Summary: The first Norman castle is being built in Engla-lond–whether the Anglo-Saxons want it or not. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the “Last Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the “Sons of Mercia” series. All ten stories form a prequel to the novel, “Edric the Wild.” Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Summary: Unlike other typical princesses you have read from other fairy tales, our Princess Niya was different, she was lazy, spoiled, selfish and didn’t like to smile; no on liked her.
On her 12 years old birthday, her parents, King and Queen decided to give her a gift that was going to change her life forever.
Summary: After negotiating a defence and trade treaty, the Australian and Japanese Prime Ministers launch the opening of a controversial new mine to supply Japan with uranium. The mine is subject to widespread protest as it is located on aboriginal land in Australia’s world heritage listed Kakadu National Park. In an assault that shocks the world, a terrorist group blows up the mine causing chaos and killing the Australian Prime Minister. The main target of the terrorists, the Japanese Prime Minister, is injured but is rescued by an Australian trade official, Jake Stafford. They escape into the national park with the terrorists in hot pursuit.
A few days later, an aboriginal activist and friend of Jake’s father, is arrested as a suspect in the attack, but on his release from prison is killed by a hit-run driver. Jake gets involved at his father’s request and discovers evidence of a conspiracy involving the development of the mine. Jake realises that the information has explosive implications and fears for his own life. With the help of a beautiful Japanese woman and a journalist friend he sets about exposing corruption and espionage at the highest level of governments in Australia, Japan and China.
This international thriller set in the Australian outback is full of political intrigue and suspense and occurs at a time when tensions between Japan and China are at a flash point. Jake’s quest to find the truth not only endangers himself but also those close to him and brings about a chain of events that will change his life forever.
Summary: Three short stories of Yan Ching who lived in the Song dynasty (AD 960-1279) in China. He lived in a period of turbulence in the ancient dynasty, with the Empire crumbling around him; he was inevitably drawn into the subculture of Wulin.
The shadowy world of Wulin emphasized on the practice of martial arts and the upholding of justice. The followers of Wulin’s philosophies were the stealthy superheroes of the ancient world; they valued their honour and duty above everything else.
The Imperial Authorities were corrupted and weak, it was up to these brave individuals to uphold justice; they became the corrective force to fight the evils that was tormenting the people.
Yan Ching’s various adventures brought him to many exciting places in the kingdom and he experienced the awesome power of martial art. He encountered the unworldly power of extreme martial art experts and also the supernatural power of tribal black magic.
Summary: When you feel lonely, do you look up at the sky and wonder if there is someone out there in the universe looking at the same sky? Do you believe there is somewhere in the universe where all the different planets are connected? And if you were able to go there can you imagine all the fantastic creatures and beings you will meet?
Each of our lives is filled with adventures, whether we notice them or not. And every journey, no matter how daunting must have a beginning. So it is with this in mind we begin our story…
After eight long years of bouncing from different foster homes, Beanie, an unassuming orphan girl found herself in a mysterious orphanage, the Laketuh House. While the children there were unfriendly and rude, she noticed that there was something more to them, something unique. Then one day they took her to a place called Laketuh Lake where they entered a magical gate into another world.
But what is behind that gate?
This is where Beanie’s journey begins. She is about to embark on a grand adventure to discover the meaning of TUH, and in the process face her fears to discover just how extraordinary she and the universe truly are.
Summary: The Prince of Ravens has vanished.
Word spreads quickly from the Fortress of the Empress, through the dark streets of Lucien, and to the far corners of the Empire of Ages. The Children are summoned to the Fortress, and the people talk in muffled whispers, if they dare to talk at all, of secret plots and ancient prophecies. Some say the Prince was murdered, others that he was kidnapped; but underneath it all runs a darker word, one full of terrifying possibility:
Rumor begets rumor, and soon the whisper of truth is lost in the swirling winds of growing fear. For the Prince of Ravens is the prophesied Lord of Death, and on his shoulders rests the fate of the Empire.
Summary: When the Rusikov twins, an eccentric pair of Stanford graduates, launch a program that causes the Flash Crash of 2010, an international struggle begins for control of the brothers and the code they call Thor’s Hammer.
Only an elite few among the world’s intelligence communities understand the potential Thor’s Hammer holds to create both chaos and unimaginable wealth. Old Cold War enemies find themselves in confrontation with one another and the President’s secret “fixer”, Frank Beretta is no exception.
This is one battle POTUS has no intention of loosing, and when he sends the trusted ex-Marine into the field, Beretta finds himself in jeopardy far away from the comfortable life he’s built for himself and his beautiful young wife, Joey.
As Frank comes closer to controlling the one person who may be able to harness Thor’s Hammer, an old KGB nemesis makes a desperate bid to gain the upper hand. In doing, Serge Malroff makes the battle a personal one. For Frank, everything is on the line.
As their contest heats up one of the most skilled and secretive operatives in the world comes to Frank’s aid even though it puts her at odds with her own emotions. The the tempo continues to build to a fiery and unexpected crescendo.
Summary: This book is set in Australia when Cyclone Tracy made landfall on 25th December 1974 at 9:55am desecrating Darwin. Wade met Anneli Vandenberg just short of twelve months prior to the devastation. After an extensive search and thorough planning he receives a message informing him of Anneli’s intended marriage to a man she has never met. The clock is ticking. He needed to arrive in Darwin and find her before it was too late. The only thing he didn’t anticipate was colliding with a cyclone. He’s in the race of his life to get Anneli safely back to Melbourne. Her angry stepfather has other ideas.
Summary: Bill Travis, an unmarried, unattached investment counselor rapidly approaching his fortieth birthday, conceives that he may not live the most exciting of lives, yet Julie Simmons, his first appointment that Monday, is deeply in trouble. She has taken a North Texas quarter horse racer and liquor baron named Archie Carpin–the last of a dynasty of criminals from the 1920’s–for a ride and cleaned him out of a neat two million bucks. And thus begins the adventure of Bill’s life.
Ensues a chase north across Texas to recover the money and shake the pursuit of a couple of rednecks with a penchant for rifles and rigged explosives. Yet, through all this action the compelling tale of yet another mystery—an 80-year old missing person’s case—begins to unravel.
Summary: Kendril is a Ghostwalker, a man who is dead to his former life and bound by a solemn vow to seek penance for some mysterious dark sin in his past. When a chance encounter in the forest leads him to inadvertently rescue a woman named Jade, a woman who claims not to remember anything about who she is or what has happened to her, Kendril becomes her reluctant guardian.
But after a gang of ruthless bounty hunters comes after Jade, Kendril finds himself thrown into a deadly game of cat and mouse where one wrong step will be his last. Now he must use every ounce of daring and cunning he has to escape with his life and to protect the woman he is growing to love, a woman with no past.
But can he trust Jade, or will her secrets lead to his undoing?
Ghostwalker is an action-packed novel of suspense set in the fantasy world of Zanthora. Filled with dark humor and a cast of diverse characters, it is the first book in the Chronicles of Zanthora, the relation of the Fourth War of Despair.
Summary: Eric Aethello thought he had his life figured out. The son of a blacksmith, he was born in the town of Bryer and spent all his life there, being trained to follow the footsteps of his father. One day his whole life is thrown into chaos when flying creatures attack his town. He’s uprooted from his familiar surroundings and forced to embark on a journey for answers after finding out his whole life has been a series of lies. Accompanied by the only true friend he has and by a beautiful girl with a mysterious, complicated past who saves his life, Eric heads to the kingdom of Taron, where he will start the journey that leads him to the fulfillment of his destiny.
A wonderful, intricately woven tale of heroes and villains, Land of Shadows is the first book in the Legend of the Gate Keeper Series, which follows a band of mismatched companions in a fantastical quest through long-forgotten lands.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
Summary: The world is no longer safe, no longer thriving. It has been inherited by the diseased.
The red mist spread and humanity was infected. There was no stopping the curse once it started and the world’s population was reduced to mindless beasts. Creatures that hungered and raged for the taste of pure, uninfected flesh.
Few of those remain.
Ali is not one of them.
Summary: They were America’s bravest men – seasoned veterans and young daredevil pilots with dreams of glory in the air…Court Bannister, an Air Force captain overshadowed by his famous movie star father who fought in WWII, driven to prove his worth to his comrades – and himself…Toby Parker, the brash first lieutenant who gambled his innocence in the flames of war…and Wolf Lochert, the Special Forces major who ventured deep into the jungle to rescue a downed pilot – only to discover a face of the enemy for which he was unprepared.
While in Washington at their infamous Tuesday luncheons, President Lyndon Johnson and his Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara, pick not only the targets but set restrictive rules of engagement that ensure Air Force, Navy, and Marine pilots will be shot down as they try to perform their mission. Johnson and McNamara do not permit any military presence at these luncheons as they are convinced they know best. Note that neither ever had any combat experience.
From the Pentagon, Air Force General “Whitey” Whisenand lays his stars on the line as he attempts to convince Johnson that if we must fight in Vietnam, there is a much better way.
Rolling Thunder is an explosive portrait of men at war and the politicians who make critical decisions that place them in extreme danger. It is so authentic and powerful, only a veteran pilot could have written it.
It is the first of the five-book Wings of War series. Next are Steel Tiger, Phantom Leader, Eagle Station, and Storm Flight.