Exile Hunter

“Pure energy in print form, whether the characters are being pursued or simply talking; Fleming has proven himself a craftsman.” KIRKUS REVIEWS

“As with all of Preston Fleming’s previous books, EXILE HUNTER weaves together the harsh realities of personal betrayal, physical torment, emotional pain, and a spiritual quest with astute intelligence.” BOOKPLEASURES.COM

EXILE HUNTER, the third book in the Kamas Trilogy, begins in 2023, one year before the Kamas revolt, in a dystopian America ruled by a tyrannical President-for-Life who turns America’s military and intelligence assets against his domestic enemies. The protagonist, an undercover officer specializing in targeting exiled political opponents, becomes the scapegoat for a failed operation and is sent to die in a corrective labor camp near the Arctic Circle. But, defying all odds, he survives, escapes and devotes his remaining energies to finding and aiding a woman whose family he has ruined.

READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS WINNER 2014 (FICTION-DYSTOPIA)

SYNOPSIS:
Beirut, 2023: When undercover intelligence officer Warren Linder agrees to lure an exiled opponent of the President-for-Life back to impoverished, low-tech, post-Civil War II America, Linder is unaware that the target is his childhood sweetheart’s father. On learning this, he ignores his better instincts and plunges ahead. But a surprise encounter with the woman who rejected him years before triggers a change in Linder that derails the operation. His bosses, suspecting treachery, capture Linder along with the target and his daughter and spirit them back to the U.S. aboard a secret rendition flight. Linder’s ensuing journey takes him from Beirut to a Virginia interrogation center and on to an Arctic labor camp; then, after a nearly impossible winter escape, on a 2000-mile trek to the Utah Security Zone, where his onetime love was last held. Though he finds her, their respective ordeals have changed them. The story reaches a climax in the couple’s home town of Cleveland, where Linder aims to recover his former target’s last cache of rebel funds and use it to take his loved ones beyond the regime’s reach. EXILE HUNTER is a tragic yet life-affirming saga of a man who risks everything to set right past wrongs, regain lost love and resist the tyranny he once served.

In EXILE HUNTER, author Preston Fleming offers his most richly imagined vision yet of the future American dystopia introduced in FORTY DAYS AT KAMAS, while endowing the story’s characters with complexity and a remarkable capacity for growth. Warren Linder’s epic journey crackles with excitement at every step and leads to a deeply satisfying conclusion. Devoted Fleming readers will likely consider EXILE HUNTER the author’s best work by far.

Net Impact

Dick Thornby is not Hollywood’s idea of a spy. He’s a new kind of spy for a new kind of world. In his rough and tumble job there are no tailored Italian suits, no bimbos eager to please, and no massive underground fortresses built by evil overlords seeking world domination—just an endless series of sinister threats to the safety and security of the billions of mundane citizens of the planet. Sure, Dick’s tough and he knows a few tricks to help him get out of a tight spot, even if his boss accuses him of over-reliance on explosives. But he’s also got a mortgage, a wife upset by his frequent absences on “business” trips, and an increasingly alienated teen-age son who spends way too much time playing in gaming worlds on the computer. In the end, Dick can save his partner, save his marriage, save his son, or save the world, but he can’t do it all. Says Spy Guys and Gals: “What a terrific ride … action, great characters, interesting twists, and enough suspense to make you both hold your breath and turn the page” Says Game Knight Reviews: “This is a spy novel that intersects with the world of MMORPGs and combines a set of topics I haven’t seen before. It is a bit of The DaVinci Code with some James Bond and a modern virtual reality spin.”

Meet Donald J. Bingle

Donald J. Bingle is the author of eight books and more than seventy shorter works in the thriller, science fiction, fantasy, mystery, horror, steampunk, comedy, and memoir genres, including the Dick Thornby Thriller Series (Net Impact, Wet Work, and Flash Drive) and the near-future military science fiction thriller Forced Conversion, about which Hugo and Nebula Winner Robert J. Sawyer said: “Visceral, bloody–and one hell of a page turner! Bingle tackles the philosophical issues surrounding uploaded consciousness in a fresh, exciting way. This is the debut of a major novelist–don’t miss it.” More on Don at www.donaldjbingle.com or follow him on FB, Twitter, and TikTok @donaldjbingle.

Mutant Beast Hunter

It began with what was to be the cure to all of life’s ails, a bio-engineered virus that could reprogram the DNA of any living cell. The virus cured cancer and all variety of genetic conditions, created super crops that ended famine, and caused trees to literally grow into buildings. It was the beginning of a new era where anything and everything was possible. But then, the virus got loose. It radically and continually mutated all life on Earth. Animals and plants got stronger and smarter; some developed abilities beyond explanation. The advantages of technology faded. Humans became easy prey and retreated into a handful of walled cities. That was a hundred years ago and not much has improved since. Humanity remains cloistered and surrounded by deadly threats. Only one thing keeps them from complete annihilation, the hunters. Only the hunters dare to venture out and gather resources the cities need to survive. Only the hunters dare to keep the mutant beasts at bay. Follow Lucas, a young aspiring hunter from Manhattan, as he learns the tricks of the trade, faces a myriad of deadly beasts, and discovers that the greatest threat to his home isn’t from outside the walls but from within.

Meet William Dickey

William Dickey is the writer of The Otherist fantasy series. Growing up, William was the weird quiet kid in the corner who spent more time interacting with imaginary characters than actual people. Not much has changed. When he’s not inside a book, William enjoys videogames and the occasional jigsaw puzzle. As you can probably tell, he hates writing about himself, he’s far too boring of a character, so he apologizes to anyone reading this garbage paragraph.

The Adventures of Mat Rufs: Mexican ‘Jewel’

Voted ‘Fiction Book of the Year’ by Corporate Live Wire!
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Mat Rufs loves to hop on a plane and travel to a destination—by himself and on the spur of the moment—to explore and immerse.

This time he is lost in a Mexican cave, near the Volcán de Colima, and finds himself amid a heart-racing thriller with a historical twist and an international scope that will keep you up at night.

This book is about travel, adventure, unexpected turns, ancient customs, intuitive decisions, pandemics, international business, and life as it happens!

So are you ready for a thought-provoking adventurous journey?

Then grab your copy of The Adventures of Mat Rufs, and hop on and join the ride!


Meet A. Liachenko

Anna Liachenko is an award-winning writer, entrepreneur, and author of The Adventures of Mat Rufs series which has won the Fiction Book of the Year award from the Corporate Live Wire. Alongside her writing, Anna leads Montreal-based marketing agency ZZINC health marketing inc. as its Chief Executive Officer. She is also a real estate investor, a mother of two wonderful boys, and an enthusiastic world traveler, having explored more than 30 countries with her partner, alone or with her family.

Trade Wars

Don’t give up the ship.
Searching for allies, finding enemies. Cameron Grey and his burgeoning fleet deploy in search of new assets. Instead, they are dogged by the usual bad actors of the last half-century.
Cam and his crews go on the offensive not only in their own backyard but with their freshly-minted alliances half a world away. When the net cast around them closes in, Cam takes off the gloves while being greatly outnumbered and outgunned. He risks everything he has built to defend all who stand beside him.
Can the steely resolve of the Texian Armada match up with the iron fists of their opposition?
Pick up your copy of Trade Wars today to find out how this hi-tech naval thriller unfolds.
What early readers are saying:
“The Texian Armada prevents a Third World War”
What a perfect second novel to Mr. Phillips’ first!  Without giving up too many spoilers; this book is even better than the first in the Texian Armada Sagas.
Trade Wars starts out with a literal bang, gunshots with a barrage of a mini-war against the tight knit group of Naval friends; finding themselves within a possible full fledged war with an Eastern country that is trying their best to start a full-on World War in order to take over all Trade Routes on the high seas.
This second novel is high in intrigue, full of even more developed characters; humor matched in the middle of tough times, and much more.  I read it in a short time; as it was hard to put down.
Imagine reading a continual battle without stopping; much like a movie.
The author has the ability to write a painted picture with words, drawing from his obvious long history of protecting our nation with his own Naval experiences.  I was duly impressed with this new novel. Bring On More!  Highly recommended read.- Rae L. 

I’m proud to know that these characters are showing everyone how to be a true patriot and human being. – JR W.


Meet Brandon Phillips

Brandon dove into writing seriously in the last few years while traveling across the globe in the US Navy, and as a propulsion service technician. He has worked onboard many types of sailing vessels, in several technical roles, from tugboats to drill ships: including submarines.
Brandon’s lifelong addiction to reading spans the universes between Westerns to Space Operas. Elements from these many genres are forged together to form the base material in The Texian Armada Saga: a contemporary hi-tech thriller tale of asymmetrical naval warfare, intrigue, and adventure, based around the Gulf Coast.
He currently lives in the Houston Metro Area with his wife and two children. When he is not writing he enjoys making sawdust working on handmade pens and knives.

Before the Unit: The Recruiting of Kevin Banks

How does a Secret Service agent protecting the president of the United States find himself becoming a part of a federal law enforcement team that’s so secretive that their deaths are faked? The team and its support personnel, known only as “the unit”, unknown to him, have had their eye on him.

How he ended up in the unit is not supposed to be known. However, when his wife—the unit’s only female member and the team’s sniper—insists on knowing, she manages to get him to tell his story.

This prequel to THE UNIT series is that story: the human side of how a young man became convinced that protecting the president should be his goal, and how protecting the president led to him doing much, much more. It takes you step-by-step through his journey, letting you see through his eyes and his thoughts how he traveled along the way. By the end of the book, you will know how he got his curious code name—Spud—and understand what is meant by the phrase “keeping it real.”


Meet Anne Fox

Anne Fox lives in El Paso along with 21 chickens, a pond full of goldfish, and two Maine Coon cats. She enjoys many hobbies, including crafts, gardening, and rockhounding. When not writing, she practices her marksmanship skills and draws upon that for her crime/suspense series, The Unit. Also the holder of a Commercial pilot’s license, she once ran her own flight school and trained many people to fly, having over 6,000 flight hours recorded in her pilot logbooks.

Anne began writing in 2019 with her debut book, Gabriel’s Call—a stand-alone novel about a woman believed to be schizophrenic and her doctor. It’s the only stand-alone and the only metaphysical book she has penned. She then segued into the crime/suspense genre, with now 21 books to The Unit series and number 22, the last of the series, being written. She will continue the unit’s story with the series that will be sequel to The Unit: The Unit: Gen 2, which will take place 25 years into the future as the children of The Unit’s two main characters enter the team. She is also considering another series, tentatively titled The Investigators, that will highlight the analysis of a crime scene from the gathering of evidence to the forensic analysis, and end with the solving of the case.

Marshall’s Gold

Edge of your seat cartel shoot-outs, jungle battles, sexy fun love scenes, are all part of this mystery thriller. When an American cop travels to Cancun to find who killed his brother, he steps into a raging battle to find where the brother hid the pirate gold he found while diving. But working a case can be hard when you’re forced to take your nephew and YouTube star mom along. And if you’re secretly having an affair with a cartel killer’s wife, it can be murder.


Meet K.R. Hill

Because I traveled with a backpack for more than a decade and wrote travel articles, some might say I’ve lived an adventurous life. But writing riveting thrillers is the real adventure.

Psychos Anonymous

A serial killer thinks he overstepped his bounds on his last murder. He attempts to seek help on the serial killer website REDRUM. A psychiatrist who believes he can help psychotic killers through counseling sets up a group therapy meeting dubbed Psychos Anonymous. Six masked murderers attend the meeting but one of them is not there to be counseled. 


Meet Cedrick E. Wilson

Cedrick was in love with writing before he even realized it. It started first with his love of film. With movies like Flash Gordon, Star Wars, Cooley High and The Warriors. Those films opened up his creativity. There were times when visiting his Grandmother or his great Aunts on their secluded farms in the state of Texas when his imagination was all he had.

As a teen, he moved to Florida and that’s where his creativity took off. In his first couple of days in a new school, he was approached by a classmate who asked did he know how to rap? He answered no, but the classmate replied by saying I’ll show you. Cedrick began to write raps which back in the eighties was more like stories and much different than it is today. He wrote the story and the classmate rearranged the words and organized them into rap lyrics and from there he just couldn’t put the pen down. After the classmate moved away, Cedrick kept on writing stories and turned them into rap lyrics even though he couldn’t rap to save his life.

After high school, he kept writing but a discovery in a magazine helped him go in a different direction. He came across an advertisement for writers, a store that sold books that taught you how to write screenplays. His love for movies and writing came together.

Life happened and he put away his pen to provide for his family but the stories swimming around in his head wouldn’t go away. Even though he was busy with work and taking care of his family, he made sure that he made time to write. He wrote a ton of scripts and entered a few screenwriting contests, but he realized to make it in Hollywood you’d more than likely would have to move there and would be a lot more difficult to get in the door. His wife kept telling him for years to write books instead but he didn’t think he was cut out to be an author in that capacity.

A life altering event plus the fact that he’s not getting any younger finally caused him to take the plunge.

He published his first book in January 2018 with more to come.

Pantheon

Athaliah Sowell is accustomed to the harsh winters and gentle springs of Sebel. She may be just a young farmhand, but a fire burns within her heart. Her father served in the infamous Hollow Wars, a war that bathed their fields in blood. All for the price of freedom. Even with the newfound peace, smoke is on the horizon. The delicate truce with the other nations teeters on the edge of collapse. As the eldest child of the Sowell family, Athaliah must now take up the mantle. Sebel is a land filled with beauty as well as monsters, but Athaliah has always wanted more. Beyond the shore, her destiny awaits.

In the South of Sebel, Yaphet stands on the edge of his clan. By divine law, he was forbidden to learn their sacred rights, cast aside for his abnormalities. However, a sign of providence could prove to be his steppingstone. For as long as he can remember, he’s wanted access to the vast knowledge of the Mystic Order. Before that dream can be grasped, he must be tested. The sacred hunt awaits.

Though they are at opposite ends of the continent, the fate of these two are inextricably intertwined. 
Fans of the adventure, fantasy, and horror will rejoice with Pantheon.


Meet Joshua Landeros

Joshua Landeros is an up-and-coming author. He lives in the small town of Perris and attended the University of California, Riverside with a BA in History Administrative Studies. He enjoys coffee, brewery exploration, quoting movies profusely, and reading comics.

Magi of Gaia – Volume One: I Told a Lie

Three young, inexperienced magicians must defend their world against a wave of increasingly difficult opponents. That’s what Magi of Gaia is essentially about, but if you’re only looking for fierce, hard-hitting action, you’ll overlook the humor, kindness, and drama that bring this world to life. Sure, you might be happy with the amazing uses of magic and the broken noses, but you’ll miss out on seeing the quick temper of the usually-composed Jorri, the softheartedness escaping from Yuna’s severe demeanor, or Eren’s courage overcoming her self-doubt.

This trio, the Magi, are the imperfect heroes—human in spite of their incredible powers—and are tasked with keeping their world from falling into darkness. When a magician enters Gaia’s realm, it’s the Magi’s job to find them, determine whether or not they are hostile, and deal with the situation appropriately. It’s a lot to ask, and things aren’t helped by the appearance of a woman claiming to be a deity whose sole joy seems to be breaking the Magi’s spirit … and their bodies. This woman shows her powers seldomly, but when she does, she breaks the very logic of their world and makes it look effortless.

Come and read more. Find out how our heroines can laugh and joke around, even under the toughest of circumstances. See if you can figure out why Eren, a girl who should be a beloved hero, is treated as though she’s diseased. Discover why 80% of Gaia’s population is … female?!

It seems Gaia is different from Earth is more ways than you might think.


Meet T.E. Holtz

T.E. Holtz is an American writer who first started drafting the original Magi of Gaia (then titled “Welcome to Gaia”) as a playful hobby online in 2014. After a year of writing for fun, Holtz saw that the story could be reworked in a meaningful way with more excitement, better characterization, and a more, fuller view of this new world called Gaia. Finally, after years of tweaking and developing, Holtz ended a nearly 10-year employment at one of the world’s largest retailers in hopes of pursuing a love grander than the universe—a love for the world of Gaia and all the beloved characters than inhabit it.