Literary Gold 6/19/16

Today's Literary Gold Book Deals:
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Inish Carraig
by Jo Zebedee
PRICE: $0.99
Science Fiction & Fantasy
The alien invasion is over. Humanity has been defeated.

Belfast teenager John Dray struggles to survive in the devastated city, scavenging food and clothes for his younger siblings. Set up by the local crime lord, he's sent to Inish Carraig, a formidable alien prison. There, he uncovers a conspiracy which threatens Earth and everyone he loves.

He has to reveal it. First, he has to get out.

Coming Home
by Mary Jane Morgan
PRICE: $0.99
Romance / Westerns
When Francie Bennett’s father is diagnosed with dementia and she discovers she’s pregnant by her cheating ex-boyfriend, she leaves college to help take care of her ailing father and have her baby.

Matt Richardson lost his father and wife to preventable accidents and will do whatever it takes to keep his daughter safe, even forbidding her life’s passion—riding horses. When his mother sneaks Chloe to a riding lesson, Matt feels like he’s lost control, and there’s nothing he hates worse.

Eventually, Matt gives in and allows Chloe to take riding lessons but only under one condition: he’s always there. Unfortunately, nothing has ever affected his feeling of being out of control worse than falling for the fiery, red-haired riding instructor whose life revolves around horses.

As her father worsens and her due date nears, Francie is determined to prove she can handle everything by herself, even if that means keeping the man she cares about at a distance. But when Francie’s life takes a dangerous turn, will she let Matt in and allow him to help her? And will the power of love be strong enough for Matt to finally overcome his deepest fears?

The Amulet Thief
by Luanne Bennett
PRICE: $0.99
Paranormal Romance
Alex Kelley was just five when her mother was murdered by what appeared to be the act of a psychopath. But when she returns to New York City twenty-one years after vanishing, she’ll learn that the truth is much more complicated than a random killing, and the necklace her mother gave her days before the murder is something worth killing for.

Her first stop is where it all began––a peculiar shop in the heart of Greenwich Village filled with oddities, ghosts, and secrets. It’s here that the game begins and those secrets begin to unravel.

When her necklace is stolen, she’s thrown into a strange world intertwined with Manhattan, filled with all those things that shouldn’t exist. At the helm of this world is the mysterious Greer Sinclair who takes her under his wing as they search for the missing necklace. It’s an amulet that holds the fate of the world. But he’s not the only male vying for her favor. Constantine––a satyr with a penchant for voyeurism who just might hold some of the answers––has his eye on her, too. Under the watch of both, she’ll set out on an elaborate hunt that will ultimately lead to the biggest secret of all.

The line between the mundane and supernatural worlds is starting to blur. And as Alex fights her annoying attraction to a man she doesn’t quite trust, she’ll fall deeper, straddling both worlds before realizing the latter may be the better fit.

Target Engaged
by M L Buchman
PRICE: $0.99
Romantic Suspense
Delta Force: The most dangerous elite counter-terrorism force on the planet
• The deadliest shooters •
• The most out-of-the-box thinkers in any military •
• Will die to get the mission done •
Sergeant Kyle Reeves: The premier soldier of the new recruits
Sergeant Carla Anderson: The first woman of Delta Force
If the training doesn't kill them, their passion may-but Kyle Reeves and Carla Anderson blast right in. Show no fear. Have no fear. Then they get the call. The most powerful drug-smuggling ring in Venezuela needs a takedown, and Delta's newest team leaps into the deep jungle to deliver. Giving their all? Not a problem. Giving their hearts? That takes a new level of courage.

A Spirited Manor
by Kate Danley
PRICE: $0.99
Science Fiction & Fantasy
In Kate Danley's delicious penny-dreadful, A Spirited Manor, grieving widow Clara O'Hare accepts an invitation to a séance in the remote country home of Lord Horace Oroberg. Joining her around the table are Oroberg’s cad of a son, Clifford; his mousy fiancée, Violet; her overbearing mother, Hilda Nero; Norman Scettico, a renowned scientist; the lovely Marguerite Matson; and the dashing young medium, Wesley Lowenherz.

Before long, the group’s fascination with the spirit world calls up something sinister, and Clara and Wesley are pulled together to solve a murder most foul. Laced with gothic tension, romance, and mystery, A Spirited Manor will delight readers with its unexpected turns and thrilling conclusion.

by Sky Knizley
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Life isn't easy for Detective Raven Storm. Her best friend was recently killed and dismembered, her latest case ended with her partner in intensive care, and her mother, the vampiric Mistress of the City is playing matchmaker… again. The last thing she wants is another bizarre murder case with a partner she doesn't know. But that is exactly what she gets when she is handed the enigmatic case of Nathan King, who was found in his car with a gaping hole where his stomach should be.

Soon Raven is unraveling a mystery that leads her deep into the city's preternatural underworld, and into the arms of a sexy vampire she barely knows, but whose heart she seeks in the darkness…

Bad Glass
by Richard E Gropp
PRICE: $0.99
Something has happened in Spokane. The military has evacuated the city and locked it down. Even so, disturbing rumors and images seep out, finding their way onto the Internet, spreading curiosity, skepticism, and panic. For what they show is—or should be—impossible: strange creatures that cannot exist, sudden disappearances that violate the laws of physics, human bodies fused with inanimate objects, trapped yet still half alive. . . .
Dean Walker, an aspiring photographer, sneaks into the quarantined city in search of fame. What he finds will change him in unimaginable ways. Hooking up with a group of outcasts led by a beautiful young woman named Taylor, Dean embarks on a journey into the heart of a mystery whose philosophical implications are as terrifying as its physical manifestations. Even as he falls in love with Taylor—a woman as damaged and seductive as the city itself—his already tenuous hold on reality starts to come loose. Or perhaps it is Spokane’s grip on the world that is coming undone.
Now, caught up in a web of interlacing secrets and betrayals, Dean, Taylor, and their friends must make their way through this ever-shifting maze of a city, a city that is actively hunting them down, herding them toward a shocking destiny.

Viking Warrior Rising
by Asa Maria Bradley
PRICE: $0.99
Paranormal Romance
Under attack from Loki's minions, immortal warlord Leif is shocked to encounter a dark-haired beauty who fights like a warrior herself. Wounded and feverish, the Viking kisses her, inadvertently triggering an ancient Norse bond. But when Naya Brisbane breaks away and disappears before the bond is completed, Leif's warrior spirit goes berserk. If Leif doesn't find her fast, he's going to lose himself to permanent battle fury.
But Naya doesn't want to be found...and he'll do anything to find her. Because they're both running out of time.

Love Is Crazy
by Abby Brooks
PRICE: $0.99
Romantic Comedy
What’s the best part about growing up in a small town surrounded by cornfields and cow poop? That’s right. Not much. Especially when you’ve got the heart of a wanderer like I do. Even my name is made up of places.
Dakota London. Destined to travel the world.
Except not really, because in all my twenty-five years, I still haven’t left my hometown.
And then, one day, in true once upon a time fashion, Dominic Kane comes swaggering into the bar where I work. The Dominic Kane. The travel photographer I’ve been following for years, living vicariously through his pictures.
We have this gravity about us. We’re drawn together and couldn’t pull away if we wanted to. This electricity we have, it’s a force of nature.
When he asks me to go with him, it’s like I’m getting everything I ever wanted. But I can’t just leave my life, as small as it may be. Taking a chance like that on a stranger is crazy.


Death Comes to Happy Acres
by JT Moss
PRICE: $0.99
Cozy Mystery
At sixty-three, former jazz musician Wade Lovett finds himself something of a trailer park Lothario carrying on affairs with three different women. But when circumstances prompt Carol Smitzky to make a compelling case for a marriage arrangement, he agrees. The next morning he visits girlfriend number two, Peggy MacCallister, to tell her the news—and finds her lying dead on her kitchen floor. Shortly after Peggy’s death, Wade is surprised to learn that she left him guardianship of her prized cat, Prince Albert. Even more surprising, she named Wade as beneficiary of her life insurance, which provokes her son to demand an autopsy. As a natural death seems less and less likely, Wade becomes the prime suspect in her murder forcing him to investigate the crime himself. Was Peggy killed by one of her two children, the park manager, a mystery second boyfriend, or was it Wade’s third paramour, Sue Mullen?

by Kyra Gregory
PRICE: $0.99
Fantasy / Paranormal
Growing up in the longest period of peace in Lionessa, Princess Sybelle never imagined that she’d one day have to fight to keep her kingdom. When her father dies, everything in Sybelle’s life changes. The once-peaceful kingdom is marked by war, her inexperience is mocked, and her sickly brother is used as a pawn in a political game that threatens to take what is rightfully hers.

When King Nero calls for her to marry his son, Sybelle knows what she must do to maintain control, but doing so will unleash a wickedness within her that could potentially prolong the war or possibly cause her to lose her kingdom.

Can the newly appointed Queen succeed with so many obstacles in front of her?

Henrietta The Dragon Slayer
by Beth Barany
PRICE: $0.99
Fantasy / Paranormal
She's a legend at 17, but only Henrietta knows the price she paid for her fame ... and it was much too high.

Henrietta, the legendary Dragon Slayer of Bleuve, can't face the thought of another kill. She's lost family, friends and home on her rocky road to fame. But when the young warrior is summoned by a King to retrieve the Dragon Stone from the last dragon in existence, she can't refuse--her mentor lies dying, and the healing stone is all that can save him. This quest will be her most harrowing of all, for it means facing mysterious assassins, the dreaded choppy sea, and all with a misfit band--a young witch, a jester and a surly knight. And at journey's end, someone must die ... the dragon, or Henrietta.

Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law
by Michelle Granas
PRICE: $0.99
Women’s Fiction
Cordelia is disabled and painfully shy but none of that matters when a stranger desperately needs her help. Shaken out of a routine that centers on caring for her odd family in Warsaw--her father is an academic with no life skills, her brother never leaves the villa, and her mother has dementia--she is forced to act. Zaremba, a wealthy businessman, is fleeing arrest when he stops to save her father's life. He claims to be innocent and wants a favor as he seeks to turn the tables on the authorities. Cordelia is grateful but wary. Is he truly being persecuted or is he deceiving her? Her reluctant agreement to aid him plunges her into new realms of emotion. It is when he disappears, however, that she must gather all her courage and pursue the truth. Touching on human rights issues and real events in Europe, this is primarily a love story, intended for readers who enjoy language, conversation, and human relationships. It contains no graphic sex or violence.

Mean Girl
by Natasha A Salnikova
PRICE: $0.99
Psychological Thriller
Corby Mackentile is a fifteen-year-old girl who attends a private school. She has been bullied because of her weight since she was twelve, especially by the most popular girls. Her parents—her mother is a TV anchor and her father is a Buddhist who owns a butcher shop—are too busy with their own problems to pay attention to their only daughter. Corby has a crush on one of the most popular boys in school. He makes fun of her once, but then unexpectedly apologizes. From that moment, her situation with three of the popular girls becomes worse. Then, one day, one of the girls who had bullied Corby comes to the butcher shop where Corby works for her father after school. Again, the girl teases Corby about her weight, but this time everything is different.

Fairfield Amish Romance: Volume 1
by Elanor Miller, Susan Vail, Diane Burkholder, and Isabell Weaver
PRICE: $0.99
Religious & Inspirational Fiction
Follow the stories of four young Amish couples who try to find their purpose in life. With God’s help, it may also include true love.

Letting Go by Susan Vail - Hannah has to learn that she can’t force things to work out the way she wants them to. Fortunately, God’s plans are better and all she has to do is let go and trust Him. A #1 Best Selling novella in both the Inspirational Spiritual Fiction and Religion & Spirituality Short Reads categories.

Rebekah's Quilt by Isabell Weaver - A sweet short story about a near tragedy that works out well in the end. Levi & Rebekah finally work together, God shows them amazing things are possible.A #1 Best Selling short story in the Religion & Spirituality Short Reads category.

Unexpected Romance by Elanor Miller - Rebekah grew up in a very strict Amish family while Jacob grew up in a more liberal Amish family and even has a job in the English world. With God’s help, they just might overcome their differences and find love. A #1 Best Selling novella in both the Inspirational Spiritual Fiction and Religion & Spirituality Short Reads categories.

Abigail's First Love by Diane Burkholder - A short story about a girl looking to explore the outside world and boy with a secret crush. Together, Abigail and Isaac may find they can find love in their Amish community A #1 Best Selling Hot New Release.

by Mark Gimenez
PRICE: $0.99
Thrillers & Suspense
A Texas governor wants to be president. His wife wants to escape his suffocating ambition. A Mexican drug lord wants him dead. When the drug lord abducts the governor's wife while she is working secretly as a nurse in a colonia on the border, Governor Bode Bonner must choose between his wife and the White House, between his life and hers.

Amie an African Adventure
by Lucinda E Clarke
PRICE: $0.99
Action & Adventure
Amie was just an average girl, living in her home town close to friends and family. She was happily married and she had her future all planned out. They would have two adorable children, while she made award winning programmes for television.

Until the day her husband announced he was being sent to live and work in an African country she’d never heard of.

When she came to the notice of a Colonel in the Government, it made life very complicated, and from there things started to escalate from bad to worse.

If Amie could have seen that one day she would be totally lost, fighting for her life, and enduring untold horrors, she would never have stepped foot on that plane.

Pennsylvania Omnibus
by Michael Bunker
PRICE: $0.99
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Young Amishman Jedidiah Troyer is now a traveler. He's signed up for an emigration program that is colonizing the planet of New Pennsylvania. He just wants to start a farm and homestead on affordable land in a new Amish community. Space pioneering isn't as easy as it sounds when you're "plain." Jedidiah and his new friend Dawn arrive on New Pennsylvania in the middle of a rebel uprising, and TRACE, the resistance group that is rising up against TRANSPORT, has taken on the mission of getting Jed from the City to the Amish Zone. Being a stranger in the old world doesn't even compare to being a stranger in a new world... a world that is at war and where nothing is what it seems.

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