New York 1609: A Novel by Harald Johnson

New York 1609: A Novel by Harald Johnson

Summary: When Dancing Fish joins Henry Hudson’s expedition in 1609, the Native American boy doesn’t realize his way of life is in peril. First awed by these strangers, he soon discovers their dangerous side, touching off a decades-long struggle against aggressive explorers, traders, and settlers. If his own people are to survive, the boy-turned-man must…

Forlorn by Gina Detwiler

Forlorn by Gina Detwiler

Summary: Grace Fortune is caught in a school shooting along with Jared Lorn, a boy of peculiar abilities who turns out to be not exactly human. He’s a Nephilim, an angel/human hybrid, under a curse from his father Azazel, a fallen angel. Grace and a motley crew of friends vow to free Jared from the…

The Anstruther Lass by Vivien Carmichael

The Anstruther Lass by Vivien Carmichael

Summary: Lana is working in the Dundee jute mills when she falls in love with Stefan, a Dutch sailor. The mill manager, Campbell, wants Lana for himself and plots to get Stefan out of the way. Meanwhile, there is a killer targeting sailors, and a pregnant Lana is distraught when Stefan disappears. She leaves the…

Cascading Petals by Jane C Brady

Cascading Petals by Jane C. Brady

Summary: Jewel Hart has remained sweet and kind in spite of years of bullying. She is beautiful and has a great life and family, but she doesn’t belong. When the devastation of the rising suicides in her high school hits close to home and drives Jewel into a deep despair, things start to look up…

Bad Elf by John Rae

Bad Elf by John Rae

Summary: Afraid he belongs to a darker side of Christmas, a Goth-elf steals the Naughty List in hopes that it will lead him to his Christmas demon idol, Krampus. After meeting Krampus, Jack discovers that he is on Krampus’ Naughty List, and Jack also discovers that Krampus doesn’t play nice. After Krampus attacks Santa and…

The Cypress Tree by Duncan Swindells on BookTweeter.com

The Cypress Tree by Duncan Swindells

Summary: In the sleepy village of Marchton, The Cypress Tree Pub is on the verge of bankruptcy. Just when hope seems at hand, a ghost from the past threatens to take the Cypress Tree away. The author has indicated that this book is appropriate for all ages. Top-level Genre: Fiction Sub-genre(s): Art, Historical, Humor, Military,…

With Eyes Wide Open by Kelly J. McMullin on BookTweeter.com

With Eyes Wide Open by Kelly J. McMullin

Summary: Return to Cherokee Falls and join Sam Kelly as she investigates a heinous murder that she thought could never occur in such a small town. Follow her as she battles crime, politics and her own haunting memories. The author has indicated that this book is not necessarily suitable for children. Top-level Genre: Fiction Sub-genre(s):…