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Book: Dark Waters by Nick Korolev
Dark Waters is the tale of the sinking of the Lusitania on May 7, 1915. This high seas adventure tragedy is told from the viewpoints of Captain William Turner, her master, Junior Third Officer Albert Bestic, millionaire Alfred Vanderbilt, theater impresario Charles Frohman, and Kaptain Leutnant Walther Schwieger of the U-20 submarine who sank her. Added are the viewpoints of the fictional [...]
 
Book: The Wrath of Brotherhood (Brethren of the Spanish Main) by Ozgur K. Sahin
After learning of his sister's death at the hands of pirates, successful merchant Captain Roy Toppings sails to the Caribbean on a misguided mission of vengeance against the man who failed to protect her: her Spanish widower, Pablo Francisco. In the climate of the Restoration-era Caribbean colonies, where scheming and stealth could yield a prize as readily as boldness and firepower, Roy's [...]
 
Book: At Drake's Command - The adventures of Peregrine James during the second circumnavigation of the world by David Wesley Hill
It was as fine a day to be whipped as any he'd ever seen but the good weather didn't make Peregrine James any happier with the situation he was in. Unfairly convicted of a crime he had not committed, the young cook was strung from the whipping post on the Plymouth quayside when he caught the eye of Francis Drake and managed to convince the charismatic sea captain to accept him among his crew. [...]
 
Book: Marque and Reprisal by Martin Roy Hill
Somebody's killing drug smugglers off the Southern California coast, hijacking their cargo of contraband, and leaving their boats smoldering, bullet-riddled wrecks. Are the perpetrators latter day pirates or something much more sinister? Coast Guard Lieutenant Ransom Quay has to discover the truth, but it's a truth he may not want to know. A mystery short story by Martin Roy Hill, author of [...]
 
Book: The Whaler Fortune - A tale of plague, shipwreck, mass murder, and deliverance by Wyatt Michael
On a cold April in 1786, Joseph kisses his widowed mother goodbye in impoverished St. Giles District of London, England. He is a good hard-working man and loves her, but everything in life has not been fair. Pressed by want and years spent in the run-down and polluted parts of the city, he steps aboard the Fortune, a British whale ship bound for the Pacific Ocean in hopes of a better life. As [...]
 
Book: CALAMITY (A Captain Grande Angil Mystery Book 1) by Robert Bernstein
Calamity takes maritime themes explored in the author's earlier works to the next level with an homage to the hard-boiled detective stories of the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Legendary classics are given a subtle nod in a conspiracy-laden mystery where characters are bigger than life and an old secret remains hidden until our hero chases down the very last clue.
 
Book: Lost Witness - A Josie Bates Thriller (The Witness Series Book 8) by Rebecca Forster
It's two in the morning and an aging cargo ship lies off the Port of Los Angeles. Deep in the bowels of the vessel, an important man is dead and the woman who killed him is mortally wounded. On shore another man staggers out of the sea determined to save the woman before she dies or the ship sails. Exhausted and terrified, he goes to the only person he trusts to help, Josie Bates. He brings with [...]
 
Book: Giselle and the Fate of Wahine by Marty Walpole
It was a day before Easter, April 1968, when journalist Emma Cassidy boarded the inter-island ferry, Wahine, sailing from Christchurch's port of Lyttelton to Wellington. On the bridge Captain Angus Robertson, after reading a satisfactory weather report on Cyclone Giselle, orders Wahine's departure. The ship, with over 300 passengers and crew, makes her way up the eastern coastline of New Zealand [...]
 
Book: The Maltese Incident - A Novel of Time Travel (The Harry and Meg Series Book 1) by Russell F. Moran
The Maltese Incident - A Novel of Time Travel - You're on a beautiful cruise ship. The April sky is full of stars. Suddenly, the ship rumbles, and instantly the stars disappear. "What the hell was that?" Captain Fenton yelled. "Beats me, captain. I've never seen anything like it," the first officer said. They would soon discover that the ship, The Maltese, had just traveled through time millions [...]
 
Book: An Emperor Among Us - The Eccentric Life and Benevolent Reign of Norton I, Emperor of the United States, as Told by Mark Twain by David St. John
As cigar smoke hangs heavy in Mark Twain's sitting room, the members of the Monday Evening Club eagerly await his presentation, which they think will be the reading of his paper The Decay of the Art of Lying. Instead, Twain changes his mind and enthralls his audience with the true tale of one man's unconventional and fascinating journey through life. It is 1849 when a thirty-one-year-old Jewish [...]
 
Book: Francesca of Lost Nation by Lucinda Sue Crosby
A Must Read Novel - a romantic adventure Winner of Five Literary Prizes / Author selected as one of "50 Authors You Should be Reading" by The Authors Show online media outlet This romantic adventure is "funny at times and filled with little pearls of everyday wisdom, it is as much a romantic suspense as it is a perfect little capsule of a time gone by. It is a book about love of all kinds - [...]
 
Book: Forecast - Foggy with a Chance of Goodbye - Book 3 of the Forecast Series by Dyanne Gordon Green
A fresh FORECAST is here! It's not the thought of selling his business that bothers Frank. At least, not anymore. Frank is scared and, for once, Maggie's optimism isn't contagious as they face the most serious challenge of their lives. He struggles to find his spiritual footing and isn't sure if even God can stop the downward spiral. Christina also struggles when she learns the news, while her [...]
 
Book: The Day The World Sneezed - March 12, 2020 by Eddie Jones
March 12, 2020, I closed my laptop and walked across the Neuse River bridge to enjoy my evening walk on the greenway. Midway across the bridge the title for a story came to mind: The Day The World Sneezed. That Thursday, Raleigh and Wake County had begun to discuss imposing restrictions on business. There was talk schools might close the following week. When I got home from my walk I made a fake [...]
 
Book: In the Fullness of Time - One Woman's Story of Growth and Empowerment by Katherine P. Stillerman
In this sequel to Hattie's Place, the year is 1913. Hattie Robinson is married to the widowed Charles Barton and has left her teaching position at Calhoun School to raise Charles's sons and manage the Barton estate. Now she must reconcile her role as mother and wife with her work for woman's suffrage, a cause that ignited her passion when attending the Woman's Suffrage Procession in Washington, [...]
 
Book: Madame Lola by Douglas Braverman
To escape the Holocaust, Rivka Hirschberg, a Jewish concert pianist, masquerades as a Christian jazz musician in the decadent nightclubs of Nazi Berlin. Jeffrey Hirschberg, a sixteen-year-old high school student in modern day New York, is surprised to discover that he has a mysterious, elderly great-aunt who, though Jewish, had worked for Adolph Hitler. Jeffrey befriends the cantankerous old [...]
 
Book: Songs of the Deliverer III - Glory Born by Elvo Fortunato Bucci
Can a baby save the world? A grieving old man and an orphan girl risk their lives to bring us salvation. The followers of the one called the Deliverer work against all odds to publish the story of how God sent his son to save the world. As the books start becoming popular, they find a lost journal written decades earlier. The journal tells of an old man who teaches religious lessons to an orphan [...]
 
Book: Behind Closed Doors by K.F. Johnson
Prepare to submerge yourself in this spicy and entertaining offering by new author K F Johnson as Behind Closed Doors takes you on a roller coaster of deceit! Siblings Brenda and Brian Andrews seem to have it all. Good looks, money and charm go a long way among the abundant singles scene in Atlanta and these siblings have a track record to be reckoned with. Unfortunately for them, all pawns in [...]
 
Book: Rediscovering Charlie by J.P. Maximus
Dr. MacKinnon is the owner of a hospital at the leading edge of genetic research. He is on the verge of a cure for all diseases using gene therapy. Why are people trying to stop him? With his enemies lurking in the shadows, he suffers his greatest loss: the death of a loved one. Dr. MacKinnon possesses what no other facility does and everyone fears: He has the means to recover any person using [...]
 
Book: Neurotically Yours - A Novel by Bonnie Trachtenberg
Smart, attractive, and ambitious, thirty-seven-year-old Dara Harrison is, nonetheless, still single and on sabbatical from dating. Ironically Los Angeles' most renowned relationship advice columnist, Dara has become a Southland sensation with her "tell-it-like-it-is" approach to the mating game. Parlaying her success into a new business, Dara launches a revolutionary dating service geared for the [...]
 
Book: They - A Biblical Tale of Secret Genders by Janet Mason
THEY is a groundbreaking work that will prove to be lifesaving for those in the LGBT community and enlightening and liberating to others. In this novel, we met Tamar from the Hebrew Bible. Tamar lives as a hermit in the desert, is content with her life and is happily barren. She is attached to her pet camel. Her aversion to goat sacrifices becomes so strong that it prompts her to become a [...]
 
Book: The Secret Heir - David has a secret…and a dangerous love. by Janice Broyles
Years before, he was anointed future king of Israel. Now if the sitting king learns of his secret, it will mean death for David and everyone in his family. David's secret destiny becomes more complicated when he falls in love with King Saul's daughter, Michal. He will do whatever it takes to secure her heart, provided she doesn't find out that David is the rumored rival to her father's throne. [...]
 
Book: Ash - Return of the Beast by Gary Val Tenuta
Ash: Return of the Beast is an occult crime thriller, a work of fiction based on a little known factoid about the death of Aleister Crowley (1875-1947), the notorious occultist the British press once called "The Wickedest Man In The World". Crowley's body was cremated but the whereabouts of his funerary ashes has remained a mystery... until now. This diabolical tale carries the reader through a [...]
 
Book: Believe in Me by Mishael Witty
A Christmas romance/second chance story from Amazon bestselling author Mishael Austin Witty: 5 out of 5 stars: "This story is about a marriage that is about to dissolve. ...The husband, Walt, wants a reconciliation. Trina's parents want that too. ...When Trina arrives and is told that Walt will be staying, she is livid. ...The plot thickens, and in steps an old boyfriend into the mix. ...The [...]
 
Book: Sea Lavender by Chika Onyenezi
The voyage of Adrian, son of Ibem, tells the story of a wrongful coming of age. At a tender age he suffers the loss of his innocence; it marks an event that haunts his path through eternity. Lost in a mirage of "life shaped as a sea voyage upon majestic and malevolent waves," the sailor Adrian begins to recall events that molded his existence. Beginning with young Adrian in the arms of Her; a [...]
 
Book: Fear No Evil (The Evil Series Book 2) by Robin Caroll
With his father in a nursing home and his mother needing support, former Great Smoky Mountains park ranger Lincoln Vailes moves to the bayou town of Eternal Springs, Louisiana, to become a police officer. Recent college graduate and eager social worker Jade Laurent has also moved there to try and right the wrongs of an abusive past. But someone is running her car off the road and pointing guns in [...]
 
Book: Breathing on Her Own - If time heals all wounds, what are we to do with our scars? by Rebecca Waters
Molly Tipton looks forward to a peaceful retirement, but her life suddenly spirals out of control when her oldest daughter is involved in a terrible accident. An icy road and a sharp turn leave one woman dead, another clinging to life. While two families grieve, details emerge that reveal Molly's daughter was driving under the influence. As she prepares her daughter for the prospect of a [...]
 
Book: The Alecto Initiative (Loralynn Kennakris) by Owen R. O'Neill & Jordan Leah Hunter
Life was never easy out in the Methuselah Cluster, the most remote region humanity ever settled, but when her father abandoned her, 11-year-old Loralynn Kennakris began to learn just how ugly it could get. Within a year, she was sold a brutal slaver captain who took from her the last thing she owned: her name. Most girls in Kris's position last a year or two. Kris survived for eight before she [...]
 
Book: Appalachian Justice (Cedar Hollow Series) (Volume 1) by Melinda Clayton
Billy May Platte is a half Irish, half Cherokee Appalachian woman who learned the hard way that 1940s West Virginia was no place to be different. As Billy May explains, "We was sheltered in them hills. We didn't know much of nothin' about life outside of them mountains. I did not know the word lesbian; to us, gay meant havin' fun and queer meant somethin' strange." In 1945, when Billy May was [...]
 
Book: Fresh off the Starship by Ann Crawford
5 stars! A light and enjoyable adventure that comments on human nature and the beauty of our world....Very funny, but it was the wider ethos of the tale that really grabbed me. Overall a brighter look at life today that is sure to keep you smiling from page to page. ~Readers' Favorite - 5 stars! This truly is a wonderful story from a very talented writer. Smoothly-written prose, a fascinating, [...]
 
Book: Songs of the Deliverer II - Faith Wins by Elvo Fortunato Bucci
They were witnesses to amazing happenings ...Now they're fighting for their lives. And yours. A diverse and forsaken flock of people come face to face with redemption. They soon become believers and followers of the one they call, the Christ. When the source of their faith is gone, it's up to these ordinary people to tell the world of the miracles he did and the promises he made. This is the [...]
 
Book: Twit Publishing Presents - PULP! - Summer/Fall 2012
This anthology is the fifth in a six volume series of Pulp inspired stories that run the gamut from science fiction to action adventure to western. Twit Publishing pledges to publish only what we are willing to read. Synopsis: Wrench the Necronomicon from the hands of Confederate spies in the weird west yarrn Hillbilly Hell, escape the serpent's lascivious kiss in Venom, and observe the alien [...]
 
Book: No Better Day by Timothy J. Elliott
Something of great significance has just arrived on earth, and it is past due. Just as thirty-six-year old graphic designer Trevin Lambrose decides he needs much more from his unfulfilling life, he unexpectedly becomes the first to witness a shimmering anomaly. Suddenly, his head is filled with happy memories of childhood parties, good friends, and unconditional love. As the anomaly quietly [...]
 
Book: Meatballs, Mayhem, and Max - And a Crazy Little Thing Called Love (The WOOF Books Book 2) by Katie Bryan
Recipe: Mix one huge Italian family with a bossy German shepherd who wants to run their business and you'll get a recipe for chaos, love, and heartwarming laughter. What will Sophie Zinelli's family do when they find out she's bringing home a dog and giving him a job in their family's restaurant? Max's vet insists Max needs a job. But what kind of a job can a huge, wily, neurotic dog like Max get [...]
 
Book: Webs in the Mist - The Jessie Morgan Series, Book 2 by Maggie Plummer
It's 1972, and San Francisco is a global mecca for hippies and radicals. In Book 2 of The Jessie Morgan Series, 21-year-old Jess can't wait to join her friend Donna there. Driving her VW down the Pacific Coast, she's more than ready for the city's open Bohemian vibe, bongo-mad street life, perpetual protests, and cutting-edge counterculture. Among the characters she meets are Cat, a tall, [...]
 
Book: Songs of the Deliverer - A Modern Day Story of Christ by Elvo Fortunato Bucci
Can one man save the world? An entertaining and enlightening novel about faith A baby lies with his mother in a manger, destined to be the savior. But he is crucified on the cross and dies unknown. Two thousand years later, a man enters the void of a godless era to deliver salvation to the world. He has no money, owns no possessions, carries no title, and asks for nothing in return for his [...]
 


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