Friday, November 1, 2013

Book Discovery Day! (Friday Nov 1)

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!
Ultraviolet Catastrophe, by Jamie Grey
Quantum Electrodynamics. String Theory. Schrödinger's cat. For sixteen-year-old Lexie Kepler, they’re just confusing terms in her science textbooks, until she finds out that her parents have been drugging her to suppress her outrageous IQ. Now Branston Academy, a school run by the world’s most powerful scientists, has tracked her down and is dying for her to attend - as a research subject.

She takes refuge at Quantum Technologies, a secret scientific community where her father works as a top-notch scientist, and begins her new life as girl genius at Quantum High. But the assignments at her new school make the Manhattan Project look like preschool - and Lexie barely survived freshman algebra.

Her first big assignme...
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Her Favorite Mistake (Windy City Romances), by Barbara Lohr
Sometimes a woman makes a mistake. Sometimes he’s hard to forget. When Vanessa Randall appears on "Eye of the Tiger," a popular reality TV show, she isn’t prepared to see her Vegas Hunky Hottie from four years earlier. She may need Alex, now an Internet mogul, but he’s the last man she wants back in her life.

Oh, Alex recognizes her all right. The long-legged brunette had called herself Vivien Leigh before slipping out before dawn. More than a little ticked off, he becomes Vanessa’s mentor to help her ramp up Randall’s Whipped Cream Cakes. Revenge can be sweet. When their business arrangement becomes personal, things get complicated. Alex and Vanessa struggle with commitment issues, but her toddler wins Alex’s hear...
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Fine Young Gentlemen, by C.W. Slater
Go inside the heads of three raunchy, impulsive sixteen-year-old boys at the elite Percy College School—where status-hungry moms blackmail students, and self-absorbed administrators will do anything to protect the school’s reputation. Craig is the popular golden boy struggling to hide a terrible secret. Jacob is an emerging psychopath plotting to eliminate his rivals. Sex-obsessed Matt is desperate to lose his virginity. Dark satirical fun that dares to show what teenage boys really think.

*CONTENT WARNING* GRAPHIC VIOLENCE INCLUDING MURDER, COARSE LANGUAGE, SEXUAL CONTENT, MATURE THEMES. THIS BOOK IS NOT FOR CHILDREN. RECOMMENDED FOR 16+

Fine Young Gentlemen is the first book in the upcoming Fine Young Gent...
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Your Passport To Freedom: Integrating Truth for Joyous, Victorious Christian Living, by Todd Paton
You’re a Christian. You yearn for an authentic, abundant, victorious walk with the Lord, but is your reality living up to your expectations? If your Christian walk seems more like a limp or you are feeling altogether stuck, if the joy of Christianity seems elusive and God seems distant, if you are experiencing more defeat than victory, than this program was designed for you.

Through a series of spiritual meditations you’ll discover the old mindsets that are standing in your way and obliterate them with the purposeful, diligent application of God’s powerful Truth. So if you are tired of scratching with the chickens or hanging with the buzzards and want to soar with the eagles of the faith, grab a copy of this devotional ...
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eMOTION: Forced Pair (A Fifth and Dent Story), by C Ryan Bymaster
eMOTION: Forced Pair

Marion Dent is a high-functioning sociopath.
He was trained by the U.S. military to become the perfect soldier to combat the newest form of illegal emotional-based technology.
In 2016, the U.S. government banned the use of eTech, technology with the capability of tampering with people’s emotions. Dent, incapable of feeling emotion, quickly rises in the military as the perfect soldier to enforce the newly created laws. But after failing a mission, Dent is relieved of duty and becomes a contractor for the highest bidder—his mental handicap making him the perfect weapon in a world where illegally controlling emotions means controlling absolute economic power.
eMOTION: Force...
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Never Marry A Warlock (A Beware Of Warlocks Novelette #1), by Marilyn Vix
Never Marry A Warlock (A Beware of Warlocks Novelette)

This book is part of the Witchy eBooks promotion featuring paranormal and witch-themed books from more than twenty authors. The promotion is October 30 - November 1, and books range from *Free* to under $5! The $0.99 price is for a limited time only.

Catherine walks in on her husband in bed with her best friend. What is a woman to do? It helps that she is a witch. Unfortunately, so is her husband. Before you can say spell battle, Catherine high tails it up the coast of California to clear her head. Lucky for her, she finds an Aussie hitchhiker. She will have to face her husband in the awaiting spell battle. Can she have a little fun with her new fond boy toy, o...
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Bourbon & Blood: A Crime Fiction Novel (Bill Conlin Thriller), by Garrard Hayes
In the tradition of action-packed noir thrillers, comes a crime fiction story about an otherwise good guy "bent" bad when he's pulled into the underbelly of the New York City crime scene.

Drugs, white slavery, prostitution, murder... Former soldier and decorated war hero Bill Conlin finds himself immersed in it all when he can't find "respectable" work after his tour in Afghanistan. When his cousin, Jimmy, first tries to talk him into joining Irish mafia boss Frank Sullivan's gang, Bill brushes him off.

All Bill really wants is a normal life with a nice girl, and he's pretty sure the waitress he just met, Dana, is the one. But with his savings running low, and desperate to get out of his Hell's Kitchen near-teneme...
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A Forever Death (Emerson Ward Series), by Michael W. Sherer
Old friend Brady “Puppy” Barnes pulls Emerson Ward away from a party to ask for help in recovering and finding out who stole a priceless gem collection from his commercial photography studio. Less than an hour later, Puppy is ambushed and shot in front of his own home while Emerson looks on helplessly.

Unsure if the shooting is connected to the jewel theft, Emerson starts poking into every corner of Puppy’s life to see who might want him dead. Suspecting the theft was an inside job since the stones had been replaced with fakes, he even takes a job at the financially troubled ad agency that commissioned the photo shoot to tae a closer look at everyone involved.

The deeper he digs, the more skeletons he finds in th...
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