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"Loved, Settled and Understood" by Kirsty Grant

"Loved, Settled and Understood"

by Kirsty Grant

Following the death of her best friend, Laura, Sophie's life is thrown into turmoil. Torn between the stability of her long term relationship with her boyfriend, Jeff, and the unexpected raw desire for Laura's sister, Jane, Sophie finds herself questioning her sexuality. Acting upon her desire, Sophie discovers that following her heart has unforeseen consequences and she finds herself tangled in a web of complicated love and heartache.

Loved, Settled and Understood is a passionate love story which takes Sophie on a life altering journey of grief, lust, love and anger.

How many hearts will be broken in the quest for true love? Is it easier to walk away from love to avoid heartache? Will the words of her late friend, Laura, echo true and will Sophie ever be loved, settled and understood? [more]

"Red Sun Over Panama" by H. Paul Doucette

"Red Sun Over Panama"
by H. Paul Doucette

Late Fall, 1941

Europe is ablaze as Hitler jackboots his way to total conquest. England is on the precipice as the Blitz has begun to reduce it to ashes and rubble. In the Pacific, Japan has begun stretching its might across China and the Pacific Islands, threatening India and Australia.

America is caught in the middle as it tries desperately to avoid becoming involved in a global war. But all that is about to change through an act of treachery that will shock the country to its core. Japan has decided to make its first move to cripple America's ability to challenge them in the Pacific Ocean. The Panama Canal.

Washington has grave concerns about the safety and security of the Canal as they have received reports of an influx of Japanese nationals arriving in the area. The Counterintelligence Police Corps has been charged with ensuring that the Canal remains open and free from sabotage and espionage. This has fallen to one agent: Paul Jarvis. He is dispatched to the Canal with a mandate to work in cooperation with agents from the FBI and the Office of Naval Intelligence.

It does not take long before he uncovers clues suggesting the possibility of a plot to blow up the locks at Pedro Miguel and Miraflores while investigating a series of suspicious murders. With the help of his partner, Sergeant Joe Duggan and the area MPs, he rushes to stop the attacks and capture the people involved.

The clock is ticking and in the distance the Red Sun on the western horizon rises higher. [more]

"The Last Conception" by Gabriel Constans

"The Last Conception"

by Gabriel Constans

Passionate embryologist, Savarna, is in a complicated relationship, with two different women, when she is told that she MUST have a baby. Her conservative East Indian American parents are desperate for her to conceive, in spite of her "not being married". They insist that she is the last in line of a great spiritual lineage. In the process of choosing her lover and having doubts about her ability, or desire to conceive, Savarna begins to question the necessity of biology and lineage within her parents' beliefs and becomes forever fascinated with the process of conception and the definition of family. Threads of Dan Brown (DaVinci Code), Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (Sister of My Heart) and The L Word (TV series) flavor this colorful tale of awakening, romance and mystery. [more]

"Screw The Devil's Daiquiri" by Rayme Michaels

"Screw the Devil's Daiquiri"

by Rayme Michaels

When womanizer, and possible schizophrenic, John Hazel is suddenly offered a serious job promotion by the CEO of his company, David Wall, under the condition that John help him kill his wife, John finds himself between a rock and a hard place when Mr. Wall's wife, Victoria Wall, asks John to do the same for her. [more]

"Seeking Sir Gwain" by Shari Dare

"Seeking Sir Gwain"

by Shari Dare

Keith Fletcher and Ian Brice are both on a mission to find the missing Gwain McGowan. Their quest takes them to the hut of the old hag, Tabitha. Even though many years separate the two of them coming to her to seek Gwain, they are both sent to the same place and time, Minter, WI 2008. [more]

"A Father's Love" by Sherry Derr-Wille

"A Father's Love"
by Sherry Derr-Wille

When Jenny found herself pregnant at the age of fifteen she thought her life was over, but with supportive parents, she was able to get her education. With her future secure at the hospital on the reservation where she grew up, love was the last thing she wanted in her life. [more]

"Finding the Way Back" by Jill Bisker

"Finding The Way Back"

by Jill Bisker

Finding the Way Back is the story of Laney, a recently divorced woman who agrees to help her mother fix up her dead grandfather's house. From the first night when she hears ghostly music to later physical attacks that seem targeted only at her, she soon discovers that a spirit in the house may have plans of its own. [more]

"Gunman" by Richard Dawes

A Tucson Kid Western
"Gunman"
Book 4
by Richard Dawes

In Gunman, the Tucson Kid is hired by a businessman to track down and kill a band of outlaws who have kidnapped his daughter and taken her into the Badlands. In the Badlands, Tucson is captured by a tribe of rogue Comanche; it's only by passing a series of ordeals that he can win his freedom. When he finally reaches the lair of the outlaws, Tucson must use all of his fighting skills to defeat them. [more]

"Murder in Her Dreams" by Nell DuVall

"Murder in Her Dreams"

by Nell DuVall

Cassie Blake lives with guilt because she failed to heed her dreams and a young girl died. Now, a year later a handsome man and a vicious feral rabbit haunt her dreams. She has no idea of the man's identity. At first she dismisses the dream as ridiculous, that is, until she discovers the man is real. [more]

"When it Rains" - John Steiner

FLIPSPACE
"When It Rains"
Mission 6
by John Steiner

Only 42 light-years away, the exo-solar planet, Henry Draper 40307G, has yet to be visited by humanity. That changes, when the Mockingbird arrives with an astronomical survey team. Deploying probes and deep space telescopes, the science team stumbles upon intelligent aliens. [more]

"Second Act" by Rhonda Strehlow

"Second Act"

by Rhonda Strehlow

When Cassie's husband dies she takes a trip to Northeastern Wisconsin to decide what to do with the rest of her life. During that journey she meets three men who influence her future. However, her relationship with one of them nearly ends her life. [more]

"Everman and Uriel" by C. A. Withey

The Awakeners #1
"Everman and Uriel"
by C.A. Withey

In a land of dreams made real, one man causes two worlds to clash, leading to the inevitable destruction of both. It's up to Caleb Everman to right the wrongs of the dream's creators, dodging dream-eating mechanical abominations and guardian aspects of the Dreamscape Nexus, while also stealing his love from the written pages of a different land. [more]

"Tales From A Broad" by Jeannine Henvey

"Tales From a Broad"

by Jeannine Henvey

If you enjoy new twists on old classics, then Tales From A Broad is a comedic adventure of one woman's quest to find herself, but the spotlight focuses on her older chaperone, instead.

Forty-two and feeling not-so-fabulous, Lucy Banks allows her older sister to talk her into accompanying her twenty-four-year-old niece on a trip around Europe.[more]

"From Florida With Love, Sunsets & Happy Endings"

"From Florida With Love
Sunsets & Happy Endings"


by Southwest Florida Romance Writers

Southwest Florida Romance Writers (SWFRW) offers a unique anthology with ten original stories. They each feature a gorgeous Southwest Florida sunset, pink flamingos in all forms, and romance. Enjoy enchanting tales about love, including old and new love, lost love, second chances, and even puppy love. [more]

"Threshold" - John Steiner

FLIPSPACE
"Threshold"
Mission 5
by John Steiner

The freeze on FTL exploration is over. Mockingbird is dispatched to the exo-planet, XJ-372495E to relieve an outpost team established by the Astraeus. They discover no response from the base, and fear the same fate befell the station as the FTLV. Col. Rama and crew land to investigate the small wind-blown base. Todd Nathanial Ash, Mockingbird's genetic specialist and Seti team member draws animosity from the science team leader. [more]

"Dark Solace" by Tara Fox Hall

"Dark Solace"
Promise Me #9


by Tara Fox Hall

With Theo facing deadly odds in a fight to the death, Sar makes a pact with Lash, agreeing to give Devlin another chance in return for Theo's life. Reforging her relationship with her handsome vampiric lover mends old wounds, even as Theo moves to regain Sar just for himself. But Devlin's old enemy Ulysses appears, taking Sar prisoner and burning Devlin badly in a surprise attack. Rescued at the eleventh hour by Lash, Sar nurses Dev back to health, Theo bristling at a distance. Yet Lash's own day of reckoning is here as his long life ebbs to a finale, leaving Sar to face the decision of offering him salvation, knowing that the price is her own humanity.
"Cicada Summer" by Marilyn Gardner

"Cicada Summer"

by Marilyn Gardiner

Is it real love when you can't eat, can't sleep, can't catch your breath while watching Will practice his high dive at the pool, and are suspicious of your own quirky grandmother's advice?

The summer has been mystical. Will, one of the handsomest boys in town, has been dating Dani and she prays every night that he'll ask her to go steady before he heads off to college. Her parents are skeptical because Will is older than Dani, but Grandma Livvy is full of advice. [more...]

"The Art of Maddame Witsome" by Dale Hollin

"The Art of Madame Whitsome"

by Dale Hollin

Sometimes the baton of a conductor holds the sharpened edge of a blade. The baton of The Madam is such that spills blood. When this conductor's manservant abducts an angelic and gifted harpist named Celeste for his employer's next amusement and artistic endeavor; the house and estate fill with not only beautiful music, but all the torment and flames of hell. A chilling tale of orchestrated pain and dark romance, woven into a literary melody of heated torture and sacrifice.
"Wicked Lustful Tales" The Complete Collection by Maria Cox

"Wicked Lustful Tales:
Complete Collection"


by Maria Cox

Wicked Lustful Tales is a compilation of stories that blend, drama, friendship and most certainly steamy romance.
"Fateful Encounters" by Vovo Verdan

"Fateful Encounters"

by Vovo Verdan

As far as twenty three year old Glen Verne was concerned, the crime was committed for all the right reasons. But unfortunately, the authorities didn't agree.

Throughout our lives we encounter people who affect us in very different ways. Sometimes the encounter leads us down a path we would rather not have traveled – sometimes, however, it's just the path we needed.

Glen Verne is a complicated twenty three year old man. He works a dead-end job and any form of excitement is always welcome. He has had his fair share of misfortune in life, and it is this misfortune that has shaped him as a person. He has also had his fair share of good fortune, but as Glen Verne discovers, bad decisions will subjugate good fortune every single time - especially when so many fateful encounters are involved.

"Seducing Sir Gwain" by Shari Dare

"Seducing
Sir Gwain"


by Shari Dare

Denise Hopkins can't believe her eyes when her Ouija Board spells out My name is Gwain. I knew you in 1470. You were my brother's wife and I was your lover. After an erotic dream, Denise wakes up in the body of Davida Brice who is about to be married to the handsome Robert when Charles McGowan announces she belongs to him and takes her as his wife. Gwain McGowan has been called to McGowan manor to become the surrogate father for his brother's son. Known for his sexual conquests he has no doubt he can father a child, but doing so for his brother is something else. Once he meets Davida he is afraid he will not be able to leave her once the child is christened.

"Kragan" by Dennis K. Hausker

"Kragan"

by Dennis K. Hausker

Prince Damon competed with his younger brother Prince Tabor to be crown prince, but Tabor bested him in the final contest. Thereafter, Damon feels his life has no meaning until stunning Beth rides into his life fleeing the great trauma of her life. Fate is not done with Damon who is forced to overcome self-pity to become the person he was meant to be. Their world is threatened with destruction as the vast barbarian horde, the Argore, suddenly invade the lowlands from their mountain realm. Damon, shackled with doubts, strives to become that better man, trying to win the love of Beth, but her disdain and personal focus on revenge thwart him time after time. Is it him she rejects? Does her heart belong to another?

"Blood Moon" by Richard Dawes

"Blood Moon"
A Tucson Kid Western #3

by Richard Dawes

The Tucson Kid escapes Mexico ahead of a gang of outlaws bent on revenge. He rides west into New Mexico and finds himself in the middle of a range war between a brutal rancher and a beautiful widow. As Tucson takes a stand in favor of the widow, he is caught in the cross-fire between the rancher's hired killers and the Mexican bandits who have finally caught up with him.

"Wolfman Owner's Manual" by Tim Forder

"Wolfman Owner's Manual"

by Tim Forder

If you've ever been attacked by a large man-shaped wolf, or perhaps you're just interested in the lifestyle of the Werewolf, then this book's for you. As a changeling myself, I wanted to learn more about my new change of life. This took a lot of time and research, and now I pass what I have learned on to you.

WARNING: This book has bite to it. Read it if you dare!

"Oh Fortua" - John Steiner

FLIPSPACE
"Oh Fortuna"
Mission 4
by John Steiner

During a deep space rescue, the Mockingbird receives emergency dispatch orders for the Fortuna asteroid. Colonel Rama is warned of Russian Federation and Remote Space Conglomerated Industries vessels. The Fortuna Foreign Relations Office invites Mockingbird's senior officers and Federation command officers to an embassy dinner. The two Earth powers are asked to defend Fortuna from RSCI clandestine ops. Lt. Cipactli Arroyo-Diaz, and his team are invited to a "friendly" game of soccer with Russian security. Stanley Goddard runs into an old nemesis in the form of a Federation Logician.


"Unexpected Blind Date"
by Joanne Rawson

If any of Grace Worthing's friends dared to suggest she should go on a blind date, her answer would have been, "Blind dates are so tacky; they are definitely for the desperate." She was so over men! After her fifth Sex on the Beach cocktail she told friends she would never have sex again, let alone have sex on a beach. Then, s"Unexpected Blind Date" by Joanne Rawsonomewhere between her second and third tequila slammer, Grace found herself, agreeing to meet Adrian. Little did she know how interesting and unexpected her blind date would be.
"The Belialish Incident" by D. B. Crawford

"The Belialish Incident"
by D. B. Crawford

Vince Bocca, a Boston restaurateur and formerly a part-time white collar crime sleuth, is thrown back into the game when a bank president asks him to find the more than two million dollars a senior bank employee, Mark Overdale, embezzled. Overdale confessed that he spent the money gambling, but the banker is convinced Overdale is not a gambler and that he has hidden the money so he can enjoy it when he is released from prison.

Setting out to unearth the missing money, clues take Bocca from the penitentiary where Overdale is doing time to the casinos of Atlantic City and a New York auction house. Working with Overall's neurotic wife, Bocca suspects the bank's money was used to buy two original paintings by Paul Gauguin from a private collector. However, before Bocca can piece it all together, someone tries to kill the art dealer handling the transaction. As the police look for the would-be killer, Bocca uncovers Overall's accomplice. But is she also working for someone else?

"Flipace: Astraeus Event,  Missions 1-3" by John Steiner

FLIPSPACE
"Astraeus Event"
Missions 1-3
by John Steiner

FLIGHT OF THE MOCKINGBIRD
Flipspace 1

Training for the ISS Mockingbird, Colonel Sumitra Ramachandra and Major Lamarr Fitch find that they're being deployed before certification. The ISS Astraeus, an International Space Organization vessel fails to transmit its latest exploration report in the Gliese 667 System twenty-two light-years away. Colonel Ramachandra learns that the Mockingbird she commands was built for more than intra-solar operation. Three people with complicated and enigmatic backgrounds are added to her crew roster just before launch.

BRANCHING OUT
Flipspace 2

The ISS Mockingbird is ordered to Kepler 22 to check up on a re-search outpost set up by the Astraeus. Colonel Ramachandra and her crew discover on the planet, Kepler 22B a form of life that doesn't need ships to travel through space. Also present is a base established by Remote Space Conglomerated Industries. Their operations put profit before the concerns of the indigenous life. An unauthorized distress call originates from the RSCI base. Colonel Rama must risk breaching their air defenses to comply with international conventions and save lives.

SOL-SIDE UP
Flipspace 3

On completion of two missions, the crew of the Mockingbird returns to Earth for Grav Leave. Not everyone welcomes them back as intrepid explorers and peacekeepers. Colonel Ramachandra becomes the target of a kidnapping plot, and the abductors' motives aren't clear. Major Lamarr Fitch struggles with the responsibilities of filling in. He must organize the ship's crew to get Colonel Rama back. Captain Malcolm O'Connell confronts his past and the legacy of being a reincarnated Xerces Protocol patient.