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The Priest & The Princess: The Assignment: Book 2 By A. J. Kretzmar
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Ryker realizes that his meeting with Tiara has forever blurred the distinction between work, and the affairs of the heart. A Navy SEAL that went to seminary school, Ryker has to make use of all his... More > talents and abilities in counterinsurgency if he is to keep his new love interest alive. This story is a continuation of "Heart and Soul," the first in the Series of "The Priest and the Princess." A coin shows up from a long-sunken Spanish Armada destined for Queen Isabella, but the crew and the cargo got sent to a watery grave. The reappearance of the coin sets of an international adventure with some unsavory characters appearing into the mix. There are only clues at the moment, but the money starts to flow, and with it the sharks start circling. Ryker gets a mysterious package, a hand-made gold-beaked mask and an oil-stained invitation for a Masquerade Ball in Monaco, two weeks hence. Ryker decides to throw caution to the wind and go. Who wants him there, and why, and what is Tiara's involvement in all this?< Less
Science Fiction-All You Want to Know About By Students’ Academy
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Introduction 5 What is Science Fiction? 5 Settings for Science Fiction 6 Different Definitions 8 History of Science Fiction 10 Innovation 16 Subgenres 17 Hard Science Fiction 18 Soft Science... More > Fiction 19 Cyberpunk 21 Time Travel 23 Alternate History 24 Military Science Fiction 25 Superhuman 26 Apocalyptic 27 Space Opera 28 Space Western 29 Other Sub-Genres 30 Related Genres 33 Fantasy 34 Horror Fiction 36 Mystery Fiction 37 Superhero Fiction 38 Science Fiction Fandom 39 Science Fiction Awards 41 Conventions, Clubs, and Organizations 42 Fanzines and Online Fandom 45 Fan Fiction 47 Science Fiction Studies 48 Science Fiction as Serious Literature 50 Science Fiction World-Wide 56 Frequently Used Science Fiction Themes 58 ............................................... ISBN: 978-1-257-64437-7< Less
The Long Road to Augusta By Andrew Peet
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Bob’s choices along the way shape his life. Bob never second guessed himself. He picks up golf as a teen and becomes totally entrenched in the passion and tradition of the game. Every time it... More > seems like Bob is about to reach a golfing or personal pinnacle, something happens to prevent him from obtaining this goal. You end up feeling sorry for Bob and wondering if he will achieve his goal. His goal is a mystery to himself as you follow the story. He thinks he knows his goal in life, but in the end he really did not understand his goal or his purpose in life. His struggle turns out to be his destiny. However, Bob is never discouraged by any downtrodden events. Many sad and sorrowful events seem to follow this guy along the way like a bad cold. He strives to achieve certain milestones that he thinks makes him happy, but in the end, the journey itself is what really made him happy. It just took him 60 years to figure it out.< Less
Bawdy Madonna By Kathleen MacArthur
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Angie Lanier, the heroine of Kathleen MacArthur's new novel, travels a world away from her Midwest background, where she absorbs a mysterious spell cast upon her by a Balinese priest. Her efforts to... More > learn more about her father prompts flashbacks of her confusion between the values of her modest mother and her outrageous grandmother. Angie's relationship with a free-spirited young congressman, the idol who dominated her childhood fantasies, is immediately jeopardized when she meets a highly principled and compassionate Oxford don. She experiences a life very different from her promising career as a society tattler for a Washington D.C. magazine. With wry insight and moments of randy sex, MacArthur invites her readers to share Angie's efforts to resolve the challenges imposed by the 60's sexual revolution, plus her discovery of a horrific family secret. The novel also includes some not so subtle hints of reincarnation.< Less
The Long Road to Augusta By Andrew Peet
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Bob’s choices along the way shape his life. Bob never second guessed himself. He picks up golf as a teen and becomes totally entrenched in the passion and tradition of the game. Every time it... More > seems like Bob is about to reach a golfing or personal pinnacle, something happens to prevent him from obtaining this goal. You end up feeling sorry for Bob and wondering if he will achieve his goal. His goal is a mystery to himself as you follow the story. He thinks he knows his goal in life, but in the end he really did not understand his goal or his purpose in life. His struggle turns out to be his destiny. However, Bob is never discouraged by any downtrodden events. Many sad and sorrowful events seem to follow this guy along the way like a bad cold. He strives to achieve certain milestones that he thinks makes him happy, but in the end, the journey itself is what really made him happy. It just took him 60 years to figure it out.< Less
Die, Messiah By Dennis S Martin
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Who is David Christensen and why do certain people want him dead? This self-effacing messiah who's only purpose in life is to help others has been referred to as saint, savior and miracle worker,... More > and yet there are those who would have him unmercifully executed. David's rise to international acclaim is chronicled here. The relationships, the miracles, the mystery, the phenomena that arose around him are all put into perspective in this detailed account of his short life. No one doubts that David Christensen is sincere in his efforts to reach out to others. It is when he enters the world of politics that his real problems begin; a world where truth is elusive at best and dangerous when given in large doses. He quickly makes powerful enemies. "Die Messiah" is the story of the rise and fall of a modern-day legend; a study of fiction in which truth is paramount; the tale of a world eager and anxious to accept a new messiah yet unable to cope with the consequences.< Less
JAKE HUGS TEXAS Soft cover - preview edition By Neebeeshaabookway (L.G)
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THIS IS THE THIRD NOVEL (a PREVIEW edition!) (*previews: Jake's Ranch And The Second Gate)-- The JAKE SMITH RANCH SERIES is for head injury, seizure, and tongue-loss awareness--Jake Smith and his... More > twin sister's love, will touch your heart forever...Jake's re-claiming of south Texas as NON-TALKER (mute) near does him in, as he and Stoney try to face this alone. The whole gang face personal issues concerning Jake's on-going injuries, in various ways, and, rally together for future victories--along with--a learned mystery, coming into play to highlight one main issue, concerning the twins. Relationship-awareness at its best! ALSO: Contains Jake's writing code as it is newly formatted by Jade. Victory comes a step at a time, and in different ways--if one just presses-on. If you would like more information on the Jake Smith Ranch Series, and the separate titles for these books, please go to: lulu.com and search.< Less
Throw This Away In A Beautiful Way By Russell Beneke
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A struggling New York City actor has a change of luck when he waits on the woman of his dreams in the restaurant he works at. They share a love affair that makes him realize there is more to life... More > than chasing fame. But when she abruptly leaves and returns home to Australia to chase her own fame, he is left in sadness, having experienced the perfect love and unable to find happiness in his ways before her. Everything seems lost until a mysterious man whom he waits on every night at the restaurant, claims to understand his problem and offers to pay for him to go look for the woman. However, in exchange, he first requires that he deliver packages to four international cities, the contents of which he will not explain. Though he knows he would be crazy to take the job, his desire to live the life he dreams overshadows risking the freedom of the lonely life he has, even if he loses everything. This twisting, thrilling romance asks the question, can a love affair last forever?< Less
Skulk By Marc Estrin
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Marc Estrin's Skulk is the sixth of his critically-acclaimed novels for lovers of intelligent fiction. Radical prof Richard Gronsky is swept off his feet by T.L. Skulkington, a sassy, right-wing... More > superstar, during one of her liberal-bashing talks. Their romance struggles with political polarity until a run-in with Homeland Security brings Miss Skulkington's libertarian impulses to the fore, and "Skulk" is won over to Gronsky's causes -- secession of the Free State of Kansas, and 9/11 Truth. So begins the twosome's mad escapade, to stage an Event to awaken the Sunflower State to The Issues of the Day. Joining forces with a mysterious Santa, they take flying lessons, and steal a Cessna to crash into Santa’s department store. The reader is treated to a sophisticated parody of American political reality, a wild ride full of ironic twists and a stunning ending. In the Afterword, Estrin discusses his strategy in Skulk: to use comic fiction to probe dangerous real-world fictions parading as truth.< Less
The Handmaiden of Death By Sarah Stafford
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Sixteen-year-old Amber Marsden must fight for survival after a botched drug deal leaves her orphaned on the frozen streets of present day Detroit. Her hope for rescue fades until she mysteriously... More > awakens in the opulent abode of prominent businessman Fortis Lombardi, who offers the wayward teen a place to stay and the chance for a new life. Over time, Amber discovers that her wealthy guardian has been harboring a dark secret that will change the course of her life, forever.... Set against the backdrop of a city in decline, The Handmaiden of Death is a fast-paced, darkly spellbinding foray into the human psyche that will captivate fans of the vampire genre seeking a story with a lot less sparkle and a lot more bite. Written by Sarah Stafford, a Michigan native with lifelong ties to the Detroit area. Sarah earned her BA in History from Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan, and has lived abroad and traveled across the US. Europe, and Asia. Visit her official page at sarahstafford dot com.< Less

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