Happy Wednesday, fellow reading addicts!
You know you’re getting old when you need multiple pairs of glasses to see properly. Well… Maybe not old, but stubbornness resulted in this at a younger age than most people.
A couple weeks back, I finally had to admit that my eyes were way worse than I expected them to be and went to see the doctor. I had been experiencing severe eye strain at the end of the day and for someone who spends most of the time at the computer writing or working, it’s really hard to do so when everything is blurry on the screen. It got to the point I was not even wearing my glasses to read. I’d take them off because I’d see better without them.
Apparently, my nearsightedness got better. I’m not as nearsighted as I used to be. But because I was stubborn and not wanting to see the eye doctor, it resulted in some fancy term that basically meant the muscles in your eyes that work on focusing your lenses got strained and I wasn’t able to go back and forth between long and short distances at ease. So we ordered my glasses.
They came in Saturday. It’s a world of difference. No more eye strain and tired eyes. I’m able to see without squinting and things are so much clearer.
All of this to say, I’ll be able to read a lot more now that I can see clearly. I’m quite excited about that.
We have a bunch of great books to share with you this week and not just books on sale, but a cover reveal from one of our authors and a flash sale on two of her books. Check all of that out below!
I also want to let you know, we’re changing to a different newsletter provider, so don’t be surprised if you see us coming from someplace different next week.
Enjoy and happy reading!
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Special Deals
This box set includes all four books in The Kacy Chronicles, a Prophesies of Oriceran Series full of portal-travel, magic, dragons, action, adventure and romance. Written for anyone who has ever wanted to fly!
Born to a wealthy Virginian family, privileged Jordan’s got her life all planned out. Get her PhD, find the perfect Virginia man to marry, pop out a few more Kacy’s and make her State Senator father proud.
If only Jordan could let the past rest.
When your mother disappears without a trace it carves a gash that bleeds a long time. Jordan has never given up hope that her mother is alive. So when Jordan’s old nanny shows up with a mysterious locket containing a portrait of Jordan’s mother, Jordan believes her hope was not in vain.
When the locket opens a portal to an alternate universe and a stranger hurtles through to earth, it’s not her first clue that something very strange is at play.
Teaming up with Sol, a disgruntled courier who’s lost his wings, Toth, a hardened aerial mercenary, and Eohne, a brilliant Elven magician-inventor, Jordan embarks on a haphazard quest. Facing off with interfering barmaids, terrifying harpies, and a wicked Prince with plans to destroy an entire nation is only the beginning.
Can Jordan find her mother and learn the truth about her disappearance? What happens when Jordan learns she is not who she thinks she is?
You will fall in love with these characters and wish the adventure would never end! Grab your copy and fall through the portal today!
Empires will conquer and kingdoms will fall.
Heroes will rise and nightmares will be forged.
The Naplian Empire’s war of expansion against the Grand Alliance has taken a turn for the worse.
With vital serjaum fuel reserves wiped out by a surprise attack, Admiral Daviont of the III Corps makes a long, desperate journey to the fringes of Terran space for a massive undeveloped source of serjaum—the Baedecker Star System. But his action does not go unnoticed. Their mortal enemies, the Briddarri, send their own task force to intercept.
At Baedecker Four, starfighter pilot and governor’s son Taggart “Tag” Wester has his hands full steering clear of his wing commander’s wrath. When an emergency call unearths a dangerous foe from the past, he’s put to a test unlike any he’s ever face—one of courage, and leadership.
Elden Selva is on a mission to restore power to the defeated Northern Alliance, by retrieving the remains of Truppen cybernetic soldiers. What he finds is far more than he anticipated, and the ensuing conflict changes both him and the woman he loves.
The invaders and defenders collide in a struggle that will not only shape their lives, but have dire consequences for the entire galaxy.
The Bad Company
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Humanity’s greatest export—Justice.
Space is a dangerous place, even for the wary, especially for the unprepared. The aliens have no idea.
Here comes the Bad Company.
Colonel Terry Henry Walton takes his warriors into battle, for a price, in this first installment of The Bad Company. He believes in the moral high ground and is happy getting paid for his role in securing it.
Set in the Kurtherian Gambit Universe, Terry, Char, and their people—humans, Werewolves, Weretigers, and Vampires—form the core of the Bad Company’s Direct Action Branch, a private conflict solution enterprise.
Join them as they fight their way across Tissikinnon Four where none of the warring parties were what they expected.
— PLEASE NOTE —
Inside this book is cursing, amusing cursing, but cursing nonetheless. If bad language offends you, perhaps this book is not for you.
Set on the foundation laid by the Kurtherian Gambit Series, The Bad Company tells an entirely new story in the Age of Expansion–when the Etheric Empire is fast becoming the Etheric Federation with all of the trials and tribulations that come with bringing together different peoples, systems, and ideals.
Ever tried to get a permit to fly a dragon over New York City?
Talk about red tape.
Welcome to the Dragon Show! The only show on earth where you get to watch, me, Tara Drake, take to the skies on the back of dragon.
I’d like to say that Percy and I just do our shows, collect our tips, and that’s it…
But we’re hunting the vampires that killed my family.
I’m going to take them down, one by one.
Our hunt has brought us to New York City, where the coven of vamps have set up camp. Time to start hunting…
We’re being hunted.
Turns out, we’re also being hunted by a ghoul with an ancient grudge.
No matter… Hunted or hunting, It’s time to crack my whips and take a stand. I’m gonna go toe-to-toe with anyone who is dares stand between me and my revenge.
Even if it costs me my body, my mind… and my soul.
Caught between an erupting volcano
And telepathic dreams of disaster…
He’s committed to the unimaginable — dedicating his company to doing good in the world.
Cleaning up Earth’s worst toxic waste site with omnivorous buffalitos seemed like a good plan, until ecoterrorists target the Amazing Conroy, stage-hypnotist-turned-CEO. Meanwhile, a tour bus of aliens is trying to convince him to embrace a mysterious purpose amidst ancient Mayan ruins.
Now the fate of the Earth hangs on a single decision.
Conroy will need all his hypnotic skills, the support of his best friend, and insight from his dead aunt, if he is to save himself, the buffalitos, and the planet.
And just maybe, along the way, he’ll find his true destiny.
Follow the Amazing Conroy’s true fate to gourmet sandwiches, temporal impossibilities, and alien bliss. Buy now or read FREE on Kindle Unlimited.
The Amazing Conroy series is an interstellar adventure by a six-time Nebula Award-nominated author. Mind control, manipulation, and mayhem abound in a story that will keep you brilliantly entertained.
From the ashes of their past, Cygnus was rising.
Following in the footsteps of their forefathers, humanity returns to space to explore, learn what the galaxy has to offer, maybe even return to Earth. Cain, the great-great-grandson of the ones who brought peace and free trade back to Planet Cygnus VII, finds himself challenged to live up to the deeds of his ancestors, driven to excel he joins the Space Exploration Service trying to earn a position on the latest deep space exploration vessel.
But space is a dangerous place, where the risks are great and the rewards fleeting.
Faced with the most difficult decisions, Cain finds himself trapped on a human-colonized world. With hostile forces pressing in, Cain has no choice but to dig deep for lessons from his past, match wits with a ruthless enemy, and help his companions transition from being peaceful explorers to fierce fighters if they are to survive.
A journey to the far reaches of the galaxy, an exploration of their inner souls. From space they came, to space they returned…
Cygnus Rising is the first in Craig Martelle’s Cygnus Space Opera Series, set in his Free Trader universe! You don’t want to miss this Sci-Fi series!
Thriller & Western Special Deals
FROM BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, CHUCK DIXON, COMES THE LEVON CADE SERIES – A CAN’T-PUT-IT-DOWN VIGILANTE JUSTICE SERIES.
Levon Cade left his profession behind to work construction. He just wants to live an anonymous life and be a good dad to his daughter. But when a local girl vanishes, he’s asked to return to the skills that made him a mythic figure in the shadowy world of counterterrorism.
Follow Levon and his daughter while they go on the run from the feds and a growing army of enemies that Levon makes along the way.
“Levon is bad ass. Makes Jack Reacher seem like crossing guard.”
FROM SLAVE TO RANCHMAN – A HISTORICAL WESTERN BASED ON TRUE EVENTS.
In return for his freedom, a slave is tasked with the job of delivering a valuable stallion to a horse farm in Tennessee. The Civil War is dying down and the roads are dangerous but with some help the horse is delivered and the slave sees freedom.
Wishing to be freed from any remembrance of the slave farm, John has a last name that he refuses to use. John’s skill with horses opens doors for him which eventually take him to Fort Worth, Texas. More open doors, over a period of years, find him on a cattle drive to Montana, followed by a second drive into Alberta, Canada. From there, he chooses the name Ware. John Ware stays in Alberta, where he becomes a much loved and respected Alberta rancher.
The John Ware story is well known, however since he never learned to read or write he left no historic record of his background.
It’s finally here! Today is the COVER REVEAL for BLOOD AD INFINITUM by Raven Belasco!
This third book in the Blood & Ancient Scrolls Series pushes Noosh beyond all her limits, as she finally finds out exactly who her vampire lover truly is—just in time for them to face a threat more personally dangerous than any Bad Guy she could ever have dreamed of. This far-ranging story takes you through time, across the world, and into deep, deep trouble. Noosh has survived the world of the Am’r so far…but she’s never faced anything like this.
Author Raven Belasco says she’s absolutely thrilled about the cover for her third book with LMBPN. “I’m just so lucky to be getting to work with such talented artists who really care about capturing the essence of the story into one image. I think this is the best of all the covers so far. Of course, I’ve said that each time, so I might be biased.”
Haven’t had a chance to start this fresh and original dark fantasy series? To celebrate sharing this gorgeous cover, we are flash dropping the price on both Blood Ex Libris and Blood Sine Qua Non to 99¢ TODAY ONLY! Get ‘em!
Blood, passion, and swords. And don’t forget flamethrowers. And one librarian, in over her head.
How did I get here: covered in blood and holding a sword I can’t use?
It all started when the dark and mysterious stranger showed up at my children’s reading hour. Of course I noticed him. I’d been single (and bored) for longer than I care to admit. Me, I’m Anushka (Noosh) Rosetti, head librarian.
He turned out to be a vampire. And not just any vampire: Vlad Dracula. Although he goes by another name these days, and he says he’s changed his violent ways. He definitely seemed more of a lover than a fighter. At first.
In a whirlwind of passion and blood-drinking, I made a crucial but impulsive decision: share blood with him a third time, and give up normal human society forever, making my life among the “am’r”—that’s what the vampires call themselves.
The whirlwind just keeps spinning faster. Before I know it, I’m at an am’r summit meeting—and then, abducted by Vlad’s oldest enemy. He’s hoping to use me to undo all of my lover and my new family’s plans to save am’r society from tearing itself apart.
I thought I was just going to archive some ancient books, but somehow I have to keep myself from being used as a pawn by the craziest bad guy ever, escape back to the good guys (and I’m not sure how “good” they really are) across a desert (I don’t even know what country I’m in!) and not be killed in the process. I don’t know how I will survive the next five minutes, never mind save my beloved’s life, too….
Blood Ex Libris is the first book in a brand new, dark urban fantasy series mixing horror, history, and blood-soaked romance featuring a snarky librarian heroine, a sensual but complex hero in the story of a life that unfolds in unexpected ways from humdrum to death-defying thrills, from Middle America to the middle of an unknown desert, surrounded by sword-fighting, explosions, and the ultimate drama of immortals meeting death.
What to expect: Steamy romance with uninhibited language, strong female lead, alpha male, graphic violence, LGBTQ+ characters, graphic violence, and blood feeding imagery.
Covered in blood, a knife in one hand and a gun in the other. This rescue attempt has gone terribly wrong.
I was finally getting used to life among the am’r (the name vampires use for themselves) in Romania, archiving a library of ancient texts, learning how to fight, and having lots of quality time with Sandu—who used to go by the name Dracula—perhaps you’ve heard of him?
But then the dreams started. Bagamil, the maker of Sandu (and, ahem, also my lover—life has gotten a lot more exciting recently), was supposed to be on a mission to the am’r of South America, but he has been missing for months now, and those nightmares tell me that something is terribly wrong.
So Sandu made rescue plans, and I insisted on coming along to help. But now I’ve been separated from all the am’r who are our allies, and I’m trapped in a booby-trapped cave system down at the bottom of the world, chased by enemy vampires with knives and guns—not fair!
And I have two problems even on top of that! First, I’m now part-am’r, which makes me smell even more delicious to them, and secondly, well, there seems to be even more bad guys than expected down here, and they all seem to be holding some deep grudges against both Sandu and Bagamil. And they want revenge right now.
How can I find my beloveds without falling into a trap or being taken captive by the hangry bad guys? Once we’re all together again, how do we figure some way out of all of this? If I’ve learned anything in my time amongst the am’r, it’s only going to be by fighting our way out….
Blood Sine Qua Non is the second book in a brand new, dark urban fantasy series mixing horror, history, and blood-soaked romance featuring a snarky librarian heroine and a sensual but complex hero in the story of an adventure like no other, with thrilling plot-twists and characters faced with “personal growth or death.” Ranging from Romania through gorgeous settings in Buenos Aires and Tierra del Fuego, get caught up in the clashes of personality and chaotic melees, fight for love with guns, knives, and the ultimate weapon against vampires: fire.
What to expect: Steamy romance with uninhibited language, strong female lead who can fight, non-monogamy, LGBTQ+ characters, graphic violence, and blood feeding imagery.
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