Love Bats Last

Love Bats Last

Pamela Aares

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

The baseball diamond isn't the only field for all-star player Alex Tavonesi; he also runs his family's prestigious vineyard. What he can't seem to run is his love life. He's closing in on the perfect vintage and the perfect game, but so far the perfect woman has eluded him.A stormy night changes their lives forever...In LOVE BATS LAST, (The Heart of the Game, #1), the baseball diamond isn't the only field for all-star player Alex Tavonesi; he also runs his family's prestigious vineyard. What he can't seem to run is his love life. He's closing in on the perfect vintage and the perfect game, but so far the perfect woman has eluded him. Veterinarian Jackie Brandon is eluding her aristocratic past and memories of a soccer star who jilted her just before their wedding. She devotes herself to a marine mammal rescue center on the northern California coast, where hundreds of seals and sea lions are washing up dead. A chance meeting in a midnight storm brings Alex and Jackie together to rescue a stranded whale. Watching her work, he realizes she's the passionate, courageous woman he thought he'd never find—he just has to overcome her deep distrust of jocks. Jackie’s passion and courage lead her to discover what's killing the sea mammals. The culprits want to silence her, and Alex is the only one standing in their way. What will he sacrifice to save the woman he loves?Get ready for the entire HEART OF THE GAME series coming in Spring 2014, by award-winning author Pamela Aares. Love Bats Last (Book 1)Thrown By Love (Book 2)Fielder's Choice (Book 3)Love On The Line (Book 4)
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SODIUM:1 Harbinger

SODIUM:1 Harbinger

Stephen Arseneault

Science Fiction & Fantasy

In 1957, a group of wilderness adventurers are confronted with the unexpected. They are forced to defend themselves against an unworldly enemy. Will man's first encounter with aliens force them to run or will they stand and fight? This is the first thriller in the SODIUM series. Follow along as the unwitting group determine their own fate.Before an invasion it is wise to gather intel on your foe. Harbinger begins the tale of the fight to save Earth as told from the perspective of an unlikely hero...In 1957, a group of wilderness adventurers are confronted with the unexpected. They are forced to defend themselves against an unworldly enemy. Will man's first encounter with aliens force them to run or will they stand and fight? This is the first thriller in the SODIUM series. Follow along as the unwitting group determine their own fate.Also available from this author:"SODIUM:1 Harbinger" - a sci-fi action adventure of a first alien encounter in the 1950s"SODIUM:2 Apocalypse" - the aliens return in modern day and attack"SODIUM:3 Fusion" - the aliens return with an even larger force"SODIUM:4 Gravity" - a new world explored and the battle for Earth moves into high gear!"SODIUM:5 Assault" - it's time to take the fight to their world!"SODIUM:6 Defiance" - the final fight for Earth's survival. Winner rules the galaxy!
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Rainbow Briefs

Rainbow Briefs

Kira Harp

Young Adult / Gay & Lesbian

A collection of fifteen stories, inspired by images from the Young Adult LGBT Books group. In these romantic, fantasy, and contemporary short stories, you'll find LGBTQ teenagers living their lives - experiencing first encounters, and long relationships, coming out, staying closeted, questioning, loving, having adventures, dealing with family, with prejudice, or with magic.Have you ever looked at a picture, perhaps a photo of two guys in a tight hug, or two girls holding hands, and wondered, "What happened before that moment? What will they do next?"These fifteen stories were inspired by images from the Young Adult LGBT Books Group. In these pages you'll find LGBTQ teenagers living their lives - experiencing first encounters, and long relationships, coming out, staying closeted, questioning, loving, having adventures, dealing with family, with prejudice, with magic. Author Kira Harp provides this collection of Young Adult romantic, fantasy, and contemporary short stories.
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A Life For Nicholas (The Nicholas Chronicles #1)

A Life For Nicholas (The Nicholas Chronicles #1)

Matt Zachary

Gay and Lesbian / Fiction

"A Life for Nicholas" details the life of a thirteen year old boy who is an orphan and living in the foster care system. He has to deal with adolescence, his sexuality, the loss of friends and abuse as he figures out his place in the world. This book is a novella of about 13,000 words and the prequel to "A Home For Christmas" by Matt Zachary."A Life for Nicholas" details the life of a thirteen year old boy who is an orphan and living in the foster care system. He has to deal with adolescence, his sexuality, the loss of friends and abuse as he figures out his place in the world. This book is a novella of about 13,000 words and the prequel to "A Home For Christmas" by Matt Zachary. Other Books by Matt Zachary:New Discoveries (Book 1 of the New Discoveries series)Broken Hearts (Book 2 of the New Discoveries series)Life Changes (Book 3 of the New Discoveries series)New Beginnings (Book 4 of the New Discoveries series)The New Discoveries Series: Complete Collection (All 4 Books)12 Days of CraigslistA Life For Nicholas (Book 1 of The Nicholas Chronicles)A Home For Christmas (Book 2 of The Nicholas Chronicles)A Year For Change (Book 3 of The Nicholas Chronicles)The Nicholas Chronicles (All 3 Books)
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British Winters

British Winters

Andrew Turner

Gay and Lesbian / Poetry / Speculative Fiction

Noel Winters is lonely this Christmas. Lonely, despite being overcrowded by friends and family, which he would prefer to label as associates. This is a tale of a lazy procrastinating youth who is no longer young enough to pull that lifestyle off.Disillusioned with himself as much as the outside world, he draws inspiration from his younger adopted sister, Hannah.Noel Winters is lonely this Christmas. Lonely, despite being overcrowded by friends and family, which he would prefer to label as associates. This is a tale of a lazy procrastinating youth who is no longer young enough to pull that lifestyle off.Disillusioned with himself as much as the outside world, he draws inspiration from his younger adopted sister, Hannah. Hannah is a nine-year-old self-proclaiming Jew, which means little more than a recent pork abstinence. She has a wide-eyed passion for life, a bright optimistic light in the shadow of Noel’s pessimism. The season of joy is full of questions for Noel. Where is life leading me? Do I follow? Are cigarettes really that costly? Am I a drunk? Should I be sober before trying to answer these questions?Amazon reviewers"It is not often that a book has the ability to both make me laugh out loud and bring me to the verge of tears; this book had that capability." "Perfect Christmas gift for those who question the tradition!""Parts read like early Nick Hornby while the protagonist with his disconnection and confusion of modern life felt like someone out of Douglas Coupland novel, yet it still felt fresh and new. It moved easily from serious, to funny ,to touching, all in all I highly recommended it.""I read the book in two days, and found it hard to put down. Absolutely brilliant."
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Vigilante

Vigilante

Brian Cain

Horror / Comics & Graphic Novels / Mystery & Thrillers

Vigilante is the first novel in a series of works featuring the character John Stanton and his family. A retired MI6 operative now a consulting security advisor settles in Australia chasing his wife and family he loves so dearly, lost to the fear of harms way. His wife, a media journalist, falls foul of people in Australian power. Stanton steps in and things are not as they seem.Vigilante what can we expect of one, A vigilante is someone who illegally punishes someone for actual or perceived offenses, or participates in a group which metes out extralegal punishment to such a person. Often the victims are criminals in the legal sense; however a vigilante may follow a different definition of criminal than the local law especially if he is of a certain creed.The novel Vigilante introduces John Stanton an extreme character born in London in 1950 to a grass roots military family. A product of British Military Intelligence, at the age of sixty he had done nothing else all his life and lived through much accumulating masses of information whilst working for or with western governments. The experience turns him into a ruthless vigilante amongst military and government bodies. Those in power never expected him to live past thirty but he survived. It also introduces his sidekick Cadiche a part aboriginal civil police officer part of the stolen generation who assists in the public domain. Retiring to the east coast of Australia chasing his family lost through fear and loneliness his separated wife is a political newspaper journalist and uses her maiden name. Optimising her vivacious beauty to gain top secret information gets her into trouble and Stanton receives a sanction on his own wife from the corridors of power in Canberra. Deeply in love with his wife Jodi, his childhood sweetheart, Stanton pursues the threat with ruthless application protecting his family, but finding a little more than he expected. He uncovers a plot to take control of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal for world domination. With unofficial help from Britain's MI6 the American CIA and the French Secret Service he must break the chain of radicals involved in the plot coming at him from all directions and stay one step ahead of the government authorities to have any chance of success. He refuses to be drawn into public affairs and enlists a sidekick Cadiche a part aboriginal police officer found whilst training for the civil police he regards as part of his family.
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Raked Over

Raked Over

Linda Seals

Thriller / Mystery Thriller

Discount a 50-something woman as just a “pathetic old hag,” and see where that gets you. The arrogant young boyfriend of a former employee of Lily Raffenport, a mellow but irreverent Colorado garden designer, finds out when he dismisses everything about Lily as he trowels on the story of his girlfriend’s drunken suicide. That write-off spurs the reluctant sleuth Lily into action, and danger.Discount a 50-something woman as just a “pathetic old hag,” and see where that gets you. The arrogant young boyfriend of a former employee of Lily Raffenport, a mellow but irreverent Colorado garden designer, finds out when he dismisses everything about Lily as he trowels on the story of his girlfriend’s drunken suicide. That write-off spurs the reluctant sleuth Lily into action because she isn’t buying his self-important tale, and her curiosity for the truth takes her to New Mexico and back, before she herself becomes the main mark in a drug ring’s cover up of torture and murder. Is exposing the killer to find the truth worth the risk of revealing herself to the cartel’s mastermind?
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Morgan's Chase 1 (Power Play)

Morgan's Chase 1 (Power Play)

Lucy St. John

Romance / Contemporary / Business

THE CHASE IS ON FOR LOVE, MONEY AND THE PERFECT WORK-LIFE-FAMILY BALANCE FOR THIS FAST-RISING PROFESSIONAL WOMAN WITH NEEDSIntroducing author Lucy St. John and her hard-charging heroine, Morgan Chase. When it comes to romance, lust, laughs and life -- she's all business! She's a sexy white-collar business executive with blue-collar roots, a bio that closely resembles that of her anonymous authorNOW FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME TO CELEBRATE THE SERIES FINALE!THE CHASE IS ON FOR LOVE, MONEY AND THE PERFECT WORK-LIFE-FAMILY BALANCE FOR THIS FAST-RISING PROFESSIONAL WOMAN WITH NEEDSIntroducing author Lucy St. John and her hard-charging heroine, Morgan Chase. When it comes to romance, lust, laughs and life -- she's all business!Now Available as an UnabridgedAudiobook from Audible.com.Who is author Lucy St. John?Lucy St. John is the super-secret Nom de Plume of a major league, highly successful female executive. She sticks to what she knows in creating her brand-new, breakthrough romantic series, "Morgan's Chase." All the juicy details are ripped right from Lucy's own high-climbing corporate life.St. John's fast-paced, evocative - and, yes, controversial -- narrative chronicles both the corporate boardroom battles and the behind-the-scenes bedroom tumbles of a fast-charging female executive out to shatter the glass ceiling. In doing so, St. John's passionate prose is as authentic as it is addictive. Once you begin following Morgan's Chase, you won't be able to stop.Who is heroine Morgan Chase?She's a sexy white-collar business executive with blue-collar roots, a bio that closely resembles that of her anonymous author. Morgan's professional life is taking off, just as her personal life is bottoming out. Stung by a messy divorce from her Fortune 500 Ex, Morgan is twice shy, but increasingly needy -- and wanting. When a revolutionary project she's been shepherding finally hits the big time, Morgan realizes she has no one special with whom to celebrate.This doesn't mean Morgan lacks men in her life. In fact, there's too much testosterone in her orbit. Problem is, Morgan has a difficult time choosing, and there are both pleasures and pitfalls attached to each of Morgan's would-be men.Hence, the chase.It's a wild, sexy, thrilling, funny -- and touching ride -- whether inside the boardroom, or the bedroom. For Morgan Chase, both venues are now her playing fields. And she's determined to win!
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Dissever (Unbinding Fate Book One)

Dissever (Unbinding Fate Book One)

Colee Firman

Romance / Contemporary / Ebooks

Addison Sanders thinks her life is already as complicated as it can possibly get. Her family is sworn to serve and protect the Akori, Ancient people with time shifting abilities secretly living among the humans. What could be worse than getting stuck with a destiny like that? Tanner Sutherland is about to show her.Addison Sanders thinks her life is already as complicated as it can possibly get.Akori - Ancient people with time shifting abilities secretly living among the humans.Sanders Family - Humans sworn to protect and serve the Akori.What could be worse than getting stuck with a destiny like that? Tanner Sutherland is about to show her.When a death in the Sanders Family leaves their power and secrets up for grabs, centuries old rumors begin surfacing. Far more sinister reasons for her family's involvement with the Akori than Addy ever could've imagined come to light. She learns the hard way that placing her trust in anyone could lead to disaster.Betrayed by old friends and leery of new ones--she's left to cut through the lies and deception to get to the truth.Find out why sometimes its better not knowing, and how much misery really does love company in Dissever - Book One of the Unbinding Fate Series.
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Devouring Darkness

Devouring Darkness

Bradley Counter

Bradley Counter

Garen, a human prisoner, struggles to survive his brutal captivity at the hands of demons. Orlon Rin, an immortal lightwielder, along with his young disciple, Temin, journeys to the demonic world, The Nightlands, to put an end to the bloody invasions into The World of Light.Imprisoned in a literal world of demons, Garen, one of the few survivors of a slaughtered village, struggles to survive the cruelty of his demon captors and escape with his life and humanity intact, but when the opportunity presents itself, its cost is dire. Meanwhile, Orlon Rin, a master lightwielder with an immortal body set on hunting the demon responsible for the wave of blood and terror, descends into the demonic world known as The Nightlands accompanied only by his young disciple, Temin.
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Circles Of Fear

Circles Of Fear

Brian Cain

Horror / Comics & Graphic Novels / Mystery & Thrillers

CIRCLES OF FEAR is about family feuds, music, romance, love, sex, crime, corruption, murder, politics, wealth, power and the battle of Armageddon.CIRCLES OF FEAR is about family feuds, music, love, sex, crime, corruption, murder, politics, wealth, power and the battle of Armageddon. Author Brian Cain has played blues harmonica for fifty years, sung and fronted boogied blues bands for thirty five years. During this time he witnessed blues guitar players being exploited, shafted, robbed and usually thrown on the scrap heap. Sometimes he watched as they argued with venue managers of over a few lousy bucks.Author Brian Cain has made a blues guitar player the most powerful person in the universe in a tale of the battle of Armageddon at the turn of the second millennium. The extreme character of Jason Brinkly is one blues guitar player who has a win.A feel good story as he battles the normal boredom, come fun life in a band, and is thrown to the lions of darkness in the conflict of Armageddon. Carrying the sword of the cross from a most unlikely source he must rise from boredom, fight through disaster, wrangle with stardom, and confront power, kicking arse all the way. Where will this lead and can a humble blues guitarist overcome such odds?
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Lacuna

Lacuna

David Adams

Literature & Fiction / Poetry

"Never again attempt to develop this kind of technology."It is with these words that an unknown alien attacker destroys the Earth cities of Tehran, Sydney and Beijing. Fifty million people die... and nothing is ever the same again."Never again attempt to develop this kind of technology."It is with these words that an unknown alien attacker destroys the Earth cities of Tehran, Sydney and Beijing. Fifty million people die... and nothing is ever the same again.Some call them Demons, some call them Aliens, but to Chinese Naval Captain Melissa Liao they are the enemy. She is given command of one of three great warships built to fight the "demons", the TFR Beijing.Her task is simple. Find who attacked Earth and why... then stop them.Book one of the Lacuna series.- Lacuna- Lacuna: The Sands of Karathi- Lacuna: The Spectre of Oblivion- Lacuna: The Ashes of Humanity (coming 2013!)Don't miss these short stories set in the Lacuna universe:- Magnet- Magnet: Special Mission- Imperfect- Faith
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Dawn of the Knight: The Lance Rock Chronicles Volume 1.

Dawn of the Knight: The Lance Rock Chronicles Volume 1.

Robert L. Beck

Young Adult / Christian / Suspense

Having been raised and trained for the past 12 years by the United States government’s former top operative has made Canadian high school senior Lance Rock the most dangerous teenager on the planet. He is forced into using his skills to protect an American woman and her two teenage daughters from the woman's ex-husband-a crime lord who has been terrorizing the family for over a decade!One honorable young man can make all the difference.In this thrilling and suspenseful action/romance novel, a fatherless Canadian high school boy, Lance Rock, has been raised and trained by the United States government’s former top operative. For his senior year, Lance decides to travel to California in the hope of finding a girlfriend as well as freedom from his regimented life. Once there, he inadvertently ends up in the home of a mother and her two teenage daughters. He is forced to use his skills to defend them and himself from the woman’s ex-husband—a crime lord who has been terrorizing the family for over a decade!
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For Those Who Wait

For Those Who Wait

Azalea Moone

Gay & Lesbian / Romance / Literature & Fiction

Originally part of the 2012 Love is Always Write event at M/M Romance Goodreads group.It starts with a dare. My friends know I’ve been crushing on Ben for months. They make a bet for one kiss. This week, Ben is operating the balloon ride on our town annual carnival. Can I just ask him to accompany me (I can tell him that I’m afraid of heights but curious to try)...Originally part of the 2012 Love is Always write event at M/M Romance Goodreads group.Includes never before published sequel "Dig".It starts with a dare. My friends know I’ve been crushing on Ben for months. They make a bet for one kiss. This week, Ben is operating the balloon ride on our town annual carnival. Can I just ask him to accompany me (I can tell him that I’m afraid of heights but curious to try) and maybe I can steal that kiss when I’m up there. Do I dare?
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The Next Top Model: Soul Society

The Next Top Model: Soul Society

Otaku X

Otaku X

The Next Top Model gets new contestants. Tara gets more than she bargained for when the stunning, alarmingly beautiful women of Bleach's Soul Society (and Hueco Mundo) show up.The Next Top Model gets new contestants. Tara gets more than she bargained for when the stunning, alarmingly beautiful women of Bleach's Soul Society (and Hueco Mundo) show up. Swords down and beauty on the line, who has the alluring looks, best walk, and attitude to make the final cut? Is it all bounce and flair? Curves and shapes? Cattiness on the catwalk? Something more?Pick your favorite.Judges to include favorite and most-hated entities from both sides of the spiritual realms.
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