The president is dead and the military divided, two powerful armies aligned to reignite a bloody, civil war. Millions struggle and starve, waiting for the government to reform and initiate a recovery. Bishop and Terri have a simple plan – they want to retreat to an isolated strip of West Texas desert and prepare for the expansion of their family. It's not meant to be. The vacuum of leadership ignites an internal struggle that pulls the couple into the middle of a fast paced, dangerous adventure as powerful, desperate men fight to control what's left of the United States. Book four of Joe Nobody's popular series, Holding Their Own, takes the reader on an adventure through a world trying to recover and rebuild after a complete collapse of society. The post-apocalyptic landscape is dangerous, unpredictable and often requires creative solutions just to survive. Join Bishop, Terri and their friends as The Ascent begins.
"Narration is supposed par"
John Spector, aka GHOST, isn’t your ordinary investigator. He carries a shiny badge, a billfold ID, and a mysterious silver suitcase. His mission? Seek the forgotten ones, the abandoned ones, the ones no one else can or will help. Visit blunt force trauma upon the world’s blackest souls and deny the devil his day by any means necessary. And never stop. Never.
"Brandon made this book come alive! Great book"
For 18 years, Venathryn has been afflicted with the dreamplague. Slowly it has been festering in her mind, wreaking irrevocable damage to her in a place of supposed reverie. Finally having enough, her family employs the services of Maravek, the dreamwalker. Together, the two elves will find what horrors haunt Venathryn's dreams, and they will discover just how reliable our dreams are when they are plagued by guilt and regret.
The dwarves of Clan Thunderfury toiled away at the dirt beneath the Goldenscale Cliffs. Day by day, they mined the stone and by night they drank away their aches and pains with a mug of frothy mead or ale. All the while, Dorn Thunderfury felt the outcast among his people. More comfortable among the grass and clean air than the mines below, he was often relegated to banal tasks.
Icarus must intervene before a wicked ritual is completed, or humanity will be banished from the world of Tellest forevermore. But his people, the elves, have determined that humans are too dangerous to share the realm. How can he protect the friends that he has made without betraying his race?
For one instant only, Nick neglected his usual caution. Nick received a blow on the back of his head which sent him stunned and helpless to the floor, face down. When consciousness returned to him, a faint smell of burning wood reached his nostrils. The flat had been set on fire and he was locked in a closet!!!
Presented with impossible odds, the Guardians struggle to hold against the Shadow Riders. While enemies from within are discovered and allegiances are formed, the losses mount.
When Alison Gregorio lands a cushy administrative job in a law office, she knows her big paycheck comes with strings attached. She expects long hours and unreasonable demands. She doesn't expect to be dodging assassins before she gets her first raise, but that's exactly what she ends up doing.
"Work Got in the Way!"
There are a great many horror stories from people who have stayed in hotels and had a miserable experience. No offense to those people, but working there isn't all rainbows and sausages either. The front desk, usually the first and last point of contact, is where the vast majority of foolishness takes place. And the front desk agent is witness to it all. One of those front desk agents was me.
Gingerbread Wolves, the fourth volume of The Book of Lost Doors series, pits outsider modified humanity against the outsiders themselves as Agony Delapour vows to make war against deep heaven.
Catskinner's Book is a science fiction/urban fantasy audiobook set in a surreal world unlike any that you have seen before. James Ozryck has a monster in his head. All of his life the entity that he calls Catskinner has made him a fugitive, afraid to get too close to anyone, afraid to stay in one place for too long. Catskinner kills, without compassion and without warning, and is very good at it.
"What an AWESOME read."
At 19 Morgan has already faced more loss than she can handle and has more experience living on the street than she wants. Unable to do anything other than keep on the move in order to hide from the demons that hunt her, she guards her heart and emotions carefully. But when the demons start talking to her and calling her by a name from another life, things spiral beyond her control.
The third volume in "The Book Of Lost Doors" series begins when the enigmatic Agony Delapour is kidnapped and James setting off to rescue her. The kidnapper, who calls herself "The Orchid" has an army of followers, both human and otherwise, and information that suggests a traitor within Agony's organization. James has Catskinner.
A year ago James Ozryck was a loner, forced to keep the world at bay by the alien entity he calls Catskinner who shares his body. Now he has found a community of others whose lives have been changed by the Outsiders.
Long Island Purgatory is a touching, funny, memoir with fictional elements that captures the voice of a soon-to-be thirteen-year-old, skeptical of approaching adulthood. Bennie-The-Brain, as some of his classmates and townspeople refer to him, is caught up in the aftermath of the shock waves from the JFK assassination. Perhaps intelligent beyond his years, Bennie is about to face something even more powerful than the death of his hero, something that he cannot fathom.
Naomi Kwan is running for her life. First she's accused of terrorism, then her friend Serena is charged with murder, and then the police try to kill them both. They escape with their lives before the corrupt officials behind the frame-ups can silence them, but as conspiracies unravel on all sides, their luck is sure to run out. Carl Jenson and his brother Parker are government contractors hired to gather evidence against Naomi, but the mission turns personal when all hell breaks loose.
"A good story with an all right narrator"
Meet the Benningers, an unlikely wealthy couple in the midst of constant emotional chaos, who find themselves investigating the world of murder in opulent Coldwater Canyon, a mystery that takes them inside the darkness that can often pervade ‘Hollywood' life. With the most unusual set of characters and a nod to the The Thin Man, Bradley Lewis takes us into the rich, dysfunctional, world of Beverly Hills, where Sheila Benniger's pet schnoodle's life is even in danger inside the disordered world.
Bradley Lewis delivers a high-stakes medical thriller with a plot that envelops consumer advocate Mark Einman in the often mysterious world of AIDS vaccine research. The nightmare begins when he receives his first anonymous threat the very day he visits Dr. Harry Ezralow, the world-renowned pediatric AIDS researcher. The hunt for information is on together with Mark's politically and socially famous wife Allie, placing the Einman's and their son Steven at mortal risk.
E.E. King offers a unique perspective on life, love and sometimes the meaning of the universe. This exuberant collection of short fiction and a novella is often hysterical, occasionally tragic and always thoughtful. Funny and dark, these tales will have you up all night.
Jack "Mac" McCrae is about to retire. Without children or any family, he looks back over his career and his life and finds himself wondering what, if any, impact he's had on this world. Then a young woman reappears with a photograph of her mother - and his old lover - and an unknown child that might be her sister and his daughter. Mac agrees to accompany her to a small town in Oregon to get to the bottom of this mystery. Who is the little girl in the photograph? Is she his daughter? And where is she now?
"Wow This was a book better than expected!!"