Blood Moon

Blood Moon

Jana Petken

Historical Fiction / War / Suspense

The unthinkable has happened. America is embroiled in a Civil War and Virginia has been invaded by a Union army. Mercy Carver ignores the dangers that surround her and treads a precarious road, using only her youthful passion and guile to guide her, and the runaway slaves she continues to aid. Jacob, now an officer in the Confederate Cavalry, fights his demons and his growing mistrust of Mercy, whilst his old friend, Isaac Bernstein, a surgeon in the Union Army, refuses to give up on his pursuit of Mercy’s affections. Where will Mercy meet her destiny? Will it be in the Confederate camp or will her journey take her to the Union cause.
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Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows

Jana Petken

Historical Fiction / War / Suspense

A fast-paced, action-packed historical romance set during the last days of the Old South When unimaginable calamities strike, Mercy Carver, a poor London woman, wonders what she has done to deserve such immeasurable suffering. It is only when she faces imminent death in the snow and ice-encrusted Virginia wilderness that she finally understands the power of destiny. Mercy is passionate. She loves and hates in equal measure. Can love and hatred give her the strength she needs now to reach a Northern state, and free a runaway slave wanted for murders, she committed? America and her people are strangled in an uncompromising political stalemate. Southern states have seceded from the Union, and a civil war is imminent. Mercy Carver: her journey is just beginning.
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The Snow of the Spring

The Snow of the Spring

Nick Carcano

War / Fantasy / Supernatural

A man running from his past comes face to face with it in the last days of his life.Following a massive plague, humanity is forced to retreat into orbit and begin searching for a new home. Quickly discovering that they are not alone, Commander Dalton James and his crew will have to lean on their extensive military experience in order to confront an enemy unlike anything we've ever seen before. Both blood and whiskey will be spilled as the fleet struggles to survive.The Fleet is a best-selling series with over 100K downloads to its credit. Continue your adventure today with the second trilogy of books.
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The Guardian of Secrets and Her Deathly Pact

The Guardian of Secrets and Her Deathly Pact

Jana Petken

Historical Fiction / War / Suspense

A historical family saga spanning four generations, from 1912, Kent, England, to Spain and its 1936-39 civil war. Celia and Ernesto's two sons march under opposing banners, whilst their daughters take different paths, one to the Catholic Church and the other to the battlefields, and in the shadow of war, an evil ghost from the past watches and waits for an opportunity to destroy the entire family. In exile, Celia and Ernesto can only wait and pray for their children and their safe return home.
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Light

Light

Amna

War / Soldiers

In a world where everything is lay out in front of us labeled and stamped to look outside the fringe one might just realize that life is but a collection of choices we often make thinking we obtain a degree of autonomy over and with that comes different delusions associated with the fallacy of freedom, be it morals , righteousness , justice or even happiness.in a world where everything is lay out in front of us labeled and stamped to look outside the fringe one might just realize that life is but a collection of choices we often make thinking we obtain a degree of autonomy over and with that comes different delusions associated with the fallacy of freedom, be it morals , righteousness , justice or even happiness.
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Clouds

Clouds

Nate Allen

War / Military Fiction / Leadership

“We all have monsters.” Grant said it quietly enough that only he could hear it. It was a truth he didn’t want to acknowledge. It was a truth that was beginning to become his reality.What Grant Smith loses at seven is much more than his father. He loses his faith, his happiness—his identity. The years turn him into a man without reason. At eighteen he is just as lost as when he was a child. All he wants is happiness. One day it is found in the form of a girl named Chelsea. She is damaged much like him. They fall in love.Grant is a man haunted by things he has always avoided. Despite a new sense of happiness he can’t escape the darkness that was born within him. It manifests in the form of a father now transformed by his own demons.In a dream he frenetically claims happiness. But, the father with a monster attached mocks him for it. The truth he doesn’t want to face is that he is not happy. Or if he is, he fears it is only temporary.And it is…The war that started after 9/11 branches off into others; the president who promised change is reelected; a once bright future has become something bleak. The Draft is put back into effect.On a day when two explosions paint the sky in Baghdad, Grant unleashes his darkness. Every choice has a consequence. His is unimaginable.His father’s death left him a man without reason. The war leaves him a man changed for the worse. He knows of his darkness. He let it free. And now it threatens to take away everything he loves…
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K2 book 1

K2 book 1

Geoff Wolak

War / Military Fiction

The elderly owner of a Swiss bank had been murdered, the inheritance redirected to a retired British Intelligence officer. No one is who they seem, everyone has an agenda. Groups within groups, secrets inside secrets, lies on top of lies. Part 1 of a 6 part spy series. Action, dark humour, romance, mystery, suspense.I'm Frump... He's not. He's popular... I prefer my bubble. I have a crush on him... He's way out of my league. Right?Well thats what I thought too until one night changed everything... Just one single night with a busy friend who takes off on me, a bunch of awesome guys who become instant big brothers, and a little faith to believe that it can happen for even me too. This is my story about believeing in love, about having the courage to push past whats uncomfortable and about a hope that no one should ever lose no matter what happens to them. It's about how just one night can change your whole world without you even realising it. Those several hours in the dark where magical things happen and dreams do come true.They happened for me and so they can happen for you.
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The Horror From Beyond the Outhouse

The Horror From Beyond the Outhouse

Rex Clark

War / Military Fiction / History

All that stands between Earth and multiplanar invasion is one pissed-off redneck protecting his pot crop.When the unearthly intelligences that rule the Higher Planes have their attention drawn to Earth, all that stands between them and total annihilation is a pissed-off redneck protecting his marijuana crop.
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Memoriae

Memoriae

Rex Clark

War / Military Fiction / History

A guide working for a Ghost Tour company tries to preserve the memories of the deceased by telling their stories in a tourist town where the only spirits people are coming to see anymore are in the liquor stores.Jacob’s First Day: Sharing is Caring is the first release in the Building Character book series. It is a story about a six year old boy named Jacob Robinson. The story highlights the importance of giving and sharing. While in kindergarten Jacob did not share with the other kids, but now he’s had a change of heart. On his first day of first grade, he was excited to share with everyone. The story takes place at D.C. Smith Elementary School where on his first day of class Jacob gave an apple to his teacher Mrs. Mc Donald. Jacob then shares a cubby space with Sue Lee Mitchell, a student in his class. Later in the story Jacob shares his lunch with Noah Alexander, a student in the lunchroom. Although Jacob is only six years old, he is learning to build character. This book is ideal for introducing character building blocks that will last a lifetime. Remember Jacob’s favorite mantra… sharing is caring! The story also features Jacob’s friends Penny Polk, Noah Alexander, and Sue Lee Mitchell, characters who appear in other stories by this author.
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Murder at the Ashmolean

Murder at the Ashmolean

Jim Eldridge

Historical / Historical Fiction / War

1895. A senior executive at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is found in his office with a bullet hole between his eyes, a pistol discarded close by. The death has officially been ruled as suicide by local police, but with an apparent lack of motive for such action, the museum's administrator, Gladstone Marriott, suspects foul play. With his cast-iron reputation for shrewdness, formed during his time investigating the case of Jack the Ripper alongside Inspector Abberline, private enquiry agent Daniel Wilson is a natural choice to discreetly explore the situation, ably assisted by his partner, archaeologist-cum-detective Abigail Fenton.Yet their enquiries are hindered from the start by an interfering lone agent from Special Branch, ever secretive and intimidating in his methods. With rumours of political ructions from South Africa, mislaid artefacts and a lost Shakespeare play, Wilson and Fenton soon find themselves tangled in bureaucracy. Making unlikely alliances, the...
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Dilemma in the Desert

Dilemma in the Desert

Dwayne Straw

War / Military Fiction / Romance / Historical Romance

A novel about a group of American soldiers led by Captain Drew Matthews and Corporal Dane Shaw, a Christian, set in Tunisia during World War 2 on a mission behind enemy lines, during which they rescue the beautiful Frenchwoman Angelique, who must solve the dilemma of which man and which god she loves.It is January, 1943, in Tunisia during World War 2. Captain Drew Matthews is sent on a mission behind enemy lines to secure vital information. He is ambushed but is able to escape. Joining a group of American soldiers, led by Corporal Dane Shaw, refugees from the recent battle, they make their way across the desert to the city of Sfax, where Drew is to meet with the mysterious ‘Monsieur Gascoigne’. They stumble across a small group of Arabs and Germans guarding a halftrack filled with treasure looted from murdered Jews and rescue their prisoner, the beautiful Frenchwoman Angelique DuBois. While driving to Sfax, Dane shares his Christian faith with his companions while trying to avoid a group of Arab raiders. Dane relies on God to direct his life while proving himself a wise and outstanding commander with ferocious fighting skills. While Dane and his men fight off the Arab bandits, Drew and Angelique enter Sfax for their meeting only to be met with a number of very unwelcome surprises. Escaping by a series of fortunate circumstances, which leads them to believe that there may be something to Dane’s God, they return to camp only to run into more trouble. Zabronski, one of the American soldiers, filled with lust for the treasure and for Angelique, subverts the other soldiers, kidnaps Drew and Angelique and wounds Dane. Forcing Drew to reveal where the treasure is hidden, they are met by the Germans and Arab bandits who have joined forces and tracked them down. Drew and Angelique are rescued by Dane, and in a wild night ride across the desert, pursued by vengeful Germans and Arabs, they attempt to reach the American lines before dawn. Will they make it, and will Angelique solve the dilemma of which man she loves and which god she will serve?
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