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Song of Sacrifice
(Homeric Chronicles #1)
 

By Janell Rhiannon

The heart of the Trojan War belongs to the women.
Mothers and daughters; wives and war prizes, whisper to us across time…
…remember our songs alongside the mighty men of myth…

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A Prophecy Fulfilled
(The Vaelinel Trilogy #3)
 

By Andi O’Connor

With the aid of his mother’s spirit, Brendell must now find a way to gather an alliance strong enough to march against the Corrupter and his army, but his time is running out. Each day that passes brings Irewen closer to death.

And the world closer to destruction…

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REVIEW!

Up All Night’s
Forbidden Fruit: The Soul Seeker

By Sean Allen Poe

This is a murder mystery that is set in the hills of California. A detective named Andrew is investigating the murder of a fortune 500 mogul named Thomas Rover. The case takes a twist when a young and beautiful woman named Dominance comes into play, she is the main suspect in the murder. She turns out to be more than a suspect, she is a Soul Seeker. Follow Andrew as he tries not to fall into a web of lies, deceit and death.

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Queen of Zazzau 

By J.S. Emuakpor

Amina is heir apparent to the throne of Zazzau and must prove she is worthy of the crown. As foreign invaders close in on them, she is all that stands between her people and destruction. Caught in a web of prophecies, she must defend Zazzau, but cannot do so if she wants to prevent the future that was foretold…

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NEW RELEASE!

Nova Praetorian 

By N.R. Walker

Quintus Furius Varus is one of the best lanistas in Rome. Tall and strong in build, fearsome in manner, and sharp of wit, he trains the best gladiators bound for the arenas of Rome. When Senator Servius Augendus seeks personal guards, he attends the Ludus Varus for purchase of the very best. He puts to Quintus an offer he cannot refuse, and Quintus finds himself in Neapolis, contracted as a trainer of guards instead of gladiators…

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NEW RELEASE!

Witching Hour: Sinister Legends
(Witching Hour Anthologies)

Bloody Mary...

Bloody Mary...

Bloody...maybe we shouldn’t test that just yet…

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The Winter Riddle 

By Sam Hooker

 WILL THE WINTER WITCH JOIN FORCES WITH SANTA AGAINST THE GATHERING DARKNESS, EVEN IF IT MEANS SAVING THE WORLD?

Once upon a time, the North Pole was a very noisy place. A kingdom cowered under the maniacal rule of the White Queen, the Vikings raided and pillaged as they were wont to do, and the Winter Witch avoided talking to any of them…

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Dragon’s Shadow 

By Allison Morse

Royal twins ripped apart at birth become reluctant champions of good and evil…

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NEW RELEASE REVIEW!

Jaclyn and the Beanstalk

By Mary Ting

What fate awaits a girl who hears monsters at night…

Sixteen-year-old Jaclyn looks up to her father. An honest man who once fought for the king, he now teaches Jaclyn how to use her wits—and her sword.

But he has a secret. And his secret may have a connection to the one thing Jaclyn is hiding from him.

Upon hearing “monsters” are terrorizing the small villages around Black Mountain, Jaclyn’s father and his friends head out to hunt them … but they don’t return…

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NEW RELEASE!

Jaclyn and the Beanstalk

By Mary Ting

What fate awaits a girl who hears monsters at night…

Sixteen-year-old Jaclyn looks up to her father. An honest man who once fought for the king, he now teaches Jaclyn how to use her wits—and her sword.

But he has a secret. And his secret may have a connection to the one thing Jaclyn is hiding from him.

Upon hearing “monsters” are terrorizing the small villages around Black Mountain, Jaclyn’s father and his friends head out to hunt them … but they don’t return….

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REVIEW!

Salt

By Hannah Moskowitz

In a world where sea monsters are real, what do you do with your inner demons?

Pirates of the Caribbean meets True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle in this exciting, heartfelt, swashbuckling YA adventure from the daring mind of Hannah Moskowitz.

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COVER REVEAL!

The Connelly Boys
(Celtic Witches #1)

By Lily Velez

The Connelly boys are practically royalty at St. Andrew’s Prep. Popular, wealthy, and devastatingly beautiful, the four brothers have long cast a spell over their classmates and over the sleepy seaport town of Rosalyn Bay, Ireland.

There’s only one problem: they’re also cursed…

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NEW RELEASE REVIEW! - When Life Gives You Demons

When Life Gives You Demons

By Jennifer Honeybourn 

Some people have school spirit.

Shelby Black has real ones.

Shelby Black has spent the past six months training to be an exorcist. Her great-uncle Roy―a Catholic priest―has put her through exorcist boot camp hell, hoping to develop her talent, but ohmygod, he still doesn’t trust her to do an exorcism on her own.

High school is hard enough without having to explain that you fight demons for a living, so Shelby keeps her extracurricular activity to herself. The last thing she wants is for her crush, Spencer, to find out what she does in her off time.

But Shelby knows how to keep a secret―even a big one. Like the fact that her mom left under mysterious circumstances and it’s all her fault. Shelby is hellbent on finding her mom, no matter what it costs her―even if what it ends up costing her is her soul AND a relationship with Spencer.

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COVER REVEAL! - Legends of Lust

Legends of Lust:
Erotic Myths from Around the World

By Autumn Bardot

Who knew the ancient world could be so downright… arousing?

Like uncovering a sexy diamond in the rough, Legends of Lust, 'Erotic Myths from around the World.' reveals the fiery passions lying dormant behind your favorite mythological stories.  This adults-only, debut collection of the fourteen steamiest erotic short stories by Autumn Bardot is an explosion of sexy, nasty, and romantic retellings that will take your love of myths to a whole new level…

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