Ophelia Lang needs money, and she needs it bad. Her parents' restaurant is going under, and ever since she lost her job teaching third grade elementary, scraping enough cash together to pay the bills has proven almost impossible. Her parents are on the brink of losing their home. The vultures are circling overhead. So when Ophelia is offered an interview for a well-paid private tutoring gig in New York, how can she possibly say no?
"A UNIQUE & ENJOYABLE JOURNEY OF REDEMPTION & LOVE"
Euphemia Williams, known to her few friends as Effie, and everyone else as Eff-Bomb, will punch you for looking at her funny, for using her full name or for noticing that she's a genius. But when an elite global entity known as Unity takes note of her intelligence and offers her a chance to escape the hum-drum life of a foster-child, she signs up. At best, she expects her time abroad to be a vacation. At worst, an actual challenge. But what she finds, upon being swept up in a futuristic transport, is far, far worse.
"Masterfully written! Excellent performance!"
A volatile hostage situation at a foster home reaches a bitter end: shots are fired, some die, some live to tell a sordid tale. In the midst of the anguish and confusion is one child who will bear the scars of this unbelievable turmoil. As a special investigator for Child Protective Services, Ivy Nash lives by one rule: she'll do anything to fight for the wellbeing of children. Anything. Something that was never done for her. As a "system" kid, she spent time in 17 foster homes.
Not all mothers are nurturing and caring. This is a true story of a woman who controlled her child through fear, and how her daughter escaped the emotional and physical abuse. But to truly move forward and thrive in the future the daughter has to do more than just survive the past. This story is about that survival and journey towards happiness.
"Encouraging and Inspiring!!"
Paramedic Anneliese Ashmore's routine shift takes a startling turn when she answers the call she was never meant to hear - a call to a crime scene where her sister, Sydney, is the victim of an apparent overdose suicide. The evidence says otherwise. In the midst of a heated divorce, motive implicates Sydney's soon-to-be ex-husband. While the police focus on the single lead, Ana makes her own discovery.
A body washes up during the spring thaw with no definitive signs of drowning. Another turns up in a fire, deceased but not burned. Both victims have the identical injection marks that were the hallmark of the medical murders from one year ago, leading Sergeant Mike Richardson to believe this is the work of someone connected to the original case; but who?
"Poor Decisions and Misguided Actions"
All the training in Heaven couldn't prepare me for the war on earth, nor for the love, loss, or loneliness humans feel. There are things worse than death, and every last one of them is hunting people like us. Even though we all feel human at times, we must remember, we are not them, we are their watchers.
"Excellent beginning to a series"
Jenna Armstrong doesn't want to settle down anywhere. As long as her latest motel room has a television, Wi-Fi, and a vending machine, she will make do. It isn't just Jenna's curves that make her self-conscious. She hides a secret beneath her clothes, one that she is running from. But when her car breaks down, mechanic Ryker seems to show an interest in her. With his muscles, tattoos, and piercings, Ryker literally has trouble written all over him. Jenna can't understand why he would want to be seen with a fat girl like her, and besides, she needs to keep moving.
"Wonderful Hero & Heroine"
When I was 17 years old, I was told to stay away from Cole Devonport. Kids like him only ever meant trouble. I should have listened, but I didn't, and surprise, surprise, I was the one who got hurt. But escaping Cole didn't mean the end of my pain. Life has a way of screwing me over, and after joining the Army as a way of forgetting him, I suffered a loss I'll never recover from.
"This Story Hooked Me"
Broke and fallen from grace after her billionaire father is convicted of embezzlement, "it girl" Charlie Charleston has little choice but to accept the offer her agent makes for her to appear in the reality television show Celebrity Survivor. The thought of being stranded in the middle of nowhere without so much as a scrap of makeup, and all for the general public's entertainment, scares the life out of her.
Welcome to the Nixon Healing and Research Center, playground for the maniacal Dr. Howard Nixon, whose medical research has him dabbling in the undead and has the women of Strandville disappearing. Desperate to find a cure for the lethal virus which turns its victims into zombies, Nixon kidnaps Miranda Penton, a security recruit with a past that won't let her go. He doesn't count on anyone coming looking for her, least of all her ex-husband, Scott.
Afraid to lose one of the few people who's ever looked at her as something other than a slut, Hailey buries herself in compounding lies. And when her purposeful deceit blindsides Luke, he must decide if he'll walk away or accept Hailey and the little man she already loves.
"Heartwarming Romance Story of a Teen Mom"
Caught in a violent and abusive relationship, Serenity thinks there is no escape. Upon meeting a stranger, Sebastian, she is shown the possibility of a different future. Only Sebastian has a dark secret; he is a vampire. As Serenity’s life takes a terrifying turn, she finds herself drawn into a world she never knew existed; one of murder, love and immortality. She is forced to confront her own weaknesses to save both her own life and that of the vampire she has come to love.
Four years after the horrific murder of her husband, Serenity is living a new life and finally putting the terrifying events behind her. Though now a stronger person, her heart craves the vampire who gave her the strength to change her life. Desperate to forget Serenity, Sebastian hides away in the underground tunnels of Goreme, Turkey, and has thrown himself into an existence of darkness and blood. But rumors are abound of something unnatural existing, a vampire that walks in the light.
The survivors of the Nixon Center escape struggle in a post-apocalyptic world where the walking dead aren’t the biggest threats. Working from a remote, mountain cabin, Dr. Howard Nixon is determined to salvage what is left of his experiment. Allison escapes him, clinging to life and with no idea what's happened in the world. Zach is looking for her, but time is running out. Reid lives holed up in the Nixon Center and waits for his revenge.
"This wound up being a great second book"
Race to Refuge rivets listeners with mild thrills in a novel that's not about the zombies, but about the people striving for elusive shelter and a future of hope.Ty, who's only recently gotten his driver's permit, is abruptly thrust into adulthood as he desperately seeks to save his younger sister. He makes a fast friend in a German shepherd yearning for companionship and love in this new, dangerous world.
Piper Willow's adventure in the afterlife continues as she struggles to discover who she is and what is expected of her. Faced with decisions that could change everything, she must weigh her desire to be with the ones she has come to love, or satisfy her curiosity and find out what lies beyond her world with someone new. What Piper experiences and the choices she makes could not only alter the delicate inner workings of the Station, but the delicate balance that Piper has managed to maintain inside herself.
Despite being wealthy, Ellie Manchester has had a rough life. She witnessed her mother's murder at age seven but didn't see the man responsible. Plagued by nightmares and a drunken father, Ellie has grown up to believe that she can rely only on herself. When her father dies in an accident, she becomes an heiress of sorts...and a target.
"Outstanding! Great for fans of suspense or romance"
Brea and Harmony are two unlikely best friends whose shared grief leaves them searching for the truth behind a disappearance that might be the town of Reston's best-kept secret. Outcast by their peers, separated by their parents, and with one of them facing their mother's rapid mental decline, the two look for answers, finding trouble at every turn. Arrest, therapy, and the threat of foster care keep Harmony on the run.
"An intense read."
Rodger Dodger decides to take on the job of security for the unusual standalone train, only to find the professor's precocious niece has been taken hostage. Join him as he straps on the biggest pair of guns this side of the Mississippi and tracks down the kidnapped damsel, finding his own distress along the way.