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Featured new adult and college books including family issues, romance, aspirations, and new experiences fiction books!

Waiting for Evening to Come

This book is about the friendship that develops between a young white boy and an elderly African American man in rural Indiana in the 1950s.

In rural Indiana in the 1950s, an elderly African American man befriends a young white boy whose father is openly racist and who is determined to put the friendship to an end, even if that means exhibiting violence toward his son and the elderly man. 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

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

Becoming Carmen: The Phat Girlz Club

Carmen Vasquez has lost every man of importance in her life until she meets Anthony Mendez.

She has stepped into the role of protector and provider at a young age for her family. Carrying the reputation of the gunslinging señorita who will shoot you dead, Carmen has built a solid wall of protection around her family and her heart against outsiders. She can’t allow herself to be vulnerable again. Anthony shows her how to trust and allow love to penetrate her toughened heart. Continue reading

Stand By Me: The uplifting and heartbreaking novel you need to read this year

They’ll always have each other…won’t they?

Lisa and Elliot have been best friends ever since the day they met as children. Popular, bright and sporty, Lisa was Elliot’s biggest supporter when the school bullies made his life a misery, and for that, he will always be grateful.

Twenty years later, life has pulled the pair apart and Lisa is struggling. Her marriage is floundering, her teenage kids are being secretive, and she’s so tired she can’t think straight. So when Elliot knocks on the door, looking much better than she remembers, she can’t help but be delighted to see her old friend again. 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

Amelia

Two opposites pulled together by fate and circumstances, their world’s colliding.

Amelia Birkehart and Sebastian Harris, both heads of multi-billion-dollar corporations find themselves between a rock and a hard place.

Who will give in and make the first move?

Amelia Birkehart’s world is turned upside down at the news of her father’s death. Long gone are her days of partying and one-night stands when she finds herself forced into taking over the family business. Continue reading

The 21st Curse

Simon Gant is the victim of a curse.

One that will turn him into a savage beast twenty-one days after his twenty-first birthday unless he can find a witch to protect. Finding her isn’t the problem. Convincing her that someone could actually care for her might prove to be more difficult than anything this curse throws at him.

Despite her reluctance to accept his feelings for her, Simon knows that no one could be more perfect for him than Nicole. He has twenty-one days to convince Nicole to accept him before it’s too late. Continue reading

The Summer of Guinevere

Paulie Passero, underachiever, high school junior, wants the courage to talk to a girl.

A road trip from Chicago to rural Pennsylvania doesn’t interest him until his father emphasizes the need for a second driver. Why must they go? Paulie’s dying grandmother disowned her son twenty years ago, and fences must be mended. Unprepared for Smalltown USA, Paulie is bored at first but notices a girl in the back of a passing pickup and is immediately enamored.

Guinevere Thompson lives just down the road from Paulie’s grandparents. She wants nothing to do with him. It’s not that she doesn’t like him; Continue reading

The Forgotten Note: Book I Adventures of The Para Club Gang

A thriller tale of San Franciscan students who discover an old, hidden note from a Nazi soldier in Paris.

Young and beautiful Annette Kings tries to have a normal college life until the day she buys a vintage suitcase which is mysteriously connected with her haunting dreams. What Annette uncovers leads her thirteen-year-old nephew Ivan, and his buddies into a dangerous journey throughout Europe. What did the note say? Who were these lovers? Two brilliant stories are weaved into one, as the past comes into the present, in this historical fiction of fantasy, romance, and terror. Continue reading

Hometown: The Puget Sound Kids of the 1990s

In the 1990s, a troubled young man growing up in the Pacific Northwest and outlying points of Seattle, WA struggles to find out who he is and as a result, suffers many predicaments in his life.

He endures quite the self inflicted struggle through poor decision-making with consideration to his choice of friends, in this coming of age story. 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

The Pack

Ethan’s life gets turned upside down. His parents are divorced. His brother has disappeared. Tereza, a mysterious young woman with a secret befriends him and offers to help awaken him to his true nature.

Who, or more precisely, what is Tereza? Ethan can’t answer that question about her any more than he can answer it about himself. Continue reading

Carefree and Consequences

It’s 1950 and young couple, Annie May and Lewis have just left high school.. can they handle the consequences?

Annie May is a prim young lady who now has to deal with her fall from grace and finds not everything in the world is easy especially, without money. Lewis has always been one of the guys but now it’s time for him to grow up and be a man. However, whilst under the pressure to provide for Annie May he makes a choice that could end his whole relationship. Meanwhile, their gang of friends seem to be moving on with their lives and the young couple feel trapped… can they pull through? Continue reading