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One Scoop & A Candle

How do you make a person feel awesome? How about taking them to dinner with their best friends, having the owner of the restaurant personally come over and pour a bottle of wine from his own vineyard, and sing you happy birthday with a candle burning on a delicious scoop of ice cream..BEFORE THE DINNER!!! Hubby really knocked one out of the ball park this time. I don’t think I am going to have another birthday party ever. That one just can’t be beat. I really love the family owned restaurants where the owner is there cooking the meals and talking to the patrons. It really is such a wonderful experience. Yup… this morning I still have a smile on my face.

Spy Thriller: An Involuntary Spy (Involuntary Spy Political Thrillers Series Book 1)
by Kenneth Eade
4.0 Stars (193 Reviews)
Genre: Thrillers | Mystery | Science Fiction

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Uncover the mystery, unleash the suspense & go where no spy has ever gone before in the Award winning espionage thriller also hailed as top sci-fi novel by IMustRead. Critics call the author as ‘one of our strongest thriller writers on the scene.’

Seth Rogan was a bad spy. He wasn’t a spy at all. Just a guy trying to do the right thing. As a biologist for the largest biotech company in the world, he had a great job, and enjoyed all the perks. But when asked to do some tests on the company’s genetically engineered (GMO) foods, he uncovered secrets that entangled him in a web of corruption, fraud and conspiracy that he could not escape from. In a story of mystery and suspense that seems too true to life to be fiction, Seth, having bit the hand that fed him, is on the run from CIA, the FBI, and the full overreaching strength of the United States government, charged with espionage, and finds temporary refuge with an old enemy — Russia. But his peace is about to be broken as he finds himself in the role of an involuntary spy.

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Finding Love in Forgotten Cove (Island County Series Book 1)
by Karice Bolton
4.6 Stars (93 Reviews)
Genre: Women’s Fiction | Literature & Fiction | Romance

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**Can be read as a standalone**

Nothing like walking straight into the bedroom to see your fiancé in bed with another woman, but that’s okay… Tori’s a strong woman who didn’t need love in the first place. She’s above it all and can’t wait to go home to Fireweed Island to escape the drama for the summer. She’s thrilled to teach summer school and remodel her family home in peace and quiet.

So why is it that if Tori is so over love, she notices the hot owner of the construction company? Okay, she doesn’t just notice him. She lets him sneak right into her fantasies where he does amazing things to her.

It isn’t until Mason shows her how a real man is supposed to be that she allows herself to believe in love again. But will the pain from her past ever let her truly experience a happily-ever-after?

Each book in the Island County Series can be read as a standalone. There are no cliffhangers. Fans of the Beyond Love Series will enjoy seeing old friends and reading about fresh characters in this carefully woven tale of love, heartache, and new beginnings.

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Nannion
by Andreas Androutsellis-Theotokis
4.5 Stars (33 Reviews)
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy | Action & Adventure | Science Fiction

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On a secluded Greek island in the 1950s, an enormous abandoned mine is filled with sea water for a major international experiment in marine biology. It is intended to study natural selection and, perhaps, evolution in a new aquatic ecosystem. However, the experiment and the island are eventually abandoned.

Decades later, a sailor’s photograph of the corpse of a large shark prompts a team of biologists to visit the island. The team discovers unique environments, including an underwater brine lake. The life forms act in ways that affect the fauna on the island as well as themselves.

The new ecosystem is dangerous. How to cope with it? The biologists will need some form of interspecies communication with the sea life and even with a cat that has been stranded on the island. It’s simple in theory…

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Saffron and Seaweed, a Summer McCloud paranormal mystery
by Nikki Broadwell
4.2 Stars (7 Reviews)
Genre: Horror | Mystery | Women’s Fiction

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Summer and Jerry’s romantic weekend takes a dark turn when they discover the body of a young woman in the surf.

When the local police deny the crime and the newspaper prints nothing, Jerry and Summer realize they are on their own. But they have no idea how deep they will have to dig to find out the truth. The murder is only a thread in a web of lies that extends to the furthest reaches of political office.

Are Summer’s visions to be the only clues? Jerry doesn’t think so, his focus on good old-fashioned detective work, but when he doubts her psychic abilities the trust between them begins to crumble.

As the days pass, Jerry and Summer come to understand that not only their relationship, but their very lives are in jeopardy.

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Low Carb Breakfast Cookbook: Healthy Low Carb Breakfast Recipes For Burning Fat!
by Connor Henderson
4.6 Stars (3 Reviews)
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine

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The low carb diet has been proven to be one of the best diets for losing weight. Many studies show that consuming more carbs leads to more weight gain and obesity. The recipes in this cookbook are all low in carbohydrates, and will help you lose weight by limiting your daily intake of carbs. This low carb cookbook contains delicious recipes for all meals of the day, and also has many beginner friendly low carb recipes for you to enjoy.

On sale for limited time! Good luck and we hope you enjoy these delicious low carb recipes for helping you burn fat and lose weight!

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What Kind Of Monster Is That?

It’s really hard to sneak your chaweenie into your son’s basketball game when she is screaming like a wild gremlin and kicking around like I just kidnapped her from an all you can eat doggie treat party. Children were looking at me and wondering what kind of monster I had in my purse. NAUGHTY JUNEBUG!!!

Child of the State (An Elizabeth McClaine Thriller Book 2)
by Catherine Lea
4.6 Stars (56 Reviews)
Genre: Action & Adventure | Literature & Fiction | Suspense

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2017 Silver Falchion Award Nominee

?”He’s first. You’re next.”

That’s the message someone scribbled on a photo of Stacy May Charms’ six-year-old son, two days before her release from prison.

Stacy knows why. She doesn’t know who.

And she’s not waiting around to find out. Her plan is to grab her child and run.

Elizabeth McClaine has no idea why Stacy ran, but she intends to find out. Contracted to oversee the governor’s early release program for young incarcerated mothers, she is responsible for the program’s first successful applicant. But when Stacy May breaks parole only two hours after her release, Elizabeth is flung into social and political exile, her reputation in ruins.

If she is to clear her name and save Stacy May, she must figure out what Stacy knows, and who she’s running from.

And all the clues point back to those who were supposed to be saving her.

The Elizabeth McClaine thrillers are additions to the great action and character-driven mystery and suspense thrillers in the tradition of J.D. Robb, Faye Kellerman, and Mary Higgins Clark.

What readers are saying:

• “Blew me away.”

• “I loved every page and couldn’t wait to get to the next.”

• “Excellent writing, riveting plot, and great attention to detail.”

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Chocolate for Breakfast (The Swiss Chocolate Series Book 1)
by Martha Reynolds
4.2 Stars (136 Reviews)
Genre: Literature & Fiction | Literary Fiction | Sagas

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Young Bernie (Bernadette) Maguire is in for the journey of a lifetime when her junior year abroad takes her to Fribourg, Switzerland. Ripe for love and adventure, she is seduced by a handsome Swiss banker, but is horrified when she discovers she’s pregnant. Protected and befriended by those who help to keep her secret for as long as possible, this moving rite-of-passage tale will warm the heart as a young woman struggles with an all-too-familiar dilemma. Yet after an unexpected death and the discovery of her pregnancy by a classmate, Bernie’s life takes some unexpected turns that will take decades to resolve.

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Riders of the Purple Sage
by Zane Grey
4.3 Stars (887 Reviews)
Genre: Literature & Fiction | Classics | Westerns

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Riders of the Purple Sage is a classic of the Western genre. It is the story of Lassiter, a gunslinging avenger in black, who shows up in a remote Utah town just in time to save the young and beautiful rancher Jane Withersteen from having to marry a Mormon elder against her will.

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The Turing Test: a Tale of Artificial Intelligence and Malevolence (Frank Adversego Thrillers Book 4)
by Andrew Updegrove
4.3 Stars (43 Reviews)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

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Someone – or something – is destroying the energy system in an effort to stop climate change by whatever means necessary. As cybersecurity super-sleuth Frank Adversego zeroes in on the attacker, his opponent closes in on him in a race to the finish only one of them can survive.

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Bayonet Dawn (SMC Marauders Book 1)
by Scott Moon
4.3 Stars (22 Reviews)
Genre: Science Fiction | Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Family honor. Unbreakable destiny. Ultimate sacrifice. One man will do anything to save what matters most.

Kevin Connelly embarks on a quest to honor the memory of his grandfather, a war hero in a neighborhood without heroes, and rescue his twin siblings from mysterious aliens. His older brother, now the head of their orphaned family has other plans, requiring him to flee a contract with a powerful crime lord. Military enlistment might be the answer to his prayers or the beginning of his destruction.

Ace and Amanda-Margaret Connelly learn firsthand the secret of the Siren doom when they are captured by a race of giants opposing their Siren masters. Nothing is what it seems. The human race will soon learn rebels are treacherous allies.

Gunnery Sergeant Robert Priest, PhD, is dedicated to the 343rd Marauders despite the horror of Brookhaven and the damage done to his closest friends. Duty doesn’t get easier when the Connelly family complicates his mission of vengeance and redemption.

Bayonet Dawn is military science fiction packed with camaraderie, action, and a family saga to be remembered. The book strives to realize the best elements of classics in the genre: Starship Troopers, Battlestar Galactica, and Dune.

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The Far Side of the Moon
by Ronald Watkins
4.2 Stars (5 Reviews)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense | Mystery | Crime Fiction | Teen & Young Adult

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A year after former Apollo astronaut, Adrian Coleridge, disappears into Mexico he is recruited by drug dealer, Ernesto Torres. What follows is a tale of murder, deceit and redemption.

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A River Sunday

In Thomas Hollyday’s fiction he describes his recurring theme that human settlers since prehistoric times in the Chesapeake region have left a mist of legend and history that permeates its modern stories with a certain compelling truth. At the same time he incorporates the stories of machines with those of their human owners. Each novel, located in the small town of River Sunday, Maryland, also records the continuing beautiful nature of the area. His writing portrays today’s problems, conflicts, and memorable local characters with their loves and their combat with evil.

Slave Graves (River Sunday Romance Mysteries Book 1)
by Thomas Hollyday
4.0 Stars (172 Reviews)
Genre: Literature & Fiction | Women’s Fiction | Mystery | Contemporary Fiction

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An expensive real estate development is halted when contractors find an ancient relic. The State of Maryland insists archeologists must determine the historical value of the site before construction proceeds.

Frank Light, a famous archeologist, is sent by his university to study the site, a mudflat on an old farm. The relic appears to be part of an old ship but a local black pastor insists the site covers a graveyard for slaves.

As he works, Light changes from a stuffy well contented professor into a man searching for his honor. He and a fellow historian, a female former student, fight for the right to uncover and preserve a terrible mystery she considers “amazing.” When financial and racial interests terrorize them, they realize once the age old lesson in life, truth comes with a very high price in murder.

Slave Graves is the first book of the acclaimed River Sunday Romance Mystery series by Thomas Hollyday. The author’s unique Chesapeake voice once again gives us an exciting read about the people, their beliefs and legends, the animals and the grasping mud and black water wetlands of this mysterious American region. His other critically acclaimed novels include Magnolia Gods, Powerboat Racer, Gold, Terror Flower, China Jewel, and Easter Sunday.

Each book, introducing new memorable characters, retains the simple and beautiful lifestyle, history and beauty of the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Powerful subjects such as freedom, atomic war, racism, religion, terror, sailing, and family love, are approached. Stories are insightful and well researched with technical expertise, humor, and fast moving action.

River Sunday Romance Mysteries are suitable for teen and older readers. They have no strong language and romantic descriptions are clean and suitable for family reading, discussion and enjoyment.

Thomas Hollyday has spent years working for animals rights. Part of the proceeds of his books goes to financing the research and maintenance of fresh drinking water resources for wildlife.

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Power (River Sunday Romance Mysteries Book 8)
by Thomas Hollyday
4.2 Stars (10 Reviews)
Genre: Romance | Teen & Young Adult | Mystery

How strong is the internet’s hold over our lives? Thomas Hollyday, a Chesapeake writer with seven books receiving critical acclaim, presents Power, his newest and most thought provoking novel. This hard hitting story asks if the internet and its social media are beyond our control.

Across the United States mobs of energy protesters outwit police and randomly destroy power companies and oil storage sites. They kill innocent bystanders and cause city blackouts. Meanwhile social media is filled with the popular speaker Cole Tinker promoting his cause, Provide Free Energy To All Citizens.” His millions of fans grow in number while government is unable to prove him responsible for the violence.

Businessman John Loggerman has been informed his daughter has disappeared. He plans to search for her as soon as he docks his ship in Baltimore to load oil drilling equipment for Africa. However, a fanatical crowd tries to sabotage his ship and cargo. Its green signs cheer Tinker whom they call the King of the Working People.

Loggerman, born in Maine and a former Marine, prepares to defend the ship even though they are outnumbered. Loggerman also investigates his missing daughter and finds she was a volunteer for Tinker. He fears she may have been murdered. He must find a way to combat this King’s secret world and save his friends. He pats the knife at his waist and remembers his old motto, “Wear and Scare.”

Power is the eighth book of the acclaimed River Sunday Romance Mystery series by Thomas Hollyday. The author’s unique Chesapeake voice once again gives us an exciting read about the people, their beliefs and legends, and the grasping mud and black water wetlands of this mysterious American region. His other critically acclaimed novels include Slave Graves, Magnolia Gods, Powerboat Racer, Gold, Terror Flower, China Jewel, and Easter Sunday.

Each book, introducing new memorable characters, retains the simple and beautiful lifestyle, history and beauty of the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Powerful subjects such as freedom, atomic war, racism, religion, terror, sailing, and family love, are approached. Stories are insightful and well researched with technical expertise, humor, and fast moving action.

River Sunday Romance Mysteries are suitable for teen and older readers. They have no strong language and romantic descriptions are clean and suitable for family reading and enjoyment.

Thomas Hollyday has spent years working for animals rights. Part of the proceeds of his books goes to financing his work on fresh drinking water resources for wildlife.

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Powerboat Racer (River Sunday Romance Mysteries Book 3)
by Thomas Hollyday
4.0 Stars (10 Reviews)
Genre: Literature & Fiction | Women’s Fiction | Contemporary Fiction | Mystery

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Harry Jacobsen is a disgraced failure of a foreign correspondent. Fired from a respected New York City paper, he takes refuge as editor for a small weekly in a quiet town on the Chesapeake. It’s not quiet for long. A trio of children come across the sunken hulk of a black man’s racing boat, lost thirty years ago. The captain, Walker John Douglas, had crashed his vessel after killing two white women and burning down half the town in a period of racial unrest.

Harry knows black lives matter. His investigative reporter instincts kick in, and he begins to delve into the history of Walker and the infamous inferno. River Sunday, evenly split between black and white, roils in chaos at his front page headlines. Half the town welcomes the fresh exploration of the civil rights actions, while the other half would rather leave the past alone. The streets are also flooding with tourists as the largest event of the season – a nationally acclaimed powerboat race festival – swells the discussion with high profile personalities and racers who remember Walker’s racially charged legacy.

As Harry unravels the threads of time and reveals the truth of what happened during the racial clashes of the Sixties, the heat levels rise in the once peaceful town. Passionate emotions threaten to spark a fresh wave of riots the likes of which River Sunday had not seen in decades. Harry races to discover the full story in time to save lives – and to save the town from burning anew.

Powerboat Racer is the fourth book of the acclaimed River Sunday Romance Mystery series by Thomas Hollyday. The author’s unique Chesapeake voice once again gives us an exciting read about the people, their beliefs and legends, and the grasping mud and black water wetlands of this mysterious American region. His other critically acclaimed novels include Slave Graves, Gold, Magnolia Gods, Terror Flower, China Jewel, and Easter Sunday.

Each book, introducing new memorable characters, retains the simple and beautiful lifestyle, history and beauty of the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Powerful subjects such as freedom, atomic war, racism, religion, terror, sailing, and family love, are approached. Stories are insightful and well researched with technical expertise, humor, and fast moving action.
River Sunday Romance Mysteries are suitable for teen and older readers. They have no strong language and romantic descriptions are clean and suitable for family reading and enjoyment.

Thomas Hollyday has spent years working for animals rights. Part of the proceeds of his books goes to financing the research and maintenance of fresh drinking water resources for wildlife.

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Easter Sunday (River Sunday Romance Mysteries Book 7)
by Thomas Hollyday
4.3 Stars (5 Reviews)
Genre: Romance | Mystery | Teen & Young Adult

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A father’s love and family anguish. Hank Green’s young son, Bobby, is lost in a cave beneath a water-drenched swamp of the Chesapeake Bay. The wilderness is known for Native American mystery as well as an unsolved World War Two secret. Even worse, a powerful Easter Sunday storm with its flood surge is barreling down. Hank rushes to join the team of experienced local firemen and friends who will try to find and rescue his son before the boy drowns. Yet he feels once again his own numbing personal terror. He is overcome by a lifelong claustrophobic fear of entering closed spaces like caves. It’s a phobia he inherited from his immigrant father, a displaced person from the 1945 European war, and his own Vietnam experience. He knows if the others lose hope and fail, he will go on alone and risk his life to save his child. He must find a way to conquer his weakness but time is running out. Religious overtones fill Easter Sunday, Book Seven of the River Sunday Romance Mysteries, the latest of this acclaimed Chesapeake series by Thomas Hollyday. The King of the Working People is the eighth book of the acclaimed River Sunday Romance Mystery series by Thomas Hollyday. The author’s unique Chesapeake voice once again gives us an exciting read about the people, their beliefs and legends, and the grasping mud and black water wetlands of this mysterious American region. His other critically acclaimed novels include Slave Graves, Magnolia Gods, Powerboat Racer, Gold, Terror Flower, and China Jewel.
Each book, introducing new memorable characters, retains the simple and beautiful lifestyle, history and beauty of the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Powerful subjects such as freedom, atomic war, racism, religion, terror, sailing, and family love, are approached. Stories are insightful and well researched with technical expertise, humor, and fast moving action.
River Sunday Romance Mysteries are suitable for teen and older readers. They have no strong language and romantic descriptions are clean and suitable for family reading and enjoyment.

Thomas Hollyday has spent years working for animals rights. Part of the proceeds of his books goes to financing the research and maintenance of fresh drinking water resources for wildlife.

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Terror Flower (River Sunday Romance Mysteries Book 5)
by Thomas Hollyday
4.5 Stars (8 Reviews)
Genre: Literature & Fiction | Women’s Fiction | Mystery | Contemporary Fiction

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Amazon finalist!

In the Chesapeake harbor town of River Sunday, Jim Tench enjoys the challenge of designing custom race cars. When his friend, Captain Bob, is found drowned, he assumes along with everyone else that it was a tragic fishing accident.

Bob’s grandson, Smote Rojos, insists that he was murdered and draws Tench into the investigation. Clues seem to implicate Strake, a wealthy oilman and collector of antique automobiles. Tench knows that family from his past – he is still passionately in love with Strake’s talented daughter Julie. Yet she recently disappeared.

When a visiting African author begins to agitate for violent change and a bomb explodes in River Sunday because of her testimony before the United Nations, the search for answers becomes more urgent. Tench races against time to prevent the terror from escalating, with only the wisp of a clue, “Black-Eyed Susan,” to guide him through the darkness.

Terror Flower is the fifth book of the acclaimed River Sunday Romance Mystery series by Thomas Hollyday. The author’s unique Chesapeake voice once again gives us an exciting read about the people, their beliefs and legends, the animals and the grasping mud and black water wetlands of this mysterious American region. His other critically acclaimed novels include Slave Graves, Magnolia Gods, Powerboat Racer, Gold, China Jewel, and Easter Sunday.

Each book, introducing new memorable characters, retains the simple and beautiful lifestyle, history and beauty of the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Powerful subjects such as freedom, atomic war, racism, religion, terror, sailing, and family love, are approached. Stories are insightful and well researched with technical expertise, humor, and fast moving action.

River Sunday Romance Mysteries are suitable for teen and older readers. They have no strong language and romantic descriptions are clean and suitable for family reading, discussion and enjoyment.

Thomas Hollyday has spent years working for animals rights. Part of the proceeds of his books goes to financing the research and maintenance of fresh drinking water resources for wildlife.

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A TV Trap

I am just going to go ahead and say it. I have a creepy habit. I love it when I am driving around the neighborhood and people have their garage doors open. I love to see what kind of stuff people have in their garages. It always fascinates me. I often wonder what is...

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Taste Buds On Vacation

My friends keep posting pictures on Facebook of the dinners they made. I am still trying cooking out and everything I am making these days looks like minced alien. Kinda grayish and lumpy. The last few dishes I found so gross I vowed never to make them again. The baby...

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The Chase Is On

USA Today bestselling author Connie Shelton’s fast-paced novels are filled with likable characters and are delightfully complex mysteries. Find out for yourself why fan just can’t get enough. Enjoy! Deadly Gamble: A Girl and Her Dog Cozy Mystery (Charlie Parker...

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