Today’s Book

Ask An Astronaut – Tim Peake

Was it fun to do a space walk? How squashed were you in the capsule on the way back? What were your feelings as you looked down on Earth for the first time? Were you ever scared? Where to next–the Moon, Mars, or beyond?  Based on his historic mission to the International Space Station, Ask an Astronaut is Tim Peake’s guide to life in space, and his answers to the thousands of questions he has been asked since his return to Earth. With explanations ranging from the ...    Read More >


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First Line

Tonight... Dr. Aaron Pennington will draw his final breath.


My curse preceded me into the squad room.


It was a long drive and Eve cried most of the way home, because the big day hadn't gone the way she'd hoped, not that big days ever did.


On the second Sabbat of Twelfthmoon, in the city of Weep, a girl fell from the sky.


This summer I stayed a district away from home at my favourite uncle's house.


Tom was just having his first cup of coffee when the phone rang.


"You kids promised to walk the dog and give him baths and you never did," said my mother and every other parent in the history of the world.


He stared into the white nothingness.


When I found my husband at the bottom of the stairs, I tried to resusciate him before I ever considered disposing of the body.



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Snatch Girl – L. J. Kane

Girl missing. What if you’re with her all the way to the end? Will Ellie survive? Would you? Snatched from her sadistic captor’s lair by his own getaway driver, eighteen-year-old student Ellie realises that she’s still kidnapped. As the enigmatic Darren Broderick drives off into the night with the terrified girl beside him, the sadistic Jon Braddon is not far behind. Thrown together, on opposing sides, Darren and Ellie must stay one step ahead of Braddon’s twisted mind, and Ellie must resist Darren’s Aussie charms ...

The Consort Conspiracy – Kaye D. Schmitz

For almost two hundred years an ancient cemetery deep in the lowlands of Georgia has protected the identity of an infamous, brutal murderer, whose act of betrayal changed the course of the town’s history and catapulted the family’s descendants into the nation’s highest political office. ​ Thirty-one-year-old KATE COVINGTON, downsized from her corporate position and desperate for work, calls in her last favor to land a film documentary job designed to boost the American president’s ratings and travels to his family home in Midway. But ...

Strip Shot, the prequel to Behind the Velvet Curtain – Matt Converse

We’ve all seen strippers up on stage. Did you ever wonder how they got there? The answer might surprise you. Michael is a scrawny kid from Ohio who moves to San Francisco with his boyfriend Kenny. He loves everything about the city, except the guy he’s with. When things turn ugly, how will he escape and how will he survive on his own, completely alone in the big city? Along the way, he meets an eccentric cast of characters in his own personal Oz. An ...


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