Story Time

Settle in with a hot beverage and join us for story time.

This is why we’re here. Book lovers gather around to hear authors read an excerpt from their books. For the love of story, slow down and listen.

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Zara Quentin
A S McGowan
Alex Carey
Andy Peloquin
Devorah Fox
Drea Damara
Sanzaki Kojika
PJ Whittlesea
The Coin
WJ Howard
Brandon by Roxanne Greening
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Horn of the Kraken

Horn of the Kraken

$14.98
The sun and moon have been devoured by the cosmic wolves Skoll and Hati. Fimbulwinter has envelopped the world in the cold and darkness. Men prey on each other in order to survive. Amid the chaos, in the struggle for the throne, comes a war between brothers. Hakon, illegitimate heir to the throne o... More info →
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The Ghosts of a Centaur (Centaur Agency Book 2)

The Ghosts of a Centaur (Centaur Agency Book 2)

Stella left one life behind for another. Finding happiness in a new world, Stella never thought anything could destroy her new life. Until a package arrived containing a severed head. The threat was clear and the stakes were high. Leaving her new life behind, Stella hoped her choice would protect he... More info →
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Child of the Night Guild (Queen of Thieves Book 1)

Child of the Night Guild (Queen of Thieves Book 1)

"They killed my parents. They took my name. They imprisoned me in darkness. I would not be broken."Viola, a child sold to pay her father's debts, has lost everything: her mother, her home, and her identity. Thrown into a life among criminals, she has no time for grief as she endures the brutal train... More info →
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Dolor and Shadow (Tales of the Drui Book 1)

Dolor and Shadow (Tales of the Drui Book 1)

As the elven city burns, Princess Kallan is taken to Alfheim while a great power begins to awaken within her. Desperate to keep the child hidden, her abilities are suppressed and her memory erased. But the gods have powers as well, and it is only a matter of time before they find the child again.Whe... More info →
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Broken

Broken

Finalist for the 2015 Wishing Shelf Awards. Goodreads Reviews "Broken is graphic, shocking, raw, disturbing, intense, appalling, shameful, and so very, very sad." "This story has the complexity of The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy, but written with the flow of Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson." "Your ... More info →
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Zombies From Space…and Vampires

Zombies From Space…and Vampires

Alien invasion? Zombies? Vampires!? I don’t think so!Aria was an average 19-year-old with average problems. Average was quite realistic until zombies landed their UFO in her backyard. If Aria wants to survive, she’ll need some help, and who better than a pirate captain, a steampunk inventor, a b... More info →
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Do You Believe In Legend? (Stars of Heros Book 2)

Do You Believe In Legend? (Stars of Heros Book 2)

"Legend isn't about people. It's about pursuing a dream or higher ideal. About believing in something impossible and transforming the belief into reality through faith and hard work. The future is a legend written and unwritten."Jo Mason believes that creativity, spontaneity, and faith exist as defi... More info →
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The Zen Detective

The Zen Detective

On the road to Zen enlightenment, homicide detective Will Mansion takes a seductive detour down the path to perdition.When a bust goes terribly wrong, Paradise City detective Will Mansion nearly dies while saving his partner. On leave, Will seeks relief from post-traumatic stress disorder through Ze... More info →
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To Steal a Moon (T’nari Renegades-Pleiadian Cycle, Prequel Novella)

To Steal a Moon (T’nari Renegades-Pleiadian Cycle, Prequel Novella)

The once-vast reptilian empire in Draco is in disarray. Noble houses vie for position and wealth, fanned by a depraved, jaded tyrant who holds power through a fleet of ancient, lethal destroyers.Summoned to Darban to fight in the Emperor's Tournament, Bálok, Lord of the Eltanin system, has no choic... More info →
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Descent of the Maw  (T’nari Renegades-Pleiadian Cycle, Prequel Novella)

Descent of the Maw (T’nari Renegades-Pleiadian Cycle, Prequel Novella)

The Drahkian Empire is on the move. The worlds of Merope in the Pleiadian cluster are under attack and the starship fleets from sister systems Alcyone and Maia have come to their aid in a united effort to defend against the reptilians. Using unknown means to transport ships at will and break through... More info →
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Flare Shifter (T’nari Renegades-Pleiadian Cycle, Prequel Novella)

Flare Shifter (T’nari Renegades-Pleiadian Cycle, Prequel Novella)

The peaceful worlds of the Algol binary system with its erratic stellar flares have long ago fallen to the rapacious Drahkian Empire. Under the harsh rule of reptilian overlords, cities are left to rot and the deep-feeling Algolian shapeshifters are brutally controlled, forced into servitude as assa... More info →
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Worlds Apart

Worlds Apart

$19.95
“...this is a highly enjoyable read…I would recommend it to everyone…excellent storytelling…” Sequential Tart Alcina's world is falling apart. Driven into poverty by her husband's unrelenting pursuit of the custody of their son, Alcina does whatever she can to keep her son from ending up i... More info →
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Descent (The Birthrite Series, #1) (Volume 1)

Descent (The Birthrite Series, #1) (Volume 1)

Visions of infant twin boys, clouds, a young woman taking her own life, and a collision of space, time, and realms...On the eve of Summer Solstice in 1844, four men in different areas of the world share an experience that impacts not only their own lives, but those of the future generations. The fir... More info →
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Under A Hunter’s Moon: Shadows Over Seattle: Prequel 1 (Shadows Over Seattle: Prequels)

Under A Hunter’s Moon: Shadows Over Seattle: Prequel 1 (Shadows Over Seattle: Prequels)

Richard Parsons is a lupine, one of the many breeds of shape-shifters living in Seattle. Mortal legends of his kind call them werewolves.When a traveling exhibition returns to Seattle, Richard takes a night time visit, with plans that go beyond seeing a particular display. However he is unprepared f... More info →
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Ghosts of Bliss Bayou

Ghosts of Bliss Bayou

For sixteen-year old Abigail Renshaw, the terrifying nightmares are not the worst part. When apparitions start leaking out of the nightmares into her waking life—Well, that's a problem.But Abby's dealt with hallucinations before, and she's nothing if not resilient. Following clues from the nightma... More info →
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Eternal Curse: Giovanni’s Angel (Eternal Curse Series Book 1)

Eternal Curse: Giovanni’s Angel (Eternal Curse Series Book 1)

“You have plenty of time to change your mind. You have not yet seen the monster I can be.” Giovanni has been waiting his whole life to meet someone like Mira, someone from the outside world who might be able to help him. He wonders if there really is help for him as he continues to hold tig... More info →
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Fire and Lies (Tales of the Drui Book 2)

Fire and Lies (Tales of the Drui Book 2)

Blood waters the fields of Alfheim. War rips across the land of usurped kings and elves. The Fae gods draw near, and Queen Kallan’s strength is tested as she follows King Rune into Alfheim. But the Shadow Beast caged within Rune’s body writhes in hunger, and Kallan’s newest companion, Bergen t... More info →
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Under A Hunter’s Moon: Shadows Over Seattle: Prequel 1 (Shadows Over Seattle: Prequels)

Under A Hunter’s Moon: Shadows Over Seattle: Prequel 1 (Shadows Over Seattle: Prequels)

Richard Parsons is a lupine, one of the many breeds of shape-shifters living in Seattle. Mortal legends of his kind call them werewolves.When a traveling exhibition returns to Seattle, Richard takes a night time visit, with plans that go beyond seeing a particular display. However he is unprepared f... More info →
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For the Love of a Centaur (Centaur Agency Book 1)

For the Love of a Centaur (Centaur Agency Book 1)

Analise woke up in the hospital to find that her parents were dead. Her father’s business partner has inherited the ranch she grew up on. To make matters worse her father’s will stipulates she cannot receive her inheritance until she turns twenty-one. Now penniless and homeless, she agrees to a ... More info →
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What Happened To Me

What Happened To Me

Richard White, tells his story of defeating and coping with PTSD, depression, and anxiety. How he feels, and how he combats the stress in every day life. This small eBook dives into author Richard Whites life, how he fights everyday unmedicacted to live a normal life with his mental disabilities. it... More info →
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The Rise of Nazil

The Rise of Nazil

"This is a complex plot at its best. The character development is perfect."-Rabia Tanveer, Readers' FavoriteIn the 75th year of Alberoth, the AsZar summoned the Guardians. There's an imbalance in the lands of Faélondul. The Zaxson, Draizeyn Vereux, conspires to exterminate the infestation in Nazil.... More info →
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Piercing the Darkness (The Rise of Nazil Book 3)

Piercing the Darkness (The Rise of Nazil Book 3)

*Due to some graphic scenes and adult situations, this title is intended for mature readers only*Piercing the Darkness is the third book in The Rise of Nazil adult epic fantasy trilogy. The conflicts and treacheries of Seed of Scorn have led to an inevitable battle not only in the lands, but also fo... More info →
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Seed of Scorn: Epic Fantasy Romance (The Rise of Nazil Book 2)

Seed of Scorn: Epic Fantasy Romance (The Rise of Nazil Book 2)

*Due to some scenes and adult situations, this title is intended for mature readers only*Seed of Scorn, is the much awaited sequel to The Rise of Nazil. Pentanimir Benoist fought a battle against the Nazilians after his love for Brahanu forced him to confront the immoralities of his heritage. He str... More info →
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Beyond Farwin Wood (Blinney Lane Book 2)

Beyond Farwin Wood (Blinney Lane Book 2)

Anything Can Happen on Blinney Lane Agatha Blinney’s curse is unleashed when Franci Doltman dresses up as her favorite movie star. Now the storeowners on Blinney Lane must rally together to save Franci before the possession claims her forever.Valerie Millville is tired of her controlling mother, d... More info →
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The Weeping Books Of Blinney Lane

The Weeping Books Of Blinney Lane

You may never look at a book the same way again...Sarah Allister just wants a normal life running her bookshop and daydreaming about Henry, the handsome deliveryman—in spite of the three-hundred-year curse that rules her existence, along with the other shop owners on Blinney Lane, a niche shopping... More info →
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Under the Blood Moon (Hearts on Fire Book 1)

Under the Blood Moon (Hearts on Fire Book 1)

Something scientific, and some believe spiritual, is going on in the sky. It's only a matter of days before the first of four total lunar eclipses will light up the sky with a blood-red moon. However, something else is going on in San Francisco. After two hundred years of rest, something supernatura... More info →
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Lament of the Fallen (The Last Bucelarii Book 2)

Lament of the Fallen (The Last Bucelarii Book 2)

Fans of Joe Abercrombie, Brandon Sanderson, and Brent Weeks will love the Hunter... The Hunter of Voramis is no more.Alone with the bloodthirsty voices in his head, fleeing the pain of loss, he has one objective; travel North to find her, the mystery woman who plagues his dreams and... More info →
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Blade of the Destroyer (The Last Bucelarii Book 1)

Blade of the Destroyer (The Last Bucelarii Book 1)

The Hunter of Voramis is the perfect assassin: Ruthless, Unrelenting, Immortal. Yet he is haunted by lost memories, bonded to a cursed dagger that feeds him power yet denies him peace of mind. Within him rages an unquenchable need for blood and death. When he accepts a contract to avenge the st... More info →
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Buried Ladies: A Novel of Murder, Mystery, and the Dark Web

Buried Ladies: A Novel of Murder, Mystery, and the Dark Web

Some men are just evil. And, when Joan calls 911 to report the murder of her friend, Estella, she starts a manhunt for pure evil, but not in the way she expected.Buried Ladies, tracks a serial killer on both sides of the US-Mexican border. But, he’s not even the most evil man in this novel of murd... More info →
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Murder by the Book: A Mystery Mini

Murder by the Book: A Mystery Mini

An ordinary work day at the western Massachusetts Sugarloaf Inn turns more chilling than the winter weather when staff member Candy Wadsen makes a gruesome discovery. Her day goes from bad to worse when Candy realizes that Detective Sergeant Dan Petrowski suspects her of committing the crime. More info →
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Cloak of the Two Winds

Cloak of the Two Winds

Pirates, sorcerers, and witches battle for an ancient magical treasure.To the Iruk people of the South Polar Sea, the crew of a hunting boat is sacred—a band of men and women warriors bound by oath and a group soul. But when Lonn leads his crew away from the hunt to pursue his dream of a treasure ... More info →
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Curse Breaker: Enchanted (The Curse Breaker Saga Book 1)

Curse Breaker: Enchanted (The Curse Breaker Saga Book 1)

Secrets threaten, but magic kills. All Sarn wanted was to get to work on time, do his job and go home to his secret son. Instead, he’s kidnapped by an enchanted tree and embroiled in a mystery so bizarre, it causes him to question everything he’s ever believed in. Sarn must unravel a deadly chai... More info →
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Rites of Heirdron (Volume 1)

Rites of Heirdron (Volume 1)

$12.00
~D. Donovan, Midwest Book Review "Rites of Heirdron is a powerful fantasy telling. Its dual focus on changing worlds and hearts moves deftly from personal to political realms. It's a recommended pick for readers who like their sci-fi spiced with more than light romance, but who want that romance wra... More info →
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Lust (The Archive of Sinners Book 1)

Lust (The Archive of Sinners Book 1)

In their tiny Chicago-land office, Vere and his partner Thomas take any case big or small, and will do anything to see it solved. A woman hires them to find out the truth behind her boyfriend’s sudden illness, but when their case takes a turn towards the supernatural, they might not be enough.Whe... More info →
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Altier

Altier

Altier’s world is turned upside down by a prophesy that forces him from his home. Joined by his dear friend and a man once his enemy, he must seek out the dark spire from the visions and bring its terror to a close. In a new and magical world, each day is a struggle with powerful enemies on their ... More info →
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Beyond the Dancing Flames: Fall of the Dragon Book 1

Beyond the Dancing Flames: Fall of the Dragon Book 1

In a world of forgotten magic, the Land has fallen to chaos and war. At the head of the chaos ride the Dragon and Phoenix empires, mercilessly fighting over control of the land. The war has lasted far too long, but the end is near. The Dragon is about to stumble. In a desperate attempt to avoid thei... More info →
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Tinker’s Plague

Tinker’s Plague

Oil reserves depleted. Society collapsed.A few places cling to modern technology. For everywhere else, there are the Tinkers.In southern Ontario, Novo Gaia uses sustainable energy to support its citizens in comfort. From there, Novo Gaia sends Doctors of Applied General Technology, tinkers, into the... More info →
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Sacred Atonement: A Novelette (The Birthrite Series, #1.5)

Sacred Atonement: A Novelette (The Birthrite Series, #1.5)

"He wondered how she would react to seeing him. Not just his physical appearance, but seeing him for the first time since what happened between nearly a year ago. And what would happen once she found out what he really was?"The year 1932 is one Linda never dreamed of ever having. As a single mother ... More info →
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Call for Obstruction (The Courier Book 1)

Call for Obstruction (The Courier Book 1)

In a supernatural world where Hell's been over capacity since World War II, Satan has no choice but to open the Gates of Hell. When Barry's tricked into signing a contract to serve Satan, he's faced with a choice to help release the damned souls onto Earth or turn against Satan's evil plan. Either c... More info →
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Detour: A Big Rig Thriller

Detour: A Big Rig Thriller

It's February, 1993, and trucker Archie “Super Man” Harlanson is traveling to New York's Hudson Valley with misgivings. He's eager to see his girlfriend Debbie, but her elitist parents? Not so much. When he ends up at the family home, he figures the hardest part will be surviving the onslaught o... More info →
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The Fish Tank: And Other Short Stories

The Fish Tank: And Other Short Stories

A collection of short stories from the mind of romantic suspense author Maria Elena Alonso-Sierra that will take your imagination on a ride across all genres.Delve into For the Fun of Writing, where flights of fancy are given voice in “Jerry’s Gift” and “Rites of Passage.” Glide into Soul ... More info →
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The Book of Hours (Coin/Hours Cycle 2)

The Book of Hours (Coin/Hours Cycle 2)

For artist Gabriela Martinez, psychopaths do hit twice. What did she ever do to deserve this?An unscrupulous arts dealer covets Gabriela’s work to the point of madness, Richard Harrison is willing to do anything to get her back in his life, and if Richard and Gabriela don't stop this new threat, ... More info →
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Rodeo Dayz

Rodeo Dayz

A book of short stories about 9 rodeo contestants and their love for rodeo.This book also has a short history of Rodeo in New York, which is co-authored by Donnie Baxter, Wayne and Leo Martin. Author biographies are also inside to learn about each contestant.So hang on tight, and get a good seat for... More info →
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Letters From The Grave: The Old West in the 21st Century

Letters From The Grave: The Old West in the 21st Century

Letters from the Grave is a compilation of letters from outlaws of the Old west, writing a letter back to their killer, enemies, and foes. In these letters we tell a mystery, and pose the question, if these outlaws were alive and could write a letter to anyone, what would they say. Shotgun Bo rivers... More info →
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