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Oct 20, 2020
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Title: Dad or Die
Genre: Contemporary YA
Length: 87,000 words
Author: Jerome Jochems

An offbeat boarding school is Tyler Tillens's chance to escape his parents' clutches, but only if he can hide a dark family secret – and hide his crush on roommate Seamus from his parents. Seamus and devoted mentor Mr Gates show Tyler that his future isn't as fixed as the burn mark on his chest, but any misstep could prove fatal: Father's cult doesn't shy away from murder. And Tyler isn't the only one keeping secrets.
 
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Vivienne Frist

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  • Title: Anything for an 'A'
  • Genre: Adult Mystery
  • Length: 90,000 words
  • Author: Vivienne Frist
Twenty-seven year-old college advisor, Sarah Stanton, would love to cure her imposter syndrome and the waning interest of her gorgeous professor boyfriend. When she discovers her mysterious student disappeared after their appointment, she teams up with the hot campus cop to find clues—until those clues implicate her professor boyfriend. Sarah must choose between trusting him and clearing his name or turning him in to face his fate. Netflix's THE CHAIR meets STEPHANIE PLUM
 
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14grecok

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Aug 31, 2020
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Title: Reusable

Genre: Chick-lit with cozy mystery elements

Word count: 78,000

Author: Kaitlin Greco

When YouTube sensation Jenna Caprisi is filmed poaching elephants in Africa with Dom Mergeniere, her career crumbles faster than a paper straw. The video appears fabricated until Dom is murdered, but the only one on the pier that night was Jenna’s arch-rival, Nina Armant. Can Jenna and Nina team up to find out who really should be cancelled before they both become another plastic bag casualty?
 
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  • Title: The Botany Project
  • Genre: Upper YA thriller (with some soft sci-fi elements)
  • Length: 82,000 words
  • Author: Hailey Leonard
Welcome to The Botany Project: your latest hidden-camera reality show obsession. The last thing 18-year-old Natalie Curtis remembers, she was found guilty of second-degree homicide, ruining her plans of going to Stanford and tarnishing her "Little Miss Perfect" reputation. Now, she's stranded on an empty tropical island with nine other violent criminals, all with one common goal: survive until the end of the season and claim the ultimate prize of having their crimes completely absolved.
 
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Title: A Celtic Love Song
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 100,000 words
Author: Mary Karlik
When a talented Scottish fiddler quits his job to rejoin his Celtic band, he promises to do whatever it takes to make the band a success but he doesn’t count on falling for the wee American lass with blazing fiddle skills. And when he discovers his bandmates have devised a scheme using her to gain advantage in a prestigious contest, he must decide betraying the band or the woman he loves
 
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Title: This Grand Looking-Glass Hotel
Genre: Adult Contemporary
Length: 97,000 words
Author: James G Moore

Elliot Thorn, an eccentric Black college student and the mostly White campus' amateur detective, faces his biggest case yet--assault on a freshman. Elliot’s well-known obsessive drive to answer every question he encounters collides with the victim—his first-ever crush—who does not want her attacker found. Spellbound by his infatuation, Elliot makes a promise to the victim that quickly puts him at odds with the college’s Honor Code and a student body that’s calling for justice.
 
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Title: Z.E.R.O.
Genre: MM Romantic Thriller
Length: 87,000
Author: Jason Wrench

Blayne is an openly gay graduate teaching assistant whose life is about to be turned inside out when he lets Ethan, the closeted “E” in the hit boy band Z.E.R.O., come stay with him after Ethan’s lover is assassinated in New Orleans. Neither Blayne nor Ethan know what they’ve gotten themselves into. Ethan’s lover was killed by agents of a shadowy organization known as The Foundation. The Foundation will go to extraordinary steps to keep their secrets from going public, and they think Ethan has the information.
 
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Title: ZITI'S GARDEN
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 353 Words
Author/Illustrator: Alvina Leder

Ziti grows art in her garden, but because Ziti is a zebra, all her art is black and white. All the animals in town love and embrace what Ziti grows--sculptures, fashion, literature, etc.--and make it a part of their lives until one day, Ziti's next door neighbor, a brown sheep named Gordon, hollers: YOUR ART IS BORING! Fortunately, Ziti is clever and knows exactly how to spice up her garden in a most creative and artistic way!
 
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Title: A Late Awakening

Genre: Contemporary Romance / Women’s Fiction

Length: 83,000

Author: Noel Stevenson

Amanda would be a ‘catch’ by any measure: successful, beautiful, but at fifty-six still grieving her husband, his sudden death too much to bear. But a chance meeting sets her on a strange journey of reawakening, loss and love two sides of a coin. Her friendship with a seriously ill woman who seeks assistance to die, takes her on a course that changes her life, love ever elusive in the shadow of loss, but there if only she dares to look, to grasp the nettle before her, and open to her fate.
 
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ninaparks

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Sep 30, 2021
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Title: Blood Binds
Genre: Fantasy Romance (NA)
Length: 72,000
Author: Nina Parks

Once the ritual begins there are only two ways out, open the realm gate or die trying. Maia is called to re-join the Claustritrum, a place she vowed never to return, to take part in a ritual that has the power to open the gate to other realms. Not everyone wants to see that happen and no one can be trusted in a place where secrets are the currency.
 
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ninaparks

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Title: The Remnants of Secrets
Genre: Adult Thriller (Small-town)
Length: 71,000
Author: Nina Parks

Sometimes it is better when secrets stay buried, sometimes memories are nothing but lies. After the death of her estranged father, Freya is forced to return to her small hometown. Her return sets a series of events in motion that may finally give her the answers to the strange disappearance of her older sister from over a decade ago.
 
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AJClay

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Title: The Banshee’s Kiss
Genre: YA urban fantasy
Length: 69000 words
Author: AJ Clay

Sion's fallen for the charming Flora but there's one hitch: she's a banshee, and Sion's top of her hitlist. As death starts to touch her family, Sion must discover if Flora will defy her boss for a human – or if her love is really to die for. Killing Eve meets Out Of The Blue.
 
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Title: Covenant House
Genre: Paranormal Thriller
Length: 80,000
Author: Ane Ryan Walker

Winnie Wardell is charged to convert of her ancestral home to a B&B, even though it's haunted—by her deceased grandmother. Always a wedge between Winnie and Gran, Winnie's mother, the current owner, threatens to sell the house if she doesn't comply. This convinces bereft Winnie to cleanse the house of it's ghosts, although she'd lose all touch with the grandmother who raised her. Her childhood friend, a former RC priest, offers to help sift through 300+ years of family history, secrets. and lies as Winnie accesses the grimoires of her family witches. But family is rarely who you think they are. Or seem to be.
 
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ReginaMorris

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Title: Pink Ribbon Perfection
Genre: Contemporary Romantic Comedy (Own Voice)
Length: 93,000 words
Author: Regina Morris

Thomas needs to stop his brother’s wedding, but the bride curtails his efforts with the one bridesmaid who would hate him the most. Ashely, struggling to regain her sexuality after a double mastectomy and refusing reconstruction, attends a family wedding (ugly and revealing bridesmaid dress and all) not realizing she has been paired off with the leading breast reconstruction surgeon in Chicago. Thomas & Ashely lose the bride’s wedding ring, their emotional baggage, and their hearts in Vegas.
 
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