Falling for the Villain

Being a superhero is hard enough…Don’t fall for your arch nemesis. College junior Aubree Klein stays busy with a full course load, work, and protecting River City from villains as flame-wielding superhero Blue Nova. The last thing she needs is more time with her arch enemy, the evil super genius Dr. Vile. Using his malicious inventions to inflict destruction on the city, Dr. Vile knows just how to get under Aubree’s skin. But when a new and even more powerful villain threatens the city, there’s only one person she can turn to for help. As the temporary allies get closer, they find that identities aren’t the only secrets being kept, and their mutual hatred may have been masking something else all along. With the fate of the city hanging in the balance, will the tense partnership last? And will Aubree find a way to combat her conflicting feelings for the one person she swore to despise?

Meet Kim Elliott

Kim Elliott lives in Langley, British Columbia with her husband, two busy kids, and a sleepy dog named Marley. When she isn’t writing stories, she enjoys watching singing competitions on TV, eating donuts, and going shopping for jeans. (That last one was a blatant lie.) ​Kim is addicted to that butterfly feeling when two characters who are perfect for each other finally realize it. She has a particular soft spot for tough guys who are secretly cinnamon rolls on the inside. If you crave that tingle of excitement you get when reading about two people on the verge of falling in love, her books might be for you!

Absonbrite: Shadows in the Lighthouse

After being born with the power to change the course of humanity, two African American youths are thrust into a world where nightmares become reality and their identities are a mystery. Escorted by the mysterious man in the brown coat and the extremely unfiltered Vee, they discover more about their abilities as they fight through the trials of a forest connected to another dimension on the island of Bermuda. After being pushed to their physical and mental limits, they arrive at a safe haven called the Lighthouse. However, it’s not as safe as they thought. With their survival at stake, they have no choice but to master their powers, adapt to the savage environment of the Lighthouse, and put their trust in the untrustworthy—all while slowly unraveling the secrets of the facility and their own pasts.

Meet Aaron LA.V.R.

Aaron LA. V.R. grew up in Michigan, spending most of his childhood creating his own adventures. Inspired by popular science fiction movies, cartoons, and video games, he would often create stories he either wrote or acted out while playing with friends. As a teenager, he became interested in music and turned those childhood stories into songs. As an adult, he found his way into the world of news, working as a news producer and freelance writer. After many years of searching for the right medium to express his creativity, he is here, hoping to share his imagination and experiences with you as an author.

Serpent’s Return

Serpent is the only one who can save Jet City. The problem is, nobody knows that she’s been murdered. When Alice discovers the legendary hero and her aunt were one and the same, she takes up the mantle and vows revenge. But in a city of masks, nothing is as it seems, not even vengeance. In her moment of triumph, Serpent almost kills the man she loves. Little does she know that she also just created a villain with a vendetta against all vigilantes. Now the city is held hostage by living nightmares that drive the innocent to dark deeds. Serpent realizes too late that the fight for the soul of a city will require more than her desire for revenge. It will require a heroes sacrifice. If superheroes and slow-burn romance are your preferred poison, then suit up and get the first book in The Vigilantes Superhero Universe now!

Meet Trish Heinrich

The Steel Hounds

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For those who hunt for the very best of the LitRPG genre, an impossible to miss new explosive release sure to catch the eye of all the fans of The Land and Awaken Online!
Stan, also known as Mongoose, is an extreme traceur and a freerunner, whose real-life talents attracted the attention of The Steel Hounds, the most notorious and private clan of the virtual world of Artar, famous for serving the grey cardinal. While the political landscape for this new world is yet to form, intrigues, conspiracy, daring raids, and sabotage are the main weapons of the Hounds, and his evaluation has just begun.

To complete it successfully and become a full-fledged member of the clan, Stan will have to adapt to working side-by-side with the most unique people with shady backgrounds — even if he is not a team player by nature and has already failed at the very beginning by choosing the class least suitable for teamwork: Battle Monk.

Stan is rebellious, free-spirited, and daring. He risks his life every day just to avoid getting bored of the daily grind. Normally, an expelled student has no hope of entering the virtual world of Artar, an expensive online VR project, but when a suspicious organization offers to pay all expenses to let Stan in for a special purpose, Mongoose gets his chance to join the select few. However, to successfully complete his trial, Stan will have to face his main enemy — himself, while finding peace and mastering all five styles of the Battle Monks of Artar.

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The Steel Hounds is the first book of the highly popular Russian LitRPG series The Chronicles of Artar by Vladimir Vasilenko. The brightest representative of a new wave of Gamelit writers, Vladimir has created the story of Mongoose, a reckless teenager kicked out of college, who has to struggle with following strict discipline and finding inner harmony while traversing the difficult path of a Battle Monk.

Forging the Nightmare: A Jarrod Hawkins Technothriller

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THE PERFECT WEAPON HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN.

Jarrod Hawkins is ushered into an underground facility, where a group of DARPA scientists use his body for biotechnological research. They use genetic editing, nanomachinery, neural rewriting, and next-generation armor to turn him into the most fearsome weapon on earth. But as they push the limits of human performance and lethality, the facility begins to experience unexpected power outages. There is evidence of sabotage, and the security team is plagued with sickening pranks. There is only one explanation—their creation has turned against them.

As the experiment nears its completion, Jarrod struggles to understand his new abilities. His memories have been shattered, but his instincts scream at him to escape at any cost. On the outside, he has become a machine of war, but inside, the remnant of his former self fights for control. As a team of surgeons prepare for a final operation, Jarrod must make a choice: Will he let them take control of his mind, or will he use his enhancements to break free? Will he become a perfect soldier, or the most fearsome vigilante the world has ever known?