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The Living Dream : Animus By A.T. Mag
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Drake Azelas led a relatively normal life for a 17 year old. School, hang out with friends, sneak out on weekends, and so on. But after an incident that involved knocking out the entire football... More > team with an involuntary fling of his arm, he realizes that "normality" is nothing more than a myth. After being invited to the Nexus, a fortress in another dimension where others with unearthly abilities are brought to train, he finds out about a man who seeks to rule all the dimensions, and it's up to Drake and his new friends to stop him. But beyond this conflict, Drake discovers that there is more at work than once thought, and that his very life affects existence itself. The Living Dream : Animus is the first of a four part tale that combines fantasy, action, adventure, teenage romance and angst, suspense, mystery, and humor. As it includes some innocent teenage romance, fighting, and mild language, this tale would mostly be enjoyed by readers in the teens and up.< Less
The Care and Feeding of Griffins By R. Lee Smith
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Taryn MacTavish found the egg in a pile of wet leaves on a camping trip when she was only nine years old. A nine-year old believes in a lot of things--killer snipes, flying dragons, magical powers... More > and fantastic worlds--but the woman that Taryn has become is firmly rooted in the real world...until the egg she has safely kept all these years hatches into a baby griffin. Now she must make a choice: Abandon Aisling and lead a normal life, or follow a mysterious singing gypsy out of Earth and into Arcadia, where wizardry is very real and each new day brings unimaginable new dangers. The first installment of R. Lee Smith's Lords of Arcadia series, THE CARE AND FEEDING OF GRIFFINS raises the genre of erotica to a whole new level. Richly-styled and filled with Smith's defining blend of horror and humor, Griffins tells a fast-paced suspenseful story that takes the reader right to the edge of the darkest thrills. Look for Lords of Arcadia: Book II THE WIZARD IN THE WOODS Coming in May 2010< Less
The Care and Feeding of Griffins By R. Lee Smith
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Taryn MacTavish found the egg in a pile of wet leaves on a camping trip when she was only nine years old. A nine-year old believes in a lot of things--killer snipes, flying dragons, magical powers... More > and fantastic worlds--but the woman that Taryn has become is firmly rooted in the real world...until the egg she has safely kept all these years hatches into a baby griffin. Now she must make a choice: Abandon Aisling and lead a normal life, or follow a mysterious singing gypsy out of Earth and into Arcadia, where wizardry is very real and each new day brings unimaginable new dangers. The first installment of R. Lee Smith's Lords of Arcadia series, THE CARE AND FEEDING OF GRIFFINS raises the genre of erotica to a whole new level. Richly-styled and filled with Smith's defining blend of horror and humor, Griffins tells a fast-paced suspenseful story that takes the reader right to the edge of the darkest thrills. Look for Lords of Arcadia: Book II THE WIZARD IN THE WOODS Coming in May 2010< Less
DESTINY By Frank Hogan
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The Space Shuttle Destiny is prepared to be launched within the next 17 hours on an ultra-secret spaceflight with Donald Robertson in charge onboard. The astronaut looks at his bird worriedly. He... More > knows that stored onboard is a weapon that, if lofted onto orbit, will be used in the killings of many millions of people.... Time is running out and Don Robertson is now fighting a moral dilemma of utter proportions. He has understood that he is the only one who can prevent this weapon from being launched into space. Barely hours from lift-off and the mystery deepens when Don’s family suddenly and inexplicably is found dead.... With only minutes to spare a furious race erupts on the ground as the FBI tries to halt the count down of the Space Shuttle Destiny. Suddenly no one knows for sure what is going to happen if the bird is cleared for lift-off. No one but Donald Robertson.... Filled with high-octane action and riveting suspense, this page turner is the follow-up to the blockbuster read APOLLO 21!< Less
Little Follies By Eric Kraft
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“Clever, anecdotal, suspenseful, and funny.”      Anna Shapiro, The New Yorker To read a sample, click "Preview" below the cover image. Peter Leroy... More > explores one of his earliest memories (his mother’s tumble from her lawn chair); probes the root causes of his childhood pelecypodophobia (fear of bivalve mollusks, particularly clams); navigates the upper reaches of the Bolotomy River; builds a radio receiver and explores the farthest reaches of the galaxy; ponders the differences between dour foxes and happy clams; falls in love with the girl with the white fur muff; learns the pleasures of skating on ice and taking the long way home; becomes a fan of the Larry Peters Adventure series; and rises to the rank of Aluminum Commodore in the Young Tars. “It generates its own reality, and it’s profoundly funny.” David Chute, The Los Angeles Times “Tiny and enormous, full of mystery and wonder.”      Robert Plunket, The New York Times Book Review “Strikingly new.”      Walter Kendrick, The Village Voice< Less
Little Follies (trade paperback) By Eric Kraft
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“Clever, anecdotal, suspenseful, and funny.”      Anna Shapiro, The New Yorker To read a sample, click "Preview" below the cover image. Peter Leroy... More > explores one of his earliest memories (his mother’s tumble from her lawn chair); probes the root causes of his childhood pelecypodophobia (fear of bivalve mollusks, particularly clams); navigates the upper reaches of the Bolotomy River; builds a radio receiver and explores the farthest reaches of the galaxy; ponders the differences between dour foxes and happy clams; falls in love with the girl with the white fur muff; learns the pleasures of skating on ice and taking the long way home; becomes a fan of the Larry Peters Adventure series; and rises to the rank of Aluminum Commodore in the Young Tars. “It generates its own reality, and it’s profoundly funny.” David Chute, The Los Angeles Times “Tiny and enormous, full of mystery and wonder.”      Robert Plunket, The New York Times Book Review “Strikingly new.”      Walter Kendrick, The Village Voice< Less
Death of a Goddess By William Dittoe
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A story of mystery and suspense set in the dark and foreboding forest of Brazil. Pamela’s entire existence was plain brown, from her eyes and hair to her solitary life in Iowa as a sixth-grade... More > school teacher, that is until the devious textbook salesman Charles offers her the trip of a lifetime to South America. Upon arriving, Pamela is quickly led into the depths of the rain forest and abandoned. After a strange tribal ritual with the natives she finds herself not only lost and hunted but face to face with the deep inner turmoil of her past. Just when she thinks she cannot bear anymore, Pamela begins to notice subtle changes taking place in both the world around her and in her own abilities. Little does she know the extent of these changes, the significance they will bring or the lengths her pursuers will go to capture her. Driven further than she ever thought possible, Pamela must not only survive her extraordinary circumstances but also embrace her true identity.< Less
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Eagle Rock Heat By P. R. August
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Eagle Rock. Summer. 2016. Two very different lives intertwine to meet a remarkable destiny. Nicky is an old man beaten by age. He spends his days in Eagle Rock indulging his vices and trying to... More > forget his losses. However, when he meets a mysterious kid in a fox mask, his relatively peaceful life comes to an end and a surreal odyssey to save their lives begins. Featuring Cover Art by Kim Jung Gi and Illustrated Maps by Tom Lamb. **Contains Excessive Language and Mature Content** "P.R. August puts us right in the heart of Eagle Rock, one of LA's iconic neighborhoods, to savor its grit, diversity and atmosphere. This book has great originality, memorable characters, well-crafted suspense, touches of whimsy and layers of meaning around every corner." -S. Cha "Fans of literary fiction blended with magic realism will enjoy this book." -Chrome Oxide "Pretentious sex pulp, but the good kind." -Di Roach< Less
Dancing Naked: Stripped, Whipped and Set Free to Survive Divorce By Alice Belt & Lyrysa Smith, Editor
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Told from Alice's journal notes, Dancing Naked is a true story that flies in the face of the usual divorce saga. The reader joins Alice in daily suspense, facing startling dilemmas and dreaming up... More > offbeat solutions. She is blazingly honest and sometimes, irrational and unsympathetic, and yet, she retains her humanity and wit. Alice's husband was her first serious boyfriend; the only man she'd ever had sex with. At age 60, she endures the unraveling of her 40-year marriage and learns to manage her husband's scheming ways. She develops a knack for coping with unimaginable events. Her pluck to rebuild and go on is an uplifting testimonial about conquering some of life's toughest obstacles. The book is part mystery, part survivor's guide. It's not just how Alice makes lemonade from life's lemons, but how she spikes the punch. Alice creates her own quirky, wonderful concoction, and her renewal is a tour de force. Dancing Naked is a compelling read with exposed emotions and uncovered revelations.< Less