Rarity From The Hollow by Robert Eggleton

‘Lacy Dawn’s father relives the Gulf War, her mother has lost her teeth, and her best friend is killed by her own father.

Life in The Hollow in West Virginia isn’t great. But Lacy Dawn has one advantage-she’s been befrended by a semi-organic semi-robot (DotCom, alias Buddy) who works with her to ‘cure’ her parents.

Buddy wants something in exchange, though.

It’s up to Lacy Dawn to save the universe.’ -Books for a Buck

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The Ark Lords (Rome’s Revolution Book 2) by Michael Brachman

If a little bit of knowledge can be dangerous, then too much knowledge could be deadly!

In this fast-paced sequel to the novel Rome’s Revolution, Rei, Rome and MINIMCOM, the 35th century starship that was once a computer, find themselves under attack from all quarters.

Why? The Ark Lords were the second-most heinous individuals to ever walk the Earth. The first were those responsible for the death of nine billion people – The Great Dying – back in 2081 AD. Who was behind this horrific act has remained a mystery, until the day Rome accidentally stumbles across the answer to the 1400-year-old secret. Merely possessing this knowledge threatens not only Rome’s family, but every man, woman and child throughout the galaxy. Those protecting the secret will stop at nothing to make sure their endgame is secure.

Rei, Rome and MINIMCOM embark on a desperate race through three star systems to try to prevent The Ark Lords from rising again. At stake is nothing less than the fate of all of mankind!

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Rome’s Revolution by Michael Brachman

Imagine waking up 14 centuries from now, only to discover that everything you know about the universe is wrong and you are nothing but a despised relic from the long-dead past.

Rome’s Revolution is an interstellar saga about a man from the 21st century and a woman from the 35th century who fight forces from the incomprehensibly large to the infinitesimally small, all intent on destroying mankind. Cinematic in scope, Rome’s Revolution offers romance, comedy, heart-pounding thrills, suspense, “legal” time travel, and meticulously researched hard science. It is a love story and a culture clash that celebrates the triumph of the individual over a mass-mind that thinks it is infallible. Rome’s Revolution has it all: robots, aliens, computers, genetic manipulation, spaceships that travel faster than light and some that travel a lot slower.

Rome’s Revolution chronicles the adventures of Rei Bierak, a twenty-something male from the very near future. Rei, along with 542 other humans, is frozen and launched in the Ark II toward the stars with the hope of establishing a colony on a habitable world in the Tau Ceti system. During Rei’s long trip, modern civilization has collapsed, and society has reformed into a decidedly different model. The 24-chromosome mind-connected humans of the future called the Vuduri are efficient, indifferent, and emotionally deficient. The Vuduri have conquered faster-than-light travel and have established an outpost in the Pi3 Orionis system (aka Tabit) to study why certain stars are disappearing. Awakening 1388 years in the future, Rei meets Rome, a beautiful half-breed Vuduri woman, who is eventually ostracized for consorting with him. Rei and Rome are joined by OMCOM, a super-computer with delusions of omnipotence. Together, they fend off a hostile society, saboteurs, and technology indistinguishable from magic. The fate of humanity, perhaps even life itself, hangs in the balance.

If you are looking for some science in your science fiction, this book is for you. (One other note: this story is true, it just hasn’t happened yet.)

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Home by Richard Sutton

A thought-provoking story in a scifi setting. Forty-two teachers, scientists, engineers and their children, have just completed a twelve year deep-space journey to escape the war and drought ravaged Earth. A carefully selected band of hardened survivors, they are to be colonists on the planet Nakis. Lying at the edge of the galaxy, it’s a new world that they hope will let them build a safe life together. Unfortunately, within two days, their ship, all their supplies, tools and technology are destroyed in an unforeseen melt-down of the crystalline core of their laser-driven vehicle.

Scrambling up to take shelter in a rough cave above the valley floor, those watching the melt-down find that survival will mean resurrecting the ancient technology and forgotten skills of their Paleolithic ancestors. If dodging the lurking predators isn’t hard enough, soon they discover the uninhabited planet they are marooned on, isn’t exactly uninhabited. Nakis has not provided the home they had willingly traded their old lives for. They have been reduced to foraging for subsistence. No strength, no defenses and now: powerful, potential enemies waiting in the darkness.

If lasting peace with the native humanoid species eventually comes, it will not be without incidents that try their empathic hosts’ patience. Rigid, bunker-mentality and religious stubbornness prevails among many of the original mission founders and a growing anger emerges that may doom the human colony. But a breakthrough cooperative experience binds them all together in a completely unexpected way from a source no one considered. Will this illuminate their path to finally finding the home they had hoped for, or will it drive a deeper and darker wedge between them and the Naku?

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Adam’s Stepsons by M. Thomas Apple

Dr. Johann Heimann designed the perfect soldiers: superhuman in strength and intelligence, immune to sickness and disease, programmed to lead the United Americas to a quick victory in the Mars Colony War. But Heimann didn’t anticipate the military’s unrealistic demands, or his own emotional responses to his creations. And now Number Six is calling him “Father”!

What exactly is going on during the clones’ personality imprinting cycle?

As Heimann starts his investigation, Number Six grows in confidence and self-awareness…and both discover the project hides a secret even Heimann, himself, doesn’t suspect…

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Genesis Weapon (The Genesis Project) by Barry Woodham

In the third book of the epic science-fiction saga, The Genesis Project, the newly-formed alliance between three peaceful worlds is to come to blows with a seemingly unstoppable adversary…

It began with a single message that said: “I am Toarvak 6, destroyer of worlds, servant of the Kresh. You are not Kresh. Toarvak 7 has been informed. I am the Will and the Way.”

The alliance of humans and the Gnathe, a highly-evolved alien species, was besieged by Toarvak 6, a seemingly indestructible spaceship until it was mysteriously and utterly destroyed. Left to piece together their ruined worlds, the alliance begin to uncover what it was that saved them from complete obliteration. But as they attempt to prepare themselves against renewed onslaught by the Kresh with the arrival of Toarvak 7, a new threat comes in the form of a world-infecting parasitic organism called The Goss.

Attacked from all sides, it appears that the alliance will inevitably crumble beneath the weight of insurmountable foes… unless something can save them from annihilation.

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Genesis Debt (The Genesis Project Book 2) by Barry Woodham

The Genesis Project spread mankind to the stars using Nano-ships before the sun expanded into a red giant. As immense periods of time are needed to travel at sub-light speeds across interstellar distances, the ship’s artificial intelligences are shut down to save energy. One ship becomes caught amongst the comets in orbit around the sun and stays trapped for over six million years.

The ship’s random orbit is disturbed and the crew re-activated by the increased energy levels as they fall towards the sun. The old civilisation is long gone and Jupiter is teeming with natural and seeded life. The world is no longer a gas giant, as the expanding sun tore off most of the miles deep atmosphere.

A massive mountain range divides Jupiter and on one side lives a sentient species known as the Gnathe. These people control their world by manipulative genetic engineering of their own people and the creatures that they find useful.

On the other side of this mountain range live the re-created humans and intelligent apes and when they interfere in the affairs of the Gnathe a chain of events is set in motion that will forever change both societies.

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Genesis 3 – A New Beginning (The Genesis Project) by Barry Woodham

In the fifth and final book of the epic science-fiction saga The Genesis Project, the peace-seeking alien alliance seems to have found the perfect world to colonise in a distant corner of the universe. Except someone or something has been there before them. And it may not have left.

Centuries of war, politics and near total annihilation have forged the Council of Worlds, whose only desire is to settle peaceful planets throughout the universe. It began when humanity escaped the death of their planet which set them on a dangerous adventure of inter-species contact.

Believing that the years of devastating war are behind them, the alliance’s search for a home planet seems successful when they discover a forgotten world, complete with an abandoned city. It is only when they are attacked by strangely-intelligent machines that they realise that their landing here was not an unfortunate coincidence…

In Genesis 3 – A New Beginning, the various species of the alliance are plunged into a brutal battle for survival against an enemy that will never surrender. As the odds mount against them it seems that the humans that left earth many years ago have finally met an adversary they cannot overcome…

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Genesis 2 (The Genesis Project) by Barry Woodham

Earth is dead. The sun has expanded to become a red giant and has made Earth a barren, lifeless rock. But humanity is not so easily extinguished.

Knowing that life on their home planet would eventually become unsustainable, humanity prepared itself for a life upon a new world – Jupiter. They called this plan… The Genesis Project.

Millennia of terraforming has prepared Jupiter for human habitation and the use of incredible technology has allowed for the storage and resurrection of exact copies of individual humans. At last the planet is ready for humankind to wake from its six-million year slumber.

But it turns out that man is not the only species that wishes to call Jupiter their home. A species known as the Gnathe, under the rule of a tyrannical brood-mother called Link-soo-shan, already exists there, making use of highly-advanced genetic engineering to fulfil their every need.

Separated from the Gnathe by an immense mountain range that stretches around the planet, it soon becomes clear that is only a matter of time before the two species meet.

The question is: what will happen when they do?

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Genesis Search (The Genesis Project) by Barry Woodham

In the fourth book in the epic science-fiction saga The Genesis Project, the time-travelling, world-crossing journey of human civilisation continues, following the end of their brutal war against a host of alien foes.

With the contact of new species, the alliance formed originally by humans and the highly-evolved Gnathe is strengthening and expanding. The Council of Worlds ensures the protection of all sentient beings and the great wars fought between species become a distant memory. Peace reigns.

But it cannot last. A new threat appears when the Andromeda galaxy appears to be rapidly speeding towards their own and a destructive collision of worlds seems imminent. It soon becomes clear that an unknown force, known as the Harvester, has something to do with it. It becomes the duty of Kamiel 637 to find the cause of this strange phenomenon and stop it… fast.

Using incredible technology and armed with great knowledge, Kamiel 637 is forced to go back through time and space to alter the very course of the universe…

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Retrieval by Regina Clarke

The owner of a diner in the southwestern desert discovers she is in the middle of a deadly alien scavenger hunt in this science fiction thriller.

For Gillian Hall running her diner in the desert is the good life, until a man calling himself Gabriel arrives as her enigmatic and unpredictable new short-order cook.

On the same day fiery explosions streak across the sky. Everyone in town assumes the ruckus is part of a military operation from the nearby base.

What the explosions signal, however, is the beginning of changes that will alter her quiet world forever as seven starbreakers—alien ships—enter Earth’s atmosphere. One of them is destroyed, scattering valuable and dangerous technology into the desert in its wake.

Five ships depart. The last starbreaker, the Menocai, stays to retrieve the lost debris before the military can find it, but its self-absorbed commander, Malakai, has an additional agenda. He wants Gillian as well. He has sent his brother Inac, in the guise of Gabriel, to retrieve her.

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The Man From Taured by Bryan W. Alaspa

A strange man walks up to the customs counter at O’Hare International Airport. He carries a passport, driver’s license, papers, all of it looking legit. There’s just one thing that causes the customs agent to raise the alarm – the passport and license are from a country that does not, and has never, existed.

Then he vanishes.

Noble Randle, working for Homeland Security, is called in to investigate. The solution, he figures, has to be something simple. What he does not know is that his life is about to change, that he has a very unique ability, and that the fate of this universe and thousands of others rests in his hands.

The walls between dimensions and parallel universes are breaking down. Behind it is an evil as old as time itself. An evil that wants to devour every other universe and gain total control over everyone and everything.

The Man from Taured is a story that ranges from horror, to action, mystery and suspense. An epic tale that wonders: is there more to this world than we know? Are there other universes, other dimensions, right nearby? Perhaps as close as a breath away.

From suspense, horror and mystery writer Bryan W. Alaspa comes a tale that crosses generations, and dimensions. A story that will challenge your perception of reality itself, and keep you up late at night, afraid to answer the knock at the door.

Who is THE MAN FROM TAURED?

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Masters of Time (The After Cilmeri Series Book 12) by Sarah Woodbury

A clone who usurps his own destiny–and with it, the power of Time.

A time travel romance that would defy death, and an alluring agent from the future hunting her prey…

Imaginative and heart-pounding stories are woven into the fabric of this time travel short story collection.

From adventure to loss, hope and sacrifice, each tale touches upon the precious value given to Time, and what we’d do with it, if we were its masters.

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The Scions of Night: Inception (Volume 1) by Eli Talrin

Book one of The Scions of Night series, Inception follows a young man, Talrin, in his exploration of what it truly means to become the world’s first vampire in ancient Egypt.

He struggles with accepting the darkness within him that is slowly fighting to take control, and dissolve what’s left of his humanity.

While under the all seeing eyes of the Gods, he challenges the very nature of what it means to be human in accepting what he has become.

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Prince Of Babylon by Scott Meehan

Jason Scott is not unlike you or I, just a regular “Joe” trying to find his way.

Unbeknown to him, he has become a player in an ancient conflict that is as old as the universe itself.

Raised in Colombia, his life is mysteriously interlaced with Hector, one of the most feared terrorists of the Twentieth Century. This deadly conflict threatens to envelope everyone around him . . . including those he loves.

Working behind the scenes is Erale Mishmawr, an ancient Guardian who must use wisdom and cunning to out maneurver a more powerful and ruthless adversary.

The Prince of Babylon presents a unique insider’s perspective on global events of the latter half of the Twentieth Century.

Your view of normal everyday life will be changed forever.

Genre: Fantasy

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The Gray Ship by Russell F. Moran

In this stellar time-travel novel, a modern-American nuclear-powered cruiser sails through a time portal and goes back 152 years to the days just before the beginning of the Civil War.

The USS California, under the command of Capt. Ashley Patterson, an African-American woman, is headed toward Charleston, S.C., to participate in a ceremony commemorating the first battle of the Civil War: the bombardment of Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861. But before her ship reaches its destination, the massive cruiser—and its 630 crew members—travel through some sort of temporal wormhole and end up near the Charleston Harbor in 1861, just hours before the Confederate assault is about to begin.

After eventually wrapping her head around the fact that her entire crew has traveled back in time, Patterson realizes that she has some difficult decisions to make: Does she let history repeat itself and focus on trying to find a way back home, or does she use the military superiority of the California—“outfitted with enough fire power to unleash Biblical hell on an enemy”—to help end the war quickly and thus save the approximately 620,000 soldiers who would otherwise die in the next four years?

Powered by a cast of well-developed characters—Lincoln and Lee are among the prominently featured historical figures—consistently brisk pacing and a pulse-pounding (albeit slightly predictable) conclusion, the humanist themes of this novel are momentous and just as timely today as they were back in the 1860s.

This provocative, intensely powerful novel is a must-read for sci-fi fans and Civil War aficionados, though mainstream fiction readers will find it heart-rending and inspiring as well. A rare read that’s not only wildly entertaining, but also profoundly moving. From Kirkus Reviews

A Kirkus Best Indie Book of 2013

Genre – Science fiction/time travel/alternative history

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On the morning of April 10, 2013 the nuclear guided missile cruiser USS California left Norfork, Virginia heading toward Charleston, South Carolina. Once there the ship would anchor at Fort Sumter for a ceremony commemorating where the first battle of the Civil War took place on April 12, 1861. After the ceremony Captain Ashley Patterson would deploy her ship to the Persian Gulf, but as it turns out, time can be unpredictable.

Author Russell F. Moran like so many authors before him wrestles with science fiction and time travel to the extent of what would happen if we could go back into history and change just one event. He thanks his friends Bill Holland, Nick Wartella and his wife for their fresh perspective, input and editorial analyses. He also gives appreciation for invaluable technical input from his friend Lloyd (Hoss) Miller, Rear Admiral, Retired, United States Navy. Admiral Miller was the first commanding officer of the USS California, the ship that plays the pivotal role in the story. Admiral Miller makes a cameo appearance in the book as the strong leader, likeable person and gentleman that he is in real life.

The author is quick to point out that this is a work of fiction and with all fiction imagination plays a pivoting role. At the very start the reader is introduced by name to 55 major characters who bring the story of ‘The Gray Ship’ from the blue-green swells of the Atlantic Ocean through a port-hole (worm hole) that will not only change history, but tens of thousands of lives. His characters are realistic as with Captain Ashley Patterson while in her astute position wrestles with her own inner demons.

Who right now or in our future might want to go back in time to abolish war or the worse acts of humankind? When faced with the dilemma of being forced back through time into a dark period of American history, Captain Ashley Patterson and her crew had to risk mutiny or at the very least commit treason. If and when they could make it back to their own time, how would they be judged by friends, family, the military and the world? Who would believe their story?

One of my favorite quotes from the book reads, “Dr. Weinberg,” said Admiral Miller, “Do you believe these stories?” “It isn’t my job to believe stories or not to believe them, Admiral,” said Weinberg. “It’s my job to assess whether the witness believes his own story. But I will say this. I don’t know much about this time travel stuff, but ever since I worked on that book with Jack Thurber, I’ve noticed that I’ve developed an obsessive compulsive disorder. I never step on a crack…it may be a wormhole.”

Reading ‘The Gray Ship’ has left me wanting to read this authors other three books; A Time Of Fear, The Skies Of Time, and The Thanksgiving Gang.

Theodocia McLean endorses The Gray Ship by Russell F. Moran as a science fiction, time travel story that will cause the thoughtful reader to ask what he or she might change if the opportunity presented itself? I purchased and reveived this book from a Kindle format. This reviews was completed on February 21, 2015.

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Neverwylde by Linda Money

On a half-world filled with danger and deception, the only thing keeping them sane and safe was their love.

They were no longer Terran and Seenecian. They were brothers-in-arms, fighting against a common foe.

With all new obstacles to face—a new climate, new enemies, and new personal issues for Kelen—the crew has their work cut out for them in this new territory. Already beaten down and broken, their food and water rations dwindling, and constant, non-stop attacks, it’s only a matter of time before they’re defeated.

On Neverwylde, you must learn to adapt. Protect those you love. But most importantly, be careful who, or what, you trust.

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The Mystery Alliance: Evian’s Saga by Taffey Tawanna Champion

An unsuspecting young man meets a mysterious beauty through a bizarre encounter in Paris, France.

After speaking with her, he agrees to live among a secret society of persons called Mystics.

Here, he learns about their secret alliance and their mastery of a spectacular self-defense technique:

The Mystery Arts. Soon, Evian discovers that there is no turning back from the path he has chosen.

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Na Bolom: House of the Jaguar by Forrest Hayes

Paleontologist Peter Campbell is content working among his dinosaur bones in the basement of the Denver Museum of Natural History.

When his love interest Jazmin Rivera, an accomplished botanist, disappears in the uncharted jungles of southern México with the vulnerable Lacandón tribe, he must travel into an ancient land clouded by legend and mystery to find her.

Entering a tangled Chiapan landscape that mirrors the darkness within himself, Campbell must escape the Mexican Special Forces trailing the tribe, and an ancient foe who has pursued him through past incarnations.

With the guidance of an enigmatic Maya shaman, Chan, Campbell must face his fears and find his true self in the House of the Jaguar.

Set in a brilliantly conceived world threatened by corruption and greed, Na Bolom: House of the Jaguar questions the realities we create, and challenges the conventional wisdom that the Earth may be used however we desire.

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Arrival by Ryk Brown

The Eden Project was a dream.

To start the first extra-solar colony…
To avoid the mistakes of our past…
To start anew.

Three generations, born and raised on a starship hurtling through space.
To never know an open sky…
To never feel the wind on their face…
To never witness the sun rise or set.

It is up to the advance team to set foot on each of these worlds, conduct their surveys, and send their findings back to the colony ship.
So many questions…
So little time…
Such an enormous responsibility.

Everything must go as planned, for the welfare of all the colonists depends on them.

“Arrival” is a 170,000 word, stand-alone novel.

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Mindbender by Roxanne Smolen

Extrasensory perception is a gift sought and often exploited. But what if society viewed telepathy as an affliction and instituted camps to keep telepaths under control?

Taralyn is a convicted telepath. She is tormented by guilt after her ten-year-old daughter is mind-wiped by the Association, a political group that imprisons telepaths for the good of the public. When she steals the child and flees Earth, she is pursued by Asher, an Enforcer of the dreaded psychic police force. Asher hunts fugitive mindbenders with an enthusiasm usually reserved for mass murderers.

As Taralyn searches the solar system for sanctuary, fear and desperation cause her telepathic powers to bloom in ways she never thought possible. But whatever she does, Asher is always one step behind.

When at last he captures her, he takes her to an internment camp on Mars where she finds nothing is as it seems. Not Asher. Not her daughter. Not even the Association.

War is coming. But will it be a war between telepaths and Earth or against a much darker foe?

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Galactic Lebensraum by John G. Evans

There are places in the universe where evil fears to tread…

2083 – Over a century has passed since Nazi Germany triumphed after WW2.

The Reich, built upon the sweat and blood of millions, stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to as far as the moons of Saturn.

Forever hungry to expand their empire and seize more lebensraum, or living space, the Nazis cast their eyes towards the stars. Vanaheim, a planet light-years from Earth, is selected for colonisation.

But unknown to the Nazis, something horrifying has laid a trap for them and is lying in wait…

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Vampire Princess of New York (Arnhem Knights of New York) by Susan Hanniford Crowley

Noblesse is the daughter of the Vampire King of New York Maximillion Vander Meer.

In the over two hundred years, she’s been a vampire, Noblesse has never found a true love or discovered what happened to her mother who disappeared just prior to the French Revolution.

Noblesse has to choose between two men. Both profess their love. Both are keeping a secret from her.

One wants to destroy her, and one wants to love her forever. But which one?

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The Cagliostro Chronicles by Ralph L. Angelo JR.

In the year 2089 man’s first faster than light space flight is about to begin, but where it ends will be filled with action, adventure and the unknown!

The Cagliostro is an experimental space craft which is destined to begin mans first faster than light voyage beyond his solar system and into a greater universe filled with dangerous adversaries, intrigue and a deadly conspiracy set to tear humanity apart!

Join Mark Johnson and his crew of adventurers as they travel beyond our wildest dreams and into a universe fraught with mystery and danger!

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Enchanta by Jay Dubya

Enchanta is a fantasy adventure novel for children eight to twelve years of age.

Barbara and David Morgan are flown away from their New Jersey town by a magnificent flying horse.

Wings flies them to Enchanta, where they have been taken to help an old wizard, King Wisher.

Wisher had lost his wishing powers when an earthquake struck his kingdom.

A new barbaric civilization, the Beneathians had come from the center of the earth and had taken over Wisher’s land.

Since Wisher’s wife Queen Hope was captured by the Beneathians, without Hope, Wisher has no confidence in his wishing ability.

Barbara and David locate Wisher’s three magical sons, Changer, Pretender and Inventor.

The brother and sister reunite Wisher with his sons. Then the six conduct a daring raid into Beneathia and rescue Queen Hope.

The three brothers fool the Beneathians in many amusing situations.

In the end, the Beneathians are defeated, Wisher regains his kingdom, and Barbara and David are magically transported back to New Jersey.

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Heart of Desire: 11.11.11 Redux by Kate Robinson

You heard nothing happened on December 21, 2012, right? Not exactly.

Here’s where the cosmic shift began: As election year 2008 unfolds, Tess Vaughn’s deepest desire is to give up romance and live a quiet life in rural Arizona. But when the former investigative journalist jogs into the arms of married presidential candidate Senator Harris Cantrell Henry, she finds trouble galore.

Not only does Henry tell her things she doesn’t want to hear about abuses of the National Investigative Homeland Security Agency (NIHSA) and his political nemesis, Senator C. Clelland Collins, he babbles gibberish about doubles, ETs, and UFOs.

Tess finds herself pregnant when she ends the trysts. Her daughter Mikka’s paternity and precocious talents are secrets Tess knows she must keep. But her secrets aren’t safe when Senator Harris Henry becomes the 44th President of the United States.

On 11.11.2011, the hyped pre-2012 window of positive opportunity, President Henry announces his intention to engage the United States in the international fight against global warming. But his deepest desire to provide full disclosure of his contact with extraterrestrials remains an uneasy secret.

When President Henry disappears, Tess’s fears for Mikka’s safety mount. She enlists the assistance of two upbeat New Age ministers, Marshall and Savannah Updike. Their greatest desire is to witness the triumph of good over evil in 2012.

The couple challenges Tess’s common sense with their discovery of a Bible Code prophecy about an enigmatic “Starchild” whose fate is linked with President Henry. And the Updikes insist that meeting another handsome hunk is Tess’s best hope for Mikka’s survival. Carson Hodges’ one-pointed desire is to live in the moment and reach enlightenment.

The Native American healer charms Tess with his lack of guile and manages to steer her one step ahead of trouble. That is, until Tess’s brother Paul Vaughn – whose only desire is to be loved – talks too much to the wrong people.

Will the Starchild fulfill her karmic desire as the clock races toward December 2012?

Los Angeles: Tootie-Do Press, 2014

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A Collection of Science Fiction Gems by David K Scholes

The book contains 36 fast paced, action packed and entertaining short stories.

From dangerous pursuits through hyperspace to Cold Case investigations involving travel into the future to Virtual Reality Traveller machines that really work to the frustrated aliens of Ground Team Report to Earth’s overburdening Galactic Commitment.

From a Rescue Service for accidental inter-dimensional travelers to a being for whom Feeding Time is very emotional to a startling look at the Other Side to the shocking secret of the thin front line of Urban Pacifiers

And much more!

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Dystortions: 100 Hues of Purple by Lisa Pell

Dystortions: 100 Hues of Purple is a tale of mystery, murder, and love in a parallel universe, with a bit of humor.

Addy O’Malibul is a former journalist who is convicted of murder and imprisoned on a planet called Malaprop, strikingly similar to Earth, but with a few twists and many Dystortions in translations of data transmissions from a planet known as Hearth.

Glitched up radio communications are bombarding Malaprop – a world where fearful national security analysts, politicians, and P.R. flacks re-write history and distort facts to recreate their reality in Hearth’s image. The Dystortions in those radio communications sometimes appear to twist words backwards and create opposite meanings, but maybe also reveal underlying truths.

There’s just enough good science and wacked-out myth-busting to make the story hauntingly credible – and enough saucy romance to keep things hot. It’s much warmer and more colorful than any shades of grey.

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Songs of Insurrection: A Legends of Tivara Story (The Dragon Songs Saga Book 1) by JC Kang

Only the lost art of evoking magic through music can prevent Cathay from descending into chaos.

Blessed with an unrivaled voice, Kaiya dreams of a time when a song liberated enslaved humans from their orc masters. Maybe then, the imperial court would see the awkward, gangly princess as more than a singing fool.

When members of the emperor’s elite spy clan uncover a brewing rebellion, the court hopes to appease the ringleader by offering Kaiya as a bride.

Obediently wedding the depraved rebel leader means giving up her music. Confronting him with the growing power of her voice could kill her.

Songs of Insurrection is a re-release of Book 1 of the Daughter of the Dragon Throne series, The Dragon Scale Lute.

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Cryonic Man: A Paranormal Affair by Joe DiBuduo

Cryonic Man melds seventeenth-century swordplay and sorcery with twenty-first-century sci-fi in an unforgettable romantic adventure.

Jim Jackson is just one fight away from winning the 1976 World Heavyweight Championship when he suffers debilitating headaches.

Diagnosed with a fatal brain tumor, Jackson seeks relief in a radical medical procedure. Dr. Joseph Callahan Jackson, an aging physician who spends his life unraveling the mysteries of rejuvenation, revives his father in 2026 after the fifty-year-long cryonic preservation.

But the happy scientific ending goes awry when Jackson regains consciousness to find he shares body and mind with “Blood Countess” Erzsébet Báthory.

Jackson resists Erzsébet’s control, desperate to exorcise her.

When he finds a May-December relationship with his beloved wife impossible, he needs Erzsébet’s fierce spirit to forge a new life.

But what is her hidden agenda? Erzsébet leads Jackson on a colorful quest through time to confront her nemesis, a Transylvanian sorcerer whose single-minded intent is to destroy her.

When Jackson stands toe-to-toe with Zsombor, will the fated couple choose unlimited power or everlasting love?

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The Keepers Of Time by Russell F. Moran

Admiral Ashley Patterson and her husband Jack have done it again. They’ve traveled through time, 200 years into the future—aboard a nuclear aircraft carrier, Ashley’s flagship.

They discover a new world, a strange new world—a post-nuclear war world—one that is both a beacon of hope, and a cry of despair.

They meet a group of people who call themselves The Keepers of Time, an organization dedicated to preserving history and culture.

But the world around them has harkened back to a primitive and savage past, one that includes human sacrifice.

Ashley knows they have to have to get back to the present to warn the government of the unspeakable horrors that await.

But finding the way back to the present is their greatest challenge, an almost insurmountable one.

“A wild time travel yarn that starts fast and doesn’t slow down until the end.”

Book Review: Book five in the Time Magnet series is finally here with another great saga. The adventure begins on June 1, 2017, the day after Memorial Day. Carrier Strike Group 2311 departs the New York Harbor at 8:45 a.m. to begin a long deployment. Things are as they should be until “everything turned dark”.

Whether you have read book one through four in this series first or you are considering this book as your introduction to the series, let me say that each book has its own plot with a conclusion. I suggest you read The Gray Ship, The Thanksgiving Gang, A Time of Fear, and The Skies of Time at some point very soon. However, please feel free to jump in and read The Keepers of Time because you won’t be disappointed.

The author’s superb writing skills will quickly draw you into the story. Forty two fast paced chapters will keep turning the pages of this novel until the end. Well-developed cast of realistic characters that you will relate to one will keep you engaged. One of my favorite things about Moran’s books is his entire cast of characters detailed in the back of the book. I admit to reading about the cast first in order to firmly get everyone in my mind. As a follower of his, I know each character is important to the plot and I don’t want to miss anything or overlook anyone.

Throughout history authors have taken us back in time and forward into the future. Those that take us into the future like Author Russell F. Moran are rare individuals who meticulously look at world history and real time world events to weave a story of unimaginable happenings. History shows that many of these fictional authors are correct in their assessments of the future. So we must pay due vigilance to these authors so that their fiction does not become the world’s reality in the future.

I invite you to read The Keepers of Time: Book Five In The Time Magnet Series by Russell F. Moran and spend 15 days in an alternate universe. Meet the Keepers of Time and don’t forget to mark your calendar on April 12, 2018 as the day the world ended. One of my favorite quotes from the book is “Time flies when you’re scared out of your mind.”

Theodocia McLean endorses The Keepers of Time: Book Five In The Time Magnet Series by Russell F. Moran as a science fiction, time travel story that will cause the thoughtful reader to look at the importance of current world events in a different perspective. I purchased and reveived this book in a Kindle format. This review was completed on March 30, 2016.

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Dark Autumn by Clint H. Dushee

July 20, 2021, was a date nobody would ever forget. It was the day Earth made contact with intelligent beings from another planet. They were human, from the planet Outland. They came because citizens in a private space yacht found one of Earth’s deep space probes, the “Voyager.” It had been launched from Earth in 2002, and its mission was to study Charon, the Moon of Pluto. After this, it sped out of the solar system with the hope that one day some intelligent beings would find it. And that was precisely what happened.

When the large delegation from Outland came to Earth, representatives from all nations on Earth descended on the United Nations building in New York. Earth found out that there were hundreds of planets with intelligent beings within two hundred light years.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Fortune’s Tide by JA Carlton

The Future Has Been Determined, You’re NOT in it. With their plans to re-design the human race about to be exposed to the global community, and their murderous regime coming to an end; in a last ditch effort to maintain its grip on the few remaining citizens of the United States, the U.C. has unleashed a doomsday weapon onto the populous. Once again, it’s up to Jade McKay, Stone Rivers, and the rest of Delta Squad to save the nation from the psychotic ravages of a living weapon with its own agenda; and bring their country back from the brink of destruction.

Fortune’s Tide is the third book in the “Freedom Fighter” trilogy. “Wednesday’s Child”, “Into The Fire”, and “Fortune’s Tide”.

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A World Of Assassins by Neil Davies

Humans are being murdered on the planet Dirve. No one seems particularly bothered, except the humans of course, but they don’t count. As long as the problem stays in the Human Sector it can take care of itself. But then the news leaks out, to Earth, to other galactic worlds. Tourism on Dirve begins to suffer, potential holiday makers worried the murders might spread to other races. Now Earth want to send a man of their own to investigate.

Detective Inspector Tom Gates is perfect for the job. Currently suspended for killing a murder suspect and something of an embarrassment to his superiors, he is an ideal candidate for an off-world investigation.

When he arrives on Dirve, two things are very quickly apparent to Tom. One, Dirves don’t like Humans. And two, the killer is a professional assassin. Tom should know. He used to be one himself….

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The Turtan Trilogy: 3 Full-Length Sci-Fi Romance Novels Box Set by John B. Roseman

3 Full Length Novels
932 pages of Sci-Fi Adventure and Romance in 1 Box Set

The Turtan Trilogy
Turtan: A New Kind of Hero

The Cen, a cruel alien race, has attacked humanity and only one man can save it.

Turtan, an Inspector of the Cross Empire, travels in suspended animation to distant worlds in search of a weapon or device that can defeat the enemy and end the brutal five-thousand-year war. Because he travels in frozen sleep, this elite agent is technically four thousand years old and has outlived many lovers and generations of his children.

It is a painful and terrible burden, but duty comes first and always he must move on. His mission is rendered even more difficult by his own leaders who sometimes oppose his selfless quest to save humanity.

In Inspector of the Cross, Book 1, Turtan confronts the deadly, mysterious Godstone on Sircon IV and then travels fifty years to meet Zontena’s giant, game-obsessed birds. Next, he must journey one hundred ninety years to the lethal center of the enemy empire, somewhere no human has gone before
In Kingdom of the Jax, Book 2, Turtan travels across the universe.

On Turtan 8 he discovers a strange and unique alien race who name the planet after him, and on Lauren he tries to rescue a human colony imprisoned by vicious Cen.

In Defender of the Flame, Book 3, Turtan returns to a glorious homecoming at the Academy where he graduated four thousand years before. He believes he has finally found a method to deliver the human race from the enemy.

The question is, can his solution work, and will his superiors permit him to use it?

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An Impossible Choice by Cindy Cowles

In 2100, disfiguring flaws and missing limbs are a thing of the past. Thanks to a controversial procedure known as Bio-Biotic Transfer, doctors can transfer your healthy brain into a perfect clone of your body.

Within a few short minutes, repair bots connect your brain to your new body, and then cycle continuously through your veins, keeping you healthy for a preset amount of time, before letting you pass peacefully, in your sleep.

But something has gone horrifically, unexpectedly wrong. A small percentage of the population can communicate with their repair bots, telepathically – causing them to build newer, improved repair bots; repair bots that can make them stronger, faster, practically immortal. These few have the ability to turn themselves into superheroes…and super villains.

When things take a turn for the worse, Henrietta uncovers one man’s plot to destroy the world as she knows it. Traveling fifty years into the future, she finds nothing but death and destruction…but how do you rid the world of a villain who can’t be killed, who can recover from any wound?

Realizing that her only choice may be to stop the discovery of Bio-Biotic Transfer, changing life as she knows it, and possibly losing people who are like family to her, Henrietta travels to the past to speak with the inventor of the controversial procedure. Can she save her friends and save the world?

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Space Station Apocalypse (Volume 1) by Jax E. Garson

Earth is on the verge of World War III…

China has annexed Taiwan and other islands.

Arab League has ousted the people of Israel, sending them away in ships. Militaries mount and prepare for war. Year 2040, a space station appears in Earth‘s orbit.

The station is twice the size of ISS and constructed with modules that are similar to Skylab and MIR. Confronted with the mysterious station built in the 20th century, the Western Space Administration sends a Special Forces team to investigate. But there is someone else interested in the station, backing the enemies of the West.

It becomes a race between the western powers and the Chinese, Arab League and African Union. Colonel Flagstaad is given command of a ragtag team of Special Forces. They train quickly for an operation in space with various representatives from France, Great Britain, Russia, Israel, Denmark, America and Mexico. Even a dog!

The Colonel must grit his teeth while training along side a daughter-in-law who hates him, a doctor who irritates him, and a Special Forces team of silly fools.

An imposter walks among them. What are the answers to this mysterious station?

Is it the sign of the end of the world? Will this race to secure the Blue Star spark the beginning of WWIII? Contains: adult themes, language, sexual terms and violence.

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The Scent Of Revenge by Russell F. Moran

The world is at war – World War III. FBI Agent Rick Bellamy and his wife, Ellen, find themselves in the middle of a sinister terror plot. Someone is attacking young prominent women, inflicting a horrible disease. Nobody knows its origin, nobody knows how to stop it, nobody knows how to cure it.

Rick Bellamy and a team of scientists want to go on offense. But how?

Will the lives of the women be changed forever?

When will the attacks stop?

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Although Science Fiction, The Scent of Revenge might be at America’s doorstep!

The main character Rick Bellamy is a FBI agent, head of counter-terrorism unit. The love of his life is 38 year old Ellen Bellamy, Architect by day, lover and writer by night. Ellen’s beauty is more than skin deep as she radiates warmth and cares deeply about everyone who crosses her path.

With an impressive cast of characters that include William Reynolds who is President of the United States with his First Lady Amanda Reynolds standing by his side, he has just addresses the American People announcing that that World War III has begun.

A serious disease with symptoms of severe dementia, mimicking Alzheimer’s disease is attacking America’s Women. With research still seeking a cure for Alzheimer’s, the race is on and the questions commence. Why these particular women, why and how, and is the male population at risk?

Will President Reynolds be forced to suspend the right of habeas corpus? Do you know what this even means?

Heart pounding, can’t put down thriller that will force you to look at terrorism in different light. Life in America will never be the same.

Author Russell F. Moran is an exceptional story teller. As with all science fiction we hope it is not possible at least not within our lifetime. Moran’s futuristic thrillers (each book part of a series, but stands alone) must be examined by each reader intelligently as they will lurk in the shadows of your mind well after the book is closed.

The Scent of Revenge “is dedicated to those who suffer from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, and especially to their families who suffer along with them.”

Theodocia McLean endorses The Scent of Revenge (book two in The Patterns Series) by Russell F. Moran The Shadows of Terror is book one. Also available The Gray Ship, The Thanksgiving Gang, A Time of Fear, and The Skies of Time (all four books in the Time Magnet Series). Another great read is Sideswiped which book one in Matt Blake Legal Thrillers with The Reformers just released. I reviewed this book from a Kindle format. This reviewed was completed on October 3, 2015.

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The Immortal Jake by David DeRosa

Jake’s life is a merry jaunt around a militant mindset of misusing impossible science.

He’s a seven thousand year old teenager, an extraterrestrial marooned since the Bronze Age, waiting patiently for us to advance in science and social graces. A few unsavory characters know what he is and want what he knows. They have their eyes on him.

At the dawn of the twenty-first century human science is close to offering The Immortal Jake what he needs to get home. While Homeland Security, a rogue C.I.A. agent and a would-be arms dealer all try to steal his research, a handful of trusted friends join him in a race to complete his work.

He’s let secrets slip before and has witnessed ensuing disaster. So, when the arms dealer and the rogue agent get hold of a formula they’re not responsible enough to handle, the ancient kid assumes responsibility for them.

Jake is certain that what he wants is just around the corner, and surprised when he finds it right in front of him. He’s determined to leave this world until his friends remind him that life is more about who you’re with than where you want to be.

This ‘coming of the ages’ story is suitable for young adults and children over forty.

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The Experiencers by Val Tobin

Michael Valiant, Agency black ops assassin, deals death without question. He knows it’s all in the name of duty and the fight against terror, particularly at a time when the earth is as close as it’s ever been to self-destructing. But when his orders include silencing members of a UFO group who look less like terrorists and more like housewives and UFO buffs, he decides to do some digging.

His curiosity arouses the ire of his boss and his partner, who warn Michael that his actions are putting him in danger. When Michael’s wife dies in what appears to be a traffic accident, Michael, with his partner’s help and support, pushes aside his doubts and immerses himself in the jobs he needs to complete.

Carolyn Fairchild, Psychic medium and believer in angels, lives happy and contented in a nice home in Newmarket, Ontario, with her husband and daughter. All Carolyn wants is to live in peaceful obscurity. When Carolyn loses her husband under suspicious circumstances, and other members of her group die or disappear, Carolyn grows desperate to uncover the truth and save herself and her daughter.

Ordered to kidnap Carolyn and turn her over to the Agency, Michael confronts Carolyn in her home, ready to complete his assignment. But when Carolyn connects to Michael’s dead wife and reveals to him the truth about her death, Carolyn forces him to choose between saving himself and doing what’s right.

Unaware that they are repeating a pattern enacted over many lifetimes, Michael and Carolyn must find a way to break the cycle, or continue playing it out over lifetimes to come.

A New Age Sci-Fi thriller that delves into existing UFO and doomsday weaponry conspiracy theories, The Experiencers keeps readers riveted with non-stop action while the characters struggle to control destinies that may have been predetermined lifetimes ago.

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Diamond by Morgan East

In a drought ridden land, the only hope for survival appears to be that the Great Diamond of the Prophet John Littleproud is found so that its powers can cause the rains to return.

At least that is what the faithful believe.

Some believe that the Great Diamond is a myth, and that the search for it is a hoax used to keep the population quiet.

Under pressure the Council offers the chance for any citizen to pass beyond the Northern Hills and into the wastelands beyond to discover the truth for themselves.

Only Jane Ashurst accepts the offer, and she along with her reluctant brother are drawn into a world of intolerance intrigue and adventure in her search for the truth.

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Liberation Of Worlds (The Szuiltan Trilogy Book 2) by Neil Davies

One year on from the invasion of Earth and the Szuiltans are in control, effectively ruling both Earth and Aks.

Martin Lichfield is leader of the largest rebel group on Earth.

Steve Drake and Ursa Mirram are on the run on Aks.

The traders of Sellit are preparing their navy for war and searching the galaxies for the legendary Miar Shrilor.

Humanity is getting ready to fight back, but will it be too late as the Szuiltans show signs of evolving and their President instigates plans for the future survival of the Szuiltan race.

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The Lion On Androcles by Neil Davies

Science Fiction Adventure.

Yso Nakema (The Lion), famed and feared Earth agent, is on Androcles, an old colony world now ruled by the alien Kerexz.

His mission is unknown, even to himself. He will learn of it as he meets his contacts on his journey.

It’s a tried and trusted mission technique, but this time things are going wrong. Unexpected obstacles rise in his way, the enemy seem to be everywhere they shouldn’t be, he fails to make contacts and, worst of all, he finds himself getting involved with the problems of people he meets on the way.

With aliens, space cruisers, desert nomads, pirates and much more, The Lion On Androcles is a must-read Science Fiction Adventure.

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Millennial Girl (Army Brats) (Volume 3) by Scott Meehan

Asha Hawkins, first female to earn the coveted “Green Beret,” searches for the young daughter of a secret service agent working for the President of the United States. While pursuing the lead, Asha finds herself being hunted down by unknown forces—forces within her own government. “Millennial Girl” uncovers the fallout of today’s war-torn and fractured nation-states as Asha tracks down the leader of a cybernetic empire involved in a sophisticated twist to global human trafficking.

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The Mutineers by Eryn Vyctorya Mills

Nominated for the 2016 Summer Indie Book Award for Science Fiction!

Two hundred years in the future, our first major human colony on Mars, the Zephyria Planum Research Station, is suffering. The inhabitants have rapidly dwindling rations and medical supplies, and are prohibited from returning to Earth. A handful of officers can only think of one final, last-ditch effort to get what they need simply to survive, but it requires them to break every sacred oath they ever took.

Sakharov Station, in orbit between Earth and Mars, find themselves between a rock and a hard place when the World Government collapses, and the more powerful space-faring nations of Earth start grappling for possession of Sakharov Station’s deadly contents the personnel were sent to dispose of.

Can the two outlying bastions of humanity join forces and survive, or will each step bring them closer to their own doom?

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Sideswiped by Russell F. Moran

Sideswiped will send a chill up your spine the next time you drive on the freeway!

Russell F. Moran’s well developed characters and distinct voice brings reality to the situation from sentence one and draws the reader into the story line with immediate empathy.

Main Character Matt Blake (x-Marine) is an Attorney, Blake & Randolph. Matt’s life changed (quote) “I’d never thought of the Chicago River as a romantic spot, especially during the day. It’s a beautiful waterway that meanders through some of the greatest architectural treasures in the country. It’s just not romantic. Until my lunch with Maggie Pierce.”

Get to know the professional and personal side of Matt Blake (quote) “It was Jimmy Escobedo, an old friend from college. Jimmy was nuts, in a good way. He was the funniest person I ever knew, and just seeing him made me laugh. He walked over to me, more like ran, and gave me a bear hug as I downed my next Scotch, almost spilling it. Jimmy was a character, the kind of guy who was a typical class clown. He was also bright as hell, and had his choice of job offers after Northwestern. He looked good, except he was a lot skinnier than I remembered.”

With flawless writing skills the author creates the stage that brings the reader into the life of Matt Blake and into the ins and outs of personal injury litigation. Do you think that all personal injury lawyers are ambulance chasers?

I invite you to come see for yourself how personal injury law plays out in the courtroom. Follow multiple cases and the drama that will take your mind to places where it has never gone. Sideswiped is a face paced, realistic, suspenseful thriller and romantically touching. Your mind will envision every aspect like you are watching it unfold in a dark movie theater and your impressions of somethings will change forever.

Theodocia McLean endorses Sideswiped: A Matt Blake Novel by Russell F. Moran. The author dedicates this book to the State and Government law enforcement community who dedicate their lives to keep us safe.

Sideswiped is book one in Matt Blake Legal Thrillers (The Reformers-book two is coming soon). Also available The Gray Ship, The Thanksgiving Gang, A Time of Fear, and The Skies of Time (all four books in the Time Magnet series). The Shadows of Terror, The Scent of Revenge (books one and two in the Patterns Series).

I purchased and reviewed this book from a Kindle format. This reviewed was completed on October 2, 2015. For

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