Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Book Discovery Day! (Tuesday Apr 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!
The Big Red Buckle, by Matthew Alan Thyer
Humanity has survived environmental and atmospheric calamity and begun to move out into the stars. Sport still plays a vital role in our day-to-day affairs. The Big Red Buckle recounts an episode of a single-stage endurance race held between two shield volcanoes on a Mars that is slowly being terraformed. Participants must run and soar over 1,500 kilometers while the solar system watches.

For Marco Aguilar, just being at the starting line represents the culmination of two years of careful preparation and training. He aims to win the Grand Martian Traverse, and take home The Big Red Buckle for himself and for native Martians....
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Bleeding Heart (Clytemnestra Stone Series), by R M Nicholls
"I was never charged with my father's murder." My voice echoed around the bare room.
"Well, lightning ain't gonna strike you twice."

Did Ness Stone get away with murdering her father to inherit his billions? According to the media she's the 'girl with the face of an angel, but the heart of a killer'. It's always in inverted commas, an accumulation of fabrications, rumors and innuendo that follow her everywhere. So when she is found hiding near the blood-soaked body of her ex-lover she knows that no-one will believe in her innocence. Her lawyer, Benjamin Christ doesn't believe that there's such a thing as innocence. He knows how to win a case with a guilty client. Trouble is, Ness cares more about the truth ...
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The Sudoku Player: A Cyber Detective Novel, by Rich Rojas
Justin Marsh, a wealthy serial entrepreneur, spends his days and nights locked away in his Bethesda, MD condo coding a future prediction platform. The technology and demand for such a platform have arrived and Justin hopes he can find answers to the devastating depression gripping the nation and the political turmoil that divides it. He's just not sure what questions to ask. As a front, he's billed himself as a freelance cybersecurity consultant and takes on the occasional contract for appearances' sake.

Justin receives a mysterious request from the CEO of a rising financial services company about to issue a lucrative IPO. After meeting in secret with the CEO and his inner circle, Justin learns that a large number of customer...
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One Tomb Short of a Graveyard (Alex Cheradon #2.5), by Jason Krumbine
There's a fresh grave dug at the Fairfield Funeral Home and all it's missing is a tombstone.

For months Alex Cheradon has been on the receiving end of a helping hand from Jonathon Bragan. But Bragan's help has been nothing more than a careful manipulation of Alex. Bragan's reaching the part of his plan where it's time to make his true intentions known to Alex. Of course, when that happens, the price of Bragan's help is going to come due as well.

Devon Christian is on the edge of sanity. The voices in his head get louder every day. At some point, he's not going to be able to ignore those voices forever. And when he stops, there's only one person at the top of his hit list.

And to top it ...
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The Star Thief (Star Thief Chronicles), by Jamie Grey
Stealing another galactic secret will get her arrested, but playing by the rules might just get her killed.

At twenty-three, Renna Carrizal is the most notorious thief in the galaxy. There's just one problem - all she wants is to get out of the business.

But after Renna rescues an injured boy on her final job, she finds herself on the run from the mob instead of enjoying retirement. She unwittingly becomes ensnared by MYTH, a top-secret galactic protection agency who offer her a choice - either help them on their latest mission, or spend the rest of her life on a prison ship.

Forced to work under the watchful eye of handsome but arrogant Captain Finn, Renna learns the former mercenary-turned-hero has ...
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Walk the Right Road Series: The Complete Collection, A Romantic Suspense, by Lorhainne Eckhart
THE CHOICE: One woman. Two men. And a choice that could kill here.
LOST AND FOUND: A hit and run. A deserted country road. A parents' worst nightmare.
MERKABA: Everyone thought he was dead and that's how he needs it to stay. But the secretive dark haired beauty could ultimately be his undoing.
BOUNTY: Most cops have a past. A past they can speak of. A past they can share. But not Diane...
BLOWN AWAY, The Final Chapter: Imagine that the man who's been the source of all your misery shows up on your doorstep. Imagine this man wants your forgiveness for every bad thing he's done to you and your friends. Would you believe him?...
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The Ultimate California Auto Accident Handbook, by Edward Smith
This book will help victims of accidents in California understand how auto accident cases are handled. Learn: *How best to get your car fixed *Can you get a rental car * If you need to hire an attorney. *How to select a competent personal injury lawyer *What to do if you are struck by an uninsured or hit and run driver. *How to recover your past and future medical expenses. *How to recover for past and future earnings loss *Time limits for Filing suit *Mistakes you should avoid in buying auto insurance *Mistakes that attorney's make in evaluating personal injury cases *What experts can help you achieve a better result in your case....
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Stone and Silt, by Harvey Chute
A ruthless murder and a stolen shipment of gold.

At school, sixteen-year-old Nikaia Wales endures the taunts of bullies who call her a "half-breed." At home, she worries about how her family will react if she reveals her growing feelings for the quiet boy next door.

Those are soon the least of her troubles. Nikaia discovers a hidden cache of gold, and when police find a corpse nearby, her father becomes a suspect. Worse, Elias Doyle is circling, hungry to avenge his brother's death.

Nikaia desperately searches for clues to save her father. In her quest to find the killer, she learns about the power of family, friendship, and young love....
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