LM Preston

Biography

LM. Preston was born and raised in Washington, DC. An avid reader, she loved to create poetry and short-stories as a young girl. With a thirst for knowledge she attended college at Bowie State University, and worked in the IT field as a Techie and Educator for over sixteen years. She started writing science fiction under the encouragement of her husband who was a Sci-Fi buff and her four kids. Her first published novel, Explorer X - Alpha was the beginning of her obsessive desire to write and create stories of young people who overcome unbelievable odds. She loves to write while on the porch watching her kids play or when she is traveling, which is another passion that encouraged her writing.

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Daniel's father has gotten himself killed and left another mess for Daniel to clean up. To save his world from destruction, he must fight off his father's killers while discovering a way to save his world. Time is running out, and Daniel must choose to either walk in his father's footsteps or to re-invent himself into the one to save his world.

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Colliding Souls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Argia was strange, and she admitted it. It didn’t mean she couldn’t love, or hope to enjoy the small moments in her life that collided with the most handsome athlete on the high school football team. She desired to be normal, and accepted that it would never be. Argia faked it pretty good, or pretended to. Until the day Micah uncovered her secrets and saved her soul.
Building Your Empowered Steps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
Building Your Empowered Steps is your guide and personal mentor in making your life into the experience you desire. A tool to use to redirect your way of thinking about your ability to change and your worth in reaching for it through active exercises and simple bites that when taken can guide you in building your dreams and aspirations, one step at a time.
Insatiable Darkness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
EmVee didn’t know what to think about this new town her father’s passion for boxing lured them. It was an unlikely location for her to pursue her dream of going semi-pro. Just when she started getting used to the school with gorgeous jocks and strange cheerleaders, the depth of the danger her father’s choices dangled them in front of became clear. EmVee hoped Silas and Kayson will be able to help.
Fierce Tides
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Fierce Tides, Book 3, in the Purgatory Reign Series Peter Saints understood the reason he was hated and hunted by an evil so twisted he had to brace himself to face it. He didn't mind taking his part of the blame of unleashing it. Now he would destroy it for nothing less than to calm the fear he'd seen simmering in Angel's eyes. This made it personal. He would finish it.
Team Wave Surfing Rules Book
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017 by LM. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
Team Wave Surfing is a new spin on the sport of surfing. It’s an interactive game between two teams who gain points for traditional surfing techniques when playing as one team of three players on the wave line to gain points for their cohesive game play. This rule book shares the creation of the game, how to play the game and the judging of the game.
Deviant Storm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,210. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
The battle is on. Peter Saints thought he'd killed It. But bad people never stay down. Now the jail of his enemy is weakening. Luck is running out for Peter and the girl he saved by wagering the Earth. Only now, with each second and secret revealed, his enemy gains the answers to destroy Peter and devour the world.
Double Trouble Luv
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sorina’s life has gone downhill. Helping her family regain all they’d lost weighed heavy on her mind. However, when her mother sacrificed their rent money for a ticket to an Amusement Park, Sorina felt things were changing . And it only got better. That day she’d met Tristan, who’d asked her for one small favor, one that would change her life forever. Other books: Thundering Luv & Flutter Of Luv
Wastelands (Bandits, Book 2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
There's nothing left for Daniel to fight for, except his father's honor, on the brutal prison planet which holds his brother. This time, he's going to do things right. He'll turn his training as a famed Zukar thief into something his father will be proud of. The only thing holding him back is the loss of Jade's love, the only girl who had the guts to put him in his place. And just one prison Warde
Thundering Luv
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.38 from 8 reviews)
Jewel has always been able to get the guy she wanted. The starting jock on the football team, the team captain on the basketball team, and the lead swimmer on the swim team. Problem is, she didn't find them the least bit exciting. Was she cold or a she-wolf for guys? Colin thought so, and he'd do anything to bring her down a peg or two. When these two collide on the sandy beach during their mixed
Purgatory Reign
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Peter Saints’ life stinks. But things are about to get much worse. First, his parents are murdered in front of him. Then another victim dies in his arms. Visions plague Peter with warnings that something wants him for a sinister cause. It desires the one thing that Peter refuses to give—his blood. Peter carries within him the one gift or curse that could unlock a secret to destroy the human rac
The Pack - Retribution (Book 2 The Pack Series)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Revenge doesn't have a name, but has chosen a victim - Shamira. But she's never been the type to lie down and let someone hurt her family or her friends. In order to find the mastermind behind the threat to all she cares about, she must give up the one person who's found his way into her guarded heart, Valens. Valens refuses to back off easily , and neither will Shamira's friends.
Flutter Of Luv
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,570. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dawn, the neighborhood tomboy, is happy to be her best friend’s shadow. Acceptance comes from playing football after school with the guys on the block while hiding safely behind her glasses, braces, and boyish ways. But Tony moves in, becomes the star Running Back on her school’s football team, and changes her world and her view of herself forever.
Explorer X-Beta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,500. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Barely escaping their captors, Aadi and Eirena are determined to save their dying friend. After their final confrontation with the species that tortured them, they've changed-unfortunately, not for the better. The changes caused by a terrible experiment force Aadi to accept the possibility that he may never be fit to go home, and that holding onto his sanity, or leading his friends to safety.
The Pack
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,650. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shamira is considered an outcast by most, but little do they know that she is on a mission. Kids on Mars are disappearing, but Shamira decides to use the criminals most unlikely weapons against them the very kids of which they have captured. She is forced to trust another, something she is afraid to do. However, Valens, her connection to the underworld of her enemy, proves to be a useful ally.
Bandits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,150. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Daniel's father has gotten himself killed and left another mess for Daniel to clean up. To save his world from destruction, he must fight off his father's killers while discovering a way to save his world. He wants to go it alone, but his cousin and his best friend's sister, Jade insist on tagging along. Jade is off limits to him, but she insist on changing his mind.

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  • Shadow Walker on Dec. 26, 2010
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    Wow! The main character, Sarah is likeable,and begins to grow on you as she discovers her way in school, her worth, and her powers. But she isn't the only interesting character, this book has many and they are all given just enough depth for you to either like them or not. There is never a dull moment, although there is a lot of information given regarding the world that is being built. This world includes a multitude of races, mixes of paranormal beings gifts/curses in many of the characters, with a bit of mystery, touch of romance, and lots of drama thrown in. The characters do use slang, which is not typical for some YA books, and this one fits the kids perfectly. Okay, I so feel like this book was a steal for just $3.99. This book would be about 398 pages if it was in print and if you like Vampire, paranormal books, and demon slayer books for adults or teens, you will love this.
  • Shadow Walker on Dec. 26, 2010

    See written review below.
  • Vampyre Kisses (book 1 in the Last Witch Series) on Dec. 27, 2010

    I read this book during a vampire/paranormal book marathon over the holidays. It was an enjoyable quick read. The main character was likeable and I enjoyed how she kind of got swept up into the whirlwind of the vampire and paranormal beings around her. It starts off with a foretelling of sorts, and then you delve into the first person dialogue of the main character named, Faith. The book is told from the point of view of both Trent, her love interest and Faith. There is a retelling of scenes that give insight into what each character felt about the event which was interesting. This isn't too gory that a teen couldn't or wouldn't enjoy it and my teen thought it was enjoyable.
  • Bob Moore: No Hero on Jan. 08, 2011

    Instantly loved the voice of the mc. This was a fastpaced great quick read.
  • The Dark Gifts Birthright on April 05, 2011

    This is a truly seductive vampire book with a different spin. Not boring at all, great characters with depth, and what can I say, the beginning rocks and sucks you so deep in that you can't put it down. My teenager and I both read it and this is great read.