Taken Brock Eastman Paperback, 320 pp., $12.99 P & R Publishing (July 1, 2011)
Jump into hyper flight with the four Wikk kids! Forced into a high stakes hunt for their missing parents by the sinister Cpt. Vedrik, the siblings’ only hope is their parents’ Archeos e-journal. The Quest for Truth series unfolds as the four Wikk kids are thrust into a desperate race to find the mysterious planet Ursprung and stop the Übel renegades from misusing its long-lost secrets. Ancient cities, treacherous villains, high-tech gadgets, the Phoenix—encounter all of these and more on this futuristic, interplanetary adventure!
The stranger’s cloak fell back, revealing a white, blood-stained wing. When Melaia, a young priestess, witnesses a gruesome murder in the temple courtyard, age-old legends come to life. Angels. Shape-shifters. Myths and stories—until now. When Melaia becomes a target, she finds refuge with a band of angels attempting to restore the stairway. But the restoration is impossible without settling an ancient debt—the “breath of angel, blood of man,” a payment that involves Melaia’s heart, soul, and destiny.
Precisely Terminated Amanda L. Davis Paperback, 400 pp., $12.99 Living Ink Books (September 12, 2011)
The Cantral Chronicles is a dystopian trilogy set hundreds of years in Earth’s future. The world is oppressed by the ruling class who control the populace with computer chips implanted in their skulls. An uprising is impossible. Or is it?
Cascade Lisa T. Bergren Paperback, 416 pp., $9.99 David C. Cook (June 1, 2011)
In the first book of the River of Time series, two bored American sisters stumble on a door to the past, where Gabi is rescued by a handsome knight who vows to love her forever. But there is a rival for his affections, and the girls flee into the present to escape. Now lovestruck Gabi persuades Lia to help her return, even though she knows dangers abound in medieval Italy, including an entire city who seeks revenge. But Marcello awaits, and Gabi must decide if she’s willing to leave her family behind for love.
Violet Flash Mike Mason Paperback, 368 pp., $9.99 David C. Cook (June 1, 2011)
Ches Cholmondeley saw his sister disappear. Now there are more mysteries: atomic clocks have lost a second, resulting in bizarre events from dropped casseroles to plane crashes. What’s a brother to do? Figure out a way to get his sister back, of course. But the situation is dire. Someone is stealing time, and if the thief isn’t stopped, the world will end. In this sequel to The Blue Umbrella, Ches learns a valuable lesson about love and family.