October has already come and gone! In the midst of autumn and Halloween, a lot of cool superhero novels came out, and I’ve rounded up the ones that caught my eye. As always, I haven’t read all of these books personally, so check out the samples and reviews before purchasing.
Serpent’s Sacrifice (The Vigilantes Book 1)
by Trish Heinrich
Being a hero could cost her everything….
Ever since Alice was saved from her abusive father, she’s wanted to be a hero. But in 1960’s Jet City, women are supposed to want marriage and babies, not cowls and secret identities.
When her beloved aunt is murdered by a new crime syndicate, Alice takes up the mantle of the Serpent, a heroine who has been protecting Jet City for decades.
But one mistake unleashes a dreadful villain. One who will stop at nothing to take control of the city and kill anyone who stands in the way.
Can Alice survive the battle and become the hero she was always meant to be? Or will the price be too much to bear?
If you like brave heroines, chilling villains and a dash of romance, then you’ll love Serpent’s Sacrifice, the first book in an exciting new superhero series! Get your copy today and start the adventure!
Star Child: Places of Power
by Leo Petracci
Powers are determined by geographic birth locations, and only the rich and powerful are permitted access to prized sites. SC is the first person born in space.
The punishment for unauthorized births is death. Out of fear, SC keeps his strange abilities as his darkest secret. He pretends to be nothing more than a mere Regular while his peers develop unique powers, varying from controlling lightning to producing diamond hard skin. But when his mother is kidnapped by an unknown organization, SC has no choice but to act.
SC ventures into a school of talented students to learn to fight, where he must learn to master his powers without revealing their true nature. But soon he realizes that the school is more than it appears and that it may hold the secret to his missing mother. To rescue her, he will have to reveal powers never before seen in all of history.
Modified: Volume 2
by Kat Stiles
Things aren’t exactly looking up for Kate—if accidentally killing her boss isn’t enough, a handsome police officer shows up to question her. When she discovers there’s a security camera in her office, she freaks the hell out, sure she’s going straight to jail.
Kate begins to realize the awesome implications of her power, but knows she can’t always use it, no matter how tempted she might be. Her friends help cover up what really happened with Chad, but will she be able to keep cool around Mr. Sexy Cop?
One thing’s for sure, she’ll either get arrested or finally get laid…
Fans of Modified, Volume 1 will enjoy this second installment in the short story series, filled with super powered geeky characters, profanity, and sexy situations. Pick up your copy today and get Modified!
Reader Discretion is Advised: If you are offended by strong language or sexual situations, for the love of God don’t buy this series.
Origin (Fuse Book 1)
by David Neth
Ethan Pierce is just another IT tech support rep at Wyatt Industries until he’s zapped and infused with enough electricity that should kill him. But electrocution has just given Ethan terrifying abilities that no man has ever had.
As he grapples with his strange new powers, he and his girlfriend Emma witness a drive-by shooting in the city of Olympia. They soon learn it was related to the Martelli crime family that run the city and don’t like to leave loose ends.
Fearful of the threat of the family, Ethan and Emma try to lay low, but it’s no use. When Emma is attacked, Ethan uses his newfound lightning abilities to become Fuse, Olympia’s “man in black.”
Fueled by vengeance and empowered by his new abilities, Ethan vows to find the man who attacked Emma and get justice. But will his powers be enough to save her?
Villains Don’t Date Heroes!
by Mia Archer
Night Terror. The greatest villain Starlight City has ever known. The greatest supervillain the world has ever seen. She rules her city with an iron fist, and there are no new worlds to conquer.
Needless to say life is pretty damn boring.
All that changes when she decides to shake things up by robbing a bank the old fashioned way and runs into the city’s newest hero: Fialux. Flying Fialux. Invulnerable Fialux. Super strong Fialux. Beautiful Fialux?
Night Terror has a new archenemy who might just be able to defeat her, but even more terrifying are the confusing feelings this upstart heroine has ignited. She doesn’t like heroes like that. She definitely doesn’t like girls like that. Right? Only she can’t deny the flutter she feels whenever she thinks of Starlight City’s newest heroine!
The line between hate and love is a razor’s edge that the world’s greatest villainess will have to walk if she wants to hold onto that title!
Villains Don’t Date Heroes! is a lesbian scifi romance novel that explores the world of villains, antiheroes, and heroes in a whole new way!
The Final Battle (The Viral Superhero Series Book 7)
by Bryan Cohen and Casey Lane
Humanity’s last stand begins now…
Ted Finley is ready to fight, equipped with a weapon that could change everything.
Erica LaPlante is ready to lead with an army prepared to make its final stand.
Natalie Dorn is ready to die, though she wonders if there’s something worth living for…
But The General is ready to end all of their lives with one fell swoop.
Within 24 hours, a victor will be crowned. Can Ted and his friends survive long enough to take back their world?
The Final Battle is the seventh and last book in a series of captivating superhero novels. If you like intense battles with superpowers, incredible alien species, and heart that can’t be stopped, then you’ll love Bryan Cohen and Casey Lane’s conclusion to The Viral Superhero Series.
Buy The Final Battle to witness Good vs. Evil once and for all…
Rise Of The Super Strike
by Maxwell Blake
Benji, a.k.a. Strike, has three awesome things–flight, electric blasts, and a genius best friend who can create and fix anything.
Unfortunately, he also has a nemesis–The Darkness, a murderous mastermind with the ability to blind and incapacitate anyone she sees.
Will our hero and his trusty sidekick prevail? Find out in Strike’s first adventure, Rise Of The Super Strike.
Misadventures with a Super Hero (Misadventures Book 3)
by Angel Payne
Working the night shift at a five-star hotel in downtown Los Angeles, I get my fair share of weirdos. But none of them prepared me for the night I met Bolt. He saved my life.
Now, he’s my super hero—the hunk I’m yearning to thank in more creative ways than a damn kiss on the cheek. Too bad he’s actually Reece Richards, my full-on nerd of a real-life boss.
He’s got some commitment issues thanks to his evil ex and global empire—and from having to save the city from a maniac out to destroy everything he loves.
But there’s something that just may interfere with all those plans. My heart.
Indomitable (The Push Chronicles Book 1)
by J.B. Garner
Irene Roman never wanted to be a hero. She was a scientist living an otherwise normal life, and that was enough for her. One fateful evening, though, Irene discovers a betrayal that undermines everything—one event that in the blink of an eye, changes not only her life but the future of the entire planet.
Now the world is inhabited by people with powers and abilities far above those of mortal humans. The repercussions of superhuman battles on the Earth are great and terrible. Lives are shattered, communities destroyed, and mankind’s destiny is plucked from its grasp. At the center of it all is Irene, who not only is one of two people on the planet who knows the cause of this unbelievable change, but she is one of the few people who may be able to stop it. The only problem is the only other person will do anything in his vast power to keep the world in its terrible altered state.
Who dares to claim the right to choose humanity’s fate? What price will Irene pay to be the hero she never wanted to be? In the end, will Earth return to the safety of the mundane … or will it remain in the chaos of the superhuman and the supernatural?
Indefatigable (The Push Chronicles Book 2)
by J.B. Garner
Three months ago, the Whiteout changed the nature of reality across the globe, spawning superhuman beings, both good and evil. Each day since then, Irene Roman, armed only with a strange immunity from the powers of the “Pushed,” has donned the guise of Indomitable to try to reverse that change and protect normal people from the worst excesses of the Pushed. She never wanted to be a hero, but she had no choice in the matter.
Unfortunately, Irene is still only mortal. Her never-ending duties have driven her to a breaking point. Now, what began as a simple kidnapping investigation changes overnight into the worst threat the city of Atlanta has faced. An unholy plague, old enemies, and new challenges all collide, landing squarely on Indomitable’s shoulders, despite the help of her small cadre of allies.
How great a burden can any one person carry, and how much strain can she take? Will Irene crumble, or will she prove to be indefatigable?
Incorruptible (The Push Chronicles Book 3)
by J.B. Garner
Irene Roman, a.k.a Indomitable, and the heroes of Atlanta have lost their battles against evil. Now, with Irene languishing in prison with no hope of escape, Atlanta has become the personal fiefdom of a man who is losing control of himself and his army of extremist Pushed vigilantes. When a mysterious force gives Irene a chance to regain her freedom, she is forced to embrace new allies and recover old ones in an attempt to free her home city. All roads lead toward a final confrontation, one that will decide the fate of a city as well as the ultimate fate of the Pushed in the world. Condemnation or acceptance, villainy or heroism, life or death—it is time to decide!
Dawn (Hero Society Book 1)
by Jessica Florence
Dawn has come, a time for heroes to rise.
Draco has lived long and felt the pain of loss more than anyone in one lifetime could imagine. Immortality was given to him as a gift, a gift that failed him and turned him into a shell of the man that has nothing left but to wait out the end of existence alone.
Rose is an empath who sees more than who Draco is supposed to be: she sees him, and what they could be.
Together, they will begin the search for others with extraordinary powers, to stop a war that’s been brewing for over a millennium.
The journey is only beginning, and an unnamed enemy has started to make his mark on their world.
The dawn of heroes has finally arrived.
Only time will tell if it’s too late to defeat the upcoming darkness of night that now descends upon all of mankind.
Born a Queen (Lilith’s Shadow Book 1)
by Benjamin Medrano
For some, hopes, dreams, and ambitions come easily. Not so much for Lilith. Created by one of the most feared supervillains, Shadowmind, she has no past of her own and only a passing familiarity with the world as it is. With a death sentence hanging over her head due to who created her and how, she escaped into the world to see and explore, and perhaps find a meaning to her life. There she encounters heroes and villains alike, including those who brought her maker to justice.
Gina and Rachel are superheroines in San Francisco, and freak chance brings them into contact with Lilith. As they interact, the three grow to be friends… but with villains after them, who knows what the future will bring?