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Lie With Me, Andy Lanyon

Lie With Me, Andy Lanyon

Lie With Me Lie With Me is a violent, twisty, absorbing contrast of humdrum and extraordinary that covers all the ground between true love, manipulation, and murder. Alex is a successful psychiatrist, practising in Melbourne. He isn't enthralled with his job or his...

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Not Forgiven, Neven Carr

Not Forgiven, Neven Carr

Not Forgiven Not Forgiven, the riveting sequel to Forgotten, follows Claudia Cabriati's efforts to discover what lies behind the traumatic break in her memories and uncover the truth. With the enigmatic Saul at her side, Claudia is chasing down the last of the loose...

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The Book of Abisan, C H Clepitt

The Book of Abisan, C H Clepitt

The Book of Abisan The Book of Abisan is an adventurous urban fantasy, where a religious elite that persecutes magic users is extending its activities across alternate realities. Yfrey is a magic user on the run, her home long since gone and her family and friends...

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The Alien Diaries, Glenn Devlin

The Alien Diaries, Glenn Devlin

The Alien Diaries The Alien Diaries combines the American Civil War, aliens on the run, and a modern book store owner in an original, unlikely, enjoyable read. Kate Arendell is an orphan, working in a run-down New York tavern in the last quarter of the 18th century....

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Into the Dark, J A Schneider

Into the Dark, J A Schneider

Into the DarkInto the Dark is a chilling ride through the implosion of a marriage and the exposure of a years-old murder. Annie Lamb is a new mother and an Art History professor, on the verge of burnout juggling a career, her child, and her marriage. Psychologically...

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Darkness is Coming, S M Smith

Darkness is Coming, S M Smith

Darkness is Coming Darkness is Coming is an cyber-hacker thriller on the international scale, where the shots fired are both literal and metaphorical. Taryn Booker is an up-and-coming cyber-security expert in a social media network when her job takes on a very...

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Witches’ Gambit, Charles Freedom Long

Witches’ Gambit, Charles Freedom Long

Witches' Gambit: Book One of the Seven Worlds  Witches’ Gambit showcases Charles Freedom Long’s trademark ability to meld life after death, alien life, and extra-sensory perception into a gripping science-fiction story. The United States is living though a Christian...

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The Arks of Andromeda, W H Mitchell

The Arks of Andromeda, W H Mitchell

The Arks of Andromeda (The Imperium Chronicles Book 1) The Arks of Andromeda is an interesting view on the cultural interface between humanoid, AI, and religion. As pirates make increasingly bold forays into civilised space, the aristocracy becomes increasingly...

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Quick Fix, J Gregory Smith

Quick Fix, J Gregory Smith

Quick Fix (The Reluctant Hustler Book 1) Quick Fix is a thriller whose protagonist showcases just how many ways trying to get rich quick can go wrong. Kyle Logan is down on his luck and trying to drown his sorrows in a bar when he’s served with divorce papers....

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Pangaea; the Sunslinger, Bolivar Beato

Pangaea; the Sunslinger, Bolivar Beato

Pangaea; the Sunslinger: (Age of Immortals) Pangaea is an epic fantasy-style story that makes a valiant effort to be all things to all people. Peopled with semi-immortal, metres-tall races, Pangaea is not a peaceful area. The young of the ruling class spend centuries...

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