A Sense of Duty (Dark Horse Guardians Book 1) by Ava Armstrong

When Lieutenant Ben Keegan leaves the Navy after a decade of training and service as a SEAL, he’s depressed, suffering from post-traumatic stress and sleep problems. Leaving the Navy is the most painful event in his life, and he isolates himself to plan a future as a private government contactor—code for black-op.
When he shows up on the campus of a university in Maine, he meets the captivating Lara Reagan O’Connell. Ben is drawn to her, and for the first time in his life he experiences real love.
Finishing her master’s degree in architectural restoration, Lara meets the handsome former Navy SEAL on campus when he shows up as a part time professor. She is twenty-four years old and beautiful, but terrified of the strong feelings Lieutenant Ben Keegan stirs in her. Several other potential suitors attempt to capture her time, but it’s Ben that she respects and admires. But, there’s one big problem: he is legally married and has a young son.
This is a love story – between and man and a woman, but it’s also a story about the love of country. A romance and a thriller, the story is filled with suspense and some unexpected turns.

Author: Ava Armstrong

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
109 reviews

Children books :" ABIGAIL and the Sahara Adventure ": (Teaches your kid to explore the world) (Values eBook)Sleep… by Tali Carmi

Read it FREE as part of your PRIME or Kindle UNLIMITED membershipWant your kids to be familiar with exotic locations?Want them to meet cultures and widen their horizons?This is a wonderful book about a girl named Abigail.Abigail found a magical bicycle in her grandparents’ old house, and this bicycle takes her to the magnificent Sahara Desert.Who will she meet there? What will she discover? This beginner reader’s eBook will inspire your kids to be open to new cultures, and be more curious and enthusiastic about exploring various places.Your kids will enjoy full-color illustrations of Abigail and the desert life.Your kids will be inspired to be: 1. Open to new people & cultures 2. More curious 3. Enthusiastic about exploring new things Abigail and the Sahara Adventure is a sweet children’s book written especially for you and your ages 2- 8 children.With simple text and 13 colorful illustrations.The story is suitable as a read aloud book for preschoolers or a self-read book for beginner readers. Scroll up and grab a copy today.

Author: Tali Carmi

Rating: Rating: 4.80 / 5
69 reviews

Through the Wildwood (The Legend of Vanx Malic Book 1) by M. R. Mathias

A half-zythian bard named Vanx is in chains for bedding the Duchess of Highlake. The Duke wants him dead, but his wife secretly sent their daughter to buy his freedom from the slave markets. This is bad news, for bad things can happen to an ill guarded caravan in the mountains. When the duke’s mercenaries attack to kill the adulterous prisoner all hell breaks loose. Now, the only way Vanx and the Princess of Highlake can escape the duke and his men is if they can somehow make it through the Wildwood, a place that no one has ever returned from before…..

From the Author:
After I finished writing The Wardstone Trilogy, I still had several months to go before I would be released from prison. I did not want to lapse in my religious routine of penning three thousand words a day, so I didnt. Book One Through the Wildwood, is a fun and intense book that introduces a few of the series main characters. I have over a thousand pages worth of Vanx Malic and his curious group of companions sitting here in longhand. I will be publishing them in eBook format, about two hundred fifty pages at a time, over the next year and a half. In lieu of further sales pitching, I invite you to click the “Look Inside” icon on the books fantastic cover image and start reading.

Enjoy the journey, M. R. Mathias

About the Author:
M.R. Mathias rose from unknown to award-winning, best-selling author at a pace most authors can only dream about. He is a prolific writer of epic fantasy novels, novellas, and short stories. Despite his busy writing, publishing, and promotional schedule Mathias continues to aid his fellow indie authors by posting about their books at Twitter and Facebook etc.

He shared his considerable knowledge of self-promotion in publishing The First Ten Steps. The book has become an important indie guide for navigating the often murky waters of using social media sites to get your eBook in front of avid readers.
Mathias has taken cross promotion to a new level in his “Indie Kindy” giveaways where he gives away a FREE Kindle Touch and or Kindle Fire loaded with independently published books. These events create a great deal of interest for the authors involved and to independently published books as a whole.

It is a pleasure working with M.R. Mathias and watching his amazing run at the top of the Amazon best seller lists.

William R. Potter
Indie author
Founder of the Independent Author Network

Author: M. R. Mathias

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
219 reviews

Child of Silence (Bo Bradley Series Book 1) by Abigail Padgett

In Child of Silence, the first award-winning Bo Bradley Mystery, a wise old Paiute woman finds a four-year-old boy tied to a mattress in an abandoned shack in the hills above San Diego. Child abuse investigator Bo Bradley gets the case. Staff at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children assume the boy is mentally impaired because he cannot talk, but Bo remembers a little sister named Laurie. She knows that the boy, like Laurie, is deaf.

Complicating things is Bo’s manic depressive disorder, a troubling but occasionally valuable problem for which she always, well sometimes, takes her meds. The prime directive in Bo’s job is “Don’t become emotionally involved with the child!” But the little boy is so bright inside his silence, and so alone. Bo feels the ominous first ripples of an oncoming manic episode and grabs her meds, but they won’t have much effect for weeks and the child is in danger now!

Risking her job and ultimately her life in a perhaps-delusional race to protect a four-year-old whose only word is his own name – “Weppo” – Bo finds herself alone with the child in a desert night fraught with terrors as she tries to reach an imagined safety among the Paiute. But political intrigue, desperate secrets and a relentless evil lurk in every shadow of a moonlit landscape in which Bo has only her own intense and uncanny perceptions as guide. She knows she’s “crazy,” but sometimes crazy sees what rational cannot. And “crazy” is now Weppo’s only chance for a life!

“A sensationally fine first novel… breathtakingly well-told…”The Los Angeles Times

Author: Abigail Padgett

Rating: Rating: 4.60 / 5
212 reviews

Beyond the Cliffs of Kerry (The Bold Women Series Book 1) by Amanda Hughes

For readers who like a little romance with their historical fiction. It seduces her like a lover; it bewitches her like a spell. It is something mysterious and powerful that Darcy McBride must follow beyond the cliffs of Kerry. Ireland in 1755 is a terrible place, ravaged by famine and the brutal occupation of the British. There seems to be no escape. Darcy joins a group of smugglers who trade illegally with the French and when their operation is discovered, she is transported to the English Colonies for servitude. Shattered by war and bloodshed, Darcy finds the colonists on a feeding frenzy of survival. She refuses to be devoured and meets them with determination and fire stopping them in their tracks. When she confronts the brash and attractive Jean Michel Lupe’, a surveyor for the Crown, sparks fly, and Darcy meets her match. His blend of refinement and frontier masculinity unsettles and entices her. Together, they are swept into a whirlwind of violence and intrigue that threatens their love and their survival. “Once again, best selling author Amanda Hughes splashes the pages with adventure and love stories about audacious women in the 18th Century. Her page turning tales will keep you on the edge of your seat as you take wild rides through passionate and dazzling periods of history.”

Author: Amanda Hughes

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
307 reviews

Stealing Jenny by Ellen Gable

After three heartbreaking miscarriages, Tom and Jenny Callahan are happily anticipating the birth of their sixth child. A neighbor, however, is secretly hatching a sinister plot which will find Jenny and her unborn baby fighting for their lives.“Stealing Jenny is a gripping novel filled with engaging characters, a compelling mystery and a message which underscores the precious dignity of life. I literally couldn’t put it down and give Stealing Jenny my highest recommendation.” Lisa M. Hendey, author of “A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms”“Ellen Gable is a masterful storyteller.Stealing Jenny is a smoothly written, chilling tale of gripping suspense. There are terrifying moments and heart-wrenching moments. Catholic faith and hope are tested. Above all, the sacredness and privilege of precious new life is made indisputably evident I never wanted it to end!” Therese Heckenkamp“Stealing Jenny will keep you on the edge of your seat and probably destroy your sleep pattern as you stay up to find out what happens.” Sarah Reinhard, author, “Welcome Baby Jesus: Advent and Christmas Reflections for Families”“Stealing Jenny is my favorite kind of fiction: a thought-provoking psychological suspense novel in its own right, with a life-affirming message that adds even more to its depth. Another finely-plotted story and a cast of very real and well-drawn characters which highlight Ellen Gable’s ability to write beautiful Catholic fiction in any genre.” Krisi Keley, author, “On the Soul of a Vampire,” and “Pro Luce Habere”“I could not put it down! I highly recommend this book.” Donna Piscitelli, award-winning author

Author: Ellen Gable

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
456 reviews

Origin by J.A. Konrath and Jack Kilborn

Thriller writer J.A. Konrath, author of the Lt. Jack Daniels series, digs into the vaults and unearths a technohorror tale from the depths of hell…

1906 – Something is discovered by workers digging the Panama Canal. Something dormant. Sinister. Very much alive.

2009 – Project Samhain. A secret underground government installation begun 103 years ago in New Mexico. The best minds in the world have been recruited to study the most amazing discovery in the history of mankind. But the century of peaceful research is about to end.

BECAUSE IT JUST WOKE UP.

Book Description:

When linguist Andrew Dennison is yanked from his bed by the Secret Service and taken to a top secret facility in the desert , he has no idea he’s been brought there to translate the words of an ancient demon.

He joins pretty but cold veterinarian Sun Jones, eccentric molecular biologist Dr. Frank Belgium, and a hodge-podge of religious, military, and science personnel to try and figure out if the creature is, indeed, Satan.

But things quickly go bad, and very soon Andy isn’t just fighting for his life, but the lives of everyone on earth…

ORIGIN by J.A. Konrath
All hell is about to break loose. For real.

ORIGIN is approximately 76,000 words long, and is specifically formatted for Kindle, with an active table of contents.

Praise for JA Konrath’s thriller FUZZY NAVEL:

“FUZZY NAVEL is Konrath at his best – a hilariously heartstopping thriller.” — Linda Fairstein

“This gripping novel is an adrenalin rush.” — Library Journal

“This book moves so fast it was like having the words fired into my head by a machine gun.” — Crimespree

Praise for AFRAID (JA Konrath writing as Jack Kilborn):

“AFRAID is a masterpiece of unrelenting horror. And I’m not exaggerating. Masterpiece. It’s the best piece of fiction I’ve read in several years. It simply NEVER lets up.” — James Rollins, author of The Judas Strain

“A bloody, terrifying, hurtling assault across a landscape of non-stop mayhem. A guilty, guilty pleasure.” — F. Paul Wilson, creator of Repairman Jack

“AFRAID is a true page turner, a novel that offers a million mile a minute action and suspense. Definitely, a must have with constant thrills and chills.” — Heather Graham, author of Deadly Gift

“Never have I read a novel so gruesome and simultaneously relentless. This book throbs with unmitigated, inexorable. sheer friggin’ TERROR. You’ll probably need a shrink when you’re done.” — Edward Lee, author of Brides of the Impaler

“Fast and ferocious, this is a dangerous thriller that will take a bite out of you. An absolute must read for anyone who loves the adrenaline rush of a shocking story told with style, speed and savage grace.” — Jonathan Maberry, author of Patient Zero

About the Author

JA Konrath is the author of eight novels in the Jack Daniels thriller series. They do not have to be read in chronological order to be enjoyed, but for those who want to know it is: Whiskey Sour, Bloody Mary, Rusty Nail, Dirty Martini, Fuzzy Navel, Cherry Bomb, Shaken, and Stirred.

Jack also appears in the novels Shot of Tequila, Flee, Spree, Three, Timecaster Supersymmetry, Banana Hammock, and Serial Killers Uncut, as well as the short story collection Jack Daniels Stories, and the novellas Floaters and Burners.

Last Call, the ninth Jack Daniels novel, will be available in spring of 2013.

Other novels include Disturb, The List, Shot of Tequila, and Serial Killers Uncut.

Konrath writes horror under the name Jack Kilborn, including the bestsellers Afraid, Trapped, and Endurance.

He has sold over a million ebooks.

Author: J.A. Konrath and Jack Kilborn

Rating: Rating: 4.20 / 5
873 reviews

Don Quixote (Xist Classics) by Miguel De Cervantes and John Ormsby

Don Quixote, or The Ingenious Genteman Don Quixote of La Mancha, is the story of a nameless man who seeks to revive chivalry, rights the world’s wrongs and bring justice. He uses the name Don Quixote and recruits a squire named Sancho Panza who acts as a foil to his imagined knighthood. Don Quixote has often been called one of the greatest novels ever written.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes and John Ormsby

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
802 reviews

The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells

H.G. Wells was a legendary British author who wrote in many genres. Wells’ most famous works were science fiction novels such as The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and The Invisible Man. This edition of Wells’ The First Men in the Moon includes a table of contents.

Author: H.G. Wells

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
79 reviews