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The Student Reporter
Thomas Fincham - 2015
Truth Seeker. Crime Fighter. He'll risk everything for a story...Likeable characters, clever plot, and highly addictive. Once you start you won't be able to put it down!Before there was the Daily Times, there was the Franklin University Student Enquirer.Hyder Ali is a freshman at the Franklin University. He is on a business scholarship with the aim of becoming an accountant someday. He never imagined a horrific event ten years before would change his life forever.
Destiny: Union Station
E.M. Foner - 2021
Joe McAllister is a reluctant mercenary who's looking for a way out and family-friendly place to start a business and raise an orphaned boy. Will the choices they make in the next few months shape the rest of their lives, or is free will just an illusion in a galaxy managed by ancient artificial intelligence? Destiny: Union Station takes place two years before the start of the nineteen book EarthCent Ambassador series.
The Blessed One
Vanessa Miller - 2011
He weathered those hard times, and God blessed him with five more children. But now that his children are grown and living their own lives, Joel worries that the devourer has once again set his sights on the family that God has blessed.For the most part, Joel’s children are successful and rich yet very unhappy. Joel realizes that giving his children more money will not make them happy, nor will it secure a place in heaven for them, when their hearts and souls are not fully committed to Christ. So, Joel Morrison decides to change his will in an attempt to teach his children a lesson in giving. He invites his children on a family vacation in the Bahamas to tell them that he will be giving most of his money away to charity. However, Joel’s declaration is not the biggest surprise of their vacation.Shockwaves are sent throughout the Morrison family, the likes of which they may never recover from.
Laer Carroll - 2019
In the star-spanning Human Interstellar Confederation she is know as a Guardian who, in a war ship the size of a small moon, finds and neutralizes star-traveling predators. But how and why did she become a Guardian? In Lady Death we find out.
A Kiss for Luck
John Locke - 2013
Even if she skipped or was late for school, she should be up, her cell phone charged, ready for action by now. Then a concerned policeman appears. He too is looking for Aria. Her mother is also worried: nobody can find the missing student. And some of Aria’s clothes are missing. Suddenly, Spencer remembers the text message she recently received from the Little Liars’ mysterious, truth-telling antagonist, “A” – “Five foot two, eyes of blue; has anyone seen my gal?” Even though Aria has hazel eyes, the girls are freaked. When A has something bad to report, she’s never ever wrong.A Kiss For Luck is a spellbinding story inspired by the bestselling, award-winning Pretty Little Liars’ series.
Bangers & Mash: Paranormal Investigators of the Arcane
Orlando A. Sanchez - 2021
When it’s all at risk and you’ve lost hope…don’t call them.You’ve been warned.Meet Robert Bangers & Steven Mash, Paranormal Investigators of the Arcane.When danger terrorizes the city, Bangers & Mash take it upon themselves to investigate, despite everyone advising against it.They won’t let common sense and the threat of a horrific creature capable of ripping them to shreds stop them.There’s no case they can’t make worse, but this time they may have bitten off more than they can chew.Join Bangers & Mash—the newest paranormal investigators to wreak havoc on the city as they take their cases from bad to disastrous!
Timothy Findley's the Wars
Dennis Garnhum - 2008
Ross, who has a fondness for animals and shares a strong bond with his wheelchair-bound sister, trades his comfortable surroundings in Canada for the nightmare world of trench warfare. We watch Ross's slow unravelling as he moves from home to train to barracks and, finally, to the mud, smoke, and chlorine gas of the front line in France. With death and dying everywhere around him, Ross makes a desperate attempt to show his faith in life. Cruelty, heroism, terror and honour--"The Wars" takes us deep inside the mind of a soldier and straight onto the bloody battlefield. "The Wars" is one of Canada's most beloved novels, winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction in 1977. This adaptation evokes the spirit, imagery, and heart of the novel, and adds the immediacy of the theatrical form.
Only Pleasure: Part 1
Lora Leigh - 2016
So two years later when she runs into Chase and his friend, Khalid, and leaves with them that night, she knows exactly where it is all heading. However, little prepares her for the smoldering pleasure she feels in the arms of two men. After years of holding back, Kia is finally able to find freedom...as Chase and Khalid possess her body with forbidden sensations...
All the Love in the World
Karina Halle - 2020
New Year's Eve. Valentine's Day. Summer Vacation. Halloween. Pick your holiday and strap yourself in for some epic love stories from your favorite novels by New York Times Bestselling author Karina Halle.This collection of five sexy, funny, thrilling, & emotional novellas bring together some of the most beloved characters from such books and series as The Forbidden Man, The Nordic Royals, Experiment in Terror, Dirty Angels, and The McGregors into one amazing anthology.Each novella is all original, never-before published, with each story revolving around a specific holiday. So whether you're in the Christmas spirit, all loved up with Valentine's Day, want to be spooked by Halloween, or ring in the New Year, there's something for everyone.*The Off-Season: Retired captain of Real Madrid Luciano Ribeiro and his fiancée Ruby Turner have recently moved to the remote Portuguese island of Madeira, expecting peace and quiet. With former teammate Alejo Albarado and his wife Thalia showing up alongside their old coach Mateo Casalles and his wife Vera, the island gets turned upside down. Luckily for the men of Real Madrid, it's nothing they can't handle. Featuring characters from Love in English, The Forbidden Man, & The One That Got Away.*A Christmas Cartel: Revered drug lord Javier Bernal thought he'd get to have a nice, quiet Christmas with his wife Luisa and young son Vicente. That is until he's having a very Scrooge-like visitation from the ghost of Christmas past, making him face all the horrible things he's done...and the people he's lost. Luckily, Javier is one to roll with the punches, even when a rival cartel threatens to spoil their holiday. Featuring characters from the Dirty Angels Series.*Ghosted: Every day is Halloween for married ghost-hunters Dex and Perry Foray. But this year, that thin veil between the living and the dead is more vulnerable than normal, and it seems a few ghosts have made their way through into the cold, wet streets of Seattle. But what happens when one of the spirits turns out to be a man they thought they'd never see again, a man who crawled straight from Hell. Featuring characters from the Experiment in Terror Series and The Devil's Duology.*A Nordic New Year: King Aksel of Denmark and his wife Queen Aurora are helping Prince Magnus throw an intimate New Year's Eve party in the rugged mountains of Norway, alongside Prince Viktor, Prince Orlando, and their loved ones. But they get more than they bargained for when they're snowed in with no end in sight. Featuring characters from The Nordic Royals Series.*Arrow Through the Heart: Being born on Valentine's Day has always been an annoyance to Lachlan McGregor, never mind the fact that it was the day his mother gave him away to an orphanage. But this year, his brother Brigs, and his cousins Linden, Bram, Keir and Mal have decided on the biggest birthday party, with everyone flying out to be with him in Scotland. But when his estranged mother comes back in his life, it pushes Lachlan to the brink, with only his love Kayla Moore to save him. Featuring characters from The McGregors (The Pact, The Offer, The Play, The Lie, and The Debt).**Note: these novellas feature characters from previous books and series. Though some can be read as standalones, they do contain spoilers for the books in those series**
The Maggie Black Case Files
Jack McSporran - 2018
Now, for the first time, read all three books in this collated collection and discover the bestselling thriller series that's exploded onto the scene. If you like adrenaline fuelled action, shocking twists, and heart-pounding thrill rides across the globe, these are the books for you! Book 1: Vendetta – When a British covert intelligence agency learns of an impending drug deal between the Venetian mafia and one of the UK’s most notorious importers, agent Maggie Black is sent to stop it. Under the alias of an American drug lord, Maggie must infiltrate the crime family and stop their product from reaching British soil. A feat that gets more complicated when her colleague and old flame Leon is sent along with her. Book 2: The Witness – When the sole witness to a foreign dignitary’s murder is kidnapped, secret agent Maggie Black is sent to the United States to save her. Already shaken by unexpected personal news, Maggie’s work gets even more complicated when she learns the witness is a twelve-year-old girl being held inside the Russian consulate. Using her specialized skill set, Maggie must find a way to return the girl into the safe hands of her British colleagues.
Just Like Family
Kate Hilton - 2017
She has a brilliant career as chief of staff to Peter Haines, the charismatic mayor of Toronto. She has a devoted partner in Matt, her live-in boyfriend of fourteen years. And she has a loving family and deep friendships that stretch back to childhood summers at the cottage.But when Matt proposes, Avery’s past threatens to engulf her present. Can she contemplate a lifetime commitment to Matt after her disastrous first marriage to Hugh? And is Matt really the love of her life, when she has spent so much of it by Peter’s side? Avery could use some good advice from the women who know her best, but her closest friends, Jenny and Tara, have drifted away over the years.When a scandal erupts at city hall, Avery must overcome her deepest fears about love and loss and discover what it means to be a family.