bunny Series), by Nicoletta Costa★★★ This picture ebook title features vivid, full-color layouts with Kindle Text Pop-Up★★★

There's a new character in town! Meet Lenny the Lion! Join Julio Bunny and his friends as they graciously welcome Lenny to their town and learn about their new, foreign friend. This heart warming tale demonstrates the power of hospitality and kindness, and shows that even though you may not speak the same language, you can always make a new friend!

NICOLETTA COSTA was born in Trieste (Italy) in 1953, where she was brought up and still lives today. After graduating in Architecture in 1978 at the University of Venice (Italy), she dedicated herself exclusively to her great passion: illustrating and writing books for ch...
Pandora's Children: The Complete Nightmares Book 1, by Bradley ConvissarNote: These stories contain adult language, adult situations and violence that may not be suitable for all ages. You have been warned...

For the first time, the twenty-two stories found in Pandora's Children books 1-5 and Dark Interludes have been combined into two easy-to-navigate volumes.

This collection contains almost two dozen dark stories, tales where men become monsters, monsters become men, and no one is ever truly safe. You will find ghosts, demons and monsters; evil men, madmen and broken men; a wood-chipper, Santa Claus and yes, a handful of dentists. Each book contains eleven stories, over 90,000 words (almost 300 pages) of disturbing, provocative tales which will keep you thinking long after you're...
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How to write a novel in 90 days.(Extended)(A tried and tested system by a prolific author) (Soft Target Series), by Conrad JonesThe extended version HOW TO WRITE A FULL LENGTH NOVEL IN 90 DAYS......over 100 pages of a tried and tested system used by a successful thriller writer with 12 novels and a series of book marketing guides published since 2008!

NOW THE NUMBER 1 SELLING 'WRITING SKILLS' GUIDE ON KINDLE!

This concise guide tells you how to write a novel by using a systematic approach to writing.

This guide is written by an author not a 'guru'.

A simple step by step breakdown of how to plan each day.

No fillers and no theory, just the hard facts in a concise guide.


There are many guides about writing novels on the market but how many of them are written by prolific published authors? The ans...
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Severnshire; The Chronicle of Aulum 643 (The Severnshire Novels), by Karl AndersonA top secret world under the River Severn, advanced in a technology unknown to mankind. Protected by a Government agency called VSB, Severnshire is the home to many communities of tiny but highly intelligent people called Aulumites. With a history dating back to the 1940’s, Severnshire has thrived and successfully self-governed with tradition, whilst inventing and locking away the secrets that have kept the United Kingdom ahead in world weaponry and technological advancement. When they come under attack during present times and Aulumites start dying, fear ripples through their communities. VSB take advantage of the situation and place one of their agents into Severnshire to the resentment of the Council. Never before has an outsider been ...
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The Bockhampton Road Murders (A Reverend Paltoquet Novel), by Pat HerbertTHE BOCKHAMPTON ROAD MURDERS

Sometimes we’re not alone ....
What is the secret behind the brutal murders that have taken place sporadically over the last century in a small, insignificant South London terraced house'
The Reverend Bernard Paltoquet is determined to find out when two of his favourite parishioners are found with their heads caved in in front of the ornate Victorian fireplace by their five-year-old son, Henry Freeman.
This fireplace seems to be the key to the puzzle. Despite years of neglect, the living room hearth is always spotlessly clean, like the day it was installed. Why'
This novel centres around the Reverend Paltoquet and his search for the truth. The other chief protagonist is Edith Lom...
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Dreamer (Highland Treasure Trilogy), by May McGoldrickFirst Book in Highland Treasure Trilogy

Originally published by Signet (Penguin) May 2000

When her late father was branded a traitor to the king, Catherine Percy found sanctuary in Scotland. But a case of mistaken identity put her in a compromising position with the Highland earl sworn to protect her. Marriage to him saved her reputation, but nothing could save her from the stormy passion that bent her innocent body to his will--and shattered his last defense...

The acclaimed author of The Thistle and the Rose presents an exciting new trilogy. Three sisters each hold a clue to their family's treasure--and the key to the hearts of three Highland warriors...

Praise for the novels of May McGoldrick: ...
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Endangered Species: Book 1: "Diary of an Eco-Warrior", by Vaulte KamishCaution!! For Mature Readers Only.
***This book contains black comedy, social satire, and disturbing scenes of graphic violence - in addition to British spelling - which have been known to cause consternation in less intelligent readers. Symptoms include: "thinking", "learning", and other latent, self-reflexive behaviours that could lead to further contemplation.****

If you think you are at risk, please consider the following:
- "Tropic Thunder", "Thank You for Smoking", and "Dr Strangelove" are tragic and unamusing.
- Stephen Colbert is America's "Great White Hope".
- The "Daily Show" is for morons; Fox News is for The Chosen.

If you answered "yes" to any of the questions above, DO NOT BUY THI...
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Howls in the Moonlight (Howls in the Night Series), by Ellie ParinBelle Knight isn't your typical werewolf. She's stronger and faster and can fight just as well as she can cook.

And as a chef, her meals are amazing.

Only one problem: in her quest to strengthen her inner wolf and protect those she loves, she's forgotten what it's like to view life as a normal human. However, when Max Greyson walks into her life, being a human doesn't seem all that bad anymore.

In fact, hiding her werewolf side at the moment isn't a bad idea since she and her pack are being targeted by Hunters. It's a good thing she has Max to help her fight her ruthless enemies.

Max just has to make sure the woman he's falling for doesn't find out that he's the Hunter sent to destroy her...
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Ark Of The Witch (The Ark Of The Witch), by Robert Seppälä The Ark of The Witch is an action packed thriller that will leave you
with goose bumps as you quickly turn the pages to see what will happen
next. Seppälä does a brilliant job at creating tension and suspense that
has you clamoring to read more.” - LA HILDEN

"Thy still march to the doom of man, for whence came song and tales of thine deeds, for now shall come weeping upon a dismal plain. And of the harlots and shattered souls of thine crusade, shall come forth and beg for death but will not find it hence."

Ailing from a bitter divorce settlement, the foreclosure on his home,
and the loss of his job, Karl's just received the break he's been waiting
for. He's inherited the family farm in...
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The Bad Girls' Club, by Kathryn O'HalloranThe Bad Girls' Club: it's about sex, it's about dares but most of all, it's about friendship.

When Imogen, Juliette and Beth are seated together at a wedding, they have nothing in common but their resentment of the bride, Poppy. A risque prank draws them together and they decide to form the Bad Girls Club - a last ditch effort to free them from the shackles of keeping themselves nice.

The club rules are simple. Each girl must complete a dare pushing them way out of their comfort zones.

Imogen puts the club in danger with her first dare. It seems nothing she does works out quite right until she is approached by the one man she thinks she can never have, the one man she should never have - Poppy's husba...
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The Nimnad, by Louise KnowlesLucy Miles is thirteen. She has lost her confidence, she doesn’t have any friends, she hates school and as if that wasn’t bad enough she is also the main target of Beth Mackenzie, the school bully. She wishes she could wake up in the morning and just look forward to the day, it isn’t much to ask. The word school makes her feel sick to her stomach.

Then one night in her bedroom she is woken up by her dog going crazy and accidently discovers a strange cute little creature called a Nimnad. This discovery opens her eyes to a world she never knew existed and things will never be the same again.

Together they experience some crazy stuff, and both learn about new emotions and feelings that neither of them has ever enco...
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Hollow Beings, by Sheila MarieA short story about two mysterious sisters trying to live in obscurity....
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Snap Factor, by Sam LoveA killer epidemic sweeping workplaces isn’t the flu. It’s workplace violence. Too frequently, we see stories of a frustrated employee picking up a gun to seek revenge. As we probe the murder in Snap Factor we expose the pressures that can build up in the modern workplace until someone snaps.

In Snap Factor, a washed up NYPD detective, “Mac” McCormick, confronts this human resources nightmare head on. His life of easy suburban cases is upended when a corporate vice president, is gunned down in a sniper-style attack.

Because this case doesn’t fit the standard profile of an angry employee walking in with a blazing gun, the detective first thinks this is a professional hit. But as he discovers the workplace is ...
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War Party, by J Drew BrumbaughIn a world where dreams are belittled and apathy has become a staple, War Party proves that one unlikely hero can still make a difference. Tommy Galiwee, a native-American teen, wants desperately to be a warrior despite having been taught that Indian warriors no longer exist. Criticized and harassed by his father and tribal elders, Tommy sets out to prove he is much more than an idle dreamer.
Driven by a mysterious vision and seeking to fulfill his dream, Tommy will lead a group of rag-tag friends on an adventure they will never forget; an adventure that will find them pitted against a group of well-funded modern day terrorists determined to seize and destroy the tiny town of Finkle Creek just outside the boys’ reservation. In W...
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The Faithless: A Political Thriller, by Allan AirishHow many votes does it take to become President of the United States?

The answer, as Jack Patton learned from his father at an early age, is just 270... the key is making sure they’re the right 270 votes. When his father passes away, Jack comes up with a plan to honor the man in a way that respects his small-town, politically active legacy: by becoming one of the select few chosen as a member of the electoral college, the only people in the country whose vote directly decides the presidential election.

But someone else has a different plan in mind... one that could not only put Jack in the center of a deadly political conspiracy, but could also result in one of the most audacious thefts of all time: the stealing of t...
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