Video Trailer: Lumiere

Lumiere-Jacqueline Garlick ebooksmAfter an unexplained flash shatters her world, seventeen-year-old Eyelet Elsworth sets out to find the Illuminator, her father’s prized invention. With it, she hopes to cure herself of her debilitating seizures before Professor Smrt—her father’s arch nemesis—discovers her secret and locks her away in an asylum.

Pursued by Smrt, Eyelet locates the Illuminator only to see it whisked away. She follows the thief into the world of the unknown, compelled not only by her quest but by the allure of the stranger—Urlick Babbit—who harbors secrets of his own.

Together, they endure deadly Vapours and criminal-infested woods in pursuit of the same goal, only to discover the miracle machine they hoped would solve their problems may in fact be their biggest problem of all.

Lumiere, the young adult Sci-Fi/Fantasy novel by Jacqueline E. Garlick, is available from and Amazon UK.

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Indie Reads – June 2014

Indies Unlimited does not review books, but we do have a couple of renowned reviewers on staff. We thought a great way to celebrate indie writing would be to ask those reviewers for their top indie picks of the month. Here are this month’s top picks from our experts:

A Gourmet DemiseA Gourmet Demise by L.A. Lewandowski

“I loved the setting of high-class dining and the obscenely rich, and best of all, I just couldn’t guess whodunit, which is always a good sign of a deftly crafted mystery.”

Read the rest of the review by Cathy Speight.

A Gourmet Design is available through

binds that tie 120x177Binds That Tie by Kate Moretti

“I couldn’t figure out what was going to happen or what I wanted to happen as I struggled with some questions. When is the right thing wrong, and really, what is the right thing here?”

Read the rest of the review by Big Al.

Binds That Tie is available on

Amish Vampires in Space 120x177Amish Vampires in Space by Kerry Nietz

“The read was fast, the writing sharp and easy on the eye, the characters all worked and made sense. Tension was maintained right to the end.”

Read the rest of the review by Pete Barber.

Amish Vampires in Space is available through

Scorched Earth 120x177Scorched Earth by Lynne Cantwell

“Ms. Cantwell has done an excellent job weaving her story, which has a global impact, to relate it on a personal level.”

Read the rest of the review by ?wazithinkin.

Scorched Earth is available at

Aversion 120x177Aversion by Kenechi Udogu

“The book turns into more than just a budding teenage romance by adding intrigue with a paranormal touch..”

Read the rest of the review by Sooz.

Aversion is available through