Book Discovery Day! (Friday, May 19)

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!


Kai & I (The Kai Sequence) (Book I ~ Episode I), by Jesse DeBalatro
For suspense-filled, dramatic science fiction, Kai & I is more than a brilliant read―Jesse DeBalatro sets a new standard for thought provoking techno thrillers at the leading edge of tomorrow’s science.

Already Artificial Intelligence is redefining human existence. AI helps us manage our days, navigate our roads, and plan our future. It won’t be long until the line between human and artificial intelligence disappears altogether.

Can humans be friends with AI? Fall in love? Procreate? Why not?

Lilly Gladstone is a teenage prodigy–a white-hat hacker who uses her skills to try and make the world suck a little less. Moving to Vancouver to start her dual PhD/MD program in neuroscience at the University of Bri…

Risking Her Heart: A Contemporary Romance Novel, by Rochelle Katzman
Drake Morganthal.

Billionaire playboy.

He’s ruthless in business and in bed.

He’ll sleep with you, rip your heart out, and never commit.

He’ll charm you, seduce you, and set your world on fire.

He’ll make you feel as if you’re his woman, then claim you’re only friends.

Friends, as in call once in a while. Not friends with the potential of more.

Drake doesn’t do more.

He’s the exact type of man Livvie needs to stay away from, especially with her destructive pattern of dating narcissistic men who refuse to be monogamous.

Until fate forces them to meet.

Livvie wins a one-week stay at Morganthal Winery, owned by D…

Agadorah: Devil’s breath, by Theresa A. James
Two twins were separated after their mother died in a bombing when they were twelve. Claire was adopted first and Juliana shortly after. She never gave up searching Claire. In the present day, Juliana receives a call. Her sister was found… dead near Whitby Abbey. Next to her was a child, her daughter Agadorah.
Juliana takes her home…
She was dreaming. She had to be. She was in a beach with black sand and red water, tick awful water. Something was in the water. A figure, with a heavy cloth, a hood covering her face … was emerging from the water. She was dripping water or blood. Or whatever it was. Oh my god, she couldn’t run. She started to walk but with each step she was deeper and deeper in the sand. Help! Help! She wasn…

Story Trader: Return to Goat Junction- Book 1, by Dwain House
In post- apocalyptic Texas, organized tribes are trying to rebuild civilization. These developing groups are preyed upon by raiders who plunder and enslave them, and by primitive tribes of cannibal survivalists. Travel between enclaves is fraught with danger.

Few people chance leaving their immediate territory, where villages offer some protection. Stonewall, a warrior, trader and storyteller, is among those who dare the wilds between the semi-civilized areas.

Famed “story traders,” such as Stonewall, engage the evil-doers in never ending warfare. For the surviving groups who choose a peaceful path the story traders provide trade goods and entertainment in the form of heroic and amusing stories.

The Devil’s Poetry, by Louise Cole
Questions are dangerous but answers can be deadly.
Callie’s world will be lost to war – unless she can unlock the magic of an ancient manuscript. She and her friends will be sent to the front line. Many of them won’t come back. When a secret order tells her she can bring peace by reading from a book, it seems an easy solution – too easy. Callie soon finds herself hunted, trapped between desperate allies and diabolical enemies. The Order is every bit as ruthless as the paranormal Cadaveri.
Callie can only trust two people – her best friend and her ex-marine bodyguard. And they are on different sides. She must decide: how far will she go to stop a war?
Dare she read this book? What’s the price – and who pays it? <b…

Lost in the shadows: A crime thriller, by Theresa A. James
A gripping crime thriller.
Twenty-five years ago, in a small town called Tollowhand near New York, all but one of the children disappeared. They were never found, no clues, no evidence. The city has been closed and owned by the government ever since. Richard, now an adult, is going back. But can he handle the truth?

Richard, a civil engineer, works for an real estate developer that bought Tollowhand. As soon as the company acquired the city from the state, Rick asked to be in charge of the overall mapping project. But this was no easy task from the start. Who sent him the photos? What happened in 1950 related to the disappearance of children?

What terrible secret is hidden behind the walls of Tollowhand?…

Ravenheart (Crossbreed Series Book 2), by Dannika Dark
Book 2 in the Crossbreed series

Two weeks after joining Keystone, Raven Black is ready to take on the world as a criminal hunter for hire. If only her partner wasn’t a bloodsucking Vampire with a penchant for getting under her skin. Despite her lavish surroundings, Raven misses the freedom of life without rules. And Keystone’s next assignment is about to test her self-control in more ways than one.

Dead bodies are popping up in the human district, and all signs point to a Breed serial killer. In order to catch him, Raven and Christian embark on a mission that takes their partnership into uncharted waters. Lives are at stake. C…

The McClane Apocalypse Book Seven, by Kate Morris
As the McClane saga continues, the family is forced to aid General Robert McClane in his travels to Fort Knox where he will meet up with the rest of his people from the bunker. The strength of the group will be tested, and hard choices met head-on.
The family will face a new threat in the area that is wiping out innocent people near their farm, and some will be put in perilous situations. Cory and Paige will need to confront a difficult decision of their own, but can she let go of her fears to do so?
Sam has given up all hope that Simon will come to his senses, but has he given up on her and is he willing to let her go so easily?
And a fight for survival none of them saw coming will knock on their door. Can the family surviv…


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