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Beneath the Weight of Sadness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,280. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Beneath the Weight of Sadness is a novel about Truman Engroff, a gay, seventeen-year-old boy, living in an affluent, New Jersey town, Persia, who is brutally murdered one early Sunday morning. The murder becomes sensational not only for the fact that Truman is gay, but because the town is peopled with mostly wealthy conservatives who view anomalous lifestyles as a disruption to their world views.
The Irrelevant Few: "Redeemed"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,740. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
In a not too distant future, the U.S. government takes drastic action to control the exploding populations of homeless. Chaos reigns until a band of insignificant and irrelevant indigents, unite. A struggle ensues to take back America's lost freedoms. The battle becomes one for the economy and the eroded democracy as well. Can an audacious Irrelevant Few regain America's lost democracy? How?
Curiosity Didn't Kill the Cat (A Conan Flagg Mystery, #1)
Series: The Conan Flagg Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Captain Harold Jeffries, swaddled in his robe, had settled down for a cozy evening with Crime and Punishment when his wife left the house for a bridge party. An hour later he was dead. What could have induced him to dress and go out into the stormy night—much less to walk on the beach, which he hated and never went near?
Smoking Ash (A Lester Calvin Mystery)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Lester Calvin isn’t your typical detective. He knows cigars, he knows Tampa, but mostly, he knows people who can help solve problems. As he likes to put it, he’s “a guy, who knows a guy.” But when a beautiful woman walks in and drops a load of cash into his lap for doing absolutely nothing, he lands into a world of trouble, that even his connections might not be able to get him out of.
First Kill All the Lawyers (A Samantha Adams Mystery, #1)
Series: The Samantha Adams Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Home again in Atlanta after years on the Left Coast, crime reporter Samantha Adams finds that the more things change, the more they remain the same. Beau, the boy who broke her heart eons earlier, is more handsome than ever and is now the Medical Examiner. Sam finds herself deep in the kudzu once more when a lawyer, a family acquaintance, goes missing, then turns up dead.
Philly Stakes (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #2)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amanda attempts to instill the spirit of Christmas by having her students prepare and serve a meal for the homeless, but her plan backfires. A wealthy and politically ambitious parent, Alexander "Sandy" Clausen, turns the event into a lavish, catered publicity and personal photo-op. Worse, his party ends in fire and death...
Caught Dead in Philadelphia (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #1)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,630. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The debut of Philly Prep English teacher and accidental sleuth, Amanda Pepper, (and of C.K. Mackenzie, homicide detective) won the World Mystery Convention's "Anthony" for best first mystery. When the body of a colleague is found dead in Amanda's living room, she has to clear herself of suspicion—and make sure she isn't the next victim as well.
Scent of Evil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,610. Language: Australian English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
At Meg and Clyde’s bowls club, a player drops dead, and the bitter almonds smell indicates cyanide. Meg is overwhelmed by cigar smoke. She realises a cold-blooded killer is murdering the elderly. The situation becomes personal when one of Meg’s beloved friends is a victim. The only clue is cigar smoke. Is that enough for psychic Meg to track down the evil predator?
The Border Between Magic and Maybe
Series: The Borders Between Magic and Maybe. Price: $2.99 $1.02 USD. (66% off!) Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Tobias Spencer arrives home to find his mother dead, his father dying and their livestock stolen. Without the horses, his father's dream of a racing empire is gone. He vows to track the thieves down, find his horses and bring the murders to justice. He has no idea that there are forces at work beyond the Border that separates his lands from the Old, or that the theft is not all that it seems.
Granny & Pooch VS the Garbage Mafia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The howling Doberman next door drives Granny up a wall late at night. She visits with a peace-token-treat of left-over roast beef. As a result she not only inherits Pooch the Doberman, but also a surprise windfall of adventures; including potential answers to the exorbitantly inflated water/garbage rates, nationwide. It's a fictional story. (. . . Or is it? You decide!)
Turning Vampire 1,2
Series: Turning Vampire. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,900. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
This BookClub edition contains the first two novels in the Turning Vampire series. Vampire Career: Newly turned vampire Georgia can deal with the "dead all day" part, but the rest of her new lifestyle desperately needs a training manual. Vampire Disaster: Add a couple of kidnappers, a card carrying slayer,
One More Page: A Fiction Sampler with Bonus Writing Advice from 17 Successful Novelists
Price: Free! Words: 92,460. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
With the unbeatable combination of both compelling fiction and great insight on the writer's journey, these award-winning and bestselling authors of the Girlfriends Book Club join together to bring you ONE MORE PAGE! Enjoy 17 excerpts of outstanding fiction and, as a special bonus, there are also 34 of the GBC's most popular blog posts on the subject of writing craft & the writing life included.
Time and Trouble
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In Time and Trouble, a teen-aged runaway, a yellow hearse, an insurance scam, a heart-shaped talisman, a baby’s skeleton in a meadow, and something ugly and odd going on in a Sausalito houseboat all converge there to provide the first—and nearly last—case for Billie August, the new hire of seasoned P.I. Emma Howe.
Forgotten Promise (A Between Worlds Novel: Book Four)
Series: Between Worlds. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,500. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
“I did the spell to save your life, but I also did it to fulfill a promise I made to you,” Rylie said. “What promise was that?” I asked. “I promised you I’d find a way for you to be together—with Drake—with me." “I don’t remember that promise,” I said sadly, really wishing I did.
Double Cross, Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 17
Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,710. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Chris Blaskovich has been murdered. Everyone says he was a good guy, he didn't have any enemies, although he and his wife were at odds. His wife has the perfect alibi, she was out of town. But everything points to her being involved in his murder. It will take some inventive police work to catch this killer, but once Lt. Novelli has a plan, not even this killer's going to see this sting coming.
Time Ship (Book One): A Time Travel Romantic Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Image the combination of four amazing films - 'The Perfect Storm' meets 'The Philadelphia Experiment' meets ' Contagion' meets 'Pirates of the Caribbean', and you will have the plot for TIME SHIP! A Pirate ship from the 17th Century is caught up in powerful electric storm and transported through an electrical vortex to the year 2014, landing in the Caribbean. The world is in danger!
Widow's Pique (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #10)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,760. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the King of Histria invites Claudia to visit, she assumes the contract he wants her to sign is for wine. How wrong can she be? Virtually a prisoner in a land where brutality is ingrained, she is deeply suspicious of the recent run of bad luck that has befallen the King’s family. And where is he? If the King was so desperate to meet, why will no one take her to the Palace?
Second Act (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #9)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The corpse in the shallow grave couldn’t find rest. "You’ll never get away with my murder," she cried. "They’ll find you in the end. One way or another, And then you’ll have to pay." Joining a troupe of traveling actors (aren’t all killers actors at heart?), there’s no better place to hide out. Until the group is invited to spend Saturnalia with Claudia Seferius…
Dark Horse (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #8)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Claudia is caught doping racehorses, an island in the Adriatic seems the perfect refuge. Shaded by figs and pomegranates, Leo’s villa is surrounded by plunging cliffs, sandy coves and hillsides scented by carpets of wild herbs. Then a pirate ship anchors in the bay, and immediately a fire breaks out, an apprentice is murdered, and sinister messages are delivered on the point of a spear...
Dream Boat (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #7)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Claudia Seferius is broke. Skint. Borassic. Cleaned out. Bust, and on her uppers. So when her teenage stepdaughter Flavia is abducted, Claudia can't just throw money at the problem. The cash simply isn't there—since her husband died, his fellow businessmen have banded together to freeze her out of trade. And the delectable Orbilio can't help—he's been placed under strict house arrest...