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Primary Anomaly

by John M. Murray

"Primary Anomaly" serves as a strong introduction to the world of Fables of Nevertime, with interesting world-building, character-driven action, and secrets left to discover. Peter Sonntag’s explosive science fiction adventure "Primary... Read More

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Riley and the Great War

by John M. Murray

Captivating and engaging, James Anderson O’Neal’s "Riley and the Great War" is a blend of historical fiction and nonstop adventure. The novel follows two teens on a lifelong journey that weaves through history. Riley and Cornelius... Read More

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The Depths

by John M. Murray

Kirk Kjeldsen’s "The Depths" takes a woman on the edge and pushes her farther, resulting in a dark, engaging, and contemplative thriller. After a series of miscarriages and marriage woes, Eden Lenaerts plans a Malaysian getaway with... Read More

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Sector 12 and the Art of Burning

by John M. Murray

A snarky, charismatic lead and nonstop action make this series title an irresistible addition. Joseph Kainz’s "Sector 12 and the Art of Burning" blends humor, adventure, and heart into an over-the-top space adventure. Once again,... Read More

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49 Buddhas

by John M. Murray

Blending elements of philosophy, religion, and the mystery genre to interesting effect, "49 Buddhas" is the start of a series to watch. Jim Ringel’s refreshing and complex murder mystery "49 Buddhas" borrows from Eastern philosophy and... Read More

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Sector 12 and the Art of Falling

by John M. Murray

With flavors of a western but set in space, this military adventure is over-the-top fun. Joseph Kainz’s raucous, ribald space adventure "Sector 12 and the Art of Falling" follows a heroic agent who’s combating a conspiracy. Ranger... Read More

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Cobra Clutch

by John M. Murray

In this side-splittingly funny action mystery, a retired wrestler becomes embroiled in a strange kidnapping case. An old wrestling buddy calls on “Hammerhead” Jed Ounstead for a favor. It seems someone has kidnapped his pet snake for... Read More

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