Though they were designed to keep the peace... ...they are now at threat of extinction.Â Creations have become the new enemy in the America. With the Vojin manipulating the Guidance, no Creation is safe, and the America will be defenseless against the Zombies that now roam freely.Â Unless Kylie can find the light within her that has laid dormant for so long.Â Is there any hope for the people of the America? Can Kylie find it within herself to rise up into the person she truly is?Â There is one possibility for saving everyone and restoring freedom and safety to the land. But it will force Kylie to choose between who she is and who she wants to be.Â But with threats on all sides, it may be too late.... Ominous Order is a young adult dystopian novel and the finale in The Separation Trilogy. This novel is for people who love the thrill of racing against time and discovering what you never knew you had within you.Â Get Ominous Order now.
Â©2020 Felisha Antonette (P)2021 Felisha Antonette
Ice wanted only one thing in her life, and that was Levi - and maybe someone who was a blend of both of them. When he asked her to marry him, she was thrilled, but now sheâs struggling to pin down a wedding date for fear heâd been caught up in the moment and didnât really want to go through with it. When the compound is attacked, and they are forced to go on the offense, she realizes whatâs truly important. Levi is infuriated that Ice refuses to set a wedding date. Heâs always loved her, and there will never be anyone else for him. This fact is reinforced as they come under attack by a military group trying to overthrow a government that he aided. As the bullets fly and the body count mounts, who says you canât have your cake and your icing too?
Â©2019 Beverly Dale Mayer (P)2020 Beverly Dale Mayer
Princess Esofi of Rhodia and Crown Prince Albion of Ieflaria have been betrothed since they were children but have never met. At age 17, Esofiâs journey to Ieflaria is not for the wedding she always expected but instead to offer condolences on the death of her would-be husband.Â But Ieflaria is desperately in need of help from Rhodia for their dragon problem, so Esofi is offered a new betrothal to Prince Albionâs younger sister, the new Crown Princess Adale. But Adale has no plans of taking the throne, leaving Esofi with more to battle than fire-breathing beasts.
Â©2018 Effie Calvin (P)2019 NineStar Press, LLC
Conscripted and forced to fight for her life. Seventeen-year-old Vega Volante was almost done with her mandatory service to the Axis government. Everyone had told her it would be easy - in and out. Then, the hostile aliens invaded. Now, she slaves away training and retooling a mining ship for war as part of the Star Defenders. All Vega wants is to get home to her family. So, when a chance at officers training opens up, she jumps at the opportunity for more freedom. But there are only five slots, and Vega must use all her planet-born skill to fight for her place. As if that wasn't enough, the ship's condition continues to worsen. "Accidents" may not be accidents. The lines between friends and enemies blur, and Vega realizes there's a lot more at stake than her chance at freedom. Fans of Aurora Rising, Ender's Game, and Brandon Sanderson's Skyward will devour this story of adventure, mystery, and friendship.
Â©2019 Pamela Stewart (P)2020 Pamela Stewart
From slave to soldier. From soldier to commander.
Born into slavery, Zena has proven her worth as a soldier after secretly taking her brother's place in a world where women are forbidden to fight. Now, to save the people she loves, she must become more.
When the Holy Empire takes her family, Zena's only hope to rescue them lies in the commander of the Rebel Army waging war against the corrupt Saros dynasty. But pledging her allegiance to the rebels is only the beginning.
In order to complete the dangerous mission assigned to her by the rebel group, Zena must transition from soldier to leader in a deadly war - a challenge far greater than any she's ever faced. But even as she aids the rebels, time is running out for those she loves.
Â©2019 Edward Lake (P)2019 Edward Lake
Orsina of Melidrie is a paladin of the Order of the Sun, sworn to drive out corruption and chaos wherever she finds it. She has been ordered to leave her home and travel around Vesolda in search of a great evil she is supposedly destined to destroy. But after two years of fighting monsters and demons and evil gods, she does not seem to be any closer to her goal - or ever returning home.Â Aelia is the Goddess of Caprice, the personification of poor decision-making. The Order of the Sun has classified her as a chaos goddess, meaning that her worship has been outlawed. During a run-in with Orsina, she is trapped in a mortal body, rendering her unable to leave Inthya.Â Aelia is found by Orsina again, but this time Orsina does not recognize her in her new body. So Aelia pretends to be a mortal woman who is fleeing an abusive family. Aelia plans to use Orsina as protection as she hunts down the magical relic that will free her from her mortal body.Â As Aelia and Orsina grow closer to one another, Aelia wrestles with her own desire to tell Orsina the truth about who she is, and her fear that Orsina will turn on her if she does. But the decision might not be hers after all, because their actions have not gone unnoticed by Aeliaâs siblings.
Â©2018 Effie Calvin (P)2019 NineStar Press, LLC
âNo matter how hard it gets, thereâs always a version of you who can fight a little longer.â Laneyâs world collapsed when she caught her dad cheating. He begged her not to tell, but she did. Her family fell apart and regret consumes her, especially when she learns every decision she makes spawns a new universe for the opposite choice.Â If only she could skip sideways to the Laney who didnât tell. But her only escape is through her imagination, until a news story blurs the lines between worlds. Two girls were murdered at the same time and same place as her fatherâs adulterous act. Strange events lead Laney to believe their bones are connected to her and the sister she always wanted. Laney now has another decision to make. Some Laneys say yes, while others say no; some live and some die.Â And some skip between worlds.
Â©2020 Brooke Skipstone (P)2020 Brooke Skipstone
Sides chosen. Alliances broken. And now a virus that makes zombies of everyone. The walking dead besiege the twins forces, turning even Creations wrong. With the help of an unexpected pact, the twins begin discovering who they really are. But now their former masters threaten to destroy their soul and their world. Every good commander knows to negotiate first. Can Kylie and Luke convince the Vojin to roll back the virus and let humanity live? Or will they be forced to go to war with an enemy that will do anything to wipe out humanity? Find out in this exciting second installment of this young-adult post-apocalyptic series. If you love gritty, fast-paced action in a zombie- and alien-infested dystopian world, youâll love Salient Invaders.
Â©2020 Felisha Antonette (P)2020 Felisha Antonette
True, my fiancÃ© jilted me on my wedding day. But I'm going to be just fine. And I'm not going to let my distractingly hot colleague convince me otherwise.... After my fiancÃ© ditches me on my wedding day, I'm determined to pick up the pieces of my broken heart and move on. Taking on an assignment at my magazine seems like the way to do just that. Until I find out my colleague is the sexy-as-sin Jackson Taylor. The tall, dark, and handsome Jackson Taylor.Â The Jackson Taylor who is most definitely not rebound or relationship material, despite said sexiness. Too bad my still-healing heart doesn't want to listen. Too bad I'm about to realize that nothing is simple when it comes to the complex realm of love.... Just Jilted is a standalone, laugh out loud romantic comedy with a guaranteed HEA. Start listening now!
Â©2017 Lila James (P)2020 Lila James
In a ruined world, choices are a thing of the past. What happens when a Creation seizes hers anyway?Â Nearly a century ago, an extraterrestrial attack destroyed the majority of the world and decimated humanity. In a time of war, protection is needed.Â Designed to fight for their country, twins Kylie and Luke Alexander are Second Generation Creations, emotionless genetically altered fighters. They have one mission. Fight and live to fight again. But these twins are hiding impossible feelings and deadly secrets.Â When Kylie starts developing feelings for a fellow Creation, can she hide it from her brother and those who watch her? As she tries to make sense of her new emotions, will she be able to keep her true identity hidden? The mission is changing. Dangers outside of the world threaten whatâs left of the distressed civilization.Â Who is the real enemy when their lives are on the line? Buy now to grab this suspense-filled young-adult dystopian adventure. If you love zombies, aliens, and everything in between, this post-apocalyptic series starter is for you.
Â©2020 Felisha Antonette (P)2020 Felisha Antonette
The Elementals have decided they're gods, and humans are nothing but fuel for their fire. A starving trapper. Merciless drought withers Kira's ranch, leaving her family hungry and desperate enough to cross the border into the forbidden forest to trap wild game. But the forest is infested with tree scorpions and giant cats that wield elemental invisibility, and they're hungry, too. When Kira mistakes one elemental creature for another, she ends up with the last thing she wants in her trap: an enemy soldier. An invisible spy. Ryon can't afford to be a prisoner of war. If the Malaano Empire extracts his secrets, the rumors of war will be confirmed, and the tribes stand little chance against the empire unless they can put aside generations of bad blood for the sake of a Tribal Alliance. When Ryon's escape leaves Kira injured and her livelihood in flames, Ryon must choose between aiding her or returning to his chieftess with vital information.Â But can he survive the trek when an elemental pursues him for his rejected heritage? A sacrificial princess. Imperial Princess Vylia is given a powerful ancient stone as her wavesinger trials approach. But is the stone's whispering voice from the water goddess or a masquerading elemental the creator god imprisoned, millennia ago? When Vylia's diplomatic mission to the tribal lands erupts in fiery revenge, she, Kira, and Ryon must work together to survive or become pawns in the battle of the gods.
Â©2020 Fayette Press (P)2020 Fayette Press
It has been 16 months since Princess Esofi arrived in Ieflaria, and eight since her marriage to Crown Princess Adale. The princesses have a peaceful life together, preparing to become co-regents and raising their baby dragon, Carinth. Their peace is shattered when Esofiâs mother, Queen Gaelle of Rhodia, arrives in Birsgen. She has heard about Carinth and believes that she deserves custody of him due to her greater devotion to Talcia, Goddess of Magic. Adale and Esofi have no intention of giving up their son, but Gaelle is impossible to reason with - and thereâs no telling what lengths sheâll go to in order to get what she wants.
Â©2019 Effie Calvin (P)2020 NineStar Press, LLC
Crown Princess Ioanna of Xytae has kept her truthsayer blessing a secret for twenty years. In any other nation, her powerful magic would be cause for celebration. But Xytaeâs patron is the war goddess Reygmadra, and the future empress is expected to be a brutal warrior.Â Reserved and peaceful by nature, Ioanna knows the court sees her as a disappointment. She does her best to assuage their worries every day, working quietly beside her mother to keep the empire running while her father is away at war. But when news of the emperorâs untimely death reaches the capital, Ioanna finds herself ousted by her younger sister Netheia, who has the war magic Ioanna lacks.Â Princess Vitaliya of Vesolda has come to Xytae to avoid her fatherâs upcoming wedding, which she sees as an affront to her motherâs memory. Vitaliya has absolutely no interest in politics or power struggles and intends to spend her time attending parties and embarrassing her family. But when she saves Ioannaâs life during Netheiaâs coup, the two are forced to flee the capital together. Despite their circumstances, Vitaliya enjoys travelling with Ioanna and realizes that the future empressâs shy and secretive nature is the result of her unhappy childhood. Ioanna is equally unaccustomed to being in the company of one as earnest and straightforward as Vitaliya, for she has spent her life surrounded by ambitious and cutthroat nobles.Â Ioanna cannot allow her sister to continue their fatherâs legacy, and plots to rally supporters to her side so she can interrupt Netheiaâs coronation. Vitaliya knows she ought to leave Xytae before the nation is ripped apart by civil war but finds she is unwilling to abandon Ioanna. But Ioannaâs enemies are always watchingâ¦and theyâve realized that Vitaliya is a weakness to be exploited.
Â©2020 Effie Calvin (P)2021 NineStar Press, LLC
A war without end. The woman who began a revolution.Â Â Â All Zena wants is a life beyond her home planet, the North Star. A life full of adventure and danger. The life of a soldier.Â Â When her brother is drafted into the Holy Army, Zena impersonates him to save his life. But women are forbidden from fighting in the army, and she will be killed if sheâs caught. Her love affair with the High Priestâs daughter only makes matters worse.Â Â Â
Â©2018 Edward Lake (P)2019 Edward Lake
âA charming romp of a romance that will leave you smiling.â (Roxanne Snopek, USA Today best-selling author ofÂ Sunset Bay Sanctuary) Social workerÂ Lucie Kellerman is five days away from the wedding of her dreams. Well, the wedding of her motherâs dreams. Lucieâs just happy sheâs finally doing something her parents approve of, and sheâs thrilled that her relationship with her mother has never been better. Thereâs only one problem. Ever since she met bartender Daniel Martinez, sheâs started questioning whether or not the life - and the man - sheâs about to commit to are the ones she really wants. Daniel MartinezÂ has spent the two decades since his father died doing the right thing and looking out for his siblings. With such a big, involved family, alone time is a thing of myth, and heâs used to putting himself last. But thatâs all about to change. For the first time in his life, heâs about to embark on an adventure all by himself. Eight weeks in Mexico - volunteering with a childrenâs literacy organization.Â At least thatÂ wasÂ the plan, until fate gives him a birthday gift in the form of Lucie Kellerman.Â Now, he has a choice to make. Will he give in to temptation and tell Lucie how he really feels or stay silent and watch the woman of his dreams walk down the aisle and into the arms of a man he knows in his heart isnât right for her? Three hearts, two birthdays, and one wedding day that no one in Rivers End will ever forget. While all the Rivers End stories can be listened to as stand-alones, you may want to listen to each mini-series in order to preserve any plot surprises and get the full picture of how the characters' lives weave together!
Â©2018 CJ Hunt (P)2018 CJ Hunt
If a utopian colony really exists fathoms below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, could it be a place for Cynthia to escape her hellish life in 22nd-century America? Itâs 2130. The air is full of choking smog and radiation, and former solider Cynthia spends her days (and nights) in a lonely office slaving away as a corporate lawyer for the Alliance, a combination government and business organization that runs most of the world.Â When she stumbles into a secret meeting that offers a new life in a hidden undersea colony governed by the principles of science and equality, she jumps at the chance to start over. But Cynthia doesnât realize thereâs trouble in her promised paradise, and itâs trouble that she canât ignore. Cynthia may have suppressed her ethics and principles on land, but now sheâs found a new life, sheâs willing to risk everything to save her adopted home.
Â©2020 Keith A. Davidson (P)2021 Keith A. Davidson
All bets are off when the lights go out one dark and stormy night in Rivers End.... The Makerâs Market New Yearâs party is the most important night of the year for event planner; Maddy Jones and her best friend caterer Kelsey Armstrong. But theyâve got things well in hand...until a power outage plunges everyone into darkness. Never mind professional catastrophe-Maddyâs suffering a worse fate. Sheâs stuck in the elevator with the building owner, Dawson Sellers. Heâs a reminder of the loving relationship she might have had. But for Dawson, Maddy is strictly and heartbreakingly off-limits. Down in the kitchen, Kelsey sees the blackout as a curse, but sexy artist Jason Thorne sees it as a chance to get into the sassy chefâs good graces. Sheâs convinced heâs out of her league, but heâs ready to show her just how beautiful she really is. Total darkness might be exactly what these four friends need to step out of their comfort zones and take a chance on love.Â Because for a building without power, there sure are a lot of sparks flying on this dark and stormy night in Rivers End. Dark & Stormy is a short and sweet romance novella which braids together the stories of two different couples-both couples get their own HEA. It's a standalone story woven into the world of Rivers End.Â Come home to Rivers End.... While all the Rivers End stories can be listened to as standalones, you may want to read each mini-series in order to preserve any plot surprises and get the full picture of how the characters lives weave together! Dark & Stormy can be listened anytime, with no spoilers.
Â©2019 CJ Hunt (P)2019 CJ Hunt