Teen and Young Adult

Teen and Young Adult

Do you want to discover the next Twilight or The Hunger Games?  Do you love a story of a young person who grows up through action, suspense and drama?  You are shopping in the right place then.  Our ebooks in the Teen and Young Adult genres are the best examples of their craft, and they always deliver their youthful stories at free or discounted prices.

 

Definition of the "Teen and Young Adult Genre": First, it's important to define that the typical age range for this category is sixteen to twenty-five. But, don't feel bad if you're older than that range and still reading these ebooks.  Some of them are monster bestsellers that everyone reads--of all ages.  Setting aside the age "limitation," ebooks in the Teen and Young Adult genre are actually very broad in what fictional genres they cover. Fantasy, science fiction, horror and suspense are all genres that are encompassed in the overarching Teen and Young Adult genre.  One specific aspect to these ebooks is that they oftentimes involve coming-of-age stories.

 

Here are some examples of bestselling ebooks in the Teen and Young Adult genre.  J.K. Rowlings (Harry Potter), Stephanie Meyer (Twilight), Veronica Roth (Divergent), and Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games).

Retrieve (The Stormers Trilogy Book 1)

by Sarah Addison-Fox


What if the job you took to stay alive might be what kills you?

Book Two of The Stormers Trilogy Retreat releasing: 26 January 2019

Book Three of The Stormers Trilogy Receive releasing: 26 February 2019


Kade knows what it is to suffer. He knows what it's like to lose everything and everyone around him.

His job in a Stormer Unit guarantees not just his survival in the decimated country of Azetaria, but his sister Meg's. Even if it means facing the Numachi warriors baying for his blood, he'll do what it takes to keep her safe.

Hadley is alone and surviving the only way she knows how. By hiding where predators won't find her and scavenging enough just to keep her alive.

When desperation drives Hadley to search for her missing brother, she mistakenly accepts the offer of recruitment into the Stormer's camp, only to be partnered with Kade and sent as a scout into Numachi territory.

The intimidating young Stormer may just know where her brother has gone. But can they stay alive long enough to find him?

Get your copy at a special pre-order price of .99 today!

Upcoming releases from Sarah Addison-Fox:

Luminary, Magical Fantasy Romance 9 January 2019

 
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Seeds of Chaos Omnibus: A GameLit Dark Adventure Series (Books 1 & 2)

by Azalea Ellis


Leveling up would be amazing...

... if it weren't so deadly.


They injected me with a VR chip, a GPS tracker, and my first Seed. They gave me unbelievable powers.

Then they sent me to fight.

The monsters here are alien and vicious. There is a second moon in the sky. I watched a tree start moving and kill someone. And the other Players...?

They're even worse.

I’m alone. I’m weak. And I’m scared. But I will cling to life by the tips of my bloody fingernails.

Who is behind this twisted game? Where are they sending us? Is there anyone I can trust?

If I want to survive, I have to get stronger. But can I do it before the Game kills me?


This omnibus contains the first two books in a dark and deliciously violent adventure series that combines science fiction, fantasy, and game elements. You'll love Seeds of Chaos because of the electrifying action, flawed characters, and kick-ass heroine.

Over 900 pages of page-turning story for 30% less than buying the books individually.

Get it now and start the series that will keep you up all night reading.



What readers have to say:

"I freaking loved this book, it had me hooked from page one. I actually had to pace myself and force myself to take breaks to go to sleep because I would get so wrapped up in reading I didn't want to stop." ★★★★★

"This is an absolutely fresh take on the litRPG genre and the author weaves a compelling tale of suspense, action, mystery, sadness, death, and even aliens into the story. How can anyone resist such a story?" ★★★★★

"Every now and then you find a book that just wants to keep you from going to work in the morning (especially if you stayed up most of the previous night reading) They're rare enough that when you find them you want to tell others about them. This is me telling you to read this book, you won't be sorry!" ★★★★★

 
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Dragons are a Girl's Best Friend (Quarter Witch Chronicles Book 1)

by Joynell Schultz

On the outside, Ruby’s a normal college student.

On the inside?
She’s something else completely.



Magic runs through her veins, tempting her to use it, but Ruby isn’t sure how to control her new powers…until Ty, a dangerously handsome man from another world, spots her and identifies her as a witch. He offers some answers, but they come with a cost.

Not only does using her powers make her a target to others trying to steal her magic and slay her pet dragon, but each act of magic must be balanced—and magic takes whatever it wants.

Is all the chaos caused by casting a few spells to ruin her ex-boyfriend’s perfect skin worth it?

Heck yeah.

You’ll love this new adult urban fantasy series because it has everything you want to read about: magic, witches, dragons, romance, and a bit of good old-fashioned mischief.

Read this story now!


Books in the Series:
Dragons are a Girl’s Best Friend, Quarter Witch Chronicles Book 1
While the Dragon’s Away, Quarter Witch Chronicles Book 2
A Good Dragon is Hard to Find, Quarter Witch Chronicles Book 3

 
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Dirty Blood (Dirty Blood series Book 1)

by Heather Hildenbrand


Sometimes family can be the death of you...

I killed a girl last night. I did it with my bare hands and an old piece of pipe I found lying next to the dumpster. But that’s not the part that got me. The part that scared me, the part I can’t seem to wrap my head around and still has me reeling, was that when she charged me, her body shifted–and then she was a wolf. All snapping teeth and extended claws. But by the time I stood over her lifeless body, she was a girl again. That’s about the time I went into shock. And that was the moment he showed up.

Now, all I can do is accept the truths that are staring me in the face. One, Werewolves do exist. And two, I was born to kill them.

 
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Ten

by Gretchen McNeil

 

A smart and terrifying teen horror novel inspired by Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None, from Get Even author Gretchen McNeilnow a Lifetime Original Movie!

Ten teens. Three days. One killer.

It was supposed to be the weekend of their lives—an exclusive house party on Henry Island. Best friends Meg and Minnie are looking forward to two days of boys, booze, and fun-filled luxury. But what starts out as fun turns twisted after the discovery of a DVD with a sinister message: Vengeance is mine. And things only get worse from there.

With a storm raging outside, the teens are cut off from the outside world . . . so when a mysterious killer begins picking them off one by one, there’s no escape. As the deaths become more violent and the teens turn on one another, can Meg find the killer before more people die? Or is the killer closer to her than she could ever imagine?

Perfect for fans of Christopher Pike’s Chain Letter and Lois Duncan’s I Know What You Did Last Summer, Ten will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the very last page!

 

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The Circle: Taken

by Sage Sask

 

READER'S FAVORITE 5 STAR SEAL 2019
 

USA Today, Washington Post and Amazon Charts Bestselling author and Goodreads Best Fiction Finalist Sejal Badani comes an exhilarating new YA series.

Abandoned at eleven with no memory of her family, Alexia seeks her true identity. Under the new government's regime, sixteen year-olds are evaluated for their desire to harm others. Throughout the test, Alexia struggles to conceal her psychic ability to read the past and future of anyone she touches. When her secret is revealed, Alexia is taken to an island where other highly skilled agents and readers like her train to survive. 
 
As Alexia gains more control over her abilities, she desperately tries to piece together her elusive past. In her quest for the truth, Alexia's loyalties are tested when forced to make an impossible choice between those she loves and the family she can't remember. 
 
A spell-binding adventure of friendship, love, unforeseen twists and learning that our most dangerous enemies are often the people we trust the most. A captivating novel filled with forbidden romance and shocking betrayals that demands the question - Can One Decision Determine Your Destiny?
 
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Letters from the Ledge

by Lynda Meyers


Every night he comes to the ledge.

So far, he hasn’t jumped.


Sarah watches him from her window, unable to look away.

Will tonight will be the night that his body hurtles through space and crashes to the ground in a failed attempt to fly?

Standing between heaven and hell, life and death, eighteen-year-old Brendan massages the ledge, arms outstretched, contemplating suicide.

Cutting isn’t cutting it. Drugs can’t numb the pain.
His best friend is dead, and his wealthy parents are nothing like the polished image they show the rest of the world. Between his father's abuse and his mother's alcoholic neglect, their Manhattan penthouse feels more like a prison.

Paige and Nate watch from their fire escape, teetering on their own edge after a brutal rape has nearly shattered their relationship. Watching is one thing, but how they can stand by, knowing what they know and doing nothing about it?

When they all start meeting in their everyday lives, things get complicated, turning a strange sort of night-time voyeurism into a day-to-day game of life and death. Can Brendan get past Tess’ death and find his own path forward? Can Sarah find the courage to confront him? Will Nate get to him in time?

This hauntingly beautiful coming of age tale will make you laugh, cry, rage and cheer as we realize we are all human, all fallible, and all prone to believe the lies we tell ourselves.

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Awaken (Awakened Fate Book 1)

by Skye Malone


Running away from home was never Chloe Kowalski’s plan. Neither was ending up the target of killers, or having her body change in unusual ways. She only wanted a vacation, someplace far from her crazy parents and their irrational fear of water. She only wanted to do something normal for once, and maybe get to know her best friend’s hot stepbrother a bit better at the same time.

But the first day she goes out on the ocean, strange things start to happen. Dangerous things that should be impossible. Things to which ‘normal’ doesn't even begin to apply.

Now madmen are hunting her. A mysterious guy with glowing blue eyes is following her. And her best friend’s stepbrother seems to be hiding secrets all his own.

It was supposed to be a vacation. It's turning out to be a whole lot more.

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World Football Domination: The Virtual Talent Scout

by Anthony Ranieri


It's 2050 and the renaissance of football (soccer) thinking has just begun. This is the first installment of a football science fiction journey shared by two countries from opposite ends of the world.

‘Are you sure there is no wreckage?’
‘Nothing at all, we checked all the surrounding areas and nothing.’
Gunnar’s mind shifted to conspiracy theories and the possibility there was foul play at hand.

When Gunnar Grimsson's player identification drone goes missing on the outskirts of Iceland's Reykjavik airport, foul play and subversion are to blame. Ambitious nations bent on dominating world football at all costs embark on a mission to steal the revolutionary technology.

Will Gunnar have the clout to protect his proprietary invention from his adversaries? He may stand a chance when he ushers the support of his Australian friend and football scout, Robby Denehy.

With twists and turns throughout the story, world football domination keeps you on your toes by providing glimpses of what the future of football beholds.

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The Fault in Our Stars

by John Green


From John Green, the #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down

"The greatest romance story of this decade." 
Entertainment Weekly

-Millions of copies sold-

#1 New York Times Bestseller
#1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller
#1 USA Today Bestseller
#1 International Bestseller

TIME Magazine’s #1 Fiction Book of 2012
TODAY Book Club pick

Now a Major Motion Picture

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.

Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

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Ruby Callaway: The Complete Collection

by D.N. Erikson


USA Today Bestseller • Top 25 Amazon Bestseller

All three Ruby Callaway novels and all four side stories together for the first time—1,100+ pages of snarky urban fantasy perfect for fans of Kate Daniels and The Dresden Files.

It all started with a death: her own.

Ruby Callaway is the most feared supernatural bounty hunter in the world. But even Ruby has limits. And, after two centuries, she might have finally met her match.

Spanning over two hundred years, from her origin story in 1812 (Bone Realm) to her battle against the corporate monolith MagiTekk in the near-future (Lightning Blade), Ruby Callaway: The Complete Collection is not your typical urban fantasy.

But, then, Ruby isn't your typical bounty hunter.

Ruby Callaway: The Complete Collection contains all three full-length novels in The Ruby Callaway Trilogy: Lightning Blade, Shadow Flare, and Blood River. It also includes all four of Ruby's side adventures fleshing out her two century backstory, previously only available to subscribers of D.N. Erikson's newsletter. These include two novellas: Bone Realm and Going Home, and two side stories: "Silver Tempest" and "Kentucky Clear."

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The Demon Kiss (Rite World: Blackthorn Hunters Academy Book 1)

by Juliana Haygert


A young woman with a secret heritage. A man who made a deal with the devil. And an academy where the students are just as dangerous as the demons ...
 
Erin
I've been kept from the truth all my life. Demons walk the earth, and I'm destined to slay them--I only wish I hadn't lost someone I loved while discovering that truth.
Now the demons are after me. The only way to stay alive is to attend an academy for demon hunters--a school where I'll learn how to kill supernaturals and slay the underworld's minions. But I still feel there are secrets I'm not being told ...
 
Rey
I sold my soul to save my family--and lost everything because of it. Now I'm a slave to the underworld, a fake hunter with half-demon blood.
I've been sent on a special assassination mission. If I fail, it means my life. But protecting Erin soon becomes more important than any other task, and there's something about her that tells me her arrival at the academy will change everything ...
 
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An upper young adult paranormal romance novel set in the universe of the Rite World, this is a dark fantasy you won't want to miss! Forge your weapons and cast spells in a school where demons are hunted and the hunters themselves become prey.

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Armageddon Girls (The Juniper Wars Book 1)

by Aaron Michael Ritchey

 

On a desperate road through the most dangerous place on earth, three sisters find a boy who could be their salvation, or cost them everything.

 

Dragon Award Nominated

It is the year 2058.

 

The Sino-American War has decimated several generations of men, and the Sterility Epidemic has made 90% of the surviving males sterile.

Electricity does not function in five western states. Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana are territories once again. Collectively, they are known as the Juniper.

It is the most dangerous place on Earth.

On a desperate post-apocalyptic cattle drive to save their family ranch, Cavatica Weller and her two gunslinging sisters stumble across a rare boy. Sharlotte wants to send him away, Wren wants to sell him…and Cavatica falls in love with him.

Little do they know that an inhuman army is searching for the boy and will stop at nothing to find him.

Disclaimer: This is a new cover and title for Aaron Michael Ritchey's Dandelion Iron book. There were no significant changes made to the content of the book.

 

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Janna of Castle Ambrose (The Serpent Riders Book 1)

by Jordan Elizabeth


When I was a child, the usurper invaded my country. My family died in front of me and left Castle Ambrose in tatters. Since then, the usurper has ruled over Hamlin and I’ve wanted nothing more than to see him dead.

Life at Castle Ambrose isn’t all bad for Janna. She has a secret – she can communicate with the sea serpent living in the loch. When merchants visit Castle Ambrose, Janna hears that the Earl of Ambrose’s sons are still alive, but imprisoned. If she can free them, they can round up rebels from across Hamlin and rid themselves of the filthy usurper.

Civil war churns on the horizon, but Jana’s loyalties waver. The sea serpents can destroy the enemy’s ships…and Janna must decide who that enemy is.

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Dragon Fire Academy 1: First Term: an academy reverse harem romance

by Rachel Jonas

Seriously? Four dragon warriors need to stalk my every move?

I get it. They think I’m dangerous, but I’m only on their island to learn. Not to destroy it.

This is another unfortunate side-effect of being the freak who descended from all three supernatural lineages. The bloodthirsty dragons, the destructive wolves, and the disloyal witches. Some believe that, when I transition in a few months, there’s a slight, teeny tiny chance I could unleash hell on the supernatural world. Call me crazy, but I’d know if I harbored that kind of power inside me.

… Wouldn’t I?

My entire life, all I’ve wanted was to be normal. Hence the reason I didn’t think twice about trading in my crown for a stack of books. I’ve got three terms on this island to prove the naysayers wrong, including my chaperones—Kai, Ori, Paulo, and Rayen.

These four are gorgeous, but also ominous as heck. Babysitting me has clearly taken their focus off something they’ve deemed more important. So, now they go out of their way to make my life a living hell, with hopes that I’ll give up and leave.

Thanks, guys.

You could cut the tension between us with a knife, but what’s weird is I don’t hate them all the time. There are even odd moments when I catch them watching me. And not in their usual “wish-you-were-dead” sort of way.

Even if I survive the academy, there’s still no guarantee these four and I won’t kill each other before graduation.

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"Noelle and her dragons have captured me. Four Dragon warriors and each has their own story to tell, their own voice, and they come together so smoothly. This book is so epic!" - Kalli's Book Nook

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Note: DRAGON FIRE ACADEMY is an upper YA/NA reverse harem romance. This series will take you on a brand-new journey with a descendant of the beloved Seaton Falls shifters, featured in THE LOST ROYALS SAGA. So, keep an eye out for cameos from some of your favorite characters! New readers, rest assured; it’s completely unnecessary to read the previous five-book series before embarking on this fresh chapter, set in a world filled with fierce wolves, hotheaded dragons, and powerful witches you don’t want to cross. Scroll up and grab your copy of Dragon Fire Academy 1: First Term!

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Gone Girl: A Novel

by Gillian Flynn


Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. The Chicago Tribune proclaimed that her work “draws you in and keeps you reading with the force of a pure but nasty addiction.” Gone Girl’s toxic mix of sharp-edged wit and deliciously chilling prose creates a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds you at every turn. 

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife’s head, but passages from Amy's diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media—as well as Amy’s fiercely doting parents—the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he’s definitely bitter—but is he really a killer?

As the cops close in, every couple in town is soon wondering how well they know the one that they love. With his twin sister, Margo, at his side, Nick stands by his innocence. Trouble is, if Nick didn’t do it, where is that beautiful wife? And what was in that silvery gift box hidden in the back of her bedroom closet?   With her razor-sharp writing and trademark psychological insight, Gillian Flynn delivers a fast-paced, devilishly dark, and ingeniously plotted thriller that confirms her status as one of the hottest writers around.

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The Dragons of Esternes

by Steve Turnbull


What value is freedom when you can’t even ride a dragon? The Complete Story...

As the life of a slave goes, Kantees doesn't have it too bad. Being responsible for a racing dragon means her existence is more than just drudgery and fear, even if her life is at the whim of her masters and their rules.

But when her dragon wakes her in the middle of the night Kantees is forced to make a life-or-death decision that breaks her masters’ rules and means her own life is forfeit.

Escaping on the back of dragons, with a hodgepodge of unwelcome associates, she attempts to right a wrong that can never be fixed. Until, ultimately, she must put her own life on the line to keep the freedom she has stolen for herself.

The Dragons of Esternes Epic fantasy series in one volume.

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Bone Point (Gina Mazzio RN Medical Thrillers Book 8)

by Bette Lamb et al


BONE POINT
GINA MAZZIO RN MEDICAL THRILLER SERIES
Veterans are being murdered.

This is #8 in the fast-paced Gina Mazzio RN medical thriller series
BONE POINT will not disappoint

Long-time fans will rejoice—now we know love does conquer all. Gina is pregnant—this after doctors said it would never happen.
But five months into her high-risk pregnancy, Gina's veteran brother, who suffers from PTSD, vanishes.
Why has he abandoned everyone and everything?
Although under bed-rest orders, Gina takes off to find him.

What she discovers is that Vinnie's been swallowed up in a derelict, soon-to-close VA psychiatric hospital with a corrupt administration involved in greed, malevolence, and murder.
Vinnie could be the next to die.

This action-packed, shocking, take-no-prisoners tale of medical suspense is definitely not for the faint-hearted. But fans of the more hard-boiled medical thrillers (and also of Patricia Cornwell) will eat it up; as will lovers of strong women detectives, hospital mysteries, and all medical fiction, especially fans of Tess Gerritsen.

Advance praise for BONE POINT:

"The Lambs are real masters of taut action and edge-of-the-seat suspense. Bone Point is another outstanding entry in this exciting series of medical thrillers."
—Margaret Lucke, author of Snow Angel

Praise for the previous Gina Mazzio Books:

"Deftly plotted and artfully executed, Bone Pit is a compelling read that provides a shocking look at the world of contemporary medicine and Big Pharma."
—Sheldon Siegel, New York Times best-selling author

"SIN & BONE is a chilling, gripping thriller by a talented writing couple."
—Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini, MWA Grand Masters

"BONE DRY ... a medical thriller not for the squeamish."
—Publishers Weekly

From The Authors:
Writing about RN Gina Mazzio and her boyfriend, RN Harry Lucke, has been a fun experience. It's also a privilege to tell about characters who dedicate their lives to helping others. Many of the people our protagonists work with (as in real life) spend each and every day, perhaps not with murder, but certainly in pain, distress, and danger. We hope most of our books bring the positive recognition that nurses deserve.

BETTE GOLDEN LAMB, a registered nurse, has developed parallel careers as a painter, sculptor, and ceramist. Her art works can be found in a number of galleries and private collections. In addition to co-authored books with J. J. , she has had three other books published: THE ORGAN HARVESTERS and THE ORGAN HARVESTERS BOOK II and THE RUSSIAN GIRL.

J. J. LAMB is a career writer - journalism, short stories, and novels. In addition to fiction co-authored with Bette, he is the creator of the Zachariah Tobias Rolfe III private eye series, the latest of which, NO PAT HANDS, was nominated for a Shamus Award.

The LAMBS live in Northern California and are members of International Thriller Writers, Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime.

BONE POINT is the eighth book in the Gina Mazzio RN medical thriller series, which includes BONE DRY, SIN & BONE, BONE PIT, BONE OF CONTENTION, BONE DUST, BONE CRACK, and BONE SLICE.
Also, SISTERS IN SILENCE, HEIR TODAY..., and THE KILLING VOTE were co-authored novels.
The Lambs also have three action-packed boxsets: Bone Set I, Bone Set II, and Smorgasbord of Suspense.

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Machine-Gun Girls (The Juniper Wars Book 2)

by Aaron Michael Ritchey

 

In the future, the United States will sew flags with only forty-five stars...

By 2058, both the Sino-American War and the Sterility Epidemic have decimated the male population. Electricity does not function in five western states. Collectively, they are known as the Juniper. It is the most dangerous place on Earth.

Cavatica Weller and her sisters have one chance to save their family ranch—a desperate cattle drive across a violent wasteland.  Having escaped from Denver, the Weller family now has to face the Juniper’s worst outlaw, the Psycho Princess.

Meanwhile, an inhuman army still dogs their every step. The mystery deepens—who is the lost boy Micaiah? Why would the richest man on Earth spend billions to find him? And will Micaiah’s secrets tear the Weller sisters apart?

Disclaimer: This book was originally published as Killdeer Winds. No significant changes were made to the content of the book.

 

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The Leira Chronicles Boxed Set One (Books 1-3)

by Martha Carr et al

 

Solve a murder, save her mother, and stop the apocalypse?

No problem. She has a foul-mouthed troll on her side.

Read the first three books in the bestselling Leira Chronicles series for the discounted bundle price!

For Austin homicide detective Leira Berens, happy is running down bad guys and solving crimes.

And she’s damn good at it.

Which is why when the Light Elf prince is murdered, the king breaks a centuries old treaty and crosses between worlds to seek her help.

Wait a minute. An Elf? Like from Lord of the Rings or something?

Yeah, Leira has a hard time accepting that.

But it doesn’t matter what she believes.

Magic is real, and it’s coming back with a literal bang.

The prince’s death was only the beginning. Tracking down his killer is about more than just justice.
It’s saving the world.

If you’re looking for a heroine who chases bad guys instead of boyfriends, this series is for you!

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