Friday, November 20, 2015

Book Discovery Day! (Friday Nov 20)

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!
Father of Lies, by Sarah England
A Supernatural Horror Novel....

'..far more chilling than any mainstream horror...'
'..an edge of the seat nerve-jangler...'

Ruby is the most disturbed psychiatric patient ever admitted to Drummersgate Hospital, on the bleak Derbyshire moors in England. With no improvement after almost two years, Dr. Jack McGowan finally decides to take a risk and hypnotises her. With devastating effects.
A horrific, dark force is now unleashed on the entire medical team, as each in turn attempts to unlock Ruby's shocking and sinister past. Who is this girl? And how did she manage to survive such evil?
Set in a desolate northern mining village, where secrets remain secrets and intruders are hounded from their h...
                     
Organic Container Gardening for All: From Kids to Seniors, Anyone Can Grow Herbs and Veggies in Containers, by Amelia Painter
Create a beautiful space that restores you and your family mentally, physically, and emotionally. Put food on the table, improve your health and environment, and boost morale by growing an organic garden. This enlightening how-to book will help you create an abundant, cost effective organic snack bowl of veggies and herbs on a small patio, balcony or porch. Eating fruits and veggies is the number one habit for healthy living and is most delicious and nutritious when eaten fresh, local, in season, and organic. By replacing processed food with super food from the organic garden, families can turn the tide on the alarming rise in diabetes, obesity, and life threatening food allergies. More people want to know where their food is grown, who's ...
                     
Cold-Blooded, by Lisa Regan
Fourteen years ago, high school track star Sydney Adams was gunned down in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. The investigation yielded useless clues, and the case went cold. But homicide detective Augustus Knox never gave up on finding Sydney’s killer. Now, retired from the police force and with only months to live, he enlists the help of private investigator Jocelyn Rush to clear the case once and for all.

Armed with little more than a theory as to who murdered Sydney, Jocelyn tries to lure a killer into the open. But unraveling the mystery means facing off against a cunning psychopath whose ruthlessness knows no bounds. When more bodies start to pile up, Jocelyn has to decide just how far she’s willing to go to catch a co...
                     
Savages: A Triptych, by Brendan Ball
This triptych of stylistically diverse stories - on the unifying theme of the occult, mysticism and primitive religion - features three equally diverse protagonists: a revered tribal chief whose life depends on concealing signs of age, a debonair daemon suffering professional ennui in a staff training role without prospects, and a visionary moon colonist on the run from unrequited love who is blackmailed into sham psychotherapy and drawn into a bloody labour dispute....
                     
Prayers for the Soul of a Dying Star, by Sailor Stone
He knew. Going to sea alone and unprepared wasn’t the wisest thing to do. But he was too tired to care.
And so not knowing if anything ever mattered, he hoisted sail, hoping to find something to set a course for – something bright, like a guiding star.
Then the gale hit, with its high winds, thundering waves, and cracking lightning, and all of the stars were obscured, and he figured this was a good way to go - drowning quiet in the din.
But the island – uncharted - got in the way of even that.
...
                     
Canyon Riddle, by A. E. Grady
When three young boys find a human skeleton in Palo Duro Canyon Texas Ranger Scott Durham is asked to find out what happened. Finding who left a body in the second largest canyon in the United States leads to discovering more than a murder. Scott travels much of the Texas Panhandle following one lead after another. Along the way, he meets Amanda Chisholm, park ranger, who is not only efficient and competent to help solve the case but a good companion. Faithful to the Texas Rangers reputation, Scott is a one-man army equipped and adept at handling dangerous situations but with a sense of his humanity to understand that there is always more to the story than you see on the surface....
                     
The Favor, by Marco A. Rodriguez
Ten years ago, Brian left Rachel at the altar. Circumstances beyond her control bring Rachel back to the town she grew up in, where she finds out that her former fiancé' is getting married the very next day. Jilted and dazed, she decides to crash the wedding rehearsal. Rachel plans on exposing Brian's secret to his unsuspecting fiancee'--unless he does one last favor for her.

The catch: It has to be done on his wedding day....
                     

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