Friday, October 23, 2015

Book Discovery Day! (Friday Oct 23)

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 Opener, by John Triptych
Beneath the gleaming new economies of South-East Asia there exists an underworld of transgression, vice and rampant corruption.

Abandoning a recession-plagued America for the easy money of Asia's lucrative but highly illegal boiler room industry, Don Rouse must navigate through a sordid world of drug addicts, deviants, prostitutes and professional con men in order to achieve his lifelong dream of making it big. But his world is suddenly turned upside down as the police show up and his boss goes missing. After a chance meeting with the alluring but enigmatic Jessica, Don is plunged into a high stakes mystery that could very well put an end to his criminal career and perhaps even his life.

From the fleshpots of Bangk...
                     
Candidate For Love (Classic Romance Collection Book 2), by Lita Lawson
Christine Yeager has no time for more complications in her life as she juggles her mayoral campaign with raising her son alone. With a contentious divorce in the mix, she thinks her life can’t get any more stressful. When her soon-to-be ex informs her he’s been receiving threats that include their young son, her life is transformed by the man sent to protect them.

JT Morris makes his living providing personal security to high-profile rock icons. He’s spent his adult life on the road, and has no desire to stay in one place. Since leaving his hometown, he hasn’t looked back and never expected to return…until he’s hired to protect his high school crush.

Can a woman who’s been betrayed and a man without r...
                     
When I Knew You: A Blue Sage Mystery, by Desiree Prosapio
Rock climber and ropes course instructor, Kati Perez, had long accepted that her mother would never come back after the traumatic brain injury she sustained in an auto accident. But everything changed twelve years later when, in a moment of lucidity, her mother, Antonia, sends Kati a warning - what happened at that intersection was no accident, and those responsible were going to be coming after them both.

When I Knew You explores the mystery of memory, emotion, loyalty, and deceit. Set against the backdrop of the high desert of El Paso and the ranching families of south Texas, this latest Blue Sage Mystery delivers page-turning action and unexpected twists and turns. This multigenerational mystery contemplates what it means to...
                     
True Love Never Dies (A Heaven's Beach Love Story Book 2), by Teri Riggs
Samantha has mourned the tragic Christmas Eve death of her husband for three years. During that time, she’s moved to a home in the small seaside town of Heaven’s Beach, has made plenty of new friends, and owns the local art gallery. She should be happy. Instead, she misses Nate, the love of her life, to the point of distraction. To make matters worse, her mind seems to be playing tricks on her lately and she begins to see images that can’t possibly be real.

With the help of her friends and mother in law, Sami has finally decided it’s time to pullher life together once and for all. But is it ever truly possible to move on?

Or is it a fact that True Love Never Dies?
...
                     
Division Clock, by Ivan Samokish
"A young man battling with severe depression, loss of memory and gradual onset of madness races to find a stolen magical clock and reset time to save humanity from an evil power. Trapped in his own crazed visions, the line between reality and dreams is gradually blurred, leaving him struggling to overcome an adverse battle for identity, perception and restoration of sanity."


Detailed Description:


Division Clock is a surreal insight into the workings of the mind of a protagonist who has lost all hope. If you are looking for something deep, dark and imaginative, then this story is for you. If you prefer to read something that questions all your assumptions of how and where you...
                     
Mermaid Rising (Mermaid Adventures Book 1), by C. L. Savage
It was the quiet after the storm. I sat up in bed - what had awakened me? I tried to sit still to listen, but my heart was pounding. Throwing off the covers I turned to look out at the rising moon shining brilliantly through the departing storm clouds, its silver lighting up my room.
Goosebumps rose on my arms and I tried to rub them down. At the gym pool, I peered down from the diving board, watching as the rising moon cast its light upon the water. Moonlight trailed into the water and bubbles began to rise from the bottom, the pool thrilling to the moonlight as its water called to me.
Caught up in the moonlight’s song, I dove in an arc into the still waters, shattering the moon’s reflection. Blissful waters greeted me, cal...
                     
Bumblestook: Book 1, The Accidental Wizard, by Sheri McClure-Pitler
Using their inborn magic and ability to move between dimensions,The People (comprised of three races; Wizards, Heroes and shape-shifting Amorphae) hide in plain sight among ordinary Humans. But when two Heroes seek to use an innocent Humanchild to circumvent their own daughter's fate, a magical backlash occurs and the boy accidentally becomes a Wizard! Follow Farley Bumblestook,the not-so-ordinary, Human, boy-next-door, as he embarks on a Quest filled with mystery, magic and endless wonder... 
                     
Creepier by the Dozen: Twelve Twisted Tales, by Anneliese Hise
Twelve short stories in the "Twilight Zone" tradition by a father, son and daughter team of writers. From an ambulance ride with a serial killer to an interrogation with an apathetic hitman, these macabre stories are designed to get your mind racing and your heart pumping.

A reviewer writes: "These twelve tales range from creepy to eerie and all are well done. I found myself wanting more, and occasionally shuddering at a couple of the endings. If you like The Twilight Zone you will love Creepier by the Dozen."...
                     

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