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Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery – Tom Cotton

“An ode to excellence. An inspiring read for every American.” —Robert M. Gates An extraordinary journey behind the scenes of Arlington National Cemetery, Senator Tom Cotton’s Sacred Duty offers an intimate and inspiring portrait of “The Old Guard,” the revered U.S. Army unit whose mission is to honor our country’s fallen heroes on the most hallowed ground in America. Cotton was a platoon leader with the storied 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment—The Old Guard—between combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. At the height of the Iraq Surge, he ...    Read More >


 

 

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Storm Cursed – Patricia Briggs

In this powerful entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Mercy Thompson must face a deadly enemy to defend all she loves… My name is Mercedes Athena Thompson Hauptman, and I am a car mechanic. And a coyote shapeshifter. And the mate of the Alpha of the Columbia Basin werewolf pack. Even so, none of that would have gotten me into trouble if, a few months ago, I hadn’t stood upon a bridge and taken responsibility for the safety of the citizens who lived in ...



Exhalation – Ted Chiang

“Lean, relentless, and incandescent.” —Colson Whitehead From the acclaimed author of Stories of Your Life and Others—the basis for the Academy Award –nominated film Arrival: a groundbreaking new collection of short fiction. “THE UNIVERSE BEGAN AS AN ENORMOUS BREATH BEING HELD.” In these nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories, Ted Chiang tackles some of humanity’s oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine. In “The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate,” a portal through time forces a fabric seller in ancient Baghdad to grapple with past mistakes ...



Friction – Roger Dooley

In 2016, $4.6 trillion of merchandise was left in abandoned e-commerce shopping carts. Every year, the U.S. economy loses $3 trillion dollars in productivity due to excess bureaucracy. Red tape and over-complicated licenses have contributed to China’s GDP exceeding India’s by $82 trillion over the span of just three decades. If you’re a business leader, these statistics should give you nightmares. According to science-based marketing and business expert Roger Dooley, they illustrate the real and growing threat of “friction,” which he defines as the unnecessary expenditure ...



The Road Home – Richard Paul Evans

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Richard Paul Evans, the dramatic conclusion in the riveting Broken Road trilogy—a powerful redemption story about finding happiness on a pilgrimage across iconic Route 66. Chicago celebrity and pitchman Charles James is supposed to be dead. Everyone believes he was killed in a fiery plane crash, a flight he narrowly missed. But thanks to that remarkable twist of fate, he’s very much alive and ready for a second chance at life and love. Escaping death has brought Charles some clarity: ...


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Fury of the Scorned – Carol Gosa-Summerville

It’s the beginning of a sweet love affair in Carol Gosa-Summerville’s latest novel, “Fury of the Scorned.” To his surprise, fate lands Sugarfoot Collins in Jemison Beach, Florida, where the object of his desire, beautiful Clarice Vanderway is vacationing for the summer. Away from the prying eyes of Sipsey, they connect in the intimate environment. But just as they acknowledge their love for each other, the green-eyed monster rears its head back in Sipsey. Furious that she’s been dumped by Sugarfoot, Freddie Dee Varner sets ...



The Pioneers – David McCullough

Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story—the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country. As part of the Treaty of Paris, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, ...



Sunset Beach – Mary Kay Andrews

Pull up a lounge chair and have a cocktail at Sunset Beach – it comes with a twist. Drue Campbell’s life is adrift. Out of a job and down on her luck, life doesn’t seem to be getting any better when her estranged father, Brice Campbell, a flamboyant personal injury attorney, shows up at her mother’s funeral after a twenty-year absence. Worse, he’s remarried – to Drue’s eighth grade frenemy, Wendy, now his office manager. And they’re offering her a job. It seems like the ...

The Hierophant’s Daughter (Disgraced Martyr Trilogy #1) – M. F. Sullivan

The first in a bloody sci-fi trilogy like you’ve never read before: The Hierophant’s Daughter is a wild ride from the twisted mind of M. F. Sullivan. “The Hierophant’s Daughter is a gripping read from start to finish. I highly recommend it.” -Tessa Dick, author of Philip K. Dick: Remembering Firebright & Conversations With Philip K. Dick By 4042 CE, the Hierophant and his Church have risen to political dominance with his cannibalistic army of genetically modified humans: martyrs. In an era when mankind’s intergenerational ...



The Shadow War: Inside Russia’s and China’s Secret Operations to Defeat America – Jim Sciutto

Are we losing a war few of us realize we’re fighting? Poisoned dissidents. Election interference. Armed invasions. International treaties thrown into chaos. Secret military buildups. Hackers and viruses. Weapons deployed in space. China and Russia (and Iran and North Korea) spark news stories here by carrying out bold acts of aggression and violating international laws and norms. Isn’t this just bad actors acting badly? That kind of thinking is outdated and dangerous. Emboldened by their successes, these countries are, in fact, waging a brazen, global ...

 

 

 

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Lost in Space – Trisha McNary

This novella takes place in an alternate reality of the Xeno Relations series. Lost in Space went in one direction, while the final series went in another. It tells the story of gigantic Verdante children and other humans living on the Verdante home planet. In Lost in Space, drug abuse turns deadly. In the final three books of the series, semi-reptile humanoids created in the lab plagued Antaska instead. What all these books have in common are the mysterious bonds of affection that can exist ...

Rescued By the Spy – Laura A. Barnes

She kidnapped him for revenge. He kidnapped her for love. Will his love for her diminish her need for vengeance? Haunted by the man who murdered her family, Raina LeClair must always be two steps ahead of her sworn enemy through disguise and espionage. When her newest masquerade lands her back in the hands of the man she had previously kidnapped, she is awakened to the pleasure of his touch. When the threat of treason comes into play, Raina can no longer work alone to ...

Justice Gone – N. Lombardi Jr

Justice Gone, a mystery/legal thriller which publishes February 22, 2019, touches upon many topical, controversial issues in today’s society as well as being a thrilling and engaging read. The story encapsulates current social issues: police brutality, homelessness, the plight of returning war veterans, the frenzy of the press, and the mechanics of the US judicial system. “When a homeless war veteran is beaten to death by the police, stormy protests ensue, engulfing a small New Jersey town. Soon after, three cops are gunned down. A ...

Have Teeth, Will Bite – LD Marr

In the 1890s, attracting the wrong man can be undeadly. When Roz is reported to a witch hunter for talking to her cat, the prim and proper Salem librarian leaves town in a hurry. She doesn’t have many options, so she takes a job as a dance hall girl in the wild west. One of the girls is murdered, and Jonah, a reserved but hunky deputy, suspects the local vampire. But Roz knows it wasn’t him. She was with him at the time being turned ...

An Immigrant American – Gregory Kopp

Based on a true story of the saga of an American family that spans multiple continents, revolutionary upheavals and personal tragedy and triumph. Enjoy the exciting first volume in the Kopp Chronicles powerful hit series.

Through My Eyes: The USA – Sandi Gorisek

The USA – the land of the future, the land of prosperity, success, glamor, and bling… But is it really (only) that? Through this book and my eyes, you will come to feel the pulse of the “promised land”. This story is a mash up of my own awkward experiences on the other side of the great puddle, which I describe with a simple goal in mind: to dissolve the prejudices that we have about each other. Just between us, I can assure you that ...

A Dangerous Bargain (The Sentinels Book 1) – J.S. Scott

The first book in The Sentinels Series, a paranormal romance by NY Times and USA Today bestselling author J.S. Scott. 27 year old Kat Larson is haunted by demons. Literally. And how was she to know that there was more than one type of demon? The Evils want to destroy her soul, while billionaire Sentinel, Zachary Winston, claims that he wants to protect her. Kat opts for Zach’s protection…but it doesn’t come without a price. It requires a bargain…and what he suggests surprises poor Kat ...

Truly Wicked – Anita Anderson

What if a fake relationship… … could make your dreams come true? “Most people around here believe he killed his sister.” I’m desperate for a new life. All I have to do is enter a fake relationship with Lucas Hudson so he can humiliate his enemies. He’s a billionaire recluse who shouldn’t be trusted. I’m a screwup who needs money for art school in Paris. Two months at the eerie, mysterious Hudson House will pay for my dream. But I may be uncovering a killer, ...

A Spell For An Eye – Sarah A Clewer

If you were fated to become a ‘Saviour’ to a planet and chosen by a meteor programmed to find help, what would you do? At only four years old, Celeste Teal and her best friend, Miranda, were struck by a meteor. Both girls developed mysterious powers after the accident, with Celeste gaining ice powers, and Miranda the ability to control water. Five years later, Celeste’s parents die and she is torn away from Miranda and forced to attend a strict boarding school in Antarctica. Over ...

Old Crotchet: A Ghost Story – H.E. Bulstrode

A traditional ghost story with a humorous twist. Old Crotchet – her manor, her rules. Cross her at your peril. There’s little that will rile a woman more than 300 years of age than the arrival of some flighty young upstart intent upon displacing her. The year is 1920, and it’s Twelfth Night by the old reckoning. Festivities are about to commence as something sinister stirs from its protracted dormancy, awakened, it seems, by the arrival of two young guests. The old ways, they find, ...


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Book of Panacea – Tineke Peeters

Join the Young Goddess Panacea on her adventure. A talking pigeon is her companion when she goes to the training island. She meets more creatures and Gods than she wants. When her destiny becomes clear, however, that she will need all the help she van get. Hades is after her and without finishing her training, she stands no chance to survive.

Cuba Cage – Kevin Bradley

Laura was a child, a six year old girl. She had no idea why she’d been taken, or where she was going. Luckily, she was too young to realise exactly what was about to happen to her. This is a kidnap story, but with a difference. Prepare yourself for a disturbing journey, from the dockyards of Havana to the baking heat of the Middle-East. This is a novel in the acclaimed Hedge & Cole thriller series. Cole is a tough, ex-military man. He’s the sort ...

The Loneliest Robot – Andrew Glennon

An incredible robot develops real emotions. A lonely boy becomes robotic. Both lost in life, they learn what it really means to feel Human. An unforgettable fable for the modern technological age which reminds us all what life is really about.

Burning Horizon – TM James

Nicole Greene is brought onto Earth’s first interstellar ship – the last place she ever wanted to be. Completely out of her element, and with more questions than answers, Nicole finds herself surrounded by the best and brightest scientists that ever lived… a crew that soon begins to exhibit increasingly bizarre, frightening behavior. Not knowing who she can trust, Nicole discovers a dark secret aboard the ship… a secret that will ultimately leave the fate of mankind in her hands. But, unfortunately for her – ...

 

 

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