Peaks Island Press publishes the novels written by the brother and sister team of Eugene and Katherine Woodbury. The ePub and Kindle ebooks are compiled from hand-coded XHTML and published region-free and DRM-free. The ePub editions for Apple, Nook, and Kobo are distributed via Smashwords.
Angel Falling Softly by Eugene Woodbury
Rachel Forsythe's daughter is dying of cancer. Milada Daranyi, chief investment officer at Daranyi Enterprises International, arrives in Utah to finalize the takeover of a medical technology company. When a chance encounter brings them together, Rachel makes a dangerous discovery: Milada is a vampire, and the only person who can save her daughter's life.
Apron by Katherine Woodbury
Making the most of her unique ability to speak to remnants of the dead, Donna Howard researches the provenance of art and antiques. This time around, Donna's investigation into a colonial-era portrait from upstate New York unexpectedly uncovers the dark history of her adopted niece, SarahAnn, bringing to light a possible kidnapping and a serial killer who got away scot-free.
Aubrey by Katherine Woodbury
Aubrey St. Clair was merrily working her way up the social ladder of high society. And then somebody went and turned her into a cat. She is rescued by a "slum magician," except he would happily vivisect her in order to reveal her secrets. To stay alive, Aubrey will have to figure out how to stay human. Or perhaps becoming fully human is the last thing she really wants.
The Bronze Devil by Ranpo Edogawa
A thief is on the loose in Tokyo, a smash and grab artist that targets high-end jewelry stores. The identity of this burglar is no mystery. It's a metal robot, dubbed the "Bronze Devil." With its ability to appear and disappear out of nowhere, the police are powerless to stop it. That can only mean it's time to put master sleuth Kogoro Akechi and the Boy Detectives Club on the case.
Clasp by Katherine Woodbury
Entombed within a cache of holy relics from Medieval England, the ghost of a young boy knows only that he must protect the treasure from a corrupt king. It is up to Donna Howard, an antiquities appraiser who can speak with the spirits, to help him confront his past and reclaim his birthright. Even when the crime is five hundred years old, Donna is determined to solve the case.
Coin by Katherine Woodbury
Donna Howard debuts in a mystery series about what makes people tick. In her day-to-day life, Donna is as ordinary as they come, except for her extraordinary ability to see history, to physically interact with the ghostly remnants of ancient, colonial, and Victorian-age people. When a suspicious death occurs close to home, "then" and "now" collide in ways she can no longer ignore.
Fox & Wolf by Eugene Woodbury
Ami Tokudaiji is a Japanese werefox from an aristocratic family whose fortunes are threatened by a financial scandal. Yuki Yamakawa is a werewolf from the wrong side of the tracks. When they both end up in the same homeroom class at Osaka's most exclusive girl's school, they'll have to stop fighting each other long enough to join forces against the mobsters menacing Ami's family.
The Gentleman and the Rake by Katherine Woodbury
This omnibus edition of Mr. B Speaks! and A Man of Few Words first takes a lighthearted look at the critical events in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice from the perspective of Fitzwilliam Darcy. Then Mr. B, the redeemed rake of Samuel Richardson's scandalous Pamela, gets to tell his side of the story. A lively romp through the roots of the modern romance novel!
Lord Simon by Katherine Woodbury
To save a woman under assault, Lord Simon bespelled her into the walls of his house, magic he discovers he cannot undo. Driven to free her from a prison of wood and stone, he consorts with the dregs of society, and bargains with the high and mighty. As his reputation and his house crumble around him, his obsession to save a woman long thought dead may drive him mad.
A Man of Few Words by Katherine Woodbury
Adaptations and explorations of Jane Austen's most beloved and well-known work have too often transformed Fitzwilliam Darcy into the stereotypical alpha male of Regency romances. In order to correct that popular misunderstanding, Darcy now offers within the pages of this novella a more "balanced" view of the relationship between himself and Elizabeth Bennet.
Mr. B Speaks! by Katherine Woodbury
Did Mr. B, the famously redeemed rake of English letters, romance his great love or abuse her? In a world where characters from novels can be put on trial for their literary crimes, Mr. B must defend his actions before skeptical scholars and an unsentimental judge. Can he salvage his good name and win back his wife? Step into the courtroom and examine the evidence for yourself!
The Path of Dreams by Eugene Woodbury
Although they've seen each other only once, Elaine Chieko Packard and Connor McKenzie have been haunted ever since by passionate dreams they cannot control. They determine to resolve the tensions between the moral strictures of their religion and their own overpowering emotions by eloping, a decision that triggers an unexpected series of events.
Persuadable by Katherine Woodbury
This unique take on Jane Austen's Persuasion records the major events of the novel from the perspective of the novel's nemeses: the scheming Mrs. Clay and the wily Mr. Elliot. Exploring their uneven path to love, Persuadable challenges assumptions about class, money, and marriage that still persist two hundred years later. Who says a couple of gold diggers can't fall in love?
Richard by Katherine Woodbury
Richard St. Clair struggles daily to suppress his less-than-appropriate feelings for his new assistant. He's an engaged man, after all. And he thinks he's got it all under control. Until an unknown adversary slips him a love potion that unleashes his true affections. Now he must scour the city for the identify of his foe and find a way to ethically express the desires of his heart.
Serpent of Time by Eugene Woodbury
Ryô is the last princess of Japan's doomed Southern Court. When a revolt against the shogun fails, she flees with Sen, her loyal lady-in-waiting. Atop sacred Mt. Kôya, Sen's uncle summons the wily Serpent of Time and transports Ryô to the present day. But the serpent harbors a grudge against her family, forcing Ryô to travel back to the past to save her future.
Silver Spoon by Katherine Woodbury
With the help of deceased historical people only she can see, Donna Howard investigates the provenance of art and antiques. The setting is the infamous Salem, Massachusetts, and the item in question a haunted silver spoon. The trail of ownership leads Donna to a stash of antiques in an old man's basement, an old man who died in an accident Donna suspects was less than "accidental."
The Space Alien by Ranpo Edogawa
The year is 1953. Five flying saucers zoom across the skies of Tokyo. Ichiro Hirano's next-door neighbor is kidnapped by an alien lizard creature. The same creature is now stalking the pretty and talented sister of Ichiro's best friend. What in the world is going on? This is the kind of mystery that only master sleuth Kogoro Akechi and the Boy Detectives Club can hope to solve.
Tales of the Quest by Katherine Woodbury
Ah, the Quest! The sight of noble knights setting forth on heroic tasks to win the hand of the fair princess stirs any heart. This fourth installment in the Roesia Chronicles explores the dark and violent beginnings of the Quest, up to its pragmatic and often humorous present. Amidst all the game playing, will true love and genuine respect still triumph? Thereby hangs quite a tale.
Tokyo South by Eugene Woodbury
In this largely autobiographical account of the author's two-year proselyting mission to Japan during the late 1970s, a Mormon missionary is confronted by an overzealous religious bureaucracy and faces his own growing doubts as the work of preaching the gospel gets turned into a cynical and self-serving game of numbers and spiritual one-upmanship.