Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Book Discovery Day! (Tuesday Oct 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!
Colony East (The Toucan Trilogy, Book 2), by Scott Cramer
$2.99 special price (60 percent off). 
Book 1 of the trilogy, NIGHT OF THE PURPLE MOON, free for a limited time

When the bacteria that killed most of world's adults undergo a deadly mutation, 15-year-old Abby must make the dangerous journey to Colony East, an enclave of scientists and Navy personnel who are caring for a small group of children. Abby fears that time is running short for the victims, but she's soon to learn that time is running out for everyone outside Colony East. (Parental discretion advised for readers 13 and under)...
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DEATH DUES #11 Rafferty & Llewellyn cozy procedural series, by Geraldine Evans
‘Evans writes clearly and realistically. The wry humour in the badinage between Rafferty and Llewellyn keeps the story moving.’
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With his wife-to-be’s wedding budget spiralling out of control and his superintendent demanding the swift resolution to the series of muggings of local loan sharks' collectors, DI Joe Rafferty is anticipating a long and trying week. And sure, enough, he isn’t disappointed.

When one John ‘Jaws’ Harrison is found with his skull caved in, in an alleyway backing on to rundown Primrose Avenue while on his way to collect debt repayments from the residents, Rafferty and his intellectual partner, Sergeant Dafyd Llewellyn, imagine the case will be easily sol...
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The Curse of Malenfer Manor, by Iain McChesney
Those in line to the Malenfer estate are succumbing to terrible ends – is a supernatural legacy at work, or something entirely more human?

Young Irish mercenary Dermot Ward retreats to Paris at the close of World War I where he drinks to forget his experiences, especially the death of his comrade, Arthur Malenfer. But Arthur has not forgotten Dermot. Dead but not departed, Arthur has unfinished business and needs the help of the living.

Upon his arrival at Malenfer Manor, Dermot finds himself embroiled in a mystery of murder, succession, and ambition. Dermot falls in love with the youngest Malenfer, the beautiful fey Simonne, but in his way are Simonne’s mismatched fiancé, her own connections to the spirit wor...
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Screaming To Be Solved, by Lauren Hope
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Marxie Vaughn becomes a widow at twenty-five years old when her police officer husband, Evan, is tragically killed—reduced to ashes in an explosion in the line of duty in their small Georgia town. Without even a body to bury, Marxie is left to deal with the sorrow of his abrupt and brutal end. Seeking to start anew, she packs up and moves east to Savannah.

But when Detective Grant Carter knocks on her door two years after the accident, Marxie’s carefully rebuilt world turns upside down once more. The grim detective gives Marxie unimaginable news: Evan’s body has been found in a nearby canal.

Desperate for answers, Marxie embarks on a fascinating, complex and heart-wrenching journey to find out exactly what happen...
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Cafe Insomniac, by Mark Capell
Café Insomniac is a spellbinding journey through the real and imagined life of a chronic insomniac. Twenty-five-year-old insomniac Justin Brooks opens an all-night café. But soon after the opening, one of his customers is murdered.

The fallout from the murder makes his insomnia worse -- much worse. He completely loses the ability to sleep.

Strange things start to happen in Justin's world, things that are hard to explain.

His eyes stream when it rains outside..... Another café appears, out of the fog, out of nowhere..... Footsteps follow him everywhere..... The dead person talks to him, though it's not a ghost..... And a magician waits for h...
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Native Silver (Destiny Bay Romances - The Ranchers), by Helen Conrad
Bestselling Romance Author-Millions in print worldwide 

"Helen Conrad is one of the very best authors I know." New York Times and USA Today bestselling author,Marie Ferrarella  

NATIVE SILVER--He wants her- she wants her ranch back!

When Shawnee Carrington returns home to help her grandfather win his fight to keep his land, she goes up against David Santiago, a man she's hated and loved with equal passion for years. She's determined to beat him, and win the horse show his sister always dominates as well, with the help of Native Silve...
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I, Minion (The Minion Chronicles), by Lewis Dix
Volume 1 of The Minion Chronicles

Centuries pass and the Dark Lord's Empire spreads across the land, its unconquerable armies forcing kingdom after kingdom to bend the knee. At the fore of these armies are the minions, skeletal warriors raised from the dead with dark magic to serve on the frontlines of battle. They are the perfect soldiers - made to be unthinking, unfeeling, and expendable. After all, there is no killing what is already dead.

So when one of them makes the unlikely choice to spare the Dark Lord's greatest enemy, a powerful young witch named Kora who has awoken feelings in him long forgotten, he sets off a chain of events that threaten to change the course of the Empire forever.

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Suriana and the Sulfur Cave (Gallows Hill Chronicles), by Jorge Ávila
One very cold Halloween night, just when Suriana Lugo thought that nothing could possibly ruin her ninth birthday party, she learns that she is very mistaken.

A magical package containing a potion is delivered by a very strange messenger, right to the front door of the home of the apprentice witch. The messenger imparts the news of the disappearance of an old wizard who is ruler of the Magic Castle of Palaquin.

Finding themselves drawn into the wizard’s disappearance, Suriana and her grandparents are forced to leave their home in order to keep the mysterious magic potion safe from the arms of the enemy.
A dark secret that has been kept for hundreds of years takes Suriana far from her home town in Massachusetts ...
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