Winner: 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novella
Winner: 2018 Nebula Award for Best Novella
Winner: 2018 Alex Award
Winner: 2018 Locus Award
One of the Verge's Best Books of 2017
A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller
A murderous android discovers itself in All Systems Red, a tense science fiction adventure by Martha Wells that interrogates the roots of consciousness through Artificial Intelligence.
"As a heartless killing machine, I was a complete failure."
In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety.
But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn’t a primary concern.
On a distant planet, a team of scientists are conducting surface tests, shadowed by their Company-supplied ‘droid — a self-aware SecUnit that has hacked its own governor module, and refers to itself (though never out loud) as “Murderbot.” Scornful of humans, all it really wants is to be left alone long enough to figure out who it is.
But when a neighboring mission goes dark, it's up to the scientists and their Murderbot to get to the truth.
At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
WHISKEY REBELLION: AN ADDISON HOLMES MYSTERY
My name is Addison Holmes, and I teach history at James Madison High School in Whiskey Bayou, Georgia. You might be under the assumption that my life went to the dogs when my fiancé left me at the altar for the home economics teacher, or when I got notice that my apartment building was going to be condemned, or even when I was desperate enough to strip to my unmentionables to earn some extra cash. The truth is that I'm pretty much used to disasters following me around on a daily basis, but I could have gone without finding my principal dead in the parking lot of a seedy gentlemen's club.
After the initial shock of finding my first dead body, which included throwing back shots of Jack Daniels like it was water, I decided to take stock of my life. I was in a desperate situation and if the school board ever found out I'd been a stripper, even a bad stripper, I'd be jobless as well as fiancé-less and homeless. Fortunately, I had a friend who felt sorry enough for me to give me a job doing some surveillance work at her detective agency. Not to mention the fact that I was now able to stick my nose into other people's business for a good cause, find a murderer, and pick up helpful tips from an incredibly attractive detective.
The Addison Holmes Series
Whiskey For Breakfast
Whiskey, You're the Devil
Whiskey on the Rocks
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Whiskey and Gunpowder
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Adam Rutledge is haunted by his childhood. The drifter never forgot how helpless he felt when his best friend was abducted, and his hometown never forgot his involvement. But when a strange dream sends him back to Cold Springs, he realizes that another child has gone missing and he has no choice but to help.
Adam knows that to prevent history from repeating itself, he’ll need to dive deep into the darkness of his own upbringing. When his efforts unleash dreams and visions he’s spent decades burying, he’s unsure if his sanity will survive.
To bring the missing girl home alive, Adam must solve the riddle of his tragic past. But between his fractured psyche and the schemes of a madman, he may lose himself in the process…
Prodigal is the first book in the Dead Hollow psychological suspense trilogy. If you like crime thrillers, authentic characters, and a dash of paranormal, then you’ll love Judy K. Walker’s haunting series.
What if an immersive game opened a gateway to the treacherous Realm of Faerie? Join a crew of intrepid gamers as they battle fierce creatures, deal with RL problems, and discover a bit of romance along the way. A perfect mix of fantasy and cyberpunk with plenty of fae magic, discover the acclaimed USA Today bestselling Feyland series today - over two thousand pages of fabulous YA Urban Fantasy, at a special limited-time price! *Note: Audiobook omnibus is over 54 hours of fabulous listening!
"Ready Player One with Faeries!" - Kathryn M. (Amazon)
Includes all the novels and related shorter works:
The First Adventure
The Bright Court
The Dark Realm
The Twilight Kingdom
How To Babysit A Changeling
The Bug in the Dark Court
From the bestselling author of Trail of Broken Wings comes an epic story of the unrelenting force of love, the power of healing, and the invincible desire to dream.
Nothing prepares Jaya, a New York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in its wake. Desperate to assuage her deep anguish, she decides to go to India to uncover answers to her family’s past.
Intoxicated by the sights, smells, and sounds she experiences, Jaya becomes an eager student of the culture. But it is Ravi—her grandmother’s former servant and trusted confidant—who reveals the resilience, struggles, secret love, and tragic fall of Jaya’s pioneering grandmother during the British occupation. Through her courageous grandmother’s arrestingly romantic and heart-wrenching story, Jaya discovers the legacy bequeathed to her and a strength that, until now, she never knew was possible.
She’s a sexy gamer in danger. He’s a bodyguard with a secret.
Ex-Army Texas boy Owen Harding fears only one thing—his inner beast. A year in Agent Smith’s experimental cages has changed his wolf into something monstrous. But a hate group is hunting the Wilding pack, so Owen’s serving again, this time as bodyguard. If only the girl he’s protecting wasn’t so damn sexy… and completely off limits.
Nova Wilding’s father was assassinated, leaving her a gaming company to run, a new game to release, and a pack full of wolves who want her for a mate… including a beta who’s determined to have Nova and her company. When a bomb goes off in her car, Nova finds herself in her sexy bodyguard’s arms… but he’s absolutely the wrong man at the wrong time.
While Nova fights to keep her gaming company afloat, and Owen fights to keep her alive, the hate group circles closer and closer… until they both find that falling in love might be the most dangerous game of all.
WILD GAME is a complete novel with HEA, the first in the Wilding Pack Wolves series. All stories are standalone, but for maximum reader enjoyment, start with the River Pack Wolves trilogy.
Contains scorching hot shifters, alpha military heroes, and sexy female gamers. Only readers over 18 should dive into the dangerously hot world of the Wilding Pack Wolves.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben takes readers into the heart of family loyalty in this twisty page-turner that proves that the darkest secrets are often closest to home.
Paul Copeland, a New Jersey county prosecutor, is still grieving the loss of his sister twenty years ago—the night she walked into the woods, never to be seen again. But now, a homicide victim is found with evidence linking him to the disappearance. The victim could be the boy who vanished along with Paul's sister. And, as hope rises that his sister could still be alive, dangerous secrets from his family's past threaten to tear apart everything Paul has been trying to hold together...
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 .
#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.
Are you a perfectionist? Is your perfectionism causing you to feel stressed, irritated, and chronically unhappy?
"Perfectionism is just fear in really good shoes." - Elizabeth Gilbert (author of Eat, Pray, Love)
What if you could silence your inner critic and eliminate your fear of failure? How might these two simple changes improve your life?
Imagine being able to take action without the fear of self-criticism. Imagine no longer feeling paralyzed with indecision. Imagine finally letting go of your perfectionism, and feeling confident, enthusiastic, and inspired.
Amazon bestselling author, Damon Zahariades, offers a stimulating, thought-provoking guide that'll help you to overcome your perfectionistic tendencies and enjoy a more rewarding life. He'll take you, step by step, through a complete action plan designed to reverse your compulsion to be perfect. The tactics described in THE JOY OF IMPERFECTION have been used by thousands of people to silence their inner critics, embrace imperfection, and live without fear of others' disapproval.
These tactics can produce the same results for you.
In THE JOY OF IMPERFECTION, you'll discover:
The New York Times and USA Today bestselling series
They dive so humanity survives …
More than two centuries after World War III poisoned the planet, the final bastion of humanity lives on massive airships circling the globe in search of a habitable area to call home. Aging and outdated, most of the ships plummeted back to earth long ago. The only thing keeping the two surviving lifeboats in the sky are Hell Divers—men and women who risk their lives by skydiving to the surface to scavenge for parts the ships desperately need.
When one of the remaining airships is damaged in an electrical storm, a Hell Diver team is deployed to a hostile zone called Hades. But there’s something down there far worse than the mutated creatures discovered on dives in the past—something that threatens the fragile future of humanity.
Secrets are my specialty.
I’m Mai Fairchild --- fox shifter, sister’s keeper, and bane of the local werewolf pack. In a world where different is dangerous, my sister and I must pretend to be human at all costs. Too bad I just lost the job that lets me live under the radar while putting food on my sister's plate.
Enter an enticing werewolf who offers enough cash to upgrade our diets from ramen noodles to salami if I join him on a magical hunt. But can I afford to accept the opportunity when the risk of working closely with every fox shifter's sworn enemy is so great?
This first book in USA Today bestselling author Aimee Easterling's newest series dives into a world of magic, danger, and romance.
Titus uncovers a plot to attack the nation’s capital with chemical weapons.
Reviewers call Book III in the Titus Ray Thriller Series “a well-written espionage thriller with heart-stopping action.”
Encountering a Shooter . . .
CIA intelligence operative, Titus Ray, arrives in Washington, D.C. on the day a terrorist enters the Washington Navy Yard and murders five people. Convinced the incident is connected to a Hezbollah plot to use chemical weapons on an American city, Titus jeopardizes his own career to interrogate the killer and learn the truth.
Exposing a General . . .
After the shooter reveals the identity of an Iranian deep-cover operative living in Washington, D.C., Titus embarks on an intelligence operation spanning two continents and exposing an Iranian general obsessed with destroying America.
Engaging an Enemy . . .
As time runs out, Titus engages the enemy in a treacherous game of cat and mouse to save the lives of thousands and defeat the terrorists. Can his faith sustain him as he faces his greatest challenge yet? Is he willing to lose Nikki to save his country?
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A bloodthirsty demon. A pacifist monk with a deadly past. How much will he sacrifice to overcome unspeakable evil?
An African fantasy based on the Angola folklore of the kishi!
The Kishi—shape-shifting demons who lure young women to gruesome deaths.
They can’t be real, can they?
Something has slain a villager, and the locals point their fingers at Amana, a pacifist monk running from his dark past.
But Amana knows there’s something else, something much darker, lurking in the village.
Can he save the village, his name, and his principles? To save one would mean the sacrifice of the others, if he has the strength.
Perfect for fans of Nnedi Okorafor, Tomi Adeyemi, and Evan Winter.
"It’s really refreshing to be reading a fantasy novel based in Africa. The world of Esowon is captivating, magical and keeps you coming back for more." - Nikita Campbell, advance reader
"'The Kishi was the best fiction read I've had in years, and I look forward to more from [Antoine Bandele]!" - Jesse Garrad, advance reader
"Antoine set out to write an African fantasy, and dadgum it, he wrote the hell out of this story. I was intrigued and enthralled from beginning to end. I can see the time, passion and creativity Antoine put into the characters, settings and themes, which also had me captivated. If you want a great read, pick up a copy." - Trey D, advance reader
More Tales from Esowon
The First Sky Pirate (Autumn 2018)
The Prince of Vaaji (Spring 2019)
The Lord of the Mines (Spring 2019)
The Forest of Men (Summer 2019)
2018 American Fiction Awards Finalist - Mystery/Humor
2018 PenCraft Awards Winner for Literary Excellence
Murder has come once more to the seaside town of Crab Cove, testing the mettle of “almost handsome” Detective Simon Grave and his “nearly invisible” partner, Sergeant Barry Blunt, who investigate a locked-room mystery with a significant twist: the prime suspects are in the locked room, not the victim, a logic-defying situation that challenges the team at every turn.
As if murder weren’t enough, they must also investigate the simultaneous disappearance of The MacGuffin Trophy from that same locked room, the studio of artist Whitney Waters, famous for her stylized paintings of red herrings.
Who is/are the killer(s)? How did he/she/they get out of the locked room with the trophy, kill the victim, and return unnoticed by others in the room? These and other questions, including the limits of logic and the meaning of life, are posed and perhaps even answered in this quirky, near-future mystery. Yes, there are robots.
"A truly hilarious mystery in the tradition of Janet Evanovich, Thomas Davidson and Rich Leder." –Best Thrillers
My name is Ruby Kent, and I'm homeless, a virgin, and terrified when I'm kidnapped by human traffickers and put up for sale on the auction block. I'm for sale to the highest bidder, and I have no idea what my future will be, but I know it's not going to be good.
I'm waiting for a chance to escape, and that opportunity finally comes after I'm bought and paid for.
Unfortunately, I have no idea that Jett Lawson has been sent to rescue me, not hurt me, and even after we're both injured during my desperate attempt to run away, he still wants to take care of me.
Problem is, I have no idea how to trust anyone, or let anybody help me. I've always been alone. It's safer that way.
Jett Lawson is a mystery to me, an enigma that just gets more complicated with every nice thing he does for me.
Is it possible for a woman like me to find happiness with a billionaire?
Probably not, but the more I get to know Jett, the harder is is to resist the lure of having a safe place to be, and a man like no other.
Jett is scarred just like me, but his wounds are all on the outside.
Mine are carved all over my soul.
Can two wounded people help each other heal, or will our profound differences tear us apart?
Trigger Warning: This book contains themes of sexual assault and child abuse. Although there are no first-hand accounts of these topics in the story, they are discussed openly in this novel.
The Billionaire's Obsession Series:
The Billionaire's Obsession - Simon
Heart Of The Billionaire - Sam
The Billionaire's Salvation - Max
The Billionaire's Game - Kade
Billionaire Undone - Travis
Billionaire Unmasked - Jason
Billionaire Untamed - Tate
Billionaire Unbound - Chloe
Billionaire Undaunted - Zane
Billionaire Unknown - Blake
Billionaire Unveiled - Marcus
Billionaire Unloved - Jett
Billionaire Unchallenged - Carter
She's an FBI agent hunting her sister's killer.
He's an assassin who'll die to keep her safe.
His secret will destroy them both.
With over two-thousand 5-star reviews on Goodreads this Romantic Thriller leaves readers wanting more!
Former CIA assassin Alex Parker works for a clandestine government organization hell-bent on taking out serial killers and pedophiles before they enter the justice system. Alex doesn't enjoy killing, but he's damn good at it.
FBI Special Agent Mallory Rooney has spent years hunting the monster who abducted her identical twin sister eighteen years ago. Now, during an on-going serial killer investigation, Mallory begins to suspect there's a vigilante operating outside the law.
When Mallory starts asking questions, Alex is ordered to watch her. As soon as they meet, the two begin to fall in love. But the lies and betrayals that define Alex's life threaten to destroy them both--especially when the man who stole her sister all those years ago makes Mallory his next target.
Start reading this award-winning Romantic Suspense series today! Winner of the New England Readers' Choice Award and the Aspen Gold. Available in digital, print, and audiobook format. From New York Times bestselling author Toni Anderson.
This edition features a brand-new cover.
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The year is 2066 and the world is oblivious to the threat it faces.
The fate of humanity lies on the shoulders of Burt Radcliffe, the new head of NASA's Near Earth Object program.
He's been rushing the completion of DefenseNet, a ring of satellites that are both part of an early-warning system as well as the means to eliminate incoming threats.
Yet Burt knows that despite the world's best efforts, nothing can be done about the alert he's just received.
Coming out of deep space is a danger that's been approaching since the dawn of time. A black hole. An unstoppable threat that promises death for all in its wake.
Dave Holmes was a modern-day Einstein. As the original architect of DefenseNet, he'd had visions of this Primordial Threat before he disappeared, yet he'd left behind no details on how the problem might be solved.
Can Holmes be found, and if so, will his solution even work?
The world has less than a year to find out.
A Boomer, an Xer, and a Millennial walk into a book...
Hammerhead Hirsch, a charismatic middle-aged boho known as The Pugilist Poet for his boxing medals and Beat poetry chops, is an ecstatic new dad—until the mom bolts. Can Head last fifteen rounds as a single dad with a paltry income, scanty prospects, biting demons, and a "ball-and-chain" kid? The tale is told by a worshipful youth who accompanies Head on a turbulent yet often hilarious ten-year journey of struggles, missteps, love, and growth.
What some fine authors say:
"This is a rollicking, big-hearted tale, full of laughter, bravery and unflinching humanity. The touch is light, but the questions are big ... in this deeply funny and deeply felt novel." (Emily Kiernan, author of The Great Divide)
"...Jon Sindell's big fat juicy love letter to literature, Los Angeles and, most of all, love. With prose that zings, swings and frequently sings, Sindell tells a tough yet tender tale of brazen heartbreak amid '90s bohemian hipsters." (Tracy DeBrincat, author of Hollywood Buckaroo)
"Funny, sad, relatable, and engrossing" (Stephen D. Gutierrez, American Book Award winner)
"With unflinching honesty, humor and a keen eye for detail, Sindell brings unforgettable characters to life." (Martin McCaw, author of The Low Road)
The acclaimed modern science fiction masterpiece, included on Library Journal's Best SFF of 2016, the Barnes & Nobles Sci-Fi Fantasy Blog Best Books of 2015, the Tor.com Best Books of 2015, Reader’s Choice, as well as nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Kitschie, and the Bailey's Women's Prize.
Follow a motley crew on an exciting journey through space—and one adventurous young explorer who discovers the meaning of family in the far reaches of the universe—in this light-hearted debut space opera from a rising sci-fi star.
Rosemary Harper doesn’t expect much when she joins the crew of the aging Wayfarer. While the patched-up ship has seen better days, it offers her a bed, a chance to explore the far-off corners of the galaxy, and most importantly, some distance from her past. An introspective young woman who learned early to keep to herself, she’s never met anyone remotely like the ship’s diverse crew, including Sissix, the exotic reptilian pilot, chatty engineers Kizzy and Jenks who keep the ship running, and Ashby, their noble captain.
Life aboard the Wayfarer is chaotic and crazy—exactly what Rosemary wants. It’s also about to get extremely dangerous when the crew is offered the job of a lifetime. Tunneling wormholes through space to a distant planet is definitely lucrative and will keep them comfortable for years. But risking her life wasn’t part of the plan. In the far reaches of deep space, the tiny Wayfarer crew will confront a host of unexpected mishaps and thrilling adventures that force them to depend on each other. To survive, Rosemary’s got to learn how to rely on this assortment of oddballs—an experience that teaches her about love and trust, and that having a family isn’t necessarily the worst thing in the universe.