Book Discovery Day! (Tuesday April 25)

It’s Book Discovery Day! Twice a week we bring you a selection of books that are newly-published, or that have been overlooked.

Every great book was once a hidden gem. Browse through the books below and start your own discovery!

 

Book Discovery – newly-published and overlooked books!

 

Book of Consolation: the sad truth of this world, by Mr. Second
The world, in which we live, should not have existed. I have always felt it, but then could not explain why it was so. Now I can.

I was engaged in the deciphering and translating of this book for many years before I decided to give it to the world. There are doubts even now, the cause of which there is no reason to describe. Presently only one thing is important: I cannot keep this knowledge only to myself. Many years later, I am nevertheless transmitting the “Book of Consolation” to the world, and letting fate decide whether it was the right choice.

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This book, if read in unity of the heart and mind, will be a guiding light to all who want to return permanently from the world of darkness to the light of the…

             
 The Rise and Fall Of A Poor Man, by John Rose
Review 1: “So, I really didn’t know what a tragicomedy was before reading this story, but seriously, there are no words that I have to even try to convey my feelings after finishing this book.”[…] “”…not to mention how much thinking I did afterwards.” – Jennifer Pierson: The Power of Three Readers
Review 2:“The story is very captivating and the main here is very well crafted. He made me feel like I knew him. Loved this book.” – Sabrina

Rise and Fall Of A Poor Man is a tragicomedy inspired by real cases. It tells the story of a poor, nearly illiterate boy named Alexander Baum, who grew up in a street where crime and pove…

            
Helping Refugees on a Greek Island: How Volunteers Make a Difference, by Charmaine Craig
This ebook is a diary, describing Charmaine Craig’s time on the shores of Greece in Fall of 2015. She was helping to rescue and providing aid to vulnerable war refugees. The number of arrivals from across the perilous Aegean Sea from Turkey has been then at their peak.
***ALL proceeds from the sale of this book will be used to help fund her future humanitarian efforts both at home and overseas***
Traditional news media has failed the war refugees and their struggles, as well as the volunteer work. The author’s memoirs are the raw truth from the shores of Greece as she saw it, with no agenda other than serving fellow human beings with the dignity and respect they deserve.
Charmaine Craig wants to spread awareness of the refug…
            
Shadowglade (Gem Powers Series Book 2), by Kay L. Ling
BEWARE of sentient spell books!

It took teamwork and a clever plan to defeat the gnomes’ gem master queen. And now, Lana and her allies face more dangers. Shadow is an ecological disaster. Monsters roam the land. And when Lana and her companions search the castle, they learn Sheamathan has a sentient spell book–with a bad attitude and instructions for revenge.

Imprisoned and bitter over her defeat, Sheamathan eagerly awaits the coming disasters that will punish her enemies, both human and gnome. She believes that even if they survive, there’s little chance the gnomes will discover their history, or learn the secrets she’s kept for generations.

But the spell book will surprise them all, changing every…

            
Refused Existence: Horror Stories From A Dark Universe, by Steven Wain
It haunts our dreams. It stalks our streets and lurks within the halls of our homes. It tingles our spines and waters our eyes. A world very different to the daylight that accompanies us in the waking hours. It is there, waiting to be spotted, but it is never seen.

We know it’s there, but we tell ourselves it doesn’t exist.

Gathered here are ten twisted stories from this dark universe.

A young girl walks home from school, unaware of the dark shadow which stalks her every step. A mother watches on as her child is slaughtered by a band of crazed psychopaths. A man makes his three hour journey home, wanting but failing to ignore the strange child who sobs in the back seat of his car. A boy sits alone in a …

             
Nature of the Beast (Tangled Bonds Book 1), by Aimee Brissay
After sorceress Alexandra tries to kill her insane father, her fae uncle expels her from the Otherworld to keep her safe. Living among humans, she wants nothing more than to leave her past behind. But working for the vampires and the werewolves doesn’t shield her for long.
When she saves a hurt werewolf pup, Alexandra inadvertently breaks the bond tying him with the pack and becomes his new alpha. This unheard-of shift exposes her to all kind of dangers, but it’s the least of Alexandra’s worries
Back in the Otherworld, her father has not forgotten her and dispatches an assassin to kill her. But just who is this mysterious foe, and what will their arrival mean not only to Alexandra but to the delicate balance of the world?…
            
A Swedish Murder Case, by Nick Lenoir
On a remote and little-known Swedish island with no criminal history, a nine-year-old girl has been killed. The island’s inhabitants are determined to have the culprit arrested, but have no idea how to proceed. This hilarious and highly imaginative story follows the investigation of the colorful and clueless team that has been set up to solve an unprecedented murder case….
            
THE WITNESS, by Lily Robins
A US Marshal receives word that an unidentified witness and family are coming to his small western town to be placed in the Witness Protection Program. Louis Keane has never dealt with a WITSEC case. Most relocations are handled by marshals in metropolitan areas. This case is classified as Priority One, meaning that the witness must receive 24-hour protection until further notice.

In the middle of the night during a fierce snowstorm, the witness and family arrive on a private jet at a small airport, and a man, woman and child are delivered into Keane’s protective custody. The woman is obviously sick, the older man says little, and a young boy is asleep. Keane is thrown further off his game by who actually delivers them. The…

            

 

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