It’s that time of year, again. The 2020 RONE Finalists have been announced. For the balance of the summer, the spotlight will be featuring the finalists in various categories. This year, I’m honored to have a novel in the Time Travel/Scifi category.
In defiance of the odds, Lilian is within a month of proving her bond, driving desperate Odds Managers to ever increasing bounties on her life—every step beyond the security of the cartel is perilous. Within the cartel, she must put aside her fear, giving all her attention to her duty and the decorum demanded of an apprentice.
The success of the Nightingale launch has brought Lucius and Serengeti into the center of Twelve Systems commerce. As the Nightingale Command Crew is gathers on Metricelli Prime to prepare for the dangerous voyage to the Thirteenth System, whispers of pirates emerge from the Eleventh and Twelfth Systems. A decade before, pirates almost to toppled Serengeti, their reemergence so close to the Nightingale launch endangers all Lucius has achieved. When a group of free-traders arrive from those distant systems, they threaten to resurrect an ancient Mercio scandal that could undermine the honor of Blooded Dagger and Serengeti, and imperil all Lucius’ values.
In the final days of Lilian’s apprenticeship, danger lurks in every shadow. It will require all Lucius’ power and Lilian’s courage to achieve her bond proof.
For those new to the series, the first two volumes are on sale for 99c in a boxed set.
Her visions guide her to the truth, but sometimes the truth is better left dead…
On May 28, 1606, in Rome Italy, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio fights a duel to first blood against the powerful pimp, Ranuccio. When the duel turns deadly, Caravaggio flees Rome and spends the rest of his life as a fugitive.
On October 18, 1969, Caravaggio’s masterpiece, the Nativity, was stolen from a church in Palermo, Sicily. Considered one of the greatest art thefts in history, the painting is still missing.
In present-day Lake Bluff, Illinois, art historian, Angela Renatus and detective Alex Caine visit Angela’s father, Oliver, to announce their engagement. Their visit leads to a dangerous mission for Angela and Alex – to find Caravaggio’s stolen masterpiece. A web of secrets and lies entangles the couple – taking them on a twisted and treacherous journey into the artist’s very own heart of darkness.
US$2.99 or KU
Patrick MacFhearguis, hardened by battles won and lost, desires what he can never have—peace within his heart and soul. Yet, the ever-meddling Fae weave a new journey for him to conquer. A task this highlander is determined to resist.
When skilled weaver, Gwen Hywel, is commissioned to create a tapestry for the MacFhearguis clan, she embraces the assignment. While seeking out ideas, she finds herself clutching the one thread that can alter the tapestry of her life and heart.
A man conflicted by past deeds. A woman with no family of her own. Is it possible for love to unravel an ancient past, in order to claim two badly scarred hearts? Or will the light of hope be doused forever?
For the past seventy years, deep in the mountains and totally secluded from civilization, a matriarchal society has thrived. In this small village there are no brothers, no fathers, no sons. In this village men exist only to serve the women, and boys have no mothers. In this village men do as they are told and defiance is severely punished.
This is the only life Wilderness has ever known, but when Jameson is brought in from the outside to be her husband, everything she thought she knew about strength and love is tested. As they struggle to find their place in the village, they suddenly find themselves face to face with outsiders who threaten to destroy everything they love, and it doesn’t take long to realize that they will have to work together, men and women alike, if they want to survive.
US$3.99 or KU
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