Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Book Discovery Day! (Tuesday Feb 18)

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!
A French Liaison, by Les Bock
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Averil Parnell is an investment banker in the American Midwest with an obsession: he wishes to acquire a financially troubled French bank, Finance Suez, which was once the largest and most powerful financial institution in the world.

Jacques Montand was once an executive with Finance Suez. He was fired as the whistle-blower who brought to the attention of the authorities the bank’s illegalities. Recruited by Averil to lead the buyout effort for the French bank, Jacques anticipates that he will return to Paris in triumph as the new president of a reconstituted Finance Suez.

But powerful men in the French government do not want Jacques to celebrate anytime soon. They intend that Finance Suez remain in French owners...
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Handy Man (Calladine & Bayliss 1), by HH Durrant
Was it gang warfare? Was it about drugs? Was someone new shaking a serious fist at the old guard? DI Tom Calladine didn’t think so. He trusted his instincts and they told him that this was something else entirely. This was murder – brutal and gory in the extreme. Someone was secretly working on a quest of his own. This someone was a murderer with an inventive mind who killed with skill and left bloody remnants of his victims strewn all over his patch. Finding the culprit would prove challenging and in the end give him the shock of his career so far.

First in the Calladine and Bayliss series of detective novels.

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A Few Dead Men, by Van Holt
On Sale for a Limited Time!! Normally $7.99.


Wearing a badge and a Colt .45, Ben Cobbett had tamed some of the wildest towns in the West. When he stopped in the isolated desert town of Rockville to give himself and his tired horse a little rest, he wasn’t looking for another wild town to tame. But an old rancher wanted him to clean out a gang of vicious outlaws and rustlers who had ruined the old man’s daughter and run off most of his stock. What were a few dead men to a gunslinging town tamer like Ben Cobbett?

The bad ones weren’t afraid of Cobbett. They thought it would be fun to have him around, so they killed his horse to keep him from leaving. They soon learned that it was no fun a...
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The Book of Aftermath, by Abram Gitspof
Eversor, the manhunter cyborg wakes up in an abandoned battlefield, surrounded by remains of many cyborgs of his kind.
He remembers little but the harsh commandments from the Book of Mankind that he worshipped.

Another failed human colony had to be eradicated for breaching the commandments of the sacred text. Eversor remembers - he was sent along with millions of other cyborgs to punish the offending human planet.

Now the planet lay before him destroyed and Eversor was all alone. He is desperate to find a source of new commands he can follow - a new purpose.

Eversor finds a sole human survivor (Vagus) but does not destroy him despite his instincts. The manhunter instead uses the human as a guide in search for a...
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Cold Energy.: The Alex Cave Series. Episode 2., by James M. Corkill

When the Polar Ice Sheet mysteriously expands by thousands of square miles, the sudden change in temperature begins to alter the global weather patterns, and the devastation is horrific on a planetary scale. Once again Alex Cave is thrust into the situation when the USGS asks for his help after an earthquake destroys the City of Victoria, Canada, and awakens the sleeping Mount Baker volcano.

On his quest to find the cause of these destructive forces and figure out a way to stop them, Alex joins the owner and scientists on the research ship, Mystic. What they don’t realize is that the Captain and his first mate have an alternative purpos...
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Lawgivers: A Dystopian Techno-Thriller, by Chris Kohout
Welcome to the near future, where law enforcement has evolved. Attorneys are judge, jury and executioner in one. Police officers are free to investigate, interrogate and apprehend at will. Working together in pairs, they are called Lawgivers.

Like all attorneys, Sarah Jordan delivers justice with a katana blade. Moderate offenses result in the telltale scar of a Lawgiver sword through the palm. More serious crimes end with a blade through the heart.

When a young girl stumbles into their office after witnessing her father’s murder, Sarah and her cop partner Robert seek the murderer but soon find they’re on the trail of a vast conspiracy revolving around a new drug that vaccinates against all genetic diseases. Go...
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Tiernay West, Professional Adventurer, by Janni Lee Simner
If there’s lost treasure to be found, she’s the one to find it. Tiernay West, Professional Adventurer—at your service.

Moving with the stealth of a great cat of the African plains, Tiernay West can track a bicycle over dry pavement and infiltrate secret organizations far beyond bedtime. She has little use for playing by the rules, doing as she's told, or spending time with her mother’s dull new boyfriend and his computer-obsessed son.

Tiernay may be months away from (elementary school) graduation, but she already knows what she wants out of life: to become a professional adventurer, just like the heroine of her father’s best-selling novels. She isn’t scared of anything, and when she catches wind of pos...
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The King's Sword (Erdemen Honor), by C. J. Brightley
A disillusioned soldier. A spoiled, untried prince. A coup that threatens the country they love.

When retired soldier Kemen finds the young prince Hakan fleeing an attempted assassination, he reluctantly takes the role of mentor and guardian. Keeping the prince alive is challenging enough. Making him a man is harder.

As usurper Vidar tightens his grip on power, Kemen wrestles with questions of duty and honor. What if the prince isn’t the best ruler after all?

Invasion looms, and Kemen’s decisions will shape the fate of a nation. What will he sacrifice for friendship and honor?
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