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A Klee drawing named “Angelus Novus” shows an angel looking as though he is about to move away from something he is fixedly contemplating. His eyes are staring, his mouth is open, his wings are spread. This is how one pictures the angel of history. His face is turned toward the past. Where we perceive a chain of events, he sees one single catastrophe that keeps piling ruin upon ruin and hurls it in front of his feet. The angel would like to stay, awaken the dead, and make whole what has been smashed. But a storm is blowing from…

  • Assaph Mehr - Murder in Absentia A young man is found dead in his bed, with a look of extreme agony on his face and strange tattoos all over his body. His distraught senator father suspects foul play, and knows who to call on.  Enter Felix the Fox, a professional…

  • Steven Burgauer - The Grandfather Paradox: a time-travel story Marooned in the present, their only hope for the future lay in the past.  But first there was still the small matter of staying alive. The planet they were marooned on was crawling with bird-beasts, immense parrotlike carnivores that stood two…

  • GH Neale: Archipelago ARCHIPELAGO is a metaphorical fugue of dissonance that conflates, and confronts, supra-realities with the ineffable nature of language. It contains a thematic exposé of the philosophical problems of language and as such it presents itself through a meta-fictional, post-modern kaleidoscope. It is a whole roller coaster of…

  • Lynne Stringer: Once Confronted After a normal day turns disastrous, Madison Craig tries to put her life back together. She’s jumping at shadows and finds even familiar places terrifying. Can she forgive the men who hurt her? Her friend Evan Mansfield sees no need to do anything but hate their…

  • It's a quiet life in the Amsterdam's canals, but Wesley didn't know what to expect, just released from being unfairly locked away at Haan Psychiatric Hospital.  He met Megan right after, a beautiful but quirky girl, with passion for a high-risk life. Together they will  be involved in lots of…

  • A riveting first-person account of a brave young man caught up in a cataclysmic World War. This is the story of Captain William C. Frodsham, Jr., who - shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor - enlisted in the U.S. Army Infantry, where he excelled in basic training, became…

  • A marshal of the newly minted Federation of Worlds, he is a man-hunter and sworn to serve the law. Now he has returned to the world of his birth to fulfill a different oath. One made as he grew to manhood in the interment camps during the war. An oath…

  • Jessica Jesinghaus: From the Shadow What makes a man a monster? For too long Jacob has lived in isolation. Forsaken by God and cursed by a Shadow, he is doomed to an eternity of solitude with only the demons of his past for company. For nearly two hundred years, he…

  • Kimberly Cummons: Forever Love As far as Cassandra Marston is concerned, immortality exists only in the fictional world of movies and books. Even if she did believe in living forever, becoming immortal isn’t on her bucket list. She wants to meet the right man, fall in love, have children and…

  •                   Sybil has dreams; the prophetic kind, although interpreting them correctly is another matter. Her latest dream involves her sister Emerald, who wants to pursue her art once more and move on with her life after losing her husband. John, once felt…

  • Electric Wizard...Mad Scientist...Public Enemy Number One!  Visionary Inventor Nikola Tesla has a unique affinity for electric current...he can visualize the unseen...he speaks with beings of light.  Then things start to go wrong--and “mad scientist” Nikola  and his brilliant colleague Clara must go on the run from alien captors and human…

  • The U.N. Owen is adrift in interstellar space. With no lights, no life support, no help for ten trillion miles, it seems as though things can't get any worse. Then, Blore finds the body. Ten Little Astronauts is Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None set in space. The novella takes the essence…

  • Shiva XIV - Book 3 Prophecy rules, science rebels, and the fate of all depends on a boy named Ayn. Predestined to become the great messiah of his people, Ayn must save his galaxy from disease and war. But when an unknown enemy threatens everyone he loves, the destiny he…

  • Magnus Stanke: Falling in Death and Love Love hit when they met. Murder came later. The year: 1977. No internet, no mobile phones; tablets cure headaches not boredom.  The place: Mallorca, Spain. The Dictator is Dead, Long Live Tourism  David falls hard for Aurora and vice versa, but the holiday…

  • Nancy Quinn:  Go West, Young Woman After years of military life and strife, my husband, a newly retired Air Force Colonel, and I, packed up our two young children and headed west, trading the high pressure urban experience of the metro D.C area for what we thought would be a…

  • More than meets the eye at face value and stuck in a holding pattern, Augusta Bergeron, Beauchemins’ town siren, engages in morally destructive behavior she attributes to maternal abandonment.  On the heels of mourning the death of her mother, Lindsay Metcalfe, the strait-laced, historian-in-residence hailing from Boston, sets out to…

  • Sometimes winning is everything. Champion swimmer Aerin Keane is ready to give up her dreams of college swimming and a shot at the Olympics. As she starts senior year in her third high school, Aerin's determined to leave her family troubles behind and be like all the other girls at…

  • Orphaned and abandoned, over time, Sam has learnt to survive by herself. No one can get close enough to hurt her again. Her bank balance is empty and her student loans are stacking up, that’s when she sees the advert for a clinical trial. With nothing to lose, Sam takes…

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