Fiction

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The River Panj

Rating: 4
Derek Braun is working for Emergency Relief Corps in Afghanistan when terrorists attack the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. An ex-Notre Dame football star, he has been doing relief work in Central Asia for five years and is planning for this to be his final tour of duty.
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Winter Haven

Rating: 3
Devon Lecusken returns to his hometown of Winter Haven with a bag full of, well, baggage, and its residents are not ready to bring on the welcome home brigade just yet. While news of Devon’s return spreads like a bad a rash, maybe love has the ability to save him.
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Summer’s Journey: Volume One - Losing Control

Rating: 2.5
A blend of contemporary romance and erotica, “Summer’s Journey” begins with Summer’s decision to recover from her recent divorce by seeking the sexual freedom she has always desired.
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Counting from Zero

Rating: 2.5
To invade a computer, a virus relies on human help, such as clicking on an unsolicited e-mail attachment or inserting an infected floppy disk. "Counting from Zero" is about attacks on computers and computer networks, the attackers, and the defenders.
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January Kills Me

Rating: 3.5
Samantha Rialto, a recently divorced, defensively snarky middle school music teacher, has taken up surveillance photography as a way to fill the gaps in her educator’s salary. That is until a particularly cold week in January when Sam finds herself entangled in a mystery involving dead people, copious amounts of cash and a nutty Tai Chi enthusiast.
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Chasing Amanda

Rating: 4
In this suspenseful tale set in quiet, small-town Boyds, Maryland, a seven-year-old girl named Tracey mysteriously vanishes from a playground.
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The Abbey

Rating: 4
Ash Rashid is a former homicide detective who can't stand the thought of handling another death investigation. In another year, he'll be out of the department completely. That's the plan, at least, until his niece's body is found in the guest home of one of his city's most wealthy citizens. The coroner calls it an overdose, but the case doesn't add up.
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Just Run

Rating: 4
A tired, old Russian mobster—ready to retire—is forced to continue after his family is kidnapped by his boss, in this fast-paced thriller that often defies the conventions of the genre.
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Brainrush

Rating: 3.5
When terminally ill combat pilot Jake Bronson emerges from an MRI with extraordinary cognitive powers, everyone wants a piece of his talent--including Battista, one of the world's most dangerous terrorists.
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Abducted

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Elizabeth Gardner (Lizzy) is seventeen-years old when she tells her parents she’s going out with her girlfriends. Instead, she meets up with Jared Shayne, her boyfriend of two years. As she walks home beneath an inky black sky, her perfect night becomes her worst nightmare.
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The List

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A billionaire Senator with money to burn... A thirty year old science experiment, about to be revealed... Seven people, marked for death, not for what they know, but for what they are...
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Borrowed Time

Rating: 3
Police woman Kate O'Hern, and her partner Rob Hansen, are shot point-blank by Mason Blake, a madman. Hansen dies immediately and Kate is medically dead for eight minutes before being revived. (WELCOME BACK, CJ!)
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Wired

Rating: 2.5
Former Special Ops member David Desh suffered a horrible experience in Iran and is haunted by the memory. He is called out of retirement to track down a dangerous molecular biologist, Kira Miller, who may have discovered how to double the human lifespan.
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Hiding Out

Rating: 4
A collection of stories within a story, a collection of thoughts and ideas within one prevailing concept.
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Where Am I Going?--Moving from Religious Tourist to Spiritual Explorer

Rating: 4
Author Michelle Cromer effectively mixes personal anecdotes with all-encompassing insights in a comprehensive, organized structure.
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The Spectacular Simon Burchwood

Rating: 2
Determined to reassemble reclaim his shattered life, Simon and a pair of oddball sidekicks embark on a quest to answer the “question of all questions”: Why is life so hard?
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Pilgrimage of Love

Rating: 3
"Pilgrimage of Love" is a romance novel mixed with the heroine's advice and instructions on how to find "The One" and how to heal the deep wounds that can result from love and loss.
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Future Tense

Rating: 3
In this sequel to the well-received "Time Will Tell", the year is 2022 and the world is bordering on chaos, with Russian Assault Team Specialists (aka “RATS”) running roughshod.
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Pentecost

Rating: 4
A page-turner of a tale based on religious history and mythology.
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The Mill River Recluse

Rating: 3
The Mill River Recluse opens with a mystery: An old woman commits suicide on a snowy night. Who is she? Why did she cut herself off from the town below?
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Fezariu's Epiphany

Rating: 2.5
Bruised by a rough childhood, a young man joins up with a legendary band of mercenaries and begins an exciting new life.
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Blood for Love

Rating: 2.5
The imaginary planet called D’ot is not a happy place. It is “peopled” with creatures who have evolved into reptilian humanoids. They are violent and sadistic and lack the basic compassion that is crucial in any society.
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Kisses Of An Enemy

Rating: 5
"Kisses Of An Enemy" is about scandal and duplicity in which practically none of the characters have any virtue or morals. In short, it's an entirely believable story, and a very good one at that.
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While I Was Learning to Become God

Rating: 4
Sybil Vaughan is a delicate, creative and almost spirit-like child who struggles with the conflict of nurturing her own independent spirit with a society that wants to control her every thought and action.