TMBOA – July 2010 Additions

Striptease

erotic romance, kindle, sexy

Description

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The Sex Ex

BDSM, erotica, erotic

Description

Two ex girlfriends have to be taught a lesson by their boyfriends. Nothing trains the body like pain. Will the ladies submit?

**Warning** Contains material offensive to some people. BDSM, explicit sex, violence, painful pleasure, etc.

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Heart Stopping Love

interracial romance, kindle, bw wm

Description

LaTonya Taylor is a successful literary agent who has begun to receive threatening emails. When the emails become more than she can handle, she turns to her long time Harley riding friend, Derek Carter. Will they unravel this mystery before someone gets hurt, or worse – falls in love?

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Sweet Revenge

interracial romance, bw wm, romance

Description

Lena Franklin has held on to a painful memory for years. One that Lane Hamilton is responsible for. He humiliated Lena because she was an ugly duckling that had a crush on him. Years later, she is now a successful and beautiful detective and he is a suspect drug dealer. She is going to make it her life’s mission to get revenge for what he did, but will love alter her course?

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Fantasy Island

Interracial romance, bw wm, chick lit

Description

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Future Imperfect Book Two: Miraculous Deception

Crime thriller, romance, futuristic

Description
When Las Vegas Homicide Detective Payce Halligan goes missing from Las Vegas General Hospital ICU, her partner Gavin McAllister must join forces with his rival for Payce to find her while a madman plots to destroy them all.

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Guardian at the Gate

sci-fi, cyberpunk, virtual reality

Description

Zornon the Devastator loves to loot abandoned towns and fight evil rats. He lives to kill dragons and save princesses, whether they want to be saved or not. Van, his alter-ego, loves to create new worlds and impress his friends with difficult new puzzles. But his latest creation has gotten a little bit too puzzling. When pretend fantasy becomes real, Van and his friends must strike a bargain with the Guardian at the Gate.

Guardian at the Gate is a lighthearted, genre-spanning novelette (9,400 words) from indie author Luna Lindsey.

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https://lunalindsey.wordpress.com/

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The Unbreakable Child

child abuse, memoir, religion

Description

Abuse of children is always appalling and unforgiveable, whether perpetrated by a parent, a relative or a stranger. There’s an added layer of disgrace to the crime when the perpetrators abuse not only children but their own authority and religious power.

Such was the case with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth at the St. Thomas/St. Vincent Orphanage, where more than a dozen nuns, a resident priest, and several other male employees routinely abused the boys and girls in their care. Author Kim Michele Richardson survived years of physical and emotional abuse at their hands in the 1960s, that began at infancy.

Years later, she and forty-four other survivors, including her sisters, launched a lawsuit against the nuns. That suit resulted in the first-ever settlement paid by Roman Catholic nuns in the United States as compensation for decades of institutional abuse at an orphanage. The Unbreakable Child interweaves past through present. An inspiring story of a girl who would not be broken.

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For the Heart of Phillip

gay romance, gay fiction, contemporary gay fiction

Description

Follow 13 arduous, confusing, wonderful years of Phillip’s life as he tries to decide on his love for two men.
Will it be his best friend since childhood Andy who’s stuck with him through thick and thin?
Or the hot wild card Robert who’s been in love with him since he was 16?
Both men love their Phillip and will stop at nothing to keep him.
Who will win the heart of Phillip? Come along for this ride and find out!

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Tales from Gunderland

Fantasy, Shakespearean spoofs, humorous fantasy stories

Description

Laughter is like free health insurance: you can’t get too much of it. This book will give you enough laughs to boost your health. It’s filled with delightful entertainment. Without commercial interruption!
Gundarland is populated by humans, dwarfs, elves and other races; it’s the backdrop for unique adventures, brilliant heroes and cunning villains.
There are six short stories and two novellas in here. All are new. You’ll meet some of Shakespeare’s most famous characters, a warrior-cook, vigilantes, a trio of beautiful, lusty princesses to mention just a few of the memorable characters in the stories.

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http://hankquense.com

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The Usurper

Capitalism, communism, progressive politics

Description

The Soviet Union and the KGB refuse to let the purging of communists in the United States government by Senator Joe McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee deter them. Soviet Premier Khrushchev authorizes the KGB to embark on an ambitious, decades long plan to destroy the United States from within through the corruption of American politicians and the American education system.

Gary Jackson is the fulfillment of the KGB plan to destroy the United States from within. They raise him from birth to hate everything about the United States, indoctrinate him, and introduce him to terrorists across the world, where the KGB dictates all terrorist attacks. When Gary is a teenager, he is sent to the United States to assimilate and begin his mission. Nothing will deter his goals of completely and utterly destroying the United States. When the Soviet Union dissolves, he is given a choice, and he decides to continue with the mission.

Find out what happens next, as a select few try to stop Gary Jackson.

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http://cliffball.webs.com

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Foundations for a Better Physique

weight training, fitness, fat burning

Description

Have you ever tried to get into shape only to be disappointed by lack of progress or confused by the amount and variety of information on fitness?

In this concise book, renowned Personal Trainer and Weight Training authority Derek Prior cuts through the hyperbole and pseudo-science to present you with all you need to know to start building your ideal physique.

Discover the six key exercises that will help you build the foundations of your physique and ensure that you remain structurally balanced.

Foundations for a Better Physique contains an easy to follow nutritional plan along with advice on rest, recuperation, motivation, training frequency, volume, tempo, load, and modifications.

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Libertas (Kindle)

caesar, romans, kindle book

Description

“Alistair Forrest’s Libertas is a fast-moving tale of fortitude, survival and eventual retribution told against the background of Rome’s bloody civil war. In the mountains of southern Spain, Melqart grows up unaware of the unseen forces which are drawing the armies of Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great’s sons towards an explosive collision in a valley close to his beloved village of Munda. As the action sweeps dramatically between Spain, Sicily and the shores of Africa, Melqart is drawn ever deeper into the conspiracy by his friendship with Sextus. The young Spaniard must fight for his life and his family’s freedom and Forrest vividly recreates the epic battle that gave Caesar the prize he sought so avidly.” – Douglas Jackson, best-selling author of Caligula, Claudius and Hero of Rome.

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http://www.alistairforrest.com
http://qhistorical.blogspot.com

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Rescue Me

suspense, romance, equestrian fiction

Description

Julia Dorsey lives a life of terror, dominated by a cruel and unpredictable husband. Her only salvation is her beautiful Morgan horses, but the time comes when Julia must consider a life-altering act of courage. Is the price too high?

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Deadly Heritage

thriller, romantic suspense, equestrian fiction

Description

Somebody is stalking horse breeder Kellie Sutton, and the one person who can protect her is the man whose heart she broke 15 years ago. A series of vicious attacks on Kellie s champion Quarter Horses brings devastation to her ranch and former sweetheart Ed Campbell back into her life, only this time as the new local sheriff.
Mystery surrounds the wounds inflicted on the animals, then a sharp-eyed veterinarian confirms that someone is out to destroy Kellie and everything she loves.

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A Garden of Secrets

paranormal romance, dragons, time travel

Description

A Gothic romance of paranormal proportions…a young woman with a tragic past, a handsome recluse with an empty heart, a world within a world, and a secret too fantastic to believe.

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Gambling with the Enemy

thriller, romantic suspense, terrorism

Description

Jessica Rayder and Faith Angelo are fast friends who’ve been through a lot over their long relationship. But nothing has prepared them for the trouble that arrives at their Connecticut equestrian center.

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Hearts Over Fences

romance, equestrian fiction, therapeutic riding

Description

Romance is the last thing on equestrienne Bethany Webb’s mind as she gazes across the lush green fields of Highover Gate, her prestigious world-class training facility – the dream of a lifetime. Before the day is over, Beth’s future is snatched right out from under her in one wet, terrifying instant.
Ambitious and handsome Brett Hall’s only objective is to unseat the national champion in Three Day Eventing. As Hall steadily gains on his goal, a chink in his armor allows his heart to peek out – a weakness that seriously undermines his focus. Olympic level equestrian sport–a world filled with drama and excitement, and no small measure of ambition.

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DESCENDANT: Chronicles of the Ipswich Witch

fantasy, paranormal

Description

Some people love life so much that they refuse to leave it even in death. Cleona Conant (The Ipswich Witch), who died in 1721, has refused to give up the ghost. She has been body swapping ever since her death to remain here in the mortal realm. In 1780, she devised an elaborate plan to cross the paths of her future granddaughter Raven (twenty generations down her line), with an ancient vampire named Alasdair. Aided by the use of spells, incantations and Uber-shadowing, her plan moved into motion in 1983, when Alasdair discovered Raven and set his heart on making her his companion. Through a span of nearly seventy years, he guarded her, all throughout her mortal life. However, once he gave her his eternal kiss he ultimately, and without his knowing, led their lives down a path which neither of them had the ability or knowledge to escape from what lay ahead. Does good always conquer evil, or does evil win once in awhile?

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A Lighter Shade of Gray

break up, friendship, blind justice

Description

Ten years ago, Devon gave up the love of her life, fearing she would one day fall victim to the mental illness that has slowly ravaged the mind of her mother, who is now being cared for in a private facility.

Just when it seems Devon might have a chance to make up for past mistakes, her best friend Cass becomes a suspect in the murder of her sister’s drug-dealing boyfriend. Devon knows Cass is lying about the details of her involvement and the lead detective on the case, convinced that Cass is guilty, is relentless in his pursuit of justice.

When her mother’s young, emotionally disturbed roommate insinuates she knows something about the night of the murder, as well as details from Devon’s own life that no one else is privy to, Devon becomes desperate to uncover the truth before Detective Lake does. As the investigation continues, Devon is led down a path she never expected and forced to face her greatest fears of life and love.

Tangled in a web of lies, regrets and questions, can she find a way to let go of the past and start again? And, once the mystery is solved, can she live with the secrets she’s uncovered?

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Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble

Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Fantasy Books

Description
A self-deprecating witch with the unique ability to reanimate the dead. A dangerously handsome warlock torn between being her boss and her would-be lover. A six hundred year old English vampire with his own agenda; one that includes an appetite for witches. The Underworld in a state of chaos. Let the games begin.

Life isn’t bad for psychic Jolie Wilkins. True, she doesn’t have a love life to speak of, but she has a cute house in the suburbs of Los Angeles, a cat and a quirky best friend.

Enter Rand Balfour, a sinfully attractive warlock who insists she’s a witch and who just might turn her life upside down. Rand hires her to help him solve a mystery regarding the death of his client who also happens to be a ghost. Jolie not only uncovers the cause of the ghost’s demise but, in the process, she brings him back to life!

Word of Jolie’s incredible ability to bring back the dead spreads like wildfire, putting her at the top of the Underworld’s most wanted list. Consequently, she finds herself at the center of a custody battle between a villainous witch, a dangerous but oh-so-sexy vampire, and her warlock boss, Rand.

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http://www.urbanfantasynovels.com

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Bob and Cayle

Phonics, childrens books, books for boys

Description

Bob and Cayle “Down below, in the deep blue sea, on the sandy bottom, is where you’ll see the subjects of our nautical tale: a crab named Bob and a fish named Cayle. The closest of friends since they were just wee. The best of buddies living under the sea.” Bob the crab and Cayle the fish are two of the greatest friends living under the sea. They’re always together having a good time. One day though Cayle comes across quite an odd sight. Cayle finds Bob…

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By The Howling

Murder mystery, female detective, chesapeake

Description

When Charlotte Diamond retired to Diamond Cottage near Maryland’s eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay, she thought she had left her life of crime-solving it, that is-behind her, and is struggling to find a new purpose in life. But the small waterfront community of Hopewell on the Choptank, with its wealthy artistically inclined inhabitants, is hiding old crimes and dark secrets beneath its outward quiet and affluence. A surprising number of people from the community have intersecting pasts and dark secrets that Charlotte is unaware of and that become downright murderous, coming to a head when blockbuster movie actress, Brenda Brandon, arrives in the village in full retreat from a recent tragedy in her life. Brenda also brings unexpected romance into Charlotte’s previously straight life. And Sam, the neglected husky who has attached himself to Charlotte, knows more about what is going on than he can tell her, even with his howling.

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http://www.cyberworldpublishing.com

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Retired With Prejudice

Detective mystery, espionage, chesapeake

Description

In the second of the Charlotte Diamond mysteries, FBI senior investigator Charlotte has retired to Maryland’s eastern shore of the Chesapeake bay only to find high-level international intrigue has sought her out when the abandoned sailboat of spy master Win Engleton washes up on her lawn. Charlotte struggles with having to choose between focusing on her new-found significant other, former movie star Brenda Boynton, or a complex espionage mystery of who did what to who and why that reopens again and again like a Matryoshka Russian nesting doll.

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http://www.cyberworldpublishing.com

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Fiddler’s Rest

romantic suspense, rubenesque, south carolina

Description

Full-figured best-selling Romance novelist Meghan Mason slips into the center of a twisted plot of misunderstanding, deception, and danger herself when, on a coincidence-driven impulse, she buys and renovates a derelict house, Fiddler’s Rest, on the Beaufort River overlooking a picturesque town in South Carolina. Here she gradually falls under the spell of her handsome contractor, William Hamilton, beset by his own secrets and personal interest in Fiddler’s Rest. Meghan’s uncertainties about Hamilton’s intentions and a shocking revelation ultimately propel Meghan into a precipitous marriage to an older man, the dapper and sophisticated literary agent Donald Drake. When Drake’s grown son, Ted, appears on the doorstep of Fiddler’s Rest, the Drake household sinks into a gripping tension coming to a squall point at the mouth of the Beaufort River in a decrepit sailboat, dragging Meghan into the grip of the latest in a series of tragic coincidences that may not be all that coincidental.

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http://fidopublishing.com

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Hell and Gone

Military Thriller, Mens Fiction, War Novel

Description

A black market Russian tactical nuke. Religious extremists who must conquer at any cost. An alienated teenager with a deathwish. An Israeli city. These ingredients compose a terrifying recipe for US intelligence.

How can suicidal killer Bassam Amin be stopped before the Israelis take action…without assistance from the US military; without fracturing the Coalition Against Terror; and without triggering global jihad?

All hopes are pinned on retired commando “Rocco” Cavarra and twelve other alpha male SpecOps veterans who have never worked together. They must plow through an African civil war; infiltrate a heavily defended desert fortress; wrestle the WMD away from Amin and his fellow sociopaths while surrounded and outnumbered by desperate proportions; then waltz out of harm’s way without tipping off the local warlords or genocidal government. No problem–hooyah! But how should Rocco’s Retreads handle the hard-charging Mossad agents Israel dropped into the hornet’s nest to help with the mission–or was it to frag Cavarra and take over the operation themselves?

Only a maniac would volunteer for such an ate-up mission. Only a monster would use an A-Bomb for terror. Both maniacs and monsters are on a collision course that could blow the whole world to hell and gone.

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Hoodoo Money

romantic suspense, contemporary romance, contemporary mystery

Description

After her almost-wedding to a bigamist, successful children’s author Braeden McKay has given up on love. She’s content to live vicariously through her imaginary heroine, Platypus Pearl, and a gaggle of adventurous, web-footed cohorts — until a working vacation in New Orleans shakes up her quiet, structured world. Had she known that souvenir nickel stolen from the grave of a hoodoo woman would catapult her into a nightmare of betrayal and murder, she would have insisted her friend put it back.

Cursed nickel or unfortunate happenstance? Sanderson Montgomery isn’t one to discount the supernatural beliefs of others. This is The Big Easy, after all, Mecca to the spiritual and the superstitious. As a veteran detective, neither does he ignore cold, hard fact. And the fact is, someone or something is bent on harming Braeden McKay, and it’s up to him to protect her while keeping his heart out of the mix.

Can love, the very thing Braeden wants no part of, be the one force greater than any adversary – even a hoodoo curse?

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Echo

werewolves, manga, adventure

Description

A young werewolf named Echo is joining the ranks of Duma fighters or ‘ soul demon fighters. In this volume she must take care of a demon egg witch contains her future partner in battle. While trying to show how brave she is Echo and best friend Pyru enter a old abandoned house where strange and dangerous things soon find them

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The Prodigal Planet

Science Fiction, Catholicism, Extraterrestrial

Description

For over sixty years, Earth has been sending-out its radio and television signals into deep space as a by-product of modern life. These transmissions are now beginning to find a new audience…and that alien audience is shaken by them. Eof, scientist and lone discoverer of these signals, begins the task of deciphering the signals and struggles to understand the new reality they uncover, a reality that threatens the very fabric of life on his tranquil planet of Frater. In a tormenting effort to protect and hide this discovery of Earth from his colleagues, his wife, and all of Frater, Eof is challenged by the forces of evil that wish to expand Earth’s chaos on his home planet. Find-out how Eof’s discovery is chronicled in the lives of his acquaintances and its unexpected consequences for Frater…and Earth.

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Water Heart

Bangkok, Expat Fiction, Thailand

Description

Hua Hin is the beach resort town where Thailand’s upper classes come to play. Local expat Mike Bonner haunts the corridors of the town’s deteriorating Jackley International University. Classes are small and getting smaller. Revolutions in Bangkok don’t help enrollment. But where else can you find the bright and beautiful children of Burmese generals, Russian mobsters and royalty?

Bonner wants a break from those long freshman discussions of Huck Finn and deadly creative writing workshops. He’d rather open a rare bookshop in town or a cafe.

When a beautiful Muslim graduate asks him to find her missing fiancé, a sexpat named Palmer, the investigation leads them to the Giant Mekong River Catfish camp where they will take on a surprisingly American cargo.

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http://ersbooks.net

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Katrina Diary

Memoir, hurricane, New orleans

Description

This gripping true-life account tells of one family’s evacuation from Hurricane Katrina, subsequent weathering of Hurricane Rita, and finally a return to their new version of normal.

Written by Amy Rohde, The Katrina Diary is a heartwarming study in optimism against all odds.

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http://www.thekatrinadiary.com.

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Make the Cougar Purr

Cougar, romance, midlife-crisis

Description

Hannah, a middle-aged woman, survived her husband’s constant infidelity by drowning her sorrow in booze and spending his money freely. After he revealed to her that his last affair was not just based on lust, but that he found true love in the arms of a much younger woman, Hannah’s world falls apart. Driven by rage, and desperate to find a new identity for herself, she turns into a prancing cougar on the hunt…

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http://www.sonjaparis.com
http://www.johnnyandthehurricanes.com

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Buying Murder

mystery series, cozy mystery, women sleuth

Description

Murder gets personal when human remains are found in the beach cottage that Realtors Regan McHenry and her husband, Tom Kiley, buy. The murder victim has been hidden away for sixteen years, and although the authorities quickly discover his identity, the trail to his killer is cold after so many years.
Regan has sworn off playing amateur detective, but when it becomes clear the police have to focus on more current crimes, she has to break her promise. As her friend police ombudsman Dave Everett says, “Your house, Regan, your murder.”
Welcome back to Santa Cruz, the community whose unofficial motto is “Keep Santa Cruz Weird,” for the twists and turns of the third book in the Regan McHenry Mystery Series.

I’m current with tagging. Thanks to all who tagged my first two books; you’ve made a real difference in their ranking. I’m hoping you’ll do the same for my new book, “Buying Murder.” I do a standard print, large print, and Kindle edition which eventually get put together but tags for print and Kindle don’t merge so I have to ask for two tags.

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Reason to Believe

Contemporary Romance, Kindle, Explicit Sex

Description

Lane Douglas is a die-hard realist, so when her superstitious grandfather tells her he will die if the tree planted long ago in his honor in Scotland is chopped down, she doesn’t buy it for a second. But when her grandfather’s health starts a downward slide, Lane hops on a plane and flies across the ocean to convince the landowner to spare the old, diseased oak. To her surprise the landowner is a devilishly handsome man named Conlan MacGregor. Practical Lane came prepared for a fight to save a silly tree, but she soon finds herself fighting to save her heart from falling under the magical charms of the hunky laird of Wolfscrag castle.

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Five Uneasy Pieces

Kindle, mystery, suspense

Description

The short stories in this novella-length collection share the theme of having an odd twist or edginess that makes them gritty, slightly off-balance or unusual. They represent a range of genres from hardboiled mystery to noir to parody. Altogether, this collection has something for everyone who enjoys dark or edgy crime fiction.

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http://www.debbimack.com/

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Chatham Square

letters, mystery, savannah

Description

It is seemingly a coincidence that master doll maker Ginny Standler inherits a co-op apartment fronting on the Chatham Square of Savannah, Georgia, from her Aunt Marie while simultaneously being offered an interim teaching position at Savannah’s College of Art and Design. Both circumstances enable and propel her to escape the Fan district of Richmond, Virginia, and its constant reminders of a romance having gone disturbingly sour and giving Ginny pause to question her value system and relationships with others.

Dropped unceremoniously in the quirky charm of Savannah’s park-laced historical district—and most significantly into contact with the people who live and thrive in that environment—Ginny quickly becomes entwined with a grouchy recluse; a sour, erratic, and sometimes irrational bag lady; a young girl direly in need of healing; a young waiter laughing through his tears; a bitter poet; and a possible new love interest. And she just as quickly becomes embroiled in the individual letter-signaled mysteries of this set of characters that both repels and compels them one from another—but that somehow makes them a caring community. A community that Ginny comes to suspect her Aunt Marie has purposely enfolded her into to begin the healing in her own life.

This charming and inspirational story reflects perfectly what makes the beautifully designed and peopled southern city of Savannah the special place that it is.

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Tara from the Tar Pits

Horror, Science Fiction, Black Comedy

Description

An edgy and quirky horror story, heavy on black humor, about a sweet young girl named Tara who falls into the La Brea tar pits, almost drowns, but comes out VERY transformed… from a kind-hearted vegetarian…into a cold-blooded cannibalistic killer.

It’s a highly original story and a very bloody black comedy, set in one of ‘glamorous’ LA’s most famous, and certainly its oldest landmark…the La Brea tar pits. (Though it’s definitely not its most glamorous.) Then again, being the only one in the city who’s possessed by a prehistoric killer could be considered far more glamorous than some manufactured celebrity, any day.

Will she be captured and killed by the police? Can she be found by her loved ones before it’s too late?

Watch out, City of Angels. “It” was here first…and it’s back!

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In His Love

Fiction, Christian, Romance

Description

In her second book, author Deborah Brodie, unveils the struggle of relationship versus religion. Sarah must contend with religion to experience the reality of salvation and must surrender her fear before she can pursue love.

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The Path Gets Brighter

Christian Inspiration, Scripture, Prayer

Description

After the loss of her mother, author Deborah Brodie found that she had many questions about mortality and what purpose the Lord had for her. As a result of her journey out of darkness and into the Light, The Path that Gets Brighter will answer the questions most people are asking, “What is my purpose, identity, and destiny in life?”

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Last Exit in New Jersey

Exit, New Jersey, Boating Mystery

Description

20 year-old Hazel Moran is anything but your typical Jersey girl. Raised aboard a schooner and riding shotgun beside her father in their old tractor-trailer truck, there’s little on the road or water she can’t handle; it’s her people skills that need some work. She doesn’t see that as an issue – behind the wheel of a hulking Kenworth most people tend to leave her alone. But when Hazel and her father become the targets of some unsavory characters hunting for her blue-haired cousin, their stolen truck and a delivery that never arrived, trouble starts piling up fast.

For ten sweltering days Hazel navigates the Garden State’s highways and shorelines, contending with a suspiciously wealthy stranger, white trash, Born Agains, appliance salesmen, an unstable stalker and his curiously troublesome companion. It’ll take all her ingenuity, not to mention some fishing tackle and high voltage, if Hazel hopes to protect her family and unravel this tangle of greed and betrayal. Through it all she’ll learn the hard way who she can and can’t trust… and anyone who gets too close to Hazel, no matter their intent, will discover this quiet young woman is not someone you want to mess with. With no other options and nowhere to turn, Hazel sets in motion her own twisted plan to uncover the truth, settle some scores, and if possible, not wind up dead in the process.

Somewhat hard-boiled, slightly noir, Last Exit in New Jersey is an offbeat tale that travels from a Delaware Bay ghost-town to metropolitan north Jersey, where boats and big rigs set the scene for danger, suspense, dark humor and an unlikely bit of romance.

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http://www.cegrundler.com
http://cegrundler.wordpress.com

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The American Football Trilogy

Football, Football history, Walter Camp

Description

3 complete classic books combined in 1 volume, written by the men who invented American football. These are the earliest and most influential books about the sport, written in 1891, 1893, and 1896. Includes all the charts, photographs, and 120 diagrammed plays–over 900 pages in the original books.
This volume includes a quick guide to understanding the changes in the game, and a comprehensive index covering all three books for convenient referencing.
Not merely historical classics, these books are filled with valuable coaching insight and timeless wisdom for modern coaches, players and fans.
The authors are 3 legendary Hall of Fame coaches and the man who invented the Flying Wedge.
From the Lost Century of Sports Collection.

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Tales of the Whosawhachits
Key Holder of the Realms

fairy, gnomes, trolls

Description

An enchanting tale revolves around a young boy Kyle Janis. His journey begins when he stumbles upon the secret entrance way to the underworld realms of fairies, trolls, gnomes, and mysterious whosawhachits. He is held prisoner by the impish purple whosawhachits; and the realms must go to war to free him. He finds himself caught in their battle for the title of key holder of the realms and possession of the magical diamond key. This delightful story and its charming characters is an entertaining adventure which will leave you wanting more. The boy discovers that the underworld realms are responsible for many unexplained mysteries. Kyle is finally rescued by the gnomes and returned home, only to find that no one believes the missing boys tales of secret lands and magical creatures. This book and its endearing characters will capture the hearts of both boys and girls, and has received rave reviews. This is book one in this award winning series, now in it’s second printing and new cover.

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Tales of the Whosawhachits
Enter the Fifth Realm

fairy, gnomes, trolls

Description

This enchanting series continues with more antics from Elvin and the gang. Elise heads up the new realm with her fellow pink whosawhachette’s. She discovers magical pink gemstones which prove to be double trouble for the realms. Elvin escapes to the human realm to join forces with Eric the troubled boy creating chaos, which leads to a whole mess of new problems for Gatsby. This is book two of the series. Coming soon is the release of book 3 Tales of the Whosawhachits.

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Joby, Uninterrupted–Bittersweet Symphonies and Bohemian Rhapsodies(1989-2009)

poetry, jazz, blackness

Description

This is my life, seen through the prism of 20 years of poetry, soaked in jazz and marinated in blues–me speaking the truth, in love; wearing my heart on my sleeve; crying in the wilderness; exposing my soul; bleeding on the page; screaming hysterical naked.

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The Witch’s Revenge

Cat Mystery, Haunting Mystery, Salem Witch Trials

Description

Salem, Massachusetts, 1692. It was during this year that several girls condemned more than twenty necks to the gallows. Witches. Evil walking amongst the God-fearing throngs of Salem Towne. For all the hysteria, the supposed witches were not the source of the evil that walked the rough dirt roads of Salem. The witch trials and subsequent executions are one of the most famous examples of mass hysteria and mob mentality and have spurned legend after legend and ghost story upon ghost story.

Fast forward to New Mexico, 2004. A simple house cat struggles to understand why the family the cat resides with would want to move to the east. Bubbles, a well spoken, well read, and egotistical feline, “Not cat, that word has always offended me.”, with a penchant for mice and a courtly manner to rival any prince. Upon arrival in Salem, the family has chosen to purchase the home built originally by Samuel Good, the son of Sara Good, Whom was among the first three tried and executed for witchcraft during those black days in 1692. Along with the previous owners’ pets, Nigel Jameson III and Mrs. Perry Winkle, Bubbles must sort out the challenges before him, discovering that the presence in the house is not that of Sara Good, while simultaneously avoiding The Witch’s Revenge.

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Healing after Divorce…: It’s About Time!

healing after divorce, divorce recovery, ministries for the divorced

Description

This book is a self-guided book/workbook about healing after divorce. It’s written to help you move on with your life in a positive and constructive way. Maybe some of your friends or your family are beginning to say behind your back “it’s about time “… for you to move on, heal, get over it, go out, … basically they care about you and love you but they want to start hearing you say something new or positive. They want you to start living your life again. This book is written to help you do just that. This book has a flexible layout that fits your needs. You can pick a theme and focus on that area. There are case studies, practical everyday psychology, journal exercises, prayer journal exercises, and resources in each chapter. I think you will want to read and use all of it. You may even want to give it to a friend. Additional support can be found at www.healingafterdivorce.com Healing after divorce… It’s About Time … time, love, and tenderness.

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Healing after Divorce…: It’s About Time! Facilitator’s Guide

Healing after divorce, divorce recovery, ministries for the divorced

Description

This Facilitator’s Guide is designed to accompany the main text, “Healing After Divorce… It’s About Time!” It includes overviews of each chapter in the main text and general directions to the facilitator for leading a support group. The lesson plans are complete and thorough. They list materials needed, goals, and objectives. This guide aids the facilitator with set-up and cleanup. The lesson plan maps out a time schedule for each chapter session. Included in this guide is a handout to accompany each support group meeting which can be copied in group sets. Everything you would want in one guide. You will find forms for Registration, Individual Session Facilitator Evaluations and a closing Participant Evaluation Sheet.

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God: A Long Time Ago in a Galilean Far, Far Away

Jesus of Nazareth, The Passion of The Christ, More Than a Carpenter

Description

It was prophesied in the ancient writings of the Old Testament that God would one day manifest Himself as a man. This simple and beautiful promise was finally fulfilled in a man named Jesus very early in the first century. Sadly, however, it was also foretold by the New Testament apostles that the true and full identity of Jesus Christ would be very soon attacked, altered and even denied by many (including some self-proclaimed Christians).
Using Scripture as its primary source of data and a pleasing array of insightful anecdotes, this book skillfully shatters the modern, pre-fabricated and man-made ideas concerning Christ that have gradually infiltrated modern Christianity. It aptly presents the first, pure and original doctrine of the Lord Jesus Christ that birthed the original New Testament church. It revitalizes the untainted truth that abundantly prevailed and flourished throughout the first century of Christianity. This book is an indispensable asset only for those who are passionate lovers of truth and for those who desire the purest revelation of the full and true identity of Jesus Christ.

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Little Miss Straight Lace

romantic suspense, suspense romance, mystery romance

Description

*** 2010 Reader’s Favorite Award Finalist ***
When a brilliant biostatistician learns too much about her pharmaceutical client’s research, her life begins to spin out of control, and a dashing computer security expert from South America seems the perfect antidote. But is his arrival really just the happy coincidence it appears to be? Find out in this complex tale of suspense, humor, and romance.

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Death Call

British Crime, Thriller, Mystery

Description

It was all he could do to stop his hangover from spilling out onto the victim as he studied her neck and what he made out to be the initial puncture wound in her abdomen. From that point, he thought, she had been opened like an envelope with a paper knife, revealing a mess of entrails and blood. With a deranged serial killer on the loose, Detective Sergeant Dan Carroll and his new partner Detective Constable Samuel Grant find themselves trawling the seedy side of London in search of a brutal killer who preys on prostitutes.

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Pelgraff

SF, Science Fiction, adventure

Description

In the 450 years since the Sol system war wiped out life on Earth, and within the system, humanity has not known war. That’s about to change.

A civil war breaks out on Pelgraff, a planet peacefully populated by both humans and gorilla-like Pagayans,upon the introduction of a third species, the Damargs. None of Earth’s ex-colony worlds want to hear about it, much less get involved. But one member of the space-based Trading League, Colleen Yrden, is raising an Interplanetary Brigade to fight on Pelgraff.

Alan McLean, a bitter ex-police officer, volunteers to train men in weapons and tactics only, but finds himself drawn into the conflict as his need to belong to something, anything, overcomes his disgust at the endeavour – and his dislike of the Pagayans, for whom he fights. His growing hatred of the brutal Damargs holds him there even as politics makes the prospect of eventual victory increasingly unlikely. Others may leave, but McLean is determined to stay to the end, however it turns out.

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River of Lover

Interracial romance, bwwm, kindle

Description

River kayak instructor Tyler Young falls head over heels in love with the alluring Leah Waters. One adventurous week later, they are married and doing what they love the most – river running – together.

An unforeseen tragedy occurs, and Tyler finds himself drawn toward mahogany beauty Alexis Winston and her never quit/never die attitude. Who will Tyler choose? The love of his life or the woman of his dreams?

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Hungry Halloween

Halloween, cookbook, entertaining

Description

Tired of the same old popcorn balls and mummy dogs for Halloween? Need some original recipes and party ideas that will transform your “ho hum” Halloween into a spook-tacular success? Hungry Halloween can give you all that and more! This unique book contains 46 delicious, easy to make recipes that will please the palate of any discriminating guest or ghoul! Hungry Halloween is divided into three chapters, each showcasing a different party theme – “Movie Monster Munchies”, “Bewitched Buffet”, and “Dead Man’s Diner” featuring recipes such as” Werewolf Won Tons”, “Mummy Lasagna”, Cackling Crackers”, “Black Widow Bites”, “Grave-y Stones”, and “Stubbed Toe Subs”. Full color, full page photographs accompany each mouth-watering recipe (several also have step-by-step photos) to help make replicating them in your home kitchen a snap. Included are some sweet and some savory recipes that are sure to excite and delight kids and adults alike. You’ll be the talk of your neighborhood when you choose one of the three terrifically terrifying themes included in Hungry Halloween for your Halloween bash! Each themed chapter includes a page of frighteningly fabulous party decorating ideas with tips on how to have a “killer” party without killing your budget. Several full color photographs (in gory detail!) show you how you can decorate different rooms in your home for the ultimate Halloween experience. You don’t have to break out the toolbox or break the bank to create the ultimate haunted house, witch’s lair, or dastardly diner extraordinaire. More than just a cookbook, Hungry Halloween is a uniquely comprehensive guide to the perfectly harrowing, frighteningly fun Halloween. Year after year it will provide all you’ll need to make your Halloween ghoulishly glorious for your Halloween guests!

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http://www.amazon.com/Beth-Jackson-Klosterboer/e/B003T2NAUI/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1

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The Naughty Ones

children, child, animals

Description

This colorful well illustrated children’s book is a delightful tale, and one that will have your children giggling. Have you ever wondered what your pets do when you aren’t home? When the dog, cat and bird’s owner leave the house for the day, the pets will make him pay. The animals see themselves as prisoners, and must find ways to keep occupied until his return, which certainly gets them into mounds of trouble.

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Preacher’s Kids ~ Wicked & Wise

anorexia, eating disorders, kindle

Description

Dear B, Where do I begin? Would you rather hear about my almost a boyfriend but can’t be sure cuz he is too cute for me situation, or that my sister has an eating disorder? Being a preacher’s kid is never a dull moment. Mia Griffin’s roller coaster ride life will reach new heights in the 10th grade when she develops a crush on the cutest boy in school. No one expects it when he becomes obsessive and controlling. She will also hit new lows when her sister scares the family with a battle against anorexia. With no one else to turn to for help, Mia befriends the weirdest girl in school to get rid of her stalker. How far will Mia go and can she hold on to her faith?

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Marlin, Darlin

Murder Mystery,  Florida Murder Mystery,  Florida Beach Reading

Description

Introducing the most lovable, pratfall-prone female sleuth in recent memory, this first novel in the Garnet Sullivan Live from Florida series will leave the reader in stitches and begging for more. Marlin, Darlin’ debuts the engaging, redoubtable and often annoying (to her colleagues and friends) small town journalist, the foxy Garnet Sullivan. A murky murder during a marlin fishing tournament forms the basis for this sizzling, uproarious mystery set in contemporary, steamy east coast Florida, featuring the unsinkable freelance reporter, snoop and trouble-maker, Garnet Sullivan, and a host of her bizarre, colorful friends.

A Gordian knot of a plot fairly gallops along from page one to the final page and will keep you guessing and on the edge of your seat until the novel’s last words. Saturated with today’s most authentic Florida ambience and whackos, Marlin, Darlin’ is sure to delight the most cerebral mystery buffs as well as fans of romantic comedy—and dog lovers too! The novel is propelled by laugh out loud characters, scenes and situations reminiscent of Carl Hiassen and Dave Barry, but with more lipstick and purses. Fully imagined and drawn from life characters hook the reader from the book’s first sentences and the story seems to vault inevitably from who these characters are—nutty and flamboyantly so, but completely convincing, and whose native habitat could only be Florida.

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http://garnetsullivanlivefromflorida.com/

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The Secret, the Shifter, and the Sex-Slave Shanghai

Shapeshifters, erotic, erotic fantasy

Description

When single mom Alexandra St. John gets conned into a night on the town with her friends, she wanders into the wrong bar on Fetish Night. Lost and disoriented, she is accosted by several sinister characters. Baine Tenbrook, a shapeshifter working as a U.S Marshal, and Antonio Salazar, a flamenco-dancing vampire, save her.

Unable to choose between them, she tries both. But her night on the town lands her on a ship to Istanbul as a pleasure slave. When Alex and her gay assistant Lyle get kidnapped, it’s up to Baine and Antonio to save them. The shifter and the vampire, with the aide of Antonio’s old lover, an ancient vampire named Africaisi, follow them around the world.

Alex was just looking for a break from her real life. What she got was the adventure of a lifetime and, perhaps, the love of a shapeshifter.

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Lights Out

Horror, Suspense, Kindle

Description

Three gang members and an unwilling initiate are driving through the streets of Erie County after dark with their headlights off, planning to prey upon the first unfortunate soul to give a courtesy flash. A mysterious van falls into their trap and they immediately pursue it, planning to murder the driver and all other passengers. When the four finally overtake the vehicle, abandoned in the middle of the road, they discover fresh corpses inside. From there the tables are turned, and they become the prey of a terrifying evil, the likes of which few nightmares have conjured up.

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Second Chances

Modern Fiction, relationships, secrets

Description

Set in London, in the noughties, sometime after the smoking ban, and before the great 21st century recession… James has always believed in happy ever after, and he plans to get there one day. He is doing okay. At the age of thirty-three, he has a top job, dream house, two healthy children, and a wife who always stands by him. These things, James can rely on, until one day, when everything changes, and he realises that he has spent so long looking towards the future, that he has neglected the present. Feeling unloved, his wife, Pamela, has left him, leaving nothing but a brief note. She has taken their two children. How far will James go to save his marriage? What can Pamela do to stop the past haunting her life? Will it be enough?

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A Study of Arabic Phonology

Arabic studies, arabic, foreign language

Description

Phonology is the study of the changes that can affect a word, and sometimes even two words, for different reasons relating to a certain implied heaviness, like the existence of two identical letters or two letters that are close to each other or a hamza or a weak letter. The phonological changes are recognized as the assimilation of a letter to another, the substitution of a letter for another, the addition or elision of a letter or vowel and the transfer of a letter or vowel to another position. This study explores in detail when these changes are necessary, allowed or forbidden. The presentation of the rich data, the theoretical analyzes of the phonological elements and the references to the different works from the classical period of the 8th century until our days, offer a detailed and accessible study for both the students and researchers of Arabic.

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The Book of Obeah

Paranormal suspense, voodoo, Vatican

Description

While fulfilling the final request of her departed Grandmama, Melody Bennet, a young professional raised in the genteel suburbs of North Carolina, is plunged into the clandestine world of an ancient West African religion — via the Louisiana bayou. In unearthing a mysterious religious manuscript, Melody collides with those seeking powers believed to be contained within the text, from The Vatican to individuals claiming it as their legacy. She accepts the task of safeguarding the book and finds lives are threatened, including her own, sometimes from unexpected directions. As her knowledge grows and perceptions shift, Melody’s path is fused with that of the sacred book. She risks body and soul to protect both and, unbeknownst to her, secures the future of an esoteric, divine prophecy.

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http://www.sandracarringtonsmith.com

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The Little Bare Bear

preschool, preschool books, esl

Description

There was a bear that did not care to take care of his brown hair. And since this bear had quite fine hair, one day he went completely bare.

The Little Bare Bear is the story of a little brown bear who neglects to take care of his hair. Luckily his Friend in the Big Red Shoe has an idea about what he can do!

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The Kinshield Legacy

fantasy adventure, epic fantasy, sword and sorcery

Description

Warrant Knight Gavin Kinshield wants nothing more than to rid himself of the haunting visions that compel him to the cave where King Arek’s tablet awaits. When he deciphers the runes inscribed in the tablet, he gains not only the magical gems the runes protect, but the right to rule as king. But the evil wizard Brodas Ravenkind has other plans: to kidnap the mysterious rune solver and claim the throne for himself.

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http://www.kcmay.com

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Life with Sally: Little White Dog Tails

dog,bull terrier,humor

Description

Meet Sally, a miniature bull terrier with obsessive compulsive disorder tendencies and a gigantic grin. She loves to lick toads and the face of the writer’s husband (not at the same time), and her favorite toy is the 6-foot garden rake.

This little diva has had a doggie massage, met with a pet psychic and failed a canine painting class. Oh, and did I mention her obsession with the gas grill?

Tricia L. McDonald has been writing monthly columns about her life with Sally for the past three years. Through these stories, Sally has achieved celebrity status. This book is a compilation of those stories.

Reading this book you will laugh, you will sigh, and you will shake your head. In the end, you too will love Sally.

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http://www.awritingpassage.com

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The Art of War

The Art Of War, Art Of War, Sun Tzu

Description

The Art Of War by Sun Tzu is timeless wisdom that applies as much to today’s boardrooms as is did to a battle in the Chinese countryside. To quote Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, “though we have heard of stupid haste in war, cleverness has never been seen associated with long delays.” I can say “don’t delay in adding this beautifully edited version of the Art Of War to your collection immediately.” From the battlefield to the boardroom Sun Tzu’s leaves you his tremendous legacy for strategy when dealing with any opponent, using The Art Of War.

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Forbidden the Stars

science fiction, aliens, technothrillers

Description

At the end of the 21st century, a catastrophic accident in the asteroid belt has left two surveyors dead, but the asteroid itself is completely missing, along with their young son, Alex Manez, who was accompanying them.

On the outer edge of the solar system, the first manned mission to Pluto, led by the youngest female astronaut in NASA history, has led to an historic discovery: there is a marker left there by an alien race for humankind to find. We are not alone!

While studying the alien marker, it begins to react and, four hours later, the missing asteroid appears in a Plutonian orbit, along with young Alex Manez, who has developed some alarming side-effects from his exposure to the kinetic element they call Kinemet.

From the depths of a criminal empire based on Luna, an expatriate seizes the opportunity to wrest control of outer space, and takes swift action.

The secret to faster-than-light speed is up for grabs, and the race for interstellar space is on!

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13 responses to “TMBOA – July 2010 Additions

  1. sean h. robertson

    July 2010 – All books tagged!

    Sean H. Robertson
    http://www.amazon.com/Cries-Vampira-Horror-Alpha-Werewolf/dp/1453808418/ref=tag_stp_s2_edpp_url

    PLEASE return the tags: vampire, young adult, paranormal romance

    Thank you and much success to you all!

  2. All finished with this page, on to the next.

  3. Al Boudreau

    Yup, got ‘um.

  4. Another one down… a few more months to go.

  5. And another month done – please consider tagging Children of the Elementi 🙂

  6. Hi! I just advised you that I finished June and July archives today. As soon as I finished I recieved two email saying I need to subscribe for those motns–which I did. Whe I subscribed I noticed The Jan., Feb., April, and May archives I’ve done were not on my list. Could you please email me for tagging each of those four months–plus the first requiste tagging list I did. I’m very confused about this system and have yet to recieve any tags. thanky you for your help.

    Tom Winton-Author of Beyond Nostalgia http://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Nostalgia-Tom-Winton/dp/1460920937/ref=pd_rhf_p_img_1

  7. Mary A. Berger

    Finished July 2010. Atsa lotta books! It wouldn’t take me so long if I didn’t stop and read the reviews–and the book descriptions. But they’re so interesting! Been hitting the “LIKE” tags, too.

  8. Hi,
    July 2010 done. I will keep plugging away.

    Thanks
    Tim

  9. Jerri Doyle Mueller

    July 2010 done
    Onward
    Thanks
    Jerri

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