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New Book Releases for November

November 18, 2013
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We are highlighting three exciting New Book Releases for November 2013 from our New Book Releases List (click to see all the new releases). If you are looking for something new to read this is a great place to start.

On A Wing and A Prayer

Parnell Stillman, ace pilot, is man to the bone in a lackadaisical kind of way. He has the ability to fly through anything except solid mountain. He lives alone because people are not to be trusted—especially women. Flying is his high road until one sleet-filled morning–it isn’t. Mischance forces his plane down in a frozen wilderness. He can survive, but his cargo is another matter–an annoying social worker and five orphans–the most irksome freight he’s ever hauled in his life.

Rebecca Hollis is distraught. The orphans have missed their chance for parents. They can’t miss Christmas, too. She determines to force the obnoxious, disagreeable, self-centered pilot to do whatever is necessary to insure the survival and rescue of the orphans by Christmas Eve…

But the pilot isn’t having it. No way. No how. He’d rather dance with a grizzly or wrestle a puma than give his heart over to a sly, conniving, wily do-gooder. He has no intention of playing the hero. Rebecca has other ideas—lots of them! All artful and disingenuous—one of which is bound to work…she hopes. Read more on Amazon.

Doubt (Among Us Trilogy)

New release! Doubt, book 1 of the Among Us Trilogy was released on November 9, 2013 at the Rain Dance Book Festival in Richmond, BC Canada. Young Adult | Paranormal | Urban Fantasy.

Do you love shows like J.J. Abrams’ Fringe and read books like Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones?

“Doubt” mashes fringe science, corporate espionage and paranormal encounters to catapult you into an out-of-this-world experience.

Read more on Amazon.

Water Over Blood

Darkness. Pain. Loss.   This is what seventeen-year-old Haley feels when waking up in a damp, gloomy cave. She doesn’t know who or where she is, nor does she remember that she is Eyid-emos, a descendant of the God of Air. All she knows is the dark angel, Dane, who comes to her rescue, making her feel safe and protected. It’s from Dane, descendant of the God of Fire, that she learns she’s looking for the lost stones of power to end the war between the nature gods.

But the safe feeling doesn’t last long. Dark memories of a gorgeous blond guy name Tuggin begin to haunt her, and Haley realizes on some levels she’s fighting against remembering. There’s something both endearing and frightening about the hall-god with the cold, blue eyes, this stranger who she remembers as being both kind and brutal, who’s one of the hated witches on Eyidora, and who holds deadly secrets. When Haley and Dane meet with Tuggin and his companions, everything changes as they hunt for the Water Eyid stone. They need to work as a team to end the war, but suspicion and rivalries run rampant in the group. Will Haley be betrayed by the one person she trusts the most? Read more on Amazon.

26+ Highly Reviewed Free Kindle Books For Monday 11-18-2013

November 18, 2013
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The Northern Star:  The Beginning. 4.1 stars on 34 reviews.

“Top 5 Indie-Published Books You Haven’t Read, But Should.” -Examiner.com

2058. As the struggle for dwindling resources plunges the world into chaos, and “Mindlink” technology opens cyberspace to the masses, injured soldier John Raimey is transformed into a powerful bionic warrior (known as a Tank Major) to retrieve the King Sleeper: a computer hacker so devastating on-line, he can decimate government infrastructure, subliminally persuade the masses, and even kill. Free 11/18-11/22.

For Monday we have 26+ of the best free ebooks. A great chance to grab a book or two for your reading enjoyment. All of our books listed today are free ($0.00) on The Best Free Kindle Books List.

All of our books listed today are free ($0.00)! Remember that many of the free kindle Books are priced at $0.00 for a very limited time (24-48 hours).

What’s that Tug I Feel

November 17, 2013
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pure-strain-bisonOur guest blogger is Christina Carson author of several books including Suffer the Little Children (4.9 stars, 22 reviews).

What’s that Tug I Feel

NPR was playing on my car radio, a rarity in itself as I prefer the car quiet, yet what a stroke of fortune that I did tune in that day. Not one, but two different bits of programming that fascinated me were broadcast in the short time it took to deliver photos to some of our clients.

The woman’s voice that caught my attention initially was that of a native from Fort Peck Reservation in northwestern Montana, home to two Indian Nations, Assiniboine and Sioux. She was being interviewed about their receiving 68 head of pure strain buffalo from Yellowstone National Park, the only pure strain existent in this country. After a six year struggle to obtain them, the buffalo were coming to Fort Peck. Big deal may have been most listeners next thought, until she spoke, that is. Her  words clutched at me, goosed bumped my arms and caused a shiver to run through me.

With quiet intensity, she spoke in a hushed tone explaining how these were the same buffalo through lineage that felt the sting of her great, great, great, great grandfather’s arrow, trod down the same grass that cushioned her elders moccasins and  shared their muscle, blood, bone and spirit with her people. They lived under the same sky as her elders, breathed the same air. In this unbroken line to the past, the past moved forward as if it were present. That is as sacred as a connection can get for people who still carry in their hearts awareness that all is One.

For those of us not native, the arrival of the buffalo to this native nation might be akin to going up to the attic and finding a trunk you’d not noticed before, opening it and not only discovering old photo albums and artifacts from your past, but also momentarily becoming embedded in that history not intellectually but viscerally, feeling it as your blood and bone.

And then, there it was, as I always feel it, that tug that makes me feel like I just came to know something but can’t yet put it in words. Yet it is as real as that of an attention-seeking child’s pull on my sleeve.  What’s that all about ? I wondered, only to be distracted as Garrison Keillor came on next.

He began introducing Lincoln, Nebraska where his show was coming from. One of the local references he mentioned was the Ogallala Aquifer from which the present- day residents of the area get their drinking water. It is a huge aquifer, one of the world’s largest, and it underlies an ogalala aquiferarea of approximately 174,000 mi² (450,000 km²) in portions of eight states: (South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas). The Ogallala, like most aquifers, if it does refresh itself at all, does so so slowly that it is safe to say the drinking water Garrison was referring to could have touched the lips of a saber toothed tiger roaming through the vast grasslands of the Pleistocene Epoch, a time before the last glaciation when the world was a vast savanna (even the Mediterranean Sea was a grassland) and huge mammals roamed various continents. I’m not saying the tiger drank from the same aquifer. I am saying that the water that dripped off his chin could be in your glass, that the Pleistocene we relegate to past history is still present in this strange way, and who knows how many such threads of the past punch through into our present.

Then came that tug again, an unsettling but captivating pull on my gut, that sense that there is a mystery around me that fills me with awe while making me question if what I knew about past and present I really knew at all. So says Jorge Luis Borges:

Time is the substance from which I am made.
Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river;
it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger;
it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.

Time is the wonder that baffles us all.

Our guest blogger is Christina Carson author of several books including Suffer the Little Children (4.9 stars, 22 reviews).

Steamy Romance Novels

November 17, 2013
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Our highlighted books come from our “Steamy Romance” page. These featured romance books are from several sub-genres, but they all contain a little extra “steam and sizzle” in their romantic scenes.

The Best Free Books For Sunday 11-17-2013

November 17, 2013
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FEATURED FREE KINDLE BOOKS

Maternal Harbor Suspense. Thriller. 4.2 stars on 150 reviews. Could an accidental friendship put your life and your newborn child at risk? Could a well-intentioned promise turn you into a fugitive?

Teagan O’Riley was pregnant and alone when she met three single mothers at an OB clinic. A few weeks later, two of them are dead and the third is close on Teagan’s heels, intent on a campaign of twisted murder and insanity. Teagan cannot risk entrusting the three infants to the police with her finger prints all over one crime scene and her foot print smeared into blood at another. She flees with the babies to a wilderness cabin belonging to her lost love’s grandmother, but is even this remote location safe? Free 11/17.

For this Sunday we have 20+ of the best free ebooks. A great chance to grab a book or two for the weekend. All of our books listed today are free ($0.00) on The Best Free Kindle Books List. Remember that many of the free kindle books are priced at $0.00 for a very limited time (24-48 hours). 

Other ways to be informed of great books:

 Honor. Protection. Love Romantic Suspense

Gripping Enthralling Thriller

Return to the Roaring Twenties

Dare to Discover the Disturbing Truth

FREE! Young Adult, Sci-Fi, Romance

 Romantic Susp. Can this alpha keep his love safe?

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