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No Higher Ground: (A Sam Czerny Novel – Book One)

No Higher Ground A Sam Czerny Novel - Book One by Roman GodzichSam Czerny’s career as a xenobiologist was relegated to studying strange life forms deep in the oceans.

Then a Chinese mining facility discovers an unusual artifact on the far side of the moon.

A device which could change the way humanity sees itself and its place in the galaxy. Sam finds himself on the project of his dreams only to get caught up in a sudden war between the US and China. A war that prevents the two governments from noticing an even more dangerous arrival. Continue reading

1st Annual Author Encouragement Award for Students

Excellence AwardThe heart of Digital Book Girl has always been to encourage authors and aspiring authors to follow their dreams and pursue their creative ambitions.

While support and recognition of creative pursuits in writing is a privilege few enjoy—adding the constraints of being a student with the additional challenges of student loans, time constraints, lack of funding for promotional considerations, and so on, can at times nearly extinguish the dream. Continue reading

Ghost Medicine

Ghost Medicine by Andrew SmithThe summer before Troy Stotts turns seventeen, his mother dies.

Troy and his father barely speak, communicating instead by writing notes on a legal pad by the phone. Troy spends most of his time with his closest friends: Tom Buller, brash and fearless, the son of a drunk; Gabe Benavidez, smart enough to know he’ll never take over the family ranch; and Gabe’s sister, Luz, whose family overprotects her, and who Troy has loved since they were children.

Troy and his friends don’t want trouble. They want this to be the summer of what Troy calls “ghost medicine,” when time seems to stop, so they won’t have to face the past or the future. Continue reading

Last Light Falling: The Covenant, Book I

Last Light Falling: The Covenant, Book IIf your fate has already been chosen for you, would you change it?

Fifteen-year-old Arena Power blindly accepts her destiny in a world filled with tragedy, chaos, and a lingering wickedness that will tempt every man’s soul until the last days on Earth.

Set in the United States in the year 2053, America, like most of the world, has undergone catastrophic earthquakes, famine, and an economic collapse, which has rendered the nation hopeless. It has turned to other nations, like Russia and China, to help restore what was once a world power. Unfortunately, the new America has grossly caused civil unrest that will eventually be the precursor to a much bigger war of biblical proportions. Continue reading

Missing Remnants (Track Book 1)

Missing Remnants Track Book 1Detective Track is a good cop who can’t keep his mouth shut. He’s suspended just for doing his job.

Cut off from resources and official backup, he must do what the Authority won’t and investigate the disappearance of the missing Remnants. The vanishing group’s only crime was to survive the recent biological outbreak. Now, they’re considered a drain on society.

Track’s apartment is ransacked, he’s followed, attacked and hampered by an injury. His medication and cryptic messages from someone he knows to be dead threaten his sanity. Continue reading

Makieba’s First Pajama Party: A Week to Remember

Makieba is a young girl who grew homesick after relocating from Kenya, East Africa, to the United States with her parents. She felt isolated, unhappy, and missed her friends dearly.

Learning how to adapt to a new way of living was a challenge. Makieba’s Mother decided to cheer her daughter up by allowing her friends from Kenya to visit her for “Makieba’s First Pajama Party.” Continue reading

1962

1962Ernest Bradshaw has grit and determination, but best of all, Ernest Bradshaw has ambition, the ambition to become the next cycling champion to hail from 1960’s Lancashire.

Problem is, the threat of nuclear war is looming – and his mother is petrified.

If you like a good, nostalgic story, you need to read ‘1962’ and join Ernest and the wonderful array of characters’ journey into life, love, the ups and downs of cycling with a backdrop of global uncertainty. Continue reading

Dark Sky Falling

Dark Sky FallingDark Sky Falling is a suspense-filled psychological thriller that promises to keep you guessing until the last page.

The Enemy In His Own Home… Tonight Marcus stepped back into the world of dating for the first time since his wife died three years ago. Things are going well. Interesting conversation with an attractive woman, first-rate food and even better wine. Life is good again. What Marcus doesn’t know is that his nanny has just abducted his daughter. To Russia. Continue reading

Malone Mystery Novels: Two Book Set No. 1

Malone Mystery Novels Two Book Set No 1Ben Malone is a modern-day Los Angeles private eye in the mold of Chinatown’s Jake Gittes and Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe, a street-wise, smart-mouthed tough guy with a heart of gold.

Offered as another option for readers, “Malone Mystery Novels Two Book Sets” include two books in the series in chronological order at a special price.  Continue reading

Collapse of the African American Family

Collapse of the African American FamilyIn Collapse of the African American Family, Anthropologist Gregory Days presents a twenty-first century wake-up call to his fellow African Americans and America as a nation.

Days shares his observations as a Black man who spent years working as a cultural anthropologist. His book describes phenomena he has witnessed and what he views as the destruction of the African American family from within. Continue reading

Robbing the Dead (Inspector Jim Carruthers Book 1)

Robbing the Dead Inspector Jim Carruthers Book 1Looking for your next unputdownable mystery? Then try this book by #1 best-selling author Tana Collins, a mystery full of stunning twists and turns.

In a small Scottish university town, what links a spate of horrible murders, a targeted bomb explosion and a lecturer’s disappearance? Is a terror group involved? If so, who is pulling the strings? And what does something that happened over forty years ago have to do with it?

Having recently returned to Castletown in the hope of winning back his estranged wife, DCI Jim Carruthers finds himself up to his eyes in the investigation. Continue reading

The British FrontLine (Codename Orcus Book 2)

The British FrontLine A thriller that moves from the desert of Afghanistan to DorsetA thriller that moves from the desert of Afghanistan to the leafy lanes of Dorset.

Patrick Regan is a man on a mission. Expertly trained by the Royal Marines and with crack sniper skills, he’s always taken the fight to the enemy, but now he realises that whilst he’s been away Great Britain has been attacked.

His parents are dead, his sister is missing and he’s getting zero help from the authorities, Regan is forced to face the faceless: the insidious thugs of the invading Russian Mafia. With their sights set on the complete domination of Britain’s organised crime, their toxic regime of bribery, intimidation and violence has even infiltrated to the very top of Britain’s military intelligence. Continue reading

Kick-Start Your Social Media in 7 Easy Steps

Kick-Start Your Social Media in 7 Easy StepsThis quick start guide is filled with simple step-by-step instructions to help you attract, interact with, and grow a legitimate social media following of real people with a genuine interest in you and your product, service or brand.

In the vein of Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People, and Keith Ferrazzi’s Never Eat Alone, but with a focus on social media in the digital age, becoming a powerful influencer is only one click away! Continue reading

Something in Return

Something in ReturnNineteen-year-old Taylor has life under control, content with a routine of work and casual encounters, until the day a prospective roommate shows up at her apartment and challenges Taylor to share more than just the spare bedroom.

Taylor Silva abides by her own set of rules. She is careful to avoid intimacy and does not allow anyone to get close to her. Taylor has convinced herself, against the wishes of her friends, that being unattached will save her from inevitable heartache. However, this all changes when Zoey, a representation of everything that Taylor is not, moves in with her. Continue reading

Is That The Shirt You’re Wearing?: A memoir in essays

Is That The Shirt You're Wearing A Memoir in EssaysThe humorous essays in the memoir, Is That The Shirt You’re Wearing?, are woven together by journal entries from two summers in the author’s life when absolutely everything happened.

The essays address a diverse range of topics, from Brakeman hating being called “Ma’am” (and proposing a wonderful alternative), to accidentally teaching her seven year old daughter to swear; from discovering the perils of shopping in the loud and stinky Hollister store, to being scolded by a Very Important Singer. Continue reading

The Mystery of Meerkat Hill (Precious Ramotswe Mystery Book 1)

The Mystery of Meerkat Hill Precious Ramotswe Mystery Book 1Precious wants to be a detective when she grows up. She is always practicing at being a detective by asking questions and finding out about other people’s lives.

There are two new students in her class, a girl called Teb and a boy called Pontsho. She learns that they are brother and sister, and—even more exciting—that Pontsho has a clever pet meerkat named Kosi.

One day, Teb and Pontsho’s family’s cow disappears. Precious helps them look for clues to find the cow. But getting the cow back home will require some quick thinking and help from an unexpected source. Continue reading

Heart of a Marquess: Regency Romance (Gentlemen and Brides)

Heart of a Marquess Regency Romance Gentlemen and BridesA plan born of deception… Can Charlotte overcome her stepsister’s cruel actions and find the love she deserves?

Miss Charlotte Richardson was heartbroken when her father died, but is elated when her mother remarries. It brings Charlotte such joy to see her mother happy again.

Charlotte hopes to develop a close bond with her new stepsister, Lady Emma, but her hopes are quickly shattered. Lady Emma is upset that she must now share her home with Charlotte, whom she feels is beneath her. Continue reading