Tag Archives: Action & Adventure

Featured action & adventure books including military, political, vigilante, futuristic, science fiction and fantasy books!

Sophia Violet and the Fiery Orb

Just when fourteen-year-old Sophia Violet thinks her life can’t get any weirder, her entire world turns upside down.

In a few short weeks, she goes from being an awkward teenager to holding the fate of two worlds in her hands. Naturally, she resists. She has her own problems to solve. Like what’s up with her best friend, Luna, who’s been shapeshifting in and out of her life for as long as she can remember? Yet no one else, including her adoptive parents, has ever met her. At least not in her human form. Continue reading

Pursuit

Pursuit by Gene Hackman“I’ll say this for the last time. Take your hand off the shotgun.”

In a tense standoff with a shopping mall shooter, Sergeant Juliette Worth has the suspect about to surrender—then in a few explosive seconds, she takes him down.

Usually a by-the-book cop, Julie has too much at stake, raising her daughter on her own, to break protocol—until the mall killer pushes her over the line. Instead of kudos for saving his hostage, the Missouri State Criminal Investigation Unit hands Julie cold case duty. Continue reading

Fighting Rough: A Post-Apocalyptic EMP Survival Thriller (The EMP Book 5)

Fighting Rough A Post-Apocalyptic Survival ThrillerWho could you trust if society fell?

Winter is in full force. Freezing temperatures and heavy snow present new threats. But there’s more to surviving than just weathering the elements.

Out alone, James spots a man he recognizes from the compound. Does it mean they’re being hunted down? Or is it mere coincidence?

Max knows his group is a target. There are people who want them dead merely for revenge. Others want their radios, their guns, and their supplies Continue reading

Princess of the Emerald Valleys (The Princess of Nature Series Book 3)

The year is 1773. Aisling and the prince have returned home to Ireland in time to celebrate the holidays. But their festivities are short-lived. New enemies are threatening their way of life.

As evil swirls around them, Aisling and the prince must destroy their adversaries, protecting each other and everything they love. Continue reading

Restoration

Restoration by Daniel C. McWhorter The year is 2075 and the human race is dying. Decades of war, famine, and bio-engineering have finally taken their toll, and birth rates have declined to near zero.

The leaders of two of the solar system’s largest corporations believe they can save humanity, but they will have to break the law to do it.

When Doctor Evan Feldman decided to have his body frozen immediately after his death, he always hoped that one day the technology would exist to cure his cancer-ravaged body. Continue reading

Butterfly Hill (A Matthys Rossouw Pursuit Book 2)

Butterfly Hill (A Matthys Rossouw Pursuit Book 2) by Brendan Le GrangeA psychopath with mother issues. A policeman with his career on the line. A beautiful agent with unclear allegiances. And an ancient organisation guarding a secret that could get them all killed.

Hiko Shimizu is not a nice man, but he is ingenious. Ingenious enough to find a lost artefact capable of catalysing a revolution in China? Maybe. And that’s close enough to draw the attention of powerful forces that won’t hesitate to kill to keep their secrets safe. Meanwhile, Matthys Rossouw is in hot pursuit, unaware of the full scale of the danger he faces. Continue reading

Zara Hanson & The Mystery of the Painted Symbol

Zara Hanson & The Mystery of the Painted Symbol by J. L. HaynesZara Hanson is a specialist asset of a clandestine agency that investigates mysterious phenomena. Asked to take on the most important mission of her life, should she accept it?

With the mission accepted, the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. Partnered with an extraordinary agent, Zara is about to fall into a universe that unravels in such a way that affects her mind, heart and soul. Continue reading

Out of Light (War of the Sisters Book 2)

Queen Lilith has ruled over all of creation since the war of the sisters ended with the death of the Dark Mother.

The Essentials, her icy children, thrive. The Queen protects them, along with the abandoned children of darkness, from the hordes of Clickers left behind by the evil Dark Mother. Or so history proclaims.

Long before Lilith and Asherah’s war began, it was said that history is written by the victor, and Lilith has taken full advantage of that. Over a thousand years have passed since the death of her sister, and Lilith has cultivated a world of worshipers, sycophants, and slaves. Continue reading

The Lord of Long Shadows: Knights of the Fallen Realm: Book 1

In The Lord of Long Shadows (Knights of the Fallen Realm, Book 1) Twenty-year-old orphan Alex Winters’ quiet life is shattered when a chance encounter transports her to a world beyond her imagination and into the adventure of a lifetime.

After saving an old man on her way home from work, Alex Winters finds herself abruptly teleported to the world of Aquillon, where humanity suffers at the hands of the Court of Hours, a group of malevolent demons who have ruled for a thousand years. Continue reading

Eve 2.0: The Ultimate Gaming Experience (The Gamer Series Book 1)

Just when Gwen thought she could beat any video game hands down, her boyfriend goes and gets her stuck in a top-secret government simulator named Eve 2.0.

Being trapped within a couple of her favorite video games doesn’t seem so bad at first, but as time becomes a factor and the A.I. program begins to get smarter, Gwen soon realizes that winning or losing isn’t just about pride anymore; it’s about making it out alive. Continue reading

The Psychic Son

Like a typical teenager, Dominic Gambino struggles with love, bullies, and social awkwardness. But he’s anything but typical when he begins having premonitions of tragic events.

After he reveals his sixth-sense to his police officer father, the two devise a plan to use his visions to stop criminals and hit the streets as a crime-fighting duo.

Searching for answers as to why he’s developed psychic abilities, Dominic discovers Continue reading

LoveQuest

LoveQuest by Pamela Jean Horter-MooreLoveQuest, a romantic fantasy, is a light-hearted retelling of one of the most enduring love stories from ancient Greek mythology: the forbidden passion of Eros, the god of Love, for the mortal woman Psyche.

A god’s love for a mortal woman…

It is ancient Greece, a world of gods, superstition, and magic. The villagers dwelling under the eyes of the jealous and capricious gods on Mount Olympus seek to gain their favor Continue reading

That Dog Don’t Bark

That Dog Don't Bark by Aaron McClellandA love story with a little arson and murder …

Small time crooks Jackie and Angel are two marginalized ex-foster teens who can barely keep a roof over their heads and food on the table. Yet they share a love that is fresh and soul-deep – Angel is Jackie’s personal miracle, and he is Angel’s ‘sweet boy’.

All around them, girls are disappearing off the mean streets of East Vancouver and they soon discover an international gang of human sex traffickers are luring teen girls with heroin, sexual seduction, and promises of riches. Continue reading

From Darkness: A Novel of the Ancient Roman World (Republic’s End Book 1)

“…skillfully manages an extensive and diverse cast of characters to illuminate a complex, multicultural Roman world… A lavishly detailed, character-driven tale” -Kirkus Reviews

A debut historical novel captures the last years of the Roman Republic from varying perspectives. The story opens in Rome in 90 B.C. with the young Julius Caesar being tutored on the fall of the ancient empires of the Mediterranean. The narrative charts Caesar’s development from eager scholar to esteemed soldier Continue reading

The Dark (A Division 53 Novel Book 1)

While pursuing a knowledgeable, evasive target, Malkarai ends up in Cavington, a politically neutral town that is partially seceded from the greater United States – a place where agents aren’t always allowed and mutants like him are never welcome.

This only proves to be a problem when he runs into Satyrna after apprehending a thief. Wanting to repay him for his help, she forces her friendship on the stranger to help him avoid the prejudice of the locals, but ends up causing an avalanche of problems she never foresaw. Continue reading

Mindfire

“For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required.”

Leia Hamilton can move things and set them on fire with her mind.

Leia’s father and step-mother tried to hide their past: a time when they were part of a team of superheroes. But despite being disbanded for over twenty years following a series of tragedies, their problems were passed to their children and Leia finds that her future collides with their past. Continue reading

Daytona Sands (Rick Sands Suspense Novels Book 1)

Daytona Sands (Rick Sands Suspense Novels Book 1) by Gary FidelIn what appears to be an open-and-shut case, a young surfing champion is killed and his mother confesses to the crime.

Rick Sands, Executive Assistant State’s Attorney in Daytona Beach, Florida, knows the victim and his mother, an old high school classmate. He is also familiar with what lies behind the glamorous facade of “The World’s Most Famous Beach” and his instincts now tell him that there is more to this case than simply a mother inflicting fatal injuries during a violent argument with her son . . . but can he prove it? Continue reading

Princess of Wind and Sea (The Princess of Nature Series Book 2)

Princess of Wind and Sea (The Princess of Nature Series Book 2) by Cassandra FinnertyIn 1773, the prince and princess travel across the globe on a series of secret missions.

Along the way, they run into unexpected dangers.

Aisling’s magical abilities are increasing, but dark forces who seek to destroy her powers are hunting them.

The prince must protect her at all costs, as they fight for survival and abiding love. Continue reading

Out of Darkness (War of the Sisters Book 1)

Out of Darkness War of the Sisters Book 1From the earth, Lilith and Asherah formed beings in their own image, woven of ice and fire, light and darkness. Satisfied, the goddesses slept.

When the sisters awaken, it’s to a version of humanity they did not intend. One Lilith rejects with icy fury. Fallen children of death and pain.

After their failed attempt, Lilith promises to rain destruction on it all and retreat into the Void. Asherah, seeing the dim glow of her original children still flickering within humanity, vows her fiery protection Continue reading

Deadeye: Episode I (The BREED, Tech’er Series)

Deadeye: Episode I (The BREED, Tech'er Series) by David BonnewellDAVEREX NEWELL did not like the life he was living. He yearned for ADVENTURE; an escape from the cold, confined drudgery of the massive Tech’er complex he begrudgingly called home.

Instead, he was stuck in a dead end job, literally. His career path with the explosives research and development division of the Tech’ers was leading him towards a very early grave. That is until his closest friend, GASTON MELCHOR, offered him just the sort of escape he was looking for Continue reading

Past The Line: Book #1 The Blake Cutter Detective Series

Past The Line: Book #1 The Blake Cutter Detective Series by E.T. MilliganA decorated Miami police detective named Blake Cutter is on the trail of one of Miami’s largest underworld syndicates, until his wife is killed in a car bomb intended for him.

While reassigned to Bullet, Georgia to recover from the tragedy, he joins the State Bureau of Investigation and becomes a federal agent. Soon, he is tasked to investigate an unrelated murder of a prominent real estate investor who disappears from a yacht cruise and is discovered washed up on a shore. Continue reading

Tower of Nirvana (The Trinity Trials Book 1)

Tower of Nirvana (The Trinity Trials Book 1) by Dexter Carr JrDemitrius, son of the Archangel Michael, and Mathias, son of the Archangel Gabriel, were with their mutual friend, Melody, exploring places they weren’t supposed to, as usual.

It was in front of the forbidden fruits of knowledge and life, dead center of the Radiant Forest, where their lives changed forever. Haunted by strange headaches and branded with weird symbols, the two boys soon learn they have been chosen as the next candidates for the Trinity Trials. Continue reading

Ellie Everlasting

Ellie Everlasting by Isabel ScheckWhat would you do if you discovered your favourite fairy tale was based on reality?

During the last year of high school, an unexpected tragedy tears Ellie Parker away from her family, and her girlfriend, Olivia. While the survivors struggle to cope with the trauma of losing someone so young and full of promise, Ellie finds herself wrapped up in the adventure of a lifetime… on the other side of the grave.

Neverland is real. Peter Pan is real. The Lost Boys and Girls are real.

But something sinister lurks in the shadows, threatening both worlds. Continue reading

Everyone Left Behind: 4 minutes to chaos

Everyone Left Behind: 4 minutes to chaos by Time O. DayHershal had grown tired of his wife Priscilla’s doom and gloom, End Times, vision of the future and wasn’t about to do anymore stockpiling for it either. He just wanted to retire in peace.

Change descended when he accidentally shot a Peeping Tom. Though he buried him on his remote Montana property, he couldn’t bury the man’s curse. Haunted by it, and about to be found out, he sent up a desperate prayer. That night he had a strange dream. Priscilla’s interpretation of the dream was to stockpile enough food to look after seventy people for five years because perilous times were surely coming . . . Continue reading

Escape from Andersonville: A Novel of the Civil War

Escape from Andersonville: A Novel of the Civil War by Gene Hackman and Daniel LenihanAn explosive novel of the Civil War about one man’s escape from a notorious Confederate prison camp—and his dramatic return to save his men.

July 1864. Union officer Nathan Parker has been imprisoned at nightmarish Andersonville prison camp in Georgia along with his soldiers. As others die around them, Nathan and his men hatch a daring plan to allow him to escape through a tunnel and make his way to Vicksburg, where he intends to alert his superiors to the imprisonment and push for military action. His efforts are blocked by higher-ups in the military, so Parker takes matters into his own hands. Continue reading