Friday, September 18, 2015

Book Discovery Day! (Friday, Sept 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!
The Night Has Teeth, by Randy Speeg
The Night Has Teeth: a short story of suspenseful horror
Carrie and her husband Steve are traveling to her parents’ house for what is supposed to be a relaxing holiday weekend. However Fate has other plans for the couple. A sudden severe thunderstorm and a much unexpected detour will bring them face to face with a horror neither could have ever imagined. This is one get away that will teach them that there really is...no place like home....
                     
Retreat to Woodhaven (The Hills of Burlington Book 2), by Jacie Middlemann
Jake Kyle needed to get away and never more so than now. The political quagmire that he’s help to bring to a boil is about to land on his doorstep. Under normal circumstances he’d be more than happy to take his critics on face to face and had done just that more than once over the years. And more than once he had been the one to walk away smiling. But this time in the midst of everything he’s embroiled in he has other far more important things to take care of. People who need him in ways they never had before. Family who counted on him though would never admit it. One person in particular who he was not about to let down if he’s given a chance to make amends.

Barely twenty-four hours later, after a few phone calls...
                     
The Ghosts of Gloaming, by Patricia Otto
With his marriage to Maggie Connor, William McLaren, the Laird of Gloaming Castle, erases a war debt between their families. But he never expected his new wife to be such a spirited curious lass. A woman as unconstrained as her red curls, who forces his quiet secretive existence out of the shadows and makes him wonder if he has neglected his life, and his castle, for too long.
No one asked Maggie if she wanted to be the Lady of the place everyone calls Gloomy Castle or be married to its prickly enigmatic laird. But in this world, a woman's life is not shaped by fairness and her power is almost nonexistent. Now, she is determined to forge the best life for herself in a strange realm and establish an accord with her indecipherable husb...
                     
A Girl and Her Cat: The Search for Yaser Abdel Said: Vol. 7, by Denis Schulz
She was Asma bint Marwan. She had been murdered by Umyar ben Uday on orders from the Prophet in 642 AD for speaking out against Islam. But she had not died; the spirits of the ancient Greeks had carted her off to the Netherworld from where she had continued her desperate struggle against the forces of evil. She was a 1,400-year-woman old in the body of a ten-year-old girl. She had never enjoyed herself so much and then her ancient enemies got atter her and the only thing that could save her was private eye Bernard Piffy and Ingrate, the world's most amazing cat...
                     
Sometimes We Ran 3: Rescue, by Stephen Drivick
Five years have passed since the zombie apocalypse swept across the world. The remnants of humanity struggle to survive against Red-Eye, man-eating monsters that hide among the ruins of civilization.

The survivors of Cannon Fields live behind their high iron fences and sturdy gate growing food, raising their children, and try to keep out the horrors of the outside world - living and dead. They hope for a day when fences and gates aren't needed anymore and someone puts the world back together.

During a trade mission, John Linder and his best friend Claire, cross paths with a stranger on a noisy motorcycle. He proposes an exchange - vital medicine for help in getting his friends to safety. The trip will be risky. The...
                     
Alien Curse, by John Bedford
The aliens are coming!
An advanced party of aliens crash land their shuttle craft in Africa.
The terror for Jason Dark begins when one of the aliens makes contact with him.
But why him? What is the link between them?
Caught in a landscape where nothing is as it seems, Dark's life is dominated by the alien, love, drugs, fear, and criminals, until the alien reveals his plan.
Then Dark uncovers a plot, and realizes just how high the stakes really are......
                     
6 Minutes Wrestling With Life: A Family's Tragedy to Triumph, by JohnA Passaro
Get ready to laugh, cry, smile and think. You will never look at life the same way again.

Imagine yourself inside a parent's worst nightmare - within the 6 minutes your child lies unconscious.
Each second is passing faster than the last.
The minutes are mounting.
Your hope is dwindling.

The doctor, who has been working feverishly to revive your child has since stopped and is now heading toward you.

Rarely do we know life changing events as they are happening, but this time you know.

You know deep down, that in a few seconds, after a few words, your life is going to change forever.

All you keep saying to yourself as the doctor ...
                     
Rescued By Tordin: Olodian Alien Warrior Romance, by Mychal Daniels
Curvy, intelligent and focused, Kyra Simmons has her eye on the prize. She’s locked her sights on becoming the top technical engineer for the most prestigious space program back on Earth. That is, until her life and plans are turned upside down in an instant on board a maintenance Space Station.

Stranded on the now failing Space station, Kyra needs a miracle to survive. She has no idea that the ‘foreign’ astronauts who show up to rescue her are out of this world—literally.

Warrior Lord Tordin, Crown Prince of Olodia, knows he’s outside of the Mandates of the Intergalactic Alliance when he intercedes to rescue the survivors of the Earth space station. But there’s something or someone pulling him in.
                     

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