Full Body Burden

by: Kristen Iversen

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Both a memoir and a brilliant work of investigative journalism, Full Body Burden is a detailed, shocking account of the government's sustained attempt to conceal the effects of the toxic and radioactive waste released by Rocky Flats, and of local residents' vain search for justice. Kristen Iversen grew up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated "the most contaminated site in America." Full Body Burden is the story of a childhood and adolescence in the shadow of the Cold War, in a landscape at once startlingly beautiful and--unknown to those who lived there--tainted with invisible yet deadly particles of plutonium. It's also a book about the destructive power of secrets--both family and government. Her father's hidden liquor bottles, the strange cancers in children in the neighborhood, the truth about what was made at Rocky Flats--best not to inquire too deeply into any of it. But...

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Genre: Featured, Nonfiction

The Cellist of Sarajevo

by: Steven Galloway

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A spare and haunting, wise and beautiful novel about war and the endurance of the human spirit and the subtle ways individuals reclaim their humanity.In a city under siege, four people whose lives have been upended are ultimately reminded of what it is to be human. From his window, a musician sees twenty-two of his friends and neighbors waiting in a breadline. Then, in a flash, they are killed by a mortar attack. In an act of defiance, the man picks up his cello and decides to play at the site of the shelling for twenty-two days, honoring their memory. Elsewhere, a young man leaves home to collect drinking water for his family and, in the face of danger, must weigh the value of generosity against selfish survivalism. A third man, older, sets off in search of bread and distraction and instead runs into a long-ago friend who reminds him...

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Genre: Featured, Historical Fiction

Twice Loved

by: Wendy Lindstrom

From New York Times bestselling author Wendy Lindstrom comes an unforgettable, heartbreaking tale of love and courage that will keep you reading late into the night. “Awesome underlying emotional power.” – RT Book Review“Have a hanky ready. You'll need it more than once!” -- Linders“It grabbed me by the heart and didn't let go.” -- RPurvis "A perfect ten...one story that should not be missed!" —Romance Reviews TodayBOOK DESCRIPTION:Marrying her lifelong friend and neighbor, Kyle Grayson, will allow Evelyn Tucker to care for her ailing father. But when Kyle’s older brother, Radford, returns home with his young daughter, it turns Evelyn’s life upside down. The wounded man and withdrawn little girl awaken Evelyn’s heart and she can no longer deny her need for love. But how can she possibly choose between friendship and security with Kyle and the passionate love she has always dreamed of?•Please Note: “Twice Loved” is the...

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Genre: Featured, Romance

Improper Influence

by: Melissa F. Miller

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Sasha and Connelly are back in IMPROPER INFLUENCE, a gripping legal thriller by USA TODAY Bestselling Author Melissa F. Miller.Even Sasha's most daunting cases to date haven't prepared her for her current challenge: finding a wedding reception venue that her mother and Connelly can agree on. Wedding planning woes become the least of her worries, though, when Bodhi King, a forensic pathologist for the City of Pittsburgh, comes to her for help. Young women across the city are dying, and he suspects their deaths are connected. After he voices his suspicions, he becomes a target. Bodhi needs Sasha and Connelly’s assistance to unearth the truth before it's buried along with more victims -- and him, if whoever's trying to silence him succeeds.The trail is long and dirty, leading to political influencers, backroom deals, and the biggest law firm in town. But Sasha won’t stop until she frees the city she...

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Genre: Featured, Mysteries & Thrillers

Claiming Colton

by: Melanie Shawn

Stand-alone Wishing Well, Texas romance, complete with HEA—and plenty of heat and heart along the way!Colton McCord was just a regular cowboy before the world made him famous after several stints on reality TV. And even though he turned on his charm for prime time, his real heart belonged to the one he let go because he loved her… Bella Connor thought she’d never return to Wishing Well. Although it was her home, she could never forget how he broke her heart while at the same time changed her life forever…The gorgeous blonde is back to settle her late grandfather’s affairs. The sexy all-American boy is ready to shoot his final reality dating show. Life kept them apart and now it was bringing them back together. Will Colton finally be able to tell her the truth and never let her go? Will Bella be able to let go of the...

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Genre: Featured, Romance

Country Bride

by: RaeAnne Thayne

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Country Bride by Debbie Macomber Luke Rivers is a man of his word. He agrees to marry Kate Logan when she foolishly proposes to him—after one glass of champagne too many—at her former fiancé's wedding reception. And Luke, stubborn rancher that he is, refuses to renege on his promise. Kate was devastated when the man she'd always loved married another woman, a newcomer to their Oregon town. But now, not only does Luke refuse to break their engagement, he insists that Kate doesn't love Clay—she actually loves him! Woodrose Mountain by RaeAnne Thayne Brodie Thorne is a man who knows what he wants. And that's Evie Blanchard, a physical therapist from LA who recently moved to Hope's Crossing, Colorado. He wants her to work with his injured daughter, Taryn. A wealthy, self-made man, Brodie will do anything to get Taryn the rehab she needs—and that includes convincing the reluctant Evie to move in with them. Despite her...

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Genre: Featured, Romance

Shades of Honor

by: Wendy Lindstrom

From New York Times bestselling author Wendy Lindstrom comes an unforgettable, heartbreaking tale of love and courage that will keep you reading late into the night. “Awesome underlying emotional power.” – RT Book Review“Have a hanky ready. You'll need it more than once!” -- Linders“It grabbed me by the heart and didn't let go.” -- RPurvis "A perfect ten...one story that should not be missed!" —Romance Reviews TodayBOOK DESCRIPTION: Marrying her lifelong friend and neighbor, Kyle Grayson, will allow Evelyn Tucker to care for her ailing father and resurrect their failing business. But when Kyle’s older brother, Radford, returns home with his young daughter, it turns Evelyn’s life upside down. The wounded man and withdrawn little girl awaken Evelyn’s heart and she can no longer deny her need for love. But how can she possibly choose between security and friendship with Kyle and the passionate love she has always dreamed...

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Soldier of Fortune

by: Kathleen McClure

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On the planet Fortune, tech is low, tensions high, and heroes… unlikely, and none more unlikely than thief-turned-soldier, Gideon Quinn. Wrongly convicted of treason, Gideon Quinn has spent six years harvesting crystal under the killing suns of the Morton Barrens, until the day a general of the Colonial Corps arrives with an offer of freedom, and the chance to clear his name. Gideon doesn’t have to think twice, and with his pet draco Elvis on his shoulder he takes 'ship for the city of Nike in search of revenge—and justice. But mostly, revenge.What he finds is a dodger named Mia, a city steeped in corruption, and a menace at the heart of the Corps which could bring Fortune's new and fragile peace to an explosive end. And that’s just his first night in town.Soldier of Fortune is first of The Fortune Chronicles, a science fiction-fantasy hybrid set in the distant...

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Genre: Featured, Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Sacrificed to the Dragon

by: Jessie Donovan

***USA Today and Amazon Top 20 Bestseller***STONEFIRE DRAGONS BOOK 1In exchange for a vial of dragon’s blood to save her brother’s life, Melanie Hall offers herself up as a sacrifice to one of the British dragon-shifter clans. Being a sacrifice means signing a contract to live with the dragon-shifters for six months to try to conceive a child. Her assigned dragonman, however, is anything but easy. He’s tall, broody, and alpha to the core. There’s only one problem—he hates humans.Due to human dragon hunters killing his mother, Tristan MacLeod despises humans. Unfortunately, his clan is in desperate need of offspring to repopulate their numbers and it’s his turn to service a human female. Despite his plans to have sex with her and walk away, his inner dragon has other ideas. The curvy human female tempts his inner beast like no other.65,000 words / Complete story with a happy ending /...

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Genre: Featured, Romance

Must Be Love

by: Claire Kingsley

My life was perfect—from the outside, at least. Until I came home to find another woman straddling my long-time boyfriend. On my brand new bedding.Now I’m back in Jetty Beach, the small town on the coast where I grew up, crashing at my parent’s place. And life is looking pretty bleak.Except…Ryan Jacobsen. We knew each other as kids, but he did not look like this. Tousled dark hair, a body that sparks thoughts that make me blush, and intense green eyes hiding a sadness I want to kiss away. He’s back in town too, and I can’t seem to get him out of my mind.Or stay out of his bed.He makes me feel things I never imagined (and the things he can do with his tongue!). But his sweet, sad eyes are hiding a secret—one that could tear us apart. Ryan comes into my life at precisely the wrong time....

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All’s Fair in Love & Seduction

by: Beverley Kendall

She hopes to gain his affectionsFor Miss Elizabeth Smith, sharing her first kiss with the charming Lord Derek Creswell is nothing short of a dream come true...that is, until she is spotted by one of the most influential gossips of the ton. With scandal nipping at her heels, to avoid total social ruin, Elizabeth must present a fiancé by the end of the Season. But when the viscount proves reluctant, Elizabeth is forced to employ a seduction of a different sort...He is determined to ruin herViscount Derek Creswell believes Elizabeth set out to trap him into marriage. After all, her sister attempted the very same thing with his brother six years before. Now the delectable Miss Smith expects a betrothal and a ring, while Derek finds her ruination infinitely more appealing...But as Derek sets out to seduce only her body, Elizabeth is intent on claiming his jaded heart.Other books in...

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Cursed: Broken

by: X. Aratare

Nick Fairfax vows to do whatever Lord Bane Dunsaney desires for one year. In exchange, Nick’s family gets a chance to regain their fortune. Is this the worst mistake of Nick’s life, or will it lead to a love only found in fairy tales? Book 1 of our modern, M/M retelling of Beauty & The Beast.Cursed: Broken is the first part of a completed 3-book series.Sensitive, aspiring photographer Nick Fairfax wants nothing to do with his family's corporate business, or their vicious, cold-blooded lifestyle. Intending to give up his inheritance and pursue his art, he arrives at his father's office, only to find that Fairfax Industries has fallen to a scarred man in a hooded cloak. The man is the reclusive billionaire Lord Bane Dunsaney, and he is bent on destroying the Fairfaxes. But when he sees Nick, everything changes. Bane offers the Fairfaxes the chance to regain their fortune...

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Genre: Featured, Paranormal

Shifting Dimensions

by: Jonathan Yanez

Marines think outside the box, but what happens when they think outside the known universe and time itself? Whisked away through time loops that distort reality, a group of Space Marines explore different worlds and shifting dimensions as they combat an alien invasion. The edge-of-your-seat adventures in these alternative realities form the backbone of this anthology, which is full of exciting stories from debut and best-selling authors in the science fiction genre. Come aboard and experience exhilarating battles against mechs, drones, alien warriors with biotech armor, and tales of future combat that will blow your mind. Featuring a Foreword by Nick Cole Featured Authors: L.O. AddisonGeorge S. Mahaffey Jr. Kyle NoeGentry RaceJustin SloanJonathan YanezScroll up to purchase your copy today!

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House Rules

by: Jodi Picoult

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The astonishing novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult about a young boy with autism falsely accused of murder.When your son can’t look you in the eye...does that mean he’s guilty? Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asperger’s syndrome. He’s hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, though he is brilliant in many ways. But he has a special focus on one subject—forensic analysis. A police scanner in his room clues him in to crime scenes, and he’s always showing up and telling the cops what to do. And he’s usually right. But when Jacob’s small hometown is rocked by a terrible murder, law enforcement comes to him. Jacob’s behaviors are hallmark Asperger’s, but they look a lot like guilt to the local police. Suddenly the Hunt family, who only want to fit in, are directly in the spotlight. For Jacob’s mother,...

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Russian Hill

by: Ty Hutchinson

In the first book of the thrilling Chasing Chinatown trilogy, a killer is loose in San Francisco, and he’s collecting body parts. SFPD has no witnesses and no suspects, but FBI Agent Abby Kane believes a dead hiker found ten miles north of the city is the key to solving those crimes.The detective involved with the case thinks Abby might be chasing a ghost down a rabbit hole, but the more Abby digs, the more she begins to think the killer is playing an elaborate game and there’s an audience cheering him on. In order to catch him, she must do the unthinkable: join the game.

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