Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Book Discovery Day! (Tuesday, May 31)

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!
Brother Brother: A Memoir, by Dan Duffy
Do you love road trips? Hop in the back seat of Dan’s ’66 GTO convertible and ride along with him as he travels cross-country in search of his missing brother.The trip is sure to blow your mind!If you are a baby boomer who came of age in the 60’s, you should not pass up Dan’s book.
Dan’s memoir; mostly truth, part fiction, is a tribute to his older brother Rich, whom he will always consider a casualty of the post-Vietnam era. Missing in America for the past 45 years, Rich mysteriously reappears along with his ’66 GTO convertible and coerces Dan to retrace the cross-country route he took back in ’70 to settle in a commune in Corrales, New Mexico.
With Dan taking control behind the wheel a...
                     
Winter in Waianae (Love in Oahu Book 2), by Aubree Lane
They come in with the dolphins and leave with the Winter Solstice.

Soon after Brittany arrives on the island, she shares an ocean adventure with a pod of magical spinner dolphins. The prophecy is specific. Two strangers will appear to infuse her with luck and love, but trouble is brewing on Oahu. Grady’s flirty green eyes have sparked her interest, but finding love with the neighborhood Casanova isn’t probable. And being questioned by the DEA didn’t feel the least bit lucky. The longest day of the year approaches, and the legend appears to be nothing more than a myth. If not for the help of a squawking baby tern, the blessing of the dolphins might have skipped her altogether.
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The Answer, by L.L. Buck
A sweet, clean, and inspirational read.

Fifteen years he presumed her dead. Is now—too late?

Grady Mathews knew love, but like his health and father, it slipped away at a young age. Now thirty-two, engaged, and CEO of a large medical supply company, Grady longs to fill the void his heart has become since the death of Noelle Thompson, his first love.
When an opportunity arises to speak at Camp Dream Come True, a camp for children battling cancer, Grady agrees with reluctance. He knew the camp would surface painful memories, but he never dreamed it would bring her back. Now he must decide if a life of love with Noelle, is worth the risk of losing everything—his daughter....
                     
Search for the Silver Swamp Monster (A Griffin Ghostley Adventure Book 1), by Thomas J. Prestopnik
SEARCH FOR THE SILVER SWAMP MONSTER
A Griffin Ghostley Adventure - Book #1
For readers ages 10 - 13

Sixth grader Griffin Ghostley has a lot on his mind today. One intriguing map. Three head-scratching clues. Oh, and a water-dripping, vine-wrapped swamp monster out to defeat him. Can Griffin solve the three clues in time to help him unlock a mysterious vault in the abandoned Kensington Circle Corporation building that is the key to everything? With the help of Mindy Mayhew, his friend and classmate, and his three canine companions, he'll certainly try. But first they must follow the map to an old barn, a pumpkin patch and a graveyard if they plan to succeed--and all under a full moon on Halloween night!...
                     
Nighthawks (Children of Nostradamus Book 1), by Jeremy Flagg
Twenty-six-year-old painter Conthan Cowan takes art to a shocking frontier…

His debut exhibit features the transformation of his high school friend, Sarah, as she went from a shy, soft-spoken girl to a Child of Nostradamus—an individual gifted with extraordinary abilities. Living in a society where the Children of Nostradamus are captured by the government, Conthan’s exhibit draws attention from officials and protesters alike.

A government psychic may be dead, but that doesn’t stop her from manipulating the future…

The deceased White House aide is only remembered for her failed assassination attempt on the president decades before Conthan was born. Foreseeing her own death, she scribed lette...
                     
COZY MYSTERY: Murder At The Barbecue: A Rare Catch Cozy Mystery (Book 2), by Liz Turner

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Murder at the Barbecue: A rare catch cozy mystery (Book 2)
Veronica has been hired to cater a neighborhood party in an upscale cul-de-sac on Delta Avenue. When she arrives she gets to know the neighbors a little, but not before one of them, Leo Amato, is found dead. It would appear he's been stabbed to death!

Veronica, Detective Max Bernard, and her best friend Sakura team up once again to work on the case. One scrap of evidence found on the body is a portion of a torn photograph. Veronica soon realizes that if they want to solve this mystery they need t...
                     
Flesh and Blood: A Gripping Private Detective Mystery Thriller from the Roberts and Bradley Casebook, by Solomon Carter
A broken taboo... A stolen kiss... A moment frozen in time returns to haunt Private detective Eva Roberts.

Eva faces her past against a backdrop of deadly terrorism. Europe is in lock-down and another attack is imminent. 

Two situations, one private and personal... one dark and deadly. Can they really be linked?

Deadly danger and personal shame meet as Roberts and Bradley embark on a deadly new journey in Flesh & Blood, a gripping private detective mystery thriller from the Roberts and Bradley Casebook.

This book is a short read with a thrilling cliffhanger - the first of five instalments which are also available as a complete boxed set!

If you love fast-paced page turnin...
                     
The Terran Representative, by Angus Monarch
A Terran Representative was put in cryo-stasis and awoken by an alien race: the Vantagax. The Sol System is destroyed and barren, and the Terran people have disappeared from the galaxy. The Vantagax want to know where the Terrans have gone, and they won't accept ignorance. What is one to do when they're abducted by an alien race and taken to the stars?

You search for your people....