Literature & Fiction

July 28, 2018

By The Sword

"By The Sword: The Barbarian Wars Vol.1" by John-Philip Penny

The year is 248 AD, and Rome is teetering on the edge of a full-blown crisis, as ruthless barbarians prey upon the empire's weakening borders. It will take a soldier of great military skill and determination to turn the tide. General Decius, a powerful Senator, may be the one man who has both the charisma and power necessary to stem the tide. But as he is soon to find out in the battles to come, his fiercest enemies may not be savage Goths, but his own fellow Romans! Readers of this novel, which is based on actual events, will experience all the pulse-pounding excitement of the beginning of the end of the mightiest empire the world has ever seen!

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July 23, 2018

Helio Apotheosis

"Helio Apotheosis: Part 1: The Scorched Third" by Luke Woodruff

Helio Apotheosis—Part 1: The Scorched Third begins with a mystery as a man, lying on his back in the dust, wakes up, opens his eyes, and sees above him a brown sky. He discovers that his surroundings, baked dry, are unfamiliar to him. Equally unknown are the details of his past. He does not know how he came to this desiccated locale. Thus, his journey for knowledge, understanding, and perspective begins. In time, he will come to realize his world confronts him with challenges, and he will begin to see that his enemies are both internal and external. The adventure that follows will prove to test his character to lengths he never thought possible. With the help of his angel and his God, will he overcome his enemies without and within? Helio Apotheosis—Part 1: The Scorched Third reveals the beginnings of a journey of discovery, endings and beginnings, defeats and victories, and the search for a revelation that will clarify the meaning of all that began in mystery, shrouded in a cloud of dust.

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July 20, 2018

Cosmic Games

"Cosmic Games: The Mars Wild Card, chapter one" by Ralph Camp

In order to avoid endless wars between alien civilizations on opposing sides of invading less technologically advanced planets (like Earth) the Universal King created the Cosmic Games.The Universal King anoints human child Rashad Lawrence to be Earth’s new Guardian. Rashad must face off with an ancient Martian named Ersatz, who is hell-bent on manipulating Rashad to help him fulfill his “thirst for power” over the Universe.

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July 15, 2018

Forbidden Power

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"Forbidden Power" by Paul Kyriazi

After a one night affair with a mysterious woman, a young man wakes up empowered. He searches for her. Now a movie on Amazon Video Direct. Read the book. See the movie. "One night with her gave me the power for success. But I fear she'll be back with her hand extended ... palm up." Computer programmer George Barrett has a one-night stand with a mysterious woman. She leaves him a cryptic message and then disappears. He searches for her to discover the source of her power.

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