Book Discovery Day! (Friday, July 21)

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!


Devils: A Collection of Devilish Short Fiction, by Erik Henry Vick
Come, step inside the dark passageways of Erik Henry Vick’s mind. Come meet his friends, devils, one and all.

Robert is a war hero on his way down. Addicted to cocaine, wallowing in guilt, he meets a beautiful woman with the quirky habit of telling everyone she’s the devil.

Rick Bergen learns the true cost of revenge when he enters the world of the voodoo pantheon and meets the manifestation of vengeance.

Rena is kidnapped by polygamist extremists bent on creating an army for the apocalypse—by any means necessary.

An ancient evil has returned to stalk the shores of Lake Seneca. A colonial New Yorker, with the help of an Onondowaga warrior, must confront beings that can’t be …

First Kiss, On The House (Mill Pond), by Judi Lynn
An infusion of romance is in the mix in the lush and charming town of Mill Pond, Indiana, where anything—and everything—can happen.

As a schoolteacher, Miriam is used to being the one in charge. A born leader with a whip-smart sensibility and a pair of legs that can’t be beat, she is adored by many but has never found her one true love. For the most part, that’s fine: she has a fulfilling career, a big-hearted family, and a great social life with her best friend Daphne and her better half, Chef Tyne. But when a micro-brewery owner comes to Mill Pond in search of a new beginning, Miriam can’t help but wonder whether fate has something else in store for her. . .

Joel is a single father whose divorce left…

Not All There, by Jane Barron de Burgh
Claude watched the dawn rise through the figure standing in front of the dining room’s floor-length french windows. The disturbance of windowsills cut odd angles into the perfect form illuminated by the early morning sun.
There stood Claude’s mother, just as they had always known her, yet today the sun shone through her. And if you didn’t know she was dead, you may just think there was still hope.

11-year-old Claude hasn’t spoken since his mother’s sudden death one week ago, and it doesn’t look as though that’s going to change despite her return to mortality. While the family is still struggling with their grief, Claude’s father and sister must call into question everything they thought they knew about death, mortality a…

The Man of Legends, by Kenneth Johnson
“Johnson takes a big gamble by telling such a complex tale invoking every genre imaginable while juggling distinct and deep characterizations. The bet pays off, resulting in a story that will be popular with book clubs and fun to discuss.” —Associated Press

New York City, New Year’s weekend, 2001. Jillian Guthrie, a troubled young journalist, stumbles onto a tantalizing mystery: the same man, unaged, stands alongside Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, and Gandhi in three different photographs spanning eighty-five years of history.

In another part of town, Will—an enigmatic thirty-three-year-old of immense charm, wit, and intelligence—looks forward to the new year with hope and trepidation. Haunted by his…

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…

The First Face of Janus: Secret Society of Nostradamus, by Phil Valentine
Nostradamus is said to have predicted the Great Fire of London, the French Revolution, Napoleon, Hitler, the atomic bomb, the assassinations of JFK and RFK, and 9/11. Was Nostradamus that good, or did he have help?

What if there were a centuries-long conspiracy to ensure that Nostradamus’ prophecies came true? Such a group would wield unimaginable power in shaping the future of the world.

In these pages is a thriller so incredible that it redefines the term ‘page-turner.’ The players are in motion. The plan is in the works. The next prophecy is about to begin, and there’s only one man who can stop it….

The Steel Shark (Joe Tesla Series Book 4), by Rebecca Cantrell
His dog. His computer. The tunnels under New York City.

That’s all Joe Tesla’s agoraphobia has left him with—the inside world, the dark world—and now the black depths of the sea.

In the latest book in this award-winning thriller series, Joe Tesla ventures out into the ocean depths in an underwater scavenger hunt. The competition turns deadly when a mystery sub rams Joe’s and leaves him for dead on the ocean floor.

Joe survives and his search for answers leads into a web of international intrigue and enigmatic weapons. When he shares his knowledge with the authorities, they bury his information and threaten to bury him as well. After a drone attack drives him out to sea, he realizes that he alone ca…

Because of Lila, by Abbi Glines
Prim, proper, classic good girl, and her least favorite label – icy.

Lila Kate Carter has heard them all. The last one, being the newest. She is not icy. She just doesn’t care for Cruz Kerrington and his spoiled, selfish, careless ways. That doesn’t make her icy, that makes him a jerk!

Tired of being labeled and doing what is expected of her, Lila Kate leaves Rosemary Beach, Florida ready for an adventure. Wanting to recreate herself, find a new path, and become something more.

Eli Hardy is tired of women who always act the same, do the same thing and expect the same thing. He’s ready to swear off women until he can get the rest of his life together.

Two weeks into his n…


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