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Burning Bright
Series: The Brambridge Novels, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Despite directing her village pupils in Romeo and Juliet, Harriet Beauregard is very much aware that life is dull, and love as expounded by Shakespeare does not exist. But then the man who she has thought about every day for five years returns. Only Lord James Stanton doesn’t treat Harriet like a princess, and he seems more interested in finding out who is stopping him inheriting his estate…
Somewhat Scandalous
Series: The Brambridge Novels, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00)
Launched onto the ton as Lord Henry Anglethorpe’s sister’s companion, Agatha Beauregard is determined to make use of her new freedom by letting loose her scientific tendencies. Exasperated, Henry stubbornly pursues her from one scandalous event to another. But before he can pounce, it becomes explosively clear to him that her affections are engaged elsewhere, and she is not all she claims to be…
Fair Robert
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
It is 1725 and Robert Sutton has recovered sufficiently to return to his work as a Government courier, he discovers that the family who looked after him have suffered a terrible injustice, and he is determined to find out why. An intricately-woven tale of suspense, intrigue and love set in rural Georgian England.
The Blatant Prey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It's dangerous outside the League. The path to a sensitive data leak leads Micah Stone and his team from glamorous parties with movie stars to the sleaziest town in the sleaziest part of space: the Kensie Free Systems. Micah and his team are abducted and must face assassins, gangsters and solicitors to rescue them. The assassins are not human and they fight as part of a sport known as BloodRing.
Silicon Slummin'...and Just Gettin' By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Mary Jo Melendez is back. The protagonist of Muddlin’ Through takes a security job in the Silicon Valley after bouncing across the U.S. through temp jobs. Her future isn’t all bright, though, as she discovers she has a stalker. She hires a PI for surveillance and protection who becomes a new love interest. Will this ex-USN Master-at-Arms survive this time?
The Swineherdess
You set the price! Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.50)
After months of planning and preparation, Inga is ready to complete her quest to rescue Dresden from a cruel king. The Swineherdess is a short story set in medieval Europe. It contains some violence, mild gore, suggestive language, reference to rape, and period expletives. Recommended for readers over 12.
The House of Wine and Roses
Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a country fast falling into civil war, Ibn Roza tries to maintain a small island of peace and poetry. He balances factions to make civilisation possible. But has he made a precious paradise, or an irrelevant backwater? and more importantly, can he survive? In this short story there are roses and there's blood; there's poetry and there's violence. There may be a few surprises, too.
Dead Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,500. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A sorcerer is lost, boiling in a cauldron of lies. Novice Kettna is commissioned to solve a string of robberies, but is haunted by a forbidden secret. Murder, blackmail and espionage drive her investigation into the shadows of danger where she must confront Bloody Agnus, the queen of the criminal underworld. Can a mage with failing magic discover the truth to find her lost love and save the city?
Czechmate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Nicole, a teenage missionary in Prague, teams up with Jakub, a streetwise Romani, to search for the evidence to clear her parents of espionage charges only to find that she must face an army alone.
Half Trace
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016 by Acrux Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Half Trace is a gripping, speculative tour-de-force of intrigue, action and apocalyptic milieu that delivers the ultimate battle of physical and psychic forces, all woven with delightful words, characters, and ideas that borrow from crypto-zoology, ancient indigenous lore, and the joy of a wild imagination.