Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Book Discovery Day! (Tuesday, Mar 1)

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!
Jump Cut (The Ellie Foreman Mysteries Book 5), by Libby Fischer Hellmann
Chicago video producer Ellie Foreman has been absent from thriller author Libby Fischer Hellmann's repertoire for almost a decade. Now, in Jump Cut, she's back...and is soon entangled in a web of espionage, murder, and suspicion that threatens to destroy what she holds most dear.

Hired to produce a candy-floss profile of Chicago-based aviation giant Delcroft, Ellie is dismayed when company VP Charlotte Hollander trashes the production and cancels the project. Ellie believes Hollander was spooked by shots of a specific man in the video footage. But when Ellie arranges to meet the man to find out why, he is killed by a subway train before they can talk. In the confusion, she finds a seemingly ...
                     
The Ancient Burden of Fear, by T. C. Walters
This is a story about courage, ancient gods, and people falling in love. The book begins in the mist of the night as a fisherman maneuvers his boat through the waters of Peru's largest port, setting the stage for an extraordinary escape from an island prison. This incident triggers a series of events that spans two continents-North and South America-and brings together the lives of six very exceptional people. Woven throughout the novel is an unusual love affair filled with depth and devotion. The catalyst for the story is Gage McClure, the owner of The Inn at the Pier in Seattle, Washington. Each of the characters will be bound together by Gage's desire to repay a debt of honor and, coincidentally, will be affected by the strange resurrect...
                     
Bright Dawn Rising (The Order Book 1), by Garran Tackitt
The last thing Tannis Laherty, average everyday human, wants to do is work late. But the boss signs the paycheck and pays the bills, so he resigns himself to a boring night at the office. Boring that is, until he wins fight with an apparently living skeleton.

Enter, one Lycan and one Pixie, forward operators of a supernatural organization known only as The Order. They discover that everyday human Tannis has some pretty odd abilities. Tannis is taken back to their base of operations where he is identified as a Human of the Dawn, a mythical race of humans with preternatural abilities. Deciding to take a chance on adventure, Tannis agrees to join the organization and train to be one of the frontline soldiers protecting humanity f...
                     
In the After (Fighting Chance Book 1), by Elisa Dane
Sadie Reynolds is a liar with secrets. At school, she’s part of the popular crowd known as AE, despite being broken inside. She hides it well. She has to. The slightest bit of imperfection will land her in the same shoes as her Geeky neighbor named Ian.

Ian and his only friend are the object of Sadie’s friends’ ridicule, ire, and entertainment. The AE rule the school with intimidation and retribution against anyone who would dare question their supremacy.

Sadie steers clear of most of it, terrified someone will find out her secret. She isn’t the least bit perfect. In fact, she suffers from PTSD stemming from the murder of her mother right before her eyes when she was a child. She can barely cope from day-...
                     
Single Again, by Shanice B.
Jessica has a wonderful job as an accountant and a boyfriend who she loves very much. When Jessica walks in on her boyfriend Mario in bed with his paralegal Jessica finds herself devastated and once again single. Jessica eventually moves on and comes to start dating Travis, a man who is a mystery but sweeps her off her feet. Jessica believes that she have finally found the one until drama eventually starts to unfold. Will Jessica overcome the drama or will she once again find herself single again?...
                     
Collapse: An Apocalyptic Horror Novel (Ferine Apocalypse Book 1), by John F Leonard
The sweeping sickness, a global pandemic.
Billions lie fallen, gripped by an unknown affliction.
Hope is all the few survivors have. Hope that the collapsed will recover and wake again.


But waking is when the real nightmare begins…

A mystery illness sweeps the globe. Swifter and more virulent than anything ever recorded, enfolding the earth like a savage hand snatching a child’s marble.
The City Flu in Britain.
The Sweeping Sickness in America.
Misnomers, semantics, swirls of the matador’s cloak, the names don’t matter. There isn’t time for that. Normal life is slipping its gears, sliding into unknown territory. The illness is never properly classified, identified or s...
                     
Gray Panthers: Battle for Earth, by David Guenther
The year is 2126. It has been thirty years since Iran nuked Washington, D.C.

America has traded security for liberty following the attack, with the suspension of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The Constitution isn’t even taught in school anymore. In this environment, Dan “D2” Daniels, a retired Army NCO of the old breed, sworn to protect the Constitution, finds a crashed spaceship and learns that Earth will soon be invaded. Using the technology from the spaceship, Dan forms an army of fellow senior veterans with two missions: first, to revive the republic they had sworn their allegiance to, and second, to save that republic—and the world along with it.

Their first foray includes converting the CV...
                     
Agent of the Crown (The Crown of Tremontane Book 3), by Melissa McShane
Telaine North Hunter, Princess of Tremontane, is beautiful, spoiled, flirtatious, and the center of fashionable society throughout Tremontane.

She’s also a spy.

As an agent of the Crown, Telaine uses her high society connections to gather information for her uncle, King Jeffrey. But when an overheard conversation reveals a sinister plot centered on the Baron of Steepridge, Telaine must pose as a common Deviser in the distant frontier town of Longbourne to uncover the truth.

Fresh from her glittering world of the palace, Telaine is completely unprepared for rural life. She must conceal her identity not only from the townspeople, but from the suspicious, corrupt Baron as well. Her only assistance comes...
                     

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