by Mary Maddox
Genre:YA Fantasy, Young Adult
As a teenager, Lu Darlington attracted national attention when she and her friend Lisa escaped a sadistic killer known as the Professor of Death. She never told anyone about the daemon who saved her life that day.
Ten years later, Lisa shows up at Lu’s door, fleeing another psychopath stalker. But Lisa’s not the only one seeking Lu after all this time. One by one, the daemons descend:
Voracious Chama. Sinister Black Claw. Beautiful Talion.
Chama wants Lu, but Talion claims her. The women of Lu’s family have always belonged to Talion—and they’ve suffered deeply for it.
As the human threat draws closer, Talion demands that Lu bind herself to him in a harrowing ceremony that will destroy an innocent man and change her forever—but might save Lisa’s life.
Can she navigate the violent intrigues of the daemon world without being consumed by its terrible, all-consuming demands? Awesome Indies Link Buy on Amazon
Come Home Children
by Victoria Randall
Genre: Science Fiction (Dystopian)
In the future, when an unlicensed pregnancy is a felony, Willa’s daughter Katy has been abducted by the ruthless Bureau of Population Management. Unless Willa can rescue her she faces a life of stigma, toil, and despair. With the help of some unlikely allies, Willa devises an audacious scheme to free Katy, but it will only work if she finds the courage to reinvent herself.
When no one is what they seem, the truth can be a dangerous luxury. Come on Home, Children is a dystopian thriller that tests whether love can outwit bureaucratic greed, and whether Willa can tread a treacherous path between reality and illusion. Awesome Indies Link Buy on Kindle
Beacon of Vengeance: A Novel of Nazi Germany
by Patrick W. O’Bryon
Summer 1941. As America edges closer to joining the struggle against Hitler, reluctant operative Ryan Lemmon returns to Nazi Europe. Although his undercover assignment targets the Reich’s covert operations in Paris, the rescue of close friends from a fascist internment camp takes top priority. Ryan finds in Occupied France a cauldron of deception and unbridled cruelty. Torn by German exploitation and French collaboration, the country now teems with unforeseen dangers: A dying British intelligence agent whose help may prove deadly. A beautiful partisan whose cold heart could make or break his mission. A former lover trapped between Nazi operatives and the violent Parisian underworld. And deep in the shadows, a ruthless enemy playing a treacherous game of cunning and subterfuge. Lethal confrontation looms in this powerful sequel to the IPPY award-winning thriller Corridor of Darkness. Awesome Indies Link Buy on Kindle
by D.B. Martin
Winner of a B.R.A.G. Medallion, Patchwork Man is the first in the Patchwork People suspense trilogy.
An intense fast-paced psychological thriller set in London, England.
Have you ever met a patchwork man? Lawrence Juste is one, because Lawrence hasn’t always been who and what he is now. And now he’s about to get found out …
When top English barrister Lawrence Juste’s wife is killed in a hit and run, he thinks the worst he’ll have to face is a nightmare of sickly sympathy and too much press attention.
All the things he’s ever hidden in his murky past come back to confront him as he opens the blackmail letter his dead wife has left. They include the family he abandoned, crimes he’s looked the other way over and the childhood bully who wants to take him all the way back down to the gutter. His youthful aspiration to be the man his hero, Atticus Finch, of To Kill a Mocking Bird was, has been long forgotten, until the boy he’s forced to defend and the blackmail letter make him have to face his past and shape his future quite differently to the way he’d anticipated. So begins a different nightmare for him, one entwining incest with murder and intrigue with betrayal; one that he may not survive…
Follow the patchwork man as his world unravels until his fraying soul is bared in Patchwork People, and the startling conclusion to the series, Patchwork Pieces, out 13th April 2015. Awesome Indies Link Buy on Kindle
by John A. Heldt
Genre: Historical fiction, historical romance, time travel
When unemployed San Francisco reporter Chuck Townsend and his college-dropout son, Justin, take a cruise to Mexico in 2016, each hopes to rebuild a relationship after years of estrangement. But they find more than common ground aboard the ship. They meet a mysterious lecturer who touts the possibilities of time travel. Within days, Chuck and Justin find themselves in 1900, riding a train to Texas, intent on preventing a distant uncle from being hanged for a crime he did not commit. Their quick trip to Galveston, however, becomes long and complicated when they wrangle with business rivals and fall for two beautiful librarians on the eve of a hurricane that will destroy the city. Filled with humor, history, romance, and heartbreak, SEPTEMBER SKY follows two directionless souls on the adventure of a lifetime as they try to make peace with the past, find new purpose, and grapple with the knowledge of things to come. Awesome Indies Link Buy on Amazon
The Ribs and Thigh Bones of Desire
By Sandra Hutchinson
Genre: Literary Fiction
Will they or won’t they? Should they or shouldn’t they? It’s the summer of 1977 in a small college town, and physics professor David Asken has just lost his young family in a plane crash he somehow survived. Sixteen-year-old neighbor Molly Carmichael used to be the babysitter, but now will be keeping house for him while he recuperates. David’s quietly planning to end his life just as soon as he can drive again. Molly’s trying to cope with being known as Tampon Girl, thanks to a sculpture by her notorious artist mother, but she will have to deal with much worse after a drunken teenage party.
In this engrossing coming-of-age novel by the author of The Awful Mess, both man and girl must grow up the hard way, and it’s their unexpectedly tender connection, fraught with potential scandal, that may just help them do it. This provocative novel asks: Is there ever a time when doing the wrong thing might be exactly right?
Warning: Offers adult themes, bad language, violence, and a blistering feminist critique of how men always leave that crap in the bottom of the sink. May also keep you reading way too late into the night. Buy on Amazon
Wind Catcher: A Chosen Novel
By Jeff Altabef and Erynn Altabef
Genre: Young Adult – Fantasy
Juliet Wildfire Stone hears voices and sees visions, but she can’t make out what they mean. Her eccentric grandfather tells her stories about the Great Wind Spirit and Coyote, but he might as well be speaking another language. None of it makes any sense.
When she stumbles upon a series of murders she can’t help but worry her grandfather might be involved. To discover the truth, Juliet must choose between her new life at an elite private school and her Native American heritage. Once she uncovers an ancient secret society formed over two hundred years ago to keep her safe, she starts to wonder whether there’s some truth to those old stories her grandfather has been telling her.
All she wants is to be an average sixteen-year-old girl, but she has never been average—could never be average.
Betrayed by those she loves, she must decide whether to run or risk everything by fulfilling her destiny as the Chosen. Awesome Indies Link Buy on Amazon