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Fierce Thunder - A mountain biking vacation goes terribly awry in the Mexican jungle.

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Fierce Thunder By Courtney Silberberg and Jacquelyn Kinkade Silberberg Life and death decisions confront them at every turn and ultimately,  greed decides who lives and dies. A mountain biking vacation in Mexico goes awry when vacationers and their two guides stumble upon a massacre between rebel forces and militia over drugs and antique gold coins. The race for survival is on, the group is forced to deal with greed and betrayal, while being hunted by determined criminals who will stop at nothing to recover their loot. ... .. Find out more “ The Silberbergs’ well-developed characters remain credible even in severe circumstances… The story races through invigorating twists, including double crosses among both the good and bad guys, an explosion or two, and the use of a bike as a weapon (of sorts)… A curvy thriller with a few unexpected turns. ”   ...Kirkus Reviews What is unique about the book? FIERCE THUNDER was initially a screenplay we wrote and then adap

How to be an International Spy | Author: Andy Briggs

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Title: How to be an International Spy | Author: Andy Briggs | Publication Date: September, 2015 | Publisher: Lonely Planet Kids | Pages: 160 | Recommended Ages: 8+ Description: Are you ready to start your training, Agent? How to Be an International Spy: Your Top Secret Guide to Espionage by Andy Briggs will teach aspiring undercover investigators (ages 8+) all they need to know about the shadowy world of spies. From cool gadgets and sneaky surveillance to code cracking and daring decoys they can try in real life, this guide will take readers through the ranks of new recruit to secret agent in no time. Blog Tour Giveaway Prize: One winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card or $25 PayPal cash prize, winner's choice Giveaway ends: November 8, 11:59 pm, 2015 Open to: Internationally How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below. Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be ran

Be Blown Away!

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Treachery and Triumph - An Anthology of World War II Stories Editor Jeremy Moiser   Murder WAR? DEATH AND DESTRUCTION? VIOLENCE, HATRED, INEXPRESSIBLE GRIEF? PEOPLES PITTED AGAINST EACH OTHER, TO THE DEATH? WHY ON EARTH SHOULD I WANT TO READ ABOUT IT? THERE’S ENOUGH IN THE MEDIA EVERY DAY, SURELY? YES: BUT THIS IS DIFFERENT. In these pages, there is violence – impossible to avoid in an anthology dedicated to the memory of war – but there is also humour and romance, suspense and emotion, heroism and daring. The action is set variously in France, Britain, Eire, Kenya, Russia, Poland ... You are guaranteed hours of stimulation, enjoyment and fruitful relaxation with a book devoted to one of the defining events of our times. STARE INTO THE PAST WITH THE EYES OF THOSE GRIPPED BY ITS DRAMA. ... .. Find out more “ Exhilarating - be blown away ” …publishedbestsellers.com What is unique about the book? Treachery and Triumph - An Anthology of World War II

Experience the daunting majesty and dangers of the intricate British Columbia coast

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The Last Days Of George Vancouver, RN By Ron Palmer An account of George Vancouver’s life based on his journals edited by Canadian scholar W. Kaye Lamb   Britain's interest in the Northwest coast of America was enlivened during the late 18th century. Showing little regard to Spain's blanket claim for the whole coast from Cape Horn to the very north of America, Britain was determined to claim as their own, the fur trade and whaling industry, however this led to tensions and Britain prepared for hostilities. It was George Vancouver, in addition to his professional chart and surveying work, who carried out the diplomatic meeting with the Spanish commissioner on the terms of the Nootka Sound Agreement and negotiation with the Hawaiian chiefs for the islands to become a protectorate of Great Britain. Alas for all these credible achievements he was never recognised until long after his death.. .. Find out more

The Pen is Mightier than the Bomb

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War is a Failure of Politics By Henry Disney Unashamedly political poems from an author that’s been criticised for being too hard on Bush and Blair as opposed to the likes of Hitler or Saddam   Henry Disney's experience has convinced him that it is folly for the West to intervene in conflicts in the Moslem world, not the least because it leads to a surge of recruitment to the most extreme Jihad movements. His experience has also served to reinforce his Christian commitment to the rejection of war as a means of solving political conflicts. These pointedly political poems are punchy and hard-hitting, the author pulls no punches in denouncing the warmongers. He purports a different approach because he is convinced there is a better way - Christ’s way - a rejection of violence… ... .. Find out more

Luna's Lost Ball (Shiloh and Friends by R.A. Milnes II

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About the Book Title: Luna's Lost Ball (Shiloh and Friends) | Author: R.A. Milnes II | Publication Date: April 30, 2015 | Publisher: Independent | Pages: 36 | Recommended Ages: 3 to 8 Summary: Luna is a Labrador retriever and she has lost her most favorite ball. Follow Shiloh and her friends in a tale of friendship, teamwork, sharing, and reward as they help Luna find her lost ball. Amazon * Goodreads The Buzz About the Book "Wonderful book for small children! My twins are 4 years old and loved the story and colorful backgrounds! We are anxiously waiting the next in the collection!" ~ Marianne H., Amazon About the Author: R.A. Milnes II I am a business professional working in the healthcare industry. Luna's Lost Ball began as a gift to my niece and nephew. I have such love for them that I wanted to give them something that they can hold on to. The beauty of this work is that I am able to incorporate my dogs, Shiloh and Luna, into telli

Starchild by Vacen Taylor

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About the Books Book 1: The Age of Akra Title: Starchild: The Age of Akra (Book 1) | Author: Vacen Taylor | Publication Date: March 6, 2013 | Publisher: Odyssey Books | Pages: 150 | Recommended Ages: 10+ Summary: When Mai is chosen to take a pilgrimage to the Valley of a Thousand Thoughts to train with the oldest and wisest master of their people, an ancient prophecy is set in motion. The events to come have been predicted but are not unchangeable. When the Starchild returns to the planet of Sage, the foreknowledge of the prophecy begins to gain strength. Four children come together and become linked to the events that lie ahead. In The Age of Akra, the first stage of their journey has them facing the deadly spiderflax, only then to be confronted by a creature of the underworld, an evil Dementra called Amual. The struggle to bring peace to the world of powerful energies lies in the hands of these four children and a strange little lizard. And it will not come easy.