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

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

In the first century BC, under the backdrop of actual historical events, a series of characters from all walks of life struggle with their circumstances Continue reading

Band of Believers, Book 1: Dissent

Band of Believers, Book 1: Dissent by Jamie Lee GreyTo save your life, would you sell your soul?

During the tribulation, Willow Archer intends to keep both. She just wants to live a simple life in her quiet Montana town. But when sinister forces begin rounding up Christians, she must make a tough choice: accept the mark, or run for her life?

Willow runs. With her brother and a few friends, she decides to flee to the mountains. And danger chases them every step of the way.

Turns out, the forest holds its own set of perils Continue reading

Freedom’s Voyage: The odyssey of Eleanor Billington

Author Cissy Hunt takes on the persona of her ancestress Eleanor Billington, and through extensive research of diaries and ship logs, recreates the voyage of the Mayflower to the New World.

Through her diary entries, Eleanor recounts the struggles and hardships of the Mayflower passengers in vivid and poignant entries, taking the reader along on a true Freedom’s Voyage. Continue reading

Alone In The Light

6,000 miles away from the explosion in Iraq that took his leg, Josh Carpenter struggles to reclaim his former life as a college student.

Mary Fischer, a civilian for the first time in years, strikes out on her own to create a new, independent life away from the army, and her controlling mother.

The last time Josh saw Mary, his National Guard unit was leaving Camp Wolf, headed north to the war in Iraq. 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

The Fire by Night: A Novel

The Fire by Night A NovelA powerful and evocative debut novel about two American military nurses during World War II that illuminates the unsung heroism of women who risked their lives in the fight.

A riveting saga of friendship, valor, sacrifice, and survival combining the grit and selflessness of Band of Brothers with the emotional resonance of The Nightingale.
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SSN Seadragon: The Crucible of Leviathan

A “Leviathan spirit” is said to be a demon spirit controlled by Satan. When unleashed, it leaves total destruction in its wake, and cannot be subdued by normal human methods, but only by the power of God.

The Cold War saw “Leviathan” snarling at his gate, salivating to be let loose, when humanity was treading ever closer to nuclear holocaust. During this period, American servicemen went into the breech to stand against whatever form “Leviathan” took, and like the American warriors of past years they held strong to their faith in God to see them through. Continue reading

The Event (The Survivors Book One)

The Event The Survivors Book OneDean’s wife is dead. Her last words: When the ships come…wear the necklace.

The ships came at dawn. Cities all around the world reported strange alien vessels descending. Some saw them as the heralds of a new age; others fired everything they had at them. All were taken as the beams lashed down and drew them into the sky. Dean was left behind, seemingly the last man on Earth.

A trail of clues left by his dead wife guide Dean on a perilous journey across America and beyond, to learn the truth behind the mysterious ships and save humanity from its doom. But not everything is as it seems. Continue reading

Andalon Awakens: Dreamers of Andalon – Book One

This exciting and action packed novel takes the reader on a journey to the continent of Andalon.

Fall in love with these fascinating characters as elemental powers awaken at a rate faster than can be controlled by the ever watching Falconers, eerie specters who share a strange symbiosis to their beasts.

Eusari, captain of the dread pirate vessel She Wolf, is stripped of everything she holds dear, forcing her to place trust in a man she barely knows. Robert Esterling fights to come of age and struggles 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

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

The Knucklehead of Silicon Valley

Ralph Gibsen isn’t your typical spy. In fact, he may not be a spy at all.

He’s lumpy, blundering and abysmal at chatting up the fairer sex. Yet, he is attracting a significant amount of attention from the intelligence community. After all, as a 30-year Silicon Valley mainstay, he can phish your passwords, bust firewalls, and has developed software used by millions to circumvent government censorship. And now, he thinks he has stumbled upon a cabal who is pushing to misuse his own technology for world domination. Ralph helps create an educational Tool that maps a learner’s neurological processes and pinpoints the exact moment a student learns. But the Tool can also manipulate people’s beliefs. Continue reading

Deadly Stillwater (Mac McRyan Mystery Series Book)

Deadly Stillwater (Mac McRyan Mystery Series Book) by Roger StelljesA compelling crime thriller…

“This book takes the reader on one wild ride, with the suspense not letting up until the very end. Mac is one part Lucas Davenport and one part Mitch Rapp – and it just does not get any better than that!” – Amazon reviewer

Two girls gone… Shannon hustled to her car and dug into her black purse, searching for her car keys, “Where the heck did they go?” He quickly put his hand over her mouth as she screamed and thrashed, slid the van door open, and dragged her inside… She tried to scream through the duct tape pasted over her mouth. It was only the beginning. Continue reading

Edelweiss: A heart-rending tale of suspense, tragedy and love

Edelweiss A heart-rending tale of suspense, tragedy and love by Madge SwindellsSet in Europe during World War II, Edelweiss is a story of heroism and love.

Marietta von Burgheim is a woman of beauty and morality, and an heiress to a fortune. Turning her back on the responsibilities of her noble birth and her father’s wrath, Marietta joins a student resistance group determined to overthrow the Nazis.

Bill Roth, Reuters’ correspondent based in pre-war Berlin, is the maverick heir to his uncle, an American industrialist. When Bill and Marietta meet they fall headlong in love, but their passion is overshadowed by the horror of the Nazi occupation Continue reading

The Last Letter from Juliet: A heartbreaking and unforgettable WW2 historical novel

Inspired by the brave women of WWII, this is a moving and powerful novel of friendship, love and resilience.

A story of love not a story of a war.

A daring WWII pilot who grew up among the clouds, Juliet Caron’s life was one of courage, adventure – and a love torn apart by war. Every nook of her Cornish cottage is alive with memories just waiting to be discovered.

Katherine Henderson has escaped to Cornwall for Christmas, but she soon finds 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

Missed Connections: A Riveting Mystery

How far would you go for revenge?

Veronica Bauer isn’t above homicide. Twelve years after a ruthless attack killed her mother and put her father in prison, she embarks on a mission to bring the real culprits to justice.

As bodies start to drop, Detective Sheila Arden is assigned to the gruesome case, but she soon discovers that the truth is more complicated than she thought.

In a riveting game of cat and mouse, each woman challenges the other to reach new heights. 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

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

Relatively Strange (Strange Series Book 1)

Growing up has its difficulties for everyone and it’s tricky to know what’s normal if you’re not!

Stella certainly has no hesitation filing herself in the ‘unusual’ drawer, but it’s only when she discovers she’s not unique, that what has merely caused some extraordinary blips in an ordinary life, acquires a whole new dimension.

Forced to haul in resources she didn’t know she possessed, she’s thrust into the violence of a situation for which nothing could have prepared her. Continue reading

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 (The Gaia Origin Book 1)

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