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Black Volta, Pete KJ

African American Fiction, Literature & Fiction

A murderer returns to Africa, seeking atonement for killing an innocent. Now that Carlos has emptied out his life, his past torments him. He can’t go forward until he goes back–to Ghana–to own up to crimes he committed as a young man. A woman escapes poverty in Africa, but is trapped in a life supporting … Read more

Hollow Bones, B. Narr

Gay & Lesbian Fiction, Horror & Occult, Literature & Fiction

Scrubby, hidden weeds snatched at their clothes like hands. No further, they whispered, go back. Ornithologists Danielle Wright and Luca Navarro are trying to save the Caddo Lake wetlands from an oil pipeline. Local boat tour guide Harper Benoit is trying to save her family business from collapse. None of them know that there’s something much … Read more

Phantom Church: The Dead Sea Conspiracy, James Sanford Jr

Historical Fiction, Literature & Fiction

In 1946/47 a young Bedouin sheepherder accidentally discovers clay jars containing ancient parchment covered with an unknown writing. The discovery of the scrolls at Qumran Wadi near the Dead Sea, along with myriad ancient documents and fragments is heralded as the greatest archeological find of the past century. They are also the source of enormous … Read more

Hereditary Magic, Suzanne M. Sabol

Literature & Fiction, Romance, Supernatural & Paranormal

Brittany Hughes is the most powerful witch of her generation but at twenty-one, she lacks the control of more mature witches. After a vampire attack that killed several people, including her mother, Brittany is abandoned by her coven and set adrift into the preternatural world. But she’s not alone. Brittany has earned the respect of … Read more

Of Reapers and Ravens, M. York

Detective & Private Investigator, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction

Ciel Gerhardt spends her life in a drunken haze with tavern brawls and passion-filled one night stands to keep her from dwelling too much on the past. Her sober days, though limited, are spent helping her brother, Ambrose, run his failing detective agency. That is, until a professor at Heid’s University for the Arcane Arts … Read more

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson

Literature & Fiction, Murder & Crime, Mystery & Suspense, Thriller & Psychological Thriller

Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle is convinced it was murder – and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced financial journalist … Read more

The Bridge Across Times, Giuliana Sica

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Magical Realism

Porzia’s journey continues. From the first page, Magic carries Porzia and all of us into an exotic and fantastic world. Emerging from two years of grief, her quest for a soul mate takes her to Japan where an unexpected encounter with a mysterious and fatally attractive artist unleashes an irresistible whirlwind of passion. Music entangles … Read more