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The Telltale Tattoo

by jack the knife

A young boy’s life is torn apart in 1973 Vietnam when U.S. soldiers assault his fishing village, mistakenly thinking it’s a Viet Cong base. The scary image of a tattoo on the arm of one of the soldiers haunts Nguyen Chinh over the years as he rises to a p


Laid Out and Candle Lit

by Ann Everett

Tizzy Donovan is having a run of bad luck. A bakery delivery gone wrong. A bar fight with an old classmate. And, the discovery of a dead body in the cemetery.


NIT

by Seabrass

Gina's not having a good day. She's up against a deadline, and her short story contest submission has to be perfect. Unfortunately, there's a nit plaguing her work--a two-letter word that's gone missing. She's pretty sure it's loose in her room. All she h


Hannibal's Elephant Girl

by Charley Brindley

In 218 BCE, Hannibal took his army along with 27 elephants over the Alps to attack the Romans. Eleven years before this historic event, on the banks of a river near Carthage in North Africa, one of his elephants pulled a drowning girl from the turbulent w


Sweet Thangs: Southern Sweets from Two Sassy Sisters

by Ann Everett

Based on the fictional bakery in Ann Everett's Tizzy/Ridge Trilogy, the cookbook contains over 160 dessert recipes.


The Long Trek Home

by B Douglas Slack

A double catastrophe has altered the world—one astronomical, the other man-made. A moon-sized chunk of antimatter slams into the sun, causing Earth’s icepacks to melt and flood coastal regions. Unrest in the Middle East causes the unthinkable: nuclear ter


A Body in the Sacristy

by alkemi

A baby girl's body discovered in the sacristy of a local church introduces police detective Simon Goodyear to Barrettsport Nova Scotia. He struggles to determine who she was and how her body ended up in a sealed compartment. The quirky nature of the town


The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree

by j p lundstrom

Her name is Melanie Carpenter. Or is it? Why would anyone want to kill her? She isn’t rich, doesn’t know any secrets. She’s just an orphan who grew up in the foster care system—isn’t she? Worst thing is, Mel doesn’t know what happened. Did she do s


Raji: Book Two, The Academy

by Charley Brindley

August 1926. Raji is accepted to the prestigious Octavia Pompeii Academy. She and Elizabeth Keesler are the only girls among the one hundred cadets. They must endure the derision and taunts from ninety-eight boys who would like nothing better than to see


The Sincerest Form of Flattery

by jack the knife

Former surgeon Jack Lansing has become a bestselling mystery writer. At a book-signing event he meets an old colleague who, unbeknownst to him, has carried a grudge against Jack for thirty years. Then murders start popping up in and around Jack's peaceful


True

by Ann Everett

Sometimes it takes losing everything, to find all you've ever wanted. Welcome to Bluebird, Texas where a chance meeting gives two people a chance at love.


Tell Me a Secret

by Ann Everett

Jace Sloan has it all. Maggie Fielding is anything but his type. If only she could stop telling him her secrets, because her answers to his questions just might have both of them falling in love for the first time.


You're Busting My Nuptials

by Ann Everett

The groom is missing, clowns are angry, and don't get me started about gnomes.


Raji, Book Four: The House of the West Wind

by Charley Brindley

Fuse returns to Burma in 1941. Raji stayed behind in Virginia to recuperate. It has been eight years since Fuse and Raji left Burma on the training mission to Ethiopia. He has not heard anything from Kayin, but he has to find her, to be sure she’s all rig


Oxana's Pit

by Charley Brindley

Oxana operates an illegal amber mine in the Amazon. Her excavation is on land owned by Tosh Scarborough. He discovers Oxana’s pit on a satellite photo and goes to investigate. When his plane crashes, Amber Bravant organizes a search for him. Oxana will pu


The Side Effect

by jack the knife

In the 1930s, a German anthropologist researching a primitive people makes an amazing discovery. Eighty years later this leads to the development of a miracle drug that could be one of the biggest breakthroughs in the history of man's fight against diseas


Chirp

by Ann Everett

A woman hiding from her future. A man running from his past. Welcome to Bluebird, Texas where two damaged people with secrets, discover trust can lead to passion.


Get the Picture?

by jack the knife

Jack Lansing, M.D. is a widower who’s now ready to get on with his life when a chance meeting with a beautiful young woman changes everything – but not in the way he hopes. After a one-night tryst with the enticing vixen, the unsuspecting surgeon finds hi


You Only Love Twice

by B Douglas Slack

Westerner and master salesman Bill Hansen adopted Japan as his home. He effortlessly integrated himself into its culture, and lived a Japanese-inspired lifestyle. While on a packed train on his way home from work, he had a chance encounter with a Japanese


Slaves of the Firesnake

by Rayner Jamie Ye

Book #2 of Dark Space Fantasy Series: Plan8 Slaves


Two Wrongs Make a Right

by Ann Everett

A one night stand turns into a long weekend, and Quinn finds herself nose-to-nose and toe-to-toe with the best mistake she's ever made.


Rise of a Rock Star

by Barbra Best

This was originally posted here as Forbidden Fruit


Raji: Book One, Octavia Pompeii

by Charley Brindley

December, 1925. Vincent Fusilier finds Raji sleeping in his parents’ barn. He thinks she’s a vagrant and tells her she has to go. She doesn’t understand English and doesn’t know where she is. Over the next few months, these two teens struggle to understan


Chainsaw

by Seabrass

Trent Waverly has a problem: a local mob boss thinks Trent stole from him and is out for blood. Now, Trent's only hope rests in the paws of a dog named CHAINSAW...


Tied with a Bow and No Place to Go

by Ann Everett

While Texas Ranger Ridge Cooper investigates his latest murder case, his wife has problems of her own. She's joined forces with first cousin and local PI, Jinx Monroe to follow a possible cheating husband, confront her grandmother about baking Boom Browni


Strong Verbs Strong Voice

by Ann Everett

Stronger verb choices listed in alphabetical order for everyday verbs such as enter, walk, ran, took, etc.


Raji: Book Three, Dire Kawa

by Charley Brindley

October 1932. At the beginning of the Great Depression, universities all over America were cutting back and even closing their campuses. Raji and Fuse were cut adrift. Having concentrated on nothing but academics for the past four years, they were not pre


State of Vengeance

by Jake J. Harrison

"Do not leave today on your trip." Four hours before her vacation flight to Spain, young mother Rachel Katz receives an anonymous text warning her not to go. Thinking it a prank, she and her husband, struggling hedge fund manager Zeke Katz, decide to


Worlds Apart

by jack the knife

Humans have searched the cosmos for decades looking for evidence of intelligent life elsewhere in the vast reaches of space. Finally, a signal from a planet well outside the solar system arrives. The message is shocking enough, but soon after, the world f

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