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Status The Game
by Vincent Robert Annunziato (Goodreads Author), Amy Kopperude (Goodreads Author) , April M. Reign (Goodreads Author) , Charles Michener
Release date: Feb 28, 2014**Signed Copy**
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The Game Too Dangerous To Stop Playing!
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The Game Too Dangerous To Stop Playing!
If you enjoy suspense, thrilling action and high stakes drama, then you will enjoy reading "Status The Game!" Author Vincent Robert Annunziato seamlessly guides readers through a landscape where virtual reality trumps real life and popularity is the only thing worth living for.
"A must read for every high schooler in America."
Bob Brooks is down on his luck. He ekes out a living as a substitute teacher and grabs odd jobs to make ends meet. It's never enough though and desperation sets in. Partly his fault, Bob is an overgrown kid at heart, dreaming of the day he can dedicate his life to full time gaming. It's selfish, but games are a calling.... And teaching? Just a bridge to something else. Life goes from bad to worse until Bob reads about a new internet game called Status. The internet sensation promises money, prizes and popularity to players who succeed. Bob marvels at the prospects and perfects a plan. Teach students about the internet while playing Status and have students build up his points in the game. With a never-ending supply of incoming, naïve teenagers, it's perfect. Madison High is perfect too. Affluent, hi tech and filled with students who have money and time. Even better? The Principal thinks he's cute and loves his proposal on Status. Once Bob debuts at Madison, though, he finds out that great plans aren't always so great. Especially once he learns his students are already playing Status and they are better at it than him.
Everyone is suspect in this thrilling adventure of social battles that pits brains versus brawn and haves versus have nots. Find out who wins! Oh and by the way, obtaining enough status might just make you the next big star of the internet. With fame and fortune just a rumor away, who wouldn't want to play... "Status?"
Stay Strong! Stay Loyal! [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 20 - Jan 19, 20151 copy available, 55 people requestingCountries available: US
by Andy Weir (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Oct 28, 2014WIN A PAPERBACK COPY OF THE RUNAWAY BESTSELLER
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
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"Brilliant...a celebration of human ingenuity [and] the purest example of real-science sci-fi for many years...Utterly compelling."--Wall Street Journal
"Terrific stuff, a crackling good read that devotees of space travel will devour like candy...succeeds on several levels and for a variety of reasons, not least of which is its surprising plausibility."--USA Today
"An impressively geeky debut...the technical details keep the story relentlessly precise and the suspense ramped up. And really, how can anyone not root for a regular dude to prove the U-S-A still has the Right Stuff?"--Entertainment Weekly
"Gripping...[features] a hero who can solve almost every problem while still being hilarious. It's hard not to be swept up in [Weir's] vision and root for every one of these characters. Grade: A."--AVClub.com
"Andy Weir delivers with The Martian...a story for readers who enjoy thrillers, science fiction, non-fiction, or flat-out adventure [and] an authentic portrayal of the future of space travel."--Associated Press [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 20 - Jan 20, 201525 copies available, 109 people requestingCountries available: US
by Joseph J. Gabriele (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Feb 09, 2014In a beguiling tale of deception and murder, desire and theft, seduction and betrayal—where nothing is what it appears to be—a man is murdered and an…more[close] In a beguiling tale of deception and murder, desire and theft, seduction and betrayal—where nothing is what it appears to be—a man is murdered and an iconic musical instrument is stolen during a gathering at Eliot Sexton’s Park Avenue apartment. The stolen item—an object of desire worshipped by millions—is the key to solving the crime, or so the detective brought in to investigate believes. The murder, however, is not nearly as straightforward as it seems—nor is the theft.View Details »
Though the island of Manhattan presents no shortage of suspects—many of them capable of killing to satisfy their appetites—Eliot, a young economic historian and writer, soon becomes the prime suspect. As he draws closer to the truth behind the theft and murder, he also becomes the killer’s next target.
Irreverent, provocative, and utterly unpredictable, Dangerous Illusions is a weeklong polyrhythmic journey into contemporary New York that will keep readers guessing right up to its thrilling conclusion. [close]
Viking Bay (Kay Hamilton, #2)
by M.A. Lawson
Release date: Jan 02, 20155 finished copies of VIKING BAY by M.A. Lawson, the thrilling new Kay Hamilton book!
First in the series is called ROSARITO BEACH, out now in paperback…more[close] 5 finished copies of VIKING BAY by M.A. Lawson, the thrilling new Kay Hamilton book!View Details »
First in the series is called ROSARITO BEACH, out now in paperback.
Kay Hamilton, the beautiful, fearless, and audacious DEA agent who went rogue in Rosarito Beach, has paid the price for her subversive behavior. As Viking Bay begins, Kay has been fired by the DEA and needs a job to support herself and her teenage daughter.
Kay moves to Washington D.C. and connects with the Callahan Group, a shadowy quasi-governmental agency with an enigmatic agenda. For her first mission, Kay is told only a few facts: that the U.S. government wants Sahid Khan, a provincial Afghan governor, to become the nation’s next president, and that Khan’s daughter Ara—a Western-educated former party girl—is her father’s key political advisor. Kay Hamilton is the perfect undercover operative to learn Ara’s secrets and sway her thinking in line with America’s interests. But when things go horribly wrong at a clandestine meeting in Afghanistan, Kay emerges at the center of an international plot that makes her question those she loves, those she works for, and her own faith in justice.
Suspenseful, lightning–quick, and endlessly entertaining, Viking Bay is the pitch-perfect new adventure in the Kay Hamilton series. [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 19 - Dec 22, 20145 copies available, 36 people requestingCountries available: US
by Cym Lowell (Goodreads Author)
Enter to win a copy of Jaspar's War by Cym Lowell. US Only.
Greenwich, Connecticut socialite Jaspar Moran has it all-a magnificent estate, two beautifu…more[close] Enter to win a copy of Jaspar's War by Cym Lowell. US Only.View Details »
Greenwich, Connecticut socialite Jaspar Moran has it all-a magnificent estate, two beautiful children and a loving husband, Trevor, serving as the Secretary of the Treasury. Protected, admired and living in the lap of luxury, Jaspar is reeling from the news that his government jet has crashed just as her children vanish without a trace. An ominous message warns her to keep silent about her husband's role in the President's economic plan. Or else. Determined to save her children, she'll go to hell and back, form alliances with assassins, traitors and Mafioso, and commit unspeakable acts-if that's what it takes. With alarms sounding around the world, hunted from all sides, and unsure of who to trust, she finds herself depending on a mysterious figure without an identity. Jaspar journeys from the Australian outback to the palazzos of Rome, the Monte Carlo Grand Prix, and to the magnificence of the Vatican, in her quest. Can she rescue her children before the plot to crash the global economy is unleashed? [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 19 - Dec 25, 201410 copies available, 20 people requestingCountries available: US
The Talk Show a Novel
by Joe Wenke
Enter to win a copy of The Talk Show by Joe Wenke. US ONLY.
Someone is following Jack Winthrop-most likely the gunman who tried to kill America's most…more[close] Enter to win a copy of The Talk Show by Joe Wenke. US ONLY.View Details »
Someone is following Jack Winthrop-most likely the gunman who tried to kill America's most controversial talk show host, Abraham Lincoln Jones. Ever since that fateful night when Jones called Winthrop with his audacious proposal, life has never been the same. Winthrop, an award-winning New York Times reporter who calls the Tit for Tat strip club his second home, agreed to collaborate on Jones' national "Emancipation Tour." The plan is to bring Jones' passion for radical change to the people and transcend television by meeting America face to face. Now Winthrop has to survive long enough to make the tour a reality. As the reach of his stalker spreads, so does the fear that Winthrop's unconventional family is also in danger-Rita Harvey, the gentle transgender ex-priest and LGBT activist; Slow Mo, the massive vegetarian bouncer; and Donna, stripper and entrepreneurial prodigy-as well as the woman who is claiming his heart, media expert Danielle Jackson. Steeped in the seamy underbelly of New York City, The Talk Show is a fast-paced and mordantly funny thriller that examines how the forces of nihilism threaten our yearning for love, family and acceptance. [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 19 - Dec 25, 201410 copies available, 25 people requestingCountries available: US
by J A Kerley
Release date: Dec 18, 2014From the bestselling author of Her Last Scream, a chilling tale of ritual murder and corruption, featuring Detective Carson Ryder.
The Reverend Honus S…more[close] From the bestselling author of Her Last Scream, a chilling tale of ritual murder and corruption, featuring Detective Carson Ryder.View Details »
The Reverend Honus Schrum, a nationally renowned minister and owner of a broadcasting empire, tells the media he has come home to Key West to die. Meanwhile, Detective Carson Ryder is investigating the ritualistic murders of young women with chequered pasts, discovering the killings have religious overtones.
Simultaneously, a newly retired Harry Nautilus takes a job as a driver/bodyguard for Richard Owsley, an ambitious pastor in Mobile. They come to Florida, where Owsley meets with Schrum and is enlisted to complete a special and mysterious ‘project’ Schrum has promised a billionaire benefactor.
As Carson digs deeper into the murders, Harry, interest piqued by all the hush-hush goings-on of his new employer, begins to covertly investigate the strange project. Their independent investigations begin to converge, and Carson and Harry uncover a horrifying connection between the cases… [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 19 - Dec 26, 20145 copies available, 118 people requestingCountries available: GB
The Maze Bummer: A Parody of The Maze Runner
by Steve Lookner (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Dec 11, 2014Being trapped in a maze is a total bummer!
To help in your search for stocking stuffers, I'm giving away a copy of my brand new parody of The Maze Runn…more[close] Being trapped in a maze is a total bummer!View Details »
To help in your search for stocking stuffers, I'm giving away a copy of my brand new parody of The Maze Runner, THE MAZE BUMMER.
"When Thomas wakes up in an elevator, he has no idea where he is, or even who he is! But he soon finds out he's trapped in a gigantic maze with fifty other dudes...and no chicks."
WELCOME TO THE SAUSAGE FEST.
Is there any escape? Read The Maze Bummer and find out! [close]
by Paul Morabito (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Feb 08, 2014
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When a small town journalist stumbles upon a local story of an elderly man with unearthly healing powers, he gets into more tha…more[close]View Details »
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When a small town journalist stumbles upon a local story of an elderly man with unearthly healing powers, he gets into more than bargained for. What started out as a spellbinding miracle of biblical proportions has now turned into a manhunt for murder. Jack Waters, the town reporter, suspects him of foul play. Some say the stranger is a gift from God, while others believe he is the devil himself. Once Jack's only daughter is diagnosed with a terminal illness, he is confronted with a major decision. Does he sit back and watch his own flesh and blood waste away, or does he schedule an appointment with Gud. With authorities hot on Gud's trail, Jack soon becomes a new suspect in the case. Just how far is he willing to go to save his daughter's life? Jack finds the quest for writing the news-breaking story makes him the headliner. This book also introduces the first glimpse into the world of The Protector's, a real life religious society established for spreading and protecting the Word of God at any cost. [close]
The Dead Lands: A Novel
by Benjamin Percy (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Apr 04, 2015Enter now for a chance to win an advanced reader's copy of THE DEAD LANDS!
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In Benjamin Percy's new thriller, a post-apocalyptic…more[close] Enter now for a chance to win an advanced reader's copy of THE DEAD LANDS!View Details »
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In Benjamin Percy's new thriller, a post-apocalyptic reimagining of the Lewis and Clark saga, a super flu and nuclear fallout have made a husk of the world we know.
A few humans carry on, living in outposts such as the Sanctuary--the remains of St. Louis--a shielded community that owes its survival to its militant defense and fear-mongering leaders. Then a rider comes from the wasteland beyond its walls. She reports on the outside world: west of the Cascades, rain falls, crops grow, civilization thrives. But there is danger too: the rising power of an army that pillages and enslaves every community they happen upon.
Against the wishes of the Sanctuary, a small group sets out in secrecy. Led by Lewis Meriwether and Mina Clark, they hope to expand their infant nation, and to reunite the States. But the Sanctuary will not allow them to escape without a fight. [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 19 - Jan 09, 201520 copies available, 220 people requestingCountries available: US
Sparrow 59 (The Sleepers' Coalition, #1)
by Devon Ashley (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Dec 16, 2014"Holy smokes that was awesome!!!! Action, spies, shooting, and a steamy romance. What more could you want? Loved it!"
The Bourne Identity meets Mr. and…more[close] "Holy smokes that was awesome!!!! Action, spies, shooting, and a steamy romance. What more could you want? Loved it!"View Details »
The Bourne Identity meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith for the New Adult crowd.
Members of the CIA’s specialized team Sparrow, who investigate specifically into black market deals involving stolen medical research, were all murdered in one quick sweep. Drew and Samantha, team five-nine, have been more than just partners since their academy training days. Safeguarding their secret tryst from everyone in their professional lives, they trust no one but themselves. But when Samantha finds herself suspiciously spared and Drew missing, she doesn’t want to believe what the CIA claims – that Drew is not only alive and has defected from their organization, but is facilitating the deaths of prominent research developers worldwide. Now the only member of Sparrow who hasn’t been killed off, Samantha finds herself under serious investigation by association – and a prisoner within her own home.
Just when she’s on the verge of being labeled a murderer and a traitor herself, Drew activates a beacon only she can see, taunting her from across the world. He knows she’s watching, and she knows he could be gone forever if she doesn't oblige his silent request. With nothing left to lose and everything to gain, Sam goes rogue to track him down and clear her good name. But when she finally catches up to her partner of four years, he hasn’t a clue who he is or what he’s done, and the men chasing him down suddenly want to acquire her as well.
Frantic yet determined, Samantha is forced to protect a man she no longer trusts in order to learn why he went astray – and why his associates are determined to retrieve him. But is Drew really a victim himself in a much greater scheme, or will his memories prove lethal, leading Sam into harm’s way like a lamb to slaughter, ultimately risking the life of the only member of Sparrow he managed to save?
New Adult Romantic Spy Thriller
Recommended for 17+ for mature and violent situations, language and sexual content.
[close]Giveaway dates: Dec 19 - Jan 19, 20152 copies available, 113 people requestingCountries available: US
Death of a Liar (Hamish Macbeth, #31)
by M.C. Beaton (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Feb 03, 2015In Death of a Liar , the 30th installment in the Hamish Macbeth series, the Sergeant is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village…more[close] In Death of a Liar , the 30th installment in the Hamish Macbeth series, the Sergeant is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she was lying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she is telling the truth. Her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime. [close]View Details »Giveaway dates: Dec 19 - Jan 30, 201515 copies available, 217 people requestingCountries available: US
The Water Knife: A novel
by Paolo Bacigalupi
Paolo Bacigalupi, New York Times-Bestselling author and National Book Award Finalist, dives once again onto our uncertain future with his first thrill…more[close] Paolo Bacigalupi, New York Times-Bestselling author and National Book Award Finalist, dives once again onto our uncertain future with his first thriller for adults since his multi-award winning debut phenomenon The Windup Girl.View Details »
In the American Southwest, Nevada, Arizona, and California skirmish for dwindling shares of the Colorado River. Into the fray steps Angel Velasquez, detective, leg-breaker, assassin and spy. A Las Vegas water knife, Angel "cuts" water for his boss, Catherine Case, ensuring that her lush, luxurious arcology developments can bloom in the desert, so the rich can stay wet, while the poor get nothing but dust. When rumors of a game-changing water source surface in drought-ravaged Phoenix, Angel is sent to investigate. There, he encounters Lucy Monroe, a hardened journalist with no love for Vegas and every reason to hate Angel, and Maria Villarosa, a young Texas refugee who survives by her wits and street smarts in a city that despises everything that she represents. With bodies piling up, bullets flying, and Phoenix teetering on collapse, it seems like California is making a power play to monopolize the life-giving flow of a river. For Angel, Lucy, and Maria time is running out and their only hope for survival rests in each other’s hands. But when water is more valuable than gold, alliances shift like sand, and the only thing for certain is that someone will have to bleed if anyone hopes to drink. [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 19 - Feb 02, 201535 copies available, 33 people requestingCountries available: US
Someone Is Watching
by Joy Fielding
Release date: Mar 24, 2015A fast-paced, intense psychological thriller from an international bestselling author--Rear Window meets The Silent Wife.
Bailey has it all. At least…more[close] A fast-paced, intense psychological thriller from an international bestselling author--Rear Window meets The Silent Wife.View Details »
Bailey has it all. At least, she had it all--a job she loved as a high-powered investigator in a top Miami law firm, a gorgeous condo in a stylish downtown high rise, a handsome boyfriend, a sizeable inheritance. A seemingly idyllic life.
But that was before a brutal attack left her feeling insecure about her entire world. And with her attacker still on the loose and the police at a loss for clues, she can't shake off the feeling that someone is watching her, monitoring her every move. Even after her half-sister, Claire, and Claire's sassy teenage daughter, Jade, move into her apartment to care for her, their presence does little to ease her overwhelming anxiety. Plagued by nightmares, she begins spying on her neighbours through high-powered binoculars, becoming obsessed with the new tenants in the building across from hers. But the strange things she sees only deepen her fears. Is it all in her head? Is her growing paranoia just a symptom of trauma? Or is it possible that someone is really watching? [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 19 - Feb 09, 201535 copies available, 10 people requestingCountries available: CA
Time Tunnel: The Towers
by Richard Todd (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Nov 17, 2014The date: September 10, 2001. Kyle Mason, an Army Special Forces Major, is honeymooning in SoHo with his newly wed bride. When his wife ducks out of t…more[close] The date: September 10, 2001. Kyle Mason, an Army Special Forces Major, is honeymooning in SoHo with his newly wed bride. When his wife ducks out of their hotel room for coffee and a cigarette, Kyle is shocked when a strange visitor appears, enlisting Kyle’s help to prevent an unimaginable disaster that will take his bride’s life in the twin towers the following morning.View Details »
Described as "An action-packed time-travel tale..." by Kirkus Reviews, “Time Tunnel: The Towers” weaves in history and science to translate fantastic concepts like time travel into plausible reality.
An Amazon "Top 100" book
"An action-packed time-travel tale..." - Kirkus Reviews
"A daring white-knuckle ride -- can't wait for the movie!" - Gary Nolan, Cumulus Media
"The cliffhanger ending will keep readers hooked for the next installment." - Kirkus Reviews
"A Michael Crichton-esque techno-roller coaster." - Stephanie O'Neill, Southern California Public Radio
"Time travel, action, history and an ending that will blow your mind! Richard Todd takes us on a fantastic journey you won't be able to put down." - Richard Titus, Executive Producer, Who Killed the Electric Car? [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 18 - Dec 21, 201410 copies available, 492 people requestingCountries available: US and CA
Death in Nostalgia City
by Mark S. Bacon (Goodreads Author)
Death in Nostalgia City is a story of corporate greed, sabotage, and murder set in the world’s most elaborate theme park. You could call it “American…more[close] Death in Nostalgia City is a story of corporate greed, sabotage, and murder set in the world’s most elaborate theme park. You could call it “American Graffiti” meets “The Firm” and it will be of particular interest to baby boomers.View Details »
Ex-cop Lyle Deming would like to do anything except police work. He wears a rubber band on his wrist for stress therapy. And he talks to himself. Aloud. In public. His anxiety level is off the charts. Deming, however, has found an ideal job to escape the anxieties of police work: He's driving a cab in a sprawling new theme park, Nostalgia City. The park is a meticulous re-creation of an entire small town from the late 1960s/early 1970s. It’s complete with period stores, cars, clothes, hair styles, music, restaurants, hotels--the works.
But when a series of accidents--rides damaged, tourists killed and injured--threatens to bankrupt the park, Deming reluctantly agrees to investigate—and keep a low profile.
As the violence escalates and employees get rattled, Lyle gets help. Kate Sorensen, the park’s PR director--and former college basketball player--becomes another incognito investigator. But she’s 6’ 2½” and drop-dead gorgeous. So much for incognito.
Together, Lyle and Kate must unravel a conspiracy before it’s too late.
See sample chapters at www.baconsmysteries.com
[close]Giveaway dates: Dec 18 - Dec 22, 20142 copies available, 220 people requestingCountries available: US
The Legend of Waterhole Branch
by Lucas R. Wright (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Oct 08, 2014AUTOGRAPHED COPY
For centuries, treasure hunters have sought to uncover the infamous legend regarding a wealth of gold buried somewhere within Waterhol…more[close] AUTOGRAPHED COPYView Details »
For centuries, treasure hunters have sought to uncover the infamous legend regarding a wealth of gold buried somewhere within Waterhole Branch by a notorious Spanish explorer…
But it turns out that one man may have already found it.
Hunter Pierce, raised in a rural area of southern Alabama, has mysteriously built a lucrative career on Wall Street. He’s young. He’s smart. He’s ambitious. And he has his whole future ahead of him.
One night everything changes.
Locked in a treacherous game with ruthless killers and embroiled in a treasure hunt of epic proportions, Hunter is reunited with his two childhood friends—Brian and Camilla—who unexpectedly find themselves coaxed into this pulse-pounding adventure.
Unsure who is friend or foe, Hunter returns to Waterhole Branch—where his survival hinges on outsmarting the bad guys, masterminding an escape, and putting his trust in an unlikely source…
[close]Giveaway dates: Dec 18 - Dec 31, 20142 copies available, 118 people requestingCountries available: US
Giveaway dates: Dec 18 - Jan 06, 20155 copies available, 164 people requestingCountries available: US and CA
by L.G. Thomson (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Jul 06, 2014BOYLE'S LAW is a twisting, crime thriller set in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Rippling with dark humour, it's a page-turning read, but with lu…more[close] BOYLE'S LAW is a twisting, crime thriller set in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Rippling with dark humour, it's a page-turning read, but with lust, murder, and a diamond heist in the picture, be prepared for a view of the Scottish Highlands you won't see on any glossy calendar.View Details »
"Top-notch Tartan Noir - A great read with a few genuinely heart-stopping moments and cool twists." *****
"With a grim, almost grisly style of humour and an absorbing plot this makes for an enthralling read."*****
[close]Giveaway dates: Dec 18 - Jan 18, 20156 copies available, 135 people requestingCountries available: US, CA, and GB
Shatru (Kronikles #1)
Enter to win the signed copy of a fast paced urban fantasy thriller based on the more than four thousand year mythology of India, one of the most anci…more[close] Enter to win the signed copy of a fast paced urban fantasy thriller based on the more than four thousand year mythology of India, one of the most ancient and enduring cultures on Earth.View Details »
Shatru was half Asura.
That was not the reason why he was the best Hunter for the most powerful peace keeping force in all fourteen worlds. If he did not do their bidding, they would kill the one person he loved. That was just the way it was.
The Devas and Asuras, the most powerful of the Primordial Tribes shadow-controlled the financial, political and cultural lives of all of humanity just for one reason, domination over each other through control of terrestrials.
When the brittle line between adversity and aggression was broken they were set on a collision course. Shatru was the only one standing between them.
To stop the Primordials from destroying each other, Shatru had to go after an ancient sentinel of Chaos ready to do what it takes just to destroy.
Vengeance was rising.
Shatru was in the way.
If he could not stop the Armageddon, ours will be the first world to wear away. [close]
Wolfe Trap (Scott Wolfe, #4)
by S.L. Shelton (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Nov 17, 2014Enter to win one of two --SIGNED COPIES-- of Wolfe Trap, the 4th novel in the Scott Wolfe Thriller Series.
Wolfe Trap: Volume four of the ongoing Scott…more[close] Enter to win one of two --SIGNED COPIES-- of Wolfe Trap, the 4th novel in the Scott Wolfe Thriller Series.View Details »
Wolfe Trap: Volume four of the ongoing Scott Wolfe Thriller Series.
Scott Wolfe, packed and ready to ship out to a CIA training facility, The Farm, is side tracked by a violent abduction—his own.
While Scott languishes in captivity, tortured for days and weakening by the minute, the CIA and the Department of Justice battle a hidden force within the government—a force that is, for unknown reasons, attempting to thwart the release of former CIA Operative, Mark Gaines.
When Scott's tech support, Story "Storc" Carson, uncovers a connection between the stealth payments and Government Officials, the scale and scope of the treason are revealed as being massive—alluding to a coming coup d'état, or worse.
As forces begin to muster in the escalation, Scott finds himself at the center of a trap. Unable to trust anyone, Scott Wolfe drives himself deeper into a secret war he is just starting to understand. How late is it? [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 18 - Feb 16, 20152 copies available, 50 people requestingCountries available: US
by Rich Zahradnik (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Oct 01, 2014***2 SIGNED COPIES!!***
In March of 1975, as New York City hurtles toward bankruptcy and the Bronx burns, newsman Coleridge Taylor roams police precinc…more[close] ***2 SIGNED COPIES!!***View Details »
In March of 1975, as New York City hurtles toward bankruptcy and the Bronx burns, newsman Coleridge Taylor roams police precincts and ERs. He is looking for the story that will deliver him from obits, his place of exile at the Messenger-Telegram. Ever since he was demoted from the police beat for inventing sources, the 34-year-old has been a lost soul.
A break comes at Bellevue, where Taylor views the body of a homeless teen picked up in the Meatpacking District. Taylor smells a rat: the dead boy looks too clean, and he's wearing a distinctive Army field jacket. A little digging reveals that the jacket belonged to a hobo named Mark Voichek and that the teen was a spoiled society kid up to no good, the son of a city official.
Taylor's efforts to protect Voichek put him on the hit list of three goons who are willing to kill any number of street people to cover tracks that just might lead to City Hall. Taylor has only one ally in the newsroom, young and lovely reporter Laura Wheeler. Time is not on his side. If he doesn't wrap this story up soon, he'll be back on the obits page--as a headline, not a byline. [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 17 - Dec 24, 20142 copies available, 130 people requestingCountries available: US
Low Town (Low Town, #1)
by Daniel Polansky (Goodreads Author)
The entire Low Town trilogy is now available on Kindle in the US. This giveaway is for hardcover copies.
Drug dealers, hustlers, brothels, dirty politi…more[close] The entire Low Town trilogy is now available on Kindle in the US. This giveaway is for hardcover copies.View Details »
Drug dealers, hustlers, brothels, dirty politics, corrupt cops . . . and sorcery. Welcome to Low Town.
In the forgotten back alleys and flophouses that lie in the shadows of Rigus, the finest city of the Thirteen Lands, you will find Low Town. It is an ugly place, and its champion is an ugly man. Disgraced intelligence agent. Forgotten war hero. Independent drug dealer. After a fall from grace five years ago, a man known as the Warden leads a life of crime, addicted to cheap violence and expensive drugs. Every day is a constant hustle to find new customers and protect his turf from low-life competition like Tancred the Harelip and Ling Chi, the enigmatic crime lord of the heathens.
The Warden’s life of drugged iniquity is shaken by his discovery of a murdered child down a dead-end street . . . setting him on a collision course with the life he left behind. As a former agent with Black House—the secret police—he knows better than anyone that murder in Low Town is an everyday thing, the kind of crime that doesn’t get investigated. To protect his home, he will take part in a dangerous game of deception between underworld bosses and the psychotic head of Black House, but the truth is far darker than he imagines. In Low Town, no one can be trusted.
Daniel Polansky has crafted a thrilling novel steeped in noir sensibilities and relentless action, and set in an original world of stunning imagination, leading to a gut-wrenching, unforeseeable conclusion. Low Town is an attention-grabbing debut that will leave readers riveted . . . and hungry for more. [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 17 - Dec 26, 20145 copies available, 136 people requestingCountries available: US
Tomorrow, the Killing (Low Town #2)
by Daniel Polansky (Goodreads Author)
The entire Low Town trilogy is now available on Kindle in the US. This giveaway is for paperback copies.
NOTE: This is Book #2 in the series.
Rigus, whe…more[close] The entire Low Town trilogy is now available on Kindle in the US. This giveaway is for paperback copies.View Details »
NOTE: This is Book #2 in the series.
Rigus, where only the dead don't lie.
The Dren War ended fifteen years ago. Some soldiers came home as heroes, others came back bitter, broken and without a future. Many didn't make it back at all.
Roland Montgomery was one of the heroes: a brave leader and populist agitator who wanted to make life better for the veterans.
But someone very powerful in Rigus doesn't agree with the young Montgomery's vision of a fairer society; he was murdered and dumped outside a brothel. His death still haunts Warden, once one of Roland's fighters and nearest confidantes.
So when Warden hears that Roland's sister Rhaine has started asking awkward questions about the killing and has disappeared in Low Town, a wise man would fear the worst. Except Low Town is Warden's territory: he knows whose hand is lifted against whom, where the blood flows and where the bodies fall. He'll find Rhaine.
But he'll also find the returning past to be a bloody, vengeful and unforgiving mistress. [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 17 - Dec 26, 20145 copies available, 128 people requestingCountries available: US
The Puppeteers of Palem
by Sharath Komarraju (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Dec 10, 2014When was the last time a book really chilled you to the bone? The Puppeteers of Palem has been garnering 4 and 5 star reviews from all its readers sin…more[close] When was the last time a book really chilled you to the bone? The Puppeteers of Palem has been garnering 4 and 5 star reviews from all its readers since its publication.View Details »
Now you have a chance here to win a free copy. Enter the world of Rudrakshapalem and hear her tale. You will come out the other end cleansed, changed and churned.
You can read the first thirty pages of the book from its Goodreads page. Happy reading! [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 17 - Dec 27, 20141 copy available, 48 people requestingCountries available: IN
by Edward Hendriks (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Apr 13, 2014GRATIS GESIGNEERD EXEMPLAAR EERSTE DRUK / FREE AUTHOGRAPHED COPY FIRST EDITION
"Fantastisch boek. Ik had moeite om het weg te leggen. Alle eindjes word…more[close] GRATIS GESIGNEERD EXEMPLAAR EERSTE DRUK / FREE AUTHOGRAPHED COPY FIRST EDITIONView Details »
"Fantastisch boek. Ik had moeite om het weg te leggen. Alle eindjes worden netjes aan elkaar geknoopt. Verrassende epiloog." - een lezer op Goodreads
“De schrijfstijl van dit boek is echt heel prettig en snel. Met een lekker, door Hendriks zelf, uitgekozen muziekje op de achtergrond is het heerlijk vertoeven met dit boek.” – Storyhunters.nl
1988. Four scouting friends swear loyalty to one another with a blood oath. If one of them gets into trouble, the others will be there for him. Then, during a summer camp, a horrific accident happens.
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‘Hendriks used his scouting past as material for the thriller Sworn Friends, in which Sander Thijssen, a banker in Arnhem, is confronted on the eve of a merger with a painful incident from the past. (…) In the whirlwind of events that follow, nothing is what it seems, and the reader is often put on the wrong track.’ – DE GELDERLANDER
‘The story has a fantastic plot and remains exciting until the end. It sometimes reads like an exciting boys’ book. Edward gives us an insight into being a scout in the eighties. Innocent… or not?’ – READER’S REVIEW CRIMEZONE.NL
2013. Sander Thijssen has a good job as chief financial officer of a smallbank due for a takeover. When he is about to make the most important business decision of his life, he receives a disturbing telephone call. He is forced to confront the past. Are his old friends still there for him? Was the accident 25 years ago really an accident? And how far will Sander go to save his career, his family and his own life?
Sworn Friends is a thriller set mostly in the Veluwe woods. Anyone who has ever been a scout and anyone who has enjoyed the TV series Tour of Duty will be able to relate to this book, if only for the unforgettable music of The Rolling Stones, The Byrds and The Animals.
Vrij Nederland Thrillergids – 3 sterren - Gezworen vrienden
Nominatie Crimezone Beste Thriller 2014 - Gezworen vrienden
Tiplijst Diamanten Kogel 2014 - Gezworen vrienden
1988. Vier scoutingvrienden beloven elkaar hun eeuwige trouw met hun bloed. Als een van hen in de problemen komt, zullen de anderen voor hem zijn. Dan gebeurt er tijdens een zomerkamp een gruwelijk ongeluk.
2013. Eén van de vrienden, Sander Thijssen, heeft een goede baan als chief financial officer van een kleine bank op overnamepad. Als hij op het punt staat de belangrijkste zakelijke beslissing van zijn leven te nemen, krijgt hij een verontrustend telefoontje. Hij ziet zich genoodzaakt de confrontatie met het verleden aan te gaan. Staan zijn vrienden van toen nog steeds voor hem klaar? Was het ongeluk van 25 jaar terug wel een ongeluk? En hoe ver gaat Sander om zijn carrière, zijn gezin en zijn eigen leven te redden?
‘Gezworen vrienden’ is een thriller die zich grotendeels afspeelt in de Veluwse bossen. Iedereen die ooit bij de scouting heeft gezeten en iedereen die heeft genoten van ‘Tour of Duty’ zal zich kunnen herkennen in dit boek. Al was het maar om de onvergetelijke muziek van The Rolling Stones, The Byrds en The Animals. [close]
The Setup: A True Story of Dirty Cops, Soccer Moms, and Reality TV
by Pete Crooks
Release date: Jan 13, 2015Win a FINAL copy of THE SETUP by PETE CROOKS.
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Description: The true-crime story of a Bay-Area journalist who gets more than he bargained for--dirty cops, drugs and business facades--when he covers a lead about a detective agency full of soccer moms being filmed for reality TV. [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 17 - Dec 31, 20142 copies available, 261 people requestingCountries available: US and CA
Giveaway dates: Dec 17 - Jan 02, 20151 copy available, 141 people requestingCountries available: US and CA
Vendetta (Blood for Blood, #1)
by Catherine Doyle (Goodreads Author)
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When it comes to revenge, love is a dangerous complication. With a fierce rivalry raging between two warring families, falling in love is the deadliest thing Sophie could do. An epic debut set outside modern-day Chicago.
When five brothers move into the abandoned mansion in her neighbourhood, Sophie Gracewell's life changes forever. Irresistibly drawn to bad boy Nicoli, Sophie finds herself falling into a criminal underworld governed by powerful families. As the boys' dark secrets begin to come to light, Sophie is confronted with stinging truths about her own family, too. She must choose between two warring dynasties - the one she was born into, and the one she is falling in love with. When she does, blood will spill and hearts will break. [close]Giveaway dates: Dec 17 - Jan 05, 20155 copies available, 64 people requestingCountries available: GB and IE
The Cause (The Minutemen Series, #1)
by Roderick Vincent (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Nov 28, 2014The second American Revolution will be a fire lit from an internal spark.
The year is 2022. America is on the verge of economic and social collapse. Th…more[close] The second American Revolution will be a fire lit from an internal spark.View Details »
The year is 2022. America is on the verge of economic and social collapse. The government has made individual freedom its enemy. African American hacker Isse Corvus enters a black-ops training camp. He discovers the leaders are revolutionaries seeking to return the U.S. back to its Constitutional roots. Soon the camp fractures. Who is traitor? Who is patriot? Corvus learns that if he doesn’t join The Cause and help them hack the NSA’s servers, it could mean his life. If he joins, he becomes part of a conspiracy to overthrow America’s financial oligarchy.
NSA Director Titus Montgomery is building a system to pacify America’s instigators. He is told by the President rule of law must be maintained at all costs. What happens when martial law meets revolution?
The Cause is a dystopian thriller taking many topical issues to the next logical level. The dense web of the NSA’s previous generation’s surveillance system has been supplanted by a new, more ruthless one. Robotic warfare, drones, quantum computers, Anonymous, the NSA, and a cast of conniving characters, this novel takes you on a manifest journey on how a new revolution could be born. [close]
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