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BLACK OPAL BOOKS--BECAUSE SOME STORIES JUST HAVE TO BE TOLD.

Based in the Pacific Northwest, BLACK OPAL BOOKS was founded by people who thought the publishing industry could do more for both readers and authors. So they formed BLACK OPAL BOOKS and gave it a mission: produce high-quality, well-edited books for readers, while helping authors achieve their dreams, as well as a higher percentage of royalties.

For Readers: Since we’re readers, too, we know how frustrating and disappointing badly-written and poorly edited books can be. We understand that when you pay good money for a book, you expect to get value for your dollar. So at BLACK OPAL BOOKS, all our books are carefully chosen for quality and thoroughly edited before a single copy goes out.

For Authors: Since we’re authors as well as businesspeople, we know how much hard work goes into writing a book—endless hours spent staring at a page while searching for words, struggling to finish the first draft, revising, editing, more revising, and still more revising. We also understand how disheartening it is, when you finally write the dreaded query letter and send it out to publishers, only to have your book rejected based solely on your query letter by someone who hasn’t read a single word of your book. Or even worse, to not get a response at all. And if you're lucky enough to get accepted and published, to receive royalties of such a small per cent. So at BLACK OPAL BOOKS, we let you send your completed manuscript along with your query letter. For all properly submitted queries, we read at least one chapter of the manuscript before deciding whether to accept or reject it. We also respond to all properly submitted queries. For those of you we do accept, our royalties start at 45%, for both ebook and print, and go as high as 70%.

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The Windmill of Time: A Time Travel Memoir
By Jeffrey Goldberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,640. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
It’s 2043 and the government is sending the elderly back in time to reduce the drain on Social Security and Medicare. Ninety-two-year-old Jeffrey Goldberg embarks on a journey back to 1971 and his twenty-year-old body. Once united with his former self, Jeffrey has but one goal—alter his past and correct the mistakes that caused him to lose his first love, Laureen. But past and future collide...
Deadly Secrets
By Robert Boris Riskin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Jake Wanderman is not your average retired teacher and Shakespeare maven. He has tangled with the Russian Mafia in Moscow and assassins in Jerusalem and always come out on top. Now his childhood friend’s long-lost daughter is a suspect in a murder investigation and Jake’s help is needed. The daughter flees to London and he follows, searching for clues. Instead, he uncovers rape, suicide, and...
The Avenger
By Ramona Forrest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
She’s at it again—just can’t seem to stop… Widowed R.N. Martha Chance’s futile attempts to rid the world of sexual predators takes her into the realm of terrifying, sadistic criminals, where she uncovers corrupt but powerful city officials who condone sexual crimes against defenseless children and don’t appreciate Martha’s interference.
They Called Me Queen B
By Stacy Butler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,440. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction
Stacy Butlter learned the hard way that you can’t give up if you want to survive. Her only option was to move forward. That is the ultimate message of THEY CALLED ME QUEEN B. The only way out is through, and broken dreams are no excuse for giving up. Sometimes humorous, sometimes brash, always inspirational, Stacy Butler is a courageous voice for survival.
The Dead Don't Dream
By Mauro Azzano
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
You are a Toronto police detective, lying in the gutter, shot by the man you were pursuing, and your life is slipping slowly away. The Dead Don’t Dream takes you back to the year 1973 and the world of Ian McBriar, a homicide police detective, as he investigates the brutal assault on two young boys, one of whom is the son of a local underworld figure.
Death in the Desert ~ A Jason Douglas Novel
By Douglas Durham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,040. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
After thirty years of being a cop, Jason Douglas thinks he’s through with dead bodies, bloody victims, and nightly gunfire. So when he stops to fix a flat tire in the middle of nowhere, the last thing he expects is to find skeletons in the desert. Nor does he expect to be pulled into a small West Texas sheriff’s office as the only available CSI man.
Tallas
By Cathrina Constantine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
In a decimated world, setting foot outside the protected village of Tallas is certain death—or so they say. Mutations caused by those in the wilderness have plagued Tallas’s citizens—or so they say…For Doogan and Keeyla their belief in a Free Tallas has lost its glimmer. And when their young son, Fabal, is given a very dangerous assignment, they risk everything to protect him...
The Broken
By Julia Joseph
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Born into a family of Guardians—extraordinarily gifted humans who protect mortal souls—seventeen-year-old Rose Kazin shows no signs of being blessed with the supernatural talents her family has used for generations to fight demons. When she and her father figure, an age old celestial Warrior, are horribly wounded in a demonic ambush, Rose awakens to find Ouriel, has volunteered to protect her...
Memories, Dreams & Deflections: My Odyessy Through Emotional Indigestion
By Valerie Gilbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction
A continuation of the serendipitous saga commenced in RAVING VIOLET, Valerie Gilbert’s first non-fiction collection of short stories, MEMORIES, DREAMS & DEFLECTIONS: My Odyssey Through Emotional Indigestion, picks up the sojourn of this sassy, single mystic, mired in her mind and cloistered above the streets of New York City.
Lifting the Veil of Secrets in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
By Ramona Forrest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction
Saudi Arabia is an ancient culture as old as time itself, yet filled with all the modern conveniences that money provides. Restless and looking for something new and exciting, two nurses traveled to this ancient kingdom to ply their skills and practice close personal contact—along with modern medical care—with people for whom slavery, buying wives, and female subjugation is just a way of life.
The Special Room
By Gisela Woldenga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Ben and Kate are not too pleased to be left behind when their parents visit relatives—until a special room in their aunt and uncle’s house piques their curiosity. The room is haunted by a ghostly lady who needs their help. She begs them to go back to 1718 in England and retrieve a medallion that proves her innocent of killing her baby.
Lights Out
By Melissa Groeling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Paul Holten’s profession doesn’t leave much room for doubt or con-science, but he’s reaching his breaking point. The nightmares are getting worse, the jobs are getting harder to finish, and the volatile relationship with his boss Aaron is falling apart. Now faced with the possibility of an impending death sentence, Paul makes the fatal decision to run.
Price of Justice
By Alan Brenham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,890. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Recently widowed, Austin Police Detective Jason Scarsdale works to solve the murders of two pedophiles, while trying to be both mother and father to his five-year-old daughter. During his investigation, Scarsdale is forced to navigate between the crosshairs of two police commanders out to get him.
Way to Go
By Jennifer Moss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Detective Ryan Doherty is skeptical when motivational speaker Jessica Way walks into the squad reporting death threats against her. After all, the threat letters appear to be in her own handwriting. But when Jessica turns up dead the next day, Ryan gets the case—and the guilt along with it.
Drifters: Stories from the Dark Side of Delinquency
By Jack Hobson, Ed.D.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction
The world has changed… Teenagers exist in a different world than you grew up in. Video games, gun violence, sexting, and bullying have all exploded onto the scene, leaving many parents shut off from their children and vice versa. In that vacuum, too many kids gravitate toward darker temptations, but there is hope.
I'll Sleep When You're Dead
By E A Aymar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,460. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Tom Starks has spent the three years since his wife’s murder struggling to single-handedly raise their daughter, Julie, while haunted by memories of his dead spouse. When he learns that the man accused of her murder, Chris Taylor, has been released from prison, Tom hires a pair of hit men to get his revenge. But the hit men botch the assassination...
Blood Mountain Prophecy
By Joanne Taylor Moore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Just when JT Carpenter and Buddy McCain finally begin to show a profit from the old hotel on Blood Mountain, they run into trouble. Sales Director, Rachel Ryan has over-booked the hotel with two groups that mix like gasoline and matches. Richard Markman arrives to film part of his new movie on Blood Mountain, but his secret plan is to kill his movie star wife, Dixie.
Showdown at Evil High
By Christine Wall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,510. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Sixteen-year-old Australian, Killara Jones, is the chosen one—for all the wrong reasons. A lone psychic in the sleepy town of Khalija, North Dakota, he is a self-proclaimed freak who can see angels, demons, and a lot of other things in between. Unbeknownst to him, his talents are a means to an end. His death has been foretold—he is a crucial element in the war between Heaven and Hell...
Your Soul to Take
By Brittany Booker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Nehmer Delarosa has been cursed ever since her mother sold her soul to Satan to keep her from drowning when she was six. Eleven years later, and now a junior in high school, Nehmer has been forced to take the job of a Soul Taker as her punishment. When Nehmer’s reclusive lifestyle is challenged by the new boy, Eric, she finds herself opening up for the first time in years—with deadly consequences.
Lone Hand
By John Gorman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,610. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Lucas Browne thinks he understands the legal system, until his father asks him for help fighting a ruthless mining combine over the mineral rights to his rural Pennsylvania farm. When he loses the fight—and his father—Lucas is devastated. Fed up with being an attorney, he heads for Montana to help his uncle on his ranch there, only to wind up fighting the same mining combine...
Sigrit
By Ellynore Seybold-Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Seven-year-old Sigrit’s happy and structured life in Germany ends suddenly one afternoon in 1944. With her parents dead, she is forced to travel with a woman who hates children while being taken to live with strangers. Even her fourteen-year-old brother is yanked away from her side. When the war ends, Sigrit is once again separated from those she loves...
Entangled
By S. B. K. Burns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,360. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
In an alternate, twenty-first century Boston, Dawn Jamison is a hair’s breadth away from earning her doctorate degree—a degree that would allow her entrance into the upper class, to become the unemotional and self-disciplined Cartesian she is now only pretending to be. To reach her goal, all Dawn must do is overcome her forbidden attraction to Taylor Stephenson who’s just crashed her lectures.
Pole Dancer
By Carl Coger, Sr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Strip club owner Sterling Monitor has always wanted to own a boat, so as soon as he is financially able, he drops a cool two million on a sweet little yacht he names Pole Dancer in honor of his club. But no sooner does he get the vessel home than his house is invaded, his girlfriend is kidnapped, and an elderly gangster tries to muscle in on the action at his club.
Heartbreak Hotel
By Aneta Cruz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,130. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Always falling head over heels for men who have nothing to offer her, and running from those who do, Kara realizes that her quest to find Mr. Right is harder than expected. As if her “mostly ludicrous” dating escapades weren’t enough to deal with, her unusual combination of friends isn’t of much help in matters of the heart either.
Living the Oath: Warriors Take It, Families Endure It
By RaeLynn Ricarte
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction
Michael Martinez, a Marine veteran, stepped on a bomb during a 2010 patrol in Afghanistan and lost both legs…Christian Bagge, an Army veteran lost his legs to a 2005 roadside bomb blast in Iraq…Their experiences, like those of the other subjects in the book, reveal how hardship and suffering can result in a greater awareness of what it means to be a human being.
A Sinister Obsession
By S. B. Redstone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
A psychopathic killer on a quest leaves behind a string of brutal murders and to find the Who, the police must first discover the Why. Detective Aubrey McKenzie has been assigned to investigate the murders. A lovely, fabulously wealthy, dark-haired Scot, whose iron will was forged in the inferno of human tragedy, Aubrey is stymied by the lack of solid clues and must rely on her paranormal ability.
Wickedly They Come
By Cathrina Constantine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,640. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Haunting visions, unusual strength, and special paranormal talents are the norm for Seeley and her sixteen-year-old daughter Jordan. Their lives become perilous when the leader of The Black Order stalks them, trying to fulfill a prophecy to consecrate Jordan to his lord—Lucifer.
Death Has No Dominion
By Pinkie Paranya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,090. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
‘She is down there,’ the voice whispered, stiffening the hairs on the back of Kate’s neck. No! She slams down the lid of her laptop computer. That was where the picture and sound had come from. But it doesn’t help. On her first vacation ever, Kate is plagued by visions she doesn’t want. Now she has no choice but to place her trust in a Colorado sheriff, who wants to be more than a friend.
Eve's Amulet ~ Book 1
By Carole Avila
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,660. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
When Mandy Ruhe receives a sacred amulet from a mysterious woman she’s never met, she is suddenly swept back in time to Texas 1845 and wakes up in the body of Carmena Luebber, owner of the Holiday Ranch. Until she can return to her own time, Mandy must assume Carmena’s role.
Love Through Time
By Nana Prah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Jasmine Gibson has her world turned upside down when she meets gorgeous Sean Taylor. He’s the first man she’s been attracted to since her fiancé dumped her two years ago. But when the disturbing daydreams start, Jasmine begins to fear that her actions in a past life may have finally caught up with her.
Jake's Song
By Ramona Forrest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,680. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Hettie Jamison lost her husband in 1892 and now, two years later, her ranch hand has been murdered and her cattle are being rustled. When the sheriff Jake La Force comes to investigate, Hettie’s foreman hints at her guilt. When Jake interrogates her, Hettie is hurt and angry. She orders Jake off her property, but he won’t stay away.
Destiny
By Jennifer Gibson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,630. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Jessie is determined not to let her hearing loss hold her back. She aims her sights even higher as she ventures in a new direction. With a Black Belt on the horizon, and so close to achieving it, she is unaware of the danger closing in on her.Until one day, everything suddenly changes and she finds herself standing on the precipice of life.
The Awkward Love Song of Abigail Archer
By Monica Sanz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Haunted by the death of a fiancée he doesn’t want, Marcus Kent strikes a deal with Death. For a century, he gathers souls by night in exchange for her life and endures a droning existence at her side while troubled by the many lives he has taken. But when he has to take Abigail Archer’s soul, that monotonous gray is dispelled. But breaking a deal with Death has consequences he can't escape.
Spaceborn
By Bonnie Vaughan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Confined to a spaceship orbiting Mars in 2050, astrogeologist Morgan Zeller watches the main lander descend toward the red planet without her. But when the lander crashes, endangering the baby’s father, Medical Officer Randall Arnold, and her other crewmates, which include Randy’s ex-lover, Morgan takes off in the emergency lander to rescue them.
Twin Flames: Midnight Awakening
By Gloria Ann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,530. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
On a rare night out, shy, seventeen-year-old, Laura Stanton uncharacteristically throws caution to the wind and lands herself in an embarrassing predicament. Fate brings her a rescuer in the form of seventeen year-old, Tristan McLellan. Thrown into an unfamiliar world of ancient secrets, Laura embarks on a journey of self-discovery and forbidden love, only to learn nothing is as it seems.
The Diseased
By Marissa Bauder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
She’s not your average teenager...She starts fires with her mind! Sixteen-year-old Sable Mosley thinks her life is over when her parents send her to a psychiatric hospital, but that’s only the beginning. She’s isn’t the only person there who has freaky powers. There is a whole race of people classified by the government as The Diseased.
Asking for It
By Shannon Kennedy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,050. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Be careful what you wish for ~ you may get it! Sarah Flynn’s fondest desires come true when she makes the varsity cheer squad at Stewart Falls Academy. And wonder of wonders, her dream guy, Jason Phillips, the football captain, finally has time for her. He claims to “love” her as much as she adores him. However, things aren’t as perfect as they seem.
The Dark Lady
By Dawn Chandler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 174,640. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
She should have grown up in a life of luxury and ease—instead, she was thrust into one of danger and deception...Forced by her scheming mother to pretend that she was a boy, Vanessa Fordella becomes Van, the Dark Knight, in twelfth-century England. But when her now-dying mother demands that she leave behind her charade and marry, Van embarks on the most difficult journey of her life.
Hunted
By John R. Beyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
A killer without remorse, burning with pride, and having the time of his life, Zachary Marshall is unstoppable—until Detective Jonas Peters arrives in the midst of one of Marshall’s heinous crimes. After a bank robbery goes from bad to worse and leaves three dead—including a little girl—Marshall finds himself the target of the most intensive manhunt Riverside, California, has ever witnessed.
Blood Mountain
By Joanne Taylor Moore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
The abandoned hotel on Blood Mountain stood vacant for twelve years in the Arizona desert, shrouded in mystery and rumors, until LA playboy Buddy McCain inherits the property and decides to reopen the inn. He convinces his contractor pal, JT Carpenter, to move in and help him remodel the once-fine hotel, but then, trouble starts.
Solstice
By Debbie Christiana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Time is running out for Armend Zogu. The 250-year-old family curse on his head will claim his life on his 30th birthday, the winter solstice. Sofia Palmalosi might be just the Strega who can save him. A descendant of a long line of powerful Italian witches, her family’s magic was a gift from the Goddess Diana. If the curse doesn't kill Armend, breaking it just might.
The Vigilante
By Ramona Forrest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
She thinks she’s going crazy—the rest of the world thinks she’s a hero...After her grandson, Will, is molested and the predator released on a technicality, Martha Lavery, a practicing R. N., notices a great increase in anger, lost time periods, and things in her possession that she would never buy. Terrified she is losing her mind, she seeks the care of a psychiatrist...
Damned ~ Book 1 ~ The Damned Series
By Brittany Booker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
She thought life was perfect now that her ex-boyfriend was back...until she saw what landed in her backyard. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Lawrence thinks her junior year in school is complete when her ex-fling Trevor asks her out again. But, oh, how wrong she is. She comes home from school to find Darrton, Death of The Four Horsemen, in her backyard.
Kickin' Out the Jams ~ The Purple Haze of My Crazy Daze in Radio
By Sean Conrad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction
A record spinner’s memoirs…The true story of the day-to-day, play-by-play adventures of a young, insecure, teenage wallflower, from a small Midwestern factory town, who dives head first in to the rabbit hole of psychedelia, flaxen, waxen, sex, drugs, and rock and roll.
With Murderous Intent
By Maggi Andersen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
To escape a deadly stalker, Caitlin Fitzgerald flees her home in Ireland and takes a governess job in the top end of Australia. In her chosen safe haven, she has poisonous snakes, spiders, and crocodiles to contend with. And the very handsome and moody station owner, Jake Monterey, to keep her awake at night.
Ghost Island - Revised Edition
By Bonnie Hearn Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Livia Hinson has just begun a Seminar at Sea when a storm hits their yacht. Now, she is stranded with the other students on an island off the coast of California. Far away from her foster home and her heartbreak, Livia finds Aaron, the perfect love. But the only way they can be together is in her dreams.
They Raped Me Once ~ Over & Over Again
By Jacqueline Charmane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction
THEY RAPED ME ONCE ~ OVER AND OVER AGAIN is the true story of a young woman who possessed courage, determination, success, power, and money—until she was raped. Struggling to survive, and to deal with the pregnancy caused by the rape, she hides the truth and marries her boyfriend who believes the baby is his. It seems to be the perfect solution, until her husband betrays her and kidnaps her son.
Stranger on the Tonto
By Ramona Forrest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
When Cherry Bender discovers her father’s been fatally wounded, she vows to find his killer and stop the constant trouble on her ranch. Very short-handed, but unsure who to believe, she reluctantly hires a tall, gray-eyed stranger who comes to the ranch with the news that her uncle has also been murdered.
Rescued from the Dark
By Lynda Kaye Frazier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,890. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Kidnapped by terrorists and sent into a drug-induced coma, FBI intern Mercedes Kingsley awakes with no memory of her ordeal—or the intimate interlude that left her pregnant. Convinced her child was fathered by her ex-fiancé, Mercy walks away from the only man she has ever loved, determined to make things work with her ex, a man the FBI suspects is implicated in her abduction.
Compass (with bonus story: Awake)
By Jennifer Gibson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,650. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction
Being a teenager is hard enough. To be hard of hearing on top of that is like being stuck in the middle of a never ending soap opera. In Compass, the sequel to Sway, Jessie's life begins to change its course, sending her toward a new reality. When her world is suddenly ripped apart by an angry rival, the one person she trusted to stand by her side simply walks away.
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A Touch of Winter
By Black Opal Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction
A collection of short stories with a winter/holiday theme. Fifteen different stories by 15 different authors: Bobbye Terry, Pinkie Paranya, Nana Prah, Jennifer Moss, Dawn Chandler, Jennifer Gibson, Shannon Kennedy, Robert Boris Riskin, Cathrina Constantine, Aneta Cruz, Bev Irwin, E. A. Aymar, Carole Avila, Alyssa Lyons, and Lynda Kaye Frazier
Things That Go Bump for the Holidays
By Black Opal Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,210. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction
A collection of paranormal short stories. Ten different stories by ten different authors: Eric Henson, Jami Gray, Julia Joseph, Liv Rancourt, Melissa Groeling, Marissa Bauder, John R. Beyer, KH LeMoyne, Debbie Christiana, Bonnie Vaughan.

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