Friday, November 14, 2014

Book Discovery! (Friday Nov 14)

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 Endora Trilogy (The Complete Series), by Thomas J. Prestopnik
The Endora Trilogy is a fantasy-adventure series for pre-teen and early teen readers, though many adults have enjoyed it, too. Now all three books are available in this one volume.

The Timedoor - Book I
The Sword and the Crown - Book II
The Saving Light - Book III


Join siblings Christopher and Molly Jordan who discover a magic timedoor that leads them to the kingdom of Endora where plenty of adventure awaits!

In The Timedoor, eleven-year-old Christopher Jordan and his eight year old sister Molly embark on a journey to help rescue a young princess kidnapped by the invading forces of the evil sorcerer Malaban, whose whereabouts remain a mystery.

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The Merchant of Death: A Mayan Mystery (The Cycle of Xhól Book 1), by
A corpse. A wrongly accused hunter. A crippled painter with an unquenchable thirst for justice.

In the year 679 AD, Xhól, a painter, a sculptor...and a cripple, discovers the dead body of a wealthy merchant just returned from a trade expedition to the North. Quickly, Xhól and Thirteen Jaguar, the shrewd high priest, discover that poison has been used.

Unwittingly Xhól directs suspicion on an innocent man, One Hunter. Caught in the intrigues plaguing the royal court and sneered at because of his limp, Xhól begins a dangerous quest for truth that will push his limits and test his resolve.

When the news come that mighty Tikal is launching an attack on Dos Pilas, the warriors ready themselves for ...
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Blue Eyes Blazing, by Nicholas M. Bugden

The strong we like, but the vulnerable we love.

It starts with a glance on the bus. Michael is heading home after his University classes when he sees Lina Willcox for the first time. He stumbles to say hi and makes a fool of himself on their first date. But Lina only finds his genuine shyness endearing. Within days the two lose themselves in each other but soon reach emotional depths that neither party is ready for. Lina has yet to fully recover from her ex, a man she gave herself to for the first time, and Michael, still uncertain about his future, is too guarded to fully give his heart to anyone. Can the two survive the strong emotions that come with diving too far too fast or will Michae...
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Herald of the Flame (The Rising Flame Book 2), by Sylvia Engdahl
Starship captain Terry Steward is committed to spreading acceptance of psi powers and other advanced mind capabilities throughout the worlds of humankind. A strange turn of fate has enabled him to overcome terrorists who would have put an end to the colony world Maclairn's plan to achieve this goal. Now with his own ship Estel, he journeys from world to world, heralding the hopeful future about which he alone knows the full truth. But the opponents of mind power still pose a threat and on Earth the persecution of people who develop new abilities is increasing. Soon targeted by bounty hunters, Terry risks everything that matters to him in a desperate attempt to defeat Maclairn's enemies, not guessing that if he lives long enough, he i...
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Legacy From A Lovesick Woman, by Renee Goudeau
In 1922 at a time when Jim Crow and its offshoot, the One-Drop Law, are at their height, a legacy from the past rises like an evil specter to terrorize the present. In Lake Badin, Louisiana, Odette Montagne Grandpierre is threatened with blackmail because of the contents of her grandmother’s journal. Faced with stigma, loss of her civil rights and lifelong identity, she decides the only way out is to murder her tormentor. When her niece, Giselle O'Connell Richards, discovers the blackmail and the jeopardy Odette is in, she uses her weekly newspaper column to fight fire with fire--never dreaming she, herself, will be caught in the firestorm from the past....
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Earth Improvement Day, by Ripley King
Crime Thriller

Jacob Hard is a man obsessed with one idea: Revenge over the biker gang that killed his wife and son, leaving him for dead. Parallel him, Homicide Detective Mark Hauer.

Two axes to grind, and one stone to grind them on.
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Black Magic (Magic Colours Book 2), by Juliet Waldron
Disappointed in love, weary of war, Goran von Hagen retreats to his idyllic alpine estate. He does not know the dark and ancient secret of the looming mountain--or that it will change his life forever....
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Forever ... Christmas (Happy Books), by Mary Kelly
FOREVER ... CHRISTMAS

My name is Katie and I couldn’t have imagined a better setting for a romantic encounter other than Christmas Eve. The only problem is that Alex isn’t exactly my ideal man and he doesn’t seem to have fallen for my charms either. He's insisted, right from the start, that he is absolutely not interested in dating me. At least we can agree on one thing.

But when each Christmas he whisks me away into a romantic story filled with snowflakes, laughter and unforgettable memories, I start to wonder if maybe I judged him too quickly. After all, he brings so much enchantment into my life and makes my heart beat faster than anyone else can. The only small obstacle standing in the way: he’s not in love wi...
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