Inequality is a science. Giant machines maintain order. And all people are not created equal. Daniela Machado is offered a chance to escape the deprivation of Bronx City through a coveted slot at the elite Tuck School. There, among the highborn of Manhattan, she discovers an unimaginable world of splendor and greed. But her opportunity is part of a darker plan, and she soon learns that those at society’s apex will stop at nothing to keep power for themselves. Daniela may have a chance to change the world, if it doesn’t change her first. Age of Order is a novel that explores the meaning of […]
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From the Dragon Award-nominated author, R.R. Virdi. Jonathan Hawthorne has lived over a century beholden to one rule: do not meddle in mortal affairs. He’s broken it twice. So when he crosses paths with Cassidy Winters, he’s forced to interfere again. Strike three. And the third time’s not the charm. Hawthorne is swept along as Cassidy slips through the cracks in reality. And being hunted by bands of monsters doesn’t help. To find the answers they need, they’ll have to play in a dangerous world. One where the odds and rules are stacked against them. They will have to navigate magical courts, queens and lords […]
A lonely man’s affair with an alluring woman threatens to destroy his beloved family. Its 1924, Italian immigrant Luigi Falconi has been away from home for twelve years working as a coal miner in West Virginia to carve out what he hopes will be a better life for his family. After years of separation, his wife, Appollonia, and three daughters leave Italy to join him in America. Just before they arrive, Luigi breaks off an affair with his lover, Isolde. Though she knows from the beginning that Luigi will leave her when his family arrives, Isolde cannot accept his decision to abandon her now that […]
Darkness rules her life. A pitiless man wants her body. A Daemon craves her heart. Raised within a regimented society of mages on the obsidian island of Malvaar, Cytriah, a young soul-catcher, is determined to attain the elite female rank of Exalted, hoping her soul-bewitching voice and strict upbringing will be enough.It cannot be.One chilling event from her past unravels her life, thread by thread. After her first grave mistake, Cytriah knows it won’t be long before she’s forced to serve Malvaar with her body, given over to men she won’t be able to choose and bear children she will never see. Death would be […]
Patch of Dirt introduces us to Joe Oliver, a womanizing thirty-year old drifter, who meets Frank Hill, a sixty-five year old, wounded Vietnam Veteran and his twenty-five year old wife Rita. Frank offers Joe a job, which he reluctantly accepts and is duped into becoming part of their plan to sire a child the impotent Frank, is powerless to conceive. Rita puts Joe through a series of tests to determine if he will be the right biological father for their child. Much to Frank’s consternation Rita falls for Joe and jeopardizes their plan. Joe finds himself conflicted about his feelings toward Rita.His ambivalence leads up […]
DJ needs beta readers. Christopher needs beta readers. But when DJ offers a trade, she gets more than she bargained. She’s thrust into Christopher’s crazy Figments world gone awry, as a mere piece in a game. Can she figure out the rules in a game where the stakes are high and there are no do-overs?
What do shadows darting across the walls, cryptic writing, black fog, and a little girl who can see ghosts have in common? Paranormal investigator and soul without a body, Vincent Graves, has forty-four hours to find out. To make matters worse, his years of body-hopping and monster-hunting are catching up with him. He’s losing his mind. An old contact has shut him out. To top it all off, something’s skulking through an asylum, killing patients. Three guesses who might be next, and the first two don’t count. The writing on the wall is not so clear. But one thing is: if he doesn’t figure this […]
Chris Brown is unemployed and going nowhere in life. Living in a small flat in North London, he is heavily in debt and needs to find the money to repay the loan shark; or else. Answers to his problems come with the unexpected arrival of aliens from 600 light years away – first contact. Unfortunately they bring bad news for planet Earth as well as surprises, with knowledge of a vast galactic empire known as the Star Unity ruled by a brutal dictator. They also reveal the political intrigue and the warring races that make up Orion’s Arm; Earth’s own backyard in the Milky Way. […]
Nobody expects to stare death in the face only to find out your entire life is a lie. Rescued by Salco, marketing executive Becky finds herself in an unknown magical world filled with happy people that try to forget their land is on the brink of destruction. Becky will soon learn none of this was an accident, and the council of Tsinia are certain her union with Darthorn’s son, Kovon, will create peace. And although her future has been planned out, she gives her heart to another.
Camille Turner has returned to her home town of Rotherham to open her new business, a childrens play centre. She said she left to pursue her education but in reality she was driven away by the antics of fellow pupil Dylan Ball, whose parting shot, a photo of Camille in tight shorts, earned her the nickname Camille Toe. After swearing revenge as she left the school gates behind her, Camille is reunited with a now older and apologetic Dylan who wants to be friends. She’d tell him to go to Hell but he does genuinely seem sorry. Plus he’s also matured into one sexy male. […]