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  • Lyn Benedict

    Unabridged, 12 hours Read by Marnye Young Sylvie Lightner is no ordinary PI. She specializes in cases involving the unusual and unbelievable, in a world where magic is real, where hell is just around the corner-and where death isn't the worst thing that can happen to...read more

  • Dawn Hosmer

    Ruby Dunkin is in an abusive marriage. Her best efforts aren't enough to shield her two children from an abusive father whose cruelty knows no bounds. Their volatile situation ends in tragedy when Ruby's eldest son, Billy, is torn away from everything he loves. Consumed by hatred and self-loathing, Billy becomes the thing he hates the most-his father. Chelsea Wyatt, a senior in high school, goes missing after work one night, never to return. Her parents are devastated, only knowing this kind of tragedy from the news. Crimes like this are unheard of in their quiet, Midwestern town. Consumed by the tragic fate of their friend, family member, and neighbor, their lives and futures are forever...read more

  • Denise Black

    On the outside, Tess lives the perfect suburban life as she wipes bums, bakes muffins for the PTA, clips coupons, and schedules in sex with her husband. But on the inside, she's a hot mess. After subsisting on toast crusts and cold coffee for years on end, Tess has forgotten who she is, so she does what many mothers only dare to dream about: She runs away. Escaping to a small town, she finds solace in a quaint bed and breakfast, and with the help of the owner, Betty, Tess starts to put her fragile soul back together. But so many unknowns await her back at home and Tess's necessary journey of healing may ruin everything else in her life. Will her husband, Jack, forgive her for abandoning her...read more

  • Ted Nulty

    Stories ... They are the building blocks of our lives. They are our memories. They are how we come to know our history. They are our escapism and entertainment. Some fact, some fiction, and some are a clever little mix. These thirty-one stories are fiction. Short and scary. Delivered to you in small, terrifying bursts, much the way you'd experience each individual room in a haunted-house attraction. They were specifically written to be enjoyed by both the not-too-young and old alike. Inside, you'll find horror, drama, even a few laughs-and zombies. Zombies by the ton. Gnawing, gnashing, stumbling, and staring ... Right. At. You. Waiting ... for a bite-sized offering. The authors and...read more

  • Jeanne Mcwilliams Blasberg

    Hannah Webber fears she will never be a mother, but her prayers are finally answered when she gives birth to a son. In an era of high-stakes parenting, nurturing Sam's intellect becomes Hannah's life purpose. She invests body and soul into his development, much to the detriment of her marriage. She convinces herself, however, that Sam's acceptance at age fourteen to the most prestigious of New England boarding schools overseen by an illustrious headmaster, justifies her choices. When he arrives at Dunning, Sam is glad to be out from under his mother's close watch. And he enjoys his newfound freedom?until, late one night, he stumbles upon evidence of sexual misconduct at the school and is...read more

  • Rachel Mcmillan

    In 1910 Toronto, while other bachelor girls perfect their domestic skills and find husbands, two friends perfect their sleuthing skills and find a murderer. Inspired by their fascination with all things Sherlock Holmes, best friends and flatmates Merinda and Jem launch a consulting detective business. The deaths of young Irish women lead Merinda and Jem deeper into the mire of the city's underbelly, where the high hopes of those dreaming to make a new life in Canada are met with prejudice and squalor. While searching for answers, donning disguises, and sneaking around where no proper ladies would ever go, they pair with Jasper Forth, a police constable, and Ray DeLuca, a reporter in whom...read more

  • Jordan Rivet

    Art is magic. Art is a curse. Briar can curse with the flick of a paintbrush. Her paintings maim, bewitch, and-most effectively of all-destroy. But Briar doesn't want to hurt people anymore. She has fled her family's deadly curse business to start a new life peddling nonlethal jinxes and petty revenge. Briar's destructive powers catch the eye of a charismatic young outlaw called Archer, who hires her to help him save a kidnapped friend from a ruthless baron. Briar thinks this is her chance to make amends for her crimes, but the family business won't let her go so easily. When her violent past jeopardizes Archer's rescue mission, Briar must confront the dark arts she left behind-and...read more

  • Daisy Emory

    How long can you run from your past? How long can you stay in the shadows? A new town. A new start. A new life. Anything should have been possible for me after moving from the bustle of my California home to a small town in the south, but what if I’m not able to move on? And then, what about the Gods? Three boys who rule the school, golden monarchs, have set their sights on me from day one. Maybe they’re all trouble, but I am too… My past haunts me even as I try to keep moving forward and I’m struggling to balance myself, my history, new life, and friends. Can I really handle dating a guy on top of all that? Let alone three? If my past catches up to me, I may never...read more

  • Gabby Allan

    Take in the wild beauty of Santa Catalina Island with tour guide and eclectic gift shop owner Whitney Dagner. On the itinerary: dramatic Pacific coastlines, diverse marine life, and murder! Since returning home from mainland California and finding her groove with the family tourism business, Whitney Dagner's daily routine has become a wonderfully chaotic adventure. She and her nimble kitty, Whiskers, often find themselves at the center of the action on Catalina, from staged treasure hunts to gossipy birdwatchers. But before Whit can get too comfortable in the place where she grew up, a gift shop order leads to a stunning discovery-someone's dead body . . . One of Whit's best boat tour...read more

  • M. Robinson

    I once read that every warrior hoped an honorable death would find him. I always went looking for mine, but not even the Reaper wanted me. I was trained to kill. I was trained to not ask why. To take orders and just march in line. Hoo-ah motherf-ker.Life or death. Ride or die. And I'm not only talking about the military. I'm talking about the life that led me on the road to nowhere. My life. I fought for my brothers.I fought for my family. I fought for my country. And I fought for her ... never realizing I might die for them...read more

  • Carmen DeSousa

    Thirty-nine-year-old struggling actress Alaina Ackerman isn’t just down on her luck today; lady luck has packed up and left town for heaven only knows where. Instead of ending up homeless on the streets of New York City in November, Alaina accepts her mother’s holiday invitation and heads home to Pittsburgh for a much-needed break. Maybe even to give up on acting altogether. The last thing Alaina expects is to be happy returning home, especially when fate not only tosses an abandoned puppy into her lap, but also practically embeds Markus Klein into her life. That wouldn't be so bad if she hadn’t spent the last twenty years trying to forget the night they crossed the “just...read more

  • M. Robinson

    Ashes to ashes.Dust to dust.And all that fucking shit.I had killed.I had sacrificed.The innocent and the corrupt. I knew blood and I knew violence.Never imagining I could know love too.Mia Ryder was a woman to love. To cherish. To fucking claim. Now, forever, andevery day in between.If there was anyone I'd go to Hell and back for, it was her.Even if it meant, going to war with ...My fucking...read more

  • Michelle Bryan

    I was twelve years old when the world ended. For eight years I've survived in this shithole once known as Earth, fighting the alien parasite that mutated most of the population into bloodthirsty freaks while the rest of us became the lunch special on their alien menu.Now things are changing, and not for the better. The parasite is evolving, becoming smarter, stronger, and deadlier.They've already stolen everything from me-my home, my family, even the man I loved. It's time for this bullshit to end once and for all.My name is Bixby, and I'm the...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    'There's a scarlet thread of murder running through the colorless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it.' From the moment Dr. John Watson takes lodgings in Baker Street with the consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, he becomes intimately acquainted with the bloody violence and frightening ingenuity of the criminal mind. In A Study in Scarlet, Holmes and Watson's first mystery, the pair are summoned to a south London house where they find a dead man whose face is a twisted mask of horror. The body is unmarked by violence, but on the wall a mysterious word has been written in blood. The police are baffled by the crime and its...read more

  • Eric J. Gates

    'the CULL - Bloodline' is a new, fast-paced and highly original take on vampire lore.No fangs; no morphing into bats; just adrenaline-pumping fury as two female Federal agents encounter the unimaginable.Amy Bree's reckless actions result in death and her dismissal from the FBI.A visit from a mysterious priest propels her back into the fray, as she is partnered with an ex-spy, with fearsome computer skills, and tasked to hunt down the serial killer known as the Blood Sucker.Their quarry is not what they expect.The body count rises ... and the hunters become the...read more

  • Lynn Mclaughlin

    A life-threatening illness crushes the world around you, and around those you love. How do we all cope with diagnosis physically, emotionally, and spiritually? How do we move on? What are the most helpful ways to support others in crisis? In the end, what does it all mean?The author shares her most personal thoughts, fears, and triumphs over the most challenging year of her life. The voices of friends and family members ring true and move the reader to a powerfully emotional and honest reflection of one's own beliefs and life's...read more

  • Caesar Rondina

    Allie came from a small New England town. David also came from the same area, but a few towns over. Growing up they never met. He loved the fast-paced life of the city. After college he moved to the big city. Two different ways of life. Both living and trying to survive in different environments. They both had a past. A past that followed them into their present, which was affecting their individual futures. No matter what they tried to do, their past was always there to haunt them. Two people hundreds of miles away and worlds apart. Could they ever meet? Will they ever meet? Will their paths ever...read more

  • G. Lawrence

    14th October 1066. Two armies converge to decide the fate of England . . . The most famous date in English history, when the might of the English Saxons faced the wrath of the Norman invasion. The man who stormed the sands of Sussex was William, bastard Duke of Normany, the man they eventually came to call the Conqueror . . . But the Heart of the Conqueror was Matilda, Lady of Flanders and Duchess of Normandy. At the side of the most famous war-lord of history, Matilda worked, not as quiet, modest wife, but as a leader . . . as a ruler just as ruthless as her husband. Under her soft mask of beauty and modesty there lay the heart of a woman powered by ambition. A woman who was strong,...read more

  • Aristophanes

    The Peloponnesian War drags on and on with no end in sight, and the tough-minded Lysistrata has had enough. Men!-always making stupid decisions that affect everyone. Women's opinions are never listened to. Taking matters into her own hands, Lysistrata convenes a meeting of women from warring city-states across Greece and calls for a sex strike. It's a hard sell, but in the end it is agreed: they will withhold sex until the war is brought to hasty a close. Playing their part too, the old women of Athens seize control of the Acropolis-and with it, the treasury-holing up behind it's barred gates and choking off the silver that funds the interminable war. It's a waiting game, and a difficult...read more

  • G. Lawrence

    Autumn, 1066: The Battle of Hastings is done. The struggle for England begins. Matilda, Lady of Flanders, Duchess of Normandy, rules as Regent of Normandy for her husband, Duke William. William has won the Battle of Hastings, but Saxon England does not wish to surrender to him as King. As William sets England to flame, Matilda waits in Normandy for the time to come when she can claim her crown. Through bloodshed, battle and struggle will England be won, but even as Matilda rejoices for her new power, a prophesy is spoken, linking the fates of her children to the wailing voices and horrific images in dreams which come to haunt her. Matilda comes to understand that God is watching, and is...read more