Book Discovery Day! (Saturday, July 15)

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!


THE GALACTIC REALM: Part One: The Smallest Boy, by Marty Campbell
THE GALACTIC REALM and the Smallest Boy is the first in a new series of novels following the Earthling teenager, Thomas Benn.
At age fourteen, being small and having red hair are troublesome traits for Tom, but life gets even more complicated after he’s abducted by aliens.

Left behind in Tom’s place, is a ‘Nano-copy’ replacement known as Nano-tom. His mission is to blend in like any normal teenager, until his Master-copy returns.
During this time, both boy and Nano-copy will have to respectively live up to the challenges of life in the Galactic Realm and the perils of being a teenager on Earth!

This book contains interesting pop-up facts, 2 simple experiments and a 11 piece interactive mystery to sol…

Alter Ego, by David Christiansen
“It’s about Scott. I think he’s trying to kill me.”
The last email Alex ever sent to Agnes. Now it’s up to Agnes to find her best friend’s killer – but how do you find a man who killed a woman you’ve never met?…
Murdered By Plastic Surgery: A High Desert Cozy Mystery, by Dianne Harman
From USA TODAY Bestselling Author and seven time Amazon All Star Author:

Planning on having a little “work” done? What if after the facelift you looked like a lot of other women in the area? Could you murder the plastic surgeon who did the work?

Someone in the wealthy Palm Springs area murdered the plastic surgeon, but who? Was it one of his former patients disappointed with the result of a facelift? An associate, jealous of the doctor’s success, and who wanted more money so he could buy a bigger yacht? His administrative assistant who had spent the last twenty years of her life hopelessly in love with him? His wife, because he’d decided to divorce her? Or even his ex-wife, who had custody of t…

Infinity Rules, by Cal Danat
An author struggling with writer’s block takes the well-worn path of visiting India’s tourist must-sees for inspiration. A mountain climber doing everything to stay out of sight and avoid writing about his adventures tries to free himself from the trap of searching for sources. Together, a story within a story emerges to free the mind from the binds of ego, belief systems, addiction and culture….
Broken Bones & Ten Dollar Bills, by Kirsten Cross
Broken Bones & Ten Dollar Bills is an anthology of science fiction stories that explore our relationship with body altering technology, be that genetics or other techs. Read stories that explore our relationship with technology but also those people who traffic in these goods, those scientists who invent them and the corporations who profit from our awkwardness about being embodied.

These stories aren’t light and fluffy, they’re packed full of “what if”, “how can” and action. If the visions of these authors are anything to go by, humanity is in for dark times….

Blaise Maximillian: Emancipation (Bitter Defeat Book 2), by Matthew Sylvester
For 8 long years the Great War has raged. Blaise Maximillian has been there from the start. A bright-eyed and fearful young 2nd Lieutenant, the realities of war change him into a hard-bitten soldier and an even harder policeman. Leading men and women into battle, he confronts a German army that becomes ever stronger, ever more advanced.

Britain needs heroes. Heroes like Laura Miles and Wez Broglino, armour hunter-killers during the Siege of Paris, then agents of the resistance group called the ‘Department of Accidents’.

This is alternative history as you’d never have thought….

Glitched, by e a lake
Glitch – A glorified snitch
Peeb – Common citizens living under the oppressive government
Selmo Nithiw – The mysterious, unseen, almost mythical leader of the Peebs

This is pure dystopian! Edgy, raw, real.

Think of it as a combination of Orwell’s Big Brother and The Usual Suspects.

It’s 50 years in the future. It’s still America, just not an America that anyone will recognize.

The government’s evil reach chokes its citizens. So much that they, the people of the United States, have started a secret revolution. Their target? The tyrannical establishment that means to keep the people oppressed.

A small band of anti-government citizens fights in Minneapolis. Their unseen lea…

Everything We Left Behind: A Novel, by Kerry Lonsdale
From the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Everything We Keep comes the highly anticipated sequel. Told from one man’s two perspectives, Everything We Left Behind effortlessly blends suspense, mystery, and romance in an exploration of loss, resilience, and the compelling need to protect the ones we love at all cost.

Two months before his wedding, financial executive James Donato chased his trade-laundering brother Phil to Mexico, only to be lost at sea and presumed dead. Six and a half years later, he emerges from a dissociative fugue state to find he’s been living in Oaxaca as artist Carlos Dominguez, widower and father of two sons, with his sister-in-law Natalya Hayes, a retired professiona…


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