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THE COELHO MEDALLION
A DAN KOTLER THRILLER
An ancient medallion is unearthed in Pueblo, Colorado, revealing a secret that will rewrite the history of North America—the Vikings somehow made it to the continent's interior, centuries before Columbus made landfall, and there they built a city of gold.
But today the COELHO MEDALLION has been stolen, and a linguist and researcher has been abducted in connection with the crime. Could the abductors be after the fabled city of gold? Or do they have a more sinister plot in mind?
DAN KOTLER is an independent researcher who often finds himself in more trouble than he was expecting. But when his colleague is abducted he finds himself being investigated by the FBI, he must use all of his brilliance and expertise to find her and absolve himself.
ANWAR ADHAM has plans for a terrorist action on U.S. soil, and information from the Pueblo research site can give him everything he needs to put his plans in motion. Unless Adham is stopped, thousands and possibly millions will die.
Whoever wins this contest of wits and wills will hold the fate of thousands in his hands, and will also lay claim to the fabled city of gold.
It's an adventure that can redefine the history of America as we know it. Kotler finds himself facing off against both the FBI and Adham's terrorist network as he struggles to solve the mystery of Vikings in Colorado, to rescue Evelyn and stop Adham's plans before it's too late.
THE ATLANTIS RIDDLE
A DAN KOTLER THRILLER
DAN KOTLER IS BACK, AND THIS TIME HE’S TACKLING ONE OF THE OLDEST MYSTERIES IN HISTORY
1914—Thomas Edison stands and watches his West Orange laboratory burn to the ground, taking his life’s work with it. And he smiles. In his pocket is a stone that is the key to untold mysteries, and with it he will start fresh, and create wonders beyond any of his previous work.
1974—Two US Army Special Forces officers uncover a lockbox filled with invaluable enemy intelligence that can turn the tide of the Vietnam conflict. Among the papers and maps is another stone, nearly identical to Edison’s. With this, the two officers will build a financial empire, corrupt to its core but powerful enough to elude even the FBI.
TWO STONES, FOUND SIXTY YEARS APART, AND BOTH HOLDING CLUES TO WHAT MAY BE THE LOST CITY OF ATLANTIS
Today—Dan Kotler, independent researcher and archeologist, is winding down from the events surrounding the theft and recovery of the Coelho Medallion, and discovering that the fallout of this history-altering adventure reaches further than he’d imagined. As academic colleagues shun him and the press hounds him, Kotler finds himself looking for a new purpose.
When Gail McCarthy, granddaughter of one of Manhattan’s wealthiest real estate moguls, brings an ancient stone to Kotler’s attention, he finds himself embroiled once again in intrigue, jeopardy, and mystery. This time he may uncover one of history’s oldest secrets—if he survives long enough.
Working with his friend from the FBI, Agent Roland Denzel, Kotler strikes out on a quest to uncover and solve the Atlantis Riddle, and once again rewrite history as we know it.
THE DEVIL's INTERVAL
A DAN KOTLER THRILLER
★★★★★ “Half way through I was waiting for Harrison Ford to leap out of the pages!” —Deanne, Review for ‘The Coelho Medallion’
As new technology, based on forbidden historic research, emerges, it quickly turns from hope for millions to a potential threat to billions.
Famed rock-star-turned-philanthropist, Ashton Mink, is murdered in his Manhattan high-rise apartment, leaving behind the words “Devil’s Interval” as the only clue to the killer’s identify or motives.
Dan Kotler, archeologist and consultant with the FBI’s new Historic Crimes Division, and Agent Roland Denzel, of the FBI, are called to the scene of Mink’s murder, and asked to help in the investigation. What they discover is a secret project, based on the research of historic figures such as Sir Isaac Newton, that could alter the course of history and enslave humanity.
Devil’s Interval is a technology so dangerous it was buried twice, only to return and endanger humanity again.
With the assistance of New York Police Detective, Peter Holden, Kotler and Denzel embark on another adventure, racing against the clock to solve Mink’s murder, recover stolen technology, and prevent an act of terrorism against all of humanity.
The Next Sound You Hear Could Change Everything. Read Devil’s Interval Now!
The Brass Hall
A DAN KOTLER SHORT STORY
What is a Celtic tomb doing in Egypt?
Dan Kotler ('The Coelho Medallion') is back in this thrilling prequel!
Dan Kotler can't turn away from a good historic mystery. And finding a tomb for a Celtic god in a mountainous region of Egypt certainly qualifies.
As Kotler investigates, he finds an amazing array of artifacts and evidence, and all of it points to something so remarkable it could redefine history—if Kotler can survive long enough to reveal it to the world.
Join Dr. Kotler for an adventure an Egyptian adventure with a Celtic twist in this thrilling prequel to 'The Coelho Medallion.'
A brush of a hand, a casual bump of an arm, a firm handshake—that's all it takes for Jaylin Roland to absorb everything you know and everything you are, and you have no idea it's happening.
Operating under the codename "Evergreen," Jaylin uses his gifts to make a living from the city's seedy underworld, but his only goal is to stay free and stay alive. He's developed a habit of constant paranoia—never sleeping in the same space twice, always disappearing into the crowded streets of Manhattan.
When a stranger hires him to take on an impossible task for an unbelievable payday, Jaylin suddenly finds himself in a world filled with corporate espionage, international intrigue and a very real and deadly danger that could threaten billions of lives.
There are people who know what Jaylin can do. And they will stop at nothing to control him.
And his only allies are in his head.
THE LUCID: EPISODE ONE
Adam Bolland, a manager at the Colorado Springs municipal water treatment facility, is only trying to enjoy his career, family, and life.
From the authors that brought you the science fiction best seller Citadel series and military apocalypse, techno thrillers, and post apocalyptic survival fiction thrillers...
But when things start changing around him, he isn't sure what's going on. His wife and kids aren't acting... normal. And he realizes the problem is larger than that. His coworkers, friends, and everyone around him seem to be acting strange.
"The Walking Dead meets books like Divergent in this wild, twisting military science fiction plot..." (Not a zombie book!)
So he decides to take matters into his own hands, and steals some vials of a mysterious chemical from his company, embarking on a mad escape from the police, placing himself and his family in danger.
The all-new episodic science fiction best seller series from Kevin Tumlinson and Nick Thacker
But he must find out: What exactly is in the water?
THE LUCID: EPISODE TWO
Adam is on the run, and time is running out.
From the bestselling science fiction authors of the Citadel series and action-adventure thrillers
His family has been taken from him, and he's working to unravel the secret that someone is hiding from him. Don't miss this action-packed second episode of The Lucid.
THINK TANK: EPISODE ONE
Matt Decker had one rule for his multi-billion-dollar think tank: No weapons development.
After his board of directors and senior partners try to do an end run around their founder, straight to a lucrative military contract, Decker decides to take his company and leave. He brings along three of his hand-picked employees, and starts something new—a think tank that focuses on making small changes that have a big impact on the world.
And it couldn't come at a better time.
Famed blogger Anne Marie goes missing in the mountains and forests of Vermont, while on the hunt for the rare and endangered Karner Blue butterfly. Everyone has given up hope of finding her alive. Everyone except Decker and his team.
Using military-grade hardware and combined IQs that read like zip codes, Decker and Associates risk everything, including imprisonment and espionage charges, to try finding and rescuing Anne Marie before it's too late.
Succeed or fail, Decker has plans to change the world, one small act at a time. But what secret is he hiding from his team? And what price could all of them pay if they fail?
THINK TANK: EPISODE TWO
Decker & Associates are making a name for themselves after rescuing a popular blogger lost in the forests and mountains of Vermont. But as things calm down, it’s time to take on their next case.
Joseph Weissman is an autistic child suffering from abuse from a trio of bullies. When he records their actions on video, the district’s zero tolerance policy makes him the criminal. Now facing illegal wiretapping charges, and the possibility of being taken from his single mother and placed into foster care, Joseph and his mother turn to Decker & Associates for help.
Decker’s mission to make a big difference in the world through small changes is noble, but it doesn’t sit well with every member of his team. Will Decker be able to hold everything together long enough to keep a young autistic child with his mother, and out of the system? And can even a multi-billionaire with a crack team of geniuses change a bad policy before it ruins more lives?
THINK TANK: EPISODE THREE
Decker and his team fight to win back the patents and the business of a green tech evangelist who could save the world. But the military may have something to say about it.
Decker faces prison, or worse, in pursuit of this small change. Is it worth it? And what will it cost him and his team if he succeeds? Or fails
A THRILLER NOVELLA
Shawn Stewart is kind of an unusual husband.
He has high-functioning Asperger's Syndrome, but that hasn't stopped him from becoming an incredibly wealthy inventor with a gorgeous wife. Brilliant and resourceful, and sometimes a little clueless, Shawn knows he's anything but a typical guy.
When his wife, Christine, turns out to be an ex-spy and is murdered by someone Shawn thought was a friend, he's forced to go on the run and stay one step ahead of the organization that will do anything to bury one of Christine's darkest secrets
THE OFFICIAL SCIENCE FICTION LIBRARY
Award-winning and Bestselling author Kevin Tumlinson brings his full science fiction collection together for the first time in this official collection. You’ll find his best-known work, and some all new, never-seen material you won’t find anywhere else.
In one bulging volume, you’ll get …
— The complete Citadel series, including all three full-length novels and two official novellas
— Fan-favorite short fiction, including Edge and Tin Man
— ALL NEW content, never before available in print!
— Remarkable new author notes and behind the scenes, bringing you the story behind the story
Whether you’re a long-time reader of Tumlinson’s fiction, or a new fan in the making, this is a can’t miss collection of scifi that will be a prized part of your library.
THE COMPLETE CITADEL COLLECTION
It’s been over a century since the terrorist attack that nearly ended any chance for humanity to travel to the stars. Then there was the fifty years of war with the plant-like Esool, the rise of a powerful, cult-like anti-colonization group, and the increasing tensions between the wealthy upper class and the lower working class.
But we’re getting better.
Except for the part where the first joint colony effort between humans and the Esool results in the colony ship Citadel crashing on the wrong planet, with no hope of returning home.
Now the struggling colony itself led by a former alien enemy, and hidden among them is both the saboteur and the most notorious terrorist history has ever known. Survival will mean pulling together and doing the impossible a few dozen times.
Unless, of course, a brand new alien species puts a stop to the whole thing.
And the colonists thought it was a rough ride coming down.
CITADEL: FIRST COLONY
BOOK ONE OF CITADEL
It’s been more than a century since humanity escaped the overpopulation of Earth, expanding out among the stars. We’ve faced and overcome war with an alien race. We’ve survived terrorist attacks meant to end colonization. We’ve thrived despite unregulated class distinctions, separating the wealthy from the working class.
What comes next may be the end of it all.
A lone colony of human castaways, led by a former alien enemy, find themselves at the mercy of a saboteur and a plot to end humanity’s unrestricted travel among the stars. This could be the finale of the colonies and the end of a species. Everything depends on how smart - and how forgiving - humanity can actually be.
CITADEL: PATHS IN DARKNESS
BOOK TWO OF CITADEL
Against all odds, on an unchartered world, the souls of First Colony have been restored to life, and a centuries old wrong has been righted—sort of.
On the planet’s surface, a young woman struggles to reclaim her mind from the strange aftereffects of the cancellation wave. High above, the struggling colony’s last hope of going home slowly falls from orbit, and two men face death to prevent it.
And as the human colonists and their Esool captain struggle for survival, a new species emerges that can be the colony's savior—or its most dangerous enemy.
As if it needed more.
CITADEL: CHILDREN OF LIGHT
BOOK THREE OF CITADEL
The Citadel tower stands in ruins, while hundreds lie injured or dead. On distant Earth, a powerful madman prepares to seize control of the lightrail, in a move that will change the fate of humanity and the Esool alike.
All hope rests with a new species—represented by a young boy with unknown intentions and unlimited power. Will he be the savior of the colonies, or just speed up their destruction?
As one story ends, a universe of possibilities begins. Citadel and her crew become the pivot point of events that will echo throughout the universe, and history, for centuries to come.
CITADEL: THE VALUE OF WAR
A CITADEL NOVELLA
As his officers and soldiers invade a conquered human vessel, Captain Somar of the Esool is troubled by the ongoing war. Are these two species doomed to war until one of them is extinct.
As the humans bunker themselves on the bridge of their vessel, the Esool prepare for a protracted conflict. But the discovery of a surprising cargo changes everything.
Now Somar will risk his very life to retrieve this cargo and bring some measure of peace to the humans and the Esool.
A CITADEL UNIVERSE SHORT STORY
Sylar just wanted to impress the guys. It wasn't until everything blew up that he figured he should rethink things.
So he fibbed a little. Maybe he didn't actually have a girlfriend in the Colonies. So what?
Now, as Sylar careens out of control in a makeshift space craft, surfing a wave of debris, he's really starting to rethink some of his life choices.
Colony Girl is a short story set in the Citadel Universe.
The Ataxica, a brutal and chaotic enemy, have wiped out most of humanity, leaving behind only children. Years after that disastrous first contact, a remnant military force known as the Service represents humanity's last hope. But hope is fading fast, as the Ataxica have developed a new technology that gives them a significant advantage.
On the eve of a devastating attack, members of the Service discover a lone figure — an artificially intelligent being, floating in space. Once revived, "Tin Man" may hold the key to humanity's survival, as well as the secret of their deadliest enemy. If he doesn't destroy them all first.
Charles Martins, prisoner number 61789, is serving time in a body suit—a prison cell that he wears 24/7. One part prison cell, one part life support system, it takes care of every biological need, provides video for re-education, and even gives him psycho therapy from an AI psychiatrist. What it doesn't do is allow him to touch or feel anything. And while it monitors his every action, it prevents him from doing anything that feels real.
When Charles learns about the Edge—the edge of the world, maybe, or maybe the edge of some virtual reality—he volunteers for the most dangerous community service the penal colony offers. He risks life and any chance of future freedom to enter the Red Zone, where his job is to remove an ocean of zone sludge and earn time off of his sentence.
Charles wants to escape, but he may not like what he finds on the other side of the edge.
What if you discovered the ultimate power source—something that could redefine what it means to be human. What if you discovered, in the simplest of places, that the universe was no longer out of reach?
And what if you learned that we've been though this before, and it didn't end well?
ZERO is a short story about second chances, and all the risks that come with them.
SIX TALES OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
We think we know what it means to be alive, but what if the rules suddenly changed? Humanity has always been at the top of the intellectual food chain, but what if we woke up tomorrow to discover that was no longer the case?
Uncanny Divide features six tales that explore what it means to be truly alive and aware, and what happens when humanity is no longer the benchmark for intelligence.
Authors Nick Thacker, Kevin Tumlinson, and Will Flora bring you six stories that will make you wonder, make you smile, and make you worry about what's coming next.
SAWYER JACKSON AND THE LONG LAND
BOOK ONE OF THE LONG LAND
At sixteen years old, Sawyer Jackson hasn’t seen much beyond his grandparents' remote home, until one day he's transported to the Long Land -- a strange world where everything he knows is turned upside down, and everyone he loves is suddenly in a lot of trouble.
Sawyer discovers that he's a Teth -- an ancient bloodline that can see and manipulate the knotwork that weaves all of reality together.
Now he’s on the run from an enraged god, fighting vicious monsters and overcoming impossible challenges, and struggling every minute just to survive.
Sawyer could be the hero that saves everyone and everything in existence.
But who's going to save him?
SAWYER JACKSON AND THE SHADOW STRAIT
BOOK TWO OF SAWYER JACKSON
The Long Land is a strange and dangerous place, but at the edge of the continent is a dark gap--the Shadow Strait. It is a void between realities, and no one who enters has ever been known to return.
So, of course, Sawyer Jackson and his friends and family are on their way there.
As Sawyer’s destiny, to save the Omniverse from the dark and twisted Aeodyumus, comes into sharper focus, things get fuzzy around the edges of Sawyer’s reality. Difficult choices, questionable allies, and new enemies all conspire to make it difficult to know what path to take, and who to trust.
Sawyer finds himself in yet another tangle, and this time there may be no way out.
Teresa thought that being diagnosed with cancer was the worst thing that could happen to her. But as she comes to grips with the inevitable, she starts to see horrible, vicious little monsters feasting on the people around her. They cling to necks, nibble at flesh, burrow into bellies and brains, and are completely invisible to their hosts.
What are these creatures? And are they the cause of illness and disease, or are they just preying on the weak?
Teresa is the only one who can see them, so she may be the only one who can fight them. Lucky for her, she has nothing to lose.
TWO BLOCKS EAST
A SHORT STORY
"Two blocks East." Sometimes direction comes when you least expect it.
"Two blocks East." When his beard suddenly started speaking, he felt he had no choice but to do what it said.
Two blocks east and his life changed forever.
This "Short Pants" story from Happy Pants Books is a quick and moving tale of a man getting a second chance that was as plain as the beard on his face.
This "Short Pants" story from Happy Pants Books is a quick and moving tale of a man getting a second chance that was as plain as the beard on his face.
THE THREE REASONS TO AVOID BEING PUNCHED IN THE FACE
No one knows that better than Charlie Dustin. He's been avoiding his life for three years in every dusty church and old building in Europe. Until the day Elle finds him in a French cafe, bringing along three really good reasons for staying out of trouble.
DEVELOP A DAILY WRITING HABIT AND WRITE YOUR BOOK IN 30 DAYS (OR LESS)
Need to write a book, but don’t want to spend years doing it?
What if you could do it in 30 days or less?
Learn how to develop a daily writing habit. Learn how to determine the length of your book. And learn what to do with your book when it’s done—including editing, layout, cover design, and even marketing.
30-Day Author is a treasure trove of information for the will-be author. Whether you are a public speaker, coach, consultant, or just someone with a great story to tell, get your non-fiction book or novel written fast and on shelves in no time.
Kevin Tumlinson is a prolific author, host of the Wordslinger Podcast, and co-host of the Self Publishing Answers Podcast. Every week, Kevin helps new authors learn more about the craft and the business of writing, publishing, and selling books. In this guide, Kevin breaks down his formula for writing a book in 30 days or any other timeframe you want, and gives you the foundation for marketing that book while developing a daily writing habit that will serve you for the rest of your career.
Read 30-Day Author today and get started on producing the book you've been daydreaming about.