Stone of Fire (ARKANE Book 1) by J.F. Penn

A power kept secret for 2000 years. A woman who stands to lose everything. India. When a nun is burned alive on the sacred ghats of Varanasi, and the stone she carried is stolen, an international hunt is triggered for the relics of the early church. Forged in the fire and blood of martyrs, the Pentecost stones have been handed down through generations of Keepers who kept their power and locations secret.Until now.The Keepers are being murdered, the stones stolen by those who would use them for evil in a world transformed by religious fundamentalism. Oxford University psychologist Morgan Sierra is forced into the search when her sister and niece are held hostage. She is helped by Jake Timber from the mysterious ARKANE, a British government agency specializing in paranormal and religious experience. Morgan must risk her own life to save her family, but will she ultimately be betrayed? From ancient Christian sites in Spain, Italy and Israel to the far reaches of Iran and Tunisia, Morgan and Jake must track down the stones through the myths of the early church in a race against time before a new Pentecost is summoned, this time powered by the fires of evil.The first in the ARKANE series, PENTECOST is a fast-paced thriller that explores the edges of faith against a backdrop of early Christian history, archaeology and psychology. If you love a fast-paced, rollicking read, download a sample or buy Pentecost now."fast-paced, with shades of Dan Brown and James Rollins" Bestselling action-adventure author David Wood

Author: J.F. Penn

Rating: Rating: 4.10 / 5
607 reviews

Silver-Tongued Devil (Portland Devils Book 1) by Rosalind James

No more wild rides. No more wild side.Blake Orbison’s pro football career with the Portland Devils may have come crashing to an end, but not calling the signals anymore just gives him more time to devote to his business enterprises, including the latest and greatest: the opening of the Wild Horse Resort in scenic north Idaho. And that other one, too. Blake’s on the marriage track now, and he’s got a game plan. But when he runs into a trespasser leaping from his shoreline boulders into his lake, what’s a good ol’ boy to do but strip down and join her?Dakota Savage is nobody’s temporary diversion, least of all the man responsible for her family’s semi-desperate circumstances. Some people may think she has a piercing too many, but she’s had more than enough of being called trash in this town. She’s come home to Wild Horse to run her stepfather’s painting business, and any extra time she has goes into creating her stained glass. An overpaid, entitled, infuriating NFL quarterback is no part of her life plan, no matter how sweet he talks. No matter how slow he smiles. No matter what.

Author: Rosalind James

Rating: Rating: 4.70 / 5
199 reviews

Start Again: A Contemporary Romance Novel (Start Again Series #1) by J. Saman

Kate Taylor had the perfect life. That is until an accident took everything she had away. For two years she has been living moment to moment and day to day. She’s lost and can’t seem to find her way back. Finally, in a last ditch effort, she decides to leave town in search of a fresh start. In walks Ryan Grant – a family friend who is thrust upon her. Ryan is amazing. The perfect man with dark hair and sexy green eyes. Doesn’t hurt that they have smoldering chemistry either. Ryan Grant is stuck in limbo, floating through life with work as his only focus. Probably because he’s been betrayed a time or two by the people he thought he could trust. Needing a change, he plans on moving his company west to Seattle. There is just one big problem. He doesn’t fly. So when a girl from his past offers to drive him across the country, how could he say no? Katie is his dream girl after all. Always has been. Tensions build between them as resisting each other becomes harder and harder.

Author: J. Saman

Rating: Rating: 4.60 / 5
115 reviews

Harvest Season: a novel (Book 2) by Melanie Lageschulte

The muggy days of August find Melinda Foster’s garden bursting at its borders. And two months into an unexpected sabbatical from her bustling life in Minneapolis, Melinda’s efforts at her rented farmhouse are starting to pay off: She’s learned to preserve produce, outsmart a few headstrong chickens and wrangle a flock of spoiled sheep. But even in the little town of Prosper, nothing stays the same. One member of the hardware store’s coffee group shares a startling announcement, and a trip back to the city makes Melinda realize how deep her roots now are in rural Iowa. As the months roll by and the seasons change, Melinda must choose between the security of her old life or taking a chance on an uncertain future. (Second in a series, approx. 75,000 words)

Author: Melanie Lageschulte

Rating: Rating: 4.70 / 5
95 reviews

Execution: Jon Kaine 0: The Pilot by Nick Warren

When you have 10 seconds to live, Execution Is Everything.

Dr. Jon Kaine has flown into New York to commit a crime, but that’s not the problem. The problem is the late-night bar he hides out in, the gang that runs it, and the beautiful woman who follows him inside.

Kaine is a psychologist – more used to business pitches than bar fights – but as the night descends into violence he’s forced to put his skills to darker use.

Written in first person, Execution Is Everything is a short, gripping introduction to Nick Warren’s new thriller series. If you like your stories lean, mean and intelligent – you’ll love this.

Download Execution Is Everything today and watch the psychological battle unfold.

Author: Nick Warren

Rating: Rating: 4.80 / 5
330 reviews

Born to be Bound (Alpha’s Claim Book 1) by Addison Cain

Surrender is not survival.Claire is desperate. Her once thriving city lies in ruins. The strongest of the three human dynamics, Alphas, have grown feral. Common Betas circle like vultures. The lowest in the hierarchy, rare and weak Omegas like Claire, are being destroyed. Sheltering amidst a dwindling enclave of frightened Omega women, Claire cannot provide enough to feed them all; her friends are starving.All due to one escaped convict’s violent rise to power.Shepherd is every bit as ruthless as his reputation suggests. Despite taking every possible precaution, Claire is captured and her worst nightmare realized. Shepherd, discovering a rare Omega in his midst, claims her like a prize, forcing a pair-bond that ties her to him forever.She fights her instincts and his will, because no matter how manipulative the bond might be, she despises what he’s done to her people. If she cannot find a way to help her friends, if she cannot escape, everyone she loves will die.Publisher’s Note: The first book in Addison Cain’s exciting, raw, and suspense-filled Omegaverse series is a dark tale with explicit sexual themes and complete power exchange. Though situations may by be interpreted as romantic, this is a story about the effect of extreme circumstances on the human psyche and the consequences of obsession—not a standard romance. If such material offends you, please do not purchase.

Author: Addison Cain

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
470 reviews

Glimpse of Death: A Riveting Serial Killer Thriller by Leslie Wolfe

A RIVETING SERIAL KILLER THRILLER Her beautiful face, serene and immobile, resting on her folded arm. Her long, luscious hair, undulating gently in the evening breeze. Her eyes half-closed, a hint of a smile on her pale lips, as if to welcome an unseen lover. When the body of a young woman is found in her own backyard, a week after her disappearance, evidence leads investigators to a chilling conclusion. She is not the first victim of a serial killer no one knew existed. She most definitely is not the last. FBI Special Agent Tess Winnett joins the local detectives assigned to the case and searches for answers in the intriguing investigation that offers a plethora of forensic evidence, yet no viable leads. When another body is found, the search intensifies, and details about the killer’s unusual signature emerge. He likes to stalk his victims before abducting them. He likes to show them a flash of what’s coming, a foreboding warning of their grim future. At first, she caught a glimpse of a man, standing in the shadows, watching her. She thought she saw his eyes, and the sight of them chilled her to the bone. She saw his hands, and they were the hands of a killer. She caught a Glimpse of Death. Join smart, relentless Tess Winnett and her seasoned team on a heart-stopping hunt for a serial killer, who mercilessly takes lives, preying on young, unsuspecting mothers. Resourceful, creative, and uncompromising, Tess will stop at nothing to catch the killer before he shatters another innocent life, taking readers on a memorable, white-knuckled journey in this masterful, riveting, serial killer thriller. The best-selling author of Dawn Girl and The Watson Girl is back with another suspenseful, riveting crime thriller. If you’re a fan of intense, fast-moving police procedurals, you will enjoy reading Leslie Wolfe.What Readers Say About Leslie Wolfe — “Leslie Wolfe has the talent that is comparable to the likes of a Tom Clancy or a Michael Crichton, or even James Patterson.” – Dennis Waller — “Wolfe keeps readers turning the pages…” – Kirkus Reviews — “Leslie Wolfe knows how to blend advanced technological data with powerfully written human behavior responses and the result is a novel that few will want to put down once the story begins.” — Grady Harp– “Congratulations, Leslie Wolfe, for what I believe could be a hit series!” – Christine Terrell — “Verdict: A phenomenal novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat. I highly recommend it!” — KWNY Publicity Readers and Critics Talking About Leslie Wolfe Novels– “Written beautifully by an author who really has an insight into the warped mind of a serial killer.” — “Grabs your emotions and hits you hard in the gut. And just hold on tight until the end!” — “Now this was a real smoker, really kept it moving, very well written. Guess I better find out if my wife is talking to me.” — “Whether you’re a fan of thrillers, police procedurals or just a really good and unusual book, this is one that you will enjoy.” — “This story has one of the best plots I’ve read in a long time.” — “From the beginning to the last page her novel manages to keep reader’s attention, delivering intrigue, thrill and suspense.” — “An impressive amount of suspense throughout.” — “As soon as I picked it up, I couldn’t put it down! Full of suspense and keeps you at the edge of your seat. I loved it!”– “As a long-time fan of Tom Clancy’s early works and Dan Brown’s techno-thrillers, it makes me proud to see a woman stepping so confidently into this male-dominated arena. Well done, Leslie.”

Author: Leslie Wolfe

Rating: Rating: 4.70 / 5
442 reviews

A Little Like Destiny by Lisa Suzanne

A #1 Bestselling Rock Music Book! Bestselling author Lisa Suzanne’s forbidden romance series pits a rock star against his business mogul brother. Reserved and responsible Reese Brady refuses to miss her chance with bad boy rock star Mark Ashton. After one steamy night, she’s convinced the emotional connection they shared was just a figment of her imagination. After all, he’s a womanizer whose affairs are highly publicized.Reese strives to leave that night behind her after a handsome business mogul asks her to dinner. Her relationship with Brian Fox quickly escalates into something meaningful, but she never expects the secret that emerges when he finally invites her to his penthouse.She fell in love with a rock star the last time she was there. How could she know she’d fall in love with his brother next?This is a three-book series that must be read in order:A Little Like DestinyOnly Ever YouClean Break

Author: Lisa Suzanne

Rating: Rating: 4.60 / 5
147 reviews