Below is a list of all the local authors that participated in September's local author Meet & Greet.
We have signed copies of the titles below in our store; you can pick them up or have them shipped to you.
Thank you to everyone who participated and for supporting this amazing community of local authors we're so fortunate to be a part of.
Pax is now the head of Omnitech, the biggest company in the world. But despite all his success, he is facing a shareholder revolt and could soon lose his job as CEO of the company he founded. His only hope lies with a new project he hopes will transform human cognition and convince his doubters he is still the visionary to lead the company into the future.
However, when a massive computer virus attacking the fragile bonds holding human society together is launched, Pax is torn away from his concerns for his company. He is forced into a meeting with Alethia, the leader of a mysterious society possessing technology far beyond anything he's ever seen. She reveals a devastating truth about humanity to Pax, before forcing him to make a decision that will affect the future of the human race.
A clever, compelling vision of the future, The Infinet is a speculative fiction thriller that can't be missed
A day of celebration and dedication to the heroes and survivors of 9/11 is suddenly disrupted by a long-planned terrorist attack.
From the tumultuous battlefields of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi deserts to the unsuspecting shores of the United States, Tommy Anderson brings to life an unsettling account of what could actually happen when thousands of sleeping warriors infiltrate the very fabric of American military and public safety agencies.
Fueled by increasing acts of seemingly unrelated terrorism by ISIS militants, and unfettered over a couple decades of political unpreparedness, the Haboob Wind furiously builds to a suspenseful, violent climax. Don't miss the page-turning, twist of events as three retired war buddies join forces to battle the storm.
RAKNID -- the 3rd novel in the Triumvirate series.
The hunger grows ...
Since returning from the Alaskan wilderness, zombie Trey Matthews has felt different. He hasn't told his partners, the vampire Alistaire and the werewolf Sean, but a hunger is building inside him -- a deep, cruel craving that he fears he won't be able to control much longer.
The hunger grows.
A new monster is preying upon Los Angeles. Unprecedented and grotesque, an enemy born of voodoo -- the dark magic that brought Trey back from the dead.
The hunger grows
Now, surrounded by unfamiliar mayhem and too familiar sorcery, Trey Matthews will be tested like never before, as he is pushed from within ... pushed to feed
A rebellious faery princess struggles with satisfying her own desires over what's best for her loved ones. Following her heart in pursuit of the human she loves, Nahia hides her faery identity in order to enter the human dimension.
After giving birth to a daughter, Nahia's secret is revealed, as is the realization that she has forever altered the genetic human footprint. Faced with death, Nahia returns to the faerie realm only to have its dormant weight thrust upon her after the demise of its magical keeper.
To save her home and renew ties with both her human and faerie family, Nahia must find a way to reawaken the realm, become the new Faery Queen, and provide a royal descendant for the new Keeper of the Forest.
After Mandira Research Station worker Forster sees flashes outside that no one else can, the captain of an incoming ship is attacked by an invisible foe. Forster and his enigmatic coworker Efron search for a missing daughter who might be the cause of it all. Can the team stop the force from taking over Mandira, and the entire solar system?
Nineteen-year-old Lauren Reed has always felt peculiar. She has no memory of her past after her parents' mysterious deaths, and her unusual emerald eyes and severe migraines reinforce her sense of being an outsider. With her sophomore year of Northwestern about to begin, Lauren can't wait to escape her adoptive parents' overprotectiveness and move in with her best friend, Raegan, for a fresh start.
Unfortunately, her plan is thwarted when a strange note in her parents' study leads to a frightful vision of a woman running for her life. Lauren's other senses also start to heighten-especially after she meets the very handsome and charming Quinn Maxwell. As her visions and connection to Quinn strengthen, Lauren is stalked by an irate man with a cryptic warning: Raefield is coming for her, and she better not resist, or everyone will suffer.
Frightened and confused, Lauren digs into her past, looking for answers. She is shocked to discover her biological parents were witches. Their lifesaving magic triggered her evolving abilities, which is why she's being hunted by Raefield, a power-hungry madman. Although her parents' coven swears to protect her, Lauren must willingly embrace her new powers or risk a dark fate.
In MINDFUL THINGS, Lauren embraces her true nature as she cultivates her growing powers. She continues to be hunted by loyalists to Raefield, a reminder that he’ll do anything to obtain the essence of her powers, even at the cost of her life.
A psychic assassin. A whirlwind romance. Can Sophia find love and survive?
As extraordinary abilities emerge in the human race, Sophia Walsh uses hers for good, protecting the innocent, rescuing hostages in war zones, even tracking down nuclear weapons.
But not all of the gifted are so benevolent, and after a loved one is murdered, she herself could become the next target.
Enter Nate, good looks, endearing smile, magnetic charm. He's drawn to Sophia and captures her guarded heart, but can they track down the killer before it's too late?
Resonance is the first book in a series of steamy paranormal romance and urban fantasy novels. In the spirit of Patricia Briggs, Kresley Cole and Karen Marie Moning, Resonance invites you to a high-stakes battle for the future.
Buy this groundbreaking supernatural romance today
A supernatural entity has possessed an innocent soul. Now it’s wreaking chaos and fear upon the city of San Diego. It has been killing cops, threatening children, and Nathan has managed to piss it off. This creature has pledged revenge on Nathan and his entire family. All that Nathan can see in the future for his wife and daughter is torture and death before his eyes. What can an average man do to protect his family? He can tap into long repressed talents and abilities. He can forge a weapon. He can fight!
**** With free poster!
Dive deep into the latest, most interesting (and weirdest!) science about underwater creatures with Squidtoons!
These beautifully drawn, educational comics combine fun science facts about marine life, kid-friendly wit, and a strong environmental message. From whale vomit to bone-eating worms, narwhals to sea dragons, Squidtoons presents real ocean science in a series of entertaining, easy-to-understand comics. Venture from the seashore to the deep sea, and learn about the ocean’s diverse life forms straight from the experts.
The future seems beautiful in the World Collective. This nation exists 1,000 years from now and is the perfect utopia.
What would you sacrifice for love?
Morgana Mal is a vampire unlike any before her. In her search for love, she is often at odds with other vampires. Morgana yearns for the good that is in humanity while her sister Desmony is blood-thirsty and cold. The secret of Morgana’s inception and Desmony’s slide into darkness threaten to tear the family apart. As the Mal clan travels the world throughout the centuries, they find that family ties are thicker than blood.
New Breed is an exciting story about a family of vampires who experience love, passion, danger and adventure over many centuries.
When the band you're in starts playing different tunes.... There's someone in my head, but it's not me... It's only rock and roll but I like it... When I had no ears to hear, you sang to me... The ever popular tortured artist effect... The beat goes on... The beat goes on... Is Raptor the only band that can take over the consciousness of it's listeners? And who took over Raptor in the first place? And what's their game plan for, basically, the human race? A diverse group of people coming together in the Fremont area of Seattle... back before Adobe and Amazon and grunge... and moving out on the world. More about Raptor here: facebook.com/RaptorsGoldenHits There most entertaining member: facebook.com/JaxiSez And the screenplay the book sprang from, with character pics, synopsis, and shooting script: http: //mexipost.com/raptor/
In a world remade after the times of old, the stories set in motion a plan of eternity. The names written in the book, and those written on the gate, are the Fabled Ones. The Fabled Ones are those of legendary heritage, and their story begins with the Wolf and the Owl.
Attorney Aaron Baker is retained by billionaire Roman Aristov to make the case that big dinosaurs never existed. Initially drawn by the money to take the losing side of a case, Aaron slowly starts to believe the unbelievable. The Brachiosaurus, Tyrannosaurus-Rex, and all big dinosaurs never existed. While discovering holes in dinosaur theory, Aaron fears his client is hiding something that could impact his case and career. Take your spot in the jury box to see if Aaron Baker can make the case that big dinosaurs never existed and discover what secrets his client is keeping from him in this courtroom drama.
After her father's death in a plane crash, Miranda Woodward's life begins to unravel. On her sixteenth birthday, Miranda receives a mysterious gift: a small wooden box containing a needle and spool of gossamer golden thread, left behind by her father, which begins a chain of events that soon leave her life in chaos. Her pet cat is replaced with another, her teachers don't have her on their roll call at school, even her closest friends forget who she is. When her mother vanishes into thin air, Miranda becomes desperate for answers. She follows clues to a meet a man known only as the Tailor. With his help, she must find a way to fix her life before it's too late.