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1) The Two Schillings by Anthony O’Brian
Genre: Historical, Romance
Word Count: 183,680
Average Goodreads Rating: 4.33 out of 5 stars
The 100 Years War has torn both England & France. King Henry IV is on the throne newly taken and his son Harry of Monmouth, soon to be Henry the V is up to his legendary deeds. This epic centers around a stalwart young man, Adrian, trained in the art of war, but not in the art of love. Honor is paramount and heartbreak is imminent. His first love, Victoria Marie becomes his study in both. Adrian, in time, distinguishes himself with the prince’s knight-at-arms and in a melee, to become a personal attendant to the Crown Prince. He has the opportunity to save the Prince’s life and then to defend his honor. Along the way he meets Raleigh and the two quickly become best of friends. Many twists and turns await as the author carefully and skillfully weaves in the historical settings of the times and of Europe, while maintaining the focus of a historical romance. This epic climaxes in a duel of honor that captures all of the London’s wild enthusiasm.
2) Vengeance’s Fire by Alaina Stanford
Genre: Fantasy, Teen
Word Count: 53,630
Average Goodreads Rating: 4.36 out of 5 stars
He’s a prince: boisterous, charismatic and daring. She’s a modern surgeon: quiet, introspective and curious about his kingdoms alternative empathic healing.
Kendra had not seen Cap in 6 months. As Kendra prepares to travel deep into the mountains with a group of Empathic Students Cap suddenly appears. Their journey will lead them toward an evil more dangerous than either could ever imagine. A presence that could bring an end to the Empathic way of life.
3) Burn Me Again: They Are In Love Again by Becky Harris
Word Count: 11,630
Emma and Brody had been friends since they were in Kindergarten. When high school rolled around their feelings for each other turned into something more than just friendship. Their love was fast and furious, just like their relationship. All was going perfectly until an accident struck Brody’s family. His brother had been in a fatal car accident with a drunk driver.
Struck by the tragedy, Brody turned to alcohol. When Emma found out she immediately confronted him. The confrontation immediately went south when Brody lashed out at her. It severed their relationship separating them for four years.
At Emma’s graduation, she stumbles into him. As soon as their eyes meet the feelings rush back. When Brody asks Emma for a second chance she can’t help, but give it. Though it comes with a few stumbles along the way they pick up right where they left off.
4) Till Zombies Do Us Part by Celeste Ayers
Genre: Science Fiction
Word Count: 16,660
Noah and Amy are two teens in love. There is, however, one problem; the world as they know it was turned into nothing but a pile of chaos and zombies.
As they battle for survival they’ll embark on a journey into the unknown while facing new trials that will put both their love for each other and their humanity to the ultimate test. Just how far will they be willing to go?
5) The First Bite Is the Deepest by Elise Catrina
Genre: Paranormal, Humor
Word Count: 89,630
Average Goodreads Rating: 3.83 out of 5 stars
High school senior Stella Ortiz loves field hockey, her friends, biology class, and the occasional trashy vampire romance. So when she encounters mysterious transfer student Sebastian Weber–a real-life version of her favorite novels’ broodingly gorgeous protagonists–she’s immediately drawn to him. Her friends, on the other hand, aren’t impressed: Sebastian misses tons of school, he day-drinks something that smells like pennies, and oh yeah, he’s a vampire.
What starts as a quirky send-up of vampire romance quickly turns sinister. Stella and her friends find themselves pitted against not only Sebastian but his entire family–a cadre of supernatural predators determined to keep the secret of their existence from spreading any further.
Sometimes, breakups really are a matter of life and death.
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