Friday, August 21, 2015

Book Discovery! (Friday Aug 21)

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!
City of Hidden Children (Children in Hiding Book 3), by Victoria Randall
How far would you go to rescue your friends?

Katy has just turned seventeen in the year 2055, when an unlicensed pregnancy is a felony, and children born without a license can be confiscated by the state. She learns that she was one of those children who had been seized by the ruthless Population Control police. Through heroic efforts her mother rescued her, but Katy’s two best friends had to be left behind. She has no idea where they are now, since children are farmed out to factories once they turn sixteen.

Now that she remembers, she is determined to find them. Her search will take her from her privileged life to a place of fear and dehumanization that she had never imagined existed.

City of Hidden Children, Book T...
                     
Of North Blood Drawn (Magen Book 1), by C. J. Watterson
Magen is an outcast, exiled by his people, the mythical 'North Ice-Islanders'. Born without telepathy; he is abnormal, a regression. Conscripted as a Seaton Guard, he is ensnared in their 300 year interplanetary war with Es’stus. A dark shadow dogs his steps. Ancient prophesy hangs over him. A spy sleeps. Expect a motley crew, action, witty banter, romance and some provoked thoughts.

His arrival does not go unnoticed. The enigmatic Marshal Damoclus, guessing his unusual origin, makes him - 'Swordmaster'. This anachronistic position causes ripples to the highest level of command. Striving to adapt to living in a foreign culture, Magen is determined to make his mark.

Magen is “Of North Blood Drawn”, that...
                     
Twin Flames ~ Katoom ~ Book 1, by Cassandra L. Shaw
She’s in grave danger, but she doesn’t want his protection…

After a long and bitter world-war for pure human supremacy, humans and two sub-species the Eli and Crea reside on Earth in an uneasy harmony. One morning on a jog, Bliss Jacobs finds a murdered fellow Eli. She scents the killer on the body, but other evidence is washed away by a savage storm, leaving Bliss as the sole witness and the target of an assassin—and forcing her back into the world of the man who shattered her heart.


He believes she is his destined mate, but he knows there are no second chances…

Kaid Sinclair is chasing more than his best friend’s murderer. He wants Bliss in his bed and in his life, but after their ...
                     
The Musubi Murder, by Frankie Bow
˃˃˃ What is a Musubi (pronounced moo-soo-BEE)?

The Spam musubi, Hawaii's favorite snack and Merrie Musubis' signature dish, is a cube of sticky rice topped with a slice of fried Spam, and then wrapped in a strip of dried seaweed. From a distance, musubis look a lot like oversized pieces of sushi.

>>> The Musubi Murder isn't the first Hawaiian mystery, but it is Hawaii's first campus murder mystery

Newly single and far from home, Professor Molly Barda wants to focus on her job and stay out of trouble until she gets tenure at remote Mahina State University. But her life is upended when fast-food entrepreneur Jimmy Tanaka, founder of Merrie Musubis, pledges a huge d...
                     
Way of the Junglepreneur: Art of Succeeding and Surviving in Tough Business Terrains, by David Oludotun Fasanya
The Best Business Book for Learning to Survive and Thrive in any Environment
The business world today is really like a jungle and this book will show you exactly how to thrive in any tough business terrain.
In this book you will learn about:

Who is the Junglepreneur?
Where the Future of Global Business is headed
How to Succeed in Tough Times and Tough Places
The Tools & Frameworks You Need to Conquer the Business Jungle
The Right Mindset for Jungle Success
How to Network in the New Jungle Landscape
How to Make Money and Hunt for Big Game in the business Jungle
How to Develop a Jungle Attitud...
                     
Nine-Tenths of the Law, by Glenn Mitchell
Detective Ben Ricci has never experienced fear. He’s about to spend the next five days mastering terror.A dark and wicked mystery that will haunt readers long after the final page.

A doomed killer’s cryptic warning, an ancient Japanese book on the occult, a family of Italian witches, a mannequin that can’t be destroyed, the murderous spirit of a dead child.

Detective Ben Ricci is not a believer. Everything must have a logical explanation, including the brutal murder of Fabrizio Lecanto. All he needs is a broken alibi or compelling motive. Instead he has unreliable testimonies, all telling the same dubious ghost story.

It’s bad timing for Ricci. He’s under investigation, struggling to save his...
                     
Meanwhile, Back in Deadwood (Deadwood Humorous Mystery Book 6), by Ann Charles
Meanwhile, Back in Deadwood … the mystery and mayhem continue. Between the butchered body parts, creepy killers, dogged detectives, ghoulish ghosts, and ever-present TV cameras, Violet Parker’s purple boots are itching to skedaddle.

But there is no escaping another murder investigation or her new deadly reputation. Not even if both risk the lives of those she loves most....
                     
Hidden Secrets: From the Beauty for Ashes saga, by Sharon Polk
Ruth Samuelsson lived the first few years of her life in the city with her mother and father. A catastrophic event occurred that changed the entire course of her life and stripped her of her faith.

Consequently, she is convinced God cares nothing about mankind, most especially her. Ruth takes us on a journey through the complexity of her imperfect life. Her story exemplifies the unconditional love of our incredible God, and His remarkable ability to take the ashes of lives and exchange them for beauty....
                     

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