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A Tall Man Rides – H. Berkeley Rourke

A tall stranger. A western town in turmoil. A damsel in distress. Territorial Arizona, 1878. After riding from Phoenix to Yuma in the hopes of joining a company of Arizona Rangers, Ross Hendershot is attacked and wounded by a gunman. He soon finds himself in the middle of a power struggle, surrounded by a multitude of characters with agendas of their own. The sheriff of the town is eager to help him and take care of his attacker. The owner of Palace Hotel, Saloon and ...    Read More >

Time’s Deceit – Stephen Winter

My name is Isabela InstantĂ© and . . . Oh naĂŻve future chrononauts—grab your Temporal Transit manuals and prepare to levitate! Isabela receives a family heirloom from her mother Claire for her 17th birthday: a Chronos, the time-travel device invented by a future dwelling father she’s never met. In her search for Roger InstantĂ©, she finds an America beset by currency revaluations, subversive nests, and with freedoms and property rights at stake. From his penthouse atop the Alcatraz Casino, Roger enlists Isabela in his plans ...    Read More >

An Irish Country Doctor – Patrick Taylor

Barry Laverty, M.B., can barely find the village of Ballybucklebo on a map when he first sets out to seek gainful employment there, but already he knows that there is nowhere he would rather live than in the emerald hills and dales of Northern Ireland. The proud owner of a spanking-new medical degree and little else in the way of worldly possessions, Barry jumps at the chance to secure a position as an assistant in a small rural practice. At least until he meets Dr. ...    Read More >

Fall of the Cities: Planting the Orchard – Vance Huxley

The world is falling apart. Terrorists spark a worldwide oil and gas crisis while imports grind to a halt. Europe and Britain are erupting into chaos as food runs out and desperate people take matters into their own hands. As the government begins to seal off rioting parts of the city, Corporal Harry Miller takes an offered discharge to get his sister and her kids to safety. But he’s not fast enough. Trapped in the city with a rag-tag collection of ordinary citizens, Harry struggles ...    Read More >

Descendants of the Dragon – Kelcey Hill

After the death of her grandfather, Zhou Da abandoned the traditions of her family and threw herself into the study of science and biology. Now a renowned paleontologist, Zee eats, sleeps and breathes dinosaurs. Years later she finds herself comfortable with her life and career, until she receives an unexpected invitation from her godfather — a conservation scientist — to join a select team of professionals in researching a classified project near a small village in rural China. After fighting lifelong embarrassment and stereotypes associated ...    Read More >

The North Water – Ian McGuire

One of The New York Times Book Review‘s 10 Best Books of the Year Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize A New York Times Book Review Notable Book An Amazon Best Book of the Year “The North Water…is a great white shark of a book — swift, terrifying, relentless and unstoppable.” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “Riveting and darkly brilliant….The North Water feels like the result of an encounter between Joseph Conrad and Cormac McCarthy in some run-down port as they offer each other ...    Read More >

Flash – Tim Tigner

What would you do. . . if you woke up to the sound of screaming . . . in the trunk of a car . . . beside a dead cop . . . with no idea where you were . . . or why . . . or when? In FLASH, Troy and Emmy are about to find out. Imagine THE BOURNE IDENTITY meets THE FIRM. “Exciting from beginning to end!” —Sandra L. Whaley “I like this author!! I enjoy his sense of humor, ...    Read More >

A Most Apocalyptic Christmas – Phil Williams

On the night before Christmas, mercenary Scullion’s ride home is ambushed halfway between the last surviving cities in America. Concerned only with getting drunk for the holiday, his attempts to abandon his fellow passengers to bandits set him on a collision course with a barbaric community who have utterly distorted the seasonal spirit. This is one madcap night he cannot survive alone, challenging his perceptions of the meaning of Christmas. “A Most Apocalyptic Christmas” is a near-future dystopian novella, set in a war-ravaged land where ...    Read More >