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The Lover's Portrait: An Art Mystery

A portrait holds the key to recovering a cache of looted artwork, secreted away during World War II, in this captivating historical art thriller set in the 1940s and present-day Amsterdam. When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery - rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer - he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in Amsterdam, ...

Dead Man's Hand

An action-packed historical western for fans of William Johnstone and Louis L'Amour. Condemned to die, he's about to find a reason to live. Jake Paynter is a doomed man. Haunted by an abusive childhood and his participation in atrocities of the Civil War, he seeks the isolation of the Plains Cavalry as a white officer for an all-Black buffalo soldier troop. Now, he is in irons and certain to be ha ...

Chadwick Yates and the Coulsby Gentlemen's Club

“I would not go into that club with less than a hundred picked soldiers.” More than the Macabre. After a year in the wilderness, Chadwick Yates has only returned to civilization for one reason: to uncover what evil lurks in the Coulsby Theater Club. Back safe in the metropolis of his homeland, Commander Sharp must decide whether or not to leave Yates altogether. But soon the two are dr ...

A Maiden's Honor

Can a Scottish woman, who was raised on a primitive Polynesian island, survive living in a complex Western culture? Sarah Campbell is a rarity among women in her time. Raised by her Scottish father and the natives of a remote island in the South Pacific, Sarah and her father embark on a perilous journey to Scotland. Their crew betrays them and murders her father for the purpose of selling Sarah in ...

The Code

4.8/5 stars from IndieReader! INDIEREADER REVIEW THE CODE is a well-crafted, intelligent and timely social satire about America’s ability to elevate, transform and digest the celebrity heroes it creates and is well worth a read. Male identity, the nature of celebrity, and the cynical manipulation of American groupthink are carefully observed in THE CODE. Albert Collins, struggling entomology profe ...

The Sun at Twilight

Tudhaliya IV comes to the
throne as a usurper's younger son, determined to rule according to the traditional
values of justice and clemency, despite the advice of his ambitious mother and brothers. When his cousin with whom he was
raised as someone dearer than a brother, decides his own claim to the throne is
stronger than Tudhaliya's, the latter must decide whether to apply ...

The Galliano Club Prohibition crime thriller series

A must-read series for fans of The Godfather, Boardwalk Empire & the Untouchables! Book 1 MURDER is #free for limited time! Prequel ROAD short read only 0.99.

Italian immigrants, Chicago mobsters, and the Roaring Twenties come alive, equally gritty and glittering. Luca Lombardo escapes the olive groves of Italy for a new life in upstate New York, even as Chicago thug Benny Rotolo ...

Lake of Destiny-A Celtic Legends Novel

magical novel about destiny, family, food, intrigue, healing, men in kilts, and the sometimes twisted path to love from the award-winning author of Compulsion. "Delightful, charming, and heartwarming." --NYT bestselling author Wendy Higgins

Helping her aunt organize a festival in a picturesque village nestled among the Highland braes of Scotland seems li ...

Category Womens Fiction
The Haunting of Abraham Lincoln

A man can be haunted in so many ways. With the end of the Civil War imminent, a spirit of celebration permeates the United States capitol, yet President Lincoln can’t shake his uneasiness. Plagued by uneasy dreams and ghostly visits from his son, Willie, Lincoln begins to question the realities of his life. Has he fulfilled his sole purpose, and if so, what’s next? Elsewhere in the city, John Wilk ...

Broken Promises

She gave her daughter up.

Now she wants her back.

NY Times & USA Today bestselling author Lorhainne Eckhart brings you a new OConnell family novel about secrets and lies, and a woman who has no reason to trust anyone. 


What do you do when a woman shows up on you ...

Category Womens Fiction
The Music of Us

In 1970, Lenny can no longer deny that his wife is undergoing a profound change. Despite her relatively young age, her mind succumbs to forgetfulness. Now, he goes as far back as the moment he met Natasha, when he was a soldier and she a star, brilliant yet illusive. Natasha was a riddle to him then, and to this day, with all the changes she has gone through, she still is. Digging into the past, m ...

Boots and Bedlam

'Tis the Season for Chaos Wedding bells will soon be ringing in the Lowcountry. All Sam Sweeney wants is to marry her man on Christmas Eve surrounded by family and friends. But emerging complications, some humorous and some not so humorous, threaten to converge and derail the best-laid plans during the busy stretch between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Amidst the chaos—dealing with real estate ...

The Siege

One hundred inmates hold twelve guards hostage in the laundry dorm of The Indiana Penal Farm. Emergency squads are massed along the fence, awaiting the order to attack, while sharpshooters are perched like crows on top of the administrative building. Tom Hemmings, a dorm counselor, has been drafted to defuse the standoff. But the inmates are divided into rival gangs, the guards into feuding unions ...

The Sacred Lives of Seahorses

Never curse, never argue, never complain, we are all the same... Everyone said she was living in heaven. The truth? She had staggered and stumbled through twenty-four years of hell. Her people called her a maverick and a dreamer. That was not a compliment. It was a curse. Never curse, never argue, never complain, we are all the same... She wasn’t. Only home is safe, only home with your ...

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21 Tattoos

What if your deepest, darkest fears were inked on your skin for the world to see? Famous plastic surgeon Derek Hollinger has it all: money, success, luxury cars, and an L.A. penthouse near the beach. Who cares if he has no friends or lovers? He doesn’t need anyone. But Derek’s seemingly perfect life is shattered after a chance encounter with a mysterious old woman. When he wakes up covered in tatt ...

Aztec

'His work takes the reader through a never-ending labyrinth of twists and turns. Get this book. It is a magnificent piece of work!'
History and Women

History tells us that Cortes conquered the millions of the Aztec nation with an army of just 500 men – but what about the woman at his side?

Malinali was his translator, the only one who could spe ...

Ursa Kane

On her way to a martial arts convention, Danielle Kane's plane crashes on an island in the Bermuda Triangle with cities trapped in time. She is furious to learn that on this island teetering on the brink of civil war, women are chattel. The sixteenth century Spaniards want to lock her in a tower. The fourteenth century pirates want to enslave her. The Inca Indians would worship her as a god. The W ...

Category Womens Fiction
Girl Braiding Her Hair

Her friends included Van Gogh, Degas, and Renoir. Paris celebrated her as a sought-after model, until she picked up the brush herself, at a time when art schools refused to accept female students. By the time Suzanne Valadon was 15 years old, she'd been a horse walker, a milliner, a funeral wreath maker, and a circus acrobat, but that was just the beginning of her adventures. Here is her story, ...

Christmas on King Street

Alice's flower shop is in trouble, and her boyfriend has yet to propose. She's weary and disillusioned, so when her boyfriend suggests a trip to visit family and friends in Charleston, South Carolina, she's eager to go. But a discovery at her friend's vintage store reveals a decades-old music box with a secret that may just help Alice find what she needs this Christmas. In 1942, witty Kit and a ...

Category Womens Fiction
Lily of the Nile

With her parents dead, the daughter of Cleopatra and Mark Antony is left at the mercy of her Roman captors. Heir to one empire and prisoner of another, Princess Selene must save her brothers and reclaim what is rightfully hers...


On the Steps of St. Dymphna

On the Steps of St. Dymphna tells a story of transformation. John, a normal cubicle slave with a bland and ordinary life, is transformed by an enlightenment experience. Or, did he just go crazy? He’s not really sure, but either way, he becomes a dramatically different person. From bored support representative at GMC Megatronics, he transforms himself into Pastor John, a flamboyant free spirit spou ...

Fortress of the Sun

It’s 243 B.C. and Greece is ready for a revolution. Eighty years have passed since the death of Alexander the Great, the man who first cowed free Hellas into submission. His successors to the Macedonian throne have only tightened their grip in the interim, the present king no exception. Spartan rebellions, opportunistic usurpers, foreign invaders – for nearly five decades, King Antigonus has seen ...

Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Stolen artifacts, a missing anthropologist and a tenacious amateur sleuth. American art history student Zelda Richardson is back and embroiled in another exciting art-related mystery! This time she's working at an anthropology museum in Amsterdam on an exhibition of artifacts from the Asmat region of Papua – the same area where a famous American anthropologist disappeared in 1961. When the anthrop ...

The Future Mrs. Brightside

After a year of making beautiful music together, Chloe Hatherly thinks she’s more than ready to make the age-old promise to her bandmate, Jon. In sickness and in health, for better or worse. When the sudden death of Jon’s father forces the couple to postpone their wedding in favor of a funeral, however, their relationship veers rapidly off course from the ever after they’d both envisioned. Now liv ...

Category Womens Fiction
Rhymes with Divine Ties

This book is my journey, from awakening to present day. This book is meant as a catalyst for spiritual growth, the goal being to ignite the fire that lies dormant. We are all called to serve, to serve ourselves and then the world. Let this be a message to all that would choose the path of service, the true path. As each fear disintegrates we walk closer to the truth of our nature, and this is my t ...

Fighting for Eden

What happens when a fighter and a peacenik fall in love?

From the wind-swept horse country of the Yakima Valley to the airy academic halls of the University of Washington, three adventurers pursue their own Edens. One wants to be a hero, the second just wants to save her home, the third to make sense of it all.

Jake’s tragic death in the opening days of the Iraq War lea ...

Favorite Daughters

Elyse Gibbons is out of her depth when, as an undergrad at Columbia, she's befriended by campus superstars Aubrey Adam-Drake and Marina Hunt. While Aubrey's grandfather is a former U.S. president and Marina's dad is a notorious mob lawyer, Elyse was raised in Pennsylvania by a single mother/language professor who made Elyse learn Chinese for allowance money. As her high-profile life evolves, Elyse ...

Category Womens Fiction
Through the Doors of Oblivion

REAL ESTATE IS HELL – SOMETIMES LITERALLY Wedged between real estate speculators, startup bros, and gentrified neighborhoods, it’s gotten hard to get by in San Francisco and it’s getting even harder all the time. Now two witches have decided the time has come to do something about it. Using all their arcane skills, Iria – tall, dark, and genderqueer – and their partner and mentor, Madge – the gran ...

The Broken Circle

THE BROKEN CIRCLE is about the renewal of three childhood friendships. It’s written from the viewpoint of two sixtyish year old women. Together they seek acceptance, love, hope, and happiness as they look ahead to the next excerpt in their lives. While doing so, they realize that a friend who had been abducted during their senior year of high school, was never found. Together they are able to brin ...

Picasso's Motorcycle

Picasso’s Motorcycle is an affectionate paean to pre-war life in a sleepy, sun-drenched village in the French countryside in the 1930’s. It chronicles the escapades of a precocious group of boys, centering on ten-year-old Daniel, a half-French, half-German orphan being raised by his distant and sometimes brutal uncle, Emil. Put to work in Emil’s shabby bicycle repair shop, Daniel must navigate the ...

Bell of Eternity: A Celtic Legends Novel

An island castle in Cornwall, family secrets, a kilt-wearing chef, and a historical legend cook up a deliciously magical, heartwarming, and suspenseful new love story from the award-winning author of Compulsion and Lake of Destiny.

Emma Larsen's mother may have been a best-selling romance novelist, but her own track record with relationships was a darker story. Emma ...

Category Womens Fiction
Christmas Joy

A heartwarming Christmas story about family, friendship and finding love in unexpected places. Joy Holbrook might be all work and no play, but that changes when her Aunt Ruby takes a fall that lands her in a rehabilitation center before the holidays. Joy takes a leave of absence from her job as a market researcher to run the family farm, even though the timing may hinder her chance at garnering th ...

His: A Bad Boy Mafia Romance

I’m wrong for her in all the right ways. Everyone in the city knows who I am: Vincent Citrione, top capo of the most powerful crime family in the city. If you’ve got two brain cells to rub together, you’re scared sh*tless of me. As for women, I given them the hardest, dirtiest f*ck of their lives before showing them the door. They know better than to expect more. Commitments? F*c ...

THE SECRET LIFE OF MRS. LONDON

GOLD MEDAL WINNER! THE SECRET LIFE OF MRS. LONDON, by Rebecca Rosenberg San Francisco, 1915. As America teeters on the brink of world war, Charmian and her husband, famed novelist Jack London, wrestle with genius and desire, politics and marital competitiveness. Charmian longs to be viewed as an equal partner who put her own career on hold to support her husband, but Jack doesn’t see it that way…u ...

Lantern In The Window

He needs a strong wife. She needs to escape the cotton mill and save her deaf sister's life. They both have secrets. they both tell lies. Can they find their way to love?

Always with You

"Always With You is the bittersweet and poignant love story of a woman trapped between temptation and the ties that bind." ~Tracey Garvis Graves, New York Times bestselling author of On the Island and Covet. With Cathy’s health food café thriving, a loyal circle of friends, and a heartbreaking divorce behind her, she has finally found contentment along the summer shores of the Russian River in the ...

Category Womens Fiction
Alpha Fighter

Savannah Santos is on the run. She fled everything she ever knew to follow her career dreams. But she wasn’t expecting her new roommate to be her dream guy. For Cooper Quin, being any girl’s dream man is nothing new, but he’s determined to stay exactly that: a dream. His focus is on killing it in the brutal MMA ring. But his sexy new roommate is nothing like one of his usual one- ...

Coming Home

Loving your sisters is easy. Liking them is impossible. “Holly Kerr has done a beautiful job of crafting a family with real relationships--an absolute delight to read.” The last thing Brenna wants is to go home, but losing her job and her cheating husband leaves her no choice but to return home to the small town where everyone knows her business and thinks they know best. Including her si ...

Category Womens Fiction
The Crocodile Makes No Sound

Four years into Akhenaten’s new regime, the dissatisfaction of those who practiced the old religion of Amen-Ra is growing. Hani, a diplomat already under the king’s surveillance because of the disappearance of his firebrand Amen priest brother-in-law, gets drawn into an investigation for the Beloved Royal Wife, who is being blackmailed. Meanwhile, the new vassal king of A’amu, lodged at Hani’s hou ...

Miranda Writes

A disgraced attorney seeking redemption. A single mother desperate to regain custody of her son. Two women willing to risk it all to put a sexual predator behind bars. Former Assistant District Attorney Miranda Quinn is on the brink of a career comeback when she gets a phone call. It’s a witness who disappeared three years earlier, resulting in a violent criminal going free. Miranda was fired as a ...

Category Womens Fiction
My Last Year

Nounous is a fourteen-year-old Maltese dog who loves people but loves his mother most. As he takes his last steps, he reminisces on life and worries about leaving his Mommy alone. His mother, Susanne Leist, is a paranormal suspense author and former financial analyst. When she isn’t writing her books, Susanne spends precious time with Nounous, her best friend and muse.

Category Womens Fiction
Ashes Like Bread: A Biblical Novel of Lamech and His Two Wives

A scorned prophetess. A deadly omen. Will this kinswoman of Adam and Eve persevere with intuition she can’t deny? Zyla is used to the elders of the clan rejecting her dark glimpses into the future, and bitter that she doesn’t receive the honor she believes she deserves. When her forecast of a terrible flood gets her exiled, she and her sister flee the mountain of Eden to live among evil descendant ...

The Rejected Writers Christmas Wedding

Southlea Bay's favorite sweethearts, Flora and Dan, are getting married and the members of the Rejected Writers' Book Club are excited to help. Especially the group's head honcho, Doris Newberry, who, much to Flora’s frustration, wants to control every detail, attempting to strong-arm Flora into accepting ridiculous wedding vows, wayward bongo players and into wearing a huge, old-fashioned wedding ...

Ella Maud

"Ella Maud" is fiction based on meticulous research about real events. The story here is one of the biggest murder mysteries of early modern America. ​W​hen a dispute between sisters leads to an accidental murder, the cover-up​ divides a city and bedevils a nation. Proper, elegant Olive Cropsey loves her sister, Nell. Trouble is, everyone else loves her too. When a dispute over Nell’s boyfriend​ J ...

Long Stories Short

A house fire causes tragedy in "Aftermath." "Magic or Miracles" will take you on a journey that may help you decide if there's a difference. How long is "Forever?" Mark and Erin discover the power of the Ouija Board in "You Summoned Me." Does Bigfoot exist? Eli believes so and "One Step at a Time" tells his story. Is there life after death? "A Candle in the Darkness" looks at both sides of the que ...

Sadie's Vow

New York, 1872. Sadie McGillicuddy’s word is her bond. Swearing to her dying mother to always protect her willful sister, she’s soon tested when her beautiful younger sibling runs off into the night. Jumping on a San Francisco train in hot pursuit, the resourceful young woman evades a gangland enforcer’s unwanted attention with the help of a handsome stranger. Count Dolphie Westerhoven’s future ...

The Bridge Club

How far would you go to help a close friend? Is there a place where you might draw the line and simply have to say no? Eight women. Four decades of friendship. One unimaginable request. Where can you find a story about friendship, laughter and the good things in life that also touches on alcoholism, infidelity, porn addiction, illness and grief? For many women, it's often within their own circle o ...