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.
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
Founder of the Independent Author Network
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
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.
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.