Philip K. Dick Award Finalist: A ragtag crew discovers alien technology that could change the fate of humanity—or awaken an ancient evil and destroy all life in the galaxy
The shady crew of the White Raven run freight and salvage at the fringes of our solar system. They discover the wreck of a centuries-old exploration vessel floating light years away from its intended destination and revive its sole occupant, who wakes with news of First Alien Contact. When the crew informs her that humanity has alien allies already, she reveals that these are very different extra-terrestrials—and the gifts they bestowed on her could kill all humanity, or take it out to the most distant stars.
Someone took her.
Unless she was she never there…
A little girl has gone missing.
Lily was last seen being tucked into bed by her adoring mother, Nova. But the next morning, the bed is empty except for a creepy toy rabbit.
Has Nova’s abusive ex stolen his “little bunny” back for good?
At first, Officer Ellie James assumes this is a clear custody battle. Until she discovers that there are no pictures of the girl and her drawers are full of unused toys and brand new clothes that have never been worn…
Is Ellie searching for a missing child who doesn’t actually exist?
When politics meets pole fitness, Mel's life flips upside-down.
After Mel’s disastrous promotional video goes viral, a “family values” group launches a protest against her dance studio. Their leader isn’t just trying to stop her from teaching—he’s using Mel as a moral scapegoat for his own senate campaign. If he wins the upcoming election, he threatens to change the laws to keep all pole dancing out of their community.
Mel’s no politician, but she's not not going down without a fight. Since running for office beats unemployment, she decides to face off against him. She hires a campaign manager and tosses her hat in the ring. There’s just one problem: voters don’t understand pole. Mel needs to change her image, fast. If she can’t get the people on her side, she won’t have a business to save. Worse, Mel finds herself falling for her campaign manager, Daniel, but she can't tell if he likes Mel the dancer or Melody the candidate.
For Mel, the hardest part of running for office may be protecting her heart.
Poll Dancer is a fun, witty update on My Fair Lady, perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella.
In this imaginative escape into enthralling new lands, World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott's first bestselling young adult novel weaves an epic story of a girl struggling to do what she loves in a society suffocated by rules of class and privilege.
Jessamy's life is a balance between acting like an upper-class Patron and dreaming of the freedom of the Commoners. But away from her family she can be whoever she wants when she sneaks out to train for The Fives, an intricate, multilevel athletic competition that offers a chance for glory to the kingdom's best contenders. Then Jes meets Kalliarkos, and an unlikely friendship between two Fives competitors--one of mixed race and the other a Patron boy--causes heads to turn. When Kal's powerful, scheming uncle tears Jes's family apart, she'll have to test her new friend's loyalty and risk the vengeance of a royal clan to save her mother and sisters from certain death.
Fans of Robyn Carr's Virgin River series will love this feel-good, small-town romance.
Mallory Fraser is a U.S. figure skating champion. After a tragic accident she moves to Montana, determined to put her past behind her and protect the people she loves. When the mystery surrounding her accident follows her to Bozeman, she needs help to find the truth.
After living most of his life in one battleground after another, Grant Byers craves normal. He's a Search and Rescue volunteer, cattle rancher, and a former Navy SEAL. He's not looking for trouble, but when he meets Mallory, he knows trouble has found him.
With nothing left to lose, Grant and Mallory walk head first into something neither of them expected, but everything they need.
ALWAYS is the third book in The Protectors series and can easily be read as a stand alone. Each of Leeanna's series are linked so that you can find out what happens to your favorite characters in different books. Happy reading!
Praise for Leeanna Morgan's books:
"I am addicted to Leeanna Morgan's books! The only problem with them is that I hate coming to the end of one, and can't wait for the next good read. I love how she weaves the characters together, and draws you right into their lives. If you haven't discovered her, please do give her books a try. You won't be disappointed, except for not having found her sooner!"
"I thoroughly enjoyed this book! I couldn't put it down. I purchased it today and finished it just now. Captivating story from beginning to end. Definitely a five star book."
Discover how to live on YOUR terms and free yourself from conventional wisdom.
Are you sick and tired of following conventional wisdom, living your life on other peoples’ terms and following the beaten track? Do you want to learn how to break free from going through the motions and live the way you want? Then it’s time to read this book.
Far too many people are stuck in unhappy lives, betrayed by the promises of conventional wisdom. But when the traditional idea of success fails you, where do you turn? And how can you apply the lessons you’ve already learned in school to create the life you truly desire?
Inside this book, you’ll join author and founder of The Intentional Living Academy Sean Rosensteel as he shares his powerful and eye-opening story. Bankrupt at the age of 28 after following conventional wisdom all his life, Sean discovered that the path to true happiness and fulfillment was redefining the way you look at the world and breaking free from the life society tells you that you’re supposed to live.
Here’s just a little of what you’ll discover inside:
With practical advice and simple exercises that you can start practicing immediately, this profound and detailed book provides an all-new way of looking at life. Drawing on fundamental lessons you’ve already learned, this groundbreaking approach arms you with the knowledge you need to take life into your own hands and escape the chains of conventional wisdom.
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Falling in love is one thing that you can’t control.
Lanie Moore likes her life to be perfect. Perfect job. Perfect house. Perfect everything. She doesn’t have time for a love life.
Brixton Crane flies by the seat of his pants. Permanent plans aren’t his thing. This world traveler just planted some roots near his childhood home.
When a sick child needs their help, the careful Lanie and the free-wheeling Brixton agree to work together.
But neither expected that their perfect match might just be their polar opposite.
And if they’re brave enough to tear down their walls, the perfect love might be the one once deemed imperfect.
In twenty-four hours, Addison Holmes will be a married woman. Maybe.
A week to plan a wedding in the south is not for the fainthearted, but Addison (along with the help of her neurotic mother, unreliable sister, and unpredictable Aunt Scarlet) are determined to pull it off.
There’s just one problem. Okay…two problems.
Problem #1: The preacher is missing.
This seems like a bad omen to Addison, and all the best investigators she knows are taking part in the pre-wedding festivities (that’s code for drunk).
That leaves one man for the task: FBI Special Agent Matt Savage. But Addison isn’t sure he’s the man for the job. She and Savage have a complicated history, and Savage could make the preacher disappear forever if it served his own agenda.
Problem #2: Rosemarie Valentine is in charge of booking the bridal party for a spa day. Enough said.
In this spellbinding novel, Lestat, rebel outlaw, addresses the tribe of vampires, telling us the mesmerizing story of how he became prince of the vampire world, and of the formation of the Blood Communion, and how his vision for the Children of the Universe to thrive as one, came to be.
Lestat takes us from his ancestral castle in the snow-covered mountains of France to the verdant wilds of lush Louisiana, with its lingering fragrances of magnolias and night jasmine; from the far reaches of the Pacific’s untouched islands to the 18th-century city of St. Petersburg and the court of the Empress Catherine. He speaks of his fierce battle of wits and words with the mysterious Rhoshamandes, proud Child of the Millennia, reviled outcast for his senseless slaughter of the legendary ancient vampire Maharet, avowed enemy of Queen Akasha, who refuses to live in harmony at court and who threatens all Lestat has dreamt of . . .
Maggie is thirty-six, recently divorced and embarrassingly unemployed. With a bank account nearing zero she does the only thing she can think of: make a business proposition to her gorgeous and successful estranged mother.
To Maggie’s utter surprise, her mother agrees. Any funds she can create off the sale of the dilapidated family inn on the island of Magnolia would be hers to invest.
So Maggie packs her few belongings and heads off to Rhode Island to make her dreams come true.
Clementine has been stuck in Magnolia her whole life. The moment her father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s she knew she could never leave. And it was unrealistic for her to rely on her older brother, Archer, who can't seem to outrun the ghosts of his past.
So when Maggie blows into town, both Clementine and Archer find themselves intrigued by the new move-in.
When they stumble upon an old photograph of Maggie’s grandmother buried up in the attic, Maggie can’t help but be drawn to a woman she’s never met. In an attempt to feel closer to a family she never knew, a book club is revitalized.
The Red Stilettos Book Club.
What starts out as an act of desperation, soon becomes exactly what the women of Magnolia island were looking for, a sisterhood.
The Magnolia Inn will capture you from page one. It is a story chock full of friendship, laughter, and swoon-worthy romance.
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The future is revealed through the past; where history and mystery are intertwined. "The Message for the Last Days" explains the history and progression of end time prophecies found within and outside of the Bible. It reveals the original message compared to changes over time leading to vastly different modern interpretations.
"The Message for the Last Days" explains how modern Christian culture has created numerous beliefs about end time events, while determining that there can only be one correct interpretation method based upon the original intent. Extensive research traced back to the foundation of Old Testament Biblical prophecies that carry over into New Testament passages. This trail clearly shows where it all started and where we are going from here in a logical, step by step format. The results are revealed to be vastly different than widely held Christian cultural beliefs today. The answers will be surprising to many as to the extant that modern culture has affected Christianity.
Topics include answers to these questions:
How can we know what the future holds if we don't understand the past?
Why is the Christian Church so divided with many different denominations and independent Churches? Isn’t there just one true Church?
How did the modern Church get so far removed from early Church beliefs as clearly stated in the New Testament and by the early Church fathers?
What are the original prophecies in the Old Testament about the end times and how are they repeated in the New Testament?
Does the nation of Israel have anything to do with end times?
What is the true meaning of the Gospel and salvation?
All of these questions are answered by a thorough examination of various interpretation methods used by different belief systems. Incorrect interpretation of the Bible is the core issue behind diverse Church beliefs so understanding the root cause will shed light on why there are so many theories today.
“The Message for the Last Days” explains six different Biblical interpretations then reveals a unified interpretative approach.
There is no religious association or affiliation with any denomination, Church or other organization to this book. It is the work of independent research outside of any bias within sects.
KJ Soze is an independent publisher that provides detailed Biblical research of complex topics. This new book cuts across various Church and denomination lines to find unity and clarity for those who may hold differing beliefs .
Read the real story of the crime that inspired the movie!
Leopold and Loeb were two wealthy law students who could buy anything. But they wanted the one thing that no amount of money could buy: life.
They wanted to create the Perfect Crime--to kidnap and murder a 14-year-old boy for the thrill of getting away with murder.
The crime was so horrifying that even legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock took notice, and directed his version of the story: Rope. But the real story of the Rope is much more brutal and suspenseful than even Hitchcock could do justice to.
Read the real history in this thrilling true crime book.
"Thank you for your contribution to the Alexandria Project" is the message cyber attackers leave behind as they delete crucial data from computer networks across America. It's not long before the nation is on the verge of collapse as Wall Street, the transportation system, government agencies, and the rest of our internet-based economy all fall victim to the attacks of unknown assailants. As the public outcry builds, Frank Adversego, a brilliant but conflicted cyber security expert, finds himself under suspicion as well as trapped in a power play between the FBI and the CIA. Only by tracing the Alexandria Project back to the source can he clear himself.
What follows is a fast-paced, satirical tale of cyber sleuthing, international espionage, and nuclear brinksmanship that accurately portrays our increasing vulnerability to cyber attack. The surprise ending will leave readers both ready for the next Frank Adversego thriller, as well as concerned about where our headlong rush onto the Internet may be leading us.
"THE ALEXANDRIA PROJECT is fiction that cuts close to the bone. But where George Orwell envisioned 1984 from the safety of thirty-five years out, the future that Updegrove describes may already be upon us. That's what makes it dangerous, and that's what makes THE ALEXANDRIA PROJECT an important as well as riveting read."
- Dan Geer, CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER, In-Q-Tel
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Oprah's Book Club Selection
The “extraordinary . . . monumental masterpiece” (Booklist) that changed the course of Ken Follett’s already phenomenal career. Look out for Ken's newest book, A Column of Fire, available now.
“Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner,” extolled Publishers Weekly on the release of The Pillars of the Earth. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, the historical epic stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity. Today, it stands as a testament to Follett’s unassailable command of the written word and to his universal appeal.
The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known . . . of Tom, the mason who becomes his architect—a man divided in his soul . . . of the beautiful, elusive Lady Aliena, haunted by a secret shame . . . and of a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state and brother against brother.
A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett’s historical masterpiece.
She’s stumbled into a lair of desperate dragons—and she’s just the thing they need.
I really messed this up.
Pinned to the floor by a billionaire playboy, caught stealing files from his computer.
“I’m trying to decide whether to kiss you or lock you up,” he says.
“Kiss me, and there will be blood. Not mine, either.”
He just smiles. Rich, powerful, probably used to getting anything he wants.
I’m just here to find my sister—I suspect he and his band of playboys have trafficked her and who knows how many others. I’m here for them too. Eventually.
But now I’m shackled to the wall in his dungeon—a literal dungeon in a literal castle tucked in one of the Thousand Islands at the border of Canada.
I really messed this up.
Ember’s a hot-shot reporter. Niko’s the sexy Lord of the Lair determined to find his soul mate… and he’ll do whatever it takes to save his people from extinction.
My Dragon Lord is a steamy dragon shifter romance that’ll heat up the sheets with love and warm your heart with dragonfire.
The price of survival...
Gabriel Miller swept into my life like a storm. He tore down my father with cold retribution, leaving him penniless in a hospital bed. I quit my private all-girl's college to take care of the only family I have left.
There's one way to save our house, one thing I have left of value.
A forbidden auction...
Gabriel appears at every turn. He seems to take pleasure in watching me fall. Other times he's the only kindness in a brutal underworld.
Except he's playing a deeper game than I know. Every move brings us together, every secret rips us apart. And when the final piece is played, only one of us can be left standing.
THE PAWN is a full-length contemporary novel from New York Times bestselling author Skye Warren about revenge and seduction in the game of love.
The New York Times bestselling author of Neuromancer and Agency presents a fast-paced sci-fi thriller that takes a terrifying look into the future...
Flynne Fisher lives down a country road, in a rural America where jobs are scarce, unless you count illegal drug manufacture, which she’s trying to avoid. Her brother Burton lives on money from the Veterans Administration, for neurological damage suffered in the Marines’ elite Haptic Recon unit. Flynne earns what she can by assembling product at the local 3D printshop. She made more as a combat scout in an online game, playing for a rich man, but she’s had to let the shooter games go.
Wilf Netherton lives in London, seventy-some years later, on the far side of decades of slow-motion apocalypse. Things are pretty good now, for the haves, and there aren’t many have-nots left. Wilf, a high-powered publicist and celebrity-minder, fancies himself a romantic misfit, in a society where reaching into the past is just another hobby.
Burton’s been moonlighting online, secretly working security in some game prototype, a virtual world that looks vaguely like London, but a lot weirder. He’s got Flynne taking over shifts, promised her the game’s not a shooter. Still, the crime she witnesses there is plenty bad.
Flynne and Wilf are about to meet one another. Her world will be altered utterly, irrevocably, and Wilf’s, for all its decadence and power, will learn that some of these third-world types from the past can be badass.
A delicious and all new reimagining of Lauren Blakely's original fake fiancé romance!
I don't mean to just blurt it out. "Why, yes I'm engaged!"
But once I say it to a potential client, there's only one logical thing to do -- cast the role of my fake fiancé.
Easy enough. As a casting director, my job is to find the most talented players for every part, so I choose dreamy, edgy, sexy, sarcastic Reeve.And I sign him up for one week in the role of mine.
It's not as if I'll fall for him in five nights even if we get a little cozy one night at theater. It's not as if I'll want more even after a scorching afternoon in the stacks of the New York Public Library.
I can't let myself fall because on Friday at midnight the curtain drops on our fake romance . . .
The Pretending Plot is a reimagining of the 2013 story Pretending He's Mine (no longer available for sale). The Pretending Plot has been rewritten in first person and expanded from a novella to novel length!
In this swoony, new reboot of the contemporary romance series, "Caught in
Love," dive into four interconnected standalones that will make your heart
happy, starting with The Pretending Plot, Lauren Blakely's original fake
1: The Pretending Plot (previously called Pretending He’s Mine)
2: The Dating Proposal
3: The Second Chance Plan (previously called Caught Up In Us)
4: The Private Rehearsal (previously called Playing With Her Heart)
I'll get away from Hades–I have to. Even if it costs me everything. And it will cost me everything.
He takes me in the middle of the night, his eyes cruel in the moonlight. It's a deal, he says. My life for another.
I expect him to kill me. He doesn't.
I expect him to lock me away. He doesn't.
What happens is next is darker than midnight.
And worst of all?
I like it.
"Breathtaking, intense, and scorching hot, King of Shadows is the modern myth I've been waiting for." –Skye Warren, New York Times bestselling author
Salem, Massachusetts is having problems, and high school student Jessica Palmer’s life is about to become strange beyond belief.
Those cops frightened to death in the cemetery? Yes, they really were.
When a young, good-looking demon-hunting witch Chad Hollingsworth comes into town to help stop the problems, he has to ask Jessica’s mom and grandmother for help.
The challenge? Her mom wants nothing to do with her family legacy, and her grandmother’s reputation as a looney old witch who talks to cats …
Is it that far from the truth?
Now Jessica has to learn enough of the concealed magical world to decide if she wants to be involved.
Then again, that world may not allow her the option of choosing. Can she survive her new reality?
Jessica comes from Witch Royalty, and plenty of enemies want her dead before she gets a chance to learn anything about her past. Click the button to find out how one young woman learns, makes mistakes, and juggles life with opportunities that challenge her future.