It’s 2014 and we’re back at it with more great new books from Melange and Fire & Ice Young Adult Books!
New Releases from Melange Books
“Wicked Lustful Tales Vol. 2” by Maria Cox
Wicked Lustful Tales is a compilation of three short stories that blend, drama, friendship, and most certainly steamy romance.
Advertising executive Gina Blanchard has her hands full with not only a busy conference schedule, but a difficult employee too. Fatigued, she calls her boyfriend Dylan Jessup. He encourages Gina to unwind and experiment with a one of a kind sexual experience.
Bryn Banks, a city girl at heart, travels to North Dakota for a summer program in rural Coleharbor, North Dakota. There, she works with biologist Kyle Norman, a small town guy. As they work closely together, the relationship becomes intimate. When the summer draws to a close, Bryn urges Kyle to come with her, but he resists.
Married and in Lust
After three weeks on the road, professional hockey player Ethan Lewis returns home for Thanksgiving. When he sees another man approach his wife Whitney as she waits for him, jealousy and desire take over. Ethan conjures a wild intimate encounter but is he able to persuade a reluctant Whitney to take part?
“Out For Blood” by H. Paul Doucette
There are bad cops, then there are BAD cops.
When one of the good ones receives a call alerting him to a deal going down on a major case he’s working, he has no choice but to follow up on it.
Standing in a darkened alley across from a bar, they watch the seedy bar across the street. When he decides it’s now or never, he and his partner step out with their weapons drawn and advance on the building. His instincts tell him that this could be a setup. But little he know that it is and it has been set by one of his own, a brother cop.
Matt Murphy stood beside the hospital bed looking down at his best friend. He had been shot and was now fighting for his life. Murphy knew that this might happen one day, it came with the job, but he still wasn’t completely ready for the reality of it. As he stood there he vowed to find the one responsible and realized that for the first time in his life he wanted to kill someone.
“Nathan Dee: Search for the Tree of Life” by R. Shalendra
Nathan Dee, a school teacher, finds out that his Father was the head of an underground government agency: ROSAA—Recovery of Outer Space Alien Artifacts. He didn’t expect to be thrust into an adventure that would take him through the streets of Vancouver, across the ocean in a submarine, snowmobiling through the icy terrains of Alaska, and flying into Tibet.
With exploding houses and cars, gun battles with the Chinese Military, kick butt fights with the Triads, and a rumble against Yeti’s in the Himilayan mountains, Nathan has his hands full. Meeting his Dad’s protégé, two alien brothers, a Colonel, a beautiful woman, and a group of outcasts, Nathan encounters epic battles, daring escapes, elaborate schemes, as well as romance.
With a couple of twists and turns he finds a journal, magical globe, and a lost city.
“Band of Gold” by Marissa St. James
Derek Michael’s job as assistant district attorney hasn’t been an easy one and ultimately cost him his marriage. His wife, Erin, vanished after running out of their house and no trace was found except for Derek’s submerged car. Now, six years later, another woman of Derek’s acquaintance has vanished and Derek is once again the prime suspect. Who is trying to set him up and can the police solve the case before another woman disappears?
New Releases from Fire and Ice
The Long Sleep by Caroline Crane
Hoping to make friends at her new school, Maddie joins the newspaper staff. Its charismatic editor, Hank Dalbeck, plans a controversial series on the right to die. This causes so much discussion at their weekly meeting that Hank misses his bus home and accepts a ride with Maddie. Before they can leave the parking lot, someone fires a shot through the windshield.
Now Hank himself is in a coma, like the people he wanted to write about. Who put him there? Was it someone violently opposed to his ideas?
Maddie suspects Evan Steffers, her jealous and possessive ex-boyfriend, who is supposed to be out of state. Nevertheless, he’s been stalking her, sending flowers, messages, and threats. He’s everywhere and nowhere, and her life is in danger. Even attractive police officer Rick Falco can’t protect her from an unseen menace.
Maddie decides to carry on with the work that got Hank shot. Digging though old news clippings, she begins to understand the truth.
But it comes too late.