Left with no choice, the teens are compelled to help the Soleriens in their struggle with tyranny in order to get themselves back home. Will they survive the perilous catacombs, creatures, and Tojinian guards? Will they turn on the defensive shield and make it home alive?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: On a warm summer morning in 1962, G. R. Holton was born in a small town in Massachusetts and is the second eldest in a family of eight children. He is happily married and living in eastern Tennessee. He has two daughters, a son, a step-daughter and a step-son and is also the proud grandfather of four beautiful girls.
One night, after days of not being able to come up with a story to write, he had a dream of three teens on another planet and in a cave. This was it; he knew what had to be done. He sat down at the computer and over the course of three months he had written his first book, “Soleri”.
BURDEN OF RECKONING by Kathi S. Barton- From the moment he caught her scent, Tucker knew that Sam was his mate—the very beautiful dying woman lying on the bed needed his blood—and while he wanted her with every fiber of his being, keeping her safe wasn’t an option. His own maker wanted him back.
With Sam’s special brand of magic she can save the big vampire but he isn’t ready to take it. He’s terrified of Marta, his maker, and not so much what she’ll do to him but what she could and would do to his very lovely, stubborn mate.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: I woke up one morning and decided to give play time to the people in my head who were keeping me awake. Little did I know that they would be so relentless and want their time right now! I wrote for the pure joy of it and to entertain my family and friends. But mostly it was to get more than an hour of sleep without a story playing out. Of course, the more I write, the more they want. I have been married to my very best friend Sonny for at times seems several lifetimes – in a good way, honey.
BETWEEN by Mary Ting- As the Alkins head back to Crossroads, Claudia leads her normal life; but not for long. Having a special soul, Claudia attracts danger, and she soon finds out who Gamma asked to watch over her. The Twelve, known as Divine Elders on Earth, are very much involved when they find out that Aliah, one of the God’s first angels, escaped from the Abyss when the gates were opened by Aden. Needing Claudia’s soul to escape the only place Aliah can reside–a place between Heaven and Earth–he sends his demons in search of all Claudia Emersons on Earth. Taking her soul will enable him to be released from Between and cross over to Crossroads, which would give him immense power. As more secrets are revealed Claudia learns about the venators—nephilim, demon hunters. Now two opposing forces must work together in order to save Claudia and humanity from the most dangerous angel ever created. But along the way, trust becomes a big issue. Will love be enough to keep Claudia and Michael together? Who will make the ultimate sacrifice? Who will betray them all?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Mary Ting resides in Southern California with her husband and two children. She enjoys oil painting and making jewelry. Writing Crossroads was a way to grieve the death of her beloved grandmother. It was inspired by a dream she once had as a young girl.
I AM WOLF by Joann H. Buchanan- Angel, hero, monster, devil--we all become what we really are. I Am Wolf is--The journey of a boy about to become a man who inherits his ancestors gift and must learn the right way to use it. He falls in love with Alaynee and begins to feel like he is normal again. When their world is shattered by the kidnapping of Alaynee's little brother, Jonah breaks the cardinal rule of his gift and bites the kidnapper, creating a creature called the unnatural. This sends him and all his friends on an adventure across the states to a place in Tennessee. There they find not only must they stop the unnatural creature, but they must save Cara--the girl the creature is after. Jonah must ask himself the most important question of all, would you sacrifice yourself to save another?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Joann H. Buchanan, author, radio show host and mother of 5, is living in Kansas. She hosts "The Eclectic Artist Cave" Mon-Fri on The Shark Radio Network from 11am to 1pm EST. Interviewing writers, producers, musicians, and creative people of all kinds. She lives by 2 motto's, above all else, entertain and make it work.
SKELETON KEY by Jeff LeFerney- After a tragic train wreck, Depot co-owner, Adrian Payne disappears. Seven years later, Clay Thomas meets Payne’s beautiful wife and determines to help her by using his mind powers to solve the mystery of Payne’s disappearance. With the help of Clay’s son, Tanner, the local chief of police, and Adrian Payne’s ghost, Clay discovers the body, catapulting the investigators into a mystery—a mystery with more questions than answers. If there was foul play, why do the coroner and Adrian’s ghost disagree? If there wasn’t foul play, why do all the suspects appear to be guilty? A twisted plot, full of surprises and interesting characters is the result. Lessons of faith, friendship, personal growth, and peace give meaning to a one-of-a-kind mystery.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jeff LaFerney has been a language arts teacher and coach for more than twenty years. He earned his English and teaching degrees from the University of Michigan-Flint and his master's degree in educational leadership from Eastern Michigan University. He and Jennifer, his wife of twenty-five years, live in Davison, Michigan. Torey and Teryn are their two children.
STARSTONE by Denise Main- Anraun is one of the most beautiful worlds in the Structure, but something is causing dark dreams among the more sensitive of its inhabitants. Something that was exiled centuries ago by the strongest Prime Lords of that time. The prison world of Danaach. Exiled, it holds the worst criminals in existence – or rather, their offspring. After centuries on their own little world they have interbred and honed the particular talents that put their ancestors there in the first place. And now, that wicked ‘something’
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Born in Yorkshire, England, where I found the love of my life – a Scottish writer working in advertising. We set up house together, got married and had two boys. With my family, I have the type of memories where the sun always shines.
GAIA'S GIFT by Fran Orenstein- Rachel Wells loses everything she cherishes in a brief summer storm off the coast of Florida. Haunted by the ghosts of her past, driven to the point of insanity by survivor’s guilt, Rachel turns her back on the world and retreats to a deserted island with her cat. Here she plans to live out her life in isolation, frozen behind an impenetrable veil of pain. That is, until she receives a gift from the sea that opens a slit in the veil and allows the world to intrude.
Also being released are "Check Please...& Hurry" by Richard Wiener and "Faces Behind the Stones" by Fran Lewis.