The Kidnapped Smile: Book II of The Artania Chronicles

The Kidnapped Smile: Book II of The Artania Chronicles

Mona Lisa kidnapped? Her father, Leonardo, in tears? What will the Deliverers do?

It has been a year since Alex and Bartholomew first ventured into the mystical Artania. Once again they are called upon to keep this art-created world safe.

But peril waits at every turn.

Traitorous Pirates. Fearful gods and goddesses. Monsters of the deep. A world’s safety lies in the hands three twelve-year-olds. Alex and Bartholomew, with their spunky sidekick Gwen, return to Artania to wrench the kidnapped Mona Lisa from the hands of ruthless pirates. $3.99 on Kindle

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Whodunit Antiques: Secrets in a Bottle (Book 1)

Whodunit Antiques: Secrets in a Bottle (Book 1)
Abigail Lane is a petite spitfire and proud owner of a Great Dane twice her size. She’s been struggling to make it in a crowded city when a call beckons her down to the cozy seaside town of Wallace Point. Now’s her chance to meet a grandmother she never knew—if Grandma survives, that is!

Grandma is in a coma after an apparent break-in at her antique store, leaving Abigail to run Whodunit Antiques in her absence. The locals are very protective of Grandma, their de facto town matriarch, making Abigail wonder… just who is this woman?

When Grandma wakes up, a mystery unfolds, starting with a dead body, a broken ship in a bottle, and a historical maritime rivalry. Will Abigail uncover the centuries-old secret that put Grandma in the hospital? And will Abigail learn why her mother kept her away from Grandma for all these years?

The Whodunit Antiques series is clean, quirky, and, most importantly, cozy! So settle into your favorite chair, preferably with a cup of hot cocoa in hand, and get ready to escape into a town whose residents are always up to mischief, and where pirates run amok. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Free: The Sun God’s Heir: Return (Book One)

Free: The Sun God’s Heir: Return (Book One)
The debut novel from Elliott Baker, The Sun God’s Heir: Return is a new addition to the historical fantasy tradition of Wilbur Smith, Guy Gavriel Kay, Diana Gabaldon, and Patrick O’Brian.

For three thousand years a brother’s hatred burns. In seventeenth-century France, two souls incarnate, one born the child of a prosperous merchant, the other, forces his way into incarnation, determined to continue a reign of terror begun long ago.

One remembers one does not. Free on Kindle.

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Starstuff

Starstuff
Abandoned.

Deprived of his legacy.

One boy must cross the galaxy to save the father he never knew…

Petrick longs for a life outside his backwater orphanage. In his parentless prison, even talking with his friends about the science that spurred space travel and colonization is forbidden. When Petrick sleeps at night and dreams, he envisions lessons from the most famous scientist of the fringe worlds: his father.

On one fateful night, the lessons turn into cries for help, and it’s up to Petrick, his dog, and his friends to escape and find his father. But the worlds beyond their home planet are more treacherous than they ever could have imagined. On their quest, they encounter space pirates, advanced androids, and growing unrest that could tear the galaxy apart.

As he moves closer to finding his father, revelations arise that could put the entire journey in jeopardy. The success of his quest may lie in discovering that blood isn’t the only thing that determines your family…

Starstuff is an epic space opera perfect for readers of any age. If you like imaginative new worlds, plucky heroes, and adventures of galactic proportions, then you’ll love Ira Heinichen’s action-packed tale. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Cutlass

Cutlass

A quest for vengeance. A high-stakes treasure hunt. An attraction they both try to deny. Convinced One-Eyed Jack Tremayne killed her father and stole his prized cutlass, Sarina Talbot sneaks aboard the pirate’s ship to exact her revenge. To her surprise, she’s met by a declaration of innocence and an offer of help. She doesn’t trust him, and he doesn’t trust anybody. But they need each other to catch the killer and beat their enemies to a hidden cache of Aztec gold. They’re not the only treasure-seekers, however, and there’s a traitor in their midst. Caught between Crown ships and enemy pirates, Sarina and Jack discover a prize greater than gold as their uneasy alliance leads them on the adventure of a lifetime. $2.99 on Kindle.

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Faster Than Falling, The Skylighter Adventures

Faster Than Falling, The Skylighter Adventures

Dangerous ground, deadly skies—when aerial pirates attack without warning, three heroes must take to the clouds to defend their friends. Fans of grand science fiction universes, steampunk airships, and daring pirate adventures will discover a thrilling new world of action, villainy, and friendship. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Free: Clockwork Twist, Waking

Free: Clockwork Twist, Waking

Clocks make sense to Twist. People do not. But when there’s a princess made of clockwork, broken and alone on the other side of the world, Twist finds just enough courage to brave a world full of sky-pirates and magical nonsense, even if just for her. Set out with Twist on a harrowing journey across the world, from rainy London to the flying sector of Venice, to a mountaintop palace in Nepal, an even a pirate-filled Hong Kong, and find out first hand if Twist can actually handle any of this. Free on Kindle.

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Dark Tides Rising

dark tide rising andrew clawson

In Philadelphia, Penn historian Erika Carr studies a Revolutionary era map that had been lost for centuries. Scrawled across its surface is a cryptic poem, the contents of which Erika suspects may point to a prize that has fascinated mankind for ages… $0.99 on Kindle.

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Ill Wind

ill-windGabriella Berryngton is an unhappy and oppressed fourteen-year-old girl living in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1683. She dreams of escaping her bitter, ambitious stepfather and sailing off into the unknown. 

Her dreams come true when her stepfather sells her into marriage. 

Aboard the Freyja, she is hopeful that her new life in the Dutch West Indies will be an improvement – a hope that dies when she is given a slave, Klara, and a whip. She discovers that her soon-to-be father-in-law is a ruthless slave trader in league with pirates, and her fiancé is cold, unfriendly and disinterested in Gabriella. She is little more than a vessel to provide the next generation of van Eckens. 

Largely ignored and desperately unhappy, she and Klara develop a friendship which makes life bearable – at first. Once married, Gabriella’s life takes a turn for the worse and she descends into a world of horror and abuse until tensions finally explode. Life will never be the same and she has no choice but to take fate into her own hands.

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