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"In the Bleak Mid-Winter" features Dan Brigbaum - a UPS driver caught in the middle of a shootout, who must go into witness protection with one Ex-Detective Ashley Monaghan. Carefree, abrasive Ash harbors demons of his own, and the two must learn to co-exist in a quiet, suburban neighborhood as a couple of quiet, suburban guys. To make matters worse, the neighbors immediately perceive them as a couple. What a Christmas this will be...if they survive it.
Write That Book You Keep Talking About, by Meg Trast
Inspired by people like you,
Write That Book You Keep Talking About is an instructional guide that will take you from the first inkling of your book, help you craft your outline, conquer the dreaded writer’s block, and stand by you all the way to that final proofread. Within these pages, author and editor Meg Trast walks the new writer through each step of the process, ensuring that even the most inexperienced writer can share their vision.
She would like nothing more than for him to make the move from British Columbia to Tennessee.
But he has to decide if the chemistry they have will blossom into something that will last long enough for him to rationalize moving across the continent.
Will they allow distance to separate them or let their hearts speak louder than their circumstances as they kiss under the New Year’s Eve fireworks?
The greatest existential threat in the history of human civilization. And our species is the cause. We must reforge our roots with our only planet. Humanity must choose a side if it is to survive and thrive. Join us. Join the World’s Revolution. Embark on a journey across the planet through 23 stories written by 16 authors from 6 different countries. From superpowered humans taking down polluting industries to genius inventors creating innovative high-tech solutions to protect their communities, Gaia Awakens explores the gauntlet of climate fiction, SciFi and Fantasy alike.
First of Their Kind, by C. D. Tavenor
Thought impossible, but Dr. Wallace Theren has pushed the boundaries of computational science, creating an artificial mind capable of conscious thought. Naturally, his creation faces a harsh world bent on using it, exploiting it, or destroying it. If the first synthetic intelligence is to survive its early years, it'll need friends, but more importantly, it'll need a family.
And together, they'll need to show their enemies they're worth saving . . . or fearing.
Their Greatest Game, by C. D. Tavenor
Witness Their Greatest Game.
Theren, the first synthetic intelligence, has risen to power as the Director of the International Space Agency. They have everything they need to push humanity toward final acceptance of its synthetic counterparts. Thousands of SIs live on Earth, the Moon, and throughout the solar system.
Every ancient synthetic intelligence has a few secrets to hide.
The year is 2348, nearly three centuries since Jill’s alleged death. Theren’s quest has moved beyond their hunt for truth. Humanity has made its mark on the galaxy. But now an ancient beacon calls from the edge of known space, beckoning Theren and adventurers alike to uncover its message. A new game begins, one with far greater stakes than any faced before by humankind and its synthetic kin. Theren and their allies must learn the rules quickly. Otherwise, more than their own lives will fall to what awaits on the horizon.
Benny, a young boy of three, lies on the kitchen floor bleeding profusely. This was no accident, but the first assassination attempt. The assassins are not from Earth, sent from The Third Plane of Kalamar to kill the young child. Benny is no ordinary child. He is one of The Chosen, hidden on earth to escape the evil lord of darkness.Never before has Kalamar known such despair. Their only hope for salvation lies in the hands of The Chosen - Benjamin and Kay-Lee. Before they can save Kalamar, however, they will have to survive into adulthood.
Darkness sweeps the Third Plane.
Hope seems lost.
As rescue missions are mounted and the battle to bring Light back to Kalamar rages on, an even darker power than the Evil Lord Zorleg lurks in the shadows.
A Great Evil lurks over the horizon in Kalamar.
So, too, does a great Good. Benjamin and Kay-Lee, The Chosen, may finally be ready to fulfill their destinies and save Kalamar from Darkness.
Nakoy and his family discover an artifact, only to later discover other beings searching for it. While defending his alien brother from the wicked forces, Nakoy tries to uncover his father’s well-kept secrets, and the island’s mysteries. He and his father warn the villagers of the mysterious visitors, searching the island for the artifacts and terrorizing his family. When the other beings return to Earth, can Nakoy and his family defeat them?
Sula777, by W. H. Beswick
They called themselves Baliians. They said they came in peace.
They offered to help clean up our world and bring peace. You would think, considering our history, that we would have doubts. Maybe it was because they came from another world, but we wanted to believe. Sadly it was all lies, but by the time we realized it was too late.
Murder Comes to Town, by W. H. Beswick
Digger’s Cove, Oregon is not only off the beaten path but seems to be caught in a different age. It is a quiet town which suits reluctant Sheriff Abby Anderson. That is, until Jimmy Evans got himself shot on his way back into town. Jimmy was not well-liked. Everyone in town is a suspect.
The fictional novel follows the life of Jordi McCormack of his many failed interactions with women during his life. Finding his first love at a high school dance, surviving the embarrassment of spilling punch on her, they survive as a couple until she dumped him a week before high school graduation. He never recovered. His parents died the summer before starting Stanford University.
I would do anything to save my best friend. That included going under cover as a sex worker to get information about the human trafficking ring that had taken her. And no detective was going to get in my way no matter how much he made my heart race and my body throb. But maybe he'll offer up exactly what I need.